KEAM 2018 – Notification, Application Form, Fee, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

Kerala KEAM 2018 Notification :

In this article, you can find information about KEAM 2018 examination, important dates, eligibility criteria, Application form, fee, exam pattern and syllabus, admit cards, results etc. On 06th Dec 2018, the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Kerala has released the official notification for Kerala KEAM 2018 which is known as Kerala Engineering, Agricultural and Medical Examination. A candidate wants to appear in this upcoming entrance examination need to apply online on Official website but before applying, all the candidates are requested to read Kerala KEAM 2018 official notification carefully.

The Kerala KEAM is one of the most challenging entrance exams in Kerala. For the academic year 2018 -19, this exam will be conducted and organized by the commissioner for entrance examinations for the students seeking admission in various under graduate and post-graduate courses like B.Tech., B.Arch., B.Sc., medical courses etc.

Kerala CEE 2018 Important Dates

Kerala CEE 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Nationality and Domicile

  • Only Indian citizens can apply for Kerala KEAM 2018. There are different norms for Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)/ Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) card holders as per the government of India.
  • Candidates belonging to other States are also eligible for Kerala KEAM 2018. However, they need to produce required domicile documents at the time of admission.

Age limit

  • Students who born on or after 31.12.2001 are eligible to appear in Kerala KEAM 2018 exam. However, there is also a provision of age relaxation in case if a candidate belongs to any special category.

KEAM 2018 Minimum Educational Qualifications

Architecture Programs

  • B.Arch. – There will be no entrance test for admission in B.Arch. The Kerala KEAM will take admission in B.Arch. course on the basis of students’ NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) scores. This test is organized and held by the National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture.

Engineering programs

  • B.Tech. (Agri. Engg.), B.Tech. (Dairy Science and Tech.) and B.Tech.(Food Engg.)- There will be a CBT for admission in B.Tech (any stream) course. Students seeking admission in B.Tech. (Agri. Engg)/B.Tech.(Food Engg.)/ B.Tech. (Dairy Science and Tech.) Should have passed in 10+2 Senior Secondary exam with the following subjects- Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects and biology/agri. science as an optional subject. For rest B.Tech branches students must have passed in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Fisheries programs

  • BFSc- Students seeking admission in BFSc must have passed in 10+2 Senior Secondary exam with Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Veterianry Programs

  • Veterinary BVSc. and AH- Students seeking admission in BFSc must have passed in 10+2 Senior Secondary exam with Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Agriculture Programs

  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture and B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry- Students seeking admission in any agriculture program must have passed in 10+2 Senior Secondary exam with Physics, Chemistry as compulsory subjects and one from Agriculture Science or Biology as an optional subject.

Medical programs

  • BSMS, BAMS, BHMS, BDS and MBBS- For admission in these courses, students must have passed in Physics, Chemistry and Biology at 10+2 level.

Kerala KEAM 2018 Application Fee

General category candidates applying for Kerala KEAM 2018 exam need to pay a fee of Rs 1000 as their registration fee. On the other hand, SC candidates are required to pay only 500 INR as their registration fee. No fee for ST candidates. A candidate selecting ‘Dubai’ examination venue will have to pay an extra amount of Rs 12,000/-.

Mode of Payment

All the candidates can pay their Kerala KEAM 2018 application fee in any of the two following modes-online payment and E-challan. To pay fee online, you can use a debit/credit card or net banking. You can also pay fee through e-challan by submitting cash in the selected SBT (State Bank of Travancore) branches.

Note- Application fee will not be refunded under any circumstances.

Kerala KEAM 2018 Application Form

Kerala KEAM 2018 application forms are available on the KEAM website. Click here to access application form. Interested candidates have to fill and submit online application form and keep a print out for future reference. Kerala KEAM 2018 online application will be divided into six mandatory steps.

  • Step 1- registration
  • Step 2- upload images
  • Step 3- fill application
  • Step 4- pay application fee
  • Step 5- print application
  • Step 6- Send printout & proof to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Kerala (CEE)

How To Fill Kerala KEAM 2018 Online Application Form?

Only online application form will be accepted for Kerala KEAM 2018. To apply for Kerala KEAM 2018 exam, you need to follow a process which is given below.

  • Go to the official website of Kerala CEE Or click here.
  • At the website, you need to find out the KEAM 2018 exam’s ‘apply online button’. Click this button. By clicking, you will be redirected to the next page.
  • On next page find application form. Now, you need to fill all the details.
  • Moreover, candidates are also advised to fill up all the online form details very carefully as editing is not possible after final form submission.
  • Candidates need to pay their applicable registration fee as per the given instructions.
  • All the candidates are advised to send the printout of their submitted online application form along with the requisite documents to the ‘Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations’.

List Of Documents Needed

  • Qualifying examination mark sheets or passing certificates
  • Category certificate (for SC/ST candidates)
  • Scanned copies of PP size photo and signature in prescribed format
  • Net banking/debit/credit card details (in case online payment)

Kerala KEAM 2018 Exam Pattern

It will be a computer based test (CBT) having objective type questions. In CBTs, participated students need to sit in front of a computer for fixed time duration in order to solve the question paper. There will be a separate question paper for every program.

Kerala KEAM 2018 entrance paper will be divided into several sections having equal number of multiple choice questions. Following are the main subjects of this exam- Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, General English, basics of computer fundamentals at graduate level. Kerala KEAM 2018 exam will be of two hour duration with 150 objective type questions.

Kerala KEAM 2018 Syllabus


This section of Kerala KEAM 2018 exam will consists questions on the following topics- Electric charge, Electric field, Electromagnetic waves, Nuclear, Ray optics, Atoms, etc.


This section of the paper consists questions on the following topics- Solid state, Solutions, Alcohols, Bio molecules etc.

The syllabus of Mathematics is given below


  • Complex numbers
  • Matrices determinants
  • Probability
  • Definite integration
  • Indefinite integration

Kerala KEAM 2018 Exam Important Dates

  • Online Application will be started from January 2018.
  • Last date of printing online application form and sending hard copy of the online application form to the ‘Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations’ is in between the last week of January 2018 to First week of February 2018.
  • Candidates can download e-admit cards from the official website from the second week of March 2018.
  • Kerala KEAM engineering entrance test will be held on23rd of April 2018.
  • For other programs, Kerala KEAM will be held on 24th of April 2018.

Kerala KEAM 2018 Admit Card

The date of releasing Kerala KEAM 2018 admits cards will be announced soon by the concern authorities. After announcement, candidates can download their admit card from the official website of KEAM. To download admit card, a candidate has to follow below mentioned few simple steps.

  • Open official website
  • Find and click ‘Kerala KEAM 2018’ button/link
  • Enter application number and DOB
  • Print or save admit card

Kerala KEAM 2018 Result

It is expected that in the month of May 2018, the KEAM will announce final result and publish both papers’ “Answer keys” on their official website.

Kerala KEAM 2018 Cut Off

There will be different cut-off and closing rank for courses offered through Kerala KEAM 2018 entrance examination. The final cut-off will be published on the KEAM official website after final result declaration. Candidates are advised to check CEE website regularly in order to get latest updates on Kerala KEAM 2018.

How To Prepare For KEAM Exam?

Kerala KEAM exam is always considered as one of the difficult entrance tests out there. Every year, thousands of students appear in this exam but only few hardworking candidates get a chance to take admission in one of the prestigious universities/institutes in Kerala. In order to successfully crack this entrance test, candidates need to know the right exam pattern along with complete syllabus. Candidates can also take help from question papers of previous years.


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