KEAM 2018

KEAMKEAM 2018 - Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Kerala has announced that Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical (KEAM) 2018 entrance exam will be held in offline mode on April 23 and April 24. The Paper 1 (Physics & Chemistry) of KEAM will be held on April 23, while Paper II (Mathematics) will be conducted on April 24, 2018. The online application form will tentatively be available from the first week of February, while the last date for application submission will be in the second week of March 2018. KEAM 2018 Admit Card is expected to be available from the second week of April. The result will be announced tentatively in the third week of May 2018. To prepare the rank list, KEAM scores and marks of 10+2 or equivalent qualifying exam will be given equal weightage in the ratio of 50:50. KEAM 2018 will be a gateway for admissions to 59,000 B.Tech seats offered across 365 participating engineering institutes of Kerala. Admissions will be based on the normalized score of the candidates and their preferred colleges and courses. To know more details about KEAM 2018 exam and related events like, application form, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, result and counselling..

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Quick Facts about KEAM 2018

Highlights

Overview

Exam Name

KEAM

KEAM 2018 Conducting Authority

CEE, Kerala

Exam Type

State Level

Exam Mode

Offline

Category of Exam

Undergraduate

Courses Offered

B.Tech

Duration of Course

4 Years

KEAM 2018 Helpline No.

0471- 2332120, 2338487

 

KEAM 2018 Important Dates

Events

Dates

Online Registrations Start

First week of February 2018

Last date to submit Application Form

Second week of March 2018

Availability of Admit Card

Second week of April 2018

KEAM 2018 (Paper I)

April 23, 2018 (10 AM to 12:30 PM)

KEAM 2018 (Paper II)

April 24, 2018 (10 AM to 12:30 PM)

Declaration of Results

Third week of May 2018

Announcement of Rank List

Third week of June 2018

Counselling Procedure start

Last week of June 2018

Centralised Allotment Process (CAP)

Last week of June to First week of August 2018

 

KEAM Eligibility Criteria 2018

 

The candidates will be required to meet the standard eligibility criteria of KEAM 2018 set by the admission authorities. Ineligible candidates will not be allowed to attempt the examination and participate in the admission procedure.

  • Nationality: Indian citizens will be eligible for admissions. Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/ Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) will also be considered eligible.

  • Domicile: The candidates will be categorized as Keralite, Non-Keralite Category I and Non-Keralite Category II for admissions.

  • Age Limit: The candidates should be 17 years old by December 31, 2018. There is no upper age limit for KEAM 2018.

  • Academic Requirements: Should have completed their Higher Secondary Examination of Kerala or equivalent examination from a recognized board.

  • Qualifying Marks: The candidates should have scored 50% marks in Mathematics and an aggregate of 50% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics together. For admissions into the B.Tech programmes under Management Quota in Private Self Financing Engineering Colleges/ Government Controlled Self Financing Engineering Colleges, the candidates should have scored an aggregate of 45% marks in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics together.

 

KEAM Application Form 2018

 

The online application form will tentatively be available from the first week of February 2018. While filling the KEAM 2018 application form, the candidates will have to make sure that they fill correct and valid information. The last date to submit the filled application form will be tentatively in the second week of March 2018. The candidates will also have to submit the print out of the filled application form along with the other required documents to the Office of Commissioner of Entrance Examinations.

 

Steps to fill and submit the KEAM 2018 application form

 

1. Candidate Registration:

The candidates will be required to register themselves. A password has to be created by the candidates during the registration process. A system generated application number will be available after the candidates are successfully registered for KEAM 2018.

 

2. Upload Images:

Scanned images of the passport size photograph, signature and left hand thumb impression of the candidate will have to be uploaded in the application form. The images have to be uploaded as per the specified requirements of the authorities.

 

3. Filling up KEAM 2018 Application Form:

Next, the candidates will have to fill in all of their personal, academic and qualification details. All submitted information has to be valid and should match the documents possessed by the candidates. After checking all the filled details, the candidates will be able to submit their application form.

