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B.Tech Admission Lateral Entry 2021-08-04T09:51:20+00:00



B.Tech. Lateral Entry Programme is a continuation of technical expertise acquired after completing Diploma programmes and offers an opportunity to Diploma holders to obtain B.Tech Degree in Engineering.

10% of the sanctioned seats in each B.Tech course is allotted for lateral entry admission during the commencement of the third semester.This is in addition to the total seats allotted for each course.

Duration: The duration of Degree programme is 3 years as the candidate will be admitted directly to second year of the regular B. Tech. Program.


  • Artificial Intelligence and Data Science (60 Seats)

  • Civil Engineering

  • Computer Science & Engineering

  • Electronics and Communication Engineering

  • Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering

  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering



Candidates can apply Online by filling up the application form and pay the fee online. Fee for application form is Rs. 500/-. (Online Payment Charges Extra.)


  • 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.

  • Should be qualified in the entrance exam 2021 for lateral entry admission.

  • Maximum age as on the last date of submission of application will be 30 Years.

  • Candidates will be admitted only to the branch of engineering as per the equivalency specified by DTE


  • Dr. Madhukumar S
    +91 8078 700 700

  • Dr. Jyothis Thomas
    +91 9447 205 778


  • Ms. Ance Mathew (Civil Engineering)
    +91 9446 459 146
  • Dr. Joby P P (Computer Science & Engineering)
    +91 8281 539 018
  • Dr. V P Devassia (Electronics & Communication Engineering)
    +91 9447 082 280
  • Dr. George Tom Varghese (Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering)
    +91 9497 322 385
  • Prof. P. V. Varkey (Electrical & Electronics Engineering)
    +91 9447 867 874
  • Dr. Rajesh Baby (Mechanical Engineering)
    +91 9447 921 482


  • Proof of Date of Birth (10th/ Birth certificate/ Passport).
  • Admit card of Kerala Lateral Entry Entrance Examination – 2021

  • Mark sheet of Kerala Lateral Entry Entrance Examination – 2021

  • Mark list of Diploma, 10th, 12th /+2 (VHSE/CBSE/ICSE/Others)


Fee Structure

1 Tuition FeeRs. 37,500/- Per Semester
2Caution depositRs. 10,000/-
3Fee for Value Added Courses & Special FacilitiesRs.10,000/- Per Year
4Admission FeeRs. 500/-
5Fee for university/ statutory bodiesKTU Fees ( as actuals)
6University Exam FeeKTU Fees ( as actuals)


Lateral Entry Students joining B.Tech branches are eligible for following scholarships

Merit Scholarship (Govt./Management)

CategoryEligibilityScholarship Amount in Rs.Tuition Fee to be paid after Scholarship in Rs.
I85% aggregate percentage of marks and above for Diploma Examination 66, 800/ Year8,200/ Year
II80% aggregate percentage of marks and above for Diploma Examination20,000/ Semester17,500/ Semester
III75% aggregate percentage of marks and above for Diploma Examination10,000/ Semester27,500/ Semester
IV70% aggregate percentage of marks and above for Diploma Examination5,000/ Semester32,500/ Semester
VOthers-37,500/ Semester

Note 1. The college offers various categories of Scholarships for those seeking admissions at SJCET, and the students have the liberty to choose one best suited for them.

Note 2. . A Student, admitted under one eligibility category (II – V) may apply for up-gradation to the next higher Merit Category in the future, if he/she earns all credits stipulated by the   university and attains a CGPA of 8.0. for the previous semester.

Note 3.A Scholarship recipient student shall satisfy the following conditions for the continuation of the scholarship in the next semester.

  1. a) Should have more than 90% attendance in the previous semester
  2. b) Should not be involved in any disciplinary action from the college or hostel.
  3. c) Should have passed all the subjects of the previous semester with a SGPA of 6.5.

Special Scholarship (Govt. /Management/NRI)

Lateral Entry Students joining following B.Tech branches are eligible for special scholarships

CategoryBranchScholarship Amount per Semester in Rs.Tuition Fee to be paid r olarship in Rs.
IElectrical & Electronics Engineering1250025,000/Semester
IIElectronics & Instrumentation Engineering2000017,500/Semester

Diocesan Scholarship

Lateral entry Students who are the members of Parishes in Palai Diocese are eligible for Diocesan Scholarship of Rs. 5000/ per Semester. (B.Tech/MCA)