|Details - KEAM 2021, Application Form, Admit Card, Answer Key, Result, Cut Off|
|Preparation - Syllabus, Question Papers, Notes|
KEAM 2021 – CEE, Kerala has released the KEAM 2021 second phase allotment to Engineering, Architecture and Pharmacy courses. Candidates can check it online from the official website, cee.kerala.gov.in. KEAM 2021 exam was held on August 05, 2021, in the pen-paper-based mode. Candidates who qualified KEAM 2021 exam are eligible to participate in the counselling process.
KEAM is a state-level engineering entrance exam conducted once a year. Through KEAM, admission to B.Pharm course is also granted. Admission in Architecture, Medical & Allied Sciences courses is granted on the basis of NATA and NEET UG scores respectively. The candidates who qualify the entrance exam are then required to take part in Centralised Allotment Process (CAP). Check more details about KEAM 2021 here such as syllabus, exam pattern, eligibility, application process etc.
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KEAM 2021 Exam Date
Check the important dates for KEAM 2021 given below.
|Start of registrations||01 Jun 2021|
|Last date to register|
|Submission of Documents||30 Jun 2021|
|KEAM 2021 application form correction||13 Jul – 17 Jul 2021 up to 2:00 pm|
|Availability of admit card||26 Jul 2021|
|Exam date||05 Aug 2021|
|Release of answer key||06 Aug 2021|
|Announcement of result||17 Sep 2021- Engineering and Pharmacy|
|Counselling will start from|
Overview of KEAM 2021
Check the overview of KEAM 2021 given below.
|Name of the exam||Kerala Engineering, Architecture Medical Entrance Exam|
|Level of exam||State level|
|Courses Offered||UG like B.Tech, B.Pharm|
|Exam Conducting Body||Commissioner for Entrance Examinations|
|No. of papers||2|
|Exam Timings||Physics & Chemistry (Paper I) – 10.00 AM – 12.30 PM|
Mathematics (Paper II) – 2.30 PM – 5.00 PM
|Paper name||Paper 1 (Physics & Chemistry)|
Paper 2 (Mathematics)
|Mode of exam||Offline|
|Duration of exam||2.5 hours for each paper|
|No. of questions||120|
|Marking scheme||+4 for correct answers|
-1 for wrong answers or multiple answers
Note: The candidates appearing for B.Pharm shall have to write Paper 1 (Physics & Chemistry).
Qualifying Marks for KEAM 2021
To qualify KEAM 2021, the candidates need to obtain the following marks. There are no minimum marks for SC / ST candidates for Engineering and Pharmacy courses.
|For Engineering||Minimum 10 marks in each Paper; Paper I and II|
|For B.Pharm||10 marks out of the index 480 marks|
|MBBS / BDS / BAMS / BHMS / |
BSMS / BUMS
|50th percentile in NEET UG 2021 (40th percentile for SC / ST / SEBC and 45th percentile for unreserved PwD and 40th percentile for PwD category for SC / ST / SEBC|
|Agriculture / Forestry / Co-operation & Banking / Climate Change & Environmental Science / B.Tech Biotechnology / Veterinary / Fisheries||20 marks in NEET UG 2021|
|B.Arch||Minimum marks as per NATA 2021|
KEAM 2021 Result
The candidates can check KEAM 2021 result from cee.kerala.gov.in. The candidates can check their result by entering the application number and password. There is no provision for revaluation for rechecking of the answer sheets and no request for this will be entertained. CEE publishes the rank lists separately for:
- Engineering courses
- Architecture courses
- MBBS / BDS / BHMS / BSMS / BUMS
- BAMS course
- Agriculture, Co-operation & Banking, Climate Change & Environmental Science,
- B.Tech Biotechnology (under KAU), Veterinary, Forestry and Fisheries
- B.Pharm course
KEAM 2021 Centralised Allotment Process (CAP)
The candidates who have been included in the rank lists are then required to take part in the Centralised Allotment Process (CAP). This process is conducted by CEE only. CAP process includes:
- Registering Options: The candidates have to first register at cee.kerala.gov.in at the candidate’s portal. The candidates have to select the streams based on the order of priority of colleges and courses.
- Trial allotment: CEE conducts trial allotment before the closure of registration. The trial allotment does not guarantee that candidates will get allotment in a course or college. It is done to give a basic idea of allotment to candidates.
- Allotment: Then, CEE publishes the allotment schedule at cee.kerala.gov.in. The candidates have to then take a printout of the allotment memo if the college has been allotted to them.
