GATE CCMT 2021 Counselling, Eligibility, Dates, Counselling Process and Reporting Centers

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    GATE CCMT Counselling 2021: GATE CCMT counselling is conducted to provide admission to GATE qualified candidates into the postgraduate programs at NITs and other participating institutes. The authorities have also increased the total number of CCMT participating institutes from 46 to 49. 

    • The allotment of seats is entirely based on merit, selection of courses and institutes, and availability of seats. Candidates must have a valid GATE Scorecard during the time of counselling process. You can participate in the 2021 counselling process based on your 2019/2020/2021 GATE scores. 
    • A new feature of online document verification has been introduced by CCMT. After seat allotment and payment of seat acceptance fees, candidates will be required to upload their required documents online. 
    • Candidates will have to pay the balance admission fee to the respective Institute in the online mode after the successful completion of online document verification.

    Read on to know more about CCMT Counselling, Eligibility criteria for counselling, Steps for Registration, Institutes participating in CCMT, Important dates, rules for allocation of seats, and other such important details.

    Important: The Round 2 result of GATE CCMT 2020 Counselling for admission into NITs had been released on July 28, 2020, and the last date for Payment of Seat Acceptance Fee, Document uploading, and specifying Willingness was August 4, 2020. Check Here

    GATE CCMT 2021 Counselling Highlights

    • Only Participating Institutes will work as Reporting Centres (RC) for the cousnelling process of GATE 2021
    • 3 New participating institutes have been added in the list - Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing, Kurnool, National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology, Aurangabad and School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal.
    Name of the ProcessCCMT (Centralized Counselling for M.Tech. / M.Arch./ M.Plan.)
    Conducting BodyNIT Delhi
    Participating Institutes49
    Official Websiteccmt.nic.in 

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    GATE CCMT Eligibility Criteria

    What is the Eligibility Requirement for GATE CCMT 2021 Counselling?

    After the declaration of GATE Result candidates will be able to participate in the counseling process. GATE Cut off will be different for all the colleges and courses. The eligibility criteria for the M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan/M.Des courses are as follows:

    • The candidate must score a valid GATE Score on any of the three years (2019/2020/2021).
    • As qualifying degree candidates must score a minimum of 6.5 CGPA or 60% (OC/OB categories) or 55% (SC/ST/PwD categories) from a recognized university.
    • If the result is yet to be announced for the above instance then the candidate has to produce a valid proof of the document till the pre-final semester of that year at the reporting center during DVC.
    • Percentage conversion to CGPA or vice versa is not allowed.
    • The course eligibility depends on the combination of degree, streams and GATE exam. Special eligibility is required to become eligible for admission in some institutes.  Check GATE CCMT Special Eligibility

    GATE CCMT Counselling Process

    GATE 2021 CCMT Counselling Process

    Counselling Process consists of 5 stages-

    Stage 1: Online Registration, Choice Filling, and Locking

    • All eligible candidates should register themselves at the CCMT website by paying the requisite registration fee.
    • The registration fee of INR 2500/- for OC/OB and INR 2000/- for SC/ST/PwD
    • The registration fee is not reusable and would not be in sync with any other fee.
    • Read thoroughly all the norms before clicking on the “I agree”checkbox.
    • During the choice filling process, you can change, reorder, delete, and add choices of courses till the last date.

    Instructions for CCMT New Candidate Registration

    1. Keep changing the Password at frequent intervals.
    2. Click the LOGOUT button and close all the windows related to the session, after finishing the work.
    3. Never share your password. CCMT/NIC doesn’t request for such information by email.

    Stage 2: Online Seat Allotment & Seat Acceptance fee deposit

    • Based on the order of choices, candidates will be offered seats on merit basis.
    • The seat allotment result will be available on the official website of CCMT.
    • Candidates will not get individual seat allotment letters. They have to check the same by visiting the official website. 
    •  Aspirants should take a printout of the allotment details (provisional seat allotment letter).
    • This letter needs to be produced at the time of reporting.
    • Seat Acceptance Fee of INR 30,000 has to be paid to confirm/book he allotted seat.
    • Only after payment of seat acceptance fee, the candidate will be able to download the Provisional Seat Allotment Letter.

