KEAM Syllabus 2018

KEAM Syllabus KEAM Syllabus 2018 – Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Government of Kerala, released KEAM syllabus along with the information brochure for the entrance exam. The syllabus of KEAM 2018 has unit-wise topics for all the three subjects that are included in the exam – Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Candidates must go through the KEAM 2018 syllabus throughly so that they are clear about which topics are important and which topics are irrelevant. To get a good score in the entrance exam, the candidate needs to work for all the topics included in the KEAM 2018 syllabus. As part of the preparation plan, the candidate can divide the syllabus of KEAM 2018 into several heads on the basis of difficulty level like – difficult, moderate and easy. The candidate must dedicate sufficient time to tackle the difficult topics, and complete them one at a time. Timely revision is also a important element to taste success in KEAM. Check the full article to know in detail about KEAM Syllabus 2018. 

KEAM 2018 Syllabus for Mathematics






  • Sets, Relations And Functions

  • Complex Numbers

  • Quadratic Equations

  • Sequences and Series

  • Permutations, Combinations, Binomial Theorem and Mathematical Induction

  • Matrices and Determinants

  • Linear Inequations

  • Mathematical Logic and Boolean Algebra


  • Trigonometric functions and Inverse Trigonometric functions


  • Cartesian System of Rectangular Co ordinates

  • Lines and Family of lines

  • Circles and Family of circles

  • Conic sections

  • Vectors

  • Three Dimensional Geometry


  • Statistics and probability


  • Functions, Limits and continuity

  • Differentiation

  • Application of Derivatives

  • Indefinite Integrals

  • Definite Integrals

  • Differential Equations

KEAM Syllabus 2018 for Physics




  • Introduction and Measurement

  • Description of Motionin One Dimension

  • Description of Motion in Two and Three Dimensions

  • Laws of Motion

  • Work, Energy and Power

  • Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body Rotation

  • Gravitation

  • Mechanics of Solids and Fluids

  • Heat and Thermodynamics

  • Oscillations

  • Waves

  • Electrostatics

  • Current Electricity

  • Magnetic Effect of Current and Magnetism

  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current

  • Electromagnetic Waves

  • Optics

  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiations

  • Atomic Nucleus

  • Solids and Semiconductor Devices

  • Principles of Communications

KEAM 2018 Syllabus for Chemistry




  • Basic Concepts and Atomic Structure – Laws of chemical combination, Atomic structure

  • Bonding and Molecular Structure

  • States of Matter – Gaseous state, Liquid state, Solid state

  • Periodic Properties of Elements and Hydrogen – Classification of elements, Hydrogen

  • S-Block Elements and Principles of Metallurgy – Alkali metals, Alkaline earth metals, Principles of metallurgy

  • P-Block Elements – General characteristics of p-block elements, Boron, Silica, Group 18 elements

  • D-Block and F-Block Elements – d-Block elements, f-Block elements: Lanthanides

  • Thermodynamics – System and surrounding, First law of thermodynamics, Second law of thermodynamics

  • Chemical Equilibrium – Physical and chemical equilibria, Equilibria involving chemical systems, Concepts of acids and bases

  • Solutions – Types of solutions, Colligative properties

  • Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry – Oxidation and reduction, Faraday’s laws of electrolysis, Corrosion and its prevention

  • Chemical Kinetics

  • Surface Chemistry – Adsorption, Colloids

  • Coordination Compounds and Organometallics

  • Basic Principles, Purification and Characterization of Organic Compounds

  • Hydrocarbons – Classification of hydrocarbons, Alkanes and cycloalkanes, Alkenes and alkynesAromatic hydrocarbons

  • Organic Reaction Mechanism – Electronic displacement in a covalent bond, Common types of organic reactions

  • Stereochemistry – Stereoisomerism

  • Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Halogens – Haloalkanes and haloarenes, Polyhalogen compounds

  • Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen – Alcohols, Phenols, Ethers, Some commercially important compounds, Aldehydes and ketones, Carboxylic acid

  • Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Nitrogen - Amines

  • Polymers and Biomolecules – Polymers, Biomolecules, Reducing and non-reducing sugars, Polysaccharides, Proteins, Vitamins

  • Environmental Chemistry and Chemistry in Every Day Life

KEAM Application Form 2018: The exam conducting authority released the application form of KEAM 2018 on February 1 and closed the applications on Febraury 28. The KEAM 2018 application form could be filled in online mode only and incudes the following steps :

  • Registration

  • Uploading of Images

  • Filling of the Application form

  • Payment of Application fee

  • Printing of the form

  • Send printout of KEAM 2018 Application Form and supporting documents to CEE

KEAM 2018 Exam Pattern:

  • KEAM 2018 will comprise two papers – Paper I and Paper II

  • Questions for Paper I will be set from – Physics and Chemistry. Paper II will include questions from Matematics

  • The question type will be MCQs with each question carrying 5 options.

  • Each paper will carry 120 questions that has to be completed in 150 minutes.

  • For correct answer 4 marks will be awarded, while incorrect answer will invite a penalty of 1 mark

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KEAM has already completed 4 round of counselling. There is no chance of extending the time of reporting for round-2. 



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In keam,if i have already got bds seat and i wish to go for spot admission do i have have to surrender my bds seat ?

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Yes you have to surrender as once you will allotted the seat you are not able to counsel yourself again so kindly make the decision properly. Good luck 


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If i get a seat in agriculture,ayurveda or vetinery during 2nd round of keam ,can i go for mop up and get mbbs?

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Yes sure you can try for it. Please request you to attend the counselling as scheduled and good luck for you.


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I'm Studying at NSS Palakkad ( Gvt Aided College ) Am I Eligible for Spot Admissions KEAM 2018?

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yes you are eligible for the spot coinseling session , enroll yourself in spot counseling round adn get coleges as per your rank adn score. all the best have a great future ahead.

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