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  • Last Modified 28-03-2023

KEAM Cut-off 2023: Check Previous Year Cut-off Marks


Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE) will release the KEAM result tentatively in May 2023. They will release the KEAM cut-off 2023 soon after the conclusion of the exam on the official website. The KEAM 2023 exam will be conducted on May 17, 2023. Candidates who secured the required cut-off marks will be eligible for KEAM counselling. The previous year’s KEAM cut-off marks, the difficulty level of the entrance exam, the total number of available seats, and other factors will determine the KEAM cut-off marks.

KEAM is a state-level entrance exam organised by Kerala, CEE. It is conducted to facilitate admissions to those students seeking admission in undergraduate courses offered by various colleges and universities in Kerala state. As the KEAM 2023 cut-off is yet to be released, candidates can go through the previous year’s cut-off to get an idea of the cut-off trends. Continue reading the article to know more.

Latest Updates:
– CEE Kerala will conduct KEAM 2023 on May 17, 2023.
– KEAM 2023 notification is expected to be released soon on the official website.

KEAM Cut-off Marks 2023: Exam Overview

Based on the cut-off scores of KEAM 2023, the authority will prepare a merit list, and candidates will get admission on the basis of the rank list. Let us get an overview of KEAM 2023 from the following table:

Mode of ExaminationOffline (Pen-paper Based)
Total Number of PapersPaper 1 – Physics and Chemistry
Paper 2 – Mathematics
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total Number of Questions in Each Paper120 (In Each Paper)
Number of Options for Each Question5
Total Marks in KEAM for Each Correct Answer+4
Total Marks in KEAM Deducted for the Wrong Answer (Negative Marking)-1
Total Marks in KEAM in Each Paper480
Total Marks in KEAM Engineering Exam (Two Papers Together)960
Duration of Exam for Each Paper2 Hours 30 Minutes (150 Minutes)
Medium of LanguageEnglish

Factors Determining KEAM Cut-off Marks 2023

A list of factors that determine the KEAM cut-off 2023 is mentioned below.

  • The difficulty level of the entrance exam.
  • The total number of available seats.
  • The total number of candidates who appeared for the exam.
  • The number of students who qualified for the exam.

Expected KEAM Cut-off Marks 2023

Kerala CEE officials will release the cut-off scores as the last ranks PDF file. The candidates can verify the KEAM cut-off marks for 2023 after the KEAM exam. After analysing historical trends of the KEAM cut-off marks, we have provided below the expected KEAM cut-off 2023 marks.

Let us look at the expected KEAM cut-off 2023 marks in the following table:

Name of CategoryOpening KEAM Cut-off Marks 2023Closing KEAM Cut-off Marks 2023
General Category 300390
Other Backward Class (OBC) Category380390
Economically Weaker Section (EWS) Category 380390
Schedule Caste (SC) Category 360370
Scheduled Tribe (ST) Category 350360
PwD Category330340

Previous Year KEAM Cut-off Marks

Candidates can find the previous year’s KEAM cut-off scores in the following table.

KEAM 2022 Cut-off

RoundsKEAM Last Ranks
Mock RoundCheck Cut-off
Phase 1Check Cut-off
Phase 2Check Cut-off
Phase 3Check Cut-off

KEAM 2021 Cut-off

Let us look at the 2021 KEAM cut-off:

S. No.RoundsKEAM Last Ranks PDF
1Phase 1 Seat AllotmentClick Here
2Phase 2 Seat AllotmentClick Here
3Phase 3 Seat AllotmentClick Here
4Mop-up Round Seat AllotmentClick Here

KEAM 2020 Cut-off

Let us look at the 2020 KEAM cut-off in the table below:

S.NoRoundsKEAM Last Ranks PDF
1KEAM 2020 Trial AllotmentClick Here
2KEAM 2020 Counselling Round 1Click Here
3KEAM 2020 Counselling Round 2Click Here
4KEAM 2020 Counselling Round 3Click Here

KEAM 2019 Cut-off

Let us look at the 2019 KEAM cut-off:

S.NoRoundsKEAM Last Ranks PDF
1KEAM 2019 Trial AllotmentClick Here
2KEAM 2019 Counselling Round 1Click Here
3KEAM 2019 Counselling Round 2Click Here
4KEAM 2019 Counselling Round 3Click Here
5KEAM 2019 Mop-up Counselling Click Here

KEAM 2018 Cut-off

Let us look at the 2018 KEAM cut-off:

