First year Diploma
Admission to first year of the three year diploma courses is made purely according to merit with the fees collected as per the government norms. The students are ranked according to the community reservation policies of the government of Tamilnadu on the basis of their total marks secured in X Std / SSLC (Stateboard, CBSE) or Equivalent Examination recognized by the Government of Tamilnadu and selected for admission through institutional counselling. There is no age limit for admission.
Second year Diploma (Lateral Entry)
Admission to second year Diploma Courses are made directly through lateral entry scheme for the passed out students of higher secondary Academic / Vocational Courses / two years ITI on merit basis. Candidates should have studied one or two of the related subjects, viz., Maths / Physics / Chemistry, along with Engineering vocational subject. There is no age limit for admission.
The polytechnic admits both boys and girls. Reservation will be made as per the norms prescribed by the Government of Tamil Nadu. Admission of students under All India Quota and Orthopedically Handicapped are done under DOTE's special permission.
Candidates are ranked on the basis of merit and reservation and they will be called for counseling / admission in the order of ranking. The branch will be allotted on the basis of their ranks under the respective reservation quota and the availability of seats at the time of actual counseling / admission.