KCET Seat Allotment 2019
Surbhi Mehtani, 21 Aug 2019, #KCET
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KCET Seat Allotment 2019 - Karnataka Exam Authority (KEA) has published the special round (for vacant seats) seat allotment of KCET 2019 on August 21. Candidates can log in using their CET number to check the allotment result. Students who have been allotted a seat can download their admission letter and have to report to the allotted institute to confirm their admission. The first, second and second extended round seat allotment was released on June 30, July 21 and August 5 respectively. The mock round seat allotment was declared on June 27, 2019. There are two rounds of KCET seat allotment 2019 along with an additional extended round and special round for vacant seats. The authorities allot seats to candidates on the basis of their ranks as secured in KCET exam, choice of colleges and courses as filled by them during the process of counselling and seat availability in the participating institutes of KCET 2019. All those candidates who are allotted seats will have to visit the institute for document verification and payment of requisite admission fees to confirm their seat. The complete details of KCET 2019 seat allotment can be checked by candidates from the full article given below. The KCET 2019 result has been declared on May 25 in online mode. Candidates can view result of KCET 2019 through KEA portal using the KCET 2019 registration number.
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KCET 2019 Seat Allotment Important Dates





Option Entry for Seat Allotment

June 21 to 25, 2019


Declaration of Mock Allotment Results

June 27, 2019


Provision to change options if any by candidates

June 27 to 29, 2019


Release of Final Allotment Result

June 30, 2019


Confirmation of Choices on


July 8 to 9, 2019


Payment of Fees and downloading of admission order

July 9 to 10, 2019


Last date for reporting in colleges

July 12, 2019 (Before 5:30 PM)


Display of Seat Matrix (For Round-2)

July 16, 2019 (11 AM)


Provisional to modify/delete or re-order option

July 17 to 19, 2019


Release of allotment result (Round-2)

July 21, 2019


Exercise of choice by candidates allotted seat in round-2

July 21 to 25, 2019


Payment of fees and downloading of admission order

July 22 to 25, 2019


Last date to report to allotted institute

July 25, 2019


Display of Seat Matrix - Second Extended Round

July 31, 2019


Option Entry

July 31 to August 3, 2019


Seat Allotment

August 5, 2019


Payment of Fees and Downloading of Admission Order

August 6 to 16, 2019


Last date to report at allotted institutes

August 16, 2019

19Special Round (for vacant seats) Display of Seat MatrixAugust 16, 2019 (after 5:30 PM)
20Special Round (for vacant seats) Fresh Option EntryAugust 16 to 20, 2019 (upto 11 AM)
21Announcement of Allotment for Special RoundAugust 21, 2019
22Confirmation of Allotment, Fee Payment and Downloading of Admission OrderAugust 21 to 22, 2019
23Final Date for Reporting to CollegeAugust 23, 2019 (before 5:30 PM)

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The counselling of KCET 2019 is conducted only for the qualified candidates of the entrance exam. KCET 2019 seat allotment is the outcome of counselling conducted by authorities.

Option Entry by Candidates

  • The authorities had initiated the facility of option entry by candidates after the receipt of seat matrix from the Government. All the details pertaining to college, course and category of candidates for seat allotment published on the website.

  • Only eligible candidates are considered for entry of options. Such candidates had to enter the course and college in the order of their preference from the available seats that was displayed during option entry. There was no limit for entry of options. Therefore, candidates were advised to enter maximum options. Candidates were free to change the options as many times they wished to, before the last date and time specified by the authorities.

  • After entry of options, candidates had to click on submit button.

  • The seat allotment is done on the frozen options. Candidates must take a print out of the option entered by them in each round after the last date and time.

  • Option modification will be open in every round.

KCET Mock Allotment 2019

  • Based on the options filled by candidates, the authorities had released the mock allotment for KCET 2019. KCET 2019 mock allotment was indicative of the seats which candidates may or may not get at the time of actual allotment. This also helped candidates to view the details of seat allotted as per their preference.

  • Because of KCET mock allotment 2019, candidates could revise, update, add or delete the options already entered.

  • However, it was to be noted that mock allotment was only indicative; candidates were not required to report to the colleges allotted. But, candidates could login into their account to update, add or delete the options till the last date and time for option entry.

