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DTE Kerala BTech Lateral Entry Entrance Exam 2017

DTE Kerala LET 2017 - B.Tech Lateral Entry Entrance Exam

Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Kerala conducts Entrance Examination to admission in B.Tech Lateral Entry for the academic year 2017-18.
This Entrance Exam also known as B.Tech Lateral Entry Entrance Exam and DTE Kerala LET 2017

Lateral Entry Scheme is intended to admit meritorious Diploma holders to the Second Year/Third Semester of the B.Tech Courses to acquire a Degree in Engg
Lateral Entry Scheme is approved by Govt. of Kerala as per for 10% of the sanctioned seats in addition to total seats. AICTE has suggested a state level Entrance Exam for the selection

Eligibility Criteria for DTE Kerala BTech Lateral Entry 2017

For Admission: All admission will be as per the rank list prepared based on an objective type test conducted by the Joint Controller of Technical Examinations, Thiruvananthapuram
The admission will be subject to regulations of the Universities concerned. Maximum age as on the last date of submission of application will be 30 years
Non-Keralities are also eligible to apply but their admission will be restricted to the private self-financing institutions and non-govt. seats in the govt. controlled self-financing institutions
For Writing the Entrance Test: 
Candidates who have passed Diploma in Engineering/Technology awarded by the State Board of Technical Education, Kerala or Equivalent after undergoing regular course of 3 years in an approved institution are eligible
All candidates should produce a certificate showing the duration of the course and the details of the certificate issuing authority properly authenticated by the head of institution concerned, in the space provided in the body of the application form
Those who are appearing for the final year Diploma Exam are also eligible to apply subject to the condition that they will produce the Qualifying Certificate (Original or Provisional) at the time of admission

Reservation of Seats

All seats under Lateral Entry scheme in Govt. Engineering Colleges will be allotted as Govt. Seats
The availability of Govt. seats in Govt. Controlled & other Private Self-Financing Engg Colleges will be announce before the ensuing online admission
For 15% of seats under Lateral Entry are reserved as Mgt. seats in Aided Engg Colleges & remaining 85% will be allotted as Govt. seats
Communal reservation for candidate belonging to SEBC & SC/ST category will be followed as per usual norms 5.5 3% seats are physically disabled candidates
Reservation under physically disabled quota shall have a minimum of 40% disability
For claiming reservation in this quota, the certificate obtained in the prescribed format provided in the body of the application form
For 5.7 80% of the available seats in IT branch are reserved for the Diploma Holders in IT

DTE Kerala Entrance Exam 2017

 A State level OMR based objective type Entrance Test for duration of 2 hours will be conducted by the Joint Controller of Technical Exams, Kaimanam, Thiruvananthapuram for the selection
The Entrance Test will be on selected subjects of first year B.Tech course and English language as per the scheme and syllabus approved by Govt.
Mathematics, Engineering Mechanics, IT & Computer Science; Civil Engineering; Mechnical Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Electronics & Communication Engg
3 marks for each correct answer and 1 marks will be deducted for every wrong answers

Exam Centres

Exam Centers will be at Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Thodupuzha, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Tirur, Malappuram, SulthanBathery, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod
Admit Cards for the Exam can be downloading from the website www.dtekerala.gov.in or www.tekerala.org

How to Apply for DTE Kerala BTech Lateral Entry 2017

Application Forms and Prospectus are available in the websites www.dtekerala.gov.in or www.tekerala.org
Application Fee is Rs.750/- for General and Rs.375/- for SC/ST candidates, which can be paid in Shakti Account of the Joint Controller of Technical Exam from any branch of State Bank of Travancore
ST candidates whose annual income is below Rs 40,000/- are exempted from paying application fee on condition that they produce income certificate for the same
Submission of Application: 
Applications are to be submitted online and the downloaded application form duly filled up along with the relevant certificates and Shakti Challan form should reach the Joint Controller of Technical Examinations, Kaimanam, Thiruvananthapuram-695040 by registered post/or in person

Fee Structure

The annual Tuition fee in various colleges is as given below:
I. In Govt. Engineering Colleges Tuition Fee Rs.6000/-Special Fee Rs.2000/- (per year)
II. In Govt. Controlled Self-Financing Colleges Tuition Fee Rs 35,000/- (per year)
III. In Private Self-Financing Colleges Tuition Fee Rs 50,000/-, Special Fee Rs 25000/-
Students will be liable to pay all other fees and other charges as per statutes

Important Dates (Tentative)

Online Registration: March 2017

Downloading of Hall Tickets from the Website: May 2017
Date of Examination:  May 2017 
Publication of Result: June 2017
Downloading Score Cards from the Website: June 2017
Online Filing of Options: June 2017

1st Allotment: June 2017
Admission (1st allotment): April 2017
Rearranging Higher Options: July 2017
2nd Allotment: July 2017
Admission (2nd allotment): July 2017
Rearranging Higher Options: July 2017
3rd Allotment: July 2017
Admission (3rd allotment): July 2017

Directorate of Technical Education, Govt. of Kerala

Higher Education (J) Dept. Padma Vilasom Road, Fort P.O., Thiruvananthapuram-695023 (Kerala), Tel.: 0471-2451741, Websiteswww.dtekerala.gov.in / www.tekerala.org (Approved by G.O. (Rt.) No. 575/2017/HEdn. Dated, Thiruvananthapuram,