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CCMN 2021 Counselling Procedure: Eligibility, Dates, Fees

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CCMN stands for Centralised Counselling for M.Sc. and is conducted for students who want to get admission in NITs after clearing the IIT JAM exam.

IISC Bangalore has declared the JAM 2021 result on 20th March 2021. The qualified students can then fill the CCMN 2021 counselling form to get admission to NITs and CFTIs.

Every year CCMN process is conducted by one of the NITs and last year MNIT Jaipur was the conducting body. However, there is no official notification on which institute is going to conduct the CCMN 2021.

In this blog you will find:

What is CCMN 2021?

CCMN 2021 Important Dates

Participating Institute with Fee Structure

CCMN Counselling Process

Frequently Asked Questions



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What is CCMN 2021? Facts, Process and Participating Institutes


CCMN serves as a gateway for JAM qualified candidates to take admissions in the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and some Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs).

The JAM qualified candidates can go for the IIT JAM Admission Procedure to get a seat in an IIT or IISc. But the aspirants who fail to match the required criteria for IITs and IISc admissions can apply for the CCMN Counselling 2021 and get admission in NITs and CFTIs.



CCMN 2021 Important Dates & Calendar


The notification for CCMN counselling 2021 has not been released yet. The exam conducting authorities will be releasing a revised schedule for the IIT JAM admission procedure once the results are released.

Check the important dates (Tentative) of CCMN 2021 from the given table below:


Dates (Expected)

Online Registration & Fee Payment and Online Choice Filling

Mid of May 2021

Online Choice Locking

1st week of June 2021

Automatic Locking of saved choices

Mid of June 2021

CCMN 2021 Round 1 Seat Allotment

1st week July 2021

Payment of Seat Acceptance Fee, Document uploading and specifying Willingness

1st week of July 2021

Online Document Verification by officers of Allotted Institute

2nd week of July 2021

Online Change of Willingness / Withdrawal

MId of July 2021

Seat Allotment for Round 2

End of July 2021

Payment of Seat Acceptance Fee, Document uploading and specifying Willingness for Round 2

Fee deposit: End of July 2021

Document Uploading: End of July 2021

Online Document Verification by officers of Allotted Institute

End of July 2021

Online Change of Willingness / Withdrawal

1st week of August 2021

Round 3 of Seat Allotment

Mid of August 2021

Payment of Seat Acceptance Fee and Document uploading

Mid of August 2021

Online Document Verification by officers of Finally Allotted Institute for candidates who have been allotted seat first time or whose allotted institute has been changed

Mid of August 2021

Online admission in the Finally Allotted Institute by depositing the Balance Fee online by candidates of all rounds

Willingness for participation in Special Rounds and relevant affidavit (Annexure-V of Information Brochure) uploading

Mid of August 2021

(For classes, contact the respective institute or visit the respective Institute website)

Online Withdrawal from the Admitted Institute

Mid of August 2021



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List of CCMN 2021 Participating NITs & CFTIs + Course Fee Structure


There are a total of 21 CCMN participating institutes (19 NITs and 2 CFTIs) for admissions through IIT JAM.

For the ease of aspirants, here we have provided the course fee structure of various NITs and CFTIs through the CCMN Counselling Procedure. The balance fee will be collected after adjustment of the seat acceptance fee, already paid by the candidates.

This fee excludes the hostel & mess fee, which will be charged to students using the hostel facility at the time of physical reporting at the institute.

Please check out the complete list below:

Institute Name


Institute Fee (Rs.)



Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar

All Programmes



Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur

All Programmes



Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad

All Programmes



National Institute of Technology Agartala

M.Sc Physics/Chemistry



National Institute of Technology Agartala




National Institute of Technology Calicut

All Programmes



National Institute of Technology Durgapur

All Programmes



National Institute of Technology Hamirpur

All Programmes



National Institute of Technology   Karnataka, Surathkal

All Programmes



National Institute of Technology Meghalaya

All Programmes



National Institute of Technology Nagaland

All Programmes



National Institute of Technology Sikkim

All Programmes



National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur

All Programmes



National Institute of Technology Manipur

All Programmes



National Institute of Technology, Rourkela

All Programmes



National Institute of Technology, Silchar

All Programmes



National Institute of Technology Srinagar

All Programmes



National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli

All Programmes



National Institute of Technology, Warangal

All Programmes



Visvesvaraya National Institute Of Technology Nagpur

All Programmes



Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Longowal

All Programmes



Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

All Programmes





The above fee list is as per the 2020 session. We will be updating the revised fee list for the 2021 exam once it is released.

