Top 10 TOUGHEST Competitive Exams in India

Check 10 TOUGHEST entrance Exams in India, Which are considered not an easy cake cut

  1. UPSC CIVIL SERVICES – No doubt the toughest in the world. People preparing for it call it “ a 5 year plan”. Add to it the Reservation System then clearing it is a miracle for the General Category student.
  2. GATE – Even though it is 100 marks exam, they ask everything technical in 65 marks, all you studied in the past 4 years. Moreover, the split of examination in 2 sets sometimes increases the difficulty and many candidates consider it biased.
  3. IIT JEE – After completing their 10th standard, the syllabus is a nightmare for the students without any link to the previous syllabus for the engineering stream. Add to it the daily burden of coaching classes along with the school compulsory attendance, it drains the life energy of the student.
  4. CAT – Now in our country, people have developed the habit of overusing and hence complicating things. CAT is a computer based test and tests the student on the basis of 3 sections through 100 objective type questions – Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VRC), Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DI and LR) and Quantitative Ability (QA). The marks are scored on a percentile basis which is a relative grading.
  5. AIIMS ENTRANCE EXAMINATION – With just a few handful seats, it is the exam which produces world class doctors and hence is bound not to be a piece of cake.
  6. NID EXAMINATION – National Institute of Design is the country’s premier most institute for research into Industrial, Communication, Textile and IT Integrated (Experiential) Design. In fact it was declared an ‘Institute of National Importance’ by the Act of Parliament, by the virtue of National Institute of Design Act 2014. No wonder then that is the most coveted for design students across India. It currently conducts academic programs for Bachelor of Design (B.Des.), Master of Design and Graduate Diploma Program in Design.
  7. NEET – NEET or the National Eligibility and Entrance Test is one of the newest and controversial entrance exams in India.
  8. UGC NET
  9. CLAT
  10. NDA
  11. SSC

Nowadays, Bank PO, Railway and other exams have also become tougher. This is not due to their syllabus but the increasing number of candidates.