KEAM 2018: CEE Kerala, Correction, Admit Card, Exam Dates, Syllabus

keam-2018KEAM 2018 Application Form can be submitted till 31st March 2018. It is a state level entrance exam which is conducted by the Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Kerala. This exam is conducted in various cities of the country. After clearing this exam, candidates can get admission in various streams of engineering courses. For admission in medical and allied heath science courses including agriculture candidate must qualify the NEET exam and for architecture course, candidates have to clear the NATA exam. Through this article, students can check details regarding KEAM 2018 including application form, exam dates, eligibility, etc.

Application Form Exam Dates  Eligibility

Exam Pattern FAQs

KEAM 2018 Notification – Admit Card Release on 10th April

KEAM 2018 Admit Card will be released on 10th April 2018.Check here for admit card details.

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Note: The CEE will conduct Entrance Examination for admission to Engineering Courses only. However, candidates seeking admission to B.Pharm course shall have to appear for and qualify in Paper-I (Physics & Chemistry) of the Engineering Entrance Examination. 

KEAM 2018 Application Form has been closed now. The last date for receiving printout application with supporting documents is 31st March 2018.Check here for application form details.

KEAM 2018 Notice regarding last date of application submission has been released.Click here to check notice.

The admission into Medical & Allied courses (MBBS /BDS /Ayurveda /Homoeo /Siddha/Unanni, etc.) is done through NEET UG.Check here for NEET UG details & applying.

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KEAM 2018 Entrance Examination for engineering courses will be organized on 23rd April & 24th April 2018.Click here for exam dates.

KEAM 2018 Nativity/Domicile Criteria in the state of Kerala and Eligibility for NRI Quota in UG and PG Medical/Dental Courses has been released. Click here for details.

KEAM 2018 MBBS Admission Time Schedule has been released.Click here for details.

KEAM 2018 Notice regarding Course addition facility has been released.Click here to check notice.

Candidates, those pay the application fee, but failed to select required course can add such course (Engineering/Pharmacy/Medical/Architecture) now. Candidates who have failed to pay the fee, they can pay the fee now. These facilities can be used latest by 3rd March 2018 (5:00 PM).Click here to select course & fee payment.

Courses Offered

  • Engineering Courses: B.Tech [including B.Tech. (Agriculture Engineering/Food Engineering & Technology/Dairy Technology/Food Technology)]
  • Medical Courses: MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, BSMS, BUMS.
  • Allied Courses: B.Sc (Hons.) Agriculture, B.Sc (Hons.) Forestry, BVSc. & AH, BFSc.
  • Architecture Course: B.Arch.
  • Pharmacy Course: B.Pharm.

KEAM 2018 Exam Date

The official KEAM 2018 exam date is given here. Other dates will be released soon:

EventsDate (Announced)
Starting of selling security card along with prospectus1st February 2018
application form release1st February 2018
Last date to apply online28th February 2018
Last date for receipt of Printout of Online Application along with supporting documents31st March 2018
Admit card announced10th April 2018
Exam Date
Paper 1 (Physics & Chemistry)23rd April 2018 (10:00 AM to 12:30 PM)
Paper 2 (Mathematics)24th April 2018 (10:00 AM to 12:30 PM)
Result of Engineering Entrance ExaminationOn or before 25th May 2018
Declaration of Rank ListsOn or before 20th June 2018

KEAM Admit Card 2018

KEAM Hall Ticket 2018 will be provided by online mode through the website. Candidates can get the admit card on 10th April 2018. Candidates will be required to enter their date of birth and application number for downloading the admit card. Admit card will not be sent by post to any candidate. The personal details of candidate and details of exam venue, exam time, exam date, etc, will be mentioned in the admit card.

KEAM Exam Pattern

The exam pattern details are given here:

  • Mode: The examination will be conducted in pen & paper based mode.
  • No. of papers: The exam will be held in two papers.
  • Duration: Total duration is 5 hours, i.e. two and half hour for each paper.
  • Types of question: The question paper will be consist of objective type questions.
  • No. of questions: Each paper will contain 120 Questions.
  • Marking Scheme: Four marks will be awarded for the correct response.
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
PaperSubjectNo. of QuestionsMarking SchemeTotal Time
Paper IChemistry & Physics1201 x 4=4802+1/2 hour
Paper IIMathematics1201 x 4=4802+1/2 hour

Note: Candidates applying for admission to B.Pharm Course will have to write Paper-I (Physics & Chemistry) of the Engineering Entrance Examination.

KEAM Syllabus

  • The Syllabus will have various topics from subjects like physics, chemistry and mathematics subjects.
  • The standard of the examination will be of 10+2 or equivalent exam.
  • Students should prepare from the above-mentioned topics for the exam.
  • Candidates are suggested that questions are not based on NCERT textbook and any other textbook.

