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In India, Engineering is one of the most pursued courses that students tend to choose after completing their class XII. Every year lakhs of candidates appear for these entrance exams. Every year these exams climb a notch up in toughness! To get into this field, there are more than 50 engineering entrance examinations held in India. In this article, we will look at the top 10 engineering exams that can change your life for the better if you’re prepared for it!

Some of the Top engineering entrance exams in 2021 are :

S.No  Exam NameConducting Body
     1          JEE Main                         National Testing Agency
     2          VITEEE                         Vellore Institute of Technology University
     3           SRMJEEE                         SRM Joint Engineering Entrance Examination
     4           BITSAT             Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test
     5           MET                         Manipal Academy of Higher Education
     6          COMEDK UGETConsortium of Medical Engineering and Dental Colleges   of Karnataka
     7          AP EAMCET                         JNTU Kakinada
     8          KIITEE                         Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology
     9          MHTCET                         State Common Entrance Test Cell, Mumbai
    10          WBJEE                         West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board
Top Engineering entrance exams 2021

1. JEE MAIN & ADVANCED | Joint Entrance Examination

JEE Main which was previously known as the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE), aspirants who manage to secure a rank among 1.5 lakh candidates in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main), further appear for the next stage that is JEE Advanced.

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The Paper-1 of JEE Main is basically an eligibility test for JEE Advanced, which the aspirant has to take if they are aspiring to get into the IITs. The JEE Advanced is the second step of the JEE system, it is conducted under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board by the seven zonal IITs of the nation. Only the top 2.4 lakh rank holders of JEE Main are eligible to appear in JEE Advanced, to get admission into the prestigious 24 IITs across the Nation. The only eligibility criterion to appear in this entrance exam is, the candidates should have to complete 12th standard or equivalent with five subjects. JEE Advanced is the only gateway to bag a seat into the prestigious IITs.

Through JEE Main & Advanced exams admissions are offered into 31 NITs, 25 IIITs and 28 GFTIs

S.No. Name of the Exam Issue of FormLast Date of SubmissionExamination DateInformation WebpageApplication Form Fee
1JEE(Main)- 2021 (Phase III & IV Attempt)Phase III-July 6, 2021 Phase IV(Reopen)-August 9,2021Phase III-July 8, 2021 Phase IV(Reopen)- August 11, 2021 (11.50 pm)Phase III-July 20 To 27, 2021
Phase IV-August 26 TO 2 September, 2021
jeemain.nta.nic.in 5 Days After the Exam
2JEE Advanced 2021September 16, 2021September 21, 2021 October 3, 2021 jeemain.nta.nic.in October 15, 2021
JEE Main & Advanced Entrance Exam Details, 2021

If you are an IIT-JEE Aspirant, do have a look at JEE Advanced 2021: Registration, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Important Dates, And All You Need to Know!

2. VITEEE| Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination

The Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) which is conducted by the Vellore Institute of Technology is a University level engineering examination. Every year around 2 lakh aspirants appear for this exam just to compete for 5000 seats.

Through this exam candidates get admission into four campuses of Vellore Institute of Technology- VIT Vellore, VIT Chennai, VIT Andhra Pradesh, and VIT Bhopal. This 2 and half hour long entrance examination is held online where the aspirant needs to solve 125 questions from Physics, Chemistry, Maths, and Aptitude & English. The eligibility criteria to appear in these exams are the candidates have to have an aggregate of 60 percent in Physics Chemistry and Mathematics or Physics Chemistry and Biology in plus two or equivalent exams.

Through VITEEE exam, admissions are offered into: VIT Chennai, VIT Vellore, VIT Andhra Pradesh and VIT Bhopal.

S.No.Name of the ExamIssue of FormLast Date of SubmissionExamination DateInformation Webpage Announcement of Results
2VELLORE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (VITEEE)November 30, 2020May 21, 202118th June 2021 to 26th June 2021VITEEE.VIT.AC.INJune 14, 2021
VITEEE Entrance Exam Details 2021

3. SITEEE | Symbiosis Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination

Symbiosis Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination (SITEEE) is annually conducted by Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT). This entrance exam offers admission to aspirants into 420 available B.Tech seats. This entrance examination consists of 100 questions and the total marks are 200 which need to be solved in a duration of 150 minutes.

