JOINT ADMISSION TEST (JAT) is conducted by the Director of Technical Education. Assam for admission to BE/B Arch degree courses in Assam Engineering College, Guwahati: Jorhat Engineering College, Jorhat; Regional Engineering College, Silchar (Assam quota); and for reserved seats (allotted by Govt. Of India) for Engineering & Technological Degree courses outside Assam. (Such candidates have also to apply separately to the Director of Technical Education, Guwahati 781019, as and when advertised).
Exemption from ‘JAT’
(i) Nominated candidates against reserved seats; (ii) Foreign students; (iii) Candidates ranked within the first ten positions in the Higher Secondary (Science) exam of Assam Higher Secondary Education Council provided they get 75% aggregate marks.
COMMON DETAILS are given below:
Admission is open to permanent residents of Assam except Government of India/State nominees; Sons and daughters of Central Govt./Public Sector Undertakings employees posted in Assam and serving in the State for one year ( 7 seats).
Reservations SC 7% ST 15% (Plains 10% Hills 5%) OBC (including MOBC) 15% Sons and daughters of EX-servicemen 2 seats Grandsons/grand-daughters of freedom fighters 2 seats Physically handicapped 2 seats Tea garden labour community 2 seats Ex-Tea garden labour community 2 seats NCC 2 seats Sports persons 2 seats Sons and daughters of Central Govt./Public/Sector employees posted in Assam and serving for one year 7 seats (total). Seats are also reserved for Govt. of India/State nominees ( Sikkim, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur, Arunchal Pradesh, Mizoram).
Eligibility Maximum Age.21 yr. (22/24) yr. For B.Sc. degree holders/SC and ST candidates).
Academic qualification 12 yr. Hr Sec exam of Assam Higher Secondary Education Council or equivalent with Phy. Chem., Maths and English securing 50% aggergate marks in PCM in one sitting (45% for SC and 40% for ST candidates). Candidates should be physically and mentally fit.
Application Procedure Application form and prospectus can be obtained from the Engineering Colleges/Polytechnics as may be notified on payment of Rs 30 in cash or through Bank Draft payable to the Principle of the College along with a self- addressed stamped (Rs 4) envelope of 28x12 cm size. Completed application along with the Centre fee of Rs 100 through cash/Bank Draft should be submitted to any Engineering College according to cantre of choice under Guwahati/Jorhat/Silchar zones.
Selection On the basis of merit in ‘JAT’ conducted at 18 centres in the State. The test consists of 100 marks of each paper in Maths, Phy. and Chem. each of 3 hours duration. Separate merit list for SC/ST candidates is prepared. Candidates for BArch course are also required to appear in Aptitude test.
Choice of Branch of Study/College Candidates are required to indicated in the application their preference of branch of study/college; allotment is however based on merit. Change is not allowed after admission. Merit list is notified by the Director of Technical Education, Assam through Aptitude test.
Medium of Instruction English.
Fees College fees Rs.600 (likely to be revised)
Hostels Colleges are residential. Mess charges Rs.450.
Inquiries Director of Technical Education, Assam, Guwahati 781019.