KEAM 2020 Seat Allotment, Dates and Procedure

    Himanshi Sharma Himanshi Sharma
    Exam Prep Master

    KEAM Seat Allotment will be with the counselling process from June 2020 onwards. The seat is allotted through Centralized Admission Process (CAP), a Single Window System (SWS). In this system the authorites allot the seats to the candidates in colleges and courses through online submission of options. Therefore, it is mandatory for the candidates to fill the options during KEAM 2020 Counselling according to their preference, i.e. colleges and courses they are sure to join upon allotment. The admission to the engineering courses is done based on the merit by giving equal weightage of 50:50 to the marks secured in KEAM 2020. The marks secured in PCM subject together (qualifying exam).

    • The seat will be allotted to the candidates on the basis of filled options, category, rank, availability of seats, etc. 
    • KEAM Aspirants will be allotted seats to Government/ Aided/ KAU/ KVASU/ KUFOS and Self Financing Colleges through KEAM Seat Allotment.
    • If a candidate fails to join the Institute and course allotted, he/she will lose the KEAM 2020 allotment along with all the existing options in the course.

    Register for KEAM Seat Allotment to participate in the process has been already concluded. An allotment memo is generated for the selected candidates. It contains details such as name, roll number, allotted course & college, category of allotment and fee details among others. The fee must be paid at the branches of State Bank of India or an option to make an online payment on the prescribed date is also available. Read this article to know more about the complete process of KEAM Seat Allotment 2020.

    KEAM 2020 Seat Allotment – Schedule

    KEAM 2020 Seat Allotment – Schedule

    KEAM Seat Allotment EventDate
    Online registration & choice fillingJune 2020
    Trial KEAM seat allotmentJune 2020
    Last date for registration and fill choicesJune 2020
    KEAM 2020 Seat Allotment Round 1
    Result of the 1st round of KEAM 2020 seat allotmentJune 2020
    Payment of course fee through SBI bank or online paymentJune 2020
    KEAM 2020 Seat Allotment Round 2
    Availability of KEAM 2nd round seat allotment resultJuly 2020
    Payment of course fee through SBI Challan or online paymentJuly 2020
    KEAM 2020 Seat Allotment Round 3
    Online option confirmation/re-arrangement and registration of fresh options to newly added courses/colleges July 2020
    Availability of KEAM 3rd round seat allotment resultJuly 2020
    Payment of course fee through SBI Challan or online paymentJuly 2020

    KEAM 2020 Seat Allotment Procedure

    KEAM 2020 Seat Allotment Procedure

    The seats of various courses into the engineering colleges across is done through KEAM Score. Merit list will be released by the authorities with names of candidates having the adequate ranks. The seat allotment process will involve the following steps:

    Step 1: Visit KEAM Official Website

    Step 2: Click on ‘Register for Counselling’ link.

    Step 3: Complete the option entry step.

    Step 4:  CEE will release a trial merit list and then subsequent merit list in different phases. 

    Step 5: Seats will be allotted during the counselling session after the verification of documents.

    Note: If a candidate wants to change the options already registered, he/she can revise the options as desired and ensure that the options list has come as per the preferences.

    KEAM Seat Confirmation & Stages

    • After the first round of seat allotment, candidates must confirm their seats by remitting the seat acceptance fee.
    • The fee can be deposited via online using Debit/Credit Card, Net Banking or offline at any branch of SBI.
    • Candidates failing to deposit the fee on the notified date will lose their allotted seat.
    • The prescribed fee is INR 10000 to confirm their allotted seat.

    KEAM Trial Seat Allotment 2020

    • The CEE will release KEAM 2020 trial seat allotment in the month of June 2020.
    • This session gives an idea to candidates about the chances of getting a seat in the course and college based on their ranks and chosen options.
    • The trial allotment, however, does not guarantee allotment in a college or course.

