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KEAM 2019

KEAM 2019 examination will be regulated by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala. The CEE will organize entrance exam only for admission to the engineering & pharmacy courses in Kerala state. Admissions will be based on the normalized score of the candidates and their preferred colleges and courses. To know more details about KEAM 2019 exam and related events like, application form, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, result and counselling.



Exam Name


KEAM 2018 Conducting Authority

CEE, Kerala

Exam Type

State Level

Exam Mode


Category of Exam


Courses Offered


Duration of Course

4 Years

KEAM 2018 Helpline No.

0471- 2332120, 2338487



KEAM 2018 Important Dates



Online Application Release

1st week of February 2019

Last date for submission of application including Fee payment

Last week of February 2019

Last date for receipt of printout of application along with supporting documents

Last week of February 2019

Admit Card Release

2nd week of April 2019

KEAM Exam Date 2019 (Engineering Exam)

4th week of April 2019

Answer Key Publish

4th week of April 2019

Declaration of Results

3rd week of May 2019

Counselling Starts

4th week of June 2019


KEAM Eligibility Criteria 2019

The candidates will be required to meet the standard eligibility criteria of KEAM 2019 set by the admission authorities. Ineligible candidates will not be allowed to attempt the examination and participate in the admission procedure.

  • Nationality: Indian citizens will be eligible for admissions. Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/ Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) will also be considered eligible.
  • Domicile: The candidates will be categorized as Keralite, Non-Keralite Category I and Non-Keralite Category II for admissions.
  • Age Limit: The candidates should be 17 years old by December 31, 2018. There is no upper age limit for KEAM 2019.
  • Academic Requirements: Should have completed their Higher Secondary Examination of Kerala or equivalent examination from a recognized board.
  • Qualifying Marks: The candidates should have scored 50% marks in Mathematics and an aggregate of 50% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics together. For admissions into the B.Tech programmes under Management Quota in Private Self Financing Engineering Colleges/ Government Controlled Self Financing Engineering Colleges, the candidates should have scored an aggregate of 45% marks in Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics together.


KEAM 2019 Application Form

KEAM registration 2019 will be started in the first week of February 2019. Candidates will be able to fill the KEAM 2019 online application only through online mode. Candidates have to fill only one application for admission to any or all of the course. The last date to fill the application will be the last week of February 2019. At the time of form filling, candidates have to upload photograph, signature & left-hand thumb impression. Candidates have to send the print copy of the filled application along with the supporting documents to the given address:

Commissioner for Entrance Examinations
5th Floor, Housing Board Buildings,
Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram-695001

Application Fee

Candidates have to deposit Rs. 700 (Rs. 300 for SC candidates) for Engineering only/ B.Pharm only/both. Candidates who belong to ST category, they are exempted from payment of application fee. The fee can be paid by credit card/debit card/internet banking or Demand Draft.


KEAM Exam Pattern 2018

KEAM 2018 will be conducted on two consecutive days– Paper I and Paper II on April 23 and 24, 2018 respectively. The examination will be objective based and 2 hours and 30 minutes long. All candidates are requested to check out the exam pattern of KEAM 2018 in detail to prepare for the entrance examination.


KEAM 2019 Exam Pattern



Mode of Examination


Duration of the Examination

2 hours and 30 minutes

Type of Questions

Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)

Number of Questions

Paper I – 120 Questions

Paper II – 120 Questions


Paper I – Physics and Chemistry

Paper II - Mathematics

Marking Scheme

For each correct response, 4 marks will be allotted

Negative Marking

1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer


KEAM Syllabus 2019

Candidates should be aware about the syllabus of KEAM 2019 to boost their preparation process. KEAM 2019 syllabus consists of the different topics under the subjects of Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry. Majority of the syllabus is similar to the qualifying examination of 12th standard. The question paper of KEAM 2019 will be set as per the released syllabus. Candidates will be able to save their time by knowing which topics and chapters have to be studied for the KEAM 2019 entrance exam. Knowing the syllabus beforehand gives an upper hand to the candidates and it has to be referred to before starting off the preparation process.


B.Tech courses offered through KEAM 2019

Candidates will be offered the following B.Tech programmes through KEAM 2019

  • Bachelor of Technology (including all courses)
  • B.Tech in Agricultural Engineering
  • B.Tech in Food Engineering and Technology
  • B.Tech in Dairy Technology
  • B.Tech in Food Technology
  • B.Tech in Food Science and Technology 
  • KEAM 2018 Notificaiton for Dates and Time: