Engineering Entrance Exams 2021-2022: Engineering has always been the most sought-after career choice, and from the past few years, its popularity has increased even more. In order to screen the proficient candidates, Engineering Entrance Exams 2021 will be conducted at different levels- national, state as well as university level. By clearing the Engineering Entrance Exams 2021, the candidates will be eligible for admissions in various reputed engineering colleges and can study any engineering branch of their choice. This article provides a detailed description of some of the top engineering entrance exam that will be conducted in 2021.
Basic Eligibility for Engineering entrance exams 2021
To appear for the Engineering Entrance Exams 2021, the candidates will have to satisfy certain eligibility criteria. The candidates are advised to check and ensure their eligibility for the Engineering Entrance Exams 2021 before applying for the same.
Depending on the institutes and exam, different specific eligibility needs to be fulfilled. However, there are certain basic criteria that are a must for appearing in the Engineering Entrance Exams 2021, which is given as:
For UG exams
- The candidates must have cleared the class 12th or equivalent exam from a recognized board or university.
- The candidates should have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in class 12th or equivalent exam. However, certain exceptions are possible like for B.Tech in Biotechnology, the candidates who have studied Biology instead of Mathematics are also applicable.
For PG exams
- For admissions in postgraduate courses in engineering, it is necessary for the candidates to hold an undergraduate engineering degree in the relevant stream.
Note: Due to presence of certain exceptions, it is also suggested to ensure the program-wise eligibility criteria for engineering courses.
List of Engineering Entrance Exams 2021-2022
National Level Engineering Entrance Exams 2021
JEE Main is conducted to screen potential candidates for admission into BE/B.Tech (via Paper 1) and B.Arch/B.Planning (via Paper 2). Clearing this exam provides the applicants to get enrolled into reputed organizations and is also an eligibility test to appear for JEE Advanced. The exam will be conducted two times a year from 2019 onwards.
The candidates who clear the JEE Main can appear for JEE Advanced for admissions in IITs, and ISM. The candidates who clear the Main exam needs to register for the Advanced exam too.
The Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology will conduct the NAT for admissions into engineering program. Those who wish to appear for the test can fill the application form in the month of October.
NATA conducted by Council of Architecture provides the candidates admissions in 5-year architecture course. The applicants hoping a bright in architectural field can appear for this aptitude test.
SAAT is a national-level entrance exam conducted to provide the candidates admission in engineering undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The selected students are enrolled in different constituent institutes / schools of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan.
State Level Engineering Entrance Exams 2021
KEA is the organizing body for the KCET, a state-level engineering entrance exam to grant the candidates enrolment in engineering, pharmacy and other related courses.
MHT CET is conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education to offer degree courses in the field of engineering and pharmacy. The test is conducted in offline mode in the most of May (tentatively).
TNEA admissions program organized by Anna University offers admissions into engineering programmes on the basis of marks scored in class 12th examination.
The Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental of Karnataka conduct UGET to select the potential candidates for admissions in around 190 engineering colleges. The mode of the examination is online and applicants can apply for the exam too in online mode.
Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Technical University, Uttar Pradesh organizes the UPSEE to provide admissions in various engineering courses. The application form for the same is made available in the month of January and interested applicants can submit their form online.
JNTUK, Kakinada is the conducting authority that organizes AP EAMCET providing admissions in undergraduate engineering courses. The applicants can apply for the exam in the month of February.
To enroll the candidates in the field of engineering, medical and agriculture, the Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Kerala organizes KEAM. The candidates can submit their application from the month of January.
The CENTAC admission program is organized to grant admissions in undergraduate courses offered in the field of engineering along with agriculture and pharmacy. Enrolment of the candidates is done on the basis of marks scored in the qualifying examination.
The BCECEB conducts pen-and-paper based Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination. By clearing this exam, the applicants can get admission in engineering colleges situated in Bihar state.
The Odisha JEE or OJEE regulated by the Odisha government provides the successful applicants admission to various engineering courses. The examination is conducted in the month of May for which application form are available from the month of March.
The WBJEEB organizes the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination for enrolling the students in the engineering colleges based in the state. The interested candidates can apply for the exam in online mode.