    KEAM 2020 Seat Allotment Round I

    • Allotment of seats is done strictly on the basis of marks secured by candidates in KEAM 2020.
    • Admissions will be offered through allotment of seats under CAP.
    • Allotments will be first offered under State Merit (SM) even to candidates having eligible reservation benefits.
    • After the ‘State Merit’ vacancies will be exhausted across the State, seats will be offered under the candidate’s eligible reservation quotas under mandatory reservation.

    Check  KEAM Reservation Criteria

    KEAM 2020 Seat Allotment Round II

    • Candidates who did not receive any allotment in the first round will receive an allotment letter in the second phase.
    • They must pay the specified fee for the course allotted.
    • If a candidate gets a different allotment than the one received in the first allotment, and if the fee is higher than the remitted in the first allotment, he or she will have to pay the difference in fee.
    • If the fee for the course allotted in the second allotment is less than or same as the fee remitted in the first allotment, no extra fee will be charged by candidates.
    • The same process will be repeated in further allotments.
    Note: Reporting at the Allotted Institute
    - Candidates who will be allotted seats to various Engineering courses in the state should produce a Physical Fitness Certificate during admission.
    - They will have to get vaccinated against Hepatitis-B before taking admission in the allotted college, according to AICTE guidelines.

    KEAM 2020 Spot Seat Allotment

    • After KEAM counselling 2020, a spot allotment will be conducted for filling the remaining vacant seats.
    • A qualified candidate whose name is in the rank/ merit list is eligible to attend the Spot allotment/admission process.
    • Those who have got admission in Government Merit seats for a course will not be eligible to take part in the Spot Allotment for that particular course.
    • A candidate, however, admitted in Government Merit Seat in a Government Controlled Self Financing College is eligible to take part in Spot Admission for a Government College for any course.

    Know more about  KEAM Counselling

    Documents Required for Seat Allotment

    Documents Required for KEAM 2020 Seat Allotment

    • Multiple passport size photographs
    • KEAM 2020 Admit Card
    • Certificate to prove Date of Birth
    • Class X and XII Marksheet
    • Seat Allotment Letter
    • Seat Acceptance Fee Slip
    • Category Certificate, if applicable
    • Medical Certificate, if applicable
    • Transfer Certificate from the Institution last attended and Conduct Certificate
    • Migration Certificate
    • Allotment Memo issued by the CEE

    If there is any problem with any of the documents stated, that particular candidate will be disqualified from subsequent counselling sessions for the current academic year.

    Reservation in KEAM 2020 Participating Institutes/Colleges

    State Merit (SM)60%
    Scheduled Caste (SC)8%
    Scheduled Tribe (ST)2%
    Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) 30%
    Ezhava (EZ)9%
    Muslim (MU)8%
    Other Backward Hindu (BH)3%
    Latin Catholic and Anglo Indian (LA)3%
    Dheervara and related communities (DV)2%
    Viswakarma and related communities (VK)2%
    Kusavan and related communities (KN)1%
    Other Backward Chirstian (BK)1%
    Kudumbi (KU)1%

    Seat Allotment Phase 1-List of Colleges

    KEAM 2020 Seat Allotment Phase 1-Government/Aided Engineering Colleges

    KEAM Aspirants can refer to the list of colleges for Seat Allotment in the First Phase to the various Professional Degree Courses:

    • Government/Aided Engineering Colleges
    • Engineering Colleges under Kerala Agricultural University
    • Engineering Colleges under Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences University
    • Engineering Colleges under Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies
    • Government Controlled/University controlled self-financing Engineering Colleges
    • Private Self Financing Engineering Colleges under Kerala Catholic Engineering College Management Association (KCECMA)
    • Private Self Financing Engineering Colleges under Kerala Self Financing Engineering College Management Association (KSFECMA)
    • Private Self Financing Architecture Colleges under the Architecture College Management Association (ACMA)
    • Government Pharmacy 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


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    1 Comment


    10 Jul, 2019 00:20
    mannu singh

    Hi Basheer, It depends If you take admission in the second allotment than the first allotment is not valid.

    11 Jul, 2019 15:49

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