B Tech Lateral Entry Admissions in Kerala: Apply by October 9
Director of Technical Education has invited applications for admission to the Third Semester of the B. Tech courses under the Lateral Entry Scheme leading to a Degree in Engineering.
The scheme is intended to admit meritorious Diploma/ D.Voc/ B.Sc holders to the for 10% of the sanctioned seats, which shall be over and above supernumerary in addition to total seats plus the unfilled vacancies of the first year (lapsed seats of first year)
The list of Engineering colleges, the courses/ branches offered and the number of seats available in each branch will be published at www.admissions.dtekerala.gov.in before the online allotment.
Eligibility: Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply. Admission of non-Keralites will be restricted to the management quota seats in Private Self-Financing engineering colleges and Management seats in the Government controlled engineering colleges.
Applicants should have completed 18 years of age as on the 31st December 2021. There is no upper age limit.
Applicant should have passed the three year Diploma in Engineering/ Technology or D.Voc awarded from State Board of Technical Education / Universities or Institutions under Govt. of India or should have passed B.Sc degree with Mathematics as main/subsidiary. Applicant should have scored at least 45% marks (42% in the case of candidates belonging to SEBC and OEC category and 40% in the case of candidates belonging to SC/ST category) in the qualifying examination.
Diploma/ DVoc candidates will be admitted only to the branch of Engineering as per the equivalency given in Annexure B of the Prospectus that can be downloaded from B.Tech (LET) 2021 link at http://admissions.dtekerala.gov.in/
Those appearing for the Final year of Diploma stream / D.Voc stream / B.Sc stream Examination and satisfying the above criteria are also eligible to apply, subject to the condition that they will produce the Qualifying Certificate (original or Provisional) at the time of admission.
Application: Application can be submitted online at www.admissions.dtekerala.gov.in or at www.tekerala.org latest by 9.10.2021. Application fee is Rs.750/- for general candidates and Rs.375/- for SC/ST candidates, to be paid online.
Entrance Test: Selection will be based on an OMR based objective type Entrance Examination of two hours to be conducted at centres across Kerala, on 23.10.2021. The Test will have two parts with Part A for Diploma students and D Voc stream candidates and Part B for B.Sc stream students. Detailed syllabus is given in the Prospectus. Each question will carry 1 mark. There is no negative marking for incorrect answers. The Rank List shall be prepared with all the candidates in the order of marks secured in the Entrance examination, except those who secure Zero marks.
Those belonging to B.Sc stream shall be considered only after filling the supernumerary and the unfilled vacancies of the first year B.Tech / BE, with students belonging to the Diploma stream and D.Voc stream.
For more details visit http://admissions.dtekerala.gov.in/