Diploma Third Allotment | Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2021

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Post Updated 22 September 2021

Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2021 : Department Of Technical Education has Recently Invited to Online Application Form for Kerala Polytechnic Diploma Admission 2021. Those Candidates are Interested to the Diploma Admission and Have All Eligibility Criteria Can Read the Full Notification and Apply

Department Of Technical Education

Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2021

Important Dates

  • Online Application Start : 28 July 2021
  • Apply Online Last Date : 23 August 2021
  • Trial Allotment: 27 August 2021
  • Last date for re-option of Applications : 02 September 2021
  • First Allotment: 04 September 2021
  • Last Date of Joining based on First allotment list: 09 September 2021
  • Second Allotment: 14 September 2021
  • Last Date of Joining based on Second allotment list: 17 September 2021
  • Third Allotment: 22 September 2021
  • Last Date of Joining based on Third allotment list: 28 September 2021
  • First Spot admission: 01 – 10 October 2021
  • Second Spot admission: 11 – 18 October 2021
  • Admission Closes: 20 October 2021

Application Fee

  • General, OBC Candidates : Rs. 150/-
  • SC, ST Candidates : Rs. 75/-

Payment Mode

  • It should be remitted online while submitting the application


Diploma Course
  • Candidates Passed 10th/ SSLC/ THSLC Exam From Recognized Board.

Interested Candidates can Read the Full Notification Before Apply Online.

Kerala Polytechnic Programmes, Institutions & Seats

There will be two streams of diploma programmes (Kerala Polytechnic Admission 2021)

The list of Polytechnic Colleges and the various programmes/ branches offered during the academic year 2020-21 is appended as Annexure–I (Check Notification)

Duration of the Diploma programmes

Diploma programmes are of 6 semesters duration spanning a period of 3 years. For Tool & Die Engineering, students have to undergo mandatory twelve month in- plant training (in addition to 3 years) as part of the programme

Eligibility for Admission

  • The candidate should be a citizen of India.
  • The candidate should be a native of Kerala or have undergone the qualifying examination from an institution in Kerala State or his/her parent should be a permanent employee in Central/ State/ Quasi Government/ Public Sector undertaking in Kerala State.
  • The candidate should have passed SSLC/ THSLC or equivalent examination, with eligibility for higher studies.


  • Candidates who have passed qualifying examination with Mathematics, English and Science subjects are eligible to apply for both stream I and stream II.
  • Candidates who have passed qualifying examination with Mathematics and English are eligible to apply for stream II
  • 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. Appearances for “Betterment” or “SAY” examination will not be considered as a chance.
  • For CBSE/ ICSE/ Open school candidates the Marks/Grades obtained in Science is considered for calculating grade in the place of Physics and Chemistry. As per Circular No. Acad 03/2019 dated 10th January 2019, CBSE school candidates who have passed qualifying examination with Mathematics-Standard are only eligible to apply for stream I and stream II.
  • Hearing Impaired candidates with 60dB or above hearing loss in better ear who have passed SSLC/ THSLC or equivalent examination, with eligibility for higher studies are eligible to apply for admission to Special Batches for Hearing Impaired.

Note:- In the case of CBSE candidates, only the certificates of Board examination shall be accepted as qualifying certificate and such candidates shall submit an undertaking as shown in annexure XIV at the time of admission. This undertaking need only be submitted by candidates who have passed CBSE Xth during the period 2010 – 2018

General Conditions

  • Candidates have to submit the Kerala Polytechnic applications as detailed in this prospectus.
  • The rank list will be prepared based on the index mark and the allotment list will be prepared on the basis of the index mark, option exercised and applicable reservation, if any.
  • In each of the 3 Kerala Polytechnic allotments, an excess of allotment of an arbitrary percentage of excess seats will be made (upto 40% based on the demand and previous year’s admission to a particular programme to respective institution). This is only to expedite the admission process. Hence mere inclusion in the allotment list does not guarantee a seat for the candidate.
  • For candidates who have secured eligibility for higher studies in the second chance, penal point of 0.5 will be deducted for index score calculation.
  • For the candidates who are natives of aspirational districts namely Palakkad, Malappuram, Wayanad and Kasargod or if they have studied VIII, IX and X standards and appeared the qualifying examination from the above district, a bonus point of 0.5 will be awarded for the index score calculation for their selection in the respective aspirational district.
  • The index score is obtained after subtracting the penal points if any and adding bonus points if any from/to the Total Grade Point Average (TGPA).
  • A candidate who is already a student of a Diploma programme (other than final year students) can seek Kerala Polytechnic admission to a Diploma programme as a fresh candidate. If such candidate is selected for admission he/ she will be permitted to join in the first semester of the programme and shall attend all the examinations as a fresh candidate
  • All candidates shall be accompanied by their parent/guardian at the time of admission.
  • All candidates selected for admission and their parent/guardians should give a combined undertaking in the prescribed format (Annexure XII) that he/ she was not involved in any ragging activity in the past and that he/ she would not indulge in it in future. If the undertaking is violated, the students are liable to be expelled.
  • Admission to Women’s Polytechnic Colleges is restricted to female candidates only.

Submission of Kerala Polytechnic Admission Applications

  • Application for admission shall be submitted online through the below apply online link
  • It can be submitted from any computer having internet connection.
  • Online Help Desks are set up at all Polytechnic Colleges. Trained staff members are deputed at the Help Desk to assist the candidates in filling the application form. This will reduce the errors which may happen while filling the application form. Contact numbers of the members of the Help Desk will be available in the website.
  • While submitting the application online, the candidates should keep with them the copies of documents to prove their eligibility (See clause 7), claims for reservations (See Clause 5) and enter the relevant details in the online application form. This will avoid the chances of furnishing wrong and incomplete information. Claims not included in the applications will not be considered.

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