    Stage 3: Online Upload of documents and Submit Willingness

    • On allotment of a seat and payment of seat acceptance fee, the candidate will have to upload the required documents. Candidates have to upload the documents by visiting the official website. 
    • Online verification will be done as per the schedule given on the website or mentioned above in the Regular Round Table.
    • Candidates must note that the option of document upload will be enabled only after payment of seat acceptance fee.

    Candidates are required to exercise one of the following willingness when they report to the RC:

    • Floating: if they wish to be considered in the next round for all of their higher preferred choices.
    • Sliding: if they wish to be considered in the next round for their higher preferred choices only within the Institute allotted to them.
    • Freezing: if they are satisfied with the currently allotted seat and not interested in their higher preferred choices in the subsequent round.

    Stage 4: Online Document Verification

    • Document verification will be done by the verifying officer of the respective allotted institute only in the online mode.
    • In case of a doubt regarding the documents, the Officer will raise a query to the candidate and the candidate can respond through her/his login.
    • The interaction could occur multiple times and candidate will be compulsorily required to submit his clarifications/documents in response to the queries raised by the officer in the stipulated time period.
    • If a candidate fails to do so then it will be treated as Not-Reported, and hence her/his seat will be cancelled and candidates will not be considered for seat allotment in subsequent rounds.
    • After successful verification of documents, an ODVC will be generated i.e. online verification of documents.
    • The ODVC will indicate the personal details of the candidate, details of the Institution and program allotted, details of seat acceptance fee, the willingness (Float or Slide or Freeze)  for other rounds of allotment, and status of document verification. 
    • All the candidates who will get ODVC and have Float or Slide willingness should visit the CCMT website to check the status of their allotted seat in the subsequent rounds of allotment.

    Stage 5: Online Admission in the Finally Allotted Institute

    • After successful online document verification by the finally allotted institute, the candidates will have to pay the balance admission fee to the respective Institute in the online mode.
    • The candidates who are planning to register for Special Rounds are not required to pay the balance fee to the allotted institute.

    Also Check GATE IIT Counselling Process

    Rules for Seat Allocation

    Rules for GATE CCMT Seat Allocation

    Based on GATE Scores, the merit list for seat allocation will be prepared. There may be a case where 2 or more candidates score the same marks, in such case, the following will be considered:

    1. Candidates having GATE score of 2020 will be given preference over those of 2021.
    2. If the year of GATE score is the same, then preference will be given to that candidate who has obtained higher GATE marks out of 100.
    3. In the unlikely event of their GATE marks out of 100 and the year of GATE score is the same, then preference will be based on the All India Rank (AIR).
    4. In the highly unlikely event of candidates having the same year, marks out of 100, and AIR, then Date of Birth will be considered. Elder candidate will be given preference.
    5. In the highly unlikely event of Date of Birth is same, then the rank will be decided on the basis of Random number generation.

    Seat allotment is based on the Merit list and availability of seat as per filled Choices according to the Government of India (GoI) Reservation norms.

    Documents Required for Counselling

    Documents Required for GATE CCMT Counselling

    When the seat is allotted to the candidate for the first time in any of the rounds, the candidate has to pay the Seat Acceptance Fee. Candidate has to produce the following documents during reporting at any of the RC:

    1. Printout of the Registration form and the locked choices.
    2.  Provisional Seat Allotment letter downloaded from the CCMT website
    3. Self-attested copy of GATE scorecard (2019 or 2020 or 2021)
    4. Photo ID proof as per Govt. of India norms
    5. Original Birth certificate Class X (High School) Board Certificate as proof of date of birth
    6. Original Mark sheet of Class XII
    7. Original Grade/Mark sheets of the qualifying examination for all semesters
    8. Original Degree certificate, if completed
    9. Original Caste Certificate, if applicable.
    10. Original Certificate for Persons with Disabilities (PwD), if applicable.
    11. OBC-NCL/EWS certificate issued on or after April 1, 2019 will be accepted during online document verification. However, admission offered, if any, will be provisional, and subject to the submission of OBC-NCL/EWS certificate issued on or after April 1, 2021 at the time of physical reporting in the finally allotted Institute.
    12. Proof of payment of Seat Acceptance fee.
    13. Three color passport size photographs
    14. Original Conduct Certificate from the Head of the institution last attended
    15. Original Transfer certificate from the Head of the institution last attended
    Note: If the original certificates are not in English/Hindi version then translation of such certificates, duly certified by the Principal/Director of the graduating Institute, will be required to produce during the verification of documents. The certificate mentioned at Sr. No. xiii if not available at the time of reporting at RC, and then it is to be produced the same at the time of admission to the allotted Institutes.

