KEAM Exam 2020 - Important Dates, Eligibility, Application Process, Syllabus Details, Result

KEAM Exam

The Commissioner for Entrance Examination, Kerala is going to conduct KEAM 2020 examination by 16th July 2020. Earlier, the link to change exam city in the KEAM 2020 application form was activated till 21st April 2020. KEAM, also known as Kerala Engineering, Architecture and Medical, is a state-level entrance examination.

It is conducted to select candidates seeking admissions to various UG level engineering courses offered by colleges in Kerala. Earlier, Architecture and Medical courses were also covered under the exam. But, now the admission to medical & allied courses is done through the NEET score and to architecture courses through NATA score.

KEAM 2020 Latest Notification - The Kerala Engineering, Architecture and Medical examination (KEAM 2020) will be conducted on 16th July 2020. The exam date has been declared by the Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on 12th May 2020. Previously, the exam was scheduled to be held on 25th and 26th April 2020 but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown.


KEAM Exam 2020 Important Dates

KEAM Exam 2020 Important Dates

We want you guys to know, that the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Kerala has announced the KEAM 2020 exam date. The complete examination schedule is yet to be announced. Find below the tentative dates of the same:

Exam Events

Important Dates

Release of online application

1st February 2020

Last date to submit the application form

29th February 2020

Last date for submitting supporting documents

29th February 2020

Change in exam centres option available

16th April to 21st April 2020

Release of admit card

2 weeks prior to the Exam

Commencement of exam

16th July 2020 (Confirmed)

Release of answer key

July 2020 (Fourth week)

Result announcement

August 2020 (First week)

Counselling begins

August 2020 (second week)

KEAM Exam Schedule – 

KEAM 2020 Exam Date

Subjects

Timings

16th July 2020

Paper-I (Physics & Chemistry)

10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

16th July 2020

Paper-II (Mathematics)

02:00 PM to 04:30 PM

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KEAM Exam 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

KEAM 2020 Exam Pattern:

While candidates fill the application form in online mode, they are asked to take the test in offline mode. Finally, after a long interval of time, KEAM 2020 exam dates are here. As per the officials, the KEAM 2020 entrance exam will be conducted on 16th July 2020 in two sessions (morning and afternoon). The exam comprises two papers (Paper I & Paper II) and the duration is 2.30 hours.

They will face MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) for a total of 480 marks. If you think there’s no negative marking scheme for KEAM 2020, you are mistaken. One mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. For every correct answer, you are going to get four marks. Those candidates who are seeking admission to B.Pharm course need to sit for the Paper I exam (Chemistry & Physics) of the Engineering Entrance Examination.

KEAM Syllabus 2020:

Are you acquainted with the KEAM syllabus 2020? If no, you should. The syllabus of KEAM exam 2020 will contain topics and chapters from Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry. These subjects will mainly be the same as of Class XII. Students who have mastered their Higher Secondary syllabus or equivalent can take the exam confidently. Moreover, the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations will prescribe the syllabus. Good news is that applicants will not find questions from NCERT and any other textbooks.



KEAM Exam 2020 Eligibility

How old are you? What’s your education qualification? Are you an Indian national? Are you a Keralite? There are a few things that a candidate needs to take into consideration before getting registered for the entrance exam. Let’s check the following section out –

Educational Qualification:

  • Engineering Course: Candidates applying for engineering course are required to show at least 50% marks in PCM subject together and in Mathematics separately in Class XI or its equivalent examination. For reserved categories, there is a 5% relaxation.
  • Medical & Allied Course: The allied courses are Fisheries, Veterinary, Agriculture, Siddha, Ayurveda, MBBS, BDS, Homoeopathy, Forestry and Unani. For the medical course, it is important to qualify the NEET exam.
  • Architecture Course: Candidates need to clear the NATA examination.

Other Qualifications: The applicant must be 18 years old as at the time of applying. He should be an Indian National/OCI/PIO. CEE has categorised candidates in three major sections – Non-Keralite Category I (NK I), Non-Keralite Category II (NK II) and Keralite.


KEAM Exam 2020 Application Process

The Commissioner for Entrance Examination has extended the KEAM 2020 application deadline till 29th February. Hurry up if you have not submitted the application yet.

