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Nikita Parmar

Updated on 03rd June, 2023 , 9 min read

DOST Admission 2023 (Started): Important Dates, Eligibility, Registration, Cut-Off, Seat Allocation, Participating Colleges

Recent Updates: TS Polytechnic Dost 2023 Admission Process will be starting in the month of July 2023 on the official webisite.

TS Polytechnic DOST 2023 Overview

Degree Online Services, Telangana (or TS DOST) is a state-level organization that administers DOST 2023 admissions to UG courses. On July 1, the Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE) launched the DOST 2023 admission process for phase 1 on its official website. Candidates seeking admission must go to the official website and complete the application form by the deadline of July 30. The entrance 2023 includes programmes such as B.A, B.Com (Voc), B.Com (Hon), BSW, BBM, BCA, and others. In the Telangana state, TS-Dost provides over 200 undergraduate and graduate-level courses. The Telangana State Council of Higher Education will hold three counselling sessions on the DOST site to fill approximately 4 lakh seats in various colleges. Aspirants who have finished their 10+2 examination with the required minimum marks are eligible for admission to DOST 2023.

TS DOST 2023 Highlights

The entrance schedule is also available on the official website. The following table shows the details of TS DOST 2023- 

TS DOST 2023 Particulars 

TS DOST 2023 Details

Exam Name 

Degree Online Services, Telangana

Exam Conducting Body 

Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE)

Mode of exam 


Level of Courses offered 


Registering Date 

To be notified

Registration Fees

Rs. 200/-

Participating Universities


Participating Colleges 

Over 1060

No. of seats for TS DOST 2023 Exam


Seat allotment rounds,


No. of courses offered 


TS DOST Application 2023 Important Details 

  1. In order to proceed with the application, applicants must ensure that their Aadhaar number is connected to their cellphone number.
  2. If applicants have any issues concerning the DOST 2023 admissions procedure, they should contact the nearest DOST Helpline Center.
  3. Interested applicants should thoroughly review the various universities offering admission through DOST 2023.

TS DOST 2023 Important Dates

Candidates must keep track of all relevant events as specified by the conducting body. As a result, candidates should review the table below for all of the important dates relating to DOST 2023 admission to ensure that they do not miss any events.

The following table shows the important dates for TS DOST 2023 exam-

Events of Exam 

TS DOST 2023 Dates 

Notification Release of TS DOST Exam 2023

June 2023

Start Date for Registration 

July 2023

Last Date for Registration 

July 2023 

Phase 1- Web Options 

July 2023

Phase 2 - Seat allotment

August 2023

Reporting of Phase I 

August 2023

Phase 2 Registration

August 2023

Phase 2 - Web Options 

August 2023

Phase 2- Seat allotment

August 2023

Reporting of Phase 2

August 2023

Phase 3/ Final Phase 

August 2023

TS DOST Application Eligibility Criteria 2023

Before completing their application forms, candidates should check that they fulfill the DOST 2023 eligibility conditions. The DOST eligibility standards 2023 for various undergraduate programs which are listed below-

Criteria for General Courses

Criteria for Different Courses

Candidates must pass the qualifying test administered by the (Board of Intermediate Education, Telangana State, or any other board in order to be considered for admission to the program. 

Candidates who pass the intermediate (vocational) medical lab technology course at BIETS or any other similar board are eligible for admission to B.A. or B.Com courses at DOST institutions unless they also do a 'Bridge course.' 

Applicants who pass the qualifying test from a board other than the BIETS, CBSE, or ICSE must have the heads of their respective schools/institutions guarantee that the candidates present the BIETS Eligibility Certificate. 

They would be eligible for admission to several B.Sc. programs at DOST institutions.

Applicants seeking admission to the BSW program must have a qualifying exam score of at least 40%.

Applicants who pass their qualifying examinations on the first try will be given priority in admissions.

Candidates seeking admission to B.Sc programs must have completed the qualifying test with a minimum score of 40% in the topic they desire to study at the undergraduate level.

TS DOST Application Form 2023

Applicants should register with an active email address and phone number while filling out the DOST 2023 application form since this will be the means of communication between candidates and the institution. Candidates must provide scanned photographs of supporting papers with their application form. Applicants will also be asked to submit a DOST 2023 application fee as part of the application procedure. The list of papers and information that candidates should have on hand while filling out the DOST application form 2023 is as follows-

  • How to Fill Out the TS DOST 2023 Application Form?

