List of Engineering Entrance Exams-National Level

engineering entrance examsEngineering after its 12th class is one of the most challenging courses among students. It’s one of India’s most sought-after work spheres. In India, several entrance exams are conducted to identify the competitive students for admission to engineering programs. Engineering is a research field which is booming. There are plenty of career openings in the industry waiting for you after you end your course. Engineering has various areas to research including military, IT, CSE, mechanical, mining, automotive, petroleum, etc. Here we provide you with a list of national and state-level Engineering Entry exams that are required for admission to the country’s top colleges.

Engineering is among India’s most sought-after career opportunities. With lakhs of candidates appearing each year for various engineering entrance exams (national and state-level), the competition is becoming tougher with each day that passes. Interestingly, candidates in India have the option to choose from more than 49 engineering entrance examinations, mostly performed at the UG (undergraduate) level. Although certain engineering entrance tests are carried out at the national level, other examinations are conducted at the state and institutional level.

Below are the lists of National Engineering Entrance Exams and receiving admission you have to go through the entrance examination and organized by various Indian states.

The lists of National Engineering Entrance Exams
IIT JEE Main Exam IIT JEE Advanced Exam IIT JAM Exam
GATE Exam BITSAT Exam ENAT Exam
JNTU PACET Exam APIIT NAT Exam JEST Exam
IFEHE NCAT Exam NFSE AIEE Exam JGEEBILS Exam
MERI Entrance Exam NEST Exam ICAR Exam
HPIPA Exam CEE-Delhi Exam AMIE Exam

While JEE Main is the most common engineering exam among aspirants, there are several other National Level Undergraduate Entrance Exams that candidates must take to broaden their admission chances. ResultsTak gives you a list of National Level UG Engineering Entrance Exams which should not be skipped by B.Tech aspirants.

1. Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main:

Joint Entrance Review or JEE main is one of the most sought-after engineering entrance tests in the world. Clearing the examination will earn you a seat in India’s best engineering colleges-IITs, IIITs, NITs, CFTIs (Central Funded Technical Institutes), etc. Candidates can take the B.Tech / B.E and B.Arch / B.Planning undergraduate courses. Recently, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has taken over the duties of overseeing JEE Main from the Regional Testing Department. NTA now carries out the test twice a year. The JEE Main Exam is done in online mode.

Let’s take a look at NTA JEE Main 2020 exam dates –

NTA JEE (Main) Exam Events 2020 January 2020 Exam Dates April 2020 Exam Dates
Submission of application form begins September 03, 2019 February 07, 2020
Image correction starts September 13, 2019 In February (Yet to Be Declared)
Last date to submit form October 10, 2019 March 07, 2020
Last date to remit fee and image uploading October 11, 2019 The second week of March 2020 (Tentative)
Application correction window October 14 – 20, 2019 March 2020 (Tentative)
Admit card to be released December 06, 2019 March 16, 2020
Exam to be Commenced January 06 – 09, 2020 April 5th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 11th, 2020
Release of Answer key and responses January 13, 2020 The second week of April 2020 (Tentative)
Objection submission (last date) January 15, 2020 To be announced
Release of final answer key January 17, 2020 To be announced
Result to be announced January 17, 2020 April 30, 2020

2. IIT Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2020:

JEE Advanced is organizing the second stage of the Joint Entrance Exam for admission to various B.Tech., Integrated M.Tech. And B.Tech. / M.Tech. dual degree courses in engineering, architecture, pharmacy and science in all 23 of the country’s IITs; However, IIT rotating conducts JEE Advanced tests. IIT JEE Advanced 2020 is being conducted this year by IIT Delhi.

Candidates are deemed eligible for the Advanced Exam after qualifying for the JEE Main test. The review is performed in online mode and comprises two documents. Students wishing to pursue B.E / B.Tech. may take the Paper 1 exam. Those who wish to take the Paper 2 exam should take B.Planning / B.Arch.

The following table focuses on primary IIT JEE Advanced 2020 examination dates.