How to Prepare for KEAM

  • Make a study timetable and follow it strictly.
  • Know your syllabus to the depth and prepare according to the syllabus.
  • Candidates can also check the previous year’s paper to know the exam pattern and type of questions asked in the examination.
  • Follow the good books and study materials for preparations.
  • Take a healthy diet and proper sleep during the preparations.

KEAM 2019

KEAM 2019 examination will be managed by the Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Kerala. This exam is conducted for admission into engineering courses. It is a state level examination. The admission into MBBS, BDS, BSMS, BHMS, BUMS, Forestry, Agricultural, Fisheries and Veterinary courses in Kerala state will be done through NEET.

FAQ’s (Most Asked Question)

Answer: The application form was released from 1st February 2018.
Answer: The application form along with brochure only available through online mode.
Answer:  A candidate must have completed the 17 years of age as on or before 31st December 2018.
Answer: Application fee can be paid by online mode and by Demand Draft (DD).
Answer: The application fee was Rs. 700/- for General and Rs. 300/- for SC for engineering/pharmacy/both. There was no application fee for ST candidates.
Answer: The syllabus is comprised of subjects like Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics.
Answer: Yes, 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Answer: You can check the exam pattern from the above given section.

Answer: No, KEAM exam will be conducted for admission in engineering & pharmacy courses only. The admission into medical course will be done on the basis of NEET.

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Check Here – KEAM 2018 More FAQs.

KEAM Answer Key

KEAM 2018 Answer Key will be published after the few days of examination. Candidates can check the answer key through the website. With the help of answer key, candidate can verify their answers. For any complaints regarding the answer key, candidates have to pay Rs. 100/- per question before the last date. The fee can be paid through DD drawn in the favor of CEE, payable at Thiruvananthapuram.

KEAM Result

KEAM result 2018 will be announced on or before 25th May 2018. Candidates can view their results via online mode through the website. A separate merit list will be prepared for all the courses on the basis of marks secured by the candidate. Merit list will be prepared on the basis of 50:50 criteria, i.e. 50% for marks obtained in the KEAM exam and 50% for marks scored in the qualifying exam. The rank list for all the courses will be issued on or before 20th June 2018.

KEAM Rank Predictor

Admission in engineering courses will be done on the basis of rank scored by the candidates in KEAM entrance exam. On the basis of final merit list the KEAM rank card will be maintained. Candidates can predict their rank with the help of rank predictor.


The reservation of seats as per the categories are given below:

State Merit (SM)60%
Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC)
Ezhava (EZ)9%
Muslim (MU)8%
Other Backward Hindu (BH)3%
Latin Catholic and Anglo Indian (LA)3%
Dheevara and related communities (DV)2%
Viswakarma and related communities (VK)2%
Kusavan and related communities (KN)1%
Other Backward Christian (BX)1%
Kudumbi (KU)1%
Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes
Scheduled Castes (SC)8%
Scheduled Tribes (ST)2%

KEAM 2018 Counselling

KEAM Admission Process will be started after the release of merit list. The process of seats allocation will be made by Centralized Allotment Process (CAP). It will be done through the Single Window System (SWS). In the counselling process, candidates have to fill the stream/colleges of their choices and lock the choices. Seats will be allotted to candidates as per the merit list, filled choices & availability of seats in colleges. After the process of seat allotment, students are needed to appear at their allotted college to complete admission process.

KEAM Application Form 2018

  • KEAM Registration 2018 has been done by online mode.
  • Applicants can avail the application form from 1st February 2018.
  • Candidates, those want to apply for medical, allied, pharmacy, engineering & architecture course, they all have to fill KEAM application.
  • Applicants are advised to do not fill more than one application form.
  • Fill all the required details on the application form carefully.
  • Candidates have to upload their scanned photo, left hand thumb impression and signature in the prescribed format.
  • Correction not allowed after the form submission.
  • Candidates are required to send the printed & filled application form along with required documents till 31st March 2018 to the address mentioned below:

The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations,
5th Floor, Housing Board Buildings,
Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram-695001

Application Fee:

  • Application fee can be paid either through credit card/debit card/Internet Banking or by the Demand Draft (DD).
  • In case of payment through e-challan, the payment should be  made in all Head/Sub Post Offices in Kerala, in cash.
  • The DD should be drawn from a Nationalized/Scheduled Bank, in favour of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, payable at Thiruvananthapuram.
  • The application fee for Engineering only/ B.Pharm only/both is Rs. 700/- for General and Rs. 300/- for SC.
  • There is no application fee for ST candidates.
Check Here – How to Fill KEAM 2018 Application Form.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants have to check their eligibility criteria for the courses they are applying:


  • Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply.
  • Persons of Indian Origins (PIO)/Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) can also apply for the examination.
  • Students belong to Kerala state are categorized as Keralite, Non-Keralite category I and Non-Keralite Category II.

