In India, a lot of students pursue engineering. Almost 1 lakh students appear for an engineering entrance exams. Engineering has been the most common option for students after 12th who have opted for non-medical stream in class 11th.
Lakhs of students take admission in engineering in different universities and different colleges. More than 15 lakh students graduate as engineers every year.
To get admission in engineering colleges or universities, students have to appear for engineering entrance examinations which are held or taken by different universities or colleges every year.
These engineering entrance examinations are held each year at national level, state level and university level.
So, let’s know about the top 10 engineering entrance exams in India.
TOP 10 ENGINEERING ENTRANCE EXAMS IN INDIA 2022
With this list of top 10 entrance exams after 12th, many students must be confused about what to choose!
So, let’s start with the list of top 10 engineering entrance exams:-
JEE MAIN 2022
Joint Entrance Examinations (JEE) MAIN 2022 will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) in multiple phases. JEE Mains 2022 will be held in computer based mode (except the drawing section of Paper 2 (B.Arch) which is a pen and paper based exam).
JEE Main is the first step to take admission in the well-known IIITs, NITs and other more prestigious engineering institutes of the nation. More than 12 lakh students appear for JEE Main examination to clear and reach JEE Advanced for admissions.
This examination consists of multiple choice questions and is of 3 hours. The examination is divided into two papers – Paper 1 is for B.Tech/B.E and Paper 2 is for B.Arch or B.Planning.
The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) will conduct the University level engineering entrance exam, BITSAT 2022 in online mode.
BITSAT (Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test) offers admission to all eligible applicants into the three campuses of BITS. Around 2 lakh students appear for this entrance exam, but only around 2000 seats are available in BITS.
Admissions Offered Into: BITS Pilani , BITS Goa and BITS Hyderabad .The duration of the online examination is 3 hours and the objective based BITSAT question paper is divided into four sections – Physics, Chemistry, English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning and finally Mathematics.
Manipal Academy of Higher Education (earlier known as Manipal University) conducts the annual online entrance examination for the students who wish to take admission into the Manipal Academy of Higher Education.
The Manipal Entrance Test (MET), previously known as MU OET, is a University level examination which brings in over 50,000 applicants per year.
From MET, admissions are provided into 16 engineering courses and is open to all eligible applicants. Entrance exam will be held in online mode and is of 150 minutes.
Under the VIT Engineering Entrance Exam around 5000 undergraduate engineering seats are available. This is conducted on the university level.
Around 2 lakh students appear for the exam every year. The mode of examination is online and will be objective in nature.
For appearing in this entrance exam, applicants will have to solve 125 questions from Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Aptitude and English sections within the time limit of 2 and half hours. Admissions Offered Into: VIT Chennai, VIT Vellore, VIT Andhra Pradesh and VIT Bhopal.
The SRM Joint Engineering Entrance Examination (SRMJEEE) is conducted by SRM Institute of Science and Technology for all eligible aspirants.
There are around 7000 seats available for engineering undergraduate programs. However, each year around 1 lakh students appear for this entrance examination. This examination consists of 125 questions.
If an applicant clears the entrance examination, he or she directly gets admission to the SRM University. Direct admissions is provided to the top 1000 IIT JEE Rank holders along with the top rank holders of central and state board of examinations.
Admissions Offered Into: SRM University Ghaziabad, SRM University Kattankulathur, SRM University Ramapuram Par – Vadapalani and SRM University Ramapuram.
COMEDK UGET 2022
Admissions into the engineering courses offered by the Associations of Medical, Dental and Engineering private colleges in the state of Karnataka is done through COMEDK UGET conducted by the Consortium of Medical Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK).
This entrance exam is held across all over India in different exam centers. Around 20 thousand B.tech seats are offered to students for admission under B.tech. This entrance examination is of 3 hours. This examination is based on the syllabus of the 10+2 standard.
Students have to solve 180 multiple choice questions in the duration of 3 hours. Admissions Offered Into: Around 181 engineering institutes affiliated to COMEDK UGET.
The Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology is the conducting authority of KIITEE. This entrance examination is held every year for the students who wish to pursue a 4 year B.tech degree.
This examination is conducted in online mode. It has 3 sections Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
Students have to score qualifying marks for getting admission into the University.
Around 60 exam centers are available for the applicants appearing for KIITEE. Admissions Offered Into: Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology.
Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT) conducts Symbiosis Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination (SITEEE) annually.
The students who qualify this entrance exam, will get admission into the University. Also, JEE Main and MHT CET qualified applicants are eligible for admission.
This university level examination has 420 seats available for B.tech. The entrance exam consists of 100 questions and the total marks is 200.
The duration of SITEEE is 150 minutes. Admissions Offered Into: Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT).
AMUEEE is a University level entrance examination conducted by Aligarh Muslim University for admissions into the available B.Tech programmers.
Students are offered admission into the university on the basis of merit and rank obtained in the entrance exam.
AMUEEE is held over a duration of 3 hours and comprises 150 questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. All questions are objective based. Admissions Offered Into: Aligarh Muslim University.
MHT CET 2022
State Common Entrance Test Cell, Mumbai will conduct the MHT CET 2022 or Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for admissions to first-year BE/BTech courses in Maharashtra state. Around 4 lakh students appear for this entrance examination every year.
It will be a pen and paper based engineering entrance test. Class 12 students having domicile of Maharashtra will be eligible to apply for MHT CET 2022. Candidates have to cover the Maha HSC syllabus to prepare for MHT CET.