Admission to Engineering Colleges 2013

Preparation for engineering program starts from the high school level. Students need to have science and mathematics at their higher secondary level so as to qualify for engineering entrance examinations. Admission to engineering colleges is through entrance examinations like AIEEE and JEE held at the IITs and different states across India. Let us now take a look at some of the important dates related to the engineering entrance examinations 2012.

List of Engineeering Entrance Exams 

Name of the Entrance Examination Tentative Date for Examination
AIEEE Last week of April
VITEEE April third week
BITSAT May to June ( Online Test)
MHT CET First week of May
EAMCET Second week of May to Fourth week of May
Orissa JEE Second week of May
PTU CET First week of May
Delhi Combined Engineering Entrance Examination May

The next step involved in the admission to engineering colleges is counseling. Counseling is announced soon after the declaration of the results. Admission is assured based on the counseling process, scores obtained at the entrance examination as well as the aggregate percentage obtained at higher secondary.

Post declaration of results, eligible candidates need to opt for an online registration filling up basic details like date of birth, application number, roll number and name. Candidates need to mention their choices in the registration form itself prior to coming in for the first round of counseling. Candidates need to report at their respective Admission Centers for the first round of counseling. Allotment of seats is available depending on the score in the joint entrance examination and preference mentioned in the form. After a total of three rounds of counseling sessions, candidates are allotted seats in engineering colleges.

Best Engineering Colleges in India

The top engineering colleges in India are: 

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
  • Delhi Technological University
  • National Institute of Technology, Karnataka
  • Institute of Technology, BHU
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati