WHY GIVE ENTRANCE EXAMS ?
Entrance Exams, as the name suggests are needed to seek entry or admission into Colleges with Professional Courses. By definition, professional courses are “Industry Ready” courses which enable the students to get a job readily in their respective field. In the Science Stream, entrance exams are needed for the following fields :
WHAT’S SO SPECIAL ABOUT THEM ?
Preparation for an entrance exam cannot be done in the same way as one prepares for their HSC, CBSE or ICSE Board Exams. The students find it difficult because there is a change of pattern in both learning the subject and giving the exam. Cracking these entrance exams requires ALL of the following :
- Application Oriented Thinking
- In-depth Knowledge of the Concept
- Speed along with Accuracy
- Lots of Practice
- Fast Calculations
- Systematic Study
These entrance exams require the students to be trained for at least 2 YEARS (11th & 12th).Below are the details of the exam pattern, subjects and syllabus of the Entrance Exams required for the fields of Engineering, Medical, Pharmacy and Architecture.
List of Entrance Exams
|MHT-CET||Engineering / Pharmacy||State Colleges||Medium||PCM/PCB||11th & 12th HSC Board (Maharashtra)||200||CLICK TO DOWNLOAD|
|NEET||Medical||State and National Level Colleges||Medium||PCB||11th & 12th CBSE Board||720||CLICK TO DOWNLOAD|
|JEE Mains||Engineering / Architecture||State and National Level Colleges + NITs||High||PCM||11th & 12th CBSE Board||360||CLICK TO DOWNLOAD|
|* JEE Advanced||Engineering||Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs)||Very High||PCM||11th & 12th CBSE Board + Extra||Variable||CLICK TO DOWNLOAD|
Entrance Exam Formats
|Exam||Physics||Chemistry||Maths||Biology||Total Marks||Duration||Negative Marks||Remarks|
|MHT-CET||50 Q – 50 marks||50 Q – 50 marks||50 Q – 100 marks||100 Q – 100 marks||200||3 hours||Absent||Physics & Chemistry is a combined paper of 90 mins and Maths is a separate paper of 90 mins.|
|NEET||45 Q – 180 marks||45 Q – 180 marks||–||90 Q – 360 marks||720||3 hours||-1 for Wrong Answer||One Single Paper of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology)|
|JEE Mains||30 Q – 90 marks||30 Q – 90 marks||30 Q – 90 marks||–||360||3 hours||-1 for Wrong Answer||One Single Paper of Physics, Chemistry and Maths|
|* JEE Advanced||variable||variable||variable||–||variable||6 hours||-1 / -2 for Wrong Answer||Two Papers – Paper 1 & 2 (PCM) of 3 hours each|