Plus-One: 2nd allotment begins; enough seats for all deserving candidates, assures V Sivankutty

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Thiruvananthapuram: About 69,642 candidates got admitted to various higher secondary plus-one courses as the second allotment of admissions commenced. Meanwhile, 44,707 candidates got higher options.

Among the 2,70,188 seats that were open for allotment, 2,69,533 have been filled, covering 99.76%. Meanwhile, 655 vacant seats are yet to be filled. The number of seats would go up to 3,94,457 when the community and the management quota seats too are added.

The most number of vacant seats are in Pathanamthitta (242 seats) and Idukki (166 seats). However, there aren’t any more seats left in Kozhikode district. A seat each is vacant in districts like Kottayam, Thrissur, Malappuram and Wayanad.

About 10–20% additional seats that have been allowed in each district too were included in the second allotment.

The candidates who got the allotment can secure their admission from 10 am onwards. Visit the website www.admission.dge.kerala for details about the allotment. The candidates are required to reach the schools on the date and time given in the allotment letter.

Sports quota
The allotment in the sports quota begins from Thursday and will ends on 12 October. Those who couldn’t apply until now or whose application has been rejected can apply for the supplementary allotment.

Resubmission of application
Meanwhile, candidates who could not secure their admission, despite inclusion in the allotment list, due to mistakes in their application, may edit and resubmit their application.

4,25,730 applicants
The total number of plus-one course applications is 4,65,219.

Minister V Sivankutty, however, clarified that the total number of applicants to the plus-one courses were 4,25,730 as 39,489 candidates had applied in two districts.

The minister added that all deserving candidates would get chance for higher education as there are enough seats in the state.

Around 3.85 lakh students get admitted to plus-one courses, every year, if the numbers of the past five years are considered. A total of 1.22 lakh seats are available if the community quota in the aided schools, management quota and the seats in the unaided schools too are added. Besides this, there are 97,283 seats in Vocational Higher Secondary Schools, polytechnics and Industrial Training Institutes.  
How to check allotment details
Admissions of students as per the first list would take place from October 7 to 21. For allotment details click on the ‘Click for Higher Secondary Admission’ link on the website www.admission.dge.

Candidate should then login via Candidate Login–SWS page and click on Second Allot Results to view the list. Those who got the allotment should download the allotment letter from the Second Allot Results link.

Candidates who have been allotted a seat should reach the respective school, with their parents/ guardian, on the date and time mentioned on the allotment letter, and present the original certificates.

The print out of the allotment letter would be provided to the students from the schools at the time of admission. Those who are included in the allotment list should pay the fees and secure admission.

Conversion of temporary admission
Meanwhile, those who had sought temporary admission in the first allotment could make it permanent in case no changes have been made in the second allotment too. The students who got a higher option or a new allotment should seek permanent admission at the date and time mentioned in the allotment letter.

After the certificate verification, the fee could be paid online using the ‘fee payment’ link.

The sports quota allotment list too would be published so that the admission process could begin from Thursday. Those who didn’t get a chance to apply until now can submit new applications after the second allotment gets over. Their applications would be considered in the supplementary allotment.   

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