KEAM Seat Allotment 2019
Surbhi Mehtani, 03 Feb 2019, #KEAM
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KEAM Seat Allotment 2019 - CEE will conduct the seat allotment of KEAM 2019 through Centralized Allotment Process (CAP), a Single Window System (SWS). According to CAP, the seats will be allotted to candidates on the basis of their merit, choices filled during counselling and availability of seats. KEAM 2019 seat allotment is a system of seat allotments through online submission of options as officially described by the authorities of CEE. However, the authorities suggest that candidates should only register for those colleges and courses for which they are sure to join upon allotment. KEAM seat allotment 2019 for all candidates will be in three phases depending on the seats. In case the candidate fails to join the college and course allotted, then he or she will lose the KEAM allotment along with all the existing options in the course. It is to be noted that options once lost will not be available in the subsequent phases. Under KEAM seat allotment 2019, candidates will be allotted seats to Government/ Aided/ KAU/ KVASU/ KUFOS and Self Financing colleges. Candidates can check the complete KEAM 2019 seat allotment procedure from the full article given below.

LatestKEAM 2019 application form released on February 3; Exam to be conducted on April 22 and 23 

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Dates (Tentative)


Commencement of online registration and entry of choices

Fourth week of June 2019


Trial allotment of KEAM 2019

Fourth week of June 2019


Seat allotment for Phase 1

First week of July 2019


Fee payment for allotted candidates - Round 1

First week of July 2019


Commencement of Phase 2 

First week of July 2019


Seat Allotment for Phase 2

Second week of July 2019


Fee payment for allotted candidates - Round 2

Second week of July 2019


Commencement of online option confirmation for Phase 2 along with  rearrangement of higher options/ deletion of unwanted options and registration of fresh options

Third week of July 2019


Last date for online option confirmation and rearrangement/ deletion/ addition

Third week of July 2019


Seat Allotment for Phase 3

Third week of July 2019


Fee payment for allotted candidates - Round 3

Third to fourth week of July 2019


Online Choice Filling for Phase 4 (to fill vacant seats)

Fourth week of July 2019


Seat Allotment for Phase 4

Fourth week of July 2019

KEAM 2019 Seat Allotment Procedure

Registration: The process of seat allotment commences with registration. Candidates who will not register for KEAM 2019 counselling will not be allotted seats. Therefore, it is important that they register for KEAM counselling 2019 with all the details required including choice filling of colleges and courses in the order of priority. The choices once filled can be rearranged ‘n’ number of times within the time period given.

Trial allotment: The authorities of KEAM 2019 will first conduct a trial allotment before the last date of registration for candidates to have an idea about the possible colleges and courses they will get on allotment. However, it is to be noted that trial allotment will not guarantee an allotment in that respective college and course. 

Allotment schedule: Once the registration process is over, the allotment for all B.Tech programmes as offered by KEAM participating institutes 2019 will be announced on the website. Candidates will have to login to check their seat allotment details and if allotted will have to download their allotment memo in which the name of the college and course allotted will be mentioned. Candidates should take a print out of their allotment memo after downloading it.

Remittance of fee: Candidates will have to pay for the college and course allotted to them within the time given, otherwise they will lose their allotment along with all the existing options in the stream to which the seat allotment belongs. The fee payment can be made to CEE account in specified SBI branches as notified by the authorities or by online mode. A fee receipt will be issued by the bank or can be printed from the online payment page as token of allotment.

For those candidates who will not get any seat in first allotment and who will receive allotment in the second phase will have to remit the fee for the allotted course. In case the allotment is given in both first and second rounds and the latter is different from the former one, the difference in the fee for which is higher will have to paid by the candidate. The same amount will be mentioned in the allotment memo of the candidate.

Admission: Candidates who have been allotted seats and who have paid the fee should take admission to the college allotted. Those who will not take admission will lose their 

allotment along with the existing options in the course to which the allotment belongs. It is also important to know that options once lost will not be available in the subsequent phases. 

Online option confirmation for participating in subsequent phases of allotment: Candidates with valid options who are willing to participate in the second or further allotments will have to log in to their option registration page and confirm their options by clicking the ‘Confirm’ button available. Candidates can also delete their unwanted options or change the priority of existing options but only after the online option confirmation. This option of online confirmation will be mandatory for each allotment phase in order to participate in that particular phase of allotment. 

Last rank details: After each seat allotment, the last rank details of that particular allotment will be officially published. It is to be noted that the last rank given will be candidates’ rank and not their position in the category list.

Spot allotment: In case of vacant seats, the spot allotment will be done. Candidate having their names in the rank list will be eligible to attend the spot allotment. However, candidates who have obtained seats in a course in Government colleges on merit will not be eligible to participate in the spot allotment for that particular course.

