Assam Polytechnic Admission Test

Assam PAT

Assam Polytechnic Admission Test

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ASSAM PAT Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 500
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Directorate of Technical Education, Assam (DTE, Assam)
  • Courses:DIP PE, DPE(LAT)
  • Streams:Engineering

Assam PAT 2023: Eligibility, Application Process, Polytechnic Exam Dates

Updated On - April 25 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

Assam PAT 2023 or Assam Polytechnic Admission Test will be conducted in June 18, 2023 by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Assam. This exam is conducted once every year at the State Level to offer admission in the Polytechnic Diploma courses in several Polytechnic Institutes in Assam State. The applicant must fill the application form before the last date. The candidates must go through the complete article to know more about Assam Polytechnic Entrance Exam 2023 Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Counselling, etc.

Assam PAT 2023 Latest Updates:

  • The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) will conduct the Assam Polytechnic Admission Test (PAT) 2023 exam on June 18.
  • The PAT 2023 exam will be held for a duration of two hours, from 10 am to 12 noon.
  • The exam date has been confirmed by Assam education minister Ranoj Pegu through his official Twitter handle.
  • Candidates intending to appear for PAT can visit the official website for further information.
  • The PAT 2023 registration process is underway and candidates can apply for the exam till May 5, 2023.
  • DTE started the PAT application process on April 10.
  • The Assam PAT exam will be held offline and will have Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) from Science and Mathematics sections as per the paper pattern.
  • The exam is for a total of 100 marks

Assam PAT 2023 Exam Status

Assam Polytechnic Admission Test
Exam StatusSixth Seat Allotment Released

Candidates can check the important dates and events regarding the PAT 2023 from the below-given table:

Assam PAT 2023 Schedule 
Application form releases01 May 2023
Last date to submit the application form10  June 2023
Last date to submit the fee15 June 2023
Admit card availabilityJuly 2023
Exam Date 24 July 2023
Result declaration2 August 2023
Counselling process3 August 2023
Seat Allotment 6th round19 October 2023

Assam PAT 2023 Counselling

An Interview will be held centrally to select the applicant provisionally for admission into the Polytechnics of Assam and counselling thereby (PAT). The date and venue of which will be published along with the result of the PAT. Given below are the details about Assam PAT Counselling 2023:

  • The choice of Polytechnic and branch of Engineering of a candidate can be determined based on the merit of the admission test at the time of the interview.
  • The candidate can not undertake any other course of study once admitted to a Polytechnic.

Documents to be submitted during PAT Admission Counselling

The candidate is required to carry the given-below documents during Assam Polytechnic Admission Test 2023 Counselling:

  • Photocopies of mark sheets of qualifying examinations passed.
  • Age proof( photocopy of Admit Card or Certificate of the Board/University)
  • Character certificate from the top of the establishment last attended.
  • GAP certificate 
  • Caste certificate, if belonging to SC/ST from the competent authority countersigned by
    DC/ADC/SDO (Civil).
  • OBC/ MOBC/Tea-Garden/Ex-Tea Garden Labour Community Certificate may be obtained from the competent authority countersigned by DC/ADC/SDO (Civil) alongside the Non-Creamy Layer.
  • Certificate from the Deputy Commissioner of the respective District.
  • The aspirant applying for seats beneath the Moran community quota should turn out a certificate from Assam Moran Sabha with the signature of DC/ADC/SDO (Civil) of the concerned District along with the Non-Creamy Layer Certificate from the Deputy Commissioner of the various District.
  • Certificate from Director of Sports, Assam, and proof of representing State if applied against Sport and NCC quota.
  • Reserved seats against the rebel class category (both Paternal & Maternal).
    (a) Certificate from the Secretary, Home & Political Department to the Govt. of Assam.
    (b) A direct relationship certificate of the candidate with the freedom fighter from the Deputy
  • Commissioner or his authorized official of the district where the freedom fighter belongs if applied against the category of Freedom Fighter.
  • Certificate from the Director, Rajyiik Sainik Board, Assam if applied against the category of retired defence personnel.
  • Certificate from the employer, if applied against the quota of Central Government Employees etc.
  • For Differently Abled Candidates: Card as Differently-Abled issued by Welfare.
  • Department must be produced. Minimum disability 40% and not exceeding 80%.
  • Certificate from the concerned DC/ ADC / SDO of the concerned district if aspirant can not produce a PRC at the time of Counselling. However, PRC will have to be furnished at the time of final admission.

Assam PAT 2023 Application Form

Assam PAT 2023 Application Form is available on 01 May 2023. Read the below-given points to know more details about the PAT Registration form.

