Uttarakhand is an ideal destination for students seeking higher professional education. Admissions to undergraduate engineering courses available at various engineering colleges will be conducted by the Uttarakhand Technical University, which is the only affiliating university of the state managing private as well as government institutions. There are 4 constituent and 118 affiliated colleges with 50,000 students in pursuing various courses.

Uttarakhand is also home to other institutes of repute like the Indian Military Academy, IIT (Roorkee), NIT Uttarakhand (NITUK) and IIM (Kashipur).

This year, admission to engineering colleges in Uttarakhand is based on JEE(Main) 2016 scores. The JEE (Main) 2016 paper and pen mode exam has been scheduled on 03/04/2016 whereas the online objective paper will be held on 09/04/2016 and 10/04/ 2016. This 3-hour paper will assess students’ knowledge in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. The paper will have 90 questions worth 360 marks. Every correct answer will earn you 4 marks, while 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

In this new series of articles, we take a look at the engineering college in Uttarakhand that admit students on the basis of their performance in the JEE (Main) exam.

In this particular article, let us take a look at the Birla Institute of Applied Sciences, Bhimtal.

The Birla Institute of Applied Sciences is based in Bhimtal and is affiliated to the Uttarakhand Technical University. The institute was established in 1969 and is approved by AICTE, New Delhi.

The institute is spread over a 25 acre campus and has all the necessary infrastructure like a library, seminar halls, digital library and modern labs. The college has an Eco Society that takes care of poor villages around the campus. These projects are supported by USAID.

The college also provides various internationally approved training programs and globally accepted certification courses to help students keep pace with international developments.

The institute offers undergraduate programs in Computer Science & Engineering and Electronics & Communication Engineering. The student intake for various branches is –

Computer Science & Engineering               60

Electronics & Communication Engineering 60

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