1. Lateral Entry to Undergraduate Engineering Courses: This is the most sorted way of getting admission into the Undergraduate Engineering Course i.e. BE or B.Tech program. In this, The diploma holder can get entry to 2nd year of the engineering course i.e. directly into the 3rd semester of the course. For this, you will have to enroll in the university under which you have studied or you wish the study. According to your marks or percentage of your diploma i.e Overall and average would be considered for getting into the college you wish.
2. Graduation: If you have completed your +2 or HSC, then you can apply to complete your degree in any of the graduation course i.e. B.Sc, B.Com, B.A, BBA, BCA, etc. You can either apply for full time, correspondence or night classes for completing your course.
3. AIME Certification: AIME Certification is a professional certification equivalent to BE or B.Tech degree course certificate by the Institute of Engineering, India. AMIE stands for Associate Member of the Institutions of Engineers and is a valid course that can be completed by any person who has completed +2 or ITI or Diploma in any stream. The best feature of this course is that you can select any stream from the 15 courses available.
It has 2 groups(Group A & B) to clear. Group A is common for all which has 9 papers for +2 students and 4 papers for Diploma students. Only after clearing all the papers can you give your Group B papers. Group B contains 5 compulsory and 4 elective papers, 10 Experiments and 1 project work. You can clear 5 subjects out of the 9 papers and then give your Experiments or project works. There is a flexibility of giving exams in any centers across India and abroad. There are 2 attempts in a year i.e. in June and in December and can give only 4 papers at a time. One needs to clear all the papers in each section within 6 years of registration i.e. 6 years for Group A and 6 years for group B.
Note: As of now, the AMIE course is under the case for its certification approval. The degree holders before 2015 have a valid certificate and after that, it will depend upon the verdict which will have its hearing on 11th Feb'20. So do wait for the verdict before enrolling in this course.
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