Ist Year Diploma Course:
Qualification for admission to the diploma courses shall be required to have passed in the S.S.L.C. Examination of the Board of Secondary Education, Tamil Nadu.
The Anglo Indian High School Examination with eligibility for Higher Secondary course in Tamil Nadu.
The Matriculation Examination of Tamil Nadu.
Any other Examination recognized as equivalent to the above by the Board of Secondary Education, Tamil Nadu.
Direct Second Year (Lateral Entry):
A pass in HSC (Academic) or (Vocational) courses mentioned in the Higher Secondary Schools in Tamilnadu affiliated to the Tamilnadu Higher Secondary Board with eligibility for University courses of study or equivalent examination and should have studied the following subjects.
There is no age restriction to join the diploma course, with effect from the academic year 2004-2005.