విద్యా మంత్రిత్వ శాఖ, తెలంగాణ ప్రభుత్వం || Government of Telangana

Frequently Asked Questions

All the notifications issued by DOST will be available on the homepage / menu bar of DOST website (https://dost.cgg.gov.in).

  1. The candidate must seed his/her Aadhaar with his/her /family mobile number
  2. The candidates should ensure that their name, gender and date of birth in Aadhaar is as per SSC, if not, they should update them in Aadhaar well in advance.

Pre-registration is to authenticate the student and generate DOST ID. The candidates can follow any one of the options:

  1. You can generate DOST ID (for students whose Aadhaar number is linked with mobile), from DOST official website: (https://dost.cgg.gov.in). or
  2. Visit MeeSeva/DOST HLCs for bio-metrics authentication (for students whose Aadhaar number not linked to mobile) and DOST ID generation. or
  3. They can use T App Folio (download from Google Play store) mobile application (for TSBIE students only) for facial recognition and reference ID; and visit DOST website for DOST ID generation.

A candidate needs to visit website https://dost.cgg.gov.in
  1. Register for DOST ID.
  2. Pay the registration fee
  3. Fill the application form and submit them for Web options
  4. Exercise web options and submit them for seat allotment


It is recommended to have mobile seeded to Student’s Aadhaar

Yes. They have to verify their respective qualified boards with the recognized Boards on DOST. They have to get their certificates verified at any HLCs of DOST before giving the Web options.

No. It is mandatory to have an active mobile number. The student is advised to use the same mobile number throughout the admission process of DOST. The candidate can use his/her parents or family members/guardians mobile number to register in DOST.

You can verify it on UIDAI official website.

Please visit nearest Aadhaar updation centre / Mee Seeva /Post Office/Banks to update your mobile number with the Aadhaar.

Yes. Only Telangana Board of Technical Education are eligible.

Yes. They are Eligible.

Please ensure that, Do Not Disturb (DND) service is not active on the registered mobile number. If OTP is not received use Resend OTP service.

Visit DOST official website at https://dost.cgg.gov.in and refer to section Admission Schedule, DOST.


Online payment through T-Wallet/ UPI / Debit card / Credit card / Net Banking.

After Pre-registration, DOST ID is generated. After successful payment of the registration fee, PIN is sent to candidates registered mobile number, using these credentials (DOST ID & PIN) he / she can login to DOST.

Through candidate login, candidate will submit application for registration by entering the login details sent to him/her (DOST ID & PIN). In this application, the candidate is required to enter student details and give MeeSeva numbers of income and caste certificates.

Yes, the candidate can edit or make changes in the application form till he submits web options.

Yes. After successful submission of the application, student can take a print out and verify the details submitted by him/ her. They have to retain the copy for reference.

In the application fee payment tab, enter your DOST ID and click on proceed for payment. If your payment was successful then you get the message "Application fee already paid"

Candidate can opt any number of courses/ colleges in web options

One can edit any number of times before saving and submitting the web options.


Help Line Centers are for the Students who will face difficulty during registrations due to mismatch of the details.
  1. All the candidates of Other Boards must visit any nearest HLC for verification of certificates.
  2. All the Candidates who belong to Special Categories (NCC/CAP/PH/EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTVITIES) need to visit nearest University Helpline Centre for verification of Special Category Certificates.

List of HLC’s are uploaded on DOST website. You need to search your nearby HLC from the list available on home page.

At DOST home page. By clicking on the link ”SEARCH BY COLLEGE / COURSE” (on right side of the page)

Please use Forgot Pin option at the home page (at candidate login tab).

In case of mis-match between your Intermediate details and Aadhaar details, application will be verified at HLC. After the scrutiny by the HLC Officer, the application status will be changed and SMS will be sent to the registered Mobile Number to proceed further process.

You can raise your issue / query / seek technical assistance by clicking ”Write to US” on the menu bar of DOST application. DOST WhatsApp/DOST Facebook/DOST Twitter/DOST YouTube Channel are also introduced for assisting the candidates.

Yes. You may use the service Seat Allotment Cut off marks from DOST homepage.

Add 7901002200 to your contacts as DOST-2023 and send Hi using WhatsApp to get required information