KEAM Counselling 2018 - The Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE) will conduct KEAM 2018 counselling tentatively from the last week of June 2018 onwards. To be eligible for counselling of KEAM 2018, the candidate needs to score minimum 10 marks in both Paper I and Paper II individually; SC/ST candidates, however, only need to answer one question in each paper to qualify. KEAM counselling 2018 will be conducted in online mode, and the candidate doesn't have to be physically present. Eligible candidates will have to register for KEAM 2018 counselling online or they can visit the nearest Facilitation Centres (FC). The choice of colleges and courses has to be submitted after registration. Allotment of seats will be done through a Centralized Allotment Process (CAP) based on the merit rank of the candidates in KEAM, choices made and availability of seats. The result of KEAM 2018 counselling will be released in online mode. Candidates who get selected will have to visit their allotted institutes to confirm their admission, which will done post document verification. Read the full article to know more information about KEAM Counselling 2018.
KEAM Counselling 2018 - Important Dates
Important Dates (Tentative)
KEAM 2018 Exam – Paper I (Physics & Chemistry)
April 23, 2018 (10:00 -12:30 P.M)
KEAM 2018 Exam – Paper II (Mathematics)
April 24, 2018 (10:0- 12:30 P.M)
Announcement of KEAM Result 2018
Third week of May 2018
Declaration of Rank List
Third week of May 2018
Registration and Option Entry for KEAM 2018 Counselling
Last week of June 2018
Seat Allotment of KEAM 2018
Last week of June to First week of August 2018
KEAM 2018 Counselling Procedure
The counselling of KEAM 2018 will commence tentatively from the last week of June 2018. Candidates who qualify KEAM 2018 will be able to participate in counselling. Eligible candidates will be allotted seats based on their performance in KEAM 2018 entrance examination and choices opted. The registration for counselling of KEAM 2018 has to be done by the candidates online or at the Facilitation Centres (FC).
KEAM Counselling 2018 Registration
The registration for KEAM 2018 counselling can be done in online mode or the candidate can visit the nearest Facilitation Centres (FC) to register for the exam. The step-wise registration for KEAM 2018 counselling is given below:
Step 1 – Log-in to registration portal
Click on “KEAM 2018 Candidate Portal”
The candidates will have to login using their KEAM 2018 roll number and application number.
After logging in, the candidates will have to submit their key number and password. The key number is a 16 digit alpha numeric code which is provided to the registered candidates on the security card.
Step 2 – Selection of Courses and Colleges
Upon successfully logging in, the list of participating colleges and courses will be displayed on screen.
The candidates will have to pick their choices from the available options in the order of preference. It is recommended to fill maximum choices to have better chance of admission.
The options selected by the candidates will be visible on the screen. Click on “Save” button to save the selection.
Double-check the order of preference as allotment of seats during KEAM counselling 2018 will be done accordingly.
Step 3 - Filter Option
- Candidates have the option of filtering the choices entered by using the edit button
- Add or drop a course or college as per your preference
- Once done, submit the form.
Step 4 – Review and Print Out
After the submission of the choices, the candidates will be able to review the selection. A print out of the filled options has to be printed out for future use.
Trial Allotment of KEAM 2018
The concerned authorities will announc trial allotment before final allotment result is announced. Candidates will be able to know their chances of admission through the trial allotment, as the allotment will be based on the preferences selected by them during choice filling of counselling of KEAM 2018. Also as the name suggests, trial allotment of KEAM 2018 is no guarantee of a seat.
KEAM 2018 Seat Allotment
A Centralized Allotment Process (CAP) will be followed by the concerned authorities for KEAM 2018. The seat allotment process is a part of KEAM 2018 counselling. The allotment will be done according to the merit of the candidate, his/her preferred college and course and availability of seat. The result of KEAM seat allotment 2018 will be published in online mode. The allotment memo will consist of the information regarding the college which the candidate has been allotted and the amount of fee to be paid. Selected candidates will have to pay the prescribed fees at the CEE account in the specified branches of State Branch of Travancore (SBT). All of the selected candidates will have to report at the allotted institute to confirm their admission. Since the document verification will be done at the time of admission, candidates need to bring and verify their original documents. Four seat allotment rounds of KEAM 2018 counselling will be held. A spot allotment round may be held in offline mode if any vacant seats are left after the online allotment rounds are over.
Documents Required for Verification
Proof of Date of Birth
Allotment Memo issued by CEE
Fee Receipt issued by Bank
10+2th Standard Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate
Transfer Certificate from last attended institute
Conduct Certificate from last attended institutes
Eligibility Certificate ( by applicants who have passed qualifying examination other than one conducted by CEE)
Migration Certificate (if applicable)
Physical Fitness Certificate
KEAM 2018 – Mandatory Reservation
Excluding seats reserved for All India Quota, Government of India Nominees, Special reservations, Persons with Disabilities and Management Quota, the rest of Government seats will be distributed as per the mandatory reservation principle.
Check the percentage distribution of seats as per mandatory reservation from the table below:
Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC)
Other Backward Hindu (BH)
Latin Catholic and Anglo Indian (LA)
Dheevara and related communities (DV)
Viswakarma and related communities (VK)
Kusavan and related communities (KN)
Other Backward Christian (BX)
Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes
Scheduled Castes (SC)
Scheduled Tribes (ST)
The total number of seats available for a course will be announced before commencement of commencement of CAP-2018. Also, the competent authority will finalize the number of seats earmarked for various courses in Government and Aided colleges before CAP. Admission to all the Government seats will be based on the rank list of KEAM 2018 only.