Kerala Engineering Entrance Examination

The Engineering Entrance Examination conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations Kerala, is for preparation of rank list for engineering admission in Kerala. The Examination has two papers, each of two and half hours duration. Paper-I is Physics & Chemistry and Paper-II is Mathematics.

The Entrance examination will be objective type with Multiple Choice Questions and based on single response. Against each question, five suggested answers would be given, from which the candidate will have to select and mark the alphabet (A,B,C,D or E) corresponding to the ‘most appropriate response’ in the OMR Answer Sheet.

Each Paper will have 120 questions to be answered in 150 minutes. Paper I will have 72 questions from Physics and 48 from Chemistry. Paper II will have 120 questions from Mathematics. For each correct response the candidates will be awarded 4 marks, and for each incorrect response, one mark will be deducted from the total score. A candidate has to score a minimum of 10 marks in each of Paper I and Paper II to be eligible to be considered for ranking. For SC/ST applicants, there is no minimum mark stipulated to qualify in the Entrance Examinations.

The Engineering Entrance Examination will be for the preparation of the rank list for B Tech admissions including B.Tech (Agri. Engg), B.Tech (Food Engg) Courses under the Kerala Agricultural University and B.Tech (Dairy Science & Technology) under the Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences University. The rank list for the Engineering admissions will be prepared by giving equal weightage for the marks in the Entrance Examination and the standardized marks in the qualifying examination in the relevant subjects

www.cee-kerala.org  and www.cee.kerala.gov.in  

Kerala Medical Entrance Examination

The Medical Entrance Examination, Kerala conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations Kerala, is for admission to Medical, Agriculture and Veterinary courses except MBBS/BDS.  The Examination has two papers, each of two and half hours duration. Paper-I is Chemistry & Physics and Paper-II is Biology.

The Entrance examination will be objective type with Multiple Choice Questions and based on single response. Against each question, five suggested answers would be given, from which the candidate will have to select and mark the alphabet (A,B,C,D or E) corresponding to the ‘most appropriate response’ in the OMR Answer Sheet.

Each Paper will have 120 questions to be answered in 150 minutes. Paper I will have 72 questions from Chemistry and 48 from Physics. Paper II will have 120 questions from Biology. For each correct response the candidates will be awarded 4 marks, and for each incorrect response, one mark will be deducted from the total score. A candidate has to score a minimum of 10 marks in each of Paper I and Paper II to be eligible to be considered for ranking. For SC/ST applicants, there is no minimum mark stipulated to qualify in the Entrance Examinations.

Entrance Examination for Medical courses will be only for admission to (i) BAMS (ii) BHMS (iii) BSMS (iv) BSc. Hons. (Agriculture) (v) BSc. Hons. (Forestry) (vi) BVSc. & AH (vii) BFSc.

www.cee-kerala.org and www.cee.kerala.gov.in  

The All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance Test (AIPMT)

AIPMT is for admission to MBBS/BDS seats under 15% All India Quota seats and also for seats under the control of participating States/Universities/Institutions. This is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education. In 2014, this is being held from 10 am to 1 pm on 4th May, 2014 (Sunday). In 2014, the Institutions that would admit students through AIPMT include LHMC, New Delhi (for Girls only), MaulanaAzad Medical College, New Delhi, University College of Medical Science, Delhi, AFMC, Pune etc.

The Entrance Test will have one paper with 180 objective type questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology). Each question will have four options with single correct answer, to be answered on the specially designed machine-gradable sheet using Ball Point Pen only. Each item carries 4 marks. For each correct response the candidate will get 4 marks. For each incorrect response one mark will be deducted from the total score. No deduction from the total score will, however, be made if no response is indicated for an item in the answer sheet. More than one answer indicated a question will be deemed as incorrect response and will be negatively marked.

Applicant must secure not less than 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology taken together in AIPMT as well as in the qualifying examination. In respect of the candidates belonging to the SC, ST and OBC category the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in AIPMT/Qualifying examination would be 40%. For persons with locomotory disability of lower limbs, minimum of 45% marks for Gen-PH and 40% marks for SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH are required. 
For more details, visit 
http://aipmt.nic.in

Joint Entrance Examination (Main): The Joint Entrance Examination (Main) is mainly for admission to the B.E./B.Tech and B.Arch/ B.Planning in institutions other than IITs. They include the National Institutes of Technologies (NITs), Indian Institute of Information Technology, Other Centrally funded technical Institutions etc. Paper-1 of JEE (Main) is for admission to BE/B.Tech and Paper-2 of JEE (Main) is for admission to B.Arch/B.Planning, at Institutions other than IITs coming under the purview of JEE (Main).

