KEAM exam – All you need to know

Kerala as a state is known as “God’s own country” thanks to its vivid greenery and picturesque backwaters. It is also known for having a literacy rate of 100%. The state has some of the best known colleges in Engineering,
Medicine, Law, etc.

We at PaGaLGuY bring you all the important details that you need to know in order to crack the KEAM exams and to make it to the college of your choice. We are running a series of articles which tell you the ranks needed to enter each college, category-wise and branch-wise. This
list will help you understand the likely ranks which will help you secure
admission to each institute.

The Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations was
established in 1983 as a separate entity to conduct the Entrance Examinations
for admission to Professional Courses in Kerala. This exam is the key to enter
streams like Engineering, Medicine, Nursing, Law, Pharmacy, etc.  The CEE has
been conducting thirteen Entrance Examinations each year for admissions to various undergraduate
and post graduate professional courses. Among these, the Kerala Engineering Agricultural
Medical Entrance Examination (KEAM)
is probably the most popular exam and about one lakh
twenty five thousand candidates appear for this exam each year. The other courses for
which the CEE conducts Entrance Examinations are three year LLB, five Year LLB,
LLM, MCA, M Pharm, MD Homeo, MDS, MD Ayurveda, M.Sc Nursing, PG Medical and PG
Super Speciality.

The Commissionerate also makes seat allotments based on the
ranks obtained in the test.  The entrance exam KEAM is scheduled from the
20th to the 23rd of April 2015. The exam will be hosted at all major cities in
Kerala and in cities like Mumbai, New Delhi and Dubai, etc.

For admission to Engineering courses, ranks will be computed with equal weight (50:50) to the marks obtained in the Entrance
Examination for Engineering (Paper I & Paper II put together), and the marks
obtained for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together in the final year
of the qualifying examination.

You have to attempt a total of 120 multiple choice questions in 150 minutes. You are awarded 4 marks for every right answer while a wrong one will cost you a mark.

Paper Schedule for the
Engineering Entrance Examination:

Paper I – Physics & Chemistry

Will be held on 20.04. 2015 (Monday) from 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Paper II – Mathematics

Will be held on 21.04.2015 (Tuesday) from 10.00 am to 12.30 pm.

All the Best!!!