KEAM MD/MS 2024: Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Results

Kerala Engineering Agricultural Medical Entrance Exam 2024 ( KEAM )

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KEAM 2024: CEE is expected to start the KEAM registration 2024 in the second week of March. Also, CEE will soon release the KEAM notification containing the KEAM exam date 2024, KEAM registration 2024 dates and other details on the official KEAM website, cee.kerala.gov.in. It is expected that the KEAM 2024 exam will be held in May 2024. The exam will be conducted in computer-based test (CBT) mode from 2024 onwards. The Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE) has received approval from the Kerala government to hold KEAM in CBT mode. It's expected that the CBT mode will bring about more efficiency and fairness to the examination process.

Also Read: KEAM 2024 CBT Exam: Guide, Instructions and How to Appear

KEAM full form is Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical. It is an exam meant for 10+2 passed/appearing candidates who wish to pursue undergraduate (UG) engineering courses in approved colleges. Candidates must read KEAM eligibility criteria 2024 before they apply for the exam. KEAM 2024 will have two papers, with Paper 1 consisting of Physics and Chemistry questions, and Paper 2 containing Mathematics questions. Candidates must prepare for KEAM 2024 following the 10+2 level syllabus of Maths, Physics, and Chemistry.

It's important to note that KEAM is not held for admission to UG medical, agriculture, forestry, veterinary, fisheries, architecture, and pharmacy courses. However, candidates must appear in KEAM counselling (CAP) with respective national entrance exam scores by filling out the KEAM application form 2024. Check this page for complete details like KEAM 2024 dates, eligibility, how to apply, how to prepare, books, exam pattern, admission process and more.

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Q:   What is the meaning and full form of KEAM?

A:

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:   What is the mode of KEAM exam?

A:

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.

Usually, the number of papers in the exam is 2. The type of questions in the exam is MCQ type. There will be 5 options against each question. The total number of questions per paper is 120. The marks awarded for correct answer is 4 and the marks deducted for wrong answer is 1. The total marks per paper is 480. The total duration of the exam is 2 hours 30 minutes.

However, the pattern of the exam can change as the exam will be now held in CBT mode. Candidates must wait for the official KEAM notification from CEE for changes and details.

Q:   What is the KEAM 2024 exam date?

A:

The KEAM 2024 exam is expected to be held in May and the online KEAM application form can be released in March 2024. CEE releases the exam date, time and other important dates related to KEAM offcially via public nitificatiosn on the official website. Candidates can check the details of KEAM via the official notification. KEAM exam is held at state level and in offline mode for admission to UG engineering.

Q:   Will class 12 marks be considered in KEAM?

A:

Yes. 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:   Which are the courses allotted by CEE via KEAM?

A:

CEE conducts KEAM exam for admission to B.Tech courses. However, allotment of seats is done via KEAM counselling in UG courses of Engineering, Architecture, MBBS BDS Ayurveda, Homoeo, Siddha, Unani, Agriculture, Forestry, Veterinary, Fisheries, Pharmacy, Co-operation & Banking, B.Tech Bio-Technology, Climate Change & Environmental Science.

 

What is KEAM?

The Kerala Engineering, Architecture and Medical Entrance Exam (KEAM) is an entrance exam that is conducted in Kerela, Mumbai, New Delhi and Dubai. The CBT 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. But they must fill out the KEAM application form before the last date.

Also Read: BTech Admission Through CUET 2024: College List, Cutoff, Eligibility Criteria

Check KEAM preparation resources here:

Q:   Is CEE office conducting Medical Entrance Examination?

A:
There is no state-level entrance examination for medical and architecture courses conducted by CEE. The KEAM entrance examination is conducted only for Engineering and B.Pharma courses. Allotment to Medical courses will be conducted based on the NEET (UG) Rank. Those candidates who wish to be considered for the allotment in Medical Courses in Kerala State shall be qualified in NEET. Likewise, if a candidate wants to be considered for allotment in the Architecture course, the qualification in NATA (National Aptitude Test) is required. Remember, all candidates who desire Engineering, Pharmacy, Medical and Architecture admission should apply for KEAM.

Q:   Is it compulsory to apply for both KEAM and NEET simultaneously for considering allotment in medical courses of Kerala?

A:
Definitely Yes. For medical courses, candidates have to apply for NEET conducted by NTA and qualify the NEET exam. Moreover, he/she must be an applicant for KEAM also. This means medical aspirant have to fill the KEAM 2023 application form and enter the NEET scores in the form. Admission in medical courses will be based on NEET scores.
 

Q:   When will the KEAM application be available online?

A:

KEAM 2024 application form dates will be available soon. The process to apply for KEAM is, first, to complete the KEAM 2024 registration by providing the basic details and creating an application number and password to login at various stages of admission. Next, candidates had to complete the fill the online application form. In the next step, candidates need to pay the online application fee as applicable with the available mode of payment. Thereafter, the candidates had to upload scanned images and certificates. Finally, as the final step of the application process, candidates had to print the submitted online form and keep it safe with them.

Q:   Is it possible for a non resident of Kerala apply for KEAM?

A:

Yes, you can apply. Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply for KEAM . Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) Card Holders shall be treated at par with Indian citizens for the purpose of admission. However, PIO/OCI candidates will not be eligible to claim any relaxation meant for reserved category candidates. Indian citizens will further be classified as Keralites and Non-Keralites. However, candidates with non-Keralite nativity cannot claim any reservation of the state. Candidates have to complete all the steps to complete the KEAM application procedure. However, it is not compulsory to complete all the steps in one go. Candidates can do each step at a different time. But they should use the 'Save' button frequently to save the entered data.

