- About Kerala B.Tech Admission 2024
- Kerala Engineering Colleges 2024 Entrance Exams
- B.Tech Admission in Kerala 2024 Eligibility Criteria
- Kerala Engineering Admission Dates 2024
- Kerala Engineering Admission Procedure 2024
- Kerala B.Tech Admission Reservation Policy 2024
- Kerala B.Tech Counselling Procedure 2024
- Kerala B.Tech Selection Process 2024
- Documents Required for Kerala B.Tech Admission 2024
- Top Engineering Colleges in Kerala 2024
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Kerala BTech Admission 2024 - Kerala is one of the popular destinations for pursuing a B.Tech course in India. Candidates from any state can secure B.Tech admission in Kerala. However, 60% of engineering seats in Kerala are reserved for Kerala domicile or resident students. Commissioner of Entrance Exams (CEE) Kerala is responsible for conducting the engineering entrance exam and Bachelor of Technology admission or counselling process in Kerala. KEAM 2024 exam will tentatively be conducted in the third week of May 2024. Candidates can complete the online registration and choice-filling process for Kerala BTech Admissions 2024 from the fourth week of July 2024.
About Kerala B.Tech Admission 2024
Kerala B.Tech Entrance Exam 2024, i.e., the KEAM schedule will be released on the official KEAM portal. B.Tech aspirants from Kerala must clear the state-level entrance test to secure B.Tech admission under the government quota.
Kerala Engineering Colleges 2024 Entrance Exams
KEAM (Kerala Engineering, Architecture, and Medical) is the entrance exam conducted by CEE Kerala for B.Tech admissions. Kerala resident students must clear the KEAM entrance test to secure B.Tech admission in Kerala.
Students from other states can also appear for the KEAM entrance exam under certain conditions (check eligibility criteria section). JEE Main score is accepted by a few engineering colleges for institutional-level admissions spot admissions or management quota admissions.
B.Tech Admission in Kerala 2024 Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria for B.Tech admissions in Kerala are categorized into different aspects such as nativity, domicile rule, academic requirements, and others. Details reading the same can be checked below -
Candidates applying for B.Tech admission in Kerala will be categorised into –
Non-Keralite Category I
Non-Keralite Category II
Kerala Engineering Admission Dates 2024
CEE Kerala has released the important dates for Kerala B.Tech admissions in the third week of March. CEE Kerala can initiate the B.Tech admission process only after the announcement of Class 12 results and KEAM results. Given below are the tentative dates
KEAM 2024 Exam Date
Third Week of May 2024
On or before Third Week of June 2024
|Choice Filling||Third Week of July 2024|
|Trial allotment||Last Week of July 2024|
|Round 1 seat allotment||Last Week of July 2024|
|Fee payment for round 1||Last Week of July to First Week of August 2024|
|Round 2 seat allotment||Second Week of August 2024|
|Round 3 counselling||Third Week of August 2024|
CEE Kerala will conduct at least four rounds of counselling for Kerala B.Tech admissions. Finally, a spot round counselling will be conducted for students who did not secure a seat in previous rounds of the admission process students who have passed Class 12 in supplementary exams, or for students who applying fresh for B.Tech admissions.
Kerala Engineering Admission Procedure 2024
Kerala B.Tech admission procedure starts with the preparation of a merit list of the candidates who have qualified KEAM entrance examination. The KEAM merit list for B.Tech admissions in Kerala is prepared by considering the following factors –
CEE Kerala gives equal weightage (50:50) to the score secured by the candidates in the KEAM exam and marks scored in Class 12 board exams on Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry/Biotechnology/Computer Science subjects
The marks secured by the students in the above three subjects will be computed out of 300 after applying standardization in all three subjects
CEE Kerala applies a standardization formula for computing the merit of the candidates based on their performance in KEAM and Class 12 board exams
Based on the standardized score of each student, the merit list will be prepared. Each student will be allocated a rank for seat allocation
Candidates belonging to the General category must score a minimum of 10 marks in the KEAM entrance exam to be considered for admission. Students who score less than 10 marks on the entrance test will not be allocated rank in the merit list. These students are not eligible for CEE Kerala Centralised Admission Process (CAP) for B.Tech courses.
For SC/ ST categories, there are no minimum qualifying marks for the admission procedure. However, a student who fails to answer at least one question in KEAM will be disqualified from the admission procedure. In all, SC/ ST candidates must have a non-zero positive score.
