KCET 2017 Seat Allotment


KCET 2017 Seat AllotmentKCET 2017 Seat Allotment – The seat allotment of KCET 2017 has been started by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) from June 14 onwards with the commencement of option filling. KCET 2017 seat allotment is carried out in the online mode. KEA will release the mock seat allotment result for all the candidates who registered for KCET seat allotment process on June 23. The seat allotment of KCET will be done in three rounds. Students will be allotted seats as per the ranks and choice preference. KCET seat allotment 2017 result for the first round of counselling will be published on June 25. The confirmation of choices of allotment, fee payment and other formalities for KCET 2017 seat allotment process will be carried out from June 27 to 30. For KCET seat allotment, the seat matrix issued by the Government will be followed. Candidates can check category wise seat matrix on this page. Nearly 220 institutes of Karnataka will be offering admission to eligible candidates into 38 B.Tech/B.E courses. Read the article given below to know about KCET 2017 seat allotment schedule, procedure and more relevant information.

KCET 2017 Seat Allotment Dates

Candidates can check the dates related to KCET seat allotment process from the table given below:

S.No. KCET 2017 Seat Allotment Events Date and Time
Round 1 Round 2 Extended Round 2 (if required)
1. Option Entry by eligible candidates June 14 (11:00 am) to 22, 2017 (11:00 am) July 04 (8:00 pm) to 07, 2017 (10:00 am) July 17 (5:00 pm) to 19, 2017 (10:00 am)
2. Publication of Mock Allotment Results June 23, 2017 (after 4:00 pm)
3. Provision to change options if any by candidates June 23 (8:00 pm) to 24, 2017 (6:00 pm)
4. Publication of final allotment result June 25, 2017 (after 4:00 pm) July 08, 2017 (after 2:00 pm) July 20, 2017 (after 2:00 pm)
5. Confirmation of Choices on Allotment, Payment of Fees and downloading of admission order June 27 to 30, 2017 July 10  to 12, 2017 July 21 to 24, 2017
6. Last date for reporting to allotted institute June 30, 2017 (before 5.30 pm) July 13, 2017 (before 5.30 pm) July 24, 2017 (before 5.30 pm)

KCET 2017 Mock Seat Allotment

  • The mock seat allotment of KCET will be done for candidates who have registered for KCET 2017 counselling and have filled in their options online
  • The mock seat allotment will be indicative in nature and it will help candidates to revise, add or delete the earlier entered options.
  • Candidates can check their mock seat allotment result be entering their CET number.
  • Candidates, who have not been allotted any seat in the Mock allotment, should verify the options entered by them and are advised to enter more options as per their preference.
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KCET 2017 Seat Allotment Process

The seat allotment of KCET 2017 will be conducted online in three rounds. The seat matrix issued by the Government will be adopted for allotting seats to eligible candidates. Seats will be allotted as per the merit based on the options entered by the candidates. Candidates can check round wise KCET seat allotment process below:

KCET 2017 Seat Allotment Process Round 1

The first round of KCET seat allotment will be carried out based on the rank obtained by candidates in KCET 2017 and priority of choices. The seat allotment comprises of the following three phases:

Phase I- Seats allotted in the first phase will get cancelled automatically if the candidates are allotted seats in the subsequent round. After the last seat and rank are reached, the seat allotment will process will terminate.

Phase II- After the completion of seat allotment in the first phase, the seats that remain unfilled under rural and Kannada medium quota of the reserved categories will be converted to General reserved categories. In this phase only reserved category candidates will be considered for allotment and General Merit (GM) candidates. Candidates can check the conversion list from the table given below:

S.No. Rural and Kannada Reserved Category General Reserved Category
3. 1R & 1K 1G
4. 2AR & 2AK 2AG
5. 2BR & 2BK 2BG
6. 3AR & 3AK 3AG
7. 3BR & 3BK 3BG

Phase III- After the allotment of seats in the second phase of allotment, the seats that remain unfilled under various reserved General categories such as SCG, STG, 1G, 2AG, 2BG, 3AG, 3BG, GMR and GMK, along with unfilled special category seats, if any, will be converted to the General Merit category and offered to GM candidates.

