Entrance Exams In India - EXAMS 2024 , DATES, APPLICATION FORM & ALERTS

About KEAM 2023

CEE, Kerala has released the official notification regarding KEAM 2023. KEAM 2023 exam dates are released on the official website of CEE Kerala. KEAM 2023 entrance exam will be conducted on May 17, 2023. Paper I (Physics and Chemistry) will be conducted from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm whereas Paper II will be held from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm. 

The KEAM application form 2023 will be available on the official website of CEE, Kerala soon. Candidates interested in applying for Kerala Engineering, Architecture, and Medical should check the KEAM eligibility criteria 2023. The KEAM 2023 application correction window will be opened by the CEE (Commissioner of Entrance Examination), Kerala to rectify all mistakes and defects on the application form. Candidates that have any problems with the application can go to the official website,, to fix any mistakes. When the application dashboard appears, users may check all the information and make any necessary modifications. All applicants who will submit the KEAM 2023 application incorrectly or who wish to change their address, phone number, and other information may use the rectification service.

The KEAM 2submit the KEAM 2023 application incorrectly or nd Mathematics. The syllabus of KEAM will be available for download on the official website of CEE. Candidates who will successfully complete their KEAM 2023 registration process will be issued a KEAM admit card 2023. Candidates preparing for the exam should note that the KEAM exam 2023 will be divided into two sections - Paper I and Paper II. The Paper I KEAM 2023 exam comprises Physics and Chemistry questions and the second paper of the examination is Mathematics. 

, Physics and Chemistry (Paper Ⅰ), and Mathematics (paper Ⅱ). As per the exam pattern of KEAM 2023, there will be 120 objective-type questions of 4 marks in each paper. The total duration of KEAM 2023 will be 2:30 hours for each paper.

The result will be available in online mode and can be accessed by visiting KEAM 2023 official website, Candidates will be able to view their KEAM Rank List for Engineering and Medical exams online at The counselling for KEAM 2023 will commence soon after.

 5. Submitting the application form: After completing all the steps of application form, finally to preview all the details carefully and submit the KEAM application form 2023.

Documents required to upload in KEAM 2023 application form

Candidates will have to upload the following documents as per the specified format in the KEAM application form.

  • Proof for Nativity (mandatory).

  • Proof for Date of Birth (mandatory).

  • Non-Creamy Layer Certificate/Community Certificate (if applicable).

  • Special Reservation Certificate (if applicable).

  • Income Certificate (if applicable).

  • 10+2 exam certificate or equivalent

  • Scanned copy of your recent passport-sized photograph.

  • Scanned copy of your signature.

  • Aadhar card as proof of age

  • PAN card as an address proof

  • Other Relevant Certificates for claiming any other claims like NRI, Minority, etc.

Highlights of KEAM 2023

Admissions to various degrees will be evaluated using the KEAM entrance exam 2023. Candidates can refer to the table below for more information on KEAM 2023. 

Particulars Details
Conducting Body Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE)
Courses Offered Agriculture, Engineering and Pharmacy
Exam Category UG
Level of Exam State-level entrance exam
Frequency Annual
Mode of KEAM 2023 Exam Pen-and-Paper Based (Offline)
Number of Papers

2 (Paper Ⅰ Physics and Chemistry and Paper Ⅱ Mathematics)

Type of Questions Objective Type
Total Questions 240
Maximum Marks 960
Total Duration of KEAM Exam 2023 2 hours and 30 Minutes (for each paper)
Negative Marking Yes

KEAM 2023 Highlights

Check some important highlights of KEAM exam in the table below:



Exam Name

Kerala Engineering, Agricultural and Medical Entrance Exam (KEAM)

Conducting Body

Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE)

Exam Level


Exam Frequency

Once a year

Mode of Exam

Offline, pen and paper-based

Total Registrations

1,22,083 (in 2022)

Courses offered through the Entrance Exam


Exam Fees

  • Engineering only/ B. Pharm only/both - INR 700 for Gen
  • Engineering only/ B. Pharm only/both - INR 300 for SC
  • Architecture only/Medical & Allied only/both - INR 500 for Gen
  • Engineering only/ B. Pharm only/both - INR 200 for SC
  • Applying for all courses -  INR 900 for Gen
  • Applying for all courses -  INR 400 for SC
  • The exam fee is NIL for ST candidates

Exam Duration

Paper I - 2.5 hrs

Paper II - 2.5 hrs

Total - 5 hrs

No. of Papers and Total Marks

2 papers of 960 marks in total

Total Questions

Each paper carries 120 questions.

Marking Scheme

  • 4 for each correct response
  • -1 for each incorrect response
  • No marks for unattempted questions
  • More than one answer indicated against a question will be deemed as an incorrect response and will be awarded negative marks. 

