Engineering Entrance Exams

Studying bachelors in engineering has become very popular since past one decade. Students find this stream fascinating mainly because of abundance of engineering colleges flourished of late. It may be a bit confusing for them while keeping themselves updated about the multiple number of entrance exams which engineering colleges conduct throughout India. This article exhaustively lists out all the engineering entrance exams’ details for helping out the students.

JEE Main:

JEE Main was having a prior popular name as AIEEE (All India Engineering Entrance Examination). Those who qualify JEE Main and rank within top 1.5 lac qualifiers, become eligible to sit for JEE Advanced exam. This is considered to be an entrance exam for pursuing bachelors in engineering at all prestigious NITs (National Institute of Technology), all IITs (Indian Institute of Technology) and all Government Funded Technical Institutes.Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts this exam every year in the month of April. JEE Main raises 90 questions on 10+2 level Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics to solve within 3 hours.

JEE Advanced:

As discussed earlier, top 1.5 lacs qualifiers of JEE Main become eligible to sit for JEE Advanced exam. The difficulty level of the questions asked in JEE Advanced exam is on the higher side, and hence it is considered to be the toughest engineering entrance exam in all over India. It has two parts of online exams conducted in first half and second half respectively on the same day. Each of these two parts consume three hours, and hence total duration of JEE Advanced exam is 6 hours. This exam is conducted by CBSE in the month of May each year after a gap of almost one month from declaration of the JEE Main’s results.

BITSAT:

BITSAT is the online entrance examination for pursuing bachelor degree in engineering at BITS (Birla Institute of Technology and Science) in their main campus and in other two subsidiary campuses. BITS conducts this exam in the month of May every year. Speed matters a lot in this exam since one needs to answer 150 multiple choice questions on 10+2 level Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and English within just 3 hours. It is a coveted exam where more than 2 lacs students appear every year, but only a paltry two thousand finally qualify.

MU-OET:

MU-OET is the online entrance examination for pursuing bachelor degree in engineering at Manipal University (MU). MU conducts this exam in April every year. This exam does not set stringent eligibility criteria and has comparatively easier syllabus and approach than other engineering entrance exams. Speed is also a criteria here to qualify this exam. One needs to answer 200 multiple choice questions within 150 minutes. MU has 50,000+ seats to accommodate in their 16 engineering streams.

VITEEE:

VITEEE is the online entrance examination for pursuing B.Tech degree at Vellore Institute of Technology. VIT conducts it in the month of April every year and it aids in getting 5000+ students admitted to their two campuses at Vellore and Chennai. This exam has a strict eligibility criteria for appearing. One needs to pass 10+2 with at least 60% marks to sit for this exam. 120 multiple choice questions on Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics are needed to be answered within 150 minutes.

SRMEEE:

SRMEEE (SRM Engineering Entrance Exam)is an online entrance exam conducted by SRM University in the month of April every year. It has 150 minutes duration within which one needs to complete 35 MCQ questions on Physics, 35 MCQ questions on Chemistry and 35 questions on Mathematics. SRM usually admits 5000+ students in their B.Tech program each year. One needs to pass 10+2 exam in science stream with 60% marks in order to become eligible for appearing this exam.

COMEDK-UGET:

COMEDK-UGET is meant for having admission in B.Tech courses offered by the Associations of Medical, Dental and Engineering private college cluster in Karnataka state. This exam is conducted by COMEDK (Consortium of Medical Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka) which offers 20,000+ seats of engineering. 180 MCQ questions are to be answered within 3 hours. You can get the past exam papers in this link.

KIITEE:

KIITEE is conducted by Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneshwar in the month of April every year. It has 120 MCQ questions on 10+2 Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics which one needs to complete within 120 minutes. The student requires to pass 10+2 in science stream with at least 60% marks in order to become eligible for appearing this entrance exam. You can get past papers of this exam in this link.

IPU-CET:

IPU-CET is conducted by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) in the month of April every year. It has 150 multiple choice questions on Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics to be solved within 150 minutes time. This exam currently caters to admitting 700 B.Tech seats in Government colleges and 5250 B.Tech seats in private colleges. This is one of the rare entrance exam which is conducted in “offline mode”. Hence, the students are advised to be cautious so that they do not forget to carry their black or blue ball point pen. In this link, you can find past papers of IPU-CET with solved answer set.

