KEAM Exam Pattern 2019
Surbhi Mehtani, 03 Feb 2019, #KEAM
Manipal Institute of Technology
Manipal Institute of Technology
SRM Institute of Science and Technology
SRM University AP-Amaravati

KEAM Exam Pattern 2019 - The exam pattern of KEAM 2019 is prescribed by CEE to help candidates appearing in the exam. KEAM 2019 exam pattern will allow candidates to know the type, number and nature of questions that will be asked in the exam, time duration allotted to them to answer the questions, and marking scheme followed while checking the answers etc. Using KEAM exam pattern 2019, candidates will be able to strategies their preparation better and therefore perform well in the KEAM entrance exam. The complete official KEAM 2019 exam pattern can be checked by candidates from the full article given below.

LatestKEAM 2019 application form released on February 3; Exam to be conducted on April 22 and 23 

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 The exam pattern of KEAM 2019 includes the following components:

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Mode of exam
KEAM 2019 will be conducted in offline or pen and paper based mode.

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 Language of exam

The exam will have questions and instructions in English language.

Type of questions

The entrance exam will have Multiple Choice Questions or MCQs which  means each question will have five probable answers. Candidates will have to choose the right one amongst all the options and fill that in the OMR sheet.

Number of papers

There will be two papers in KEAM; Paper 1 will have questions from Physics and Chemistry, whereas, Paper 2 will have questions from Mathematics only.

Number of questions 

Both paper 1 and 2 will have 120 questions in each.

 Time duration of exam

Candidates will get 2 hours 30 minutes (150 minutes) each for paper 1 and 2 both.

 Marking scheme

For every correct answer in the exam, candidates will get 4 marks.

For every incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted from the total score.

In case of no answers given, no deduction will be made.

 Salient features of KEAM Exam Pattern 2019

  • If a candidate has marked an answer more than once, then it will be considered as an incorrect response, and will be given negative marks.

  • For candidates who will fail to answer at least one question in each paper will be automatically disqualified and will not be considered during rank list making.

  • The question paper of KEAM will be set as per the standards of Higher Secondary or equivalent exam.

KEAM 2019 Exam Pattern



Number of Questions

Marks per question


Time Allotted

Paper I

Physics & Chemistry




2 hours 30 minutes (150 minutes)

Paper II





2 hours 30 minutes (150 minutes)







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