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KEAM 2023 - Exam Dates, Eligibility, Registration, Pattern, Latest Updates

Updated By Mahima Bahl on 17 Oct, 2022 19:23

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About KEAM 2023

CEE, Kerala will release the official notification regarding KEAM 2023 in January 2023. Along with the official notification, KEAM 2023 exam dates will also be made available on the official website of CEE Kerala. Keeping in view the previous years admissions, the KEAM exam 2023 is likely to be held in the last week of April 2023. For which, the KEAM application form 2023 is expected to be available on the official website of CEE, Kerala from the first week of April. Candidates interested in applying for Kerala Engineering, Architecture, and Medical should check the KEAM eligibility criteria 2023. 

The The KEAM 2023 application correction window will be opened by the CEE (Commissioner of Entrance Examination), Kerala to rectify all mistakes and defects on the application form. Candidates that have any problems with the application can go to the official website, www.cee.kerala.gov.in, to fix any mistakes. When the application dashboard appears, users may check all the information and make any necessary modifications. All applicants who will submit the KEAM 2023 application incorrectly or who wish to change their address, phone number, and other information may use the rectification service.

The KEAM 2023 syllabus is based on 10+2 level Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The syllabus of KEAM will be available for download on the official website of CEE. Candidates who will successfully complete their KEAM 2023 registration process will be issued a KEAM admit card 2023. Candidates preparing for the exam should note that KEAM exam 2023 will be divided into two sections - Paper I and Paper-II. The Paper I KEAM 2023 exam comprises Physics and Chemistry questions and the second paper of the examination is Mathematics. 

, Physics and Chemistry (Paper Ⅰ), and Mathematics (paper Ⅱ). As per the exam pattern of KEAM 2023, there will be 120 objective-type questions of 4 marks in each paper. The total duration of KEAM 2023 will be 2:30 hours for each paper.

The result will be available in online mode and can be accessed by visiting KEAM 2023 official website, cee.kerala.gov.in. Candidates will be able to view their KEAM Rank List for Engineering and Medical exams online at cee.kerala.gov.in. The counselling for KEAM 2023 will commence soon after.


About KEAM 

KEAM is a state-level entrance test for programs in engineering, agriculture, and medicine that is administered by the Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Kerala. KEAM is an offline test that is taken by around 1,50,000 to 2,00,000 students annually. Exam KEAM (Kerala Engineering, Agricultural and Medical) admission information for 2023 will also be available here. 

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KEAM Conducting Body

Every year, the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE) holds numerous Entrance Examinations and/or Allotment Processes for Admission to Professional Courses: Kerala Engineering Architecture and Medical (KEAM) programmes, three-year LLB, five-year LLB, LLM, BPharm (Lateral Entry), PG Ayurveda, PG Homoeo, PG Nursing, PG Medical, PG Dental, and PG Pharmacy Allotments are made using the Centralized Allotment Process's Single Window System (CAP)

Highlights of KEAM 2023

Admissions to various degrees will be evaluated using the KEAM entrance exam 2023. Candidates can refer to the table below for more information on KEAM 2023. 

ParticularsDetails
Conducting BodyCommissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE)
Courses OfferedAgriculture, Engineering and Pharmacy
Exam CategoryUG
Level of ExamState-level entrance exam
FrequencyAnnual
Mode of KEAM 2023 ExamPen-and-Paper Based (Offline)
Number of Papers

2 (Paper Ⅰ Physics and Chemistry and Paper Ⅱ Mathematics)

Type of QuestionsObjective Type
Total Questions240
Maximum Marks960
Total Duration of KEAM Exam 20232 hours and 30 Minutes (for each paper)
Negative MarkingYes

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Stages Involved in KEAM 2023 Exam

The KEAM entrance exam 2023 is divided into the following steps:

  1. Registration cum Online Application Process

  2. Submission of Offline KEAM application form phase

  3. KEAM 2023 Admit Card availability

  4. Conduct of KEAM (Part I and Part II) Exam

  5. Release of KEAM 2023 answer key

  6. Declaration of Result

  7. Announcement of KEAM rank list

  8. Commencement of KEAM counselling procedure 2023

  9. Allotment of seats to eligible candidates

KEAM 2023 Exam Dates

In order to prepare well in advance for KEAM 2022 exam, candidates must be aware about the dates pertaining to the examination. CEE will publish the KEAM 2023 exam date at cee.kerala.gov.in.  The KEAM exam date 2023 includes the timetable for the KEAM exam 2023. Candidates can check the KEAM 2022 important dates from the table below -

