KEAM 2017

KEAM 2017KEAM 2017 - CEE, Kerala has announced the result of KEAM seat allotment 2017 for Round 4 on August 4, in online mode for all the engineering candidates. The authorities of KEAM 2017 have also released the vacant seats report after Round 4 of seat allotment in which 19 available seats have been allotted. The vacancy seat status of government and government controlled self financing engineering colleges have also been provided for candidates and can be checked from the link provided below. The online option confirmation process of KEAM is going on and will be open till August 3, 2017. CEE has already announced the result of the first, second and third round of allotment. The online option registration facility for KEAM 2017 counselling commenced from June 23, 2017. Meanwhile, mock allotment of the seat was announced on June 28. Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Government of Kerala conducted KEAM 2017 on April 24 and April 25, 2017 in offline mode. The rank list has been announced. The KEAM result 2017 was published on May 18 and the secured scores of the candidates were announced. The answer key of KEAM was made available by CEE on April 25 after the exam concluded.

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LATEST KEAM 2017 Seat Allotment - Result for Round 4 declared


The examination of KEAM 2017 was divided into two sections – Paper I and Paper II. Paper I consists of Physics and Chemistry and was held on April 24, 2017 from 10 am to 12:30 pm. The Paper II of KEAM 2017 consisted of Mathematics and was conducted on April 25, 2017 from 10 am to 12:30 pm.


Main Features of KEAM 2017        

  • Examination Name: Kerala Engineering Agricultural Medical Entrance Examination (KEAM) 2017

  • Conducting Authority: Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE). Government of Kerala.

  • Exam Type: State Level

  • Category of Exam: Undergraduate

  • Seats Available Under KEAM 2017: Over 59,000

  • Courses Offered: B.Tech

  • Duration of Course: 4 Years

KEAM Important Dates 2017


The admission committee of KEAM 2017 has announced the important dates of the admission events. The applicants can refer to the dates listed below to know when the various admission related events will be conducted. Checking these dates will let the applicants avoid missing any event related to KEAM 2017.


KEAM Important Dates 2017


Admission Events of KEAM 2017

Important Dates


Availability of KEAM 2017 Application Form

February 1, 2017


Last Date for Submission of KEAM 2017 Application Form

March 9, 2017 (Before 5 pm)


Final Date to Submit the Print out of Application Form Along with Other Documents

March 10, 2017 (Before 5 pm)


Release of Admit Card

From April 12, 2017


Last Date for Submission of Document for Memo Clearance

1st week of April, 2017 (Tentative)


KEAM 2017 – Paper I (Physics & Chemistry)

April 24, 2017 (10AM to 12:30PM)


KEAM 2017 – Paper II (Mathematics)

April 25, 2017 (10AM to 12:30PM)


Result of KEAM 2017

May 18, 2017


Submission of Class XII marks

May 27 to June 8, 2017


Submission of Class XII marks (CBSE & CISCE)

June 2 to 8, 2017


Announcement of Rank List

June 20, 2017


Opening of the Online Option Registration Facility 

June 23, 2017 


Mock Allotment

June 28, 2017


End of Option Registration Facility and submission of online options

June 29, 2017


First Allotment 

June 30, 2017


Payment of Admission Fees

July 1 to July 5, 2017 (3 pm)


Second Allotment 

July 10 


Commencement of the online option confirmation for third round 

July 16-2017


Last date for the option confirmation, re-arrangement, deletion  and addition of options

July 19, 2017- (3:00 p.m)


Third Round of Seat allotment Result 

July 21, 2017


Payment of admission fees for the third round of seat allotment 

July 21, 2017- July 25, 2017


Registration for Fourth Round of Seat Allotment

August 1 to August 3, 2017


Result of Fourth Round of Seat Allotment

August 4, 2017

The full dates will be available at KEAM Important Dates 2017.


KEAM Counselling and Seat Allotment 2017


The result for Round 4 of seat allotment has been announced on August 4, 2017 for all the candidates. The counselling and seat allotment of KEAM 2017 is done through Centralized Allotment Process (CAP) and commenced from June 23, 2017. The eligible candidates could rearrange or delete their selected choices for the fourth round till August 3, 2017. The choice filling for the third round of KEAM 2017 had commenced on July 16, 2017 and it concluded on July 19, 2017. The final result of seat allotment of KEAM 2017 for the third round was announced on July 21, 2017. KEAM 2017 seat allotment result for round II was announced on July 10, 2017, while the result for seat allotment round I was declared on June 30. All the candidates are allotted seats based on their ranking in the merit list. The candidates had to register themselves first for the allotment process and select their college and course. The allotment is done in online mode and the list of allotted applicants has been released online for round I. The procedure for the second round of seat allotment commenced from July 6, 2017 and continued till July 9, 2017. The successful candidates have to report at their allotted institute for verification of documents and payment of fees to confirm their admission. The trial allotment was held on June 28. To know more visit KEAM Counselling 2017


List of KEAM 2017 Toppers 


The list of top ten KEAM 2017 toppers is given below in the table. 

