Stream 1 : Diploma in Engineering / Technology  - ( Civil, Mechanical, Electrical & Electronics,  Automobile, Computer )

Duration of the Diploma Programmes :

All the Diploma programmes are of 6 semester duration spanning a period of 3 years.  In addition to this, for Tool & Die Diploma Programme a compulsory twelve month in plant training is also part of the programme.  All the Polytechnic Colleges follow credit based semester pattern and outcome based curriculum.

 Prospectus & Applications Fee :

The prospectus is available in the website www.polyadmission.org and can be downloaded free of cost.

 The application fee shall be Rs.150/- for Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe Candidates, it shall be Rs. 75/- The amount should be remitted at the Polytechnic College at the time of submission of the print out of application processed online, along with relevant documents.

 Reservation of Seats :

Reservation of seats under different categories is given below.  The candidates must possess the requisite qualifications provided under clause 7 in the prospectus.

 Reservation for Persons with Disabilities : 3 % of the seats available in each branch are reserved for the candidates with disabilities as stipulated in section 39, chapter VI of the Persons with Disabilities Act 1995.  Person with disability means person suffering from not less than 40% of disability ( locomotor disability, hearing impaired and blind or low vision) certified by the Medical Boards constituted by the Government of Kerala.  Candidates applying in this category should also produce a certificate from a Government Medical Officer not below the rank of Assistant Surgeon to the effect that the candidate is fit enough to undergo the diploma programme.  The selection of candidates under this category will be based on the merit in the index mark, and not on the basis of the degree of disability.

 Reservation for the THSLC holders :  10% of the seats available in all Engineering / Technology branches ( Stream I ) are reserved for the THSLC holders.

 Reservation for the ITI/ KGCE Certificate holders : 5% of the seats available in all programmes are reserved for the ITI/ KGCE Certificate holders.  ITI/ KGCE holders will be considered for these seats as a single block ( candidate will be ranked on the basis of marks / grades obtained in the SSLC or equivalent examination) in Diploma programmes related to their trade in ITI/ KGCE Course.  The list of ITI/ KGCE courses and related to their trade in ITI/ KGCE course.  The list of ITI/ KGCE courses and related Diploma programmes for which they will be considered for these reserved seats are given in Annexure IV.

 Reservation for VHSE Candidates :  2% of the seats available in each programme, subject to a minimum of one seat in each programme ( subject to eligibility ) in all the Polytechnic Colleges are reserved for the candidates who posses VHSE certificates with eligibility for higher studies.  VHSE certificate holders will be considered for these seats in Diploma programmes related to their trade in VHSE course.  The list of VHSE courses and related Diploma programmes for which they will be considered for these reserved seats are given in Annexure V.

Management Seats : These are the seats set apart in the aided institutions, to be filled up by the management concerned.  15% of sanctioned intake of each branch is set apart under this category.  This will be filled up by the management concerned from among the eligible applicants who are having eligibility conditions as laid down in clause 7 and selection list should be got approved by the Senior Joint Director / Regional Joint Director for the respective regions

Open merit in the state : 60% of the seats will be filled up purely on merit in the state irrespective of the category / community to which the candidate belongs.

The remaining 40% of the seats will be reserved for Socially and Educationally Backward Class (SEBC), Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes as given below.

 

Sl.

No.

Category

Code

% of Seats

1

Ezhava

EZ

09 %

2

Muslims

MU

08 %

3

Other Backward Hindus

BH

03 %

4

Latin Catholics and Anglo Indian

LA

03 %

5

Dheevara & related Communities

DV

02 %

6

Viswakarma & related communities

VK

02 %

7

Kusavan & related communities

KN

01 %

8

Other Backward Christians

OX

01 %

9

Kudumbi

KU

01 %

10

Scheduled Castes

SC

08 %

11

Scheduled Tribes

ST

02 %

Total

 

40 %