Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical (KEAM) 2024

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Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical (KEAM) is a series of entrance exams for admission to various professional degree courses in the Indian state of Kerala. It is organized by the Kerala Government’s Bureau of the Commissioner of Entrance Exams.

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Candidates who pass KEAM must then participate in the CEE’s centralized admission process (CAP). Medical, agriculture, forestry, veterinary, fisheries, architecture, and pharmacy courses will also be available through CAP.

KEAM 2024 Highlights

Full Exam NameKerala Engineering Architecture Medical 
Short Exam NameKEAM 2024
Conducting BodyKerala Government’s Bureau of the Commissioner of Entrance Exams
Frequency of Conduct
Exam LevelState 
Application Fees Rs. 850/-
No. of papersPhysics, Chemistry and Mathematics
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOffline, Pen-And-Paper Based 
Mode of CounsellingOffline
Exam FeesEngineering only/ B. Pharm only/both – INR 700 for GenEngineering only/ B. Pharm only/both – INR 300 for SCArchitecture only/Medical & Allied only/both – INR 500 for GenApplying for all courses –  INR 900 for GenApplying for all courses –  INR 400 for SCThe exam fee is NIL for ST candidates
Exam DurationPaper I – 2.5 hrsPaper II – 2.5 hrsTotal – 5 hrs
Total Questions120
Official Website
Email ID

KEAM 2024 Important Dates

Online Application SubmissionFrom 27.03.2024 (Wednesday) Until 17.04.2024, 05.00 PM (Wednesday)This is the window to submit your online application and fee payment.
Last Date for Online Submission of Supporting Documents24.04.2024 (Wednesday)Submit any required supporting documents online by this deadline.
Downloading Online Admit CardsFrom 20.05.2024 (Monday)Download your admit card for the exam during this period.
Dates of Engineering Entrance Examination01.06.2024 to 09.06.2024The engineering entrance exam will be held over these dates. Your specific exam date and session will be on your admit card.

Time Schedule for the Examination (IST)

SessionSession 1
Reporting to the Examination Center07.00 AM
Entry to the Examination Hall08.15 AM
Mock Test08.45 AM – 08.50 AM
Last Entry to the Examination Hall09.00 AM
Examination Starts09.00 AM
End of Examination12.00 PM

Declaration of Results

Specfics Details
Result of Engineering Entrance ExaminationOn or before 20.06.2024
Rank lists of EngineeringOn or before 20.07.2024

KEAM (2024) Syllabus

MathematicsAlgebra TrigonometryGeometry StatisticsCalculus  
ChemistrySome Basic Concepts Of ChemistryStructure Of Atom Classification Of Elements And Periodicity In PropertiesChemical Bonding And Molecular StructureStates Of Matter: Gases , Liquids And Solids ThermodynamicsEquilibriumRedox Reactions And ElectrochemistrySolutions Chemical Kinetics  Surface Chemistry Hydrogen And S- Block Elements (Alkali And Alkaline Earth Metals P-Block Elements D And F Block ElementsCoordination Compounds General Principles And Processes Of Isolation Of ElementOrganic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles And TechniquesHydrocarbonsHaloalkanes And Haloarenes Alcohols, Phenols And EthersAldehydes, Ketones And Carboxylic AcidsOrganic Compounds Containing Nitrogen  BiomoleculesPolymersChemistry In Everyday Life Environmental Chemistry 
PhysicsPhysical World And Measurement Kinematics  Laws Of Motion Work, Energy And PowerMotion Of System Of Particles And Rigid BodyGravitation Properties Of Bulk Matter  Thermodynamics Behaviour Of Perfect Gas And Kinetic Theory Oscillations And WaveElectrostaticsCurrent Electricity Magnetic Effects Of Current And Magnetism Electromagnetic Induction And Alternating CurrentsElectromagnetic Waves Optics Dual Nature Of Matter And Radiation  Atoms And Nuclei Electronic Devices Communication Systems  

KEAM 2024 Exam Pattern

Mode of examOffline
Language of examEnglish and Assamese
No. of Papers2
Duration of exam3 hours
Type of questionsMultiple choice type
Total number of questions120
Marking schemeCorrect answer: +4Incorrect answer: -1

KEAM Exam Fees

CoursesFor open category For  ST/SC
Engineering only/ B. Pharm only/bothRs. 700/-Rs. 300/-
Architecture only/Medical & Allied only/bothRs. 500/- Rs. 200/-
All coursesRs. 900/-Rs. 400/-

KEAM Eligibility

The authority has established various parameters for eligible candidates for the state-level common entrance test eligibility criteria. Candidates who fail to comply will be barred from taking the KEAM 2024 exam.

The KEAM 2024 eligibility criteria would be determined by the following parameters: age, KEAM streamwise eligibility, nationality, and KEAM native criteria.

