Regional Institute of Science & Technology offers admission in B.Tech courses. Admission will be held on the basis of ERDF Common Entrance Test (ERDF-CET). The Common Entrance Test will be held in different locations of North East to select the eligible candidates.

Latest on 19 Jun 2017 – RIST ERDF CET 2017 Merit List has been published .


RIST ERDF Common Entrance Test 2017 will be held for admission in B.Tech courses for the academic year 2017-2018. Interested candidates can check all the detail of RIST ERDF CET 2017 like application procedure, eligibility criteria, selection procedure from this page given below.

Admission cum Counselling Schedule for the RIST ERDF CET 2017 is given below.

Event Date
Academic Session July-2017
Issue of Application Form 15 Feb 2017
Date of Admission Test(1st Phase, Assam) 28 May 2017
Date of Admission Test(2nd Phase in order NE sates) 11 Jun 2017
Date of Admission Last week of Jun 2017
Commencement of Classes 01 Aug 2017

Selected Candidate – New!

List Of selected candidates after admission test has been announced. Candidate can check the same from the link below.

Application Form

Applicants can apply online or through offline mode by paying Rs. 500/- either by Credit/ Debit card /DD or Cash.

Online Application Form

Eligible candidates can apply online from the link given below. Before going to apply candidates must ensure their eligibility criteria.

  •  Application process is over now..!!!

Application Fees: Rs. 500/-

Payment Instruction

  • Online Payment: You can pay online through Credit Cards,Debit Cards,Net Banking.

Offline Application Form

 Application process is over now..!!!

The Prospectus & Registration Form can be obtained on payment of Rs. 500.00 for Regular Entry (B.Tech) & Rs. 1000.00 for Lateral Entry (B.Tech). Form can also be downloaded from the website & submitted along with a DD of Rs. 500.00 (Regular Entry)/Rs.1000.00 (Lateral Entry) in favor of “Regional Institute of Science & Technology” payable at “Khanapara” .

The filled up forms can be sent to any of the below mentioned addresses :

  • Campus Office: RIST, Techno City, Kling Road, 9th Mile, Ri-Bhoi, Meghalaya-793101
  • City Office: ERD Foundation, ERDF Bhawan, Sijubari Road, Guwahati-780 038

Eligibility Criteria

H.S (10+2) Science or equivalent examination with Physics & Mathematics as compulsory subject along with one of the Chemistry/ Biotechnology / Biology having passed in each of the subjects with 45% marks in the above subjects taken together (40% marks for SC/ST/Minority)

Lateral Entry

Candidates who have passed the final Diploma examination in a branch of study (as per AICTE guideline) conducted by any State Board of Technical Education in respective branch of Engineering / Technology (after 10th or 10+2). Securing a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate will be eligible for admission into the 3rd semester of B.Tech course. B.Sc. degree holders with Maths & Physics are also eligible.

Courses Offered

Course Intake     Duration
Computer Sc. & Engineering (CSE) 120 4  years
Electronics & Commun. Engineering (ECE) 60 4  years
Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE) 60 4  years
Civil Engineering (CE) 120 4  years
Mechanical Engineering (ME) 60 4  years

Selection Criteria

  • Rank in ERDF CET
  • Vaild JEE(Mains)/State CEE Ranks (upto 15% of total Intake)
  • Nomination by the concerned Directorate of Technical & Higher Education

Selection Procedure for Lateral Entry

The eligible candidates are required to submit the duly filled application forms in Admission Offices. Such candidates need not appear in the entrance test. Their merit list will be prepared based on the total marks obtained by them in the diploma examination. Those who are appearing for the final year Diploma will be eligible to apply subject to the condition that they will produce the mark Sheet at the time of admission.

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