Candidates for admission into the Diploma Course shall be required to have passed the S.S.L.C.
Examination of the Board of Secondary Education, Tamil Nadu (or) The Anglo Indian High School Examination with the eligibility for Higher Secondary Course in Tamil Nadu. (or) The Matriculation Examination of Tamil Nadu. (or) Any other examination recognized as equivalent to the S.S.L.C. Examination, by the Board of Secondary Education, Tamil Nadu.
Note : In addition at the time of admission the candidate will have to satisfy certain minimum requirements, which may be prescribed from time to time.
HSC / 10 th std with 2 years ITI students can directly join the second year of the three year Diploma programme under Lateral Entry System in all Polytechnics.
Their intake is restricted to 20% of the sanctioned intake of the First year Diploma courses