IIT JEE Advanced Exam Events 2010 Important Dates (Tentative)
Availability of online application form The first week of May 2020
Last date to apply The second week of May 2020
Last date to release application fee The second week of May 2020
Availability of admit card The third week of May 2020
Paper 1 & Paper 2 exams commence on 17th May 2019
Response copy to be sent to candidates 4th week of May 2020
Answer key available Fourth week of May 2020
Result declaration 8th June 2020
Registration for AAT (Architecture Aptitude Test) begin on The second week of June 2020
AAT exam commences on 12th June 2020
AAT result announcement 16th June 2020
Seat allotment last date The third week of July 2020

3.Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2020:

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering or GATE is another high-profile Engineering entrance test. It is a national examination coordinated for admission to the M.Tech. and Ph. D programs provided by the institutes and colleges funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). Students can opt for courses that include engineering, architecture, science, and technology. The review is performed jointly by NCB (National Coordination Board) on behalf of IISc and seven IITs.

The aim of the exam is to prepare candidates for PSU recruitment and admissions to the M.Tech. / M.E / PhD. Both the test mode and the exam will be carried out online. Students will be expected to sit 180 minutes to answer all 65 questions.

Important Dates:

GATE 2020 Exam Events Dates
Registration starts 01 September 2019
Last date to submit application and fee 05 October 2019
Application correction window opens October 15th, 2019
Make changes in exam city by paying an extra fee (last date) 15 November 2019
Availability of admit card 3rd January 2020
Exam commencement 01, 02, 08 and 09 February 2020
Answer Key available To be announced
Result announcement 16th March 2020
Scorecard releases 20th March to 31st May 2020
Counselling process starts The first week of April 2020 (Tentative)

4. Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) 2020:

BITSAT Entrance Exam, conducted by the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), is an online test for admission to various BITS Pilani campus Integrated First Degree courses, such as Pilani, Hyderabad and Goa. Students pursuing BITS in B.Tech, M.Sc, and B.Pharma courses are expected to apply for the BITSAT 2019 test. BITSAT applicants must keep track of the examination dates and other relevant information such as the official notice, syllabus, test pattern, admission card etc.

Here’s what you should note when you’re studying for one of the famous entrance exams.

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BITSAT 2020 Exam Events Dates
Release of application form 11th January 2020
Last date to apply 31st March 2020
Correction window opens 9th April 2020
Application form correction (last date) 6th April 2020
List of exam centres release 9th April 2020
Slot booking 10 – 18 April 2020
Download admit card 10th – 12th May 2020
Exam dates 16 – 25 May 2020
Score display Only after exam
Applying with Class 12th marks and preference of BITS campus May 18 – June 18, 2020
Release of Admission list and waitlist The third week of June 2019

5. Indian Institutes of Technology Joint Admission Test for M.Sc (IIT JAM) 2020:

The Indian Institutes of Technology conducts one of the highly competitive national-level engineering tests, IIT JAM, on a rotation basis. JAM exam is governed by Indian Institutes of Technology to give admission to various postgraduate courses. Some of the post-bachelor programs are dual degree M.Sc, M.Sc-Ph. D, Joint M.Sc-Ph. D. etc.

What about applying for IIT JAM 2020? Be alert for any updates and keep in contact with the official website.

Let’s take a look at the forthcoming exam activities time-table.

IIT JAM 2020 Exam Events Dates
Release of online application form 05 September 2019
Closing date to submit form 09 October 2019
Correction of details 18 October 2019
Mock test available 21 November 2019
Release of admit card 7th January 2020
Commencement of exam 09 February 2020
Declaration of result 20th March 2020
Scorecard available 3rd April – 31st July 2020
Availability of admission form 9th – 22nd April 2020
First admission list release 01 June 2020

6. EPSI National Admission Test (ENAT) 2020:

EPSI National Admission Test is popularly known as ENAT and is carried out by Manipal Technology Institute. This Engineering Entry exam is a national admission test based on online.

The students who have applied for an ENAT exam will easily get marks after the exam is completed. ENAT 2020 is a combined national admission test focused in a transparent manner on a single-window exam for fair and merit-based admission to postgraduate and undergraduate programs including engineering, management, and medical.

Let’s take a look at the forthcoming exam activities time-table.

ENAT Exam Events Examination Dates (Tentative)
ENAT 2018 Application Forms available October 2017 to March 2018
Online Test Booking Schedule for B. Tech March 2018
ENAT 2018 Test Date April to May 2018
Expected date of ENAT 2018 result May 2018