CEE Kerala will publish category-wise provisional category lists for B.Tech admissions. The list is prepared based on the communal reservation policy of the state government.
Kerala B.Tech Admission Reservation Policy 2024
B. Tech seats in government and private engineering colleges across Kerala are distributed as follows –
Name of the Category
Percentage of Seats Reserved
Other Backward Christian
Kusavan and related communities (KN)
Viswakarma and related communities
Dheevara and related communities
Latin Catholic and Anglo Indian
Other Backward Hindu
Kerala B.Tech Counselling Procedure 2024
CEE Kerala conducts the Centralised Admission Process (CAP) for B.Tech admissions. Candidates who are included in the KEAM rank list are eligible to register for the counselling process. There is no separate application form for the Kerala B.Tech counselling process, and there is no registration fee for the same. Students with a valid KEAM score can register options on the official website of CEE Kerala. Different stages involved in the Kerala B.Tech counselling process are elaborated below –
Procedure for Registering Options:
Students who are featured in the KEAM rank list can directly proceed with registering options on the official website of CEE Kerala by following the steps mentioned below –
Candidates who want to register options should have his/ her KEAM Roll Number, KEAM Application Number, and Password (created during the KEAM application process).
Visit the CEE Kerala website and click on ‘Candidate Portal’
Enter the KEAM Roll Number and Password to view the option entry form.
A new page will open where the candidates must click on ‘Option Registration’.
A list of colleges and courses will be displayed as per your selection of district or region.
Register options as per your preference
The candidates are allowed to register as many as preferences for better admission chances.
Now, save the registered options
If you want, you can take the printout of the option entry form
Logout from the ‘Candidate Portal’
Rearranging Option Entry:
The candidates can rearrange the options as many times as they can within the stipulated schedule. Whenever the candidates change options, they will have to save the options and log out.
CEE Kerala will conduct the Trail/ Mock Allotment before the final seat allotment. The trial allotment will give an idea about the chances of getting admission to colleges that were selected by the candidates as the first preference. The trial allotment is just to give an idea, and there is no guarantee that trial allotment and final allotment will be the same.
The initial process of CEE Kerala CAP for B.Tech courses will be completed with the registering options and trail allotment. The next stage is the seat allotment. For more details, you can click on the link below.
Kerala B.Tech Selection Process 2024
The selection of candidates for B.Tech admission in Kerala is purely based on the KEAM rank list, the candidate’s academic performance, and options filled during the counselling process. The seat allotment process for B.Tech courses in Kerala involves different stages –
Final Seat Allotment:
Within a few days after the conclusion of option registration, CEE Kerala will release the final seat allotment. Candidates must log in, check the seat allotment details, confirm it, and take the printout of the same.
Declining the Seat Allotment:
If the candidates are not satisfied with the seat allotment, they can decline the allotment and opt for participation in further rounds of the counselling process.
Candidates who secured a seat must remit the first-year B.Tech fee by using credit/ debit card/ internet banking. The candidates can also remit the fees in any of the State Bank of India (SBI) branches by using the CEE Kerala bank account details available on the official website. Take the printout of the fee payment receipt.
Reporting to College:
After fee payment, the candidates must report to the college with all the relevant documents.
Check:KEAM 2024 Seat Allotment
Documents Required for Kerala B.Tech Admission 2024
Candidates must report to the allotted institute within the scheduled date with the following documents (original and photocopy) –
KEAM Admit Card
Class 10 Certificate/ Date of Birth Certificate
Transfer Certificate (TC)
Class 12 Certificate
Fee Payment Receipt
KEAM Application Form Printout
Seat Allotment Letter
The Head of the Institution/ College Authorities will verify the documents of the candidates. CEE Kerala advises the candidates to refrain from sharing their KEAM password with the college authorities. After document verification, the college will inform the candidates about the date for the commencement of classes.
Top Engineering Colleges in Kerala 2024
Around 130+ B.Tech colleges in Kerala participate in the Centralised Admission Process (CAP) conducted by CEE Kerala for B.Tech admissions. Here is the list of some of the top Kerala B.Tech colleges –
Name of the College
Approx Seat Matrix
Check more Kerala B.Tech colleges list below –
State Wise BTech Admission 2024 Articles,
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