KEAM Exam Pattern 2022: Check detailed Pattern & Marking Scheme

Kerala Engineering Agricultural Medical Entrance Exam 2022 ( KEAM )

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Updated on Jun 19, 2022 19:36 IST

KEAM Exam Pattern 2022 will be released by the Commissioner for Entrance Examination (CEE) along with the information brochure. KEAM 2022 exam will be held in pen and paper mode. Candidates seeking admission at engineering colleges in the state of Kerala need to appear for two papers which form a part of KEAM exam. Paper 1 will consist of questions asked from Physics and Chemistry, while Paper-II will contain questions from Mathematics.

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KEAM Preparation

Before we move ahead towards the detailed KEAM exam pattern, it is mandatory for candidates to understand the exam syllabus. KEAM syllabus usually consists of topics taught in Class XI and Class XII. However, to get an insight into the Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subject, check out KEAM syllabus 2022.

KEAM Exam Pattern 2022 Highlights

Exam Mode

Offline (pen-paper based)

Number of Papers

2

Question Paper type

Objective (MCQs)

Total no. of questions per paper

120

Marks awarded for correct answer

4

Marks deducted for wrong answer

1

Total marks per paper

480

Exam duration for each paper

2 hours 30 minutes

Medium of language

English only

Detailed KEAM Exam Pattern

The pattern of the exam states that the KEAM question papers will comprise objective type questions (MCQ). For each question asked, five answers will be suggested but, only one of them will be correct. All the questions asked will be from KEAM syllabus listed for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.

For every correct response in the Engineering and Medical Entrance Examinations, candidates will be awarded four marks and for each wrong response, one mark will be deducted from the candidate’s total score.

Take a look at the detailed KEAM exam pattern below:

Time Allotted

Total no. of questions

Total marks

Paper I/Physics and Chemistry

150 minutes

120

480

Paper II/Mathematics

150 minutes

120

480

Total

240

960

 

KEAM Marking Scheme

In order to understand the KEAM question paper pattern, it is important to study the marking scheme in the exam. The exam marking scheme to understand the KEAM pass marks is similar to the JEE Main marking scheme.  

  • Candidates will be awarded 4 marks for every correct answer
  • 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer   
  • 4 marks will be awarded to candidates for marking every accurate answer
  • No marks will be deducted for not attempting a question   
  • In case a candidate has marked two answers for a single question in the OMR sheet, negative marking will be applicable regardless of either of the answers being right or wrong. 

FAQs related to KEAM Exam Pattern 2022

Q. How many questions will be there in KEAM 2022?

A. There will be a total of 240 questions in KEAM 2022 exam. Each paper will contain 120 questions.

Q. What will be the total marks for papers 1 and 2?

A. Each paper of KEAM 2022 will carry 480 marks.

Q. For how many hours KEAM 2022 will be conducted?

A. KEAM 2022 will be held for 2 hours 30 minutes duration.  

Q. Is there any negative marking in KIITEE 2022 exam?

A. Yes, One mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

Q. Will marks be deducted for questions not attempted?

A. No marks will be deducted for questions unanswered.

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Do KEAM exam is necessary for getting admission in Amrita?

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heena agrawal

Scholar-Level 17

a month ago

Hi,Through the eligibility criteria of AEEE 2022, the candidates can understand the requirements for admission into the B.Tech courses offered by the institute. If the candidates fail to meet AEEE 2022 eligibility criteria, there are high chances of them being disqualified. Candidates need to sat...Hi,
Through the eligibility criteria of AEEE 2022, the candidates can understand the requirements for admission into the B.Tech courses offered by the institute. If the candidates fail to meet AEEE 2022 eligibility criteria, there are high chances of them being disqualified. Candidates need to satisfy the eligibility criteria of Amrita entrance exam in order to fill the application form. Candidates can submit the AEEE 2022 application form from the official website. AEEE 2022 exam will be conducted in two phases in online mode. AEEE 2022 phase 1 exam was conducted from June 17 to 19 while the phase 2 exam will be conducted from July 29 to 31.

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Can I get admission in Mesce with a NATA score 118 /200 and 98% mark in HSE without KEAM?

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Sajid Borah

Contributor-Level 6

a month ago

Yes, absolutely you get admission in Mesce with NATA score 118 /200 and 98%mark in hse without KEAM. For more information go to official website.check the cutoff

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