Lakhs of students pass 12th standard each year. Their whole career is in front of them, with many wanting to become doctors or engineers. For these students, the way to their dream career goes through India’s toughest exams – JEE and NEET. These two exams are the gateway to the most prestigious institutions for engineering and medical students in the country. In this post, we will tell you all you need to know about IIT, JEE and NEET.
A foundation course is a programme that will help you prepare for your post schooling, under-graduate degree. At Arjunaa Academy, we give great importance to foundation classes for subjects like physics, biology, chemistry, and mathematics that could help students attain the correct level of basic understanding and skills for their future educational plans. Along with these subjects, we also have additional foundation courses for competitive exams like IIT JEE, NSTSE, IMO, RMO, and National and International Olympiads.
IITs or Indian Institutes of Technology are colleges established through an act of Parliament for fostering excellence in education. These are world-class educational platforms that are recognized the world over for their research and excellent infrastructural facilities. Their primary objective is to build a solid foundation of scientific and technical knowledge in order to create world-class scientists and engineers.
Admission in IITs can be taken after completing 12th standard and after that clearing two competitive exams – JEE Main and JEE Advanced.
There are nearly 179 courses offered in IITs across India. Some of the most popular courses are
There are many good IIT coaching centers in Bangalore such as Toppers Academy, Gyanaj, and FIITJEE among others. But, the most well-known and accomplished coaching center is Arjunaa Academy for Achievers. It is a premier coaching institute that is well regarded for high quality entrance and board exams preparation.
IIT Foundation courses are the starting point for IIT aspirants. It helps them master the concepts that would come up in JEE exams early and much ahead of other aspirants. Early preparation helps IIT hopefuls to become strong both mentally and strategically. Foundation courses are available for classes 8, 9 and 10.
The Joint Entrance Exam or JEE is a computer-based test for admission to various technical undergraduate programmes in architecture, engineering and planning. It is conducted twice a year by the National Testing Agency and is a prerequisite for admission in IITs.
For Appearing in JEE Main 2022 exam, the candidates have to pass Class 12 (or equivalent exam) in 2020 or 2021. There is no age limit for the candidates, however, they need to fulfill the age criteria of the institute they wish to take admission in.
JEE Main consists of two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2. The subjects for Paper 1 are mathematics, chemistry and physics with a weightage of 100 marks each. Paper 2 comprises of mathematics, drawing and planning with 100 marks each and aptitude which is of 200 marks.
Coaching for JEE exam needs to be comprehensive and strategic in nature. In Bangalore, there are many reputable institutes such as Narayana Coaching, Integrator Classes, Rao IIT etc. However, Arjunaa Academy for Achievers is the best coaching centre owing to its excellent track record and unique way of teaching.
Formerly known as All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT), NEET (National Eligibility Entrance Test) is the qualifying test for MBBS, BDS, and AYUSH medical programmes in India. It is conducted by National Testing Agency and NEET UG is the largest exam in the country in terms of registered applicants. After the enactment of NMC Act 2019, it become the sole entrance exam for admission to medical colleges, including AIIMS and JIPMER.
For taking admission in NEET, the aspirant must clear 12th standard or equivalent exam with physics, chemistry, biology/biotechnology and English as core subjects from a recognized board.
NEET exam features three subjects: physics, chemistry and biology. The paper has 200 multiple choice, objective-type questions with each question carrying four answer options.
Arjunaa Academy for Achievers, Aakash Institute, Parishrama NEET Academy, Quest Academy and The Vision NEET Academy are some of the top NEET coaching centres in Bangalore.
NEET and JEE are unlike any other exam; they require preparation and strategy. Candidates have to start preparing for months in advance as the test is comprehensive, detailed and carries negative marking as well. It is very important to get ahead of the fierce competition and preparation is the key. Proper guidance and expertise is essential for candidates to achieve success.
After clearing IIT exams, one can make a good career in the engineering sector. There are several fields in engineering and you can choose any one which suits your interest. There is electrical, mechanical, marine, aerospace, chemical and computer engineering to choose from among many others.
For a course of 4 years, the total fees can vary from as high as Rs 10 lakhs for General/OBC candidates to Rs 2.5 lakhs for candidates falling under SC/ST/PH categories.
IITs are prestigious institutions that have an influential and active network of alumni spread across the globe. They are top-tier institutes that empower students with critical thinking abilities and ingrain a scientific approach in their minds to solve problems that challenge humanity. The degrees from these institutes are recognized the world over and students passing with flying colours here find placements in top MNCs across the globe.
If a student wishes to get admission in IIT after 12th standard, he/she will have to first appear for the JEE Main entrance exam. This exam is conducted by the National Testing Agency in January and April of each year. After clearing JEE Main, the student will need to appear and pass the JEE Advanced exam, post which they’ll be eligible for the admission process at IITs. Admission to IITs will is condition upon the aspirant meeting the eligibility criteria laid down by the authorities.
JEE or Joint Entrance Exam is a national level entrance exam that is conducted by National Testing Agency for students that want to make a career in engineering and technical studies. It is also a gateway for those who want to get admission in the most prestigious engineering colleges in India.
JEE Main is the entrance exam for getting admission in NITs, CFTIs, IIITs and IITs as well as other colleges funded by the State or Centre. JEE Advanced is the next step after JEE Main for those students who want admission in premier engineering institutions such as IITs (JEE Main is the first step for admission in IITs). The basic difference is that JEE Main is a gateway to take the JEE Advanced exam. The student who makes the cut-off marks for JEE Main moves on to JEE Advanced and if they clear, then they can begin the admission process for IITs.
JEE is known to be among the toughest exams in India. It is not among those exams that one can pass without proper preparation. It has a large schedule that comprises of three subjects and four years of concentrated material. The fact that it has negative marking, single and multiple MCQs and even subjective questions make it even more daunting for many applicants. Lakhs of students apply for this exam every year and only one percent pf these are able to pass.
No. NEET is an entrance test, but not for only MBBS. NEET is now the only medical entrance test in India and all other entrance tests have been scrapped. After clearing NEET one can join MBBS, BDS, AIIMS, and JIPMER medical programmes.
Previously, the maximum number of attempts permitted for NEET were three. However, in 2017, the Supreme Court revoked this rule and now candidates can attempt NEET exams as many times as authorized. There is no longer any restrictions on the number of attempts.
NEET UG is the medical entrance examination for undergraduate courses such as MBBS and BDS. Whereas, NEET PG is the entrance exam for post-graduate courses such as MD, PG, MS etc.
NEET is the single-level medical entrance exam in the country. It is attempted by lakhs of students with limited seats available. Therefore, without a doubt it is one of the toughest exams in the country. The competition is overwhelming and the pressure is extremely high. To give you an idea of how fierce the competition is, a five-mark difference can bring your rank down by 50! That is 10 ranks for every one mark lost.