Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical - KEAM Entrance Exam 2017

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KEAM Entrance Exam 2017

Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical  Entrance Examinations ( KEAM )  invites admission Application Engineering, Architecture, Medical,  Agriculture & Forestry, Veterinary & Fisheries programs for the academic session 2017 – 2018

KEAM 2017 Courses

This prospectus sets out the rules and regulations for selection and admission to the following professional degree courses conducted by the various authorities within the State of Kerala.

 KEAM 2017 Engineering Courses :

KEAM 2017 Architecture Course :

  • Bachelor of Architecture ( B.Arch. )

KEAM 2017  Medical Courses :

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery ( MBBS )
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery ( BDS )
  • Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery ( BAMS )
  • Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery ( BSMS )
  • Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery ( BHMS )
  • Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery ( BUMS )

KEAM 2017 Agriculture & Forestry Courses  :

  • Bachelor of Science-Agriculture BSc . ( Hons. ) Agri.
  • Bachelor of Science-Forestry BSc . ( Hons. ) Forestry

KEAM 2017 Veterinary Course :

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry ( BVSc. & AH )

KEAM 2017 Fisheries Course :

  • Bachelor of Fisheries Science ( BFSc. )

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KEAM 2017 Eligibility

Nativity :

Only Indian citizens are eligible for admission to Professional courses unless otherwise notified. Persons of Indian Origin ( PIO ) / Overseas Citizen of India ( OCI ) will also be treated at par with Indian citizens for the limited purpose of admission. However PIO / OCI candidates will not be eligible for any kind of reservation.

Candidates seeking admission to Professional courses will be categorised as Keralite, Non – Keralite Category I ( NK I ) and Non – Keralite Category II ( NK II ).

Keralite :

A candidate of Kerala origin will be categorised as a ‘Keralite’. Children of All India Service ( AIS ) officers ( Non – Keralites ) allotted to Kerala cadre are deemed to be ‘Keralites’ as per G.O. ( Rt ) No. 822 / 08 / H. Edn. dated 29th May, 2008. But they will not be eligible for Communal/Special/Persons with Disabilities reservation or any fee concession.

Non – Keralite Category I ( NK I ) :

A candidate who is not of Kerala origin but fulfils anyone of the following conditions will be categorised as ‘Non – Keralite Category I’( NK I ).

Non – Keralite Category II [ NK II ] : 

Candidates who do not come under ‘Keralite’ or ‘Non- Keralite Category I’ will be categorised as ‘Non-Keralite Category II‘. Such candidates are eligible for admission to Government seats and Management quota seats in Engineering courses in Government Controlled Self financing Colleges. However, the ‘Non-Keralite Category II’ ( NK II ) candidates will be considered for admission to the 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. ‘Non-Keralite Category II’ ( NK II ) candidates are also eligible for admission to Government Seats and Management Quota seats in Private Self Financing Engineering / Architecture Colleges, which will be notified separately. But they will not be eligible for Communal /  Special / Persons with Disabilities reservation or any fee concession. ‘Non-Keralite Category II’ ( NK II ) candidates are not eligible for admission to Medical and Allied Courses including MBBS / BDS and for admission to Government Engineering Colleges.

Note :

The following category of candidates will not be governed by Candidates to be admitted in respect of seats reserved for the nominees of Government of India, Administration of Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Administration, Jammu & Kashmir, candidates selected through the All India quota seats for MBBS / BDS courses and candidates sponsored under reciprocal quota by Govt. of Karnataka / Tamil Nadu.

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KEAM 2017 Educational Qualifications

I. Academic Qualifications for KEAM 2017

KEAM Medical & Allied Courses :

Kerala Engineering Courses :

[ Including B.Tech ( Agri. Engg. ) and B.Tech ( Food Engg. ) courses under the Kerala Agricultural University and B.Tech ( Dairy Sc. & Technology ) and B.Tech ( Food Technology ) courses under Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences University ].

(a) Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala, or Examinations recognized as equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Mathematics separately, and 50 % marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together are eligible for admission. However candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala, or Examinations recognized as equivalent thereto, with 45% marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together are eligible for admission under Management Quota in Private Self Financing Engineering Colleges / Government Controlled Self Financing Engineering Colleges.