AMUEEE:

AMUEEE is conducted by Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in the month of April every year. It has 150 MCQ questions based on 10+2 level Physics, Chemistry and Mathematicswhich one needs to answer within 3 hours. Students qualifying this entrance exam, have possibility of this getting admitted into B.Tech course in AMU. Please check this link for having past papers of AMUEEE.

PESSAT:

PESSAT is conducted by PES(People’s Education Society) University in the month of May every year. It has 180 MCQ questions based on 10+2 level English (30 questions), Physics (50 questions), Chemistry (50 questions) and Mathematics (50 questions) which one needs to answer within 3 hours. Students qualifying this entrance exam, have possibility of this getting admitted into B.Tech course in PES University. Please check this link for having past papers of PESSAT.

Symbiosis SET:

Symbiosis Entrance Test is conducted by Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT) in the month of May every year. Students who have already qualified JEE Main or MHT-CET exams are not required to sit for this entrance exam, they can get admitted to SIT directly. Speed is not an issue for this test. It has only 100 MCQ questions based on 10+2 level Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics which one needs to answer within 150minutes. They have 420 seats available in various streams of B.Tech program. Please check this linkĀ for having past papers of SET.

LPU-NEST:

LPUNEST is conducted by Lovely Professional University (LPU) in the month of April every year. It has 110 MCQ questions having 30 questions on Physics, 30 questions on Chemistry, 30 questions on Mathematics and 20 questions on English which are supposed to be answered within 2 hours and 30 minutes. The best feature of this exam is there is “no negative marking”which students find the most attractive. LPU admits all the students qualifying this entrance exam to their various B.Tech streams. Please check this link for getting a look at samplepapers of LPU-NEST.

WBJEE:

WBJEE is conducted by West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT) in the month of April every year. It has 110 MCQ questions based on 10+2 level Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics which one needs to answer within 3 hours. This exam has three different categories. Category I and Category II have only one correct answer option, whereas Category III has multiple number of answer options. Students qualifying this entrance exam, have possibility of this getting admitted into B.Tech course in Government engineering colleges like Jadavpur University, Government College of Ceramic Technology and all private engineering colleges affiliated to WBUT. Please check this link for getting past papers of WBJEE along with answers.

MHT-CET:

MHT-CET is conducted by Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra in either April-end or in May-starting every year. It has 120 MCQ questions based on 10+2 level Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics which one needs to answer within 3 hours. Students qualifying this entrance exam, have possibility of this getting admitted into B.Tech course in all Government as well as private colleges affiliated to Maharashtra Technical Education Directorate. Please check this link for having past papers of MHT-CET along with answer keys.

KCET:

KCET or Karnataka Common Entrance Test is conducted by Karnataka Examinations Authority in the month of April every year. It has 180 MCQ questions divided into 3 papers (60 questions on Physics in Paper I, 60 on Chemistry in Paper II and rest 60 on Mathematics in Paper III) which one needs to answer within 3 hours and 30 minutes. Students qualifying this entrance exam, are eligible to get admitted in B.Tech course in the both Government and private colleges affiliated to Karnataka Technical Education body. Please check this link for getting past papers of KCET along with answers.

AP-EAMCET:

AP-EAMCET (Engineering Agriculture and Medicine Common Entrance Test) is conducted by JNTU (Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University) on behalf of APSCHE (Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education) in the month of April every year. EAMCET has 3 hour’s duration and within that, one needs to answer 160 multiple choice questions, out of which first 80 pertains to 10+2 level Mathematics and rest 80 pertains to 10+2 level Physics and Chemistry. Here, you can get sample papers to practice for AP-EAMCET.

UPSEE:

UPSEE (Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam) is the online entrance exam conducted by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University in the month of April ever year. Qualifying this exam gets one entry in B.Tech programme of Government, Government-aided and private institutions affiliated to this university. Students passed 10+2 under Uttar Pradesh State Board are eligible to sit for this exam. It has 150 multiple choice questions on Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics which one needs to complete within 3 hours.You can get past papers of UPSEEE along with solutions here.

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