What Is Engineering?
Although one of the oldest disciplines, engineering remains one of the most popular career options even for today's young generation. Graduates from top engineering colleges command a lot of respect not only in India but also in other countries. Unlike yesterday, when studying engineering implied one had to choose between the mechanical or the chemical stream, today one can choose from a wide variety of options, ranging from Computer Science, Electrical & Electronic, Aeronautical etc.
The Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Examination (popularly known as IIT-JEE or just JEE) is an annual college entrance examination in India. A total of seventeen colleges use JEE as a sole criterion for admission to their undergraduate programs. The seventeen colleges include the seven old and eight new (2009) Indian Institutes of Technology, IT-BHU Varanasi, and ISM Dhanbad.
The All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE), is an examination organized by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in India. Introduced in the year 2002, this national level competitive test is for admission to various under-graduate engineering and architecture courses in institutes accepting the AIEEE score, including 30 prestigious National Institutes of Technology (NITs).