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KEAM Syllabus 2024: CEE has revised the KEAM 2024 syllabus. The latest and changed syllabus is available on this page below as PDF. Candidates will have to follow the revised syllabus to prepare for KEAM 2024. Nore that candidates must not follow the old syllabus for KEAM 2024, as all questions in KEAM 2024 will be based on topics mentioned in the modified KEAM 2024 syllabus. KEAM syllabus PDF is released for all three subjects â€“ Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics. To prepare well for KEAM, it is important to study the KEAM syllabus and the KEAM exam pattern. This year CEE has revised the KEAM exam pattern. KEAM 2024 will be held in computer based test mode and there will be one paper instead of two. The KEAM 2024 entrance exam for engineering courses will consist of 150 questions, with Mathematics having 75 questions, Physics having 45 questions and Chemistry having 30 questions. Candidates will have 180 minutes to complete the exam. For candidates appearing for KEAM 2024 BPharm ONLY, the entrance exam will have 45 questions in Physics and 30 questions in Chemistry, to be completed within 90 minutes. Each correct answer will fetch candidates four marks, while every incorrect answer will result in a deduction of one mark.
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Q: Â What is KEAM Syllabus?
The syllabus of KEAM is prescribed by CEE Kerala. The KEAM syllabus comprises all three subjects Physics Chemistry & Mathematics. KEAM syllabus is based on class 11 and 12 examinations. The weightage of the subjects in KEAM will be 5:3:2 in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
Q: Â What is the mode of KEAM exam?
KEAM will be held in online CBT mode from 2024 onwards. The Commissioner of Entrance Examinations has received approval from the government of Kerala to conduct KEAM in CBT mode. KEAm exam pattern has been changed this year onwards. KEAM 2024 will be held in computer based test mode and there will be one paper instead of two. The KEAM 2024 entrance exam for engineering courses will consist of 150 questions, with Mathematics having 75 questions, Physics having 45 questions and Chemistry having 30 questions. Candidates will have 180 minutes to complete the exam. For candidates appearing for KEAM 2024 BPharm ONLY, the entrance exam will have 45 questions in Physics and 30 questions in Chemistry, to be completed within 90 minutes. Each correct answer will fetch candidates four marks, while every incorrect answer will result in a deduction of one mark.
Q: Â Do I need to cover the entire syllabus of KEAM?
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Q: Â What are some preparation tips for KEAM?
With more than 1 Lacs candidates appearing for the entrance examination, the candidates need a well strategic plan to score better marks in KEAM . KEAM preparation tips aim to provide proper planning on what can be done to achieve a good score. The basic things are: Know KEAM syllabus Stay updated with the KEAM exam pattern Plan a proper timetable Some important tips: Start with the basics Make sure to study daily Practice with sample papers Revise what you have studied Avoid adding new topics at the last minute of preparation Include breaks.
Q: Â Where can I get the syllabus for KEAM?
Candidates can download the KEAM syllabus PDF form the official website of CEE. CEE is the KEAM conducting body. The syllabus of KEAM can be checked and downloaded with the KEAM prospectus. The topics to study for the KEAM exam is the entire syllabus of 10+2 Maths Physics and Chemistry. The important topics from the syllabus are as follows: Important Topics in KEAM Physics Syllabus Introduction & Measurement, Description of Motion in One Dimension, Description of Motion in Two & Three Dimension, Laws of Motion Work, Energy & Power, The Motion of System of Particles & Rigid Body Rotation, Gravitation Mechanics of Solids & Fluids, Heat & Thermodynamics Oscillations, Waves Electrostatics, Optics Solids & Semiconductor Devices, Current Electricity. Important Topics in KEAM Chemistry Syllabus Basic Concepts and Atomic Structure, Block Elements, States of Matter Bonding and Molecular Structure, Periodic Properties of Elements & Hydrogen, Basics Principles, Purification & Characterization of Organic Compounds, Hydrocarbons, Coordination Compounds & Organometallics, Important topics in KEAM Mathematics Syllabus Sets, Relation & Functions, Complex Numbers, Quadratic Equations, Linear Inequations, 3D Geometry, Differential Equations Application of Derivatives, Indefinite Integrals Lines & Family of Lines, Mathematical Logic & Boolean Algebra Trigonometric Functions & Inverse Trigonometric Functions. Note that these are the important topics only, candidates must study the complete syllabus for the entrance exam.