In case, the candidate has not studied Chemistry, the marks obtained in Computer Science shall be considered. In case, the candidate has not studied Chemistry and Computer Science, the marks obtained in Biotechnology shall be considered. In case, the candidate has not studied Chemistry, Computer Science and Biotechnology, the marks obtained in Biology shall be considered. The marks as shown in the mark list of the Board of Examination obtained from the respective Higher Secondary Board shall be considered for academic eligibility.

Note :-

(b) Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala, or examinations recognised as equivalent thereto, with 50 % marks in Mathematics / Biology separately, and 50 % marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / Biology put together are eligible for admission to the seats reserved for Dairy Farm Instructors of Dairy Development Department for B.Tech. ( D.Sc. & Tech ). However, the candidates admitted to the course have to take a make – up course in Basic Mathematics ( 2+0 ) credits or Applied Biology ( 1+1 ) credit as the case may be.

Note :

Kerala Architecture Course :

(a) Minimum academic eligibility for admission to B.Arch. :

In addition to the academic eligibility prescribed under  (a), only those candidates who score the minimum eligibility marks as per the Information Brochure of National Aptitude Test in Architecture  ( NATA ) 2017 will be considered for admission to B. Arch. course. There is no relaxation in the minimum passing score of  NATA to any category of candidate as per letter No. CA / 5 / Academic – NATA dated 11th March, 2008. The candidates are advised to qualify in NATA on or before 10th June, 2017.

(c) There is no provision for lateral admission to the second year or at any stage during the 5 year course in Architecture.

4. Relaxation in marks :

For all the courses, candidates belonging to Socially and Educationally Backward Classes ( as per G.O. ( P ) No. 208 / 66 / Edn dated 2nd May, 1966, GO( MS ) No. 10 / 2014 / BCDD dated: 23rd May, 2014, GO ( P ) No. 1 / 2015 / BCDD dated: 1st Janurary, 2015 and amendments there of  ), will have a relaxation of 5% marks in the qualifying examination. They need only 45% marks in the case of Mathematics/Biology and 45% marks in the case of Mathematics / Biology, Physics and Chemistry put together. The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates need only a pass in the qualifying examination. However, for admission to MBBS / BDS courses, candidates belonging to SC / ST categories need 40% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Biotechnology put together in the qualifying examination. Candidates with Locomotory disability of lower limbs between 40% to 70% need only 45% marks in case of Biology / Biotechnology and 45% marks in case of optional subjects put together for admission to MBBS course ( as per the Guidelines of Medical Council of India ).

The candidates belonging to PD category will have a relaxation of 5 % marks in the qualifying examination for Engineering and Medical Allied Courses except for BDS. They need only 45% marks in the case of Mathematics/Biology and 45 % marks in the case of Mathematics / Biology, Physics and Chemistry put together. Provided that in cases where only grades are given for qualifying examination and marks are not mentioned, the grade covering 45% marks will be considered as criterion for eligibility. The relaxation in marks in the Qualifying Examinations available to SEBC and PD Candidates will not be applicable to the admissions under Management Quota in Private Self Financing Engineering Colleges / Government Controlled Self Financing Engineering Colleges. Biotechnology will not be considered for the courses for academic eligibility as specified  Optional subjects are the subjects specified for the respective courses.

The relaxation of marks in the qualifying examination extended to SEBC candidates only will be applicable to OEC candidates even if they are allotted against the unavailed seats of SC / ST quota.

KEAM 2017 Age Limit :

Applicants should have completed 17 years of age as on the 31st December, 2017. No relaxation in the minimum age will be allowed. There is no upper age limit for KEAM 2017.

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KEAM Seats Availability 2017

I. Types of Reservation in Government / Aided / KAU / KVASU / KUFOS Colleges : Out of the total seats available for the various courses, seats will be reserved for different categories.

