Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical - KEAM Entrance Exam 2017

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KEAM Entrance Exam 2017

Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Entrance Examinations ( KEAM ) invites admission Application Engineering, Architecture, MBBS, BDS, Ayurveda, Homoeo, Siddha, Agriculture Forestry, Veterinary and Fisheries programs for the academic session 2017 – 2018

(a) Kerala Medical Entrance Courses : 

(b) Kerala Architecture Courses :

(c) Kerala Engineering Courses :

(d) Kerala Agriculture & Forestry Courses :

(e ) Kerala Veterinary Course :

(f ) Kerala Fisheries Course :

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KEAM Online Application Form 2017

1. Submission of KEAM Online Application 2017

KEAM 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 ). If a candidate submits more than one printout of the application, his / her candidature is liable to be cancelled.

2. KEAM 2017 Application Fee

A candidate who does not belong to SC / ST communities will be treated as ‘General’ candidate for the collection of application fee.

Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical application fee for all candidates will be as follows :

ST candidates are exempted from payment of application fee. Security Cards (free of cost) and Prospectus will be distributed through Tribal Welfare Offices on production of ST Certificate.

Candidates choosing ‘Dubai’ as Examination Centre will have to remit an additional fee of Rupee 12,000/- by way of a Demand Draft ( DD ) drawn on a Nationalised Bank, in favour of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, payable at Thiruvananthapuram along with the printout of the application. Such candidates should give a local contact number, if available, in their application in the appropriate place. If the additional fee of Rupee 12,000/- is not paid by the candidates in the form of DD along with the printout of the application, they will be allotted a centre within the country.

Candidates desirous of getting admission to Architecture Course and possessing the required minimum qualification will have to appear for the “National Aptitude Test in Architecture” ( NATA ), conducted by the National Institute for Advanced Studies in Architecture ( NIASA ). They should appear for NATA in such a manner that they can submit their NATA score to the CEE. The details will be notified separately. Candidates applying for the Engineering and / or Medical Entrance Examination and opting for Architecture also will have to appear for the ‘National Aptitude Test in Architecture’, as mentioned above. The candidates are advised to qualify in NATA sufficiently earlier than

Mode of Payment of  KEAM Application Fee 2017 

Candidate can pay application fee in either of the two following methods :

a. Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Security Card : 

KEAM Security Card and Prospectus can be obtained from selected Post Offices in Kerala and outside the State, on payment of the prescribed fee ( Rupee 1000/- or Rupee 500/- as the case may be ), by cash. List of Post Offices that issue Prospectus and Security card will be notified separately. Security card will not be available at the Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations. The Security card consists of a KEY NUMBER, which is inside the Security panel and not visible before scratching the silver panel. There is a Serial Number on each Security card. The Key number and Serial Number are unique and are required for filling up of payment details in the online application.

b. Demand Draft :

KEAM application fee can be paid by way of Demand Draft ( DD ) drawn on a Nationalised / Scheduled Bank, in favour of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, payable at Thiruvananthapuram.

Those candidates who choose centre in Dubai will have to make the remittance, along with the printout of the application.

Important : The Candidate should maintain strict confidentiality of the Key Number and keep it in safe custody till the end of allotment process of KEAM 2017. The Key number is also required for Option registration for admission to the Professional Courses. The candidates who pay the application fee through Demand Draft will be issued Key number only after the preparation of rank list.

Note : KEAM Application fee / additional fee once remitted will not be refunded under any circumstances.

Online submission of  KEAM 2017 Application

The detailed instructions for filling each item in the application are the Prospectus and in the link, “How to Apply” provided on the websites www.ceekerala.org and www.cee.kerala.gov.in.

There are 7 steps for the online submission of application and all the steps are mandatory. Candidates should complete all steps and should send the signed printout of the online submitted application along with the necessary certificates and documents so as to reach the office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations on or before

Candidate has to visit the website www.cee.kerala.gov.in where he / she can find the link “KEAM 2017 Online Application”.

Step 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 :

The candidate has to re – enter the password for confirmation.

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.

Step 2 : Candidate Login

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

Step 3 : Filling up of Application

All the basic information, required at the Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations are to be filled in at this step. Before filling the details, read the Prospectus carefully.

