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Entrance Exams For Career in Engineering

Career in Engineering

The B.Tech or Bachelor of Technology, typically abridged as B.Tech.(Hons), is a graduation course in the field of technology. The duration of B.Tech is normally three to four years. Only a recognized university-level educational institute or recognized university can offer this degree to the students.

Other than India, the B.Tech degree is awarded in the Republic of Ireland, the Commonwealth of Nations, Canada, the United States, Nigeria, South Africa, and many other countries in the world.

Current Scenario of B.Tech in India

The B.Tech or Bachelor of Technology degree in India is conferred following the successful completion of its duration which is typically four years. The course normally consists of eight semesters which incorporate practical training, workshops, and projects. Technology or engineering education in India is regarded as one of the most attractive career choices in the country. Throughout an extensive period of time, engineering has been the favorite choice of career among the young generation of the country.

Privately run and public colleges and institutes in India offer the B.Tech degree in the following subject areas:

  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Applied Electronics and Instrumentation
  • Electronics (Communication & Instrumentation) Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering (Food Technology Engineering)
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechatronical Engineering

B.Tech qualified students can either go for higher education or look for employment opportunities. If they decide to go for higher education, they can select post graduate study programs like MBA (Master of Business Administration) or even M.Tech/MS in India and other countries. If they think they will look for jobs then they can apply for technical and non technical positions.

Eligibility Criteria for B.Tech

Students who are interested to study B.Tech have to fulfill the criteria given below:
  • The aspirants should pass their 10+2 or any other equivalent 12th standard examination from a recognized board
  • The minimum age of the students should be 18 years and maximum age 23 years
  • They should study Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects at their higher secondary or 10+2 level
  • Most of the colleges and institutes ask for a minimum of 50% marks in their 10+2 examination
  • They should study English as a compulsory subject in their 10+2 level
A number of institutes and colleges also necessitate 60% marks in each of these subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Engineering Entrance Exams in India

Given below is a list of the B.Tech Entrance Exams in India:
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Allahabad B.Tech Entrance Exam
  • All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE)
  • Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Engineering Entrance Exam
  • Anna University Engineering Entrance Exam
  • Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination
  • Vellore Institute of Technology B.Tech Entrance Exam
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
  • Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology IIST B.Tech Entrance Exam
  • IIT Joint Entrance Examination
  • The NERIST Entrance Examination Arunachal Pradesh
  • Arunachal Pradesh Engineering Entrance Exams
  • Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (BCECE), Bihar
  • Pune University B.Tech Entrance Exam
  • Engineering Agricultural and Medical Common Entrance Test (EAMCET), Andhra Pradesh
  • Common Entrance Examination (CEE), Delhi
  • Common Entrance Examination (CEE), Kerala
  • B.S. Abdur Rahman University Engineering Entrance Examination
  • Gujarat Engineering Entrance Exam (GUJCET)
  • Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) Common Entrance Test
  • Punjab Technical University (PTU), Jalandhar Common Entrance Test (CET)
  • Chaudhary Charan Singh University B.Tech Entrance Test
  • LNM Institute of Information Technology B.Tech Entrance Exam
  • Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology B.Tech Entrance Exam
  • Karnataka Common Entrance Test
  • Amrita Schools of Engineering B.Tech Entrance Exam
  • Karunya University B.Tech Entrance Exam
  • KIITEE - Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Exam
  • SRM EEE - SRM Engineering Entrance Exam
  • Jamia Milia Islamia (JMI) Engineering Entrance Examination
  • Common Entrance Examination (CEE), Assam
  • Combined Entrance Examination (CEE), Tamil Nadu

Majority of well-known universities and colleges of the country offer admission to the students in the B. Tech program based on how much they have scored in the AIEEE, All India Common Entrance Test (CET), Combined Entrance Examination (CEE) held by the different boards, and Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE). In India, colleges, universities, and other institutes offer B. Tech degrees in fields like Information Technology, Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Automation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Instrumentation and Control Engineering.

Students who have passed with a diploma in technology with 60% in aggregate are eligible for admission directly to the second year of B. Tech provided they clear the Common Entrance Test. The test will include questions on Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Applied Mechanics, Fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering, Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, Computer Awareness, Logical and Analytical Reasoning, English, and Scientific Aptitude.

Engineering Colleges in India
Ahmedabad Faridabad Khammam Nagpur Sonipat
Aurangabad Ghaziabad Kochi Nashik Surat
Bangalore Greater Noida Kolhapur Noida Thane
Bhubaneswar Guntur Kolkata Panipat Thanjavur
Chandigarh Gurgaon Kota Patna Thiruvananthapuram
Chennai Hyderabad Kottayam Pune Tirupati
Coimbatore Indore Kurukshetra Raipur Udaipur
Cuttack Jaipur Lucknow Rajkot Vadodara
Dehradun Jamshedpur Madurai Ranchi Varanasi
Delhi Jodhpur Manipal Roorkee Vijaywada
Dhanbad Kanchipuram Mathura Rourkela Visakhapatnam
Durgapur Kanpur Mumbai Salem Warangal
Erode Kanyakumari Mysore Shimla Yamuna Nagar

Last Updated on : February 18, 2016