Rajasthan Government Discontinues RPET, sets up CAC to Facilitate Engineering Admissions

Report: Jaipur, Rajasthan

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During the previous years, the engineering colleges at Rajasthan used to provide admission through the Pre-Engineering Test (RPET) but from this year it’s been decided that the particular process would come to an end. The admission procedure would be conducted according to the marks obtained in the JEE main exam along with the performance in the 12th standard exam. The RPET exam was held in order to prepare the merit list according to which the qualified students can seek admission at the institutes. However, one cannot qualify to get admitted at BITS Pilani, MNIT Jaipur and other private organizations. Usually, the exam used to be conducted on May for which the students had to carry out the online registration on March.

The candidates who had given the State Level entrance exam (RPET) previously had to get a minimum 45% marks for the 10+2 level for Rajasthan Board or any other equivalent Board with the subject combination as follows:
Chemistry
Computer Science
Bio-Technology
Biology

So, the students would have to clear the criteria in order to get eligible for the exam. However, the percentage would become 40% for SC/ST/OBC and other backward classes. Also, the age limit should take into consideration before applying ensuring the candidate meets the particular limitation. Age relaxation is applicable for SC/ST/OBC and PwD candidates. However, one needs to produce valid proofs to avail such benefits for the RPET exam.

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From the academic session 2016-2017, RPET that so far being held has got discontinued. All over the state, there are about 154 engineering colleges that have the affiliation under Rajasthan Technical University (RTU). Every year the colleges offer approximately 60,000 seats for the students who are waiting for the admission. The new rules suggest 70% of the seats would be filled up the students from Rajasthan and 15% would go to management quota. Rest of 15% would be for the students all over India based on the AIR ranks achieved. In order to avoid any sort of confusion between the CBSE and the State Board the authority has decided to prepare the merit list based on the percentage. It would be helpful to manage the entire list in the right way free from any errors.

Rajasthan pre-engineering test

Why such decision?

The Rajasthan state Government took the decision in order to ease the process, as the students have to appear for 2 entrance exams. It increases the burden for them and somehow they may lose confidence. But now they can feel it easier to crack the process ensuring a safe admission to the right technical college. The students would selected based on the JEE merit list and thus they can prepare themselves better achieving the final destination.

Therefore, it’s a great news for all the aspirants who want to study engineering knowing that they would not have to sit for 2 entrance exams. Now, you can prepare for the JEE Main with complete concentration that would help you to grab the real time success. Also, you should score the qualifying marks in the 10+2 that would be taken while making the final merit list for the admission process.

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