Preparing for an entrance exam like JEE Main, or for that matter MHT CET or KEAM, is no walk in the park. But even if one crosses this hurdle with relative comfort, there are more down the lane that are almost like a web. Here we are talking about the complex admission processes weaved across different states. Take for example, the B.Tech admission process for other state candidates in Himachal, where you get 15% reservation for all India candidates; admission is first based on JEE Main rank, followed by merit in HPCET. Now if you move to Tamil Nadu, there is not much of a quota for all India candidates, but a limited 50 seats offered by Anna University, with admission based on 10+2 scores. Now if you didn’t know this subtle difference, you might spend fruitless time seeking admission to an institute in Tamil Nadu, based on your JEE Main score (if you had one), when you might have been better off applying for admission in Himachal. To ensure that no such thing happens and you maximise your chances, we urge you read up on the topic – B.Tech admission for other state candidate. It will equip you with the correct and pertinent information, and make your life a lot easier!
In this article on B.Tech admissions for other state candidates, we bring what are the different admission opportunities that lie before a candidate seeking admission in another. Read on!
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B.Tech Admissions for other state candidates
Himachal Pradesh - HPCET
Himachal Pradesh Technical University conducts B.Tech admission to participating engineering institutes in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Of the total seats on offer, 15% seats are reserved for other state candidates under All India Quota (AIQ). It may be noted that under the AIQ, candidates belonging to the state of Himachal Pradesh can also apply.
First 50% seats will be filled on the basis of JEE Main scores
Remaining 50% seats will be filled based on the merit of the candidate in HPCET
If any seats remain vacant after exhausting merit list of JEE Main and HPCET qualified candidates, such seats will be filled on the basis of merit of 10+2 exam
The counselling and seat allotment process will be conducted offline and candidates need to be present in person.
The candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam with minimum 45% (40% in case of reserved category candidates) marks in following three subjects taken together.
Subject Combination: Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and any one of Chemistry, Biotechnology, Biology, or Technical Vocational subjects.
How to apply: JEE Main candidates can apply directly for admission, whereas other candidates may appear in HPCET entrance exam. To take the exam, candidates need to fill the HPCET application form, which will be available around March 2018. Follow the below steps to fill the firm:
Registration – To register candidate will have to enter name, user name, date of birth, etc. Before registration, candidates must also keep valid email id and mobile no. ready
Log-in and fill in essential details – Details like aadhaar number, course of study, exam centre, address of correspondence etc. has to be entered.
Upload photograph and signature – Scanned copies of signature and photograph has to be entered in the prescribed format.
Pay application fee – The application fee is Rs. 1555 (Rs. 1400 for SC/ST/BPL category candidates). Fee can be paid both online and offline (via PNB challan).
Maharashtra - MHT CET
Admission to B.E./B. Tech courses in engineering colleges in Maharashtra will be conducted under the aegis of DTE Maharashtra. Other state candidates who have qualified MHT CET or JEE Main (Paper I) will be eligible for admission to unaided private professional institutes under all India candidates quota, but not government engineering colleges.
Reservation of seats: 15% of the total available CAP seats in unaided private professional educational institutions (excluding minority institutions) are reserved for all India candidates.
Additionally, Institute of Chemical Technology Mumbai, also offers 30% of its CAP seats for All India candidates.
Note: CAP Seats = Sanctioned Intake – Institutional Quota
Admission process: The allotment of seats will be done through a Centralized Admission Process (CAP) in the following order of priority:
On the basis of JEE Main scores
If seats remain vacant, they will be filled on the basis of CET score.
The candidate must have passed HSC or equivalent exam with minimum 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Mathematics and any one Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology or Technical or Vocational subjects.
How to apply: Candidates who want to apply for admission on the basis of CET score, must fill the application form of MHT CET 2018. On the other hand JEE Main candidates can apply for admission directly on the basis of JEE Main score.
West Bengal - WBJEE
Admission to state engineering colleges of West Bengal is restricted to only those candidates who are domicile residents of the state. Domicile requirement is also mandatory to avail reservation benefits and for admission under TFW (Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme) scheme. The allotment of seats to programmes offered by these institutes will be 100% on the basis of WBJEE scores.
