Kerala (KEAM) B.Arch Admissions 2020 (Phase 2 Allotment Rescheduled) - Dates, Rank List, Eligibility, Application Form, Counselling Process

Abhik Das
Abhik DasPublished On: October 16, 2020 | KEAM

B.Arch admission process of Kerala, also known as KEAM B.Arch admission process, is done on the basis of the NATA exam scores obtained by the applicants. The KEAM phase 2 allotment process has been re-scheduled!

Kerala/KEAM B.Arch Admission Process

Kerala B.Arch admission process is also famously known as the KEAM B.Arch admission process through which admission into the prestigious 5-year undergraduate Architecture programmes is offered to the B.Arch aspirants in the state. Although the B.Arch admission process of Kerala is called the KEAM B.Arch admission process yet the aspirants do not have to appear in any separate entrance exam to get admission into their desired programme. NATA qualified candidates are eligible to apply for Kerala B.Arch admissions and the shortlisting of the candidates is done on the basis of both NATA scores and previous qualifying exam scores.

Latest Update - KEAM Phase 2 allotment process has been rescheduled. Visit the official CEE, Kerala website to know more! 

The Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE) Kerala, who is the officiating body of the Kerala B.Arch admission process, prepares a merit list based on the NATA and 10+2 (qualifying exam) scores of the applicants followed by the seat allotment process through a centralised online counselling process. B.Arch aspirants from both Kerala and outside Kerala can apply for admission through this process. 

The Kerala B.Arch admission application process for 2020 or KEAM B.Arch 2020 application process was restarted on the 14th of September and it closed on 18th September 2020 at 16:00 HRS. Interested candidates applied for B.Arch admission in Kerala through the official website of CEE, Kerala. 

Candidates looking out for the detailed KEAM B.Arch admission process or Kerala B.Arch admission process should read this article very carefully where they will find out all the important details like dates, the application process, eligibility criteria, selection process etc. 

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Highlights of KEAM/Kerala B.Arch Admissions 2020

The table below contains all the important information related to the KEAM/Kerala B.Arch admissions 2020 in a tabular format - 

Admission Officiating Body

Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala

Name of the Admission Process 

KEAM B.Arch Admission Process or Kerala B.Arch Admission Process

Entrance Exam Scores Accepted


Application Process


Seat Allocation Process

Through a Centralised Online Counselling Process

Counselling Mode


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Important Dates of KEAM/Kerala B.Arch Admission 2020

All the dates regarding KEAM/Kerala B.Arch admissions 2020 can be found from the table below - 

Beginning of Online Application Process

01st February 2020 onwards

Re-release of the online application forms

14th September 2020 onwards

Last Date to Apply for KEAM B.Arch Admission 2020

18th September 2020 (till 4 PM)

Last Date to Upload NATA and Qualifying Exam Marks for Rank List Preparation26th September 2020 (Over)

Rank list publishing date

To be Announced

Beginning of Centralised Counselling for Seat allocation

To be Announced

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KEAM/Kerala B.Arch Admission 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The detailed eligibility criteria for Kerala/KEAM B.Arch admission 2020 have been provided below - 



Nativity Eligibility

  • Applicants must be a citizen of India

  • OCI/PIO applicants are also eligible to apply

  • Wards of All India Service (AIS) officers posted in Kerala are also eligible to apply

Age Eligibility

The minimum age of the applicants should be 17 years or more on the 31st of December 2020

Academic Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be 10+2 qualified from any recognised Board and must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects at the 10+2 level

  • Applicants should have secured at least 50% in both PCM subjects combined and overall

  • 10+3 diploma qualified candidates who have studied Mathematics compulsorily at the qualifying exam level are also eligible to apply

Entrance Exam Scores Accepted

For B. Arch admission in Kerala, the applicants must have appeared in the NATA exam and must have secured at least the minimum qualifying marks

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KEAM/Kerala B.Arch Admission 2020 Application Form

The 2020 Kerala B.Arch admission application form was first released in the month of February and was again reopened on the 14th of September for those who could not apply earlier. The application process concluded on 18th September 2020 at 4 PM. The KEAM/Kerala B.Arch admission application process 2020 has been explained below - 




Step 1


The applicants have to visit the official website of CEE, Kerala and click on the “KEAM 2020 New Application” tab. Then, the applicants will be asked to provide some basic personal details such as their name, mobile number, email address, date of birth etc and will be asked to choose a password for themselves. Then, the applicants have to click in the “Register” button to complete their registrations for B.Arch admission in Kerala. The applicants have to note down their application number for future use

Step 2

Application Form Filling

In this step, the candidates have to provide their personal, contact and academic details along with the course in which they are seeking admission. After providing all the necessary details, the candidates have to click on the “Proceed” tab to move on to the next step

Step 3

Application Fee Payment

In this step, the candidates have to use one of the available payment methods to submit their Kerala/KEAM B.Arch admission application form fee

Step 4

Documents Uploading 

In this step, the candidates have to upload all their important documents (scanned copies) such as their recent photographs and signatures as per the mentioned specifications

Step 5

Save Submitted Application Form

After the final submission of the Kerala B.Arch admission application form, the candidates have to take out a copy of the same for themselves which will prove its worth in the subsequent stages of the admission process

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KEAM/Kerala B.Arch Admission 2020 Application Fee

The application fee for the KEAM/Kerala B.Arch admission process 2020 category-wise has been provided in the table below - 