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KEAM Syllabus 2024 for Physics
KEAM 2024 Physics syllabus as per the modification is given below:
Unit |
Topics |
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Unit 1: Units and Measurements |
Need for measurement: Units of measurement; systems of units; SI units, fundamental and derived units. significant figures. Dimensions of physical quantities, dimensional analysis and its applications. |
Unit 2: Kinematics Â |
Motion in a straight line: Position-time graph, speed and velocity. Uniform and non-uniform motion, average speed and instantaneous velocity. Uniformly accelerated motion, velocity-time and position-time graphs, relations for uniformly accelerated motion (graphical treatment). Elementary concepts of differentiation and integration for describing motion. Scalar and vector quantities: Position and displacement vectors, general vectors and notation, equality of vectors, multiplication of vectors by a real number; addition and subtraction of vectors. Unit vectors. Resolution of a vector in a plane â€“ rectangular components. Scalar and Vector products of Vectors. Motion in a plane. Cases of uniform velocity and uniform acceleration â€“ projectile motion. Uniform circular motion |
Unit 3: Laws of motion |
Intuitive concept of force. Inertia, Newtonâ€™s first law of motion; momentum and Newtonâ€™ssecond law of motion; impulse; Newtonâ€™s third law of motion. Law of conservation of linear momentum and its applications. Equilibrium of concurrent forces. Static and kinetic friction, laws of friction, rolling friction, lubrication. Dynamics of uniform circular motion: Centripetal force, examples of circular motion (vehicle on level circular road, vehicle on banked road).Â |
Unit 4: Work, Energy And Power |
Work done by a constant force and a variable force; kinetic energy, work-energy theorem, power. Notion of potential energy, potential energy of a spring, conservative forces; conservation of mechanical energy (kinetic and potential energies); non-conservative forces; motion in a vertical circle, elastic and inelastic collisions in one and two dimension |
Unit 5: Motion Of System Of Particles And Rigid Body Rotation |
Centre of mass of a two-particle system, momentum conservation and centre of mass motion. Centre of mass of a rigid body; centre of mass of uniform rod, circular ring, disc and sphere. Moment of a force, torque, angular momentum, conservation of angular momentum with some examples. Equilibrium of rigid bodies, rigid body rotation and equation of rotational motion, comparison of linear and rotational motions; moment of inertia, radius of gyration. Values of M.I. for simple geometrical objects (no derivation).Â |
Unit 6: Gravitation |
Keplerâ€™s laws of planetary motion. The universal law of gravitation. Acceleration due to gravity and its variation with altitude and depth. Gravitational potential energy; gravitational potential. Escape velocity, orbital velocity of a satellite. |
Unit 7: Properties of Bulk Matter Â |
Elastic behaviour, Stress-strain relationship, Hookeâ€™s law, Youngâ€™s modulus, bulk modulus, shear, modulus of rigidity, poissonâ€™s ratio; elastic energy. Pressure due to a fluid column; Pascalâ€™s law and its applications (hydraulic lift and hydraulic brakes).Effect of gravity on fluid pressure. Viscosity, Stokesâ€™ law, terminal velocity, Reynoldâ€™s number, streamline and turbulent flow. Critical velocity, Bernoulliâ€™s theorem and its applications. Surface energy and surface tension, angle of contact, excess of pressure, application of surface tension ideas to drops, bubbles and capillary rise. Heat, temperature, thermal expansion; thermal expansion of solids, liquids, and gases. Anomalous expansion. Specific heat capacity: C p , C v â€“ calorimetry; change of state â€“ latent heat. Heat transfer â€“ conduction and thermal conductivity, convection and radiation. Qualitative ideas of Black Body Radiation, Weinâ€™s displacement law, and Green House effect. Newtonâ€™s law of cooling and Stefanâ€™s law. |
Unit 8: Thermodynamics Â |
Thermal equilibrium and definition of temperature (zeroth law of Thermodynamics). Heat, work and internal energy. First law of thermodynamics. Isothermal and adiabatic processes. Second law of thermodynamics: Reversible and irreversible processes. Carnot Engine |
Unit 9: Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory Â |
Equation of state of a perfect gas, work done on compressing a gas. Kinetic theory of gases: Assumptions, concept of pressure. Avogadroâ€™s number. Kinetic energy and temperature; rms speed of gas molecules; degrees of freedom, law of equipartition of energy (statement only) and application to specific heat capacities of gases; concept of mean free path. |
Unit 10: Oscillations and waves Â |
Periodic motion â€“ period, frequency, displacement as a function of time. Periodic functions. Simple harmonic motion (SHM) and its equation; phase; oscillations of a spring â€“ restoring force and force constant; energy in SHM â€“ kinetic and potential energies; simple pendulum â€“ derivation of expression for its time period; Wave motion. Longitudinal and transverse waves, speed of wave motion. Displacement relation for a progressive wave. Principle of superposition of waves, reflection of waves, standing waves in strings and organ pipes, fundamental mode and harmonics. Beats.Â |
Unit 11: Electrostatics Â |
Electric charges and their conservation. Coulombâ€™s law â€“ force between two point charges, forces between multiple charges; superposition principle and continuous charge distribution. Electric field, electric field due to a point charge, electric field lines; electric dipole, electric field due to a dipole; torque on a dipole in a uniform electric field. Electric flux, statement of Gaussâ€™s theorem and its applications to find field due to infinitely long uniformly charged straight wire, uniformly charged infinite plane sheet and uniformly charged thin spherical shell (field inside and outside). Electric potential, potential difference, electric potential due to a point charge, a dipole and system of charges; equipotential surfaces, electrical potential energy of a system of two point charges and of electric dipoles in an electrostatic field. Conductors and insulators, free charges and bound charges inside a conductor. Dielectrics and electric polarisation, capacitors and capacitance, combination of capacitors in series and in parallel, capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectric medium between the plates, energy stored in a capacitor |
Unit 12: Current Electricity |
Electric current, flow of electric charges in a metallic conductor, drift velocity and mobility, and their relation with electric current; Ohmâ€™s law, electrical resistance, V-I characteristics (linear and non-linear), electrical energy and power, electrical resistivity and conductivity. Temperature dependence of resistance. Internal resistance of a cell, potential difference and emf of a cell, combination of cells in series and in parallel. Kirchhoff â€™s laws and simple applications. Wheatstone bridge |
