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KEAM Counselling 2022 - Dates (Started), Option Entry, Process, Registration, Documents, Seat Allotment, Participating Colleges

Updated By Dipanjana Sengupta on 21 Sep, 2022 16:01

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KEAM 2022 Counselling Process

Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE) has released the KEAM 2022 first-seat allotment result in online mode on September 21, 2022. The result of the KEAM 2022 first seat allotment has been released on the official website Candidates who are allotted seats are entitled to pay the fee to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations as shown in the allotment memo at any of the Head Post Offices in Kerala or through online payment from September 22 to 26, 2022 (4:00 PM).

Candidates need to note that their seats will be canceled if they fail to submit the fees within the stipulated time. The seats once lost cannot be retained by any means. 

Candidates who have filled in the choices till September 19, 2022, will be included in the seat allotment result of KEAM 2022. Earlier, the last date of option entry was also extended up to September 20, 2022 (10:00 am) which earlier was September 19, 2022. The CEE released the Rank-Based Category list on September 19, 2022, on its official website. The trial seat allotment was released on September 18, 2022. Candidates could register for the KEAM 2022 Counselling from September 14, 2022, in online mode.
The CEE Kerala has declared the KEAM result 2022 on August 4, 2022. Candidates who have qualified KEAM 2022 were eligible to participate in the KEAM counselling process 2022. CEE conducts the KEAM 2022 counselling process in online mode. Through KEAM counselling 2022, eligible candidates are assigned seats based on the KEAM rank list, marks submitted, and availability of seats at a particular college. The Centralized Allotment Process (CAP), which is based on candidates' admission test scores, is used to allocate seats for KEAM 2022. Candidates who obtain an allocation letter must pay the application fee and any remaining fees (if any) due to CEE at any of the Kerala Head Post Offices or online.

Following the KEAM 2022 counselling sessions, an online mop-up round is held to fill any open seats. The applicants' online selections are taken into consideration for allocating seats for KEAM 2022. Under no circumstances are candidates who do not register their selections within the allotted period taken into consideration for allocation. Shortlisted candidates from the KEAM rank list are eligible to participate in the trial seat allocation stage. The allocation memo includes information like name, roll number, course and college allotments, category of allotment, and payment information, among other things.

KEAM 2022 Latest Updates

  • Sep 21, 2022 09:05 AM: KEAM First Seat Allotment 2022 Live Updates: CEE to activate the link shortly on the official website,
  • Sep 20, 2022 10:00 AM: KEAM Counselling 2022: CEE Publishes Rank-based Category List, Option Entry Last Date September 20, 2022
  • Sep 08, 2022 05:07 AM: KEAM 2022 Correction Window of Application form has been re-opened. Click Here for the direct link and to check out the steps to rectify mistakes.
  • Aug 23, 2022 10:50 AM: KEAM 2022 Provisional Category-wise counselling list has been published. Click here to know the steps to check.
  • Aug 23, 2022 10:50 AM: The Provisional Category-wise counselling list of KEAM 2022 has been published. Click here to know the steps to check.

KEAM 2022 Counselling Dates

The important dates pertaining to KEAM 2022 counselling are as follows 



KEAM Result date August 4, 2022

Phase I - KEAM 2022 Option Entry

September 14, 2022

Closure of Online Option Entry/ Registration

September 20, 2022

Seat Allotment of KEAM 2022

September 21, 2022

Payment of fee by allotted candidates

September 22 to 26, 2022 (4:00 PM)

Phase II - Choice Filling of KEAM 2022


Seat Allotment of KEAM 2022 Phase II


Fee payment Dates Phase II


Commencement of Online Option Confirmation for Phase III


Last Date for Online Option Confirmation


Phase III - Seat Allotment of KEAM 2022


Fee Payment Dates for Phase III


Phase IV - Choice Filling (to fill vacant seats)


Phase IV - Seat Allotment of KEAM 2022 


How to Register for KEAM Counselling 2022?

The eligible candidates will be allotted seats through the KEAM 2022 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 2022 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 2022 participating colleges. Technical assistance will be offered by National Informatics Centre (NIC) to CEE, Kerala during the process of Centralised Allotment Process (CAP) 2022. 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 the KEAM 2022 counselling process.

Here are some important points regarding the KEAM 2022 Counselling process and the Centralised Allotment Process (CAP) 2022.