The data provided here will be used for processing the application. Any mistake in filling this sheet or providing false / incomplete / wrong information will affect the candidate’s eligibility for admission or claim for reservation under any category. It is obligatory that the candidate should fill all the items in the application.

Candidates should click the ‘Save’ button to save the entries made so far before proceeding to Step 4. At this stage the candidate can login, view and modify the details provided. Candidates should take utmost care while filling the Online Application. Applicant should ensure that the data provided are correct.

Step 4 : Final Submission of KEAM Application 

This is also a one time procedure. If candidate is sure that the information provided in step 3 is correct, click the link ‘Final Submission’.

Step 5 : Payment of KEAM Application Fee

At this step candidate has to provide payment details of application fee.

Step 6 : Printout of Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Application

Candidate should take a printout of the online submitted application which contains all the information provided during step 3 and step 5. Candidates should get the Course Certificate and Nativity Certificate provided in the application.

Step 7 : Send the Printout of application and supporting documents to the Commissioner for Kerala Entrance Examinations

Affix a photograph of the applicant with 3.5 x 4.5 cm size same as the photograph uploaded on the online application duly attested by the Head of the Institution which he / she studied last or by a Gazetted Officer. Candidate should affix the left hand thumb impression in the space provided in the printout of the application. The applicant and parent should sign in the specified areas on the printout of the application and attach supporting documents / certificates and send to the following address so as to reach the addressee on or before the last date specified for submission of application.

Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations,
5th Floor, Housing Board Buildings,
Santhi Nagar,
Thiruvananthapuram – 695 001.

Applications should be completed in all respects. A candidate will be considered for the Entrance Examination or for admission, only if he / she has furnished the relevant certificates prescribed in the Prospectus, in proof of eligibility, or in support of any claim for reservation, under any category.

The procedure of Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical ( KEAM ) online submission of application will be completed only after the printout of Application and supporting documents / certificates are received in the office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations. Candidates are directed to keep a copy of the printout of completed application form for further reference.

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KEAM 2017 Eligibility

Nativity :

Only Indian citizens are eligible for admission to Professional courses unless otherwise notified. Persons of Indian Origin ( PIO ) / Overseas Citizen of India ( OCI ) will also be treated at par with Indian citizens for the limited purpose of admission. However PIO / OCI candidates will not be eligible for any kind of reservation.

Candidates seeking admission to Professional courses will be categorised as Keralite, Non – Keralite Category I ( NK I ) and Non – Keralite Category II ( NK II ).

(i) Keralite : A candidate of Kerala origin will be categorised as a ‘Keralite’. Children of All India Service ( AIS ) officers ( Non – Keralites ) allotted to Kerala cadre are deemed to be ‘Keralites’ as per G.O. (Rt) No. 822/08/H. Edn. dated 29/05/2008. But they will not be eligible for Communal/Special/Persons with Disabilities reservation or any fee concession.

(ii) Non – Keralite Category I ( NK I ) : A candidate who is not of Kerala origin but fulfils anyone of the following conditions will be categorised as ‘Non – Keralite Category I’( NK I ).

  1. A candidate who has undergone qualifying course in Kerala and who is son/daughter of Non Keralite parents belong to Government of India / Defence Service, posted to Kerala.
  2. A candidate who has undergone qualifying course in Kerala and who is son/daughter of Non Keralite parents who are serving/served Government of Kerala for a minimum period of two years.
  3. A candidate who is not of Kerala Origin but has been a resident of Kerala State for a period of 5 ( five ) years within the period of 12 ( twelve ) years of his / her study.
  4. A candidate who is not of Kerala Origin but who has undergone his / her school studies in Kerala from standard VIII to XII.
    Non – Keralite Category I candidates will be considered against ‘State Merit’ seats for Engineering / Architecture / Medical & Allied courses. But they will not be eligible for Communal / Special/Persons with Disabilities reservation or any fee concession.

(iii) Non – Keralite Category II [ NK II ] : 

Candidates who do not come under ‘Keralite’ or ‘NonKeralite Category I’ will be categorised as ‘Non – Keralite Category II’. Such candidates are eligible for admission to Management quota seats in Engineering courses in Government Controlled Self financing Colleges. ‘Non-Keralite Category II’ ( NK II ) candidates are eligible for admission to Government Seats and Management Quota seats in Private Self Financing Engineering / Architecture Colleges, which will be notified separately. But they will not be eligible for Communal / Special / Persons with Disabilities reservation or any fee concession.

