Engineering Entrance Exams

List of most important engineering entrance exams for Delhi NCR students is given here. These are the exams conducted on all India and state level for admission to undergraduate engineering courses. We have been often asked, that among the hundreds of entrance exams in the country, which ones should a candidate ideally appear in? To answer the same, we start with Delhi NCR engineering aspirants.

How many entrance exams should a class 12 pass / appearing science student appear in?

An average student appears in 3-5 entrance exams after class 12. If you are ready to stretch the list, you can go for around 7-8 exams. There is no limit on the number of exams you can take, but factors such as days between two exams to give time for preparation has to be kept in mind.

If you are a Delhi or NCR student, you must appear in the following engineering entrance exams

Priority 1 exams

Priority 2 exams

  • MU OET
  • GEEE
  • UPSEE is for Uttar Pradesh domicile students.

** TMISAT should be taken by only those primarily interested in a career in marine engineering.

Engineering aspirants from Delhi can go preferably for exams like JEE, BITSAT, IPU CET and optionally for exams like UPSEE (exclusively meant for UP candidates) and TMISAT.

Candidates looking to pursue engineering courses may also appear for exams like VITEEE, MU OET, SRMEEE, GEEE and LPU NEST. Here on this page, engineers in the making will have a list of 10 important engineering entrance exams for 2018 – 2019 with details on the exam conducting body, exam date, available colleges, application method and difficulty level.

Efforts have been made to provide all vital information related with each engineering entrance examination in simple manner for convenience of students. The list of 10 most important engineering entrance examination for Delhi NCR students includes.

JEE Main 2018

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is a common but the most sought after entrance examination conducted on all India basis for selection of candidates for various engineering courses. Candidates who clear JEE Main 2018 exam, get selected for admission in IIITs, NITs, CFTIs and private engineering colleges. JEE Main is conducted by CBSE.

The exam has one paper that a candidate can take either online or offline for admission in B.E./B.Tech. Candidates who wish to take admission in B.Arch or B.Planning, have only offline mode of exam for them. The difficulty level associated with the JEE Main ranges from moderate to tough.

JEE Main exam is conducted in the second week of April. Final date sheet for JEE Main 2018 is yet has been announced by CBSE. It has only one paper of three hour duration containing 90 questions (30 questions each from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics).

Only online application is invited for JEE Main exam. Applicants for JEE Main will have to fill the online application form, which was available in November.

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JEE Advanced 2018

Candidates who clear JEE Main 2018 with top ranks, get selected for taking JEE Advanced 2018 conducted jointly by IIT Kharagpur, IIT Delhi, IIT Kanpur, IIT Bombay, IIT Madras, IIT Roorkee and IIT Guwahati.

JEE Advanced 2018 will be conducted in May. Candidates find this exam tough to crack. There will be two papers each of 3 hour duration. Candidates will have to answer a total of 60 questions (from PCM) in each paper. JEE Advanced takers will have to go for pencil and paper based test only.

JEE Advanced is the next level where there is competition among JEE Main toppers to pursue engineering courses from the country’s top engineering institutions like IITs, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), and the Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad.

JEE Advanced 2018 Application Form submission process comprises two steps beginning with the online registration. The second step involves making application fee payment. Candidates will be able to fill application form of JEE Advanced.

Candidates can submit the JEE Advanced 2018 application form soon after the JEE Main 2018 result is announced by CBSE.

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The Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) is conducted by BITS Pilani on all India basis to select candidates for undergraduate courses in engineering and sciences. BITSAT aspirants will have to take only computer based test by selecting test slot as per their convenience. BITSAT is conducted in May. The submission process of BITSAT 2018 Application Form commences in December. The difficulty level of this exam is commonly perceived as moderate to tough. Shortlisted candidates are sent, based on their performance in the online entrance examination, either to Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad or Dubai campuses.

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Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) conducts the Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test (IPU CET) across India for admission to various engineering courses. Engineering candidates need to take IPU CET exam to pursue B.Tech. course from the university. Candidates need to apply online in the prescribed format. The IPU CET Application Form is available from February and the exam is expected to be held in the month of May.

The exam comprises a single paper of two and half hour duration containing 150 multiple choice questions. Unlike JEE Main, the IPU CET exam is conducted offline wherein candidates are required to take the pen and paper mode of test. Approximately 85% seats in the engineering courses are reserved for Delhi candidates in Delhi colleges under GGSIPU. The difficulty level associated with the paper of IPU CET is easy to moderate.

There are many institutions and colleges that take candidates who have qualified in the IPU CET exam. Some such colleges are MAIT, VSIT, and NIEC.

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UPSEE 2018

Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination is conducted by Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) for admission to government aided institutions and private unaided institutions affiliated by UPTU and other state universities of Uttar Pradesh. Candidates take UPSEE to pursue undergraduate B.Tech. and B.Arch. degree courses from the UPTU. Only UP domicile candidates are eligible to take UPSEE. More than 78 colleges take admission through UPSEE and some top colleges are IET Lucknow, AKG Engineering College-Ghaziabad, and KIET-Ghaziabad.

Information brochure and application form for UPSEE 2018 is expected to be made available from the second week of March till the first week of April. Candidates can fill up the application form using either offline or online mode. The difficulty level of the exam can be put in the category of easy to moderate.

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Tolani Maritime Institute of Science Aptitude Test is conducted by Tolani Maritime Institute of Science for candidates dreaming of making career in BS Marine Engineering and BS Nautical Technology. The competition level is very high for this university level undergraduate examination. TMISAT aspirants are required to register themselves online to take the computer based test.

