KEAM 2024: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern
KEAM 2024 Exam will be conducted in last week of June 2024. KEAM stands for Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Entrance Examination. It is state-level entrance exam conducted by Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE). Admission is provided to the various college/ universities in the state of Kerala through KEAM. This exam is conducted to provide admission into various UG courses such as Engineering/ Architecture/ Pharmacy/ Medical & allied sciences. Based on the scores of NEET and NATA, the admission will be given into medical and architecture courses. In this article, we have provided the complete details related to KEAM 2024 exam such as important dates, application form, eligibility criteria etc.
KEAM 2024 Highlight
|Exam Name||Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Exam (KEAM)|
|Conducting body||Commissioner for Entrance Examination (CEE), Kerala|
|Exam level||State Level exam|
|Mode of Application||Online mode|
|Exam Mode||Offline (Paper-based test)|
|Category||Professional Degree courses|
KEAM 2024 Exam Dates
Given below are the tentative KEAM exam dates for 2024 session:
|Events||Dates 2024 (Tentative)|
|Online registration begins||1st week of April 2024|
|Last date to register||2nd week of May 2024|
|Correction Facility||3rd week of May 2024|
|Admit card availability||2nd week of June 2024|
|Entrance exam date||4th week of June 2024|
|Final answer key release date||July 2024|
|Result declaration||4th week of July 2024|
|Rank card release||2nd week of August 2024|
|Counselling process begins||September 2024|
KEAM 2024 Application Form
Candidates must check KEAM 2024 application form details in the given below section:
- The KEAM 2024 application form will be available through online mode. No offline mode will be made available by the authority.
- The registration process for KEAM 2024 will start from first week of April 2024.
- Candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria before filling out the application form.
- At the time of registration, candidates must first enter their required details such as name, father’s name, mother name, etc. in the form.
- Candidates must also upload the scanned copies of recent passport size photograph and signature.
- The application correction facility will be also provided by the authority from third week of May 2024.
- The last date to submit the registration form will be second week of May 2024.
- Candidates will be required to keep the hardcopy of the application form for future references.
- Candidates can submit the application fee through online or offline mode.
- The fee can be submitted through different payment gateways such as Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking or E-challan.
- The submitted fee is non-refundable under any circumstances.
The application fee for KEAM 2024 exam is as follows:
|Courses||General candidates||SC candidates||ST candidates|
|Architecture/ Medical & Allied/ Both||Rs. 500/-||Rs. 200/-||Nil|
|Engineering/ B.Pharm/ Both||Rs. 700/-||Rs. 300/-||Nil|
|All of the above||Rs. 900/-||Rs. 400/-||Nil|
How to Apply for KEAM 2024:
- Step – 1: Visit the website of KEAM 2024.
- Step – 2: Click on the “Registration” link, the new page will open.
- Step – 3: For registration, enter the details such as name, date of birth, mobile number, email address, etc.
- Step – 4: After completing the registration, fill the application form with personal and education details.
- Step – 5: Now click on the “Save and Preview” to proceed.
- Step – 6: Submit the application fee through online or e-challan method.
- Step – 7: Upload the requisite documents such as photograph and signature.
- Step – 8: Preview the details and submit the application form.
- Step – 9: Take a printout of the confirmation page for further use.
KEAM 2024 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must check following KEAM eligibility norms before applying:
- Nationality: Only Indian Citizens will be able to apply for the exam.
- Qualification: Applying candidates must have qualified with 12th level examination to be eligible for KEAM.
- Age Criteria: Applicants minimum age must be 17 years on or before 31st December 2024.
- Mandatory Subject: Applying candidate must have Physics, Mathematics (PCM) as mandatory subjects along with Chemistry as optional subject to be eligible.
- Percentage: Candidates in above subjects together must have secured minimum of 45% marks to be eligible.
- Appearing: Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam in year 2024 will be also eligible to apply for exam.
For Architecture Course:
- Qualification: To be eligible, one must have qualified with 12th level examination OR must have passed 10+3 diploma exam with Mathematics.
- Subjects: Candidates must have passed with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) as a mandatory subjects.
- Marks: The candidates must have secured minimum 50% aggregate marks in above subjects.
- Score: The valid scorecard of NATA is also required in addition to above qualification.
KEAM 2024 Exam Pattern
The KEAM exam pattern 2024 is described below:
- Mode of Exam: The KEAM 2024 exam will be conducted via offline mode.
