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ENTRANCES 2011 AT A GLANCE


It is another season of Entrance Examinations as far as those completing the Plus Two course are concerned. It is the culmination of a process for which candidates have been preparing for two or more years. The major Entrance Examinations in the country are the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) attended by almost 10 lakh students and the All India Pre- Medical/Pre- Dental Entrance Examination (AIPMT) attended by about 1.5 laks students. There are Entrances conducted by the State Governments, by Institutions like the IITs, AIIMS, by Central Universities as well as Deemed Universities. The number of Entrance Examinations has gone to such an extent that more than one entrance are scheduled for a single day in some cases.

Here the information related to the major Entrance Examination conducted in the country during April, May and June are compiled in the order in which it is scheduled. Some of the Entrances expected during this period for which the Notifications have not come yet are also included in the list. Candidates are requested to look at this only for guidance. The Examination pattern whereever not mentioned can be different from that of the previous years. The State level Entrance Examinations except that of Kerala have not been included in this list.

Candidates must visit the websites specified for the latest information related to the specified examinations.   

NIFT UG Entrance on 20th February, 2011 (Sunday): National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) under the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, will hold the written Entrance Examination for admission to various Under Graduate Programmes offered at Bengaluru, Kolkata, Bhopal, Mumbai , Chennai,  New Delhi, Gandhinagar, Patna, Hyderabad, RaeBareli, Kangra, Shillong and Kannur centres, on 20th February, 2011. The Programmes include B.Des in Accessory Design), Fashion Communication, Fashion Design, Knitwear Design, Leather Design and Textile Design & B.F.Tech (Apparel Production). The Admission Test for B.Des (Fashion Design/Leather Design/Accessory Design/Textile Design/Knitwear Design/Fashion Communication) will have a General Ability Test (GAT) and Creative Ability Test (CAT). The Admission Test for B.FTech, (Apparel Production) includes General Ability Test (GAT) and Managerial Ability Test (MAT). Last date for submission of Application was 10th January, 2011.
http://www.nift.ac.in/


MU-OET 2011 from April 1, 2011: The Manipal University Online Entrance Test 2011 (MU-OET 2011), a computer based online entrance test for admission to the Under Graduate Medical/ Engineering/ Pharmacy Courses at Manipal University will be held between 1.4.2011 and 22.5.2011. Ernakulam is the lone centre in Kerala. Candidates can select the Test Centre and Test Schedule of their choice through the Online Test Booking System. For MBBS, BDS, BPharm & PharmD (Group I), the test will be of two and a half hours duration and will consist of 240 multiple choice objective type questions with approximately 60 questions from Physics, 60 from Chemistry, 80 from Biology and 40 from English & General Aptitude.

For BE, BPharm & PharmD (Group II), the test will be of two and a half hours duration consisting of 240 multiple choice objective type questions with approximately 60 questions from Physics, 60 questions from Chemistry, 80 questions from Mathematics and 40 questions from English & General Aptitude.

Those desirous of applying for BPharm/PharmD courses can opt for the course under Group I or Group II or both. Those Candidates interested in writing the Entrance Test with Biology should opt for Group I (MBBS, BDS, BPharm & PharmD)  and those interested in writing the Entrance Test with Mathematics as a subject should opt for Group II (BE/BPharm/PharmD). Those applying under both Groups, I (MBBS/BDS/BPharm/PharmD) and Group II (BE/BPharm/PharmD), must submit 2 separate application forms.

Candidates must have basic familiarity with use of keyboard and mouse operations to take the test. The candidate sits in front of the computer and the questions are presented on the monitor. The questions appearing on the screen will be in English. All questions will be of the Multiple Choice Question (MCQ type), each consisting of a stem which may be in the form of a question or an incomplete statement and four responses labeled A, B, C and D. The candidate has to select the most appropriate answer by clicking on the button next to the answer. Candidates can navigate freely through the questions. Each question carries one mark. Each correct answer will be awarded one mark. There is no negative mark for wrong answers. The final score will be displayed on the test screen immediately after the completion of the test. All rough work should be done on the paper/s supplied in the Test Centre.

The last date for receipt of the completed application at Manipal University with necessary documents along with the DD/Challan for the applicable amount drawn on ‘Manipal University’ payable at Manipal or Udupi, for 2011 admissions is 15.03.2011.
For details, visit
www.manipal.edu

AIPMT Preliminary on April 3, 2011(Sunday): The first stage of the All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance Examination, 2011 for admission to the 15% All India Quota seats for MBBS/BDS courses 2011, in the Medical/Dental Colleges of India, the Preliminary Examination, will be held from 10 am to 1 pm on April 3, 2011 (Sunday).

It would consist of one paper of 3 hours duration containing 200 objective type questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology). Each question will be followed by four options with single correct answer which is to be marked on the specially designed machine-gradable sheet using Ball Point Pen only. For each correct response the candidate will get 4 marks will be awarded. For each incorrect response one mark will be deducted from the total score. Examination Centres for the Preliminary include Trivandrum and Cochin.

