The objective of the ICD Programme is to produce technically skilled manpower in appropriate areas. The duration of the ICD programme is 3 years, However, in case a student is willing to exit after successfully completing 2 years in the prescribed course of study with required credits, he/she will be awarded certificate in the respective course of ICD programme. He/ She will be allowed to exit only after completing all the formalities as per the norms of the institute.

Latest: SLIET SET 2018 has released a notice for free admission to ICD programmes. Scroll down to check.

SLIET SET 2018 Certificate Programme

Admission to all ICD courses shall be made on the basis of All India SLIET Entrance Test (SET-I). Admission to (ICD 2 nd year Lateral Entry) shall be through SET-IA test. Candidate shall register himself/herself online. Schedule of SLIET SET 2018 Certificate Programme (SET-I) is given below.

Event Dates
Last date to fill the application form 07 May 2018
Date of Examination 03 Jun 2018
Date of Result 12 Jun 2018
Choice Filling online 14 Jun 2018

Seats for ICD (lateral entry) based on SET-IA in the academic session 2018-19 shall be filled based on the available vacant seats in the respective trade/class.

Notice regarding FREE Admission to ICD Programmes Under Persons with Disability (PWD) Scheme

Eligibility Criteria

  • The minimum qualification for admission to the 3 Year ICD Programme is Matric pass(Passin English, Mathematics and Science is compulsory) from a State Education Board / CBSE / ICSE / National Open School or an equivalent examination recognized / approved by MHRD, Government of India. Those who are appearing in matriculation examination may also apply subject to producing the result at the time of admission.
  • For admission to Lateral Entry ICD (2nd year) in addition to the matric pass as above, must have passed full time 2 years ITI/Certificate/10+2 (vocational) in relevant trade with 50% marks(45% for reserved categories) from Govt./Semi Govt Institute along with 2 years industrial experience from Govt./Semi Govt. and Private Industry of repute.

Seat Intake

Admission is available in the following disciplines of ICD programmes. Intake and Distribution of seats for 3 year ICD in the academic session 2018-19. Candidates must refer this seat intake as it is obtained from the SLIET SET 2018 information brochure.

# It is noted that the institute is not running B.E course engineering at this stage, hence the students admitted in ICD in civil Engineering shall not considered for vertical promotion to the B.E programme in the Institute. However, in case, the B.E Civil Engineering is started during the coming academic session. The policy of the vertical promotions shall be applicable for ICD (civil engineering) students.

Considering different supernumerary schemes of scholarship as per Govt. norms the number of seats may increase. Fifty percent (50%) students admitted in 3-Year ICD programme in the respective batch fulfilling the institute Academic norms/criteria shall be promoted to higher module in the respective year. Students admitted under NRI category/PWD scheme shall not be considered under 50% quota of promotion.

Territorial Quota:

Seats meant for 3 Year ICD (SET-I) courses are bifurcated for the candidates of the State of Punjab and for the candidates belonging to other States, respectively in the following proportion:

Quota for Punjab State (excluding Chandigarh) 75%
Quota for Other States and U.T. (including Chandigarh) 25%

Exam Pattern

Test Date Time
SET-I (ICD) 03 Jun 2018 10.00 – 12.30 hours
SET-IA (ICD) Lateral Entry 03 Jun 2018 10.00 – 12.30 hours

SLIET Entrance Test (SET-I & SET-IA) for admission to ICD Programme will consist of one paper of two & half hours duration. This paper will have 150 objective type questions of 150 marks from English, General Knowledge, Mental Aptitude, Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry.

Note: Answers of all the objective type questions are to be filled in the OMR answer sheet given separately during the Examination. There will be 25% negative marking for wrong answers.

Admission Procedure

  • Admission to all ICD courses shall be made on the basis of All India SLIET Entrance Test (SET-I).
  • Admission to (ICD 2 nd year Lateral Entry) shall be through SET-IA test. Candidate shall register himself/herself online.

Syllabus and  Model Questions.

Marks : 150
Time : 2½ Hours
English, General Knowledge, Mental Aptitude

1. Usage of Tenses
2. Fill in the Blanks with Prepositions
3. Active Passive Voice
4. General Knowledge/Awareness
5. Aptitude Test


Marks: 50 (50 Questions) Syllabus :

Algebra : Integers, rational and irrational numbers, ratio and proportions. Polynomials, GCD and LCM of Polynomials by factorization method. Linear equations in one variable; solution of simultaneous equations. Quadratic equations and their solutions. Law of indices .Arithmetic progression;

Trigonometry : Trigonometric ratios-sin x, cos x, tan x, cot x, cosec x and sec x for 0°, 30°, 45°, 60° and 90°. Trigonometric Identities. Use of Trigonometric tables. Simple problems on heights and distances.

Mensuration : Perimeter and area of a triangle, square, rectangle, rhombus, trapezium, quadrilateral and circle. Volume and surface area of cube, right prism, cylinder, cone and sphere.

Geometry : Point, line, collinear points, intersecting and non-intersecting lines in a plane. Family of lines, concurrent lines, distance between two parallel lines. Angle-acute, obtuse and right angles. Triangle, its sides and angles. Similarity of triangles. Congurence of triangles. Pythagoras theorem and its converse. Circle. Diameter and circumference of a circle. Arc and sector of a circle. Chord and segment of a circle. Tangent to a circle. Family of concentric circles. Direct and transverse common tangents. Centroid, and orthocentre.