This is also a screening test for the admission test for IITs, the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced). Only 1,50,000/- students who qualify in JEE (Main) will be eligible to attend the JEE (Advacned)

http://jeemain.nic.in/

Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced)

The Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) is for admission to several  Bachelor’s Degree Programmes in a number of engineering, technological and science disciplines, Integrated M. Sc. courses in pure and applied sciences, Integrated M. Tech. courses in a few disciplines, Dual-Degree M. Tech. programmes, wherein both B. Tech. and M. Tech. degrees are awarded, offered by Indian Institutes of Technologies at Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Mandi, Mumbai, Patna, Ropar, Roorkee and Varanasi and ISM Dhanbad.

Only the top 1,50,000 candidates (including all categories) who qualify in Paper - I of  JEE (Main) conducted by CBSE are eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced)-2013. The distribution of top 1,50,000 candidates across various categories will be as follows. (i) Top 75750 (50.5 %) from Common Merit List (ii) Top 40500 (27%) Other Backward Classes Non creamy layer OBC (NCL) candidates (iii) Top 22500 (15 %)  Scheduled Caste (SC) candidates (iv) Top 11250 (7.5 %) Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates

The JEE (Advanced) examination will have two papers, each of 3 hours duration with each question paper consisting of three separate sections, namely, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The questions will be of objective type, designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates. In some sections, incorrect answers will be awarded negative marks.

The answers are to be marked on a separate, 2-sheet carbonless paper using black ball point pen. The candidate can take away the lower sheet with the permission of the invigilator(s) at the end of the examination. 

http://jeeadv.iitd.ac.in/ 

All India Agriculture Entrance Examination

This is the All India Entrance Examination for admission to the 15% seats in Bachelor Degree Programmes and for the award of National Talent Scholarships in Agriculture & Allied Science Subjects (other than Veterinary Science) in Agricultural Universities and 100% seats in Dairy Technology at NDRI Karnal, conducted by the Indian Council of  Agricultural Research (ICAR).

The Programmes available for admission through AIEEA-UG include the Bachelor Degree programmes of 4 years duration in (i) Agriculture (ii) Horticulture (iii) Forestry (iv) Fisheries (v) Home Science (vi) Sericulture (vii) Agricultural Engineering (viii) Dairy Technology (ix) Food Science (x) Agricultural Marketing, Banking & Cooperation and (xi) Biotechnology.

National Talent Scholarships (NTS) are awarded based on the AIEEA-UG examination to all those candidates who take admission outside their state of domicile. Further, not more than 40% candidates from any one state are admitted in any Agricultural University/subject.

The Entrance Examination will be conducted in two subject streams with Stream-A comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Agriculture/Biology and Stream-B comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Questions for Physics and Chemistry will be common for both streams. Paper for ‘Stream–A’ will carry questions on Biology and Agriculture out of which the candidate has to attempt/opt/choose only one subject, either Biology or Agriculture. ‘Stream–B’ paper will have questions from Mathematics. Candidate has to exercise option for one Stream at the time of submitting the application.

http://www.icar.org.in

Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination

The Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination (HSEE) is for admission to the Five-year integrated Master of Arts Programmes in Development Studies and English Studies, at Indian Institute of Technology Madras. 

HSEE has two parts. Part I consists of objective type multiple choice questions for 2½ hours duration (150 minutes), administered through computer. Part II involves essay writing for 30 minutes to be written on answer sheet distributed to the candidates at the end of Part I. Part I covers (i) English and Comprehension Skill (25% marks) (ii) Analytical and Quantitative Ability (25% marks) (iii) General Studies covering the areas of Indian Economics (since Independence), Indian Society, Contemporary World Affairs (Post-World War II) and (iv) Environment and Ecology (50% marks). Part II requires the candidate to write an essay on general topic involving description, or/and reflection or/and discussion. Language of Question Paper will be English.

http://hsee.iitm.ac.in

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) for Hospitality Programme

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) of the National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology, is for admission to the full time regular three year (Six Semester) B.Sc Degree Programme in Hospitality and Hotel Administration, offered jointly by the National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology and the Indira Gandhi National Open University.

JEE of 3 hours duration, will have a question paper with 200 objective type questions from Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude (30 questions), Reasoning and Logical Deduction (30), General Knowledge & Current Affairs (30), English Language (60) and Aptitude for Service Sector (50). For each correct answer, from Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude, Reasoning and Logical Deduction, General Knowledge & Current Affairs and English Language, one mark will be awarded while 0.25 marks will be deducted for wrong answers from these sections.

