JEE (Main) - Joint Entrance Examination - for admissions to National Institute of Technology (NIT), Indian Institute of Information Technology & other government funded technical institutes - overall applicable to 24,000 seats.
To be held in Jan & in April - Students can take 2nd attempt to better scores from 1st attempt in the same year.
This year 12 lac took JEE (Main).
Note - Top 2.24 lac candidates from JEE(Main) are eligible for JEE (Advance) which is used for admissions to IIT.
NEET - National Eligibility cum Entrance Test - for admissions to undergrad medical seats (MBBS/BDS). Applicable to 60000 seats.
To be held in Feb & May.
Note - BDS stands for Bachelor of Dental Surgery.