All India Engineering/Pharmacy/Architecture Entrance Examination (AIEEE)

All India Engineering/Pharmacy/Architecture Entrance Examination (AIEEE) :

An All-India Engineering/Pharmacy/Architecture Entrance Examination (AIEEE) is conducted by CBSE, Department of Secondary and Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development in compliance with the directives of the Government of India, for admission to degree level courses in Engineering, Pharmacy and Architecture in Central Universities, National Institutes of Technology, Deemed Universities and Institutions in the States/UTs other than those covered by Joint Entrance Examination/State Level Entrance Examination for paid or unpaid seats based on the score.


Educational Qualification : The minimum academic qualification for admission through AIEEE is a pass in 10+2 (senior secondary Class XII) examination or its equivalent referred to as the qualifying examination from a recognized Board/University. Those appearing in 10+2 final or equivalent examination may also appear in AIEEE for consideration of provisional admission. Admission to AIEEE is meant for Indian nationals only.

Age Limit

Candidates between 16-24 years of age on the first day of October of the year of admission below 25 years at the time of admission are eligible. In the case of SC, ST and PH candidates, upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years. Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate only will be taken as authentic.


On the basis of performance in AIEEE, separate rank lists will be prepared for B.E./B.Tech., B.Pharma and B.Arch/B.Planning. Score Card indicating All India Rank with total marks and marks in each subject shall be sent to all candidates appearing in AIEEE. Candidates scoring above a certain cut off percentage of marks (being different for General and SC/ST/PH category candidates) to be called for counselling shall be determined at the time of declaration of AIEEE results

Admission Procedure

Information Bulletin-cum-Application form can be procured by post only from the AIEEE Unit, at the Central Board or Secondary Education 17-B, I.P. Estate, New Delhi - 110 002 or personally from Regional Offices of CBSE and Designated Branches of Syndicate Bank/Designated Institutions. The Syndicate Bank will not send the Information Bulletin by Post. The cost of information Bulletin inclusive of Examination Fee is Rs.300/- for General Category and Rs.150/- for SC and ST candidates.

To obtain information Bulletin-cum-Application form by post candidates should send their request to the Asstt. Secretary AIEEE Unit, Central Board of Secondary Education, 17-B Indraprastha Estate New Delhi - 110 002 along with a bank draft for Rs.350/- only (Rs.200/- only for SC/ST candidates) payable in favour of The Secretary, CBSE at New Delhi and a self addressed envelope of 12" x 10". This includes Rs.50/- only towards postal charges

Online submission of application with photograph and signature on Computer Printed Form generated and down loaded from the website and to be sent by Registered/Sped Post to CBSE and payment made (a) Bank Draft, or (b) Syndicate Bank AIEEE Challan Form, generated at the time of submission of particulars are down loaded from the website, in any branch across the country

Candidates are required to retain a print copy of application form, number, date, the mode of remittance of Examination fee and the copy of the Bank Draft/Syndicate Bank AIEEE Challan. In addition to Examination Fee, following Service/ Processing Charges will have to be paid by the candidates.

The application form duly filled-in along with other documents, if any, should be sent by Registered/Speed Post to The Asstt. Secretary, AIEEE unit, Central board of secondary education, 17-b, Indraprastha Estate, New Delhi - 110002.

The last date for receipt of application form by Registered/Speed Post is tentatively First week of February. Thereafter 15 days grace time will be allowed to the candidates belonging to remote areas viz. Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura, Lahaul and Spiti District and Pangi sub division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep.

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Aptitude Test

AIEEE consist of three papers with objective type questions and fourth paper - Aptitude Test for Architecture and Planning. The Aptitude Test is designed to evaluate candidate's perception, imagination, observation, creativity and architectural awareness. The question papers for the Examination shall be based on a common minimum syllabus drawn from syllabi taught in different Boards of States.

Scheme : All objective type questions (four options with single correct answer) would carry three marks. Each question would carry four marks. For each correct response, candidate will get three marks. For each incorrect response one mark would be deducted. More than one answer indicated against a question will be deemed as incorrect response and will be negatively marked.

Paper -1 comprise Physics & Chemistry with equal weightage containing 150 objective type questions of 2 hours and 30 minutes duration. Paper - 2 comprise Mathematics containing 75 objective type questions. Paper -3 comprise of Biology & Zoology containing 75 objective type questions with equal weightage. Both these papers would be of 1 hour and 15 minutes duration. The 4th paper- Aptitude Test consist of 2 parts. Part (i) consist of 50 objective type questions and Part (ii) consist of two questions to test the drawing Aptitude of the candidates carrying a total of 100 marks. This paper would be of 11/2 hour duration.


List of Institutes/ Universities participating in AIEEE National Institutes of Technology

  • Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh)
  • Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)
  • National Institute of Technology, Calicut (Kerela)
  • National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh)
  • Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur (Rajasthan)
  • Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar (Punjab)
  • National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur (Bihar)
  • National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra (Haryana)
  • Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur (Maharashtra)
  • National Institute of Technology, Rourkela (Orissa)
  • National Institute of Technology, Silchar (Assam)
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Institute of Technology, Surat (Gujarat)
  • Karnataka National Institute of Technology, Surathkal (Karnataka)
  • National Institute of Technology, Warangal (Andhra Pradesh)
  • Regional Engineering College, Durgapur (West Bengal)
  • Regional Engineering College, Tiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu)
  • Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad (UP)
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior
  • International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad
Exam Date for AIEEE

Date of Entrance Examination  -  April 4, 10 and 11, 2015
Issue of Application forms begins  -  7th November 2014
Last date of issue of application forms  -  18th December 2014
Last date for receiving filled-in applications  -  18th December 2014

Deemed Universities
  • Allahabad Agricultural Institute, Allahabad
  • Amrita Institute of Technology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore
  • Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science & Higher Education for Women, Coimbatore
  • Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune
  • Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi
  • College of Engineering & Technology, Gurukul, Haridwar
  • Dayalbagh Educational Institution, Dayalbagh, Agra
  • Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute, Chennai
  • Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
  • Sathyabama Institute of Science & Technology, Chennai
  • School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi
  • Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA), Thanjavur
  • Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala
  • Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
Other Institutions
  • National Institute of Foundry & Forge Technology, Ranchi
  • Chandigarh College Of Architecture, Chandigarh
  • Chandigarh College Of Engineering & Technology, Chandigarh
  • Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh
States / UTs
  • Haryana - 15% seats through Haryana State Counselling
  • Himachal Pradesh - 100% seats through Himchal Pradesh Counselling
  • Punjab & Orissa - 100% seats through Counselling to be done by respective State
  • Rajasthan - 15% of the open seats other states through Rajasthan State Counselling
  • Uttaranchal - 100% seat through Uttaranchal State Counselling
  • Army Institute of Technology, Pune - 100% seat through their own counselling
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