Kerala Polytechnic

Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2024 – Application, Date, Eligibility, Counselling

Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2024 admissions to various polytechnic courses in Kerala are conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Kerala. The duration of the polytechnic courses is 3 years which is sometimes followed by practical training.

Kerala Polytechnic Admissions are regulated on the basis of merit as assessed by giving weightage to the marks/grades obtained in the qualifying examination. Candidates who have passed the SSLC / 12th Class examination from recognized school boards like ICSE / DHSE / CBSE etc can fill out Kerala Polytechnic online form 2024 before the last date of online registration.

Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2024 Highlights

Name of the Admission ProcessKerala Polytechnic Admission
Conducting body Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Kerala
Application modeOnline
Admission CriteriaMerit-Based
Conducting Body/ AuthorityDirectorate of Technical Education (DTE), Government of Kerala
Total Number of Seats13000 (Approx.)
Popular CollegesWomen’s Polytechnic College, Kozhikode; Model Polytechnic College, Vadakara; Carmel Polytechnic College, Alappuzha; Women’s Polytechnic College, Thiruvananthapuram; and Government Polytechnic College, Mattannur
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Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2024 Important Dates

EventsImportant Dates
Starting of application formTo be announced
Last date to submit applicationsTo be announced
Publication of provisional list and trial allotmentTo be announced
Last date for online correction of applicationTo be announced
Publication of final rank list and 1st allotmentTo be announced
Last date of reporting/ joining college based on 1st allotmentTo be announced
Publication of 2nd allotmentTo be announced
Last date of reporting/ joining college based on 2nd allotmentTo be announced
Publication of 3rd allotmentTo be announced
Last date of reporting/ joining college based on 1st allotmentTo be announced
Commencement of classesTo be announced
First spot admissionTo be announced
Second spot admissionTo be announced
Admission closesTo be announced

Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2024 Eligibility

  • The candidate should be a citizen of India.
  • Candidates must have domicile certificate of Kerala state.
  • Candidates must pass SSLC/ THSLC or other equivalent exam from any recognized board.
  • Candidates must pass their qualifying exam with mathematics, English and science subjects.
  • For CBSE/ICSE/Open school candidates the Marks/Grades obtained in Science is considered for calculating grades in the place of Physics and Chemistry.

Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2024 Application Process

  • Candidates first of all visit the official website of Kerala Polytechnic.
  • Now click on the notification link and read it carefully before applying online.
  • Click on the link Online Application Form Student Login.
  • Fill in all personal details, academic details, upload required documents.
  • Now pay fees after completing step 1 registration.
  • Check that all details are correct or not.
  • Now fill all details carefully in the online form and submit it.
  • Download and Print a hard copy of it.
  • Note down the username, password, and other login details for further uses.

Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2024 Documents Required

  • SSLC/THSLC certificate or equivalent examination
  • Marksheet of SSLC/THSLC or equivalent examination
  • Mark list of VHSE to claim reservation under VHSE category
  • Aadhaar card
  • EWS certificate 
  • Valid Caste certificate, sub-category certificate if applicable
  • Income certificate to claim fee exemption
  • Certificates to prove nativity as Keralite
  • Character Certificate issued by the previous Institute of study
  • Medical certificates for the Physically-challenged candidate’s

Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2024 Application Fee

Student CategoryApplication Fees (INR)
General Category150
SC/ST Category75

Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2024 Seats Reserved

50% of the seats will be filled up purely based on merit irrespective of the category /community to which the candidate belongs and the remainder 40% based on reservation. The reservation criteria for admissions to various Polytechnic/Diploma courses in Kerala.

CategorySeats Reserved
Persons with Disabilities5%
THSLC holders10%
VHSE Candidates2%
Other Backward Hindus3%
Latin Catholics and Anglo Indian3%
Dheevara & related Communities2%
Viswakarma & related communities2%
Kusavan & related communities1%
Other Backward Christians1%
Scheduled Castes8%
Scheduled Tribes2%

Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2024 Selection of Candidates

Selection is based on the grade point secured by the candidate in SSLC/THSLC or equivalent Examination. For the students who have passed the qualifying examination under the old scheme (prior to Grading System), marks are to be converted to a 9 point grade scale as detailed below.

% of Marks>=90>=80>=70>=60>=50>=40>=30

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How do I get admission to Kerala polytechnic?

Fill out the Application Form Department of Technical Education, Government of Kerala issues at the official website. Candidates must visit the official website of the Department of Technical Education, Government of Kerala, and fill out the application form online mode.

Does Kerala polytechnic have an entrance exam to get admission?

No, Kerala polytechnic doesn’t have any entrance exam, on merit based admission of Kerala polytechnic 2024 will be done.

How can I apply for Polytechnic admission in Kerala 2024?

1. Candidates can submit the application forms in online mode only.
2. Candidates are able to fill out their application form from.
3. Fill in all asked details including education, personal, communication, etc.
4. Hardcopy of the application form can be submitted by 10th August 2024.

What is the application fee for Kerala polytechnic

The application fee for Kerala Polytechnic 2024 is Rs 150/- General category and Rs 75/- SC/ST.

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