After Diploma a person can do B.E of B.tech in any engineering college based on the entrance exam of the respective universities.
The diploma students are given direct admission in to the second year of B.E and B.tech.
The Directorate of Technical Education in Tamil Nadu provides lateral entry to B.Tech. courses for meritorious engineering diploma holders and B.Sc. degree holders in government, aided and self-financing engineering colleges and constituent colleges of Anna University, Chennai and Tiruchi.
Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering and Technology, Karaikudi, takes care of the admission procedures related to lateral entry scheme. Admission notification can be expected in May or June every year.
Periyar Maniammai University, Vallam, Thanjavur ( www.pmu.edu ), also provides lateral admission to B.E. / B.Tech. courses in civil, computer science and engineering, electronics and communication, electrical and electronics, mechanical, information technology, bio-technology and petrochemical technology.
Diploma holders in engineering/ technology with 60 per cent marks or B.Sc. degree holders with mathematics as a subject and 60 per cent marks in the aggregate are eligible for admission to the second year of B.E./B.Tech. courses.
Candidates who do not belong to Tamil Nadu will have to furnish their nativity certificate and migration certificate for admission to the lateral entry courses.
Admission notification can be expected in the month of April/May every year
The below is the official website for diploma students to apply for doing B.E in Tamil nadu.
Official Website: http://www.tndte.com/