CCMN 2020 - The conducting body of Centralized Counselling for M.Sc/ M.Sc (Tech) admissions to NITs and CFTI will start conducting the CCMN 2020 from the fourth week of April. Candidates who will qualify JAM 2020 examination can apply for admission in M.Sc programmes of 21 NIT’s and 2 CFTIs through CCMN 2020. The last date of filling and submitting CCMN 2020 application form will be the fourth week of May 2020. Applicants will get an option to fill up the subjects and institutes of their choice during the choice filling process of CCMN 2020. Based on the entries made in the choice filling and cut off marks, the conducting body will release three rounds of CCMN 2020 seat allotments.
After the three rounds, a national spot round will be conducted where candidates who have surrendered their seats or not paid counselling participation or counselling confirmation fee will be considered eligible for NSR round of CCMN 2020 counselling. Those candidates who will not register themselves for CCMN 2020 can also participate in National spot round of CCMN. The result of Joint Admission Test will be released on March 20 in online mode. To know more on CCMN 2020 and other details including the eligibility criteria, application form and the counselling procedure read the article below.
Commonly known as
CCMN (Centralised Counselling for M.Sc/ M.Sc (tech) admissions to NITs and CFTIs)
M. Sc/M. Sc (Tech) Programme
Mode of Application
Number of institutes
23 (21 NITs and 2 CFTIs)
Number of seats
Counselling participation fee (SC/ ST)
Counselling participation fee (OBC/ General)
Counselling confirmation fee
CCMN application form release
Fourth week of April 2020
Application fee payment (Rs. 2000) starts (through ICICI Bank Eazypay)
Choice filling starts
Last week of April 2020
Last date of application form submission
Fourth week of May 2020
Last date for payment of CCMN 2020 registration fee (Rs. 2000) through ICICI Bank Eazypay
Last date of choice filling
Last week of May 2020
Automatic locking of choices
Re-upload of defective documents
First week of June 2020
Seat allotment for Round 1
Counselling participation fee payment (Rs. 10,000 for OC/ EWS/ OB Na Rs. 7, 500 for SC/ ST)
Second week of June 2020
Seat allotment for Round 2
Third week of June 2020
Counselling participating fee payment (Rs. 10,000 for OC/ EWS/ OB Na Rs. 7, 500 for SC/ ST)
Third to Fourth week of June 2020
Surrender of seat for first and second round CPF paid candidates
Last week of June to First week of July 2020
Freeze or float option for 2nd Round
Third and fourth week of June 2020
Seat allotment for Round 3
Second week of July 2020
Counselling Confirmation Fee (CCF) Payment for Round 1 and Round 2 CPF paid candidates (ICICI Bank eazypay)
Counselling Participation Fee (CPF) & Counselling Confirmation Fee (CCF) Payment for Round 3 candidates (ICICI Bank eazypay)
Upgradation Round – Allotment Results
Third week of July 2020
NSR vacancy declaration
Download Provisional Admission Letter (PAL)
Third to Last week of July 2020
Availability of Online Application for NSR Registration (for qualified JAM candidates only)
Payment of NSR Registration Fee, Counselling Participation Fee (CPF) and Counselling Confirmation Fee (CCF) (ICICI Bank eazypay)
Rs. 17, 000 for OC/ EWS/ OB (RS. 15, 000 NSR participation fee + Rs. 2000 as registration fee) and Rs. 14, 500 for SC/ ST (RS. 12, 500 NSR participation fee + Rs. 2000 as registration fee) through ICICI Bank Eazypay
Third to Fourth week of July 2020
Last date of online application submission and uploading documents of NSR
NSR Choice Filling start date
Last date of NSR choice filling
Fourth week of July 2020
Automatic locking of NSR choices
NSR Allotment Result
Download NSR Provisional Admission Letter (PAL)
Candidates who wish to apply to NIT and CFTI’s must fulfill the eligibility criteria of CCMN 2020 mentioned below.
Candidates must have secured 60 Percent minimum (General) and 55 Percent minimum (SC/ST/PwD) marks in the qualifying degree examination.
Candidates must have qualified JAM 2020.
Candidates belong to the reserved category (SC/ST/PwD) category must have their valid certificates in hand while attending CCMN 2020.
As per the CCMN 2020 eligibility criteria, candidates belonging to the reserved category will get an age relaxation of maximum five years.
Candidates must make sure to fulfill the age limit mentioned.
The eligibility criteria will be specific for different subjects. Candidates must remember to check the eligibility for the subject of their choice.
Candidates interested to pursue the M.Sc programme offered by the participating institutes must make sure to fill out the application form of CCMN 2020 which will be available in online mode from the fourth week of April 2020. While filling the CCMN 2020 application form candidates must make sure to fill out correctly the choices and institution based on which the counselling procedures are conducted. All the documents mentioned have to be uploaded without any fail. Also, candidates must make sure to pay the application fee as their application will not be considered until the payment procedure is completed.
