Future engineers, scientists, researchers take note – the last date to apply for these 20 major engineering entrance exams are near.
While the National Testing Agency (NTA) recently closed its doors for JEE Main April 2020 registrations (last date to apply for the exam was 12th March), registrations for several other engineering entrance exams are ongoing.
Engineering admissions in India are largely on the basis of entrance exams. And even though NITs, IIITs, CFTIs use JEE Main, and IITs use JEE Advanced, there is a sizable number of colleges who hold their own entrances. To open your doors for admission to those colleges, you have to apply for them. And as the last date to apply comes near, time is running out. So without further ado, here are the top 20 engineering entrance exams and universities for which the last date to apply are near.
List Of All Engineering Entrance Exams Whose Last Date To Apply Online Are Close
|Name of University||Entrance Exam||Last Date to Apply||Apply Online Link|
|Manipal University (MAHE)||MET 2020||20th April||Apply Here|
|AKTU (UPTU)||UPSEE 2020||6th April||Apply Here|
|BITS||BITSAT 2020||15th April||Apply Here|
|Symbiosis||SET 2020||16th April||Apply Here|
|KIIT||KIITEE 2020||20th April||Apply Here|
|COMEDK||COMEDK UGET 2020||17th April||Apply Here|
|Chandigarh University||CUCET 2020||23rd April||Apply Here|
|Amity||–||Not available||Apply Here|
|SRMJEEE||SRMJEEE 2020||23rd April||Apply Here|
|Bennett University||Basis of Class 12, JEE Main, NEET, SAT||Not available||Apply Here|
|LPU||LPUNEST 2020||15th April||Apply Here|
|Amrita University||AEEE 2020||–||Apply Here|
|HITSEEE||HITSEEE 2020||15th April||Apply Here|
|CUCET||CUCET 2020||11th April||Apply Here|
|MIT WPU||Admission on basis of JEE Main, MHT CET||May||Apply Here|
|Assam CEE||Assam CEE 2020||7th April||Apply Here|
|UPES||UPESEAT 2020||3rd May||Apply Here |
|Jain University||JET 2020||26th April||Apply Here|
|Sharda University||SUAT 2020||Not available||Apply Here|
|VITEEE||VITEEE 2020||Not available||Apply Here|
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Latest Updates from Engineering Entrance Exams
Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE, previously Manipal University) is conducting MET 2020. Among the USPs of the varsity, says the website, are the facts that Manipal is ranked at #97 among BRICS universities. Moreover it was ranked at #1 in QS World Rankings 2019. Plus it is in top 5 private engineering schools of the country. The institut has over 600 acres of wi-fi enabled campus.
BITSAT was an online test, long before there were so many online tests. Admission to BITS Pilani, Hyderabad, and Goa are through this exam. Touted as a difficult exam largely because of the applicants to seats ratio, BITSAT has the unique feature of being able to solve 12 extra questions for extra marks.
The UPES Engineering Aptitude Test is the gateway for admissions to UPES. As per its website, the university witnessed over 1400 placements in the last session, wherein 95% B.Tech students got placed, by more than 400 recruiters. Merit based scholarships are also offered in the varsity for students who have high scorers in board exams as well as PCM.
COMEDK UGET 2020
Until not too long ago there used to be two tests by COMEDK, one was UGET and other was PGET. Ever since the latter stopped happening, COMEDK UGET 2020 is now vastly referred to as COMEDK 2020 only. A single entrance exam for admission to over 180 institutes, what makes COMEDK popular among students is the admiration and willingness of students from all over India to move to cities in Karnataka such as Bangalore. No wonder, despite being an exam for state level colleges, the exam sees large number of applicants from students outside the state.
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, Uttar Pradesh, is conducting this common entrance exam UPSEE 2020. All colleges, institutes affiliated to AKTU, which was formerly UPTU, will accept UPSEE scores for admission. This includes famous names like Harcourt Butler Technical University, Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, Dr Ambedkar Institute of Technology for Handicapped, GL Bajaj Institute of Technology and Management, as well as Institute of Engineering and Technology.
What sets KIITEE 2020 apart from all these entrance exams is that the application fee for this exam is 0 – zero – nil! Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology does not charge students anything for them to appear in the entrance exam. While this speaks volumes about the educational institute, what is also notable is that everything starting from fee to demo test are clearly provided on the official website.
Now the MIT World Peace University or MIT WPU, the varsity is better known as MIT Pune. Its history is quite colorful. MAEER (Maharashtra Academy of Engineering and Educational Research) group of institutions founded the Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT) in the year 1983. It was the state’s first private engineering college. Then in 2017, MAEER got affiliated to SPPU that is Savitribai Phule Pune University and converted to the private university by the name of MIT World Peace University. Admissions are on the basis of JEE Main 2020, and MHT CET 2020 scores.
