Kerala M.Tech Counselling 2018
Samiksha Jain, 02 Aug 2018, #GATE

Kerala M.Tech Counselling 2018 - A spot round of Kerala M.Tech admission 2018 will be conducted from August 9-10. The spot admission will be conducted rank-wise in different date and time-slots. The authorities will release a revised rank list of Kerala M.Tech 2018 on August 7 for the spot round. The seat allotment of Kerala M.Tech for Round II was announced on July 24; the seat allotment for Round I was released on July 13. Application forms for participation in Kerala 2018 counselling is now closed. After completing the application process, candidates needed to take a printout of the form and send it along with essential documents to the Principal, College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram. DTE Kerala has released the final rank list on July 7.

Based on the rank and preference candidates will be called to participate in Kerala M.Tech counselling 2018. GATE qualified candidates only will be considered for seat allotment of Kerala M.Tech 2018, other than sponsored candidates. The counselling of Kerala M.Tech 2018 includes steps like submission of application form, checking merit/rank list, reporting to the institute for seat allotment and document verification. However if any seats remain vacant and there are no more valid GATE candidates, such seats will be offered to non-GATE candidates belonging to Kerala. Candidates applying for Kerala M.Tech admission must check and meet the eligibility criteria. To know the complete procedure of Kerala M.Tech counselling and seat allotment 2018, read full article. 


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Kerala M.Tech Counselling 2018 - Important Dates





Commencement of application process

June 1, 2018


Last date to fill application form

June 21, 2018 (extended from June 16)


Last date for receipt of printed application form in CET

June 25, 2018 ( 4 pm)


Release of first draft of rank list

June 4, 2018


Release of final rank list

July 7, 2018


Seat allotment - Phase I 

July 13, 2018


Remittance of fees

July 16 to 18, 2018


Re-arrangement of option

July 20 and 21, 2018


Seat Allotment  - Phase II

July 24, 2018


Remittance of fees 

July 25 and 26, 2018


Joining Date

July 30 and 31, 2018


Date of receipt of non-join report in CET

August 1, 2018 


Publication of Revised Rank List for Spot Round 

August 7, 2018


Spot Admission Round

August 9-10, 2018

Kerala M.Tech 2018 Counselling Procedure


The application process for Kerala M.Tech admission 2018 commences on June 1. Candidates who wants to participate in counselling of Kerala M.Tech 2018 have to follow given below steps:

  • Submit the application form

  • Payment of counselling fee
  • Check the merit list of Kerala M.Tech 2018

  • Participate in counselling and seat allotment procedure of Kerala M.Tech admission 2018

  • Document Verification

The above mentioned steps of Kerala M.Tech 2018 counselling are explained in detailed below:


Steps to Follow for Kerala M.Tech Counselling 2018


Step-1 Filling and submitting of application form

DTE Kerala released the application form in online mode on June 1. Candidates needed to fill their personal, academic, qualifying exam and communication details in Kerala M.Tech application form 2018 and submit it by June 16. While filling the application form candidates needed to make sure that they fill their choices in order of their preference. Also, along with the application form candidates need to pay the fees which will be transferred to the College where the candidate will be allotted seat. The candidate next needs to take a printout of the completed Kerala M.Tech 2018 application form and send it along with self-attested copies of relevant documents to the followinng address:


The Principal,
College of Engineering,
Thiruvananthapuram-695 016.


The last date for receipt of printed application form was June 19.


Step-2 Submission of Application Fee

After online submission of the application, the application fee of Rs. 500 (Rs. 100 in case of SC/ST candidates) have to be remitted in any SBI branch.


Step-3 Check Merit/Rank List


The Kerala M.Tech 2018 merit list will be prepared based on the GATE scores. A darft list will be released first, which will be followed by a final rank list. Once the rank list of Kerala M.Tech is prepared, candidates need to check their names and ranks in it and download it in PDF format.


Step-4 Counselling and seat allotment procedure

  • Candidates are invited for Kerala M.Tech 2018 counselling based on the rank allotted in merit list.

  • The counselling of Kerala M.Tech 2018 is held in two rounds. A spot round will be held only if there are vacant seats left. The schedule for spot round will be announced later.

  • During the counselling procedure, seat allotment of Kerala M.Tech 2018 is done.

Spot Round Admission

A centralized spot round will be held for vacant seats on August 9-10. All candidates listed in rank list are eligible to participate in the spot round.


Venue of Spot Round: Diamond Jubilee Hall, College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram


If there are vacant seats left even after the spot round, such seats will be filled through spot rounds conducted by respective participating institutes. 


Step 5- Document Verification

Mentioned below are the documents that candidates need to produce at the time of verification

  • GATE admit card

  • GATE score card

  • Class XII marksheet and passing certificate

  • Class X marksheet and passing certificate

  • B.Tech/ B.E. marksheet

  • Category certificate (if applicable)

  • Medical certificate (in case of PwD candidates)

  • Domicile certificate (in case of Kerala candidates)

Procedure of Fee Refunding

FEE will be refunded only to those candidates who will leave the college on cancellation of admission on or before closing date of admission. The refund of fee will only take place after the closing of admission for the year. Candidates will not paid any interest.


Kerala M.Tech Participating Institutes 2018

Mentioned below are participating institutes where candidates will be offered admission into various postgraduate programmes.

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