Candidates who have completed Xth standard are eligible for First Year admission, and those who completed XII Standard are eligible for Lateral Entry admission (Direct 2nd Year).Before the admission process begins, the required qualifications for admission in Polytechnic Colleges (such as Age, Marks required, Number of Seats in the various categories, etc.) are published in the leading dailies so that the students can decide their choice of Polytechnic Colleges, Course, etc. well in advance.
ADMISSION IN DIPLOMA COURSES
The candidates who pass X Standard or equivalent examinations with Mathematics and Science subjects are eligible for entry into Polytechnic Colleges. Special Reservation is given to the following category for entry in Government / Government - Aided Polytechnic Colleges:
Son and Daughter of Ex-Servicemen.
Physically Handicapped People.
Son and Daughter of Burma / Ceylon repatriates.
Candidates sponsored by other States.
LATERAL ENTRY ADMISSIONS
For Lateral Entry into the Second year (III Semester) of the three year diploma courses, the candidates shall be required to have passed the Higher Secondary Examination (Academic or Vocational) of 10 , + 2 pattern, with the following conditions:
Academic Stream candidates should have compulsorily studied Maths, Physics & Chemistry at 10 + 2 level.
Vocational Stream candidates should have studied either Maths or Physics or Chemistry as one of the subjects of study along with the related Vocational Subject (Theory & Practical) at 10 + 2 level.