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Government of Kerala government is conducting KEAM for admission to various courses

KEAM 2020 - Government of Kerala announced KEAM 2020 Entrance Examinations for admission to the Courses Engineering, Architecture, MBBS, BDS, Ayurveda, Homeo, Siddha, Agriculture Forestry, Veterinary and Fisheries Kerala for the year 2020-2021.

 

KEAM 2020 Notification

Admission to the following Degree Courses in various Professional Colleges in the State for the year 20-21.

The Professional Degree Courses 2020, which has been approved by the Govt. of Kerala, is published herewith.

 

Courses Offered through KEAM 2020

Medical Courses
Through NEET Exam

MBBS

BDS

BHMS (Homoeo)

BAMS (Ayurveda)

BSMS (Siddha)

BUMS (Unani)

Medical Allied Courses (Through NEET Exam)

BSc. (Hons.) Agriculture

BSc. (Hons.) Forestry

Veterinary (BVSc. & AH)

Fisheries (BFSc.)

Engineering Courses

B.Tech. [including B.Tech. (Agri. Engg.) & B.Tech. (Food Tech.) Courses under the Kerala Agricultural University

B.Tech. (Dairy Technology) & B.Tech. (Food Technology) courses under the Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences University

B.Tech. (Food Technology) course under the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies].

Pharmacy Course

B.Pharm.

Architecture Course

B.Arch.

Note

Candidates seeking admission to any of the Medical & Allied courses should compulsorily appear for and qualify in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test-Under Graduate (NEET UG) 2020 conducted by the National Testing Agency(NTA).

The CEE will conduct Entrance Examination for admission to Engineering/Pharmacy Courses only.

Candidates seeking admission to B.Pharm course shall have to appear for and qualify in Paper-I (Physics & Chemistry) of the Engineering Entrance Examination.

Candidates seeking admission to B.Arch. course should compulsorily appear for and qualify in the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) conducted by the Council of Architecture (COA) on or before 01st June 2020.

 

KEAM 2020 Dates

Start Online Application

01st February 2020

Last Date for Submission of Online Application including Fee Payment

25th February 2020

The other eligibility certificates and documents can be submitted up to

29th February 2020, 5.00 pm

Downloading Online Admit Cards from

10th April 2020

Date & Time of Engineering Entrance Exam:

Physics & Chemistry (Paper-I)

20th April 2020, 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Mathematics (Paper-II)

21st April 2020, 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

 

Eligibility Criteria for KEAM 2020

Eligibility of Nationality:

Nativity

Only Indian citizens are eligible for admission to Professional courses unless otherwise notified. Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/ Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) will also be treated at par with Indian citizens for the limited purpose of admission. However PIO/OCI candidates will not be eligible for any kind of reservation.

Keralite

A candidate of Kerala origin will be categorised as a ‘Keralite’. Only ‘Keralite’ candidates are eligible for Communal/Special/Persons with Disabilities reservation or any fee concession. Children of All India Service (AIS) officers (Non-Keralites) allotted to Kerala cadre are deemed to be ‘Keralites’. But they will not be eligible for Communal/Special/ Persons with Disabilities reservation or any fee concession.

In order to prove that a candidate is an Indian Citizen of Kerala origin, he/she has to upload a certificate showing that the candidate or his/her father or mother was born in Kerala.

Non-Keralite Category I (NK I)

A candidate who is not of Kerala origin but fulfils any of the following conditions will be categorised as 'Non-Keralite Category I'(NK I).

A candidate who has undergone qualifying course in Kerala and who is son/daughter of Non-Keralite parents belong to Govt. of India/Defence Service, posted to Kerala.

A candidate who has undergone qualifying course in Kerala and who is son/daughter of Non-Keralite parents who are serving/served Govt. of Kerala for a minimum period of two years.

Non-Keralite Category II [NK II]

Candidates who do not come under ‘Keralite’ or 'Non-Keralite Category I' will be categorised as ‘Non-Keralite Category II'. Such candidates are eligible for admission to Govt. Seats and Management quota seats in Engineering courses in Govt. Controlled Self-financing Colleges.

However, the ‘Non-Keralite Category II’ (NK II) candidates will be considered for admission to the Govt. Seats in Govt. Controlled Self Financing Engineering Colleges only when the Keralite and Non-Keralite I (NK I) candidates are not available for admission.

Eligibility of Academic Qualification:

For MBBS & BDS

Candidates who have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English individually at the Higher Secondary examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala or examinations recognised equivalent thereto and obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology are eligible.

For BAMS/ BHMS/BSMS courses

Candidates who have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English individually at the Higher Secondary examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala or examinations recognised equivalent thereto and obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology are eligible.

For BUMS course

Candidates who have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English individually at the Higher Secondary examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala or examinations recognised equivalent thereto and obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology are eligible.

