KEAM Eligibility Criteria 2020
KEAM Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala has released the KEAM eligibility criteria 2020 for students seeking admissions in engineering courses in the state. The eligibility criteria of KEAM 2020 specify the parameters like nativity, domicile, age limit, qualifying exam and marks etc. Candidates seeking admissions in the participating institutes of KEAM must fulfill the eligibility criteria specified by the exam conducting authorities to be considered for admissions. Candidature of those candidates who will fail to meet the KEAM 2020 eligibility criteria will be rejected by the authorities. Read the complete article to know more about detailed eligibility criteria and other important details relating to the exam.
Latest: KEAM 2020 will be conducted on July 16.
KEAM Eligibility Criteria 2020
The detailed parameter wise eligibility criteria of KEAM 2020 is given below:
Candidate applying for KEAM 2020 must be Indian nationals.
Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/ Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) will also be eligible for admissions through KEAM 2020, however, such candidates will not be entitled to any kind of reservation.
Candidate must be minimum 17 years of age as on December 31, 2020. There is no relaxation in the minimum age.
There is no maximum age limit for students wishing to appear for KEAM 2020.
Candidate must have passed their Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala or equivalent exam with minimum 45% marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together.
In case a candidate has not studied Chemistry in their class 12, marks of Computer Science will be considered for aggregate score. Further, the candidate has also not studied Computer Science along with Chemistry, the marks in Biotechnology will be considered. In case candidate has not studied any of the given subjects, the scores of Biology will be taken into consideration.
Candidates must have an aggregate of 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics together. Physics and Mathematics will be compulsory subjects while Chemistry will be one of the optional subjects.
Candidates will be categorised as Keralite, Non-Keralite Category I (NK I) and Non-Keralite Category II (NK II). In order to prove that candidate is an Indian citizen of Kerala origin, he or she has to submit certain documents.
Candidates from Kerala origin will be categorised as Keralite.
Children of All India Service (AIS) officers (Non-Keralites) allotted to Kerala cadre will also be categorised as Keralites but such candidates will not be eligible for Communal/ Special/ Persons with Disabilities reservation or any fee concession.
KEAM Eligibility Criteria 2020 : Non-Keralite Category I (NK I)
Candidates who are not of Kerala origin but fulfill the below given conditions will be considered for admissions under the Non-Keralite Category I (NK I).
Candidates who have qualified their qualifying examination in Kerala and their Non-Keralite parents a Government of India/ Defence Service, posted to Kerala.
Candidates who have completed their qualifying courses from Kerala and their Non- Keralite parents who are serving/ served Government of Kerala for a minimum period of two years.
Kerala who does not belong to Kerala but are residents of Kerala and have completed a minimum of 5 years of their study out of 12 years in the state.
Candidates who do not hail from Kerala but have completed their class 8 to 12 in Kerala.
KEAM Eligibility Criteria 2020 : Non-Keralite Category II (NK II)
Candidates belonging to this category will be deemed eligible for admission to government and management quota seats in B.Tech programmes offered by government-controlled self-financing colleges and private self-financing engineering.
However, students must note that candidate belonging to this category will get admission in the above given institutions only when the Keralite and Non- Keralite I (NK I) candidates are not available for admission.
Students must note that Communal/ Special/ Persons with Disabilities reservation or any fee concession will not be given to candidates belonging to this category.
Note: Candidates who belong to any of the three categories given above will be admitted in respect of seats reserved for the nominees of Government of India, Administration of Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Administration and Jammu & Kashmir.
Documents to be produced as proof for eligibility
Students seeking admissions under the above given categories will have to show some documents of proof against their eligibility. In case, candidates are unable to produce the given documents will not be considered for admissions under the given category.
KEAM 2020 Eligibility Criteria for Keralites
Candidates belonging to Keralite category will have to produce the following documents to prove their KEAM 2020 eligibility.
Original copy of Secondary School Leaving Certificate of the candidate showing the birth place in Kerala.
Original copy of Secondary School Leaving Certificate of any of the parent of the candidate denoting their birth place to be Kerala along with corroborative certificate that establishes a relationship between the candidate and the parent.