- Submission of fee: After the allotment, the candidates have to pay the course fee via online mode or at the post-offices in Kerala specified by CEE.
- Reporting at the college: The candidates who get allotment shall have to report before the principal / head of the institution concerned for admission as per the dates notified with the required documents.
Mop-up counselling might be conducted if there are any vacant seats
Documents to be submitted at the time of reporting
- Certificate to prove date of birth
- Transfer certificate from the Institution last attended
- Conduct certificate
- Original mark list of the qualifying examination
- Pass certificate of the qualifying exam (if issued)
- Migration certificate, if applicable
- Receipt of fee remitted
- Data sheet of KEAM 2021
- Physical Fitness Certificate in the relevant format
- Admit card of NEET UG 2021 (if applicable)
- Allotment issued by CEE
- Fee / balance fee of the course
- Originals of all the documents and certificates uploaded with the online application
- Eligibility certificate from any University in Kerala, in case of candidates who have passed qualifying examination other than Higher Secondary Examination / Vocational Higher Secondary Examination conducted by Govt of Kerala or the exam conducted by CBSE and CISCE
Seat Reservation Criteria 2021
Check the seat reservation criteria given below.
|Particulars||Percentage of reservation|
|Economically Weaker Sections in General Category (EWS)||10%|
|Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC)||30%|
KEAM 2021 Application Form Correction
The CEE Kerala provides a facility to rectify any deficiencies in the KEAM application form. The correction facility is provided to make corrections in the candidate’s photo, signature, name and selected courses. The correction can be entertained by checking the ‘Memo Details’ given in the candidate’s profile and In case there is any discrepancy in the name shown in the profile but the memo is not available on the profile page for correction, Such candidates need to submit the subject ‘Name correction’ for correction and send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
KEAM 2021 application form correction is activated from July 13 to July 17, 2021, up to 2:00 pm. To access the facility, candidates need to enter the application number and password under KEAM 2021 login portal.
KEAM 2021 Application Form
KEAM 2021 application has been released at cee.kerala.gov.in. Before filling the application, keep all the required documents ready. The candidates must submit only one application form for admission to any or all courses in KEAM 2021.
How to Apply?
- Registration: First of all, register by entering the details like name. mobile number, email id. Submit the details and note down the application number generated after the completion of registration.
- Fill the application form: After the registration, select the course and exam centre. Then, enter the basic details, communication details, academic details, category details.
- Pay the application fee: Then, pay the application fee by selecting appropriate method of payment.
- Upload images and certificates: Then, upload scanned image of photograph and signature. Also, upload the necessary certificates.
- Print the acknowledgement: Lastly, take the printout of the acknowledgement for future reference.
KEAM 2021 Application Fee
|a)||Engineering only / B.Pharm only / Both||Rs 700||Rs 300||–|
|b)||Architecture only / Medical & Allied only / both||Rs 500||Rs 200||–|
|c)||Both (a) and (b)||Rs 900||Rs 400||–|
The candidates choosing Dubai as exam centre shall have to pay an additional amount of Rs 12,000.
Mode pf payment: The candidates can pay the application fee using credit card / debit card / net banking / e-challan.
KEAM 2021 Eligibility Criteria
CEE has announced the eligibility for various courses. Check the details given below.
- Only Indian citizens can apply for KEAM 2021. PIO / OCI citizens will also be considered at par of Indian citizens
- The candidates must belong to Keralite / Non-Keralite category specified by CEE.
- The candidates must be 17 years of age as on 31st December 2021.
