KEAM 2019
Surbhi Mehtani, 27 Dec 2018, #KEAM
Manipal Institute of Technology
Manipal Institute of Technology
SRM Institute of Science and Technology
SRM Institute of Science and Technology

KEAM 2019 - Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE) has announced the examination date of KEAM 2019. The authorities will conduct KEAM 2019 on April 22 (Paper I) and April 23 (Paper II) for admission to B.Tech programmes offered by the participating institutes. KEAM will be conducted in two papers. The candidates will have to fill the application form of KEAM 2019 which will be available in the first week of February tentatively. However, it is advised that candidates must check the complete eligibility criteria of KEAM before applying. The admit card of KEAM 2019 will be released for the successfully registered candidates in the second week of April tentatively. Candidates appearing must check the syllabus and exam pattern of KEAM 2019. The result of the entrance exam will be released in the fourth week of May. For qualified candidates, rank list will be made and counselling will be conducted. The seats will be allotted on the basis of ranks and choice filling. Know more about KEAM 2019 from the article given below.
Latest: KEAM 2019 to be conducted on April 22 and 23, 2019.

B.Tech Admissions Open 2019
SRM Institute of Science and Technology

Quick Facts about KEAM 2019

Name of Examination


Conducting Body

Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala

Exam Level

State Level

Mode of Exam




Courses Offered


Duration of Course

4 Years

KEAM 2019 Helpline No.

0471- 2332120, 2338487

KEAM Important Dates 2019

Candidates need to know all the important dates of KEAM 2019 to not miss on anything related to the exam. The dates have been compiled in the table given below for candidate's reference.

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KEAM 2019 Important Dates


Dates (Tentative)

Online registration for KEAM starts

First week of February 2019

Last date to register

Fourth week of February 2019

Last date for receipt of application and documents at KEAM office

Fourth week of March 2019

Release of Admit Card

Second week of April 2019

KEAM 2019 Paper I (Physics and Chemistry)

April 22, 2019 (10 AM to 12:30 PM) [Announced]

KEAM 2019 Paper II (Mathematics)

April 23, 2019 (10 AM to 12:30 PM) [Announced]

Release of Official Answer keys for Paper I and Paper II

Fourth week of April 2019

Announcement of Result

Fourth week of May 2019

Submission of class XII standard marks for Rank List

First week of June 2019

Rank List Announcement

Third week of June 2019

Commencement of Counselling Procedure

Fourth week of June  2019

Trial Allotment

Fourth week of June  2019

Seat Allotment - Round 1

First week of July 2019

Fee payment dates - Round 1

First week of July 2019

Choice filling - Round 2

First week of July 2019

Seat Allotment - Round 2

Second week of July 2019

Fee payment dates - Round 2

Second week of July 2019

Commencement of online option confirmation for Round - 2 (Also start of rearrangement of higher options/deletion of unwanted options and registration of fresh options)

Third week of July 2019

Last date for online option confirmation and re-arrangement/ deletion/addition

Third week of July 2019

Seat Allotment - Round 3

Third week of July 2019

Fee payment dates - Round 3

Fourth week of July 2019

Online Choice Filling for Phase 2 (for filling vacant seats)

Fourth week of July 2019

Phase II - Seat Allotment

Fourth week of July 2019


KEAM Eligibility Criteria 2019

Candidates applying for KEAM 2019 must check the eligibility criteria of the exam. KEAM 2019 eligibility criteria are the parameters prescribed by the authorities to be fulfilled by candidates. If candidates do not fufil KEAM eligibility criteria 2019 and apply for the exam, there are chances that their application will be rejected. The eligibility criteria of KEAM 2019 includes nativity, academic eligibility and age etc.

Nationality: Only Indian citizens will be eligible to apply for the exam. Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/ Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) will also be considered eligible.

Domicile: Candidates will be categorised as Keralite, Non-Keralite Category I (NK I) and Non-Keralite Category II (NK II). In order to prove that candidate is an Indian citizen of Kerala origin, he or she has to submit certain documents.

Age: Candidates must be 17 years old by December 31, 2019. However, there is no upper age limit for KEAM 2019.

Academic Qualification: Candidates must have completed their Higher Secondary Examination of Kerala or equivalent exam from a recognized board.

Qualifying Marks: Candidates must have secured 50% marks in Mathematics separately and an aggregate of 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics together.

KEAM Application Form 2019

The application form of KEAM 2019 will be released in online mode in the first week of February tentatively. Candidates will be required to fill all the details required in KEAM 2019 application form and submit it on or before the last date which will be in the fourth week of February.

Steps to fill KEAM 2019 application form

Step 1- Registration: Candidates need to register first, after which an application number will be generated. Candidates will have to set a password for it.

Step 2 – Upload Images: Candidates will have to upload their recent passport size photograph, signature and left thumb impression as per the specifications prescribed.

Step 3 – Filling up the Form: In this step, candidates will have to fill the details required in the application form and check it carefully before 'Final Submission'. No modifications will be made in the details filled by candidates in this step after clicking on final submission.

Step 4 – Application Fee Payment: Candidates will have to pay the application fees required through Online Payment or e-chalan as per their convenience.