Events

Tentative Dates

KEAM notification 2023 release date

January 2023

KEAM 2023 Application Form Release Date

First week of February 2023

Last Date of KEAM Registration 2023

Last week of February 2023

Correction window facility

Last week of February 2023

KEAM 2023 admit card date

Second week of April 2023

KEAM Exam Date 2023

Last week of April 2023

KEAM Provisional Answer key 2023 release date

First week of May 2023

Objections against provisional answer key

Second week of May 2023

Final KEAM 2023 Answer key release date

Third week of May 2023

KEAM Result 2023 date

Last week of May 2023

KEAM 2023 Counselling date

Second week of June 2023

KEAM Seat allotment 2023

First week of July 2023

Reporting to the designated centres for seat acceptance

Second week of July 2023

Commencement of course

Last week of July 2023/First week of August 2023

KEAM 2023 Eligibility Criteria

CEE Kerala will publish the eligibility requirements for KEAM 2023, as well as an information booklet, on cee.kerala.gov.in during the first week of January 2023. The KEAM 2023 eligibility criteria explain the terms and conditions that candidates must achieve in order to be eligible for the KEAM and admission process.

Parameters

Details

Nationality

  • Candidates must be of Indian origin
  • Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/ Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) shall, nonetheless, be considered eligible for KEAM 2023. These candidates are ineligible for reservation

Domicile

Candidates must fall into one of three categories: Keralite, Non-Keralite Category I (NK I), or Non-Keralite Category II (NK II) (NK II). Candidates will be asked to produce specific documents to confirm their domicile.

Age Limit

  • Candidates must be at least 17 years old as of December 20, 2023, according to KEAM eligibility requirements 2023
  • There is no upper age limit

Educational Prerequisites

Should have passed the Higher Secondary Examination in Kerala or an equivalent exam with a minimum of 45% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

KEAM Requirements

Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 45% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. It is the Engineering KEAM qualifying marks. Chemistry is an elective course, whereas Physics and Mathematics are required.

KEAM 2023 Application Form

The KEAM 2023 application form will be available on the official website of CEE Kerala at cee.kerala.gov.in. Candidates interested in applying for Kerala Engineering, Architecture, and Medical should review the KEAM qualifying criteria on the official website.

To be qualified for Kerala Engineering, Architecture, and Medical, applicants must complete the KEAM application form before the deadline. The KEAM 2023 application process consists of registering, filling out an application form, uploading papers, and paying a fee. The KEAM rectification and course addition facilities will also be available on the official website. Candidates who wish to take the KEAM 2023 exam will be able to complete KEAM registration and gain admission to the leading colleges in Kerala for a variety of courses. Admissions to various degrees will be evaluated using the KEAM 2023. 

Steps to fill up the KEAM application form 2023

Fill up the KEAM 2023 application form using the following steps:

  1. Registration for KEAM: For KEAM registration 2023, go to the official website. To register, applicants must provide basic information such as their email address, phone number, and personal information. After successful registration, an email with the login ID and password credentials will be issued to the applicant email address.

Completing the KEAM application form: Candidates must re-enter the website using the login ID and password supplied to their email addresses. Following that, applicants must fill out the application form with personal, communication, educational, and other information.

  1. Fees: After completing the application form, candidates must pay the KEAM 2023 application cost to complete the application process. Fees can be paid by Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking, or e-Challan. Candidates from the ST category will not be required to pay any application fees.
  2. Uploading a Photo and a Signature: In the next step, upload the documents in the format indicated. Applicants must upload a scanned image of their portrait and signature, as well as other academic documents, to the KEAM application form.
  3. Submitting the application form: After completing all of the application form procedures, carefully examine all of the contents and submit the KEAM application form 2023.

KEAM 2023 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of KEAM 2023 will be released by the CEE Kerala in the information brochure. The exam pattern of KEAM 2023 exam is most likely to remain similar as the previous years. Candidates can check the KEAM exam pattern 2023 to know the mode of examination, duration of the paper and number of questions, among other details. These can be seen below.

Particulars

Details

Mode of Examination

Offline Mode (Pen and Paper based)

Duration of Exam

2 Hours 30 Minutes

Question Paper Type

Multiple Choice Questions

Total number of Questions 

120

Total Number of Paper

2 Papers:

  • Paper 1 - Physics and Chemistry
  • Paper 2 - Mathematics

Medium of examination

English only

Marking Scheme

  • +4 for every correct answer
  • -1 will be deducted for every wrong answer

KEAM Syllabus 2023

The syllabus of KEAM 2023 will be available on the CEE Kerala website. The KEAM 2023 syllabus includes a list of topics that applicants must cover. Before beginning KEAM preparation, applicants should review the KEAM test syllabus 2023 based on previous years data to determine which topics they should cover. Candidates can find the subject-wise syllabus  of the KEAM 2023 exam given below based on previous years exam.