Step 1 - Registration for KEAM Counselling

  • Firstly, candidates will have to click on ‘KEAM 2022 Candidate Portal’ by using their KEAM 2022 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 2022 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 printout of the filled options should be taken for future use.

KEAM 2022 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 the 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.

 Check: KEAM 2022 Counselling Procedure

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Documents Required for KEAM Counselling 2022

The candidates must produce these documents while participating in the KEAM counselling process 2022 - 

  • 10+2 Class Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate

  • KEAM Result 2022

  • KEAM Admit Card 2022

  • 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

KEAM Seat Allotment 2022

The KEAM seat allocation process is conducted online along with the counselling process. The KEAM seat allotment procedure will be based on the candidate's KEAM 2022 score. The CEE publishes an exam merit/rank list that includes the names of qualifying applicants. Candidates whose names appear on the KEAM rank list will be eligible to participate in the KEAM seat allotment and counselling process 2022. To participate in the process, candidates must first register for KEAM seat allotment. The shortlisted candidates will also get an allocation memo. The communication will include information such as the candidate's name, roll number, assigned course and college, type of allocation, and fee details, among other things.

KEAM 2022 Counselling: Provisional Category List PDF

Download Provisional Category List 1 from (Application No. 1400011 to 1486000) for KEAM 2022 Counselling

Download Provisional Category List 2 from (Application No. above 1486000) for KEAM 2022 Counselling

KEAM Participating Colleges 2022

The list of KEAM 2022 participating institutes has been released on CEE. The list of KEAM participating institutes includes the names of colleges in the state that will provide various engineering undergraduate degrees. Admission to KEAM 2022 participating institutes will be based on KEAM results as well as other considerations. Shortlisted students will be required to engage in KEAM 2022 counselling for admission to participating colleges following the publication of KEAM 2022 results.

List of KEAM 2022 participating government colleges 

  • Govt. Engineering College, Painavu, Idukki
  • Govt. Engineering College, Kozhikode
  • Govt. College of Engineering, Kannur
  • Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Pampady, Kottayam
  • Govt. Engineering College, Sreekrishnapuram, Palakkad
  • Govt. Engineering College, Thrissur
  • Govt. Engineering College, Barton Hill, Thiruvananthapuram
  • College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Govt. Engineering College, Mananthavady, Wayanad

Want to know more about KEAM

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-Akash MUpdated on September 24, 2020 12:00 PM
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Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

With this rank, you can get admission to any branch of Engineering. If you want to know about the branch which you can get with your KEAM rank, you can check KEAM Rank Wise College Predictor.

You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website for admission-related assistance. You can also reach us through our IVRS Number - 1800-572-9877.


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FAQs about KEAM Counselling Process

How many colleges are there which accept KEAM scores?

There are more than 40 colleges which accept KEAM scores for admission into various Engineering, Agriculture and Medical courses.

When is the KEAM 2021 result expected to be released?

KEAM 2021 results will be declared within 30 days after the exam.

What must a candidate do after being allocated a seat through the KEAM 2020 counselling process?

Candidates who have been allocated seats through the KEAM counselling process have to submit their documents to the admission officials of the respective colleges and deposit the tuition fee to confirm their admission.

Who will offer technical assistance to CEE Kerala during the Centralised Allotment Process (CAP)?

During the Centralised Allotment Process (CAP), CEE Kerala will receive technical assistance from the National Informatics Centre (NIC).

On what basis will the KEAM 2020 counselling process be conducted?

The KEAM 2020 counselling process will be conducted on the basis of a merit list which will be prepared by the CEE, Kerala officials.

What is the other name of KEAM counselling process?

The other name by which the KEAM counselling process is known as is the Centralised Allotment Process (CAP).

Has the latest KEAM counselling process schedule been released?

No, the latest schedule for KEAM 2020 counselling process has not been released by CEE, Kerala yet.

How the KEAM 2021 counselling process document verification will take place?

The KEAM 2021 counselling process document verification will be done in online mode.

Why will the KEAM counselling process for 2020 be conducted in online mode entirely?

The KEAM 2020 counselling process has been decided to be conducted in online mode only due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Who conducts the KEAM counselling process every year?

KEAM counselling process is conducted by the Commissioner of Entrance Exam (CEE), Kerala.

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.

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)

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.

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 (

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