The candidates should have passed 10th or 12th standard with Urdu or Arabic or Persian language as a subject or clear the test of Urdu in the Entrance Examinations conducted by University or Board or Registered society authorized by the Govt. to conduct such examination or the PreTib Examination of one year duration.

For B.Sc.(Hons.) Agri., B.Sc.(Hons) Forestry, BFSc courses

Candidates who have passed in the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology at the Higher Secondary examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala or examinations recognised equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology put together are eligible.

For BVSc. & AH Course

Candidate who have passed in the subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology at the qualifying examination and obtained 50% marks in aggregate of these subjects are eligible.

For B.Sc degree

Candidates who have passed the BSc Degree (Three year course) examination with Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany or Biotechnology as Main, and any one or two of the above subjects as Subsidiaries, with 50% marks for Main & Subsidiaries taken together, subject to the condition that they have passed Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala or examinations recognised as equivalent thereto with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects are eligible for admission to MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS and BSMS courses.

Engineering Courses - [Including B.Tech (Agri. Engg.) and B.Tech (Food Technology) courses under the Kerala Agricultural University, B.Tech (Dairy Technology) and B.Tech (Food Technology) courses under Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences University and B.Tech (Food Technology) course under Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies].

Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala, or Examinations recognized as equivalent thereto, with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and Chemistry as one of the optional subject with atleast 45% marks put together in the above subjects are eligible for admission.

In case, the candidate has not studied chemistry, the marks obtained in Computer Science shall be considered. In case, the candidate has not studied Chemistry and Computer Science the marks obtained in Biotechnology shall be considered.

In case, the candidate has not studied Chemistry, Computer Science and Biotechnology the marks obtained in Biology shall be considered.

Architecture Course:

Candidates who have passed 10+2 scheme of examination with at least 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and also at least 50% marks in aggregate of the 10+2 level examination or passed 10+3 Diploma examinations with Mathematics as compulsory subject with at least 50 % marks in aggregate are eligible for Architecture course.

In addition to the above academic eligibility, only those candidates who score the minimum eligibility marks as per the Information Brochure of National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) 2020 will be considered for admission to B. Arch. course.

There is no provision for lateral admission to the second year or at any stage during the 5 year course in Architecture.

B.Pharm Course:

Candidates who have passed 10+2 examination conducted by the board of Higher secondary education, Kerala or examination equivalent thereto, with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology as optional subjects individually.

 

Age Limit for KEAM 2020

Applicants should have completed 17 years of age as on the 31st December 2020.

No relaxation in the minimum age will be allowed.

There is no upper age limit for Engineering, Architecture and B.Pharm Courses.

For Medical and Allied courses, the upper age limit will be as per the Information Bulletin of NEET (UG)- 2020.

Candidates should upload proof for their date of birth to the online application.

 

KEAM 2020 Exam Pattern

Type of questions

MCQs

Number of papers

2 (Physics & Chemistry and Mathematics)

Duration

150 minutes per paper

Number of questions

120 per paper

Marking scheme

+4 for correct answers and -1 for the wrong ones

Candidates desirous of being considered for any of the Medical & Allied courses including MBBS/BDS, will have to write NEET-UG 2020 conducted by the CBSE.

Candidates who wish to be considered only for B.Pharm course will have to write Paper-I (Physics & Chemistry) of the Engineering Entrance Exam.

 

Distribution of marks in Paper 1 and 2:

Paper

No. of Question

Duration

Paper-I Physics & Chemistry

120 Question

2.5 Hours

Paper-II Mathematics

120 Question

2.5 Hours

 

Exam Centers

Candidates will have to give the choices of exam centre in application form. They can choose any centre from mentioned below cities:

All districts in Kerala

Mumbai

New Delhi

Dubai (UAE)

 

 

Admit Card

The Admit Cards for the Engineering Entrance Examination can be downloaded from the website www.cee.kerala.gov.in from 10.04.2020 the printout of the admit card thus obtained will have to be produced at the time of examination.

Admit Cards will not be sent by post from this office to the candidate.

 

KEAM 2020 Application Process

Candidates satisfying the eligibility conditions as laid down in the Prospectus and who seek admission to any or all of the above mentioned courses have to apply online through the website of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations www.cee.kerala.gov.in from 01st February 2020, Noon to 25th February 2020, 5.00 pm.

Candidates should upload recent Photo, Signature, Date of Birth proof and Nativity proof along with the Online application within the above date.

The other eligibility certificates and documents can be submitted up to 29.02.2020, 5.00 pm.

 

Application Fee

Course(s) Opted

General

SC

ST

Engineering only/ B.Pharm only/both

Rs. 700

Rs. 300

Nil

Architecture only/Medical & Allied only/both

Rs. 500

Rs. 200

Nil

Both (a) & (b)

Rs. 900

Rs. 400

Nil

Mode of Payment

through Online Payment & E-Challan

 

To view the official notification, click here

 

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website