Undergraduate Admissions

Silicon West offers five undergraduate programs primarily in core branches of engineering.

The qualifying entrance examination for regular admissions is JEE Mains 2021. Admissions are through the e-counselling process conducted by Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) 2021.

Silicon West also admits students in the third semester through the OJEE 2021 qualifying entrance examination and counselling for the lateral entry admissions.

Important Dates

Duration for Provisional Admissions

18 June to 30 September 2021

Date for Spot Admissions

8 October 2021

Orientation Date

18 October 2021

Course Commencement Date

20 October 2021

2021 Placement Highlights

35

Recruiters

71%

Students placed

7 LPA

Highest package

3.5 LPA

Average package

Program Intake

For 2021, the total intake is 270 through regular admissions and 27 through lateral entry admissions at Silicon West campus. Write to us with your questions on admissions at Silicon.

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FOR REGULAR ADMISSIONS

Programs Program Intake Campus
B.Tech. Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) 60 Silicon West, Sambalpur
B.Tech. Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) 30 Silicon West, Sambalpur
B.Tech. Electrical Engineering (EE) 60 Silicon West, Sambalpur
B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering (ME) 60 Silicon West, Sambalpur
B.Tech. Civil Engineering (CE) 60 Silicon West, Sambalpur

Programs

FOR LATERAL ENTRY ADMISSIONS

Programs Program Intake Campus
B.Tech. Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) 6 Silicon West, Sambalpur
B.Tech. Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) 3 Silicon West, Sambalpur
B.Tech. Electrical Engineering (EE) 6 Silicon West, Sambalpur
B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering (ME) 6 Silicon West, Sambalpur
B.Tech. Civil Engineering (CE) 6 Silicon West, Sambalpur

Programs

Eligibility

Regular Admissions

All students who pass 10+2 or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Computer Science/ IT/ Chemistry / Biochemistry/ Biology as one of the optional subjects from a recognised Indian Board can apply for admissions.

Applying students must have secured a minimum of 45% aggregate marks in Physics and Mathematics along with their chosen optional subject. Students from Scheduled Tribe and Scheduled Caste communities should have secured an aggregate minimum of 40% marks.

Lateral Entry Admissions

Lateral Entry students should have studied Mathematics in Class 12 and have a B.Sc. or Diploma in Engineering in the respective branch to which they seek admission.

FAQ ADMISSIONS

Selection

All students have to compulsorily participate in the OJEE 2021 counselling process conducted by the Government of Odisha.

The selection will be based on the JEE Main 2021 Common Rank List (CRL) subject to candidates fulfilling above mentioned minimum eligibility criteria. For lateral entry students, selection will be based on the OJEE 2021 rank.

Interested candidates can also register for provisional admissions directly at the institute before undergoing the OJEE counselling.

Provisional Admissions

Aspiring candidates can also register for provisional admissions directly to the institute. Once they register, aspiring students are enrolled into Silicon’s application database.

Based on the JEE Main 2021 National Testing Agency (NTA) score and rank, academic credentials and preference of program and campus, the selected candidate will receive an intimation mail for provisional admission.

REGISTER FOR PROVISIONAL ADMISSION (B.TECH.) REGISTER FOR PROVISIONAL ADMISSION (B.TECH. LATERAL ENTRY)

Provisional admission processes can be completed in either online or off-line mode. Aspiring students and their parents benefit from registering for provisional admissions.

Students with a confirmed provisional admission are ensured admission in the branch allotted by the institute, irrespective of OJEE counselling results, during SPOT admissions.

In addition, the Silicon Admissions Counselling Cell supports both aspiring students and their parents to understand the OJEE counselling process, choose the right programs, and successfully complete the counselling to secure an admission.

Spot Admissions

Those students who have not got admission into a program of their choice, in any college, can visit the Silicon campus on the Spot Admissions day. Students will be guided through the admissions process by Silicon’s admissions team.

Seats are allotted to eligible candidates on a first-cum-first serve basis based on vacancies in various programs.

Cost of Study

The cost of studying at Silicon, including tuition, accommodation, and food, varies between ₹95,000-2,50,000 per annum. The final study cost depends on whether the student is a day-scholar or living in a campus hostel.

Financial Support

Silicon supports students to easily get bank loans to finance their study for four years. Student volunteers will help incoming candidates to engage with the bank representatives present on-campus on the admissions day. Silicon’s excellent track record of placements for graduating students make it easy for new students to get loans from the banks.

New Students Orientation

Newly admitted students undergo an orientation and induction program, which prepares them for a successful college experience at Silicon.

Packed with expert talks and interactive sessions, the program gives students comprehensive information on their upcoming four years of academic and campus life.

Current students and illustrious alumni share their experiences and interact with the new batches during the program. A guided campus tour familiarises them with all the facilities, resources, and student clubs.

Students also hear from the Chairman, Principal, Dean, Director, Heads of Departments, and Faculty-In-Charges (FICs). Students get a Faculty Advisor (FA) who becomes their mentor for the entire duration of their stay at Silicon. The induction and orientation program is in line with the AICTE guidelines.

For Parents

The Silicon team interacts closely with the parents all through the four years of their child’s education. Parents can log in to an ERP application to stay informed of their child’s academic progress.

Parents will get the email and phone numbers of the Faculty Advisors who will be the mentor and guide for their child for all four years. The FA, assigned to the students on the orientation day, will be the single point of contact for the parents.

Parents are encouraged to stay in touch and reach out to the Faculty Advisors regularly through the four years.

Campus Life

Laboratories

State-of-the-art laboratories with the latest hardware and software for learning by doing.

Library

Library with over 21864 volumes of books, subscriptions to top e-journals, and reading rooms for focused learning.
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Student Clubs

Vibrant activity clubs, gym, top-notch sports facilities and technology clubs.
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Hostels

Modern student housing ensuring comfort, safety and wellbeing
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Why Silicon West?

Silicon West in Sambalpur is one of the best engineering institutes in Western Odisha. The campus, faculty, and facilities are at par with any top-ranking engineering college of the state. The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Sambalpur, started operating from this campus.

Silicon West has highly qualified faculty members, many of whom have done/are doing their Ph.D. from institutes of repute like IITs and NITs. The teaching practice nurtures the unique strengths of every student.

Students get a learning experience that integrates theory and practice in a classroom setting. Industry internships expose them to the latest developments in their chosen fields and give them access to professional networks. The student-centered learning environment gives them the knowledge, skills, and habits required to navigate the challenges of a professional career.

Silicon West graduates are employed in India and abroad with reputed companies, like Infosys, Wipro, TCS, Accenture, Cognizant, Capgemini and Mindtree, etc. Many of them work in public sector organizations like NTPC and IOCL.

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