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June 13, 2018 • 12:00 am

CCMN 2018 Dates, Eligibility, Counselling Process & Colleges Rank List


CCMN 2018 Dates, Eligibility, Counselling Process & Colleges Rank List



Dear Candidates,


Hope you did well in IIT JAM Exam! The official website has declared the result for IIT JAM 2018 on 20th March 2018. Those who have qualified the exam, will go for the IIT JAM Counselling procedure. But success cannot come to all. There must be a few candidates who wouldn't be able to take part in the counselling procedure due to less scores for IIT and IISc.



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To benefit such candidates with worthwhile career opportunities, NIT Rourkela conducts a Centralized Counselling for M.Sc. Programs. See what CCMN brings out for the JAM qualified candidates!



What is CCMN 2018? Facts, Process and Participating Institutes


The Centralized Counselling for M.Sc. 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 2018 Procedure and get their M.Sc. goals accomplished with the NITs and CFTIs.




Use these Quick Links to access the desired Information about CCMN 2018

CCMN 2018 Participating Colleges, Seat Matrix & Fee Structure CCMN Online Form Filling & Counselling Procedure
CCMN 2018 Important Dates & Calendar CCMN Opening & Closing Rank PDF 
CCMN Eligibility Criteria




CCMN 2018 Important Dates & Calendar - Mark them for Yourself!



Release of CCMN 2018 Application from26th April 2018
Beginning of Choice Filling30th April 2018
Last date for filling up the CCMN 2018 Application Form23rd May 2018
Last date for Choice Filling4th June 2018
CCMN 2018 Round 1 Seat Allotment Result8th June 2018
Seat Allotment through CCMN 2018 Round 219th June 2018
CCMN 2018 Round 3 of Seat Allotment9th July 2018





List of CCMN 2018 Participating NITs & CFTIs + M.Sc. Seat Matrix + Course Fee Structure



There are total 20 institutes (18 NITs and 2CFTIs) which are participating in JAM 2018 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 2017.

Please check out the complete list below.



S. No.Institutes NamesOffered CoursesTotal Available SeatsFee Structure (INR)Start Dates of Classes(Tentative) 
1.NIT AgartalaM.Sc. in Physics1033,35033,350July 2018
M.Sc. in Mathematics1032,95032,950
M.Sc. in Chemistry1033,35033,350
2.Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT), AllahabadM.Sc. in Mathematics & Science Computing2331,15123,651July 2018
3.NIT Arunachal PradeshM.Sc. in Mathematical Physics2038,70038,700July 2018
4.NIT, CalicutM.Sc. in Physics2012,0504,550July 2018
M.Sc. in Chemistry20
M.Sc. in Mathematics20
5.NIT, DurgapurM.Sc. in Physics2018,95011,450July 2018
M.Sc. in Chemistry20
M.Sc. in Mathematics with Computer Applications20
6.NIT, HamirpurM.Sc. in Physics2046,300 (Girls) & 49,300 (Boys)46,300 (Girls) & 49,300 (Boys)July 2018
M.Sc. in Chemistry20
M.Sc. in Mathematics20
7.Malviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT), JaipurM.Sc. in Physicswill be updated soonwill be updated soonwill be updated soonJuly 2018
M.Sc. in Chemistrywill be updated soon
M.Sc. in Mathematicswill be updated soon
8.NIT, JalandharM.Sc. in Physics3120,05020,050July 2018
M.Sc. in Chemistry31
M.Sc. in Mathematics31
9.NIT, JamshedpurM.Sc. in Physics3055,00047,500July 2018
M.Sc. in Chemistry30
M.Sc. in Mathematics30
10.NIT, ManipurM.Sc. in Mathematics159,3501,850July 2018
M.Sc. in Physics15
M.Sc. in Chemistry15
11.Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), NagpurM.Sc. in Physics2024,00024,000July 2018
M.Sc. in Chemistry20
M.Sc. in Mathematics20
12.NIT, RourkelaM.Sc. in Chemistry3048,50041,100July 2018
M.Sc. in Applied Geology30
M.Sc. in Atmospheric Sciences15
M.Sc. in Life Science30
M.Sc. in Mathematics30
M.Sc. in Physics30
13.NIT, SikkimM.Sc. in Chemistry1527,80020,300July 2018
14.NIT, SilcharM.Sc. in Applied Physics2043,500 (Hostel) & 24,870 (No Hostel)35,500 (Hostel) & 16,870 (No Hostel)July 2018
M.Sc. in Applied Chemistry20
M.Sc. in Mathematics20
15.NIT, SrinagarM.Sc. in Physics2535,75028,250July 2018
16.NIT, MeghalayaM.Sc. in Mathematics16will be updated soonwill be updated soonJuly 2018
M.Sc. in Physics16will be updated soonwill be updated soonJuly 2018
M.Sc. in Chemistry16will be updated soonwill be updated soonJuly 2018
17.NIT NagalandData Analyticswill be updated soonwill be updated soonwill be updated soonJuly 2018
18.IISER TirupatiIntegrated PhD in Biologywill be updated soonwill be updated soonwill be updated soonJuly 2018
Integrated Ph.D. in Chemistry
Integrated Ph.D. in Physics
Integrated PhD in Mathematics
19.NIT, WarangalM.Sc. in Applied Mathematics2463,200 (Hostel) & 60,200 (No Hostel)63,200 (Hostel) & 60,200 (No Hostel)July 2018
M.Sc. in Mathematics & Scientific Computing24
M.Sc. in Engineering Physics48
M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry24
M.Sc. in Analytical Chemistry24
20.Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology (SLIET), PunjabM.Sc. in Chemistry2038,000 (Hostel) & 25,000 (No Hostel)38,000 (Hostel) & 25,000 (No Hostel)July 2018
M.Sc. in Mathematics20
M.Sc. in Physics20
21.Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), ShibpurM.Sc. in Physics161950012000July 2018
M.Sc. in Chemistry16
M.Sc. in Applied Geology16
M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics16
M.Sc. in Food Processing & Nutrition Science16




CCMN 2018 Eligibility Criteria for Admissions into Various M.Sc. & Related Programs



Before getting enrolled for the CCMN 2018 process, the candidate must ensure that he/she meets the following defined eligibility conditions.