Unit 13: Magnetic Effect of Current And Magnetism Â |
Concept of magnetic field, Oerstedâ€™s experiment. Biot - Savart law and its application to current carrying circular loop. Ampereâ€™s law and its applications to infinitely long straight wire, straight solenoids. Force on a moving charge in uniform magnetic and electric fields. Cyclotron. Force on a current-carrying conductor in a uniform magnetic field. Force between two parallel current- carrying conductors â€“ definition of ampere. Torque experienced by a current loop in a magnetic field; moving coil galvanometer â€“ its current sensitivity and conversion to ammeter and voltmeter. Current loop as a magnetic dipole and its magnetic dipole moment. Magnetic dipole moment of a revolving electron. Magnetic field intensity due to a magnetic dipole (bar magnet) along its axis and perpendicular to its axis. Torque on a magnetic dipole (bar magnet) in a uniform magnetic field; bar magnet as an equivalent solenoid. Magnetic field lines Para-, dia- and ferro - magnetic substances, with examples |
Unit 14: Electromagnetic Induction And Alternating Current Â |
Concept of a magnetic field, Oerstedâ€™s experiment, Biot-Savartâ€™s law, magnetic field due to an infinitely long current carrying straight wire and a circular loop, Ampereâ€™s circuital law and its applications to straight and toroidal solenoids. Force on a moving charge in a uniform magnetic field, cyclotron. Force on current carrying conductor and torque on current loop in magnetic fields, the force between two parallel current carrying conductors, the definition of the ampere. Moving coil galvanometer and its conversion into ammeter and voltmeter. Current loop as a magnetic dipole, magnetic moment, torque on a magnetic dipole in a uniform magnetic field, Lines of force in the magnetic field. Comparison of a bar magnet and solenoid. Earthâ€™s magnetic field and magnetic elements, vibration magnetometer. Para, dia and ferromagnetic substances with examples. Electromagnets and permanent magnets. |
Unit 15: Electromagnetic Waves |
Need for displacement current. Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics (qualitative ideas only). Transverse nature of electromagnetic waves. Electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible, ultraviolet, x-rays, gamma rays) including elementary facts about their uses. |
Unit 16: Optics Â |
Reflection of light, spherical mirrors, mirror formula. Refraction of light, total internal reflection and its applications, optical fibres, refraction at spherical surfaces, lenses, thin lens formula, lens- makerâ€™s formula. Magnification, power of a lens, combination of thin lenses in contact combination of a lens and a mirror. Refraction and dispersion of light through a prism, Optical instruments Microscopes and astronomical telescopes (reflecting and refracting) and their magnifying powers. Wave optics: Wavefront and Huygensâ€™ principle, reflection and refraction of plane wave at a plane surface using wavefronts. Proof of laws of reflection and refraction using Huygensâ€™ principle. Interference, Youngâ€™s double hole experiment and expression for fringe width, coherent sources and sustained interference of light. Diffraction due to a single slit, width of central maximum. Polarisation, plane polarised light; uses of plane polarised light and Polaroids. |
Unit 17: Dual Nature Of Matter And Radiations Â |
Reflection in mirrors, refraction of light, total internal reflection and its applications, spherical lenses, thin lens formula, lens makerâ€™s formula; Magnification, Power of a lens, combination of thin lenses in contact; Refraction and dispersion of light due to a prism, Scattering of light, Blue colour of the sky and appearance of the sun at sunrise and sunset. Optical instruments, Compound microscope, astronomical telescope (refraction and reflection type) and their magnifying powers. Wavefront and Huygenâ€™s principle. Reflection and refraction of plane wave at a plane surface using wave fronts (qualitative idea); Interference-Youngâ€™s double slit experiment and expression for fringe width, coherent sources and sustained interference of light; Diffraction due to a single slit, width of central maximum, difference between interference and diffraction, resolving power of microscope and telescope; Polarisation, plane polarised light, Brewsterâ€™s law, Use of polarised light and Polaroids. |
Unit 18: Atoms and Nuclei Â |
Alpha - particle scattering experiment; Rutherfordâ€™s model of atom; Bohr model, energy levels, hydrogen spectrum. Composition and size of nucleus, atomic masses, isotopes, isobars; isotones. Radioactivity â€“ alpha, beta and gamma particles/rays and their properties; radioactive decay law. Mass-energy relation, mass defect; binding energy per nucleon and its variation with mass number; nuclear fission and fusion |
Unit 19: Electronic Devices Â |
Energy bands in solids (qualitative ideas only), conductors, insulators and semiconductors; semiconductor diode â€“ I-V characteristics in forward and reverse bias, diode as a rectifier. |
Important Topics in KEAM Physics Syllabus
- Introduction & Measurement
- Description of Motion in One Dimension
- Description of Motion in Two & Three Dimension
- Laws of Motion
- Work, Energy & Power
- The motion of System of Particles & Rigid Body Rotation
- Gravitation
- Mechanics of Solids & Fluids
- Heat & Thermodynamics
- Oscillations
- Waves
- Electrostatics
- Optics
- Solids & Semiconductor Devices
- Current ElectricityÂ
Best Books for Physics Â
Book name |
Publication/ Author |
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Concepts of Physics I & II |
H. C Verma |
Objective Physics Vol. I & II |
Arihant Publications |
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Q: Â What is the meaning and full form of KEAM?
KEAM full form is Kerala Engineering, Agricultural and Medical Entrance Exam, it is an entrance exam that is conducted in Kerela, Mumbai, New Delhi and Dubai. The entrance test is held for admission to engineering courses at various colleges in Kerela that are approved by the Central and State Regulatory Bodies, Universities and Government. The candidates who qualify in KEAM have to then appear for the centralised admission process (CAP), conducted by CEE. Via CAP, admission will be also provided in medical, agriculture, forestry, veterinary, fisheries, architecture, and pharmacy courses. However, for admission to these courses candidates do not need to appear for KEAM they need NEET / NATA scores as applicable. KEAM engineering rank is prepared by giving an equal weightage of 50:50 to the score obtained in the Entrance Examination conducted by CEE for Engineering and the marks obtained in the final year of the qualifying examination for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together, after effecting the standardization procedure.
Q: Â What is paper 1 of KEAM?