SubjectsTopics

Physics

  • Atomic Nucleus
  • Waves

  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiations

  • Physical world and Measurement

  • Kinematics

  • Description of Motion in One Dimension

  • Description of Motion in Two and Three Dimensions

  • Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body Rotation

  • Gravitation

  • Mechanics of Solids and Fluids

  • Heat and Thermodynamics

  • Oscillations

  • Laws of Motion

  • Electrostatics

  • Current Electricity

  • Magnetic Effect of Current and Magnetism

  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current

  • Electromagnetic Waves

  • Optics

  • Work, Energy and Power

  • Solids and Semiconductor Devices

  • Principles of Communication

Chemistry
  • Basic Concepts & Atomic Structure: Laws of chemical combination, Atomic Structure.
  • Bonding & Molecular Structure

  • States of Matters: Gaseous state, Liquid State, Solid State.

  • Periodic Properties of Elements & Hydrogen: Classifications of Element & Hydrogen.

  • S-Block Elements & Principles of Metallurgy: Alkali metals, Alkaline earth metals, Principles of metallurgy.

  • P-Block Elements: General characteristics of p-block elements, Boron, Silica, Group 18 elements, xenon.

  • D- and F- Block Elements: d-Block elements, f-Block elements: Lanthanides & Actinides.

  • Thermodynamics: System and surrounding, First law of thermodynamics, second law of thermodynamics.

  • Chemical Equilibrium: Physical and chemical equilibria, Equilibria involving chemical systems, Concepts of acids and bases.

  • Solutions: Types of solutions, Colligative properties.

  • Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry: Oxidation and reduction, Faraday’s laws of electrolysis, Corrosion and its prevention.

  • Chemical Kinetics

  • Surface Chemistry

  • Co-ordination Compounds & Organometallic

  • Basic Principles, Purification & Characterization of Organic Compounds

  • Hydrocarbons: Alkanes and cycloalkanes, Alkenes and alkynes, Aromatic hydrocarbons.

  • Organic Reaction Mechanism: Electronic displacement in a covalent bond, Common types of organic reactions.

  • Stereochemistry

  • Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Halogens

  • Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen

  • Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Nitrogen

  • Polymers & Biomolecules

  • Environmental Chemistry & Chemistry in Everyday Life

Mathematics
  • Algebra: Sets, Relations, and Functions, Complex Number, Quadratic Equations, Sequences and Series, Permutations, Combinations, Binomial Theorem and Mathematical Induction, Matrices and Determinants, Linear Inequations, Mathematical Logic & Boolean Algebra.
  • Trigonometry: Trigonometry Functions & Inverse Trigonometry Functions
  • Geometry: Cartesian System of Rectangular Coordinates, Lines, and Family of lines, Circles and Family of circles, Conic sections, Vector, Three Dimensional Geometry.
  • Statistics: Statistics and probability.
  • Calculus: Functions, Limit & Continuity, Differentiation, Application of Derivatives, Indefinite Integrals, Definite Integrals, Differential Equations.

Also Read: KEAM 2023 Physics Syllabus and topic-wsie weightage

KEAM 2023 Exam Centres

The exam centres of KEAM 2023 entrance exam will be spread. Along with Indian exam centres, KEAM entrance exam 2023 will be conducted in one overseas centre i.e. Dubai. Here is the tentative list of some of the exam centres for KEAM 2023 -

KEAM 2023 Exam Centres (Expected)
New Delhi
Thrissur
Pathanamthitta
Malappuram
Kozhikode
Ernakulam
Wayanad
Thodupuzha
Mumbai
Palakkad
Kasaragod
Thiruvananthapuram
Kannur
Kollam
Kattappana
Dubai
Kottayam
Alappuzha

How to Prepare for KEAM 2023

To ace the KEAM examination, candidates must follow a preparation strategy that consists of all the important methods of preparation. The following points can be followed to optimize the preparation strategy for KEAM 2023

Understanding the KEAM syllabus & Exam Pattern

By checking the KEAM syllabus and exam pattern beforehand, the candidates will be able to plan their preparation timetable since they will know which topics are to be studied. After checking the syllabus and exam pattern, the candidates must create a personalized timetable according to the subjects and topics. The timetable should be created in such a way that it accommodates all of the topics and units that have to be studied for the KEAM 2023 exam. 