Category of Applicants

Application Fee (In INR)






N/A (exempted from application fee)

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Documents Required While Applying for KEAM/Kerala B.Arch Admission 2020

The applicants must have these following documents handy with them while filling up the online application form for B.Arch admission in Kerala - 

  • Age proof certificate

  • Certificate of Nativity

  • Certificate of Community (if applicable)

  • Special reservation certificates (if applicable)

  • Minority reservation/NRI certificate (if applicable)

  • Certificate of income (for EWS category candidates)

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KEAM/Kerala B.Arch Admission 2020 Rank List

The Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE) Kerala releases a rank list based on the performance of the candidates in their previous qualifying examinations and NATA examination for B.Arch admission in Kerala. Equal weighatge is given to the 10+2 and NATA exam scores during the preparation of the rank list. With the help of the KEAM/Kerala B.Arch admission rank list, the seat allocation procedure takes place. CEE Kerala releases both common and category-wise rank lists on its official website. 

KEAM/Kerala B.Arch Admission 2020 Counselling Process

The counselling process for KEAM/Kerala B.Arch admissions 2020 will be conducted in online mode by CEE, Kerala. Through the counselling process, the eligible candidates are offered admission into the 5-year B.Arch programme in various Architecture institutions in Kerala. The allocation of seats to the candidates who appear in the counselling process is done through the online centralised allotment process, also known as CAP by CEE, Kerala. The B.Arch admission counselling process is divided into the following stages - 

  1. Registration - The candidates have to go to the official website of CEE Kerala and click on the “KEAM 2020 Candidate Portal” and enter their candidate credentials like application number and password for logging in

  2. Going to “Options Registration Page” - In the candidate portal, they will find the “Option registration” tab where they will find the list of colleges offering B.Arch programme. They have to choose “n” number of colleges where they wish to pursue B.Arch from in decreasing order of preference

  3. Save the Registered Options - After entering their options, the candidates have to click on the “Save” button so that they do not lose the data which they have already provided. They must also keep hitting on the “Save” button after regular intervals to avoid losing out on their already entered options. The candidates must keep in mind that they will be allocated seats as per their chosen options

  4. Viewing of Options and Printing of Options - The candidates have to click on the “View Options” tab to find out their options. The candidates will also be given the option to make changes in their options before the final submission. Once, the candidates are satisfied, they have to hit on the “Final Submission” tab to submit their options. Then, they have to log themselves out of the candidate portal

KEAM/Kerala B.Arch Admission 2020 Seat Allotment Process

CEE Kerala will first conduct a mock allotment round to help the candidates acclimatise to the seat allocation process of KEAM/Kerala B.Arch admission 2020. The candidates will also have the option to make changes in their options list after the result for the mock seat allotment is released. Then, the real seat allocation process will begin and the candidates will be allocated seats as per their preference they have provided in the options list. Once the candidates are allocated seats, they have to collect/download their seat allotment letters and contact/visit the colleges for the confirmation of their admission. The candidates have to be ready with all their important documents and certificates along with the Kerala B.Arch admission fee to confirm their admission. 

Documents Required During Kerala/KEAM B.Arch Admission 2020 Verification Process

The candidates must have the following documents during the admission confirmation stage ready with them - 

  • Scorecard of NATA 2020

  • Seat allotment letter/memo

  • Fee receipt

  • Date of birth proof

  • Class XIIth certificates and marksheet

  • Transfer certificate 

  • Certificate of conduct (from the last institution attended)

  • Certificate of Fitness

List of Top B.Arch Colleges in India and Fee Structure

This section contains the name of those reputed B.Arch colleges in India where the aspirants can get admission without any entrance exam score. The fee structure for the following colleges have also been mentioned alongside them - 

Name of the College/Institution

Average Course Fee (In INR)

LNCT University, Bhopal

80,000/- per annum

Parul University, Gujarat

96,600/- per annum

Mody University, Sikar

1,77,000/- per annum

Centurion University of Technology and Management, Bhubaneswar


Accurate Institute of Management and Technology, Greater Noida


KL University, Guntur

2,25,000/- per annum

Amity University, Gurgaon

2,18,000/- per annum

Sree Sastha Group of Institutions, Chennai

90,000/- per annum

Aurora’s Design Institute, Telangana

70,000/- per annum

NIMS University, Jaipur

63,000/- per annum

If the candidates wish to apply for B.Arch studies in these top B.Arch institutions in India, they can easily do so with our Common Application Form. The candidates, if they have any queries, can visit our Q&A zone and post their questions there or speak to one of our counsellors at our student toll-free helpline number - 18005729877!

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Who is responsible for conducting the B.Arch admission process in Kerala state?

The Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Kerala is responsible for conducting the B.Arch admission process in the state of Kerala.

Has the rank list for Kerala B.Arch admission 2020 been released?

No. the rank list for Kerala B.Arch admission 2020 has not been released yet.

What is the application fee for ST candidates applying for Kerala B.Arch admissions?

There is no application fee for ST candidates of Kerala applying for B.Arch admissions through the KEAM B.Arch admission process.

What is the minimum age to apply for KEAM B.Arch admission process?

The minimum age to apply for the KEAM B.Arch admission process is 17 years on 31st December of the year of applying.

When was the last date to apply for Kerala B.Arch admission process 2020?

The last date to apply for the B.Arch admission process of Kerala state was 18 September 2020.


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