For questions from Aptitude for Service Sector, the marks will 0.25; 0.50; 0.75 or 1 with the most appropriate answer being awarded 1 mark. There is no negative mark for wrong answers, in this section. 

http://www.nchmct.org/

Common Admission Test (CAT) of Cochin University

Common Admission Test conducted by the Cochin University of Science and Technology, is for admission to the First Degree BTech Programmes in Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and Communication, Information Technology, Safety and Fire, Mechanical, Ship Technology, Marine, Polymer Science & Engineering, Instrumentation and 5 year Integrated M.Sc Photonics at Cochin University of Science and Technology.

The test will comprise of 250 objective type Multiple Choice Questions based on Plus Two syllabus. Of this, 125 questions will be from Mathematics and 125 questions will be from Physics and Chemistry with Physics to Chemistry ratio maintained at 3:2. The duration of the test will be three hours. Each correct answer will get 3 marks. One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. Candidates should score a minimum of ten marks in each subject to be eligible to figure in the rank list. This requirement of minimum marks, however, will not be applicable for candidates coming under SC/ST communities.

http://cusat.nic.in/

Common Admission Test (CAT), of CUSAT for Law

The Common Admission Test (CAT), is the Aptitude Test conducted by Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, for admission to the 5 year BBA/B Com.LL.B (Hons) course. The test comprises 150 objective type questions designed to test the proficiency in General English (50 questions) ability in reasoning and logical thinking (50 questions) proficiency in General Knowledge and Current affairs (25 questions) and in law related matters (25 questions). The maximum marks will be 450. The candidate will have option to select either of the five year courses on the basis of their ranks.

Website:  http://cusat.nic.in/

All India Pre Veterinary Test (AIPVT)

The All India Pre Veterinary Test (AIPVT), conducted by the Veterinary Council of India (VCI) is for admission to the 15% seats to be filled on Merit in each Government Veterinary College in India (except Jammu & Kashmir), to the 1st year B.V.Sc. & A.H course.

AIPVT will be of 3 hours duration and will have one paper consisting of 200 objective type (multiple choice and reason-assertion type) questions from Physics (60 questions), Chemistry (60 questions) and Biology (Botany and Zoology-80 questions). For each correct answer three marks will be awarded. One mark shall be deducted for each incorrect answer.

http://www.vci-india.in

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is for admission to the Under Graduate Programmes in Law at 14 National Universities of Law. The participating Universities are (i) National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU) (ii) National Academy of Legal Study & Research (NALSAR) University of Law, Hyderabad (iii) National Law Institute University, Bhopal (NLIU) (iv) The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata (WBNUJS) (v) National Law University, Jodhpur (NLUJ) (vi) Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur (HNLU) (vii) Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar (GNLU) (viii) Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow (RMLNLU) (ix) Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab (RGNUL) (x) Chanakya National Law University, Patna (CNLU) (xi) National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi (NUALS) (xii) National Law University, Odisha (NLUO) (xiii) National University of Study 6 Research in Law, Ranchi (NUSRL) and (xiv) National Law University & Judicial Academy, Assam (NLUJA).

CLAT for Under Graduate Courses will be of two hours duration and will have one paper carrying 200 marks. There will be 200 multiple choice questions of 1 mark each from English including Comprehension (40 Marks), General Knowledge/ Current Affairs (50 Marks), Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) (20 Marks), Legal Aptitude (50 Marks) and Logical Reasoning (40 Marks). Each wrong answer will result in loss of 0.25 marks.

Detailed syllabus of the examination is available at http://www.clat.ac.in/

Indian Statistical Institute Admission Test

The Admission Test conducted by the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkat, is for admission to various Programmes including  the 3-year B.Stat (Hons) and 3-year B.Math (Hons).

http://www.isical.ac.in/ 

BHU BAMS, B. Pharm. (Ayurveda) and BNYS admission Test

It is the All India Competitive Written Test for admission to BAMS, B. Pharm. (Ayurveda) and BNYS courses at BHU Varanasi. The examination will have a single question paper containing 200 objective type questions in English and Hindi with 50 questions each from Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology. One mark will be awarded for each correct answer. There is no negative marking for incorrect answer. The minimum qualifying marks to figure in the rank list will be 50% for General category, 45% for General PC category and 40% for OBC (Non-Creamy layer) /Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe candidates.

www.imsbhu.nic.in and www.bhu.ac.in

Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT)

Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani holds the ‘BITS Admission Test’, BITSAT, the Computer based Online Test, for admission to the Integrated First Degree programmes offered by the Institute at its Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad Campuses.

