Engineering Exams

For students from the science stream, engineering is one of the most sought after career paths after 12th boards. In India, there are hundreds of engineering entrance exams for admission of candidates to premier engineering colleges across the country.

Among the most popular ones, Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main), formerly known as AIEEE exam, is conducted to select students for NITs and select IITs. This entrance exam is conducted by CBSE. Candidates can attempt JEE Main for a maximum of three times. The entrance test consists of two papers – Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 consists of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, and Paper 2 tests Mathematics, Drawing and Aptitude skills of candidates. For admissions to various IITs, JEE Advanced is the only entrance exam.

Candidates applying for the above engineering exams must have passed 12th board exams with Physics, Chemistry and Maths, along with English and one elective paper as subjects. Besides these, there also are many other engineering entrance exams that a student can apply for admissions to the many prestigious colleges like Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT), Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE), West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE), Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Examination (KIITEE), Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET), Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (AP EAMCET), among many others.

The entrance exams are held in the months from February to May. Engineering results are usually out by June-July and sessions start from August.

For those going for engineering as a career, there are several branches of engineering to choose from, such as electronics and communications engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, aeronautical engineering, civil engineering, etc.

Top Engineering Exams in India

  • AEEE (Amrita Engineering Entrance Exam)
  • AISEEE (All India Sankara Engineering Entrance Examination)
  • AMUEEE (Aligarh Muslim University Engineering Entrance Examination)
  • AP EAMCET (Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test)
  • AP PGECET (Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test)
  • AUEET (Alliance University Engineering Entrance Test)
  • Amity JEE (Amity Joint Entrance Examination)
  • Amrita M.Tech Admission (Amrita University M.Tech Admissions)
  • Assam CEE (Assam Common Entrance Examination)
  • BCECE (Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination)
  • BEEE (Bharath University Engineering Entrance Exam)
  • BITS HD (Birla Institute of Technology & Science Higher Degree Exam)
  • BITSAT (Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test)
  • BSAUEEE (B.S. Abdur Rahman University Engineering Entrance Exam)
  • BVPCET (Bharati Vidyapeeth University Engineering Entrance Examination)
  • Banasthali University Aptitude Test
  • CEED (Common Entrance Examination for Design)
  • CENTAC Admission (Centralised Admission Committee Pondicherry Admission)
  • CG PET (Chhattisgarh Pre Engineering Test)
  • CIPET JEE (Central Institute of Plastic Engineering & Technology Joint Entrance Exam)
  • COMEDK UGET (Consortium of Medical Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka Under Graduate Entrance Test)
  • CUCET Engineering (Central Universities Common Entrance Test)
  • CUEE (Centurion University Entrance Examination)
  • CUSAT CAT (Cochin University of Science and Technology Common Aptitude Test)
  • CUSAT M.Tech Admission (Cochin University of Science and Technology M.Tech Admission)
  • Chandigarh Admission (Joint Admission Committee, Chandigarh)
  • Chhattisgarh M.Tech Admission (Chhattisgarh M.E/M.Tech Admissions)
  • DAIICT (Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology)
  • DASA (Direct Admission of Students Abroad)
  • DASA PG (Direct Admission of Students Abroad PG)
  • DTU (Delhi Technological University)
  • DTU M.Tech Admission (Delhi Technological University M.Tech Admission)
  • GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)
  • GCET (Goa Common Entrance Test)
  • GEEE (Galgotias Engineering Entrance Examination)
  • GITAM GAT
  • GITAM GAT PGT (Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management GAT PG Test
  • GLAET (GLA University Entrance Test)
  • GUJCET (Gujarat Common Entrance Test)
  • Gujarat PGCET (Gujarat PG Common Entrance Test)
  • HITSEEE (Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science Engineering Entrance Exam)
  • HPCET (Himachal Pradesh Combined Entrance Test)
  • Haryana Engineering Admission
  • Himachal Pradesh Technical University M.Tech Admission
  • Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology Entrance Exam
  • International Institute of Information Technology, Bhubaneswar PG Entrance Exam
  • IIIT Delhi (Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi Engineering Entrance Exam)
  • IIIT Delhi PG (IIITD entrance exam – PG)
  • IIIT Hyderabad (International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad Admission)
  • IIIT Bangalore M.Tech Admission
  • IIITH PGEE (IIITH Postgraduate Entrance Examination)
  • IIITM-K exam (IIITM-K All India Admission Test and interview)