Colleges Accepting Exam Score

175 Engineering and architecture colleges

53 Medical and dental colleges

15 BHMS colleges

17 BAMS colleges

2 BSMS and BUMS colleges

1 Ayurveda/Siddha/Unani college

57 BPharm colleges

10 agricultural colleges

7 Veterinary colleges

2 Fisheries and ocean colleges

Official Website

Contact Details

CEE Help Line Number (09:30 AM to 05:30 PM) - 0471-2525300

Citizen Call Centre (24 Hours Help Line Numbers) - 155300, 0471-2335523


Address: Office of The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations Fifth Floor, Housing Board Buildings Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram-695 001

 KEAM 2023 Eligibility Criteria

CEE Kerala will publish the eligibility requirements for KEAM 2023, as well as an information booklet, on during the first week of January 2023. The KEAM 2023 eligibility criteria explain the terms and conditions that candidates must achieve in order to be eligible for the KEAM and admission process.




  • Candidates must be of Indian origin
  • Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/ Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) shall, nonetheless, be considered eligible for KEAM 2023. These candidates are ineligible for reservation


Candidates must fall into one of three categories: Keralite, Non-Keralite Category I (NK I), or Non-Keralite Category II (NK II) (NK II). Candidates will be asked to produce specific documents to confirm their domicile.

Age Limit

  • Candidates must be at least 17 years old as of December 20, 2023, according to KEAM eligibility requirements 2023
  • There is no upper age limit

Educational Prerequisites

Should have passed the Higher Secondary Examination in Kerala or an equivalent exam with a minimum of 45% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

KEAM Requirements

Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 45% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. It is the Engineering KEAM qualifying marks. Chemistry is an elective course, whereas Physics and Mathematics are required.

KEAM 2023 Application Form

The KEAM 2023 application form is made available on the official website of CEE Kerala, Candidates interested in applying for Kerala Engineering, Architecture, and Medical should review the KEAM qualifying criteria on the official website.

To be qualified for Kerala Engineering, Architecture, and Medical, applicants must complete the KEAM application form before the deadline. The KEAM 2023 application process consists of registering, filling out an application form, uploading papers, and paying a fee. The KEAM rectification and course addition facilities will also be available on the official website. Candidates who wish to take the KEAM 2023 exam will be able to complete KEAM registration and gain admission to the leading colleges in Kerala for a variety of courses. Admissions to various degrees will be evaluated using the KEAM 2023. 

Steps to fill up the KEAM application form 2023

Fill up the KEAM 2023 application form using the following steps:

  1. Registration for KEAM: For KEAM registration 2023, go to the official website. To register, applicants must provide basic information such as their email address, phone number, and personal information. After successful registration, an email with the login ID and password credentials will be issued to the applicant email address.

Completing the KEAM application form: Candidates must re-enter the website using the login ID and password supplied to their email addresses. Following that, applicants must fill out the application form with personal, communication, educational, and other information.

  1. Fees: After completing the application form, candidates must pay the KEAM 2023 application cost to complete the application process. Fees can be paid by Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking, or e-Challan. Candidates from the ST category will not be required to pay any application fees.
  2. Uploading a Photo and a Signature: In the next step, upload the documents in the format indicated. Applicants must upload a scanned image of their portrait and signature, as well as other academic documents, to the KEAM application form.
  3. Submitting the application form: After completing all of the application form procedures, carefully examine all of the contents and submit the KEAM application form 2023.

KEAM 2023 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of KEAM 2023 will be released by the CEE Kerala in the information brochure. Candidates can check the KEAM exam pattern 2023 to know the mode of examination, duration of the paper and number of questions, among other details. These can be seen below.



Mode of Examination

Offline Mode (Pen and Paper based)

Duration of Exam

2 Hours 30 Minutes

Question Paper Type

Multiple Choice Questions

Total number of Questions 


Total Number of Paper

2 Papers:

  • Paper 1 - Physics and Chemistry
  • Paper 2 - Mathematics

Medium of examination

English only

Marking Scheme

  • +4 for every correct answer
  • -1 will be deducted for every wrong answer

KEAM Syllabus 2023

The syllabus of KEAM 2023 will be available on the CEE Kerala website. The KEAM 2023 syllabus includes a list of topics that applicants must cover. Before beginning KEAM preparation, applicants should review the KEAM test syllabus 2023 based on previous years data to determine which topics they should cover. Candidates can find the subject-wise syllabus  of the KEAM 2023 exam given below based on previous years exam.

