KEAM 2019 Registration Reopens

The Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE) has reopened the admission or registration process for the non-Keralite (NK-II) category students to apply for the Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical (KEAM) entrance exam 2019. This move came after the Supreme Court (SC)’s order which allows students belonging to non-Keralite category-II (NK-II) to apply for admission to the MBBS course in Kerala-based private colleges irrespective or their domicile, as per IE report.

Those non-Kerala residents who have already submitted applications can add private colleges as well in their application forms. Interested candidates can apply at the official website, cee.kerala.gov.in from May 13, 2019 to May 20, 2019 5 pm – after which the application window will close. To be eligible to apply for KEAM for admission to medical courses, the candidate must who have appeared in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2019 conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) and for architecture courses, one must match the qualification for the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) 2019 conducted by Council of Architecture will be considered. The rank list for admission to medical and allied fields is expected to be declared on or before June 20, 2019.

Requisite documents

  • Admit card issued by CEE
  • Certificate to prove date of birth
  • Original mark list to prove academic eligibility
  • Pass certificate (if obtained)
  • Allotment letter issued by the CEE
  • Originals of all the uploaded documents
  • Any other documents as mentioned in Clause

Candidates in medical and allied fields include – engineering, architecture, B.Pharm, MBBS, BDS, ayurveda, homoeopathy,siddha, unani, agriculture, forestry, veterinary and fisheries.

The NTA has been established as a premier, specialist, autonomous and self-sustained testing organization to conduct entrance examinations for admission/fellowship in higher educational institutions. To assess competence of candidates for admissions and recruitment has always been a challenge in terms of matching with research based international standards, efficiency, transparency and error free delivery. The National Testing Agency is entrusted to address all such issues using best in every field, from test preparation, to test delivery and to test marking.

Objectives

  • To conduct efficient, transparent and international standards tests in order to assess the competency of candidates for admission, and recruitment purposes
  • To undertake research on educational, professional and testing systems to identify gaps in the knowledge systems and take steps for bridging them
  • To identify experts and institutions in setting examination questions
  • To produce and disseminate information and research on education and professional development standards

Functions

  • To identify partner institutions with adequate infrastructure from the existing schools and higher education institutions which would facilitate conduct of online examinations without adversely impacting their academic routine
  • To create a question bank for all subjects using the modern technique
  • To establish a strong R&D culture as well as a pool of experts in different aspects of testing
  • To help individual colleges and universities in the field of testing and to provide training and advisory services to the institutions in India. To provide quality testing services to the academic institutions in India
  • To develop a state of the art culture of testing in India by using domestic and international expertise
  • To collaborate with international organizations like ETS to achieve the same
  • To undertake any other examination that is entrusted to it by the Ministries/Departments of Government of India/State Governments
  • To undertake the reforms and training of school boards as well as other bodies where the testing standards should be comparable with the entrance examinations

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