Science undergrads, you guys must be having sleepless nights, thinking what all options you have after your Board exams? What are the Science entrance exams after XII that you should give and what is the best field for a bright future. All these dilemmas and brainstorming sessions are quiet obvious and necessary too.
Let me tell you, Science is a vast field and numerous career options are available. How be it, without a proper guidance it is difficult and almost next to impossible to choose a best suited career option for oneself. It is of high relevance for us to educate you about other ‘hot’ courses that can be taken up after class XII science. Therefore, this post is an informative tour on numerous entrance tests that offer amazing and alluring career prospects that every science student should prepare for.
Enlisted below are the Science entrance exams after XII that you can appear for:
- Pure Science, Research and mathematics
- Fashion & Design
- Humanity and social Science
Detailed information of various entrance exams under these main heads:
Science entrance exams after XII covered under engineering head:
JEE Main : National level entrance exam JEE Main, earlier known as AIEEE, is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) after class XII, for the admission of the students to Engineering programs at IITs, NITs, and centrally funded technical institutes like IIST. JEE Main is also the eligibility test for JEE Advanced. Know more about JEE exam eligibility criteria and exam pattern here.
JEE Advanced: Candidates who qualify the JEE Mains are admissible to take the test JEE Advanced that is conducted by the IITs. Admission to the qualifying students is granted in all undergraduate Engineering and other science programs offered at 23 IITs in India. There are two papers of 3 hours, each consisting of three separate sections on Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The question papers are bilingual i.e. both in English and Hindi language.
BITSAT: Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test is conducted for XII pass, who wish to take admissions in the engineering degree courses at BITS Pilani campuses, Goa and Hyderabad. Hope that you are aware of the BITSAT 2017 exam notification. BITSAT is computer based online entrance exam for admission to Engineering, Pharmacy, Information Systems and other courses. Notifications for BITSAT are released in the month of December every year and online tests are conducted in the month of May and June.
VITEEE: For admission of students to its various B Tech Degree programs, Vellore Institute of Technology conducts the Engineering Entrance Test (VITEEE). Online applications for VITEEE are available from December and the test is held in March.
Science entrance exams after XII covered under engineering Medical head:
NEET- UG – National Eligibility-cum- Entrance Exam for Under Graduate: This is an All India level single entrance- cum- eligibility test for admission of students in MBBS and BDS courses after class XII science. Hope that you are aware of NEET 2017 notification. NEET is conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education-CBSE that previously conducted All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT). Read, increase in number of MBBS seats through NEET.
Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) Entrance Exam: Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) Entrance exam is among the toughest entrance exams after XII. The duration of this program is four and a half years, which is followed by 1 year Medical internship. Read, Government & Private colleges in Maharashtra accept NEET scores for Health Science courses. After qualifying AFMC entrance exam, it is compulsory for the students to serve as commissioned officer in medical services of Defence forces for at least 7 years.
AIIMS MBBS entrance exam: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences MBBS is an All India Level entrance exam for admission to MBBS seats in AIIMS, New Delhi and to the other six new institutions of AIIMS. After Class XII, you can also appear for this entrance exam. Hope that you are aware of AIIMS MBBS 2017 exam notification.
JIPMER MBBS Entrance Test: This medical entrance exam is conducted for students after XII class by JIPMER- (Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research). It is held to offer admissions to science students to MBBS course in JIPMER institute. The total number of available seats is 150 and the duration of the course as per the academic calendar of JIPMER is 4 years and 6 months, which is followed by 1 year of compulsory rotatory internship.
AIPVT: The AIPVT- (All India Pre-Veterinary Test) is an entrance exam conducted for students after Class XII to get admission to five years Bachelors in Veterinary Science and AH courses in India. The exam is held to fill 15% of the total seats in Government Veterinary Colleges, except in the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
Other National Level Medical entrance exams for class XII Science students are Manipal MBBS, MGIMS-Wardha, AMU MBBS, BHU medical and many more.
Science entrance exams after XII covered under Defence and Marine head:
National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Exam: NDA and NA exam is an All India level entrance test for XII pass students who wish to join any defence force and serve the nation. After qualifying the entrance test for NDA and NA, the candidate can join Air Force, Navy or Army as per the passing percentage during the training period. Students who are from PCM background can also appear for Indian Army Technical Entry Scheme exam.
Indian Maritime University Common Entrance Test: XII pass students with science background, seeking to earn a Diploma degree in Nautical Science (DNS), can appear for an All India level entrance test of Indian maritime University. The selected candidates are offered a BSc. (Nautical Science) degree.
Science entrance exams after XII for Hotel Management:
NCHMCT JEE: The National council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology (NCHMCT), jointly regulates B.Sc Hospitality and Hotel Administration and other courses of study at 21 central IHM, 14 state government IHM and 15 private IHM affiliated with NCHMCT. For admission to courses offered at these institutes, the council conducts Joint Entrance Test (JEE).To know more about Hotel Management exam eligibility criteria and exam pattern click here.
Apart from the above mentioned Science entrance examinations after class XII, one can go for various other Entrance exams like NIFT – National Institute of Fashion Technology, NID- National Institute of Design, AIEED- All India Entrance Examination for Design (a 4 years UG program in design after class XII) under Fashion Designing and CLAT, LSAT and AILET under LAW.
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