Note :

The following category of candidates will not be governed by clauses (i), (ii) and (iii) above : Candidates to be admitted in respect of seats reserved for the nominees of Government of India, Administration of Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Administration, Jammu & Kashmir, candidates selected through the All India quota seats for MBBS / BDS courses and candidates sponsored under reciprocal quota by Government of Karnataka / Tamil Nadu.

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KEAM 2017 Educational Qualifications

I. Academic Qualifications for KEAM 2017

1. KEAM Medical & Allied Courses :

(a) KEAM Medical courses consist of MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, BSMS and BUMS courses and Allied courses consist of B.Sc.( Hons ) Agriculture, B.Sc. ( Hons ) Forestry, BVSc. & AH and BFSc. courses.

  1. For MBBS, BDS, BSMS : Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, or examinations recognised equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Biology / Biotechnology separately, and 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Biotechnology put together, are eligible. In the absence of Biology, Biotechnology will be considered as a subject for academic eligibility. Only those candidates who secure 50% marks in the Medical Entrance Examination ( Paper I & II taken together ie; 480 marks out of 960 ) of KEAM 2017 will be considered for admission to MBBS / BDS Courses. Candidates belonging to SC / ST / SEBC will be considered for admission to these courses only if they have scored a minimum of 40% marks in the Medical Entrance Examination ( Paper I & II taken together ie; 384 marks out of 960 ). Candidates with Locomotory disability of lower limbs between 40% to 70% will be considered for admission to MBBS course only if they have scored a minimum of 45% marks in the Medical Entrance Examination ( Paper I & II taken together ie; 432 marks out of 960 ).
  2. Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical admission to BAMS / BHMS Courses : Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, or examinations recognised equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Biology separately, and 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology put together, are eligible. Biotechnology will not be considered as a subject for academic eligibility.
  3. For admission to BUMS Course : Candidates seeking admission to BUMS ( Kamil-E-Tib-WaJarahat ) course must have passed Higher Secondary examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, or examinations recognised equivalent thereto, with 50% aggregate marks in the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology and 50% marks in Biology separately and (a) the candidate should have passed 10th or 12th standard with Urdu or Arabic or Persian language as a subject or (b) pre-Tib examination of one year duration.
  4. Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical admission to B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agri., B.Sc. ( Hons ) Forestry, BFSc Courses : Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, or examinations recognised equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Biology separately, and 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology put together, are eligible. Biotechnology will not be considered as a subject for academic eligibility.

(b) Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical admission to BVSc. & AH Course : Candidates should have secured not less than 50% aggregate marks in English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology for the qualifying examination, in addition to the condition as stipulated in clause 6.2.1(a(iii)) as per regulation 5 of Minimum standards of Veterinary Education Degree Course ( BVSc & AH ) Regulation, 1993.

(c) Candidates who have passed the BSc Degree ( Three year course ) examination with Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany or Biotechnology as Main, and any one or two of the above subjects as Subsidiaries, with 50% marks for Main & Subsidiaries taken together, subject to the condition that they have passed Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala or examinations recognised as equivalent thereto with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects are eligible for admission to MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS and BSMS courses.

2. Kerala Engineering Courses :

[ Including B.Tech ( Agri. Engg. ) and B.Tech ( Food Engg. ) courses under the Kerala Agricultural University and B.Tech ( Dairy Sc. & Technology ) and B.Tech ( Food Technology ) courses under Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences University ].

(a) 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 who have passed Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala, or Examinations recognized as equivalent thereto, with 45% marks 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, 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. The marks as shown in the mark list of the Board of Examination obtained from the respective Higher Secondary Board shall be considered for academic eligibility.

Note :-

  1. In two year Kerala Higher Secondary courses or examinations recognised equivalent thereto with two year course where the Board Examinations are conducted in both years, the total marks of two years in the respective subjects as shown in the mark lists of the respective Higher Secondary Boards will be considered for academic eligibility.
  2. In two year Kerala Higher Secondary courses or examinations recognised equivalent thereto with two year course where the Board Examinations are conducted in both years, the total marks of two years in the respective subjects as shown in the mark lists of the respective Higher Secondary Boards will be considered for academic eligibility.
  3. For all other type of Higher Secondary courses or examinations recognised equivalent thereto, the marks of the respective subjects as shown in the mark list of the respective Board of Examinations will be considered for academic eligibility.

