KEAM 2023

Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical (KEAM)
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Last Updated: 4th Nov, 2022

What is KEAM ?

Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical (KEAM), also known as CEEKerala is an entrance examination conducted for admission to programs in the field of Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture, and Medical in KEAM Participating Colleges across Kerala state. The exam is conducted by the Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE).

KEAM 2023 Keypoints

  • KEAM 2023 Exam is scheduled to be conducted tentatively in second week of July 2023.

  • Eligibility Criteria of KEAM specify various factors such as Nationality, Domicile Certificate, Qualifying Marks, Candidate's Age, Marks Relaxation, etc.

  • Candidates willing to take the exam must have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December 2023. There should be no relaxation for minimum and there is no upper age limit set for the examination.

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KEAM Exam Highlights

Particular

Details

Exam

Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical (KEAM)

Conducted by

Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala

Level of Exam

State Level

Frequency

Once a year

Exam mode

Offline

Courses Offered

Engineering, B. Pharm, Medical, and Architecture

Medium of Paper

English

Number of Papers

2

Duration of the Exam

2.5 hrs (2 hours and 30 minutes)

Type of Questions

MCQ

Official Website

cee.kerala.gov.in

KEAM Exam Important Dates

Event

Dates (Tentative)

KEAM 2023 Registration Started

1st week of April 2023

KEAM 2023 Registration Ended

4th week of April 2023

KEAM 2023 Application Fees Submit Last Date

4th week of April 2023 

KEAM 2023 Online Submission of Supporting Documents Last Date

2nd week of May 2023

KEAM Admit Card Issuance

1st week of June 2023

KEAM 2023 Exam Date

1st week of July 2023

KEAM 2023 Result Announcement

4th week of July 2023 (Tentative)

CEEKerala Counselling

2nd Week of August 2023

The admission to the participating colleges will be done based on candidates' performance in KEAM Entrance Exam. Students who appeared in KEAM 2022 and could not qualify the exam back then can also apply for KEAM being conducted in 2023.

KEAM Registration

KEAM Application consists of filling up KEAM Application form made available on the official website of KEAM i.e. cee.kerala.gov.in. Interested candidates will apply for the exam by filling the application form, uploading the required documents, processing the payment of application fee, and then submitting the duly filled application form.

Candidates must ensure that the details filled in the application form must be correct as any incorrect information may lead to cancelation of candidature. As per the stats of KEAM Registration 2022, there were total 35783 male and 35959 female students who appeared in the examination.

Candidates can upload their passport sized photograph, signature, personal details on the window that will be available after the registration process is completed. In this article, the steps to apply for CEEKerala have been mentioned in order to answer questions such as “How to apply for KEAM 2023?”, “What are the steps to register for KEAM Exam?”, or “How can I apply for KEAM Exam?”. Candidates must complete all these steps in order to successfully register themselves for the exam. They must fill the form before the last date of application of KEAM 2023.

Step 1 – Registration

  • Visit the official website of KEAM i.e. cee.kerala.gov.in.
  • Click on the “KEAM Registration” link and the details such as Applicant's name, DOB, Email id and Mobile number, Password, and the Security code on the screen.
  • After the successful registration of KEAM 2023, candidates will receive and application number of their registered email id.

Step 2 – Fill KEAM Application Form 2023

  • In this step, candidates are required to fill in every basic information such as preferred course, personal details, etc.
  • Course – Candidates must select the course or courses which they would want to take admission to. They also must select the examination centre from the options available in the form.
  • Personal Details – Afterwards, they must enter their personal details such as gender, Aadhar card UID, Address, Mobile number, etc.
  • Qualification Details – Enter academic/ qualification details i.e. exam status of 12th class board exam, or whether a student has applied for CEEKerala before, etc.
  • Reservation – In this section, applicants will be able to claim (if eligible) communal reservation.
  • Income Details – They must enter family income details while filling the application form.

Step 3 – Payment of Application Fee

In this step, applicants must process the payment of the application fee. Candidates belonging to general category are required to process the payment of INR 700 as KEAM Application Fee while candidates belonging to SC category are required to pay INR 300 as KEAM Registration Fee.

