UG Engineering Entrance Exams 2020: India is known as one of the top countries producing Engineers in various sectors. Currently, being the most popular specialization, engineering is pursued by a large number of students on various levels. Each year, almost 60 UG Engineering Entrance Exams are conducted in India. The purpose of these exams is to test the knowledge and skills students possess and to provide them admissions into colleges as per the same.
Engineering Entrance exams are divided into different levels like UG, PG, and Diploma. For attempting the exam of each level, students must qualify the eligibility which includes their previous score, background, age, etc. Also, some of these exams shortlist students and allocate them suitable colleges as per their score or counselling performance.
List of UG Engineering Entrance Exams in India 2020
|Name of the Entrance Exam||Registration Date||Exam Date|
|JEE Main January||September 03 to October 10, 2019||January 06 to January 09, 2020|
|JEE Main April||7th February to 7th March 2020||5th, 7th to 9th & 11th, April 2020|
|BITSAT||11th January 2020||31st March 2020|
|VITEEE||27th September 2019 to 29th February 2020||13th to 19th April 2020|
|WBJEE||18th October to 13th November 2019||2nd February 2020|
|MHT CET||7th January 2020 to 7th March 2020||13th to 18th April 2020 (Excluding 14th April 2020) & 20th to April 23rd, 2020|
|KCET||5th February 2020 to 2nd March 2020||22nd & 23rd April 2020|
|AP EAMCET||26th February 2020 to 14th March 2020||Engineering – 20th to 23rd April 2020|
Agriculture – 23rd & 24th April 2020
E&A Streams – 22nd & 23rd April 2020
|UPSEE||27th January 2020 to 15th March 2020||10th May 2020|
|KIITEE||16th November 2019 to 31st March 2020||14th to 23rd April 2020|
|SRMJEEE||October 28, 2019 to March 30, 2020||April 12, 2019 to April 20, 2020|
|ITSAT (ATIT)||November 1, 2019 to April 20, 2020||April 25 to May 20, 2020|
|Amity JEE||Third week of December 2019 (tentative)||Second week of April, 2020 (tentative)|
|SMIT Offline Test||October 01, 2019 to April 12, 2020||April 19, 2020|
|GUJCET||21st January 2020 to 5th February 2020||31st March 2020|
|KEAM||February 1, 2020 to February 25, 2020||April 20 to 21, 2020|
|JEECE||1st week of April 2020 (tentative)||4th week of April 2020 (tentative)|
|VTUEEE||Phase I- October 8, 2019 to Second week of January 2020|
Phase II- October 8, 2019 to Second week of April 2020
PPT- January 22 & 26, 2020
VTUEEE PPT/ CBT- April 23 to April 26, 2020
|UNI-GAUGE-E||First week of January 2020||May 10, 2020|
|KLEEE||Phase I- September 9, 2019 to December 10, 2019|
Phase II- September 9, 2019 to April 07, 2020
Phase I- December 16 to December 22, 2019|
Phase II- April 13 to April 20, 2020
|CGPET||4th week of March 2020 (Tentative)||Third week of May 2020 (Tentative)|
|GCET||1st week of March 2020 (Tentative)||1st week of May 2020 (Tentative)|
|ASSAM CEE||First week of March 2020 (Tentative)||Last week of April 2020 (Tentative)|
|GEEE||3rd week of December 2020 (Tentative)||3rd week of June 2020 (Tentative)|
|TJEE||February 4 to 24, 2020||April 22 & 23, 2020|
|JKCET||1st week of March 2020 (Tentative)||Last week of April 2020 (Tentative)|
|HITSEEE||November 15, 2019 to April 15, 2020||
Chennai- April 27 to April 30, 2020|
Other centres- April 25 & April 26, 2020
|HPCET||Second week of March 2020 (Tentative)||Second week of June 2020 (Tentative)|
|KEE||November 15, 2019||April 25, 2020|
|TMISAT||First week of January 2020 (Tentative)||1st week of May 2020 (Tentative)|
|Alliance AUEET||October 15, 2019 to April 30, 2020||May 28 & 28, 2020|
|CUEE||December 2019 (Tentative)||April 2020 (Tentative)|
|AJEE||Last week of April 2020 (Tentative)||Last week of May 2020 (Tentative)|
|NPAT||Final week of January 2020 (Tentative)||2nd week of May 2020 (Tentative)|
|JLEE||Last week of May 2020 (Tentative)||1st week of July 2020 (Tentative)|
|AP ECET||24th February 2020 (Tentative)||Last week of April 2020 (Tentative)|
|TS ECET||1st week of March 2020 (Tentative)||2nd week of May 2020 (Tentative)|
|MET||October 05, 2019 to March 15, 2020||Third week of April 2020 (Tentative)|
|COMEDK UGET||16th January 2020 to 17th April 2020||10th May 2020|
|SBAIEE (SAEEE)||October 18, 2019 to April 04, 2020||April 14 to April 19, 2020|
|KRLMPCA CET||3rd week of Feb 2020 (Tentative)||Third week of May 2020 (Tentative)|
UG Engineering Entrance Exams in India
- JEE –Joint Entrance Examination is divided into two levels, JEE Main and JEE Advanced. JEE Main requires at least 75% in 10+2 and provides admissions to the qualified students into tier-2 or tier-3 colleges. On the other hand, students who qualify JEE Advanced with a good score become eligible for tier-1 colleges like IITs or NITs. JEE Main 2020 is conducted into two shifts since 2019. The exam mode is also updated as the Online mode.