Last date for receipt of filled forms with late fee, at CBSE for AIPMT 2011 was 24.1.2011.
Website:
http://aipmt.nic.in/

CUSAT CAT on April 2, 2011 (Saturday): The Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi  for all B.Tech Programmes and the 5 year Integrated M.Sc Photonics, will be held from 9.30 am to 12.45 pm on 2nd April 2011 (Saturday). Test in Mathematics will be held from 9.30 am to 11 am and that for Physics and Chemistry form 11.15 am to 12.45 pm. Each correct answer will get 3 marks. One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. Last date for receipt of applications (confirmation page) along with other documents at CUSAT is 10th February, 2011.
Website:
http://cusat.nic.in/

CAT for 5 year BB.A LLB (Hons) on April 2, 2011 (Saturday):  The Common Admission Test (CAT), the Aptitude Test conducted by Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, for admission to the 5 year BBA. LLB (Hons) course will be held from 2 pm to 4 pm on 2nd April, 2011 (Saturday). Last date for receipt of applications (confirmation page) along with other documents at CUSAT is 10th February, 2011.
Website: 
http://cusat.nic.in/


AEEE on April 3, 2011 (Sunday): The Avinashilingam University for Women, Avinashilingam Nagar, Varapalayam, Thadagam Post, Coimbatore-641043 will conduct the  Avinashilingam Engineering Entrance Examination (AEEE) 2011 on 3rd April, 2011 (Sunday) for admission to the various BE Programmes offered by it which includes BE in Computer Science and Engineering, Information Technology, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Biomedical Instrumentation Engineering, Food Processing & Preservation Technology, Printing Technology and Civil Engineering.

Last date for receipt of application is 28-03-2011.
Website:
http://www.auengg.com/main.asp

JEE on 10th April, 2011 (Sunday): The Joint Entrance Examination 2011 (JEE 2011) for admission to the Under Graduate Programmes at the Indian Institute of Technology at Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Mandi, Mumbai, Patna, Ropar and Roorkee and at Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University (IT-BHU) Varanasi and Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad, will be held on 10th April, 2011 (Sunday), at over 130 Centres across India and at Dubai in UAE.

These institutions offer courses leading to Bachelor’s Degree in a number of Engineering, Technological and Scientific disciplines, M.Sc. Integrated courses in Pure and Applied Sciences and M.Tech Integrated courses in a few disciplines. Some IITs offer Dual-Degree M.Tech. programmes, wherein both B.Tech and M.Tech Degrees are awarded.

There will be two Papers for the Examination each of three hours duration. Paper 1 will be held from 9 am to 12 noon and Paper 2 will be held from 2 pm to 5 pm. Both the question papers will have 3 separate sections on Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. Questions will be of the objective type, designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates. Answers are to be recorded on a separate, specially designed, machine-gradable Optical Response Sheet (ORS) by darkening the bubble(s) against correct answer(s) using hard black (HB) pencils only. In some sections, incorrect answers may be awarded negative marks.

Examination centres in Kerala include Kochi, Kozhikode, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram and Trissoor. The detailed syllabi and Question Papers of the last four years is available at the website. Last date of receipt completed JEE application form for 2011 admissions was December 20, 2010.
Website:
http://jee.iitm.ac.in/

ISAT on April, 16, 2011 (Saturday): The IIST Admission Test 2011 (ISAT 2011) for admissions to the Undergraduate Programmes (B.Tech) at Indian Institute of Space Science Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, will be held from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm on 16th April, 2011 (Saturday). Calicut and Thiruvananthapuram are the Test centres in Kerala

ISAT question paper will consists of only objective type questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The candidate is expected to choose the correct answer option and record his/her response by darkening the appropriate bubble using hard black (HB) pencils only. Correct answers will be awarded three marks each. Every incorrect answer will be awarded one negative mark. Last date for online submission of application was 31st December 2010.
http://www.iist.ac.in/isat2011/

VITEEE on April 16th, 2011 (Saturday): The VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEE) for admission to the B Tech Programmes of Vellore Institute of Technology Campuses at Vellore and Chennai will be held from 2.30 am to 5 p.m on 16th April 2011 (Saturday). Test Centres include Kochi, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur.

VITEEE will have one question paper having 4 parts with Physics in Part I, Chemistry in Part II, Mathematics in Part III and Biology in Part IV, with 40 objective type questions from each part, each question carrying one mark. Each question is followed by 4 alternative answers. The candidate will have to choose the correct answer and shade against the appropriate choice in the OMR response sheet provided, as per the instructions. There is no negative mark for wrong answers. Questions will be mostly from the State Board of Higher Secondary Education and the CBSE syllabus only. The syllabus for the Entrance Examination is given in APPENDIX-V of the Information Brochure. Sample Questions are also given in Appendix VI of the Information Brochure.
A candidate has to attempt any three parts only. If any candidate attempts all the four parts, only the first three parts will be valued. The answered Part IV will not be considered for valuation.

Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics candidates have to attempt Parts I, II & III while Physics, Chemistry and Biology candidates, Parts I, II & IV. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology candidates can attempt either Parts I, II, III or Parts I, II, IV as per their choice. Those attempting Parts I, II & III are eligible for all the 13 programmes offered. Those attempting Parts I, II & IV are eligible for Bioinformatics, Bio-Medical Engineering and Biotechnology programmes only. Application Forms will be issued till 26th February, 2011. Filled application should reach the VIT office in the self-addressed envelope provided, filling the Test City Code and ticking the checklist on the envelope, by Registered/Speed Post, positively by February 28, 2011.
Website:
http://www.vit.ac.in/


JEE for Hospitality & Hotel Administration Programme on 16th April 2011 (Saturday): The Joint Entrance Examination 2011 (JEE-2011) conducted by the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, for admission to the 3-Year B.Sc. Hospitality & Hotel Administration Program at Institutes of Hotel Management (IHMs) Affiliated to it, will be held from 10 am to 1 pm on 16th April 2011 (Saturday) at different centres including Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram.   

