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KEAM Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE) has released the eligibility criteria of KEAM 2019 to be fulfilled by the candidates for appearing in exam. Candidates are advised to check the KEAM eligibility criteria 2019 before applying. Parameters like nativity, domicile, age limit, qualifying exam and marks etc determine the KEAM 2019 eligibility criteria. To get the admissions into the participating institutes, eligibility criteria has to be fulfilled mandatorily. Candidates appearing for KEAM must note that if they fail to meet the eligibility requirements their candidature will be rejected. All the parameters must be fulfilled by the candidates to meet the eligibility criteria of KEAM 2019. All the details related to KEAM 2019 eligibility criteria are given below in the article.
Parameters of KEAM Eligibility Criteria 2019
The following parameters determine the eligibility criteria of KCET 2019
Candidate applying for KEAM 2019 must be the citizen of India
Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/ Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) will also be considered eligible, however, they will not be entitled to any kind of reservation.
Candidates are required to have completed 17 years of age as on December 31, 2019 to fulfil the eligibility criteria of KEAM 2019. There will be no relaxation in the minimum age
There is no upper age limit for appearing in KEAM 2019.
Candidates must have passed Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala or equivalent examination with 50% marks in Mathematics separately and 50% marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together.
To take admission under Management Quota in Private Self Financing Engineering Colleges or Government Controlled Self Financing Engineering Colleges candidates must have 45% marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together.
The marks scored in Computer Science will be considered if the candidate has not studied Chemistry and in case, the candidate has not studied Chemistry and Computer Science, the marks in Biotechnology will be considered. The marks in Biology will be considered if none of the subjects- Chemistry, Computer Science and Biotechnology has been studied by the candidate.
Candidates must have secured 50% marks in Mathematics separately.
Candidates must have an aggregate of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics together.
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 of Kerala origin will be categorised as a Keralite
Children of All India Service (AIS) officers (Non-Keralites) allotted to Kerala cadre are also considered as Keralites but it is to be noted that they will not be eligible for Communal/ Special/ Persons with Disabilities reservation or any fee concession.
KEAM Eligibility Criteria 2019 : Non-Keralite Category I (NK I)
Candidates will be categorised as Non-Keralite Category I (NK I) if they are not of Kerala origin but satisfies anyone of the following conditions:
Candidates who have undertaken qualifying course in Kerala and their Non- Keralite parents belong to Government of India/ Defence Service, posted to Kerala.
Candidates who have undergone qualifying course in Kerala and their Non- Keralite parents who are serving/ served Government of Kerala for a minimum period of two years.
Candidates who are not of Kerala origin but has been a resident of Kerala for a period of 5 years within the period of 12 years of their study.
Candidates who are not of Kerala origin but who have undergone their school studies in Kerala from standard VIII to XII.
Such candidates will be considered against ‘State Merit’ seats for engineering but will not be eligible for Communal/ Special/ Persons with Disabilities reservation or any fee concession during the KEAM admission procedure.
KEAM Eligibility Criteria 2019 : Non-Keralite Category II (NK II):
Candidates coming under this category will be 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, candidates in this category will be considered for admission to government seats in government-controlled self-financing engineering colleges only when the Keralite and Non- Keralite I (NK I) candidates are not available for admission.
Candidates in this category will not be eligible for Communal/ Special/ Persons with Disabilities reservation or any fee concession.
Note: Candidates belonging to the above mentioned three categories 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:
Candidates belonging to the above-mentioned categories will have to produce certain documents to prove their eligibility, otherwise they will not be considered under that category during admission.
KEAM 2019 Eligibility Criteria for Keralites:
Candidates will have to produce any of the following documents in order to prove that he/she is an Indian citizen of Kerala origin along with the printout of the application form:
The actual copy of the relevant page of Secondary School Leaving Certificate of the candidate showing the birth place in Kerala.
The actual copy of the relevant page of the Secondary School Leaving Certificate of either of the parents of the candidate showing birth place in Kerala with a corroborative certificate to establish the relationship between the parent and the candidate.
The actual copy of the relevant page of the Passport of the candidate, issued by Government of India, showing birth place in Kerala or of either of the parents of the candidate showing birth place in Kerala with a corroborative certificate to establish the relationship between the parent and the candidate.
Birth certificate from the authority competent to register birth (Panchayat/ Municipality/ Corporation) showing the candidate’s or either of the parents' (in which case corroborative certificate to establish the relationship between the parent and the candidate is necessary) birthplace in Kerala, to be issued by a competent registering authority.
Certificate from the Village Officer/ Tahsildar to show that the candidate or his/ her father/ mother was born in Kerala. This document has to be in the prescribed format along with the printout of the application.
Certificate from the competent authority showing that the candidate's parent is an All India Service officer allotted to Kerala cadre.
KEAM 2019 Eligibility Criteria for Non-Keralites Category I (NK I):
In order to prove that the candidate belongs to Non-Keralite Category I (NK I), he or she will have to produce any one of the following certificates along with the printout of the application form:
Certificate to be issued by the employer in the prescribed format in the application from the Head of the organisation, where the candidate’s parent (employee) is serving/ served, and the Certificate showing School studies in Kerala for Standards XI & XII has to be obtained from the Head of the institution where the candidate completed his/ her qualifying course in Kerala.
Certificate of residence from the Village Officer/ Tahsildar to the effect that the candidate has been a resident of Kerala for a period of five years within a period of twelve years of his/ her study (to be obtained in the prescribed format along with the printout of the application).
Certificate showing School Studies in Kerala from Std. VIII to XII obtained from the Head(s) of the educational institution(s) in Kerala in the case, candidates have undergone school studies in Kerala to prove that the candidate has undergone his/ her studies in the schools in Kerala from Std. VIII to XII. This certificate has to be produced in the prescribed format in the application form.
KEAM Eligibility Criteria 2019 for Non-Keralites Category II (NK II):
Such candidates will have to produce the Certificate of Completion of Qualifying Examination in the prescribed format in the application to prove their nativity or copy of Passport issued by Government of India to prove Indian citizenship.
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Hello dear student,
I hope you are aware that KEAM 2020 is an exam that will be conducted by commissioner of entrance examination that is denoted by CEE. KEAM is an state level exam conducted by CEE , Kerala, for the students who wants to take admission in under graduation programs of engineering. These exams offers admission in various government and private colleges of state .
As you asked about when will form b available so dear student it will be available from February 2020 . And exam will be conducted in the month of may . I hope this helpful to you.
As per your requirement, i would say that as mentioned above your query, for admission into keam for biomedical engineering in government college, the cut off varies every year.
Getting a seat in college is depending on many factors like studenrs to seat ratio, cut off, reservation, ranking of college, etc
Cut off varies evert year as per your reservation category and no. Of students applying for the same.
The Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Government of Kerala announced the KEAM 2018 cutoff after the completion of each counseling session.
Click here, to find previous year cut-off rankings-
In general, Try to do your best and get basics and solve numericals from each chapter from all the 3 subjects.
try to give mock test and know where you stand and improve your position.
As for marks try to score 80-85% of total marks. A rank in range 2k-3k will make your position secure in 1st tier colleges who accepts KEAM to intake candidates.
Hope it helps!
For KEAM, only the boards examination marks of class 12 will be taken into consideration. The eligibility of KEAM says that you will need to score 50% marks in Mathematics separately and 50% marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together in class 12. Also, the marks scored in Computer Science will be considered in case you did not study Chemistry. In case you have not studied Chemistry and Computer Science, the marks in Biotechnology will be considered. If none of the subjects- Chemistry, Computer Science and Biotechnology has been studied by the candidate then the marks in Biology will be considered
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