RAJASTHAN PRE ENGINEERING TEST (RPET-2015 2016)
ADMISSION TO FIRST YEAR OF B.TECH. / B.E. COURSES
FOR THE SESSION 2015 2016-2015 2016
-: GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS :-
1. ONLINE SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORM
1.1 RPET-2015 2016 application form is to be submitted online by way of following the instructions provided on the
web portal. The candidate must fill, carefully, all details as required in the online application format.
1.2 Duration of submission of the online application form will be from
21.03.2015 2016 to 08.04.2015 2016.
1.3 Candidate is required to upload his/her recent passport size photograph and signature as per the facility
provided on the web portal of the online application form. Ensure that the image size of photograph should
not exceed 100 KB (maximum) in the JPG File format and the image size of Signature should, also, not
exceed 50 KB (maximum) in the JPG File format.
1.4 The candidate can edit the details entered by him/her in the Application format until he/she clicks the
“Submit” Button for final submission of application form. Once the candidate clicks the “Submit” Button,
he/she will not be able to edit the entered Data. Therefore, the candidates are advised to click “Submit”
button only and only if he / she is sure that the Data entered in the Online Application Format is correct and
no further editing is required.
1.5 The RPET-2015 2016 will not be responsible for any consequence arising out of non-acceptance of any
correction/addition/deletion of any Data of the application form after clicking the “Submit” Button.
1.6 Deposition of Application Form Fees :
Cost of RPET-2015 2016 Application Form is Rs. 800/- including the examination
fees of RPET-2015 2016. Candidates will contact any e-Mitra/CSC kiosk center authorized by the Government of Rajasthan
and deposit a sum of Rs.
810/- (Rs. 800/- against Application form Fees and Rs. 10/- for e-Mitra service charges). This
amount is neither refundable nor transferable nor adjustable for future RPET. The kiosk will generate a 16-digit Token
number for the candidate using e-Mitra portal and issue a receipt containing this Token number. Candidates are advised
to keep this receipt safely with them for further use. In order to activate the online application form for entering the
required details, the candidate must enter his/her token no. in the appropriate column of the application form. The online
application form will not accept entries without his/her Token number.
Coordinator, RPET-2015 2016,
Board of Technical Education, Rajasthan,
W-6, Residency Road, Jodhpur – 342 032
The aforesaid documents must be sent by Registered post / Speed post (not by courier). The same can also be
dropped in the locked box kept in the RPET office, Board of Technical Education, Rajasthan, Jodhpur. The last
date of receipt of the printed application form (along with attested copies of relevant certificates and bank
challan) in the RPET-2015 2016 office is 5.00 PM of
13th April, 2015 2016. The hard copy of the Application Form
(RPET-2015 2016) received after last date and time shall not be accepted.
2. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR ADMISSION :
A candidate must ensure that he / she is eligible for admission to various Governments aided and private unaided
technical institutions of Rajasthan (except BITS Pilani, MNIT Jaipur and other Deemed and Private Universities)
before filling up the RPET-2015 2016 Application Form. If a non-eligible candidate is admitted due to any reason then
the admission of such a candidate will be cancelled as soon as the mistake is detected even at later stage. Various
eligibility criteria for admission to B.Tech./B.E. course shall be as under:
2.1 EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION :
A. The minimum academic qualification for admission to B.Tech./B.E. program in Rajasthan is a pass with
atleast 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to “SC/ST/OBC (Non creamy layer)/SBC
(Non Creamy layer)” of Rajasthan state) in the subjects combination as given below taken together, in the
final examination of 10+2 (Class XII) of Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan or any other examination
recognized equivalent thereto by Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan / Central Board of secondary
B. Subject combination required in the qualifying examination for admission to B.Tech./B.E. courses shall be
Course Compulsory Subjects Any one of the Optional Subjects
B.Tech./ B.E. Physics & Mathematics (1) Chemistry (2) Bio-technology
(3) Computer Science (4) Biology
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C. Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination class XII in 2015 2016 will be provisionally
permitted to appear in RPET-2015 2016. Such candidates will only be eligible for subsequent counseling and
admission, provided they full fill the eligibility criteria as mentioned above. However, all such candidates
will have to produce the proof of eligibility as above at the time of submission of the prescribed Option
Form, otherwise their candidature will be cancelled.
2.2 AGE :
Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1988 are eligible. However, in the
case of Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Physically Handicapped (PH) candidates, upper
age limit is relaxed by 5 years, i.e. SC, ST and PH candidates who were born on or after October 01, 1983
are eligible. Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education marksheet / certificate only will be taken
2.3 MEDICAL FITNESS :
A candidate desirous of admission to Engineering Colleges will have to deposit the Medical Fitness
Certificate at the time of reporting in the allotted institution on the prescribed form certified by a Medical
Officer of the Government of Rajasthan or a Registered Medical Practitioner as per medical standards laid
Height: Not less than 1.5 m for male candidates and not less than 1.4 m for female candidates.
Weight: Not less than 41 kg. for male candidates and 37 kg for female candidates (Approximately).
Chest Measurement: Not less than 69 cm with satisfactory limits of expansion and contraction (for
male candidates only).
Heart & Lungs: No abnormality.
Hernia, Hydrocele, Piles etc.: Presence of any of these will be a temporary disqualification to be
rectified before joining the courses of study.
Vision: Normal. Where defective, it must be corrected to 6/9 in the better eye and 6/12 in the worse eye.
