DTU LEET: Exam Dates, Application, Eligibility & Syllabus

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Delhi Technological University is one of the best and most sought-after universities for engineering. Every year the aspirants of Bachelor and Master in Technology write the entrance exams and look forward to matching the soaring cut-off scores of the DTU Entrance Examinations. Nearly 11,200 students are enrolled in different graduate and postgraduate programs at Delhi Technological University. The university welcomes students to enhance their knowledge and understanding of technology through its various exams. The DTU LEET is one such exam conducted to enroll students under the B.Tech courses

Exam nameDTU Lateral Entry Entrance Test 
Conducting BodyDelhi Technological university 
Frequency of ExamAnnually
Exam LevelState Level Exam
CourseBachelor of Technology, Lateral Entry 
Mode of applicationOnline
Application feesINR 1500
Mode of ExamOffline
Exam duration2 Hours
Official Websitehttp://www.dtu.ac.in/

DTU LEET 2023 Overview

The Lateral Entry Entrance Test conducted by the Delhi Technological University is shortly known as DTU LEET. This intake absorbs students directly into the third semester of studies in the Bachelor of Technology course. The students skip their first studies at DTU. 

It is only applicable to those who have pursued a Diploma or Bachelor of Science course already and now wish to gain practical knowledge with a research-oriented course at the DTU. The candidates must however note that this examination is conducted separately from the common entrance test for the regular course of B.Tech starting from 1st year of studies. 

DTU LEET 2023 Notification 

The DTU LEET Exam notification will be out soon. The notification will confirm the date of the examination and the application process. The details will include the updated examination details like eligibility and exam syllabus and pattern. 

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DTU LEET 2023 Exam Dates

The DTU LEET Exam Dates will be released soon along with the official notification of the exam. The dates for the Lateral Entry Entrance Test will be notified here on release. 

Event Date (Tentative)
Release of NotificationTo be notified
Application process startsJuly 2023
Application deadlineTo be notified
Admit Card release dateJuly, 2023
DTU LEET exam dateJuly 2023
Date of ResultsAugust 2023
Date of Admission Counselling To be notified

DTU LEET 2023 Exam Pattern

DTU follows an extensive approach to evaluating candidates applying under the DTU LEET examination. The pattern is set to test the candidate’s ability and knowledge to be susceptible to the concepts and topics covered under the first year of study of the relevant B.Tech program. 

The exam pattern for DTU LEET does not regularly change. It is authorised by the University itself. The details of the DTU LEET Exam Pattern are given below. 

Total Marks360
Number of Questions90
Type of ExaminationObjective
Number of Options04
Marks per Correct Answer+4
Negative Marking-1
Exam SectionsMathematics/Physics/ChemistryGeneral Aptitude and Reasoning
Exam Duration 2 hours
Mode of ExamPen and Paper based

DTU LEET 2023 Syllabus

Though there are only two main subjects to prepare, the details and topics covered under each program are to be taken care of. DTU LEET Exam Syllabus 2023 will cover topics based on the stream of courses selected by the students. 

The syllabus for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics-based subjects is defined by the internal examination authorities of the Delhi Technological University. The syllabus of each subject is as follows: 

PhysicsChemistry Mathematics
Units and Measurement, Law of Motion,
The motion of a System of Particles,
Properties of bulk matters, Kinematics, Force, Gravitation, Work, Energy and Power Thermodynamics, Oscillations and Waves, Kinetic theory of gases, Current and Electricity, Magnetism, Electrostatics, Optics, Nuclear physics 
Basic concepts of Chemistry,
States of matter, Chemical thermodynamics,
Structure of Atoms, Classification of elements, Redox Reaction, Hydrogen, Hydrocarbon, Solid State, Solutions, Electrochemistry, Chemical kinetics, Organic compound and      structures, Polymers, Chemical bonding and molecular structure, Equilibrium 
Numbers, theorists, Relations and functions, Basics of algebra, Matrices and determinants, Coordinate geometry, Arithmetic progressions, Trigonometry, Mathematical reasoning, Statistics and probability, Limits and derivatives, Integrals, Vectors

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DTU LEET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

DTU LEET intakes students into B.Tech programs directly into the third semester. Therefore the university needs to ensure that students entering the programs are competitive enough to those who have been pursuing the course in the past year. 

To test that the university sets various guidelines like the entrance test itself and the eligibility criteria are also a part of it. The various points that the candidate needs to ensure before applying are as follows. 

Qualifying Exam Diploma in Engineering or BSc
Min Marks in Qualifying Exam60%
Reservation CategoriesSC & ST
Min Marks in Qualifying Exam for SC&ST50% – 55%
Age Limit18 years to 26 years

DTU LEET 2023 Application Process

The Application Form is a completely online procedure that is very easy to go through for all the candidates. To maintain discretion of information the application forms are only available on the official website of Delhi Technological University. 

The candidates must make sure to preserve the email sent after registration for the login id and password on which all the details of the exam will be updated. The process to apply online is given hereunder. 