Names of KEAM 2017 Toppers  


Shafil Maheen N  


Vedant Prakash Shenoy


Abhilash Kar


Anand George


Nandagopal M


Prashant Shishodia


Aaron John Sabu


Aghin Shah Alin K




Satyabrata Naik


The table that is given below consists of the total number of candidates who appeared and cleared the KEAM 2017 exam. 


Total Number of candidates who appeared and qualified the KEAM 2017 exam 



Male Candidates 

Female  Candidates        

Total Candidates    


Appeared for Examination





Qualified in the Examination 





Inlcuded in the Rank List




KEAM Result 2017


The result of KEAM 2017 was released in online mode on May 18, 2017. The scores of the applicants obtained in the entrance examination were reflected in the result. Candidates may note that there was a change in the calculation of the score as some questions were found to be erroneous and were deleted. No candidate was awarded any marks for these deleted questions. Instead, the score calculation had been modified to reflect this change The applicants were able to download the result by accessing it through the given link. The candidates had to log in to be able to check their KEAM result 2017. No individual notification regarding the KEAM Result 2017 is sent to the applicants. To access the result, the candidates had to login using their application number and password.


A total of 90806 students appeared for the exam out of which 72440 students qualified for the Engineering Entrance Examination. Scores had been prepared on the basis of marks scored in Paper 1 & 2. Candidates who appeared for one of the papers or none have been disqualified. In addition, candidates who scored less than 10 except SC/ST candidates have been disqualified too. KEAM 2017 result for 1218 candidates for engineering stream had been withheld for various reasons


Submission of Class XII Marks

  • All candidates who have qualified had to submit their marks starting May 27 to June 8.

  • Candidates had to log in and enter their Application Number as well as  Password to get to the "Marks Submission" section and enter their marks. the marks were evaluated as per the normalization procedure and the rank list prepared.

  • Candidates belonging to CBSE and CISCE could enter their marks from June 2 to 8, 2017. Candidates had to enter marks obtained for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry in the Class XII or equivalent Qualifying Examination. Candidates who had not studied Chemistry should have entered marks for Computer Science/ Biotechnology/ Biology as per the subjects they had studied in their second year of 10+2. 

  • The second year marks if available with the KEAM board were displayed while submitting the Board of Examination, Year of Passing and Register Number of the candidate. In such a case, candidates need not enter the marks.

  • However, candidates had to check their marks displayed and edit in case of any discrepancies. Such candidates had to take a print out of their Marks Data Sheet and forward the same after signing it along with self attested copies of the Class XII marks sheet by Speed Post/Registered Post/Hand Delivery to The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Fifth Floor, Housing Board Buildings, Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram-69500. The last date for receipt of this was June 9, 2017 by 5 pm.

  • Candidates whose marks shown in the KEAM portal did not differ from the actual marks given in the mark list were not required to send the printout of mark data sheet and copy of mark list to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations.


Preparation of KEAM 2017 Rank list

Ranks were awarded on the basis of the KEAM 2017 scores and class XII marks in the ratio of 50:50. Candidates who did not submit their class XII marks were not considered for the rank list of KEAM 2017.


KEAM Cutoff 2017


The admission committee has announced the cutoff of KEAM 2017 for the three rounds of counselling. The KEAM cutoff 2017 is the minimum marks that an applicant will need to obtain in order to be eligible for admissions into the participating engineering institutes of Kerala. The KEAM 2017 cutoff comprises of the closing ranks of different institutes, categories and branches in which students are aspiring to seek admission. The separate course wise and institute wise cutoff is announced by CEE. Those applicants who meet the cutoff are being called in for counselling and seat allotment process.


KEAM Answer Key 2017

The official Answer key of KEAM was available from April 25 after the CEE, Kerala announced the same. There have been some questions that have been found to be erroneous and therefore have been deleted as per the notification released by CEE Kerala. Candidates can check the details of which questions have been deleted and how the changes have been effected. The score calculation has also been modified on account of this development. Some leading coaching centres had also announced the answer key for KEAM 2017. Candidates were able to download the KEAM answer keys for the Paper I on April 24 and for Paper 2 on April 25, 2017. Challenge of the official KEAM answer keys 2017 can be done within 5 days from its announcement. Candidates could estimate their probable scores after comparing their answers with those given in the Answer Key of KEAM 2017. Check and download the KEAM answer key 2017 from various coaching centres as well as the official ones to estimate the probable scores.