Tripura Board of Joint Entrance Examination (TBJEE) conducts a state-level entrance exam Tripura JEE (TJEE) to offer the qualified candidates admissions in undergraduate engineering programmes. The application forms are made available in the month of January and the exam is held in April.
University Level Engineering Entrance Exams 2021
BITSAT is an online exam conducted by the Birla Institute of Technology & Science. The interested and eligible candidates can apply for this test by submitting their application form online.
VITEEE is conducted to provide admission in the engineering courses offered by Vellore Institute of Technology. The application form for the exam can be submitted both online and offline.
Lovely Professional University organizes NEST, a university-level entrance examination to enroll the selected students in different engineering courses offered by the university itself.
The IFCAI Tech School (ITS) administers ATIT with the aim to grant admissions into various engineering courses offered at different campuses of IFCAI. The exam is conducted in both online and offline mode.
The SRM Institute of Science and Technology conducts SRMJEEE which is a university-level exam. The application form for this exam is released expectedly in the month of November and the applicants can fill the form online.
TMISAT is an online entrance exam conducted for granting admission to B.Tech Marine Engineering, and B.Sc Nautical Science.
To grant admissions to the interested applicants in undergraduate courses of engineering, the Vinayaka Mission University conducts VMU EEE. The application form for VMU EEE can be filled and submitted in online as well as offline mode.
The Vignan University administers VSAT to select candidates for admissions into B.Tech & B.Pharma course. The application form for the test will be available both online and offline. The exam however, will be conducted online.
AUEET is conducted by Andhra University for the purpose of selecting candidates for admission into 6 year integrated dual degree courses. Online application form for the exam is released in the month of March.
KIITEE is a university level test for admissions in the engineering course. The candidates can avail the application form for this exam from the official website of the Institute.
The Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University organizes a common entrance test (IPU CET) to provide the interested and qualified candidates enrolment in the engineering courses. The application form for the same is released in the month of January.
The Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University organizes BVP CET for admissions in engineering and several other courses. The application for different courses is made available separately. The applicants interested in pursuing engineering from this university can fill the application form for the same.
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham conducts Amrita Engineering Entrance Examination. The candidates qualifying this exam are offered admissions in B.Tech degree courses at different university’s campus.
The Karunya Entrance Examination is conducted in the month of April with the aim of selecting the candidates for admission in the engineering degree programmes offered by Karunya University.
For admission to undergraduate engineering program, BSAUEEE is conducted by BS Abdur Rahman University. The application form for the exam is released in the month of January.
The Cochin University of Science and Technology organizes entrance exam known as CAT to grant the candidates admissions in engineering courses.
SET (SLIET Engineering Test)
Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering & Technology (SLIET) offers admission to the various streams of Engineering, Technology. For this purpose, it conducts SLIET Entrance Test (SET). Interested candidates can fill the application form that is made available online.
VEE (Vels Entrance Examination)
The Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies (VISTAS) offer admissions in engineering degree programmes. To screen candidates for this purpose, it organizes VEE. The exam is held in the month of May.
For admissions to undergraduate and postgraduate programs offered by the Bharath University, BEEE exam is conducted. The exam is held in both online and offline modes.
Aligarh Muslim University organizes engineering entrance exam AMUEEE for admission to B.Tech programs. Candidates interested in getting admission to Aligarh Muslim University can apply by submitting their application.
Engineering Entrance Exams List for PG Courses 2021
GATE is a national-level exam conducted to grant admissions in some of the top postgraduate engineering/ technology colleges in the country, including IITs.
The SRM University releases application form for SRMGEET, a university-level exam conducted for offering admissions into M.Tech degree programme of this university. The exam is held in the month of May.
AP PGECET is conducted with the aim to screen candidates for admission in PG courses in the field of engineering and technology. The exam is conducted in the month of May.
TS PGECET is a state-level exam for postgraduate admissions in the field of engineering, technology, etc. The exam is conducted in the month of May and the interested candidates can start applying from the month of March.
VITMEE is a university level entrance exam conducted to screen candidates for admission in the masters’ degree programme offered by VIT University. The eligible candidates can fill the online application form for this exam.
Karnataka PGCET conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) screen the candidates for admissions in full-time and part-time M.Tech courses.
