Admission Procedure

It is for information that from the session 2022-23 admission in three year diploma courses in Polytechnics are totally on merit basis of qualifying exams ( i.e. 10th class).

Eligibility and Basis of Admission in Diploma Courses for the Session 2022-23:

1. Diploma Engg.* (including HGST, KM and TFW Categories)


• 10th with 35% marks (33% in case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes category or Kashmiri Migrants Category).
• Compulsory pass in Maths & Science subjects.

Basis of Admission : Inter-se-merit of Secondary School Examination (Matriculation) or equivalent qualifying examination

2. Diploma (Engg.) Lateral Entry (including TFW Category)


• 10+2/ ITI (02 years)

Basis of Admission : Rank of Lateral Entry Diploma Entrance Test (DET-L) to be conducted by HSTES in May, 2016.

3. Diploma Pharmacy (including MAR Category)

Eligibility : 10+2 (PCM/ PCB) with 35% marks.

Basis of Admission : Inter-se-merit of Qualifying Examination.

*Up to session 2022-23, admission in Diploma (Engg.) Course were made on the basis of Rank of Diploma Entrance Test (DET). From the session 2016-17 onwards, admissions in Diploma (Engg.) Course shall be made on the basis of Merit of Qualifying Examination.

1. Information Brochure: The information brochures of all Diploma Courses i.e. Diploma Prospectus – 2017 will be available online at HSTES website in 2nd or 3rd week of April.
2. Application Form: Applications for admissions in all the courses shall be invited online at

Diploma (Engg.) Lateral entry TFW (Tution Fees Waiver) scheme.

• Admissions in TFW Category shall be made on the basis of Rank of DET (L)-2017, so candidates applying for this category must apply/ appear in DET (L)-2017. Further, the candidates must deposit the Printout of Online Filled Application Form for TFW Category along with relevant documents/ proof of deposit of the Entrance Test Fee at HSTES, Panchkula as per latest schedule (please visit

The candidate must upload the following documents along with the online application form:

• Colored Photograph of the candidate.
• Specimen Signature of the candidate.

For any enquiry/ help regarding applying online, Entrance Test, counselling etc. candidates may contact nearby Govt./ Govt. Aided Polytechnics or HARYANA STATE TECHNICAL EDUCATION SOCIETY (Under Department of Technical Education, Govt. of Haryana) Bay Nos.: 7-12, Sector-4, Panchkula, Haryana (Toll Free: 18004202026)

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For the admission in diploma courses the tentative schedule by HSTES given on their website or
you may click on link given below:

Tentative schedule for admission 2018-19 by HSTES