Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2020

Kerala Polytechnic

Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2020

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Kerala Polytechnic 2020: New Dates (Released), Application Form (Ongoing)

Updated On - August 08 2020 by Akriti Maurya

Kerala Polytechnic 2020 online submission of from has begun from 06 August 2020. The counselling is conducted once in a year at the state level. This counselling is conducted by the Department of Technical Education, Kerala. The application form for Kerala Polytechnic 2020 exam will be available by May 2020. Candidates will get admission on the basis of 10th & 12th board exam into various Government and Private Polytechnic institutions. No separate entrance test will be conducted by the authority to offer admission into Diploma programmes in various Polytechnic Colleges. There are various colleges which are offering above mentioned courses like Central Polytechnic College, Thiruvananthapuram, Women’s Polytechnic College, Kaimanom, Govt. Polytechnic College, Neyyattinkara etc. There will be two streams of diploma programmes:
  • Stream 1: Diploma in Engineering/Technology.
  • Stream 2: Diploma in Commercial Practice and Diploma in Computer Application and Business Management.  

Latest Updates

  • Kerala Polytechnic 2020 application form has been started from 06 August 2020 & the last date to fill the form is 17 August 2020.

Kerala Polytechnic 2020 Important Dates

Candidates can check the important dates and events regarding the Polytechnic 2020 form the below-given table:

Application Process Begins06 August 2020
Application Process Ends17 August 2020
Publication of provisional rank list 19 August 2020
Last date for appeal and correction of Applications 20 August 2020
Declarations of Final Result and 1st Seat Allotment List22 August 2020
Counselling and AdmissionUpto 27 August 2020
Spot admission if any 07 - 09 September 2020
Admission Ends15 September 2020

Kerala Polytechnic 2020 Application Form

The candidates will be required to submit their Kerala Polytechnic 2020 Application form online through the official website ( Check the guidelines about Kerala Polytechnic 2020 Registration:

  • The application form will be available in 28 May 2020(Tentative) and the last date to apply for the same will be in 15 June 2020(Tentative).
  • Candidates need to submit the separate application by remitting the fee in each case for the following categories. 
    1. Application for regular seats in Government/ Government Aided Programmes/ Government seats in Self Financing Programmes/ Special batch of Hearing Impaired (HI).
    2. Application for the management seats under Aided programmes to be submitted at respective Polytechnics.
    3. Applications under NCC quota.
    4. Applications under Sports quota.
    5. Candidates seeking admission to the management seats in Self Financing Programmes should submit separate applications to the respective Institutions in the format insisted by the institutions.
Documents required to be submitted along with the Application Form is given below:
Documents Required for Kerala Polytechnic Registration
Sl.No.PurposeNature of the Certificate Required
1To prove the date of birth Self-attested copy of the relevant page of the SSLC/ THSLC or equivalent examination.
2To prove the Qualification Self-attested copy of the mark list of SSLC/THSLC or equivalent certificate. 
3To claim reservation Under VHSE categorySelf-attested copy of the mark list of VHSE 
4To claim reservation under ITI/KGCE category Self-attested copy of the mark list /certificate of ITI/KGCE 
5To claim bonus point in case of Backward districts Pathanamthitta, Idukki, Malappuram, Wayanad, Kasargod 

Self-attested copy of the Nativity/Domicile certificate from Village Officer


Self-attested copy of Certificate from the Head of the institution where the candidate had undergone his/her study from VIII std. to X std. and appeared for the qualifying examination in the prescribed format.

It is mandatory to submit the required documents along with the application form otherwise candidate's application will be rejected.

Kerala Polytechnic 2020 Application Fee

Mode of Payment: Candidates can pay the application fee through offline mode only. Kerala Polytechnic 2020 application fee should be remitted along with the hard copy of the online submitted application form at the Polytechnic College. Check the fee structure as per the categories is given below:
Application Fee for Kerala Polytechnic Admission
General/UR candidatesRs. 150/-
SC/ST candidatesRs. 75/-

Kerala Polytechnic 2020 Eligibility Criteria 

The minimum educational qualifications of the candidates who have applied for Kerala Polytechnic 2020 are listed below. 