KEAM Exam Fees


Exam Fees

General Category

Rs. 700

SC Category

Rs. 300

Applicants Opting Dubai as Examination Centre

Additional Rs. 12,000

Step 5 – Print Application: Candidates will be required to take a print out of the online submitted application.

Step 6 – Send Printout: Candidates will have to send a printout of the online submitted application form along with supporting documents to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations. Candidates will have to affix a photograph of 3.5 x 4.5 cm size same as the photograph uploaded on the online application duly attested by the Head of the Institution in which they have studied last or by a Gazetted Officer. The printout of the application and supporting documents/ certificates are to be sent to the following address:

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 last week of March 2019. The authorities will not entertain late forms.

Documents to be sent with KEAM 2019 Application Form

  • Print out of the filled application form of KEAM 2019 (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

KEAM Exam Centres 2019

The exam centres of KEAM 2019 will be the venues prescribed by CEE where the exam will be held. Candidates will have to reach at their allotted KEAM 2019 exam centre on the exam day. While filling the application form, candidates will have to select their preferred exam centre of KEAM 2019 from the provided list. According to the latest notification, KEAM 2019 will be conducted across 14 district centres in Kerala and in Mumbai, New Delhi and Dubai. 


KEAM 2019 Exam Centres


Exam Centres


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KEAM Admit Card 2019

Candidates who will be registered successfully will be able to download the admit card of KEAM 2019. CEE will release KEAM 2019 admit card in the second week of April tentatively. All information regarding exam date, time, centre name and address will be mentioned on admit card. Candidates who will not carry KEAM admit card on the day of the exam will not be allowed inside the exam hall.

Steps to Download KEAM 2019 Admit Card

  • Log in using KEAM application number and password.

  • Click on Submit button

  • Checked the details mentioned and download it.

  • Take two print outs of the downloaded admit card.

How to prepare for KEAM 2019

Candidates appearing in KEAM must know how to prepare for it.

For that, candidates must know the syllabus and exam pattern of KEAM. Candidates must also practice the sample papers of the exam. 

KEAM Syllabus 2019

The syllabus of KEAM 2019 will be released by CEE along with the information brochure. The questions in the exam will be from KEAM 2019 syllabus, therefore, candidates must refer to it carefully. 

B.Tech courses offered through KEAM 2019

Candidates will be offered the following B.Tech programmes through KEAM 2019

KEAM Exam Pattern 2019

KEAM 2019 exam pattern will be released by CEE. It will include information like the mode of exam, the language of the exam, marking scheme, type of questions, number of questions etc.

KEAM 2019 Exam Pattern



Mode of Examination


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


Paper I – Physics and Chemistry

Paper II - Mathematics

Marking Scheme

For each correct response, 4 marks will be given

Negative Marking

1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer

KEAM Sample Papers 2019

The sample papers of KEAM 2019 will not be officially released by CEE.

KEAM sample papers 2019 are the model papers or previous years question papers which candidates should practice to be able to appear in the exam more confidently and aware.

KEAM Answer Key 2019

The authorities will release the official answer key of KEAM 2019 in the fourth week of April. Using KEAM 2019 answer key, candidates will be able to calculate their scores in the exam. KEAM answer key 2019 will be open for challenge. Candidates will have to send their objections or doubts within 5 days of its release.

KEAM Result 2019

The result of KEAM 2019 will be announced in the fourth week of May in online mode. Candidates will be able to check their KEAM 2019 result by logging in using their application number and password. For candidates who will have scores less than 10 in each paper, their result will not be declared. Candidates must download their result and keep it safe for future use.

KEAM Rank List 2019

CEE will release the rank list of KEAM 2019 in the third week of June tentatively. Candidates who have qualified in the entrance exam will have to submit their 10+2 qualifying examination marks which will be used to prepare the KEAM 2019 rank list. The marks can be submitted after logging in through the candidate portal. Those candidates who will be listed in KEAM 2019 rank list will be called for counselling and seat allotment procedure as per their merit rank. While preparing KEAM rank list 2019, equal weightage will be given to marks obtained by candidates in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in 10+2 and marks obtained in KEAM 2019.

KEAM Cutoff 2019

The minimum rank required to get admission is the cutoff of KEAM 2019. Candidates having ranks less than KEAM 2019 cutoff will have less chances of admission. The authorities will prepare KEAM cutoff 2019 following certain parameters like the number of candidates, difficulty level of the exam etc. The cutoff will be released with opening and closing ranks and will vary for all participating institutes and courses offered by them.

KEAM Counselling 2019

The counselling of KEAM 2019 will be conducted for the qualified candidates of the entrance exam. Candidates will have to register online or they can visit the nearest Facilitation Centres (FC) to participate in counselling during the fourth week of June. A trial allotment will be held first. During counselling, candidates will have to fill their choice of colleges and courses.

KEAM Seat Allotment 2019

The seat allotment of KEAM 2019 will be through the Centralized Allotment Process (CAP). Candidates who will be allotted seats will have to download their allotment memo after logging in and pay the fees at the nearest head post office or online. Allotment of seats will be done based on the ranks of the candidates and their preference of college and course. All of the selected candidates will have to report at their allotted institutes within the specified time. Document verification and payment of tuition fees will have to be done to confirm the admission.

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