Kerala M.Tech Admission 2018
Surbhi Mehtani, 27 Jul 2018, #GATE

Kerala M.Tech Admission 2018 - Department of Technical Education (DTE), Kerala will conduct a spot admission round on August 9-10. Candidates who are listed in the revised Kerala M.Tech 2018 merit list to be published on August 7 will be eligible to participate in Spot Round. The second allotment result of Kerala M.Tech Admission 2018 was released on July 24; the first allotment was announced on July 13. Earlier the final merit list was relesed on July 7. The draft list was published on July 4. Those candidates who have qualified in GATE entrance exam could apply for Kerala M.Tech admission 2018 till June 21. Candidates were required to fill their personal, academic, qualifying exam and contact details in the application form carefully and submit it on or before the end specified date. However, it was important that candidates check the prescribed eligibility criteria of Kerala M.Tech admission before filling the application form. Candidates were also required to pay the requisite application fee after the submission of the application form. The authorities have released a rank list and on the basis of it is conducting counselling for the eligible candidates and seats are allotted to them on the basis of their GATE scores. The complete details related to Kerala M.Tech admission 2018 like eligibility, admission dates, counselling and seat allotment procedure etc. can be checked by candidates from the full article given below.

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A brief about Kerala M.Tech Admission 2018

  • Admission Name: Kerala M.Tech Admissions

  • Commonly known as: Kerala M.Tech

  • Type: PG Admission

  • Category: State Level

  • Conducting Body : Department of Technical Education, Kerala

Kerala M.Tech Admission Dates 2018


The admission dates of Kerala M.Tech 2018 will help candidates keep themselves updated with the exam events. Kerala M.Tech 2018 admission dates have been compiled in the table below for candidates reference.


Important Dates of Kerala M.Tech Admission 2018



Filling up of Online Application Form

June 1 to 21, 2018

Last date for filled application form to reach DTE

June 25, 2018 (4:00 pm)

Draft rank list publishing date

July 4, 2018

Final rank list publishing date

July 7, 2018

Seat Allotment for Phase I

July 13, 2018

Date of remittance of fee

up to July 18, 2018

Option Rearrangement

July 20 to 21, 2018

Seat Allotment for Phase II

July 24, 2018

Date of remittance of fee

July 25 to 26, 2018

Date of Joining

July 30 and 31, 2018

Date of receipt of non-join report in CET

August 1, 2018 (11:00 am)

Commencement of classes

August 1, 2018

Kerala M.Tech Counselling 2018


DTE is conducting the counselling of Kerala M.Tech 2018 admission to allot seats to candidates. The Kerala M.Tech admission 2018 counselling will have these points :

  • The counselling is being conducted in two rounds

  • Candidates are allotted seats based on their choices that they have filled at the time of application submission and their GATE scores.

  • In case, there are vacant seats left, non-GATE candidates from Kerala will be allotted seats.

  • If vacant seats are still left, such seats will be alloted to non-GATE candidates from other states.

  • Candidates who are allotted seats will have to download their provisional allotment letter and report to the college allotted.

  • The admission fee also has to be paid.

Kerala M.Tech Rank List 2018


A revised merit list of Kerala 2018 will be released on August 7 for shortlisting candidates for Spot Round, which is slated for August 9-10. The authorities have released the final rank list for Kerala M.Tech admission 2018 on July 7; the draft rank list was announced on July 4. Candidates were required to verify their branch/ marks/ category etc. in the draft rank list. This was important because after finalizing the rank list, any changes on these factors were not entertained by DTE under any circumstances.


Kerala M.Tech Cutoff 2018


The cutoff of Kerala M.Tech admission 2018 will be the minimum marks required by candidates for admission to various M.Tech programmes. Kerala M.Tech 2018 cutoff will be prepared on certain factors like number of seats, previous year cutoff trends, number of candidates applied and difficulty level of GATE exam.


Kerala M.Tech Spot Admission 2018

  • For vacant seats, a centralized spot admission will be conducted.

  • Candidates having their name in the rank list will be eligible to appear for spot admission.

  • Candidates selected through spot admission will have to join the respective institutions/ colleges on the date specified by paying the required admission fees.

  • In case, seats remains vacant, after the centralized spot admission, the respective institutions can conduct their own spot admission. A separate Rank list will be prepared for the same.

Kerala M.Tech Reservation Criteria 2018


DTE has defined certain rules for reserved categories for admission purpose. Candidates can check the reservation criteria for Kerala M.Tech admission 2018 below :

  • Out of the total seats, 5% will be reserved for candidates belonging to Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC).

  • For SC/ ST candidates, out of the total seats, 15% will be reserved for admission to Kerala M.Tech 2018.