Step 4 – Uploading of Scanned Images

In this step, applicants must upload all the required documents such as passport sized photograph, signature, and left thumb impression.

The images must be uploaded in below mentioned format or else they will be rejected:

Particular

Format

Dimension

Size

Photograph

jpg/jpeg

150 pixels and 200 pixels height

10 to 30 kB

Signature

jpg/jpeg

150 pixels and 100 pixels height

10 to 30 kB

Left Thumb Impression

jpg/jpeg

150 pixels and 100 pixels height

10 to 30 kB

KEAM Application Fees

Aspirants can process the payment of application fee through online as well as offline mode. They can make the payment through credit card, debit card, net banking, or e-challan.

Courses

General Candidates

SC Candidates

ST Candidates

Engineering only/ B. Pharma only/both

INR 700

INR 300

Exempted

Architecture only/Medical & Allied only/both

INR 500

INR 200

Exempted

Both

INR 900

INR 400

Exempted

Dubai Exam Centre (If opted)

INR 12000 + Application Fee

INR 12000 + Application Fee

INR 12000

Service Charges for Fees Payment

Mode of Payment

Amount Limit

Service Charges

Net Banking

No Limit

INR 6 + Taxes

Credit Card

No Limit

1% of the Fee + Taxes

Debit Card

Up to INR 2000

Nil

E-Challan

Head/ Sub-post Offices in Kerala & Lakshadweep

No Limit

INR 40 inclusive of Taxes

  • The application fee for SC candidates during the time of KEAM 2022 Registration was INR 300.
  • Candidates can process the payment of application fee through Online Payment Modes and E-challan. Through online payment, candidates can make the payment through internet banking, or credit/debit card. On successful payment, the candidate will be guided back to the home page wherein he/she will find the ‘Pay Application Fee' tab at the top turned green. 

KEAM Application Form

  • Candidates seeking admission through KEAM must ensure that they register themselves for the exam by filling the KEAM Application Form available online on the official website. Below mentioned are the complete details with some key instructions concerning the KEAM Application Form 2023:
  • The application form for the exam will been released in the 1st week of April 2023 on the official website of KEAM.
  • Candidates, before filling the application form, must confirm if they stand eligible for the exam as only eligible candidates will be allowed to submit the application form.
  • Candidates must ensure that the details filled in by them in the application form are correct as any incorrect detail will lead to cancellation of their candidature.
  • Though the examination conducting authority will also provide the application form correction facility in case any corrections are to be made in the form by candidates.
  • The KEAM Application Form Correction facility will be commenced after KEAM Registration Process is concluded successfully.
  • The last date to submit the application form is in second week of May 2023
  • Candidates will be advised to keep the printout of their duly filled application form and fee receipt for future reference.

KEAM Helpline Number

In case of issues, applicants can directly contact the official authorities of the exam on below mentioned contact helpline:

Particular

Detail

CEE's Call Centre (9:30 am to 5:30 pm)

0471-2525300

Citizen's Call Centre (24 hrs)

155300, 0471-2335523

Email Id

ceekinfo.cee@kerala.gov.in

KEAM Eligibility Criteria

The general eligibility criteria of CEEKerala are required to be fulfilled by the aspirants seeking admission through KEAM Exam. Below mentioned are some of the factors that students must fulfil in order to be eligible for the examination:

  • Candidates with Indian nationality are eligible. (Candidates with OCI/ PIO or Indian Citizenship can apply for the exam.)
  • Candidates' age must be at least 17 years as on 31st December 2023
  • Candidates are categorized as Keralite, Non-Keralite Category I (NK I), and Non-Keralite Category II (NK II) candidates seeking admission to Professional Degree programs will be classified (NK II).

Course

Qualifying Examination

Qualifying Marks

MBBS, BDS 

Class 12 with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/Biotechnology. NEET Score also required

A minimum of 50% aggregate marks. 50% marks in Biology/Biotechnology is also required.