Candidates should use these step-by-step instructions to complete the DOST 2023 application form-

  1. Navigate to the official website.
  2. On the left side of the webpage, click the 'candidate pre-registration tab.
  3. On the following page, provide the following information.
  4. Finally, go to the declaration box and press the 'Aadhaar Authentication option.
  5. Enter the OTP received on your registered mobile phone.
  6. On the computer screen, you may see your DOST ID.
  7. Pay the DOST 2023 registration fee by clicking the 'continue for payment option. 
  8. To enter the DOST portal, you will be sent a 6-digit PIN to your registered cellphone number.
  9. To access the DOST site, enter the DOST ID and 6-digit PIN.
  10. Now, select the 'application information entry' button to begin filling out your DOST 2023 application form.
  11. Upload the scanned photos of the papers, then input the markings and contact information.
  12. To make adjustments or correct errors in the DOST application form, choose 'preview.'
  13. Fill out and return the DOST 2023 application form.
  14. When your application form is successfully approved, you will receive an auto-generated message. 
  15. Make a note of your DOST application number for future reference.
  16. Select 'Web Options' and then select your preferred programs, schools, and institutions.
  17. Additional information will be required for CBCS courses.
  18. Candidates will be required to provide numerous topic combinations for various CBCS priorities.
  19. The option "Save Web Options with CBCS" should be selected.
  20. "Your supplied web selections were successfully saved," a notice will show on your computer screen.
  • What are the Steps to Retrieve Login ID and Password?

Step 1: Navigate to the official website and choose "Forgot/Resend PIN."

Step 2: Enter your DOST ID and captcha, then click "resend."

Step 3: DOST 2023 will send a PIN to the registered cellphone number.

  • What are the Documents required for DOST 2023 Application Form?

Documents to have on hand when completing the DOST 2023 application form. Before completing the TS DOST application form 2023, applicants need to have the following papers ready-

  1. The candidate's Aadhaar Card.
  2. Active cellphone number of the student.
  3. Photograph of the candidate.
  4. Candidates should provide the certificate of the qualifying exam. 
  5. Sports and extra-curricular activities certificate if they have the same.
  6. PWD certificate if they fall under the category.

Also checkout the TS POLYCET 2022 Result.

TS DOST 2023 Web Options

Once the form filling procedure is done, the TS DOST 2023 Web Options will be activated. The complete procedure for Web Options is outlined below-

Step 1: Candidates should go to the official website.

Step 2: Candidates must log in to the DOTS site using their DOST ID and a six-digit PIN number.

Step 3: Next, select "Web Options" from the drop-down menu.

Step 4: Two options will display on the screen: Search by College or Search by Course. Select the relevant one.

Step 5: A list of colleges will show on the screen. Candidates must prioritize the courses and colleges to which they want to be admitted.

Step 6: Candidates must choose the online alternatives and institutions or schools of their choosing.

Step 7: After filling out the web choices, click the "Save Web Options with CBCS" button.

Step 8: The candidate will be presented with two options: 'Clear Options' and 'Save Options.'

Step 9: Select 'Save Options' and log out if you are pleased with the filled-in Web Option.

Step 10: If one wish to change the selections, select "Clear" and "populate the fresh web."

Also candidates can download the PDF for the Admission Schedule for DOST.

Application Fee for TS DOST 2023

The application form for TS Dost is incomplete until the entrance costs are paid. However, after enrolling, applicants must pay the registration fees of Rs. 200 using online means, i.e. Internet Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card.

Candidates can check and download the allotment letter for 1st Phase Seat Allotment.

How to Register for TS DOST Application 2023?

Candidates can register by following the processes outlined below-

  1. Please go to the official website of TS DOST 2023.
  2. Then select Candidate Pre-Registration from the drop-down menu.
  3. A new page will open, and you should read the instructions on that page.
  4. To register for TS DOST 2023, aspirants must select the other board option.
  5. Fill in the required information and click on Aadhar Authentication.
  6. The TS DOST ID will then be generated, and the password will be supplied.
  7. Candidates can begin registering themselves now, and all of the dates for phase 2 registrations and allocation lists are included in the announcement.