  • Candidates belonging to SEBC (OBC) and OEC categories will have to produce a certificate that they belong to the community but do not belong to the Creamy Layer.

  • The reserved seats for each category will be distributed among the eligible communities by observing the pattern of general reservation rules of Kerala.

  • For physically handicapped candidates, 3% seats will be are reserved for admission.

Kerala M.Tech Admission Participating Institutes 2018


Candidates had to select their preferred college for admission at the time of Kerala M.Tech 2018 application form filling. Some of the participating colleges of Kerala M.Tech 2018 are listed below:


Kerala M.Tech Eligibility Criteria 2018


The eligibility criteria of Kerala M.Tech 2018 admission are the set of defined parameters which candidates had to fulfil before filling the application form. Following the eligibility criteria reduced the chances of application rejection by the authorities. Kerala M.Tech 2018 eligibility criteria has been provided below.

  • Candidates should be Indian.

  • Candidates should have graduated from an institution approved by  AICTE / Deemed Universities in India with minimum 60% aggregate marks in the qualifying exam (B.Tech). However, SC/ ST candidates need to pass in their respective B.Tech degrees. For SEBC (OBC) candidates, a minimum of 54% marks in aggregate in their B.Tech degree is mandatory.

  • Candidates who have passed AMIE / AMIETE exams and satisfying the following conditions, are eligible for admission:

  • A minimum of 55% marks are required for section B in AMIE/AMIETE exam.

  • Candidates who have appeared for the final semester exam can also apply, provided they have passed all the subjects upto including the 6th semester exams (8th semester for B.Arch candidates). However, the confirmation of admission of such candidates will be subject to the production of their qualifying degree –before the date stipulated by the affiliated University.

  • Candidates who have qualified GATE are eligible for admission.

  • In case of vacant seats, candidates from Kerala without valid GATE scores will be considered for admission. If seats still remain vacant, candidates from other states will be considered for admission.

  • They need to have valid GATE scores.

Kerala M.Tech Application Form 2018


The application form of Kerala M.Tech admission 2018 was available from June 1 to 21 in online mode. Candidates were required to fill their personal, academic, qualifying exam and communication details in Kerala M.Tech application form 2018.


How to Fill Kerala M.Tech Application Form 2018


Candidates had to follow the steps given below to fill the application form of Kerala M.Tech 2018. Since the application process is over, the candidates can check the steps for reference purposes:

  • Step 1 - Registration : Candidates will have to register themselves by providing their name, date of birth, valid email Id, valid mobile number and any other details if required.

  • Step 2 - Fill application form : Candidates will have to fill the application form of Kerala M.Tech 2018 by providing their personal, academic, qualifying exam and contact details. They will have to select the course and the college in which they are seeking admission into.

  • Step 3 - Payment of Application Fee : After providing all the necessary details, candidates will have to pay the application fee by challan. Candidates will have to download the system generated challan and take its printout. The application fee has to be submitted at any specified branch of State Bank of Travancore, along with the print out of the challan.

  • Step 4 - Submission of application form : Candidates will have to take a print out of the filled application form and send it to the address given below along with self attested copies of the documents required. (provided below)

    The Principal,

    College of Engineering,

    Thiruvananthapuram - 695 016

Documents to be attached with filled Kerala M.Tech 2018 application form:

  • Certificates of the Engineering Degree and Mark Sheet of all semesters for B.Tech (8 semesters in case of B.Arch students).

  • Valid GATE score card.

  • Candidates applying under Non-Creamy Layer (NCL) and SEBC (OBC) quota will have to provide the relevant certificates as issued by the village officer.

  • SC/ ST category candidates will have to produce a Community Certificate issued by a Tahsildar.

  • For OEC category candidates, Community and Non Creamy Layer Certificate issued by an authorised Tahsildar/ Village Officer will be required.

  •  For remittance of application fee, counterfoil of the SBT Challan has to be attached.

  • Candidates with a physical disability will have to submit relevant medical or any other documents (if applicable).

  • Candidates not having GATE scores will have to produce Nativity Certificate.

Candidates must make sure that the Nativity Certificate:

  • Must be issued by a Village Officer.

  • Must have the same place of birth in Kerala mentioned in it as is registered in the Secondary school Leaving Certificate

  • Must be a birth certificate which has been issued by a competent authority (Panchayat/ Muncipality/ Corporation) clearly mentioning the candidate’s place of birth in Kerala

  • Must be an authentic copy of a relevant page of the candidate’s passport showing place of birth in Kerala.

Kerala M.Tech Application Fee


The application fee for Kerala M.Tech admission 2018 was Rs 500 for General category candidates and Rs 100 for SC/ ST candidates.


Kerala M.Tech Admission Contact Details

DTE Kerala

Padmavilasom Street, FORT P.O        


Kerala India Pin 695023


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