BHMS/BAMS 

Class 12th with PCB or Biology

50 % marks in aggregate PCB combination and 50% in Biology respectively.

BSMS

Higher Secondary Examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, or equivalent examination

Minimum of 50% marks aggregate in PCB

BUMS 

Class 12 with PCB And Passed Urdu, Arabic, or Persian in Class 10

Minimum of 50% aggregate and 50% in Biology.

B.Sc Hons (Agriculture, Forestry, Co-operation, and Banking), B.Tech, BFSc

Higher Secondary Examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, or Equivalent Examination with PCB

A combined score of 50 percent in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

B.Sc Hons Climate change and Environmental Science 

Higher Secondary Examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, or Equivalent Examination with PCB. and 4 Mathematics courses at the +2 level

A combined score of 50 percent in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

BVSc & AH course

Qualifying test in English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology

Combined score of 50%

Engineering

Class 12th exam with PCM 

At least 50% aggregate and At Least 50% marks in Mathematics

Architecture

Class 12th exam with PCM 

At least 50% aggregate and At Least 50% marks in Mathematics

Pharma 

Higher Secondary examination

50% in biology and mathematics separately, as well as a minimum of 50% in PCB and Maths in total

KEAM Admit Card

KEAM Admit Card will release a few days before the commencement of the examination. Candidates who would successfully register for the exam will be able to download their respective admit card. Below mentioned are some of the key points of KEAM 2023 Admit Card:

  • KEAM 2023 Admit Card will be made available on the official website of CEEKerala and candidates can download their respective admit card by logging into their account using their credentials.
  • Candidates must get a printout of their admit card and take it along on the examination day.
  • No soft copy will be accepted at the examination hall.
  • Only blue/black ball point pens will be allowed in the examination hall.

How to download KEAM Admit Card?

  • Visit the official website of CEE i.e. cee.kerala.gov.in.
  • Go to home page and click on the link for KEAM 2023.
  • After entering the login credentials, click on “Download KEAM 2023 Hall Ticket”.
  • Click on ‘Submit' button.
  • KEAM 2023 Admit Card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download your admit card and check if all the details mentioned on it are correct.
  • Take a printout of the admit card for future reference.

KEAM 2023 Exam Pattern

KEAM Exam Pattern will be released on the official website of CEE through an official notification. However, we expect no changes in the examination pattern and the exam will be based on the previous year papers. Below mentioned table describes the KEAM Exam Pattern:

Particular

Event

Mode

Offline

Duration

2.5 hrs i.e. 150 minutes

Number of Papers

Paper 1- Physics and Chemistry Paper 2- Mathematics

Medium of Instruction

English

Type of questions

MCQ

Marking Scheme

4 marks are awarded for each correct answer

Negative marking

1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer

Number of Questions

120

Total Marks

480

In order to qualify KEAM Entrance Exam, candidates can go through previous year question papers and prepare from them. Previous year question papers prove to be helpful when it comes to preparing for CEE KEAM. Besides, applicants can also search for KEAM Mock Tests which are made available on CEE KEAM official website. KEAM Official Website uploads related KEAM Mock Tests right before CEE KEAM is commenced. Students must keep a close check on CEEKerala Official website to remain updated about the official notifications released.

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Preparation Tips

KEAM 2023 Preparation Tips

Time Management: Maintaining a proper schedule for every task that you do can lead you to success. Prepare along with all daily tasks such as exercise, play, and every other task by managing the time.

Diet & food: Maintain a completely healthy diet including fresh fruits and vegetables. Try to ignore oily stuff and have a properly balanced diet.

Positivity: Always try to be positive towards every work that you do and be focused towards all your activities along with studies. Being optimistic works very well many times in such situations.

Mock Tests: Prepare the best way by appearing as many mock tests you can, and analyze the results regularly. Try solving the portion which you find difficult in the mock tests and create a strong base.

A Smart way to Prepare: Make separate sheets for formulas and theorem that can help you a lot while solving numerical in Physics and Mathematics.

