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January 9, 2020 • 3:55 pm

CCMN 2020 Dates, Fee Structure, Counselling Process



IIT Kanpur will declare the result for IIT JAM 2020 on 20th March 2020. Those who will qualify the exam, can fill the form of IIT JAM Counselling. But success cannot come to all. Some candidates can't able to participate in the counselling process due to the low marks of IIT and IISc.

To benefit such candidates with worthwhile career opportunities, NIT Rourkela conducts a Centralized Counselling for M.Sc. Programs.

Here You will find: -

What is CCMN 2020

Important Dates

Participating Institute with Fee Structure

CCMN Counselling Process

Frequently Asked Questions



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What is CCMN 2020? Facts, Process and Participating Institutes


The Centralized Counselling for MSc Programs serve 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 who fail to match the required criteria for IITs & IISc Admission can apply for the CCMN 2020 Procedure and get their MSc goals accomplished with the NITs and CFTIs.



CCMN 2020 Important Dates & Calendar - Mark them for Yourself!


Event Dates
Release of 2020 Application from April 2020
Last date for filling up the CCMN Application Form May 2020
CCMN 2020 Round 1 Seat Allotment First Week of June 2020
Seat Allotment for Round 2 Second Week of June 2020
Round 3 of Seat Allotment July 2020



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List of CCMN 2020 Participating NITs & CFTIs + Course Fee Structure


There are total 22 institutes (20 NITs and 2 CFTIs) which are participating in IIT JAM 2020 Admission through CCMN.

Information like Seat Matrix and Course fee structure is yet to be disclosed by the official website. For reference, you can have a look on the seat matrix and course fee structure of various NITs and CFTIs through CCMN Counselling Procedure of the year 2019.

Please check out the complete list below.


S. No.

Institutes Names

Offered Courses

Fee Structure for First Semester (Approx.)




NIT Agartala

M.Sc. in Physics



M.Sc. in Mathematics

M.Sc. in Chemistry


Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT), Allahabad

M.Sc. in Mathematics & Science Computing




NIT Arunachal Pradesh

M.Sc. in applied Physics




NIT, Calicut

M.Sc. in Physics



M.Sc. in Chemistry

M.Sc. in Mathematics


NIT, Durgapur

M.Sc. in Physics



M.Sc. in Chemistry

M.Sc. in Mathematics


NIT, Hamirpur

M.Sc. in Physics



M.Sc. in Chemistry

M.Sc. in Mathematics & Computing


Malviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT), Jaipur

M.Sc. in Physics



M.Sc. in Chemistry

M.Sc. in Mathematics


NIT, Jalandhar

M.Sc. in Physics



M.Sc. in Chemistry

M.Sc. in Mathematics


NIT, Jamshedpur

M.Sc. in Physics



M.Sc. in Chemistry

M.Sc. in Mathematics


NIT, Manipur

M.Sc. in Mathematics



M.Sc. in Physics

M.Sc. in Chemistry


Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur

M.Sc. in Physics



M.Sc. in Chemistry

M.Sc. in Mathematics


NIT, Rourkela

M.Sc. in Chemistry



M.Sc. in Applied Geology

M.Sc. in Atmospheric Sciences

M.Sc. in Life Science

M.Sc. in Mathematics

M.Sc. in Physics


NIT, Sikkim

M.Sc. in Chemistry




NIT, Silchar

M.Sc. in Applied Physics



M.Sc. in Applied Chemistry

M.Sc. in Mathematics


NIT, Srinagar

M.Sc. in Physics




NIT, Meghalaya

M.Sc. in Mathematics



M.Sc. in Physics

M.Sc. in Chemistry


NIT Nagaland

M.Sc. in Physics




NIT, Warangal

M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics



M.Sc. in Mathematics & Scientific Computing

M.Sc. in Engineering Physics

M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry

M.Sc. in Analytical Chemistry


Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology (SLIET), Punjab

M.Sc. in Chemistry



M.Sc. in Mathematics

M.Sc. in Physics


Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur

M.Sc. in Physics



M.Sc. in Chemistry

M.Sc. in Applied Geology

M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics

M.Sc. in Food Processing & Nutrition Science


NIT Surathkal

M.Sc in Physics



M.Sc in Chemistry


NIT Tiruchirappalli

M.Sc in Physics



M.Sc in Chemistry

M.Sc in Mathematics

M.Sc in Computer Science


Note - The candidates whose result is awaited may apply but they need to submit their mark-sheets before the last date which will be declared by the official website. Check the complete NIT MSc Admission Eligibility Criteria here.



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CCMN 2020 Admission & Counselling Process Defined [Guidelines]


Right from the CCMN Online Registration to the 1st, 2nd & 3rd Round of Seat Allotments, we are providing every single information in this section.

To present the CCMN Counselling Procedure in an easy to understand manner, we have divided it into the 5 different steps. Please check out the visual presentations given below.


 Online Registration + Choice Filling + Fee Payment

 1st Counselling Procedure

 2nd Counselling Procedure

 3rd Counselling Procedure





Online Form Filling & Submission:



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



1. Registration:


Please follow the steps for successful registration.

Register at CCMN with your JAM 2020 details.

Fill all the asked information accurately and verify it. Preview the details and Submit Carefully.

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

Login with PID or Password to fill 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)


For complete details, please visit – 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 amongst all the Participating Colleges.

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

After filling up all the choices, candidates need to Lock them. Once locked, they will not be able to edit them.



3. Fee Payment:


The candidates are requested to pay the registration fee of INR 2000/- by using any of the following methods –

State Bank Collect (Net Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card/SBI E-Challan)



Read the Complete Instructions here – CCMN Online Payment Method.


Note: The candidates who mistakenly upload the wrong/defected documents at the time of Online Submission can replace the old ones with the correct documents on dates declared by the official website.


Check – IIT JAM 2020 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:



The candidates who get the seats in 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 2020.

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 7,500/- (SC/ST) & INR 10,000/- (Gen/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 candidates who were allotted in 1st Round and wish to surrender their seats can do it on the dates mentioned by the Official website.



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2nd Round of Counselling:



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 2020.

If they click on YES, they need to pay the Counselling Participation Fee of INR 7,500/- (SC/ST) & INR 10,000/- (Gen/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 in the 1st & 2nd Round of Counselling and wish to surrender their seats must surrender them on or before the start of 3rd Counselling.



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3rd Round of Counselling:



Based on the surrender seats and remaining seats, the candidates are allotted 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 7,500/- (SC/ST) & INR 10,000/- (Gen/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 2020 Online Application Form.


 Special Announcement:  

The candidates who do not get any seat allotment in this third round must wait for the Final Announcement of Vacancies. If there are any vacant seats, they might have the chances to get the admissions.

The Candidates who have to surrender their seats online can get the refund of their CPF after the deduction of INR 1000/-. The refund will be initiated only in the case of Valid Seat Surrender. 



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CCMN Queries Asked by the Candidates


Q.1) What documents 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 programme.

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) How many NITs/CFTIs or programmers can I apply in CCMN Form?

Ans.) After registration, candidates can fill 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 which 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 locking of choices? It is necessary to lock and after locking can I modify or unlock?

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



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