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Polytechnic (Diploma) Admission 2022 - Entrance Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility

Pratyush Roy
Pratyush RoyUpdated On: November 25, 2021

Keen to take admissions in the Polytechnic or Engineering Diploma courses in the states of India? Check the state-wise list of Polytechnic Entrance Exams & 2022 Dates. Also, check the state-wise Polytechnic admission or counselling process here. 

Polytechnic (Diploma) Admission - Entrance Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility

The polytechnic courses or the diploma in engineering courses are very popular among engineering aspirants. The polytechnic courses admissions in the states of India are directed and managed by the concerned government authorities of the different states. The diploma in engineering or polytechnic courses is professional technical courses that have a full-time duration of 3 years. The following are some of the state-wise admission processes in the Polytechnic courses in various Engineering Diploma Specialisation. 

List of Polytechnic Entrance Exams 2022

Here is the list of various polytechnic entrance exams that are conducted in different states across the country. We have only mentioned the list of those states in the table below where the admission to Polytechnic courses is based on an entrance exam -

Name of the ExamRegistration DatesExam Date (Tentative)
AP POLYCET 2022To be NotifiedApril/ May 2022
APJEE 2022 (Arunachal Pradesh)To be NotifiedApril 2022
Assam PAT 2022To be NotifiedMay 2022
DCECE 2022 (Bihar)To be NotifiedMay/ June 2022
CG PPT 2022To be NotifiedMay/ June 2022
HP PAT 2022To be NotifiedApril/ May 2022
MP PPT 2022To be NotifiedJuly 2022
TS POLYCET 2022To be NotifiedApril/ May 2022
JEECUP 2022To be NotifiedMay 2022
Uttarakhand JEEP 2022To be NotifiedMay 2022
JEXPO/ VOCLET (West Bengal)To be NotifiedMay 2022
Jharkhand PECETo be NotifiedJune 2022
J&K Polytechnic Entrance Test (JKPET)To be NotifiedJune 2022

Application Form for Polytechnic Entrance Exams 2022

For all the polytechnic entrance exams in India, the mode of application is online. There will be an application fee for each entrance, which the candidates need to pay online. You can click on the links below for more details -

State-Wise Polytechnic Admission Dates 2022 (Non-Entrance)

Here is the list of states that do not conduct an entrance exam for Polytechnic courses, and the admission process is based on the marks obtained in Class 10.

Name of the State

Form Filling Dates
DSEU Delhi Polytechnic Admission 2022To be Notified

Goa Polytechnic Admission 2022

To be Notified

Gujarat Polytechnic 2022

To be Notified

Haryana Polytechnic Admission 2022

To be Notified

Karnataka Polytechnic Admission 2022

To be Notified

Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2022

To be Notified

Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2022

To be Notified

Odisha SCTE&VT Polytechnic Admission 2022

To be Notified

Punjab Polytechnic Admission 2022

To be Notified

Rajasthan Polytechnic Admission 2022

To be Notified

Tamil Nadu Polytechnic Admission 2022

To be Notified

CENTAC Puducherry Polytechnic (Diploma) Admission 2022

To be Notified

Meghalaya Polytechnic

To be Notified

Mizoram Polytechnic

To be Notified

Nagaland Polytechnic

To be Notified

Sikkim Polytechnic

To be Notified

Tripura Polytechnic

To be Notified

Haryana Polytechnic DET Admissions 2022

Haryana DET (Diploma Entrance Test) is a state-level admission procedure conducted by the Haryana State Technical Education Society or HSTES. The HSTES authority conducts examination for admissions in the diploma, pharmacy and lateral entry diploma courses.

Haryana Polytechnic DET Eligibility Criteria & Admission Process

The candidate has to first apply for sitting in the examination. Any candidate who has completed 10th level from any state or central board of education is considered eligible for sitting in the examinations. The candidate has to apply online for sitting in the entrance test of Hariyana DET. After the test is conducted, the HSTES council conducts DET counselling process. The students have to register online for appearing in the counselling process where the counsellors assign the college to the students for admissions depending on the score of the candidate in DET and his/her preference of college and course if available.

Rajasthan Polytechnic Admission 2022

The Directorate for Technical Education manages the polytechnic admission processes in Rajasthan. There is no entrance examination for the Polytechnic admissions in the state of Rajasthan. The norms are, however, are subject to change according to the directives of DTE anytime. The admissions in the Rajasthan Polytechnic courses are done on the basis of merit list published with the Class 10 scores of students. You can also check the link below for more details.

Rajasthan Polytechnic DTE Eligibility Criteria & Admission Process

The minimum eligibility criteria for Rajasthan Polytechnic aspirants are that they have to pass the 10th level from any Rajasthan school under any recognised state or central board of education.

The candidates have to log in to www.hte.rajasthan.gov.in or www.dte.rajasthan.gov.in for registering themselves for the admission process of polytechnic courses. After the merit list is published, the students will have to register for the counselling and choice filling process. After the counselling, the students will be given a provincial admission in a college of his/her choice. The students who have not been allotted a college in the first counselling will be given another chance in the second counselling.

After the candidate has been allotted a college, the candidate has to report in the college physically for completing the admission process.

West Bengal Polytechnic JEXPO/VOLCET Admission 2022

The JEXPO (Joint Entrance Examination for Polytechnics West Bengal) or VOLCET exam is conducted by WBSCTE or West Bengal State Council of Technical Education. The examination is held to offer admissions to the various diploma courses in the streams of engineering, technology and architecture. These engineering diploma courses are offered by the polytechnic colleges and institutions situated in West Bengal. You can also click on the link below for more details.