Other state candidates, however, can apply for admission to private and self-financing engineering colleges. 90% of the seats in the above institutes will be filled on the basis of WBJEE scores, while remaining 10% will be filled on the basis of JEE Main scores.
Admission to private and self-financing institutes will be through two channels:
Eligibility: The candidate must have passed 10+2 with minimum 45% (40% for reserved category candidates) aggregate marks in Physics, Mathematics, and any one of Chemistry or Biotechnology or Biology or Computer Science or Computer Application. The candidate also needs to get pass marks in each of the three subjects individually.
In addition to the above eligibility criteria, there may be institute-specific special eligibility criteria that the candidate has to meet. For example, Jadavpur University requires minimum 60% aggregate marks in the above subjects.
Kerala - KEAM
For admission to engineering colleges in Kerala, other state candidates will have to appear in KEAM under Non-Keralite Category II (NK II) category. Under this category, the candidate is eligible for admission to:
Government and Management quota seats in self-financed colleges controlled by the government. But please note that such seats will be offered to the other state candidate only after exhausting the merit list of Keralite and Non Keralite I (NK I) candidates .
NK II candidates can also apply for admission in Government Seats and Management Quota seats in private self-financing engineering colleges.
But please note that other state candidates will be not be eligible for communal reservation or any fee concession.
Admission Process: Seats will be alloted based on the merit rank of the candidate in KEAM 2018.
Eligibility: The candidate must have passed 10+2 with minimum 50% marks in Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry, and obtained 50% marks individually in Mathematics.
How to apply: The application form of KEAM 2018 has to be filled in online mode; last date to fill the application form is available till February 28. The application filling process comprises the following steps:
Registration – The candidate will need a valid mobile number and an email id to register.
Uploading of documents – Scanned documents of photograph, signature, and left thumb impression has to be uploaded in prescribed format.
Filling of the form – Complete the form, which has sections like academic, personal, and course-related fields.
Payment of application fee – The application fee of Rs. 700 (Rs. 300 for reserved category candidates) can be paid either online or through e-challan.
Take printout of completed form and send it to CEE – After completing the form, take printout and send it along with supporting documents to CEE.
A total of 2,037 engineering seats are offered through JAC Chandigarh in various participating institutes. Of these, 1,137 are All India Quota seats. In addition, there are 355 seats meant for other state candidates. The difference between All India Quota (AIQ) and Other State quota is that candidates belonging to Punjab also are eligible for admission under AIQ, which is not allowed under other state quota.
Admission process: Allotment of seats will on the basis of JEE Main Paper I scores.
Allocation of seats:
All India Seats
Eligibility: Candidate must have passed 10+2 with minimum 60% marks in aggregate in following subject combination.
Subject combination: 1. Language 2. Physics 3. Mathematics 4. A subject from Chemistry or Biology or Biotechnology or Technical Vocational Subject 5. Any other subject.
How to apply: To participate in the admission process, candidates have to apply for JAC Chandigarh counselling online, which includes following steps:
Online Registration – Candidates will be able to register using their JEE Main roll number and password. The candidate will have to answer details like place of the school from where the candidate passed 10+2, reservation benefits, etc.
Payment of Registration fee: The registration fee of Rs. 2100 ( Rs. 1050 for SC/St/PwD candidates) can be paid online or through e-challan.
Document Verification: Depending on the category under which admission is sought, the candidate might need to report for document verification
Online choice filling – Fill as many choices as possible
Mock seat allotment – Candidates can modify their preferences based on mock allotment.
Choice locking – Based on rank and choices entered by the candidate, seats will be alloted.
Other state candidates seeking admission to B.Tech courses in the national capital can apply through JAC Delhi, which offers admission to the following participating institutes:
Delhi Technological University (DTU)
Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women (IGDTUW)
Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi (IIIT-D)
NetajiSubhas Institute of Technology (NSIT)
A total of 3,527 seats are offered through JAC Delhi. Of these, 15% are reserved for candidates from outside Delhi region; remaining 85% is for Delhi region candidates. Admission to B.Tech courses is on the basis of JEE Main Paper I scores
Institute-wise seats reserved for all India candidates:
*Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University (IGDTUW) - Admission open for female candidates only
Admission process: Candidates aren’t required to appear in any entrance test as admission will be based in JEE Main rank.
