Engineering Entrance Exams 2021

By : Navin Joshi

Updated : Jul 8, 2020, 13:45

Engineering has been one of the most anticipated fields in the country. Lakhs of students appear for engineering entrance exams after 12th standard. Engineering open gateway to major career opportunities so that students can opt from many beneficial career options. There are many engineering entrance exams that an aspiring candidate can appear for to take admission in the top engineering colleges. Candidates need to know the engineering entrance exam 2021 so that they do not leave any opportunity to make it the best opportunity of their lives. Engineering sector offers different fields which can be chosen by the candidates as per their interests. Fields like Electronics, chemical, electrical, computer science, petroleum, civil, mechanical etc are some of the promising fields in engineering. Engineering entrance exams has seen a major increase in the flux of candidates over years. To have a thorough look at the engineering service exams, given below are the top 10 engineering entrance exams in India.

Engineering Entrance Exam

Conducting Body

JEE Main

National Testing Agency (NTA)*


VIT University


SRM Institute of Science and Technology (Earlier known as SRM University)


BITS Pilani


Manipal Academy of Higher Education


A consortium of Medical Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK).


JNTU Kakinada


Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology


State Common Entrance Test Cell, Mumbai


West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board

JEE Main 2021

JEE Main 2021 exam is taken by the candidates to take admissions in various engineering colleges. The JEE Main Engineering entrance exam 2021 is undertaken by the National Testing Agency (NTA) which looks after the admission process also. The JEE Main 2021 scores can be used by many Government colleges as well as top private colleges for giving admission in various courses. JEE Main engineering entrance exam 2021 is also a qualifying exam for JEE Advanced 2021 so that candidates can become eligible to apply to IITs and ISM. Over ten lakh students appear for JEE Main every year with an aspiration to clear JEE advanced and seek admission in the IITs.

MET 2021

Manipal Entrance Test is conducted by the Manipal University every year to give admission in its engineering sector. Students looking for enthralling career opportunities in engineering should apply for MET Engineering exam 2021. Through MET entrance exam 2021 candidates can apply for admission in any one course from the 16 engineering courses that are offered in the university. MET Engineering exam id 150 minutes of duration and is MCQ based in the pattern. Candidates have to meet the cutoff given by the university to take admission in the courses


Birla Institute of Technology and Science takes a university-level engineering entrance exam in form of online examination to give admission in three of its famous campuses which are BITS Pilani, BITS Goa, BITS Hyderabad. A total of 2000 seats are available for which a computer-based test is organised which consists of four sections. BITSAT Engineering entrance exam assesses the candidates in physics, chemistry, maths and reasoning, English. The BITSAT Engineering exam is a 3-hour duration exam and provides many life-changing opportunities to students who make it through the BITSAT Engineering entrance exam.


SRM Institute of Information and Technology conducts SRM Joint Entrance Examination, an engineering entrance exam which provides as good as 7000 seats for engineering courses. SRMJEE Engineering entrance exam see over 1 lakh applicants every year. The SRMJEE Engineering exam is of 125 minutes where students are assessed extensively in different sections. Candidates have to qualify this examination with a good score to get admission in the university.


VIT Engineering Entrance exam is conducted every year for the admission to more than 5000 seats offered in different engineering courses. Candidates have to qualify VIT engineering entrance exam to get admission in various engineering courses. The VITEE Engineering engineering exam 2021 is of 2.5 hours duration. Candidates have to solve 125 questions in total covering from the section of Physics, Chemistry, English and Aptitude. Candidates who qualify VITJEE will be given admission in Vellore and Chennai campus.

GATE 2021

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is one of the most aspired engineering entrance exams in the country. Candidates looking for admission in Masters in Engineering/Architecture can take GATE 2021 engineering entrance exam which will open gateways to many prestigious colleges in the country. GATE engineering exam 2021 will provide you with many career-changing opportunities so that you get the most desired job opportunities.GATE 2021 can be taken by engineers of different fields for admission in masters.


SITEEE is one of the most looked upon engineering entrance exams in the country. Symbiosis Institute of Technology conducts this exam on the university level every year for admission in various engineering courses. There are a total of 450 seats which are offered to the students. The SITEEE is an online-based engineering entrance exam which has 100 questions that carry 200 marks in total. The duration of the SITEEE exam is 150 minutes. Students can also seek admission in Symbiosis Institute of Technology by using the scores of JEE Main and MH CET.

MH CET 2021

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test 2021 is conducted by Maharashtra under the State Common Entrance Test Cell. The MH CET engineering entrance exam is conducted to give admissions in various engineering colleges in Maharashtra. The MH CET 2021 engineering entrance exam gives admission to in B.Tech/BE courses. More than 4 lakh students appear every year for MH CET engineering entrance exam. Candidates with a Maharashtra’s domicile can apply for admission through MH CET engineering exam 2021.


Aligarh Muslim University conducts Engineering Entrance exam every year on the university level for admission in various engineering courses. AMUEEE is an objective type of engineering entrance exam which is of 3 hours of duration. The total number of questions in the AMUEEE engineering entrance exam is 150 from three subjects like Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

BVP CET 2021

Bhartiya Vidhyapeeth is a Deemed University which organises its Common entrance test every year for the admission in various masters and bachelors courses. BVP CET is one of the most searched engineering entrance exams which thousands of students look up to. Through the BVP CET Engineering entrance exam, candidates can seek admission in different fields of engineering.

Some State Level Engineering Entrance Exams


Andhra Pradesh conducts its state-level engineering entrance examination which is Andhra Pradesh Engineering Common Entrance Test. APECET is conducted every year by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Anantapur for admission in the second year in B.Tech /BE in various fields. APECET 2021 focuses on the admission of diploma holders.

KCET 2021

Karnataka state government organises a Common Entrance Test for all the candidates of the state to seek admission in various colleges offering full-time engineering courses. KCET is the engineering entrance exam organized specifically for the candidates belonging to Karnataka. KCET 2021 is the engineering exam which is looked by Karnataka Examination Authority which is supervised by Directorate of Technical Education, Karnataka.

MP PAT 2021

Madhya Pradesh conducts MP PAT examination every year for the admission in courses like B.Tech and BSc in the specialised field like Agriculture. MP PATE 2021 is the engineering entrance exam which gives seats in the study of Agriculture. Candidates interested in B.Tech Agriculture can apply for MP PAT 2021.

PTU 2021

Punjab Technical University organises its PTU exam for various courses every year. PTU 2021 exam is the engineering entrance exam which offers seats in B.Tech course in various subjects. Candidates can also take admission by using JEE Main scores. Thousands of students apply for the PTU engineering entrance exam every year.

TNEA 2021

Tamil Nadu organises its engineering entrance exam which is undertaken by Anna University. Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission process. Candidates are given admissions based on their performance in class 12th. In TNEA 2021  admission will be given in various colleges across Tamil Nadu.

UKSEE 2021

Candidates can apply for admission under Uttrakhand State Entrance exam 2021 for BTech in various subjects. UKSEE is the engineering exam organised by the state of Uttrakhand that provides seats in engineering be it bachelors or masters.


Engineering Entrance Exams 2021 FAQs

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  • No, a candidate needs to clear class 12 to appear for JEE Main exam.

  • As per the revised rules, JEE Main will occur four times a year starting from February to May. Each month from February to May will have a JEE Main exam.

  • All entrance exams assess candidates in different ways. However JEE Main is a level higher exam, keeping in mind the number of applicants, Colleges and previous year cut-offs.

  • Candidates can use their JEE Main scores as well to avail admission in PTU.

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