JEE 2011 will have one question paper with 200 objective type questions from Numerical Ability and Scientific Aptitude (30 questions), Reasoning and Logical Deduction (30), General Knowledge & Current Affairs (30), English Language (80), Aptitude for Service Sector (30). Each correct answer will get one mark. Half a mark will be deducted for each wrong answer marked. There is no negative marking for Aptitude for Service Sector. This section will have questions for 0.25; 0.50; 0.75 and 1.00 marks. The last date for receipt of completed application with necessary documents, at JEE Cell, NCHMCT, is 28th February 2011.
Website:
http://www.nchmct.org/

AIEEA-UG-2011 on 16.4.2011 (Saturday): The 16th All India Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA-UG-2011) for admission to the 15% seats (tentative) in Bachelor Degree Programmes and for the award of National Talent Scholarships in Agriculture & Allied Science Subjects (other than Veterinary Science) in Agricultural Universities and 100% seats in Dairy Technology at NDRI Karnal, for Academic Session 2011–12, conducted by the Indian Council of  Agricultural Research (ICAR) will be held from 10 am to 12.30 pm on 16.4.2011 (Saturday). The only centre in Kerala is Cochin.

The Programmes available for admission through AIEEA-UG-2011 include the Bachelor Degree programmes of 4 years duration in (i) Agriculture (ii) Horticulture (iii) Forestry (iv) Fisheries (v) Home Science (vi) Sericulture (vii) Agricultural Engineering (viii) Dairy Technology (ix) Food Science (x) Agricultural Marketing, Banking & Cooperation and (xi) Biotechnology.

National Talent Scholarships (NTS) are awarded based on the AIEEA-UG examination to all those candidates who take admission outside their state of domicile. Further, not more than 40% candidates from any one state are admitted in any Agricultural University/subject.

The Entrance Examination will be conducted in two subject streams with Stream-A comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Agriculture/Biology and Stream-B comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Questions for Physics and Chemistry will be common for both streams. Paper for ‘Stream–A’ will carry questions on Biology and Agriculture out of which the candidate has to attempt/opt/choose only one subject, either Biology or Agriculture. ‘Stream–B’ paper will have questions from Mathematics. Candidate has to exercise option for one Stream at the time of submitting the application. The maximum marks for the paper is 720. Each correctly answered question will earn four marks. For each incorrect answer one mark will be deducted from the total score. The last date of receipt of filled application forms in Examination Cell, Education Division, ICAR, KAB-II, Pusa, New Delhi-110 012 is 15th February 2011. For candidates located in remote areas, the last date is 22nd February 2011.
Website:
http://www.icar.org.in

AEEE on April 17, 2011 (Sunday): Amrita Visha Vidyapeetham will hold the Amrita Entrance Examination-Engineering (AEEE) for admission to the 4 year B.Tech Degree programmes offered in the 3 campuses of Amrita Viswa Vidyapeeth, at Amritapuri (Kollam), Bengaluru and Ettimadai (Coimbatore) from 10 am to 1 pm on 17th April, 2011 (Sunday). The centres in Kerala include Alappuzha, Amritapuri, Ernakulam, Kalpetta, Kannur, Kasaragod, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Thodhupuzha. AEEE will have a single question paper containing 120 objective type questions in the form of a Question Booklet in English, with 60 questions from Mathematics and 30 each from Physics and Chemistry. Each question will be followed by four answers of which only one is correct / most appropriate. Candidates will have to select the correct or most appropriate answer, and shade the corresponding bubble in the OMR Answer Sheet supplied, using HB pencil or blue / black ball point pen. Each question correctly answered will fetch three marks. One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. Last date for receiving completed Applications is 25.03.2011.

Website: http://www.amrita.edu/admissions/admissions.php

MGIMS Wardha Medical Entrance on 17th April 2011 (Sunday): Entrance Examination for admission to the MBBS course at Kasturba Health Society, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, P.O.Sevagram, Wardha,  Maharashtra-442102, for the academic year 2011-12 will be held on 17th April 2011 at Nagpur, Delhi, Hyderabad Mumbai, Varanasi & Guwahati.

The Entrance Examination will have two papers. Paper I, to be held from 9 am to 12 noon on 17.4.2011, will have a common question paper in Physics, Chemistry and Biology, consisting of 180 multiple choice, single response type questions, with 60 questions from each subject. Candidates will have to attempt all the 180 questions in the common answer sheet. Each question will have four answers. Candidate will have to shade the circle corresponding to the correct answer from among the four circles given. Each correct answer will fetch one mark. There will not be any negative marking for wrong answers.

Paper II, to be held from 2 pm to 5 pm on 17.4.2011, will be on ‘Gandhian Thought’ and will carry 60 marks. Questions will be of the essay type or/and short answer question type. The paper can be answered in English or Hindi in one 32 page answer sheet to be provided. No additional supplementary sheets will be provided.

Merit will be determined by the aggregate marks obtained in the two papers. Candidates have to score 40 % marks (24 marks) in Paper II to be eligible to be considered in merit. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/VJ/NT/OBC Including SBC have to score a minimum of 40% marks (72 marks), those belonging to Physically handicapped, 45% (81 marks) and all others, 50% marks (90 marks) in Paper I (Physics, Chemistry and Biology together) of the Entrance Examination to be eligible to be considered in merit.

The last date of receipt of filled up application with necessary documents  directly or by Registered/Speed Post, by the Office of the Dean, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, P.O.Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra-442102, with Entrance Examination fee of Rs.1500/-, is 28th February 2011 and with an additional late fee of Rs.100/- is 15th March, 2011.
Website:
www.mgims.ac.in

Kerala Engineering Entrance on 18th and 19th April, 2011: The Engineering Entrance Examinationconducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Exam inations Kerala, for preparation of rank list for Engineering admission in Kerala will be held from 10 am to 12.30 noon (IST) on 18th and 19th April, 2011 with Paper-I (Physics & Chemistry) on 18.04.2011 (Monday) and Paper-II (Mathematics), on 19.04.2011 (Tuesday). The Entrance examination will be objective type with Multiple Choice Questions and based on single response. Against each question, five suggested answers would be given, from which the candidate will have to select and mark the alphabet (A,B,C,D or E) corresponding to the ‘most appropriate response’ in the OMR Answer Sheet.