KEAM 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of KEAM 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

Mar '24 - Apr '24

KEAM 2024 registration

TENTATIVE

Apr '24

KEAM 2024 last date to upload the documents

TENTATIVE

Apr '24 - May '24

KEAM 2024 form correction for names, photos and signature

TENTATIVE

May '24

KEAM 2024 admit card out on

TENTATIVE

May '24

KEAM 2024 exam date

TENTATIVE

May '24

KEAM 2024 answer key released

TENTATIVE

May '24

KEAM 2024 answer key challenge window

TENTATIVE

KEAM 2024 Highlights

Check some important highlights of the KEAM exam in the table below:

Particulars

Details

Exam Name

Kerala Engineering, Agricultural and Medical Entrance Exam (KEAM)

Conducting Body

Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE)

Exam Level

State-level

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Mode of Exam

Offline, pen and paper-based till 2023

Expected to be held in CBT mode from 2024

Total Registrations

1,23,623 (in 2023)

1,22,083 (in 2022)

Courses offered through the Entrance Exam

BTech

Exam Fees

  • Engineering only/ B. Pharm only/both - INR 700 for Gen
  • Engineering only/ B. Pharm only/both - INR 300 for SC
  • Architecture only/Medical & Allied only/both - INR 500 for Gen
  • Engineering only/ B. Pharm only/both - INR 200 for SC
  • Applying for all courses -  INR 900 for Gen
  • Applying for all courses -  INR 400 for SC
  • The exam fee is NIL for ST candidates

Exam Duration

Paper I - 2.5 hrs

Paper II - 2.5 hrs

Total - 5 hrs

No. of Papers and Total Marks

2 papers with 960 marks in total

Total Questions

Each paper carries 120 questions.

Marking Scheme

  • 4 for each correct response
  • -1 for each incorrect response
  • No marks for unattempted questions
  • More than one answer indicated against a question will be deemed as an incorrect response and will be awarded negative marks. 

Colleges Accepting Exam Score

175 Engineering and architecture colleges

53 Medical and dental colleges

15 BHMS colleges

17 BAMS colleges

2 BSMS and BUMS colleges

1 Ayurveda/Siddha/Unani college

57 BPharm colleges

10 agricultural colleges

7 Veterinary colleges

2 Fisheries and ocean colleges

Official Website

cee.kerala.gov.in

Contact Details

CEE Help Line Number (09:30 AM to 05:30 PM) - 0471-2525300

Citizen Call Centre (24-hour Help Line Numbers) - 155300, 0471-2335523

E-mail: ceekinfo.cee@kerala.gov.in

Address: Office of The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations Fifth Floor, Housing Board Buildings Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram-695 001

KEAM information brochure

Download PDF (previous year)

KEAM exam summary

Exam highlights (previous year)

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Q:   What is KEAM seat reservation policy?

A:
The percentage break-up of seats as per mandatory reservation is as follows: 1. State Merit (some) - 60% 2. Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) - 30% Ezhava (EZ) - 9% Muslim (MU) - 8% Other Backward Hindu (BH) - 3% Latin Catholic and Anglo Indian (LA) - 3% Dheevara and related communities (DV) - 2% Viswakarma and related communities (VK) - 2% Kusavan and related communities (KN) - 1% Other Backward Christian (BX) - 1% Kudumbi (KU) - 1% 3. Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes - 10%. .
 

Q:   Are there any sectional cutoffs in KEAM?

A:

No. KEAM cut-off marks are published in the form of last rank round-wise and category-wise. KEAM cutoff is available on the official website after each round of KEAM seat allotment. Candidates who obtain a score equal to the exam KEAM cut-offs will be allowed to participate in the KEAM counselling process. The KEAM cutoff list comprises the closing ranks of various participating colleges after each round of counselling. Candidates with ranks below the set KEAM cut-off will not be considered for admission.

 

Q:   Can board exam scores affect the KEAM cutoff?

A:
Yes. KEAM rank list for admission is based on equal weightage of 50:50 given to the score obtained in the Entrance Examination for Engineering (Paper I & Paper II put together), and the grade/marks obtained in the final year of the qualifying examination for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together, after effecting the standardization procedure. The formula for standardization has been approved by the Expert Committee constituted video G. O. (Rt)No.1758/2011/H. Edn. Dated.03.11.2011: The marks secured by a student in the qualifying examination from any Board will be standardized with respect to the statistical parameters such as Global Mean and Global Standard Deviation. Thus, the KEAM cutoff is affected by boards marks.
 

Q:   What is the KEAM question paper pattern?

A:

KEAM 2024 is an objective type exam with Multiple Choice Questions based on a single response. For each question, five suggested answers would be given, of which only one will be the most appropriate response. The candidate will have to select and mark the alphabet (A, B, C, D or E) corresponding to the most appropriate response in the OMR Answer Sheet. Each question paper will have 4 versions as detailed below: Paper I Physics & Chemistry Versions - A1, A2, A3 & A4 Paper II - Mathematics Versions - B1, B2, B3 & B4 If the Roll Number ends in an odd number, then the candidate should get a question booklet marked A1/B1/A3/B3. If the Roll Number ends in an even number, then the candidate should get a question booklet marked A2/B2/A4/B4.

 

KEAM 2024 Eligibility

Check the KEAM 2024 eligibility criteria below:

Age requirement

Only those candidates are eligible to appear for the entrance exam who have completed 17 years of age as of December 31, 2024. Candidates shall not be awarded any relaxation in the minimum age requirement. There is no upper age limit to apply for KEAM 2024.

Out of the total seats available for admission in various courses through this entrance exam, some seats will be reserved for different categories. 

Education qualification

The educational qualification for KEAM 2024 will be different for various engineering programmes offered. However, the minimum eligibility criteria is that a candidate should have passed Class 12 with science subjects.

Check the course-wise KEAM eligibility criteria below:

  • Qualification for engineering courses: Candidates are eligible to apply for programmes such as BTech (Ag. Engg.), BTech (Food Engg.) and BTech (Dairy Science & Technology) if they fulfil the below-mentioned criteria:
    • Must have cleared the HSC exam of Kerala or equivalent from a recognised board
    • Must have secured a minimum 50% marks in Mathematics, as well as 50% aggregate in Physics and Chemistry

However, candidates who have passed the Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala, or Examinations recognized as equivalent thereto, with 45% aggregate in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together are eligible for admission under Management Quota in Private Self Financing Engineering Colleges/Government Controlled Self Financing Engineering Colleges.

