In this new series of articles, we take a look at the engineering college in Jammu & Kashmir that admit students on the basis of their performance in the JKCET.
Admissions to undergraduate engineering courses available at various engineering colleges in Jammu & Kashmir is conducted by the Jammu Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations.
Jammu & Kashmir is also home to other institutes of repute like the NIT Srinagar. The Union Government has proposed to establish an Indian Institute of Management (IIM) and an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Jammu and Kashmir.
This year, admission to engineering colleges in Jammu & Kashmir is based on JKCET (Jammu Kashmir Common Entrance Test) 2016. The exam will assess students’ knowledge in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The exam will consist of 2 papers, Paper 1 will have 60 questions each on Physics and Chemistry while Paper 2 on Mathematics will have 60 questions. Each question will carry one mark for every correct answer and will have a negative marking of 0.25 mark for every incorrect answer.
In this particular article, let us take a look at the Model Institute of Engineering and Technology, Jammu.
The Model Institute of Engineering and Technology is based in Jammu and is affiliated to University of Jammu. The institute was established in 1998 and is the first private engineering college in the state and is a part of the MIER Group of Institutions. is approved by AICTE, New Delhi. Some courses are accredited by NAAC and the rest are accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA).
The institute is spread over 25 acre campus and has all the necessary infrastructure like computing facilities, library, bank, sports facility and transport facility. The college conducts co-curricular and extracurricular activities for the students. The institute also focuses on research and development activities and has a strong alumni network.
The college has a training and placement cell to guide students during internships and final placements. It helps students develop their skills and get industry ready. The institute also has tie-ups with corporates like Cisco and IBM to help train the students in various engineering skills.
The institute offers undergraduate programs in Civil engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication engineering and Information Technology. The student intake for various branches is –
Civil engineering 60
Computer Science & Engineering 120
Electrical Engineering 60
Electronics & Communication engineering 120
Information Technology 60
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