India's Most Challenging Exams: A Look at UGC NET, NEET, UPSC, and More

UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE): Conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), this exam is for recruiting candidates to various civil services of the Government of India, including the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), and Indian Police Service (IPS).

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE): JEE Main and JEE Advanced are exams for admission to undergraduate engineering programs at prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs), and other centrally funded technical institutions.

CAT (Common Admission Test): Conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), CAT is a prerequisite for admission to postgraduate management programs at IIMs and other top business schools in India.

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET): NEET is the entrance examination for students who wish to study undergraduate medical courses (MBBS) and dental courses (BDS) in government or private medical colleges in India.

UGC NET (National Eligibility Test): UGC NET is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on behalf of the University Grants Commission (UGC) for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for Assistant Professorship or Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Indian universities and colleges.

AIIMS Entrance Exam: This is the entrance examination for admission to undergraduate medical courses in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), which is one of the most prestigious medical colleges in India.

GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering): GATE is conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) on behalf of the National Coordination Board-GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India.

CLAT (Common Law Admission Test): CLAT is an all-India entrance examination conducted for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate programs in law offered by 22 National Law Universities (NLUs) in India.