Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical (KEAM) 2019 is a state level entrance exam conducted by Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE). KEAM 2019 will give the opportunity to the candidates to get admission in various professional courses such as Engineering, Architecture, MBBS, BDS, Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Siddha, Unani, Agriculture, Forestry, Veterinary, and Fisheries. KEAM 2019 will be conducted in the month of April 2019. The candidates who are seeking to get admission in one of these courses will be able to apply in the month of February 2019.

The candidates who will apply for any desired course will get the admit card to appear for the examination. Those candidates who will give the exam will get KEAM 2019 Result. After that, the selected candidates will go through the counseling process. So that they will be able to get admission in their desired course and college. For more information such as eligibility criteria, application form, exam pattern, selection procedure etc, the candidates can check the details on this page.

KEAM 2019

The candidates who wish to get admission in Engineering courses will be selected on the basis of the marks obtained in the entrance exam and the qualifying exam. The candidates will get selected on the basis of the NATA score for B.Arch. course and for rest of the medical courses, the candidates will be selected according to NEET score. The candidates can check the important dates related to KEAM 2019 from the table given below.

KEAM 2019 Important Dates
Commencement of Application Form 1st week of Feb 2019
Last Date to Apply 4th week of Feb 2019
Last Date to Submit Printout of Application Form with Documents 4th week of Feb 2019
Issuance of Admit Card 2nd week of Apr 2019
KEAM 2019 Exam Date 3rd week of Apr 2019
Declaration of Result 3rd week of May 2019

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KEAM 2019 Application Form

The candidates can check the information related to the application form below.

Application Fee

  • For the candidates, belonging to General Category will have to pay Rs. 700/- and the candidates belonging to SC category will have to pay Rs. 300/-(if a candidate has opted for Engineering only/ B.Pharm only/both courses ).
  • For the candidates, belonging to General Category will have to pay Rs. 500/- and the candidates belonging to SC category will have to pay Rs. 200/-(if a candidate have opted for Architecture only/
    Medical & Allied only/both courses ).
  • For the candidates, belonging to General Category will have to pay Rs. 900/- and the candidates belonging to SC category will have to pay Rs. 400/-(if a candidate has opted for all the courses mentioned above in two points).

Mode of Payment: The candidates will be able to pat the fee

  • By Credit Card/Debit Card/Internet Banking.
  • By E-Chalan.

How to Apply?

The candidates who are seeking to get admission in these professional courses can apply online on the official website. The candidates can check the instructions given below.

  • Go to the official website.
  • Register yourself by entering your name, date of birth, email id, mobile number, and password.
  • Upload the images such as photograph and signature in the specified format.
  • Fill the application form by selecting the course, exam center, category, gender, citizenship, address and qualification details.
  • Now pay the application fee as described above and submit the application form.
  • Take the printout of the form and send the form with the specified documents.

KEAM 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates can check the eligibility criteria for the points given below.

Nativity: Only Indian candidates are eligible to get admission in these professional courses. Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) / Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) will also be able to get admission for the limited purpose of admission.

Before knowing the other criteria, the candidates are advised to check their category so that they will know which category they will belong. The categories are Keralite, Non-Keralite (Category-I) and Non-Keralite (Category-II). The details about the categories are given below.

Keralite: The candidates will belong to the category if:

  • The candidate is of Kerala origin.
  • Whose parents are non-Keralite and they are serving as All India Service Officers in Kerala. However, these candidates will not have any reservation.

Non-Keralite (Category-I): The candidates will belong to the category if:

  • The candidate is doing the qualifying course in Kerala. His/her parents are non-Keralite and they are posted in Kerala to serve Indian Government/ Defence Service.
  • The candidate is doing the qualifying course in Kerala. His/her parents are non-Keralite and they are serving the Government of Kerala for a minimum period of 2 years.
  • Those are not of Kerala origin but they have the resident of Kerala of 5 years from their 12 years of study period.
  • Candidates who are not of Kerala origin but they have completed their study of class VIII to class XII.

Non-Keralite (Category-II): The candidate is not belonging to the category of Keralite or Non-Keralite (Category-II) will be under this category but they will be able to get admission under Government Seats or Management Quota.

Age: The candidate should be of 17 years on the 31st December 2019. There will be no
relaxation in the minimum age and there will be no upper age limit.

Educational Qualification: The candidates can check the educational eligibility according to their course from below.

For MBBS, BDS, BSMS

The Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary examination from Kerala, or equivalent exam with 50% marks in Biology/Biotechnology separately, and 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology together.

For BAMS/ BHMS 

The Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary examination from Kerala, or equivalent exam with 50% marks in Biology separately, and 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology together.

For BUMS

The candidates must have passed Intermediate or its equivalent exam with 50% aggregate marks in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology and 50% marks in Biology separately and the candidate should have passed 10th class with Urdu or Arabic or Persian language as a subject or clear the test of Urdu in the Entrance Examination conducted by theUniversity or Board or Registered Society validated by the Government or they have cleared pre-Tib examination of one-year duration.

For B.Sc.(Hons.)Agri., B.Sc.(Hons) Forestry, BFSc

Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary examination from Kerala with 50% marks in Biology separately, and 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology together.

For BVSc. & AH

The Candidates should have secured at least 50% aggregate marks in English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology for the qualifying examination.

For MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS and BSMS courses

The candidates can get admission if they have passed the BSc Degree examination with Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany or Biotechnology as Main and one or two of them as Subsidiaries with 50% aggregate.

For Engineering courses

Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Examination with 50% marks in Mathematics separately, and 50 % marks in Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry put together. The candidates who have passed with 45% aggregate will be eligible for the admission of management quota.

