Eligibility for admission to first year B.E. / B.Tech. programmes (As per norms of Govt. of Tamilnadu)

  • A pass in XII std., of Tamilnadu HSC (Academic) with Maths, Physics and Chemistry. (or)
  • A pass in XII std., of Tamilnadu HSC (Vocational Stream) with Engineering / Technology Vocational Subjects and any one or two of the related subjects like Maths, Physics or Chemistry.
  • A pass in an equivalent examination accepted by Universities in Tamilnadu for admission to B.E. / B.Tech., / B.Arch. degree courses.

Rank statement from the approved agency like Consortium of Self Financing Engineering and Arts Colleges is mandatory for admission under Minority / Management quota. (Refer to separate advertisements from the authorities of State Government for Admissions under Government Quota).


Qualifying Examination: Diploma Candidates

A pass with prescribed minimum eligibility marks in any one of the Diploma in appropriate branch of Engineering / Technology of the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Tamil Nadu / equivalent prescribed for admission to the Degree Course (Refer list of eligible Degree Courses for various Diploma Courses).

Qualifying Examination: B.Sc. Candidates

A pass with prescribed minimum eligibility marks in any recognized Bachelor’s Degree in Science of minimum 3 years duration with 10+2+3 year’s pattern and studied Mathematics at +2 level or studied Mathematics as core or ancillary subjects at B.Sc. level alone are eligible for admission to B.E/ B.Tech degree courses through Lateral Entry.
 Note: Candidates with Degree other than Bachelor of Science are not eligible.
For any clarification with regard to Diploma qualification, write a letter to DOTE, get it clarified and then admit students. On any account, candidates without prescribed qualifications will not be given admission approval.

Minimum Eligibility Marks

Both Diploma and B.Sc. qualified candidates have to obtain the following minimum eligibility marks for admission to Lateral Entry as prescribed in G.O. (Ms.) No.263, Higher Education (J2) Department, dated: 30.6.2008