A quick guide about Kerala Engineering Agricultural Medical Entrance Examination

A quick guide about Kerala Engineering Agricultural Medical Entrance Examination

KEAM- Kerala Engineering Agricultural Medical Entrance Examination.

KEAM is conducted by The Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Government of Kerala.

The  KEAM exam  is a gateway that provide admissions to professional degree courses in various fields like engineering, agriculture , medical colleges  and many others. It is also known as Kerala engineering entrance or Kerala medical entrance exam.

Kerala Engineering Agricultural Medical Entrance Examination is conducted on the various test centres like Delhi, Mumbai, Ranchi, Shillong and Dubai (UAE).  

Brief About KEAM       

Examination Name·         Kerala Engineering Agricultural Medical Entrance Examination (KEAM).


Conducting AuthorityThe Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Government of Kerala.
Exam TypeState Level
Category of ExamUndergraduate
Seats Available Under KEAMOver 59,000
Courses OfferedB.Tech
Duration of Course4 Years

Eligibility Criteria for KEAM

Eligibility for Domicile:

  • The candidates who is applying must be an Indian citizen.
  • PIO (Person of Indian Origin)/ OCI (Overseas citizen of India) is also allowed to apply.
  • The candidates who are interested to get admissions in professional courses will be categorized as
  • Keralite
  • Non-Keralite category I and
  • Non-Keralite category II.

Eligibility for Academics

  • The candidate who is applying must be qualified 12th standard or equivalent examination scoring at least 50% in Mathematics individually and 50% in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics together.

Age limitation

  • The age limitation for the candidates who are applying for KEAM 2017 is 17 years as on 31stDecember of the year of admission.
  • There is no upper age limit.
  • And Relaxation in age will not be permitted.

KEAM Exam Pattern

  • The no of papers of Keam Examination will consists of two papers.
  • The duration of each Kerala Engineering Agricultural Medical Entrance Examination paper will be two and half hours.
  • The exam questions types will be of objective type.
  • Candidates are supposed to mark the answers by using only blue or black ball point pen.
  • The number of options for each question will be five, and the candidates have to choose the correct one
  • The KEAM entrance exam will be conducted in pen and paper based mode.
  • The entrance exam will consists of total 120 questions.
  • Marking scheme of Kerala Engineering Agricultural Medical Entrance Examination is, for every correct response, 4 marks will be allotted to the candidates.
  • For incorrect response, 1 negative mark will be deducted to the candidates.
  • The negative marking is also applied for multiple answers.
  • If no response is given then no marks will be allotted.

Keam Exam pattern for engineering entrance examination

PaperSubjectNo. of questions
IPhysics & Chemistry120

Keam Exam pattern for medical entrance examination

PaperSubjectNo. of questions
IPhysics & Chemistry120

KEAM Exam Centres 2017

S.NoKEAM 2017 Exam Centres
17New Delhi


 Syllabus for KEAM

Syllabus for Physics:

  • Kinematics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Work, Energy and Power
  • Kinetic Theory of Gases
  • Oscillations and Waves
  • Laws of Motion
  • Rotational Motion
  • Physics and Measurement
  • Gravitation
  • Properties of Solids and Liquids
  • Electrostatics
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Optics
  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Electronic Device
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic effects of Current and Magnetism
  • Communication Systems.

Syllabus for Chemistry:

  • States of Matter
  • Some Basic Concepts in Chemistry
  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • Solutions
  • Equilibrium
  • Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Redox Reactions and Electro-chemistry
  • Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry
  • Organic Compounds containing Halogens
  • Organic Compounds containing Oxygen
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen
  • Polymers
  • d- and f- Block Elements
  • Co-ordination Compounds
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Chemistry in Everyday Life
  • Purification and Characterization of Organic Compounds
  • Biomolecules
  • P-Block Elements
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  • General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Metals
  • S-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals)
  • Hydrogen
  • Principles related to Practical Chemistry.

Syllabus for Mathematics:

  • Vector Algebra
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Mathematical Induction
  • Integral Calculus
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Sets, Relations and Functions
  • Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations
  • Co-ordinate Geometry
  • Binomial Theorem and its Simple Applications
  • Sequences and Series
  • Differential Equations
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Trigonometry
  • Limit, Continuity and Differentiability
  • Three Dimensional Geometry
  • Mathematical Reasoning


Preparation Books for KEAM :

  • 12th NCERT Books
  • Organic Chemistry Guides
  • Objective Mathematics by R.D Sharma
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Fundamentals of Physics

 Results of KEAM :

The results of the candidates will be available on online in the official website. The steps to check Kerala Engineering Agricultural Medical Entrance Examination Results are given below:

  1. Candidates should Visit official website
  2. Login using application number and roll number
  3. Click on Results tab
  4. Candidate’s result will be displayed on the screen
  5. Save the result and take out its print out.

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