Centralized Counseling for M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan./M.Des. Admissions, commonly known as CCMT 2017, will be an online admission process for a total of 41 institutes including all National Institutes of Technologies (NITs) and several other centrally funded institutes viz. IIITM Gwalior, PDPM IIITDM Jabalpur, SLIET Longowal, NIFFT Ranchi, SPA Vijayawada, IIIT Allahabad, Central University of Rajasthan, Institute of Technology, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur, and IIEST Shibpur. Three new participating Institutes namely PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh, IIITD&M Kancheepuram and NIT Uttarakhand have joined in the centralized counseling in 2016. Counselling for centralized admission to postgraduate programmes in all these institutes will start from second week of April 2017. Merit list will be prepared on the basis of GATE score.
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In 2016 and 2015, CCMT was coordinated by NIT Karnataka, Surathkal and NIT Rourkela respectively. Till 2014, the central counselling was held by Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT), Jaipur for eligible candidates who had qualified in GATE, to apply for M.Tech programmes offered across NITs through a common process.
CCMT 2017 will not be for candidates seeking admission to sponsored and part time seats. They should contact the respective participating institutes for admissions.
CCMT Admission Process 2017:
The admission process will broadly involve the following six stages:
(i) Online registration, choice filling and locking of choices
(ii) Online seat allotment
(iii) Payment of seat acceptance fee
(iv) Reporting at RC after paying the seat acceptance fee
(v) Payment of seat confirmation fee, institute’s balance fee and joining the allotted institute
(vi) Report at the allotted Institute and pay the Institute balance fee as per the allotted Institute fee
CCMT Important Dates 2017
Commencement of online application
2nd week of April 2017
Last date for making payment
3rd week of May 2017
Last date for filling choices
3rd week of May 2017
Locking of choice filling
3rd week of May 2017
Round 1 of seat allotment
Last week of May 2017
Round 2 of seat allotment
1st week of June 2017
Choice filling for National Spot Round (NSR)
1st & 2nd week of July 2017
National Spot Round
2nd week of July 2017
CCMT Eligibility Criteria 2017
Candidates are required to ensure that they fulfill all these requirements before filling and applying-
Applicants must have a valid GATE score in the year 2016 or 20 17.
In qualifying degree, they should have passed and secured atleast 6.5 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) or 60% for OC/OB, whereas 6.0 CGPA (on a 10-point scale) or 55% in case of SC/ST/PwD candidates.
For every programme, eligibility is defined based on certain combinations of degree-disciplines and GATE papers.
CCMT Application Form 2017
Application fees: Rs.2000 (Rs.1500 for SC/ST)
Payment mode: Credit card/debit/net banking facility/e-challan (SBI)
How to Apply for CCMT 2017?
Aspirants are required to register online by entering their email ID and details of GATE 2017.
They will have to log in and enter their personal details, academic qualifications and address.
Candidates have to make payment for application fee before filling their choices of courses and institutes.
They are required to enter their choices for M.Tech courses and institutes.
For future reference, they must print the registration form.
CCMT Counselling 2017
CCMT Counselling 2017 will be held in online mode with seat allotment done on the basis of candidates’ GATE scores and their entered options.
Those who have been allotted seats are required to pay initial fee online or via SBI e-challan. Only after making payment, candidates will have to personally report to reporting centers or allotted institute as per the prescribed schedule.
Candidates will have to get their original certificates verified, submit photocopies of these documents and initial fee payment proof for marking acceptance of seat offer, at the reporting centres. They will be issued a Document Verification Note (DVN) after this.
Balance fee has to be paid as per the schedule. Candidates are required to print provisional admission letter which will be generated after payment.
They are required to report at the allotted institute according to the schedule for final admission and classes. After reporting, candidates have to submit the DVN, provisional admission letter and the payment receipt.
CCMT 2017 Admission Process Flow Chart
Candidates applying for the central counselling can check below steps of last year’s CCMT admission procedure to have a clear understanding-
*The article above is based on last year’s official notifications. It will be updated as soon as the official notifications are made for this year.
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