  • In case, a candidate has not studied Chemistry, the marks obtained in Computer Science shall be considered
  • In case, the candidate has not studied Chemistry and Computer Science, the marks obtained in Biotechnology shall be considered
  • In case, the candidate has not studied Chemistry, Computer Science and Biotechnology, the marks obtained in Biology shall be considered

The marks as shown in the mark list of the qualifying examination obtained from the respective Higher Secondary Board shall be considered for determining academic eligibility

  • Qualification for BTech (DSc & Tech): Candidates are eligible to apply under this category if they have:
    • Passed HSC exam of Kerala or its equivalent with 50% marks in Mathematics or Biology
    • Secured an aggregate of 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology

Such candidates will need to pursue a make-up course in Basic Mathematics (2+0) credits or Applied Biology (1+1) credits as the case may be.

Relaxation in marks

  • Candidates belonging to socially and economically backward classes get a relaxation of 5% in minimum marks obtained in the qualifying examination requirement
  • They only need 45% marks in Mathematics/ Biology and 45% aggregate in Mathematics/ Biology, Physics and Chemistry put together

Nationality Criteria

Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply for KEAM 2024. Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) Card Holders shall be treated at par with Indian citizens for the purpose of admission. However, PIO/OCI candidates will not be eligible to claim any relaxation meant for reserved category candidates.

Indian citizens will further be classified as Keralites and Non-Keralites.

Q:   Can a student outside Kerala opt for KEAM?

A:
KEAM is the Kerala Engineering entrance examination for those candidates who wish to pursue UG engineering courses from the prestigious private and government colleges of Kerala. Yes, a student apply for KEAM if they satisfy the eligibility condition: 1. The appearing candidates should be an Indian citizen. 2. Person of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) are also eligible to apply but they are not entitled to claim any reservation. The candidates who are not Kerala origin and even their parents also dont have any residence proof of Kerala, but satisfying the following candidates: 1. Passed their qualifying examination from Kerala and Parents are posted in Kerala and employee of defense or central government. 2. The candidates whose parents are serving/served Kerala Government for a period of 2 years and appearing/appeared qualifying examination from Kerala will come in this category and eligible for applying. 3. In case, if the candidate is not the permanent resident of Kerala but spent 5 years of his/her study in Kerala then he/she is also eligible. 4. Those who do not have domicile certificate of Kerala but completed/pursuing their 8th to 12th studies from Kerala are also eligible for KEAM.

Q:   Normally, NEET (UG) is conducted for MBBS/BDS Courses. I wish to apply for the Agricultural course in Kerala. Shall I appear for NEET (UG)?

A:
In Kerala, allotment to all medical courses including Ayurveda, Homoeo, Agricultural, Fisheries, Unani, Veterinary, Sidha etc. Will be based on the NEET (UG) rank. So those candidates who wish to be considered for the allotment in Medical Courses should be qualified in NEET and be required to apply for KEAM.

Q:   What education qualification is required to apply for KEAM?

A:

The educational qualification for KEAM will be different for various engineering programmes offered. However, the minimum eligibility criteria is that a candidate should have passed Class 12 with Science subjects. Qualification for engineering courses: Candidates are eligible to apply for programmes such as B.Tech (Ag. Engineering. ). And B.Tech (Food engineering. ). And B.Tech (Dairy Science & Technology) if they fulfil the below-mentioned criteria: Must have cleared the HSC exam of Kerala or equivalent from a recognised board. Must have secured a minimum 50% marks in Mathematics, as well as 50% aggregate in Physics and Chemistry. However, candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala, or Examinations recognised as equivalent thereto, with 45% aggregate in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together are eligible for admission under Management Quota in Private Self Financing Engineering Colleges/Government Controlled Self Financing Engineering Colleges. In case, a candidate has not studied Chemistry. The marks obtained in Computer Science shall be considered. In case, the candidate has not studied Chemistry and Computer Science, the marks obtained in Biotechnology shall be considered In case, the candidate has not studied Chemistry. Computer Science and Biotechnology, the marks obtained in Biology shall be considered The marks as shown in the mark list of the qualifying examination obtained from the respective Higher Secondary Board shall be considered for determining academic eligibility. Qualification for B.Tech (DSc & Tech): Candidates are eligible to apply under this category if they have: Passed HSC exam of Kerala or its equivalent with 50% marks in Mathematics or Biology. Secured an aggregate of 50% in Physics Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology. Such candidates will need to pursue a make-up course in Basic Mathematics (2+0) credits or Applied Biology (1+1) credit as the case may be.

 

Q:   What is the age limit to appear for KEAM for engineering?

A:

Candidates who are willing to apply for KEAM should have completed 17 years of age as of December 31, 2023. Only those candidates are eligible to appear for the entrance exam who have completed 17 years of age as on December 31, 2024. Candidates shall not be awarded any relaxation in the minimum age requirement. There is no upper age limit to apply for KEAM. Out of the total seats available for admission in various courses through this entrance exam, some seats will be reserved for different categories.

 

KEAM 2024 Registration

CEE Kerala releases the KEAM application form 2024 in online mode. The KEAM 2024 application form can be filled out and submitted within the given timelines. However, the window to upload the candidate's photograph, signature, personal details and payment of the application fee will be available after registration. Below are the simple steps that the candidates should follow when applying for KEAM registration 2024. Candidates should complete all the steps for filling KEAM application form before the last date of application submission. 

Registration: In this step, candidates have to register online on the official website of CEE Kerala - cee.kerala.gov.in. Candidates have to provide the basic details and create an application number and password to create the KEAM candidate login. The KEAM login is to be accessed at various stages of the admission process.

Filling KEAM application form: Candidates have to provide their personal, educational, income, and reservation details in the application.

Uploading of images: Next, they have to upload scanned images of photographs and signatures with the given dimensions. Photograph, signature and left thumb impression should be 150 pixels and 100 pixels in height with 10-30 kb.

Paying the application fee: The application fee for all candidates will be as follows:

Course(s) opted General SC ST
(a) Engineering only/ BPharm only/both INR 700 INR 300 Nil
(b) Architecture only/Medical & Allied only/both INR 500 INR 200 Nil
Both (a) and (b) INR 900 INR 400 Nil

Note:

  • ST candidates whose annual family income is below Rs 40,000 can fall under the SC/ST category.
  • Candidates choosing 'Dubai' as Examination Centre will have to remit an additional fee of INR 12000 by way of online payment. The additional fee can also be remitted by way of e-challan, in the designated post offices in Kerala, if payment is made inside India. Such candidates should give a local contact number, if available, in their application in the appropriate place. 