- Sections: The question paper will be divided into two parts as Physics & Chemistry (Paper 1) and Mathematics (Paper 2).
- Duration: The exam duration will be of 2 hours and 30 minutes for each paper.
- Type of Question: The Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) will be asked.
- Number of Questions: Total 120 questions will be asked in question paper.
- Marking Scheme: For every right answer, 4 marks will be awarded.
- Negative Marking: For every incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted.
|Papers||Subject||No. of questions||Total marks|
|Paper 1||Physics & Chemistry||120||480|
KEAM 2024 Syllabus
The KEAM syllabus 2024 will be based on the curriculum of class 11th and 12th only. Candidates must go through the given below section to know syllabus for various subjects.
- Mathematics: Algebra, Trigonometry, Statistics, Geometry, and Calculus.
- Physics: Units and Measurements, Gravitation, Motion in One Dimension, Motion In Two & Three Dimensions, Laws Of Motion, Waves, Mechanics Of Solids & Fluids, Dual Nature Of Matter, And Radiations, Atomic Nucleus, Electromagnetic Induction, And Alternating Current, etc.
- Chemistry: Basic Concepts and Atomic Structure, States Of Matter, Periodic Properties Of Elements And Hydrogen, Thermodynamics, Chemical Equilibrium, Redox Reactions And Electrochemistry, Surface Chemistry, etc.
Following are the preparation tips for KEAM examination:
- Make a proper study schedule and follow it.
- Give proper attention to all the subjects.
- Firstly, go through the complete syllabus and exam pattern of KEAM 2024.
- Try to solve previous year’s papers to get an idea about the type of questions asked in the exam.
- To maintain a concentration, take a break in between the studies.
- Maintain a healthy lifestyle & focus on study.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
KEAM 2024 Admit Card
The KEAM 2024 admit card will be released by the authority in second week of June 2024. The admit card will be released through online mode only on the website. No candidate will receive any admit card via post or offline mode.
To download the KEAM hall ticket, candidates will be required to use their login credentials such as application number and date of birth in the online portal. Candidates are advised to keep the hardcopy of it for the day of examination.
KEAM 2024 Answer Key
The KEAM answer key 2024 will be published through online mode by the authority. The answer key will be released in July 2024. Only appeared candidates will be able to access it. With the help of answer key, candidates will be able to assume their marks even before the result declaration.
The answer key will be released in the form of PDF. It will consist of correct answers to every asked question in the entrance examination. The authority will also provide the facility to raise the objection against the answer key by paying processing charge.
KEAM 2024 Result
The KEAM 2024 result will be released along with the release of merit list on the website by online mode. In the fourth week of July 2024, the result will be declared by the authority.
Candidates will be required to enter their login details to download the KEAM results. The authority will prepare the result on the basis of the final answer key. Candidates needs to take the printout of the result for further usage in counselling procedure.
KEAM 2024 Rank List
The KEAM 2024 rank list will be published in the second week of August 2024 by the authority. Candidates will be able to check the list through online mode.
The rank list of KEAM 2024 will be announced for Engineering, Architecture, MBBS/ BDS, Medical & Allied and Ayurveda courses on the website.
KEAM 2024 Cut off
The KEAM 2024 cut off will be published after the announcement of results through online mode. Qualified candidates will get admission as per the rank they have scored in the KEAM entrance exam.
On the basis of the KEAM cut off marks, the authority will prepare a merit list. The admission will be given to the candidates on the basis of the rank list. For general category candidates, 50% cut off will be there and 40% for SEBC/ ST/ SC candidates.
KEAM 2024 Counselling
The counselling process of KEAM 2024 or centralized procedure will be processed through single window system (SWS). Only shortlisted candidates will be able to participate in the counselling procedure.
In the month of September 2024, the KEAM counselling procedure will be started by the authority. The candidates will be required to fill in their choices of colleges at the time of counselling. On the basis of merit list the allotment of seat will be done.
- Government Engineering College, Painavu, Ldukki
- Government Engineering College, Kozhikode
- Government Engineering College, Kannur
- Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Pampady, Kottayam
- Government Engineering College, Sreekrishnapuram, Palakkad
- Government Engineering College, Trissur
- Government Engineering College, Barton Hill, Thiruvanthapram
- College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram
- Government Engineering College, Mananthavady, Wayanad
- College of Engineering, Adoor, Pathanamthitta
- College of Engineering, Pallippuram, Cherthala
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