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Engineering colleges-eligibility criteria, procedure for admission, and course benefit

The demand for engineers has increased over the last few years, not only in India but all over the world due to growth in the IT sector. For People who want to pursue their career in the Technical field there are courses like B.Tech or Bachelors in Technology; these are four-year undergraduate academic courses with a semester system of examination.

The Procedure for taking admission

An All India Common Entrance Examination named JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) is held where Aspirants seeking admission in top-level IITs and NITs are required to sit for test. JEE is mainly divided in two parts – JEE main and JEE-Advanced. The top 15,000 candidates who cleared JEE-Main will be allowed to attempt JEE-Advanced. There is the online process for application filling and sending it to the Institute. Another exam like State-level engineering entrance examinations called as CET (Common Entrance Test) is also conducted every year to give admission to professional engineering colleges within the state.

Criteria of Eligibility

Students want to sit, must have cleared the High School Examination, or alike with a minimum of 50% marks. They should have Mathematics and Physics as their subjects in Class XII. Subjects like Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science and Bio-technology should have been their optional subject. The minimum age to pertain for B.Tech is 18 years and the maximum age limit is 23 years i.e. on the date of the exam. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD have an upper age relaxation of 5 years to sit for JEE Mains.

Benefits of the Course

There are number of alternatives available after successful completion of B.Tech. People can get job in software industry with their skill, which is irrespective of the branch one has taken during their engineering. The campus placement of IITs and NITs is almost 90% in the top level multi-national companies every year.