Top Engineering Exam in India


If you are looking for the most sought after career fields in our country, then it is definitely engineering. The list of the top engineering exams in India is as follows-


It was initially known as the All India Engineering Entrance Examination i.e. AIEEE. Those who manage to clear the first phase and get a good rank are advanced towards the next stage i.e. JEE Advanced. There will be an eligibility test for both the papers.

There will be an admission test for the undergraduate engineering programmes in- 23 Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs, IIITM and IIITDM), 16 Central Government/State Government Funded Institutions ,30 National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Various self financed deemed universities and other institutions, Institutions in states of Gujarat, , Haryana, Punjab, Nagaland, Madhya Pradesh Uttrakhand and Odisha, which earlier admitted on the basis of their State Level Examination, have joined the JEE (Main) system too.

Eligibility criteria-

  • The candidates must have passed the final examination or the secondary examination or any other examination equal to it with the five main subjects.
  • The secondary examination result is also the factor which determines the eligibility criteria of the students during the admissions. In order to qualify the examination, the students must have obtained at least 75% marks or must have been in the top rankings. However, the class 12 results will not only be a factor for the eligibility of the criteria and not the JEE rankings. The categories other than general should have at least 65% marks. The candidates can attempt the JEE MAIN for a maximum of three times. The JEE Main 2016 Online Applications will begin in the month of December every year. Paper one and two are held in the month of April and soon after that in the same month, the computer based examination takes place. The declaration of all India Ranks takes place in the month of June.

For post graduation courses you can go ahead with GATE, TS-PGECET Exam 2018-2019, AP-PGECET 2018 etc.

JEE Advanced

This examination is the gateway to bag one of the 10,000 odd seats which are available for the undergraduate odd seats who study in the various IIT’s. This one is considered as the toughest examination in India. The admission test has to be given for 23 IITs in India. The candidates need to hold a rank in the top 1, 50,000 in the JEE MAINS in order to be eligible for this examination.


The test is as advanced as JEE advance. The Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) is held in the online mode and is a computer based test. This is an admission test for the engineering courses in the BITS campuses in Pilani, Hyderabad and Goa.

Eligibility criteria: The candidates who have a minimum of 75% marks in the PCM in the secondary education examination are eligible for the examination.

The candidates who have scored the first rank in the central or the state boards in India will get direct admissions to the programmes of their own choice irrespective of the score obtained in the BITSAT examination.


This is an engineering entrance examination which is conducted by the Vellore institute of technology for admitting students to the 5000 engineering seats available. It is one of the leading private engineering colleges in India. This is the admission test for the engineering courses in VIT Vellore and VIT Chennai.

Eligibility criteria- In order to be eligible for this examination the candidates must have secured an aggregate of 60% in PCM/PCB in secondary examinations or any other examination equivalent to it. The aggregate of the students belonging to the SC/ST/OBC, J&K and Northeast states must be at least 50%.


It is a popular engineering examination for admission into engineering courses offered by various top-notch colleges. For WBJEE Exam 2018-2019 more than 2 lakh students are expected to appear. It is for evaluating the speed of a person rather than solving the problems through an intellectual depth. It is an admission test for the engineering colleges in the state of west Bengal.

Eligibility criteria- The candidates must have passed the secondary higher education examination of the west Bengal council of higher secondary education or any other exam equivalent to it from a recognized board or university. The candidates who are seeking admissions to the government engineering, technology colleges, or the reserved category seats of any institutions, including the TFW category seats must be the domicile of the state. This eligibility criteria has to be fulfilled before appearing in the examination.


It stands for Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHTCET) and is for the entry of students to various engineering colleges in Maharashtra which is held in two phases at two different times of the year.

Eligibility criteria- The candidates are required to pass matriculation as well as the secondary education examination from a recognized board or university in India with a minimum of 50% marks in PCM, whereas it is 45% for the other categories. The candidates will get admission into the colleges on the basis of the scores obtained by them.