CITLET (CIT Lateral Entrance Examination)

The CITLET is an entrance test conducted by CIT for admission into the third semester of Degree (B.Tech) programme of study as Lateral Entry in six different branches of engineering in CIT, Kokrajhar, which is affiliated to Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam.

Duration & Format of Entrance Examination:

The Entrance Examination is conducted in two and a half hours of duration with a total of 100 marks. The question paper consists of two papers with the first being a Common paper of 60 marks that consists of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Graphics, Computer Awareness and English. The second paper of 40 marks is the branch paper into which the candidate desires to apply. The questions are of multiple choices with four options of answers.

Note: Students of CIT Kokrajhar of the current batch are exempted from appearing in the entrance test provided they have secured 65% marks or equivalent CGPA for GE/OBC (relaxed upto 5% for SC/ST/PH) in the concerned branch of Engineering/Technology. Their admissions are through Vertical Entry Scheme.

Date of Entrance Examination

As per admission notification, generally in the month of may.

Centres of Entrance Examination

The Entrance Examination is usually conducted only at Kokrajhar. (subject to approval of Admission Committee).


Educational Qualifications: Diploma in any recognized branch of Engineering/Technology with 60% marks or equivalent CGPA for GE/OBC (relaxed upto 5% for SC/ST/PH) or B.Sc (with Mathematics as one of the compulsory subjects) with minimum of 55% marks for GE/OBC (relaxed upto 5% for SC/ST/PH)

Age limit:

40 years (45 years for SC/ST/PH and 43 years for OBC and female candidates) as on 1st August of the year of admission.

Note: For Branch specific eligibility criteria refer to Information Brochure.

Branch & Intake Capacity

The following are the branches and intake capacity for admission to Second year (third semester) of Degree Course in the Institute under Lateral Entry.

Branches                                                                                                          Intake Capacity      

                                                                                                          Vertical             Lateral                Total

Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)                                          15                      6                      21

Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)                            15                      6                      21

Instrumentation Engineering (IE)                                                          15                      6                      21

Food Engineering & Technology (FET)                                                15                      6                      21

Civil Engineering (CE)                                                                          15                      6                      21

Information Technology (IT)                                                                 15                      6                      21


Out of the total seats under Direct Entry Scheme, 60% of the seats for those having qualifying marks in CITDEE  and 40% of the seats are offered for those candidates having qualifying marks in JEE Main.


Availability of Application Forms

Normally the Prospectus and Application Forms are available from the following centres (subject to change by Admission Committee) by the first week of February on payment of a certain prescribed fee.

  • CIT, Kokrajhar
  • Cotton College, Guwahati
  • Udalguri College, Udalguri
  • Barama College, Barama, Baksa
  • UN College, Kajalgaon, Chirang

Note: Forms are also usually made available in the Institute website which may be downloaded and submitted accompanied by a Demand Draft of prescribed fee.

Reservation Policy

In filling up of the available seats, the institute follows the following reservation policy.

  1. 60% from BTC (60% ST, 5% SC, 15%OBC and 20% General)
  2. 20% from North-East region excluding BTC.
  3. 17% from All India excluding North-East Region.
  4. 03%for physically handicapped candidates irrespective of region.

The selection of serial no.(ii), (iii) & (iv) will follow the reservation policy for SC, ST, OBC and General as laid down by the Central Government. In case the seats as mentioned in (ii), (iii) & (iv) are not filled up by respective candidates, the seats will be filled up by candidates from the BTAD region.