Top Engineering Entrances That You Must Appear For in 2019!

Ever wondered that why is engineering always such a popular stream to pursue? That why are we always told, right from our childhood days, to be an engineer? The answer is the nature of the stream itself which makes it appealing in the eyes of its aspirants. Every year, thousands of candidates compete to reserve the best of seats under this domain. As once Albert Einstein rightly quoted, “Scientists investigate that which already is; Engineers create that which has never been”. They make things happen, in short. Rather than just sitting and thinking!

Using their creativity, decision-making skills and their college-level knowledge, a budding engineer can end up being an asset to the society. We have especially enlisted some of the engineering entrances that one can clear to pursue an engineering discipline. India is home to some of the top-notch engineering institutes across its 29 States and 7 Union Territories. You can check the list of top engineering institutes in India and also statewise from here..

But, what are the engineering entrances that one needs to apply for admission purposes in these institutes? To answer this question, we have made this page. With the help of this page, you can shortlist the engineering entrance exams that you need to appear for and keep a track of its entrance. Each entrance exam has been divided according to undergraduate level, post graduation level, university level and state level. As there are no authentic ranking measures available for engineering entrance exams, so we have ranked the UG level exams as per their popularity and cruciality as suggested by the engineering aspirants. Make sure to check the list mentioned below. For detailed information, check the links provided, as well.

 Engineering Entrance Exams For UG Level Candidates

➡️ Joint Entrance Exam(JEE) Main

  • Admissions To: The most prestigious national level engineering entrance to get into any one of the 23 IITs, 31 NITS, and 23 CFTIs. Some of the other engineering institutes or colleges, be it private or government, gives this entrance exam primary importance for admission purposes.
  • Conducting Body: From this year, NTA( National Testing Agency) will be conducting this entrance examination in the place of CBSE.
  • Times Conducted: It will be conducted twice a year( in January and April).
  • Mode of Appearing: Online mode only.
  • Level of Exam: National Level

Did you know? JEE Main is still considered to be one of the toughest engineering entrances. It was initially conducted as “Common Entrance Test” for admission to only IIT, Kharagpur, back in 1960s. Later on, it was changes into centralized entrance exam for admission to all the prestigious 23 IITs.

➡️ Joint Entrance Exam(JEE) Advanced

  • Conducting Body: One of the IITs.
  • Admissions To: For admissions to IITs, a candidate primarily needs to qualify JEE Main and then only will be eligible for applying JEE Advanced.
  • Times Conducted: It will be conducted once around the second week of May.
  • Mode of Appearing: Online Computer Based Mode
  • Level of Exam: National Level

Did you know? JEE Advanced is considered to be the Phase 2 for admissions to IITs, after JEE Main. Though, JEE Main marks are considered for in some other colleges but JEE Advanced scores are considered in only IITs. While JEE Main marks provides admissions to UG level courses, JEE Advanced scores provides admissions to UG, PG and some Dual Degree Courses, as well.

➡️ Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test(BITSAT)

  • Admissions To: BITSAT is conducted for admissions to Birla Institute of Technology And Science in Goa, Pilani, and Hyderabad.
  • Level of Exam: University level
  • Mode of Appearing: It will be an objective type, computer-based exam.
  • Times Conducted: Once a year.
  • Conducting Body: Birla Institute of Technology and Science

Did you know? BITs Pilani was started by Seth Shiv Narainji Birla as a “Pathshala” to provide basic education to his two grandsons. Since that time, it has extended its branches not only within the geographical boundaries of India but also overseas.

➡️ Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination(VITEEE) 

  • Admissions To: VITEEE is conducted for admissions to VIT’s Vellore, Chennai, Bhopal, and Amravati campuses.
  • Level of Exam: A private university entrance exam conducted to fill its B.tech engineering seats.
  • Mode of Exam: Computer Based Test.
  • Conducting Body: Vellore Institute of Technology
  • Times Conducted: Once a year.

Did you know? It is the top rated university in India to pursue an engineering course, as rated by MHRD. Also, it is famous for its world’s largest Thirukural( sacred Tamil textbook) book in its library.

➡️ Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Examination( KIITEE)

  • Admissions To: Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Bhubaneswar
  • Level of Exam: University Level
  • Mode of Exam: Online Mode
  • Conducting Body: KIIT, Bhubaneshwar
  • Times Conducted: Once a year

Did you know? According to world university rankings, KIIT, Bhubaneshwar has been ranked 8th among  all the other reputed private universities in India.

➡️ Manipal University Online Entrance Test( MU OET)

  • Admissions To: Manipal University, Karnataka
  • Level of Exam: University Level
  • Mode of Exam: Online Mode
  • Conducting Body: Manipal Academy Of Higher Education
  • Times Conducted: Once a year for B.Tech and M.Tech courses each.