For Architecture

The candidates who have passed the 12th or equivalent examination from recognized Board with Mathematics and securing 50% marks in aggregate. OR they have done 10+3 Diploma (any stream) recognized by Central/State Governments with 50% aggregate marks with Mathematics as one of the subjects of the examination. OR they have done International Baccalaureate Diploma, after 10 years of schooling, with at least 50% aggregate and they should have Mathematics as a compulsory subject.

KEAM 2019 Exam Pattern

KEAM 2019 will be a multiple choice exam. There will be given 5 options for each question and only on the answer will be correct. The candidates will have to give the answer in OMR sheet. After the exam, the candidates will be permitted to take the question booklet with them. There will be given 4 marks for each correct answer and deduction of 1 mark for each wrong answer. The candidates can check the exam pattern from the table below.

Time duration for each Paper will be 150 mins.

Paper Subject Number of questions Max Marks
Paper I Physics and Chemistry 120 480
Paper II Mathematics 120 480
Total 240 960

KEAM 2019 Syllabus

The candidates can check the syllabus from the table below.

For Mathematics: The syllabus is given below.

Units Topics
1 Algebra
2 Trigonometry
3 Geometry
4 Statistics
5 Calculus

For Physics: The syllabus is given below.

Unit Topics
1 Introduction and Measurement
2 Description of Motion in One Dimension
3 Description of Motion in Two or Three Dimensions
4 Laws of Motion
5 Work, Energy, and Power
6 Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body Rotation
7 Gravitation
8 Mechanics of Solid and Fluids
9 Heat and Thermodynamics
10 Oscillations
11 Waves
12 Electrostatics
13 Current Electricity
14 Magnetic Effect of Magnetism and Current
15 Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
16 Electromagnetic Waves
17 Optics
18 Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
19 Atomic Nucleus
20 Solids and Semiconductor Devices
21 Principles of Communications

For Chemistry: The syllabus is given below.

Units Topics
1 Basic Concepts and Atomic Structure
2 Bonding and molecular structure
3 States of matter
4 Periodic properties of elements and hydrogen
5 S-block elements and principles of metallurgy
6 P-block elements
7 D-block and f-block elements
8 Thermodynamics
9 Chemical equilibrium
10 Solutions
11 Redox reactions and electrochemistry
12 Chemical kinetics
13 Surface chemistry
14 Coordination compounds and organometallics
15 Basic principles, purification and characterization of organic compounds
16 Hydrocarbons
17 Organic reaction mechanism
18 Stereochemistry
19 Organic compounds with functional groups containing halogens
20 Organic compounds with functional groups containing oxygen
21 Organic compounds with functional groups containing nitrogen
22 Polymers and biomolecules
23 Environmental chemistry and chemistry in everyday life

KEAM 2019 Admit Card

When will it be available? The admit cards for KEAM 2019 will be available after completion of the application process. Kerala CEE will release the admit card 2 weeks prior to the examinations.

How to download? The candidates can download the admit card from the official website of CEE www.cee-kerala.org. The candidates will have to enter Application number and Date of Birth provided in the application form to download the admit card. The candidates will have to take the printout of the admit card.

Will it be sent by post? The admit cards will not be sent through the post from CEE. The venue of the exam and timetable will be available on the admit card. There will be issued a separate notification regarding this.

What is form is rejected? If the application will be rejected then the Rejection memo will be sent to candidates. If there would be any incorrection in the application then it will not be notified to the candidate separately. They will be able to check the defects while downloading the admit card.

KEAM 2019 Exam Centres

The candidates who are willing to appear for KEAM 2019 are advised to check the exam centers and fill it on application form accordingly. However, Kerala CEE allotted examination centers in these cities, this could be done same for this year as well.

  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Kollam
  • Pathanamthitta
  • Alappuzha
  • Kottayam
  • Ernakulam
  • Thodupuzha
  • Kattappana
  • Thrissur
  • Palakkad
  • Malappuram
  • Kozhikode
  • Wayanad
  • Kannur
  • Kasaragod
  • Mumbai
  • New Delhi
  • Dubai

KEAM 2019 Result

After the completion of the exam and the release of answer key, the candidates will be able to check their result. The result will be released online on the official website. The result will be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained in the entrance exam and the marks obtained in the qualifying exam. The ratio of these two marks will be 50:50. The candidates will be able to check the merit list after the result declaration.

KEAM 2019 Rank List

KEAM 2019 Rank lists will contain all candidates qualified in the entrance exam conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations. Except for the engineering course, the candidates will get the merit list according to their course as mentioned above. There will be separate rank lists for Engineering Courses, Architecture Course, MBBS/BDS, Medical & Allied Courses (except MBBS/BDS/BAMS) and BAMS Course. To prepare the rank list the equal weightage of 50:50 will be given to the score obtained in the Entrance Examination for Engineering (Paper I & Paper II put together), and the marks obtained in the final year of the qualifying examination for Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

KEAM 2019 Counseling

After the release of the rank list, the candidates will be able to go through the counseling process. The candidates will get the chance to select the desired course and college. The seats will be alotted on the basis of their rank in the rank card. The candidates with better rank will get the better opportunity to choose a good college.

How to prepare

The candidates who are aiming to crack KEAM 2019, must read this section for the better preparations. Whenever attempting any competitive exams the candidates need to focus on some points to crack the exams as well as score good in order to get good college. So focus on these points to prepare well for the exams

  • Figure out the correct syllabus
  • Manage your time
  • Get proper study material
  • Make very concept crystal clear
  • Try to do less but effective
  • Develop query solving strategy
  • Try to solve problems in less time accurately
  • Understand exam pattern and marking scheme well, and plan accordingly
  • Try to keep your self-calm, and take brakes when needed

Official website: www.cee-kerala.org. 

Kerala CEE Common Entrance Exam

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