How to prepare for Engineering Entrance Exams?


There are numerous engineering entrance exams that are conducted in our country every year, both at a national and state level. Students who desire to appear for these exams must prepare at an extensive level. They need to understand the pattern as well as syllabus of the exam prior to their preparation for the exam.

List of Common Engineering entrance exams in India

Given below are some of the common engineering entrance exams in India:

  • All India Engineering Entrance Exam (AIEEE)
  • Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (BCECE)
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT & BITS)
  • Engineering, Agricultural and Medical Common Entrance Test (EAMCET)
  • GOA Common Entrance Test
  • Gujarat Common Entrance Test (GUJCET)
  • Indian Institute Of Technology Joint Entrance Exam (IITJEE & IITs)
  • Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (JCECE)
  • Karnataka Common entrance Test and Consortium of Medical Engineering Dental Colleges of Karnataka (KCET & COMEDK)
  • KERALA Common Entrance Exam
  • Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT CET)
  • Madhya Pradesh Pre – Engineering Entrance Test (MPPET)
  • National Institute of Technology Entrance Exam
  • Orissa Joint Entrance Exam
  • PUNJAB Common Entrance Test and Punjab Technical University Combined Entrance Test ( PUNJAB CET & PTU – CET)
  • Rajasthan Pre – Engineering Test ( RPET)
  • Tamilnadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA)
  • Uttarakhand State Entrance Examination (UKSEE)
  • Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination and Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPSEE & UPTU)
  • Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination (VIT EEE)
  • West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations (WBJEE)

General guidelines to prepare for Engineering Entrance Exams

The important thing the candidates must do is to practice on solved question papers. Doing this will give them the confidence to attend any question. Also, another advantage to this is the candidates will be able to time themselves. A lot of time can be saved by practicing this method. In addition to this, the candidates also must make certain that the books as well as question papers that are chosen are authentic and appropriate. It would do them good if they consult teachers and friends prior to the purchasing of these books.

The candidates must also plan well ahead of their exams. They will be able to cover difficult as well as simple portions quite easily. So, there is no need for them be alarmed. Creating a systematic timetable and following it rigorously will help them to be prepared for the exam at all levels.

Engineering Entrance Exam Pattern

The engineering entrance exams will include subjects such as Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics. These questions will be of the class 12 pattern.

Set up a full proof study Plan

A comprehensive study plan will help the candidates attain their targets to a certain extend. Applying a schedule that the candidates are sure to follow will also help them to manage their time. But the candidates need to ensure that this timetable is in tune to their schedule and daily needs. In addition to this, the candidates must also find out their comfort zones for studying. Be it with friends or studying alone, the candidates must make sure that where ever they are, they have a calm and tranquil atmosphere to prepare for their exams.

Students can join different engineering entrance coaching programs conducted by centers like Brilliant, Elite Academy and so on.

Ladders in preparing for the Engineering entrance exams

The candidates can divide their portions into two categories – the hard part and the easy part. They can complete the easy part first and then tackle the tough part. This method will increase their skills in doing numerical or writing essays. In addition to this, they will be able to come in terms with difficult sections too. It is also important for the candidates to take some rest at adequate intervals. Otherwise, their stress will increase; they might not be able to concentrate on their papers.



Do you have any question? Please ask:

Questions will be answered on our Forum section

13 Responses to “How to prepare for Engineering Entrance Exams?”

  1. 13

    sir i am in std 11 how iwill prepwre for the entrance

  2. 12
    Sumit chataut:

    I want to study very hardly but i am not able to study properly. When i study tomorrow i will forget all the matters. I am always confusing in formulas. How i memorise formulas

  3. 11
    prasanta android:

    sir, now i am in class xii. my xi is not good. i want to be a softwere engineer. what should i do for wbjee? how i prepared for jeee. i have 11month left

  4. 10
    raman chauhan:

    i passed 12th class in 2008 and then i have done aircraft maintenance engineering of 3years certification course
    now i want to apply for aieee 2012 b-tech
    am i eligible for that
    please tell me
    and also tell me other engineering entrance exam for which i can apply
    my birth date is 15/11/1990

  5. 9
    nikhil loyalka:

    how to prepare for an entrance exam and to fil up the form of engennering

  6. 8
    naseem khan:

    i m blong to a very poor background so,i take some tuition to maintain my study be continuou therefore i have not follow my timetable . in that condition what can i do

  7. 7

    I want complete details on how to prepare for engineering exams in INDIA . I am from Mumbai

  8. 6
    kumari pooja:

    when the admt card of jharkhand will come?
    plz answer soon

  9. 5
    alex k s:

    how will i take study on 2011 april fifst entrance exam , what are the precautions taken on last days , please reply

  10. 4

    how to prepare for engineering entrance exam after completed 3years diploma course in civil engineering .what is the how can he ask questions from each subjects.up to what rank we can get good engineering college.Give me any standard reference book for preparing the exam.

  11. 3
    buddhadev behera:

    Respected sir,

    please send sample papers,solved unsolved papers,problems&solutions of IIT entrance related.

    Buddhadev Behera

  12. 2

    how to become an aeronotical engineer, which are the suitable entrance exams for this cource and where the institutions under government sector in india.

  13. 1

    how to become an aeronotical engineer, which are suitable entrance exams, where are the collages under government sector in India.