|Engineering||– Must have passed Higher Secondary Examinations with Physics, Mathematics as compulsory subjects and Chemistry as one of the optional subjects|
– Must have obtained minimum 45% in the above subjects taken together
|Architecture||– Must have passed Higher Secondary Examinations with Physics, Mathematics as compulsory subjects and Chemistry as one of the optional subjects OR|
– Must have passed 10+3 Diploma examinations with Mathematics as compulsory subjects
– Must have passed NATA 2021
|Pharmacy||– Must have passed 10+2 exam conducted by Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala or equivalent with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics / Biology as optional subjects|
|MBBS, BDS Course||– Must have passed Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology and English individually in Higher Secondary exam conducted by Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala or recognized equivalent exam|
– Must have obtained minimum 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology
|BAMS / BHMS||– Must have passed Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English individually in Higher Secondary exam conducted by Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala or recognized equivalent exam|
– Must have secured minimum 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology
|BSMS||– Must have passed Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English individually in Higher Secondary exam conducted by Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala or recognized equivalent exam|
– Must have secured minimum 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology
– The candidates must have passed 10th and 12th with Tamil as one of the languages or will have to clear Tamil language course after being admitted to BSMS course
|BUMS||– Must have passed Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English individually in Higher Secondary exam conducted by Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala or recognized equivalent exam|
– Must have secured minimum 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology
– The candidates must have passed 10th and 12th with Urdu or Arabic or Persian as one of the languages or clear the test of Urdu examinations conducted by the university or Board or recognized society authorized by Govt. to conduct such exam or Pre-Tib Examination of 1 year duration
|B.Sc (Hons.) Agri, Forestry, Co-operation & Banking, B.Tech Biotechnology, BFSc courses||– Must have passed Physics, Chemistry and Biology at the Higher Secondary exam of Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala or recognized equivalent exam|
– Must have obtained 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry & Biology when put together
|B.Sc (Hons.) Climate Change & Environmental Science||– Must have passed Physics, Chemistry and Biology at the Higher Secondary exam of Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala or recognized equivalent exam|
– Must have obtained 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry & Biology when put together
– Must have studied Mathematics as a subject at Plus Two level
|B.V.Sc & AH||– Must have passed English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology at the qualifying exam|
– Must have obtained 50% aggregate in the above subjects
Note: Only those candidates who have qualified NEET UG 2021 shall be considered for MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, BSMS, BUMS, Agriculture, Forestry, Co-operation & Banking, Climate Change & Environmental Science, B.Tech Biotechnology, Veterinary and Fisheries courses.
List of the Courses Offered Via KEAM 2021
Check the courses offered via KEAM 2021.
- B.Pharm Technology)
Agriculture, Forestry, Co-operation & Banking, Climate Change & Environmental Science, B.Tech Biotechnology Courses
- B.Sc (Hons.) Agriculture
- B.Sc (Hons.) Forestry
- B.Sc (Hons.) Co-operation and Banking
- B.Sc (Hons.) Climate Change & Environmental Science
- B.Tech Biotechnology
- B.V.Sc & AH
KEAM 2021 Syllabus
The entrance exam is based on the standard of the topics studied in Higher Secondary or equivalent examinations. The syllabus outlines the topics that shall be covered in the exam. Note that questions are not based on NCERT textbooks or any other textbooks exclusively.
|Physical World and Measurement||Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry||Sets, Relations and Functions|
|Kinematics||Structure of Atom||Trigonometry|
|Laws of Motion||Environmental Chemistry||Geometry|
|Work, Energy and Power||Chemistry in Everyday Life||Statistics|
|Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body||Polymers||Calculus|
|Properties of Bulk Matter||Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen|
|Thermodynamics||Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids|
|Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory||Haloalkanes and Haloarenes|
|Oscillations and Waves||Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers|
|Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure|
|Electrostatics||Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties|
|Current Electricity||Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry|
|Magnetic Effects of Electric Current and Magnetism||Solutions|
|Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current||Chemical Kinetics|
|Electromagnetic Waves||Hydrogen and s-block elements|
|Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation||Surface Chemistry|
|Atoms and Nuclei||Thermodynamics|
|Communication Systems||States of Matter: Gases, Liquids and Solids|
|General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements|
|d and f block elements|
|Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques|
Click here to check detailed KEAM 2021 syllabus.
KEAM 2021 Exam Pattern
KEAM is a pen-paper based examination. The candidates have to marks the answers in the OMR sheet. Check the detailed exam pattern given below.
|No. of papers||2; Paper 1 – Physics and Chemistry and Paper 2 – Mathematics|
|Versions||Paper 1 will have versions A1, A2, A3, A4 and Paper 2 will have versions B1, B2, B3, B4|
|Duration||Each paper is of 2.5 hours duration|
|Type of questions||Multiple Choice Questions|
|No. of questions||150|
|Maximum marks||480 marks|
|Marking scheme||04 marks for each correct answer|
01 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer
More than one answer marked will also be treated as incorrect response
Suggested Books for KEAM 2021
Almost 01 lakh students appear for KEAM which makes it a competitive examination. So, to prepare for the examination, the candidates need to prepare from the best sources. We have listed some of the books that can be referred to prepare for the exam.
