Admission into Diploma Programmes

The following Diploma programmes are being offered in Engineering and Technology both as Government Aided and Self-Supporting programmes. Usually, the applications will be issued from the Admission office of this institution in person and online during May / June every year.


Diploma programmes (Aided) Diploma programmes (Self-supporting)
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Textile Technology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Architectural Assistantship
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Agricultural Technology
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning*
    (*Subject to the Aprroval by AICTE)

Admission Process

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 being done under DOTE's special permission.

Reservation details

Category General Management
Govt. Aided Programmes 90% 10%
Self-Supporting Programmes 50% 50%

Application for Admission

The Application form and Prospectus can be obtained on payment of Rs.150/- by means of Demand Draft drawn in favor of The Principal, Thiagarajar Polytechnic College, Salem or by cash in the office. The applications will be issued free of cost for SC/ST candidates on submission of copy of the Community Certificate. The Application can also downloaded from the polytechnic website and may be submitted along with the DD for Rs. 150/-

Eligibility Criteria


Category Eligibility
I Year
(3 years duration)
Passed 10th Standard / SSC Examination
Obtained at least 35% marks in the qualifying examination.
II Year
(2 years duration)
(Lateral Entry)
2 years Passed 10+2 examination with Physics/ Mathematics / Chemistry/ Computer Science/Electronics/Information Technology/ Biology/Informatics Practices/ Biotechnology/ Technical Vocational subject/ Agriculture/ Engineering Graphics/ Business Studies/Entrepreneurship (Any of the three).
or
10th + (2 years ITI) with appropriate Trade in that order shall be eligible for admission to Second Year Diploma Course(s) of appropriate Programme.

(The Institution will offer suitable bridge courses such as Mathematics, Physics, Engineering drawing, etc., for the students coming from diverse backgrounds to achieve desired learning outcomes of the programme)

Selection of Candidates

Candidates are ranked on the basis of merit and reservation and called for counseling / admission on the above basis. The branches 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.

Higher Studies opening for Diploma holders

As per the AICTE Approval Process Hand Book 2020-21 Vide Page 121 Item viii, the Diploma holders can join B.E. (Lateral Entry) in any discipline irrespective of branch studied in the Diploma programme.

For Admission details contact:

Office : 0427-4099399/4099100
Admission Officers:

I.Nagarajan, HoS / Maths	-   	Mob: 9003596968
B.Munusamy, HoD/textile 	-	Mob: 8807738681
R.Ayyanar, Lecturer/Mech	-	Mob: 9751439728
A.Kanagaraj, HoD/Mech	-	Mob: 9789660646