Top Engineering Entrance Exams in India

Engineering is one of the most demanding courses among the students after their 12th class. It is one of the most sought career fields in India. There are many entrance exams organized in India to find the selective students for admissions into engineering programmes. Engineering is a booming sector of study. There are lots of job opportunities in the market waiting for you when you have completed your programme. Engineering has various fields to study such as civil, IT, CSE, mechanical, mining, automobile, petroleum, etc., Listed below are the top 10 engineering entrance exams in the country.



JEE Main 2018

JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) Main is a National level examination. It is managed by Central Board Secondary Education (CBSE). It is organized for screening candidates for the UG engineering and architecture programmes. These courses are offered by NIT, CFITs and other institutions. It is also the eligibility test for JEE Advanced exam for admission to IITs & ISM. Aadhaar Card is compulsory to fill the application form.

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JEE Advanced 2018

JEE advanced examination is organized by Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) under the aegis of Joint Admission Board (JAB) on rotation basis. It is a national level entrance test. This exam is organized for providing admissions in UG, Integrated PG or UG-PG Dual Degree courses. It is offered in the field of engineering, architecture, sciences or pharmaceutics.

GATE 2018

GATE referred as Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. It is a national level engineering entrance exam organized by IITs & IISC rotationally. In 2018, this exam is regulated by the India Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati. It is a perfect gateway for those aspirants seeking admissions in postgraduate engineering/technology/architecture/science courses offered by top colleges of the country.

IIT JAM 2018

Joint Admission Test for M.Sc (IIT JAM) is a national level entrance test. It is managed by various IISc or IITs on rotation basis. This year, JAM exam will be regulated by the IIT, Bombay. After clearing this exam, candidates will get eligible for admissions in M.Sc, Joint M.Sc-Ph.D, M.Sc-M.Tech., M.Sc-Ph.D dual degree & other courses.


Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani organizes a university level entrance test. This test is called as Birla Institute of Technology & Science Admission Test (BITSAT). It is organized for providing admissions to students in the first year of UG engineering programmes. Through this exam, candidates can also get admission in pharmacy & science courses, i.e B.Pharm & M.Sc. These courses are offered by BITS and its other campuses.


LPU University organizes Lovely Professional University National Eligibility and Scholarship Test (LPU NEST). It is a university level examination. This exam is organized to select appropriate students for admissions in engineering courses. Candidates can also get admission into law, management, agriculture, etc., through this exam.


VITEEE also known as VIT Engineering Entrance Examination is university level entrance test. This exam is organized by VIT University. Through this exam, candidates will be selected for admissions in B.Tech programmes offered by its Vellore and Chennai campuses. Candidates will get the application through online mode in the month of November 2017.

WBJEE 2018

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) is a popular engineering exam of the country taken by more than 2 lakh candidates every year. The WBJEE is considered to be more of a test evaluating the speed of person to solve problems rather than intellectual depth.


AP EAMCET (Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test) is a state level entrance test. This exam is organized by JNTUK, Kakinada. It is organized for providing admissions in undergraduate engineering, pharmacy and agriculture courses. Candidates can apply for the exam in the month of February 2018.

Praticipating Institutions of AP EAMCET 2018 

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