The candidate will have to answer the questions on the computer through the use of keyboard or mouse. The test will have objective type, multiple choice questions from four parts, with 40 questions each from Physics (Part I), Chemistry (Part II), English Proficiency (15 questions) and Logical Reasoning (10 questions) (Part III) and 45 questions from Mathematics (Part IV). Each question will be followed by four answers, only one being correct choice. Each correct answer will fetch 3 marks. For each incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted. There is no time limit for each part of the test.

Candidate can go back and change any of his/her answers among the 150 questions. If a candidate answers all the 150 questions, without skipping any question, he/she will have an option of attempting 12 extra questions, if there is still time left, with 4 questions each from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Once this option is chosen, the candidate cannot go back for correction of any of the earlier 150 questions answered. On completion of the test, the computer will announce the result giving total number of correct answers and wrong answers with the score. The candidate can check and print the score report at the BITS website after all the tests are completed.

http://www.bitsadmission.com/

Chennai Mathematical Institute admissions Test

Chennai Mathematical Institute, Chennai, conducts an entrance examination for admission to the BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Computer Science and BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Physics, offered at the Institute. For BSc admissions, those with exceptionally good performance in National Science Olympiads may be exempted from writing the entrance examination at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.

http://www.cmi.ac.in/admissions/

BHU B.Sc. Nursing Admission Test

Admission to the B.Sc Nursing Programme at the Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, is based on an Admission Test to be held at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.

The question paper of the written Entrance Test will have 100 'Multiple Choice Questions', with 25 questions each from Physics, Chemistry, Botany & Zoology and having maximum of 400 marks. Each correct answer will fetch 4 marks. There will be no negative marks for incorrect answers. The minimum percentage of marks to qualify in the written examination is 50% for General category and 40% for OBC (non-creamy layer)/SC/ST.

www.imsbhu.nic.in and www.bhu.ac.in

National Entrance Screening Test (NEST)

The National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) is for admission to the 5 year Integrated M.Sc. programme in basic sciences -Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics at the National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai - Department of Atomic Energy Center for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UN-DAE CBS), Mumbai, autonomous institutions established by Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India.

The Question paper of NEST will have five sections. The first section is compulsory for all candidates and will carry questions on General Science aimed at testing the candidates' awareness towards basic scientific facts. There is no specific syllabus for this section. It will test candidate's familiarity (not detailed understanding) with major historical milestones in Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science and Environmental Science.

There will be no negative marking in this general section for wrong answers. Sections from 2 to 5 will have questions from Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics. Candidates will have to answer any three of these four sections. Questions will be of objective (MCQ) type designed to test candidates' comprehension and analytic ability of the subject. In the subject sections, candidates will lose marks for incorrect answers. Some questions may have more than one correct answer. For such questions, marks will be awarded only if all correct answers are marked.

http://www.nestexam.in/.

All India Institute of Medical Sciences MBBS Entrance Test

All India Institute of Medical Sciences MBBS Entrance Test is for admission to the MBBS Programme at All India Institute of Medical Sciences and also at 6 new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences similar to AIIMS, New Delhi and located at Bhopal, Patna, Jodhpur, Rishikesh, Raipur and Bhubaneswar.

The Competitive Entrance Examination will have one paper consisting of 200 objective type (multiple choice and reason-assertion type) questions from Physics (60 questions), Chemistry (60), Biology (Botany and Zoology) (60) and General Knowledge (20). Each correct response will get a score of 1 mark. For every incorrect response, 1/3(one-third) mark will be deducted.

http://www.aiimsexams.org/

JIPMER MBBS Entrance Examination

Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Puducherry conducts an All India Entrance Examination for admission to the MBBS Course at Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Puducherry.
http://jipmer.edu.in/ 

NIH BHMS Admission Test

National Institute of Homoeopathy, Kolakata conducts an All India Admission Test for admission to the BHMS Course at the Institute.
www.nih.nic.in

IIIST admissions through JEE (Main) Rank

The admissions to the Undergraduate Programmes (B.Tech) , at the Indian Institute of Space Science Technology, Valiamala Thiruvananthapuram, is based on the All India Rank List (including category rank list) of the Joint Entrance Examination (Main). This rank list is prepared by giving 60% weightage to the score in the Joint Entrance Examination JEE (Main)-2013, and 40% weightage to the normalized score in Class 12 or other qualifying examination. Only those who qualify for JEE (Advanced) and score the prescribed marks are eligible for admissions.

http://www.iist.ac.in/admission/under-graduate

NATA for B Arch Admissions

The National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA), is the Aptitude Test conducted for those desirous of taking admission to the First year of Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) course in India.

