Admission process for engineering in India:

Admission to Engineering (B. Tech/ B.E.)  Colleges in India
There are various Competitive Exam for Various level of Engineering College in India

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The most Common Question asked is what the procedure to get into an Engineering College is
as there are lot of admission processes for gaining entry into an engineering college in India. In recent years there has been an attempt by the Supreme Court to bring about a uniformity in the admission process, but the goal has not yet been achieved. To list a few:


Candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English as separate subject with an average of 50-60 % in PCM combined. A minimum 50 % in English either in class 10 or 12 standard is required for all the candidates. The criteria will vary from one place to the other but these are the main criteria around which the admissions revolve.

Various Method of admission in Engineering Colleges In India.

Admissions to Engineering colleges in India are conducted at national and state level. Some institutes like VIT and SRM conduct their own institute specific entrance exam. Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech) course is a four year professional degree course, divided into eight semesters. The course is constituted by a mix of class room studies which includes lectures, seminars, practicals, projects/research work and industrial training. The first year of study is common for all BTech students. In the remaining years students study subjects as per their chosen of specialization and in the final year of study students are given a choice of elective subjects as well as provided opportunities for industrial training.

B.Tech Entrance exam Process:

Once a student has decided which exam to appear for, then the prospectus and related information of each exam has to be studied, admission forms to be filled up, required fees for forms has to be paid and then the entrance exam has to be taken. The application process is mainly online these days. The tests could be online or offline mode. Once the results are declared, then the student has to again fill up the counselling forms according to eligibility for various colleges and wait for the merit list and allotment to be announced. Usually counselling is conducted in many rounds. Once a seat is allocated, student shall show the necessary documents, pay the semester fees and then get admission to the engineering college.IIT’s entrance Exam highlights

  • Entrance Exam: Joint Entrance Exam JEE (Advanced). ALL IIT Aspirants must first qualify JEE (Main) conducted by NTA
  • JEE Advanced is conducted by IIT's on a rotational basis each year.
  • It is usually held in the month of June and the approx. Top 20 % students the mains exam are qualified to be eligibilie for the advanced test.
  • There are 2 papers of 3 hrs each
  • The paper is objective in nature with subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and duration of three years each for each paper.
  • The Central Seat Allocation Board is given the responsibility of admission in IIT

NITs entrance Exam highlights


  • Entrance Exam: JEE Main
  • Candidates who have qualified the JEE Main exam are eligible to apply for B.Tech admission in NIT.
  • Admission is conducted on the basis of JEE main exam rank.
  • There is a Single paper of 3 hrs consisting of 90 Question, 30 each of Physics, Chemistry & Math.
  • Total 300 marks paper with a marking scheme of 4 marks for Correct and -1 for every Incorrect.

BITS Pilani entrance Exam highlights


  • Entranc Exam: BITSAT,
  • Undergraduate level entrance exam is conducted for B.Tech admission in BITS Pilani and its associate institutes.
  • Candidates who have secured a minimum aggregate of 75 percent marks with subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Maths in class 12 exam are eligible to apply for admission.
  • Board or state toppers can apply for admission directly.
  • There are selected on merit quota.
  • Selection for other candidates is based on BITSAT score and class 12 marks.

 SRM University Entrance Exam higlights


  • Entrance Exam: SRMJEE for admission to B.Tech in SRM University.
  • Students who have passed class 12 with minimum of 70 percent in subjects of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry are eligible to apply.

 Entrance Exam higlights Vellore Engineering College:

Entrance Exam: VITEEE is conducted for B.Tech admission and candidates who have completed class 12/intermediate or two year pre- university exam from a recognized board with a minimum aggregate of 60 percent in PCMB subjects are eligible to apply.IIIT Entrance Exam highlights Only the top 150,000 scores in JEE Main are eligible to sit for JEE advanced. Admissions will are based on Joint Entrance Examination (Main) Score and on Class XII or equivalent qualifying examination with an aggregate of 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Maths.