All Important Information about Engineering Entrance Exams 2019

Engineering Exam Important Dates
The budding engineering aspirants are bracing themselves up for the entrance exams for the upcoming academic session 2019 – 2020. All the formalities regarding the application processes have been wrapped up. The exams cover the portions which the students have studied in their 11th, +2 and graduation courses.

The candidates who aim for admission in the top notch Engineering Institutes of the country need to crack these all India entrance exams with good scores. AICTE emphasis on books written by Indian authors whereas UGC emphasis on conceptual learning and development.

Here, we are trying to cover all the necessary information related to Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) (both Mains and Advanced), Graduate Aptitude Test Engineering (GATE) and IIT Joint Admission test for M.Sc., (IIT – JAM) of 2019.

The exam details are as follows:
JEE 2019
This exam is the most “sought after” competitive exam for admission to engineering colleges across the country. It is divided into two levels.

JEE Main 2019
Till 2018, this examination was being conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). From 2019 onwards, it will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). This exam is for securing admission in National Institutes of Technology (NIT’s), Indian Institutes of Information  Technology (IIIT’s) etc. The exam notification was published in October 2018 and the exam will be conducted from 6th January 2019 onwards. The paper 1 Exam will be held in Online Computer Based Test (CBT) mode from January 6th – January 20th 2019 in shifts. Paper 2 exam will be held in pen and paper mode on January 8th, 2019, only in one shift. The exam centres have been allotted to the registered candidates and admit cards will be published on December 17th, 2018.

JEE Advanced 2019
Students who quality in JEE mains are only eligible to appear in JEE Advanced exam, which is the key to secure seats in the premier Engineering  Institutes of the Country, Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT’s).

JEE Advanced 2019 will be held in CBT mode only on May 19, 2019. The Paper 1 will be in the morning session and Paper 2 in the afternoon session. IIT Roorkee is in charge of organising this exam in 2019.

GATE 2019
This exam is based on the understanding of the science and engineering courses taught in undergraduate level along with the analysis of the student’s English and aptitude skills. The scores are used for admission to PG courses like M.E, M.Tech and various Ph.D programmes in IIT’s. GATE 2019 is scheduled on Feb 2, 3, 9 and 10 across all the centres in the country and is going to be conducted by IIT Madras. The admit cards will be issued to all eligible students on Jan 4, 2019 on the official website of GATE 2019.

IIT JAM 2019
This exam is an entrance to pursue M.Sc courses, at IIT’s, IISc  Bangalore, IISER’s & NIT’s. This year IIT Kharagpur will conduct IIT JAM 2019 on February 10, 2019 in two sessions on the same day. The exam is in CBT mode and duration of the exam is 3 hours. The admit cards will be issued on the official website from January 4, 2019 onwards.

So, cracking the above entrance examinations with good scores will help the students across the country to secure Engineering and various Science course seats in the prestigious institutes of the country.

There is hardly time left, there should be no delaying further. Pull up your socks because the race is about to begin. Focus and study hard, work on time management and practise more questions for better performance on the D-day.

Many Engineering Hopefuls To Choose Computer Science

Computer science is the most favoured choice of engineering course aspirants at the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and National Institutes of Technology (NITs)
A quick glance at the opening and closing ranks of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Advanced) at the top IITs and NITs in the past few years shows that candidates do have a positive bias towards B.Tech computer science.
The opening and closing ranks (gender neutral) for computer science at IIT, Bombay, this academic year were 1 and 59; 3 and 100 at IIT, Delhi; 51 and 200 at IIT, Madras; 92 and 272 at IIT, Kharagpur; 103 and 213 at IIT, Kanpur; 278 and 416 at IIT, Roorkee; and 333 and 554 at IIT, Guwahati.
At the same time, the opening rank for JEE (Mains) for outside students at NITs in Surathkal and Tiruchirappalli was 278 and 338 and 3,382 for home students at the NIT, Calicut. (In all NITs 50% of the seats are allotted to students of the home State).
However, the opening and closing marks considered at the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, were 340 and 260 out of 360 in the JEE (Mains).

Better avenues

Why the top ranking students choose computer science over other disciplines have many factors, including the possibility of better placements. The average annual salary offered for computer science students at the NIT-C, ranked 50th in the engineering colleges category at the national level, was ₹12.5 lakh.
Three students were offered the highest salary of ₹40 lakh and three others ₹33 lakh, all by multinational companies.
T.K. Suresh Babu, head of the NIT-C Training and Placement Cell for 2017-18, said computer science provided challenging opportunities including app development.
Besides, the training period during the post-hiring period is less for computer science graduates when compared to the other engineering streams. Working with multinational companies and the prospects of going abroad also attract the students, he said.
Incidentally, the Analytics Special Interest Group set up by NASSCOM has predicated that there could be a shortage of around 2,00,000 data scientists in India in the next few years.

Employability factor

However, employability factor has also been the biggest issue for companies since data analysts are drawn from different fields, including mathematics, information science, and computer science.
Sanjay Sharma, an IITian and a faculty at a JEE coaching institute, says engineering aspirants choose computer science because of the good departments at the IITs, especially Bombay and Kharagpur. “But many candidates have wrong notions that computer science is an easy branch when compared to the other B.Tech. courses. Many have been compelled to go for extra tuition. Besides, students at IITs face a tough syllabus than their counterparts at the NIT,” he said.
Good Luck Aspirants !