  • Candidates are required to apply only through online mode on the official website.
  • Check complete eligibility criteria before filling the application form.
  • The applicant is advised to fill the application form earlier without waiting for the last date to avoid last-minute mistakes.
  • Candidates after completion of the application filling process must take out the printout of the form for further admission process.
  • Read the instruction given on the application form carefully.
  • Applicants need to keep their „photograph‟ and „scanned signature‟ ready with them in jpg format (file size should not exceed 100 KB).
  • Applicants are required to follow the following steps
    1. Registration Process
    2. Payment Process
    3. Download the Admit Card
  • In the Registration, Process the candidate has to fill up the Application form properly. It is mandatory to fill all the fields.
  • Then they have to upload their photograph & scanned signature and save it.
    Once the registration form is saved, a unique application number will be generated for the candidate which will be active throughout the admission process.
  • Read the instructions carefully and continue, the next step of the application process will take the candidate to the Payment Portal of State Bank.
  • The last step will be Payment Process and after that form submission process will be completed.
  • Fee payment can be done through both online and offline mode.
NOTE: If the payment detail is not entered the authority will not be responsible and the form will be considered incomplete and will be rejected. No further request in this regard will be accepted.

Assam PAT 2023 Application Fee

Assam Polytechnic test application fee for PAT Assam is Rs 500/- which is common for all.

Mode of Payment
  • Candidates can pay the registration fee through both online and offline mode.
  • Online Payments can be made through Net Banking/ Debit Card / Credit Cards.
  • Offline payments can be made at any branch of the State Bank of India by printing the generated Bank Challan and deposit the fee amount at any nearby SBI Branch.
  •  Candidates are advised to take printouts of the receipt generated by State Bank Collect, for future reference.
  • The "State Bank Collect" step will be the last step of the registration and is required to be completed for a successful application process.
  • An applicant who has completed the above steps can check their status at any time by using the Applicant Login area.
  •  Payments made/received will be reflected and updated in the applicant login after receiving payment confirmation from Bank usually within 5-7 days.

Assam PAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidate needs to satisfy the Assam PAT eligibility given below before applying:

Age limit:
  • The candidate must have a minimum of 20 years for the general category.
  • The candidate must have a minimum of 23 years for SC/ST category.
Education Qualification:

Applicant must have passed the H.S.L.C. or its equivalent examination with Mathematics and Science as a compulsory subject with –

  • a minimum of 40% marks in Mathematics and Science for General Candidates.
  • a minimum of 35% marks in Mathematics and Science for Schedule Caste Candidates.
  • a minimum of 33% marks in Mathematics and Science for Scheduled Tribes Candidates.
For Sports Quota

The applicant must be a medal winner of State Games/ State Championships/ Tournaments
organized by Assam Olympic Association/ State Sports Association/Directorate of Sports & Youth Welfare, Assam, and will be decided in order of Medals of Gold/Silver/Bronze received.
The medals received by the applicant must be within the period of the last 3 years.  

For NCC Quota

Selection of the applicant for the NCC category will be considered in order of merit as per NCC Examination Certificate received from the Commanding Officer, National Cadets Corps, or higher level to be treated as given below-
(a) “C” certificate with Grading "A"
"C" certificate with Grading “B”
(b) “B" certificate with Grading "A"
"B" certificate with Grading “B"
(c) "A" certificate with Grading “A"
"A" certificate with Grading "B"
(d) Applicants will be asked to submit the documents of the attendance if any.  

Assam PAT 2023 Exam Pattern

Given below the  Exam Pattern for PAT Assam 2023:

PAT Assam 2023 Exam Scheme
Type of QuestionMCQ(Multiple Choice Question)
Total Marks100
Marking scheme

(+1) for every right answer)

No negative marking for the wrong answer

Assam PAT 2023 Syllabus

Following are the subjects included in the Assam Polytechnic Syllabus 2023.

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • General Knowledge

Assam PAT 2023 Preparation Tips

Preparation Tips for Assam PAT 2023 are listed below which will help the applicant in the preparation for the exam:

  • Cover the total syllabus for the exam topic-wise and make notes for the revision.
  • Revision plays an important role during the preparation. Candidates are advised to revise daily whatever they have learned in a day.
  • Candidates can purchase a test series for preparation. It will provide you with the environment during the examination.
  • Solve as many samples and previous year papers as possible.
  • Don't take the stress and stay calm.
  • Practice mock tests.

