KEAM 2022 Notification – Exam Date Revised, Eligibility Criteria
KEAM Notification 2022: Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE) has postponed the KEAM 2022 exam dates. The revised exam dates have been released. The date to fill out the application form has been extended to May 10, 2022. Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical (KEAM) exam is conducted for admission in Engineering, Pharmacy, and Agriculture streams at an undergraduate level.
The KEAM exam will be conducted across Kerala and in different centres situated in Mumbai, New Delhi, and Dubai. The KEAM entrance exam was conducted offline for admission into the B.Tech programme in the institutes available in Kerala. Read on to know everything about KEAM 2022 notification, including the eligibility criteria, application form, answer key, exam dates, result, counselling etc.
KEAM Important Dates 2022
Candidates must be aware of the entire schedule related to KEAM not to miss any important deadlines. The table below depicts the KEAM important dates 2022:
Release of Official Notification
Starting Date of Application Form
April 6, 2022
Last Date of Submission of Application
May 10, 2022
Release of KEAM Admit Card
To be announced
KEAM Exam Date Paper 1 (Physics & Chemistry)
July 4, 2022
KEAM Exam Date Paper 2 (Mathematics)
July 4, 2022
Release of Answer Key
First Week of July 2022
KEAM Result Declaration
July 25, 2022 (Tentative)
To be announced
KEAM Eligibility Criteria 2022
Once the candidates decide to appear for the KEAM, they must fulfil the eligibility criteria laid down by the Institute for admission into BE courses. The candidate’s application form should be filled out only if they meet the eligibility criteria. All the non-eligible candidates filling out the application form will get their candidature rejected at further stages in the admission process. The KEAM 2022 eligibility criteria for admission into BE programmes are mentioned below:
The candidate must be an Indian National or Person of Indian Origin / Overseas Citizen of India (PIO/OCI)
Candidates must be of one of three categories: 1. Domicile: The candidate must be a Keralite. Children of All India Services Officers have also been considered for this category, provided their parents are posted in the Kerala cadre and have the necessary proof. 2. Non-Keralite (Category-1): The candidate must stay in Kerala for at least 5 years for education purposes. Children of Non-Keralite parents working in defence or as a Government of India who studied their Class 12 in Kerala also come under this category. 3. Non-Keralite (Category-2): All other candidates who do not belong to either of the two categories mentioned above fall under this category.
Candidates must have passed or appeared in 12th Class board exams with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics from a recognized board.
Marks in Qualifying Exam
Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 50 percent in PCM subjects. 50% in Mathematics is compulsory.
Candidates who do not pay the application fee will not be issued the KEAM admit card. Thus, the payment of the application fee is a mandatory step to get the application form marked as complete. The steps to fill out the online application form for KEAM 2022 are mentioned below.
1st Step: Registration & Filling the Application Form
Visit the official website – cee.kerala.gov.in. Then, click on the link provided for the “KEAM 2022 Online Application”.
Candidates will have to register by providing the following details, Candidate’s Name, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, E-mail Address, and Password.
After the registration process, click on the “Process To Fill Application” button.
2nd Step: Filling the Application Form
The candidates need to fill in other details of the application form, including Basic, Academic, and Communication Details.
Click on the “Save & Proceed” button.
3rd Step: Payment of Application Fee
The required fee can be paid online only (credit card/debit card/ net banking)
KEAM 2022 Application Fee
Candidates choosing ‘Dubai’ as an exam centre
12,000 + additional
4th Step: Upload Scanned Images
Candidates need to upload images of photos and signatures in JPG/JPEG or PDF format.
5th Step: Take a Hardcopy of the Confirmation Page
After the final submission of the application form, take a printout of the confirmation page.
KEAM Exam Centres 2022
While filling out the application form, candidates need to select the preference of the KEAM 2022 exam city. The exam will be conducted in various test venues in Kerala and Delhi, Mumbai, and Dubai.
