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Kerala MCA Admission 2021 - Dates, Entrance Exam, Registration, Eligibility, Merit List, Counselling Process

Abhik Das
Abhik DasPublished On: January 08, 2021

LBS Centre for Science and Technology conducts an entrance exam for the MCA aspirants of the state of Kerala under the supervision of the Director of Technical Education Thiruvananthapuram. Check all the details regarding the same from the article below!

Kerala MCA Admission

The Director of Technical Education Thiruvananthapuram carries out the MCA admission process in various MCA offering institutions in the state of Kerala every year. Computer Applications and Computer Science Engineering graduates who wish to pursue their MCA studies from a reputed Kerala institution can apply for the Kerala MCA admission process. The Director, LBS Centre for Science and Technology conducts an entrance examination for the eligible candidates and based on the entrance exam scores, the admission process is carried out. The final seat allotment process is also known as the Centralized Admission Process where through a Single Window System of Allotment (SWSA), the suitable candidates are allocated seats in various Government/ Aided/ Private Self Financing Colleges/ Self Financing Colleges under Govt. Control. More details regarding the MCA admission process in Kerala can be found from the sections to follow. 

Kerala MCA Admission 2021 Highlights

All the important facts about the Kerala MCA admission process have been provided in the table below - 

Name of the admission process

Kerala Master of Computer Application admission process

Officiating Body

The Director of Technical Education, Thiruvananthapuram

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be Computer Applications and Computer Science Engineering graduates from any recognized university

Admission Process

Entrance Test based admission process

Entrance Exam conducting body

The Director, LBS Centre for Science and Technology 

Application mode

Online

Seat Allotment Process

Centralized Admission Process

Type of Institutions

Government/ Aided/ Private Self Financing Colleges/ Self Financing Colleges under Govt. Control

Kerala MCA Admission Dates 2021

All the important (tentative) Kerala MCA admission dates for the year 2021 are as follows - 

Event

Important Dates (Tentative)

Beginning of the online application process

July 2021 onwards

Online application process ends

July Last Week 2021

Payment of online application fee

July 2021

Admit card/hall ticket availability

TBA

Kerala MCA admission entrance exam

TBA

Declaration of MCA entrance exam result

TBA

Beginning of filling up of college options

TBA

Beginning of regular classes

TBA

Kerala MCA Eligibility Criteria 2021

The detailed eligibility criteria for MCA admissions through an entrance exam conducted by The Director, LBS Centre for Science and Technology in the state of Kerala are as follows - 

  • Applicants should possess a BCA/Bachelor Degree in Computer Science Engineering or equivalent Degree from any recognized university or institution OR

  • Applicants must possess a B.Sc./B.Com/BA degree from any recognized university or institution and must have studied Mathematics at the 10+2 level or Mathematical Sciences at the graduation level 

  • Applicants must have secured at least 50% overall aggregate score in their respective previous qualifying degree examinations 

  • Applicants from the reserved category can apply with an overall aggregate score of 45%

Kerala MCA Application Form 2021

The application forms for MCA admission in Kerala through an entrance exam conducted by The Director, LBS Centre for Science and Technology are released in online mode. The detailed step by step Kerala MCA admission application process has been discussed below - 

S.No

Stage

To Do’s

Stage 1

Registration

The applicants have to go to the official website of LBS Centre for Science and Technology, Kerala with the help of the link - www.lbscentre.kerala.gov.in

And click on the link - MCA admission 2021. Then, they have to click on the “New Candidate” link for registration where they have to provide their basic personal details. After entering the details, the applicants have to click on the “Save and Proceed” button to conclude the registration process

Stage 2

Payment of Fee

The applicants have to submit the application form fee either via one of the online mode of payments available or through challan. After the payment of the application fee, the candidates will be provided with their registration ID and password (they have to choose) which they have to note down for the further stages of the application process

Stage 3

Filling Application Form

In this stage, the applicants have to fill up the online application form and upload the scanned copies of their documents, signature and photograph. Thereafter, the candidates have to proceed to the next stage

Stage 4

Final Confirmation and Application Form Printing

The candidates have to click on the “Preview” button to check if all the information entered by them are correct. Finally, they have to click on the self-declaration check box and submit their application forms. Then, they have to download a copy of the submitted application form for future use

The applicants must remember that they are supposed to upload scanned copies of the following documents along with their Kerala MCA admission application forms - 

  • S.S.L.C book or any other relevant record to prove date of birth. 