Symbiosis is a well known name among not only the engineering students community but also in management, and other circles. Under the Symbiosis umbrella is the Symbiosis Institute of Technology where the engineering program is offered. The engineering entrance exam of SET is SITEEE 2020.
Chandigarh University CUCET 2020
Chandigarh University, speaks its website, has had highest placement package of 31.77 LPA, has had more than 80 entrepreneurship projects registered successfully, has more than 500 patents. In this NAAC Grade A+ university, there is now a entrance exam, CU Common Entrance Test 2020.
Amity University has its campuses at Noida, Lucknow, Jaipur, Gurgaon, Gwalior, Mumbai, Greater Noida, Raipur, Ranchi, Patna, Kolkata. To track one’s application for the varsity, applicants need to follow the admission microsite. Here, they can check their registration, interview, as well as selection status.
SRM Institute of Science and Technology is conducting SRMJEEE 2020. Through this test, admission will be offered to SRM IST Chennai, SRM University Sonepat Haryana, and SRM University Andhra Pradesh.
A young academic institution, founded by the Times of India Group, Bennett University has its campus at Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The varsity is fully residential and has a 68 acre campus. As per the website, the highest package offered in last placement season was 44 LPA offered to a student by Microsoft. Its faculty at the school of engineering and applied sciences consists of PhD holders from IITs and other equally renowned institutions. Selections at Bennett are on the basis of class 12, JEE Main 2020, NEET 2020, SAT scores.
Lovely Professional University is conducting the LPU National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) 2020. Like the NTA JEE Mains, LPUNEST is also held twice. Best of the two scores are considered. The institute lists that it has collaborations with industry’s top companies such as Google, SAP, CISCO, BOSCH, SAE, intel, DELL, Texas Instruments, and various others, ultimately helping its students with a better exposure.
B.Tech admissions at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham are through the Amrita Engineering Entrance Exam 2020. The exam opens up gateways for admissions to Amrita Schools of Engineering at Amritapuri, Bengaluru, Coimbatore, Chennai, and Amaravati. The last one being the proposed campus. Whereas 70% admissions are through AEEE, rest 30% will be on the basis of JEE Main.
Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science is a deemed to be university. It is conducting HITSEEE 2020 for B.Tech, B.Arch, and B.Des admissions. Admissions are only through this exam. Besides, candidates will be eligible for scholarships if they are toppers of state or central board, or hold rank within top 100.
Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) 2020 is the exam for admission to different CUs or Central Universities of India. This includes Assam University (CUASM), Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University (GSBU), Bengaluru Dr BR Ambedkar School of Economics (BASE), Central University of Andhra Pradesh (CUAPH), Central University of Gujarat (CUGUJ), Central University of Haryana (CUHAR), Central University of Jammu (CUJAM), Central University of Jharkhand (CUJHD), Central University of Karnataka (CUKNK), Central University of Kashmir (CUKAS), Central University of Kerala (CUKER), Central University of Odisha (CUODA), Central University of Punjab (CUPUN), Central University of Rajasthan (CURAJ), Central University of South Bihar (CUSBR), Central University of Tamil Nadu (CUTND), Khallikote University Berhampur (KUBO), Sardar Paterl University of Police, Security and Criminal Justice Jodhpur (SPUP).
Assam CEE 2020
Assam Science and Technology University (ASTU) is conducting the Assam Common Entrance Exam (CEE) 2020. It is, as the name suggests, a combined entrance exam for admission to all B.Tech programs of the state. ASTU shall conduct the exam at centers in nine cities namely Silchar, Bongaigaon, Nalbari, Lakhimpur, Guwahati, Tezpur, Nagaon, Jorhat, and Dibrugarh.
Jain (deemed to be university) is conducting the Jain Entrance Test (JET) 2020. The university has five campuses. In the previous admission session, 22,345 candidates had applied, including 16,919 UG and 5,426 PG. 6,791 students got admission which comprised of 4,953 in UG, and 1,838 in PG.
Sharda University is holding the Sharda University Admission Test (SUAT) 2020, at the university campus, regional offices, as well as exam centres. The university website states presence of students from 85 countries in its campuses. In all, Sharda University offers 216 programmes.
Vellore Institute of Technology, a deemed to be university, offers admissions through the VITEEE 2020 engineering entrance exam. Now an Institute of Eminence (IoE), VIT has been ranked among the top 450 universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings. Moreover, the ARIIA (Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements) has placed at first rank in its rankings.