There is no paper 1 or paper 2 in KEAM anymore. As per the revised KEAM exam pattern to be followed from 2024 onwards, KEAM will not have two papers anymore. There will be one paper. The KEAM 2024 engineering candidates have to attempt a total of 150 questions. Mathematics will have 75 questions, Physics will have 45 questions and Chemistry will have 30 questions to be answered in 180 minutes. For KEAM 2024 BPharm ONLY candidates, the Entrance Examination will have a total of 75 questions; 45 questions in Physics and 30 questions in Chemistry to be answered in 90 minutes. For each correct response, candidates will be awarded FOUR marks, and for each incorrect response, ONE mark will be deducted.
Q: Â What is the KEAM syllabus for Physics?
The KEAM syllabus for Physics is as follows: Unit 1: Introduction and Measurement Physics Scope and excitement; Physics in relation to science, society and technology inventions, names of scientists and their fields, Nobel prize winners and topics, current developments in physical sciences and related technology. Units for measurement systems of units, S .I units, conversion from other systems to S.I units. Fundamental and derived units. Measurement of length, mass and time, least count in measuring instruments (eg. vernier callipers, screw gauge etc), Dimensional analysis and applications, the order of magnitude, accuracy and errors in measurement, random and instrumental errors, significant figures and rounding off principles. Unit 2: Description Of Motion In One Dimension Objects in motion in one dimension Motion in a straight line, uniform motion its graphical representation and formulae; speed and velocity - instantaneous velocity; ideas of relative velocity with expressions and graphical representations; Uniformly accelerated motion, position-time graph, velocity, time graph and formulae. Elementary ideas of calculus differentiation and integration applications to motion. Unit 3: Description Of Motion In Two And Three Dimensions Vectors and scalars, vectors in two and three dimensions, unit vector, addition and multiplication, resolution of vector in a plane, rectangular components, scalar and vector products. Motion in two dimensions projectile motion, ideas of uniform circular motion, linear and angular velocity, and the relation between centripetal acceleration and angular speed. Unit 4: Laws Of Motion Force and inertia, first law of motion, momentum, the second law of motion, forces in nature, impulse, third law of motion, conservation of linear momentum, examples of the variable mass situation, rocket propulsion, equilibrium of concurrent forces. Static and kinetic friction, laws of friction, rolling friction, lubrication. Inertial and non-inertial frames (elementary ideas); Dynamics of uniform circular motion centripetal and centrifugal forces, examples: banking of curves and centrifuge. Unit 5: Work, Energy And Power Work was done by a constant force and by a variable force, units of work Energy kinetic and potential forms, power, and work-energy theorem. Elastic and inelastic collisions in one and two dimensions. Gravitational potential energy and its conversion to kinetic energy, spring constant, the potential energy of a spring, Different forms of energy, mass-energy equivalence (elementary ideas), conservation of energy, conservative and non-conservative forces. Unit 6: Motion Of System Of Particles And Rigid Body Rotation Centre of mass of a two-particle system, generalisation to N particles, momentum conservation and center of mass motion, applications to some familiar systems, centre of mass of the rigid body. Moment of a force, torque, angular momentum, physical meaning of angular momentum, conservation of angular momentum with some examples, eg. planetary motion. Equilibrium of rigid bodies, rigid body rotation and equation of rotational motion, comparison of linear and rotational motions, a moment of inertia and its physical significance, the radius of gyration, parallel and perpendicular axes theorems (statements only), a moment of inertia of circular ring and disc, cylinder rolling without slipping. Unit 7: Gravitation The universal law of gravitation, gravitational constant (G) and acceleration due to gravity (g), weight and gravitation, a variation of g with altitude, latitude, depth and rotation of the earth. Mass of earth, gravitational potential energy near the surface of the earth, gravitational potential, escape velocity, orbital velocity of satellite, weightlessness, the motion of geostationary and polar satellites, statement of Kepler's laws of planetary motion, proof of second and third laws, the relation between inertial and gravitational masses. Unit 8: Mechanics of Solids And Fluids Solids: Hookes law, stress-strain relationships, Young's modulus, bulk modulus, shear modulus of rigidity, some practical examples. Fluids: Pressure due to the fluid column, Pascal's law and its applications (hydraulic lift and hydraulic brakes), effect of gravity on fluid pressure, Buoyancy, laws of floatation and Archimedes principles, atmospheric pressure. Surface energy and surface tension, the angle of contact, examples of drops and babbles, capillary rise, detergents and surface tension, viscosity, sphere falling through a liquid column, Stokes law, streamlined flow, Reynolds number, the equation of continuity, Bernoulli's theorem and applications. Unit 9: Heat And Thermodynamics Kinetic theory of gases, assumptions, the concept of pressure, kinetic energy and temperature, mean-rms and most probable speed, degrees of freedom, statement of the law of equipartition of energy, the concept of mean free path and Avogadro's number. Thermal equilibrium and temperatures, zeroth law of thermodynamics, Heat-work and internal energy, Thermal expansion thermometry. The first law of thermodynamics and examples, specific heat, the specific heat of gases at constant volume and constant pressure, the specific heat of solids, Dulong and Petits law Thermodynamical variables and equation of state, phase diagrams, ideal gas equation, isothermal and adiabatic processes, reversible and irreversible processes, Carnot engines, refrigerators and heat pumps, efficiency and coefficient performance of heat engines, ideas of the second law of thermodynamics with practical applications. Thermal radiation Stefan-Boltzmann law, Newton's law of cooling. check the full syllabus here: https://www.shiksha.com/engineering/keam-exam-syllabus
