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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KEAM 2013 Eligibility Criteria

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.

(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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I couldnt register for KEAM exam during the given time, 29/02/2020. As the KEAM exams are postponed is there any chance that I can register now?

Sharon Rose Student Expert 8th Apr, 2020


The last to apply KEAM 2020 was February 29, 2020.Officials has postponed KEAM exam, Correct window facility, admit card release, result, counselling.They didn't extend last date for filling the online application form.So you cannot fill the application form even if exam is postponed.


if I got 95.3 percent in plus two and 500score in. keam whether I be able to get an admission in cet

Maria Sunny 7th Apr, 2020


Getting admission to CET depends on a  variety of factors.The branch you wish to select and the category you belong to are important in analyzing your chances of getting admission .Based on the data given you happen to get a rank below 1500.So you do have a chance of getting admission for some courses.

According to KEAM 2019 the closing ranks for CET for various courses are available in the link below :

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keam cutoff from past years appox

Maria Sunny 5th Apr, 2020


KEAM cut off depends on a variety of factors like the number of students appeared, difficulty of the exam ,availability of seats etc. The cut offs for various courses varies every year.The cut off for general category candidates to qualify in KEAM was 50% and for SC/ST candidates it was 40%.

You can get more details regarding the college wise and course wise cut offs in the link below :


how can I study for KEAM entrance exam on my own

Devanshi Adhikari 4th Apr, 2020

Hello aspirant,

  • Know your KEAM 2020 syllabus thoroughly
  • Check KEAM exam pattern 2020
  • Be focused and confident
  • Best Books for KEAM 2020 preparation
  1. Physics-

Objective Physics Arihant Publications

Concept of Physics Volume 1 & 2 by HC Verma

Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick and Walker

Problems in Physics by A.A Pinsky

2. Chemistry-

Organic Chemistry by O.P Tandon

Inorganic Chemistry by O.P Tandon

NCERT Chemistry Class 11 & 12

Organic Chemistry by Arihant Prakashan

Numerical Chemistry by P. Bahadur

3. Mathematics-

Mathematics for class 11 and 12 by R.D Sharma

Higher Algebra by Hall Knight

Complete Mathematics by MC Graw Hills

  • Make a proper table and segregate each topic wisely
  • Practice with sample papers
  • Make short notes regularly

Hope this helped.

Thank you.


will neet 2020 postpone.?what about keam?

Shivanshu Sharma 26th Mar, 2020

NEET is currently scheduled to be conducted in the first week of March.Due to COVID-19 various exams have been postponed till April 15.Depending on current situation nothing can be said.Once the situation gets in control,we will have any update on the date of the examination.

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