Exam Detail

KEAMKerala Engineering, Architecture and Medical Entrance Exam

  • Test Level-: State Level
  •     Eligibility-: 12th
  • Duration-:2 Hours 30 Minutes
  • Stream-: Engineering
  • Medium-: English
  • Examination Mode-: Offline
  • Total Questions-: 120

Engineering Courses:

  • B.Tech. [including B.Tech. (Agri. Engg.)
  • B.Tech. (Food Engg.&Tech.)

Courses under the Kerala Agricultural University,

  • B.Tech. (Dairy Technology)
  • B.Tech. (Food Technology)

courses under the Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences University,

  • B.Tech. (Food Science & Technology)

course under the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies].

Mode of submitting Online Application:

  • Online submission of application through the website www.cee.kerala.gov.in is required to apply for admission to all the courses (MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, BSMS, BUMS, Agriculture, Forestry, Veterinary, Fisheries, Engineering and Architecture). Candidates should send only one application for admission to any or all of the courses in KEAM 2017. Detailed instructions and guidelines for submitting Online Application for KEAM 2017 is provided separately in the above website.
  • Application Fee: General candidates - Rs.800/- SC candidates - Rs.400/- ST candidates - No Application Fee
  • Candidates can pay application fee in either of the two following methods:

    • Online Payment:

      • The fee may be paid by credit card/debit card/Internet Banking. On successful payment of fee, a Payment Confirmation Page will appear displaying the message 'Transaction Successful'. If the payment is unsuccessful, the message ‘Transaction Unsuccessful’ will be displayed. Due to communication failure, if the outcome of the payment attempt is not displayed, the ‘Payment’ tab in the candidate’s home page should be checked to see if it has turned green. If not, the transaction was unsuccessful and the payment needs to be made again and ensure that it’s successful. If the amount was debited from the account of the candidate for an unsuccessful transaction, the debited amount will be reverted to that account within 5-7 working days.
    •  E-chalan:

      • In case of payment through e-chalan, the payment should be made in the selected branches of State Bank of Travancore (SBT) in India or all Head /Sub Post Offices in Kerala, in cash. The list of selected branches of State Bank of Travancore and the list of Head/Sub Post Offices is provided separately in the above website. The echalan generated from the website after online submission of the application should be handed over to the bank/post office, as the case may be, and after depositing the fee plus processing charge, as applicable, the counterfoil (Candidate’s copy) of the e-chalan must be collected back from the bank/post office official. It must be ensured that the bank/post office official has recorded the Payment ID pertaining to the payment on the counterfoil and put the office stamp and his/her initials at the designated places on the counterfoil. If the payment was successful, the ‘Payment’ tab in the candidate’s home page turns green. Candidates are advised to login to the website and examine the ‘Payment’ tab to make sure that the fee status has been updated by the bank/post office official. If the payment tab has not turned green, the candidate should immediately contact the concerned bank/post office and get the payment status updated. The printout of the Online submitted Application can be taken only after successful payment of Application Fee.


The Application fee/additional fee once remitted will not be refunded under any circumstances.

  • Candidates choosing 'Dubai' as Examination Centre will have to remit an additional fee of Rs.12,000/- by way of online payment. The additional fee can also be remitted by way of e-chalan, if payment is made inside India. (See Prospectus clause 7.3.1 for more details) Such candidates should give a local contact number, if available, in their application in the appropriate place. If the additional fee of Rs. 12,000/- is not paid by the candidates, they will be allotted a centre within the country.
  • Last date and time for receipt of the Printout of the Application: The Printout of the Application and other relevant documents, to be submitted with the Application, are to be enclosed and sent in an A4 sized envelope, so as to reach Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, 5th Floor, Housing Board Buildings, Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram-695001 before 5 p.m. on 28.02.2017 (Tuesday), by Hand Delivery/Registered Post/Speed Post. Completed Applications will be received in the Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations on holidays also.
  • Belated Applications: Belated applications will be rejected. Candidates are therefore advised to submit the application well in advance. The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations will not be responsible for any postal delay.
  • Nativity Proof & Course Certificate: All the applicants should attach the proof for Nativity (See Prospectus Clause 6.1) and original Course Certificate/copy of mark list (as applicable) along with the printout of the application. The Course Certificate is to be obtained in the prescribed format available along with the Printout of Application.
  • Other Certificates/Documents to be submitted along with the printout of application for Communal/Special/Persons with Disability reservations and other benefits;
    • Candidates claiming reservation under Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) and other Eligible Communities (OEC) should submit Non-Creamy Layer Certificate obtained from the Village Officer. Those OEC candidates who do not come under NonCreamy Layer Category should submit the Community Certificate obtained from the Village officer for availing the Fee concession.
    • Candidates claiming reservation under Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) should submit Community Certificate obtained from the Tahsildar.
    • Candidates belonging to Communities listed in Annexure X(a) of the Prospectus who are eligible for educational concessions as is given to OEC should submit Community and Income Certificates from the Village Officer. But those who have submitted Non-Creamy Layer Certificate for claiming the applicable reservation need to submit the Income Certificate only for availing the fee concession.
    • Candidates who are children of Inter-Caste married couples of whom one is SC/ST will be eligible for educational and monetary benefits admissible to SC/ST. Such candidates should produce Inter-Caste marriage Certificate from the Tahsildar. If they are eligible for reservation under SEBC, the Non-Creamy Layer certificate obtained from the village officer is to be submitted along with the printout of application for availing SEBC reservation.
    • Candidates seeking Special Reservation as per Clause 5.2 of the Prospectus should submit the required documents mentioned therein.
    • Candidates seeking reservation under Persons with Disabilities (PD) should submit a self attested copy of the certificate of disability from the District Medical Board certifying the percentage of degree of disability, along with the printout of the application (see Prospectus clause 5.3)
    • Candidates (except SC/ST/OEC) including General category who are desirous of being considered for any fee concession/scholarship/any other benefits based on annual family income should produce Income Certificate obtained from the Village officer along with the printout of the application.
  • Incomplete or defective applications will be summarily REJECTED and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard.
  • Admit Card: The Admit Cards for the Engineering Entrance Examination can be downloaded from the website www.cee.kerala.gov.in from 10.04.2017. The printout of the admit card thus obtained will have to be produced at the time of examination. Admit Cards will not be sent by post from this office to the candidate.
  • The Engineering Entrance Examination and the allotments/admissions to all the courses will be based on the various provisions laid down in the Prospectus approved by the Government. Prospectus for KEAM 2017 is available on the website of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, “www.cee-kerala.org”. Candidates are requested to go through the various provisions in the Prospectus before submitting their applications. * Candidates should visit www.cee-kerala.org for authentic information with regard to Entrance Examination/allotments/admissions and related matters. 

The syllabus for the engineering courses is exactly that of class 11 and 12, excluding biology. Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics up to 12 classes will be asked in the questions in the paper.


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