KEAM (Kerala Engineering Agriculture and Medical) Entrance Examination (http://www.cee-kerala.org/)
The Commissionerate of Entrance Examinations (CEE) conducts entrance examination for admission to Kerala Engineering, Agriculture and Medical degrees every year. It is called KEAM. The allotment to KEAM is made through a Single Window System of the Centralised Allotment Process (CAP).
Total number candidates appeared for the Engineering stream of KEAM 2011 - 101905
Total no.of candidates appeared for the Medical stream of KEAM 2011 - 77335
Papers for the Engineering Entrance Examination :
Paper I - Physics & Chemistry
Paper II – Mathematics
Each Paper will be of two and a half hours duration
Papers for the Medical Entrance Examination :
Paper I - Chemistry & Physics
Paper II - Biology
Each Paper will be of two and a half hours duration.
Pattern of the Paper:
The Entrance examination for Medical and Engineering streams will be objective type with Multiple Choice Questions and based on single response. For each question, five suggested answers would be given, of which only one will be the most appropriate response.
For Engineering and Medical Entrance Examinations, each Paper will have 120 questions to be answered in 150 minutes.
Scoring, negative marks:
For each correct response in the Engineering and Medical Entrance Examinations, the candidates will be awarded four marks, and for each incorrect response, one mark will be deducted from the total score.
Dates of the Entrance Examinations:
Engineering Entrance Examination:
23.04.2012 10.00 am to 12.30 pm Paper I - Physics & Chemistry
24.04.2012 10.00 am to 12.30 pm Paper II - Mathematics
Medical Entrance Examination:
25.04.2012 10.00 am to 12.30 pm Paper I - Chemistry & Physics
26.04.2012 10.00 am to 12.30 pm Paper II - Biology
Criteria of eligibility for admission:
Nativity : Only Indian citizens are eligible for admission to Professional courses unless otherwise notified. Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/ Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) will also be treated at par with Indian citizens for the limited purpose of admission. However PIO/OCI candidates will not be eligible for any kind of reservation. Candidates seeking admission to Professional courses will be categorised as Keralite, Non-Keralite (Category I) and Non-Keralite (Category II). Further details can be obtained from the KEAM 2012 prospectus (http://www.cee-kerala.org/docs/keam2012/prospectus/prospectus_keam12.pdf)
Details about the syllabus are given in the information brochure. It can also be
seen at the link,