(b) Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala, or examinations recognised as equivalent thereto, with 50 % marks in Mathematics / Biology separately, and 50 % marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / Biology put together are eligible for admission to the seats reserved for Dairy Farm Instructors of Dairy Development Department for B.Tech. ( D.Sc. & Tech ). However, the candidates admitted to the course have to take a make – up course in Basic Mathematics ( 2+0 ) credits or Applied Biology ( 1+1 ) credit as the case may be.

Note :

  1. The Vocational Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala, has been recognised as equivalent to the Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala.
  2. In the case of nominees of Government of India and nominees of reciprocal quota seats who are selected on the basis of the marks in the qualifying examination, the academic eligibility.

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KEAM Seats Availability 2017

I. Types of Reservation in Government / Aided / KAU / KVASU / KUFOS Colleges : Out of the total seats available for the various courses, seats will be reserved for different categories.

1. Reservation for All India Quota for MBBS / BDS Courses : Fifteen percent of the total sanctioned seats in MBBS / BDS Courses in Government Medical / Dental Colleges in the State are set apart for the allotment of the candidates by the Director General of Health Services,
Government of India.

2. Reservation for Nominees : These are the seats set apart for the nominees of the Government of India, Union Territories or other States for the various courses.

3. Reservation for Persons with Disabilities : Leaving the seats set apart under Clauses 4.1.1 and 4.1.2 above, three percent of the seats available for the state for allotment from the Entrance rank lists, for all the courses in all the Government and Aided colleges are reserved for the candidates with disabilities.

4. Special Reservation : These are the seats reserved for certain specific categories, for different courses.

5. Mandatory Reservation : Leaving the seats set apart for All India Quota, Government of India Nominees, Special reservations, Persons with Disabilities and Management Quota, the remaining Government seats for each course in Government / Aided / KAU / KVASU / KUFOS Colleges will be distributed as per the mandatory reservation principle as contemplated in G.O. (P) 208/66/Edn. Dated 2.5.1966, G.O (Ms)No.95/08/SCSTDD Dated 06.10.2008, GO(Ms) No. 10/2014/BCDD Dated 23.05.2014 and as modified from time to time.

The percentage break – up of seats as per mandatory reservation is as follows : 

S.No.S.No.Seat Details Percentage of Seats ( % )
1State Merit ( SM )60%
2Socially and Educationally Backward Classes ( SEBC ) 30%
aEzhava ( EZ )9%
bMuslim ( MU ) 8%
cOther Backward Hindu ( BH ) 3%
dLatin Catholic and Anglo Indian ( LA ) 3%
eDheevara and related communities ( DV )2%
fViswakarma and related communities ( VK ) 2%
gKusavan and related communities ( KN ) 1%
hOther Backward Christian ( BX ) 1%
iKudumbi ( KU )1%
3Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes 10%
a.Scheduled Castes ( SC ) 8%
b. Scheduled Tribes ( ST ) 2%

6. The total number of seats available for the different courses will be published prior to the commencement of CAP 2017.

7. Admission to all the Government seats except the seats reserved for All India Quota for MBBS / BDS and Nominees will be made on the basis of respective rank lists / inter-se merit as may be applicable.

8. The number of seats earmarked for various categories for the different courses in Government and Aided Colleges will be finalised before CAP 2017.

9. Reservation of seats for Engineering Courses [ B.Tech. ] :, The number of seats reserved for Government of India Nominees, Reciprocal quota and Special reservation categories.

10. Reservation of seats for B.Arch. Course : The number of seats reserved for Government of India Nominees and Special reservation categories.

11. Reservation of seats for KEAM MBBS & BDS Courses :

a ) Reservation of seats under All India Quota : 

The seats reserved under All India Quota for MBBS and BDS Courses in Government Medical / Dental Colleges will be allotted by the Director General of Health Services, New Delhi, on the basis of the rank obtained in the All India Pre – Medical / Pre – Dental Entrance Examination conducted by the CBSE, New Delhi as per the directions contained in the Supreme Court Judgement dated 21.07.1986.

b) Reservation of seats for Nominees :

  1. Nominees of the Government of India : The Government of India, subject to the eligibility conditions in clause 6, will make Nominations to these seats. The distribution of seats under this category and other details in respect of MBBS / BDS courses.
  2. Nominees from Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands : These seats are reserved for the candidates of Kerala origin settled in the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Nominations to these seats will be made by the Administration of that Union Territory and the candidates must possess the requisite qualifications as provided.

