KEAM 2024: Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical entrance examination (KEAM)is an entrance exam which is conducted by the Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE). This exam is conducted every year to provide admission to interested students into various participating colleges/ universities in the state of Kerala. Eligible and qualifying candidates are then provided admission into various UG courses such as Engineering/ Architecture/ Pharmacy/ Medical and allied sciences at various government, private, and self-financed colleges throughout Kerala. The KEAM 2024 Exam will be held on 17th May 2024 across the exam centres allotted. Check this article to know the details regarding the KEAM 2024 entrance examination such as the application form, eligibility criteria etc.

KEAM Exam 2024

The Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE) will release the KEAM 2024 Exam notification along with the application forms online at cee.kerala.gov.in. The notification pdf discusses the KEAM 2024 exam syllabus, exam pattern, etc. As per the short notice released earlier, the KEAM 2024 exam is scheduled to be held on May 17, 2024. The candidates willing to pursue the Programmes offered through the KEAM exam must keep an eye on the official notifications and updates. The link to download the KEAM 2024 Exam Notification Brochure has been provided in this article. 

KEAM Exam 2024 Overview

KEAM Exam 2024 is conducted in offline mode. As per reports, 167 recognized institutes will be participating in KEAM 2024 exam. The exam is held once in a year and all the exam formalities are carried out in online mode. Candidates are recommended to keep checking the KEAM 2024 exam official website to keep themselves updated with all the latest events.

KEAM Exam 2024 Overview
Exam conducting bodyCommissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE)
Full FormKerala Engineering Architecture Medical Entrance examination
Exam LevelState Level Entrance Exam
FrequencyOnce in a year
Mode of examOnline
Mode of ApplicationOffline (Paper-based test)
Duration of exam2 hours and 30 minutes
LanguageEnglish
Total marks960
Courses offeredUG programmes such as engineering, architecture, pharmacy, medicine, and allied sciences. 
Official Websitewww.cee.kerala.gov.in

KEAM 2024 Exam Date

The KEAM 2024 Exam Date will soon be announced by the official authorities on their official website www.cee.kerala.gov.in. The candidates willing to pursue UG engineering/medical/architecture courses from the institutes of Kerala must strategize their preparations as per the exam dates. The KEAM 2024 exam will be held on May 17, 2024 in two sessions for Papers 1 and 2. The first session will be conducted from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm and the second session will be conducted from 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm. The students who are successful in qualifying for the exam will then further be shortlisted for the admission process.

KEAM 2024 Important Dates

With the conclusion of the KEAM 2024 Registrations, students must take note of the exam date and strategize their preparations accordingly. Candidates are advised to complete all the exam formalities much before the deadlines to avoid the last-minute rush. The candidates must keep checking all the Important dates of the KEAM 2024 exam which will also be mentioned in the table below as soon as it is released.

KEAM 2024 Exam Important Dates
KEAM 2024 Registration DateMarch 2024
KEAM 2024 Registration last dateApril 2024
Last date to submit online supporting documentsApril 2024
KEAM Admit Card 2024 May 2024
KEAM 2024 Exam Date 

Paper I (Physics & Chemistry)- May 17, 2024 (10 am to 12.30 pm)

Paper II (Mathematics)- May 17, 2024 (2.30 pm to 5 pm)

KEAM Answer Key 2024 May 2024
KEAM 2024 Result DeclarationJuly 2024
Counselling process beginsJuly 2024

KEAM 2024 Application Form

The KEAM 2024 application form will be released by CEE Kerala on March 2024 at their official website. The KEAM 2024 application form will be made available at cee.kerala.gov.in. Candidates willing to pursue Engineering, Architecture, and Medical courses from Kerala must register for the KEAM 2024 exam on the official web portal. However, the KEAM 2024 registration process will soon start. Candidates who are willing to appear for the entrance exam will have to fill out the KEAM application form before the last date. The KEAM 2024 application form will comprise of various steps such as registration, form filling, uploading documents, and fee payment. 

KEAM 2024 Application Fee

The final step towards KEAM 2024 application form filling requires payment of application fees. The application fee can be submitted either through or offline mode. The KEAM 2024 Application fee in online mode can be paid via debit/credit card or net banking. For the offline payment, candidates can pay though E-challan in cash at designated Post offices in Kerala. Candidates must note that the KEAM 2024 Application fee is non-refundable under any circumstance. The amount to be paid by different category of students have been tabularized below-

KEAM 2024 Application Fee  
CoursesGeneral candidatesSC candidatesST candidates
Architecture/ Medical & Allied/ BothRs. 500/-Rs. 200/- Nil
Engineering/ BPharm/ BothRs. 700/-Rs. 300/- Nil
All of the aboveRs. 900/-Rs. 400/- Nil

Steps to apply for KEAM 2024 Exam

The detailed process of KEAM 2024 application form filling has been mentioned in steps for the convenience of the candidates. The candidates are advised to keep all the required documents and application fees handy, before starting to fill KEAM 2024 application form.

Step 1- Visit the official website of KEAM 2024 at cee.kerala.gov.in.

Step 2- Look for the “Registration” link. and click on it.