Admission Fee (INR)
The registration process of CCMN 2020 is not completed without the choice filling process.
While filling the choice filling candidates are provided with the eligible choices as per the data entered by the candidates during the registration process.
A candidate must make sure to give maximum number of choices in his/her own order of preference.
The choices can be rearranged at any time before locking the same.
A candidate is not allowed to proceed for payment and further registration process, if ‘no’ choices are available for the data provided at the time of registration.
The allotment is done as per the choices given by the candidates. So, candidates must make sure they put the choices accordingly.
If candidates do not lock their choices by the last date for choice locking, the last saved choices will be automatically locked. Candidates are advised to lock their choices themselves.
The CCMN 2020 counselling process is conducted based on the scores of the candidates who will appear for JAM 2020 and wish to apply at the participating institutes of CCMN 2020.
The complete CCMN counselling procedure is divided into four steps. i.e, registration, choice filling, seat allotment and counselling participation and confirmation fee payment.
Candidates who wish to participate in the counselling process of CCMN 2020 need to complete the registration process of CCMN 2020 without any fail.
Candidates must note that only those who will qualify JAM 2020 are eligible to apply for CCMN 2020.
Three rounds of CCMN 2020 seat allotment will be released as part of the counselling process wherein the closing scores for each subject and the corresponding institute are mentioned.
Those who accept the seats offered at the seat allotment must pay the Balance Institute Fee (BIF) through the payment modes available for the allotted institute and generate Provisional Admission Letter (PAL) after the final updation of seats.
A ‘National Spot Round’ will be conducted for seats vacant after the final admission list will be released, where the candidates who had not been allotted any seat in the previous counselling rounds of CCMN 2020 had to fill information, upload documents and pay the registration fees to generate Permanent Identifier (PID).
Based on the performance of the candidates in JAM 2020 and seats vacant in various participating institutes, the conducting body will release the CCMN 2020 cut off marks. Candidates will be allotted a seat based on these cut off marks on their desired programmes and institutes. The cut off of CCMN 2020 will be released containing closing score and closing rank in the form of pdf. The conducting body will release the CCMN cut off 2020 for the first three rounds and if all the seats are not filled, the remaining vacancies will be filled by National spot round and Institutional spot admission.
Name of the institute
Candidates will be allotted a seat based on the entries filled in the choice filling round. The first list of CCMN 2020 seat allotment will be released in the second week of June 2020. Candidates who want to accept their allotted seats can pay the counselling participation fee through ICICI bank eazy pay. Similarly, the second and third round of CCMN seat allotment 2020 will be released in the third week of June and Second week of July. Along with the choices filled, the conducting body will also consider common percentile which will be calculated from the JAM rank. After submitting the counselling participation fee, candidates also need to pay CCMN counselling confirmation fee of Rs.5000 after which they can download the provisional admission letter.
A total of 23 institutes including 21 NIT’s and 2 CFTI’s will be included in the participating institutes of CCMN 2020. Given below are the list of NITS and the CFTI’s who will participate in CCMN 2020.
National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar
National Institute of Technology, Agartala
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad
National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh
National Institute of Technology, Calicut
National Institute of Technology, Durgapur
Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur
National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur
National Institute of Technology, Manipur
National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur
National Institute of Technology, Rourkela
National Institute of Technology, Silchar
National Institute of Technology, Srinagar
National Institute of Technology, Warangal
Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Punjab
National Institute of Technology, Sikkim
Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur
National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya
National Institute of Technology, Nagaland
National Institute of Technology, Surathkal
National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli
National Institute of Technology, Puducherry
To check the detailed Seat Matrix of CCMN 2020 - Click here
Per Sem (Approx)
NIT Arunachal Pradesh
3500 (per month)
A total of 21 NIT’s and 2 CFTI will participate in CCMN 2020 counselling.
IIT Kanpur will declare the JAM 2020 result on March 20, 2020.
Candidates can make the payment of CCMN application by ICICI bank eazypay ( debit card, credit card, e-challan, NEFT, Net banking)
Permanent identifier is the login ID formed for CCMN 2020 applicants after the valid registration and fee payment.
No, candidates can only rearrange their choices before the automatic locking. There is no provision for further re arrangement.
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The conducting body of Joint Admission Test for M.Sc programmes declares the cutoff of JAM for each test subject individually. Candidates will be allotted a scorecard based on the cut off scores which will be required for further admission processes.
The cut off scores are usually determined by various factors, such as number of applicants, categories of caste and difficulty of the question papers.
The expected cut off score for IIT JAM Biotechnology 2020 are as follows:
General : 20.93-24.93
OBC : 18.64-22.64
SC/ST/PwD : 9.46-13.46
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