The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is undoubtedly the most popular exam among the engineering aspirants, however, there are several other national-level undergraduate entrance exams in our country that most candidates are not aware of and must consider to widen the chances of admission. So in this article, we have put together a list of top 5 engineering exams in India other than JEE along with their important dates.
The Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) is said to be as tough as the JEE Advanced, say students and experts. The BITSAT is an online test that is considered for admission to the Birla Institute of Technology and Science campuses in Pilani, Goa, and Hyderabad.
The BITSAT requires that aspirants get at least 75 percent marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in class 12. And, candidates who get the first rank in central and state board examinations score a direct admission to BITS.
Important dates for BITSAT 2019
|Availability of BITSAT application form 2019||December 2019 to March 2019|
|Application form correction||March 2019|
|Allotment of test centers||March 2019|
|Slot booking dates 2019||March to April 2019|
|Issuing date for BITSAT 2019 Admit card||April 2019|
|BITSAT 2019 exam date||May 2019|
|Release of scores||Third week of May 2019|
|Apply for admission with 12th marks and Preferences||May to June 2019|
|The announcement of Waiting list||June 2019|
The Vellore Institute of Technology conducts VITEEE. VIT has 5000 engineering seats and has a cosmopolitan mix of students from everywhere. VIT Chennai and Vellore mandate that students get at least 60 percent in their Class 12 examinations. It is relaxed for SC/ST/OBC, J&K and Northeast states candidates.
Important dates for VITEEE 2019
|Availability of VITEEE Application Form||November 1, 2018|
|Last date of Online Application Form||March 18, 2019|
|Dates for VITEEE Slot Booking 2019||March 18 – 22, 2019|
|VITEEE 2019 Admit Card||March 18 – 22, 2019|
|VITEEE 2019 Exam Dates||April 10 to 21, 2019|
|Announcement of VITEEE 2019 Result||April 27, 2019|
|Dates for VITEEE Counselling 2019||2nd & 3rd week of May 2019|
Around 2 lakh candidates appear for The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) every year. The WBJEE is one test that evaluates an aspirant in his/her speed of problem-solving. It is considered as a prerequisite for admission into all engineering colleges in West Bengal. Candidates are eligible for such admission only if they pass the higher secondary examination conducted by of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education. Candidates must be domicile of West Bengal.
Important dates for WBJEE 2019
|Availability of brochure along with domicile and income certificate||December 2018|
|The release of WBJEE 2019 application form||Third week of December 2018|
|Final date to fill and submit the application form of WBJEE 2019||Third week of January 2019|
|Downloading of WBJEE Admit Card 2019||Second week of April 2019|
|WBJEE 2019 Paper I (Mathematics)||Fourth week of April 2019|
|WBJEE 2019 Paper II (Physics & Chemistry)||Fourth week of April 2019|
|Release of the Preliminary Answer Key of WBJEE 2019||First week of June 2019|
|Final Answer Key of WBJEE 2019||Third week of June 2019|
|The announcement of WBJEE 2019 Result||First week of June 2019|
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The Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHTCET) is the test considered for entry into various engineering colleges in Maharashtra. It is held in two phases at two different times of the year. Candidates seeking admission through the MHTCET are required to have passed class 12 through any recognized school board in India with a minimum of 50 percent in Physics, Maths, and Chemistry. It is relaxed to 45 percent in case of SC, ST and OBC candidates.
Important dates for MHTCET 2019
|Availability of MHT CET Application Form||Second week of January 2019|
|MHT CET Application ends on||Last week of March 2019|
|Online registration & Confirmation (with late fees)||First week of April 2019|
|Issue of MHT CET Admit Card||April 2019|
|MHT CET 2019 Exam||Second week of May 2019|
|Availability of Answer Key||Last week of May 2019|
|Declaration of MHT CET 2019 Result||Before the first week of June 2019|
The Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) is conducted to admit students into engineering colleges in Karnataka. Aspirants need at least 45 percent in their class 12 Maths, Physics and Chemistry papers. It is open only to residents of Karnataka.
Important dates for KCET 2019
|Release of KCET 2019 Notification||The second week of November 2018|
|Start of KCET 2019 Registrations||First week of February 2019|
|Final date to submit the application form of KCET 2019||Third week of March 2019|
|KCET 2019 Admit Card||First week to Third week of April 2019|
|KCET 2019 (Mathematics)||Third week of April 2019|
|KCET 2019 (Physics and Chemistry)||Third week of April 2019|
|Release of provisional answer key||Fourth week of April 2019|
|Declaration of Result||First week of June 2019|
These were some of the top 5 engineering examinations currently in India apart from JEE. Qualify for any one of the above examinations for a bright future in Engineering.
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