KCET Seat Allotment 2019 Procedure

The seat allotment is organised in three different rounds along with a special round and each round consists of three phases and each phase has a number of iterations.

First Phase of Seat Allotment

  • The seats in KCET 2019 has been allotted in the order of merit and on the basis of priority of options filled by candidates, keeping the reservation policy of the Government in consideration.

  • Firstly, seats are allotted to Special Category candidates under Physically Disabled, NCC and Sports categories.

  • Following it, the seats are given to General Merit category candidates. All candidates belonging to reserved categories are allotted seats first as per their merit and options filled.

Second Phase of Seat Allotment

  • After seat allotment in the first phase is over, the vacant seats are allotted to candidates in this round under all the Rural and Kannada medium quota of the reserved categories. However, these seats were converted to General before the commencement of the second phase.

  • In this phase of seat allotment, only reserved category candidates were considered and General Merit (GM) candidates were notconsidered.

Second Extended Phase of Seat Allotment

  • The unfilled seats have been allotted to candidates under various reserved General categories such as SCG, STG, 1G, 2AG, 2BG, 3AG, 3BG, GMR and GMK, along with vacant special category seats if any. These seats were converted to the General Merit category and offered to GM candidates along with all other reserved category candidates.

An additional special round was conducted by KEA for admissions into the vacant seats. Allotment result for the special round has been announced on August 21, 2019.

What after Seat Allotment?

As soon as the entire iteration procedure of all the disciplines in three phases will be complete, the authorities will release the final list which will be considered as the first round. Candidates are advised to note the seats allotted to them in the first round and practice any of the four choices as per their convenience.

The four choices available with candidates will be as follows:

Choice 1

If a candidate is satisfied with the allotted seat and is willing to report to the institute allotted then he/ she will have to pay the tuition fee either through online or challan. Such a candidate will have to download the admission order and report to the college. They will also be required to report to KEA authorities regarding joining the college.

Implication: Candidates making this choice will not be eligible to participate in subsequent rounds.

Note: Before making this choice, candidates are advised to make sure that he or she will not be able to come back to the option entry process in KCET 2019.

Choice 2

In case, a candidate is satisfied with the seat allotted but still wants to participate in the next round.

Implication: Such candidates will be eligible to participate in subsequent rounds by keeping the allotted seat on hold. However, if a seat in the higher options gets allotted to candidates, the earlier allotted seat will be cancelled.

Note: The fresh options for choice filling will be allowed only if a new college or course will be added in the seat matrix after the first round of allotment.

Choice 3

If a candidate is not satisfied with the seat allotted but wishes to participate in the next round with all the already entered options.

Implication: These candidates will be eligible to participate in the subsequent rounds by rejecting the seat allotted.

Note: In this case, the chances of getting lower order options will be subject to availability of seats.

Choice 4

In case, a candidate is not satisfied with the seat allotted and wants to quit from the admission procedure.

Implication: Such candidates will not be eligible to participate in next rounds of seat allotment and the allotted seat will not be put on hold, rather it will be cancelled.

First round of seat allotment

The seat allotment for round 1 was done on the merit or rank of the candidate and also on the priority of options entered by them.

Second round of seat allotment

All the unfilled/ surrendered/ forfeited/ cancelled/ newly added seats were offered as casual vacancies in this round of seat allotment. Candidates who entered choice 2 and 3 are eligible to participate in this round. The allotment of seats was done on the same grounds as in the previous round.

Second extended round

In this round, seats have been allotted to candidates on the same basis as in previous rounds. Candidates participating in this round suggest that they are looking for a better seat than the seat allotted in earlier rounds.

Cancellation of Seats

  • If a candidate with an allotted seat in first or second round wishes to surrender or cancel the seat before the last date of option entry for second extended round, then Rs 5000 will be deducted as processing fee and the remaining fee will be refunded.

  • If a candidate has been allotted seat in first or second round and he or she has not reported to the college, surrenders the seat after second extended round completion, the entire fee will be forfeited.

  • If a candidate surrenders the seat allotted in the second extended round, the complete fee will be forfeited.

  • If a candidate does not return the original admission order, bank challan, green card and verification slip, he/ she will not be allowed to surrender or cancel the seat.

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