There are numerous candidates in the country who aspire to become an engineer after their 12th. There is no denying to the fact that engineering is the most sought-after career choice of today’s students. There are several universities and colleges also who look forward to helping such candidates chase their dreams. According to their interest and eligibility, the candidates can apply for entrance exams of the universities at national or state or university level. All they had to do is to fill up the application form of the desired university and clear their entrance exam or any other selection procedure that the universities follow. Here, you can have a look at certain most demanding entrance exams of some topmost colleges.
National Level Engineering Exams 2020
JEE Main and Advanced
JEE Main and Advanced is counted amongst the most prestigious engineering entrance exams conducted by CBSE and IITs respectively. The students who clear the mains exam are considered eligible for the advanced level examination. Both these exams provide admissions to the candidates in some of the most prestigious engineering colleges of the country.
The IIT Joint Admission Test for M.Sc is conducted by IITs and IISc in a rotational manner and provides the qualified candidates admissions in M.Sc, Joint M.Sc-Ph.D, M.Sc-M.Tech., M.Sc-Ph.D dual degree & other courses.
The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering or simply GATE provides the qualified candidates entry into some of the top postgraduate engineering/technology/architecture/science colleges of the country.
The Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) conducted by the ten central universities jointly provides the applicants admissions in different UG, PG & Other programmes in various fields.
The students who wish to appear for the undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the field of engineering can apply for Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test known as SAAT.
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) conducts the All India Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA) for admissions in UG, PG & doctoral programmes in the engineering, agriculture and other fields.
The Indian Statistical Institute organizes ISI Entrance Exam for selecting students for admissions to various UG, PG, diploma/certificate & doctoral degree courses. These courses are offered in the field of Statistics, Mathematics, Quantitative Economics, Computer Science, etc.
The Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) conducts the IISER Aptitude Test for admission to Integrated BS-MS dual degree programme offered in the 6 IISER institutes located in India.
The Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, one of the reputed institutions in the country, will be offering admissions to the interested candidates in the B.Tech degree courses on the basis of their rank obtained in JEE Main or JEE Advanced examinations.
The IISC conducts a national level entrance exam to offer the qualified candidates admissions in various UG and PG courses. The application form for the test will be made available hopefully in the month of February.
University Level Entrance Exams 2020
The Lovely Professional University conducts National Eligibility and Scholarship Test (NEST) which is a university level examination that enrolls the selected students in different engineering courses based on their choice and seat availability.
The candidates can apply for SRMJEEE (SRM Joint Engineering Entrance Examination) to get admissions into the different undergraduate engineering courses offered by the university. The admissions are granted into Ramapuram, Kattankulathur, Chennai and Haryana campuses.
To provide the students admissions in the engineering courses, the BITS, Pilani conducts the BITSAT (Birla Institute of Science and Technology Admission Test). It is a university level entrance test and provides the qualified students enrollment in the different campuses of BITS.
For admissions in B.Tech & B.Tech+ LLB (Hons.) programmes, the UPES, Dehradun conducts University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Engineering Aptitude Test (UPSEAT). The students who clear this test can take admissions in 37 different programs of B.Tech.
The PESSAT University provides the candidates admissions in UG and PG courses who clear the PESSSAT (PES Scholastic Aptitude Test). The interested candidates can fill the application form for this university level exam.
To provide admission in postgraduate courses the Vellore Institute of Technology conducts the Master’s Entrance Examination (VITMEE). It is a university level examination for which the candidates can apply through the application form.
The Vellore Institute of Technology conducts the Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) to offer the selected candidates enrollment in engineering courses at its Vellore and Chennai campus.
The Manipal University Online Entrance Test is a university level exam conducted to provided candidates admissions in UG and PG courses in the field of engineering and others. The test is conducted by the Manipal Univarsity.
The candidates seeking admissions in the engineering course of the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology can apply for KIITEE. This is a university level test for which the candidates can avail the application form from the official website.
Organized by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, the Amrita Engineering Entrance Examination (AEEE) is conducted to provide admissions in B.Tech degree courses offered by the university at its different campuses.
The Bharti Vidyapeeth Deemed University (BVP) conducts the Common Entrance Test for admissions in bachelors and masters programmes offered in various disciplines. The selected candidates are eligible for admissions in these courses.
Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET)
The Symbiosis International University conducts Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET), a university level exam to provide enrollment in the field of engineering, management, etc. The interested candidates can apply online.
For providing admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, the Cochin University of Science and Technology organizes entrance exams. These are university level exams conducted as CAT (Common Admission Test), LET (Lateral Entry Test) and DAT (Departmental Admission Test).
Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Exam (JNUEE) is a university level test managed by the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi. Clearing this exam offers the students admissions in different undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
The Pondicherry University Entrance Exam is conducted by the Pondicherry University for selecting candidates for enrolment in diploma and other degree courses. These courses are offered in the field of engineering, science, management, etc.
The Central Institute of Plastic Engineering & Technology (CIPET) organizes the CIPET Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) for admissions in different UG and PGD-PPT, PGD-PTQM, DPMT courses.
The Vignan’s University organizes entrance test for selecting students for admissions in B.Tech courses. The exam goes by the name Vignan’s Scholastic Aptitude Test or VSAT and is a university level exam.
Delhi University Admission
On the basis of marks scored in JEE mains, the University of Delhi, more commonly known as Delhi University will offer the candidates enrollment in various B.Tech courses. The university organizes entrance exam for admissions in B.Tech (IT & Mathematical Innovations).
The IMU Common Entrance Test (IMU CET) will be conducted by Indian Maritime University. Passing this test makes the candidates eligible for admissions in UG and PG courses in the field of engineering, management, etc.
The Vels Entrance Exam provides the applicants a gateway to get admission in the engineering courses offered by the Vels University. The interested candidates can fill the application form which will be released in the month of December.
The Uttaranchal University Entrance Examination (UUEE) is a university level examination regulated by the Uttaranchal University. Clearing the exam provides the students the opportunity to get admissions in different UG & PG engineering courses.
To provide admissions in the engineering degree courses, the Aligarh Muslim University will be conducting an entrance exam. This is a university level exam for which the application form will be available on the university’s official website.
The Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University organizes a common entrance test (IPU CET) to provide the interested and qualified applicants admission in the engineering courses. The application form will be provided from the month of January.
The Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) University will provide admissions into UG and PG courses in the field of engineering and technology. For this purpose, the university will be conducting GITAM Admission Test (GAT).
Lucknow University Admission
On the basis of marks secured in UPSEE, admissions will be granted into the B.Tech degree programmes in the Lucknow University. The application form for the admission process will be released in the month of June 2019.
The NMIMS University will be conducting NMIMS Programs After Twelfth (NPAT) to provide the candidates admissions in various undergraduate and integrated degree programme offered by NMIMS and its constituent colleges.
The Karunya University will be organizing the Karunya Entrance Examination (KEE) most probably in the month of April. The exam is aimed at providing the selected admissions in B.Tech, M.Tech and M.Sc Integrated courses.
The ICFAI Tech School Admission Test (ITSAT), also known as Admission Test for ICFAI Tech (ATIT), is a university level examination organized for admission into B.Tech course. The interested candidates can fill the application form in the month of March 2019.
The admission in the UG and PG courses in Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology is provided on the basis of JEE Main and GATE examinations. The registration for UG admissions will begin in the month of June 2019. Admissions to sponsored M.Tech (full-time & part-time) will be provided on the basis of the qualifying examination, written test & interview.
State Level Engineering Entrance Exams
Assam Polytechnic PAT
For those students who are interested in polytechnic courses, the Directorate of Technical Education, Assam will be conducting the Polytechnic Admission Test), or PAT. The admissions will be granted in the various colleges of Assam state.
The Assam CEE (Assam Combined Entrance Examination) is a state level examination conducted by Directorate of Technical Education, Assam. Clearing this exam provides admissions into 4-year engineering courses in the colleges of Assam State.
Jammu & Kashmir
The Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (JKBOPEE) will be organizing the JKCET (Common Entrance Test) for providing admissions to students in the engineering and architecture courses. The interested applicant can fill the application form that will be available in the month of January 2020.
The HP PAT (Himachal Pradesh Polytechnic Admission Test) is a state level examination conducted for providing admissions in the polytechnic courses to the selected applicants. The candidates can register themselves for the test through online mode in the month of April 2020
The Haryana State Technical Education Society (HSTES) will be conducting the state level admission procedure to enroll the students in various diploma courses in the field of engineering & pharmacy. The admission into these courses will be offered on the basis of performance in the qualifying examination.
