AIEEE – Exam Pattern, Exam Details, Eligibility, Syllabus, Best Books to Read

Scholarship Examination in India


AIEEE stands for all India engineering entrance examination. It is conducted all over India for getting engineering and architecture admission into the NITs and other state universities and colleges. All India Engineering Entrance Examination is an examination for mathematics background student who is eligible after completion of his HSSC exam.


Every year lakhs of student appear for AIEEE exam for the admission engineering course. This exam is very popular among engineering aspirants who want to pursue engineering from NITs and other good colleges.

AIEEE is conducted each year around the month of April- May to churn out the best of candidates for the B.Tech & B.Arch/ B.Planning in various institutions, namely National Institutes of Technology, IIITs, Deemed Universities, Technical Institutions, Delhi Technological University, Delhi and other Govt. funded Institutions.


 Eligibility Criteria for AIEEE?

  1. You must have passed 10+2 with 50% marks for general category candidates and 40% marks for SC/ST/OBC/PH category candidates.
  2. A student can attempt AIEEE twice only.
  3. If the Applicant is an sc/st candidate then relaxation will applicable for 5% Percentage of marks.
  4. Final year Applicant may also eligible to apply for this Examination.
  5. The Applicant should Compulsory having Physics / Mathematics subject in 12th standard


AIEEE  forms will be out at end of December or the starting of January. Anyone who has done his 12th and wants to do engineering from good renowned colleges can prepare for this test. You will get entrance into top government as well as top private engineering colleges of India.


AIEEE Exam Pattern


SubjectsType of Questions  Duration
Paper IPhysics, Chemistry & MathematicsObjective type questions with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics3 Hours
Paper IIMathematics – Part I
Aptitude Test – Part II &
Drawing Test – Part III
Objective type questions
Objective type questions
Questions to test Drawing Aptitude
3 Hours


There are two Papers – Paper 1 & Paper 2. Each of them is of 3 hours long. Paper 1 consists of Objective Type Questions with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics and is mandatory for students interested in courses in B.E./ B.Tech and Paper 2 is sub-divided into a) Mathematics b) Aptitude Test and c) Drawing Test and is for students interested in B.Arch/ B. Planning. Part a and b of Paper 2 also consist of objective type questions while for Part c questions are designed to test the candidates’ drawing aptitude.


 Is there any negative marking in AIEEE?

For each incorrect response one-Third of the marks allotted to that question will be deducted from the total score. No deduction from the total score will, however, be made if no response is indicated for a question in the answer sheet. More than one answer indicated against a question will be deemed as incorrect response and will be negatively marked


How to prepare for AIEEE?

To pass this exam many students are preparing from the 10th and 11th class by taking the coaching and school classes. The most top coaching centers are in Kota, Rajasthan, also available in every city of India. Most of the students are selected every year from the Kota area.


Top coaching center of AIEEE

  1.    Bansal engineering coaching center
    2. Resonance engineering coaching center
    3. Career point engineering coaching center
    4. FIT-JEE engineering coaching center
    5. Akash engineering coaching center
    6. Mittal engineering coaching center
    7. Allen engineering coaching center

However, if you don’t want to go Kota, then here is a list of some popular books by which you can prepare for this entrance examination.


 Best Books to prepare for AIEEE

  1. Physics For AIEEE by Tmh
  2. Preparing AIEEE Physics by Saurabh A.
  3. AIEEE Score Accelerator Pack by Disha Experts
  4. Complete Mathematics for AIEEE by Tmh
  5. Chemical Bonding for AIEEE by Vaibhav Trivedi
  6. Target AIEEE by Disha Experts
  7. AIEEE In English by Practice Guru



A centralized online counselling is organized after the examination for filling up the All India seats by the Central Counselling Board. Some states or institutes like West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Punjab University, Chandigarh, Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, Delhi Technological University, Delhi and N.S.I.T, Delhi under Delhi University use AIEEE ranks to fill seats through their own counselling.


Through AISEE counselling you can choose any course given below:



  1. Aeronautical Engineering
  2. Agricultural Engineering
  3. Automobile Engineering
  4. Applied Electronic and Instrumentation
  5. Automation and Robotics
  6. Bio-Medical Engineering
  7. Bio-Technology
  8. Ceramic Engineering
  9. Chemical Engineering
  10. Civil Engineering
  11. Computer Science and Engineering
  12. Electrical Engineering
  13. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  14. Environmental Engineering
  15. Food Technology
  16. Industrial Engineering and Management
  17. Information Technology
  18. Instrumentation and Control Engineering
  19. Leather Technology
  20. Marine Engineering
  21. Materials Science & Technology
  22. Metallurgical Engineering
  23. Mechanical Engineering
  24. Mining Engineering
  25. Oil & Paint Technology
  26. Polymer Science and Rubber Technology
  27. Printing Technology
  28. Production Engineering
  29. Pulp & Paper Technology
  30. Sugar Technology
  31. Textile Engineering & Technology
  32. Transportation Engineering




  1. Architecture
  2. Building Construction Technology
  3. Interior Design
  4. Planning


After passing AIEEE you can get admission into country’s best NIIT’s


List of Participating NIT in AIEEE

Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal
National Institute of Technology, Calicut
National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur
Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar
National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur
National Institute of Technology, Roukela
National Institute of Technology, Silchar
Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat
National Institute of Technology, Surathkal
National Institute of Technology, Warangal
Regional Engineering College, Durgapur
Regional Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur
Regional Engineering College, Srinagar
Regional Engineering College, Tiruchirappalli
National Institute of Technology Patna
National Institute of Technology Raipur
National Institute of Technology Agartala

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