CEE has started the registration of KEAM 2018 counselling for Phase I from June 23 onwards in online mode. The last date to register is June 29 (up to 10 am). A trial allotment will be held on June 27, followed by actual allotment on June 30. Candidates who qualify KEAM 2018 will be able to participate in counselling.
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- To be eligible for counselling of KEAM 2018, candidates need minimum 10 marks in both Paper I and Paper II individually; SC/ST need to answer one question in each paper to qualify.
- Eligible candidates will have to register for KEAM 2018 counselling online or they can visit the nearest Facilitation Centres (FC). Check KEAM Facilitation Centers (FCs)
- Allotment of seats will be done through a Centralized Allotment Process (CAP) based on the merit rank of the candidates in KEAM, choices made and availability of seats.
KEAM Counselling Dates
The counselling process has been commenced after the release of rank list. Here we are providing the official schedule of KEAM counselling 2018:
|Online option registration starts||June 24, 2018|
|Trial allotment||June 27, 2018|
|Last date for option registration||June 30, 2018 (10 AM)|
|First allotment result||June 30, 2018 (8 PM)|
|Seat acceptance fee payment||July 1 to July 5, 2018 (3 PM)|
|Report at the allotted college||July 6 to July 12, 2018 (5 PM)|
|Online option confirmation (2nd round)||1st to 2nd week of July 2018|
|Second allotment result||2nd week of July 2018|
|Seat acceptance fee payment||2nd week of July 2018|
|Report at the allotted college||3rd week of July 2018|
How to Apply for KEAM Counselling?
KEAM 2018 counselling process will start tentatively in the month of June 2018. All the applicants will have to register themselves online or at the Facilitation Centers (FC). During the registration process, the applicants will also have to select their preferred college and course. Given below are steps to register for KEAM Counselling:
Step 1 – Registration
- The applicants will have to register online.
- The link to register will be available soon after the declaration of KEAM 2018 Result, on the official website of KEAM.
- Click on “KEAM 2018 Candidate Portal”.
- Candidates will have to Login using his/her roll number and application number.
- After logging in, the applicants will have to enter their Key number and password on the “Online Registration Page”. The Key Number is a 16 digit alpha-numeric code provided on the security card. The code should not be disclosed to any other.
Step 2 – Selection of Courses and Colleges
- After the successful registration of the candidates, a list of colleges and courses will be displayed online on the screen.
- The applicants have to select their preferred course-college combination from the list. Any number of preferences can be filled.
- The selected options will be displayed on the right side of the screen. Click on “Save” button to SAVE the selection and make sure the selection is not lost.
- Selection of the colleges must be done very carefully as the seat allotment will be based on the preference of the applicants.
Step 3 – Filter Option
- Candidates have the option of filtering the choices entered by using the edit button
- Add or drop a course or college as per your preference
- Once done, submit the form.
Step 4 – Trial Allotment
- Firstly, a trial allotment of seats will be published by the authority.
- Through trial allotment, candidates will be able to know about the allotment process and which colleges they get allotted.
- The trial allotment does not guarantee any seats to candidates they have to wait for the final allotment.
Step 5 – Final Allotment
- After the trial allotment, a final allotment list will be published. Candidates can check their allotment through the website.
- Once a seat will be allotted to candidates they have to pay the seat acceptance fee to confirm their seats.
- The allotments will be strictly based on the options exercised, the rank obtained and eligible reservations of the candidate.
Step 6 – Seat Acceptance Fee Payment
- After seat allotment, candidates have to take the printout of the seat allotment memo and pay the seat acceptance fee.
- Candidates can pay the fee at the selected branches of SBI bank or through online mode.
- If the candidates do not pay the fee in the prescribed time their allotment will be cancelled.
- The seat acceptance fee will be different for various colleges.
Step 7 – Report to the Allotted College
- After the fee payment, candidates have to report to the allotted college.
- Candidates have to bring the required fees and documents to complete admission process.
Step 8 – Review and Print Out
- After the selection, applicants will be able to review their selection before submission.
- Candidate must take a print out of the filled-in options for future use.
How to Register Options in KEAM Counselling?
- Candidates can register all the available options if he/she desires so. However, it is not compulsory to exercise all the options.
- A candidate will not be allotted a seat in a course of a college if he/she has not opted the course college combination during option registration process of CAP 2018.
- A candidate is bound to accept an allotment as per the priority registered in the Options list and has to surrender the seat already occupied by them if he/she is allotted based on options furnished against future vacancy. Request to retain the existing admission after an allotment is made, based on the option registered, will not be considered under any circumstances.
- Failure to report for admission in the allotted institution, after remitting the required fee within the stipulated time will result in the forfeiture of his/her allotment to that course and cancellation of all the existing options in the stream to which that allotment belongs.
- For each phase of CAP 2018 subsequent to the initial phase, confirmation of the higher order options by logging in to the Option Registration Page and clicking the ‘confirm’ button is mandatory to participate in that Phase of allotment even if no cancellation/re-arrangement of options is desired.
- Non-confirmation of higher order options for a particular phase of CAP will lead to automatic deletion of higher order options belonging to the course(s) included in that phase, making them unavailable for the subsequent phases also.