Original copy of Passport of the candidate issued by the Government of India showing birth place to be Kerala or passport of any of the parent showing their birth place to be Kerala along with a supporting document establishing the parent’s relationship with the child.
Birth certificate from a competent authority (Panchayat/ Municipality/ Corporation) showing the candidate’ birthplace to be Kerala or birth certificate of any of the parent of the candidate along with a supporting document that establishes candidate’s relationship with the parent.
Certificate from Tahsildar/ Village Officer denoting that the candidate or either of the parents was born in Kerala. Students will have to attach the document along with the printed application form in the prescribed format.
Certificate from a competent authority stating that the candidate’s parent is an All India Service officer allotted to Kerala cadre.
KEAM 2020 Eligibility Criteria for Non-Keralites Category I (NK I)
Candidates belonging to Non-Keralites Category I (NK I) will have to submit the following documents to prove their KEAM 2020 eligibility.
Certificate issued by the employer in the prescribed format from the Head of the organisation, where the parent of the candidate is serving/ served, along with a Certificate showing School studies in Kerala for Standards XI & XII from the head of the institution where the candidate has studied.
Certificate of residence from the Tahsildar/ Village Officer stating that the candidate has been lived in Kerala for a period of 5 years within a period of 12 years of the candidate’s studying period.
Certificate from the Head(s) of the educational institution(s) in Kerala stating that the candidate has studied in Kerala from Std. VIII to XII. Students must note that the certificate has to be submitted in the prescribed format along with the application form.
KEAM Eligibility Criteria 2020 for Non-Keralites Category II (NK II)
Candidates belonging to this category will have to produce a Certificate of Completion of Qualifying Examination in the prescribed format or their Passport issued by Government of India to prove their Indian citizenship.
Questions related to KEAM
I noticed an defect in my application i.e. nativity. How can I make it okay? I missed the correction deadline. Is it okay to send it to the office address? Will i get my admit card?
The last date to submit the online or offline requests to the make changes in personal details to Office of the CEE June 25, 2020. So you cannot send an offline request by sending your details to office as the deadline is already over. If your details are incorrect then your candidature may get cancelled at any stage of the admission process.
will keam be posponded again from july 16th
Earlier KEAM 2020 was scheduled to be conducted on April 20 and 21 due to corona outbreak and lockdown it has been posteponed and it is rescheduled on July 16, 2020. So, this is the official exam date as of now. It will be conducted as per schedule but if the situation becomes critical then there are chances that it will be postponed once again but there is no information about this. So prepare the exam, if there is any change in schedule you can check that here http://www.cee-kerala.org/index.php/keam/keam2020/keam2020-examination-details
In keam 2020 i have opted only engeneering . can i elegible in b.pharm rank list.
No, KEAM is Entrance exam for Engineering, Architecture, and Medical courses conducted by Commissioner for Entrance Exam, Kerala (CEE Kerala). The pattern of keam is that its a 2hours 30minutes exam and there is no separate rank for B.Tech and B.Pharm in KEAM as final list for both b.tech and pharma course is prepared by score of same score.
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what is the minimum marks to get admission in government college in kerala for civil engineering through keam?....how many seats are there for civil engineering?
The expected cutoff ranks for civil engineering for different participating institutions in KEAM are
- Government engineering College - around 45000
- Government controlled self financing - 53k to 55k
- Self financing - 54k to 56k
For detailed cutoff for various institutes please visit this link https://www.google.com/amp/s/engineering.careers360.com/articles/keam-cutoff/amp
You can also use the KEAM college predictor to know the possible colleges according to your rank. https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.careers360.com/keam-college-predictor&ved=2ahUKEwimkri_g6TqAhVGwTgGHaUNBBsQFjABegQIBhAB&usg=AOvVaw0vzulqwgDxTbEWaHV9effX&cshid=1593330747351
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What will be my approximate rank in keam if i get 85% in board exam [phy chem maths average] and 440 in keam.
There are few details which are missing that's why we cant predict the rank for you but you can surely use our website to do the same and it will also suggest you some good colleges to take admission into depending upon the rank.
Please refer and revisit the link below mentioned for your rank prediction.(only if its out of service than you have to revisit after 6 hours as it might be under maintenance)
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