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Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2022: Dates (Out), Registration, Eligibility, Process, Rank List & Second Allotment (Out)

Kumari Neha
Kumari NehaUpdated On: September 20, 2022 08:50 am IST

DTE Kerala has released the third seat allotment for Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2022 on September 20, 2022. Get details on Kerala Polytechnic Admission dates, eligibility, counselling, etc here.


Kerala Polytechnic Admissions 2022

Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2022 - The DTE Kerala has released the third seat allotment on September 20, 2022, on its official website The second seat allotment for Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2022 was released on September 13, 2022. The deadline for reporting for admission through the second allocation is September 17, 2022. On August 30, 2022, the DTE Kerala announced the first seat allotment for Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2022, along with the final rank list. For the first allocation, the deadline to report to/join the assigned college was September 3, 2022. The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) published the Kerala Polytechnic Rank List along with the trial allotment list on August 24, 2022. Candidates who have successfully registered were able to download the using their registered log id. Candidates who are dissatisfied with the Kerala Polytechnic seat allotment results and the rank list can file a complaint and change their institute selections before the deadline; of August 27, 2022. 

Also read:Kerala Polytechnic Third Allotment 2022 Released

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Direct Link for Kerala Polytechnic Trial Allotment
Direct Link for Kerala Polytechnic Rank List

Kerala Polytechnic Admissions for the year 2022 commenced on July 14, 2022, and the last date to apply was August 16, 2022. The Directorate of Technical Education, Kerala's government, regulates admissions to several polytechnic programmes. Polytechnic studies last three years and are occasionally followed by practical training. Kerala offers a wide range of diploma programmes in engineering and non-technical fields, as well as commercial practice and management. Admission to these programmes is determined by how well you did on your qualifying exam. Every year, around 1.5 lakhs applications are received for admission to the polytechnic courses in Kerala polytechnic colleges.

The number of seats for the polytechnic courses in various institutes in Kerala is around 13000. In this article, we will discuss everything in detail about the Kerala polytechnic admission 2022. Candidates who are interested in polytechnic admissions in Kerala can refer to this article for important dates and other information.

Various government and self-financed institutes offer polytechic courses in Kerala. These institutes offer more than 20 diploma programmes in the field of Engineering and Technology as well as Commercial Practice and Management. The duration of polytechnic courses in Kerala is 3 years which is further divided into 6 semesters.

Also read:Kerala Polytechnic Rank List 2022 Date: Know when rank list & trial allotment expected

Kerala Polytechnic Admissions 2022: Highlights

Some of the key highlights pertaining to Kerala Polytechnic 2022 admission have been mentioned below.

Application mode


Admission Criteria


Conducting Body/ Authority

Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Government of Kerala

Total Number of Seats

13000 (Approx.)

Official Website

Kerala Polytechnic 2022 Important Dates

Kerala polytechnic admission 2022 takes place in four slots. Candidates who are looking forward to applying for Kerala polytechnic admission 2022 can go through the table given below to know about all the Kerala polytechnic 2022 dates.



Application process commencement date 

July 14, 2022

Application Deadline

August 16, 2022

Publication of Rank List

August 24, 2022

Last date for online correction of Applications

August 27, 2022

Publication of Final Rank List and First Allotment

August 30, 2022

Last Date of Reporting/Joining based on 1st allotment list

September 3, 2022

Second allotment

September 13, 2022

Last date of reporting/ joining based on 2nd allotment

September 17, 2022

Third Allotment

September 20, 2022

Last date of reporting/ joining based on 3rd allotment

September 28, 2022

District wise counseling at Nodal Polytechnic Colleges

October 10 to 14, 2022

Spot admission

October 10 to 14, 2022

Admission process concludes

October 25, 2022

Quick link - DTE Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2022; Dates, Registration

Kerala Polytechnic 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Following are the eligibility criteria for Kerala polytechnic admission 2022:Every candidate must meet the following eligibility requirements imposed by the administration in order to be admitted to the Polytechnic/Diploma Courses in Kerala.