Candidates need to report at the allotted test centre only. The exam centre allotted to the candidate will be displayed on the KEAM admit card. CEE will allocate a test centre in Dubai as well. Candidates can check the list of KEAM 2022 exam centres from the below table:
KEAM 2022 Exam Centres
Candidates will not be able to change the exam centre after the final allotment of the exam centre is done. Thus, the candidates must fill the exam centre preferences in the application form, keeping all the factors in mind.
KEAM 2022 Admit Card
Commissioner of Entrance Examination, Kerala, will release the KEAM 2022 admit card for all the candidates who fill out the application form. Candidates can download the KEAM admit card from the official website of CEE – cee.kerala.gov.in. The application number and password are required to download the KEAM admit card. The admit card consists of details such as exam centre address, personal details of the candidate, exam related details, signature and photograph of the candidate. All the candidates must carry a printed copy of the admit card to the exam hall.
KEAM Exam Pattern 2022
Once the candidate decides to appear for the KEAM 2022, they must start preparing for the exam. Being a competitive level exam, candidates must keep their preparation strong. The preparation should start with a careful study of exam patterns. Candidates can check the KEAM exam pattern below:
The exam is conducted in offline mode.
It has two papers.
Paper 1 consists of Physics and Chemistry.
Paper 2 is for Mathematics.
The number of questions in each paper and the maximum marks is tabulated below:
No. of Questions/Maximum Marks
Paper 1 – Physics and Chemistry
Paper 2 – Mathematics
NOTE: As you can see, each question in KEAM carries 4 marks. There is a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer. The questions of KEAM are of MCQ type.
KEAM Preparation Tips 2022
Candidates must start with the exam preparation as soon as the exam is around the corner. Being a competitive level exam, candidates must start with the KEAM 2022 preparation when the decision to appear is made. Given are some of the tips to prepare for KEAM 2022:
Know the Exam Pattern: As the initial step of the KEAM preparation, candidates must be aware of the pattern/marking schedule of the examination. Therefore, knowing the KEAM syllabus is crucial for your exam preparation.
Make a Plan: After having complete knowledge of the exam pattern and syllabus, aspirants can plan according to their capability in each of the topics included in the syllabus considering the weightage of every section. The preparation strategy for the exam will be different for every test taker, as every candidate will face difficulty in other topics.
Study Material: After the aspirants have a plan and know the syllabus, they must accumulate the best KEAM books to study in the preparation process.
Studying: Candidates must make a preparation plan/ strategy as per the syllabus and paper pattern. Make sure all the topics are covered in the syllabus.
Creation of Short Notes: While preparing for the exam, candidates must make short notes, summaries and formulas for every topic they study. Creating short notes will help in a quick revision.
Practice Previous Year Question Papers: Once the syllabus is completed, the next step must practice the KEAM previous year’s papers. The last year’s question papers will help the candidates know the paper pattern, marking scheme, frequently asked questions and important topics for the exam. Solving the previous year’s KEAM question paper can help candidates note their mistakes and weak points and improve them. Solving previous year’s question papers help aspirants improve their time management skills and help them cope with exam anxiety.
Mock Test Papers: Candidates can solve mock test papers as a source of quick revision. Embibe provides a range of mock test papers with the exact exam pattern, difficulty level and marking scheme.
Revision: As the last step of the KEAM 2022 preparation, candidates must revise every topic they have studied. The revision will help in remembering whatever you have learned.
