THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The first phase of the engineering/medical allotment this year will begin at 10 a.m. on July 5 when candidates can start registering course-college options on the web site ‘cee.kerala.gov.in/keam.
A press note issued here said the list of 20 Option Facilitation Centres and more than 150 Help Desks (HD) across the State where candidates can access the Internet to register these options will be available on the web site www.cee-kerala.org late on Friday morning.
About 80 branches of the State Bank of Travancore, 15 of the Punjab National Bank, two of Union Bank and more than 60 applied arts and science colleges of the IHRD would act as HDs.
In addition to government and aided engineering and medical colleges and colleges under the KAU, the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations will make allotments to 39 private self-financing engineering colleges, six private self-financing medical colleges, 16 dental colleges, 10 ayurveda colleges, one Sidha college and 23 nursing colleges in this category.
Allotments would also be made to self-financing engineering colleges under the government; those under the IHRD, LBS, CAPE and CCE, self-financing colleges under the Kerala, MG and Calicut universities, the Sree Chithira Tirunal College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram, Cooperative Medical College, Kochi (CMC), the Academy of Medical Sciecnes, Pariyaram, (KNM) and to the Pariyaram Dental College (KND).
Even though options would be accepted for medical/dental colleges that are yet to get annual approval from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, such colleges would be included in the allotment only after they get this approval.
The fee for the 50 per cent merit seats in engineering courses in government/university-controlled self-financing colleges would be Rs.6,200 while the fee for the 35 per cent management seats would be Rs.65,000. At the SCT College of Engineering, Pappanamcode, too, this would be the fee structure. In this college, the CEE would make allotments to 25 per cent of the seats in the management quota.
After two trial allotments, the first round of allotments would be held on the evening of July 17. (see table given below).
All details relating to the allotment would also be made available on the CEE’s web site, the press note added.