  • The applicant must be a citizen of India
  • The candidate must be a Kerala resident or have completed the qualifying examination at a Kerala-based institution
  • The candidate must have completed the SSC, THSLC, or an equivalent test
  • Candidates must have received passing grades in math, English, and science
  • The marks/grades acquired in Science are used to calculate grades in place of Physics and Chemistry for CBSE/ICSE/Open school applicants
  • Candidates for the courses must have completed a qualifying examination with Mathematics-Standard from a CBSE school
  • Senior Secondary Level Certificate SSLC
  • Compulsory subjects in SSC are Mathematics, Science, and English

Kerala Polytechnic 2022 Application Form

The only way to fill out the application form is to do it online. To apply for Kerala Polytechnic courses, all interested candidates must complete the following step

Step 1

Go to official website for Kerala polytechnic admissions

Step 2

Candidates must carefully fill out the application form provided on the website, following all instructions and ensuring that they meet the eligibility requirements.

Step 3

Carefully fill in all required details, such as educational qualifications and personal information

Step 4

Upload the needed papers stated below, together with pictures, in the prescribed format, and pay the application costs using debit, credit, or net banking

Step 5

Pay the fees after the application form has been properly completed

Step 6

The candidate may save a printout of the application form for future use

Step 7

Candidates can check the status of their applications at any moment on the official website

Step 8

Candidates have the opportunity of modifying their preferences after the trial merit list is announced. This is their one and only chance

Documents required

  • SSLC/THSLC certificate or comparable examination is required.
  • SSLC/THSLC or comparable exams marksheet
  • Make a note of the VHSE on the list to claim a reservation under the VHSE category.
  • Aadhaar card is a unique identification number issued by the government of India.
  • Certificate from the EWS
  • Valid caste certificate and, if necessary, sub-category certificate
  • To be eligible for a fee waiver, you must provide proof of income.
  • Medical certificates for physically challenged candidates Medical certificates to show nativity as Keralite Character Certificate granted by the previous Institute.

Diploma Courses Offered by Kerala Polytechnic Colleges

The diploma courses offered by Kerala polytechnic colleges are as follows:

1.Diploma in Engineering/Technology

2. Diploma in Commercial Practice

3. Diploma in Computer Application and Business Management

Special Batches are conducted for hearing impaired students. These batches are conducted at Women’s Polytechnic College, Thiruvananthapuram, Govt. Polytechnic College, Kalamassery and Kerala Government. Polytechnic College, Kozhikode.

Kerala Polytechnic Admission Process 2022

There is no entrance examination for Kerala polytechnic admission 2022. Admission is on the basis of merit. Go through the following points to apply for Kerala Polytechnic admission 2022.

Fill the Application Form:

Department of Technical Education, Government of Kerala issues the official notification for admission in diploma courses on the official website. Candidates must visit the official website of the Department of Technical Education, Government of Kerala and fill the application in online mode.

Submit the Application Form:

Once the application is filled in online mode, candidates must take a printout of the application and get it self attested along with the other required documents.

Register the hardcopy of the application at any Government/Aided Polytechnic Colleges in the state and pay the required application fees.

Application Fees:

Candidates must submit application fees to complete the application process. It is Rs. 200 for General Category and Rs. 100 for ST/ SC Categories.

Documents Required for Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2022

Following are the documents that need to be produced at the time of Kerala polytechnic admission 2022:

  • Original SSLC/THSLC certificate or equivalent examination

  • Original Mark sheet of qualifying examination SSLC/ THSLC or equivalent along with a Photocopy

  • Original ITI/VHSE/KGCE Mark list/Certificate to avail reservation

  • Certificates to prove nativity as Keralite

  • Original of the Community certificate for SC/ ST category

  • Valid Non-Creamy layer certificate from the authority to avail Community reservation in case of SEBC

  • Physically challenged candidates must produce the original certificate of disability issued by the Medical Board and fitness certificate from the Medical Officer

  • Candidates who want educational fee concession must produce an original income certificate

Kerala Polytechnic 2022 Rank List

The rank list of Kerala Polytechnic 2022 is published by the conducting body in online mode after few weeks from the completion of registration process. The Kerala Polytechnic rank list 2022 comprises of the names of the shortlisted candidates for the counselling procedure.

