Engineering and medical aspirants in Kerala won’t have to worry about the minimum cut off of 10 marks to qualify the ranks in the coming rendition of the Kerala Engineering and Medical Examinations (KEAM 2015). So, basically what a student has to do is appear in the exam and attempt at least one question each paper. That’s all – it does not matter even if they answer them correctly.
The new move was announced by the state education minister P.K. Abdu Rabb while speaking to the press after launching the prospectus of KEAM 2015.
However, he also mentioned that in order to be considered for admission to BDS or MBBS program, a candidate must score a minimum of 50 per cent marks for the two KEAM papers put together (Phy/Che and Bio. Candidates belonging to SC and ST categories will be considered for BDS and MBBS if they score 40 per cent in both papers put together.
Meanwhile, admission to the engineering programs will be granted based on equal weight to the Plus Two scores as well as the marks obtained in KEAM 2015.
Interested candidates are advised to submit their online applications using the official website of the Controller for Entrance Examination from Jan 10, 2015 to Feb 3, 2015. The print out of the online application form along with other necessary documents must reach the designated address by February 4, 2015.
It is also worth mentioning that this year, KEAM will determine the deserving candidates for a total of 2950 MBBS seats, while CEE will grant admission to 1895 seats.