If you are a person who is worried about your future after B Tech, like any other engineering student, here is a tip for you. Listed below are some of the best career options and entrance exams you could choose after your engineering course.

1)CAT exam

Common Admission Test commonly known as CAT exam is a national level computer based entrance exam conducted by Indian Institutes of Management (IIMS) for students who aspire to be graduates in management programs. The test is conducted in order to evaluate a candidate based on various factors like Verbal ability, Quantitative ability, Logical reasoning, Reading comprehension and Data interpretation. Before 2009, CAT was a paper based exam, but then the pattern changed to computer based and is conducted annually. Eligibility for the CAT exam is at least 50% or equal CGPA in any bachelor’s degree granted by any reputed university. CAT examination holds a lot of value in your resume, if you like to join a reputed institution for studying MBA courses.


GMAT often known as graduate management admission test is a computer based examination intended in assessing the various skills related to English language like analytical, verbal, writing, reading etc. The exam is intended for students who aspire to be an MBA graduate. The exam usually lasts for 3 hours and the test scores are used by various institutions to assess one’s aptitude for business management. GMAT is usually termed as a ‘hard exam’ because of the fact that individuals who appear for the exam are given a definite time period wherein difficult computerized exams are conducted. GMAT is an exam which is highly required for MBA admissions in various reputed institutions. Like any other entrance examinations, study materials and practicing are required to crack the examination.

3)Civil service examination

this examination is a prestigious examination conducted nationwide by the union public service commission for recruiting individuals to various civil service fields including Indian administrative service, Indian police service Indian Foreign Service etc. One can apply for this exam through UPSC. Gov. In site. The exam consists of three phases- a preliminary examination of two objective type papers and a main examination of nine papers followed by a personal interview. A degree from any reputed university is necessary for this examination. The age limit is between 21-32 and the number of attempts ranges between 6-9 times.

4)Gate exam

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering commonly known as GATE exam, is a computer based entrance exam conducted on national level by Indian Institute of Science (IISc)  and IIT Roorkee, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur etc. The exam mainly focuses on understanding various subjects which come under the vast field of engineering. The duration for the exam is 3 hours, wherein individuals will have to answer 65 multiple choice questions and numerical questions. The score of this examination is only valid for a period of 3 years. GATE exam score enables students to get admission to numerous prestigious institutions like IIT, NITIE, Mumbai and IISc for PG programs. The scores can also be used in foreign universities and for fellowship programs. The eligibility to appear for this exam is bachelor degree students in final year of engineering or Master’s degree students in Final year. There is no age limit as such for the exam.

5)IIMC Entrance exam

Indian Institute of Mass Communication Entrance Examination is an all India level held entrance examination which tests the aptitude of students opting for Mass Communication. The eligibility criteria for this exam is a Bachelor’s degree or people who are appearing for a degree exam in any discipline. The test duration is two hours and only Indian nationals are allowed to appear for IIMC Entrance Exam, however five seats in each course are offered for NRI candidates. Questions in the exam would generally be about social history, current affairs and other related questions to the field of study.