Kerala Entrance Exam

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Kerala Entrance Exam 2019

Commissioner for Entrance Examinations ( CEE ) invites admission application for Kerala Entrance ExaminationKEAM ) leading to admission in Engineering & Pharmacy courses for the academic year 2019 – 2020.

KEAM Courses Offered 2019

  • Engineering Courses : B.Tech [ including B.Tech. ( Agriculture Engineering / Food Engineering & Technology / Dairy Technology / Food Technology / Food Science & Technology ) ]
  • Medical Courses : MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, BSMS, BUMS.
  • Allied Courses : B.Sc ( Hons. ) Agriculture, B.Sc ( Hons. ) Forestry, BVSc. & AH, BFSc.
  • Architecture Course : B.Arch.
  • Pharmacy Course : B.Pharm.

KEAM Eligibility 2019

Nationality :

  • Indian Nationals / PIO / OCI candidates can apply.
  • Candidates seeking admission to these courses will be categorized as Keralite, Non – Keralite Category I ( NK I ) & Non – Keralite Category II ( NK II ).

Age Criteria :

  • The minimum age limit should be 17 years as on 31st December, 2019.
  • There will be no upper age limit to apply.

Engineering Courses

  • Qualifying Exam : Pass Higher Secondary or its equivalent examination.
  • Minimum Marks : Pass above exam with 50% marks in mathematics separately & in PCM subject together.
  • Relaxation : 5% relaxation in minimum marks for reserved category candidates.

Medical & Allied ( MBBS, BDS, Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Siddha, Unani, Agriculture, Veterinary, Fisheries, and Forestry )

  • At the state level, no entrance exam will be organized.
  • Qualify NEET exam & satisfy the nativity conditions stipulated in KEAM 2019.


  • Qualify National Aptitude Test in Architecture ( NATA ) examination.

KEAM Exam Pattern 2019

The exam pattern complete details are given below :

  • Papers : The examination will be consisting of two papers, i.e. PAPER 1 ( Physics & Chemistry ) & PAPER 2 ( Mathematics ).
  • Duration : The exam duration will be 2½ hours for each paper.
  • Mode : The examination will be organized through offline mode.
  • Type of Questions : In the examination, total 120 multiple choice questions will be asked.
  • Marks : The question paper will be of 480 marks.
  • Marking Scheme : For the correct answer, four marks will be allotted to the candidates.
  • Negative Marking : For the incorrect answer, one mark will be deducted.

KEAM Application Form 2019

KEAM application form is available in the official website

  • KEAM registration 2019 will be started in the first week of February, 2019.
  • Candidates will be able to fill the KEAM 2019 online application only through online mode.
  • Candidates have to fill only one application for admission to any or all of the course.
  • The last date to fill the application will be the last week of February, 2019.
  • At the time of form filling, candidates have to upload photograph, signature & left-hand thumb impression.
  • Candidates have to send the print copy of the filled application along with the supporting documents to the given address :
    Commissioner for Entrance Examinations,
    5th Floor, Housing Board Buildings,
    Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram-695001

Application Fee :

  • Candidates have to deposit ₹ 700/- ( ₹ 300/- for SC candidates ) for Engineering only / B.Pharm only / both.
  • Candidates who belong to ST category, they are exempted from payment of application fee.
  • The fee can be paid by credit card / debit card / internet banking or Demand Draft.

KEAM Syllabus 2019

  • The syllabus will be comprised of Higher Secondary or equivalent examination subjects. It contains topics & chapters of class 12th subjects, i.e. Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics.
  • The KEAM syllabus 2019 will be prescribed by the CEE, Kerala. Questions will not be based on NCERT textbook & any other textbook.

KEAM Result 2019

  • After a few days of the engineering examination, the result will be declared by the authority. KEAM 2019 result will be declared in the third week of May, 2019 through online mode.
  • The authority will release separate KEAM rank lists 2019 for engineering courses. It will be announced in the third week of June, 2019.
  • The authority will also publish separate category wise lists for each course on the basis of rank lists.

KEAM Counselling 2019

  • The admission to the engineering courses will be done on the basis of merit by giving equalweightage of 50:50 to the marks secured in exam & the marks secured in PCM subject together ( qualifying exam ).
  • The Centralized Allotment Process will be done through the Single Window System ( SWS ) to offer allotments to various courses & colleges.
  • The KEAM 2019 counselling will be started from the fourth week of June, 2019 through online mode. Candidates have to fill choices of courses & colleges as per their preferences.
  • The seat will be allotted to the candidates on the basis of filled options, category, rank, availability of seats, etc.

KEAM Important Dates 2019

1Online Application Release1st week of February, 2019
2Last date for submission of application including Fee paymentLast week of February, 2019
3Last date for receipt of printout of application along with supporting documentsLast week of February, 2019
4Admit Card Release2nd week of April, 2019
5KEAM Exam Date 2019 ( Engineering Exam )4th week of April, 2019
6Answer Key Publish4th week of April, 2019
7Declaration of Results3rd week of May, 2019
8Counselling Starts4th week of June, 2019

Contact Details

Commissioner for Entrance Examinations ( CEE ),
Housing Board Buildings,
Santhi Nagar,
Thiruvananthapuram – 695 001, Kerala., India.,
Phone : 0471-2332120,
Fax : 0471-2337228,
Email :,
Website :

JEE Main

Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.