x
FREE Admission Alerts Register Now

KEAM 2018

KEAM 2018 - CEE Kerala

Last Date to Apply

Online: 28 March 2018

Offline: 31 March 2018

AAKASH Coaching Scholarship Test Apply Now
ALLEN Scholarship Cum Admission Test Register Now
NIIT University Admission Open Apply Now
FREE Admission Alerts Register Now
10th, 12th Board Result Update Register Now

About KEAM 2018

KEAM 2018, Kerala Engineering Entrance Examination 2018 is conducted by "Office of The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala Government.  KEAM 2018 application process has started from 1 February 2018. The last date to apply online for KEAM registration is 28 February 2018. It is to be noted that KEAM 2018 will be conducted for admission into Engineering Course and NEET exam will be conducted for admission into in Medical Courses, Agriculture, Veterinary, Fisheries course in colleges and universities in the state of Kerala for the academic session 2018-2019. However, the admission in Architecture course in Kerala will be done on the basis of NATA.

Latest Update: KEAM Admit Card is released on 10 April 2018. Download KEAM Admit Card 2018 Here

KEAM Application process has started from 1 February and the last date to apply for the KEAM Admission is 28 February for online and 31 March for offline application submission. One application is to be filled for admission to multiple courses. Applicants can check the details of the admission to the various courses via KEAM Entrance Exam whose all details have been given on this page.

KEAM 2018 Exam Schedule

Stream Subject Date Time
Engineering  Paper I 
Physics & Chemistry
23 April 2018 10:00 AM - 12.30 PM
Paper II 
Mathematics
24 April 2018 10:00 AM - 12.30 PM
Medical On the basis of NEET scores

 

KEAM 2018 Dates

 

 Events Dates
KEAM Online Application Form Submission (including Fee Payment) 28 February 2018
Online Application Ends 28 March 2018
Last date for receipt of Online Application Printout
along with supporting documents
31 March 2018
KEAM Admit Card - Released! 10 April 2018
KEAM Engineering Exam Date
(10:00 AM to 12:30 PM)
  • Physics: 23 April 2018
  • Chemistry: 24 April 2018
KEAM Result - For Engineering 25 May 2018
Medical & Allied and Ayurveda Rank lists 26 June 2018
Filling up of vacant seat start 1st week of August 2018
Filling up of vacant seat end 2nd week of August 2018

 

KEAM Quick Links

KEAM Eligibility: Engineering, Architecture, Medicine Application Form
KEAM Admit Card  KEAM  Result
Answer Key Participating Colleges
Reservation of Seats  

KEAM Engineering Courses

  • B.Tech
  • B. Tech (Agricultural Engineering)
  • B.Tech (Dairy Science & Technology)
  • B.Tech (Food Engineering)

KEAM Pharmacy Courses

  • BPharm Course (Under Kerala University of Health Sciences)

Subscribe for Regular Updates of KEAM 2018



Delivered by FeedBurner

KEAM 2018 Eligibility criteria

Nativity of Candidates

Candidate should be an Indian resident of Kerala origin. Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) will also be considered as Indian citizens for the limited purpose of admission and any kind of reservations will not be available for their admission.

Age Criteria for the Candidates

Candidate should have completed 17 years of age as on 31 December 2018. There is no relaxation in Minimum Age and there is no upper age limit for appearing in KEAM 2018.

Academic Eligibility

For Engineering: Including B.Tech (Agri. Engg.) and B.Tech (Food Engg. & Tech) courses under the Kerala Agricultural University, B.Tech (Dairy Technology) and B.Tech (Food Technology) courses under Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences University and B.Tech (Food Science & Technology) course under Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies.

  • Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala, or Examinations recognized as equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Mathematics separately, and 50% marks in Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry put together are eligible for admission. However, candidates with 45% marks are eligible for the admission to the management quota seats in Private Self Financing Engineering Colleges/Government Controlled Self Financing Engineering Colleges.

(*): Biotechnology as a subject in Class 12 or equivalent will not be considered for academic Eligibility for BAMS/BHMS / B.Sc.(Hons.)Agri., B.Sc.(Hons) Forestry, BFSc.