Taking a printout of the application form: After payment, candidates have to take a printout of the application form. Candidates must also note that proforma (s) should also be printed along with the application. Print out the application form should not be sent to the CEE office.

Q:   When will the KEAM application form correction window open?

A:

Yes, the KEAM application form correction window opens for the registered candidates only. The registered candidates can access the kEAM login and verify the details and correct the details like name, signature, photo, Nativity status, reservation status, etc. The KEAM login for application form correction opens in phases. The candidates have to keep track of the dates to be able to correct the details in the KEAM application form. CEE notifies the details of the application form correction on the official website. The candidates need to access the login and make corrections online only. There is no other way to correct the details in the submitted KEAM  application form. The details needed to access KEAM login for application form correction are:

  1. Application number
  2. Password
  3. Access code (as shown on the screen)
 

Q:   What are the steps in KEAM application process?

A:
Following are the types of steps available for KEAM application form: Registration: In this step, candidates have to register online on the official website CEE Kerala - cee. Kerala. Gov. In. Candidates have to provide the basic details and create an application number and password to login at various stages of admission. Filling KEAM application form: Candidates have to provide their personal, educational, income, and reservation details in the application. Uploading of images: Next, they have to upload scanned images of photographs and signatures with the given dimensions. Photograph, signature and left thumb impression should be 150 pixels and 100 pixels in height with 10-30 kb. Paying the application fee: candidates have to pay the fee online. Taking a printout of the application form: After payment, candidates have to take a printout of the application form. Candidates must also note that proforma (s) should also be printed along with the application. Print out the application form should not be sent to the CEE office.
 

Q:   What are the reasons that can lead to cancellation of KEAM application form?

A:
The followings are some of the reasons that may lead to the rejection of your KEAM Application. If the uploaded Photograph does not adhere to the specification given in the menu How to Upload? If Applicants uploaded Signature is NOT clear or/and not genuine. If authentic proof for Nativity and Date of Birth and Class X Certificate are NOT uploaded in the application portal. If the required Application Fee meant for each category (General or SC) is NOT paid through the proper channel.
 

Q:   Am I eligible for KEAM? I got 37 in maths, 47 in chemistry, 49 in physics, 63 in Biology and 70.5% in class 12th.

A:
To determine your eligibility for KEAM (Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical) entrance exam, we need to consider the eligibility criteria set by the conducting authority, which is the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala. As per the general eligibility criteria for KEAM candidates must have passed the 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology as compulsory subjects. The minimum required percentage in the qualifying examination varies depending on the category to which you belong. However, please note that the specific eligibility criteria for KEAM may change from year to year, and it's important to refer to the official notification or website of CEE Kerala for the most accurate and up-to-date information. Based on the information you provided, if you have passed the 12th examination with Physics Chemistry and Biology/Mathematics as compulsory subjects and obtained an overall percentage of 70.5%, you appear to meet the eligibility criteria for KEAM. However, it's crucial to check the official notification or website of CEE Kerala to verify the exact eligibility requirements for the current year. Additionally, keep in mind that eligibility is just one aspect, and the actual admission and seat allotment process depend on several factors, including your KEAM rank and the availability of seats in the participating colleges. It's advisable to review the complete admission process, including the entrance exam, counseling, and seat allotment, as outlined by CEE Kerala for the most accurate understanding of the requirements and procedures.
 

KEAM 2024 Exam Pattern

The KEAM 2024 exam pattern is given below:

  • Exam Mode: Offline (pen-paper based)
  • Number of Papers: 2
  • Question Paper type: Objective (MCQs), there will be 5 options against each question.
  • Total number 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

ake 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

Q:   How many papers are there in KEAM?

A:

There are 2 paper in KEAM. Paper 1 is Chemistry and Physics and the paper 2 is Maths. The weightage of the subjects in KEAM 2024 will be 5:3:2 in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. KEAM 2024 is an objective type exam with Multiple Choice Questions based on a single response. For each question, five suggested answers would be given, of which only one will be the most appropriate response. The candidate will have to select and mark the alphabet (A, B, C, D or E) corresponding to the most appropriate response in the OMR Answer Sheet.

 

Q:   In what language is the KEAM question paper available?

A:
KEAM question paper is available in English language only. The exam Mode is Offline (pen-paper based). The exam has 2 papers and the exam has Objective (MCQs) type questions. There will be 5 options against each question. Total no. Of questions per paper is 120. The marks awarded for correct answer is 4 and the marks deducted for wrong answers is 1. The total marks per paper is 480. Exam duration for each paper is 2 hours 30 minutes.
 

Q:   Is KEAM an online CBT exam or an offline pen and paper-based exam?

A:

KEAM is an offline exam. Candidates have to attempt the exam in pen and paper mode. All entries in OMR answer sheet are to be made with blue or black ink BALL POINT PEN only. Marking with fountain pen, gel pen, sketch pen or pencil is not permitted. Use of any ink of colour other than blue or black is not permissible. The Answer part of the OMR sheet (right side) consists of ovals, known as bubbles. Each question will have five answers marked (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E). The most appropriate answer will have to be selected. Thereafter, using ballpoint pen (blue or black ink) mark the bubble corresponding to the most appropriate answer. For example if the answer to question 2 ISC bubble C has to be darkened.

 

Q:   What is meant by versions in KEAM question papers?

A:

Each KEAM question paper will have 4 versions as detailed below: Paper I Physics & Chemistry Versions - A1, A2, A3 & A4, and Paper II - Mathematics Versions - B1, B2, B3 & B4 Version means every question paper will have 4 versions. Each version of the question paper will differ from one another in some aspects like arrangement of questions, changes in data in the questions asked, etc. The question paper version will be printed on the top left margin of the facing sheet of the question paper. On receipt of the question paper the candidate should ensure that the Version Code printed in the Admit Card and in the question paper are the same.