Step 3- Candidates will have to enter personal details like name, date of birth, active mobile number and a registered email address.

Step 4- Once the registration is completed, candidates will receive the login credentials such as login ID and password over the registered email address and mobile number.

Step 5- Candidates will then have to log in with the allotted credentials to fill KEAM application form 2024.

Step 6- Course selection and exam centre selection have to be done along with all other necessary details.

Step 7- Upload the photograph of the candidate and signature in the prescribed format.

Step 8- After filling out the form candidate will have to click “Save and Preview”.

Step 9- Pay the application fee through online payment or e-challan.

Step 10- Print the application form for future reference.

KEAM 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for KEAM 2024 have been prescribed by CEE Kerala. The candidates failing to comply with the various parameters set by the authorities for the candidates applying for the state-level common entrance test, will not be permitted to appear for the KEAM 2024 exam. The KEAM 2024 eligibility criteria will be based on various parameters such as Nationality, Qualification, Age criteria, and marks. The minimum eligibility criteria to appear for the exam is possessing a valid pass certificate in the class 12 examination. KEAM 2024 Eligibility criteria is different for architecture from rest of the courses.

KEAM 2024 Eligibility Criteria for Engineering, Pharmacy, Medicine, and Allied Sciences

The KEAM 2024 Eligibility Criteria for Engineering, Pharmacy, Medicine and Allied Sciences have been tabulated below-

KEAM 2024 Eligibility Criteria for Engineering, Pharmacy, Medicine, and Allied Sciences
Nationality
  1. The applicant must be an Indian national and permanent resident.
  2. OCI (Overseas Citizens of India) and PIO (Persons of Indian Origin) candidates are also eligible to apply.
QualificationCandidates must pass 12th from Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala or equivalent.
Age CriteriaThe candidate’s minimum age should be 17 years on or before 31st December 2024. There will be no upper age limit for Engineering, Architecture, and B.Pharm Courses.
MarksCandidate must score minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/ Biotechnology.

KEAM 2024 Eligibility Criteria for Architecture

KEAM 2024 Eligibility Criteria for architecture have been given below for the candidates willing to pursue Architecture.

KEAM 2024 Eligibility Criteria for Architecture
QualificationCandidate must pass 12th level or equivalent from any recognized board.
Subject
  1. Candidate must pass with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics as compulsory subject.
  2. Candidates having 10+3 diploma in any stream with Mathematics as compulsory subject are also eligible to apply for exam.
MarksCandidate must score minimum 50% aggregate marks in each subject.
ScoreA valid NATA score card will also be required. Students must get qualified in NATA on or before 30th June 2024.

KEAM 2024 Exam Pattern

The CEE Kerala will release the KEAM 2024 Exam Pattern along with the notification brochure. The KEAM 2024 Exam will be conducted in offline mode only. The Exam pattern will help the students strategize their preparations in the right direction. The KEAM 2024 exam pattern will contain the details of the type and pattern of questions to be asked in the upcoming exam. There will be a total of 120 questions carrying 480 marks in both papers.

  1. The paper will be divided into two parts Paper-1 Physics & Chemistry and Paper-2 Mathematics.
  2. The exam duration of the exam for each paper will be of 2 hours and 30 minutes.
  3. The exam will be of Objective type with Multiple Choice Questions.
  4. For every correct answer 4 marks will be given and for every incorrect response, 1 mark will be deducted.
KEAM 2024 Exam Pattern  
PapersSubjectNo. of questionsTotal marks
Paper 1Physics & Chemistry120480
Paper 2Mathematics120480

KEAM 2024 Exam Syllabus

KEAM Syllabus 2024 will be released by official authorities for all three subjects – Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics. As mentioned earlier, the KEAM 2024 entrance test will be held in two shifts for two papers -I and II. Candidates must prepare for the exam by referring to the KEAM 2024 Syllabus to have better scope in excelling. Candidates. The KEAM 2024 Syllabus will be entirely based on the class 11th and 12th curriculum.

KEAM 2024 Exam Syllabus
Physics
  1. Units and Measurements
  2. Gravitation
  3. Motion in One Dimension
  4. Motion In Two & Three Dimensions
  5. Laws Of Motion
  6. Waves
  7. Mechanics Of Solids & Fluids
  8. Dual Nature Of Matter And Radiations
  9. Atomic Nucleus
  10. Electromagnetic Induction
  11. Alternating Current, etc.
Chemistry
  1. Basic Concepts and Atomic Structure
  2. States Of Matter
  3. Periodic Properties Of Elements And Hydrogen
  4. Thermodynamics
  5. Chemical Equilibrium
  6. Redox Reactions And Electrochemistry
  7. Surface Chemistry, etc.
Maths
  1. Algebra
  2. Trigonometry
  3. Statistics
  4. Geometry
  5. Calculus.
KEAM 2024: FAQs

Ans. The KEAM 2024 exam will going to be conducted on May 17, 2024 (Tentative).

Ans. Yes, the candidates will get the correction facility to correct their misses made on the KEAM 2024 Application form.

Ans. Yes, The exam authorities will provide the KEAM 2024 Application form correction facility for the candidates.

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