Candidates whose results are awaited may apply, but they need to submit their mark-sheets before the last date which will be declared on the official website. Check the complete NIT MSc Admission Eligibility Criteria here.



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CCMN 2021 Admission & Counselling Process Defined [Guidelines]


For the benefit of thousands of students who are struggling to get the correct information on the CCMN 2021 process, we are providing every single piece of information in this section- Right from the CCMN Registration to the 1st, 2nd & 3rd Round of Seat Allotments & Counselling.

To present the CCMN Counselling 2021 Procedure in an easy-to-understand manner, we have divided it into 4 different steps. Please go through the visual presentations given below for a better understanding.

 Online Registration + Choice Filling + Fee Payment

 1st Counselling Procedure

 2nd Counselling Procedure

 3rd Counselling Procedure





CCMN Application Form Filling & Submission:


CCMN Counselling Procedure


The Online Form Submission for CCMN Counselling 2021 consists of the following steps –


1. CCMN Registration:


Please follow the steps for successful registration.

Register at CCMN with your JAM details.

Fill in all the asked information accurately and verify it. Preview the details and submit them carefully.

Set a new password and Use OTP to generate PI (Permanent Identifier)

Login with PID or Password to fill in the other vital information like – Personal & Bank Details. Scan & Upload the Required Documents – JAM Score Card, Category Certificates, Birth Certificates or 10th Marksheet and Marksheet of 12th and Graduation.

Upload the Photo, Signature & Documents in Original Format. (Size should be less than 1 MB)


 To register yourself, please visit here– CCMN Online Registration Procedure.



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2. Filling up of Preferences/Choices:


After filling up all the personal details and uploading the required documents, candidates need to mention their choices of programmes in the order of their preference from the list of eligible programmes offered by various PIs appearing in their respective CCMN login

A candidate can fill multiple choices within a single form but he/she should fulfil the eligibility criteria for the preferred choices.

After filling up all the choices, candidates need to lock them. Candidates will not be able to add/delete/reorder after locking the choice list or the due date and time of choice filling is over.


3. Fee Payment:


The candidates are requested to pay the registration fee of INR 2500/- by using SBI MOPS (Debit Card, Net Banking, UPI, SBI e-Challan). Check some important points that need to be considered while paying the fee.

CCMN will not be responsible for any payments made by candidates after the due date.

For e-Challan, generate the e-Challan form by login into CCMN portal.

e-Callan can be generated only once for the registration fee and seat acceptance fee.

Candidates can deposit this e-Challan at any SBI branch to pay the fee.

If the challan is generated but the payment is not done, then the application process will be incomplete.


Also Check – IIT JAM 2021 Seat Matrix for IITs & IISc.


After the Successful Submission of Online Forms, the 1st Round of Seat Allotments Result will be declared. Lets’ see what the candidates would be required to do thereafter.



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1st Round of Counselling:


CCMN 1st Counselling Procedure


The candidates who get the seats in the 1st Round must confirm whether they are accepting the allotted seat or not. If they click on NO, they will no more be able to do the CCMN Counselling 2021.

But If they click on YES, they will have to choose one between the ‘Freeze’ and ‘Float’ options.


Those who accept the seat must submit the Counselling Participation Fee of INR 10,000/- (SC/ST/PwD) & INR 15,000/- (Gen/Gen-EWS/OBC) and <Choose “Freeze” or “Float”>


Freeze: If the candidate has been allotted the ‘Choice No. 3’ and he/she agrees to accept the choice, then the ‘Freeze’ option should be chosen to lock the seat.

