For admission to Technical Diploma courses, an applicant must satisfy all of the following criteria.

Nationality

Admission to Technical Diploma courses in State of Goa is open to Indian nationals fulfilling the eligibility criteria under various categories. Non-resident Indians holding Indian passport may also apply for seats reserved under NRI category. Foreign Nationals must apply to Govt. of India under GOI nomination. Overseas Citizens of India (OCI)/ Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cardholders are eligible for admissions to seats under NRI Category only.

Age

No age limit for admission to Diploma Courses has been prescribed.

Educational Qualification

For SSC+ /HSSC+ SEATS (See Note below)

An applicant must have passed the Secondary School Certificate Examination of the Goa Board or an examination conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, or any other examination, which in scope and standard, is deemed to be equivalent to the SSC/HSSC examination of Goa Board, and must have obtained, the minimum percentage of marks as prescribed for the admission to respective Professional Courses, as under:

  • Engineering Courses: Candidate must have secured a minimum of 35% marks in aggregate in the SSC (Std. Xth) or equivalent examination (40% marks for SC/ST/OBC) with Science, Mathematics and English as compulsory subjects.
  • Hotel Management & Catering Technology: Candidate must have secured a minimum of 35% marks in aggregate in the HSSC (Science/Commerce/Arts/Vocational) or equivalent examination.
  • Food Technology, Garment Technology: Candidate must have secured minimum of 35% marks in aggregate in the SSC, with Science, Mathematics and English as compulsory subjects.
  • Pharmacy: Candidate must have secured a minimum of 35% marks in aggregate in the HSSC (Science) or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Mathematics as compulsory subjects.

Note: Eligibility criteria and Determination of merit for applicants with grades at qualifying examination

In case of applicants passing qualifying examination from CBSE/other recognized Boards, where grades are awarded and corresponding absolute marks are not available, Cumulative Grade Point Average would be considered for determining eligibilit y. For Engineering Courses, candidates need to obtain minimum CGPA of 5.0 in case of General Category, and 4.5 in case of SC/ST/OBC category. In case of Garment Technology course, applicants from General Category and SC/ST/OBC categories need to secure minimum CGPA of 4.0.

To determine merit list ranking the grades obtained by such applicants in individual subjects would be converted into equivalent marks.

Following table would be used to determine CGPA and equivalent marks:

Subject Grade Grade Point Equivalent Marks
A1 10.0 95
A2 9.0 85
B1 8.0 75
B2 7.0 65
C1 6.0 55
C2 5.0 45
D 4.0 35
E1 —– —–
E2 —– —–

Above method would be employed, only incase absolute marks obtained by applicant in relevant subjects are not furnished or concerned Board does not specify conversion factor/chart for converting Grades/CGPA into equivalent marks.

For HSSC (Science), HSSC (Vocational) & I.T.I. Seats (Direct Second Year Admission)

HSSC Science

An applicant must have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate (Science) Examination (10+2), with Mathematics as a subjects, from Goa Board or an examination conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, or any other examination, which in scope and standard, is deemed to be equivalent to the examination, which in scope and standard, is deemed to be equivalent to the HSSC(Science) examination with Mathematics as a subject of Goa Board, and must have obtained, the maximum percentage of marks as presecribed for the admission to respective Professional Courses and fulfil the residence clause applicable for general category. In case candidates fulfiling Residence clause are not available, vacant seats if any, shall be offered to other applicants passing Std. XII from the schools located in Goa, followed by other applicants passing Std. XII from the schools located outside Goa.

Vocational Seats:

The applicant must have passed the qualifying examination i.e. Higher Secondary School Certificate Vocational (10+2), from Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education and must have studied Std. XI and Std. XII from the schools located in Goa and fulfil the residence clause applicable for general category. In case candidates fulfilling Residence clause are not available, vacant seats if any, shall be offered to other applicants passing Std. XII from the schools located in Goa, followed by other applicants passing Std. XII from the schools located outside Goa.

ITI Seats:

The applicant must have passed the qualifying examination i.e. ITI certificate after passing SSC, from Industrial Training Institutes in Goa, under the State Directorate of Craftsman Training, with minimum 50%( 45% for SC/ST/OBC) aggregate marks and fulfil the residence clause applicable for general category. In case candidates fulfilling Residence clause are not available, vacant seats if any, shall be offered to other applicants passing ITI from the Industrial Training Institutes located in Goa under the State Directorate of Craftsman Training, followed by other eligible applicants passing ITI from the Industrial Training Institutes located outside Goa, recognised by NCVT/SCVT.

The applicants shall be eligible for admission to Direct Second year Diploma Courses corresponding to the streams of Vocational & ITI branches studied by them, as determined by Board of Technical Education, Goa. Only branches mentioned in the following table have been recognised for eligibility to Diploma courses.

Vocational & ITI Branches Recognised for Eligibility to Diploma Courses (Direct Second Year)

*To be considered only for Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.

** Eligible for Diploma in Electronic & Communication only

*** Eligible for Diploma in Electrical Engg./Electrical & Electronics Engg.

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