KEAM Admit Card 2017


The admit card of KEAM 2017 was available from April 12 for all successfully registered applicants. KEAM 2017 admit card was available in online mode only. The applicants were able to download their admit card online only. In order to download the KEAM 2017 admit card, the applicants had to enter their application number and password. KEAM 2017 admit card carry important information like the applicant’s name, photograph, exam centre and examination time table. Candidates were not informed individually about the availability of the admit card. Print out of the admit card had to be taken in colour and carried to the examination centre otherwise the applicants were not be allowed to take the examination. Help desks and facilitation centres were also available across the state of Kerala to help the applicants download and print their KEAM Admit Card 2017.


KEAM Eligibility Criteria 2017


To be eligible for the state level entrance examination of KEAM 2017, the applicants are required to meet certain qualifications set by the admission committee. Only if these various criteria related to the age, domicile, education and more of the applicant are met then he/she will be allowed to proceed further in the admission process.

  • Age Criteria: The applicants should be 17 years of age by December 31, 2017. No upper age limit is set by CEE.

  • Academic Requirements: For B.Tech admissions, the applicants should have completed their Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala or equivalent examination from a recognized institute.

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

  • Domicile: OnlyIndian applicants will be eligible to apply. However, Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) are also eligible. The applicants will be categorized as Keralite, Non-Keralite Category I and Non-Keralite Category II for admissions to professional courses.

Check the full criteria at KEAM Eligibility Criteria 2017


KEAM Application Form 2017


The registration process of KEAM 2017 is over now. Application form of KEAM 2017 started from February 1, 2017. The applicants had to make sure they are registered properly to be eligible for the entrance examination. Those applicants who fail to submit the application form will be disqualified. Applicants had to register themselves to fill the online application form of KEAM 2017. The next step is to upload the scanned images of the applicant’s photograph, signature and left hand thumb impression after which the applicant will have to fill the application form with personal, academic and contact information. Payment of the application fees has to be done through offline or online mode. The applicants were required to take a print out of the application form, affix their photograph and send it along with other required documents to the Office of Commissioner of Entrance Examinations. No other mode of submission will be accepted.


Application Fee of KEAM 2017


The applicants were able to pay the application fee of KEAM 2017 through online i.e., credit card, debit card, net-banking or through offline mode i.e., E- Challan at any Post Offices of State Bank of Travancore branches.


KEAM 2017 Application Fees


KEAM 2017 Category

Application Fees


General Category

Rs. 800


SC Category

Rs. 400


Applicants Opting Dubai as Examination Centre

Additional Rs. 12,000

List of Documents to be submitted with Application Form

  • Print out of Application Form (First page should be attested by a Government Gazetted Officer/Head of Institution.

  • Proof of Date of Birth

  • Original Nativity Certificate

  • Course Certificate in Original or Self Attested Copy of Mark List

  • Reservation Certificate (if applicable)

  • Original Income Certificate (if applicable)

  • Proof of Special Reservation (if applicable)

  •  Any other required documents

Read the full application procedure at KEAM Application Form 2017


KEAM Exam Centres 2017


KEAM 2017 was held across 18 cities of India and Dubai. The applicants were able to select their choice of exam centre from the list provided below. Check the full list of centres at KEAM Exam Centres 2017.


KEAM Exam Centres 2017


KEAM 2017 Exam Centres


































New Delhi




KEAM Exam Pattern 2017


The examination of KEAM 2017 was divided into two parts – Paper I and Paper II. CEE conducted Paper I on April 24, 2017 and Paper II on April 25, 2017. The examination was of 2 hours and 30 minutes long and objective in nature. The applicants can check the exam pattern of KEAM 2017 in the given table.


KEAM Exam Pattern 2017





Type of Questions

Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)


Total Number of Questions

Paper I – 120 Questions

Paper II – 120 Questions


Duration of Examination

2 hours and 30 minutes



Paper I – Physics and Chemistry

Paper II – Mathematics


Marking Scheme

4 marks will be alloted for each correct response


Negative Marking

1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect response

Check full details at KEAM Exam Pattern 2017


KEAM Syllabus 2017


The syllabus of KEAM 2017 consisted of the various topics under Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Most of the questions were from the 12th standard qualifying examination. The applicants were able to know the topics and chapter which he/she has to prepare for the examination of KEAM 2017. Referring to the syllabus will give the applicants a clearer idea regarding the questions that might be asked in the exam. Read the full KEAM Syllabus 2017 here. 

KEAM Participating Institutes 2017


Currently, there are over 365 government colleges, government sponsored self-financing colleges and private self-financing colleges participating under KEAM 2017. All admissions into these engineering institutes will be done based on the merit of the applicants and his/her selection of college. For the full list read KEAM Participating Institutes 2017.



Contact Information:


The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations

Fifth Floor, Housing Board BuildingsOn or before 

Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram-695 001

Phone: 0471- 2332120, 2338487

Fax: 0471-2337228


E-mail: [email protected]



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