KCET 2017 Seat Allotment Choices

After the completion of the third phase of seat allotment process, the final list for the 1st round of KCET 2017 seat allotment will be announced. Candidates who have been allotted a seat have to opt one of the following choices:

Choice 1 Candidates satisfied with the allotted seat and willing to report to the allotted college. Such candidates will not be considered for further round of KCET seat allotment process. Candidates have to make payment of the prescribed fee through Challan and then download the admission order.
Choice 2 Candidates satisfied with the allotted seat but wish to participate in the next round. If candidates are allotted to higher option, the earlier seat gets automatically cancelled.
Choice 3 Candidates are not satisfied with the allotted seat and wish to participate in the next round by surrendering the allotted seat and re ordering the already entered options.
Choice 4 Candidates who are not satisfied with the allotted seat and do not want to be considered for subsequent round of seat allotment

Note: Candidates who fail to exercise any of the above 4 choices within the stipulated date and time, the allotted seat will be cancelled automatically. Such candidates will not be allowed to participate in further rounds of KCET 2017 seat allotment

KCET Seat Allotment 2017 Round 2

The unfilled/surrendered/forfeited/cancelled/newly added seats will be filled in the 2nd round of KCET seat allotment. Candidates who opted for choice 2 and 3 in the previous round are eligible to participate in this round. The allotment process will be similar to he first round. However, candidates will not be permitted to enter options again. The priority of options entered by the candidates earlier will be considered in this round.

KCET 2017 Seat Allotment- Second Extended Round

The vacant seats after the 2nd round of KCET 2017 seat allotment, if any, will be filled in the extended round of KCET 2017 seat allotment. The seat allotment process in this round will be the same as followed in the previous rounds of seat allotment. Candidates will not be allowed to exercise any new options. However, candidates will be able to change or shuffle the already entered choices

KCET 2017 Seat Allotment Fee

Candidates who have accepted the seat allotted to them have to pay the pay the requisite fee. Applicants have to download/print the Challan online. In the Challan, the details of the candidate will be pre-printed, such as Name, CET No, College / Course Allotted details, Fee to be paid, Bank Account Number. Candidates have to confirm the printed details and affix the signature on the Challan. After downloading the Challan, candidate has to pay the prescribed fee in any nearest branch of the Bank. The provisional fee structure is as given below:

College Type Categories
GM (Rs) OBC (Rs) SC/ST (Rs) CAT-1 (Rs)
Income below 2.5 lakh Income between 2.5 to 10 lakh Income below 2.5 lakh Income above 2.5 lakh
Govt./Aided 19,090 19,090 0 500 500 19,090
Pvt. Unaided/Pvt. Minority (type 1) 50,500 50,500 0 500 32,910 50,500
Pvt. Unaided/Pvt. Minority (Type 2) 56,000 56,000 0 500 38,410 56,000
Deemed/Pvt. Univ 55,000 55,000 0 500 37,410 55,000

Withdrawal of Allotted Seats

  • Candidates who have been allotted a seat in the first or the second round of KCET 2017 seat allotment wish to surrender the seat can do so before the commencement of the second extended round
  • Applicants can surrender their seats in any helpline centre. The fee amount will be refunded after deducting the processing fee of Rs. 5000
  • If candidates who have been allotted a seat in the first/second round surrender the seat after the completion of Second Extended Round, the entire fee paid will be forfeit
  • Candidates cannot withdraw their seat in the second extended round of KCET seat allotment. If any candidate fails to report to the college after allotment of seat, legal action will be initiated against such candidate in accordance with law
  • It is mandatory for each and every candidate to surrender the original admission order issued by the KEA, original Bank Challan, original Green Card and original Verification Slip to get their seat cancelled.

Insofar, the article is based on previous year’s information brochure. Candidates can keep following, http://engg.entrancecorner.com/ for more information on KCET 2017 Seat Allotment.