How to Get Admission in IITs Without Clearing JEE – Top 6 Courses

How to Get Admission in IITs Without Clearing JEE - Top 6 Courses

 

 

IITs are the autonomous Engineering and Management institutes, which are among the top Institutes of India and admission to these Institutes is one of the most difficult tasks for every student.

 

Getting admitted to IITs is every student’s dream. But, for admission in IITs, one must clear an entrance exam.

 

What if you could not get into IIT through JEE?

 

Well, there are many other ways to get into IITs for other courses like M.Sc., M.Tech., MA in Humanities, PhD etc.

 

In this article, candidates get to know which are the best entrance exams for admission in IITs.

 

Below is the list of entrance exams through which a candidate can study at IITs without clearing JEE:

 

IIT JAM (Joint Admission test for Masters)

 

GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)

 

UCEED (Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design)

 

  CEED(Common Entrance Exam for Design)

 

HSEE (Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Exam)

 

CAT (Common Admission Test)

 

Short Term Courses in IITs

 

 

So, let’s go through the details for each of the entrance exam conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology:

 

 

IIT JAM (Joint Admission test for Masters) – Admission in IITs without JEE

 

There are many brilliant students who apply for JEE Advanced exam. Sometimes due to lack of guidance & preparation, candidates miss the opportunity to get admission in IITs.

 

If you are a B.Sc. student & you want one more chance to get into IITs without taking JEE…

 

IIT JAM can slake your thirst.

 

JAM Exam is conducted for admission in IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras and IIT Roorkee and other IITs to pursue MSc (Four Semesters), Joint MSc-PhD, MSc-MTech, MSc-PhD Dual Degree and other courses.

 

IIT JAM is conducted in seven subjects:

 

Physics

 

Chemistry

 

Mathematics

 

Mathematical Statistics

 

Biological Science

 

Biotechnology

 

Geology

 

Candidates can appear in the exam for maximum two subjects. But the subjects a candidate chooses must not be conducted in the same session.

 

IIT JAM Exam is conducted every year in the month of February. This year JAM Exam was conducted on 12th February 2017. As per the latest notification, JAM Exam 2018 will be conducted on 11th February 2018.

 

 

 

Who is Eligible for IIT JAM Exam?

 

 

Below are the common eligibility criteria for the candidates who want to appear for IIT JAM Exam:

 

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from any stream of any recognized university.

 

Both Indian & Foreign candidates are eligible.

 

There is no age limit for IIT-JAM exam.

 

Candidates appearing for their final year exams are also eligible.

 

Candidates must have minimum 55% marks for General & OBC and 50% marks for SC, ST categories.

 

At the time of admission, all admitted candidates will have to submit a physical fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner in the prescribed form.

 

At the time of admission, the admitted candidates may also have to undergo a physical fitness test by a medical board constituted by the Admitting Institute. In case a candidate is found physically unfit to pursue his/her chosen course of study, his/her admission is liable to be cancelled.

 

For more details of JAM exam, you can visit here- IIT JAM Exam.

 

 

 

How to Apply for JAM Exam?

 

 

Candidates who want to appear in the JAM Exam, may first have to fill the Online Application Form available on JAM official website. Registration for JAM Exam 2018 has been started from 5th September 2017 and the last date to apply for JAM exam is 10th October 2017.

 

Below are the steps, that will help candidates to fill in their IIT JAM Online Application Form:

 

Step 1. Registration at JAM website.

 

Visit the official website of JAM.

 

Click on the JOAPS link available on the official website.

 

Enter your details like Name, e-mail address, Mobile Number and password.

 

Click on Submit button.

 

After registration, candidates will receive JOAPS Enrollment ID on their registered mobile no. and email address.

 

 

Step 2. Filling the application form.

 

Candidates first login to the official website with Enrollment ID/Email Address & Password.

 

Then, click the Submit button.

 

After logging in to the website, click on “Edit Application Form”.

 

Now, fill all the details as asked, like No. of papers you want to appear in, the name of subject papers, Choice of Examination City 1, Examination City 2, and Examination City 3, Examination Centres, Candidates Personal Details and Academic Details.

 

 

Step-3: After filling all the details, candidates have to upload the image files of photograph and signature and it should be in .jpeg format. A scanned copy of SC/ ST/ PwD certificates should also be uploaded which must be in .pdf format.

 

 

Step-4: After submitting the form, candidates will have to make the payment for application form. Payment can be done online through net banking/ debit card/ credit card or by e-challan.

