Engineering Entrance Exam

Engineering Entrance Exam

 Engineering Entrance Exams in India

Many students aspire for a career in engineering, and passing an engineering entrance exam is the first step towards that. With such a challenging choice for education, you can get into various skill-based jobs in your life. So, make sure you dedicate time for engineering preparation to ace the exams.


You can select a private engineering institute or a Government college to study various streams such as Mechanical, Electronics, Computer Science, Civil, Petroleum, Mining, Metallurgy, and many others. 
Our guide can help you prepare for the upcoming exams and select the engineering applications you want to fill and appear for. This list covers the details of all the engineering entrance exams, including JEE, national, and state exams.
What to Do Before the Engineering Entrance Exam?
  • Make sure you meet the eligibility criteria: Each exam has its eligibility criteria. As these exams are state-wise and national, the eligibility criteria may differ depending on the university rules and selected subject. Students must score at least 50% marks in class 12th to be eligible for B.Tech admission in engineering colleges and appear for engineering exams.
  • Refer to the websites and other contact details: The best way to stay updated with the latest information about the exams is to refer to the official website time-to-time. Due to the various uncertainties around us, there can be changes that we must be aware of.
List of Engineering Entrance Exam in India
Some of these exams have tentative dates, which would be clarified as the date approaches.


National Level Engineering Entrance Exam
1. JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) Mains & Advance 2022
This year’s results are out! But you are eligible to apply again for JEE Advanced. Government has issued a notice for aspirants and is considering to provide one more attempt for JEE Advanced exam due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
JEE Mains is conducted by the NTA (National Testing Agency), and it is the initial step towards getting admission in the prestigious IITs. Clearing the JEE mains is mandatory if one needs admission in IITs, NITs, CFTIs, and IIITs. The IITs conduct JEE Advanced.
Application Filling: March-April 2022
Exam for JEE Mains: June 2022
Exam for JEE Advanced: September 2022
2. NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) 2022
This is one of the most distinguished exams for the architecture stream, and passing NATA will allow you to enrol into India’s premium architecture colleges. It would be best if you referred to the official website for all the details. It consists of two papers, dates of which will be announced when the time comes near.
Application Filling: April 2022 to May 2022
Exam: 1st paper -12 June 2022
3. GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) 2022
GATE conducts engineering exams at IITs and IISC alternatively, and students who pass it get into prestigious institutions around the country.
Application Filling: 2 September 2021
Exam: February 12-13 February
4. SAAT (Siksha’ O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test) 2022
SAAT is located in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha, and if you have thorough engineering preparation, you can get admitted into this prestigious university.
Application Filling: 1st February 2022 (Phase 1)
7th April 2022 (Phase 2)
Exam: 7-10 April 2022


State Level Engineering Entrance Exam
There are numerous state-level exams for engineering applications that accept students from the respective state, and if there are still seats pending, other state students are also accepted.
1. Assam CEE (Common Entrance Examination)
This exam is conducted by the Assam Science and Technology University (ASTU).
Application Filling: May 2022
Exam: 03 July 2022
2. AP EAMCET (Engineering, Agriculture, and Medicine Common Entrance Test)
AP EAMCET engineering exam is conducted by the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE).
Application Filling: 11 April 2022-20 June with late fee
Exam: 4-8 July 2022
3. BCECE (Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination)
To get admission in Engineering, Medical, and Agriculture in Bihar, you need to qualify for this exam. As of now, it is being conducted offline.
Application Filling: 17 May 2022 to 06 June 2022
Exam: Last week of June 2022
4. CG PET (Chhattisgarh Pre-Engineering Test)
When you pass this exam, you can study various fields such as Agriculture Engineering, Dairy Technology, and Other Engineering Branches.
Application Filling:13 April 2022 to 03 May 2022
Exam: 22 May 2022
5. COMEDK (Consortium of Medical, Engineering, and Dental Colleges of Karnataka) UGET
Application Filling: 14 March 2022
Exam: 22 May 2022
6. HP CET (Himachal Pradesh Common Entrance Test)
This entrance exam appears for admission in various technical and professional courses in Himachal Pradesh.
Application Filling: 21 April to 18 June 2022
Exam: 10 July 2022
7. KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test)
Students need to pass KCET to get admission in various colleges across Karnataka.
Application Filling: April 2022 to May 2022
Exam: 16,17 and 18 June 2022
8. KEAM (Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Examination)
This is an offline exam, conducted at various test centres for two days.
Application Filling: March- April 2022
Exam: 26 June 2022
9. MHT CET (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test)
For this engineering application, the candidates have to appear for three papers according to the subject selection.
Application Filling: 10 February 2022 extended 11 May 2022
Exam: 11 to 16 June 2022
10. OJEE (Odisha Joint Entrance Examination)
By clearing this engineering exam, you can get into Management, Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture, Planning, and Computer Applications courses in Odisha.
Application Filling: 14 March 2022
Exam: first and 2nd week of June 2022
11. TNEA (Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions)
This entrance exam is conducted by Anna University every year.
Application Filling: June 2022
Exam: Dates will be announced.
12. UPSEE (Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam)
UPSEE is looked after by Dr A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, UP. According to AKTU authority’s latest updates, the UPSEE exam from 2021 will be based on JEE Main scores only.
Application Filling: Through JEE Main 2022
Exam: June
13. WBJEE (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination)
Application Filling: 21 December 2021
Exam: 30 April 2022
University Level Engineering Entrance Exams 2021
1. BITSAT (Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test)
The famous BITS exam is held by the Birla Institute of Technology and Science for its colleges at Pilani, Goa, and Hyderabad.
Application Filling: 14 March 2022 to 10 June 2022
Exam: 2-9 July 2022
Second Session
Application-4 July to 20 July 2022
2. GITAM GAT 2021
The Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM), deemed a university, conducts this exam for its various courses to get admission.
Application Filling: November 2021 to May 2022
Exam: 10 May to 24 May 2022
3. LPU NEST (National Entrance and Scholarship Test)
The Lovely Professional University holds this entrance exam for engineering, management, law, and other courses.
Application Filling: December 2021 to April 2022
Exam: May 2022
4. SRMJEEE (SRM Joint Engineering Entrance Exam)
Conducted by the SRM University, Chennai; it is one of the popular choices among students for quality engineering studies.
Application Filling: November 2021 to June 2022
5. VITEEE (Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Exam)
Application Filling: December 2021 to May 2022


With the list of various engineering exams being held in our country each year, students can select their colleges and study for the desired one. But, it is advisable to keep checking the official websites to come across any probable changes. We hope you might get some information with the help of this list and engineering preparation tips. Stay tuned to for preparation tips, updates, and exam guidance.