Engineering is one of the most demanding courses among the students after their 12th. There are many entrance exams are organized in India to find the selective students for admissions in engineering programmes. Here we are providing you a list of national and state level engineering entrance examinations which are considered for admissions in top colleges of the country.
National Level Entrance Exams
The JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) Main is a national level examination regulated by CBSE Board. It is organized for screening candidates for the UG engineering and architecture programmes offered by NIT, IIT and other institutions. It is also the eligibility test for JEE Advanced exam.
The JEE Advanced examination is organized by Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) under the aegis of Joint Admission Board (JAB). It is a national level entrance test conducted for providing admissions in UG engineering courses offered by various IITs across the country.
GATE referred as Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is a national level engineering entrance exam regulated by IITs & IISC rotationally. It is a perfect gateway for those aspirants seeking for admissions in postgraduate engineering courses offered by top colleges of the country.
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) conducts the AIEEA (All India Entrance Examination for Admission) examination. This examination is organized for admissions in UG & PG programmes in the engineering, agriculture and other fields.
Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani organizes a university level entrance test BITSAT (Birla Institute of Technology & Science Admission Test). It is organized for providing admissions to students in the first year of UG engineering programmes.
LPU University organizes Lovely professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship Test (LPU NEST). It is a university level test organized to select appropriate students for admissions in engineering courses. Its application form will be released in the month of December.
JAM is a national level entrance test which is managed by various IISC or IIT on rotation basis. After clearing this exam, candidates will get eligible for admissions in M.Sc and M.Tech courses. This exam will be conducted mostly in the month of February.
SRMJEEE (SRM Joint Engineering Entrance Examination) is a university level exam organized by SRM University for providing admissions in UG engineering and health science courses. It offers admission in these courses offered by its Kattankulathur, Ramapuram Chennai and Haryana campuses.
UPESEAT (University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Engineering Aptitude Test) managed by UPES, Dehradun. It is conducted for offer admissions in B.Tech programmes offered in different disciplines. The application form will be released in the first week of November.
VITEEE also known as VIT Engineering Entrance Examination is an all India level entrance test organized by VIT University. Through this exam, candidates will be selected for admissions in B.Tech programmes offered by its Vellore and Chennai campuses.
VITMEE (VIT University Master’s Entrance Examination) is a university level exam conducted by VIT University for providing admissions into various postgraduate courses like M.Tech, MCA, etc. The exam will be conducted on CBT (Computer Based Test) mode.
PESSAT University organizes a university level examination which is PES Scholastic Aptitude Test (PESSAT). Through this exam, students will get admissions in various UG and PG programmes offered by this university. It will be organized in two schedules for engineering programme and other courses.
Manipal University Online Entrance Test (MU OET) is a university level entrance test organized by Manipal University for screening candidates for admissions in UG and PG courses in the field of engineering, medical, etc. This exam will be conducted through CBT (Computer Based Test) mode.
BVP CET (Bharti Vidyapeeth Deemed University Common Entrance Test) is regulated by Bharti Vidyapeeth Deemed University for selecting students for admissions in bachelors and masters programmes offered in various disciplines.
SAAT also referred as Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test is a gateway for those students seeking for admissions in different UG and PG courses in the engineering, medical, management and many other fields. Lateral Entry in B.Tech programmes is also offered through this exam.
Symbiosis International University owes the authority to conduct Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET). It is a university level test conducted for admissions in UG courses offered by Symbiosis constituents Institutions. The application form will be released from the first week of February.
KIITEE (Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Exam) is managed by Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology. Through this exam, students will get eligible for admissions in different UG & PG courses in the engineering, medical and many other fields.
Amrita Engineering Entrance Examination (AEEE) is a university level entrance test organized by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. It is conducted for providing admissions in B.Tech degree courses offered by its Amritapuri, Bengaluru and Ettimadai campuses.
ISI (Indian Statistical Institute) regulates a national level entrance test for selecting students for admissions into various degree programmes, doctoral and many other courses. This entrance exam will be conducted in the month of May.
NIFT entrance exam is a university level examination conducted by National Institute of Fashion Technology, Mumbai. It is organized for providing admissions in UG and PG programmes offered in the design field. The exam will be conducted in offline mode (pen and paper based mode).
IISC is one of the leading institutions for providing education in technological research and advanced scientific. This institution offers admissions in various UG and PG courses on the basis of rank secured in national level entrance test (Example – GATE).
IIST (Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology) is one of the famous institutions of India which offers admissions in various UG and PG courses in different field. Admissions in B.Tech courses will be given on the ranks secured in JEE Main 2017 or JEE Advanced 2017 examinations.
Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) or IISER Aptitude Test is conducted by the Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research for admission to Integrated BS – MS dual degree programme offered by the of science and research in the 6 IISER institutes located in India. The exam will be held in the July 2017 and the application form will be available from May 2017.
CUCET (Central Universities Common Entrance Test) is an all India level examination organized by the eight central universities jointly. Through this exam, students will get admissions in different UG and PG programmes in various fields.
The CUSAT (Cochin University of Science and Technology) organizes CAT (Common Admission Test), LET (Lateral Entry Test) and DAT (Departmental Admission Test) for providing admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. This exam will be conducted in the first week of May.