 

 

Step-5: After successful payment, candidates can download the application form which will be in .pdf format

 

 

 

GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) – Admission in IITs without JEE

 

 

If you pursued your B.tech from a private college & still you crave to get better opportunities in the technical field.

 

M.Tech. is the course for you.

 

What about getting admission in IITs for M.Tech.?

 

Sounds like a good plan…

 

GATE is an all India examination conducted for admission in IITs & other M.Tech colleges to pursue post-graduate programs (M.E., M.Tech, direct PhD).

 

GATE is conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science and seven IITs (IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras and IIT Roorkee).

 

GATE Exam is conducted every year in the month of February. This year, GATE Exam was conducted on 4th, 5th, 11th and 12th February 2017.

 

GATE 2018 Exam will be conducted on 3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th February 2018.

 

 

Who is Eligible for GATE Exam?

 

 

There is no age limit for GATE exam.

 

Candidates with Bachelor’s degree are eligible for GATE exam.

 

Candidates appearing for their final year exams are also eligible, but should submit the certificate(with signature) from the Principal of University or College.

 

Candidates with Diploma are not eligible for GATE exam.

 

Candidates who have passed the qualifying examination, must submit their certificate or degree certificate or provisional certificate.

 

 

How to Apply for GATE Exam?

 

 

Candidates who want to appear in the GATE Exam need to register through GOAPS (GATE Online Application Processing System) portal.

 

Registration for GATE 2018 has been started from 1st September 2017 and the last date to fill the Online Application Form is 5th October 2017. Candidates appearing for the GATE exam may face problems while filling the Online Application Form.

 

So, below is the step-by-step process that will help candidates to fill in their GATE Online Application Form:

 

Step-1: Register to the official website.

 

Visit the official website of GATE.

 

Click on “Register Here”.

 

Enter your details like Name, e-mail address, Mobile Number and password.

 

Click on Submit button.

 

After registration, candidates will receive GOAPS Enrollment ID on their registered mobile no. and email address.

 

 

Step-2: Fill Online Application Form.

 

Candidates first login to the official website with Enrollment ID/Email Address & Password.

 

Then, Click the Submit button.

 

After logging in to the website, click “Start GATE 2018 Application Form”.

 

Now, fill all the details asked, like Examination Centres, Candidates Personal Details, Academic Details, Address and Photo ID details.

 

 

Step-3: After filling all the details, now, candidates must upload their documents like scanned copy of degree certificate, category certificate (if applicable), Photograph, Signature, etc.

 

 

Step-4: Declaration of the correct details.

 

Mention the source of the information.

 

You can view your filled-in application by clicking on save and view application.

 

Or you can directly submit your form and proceed to payment.

 

 

Step-5: Candidates will now have to make a fee payment for Application Form. Complete details regarding application fee will be provided at the time of payment.

 

 

 

UCEED (Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design) – Admission in IITs without JEE

 

 

How do I take admission in IIT without cracking JEE?

 

Not only engineering, but design courses are also offered by IITs.

 

So, candidates who want to get admission in IITs without clearing JEE and want to pursue undergraduate design courses can appear in UCEED exam.

 

UCEED is another entrance exam for admission in IITs without JEE. It is conducted by IIT Bombay for candidates, who want to pursue their B. Des.

 

In 2017, Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design was conducted on 22nd January. UCEED 2018 exam dates have not been announced.

 

Till 2016, only IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati and IIITDM Jabalpur accepted UCEED scores. But, from 2017, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi (IIIT-D) and Central Institute of Technology (CIT), Kokrajhar also started accepting UCEED scorecard.

 

 

 

Who is Eligible for UCEED 2018 Exam?

 

 

Below is the eligibility criteria that a candidate must satisfy to appear in UCEED Examination:

 

Nationality: Both Indian as well as Foreign candidates can appear in UCEED Exam.

 

Age Limit:

 

For General & OBC categories, candidates should have born on or after October 1, 1997.

 

For SC, ST and PwD categories, candidates should have born on or after October 1, 1992.

 

Educational Qualification:

 

Candidates who have passed their class XII or equivalent examination in 2017 or appearing in 2018 are eligible for UCEED Exam.

 

Candidates who have passed/appearing the qualifying examination in 2016 or earlier are not eligible for UCEED Exam.

 

Number of attempts: Candidates can give UCEED Exam for maximum of two times and in consecutive years.

 

 

 

How to Apply for the UCEED 2018?

 

 

UCEED 2018 online registration will begin from second week of October 2017 till second week of November 2017.

 

Candidates appearing in UCEED exam for the first time may face problems while filling the online application form.