Best Books For KEAM 2022 Preparation
Candidates must have proper study material to study for KEAM 2022. The study material includes books recommended by faculty and previous year toppers. The list of the best books for KEAM 2022 preparation is mentioned below:
KEAMBooks For Physics Preparation
Name of the Book
Fundamentals of Physics
Halliday, Resnick, and Walker
Concept of Physics Volume 1 & 2
Understanding Physics Series
KEAM Books For Chemistry Preparation
Name of the Book
Class 12th NCERT Chemistry Part I
Class 12th NCERT Chemistry Part II
KEAM Books For Mathematics Preparation
Name of the Book
Class 12th NCERT Mathematics Part I
Class 12th NCERT Mathematics Part II
MC Graw Hills
All in One Book For KEAM Preparation
Name of the Book
Engineering Entrance Question Bank 2019 for JEE and Kerala
15 Year’s Solved Papers Kerala CEE Engineering Entrance Exam
KEAM Syllabus is based on the Higher Secondary syllabus of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The detailed syllabus is as under:
KEAM 2022 Syllabus: Physics
The syllabus for Physics is mentioned below:
Introduction and Measurement
Description of Motion in One Dimension
Description of Motion in Two and Three Dimensions
Laws of Motion
Work, Energy and Power
The motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body Rotation
Mechanics of Solids and Fluids
Heat and Thermodynamics
Magnetic Effect of Current and Magnetism
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
Optics – Ray & Wave
Dual Nature of Matter and Radiations
Solids and Semiconductor Devices
Principles of Communications
KEAM 2022 Syllabus: Chemistry
The syllabus for Chemistry is given below:
Basic Concepts and Atomic Structure
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
States of Matter
Periodic Properties of Elements and Hydrogen
S-Block Elements and Principles of Metallurgy
D-Block and F-Block Elements
Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry
Coordination Compounds and Organometallics
Basic Principles, Purification, and Characterization of Organic Compounds
Organic Reaction Mechanism
Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Halogens
Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen
Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Nitrogen
Polymers and Biomolecules
Environmental Chemistry and Chemistry in Everyday Life
KEAM 2022 Syllabus: Mathematics
Below given is the syllabus for Mathematics:
Sets, Relations, and Functions
Sequences and Series
Permutations and Combinations
Binomial Theorem and Mathematical Induction
Matrices and Determinants
Mathematical Logic and Boolean Algebra
Trigonometric Functions and Inverse Trigonometric Functions
Cartesian System of Rectangular Coordinates
Lines and Family of Lines
Circles and Family of Circles
Statistics and Probability
Functions, Limits, and Continuity
Application of Derivatives
KEAM 2022 Answer Key
CEE will release the KEAM 2022 provisional answer key via the official website. All aspirants who are not satisfied with the Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical answer key released by CEE can challenge it. Candidates can challenge the KEAM answer key only in the prescribed period decided by authorities.
To challenge the answer key, a candidate must send the entries via post or deposit them to the CEE Trivandrum office. Rs. 100/- demand draft has to be sent along with all the supporting documents to challenge it. After the correction window has been closed, the authorities will release the final answer key on the official website.
Considering the objections by the candidate, necessary changes will be made by the officials. The authorities then release the answer key with revised answers. Officials will use the final answer key and the marking scheme to evaluate the KEAM score.
KEAM Result 2022
Commissioner of Entrance Examination, Kerala, will release the KEAM result over the official website. Candidates can check the result in online mode only. Aspirants can check their KEAM Engineering Entrance Exam results by logging in with their Application Number and Password. Aspirants who score the minimum qualifying marks specified by CEE Kerala will qualify, and their names will be included in the KEAM rank list 2022.
Candidates will have to submit a 10+2 score also. A rank list will be prepared considering the score in KEAM and 10+2 score. Candidates will be allotted ranks, and based on these ranks, candidates will be called for counselling rounds.
Tie-breaking Criteria for KEAM Rank List Preparation
Candidates scoring higher marks in the mathematics paper of KEAM 2022 will be placed higher in the rank list.
If the tie persists, candidates with higher marks in the physics section of paper I of KEAM 2022 will be allotted a higher rank.
Candidates with higher standardized marks in mathematics in the qualifying exam will be better ranked if the tie persists.
Candidates with higher standardized marks in physics in the qualifying exam will be placed at a better rank if the tie persists.
Lastly, if the tie isn’t resolved, the candidate whose date of birth is older will be placed higher in the rank list.
KEAM Cutoff 2022
The Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Government Of Kerala, will release the cutoff in PDF on the official website. Candidates who clear the KEAM cutoff as specified by the officials will be eligible to participate in KEAM Counselling. The official KEAM 2022 cutoff will be prepared in ranks/marks keeping various factors in mind.
