Apply online on www.dtekerala.gov.in or www.cet.ac.in till May 31 for admission to all seats in M.Tech. programmes in government and government-aided engineering colleges and half the seats in self-financing colleges in the state.
After submitting the application, pay the application fee of Rs. 500 (Rs. 100 for those belonging to the Scheduled Castes or the Scheduled Tribes) at any specified branch of the State Bank of Travancore. The challan issued by the bank and a printout of the online application, along with copies of the required documents, should reach the Principal, College of Engineering, Sreekaryam, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 016 on or before June 7.
Applicants should be Indian citizens with an engineering degree with minimum 60 per cent aggregate marks. Those belonging to the Scheduled Castes or the Scheduled Tribes require only pass marks. Selection is based on the score in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE). If a sufficient number of applicants with the score are unavailable, Keralite applicants without it will be considered for admission, using the aggregate marks till the sixth semester of the B.Tech. course. The rank list will be published on the two websites.
The first seat allotment will be made on June 22 and the fee will have to be paid between June 23 and 27. The second allotment will be made on July 4 and the fee will have to be paid from July 5 to 7. The third allotment is on July 13.
In government and government-aided engineering colleges, the admission fee is Rs. 150, special fee, Rs. 2,850, tuition fee, Rs. 4,500 a semester, and caution deposit, Rs. 1,500.
A scholarship of Rs. 8,000 a month will be paid to the students with a GATE score who join the course.
Apply online on www.polyadmission.org till June 2 for admission to diploma courses in 49 government and government-aided polytechnic colleges and six self-financing colleges in the State. The admission is conducted district-wise, and only one application is required for admission to all colleges in one district.
Applicants can mark their options in their order of preference on the online form. On submission of the applications online, they will get an application number. The printout of the application should be submitted, along with the required documents, to any polytechnic college, which will issue a registration number. The application fee should be paid to the Principal of that college. The fee is Rs. 100 for each district (Rs.50 for those belonging to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes) you apply for. So if a candidate applies for two districts, the fee will be Rs. 200.
Candidates can verify the status of their application form using their application number, registration number and date of birth on www.polyadmission.org. Complaints, if any, should be brought to the notice of the Principal of the nodal polytechnic in a district, who will be the district coordinator of the single-window system for polytechnic admission.
The provisional rank list for each district shall be published on the website on June 6. The trial allotment will be made that day. The last date for submitting appeals and revised options is June 8. The final rank list and select list will be published on June 12. Admissions start on June 13. There are 11,075 seats in government and government-aided polytechnic colleges. The fee is Rs. 600 a semester.
M.Ed. entrance test
The University of Calicut has invited applications for an entrance test to be held on July 15 for admission to the M.Ed. course conducted by its Department of Education and government-aided and -unaided training colleges. Those with a B.Ed. degree with at least 55 per cent marks (relaxed by 5 per cent for applicants belonging to the Socially and Educationally Backward Class; only the pass mark is required for those belonging to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes) may apply. Apply online on www.universityofcalicut.info till May 21.