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 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.

In this particular article, let us take a look at the Yogananda College of Engineering & Technology, Jammu.

The Yogananda College of Engineering & Technology is based in Jammu and is affiliated to Jammu University. The institute is approved by AICTE, New Delhi and was established under the aegis of three trusts namely ‘Chanderbhaga Educational Trust’, ‘Jamwal Educational Trust’ and Tawi Educational Trust’.

The institute has all the necessary infrastructure like computing facilities, library,cafeteria, health center, sports facility and transport facility. The college conducts co-curricular and extracurricular activities for the students and also has various clubs for the students. The college also runs a mentorship program to help students develop various skill to make them industry ready.

The college has a training and placement cell to guide students during internships and final placements.

The institute offers undergraduate programs in Civil engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Mechanical Engineering. The student intake for various branches is –

Civil engineering                            120

Computer Science & Engineering 60

Electrical Engineering                     60

Information Technology                 60

Mechanical Engineering                120

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