  • IISER Admissions (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Admissions)
  • IIST Admissions PG (Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Admissions – PG)
  • IIST Admissions UG (Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Admissions – UG)
  • IPU CET (Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test)
  • IPU CET PG (Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University PG Common Entrance Test)
  • ISI Admission Test (Indian Statistical Institute Admission Test)
  • ISM EE (Indian School of Mines Dhanbad Entrance Exam)
  • ITSAT (ICFAI Tech School Admission Test)
  • IUET (Integral university Entrance Test)
  • J&K BPEE CET (J&K Board of Professional Entrance Examination Common Entrance Test)
  • JAC Delhi (Joint Admission Counselling Delhi)
  • JAYPEE (JAYPEE University Admission)
  • JCECE (Jharkhand Combined Entrance Test)
  • JEE Advanced (Joint Entrance Exam Advanced)
  • JEE Main (Joint Entrance Exam Main)
  • JET (Jain Entrance Test)
  • JIIT PGCET (JIIT Post Graduate Common Entrance Test)
  • JKLU EET (JK Lakshmipat University Engineering Entrance Test)
  • JMI Admissions (Jamia Millia Islamia Admissions)
  • JNU CEE M.Tech (JNU Common Entrance Exam for M.Tech)
  • KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test)
  • KEAM (Kerela Common Entrance Examination)
  • KEE (Karunya University Entrance Exam)
  • KIITEE (Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Examination)
  • KIITEE PG (Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Exam)
  • KLU EEE (KLU Engineering Entrance Examination)
  • KRLMPCA CET (Karnataka Religious and Linguistic Minority Professional Colleges Association Common Entrance Test)
  • Karnataka PGCET (Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test
  • Kerala M.Tech Admission
  • LNMIIT (LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur Admissions)
  • LNMIIT- PG (LNMIIT PG entrance exam)
  • LPU NEST (Lovely Professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship Test
  • MHT CET (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test)
  • MP B.E Admission (Madhya Pradesh Engineering Admissions)
  • MP M.Tech Admission (Madhya Pradesh M.Tech Admissions)
  • MUOET (Manipal University Online Entrance Test)
  • MUOET PG (Manipal University Online Entrance Test M.Tech)
  • Maharashtra M.Tech Admission
  • NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture
  • NPAT UG (National Test for Programs after Twelfth)
  • NSIT (Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology)
  • NSIT M.Tech Admission (Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology M.Tech Admission)
  • Nirma University M.Tech Admissions
  • Nirma University Entrance Exam
  • OJEE PG (Odisha Post Graduate Joint Entrance Exam)
  • Odisha JEE (Odisha Joint Entrance Examination)
  • PDPU (Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University)
  • PDPU M.Tech Admission (Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University M.Tech Admission)
  • PESSAT (PES Scholastic Aptitude Test)
  • PTU M.Tech Admission (Punjab Technical University M.Tech Admission)
  • Punjab Admission (Punjab Engineering Admission)
  • REAP (Rajasthan Engineering Admission Process)
  • REVA EET (REVA University Engineering Entrance Test)
  • RGIPT (Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology)
  • RGIPT M.Tech Admission (Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology M.Tech Admissions)
  • SAAT (Siksha O Anusandhan University)
  • SAAT PG (Siksha O Anusandhan University PG Admission Test)
  • SBAIEE (Sathyabama University All India Entrance Examination)
  • SET (Symbiosis Entrance Test)
  • SRMGEET (SRM Graduate Engineering Entrance Test)
  • SRMJEEE (SRM Joint Engineering Entrance Exam)
  • SUAT (Sharda University Admission Test)
  • Sastra University M.Tech Admissions
  • Sastra University Entrance Exam
  • Sikkim Manipal University SMIT
  • TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test)
  • TJEE (Tripura Board of Joint Entrance Examination)
  • Thapar JEE Counselling (Thapar University B.Tech Admission)
  • Thapar M.Tech Admission (Thapar University M.Tech Admissions)
  • TMISAT (Tolani maritime Institute Science Aptitude Test)
  • TNEA (Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission)
  • TS EAMCET (Telangana State EAMCET)
  • TS PGECET (Telangana State Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test)
  • UCEED (Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design)
  • UOHyd M.Tech Admission (University of Hyderabad M.Tech Admission)
  • UPES M.Tech Admission (University of Petroleum and Energy Studies M.Tech Admission)
  • UPESEAT (University of Petroleum & Energy Studies Engineering Aptitude Test)
  • UPSEE (Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination)
  • UPTU M.Tech Admission (Uttar Pradesh Technical University M.Tech. Admissions)
  • Uttarakhand Engineering Admissions
  • Uttarakhand Technical University M.Tech Admission
  • VITEEE (Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Exam)
  • VITMEE (VIT Master’s Entrance Examination)
  • VTUEEE (VelTech Technical University Engineering Entrance Exam)
  • WBJEE (West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam)
  • WBUT PGET (West Bengal University of Technology Post Graduate Entrance Test)