 

4. Payment of Application Fees:

After submission of the application form, the candidates will have to pay the application fees of KEAM 2018. The payment of application fees can be done through online (credit card/ debit card/ net banking) or offline mode (e-challan). Failure to pay the application fees will lead to the rejection of the application form.

 

5. Print Filled Application Form:

After making the payment, candidates will have to take a print out of the filled application form and keep it safely.

 

6. Offline Submission of Application Form to CEE:

The KEAM application form has to be submitted in offline mode. Candidates will have to take a print of the online filled application form and send it through speed post/ registered post or hand delivery.The application form has to be send with required certificates and documents enclosed in an envelope addressed to:

'The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations

5th Floor

Housing Board Buildings

Santhi Nagar

Thiruvananthapuram – 695 001'

The application form must reach the above mentioned address before the last prescribed date and time notified. Late forms will not be entertained.

 

KEAM Exam Fees

Categories

Exam Fees

General Category

Rs. 800

SC Category

Rs. 400

Applicants Opting Dubai as Examination Centre

Additional Rs. 12,000

Documents to be Submitted with KEAM 2018 Application Form

  • Print out of the filled application form of KEAM 2018 (The first page should be attested by a Government Gazetted Officer/ Head of Institution)

  • Proof of Date of Birth

  • Original Nativity Certificate

  • Original Course Certificate or Self Attested Copy of Mark List

  • Reservation Certificate (if applicable)

  • Proof of Special Reservation (if applicable)

  • Original Income Certificate (if applicable)

  • Any Other Required Documents

 

B.Tech courses offered through KEAM 2018

Candidates will be offered the following B.Tech programmes through KEAM 2018

 

 

KEAM Exam Centres 2018

 

The examination of KEAM 2018 will be held across 18 cities of India and Dubai. While filling the application form, the candidates will be able to select their preferred KEAM examination centre from the provided list.

 

List of Exam Centres

S.No

Exam Centres

S.No

Exam Centres

1

Alappuzha

10

Mumbai

2

Dubai

11

Malappuram

3

Ernakulam

12

New Delhi

4

Kollam

13

Pathanamthitta

5

Kottayam

14

Palakkad

6

Kattappana

15

Thiruvananthapuram

7

Kozhikode

16

Thodupuzha

8

Kannur

17

Thrissur

9

Kasaragod

18

Wyanad 

 

KEAM Exam Pattern 2018

 

KEAM 2018 will be conducted on two consecutive days– Paper I and Paper II on April 23 and 24, 2018 respectively. The examination will be objective based and 2 hours and 30 minutes long. All candidates are requested to check out the exam pattern in detail to prepare for the entrance examination.

 

Exam Pattern of KEAM 2018

Particulars

Details

Mode of Examination

Offline

Duration of the Examination

2 hours and 30 minutes

Type of Questions

Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)

Number of Questions

Paper I – 120 Questions

Paper II – 120 Questions

Subjects

Paper I – Physics and Chemistry

Paper II - Mathematics

Marking Scheme

For each correct response, 4 marks will be allotted

Negative Marking

1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer

 

KEAM Syllabus 2018

 

Candidates should be aware about the syllabus to boost their preparation process. KEAM 2018 syllabus consists of the different topics under the subjects of Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry. Majority of the syllabus will be similar to the qualifying examination of 12th standard. The question paper of KEAM 2018 will be set as per the released syllabus. Candidates will be able to save their time by knowing which topics and chapters have to be studied for the KEAM 2018 entrance exam. Knowing the syllabus beforehand gives an upper hand to the candidates and it has to be referred to before starting off the preparation process.

 

KEAM Admit Card 2018

 

The registered candidates will be able to access the admit card in online mode tentatively from the second week of April 2018. Information regarding the candidate’s name, application number, examination centre, timings and more will be available in the KEAM 2018 admit card. The candidates will have to note that the admit card will be available only in online mode. The admit card has to be downloaded and printed out. It is an important document which has to be produced at the examination centre. If the candidate fails to bring the admit card to examination venue, then he/she will not be allowed to sit for the examination.