- Online Option Confirmation is mandatory before each phase of allotment for participating in that particular phase of allotment.
- The facility for Online Option Confirmation will be made available on the website before each phase of allotment.
- A candidate who does not confirm the higher order options by clicking the’ Confirm’ button available in his/her Option Registration Page, his/her higher order options belonging to the course(s) included in that phase will not be available in subsequent phases also.
KEAM 2018 Seat Allotment
All the applicants who have registered themselves and will qualify the Merit list will be allotted seats in the participating institutes of KEAM 2018 through a Centralized Allotment Process (CAP).
- An online list will be announced in where the selected applicants and their allotted institutes will be present on the official website of KEAM.
- All the applicants who will be allotted the seat will have to pay the tuition fees at the CEE account in the specified branches of State Bank of Travancore (SBT).
- After the payment of the fees, the applicants will have to report at their allotted institute within the specified time along with the original documents of the applicant for verification. The ‘fee’ as prescribed by the University concerned to the course will have to be submitted by the candidate at the time of taking admission in the college.
- The admission will be confirmed only after all the documents are successfully verified.
Know More About KEAM 2018 Seat Allotment
KEAM 2018 Trial Allotment
- A trial allotment will be organised by the admission committee of KEAM 2018 before the seat allotment.
- The purpose of this Trial Allotment is to make all the applicants understand on how the allotment procedure work and which colleges and courses they will be allotted to as per their ranking and eligibility.
- However, the applicants must note that the trial allotment does not guarantee the seat to the applicants.
KEAM 2018 Spot Allotment
- Spot allotment/admission is held for filling up the remaining vacant seats, if any, may be conducted after the completion of the CAP.
- A qualified candidate included in the rank lists concerned is entitled to attend the Spot allotment/admission Process.
- Candidates who have obtained admission in Government Merit seats for a course shall not be eligible to participate in the Spot Allotment for that particular course.
- But a candidate admitted in Government Merit Seat in a Government Controlled Self-Financing College is allowed to participate in Spot Admission for a Government College for any course.
- The eligibility/claims of candidates admitted in Private Self-Financing Institutions to participate in a Spot Allotment shall be in accordance with the conditions in the relevant Government Orders/Orders of the Hon’ble Courts.
Documents Required during KEAM Counselling
Candidates who will get seat allotment will have to report to the Principal/Head of the Institution concerned for admission at the specified time with the following documents:
- KEAM 2018 Admit Card
- Certificate to prove date of birth.
- Transfer Certificate from the Institution last attended
- Conduct Certificate.
- Original mark list of the qualifying examination (Higher Secondary or equivalent) and the Pass certificate of the qualifying examination (if issued).
- Original mark list of D-Pharm. Part-I and Part-II examinations and Diploma in Pharmacy certificate(if applicable)
- Eligibility certificate from the University of Kerala, in the case of candidates who have passed a qualifying examination other than Higher Secondary Examination/Vocational Higher Secondary Examination conducted by Government of Kerala or the examination conducted by CBSE and CISCE.
- Migration Certificate (if applicable).
- Physical Fitness Certificate in the relevant format given in Annexure VIII of the Prospectus 2018.
- Receipt of fee remitted.
- Data sheet of KEAM 2018.
- Allotment Memo issued by the CEE.
- Any other documents required by the Head of Institution.
KEAM 2018 – Mandatory Reservation
Excluding seats reserved for All India Quota, Government of India Nominees, Special reservations, Persons with Disabilities and Management Quota, the rest of Government seats will be distributed as per the mandatory reservation principle.
Check the percentage distribution of seats as per mandatory reservation from the table below:
|B||Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC)||30%|
|c||Other Backward Hindu (BH)||3%|
|d||Latin Catholic and Anglo Indian (LA)||3%|
|e||Dheevara and related communities (DV)||2%|
|f||Viswakarma and related communities (VK)||2%|
|g||Kusavan and related communities (KN)||1%|
|h||Other Backward Christian (BX)||1%|
|C||Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes||10%|
|a||Scheduled Castes (SC)||8%|
|b||Scheduled Tribes (ST)||2%|
KEAM Participating Colleges
There are 11 medical and engineering colleges that offer admissions through KEAM. The total intake capacity for medical courses is around 1895 MBBS and 840 BDS seats respectively. The total intake capacity for engineering colleges is around 56407 which would include seats for B. Tech. in Agricultural Engg., Food Engg. And Dairy Science & Technology.
List of Colleges/Institutions participating in KEAM 2018 are as following:
|Government Medical Colleges||Colleges Under Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences University||Private Self-financing Engineering Colleges|
|Government Controlled Self-Financing Colleges||College Under Kerala University of Fisheries & Ocean Studies||Engineering Colleges under Kerala Catholic Engineering College Management Association|
|Management Federation||Government/Aided Engineering Colleges||Private Self-financing Architecture Colleges|
|Colleges Under Agricultural University||Government Controlled Self-financing Engineering Colleges and Colleges under Universities||-|
CheckKEAM Participating Colleges
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College