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Everyone wants to get admission into one of the most prestigious engineering colleges. This ensures that not only do you get to study under a well-known faculty with different amenities, but it also means that you get good placements at the end of your term and you can give your engineering career a kickstart. One of the best places in the country when it comes to studying engineering is none other than BIT Mesra, which is located in Ranchi. There is another one in Pilani. The BITS Ranchi has a very high rank amongst all the engineering colleges of the country and one has to score really well to get an admission into this age-old engineering institute.

BIT Mesra- establishment and other notable details

This is one of the premier engineering institutes of the country where thousands of students apply for every year. It was established in the year 1955 under the aegis of B. M. Birla, one of the pioneering businessmen and social contributors of the country. This is a residential campus which makes room for more than 10,000 students every year. It has a very large campus, spread out over an area of over 780 acres which makes it one of the quietest and beautiful places in the country to pursue one’s studies in. The BITS Ranchi offers numerous courses, starting right from B. Tech to postgraduate and doctoral research options. There are various departments of engineering under all the courses and hence candidates can take their pick of choice and then apply accordingly. The institute offers more than 18000 graduate degrees and over 2500 postgraduate degrees. It is located a couple of kilometres away from the main area of Ranchi, in an area called Mesra, and is one of the top 100 ranking universities of the country. Students who pass out from here are always guaranteed a good job, thanks to the various companies that come for the placement here. If a student so wants, they can also pursue higher studies from BITS Ranchi.

How to gain admission into BITS Ranchi?

Like most of the top ranking engineering universities and institutes of the country, BIT Mesra does not conduct any examination on its own. In order to gain admission into any field of engineering at the undergraduate level, then one will have to appear for the JEE main examinations. The JEE stands for Joint Entrance Examination main which is conducted on an annual basis. Students can apply either engineering or medicine or both. This examination is conducted on a national basis. Once the results of the JEE main are out, then based on the ranking secured by the candidate they will be able to go to counselling and if their rank permits them, then they will get admission into BITS Ranchi. Since this is one of the top ranking universities in the country, a candidate has to secure a pretty high rank in the JEE mains in order to gain admission into this prestigious institute.

How to apply for the JEE mains and score well?

Well the JEE mains are generally conducted every year after the class 10+2 examinations are done with by every state and central board of the country. The JEE mains are conducted by the Government of India. There are some basic eligibility criteria that candidates have to meet when it comes to appearing for the JEE main, like:

  • One should have applied for and appeared the class 12 examinations, that year or two years prior to that.
  • Every candidate needs to have their Aadhaar card if they want to sit for this examination.
  • For the candidate to hold a valid rank, candidates ought to secure at least 75% in their class 12 board examinations.

In order to apply for the JEE main which will ultimately get you admission into BITS Ranchi, you will need to fill out the application form and then submit it online or at a mentioned address. Once you have submitted the form, within the stipulated date your admit card will be delivered to you which you can check and find out the venue of your examination. The date for the JEE main is generally announced beforehand, but it is also mentioned in the admit card that you receive. Then you will have to appear for the examination on the mentioned date. You need to carry a valid photo id proof along with you. This is a multiple choice based question, where you will have to choose the correct answer and darken the right option on an OMR sheet.

In order to score well in the JEE main so that you get admission into BITS Ranchi, you will have to start your preparation at least two years before you apply for this examination. Students ideally take tuitions and added help to prepare themselves well for this examination where the competition is very high.

Getting admission into BITS Ranchi after results are out

Once the results are out, you will get a notification in any online portal or news media. You will be able to check the JEE main website to access your own result. You have to remember that how much you score in your 10+2 board examinations will not have any bearing on the rank that will be allotted to you in the JEE main results. The rank calculations are done based solely on your performance in the JEE main examination. After you get your rank, you will have to go to a nearby counselling centre and find out what are the main options that you have. Make sure that you already have a list of colleges like the BITS Ranchi which you are interested in and see whether or not your rank fits well within the cut off at the university. If your rank is within the cut off limit, then you will be able to get admission into a course of your choice in BIT Mesra. Each engineering course will have a different cutoff, so you will need to take your pick accordingly.

Secure a good rank in the JEE main so that you can secure your admission into BITS Ranchi in an engineering stream of your choice.

Check out our article on BITS Pilani here.

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