 

KEAM 2024 Syllabus

The syllabus of KEAM 2024 is prescribed by CEE Kerala. The KEAM syllabus 2024 comprises all three subjects – Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics. KEAM syllabus is based on class 11 and 12 examinations. The weightage of the subjects in KEAM 2024 will be 5:3:2 in Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

KEAM 2024 Syllabus for Paper 1

Paper I of KEAM 2024 will include both physics & chemistry sections.

Physics: The KEAM question paper for physics will include questions from the below-enlisted topics

S.No.

Units

Unit 1:

Introduction and Measurement

Unit 2: 

Description Of Motion In One Dimension

Unit 3:

Description Of Motion In Two And Three Dimensions

Unit 4: 

Laws Of Motion

Unit 5:

Work, Energy And Power

Unit 6: 

Motion Of System Of Particles And Rigid Body Rotation

Unit 7: 

Gravitation

Unit 8: 

Mechanics of Solids And Fluids

Unit 9:

Heat And Thermodynamics

Unit 10: 

Oscillations

Unit 11: 

Waves

Unit 12: 

Electrostatics

Unit 13: 

Current Electricity

Unit 14: 

Magnetic Effect of Current And Magnetism

Unit 15:

Electromagnetic Induction And Alternating Current

Unit 16: 

Electromagnetic Waves

Unit 17: 

Optics

Unit 18:

Dual Nature Of Matter And Radiations

Unit 19:

Atomic Nucleus

Unit 20: 

Solids and Semiconductor Devices

Unit 21: 

Principles Of Communications

Chemistry: The KEAM question paper for chemistry will include questions from the below-enlisted topics

Sl.No.   

Units

Unit 1:

Basic Concepts and Atomic Structure

Unit 2:

Bonding And Molecular Structure

Unit 3

States of Matter

Unit 4:

Periodic Properties of Elements And Hydrogen

Unit 5: 

S-Block Elements and Principles of Metallurgy

Unit 6: 

P-Block Elements

Unit 7:

D-Block and F-Block Elements

Unit 8:

Thermodynamics

Unit 9: 

Chemical Equilibrium

Unit 10: 

Solutions

Unit 11: 

Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry

Unit 12: 

Chemical Kinetics

Unit 13:

Surface Chemistry

Unit 14: 

Coordination Compounds and Organometallics

Unit 15:

Basic Principles, Purification and Characterization Of Organic Compounds

Unit 16:

Hydrocarbons

Unit 17: 

Organic Reaction Mechanism

Unit 18:

Stereochemistry

Unit 19: 

Organic Compounds With Functional Groups Containing Halogens

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Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen

Unit 21: 

Organic Compounds With Functional Groups Containing Nitrogen Amines

Unit 22: 

Polymers and Biomolecules

Unit 23:

Environmental Chemistry and Chemistry In Everyday Life

KEAM 2024 Syllabus for Paper 2

Paper 2 of KEAM 2024 will include only the maths section.

Mathematics: The KEAM question paper for mathematics will include questions from the below-enlisted topics

Sr. No.

Units

Unit 1:

Algebra

Unit 2:

Trigonometry

Unit 3:

Geometry

Unit 4:

Statistics

Unit 5:

Calculus

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Q:   What is KEAM Syllabus?

A:

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:   Do I need to cover the entire syllabus of KEAM?

A:
Yes, candidates must complete the entire syllabus of KEAM to get good score in the exam. To get an admission opportunity via KEAM in top colleges, candidates have to prepare for the exam by covering the centre syllabus. 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.
 

Q:   Where can I get the syllabus for KEAM?

A:

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.

 

KEAM Previous Year Question Papers

Aspiring candidates preparing for KEAM can leverage the previous year's question papers to gain insights into the exam pattern and structure. Practising with these papers will allow candidates to familiarize themselves with the question types, difficulty level and time management skills required to excel in the exam. This will enable candidates to identify areas of weakness and strength and develop a more focused and effective study plan.

Download KEAM previous year question papers here.

KEAM 2024 Mock Test

The KEAM mock test 2024 is released online for candidates who are preparing for the upcoming entrance test and want to improve their time management and score better. Although KEAM is a pen & paper-based entrance test, candidates can still take the online KEAM 2024 mock test to enhance their efficiency in answering maximum questions. The mock test will help candidates become familiar with the test pattern and allow them to practice for the actual test. The candidates do not need to provide any credentials to use the KEAM mock test 2024.

How to Prepare for KEAM 2024

With more than 1 lakh candidates appearing for the entrance examination, the candidates need a strategic plan to score better marks in KEAM 2024. KEAM preparation tips aim to provide proper planning on what can be done to achieve a good score. 

The basic things are:

  • Know the KEAM 2024 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

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Q:   What are some preparation tips for KEAM?

A:

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:   Where to find the KEAM question papers?

A:

KEAM question papers can be downloaded from the official website cee. Kerala. AC. In. KEAM is held in offline mode and hence the candidates get the question paper in hand during the exam. Note that the KEAM question paper for Maths and Physics & Chemistry has 4 sets/version. KEAM paper 1 question paper has versions A1, A2, A3 & A4 and KEAM paper 2 question paper has versions B1, B2, B3 & B4.

 

Q:   How to prepare for KEAM in 1 month?

A:
Tips to prepare for KEAM in 1 month is as follows: Revise the important point and topics of the ncert. Daily give mock test to improve your accuracy. Solve Previous year paper of 5 year of KEAM. Follow a well defined time table. Focus on the graph and diagram. Make your strong section stronger.
 

Q:   How to choose books for KEAM preparation?

A:
Candidates preparing for KEAM need not buy any book if they already have books from which they prepared for any other MBA entrance exam. However, if KEAM is the only exam for which the candidate is planning to appear, following factors must be kept in mind to choose a book: 1. Check the table of content and book edition 2. Check if the book has its content arranged systematically 3. Read reviews whether the book is for advanced level preparation or basic preparation 4. Author and publisher 5. Does it contain a question bank? 6. Does it have section wise distribution?
 

