A Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is conducted for admission to BE courses at Tripura Engineering Colleges and National Institute of Technology, Silchar (for Tripura seats).
Eligibility : Higher Secondary (10+2) exam of Tripura Board of Secondary Education/CBSE with 5 subjects or equivalent securing 50% (45% for SC and 40% for ST) marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Candidates who have appeared in the qualifying exam are also eligible. There is no age restriction.
Admission Procedure : Application form and prospectus can be obtained in person/by post from the Chairman, Tripura Board of Joint Entrance Examination, Tripura Engineering College Campus, Jirania Tripura-799055 on payment of requisite amount through IPO/bank draft in favour of the Board: candidates should enclose a self addressed stamped envelope of 27 x 12 cm size, if the form is required by post. Completed application with exam fee through IPO/bank draft alongwith a self-addressed stamped envelope of 30 x 13 cms size should reach the Board office by the notified date in the month of February
Selection : Selection is on the basis of merit in the Joint Entrance Exam, conducted usually in the month of April. The Board notifies the results through newspapers.
Pattern & medium of Examination: Test is conducted in English, Physics, Mathematics and chemistry carrying 100 marks each. Each paper is of 3 hours duration, standard of questions is of Higher Secondary Course. The medium of the test is English/Bengali.
Reservation of seats: SC-15%, ST-29%, GOI nominees-10 seats, North Eastern Hill States-22 seats.
Domicile Restrictions: Permanent residents of Tripura. Exemptions are given to the children of officers of GOI posted in Tripura or All India service officers borne in Manipur/Tripura cadre.