About KEAM 2019

Kerala Engineering, Architecture, Medical Entrance Examination 2019 (KEAM) will be conducted by Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE) in April 2019. Application for KEAM 2019 will begin in the first week of February and go on till the last week of February. KEAM 2019 will take place in the last week of April and results for the same are declared in May. In 2018, KEAM applications began from February 1, 2018 and last date was February 28, 2018 till 5 P.M. In 2018, KEAM Engineering exam was held in two parts - Paper I and Paper II. Paper I was held on April 23, 2018 whereas paper II was held on April 24, 2018, both papers were conducted between 10 A.M. and 12:30 P.M. Candidates wanting to get admission in B. Pharma will have to qualify only KEAM 2019 Paper I and will be given admissions based on their scores of KEAM Paper I.

Exam level: State Level Exam
Frequency: Once a year
Languages English
Conducting Body: Commissioner for Entrance Examinations
KEAM B.Tech - Duration 5 Hours +1 More

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KEAM 2019 Important Dates

01 Feb, 2019 - 31 Mar, 2019 (Tentative) Others - Last Date for receipt of printout of online application along with supporting documents | Mode: Online
01 Feb, 2019 - 28 Feb, 2019 (Tentative) Application | Mode: Online
10 Apr, 2019 - 23 Apr, 2019 (Tentative) Admit Card | Mode: Online
23 Apr, 2019 (Tentative) Exam - Paper I | Mode: Offline
24 Apr, 2019 (Tentative) Exam - Paper II | Mode: Offline
25 May, 2019 (Tentative) Result | Mode: Online
20 Jun, 2019 (Tentative) Result - Rank list | Mode: Online
23 Jun, 2019 (Tentative) Others - Registration for Phase I counseling - Start Date | Mode: Online
29 Jun, 2019 (Tentative) Others - End of Online Option registration - Start Date | Mode: Online
01 Jul, 2019 - 05 Jul, 2019 (Tentative) Others - Remitting of Fees | Mode: Online and Online
01 Jul, 2019 (Tentative) Others - Seat Allotment Phase I - Start Date | Mode: Online and Online
06 Jul, 2019 (Tentative) Others - Choice Filling Phase II - Start Date | Mode: Online
10 Jul, 2019 (Tentative) Others - Seat Allotment Phase II - Start Date | Mode: Online
11 Jul, 2019 - 14 Jul, 2019 (Tentative) Others - Remitting of fees | Mode: Online
16 Jul, 2019 - 20 Jul, 2019 (Tentative) Others - Online Option Confirmation and Choice Rearrangement/Deletion/Addition of Choices for Phase III | Mode: Online
20 Jul, 2019 (Tentative) Others - Seat Allotment Phase III - Start Date | Mode: Online
21 Jul, 2019 - 25 Jul, 2019 (Tentative) Others - Payment of Fee/Balance Fee (offline or online) | Mode: Offline and Online
23 Jul, 2019 - 26 Jul, 2019 (Tentative) Others - Online Choice Filling for Phase IV (to fill vacant seats) | Mode: Online
27 Jul, 2019 (Tentative) Others - Phase IV Seat Allotment (to fill vacant seats) - Start Date | Mode: Online
27 Aug, 2019 (Tentative) Others - Trial Allotment - Start Date | Mode: Online

KEAM 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General PWD Online Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 700
OBC PWD Online Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 700
SC PWD Online Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 300

Aspirants for KEAM 2019 have to follow a particular set of steps in order to apply for KEAM 2019. The steps need to be followed carefully as any wrong information might mean filling a new form and/or paying the application fees again. The detailed step wise application form filling guide for KEAM 2019 is as follows:

1) Registration: Candidates need to register for KEAM 2019 to start filling up their application form. To do this, candidates need to go to the official website of KEAM 2019 and register. A password must be generated online by the candidate. A computer generated application number will be available after successful registration.

2) Uploading Photos: Scanned photos of candidate's passport sized photograph, left hand thumb impression and signature must be uploaded online as per the directions given by the authorities.

