KEAM 2021 Exam Postponed- New Dates yet to be AnnouncedJuly 8, 2021
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KEAM Exam Pattern 2023: The KEAM exam 2023 will be conducted offline in various designated exam centres. The authorities will confirm the dates for the conduct of the exam on the official website. The Commissioner of Entrance Examination, Kerala, will release the KEAM 2023 exam pattern along with the official notification. Candidates seeking admission at engineering colleges in the state of Kerala appear for two papers which form a part of the KEAM exam.
The first paper consists of questions asked from Physics and Chemistry section, while Paper II contains questions from Mathematics. The syllabus for the state-level entrance examination will consist of topics taught in Class XI and XII. Continue reading the article to get a clear view of the details regarding the KEAM paper pattern, including the test pattern, instructions to mark the OMR responses, and more.
– KEAM trial allotment list will be released on September 18, 2022. The first KEAM 2022 seat allotment list will be announced on September 21, 2022.
Before getting into the details of the KEAM exam pattern 2023, let us have an overview of the exam.
|Exam Name||Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical|
|Exam Level||State Level|
|Conducting Body||Commissioner of Entrance Examination, Kerala (CEE)|
|Commonly Known as||KEAM|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Number of Papers||2|
|Exam Duration||150 minutes for each paper|
Candidates must know the KEAM 2023 exam pattern before starting their preparation. Check the table below to know the details of the KEAM paper pattern.
|Exam Mode||Offline (Pen-paper Based)|
|Number of Papers||Paper 1 – Physics and Chemistry|
Paper 2 – Mathematics
|KEAM Question Paper Type||Objective (MCQs)|
|Total no. of Questions Per Paper||120 (in Each Paper)|
|Marks Awarded for Correct Answer||+4|
|Marks Deducted for the Wrong Answer||-1|
|Total Marks Per Paper||480 (Each Paper)|
|Frequency of the Paper||Once a Year|
|Exam Duration for Each Paper||2 Hours 30 Minutes (150 Minutes)|
|Medium of Language||English|
Looking at the brief KEAM exam pattern above, the exam has three sections: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. These three sections are divided into two papers. Candidates must appear for both papers if they wish to get engineering admission based on the KEAM score. Therefore, the weightage of marks in both papers is the same.
KEAM marking scheme refers to the marks awarded to a candidate for correct and incorrect responses. Through the KEAM marking scheme, candidates will know the marks they will be awarded for every correct answer. The exam marking scheme to understand the KEAM pass marks is similar to the JEE Main marking scheme. Candidates can check the KEAM 2023 marking scheme from the table below.
|Every Correct Response||4 Marks are Awarded|
|Every Incorrect Response||1 Mark is Deducted|
|Unattempted Questions||No Mark Is Awarded or Deducted|
As the candidates already know the brief exam pattern for KEAM, they can scroll down and understand the KEAM paper pattern in detail.
Candidates can go through the points below concerning the examination mode of conduct.
As the candidates know that the KEAM exam is conducted in an offline mode, they may practice the past year’s question paper and look at the answer sheet layout to understand how to mark the answers in the OMR sheet.
KEAM is conducted for admission in universities operating in the state of Kerala. Candidates qualifying in KEAM will have a chance for admission into various government and private institutes available in Kerala. Thus, KEAM is a state-level examination.
Here are some important highlights regarding the papers that the candidates will have to attend in the examination:
As the candidates already know, the KEAM is divided into two papers. Candidates need to answer questions in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The number of marks and questions has been distributed among these three sections or the two papers of KEAM. Check the table below to know the marks and question distribution among both papers of KEAM.
Number of Questions & Marks
Let us look at the number of questions and marks in the KEAM 2023 exam.
|Paper||Subject||Number of questions||Total marks|
|Paper-I||Physics and Chemistry||120||120×4=480|
Candidates are recommended to note the following points crucial to the examination.
Some of the most commonly asked questions on the KEAM 2023 exam pattern are as follows.
Ans: KEAM syllabus includes Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
Ans: The KEAM 2023 exam will be held in July 2023.
Ans: 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer in KEAM.
Ans: Candidates will not be given any breaks during the KEAM test.
Ans: The KEAM 2023 admit card will be available online a few days before the exam.
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