KEAM Syllabus 2024 for Chemistry
KEAM 2024 Chemistry syllabus as per the modification is given below:
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Unit 1: Some basic concepts of Chemistry |
General Introduction: Importance and scope of chemistry. Historical approach to particulate nature of matter, laws of chemical combination, Daltonâ€™s atomic theory: concept of elements, atoms and molecules. Atomic and molecular masses. Mole concept and molar mass; percentage composition and empirical and molecular formula; chemical reactions, stoichiometry and calculations based on stoichiometry |
Unit 2: Structure of Atom |
Discovery of electron, proton and neutron; atomic number, isotopes and isobars. Thompsonâ€™s model and its limitations, Rutherfordâ€™s model and its limitations, Bohrâ€™s model and its limitations, concept of shells and subshells, dual nature of matter and light, de Broglieâ€™s relationship, Heisenberg uncertainty principle, concept of orbitals, quantum numbers, shapes of s, p and d orbitals, rules for filling electrons in orbitals - Aufbau principle, Pauli exclusion principle and Hundâ€™s rule, electronic configuration of atoms, stability of half filled and completely filled orbitals |
Unit 3: Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties |
Significance of classification, brief history of the development of periodic table, modern periodic law and the present form of periodic table, periodic trends in properties of elementsâ€“atomic radii, ionic radii, inert gas radii, ionization enthalpy, electron gain enthalpy, electronegativity, valence. Nomenclature of elements with atomic number greater than 100. |
Unit 4: Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure |
Valence electrons, ionic bond, covalent bond, bond parameters, Lewis structure, polar character of covalent bond, covalent character of ionic bond, valence bond theory, resonance, geometry of covalent molecules, VSEPR theory, concept of hybridization involving s, p and d orbitals and shapes of some simple molecules, molecular orbital theory of homonuclear diatomic molecules (qualitative idea only). Hydrogen bond. |
Unit 5: Thermodynamics |
Concepts of system, types of systems, surroundings, work, heat, energy, extensive and intensive properties, state functions. First law of thermodynamics â€“ internal energy and enthalpy, heat capacity and specific heat, measurement of Î”U and Î”H, Hessâ€™s law of constant heat summation, enthalpy of : bond dissociation, combustion, formation, atomization, sublimation, phase transition, ionization, solution and dilution. Introduction of entropy as a state function, Second law of thermodynamics, Gibbs energy change for spontaneous and non-spontaneous process, criteria for equilibrium. Third law of thermodynamics â€“Brief introduction. |
Unit 6: Equilibrium |
Equilibrium in physical and chemical processes, dynamic nature of equilibrium, law of mass action, equilibrium constant, factors affecting equilibrium â€“ Le Chatelierâ€™s principle; ionic equilibrium â€“ ionization of acids and bases, strong and weak electrolytes, degree of ionization, ionization of polybasic acids, acid strength, concept of pH., Hydrolysis of salts (elementary idea), buffer solutions, Henderson equation, solubility product, common ion effect (with illustrative examples). |
Unit 7: Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry |
Concept of oxidation and reduction, redox reactions, oxidation number, balancing redox reactions in terms of loss and gain of electron and change in oxidation numbers , applications of redox reactions. Conductance in electrolytic solutions, specific and molar conductivity variations of conductivity with concentration, Kohlrauschâ€™s Law, electrolysis and laws of electrolysis (elementary idea), dry cell â€“ electrolytic cells and Galvanic cells; lead accumulator, EMF of a cell, standard electrode potential, Nernst equation and its application to chemical cells. Relation between Gibbs energy change and EMF of a cell, fuel cells; corrosion. |
Unit 8: Solutions |
Types of solutions, expression of concentration of solutions of solids in liquids, solubility of gases in liquids, solid solutions, colligative properties â€“ relative lowering of vapour pressure, Raoultâ€™s law , elevation of B.P., depression of freezing point, osmotic pressure, determination of molecular masses using colligative properties, abnormal molecular mass, Vant Hoff factor. |
Unit 9: Chemical Kinetics Â |
Rate of a reaction (average and instantaneous), factors affecting rates of reaction: concentration, temperature, catalyst; order and molecularity of a reaction; rate law and specific rate constant, integrated rate equations and half life (only for zero and first order reactions); concept of collision theory (elementary idea, no mathematical treatment).Activation energy, Arrhenious equation. |
Unit 10: D and F Block Elements Â |
General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence and characteristics of transition metals, general trends in properties of the first row transition metals â€“ metallic character, ionization enthalpy, oxidation states, ionic radii, colour, catalytic property, magnetic properties, interstitial compounds, alloy formation. Preparation and properties of K_{2}Cr_{2}O_{7} and KMnO_{4}. Lanthanoids â€“ electronic configuration, oxidation states, chemical reactivity and lanthanoid contraction and its consequences. Actinoids â€“ Electronic configuration, oxidation states and comparison with lanthenoids. |
Unit 11: Coordination Compounds |
Coordination compounds : Introduction, ligands, coordination number, colour, magnetic properties and shapes, IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds, bonding, Wernerâ€™s theory VBT,CFT; isomerism (structural and stereo)importance of coordination compounds (in qualitative analysis, extraction of metals and biological systems). |
Unit 12: Organic Chemistry â€“ Some Basic Principles and Techniques |
General introduction, methods of purification, qualitative and quantitative analysis, classification and IUPAC nomenclature of organic compounds. Electronic displacements in a covalent bond: inductive effect, electromeric effect, resonance and hyper conjugation. Homolytic and heterolytic fission of a covalent bond: free radicals, carbocations, carbanions; electrophiles and nucleophiles, types of organic reactions. |
