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The engineering sector is growing rapidly and the value for engineering courses is significantly increasing in India. The engineering field offers a number of jobs and opportunities for non-medical students. To get admission to engineering colleges like IITs and NITs, etc students are required to appear for these entrance exams.

It is crucial and essential for the students to select the right direction and stream for a better future. The article will help you know the kinds of engineering exams administered in India to offer admissions in engineering colleges. Also, you will get to know the top engineering colleges which offer admissions on the basis of these engineering entrance exams.

List of Top Engineering Exams conducted in India and their Conducting Bodies

The top five engineering exams in India are conducted by the following agencies/bodies:

JEE Mains Exam – It is conducted by the National Testing Agency(NTA)

BITSAT Exam – It is conducted by Birla Institute of Technology and Science

MET Entrance Exam – It is conducted by Manipal Academy of Higher Education

SRMJEE Exam – It is conducted by SRM Institute of Science and Technology

VITEE – It is conducted by VIT University

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List of top most Engineering Exams in India:

Below is the list of top most engineering exams conducted in India:

JEE Mains & JEE Advanced Exam

  • National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts the JEE Mains & JEE Advanced for admission to UG and PG engineering courses.
  • The JEE exams are conducted twice a year, first in January and then in April.
  • The JEE exams are computer-based tests (CBT) mode except in the 2nd exam of B Arch for admission to IITs, 25 IITs, 31 NITs, and 28 GFTs.
  • The entrance exam is conducted in two segments that are Paper 1& Paper 2 for BE/B. Tech and B.Planning/B.Arch respectively.
  • The exam is conducted for three hours and it asks entirely multiple-choice questions.
  • The entrance exam is generally conducted in morning and evening shifts because the number of aspirants who apply for exams is quite large.
  • Candidates who clear their JEE Mains exam and scores requisite percentiles further become eligible to appear for JEE Advanced.
  • The JEE syllabus includes the entire syllabus of 11th and 12th standards however it follows a slightly higher standard.
  • Candidates must make a proper schedule and follow it every day to make a grip on every subject.
  • Candidates must also solve the previous year’s papers to get to know the pattern of the exam.

BITSAT Engineering Exam

  • BITSAT is a national level engineering entrance exam which is conducted by Birla Institute of Technology and Science for admission to various engineering UG & PG courses.
  • The BITSAT entrance exams are conducted once in a year I.e., in May.
  • The entrance exam for admission in its three campuses is conducted in Computer Based Test mode
  • BITSAT is a three-hour king entrance teat which asks questions in multiple-choice form mainly in the English language.
  • The entrance test has a total of 150 questions from subjects including physics, chemistry biology/maths, logical reasoning, and English.
  • The marking scheme for the test covers +3 marks for every right answer and -1 mark for every wrong answer.
  • The BITSAT syllabus covers the syllabus of 11th and 12th standard at a little higher level.
  • Candidates must follow a structured schedule to cover all the subjects while preparing for the BITSAT exam.
  • Candidates should also solve previous years question paper to aim for better results.

GATE Entrance Exam

  • GATE is a national level engineering entrance exam which is conducted by IISC and IITs for admission to UG & PG engineering courses.
  • The GATE entrance exam is conducted every year in February.
  • The GATE entrance exam is conducted in the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.
  • The exam contains only multiple-choice questions in the English language and candidates are offered two hours to complete the test.
  • The question paper contains a total of 65 questions of two kinds I.e., NAT and MCQs.
  • As per the marking scheme, every correct answer gets +1 & +2 marks and every wring answer charges -1/3 & -1 marks respectively for MCQs. However, for NAT candidates are offered +1 & +2 marks for every correct answer and there is no negative marking for a wrong answer.
  • The GATE syllabus is the same as of 11th and 12th classes while the standards are set slightly higher.
  • Candidates preparing for GATES must set a proper study schedule and be punctual to it for better results.
  • Also, students must practice previous years test sheets to get familiar with the exam pattern.

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IIT JAM

  • IIT JAM is another national level engineering entrance exam conducted by IISC and IITs jointly for admission to engineering PG courses.
  • IIT JAM is conducted every year in the month of February.
  • The entrance test is conducted in Computer Based Test mode for admission to engineering courses in three campuses.
  • The IIT JAT exam question paper includes MCQs, MCQs, and NAT. The students are offered three hours to attempt the paper which mainly follows the English language.
  • From the year 2020, it has been regulated to conduct exams in six papers I.e., physics, chemistry, maths, biology, and geology.
  • The question paper consists of a total of 60 questions from subjects including physics, chemistry, biology/mathematics.
  • Students are granted +3 marks for every correct answer and -1 mark for every wrong attempt.
  • The syllabus of IIT JAM is the same as of 11th & 12th standards however, the question paper maintains a slightly high level.
  • Candidates should plan a routine and study according to crack the exam. Also, they should emphasize on even subject to score well in the exam.
  • Candidates should start solving the previous year’s question paper before one month of the exam to get better results.

MET Engineering Exam

  • MET, or Manipal Entrance test is conducted by Manipal University for admission to UG & PG courses.
  • Manipal University conducts the MET exam every year.
  • The test is mainly conducted in Computer Based Test mode which follows only the English language.
  • The question paper includes MCQs and students get 2 hours and 30 minutes to attempt the paper.
  • The entrance exam is conducted mainly for 6 subjects i.e., physics, chemistry, mathematics, biology, and Geology.
  • The question paper comprises of total 200 questions of physics, chemistry, maths, and general aptitude.
  • Students are granted +4 marks for every correct answer and -1 mark is deducted for every wrong attempt.
  • The MET syllabus is the same as of 11th and 12th classes while the standards are set slightly higher.
  • Candidates preparing for MET must set a proper study schedule and be punctual to it for better results.
  • Also, students must practice previous years test sheets to get familiar with the exam pattern.

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