Industrial Proficiency Aptitude Test for Engineers
( CII - iPATE )
Registration, Examination & Certification
CII - iPATE 2.0 (2021) Exam
Certificates of Proficiency are available along with Candidates’ Response Sheets.
Talent pool creation
Scientific & uniform
CII – iPATE : A mega initiative on completion of CII’s 125 years in 2020
A computer based PAN India examination, conducted by CII, as an initiative
- to standardize the Technical Recruitment Process & Protocol for Indian Industry
- to set a benchmark to assess industrial aptitude & proficiency of Engineering Graduates across India.
Why CII – iPATE ?
- India is one of the largest producers of engineers throughout the world
- Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineers (GATE) has been a successful benchmark to assess the academic depth of engineering students to explore higher studies
- No authentic benchmark is available to assess industrial aptitude and proficiency of engineering graduates
- Indian industry needs a catchment of high quality, employable engineering graduates having industrial aptitude and proficiency, to recruit
- Hiring technical resources across geographies involves huge time, cost and effort
- Talent from tier II and III cities is not easily accessible by most of the corporates & SMEs
- Industries are not always equipped with proper evaluation team for effective hiring
The Process & Protocol
1. Candidate Registration
2. Learning & Mock Tests
3. Examination & Certification
4. Job Board for Employment
CII – iPATE : A Computer based Exam to assess the industry readiness and screen Engineering graduates across India
Section I : Cognitive Abilities
Section II : Professional Abilities
Health, Safety & Risk Management
Social Responsibility & Ethics
Finance & Accounts
Legal, Contracts & Arbitration
Section III (A) : Technical Abilities
Physics & Chemistry (10+2 level)
Section III (B) : Technical Abilities
Architecture and Planning
Electronics & Communication Engineering
*Allied Engineering Disciplines are also applicable
- B.E. / B. Tech. (3 year course after B.Sc./Diploma in Engineering/Technology)
- B. Arch. (5 year course) / Naval Architecture (4 year course) / Planning (4 year course)
- Professional Society Examinations (equivalent to B.E. / B. Tech. / B. Arch.) recognized by MHRD/ UPSC/ AICTE
- M.E. / M.Tech or equivalent
- Ph.D or equivalent and higher
# The final year and pre-final year students may appear for the exam along with fresh graduates.
# Experienced engineers may also appear for the Exam, need to select disciplines as per their education / experiences. There is no bar of experience.
Question Patterns: Multiple Choice or Numerical Type, Total 100 Questions of 1 Mark each, Negative Marking for every wrong answer: 1/2 Mark
Duration: 3 Hours
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