TS ECET - Eligibility Criteria

Telangana State Engineering Common Entrance Test

Exam Date: 03 Aug 2021

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Exam Date: 03 Aug 2021

TS ECET 2021 Eligibility Criteria: Education Qualification, Age Criteria.

Updated On - May 08 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

TS ECET 2021 Eligibility Criteria is provided by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education. Candidates ensure to check the eligibility criteria properly before applying for TS ECET. TS ECET 2021 is a state-level exam which is conducted to nominate candidates for admission in 2nd year B.E. / B.Tech / B.Pharmacy & B.Sc Maths courses. Candidates can check all the details regarding TS ECET 2021 Eligibility Criteria from the article given below.

TS ECET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can read all the eligibility requirements below:

General Criteria

  • Nationality: Candidate should be an Indian Citizen.
  • Domicile: Candidate should be a resident of Telangana/Andhra Pradesh. Candidate must satisfy all local and non-local status requirements as specified. 

Age Criteria

Candidate should be minimum of 18 years of age. There is no upper age limit specified.

Education Qualification

  • Candidates must have a Diploma in Engineering/Pharmacy from the State Board of Technical Education of Telangana/Andhra Pradesh or any other Diploma relevant for admission in B.E. / B. Tech./ B. Pharmacy Courses.
  • OR  Candidates must have passed the 3-year B.Sc. Degree examination with Mathematics as one of the subjects in the group combination from a recognized University in the Telangana/Andhra Pradesh state or its equivalent for entry into relevant courses.
  • Candidates who are pursuing a Diploma under a sandwich pattern shall be eligible for B.E./B.Tech./B. Pharmacy courses provided they must ensure that their practical training is finished by the date of counselling.
  • Candidates should have passed Diploma in Engineering and Technology / Pharmacy/ B.Sc (Mathematics) Degree with at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) for admission into relevant courses.

Branch wise eligibility for TS ECET papers

TS ECET PaperEligible Diploma Candidates
Computer Science and EngineeringComputer
Electronics and Computer
Special Diploma in Electronics With Computer
Information Technology.
Chemical EngineeringCeramic
Chemical Engineering
Chemical-Plastics & Polymers
Chemical-Oil Technology
Chemical- Sugar Technology
Electrical & Electronics EngineeringElectrical & Electronics Engineering
Civil EngineeringCivil
Civil-Construction Technology
Metallurgical EngineeringMetallurgical Engineering
Mining EngineeringMining Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Industrial Production Engineering.
Electronics and Communication EngineeringElectronics and Communication Engineering
Special diploma in Electronics-Biomedical
TV and Sound
Industrial Electronics
Communication Engg, Embedded Systems
Applied Electronics and Instrumentation
Electronics and Instrumentation, Electronics and Telematics
Electronics and Instrumentation EngineeringElectronics and Instrumentation
Special Diploma in Electronics-Industrial Electronics
Applied Electronics and Instrumentation
Mechanical EngineeringAutomobile Engineering, Footwear Technology
Industrial Engineering
Industrial Production Engineering
Jewellery Design and Manufacturing
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering (Sandwich)
Packaging Technology
Printing Technology
B.Sc. (Mathematics)B.Sc. with Mathematics as one of the Optional Subjects

Qualifying Marks

  • Qualifying Marks for obtaining a rank in TS ECET 2021 is 25% aggregate marks in the four subjects, i.e. 50 marks out of total 200.
  • For SC/ST candidates, there are no minimum qualifying marks. 

TS ECET 2021 Reservation

Admission in 85% seats is reserved for local candidates and the rest of the 15% seats shall be filled as per guidelines of Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulations and Admissions). Candidates can check the percentage of seats that each category can compete on is given below:

CategorySeat (In Percentage)

TS ECET 2021 Application Form

TS ECET 2021 Application Form will be out in March 2021 tentatively by JNTU, Hyderabad on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education. Candidates can fill the form from the official website of the conducting authority. Only candidates that are eligible in all the criteria can apply or else the application will be rejected. Candidates have to carry a print out of filled application form during the admission process. 

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22 Mar 2021

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26 Jul 2021

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