Answer: Diploma students are eligible for admission to the second year of engineering degree courses. But the number of seats offered to the Diploma students is very limited. The total number of seats for direct admission to the second year of 4- year degree course in Engineering varies every year depending on the total number vacant seats in the second year of 4-year degree course. The minimum of number seats is approximately 6840 as per admission. This figure is approximately 18.4 % of the total number of students enrolled in Diploma courses in Maharashtra.
Moreover, to be eligible, you will have to pass your Diploma in Engineering in first class. You should have passed the Diploma course of the Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education or Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University or any other institution, which has been recognised by the Government of Maharashtra or University in the State of Maharashtra.