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Examinations have been necessary evil of our society. When examinations come knocking at our door every activity except sleeping ani eating is forgotten.We have to deal with this evil from a very young age. First school examination then high school examination followed by college, competitive and entrance examinations.

Just take a look at this list of examination which introduces you to the toughest examination in India.


     JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) is highly competitive examination in India and is considered to be the most difficult examination.Students generally appear for this exam either in 11th or in 12th.Admissions to 16 IITs and NITs are done through this exam. This exam attracts the creme de la creme of students and clearing it is supposed to be most prestigious for Indian students.

*UPSC Civil Services Examination

     If there is one exam in India which literally requires you to know everything under the sun, it has to be the Civil Services exam held by the Union Public Service Commission.

You would be expected to start off by clearing a Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) followed by the main test, further followed by a personal interview. Oh by the way, you may have to wait for a year from the date of giving your CSAT to be called for a personal interview – if you clear this examination then you would be considered as person of high prestige and all the government facilities will await for you.

*GATE (Graduate Apptitude Test of Engineering)

   If you want to get into IIT or IIS, Bagalore you will need to pass the GATE for various ME/Mtech programmes offered by these prestigious institutes.Interestingly, GATE scores are also looked up when you want to get selected for PSU companies which operate under the Indian Government.


     CAT (Common Entrance Test) are meant for getting an entry into premier management and business schools like the IIMs. It tests students in areas of Interpretation, Logical Reasoning and Verbal ability. Apart from the IIMs, the scores of the CAT are also accepted by many other colleges offering MBAs.More than 2 lakh students give the CAT each year and only 1500 manage to get the percentile required for the IIMs?

*AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Science)

   It is every single medical aspirant's desire to clear this exam so that he/she would not have to end up paying lakhs of rupees for an MBBS degree to self financed colleges located in remote areas of the country. An autonomous body, AIIMS Delhi conducts its own entrance exam, the results of which are also accepted by many other medical colleges.

*UGC-NET (University Grant Commision-National Eligibility Test)

     National Eligibility Test, (NET) is conducted the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. The Test is funded by Central Government’s Human Resource Developement department. This test is doorway to becoming a research fellow or a lecturer. The good thing is you can still pursue your higher studies and at the same time do some great scientific research!

*CLAT (Common Law Admission Test)

  As the name suggests, the CLAT is done to get admissions for Under-graduate, graduate and post-graduate degree programmes like LLB and LLM.

*Design Aptitude Test

   This entrance exam can give weak knees to the best of creative design students. If you think you can answer questions like “Draw the world from an ant’s perspective”, then may want to think of applying for this test held at major cities of India. Through this tough entrance exam, the NID Admission Committee aims to test the perception, attitude, aptitude, achievement and motivation of a candidate. In the second round, shortlisted students are grilled with personal interviews and studio tests.


This Article is Posted on 26 Mar 2015 in Careers Section and Select