Back Plan for JEE – What if You Don’t Clear JEE Mains?

By | Last updated on December 22nd, 2023

JEE backup plan

Lakhs of students appear for JEE Mains every year. Not all of them clear the JEE exam. What should they do? Where can they take admission in engineering? What should be the backup plan for JEE aspirants? In this post, we will look at some really good options to try out if you are not able to crack JEE Main.

Back Plan for JEE – What if You Don’t Clear JEE Mains?

Some of the options to consider as a backup plan for JEE :

1. Attempt other engineering entrance exams

JEE is not the only engineering entrance exam in India. If you are not able to crack JEE Mains, you can attempt BITSAT (BITS-Pilani is considered as one of the best engineering colleges in India). You can also give VITEEE and other State CETs like WBJEE, MHTCET, COMEDK, etc. for admission in state engineering colleges.

2. Give IISER Aptitude Test for admission in IISc and IISERs

If you are a science enthusiast, you can appear for IISER aptitude test to get admission in IISERs and IISc Bangalore (top rated university in India as per NIRF rankings).

3. Look for opportunities in other Science based courses

You can also give CUET (Common University Entrance Test) for admission to undergraduate science courses like BSc (Math/Physics/ Chemistry/ Hons) in the Central/ State/ Deemed/ Private Universities and their affiliated colleges in India.

4. Take a drop and prepare for JEE again

Students attempting JEE for the first time have to deal with board exams, or they get distracted and not prepare for JEE seriously. If you are confident that you can crack JEE, if given a chance again, then you can take a drop for JEE for getting admission in premier institutes like IITs, NITs, IIITs.

Which exams to give other than JEE for Engineering?

Other than JEE, you can give the following engineering entrance exams (if eligible) :

  • BITSAT (Birla Institute of Technology & Science Admission Test)
  • VITEEE (Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Exam)
  • NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture)
  • WBJEE (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination)
  • MHTCET (Maharashtra Common Entrance Test)
  • AP EAPCET (Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture and Pharmacy Common Entrance Test)
  • KEAM (Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Examination)
  • COMEDK (Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka)
  • KCET (Karnataka Common Entrance Test)
  • OJEE (Odisha Joint Entrance Examination)

See more : List of Engineering Entrance Exams in India

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Back Plan for JEE – What if You Don’t Clear JEE Mains? was last modified: December 22nd, 2023 by Rajesh Saharan

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