KEAM 2017 Application Form, Exam Dates, Pattern

KEAM 2017 stands for Kerala Engineering Agriculture Medical Entrance Examination. It is conducted by the Government of Kerala and so, is a State Level Examination. KEAM is for admission into the courses of Engineering, Architecture, MBBS, BDS, Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Siddha, Agriculture, Forestry, Veterinary and Fisheries. However in this article, the focus will be laid on engineering alone.

KEAM 2017 Exam Summary
Name of Examination Kerala Engineering Agriculture Medical Entrance Examination.
Commonly known as KEAM Exam
Exam Level UG
Conducting Authority Govt. Of Kerala
Exam Stream Engineering Entrance Examination  

KEAM 2017 Application Form

  • The Application Form of KEAM 2017 is an online one. Please make the Online Submission of Application through their official website:
  • The applicant is required to apply for the Entrance Examination for admission to all the courses (Medical & Allied, Engineering and Architecture). If an applicant submits more than one printout of the application, his/her candidature is likely to be cancelled.

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  • The Application Fee varies for those applying against the General and SC / SC Category. The General Category has to pay INR 1,000/- and the SC / ST Category has to pay INR 500/-. ST applicants whose annual family income is below Rs.40,000/- are relieved from payment, provided they produce the required documents.
  • Applicants choosing 'Dubai' as Examination Centre will have to remit an additional fee of INR12,000/- through a Demand Draft (DD) drawn on a Nationalised Bank, in favour of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, payable at Thiruvananthapuram along with the printout of the application.

KEAM 2017 Eligibility Criteria

  • Indians and Keralites are allowed to apply for KEAM.
  • The applicants who have passed their 10+2s from recognized boards, with 50% marks in Mathematics individually, and 50 % marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry combined, are eligible for admission.
  • the students who have satisfied the abovementioned conditions with only 45%  are eligible for admission underManagement Quota in Private Self Financing Engineering Colleges.
  • In place of Chemistry, Computer Science or Biotechnology or Biology is applicable.

KEAM 2017 Exam Pattern

  • There will be two papers – Paper I and Paper II. Paper I includes the subjects Physics and Chemistry. Paper II includes only Maths. Each paper will last for 2.5 hours. The questions will be multiple choice questions, each with five options.
  • The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations will publish the “Answer Keys” on the website of the CEE and in leading dailies, after the completion of all the examinations.
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KEAM 2017 Syllabus

Physics syllabus
  • Physics and Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy and Power
  • Rotational Motion
  • Gravitation
  • Properties of Solids and Liquids
  • Thermodynamics
  • Kinetic Theory of Gases
  • Oscillations and Waves
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic effects of Current and Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Optics
  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Electronic Devices
  • Communication Systems
Chemistry syllabus
  • Some Basic Concepts in Chemistry
  • States of Matter
  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Solutions
  • Equilibrium
  • Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  • General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Metals
  • Hydrogen
  • S-Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals)
  • P-Block Elements
  • d- and f- Block Elements
  • Co-ordination Compounds
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Purification and Characterization of Organic Compounds
  • Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Organic Compounds containing Halogens
  • Organic Compounds containing Oxygen
  • Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen
  • Polymers
  • Biomolecules
  • Chemistry in Everyday Life
  • Principles related to Practical Chemistry
Mathematics syllabus
  • Sets, Relations and Functions
  • Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Mathematical Induction
  • Binomial Theorem and its Simple Applications
  • Sequences and Series
  • Limit, Continuity and Differentiability
  • Integral Calculus
  • Differential Equations
  • Co-ordinate Geometry
  • Three Dimensional Geometry
  • Vector Algebra
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Trigonometry
  • Mathematical Reasoning
Biology syllabus
  • Water Relation of Plants
  • Mineral Nutrition
  • Photosynthesis
  • Respiration
  • Animal Nutrition and Digestive System of Cockroach & Humans
  • Circulation in Animals
  • Excretion and Osmo regulation in Animals
  • Movement and Locomotion in Animal
  • Nervous System of Cockroach and Humans
  • Human Endocrine System
  • Growth and Development in Plants
  • Reproduction and Development in Animals
  • Growth, Regeneration and Ageing
  • Organism and their Environment
  • Natural Resources: Their Kinds and Sources
  • Biological Resources and Biodiversity
  • Population – Environment and Development
  • Food Production
  • Immunity and Human Health
  • Modern Methods of Diagnosis

KEAM 2017 Exam Dates

KEAM 2017 Exam Events Examination Dates
Starting date of the sale of prospectus Jan-2017
Starting date of Online Application forms Jan-2017

End date of submission the Online Application forms Feb-2017
End date of printout the Applications forms Feb-2017
Date of Downloading KEAM 2017 admit card Mar-2017
KEAM 2017 Exam Date April 2017
Date of KEAM 2017 Result declaration May-2017

Note: Above mentioned are subject to change these dates are tentative. You are advised to regularly visit our website for latest updates.

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