Each Paper will have 120 questions to be answered in 150 minutes. Paper I will have 72 questions from Physics and 48 from Chemistry. Paper II will have 120 questions from Mathematics. For each correct response the candidates will be awarded 4 marks, and for each incorrect response, one mark will be deducted from the total score. A candidate has to score a minimum of 10 marks in each of Paper I and Paper II to be eligible to be considered for ranking. For SC/ST applicants, there is no minimum mark stipulated to qualify in the Entrance Examinations.

Filled in Application Form along with the OMR Data Sheet and other relevant documents, should reach the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, latest by 5 p.m. on 14.2.2011 (Monday).
Web site:
www.cee-kerala.org

Kerala Medical Entrance on 20th April, 2011: The Medical Entrance Examination (For admission to Medical, Agriculture and Veterinary courses) conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations Kerala, will be held on 20th April, 2011. Paper-I, Chemistry & Physics will be held from 10 am to 12.30 noon (IST) on 20.04.2011 (Wednesday) and Paper-II: Biology will be held from 2 pm to 4.30 pm on 20.04.2011 (Wednesday) itself.

The Entrance examination will be objective type with Multiple Choice Questions and based on single response. Against each question, five suggested answers would be given, from which the candidate will have to select and mark the alphabet (A,B,C,D or E) corresponding to the ‘most appropriate response’ in the OMR Answer Sheet.

Each Paper will have 120 questions to be answered in 150 minutes. Paper I will have 72 questions from Chemistry and 48 from Physics. Paper II will have 120 questions from Biology. For each correct response the candidates will be awarded 4 marks, and for each incorrect response, one mark will be deducted from the total score. A candidate has to score a minimum of 10 marks in each of Paper I and Paper II to be eligible to be considered for ranking. For SC/ST applicants, there is no minimum mark stipulated to qualify in the Entrance Examinations. For admission to MBBS/BDS courses, only those who score a minimum of 50% marks in the entrance examination will be considered. SC/ST candidates and SEBC candidates (subject to income criterion), need only 40% marks in the entrance examination to be considered for MBBS/BDS admissions. Candidates with Locomotory disability of lower limbs between 40% and 70%, should score 45% marks in the Medical Entrance Examination to be considered for MBBS course.

Filled in Application Form along with the OMR Data Sheet and other relevant documents, should reach the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, latest by 5 p.m. on 14.2.2011 (Monday).
Website:
www.cee-kerala.org 
 

AIEEE on 1st May, 2011 (Sunday): The Tenth All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) for admission to the BE/B.Tech & B.Arch/B.Planning courses in various institutions, including the National Institutes of Technology, IIITs, Deemed Universities, Technical Institutions and other Govt. funded Institutions will be held on 1st May, 2011. Ernakulam, Kozhikode and Trivandrum are Examination Centres in Kerala.

AIEEE will consist of 2 papers. Paper 1 - Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics to be held from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm on 1.5.2011, will have objective type questions with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics. Paper 2 to be held from 2 pm to 5 pm on 1.5.2011, will consist of Mathematics in Part I with objective type questions, Aptitude Test in Part II with objective type questions and Drawing Test under Part III having questions to test Drawing Aptitude. Those who wish to be considered for B.E/B.Tech courses only will have to appear for Paper 1 only while those desirous of joining B. Arch/ B.Planning only, will have to appear for Paper 2. Those desirous of being considered for B.E/B.Tech as well as B. Arch/B.Planning should appear for both the papers. Objective type questions will have four options having single correct answer. For each incorrect response, one fourth (1/4) of the total marks allotted to the question would be deducted.

Examination will also be held online for a maximum of 5000 candidates in a city for BE/B.tech only, on first-come-first-serve basis. Trivandrum is the only centre in Kerala for this. The pattern of question paper & time duration of online examination and offline examination would remain the same. Last date for submitting applications for AIEEE 2011 was 20.01.2011.
Website:
http://aieee.nic.in/


AFMC MBBS Entrance on May 1st (Sunday): The competitive written examination for admission to the MBBS course at Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune, will be held on 1st May, 2011. Cochin and Thiruvananthapuram are also centres for the Examination in Kerala.

The written examination will be of 2 hours duration having one paper comprising of 200 objective type of questions from Biology (Zoology and Botany) (50 marks), Chemistry (50 marks), Physics (50 marks), Intelligence, Logic and Reasoning (25 marks) and English Language & Comprehension (25 marks). Each correct answer will fetch one mark while for each wrong answer 0.25 marks will be deducted.

Applications should reach the Officer in Charge Admissions, Dean Office, AFMC, Pune-411 040 under registered AD /Speed Post, by 5 pm on 7th February, 2011.

