KEAM Application Form 2017

KEAM Application Form 2017KEAM Application Form 2017 - Aspirants who have made mistakes in ther application form for KEAM 2017 could correct the details from March 30 till April 5. The date to submit the KEAM application form along with supporting documents was March 10, 2017. The online application procedure of KEAM 2017 is now over. The extended last date for KEAM 2017 application form was March 9, 2017 (till 5 pm). Previously, the last date for application submission was February 27, 2017. The online registration process for admissions had started on February 1, 2017 for all eligible candidates. There are six steps for filling the KEAM application form and all the steps are mandatory. While filling the form, the candidates are requested to submit their valid personal and academic information. KEAM 2017 application fee is Rs. 800 for general category candidates and Rs. 400 for SC candidates. ST candidates are exempted from fee payment. The fee for KEAM 2017 Application Form is payble online through Net banking/ Debit/Credit Cards or through E-challan at SBT branches or the Post offices in Kerala only. KEAM 2017 examination is being conducted on April 24 and 25, 2017 by Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Kerala. Candidates can check the complete procedure of how to fill KEAM Application Form 2017 along with the documents required to be uploaded as well as the submission of the printout of the form in this article below.

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Candidates who wish to apply for the test are advised to read the KEAM eligibility criteria before filling up the KEAM application form. Candidates can check below the detailed procedure of KEAM application form 2017.


Important Dates related to KEAM 2017 application form 





KEAM Application Begins

February 1, 2017


KEAM Application Ends

February 27, 2017


Extended Last Date for KEAM Application Form

March 9, 2017 (5 PM)


Last date for receipt of Printout of Online Application

along with supporting documents

 March 10, 2017 (5 PM)


Start of corrections in application form

March 30, 2017


Last date for corrections

April 5, 2017


KEAM 2017 Exam dates

April 24 and 25, 2017

To Make corrections in KEAM Application Form - Click here


How to make corrections in KEAM 2017 Application form

  • Log in using the above given link 

  • Enter the KEAM 2017 Application number and Password to view the details of the application submitted by them.

  • Use Edit button to correct any mistakes in the details of the KEAM application form.

  • Candidates can correct the Mobile number and e-mail ID

  • Applicants should click the menu item ‘Memo’ provided in the Home page to view the details of the defects in the application submitted.

  • If needed, they can take a printout of the Memo and the required proformas for correcting the defects in their application.

  • In case of defects in photograph/signature/thumb impression, candidates can upload correct photograph/signature/thumb impression through the links provided in the correction window.

  • Applicants have to verify the details of their application after submission

  • Any complaints in this regard must be forwarded to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, 5th Floor, Housing Board Buildings, Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram-695001

  • Candidates had to send the application form of KEAM along with the required certificates/documents to correct the defects in their application by registered post/speed post/hand delivery

  • Corrections in KEAM application form 2017 can be done on or before 5th April 2017.


  • Candidates with defects in their KEAM application form  with respect to photograph/signature/thumb impression were not able to download their admit card of KEAM unless the defects are corrected within the stipulated time.

  • Students who do not correct the defects in their application with in the stipulated time will not be included in the rank list for the year 2017.

  • The claims for Communal/Special Reservations and other benefits of those who have submitted defective certificates/documents for the respective claims shall be disallowed unless they submit the required documents to correct those defects within the stipulated time.

Prerequisites - KEAM application form 2017


Candidates must keep the following ready before filling the KEAM 2017 Application Form. This ensures that candidates can smoothly fill the application form and submit the same without needing to search for the details and images as required.

  • Image of the Photograph of the candidate as per the specifications given in the table below

  • Image of Signature of the candidate as specified by KEAM

  • Image of Left Hand Thumb Impression  of the candidates as mentioned below

  • Candidates must have a valid email ID and mobile number in India. The email ID and contact number should be functional till the admission procedure of KEAM 2017 gets over. 

  • Birth Certificate/SSLC /Passport

  • Income Certificate 

  •  Non-Creamy Layer Certificate/Community Certificate, if any for Category claim 

  •  Certificate for Special Reservation, if any 

  • KEAM 2017 application fee can be paid in 2 modes - E-challan or Internet Banking/Credit/Debit Card.