TS DOST Cut-Off 2023

Candidates should be informed that, unlike other universities, the DOST does not publicly publicize the cut-off dates. Students can, however, utilize their seat allotment marks for the first, second, third, and special phases to establish the DOST cut-off 2023. The procedure will be explained in the following phases below-

  1. To begin, go to DOST's official website.
  2. Choose the Seat Allotment Cut-off Marks option.
  3. The page below will open, prompting you to enter your information.
  4. Applicants can choose between courses and subjects.
  5. Then, from the dropdown menu, choose the university.
  6. Choose the course name, stream, whether it is local or not, caste, gender, and qualifying marks.
  7. Then choose "Allotment Report."
  8. Examine the DOST seat allotment cut-off marks or the TS DOST cut-off marks.

TS DOST Courses Offered 2023

The following courses are available in Telangana Universities under TS DOST 2023

  1. BA
  2. B.COM (Hons)
  3. B.COM (Vocational)
  4. B.Sc
  5. BCA
  6. BBM
  7. BSW

List of TS DOST 2023 Colleges

According to available data, around 1000 state colleges are linked with the DOST's six state universities. When choosing between colleges, prospective students should consider the disciplines, streams, and whether or not tuition is covered by the state. 

Universities Participating in TS DOST 2023

The TS DOST admissions procedure involves six institutions and 1,000 colleges connected with those universities. These universities are listed in the table below-

University Name 

Kakatiya University

Palamuru University

Satavahana University

Mahatma Gandhi University

Telangana University

Osmania University

TS DOST 2023 Seat Allotment & Reservations

The Telangana State Council of Higher Education allocates a percentage of seats for candidates from certain underrepresented/backward groups. Reservations, on the other hand, demand candidates to present legitimate paperwork proving they belong to a certain underprivileged group. DOST 2023 seat allotment for the first round will be revealed on the conducting body's official website on August 6. Seats will be assigned based on candidates' performance on the qualifying test as well as their category. Following that, individuals must visit the college in person within a particular time frame, submit the required certifications, and pay the price. If a student is dissatisfied with the seat assigned to them, they can pay a charge for seat reservations and use the web choices again in the second and third stages.

Below is a breakdown of the seats reserved by the various colleges participating in DOST 2023- 

University-Wise Reservation



Satavahana and Kakatiya Universities

Candidates who have studied and passed the qualifying examination with Commerce subject will be given 50% of the total number of seats available in B.Com in any college.

All 6 universities

Candidates who have studied at least one topic in the Social Sciences or Humanities at the Intermediate level will be given 50% of the seats in the B.A. program.

OU, TU, MGU, and Palamuru University

Candidates who have studied and completed the qualifying examination with Commerce subject will be given 60% of the total number of seats available in B.Com in any college.

Category-Wise Reservation







Backward Classes(29% total)

Group A 


Group B 


Group C 


Group D 


Group E


Other Reservation




In co-ed colleges, the figure is 33 1/3%. (filled by men in absence of women candidates).

Physically Handicapped


N.C.C. and A.C.C.


Children of Ex-Servicemen and Armed Personnel


Extra-curricular activities


What are the Steps to check the Result of TS DOST Seat Allotment 2023?

  1. Begin by visiting the official website at dost.cgg.gov.in.
  2. Select the DOST seat allocation result 2023.
  3. A list will appear on the screen.
  4. Examine and preserve the seat allotment list with your name on it.
  5. The allocation letter and any other required papers must be brought to the allotted college by the applicant.

TS DOST Counselling 2023

Students will attend the colleges to which they have been assigned during the DOST 2023 counselling session to have their documents confirmed for eligibility. Candidates should keep in mind that just visiting a college does not guarantee admission; they must also complete the other procedures in the DOST admissions process.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are the TS Polycet 2022 result available?

Ans. Yes, the TS Polycet 2022 result was issued on July 13, 2022.

Where can I find the TS Polycet 2022 result?

Ans. Telangana Polytechnic 2022 result is now available at www.polycetts.nic.in or via the direct link mentioned above in the article.

What is the rationale for holding counseling sessions?

Ans. The counseling procedure for Telangana Polytechnic admissions is based on the merit list.

How can I obtain my TS Polycet Rank Card?

Ans. Candidates may access their TS Polycet Rank Card by entering their hall ticket number.

What is a decent TS Polytechnic result score?

Ans. Candidates must obtain 90+ marks to gain admission to top polytechnic colleges in Telangana. 100+ is an excellent score, 90+ is a good score and 50+ is the average score are some of the specifics of high marks.

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