B.Tech is the most pursued engineering course pursued by the students after completing higher secondary education. Hence, there is a mass competition for B.Tech admission. The course can be pursued in various specializations related to different field of technical industries. It imparts the basic knowledge of designing and maintaining machines and technical equipment by using innovative technological ideas.
The duration of the B.Tech course is 4 years and is further divided into 8 semesters of 6 months each. The curriculum of this course is designed according to the current need of the industries so that the students equip the knowledge to fulfil the need of industries. The course also provides great career opportunities to the students.
Key Highlights Of B.Tech
|B.Tech Course Level||Undergraduate|
|B.Tech Full Form||Bachelor of Technology|
|B.Tech Duration||4 years|
|B.Tech Eligibility||10+2 (Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry)|
|B.Tech Admission Process||Merit-based/ Entrance-based|
|B.Tech Fees||INR 1.5-2 lakh per annum|
|B.Tech Salary||INR 5-6 lakh per annum|
|B.Tech Recruiters||Google, TCS, Infosys, Flipkart, HCL, Amazon, Wipro, Accenture, Facebook, ITC, etc.|
|B.Tech Jobs||Software Engineer, Quality Analyst, Software Tester, etc.|
B.Tech course eligibility depends on the following criteria.
- Candidates must complete 10+2 or equivalent examinations from a recognized educational board like CBSE, ICSE, etc.
- Candidates should possess an aggregate minimum of 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
- Students belonging to SC/ST are eligible for 5% relaxation in the aggregate and qualifying marks.
- Candidates need to qualify for JEE Mains or any other equivalent entrance examination, as scores of such exams are mandatory at the time of admission.
Top 10 B.Tech Entrance Exams
Many entrance examinations are oriented by various universities for admission to B.Tech course India after the 12th and selecting the right option is quite confusing for the candidates. It is very important that the students choose the right B.Tech admission test and institutes to make their engineering education and future brighter.
In the table given below, a list of the top B.Tech entrance exams in India is given that will help the students in getting admission in top universities like IIT, NIT, and IIIT’s of the nation. This list also helps the students in making a better choice.
|S.No||Engineering Entrance Exam||Conducting Body|
|1||JEE Main||National Testing Agency (NTA)*|
|3||SRMJEEE||SRM Institute of Science and Technology (Earlier known as SRM University)|
|5||MET||Manipal Academy of Higher Education|
|6||COMEDK UGET||Consortium of Medical Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK).|
|7||AP EAMCET||JNTU Kakinada|
|8||KIITEE||Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology|
|9||MHTCET||State Common Entrance Test Cell, Mumbai|
|10||WBJEE||West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board|
1. JEE Mains
JEE Main is given by the candidates to get admission into the well-known IIITs, NITs and other more prestigious engineering institutes of the nation. Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main is conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) four times a year – February, March, April & May. JEE Mains will be held in computer-based mode (except the drawing section of Paper 2 (B.Arch) which is a pen and paper-based exam). The examination is divided into two papers – Paper 1 is for B.Tech/B.E and Paper 2 is for B.Arch or B.Planning. Every Year more than 12 lakh applicants appear for this examination. The duration of the exam is 3 hours long and the question paper of this examination is based on multiple-choice questions.
BITSAT is an online-based university level engineering entrance exam conducted by the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS). After clearing BITSAT (Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test) the candidates can get admission to all three campuses of BITS Pilani. Every year Around 2 lakh applicants appear for this examination. The duration of the online examination is 3 hours and it is the objective-based BITSAT question paper is divided into four sections – Physics, Chemistry, English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning and finally Mathematics.
Manipal Academy of Higher Education conducts an online-based entrance examination for admissions into the engineering colleges of Manipal University. Basically, Manipal Entrance Test (MET) is a University level examination that brings in over 50,000 applicants per year. Admissions are provided in 16 engineering courses to the candidates after clearing MET. The entrance exam is held in online mode and the time duration of the test will be 150 minutes during which the candidates need to answer around 90 multiple-choice questions.
The VIT University conducts the University level entrance examination named VITEEE (VIT Engineering Entrance Exam) and around 2 lakh students appear for it every year. Around 5000 undergraduate engineering seats are available for eligible applicants under VITEEE. The mode of examination is online and will be objective in nature. Within the duration of 2½ hours, the applicants will have to solve 125 questions from Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Aptitude and English sections.
The SRM Joint Engineering Entrance Examination (SRMJEE) is conducted by the SRM Institute of Science and Technology for checking the aptitude knowledge of the students. Every year, around 1 lakh students apply for this entrance examination. The entrance examination consists of 125 questions and the applicants will have to qualify for the exam for admissions in SRM University.
6. COMEDK UGET
COMEDK UGET conducted by the Consortium of Medical Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK). Admissions to the B.Tech courses offered by the Associations of Medical, Dental and Engineering private colleges in the state of Karnataka is only possible after clearing the COMEDK UGET entrance exam. Around 20,000 B.Tech seats are offered for admission under B.Tech. The examination is 3 hours long and is based on the syllabus of the 10+2 standard. The applicants need to solve 180 multiple choice questions for admission.
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology conducts KIITEE entrance examination. The examination is held annually for admissions of eligible applicants into the 4-year B.Tech programmes offered by the institute. KIITEE consists of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects and is conducted in online mode. The qualifying marks have to be obtained by the applicants for admission.
Symbiosis Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Examination (SITEEE) is conducted by Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT). The applicants who qualify SITEEE will be offered admission into the engineering department of the institute. The University level entrance exam offers admission to eligible applicants to the B.Tech program. The time duration of the SITE Entrance Examination is 150 minutes.
9. AMUEEE 2023
AMUEEE is a University level entrance examination conducted by Aligarh Muslim University for admissions to the B.Tech programs. Based on the merit and rank obtained in the entrance exam, the eligible applicants are offered admission to the university. AMUEEE time duration is 3 hours during which the candidates need to solve objective-based 150 questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
10. MHT CET 2023
State Common Entrance Test Cell, Mumbai will conduct the MHT CET or Maharashtra Common Entrance Test for admissions to first-year of B.Tech programs in various engineering colleges of Maharashtra. It is a pen and paper-based engineering entrance test. Around 4 lakh students appear in MHT CET every year. Candidates who have completed their 10+2 and are domiciled in Maharashtra are eligible to apply for MHT CET. Candidates have to cover the Maha HSC syllabus to prepare for MHT CET.
Conclusion Of B.Tech
These are some popular entrance examinations conducted by different universities. Qualifying for at least one of these entrance exam is mandatory to get admission to the B.Tech program. Also, you have the option to pursue the B.Tech course without giving any entrance exam and even without even attending regular classes through distance and online mode of learning. B.Tech Lateral entry is also another option for diploma holders.
The students who have completed their diploma in equivalent branch can apply for the B.Tech Lateral Entry. You need to simply give an entrance exam named (LEET) to get admission to the B.Tech Lateral Entry. The detailed knowledge of the entrance exam is provided in this article that will help you in choosing one. Hope you will find this article informative.