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Competitive exams are designed to test our aptitude, mental stability, reasoning, physical fitness, and other factors. These examinations are conducted online, offline computerized, or with pen and paper. It can be objective or subjective. Every exam is designed for different levels of difficulty to test. Thousands of students in India prepare for such examinations. Some may be easy to crack and some can be tough.
Here is India’s 3 top toughest examination to crack.
Commonly known as UPSC Civil service examination is India’s one of the prestigious and toughest exams to crack. This examination recruits for jobs in the Central Government of India. Services acquired by the examinations are IAS, IFS, and IPS. Over 10 lakh students appear every year. The examination is divided into three stages:
Prelims, Main Exam, Personality test or Interview.
The pass rate of the examination varies from 0.1% to 0.3 %. Among the 5 lakh candidates which appear in the examination only 13,000 candidates pass the prelims, and after that only 3000 go to the final round. The vacancies vary but are around 800.
This process of filtration of the students from the first stages shows the strictness and toughness of the examination. One working for the Central Government posts needs to fluent in speaking, should be logical, should have good reasoning ability for such qualities this is one the toughest examination in India.
IIT-JEE is a screening of students in the field of engineering for different top institutions in India. This is the second toughest examination held in India. Students seeking admissions in centrally-funded institutes. This exam is divided into two stages. First is the JEE Mains and JEE Advanced. For appearing in JEE Advanced, a student must clear JEE Mains.
Students who pass JEE Mains examination can get admissions in other institutes of choice in fields of engineering, architecture, and many more but cannot get admissions in IITs and IISs based institutes. Admissions are based on the All India Rank(AIR) ranking, the higher the rank, the higher the chances of getting admissions in such institutes.
12-14 lakhs students appear in this examination and only 2.2 lakhs pass the Mains and 12,000-13,000 pass the Advance. The pass rate can be said to be 1 out of 45 students. After the new rules in 2019, now students can appear two times a year.
GATE is the examination for students interested in Masters and Doctoral degree courses in Engineering, Technology, Architecture, and Science. It also stands as a solid admission criterion for IITs and NITs.
The GATE is score is valid for 3 years from the date of the announcement. GATE is also come in the criterion for some PSU’s organizations. To enroll in such an examination some criteria should be followed.
- Secure at least a Bachelor’s degree in the related Engineering or Science stream.
- Secure at least a Master’s degree from any branch of Mathematics, Science, Statistics, or Computer Applications.
- Students in the final year of either a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program.
7 lakhs students appear in the exam and only 1.26 lakh pass this exam. The curriculum comprises of engineering undergraduate degree course of B.tech/B.E syllabus.
Whatever may be the examination, preparing for it with sincerity, consistency, and patience is the key to success. Thus, these above examinations are tough to crack butares always worth the time and ability which we put forward not only for ourselves but for our country’s progress.