Through SITEEE exam admissions are offered into: Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT)

S.No.Name of the ExamIssue of FormLast Date of SubmissionExamination DateInformation Webpage Announcement of Results
3SITEEE February 18, 2021June 15,2021June 28, 2021 sitpune.edu.inJuly 9, 2021
SITEEE Entrance Exam Details 2021

4. BITSAT| Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test

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The Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) which is conducted by The Birla Institute of Technology and Science is a University level engineering entrance examination that is as tough as the JEE Advanced. Every year more or less 2 lakh aspirants appear for this entrance exam just to compete for 2000 seats. The exam is held online and is of 3 hours duration, the eligibility criteria for the aspirants are they have to have a minimum of 75 per cent marks in Physics Chemistry and Mathematics in their Higher Secondary Exam.

Through BITSAT exam, admissions are offered into: BITS Pilani, BITS Goa and BITS Hyderabad.

S.No.Name of the ExamIssue of FormLast Date of SubmissionExamination DateInformation WebpageAnnouncement of Results
4BIRLA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE (BITSAT)February 23, 2021February 23, 2021February 23, 2021BITSADMISSION.COMTo be Notified
BITSAT Entrance Exam Details 2021

If you’ve taken PCM/PCB and are confused about what to do after class XII, we have a small article for you: Emerging Career Options After Class XII For PCM/PCB Students!

5. MET 2021| Manipal Entrance Test

The Manipal Entrance Test or MET is conducted by Manipal Academy of Higher Education for the admission of candidates who aspire to pursue Engineering. Around 50,000 applicants apply to get into 16 engineering courses through MET. The entrance exam is held online in a time span of 150 minutes.

S.No.Name of the ExamIssue of FormLast Date of SubmissionExamination DateInformation WebpageAnnouncement of Results
5.
MANIPAL UNIVERSITY (MET)

Phase I-December 11, 2020 Phase II-April 11, 2021
Phase I-April 10, 2021 Phase II-June 5, 2021Phase I-16th to 20th April Phase II- 11th to 14th June 2021MANIPAL.EDU06-Jul-2021
MET Entrance Exam Details 2021

6. COMEDK UGET 2021|Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka

COMEDK UGET is conducted by the Associations of Medical, Dental and Engineering private colleges in the state of Karnataka. This entrance examination is conducted across various exam centres across the nation. Aspirants are offered admission in B.Tech in 20,000 seats in a time span of 3 hours.

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Through COMEDK UGET 2021 exam admissions are offered into: About 181 engineering institutes affiliated to COMEDK UGET.

S.No.Name of the ExamIssue of FormLast Date of SubmissionExamination DateInformation WebpageAnnouncement of Results
6.CONSORTIUM OF MEDICAL, ENGINEERING AND DENTAL COLLEGES OF KARNATAKA (COMEDK)
2ND WEEK OF MAY 2021 (TENTATIVE)
COMEDK.ORGSeptember 26, 2021
COMEDK UGET Entrance Exam Details 2021

7. AP EAMCET 2021| Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture, Medical Common Entrance Test

AP EAMCET or Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture, Medical Common Entrance Test is conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada for admissions in Agriculture, Engineering, and Medical courses offered by various institutes within a time span of 3 hours.

S.No.Name of the ExamIssue of FormLast Date of SubmissionExamination DateInformation WebpageAnnouncement of Results
7. AP EAMCET June 26, 2021July 25, 2021 August 19-25, 2021SCHE.AP.GOV.IN 8 September 202
AP EAMCET Entrance Exam Details 2021

8. KIITEE 2021| Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Examination

KIITEE or Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Examination is conducted by KIIT. The examination is held annually for the admissions of eligible applicants into the 4-year B.Tech programmes offered by the institute. The examination is held online and has 3 sections – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Through KIITEE exam admissions are offered into: Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology.

