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KEAM 2018 Eligibility


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 ).


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 29th May, 2008. But they will not be eligible for Communal / Special / Persons with Disabilities reservation or any fee concession.

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 ).

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Non – Keralite Category II [ NK II ]

Candidates who do not come under ‘Keralite’ or ‘Non- Keralite Category I’ will be categorised as ‘Non-Keralite Category II‘. Such candidates are eligible for admission to Government seats and Management quota seats in Engineering courses in Government Controlled Self financing Colleges. However, the ‘Non-Keralite Category II’ ( NK II ) candidates will be considered for admission to the Government seats in Government Controlled Self Financing Engineering Colleges only when the Keralite and Non- Keralite I ( NK I ) candidates are not available for admission. ‘Non-Keralite Category II’ ( NK II ) candidates are also 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. ‘Non-Keralite Category II’ ( NK II ) candidates are not eligible for admission to Medical and Allied Courses including MBBS / BDS and for admission to Government Engineering Colleges.


The following category of candidates will not be governed by 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 Govt. of Karnataka / Tamil Nadu.

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44 thoughts on “KEAM Eligibility 2018

  1. I am a student of kerala I just passed my entrance in kerala.But now I want to get admission in mumbai for engineering so what should I do?

  2. I have got 85000 rank in keam medical 2016 how many rank I needed to get agriculture


  4. sir,we are now staying in salem tamilnadu ,we both (husband & wife)are from kerala,my son’s birth place is at kottayam,whether my son is eligible for mbbs admission under keralite category?

  5. Sir,I have my birth certificate from Kerala Corporation.But I am studying in Tamil Nadu.So I should apply in which category? Please reply me.

  6. I am from odisha

    (Non-Keralite II)

    Am I eligible for mbbs in management seats in private controlled self financing colleges.

    Am I eligible to appear KEAM 2016

  7. Sir, I studied up to Engineering in Kerala and now serving in Railway out of Kerala. My son born in Karnatak, studied in Maharashtra and now doing +2 in Karnataka. My own property and house in Kerala. Sir, Is my son eligible for Kerala Engineering Entrance. ?

  8. Sir, i am an army officer, presently posted in ambala, Haryana. My daughter was born in kerala and did her studies till 9th in kerala only. In 10th, she shifted to Army School, Ambala, Haryana. She is now doing her 12th in CBSE syllabus. Is she eligible for appearing kerala medical entrance exam as a keralite. If so, any documentary requirements to be attached along with the application form. An early reply is highly solicited.

  9. sir i have passed 12 std from up with 89% (cbse) this year..may i eligible for kerala pmt or other medical exams.Is that domicile of kerala is require during applying form

  10. my daughter born in kerla and studied till 4 th std in kerala, from 5th std to 12 th std , she is studying in mumbai, she is having passport in kerla address, wife passport in kerla address , whether my daughter is eligible to write and get merrit seat in kerala medical entrance

  11. Sir,

    My daughter is studying in Class XII in CBSE School in Kolkata. Both the parents are non Keralite and staying in Kolkata. Shall she be eligible for appearing Medical entrance exam in 2016.

  12. Self, Wife and Son born in Kerala. Son studied in Mumbai and has Mumbai domicile and will take Maharashtra State Board XII exam. Is he eligible to appear as Keralite for KEAM?

  13. sir,
    I have been residing in Kerala from the age of 10 but I was born at Gujarat.So i wish to which category i belong to. Kindly do the needful and oblige.

  14. i donot belong to kerala state neither my parents belong to kerala , i have’nt studied in in this state but want to give KEAM 2015.can i give this exam

  15. Idonot belong to kerela state neither my parents belong to kerela .i havent studied in this state but want to give KEAM 2015. can i give this exam

  16. I and my wife are born and studied in Kerala.My daughter was born in Kerala but studied in Mumbai.Is she eligible to apply for KEAM ENTRANCE EXAM and in which catagory she will belong.Are there any centers in Mumbai.When is the exam date.

  17. I am originally from Kerala but born and studied in Maharashtra. The same applies to my Daughter born and studied in Maharashtra. is she eligible to give KEAM medical entrance exam 2015. Also let us know if there are any centres in Maharashtra.

  18. My parents are keralites. They are working in Chhatisgarh.I have done all my studies in Chhatisgarh till 12th standard. I have my community certificate certified Kerala.To which nativity do I belong to the KEAM exam?

  19. I am a non keralite. I have never resided in Kerala niether have my parents resided. I fall under the cateagory NK-2 , so will I get admission in medical college ?

  20. Myself and my wife are kerlaites and we studied in Kerala and we got job in Bangalore so my duaghter did her schooling till 12 th standard in Bangalore. Is she eligible for Kerala Entrance

  21. my parents are keralites. They are working in tamilnadu. I have done all my schooling in tamilnadu till 12th standard..I have my community certificate certified from kerala. To which Nativity: do i belong to.. in the KEAM applicaation…??

  22. My son studied in Gulf (Dubai) up to 11th CBSE and then repatriated and started studying in Coimbatore cmpleting his 12 this year. We are keralities having our own house there and recently got the nativity certificate for him from Kerala.In this circumstance, what category (nativity) he belongs to? Kindly advice
    Omal Kumar, coimbatore.

  23. My husband and myself are keralites and done all our education from kerala but my daughter studied all her 12 yrs schooling. In which category she is indluding?

  24. I have completed my 10th and doing 12th Science, both in Maharashtra. My place of birth is Thiruvanantapuram as denoted in SSC certificate. Am I eligible for medical seat in Kerala?

  25. I am from hyderabad.kindly give the information about the application and examination date for the 2012 batch.

  26. can i please know the branches or say post offices in kannur district where from i can get the offline application form??????
    please reply..

  27. I would like to know the date for applying online. Which site i need to use for filing online application?

  28. KEAM-2012: The Engineering Exam schedule is on 18th April & 19th April 2012 as per the brochure received along with Application Form. But, in the website the dates of Exam is mentioned as 20th & 21st April 2012 but the days are mentioned as Monday & Tuesday.

    I would like to know the correct date of KEAM-2012

  29. sir , i belongs to non keralite-2 (as my father is working as govt employ in a.p)
    i want to know whether i am eligible to do mbbs in your colege .
    please reply me it is important thanking you

  30. I want to apply med.,engg. and B.Arch in keam2012.Is there any want to enclose additional DD with offline application form?

  31. My daughter is studying in Army Public School at Assam. I am a defence service employee and my daughter studied upto 10th Class in Kerala. In which category she will be considered? Also have any quota for defence personnel.

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