The admission for various programmes for the first year Diploma is generally done at the Directorate of Technical Education (D.T.E), Porvorim in the Centralized Admission Center for all the Polytechnics to avoid multiplication of application forms and quick finalization of overall merit list on the spot admissions as per dates declared in the prospectus or announced in local newspapers from time to time. The whole process of admission starts generally one month before the declaration of results of Xth and XIIth standard Board Examination with sale of prospectus. The prospectus containing all the details such as information about the Institute with respect to availability of seats, diploma programmed offered, documents required, various reservation quotas, scholarships and awards, rules for cancellations, forms to be filled, exact dates for appearing for various rounds of admissions, etc is available at the Office of D.T.E. Admissions are done by direct counselling depending on the number of seats available at his turn, choice of the Institute and diploma programme by the candidate. For details log on to the website www.goagovt.nic.in/dtegoa After seeking admission at the centralized admission center, the student needs to report to the Institute along with admit card issued to him. He will report to the administration/examination section where he will be provided necessary guidance for further activities. The student needs to submit passport size photographs (three for library cards, and one for Identity card and one for students’ record register). Students can avail the information regarding various scholarships available at this section.