Candidates admitted to AFMC for MBBS course have compulsory liability to serve as Commissioned Officers in the Armed Forces Medical Services. The offer of the type of commission will depend upon the vacancies available and shall be determined on merit-cum-option at the final MBBS examination. The liability of the SSC officers passing out of AFMC to serve the Armed Forces Medical Services would be seven years.
Website:
www.afmc.nic.in  


IPU CET for MBBS Stage I on May 7, 2011 (Saturday): Stage I of the Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted by the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, for admission to the MBBS Course at Vardhaman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital (140 seats available of which 109 seats will be filled based on this CET of which 72 seats are earmarked for children from Delhi Region and 37 seats would be filled on All India basis) and Army College of Medical Sciences (100 seats to be filled by the wards/children of ‘eligible’ Army personnel) for the session 2011-12, will be held from 2 pm to 5 pm on 7.5.2011 (Saturday). In 2010, the test centres included Bangalore, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Delhi, Jaipur, Jallandhar, Kolkata, Lucknow, Nagpur and Noida. CET usually has question paper in English medium with 200 objective type multiple choice questions, 50 each from Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology. Each correct answer will be awarded 3 marks while 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer. Those qualifying in Stage I will have the eligibility to appear for the Stage II examination.
Website:
http://ipu.ac.in/

HSEE-2011 on 8th May, 2011 (Sunday): The Humanities and Social Sciences Examination 2011 (HSEE 2011) for admission to the Five year Integrated Master’s Programme, leading to Master of Arts (M.A.) Degree in Development Studies and English Studies, for 2011-12, at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, will be held between 10 am and 1 pm 8th May, 2011 (Sunday), at various centres including Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram.

The HSEE-2011 will be of three hours duration having two parts. Part I will be objective type multiple choice question paper for 2½ hours administered through computers.  It covers (i) English and Comprehension Skill (25% weightage) (ii) Analytical and Quantitative Ability (25% weightage) (iii) General Knowledge (50% weightage) covering the areas of Indian Economics (since Independence), Indian Society, Contemporary World Affairs (post-World War II) and (iv) Environment and Ecology. Part II is an examination on Essay writing for ½ an hour, which is to be written on regular answer paper to be distributed to the candidates at the end of Part I. Part II asks for writing an essay on some general topic like current affairs and general knowledge.
Last date for Online Application was January 19, 2011.
Website:
http://hsee.iitm.ac.in/

PMT Screening of BHU on May 8, 2011 (Sunday): The PMT-2011 Screening Test of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, to screen candidates for eligibility to appear in PMT-2011 Main for admission to the MBBS course at Institute of Medical Sciences and for admission to BDS/BAMS/B.Pharm courses at Institute of Medical Sciences/ Institute of Technology, will be held from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm on 8th May, 2011 (Sunday) at Varanasi, Kolkata, Delhi and Hyderabad. The Test will have a single paper containing 200 objective type questions with 50 multiple choice, objective type questions each from Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology, carrying a total of 400 marks. Each correct answer will be given 2 marks. One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. Minimum qualifying mark is 50% for General, 45% for General PC and 40% for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)/SC/ST and their respective PC candidates.
http://bhu.ac.in/admission/admin_index.htm

ISI admission test on May 8, 2011: The Admission Test conducted by the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkat, for admission to various Programmes for 2011-12 will be held on 8th May, 2011 (Sunday) at centres in India and abroad. The courses being offered at Kolkata and various centres of the Institute include the 3-year B.Stat (Hons) and 3-year B.Math (Hons) for which Plus Two students are eligible. Those selected get Stipend for the course. Last date for applying is 25th March, 2011. For details and Old Question papers, visit the Admission link at http://www.isical.ac.in/ 

BITSAT from 11th May, 2011: Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Admission Test (AT), 2011 (BITSAT-2011),  a  Computer Based Online Test for Admission to Integrated First Degree programmes of BITS, Pilani, at Pilani Campus, Goa Campus, and Hyderabad Campus for 2011-12 will be held from 11th May, 2011 to 10th June 2011.  Trivandrum is also an examination centre for BITSAT.

BITSAT, offered over a period of time permits the candidate to choose the Center, the day and time of his/her convenience to take the test. When taking the test, the candidate sits in front of a computer which presents the questions on the computer monitor. The candidate has to answer the questions using the computer itself, using Keyboard or Mouse. Each computer is connected to a server, which prepares the question set and delivers it to the candidate on the computer.

BITSAT-2011 will be of 3 hour duration, without any break. The test will have 150 questions in four parts namely Physics (Part I-40 questions), Chemistry (Part II-40 questions), English Proficiency (15 questions) and Logical Reasoning (10 Questions)(Part III) and Mathematics (Part IV-45 questions). All questions will be objective type (multiple choice questions). Each question will have four answers of which only one will be correct. Each correct answer will fetch 3 marks, while each incorrect answer will result in a loss of mark (-1 mark). Computer will not allow the candidate to choose more than one option as correct answer. Candidates can skip a question. There is no time limit for individual parts of the test. Candidate can go back and change any of his/her answers among the 150 questions. If there is time left, after a candidate answers all the 150 questions, without skipping any question, the candidate will have an option of attempting 12 extra questions, four each from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. However, once the candidate opts for extra questions, he/she cannot go back for correction of any of the 150 questions answered earlier.

Students can register their names for BITSAT-2011 by applying in the prescribed application form online at http://www.bitsadmission.com. After filling the application form online, applicant should take a print out of the filled form. The completed application form along with the prescribed fees should reach ‘Admissions Officer, BITS, Pilani-333 031’, by 5 pm on 31st January 2011. Candidates can reserve Test dates between 18th February and 10th March 2011.

In addition to applying and appearing for BITSAT-2011, candidates who are interested in admission, have to apply for admission to BITS giving details of their 12th marks and preferences to different Degree Programmes offered. The prescribed application form for admission, the detailed application procedure and the final list of Degree programmes offered will be available at the BITS website, by 20th May 2011. The completed form for admission, with the required application fee has to reach ‘The Admissions Officer, BITS Pilani, Rajasthan-333 031 by Registered/Speed Post or should be personally submitted latest by 5 pm on 30th June 2011.