S.No.Name of the ExamIssue of FormLast Date of SubmissionExamination DateInformation WebpageAnnouncement of Results
8. KALINGA INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY KIITEE December 10, 2020 May 31, 202116- 23 May, 2021
KIIT.AC.IN
Phase 1 – May 29
Phase 2 – June 21
Phase 3 – July 21
Phase 4 – August 21
KIITEE Entrance Exam Details 2021

9. MHT CET 2021| Maharashtra Common Entrance Test

MHT CET or Maharashtra Common Entrance Test is conducted by the State Common Entrance Test Cell, Mumbai for admissions of aspirants into first-year of BE/BTech courses in Maharashtra state. Students in 12th standard having domicile of Maharashtra are eligible to apply for MHT CET 2021.

S.No.Name of the ExamIssue of FormLast Date of SubmissionExamination DateInformation WebpageAnnouncement of Results
1 MHT CET 2021 June 8, 2021June 15, 202120 Sep – 1 Oct 2021cetcell.mahacet.orgOctober 20, 2021
MHT CET Entrance Exam Details 2021

10. WBJEE| West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination or the WBJEE is conducted by the state-government of West Bengal for the admission in government and private engineering institutions of West Bengal. Students of Science stream who have studied the combination of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in 12th standard are eligible for this examination.

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So, if you are an aspirant who’s preparing to appear in any of these entrance examinations then we would suggest you to study your syllabus thoroughly. And practice previous year’s papers to get an understanding of the time management in examination hall. So, study hard and keep checking examination sites to check examination date.

Through WBJEE exam admissions are offered into: Around 116 institutes accept WBJEE scores.

S.No.Name of the ExamIssue of FormLast Date of SubmissionExamination DateInformation WebpageApplication Form Fee
1
West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam (WBJEE)
23rd February 202123rd March 202111th July 202111th July 20216 August, 2021
WBJEE Entrance Exam Details 2021

Frequently asked Questions

1. Which is the best Engineering Exam?

There are multiple entrance exams (National, state and University level exams) for engineering aspirants in India. If you want to get into IIIT’s, NIT’s and GFTI’s along with other top colleges in India, JEE Mains is your best bet! However, to get admitted to the most prestigious engineering college, the aspirant must pass JEE Advanced. It is the only entrance exam that reserves seats at IIT.

2. Which is the easiest Engineering Exams?

There is no easy entrance exam for engineering. However, MET (Manipal Entrance Exam) is comparatively the easier one among others. Around 50,000 students apply to get into 16 engineering courses through MET. The exam is held online and takes 150 minutes to finish.

In India, the toughest entrance exam for engineering students in the JEE Advance. Other than this, the second toughest exam is BITSAT ( The Birla Institute of Technology and Science Test. The first one is eligible for the first 2.4 lakh students ranked in JEE Main, and the second one only has 2000 seats for 2 lakh students appearing for the exam.

3. What are the exams for B.tech?

JEE-Mains, JEE-Advanced, SITEEE, COMEDk UGET, KIITEE, MHT CET 2021 are some of the exams suitable for aspirants trying to get into B.tech. The competition isn’t as tough as other entrance exams for engineering courses; however, the aspirants are selected based solely on merit.

4. What is the best Engineering Exams for West Bengal state engineering colleges?

The only exam through which an aspirant can confirm a seat in government and private institutions of West Bengal is the WBJEE. Students with legitimate Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics marks on their 12th standard mark sheet are eligible to appear for WBJEE.

5. Is JEE Main & JEE Advanced the same exams?

JEE Main, which used to be popular as the All India Engineering Entrance Exam, now goes by the name AIEEE, is one step towards the further selection of engineering students. Students ranked in the first 1.5 lakh are then eligible to appear for JEE Advance. Therefore, both the JEE exams come into the same category, but not the same exams. JEE Advanced is mainly for those who want to reserve their seat among 24 IITs in India, the most prestigious colleges for engineering students.

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