Engineering Entrance Exams in India

Nowadays more students are showing interest in engineering, so competition is increasing.  Engineering students but obviously have to undergo a lot of pressure because they have to appear for many exams. As the field of engineering itself is a vast one and has lots of sub domains in it. Students opt for engineering because they feel it is the most prestigious professions.  World over engineering has been the top most priority of every student when it comes to choosing a profession for themselves.

As stated earlier engineering students are always tied up with some or the other exams so let us have a look at the many exams that different engineering students need to undergo under various branches.


AIEEE Examination:

The All India Engineering Exam is an examination is regarded as one of the toughest exams and at the same time very popular it is conducted by the central board of secondary education (CBSE) and every year students appear in lakhs for this entrance test. This examination is a common one so students of different branches of engineering can appear for this.  A candidate who wishes to appear for this exam must have passed the 12 standard examinations with minimum 50% marks. AIEEE is a 3hours examination with objective questions over 3 major subjects- Math’s, Physics & Chemistry. Equal importance is given to all subjects. A negative marking of ¼ is done for every wrong answer.

UPESEAT Examination:

University of petroleum and Energy studies located in Dehradun conducts this examination. This is yet again an aptitude test conducted mainly for candidates learning petroleum engineering.  Candidates who wish to appear for this aptitude test must have scored a minimum of 60% marks in their senior secondary level and must have scored minimum 60% marks in PCM.  This examination is conducted to gain admission in various B.Tech discipline among multiple fields. The final selection of the aspirants is made on the bases of the scores achieved in UPESEAT exam, followed by the counseling.

AEE Examination:

The Amrita Engineering Entrance exam is for those candidates who want to do Energy Engineering.  AEE is conducted by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. This examination is conducted every year on pan India. Candidates who have secured a minimum of 60% aggregate in their 12th standard exams in the PCM subjects are eligible to appear for this exam. The test paper of the exam contains 120 objective questions to be attempted in 3 hours time span. Each question is for 3 marks, a negative marking too is done for each incorrect answer. Applicants who gratify the eligibility criterion will be admitted to the 1st year of the B.Tech through counseling. All the admissions are done on the basis of the score attained in the entrance examination.

BITSAT Examination:

This is an online examination, once again a common exam for engineering students of different fields. The examination is held for a month and is based on the NCERT syllabus of 11th and 12th.  Candidates who have passes their class 12th examination from a recognized board and have secured good marks in PCM can very easily apply for this exam. The examination is the entrance exam for Birla Institute of Technology and Science. The test is very popular all over India and many students who want to pursue their career in engineering wait to appear for this exam. BIT-SAT is an online 3 hours exam with 150 objective type questions. Each correct answer equals to 3 marks while a wrong answer deducts 1 mark. The question paper is based on- English, Logical Reasoning, Math, chemistry, physics.

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BVPEEE Examination:

Bharatiya Vidyapeeth Engineering Entrance Exam is conducted by the Bharatiya Vidyapeeth University. Candidates wanting to take admission to B.Tech course appear for this exam, candidates who are willing to appear for this exam must have at least 50% aggregate in their 12th standard in the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English. The test is for 3 hours & consists of 200 objective questions. The final selection is done on the base of the rank achieved in the exam.

IIT-JEE Examination:

Indian Institute of technology joint entrance exam is conducted by the Indian Institute of technology. Currently we have 15 such institutions called as IIT’s.  It is one of the most reputed examinations and candidates who secure at least 60% aggregate are eligible to give this exam.  It is one of the toughest exams to crack. The exam has two exam papers each of 3hours. Both test papers include 3 sections based on chemistry, math & physics. Both question papers are objective type & each incorrect answer is subject to negative marking.

ISAT Examination:

The IIST is an all India Admission Test which is important for candidates who are willing to pursue their career in Space engineering. The exam is conducted by the Indian institute of Space, Science and Technology. It is the first institute in Asia to provide under graduate and postgraduate programs in space science. Candidates who have at least scored 70% marks in the PCM and 70% in their class 10th examinations are eligible to appear for this exam.  The test paper of the exam contains 3 different sections based on Physics, chemistry & math. This is an objective type exam.

KEE Examination:

Karunya University Engineering Entrance is an examination conducted by the Karunya University that was found in the year 1986. This examination is especially for candidates who are pursuing B.Tech. Candidates who have passed their 12th standard examinations with a minimum 60% aggregate in PCM and 60% in mathematics alone are eligible for appearing for this exam. The examination paper contains 120 multiple choice questions that need to be attempted in 3 hours duration. Counseling is followed by the examination.

KIITEE Examination:

The Kalinga institute of industrial technology engineering entrance is being conducted by the Kalinga institute of industrial training. This exam is conducted annually for candidates who want to pursue B.Tech. A candidate who is interested in appearing for this exam must have passed 12th examination with a minimum of 60 marks in PCM.  This course is once again mainly for those candidate who see themselves doing B.Tech in future. The question paper of KIITEE contains multiple choice questions (120) to be attempted in 3hours.

MHT CET Examination:

The Maharashtra Common Entrance test is conducted by the director of technical education Maharashtra to gain admission for all government aided unaided engineering universities and colleges in Maharashtra.  This is once a common entrance exam for all candidates who wish to pursue engineering in any field. A candidate who wants to appear for this test must have passed his or her standard 12th exam with a minimum of 50% marks in English, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The exam is for 3 hours & contains two papers of one & a half hour each.  Each question contains 4 options & is objective in nature.

VITEEE Examination:

The VIT Engineering Entrance Exam is conducted by the VIT college that as found in the year 1984.  Candidates who want to pursue a Bachelors course in engineering can apply for this course. Once again this course is available for students who wish to pursue engineering in any branch. A candidate who has passed his or her 12th examination with a minimum 60% in PCM is eligible to appear for this exam. VITEEE exam is for 2 & a half hour time & contains 150 objective type questions. There is no marking in the exam.
Apart from these there are many common exams which take place in most of the engineering colleges.  So engineering students now is your time to look forward and concentrate on your career. So take the right decision and choose the right field which will make your future bright.

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  1. Payal Pawar says:

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