B.Tech. Lateral Entry Admission 2016-17

  • Courses & Seats

Mgt. Govt. Total
Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE) 22 6 28
Mechanical Engineering (ME) 6 6 12
Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) 20 6 26
Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE) 3 3 6
Civil Engineering (CE) 6 6 12
Production Engineering (PE) 8 3 11

Note:- Eligible for LE admission – 10% of total approved intake and unfilled seats of previous year.
  • Eligibility
1. Candidates who have passed Diploma in Engineering awarded by the State Board of Technical Education or Equivalent after undergoing regular course of three years study in an approved institution are eligible for admission.
2. Rank in Entrance Exam for Lateral Entry Test (LET).
3. Graduates with Maths/Physics as main & Diploma Holders in Engineering will also be allowed as per AICTE Norms.
  • Duration of The Course

B.Tech degree course will be completed over a period of 3 years consisting of 6 semesters.

  • Admission Process
50% of the seats as indicated above will be allotted by the Govt and the remaining 50% seats filled by the Management based on entrance test merit. 
  • Application form
Application forms can be collected from the College at a payment of Rs 500/- or downloaded from the college website/ Apply online. Submission of downloaded applications will be valid only if accompanied by DD for Rs 500/- payable at Thrissur in the name of Vidya Academy of Science & Technology.  
Filled up applications can be handed over to the college office or sent to 
The Principal,
Vidya Academy of Science & Technology,
PO Thalakottukkara, Thrissur, Kerala 680501
Click here to download the application form.
  • Scholarships awarded by the college
Only eligible candidates whose yearly family income is less than Rs 1.5 lakhs should apply for merit cum means scholarships.
Details of scholarships - Click here to see.
  • Bus Service
Students residing more than 20 kms away from the college are advised to take hostel accommodation as a lot of time is wasted in travelling every day and they are not able to cope up with the study work and tend to lag in their academic performance. They also become physically tired and are not able to concentrate on their studies.Bus fees are paid for one semester (6 months) period.
  • Training & Placement

At Vidya Academy of Science and Technology a lot of emphasis is being given to the overall development of the students through a regimen to co-curricular activities. During the second and third year, each week, two periods are exclusively devoted for activities covering various areas of self development. 

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Students are advised to take hostel accommodation at least in the first year as this gives them more time for studies, being a very crucial year.Please be rest assured that no form ragging is permitted in the college and the hostel authorities are very strict in enforcing this aspect.The college canteen provides wholesome food in neat, clean and healthy environment. 
Details of hostel -Click here to see.
Click here to open hostel application form.
  • Admission Process for Management Seats
  1. Application forms to be obtained from college/downloaded from site/ Apply Online.
  2. Submit filled up applications by due date.
  3. Rank list of applicants will be displayed on website/ published based on Entrance rank merit.
  4. Students must be called for admission counseling on notified dates and admission process carried out as per the rank list. Students must be accompanied by their parent.
  5. All original/ supporting documents and full fees should be deposited at the time of admission.
  • Cancellation of Admission

No cancellation of admission is permitted after the admissions have been declared as closed. Cancellation of admission after due date will be subject to payment of liquidation fees as stipulated by the Govt.

Original documents once deposited will not be issued to the student for the duration of course of four years. Sufficient photostat copies of each document should be kept with the students duly attested by a Gazetted officer for their future use during this period.