KEAM 2020 Exam Pattern, Exam Date, Marking Scheme, Syllabus

KEAM 2020 Exam Pattern

KEAM Exam Pattern 2020 gives information about marking scheme, question paper type, paper mode and exam duration. The KEAM 2020 exam will be conducted by CEE (Commissioner of Entrance Examination). It is a state level examination. Through this exam, candidates will get admissions to students in engineering & pharmacy courses offered by different colleges and institutions of the Kerala state. Exam authority will not conduct any entrance examination for Medical, B. Arch and Allied Courses. Candidates can get admission in Architecture courses through NATA 2020 scores. For Medical courses candidates can get admission through NEET 2020 scores. Through this article, candidates can check information related to KEAM 2020 Exam Pattern.

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KEAM Exam Pattern 2020

The written exam of KEAM 2020 will be conducted on 20th & 21st April 2020. The complete exam pattern 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.
  • Language: The KEAM 2020 exam will be held in English language only. Instructions in the paper will be given in English language.
  • Exam Dates: The exam will be held on 20th & 21st April 2020.
  • Papers: Paper 1 will be for Physics & Chemistry and Paper 2 will be 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 will 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 will be conducted in pen and paper mode.
  • Duration: Total 150 minutes (2 ½ hours) will be provided to answer each paper.
  • 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.

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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 will be for 2½ hour (150 minutes).Each paper will consist of 120 questions.
Paper 2: Mathematics

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

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KEAM Syllabus 2020

KEAM 2020 Syllabus has been 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.

Candidates must check some important topics from the given section-

  • Physics syllabus consist topics like Gravitation, Waves, Electrostatics, Work, Energy and Power, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current, Atomic Nucleus etc.
  • Mathematics syllabus includes topic like Statics, Calculus, Algebra, Trigonometric, Geometry and much more.
  • Chemistry syllabus includes topics as Thermodynamics, Hydrocarbon, Solutions and States of Matter etc.

If you have any other queries related to KEAM Exam Pattern 2020, you can ask us by commenting below in the comment box.

Displaying 37 Comments
  1. arya m s says:

    for keam medical whether there will be biology, exam pattern of keam medical

  2. Hema says:

    Is 2 papers need to write for medical courses

  3. sandra says:

    sir, i want to apply for Bsc MLT or pharmacy courses .so is there is a need to select both the pharmacy course and medical allied course or only pharmacy course.i had already applied for NEET 2020,because in pharmacy course only physics and chemistry included there is no biology paper

  4. Sajith k n says:

    Normally how questions will be there in physics for keam

  5. Your Name...Elsa George Kurian says:

    Can I attend only paper 1 for Engineering as I have 97% for JEE.Will I get admission in any engineering college

  6. XXXYYYZZZ says:

    Will Paper-1 and Paper-2 for KEAM be on the same day?

  7. Durgha says:

    Is plus two mark submission is needed for Keam candidate who only attend paper 1?

  8. Anitha says:

    Is mark uploading is needed for keam who only attend paper 1?

  9. M.ali says:

    I am qualified in Keam2018. My CBSC result came two days back, when can i upload my marklist online.

  10. Gokul says:

    What is the minimum passing marks to be scored in keam to get into rank list

  11. Junuu says:

    I applied for both paper1&2 in keam 2018.but i didn’t want to attend paper2.can i attend only paper1 for pharmacy course?.

  12. Junu says:

    I applied for both paper1&2 in keam.but i didn’t want to attend paper 2.can i attend only paper for pharmacy course?

  13. Jiya says:

    Is KEAM exam is for engineering/pharmacy only?
    Is medical aspirants want to write the EXAM?

  14. saheera says:

    How can I get keam guide in mobile version.

  15. Adeeba says:

    For those who applied only for medical&pharmacy,there is only the paper1(physics&chemistry)and not biology?

  16. ratna kumar says:

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

  17. 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….

  18. Laiju Jacob says:

    details of admission examination centres.

  19. 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?

  20. ASWATHY SAJI says:


  21. 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?

  22. sachin says:

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

  23. GANESHAN says:

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

  24. NISU says:

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

  25. NISU says:


  26. Shajil K says:

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

  27. 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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