Unit 13: Hydrocarbons Â |
Classification of Hydrocarbons. Aliphatic Hydrocarbons: Alkanes â€“ Nomenclature, isomerism, conformations (ethane only), physical properties, chemical reactions including free radical mechanism of halogenation, combustion and pyrolysis. Alkenes â€“ Nomenclature, structure of double bond (ethene), geometrical isomerism, physical properties, methods of preparation; chemical reactions: addition of hydrogen, halogen, water, hydrogen halides (Markovnikovâ€™s addition and peroxide effect), ozonolysis, oxidation, mechanism of electrophilic addition. Alkynes â€“ Nomenclature, structure of triple bond (ethyne), physical properties, methods of preparation, chemical reactions: acidic character of alkynes, addition reaction of - hydrogen, halogens, hydrogen halides and water. Aromatic hydrocarbons â€“ Introduction, IUPAC nomenclature; Benzene: resonance, aromaticity; chemical properties: mechanism of electrophilic substitution â€“ nitration sulphonation, halogenation, Friedel Craftâ€™s alkylation and acylation; directive influence of functional group in mono-substituted benzene; carcinogenicity and toxicity. |
Unit 14: Haloalkanes and Haloarenes |
Haloalkanes: Nomenclature, nature of C-X bond, physical and chemical properties, mechanism of substitution reactions. Optical rotation. Haloarenes: Nature of C-X bond, substitution reactions (directive influence of halogen for monosubstituted compounds only). Uses and environmental effects of â€“ dichloromethane, trichloromethane, tetrachloromethane, iodoform, freons, DDT. |
Unit 15: Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers |
Alcohols: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties (of primary alcohols only); identification of primary, secondary and tertiary alcohols; mechanism of dehydration, uses, with special reference to methanol and ethanol. Phenols: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, acidic nature of phenol, electrophillic substitution reactions, uses of phenols. Ethers: Nomenclature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, uses. |
Unit 16: Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids |
Aldehydes and Ketones: Nomenclature, nature of carbonyl group, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, and mechanism of nucleophilic addition, reactivity of alpha hydrogen in aldehydes; uses. Carboxylic Acids: Nomenclature, acidic nature, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties; uses. |
Unit 17: Organic Compounds Containing NitrogenÂ |
Amines: Nomenclature, classification, structure, methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties, uses, identification of primary secondary and tertiary amines. Cyanides and Isocyanides â€“ will be mentioned at relevant places in context. Diazonium salts: Preparation, chemical reactions and importance in synthetic organic chemistry. |
Unit 18: Biomolecules Â |
Carbohydrates â€“ Classification (aldoses and ketoses), monosaccharide (glucose and fructose), D-L configuration, oligosaccharides (sucrose, lactose, maltose), polysaccharides (starch, cellulose, glycogen): importance. Proteins - Elementary idea of a - amino acids, peptide bond, polypeptides, proteins, primary structure, secondary structure, tertiary structure and quaternary structure (qualitative idea only), denaturation of proteins; enzymes. Hormones â€“ Elementary idea (excluding structure). Vitamins â€“ Classification and functions. Nucleic Acids: DNA and RNA |
Important Topics in KEAM Chemistry Syllabus
- Basic Concepts and Atomic Structure
- Block Elements
- States of Matter
- Bonding and Molecular Structure
- Periodic Properties of Elements & Hydrogen
- Basics Principles, Purification & Characterization of Organic Compounds
- Hydrocarbons
- Coordination Compounds & Organometallics
Best Books for Chemistry Â
Book name |
Publication/ Author |
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Organic Chemistry |
O. P Tandon |
Numerical Chemistry |
P. Bahadur |
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Q: Â How to prepare for KEAM?
Q: Â What is the KEAM syllabus for Chemistry?
The syllabus for KEAM chemistry section is: Unit 1: Basic Concepts and Atomic Structure Laws of chemical combination: Law of conservation of mass. Law of definite proportion. Law of multiple proportions. Gay-Lussacs law of combining volumes. Daltons atomic theory. Mole concept. Atomic, molecular and molar masses. Chemical Equations. Balancing and calculation based on chemical equations. Atomic structure: Fundamental particles. Rutherford model of an atom. Nature of electromagnetic radiation. The emission spectrum of the hydrogen atom. Bohr model of the hydrogen atom. Drawbacks of Bohr model. Dual nature of matter and radiation. de Broglie relation. Uncertainty principle. Wave function (mention only). Atomic orbitals and their shapes (s, p and d orbitals only). Quantum numbers. Electronic configurations of elements. Paulis exclusion principle. Hunds rule. Aufbau principle. Unit 2: Bonding And Molecular Structure Kossel and Lewis approach of bonding. Ionic bond, the covalent character of ionic bond, Lattice energy. Born-Haber cycle. Covalent bond. Lewis structure of covalent bond. The concept of orbital overlap. VSEPR theory and geometry of molecules. The polarity of a covalent bond. Valence bond theory and hybridization (sp, sp2, sp3, dsp2, d2sp3 and sp3d2). Resonance. Molecular orbital method. Bond order. Molecular orbital diagrams of homo-diatomic molecules. Bond strength and magnetic behaviour. Hydrogen bond. Coordinate bond. Metallic bond. Unit 3: States of Matter Gaseous state: Boyles law. Charles law. Avogadros hypothesis. Grahams law of diffusion. Absolute scale of temperature. Ideal gas equation. Gas constant and its values. Daltons law of partial pressure. Aqueous tension. Kinetic theory of gases. Deviation of real gases from ideal behaviour. Inter molecular interaction, van der Waals equation. Liquefaction of gases. Critical temperature. Liquid state: Properties of liquids. Vapour pressure and boiling point. Surface tension. Viscosity. Solid state: Types of solids (ionic, covalent and molecular). Space lattice and unit cells. Cubic crystal systems. Close packing. Different voids (tetrahedral and octahedral only). Density