Kerala Polytechnic Seat Matrix 2022

The seat matrix for Kerala polytechnic admissions 2022 in Government and Government-Aided and Self-Financed polytechnic colleges are given in the table below:

Type of Institute

Number of Colleges


Government & Government- Aided Institute



Self-Financed Polytechnic Institutes



Newly Added Self-Financed Polytechnic Institutes



Kerala Polytechnic Seat Allotment 2022

The seat allotment for Kerala polytechnic 2022 is mentioned below:

Merit Seats:

The State Institute of Technical Teachers Training & Research (SITTTR) allocates merit-based seats. Merit-based seats are available in both Government-Aided Polytechnic Colleges and Private Self-Financed Polytechnic Colleges.

Management Seats:

These seats are filled by the concerned management. 15% intake of each branch is reserved under this category. The seats are allotted on the basis of the eligibility criteria. The list of candidates who are allotted these seats must be approved by the Regional Joint Director or the Deputy Director of the respective region.

Management Seats in Self Financing Programmes:

These seats are filled by the concerned management in the Self-Financing programmes which are offered in both Self-Financing Colleges and select aided polytechnic colleges. Students who fulfil the eligibility criteria are only allotted seats.

Kerala Polytechnic Admissions 2022: Reservation Policy

The reservation criteria for admissions into various Polytechnic/Diploma courses in Kerala has been tabulated below:


Seats Reserved

Persons with Disabilities


THSLC holders


VHSE Candidates






Other Backward Hindus


Latin Catholics and Anglo Indian


Dheevara & related Communities


Viswakarma & related communities


Kusavan & related communities


Other Backward Christians




Scheduled Castes


Scheduled Tribes


Fee Structure for Kerala Polytechnic Colleges 2022

The following table shows the fee structure for Kerala polytechnic colleges

Fees Structure for Government/ Aided Polytechnic Colleges

Fees Component


Admission Fee


Tuition Fee

Rs.750 per semester

Special Fee (Revenue Portion)


Special Fee (PD Portion)


Student Amenities Fee


Caution Deposit (Refundable)

Rs 500 /-

Fees Structure for Government & Management seat in self-financing Polytechnic College

Tuition Fee ( For Govt.

Quota Seats)

Rs. 22,500/- per year

For Management Seats

Rs.37,500/- per year

Examination Permanent Registration fee

Rs.1500/- per student

Special fees

Rs.2500/ per year

Caution Deposit (Refundable at the time

of issue of TC )


Interest-free deposit (Refundable at the

time of issue of TC )

Rs. 10000/

Kerala Polytechnic Cutoff 2022

The cutoff details of Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2022 can be checked by visiting the official website of Kerala Polytechnic 2022. Polytechnic is a six-semester diploma course. The course is offered in various polytechnic colleges in Kerala under the Department of Technical Education.

Kerala Polytechnic Admissions 2022: Participating Colleges

Some of the popular partcicpating institutes of Kerala Polytechnic Admisions 2022 have been mentioned below:

Women’s Polytechnic College, Kozhikode

Model Polytechnic College, Vadakara

Carmel Polytechnic College, Alappuzha

Women’s Polytechnic College, Thiruvananthapuram

Government Polytechnic College, Mattannu

Government Polytechnic College, Cherthala

Government Polytechnic College, Kottayam

Central Polytechnic College, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala Government Polytechnic College, Kozhikode

Seethi Sahib Memorial Polytechnic College, Tirur

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