Kerala LET 2023: DTE LET Application Form, Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria

Kerala LET 2023 application form will be released at the official website of Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Kerala- The exam is conducted for admission to B.Tech Lateral Entry programme for the academic session 2023-24. It is one of the top engineering entrance exams in the state of Kerala for Diploma holders.

Interested and eligible candidates who want to appear in this entrance test must fill out and submit their Kerala LET 2023 application form as per the scheduled date. Aspirants can check the complete details regarding Kerala LET 2023 from this article below.

Kerala LET 2023 Important dates (Tentative)

Events Dates 
Online application process will start from March 2023(tentative)
Deadline for the receiving of online application form To be updated
Admit card/hall ticket will issue from To be updated
Date of Entrance Examination To be updated
Announcement of Result To be updated
Availability of score card To be updated
Online choice filling process will commence from To be updated
First allotment date To be updated
Rearranging process of higher options will commence from To be updated
Second Allotment date To be updated
Procedure of admission for 2nd allotment conducts on To be updated
Rearranging process of higher options will begin from To be updated
Third allotment date To be updated
Admission process for third allotment will start from To be updated

Kerala LET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

First of all, candidates need to satisfy the important eligibility criteria as laid down by the conducting authority. The eligibility criteria of Kerala LET 2023 are as follows:

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  • Applicants should possess 3 years duration diploma degree in Technology/ Engineering from the State Board of Technical Education or Institutions which comes under Govt. of India.
  • Aspirants, who are appearing in the final year Diploma Examination, are also eligible to apply for the entrance test.
  • The maximum age limit of candidates to apply for the exam is 30 years.

Kerala DTE LET 2023 Application form: How to apply?

Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Kerala will release Kerala LET application form online at its official website-

Please find below the steps to apply:

Step 1: Complete your registration by providing details such as your name, parents’ information, educational information, communication address etc.

Step 2: Fill up your application form correctly without providing any wrong credentials.

Step 3: Move to fee payment section. You need to make payment using e-Challan at any SBI branch. The payment must be deposited in Shakti Account of The Joint Controller of Technical Examination, Kerala. Here are the details of application fee:

  • General: Rs. 750/-
  • SC/ST: Rs. 375/-

Step 4: Submit your duly-filled application form along with your fee payment receipt and the documents shared below:

  • Class 10th and class 12th certificate and mark sheet;
  • Certificate and mark sheet of Diploma.
  • Reservation certificate, if applicable
  • Domicile certificate
  • Parents’ income certificate

Please arrange your documents and pack it an envelope. Send the envelope to the address:

The Joint Controller of Technical Examinations

Kaimanam, Thiruvananthapuram- 695040

Kerala LET Examination Pattern 2023

Type of the exam OMR based
Question type Objective Type Entrance Test
Duration 2 hours
Marking scheme 3 marks for each correct answer
Negative marking 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect response

Examination Pattern for Diploma and D.Voc stream students

Subject Marks Number of questions
Mathematics 20 marks 120 questions
IT and computer Science 15 marks
Engineering Mechanics 15 marks
Civil Engineering 15 marks
Electrical Engineering 15 marks
Mechanical Engineering 15 marks
Electronics and Communication Engineering 15 marks
English 10 marks

Examination Pattern for B.Sc stream students

  • English – 15 marks
  • IT and Computer Science – 15 marks
  • Chemistry – 20 marks
  • Physics – 30 marks
  • Mathematics – 40 marks

Examination centre

Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Ernakulam, Thodupuzha, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Tirur, SulthanBathery, Kannur, Kozhikode, and Kasaragod


  • Mathematics – Single Variable Calculus and Infinite series, Geometric series, Alternating series, Maclaurins series, Partial derivatives, Partial derivatives of functions of more than two variables, Calculus of vector valued functions, Multiple integrals, Double integrals, Area calculated as a double integral, Topics in vector calculus, Line integrals, work as a line integral, Green’s Theorem, surface integrals, Divergence Theorem, Stokes’ Theorem.
  • Engineering Mechanics – Statics, Types of supports, Properties of planar surfaces, Friction, Dynamics, Combined motion of rotation and translation, Mechanical vibrations, Rectilinear translation.
  • Civil Engineering – General introduction to Civil Engineering, Stones, Bricks, Tiles, Cement, Aggregates, Cement Mortar, Stone Masonry, Brick Masonry, Timber, Hard board and particle board, Steel, Floors and Flooring materials, Roofs and roof coverings.
  • Computer Science – Introduction to digital computer, Details of functional units of a computer, A simple model of computer, Storage, System software, Operating systems, Problem Solving strategies, Representation of procedure by flowchart, Implementation of algorithms, Introduction to Python, Functions, Mathematical functions, Strings and lists, Tuples and dictionaries, Files and exceptions, Introduction to classes and objects.

Kerala LET 2023 Admit card /Hall ticket

  • The authority will release the Kerala LET 2023 admit card online at the official website of Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Kerala.
  • Candidates can download their admit card via visiting the official links i.e.
  • The information about the date, time, and venue of the exam will be mentioned on the admit card.
  • Along with the admit card, candidates must carry their original photo ID proof at the time of the exam.

Kerala LET 2023 Result

  • The authority will announce the result online at the official portal most likely in the month of June.
  • Candidates need to enter their roll number or hall ticket number in order to download their results.
  • The result will contain information about the subject wise and total marks secured by candidates in the entrance test.
  • Along with the result, authorities will also release the merit list of candidates shortlisted for admission.
  • In case of a tie, the candidate with a better score in Mathematics will get a better merit position.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question – 1: What documents do I need to submit along with the application form?

Answer: You need to submit the following documents along with the Kerala DTE LET Application Form 2023.

  • Class 10 and +2 certificate
  • Class 10 and +2 mark sheets
  • Diploma engineering certificate (If any)
  • Diploma engineering mark sheet (If any)
  • Community certificate (If applicable)
  • Income certificate of parents
  • Domicile certificate

Question – 2: Is Kerala DTE LET 2023 examination is equivalent to JEE Main 2023?

Answer: No, this exam is not equivalent to JEE Main 2023. Through DTE LET 2023 you can get admission to 3rd semester of B.Tech. On the other hand, JEE Main Exam is conducted for admission to the 1st semester of B.Tech.

Question – 3: Will there be negative markings in the entrance test?

Answer: Yes, 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

Question – 4: Is there any age limit in order to get admission through Kerala DTE LET 2023 examination?

Answer: Yes, the age of a candidate should not be more than 30 years at the time of admission. However, candidates from reserved categories will get relaxation in the upper age limit as the rules of the Kerala government.

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