 

So, below are the steps to be followed to fill up the UCEED Online Application Form:

 

Step-1: Register to the official website.

 

Visit the official website of UCEED.

 

Click on “Apply Online”.

 

Enter your details like: Name, e-mail address, Mobile Number and password.

 

Click on Submit button.

 

 

Step-2: Fill Online Application Form.

 

Candidates first login to the official website with Enrollment ID/Email Address & Password.

 

Then, click the Submit button.

 

Now, fill all the details as asked, like: Examination Centres, Candidates Personal Details, Academic Details and Address.

 

 

Step-3: Now, candidates have to upload the necessary documents required in the Online Application form.

 

 

Step-4: After uploading all the documents, candidates have to make fee payment for Application Form. Candidates can make the fee payment through online mode only.

 

 

Step-5: After making the fee payment candidates must download the hard copy of their UCEED Application Form.

 

 

 

CEED (Common Entrance Exam for Design) – Admission in IITs without JEE

 

 

Not everyone wants to run in the rat-race of engineers. If you are one of those creative & artistic students, who wants to take up designing courses, CEED can be a great option for you.

 

This M. Des entrance exam is one of the most reputed exam other than JEE exam for IIT admission.

 

CEED is an entrance exam for admission in IITs and IISc Bangalore to pursue Master of Design (M. Des) Programmes. The objective of CEED Exam is to test the candidates’ aptitude for design involving visual perception ability, drawing skills, logical reasoning, and creativity & communication skills.

 

CEED 2017 was conducted by IIT Bombay on 22nd January 2017. In 2018, CEED Examination will be conducted in the 4th week of January 2018.

 

 

 

Who is Eligible for CEED Exam?

 

 

Below are the eligibility criteria for the candidates who want to appear in CEED Entrance exam:

 

Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Architecture/Design/Interior Design or equivalent.

 

Candidate must have a professional Diploma in Design.

 

BFA (4-year professional programme, after 10+2).

 

GD Art (5-year programme after 10th) with one-year post qualification professional experience.

 

Master’s degree in Arts/ Science/ Computer Applications (2-year programme after 10+2+3).

 

Candidates must note that, if any of them is having a three-year Bachelor’s degree, he/she will not be considered eligible for CEED Entrance exam for PhD and M. Des.

 

 

 

How to apply for CEED Exam?

 

 

Candidates who want to appear in CEED Exam 2018 may apply online. CEED Online Application will be available in the 3rd week of October 2017.

 

Below are the details for CEED Online Application Form:

 

Step-1: Register to the official website.

 

Visit the official website of CEED.

 

Click on “Apply”.

 

Enter your details like Name, e-mail address, Mobile Number and password.

 

Click the Submit button.

 

 

Step-2: Fill Online Application Form.

 

Candidates first login to the official website with Enrollment ID/Email Address & Password.

 

Then, click the Submit button.

 

After logging in to the website, click on “Mobile Verification Link” to receive an OTP.

 

Now, fill all the details as asked, like Examination Centres, Candidates Personal Details, Academic Details and Address.

 

 

Step-3: After filling all the details, candidates have to upload their documents. Candidates must note that the documents have to be uploaded in exactly the same format as mentioned.

 

 

Step-4: Now candidates have to submit the fee amount. Fee payment can be done through Net Banking or Debit/Credit card.

 

 

 

HSEE (Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Exam) – Admission in IITs without JEE

 

HSEE is an entrance examination for IITs which is conducted for the candidates, who want to pursue five-year Integrated Master of Arts (M.A.) Programmes.

 

HSEE is for admission into the two following courses:

 

Integrated M.A. in Development Studies

 

Integrated M.A. in English Studies

 

This year, HSEE Examination was conducted on 16th April 2017. In 2018, HSEE Exam will be conducted in the 3rd week of April 2018.

 

 

 

Who is Eligible for HSEE Exam?

 

 

Below are the eligibility criteria for Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Exam Aka HSEE:

 

Candidates under the age of 25 are eligible to give IIT HSEE exam.

 

There is an age relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST/PwD.

 

Candidates who have passed their 12th class are eligible for IIT HSEE exam.

 

Candidates must have scored 60% marks in aggregate in their qualifying examination.

 

For SC/ST/PwD categories, 55% marks is minimum in their qualifying examination.

 

Candidates appearing in their final year exams of the qualifying exam are also eligible for IIT HSEE.

 

Every qualified candidate will have to submit a Physical Fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner in the prescribed format that will be made available along with the letter of offer for admission.

 

 

 

How to Apply for HSEE Exam?