Nominees from Lakshadeep : Seats are reserved for the candidates of Kerala origin settled in Lakshadeep. The candidates should be sponsored by the Administration of that Union Territory and must possess the requisite qualifications. The distribution of seats.

  1. Nominee from Jammu & Kashmir : One seat for MBBS will be reserved in a Government Medical College ( by rotation every year in the order TVM, ALP, KTM, TCM, KKM, MLP, CMC and IDM ) for a nominee from Jammu & Kashmir. Candidate to this seat should be sponsored by the Government of Jammu and Kashmir through the Higher Education Secretary of the State. This year, the seat will be reserved in Government Medical College, Thrissur.

12. Reservation of seats for BHMS Course : The number of seats reserved under nominees and special reservation categories.

13. Reservation of seats for BAMS Course : The number of seats reserved under nominees and special reservation categories.

14. Reservation of seats for Courses under the Kerala Agricultural University : 

[ BSc. ( Hons. ) Agri., BSc. (Hons.) Forestry, B.Tech. ( Agri. Engg. ), B.Tech. ( Food Engg. ) ], Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences University : [ BVSc & AH, B.Tech. ( DSc. & Tech. ) and B.Tech ( Food Technology ) ], Kerala University of Fisheries & Ocean Studies : BFSc.

    • The number of seats reserved for the various special reservation categories.
    • The seats available for Agriculture, Veterinary and Fisheries courses will be filled only with the concerned category of candidates. If students are not available in the respective category, the seats will be filled from the General quota.
    • One seat is reserved for Jewish Community, for one of the courses on rotation basis in the order of BSc. ( Hons. ) Agri., BVSc & AH, BSc. ( Hons. ) Forestry, B.Tech. ( Agri. Engg. ) and B.Tech. ( DSc. & Tech. ). This year the seat is reserved for BVSc & AH Course. One seat is reserved for Jewish Community, for BFSc Course.
    • Types of reservation in Self financing Colleges : The reservation of seats in Self – financing Colleges run by institutions under Government control and Private Self-financing colleges will be notified separately.

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KEAM 2017 Security Card Availability

1. KEAM Security Card, Prospectus and an envelope can be obtained from selected Post Offices in Kerala and outside the State, on payment of the prescribed fee ( Rupee 1000/- for General & Rupee 500/- for SC as the case may be ), by cash. List of Post Offices that issue Security cards and Prospectus is appended to this notification.

Security card will not be available at the Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations. The Security card consists of a KEY NUMBER, which is inside the Security panel and will be visible on scratching the silver panel. There is a Serial Number on each Security card. The Key number and Serial Number are unique and are required for filling up of payment details in the online application.

2. Demand Draft : Application fee can be paid by way of Demand Draft (DD) drawn on a Nationalized / Scheduled Bank, in favour of The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, payable at Thiruvananthapuram.

List of Selected Post Offices for the sale of Security Cards, Prospectus and Envelopes for Engineering / Medical Entrance Examinations, Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical KEAM 2017.

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KEAM 2017 Syllabus

KEAM 2017 Results

KEAM 2017 Result Date :

KEAM Engineering / Medical Results has been declared.

https://www.cee.kerala.gov.in/keam2017/main/index.php

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KEAM 2017 Important Dates

Dates and Time of Engineering Entrance Examination
Subject Date Time ( IST )
Paper – I Physics & Chemistry 24th April, 2017( Monday ) 10 AM – 12.30 PM
Paper – II Mathematics 25th April, 2017( Tuesday ) 10 AM – 12.30 PM

Contact Details

Government of Kerala,
Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations,
5th Floor, Housing Board Buildings, Santhi Nagar,
Thiruvananthapuram – 695 001,
Phone No. : 0471 – 2332120, 2338487,
Website : www.cee-kerala.org.

Useful Link 

Application Form : http://www.cee-kerala.org./index.php/login

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