Application form will be available from the first week of January and the form submission will be closed by the last week of May. TMISAT exam consists of one paper of two hours containing 100 objective type questions from Physics, Chemistry, Math, English and Analytical & Logical Reasoning. Only unmarried candidates are eligible to apply for TMISAT. Applicants need to be less than 21 years in age on September 1 of the admission year. Female candidates are given relaxation of two years in terms of age eligibility.

TMISAT 2018 is expected to be held in the first half of June.

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Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE) 2018 will be conducted by Vellore Institute of Technology or VIT University to shortlist candidates seeking admissions to various engineering undergraduate courses for session 2018-19.

VITEEE 2018 application form will be available from November. Candidates can apply using either online or offline mode of application. The last date for submission of application form is February. VITEEE 2018 aspirants would be required to take the computer based test scheduled to be held in April. The difficulty level of this exam is moderate to tough.

The exam would consist of a single paper of 125 multiple choice objective type questions from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, English. Selected candidates are offered admission in Vellore or Chennai campuses based on their performance in the VITEEE 2018 exam. Candidates with mathematics in class 10+2 are eligible for all the fourteen undergraduate engineering courses. However, candidates who have studied PCB (Biology) in class XII, are eligible for only B.Tech in Bio medical engineering and Biotechnology.

MUOET 2018

Manipal University conducts Online Entrance Test is known as MUOET. The exam is conducted on all India basis for selection of candidates looking to pursue undergraduate and postgraduate engineering courses.  Engineering candidates aspiring to take MUOET 2018 will be firstly required to get themselves registered on the official website of MU. The next step involves filling in the online MU OET 2018 application form and submission of the same via online mode. B.Tech. aspirants can submit the filled in MUOET application form, book their test slot and get the admit card as per schedule.

Candidates interested in doing B.Tech. courses must note that subjects required for this program are Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, English & General Aptitude. Having booked the test slot, candidates will be taking the computer based test of two and a half hours duration. There would be 200 multiple choice questions. Engineering programmes are offered only at Dubai campus of MU. Other campuses of the university are located in Mangalore and Bangalore (India) and one more off-shore campus in Melaka (Malaysia).

MUOET 2018 exam is slated to be conducted in April. The difficulty level of this exam is better defined if stretched between easy to moderate.

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Galgotias Engineering Entrance Examination (GEEE) is conducted at university level by Galgotias University on all India basis to offer admission to various engineering degree programmes. Candidates can apply for this examination via online mode only. Last year, the application process was closed by the last week of May and the examination was conducted in the first week of June.

This is a new exam started by Galgotias University. This exam is equally important for Delhi-NCR candidates who are looking to pursue B.Tech. programe from private institutes of good reputation. Candidates will have to take paper-pencil test. The exam contains a single paper of 90 minute duration in which 90 multiple choice objective type questions (30 questions each from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) need to be answered. Easy to moderate is the difficulty level of this examination.

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Lovely Professional University (LPU) conducts this National Eligibility and Scholarship Test (NEST) for admission to engineering, management and 150+ programmes at the university. Schools or students desirous of taking LPUNEST are required to register first. The exam was started in 2014 and as per the official record, more than 3 lakh students took the exam last year.

LPUNEST comprises of a single paper of 90 minutes containing 60 questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Candidates will have to take the pencil-paper test of one and half hour at the university campus. Candidates will be required to answer all 60 multiple choice objective type questions which are set to assess them in terms of memory power, comprehension ability, and reasoning & analytical ability of candidates.

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SRM Engineering Entrance Examination is conducted by SRM University to select candidates for B.Tech. courses at the university campus. Aspiring candidates will have to take the computer based test for admission to B.Tech. courses offered by the university for 2018-19 session. The online application process starts from the first week of November. Candidates can take the computer based test in April.

35 Questions each from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics are asked along with 50 questions from Biology. SRMEEE 2018 exam is a single paper test of 2.5 hours. The test paper is divided into four sections namely Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.

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Most Important Engineering Colleges in Delhi

College name Also known as Entrance exam
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi IIT Delhi JEE (Main +Advanced)
Delhi Technological University, Delhi DTU JEE Main
National Institute of Technology, Delhi NIT D JEE Main
Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Delhi NSIT JEE Main
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi GGSIPU IPU CET
University School of Information Technology, Delhi USIT IPU CET
Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology, Delhi IGIT (IGDTUW) JEE Main
National Power Training Institute, Faridabad NPTI IPU CET
Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi IIIT Delhi JEE Main
Ambedkar Institute of Advanced Communication Technologies and Research, Delhi AIACTR IPU CET
University School of Chemical Technology, Delhi USCT IPU CET
GB Pant Government Engineering College, Delhi GPB GEC IPU CET
Bharati Vidyapeeth’s College of Engineering, Delhi BVPCE IPU CET
Maharaja Surajmal Institute of Technology, Delhi MSIT IPU CET
Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology, Delhi MAIT IPU CET
CH Braham Prakash Government Engineering College, Delhi CHBPGEC IPU CET
Guru Teg Bahadur Institute of Technology, Delhi GTBIT IPU CET
Guru Premsukh Memorial College of Engineering, Delhi GPMCE IPU CET
Delhi Institute of Tool Engineering, Delhi DITE IPU CET
Bhagwan Parshuram Institute of Technology, Delhi BPIT IPU CET
Amity School of Engineering and Technology, Delhi Amity IPU CET
Northern India Engineering College, Delhi NIEC IPU CET
HMR Institute of Technology and Management, Delhi HMRITM IPU CET

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