Create a timetable according to the chapters

The candidates must create a proper schedule to follow. This should consist of their syllabus, revision and more. The timetable should cover all the important points such as covering all the topics and subjects, preparing a time schedule for each subject.

Practice with Mock tests/Sample papers

KEAM Mock test 2023 are made after the real examination and hence are very useful for the preparation of the KEAM exam 2023. Since the mock tests give a preview of the real examination, candidates can be well prepared for the exam by solving these tests on a regular basis. KEAM sample papers are also similar to mock tests, and can be used to gain familiarity with the structure of the KEAM 2023 exam. 

Previous Year Question Papers

Solving KEAM Previous year question papers will help the candidates in understand the type of questions that will be asked in the paper and the important topics. Students will also be able to analyze which questions have been repeated over the years. Solving atleast 5-6 years question papers will be an added advantage in the preparation strategy.

Revision is important

Candidates are advised to give importance to revision in their KEAM 2023 exam preparation strategy. By creating revision notes, students can use this to clear their doubts during the. By revising whatever they have studied, the candidates will have fewer chances of forgetting whatever they had studied. The revision will also allow the candidates to go through whatever has already been studied so that the concepts and formulas remain fresh and strong during the examination.

KEAM Admit Card 2023

The KEAM 2023 admit card will be available online at cee.kerala.gov.in. Candidates must input their application number and password to download their KEAM 2023 admit card. KEAM hall ticket 2023 includes exam center information, KEAM exam date and time, and candidate personal information. To take the KEAM 2023 exam, candidates must first download the KEAM 2023 admit card.

The KEAM hall ticket 2023 is a vital document. When going to the exam center, candidates must have a printout of their KEAM 2023 admission card as well as identification.The KEAM hall ticket 2023 is a vital document. When going to the exam center, candidates must have a printout of their KEAM 2023 admission card as well as identification.


Steps to download KEAM Admit Card 2023

  • Step 1: Visit the official website - cee.kerala.gov.in/keamonline2023
  • Step 2: Enter your login details such as application number, date of birth and proceed to click on ‘Submit’
  • Step 3: The KEAM 2023 admit card will be displayed on the screen
  • Step 4: Download the admit card of KEAM exam 2023 for future reference
  • Step 5: The details printed on the hall ticket should be cross-checked and reported in case of any discrepencies.

Details Mentioned in KEAM hall ticket 2023

  • Candidate’s name
  • Signature of candidate
  • Exam centre
  • Reporting time
  • Scheduled exam time
  • Chosen subjects

Documents Required to carry along with KEAM 2023 Admit Card

Candidates must carry a valid photo Id proof along with KEAM Admit Card 2023 to the examination center

  • Driving License
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Voter ID
  • Any Photo ID proof issued by the a competent authority
  • Recent ID card issued by recognized college or university

KEAM Answer Key 2023

Post exam, the final KEAM 2023 answer key will be made available on the official website by the Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Kerala. Candidates will be able to view the final KEAM 2023 answer key in PDF format. Candidates will be able to file objections to the KEAM answer key before the deadline. Aspirants can check the correct answers to the KEAM exam 2023 using the KEAM answer key 2023.

Response sheet of KEAM 2023

The response sheet of KEAM 2023 is the OMR sheet of the candidate. The KEAM 2023 response sheet will be published along with the KEAM Answer Key 2023. Candidates can calculate their probable score before the release of the KEAM result by mapping their response in the sheet along with the answer key of KEAM 2023.

KEAM Result 2023

The KEAM Result and Merit List for the exam will be available on the CEE website. KEAM results will be available online beginning in the fourth week of July 2023. The authority will prepare the results based on the final answer key. To view the results, candidates must enter their login information. The result will be presented on the screen after entering the details on the website. The candidate must bring a printout of the KEAM result to the next round of counseling.
To download the KEAM results 2023 follow the steps given below. 

How to Check KEAM Result 2023?

  • Visit the official website of KEAM 
  • Choose ‘KEAM Results’ tab and click on it
  • Candidates must enter their Application number and Password.
  • KEAM scorecard will be displayed on the screen
  • Candidates can download the KEAM 2023 scorecard and take a printout of the same for future reference

KEAM 2023 Counselling Process & Seat Allotment

The counselling process of KEAM 2023 will be conducted in multiple rounds. Candidates who have secured marks and a rank in KEAM will be allowed to participate in the KEAM counselling 2023. Candidates assigned seats through KEAM counselling and seat assignment 2023 must pay the stipulated money and report to the assigned college for document verification as part of the admission process. It should be emphasized that only individuals selected from the KEAM rank list 2023 are eligible for the counselling session.

