Entrance Exams After 12th In India

Entrance Exams: Choosing a particular area can be overwhelming and burdening after 12th Grade. Since your entire life ahead – your future depends entirely on the competitive test you take after your 12th grade, you have to do this wisely.

There are a number of competitive tests you can select to get into the best engineering, architecture, medical, agricultural, pharmacy and many more schools, both regionally and nationally. Go via our article after 12th to get an idea of the competitive tests.

After 12th in different streams we covered the most successful competitive exams here. Read on for information.

Entrance Exams After 12th

Let us look at the competitive exams at the national level after 12th for various streams:

Engineeringa) Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main
b) JEE Advanced
c) Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) entrance exam
e) IPU-CET (B. Tech)
f) Manipal (B. Tech)
h) AMU (B. Tech)
i) NDA Entrance with PCM (MPC)
Medicala) National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET)
Defense Servicesa) Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test
b) Indian Navy B. Tech Entry Scheme
c) Indian Army Technical Entry Scheme (TES) ·        
d) National Defense Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I)
Fashion and Designa) National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Entrance Test  
b) National Institute of Design Admissions
c) All India Entrance Examination for Design (AIEED)
d) Symbiosis Institute of Design Exam
e) Footwear Design and Development Institute
f) Maeer’s MIT Institute of Design
g) National Institute of Fashion Design
h) National Aptitude Test in Architecture
i) Center for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT)
Social Sciencesa) Banaras Hindu University
b) IIT Madras Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination (HSEE)
c) TISS Bachelors Admission Test (TISS-BAT)
Lawa) Common-Law Admission Test
b) All India Law Entrance Test (AILET)
Sciencea) Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)
b) National Entrance Screening Test (NEST)
Mathematicsa) Indian Statistical Institute Admission
b) Admissions to Universities (Various B.Sc. Programs)
c) Banas thali Vidyapith Admission
After 12th let ‘s look in depth now at these competitive exams

Entrance Exams After 12th In Engineering stream

1. Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main

Purpose: The screening of candidates for admission in B is a standard entrance examination performed. E./B. Tech., B. Arch., B. Planning in various NITs, IIITs, and other institutes concerned. This is also the JEE Advanced certification test.
Application Mode: Online
Website:  jeemain.nic.in

2. JEE Advanced

Purpose: Candidates participating in JEE Main may only appear at the prestigious IITs, IISc, ISM Dhanbad and a few other institutes for JEE Advanced, which is conducted for admission to UG engineering programs.
Application Mode: Online mode
Website: jeeadv.iitd.ac.in


Purpose: BITSAT is conducted at BITS Pilani, BITS Goa, and BITS Hyderabad to select candidates for admission to engineering and other science programmers’.
Application Mode: Online
Website: bitsadmission.com

4. State-Level Engineering Colleges

There are other engineering entrance exams administered at the state level:

a. Andhra Pradesh: apeamcet.nic.in
b. Karnataka: kea.kar.nic.in
c. Kerala: cee-kerala.org
d. Maharashtra: dtemaharashtra.gov.in
e. West Bengal: wbjeeb.in
f. Chhattisgarh: cgdteraipur.cgstate.gov.in
g. Gujarat – CETgujcet.gseb.org
h. Jammu and Kashmirwww.jakbopee.org
i. Odisha: ojee.nic.in
j. Uttar Pradesh:  upsee.nic.in

Entrance Exams After 12th In Medical stream    

1. National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) 

Purpose: It is a premedical entrance test for selecting MBBS / BDS candidates for colleges throughout India.
Application Mode: Online
Website: ntaneet.nic.in


Purpose: This test is done in order to select candidates in AIIMS for MBBS / BDS programmers’.
Eligibility: Candidates must have qualified in their Class 12.
Website: aiimsexams.org

Defence Services Entrance Exams After 12th

1. Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test

Purpose: Candidates may obtain Diploma in Nautical Science (DNS) admission leading to B.Sc. (Nautical science) By this check of entry. Entry to B.Tech. is also via this review in ‘Marine Engineering’ & ‘Naval Architectures & Ocean Engineering.’
Application Mode: Online
Website: imu.edu.in

2. Indian Navy B.Tech. Entry Scheme

Purpose: Indian Navy Admission B.Tech. Golf course
Eligibility: Class 12 Passed
Application Mode: Online
Website: joinindiannavy.gov.in

3. Indian Army Technical Entry Scheme (TES)

Purpose: Getting into the Indian Army is a technical entry test.
Eligibility: Class 12 PCM
Application Mode: Online
Website: joinindianarmy.nic.in

4. National Defense Academy and Naval Academy Examination (NDA) 

Purpose: This is another common review for Indian Defense Sector candidates.
Application Mode: Online
Website: nda.nic.in

Entrance Examinations After 12th In Fashion & Design Fields

1. National Institute Of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Entrance Test 

Purpose: This test will ensure entry into NIFT ‘s architecture, management, and technology.
Eligibility: Candidates who have passed Class 12 or graduated may also apply for this test.
Application: Both online and by post
Website: nift.ac.in

