B.Tech (Lateral Entry) Admissions in JIIT


Diploma holders as well as candidates who have completed the first year of engineering degree can seek admission to B.Tech in Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (JIIT) via lateral entry. Through this scheme, candidate has the option to join directly to the second year of engineering degree.  Lateral entry admissions are offered in subjects like Information Technology, Computer Science and Engineering, Bio Technology. Dual degree (B.Tech + M.Tech) admissions are also possible through lateral entry. Admissions are done on the basis of candidate’s performance in entrance test that comprise of questions on Physics, Chemistry and the subject area of specialization.

B.Tech (Lateral Entry) Courses offered in JIIT

  • Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering
  • Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Technology + Master of Technology (Computer Science and Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Technology in Bio Technology
  • Bachelor of Technology + Master of Technology (Biotechnology)
  • Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering

Eligibility Requirements for B.Tech (Lateral Entry) in JIIT

Those who have passed 1st year B.Tech or 3 year diploma program are eligible to apply. Diploma course must be completed after matriculation or 12th with a minimum aggregate of 60% marks in science and mathematics. Final year students satisfying these requirements are also eligible to apply, provided they submit the required documents before the date mentioned. Those seeking admission to CSE, IT and ECE must have obtained the required qualification in any of the following subjects.

  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

For B.Tech/B Tech-M Tech in Biotechnology, qualified candidates in subjects of Biotechnology or Bioinformatics are considered. Engineering degree in Chemical Engineering can be pursued by candidates having the required qualification in the concerned stream itself.

Selection Procedure for B.Tech (Lateral Entry) in JIIT

Admission through lateral entry is done purely on the basis of admission entrance test. There will be 50 questions for the entrance test carrying 2 marks each. Total time allotted for the completion of the test is 2 hours. Questions will be different for each branch/specialization. There will be questions on mathematics and physics for all streams. Other than this, there will be questions based on the subject area of specialization.

Candidates selected on the basis of admission test are subjected to a counseling process. During the process, candidate’s mark certificates as well as other necessary documents will be verified. Upon completion of the verification process, candidate can confirm their admission to the course.



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One Response to “B.Tech (Lateral Entry) Admissions in JIIT”

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    itisha singh:

    i want admission in 3rd yr btech in CS. i am 2nd yr btech student from poornima university with 9.02 CGPA. is there any scope of admission.