S.NoRoundsKEAM Last Ranks PDF
1KEAM 2018 Trial AllotmentClick Here
2KEAM 2018 Counselling Round 1Click Here
3KEAM 2018 Counselling Round 2Click Here
4KEAM 2018 Counselling Round 3Click Here
5KEAM 2018 Counselling Round 4/ Spot RoundClick Here

KEAM 2023 Expected Cut-off

The CEE (Commissioner of Entrance Exam) Kerala will soon release the KEAM 2023 cut-off on the official website. Candidates can check the branch-wise expected KEAM cut-off 2023 below:

Branch/ Course NameParticipating InstituteExpected Cut-off
Applied Electronics & InstrumentationGovernment Engineering54923
Government-Controlled Self Financing53572
Self Financing55887
Computer Science and EngineeringGovernment Engineering55122
Government-Controlled Self Financing55865
Mechanical EngineeringGovernment Engineering54321
Government-Controlled Self Financing55884
Self Financing55895
MedicalGovernment Medical16544
Government – Controlled Self Financing55867
Self Financing55894
Electrical and ElectronicsGovernment Engineering55802
Government – Controlled Self Financing55687
Self Financing55894
Agricultural EngineeringGovernment Engineering38196
Civil EngineeringGovernment Engineering46445
Government – Controlled Self Financing55842
Self Financing55863
Electronics and CommunicationGovernment Engineering54765
Government – Controlled Self Financing55665
Self Financing55903
Chemical EngineeringGovernment Engineering54743
Government – Controlled Self Financing54767
Information and TechnologyGovernment Engineering55506
Government – Controlled Self Financing54862
Self Financing55685
Aeronautical EngineeringSelf Financing55558
B.Sc (Hons.) AgricultureGovernment Medical54247
DentalGovernment – Controlled Self Financing16076
Government Medical20895
Self Financing25102
ArchitectureGovernment Engineering2095
Self Financing2647
B.Sc (Hons.) ForestryGovernment Medical11423
Automobile EngineeringSelf Financing55836
BFSc.Government Medical26117

KEAM 2023: Participating Colleges and Seats

KEAM participating colleges and the number of seats are as below:

Name of CollegesTotal CollegesTotal Seats
Government-aided Engineering Colleges125133
Engineering Colleges Under Kerala Agricultural University and Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University2299
Government Controlled Engineering Colleges247119
Private Self-Financing Engineering Colleges11946525
KEAM Cut-off participating colleges and seats intake

KEAM Cut-off for Top 3 Colleges

The previous year’s KEAM cut-off 2023 for the top 3 colleges is as under.

College Name Course Name Category Closing Rank
College of Engineering, Trivandrum Civil Engineering BH 2044
BX 3534
CC 3
DV 22368
EZ 2512
KN 18238
KU 4726
LA 4131
MU 2197
PD 41593
PI 4
RP 4724
SC 17839
SD 4966
SM 1815
ST 25607
VK 2429
XS 2809
Computer Science Engineering BH 740
BX 1713
CC 7
DV 2707
EZ 816
KN 9237
KU 1551
LA 1678
MU 786
PD 49589
SC 14435
SM 641
ST 33479
VK 670
Electrical and Electronics Engineering BH 1887
BX 3996
DV 7485
EZ 1631
KN 20098
KU 27056
LA 3358
MU 2038
PD 40853
PT 1
SC 19185
SD 2907
SM 1161
ST 40639
VK 1720
XS 1656
Electronics and Communication Engineering BH 905
BX 3862
DV 2971
EZ 1180
KN 3868
KU 15532
LA 976
MU 1082
PD 49477
SC 17604
SM 805
ST 48732
VK 1096
Mechanical Engineering BH 771
BX 2618
DV 13034
EZ 1167
KN 1272
KU 2296
LA 1144
MU 841
PD 19595
RP 1401
SC 11682
SM 628
ST 47871
VK 1107
TKM College of Engineering, Kollam Civil Engineering BH 4889
BX 8843
DV 13796
EZ 3977
KN 22525
KU 13709
LA 6287
MU 3721
SC 20626
SD 11103
SM 3234
ST 46169
VK 3476
Computer Science Engineering BH 1827
CC 9
DV 13321
EZ 2158
LA 3792
MU 2491
PD 12837
RP 1975
SC 25862
SM 1286
ST 49771
VK 1958
Electrical and Electronics Engineering BH 3907
BX 19651
DV 19058
EZ 4288
KN 20317
KU 13360
LA 4744
MU 4067
RP 4585
SC 34984
SD 3591
SM 3079
ST 53749
VK 5158
Electronics and Communication Engineering BH 4039
BX 4223
DK 48775
DV 24443
EZ 4280
HR 31064
KN 23344
KU 19649
LA 6378
MU 3985
PT 4
SC 34536
SM 3035
ST 55892
VK 6520
Mechanical Engineering BH 2602
CC 1
DV 10153
EZ 2284
KN 6110
LA 3642
MU 2155
SC 16463
SM 1516
ST 50796
VK 2459
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam Civil Engineering BH 6833
CC 5
DV 17186
EZ 6349
LA 7897
MU 6361
PD 47908
SC 23723
SG 6424
SM 5284
ST 41982
VK 5729
Computer Science Engineering BH 5134
BX 8078
CC 13
DV 27313
EZ 5832
KN 34656
KU 11981
LA 8942
MU 4692
SC 28090
SM 3961
ST 45220
VK 4632
Electrical and Electronics Engineering BH 6746
BX 11327
DV 19581
EZ 6157
KN 36286
KU 5442
LA 12339
MU 7519
PI 8
SC 35899
SM 5408
VK 6585
Electronics and Communication Engineering BH 7688
CC 22
DV 7246
EZ 6169
KN 32551
LA 6554
MU 6842
SC 35201
SD 8728
SM 5240
VK 7497
Mechanical Engineering BH 3327
DV 17447
EZ 4164
HR 30636
KN 13952
KU 22510
LA 6091
MU 4062
PD 37959
SC 26270
SM 3140
ST 53359
VK 4465