Believe in yourself: Self-belief is most important as it generates a lot of positivity and gives the boost to your confidence.

Revise: Make sure you revise every topic thoroughly and prepare well every topic by revising time and again. Also, prepare separate revision plan for last minute preparation.


KEAM 2023 Important Dates

Registration Starts on 06-Apr-2022
Registration Ends on 10-May-2022
Admit Card Date 15-Jun-2022
Exam Starts on 04-Jul-2022
Result Date 25-Jul-2022

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FAQs related to KEAM

Q-1

What is KEAM Eligibility?


The minimum eligibility criteria to appear in KEAM Exam is to pass 12th class examination in the relevant field from a recognized board. Candidates belonging to OCI (Overseas Citizens of India) and PIO (Persons of Indian Origin) are also considered eligible to apply for the exam.
Q-2

What type of exam is KEAM?


KEAM is a state level exam conducted by the Commissioner of Entrance Examination of Kerala (CEE Kerala). Candidates seeking admission in Engineering and Pharmacy courses offered by various colleges and institutions of Kerala can take the exam.
Q-3

What is the full form of KEAM Exam?


KEAM full form is Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Exam.
Q-4

Is KEAM is as same as NEET Exam?


No. KEAM is a state level entrance examination while NEET UG or NEET PG are the national level entrance examinations.
Q-5

What are the passing marks for KEAM Exam?


Candidates belonging to General category must secure at least 50% marks in aggregate in the exam while those belonging to SC/ST category must secure at least 40% marks in order to qualify the examination.
Q-6

Is KEAM only for students belonging to Kerala state?


No. Any students with Indian nationality can apply for the exam. The exam is basically for admission to Engineering and Medical college of Kerala state. However, candidates belonging to OCI and PIO category are also considered eligible for the exam.
Q-7

Is KEAM a written exam?


CEE Kerala has recently released KEAM Exam Pattern 2022 and as per the notification released by the examination conducting authority, KEAM is an offline exam (pen and paper based exam).
Q-8

Has KEAM 2022 Registration started?


Yes. KEAM Application started on 6th April 2022 and the last date to apply for the exam is 30th April 2022.
Q-9

Can other state students apply for KEAM?


Yes. Candidates from states other than Kerala can also apply for the exam provided they fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the examination conducting authority.
Q-10

Is KEAM Syllabus is as same as JEE Main Syllabus?


KEAM Syllabus entirely depends on the syllabus of Kerala while JEE Main Syllabus is based on NCERT Syllabus which remains same throughout the country.
Q-11

Is there negative marking in KEAM Exam?


Yes. For every correct answer, candidates will be awarded with 4 marks while for every incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted as penalty. There will be no negative marking for unanswered questions.
Q-12

Is calculator allowed in KEAM 2022?


No. Candidates are not allowed to carry any electronic items inside the examination hall. They must only bring a ball point pen and KEAM Admit Card.
Q-13

What are the documents required for KEAM Exam?


The documents required while applying for KEAM are Valid e-mail ID and mobile number, Birth Certificate, Proof for Nativity, Proof for Date of Birth, Non-Creamy Layer Certificate/Community Certificate, Certificate for Special Reservation claim, Income Certificate.
Q-14

How many questions are there in KEAM Exam?


The exam has 2 papers that consist of 120 questions each. Every question carries 4 marks and the total time to completed the exam is 2.5 hours i.e. 150 minutes. The medium of the question paper will be English.
Q-15

KEAM Exam is conducted for which courses?


KEAM stands for Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Exam and the courses for which KEAM is conducted are Engineering, Architecture, MBBS, BDS, Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Siddha, Unani, Agriculture, Forestry, Veterinary, Fisheries and Pharmacy.

KEAM 2023 Application Procedure

Online submission of application through the website www.cee.kerala.gov.in is required to apply for the Entrance Examination for admission to all the courses (Medical & Allied, Engineering, and Architecture).

