CCMN 2018 Centralized Counselling for Admission to M. Sc. and M. Sc. (Tech.) programme at 20 Participating Institutes (PIs) of CCMN 2018 [18 National Institute of Technology & 02 Centrally Funded Technical Institutes] will be through a process of Centralized Counselling. CCMN 2018 being organized by National Institute of Technology, Rourkela. Candidates will only be permitted to apply for the programme in which they have the valid IIT-JAM 2018 Score. The merit list of the registered candidates will solely based on JAM 2018 score. However, in addition to the valid JAM 2018 score, the candidates need to satisfy the common eligibility criteria for counselling.

Latest: Important schedules for CCNM Centralized Counselling 2018 has been revised. Scroll down to check the same.

CCMN 2018

All candidates wishing to take admission at NITs for any M.Sc Programmes should go through the Centralized Counselling procedure followed at CCMN 2018, organized by National Institute of Technology, Rourkela. Candidates can check the complete information regarding CCMN 2018 Centralized Counselling for NIT & CFTIs through this page below.

 Schedule for CCMN Centralized Counselling 2018 is given below.

Activities Dates (Revised)
Availability of Online Application for
Registration (for qualified JAM only)
26 Apr 2018
Start date for payment of Registration
Fee (ICICI Bank eazypay)
27 Apr 2018
Star date for choice filling 30 Apr 2018
Last date of Online Registration 23 May 2018
End date for payment of Registration
Fee (ICICI Bank eazypay)
24 May 2018
Closing date of online choice filling 01 Jun 2018
Automatic locking of choices 01 Jun 2018
Re-upload of Defective Documents 02 to 04 Jun 2018
1st Round- Allotment Results 08 Jun 2018
Counselling Participation Fee( CPF) Payment (ICICI Bank eazypay) 08 to 13 Jun 2018
Freeze of Float Option 08 to 13 Jun 2018
2nd Round- Allotment Results 19 Jun 2018
Counselling Participation Fee( CPF) Payment (ICICI Bank eazypay) 19 to 25 Jun 2018
Freeze of Float Option 19 to 25 Jun 2018
Surrender of Allotment 28 Jun to 08 Jul 2018
3rd Round – Allotment Results 09 Jul 2018
Counselling Confirmation Fee (CCF) Payment for Round1 and Round 2 CPF paid candidates
(ICICI Bank eazypay)
09 to 13 Jul 2018
Counselling Participation Fee (CPF) & Counselling Confirmation Fee (CCF) Payment for Round 3 candidates
(ICICI Bank eazypay)
09 to 13 Jul 2018
Freeze or Float Option 09 to 13 Jul 2018
Upgradation Round – Allotment Results 16 Jul 2018
Final Vacancy Declaration (for NSR) 16 Jul 2018
Physical reporting with Provisional Admission Letter (PAL) 16 to 31 Jul 2018
NSR Registration
(for qualified JAM candidates only)
17 Jul 2018
Start date for payment of NSR Registration Fee and Counselling Participation Fee (CPF)
(ICICI Bank eazypay)
18 Jul 2018
Start date for NSR Choice Filling 19 Jul 2018
Last date of Online NSR Registration 20 Jul 2018
Last date for payment of NSR Registration Fee
(ICICI Bank eazypay)
21 Jul 2018
Last date for NSR Choice Filling 22 Jul 2018
Automatic locking of NSR choices 22 Jul 2018
NSR – Allotment Results 24 Jul 2018
Physical reporting with Provisional Admission Letter (PAL) 25 to 31 Jul 2018

Eligibility Criteria

For a candidate to be eligible for M. Sc/M. Sc (Tech) programme:

  • Candidates must have a valid qualified JAM 2018 Score.
  • Candidates must possess a valid OBC-NCL certificate (dated on or after 01.04.2018), wherever applicable as prescribed by the standard format approved by the NCBC Commission, Govt. of India or an equivalent which is provided in the later part of this brochure.
  • Candidates must possess a valid SC/ST certificate (with Validity certificate, if necessary), wherever applicable as prescribed by the standard format approved by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment / Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Govt. of India or an equivalent which is provided in the later part of this brochure.
  • Candidates should possess a valid PwD certificate from a valid ‘Medical Board’ or an equivalent as per the standard format which is provided in the later part of this brochure.
  • Candidates must be eligible for age requirements which are considered valid as per their Birth certificate or as mentioned in the Class X certificate.
  • Candidates should possess a qualifying degree in the respective discipline or the relevant discipline as prescribed by the PI with 6.5 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) or 60% for Gen/OBC, whereas 6.0 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) or 55% for SC/ST/PwD. The above-mentioned CGPA/Percentage should be as awarded by the University/Institute.
    • The candidates from Institutes with an Aggregate system of evaluation must have obtained 60% or 6.5 CGPA (Gen/OBC) and 55% or 6.0 CGPA (SC/ST/ PwD) as aggregate marks.
    • The candidates from Institutes with Honours system of evaluation must have obtained 60% or 6.5 CGPA (Gen/OBC) and 55% or 6.0 CGPA (SC/ST/ PwD) in Honours. In this system of evaluation, the aggregate marks will not be considered.

Candidates are required to ensure that they fulfill all such requirements before filling and applying for such programmes as their choices. Candidate will be solely responsible for checking these requirements; CCMN 2018 will not entertain any claims arising out of failure on part of the candidate applying without ensuring compliance of their eligibility requirements to a certain programme or as a whole.

