Many queries arise in the minds of students about the choice of career option, what subjects to choose, what niche to go for and so on. Students, after completing 10th, often have to settle for the subjects of their dislike due to less marks in high school and inability to fulfill the criteria for admissions for the stream of one’s interest in reputed institutes. Thus, an Arts student often suffers with a query that, Can Arts students study engineering diploma course after 12th?
The answer is a plain yes. An Arts student is eligible to go for a part time or distance learning diploma course in engineering if he/ she fulfills the following criteria.
- The student should successfully pass out his high school.
- The student should have scored at-least 50% marks in both maths and science in class 10th.
Thus, fulfilling the above criteria, a student is worthy of gaining access to numerous courses, more precisely engineering, including the distance learning diploma course followed by entry into engineering colleges for the B.E/B.Tech degree. One is free to pursue any of the niches of engineering during the diploma course as per one’s interests.
How to apply?
The procedures for entry into various polytechnic colleges for the part time diploma course are quite easy and plain. Standing up to the criterion, an individual needs to give the polytechnic entrance exams for admissions in various government and private colleges. After the exams, a merit list is prepared according to the performance of students in exam and the students can fill their choice of colleges during the counselling process. Every college sets a cutoff percentage of marks which the students ought to cross in order to get admitted. So, all you need to do is prepare for the polytechnic entrance exams, the pattern of which holds objective type questions with negative marking for every wrong answer.
Apart from this, a number of colleges conduct their own entrance exams for admissions and so if a student wishes to join a specific institute then he/ she can go for that.
Duration of the part time diploma course
The duration for the part time diploma course in engineering is two or three years( depending upon how a student wish to pursue it) after completing 12th. It means that a student can gain lateral entry into 2nd year of the diploma course after intermediate. Also, the duration is 3 years if one goes for the distance learning course after 10th.
Finally, it is to convey that an Arts student can definitely pursue the part time diploma course in engineering in any of the niches, satisfying his/her interests. All doors towards abundant opportunities are open for them where only keen interest and firm determination ought to be employed in order to grab them.