- BITSAT- Birla Institute of Technology and Science admission test (BITSAT) is organized each year for admission to UG courses into 3 branches of BITS located in Pilani, Goa, and Hyderabad. It’s an online exam that has negative marking as well. The cut-off of this exam is generally high so high-level preparation is required for this as compared to other entrance exams.
- VITEEE- Each year, Vellore Institute of Technology University conducts Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE). There is a total of 3 active branches in India. These branches are commonly known as VIT Vellore, VIT Chennai, and VIT Amravati. Apart from it, the VIT Bhopal branch is still under construction. To be eligible for this exam, it is mandatory to score at least 60% with PCM Background in 10+2.
- WBJEE- West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination is controlled by the West Bengal state government. Each year, West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board conducts this exam for admissions after 10+2. It is mandatory to have a pure science or mathematics background in 10+2 to be eligible to appear for this examination. It can be attempted by anyone in India but only colleges from West Bengal will accept the score for the admissions.
- MHT CET- MHT-CET, also known as Maharashtra Health and Technical Common Entrance Test is controlled by the Government of Maharashtra. State Common Entrance Test Cell, Mumbai will conduct this examination annually to provide engineering and pharmacy admissions to the students in any college of Maharashtra. The mode of this test is Offline. Once a student qualifies MHT-CET examination, authorities call the student for MHT-CET counselling. After the counselling process, the board allocates institutes to the students.
- KCET- Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) is conducted by the Karnataka Examination authority each year. The purpose of this examination is to provide admissions to engineering, pharmacy, dentistry, pharmacy, and agriculture courses. A qualified student with a good rank gets admission into some top colleges in Karnataka.
- AP EAMCET- AP EAMCET also known as Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agricultural and Medical common entrance test is organized by the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada each year. The controlling body of this examination is the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE). The mode of the examination is online. This examination is an entrance door to get admitted into the top institutes of Andhra Pradesh.
- UPSEE – Uttar Pradesh- State Entrance Examination- (UPSEE) is conducted by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, UP each year. State Government of Uttar Pradesh is the controlling body for this examination. UPSEE provides admission into Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture and Management courses in the top institutions of Uttar Pradesh. The examination is divided into two papers and the syllabus of the exam is based on the syllabus covered by the Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar Pradesh, CBSE and ICS. UPSEE exam is conducted in offline mode and there is no negative marking for any wrong answer.
- KIITEE- Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Entrance Examination (KIITEE) is conducted by the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology each year. The mode of this examination is online. To apply for the Under Graduate or Postgraduate courses, KIITEE application form is to be filled online. This exam is a gateway to admissions into courses like B.tech, B.Sc. in Nursing, M.Sc. Biotechnology or M.Sc. in Applied Microbiology and M.Sc. Nursing. The duration of this examination is of 3 hours.
- SRMJEE- SRMJEE also known as SRM Joint Entrance Examination is conducted by Sri Ramaswami Memorial University, Chennai every year. This examination is conducted for admission into B.Tech and M.Tech courses in four campuses of this university. The mode of this examination is online. It is mandatory to have the PCM background to be eligible for this examination.
- ITSAT- This Admission Test is conducted by the ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education (IFHE), Hyderabad, each year for admission in various engineering courses offered. The entrance exam offers B.Tech admissions in its six campuses situated in Hyderabad, Dehradun, Jaipur, Jharkhand, Raipur, and Himachal Pradesh. ITSAT exam has both online and offline modes available to attempt the exam.
- AMITY JEE- Amity Joint Entrance Exam (Amity JEE) is conducted by Pearson VUE (for Amity) each year for B.Tech courses. Any student who qualifies the examination with the required rank gets admission into any one of the campuses of Amity University in India. Amity University offers various specializations for engineering students. Students should have successfully passed 10+2 with 60% marks with a PCM background.
- SMIT Offline Test- Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology Offline test is conducted by the Sikkim Manipal Institute (SMIT) each year for admission into B.Tech courses. Candidates having PCM as their background in 10+2 can apply for this exam. SMIT Offline Test scores are applicable for admissions in SMIT only.