Statistics : Collection and tabulation of statistical data. Graphical representation of statistical data, b ar diagram, histograms, pie-charts. Measures of central tendency (mean, median, mode).


Marks : 40 (40 Questions)
Syllabus :

Motion : Uniform and non-uniform motion (qualitative idea only), displacement, speed and velocity, acceleration, equations of motion.

Force : Definition, Inertia of a body, balanced and unbalanced forces, acceleration, relationship between force, acceleration and mass of an object, action and reaction of forces.

Gravitation : Laws of gravitation, acceleration due to gravity.

Work : Work done by a force, relation between work and energy, kinetic energy and potential energy.

Wave Motion : Nature of wave, propagation of a wave through a medium, type of waves; longitudinal, transverse, simple harmonic motion (graphical representation), amplitude of wave,relationship between wave length,frequency and velocity ofwave.

Light : Perception of energy carried by light waves, human eye structure and function of human eye, focal length of eye- lens, image formation on the retina, perception of color-composition of white light.

Heat : Mechanical work and heat, heat and temperature, measurement of temperature, specific heat, thermal expansion, change of state, idea of latent heat, idea about relative humidity.

Electricity : Conductors and resistors, measurement of current, potential difference and resistance. Heating effect of electric current, quantitative relationship between heat, current, resistance and time of flow of current, electric appliances based on heating effect of current, measurement of electric energy, units of electric power and energy;

Magnetic effects of Electric Current : Magnetic field of a current carrying conductor, coil and solenoid, electric motor & its applications, Electromagnetic induction.

Reference Book : Science: for Class-IX and X, Published by NCERT.


Marks: 40 (40 Questions) Syllabus :

Matter-Nature and Behaviour : Nature and behaviour of different types of substances, elements, compounds and their mixtures, structure of matter, atomic theory, molecules and atom; Structure of atom-electrons, protons and neutrons; composition of nucleusatomic number and mass number, distribution of electrons in different energy levels in an atom, valence electrons and valency.

Atomic Mass and Molecular Mass: Mole concept; percentage composition of compounds.

Physical and Chemical Changes: Combination, displacement, decomposition, slow, fast, exothermic and endothermic reactions, catalyst; chemical equations.

Electrochemical Cell: Construction and working of a simple voltaic cell; lead storage battery and dry cell; electrolysis-
movement of ions during electrolysis; Faraday‟s Laws; electroplating.

Classification of Elements: Periodic Law, periods & groups; General trend in properties of elements in periodic table. Fuel : Type of fuels, coal; natural fuels, conditions for combustion, heat produced during combustion, combustion of food in living organisms.

Mineral Cycles : Carbon cycle, role of carbon and its compounds, nitrogen cycle, nitrogen fixation, oxygen cycle, oxidation process, water cycle, role of energy in different cycles.

Water : Water a natural resource, origin of life in it, a medium for the activity of the living, a solvent, uses, saturated and unsaturated solution, sea water as habitat of organism, salts from sea.

Air : Composition, Atmosphere & its role in radiation, Carbon dioxide and its diverse effects on living organism, role of trees, release of carbon dioxide from fossils, fuels and automobiles, corrosion of metals, damage of historical monuments from acidic gases, effect of metallic particles, asbestos, etc., on living organisms. Carbon monoxide and its ill effects, air pollution and its effects on human beings.

Dependence of Man on Natural Resources : Minerals from earth, metals and non-metals, uses of non-metals.

Carbon and its Compounds : Introduction, allotropes of carbon and their occurrence, structure, related properties and uses; hydrocarbons – their elementary structure, properties and uses; isomerism (elementary idea); simple compounds of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen and their uses; petroleum products; introductory account of synthetic fibres, plastics, rubber, soaps and detergents.

Extraction of Metals : Metals and non-metals (Si, P,S) occurrence, properties and uses; general metallurgical operations for extraction of pure metal (extraction of copper, iron and aluminum). Properties of metals, uses of metals and non- metals; properties of some alloys (brass, gunmetal, German silver, Solder, bronze), uses at home and in industry.

Reference Book : Science-A Text Book for Class IX & X, Published by NCERT.

Sample Objective Type Questions :

Fill the choice of the alternative you think to be correct answer in the OMR answer sheet.

Q.1 The name of the city which is known as a pink city.
(a) Chandigarh
(b) Mumbai
(c) Jaipur
(d) Delhi

Q.2 In a right angled triangle the sides perpendicular to each other are 15 cm and 8 cm. Its perimeter is :
(a) 46 cm
(b) 60 cm
(c) 120 cm
(d) 40 cm

Q.3 The least distance of distinct vision of normal eye is
(a) 30 cm
(b) 25 cm
(c) 15 cm
(d) 20 cm

Q.4 To remove hypermetropia, lens used is
(a) concave
(b) convex
(c) cylindrical
(d) plano-concave

Q.5 Isotopes of an atom have
(a) same mass number
(b) different atomic number
(c) same atomic number
(d) none of the above

Q.6 Chemical name of baking soda is
(a) sodium chloride
(b) sodium carbonate
(c) sodium bicarbonate
(d) none of above

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