(**): Candidate should have passed: 10th standard with Urdu or Arabic or Persian language as a subject or clear the test of Urdu in the Entrance Examination conducted by the University or Board or Registered Society authorized by the Government to conduct such examination; or Pre-Tib Examination of one-year duration.

Relaxation in Minimum Marks

  • Candidates with Locomotory disability of lower limbs between 40% to 70% need only 45% marks in case of Biology/ Biotechnology and 45% marks in case of optional subjects put together for admission to MBBS course.
  • Candidates belonging to PD Category will have a relaxation of 5% Marks in Engineering & Medical Allied Course except BDS i.e they need 45 % marks in the case of Mathematics/ Biology and 45% marks in the case of Mathematics/ Biology, Physics and Chemistry in aggregate.

For BPharm Course

Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala or Examinations recognized as equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Biology/Mathematics separately and 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Mathematics put together are eligible.

  • The candidates applying for the admission in B Pharm course would have to appear in the Paper 1 of KEAM Consisting of Physic and Chemistry.

Detailed eligibility criteria are given towards the end of the page.

KEAM 2018 Application form and Admit Card

Interested candidates can apply online and to know how to fill online application form click here. There is no offline mode of the application process for KEAM 2018. There is a common application form for admission to all the courses in KEAM 2018. Applicants can apply using the link given below. Applicants must note that only one application form is to be filled for the admission to one or all the courses of KEAM 2018.

KEAM 2018 Application Form

Payment of KEAM 2018 Application Fee

Candidates can pay the application fee in either of the following ways:

  • Online Payment
  • E-Challan

KEAM 2018 Admit Card - Download here


KEAM 2018 Admit Cards is available to download from 10 April 2018, Admit cards are available in online mode only, applicants are advised to download and take the printout of the KEAM 2018 Admit Cards, which is to be produced in the examination hall and must not be mutilated.

KEAM 2018 Admit Card - Download Here

KEAM 2018 Exam Centre

  • Course Opted For: Candidates are required to select the required course or courses to which admission is sought for.
  • Centre for Examination: Candidates are required to select a Centre from the list of below given Centre of Examination. 

Thiruvananthapuram

Kollam

Pathanamthitta

Alappuzha

Kottayam

Ernakulam

 Thodupuzha

Kattappana

Thrissur

Palakkad

Malappuram

Kozhikode

Wayanad

Kannur

Kasaragod

Mumbai

New Delhi

Dubai

 -

KEAM 2018 Fees

The payment of the KEAM Application Form is to be paid by the applicants in online mode only; Applicants are required to fill and take the printout of the confirmation page after the successful payment. Applicants can pay the application fee via Debit card, Credit card, Net Banking or using E-Challan Option.

KEAM 2018 Application Fees

Category

Application Fee (General)

Application Fee(SC)

(a) General 

Rs.700 Rs 300

(b) Architecture Only/ Medical and Allied Only/Both

Rs 500 Rs 200

Both (a) and (b)

Rs. 900 Rs 400

Dubai as Centre

Rs 12000 -


Note:
ST candidates are exempted from payment of application fee and 
Candidates choosing Dubai as Examination Centre will have to remit additional fees of Rs. 12,000 which can be paid using online payment (from anywhere) and Echallan if payment is made in India.

KEAM Participating Colleges Fee Structure 2018

 

KEAM 2018 Result and Counselling

Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of KEAM 2018 Merit List. Separate KEAM Rank list will be prepared for the given below subjects. The candidates appearing in the Engineering Entrance Exam must have to score the minimum of 10 Marks to find a place in the rank list (Not required to score minimum marks, however, if any candidates fail to answer any question will be treated disqualified).

  • Engineering courses
  • Architecture Courses (NATA)
  • Medical & Allied Courses (Based on NEET)
  • BAMS Course (Based on NEET)

KEAM 2018 Result

Selection For Engineering on the basis of KEAM 2018

  • KEAM 2018 Merit List for Engineering will be assessed by giving equal weightage to the Entrance Exam Marks and Class 12 (Qualifying Exam Marks)
  • For Calculation of Qualifying Exam Marks: If the candidate has not studied Chemistry in Class 12 or equivalent then marks of Computer Science will be taken into account for the calculation of aggregate marks.
Exam Weightage
KEAM Entrance Exam for Engineering 50%
Aggregate Marks in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics
in the final year of the qualifying exam.

