Madhya Pradesh Pre- Engineering Test (PET)
Admission to B.E/B.Arch./BTech degree courses is based on the State level Pre-Engineering Test (PET) conducted every year by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board Bhopal in Government Engineering Colleges; Private Engineering Colleges; Autonomous Institutions and MP quota seats in National Institute of Technology.
Eligibility : A pass in 10+2 scheme of MP Board of Secondary Education or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English securing 55% marks in aggregate. Compartmental candidates are not considered. Candidates who have appeared in the final year exam are also eligible. Age limit must be not more than 21 years on October 1 of the year of admission.
Admission Procedure : Application form and prospectus can be obtained from the Office of Professional Examination Board or any of the State Engineering College. Last date of submission of completed forms is in the month of January/February.
Selection : Selection is done on the basis of merit in the PET. The test is conducted usually in the month April/ May at 23 cities in Madhya Pradesh and Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow and Nagpur. Merit list is prepare by the Board course wise, which is then notifies in the leading newspapers/ colleges. Successful candidates are also informed individually.
Pattern and Medium of Examination: Test consists of objective type multiple choice questions in maths, physics and chemistry (300 marks each). Syllabus for the PET is same as that of Higher Secondary Exam. Medium of the exam is English. Candidates appearing for B.Arch course would have to appear for an Aptitude test.
Reservation of seats: SC-15%,ST-21%, military personnel-5%, GOI nominees-3%, children/grand children of freedom fighters-3%
Domicile Restrictions: Citizens of India, educated in educational institutions in MP for at least three consecutive years during the 5 years immediately preceding the year in which admission is sought or bonafide residence of MP or son or daughter of an employee or pensioner of the Government of MP/All India service on MP cadre or central government/public sector undertakings employees posted in MP for at least six months prior to the submission of application or a person settled in MP under resettlement scheme. However, those restrictions do not pertain to the payment seats of the private sector colleges.