Examination Details

Exam name KEAM-Eng
Notification Status Announced
Examination Body

Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Govt. of Kerala

Examination Body Type Other
Popularity Popular in South
Summary

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. Architecture candidates must apply for KEAM in addition to applying and appearing for NATA conducted by the Council of Architecture.

Courses & Institutions / Universities

a) The B.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering) and the B.Tech. (Food Engineering & Technology) courses are under the Kerala Agricultural University [KAU].

b) The B.Tech. (Dairy Technology) and B.Tech (Food Technology) courses are under the Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University [KVASU].

c) The B.Tech. (Food Technology) course are under the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies [KUFOS].

d) 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’.

- Government seats are available in all the Govt. and Aided Colleges.

- 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) Admission to Engineering courses shall be regulated on the basis of merit as assessed by giving equal weightage of 50:50 to the marks obtained in the Entrance Examination for Engineering (Paper I & Paper II put together), and the grade/marks obtained for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together in the final year of the qualifying examination, after effecting the standardization procedure, for computing the Index mark out of 600. 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 marks as shown in the mark list obtained from the Board of Examination of respective Higher Secondary Board shall be considered for academic eligibility.

b) For admissions to the Architecture course*, the merit as assessed by giving equal weightage to the marks obtained in the ‘National Aptitude Test in Architecture’ [NATA], conducted by the Council of Architecture (COA), and the grade/marks in the qualifying examination will be the criterion. [*As per directives of the Council of Architecture, India.]

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

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