Kerala KEAM 2020 Counselling – CEE Kerala will conduct KEAM counselling for admission in UG engineering, medical and architecture courses based on marks of KEAM 2020 entrance exam, NEET and NATA scores respectively. After the declaration of KEAM rank list, to take part in KEAM counselling the students have to register for selecting options of course and colleges. Based on the ranks of the candidates in KEAM rank list, choices and reservation of seats, admission shall be made. The candidates allotted setas are issued an allotment memo. For more details on Kerala KEAM 2020 Counselling read below.
Kerala KEAM 2020 Counselling
KEAM counselling, otherwise known as, KEAM centralized seat allotment process (CAP), is a Single Window System (SWS) to give allotments to the various courses and colleges under the engineering/ architecture/
pharmacy/medical streams in the state of Kerala. You can check the dates for KEAM 2020 Cpunselling from the table below:
|KEAM 2020 Counselling||Dates|
|Start of registration||2nd week of Jun 2020|
|Trial allotment||2nd week of Jun 2020|
|Closing of option registration||2nd week of Jun 2020|
|First allotment||3rd week of Jun 2020|
|Paying of fee after first allotment||3rd to 4th week of Jun 2020|
Reservation in seats in KEAM 2020 Counselling participating colleges
Government seats for each course in Govt./Aided/Kerala Agricultural University/Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences University/Kerala University of Fisheries & Ocean Studies Colleges is distributed as per the mandatory reservation principle and as modified from time to time. You can check the mandatory reservation for categories, as per last year, from the table below:
|A||State Merit (SM)||60%|
|B||Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC)||30%|
|c||Other Backward Hindu (BH)||3%|
|d||Latin Catholic and Anglo Indian (LA)||3%|
|e||Dheevara and related communities (DV)||2%|
|f||Viswakarma and related communities (VK)||2%|
|g||Kusavan and related communities (KN)||1%|
|h||Other Backward Christian (BX)||1%|
|C||Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes||10%|
|a||Scheduled Castes (SC)||8%|
|b||Scheduled Tribes (ST)||2%|
Eligibility for Kerala KEAM 2020 Counselling
The candidates can check below the eligibility to be able to take part in KEAM 2020 Counselling:
Name in KEAM rank list: Only those candidates included in the different Rank Lists prepared and published by the CEE for 2020 are eligible to register their options in the stream concerned.
Satisfaction of other eligibility: Candidates registering their options should satisfy all the eligibility
conditions with regard to
- Academic qualifications
Eligibility should be satisfied on the date of admission for various courses. Principal/Head of the Institution sre personally responsible for verification of eligibility condition as prescribed in the prospectus of KEAM 2020, when the candidate reports for admission.
Essentials for KEAM 2020 Counselling
The candidates must keep these things ready to complete KEAM 2020 counselling process:
Roll number: This is the six-digit Number allotted by CEE to the candidate which is given in the admit card of KEAM 2020.
Application number: This is the seven-digit number printed on the left top part of the confirmation page of the Online Application submitted by the candidate for KEAM 2020. This is also printed in the admit card issued by the CEE to the candidate.
Password: The Password to be used is same as the one created and used during the online application submission stage.
Important terms in KEAM 2020 Counselling and their meaning:
Registering Options: It means selecting the choice of the college and the course for admission and registering them.
Rearranging options: After the registration of options the candidates can rearrange their options in order of priority as many times they want before the deadline for the same ends.
Trial allotment: CEE conducts trial allotment before the option registration closes to give an idea about the chances of getting allotment to a course and college based on options and rank of the candidate. But this do not guarantee anything.
Allotment memo: The candidates who are allotted seats can check an allotment memo issued to them under their login. It as the allotment details and course fee to be paid in the postoffice designated by CEE.
Kerala KEAM 2020 Centralised Allotment Process (CAP) – Flow of process
Here is a brief overview of how the CAP works:
How to register option in KEAM 2020 Counselling
Below are the steps to register option in KEAM 2020 CAP:
Step 1: After declaration of the KEAM rank list, click on the direct link available on this page for option registration.
Step 2: The login window of the studenst open. Here enter the KEAM 2020 application number and password, shown in the image below:
Step 3: Under the login you can check the ‘Option Registration Page’ link. Click on it.
Step 4: A list of Course-College combinations available for allotments through the CAP is displayed on the Option Registration page of the candidate based on the stream(s) the candidate is eligible for.
Step 5: By entering the option number for a course-college combination the candidate can fix their preference numbers for the course-college combinations displayed. Here all the eligible options of the candidate is displayed course-wise and the candidate is expected to enter their preference number for a particular combination. Save the options.
Step 6: Once the candidate completes the option entry, they can view their options by clicking on the link provided. An option list is generated and the candidate can take a printout of the same and keep it for future reference.
Step 7: Once the candidate is satisfied with the options registered, they may ‘Log off’ the system by clicking on “logout” link. The process of ‘Registration of Options’ is complete when the candidate logs off. This action is compulsory for preventing the misuse of his/her Option Registration Page by strangers.
Rearranging option priority:
A candidate may change his/her option priority any number of times within the time schedule permitted. The priority of options registered at the time of closing of the facility for registering options alone will be considered for processing.
Reporting the colleges for admission
After the remitence of the fee in the postoffices as per the allotment memo, the candidates have to report the college allotted for admisison. From here it is the reponsibility of the candidates and the collge to complete the admission process.
In the college, for admission, the students have to carry the below gicen documents in 2 sets – original and photocopy. The documents are:
- Certificate to prove date of birth.
- Transfer Certificate from the Institution last attended and Conduct Certificate.
- Original mark list of the qualifying examination (Higher Secondary or equivalent)
- Pass certificate of the qualifying examination (if issued).
- Eligibility certificate from any University in Kerala, in the case of candidates who have passed a qualifying examination other than Higher Secondary Examination/Vocational Higher
- Secondary Examination conducted by Government of Kerala or the examination conducted by CBSE and CISCE.
- Migration Certificate, if applicable.
- Physical Fitness Certificate
- Receipt of fee remitted.
- Data sheet of KEAM 2020
- Admit card of NEET-UG-2020 (if applicable)
- Allotment Memo issued by the CEE.
- Any other documents required in the allotment Memo/Notification.
- Originals of all the documents and certificates uploaded with the online KEAM application.
- Fee/balance fee of the course should be paid at the time of admission.
Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE)
The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE) conducts various entrance examinations and/or allotment process for admission to professional courses every year: The allotments are made through a Single Window System of the Centralized Allotment Process (CAP). CEE conducts KEAM for admisison in engineering, architecture, medical, pharmacy and agriculture courses. KEAM entrance exam is held for admisison in engineering and pahramacy courses only. However for all other courses the admisison is based on their respective national level exam.
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