Eligibility: Candidates must have passed 10+2 with minimum 60%( reserved category candidates need only 55%) marks in aggregate. Also, the candidate must have the following subject combination:
A subject from Chemistry or Biology or Biotechnology or Technical Vocational Subject
Any other subject
How to apply: To participate in counselling of JAC Delhi, candidates have to complete the following process:
Payment of Counselling – Candidates have to pay counselling fee of Rs. 1400, after entering JEE Main 2018 roll number, mobile no., and email id to start payment process.
Online Registration – Details like date of birth, nationality and 10+2 results have to be entered.
Choice filling and locking – The choices should be entered in the order of preference
Allotment of seat will be based on choices entered by the candidate and their JEE Main rank.
Tamil Nadu – TNEA
Other state candidates are eligible for admission to 50 seats that are offered by various departments of Anna University, Chennai, through TNEA. Candidates who are of Indian nationality but not a native of Tamil Nadu will be able to apply under the Other State Quota. The application form will be available online.
Allocation of seats for other state candidates:
Distribution of seats
Seats will be allotted based on the marks obtained by the candidate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in 10+2. However, for preparing the merit list, marks obtained in the qualifying examination will be reduced to 200 (Mathematics – 100; Physics + Chemistry – 100). This means, Mathematics will carry twice the weightage of individual subjects.
Eligibility: The candidate must have passed passed their HSC or an equivalent exam with minimum 50% in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. For SC/ST candidates the pass percentage is relaxed to 40%.
How to apply:
The application form TNEA will be available in online mode. However, the mode of submission is offline. Steps to register for admission:
Registration–Candidates have to enter name, DOB, gender, mobile number, email, 12th standard registration number and passing year to register. A password also has to be created.
Filling of Online Application Form – Next candidates will be redirected to login page. Enter personal and other details as mentioned.
Payment of Application Fee – Payment can be done in both online (net banking,credit card, or debit card) and offline mode (SBI Buddy).
Submission of Academic Information
Print out of Application Form – After filling the form, take print out. No online submission has to be done.
Submit the form offline
Uttar Pradesh -UPSEE
Outside UP candidates cannot apply to government and government-funded engineering institutes in the state. However, they may be considered for admission in private institutions affiliated to AKTU based on UPSEE scores. Of the total sanctioned seats offered by these institutes, 10% seats are open for non-UP domicile candidates.
Admission Process: The merit list for admission will be drawn based on marks obtained by the candidate in UPSEE 2018.
Cutoff marks: Candidates need to score the category-wise minimum cutoff percentage of marks as prescribed by UP State Govt. order to be considered for admission.
Candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam with minimum 45% ( SC/ST candidates need 40%) aggregate marks in the following subject combination.
Subject combination: Physics and Mathematics, and any one of Chemistry/ Bio-Technology /Biology / Technical Vocational subject
How to apply: Candidates need to fill the application form of UPSEE 2018, which is available on online mode, by March 15. The steps to fill the UPSEE 2018 application form are given below:
Registration – The candidate will have to get registered using valid email id and mobile number, and other details like DOB, gender, and aadhaar number. The candidate will also have to enter education and communication details.
Uploading of documents – Scanned copies of photograph and signature in prescribed format has to be uploaded.
Payment of fee – The application fee is Rs. 1300 for general and Rs 650 for SC/ST and PwD candidates.
Printing of Confirmation Page – Upon successful payment of the fee, Confirmation page will be generated. Take a printout.
Other state candidates are eligible for admission to up to 5% of the available seats in autonomous, government-aided, non-government, and self-financed engineering institutions in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Seat allotment and counselling will be through MP BE 2018 admission process, which will be conducted by Department of Technical Education, Madhya Pradesh.
Admission Process: Candidates can apply for admission both on the basis of JEE Main and 10+2 scores. However, priority will be given to JEE Main candidates. The counselling process will be conducted online.
Eligibility: The candidate needs to have 10+2 or equivalent exam with minimum 45% marks (SC and ST candidates need 40%) with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and any of the following - Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology or computer Science.
How to apply: For admission, candidates need to fill MP BE 2018 application form which is available in online mode. The application filling process comprises following steps:
Registration – during registration, candidates have to enter information like date of birth, aadhaar number, JEE Main roll number (if available), and also personal details like gender, name of parents, etc.
