Update on 12 Jan, 23
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After completing 12th, most Science students believe BTech is the most sought-after degree to build a successful career. It indeed is.
But some students are not exactly sure if they would be able to opt for a B.Tech degree because they are not sure that they would get enough marks in the 10+2 board exams to become eligible for the course.
Many students have asked us during our counseling session - “Can I do B.tech after passing 12th with 50% marks?”.
Well, The answer is Yes, you are absolutely eligible to pursue a B.Tech course after 12th if you have scored 45% or higher marks in 10+2 board examinations.
However, you must pass in all the subjects with atleast 45% aggregate marks in all of the major subjects.
To know more about BTech Eligibility Criteria (Minimum percentage required for B.Tech admission), please continue reading this article…
According to All India Technical Education (AICTE) which is the apex advisory body for technical education:
Any three subjects from these 14 subjects: Informatics Science, Chemistry, Engineering Graphics, Technical Vocational Subject, Physics, Biotechnology, Agriculture, Entrepreneurship, Busines Studies, Information Technology, Biology, Mathematics, Electronics, and Computer Science.
However, the combination of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics will remain compulsory for some branches of engineering such as Mechanical Engineering.
But the combination of these three subjects (PCM) will not be applicable to courses Like Agriculture engineering, Biotechnology, and many others.
If you have scored only 45% to 50% marks in 10+2 and you are afraid that you won’t get admission to a good engineering college with such a low score, then first you need to stop panicking or getting worried.
You still have a chance to get admission to a good college if you manage to crack an engineering entrance exam.
There are many reputed private and public engineering colleges that ask for a valid entrance exam score to provide admission in the B.Tech course.
In such colleges, your 10+2 marks are considered merely an eligibility requirement and not an admission criterion.
Most popular and reputed colleges in India accept the JEE Mains scores to offer admission seats to the students.
JEE Mains is a national level BTech entrance exam conducted by National Testing Agency, being a national entrance exam, JEE mains scores are accepted in almost all the engineering colleges across India.
Apart from JEE-Mains, there are many other state-level and university-level entrance exams. These exams can be your gateway to getting admission to a reputed B.Tech college.
|Exam Name||Conducted By||Exam Date|
|JEE Main||National Testing Agency (NTA)||June 20 to 29 (Session 1)
July 21 to 30 (Session 2)
|JEE Advanced||Jointly by 7 IITs||August 28|
|VITEEE||Vellore Institute of Technology||May 30 to June 7, 2023|
|BITSAT||Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani||July 2 to 9 (Session 1)
August 3 to 7 (Session 2)
|SRMJEEE||SRM Institute of Science & Technology||January 8 to 9 (Phase 1)
April 23 to 24 (Phase 2)
June 25 to 26 (Phase 3)
|KIITEE||Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology||February 4-6, 2023 (Phase 1)
April 14-16, 2023 (Phase 2)
May 14-16, 2023 (Phase 3)
June 14-16, 2023 (Phase 4)
|COMEDK||Consortium of Medical, Engineering, and Dental Colleges of Karnataka||June 19, 2023|
|W-JEET||Woxsen University||To be notified|
|WBJEE||West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board||April 30|
|MHTCET||Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra||August 5 to 10 (PCM Group)
August 11 to 18 (PCB Group)
|MET||Manipal Academy of Higher Learning||May 14 to 16 (Phase 1)
June 9 to 11 (Phase 2)
Note: If you do not wish to appear in any entrance exam then also it's fine. There are many private universities and colleges that offer direct B.Tech admissions to candidates who fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria as set by the college and AICTE.
1. Sharda University, Greater Noida
2. JSS Academy of Technical Education, Noida
3. Greater Noida Institute of Technology, Greater Noida
4. United College of Engineering and Research, Greater Noida
5. Chandigarh University, Chandigarh
6. IIMT Group of Colleges, Greater Noida
7. Amity University, Noida
8. G L Bajaj Institute of Technology and Management, Greater Noida
9. Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar
10. Galgotias University, Greater Noida
Well, the first option is applying for admission through BTech entrance exam. But in case you don’t wish to appear in an entrance exam, you may also apply for admissions through Management Quota.
There are many reputed private colleges in India that have 15% reserved management quota seats. If the budget is not an issue, then you can get admissions to the top-ranking private colleges by paying double or triple the fees to secure a management quota seat.
Below we have mentioned the names of the top B.Tech colleges in India that offer admissions on Management quota seats:
|Name of the Colleges||Location||Fee Structure|
|SRM Institute of Science and Technology||Tamil Nadu||INR 10 Lakhs|
|Ramaiah Institute of Technology||Karnataka||INR 4.15 lakhs|
|Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Engineering||New Delhi||INR 3 Lakhs- INR 4.15 Lakhs|
|Manipal University||Karnataka||INR 16 Lakhs|
|Dronacharya College of Engineering||Gurugram||INR 4.94 Lakhs|
|Ansal University||Gurugram||INR 1.4 Lakhs to INR 2.5 Lakhs per annum|
|M S Engineering College||Karnataka||INR 3.6 Lakhs|
|North Cap University (formerly ITM University)||Gurugram||INR 10 Lakhs per annum|
|Hindu College of Engineering||Sonipat||INR 2.5 Lakhs|
|GL Bajaj Institute of Technology and Management||Greater Noida||INR 2.20 Lakhs|
We hope that all your doubts related to B.Tech admissions are cleared and you found an assured answer to the question - "Can I do B.Tech after passing 12th with 50% marks?". College Admissions are stressful and especially for the students who have scored low in the 10+2 examinations.
Getting your admission application rejected due to low scores can be very demotivating for the students and it can shatter their confidence, therefore it's better to get the assistance from a professional admission counselor who can help you to get admission to a good college regardless of a low score on your mark sheet.
College Disha has a team of professional admission counselors who help students to get admission to good colleges without facing any rejection or problems.
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