Kerala M.Tech Admission 2020 Rank List to be Released on September 30, Details here

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Directorate of Technical Education, Kerala will release the M.Tech provisional rank list on September 30 on its official website (

The rank list will be prepared based on GATE scores of applicants. DTE, Kerala will release a separate list for admission to government-aided and private engineering colleges. 

DTE Kerala M.Tech Admission 2020: Highlights 

Admission Type

Kerala M.Tech Admission 2020

Coordinated By 

Department of Technical Education, Kerala

Academic Session


Admission Level

State Level

Mode of Application


Admission Criteria


No. of Participating Colleges


Official Website

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Once the provisional rank list is available on the official website of DTE Kerala, students need to cross-verify whether all the details are correct. Moreover, they need to ensure the marks/category/branch and other details.

Additionally, Kerala M.Tech final rank list 2020 will be out on October 5, 2020.

Once the authorities release the final rank list, they will not accept any changes in terms of college or stream of study opted for earlier. 

Kerala M.Tech Admission 2020: Important Dates



Application Form Available

7-14 September 2020

DTE Provisional Rank List Releases

30 September 2020

Final Rank List Releases

5 October 2020

Seat allotment of Phase I

12 October 2020

Remittance of Fee Date

till 14 October 2020

Rearrangement of options

15-16 October 2020

Seat allotment of Phase II

20 October 2020

Fee remittance

Till 22 October 2020

Acceptance Date for Admission 

27 October 2020

Receipt of a non-join report in CET

28 October 2020

Academic Year Starts

1 November 2020

Kerala M.Tech Rank List 2020: Steps to Check

Steps to check the Kerala M.Tech Rank List 2020 are mentioned below.

  1. Visit the official website of DTE, Kerala (
  2. Click the link for M.Tech Admission 2020 Provisional Rank List
  3. Kerala M.Tech rank list appears on the screen, download it for future reference.

Kerala M.Tech Rank List 2020: Details mentioned

Kerala M.Tech Admission Rank List is available in PDF format the candidates having multiple details which are as follows:

  1. Candidate’s Name
  2. Reservation Category 
  3. GATE Score 
  4. Qualifying Marks 
  5. Application Number
  6. Branch
  7. Candidate’s Rank

Kerala M.Tech 2020: Reservation Criteria for Admission

Candidates belonging to certain reserved categories are eligible to seek admission based on reservation criteria formulated by the Government of India. DTE Kerala will provide seats to M.Tech aspirants of reserved categories such as SC, ST, SEBC and Physically retarded candidates. 

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Such candidates have to present their category certificates at the time of admission, otherwise, the reservation will be cancelled. Reserved seats to be distributed among candidates based on general reservation regulations set by the state government of Kerala.

SEBC (OBC) and OEC categorised candidates need to present their certificate as proof that they do not belong to Creamy Layer. 

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Reservation details are tabulated below:


Reservation (%)

Physically Handicapped 


Schedule Caste (SC) / Schedule Tribe (ST)


Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC)


Kerala M.Tech Admission 2020: Documents Required

Candidates who are allotted seats have to report to the admission venue with the documents as mentioned below.

  1. GATE score card (Candidates applying through GATE)
  2. Sponsorship certificate (For sponsored candidates)
  3. Class 10th mark sheet and certificate
  4. Class 12th mark sheet and certificate
  5. Nativity certificate of Kerala (For non-GATE students)
  6. Mark sheets of each semester
  7. Degree/Provisional certificate
  8. Community certificate/Disability certificate (reserved category)

Kerala M.Tech 2020: Cutoff

After each round of counselling, DTE will release the cutoffs for the following round. Cutoffs refer to the minimum score that candidates need to secure in order to seek admission through a certain counselling round.

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Cutoffs are subject to change and vary with previous year cutoff trends, number of seats available and number of candidates participating.

Kerala M.Tech Admission 2020: Counselling Process

Kerala M.Tech Admission 2020 includes two rounds of the counselling process. Based on the order in the rank list, candidates will be called for the counselling process. 

Seats will be allotted based on GATE scores, choices filled by candidates and total available seats. 

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Students who will be allotted seats need to download the provisional allotment letter. Further students have to report to the allotted college, pay fees and confirm admission.

If seats are vacant even after counselling, candidates from Kerala who did not take GATE exams will be allotted seats. Candidates of other states are allotted seats if vacancy prevails after the admission of non-GATE candidates. 

Kerala M.Tech Spot Admission 2020

DTE Kerala conducts spot admission which is a centralised process in case seats are not filled. All the candidates in the rank list can apply for spot admission.  

Candidates provided seats through spot admission have to confirm their seats by paying a fee within the stipulated time.

Colleges can also conduct their spot admission process, rank list for which will be separately released. 

Kerala M.Tech Admission 2020: Participating Colleges

As per data, about 13 Engineering colleges of Kerala participate in providing M.Tech Admission 2020. These are as follows: