KEAM Exam Pattern 2018, Exam Date, Marking Scheme, Syllabus

KEAM Exam Pattern 2018KEAM exam pattern 2018 gives information about marking scheme, question paper type, paper mode and exam duration. The KEAM 2018 exam is conducted by CEE (Commissioner of Entrance Examination). It is a state level examination. Through this exam, candidates can get admissions to students in engineering & pharmacy courses offered by different colleges and institutions of the Kerala state. Through this article, candidates can check information related to KEAM 2018 Exam Pattern.

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KEAM Exam Pattern 2018

The written exam of KEAM 2018 will be conducted on 23rd & 24th April 2018. The exam pattern complete details are mentioned below:

  • Course: KEAM will be conducted for admission to engineering courses and pharmacy.
  • Number of Papers: There will be 2 papers for engineering.
  • Exam Dates: The exam will be held on 23rd April 2018 (Paper 1) & 24th April 2018 (Paper 2).
  • Papers: Paper 1 is for Physics & Chemistry and Paper 2 is for Mathematics.
  • Number of Questions:  There will be total 120 questions in each paper of engineering.
  • Question Paper Type: This exam will contain objective type questions. Total five optional answers will be provided for each question like (A, B, C, D or E), candidates have to choose the correct option only.
  • Subjects: For engineering, paper-1 will consist of Physics and Chemistry while paper-2 will be of Mathematics.
  • Mode of Exam: OMR answer sheet will be provided to answer the questions. The exam is conducted in pen and paper mode.
  • Duration: Total 150 minutes (2 ½ hours) will be provided to answer each paper (10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
  • Total Marks: The exam will contain maximum 480 marks.
  • Marking Scheme: 4 marks will be provided in response to every correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted from the total score for each incorrect answer. For un-attempted questions, no marks will be deducted, but in case of multiple answers, it will lead to the negative marking. Candidates are suggested to attempt only those questions, for which they are sure that they are correct.

Here in the table given below, we have mentioned the exam pattern of KEAM:

StreamPapers and SubjectsDurationNumber of Questions
For EngineeringPaper 1: Physics and ChemistryEach paper is for 2½ hour (150 minutes).Each paper has 120 questions.
Paper 2: Mathematics

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

KEAM Syllabus 2018

KEAM 2018 Syllabus is prescribed by the Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE). It is comprised of Higher Secondary (10+2) or equivalent examinations. The syllabus of KEAM consists of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics. Before exam preparation, candidates should know complete details about given subject syllabus.

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  1. ratna kumar says:

    i was born in kerala but completed my schooling 1st to 12th in andhara pradesh .how can i apply to keam

  2. Sheena says:

    I was born in Rajasthan but completed my studies up to 12th in kerala.previous year my nativity was not proven in keam i have given my pass out results of 10th and 12th also….what should i to do to prove my nativity….

  3. Laiju Jacob says:

    details of admission examination centres.

  4. sir how is the ranking system in keam engineering??? says:

    I wan’t to join in the top 5 colleges in what should me my marks in both entrance and plus two?

  5. ASWATHY SAJI says:


  6. Mike says:

    I’ve a doubt,will this years(2017) KEAM rank depend on my 12th grade marks?like will they take 50% from 12th grade marks?

  7. sachin says:

    I am preparing for medical entrance can I eligible for kaam, is there is option for biology instead of maths

  8. GANESHAN says:

    I am a Defence pensionerdrawing from SBI.. how can I produce income certificate..please advise

  9. NISU says:

    I couldn’t find any list of selected post offices in bangalore or kerala. So please help me by enlisting it.

  10. NISU says:


  11. Shajil K says:

    Is there any prescribed format for Course Certificate and Nativity Certificate for KEAM 2016.

  12. Siraj K C says:

    In onlineApplication of JEE I can found a mistake in photograph. Can I change it ?
    Pleas help me
    I am waiting for your reply.
    Thank you

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