What are the 'Frequently Asked Questions' in CAP online application portal?
UGCAP is Centralized Allotment Process for admission to UG Programmes under merit/reservation seats. Through CAP an applicant can access several colleges/Programmes by putting in a single application online. It saves time, money and effort of the candidates seeking admission to UG Programmes in afkindly check your internet kifiliated colleges of MG University. The placement of the candidates in various programmes and institutions will be according to their choice, merit and socially determined norms.
The different categories of seats coming under the ambit of CAP are as follows:
Type of CollegeOpen QuotaReservation (50%)
Government College50%20%20%10%
Aided College (Forward Community)50%20%NilNil
Aided College (Backward Community)40%20%NilNil
Unaided College/Courses55% of the 50% of the sanctioned strength10% of the 50% of sanctioned strength 25% of the 50% of sanctioned strength 10
Facilities are available at the Akshaya centres, IT @ school projects & information kiosks in affiliated institutions.
No. Application fee can be remitted through integrated online payment mode only. Applicant may use Credit Card/Debit Cards/Internet banking for online payment. Other modes of remittance will not be accepted.
Verification of the digital copies of the documents/original documents will be done at the time of admission and also at the time of registration for the examination. If, at any point of time, the candidate is found to have furnished incorrect details, his/her allotment/ candidature will be cancelled.
All the application details except the applicant's name and category can be modified. Besides, an applicant can change the college / programme, make addition / deletion of college/ course within the time period prescribed by the university, after the trial allotment.
If a candidate wishes so, options can be rearranged after the first allotment. However, candidates are not permitted to add new options after the date data modification.
If a candidate is satisfied with a given allotment and does not want to be considered for further allotments, he should cancel all the remaining higher options, failing which, he will be considered for further allotments. A candidate retaining all or any of his/her higher options after an allotment, is bound to accept the next allotment, if any, failing which he/ she will lose the previous allotment as well as the new allotment. He / she will not be considered for any further allotments. Alternatively, all the higher options of the candidate who chooses permanent admission get cancelled automatically. Hence the above directions are applicable for those who seek to avail higher options and continue to choose temporary admission.
The fee due to the university i.e. Rs. 1113/- shall be remitted online through integrated payment gateway, and select the mode of admission – i.e. temporary/permanent. Tuition fee need be remitted only by applicants who secure admission in their first option itself and those students who decide to seek permanent admission by deciding to cancel higher options. Those students who retain higher options need not pay any fee at the institution at the time of admission . However, they should remit the fee applicable to the last allotted option in the institution/ college concerned, before the commencement of the classes, failing which they will be treated as not joined.
Hardcopies of the filled in application shall not be, repeat, shall not be sent to the University.
Reporting to the college/choosing online admission within the prescribed time limit is mandatory. If an applicant fails to do this, his/her candidature will be cancelled and he/ she will not be considered for subsequent allotments.
Considering the current situation prevailing due to Covid – 19 Pandemic, University have introduced facility for confirming admission/allotment online. The applicant who has been allotted to a particular option need to remit the requisite fee due to the University and opt for "Temporary/Permanent Admission". The Colleges shall verify the credentials in the online application with the digital documents uploaded along with the application and shall admit/reject the candidate. The candidate who wish to take permanent admission is required to remit tuition fee through any of the online modes facilitated by the colleges concerned.
Originals of certificates should not be sent to the colleges at the time of admission considering the current situation of Covid -19 Pandemic. Only digital copies of certificates need be uploaded at the time of applying online. Original certificates shall be produced at the time and date fixed by the University considering the situation due to the contagion.
a) No, the seats under community quota are filled by the respective managements. b) No. Only applicants belonging to the community which runs the aided college can apply under community quota. c) The selection of the candidate under the community quota is on the basis of merit marks plus bonus marks, if any.
Admission to seats under management quota does not come under the purview of CAP. Candidates who wish to apply to seats under management quota shall apply directly to the college concerned. However, such candidates should apply through CAP initially and submit the copy of the application/CAP application number to the colleges where the candidate wish to apply for Management quota.
