In order to cater to the increase in demand for human resources who are technically sound globally, Department of Training and Technical Education of Delhi started conducting a Common Entrance Test (CET) through which aspirants can secure seats in Full-time Diploma programmes offered by various Institutions affiliated to the Board of Technical Education, Delhi. Delhi Common Entrance Test or Delhi CET, as it is popularly known, is conducted once every year in offline mode.
Office of the Controller, Pusa Institute of Technology, New Delhi is the conducting body of Delhi CET exam and the Institute conducts the exam on behalf of the Department of Training and Technical Education (DTTE), Delhi. Aspirants looking to get into both Engineering and Non-Engineering full-time diploma programmes offered at Board of Technical Education (BTE) affiliated Institutes apply for Delhi Common Entrance Test (DCET).
Aspirants can also apply for lateral entry into the full-time Diploma Engineering programmes offered by the participating institutes provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria.
The application process for Delhi CET is completely online. The duration of the Delhi CET exam is 2 hours and 30 minutes in which the test-takers have to attempt 150 questions in MCQ format. The Delhi CET exam is conducted for a maximum mark of 600 where the candidates are awarded 4 marks for a right answer and 1 mark is deducted for every wrong attempt.