First rank students of all the Central and State Boards in India for the year 2011 will be given direct admission to the Program of their choice, irrespective of their BITSAT-2011 score as per the eligibility criteria mentioned. Further details about this scheme will be available at BITS website by 20th May, 2011.
Website:
http://www.bitsadmission.com/

AIPVT) 2011 on May 14, 2011 (Saturday): The All India Pre Veterinary Test (AIPVT) 2011, conducted by the Veterinary Council of India (VCI) for admission to the 15% seats to be filled on Merit in each Government Veterinary College in India to the 1st year B.V.Sc. & A.H course for academic session 2011-2012, will be held from 2 pm to 5 pm on 14th May, 2011 (Saturday). Thiruvananthapuram is the lone examination centre in Kerala.

AIPVT will be of 3 hours duration and will have one paper consisting of 200 objective type (multiple choice and reason-assertion type) questions from Physics (60 questions), Chemistry (60 questions) and Biology (Botany and Zoology-80 questions). For each correct answer three marks will be awarded. One mark shall be deducted for each incorrect answer. Last date for receipt of filled in Application at Council Office for 2011 is 22nd February, 2011.
Website:
http://www.vci-india.in

AIPMT Final on May 15, 2011 (Sunday): The Final Examination the All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance Examination, 2011 for admission to the 15% All India Quota seats for MBBS/BDS courses 2011, in the Medical/Dental Colleges of India, for those who qualify in the Preliminary Examination to be held on 3rd April, 2011, will be held from 10 am to 1 pm on May 15, 2011 (Sunday).

It would consist of one paper of 3 hours duration with 120 objective type questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology). Each question will have four options with single correct answer, to be marked on the specially designed machine-gradable sheet using Ball Point Pen only. For each correct response the candidate will get 4 marks will be awarded. For each incorrect response one mark will be deducted from the total score. In Kerala, Cochin is the only centre for the final Examination

Applicants have to get a minimum of 50% marks in the entrance examination. SC/ST/OBC applicants need only 40% marks while persons with locomotory disability of lower limbs, the minimum marks would be 45% for General-PH and 40% for SCPH/ST-PH/OBC-PH.
Website:
http://aipmt.nic.in/

CLAT on May 15, 2011 (Sunday): Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), 2011, the All India Entrance Examination for admissions to the 5 year Under-Graduate Programmes in 11 participating National Law Universities will be held from 3 pm to 5 pm on 15th May 2011 (Sunday).

The CLAT is for admission to the Under-Graduate Programmes offered by the various National Law Universities which include the 5 year Integrated BA., LL.B (Hons)/B.Sc.,LL.B (Hons)/B.Psc (Bachelor of Political Science).,LL.B (Hons)/ BBA., LL.B (Hons)/ BCom LL.B (Hons) Degree Courses (Subject to availability of the courses at (i) National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU) (ii) NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad (NALSAR) (iii) National Law Institute University, Bhopal (NLIU) (iv) The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata (WBNUJS) (v) National Law University, Jodhpur(NLU) (vi) Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur (HNLU) (vii) Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar (GNLU) (viii) Dr. Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law University, Lucknow (RMLNLU) (ix) Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala (RGNUL) (x) Chanakya National Law University, Patna (CNLU) (xi) National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi (NUALS).

CLAT for admission to the Under-graduate Programme will have a single paper of 200 questions carrying 200 marks and will extend over a period of two hours. The paper will have questions from five areas, namely, English including Comprehension (40 Marks), General Knowledge/ Current Affairs (50 Marks), Mathematics (20 Marks), Logical Reasoning (45 Marks) and Legal Aptitude/Legal Awareness (45 Marks).

Candidates will not be tested on any prior knowledge of law or legal concepts. If a technical/legal term is used in the question, that term will be explained in the question itself. For example, if the word patent is used, the meaning of patent (“a legal monopoly granted by the government for certain kinds of inventions”) will also be explained.

Applications should reach ‘The Convener, Common Law Admission Test, CLAT-2011, The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, Dr. Ambedkar Bhawan, 12 L.B. Block, Sector-III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700 098’, either in person (from 10 am to 4 pm on all working days) or by Registered Post, latest by 5 pm on 2nd April 2011.
Websites:
www.clat.ac.in

DUMET on May 22, 2011 (Sunday): The Delhi University Medical-Dental Entrance Test (DUMET) 2011 for admission to the MBBS course at Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC) (Only female candidates are admitted to LHMC), Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS) and BDS Course at Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences (MAIDS), will be held on 22nd May, 2011 (Sunday), at Delhi. The test will have one paper of 3 hours duration having 200 objective type questions with 50 each on Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology. Each question will be followed by four responses. Each question correctly answered gets 4 marks. For each incorrect response one mark was deducted from the total score. Applicant should have secured minimum of 50% marks (400 marks out of 800) to qualify. SC/ST applicants need only 40% (320) marks, while OBC candidates need 45% marks (360 out of 800) to qualify in DUMET. Applications can be submitted to the Deputy Registrar, Faculty of Medical Sciences, 6th Floor, V.P. Chest Institute Building, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007, till 3 pm on 7th March, 2011.
www.du.ac.in, www.fmsc.ac.in

B.Sc. Nursing & B. Pharm (AY) Entrance of BHU on May 22, 2011 (Sunday): The written entrance test for admission to the B.Sc. Nursing Course and B. Pharm (Ay.) will be held at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, from 10 a.m to 12 noon on 22.05.2011 (Sunday). The question paper of the written Entrance Test will have 100 'Multiple Choice Questions', having maximum of 400 marks, with 25 questions each from Physics, Chemistry, Botany & Zoology, each caring 4 marks. There will be no negative marking for incorrect answers.  The minimum percentage of marks to qualify the written examination shall be will be 50% for General category, 45% for General Physically Challenge and 40% for OBC (non-creamy layer)/SC/ST and their respective PC categories. However, for B.Pharm.(Ay.) the minimum % age of marks to qualify the written examination will be relaxed, if the seats are not fulfilled. Last Date for submission of filled Application Form, only by Registered / Speed Post, is 09.03.2011.
http://bhu.ac.in/admission/admin_index.htm

