Qualifications for Admission to the First Year of the Diploma Courses:
A pass in 10th standard (SSLC) with 35 marks in examination or other State Educational Board Examinations or CBSE irrespective of their higher qualifications, if any, are not eligible for admission.
Qualifications for Admission to the Second Year of the Diploma Courses, Under Lateral Entry Scheme:
A pass in HSC (10+2 years of schooling) with the marks required for admission to the Second Year Diploma Course.(or) Any other qualification equivalent to the above, duly reorganized by the Director of School Education / Board of Higher Secondary Education, Tamilnadu.