Books for KEAM 2024

Check below the subject-wise best books for KEAM 2024 preparation:

Physics

Objective Physics

Arihant Publications

Concept of Physics Volume 1 & 2

HC Verma

Fundamentals of Physics

Halliday, Resnick and Walker

Problems in Physics

A.A Pinsky

Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

O.P Tandon

Inorganic Chemistry

O.P Tandon

NCERT Chemistry

Class 11 & 12

Organic Chemistry

Arihant Prakashan

Numerical Chemistry

P. Bahadur

Mathematics

Mathematics for classes 11 and 12

R.D Sharma

Problems in Calculus in one variable

 

Higher Algebra

Hall Knight

NCERT Mathematics

 

Complete Mathematics

MC Graw Hills

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KEAM 2024 Selection Process

Candidates can check the selection process for KEAM 2024 below:

  • Apply for KEAM 2024: All candidates have to fill KEAM application form, even if they are applying for medical, agriculture, forestry, veterinary, fisheries, architecture, and pharmacy courses
  • Download admit card: The candidates who have applied for the engineering courses have to download the entrance test admit card.
  • KEAM exam: Engineering aspirants have to appear in KEAM 2024 paper 1 and paper 2 exams.
  • Check answer key and result: The result of the KEAM 2024 engineering entrance exam and answer keys will be displayed on the official website.
  • CAP: All candidates whose names appear on the KEAM merit list have to appear for the centralised admission process (CAP) for seat allotment in the colleges.

KEAM 2024 Admit Card

The admit card of KEAM 2024 is issued to all registered candidates over the official website. To download the admit card candidates have to visit the KEAM 2024 candidate login window and enter the application number and password. It is mandatory to bring the KEAM 2024 admit card to the exam centre without which they will not be able to sit for the entrance examination.

The admit card is issued online only. By no other means, CEE is going to send the admit card to the candidates. Hence candidates have to download the admit card responsibly. The venue of the examination and timetable will be noted on the admit card. The candidates whose applications are rejected will not get any admit card and a rejection memo will be issued to them.

Note that, defects if any in the KEAM admit card, should be rectified within the dates specified in the notification pertaining to the download of admit cards. 

KEAM 2024 Exam Time (Tentative)

  • Paper 1 (Physics  and Chemistry): 10 am to 12:30 pm
  • Paper 2 (Maths): 2:30 pm to 5 pm

The schedule to be followed tomorrow is as follows:

Activity

Paper 1

Paper 2

Entry to the Examination Hal

9:30 am

2:00 pm

Opening of the Question Booklet and Commencement of Examination

10 am

2:30 pm

Last entry to the Examination Hall

10:30 am

3 pm

End of exam

12:30 pm

5 pm

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Q:   What instructions are important to follow for KEAM exam?

A:
It is advisable for candidates to read all the important instructions mentioned in their KEAM hall ticket. Take a look at the following instructions to ensure the successful conduct of the exam. Carry your admit card, ballpoint pen and cardboard or clipboard for the exam. Items such as pencil, eraser, correction fluid, calculator, log table, electronic devices are not allowed inside the test centre. Candidates should reach the test centre 30 minutes before the scheduled exam time. Candidates will not be allowed to leave the exam hall before the completion of the exam. The admit card should be in a good condition and should have your photo on it. Any malpractice or act of misconduct during the exam will lead to immediate disqualification.
 

Q:   How to download the KEAM admit card?

A:

To download the KEAM admit card candidates can follow the steps below: 1. Visit the official website of KEAM cee. Kerala. Gov. In. 2. Click on the KEAM candidate login page 3. Enter your application number, password and access code 4. The admit card will be displayed on the screen 5. Download and take a printout of the admit card and preserve it for future reference Candidates should make note that the admit cards will not be sent to them through the post. Also, the exam KEAM admit card will not be issued to students who have not paid their balance application fee.

 

Q:   What documents are required along with KEAM admit card?

A:

Besides the KEAM hall ticket, candidates are required to carry the following documents to the KEAM test centres: Original photo ID card such as Aadhar Card, Voter ID, PAN card, Driving License or Passport Photocopy of the ID proof Passport size photograph It is mandatory for candidates to carry their exam admit card to the allotted KEAM test centre. Candidates who fail to do so will not be allowed to enter the exam centre. Please note that KEAM admit card will be issued to candidates only if they comply with the exam eligibility norms.

 

Q:   What details are mentioned in the KEAM admit card?

A:
Candidates can check the below details on their KEAM admit card: Applicants Name Application Number Roll Number Course Name Date of Birth Gender Category State of Eligibility Candidate's Photograph & Signature KEAM Exam Centre and Centre Code KEAM Exam Date and Shift Paper (Paper 1 or Paper 2) In case of any discrepancy in the KEAM hall ticket, candidates should immediately inform the authorities at CEE, Kerala admission authority. Helpline Numbers: 0471-2332123, 2339101, 2339102, 2339103, 2339104.
 

KEAM 2024 Exam Centre

Note that the KEAM 2024 exam will be held across the centres located in:

  • Selected venues in all Districts in Kerala
  • Mumbai
  • New Delhi
  • Dubai

No request for change in the exam centre once allotted will be entertained. The allotted exam centre will be intimated to the candidates via the KEAM 2024 hall ticket only.

KEAM 2024 Answer Key

The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations publishes the answer keys PDFs of both the papers of the Engineering Entrance Examination on the website of the CEE.

Challenging the answer keys: If any candidate has any complaint regarding the KEAM 2024 answer keys, they have to submit the challenge to the CEE in writing along with supporting documents and a fee of INR 100/- per question. The submission must be via a DD in favour of CEE, payable at Thiruvananthapuram, within 5 days from the date of publication of the answer keys on the website of the CEE. 

If the challenges are accepted, the challenge fee against the questions will be refunded. Necessary modifications will be made in the published answer keys and the marks for the deleted questions, if any, shall be distributed. The final answer key with all changes shall be uploaded on the official website and candidates can check it. Based on the final answer key, marks will be calculated for the KEAM result.

Q:   Will CEE refund the KEAM answer key challenge fee?

A:
If the challenges are accepted, the KEAM answer key challenge fee against the questions will be refunded. Necessary modifications will be made in the published answer keys and the marks for the deleted questions, if any, shall be distributed. The final answer key with all changes shall be uploaded on the official website and candidates can check it. Based on the final answer key, marks will be calculated for the KEAM result.
 