Amrita Medical Entrance on May 22,2011 (Sunday): The Entrance Examination for admission to MBBS/BDS/B.Sc Nursing etc., will be held from 10 am to 12.30 pm on May 22, 2011 (Sunday) at New Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Kozhikode, Kochi, Amritapuri(Kollam) and Thiruvananthapuram. Sale of application will start on March 1, 2011.
Website:
http://amrita.edu/admissions/admissions.php

IPU CET for MBBS Stage II on May 28th, 2011: Stage II of the Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted by the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, for admission to the MBBS Course at Vardhaman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital (140 seats available of which 109 seats will be filled based on this CET of which 72 seats are earmarked for children from Delhi Region and 37 seats would be filled on All India basis) and Army College of Medical Sciences (100 seats to be filled by the wards/children of ‘eligible’ Army personnel) for the session 2010-11, will be held from 2 pm to 5 pm on 28.5.2011 at Delhi only. Stage II of the CET will have a question paper in English medium with 200 objective type multiple choice questions, 50 each from Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology. Each correct answer will be awarded 3 marks while 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer. Only those candidates who score a minimum of 50 % (minimum of 40% in case of SC/ST) in Stage II will be included in the Merit list.
Website:
http://ipu.ac.in/

NEST-2011 on May 29th, 2011 (Sunday):  The National Entrance Screening Test-2011 (NEST-2011), the Entrance Test for Admission to the 5-year integrated M.Sc. Programme in Basic Sciences at National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai -Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences, (UM-DAE CBS) Mumbai, for the Academic session 2011-12 will be held from 2 pm to 5 pm on May 29, 2011 (Sunday).  Calicut and Kochi are also examination centres for NEST.

The Question paper of NEST 2011, to be in English medium only, will have five sections. The first section, which is compulsory for all candidates, will include general questions. The next four sections will include questions from (1) Biology (2) Chemistry (3) Mathematics and (4) Physics. Candidates may opt to answer any three of the four sections. All sections carry equal marks. The questions will be objective type with four answers given for each question. There may be one or more correct answers for each question. Wrong answers will be awarded negative marks. The questions will be aimed at testing the comprehension and analytic ability of the candidates. Completed application forms along with application fee must reach The Chief Coordinator, NEST-2011 by March 7, 2011.
Website:
http://nestexam.in


AICET of Dr DY Patil University on May 29,2011: The All India Common Entrance Test for admission to the MBBS course at Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune (150 seats) and for the BDS course at  Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital, Pimpri, Pune (100 seats), two constituent colleges of the Dr. DY Patil University, Pune for 2011, will be held on 29th May 2011 (Sunday), at Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Indore, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur & Pune. The last date for submission of applications is 29th April 2011.

It can be submitted with fine, till 14th May 2011. Details can be seen at www.dypatiluniversity.org/aicet2011/notification.html

AIIMS Entrance for MBBS on June 1, 2011 (Wednesday): The All India Entrance Examination for admission to MBBS Course at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi will be held on June 1, 2011 (Wednesday). The detailed Notification is yet to be released. In 2010, the Entrance Examination had one paper consisting of 200 objective type (multiple choice and reason-assertion type) with 60 questions each from Physics, Chemistry and Biology and 20 from General Knowledge. Each correct response had a score of 1 mark and each incorrect response, a score of - 1/3 (minus-one-third). Those belonging to General category should get 50%marks, those in the OBC category, 45% marks and those belonging to SC/ST at least 40% minimum marks in the MBBS Entrance Examination to, qualify. There are 37 seats for General Category. Tuition Fee was Rs.1350/- in 2010.
http://www.aiimsexams.org/

PMEE of HIMS on 3.6.2011 (Friday): The Pre-Medical Entrance Examination (PMEE) 2011, for admission to the MBBS Course for the Academic Year, 2011-12, offered at Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences located at Swami Ram Nagar, P.O. Doiwala, Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248140, under the Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust (HIHT) University, Uttarkhand will be held from 10 a.m to 12.30 p.m on 3.6.2011 (Friday) at Agra, Allahabad, Chandigarh, Delhi, Dehradun, Haldwani and Lucknow.  The Entrance Examination will have 200 questions from Physics (40 questions), Chemistry (60) and Biology (Botany and Zoology – 100 questions) each with four options. Each correct answer will be given 1 mark. There is no negative mark for wrong answers. Only those who score a minimum of 50% marks in the entrance will be considered for ranking. Last date for receipt of completed Application form at the University is 6.4.2011.
www.hihtuniversty.org

PMT Main of BHU on June 12, 2011 (Sunday): The PMT-2011 Main for admission to the MBBS course at Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaran Hindu University, will be held from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm on 12th June, 2011 (Sunday) at BHU Campus, Varanasi only. Only those candidates, who qualify in the PMT 2011 Screening Test to be held on 8th May, 2011 are eligible to appear for the PMT Main 2011. The Test will have a single question paper containing 200 objective type questions from Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology. Section A will have 100 objective type questions of the best response type with 25 questions each from the four subjects. Section B will consist of 100 questions of the multiple response type, with 25 questions each from the different subjects. Each correct answer will be given 2 marks. One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. Minimum qualifying mark is 50% for General, 45% for General PC and 40% for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)/Sc/ST and their respective PC candidates.
http://bhu.ac.in/admission/admin_index.htm


KLEU-AIET-2011 on May 7, 2011 (Saturday): KLEU-AIET-2011, KLE University’s All India Entrance Test (KLEU-AIET-2011), for admission to MBBS Course at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum and the BDS course at KLE V. K. Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum for academic year 2011-12 will be conducted from 2 pm to 5 pm on 7th May 2011 (Saturday).

