KEAM 2013 Eligibility Criteria
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KEAM 2013 Eligibility Criteria detail the minimum requirements for applying to appear for the KEAM 2013 examination. Eligibility Criteria for KEAM 2013 includes nativity & domicile requirements, academic qualifications, age limit etc. KEAM 2013 applicants have to be Indian and must have passed class XII with the specified percentage. Students who aspire to appear for the KEAM 2013 have to ensure that they meet the Elibility Criteria  of KEAM 2013.

KEAM 2013 Eligibility Criteria:

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1. Nativity:

  • Applicant should be an Indian citizen. Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) Card Holders will be treated on par with Indian citizens for the purpose of admission only.
  • Applicants of Kerala origin will be categorized as ‘Keralites’ and must furnish proof of the same. Students of this category cannot claim reservations under Communal/Special/Persons with Disabilities categories.
  • Non-Keralites are classified as ‘Non-Keralite Category-I’ and ‘Non-Keralite Category-II’. students falling under this category cannot claim Communal/ Special/Persons with Disabilities reservation.

(A) Keralites :-
A candidate of Kerala origin will be categorized as a Keralite only for the purpose of eligibility for admission. Children of All India Service (AIS) officers (Non-Keralites) allotted to Kerala cadre come under this category and should produce a certificate from the competent authority showing that the parent of the candidate is an AIS officer allotted to Kerala cadre.

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(B 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).

  • (i) A candidate who has completed the qualifying course in Kerala and whose parents are Non- Keralites belonging  to the Government of India/Defence Service, posted to Kerala.
  • (ii) A candidate who has completed the qualifying course in Kerala and Whose parents are Non- Keralites serving/served Government of Kerala for a minimum period of two years Iincluding the period of study of the qualifying exam)
  • (iii) A candidate who is not of Kerala Origin but has been a resident of Kerala State for a period of 5 years within the period of 12 years of study.
  • (iv) A candidate who is not of Kerala Origin but who has studied in Kerala from standard VIII to XII.

(C) Non-Keralite Category-II (NK II) :- Candidates who do not belong to the ‘Keralite’ or ‘Non- Keralite Category-I’ will be considered as ‘Non-Keralite Category-II'. They are eligible for admission ONLY to the ‘State Merit’ seats in the Private Self-financing Engineering Colleges in the State and in the "Management Quota" seats in Self-financing Engineering institutions under Government control.

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Academic Qualification:

Engineering courses: [Including B.Tech (Ag. Engg.) and B.Tech (Food Engg.) and B.Tech (Dairy Science. & Technology)

Candidates must have passed the HSC exam of Kerala or equivalent with 50% marks in Mathematics and 50 % marks in aggregate in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry


Candidates who have passed Diploma in Engineering or an equivalent exam, recognised by the State Board of Technical Education and must have undergone an institutional course of at least 3 years from an Institution approved by AICTE, with a minimum of 50% marks in the final year

Note: Diploma Examination are eligible for admission to the special reservation quota (DE)

For B.Tech. (D.Sc. & Tech):

  • Candidates must have passed HSC exam of Kerala, or equivalent with 50 % marks in Mathematics or Biology separately
  • They must have secured an aggregate of 50 % marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology 
  • Candidates are required to pursue a make-up course in Basic Mathematics (2+0) credits or Applied Biology (1+1) credit as the case may be.


1. Diploma in Engineering is not considered as the academic eligibility for admission to the Engineering Colleges affiliated to Kerala Agricultural University and Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences University.

2. The Vocational Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala, has been recognised as equivalent to the Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala.


KEAM 2013 Academic Eligibility for B. Arch.:

  • 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognised Board with Mathematics as subject of study by securing 50% marks in aggregate.
  • 10+3 Diploma (any stream) recognised by Central/State Governments with 50% aggregate marks.
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma, after 10 years of schooling, with not less than 50% marks in aggregate and with Mathematics as compulsory subject of examination.
  • Candidates must have scored 40 % or 80 marks out of 200 (for all categories of candidates) in the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA)
  • Candidates who have passed Diploma in Engineering by the Board of Technical Examinations or an equivalent exam recognised by the State Board of Technical Education
    Must have undergone an institutional course of at least 3 years from an Institution approved by AICTE securing a minimum of 50% marks in the final year Diploma Examination 

  • Candidates seeking admission to B.Arch. course should also submit the Application form to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations.

  • Age Limit: The candidate should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December, 2013

Note: Candidate aspiring admissions to B.Arch must submit the KEAM 2013 application From along with NATA scores and marks sheet of Class XII.

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Atulya Himanshu 27th Jan, 2020
Hi Hanza,

Yes, you need to write paper 1 of KEAM (physics and chemistry), to get admission in BPharm courses in Kerala.

KEAM Eligibility Criteria The CEE set the parameters for candidates who can or can not apply for the state level examination. KEAM 2020 Eligibility conditions are set on the basis of age, academics, nationality and nativity criteria. For this year, Paper 1 and Paper 2 are scheduled on April 20 21, 2019 respectively.

The minimum academic qualification required to appear for KEAM 2020 is passing or appearing in Class XII or Higher Secondary examination. Only Indian Nationals can apply for KEAM. However, OCI (Overseas Citizens of India) and PIO (Persons of Indian Origin) candidates will also be considered Indian citizens and can apply.

KEAM is a single tier entrance exam conducted in Kerala for admission to Architecture, Engineering and Medical courses. The candidates can also seek admission to allied courses like B.Sc. (Hons.), Veterinary and Fishery. Candidates must fill KEAM Application form or required entrance form according to the course they choose to apply. Given below is the list of courses offered through KEAM 2020:

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Yamuna, the application form for KEAM 2020 is scheduled to release in the first week of February 2020 in online mode and can be filled till the first week of March tentatively. The admit card would be released by the second week of April and the pen paper based test would be conducted on 20 and 21 April 2020.

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Mayank Sinha 17th Jan, 2020
Hello there

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Ameya Narendra Parkar 12th Jan, 2020
Dear Nevin,
I would like to tell you the steps required to submit your application of CEE 2020
Step 1- Registration
Step 2- Filling Application Form
Step 3- Uploading Scanned Images of Photograph and Signature
Step 4- Payment of Application Fees
Step 5- Final submission of application form

You might have missed or mistaken while filling up your application form please review your application and do the payment of application fee. Then you can submit your application form.

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I have already applied for neat 2020,intended only for medicine now is it essential to appear or register for keam 2020

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 7th Jan, 2020

NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) is a entrance examination in India,conducted for admission in a Medical College and.
You will have to register in KEAM if you want admission in medical colleges of Kerela through State quota.You will have to show your neet marks for admission.

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