A valid pass certificate in the class 12 examination is the minimum eligibility criteria for appearing in KEAM. Candidates who are OCI (Overseas Citizens of India) or PIO (Persons of Indian Origin) are also eligible to apply

For Nationality 

Unless otherwise specified, only Indian citizens are eligible for professional courses. The Overseas Citizen of India Cardholder (including PIO cardholder) is eligible for admission only against any Non-Resident Indian seat or supernumerary seat, but not against any seat reserved exclusively for Indian citizens.

Keralite:  A candidate of Kerala origin will be classified as a ‘Keralite’ and they will not, however, be eligible for communal/special/people with disabilities reservations or fee concessions.

For Academics

  • Candidates who have successfully completed the Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala, or Examinations recognized as equivalent thereunder, with Physics and Mathematics as core subjects and Chemistry as one of the optional subjects and at least 45% marks in the above subjects combined are eligible for admission.
  • If the candidate has also not studied Chemistry, the marks obtained in Computer Science will be taken into account.

Age requirement

  • Only those candidates are eligible to appear for the entrance exam who have completed 17 years of age as on December 31, 2023. Candidates shall not be awarded any relaxation in the minimum age requirement. There is no upper age limit to apply for KEAM 2023.

Application Procedure for KEAM 2024

Online Submission of Application: Online submission of application through the website is required to apply for admission to all the courses

Steps To Fill Up the KEAM Application form


Registration for the application can be done through the website for admission to all the courses, and it is a one-time procedure. During the process, candidates will get a system-generated Application Number. Candidates are requested to enter their own password when demanded.

Fill Application:

At this step, all of the basic information required by the Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations must be filled in.

Application Fee 

At this step, the applicant must pay the application fee either online or through an e-challan.

Upload Images & Certificates

A recent passport-size photograph of the candidate and his or her signature, both in jpeg format and meeting the specified specifications, must be uploaded. Furthermore, all certificates and documents supporting the various claims made in the applications must be uploaded. Nativity proof, as specified, and proof of date of birth are required.

Print Application Acknowledgement Page

Following completion of the preceding step, the candidate should print the application acknowledgement page from the online application for future reference. A candidate will be considered for the entrance examination or admission only if he or she has provided the relevant certificates as proof of eligibility or in support of any claim for reservation, under any category.

KEAM 2024 Counseling

Candidates whose names appear in the CEE rank list after the announcement of KEAM results can participate in the KEAM counseling process. The KEAM counseling process consists of three rounds with one mop-up round. Applicants are assigned seats through KEAM counseling according to their preferences and seat availability in a particular institution and course. The centralized admission process for KEAM 2024 is referred to as counseling.

The Single Window System (SWS) will be used to distribute allotments to the various courses and colleges in the Engineering/Architecture/Pharmacy/Medical streams in the state. This is an ‘Allotments through Online Submission of Options’ system. The willingness of a qualified candidate is one of the options.

Seats in Government/Aided/KAU/KVASU/KUFOS/Govt Cost-sharing/Private Self-Financing/Autonomous Colleges to be allotted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations are included in the CAP and are done in accordance with the allotment provisions.

Document Required to uploaded

(a) Nativity proof (Mandatory)

(b) A relevant page of the SSLC or equivalent certificate demonstrating the date of birth (Mandatory)

(c) In order to receive weightage/reservation, the following students must upload the course certificate, duly filled out with the signature and seal of the Head of the Institution:

  • Students in their final year of Plus Two who studied Sanskrit as a second language.
  • Students in their final year of VHSE (Livestock Management), HSE (Dairy Farmer Entrepreneur course), HSE (Small Poultry Farmer course), and HSE (as per NSQF Agri. stream).
  • Candidates who have already completed the above Plus-two/VHSE course must upload the qualifying examination mark list.

(d) Certificate of Non-Creamy Layer for State Government Education Purposes

(e) In the case of SC/ST candidates, a community certificate from the Tahsildar

(f) Certificates to support any claim for a special reservation

(g) Inter-Caste marriage certificate from the Tahsildar concerned

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the full form of Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Entrance Exam (KEAM) ?

A. Kerala Engineering, Agricultural and Medical Entrance Exam is the abbreviation for Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Entrance Exam (KEAM).

Q. What is the official website for KEAM 2023?

A. The official website for KEAM 2023 will be

Q. When will the KEAM 2023 application process begin?

A. The KEAM 2023 application process will begin in the first week of February 2023.

Q. In which mode KEAM 2023 examination will be conducted?

A. KEAM 2023 will conduct in Pen-and-Paper mode.

Q. How many questions will there be in each paper of the KEAM 2023 exam?

A. There will be 240 questions in total, divided into two sets of 120 questions for Paper I (Physics and Chemistry) and Paper II (Mathematics).

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