National Engineering Challenge 2017

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AwardFree coaching, tablets and cash prize up-to Rs. 1,50,000.

About the Program


Last Updated On : 23-01-2017   Posted By : Admin

The Gate Academy invites application for National Engineering Challenge 2017, which is the biggest national level engineering quiz competition. This competition rewards free gate coaching to 100 students (worth Rs. 23,00,000), tabGATE (tablets with GATE content) and  Rs 1,50,000 will be disbursed in winners and runner team. The selection will be based upon three rounds: preliminary, zonal and national. The preliminary round will be held online on 19th February 2017, registrations should be done on or before 18th February 2017. 

  • National Engineering Challenge 2017

    All engineering students in India are eligible to apply.

    How can you apply?

    The application can be done online only with the following steps:

    Step 1: Go to the link.

    Step 2: Click on register now tab.

    Step 3: Fill the complete details to complete the registration.

Important documents
Terms and Conditions

-- Syllabus Details & Student Logistics:

Round Name

Syllabus Details

Registration Process/Eligibility

Test Date, Time & Results

Student Logistics


Preliminary  Round 1

Syllabus: Basic Maths and General Aptitude.


Duration: 30 mins for 40 Questions with negative marking

Step 1: Students needs to register on NEC website:
(All Fields are mandatory to fill)

Step 2: Students will receive the confirmation email with - username, password and online exam portal link within 24 hours

Preliminary Round Test Dates: 19th Feb’17 & 5th March’17

Click to know  your exam Date:

Time: 9:30 am to 10:00 am

Results Declaration: 8th March’17

Student can take the test from anywhere (online)


Zonal                    Round -2

Syllabus: Basic Maths, General Aptitude and General Science

Duration: 30 mins for 40 Questions with negative marking

Top 100 winners will be intimated via email and phone

Registration will be confirmed once Student acknowledges on the mail and share his/her travel tickets

Test Date:  19th March 2017

Time: 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Result Declaration : 29th April 2017

Student needs to travel to nearby THE GATE ACADEMY centre and take the test.

TGA will pay for travel allowance + food allowance up to Rs 1,000/- per student


National Engg. Quiz
(Grand Finale)

Syllabus: Engineering Maths, General Aptitude, General Science and General Awareness

Duration : 3 hrs

Top 10 winners will be intimated via email and Phone

Registration will be confirmed once Student acknowledges on the mail and share his/her travel tickets

Quiz Date: 9th July 2017

Result Declaration: 9th July 2017

Student needs to travel to Bangalore and Attend the quiz

TGA will pay travel allowance + food allowance up to Rs 5,000/- per   student

Accommodation will be provided by TGA


-- Click here to know to your exams dates.

-- Selection Process and Awards Details:

Name of the Rounds

Mode of Test/ Assessment

No. of Students Selected for awards



Preliminary Round 1


Online – MCQ


Centre Winners:
100 winners across India


FREE GATE training for one year to Non TGA students.

For TGA students:
- 100% fees refund for those students who have registered after 1st January 2017 for one year course.
- 50% fees refund for those students who have registered before 1st January 2017 for one year course


Zonal Round 2


Paper /Pen Based - MCQ


Zonal Winners: 10 winners from each zone


tabGATE (tablet with GATE content) worth 12,000/- to each one will be provided


National Finale


Face to Face Quiz


National Winners: 1 team
(2 members per team)

National Runners : 1 team      
(2 members per team)


Cash: 1, 00,000/- to winner team & 50,000/- to Runners-up team + FREE coaching & tab GATE

Total winner team gets Rs.2,00,000 worth prize & runner team gets Rs.1,50,000 worth prize

This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by December, 2024. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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