    Read What is GATE Score Calculation Process? 

    List of Courses Added by Colleges

    List of New Programs Added by CCMT

    Some new programs have been released by GATE CCMT which will be available in the following Patricia[ting colleges. So if you are interested to take admission to these programs then you can apply for the same by visiting the official website. 

    Name of InstituteProgram Name
    Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology BhopalGeoinformatics & Its Applications
    Nanotechnology
    National Institute of Technology, RourkelaBiomedical Engineering
    National Institute of Technology, SilcharMicroelectronics & VLSI Design
    Communication & Signal Processing
    Control & Industrial Automation
    Power & Energy Systems Engineering
    Instrumentation Engineering
    Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, SuratComputer Engineering
    Instrumentation and Control
    Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing Kancheepuram, ChennaiElectronics and Communication Engineering (Spl: Communication Systems Design)
    Electronics and Communication Engineering (Spl: Electronics Systems Design)
    Mechanical Engineering (Spl: Smart Manufacturing)
    School of Planning & Architecture: VijayawadaBuilding Engineering and Management
    Environmental Planning & Management
    Transportation and Infrastructure Planning
    Urban & Regional Planning

    GATE CCMT 2021 Important Dates (Tentative)

    EventsDates (Tentative)
    Online Registration & Fee Payment and Online Choice FillingMay 2021
    Online Choice LockingJune 2021
    Automatic Locking of saved choicesJune 2021
    Publication of Round-1Seat AllotmentJuly 2021

    Payment of Seat Acceptance Fee, Document uploading and specifying Willingness

    July 2021
    Online Document Verification by officers of Allotted InstituteJuly 2021
    Online Change of Willingness / WithdrawalJuly 2021

    Check GATE 2021 Important Dates for other Events 

    Type of Counselling Fees

    GATE CCMT 2021 Counselling Type of Fees

    Candidates have to deposit various types of fees like registration fee and seat acceptance fee etc through SBI MOPS using Debit Card, Net Banking, UPI, or SBI Bank e-Challan. Candidates can check the types of fees applicable:

    Fees TypeDescriptionAmount for GEN/GEN-EWS/OBCAmount for SC/ST/PwD
    Registration FeeNon-refundable fee collected for participating in CCMT counseling process (Regular Rounds 1, 2, and 3)INR 2500INR 2000
    Seat Acceptance FeeFee collected when the candidate accepts the seat allotted to him/her. This is a part of Institute fee, which will be later adjusted against the finally allotted Institute’s admission feeINR 30000INR 10000
    SR Registration FeeNon-refundable fee collected for registration in Special Rounds of CCMTINR 2500INR 2000
    SR Participation FeeFee collected during the registration of Special round to be adjusted against the Institute fee upon reporting at the allotted institute. (If a candidate has already paid SAF in regular rounds then that fee will be adjusted in SR participation fee)INR 40000INR 10000

    GATE CCMT Previous Year Cut Off

    GATE CCMT Cut Off

    GATE Cut off is the minimum marks required to qualify the exam and based on your cut off you will be able to apply for the admission process. The opening and closing ranks of the previous year for NITs are provided below in the table. These ranks are for Round 1 of counselling. The Max and Min values indicate GATE Score.

    Institute NameProgram NameOpen SeatOpen PwdOBC-NCL Seat
    MaxMinMax MinMax Min
    Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, JalandharChemical Engineering43638000337315
    Computer Science & Engineering69258200553459
    Electronics and Communication Engineering60855400526496
    Mechanical Engineering708643490490638581
    Textile Engineering and Management68944200386305
    Malaviya National Institute of Technology JaipurChemical Engineering51344800396392
    Computer Engineering706666337337618578
    Electronics and Communication Engineering66162900621582
    Metallurgical & Materials Engineering46435500341355
    Production Engineering70870100669666
    Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology BhopalBiotechnology67049300422374
    Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology AllahabadBiomedical Engineering63761800556546
    Chemical Engineering577444238238435396
    Computer Science & Engineering79672900640627
    National Institute of Technology AgartalaChemical Engineering38437900307307
    Computer Science & Engineering58254500467434
    Instrumentation Engineering59755100549501
    National Institute of Technology CalicutChemical Engineering482427199199388371
    Computer Science & Engineering764742381381713660
    National Institute of Technology DelhiElectronics and Communication Engineering66863700610580
    National Institute of Technology DurgapurChemical Engineering47040100328315
    Computer Science & Engineering65461100570549

    GATE CCMT Participating Colleges

    GATE CCMT Participating Colleges

    Below is the list of participating institutes under GATE CCMT counselling.

