Top 10 entrance/competitive exam in India

Entrance or Competitive exams are intended to evaluate an aspirant’s mental stability,  technical skills, aptitude and other aspects. The initial benefits of preparing for these competitive and entrance exams is to help students to assert their knowledge in the specific field. The preparation for these examinations allows students to identify their strengths and weaknesses with regards to their professional skills. Students should be prepared enough in academics as well as in communication skills with enough efficiency to appear for these country level examinations.

Thousands of exams are conducted in India every year; most of them are easy to crack but in this article we will discuss the top 10 toughest exams in India. These exams are organized either online or orally, or via pen-and-paper.

  1. UPSC Civil Service Entrance Examinations (IAS)

This is one of the toughest examinations in India. Aspirants are required to cover immense syllabus. Indian History, Indian Geography, and Laws on Human Rights are considered to be important subjects. Almost 8-10 lakh students appear for this examination every year.

The exam is conducted in three levels:

  • Level 1: The Preliminary Exam.

  • Level 2: The Main Exam.

  • Level 3: Personality Test or Interview.

 

  1. IIT JEE Entrance Examinations

It is the second toughest examination in India. IIT-JEE is an engineering entrance exam which allows aspirants to  gain admission into the top engineering institutes in India like IIT, NIT, IIIT, etc. There are two core level examination which a aspirant have to clear :

  • JEE Main

  • JEE Advanced

In order to appear for JEE advance , aspirants have to clear JEE Mains to get enrolled for JEE Advanced Examination.

  1. GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)

Purpose for this examination is that a student should get admitted into  Masters and Doctoral courses in Engineering, Technology, Architecture, and Science. This test is also accepted by  PSUs (Public Sector Undertakings). No age limit to apply for this examination. To enroll for this examination aspirant should meet with at least one common thing among them from the below criteria.

  • Secure at least a Bachelor’s degree in the related engineering/science stream.

  • Secure at least a Master’s degree from any branch of mathematics, science, statistics, or computer applications.

  • Be in your final year of either a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree programme.

 

  1. CAT (Common Entrance Test)

To get admissions to premium management and business schools in India , aspirants have to appear for this CAT (entry-level exam). CAT exam scores are accepted by IIMs and other similar universities and institutes offering courses on MBA. Following are the criteria which a aspirant should follow:

  • Secure at least a Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% (45% for other categories) or above CGPA.

  • Secure the degree from a university recognised either by the MHRD or by the UGC Act, 1956.

 

  1. NDA (National Defence Academy)

This examination is held for the aspirants who want to apply for the post of  Army, Air Force, and/or Navy. Aspirants who are selected are picked based on written examination, psychological aptitude test, intelligence test, personality test, and finally, an interview

  1. National Institute of Design Entrance Examination

The National Institute of Design Entrance Examination (AKA the NID Design Aptitude Test) is a design aptitude test conducted by the NID Admission Committee.

  1. NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test)

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is an exam conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) right until 2018, when the board was switched to the National Testing Agency (NTA) in 2019.

  1. UGC- NET (University Grants Commission- National Eligibility Test)

The University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET 2021) is a national-level exam conducted to select Assistant Professors and Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) candidates in Indian universities and colleges.

  1. CLAT (Common Law Admission Test)

 CLAT exams in India are conducted to find out aspirants who have appeared for the exam are eligible enough to get admissions into NLU or other Institutes. CLAT exams are accepted by 16 National Law Universities in India.

  1. Chartered Accountant Exam

The CA Foundation Exam is conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). The ICAI conducts three levels of CA exams:

  • CA Foundation

  • CA Intermediate

  • CA Final

×

Download success!

Thanks for downloading the guide. For similar guides, free study material, quizzes, videos and job alerts you can download the Adda247 app from play store.

Thank You, Your details have been submitted we will get back to you.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Join India largest learning distination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizes
  • Subject-Wise Quizes
  • Current Affairs
  • previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Login

OR

Forgot Password?

Join India largest learning distination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizes
  • Subject-Wise Quizes
  • Current Affairs
  • previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Sign Up

OR
Join India largest learning distination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizes
  • Subject-Wise Quizes
  • Current Affairs
  • previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Forgot Password

Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you an OTP to verify it's you.


Join India largest learning distination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizes
  • Subject-Wise Quizes
  • Current Affairs
  • previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Enter OTP

Please enter the OTP sent to
/6


Did not recive OTP?

Resend in 60s

Join India largest learning distination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizes
  • Subject-Wise Quizes
  • Current Affairs
  • previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Change Password



Join India largest learning distination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizes
  • Subject-Wise Quizes
  • Current Affairs
  • previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Almost there

Please enter your phone no. to proceed
+91

Join India largest learning distination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizes
  • Subject-Wise Quizes
  • Current Affairs
  • previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Enter OTP

Please enter the OTP sent to Edit Number


Did not recive OTP?

Resend 60

By skipping this step you will not recieve any free content avalaible on adda247, also you will miss onto notification and job alerts

Are you sure you want to skip this step?

By skipping this step you will not recieve any free content avalaible on adda247, also you will miss onto notification and job alerts

Are you sure you want to skip this step?