|14 Year’s Solved Papers Kerala CEE Engineering Entrance Exam||Check Price Here|
|11 Years Solved Papers Kerala CEE Engineering Entrance Exam 2021||Check Price Here|
|Mathematics for Class 12 (Set of 2 Vol.) Examination 2021-22||Check Price Here|
|HIGHER ALGEBRA||Check Price Here|
|Fundamentals of Physics||Check Price Here|
|Concept of Physics Part-1 & 2||Check Price Here|
|A TEXTBOOK OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY||Check Price Here|
|Concise Inorganic Chemistry||Check Price Here|
|NUMERICAL CHEMISTRY||Check Price Here|
|Objective Physics Vol-1 for Engineering Entrances||Check Price Here|
|Objective Physics Vol-2 for Engineering Entrances||Check Price Here|
|Handbook of Chemistry||Check Price Here|
|Problems In CALCULUS OF ONE VARIABLE||Check Price Here|
How to Crack KEAM 2021?
KEAM is a highly competitive exam and to secure a good rank in it, the candidates must plan a good strategy to crack it, Given below are some helpful preparation tips for KEAM 2021.
- Know the exam pattern: Before starting the preparation, check the exam pattern of the exam. Check the number of questions asked in the exam, marking scheme, duration of the exam etc.
- Set up a proper time-table: It is advised to make a proper timetable. Schedule the time table in such a way that important topics of each subject is revised after 3-4 days.
- Analyze the syllabus: Check the syllabus of the exam in order to know what are the units and topics from which questions are expected to come in the exam.
- Choose good material to study: Refer NCERT textbooks to study. Also, use those reference books that is easy to understand and have concepts properly stated in them.
- Prepare notes: In order to memorize formulas and important concepts, it is advised to make flash notes.
- Start with the basics: Before starting solving the questions, focus on understanding the important concepts. If the basics are strong, then it takes less time to solve the questions, so focus on being thorough with the basic concepts Understand a topic in such a way that you can explain to someone.
- Make voice notes: Also, important definitions, concepts and formulas for each subjects can be recorded in your own voice. At the end of the day, hear these topics carefully. In this way, concepts and important topics can be understood properly.
- Solve previous year question papers: It is advised to solve previous year question papers to know the weightage of topics, frequency of repeated questions, difficulty level of questions etc.
- Avoid distractions: While doing the preparation, avoid using excessive social media. Use ‘stay focused’ or ‘keep me out’ apps to set the amount of time you plan to spend on the social sites.
- Focusing on health: Apart from the studies, it is advised to focus on your health. This includes eating food properly and sleeping for 6-7 hours regularly.
KEAM 2021 Admit Card
KEAM 2021 admit card can be downloaded from cee.kerala.gov.in. The candidates are requited to enter their application number and password to download the admit card.
- Take the printout of the admit card and carry it to the exam centre.
- KEAM admit card is not sent via post from the Office of Commissioner of Entrance Examinations.
- The candidates whose applications have been rejected are issued a rejection memo. These defects can be checked from the candidate’s portal. The candidates have to rectify these defects within the dates specifies in order to download the admit card.
- The candidates whose applications have been accepted can then download their KEAM 2021 admit card.
- Details like candidate’s roll number, application number, address of the exam centre, paper-wise exam dates and time, important instructions for the exam are mentioned in the admit card.
What to carry with KEAM 2021 admit card? Card board / clip board, ball point pens (with black or blue ink only)
KEAM 2021 Exam Centres
KEAM 2021 will be conducted at:
- All districts of Kerala: Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Kozhikode, Idukki, Wayanad, Thrissur, Kannur, Palakkad, Kasaragod, Kottayam, Malappuram
- New Delhi
Special Instructions for KEAM 2021
The candidates have to follow the below-given instructions on the day of the exam.
- Bring the stationery items like pens, cardboard etc on the day of exam.
- Do not bring any prohibited items like pencil, eraser, correction fluid, mobile phone etc into the exam hall.
- The candidates must be present in the exam hall 30 minutes before the prescribed time for starting of the exam.
- No candidate shall be permitted to leave the exam centre 30 minutes after the commencement of exam.
- Only after the exam is over, one can leave the exam centre.
KEAM 2021 Answer Key
After the completion of examination, CEE release KEAM answer key at cee.kerala.gov.in. The answer keys are published for both the papers. If the candidates have any complaints regarding the answer keys, the objections must be submitted to CEE in writing along with supporting documents.
The complaints can be submitted till 5 days after the declaration of answer keys. The complaints have to be submitted online only. It must not be submitted via fax / email.