The cutoff will vary based on the institute, course and the candidate’s category. For example, the expected cutoff of KEAM for the General category is 50%, whereas for other categories like SC/ST/SEBC is 40%. This article will provide you with all the detailed information regarding KEAM Cutoff 2022. Read on to know more.
KEAM 2022 Counselling
Candidates who have been selected as per the merit list have to appear for the KEAM counselling process. CEE will conduct centralized online counselling for the allotment of seats. Counselling is conducted in multiple rounds. Seats will be allotted to candidates based on the scores and choices filled by them. Candidates are required to fill the online choices of colleges and courses. Allotment results for admission through KEAM will be displayed online on the official website of CEE.
KEAM Participating Institutes 2022
Candidates appearing for KEAM can get admission into government and private institutes in the state of Kerala. During the counselling process, candidates need to choose courses and colleges. Candidates can check the list of government institutes below.
Government Engineering College, Idukki
Government Engineering College, Kozhikode
Government College of Engineering, Kannur
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam
Government Engineering College, Sreekrishnapuram, Palakkad
Government Engineering College, Thrissur
Government Engineering College, Barton Hill, Trivandrum
College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram
Government Engineering College, Wayanad
Mar Athanasius College of Engineering, Kothamangalam, Ernakulam
N.S.S. College of Engineering, Palakkad
T.K.M. College of Engineering, Kollam
Kelappaji College of Agril. Engineering & Technology, Tavanur, Malappuram
College of Dairy Science & Technology, Mannuthy, Thrissur
College of Dairy Science & Technology, Wayanad
College of Dairy Science & Technology, Vithura, Trivandrum
College of Food Technology
College of Engineering, Adoor
College of Engineering, Attingal
College of Engineering, Cherthala
College of Engineering, Kottarakkara
College of Engineering, Chengannur
College of Engineering Karunagappally
Model Engineering College
College of Engineering, Poonjar
College of Engineering, Kallooppara
LBS College of Engineering, Kasaragod
LBS Institute of Technology for Women
College of Engineering, Kidangoor
College of Engineering, Perumon, Kollam
College of Engineering & Management, Punnapra, Alappuzha
College of Engineering, Trikaripur, Kasaragod
College of Engineering, Thalassery, Kannur
Co-operative Institute of Technology, Vatakara, Kozhikode
College of Engineering, Pathanapuram, Kollam
College of Engineering, Aranmula
Sree Chitra Thirunal College of Engineering
University College of Engineering, Thodupuzha, Idukki
University College of Engineering, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram
Calicut University Institute of Engineering & Technology, Tenhipalam, Malappuram
College of Engineering, Munnar, Idukki
FAQs on KEAM Notification 2022
Below are some of the frequently asked questions regarding the KEAM 2022 Notification:
Q1. Is KEAM difficult as compared to JEE Main? Ans 1: No, KEAM is easier than JEE Main, as JEE Main is accepted by nationwide institutes, whereas KEAM is only accepted by the institutes of Kerala state.
Q2. Who conducts the KEAM? Ans 2: KEAM is conducted by the Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE) in Kerala.
Q3. Can a candidate fill out the KEAM application form in an offline mode? Ans 3: No, the application form of KEAM is available in online mode only.
Q4. What is the standard of the KEAM 2022 exam? Ans 4: CEE sets the question paper of KEAM with a standard that of higher secondary examination or equivalent examination.
Q5. What is the mode of KEAM 2022? Ans 5: The exam is conducted in offline mode. An OMR sheet will be used to mark the answers in the exam.
Q6. Is there any negative marking in KEAM? Ans 6: Yes, KEAM has a negative marking for incorrect responses marked by the candidate. 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. However, no marks will be deducted for the unattempted questions.
Q7. When will KEAM 2022 release the application form? Ans 7: KEAM released the application form on April 6, 2022. The last date to apply has been extended to May 10, 2022.
Q8. What is the maximum age at which a candidate can appear for KEAM Exams 2022? Ans 8: The officials have not mentioned any maximum age for candidates to appear for the exams.
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