The admissions are based on the rank secured by the candidate in the Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted every year by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala. The entrance examinations are conducted usually in the month of April or May. Visit http://cee-kerala.org/ for more details.
The fee structure of the programme is decided by the Govt. of Kerala every year before the commencement of admission process. Once admitted, the fee structure of a student remains the same throughout the period of his/her study provided the student finishes the coursework within a duration of eight consecutive semesters. Fifty percent of seats are designated as Free-ship seats for which fee at lower rate is collected and the remaining is designated as Full-fee seats for which fee as proposed by Justice K.T. Thomas Commission is charged, with concession if any, approved by Government of Kerala.
Candidates with a relevant Diploma degree can get a lateral entry to the second year engineering. Entrance exams are also conducted for such candidates.