    Institute Code and NameInstitute Code
    Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar201
    Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur202
    Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal203
    Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad204
    National Institute of Technology Agartala205
    National Institute of Technology Calicut206
    National Institute of Technology Delhi207
    National Institute of Technology Durgapur208
    National Institute of Technology Goa209
    National Institute of Technology Hamirpur210
    National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal211
    National Institute of Technology Meghalaya212
    National Institute of Technology Nagaland213
    National Institute of Technology Patna214
    National Institute of Technology Puducherry215
    National Institute of Technology Raipur216
    National Institute of Technology Sikkim217
    National Institute of Technology Arunachal Pradesh218
    National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur219
    National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra220
    National Institute of Technology, Manipur221
    National Institute of Technology, Rourkela222
    National Institute of Technology, Silchar223
    National Institute of Technology, Srinagar224
    National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli225
    National Institute of Technology, Warangal226
    Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat227
    Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur228
    National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand229
    National Institute of Technology Mizoram230
    Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management Gwalior301
    Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad302
    Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing Kancheepuram, Chennai303
    Pt. Dwarka Prasad Mishra Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacture Jabalpur304
    Indian Institute of Information Technology Vadodara308
    International Institute of Information Technology, Bhubaneswar309
    Indian Institute of Information Technology Lucknow310
    Indian Institute of Information Technology, Pune311
    National Institute of Foundry & Forge Technology, Hatia, Ranchi402
    Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology403
    School of Planning & Architecture: Vijayawada404
    Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur405
    Central University of Rajasthan City: N.H.-8, Bandarsindri, Kishangarh406
    PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh407
    Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University416
    University of Hyderabad417
    Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing, Kurnool-
    National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology, Aurangabad-
    School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal-

    The authorities could increase or decrease the number of participating colleges. Also, the course offered by these colleges could also be changed every year. Candidates can also check the fee structure of the courses offered by these colleges.  Direct Link to Check Fee Structure

    Frequently Asked Questions

    GATE CCMT Counselling FAQs

    Ques. What is the term NSR in CCMT counselling means?

    Ans. NSR stands for National Spot Round counselling. Following candidates can apply for CCMT NSR:-

    • Candidates who haven’t apply for the first 3 rounds of CCMT
    • Candidates who have taken a withdrawal or have not reported to designated reported centers
    • Candidates whose allotted seats got canceled

    Ques. I want to appear for National Spot Round Counselling. What is the Registration Fee?

    Ans. The registration fee for participating in National Spot Round is 42,200 for OBC candidates and 11,700 for reserved categories. Vacant seats for NSR will be displayed on the CCMT website as per the CCMT schedule. All eligible candidates for NSR will have to register and fill their choices ONLINE during the specified period. 

    Ques. I want to know that for how may institutes I can apply through CCMT?

    Ans. A candidate is free to apply for as many institutes through CCMT. It can be NITs, IIITs, and other self-funded institutions. All eligible candidates should register themselves at the CCMT website by paying the requisite registration fee. The registration fee of INR 2200/- for OC/OB and INR 1700/- for SC/ST/PwD. During the choice filling process, you can change, reorder, delete, and add choices of courses till the last date. Based on the order of choices, candidates will be offered seats on merit basis.

    Ques. I am in my last year of B.Tech. I have qualified for GATE. However, my final result is still awaited. Can I register for CCMT?

    Ans. Final year candidates can apply for CCMT. The qualification documents required during the time of document verification are:

    1. Original Mark sheet of Class XII
    2. Original Grade/Mark sheets of the qualifying examination for all semesters
    3. Original Degree certificate, if completed

    Ques. I have qualified GATE both in 2019 and 2020. I want to know which year I should apply.

    Ans. For M.Tech admissions 2020, a valid GATE score card of 2018/2019/2020 is required. Though it is up to the candidates that they want to use the scorecard of which year but all the candidates are suggested to use the scorecard with higher marks. This will increase the chances of getting admission in the preferable institute. 

