Admission to the institute begins after the declaration of the HSLC/HSSLC results. The Directorate of Technical Education takes the necessary steps of notifying the date of Entrance Exam, Result and Admission in Local Papers.
HSLC passed with a minimum aggregate of 45% marks in Maths & Science and also passed in both Maths & Science seperately.
1. Selection of candidates is done purely on the basis of the result of Entrance Examination.
* The Entrance Examination will consist of one paper of 100 questions and 100 marks, and the question shall be of multiple choice question(MCQ) type.
*. All technical streams shall have a common question paper with marks distribution in the ratio of: 35:35:15:15 (Maths : Science : English : G.K)
*. Subjects for the Entrance Examination are: Mathematics, Science, English and General knowledge, within Class-X syllabus. G.K. shall also cover current national and international events.
3. Selection of Candidates to a Diploma program is done as per the candidates position in the merit list and availability of seat in the Diploma Program(s) of His/Her stated preference(s).
4. Naga Indigenous Inhabitants of the State shall be accorded first preference for slection. Inhabitant of the State, Children of non-Naga State Govt.employees, Central Govt./Agency employees serving in the State as per merit in DEE.
15% reservation shall be made for Backward Tribes on the basis of One Tribe one seat as per merit in the Diploma Entrance Exam.
10% reservation shall be made for the women Candidates.
3% special reservation shall be made for differently abled candidates with valid documents