3) Filling the application form: Candidates, now, have to fill in their personal details and educational qualifications. Candidates need to remember that the information must match the information on their certificates.

4) Payment of Fees: The payment after successful submission can be done through Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking or e-Challan, online. Candidates need to submit the fees before specified date in order to get their admit card. After the payment, candidates will get a copy of their application form which has to be printed out in two copies, one must be submitted to the CEE and other for candidate's safekeeping. Candidates belonging to ST category will not have to pay any application fees.

5) Submitting application form to CEE: A printout of Application form must be mailed to the CEE along with the required documents enclosed in an envelope through speed/regular post or hand delivery on the following address-

The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, 

5th Floor,

Housing Board Buildings,

Santhi Nagar,

Thiruvananthapuram – 695 001

The documents to be enclosed are along with the application form for KEAM 2019 are:

  • Proof for nativity.
  • Self attested copy of SSLC or equivalent certificate as proof of date of birth.
  • Original and duly filled Course Certificate with signature and seal of the Head of the Institution in which the candidate is enrolled or Self-attested photocopy of the final year mark list of the qualifying examination.
  • Original Non-Creamy Layer Certificate for candidates applying under SEBC or OEC category.
  • Original caste certificate made by Tehsildar in official form for SC/ST candidates.
  • Original certificate if claiming any special reservation.
  • Original Inter-caste marriage certificate by Tehsildar, if applicable.
  • Self-attested medical certificate from the District Medical Board for differently-abled person.

KEAM 2019 Exam Pattern

KEAM B.Tech

KEAM 2019 is a technical exam and requires attention and detailed analysis. This can be done through exam pattern. Exam pattern are important as they give a bird's eye view of how the paper is set. This makes aspirants more familiar with exam and more confident about their studies. 

KEAM 2019 Exam for B. Tech. aspirants is divided in two parts - Paper I and Paper II. The exam pattern for Paper I is as follows:

Paper I
Paper NamePaper I
SubjectsPhysics and Chemistry
Number of questions120
Marks480 marks
Total Duration2 hours 30 minutes (150 minutes)
Question TypeMultiple Choice, Objective based questions
Negative Marking4 marks awarded for every right answer and 1 mark is deducted for every wrong answer


The Paper II will be held on the consecutive day. The exam pattern for Paper II is as follows:

Paper II
Paper NamePaper II
SubjectsMathematics
Number of questions120
Marks480 marks
Total Time Duration2 hours 30 minutes (150 minutes)
Question TypeMultiple Choice, Objective based questions
Negative Marking
4 marks awarded for every right answer and 1 mark is deducted for every wrong answer

KEAM B.Pharm

Thorough knowledge of Exam pattern provides confidence to the students undertaking KEAM. Exam pattern provides students with knowledge about how a paper is set, what is the standard of questions and what topics are more important. According to CEE guidelines, B. Pharma aspirants have to give only Paper I of KEAM 2019 in order to be eligible for allotment of seats. The exam pattern of KEAM 2019 Paper I is as follows:

Time duration of the paper2.5 hours (150 minutes)
Name of the PaperPaper I
Subjects in PaperPhysics and Chemistry
Question Type Multiple choice, Objective based questions
Total quantity of questions120
Marks allotted for each question 4 marks
Total marks480 marks
Marking SchemeEvery right answer draws 4 marks whereas 1 mark is deducted for every wrong answer

KEAM 2019 Mock Test

KEAM B.Tech

KEAM 2019 exam pattern and syllabus are important and after making themselves familiar with these, candidates are advised to practice through KEAM 2019 solving mock tests and previous year question papers to develop a strong grip on these. Mock tests not only help strengthen the preparation, they also help students to gain more confidence for final exam. KEAM does not release their own official sample papers but the sample papers for KEAM 2019 can be found embed on this website.