Courses Offered Through KEAM 2023

Candidates can check the list of courses offered through the KEAM 2023 exam below:

  • Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)
  • B.Tech in Agricultural Engineering
  • B.Tech in Food Engineering and Technology
  • B.Tech in Dairy Technology
  • B.Tech in Food Technology
  • B.Tech in Food Science and Technology

KEAM 2023 Free Mock Tests

Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to attempt the KEAM mock test at Embibe:

  • 1st Step: Visit Embibe’s official website, i.e., embibe.com.
  • 2nd Step: Login using your mobile number/email.
  • 3rd Step: Select your ‘Goal’ as ‘KEAM’ under Engineering.
  • 4th Step: Click ‘Next’ and select your preferred language.
  • 5th Step: Refer to the below-mentioned links to attempt mock tests.
KEAM Free Mock Test
Test Series 1 – Physics & Chemistry Test Series 2 – Physics & Chemistry
Test Series 1 – Mathematics Test Series 2 – Mathematics
Test Series 3 – Physics & Chemistry Test Series 4 – Physics & Chemistry
Test Series 3 – Mathematics Test Series 4 – Mathematics
Test Series 5 – Physics & Chemistry Test Series 5 – Mathematics

FAQs on KEAM 2023 Cut-off

Below are some of the frequently asked questions on the KEAM cut-off marks:

Q: What is the cut-off of KEAM 2023?

Ans: KEAM cut-off is the opening and closing ranks of candidates selected for admission into the participating institutes.

Q: How is KEAM rank calculated?

Ans: The KEAM rank list is prepared by calculating the average marks secured in the entrance exam and Class 12 in a ratio of 50:50. If the candidate has not studied Chemistry in Class 12, then the marks obtained in Computer Science will be taken.

Q: What are the factors determining the KEAM 2023 cut-off?

Ans: The factors affecting the KEAM cut-off 2023 are:
1. Previous year KEAM cut-off.
2. The difficulty level of the entrance exam.
3. The total number of available seats.
4. The total number of candidates who appeared for the exam.

Q: What are the details required to check KEAM result 2023?

Ans: Candidates can access their KEAM 2023 results by entering their application number and password.

Q: Is passing the KEAM cut-off 2023 sufficient for admission to top Kerala institutions?

Ans: After passing the KEAM cut-off, the candidate will be assigned seats, and the fee payment process will begin. Candidates must reach the institute with all original documentation. Only after successful document verification will candidates be able to acquire seats in their desired colleges.

Also, read:

KEAM Admissions 2023KEAM Exam Analysis 2023
KEAM Important DatesKEAM Answer Key

We hope the above article has answered all your doubts and queries on the KEAM cut-off.

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