calculations. Point defects (Frenkel and Schottky). Electrical properties of solids. Conductors, semiconductors and insulators. Piezoelectric and pyroelectric crystals. Magnetic properties of solids. Diamagnetic, paramagnetic, ferromagnetic, antiferromagnetic and ferrimagnetic substances. Unit 4: Periodic Properties of Elements And Hydrogen Classification of elements: Mendeleevs periodic table. Atomic number and modern periodic law. Longform of the periodic table. Electronic configurations of elements and their position in the periodic table. Classification into s-, p-, d- and f-block elements. Periodic properties: Ionization energy, electron affinity, atomic radii, valence and electro negativity. Hydrogen: Position in the periodic table, occurrence, isolation, preparation (including commercial), properties, reactions and uses. Isotopes of hydrogen. Hydrides: Molecular, saline and interstitial hydrides. Water: Structure of water molecule and its aggregates. Physical and chemical properties of water. Hard and soft water. Removal of hardness. Preparation and uses of heavy water: Liquid hydrogen as fuel. Unit 5: S-Block Elements and Principles of Metallurgy Alkali metals: Occurrence, electronic configuration, trends in atomic and physical properties (ionization energy, atomic radii and ionic radii), electrode potential, and reactions with oxygen, hydrogen, halogens and liquid ammonia. Oxides, hydroxides and halides. Alkaline earth metals: Occurrence, electronic configuration, trends in atomic and physical properties, electrode potential, and reactions with oxygen, hydrogen and halogens. Oxides, hydroxides, halides and sulphides. Anomalous properties of lithium and beryllium. Compounds of s-block elements: Large-scale preparation of NaOH and Na2CO3, their properties and uses. Preparation and properties of CaO, Ca(OH)2, Plaster of Paris and MgSO4. Industrial uses of lime, limestone and cement. Principles of metallurgy: Occurrence of metals. The concentration of ores. General principles of extraction of metals from ore. Thermodynamic and electro chemical principles of metallurgy. Refining of metals. Extraction of zinc, aluminium, iron and copper. Unit 6: P-Block Elements General characteristics of p-block elements: atomic and physical properties. Oxidation states. Trendsin chemical reactivity of Groups 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17 elements. Boron: Occurrence, isolation, physical and chemical properties. Borax and boric acid. Boron hydrides. Structure of diborane. Uses of boron and its compounds. Carbon: Allotropes, properties, Oxides of Carbon. Nitrogen: Terrestrial abundance and distribution, isolation, properties and chemical reactivity. Ammonia: Haber process of manufacture, properties and uses. Nitric acid: Ostwald process of manufacture and important uses. Oxides of nitrogen: Preparation and structures (skeletal only). Oxygen: Terrestrial abundance, isolation, properties and chemical reactivity. Oxides: Acidic, basic and amphoteric oxides. Preparation, structure, properties and uses of ozone and hydrogen peroxide. Silica: Different forms and uses. Structures of silicates. Silicones, Zeolites, Uses of Silicon TetraChloride. Phosphorus: Production, allotropes and phosphine. Preparation and structures of PCl3, PCl5, oxyacids of phosphorus. Comparison of halides and hydrides of Group 15 elements. Sulphur: Production, allotropes, oxides and halides, Oxoacids of Sulphur (structure only). Sulphuric acid: Manufacture, properties and uses. Comparison of oxides, halides and hydrides of Group17 elements, Oxoacids of halogens (structure only), hydrides and oxides of chlorine. Interhalogen compounds. 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KEAM Syllabus 2024 for Mathematics
KEAM 2024 Maths syllabus as per the modification is given below:
Unit |
Topics |
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Unit 1:Â Algebra Â |
Sets, Relations and Functions Complex Numbers Sequences and Series Permutations, Combinations, Binomial Theorem Matrices and Determinants Linear Inequalities |
Unit 2:Â Trigonometry Â |
Trigonometric functions and Inverse Trigonometric functions Trigonometric functions of multiple and submultiples of numbers |
Unit 3: Geometry | Lines Conic Section Vectors Three-Dimensional Geometry |
Unit 4:Â Statistics Â |
Statistics and probability Mean deviation, variance, standard deviation for grouped an ungrouped data. Random experiments and sample space, Events as subset of a sample space, occurrence of an event, sure and impossible events, Exhaustive events, Algebra of events, Meaning of equality likely outcomes, mutually exclusive events. Probability of an event; Theorems on probability; Addition rule, Multiplication rule, Independent experiments and events. Finding P (A or B), P (A and B), Bayes' theorem.Â |
Unit 5:Â Calculus Â |
Functions,Limits and continuity Differentiation Application of Derivatives Indefinite Integrals Definite Integrals Linear Programming |
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Important topics in KEAM Mathematics Syllabus
- Sets, Relation & Functions
- Complex Numbers
- Quadratic Equations
- Linear Inequations
- 3D Geometry
- Differential Equations
- Application of Derivatives
- Indefinite Integrals
- Lines & Family of Lines
- Mathematical Logic & Boolean Algebra
- Trigonometric Functions & Inverse Trigonometric Functions
Best Books for Mathematics
Book name |
Publication/ Author |
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Mathematics XI & XII |
R. D Sharma |
Problems in Calculus in One Variable |
I. A Maron |
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Q: Â What is the paper 2 of KEAM?
There is no paper 1 or paper 2 in KEAM anymore. As per the revised KEAM exam pattern to be followed from 2024 onwards, KEAM will not have two papers anymore. There will be one paper. The KEAM 2024 engineering candidates have to attempt a total of 150 questions. Mathematics will have 75 questions, Physics will have 45 questions and Chemistry will have 30 questions to be answered in 180 minutes. For KEAM 2024 BPharm ONLY candidates, the Entrance Examination will have a total of 75 questions; 45 questions in Physics and 30 questions in Chemistry to be answered in 90 minutes. For each correct response, candidates will be awarded FOUR marks, and for each incorrect response, ONE mark will be deducted.