Q:   Can I challenge the final KEAM answer key?

A:
The KEAM final answer key cannot be challenged. Candidates can only challenge the provisional keys. To challenge, candidates can follow the steps below: Submit in writing about the challenge to the CEE along with supporting documents. With it, attach a DD of INR 100 per question in favour of CEE, payable at Thiruvananthapuram, within 5 days from the date of publication of the answer keys on the website of the CEE. If the complaint filed is found to be genuine, the fee remitted while filing the complaint will be refunded. Complaints received after the stipulated date and without the requisite fee will not be considered under any circumstances. Complaints received by E-mail/Fax will not be considered on any account.
 

Q:   What details are given in the KEAM answer key?

A:

In the KEAM answer key, candidates can check the question number and the option number of the correct answer. Candidates can check KEAM answer keys to calculate their probable scores in the exam. KEAM question paper and answers keys are made available for all sets/versions. KEAM question paper has 4 sets/versions in paper 1 and also in paper 2. Candidates can check here KEAM paper 1 answer key for versions A1, A2, A3 & A4 and KEAM paper 2 answer key for versions B1, B2, B3 & B4.

 

Q:   How to Challenge KEAM Answer Key?

A:
To challenge, candidates can follow the steps below: Submit in writing about the challenge to the CEE along with supporting documents. With it, attach a DD of INR 100 per question in favour of CEE, payable at Thiruvananthapuram, within 5 days from the date of publication of the answer keys on the website of the CEE. If the complaint filed is found to be genuine, the fee remitted while filing the complaint will be refunded. Complaints received after the stipulated date and without the requisite fee will not be considered under any circumstances. Complaints received by E-mail/Fax will not be considered on any account.
 

KEAM Cutoff 2024

The Office of Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE) Kerala releases the KEAM cutoff for all phases of counselling. The cut-off marks are presented in the form of the last rank round-wise and category-wise. After each round of counselling, the KEAM 2024 cutoff list displays the closing ranks of various participating colleges.

KEAM Previous Year Cutoff

Round

KEAM 2023 Cutoff

First Round

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Second Round

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Third Round

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KEAM 2024 Result

KEAM 2024 result is published as rank lists. Rank lists are published by the CEE separately for all courses - Engineering Courses, Architecture Course, Medical and Medical Allied courses (except BAMS), BAMS Course, and BPharm Course.

KEAM 2024 rank list for engineering

The engineering rank list is prepared based on giving an equal weightage of 50:50 to the score obtained in the Entrance Examination for Engineering (Paper I & Paper II put together), and the grade/marks obtained in the final year of the qualifying examination for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together. In case, the candidate has not studied Chemistry, the marks obtained in Computer Science shall be considered. In case, the candidate has not studied Chemistry and Computer Science, the marks obtained in Biotechnology shall be considered. In case, the candidate has not studied Chemistry, Computer Science and Biotechnology, the marks obtained in Biology shall be considered. 

KEAM 2024 rank list for BPharm

BPharm merit list is prepared on the basis of index marks calculated as follows:

  • The Chemistry score obtained from Paper I of the Kerala Engineering Entrance Examination will be multiplied by 2.25 and added to the Physics score obtained from Paper I of the Kerala Engineering Entrance Examination.
  • The sum obtained will be multiplied by a factor of 2/3 to calculate the index mark for ranking the candidates for the BPharm course. The maximum index score will be 480. 

Rank List for MBBS/BDS/BHMS/BSMS/BUMS/Ayurveda Courses

The rank list is prepared on the basis of rank obtained in NEET-UG 2024 subject to the Nativity conditions.

Rank List for Architecture

The rank list shall be prepared by giving equal weightage to the score obtained in the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) and to the marks/grades obtained in the Qualifying Examination by the candidate (As per guidelines of the Council of Architecture, India).

Q:   How is the KEAM engineering rank list prepared?

A:
The engineering rank list is prepared based on giving an equal weightage of 50:50 to the score obtained in the Entrance Examination for Engineering (Paper I & Paper II put together), and the grade/marks obtained in the final year of the qualifying examination for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together. In case, the candidate has not studied Chemistry the marks obtained in Computer Science shall be considered. In case, the candidate has not studied Chemistry and Computer Science, the marks obtained in Biotechnology shall be considered. In case, the candidate has not studied Chemistry Computer Science and Biotechnology, the marks obtained in Biology shall be considered.
 

Q:   How is the KEAM result announced?

A:
KEAM result is published as rank lists. Rank lists are published by the CEE separately for all courses - Engineering Courses, Architecture Course, Medical & Medical Allied courses (except B.A. MS B.A. MS Course, and B.Pharma Course.
 

Q:   What is the admission criteria in engineering colleges - KEAM score or KEAM rank?

A:

Admission is made based on KEAM ranks and not the scores. The scores are used to assign ranks to the candidates. KEAM scores with 10+2 standardised scores are used in the weightage of 50:50 to assign ranks. The KEAM 2024 rank lists PDF will be published separately for Engineering, Architecture, B.Pharma MBBS / BDS / BHMS / BSMS / BUMS / Agriculture / Forestry / Veterinary / Co-operation & Banking / Climate Change & Environmental Science / B.Tech Biotechnology (under KAU) / Fisheries and B.A. MS will be published.

 

Q:   How long are KEAM scores valid?

A:

The KEAM scores and rank list will be valid till the closing date of admission as prescribed by the Hon'ble Supreme Court / Central councils / Universities concerned. After the announcement of KEAM scores, the candidates are asked to submit the 10+2 scores. CEE will give 50:50 weightage to the KEAM scores and the 10+2 marks to prepare the rank list. Once the scores are calculated, the candidates are ranked in order of merit. The KEAM rank lists PDF will be published separately for Engineering, Architecture, B.Pharma MBBS / BDS / BHMS / BSMS / BUMS / Agriculture / Forestry / Veterinary / Co-operation & Banking / Climate Change & Environmental Science / B.Tech Biotechnology (under KAU) / Fisheries and B.A. MS will be published.