A candidate admitted in Government merit seat in a Government Controlled Self Financing College will be allowed to participate in spot admission for a Government College for any course.

What after seat allotment?

For the purpose of admission, candidates will have to follow the steps given below after allotment of seats:

Reporting to the college: Candidates with seat allotment will be required to report to the institute concerned on the dates specified along with the documents mentioned below : 

  • KEAM 2019 Admit Card

  • Certificate to prove date of birth

  • Transfer Certificate from the Institute last attended and Conduct Certificate

  • Original mark list of the qualifying exam (Higher Secondary or equivalent)

  • Passing certificate of the qualifying examination (if issued)

  • Eligibility certificate from any University in Kerala, in case of candidates who have passed  the qualifying examination other than Higher Secondary Examination/ Vocational Higher Secondary Examination as conducted by Government of Kerala or the exam conducted by CBSE and CISCE. 

  • Migration Certificate (if applicable) 

  • Physical Fitness Certificate in the relevant format

  • Fee receipt remitted

  • KEAM 2019 date sheet 

  • Allotment memo as issued by CEE 

  • Any other documents required by the Head of Institution

Note - The course fee as prescribed by the University concerned will have to be paid by the candidate at the time of admission.

Documents verification: The head of the college or institute concerned will check all the documents of the candidates and will be solely responsible for its verification and satisfaction.

Higher Options cancellation after joining a College: Candidates who will join their college on specified dates can cancel their remaining options fully or partially or change the priority of their remaining options before the dates given.

Seat allotment protocol in Government/ Aided/ KAU/ KVASU/ KUFOS Colleges:

According to this, the allotments will be first offered to candidates under State Merit (SM) quota having eligible reservation benefits as per mandatory reservation. Only after all the ‘State Merit’ vacancies will be over, the seats will be offered to candidates eligible reservation quotas under mandatory reservation. 

Allotment in Government/ Aided/ KAU/ KVASU/ KUFOS Colleges with multiple Claims under Mandatory Quota:

Candidates included in the rank lists will be eligible for allotment under State Merit (SM) or other reservation quotas under Mandatory Reservation. In this case, a candidate may have the benefit of SEBC reservation (EZ/MU/BH/ LA/DV/VK/KN/BX/KU) or Scheduled Caste (SC) or Scheduled Tribe (ST) claim. The seats will be given to candidates on the hierarchy of quotas. The hierarchy in order will be as follows: 1) State merit list candidates 2) Candidate without SEBC/ SC/ ST reservation benefit.

Special Reservations Allotment: 

The Persons with Disabilities will be eligible for Special Reservations. Such allotments will be made only in the colleges where the seats have been identified. 

Seat allotment protocol in Self-financing Colleges

The allotment in Self-financing colleges will be college or institute wise. 

Note - If a candidate is directed to appear for a personal counselling at any stage of allotment and he or she is not able to attend the process due to genuine issues, then the parent/ guardian or any authorized person of the candidate can act as a proxy upon production of authorization letter.

KEAM 2018 Last Ranks


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Trial allotment

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Round 1

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Round 2

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Round 3

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Round 4 (for vacant seats)

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Previous year schedule for Joining Engineering Colleges


9.30 am


July 11, 2018

1) Electronics & Communication (EC) 

2) Production Engineering (PE) 

3) Bio-Medical Engineering (BM) 

4) B.Tech Food Engineering & Technology (FE) 

5) B.Tech Agricultural Engineering (AG) 6) B.Tech Dairy Technology (DS)

1) Applied Electronics (AE) 2) Chemical Engineering (CH) 

3) Polymer Engineering (PO) 

4) Electronics & Instrumentation (EI) 

5) Electronics & Bio Medical Engineering (EB) 

6) Automobile Engineering (AU)

July 12, 2018

1) Civil Engineering (CE) 

2) Naval Architecture & Ship Building (SB) 

3) Food Technology (FT) 

4) Architecture (AR)

5) Bio-Technology and Biochemical Engineering

1) Computer Science & Engineering (CS) 

2) Information Technology (IT) 

3) Aeronautical Engineering (AO) 

4) Industrial Engineering (IE) 5) Food Science & Technology

July 13, 2018

1) Mechanical Engineering (ME) 

2) Mechanical Production Engineering (MP) 

3) Bio-Technology (BT) 

4) Safety & Fire Engineering (FS) 

5) Mechanical Automobile (MA)

1) Electrical & Electronics (EE) 

2) Instrumentation & Control Engineering(IC) 

3) Printing Technology (PT) 4) Mechatronics (MR) 

5) Metallurgy (MT) 

6) Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

July 14, 2018

Candidates who will not be able to take admission on the above dates shall report for admission on this date

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