KEAM 2018 Registration & Eligibility

Nidhi Bahl Updated On: 20 Aug, 2018 16:57 IST

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KEAM 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The following table lists the eligibility criteria prescribed by CEE Kerala.

Nationality

  • Applicant must be an Indian citizen.

  • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)/ Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) can also apply for KEAM 2018 but they will not be eligible for reserved seats.

Academic Qualification required for KEAM 2018

  • Applicants must have passed their Higher Secondary Examination (HSC), Kerala with 50% marks in Mathematics separately and 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics collectively.

  • Applicants who have passed their Higher Secondary Examination with at least 45% marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Computer Science / Biology will be eligible for admission under Management Quota seats in Private Self-financing Engineering colleges/Government Controlled Self Financing Engineering Colleges.

  • Marks scored in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics of Board exam will be considered.

KEAM 2018 Age limit

  • Applicants must be 17 years of age as on December 31, 2018.

  • There is no upper age limit to apply for KEAM 2018.

For Keralite category

  • Kerala applicants will come under Keralite category.

  • Applicants whose parents are officers in All India Service (AIS) (Non-Keralite) and posted under Kerala cadre are considered as Keralite as per Government rules. However, they will not be eligible for the reservation of communal/ special/ persons with disabilities or any concession in the fee structure.

For Non-Keralite – I (NK – I) category

Following categories will be eligible to appear in KEAM 2018:

  • Applicants not belonging to Kerala origin falls under non- Keralite category.

  • Applicants who has pursued qualifying course in Kerala and also the son/daughter of the non-Keralite parents belonging to the Government of India/Defence Service posted in Kerala.

  • Applicants who have studied class 12th in Kerala with non-Keralite parents serving/served Government of Kerala for at least 2 years, including the period of study of the class 12th.

  • Applicants who have stayed in Kerala for at least five years within the period of twelve years of their study, but is a non-resident of Kerala.

  • A Non-Keralite applicant who has studied in Kerala from class 8 to class 12.

  • Such applicants will not be eligible for admission under the reservation of communal/special/persons with disabilities or any concession in fee structure.

For Non-Keralite – II (NK – II)

  • Applicants not falling under any Keralite or Non- Keralite Category I (NK I) will be considered as Non-Keralite Category-II(NK – II.)

  • Applicants of Non-Keralite Category-II(NK-II) will be eligible for admission to Management quota seats in engineering courses in Government Controlled Self-financing Colleges.

  • Such applicants will not be eligible for admission under the reservation of communal/special/persons with disabilities or any concession in fee structure.

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