    Ques. What is the procedure of Registration fee refund?

    Ans. CCMT Counselling registration fee is non-refundable. Fee once paid will not be refunded. The registration fee of INR 2200/- for OC/OB and INR 1700/- for SC/ST/PwD. 

    Ques. I have forgotten the password I used while registering for the counselling? What should I do now?

    Ans. Candidate can change his/her password n number of times. Visit the official website and click on forgot password. Then enter the required details. You will new one time Password at your registered mobile number or email ID. After that, you can change the password as per your convenience using the OTP.

    Ques. When I was paying the registration fee, my laptop got hanged. So reinitiated the payment. My payment got deducted twice. What should I do now?

    Ans. In such a case, send an email to ccmt2020help@mnit.ac.in. for refund. Refund will be done at the end of the counselling process. For any other general query, the email.

    Ques. Are part time or sponsored candidates allowed to appear for CCMT?

    Ans. No, There is no provision for part time or sponsored candidates to apply for CCMT counselling. Only full-time degree candidates can apply for M.Tech admissions. For M.Tech admissions, a valid GATE score card of 2018/2019/2020 is required.

    Ques. I have prior job experience, How can I apply to PI of my choice. Is there any seat reservation for experienced candidates?

    Ans. Only GATE qualified candidates can apply for CCMT. There is no such reservation for sponsored candidates or someone having prior job experience. All eligible candidates should register themselves at the CCMT website by paying the requisite registration fee. During the choice filling process, you can change, reorder, delete, and add choices of courses till the last date. Based on the order of choices, candidates will be offered seats on merit basis.

    Ques. I applied for GATE, however, due to some reasons, I didn’t take the exam? Can I apply for CCMT Counselling?

    Ans. No only GATE Qualifiers are allowed to register for CCMT Counselling. All the M.Tech admissions will be done on the basis of GATE Score only. A valid GATE score card of 2018/2019/2020 is required.

    Ques. I have done my payment but didn’t receive any sms or acknowledgment. What should I do now?

    Ans. On successful payment, applicants will be sent a confirmation on the registered mail id or contact number. In case you didn’t receive the acknowledgment you can call on the helpline number provided on the official website.

    Ques. What is the registration fee for OBC candidates?

    Ans. The registration fee for OBC candidates is 2200 and 1700 for SC/ST candidates. It is non-refundable.

    Ques. How much seat acceptance fee I have to pay for the first round of CCMT?

    Ans. All the candidates have to Rs 20,000 as seat acceptance fee. This fee will be adjusted in the admission fee for final seat allocation.

    Ques. I belong to SC category but I took the GATE exam from the open category. Can I now apply for counselling from my actual category?

    Ans. Yes, you can do so. Make sure you enter your correct category while filling up the counselling registration form. Also, you may be asked to show your caste certificate at the reporting center. Make sure to carry it along with other documents.

    Ques. As we can apply for multiple institutes. Do we need to fill a separate application form for all the institutes?

    Ans. No, a single application form is to be submitted for all the participating institutes. Candidates will be allocated an Institute as per their GATE rank and preferred the choice of stream.

    Ques. Can I get the data of a list of available seats in an institute before the last round of counselling?

    Ans. No, all the institutes will publish the available vacancies from every stream only after the third round is over.

    Ques. Can I get my seat transferred to an Institute near to my home?

    Ans. No inter-institute transfer is not allowed. You will only be allocated seats in all the 3 rounds as per the merit, stream preference, and vacancies available.

    Ques. While applying I am just getting 2 programs to choose from? Please explain why?

    Ans. The number of programs offered is based upon his/her eligibility criteria based upon the qualifying degree or streams.


    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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    srilakshmi

    sir i got gate score 410 in gate 2017 in civil engg disipline. can i got admission in any nit

    03 Apr, 2018 00:20
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    Priya Sharma

    Hi Srilakshmi, please check NIT CUTOFFs, to get relevant information.

    29 May, 2018 13:10
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    Aditya verma

    hello i am expecting 35-40 marks in gate 2018 cse paper . i come under obc non creamy layer . what colleges can i get admissions into ? plz contact asap

    14 Feb, 2018 00:20
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    Sakshi Garg Expert

    Hi Aditya, I am giving you GATE Cutoff CSE program list please check this list through this link: CSE GATE Cutoff List

    14 Feb, 2018 13:26

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