IIITM Kerala 2020: Application (Till 14th June), Dates, Eligibility, Pattern

IIITM Kerala 2020IIITM Kerala 2020 Exam has been postponed. It will be conducted after 15th July 2020Application Form Last date has been extended till 14th June 2020. The examination will be conducted by Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management (IIITM). IIITM Kerala organizes national level entrance exams to offer admission into M.Sc and M.Phill programmes. Candidates will be provided admission into M.Sc Programme through Common Admission Test (ITCAT) and into M.Phill Programme through Research Aptitude Test (ITRAT). Also, students can apply for admission on the basis of GATE and NET scores. Through this article, candidate will get complete information related to IIITM Kerala 2020 including exam dates, application form, exam pattern, syllabus, etc.

IIITM Kerala 2020 Notification – Exam Postponed

newiconIIITM Kerala 2020 Application Form Last date has been extended till 14th June 2020. Check here for application form details.

newiconIIITM Kerala 2020 Exam has been postponed to a date after 15th July 2020. Revised dates will be announced soon.

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Courses Offered

In M.Sc., Admission will be provided in various Computer Science specializations – Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Machine Intelligence and Geospatial Analytics.

In M.Phill, Admission will be provided in Computer Science and Ecological Informatics.

IIITM Kerala Dates 2020

Here we have mentioned the official dates of IIITM Kerala 2020 for various events:

Events Dates 2020
Application form availability2nd March 2020
Last date to fill form and pay fees14th June 2020
Release of Hall ticketAfter 30th June 2020
Date of exam for all PG coursesAfter 15th July 2020
Declaration of ResultAfter 15th July 2020
Commencement of ClassesAfter 15th July 2020

IIITM Kerala 2020 Application Form

Candidate can check complete information about the IIITM Kerala 2020 Application form in this section:

  • IIITM Kerala 2020 Application form has been made available through the online mode.
  • Online registration process has been started from 2nd March 2020.
  • Students can apply till 14th June 2020 for all PG courses.
  • Candidate must read all the instructions & go through complete eligibility carefully before filling the application form.
  • If candidate wants to apply for more than one course, they will have to fill separate application forms.
  • Students must upload the passport size photograph (less than 500 KB) in JPG/JPEG format. Image uploaded in the wrong format will lead to rejection of form.

Application Fee:

Mode of Payment: Candidate can submit the fee through online (via debit card/ credit card or net banking)

  • The application fee is Rs.500/-.

IIITM Kerala 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidate should fulfill the given below IIITM Kerala 2020 Eligibility Criteria before applying for the entrance test:

For M.Sc. (Computer Science):

  • Qualifying Marks: Candidate must have passed Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Science or its equivalent with Mathematics subject.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidate must have secured at least of 60% marks or CPI/CGPA of 6.5 or above in 10 points in the qualifying exam.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in the last semester are also eligible to apply.

For M.Phill (Ecological Informatics):

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate must have passed M.Sc. in Natural Science (Botany, Environmental Science, Zoology and Plant Science) or Physical Science.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidate must secured at least of 60% marks or CPI/CGPA of 6.5 or above in 10 points in the qualifying exam. For ST/SC candidates minimum passing marks are sufficient to be eligible.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in the final semester are also eligible to apply.

For M.Phill (Computer Science):

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate must have done M.Tech/ M.Sc./MCA in Computer Science/Information Technology/ Computational Science/ Electronics/ Geo-informatics) having minimum of three papers in Computer Science/ Information Technology in the qualifying exam.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidate must have secured at least of 60% marks or CGPA of above 6.5 in 10 points or equivalent in the mentioned subjects.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in the last semester are also eligible to apply.

IIITM Kerala 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check below the exam pattern of IIITM Kerala 2020 entrance test:

  • Exam Mode: The entrance test (ITCAT / ITRAT) will be held in online mode.
  • Type of Questions: There will be total 60 multiple choice questions in the paper.
  • Duration: 1 hour will be given to complete the paper.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct answer, 4 mark will be given.
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark will b deducted for each incorrect answers.

Check the distribution of questions in the below table for IIITM Kerala 2020 exam:

Subjects No. of Questions
General Science9
General Knowledge7
English and Reasoning15
Basic Computer Science15

IIITM Kerala 2020 Syllabus

IIITM Kerala 2020 Syllabus can be checked by the candidates by online mode. The syllabus will vary for ITCAT and ITRAT test.


The Syllabus will consist of topics from Computer Science, General Knowledge, Aptitude, General Science and Engineering and Mathematics.


The Syllabus will consist of topics from Computer Science, General Knowledge, Aptitude, Research Aptitude, Mathematics and General Science.

IIITM Kerala 2020 Preparation Tips

Here in this section, we have discussed various preparation tips with the help of which candidates qualify the entrance test:

  • Start with basic topics. Make sure to clear your basic concepts of the topics coming in the test.
  • Motivation and planning for the entrance test are equally important, so start studying in a planned way.
  • Solve mock test and sample papers regularly.
  • You can also take some help from online lectures and mobile apps for preparation.
  • Candidates are advised not to learn new topics at the last moment.
  • Mark the questions that you feel are important and tough. Discuss them with your teachers and friends.
  • Study from good sources of study materials.

Exam Centers

IIITM Kerala 2020 examination will be conducted in the following cities –

Kerala: Calicut, Perinthalmanna, Cochin, Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Thodupuzha, Trivandrum, Palakkad, Kasargod,

Other Cities: Chennai, Hyderabad, Madurai, Guwahati, Kolkata, Patna, New Delhi.

FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: The application process for IIITM Kerala 2020 will get started from 1st March 2020.

Answer: No, application form will be available only in online mode for IIITM Kerala 2020.

Answer: Last date to fill application form is till 22nd May 2020.

Answer: IIITM Kerala 2020 Application fee can be paid through debit card/ credit card/ net banking or through DD in offline mode.

Answer: Once the application has been submitted, you cannot make changes in the details.

Answer: The important subjects for the IIITM Kerala 2020 exam are General awareness, Mathematics, English, Reasoning, General science etc.

Answer: There will be negative marking of 1 mark in the IIITM Kerala 2020 exam.

IIITM Kerala 2020 Admit Card

The university will release IIITM Kerala 2020 Admit card after 30th June 2020. The admit cards can be downloaded through online mode. No hard copy of admit card will be provided by the university through offline mode.

Once your admit card is displayed, cross check the details given on it and make sure they are true and correct. Students will be able to download their IITM Kerala admit cards using their login credentials. At the time of appearing for the entrance exam candidates have to carry a valid photo id proof along with the admit card.

IIITM Kerala 2020 Result

IIITM Kerala 2020 Result will be released after 15th July 2020. Applicants will be able to check their marks online by entering their login credentials. IITM Kerala results will be available after the successful completion of entrance exam.

Candidates those passed in the written test of IIITM Kerala 2020, will be next called for interview process. Separate rank list will be released by the board for ITRAT, ITCAT and GATE qualified candidates.

IIITM Kerala 2020 Admission

After qualifying the IIITM Kerala 2020 entrance exam, candidates will be required to appear for interview rounds. Also, the IITM Kerala counselling process will start after the results announcement for the qualified candidates for admission.

During interview process, candidates also have to carry their required documents for the document verification process. Final admission will be given on the basis of performance of the candidates in the entrance test and interview / counselling rounds. Also, candidates will get admission on the basis of GATE or NET Scores.

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