  • The candidate should have passed the SSLC/THSLC or equivalent examination, with eligibility for higher studies.
  • Those Candidates who have passed the qualifying examination with Mathematics, English and Science subjects are eligible to apply for both streams I and stream II.
  • Those Candidates who have passed the qualifying examination with Mathematics and English are eligible to apply for stream II.
  • The candidate who has taken more than two chances to secure eligibility for higher studies in SSLC/THSLC or equivalent examinations is not eligible for admission. 
  • For CBSE/ICSE/Open school, candidates must have obtained Marks/Grades in Science is considered for calculating grade in science in the place of Physics and Chemistry. In the case of CBSE candidates, only the certificates of Board examination will be accepted as qualifying certificate and such candidates shall submit an undertaking as shown in Annexure XVII at the time of admission and a copy of the same shall be submitted along with the application. This undertaking need only be submitted by those candidates who have passed CBSE Xth during the period 2011-2018.

Other than the educational qualifications, there is another eligibility criterion i.e the nationality. The Applications of only those candidates will be accepted whose nationality is Indian.

Donwload Kerala Polytechnic 2020 Prospectus Pdf

Kerala Polytechnic 2020 Selection procedure

Candidates who got selected for admission in the allotment in any of the Govt./Govt. Aided/ Self Financing(Govt. Quota) have to take a printout of the allotment letter from the website. The selection procedure of Kerala Polytechnic 2020 is mentioned below.

  • The candidate who got selected for admission in Kerala Polytechnic should report to the allotted Government/ Government Aided/Self-financing (Govt. Quota) Polytechnic College with allotment letter, required fees and all the original documents. It comprises of all the original documents including qualification, fees concession, and reservations, transfer and conduct certificate. The candidate should submit the documents at the institution, get admitted and receive the admission slip and receipt for documents after proper selected by the College authorities.
  • Candidates are advised to strictly adhere to the date and time of his/her reporting. No extension of time for reporting to the college will be granted under any circumstance. A candidate who does not turn up for reporting as per allotment, at any of Govt./Aided/Self-financing Polytechnic College and time notified, will forfeit his/her chance for admission.

Kerala Polytechnic Reservation 

Following are the reservation for all the groups:

CategoriesReservation percentage 
Persons with Disabilities5%
THSLC holders:10%
ITI/ KGCE Certificate holders5%
VHSE Candidates2%
Other backward Christians1%
Schedule caste8%
Schedule tribe2%
Other backward Hindus3%
Latin Catholics and anglo Indian3%
Dheevara and related communities2%
Vishwakarma & related communities2%
Kusavan and related communities1%

Special reservation seats are available in other Polytechnic Colleges and those categories are:

  • Reservation for Nominees
  • Nominees from Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands [AN]
  • Nominees from Lakshadweep [LD]
  • Nominees from Jammu & Kashmir [JK]
  • Children of Ex-Servicemen [XS]
  • Sports Quota [SP]
  • NCC Quota [CC]
  • Orphan Quota [OR]
  • Special Batch for Hearing Impaired Candidates
  • Persons with Disabilities (under PWD Scheme)
  • Dependant of Defense personnel, Killed/ Missing/ Disabled in action [DK]
  • Children of Serving Defense Personnel [SD]
  • Children of CRPF Personnel [CP]
  • Anglo Indian Community [AI]
  • Certificate holders in Textile Technology [TX]
  • Nominees of the Motor Vehicle Department [MD]

Department of Technical Education, Kerala

The DTE(Department of Technical Education) is a higher education body department under the government of Kerala, India. It is run by the Minister of Education. The department guides the government on matters dealing with higher education. It oversee the working and activities of 49 polytechnic colleges,  9 government engineering colleges, three colleges of fine arts, 39 technical high schools, 3 aided engineering colleges,, 42 tailoring & garment making training centres, 17 government commercial institutes and four vocational training centres.

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Form Date06 Aug - 17 Aug 2020

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