Uploading of documents
Filling of Academic details – The candidate has to enter their class 10 and 10+2 roll number and pass percentage, and also school of passing.
Submission of application form – After ensuring the form is complete in all respect, submit it.
Odisha - OJEE
Odisha Joint Entrance Examination Board (OJEEB) will conduct admission to B.Tech courses in participating engineering colleges in Odisha. As per the rules laid down for admission, outside state candidates will not be considered for admission in government engineering colleges and under any lateral entry programmes.
However, other state candidates are eligible for admission in private engineering colleges. These institutes will reserve 15% of the total seats for all India candidates.
If the candidate belongs to OL (Outlying Odia Speaking tracts), additional reservation to the tune of 3% will be available in Government engineering colleges. OL reservation, however, is not applicable in private engineering colleges.
Admission Process: Allotment of seats will be on the basis of JEE Main through OJEE. The counselling process will be conducted online.
Eligibility: The candidate needs to have passed 10+2 with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and any one of Chemistry / Biology / Biotechnology / Technical Vocational Subject / Computer science / Electronics / Geology / Information Technology / Statistics. The aggregate marks in the three subjects should be 45% ( 40% for SC and ST candidates). For marine engineering courses, the minimum requirement is 60% in PCM.
Also, since admission will be based on JEE Main scores, candidates need to have a valid score.
How to apply: The application process, which has to be completed online, includes the following steps:
Payment of the counselling fee
Checking of mock seat allotment
Rajasthan Engineering Admission Process (REAP)
REAP is conducted by RTU Kota for admission to UG engineering courses in Government-aided and private unaided technical institutions of Rajasthan affiliated to M.B.M. Engineering College and CTAE. Other state candidates are also offered admission through REAP, with admission open in both private unaided engineering institutions and self-financed courses offered by government-aided institutes. In both type of institutes, 15% reservation is kept for other-state candidates.
Other state candidates are eligible for admission in following institutes:
Private unaided engineering institutions
Self-financed courses offered by government-aided institutes
Reservation of seats: 15% of available seats in the above mentioned institutes will be available for other state candidates.
Admission Procedure: Candidates can apply for admission based on both their JEE Main scores (will be given 1st preference) and 10+2 scores. So, the candidate should register for admission on the JEE Main score, if they have one, to have better chance of admission.
Counselling for admission will be conducted separately for Rajasthan state candidates and other state candidates. For other state candidates, there will be likely one normal round of counselling, followed by a common spot/special round, which will be open to Rajasthan state candidates as well. The following sequence of priority will be followed for special/spot round:
Rajasthan state candidates with JEE Main scores
Rajasthan state candidates seeking admission on the basis of 10+2 scores
Out of Rajasthan state candidates with JEE Main scores
Out of Rajasthan candidates who have registered on the basis of 10+2
To participate in the counselling process, the candidate needs to register only once (including special/spot round).
Eligibility: Candidates must have passed 10+2 with Mathematics and Physics as compulsory subjects, and any one of the following subjects – Chemistry, Bio-technology, Computer Science, Biology.
The candidate must secure minimum 45% marks in the above three subjects taken together.
How to apply: Candidates need to register online for counselling and seat allotment based on their JEE Main scores or class 12 marks/percentile. To participate in REAP 2018 counselling, candidates have to follow the below steps:
Payment of Registration fee
Filling of application form
Uploading of photograph
Submission of application form
Uttarakhand B.Tech Admission
Admission to B.Tech programmes in the state of Uttarakhand will be conducted by Uttarakhand Technical University. Admission will be strictly based on JEE Main ranking. Other state candidates desirous of admission in the state can apply for All India Quota (AIQ) seats; there are around 10173 engineering seats in the state, out of which 3131 are AIQ seats.
Admission process: There is no entrance exam that candidates need to take, as admission will be based on JEE Main score through Uttarakhand B.Tech admission. The counselling process for admission will be conducted online.
Eligibility: The candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects as compulsory subjects, and any of Chemistry/Computer Science/Biology/Biotechnology. The minimum aggregate in the three subjects should be 45% ( in case of SC/ST candidates minimum 40% is required).
The counselling process includes following steps:
Choice filling and locking
Generation of provisional allotment letter (only by those candidates who have been alloted seats)
Candidates who have been alloted seats will be informed through their registered mobile numbers.
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