List of Entrance Exams After Class 12

Published: | December 09, 2019
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Here are some of the entrance examinations that you can attempt after completing your class 12th examinations. You will be able to find an entrance examination that is relevant to the course and discipline that you wish to pursue as your higher education degree.

It has been a tradition in India, where students, right after completing their class 12 board examinations, they begin to pursue various different paths for higher education. However, since India has a population of over 1.3 billion people, with over 70% of the population being the youth of the country, there are just too many students for the limited amount of education institutions. Admission to most of the graduate courses in India is on the basis of common entrance exams.

Every student will wish to pursue their dream or higher education from the educational institution of the choice, which will inevitably be the same for thousands of students. However, Institutions/Colleges and Universities in India do not have the capacity of enrolling thousands of students.

Here is a list of Entrance Examinations after class 12 in India, that you can attempt in different disciplines.

Engineering Entrance Exams in India

If you are one of the aspirants who wish to pursue an engineering course, then you will most likely be required to have appeared for an entrance test either at National, State or University-level. Many students apply for and attempt the JEE Mains examinations, which is the most popular engineering entrance exam in India. However, here are some of the Engineering exams in India, that you can attempt after class 12th.

Discipline

Entrance Examination

2020 Exam Date

Engineering, Technology, and Architecture

JEE Mains

3rd - 9th April 2020

JEE Advanced

17th May 2020

SRMJEEE

12th - 20th April 2020

WBJEE

2nd February 2020

KIITEE

15th - 24th April 2020 (Tentative)

LPUNEST

10th - 25th January 2020 (1st Schedule)

10th - 25th April 2020 (2nd Schedule)

CUSAT CAT

18th - 19th April 2020

NATA

14th April 2020 (Tentative)

7th July 2020 (Tentative)

HPCET

May 2020 (Tentative)

IPU CET

May 2020 (Tentative)

MHT CET

13th - 17th April 2020

20th - 23rd April 2020

KEAM

20th -21st April 2020

BHU UET

May 2020 (Tentative)

AP EAMCET

3rd and 4th Week of April 2020 (Tentative)

TANATA

August 2020 (Tentative)

List of Medical Entrance Exams in India

The stream of medicine is one of the most popular streams in India after engineering. If you are interested in pursuing a medical course, i.e. MBBS and BDS in India, then you will need to have a valid score in the following entrance exam. All medical colleges in India take admissions to the MBBS and BDS courses based on the scores obtained in the entrance exam. Here is a list of Medical entrance exams in India that you can attempt after completing class 12.

Course

Entrance Exam

2020 Exam Date

MBBS and BDS

NEET-UG

3rd May 2020

List of Law Entrance Exams in India

The professional field of Law has attracted lakhs of students across the nation, however, many institutes take admissions based on the scores obtained in the different entrance exams, like the medical and engineering streams in India. Candidates will need to appear for a law entrance test either at National, state or University-level, in order to pursue the 5-year integrated law programme. Here is a list of Law entrance exams in India that you can attempt after class 12.

Course

Entrance Exam

2020 Exam Date

Law

Integrated 5-year LLB

CLAT

10th May 2020

LSAT

1st May 2020

AILET

3rd May 2020

AP LAWCET

6th May 2020

TS LAWCET

20th May 2020 (Tentative)

CUCET

4th Week of May 2020 (Tentative)

ULSAT

8th - 15th May 2020

LFAT

1st Week of May 2020 (Tentative)

CULEE

May 2020 (Tentative)

List of Management (BBA & BMS) and Commerce (B.Com) Entrance Exams in India

Management and commerce courses have been garnering many takers in recent years, however, there are no national or state-level entrance exams for management and commerce courses conducted in India. Those who are interested in pursuing undergraduate management or commerce courses, i.e. BBA, BMS or B.Com courses, will need to sit for entrance tests that are conducted at University-level. Here is a list of Management (BBA & BMS) and Commerce (B.Com) entrance exams conducted in India.

Courses

Entrance Exam

2020 Exam Date

BBA, BMS, and B.Com

IPU CET

1st Week of May 2020 (Tentative)

NPAT

2nd Week of May 2020 (Tentative)

BHU UET

2nd Week of May 2020 (Tentative)

RUET

3rd Week of April 2020 (Tentative)

JSAT

To Be Updated

DU JAT

3rd Week of June 2020

CMRUAT

26th May 2020 (Tentative)

28th July 2020 (Tentative)

LPUNEST

10th - 25th January 2020 (Schedule 1)

10th - 25th April 2020 (Schedule 2)

IPMAT

10th May 2020 (Tentative)

SET

4th May 2020 (Tentative)

AIMA UGAT

2nd Week of May 2020 (Tentative)

List of Science (B.Sc) Entrance Exams in India

The number of admissions that take place in B.Sc courses is quite high. If you aspire to take admission in one of the B.Sc courses you can appear in one of the science entrance exams that are conducted at different levels. However, many institutes and universities that offer a B.Sc either conduct their own B.Sc entrance test or take admission based on the merit of the students, depending on their previous academic qualifications. Here is a list of Science (b.Sc) entrance exams in India.

