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KEAM 2020 Counselling (Started), Seat Allotment, Process, Fees, Cutoff

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CEE Kerala started third phase of KEAM 2020 Counselling on November 7, 2020 for Engineering and Pharmacy courses and second phase of architecture courses. KEAM 2020 Seat Allotment Result for mop up round has been released on November 19, 2020. Check KEAM 2020 Seat Allotment

Latest: KEAM B.Arch Eligibility Criteria for admissions has been revised, the candidates now require a pass mark in PCM subjects in order to secure an admission instead of 50% minimum marks. 

For third phase of KEAM 2020 Counselling, students were provided newly included Self-Financing Pharmacy colleges and newly included Civil Engineering Courses in Government Engineering College, Palakkad, Computer Science and Engineering (Data Science) course in Mar Athanasius College of Engineering. Kothamangalam. Check Official Notice

Commission of Entrance Examination, Kerela had started KEAM 2020 Counselling registration on September 30, 2020. To be eligible for counselling of KEAM 2020, 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. 

Counselling Schedule

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KEAM Counselling 2020 Schedule

KEAM Seat Allotment Event Date
KEAM 2020 Seat Allotment Phase 1
Online registration & choice filling September 30, 2020
Trial KEAM seat allotment October 4, 2020
Last date for registration and fill choices October 6, 2020
Result of KEAM 2020 seat allotment Phase 1 October 7, 2020
Payment of course fee through SBI bank or online payment October 8, 2020 to October 10, 2020
KEAM 2020 Seat Allotment Phase 2
Online registration & choice filling October 12, 2020
Last date for registration and fill choices October 14, 2020 (5 PM)
Result of KEAM 2020 seat allotment Phase 2 (Phase 1 for architecture courses) October 23, 2020
Payment of course fee through SBI Challan or online payment October 23, 2020 Onwards
KEAM 2020 Seat Allotment Phase 3
Online option confirmation/re-arrangement and registration of fresh options to newly added courses/colleges  November 7, 2020 to November 9, 2020 (1 pm0
Result of KEAM 2020 seat allotment Phase 3 November 10, 2020
Payment of course fee through SBI Challan or online payment November 11, 2020 to November 13, 2020 (4 PM)
Release of Admitted Student List through Online Admission Management System (OAMS) by the Institute November 13, 2020 (5 PM)
Counselling Eligibility

Eligibility Criteria for KEAM 2020 Counselling

In order to participate in KEAM 2020 Counselling process, aspirants are required to fulfill the required eligibility criteria goven below:

  1. Name in KEAM 2020 Rank list: Those candidates who are included in the different rank list prepared and published by the Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Kerala are only eligible to register their options in the stream concerned.
  2. Satisfaction of other eligibility: KEAM Aspirants registering their options must satisfy all the eligibility conditions with reference to:
  • Nativity
  • Academic Qualification
  • Age

Eligibility for Counselling should be satisfied on the date of admission for various courses. Principal/Head of the College/Institution are parsonally responsible for verificationof eligibility condition as prescribed in the prospectus of KEAM 2020, when the candiate reports for the admission.

How to Apply for KEAM 2020 Counselling?

KEAM 2020 counselling process will start in June 2020. All the applicants can 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 2020 Result, on the official website of KEAM.
  • Click on “KEAM 2020 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 the “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 canceled.
  • 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 the 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.

Counselling Registration

How to Register for Options in KEAM Counselling 2020?

  • 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 2020.
  • 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 2020 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. 

Seat Allotment 2020

KEAM 2020 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 2020 through a Centralized Allotment Process (CAP).

  • An online list will be announced 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 2020 Seat Allotment

KEAM 2020 Trial Allotment 

A trial allotment will be organized by the admission committee of KEAM 2020 before the seat allotment. The purpose of this Trial Allotment is to make all the applicants understand 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 2020 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 Reqd during Counselling

Documents Required during 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 2020 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 2020.
  • Receipt of fee remitted.
  • Datesheet of KEAM 2020.
  • Allotment Memo issued by the CEE.
  • Any other documents required by the Head of Institution.

KEAM 2020 – 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

A State Merit 60%
B Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) 30%
a Ezhava (EZ) 9%
b Muslim (MU) 8%
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%
i Kudumbi (KU) 1%
C Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes 10%
a Scheduled Castes (SC) 8%
b Scheduled Tribes (ST) 2%

Participating Colleges

KEAM Participating Colleges

There are 11 medical and engineering colleges that offer admissions through KEAM 2020. 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 2020 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 -

Check  KEAM Participating Colleges

Frequently Asked Questions

KEAM Counselling FAQs

Ques. What is the registration process for KEAM Counselling?

Ans. Candidates must follow the steps given below for registration process of KEAM Counsellling:

  • Visit the official website of CEE
  • Then login to the “Candidate Portal” by clicking on the link “KEAM 2020 Candidate Portal” using the Roll Number and Application Number correctly.
  • Go to the “Option Registration Page” by submitting the key number and password. Key Number is 16 digit alpha-numeric code provided on the security card. It should not be disclosed to others.

Ques. What  are the documents to be carried to the Counselling Venue?

Ans. The following documents are required to carry to the counselling venue:

  • KEAM 2020 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 2020.
  • Receipt of fee remitted.
  • Datesheet of KEAM 2020.
  • Allotment Memo issued by the CEE.

Ques. Is there any Eligibility Criteria to participate in KEAM Counselling?

Ans. Yes, Candidates must fulfill the required eligibility criteria in order to participate in the counselling process:

  1. Name in KEAM 2020 Rank list: Those candidates who are included in the different rank list prepared and published by the Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Kerala are only eligible to register their options in the stream concerned.
  2. Satisfaction of other eligibility: KEAM Aspirants registering their options must satisfy all the eligibility conditions with reference to:
  • Nativity
  • Academic Qualification
  • Age

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

Comments


4 Comments
M
muheshraaj
How do I upload marks in KEAM 2020?
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kapila.gandrola

Hello Muheshraaj,

You can upload your marks after you’ve registered for the counselling. Go to your “Candidate Portal’ and fill in your score in the correct column. For more information on counselling, visit – KEAM 2020 Counselling

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gayathri s nair
what will be the fee stucture of mbbs seat that state obtaining from the all india quata after aiq second allotment
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akansha expert
Hi Gayathri, It is depends upon the College Fee criteria of MBBS Course.
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augustin
About Keam allotment process
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sangeeta rawat
Hello Augustin, To know about the KEAM allotment procedure you can go through this link KEAM Allotment
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abhirami anil
I am a plus two science student.I want to take b.tech in agriculture.(am from OEC criteria).I would like know about the available reservations in Kerala engineering entrance examination for OEC. what are the best government collages for doing b.tech in agriculture in Kerala ? How much should I score both in board and entrance examination to get admission there ?

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