The Controller of Technical Examination, under the Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Kerala is conducting the following examinations in the state.


  • Diploma in Engineering/Technology/ Commercial Practice
  • Hotel Management & Catering Technology


  • Diploma in Secretarial Practice
  • Certificate (Craft Group) Examination
  • Certificate (Engineering) Examination

ONE AND HALF YEARS  ( 3 Semester)

  • Post Graduate Diploma Course

ONE YEAR (Two Semester)

  • Certificate Course in Food Craft
  • Certificate Course in Fire & Safety
  • Certificate Examination in Still Photography
  • Certificate Course in Printing/DTP

State Level Entrance Examination for B.Tech (Lateral Entry ) Courses

 The Institutions covered in the state under the above examinations includes

  • 89 Polytechnic Colleges with intake of 22,000 Students per year
  • 250 KGCE Technical Institutions with intake of 12,000 Students per year
  • KGTE/FDGT Technical Institutions with intake of 6000 Students per year
  • 17 Commercial Institutes with with intake of 1200 Students per year
  • 13 food Craft Institutes with with intake of 1000 Students per year
  • 5 Post Graduate Diploma Institutions with intake of 200 Students per year
  • 1 Hotel Management Institutions with intake of 120 Students per year

Every year the Controller of Examination is conducting examinations for a maximum of 1.50,000 students for different disciplines.