  1. Visit the official website of DTU and open the registration tab.
  2. Fill in the email id and other details required for registration. Click to register. 
  3. Using the registration id and password, Login to the application page.
  4. Fill out the complete application form, and use class 10th information to fill in the personal details. Carefully enter the educational qualifications as well. 
  5. The next step is to select the centre of examination. 
  6. Upload necessary documents like the photograph and signature. 
  7. Pay the application fee, preview the form and click on ‘Submit’.

Documents Required

The various documents required at the time of admissions are to be carried by the candidate at the time of counselling. One must not forget to get multiple copies of each document to be submitted at the time of admission. 

  1. DTU LEET Examination form.
  2. DTU LEET Admit Card that is signed by the invigilator. 
  3. DTU Application form: Carefully filled and signed. 
  4. Marksheets of the qualifying examinations.
  5. Caste certificate and other reservation certificates if applicable. 
  6. Medical fitness certificate. 
  7. 2 recent passport-size photographs. 

DTU LEET 2023 Application Fee

The candidates appearing for the DTU LEET must check the registration fee before applying for the entrance exam. The candidates must keep in mind that the application fee is non-refundable. In order to complete the application process, the candidates are supposed to pay an application fee.

The DTU LEET 2023 application fee is mentioned below.

Category Application Fee
General Category INR 1500

DTU LEET 2023 Admit Card

The admit card and an official identity card are required at the exam centres for the DTU LEET Examination. This document has information like the examinee’s Name, Date of Birth, Email ID, Exam date and time, and detailed address of the examination centre.  

One should check all details on the admit card and also save it for use at the time of admission. The admit card can be easily downloaded from the Official website in 3 easy steps.

  1. Login on the official website using the registration ID and password. 
  2. Click on the Admit card and download the documents.
  3. Take multiple copies of the admit card.

How to Prepare for DTU LEET 2023 

To prepare for the DTU LEET Examination the candidates should start brushing up their knowledge in their last year of study for the Diploma. The preparation should be well planned and the candidates should reserve time, especially for the practical questions.

Time management is another important aspect of clearing the DTU LEET Examination. As each question carries 4 marks and is mostly based on numerical questions the candidates should fasten their calculations and thinking speed. There are various sample papers and previous question papers to practice. Candidates can start practising with the list of books given below.

  1. Book by Vineet Singh and Gurmeet Singh on LEET Objective-type questions.
  2. G.K. Publishers Guide to LEET Examination.
  3. Ramesh Publishing House book on Lateral Entry to Engineer Degree.
  4. The GK Publishers book is named, LEET: Lateral Entry Entrance Tests for Diploma Holders. 

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DTU LEET 2023 Answer Key

DTU LEET answer key 2023 will be released a few days after the exam has been conducted. The answer key is released for all four sets A, B, C and D separately. The respective question papers are also attached to the respective answer keys. 

These answer keys can be used to estimate marks obtained in the DTUs Lateral Entry Entrance Test before the official results are released. The candidates can refer to the exam pattern for the marking scheme. The steps to download the DTU LEET Answer key are given hereunder. 

  1. Visit DTU’s official website.
  2.  Click on the admissions section. 
  3. Look for the DTU LEET Answer Key in the notifications/Quick links sections. 
  4. Lick on the link to download the Answer key.
  5. Use the options against the correct question number to match your answers. 

DTU LEET 2023 Results

There isn’t a long time span between the conduction of the examination and releasing of DTU LEET results. The results are released in the form of scorecards of the candidates on the official website of the university. The process of downloading the scorecards is as follows: 

  1. On the official website of the DTU, the examination scorecards for LEET to take admissions in B.Tech are released. 
  2. The scorecards can be accessed by logging in to the candidate’s accounts. The login tab appears on the admission section of the website.
  3. After logging in the candidates can click on the scorecards options and check the details and marks. 
  4. One should always download and save the admit card for future reference. 
  5. The DTU LEET Scorecard must be produced at the time of admission. 

DTU LEET 2023 Selection Process 

The examinees should note that passing the examination or scoring well does not ensure admission to the university. The admissions are subject to the cutoff lists and completion of the admission procedure. 

The admission procedure involves a counselling and registration session after the declaration of results. All candidates who make it to or beyond the cutoff marks have to come for the counselling session to confirm their admission. 


What is DTU LEET?

DTU LEET is the Lateral Entry Entrance Test conducted by Delhi Technological University. This test is conducted to screen students for admission to various B.tech courses in DTU in the third semester of study. 

Does DTU take LEET Entrance?

Yes, the LEET entrance is also organised by Delhi Technological University. It is only conducted for admissions to the third semester of Bachelor of Technology programs. The candidates applying must have completed their Diplomas by the time of application. 

What is the eligibility for DTU LEET?

The eligibility requirements for DTU LEET are as follows: 
Completion of a Diploma program in the Science field. 
Minimum of 60% marks in the qualifying examination for general candidates and 50%-55% for SC and ST candidates. 
Age limit of 18 to 26 years. 

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  1. Completion of a Diploma program in the Science field… what does it mean??I am persuing diploma in computer engineering department, will I am eligible in DTU examination for lateral entry

  1. Completion of a Diploma program in the Science field… what does it mean??I am persuing diploma in computer engineering department, will I am eligible in DTU examination for lateral entry