1. Reservation for All India Quota for MBBS / BDS Courses : Fifteen percent of the total sanctioned seats in MBBS / BDS Courses in Government Medical / Dental Colleges in the State are set apart for the allotment of the candidates by the Director General of Health Services,
Government of India.

2. Reservation for Nominees : These are the seats set apart for the nominees of the Government of India, Union Territories or other States for the various courses.

3. Reservation for Persons with Disabilities : Leaving the seats , three percent of the seats available for the state for allotment from the Entrance rank lists, for all the courses in all the Government and Aided colleges are reserved for the candidates with disabilities.

4. Special Reservation : These are the seats reserved for certain specific categories, for different courses.

5. Mandatory Reservation : Leaving the seats set apart for All India Quota, Government of India Nominees, Special reservations, Persons with Disabilities and Management Quota, the remaining Government seats for each course in Government / Aided / KAU / KVASU / KUFOS Colleges will be distributed as per the mandatory reservation principle as contemplated in G.O. ( P)  208 / 66 / Edn. Dated 2nd May, 1966, G.O ( Ms )No.95/08/SCSTDD Dated 6th Octomber, 2008, GO( Ms )  No. 10 / 2014 / BCDD Dated 23rd May, 2014 and as modified from time to time.

The percentage break – up of seats as per mandatory reservation is as follows : 

S.No S.No Seats Details Percentage of Seats %
1 State Merit ( SM ) 60%
2 Socially and Educationally Backward Classes ( SEBC ) 30%
a Ezhava ( EZ ) 9%
b Muslim ( MU ) - 8%
c Other Backward Hindu ( BH ) 3%
d Latin Catholic and Anglo Indian ( LA ) 3%
e Dheevara and related communities ( DV ) 2%
f Viswakarma and related communities ( VK ) 2%
g Kusavan and related communities ( KN ) 1%
h Other Backward Christian ( BX ) 1%
i Kudumbi ( KU ) 1%
3 Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes 10%
a Scheduled Castes ( SC ) 8%
b Scheduled Tribes ( ST ) 2%

Note : As per GO( Ms ) No. 46 / 2015 / SCSTDD dated: 23rd June, 2015, the reservation pattern in Govt. Medical College, Palakkad ( Institute of Integrated Medical Sciences, Palakkad ) will be as follows: Scheduled Caste – 70%, Scheduled Tribe – 2%, General Merit – 13% and All India Quota- 15%.

Reservation of seats for Engineering Courses [ B.Tech. ] :

Reservation of seats for B.Arch. Course :

Reservation of seats for KEAM MBBS & BDS Courses :

a ) Reservation of seats under All India Quota : 

The seats reserved under All India Quota for MBBS and BDS Courses in Government Medical / Dental Colleges will be allotted by the Director General of Health Services, New Delhi, on the basis of the rank obtained in the NEET UG conducted by the CBSE, New Delhi.

b) Reservation of seats for Nominees :

Reservation of seats for BHMS Course : The number of seats reserved under nominees and special reservation categories.

Reservation of seats for BAMS Course : The number of seats reserved under nominees and special reservation categories.

Reservation of seats for Courses under the Kerala Agricultural University : 

[ BSc. ( Hons. ) Agri., BSc. (Hons.) Forestry, B.Tech. ( Agri. Engg. ), B.Tech. ( Food Engg. ) ],

Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences University : [ BVSc & AH, B.Tech. ( DSc. & Tech. ) and B.Tech ( Food Technology ) ],

Kerala University of Fisheries & Ocean Studies : BFSc, B.Tech ( Food Science & Technology ).

    • The number of seats reserved for the various special reservation categories.
    • The seats available for Agriculture, Veterinary and Fisheries courses will be filled only with the concerned category of candidates. If students are not available in the respective category, the seats will be filled from the General quota.
    • One seat is reserved for Jewish Community, for one of the courses on rotation basis in the order of BSc. ( Hons. ) Agri., BVSc & AH, BSc. ( Hons. ) Forestry, B.Tech. ( Agri. Engg. ) and B.Tech. ( DSc. & Tech. ). This year the seat is reserved for BVSc & AH Course. One seat is reserved for Jewish Community, for BFSc Course.
    • Types of reservation in Self financing Colleges : The reservation of seats in Self – financing Colleges run by institutions under Government control and Private Self-financing colleges will be notified separately.