 

 

Registration for HSEE Exam will be done through online mode. Candidates who want to appear in the HSEE Exam may apply online. Online Application process for HSEE Exam 2018 will begin in the 3rd week of December 2017.

 

Below are the steps to fill the HSEE Online Application Form:

 

Step-1: Register to the official website.

 

Visit the official website of HSEE.

 

Enter your details like Name, e-mail address, Mobile Number and password.

 

Click on Submit button.

 

 

Step-2: Fill Online Application Form.

 

Candidates must first login to the official website with Enrollment ID/Email Address & Password.

 

Then, click the Submit button.

 

After logging in to the website, click on “Apply Online”.

 

Now, fill all the details as asked, like Examination Centres, Candidates Personal Details, Academic Details and Address.

 

 

Step-3: Now candidates must upload their scanned documents in the prescribed format only.

 

 

Step-4: After uploading the documents, candidates have to make fee payment or deposit fee for Application Form. Payment can be made through Net banking/Credit/Debit card or e-challan of Indian Bank.

 

 

Step-5: After submitting the application form, candidates must take a print out of their HSEE application form.

 

 

 

CAT (Common Admission Test)- Admission in IITs without JEE

 

 

Can one get into an IIT without taking the JEE (Advanced)?

 

Yes!

 

To be an IITian without clearing JEE, candidates must appear in the CAT Exam.

 

Not only engineering, candidates can also pursue management courses at IITs by appearing in CAT Exam.

 

CAT is a national-level entrance exam conducted by Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) for admission to post-graduate management courses.

 

CAT is another entrance exam for admission in IITs without JEE. CAT 2017 is scheduled to be held on 26th November 2017.

 

IITs, IISc and other top management institutes accept CAT scorecard to admit candidates for the management programmes.

 

 

Who is Eligible for CAT Exam?

 

 

Below are the eligibility criteria that a candidate must satisfy, to appear in the CAT Examination:

 

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree with minimum of 50% marks for General and OBC categories and 45% marks for SC, ST & PwD.

 

Candidates appearing in their final year of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification can also apply for CAT Exam.

 

 

 

How to Apply for CAT Exam?

 

 

Online registration for CAT exam has already been started from 9th August 2017.

 

Registration of CAT exam involves three steps: registration, log in and filling the application form.

 

Below are the details of these steps to fill the Online Application Form 2017:

 

Step-1: Register to the official website.

 

Visit the official website of CAT.

 

Click the “Registration for New User” button.

 

Enter your details like Name, e-mail address, Mobile Number, and password.

 

Click on Submit button.

 

 

Step-2: Fill Online Application Form.

 

First of all, candidates have to login to the official website with Enrollment ID/Email Address & Password.

 

Then, click the Submit button.

 

Now, fill all the details like Examination Centres, Candidates Personal Details, Academic Details, and Address.

 

 

Step-3: Upload the relevant documents required in the application form in the prescribed format only.

 

 

Step-4: Now candidates have to make a fee payment for Application Form. Net Banking/Credit card/debit card are the modes for the payment of application fee.

 

 

Step-5: After making the fee payment, candidates will receive a confirmation email. Candidates can take a print out of their CAT Application Form.

 

 

 

Admission in IITs without JEE through Short-Term Courses

 

 

Studying in IITs for a short-term duration for the certificate courses gives an edge to your career. It is one of the best way to experience how it feels like studying in IITs.

 

Most of the eligible candidates are unaware about the short term courses offered by various IITs.

 

Here is a list of some of the popular certificate courses. These courses are related to cyber security, digital marketing, internet programming, civil engineering, space flight mechanics & various other courses.

 

 

IITs Course Name More Details
IIT Delhi Business Management, Digital Marketing, Econometrics for Business Decisions. Click Here
IIT Bombay Cyber Security, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Space Flight Mechanics and more. Click Here
IIT Ropar Internet Programming with Java Click Here
IIT Gandhinagar Applied Digital Signal Processing, Transport of Sediments, Data Analytics and more. Click Here
IIT Bhubaneshwar Recent Advances in Modeling Tools and Techniques for Urban Travel Demand Forecasting Click Here
IIT Kanpur Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Optimization for 5G Cellular Networks and more. Click Here
IIT Kharagpur QIP, TEQIP and Self-Financing Click Here
IIT Madras NEMS and Nanophotonics, Sensors and Signal Conditioning and more. Click Here
IIT Guwahati Earthquake Risk Management Click Here

 

 

Hope, this blog provided you enough information regarding admission in IITs without JEE. If you still have doubts/queries, you can comment in the comment section given below.

 

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