The test is aimed at measuring the drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity and critical thinking ability that have been acquired over a long period of time and that are related to Architecture.

NATA is conducted in two parts. The first part is a paper based drawing test for two hours and the second, a computer based online aesthetic sensitivity test. In the Drawing Test, candidate has to attempt three questions. The drawing aptitude is judged on the ability to sketch a given object proportionately and rendering the same in visually appealing manner, Visualizing and drawing the effects of light on the object and shadows cast on surroundings, Sense of perspective drawing, Combining and composing given three dimensional elements to form a building or structural form, Creating interesting two dimensional composition using given shapes and forms, Creating visual harmony using colours in given composition, Understanding of scale and proportions, Drawing from memory through pencil sketch on themes from day to day experiences.

The Answer to each question in the 'drawing' paper will be examined by a panel of three examiners independently and the marks awarded will be averaged. It may be further subject to moderation. 
The Aesthetic Sensitivity Test is computer based where candidate has to answer 40 multiple choice questions. The aesthetic sensitivity test measures perception, imagination and observation, creativity and communication along with architectural awareness and comprises of  (i) Visualizing three dimensional objects from two dimensional drawings (ii) Visualizing different sides of three dimensional objects (iii) Identifying commonly used materials and objects based on their textural qualities (iv) Analytical reasoning (v) Mental Ability (vi) Imaginative comprehension and expression (vii) Architectural awareness.

Applicant should score 40% in NATA (80/200), to become eligible for admission to first year of 5-year B.Arch. Degree Course.

http://www.nata.in  

CIFNET Entrance

Central Institute of Fisheries, Nautical & Engineering Training (CIFNET) Kochi-682016 conducts an admission test for admission to the Bachelor of Fishery Science (Nautical Science) [B.F.Sc.(N.S.)] Programme offered by it.

The B.F.Sc.(N.S.) course offered by CIFNET is a 4-year (8 Semester) programme mainly concerned with study of fish capturing techniques, nautical science and operation of fishing vessels. This programme has an exhaustive curriculum designed to provide profound practical knowledge on various aspects of the fishing and nautical sciences. This Degree course is affiliated to Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi.

This 4-year programme will be producing a new generation of experts in the fishing field who will be able to take up any challenges in the operation of fishing vessels and related research & academic spheres with confidence. The candidate who have successfully passed this degree and the basic modular courses with required sea experience are exempted from all written papers and directly (without Post-Sea courses) appear for the Mate Fishing Vessel oral examination leading to the issuance of Certificate of competency as Mate of a fishing vessel and also eligible for CDC as per MS notice 10 of 2010 dated 07.07.2010 subject to obtain a sponsoring letter from DG Shipping approved sponsoring agency.

The Syllabus includes a detailed study of fishing, different types of fishing operation, construction of the fishing vessel, seamanship & navigation, study of engines and other machineries on board, maintenance of fishing vessels, oceanography & marine meteorology, Harvesting of fish, preservation of fish, post harvest technologies, economics of fishing among other related theories.

After the successful completion of the 4-year Degree programme the candidates will be able to choose their career opening in Central Fishery Institutions dealing with Research, Fishing Vessel operation, State Fishery Departments, Universities and other Private Establishments dealing with Vessel operation, Fish Processing etc.

There are 20 seats at present for the Programme. Of this, 15% and 7.5% of the seats are reserved for SC/ST students respectively. One seat each is reserved for Non-Resident Indian and Foreign National. Applicant should have passed 10 + 2 with 50% marks in Mathematics and 50% aggregate marks in other Science subjects and also secured a minimum of 50% marks in English either in 10th or 12th. In the case of SC/ST students, only a pass is required in the qualifying examination with the above subjects. Maximum age limit is 20 years as on 1st October of the year of admission.

In case the candidate wish to take up the career on sea/vessel he/she should pass the prescribed eye test conducted by Mercantile Marine Department before admission. As part of the selection process, a Common Entrance Test will be conducted by CIFNET at Kochi -16,

CIFNET Chennai and CIFNET Vizag.  All applicants (except students sponsored by NRI & Foreign Nationals) who wish to undergo this B.F.Sc.(N.S.) programme with CIFNET have to appear for the CET. The Test will be of objective type, with questions from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English language. For each correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded and for every wrong answer, 0.25 mark will be deducted.

www.cifnet.gov.in