Float: If the candidate wants to upgrade to the Highest Possible Choice, then he/she must choose ‘Float’ option to take part in the 2nd Round of Counselling.


Note: The above-mentioned fee is a part of the institute fee, which will be later adjusted against the finally allotted Institute’s admission fee



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2nd Round of Counselling:


CCMN 2nd Counselling Procedure


The candidates who are allotted the seats in the 2nd Round of Counselling may either clicks on YES or NO. If they click on NO, they will be exited from the CCMN Counselling 2021.

If they click on YES, they need to pay the Counselling Participation Fee of INR 10,000/- (SC/ST/PwD) & INR 15,000/- (Gen/Gen-EWS/OBC) (Only in the case of Fresh Allotments) and <Choose “Freeze” or “Float” option>

If they choose the Float Option, then they need to wait for the 3rd Round of Counselling.


Note: The candidates who were allotted seats in the 1st & 2nd Round of Counselling and wish to surrender must do it on or before the start of 3rd Counselling.



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3rd Round of Counselling:


CCMN 3rd Counselling Procedure


Based on the surrendered and remaining seats, the candidates are allotted a seat in this 3rd Round of Counselling.

The candidates who are allotted the seats in this final round must either accept it by choosing the Option ‘Freeze’ and pay the Counselling Participation Fee of INR 10,000/- (SC/ST/PwD) & INR 15,000/- (Gen/Gen-EWS/OBC) or reject it by simply clicking on NO.


After the completion of all the 3 Rounds of Counselling, the selected candidates will be able to get their Provisional Allotment Letters (PAL) to join their respective institutes. The PAL can be downloaded after the 3rd Round of Seat Allotment.


You may also like to read – IIT JAM 2021 Online Application Form.


 Special Announcement:  

The candidates who haven’t got any seat allotted in this third round must wait for the Final Announcement of Vacancies. If there are any vacant seats, they might have a chance to get admission in one of the premier institutes.

The Candidates who have to surrender their seat online can get the refund of their CPF after the deduction of INR 1000/- or INR 2000 or INR 3000 (Depends on the stage where you surrender). The refund will be initiated only in the case of a Valid Seat Surrender.  



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CCMN Frequently Asked Questions


Below we have compiled a set of questions that are commonly asked by the students regarding CCMN Counselling. You can also refer to our IIT JAM FAQs blog for more questions related to the JAM exam.


Q.1) What documents are to be uploaded during registration for CCMN?

Ans.) Candidates who want to fill the CCMN Registration form must have some important documents (clear scanned copy in pdf format) to upload in CCMN Application Form. Such as: -

JAM Scorecard.

A Certificate as proof for “Date of Birth” (Preferably the certificates issued in English / Hindi language).

Category Certificate (SC/ST/OBC/PwD), if applicable.

Mark sheet of the qualifying examination.

Cumulative mark-sheet showing the final result/ total marks for the complete program.

If the final examination result is yet to be published, then the candidate needs to upload a self-declaration as per the Performa.



Q.2) In how many NITs/CFTIs or programmers can I apply in CCMN Form?

Ans.) After registration, candidates can fill in many choices from the lists. There is no requirement to fill the separate application form for each NIT/ CFTI. But it is important to satisfy the minimum eligibility criteria of that NIT.



Q.3) What is PID?

Ans.) PID is a Permanent Identifier that is self-generated after registration and successful payment of registration fee by a candidate. PID is unique and will serve as the sole number to be used for all further communications with CCMN.



Q.4) What is the locking of choices? Is it necessary to lock and after locking can I modify or unlock?

Ans.) Yes, choice locking in CCMN is necessary because the lock is an option indicating the finalization of choices after which the candidates can print their choices in the final format. After locking the choices, you can’t modify or unlock them.


Q.5) How do I apply for CCMN?

Ans) To apply for CCMN 2021 you need to follow step-by-step procedures. Please refer here for the complete process.


Q.6) What is the CCMN last date 2021?

Ans) The last date to fill CCMN 2021 form will be announced soon.



We hope that you are updated with every essential information about JAM CCMN 2021.

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