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12 Competitive Exams which have been Deciding the Future of India

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12 Competitive Exams which have been Deciding the Future of India

Millions of students clear their 12th examination every year in India and more than 80% of these students appear in at least one competitive examination in their life. 100s of such competitive exams are conducted in India every year in all kinds of stream including law, management, engineering, medicine and accountancy.

Whether you want to join the defence forces or become a CA, there is an entrance exam for each one of these fields. However, what matters is that which exam is most rewarding and beneficial for students. There are many criteria to decide this apart from just the no. of students appearing.

We bring to you some of the most sought-after competitive exams in India and what all they have in store for you.

Defence

1. NDA

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The National Defence Academy exam is organized 2 times a year to recruit students for the 3 wings of Indian armed forces. Unfortunately, NDA exam allows only unmarried males to appear.

2. CDS

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The upper hierarchical version of NDA, CDS exam is also conducted for entering the Indian Armed Forces. However, applicants of this exam need to have a graduation degree.

3. AFCAT

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AFCAT is the premier exam for entering the Indian Air Force at the levels of Commissioned Officer in Flying, Ground Duty (Technical), and Ground Duty (Non-Technical). To know the latest updates about the exam, click here.

Engineering

1. IIT-JEE

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One of the most popular engineering entrance exams, IIT-JEE is conducted to get admission in the most premier institutes in India. Every year 13-15 lakh students appear for the exam.

2. GATE

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GATE is meant to test a candidate’s comprehensive understanding of various undergraduate subjects in engineering and science. It also helps students get jobs in some of the best PSUs in India. Check Latest GATE Updates.

Medical

1. NEET

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The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, conducted by NTA, is a primary exam for the aspirants of medical and dental courses. Candidates can appear for NEET as many times as they want.

2. AIIMS

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AIIMS MBBS exam is conducted to grant admissions to the 15 AIIMS institutes in India. More than 3 lakh students appear in AIIMS exam every year to become a doctor.

Administrative

1. UPSC Civil Services

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UPSC Civil Services is considered to be the toughest exam in India and the 3rd toughest all across the globe. The UPSC success rate is less than 1% to become an IAS, IPS or IFS officer.

Management

1. CAT

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CAT is one of the most popular exams in India, held to admit students in MBA, PGPM, and PGDM courses. CAT exam is conducted for admissions in IIMs and is followed by a rigorous round of group discussion and personal interview.

2. GMAT

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The Graduate Management Admission Test is conducted by GMAC for admissions in nearly 7,100 management courses throughout the globe. Check the latest GMAT updates.

Law

1. CLAT

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The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) is organized by the 21 National Law Universities in India for those students who want to pursue legal studies. CLAT results are also considered by many other law universities.

Accountancy

1. CA Exam

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ICAI Exam is conducted for all those students who are aspiring to become Chartered Accountants.

Each of this exam holds an important value and is necessary to clear in order to succeed in the field. Let us know which exams you have attempted.