2. National Institute Of Design Admissions 

Purpose: To be admitted to the GDPD for 4 years and the PGDPD for 2.5 years.
Eligibility: It is also possible to apply for candidates who passed Class 12, and also for students.
Application: Applications made only by post are accepted.
Website: admissions.nid.edu

3. All India Entrance Examination for Design (AIEED)

Purpose: To get admitted to UG-level 4-year design programs
Eligibility: The Class 11 and 12 also apply for this test
Application Mode: Online
Website: aieed.com

Competitive Exams After 12th In Social Sciences

1. Banaras Hindu University

Purpose: This examination is carried out for admission to BHU’s Undergraduate Social Sciences courses.
Application Mode: Online
Website: bhuonline.in

2. IIT Madras Humanities And Social Sciences Entrance Examination (HSEE)

Purpose: This is for admission to IIT Madras Integrated Master of Arts (M.A.) programmes.
Application Mode: Online
Website: hsee.iitm.ac.in

3. TISS Bachelors Admission Test (TISS-BAT) 

Purpose: This will be done to get admitted to B.A. Information sciences at any of the TISS campuses-Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad.
Application Mode: Online mode
Website: tiss.edu/admissions

Entrance Exams After 12th In Agriculture And Hotel Management

1. Indian Council Of Agricultural Research ICAR AIEEA-UG-PG

Purpose: To get admitted to the programs of Agriculture and Allied Sciences.
Application Mode: Online
Website: icar.org.in

2. All India Hotel Management Entrance Exam NCHMCT JEE 

Purpose: For enroll in B.Sc. Course on Hospitality & Hotel Management
Application Mode: Online
Website: nchm.nic.in

Law Entrance Exams After 12th

1. Common-Law Admission Test 

Purpose: To get admission into B.A. B.Com. (Hons), LL.B. (Hons), courses at BBA LL.B (Hons) in India.
Application Mode: Post and Online
Website: clat.ac.in

2. All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) 

Purpose: To get admission to B.A., LL.B. (Hons.), L.L.M, PhD
Eligibility: Class 12, 12+, LLB, L.L.M
Application Mode: Both Post and Online
Website: nludelhi.ac.in

Now that you’ve got an idea of the most common exams in various disciplines, it’s time for you to decide which career you ‘re interested in and start preparing for the exam accordingly. It’s difficult to crack all of those tests. You will certainly crack the test, with the right motivation and commitment.

UG Courses available after 12th Arts:

Students who think that if they choose Arts Stream, they will have less career opportunities than science and commerce, but after completing 12th from arts, there is a list of courses which will provide you good career opportunities.

  • BBA- Bachelor of Business Administration
  • BMS- Bachelor of Management Science
  • BFA- Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • BEM- Bachelor of Event Management
  • Integrated Law Course- BA + LL.B
  • BJMC- Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • BFD- Bachelor of Fashion Designing
  • BSW- Bachelor of Social Work
  • BBS- Bachelor of Business Studies
  • BTTM- Bachelor of Travel and Tourism Management
  • Aviation Courses
  • B.Sc- Interior Design
  • B.Sc.- Hospitality and Hotel Administration
  • Bachelor of Design (B. Design)
  • Bachelor of Performing Arts
  • BA in History

UG Courses available after 12th Science:

After completing 12th with science stream, there are a variety of options available for an undergraduate course. Students who have an interest in technical learning, they can choose engineering courses and the rest can choose from the courses listed below.

  • BE/B.Tech- Bachelor of Technology
  • B.Arch- Bachelor of Architecture
  • BCA- Bachelor of Computer Applications
  • B.Sc.- Information Technology
  • B.Sc- Nursing
  • BPharma- Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • B.Sc- Interior Design
  • BDS- Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • Animation, Graphics and Multimedia
  • B.Sc. – Nutrition & Dietetics
  • BPT- Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • B.Sc- Applied Geology
  • BA/B.Sc. Liberal Arts
  • B.Sc.- Physics
  • B.Sc. Chemistry
  • B.Sc. Mathematics

UG Courses available after 12th Commerce:

Students who want to learn about financial and management, can opt commerce stream after 10th. For commerce students, mathematics is an optional subject, thus students who have an interest in mathematics but do not want to go with science stream can take commerce with maths.

  • B.Com- Bachelor of Commerce
  • BBA- Bachelor of Business Administration
  • B.Com (Hons.)
  • BA (Hons.) in Economics
  • Integrated Law Program- B.Com LL.B.
  • Integrated Law Program- BBA LL.B

Apart from courses under Science, Commerce and Arts, there is also a list of professional courses to pursue after 12th:

  • CA- Chartered Accountancy
  • CS- Company Secretary
  • Bachelor of Design in Accessory Design, fashion Design, Ceramic Design, Leather Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Jewelry Design
  • Bachelor in Foreign Language
  • Diploma Courses
  • Advanced Diploma Courses
  • Certificate Courses