KEAM B.Pharm

The confusion around the standard of questions, exam pattern, syllabus etc. for KEAM 2019 can all be detrimental to the preparation. CEE does not release much information about the kind of paper that is going to come, making it one of the challenging engineering entrance exams. The way to tackle this problem effectively is to solve as much mock tests or previous year question papers or sample question papers as possible. This is very helpful as it not only makes you aware of the kind of questions that are going to be asked but also gives you the confidence to tackle them head on.

KEAM 2019 Admit Card

Admit card for KEAM 2019 is highly important as the student who does not produce it will not be allowed to sit for the exam. KEAM 2019 admit card is available to download online in the second week of April after the application is successfully accepted at the CEE head office. Admit card is instrumental to procure your result too as it carries your personal information and enrollment number. You can get your KEAM 2019 score through your admit card. Furthermore, KEAM 2019 Admit card is also needed at the time of the admission and aspirants need to produce it at the time of counselling. Thus, it is important that the student has his/her admit card at the time of exam and after that too.

KEAM 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Kerala Alappuzha
Thiruvananthapuram
Kollam
Pathanamthitta
Thodupuzha
Kottayam
Ernakulam
Thrissur
Palakkad
Malappuram
Kozhikode
Kannur
Kasaragod
Kattappana
Maharashtra Mumbai
Delhi New Delhi

Documents Required at Exam

  • Government Issued Photo ID
  • Admit Card

KEAM 2019 Result

KEAM 2019 result is declared as KEAM score after giving the entrance exam. The admission to various Engineering and Pharmacy colleges depend on the KEAM scores of students. Result for B.Tech. comes out in the fourth week of May. After the result, the counseling process for KEAM takes place where students are allotted colleges based on their KEAM scores. The students which have selected Pharmacy only have to appear for Paper I of KEAM.

Cutoff for KEAM 2019 follows the rank wise procedure where students are given ranks based on their KEAM scores and the admission is based on the ranks. Seats will not be allotted to students who do not meet the cutoff and there will be different cutoffs for each participating college, course and category. The key factors which effect KEAM 2019 cutoff are:

1) Marks obtained in KEAM 2019

2) Marking Scheme of KEAM 2019

3) Cutoff for previous year

4) Availability of Seats in colleges

5) How difficult KEAM 2019 was

KEAM 2019 Counselling

Counseling for KEAM 2019 will take place in four phases. Depending on ranks, students will be allotted seats in various colleges and courses. Students getting a seat must pay the due fees and take the available seat or it will be given to next candidate in line.

On the off chance that, applicants are asked to show up for a personal counseling at any phase of seat granting process and the candidate is not able to come on certified grounds, the parent/guardian or any approved individual can attend the allotment process as a proxy of the applicant, on producing an authorized letter in the format given in Annexure XIX. Authorized letter once gotten will be viewed as legitimate for the whole allotment process, except if the candidate disavows it in writing.

KEAM 2019 Selection Process

KEAM B.Tech

Admissions to Engineering programs is to be done on the basis of merit. An equal weightage of 50:50 is to be given to marks in the Entrance Examination for Engineering (Paper I & Paper II both) and the grade or marks for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry together in twelfth grade or senior secondary. If applicant has not studied Chemistry, Computer Science will be considered. If applicant has not studied Chemistry and Computer Science, Biotechnology will be considered. If applicant has not studied Chemistry, Computer Science and Biotechnology, the marks obtained in Biology will be taken into consideration.

KEAM B.Pharm

Selection process for B. Pharma defines the steps taken by the authorities for allotment of seats to students. Seats are allotted to the B. Pharma course on the basis of marks obtained in the Paper-I (Physics & Chemistry) of the KEMA 2019 and the rank list is prepared based on these criteria.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Physical Fitness Test
  • KEAM Admit Card 2019
  • KEAM Result 2019
  • Proof of Date of Birth
  • Allotment Memo issued by CEE
  • Fee Receipt issued by Bank
  • 10+2th Standard Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate from last attended institute
  • Conduct Certificate from last attended institutes
  • Eligibility Certificate (for applicants who have passed more than one qualifying examination conducted by CEE)
  • Migration Certificate (if applicable)

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