- GUJCET- Gujarat Common Entrance Test (GUJCET) is conducted by the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board each year for admission into various engineering colleges of Gujarat. It is necessary to score 45% in 10+2 to be eligible for the entrance exam. Also, candidates should be a bonafide resident of Gujarat. This exam makes a candidate eligible for the examination in various top institutes of Gujarat for engineering courses.
- KEAM- KEAM (Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical) examination is conducted by the office of Commissioner of Entrance exams and controlled by the Government of Kerala. The mode of this exam is offline and scoring 50% with the PCM background in 10+2 is mandatory to sit for this exam. KEAM is divided into two categories for Non-Keralites. Both are known as NK-I and NK-II respectively according to which the eligibility criteria differ.
- JEECE- Jharkhand Engineering Entrance Competitive Examination (JEECE) is conducted by the Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (JCECEB) each year. Once a student qualifies the exam, board calls him/her for the counselling process. The common duration for the examination is 3 hours. The exam has a negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer. The exam mode for JEECE is offline.
- VTUEEE- VTUEEE, also known as the Vel tech Undergraduate Engineering entrance exam is conducted by the Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology each year for admission in UG engineering courses. To attempt VTUEEE, it is mandatory to have passed 10+2 with PCM background. The exam is conducted in two phases, where Phase I follows the traditional way of examination i.e. Pen and Paper-based and Phase II is online-based.
- Uni-GAUGE-E- Uni-GAUGE-E is conducted by the ERA foundation each year for B.Tech admission in its participating institutes. ERA Foundation is a UK based organization which has the purpose of supporting the education of engineers. In India, Uni-GAUGE-E eligibility requires 10+2 with PCM background from a certified institute or board in India. It is mandatory to score at least 45% in the qualifying examination and the minimum age should be 17 years. This foundation trains Uni-GAUGE-E engineers to be entrepreneurs. This exam is a computer-based test.
- JET- Jain Entrance Test (JET) is conducted by the Jain University each year for admissions into B.tech courses. The examination is available in both Online and Offline modes. In order to sit for this exam, it is mandatory for candidates to sore at least 60% with PCM background in 10+2. The duration of the exam is 150 minutes.
- KLUEEE- KL Engineering Entrance Exam (KLUEEE) is conducted by the Koneru Lakshamaiah Education Foundation each year for admission into UG engineering courses. The exam is conducted in both online and offline mode. After qualifying the entrance exam, students will have to attend KLUEEE counselling. Seat allotments are done as per the counselling.
- CG PET: Chhattisgarh Professional Examination Test (CG PET) is conducted by the Chhattisgarh Professional Examination board each year. The mode of this exam is offline. It is mandatory to have at least 45% in 10+2 with PCM background to be eligible for this exam. After qualifying the written test, candidates are called for the counselling process. Candidates who have qualified JEE Mains can also attempt the counselling process without attempting CG PET.
- GCET- Goa Common Examination Test (GCET or Goa CET) is conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education Goa (DTE Goa) each year. This exam is a Pen and Paper-based test with a time duration of 2 hours for each section i.e. Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. It is mandatory to score 45% in 10+2 from a state government or central government certified school to be eligible for this examination. The purpose of this entrance examination is to provide admission to students into the top engineering institutions of Goa.
- Assam CEE- Assam CEE also known as Assam Common Entrance Examination is conducted by the Assam Science and Technology University each year for admission into top 5 engineering colleges of Assam. The controlling body for this exam is the Assam State Government. The exam is conducted offline and the duration of this exam is 3 hours. It is mandatory to score at least 50% in 10+2 with PCM Background to be eligible for this examination.
- GEEE- Galgotias University Engineering Entrance Examination also known as GEEE is conducted by the Galgotias University on an annual basis. It’s a pen and paper-based examination with a time duration of 90 minutes. The entrance exam is conducted for 16 engineering programs. The minimum eligibility to attempt the exam is 50% with PCM background in 10+2.
- TJEE- Tripura Joint Entrance Exam is also known as TJEE is conducted in India on a state level by the Tripura Board of Joint Entrance Examination (TBJEE). It is mandatory to have PCM background in 10+2 with Tripura Board/CBSE or any recognized board. The mode of this examination is offline.
- JKCET- Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examination is the conducting body of the Jammu and Kashmir Common Entrance Test (JKCET). The mode of this exam is offline and the duration is 3 hours. It is mandatory to have 50% in 10+2 with PCM background to be eligible for the Jammu and Kashmir Common Entrance Test.
- HITSEEE- Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science Engineering Entrance Examination also known as HITSEEE is being conducted by Hindustan University. To be eligible for this examination, It is mandatory to score at least 50% as aggregate marks in 10+2 with the PCM background. The exam will be conducted in online mode with a duration of 2 hours.