5% of the seats are reserved for persons with disabilities. Applicants seeking admission under this category shall apply online through CAP. University shall publish the ranklist from which the admission is done at the college level.
2 seats in each programme for sports & games and 1 seat in each programme for cultural activities are reserved for persons proficient in these activities. Candidates seeking admission under these categories shall apply through CAP.
Only candidates whose annual family income is below Rs 6 lacs are eligible for reservation of seats under SEBC category. Such candidates should submit Non-Creamy layer Certificate from the revenue authority concenrned.
Number specific percentage of reservation has been fixed for OEC candidates. However, they can be considered against vacant SC/ST seats subject to the condition that their annual family income is below Rs.6 lacs.
The benefit of SC/ST reservation in educational institutions in Kerala state is limited to the list of SC/ST candidates approved by the govt of Kerala (See prospectus for admission to UG Programmes through CAP).
22. I am an applicant who resides in the Union Territory of Lakshadweep. Can I avail of the benefits of SC/ST/SEBC reservation? Is there any special reservation for Lakshadweep candidates?
In the case SC/ST candidates, no income limit is prescribed for claiming reservation.
Candidates belonging to reservation category who secure admission under open merit quota need not produce community/income certificate at the time of joining the programme.
Only candidates belonging to forward communities can apply for seats under EBFC category. 10% of the total seats in government colleges/Self financing Programmes are reserved for applicants belonging to Economically Weaker section. For availing the benefit of reservation under this category the annual family income of the applicant shall not exceed the prescribed limit i.e. four lakhs as stipulated in GO (MS)No. 128/2020/H Edn dated 20/03/2020.
Mark relaxation is granted to the following community/ category enjoying reservation of seats:-
Community/CategoryRelaxation in Marks
OBC Candidates3% relaxation
OEC candidates5% relaxation
SEBC candidates3% relaxation
P.H. candidates5% relaxation
Please peruse the Clause 4.2 (a,b,c) of prospectus of UG admission through CAP.
If vacant seats exist after I and II allotments, vacancies shall be re-notified twice and special facility for online allotment shall be provided to SC/ST candidate who had not applied hitherto.
A handicap mark of 5 will be deducted from the total rank marks for each additional appearance the applicant has taken for completing the qualifying examination.
Second language will be allotted at the time of admission by the college/ institution concerned on the preference of the candidate and availability at the college.
Students who passed examination conducted by other state boards have to produce eligibility certificate at the time of joining degree programme. Students who have passed examination from CBSE, CISCE and Kerala State Higher Secondary Board are exempted from producing eligibility certificate.
Commerce, Commercial Correspondence and Commercial Geography, Accountancy, Book-Keeping and Accountancy, Economics, Life Insurance and Salesmanship, Banking with Secretarial Practice, Business Studies, Mathematics, Computer Science/Computer Application, Informatics Practice, Management, Informatics Practice & Management.
Mutual transfer is not permitted under the system of CAP
Blind applicants are not allowed to pursue studies under the faculty of science.
No rounding of marks is permitted while calculating minimum eligibility for admission.
There is no age bar for applying to Programmes that come under the purview of CAP.
If the index marks of more candidates happened to be the same, then for breaking the 'tie' the following criteria shall be followed one after another in the order given below:
  • 1. The candidate who has scored higher marks in the concerned elective subject shall be placed senior in the rank list. For B Com programme, Business Studies (Commerce) shall be considered as the Elective subject.
  • 2. The candidate who has scored higher marks for Part III subjects (or the Subjects other than languages, if part is not specified) taken together shall be placed senior in the rank list.
  • 3. The candidate who has scored higher marks in Part I (English if Part is not specified) shall be placed senior in the ranklist.
  • 4. The candidate who has scored higher marks in Part II (Second Language if Part is not specified) shall be placed senior in the ranklist.
  • 5. By giving residential weightage (at District/State Levels).
  • 6. Preference shall be given to candidates who are elder, and the age difference shall be calculated in completed years only, rounding down fractions. (As candidates having difference in age less than one year happens to be admitted in the same class).