Counselling Tips for Students to Get Enrolled To Engineering Courses

Counselling Tips for Students to Get Enrolled To Engineering Courses

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Are you preparing yourself for engineering counselling session?  Scoring good marks in the engineering entrance test is surely a major step that helps you to build career in your choicest field. However the way you handle your counselling process is also important.


Counselling is crucial to allow students to make them aware of career perspectives as well as the problems they face, the proper infrastructure and also their facilities about colleges. It also offers all kinds of information that any student wishes to know about colleges or also the course that he or she wants to get enrolled for engineering course. Such type of counselling is indeed the best way to allow the students by guiding them through the right path and also by allowing them to achieve their goals.

The following are the different stages that you have to go through at times of engineering counselling session.

  • Verification of Candidates
  • Evaluation of Documents
  • Knowing the options
  • Allotment of the seats
  • Fee Structure
  • Reporting at the college

Know About Candidate Verification

Before attending counselling process, you must understand the details of the procedure from the official website or other relevant source. In some cases, the aspiring candidates have to register themselves by offering the processing fees. And from time to time, they have to check if the registration procedure is done successfully. In most cases, the option for online registration facility is offered to the students. For example, once registration is completed, login id, number, number of hall ticket, password etc. are issued to the students.

Be Prepared for Document Verification process     

The next step is verification of document for each and every student.  Generally you have to show your original certificates to the concerned authorities. Make sure you carry all the documents along with you. The following are a few documents verified during the counselling procedure

  • Relevant mark sheet
  • Rank card
  • Caste certificates or documents if applicable
  • Physically Handicapped (PH), NCC or Sports or Games certificates, if necessary
  • Transfer certificates or documents

Choose your college as per your rank

After the completion of student verification process, the students are given option to choose colleges along with particular codes. It is one of the vital steps for counselling. You have the scope to choose college just by using the college code. Depending on your secured rank secured you can select for a particular institute.

Stick to your own choice

Do not have the mentality of choosing only the streams that other students are taking up. If you are not interested in a particular branch of engineering then you should choose it only because other students are going for this option. The best idea is to get enrolled to a basic engineering stream and therefore you can keep option open in order to diversify into a career of your own choice in the later days.

Know details about your Seat Allotment

On the basis of the election of college and the rank issued by the counselling authority, you may be allotted with seat from their chosen colleges. Generally change of allotment is not encouraged. Be determined and then make selection accordingly.

Fee Structure

In most cases, the students would receive ‘challan’ for payment of fee for allotment of seats in a particular college. Normally a particular bank is given the responsibility to look after the payment procedure. The students from special categories such as PH, Sports background may get exemption of fee. Often the fee structure changes every year and you have to be aware of it before you appear for counselling process. Do not forget to collect the details of the fee beforehand.

Reporting at college:

With allotment order as well as receipt of fee payment the candidates would report to particular colleges on the specific date announced by particular authorities. If you are unable to attend the counselling process, the seat allotted to the particular students is cancelled. However there are few universities or institutes that allow two or three counselling opportunities depending on the total number of vacant seats being available at present.

Do your homework

Before entering admission hall, you may be asked to arrange the necessary certificates in proper order. Once it is being done, you will get the permission to enter hall and meet the counselor who can help you select a particular college or department of your own choice. It is important to remember that these counsellors are at all entitled to allow you to select what specific college you can get enrolled to. A counsellor can only guide you in the entire process. Before opting for the favorite college you must do a bit of research about the details of the particular institute. For example, you may get two to three choices for college. Based on hierarchy of selection as well as availability, you may get admitted to college of your own choice.

The interest towards engineering field has effectively increased amongst the students. And in the last few years, the total number of colleges for engineering students has also increased to a large extent. In this current scenario, gathering information of colleges as well as choosing the perfect branch in your favorite colleges seems to be herculean task for any aspirant. Proper counselling helps you to make the right choice at the right time.


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