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KEAM Online Application Form 2017

1. Submission of KEAM Online Application 2017

Online Submission of Application :

Online submission of application through the website www.cee.kerala.gov.in is required to apply for admission to all the courses ( MBBS, BDS, Other Medical & Allied courses, Engineering and Architecture ).

2. KEAM 2017 Application Fee

A candidate who does not belong to SC / ST communities will be treated as ‘General’ candidate for the collection of application fee.

Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical application fee for all candidates will be as follows :

ST candidates are exempted from payment of application fee.

Candidates choosing ‘Dubai’ as Examination Centre will have to remit an additional fee of  Rupee 12,000 /- by way of online payment. The additional fee can also be remitted by way of echalan, if payment is made inside India. Such candidates should give a local contact number, if available, in their application in the appropriate place. If the additional fee of  Rupee 12,000/- is not paid by the candidates, they will be allotted a centre within the country.

Candidates desirous of getting admission to Architecture Course and possessing the required minimum qualification mentioned will have to appear for the “National Aptitude Test in Architecture” ( NATA ), conducted by the Council of Architecture. They should appear for NATA in such a manner that they can submit their NATA score to the CEE as stipulated . The details will be notified separately. Candidates applying for the Engineering and / or Medical streams and opting for Architecture also will have to appear for the ‘National Aptitude Test in Architecture’, as mentioned above. The candidates are advised to qualify in NATA on or before 10th June, 2017.

Mode of  Payment of KEAM Application Fee 2017  :

Candidate can pay application fee in either of the two following methods :

Online Payment :

The fee may be paid by credit card / debit card / Internet Banking. On successful payment of fee, a Payment Confirmation Page will appear displaying the message ‘Transaction Successful’. If the payment is unsuccessful, the message ‘Transaction Unsuccessful’ will be displayed. Due to communication failure, if the outcome of the payment attempt is not displayed, the ‘Payment’ tab in the candidate’s home page should be checked to see if it has turned green.

If not, the transaction was unsuccessful and the payment needs to be made again and ensure that it’s successful. If the amount was debited from the account of the candidate for an unsuccessful transaction, the debited amount will be reverted to that account within 5-7 working days.

E-chalan :

In case of payment through e-chalan, the payment should be made in the selected branches of  State Bank of Travancore ( SBT ) in India or all Head  / Sub Post Offices in Kerala, in cash. The e-chalan generated from the website after online submission of the application should be handed over to the bank / post office, as the case may be, and after depositing the fee plus processing charge, as applicable, the counterfoil( Candidate’s copy ) of the e-chalan must be collected back from the bank / post office official.

It must be ensured that the bank / post office official has recorded the Payment ID pertaining to the payment on the counterfoil and put the office stamp and his / her initials at the designated places on the counterfoil. If the payment was successful, the ‘Payment’ tab in the candidate’s home page turns green. Candidates are advised to login to the website and examine the ‘Payment’ tab to make sure that the fee status has been updated by the bank / post office official. If the payment tab has not turned green, the candidate should immediately contact the concerned bank / post office and get the payment status updated. On successful Payment, the required entries in the application will be made automatically.

Note : The Application fee / additional fee once remitted will not be refunded under any circumstances.

Online submission of  KEAM 2017 Application

Step 1 : Candidate Registration :

This is a one time procedure. During the process, candidates will get a system generated Application Number. Candidates are requested to enter their own password when demanded. Preferably a strong password is recommended. It ensures the candidates’ safe online activities.

The requirements of a strong password are :

The candidate has to re – enter the password for confirmation.

There will be a Security question and candidates should provide an answer to it. For further login, candidates have to note down all the information provided during this stage.

Step 2 : Upload Images :

A recent passport size photograph of the candidate, Signature of the candidate and the left hand thumb impression of the candidate, all in jpeg format of given specifications are to be uploaded before proceeding to Step 3.