Did you know? Manipal Academy of Higher Education has recently given the status of “Institute of Eminence”by Ministry of Human Resource Development

➡️ The Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka, Under Graduate Entrance Test( COMEDK UGET) – 

  • Admissions To: All Engineering Colleges in the State of Karnataka
  • Level of Exam: State Level
  • Mode of Exam: Computer Based Test
  • Conducting Body: Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka
  • Times Conducted: Once a year

Did you know? COMEDK UGET is conducted across 290 exam centers for admissions to over 180 colleges in the State of Karnataka.

➡️ SRM Joint Entrance Exam for Engineering( SRMJEEE) – 

  • Admissions To: SRM Campuses in Kattankulathur, Ramapuram, Vadapalani and Ghaziabad campuses of SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai.
  • Level of Exam: University Level
  • Mode of Exam: Computer Based Test
  • Conducting Body: SRM University
  • Times Conducted: Once a year

 Did you know? Dr. T.P Ganesan Auditoruim with the University campus is said to be one of the largest auditoriums in South India, having a seating capacity of 3100 seats.

➡️ West Bengal Board of Joint Entrance Examination Board(WBJEE)

  • Admissions To: Engineering Colleges in the State of West Bengal
  • Level of Exam: State Level
  • Mode of Exam: Pen and Paper Mode
  • Conducting Body: West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board
  • Times Conducted: Once a year

Did you know? Every year, approximately 2 lakhs of the aspirants compete against each other by appearing for this entrance.

➡️ Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT CET)

  • Admissions To: Engineering Colleges in the State of Maharashtra
  • Level of Exam: State Level
  • Mode of Exam: Offline i.e Pen and Paper Mode
  • Conducting Body: Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra
  • Times Conducted: Once a year

Did you know? MHT CET was earlier even conducted for admissions to medical colleges in the State of Maharashtra. Later, it was scrapped down by the Supreme Court.

➡️ Banasthali Aptitude Test

  • Admissions To: Banasthali Vidyapeeth
  • Level of Exam: University Level
  • Mode of Exam: Offline i.e Pen and Paper Mode
  • Conducting Body: Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra
  • Times Conducted: Once a year

Did you know? Banasthali Vidyapeeth has been the pioneer of extending primary to phd level education to all the girl children in India.

 

➡️ Lovely Professional University National Entrance and Scholarship Test(LPUNEST) – 

  • Admissions To: Lovely Professional University
  • Level of Exam: University Level
  • Mode of Exam: Online Mode
  • Conducting Body: Lovely Professional University
  • Times Conducted: Once a year

➡️ Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture & Medical Common Entrance Test’ (AP EAMCET) – 

  • Admissions To: Government Engineering Colleges In the State of Andhra Pradesh
  • Level of Exam: State Level
  • Mode of Exam: Online Mode
  • Conducting Body: JNTUK, Kakinada on the behalf of APSCHE
  • Times Conducted: Once a year

Engineering Entrance Exams For PG Level Candidates

➡️ Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering(GATE)

  • Admissions To: IITs, NITs, CFTIs and IISc
  • Level of Exam: National Level
  • Mode of Exam: Online Mode
  • Conducting Body: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras
  • Times Conducted: Once a year but on 4 different dates(2,3,9 and 10) with 2(Forenoon and Afternoon) different time settings.

➡️ West Bengal University of Technology Post Graduate Entrance Test( WBUT PGET)

  • Admissions To: Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal
  • Level of Exam: State Level
  • Mode of Exam: Offline Mode
  • Conducting Body: Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT), West Bengal
  • Times Conducted: Once a year.

➡️ Vellore Institute of Technology’s M.Tech Engineering Entrance(VITMEE) – 

  • Admissions To: Vellore Institute of Technology’s (VIT) campus in Vellore and Chennai
  • Level of Exam: University Level
  • Mode of Exam: Online Mode
  • Conducting Body: Vellore Institute of Technology
  • Times Conducted: Once a year

➡️ Telangana State Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (TS PGECET) – 

  • Admissions To: Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakatiya University and Osmania University
  • Level of Exam: State Level
  • Mode of Exam: Online Mode
  • Conducting Body: Osmania University, Hyderabad
  • Times Conducted: Once a year, two time slots

➡️ Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) – 

  • Admissions To: Engineering Colleges in the State of Tamil Nadu
  • Level of Exam: State Level
  • Mode of Exam: Offline Mode
  • Conducting Body: Anna University, Tamil Nadu
  • Times Conducted: Once a year.

➡️ SRM Joint Entrance Examination for Engineering (SRMJEEE)

  • Admissions To: SRM University in Kattankulathur, Ramapuram, Vadapalani and Ghaziabad campuses.
  • Level of Exam: University Level
  • Mode of Exam: Offline Mode
  • Conducting Body: SRM University
  • Times Conducted: Once a year.

