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KEAM 2017

KEAM 2017 Application form  

The interested and eligible applicants can apply for KEAM 2017 from the official website of KEAM. The applications will be available from January 2017. The application fee for general applicants will be Rs. 1000/- and for SC applicants will be Rs. 500/-. The ST applicants will be exempted from application fee. The applicants can pay the application fee through security card or demand draft drawn on a Nationalised/Scheduled Bank in favor of CEE (Commissioner of Entrance Examination), Kerala payable at Thiruvanthapuram. The applicants have to send their duly filled printed application forms along with other required documents at this address-

Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, 5th Floor, Housing Board Building, Santhi Nagar, Thiruvanthapuram- 695001, Kerala

Eligibility Criteria


  • The applicant must be an Indian national.
  • PIO (Person of Indian Origin)/ OCI (Overseas citizen of India) can also apply.
  • The applicants interested to get admissions in professional courses will be categorized as Keralite, Non-Keralite category I and Non-Keralite category II.


  • For B.Tech course- The applicants must have qualified 12th standard or equivalent examination scoring minimum 50% in Mathematics individually and 50% in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics together.

Age limitation

  • The minimum age to apply for KEAM 2017 is 17 years as on 31st December of the year of admission.
  • There will be no provision for upper age limit.
  • Relaxation in age will not be permitted.

Examination Pattern

The examination will be having two papers. One for the engineering and another for the medical. Each examination paper will be having 120. For each correct answer, four marks will be given and for wrong answer one mark will be deducted. 

  • The examination will be held in 2 parts with duration of 2 hours and 30 minutes for each part.
  • There will be MCQ type questions in the KEAM 2017 examination.
  • The examination will be held in offline mode.
  • There will be total 120 questions in each paper.
  • The applicants will be given 4 marks for each correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted as penalty for each wrong answer.

Examination pattern for engineering entrance examination

Paper Subject No. of questions
I Physics & Chemistry 120
II Mathematics 120
Total   240

Examination Syllabus

 The syllabus for engineering will consists of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and for medical will consists of Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The syllabus will be or 12th standard or equivalent.

Answer Key

The examination authority will publish the answer key for the examination very soon after the successful completion of the KEAM 2017 examination. The appearing applicants will be able to cross check their answers by following the answer key of KEAM 2017.

Admission Procedure


Allotment of seats will be done via Centralized Allotment Process (CAP) through Single Window System (SWS). The allotment will be based on rank scored by the applicants & options filled by them during application. The entire process of allotment will be held by CEE (Commissioner for Entrance Examinations), Kerala with the support of National Informatics Centre. The applicants will have to report to the allotted college after the seat allotment to confirm their admission.

Note– Given details are tentative, final schedule for KEAM 2017 will be updated after release of offical notice.

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