KEAM 2018: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Dates


KEAM 2018: Kerala Engineering Architecture &Medical (KEAM)is an entrance exam in the State of Kerala. Commissioner for Entrance Examination (CEE) conducts the KEAM examination for admission to professional degree courses in Medical, Agriculture, Forestry, Veterinary, Fisheries, Engineering and Architecture Courses. Notification of KEAM 2018 is likely to publish in the official website in the month of January, 2018.

It is important to mention here the applicant who are seeking admission in any of the medical courses, must appear and qualify the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET-UG) 2018 also. Candidate seeking admission in Architecture course should qualify in NATA conducted by Council of Architecture also. The relevant information regarding KEAM 2018 application form, eligibility criteria and exam dates are placed here in this article.

KEAM 2018 Exam Schedule

The tentative examination schedule of KEAM 2018 is as under:



Events Dates (Tentative)
1.      Sale of security card along with KEAM 2018 Prospectus January, 2018
2.      Onlineapplication date January, 2018
3.      Last date for applying online January, 2018
4.      Admit cardrelease dated March, 2018
5.      Entrance exam date April, 2018
6.      Result announcement May, 2018

KEAM 2018 Application Form

  • Aspirants can apply for KEAM 2018 through online and offline mode.
  • All those who are applying online, must fill the application with required details.
  • Candidate are recommended that not to fill more than one application.
  • Upload the passport size photograph and signature with desired format.
  • Candidate should have a valid e-mail ID and mobile number.
  • Pay the required fee as and when required.
  • Now take printout of submitted application and attach all the required document with it and send it to the following address:

Commissioner for Entrance Examinations,

5th Floor, Housing Board Buildings,

Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram–695 001


Application Fee

  • Application fee for KEAM 2018 can be made through online way, e-Challan and through Demand Draft.
  • The Demand Draft should be in favour of Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Thiruvanthapuram, Kerala.
  • 1000/-from General candidate and Rs. 500/- from SC candidates will be charged as application fee.
  • Application fee once paid will not be refunded in any case.

KEAM 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Candidate must fall within the eligibility criteria prescribed by the competent authority for KEAM 2018.Candidate are advised to check the eligibility criteria in detail. Some of the key points are:

  • Applicant must be a citizen of India.
  • Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) can also apply. PIO/OCI applicant cannot seek any reservation.
  • For admission in medical courses, candidate must have passed intermediate (10+2) or its equivalent exam from a recognised board with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology.
  • For engineering courses, candidate must have passed intermediate (10+2) or its equivalent exam from recognised board with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • There is no upper age limit in KEAM 2018. However, candidate must have achieved 17 years of age as on 31st December, 2018.
  • There is no age relaxation for anyone.

KEAM 2018 Exam Pattern

All the candidate who are preparing to attend KEAM 2018, must know the exam pattern and syllabus. The relevant information are placed below:

  • KEAM 2018 will consist of two paper i.e. Paper I and Paper II.
  • Paper-I will be of Physics and Chemistry and Paper-II will be of Mathematics.
  • Duration of exam will be 2.30 hours.
  • Total 120 question will be there in KEAM 2018.
  • For each correct answer, 4 marks will be given.
  • Negative marking is applicable in the exam and 1/4th will be deduced for wrong answer.
  • Total number of question, marks and time duration are:
Exam Subject Total questions Marks Time Duration
Paper-I Physics and Chemistry 120 120×4=480 2.30 Hours
Paper-II Mathematics 120 120×4=480 2.30 Hours


The syllabus will contain the subject like Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. In the exam, question will be based on 10+2 standard. Candidate should practice and learn these subjects for scoring high in the entrance examination.

KEAM Admit Card 2018

KEAM Admit card or hall ticket 2018 will be available on official website of CEE (Commissioner for Entrance Examination). Eligible candidate can download the same in the month of March, 2018. Admit card will contain the details like candidate’s name, roll number, exam centre and date etc. It is essential to bring admit card along while appearing in the examination otherwise one cannot enter into the examination hall.

KEAM Result 2018

KEAM 2018 result will be announced probably in the month of May, 2018. Candidate can check their result online at official website. A merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained by the candidate. After result declaration, candidates have to attend the counselling process.