Challenging Fee: Rs 100 per question has to be submitted via demand draft drawn in favour of CEE, payable at Thiruvananthapuram
Final Answer Key: The complaints are then refereed to the subject experts. If any changes are there in the answer key, then it will be made in the published answer key.
Colleges Offering Courses Offered Via KEAM 2021
Check the list of the institutes that offer admission in Engineering and Pharmacy courses.
- Govt. Engineering College, Idukki
- Govt. College of Engineering, Kannur
- Govt. College of Engineering, Thrissur
- LBS College of Engineering
- University College of Engineering, Idukki
- Christ College of Engineering, Thrissur
- Jawaharlal College of Engineering, Palakkad
- MET’s School of Engineering, Thrissur
- TKM Institute of Technology, Kollam
- College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Alappuzha
- Al-Azhar College of Pharmacy, Idukki
- Caritas College of Pharmacy, Kottayam
- Grace College of Pharmacy, Palakkad
- KMCT College of Pharmacy, Malapurram
- Nirmala College of Pharmacy, Ernakulam
Click Here to check the course-wise participating institutes and number of seats.
About CEE Kerala
The Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala has been established in the year 1983. It has the objective of conducting entrance examinations and allotment of candidates to various professional UG courses, PG courses based on the merit and community reservations.
It conducts following exams for admission into following courses:
- 3 year LLB
- 5 year LLB
- B.Pharm (Lateral Entry)
- PG Ayurveda
Kerala CEE Contact Details
Commissioner For Entrance Examinations
5th Floor, Housing Board Buildings
Thiruvananthapuram – 695001
FAQs on KEAM 2021
Ans. Yes, KEAM 2021 application forms have been released online at cee.kerala.gov.in.
Ans. KEAM 2021 exam is conducting on August 05, 2021.
Ans. There are 2 papers in KEAM 2021; Paper 1 (Physics & Chemistry) and Paper 2 (Mathematics).
Ans. Yes, 01 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer. More than one answer indicated for a question will also be treated as incorrect answer.
Ans. To get good marks in KEAM 2021, start your preparation as early as possible. Since, the questions in the paper are based on topics already studied on 10+2, so revise the important topics. Analyze the past year’s repeated questions, make a list of them and prepare accordingly.
Ans. Through KEAM 2021, admission is granted in UG professional degree courses like Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture, Medical, Agriculture, Veterinary, Forestry, Fisheries.
Ans. Yes, you should be of 17 years as on 31st December 2021.
Ans. This depends on how early you start your preparation. It is advised to start your preparation 2-3 months before the exam date. Keep the last month for revision.
Ans. There are 120 questions in each paper.
Ans. Some of the documents required at the time of admission are Admit card issued by CEE, Date of birth certificate, Original marks list, Pass certificate (if issued) etc.
Ans. The syllabus of KEAM 2021 is based on the topics studied in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at Higher Secondary or equivalent examination.
Ans. The last date to apply for KEAM 2021 is June 21, 2021.
Ans. To apply for KEAM 2021, you need to first register. Next, fill the application form by entering the basic, communication, academic, category details. Select the exam centre and course. Next, pay the application fee and upload the images and certificates.
Ans. You can prepare for Mathematics sections from RD Sharma Class 11th and 12th class book, Higher Algebra by Hall & Knight. For the Physics section, you can prepare from HC Verma, Objective Physics by Arihant Publications. For the Chemistry section, you can refer, OP Tandon’s Organic Chemistry book, Numerical Chemistry by P Bahadur, Problems in Calculus by I.A Maron.
Ans. You can apply for KEAM 2021 at cee.kerala.gov.in.
Ans. All the status regarding KEAM application will be made on the official website, cee.kerala.gov.in.
Ans. This depends on the decision of CEE and Kerala Government and the situation of COVID-19.
Ans. No, KEAM is an offline exam. It is basically an OMR based exam.
Ans. The cut-off vary as per the institute course and category. However, the expected marks for General category is 50% whereas for SC / ST / SEBC candidates is 40%.
Ans. No, CEE will not conduct any entrance exam for medical courses. Allotment to medical courses will be done on the basis of NEET UG rank.
Ans. You need to qualify NATA conducted by CoA.
Ans. Yes, for medical course, the candidate need to apply for NEET conducted bt NTA and qualify it. Moreover, it is necessary to be an applicant of KEAM also.
Ans. No, once you have selected the exam centre, it cannot be changed.