For the candidates seeking admission in the diploma courses in the Punjab state, the PSBTE & IT (Punjab State Board of Technical Education & Industrial Training) Chandigarh, is conducting the admission procedures. The admission will be based on the marks obtained in class 10th.
The admissions in B.Tech courses in Punjab Technical University (PTU) are provided on the basis of marks scored in the JEE Main examination. The university also offers admission in these courses through lateral entry.
The Uttarakhand Technical University will be conducting the Uttarakhand State Entrance Exam (UKSEE) to provide qualified applicants admissions into UG and PG courses in the field of engineering. The application form will be available on the university’s official website in the month of May 2020.
Uttarakhand Polytechnic (JEEP)
The Uttarakhand Polytechnic or Joint Engineering Examination Polytechnic (JEEP) will be organized by the Uttarakhand Board of Technical Education, Roorkee (UBTER). The main aim of this test will be to provide the candidates admissions in polytechnic courses.
To provide admissions in diploma programmes, the Department of Training and Technical Education, Delhi will be conducting Delhi CET (Delhi Polytechnic) examination. The eligible candidates can also get admission into the second year of diploma engineering.
The Board of Technical Education, Rajasthan will be organizing Rajasthan Engineering Admission Process (REAP) for admission to UG programme offered by Government aided and private technical colleges of Rajasthan. The admission into these programmes will be based on JEE Main score or class 12th merit.
The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Rajasthan will be organizing Rajasthan Polytechnic admissions in the engineering and non-engineering diploma courses. The application form will be available from June 2020 and admissions will be granted on the basis of high school merit list.
The JET Agriculture or simply Rajasthan JET is organized at the state level by the Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur. The test is conducted to screen the students for admissions in B.Tech-Food Technology, B.Sc. Horticulture/ Agriculture/ Forestry (Honours) and other courses.
The JEECUP (Joint Entrance Examination Council Uttar Pradesh) is conducted by Uttar Pradesh Board of Technical Education to select the candidates for admissions in diploma courses in the field of engineering, technology, pharmacy, etc. The students will be able to register themselves in the month of December.
Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam Technical University, Uttar Pradesh will be organizing the Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination (UPSEE). The main aim of the exam is to select the candidates for admissions in UG and PG courses in different fields. Lateral entry is also provided by the university.
The BCECEB will be organizing the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (BCECE) exam. Clearing this exam will grant the successful candidates admissions into undergraduate courses. The registration for the same will be started in the month of February.
Diploma Certificate Entrance Competitive Examination (DCECE) also known as Bihar Polytechnic is a state-level exam conducted by BCECEB for admissions in polytechnic courses offered by various colleges of Bihar. The application form for the exam will be released in the month of April 2020.
The Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (JCECEB) holds the responsibility for conducting the Jharkhand Engineering Entrance Competitive Examination (JEECE). The exam is aimed at selecting students for admissions in various engineering specializations.
Jharkhand Polytechnic exam, known as Polytechnic Entrance Competitive Examination (PECE) is a state-level entrance test regulated by the JCECEB. Clearing this exam makes the candidate eligible for admissions in engineering & non-engineering polytechnic courses.
Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) is administrated by the Odisha government for providing the selected applicants admission to various engineering, management and other courses. This examination also offers lateral entry into the different courses.
The Directorate of Technical Education & Training, Odisha conducts DET, a state-level admission procedure organized for admissions in engineering and non-engineering diploma courses. The admission will be based on marks obtained in the qualifying examination and the application forms will be available from the month of February.
The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) is conducted by West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board for selecting candidates for admissions in UG programmes. The interested candidates can fill the application form in online mode.
The West Bengal Polytechnic, also known as JEXPO is organized by the West Bengal State Council of Technical Education (WBSCTE). Through this exam, the candidates will get admission into polytechnic courses offered by the various government, government-sponsored and self-financed polytechnic colleges in WB.
The Madhya Pradesh Pre Polytechnic Test (MP PPT), conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) is a state-level entrance test. The candidates who seek admissions in diploma courses will have to appear in this test whose application form will be available in the month of April 2020
The MPPEB conducts the MP PAT (Madhya Pradesh Pre-Agriculture Test) for providing admission into B.Tech (Agriculture) and B.Sc (Agriculture/Forestry/Horticulture) programmes. Candidates will get the application form from the month of March 2020.
