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Polytechnic Admission Test 2012 in Assam was recently announced for admissions to various diploma courses at the institutes located in and outside the state. This examination is meant for candidates of the matriculation level and any candidate who is HSLC passed or have its equivalent qualifications is eligible to apply. For students who have recently appeared for the HSLC examination and are awaiting results can also apply by following the form and procedure as prescribed by the authority. Almost all important details were advertised few days back and we are here to list out an overview of the said admission test.


Before we continue, let us first look at the names of the various institutes which are participating in this admission process.

  • Assam Engineering Institute,  Guwahati
  • Assam Textile Institute, Guwahati
  • Dibrugarh Polytechnic, Dibrugarh
  • Diphu Polytechnic, Diphu
  • Girls Polytechnic, Guwahati
  • Nowgong Polytechnic, Nagaon
  • Residential Girls Polytechnic, Golaghat
  • H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Institute, Jorhat
  • Bongaigaon Polytechnic
  • Silchar Polytechnic, Meherpur
  • Few Institutes outside Assam.

Assam Polytechnic Admission Test 2012 Eligibility

In addition to what we said above that this test is for HSLC passed/appeared candidates, it should also be noted that there are some other eligibility criteria too. Firstly, the applicant must be a permanent resident of Assam and should not be more than 20 years of age as on 01-05-2012. SC and ST category of candidates may avail age relaxation of 3 years in the upper age limit. It is also essential for the candidate to pass the HSLC or equivalent examination in single sitting having the compulsory subjects of Science and Mathematics.

The category-wise cut-off marks for Mathematics and Science in High School Leaving Certificate or equivalent examination are as follows:-

  • General category: 40% marks
  • Scheduled Caste: 35% marks
  • Scheduled Tribes: 33% marks

For all those institutes having Engineering & Technology diploma courses located outside the state having seats as allotted by the Government of India will have the upper age limit as 21 years for certain courses. On the other hand, the upper age limit in case of the admission to Fashion/Garment technology is 22 years.

Assam PAT 2012 Admission Forms & Important dates

One can obtain the Assam Polytechnic Admission Test 2012 Application Forms along with the information brochure from any of the polytechnic institutes as mentioned in the list above except those situated outside Assam. Forms will also be available in Gourdon Govt HS School (Nalbari), Govt HS School (Tezpur), Mangaldoi Govt HS School and Junior Technical School of Sivasagar.

These will also be the examination centres along with all the Polytechnic Institutes of Assam and the schedule of the same is listed below:-

Assam PAT 2012 Schedule
Date Time Subject Marks
27-May-2012 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon Mathematics 50
Science 50
Textile Technology/Chemistry, Design/Fashion/Garment
10-June-2012 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon Mathematics/Science 25
01:30 PM - 03:30 PM General Knowledge 25
General English 25
Mental Ability 25
Drawing 25
Modern Office Management
10-June-2012 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon General Knowledge 100
General English

In respect of the examination for Textile, Fashion and Garment technology, the application forms will be available in the office of the Principal, Assam Textile Institute only and examination will also be held in that institute as per the schedule mentioned above. Further, it is mentioned that the educational qualification for Modern Office Management course is HSSLC passed or equivalent and the application form for the same can be obtained from the Office of the Principal, Girl's Polytechnic, Bamunimaidam, Guwahati-21.

Availability of Application Forms/Information Brochure 02/05/2012 to 17/05/2012
Last date of Submission of Application Forms 18th May 2012

As per the above schedule, one can collect the polytechnic application forms on payment of a fee amounting to Rs.300/- only via DD in favor of Controller of Examinations, SCTE, Assam payable at Guwahati. For further details, we recommend you to check the official advertisement as attached below:-

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Update: Results Announced on 27th June 2012

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