1. JAM Qualification with a Valid Score.


2. Following certificates approved by the concerned Departments of Govt of India – OBC-NCL Certificate, ST/SC Certificate, PWD Certificate. (Download the Standard Format from here)


3. Age requirements (Birth certificate or 10th Mark sheet will only be considered valid.)


4. Educational Qualification:


Institutes TypesFor Gen/OBCFor SC/ST/PWD
Aggregate System of Evaluation (Based on Aggregate Marks)6.5 CGPA or 60%6.0 CGPA or 55%
Honors System of Evaluation (No Aggregate Marks)6.5 CGPA or 60%6.0 CGPA or 55%



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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.


5. Candidates must have passed Mathematics as a subject at 10+2 level. This criterion is applicable on all the Participating Institutes accept the below ones –


 IIEST, Shibpur (All Courses) NIT, Rourkela (Applied Geology, Atmospheric Sciences, Life Science) NIT, Hamirpur (Chemistry) SLIET, Punjab (Chemistry & Physics) NIT, Warangal (Organic & Analytical Chemistry)



CCMN 2018 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:


CCMN Counselling Step by Step Procedure



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


1. Registration:


Please follow the steps for successful registration.


(i). Register at CCMN with your JAM 2018 details.


(ii) Fill all the asked information accurately and verify it.


(iii). Preview the details and Submit Carefully.


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


(v). Login with PID or Password to fill the other vital information like – Personal & Bank Details.


(vi). Scan & Upload the Required Documents – JAM Score Card, Category Certificates, Birth Certificates or 10th Marksheet and Marksheet of 12th and Graduation.


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



For complete details, please visit – CCMN Online Registration Procedure.



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.


To make a smart approach, please check out the table mentioned above. Scroll Up!



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) NEFT



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.



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Check out – IIT JAM 2018 Seat Matrix for IITs & IISc.




After the Successful Submission of Online Forms, the 1st Round of Seat Allotments Result will be declared in the 1st week of June 2018. Lets’ see what the candidates would be required to do thereafter.



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1st Round of Counselling:


CCMN 1st Counselling Procedure



CCMN Round 1 allotment result published. Candidates can check their allotment details here.


The candidates who got 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 2018.


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 (3rd Week of June 2018).





1. The candidates who do not get any seat in 1st Round of Counselling must wait for the 2nd Round that will be conducted in the 3rd Week of June 2018.2. 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.



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 2018.


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 (First Week of July 2018).





1. 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.2. The candidates who were not allotted any seats in the 2nd Round of Counselling must wait for the 3rd Round to be held in the First Week of July 2018.




3rd Round of Counselling:


CCMN 3rd Counselling Procedure



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 2019 Online Application Form.



 Special Announcement:  1. 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.2. 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.  




CCMN 2018 Opening & Closing Ranks – Download PDF & Analyze



The candidates who take part is CCMN Counselling are allotted the seats in NITs or CFTIs based on their marks & the available number of seats in participating colleges.


The CCMN 2018 Opening and Closing Ranks are yet to be disclosed. The PDFs will be uploaded as soon as the counseling procedure completes. For those who are confused about the Opening and Closing Ranks for different NITs and CFTIs, can take reference from the previous year’s data.


You can view or download them in PDF format from the link given below.



S. No.CCMN CounsellingRoundPDF
1.CCMN 2017Round 1View/Download
Round 2View/Download
Round 3View/Download
2.CCMN 2016Round 1View/Download
Round 2View/Download
Round 3View/Download



The seat allotment procedure doesn’t depend on Rank List.



Please also check – JAM 2018 Opening & Closing Ranks



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  • Mallikarjuna P
    Hello, I have secured a rank of 1186 in IIT JAM PHYSICS and I belong to general category. Where do you think I can get a seat?
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  • Mukesh Kumar Bunker
    sir i have got my 10th cbse exam result with one subject compartment, i want to know that can i join next 11th class before clearing my compartment exam... pls sir help me to clear this doubt..
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    Eduncle Team
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  • Dharmesh
    i secured 2527 rank in jam 2018 obc category can i get a nit ? please help sir
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  • Hi Sir/Mam How can I know whether an university is of Aggregate System of Evaluation (Based on Aggregate Marks) or Honours System of Evaluation (No Aggregate Marks)?
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  • Nirmal Sahoo
    Sir, I have scored 46 marks in iit-jam chemistry with AIR 999, can i have a seat in NITs.
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  • Aniruddh Pratap
    Sir my undergraduate percentage is 55 . I can fill ccmn
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  • Vipin
    I've got 206 rank in IIT JAM BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES.. what are the chances to get a seat in Msc life sciences at NIT rourkela. I am a general category student. Please reply soon
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Vipin,   In most likelihood, you'll get admission in NIT Rourkela in first round of CCMN NIT Counselling, Even if you don't get desired institute in first round there are two more rounds.   Thanks for asking!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Debajyoti Jana
    Sir .i have 4257 rank in physics belongs to sc quota.can i get a nit sir....????
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    Debajyoti Jana
    Please reply me
  • Tanya
    My iit jam 2018 rank is 824 in chemistry (general catagory). Could i get admission in any NIT??
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  • Tanya
    My iit-jam 2018 rank in chemistry is 824 (general catagory) Could i get admission in any NIT ?
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