For the candidates aspiring admissions in UG engineering courses, the Chhattisgarh Pre Engineering Test (CG PET) brings a golden opportunity. This exam is conducted by the Chhattisgarh Professional Examination Board () and will be held most probably in the month of April 2020.
For providing admissions in various engineering & technology diploma courses, the CPEB conducts Chhattisgarh Pre Polytechnic Test (CG PPT). The interested and eligible candidates can fill the application forms which will be released in the month of March 2020.
The Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MH CET) is a state-level examination which grants the qualified candidates admissions in engineering, technology and pharmacy courses. This examination is organized by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Government of Maharashtra.
The Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental of Karnataka will be organizing COMEDK UGET, an undergraduate state-level entrance test for selecting candidates for admissions in undergraduate engineering & architecture courses.
Karnataka Polytechnic Admission
Karnataka Polytechnic Admission Procedure is regulated by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) on the behalf of Directorate of Technical Education, Karnataka. On the basis of marks secured in class 10th examination, the students will be selected for admissions in different polytechnic courses.
The KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test) is a state-level exam organized by KEA for those aspirants seeking admissions in full-time courses in the field of engineering, pharmacy, etc. The application form for the admissions will be available in the month of January.
The Karnataka PGCET (Post Graduate Common Entrance Test) is regulated by KEA. The test is focused towards selecting candidates for admissions in full-time and part-time M.Tech courses. The application form for the same will be released in the month of July.
To provide admissions in engineering & non-engineering diploma courses, the Andhra Pradesh State Board of Technical Education and Training (AP SBTET) organizes AP Polycet examination. The application forms for this exam will be available in the month of March.
The AP PGECET (Postgraduate Engineering Common Entrance Test) is a state-level exam conducted by JNTUK, Kakinada. Through this exam, the students will get admission in PG courses in the field of engineering and technology.
Andhra Pradesh Engineering Common Entrance Test (ECET) is organized by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Anantapur for providing admissions in second year B.E./B.Tech courses. The registration process will start in the month of February 2020.
The Andhra Pradesh EAMCET (Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test) is organized for providing admissions in undergraduate engineering, pharmacy and agriculture courses. This exam is organized by JNTUK, Kakinada and the applicants can apply for the exam in the month of February 2020.
Telangana Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (TS PGECET) is a state level examination conducted for admissions in PG courses in the field of engineering, technology, pharmacy, architecture, etc. The application will be released in the month of March 2020.
The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad will be conducting TS EAMCET for selecting candidates for admissions in UG courses offered by various colleges of Telangana. The candidates can start filling out the form from the month of February 2020.
Telangana State Polytechnic Common Entrance Test (TS PolyCET) is a state level exam organized by Telangana State Board of Technical Education. This exam is conducted for providing the qualified candidates admissions in various polytechnic courses offered.
For admission in B.Tech lateral entry and B.Pharma courses, the Telangana State Engineering Common Entrance Test (TS ECET) is conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad. The applicants who have done diploma or B.Sc (Mathematics) can apply.
GCET (Goa Common Entrance Test) is a state level examination held for admissions in professional degree courses in engineering, architecture, pharmacy, and many more. The Directorate of Technical Education, Goa organizes this exam and the candidates can apply for this exam in the month of March 2020.
CENTAC (Central Admission Committee), Puducherry organizes the admission process for providing students enrollment in UG courses offered in agriculture, pharmacy and engineering. The admissions in these courses will be given on the basis of marks scored in the qualifying examination.
TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) is a state level examination managed by the Anna University, Chennai. This test is organized keeping in mind the candidates who seek admission into PG degree program in engineering, management, etc.
To provide admissions into various engineering programmes, the Anna University organizes the TNEA (Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions) program. The admissions are granted on the basis of marks scored in the class 12th examination.
The Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Kerala organizes KEAM (Kerala Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Exam) for enrolling students in professional degree courses in the field of engineering, medical and agriculture. The candidates can fill the application form which will be available from the month of January.
The Kerala Polytechnic admissions process is organized by Department of Technical Education, Kerala to enroll the candidates in different polytechnic courses offered by the Kerala state colleges. Admissions will be done on the basis of marks scored in the qualifying examination.