KEAM 2024 Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme, Syllabus – Know Here

KEAM 2024 Exam PatternKEAM Exam Pattern 2024 gives information about marking scheme, question paper type, paper mode and exam duration. The KEAM exam is 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 2024 scores. For Medical courses candidates can get admission through NEET 2024 scores. Through this article, candidates can check information related to KEAM Exam Pattern 2024.

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KEAM Exam Pattern 2024

Here, we have mentioned the complete details regarding KEAM 2024 Exam pattern including some other important details.

  • Number of Papers: There will be 2 papers for engineering.
  • Language: The KEAM 2024 exam will be held in English language only. Instructions in the paper will be given in English language.
  • 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.

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 2024

KEAM 2024 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.

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 2024, you can ask us by commenting below in the comment box.


  1. I have been applied for keam exam for engineering and pharmacy.But I am not interested in engineering. Is there any problem when I won’t write math keam exam?

  2. Sir,I had applied keam only for pharmacy and not for engineering.Can I attend only paper 1 for pharmacy course???

  3. I’m seeking admission to bsc is there any need of writing keam 2020 or just applying for it?

    1. Candidates applying for admission to Pharmacy Course will have to write Paper-I (Physics & Chemistry) of the Engineering Entrance Examination.

  4. Sir,
    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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