50%
  • The final year marks of the qualifying examination of each subject Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Computer Science/Biotechnology/Biology of the students who have passed the subject, received from the respective Boards, shall be transformed out of 100. The marks of the three subjects shall be computed out of 300 after affecting standardization in each subject.

Selection for Pharmacy on the basis of KEAM 2018

The candidates who are applying for the BPharm admission in KEAM 2018 are required to appear only in Paper 1 of the KEAM Engineering Entrance Exam and the selection of the candidates will be based on the Centralised Allotment Process. In the case of a tie in the total marks computed for the preparation of B.Pharm rank list the candidate with the higher marks in Chemistry in Paper-I of the Engineering Entrance Examination will be placed higher in the ranking. If there is still a tie, the age of the candidate will be taken into account and the older will be placed higher in the ranking.

  • To qualify in the Entrance Examination and thereby become eligible to figure in the rank list for admission to B.Pharm course, a candidate has to get a minimum of 10 marks out of the index of 480 calculated.

KEAM 2018 Schedule for Online Allotment

 

Events

Dates 2017

Dates 2018

The opening of the online option
registration facility

1 August 2017

-

The closing of option registration facility

3 August 2017 
(10:00 AM)

-

Payment of Allotment Fee

5 to 8 August 2017

-

Submission of the list of admitted candidates 
by the college authorities

8 August 2017
(5:30 PM)

-

Important Points

  • The candidates who get allotment shall have to pay the fee shown in the allotment seats at the selected branches of the State Bank of India (SBI) or by way of online payment. 
  • Candidates need not join the colleges after the first allotment. However, the candidates may lose their allotment if they do not pay the fees before the prescribed date.
  • The candidates should know that the options once lost will not be available in the subsequent phases.

KEAM 2018 Exam pattern

Each Paper will have 4 version/sets.KEAM 2018 will be objective type with Multiple Choice Questions and based on single response.Each Paper will have 120 questions to be answered in 150 minutes. Each question carries four marks. For each wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted from the total score.

KEAM 2018 Question Paper Pattern

 

KEAM Engineering Exam Paper 1: Chemistry and Physics
Paper 2: Mathematics
Total Number of Questions 120
Total Marks 480
Negative Marking for every wrong answer 1
Duration of Exam 2.5 hours

 

KEAM Engineering Exam Syllabus

How to answer Questions on the OMR Sheet?

The students should answer the questions using blue or black ball point pen only. Candidates should not mark answers. Answers marked using Gel pen and Pencil will not be considered in the total calculations in any case.

KEAM 2018 Important details

Medical & allied courses (Now based on NEET)

  • Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
  • Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery (BSMS)
  • Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS)

Agriculture & Forestry Course

Veterinary Course 

Fishery Course

Admission in KEAM Medicine & Allied Courses

NOTE: Kerala State Government will not conduct any entrance for medical and allied courses which are MBBS, BDS, Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Siddha, Unani, Agriculture, Veterinary, Fisheries, and Forestry.

The candidates who wish to apply for professional degree courses in Engineering, Architecture, MBBS, BDS, Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Siddha, Unani, Agriculture, Forestry, Veterinary, and Fisheries have to fill the form released by CEE Kerala.

About KEAM

KEAM is the primary entrance exam in which near about one lakh twenty-five thousand candidates participate every year. Both Keralites and Non-Keralites are eligible to apply for the Entrance Examination. However, the majority of the seats in Government College are reserved for students from Kerala. 

KEAM 2018 Contact

Office of The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE)
5th Floor, Housing Board Buildings,
Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram-695001

Phone: 0471 - 2339101, 2339102, 2339103, 2339104
Fax: 0471-2337228
E-mail: ceekinfo@cee.kerala.gov.in
Helpline No. (24 hours available): 155300 From BSNL network. Mobile users prefix 0471.
0471- 2115054, 2115098, 2335523 From other networks.