- HPCET- Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test also known as HPCET is being conducted by Himachal Pradesh Technical University each year. It’s a state-level examination designed to provide admissions on graduation level for the engineering courses. The duration of the examination will be 3 hours while the mode will be offline.
- KEE- Karunya University Engineering Entrance Examination is being conducted by Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences each year. The purpose of this course is to provide admissions in UG engineering courses. It is mandatory to score at least 50% in 10+2 to be eligible for this examination.
- TMISAT- TMISAT is also known as Tolani Maritime Institute Science Aptitude Test. Each year Tolani Maritime Institute is conducting this examination on the national level for engineering admissions. The mode of this examination is online and it is mandatory to score 60% in 10+2 with PCM to be eligible for this exam.
- Alliance AUEET- Alliance University Engineering Entrance Exam is being conducted by Alliance University for UG engineering course admissions. With 45% marks from the PCM background in 10+2, one can be eligible for attempting this exam. Also, qualified students will go through the personal interview as well. The exam will be organized in both online and offline mode for the students.
- CUEE- Centurion University Entrance Examination (CUEE) is being conducted by Centurion University each year for B.tech exams. The mode of this examination is offline and the duration is 3 hours. It is mandatory to score at least 45% marks in 10+2 with the PCM background to be eligible for this examination.
- AJEE- AISECT entrance exam is being conducted by the AISECT group of universities on an annual basis. Online and Offline, both modes are available for this examination. Candidates who have finished their 10+2 with PCM background and 45% of the aggregate score are eligible for this examination. The duration of the examination will be 2 hours covering questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Also, there is no negative marking for this examination.
- NPAT- Also known as NMIMS Programs after Twelfth is an ug engineering entrance exam for 10+2 pass out students with the PCM background. This exam provides access to various campuses of NMIMS in India. It is mandatory to score at least 60% with PCM in 10+2 to be eligible for this exam.
- JLEE- Assam Joint Lateral Engineering Entrance Exam is being conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education for admissions into the 3rd year of B.Tech or B.E Courses in Assam. It is mandatory to score at least 45% in the qualifying examination to be eligible for this exam. Also, the candidate should be a permanent resident of Assam State. There are 6 Colleges who are currently accepting the admissions through JLEE; those colleges are Assam Engineering College Guwahati, Jorhat Engineering College Jorhat, Jorhat Institute of Science and Technology Jorhat, Bineswar Brahma Engineering College Kokrajhar, Girjananda Institute of Management and Technology Guwahati and Girjananda Institute of Management and Technology Tezpur.
- AP ECET- Andhra Pradesh Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP ECET) is being conducted by JNTU Ananthapur each year for UG engineering course admissions. This test is being conducted for providing admissions through lateral entry in the 2nd year of B.E. or B.tech. It is mandatory to have a diploma in engineering courses from any certified board or organization to be eligible for this exam. Also, students with 3 years of B.Sc. are also eligible to apply for this exam.
- TS ECET- Telangana State Engineering Common Entrance Test is a computer-based test controlled by Telangana State Council Of Higher Education. JNT University Hyderabad is the conducting body for this exam. The purpose of this exam is to provide lateral entry admissions into 2nd year of B.E. or B.tech to Diploma holders or B.Sc. pass outs.
- MET- Manipal Academy of Higher Education accepts the engineering admissions through Manipal Entrance Test. MAHE conducts MET once in a year in online mode with 2.3 hours of the duration. It is necessary to score at least 50% with the PCM background in 10+2.
- COMEDK UGET- Also known as Consortium of Medical Engineering and Dental Colleges Of Karnataka Under Graduate Test (COMEDK UGET) which is one of the ug engineering entrance exams in India. The examination is being conducted once in a year for engineering admissions. It’s a state-level examination that is designed to provide you with access of top institutes in Karnataka. It is mandatory to score at least 45% in 10+2 with the PCM background to be eligible for this examination.
- SBAIEE- Sathyabama University All India Entrance Examination (SBAIEE) is being conducted once a year by Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology. The duration of this exam is 2.5 hours and scoring 60% is mandatory in 10+2 with PCM. It’s a computer Based Test and the questions will be of Multiple Choice Questions.
- KRLMPCA CET- Karnataka Religious and Linguistic Minority Professional Colleges Association Common Entrance Test is being conducted by KRLMPCA each year for UG admissions of engineering. The mode of the examination is offline and the duration is of 180 minutes. To attempt this exam, it is mandatory to score at least 45% in 10+2 exam with the PCM background.
In India, to get admission into a top engineering college, it is mandatory to crack UG Engineering Entrance Exams like JEE. But, there are also many other exams which can provide you with admission to a good engineering college. Also, to improve your score you can attempt JEE Main Mock Test Papers on Embibe.
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