Step 3 : Filling up of Application :

All the basic information, required at the Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations are to be filled in at this step. Before filling the details, read the Prospectus carefully.

The data provided here will be used for processing the application. Any mistake in filling this sheet or providing false / incomplete / wrong information will affect the candidate’s eligibility for admission or claim for reservation under any category. It is obligatory that the candidate should fill all the items in the application.

If the application is filled completely, candidate can preview the details of the application before going to the Final Submission, by clicking the ‘Save & Preview’ button. After making it sure that all the information given are correct and true, click the ‘Final Submission’ button to submit the online application ultimately.

Step 4 : Payment of Application Fee :

At this step, the candidate has to make the payment of application fee by way of  Online Payment or by way of  e-chalan.

Step 5 : Print Application :

After payment of the Application Fee, Candidate should take a printout of the online submitted application. Candidates should get the Course Certificate and Nativity Certificate provided in the application.

Step 6 : Send the Printout of application and supporting documents to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations :

Affix a photograph of the applicant with 3.5 x 4.5 cm size same as the photograph uploaded on the online application duly attested by the Head of the Institution which he / she studied last or by a Gazetted Officer. The printout of the application and supporting documents / certificates  are to be sent to the Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations,

“5th Floor, Housing Board Buildings,
Santhi Nagar,
Thiruvananthapuram – 695 001.”

so as to reach the addressee on or before the last date specified for submission of application.

Applications should be complete in all respects. A candidate will be considered for the Entrance Examination or for admission, only if he/she has furnished the relevant certificates prescribed in the Prospectus, in proof of eligibility, or in support of any claim for reservation, under any category.

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KEAM 2017 Online Admit Card

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KEAM 2017 Syllabus

KEAM 2017 Results

KEAM 2017 Engineering  Entrance Exam Results has been declared

https://cee.kerala.gov.in/keam2017/main/index.php

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KEAM 2017 Important Dates

S.No Event Date
1 Online Application submission From 1st February, 2017 ( Wednesday )
2 Last date for submission of Online Application including Fee payment 27th February, 2017, 5 pm ( Monday )
3 Last date for receipt of Printout of Online Application along with supporting documents 28th February, 2017 ( Tuesday )
4 Downloading Online Admit Cards  From 10th April, 2017 ( Monday )
5 Date & Time of Engineering Entrance Examination: Physics & Chemistry ( Paper – I )                                                             24th April, 2017, 10 am to 12.30 pm
Mathematics ( Paper – II ) 25th April, 2017, 10 am to 12.30 pm
6 Venue of Examination As indicated in the Admit Card
7 Time Schedule for the Examination ( IST ) Engg Paper-I & Paper-II
Entry to the Examination Hall 9.30 am
Distribution of Question Booklet 9.55 am
Opening of the Question Booklet and Commencement of Examination 10.00 am
Latest entry to the Examination Hall 10.30 am
Conclusion of Examination 12.30 pm
8 Materials permitted in the examination hall Admit Card, Card Board/Clip Board, Ball-Point pens (with Black or Blue ink only)
9 Rough work All rough work are to be done in the Question Booklet only. The candidate shall not do any rough work or       put Stray Mark( s ) on the OMR answer sheet
10 Declaration of Results : Result of Engineering Entrance Examination : 18th May, 2017
Engineering, Architecture, MBBS / BDS, Medical & Allied and Ayurveda Rank lists           : 18th May, 2017
11 Centralised Allotment Process ( CAP – 2017 ) See Clause 11
12 Certificates / documents to be produced at the time of admission

  1. Admit Card issued by CEE.
  2. Certificate to prove Date of Birth.
  3. Original Mark List to prove academic eligibility.
  4. Pass Certificate ( if obtained ).
  5. Allotment letter issued by the CEE.
  6. Any other documents as mentioned

Contact Details

Government of Kerala,
Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations,
5th Floor, Housing Board Buildings, Santhi Nagar,
Thiruvananthapuram – 695 001,
Phone No. : 0471 – 2332120, 2338487,
Website : www.cee-kerala.org.

Useful Link 

Application Form : http://www.cee-kerala.org./index.php/login

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