Subjects Topics


  • Atomic Nucleus
  • Waves

  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiations

  • Physical world and Measurement

  • Kinematics

  • Description of Motion in One Dimension

  • Description of Motion in Two and Three Dimensions

  • Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body Rotation

  • Gravitation

  • Mechanics of Solids and Fluids

  • Heat and Thermodynamics

  • Oscillations

  • Laws of Motion

  • Electrostatics

  • Current Electricity

  • Magnetic Effect of Current and Magnetism

  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current

  • Electromagnetic Waves

  • Optics

  • Work, Energy and Power

  • Solids and Semiconductor Devices

  • Principles of Communication

  • Basic Concepts & Atomic Structure: Laws of chemical combination, Atomic Structure.
  • Bonding & Molecular Structure

  • States of Matters: Gaseous state, Liquid State, Solid State.

  • Periodic Properties of Elements & Hydrogen: Classifications of Element & Hydrogen.

  • S-Block Elements & Principles of Metallurgy: Alkali metals, Alkaline earth metals, Principles of metallurgy.

  • P-Block Elements: General characteristics of p-block elements, Boron, Silica, Group 18 elements, xenon.

  • D- and F- Block Elements: d-Block elements, f-Block elements: Lanthanides & Actinides.

  • Thermodynamics: System and surrounding, First law of thermodynamics, second law of thermodynamics.

  • Chemical Equilibrium: Physical and chemical equilibria, Equilibria involving chemical systems, Concepts of acids and bases.

  • Solutions: Types of solutions, Colligative properties.

  • Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry: Oxidation and reduction, Faraday’s laws of electrolysis, Corrosion and its prevention.

  • Chemical Kinetics

  • Surface Chemistry

  • Co-ordination Compounds & Organometallic

  • Basic Principles, Purification & Characterization of Organic Compounds

  • Hydrocarbons: Alkanes and cycloalkanes, Alkenes and alkynes, Aromatic hydrocarbons.

  • Organic Reaction Mechanism: Electronic displacement in a covalent bond, Common types of organic reactions.

  • Stereochemistry

  • Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Halogens

  • Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen

  • Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Nitrogen

  • Polymers & Biomolecules

  • Environmental Chemistry & Chemistry in Everyday Life

  • Algebra: Sets, Relations, and Functions, Complex Number, Quadratic Equations, Sequences and Series, Permutations, Combinations, Binomial Theorem and Mathematical Induction, Matrices and Determinants, Linear Inequations, Mathematical Logic & Boolean Algebra.
  • Trigonometry: Trigonometry Functions & Inverse Trigonometry Functions
  • Geometry: Cartesian System of Rectangular Coordinates, Lines, and Family of lines, Circles and Family of circles, Conic sections, Vector, Three Dimensional Geometry.
  • Statistics: Statistics and probability.
  • Calculus: Functions, Limit & Continuity, Differentiation, Application of Derivatives, Indefinite Integrals, Definite Integrals, Differential Equations.

 How to Prepare for KEAM 2023

To ace the KEAM examination, candidates must follow a preparation strategy that consists of all the important methods of preparation. The following points can be followed to optimize the preparation strategy for KEAM 2023

Understanding the KEAM syllabus & Exam Pattern

By checking the KEAM syllabus and exam pattern beforehand, the candidates will be able to plan their preparation timetable since they will know which topics are to be studied. After checking the syllabus and exam pattern, the candidates must create a personalized timetable according to the subjects and topics. The timetable should be created in such a way that it accommodates all of the topics and units that have to be studied for the KEAM 2023 exam. 

Create a timetable according to the chapters

The candidates must create a proper schedule to follow. This should consist of their syllabus, revision and more. The timetable should cover all the important points such as covering all the topics and subjects, preparing a time schedule for each subject.

Practice with Mock tests/Sample papers

KEAM Mock test 2023 are made after the real examination and hence are very useful for the preparation of the KEAM exam 2023. Since the mock tests give a preview of the real examination, candidates can be well prepared for the exam by solving these tests on a regular basis. KEAM sample papers are also similar to mock tests, and can be used to gain familiarity with the structure of the KEAM 2023 exam. 

Previous Year Question Papers

Solving KEAM Previous year question papers will help the candidates in understand the type of questions that will be asked in the paper and the important topics. Students will also be able to analyze which questions have been repeated over the years. Solving atleast 5-6 years question papers will be an added advantage in the preparation strategy.

Revision is important

Candidates are advised to give importance to revision in their KEAM 2023 exam preparation strategy. By creating revision notes, students can use this to clear their doubts during the. By revising whatever they have studied, the candidates will have fewer chances of forgetting whatever they had studied. The revision will also allow the candidates to go through whatever has already been studied so that the concepts and formulas remain fresh and strong during the examination.

Advantages of Appearing in KEAM Entrance Exam

Through the KEAM 203 exam, Engineering candidates residing in the state of Kerala can secure a seat in one of the top-rated government and private engineering colleges. It can be looked upon as an exceptional achievement given the fact that Kerala has the highest literacy rate among all the other states in India and not every day an Engineering aspirant is able to secure a seat in a reputed Government or Private Engineering college there.


Latest Update for KEAM
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