  • Degree certificate & mark lists of the qualifying examination (if passed)

  • Equivalence/Eligibility Certificate for candidates who have passed from universities outside Kerala 

  • Any certificate to prove nativity

  • Non-Creamy Layer Certificate for SEBC / OEC (if applicable) 

  • Community Certificate in support of SC/ST claim 

  • Inter-Caste marriage certificate in the prescribed format (if applicable) 

  • Certificate from the Medical Board for Persons with Disabilities 

  • Certificate from a Medical Officer not below the rank of Assistant Surgeon to the effect that the candidate is fit enough to undergo the M.C.A. Course (only for a candidate claiming PwD reservation seat) 

  • Income & Community Certificates in the prescribed format (if applicable) 

  • EWS Certificate issued by Village officer (Applicable to general community candidates, claiming EWS reservation) 

  • Any other documents mentioned in the Notification of the Director, LBS Centre for Science and Technology

Latest Kerala MCA Admission Entrance Exam Pattern 2021

The detailed and latest Kerala MCA admission entrance exam pattern and marking scheme has been discussed below - 

Mode of examination

Offline

Type of questions

MCQ

Total number of question

120

Total number of sections

07

Maximum marks awarded for each correct response

+3

Negative marking 

N/A

Duration of the exam

2 Hours

Exam centres

Different venues in Kozhikode, Ernakulam and Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala MCA Entrance Exam Admit Card 2021

The Kerala MCA admission entrance examination admit cards/hall tickets are issued against the name of successfully registered candidates on the official website of LBS Centre for Science and Technology. Candidates can download their admit cards for Kerala MCA admission entrance examination with the help of their registration ID and password. All the important details regarding the Kerala MCA admission entrance exam like the date, important instructions, venue, timing etc are mentioned on the admit card. Only those candidates who carry their admit cards are allowed to enter their respective examination halls. 

Kerala MCA Merit List 2021

The LBS Centre for Science and Technology releases a merit list based on the performance of the candidates in the preceding Kerala MCA admission entrance examination. The Kerala MCA admission merit list is released on the official website and candidates can check the same by clicking on the given link - www.lbscentre.kerala.gov.in. Candidates having any issues regarding the merit list can approach the officials at LBS Centre for Science and Technology and get their issues resolved.

Kerala MCA Centralized Allotment Process 2021

Seats are allocated to the candidates via a Single Window System of Allotment in various Government/ Aided/ Private Self Financing Colleges/ Self Financing Colleges under Govt. Control offering MCA programme in the Kerala state. The seats are allocated to the candidates based on the -

  • Options exercised by the candidates

  • Rank obtained by the candidates

  • Reservation policy laid down by the officiating body

Kerala MCA seat allotment process or the Centralized Allotment Process is carried out by the Director, LBS Centre for Science and Technology. Given below is the step by step Kerala MCA admission centralized allotment process or seat allotment process -

1. Registration

The candidates have to visit the official website through the link - www.lbscentre.kerala.gov.in after the release of the merit list to register for the option-filling process. Only those candidates whose name appear in the merit list will be allowed to register for the option-filling process for the seat allotment process 

2. Option Filling

After the candidates successfully log in with their application number and password, they will find a list containing the name of all the participating colleges. The candidates have to select the colleges they desire to get into and enter an option number corresponding to the college name during this process. After entering all the options, the candidates have to save their choices and take a printout of the options form for future reference.

3. Option processing and allotment of seats

After the conclusion of the option registration process, the allotment list will be released on the official website of LBS Centre for Science and Technology. The allotment memo released on the official website will contain details like the colleges allocated to the candidates and the fee to be remitted.