Q: Â What is the syllabus for Maths section in KEAM?
The KEAM Maths syllabus is as follows: Unit 1: Algebra Sets Relations and Functions Complex Numbers, Quadratic Equations, Sequences and Series, Permutations, Combinations, Binomial Theorem and Mathematical Induction, Matrices and Determinants Linear Inequations, Mathematical Logic and Boolean Algebra Unit 2: Trigonometry Degree measures and Radian measure of positive and negative angles; the relation between degree measure and radian measure, definition of trigonometric functions with the help of a unit circle, periodic functions, the concept of periodicity of trigonometric functions, value of trigonometric functions of x trigonometric functions of sum and difference of numbers. Conditional identities for the angles of a Triangle solution o ftrigonometric equations of the type Sinx= Sina;Cos x= Cos a; Tanx= Tana and equations reducible to these forms. Inverse Trigonometric Functions Simple problems Graph of the following trigonometric functions;y = Sinx;y=Cos x;y=Tanx;y=aSinx ;y = aCos x, y =asian bx;y=aCos bx. Unit 3: Geometry, Cartesian System of Rectangular Co-ordinates, Lines and Family of lines, Circles and Family of circles, Conic Sections Vectors, Three Dimensional Geometry Unit 4: Statistics and Probability Mean deviation for ungrouped data, variance for grouped an ungrouped data, standard deviation. Random experiments and sample space, Events as subset of a sample space, occurrence of an event, sure and impossible events, Exhaustive events, Algebra of events, Meaning of equality likely outcomes, mutually exclusive events. Probability of an event; Theorems on Probability Addition rule, Multiplication rule, Independent experiments and events. Finding P (A or BPA and B), random variables, Probability distribution of a random variable. Unit 5: Calculus, Functions, Limits andcontinuity, Differentiation Application of Derivatives, Indefinite Integrals Definite Integrals Differential Equations.
Q: Â Do I have to write the 2nd paper, i.e. Maths paper, of KEAM if I am opting only for medicine?
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Answered 19 hours ago
To join Sarvajanik College of Engineering & Technology (SCET) for B.Tech without KEAM, you can opt for lateral admission with a valid LET (Lateral Entry Test) score if you have a Diploma in Engineering.
This pathway allows candidates with a Diploma to directly enter the second year of the B.Tech prog
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Contributor-Level 8
Answered a week ago
May be it's under maintainance or you have forgot your login credentials or some technical issue that is causing to not login to KEAN website.
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Beginner-Level 4
Answered 2 weeks ago
According to the data provided in the survey, the CEM (Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical) exam will be conducted in online CBT (computer based test) format from 2024 onwards. The highlights are:
Â Â The KEAM exam will no longer be an offline exam, but will be conducted online in a computer-base
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Contributor-Level 10
Answered 4 weeks ago
The deadline for KEAM 2024 applications is April 19. To begin, applicants should visit cee.kerala.gov.in and complete the registration process, providing basic information to generate a unique application number and password. After registration, they can proceed to fill out the KEAM application form
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Contributor-Level 10
Answered 4 weeks ago
For admission to MBBS, BDS and other medical or allied courses, candidates must appear for the NEET UG exam. Appearing for KEAM is not necessary to participate in the Kerala NEET counselling process. Although a common registration process is conducted for KEAM and the medical admission, the Commissi
Answered a month ago
The college releases cutoff ranks for the selection rounds until all the seats are allotted. MEC Kochi recent cutoff for the BTech courses is not available. In 2021, the KEAM closing rank was most competitive for CSE- 1117, followed by Electronics and Communication Engineering - 3292, and Electronic
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Contributor-Level 9
Answered a month ago
Listed below are the various Engineering colleges accepting KEAM score in Kerala along with their total tuition fees:
College Name | Total Tuition Fee |
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College of Engineering Trivandrum | INR 35,000 |
Saintgits College of Engineering | INR 3 lakh |
Government Engineering College Thrissur | INR 35,000 |
MEC Kochi | INR 3 lakh |
TKM Institute of Management | INR 35,000 |
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Contributor-Level 10
Answered a month ago
Yes, students can pursue Agriculture in Kerala without necessarily appearing for KEAM. You can refer to the table below for the best Agriculture colleges in Kerala that accept students without KEAM:
College Name | Tuition Fee | Eligibility / Exams |
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MGU Kerala | INR 5,200 - INR 8,300 | MGU CAT |
Pazhassi Raja College | INR 3,150 | Merit-Based |
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Answered 2 months ago
Tabulated below are the important dates for KEAM 2024:
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Mar '24-Apr '24 | KEAM 2024 registration |
Apr '24 | KEAM 2024 last date to upload the documents |
May '24 | KEAM 2024 exam date |
May '24 | KEAM 2024 scores publication |
May '24-Jun '24 | KEAM 2024 facility to submit 10+2 marks |
Jun '24 | KEAM 2024 facility to submit 10+2 marks reopens |
Jun '24 | KEAM 2024 rank list for Engineering OUT on |
Jul '24 | KEAM 2024 rank list for other courses on or before |
Jul '24 | KEAM 2023 counselling option registration starts |
Answered 2 months ago
MG University cutoff 2023 for various BTech specialisations including CSE course is based on KEAM scores followed by round-wise counselling. The university offers admission through affiliated colleges. For the KEAM cutoff 2023, the counselling concluded after Round 3 Seat Allotment results were rele
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