What is KEAM?

Published On: 12 Apr 2012

 | Last Updated On: 06 Apr 2015

The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala has announced the exam dates for Kerala Engineering Agricultural Medical (KEAM), which will be conducted in April 2015. The KEAM will be held from Monday, April 20, 2015 andTuesday, April 21, 2015 and medical entrance exam will be conducted onWednesday, April 22, 2015 andThursday, April 23, 2015.

Eligibility Criteria for KEAM Exam 2015 –

1) Medical & Allied Programs: Medical courses consist of MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS and BSMS courses and allied courses consists of B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture, B.Sc. (Hons) Forestry, BVSc. & AH and BFSc. courses.

  • For MBBS, BDS, BSMS: Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, or examinations recognized equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Biology/Biotechnology separately, and 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology put together, are eligible. In the absence of Biology, Biotechnology will be considered as a subject for academic eligibility.
  • For BAMS/BHMS: Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, or examinations recognized equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Biology separately, and 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology put together, are eligible. Biotechnology will not be considered as a subject for academic eligibility.

For more details and information on KEAM eligibility criteria, please visit their official website.

Application Procedure for KEAM Exam 2015

Online submission of application through the website www.cee.kerala.gov.in is required to apply for the Entrance Examination for admission to all the courses (Medical & Allied, Engineering and Architecture). For moreinformation about KEAM exam, please visit here.
 
A candidate who does not belong to SC/ST communities will be treated as ‘General’. Application collection for General is Rs 1000/- and SC/ST is Rs 500/-. ST candidates whose annual family income is below Rs.40,000/- are exempted from payment of application fee on condition that they produce income certificate and caste certificate from the Revenue Authority. 
 
For more details and information on KEAM application procedure, please visit their official website.

Paper Pattern for KEAM Exam 2015 –

  • KEAM entrance examinations for engineering and medical & allied courses will be conducted separately, each test with a relative weightage of 5:3:2 in Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry in engineering entrance examination and in Biology, Chemistry & Physics for medical entrance examination.
  • Papers for the Engineering Entrance Examination:
    • Paper I - Physics & Chemistry
    • Paper II – Mathematics
  • Papers for the Medical Entrance Examination:
    • Paper I - Chemistry & Physics
    • Paper II – Biology
  • Each paper for engineering and medical will be of two and a half hours duration.

For more details and information on KEAM paper pattern, please visit their official website.

For moreinformation about KEAM exam, please visit here.

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