To further understand the KEAM counselling process, refer to the phases below:

Step 1: Register for KEAM 2023 counseling in the candidate portal

Step 2: Exercise Web Options/Choice filling

Step 3: Go over the completed options and print them out.

Step 4: Trial Seat Distribution

Step 5: KEAM Seat Allotment

KEAM Seat Allotment 2023

The KEAM seat allotment result will be released post counselling process. If a candidate is happy with the allotted college seat, they can complete their admission process once they have reported to their university of choice. Otherwise, candidates can take part in the second round of  counseling to get admission to their preferred colleges. The details of the allotted college, course, and fee to be remitted will be included in the KEAM 2023 allotment letter.

KEAM 2023 Cutoff

Candidates will get admission into KEAM participating institutes as per the rank they have secured in the KEAM 2023 exam. The cut-off list will be released when the KEAM results 2023 is published. The cut-off marks are the minimum qualifying marks upon which the authorities will prepare a KEAM merit list and students will be admitted based on their rank.  The minimum KEAM 2023 cut off marks for general category candidates will be 50% and 40% for reservation category candidates.

Advantages of Appearing in KEAM Entrance Exam

Through the KEAM 203 exam, Engineering candidates residing in the state of Kerala can secure a seat in one of the top-rated government and private engineering colleges. It can be looked upon as an exceptional achievement given the fact that Kerala has the highest literacy rate among all the other states in India and not every day an Engineering aspirant is able to secure a seat in a reputed Government or Private Engineering college there.

Contact Details

Address: The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations Fifth Floor, Housing Board Buildings Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram-695 001.

Phone number: 0471- 2332120

Website: cee-kerala.org

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FAQs about KEAM

When is the KEAM 2023 expected to be conducted?

Kerala Engineering Architecture and Medical or KEAM 2023 entrance exam are likely to be held in the last week of April 2023. The mode of KEAM 2023 exam will be in offline mode.

How will the KEAM 2023 rank list be prepared?

The KEAM rank list is basically prepared on the basis of rank secured in the KEAM exam and class 12 in the 50:50 ratio, i.e equal weightage will be given to both scores. The same procedure will be followed for the KEAM 2023 exam too.
 

I belong to the General category. Is it mandatory to submit an Income certificate while applying for the KEAM 2023 entrance exam?

Candidates who are applying for KEAM 2023 entrance exam and belong to the general category will not need an income certificate. But for the candidates from the general category who hope to apply for the benefits such as privileges or scholarships must have to upload an Income Certificate to the online application portal of CEE.
 

Will I be able to change my KEAM 2023 exam center?

Yes, you can change the KEAM exam center 2023. The Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE) will open the facility to change KEAM 2023 exam centers for a certain time period.
 

How do I apply for KEAM 2023 entrance exam?

Candidates who want to apply for KEAM 2023 exam can visit the official website. The application form of KEAM 2023 will be available in online mode.
 

Will KEAM 2023 entrance exam be conducted online?

No, the Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE) will conduct KEAM 2023 in offline mode only.
 

When will the KEAM 2022 result be released?

The KEAM 2022 result will be release on July 25, 2022. 

Is the KEAM 2022 hall ticket released?

Yes, the KEAM 2022 hall ticket is released now. Candidates can download the hall ticket of KEAM 2022 exam from the authorities official website. 

When will the KEAM 2022 exam be conducted?

The KEAM 2022 exam will be conducted on July 4, 2022

What is the exam date of KEAM 2022?

KEAM 2022 will be conducted on July 03, 2022

Are there any management quota seats in the KEAM Government participating colleges?

No, the management quota seats can only be found in the self-financing or private institutes accepting KEAM scores for admission into various programmes.

Does a candidate need to send the application confirmation page to the Kerala CEE officials?

No, it is not mandatory for the candidates to send their application confirmation page of the Kerala CEE officials after successfully applying for the KEAM examination.

Who topped the KEAM examination last year?

The name of the topper of KEAM 2019 examination is Goutham Govind A from the district of Kottayam in Kerala.

What is the total duration of the KEAM examination?

The KEAM examination is conducted over a duration of 2 hours and 30 minutes.

When will KEAM 2021 be conducted?

KEAM 2021 exam date is yet to be confirmed.

Who conducts the KEAM exam every year?

The Kerala Engineering Architectural Medical or KEAM examination is conducted by the Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE) Kerala every year.

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