 

Steps to Download KEAM 2018 Admit Card

  • The candidates will have to login using their KEAM 2018 application number and date of birth.

  • Click on Submit button

  • All details present in the admit card must be cross-checked before downloading it.

  • Print out of the downloaded admit card has to be taken.

 

KEAM Answer Key 2018

 

CEE, Kerala will be releasing the official KEAM 2018 answer key after the conclusion of the examination. Through the answer key, the candidates will be able to check the correct answers to the questions asked in the examination. Calculation of the probable secured scores can be done by the candidates before the official results are announced. The released answer key will be open for challenge. The candidates will be able to send their doubts regarding the answer key within 5 days of its release. Various coaching institutes will also be releasing KEAM 2018 answer key.

 

KEAM Cutoff 2018

 

The cutoff will be published by the concerned authorities after the end of each round of counselling. The minimum marks required for admissions into the participating institutes will be listed out in the released cutoff. Those candidates who meet the determined cutoff will have high chances of being allotted through KEAM 2018. The opening and closing ranks of the various participating institutes, categories and branches will be available in KEAM 2018 cutoff.

 

KEAM Result 2018

 

CEE, Kerala will publish KEAM 2018 result tentatively in the third week of May 2018. The qualifying marks will also be present in the result along with the scores of the candidates. Qualified candidates will have to submit their 10+2 qualifying examination marks which will be used to prepare the rank list of KEAM 2018.

 

Equal weightage will be given to KEAM 2018 (Paper I and Paper II) and 10+2th qualifying examination marks while preparing rank list. A standardization procedure will be followed by the authorities to prepare the rank list.

 

Steps to Check KEAM 2018 Result

  • The candidates will have to submit their KEAM 2018 application number and password.

  • Click on “Submit”

  • The result will be displayed on the screen.

  • Download and print out the result for future reference.

 

KEAM Counselling 2018

 

The counselling session of KEAM 2018 will commence tentatively from the last week of June 2018. The qualified candidates will have to register themselves online or at the Facilitation Centres (FC). While registering themselves, the candidates will have to submit their preferred college-course combination for the seat allotment process. After submission of the selected choices, the candidates are advised to take a print out of the filled in options for future use. Allotment of seats will be done as per the ranking and selection of the candidates. After allotment, the candidates will have to report at their allotted institute to confirm their admission by document verification and payment of tuition fees.

 

KEAM Seat Allotment 2018

 

Allotment of seats will be done through a Centralized Allotment Process (CAP). A mock allotment round will be held through which the candidates will be able to know the process works and change their preferences accordingly. Allotment of seats will be done based on the ranking of the candidates in the released KEAM 2018 rank list and his/her preference of college and course. A list of the allotted candidates and their institutes will be published in online mode. All of the selected candidates will have to report at their allotted institutes within the specified time. Document verification and payment of tuition fees have to be done to confirm the admission.

 

Category wise Seats Reservation for KEAM 2018

 

Apart from the All India Quota seats, a number of seats are reserved for candidates belonging to various categories. The breakdown of the reserved seats is given below for the candidates.

 

Categories

Percentage of Seats Reserved

State Merit (SM)

60%

Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC)

30%

Scheduled Caste

8%

Scheduled Tribe

2%

KEAM 2018 Notificaiton for Dates and Time:

 

Contact Details:

 

The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations

Fifth Floor, Housing Board Buildings

On or before Santhi Nagar,

Thiruvananthapuram-695 001

Phone: 0471- 2332120, 2338487

Fax: 0471-2337228

E-mail: [email protected]

KEAM 2018 Official Website: http://www.cee-kerala.org

 

 

 

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KEAM application form is expected in the first week of February, 2018. To check the complete information you can go through with the given below link.

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