Lateral Entry Admissions to Dual Degree Programmes

This is specialized mode of Admissions for students who will successfully complete first two years of their B.E. / B.Tech. study in any Engineering college by July, 2018 and have a strong desire to work on research problems. Admissions are restricted to :

  • [CSD] Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering and Master of Science  in Computer Science and Engineering by Research [more information]
  • [ECD] Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Communication Engineering  and Master of Science in Electronics and Communication Engineering by Research [more information]

Students are required to spend a minimum of 4 years to complete the course credits and thesis work. The programme is based on successful completion of a research thesis. 

Admission is based on performance in an Entrance Examination (computer based test) and an interview. The examination is to be held on April 21, 2018(Saturday) across multiple cities. Only candidates shortlisted through this exam will be called for an interview. The deadline for submission of onlne application has been extended till March 15, 2018 March 26, 2018  March 28, 2018.


  • CSD : Applicants completing their II year of B.E. / B.Tech. in CSE / IT by July 2018
  • ECD : Applicants completing their II year of B.E. / B.Tech. in ECE / ETE / EIE / EEE by July 2018
 Applicant should have an aggregate of 80% marks (or 8/10 cumulative grade point average) at the end of their 3rd semester.
Number of seats : 30 (CSD:15 + ECD:15)

Entrance Exam Syllabus [here]   

Sample questions for CSE and ECE

Application Portal for Lateral Entry Mode Opens : 15-02-2018

Date of Examination :  April 21, 2018 (Saturday)

Time of Examination : 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM 

Examination Centres : Click here

Application Fee : INR 2,000 (Non-refundable)

Application Deadline : [Submission of application deadline has been extended till March 15, 2018  March 26, 2018  March 28, 2018] 

Tuition Fee:  Rs.2,60,000/- per year

Application Link [Application Portal Closed]


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