Engineering Exam Calendar 2021-2022
An engineering calendar is very important for the aspiring candidates as it can give them an overview of the important events related to the engineering entrance exam. The Engineering Calendar 2021-2022 will give the candidates information about the schedule of the engineering entrance exam 2021 such as application release date, exam date and result date of certain top engineering entrance exams.
The Engineering Calendar 2021 given below will provide you the major details of the tentative dates related to the engineering entrance exam 2021. As per the notification released by the relevant official authority, the dates given will be updated.
|Exam Title||Date of Application form availability||Exam Date||Date of Result Publication|
|16th December 2020|
|(Session 1): 23, 24, 25 & 26 February 2021|
(Session 2): 15, 16, 17 & 18 March 2021
(Session 3): 27, 28, 29 & 30 April 2021
(Session 4): 24, 25, 26, 27 & 28 May 2021
|To be announced|
|NO offline test|
|JEE Advanced||1st week of May 2021||May 2021, 4th week||2nd week of June 2021|
|December 2020, last week|
|CBT: April 2021, 3rd week||May 2021, 1st week|
|Pen & Paper: April 2021last week|
|VEE||1st week of February 2021||May 2021, 3rd week||1st week of June 2021|
|February 2021||MPC-April 2021||May 2021|
|Bi.P.C- April 2021|
|Assam CEE||March 2021||May 2021||June 2021|
|WBJEE||3rd week of December 2020||3rd week of April 2021||June 2021, 1st week|
|BCECE||February 2021||Stage I: April 2021|
Stage II: May 2021
|May 2021 & June 2021|
|BEEE||December 2020||Phase 1- January 2021|
Phase 2- PPT (April 2021) & CBT (April 2021)
|Phase 1- February 2021|
Phase 2 – May 2021
|VMU EEE||3rd week of February 2021||May 2021 3rd week||Last week of May 2021|
|BITSAT||Jan 2021||May 2021||July 2021|
|CG PET||March 2021||May 2021||May 2021|
|AUEET||March 2021, 3rd week||3rd week of May 2021||May 2021, 4th week|
|COMEDK UGET||February 2021||2nd week of May 2021||May 2021|
|GITAM GAT||December 2020||April 2021||May 2021|
|GCET||March 2021||May 2021||June 2021|
|HPCET||March 2021||May 2021||May 2021|
|TJEE||Jan 2021||April 2021, 4th week||May 2021, 4th week|
|IPU CET||February 2021||April 2021||May 2021|
|JCECE||April 2021||May 2021||May 2021|
|OJEE||Last week of January 2021||2nd week of May 2021||May 2021, last week|
|VSAT||Jan 2021||April 2021, 4th week||1st week of May 2021|
|AMUEEE||February 2021||April 2021, 4th week||1st week of May 2021|
|KCET||January 2021||May 2021||May 2021|
|KEAM||February 2021||May 2021||May 2021|
|KEE||November 2019||May 2021||May 2021|
|KIITEE||January 2021||3rd week of April 2021||May 2021|
|ATIT||January 2021||April 2021, last week||May 2021, 2nd week|
|KLUEEE||January 2021||April 2021 (offline test)|
May 2021 (online test)
|MU OET||January 2021||April 2021 to May 2021||May 2021|
|MHT CET||February 2021||May 2021||June 2021|
|NATA||January 2021||April 2021||June 2021|
|TNEA||Last week of April 2021||May 2021||June 2021|
|SRMJEEE||January 2021||April 2021||May 2021|
|UCEED||January 2021||January 2021||February 2021|
|TMISAT||January 2021||May 2021, 1st week||May 2021, 1st week|
|UPSEE||January 2021||April 2021||May 2021|
|APTIT NAT||January 2021||May 2021||May 2021|
|VITEEE||January 2021||April 2021||April 2021|
|GATE||January 2021||February 2021||March 2021, 3rd week|
|SRMGEET||January 2021||May 2021||June 2021|
|AP PGECET||March 2021||May 2021||May 2021|
|TS PGECET||March 2021||May 2021||June 2021|
|Karnataka PGCET||3rd week of May 2021||1st week of August 2021||3rd week of August 2021|
|VITMEE||4th week of February 2021||June 2021, 1st week||2nd week of June 2021|