Age Eligibility:

  • Minimum Age: Candidates must complete their age of 17 years as or on 31st December of the year of admission.
  • Maximum Age: There is no upper age limit.

Qualification Eligibility:

  • Qualification: Candidates seeking admission in engineering courses must have passed 12th or equivalent exam from any recognized board.
  • Percentage: Candidate must have obtained minimum 50% marks in PCM subjects. It is necessary to score 50% marks in mathematics individually.
  • Appearing Candidates: Students appearing in the Higher Secondary examination are also eligible to apply.

If you have any query regarding KEAM 2018, you can leave your query below in the comment box.

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    Is there any specific date or time to correct the mistakes happened at the time of filling and submitting application and found out later?.

  2. Muhammed Sinan Sap says:

    i have forgetten application number

  3. Athulya Raj says:

    When correction of keam medical allied courses 2018 begin

  4. pranav says:

    i have enclosed the documents attested by the gazetted officer, but cee had instructed to forward the documents, attested by myself. would it cause any problem?

  5. Nasla says:

    I have send my application to cee office.How can I know whether it has reached there?

  6. Aneena kuriachan says:

    For getting admission for engineering,how much minimum that we needed?

  7. Varghese Babu says:

    Is there any exams like KEAM medical for Karnataka and Tamil Nadu states?
    Orelse how to register there for mbbs

  8. Catherine Augustin says:

    Is there any problem for that attending engineering and medical and allied course pharmacy same day

  9. Alvy Sabu says:

    Can i apply for keam after the last date?

  10. Shincy says:

    Unfortunately I missed my physics practical exam
    So I want to know that
    Should I can attend the this (keam)exam

  11. Adwaitha Sasidharan says:

    What is the new course fee for MBBS in Kerala self financing colleges for the year 2018-2019

  12. Chintha says:

    I didn’t send course certificate to cee of keam. Is course certificate needed. What can I do now? Is it possible to resend it?

  13. divya says:

    i dont know my username and password bu i know my application no. how can i know about furthur details of my profile

  14. Sreelal S says:

    I belong to general category, should I submit income certificate?
    Is proof of nativity compulsory or is it ok to submit my sslc copy/birth certificate copy??

  15. Govind holsumbre says:

    What is non keralite cat I
    And non keralite cat II

  16. Thara angel says:

    “If i appeared for keam 2018 then am i eligible for pharm D in an government college (merit based)?!”

  17. PTjoseph says:

    When is the last date to submit the printouts to the commissioner for entrance examination?(keam2018)

  18. Adharsh Sivan says:

    i enclosed my old nativity certificate issued on 2016 , which i used for my higher secondary admission and it is newly generated on date 22-02-2018. is it necessary for me to take a new nativity certificate. since as per my sslc book and other details , i am a keralite.

  19. Arun says:

    Can i fill second language as English in Course certificate of KEAM 2018 Application

  20. Aarathy.c.ravi says:

    What are the list of documents to be sent in post

  21. Nourin says:

    I want to know the application will be rejected or not

  22. Jilitta Jibi says:

    My name Jilitta Jibi.
    In KEAM application form, should i need to give option for allied courses to get entered in the rank list of B.Sc Agriculture and B.Sc Forestry.

  23. shabnam says:

    i want to know the application will be rejected or not,

    if the uploaded photo is color ,white background,taken by professional studio,jpg format,correct pixel & size except a name and date below the photo?

  24. VMP says:

    I have send required documents to CEE..but red colour in the website does not turn green…how would i know whether the request is accepted???

  25. Nafeesath says:

    Is it necessary to write paper 2 of engineering entrance for pharmacy course

  26. Dijo cs says:

    NAtivitty certificat at compulsory in keam application

  27. ANSEN ANTONY says:

    I am a reservation category student of OBC,do I required to submit the original certificate(proof of OBC) along with the otherforms to commissioner of examination. Or is it okay I can submit the copy of OBC certificate for KEAM 2018.
    Please advice me at the earliest on my given email.
    Thanking you.

  28. Salwa says:

    For medical preferred students when biology exam??

  29. Arun says:

    I participated in NCC in high school level and i got certificate .i want to know whether i can apply in Ncc quota or not ,for keam

  30. Dileep says:

    i have uploaded my photo with blue background…can i register Again

  31. Damodar.R says:

    I have applied on line for KEAM 2018 and took print out as advised and submitted on the drop box in the CEE office in Trivandrum.
    I have not recieved any mail regarding the acceptance of my can i check whether any corrections are required or not

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