West Bengal Polytech Admission (JEXPO) 2022

West Bengal Polytechnic JEXPO/VOLCET Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

For admissions in the polytechnic colleges in West Bengal, the students who have completed 10th from any recognised board of education in the state or central level will be considered eligible to sit in the JEXPO entrance examinations. The candidates who have completed education in ITI Vocational Courses will have to sit for the VOLCET examination for admissions in the polytechnic colleges.

The candidate will have to visit the official website of the West Bengal State Council Of Technical & Vocational Education And Skill Development and register himself for the entrance examinations of JEXPO/VOLCET. After the exam, the candidates will have to register online for counselling, this counselling registration process and choice filling can also be done offline. After the student gets allotted to colleges in respective rounds, he/she will have to visit the college in person for completing the admission process.

Maharashtra Polytechnic Admission 2022

The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra conducts the admission processes of the polytechnic courses and also manages the entrance examinations. The council organises CAP or Centralised Admission Process for granting the admissions in the Maharashtra Polytechnic admissions. You can also click on the link below for more details.

Maharashtra Polytechnic DTE Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The students who have passed 10th standard or SSC or equivalent level are eligible to apply for admissions in Maharashtra Polytechnic colleges. The candidate has to log into the official website of Maharashtra DTE for choice filling and submission of the CAP form for appearing in the CAP counselling by DTE Maharashtra. After the DTE Maharashtra publishes the CAP Round 1 Provincial Allotment notification, the aspirants who are selected will have to be present physically in the Admission Reporting Centre for a hassle-free admission process. Similarly, many rounds will follow respectively. Once the students are allocated a college, they must visit the college to complete the admission process.

Delhi Polytechnic Admission 2022

The Department of Training and Technical Education (DTTE), Delhi conducts the Common Entrance Test (CET) in the Delhi State for admissions in the polytechnic colleges in Delhi. The Delhi DTTE CET is an offline (pen and paper) examination.

Delhi Polytechnic DTTE CET Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

Any student who has cleared his/her 10th level examination from any Delhi state recognised state or central education board and is a domicile of Delhi can appear in the CET examination for admissions in the polytechnic colleges of Delhi.

After the DTTE CET results are released, the DTTE publishes the norms of the counselling process for admissions. The students who want to get into the Delhi Polytechnic Colleges will have to register themselves with the test scores of CET and appear in the rounds of counselling processes until a college is allocated. The students will have to take part in the choice filling before that where they can select the institute and courses of their choice. After the college has been allocated, the candidates have to visit the college by themselves with all the prescribed documents for securing admissions.

Also Read: Find out more about Delhi Polytechnic DTTE CET admissions here

Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2022

The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Kerala conducts polytechnic admission drive for the engineering diploma aspirants in the state. There is no entrance examination for the engineering diploma/polytechnic courses in Kerala. The Kerala DTE grants admissions in polytechnic courses in Kerala depending on the previous academic records

Kerala Polytechnic DTE Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

The students who have passed 10th level, SSLC or THSLC or similar level examination from Kerala government approved state or central board. The candidate has to register with the Kerala DTE website with the aggregate scored in the 10th level passing examination. The DTE will publish a provincial merit list and will conduct counselling on the basis of that. The students who have registered with the DTE will have to choose the college and the course of preference according to which, the seat allotment will be given. After the seats have been allotted, the students will have to visit the institute in person for completing the admission formalities.

Odisha Polytechnic Admission 2022

The State Council for Technical Education & Vocational Training (SCTE&VT), Odisha conducts the admission in the engineering diploma (polytechnic) colleges in the state every year. There is no entrance examination for the polytechnic courses in the state of Odisha. The admission is purely merit-based on the basis of the previous academic records. The admissions in the Odisha polytechnic courses are done by SAMS (Students Academic Management System).

Odisha Polytechnic SCTE&VT Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The students who have passed 10th standard from the BSE (Board of Secondary Education), Odisha will be considered eligible for admissions in the Odisha polytechnic courses under the SCTE&VT Odisha. The students have to go to the SAMS +3 website to register themselves for the counselling process. The students have to register and furnish his/her academic records and fill the choice of college and submit the form. Under multiple phases of counselling and seat allotment, the student will be allocated a college for his polytechnic studies. The student then has to visit the college physically for document verification and admissions.

Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic AP POLYCET Admission 2022

The AP POLYCET exam is for admission into various polytechnic or diploma courses in Andhra Pradesh. These courses are open in the field of Diploma in Engineering & non-engineering streams as well. The exam is managed by the Andhra Pradesh State Board of Technical Education & Training (SBTET). Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test, popularly known as AP POLYCET is a state-level examination.

Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic AP POLYCET Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The student who is a domicile of Andhra Pradesh and has completed 10th level examinations from any state-recognised sate or central board of education can apply in the AP PolyCET examinations from Andhra Pradesh. The students will have to register themselves for the examination first and attempt the entrance examination. After the scores are out, students can register for AP PolyCET counselling process. The students will have to do the choice filling online where he/she can select the preferred college with their preferred courses. In the seat allotment process which is done in multiple rounds, students can get their preferred college with preferred courses. After the students have been allotted the courses, they will have to visit the college physically for completing the admission process.

Except that, there are many other admission processes and entrance examinations for the other states of India. The polytechnic admissions in India are state-specific.

List of Top Private Polytechnic Colleges 2022

You can check the list of top private polytechnic colleges here -

Kota Polytechnic CollegeLovely Professional University
Uttaranchal UniversityRaffles University - Rajasthan
Sunder Deep Group of Institutions - Uttar PradeshSanskar Educational Group - Ghaziabad
Bharat Institute of Technology - MeerutBrindavan Group of Institutions - Bangalore
Brainware University - KolkataDr. Subhash Technical Campus
NSHM Knowledge Campus - DurgapurJaipur National University
Sage University - IndoreRai University - Ahmedabad

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