4. Fee Remittance

Candidates who will be allocated seats have to take a copy of the allotment memo from the official website and deposit/remit INR 10,000/- through any of the available payment methods. After paying the fee, the candidates have to keep a copy of the receipt generated online which have to be produced during the time of admission.

5. Admission 

After paying the remittance fee, the candidates have to take admission in the allotted college as per the schedule published by the Director, LBS Centre for Science and Technology. The candidates will also have the options to cancel or alter the priority of options after the conclusion of each round of allotment.

6. Reporting at College

Those candidates who will be allocated seats have to visit the head/principal of the institution within the prescribed time schedule with all the important documents to confirm their admission. 

For more details regarding the centralized allotment process, the candidates are requested to click on the following link -

Click here now! 

Documents Required During Time of Admission

Here is the list of all the documents which the candidates are required to submit during the final admission process -

  • Entrance exam admit card

  • Allotment memo

  • Date of birth proof

  • Qualifying exam marksheet and degree certificate

  • Copies of all the important documents

  • Conduct certificate and transfer certificate

  • Recent passport-sized photograph (2 x Nos)

  • Other important documents mentioned in the official website/brochure

Kerala MCA Admission Participating Colleges 2021

The list of colleges taking part in the Kerala MCA admission process along with their seat matrix have been provided below - 

Name of Institution

Type of Institution

Total Seats

DON BOSCO COLLEGE, Anappanthy

30

Kannur University

Chinmaya Institute of Technology, Govindagiri

60

KMCT College of Engineering, Manasserry PO, Calicut

60

APJ Abdul Kalam Tech. University

AWH Engineering College, Kuttikkattoor, Calicut

30

College of Engineering, Madarathur. P.O., Vadakara

60

MES College of Engineering, Kuttippuram

60

Nehru College of Engineering, Research Centre, Pampady

60

Vidya Academy of Science & Technology, Thalakottukkara P.O, Thrissur

60

Federal Institute of Science & Technology, Hormis Nagar

60

Sree Narayana Gurukulam College of Engineering, Kadayirippu

60

Ilahia College of Engg. And Technology ,Mulvoor

60

Sree Narayana Guru Institute of Science & Technology, Manjali

60

St. Joseph College of Engineering & Technology, Palai

60

Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Kottayam

60

KVM College of Engineering and Information Technology, KVM Trust

60

Mount Zion College of Engg., Kadammanitta

60

Musaliar College of Engineering & Technology, Kumpazha

60

Mohandas College of Engineering & Technology, Anad

60

Lourdes Matha College of Science & Technology, Kuttichal

30

Mar Athanasius College of Engineering, Kothamangalam

30

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam

60

Government College of Engineering, Thrissur

30

College of Engineering, Sreekaryam

60

College of Applied Sciences, Balan K Nair Road, Kiliyanad

30

Calicut University

Regional Centre School of Technology and Applied sciences, Edappally

30

MG University

SCMS School of Engineering and Technology Vidya Nagar, Palissery

60

SCMS School of Technology & Management, Muttom

60

Union Christian College, Aluva

60

DePaul Institute of Science and Technology, De Paul Nagar

60

Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha

60

MES- Advanced Institute of Management and Technology (MES-AIMAT), Marampally

60

Marian College, Kuttikkanam

60

Kristu Jyothi College of Management Technology, Chethipuzha

60

Mar Athanasios College for Advanced Studies, Thiruvalla

60

KMM College of Arts and Science

60

N/A

K V V S Institute of Technology, Kattaparambil,(via) Enathu

60

Kerala University

Mar Baselios Institute of Technology, Post Bag No. 3, Anchal P.O Kollam

60

Marthoma Institute of Information Technology, Chadayamangalam

60

Sree Narayana Institute of Technology, Vadakkevila

60

CHMM College of Advance Studies Metca Land, Chavarcode

60

TKM College of Engineering, Kollam

40

Santhigiri College of Computer Sciences, Vazhithala

60

N/A

P.A.Aziz College of Engg. And Technology, Karakulam

30

N/A

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