Single entrance exam for engineering and architecture courses from 2018-19

There could be a single NEET-like examination for entrance to engineering colleges from 2018-19. The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to lay down suitable rules for holding such an exam.

The AICTE, which oversees aspects related to technical education in the country, had discussed at a recent meeting a proposal for having a single entrance test for engineering colleges for undergraduate courses.

It is also thought that the prestigious IITs, for which a toughest entrance exam is conducted, may also be brought in under the range of the new examination.

The reason for this change is to bring in greater transparency, maintain high standards and also try to ensure that students are saved the burden of taking too many tests, the sources said.

Common Entrance Test for Engineering & Architecture from 2018

Common Entrance Test for Engineering & Architecture from 2018

 The ministry has invited suggestions and recommendations from states and Deemed Universities for the successfully conducting such an entrance exam.

It has also been decided that the single entrance test would be conducted multiple times every year and it will be designed in a way that the linguistic diversity of the country is taken into consideration, the sources said.

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