TS LPCET 2020 (SBTET): Notification, Form, Exam Date, Counselling

TS LPCET 2020: The State Board of Technical Education and Training (SBTET), Hyderabad will conduct Lateral Entry into Polytechnic Common Entrance Test (LPCET) for the qualified ITI candidates who are seeking admission into Diploma Courses in Engineering offered at Polytechnics/Institutions (including Govt./Aided and Unaided Private Polytechnics/Institutions in Telangana State for the Academic year 2020-21 into 2 Year Diploma Courses.

TS LPCET 2020 – Dates

The Admission schedule of SBTET Telangana admission in diploma courses is given below.

Commencement For Sale of Application For LPCET-2020.01 -04-2020 (Wednesday).
Last Date For  Sale of Application Without Fine15-04-2020 (Wednesday) Upto 05:00 PM.
Last Date For Sale of Application With Late Fee of Rs.100/-18-04-2020 (SATURDAY) Upto 05:00 PM.
Last Date For Submission Of Application20-04-2020 (Monday) Upto 05:00 PM
Date Of Conduct Of Lpcet-202028-04-2020 (Tuesday)Paper- I: 11.00 AM to 01.00 PM.Paper- II: 02:30PM to 04:30 PM
Date Of Release Of Results 06-05-2020 (Wednesday).

Diploma Courses offered in Polytechnics

The various Diploma courses in Engineering offered for which admission will be taken up through LPCET in the Polytechnics, Course duration and the possible area of employment / placements as Technicians or Technical Supervisors as well as possible areas for Continuing Education are as given below:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Packaging Technology
  • Textile Technology
  • ICT & System Maintenance

TS LPCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The minimum qualification retired for the candidates to be eligible for the exam is given below.

Candidates who have passed ITI course (2 years) having 60% marks along with Bridge Course conducted by the Department of Employment and Training (DET) are eligible.

 ITI Trades/ Courses Matching with Diploma Courses for Lateral Entry into Polytechnics: 

Name of the ITI TradeEligible for Diploma Courses in Polytechnics through Lateral Entry at II year level
Draughtsman in CivilDiploma in Civil Engineering
i. Draughtsman in Mechanic.
ii. Fitter
iii. Machinist or Machinist Composite
Iv. Machinist Grinder
v. Turner
vi. Motor Vehicle Mechanic
Vii. Mechanic ( R &AC)
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering / Diploma in Automobile Engineering/ Diploma in Metallurgical Engineering/ Diploma in Packing Technology / Diploma in Textile Technology /  Diploma in Mining Engineering
i. Electronic Mechanic
ii. Instrument Mechanic
iii. Electrician
Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering/ 
Diploma  in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering / Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
ICT & System Maintenance Diploma in Computer Engineering/
Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering/ 
Diploma  in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

TS LPCET 2020 Application Form

No separate application form for admission is prescribed for Candidate desirous of seeking admission into Engineering Diploma courses offered by Polytechnics, the filled-in application for LPCET-2020 itself will be treated as an application for admission into courses offered in Polytechnics.


Candidates have to download the application from the website, fill the application and submit the same along with requisite Fee in the form of DD.

Download application form from here

The fee structure is Rs.500/- for OC and Rs.300/- for SC/ST in the form of Demand Draft drawn in favor of “SECRETARY, SBTET, TS, Hyderabad

The Examination center is Govt. Polytechnic, MasabTank, Hyderabad.

TS LPCET 2020 Hall Ticket

Candidate has to submit the filled application along with DD to the Principal, Govt. Polytechnic, Masab Tank ,Hyderabad and obtain the Hall Ticket.

Hall Ticket issued to you is an important document. Please preserve it carefully till the admissions.

Hall ticket is not transferable.

SBTET TS Admission 2020 Exam Pattern

The pattern of Question Paper is Objective type containing two Papers i.e.   I & II

Type of Paper




Time in Minutes

Paper- I




120 Min





120 Min

Chemistry 50 50

The Student has to secure Minimum Qualifying marks in Paper- I is 40%  and in Paper- II should be 40% put together i.e., Physics and Chemistry.

The question paper I & II consists of 100 questions each with a choice of 4 responses for each question with only one correct response among them. 

Ranks will be generated for each candidate through LPCET for Admissions into Polytechnics.  

Syllabus for LPCET-2020

 The detailed Syllabus of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry of (C 18 I & II Semester) will be available along with Notification in www.sbtet.telangana.gov.in  

Important Instructions to the Candidates:

  1. Hall Ticket issued to you in an important document. Please preserve it carefully till the admissions.
  2. Candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall after 11:00 AM & 2:30 PM, once the examination commenced. 

SBTET Telanngana College List

Click here to check the college list

What is LPCET?

LPCET- Lateral Entry into Polytechnic Common Entrance Test is conducted by State Board of Technical Education and Training, Hyderabad for the qualified ITI candidates who are seeking admission into 2nd Year Diploma Courses offered in Government, Government-Aided, Private Un-Aided Polytechnics and 2nd Shift Polytechnics run in existing Private Un-Aided Engineering Colleges in Telangana State.

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