KEAM 2020 Counselling

Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 12 Nov, 2019 12:13 IST

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KEAM 2020 Counselling

Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Kerala will conduct the counselling process for the aspirants of KEAM. The KEAM counselling 2020 will begin in the last week of June. The seats will be allotted to the candidates on the basis of their ranks and choice filling. On KEAM 2020 portal, candidates can check their seat allotment status. 

Registration is the first step for the participants of the KEAM 2020 counselling process followed by the document verification. During the counselling session, candidates will have to fill in their choice of courses and colleges. Based on the rank, category, filled choices and availability of seats in colleges, candidates will be allotted seats, and he/she will have to confirm their admission by document verification and payment of tuition fees.

KEAM 2020 Counselling Dates


Counselling Dates

KEAM 2020 (Paper I)

May 2020

KEAM 2020 (Paper II)

May 2020

KEAM 2020 Result

May 2020

Release of KEAM 2020 Rank List

June 2020

Phase I - KEAM 2020 Counselling Registration

June 2020

Trial Allotment of KEAM 2020

June 2020

Final date for Online Option Registration of KEAM 2020

June 2020

Seat Allotment of KEAM 2020

June 2020

Payment of fee by allotted candidates

June 2020

Phase II - Choice Filling of KEAM 2020

June 2020

Seat Allotment of KEAM 2020 Phase II

July 2020

Fee payment Dates Phase II

July 2020

Commencement of Online Option Confirmation for Phase III

July 2020

Last Date for Online Option Confirmation

July 2020

Phase III - Seat Allotment of KEAM 2020

July 2020

Fee Payment Dates for Phase III

July 2020

Phase IV - Choice Filling (to fill vacant seats)

To be announced

Phase IV - Seat Allotment of KEAM 2019 

To be announced

How to Register for KEAM Counselling 2020?

The eligible candidates will be allotted seats through the KEAM 2020 counselling process also known as the Centralised Allotment Process (CAP). The candidates will be offered seats via a Single Window System (SWS) in various Architecture, Engineering, Medical and Pharmacy colleges based on the KEAM 2020 rank list and options submitted by them in the state of Kerala. Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala will prepare the rank list and on the basis of it, the candidates will be allotted seats in their desired KEAM 2020 participating colleges. Technical assistance will be offered by National Informatics Centre (NIC) to CEE, Kerala during the process of Centralised Allotment Process (CAP) 2020. The Centralised Allotment Process is also known as “Allotments Through Online Submission of Options”.

Through CAP, the eligible candidates are able to choose their desired college and course according to their preference. The final decision regarding seat allotment though will reside with the concerned authorities of CEE, Kerala. During the selection process, the candidates must only opt for those colleges or courses which they can join if and when the seats are allotted to them. In case, a candidate fails to join a college or remit the fee, his/her allotted seat will be vacated and the candidate cannot apply for the same in the subsequent phases of KEAM 2019 counselling process.

Here are some important points regarding the KEAM 2020 Counselling process and the Centralised Allotment Process (CAP) 2020.

Step 1 - Registration for KEAM Counselling

  • Firstly, candidates will have to click on ‘KEAM 2020 Candidate Portal’ by using their KEAM 2020 Roll number and Application number.

  • Submit Key Number and Password after logging in.

Step 2 - Selection of Courses and Colleges

  • After registering, a list of participating colleges and courses will be displayed on the screen, among which candidates will have to make the choices.

  • Candidates are advised to fill their preferences carefully as allotment of seats during KEAM counselling 2019 will be done accordingly.

Step 3: Review and Print Out of KEAM Counselling Slip

After filling the choices and submitting the choices, candidates will be able to review their selection. A print out of the filled options should be taken for future use.

KEAM 2020 Seat Allotment

As a part of the counselling process, the seat allotment of the candidates will be done according to the merit of the candidate, his/her preferred college, course and availability of seat. For seat allotment purposes, candidates will have to pay the required fees at the CEE account in the specified branches of State Branch of Travancore (SBT) and will have to report at the allotted institute to confirm their admission.

Note: Qualified candidates will have to bring their original documents, for document verification.

Take a look at the Detailed Counselling Procedure for KEAM 2020!

Documents Required for KEAM Counselling 2020

  • 10+2th Standard Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate

  • KEAM Result 2019

  • KEAM Admit Card 2019

  • Proof of Date of Birth

  • Bank Fee Receipt

  • CEE Allotment Memo

  • Eligibility Certificate from those applicants who have passed their qualifying examination other than examination conducted by Kerala Government or CEE.

  • Migration Certificate (if applicable)

  • Physical Fitness Certificate

  • Transfer Certificate from the last attended institute

  • Conduct Certificate from the last attended institutes

  • Any other Document required by the Head of the Institution


Will there be counselling for Admission to Professional Courses (KEAM (B.E / B.Tech) )?

There is no face to face counselling. The allotment is made through the Centralized Allotment Process (CAP) in which options are to be registered (filed) online through the website (

What are the certificates that must be submitted to prove nativity?

Candidates can submit any one of the following documents/certificates for satisfying their nativity requirements. Certificate to prove nativity for Keralites. The true copy of the relevant page of SSLC of the candidate showing his/her place of birth in Kerala. Self-attested copy of this certificate has to be attached separately.

What are the types of colleges included in the allotment process?

  • Government/Aided Colleges (G)

  • Government Controlled Self Financing Colleges (N) [coming under IHRD, CAPE, LBS, CCE, Universities and KSRTC]

  • Private Self Financing Colleges (S)

I belong to the OE category, but my annual family income exceeds 4.5 lakh. Are there any fee benefits for such candidates?

Yes. But such candidates are not eligible for any communal reservations. They should submit a community certificate to get fee concession benefits.

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