Top 10 upcoming entrance exams after class 12: Important dates and other details

This article brings all the important information about upcoming entrance exams after class 12. Here, you will get to know the important dates and details about the top entrance exams in engineering and medical streams like, JEE, SRMJEE, BITSAT, AIIMS MBBS, JIPMER, AFMC, etc.

Created On: Apr 7, 2017 12:53 IST
Modified On: Apr 11, 2017 18:52 IST

top entrance exams for class 12 students, competitive exams after class 12For those who have taken Class 12 exams from CBSE/UP board or any other state board, the another challenge coming their way is in the form of entrance exams for admission to one of the top institutes of the country. So, don’t get lethargic once after the board exams are over, instead recollect all the study material and notes to prepare for the coming competitive exams and get a high rank to secure a seat in your favourite college/university.

For most of the entrance exams, online registration has already been closed, whereas for some other exams, students still have time to apply online. In this article we are going to provide the detailed information of the upcoming exams with the important dates related to each.

List of upcoming entrance exams after class 12 exams, is given below:

1. JEE main

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is the common engineering entrance test for science class 12 students with Physics, Chemistry and Maths (PCM). The students who qualify this test can apply for admissions in the top engineering institutes of the country like NITs, IITs and centrally funded technical institutions like IIST.

IIT JEE Main Syllabus

Exam Date: 9 Apr, 2017

Source: jeemain. nic. in

IIT JEE Main Question Papers

JEE Main Practice Papers

2. JEE Advanced

If a student scores qualifying marks in JEE Mains, he/she is eligible to appear for JEE Advanced, which is the final screening for the admission in IITs, State and Central engineering institutes. This national level engineering entrance exam is the second stage of JEE. Only the top 2 lakh rankers of JEE mains are eligible for JEE Advanced.

IIT JEE Advanced Syllabus

Exam Date: 21 May, 2017


IIT JEE Advanced Question Papers

JEE Advanced Practice Papers


SRM Joint Engineering Entrance Exam (SRMJEEE) is a national level entrance test organized by SRM university for admission to undergraduate engineering programme offered at its four different campuses. Students can apply for the test on university’s official website:

SRMJEE Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Eligibility criteria:

  • Candidates must have obtained 65% marks in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry in aggregate.
  • For biotechnology, biomedical engineering, bioinformatics and genetic engineering, minimum 65% aggregate in Mathematics / Biology, Physics and Chemistry is required.

SRMJEEE important dates are given below:



Prospectus & Application Form Availability

18th November 2016

Last date to apply

25th April 2017

Slot Booking begins from

22nd March 2017

Availability of hall ticket

March, 2017 to April, 2017

Online entrance exam

April 1 to 30, 2017

Exam result

1st Week of May, 2017

Registration fee:

  • Rs 900 has to be paid either online or offline. Online, it can be paid by e-payment and offline, it can be paid via demand draft.


West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) is an exam conducted by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board for admission to undergraduate courses in Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy and Architecture in Universities, Govt. Colleges and Self Financed Institutes in the State. 

WBJEE Syllabus

Exam Date: 23 April 2017


WBJEE Online Test

WBJEE Question Papers

WBJEE Practice Papers

WBJEE Tips and Strategies


Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) is an entrance test for opting for engineering and other programs in BITS Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad campuses. BITS offers various UG and PG courses in Technology, Sciences, Engineering, Pharmacy, Humanities and Management.

Exam Date: 16 May to 30 May 2017



Previously, All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) was conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Delhi. But now NEET (UG) has replaced AIPMT and other Medical entrance exam of under graduate level and the exam is conducted by CBSE. NEET is conducted by CBSE for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses in Medical/Dental Colleges run by the government of India.

Exam Date: 7 May, 2017



All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) MBBS Entrance Exam, is national level UG medical entrance examination conducted by AIIMS, New Delhi. It is organized for providing admission to MBBS programme offered by seven AIIMS institutions of the country. 

