DTU LEET 2021 - B.Tech Lateral Entry Admission, Application Form, Pattern, Syllabus & Eligibility

Last Modified on : 12 Jan 2022


Delhi Technological University Lateral Entry Entrance Test (DTU LEET) 2021 offers admission directly to the second year of the engineering degree courses. For candidates who have a Diploma or B.Sc in Engineering UG courses, this exam is the best way for taking admission into engineering courses. After passing the DTU LEET, students get admission into the third semester of the four-year B.Tech. programme under the University’s lateral entry scheme. The article here contains information about the DTU LEET 2021 exam application process, exam pattern, syllabus, eligibility, admit card, result, and more.

DTU B.Tech Lateral Entry Admission Latest Update - The DTU LEET 2021 application process will tentatively begin in June 2021. The exam is generally conducted through both offline and online modes. However, this year due to the COVID-19 situation, it is expected to be held only through online mode.

DTU LEET 2021 - Quick Overview

Exam Name

Delhi Technological University Lateral Entry Entrance Test (DTU LEET)

Exam Conducting Body

Delhi Technological University (DTU)

Official Website


Exam Level

National Level

Exam Mode

Online/ Offline

Application Mode

Online/ Offline

Exam Duration

2 hours

Courses Covered

UG level Engineering courses

DTU LEET 2021 Important Dates

The tentative dates for the Delhi Technological University Lateral Entry Entrance Test 2021 are as under:

DTU LEET 2021 Events

Important Dates

Application process begins

June 2021

Last date for application submission

July 2021

Admit card availability

July 2021

DTU LEET 2021 Exam

July 2021

Merit list release

July 2021

Counselling begins

July 2021

Counselling process ends

August 2021

DTU LEET Previous Years Solved Papers

DTU LEET 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

DTU LEET Exam Pattern

The exam will be conducted through both online and offline mode where 90 objective type questions will be asked from the following sections:


Total Questions


90 questions

General Aptitude and Reasoning

The duration of the Exam is 2 hours.

Marking Scheme - 4 marks will be awarded for every correct response and 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect response.

DTU LEET 2021 Syllabus

DTU LEET 2021 syllabus for both subjects is as under:


Numbers and Operations - Operations, Complex Numbers, Counting, Ratio and Proportion, Elementary Number Theory, Matrices and Sequences.

Algebra and Functions - Expressions, Inequalities, Equations, Properties of Functions, Representation and Modelling

Geometry and Measurement - Plane Euclidean Coordinate Lines, Circles, Parabolas, Symmetry, Transformation, Surface Area and Volumes, Trigonometry Right Triangles, 3-D Dimensional Solids

Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability - Median, Mean, Mode, Graphs and Plots, Range Interquartile, Least Square Regression, Probability.

General Aptitude and Reasoning

Series Completion, Direction Sense, Blood Relation, Ranking, Number, Mathematical Operation, Time Sequence, Arithmetical Reasoning, Inserting the Missing Character

DTU LEET 2021 Eligibility

Candidates must meet the eligibility conditions for DTU LEET before applying for the exam.

Qualifying Exam

  • Students must have a diploma (any branch of engineering) from an AICTE-recognised University.
  • The minimum aggregate marks in the qualifying exam must be 60% or equivalent CGPA. Reserve category (SC/ ST) candidates must have scored a minimum of 50% or 55% (for different courses) in the qualifying exam.
  • Those who are in the final year of the qualifying exam are also eligible for applying for the exam.

Age Limit

  • Minimum - 18 years
  • Maximum - 26 years

DTU LEET 2021 Application Process

DTU LEET 2021 application forms will be released online. Candidates are required to fill the application form within the given time. The application forms will be available on the official website of the University. The application process is both online and offline. Here we have provided the steps to be followed for filling the application form.

Steps for filling the DTU LEET 2021 Application Form (Online)

  • Visit the official website at http://dtu.ac.in/.
  • Under the ‘Admission’ tab, click on the B.Tech. Lateral Entry option.
  • Now, click on the application form option.
  • Register as a new candidate by providing the details asked for.
  • After successful registration, you will receive the login details.
  • Log in using the details and complete the application form.
  • Provide details of your qualifying exam, address, upload scanned images of photograph and signature and more.
  • Make online fee payment.
  • After successful fee payment, take a print of the application form.

Steps for filling the DTU LEET 2021 Application Form (Offline)

  • Visit the official website at http://dtu.ac.in/.
  • Click on the B.Tech. Lateral Entry option under the ‘Admission’ tab.
  • Now, click on the application form option and download the application form. 
  • Fill in all the details in the application form and paste your recent photograph.
  • Make fee payment through the mentioned mode.
  • After successful fee payment, submit the filled-in application form and the application fee payment proof to the University office. The duly filled-in application can be submitted to the university office through speed post or in-hand.

DTU LEET Application Fee

The application fee for the exam is as under:


Application Fee Amount

All categories

₹ 1500/-

Other Details

DTU LEET 2021 Courses Offered

The University offers the following courses under its Lateral Entry Scheme:

  • Mechanical with specialization in Automotive Engineering (MAM)
  • Polymer Science and Chemical Technology (PCT)
  • Production and Industrial Engineering
  • Electronic and Communication Engineering
  • Mathematics and Computing
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Information Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering (ENE)
  • Engineering Physics (EP)
  • Biotechnology (BT)

DTU LEET 2021 Admit Card

DTU LEET 2021 admit card will be issued to only those whose application forms are complete. Candidates can download the admit card using their login credentials. No candidate will be allowed to appear for the examination without an admit card. It is a mandatory document. It contains details such as candidate’s information, exam timing, venue, exam day instructions, etc.

DTU LEET 2021 Result

DTU LEET 2021 result/ merit list will be prepared after the exam is over. The same will be released on the official website. Candidates can check their results online and take a print of the same for future reference. Candidates must keep their scorecards safe till the admission process is over.

DTU LEET 2021 Counselling

DTU LEET 2021 counselling is held based on the merit list prepared by the University. Candidates are required to appear for counselling on the given date and time with the required documents. The counselling will be conducted in multiple rounds.

DTU LEET 2021 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Here are the frequently asked questions related to DTU LEET 2021 exam.

Question 1: When will the DTU LEET 2021 application process begin?

The DTU LEET 2021 application process will begin in June 2021.

Question 2: Who conducts the DTU LEET 2021?

Delhi Technological University

Question 3: Can I get admission to the first year of engineering courses through DTU LEET 2021?

No. It is conducted only for admission through lateral entry scheme i.e. to the second year of the engineering courses.

Question 4: When will be the DTU LEET 2021 conducted?

The exam will be held tentatively in July 2021.

Question 5: Will there be negative marking in the exam?

Yes. 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect response.