List of Entrance Exams in India After Class 12

Cyril Titus Zachariah
Cyril Titus ZachariahPublished On: July 14, 2020

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.

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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 educational institutions. Hence, to combat this, educational institutions offer admissions to most of the graduate courses in India is on the basis of common entrance exams.

However, with the widespread restrictions imposed to reduce the effects of the global pandemic, i.e. COVID-19, most national, state and University-level entrance tests have been postponed. If you wish to pursue higher education in any of the academic disciplines and appear for the appropriate entrance test, then check out the revised entrance test dates. The dates mentioned below are subject to change as per the government regulations as well as the current situation at that point of time.

Every student will wish to pursue their dream or higher education from the educational institution of their choice, which will inevitably be the same for thousands of students. However, many 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 along with the tentative exam dates.

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Engineering Entrance Exams

Medical Entrance Exams

Law Entrance Exams

BBA, BMS & B.Com Entrance Exams

Science (B.Sc) Entrance Exams

Arts & Humanities Entrance Exams

Design Entrance Exams

Paramedical & Pharmacy Entrance Exams

Agriculture Entrance Exams

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 Main

1st September - 6th September 2020

JEE Advanced

27th September 2020

SRMJEEE

Cancelled for 2020

WBJEE

2nd February 2020

KIITEE

24th July 2020 - 28th July 2020

LPUNEST

Until 31st July 2020

CUSAT CAT

27th July 2020 - 28th July 2020

NATA

1st August 2020 (Test -1)

29th August 2020 (Test - 2)

HPCET

To Be Announced

IPU CET

To Be Announced

MHT CET

Postponed

KEAM

16th July 2020

BHU UET

16th August - 31st August 2020

AP EAMCET

Postponed

TANATA

August 2020 (Tentative)

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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

13th September 2020

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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

22nd August 2020

LSAT

19th July 2020 - 22nd July 2020

26th July 2020

AILET

18th August 2020

AP LAWCET

6th August 2020

TS LAWCET

Postponed

CUCET

To be Announced

ULSAT

16th August - 18th August 2020

LFAT

To Be Announced

CULEE

14th April 2020 - 26th April 2020

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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

To Be Announced

NPAT

18th May 2020 - 22nd May 2020

BHU UET

16th August - 18th August 2020

RUET

To Be Announced

JSAT

12th February 2020 - 23rd July 2020

DU JAT

To Be Announced

CMRUAT

28th April 2020 - 28th July 2020

LPUNEST

Up to 31st July 2020

IPMAT

Postponed

SET

26th July -29th July 2020

AIMA UGAT

19th July 2020

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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

6th August 2020 - 10th August 2020 (Tentative)

IIT JAM

9th February 2020

GSAT

To Be Announced

CUSAT CAT

27th July 2020 - 28th July 2020

NEST

To Be Announced

IISER Aptitude Test

12th August 2020

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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 centres 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

16th August - 18th August 2020

DUET

27th July 2020 - 10th August 2020 (Tentative)

JNUEE

Postponed

CUCET

To Be Announced

SUAT

20th July - 31st July 2020

IPU CET

June 2020 - July 2020 (Tentative)

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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

AIEED

15th January 2020 - 31st May 2020

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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

To Be Announced

Karnataka CET

`30th July 2020 - 31st July 2020

AP EAMCET

27th July 2020 - 31st July 2020

TS EAMCET

5th May 2020 - 9th May 2020

UPSEE

2nd August 2020

MHT CET

Postponed

BITSAT

6th August 2020 - 10th August 2020 (Tentative)

Gujarat CET

22nd August 2020

WBJEE

2nd February 2020

KEAM

16th July 2020

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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

16th July 2020

AP EAMCET

27th July 2020 - 31st July 2020

BCECE

Postponed

JCECE

August 2020 (Tentative)

CG PAT

To Be Announced

HORTICET

18th July 2020

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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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