Given below the list of Exam Centers for PAT 2023

  • Assam Engineering Institute, Guwahati 12 Karimganj Polytechnic, Maizgaon
  • Assam Textile Institute, Guwahati 13 Lakhimpur Polytechnic, Bihpuria, Lakhimpur.
  •  Bongaigaon Polytechnic, Bongaigaon 14 Nowgong Polytechnic, Nagaon
  • Baksa Polytechnic, Belguri Pathar 15 Nalbari Polytechnic, Chandkuchi, Nalbari Barpeta Polytechnic, Ganak Kuchi, Barpeta
  • PCPS Girls‟ Polytechnic, Guwahati
  • Dibrugarh Polytechnic, Lahowal, Dibrugarh
  • Silchar Polytechnic, Meherpur, Silchar
  • Diphu Polytechnic, Mental, Diphu 18 Sivasagar Polytechnic, Demow, Sivasagar
  • Dhemaji Polytechnic, Silapathar, Dhemaji
  • Sonitpur Polytechnic, Dhekiajuli
  • Goalpara Polytechnic, Goalpara East 20 Residential Girls‟ Polytechnic, Golaghat.
  • HRH the PoWIET, Jorhat
  • Mangaldoi Centres to be notified later.
  • Kamrup Polytechnic, Bachata Chariali 22 Tezpur

Assam PAT 2023 Admit Card

Authority has released the Assam PAT 2023 Admit Card/Hall Ticket on the official website. 

  • The candidate has to log in to the account on the official website to use their  „Application Number‟ & their „Date of Birth‟.
  • Candidate has to download their Admit Card.
  • Candidates' Admit Card/Hall Ticket will be generated. The applicant can then take the Print out of their admission test ticket.
  • Assam PAT 2023 Exam Center
Candidates can download the Assam PAT 2023 Information Brochure Pdf here.

Assam PAT 2023 Result

Assam Polytechnic PAT 2023 Result will be made available on the official website in the form of a merit list. Applicants can check their rank and score from the list with the help of entering their registration number and roll number. After the successful result of Assam Pat 2023. Candidates can get admission into various polytechnic colleges or institutions situated in the state of Assam. Below are the steps for checking the Assam PAT Result 2023.

  • The candidate needs to visit the official website i.e
  • After that go to the latest section.
  • Click on the link named PAT Result 2021.
  • Candidates will be redirected to the new page.
  • Enter the Roll number and Date of Birth and click on the submit button.
  • The candidate's result page will open.
  • At last download the result.

Tie Breaker Rule 

For PAT 2023
  • If there will be a tie in PAT marks, then marks of Science and Mathematics of the qualifying examination will be taken into consideration to decide the merit of the candidates
  • If there will be a tie again, then the aggregate marks of the qualifying examination will be taken into consideration to decide the merit of the candidate.
  • If again, there will be a tie, then the merit of the candidate will be decided by lottery by the Chairperson of the Selection Committee. The decision of the Selection Committees will be final.
For Sports Quota
  • If there will be a tie, prizes are equal [Gold/Silver/Bronze] obtained by any applicant then merit will be
    decided by considering the marks obtained at the PAT-2021.
  • Even if there will be a tie then Science & Mathematics Marks obtained at the qualifying examination will be considered to decide the merit of a candidate.
  • Again if there will be a tie, then through a lottery conducted by the Chairperson of the Selection Committee. 
For NCC Quota
  • If the number of applicants applying against the N.C.C. quota and their certificates are of equal
    grade, then the merit will be decided by considering the marks obtained at the PAT-2023.
  • Even if there will be a tie then Science & Mathematics Marks obtained at the qualifying examination will be considered to decide the merit of a candidate.
  • Again if there will be a tie, then through a lottery conducted by the Chairperson of the Selection Committee.


Assam PAT 2023 Highlights

Given-below the major points of the Assam Polytechnic Admission Test 2023.

Assam PAT 2023 Basic Details
Exam NameAssam PAT 2023
Conducting BodyGovernment of Assam Higher Education Directorate of Technical Education, Assam
Assam Polytechnic Official Website
Application FormApply Now
Purpose of examPolytechnic Diploma courses in several Polytechnic Institutes in Assam State

About Directorate of Technical Education, Assam

Technical Education in Assam started with the establishment of the Prince of Wales Institute of Engineering & Technology at Jorhat before independence in 1927. The establishment of the Assam Engineering Institute and later establishment of Assam Engineering College was the beginning of Technical Education in the State of Assam. It has been a long journey of evolution of State technical Education in the State of Assam. Directorate of Technical Education, Assam was established in 1960. Now there is 5 Govt. Engineering Colleges and 21 Polytechnic Institutions under this Directorate. On the Technical Education front, there has been phenomenal growth in the recent past. The first Engineering College – Assam Engineering College was established in 1956 at Guwahati and the first Diploma Institution. Assam Textile Institution was established in 1920 at Guwahati.

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ASSAM PAT Important Dates

Assam Polytechnic Application Form Date01 May - 10 Jun 2023 (Tentative)
Assam Polytechnic Exam Date17 Jul 2023 (Tentative)

Assam Polytechnic Admission Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

01 May 2023

Form End Date:

10 Jun 2023

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