➡️ Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Admission Test(SAAT)

  • Admissions To: Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) University
  • Level of Exam: University Level
  • Mode of Exam: Online Mode
  • Conducting Body: SOA University
  • Times Conducted: Once a year.

➡️ Peoples Education Society Scholastic Aptitude Test(PESSAT) – 

  • Admissions To: PES University
  • Level of Exam: University Level
  • Mode of Exam: Online Mode
  • Conducting Body: PES University
  • Times Conducted: Once a year.

➡️ Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET)

  • Admissions To: VTU, UVCE, UBDTCE, Kuvempu University & Department of Studies in Computer Science, and in the University of Mysore.
  • Level of Exam: State Level
  • Mode of Exam: Offline Mode
  • Conducting Body: Karnataka Examination Authority(KEA)
  • Times Conducted: Once a year.

➡️ Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test( IPU CET) M.Tech – 

  • Admissions To: Indraprastha University
  • Level of Exam: University Level
  • Mode of Exam: Offline Mode
  • Conducting Body: IPU
  • Times Conducted: Once a year.

➡️ Gujarat Post Graduate Common Entrance Test( Gujarat PGCET)

  • Admissions To: Government, Grant-In-Aid and Self Financed Institutions Located in the state of Gujarat.
  • Level of Exam: State Level
  • Mode of Exam: Offline Mode
  • Conducting Body: Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC), Gujarat
  • Times Conducted: Once a year.

➡️ Bharatiya Vidyapeeth Common Entrance Test( BVP CET) – 

  • Admissions To: Bharatiya Vidyapeeth
  • Level of Exam: University Level
  • Mode of Exam: Offline Mode
  • Conducting Body: Bharatiya Vidyapeeth
  • Times Conducted: Once a year.

➡️ Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP PGECET) – 

  • Admissions To: PG Engineering courses, offered by the colleges in the state of Andhra Pradesh
  • Level of Exam: University Level
  • Mode of Exam: Online Mode
  • Conducting Body: State Council of Andhra Pradesh (APSCHE)
  • Times Conducted: Once a year.

Engineering Entrances For Marine Applicants

For all those candidates who wish to pursue marine engineering and other related courses, these are the engineering entrances that you need to appear for:

➡️ Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test( IMU CET) – 

  • Admissions To: Indian Maritime University Campuses in Kolkata, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Chennai, Visakhapatnam, and Cochin.
  • Level of Exam: University Level
  • Mode of Exam: Online
  • Conducting Body: Indian Maritime University
  • Times Conducted: Once a year
  • Courses Offered: B.Tech and M.Tech courses

➡️ Tolani Maritime Institute Science Aptitude Test (TMISAT) – 

  • Admissions To: Tolani Maritime Institute campuses in Induri and Mumbai
  • Level of Exam: University Level
  • Mode of Exam: Online
  • Conducting Body: Tolani Maritime Institute
  • Times Conducted: Once a year
  • Courses Offered: B.Tech courses

Did you know? For admissions to Tolani Maritime Institute, candidates will need to appear for IMU CET, as well.

➡️ KL Marine Entrance Examination(KLMEE) 

  • Admissions To: DG Shipping Govt. of India approved Institutes
  • Level of Exam: National Level
  • Mode of Exam: Offline
  • Conducting Body: All India Council for Technical Education
  • Times Conducted: Once a year
  • Courses Offered: B.Tech courses

 Engineering Entrance Exams For Private Universities

If you are not able to make it to any of the government colleges to pursue your desired engineering specialization. Don’t Worry! You can pursue your desired engineering course from appearing any of the private university entrance exams, mentioned below. Have a look!

➡️ VTUEEE

➡️ UPSEAT

➡️ SUAT

➡️ SRMJEE

➡️ SITEEE

➡️ Sathyabama University Entrance Exam

➡️ SAAT

➡️ PESSAT

➡️ MU OET

➡️ LPUNEST

➡️ KLUEEE

➡️ KIITEE

➡️ KEE

➡️ JET

➡️ IPUCET

➡️ HITSEEE

➡️ GITAM GAT

➡️ GEEE

➡️ CIEAT

➡️ CIPET JEE

➡️ BVP CET

➡️ BITSAT

➡️ BEEE

➡️ APIIT NAT

➡️ AMUEEE

➡️ Amity JEE

➡️ AEEE

State Level Engineering Entrance Exams

Below we have listed some of the UG and PG level engineering exams, to pursue an engineering discipline from some state-funded or government institutes. Have a look, from below! Also, to know more about these entrances – click on the links, provided over their names.

Women- Specific Engineering Entrance Exams

These two engineering entrances are conducted for admissions to women’s only colleges or institutes in India. Have a look!

Engineering Entrance Exams 2019

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