Surrender Procedure

Surrendering of allotment is a student choice and will be honoured by CCMN 2018. A proper and timely surrender of allotment will create an additional vacancy for another deserving candidate.

If a candidate wishes to surrender the allotment, the candidate should do it ONLINE and need NOT report to any PI.

A student can surrender an allotment during the stipulated dates mentioned in the “Key Dates” column in the website or mention in the later part of this brochure.

Step 1:

In Candidate’s Corner section, log in with PID as login id and password. Verify the current and all previous round of allotment with displayed page. If any discrepancy is observed, immediately contact CCMN 2018 team.

Step 2:

  1. Fill the displayed text box with the valid reason for surrendering seat (or) choose the appropriate reason for surrendering the seat from the drop-down list.
  2. Click the surrender button to exercise the surrender option. Exercise this option carefully, as it is not possible to reverse the action, once the surrender button is executed.
  3. The system will then prompt for entering the “OTP” sent to the registered mobile number furnished by the candidate during the registration process.
  4. In case “OTP” is not received for more than 5 minutes, kindly click on the regenerate “OTP”.
  5. If you still fail to receive the “OTP” to your registered mobile number due to network errors, you will receive a “verification code” similar to “OTP” to your registered email id.

NOTE: A candidate should furnish a valid mobile number and email id at the time of registration and make sure this remains active through the process of CCMN counselling, as this will be the only way of communication from CCMN 2018. If there is any issue with the registered mobile number or email id contact CCMN 2018 well in advance with proper proofs to resolve the issue.

Step 3:

Once the “OTP/Verification Code” is successfully verified and the surrender option is executed, the candidate will be out of the allotment loop. The system will prompt a message: “Surrender is Successful”.

Step 4:

  1. Kindly print the “Surrender Letter” with all relevant details pertaining to your personal/academic details, allotment, the reason for surrendering, refund details and the bank account details to which the refund is initiated.
  2. The refund will be sent to the bank account details printed on the “Surrender Letter” which was provided by the candidate at the time of registration.
  3. The refund of CPF will be settled to the candidate after deduction of Rs. 1000/- as processing charges after the Final round is complete.

Refund Procedure

  • Registration Fee (RF):
    • Non-refundable at all stages throughout the counselling process.
  • Counselling Participation Fee (CPF):
    • Non-refundable at all stages except for a valid surrender received at CCMN 2018 within the “Surrender dates”. This refund will be after deduction of Rs. 1000/- as processing charges.
  • The refund amount will be settled to the bank details provided at the time of registration.
  • If a candidate cancels the allotment after generating PAL (Provisional Admission Letter) and/or after taking final admission at the allotted institute, the paid CPF is forfeited in full.
  1. Candidates with valid JAM 2018 score will be eligible to participate in Centralized Counselling for admission into M. Sc. and M. Sc. (Tech.) programme at 20 Participating Institutes (PIs) of CCMN 2018  [18 National Institute of Technology & 02 Centrally Funded Technical Institutes].
  2. Candidates will only be permitted to apply for the programme in which they have the valid JAM 2018 Score.
  3. The merit list of the registered candidates is solely based on JAM 2018 score.
  4. However, in addition to the valid JAM 2018 score the candidates need to satisfy the common eligibility criteria for counselling, which are as follows:
    • Candidates from Institutes with an Aggregate system of evaluation must have obtained 60% or 6.5 CGPA (GEN/OBC) and 55% or 6.0 CGPA (SC/ST/PH) as aggregate marks.
    • Candidates from Institutes with Honours system of evaluation must have obtained 60% or 6.5 CGPA (GEN/OBC) and 55% or 6.0 CGPA (SC/ST/PH) in Honours. In this system of evaluation, the aggregate marks will not be considered.
    • Candidates applying to a specific PG programme should strictly possess the qualifying degree in the respective discipline or any discipline specified by the respective PIs which is published in CCMN 2018 website or the website or respective PIs.
    • Candidates not satisfying these criteria will be rejected for Counselling at CCMN 2018. Candidates, whose results are not published, may be accepted provisionally and needs to produce the results. In case, the candidate fails to produce the qualifying results maximum before the scheduled date, the candidature is canceled and all fees paid are forfeited with no claims arising at any moment.

List of Participating Institutes

CCMN 2018 is glad to announce the participation of 20 institutes (18 NITs and 2 CFTIs) for online counselling and admission to M. Sc/M. Sc (Tech) programmes and the list of participating Institutes (PI) is as follows:

NIT Agartala MNIT Jaipur NIT Silchar
MNNIT Allahabad NIT Jalandhar NIT Sikkim
NIT Arunanchal Pradesh NIT Jamshedpur NIT Srinagar, J&K
NIT Calicut NIT Manipur NIT Warangal
NIT Durgapur VNIT Nagpur SLIET Punjab
NIT Hamirpur NIT Rourkela IIEST Shibpur

Official Website: www.ccmn.in

For more details of CCMN – Download 2017’s Information Brochure.

Insofar, official details of CCMN 2018 have not been announced. Information on this page is as per last year brochure and for reference purpose only. As soon as National Institute of Technology, Rourkela releases CCMN 2018 information brochure, details will be updated here.

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