Here are the detailed steps to Apply for KEAM 2022:

  1. Candidate Registration

    This is a one-time procedure. During the process, candidates will get a system generated Application Number. Candidates are requested to enter their own password when demanded. Preferably a strong password is recommended. It ensures the candidates' safe online activities. The requirements of a strong password are:

    • A minimum length of 8 characters
    • A minimum of one alphabet character [a-z or A-Z]
    • A minimum of one number (0-9)
    • A minimum of one symbol [! @ # $ % ^ & * ]

    The candidate has to re-enter the password for confirmation. Don't disclose the password to others. Remember the password till the end of allotment process of KEAM-2018 for further login including mark submission and CAP. There will be a Security question and candidates should provide an answer to it. For further login, candidates have to note down all the information provided during this stage.

  2. Candidate Login

    Login is required to proceed through all other stages of online submission. In order to login, a candidate should provide Application number and Password.

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KEAM 2023 Admit Card

Steps to Download the KEAM Admit Card for 2023 Examination:

  1. To download the  Admit Card candidates are required to enter their KEAM 2023 Application No and Date of birth
  2. A printout of the Hall Ticket has to be taken by the candidate to carry to the exam hall on the day of the exam.
  3. Candidates can also download and take printouts of their KEAM Admit Card at the various at Help Desks and Facilitation Centres set up across the State for this purpose
  4. The Admit Card will have the details of the Exam Centre and Schedule of the Exam along with the particulars of the candidate.
  5. Candidates must carry the Hall Ticket to the Exam Centre when appearing for the KEAM exam
  6. Only candidates whose Applications Forms have been accepted will be able to download the Admit Card of the exam.
  7. The Admit Card has to be kept safe by the candidates till the admission process is completed.

KEAM 2023 Preparation Tips

  1. Time Management: Maintaining a proper schedule for every task that you do can lead you to success. Prepare along with all daily tasks such as exercise, play, and every other task by managing the time.
  2. Diet & food: Maintain a completely healthy diet including fresh fruits and vegetables. Try to ignore oily stuff and have a properly balanced diet.
  3. Positivity: Always try to be positive towards every work that you do and be focused towards all your activities along with studies. Being optimistic works very well many times in such situations.
  4. Mock Tests: Prepare the best way by appearing as many mock tests you can, and analyze the results regularly. Try solving the portion which you find difficult in the mock tests and create a strong base.
  5. A Smart way to Prepare: Make separate sheets for formulas and theorem that can help you a lot while solving numerical in Physics and Mathematics.
  6. Believe in yourself: Self-belief is most important as it generates a lot of positivity and gives the boost to your confidence.
  7. Revise: Make sure you revise every topic thoroughly and prepare well every topic by revising time and again. Also, prepare separate revision plan for last minute preparation.

KEAM 2023 Syllabus

KEAM 2022 Syllabus for Engineering is as follows:

  1. Mathematics
  • Algebra Sets, Relations and Functions: Sets and their Representations: Finite and Infinite sets; Empty set; Equal sets; Subsets; Power set; Universal set; Venn Diagrams; Complement of a set; Operations on Sets (Union, Intersection and Difference of Set); Applications of sets: Ordered Pairs, Cartesian Product of Two sets; Relations: Domain, Co-domain and Range: Functions: into, on to, one - one in to, one-one on to Functions; Constant Function; Identity Function; composition of Functions; Invertible Functions; Binary Operations.
  • Complex Numbers: Complex Numbers in the form ; Real and Imaginary Parts of a complex Number; Complex Conjugate, Argand Diagram, Representation of Complex Number as a point in the plane; Modulus and Argument of a Complex Number; Algebra of Complex Numbers; Triangle Inequality; + bia ; . ; ΖΖ=ΖΖΖ+Ζ≤Ζ+Ζ 21212121 Polar Representation of a Complex Number.
  • Quadratic Equations: Solution of a Quadratic Equation in the Complex Number System by (i) Factorization (ii) Using Formula; Relation between Roots and Coefficients; Nature of Roots; Formation of Quadratic Equations with given Roots; Equations Reducible to Quadratic Forms.

KEAM Previous Years Question Papers

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