KEAM 2024 Revised Exam Pattern and Negative Marking Details

Mahima Gupta

Updated On: April 08, 2024 02:41 pm IST

CEE has revised KEAM 2024 exam pattern. This year, there will be only one paper with 150 multiple-choice questions. Along with the test pattern, candidates can also check negative marking details here.
KEAM 2024 Revised Exam Pattern and Negative Marking Details (Image Credit: Pexels)KEAM 2024 Revised Exam Pattern and Negative Marking Details (Image Credit: Pexels)

KEAM 2024 Revised Exam Pattern and Negative Marking: As per the official brochure released by Commissioner for Entrance Examination (CEE), KEAM 2024 exam pattern has undergone some changes. Instead of two, from this year there will be a single paper to be conducted in computer-based test mode. For engineering stream, a total of 150 questions of 600 marks will be asked where Mathematics comprises 75 questions, Physics will have 45 questions and Chemistry will have 30 questions. Questions need to be attempted in 180 minutes. The authorities have announced KEAM 2024 exam date on the official website. The exam will be conducted on June 1 to 9 in two phases.

Revised KEAM 2024 Exam Pattern for Engineering

The engineering question paper will comprise objective (MCQs) only. Check the revised KEAM exam pattern 2024 for engineering courses below and prepare for the examination accordingly.

Subject Name

Total questions to be answered

Total Marks


75 questions

300 marks


45 questions

180 marks


30 questions

120 marks


150 questions

600 marks

Note: In B.Pharm a total of 75 questions will be asked with total marks of 400.

KEAM Marking Scheme 2024 Details

Find the marling scheme for KEAM 2024 along with important details here.

  • Candidates will receive 4 marks for each correct response in the Engineering Entrance Examination.

  • For each inaccurate response, 1 mark will be deducted from the overall score.

  • Failure to answer a question (i.e., no response is indicated against a question) will result in no deduction from the overall score.

  • Participants are advised not to attempt an answer if they are unsure of the correct solution, as guessing may result in the selection of incorrect responses, with the consequence of negative marks.

  • Candidates who fail to answer at least one question in the exam will be rejected and will not be included in the Engineering Rank list.

  • Similarly, a candidate will be disqualified and unable to appear in the B.Pharm Rank list if they do not respond to at least one question in the Physics and Chemistry sections of the KEAM Engineering entrance examination 2024.

  • The authorities will follow normalisation process i.e, the total score of 300 of KEAM 2024 will be normalised.

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