AIMS MBBS Exam Important dates:



Release of admit card

1st May 2017

Entrance exam

28th May 2017

Result announcement

14th June 2017 (Expected)


8. JIPMER MBBS Entrance Exam 

This is a medical entrance exam conducted by Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) for the admission of eligible applicants to MBBS course in the institute. This is one of the three UG medical entrance exams in India, the other two being NEET and AIIMS. Students can apply for the exam online on the official website

Eligibility criteria:

  • Students must have passed or appearing in class 12 (from CBSE/ UP board or any other state board) or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology subjects with minimum 50% marks in PCB for general and 40% marks for reserved (SC/ST /OBC/ OPH).

JIPMER important dates are given below:

Online application form available from

27 Mar 2017

Last date to apply for JIPMER 2017 MBBS Entrance Exam

03 May 2017

Download JIPMER MBBS Admit Card 2017

22 May 2017

JIPMER MBBS Entrance Exam 2017 date

04 Jun 2017

Publication of JIPMER MBBS Entrance Exam 2017 Merit List date

19 Jun 2017

Application fee:

For the candidates belonging to general/OBC/P-UR/P-OBC category

Rs 1200/- 

For the reserved category candidates (SC/ST/P-Sc)

Rs 1000/- 

For NRI/OCI candidates  

Rs. 2500/-

For OPH/P-OPH candidates

No Fees

9. Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) Entrance Exam

Armed Forces Medical College is one of the top medical institutes in India. Indian Armed Forces is the main authority that manages this college. This is an all India entrance exam and it provides brightest career options in Indian defence services medical branch. The total number of MBBS seats available at this institute is 130, of which 25 seats reserve for girls and 105 for the boys. Out of the 130, ten seats are reserved for SC/ST candidates. Students can apply for the exam online on the UPSC official website:

Eligibility criteria

  • Student must  have cleared class 12 (from CBSE/ UP board or any other state board) with subjects English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology and securing 60% aggregate marks in science subject (PCB) and not less than 50% marks in English subject.

AFMC Entrance Exam important dates are given below:


Tentative dates

Registration and online filling of application form starts from

Last week of April 2017

Last date for registration

May 2017

Last date for submission of online application form

May 2017

Last date for generation of fee challan

May 2017

Last date for fee payment

Last week of May 2017

ToELR and Interview Date


Merit List Release

Last week of August 2017

 Registration fee

  • The registration fee is Rs 250 which can be remit through SBI bank challan.

10. NDA & NA entrance Exam

Union Public Service Commission conducts National Defence Academy (NDA) and Naval Academy (NA) exams every year. It is a national level defence entrance examination for those students who wish to join Indian Armed Forces and serve the nation. After qualifying the test students get admission to National Defence Academy (NDA)where they are trained to get selected for Indian Armed Forces (Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Indian Navy) as officers. Students can apply online on UPSC’s official website

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Student must have passed or appearing in 12th (from CBSE/ UP board or any other state board) or equivalent with physics and mathematics subjects (For Air Force/ Naval Wings of National Defence Academy & for the 10+2 Cadet Entry Scheme at the Indian Naval Academy)
  • Students must have cleared or appearing in 12th or equivalent exam (For Army Wing of National Defence Academy)

The NDA examination is conducted twice in a year. Important dates for NDA exam I and II, 2017 are given below:


Dates (NDA I)

Dates (NDA II)

Notification release

18th January, 2017

7th June 2017

Application form release

18th January, 2017

7th June 2017

Last date to submit the application form

10th February, 2017

30th June 2017

Admit card release

29th March 2017

one or two weeks before exam date

Exam date

23rd April, 2017

10th September 2017

Result declaration

May, 2017

October, 2017

 Registration fee:

For general & OBC candidates         

Rs. 100/-

For SC/ST candidates and wards of JCOs/NCOs/ORs

No Fees

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