Course(s) offered : B.Tech (including Agriculture Engg, Food Engg & Tech, Dairy Tech, Food Tech), B.Arch
Admissions to KEAM (Kerala Engineering , Architecture & Medical) courses is done by Commissioner For Entrance Examinations, Kerala. This covers Engineering, Agriculture, Architecture, Medical, Forestry, Veterinary, Fishing, Pharmacy.
The CEE will conduct Entrance Examination for admission to Engineering Courses only. However, candidates seeking admission to B.Pharm. course shall have to appear for and qualify in Paper-1 (Physics & Chemistry) of the Engineering Entrance Examination.
The CEE will not conduct any Entrance Examination for admission to B.Arch. course and Medical & Allied courses. However, 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 10.06.2019
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) 2019 conducted by the National Testing Agency(NTA). (See Clause 9.7.5 of the Prospectus)
Courses & Institutions / Universities
a) B.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering) and B.Tech. (Food Engineering & Technology) courses are under the Kerala Agricultural University [KAU].
b) B.Tech. (Dairy Technology) and B.Tech (Food Technology) courses are under the Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University [KVASU].
c) B.Tech. (Food Technology) course under the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies [KUFOS].
d) B.Arch. - No Entrance Examination. Admission is based on merit as assessed by equal weightage to NATA Score and marks/grades in the Qualifying Examination.
e) The list of Engineering Colleges and the courses offered as given in the prospectus is tentative and not complete. The final list will be published by the CEE, prior to commencement of the Centralised Allotment Process.
Categorization of Seats in Govt and Aided Institutions
(a) Government seats : Merit seats against which the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations makes allotment are called ‘Government Seats’.
(i) Government seats are available in all the Govt. and Aided Colleges.
(ii) The availability of Government seats in Self-financing Colleges run by institutions under Govt. control and Private Self-financing colleges will be notified separately. Those candidates who seek admission in Private Self-financing colleges are bound to accept the conditions stipulated in the agreement between Government and Self-financing College Management(s) and deemed to have accepted such conditions.
(b) Management Seats : The seats set apart in the Aided institutions, to be filled up by the Managements concerned are called Management Seats.
Categorization of Seats in Self-Financing Institutions
The categorization of seats in Self-financing Colleges run by institutions under Govt. control and other Private Self-financing colleges will be notified separately. “As per the orders of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India dated: 09.05.2017 on WP(C) No. 267/2017, the allotments / admissions to the State Quota seats in all the Government as well as Private Self Financing Medical and Dental colleges shall be done through a Common Counselling to be conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations. The Common Counselling will include NRI seats in Self Financing Medical & Dental Colleges and Minority Community Quota seats in Private Self Financing Medical & Dental Colleges having Minority Status.”
Rank List Preparation Procedure
(a) For Engineering courses, equal weightage of 50:50 shall be given to the score obtained in the Entrance Examination for Engineering (Paper I & Paper II put together), and the grade/marks obtained in the final year of the qualifying examination for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together, after effecting the standardization procedure. 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.
The score obtained by the candidate in the Engineering Entrance Examination (Paper I & Paper II put together) shall be computed out of 300, and added to the total standardized marks of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Computer Science/Biotechnology/Biology as the case may be, of the final year of the Qualifying Examination, computed out of 300, both corrected to four places of decimals. The rank list for Engineering Courses shall be prepared based on the total marks obtained out of an Index mark of 600, computed as above.
(b) Rank list for admission to B. Arch Course will be prepared by giving equal weightage to the score obtained in the ‘National Aptitude Test in Architecture’ (NATA) and to the marks/grades obtained in the Qualifying Examination by the candidate (As per guidelines of the Council of Architecture, India).
Marks obtained by the candidate in the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) out of 200 will be added to the total marks/*grades secured by the candidate in the Qualifying Examination computed out of 200. The Rank list will be prepared based on the total marks obtained out of 400, computed as above (* If grades are awarded to candidates in their Qualifying Examination, it will be converted to equivalent marks for this purpose).
Seat Allotment : Allotment of seats from the Rank Lists for all courses in Self-financing colleges will be made in accordance with the orders of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India / Hon’ble High Court of Kerala or orders of the Govt. of Kerala/Govt. of India/ as per the law in existence at the time of Centralised Allotment Process (CAP) and will be notified separately.
Reservations : Seats are reserved under a number of different categories. The details may please be checked in Section 4 of the prospectus.
No. of seats : 50,000+ seats in over 180 colleges. Please note that the list provided in the prospectus is tentative and not complete. The final list will be published by the CEE, prior to commencement of the Centralised Allotment Process.
Liquidated damages for discontinuing the studies
There is a provision of levying different liquidates damage charges depending upon the type of course and seat / institution in case of discontinuation of studies at different stages. Please carefully read section 12.2.4 of prospectus for full details on such penalties payable in different cases.
Note : Additional exam fee of Rs.12,000/ if Dubai exam centre is opted