The KLEU-AIET-2011 will consist of one question paper to be set in English medium and will contain 200 multiple choice objective type questions, 50 each from Physics, Chemistry, Botany & Zoology followed by 10+2 Boards/Universities and based on the detailed syllabus given at http://www.kleuniversity.edu.in/aiet-eleven/ugeleven/syllabusugaiet11.pdf. Each correct answer will get one mark. There is no negative marking.

A printout of the applications submitted ‘online’, must reach ‘The Registrar, KLE University, JNMC Campus, Nehru Nagar, Belgaum, Karnataka-590 010’, by Registered /Speed Post/Courier or by hand latest by 5 pm on or before 25th April 2011, along with a processing fee of Rs. 1500/- only, by way of a DD favouring Registrar, KLE University, payable at Belgaum, Karnataka and necessary document specified.

For more details, visit http://www.kleuniversity.edu.in/aiet-eleven/index.html


Aligarh Muslim University Engg/Architecture Admission Test on May 14, 2011 (Saturday): Aligarh Muslim University will hold the Admission Test for selection to the B Tech Programmes from 10 am to 1 pm on 14.5.2011 at Aligarh (U.P), Lucknow (U.P), Bhopal (M.P), Hyderabad (A.P), Kolkata (W.B), Kozhikode (Kerala) and Srinagar (J & K). The test will have an objective type paper of 150 marks comprising 150 questions from Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. Selection to B. Arch course will also be through Admission Test, which will have two papers of equal weightage. Paper I of three hour duration will be from 10 am on 14.5.2011 and that of Paper II, also of three hours duration, from 3 pm on 14.5.2011. Paper I will be an objective type paper of 150 marks comprising 150 questions from Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.  Paper II will be the Architecture Aptitude Test which will contain some descriptive questions and Test of Drawing. Syllabus of both papers is available at, http://www.amucontrollerexams.com/admissions.html. Those opting for Architecture will be allotted only Aligarh as the Admission Test Centre. Last date for applying is 26.3.2011.


Aligarh Muslim University Medical Admission Test on 29th May, 2011 (Sunday): The admission to the MBBS Course at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and to the BDS Course at Dr. Ziauddin Ahmad Dental College under Aligarh Muslim University will be made through a Combined Admission Test of 3 hours duration to be held from 10 am on 29.05.2011 at Aligarh (U.P), Lucknow (U.P), Bhopal (M.P), Hyderabad (A.P), Kolkata (W.B), Kozhikode (Kerala) and Srinagar (J & K). It will have one objective type paper of 200 marks comprising 200 questions from Chemistry, Physics, Botany and Zoology. Applicant should secure at least 50% marks in the Admission Test to become eligible for selection. Syllabus is available at http://www.amucontrollerexams.com/admissions.html.

Last date for applying is 28.3.2011. http://www.amucontrollerexams.com/faculties/guides/guide2011.pdf


PIMS-AICET-UG- 2011 on April 30, 2011 (Saturday): PIMS AICET-UG, the All India Common Entrance Test for admission to the UG Courses (MBBS/BDS) at Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) (MBBS course at Rural Medical College (125 seats) and BDS at Rural Dental College (100 seats)) for 2011-12, will be held from 3 p.m to 6 p.m on April 30, 2011 (Saturday) at Jammu, New Delhi, Chandigarh, Indore, Ahmedabad, Surat, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Kochi, Aurangabad and Bhopal.

PIMS-AICET-UG- 2011 will have a single paper of 3 hours duration with 200 multiple choice questions, 50 each from Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology. Each correct answer will be awarded one mark. There will be no negative marking for wrong answers. Last date for submission of application is 16th April, 2011.
Website:
www.pravara.com


Yenepoya University CET on May 15, 2011 (Sunday): The Common Entrance Test for admission to the MBBS course at Yenepoya Medical College Deralakatte, Mangalore and BDS Course at Yenepoya Dental College Deralakatte, Mangalore under Yenepoya University, Mangalore, Karnatka, for the academic year 2011-12, will be held on 15.05.2011 (Sunday) at Mangalore, Bangalore, Kochi and Delhi.

The Examination in Physics will be held from 10 am to 11 am, that in Chemistry from 11.20 am to 12.20 pm and that of Biology from 12.40 pm to 1.40 pm on 15.05.2011 (Sunday). Last date for receipt of applications is 15.04.2011.
Website:
www.yenepoya.edu.in


CMC Vellore Medical Entrance on May 20, 2011 (Friday): The Entrance Examination for admission to MBBS, BSc Nursing, BOT, BPT, BSc MLT, B Sc Optometry, BMRSc Courses at Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, will be held on 20th May, 2011 (Friday) at Bangalore, Calicut, Chennai, Delhi, Ernakulam, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkatta, Kottayam, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Puducherry, Salem, Thiruvananthapuram, Vellore, Vijayawada & Singapore

The Examination of 3 hours and 10 minutes duration, will consist of multiple-choice questions from Physics, Chemistry, Biology  (60 each, 120 minutes) and General Ability (120 questions) with emphasis on Speed and Accuracy and a few questions on issues of current topical interest (70 minutes). The examination will be conducted in English.

A correct answer will get one mark. There is no negative marking for wrong answers. However, credit is given for questions not attempted or those left blank. The credit given is equal to 1/5 (0.2) of the mark for that question.
Applications can be submit

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