Kerala Polytechnic 2018 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria

Kerala Polytechnic 2018 Admission is conducted to seek meritorious candidates for induction into six-semester Diploma courses provided at the Polytechnic colleges, under the guidance of the Department of Technical Education, Kerala. The candidates are awarded fresh grades from the earlier performance records and ranked according to the merit based on the calculated grades. The programmes for the candidates are available in two different streams namely, Diploma in Engineering/Technology and Diploma in Commercial Practice/Management.

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The seat pattern is divided into, merit seats, merit seats with higher fees, management seats, and management seats in self-financing programs. The merit seats are available in all the Government/Aided Polytechnic Colleges. The candidates are admitted into various Polytechnic colleges following the Centralized Allotment Process system(or the CAP system). Candidates can apply to any number of districts and institutes and have to pay the fee accordingly.

Kerala Polytechnic 2018 Entrance Exam Dates:

Find below all details about the Kerala Polytechnic 2018 Exam Date, Application Form Dates, Admission Start Date, Admission Close Date, etc.

  • Online application form submission date: June 2018
  • The last date to submit online application form:  June 2018
  • Closing date of registration form at polytechnic colleges:  June 2018
  • Provisional rank list Release date:  June 2018
  • Closing date for appeal & submission of revised options- June 2018
  • Final rank list & selection list Release date:  June 2018
  • Admission date: July 2018
  • Final counseling & admission (direct) at nodal polytechnic college- July 2018
  • classes of 1st-semester start date:  July 2018
  • Date of 2nd counseling & admission: July 2018
  • Admissions Closing date:  July 2018

Kerala Polytechnic 2018 Application Form:

Kerala Polytechnic 2018-19 Application Forms are available online at in the first week of June 2018 (tentatively). The submission of online applications and personal submission of applications at the respective colleges in different districts must be completed within the given deadline (third week of June, until 4:00PM). The candidate is required to click the “online submission” link and proceed to give correct details in the application form. The options of colleges and institutes in the order of preference has to be given by the candidate at this juncture. Candidates who do not have the internet facility may make use of the help desks available at the Polytechnic colleges free of cost.

The candidate after completing the application form must click the submit button. The candidate must take the printout of the application form only after being allotted the application number, after successful submission. This application form along with required certificates for proof of the qualifying examination, residence, and quota certificates, is then submitted at any of the Polytechnic College by paying the application fee of Rs 100(for unreserved category) to the Principal of the Polytechnic college. A candidate may apply to any number of districts by paying an additional fee of Rs 100 per district which is paid at the Polytechnic College(in respective district) where the application is being submitted.

Kerala Polytechnic 2018 – Eligibility Criteria:

The candidate must be an Indian citizen and a native of Kerala and should have passed the qualifying examination from an Institute in Kerala. The candidate must have passed SSLC/ THSLC or any other equivalent examination.

Weighted Grade Points & Ranks:

The candidates are graded according to the merit earned in the SSLC or the THSLC. Grade points from 3 to 9 are awarded according to the percentage/grade earned in the qualifying examination. For each candidate, the Weighted Grade Point Averages(WGPA) is calculated for two streams(as applied). This will according to the formula (mentioned in the prospectus). The Total Grade Point Average(TGPA) is the sum of the two Weighted Grade Point Averages calculated. To this TPGA for a stream, is added the bonus point or penalised for a point according to the rules. The rank list thus calculated from the Index Score of each candidate is given by the last week of June 2018. The counselling is held in the second week of July 2018 (tentatively) to complete the admission process.

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