STATE LEVEL COMMON ENTRANCE EXAMINATION (CEE) is conducted for admission to
BTech/BArch/BTech ( Agricultural Engineering) BSc (Dairy Science & Technology) courses in all the Engineering Colleges in the State affiliated to the Calicut, CUST, Kannur, Kerala, Kerala Agricultural and Mahatma Gandhi Universities. NRIs, nominated candidates and candidates from Tamil Nadu/Karnataka under reciprocal basis are exempted from CEE.
Allocation of Seats Free Seats All seats in the Government engineering colleges, 85% seats of the private-aided engineering colleges, and 50% of the total seats in the Engineering Colleges at Adoor, Chengannur and Ernakulam (under IHRD), Kasaragod (under LBS). SCT College of Engineering, Pappanamcode, Thiruvananthapuram, Thodupuzha (under M G University) and 25% of the states in the MES College of Engineering, Kuttippuram, Payment Seats 50% of the total seats in the engineering colleges at Chengannur, Adoor, Ernakulam, Kasaragod, Pappanamcode, Thodupuzha and 25% of the seats in the MES College of Engineering, Kuttippuram. NRI Seats 10% of the total seats is set apart for NRI candidates in the various autonomous institutions. Management Seats out of the total seats available in the private-aided engineering colleges such as, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, MA College of Engineering, Kothamangalam, and NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad, 85% of the seats are Free Seats and 15% of the seats are Management Quota seats. MES College of Engineering Kuttipuram 25% seats are filled as Free Seats and 25% seats are filled as Payment seats from the rank list published by the Controller of Entrance Examination. 25% seats are filled as free Seats and 25% seats are filled as Payment Seats by the management from the minority community. Reciprocal Quota Candidates seeking admission under reciprocal arrangements for the seats reserved for the students from Kerala in the colleges outside the State are also required to take the Common Entrance Examination.
Admission is open to Indian citizens of kerala origin. Exceptions (a) Government nominees; (b) candidates selected through the All India Entrance Examination; (c) candidates sponsored under Reciprocal Quota by Government of Karnataka/Tamil Nadu; (d) Candidates who are Non-Keralites and who have undergone the qualifying course in Kerala and are sons/daughters of the employees of the Government of India of Defence Personnel posted to Kerala or employees who are serving the State Government (subject to the condition that the employees have served in the state of Kerala for two years) or employees of UNICEF and other agencies of the United Nations. Children of persons who are not domiciled in the State, but are permanently employed in any Government recognized institutions in Kerala are also eligible.
Reservations Seats are reserved for (a) All India Quota; (b) Government nominees; (c) Special Reservations i.e. Ex-servicemen, Defence Personnel, Anglo-Indian Community, CRPF); (d) NRIs 10%; (e) management quota 15%. Remaining seats are distributed as per the following mandatory reservations: State Merit 50% Regional Reservation 15% Socially and Educationally Backward Classes 25% SC8% ST 2%.
Eligibility Age 17 years on 31st December of the year of admission.
Academic qualification pre-degree exam of Universities in Kerala or equivalent with Phy, Chem and Maths securing 50% marks in Maths separately and 50% marks in Phy, Chem and Maths put together (45%marks/Pass marks for SEBC and SC & ST candidates). Candidates who have appeared in qualifying exam are also eligible.
Diploma holders securing 50% marks are also eligible for CEE for admission at certain universities.
Application Procedure Application form and prospectus for CEE can be obtained from the Engineering Colleges/notified institutions/Polytechnics on cash payment of Rs 400 (Rs 200 for SC/ST candidates). Those who desire to get the application form by post are required to remit Rs. 30 additionally. Completed applications should reach the Controller of Examination, Sasthamangalam, Thiruvananthapuram 695010 by the notified date.
Selection On the basis of merit in CEE is consisting of three papers in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Candidates desirous of obtaining admission to the Architecture course are required to write the aptitude test in Architecture.
Fees Tuition fee (per annum) Free Seats Rs. 1,200 Payments Seats Rs. 30,000 NRIs US $ 5,000 plus other fee Rs. 35,000.
Enquiries Controller of Entrance Examinations, Sasthamangalam, Thriuvananthapuram 695 010 (Tel: 0741-332120).