Eyes should be free from congenital and other diseases. In case of admission to Mining Engineering
courses, the candidates must be free from colour blindness (inability to distinguish between principal
Hearing: Normal. Where defective, it must be corrected.
The doctor will also have to certify that the candidate is medically fit for engineering profession.
2.4 DOMICILE CRITERIA :
The RPET-2015 2016 is open to the candidates of Rajasthan Domicile only. The domicile status of Rajasthan of
any candidate will be ascertained as per any one of the following criteria.
Domicile Category – A
The candidate himself / herself or any of his / her natural parents (father / mother) is a bonafide resident of
Rajasthan. [Refer Certificate No. 1 (i)]
Domicile Category – B
Candidate has studied continuously as a regular student in recognized educational institutions in Rajasthan
for the preceding three years up to and including the year in which he/she has passed / appearing the
qualifying examination (i.e. X, XI and XII classes). [Refer Certificate No. 1 (ii)]
Domicile Category – C
Candidate is a son/daughter of either a serving employee or of a retired employee of any of the following:
[Refer Certificate No. 1(iii)]
(i) Government of Rajasthan (including officers of All India Service borne on the State cadre of
(ii) Undertakings/ Corporations/ Improvement Trusts/ Municipal Boards/Panchayat Samities / Co-operative
Bodies duly constituted by the Government of Rajasthan.
(iii) Statutory Bodies and Corporations formed under the Indian Companies Act incorporated in Rajasthan.
Domicile Category – C
Candidate is a son/daughter of an employee of any of the Universities in Rajasthan or Board of Secondary
Education, Rajasthan or Government aided Engineering Colleges of Rajasthan who has put in at least three
years service on the date of submission of application in any of the above bodies. [Refer Certificate No. 1
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Domicile Category – C
Candidate is a son/daughter of an employee of Central Government or Institutions of the Central
Government including Public Sector Undertakings or Corporations and who is on the regular rolls and is
serving in the State of Rajasthan on the date of application. [Refer Certificate No. 1 (v)]
Domicile Category – C
Candidate is a son/daughter of an employee of Rajasthan origin, serving in Defence/Central Government
services/Public Sector undertakings/National Institutes of Government of India, who has put in at least three
years service on the last date for submission of application irrespective of his/her place of posting provided a
certificate is submitted by the employee from the employer to this effect stating the State of origin and the
home town as given by him/her at the time of his/her entry into service. [Refer Certificate No. 1 (vi)]
Ex-Servicemen (Ex-S) and the Defence Killed (DK) persons should be of Rajasthan origin for eligibility
of their children in these categories. The State of origin and home town as entered in the discharge
certificate shall only be accepted as proof in respect of the above. A copy of discharge certificate and
PPO must necessarily be enclosed to seek reservation/ relaxation in this category. The discharge
certificate and PPO must be produced in original at the time of Counseling.
For the wards of defence personnel from other State but serving in the State of Rajasthan, the domicile
condition is waved off to enable them to appear in the entrance test and be selected in general quota.
However, they would not be eligible for Ex-S/DK category.
Sons/daughters of the displaced persons from Jammu & Kashmir (KM) shall be eligible for admission to
Engineering Colleges through RPET-2015 2016. The candidate has to submit a certificate from the competent
authority as a proof of being son/daughter of a displaced person from Jammu & Kashmir.
3. RESERVATION OF SEATS :
As prescribed by the Govt. of Rajasthan (except in case of Private unaided Institutions and 50% seats in the self
finance course of the aided institutions) the reservation of seats will be made subject to the prevalent statutory
provisions of the State of Rajasthan viz. 16% for SC candidates, 12% for ST candidates, 21% for candidates
belonging to non-creamy layer OBC category and 1% for non-creamy layer SBC candidates.
Provision will also be made for horizontal reservation of 3% for candidates belonging to physically handicap,
25% for women category and 3% for dependants of Defence Killed/Ex-servicemen / Gallantry award winners.
Priority for Category of Defence Persons will be as follows
EXS1 Killed in action
EXS2 Disabled in action and boarded out from service/Died while in service with death attributable to
military service/Disabled in service and boarded out with disability attributable to military service
EXS3 Gallantry award winners
Reservation of girls in this category : 50% of the reserved seats in this category are earmarked for the girls.
KM Category :
5% of total intake capacity over and above the sanctioned strength in each of the institutions will
be reserved for Kashmiri migrants. Sons/daughter of the displaced persons from Jammu & Kashmir shall be
eligible for admission to Engineering colleges through RPET-2015 2016. The candidate has to submit a certificate from
the competent authority as a proof to being son/daughter of displaced person from Jammu & Kashmir.
Acronyms of various categories are as follow:
GEN – General Ex-S – Ex Serviceman
SC – Scheduled Caste PH – Physically Handicapped
ST – Scheduled Tribe KM – Kashmiri Migrants
OBC – Non creamy layer Other Backward Classes
SBC – Non creamy layer Special Backward Classes
Definition of SC / ST / Non creamy layer OBC / Non creamy layer SBC Category
: The benefit of
reservation under SC / ST / Non creamy layer OBC / Non creamy layer SBC category shall be available only to
the candidates of the castes as notified under Presidential order for the State of Rajasthan, for which, the
certificate should be issued by the competent authority as mentioned in Certificate No. 2. However for claiming
the benefit in non creamy layer OBC/ non creamy layer SBC category, the candidate will also have to furnish an
undertaking in the prescribed Performa as given in Certificate No. 2.
It is further clarified that candidates belonging to
creamy layer OBC/ creamy layer SB