AICTE has announced that the Bachelor of Vocation courses are at par with the diplomas in engineering or a B.Sc degree for admission to engineering courses.
“It is therefore clarified that BVoc course is treated at par with Diploma in Engineering and B.Sc degree for the purpose of admission in B.Tech or BE program through lateral entry,” All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) stated in a press release.
A student needs to pass three years of diploma exams in any branch of engineering in order to get admission to B.Tech or B.E courses through lateral entry the council added. The eligibility criteria also require a B.Sc degree from a recognized university and mathematics as a subject in class 12.
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