The application form can only be submitted in the online mode. Before filling up the form, the aspirants must keep the required documents ready. They need to upload the documents (scanned images of left-hand thumb, signature and passport-size photograph). Once the online application form is filled, the applicants must take the printout of the confirmation page and send it along with other documents (income certificate, DOB certificate, nativity proof, special reservation, etc.) to the following address -

Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, 
5th Floor, Housing Board Buildings,
Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram-695001.

How to Fill KEAM 2020 Application Form?

  • Step 1: Registration
  • Step 2: Upload images (documents)
  • Step 3: Fill up the form
  • Step 4: Release the payment
  • Step 5: Take a printout
  • Step 6: Send application to the above-mentioned address.

Ideal Size of Images: Make sure the scanned images of the documents should be in JPEG or JPG format and the file size needs to be, at least, 15KB for the photograph. The maximum size of the image should not exceed 30KB. For signature and thumb impression, the size should be between 10KB and 30KB.

  • Step 1: Registration
  • Step 2: Upload images (documents)
  • Step 3: Fill up the form
  • Step 4: Release the payment
  • Step 5: Take a printout
  • Step 6: Send application to the above-mentioned address.

Ideal Size of Images: Make sure the scanned images of the documents should be in JPEG or JPG format and the file size needs to be, at least, 15KB for the photograph. The maximum size of the image should not exceed 30KB. For signature and thumb impression, the size should be between 10KB and 30KB.

Application Fee:

The fee varies from category to category. Candidates applying for Engineering/B.Pharm or both need to pay an amount of ₹ 700/- (General) and ₹ 300/- (SC/ST), for Medical/Architecture or both need to pay an amount of ₹ 500/- (General) and ₹ 200/- (SC/ST). Those who want to take the exam for all Engineering, Architecture, Medical & allied courses need to pay an amount of ₹ 900/- (General) and ₹ 400/- (SC/ST).


Other Details

KEAM 2020 Admit Card

The KEAM 2020 admit card will be soon released online. The admit cards can be downloaded by using the login ID and password. The admit card contains details such as exam date, time, and venue. Candidates must download the admit card and take it to the exam center for making entry.

KEAM 2020 Result

The KEAM 2020 result will be announced at cee-kerala.org in the month of August 2020. Candidates can check KEAM result 2020 by using their login ID and password. The rank lists for Engineering, Architecture, B.Pharm, Agriculture/Veterinary/Fisheries/Forestry, MBBS/BDS/BUMS/BSMS, and BAMS will be released separately.

KEAM 2020 Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

The application process for the KEAM 2020 has started on 1st February 2020. The last date for submission of application is 29th February 2020. The FAQs for the exam are as follows:

Q: What is the mode of application submission?

A: The candidates can register for the exam by submitting the application online. The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations has released the notification in the month of February.

Q: Will the exam be held in online mode too?

A: No, this is a pen and paper mode exam.

Q: What happens after the online application form submission?

A: Candidates are required to send the documents along with the confirmation page (acknowledgement) of the filled application form to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations on the official address.

Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, 5th Floor, Housing Board Buildings, Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram-695001

Q: Can I check the application status?

A: Yes, you can surely check the application status by visiting the website of CEE http://www.cee-kerala.org. On the home page, you will see a link ‘Received at CEE’. Click here to know whether your sent documents have reached the office or not. If the status bar will be in green colour tick mark, it indicates that the application has already been received. If you don’t see the green colour tick mark, it means the documents have not received. In addition to that, you are going to receive a message on your mobile phone regarding the application receiving status.

Q: Is there a way that a candidate can change the exam venue?

A: No. Changing of the exam centre is not possible.

Q: What is the minimum age requirement for KEAM 2020?

A: The applicant should not be less than 17 years old at the time of submitting the online application form.

Q: If someone forgets his or her application number, what will happen?

A: In that case, a new registration needs to be done by the applicant. This way he will get the new application number.

Q: When will the KEAM 2020 answer key release?

A: It will most probably be released in the fourth week of July 2020. The exam conducting body will release the answer key after the exam is over, i.e. 16th July 2020. This gives a chance for candidates to object the answer key. If they find any discrepancy, they should contact the officials immediately (along with documents required).


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