Courses

Entrance Exam

2020 Exam Date

Science

BITSAT

2nd Week of May 2020 - Last week of May 2020 (Tentative)

IIT JAM

9th February 2020 (Tentative)

GSAT

2nd Week of May 2020 (Tentative)

CUSAT CAT

18th - 19th April 2020

NEST

1st June 2020 (Tentative)

IISER Aptitude Test

June 2020 (Tentative)

List of Arts and Humanities Entrance Exams in India

Like engineering and medical courses, Arts and Humanities courses in India have a large following as well. However, unlike engineering and medical entrance examinations, you will not be able to find any arts and humanities entrance exams that are conducted at the National or State-level. Most of the entrance exams will be conducted at a University-level, even though some of the entrance tests may be conducted at exam centers across cities in India. These entrance exam scores will only be applicable in colleges affiliated to the University that conducts the entrance exam. Here is a list of Arts and Humanities entrance exams in India that you can attempt after class 12.

Courses

Entrance Exam

2020 Exam Date

Arts and Humanities

BHU UET

2nd Week of May 2020 (Tentative)

DUET

2nd - 9th June 2020

JNUEE

11th - 14th May 2020

CUCET

4th Week of May 2020

SUAT

3rd Week of July 2020 (Tentative)

IPU CET

1st Week of May 2020 (Tentative)

List of Design Entrance Exams in India

In India, many new design institutes and degree have been introduced as well as awarded to students in the past decade. Moreover, it has been witnessed that many students opt for design courses in India after they have completed class 12. To facilitate the admission processes to these courses, there a list of Design entrance exams in India, the entrance scores of which are used by Design colleges across India for admissions. Check out the list of design entrance exams in India that you can attempt after class 12.

Courses

Entrance Exam

2020 Exam Date

Design

NIFT

19th January 2020

UCEED

18th January 2020 (Tentative)

AIEED

3rd Week of March 2020 (Tentative)

List of Paramedical and Pharmacy Entrance Exams in India

Over the years, with the rise in competition in the stream of medicine, students have been opting for paramedical and pharmacy courses in India. To pursue the courses in the Paramedical and Pharmacy Colleges in India, some of the institutes consider the scores that are conducted at State or University-level. Some of the institutes or universities that offer the B.Des or designing courses will conduct their entrance tests, which will be applicable to those specific colleges/institutions/universities alone. Here is a list of Paramedical and Pharmacy Entrance Exams in India.

Courses

Entrance Exam

2020 Exam Date

Paramedical and Pharmacy

Odisha JEE

2nd Week of June 2020 (Tentative)

Karnataka CET

Last week of April 2020

AP EAMCET

3rd or 4th Week of April 2020 (Tentative)

TS EAMCET

5th or 6th May 2020 (Tentative)

UPSEE

Last Week of April 2020 (Tentative)

MHT CET

13th - 17th April 2020

20th - 23rd April 2020

BITSAT

2nd Week of May 2020 - Last week of May 2020 (Tentative)

Gujarat CET

2nd Week of May 2020 (Tentative)

WBJEE

2nd February 2020

KEAM

20th -21st April 2020

List of Agriculture Entrance Exams in India

In the past couple of years, various changes and upgrades in the stream of agriculture have allowed many students to pursue a programme in the field. Agricultural colleges across India take admissions based on the scores and marks obtained in the different entrance exams either at the state or university-level, like pharmacy and paramedical entrance exams. Here is a list of Agriculture entrance exams in India that you can attempt after class 12.

Courses

Entrance Exams

2020 Exam Date

Agriculture

KEAM

20th -21st April 2020

AP EAMCET

3rd or 4th Week of April 2020 (Tentative)

BCECE

29th - 30th April 2020

JCECE

2nd Week of June 2020 (Tentative)

CG PAT

2nd Week of May 2020 (Tentative)

HORTICET

30th June 2020 (Tentative)

The entrance tests that have been mentioned above are some of the examinations that are conducted for various programmes over different disciplines. Some of the tests that have been mentioned above are conducted for a university or institution, however, the exam conducted at the national or state-level.

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It is important to note, that all the institutes will either accept one of the many state-level or national-level entrance examinations or will be conducting their own entrance tests for the admissions to the various programmes. The entrance examinations scores or ranks will be an essential part of the admission processes. The shortlisting or selection processes will depend on the performance of the candidates in the entrance tests.

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