How to Fill KEAM application form 2017?


There are 6 steps involved in filling the KEAM 2017 application form. All the steps are mandatory for candidates.

  • Step 1: Candidate's Registration

  • Step 2: Upload Images

  • Step 3: Filling the Application form

  • Step 4: Application fee payment

  • Step 5: Print KEAM Application Form

  • Step 6: Send the printout of KEAM 2017 Application Form and supporting documents to CEE

Step 1 – Candidate's Registration


To register for KEAM 2017 , candidates need to enter the following details

  • Name: the name must be as per the SSLC certificate and should not start with an initial. Candidates should not put dots between. Instead they must enter a blank space

  • Date of Birth: the date must be as mentioned in Xth certificate/birth certificate and in DD/MM/YYYY format. Age proof must be attached along with printout of the application.

  • Email ID: This should be valid till the end of the admission process.

  • Mobile number. enter a valid number without 0.

  • Password: Candidates should enter a strong password.

Important Guidelines for the password are:

  • It should have minimum of 8 characters

  • It must contain at least one alphabet [a to z or A to Z]

  • It also must contain at least one number [0 to 9]

  • It  should contain at least one symbol [! @ # $ % ^ & *]

A word of caution: Check details before submission. Applicants can use the edit option to change the details before final submission. Editing cannot be done after the submission.


The system will generate a unique KEAM 2017 Application Number. All candidates are advised to preserve this application number along with the password, which will be used for future references.   

Note: In case the candidates forget their KEAM 2017 application number, they should click on “Forgot Password”, which will enable them to get access to their unique KEAM 2017 application number by entering date of birth, name and email ID.


Step 2 – Upload Images


While candidates start filling the KEAM 2017 application form, first of all they need to upload a digital photograph as per the following guidelines/specifications.  


Photograph specifications/dimensions







Photograph of the Candidate

Jpg (Jpeg)

Between 10 kb and 30 kb

150 pixels width X 200 pixels height


Signature of the candidate

Jpg (Jpeg)

Between 10 kb and 30 kb

150 pixels width X 100 pixels height


Left Thumb Impression

Jpg (Jpeg)

Between 10 kb and 30 kb

150 pixels width X 100 pixels height

How to upload the photograph?

  • Click on ‘Browse’ or ‘Choose File’

  • Go to the location where you have saved the scanned photograph.

  • Click on the digital photograph

  • Now click on 'Upload' button   

Guidelines/specifications for uploading photograph:

  • All candidates must adhere to the guidelines for uploading the photograph or else the application is liable to rejection.

  • Photograph should be taken in a professional studio. No photograph taken from mobile/tab will be entertained.

  • The photograph should be a coloured one (passport size/format) with preferably white background. Any light coloured background is also workable.

  • Frontal full face with shoulder portion of the candidates should be clearly visible in the photograph. The face of the candidate in the photograph should be straight and at the centre.

  • Photograph with dark glasses and cap will be rejected.

  • All candidates must print their name and date of photo taken at the bottom portion of the photograph. The letters should be in black colour with white background of the photograph.

Step 3 – Filling KEAM Application Form 2017


After uploading the photograph, candidates have to enter the following details in order to proceed ahead with the form filling procedure,

  • Course

  • Exam Centre

  • Personal Details

  • Name

  • Date of Birth

  • Gender

  • Citizenship

  • State of Permanent Residence

  • Parent/Guardian Details

  • Religion & Caste

  • Permanent Address

  • Contact Details

  • Academic Details

  • Qualifying Exam

  • Have you taken KEAM in previous years?
  • Communal Reservation

  • Details of Income Certificate 

  • Special Reservation 
  • Preview Application and verify the entries made in the application 
  • Final Submission of Application

Important: Keep saving all the details during all the steps of KEAM 2017 Application Form filling process. 


Step 4 – KEAM Application fee payment


At this stage, the applicants need to pay the application fee.


KEAM Application Fee



Application Fee



General category

Rs. 800

E-challan/Net Banking/Credit/Debit Card






SC category

Rs. 400


ST category

Exempted from application fee


Candidates opting for Dubai' Examination Centre (General Category)

Rs. 12,000 (additional)+Rs.800= Rs. 12,800


SC candidates opting for Dubai' Examination Centre (SC Category)

Rs. 12,000 (additional)+Rs.400= Rs 12,400


ST candidates opting for Dubai' Examination Centre

Only Rs. 12,000


Mode of Payment


Candidates can pay the application fee through the 2 following modes:


Payment through Online mode: KEAM 2017 Application Fee payment can be done through Net Banking/Credit/Debit Card

  • Pay the fee using your net banking/credit card/debit card 

  • If the payment transaction is successful, the applicant will be directed to the home page wherein the Payment Tab will reflect with Green colour. 

  • In case the payment is unsuccessful, a message will appear on the Payment Tab and the candidate has to pay again by login. 

  • In case there is no status/final confirmation about the transaction or the payment, then the candidate must again login and pay. Check the Payment Tab before making the payment again. If the tab is green, then the payment is successful, if not, then pay again. 

  • In any case if the money is debited from the applicant’s account despite the unsuccessful fee payment, the candidates have to pay again. The amount debited earlier will be credited back to their account in the next 5 days.  

Payment through E-Challan  

  • Candidates paying through E-challan need to take a printout of e-Challan by clicking on ’Print e-Challan’. They can pay the application fee in cash

  • Payment at all Head and Sub-Post Offices in Kerala state by using e-Challan generated during online submission of application.

  • Payment at any of the selected State Bank of Travancore (SBT) branches by using e-Challan.

  • Selected branches of State Bank of Travancore (SBT) in India or all Head and Sub-Post Offices in Kerala.

  • Candidates are required to print the e-Challan and hand it over to the bank/post office along with the cash

  • Necessary entries will be made by the bank/post office officials both in their online portal and e-Challan form

  • The e-Challan must be collected back from the bank/post office official

  • Candidates must ensure that the official has recorded the Transaction ID related to fee payment on the candidate’s copy of the e-Challan and put

    the office stamp and his/her initials at the place designated for it on the counterfoil. Rs. 25 need to be paid as service charge in addition to the Application Fee.

  • If the payment is successful, the ‘Payment Application Fee’ tab on the candidate’s home page will turn green.

  • Candidates must login to the website and check the status of the fee payment. This can be done through fee ‘Payment’ tab, through which the applicants will get to know that the fee status has been updated by the bank/post office officials. 


    Important: In case the payment tab doesn't turn green, the candidates should immediately contact the concerned bank/post office and get the payment status updated. ‘Received by CEE’ status will turn in light green color background, when the application received by the CEE office. It will be updated only when the application will be taken for scrutinizing and not at the time of receiving. Moreover, a message will be sent to your mobile phone regarding receiving status.


    Defects in Application or certificates?

  • During scrutiny of application, if there any defects are found in your claim or in certificates such as failure of producing Nativity, defects in certificate produced, etc., you will get a Memo while trying to download the Admit Card. In such cases, defects will be mentioned in the Memo. Necessary documents for correcting the defects should be sent to CEE office on or before the specified date along with the Printout of Memo sheet.

Click Here to know the list of Post Offices for payment of application fee through E-challan


Click Here to know the list of State Bank of Travancore branches for payment of application fee 


Step 5 - Print KEAM Application Form 2017


Print KEAM 2017 Application Form feature will be enabled only if the candidate has paid the application fee successfully. After printing the e-challan, candidates must log out from the application portal. After fee payment at any of the Post offices in Kerala or selected branches of SBT, they must re-login or log in to the portal again to take the printout of KEAM application form. At this stage, candidates have to take print out of the filled in application form, which contains the main page of application and

proforma (s) of supporting document (s) according to the various claims. They have to take and preserve printout of KEAM Application Form 2017. After taking the printout of the application, logout from your application portal to avoid any trouble.


Procedure to follow after taking printout of KEAM 2017 Application Form
  • Candidates need to take a print copy of the photograph (3.5X4.5 cm) they have uploaded and get it affixed on the given space in the printout of the application. Once it's done, it should be duly attested by a gazetted officer/head of institution where the candidate has last studied.

  • The photograph uploaded by the candidates and the one affixed on the printout of application of KEAM 2017 should be similar/identical or else the application will be rejected. The candidate's admit card, data sheet and allotment memo will carry this same photograph.