 

KEAM 2024 Counselling

After the announcement of KEAM results, candidates whose names appear in the rank list released by CEE can participate in the KEAM counselling process. KEAM counselling process is held in three rounds along with one mop-up round. Through KEAM counselling candidates are allotted seats on the basis of their preferences and the availability of seats in a particular college and course. KEAM 2024 counselling is called the centralised admission process.

The Centralised Allotment Process will be done through the Single Window System (SWS) to give allotments to the various courses and colleges under the Engineering/ Architecture/ Pharmacy/Medical streams in the State. This is a system of ‘Allotments through Online Submission of Options’. The options are the willingness of a candidate who qualified with a rank in the rank lists of KEAM-2024 to join a course-college combination prioritised as per his/her aspiration and desire.

Seats in Government/Aided/KAU/KVASU/KUFOS/government cost-sharing/ Private Self Financing/Autonomous Colleges to be allotted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations are included in the CAP and are done as per the provisions of allotment.

Q:   How is the KEAM counselling process held?

A:
The KEAM (Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical) counseling process is held in several rounds, and it is conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala. The counseling process for KEAM is conducted in online mode. Here are the general steps involved in the KEAM counseling process: 1)Registration: Candidates who have qualified the KEAM entrance exam need to register themselves for the counseling process by visiting the official website of CEE, Kerala. 2)Document verification: After registration, candidates are required to visit the designated centers for document verification. They need to carry all the necessary documents like KEAM admit card, KEAM scorecard, category Certificate etc. 3)Option entry: After the document verification process, candidates need to fill their choices of colleges and courses as per their preferences. The options can be entered online through the official website of CEE, Kerala. 4)Seat allotment: Based on the choices filled by the candidates and the availability of seats, the seat allotment process is conducted. Candidates can check their seat allotment status on the official website. 5)Payment of fee: After seat allotment, candidates need to pay the required fee to confirm their admission to the allotted college. The payment can be made online through the official website. Reporting to the allotted college: Finally, candidates need to report to the allotted college as per the schedule and complete the admission formalities. Note that the counseling process for KEAM may vary depending on the year and the specific guidelines issued by the CEE, Kerala. Candidates are advised to regularly check the official website for updates and instructions related to the counseling process.
 

Q:   Can I rearrange options priority in KEAM CAP?

A:

A candidate may change their KEAM option priority any number of times within the time schedule permitted. The priority of options registered and saved at the time of closing of the facility for registering options alone will be considered for processing. No candidate will be allowed to register options afresh to any stream at any stage after the stipulated time as notified by the CEE. The option list once finalized cannot be augmented after the stipulated time for registering options. But the modification of the option list will be allowed only for cancellation/deletion and for re- arrangement of priority of options at the time specified in the notification by the CEE. 

 

Q:   How to complete the KEAM option registration and how can the registered options be saved/revised?

A:

All eligible options of the candidate will be displayed on the KEAM 2023 Option Registration Page. The candidate may follow the directions given therein to register the options. The data entered may be saved regularly by clicking the ‘Save’ button, so that the data already entered is not lost due to unexpected reasons. The candidate should enter only those options in which they are interested. Candidates should also note that they will be considered for allotment only to those courses and colleges opted by them. So, a candidate who has not opted for a course-college combination will not be considered for allotment for that combination. Existing options, registered by the candidate which is available in the Option Registration Page, can be cancelled by clicking on the corresponding 'Delete' button. Changes (including deletions) made in the option list must be saved (by clicking on the SAVE button) before leaving the option registration page. All the valid options registered by the candidate will be processed. If a candidate gets allotted a particular seat, based on his/her option, he/she is bound to accept it, failing which, they will lose that allotment as well as all the existing options in the stream to which the allotment belongs. The options once lost will not be available in the subsequent phases. 

 

Q:   What is the process of registering options in KEAM Option Registration Page?

A:

Candidates can register KEAM option by entering the option number for a course-college combination the candidate can fix their preference numbers for the course-college combinations displayed in the Option Registration Page. Here all the eligible options of the candidate will be displayed coursewise and the candidate is expected to enter their preference number for a particular combination.  

 

KEAM Participating Colleges

Check the list below for KEAM 2024 participating colleges:

Government/Aided Engineering Colleges Accepting KEAM Scores: Via the KEAM 2024 counselling process seats will be allotted in the following Government/Aided Engineering Colleges:

  • Engineering College Under Kerala Agricultural University
  • Engineering Colleges Under Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences University
  • Engineering Colleges Under Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies
  • Government Controlled/University Controlled Self-financing Engineering Colleges
  • Private Self-financing Engineering Colleges under the Kerala Catholic Engineering College Management Association (KCECMA)
  • Private Self-financing Engineering Colleges under Kerala Self Financing Engineering College Management Association (KSFECMA)
  • Private Self-financing Architecture Colleges under the Architecture College Management Association (ACMA) VIII 9. Government Pharmacy Colleges

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AKTU offers admission to B.Tech. in Agriculture Engineering through KEAM followed by Counselling. KEAM Counselling 2023 for AKTU has been concluded after Round 3 Seat Allotment. Tabulated below are the Round-Wise closing ranks for AKTU KEAM cutoff 2023 for the General category Home State Quota candi

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AKTU cutoff for BTech is based on All india Quota and Home State Quota. For the Home State Quota, AKTU offers admission to B.Tech. in Agriculture Engineering and B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering (Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning) through KEAM followed by Counselling. Tabulated

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According to the source, the cutoff for B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering at FISAT was 7337 rank in KEAM 2023. The cutoff for other branches of B.Tech at FISAT ranged from 12548 to 29646 rank in KEAM 2023. Therefore, if you have scored 88% in KEAM, you have a good chance of getting admissio

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Yes, you can get admission in Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences University with 70% in KEAM. However, the admission to BVSC at Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences University is made on the basis of NEET or KEAM. Thus, there are chances that you get into Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences Universi

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Kerela University admission to various courses inclusing BTech CSE is based on KEAM scores followed by counselling which is conducted round-wise. Also, the university offers courses through various affiliated colleges for BTech CSE. The affiliated colleges are Sree Chitra Thirunal College of Enginee

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