  • The applicants and their parents need to sign on the printout of KEAM 2017 application form in the specified areas.

  • Also affix your left hand thumb impression at the specified place on the printout of KEAM application form 2017.

  • They also have to get the course and nativity certificate in the required format available in the body of the printout of KEAM application form.

  • For claiming reservation, the candidates have to attach the relevant certificates issued by the concerned authorities.    

Step 6 – Send the Printout of KEAM Application Form & Documents to CEE Kerala


The candidates have to finally send the printed KEAM Application Form 2017 to CEE, Kerala along with the following documents at the address mentioned below in the order mentioned. Enclose the application with the supporting documents in an A4 size envelope and send it to the Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations before the specified last date on the receipt of application. Along with the printed application form an address slip will also be available. Glue the address slip and paste it on an A4 size envelope and enclose properly all the documents and the KEAM application form. 


The following certificates are to be sent along with the printed KEAM application form 2017:


For availing income based fee concession/scholarship:


If candidates want to avail the scholarship/fee concession, all candidates, except SC/ST/OEC category are required to also submit income certificate along with the application form.


Certificates to be submitted by Keralites Category:


Photocopy of Secondary School Leaving Certificate of the candidate showing the place of birth in Kerala.


Photocopy of Secondary School Leaving Certificate of either of the parents of the candidate showing Place of Birth in Kerala with the relevant certificate to establish the relationship between the parent and the candidate.


Photocopy of Passport of the candidate, issued by Government of India, showing Place of Birth in Kerala or of either of the parents of the candidate showing Place of Birth in Kerala.


A certificate of birth from the authority competent to register birth (Panchayat/Municipality/Corporation) showing the candidate’s or either of the parents' place of birth in Kerala (to be issued by a competent registering authority).


A certificate from the Village Officer/ Tahsildar as a proof to show that the candidate or his/her father/mother was born in Kerala (in the prescribed format).


A certificate from the competent authority showing that the parent of the candidate is an All India Service officer allotted to Kerala Cadre.


Certificates to be submitted by Non-Keralites Category I [NK I]:


A certificate by the employer of candidate’s parent is serving/served, and a certificate showing class XI & XII is studied in Kerala. This has to be obtained from the head of institution where the candidate has last attended school.


A certificate of residence from the Village Officer/ Tahsildar as a proof that the candidate has been a resident of Kerala State for a period of five years within a period of twelve years.

A school certificate showing that the Std. VIII to XII is studied in Kerala. It should be obtained from the Head(s) of the educational institution(s) in Kerala to prove that the candidate has undergone his/her studies in the schools in Kerala.


Certificates to be submitted by Non-Keralites Category II [NK II]:


Certificate of Completion of Qualifying Examination’ in the prescribed format to prove their nativity


Copy of Passport issued by Government of India to prove Indian citizenship


Certificates to be submitted by SC/ST/OBC Category:


Submit the following documents in the prescribed format, placed in the order mentioned below.

  • Print out of the KEAM 2017 Application Form

  • Caste Certificate issued by the concerned Tahsildar of the community

  • Self attested copy of the SSLC (or equivalent) certificate of the applicant to prove date of birth.

  • Proof of Nativity

  • Course Certificate in original filled in with signature and seal of the Head of the Institution in which the candidate is studying


  • Self attested copy of the final year mark list of the qualifying examination

  • Original certificates as proof in support of any claim for special reservation

  • Self-attested copy of medical certificate from the District Medical Board in the case of ‘Persons with Disabilities’

Candidates need to affix a photograph in 3.5 x 4.5 cm (same as the photograph uploaded on the online application form), duly attested by the Head of the Institution which he/she studied last or by a Gazetted Officer. The application form along with all the above mentioned certificates (as per their category) is required to be sent to -


CEE, TVM of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations,

5th Floor, Housing Board Buildings, Santhi Nagar,

Thiruvananthapuram – 695 001.


Know the status of KEAM Application Form 2017  

  • There will be two options - Green colour or Red colour. 

  • Green colour indicates completion of the respective step. 

  • Red colour represents that the respective step is not yet completed or performed yet. 

Stay tuned to for more news and updates on KEAM 2017.

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