KEAM 2022

KEAM 2022: Kerala Engineering, Agriculture and Medical (CEE Kerala) is a state-level entrance exam conducted for specifically for the residents or locals of Kerala for students seeking admission in professional degree courses in different fields. Commissioner of Entrance Exam (CEE), Kerala conducts this exam. Candidates can take admission in the courses such as B.FSc and B.Tech (in all regular branches including agriculture, food engineering, and dairy science and technology), BHMS, BAMS, BSMS, B.Sc, B.Sc (honors) agriculture, B.VSc (Animal Husbandry) through KEAM 2022. Some important details have been given in the following article.

KEAM 2022 Important Updates

Online Application Process will start from the 1st week of February 2022.

KEAM 2022 Important Dates

Commencement of online applications 1st week of February 2022
Closing date for online applications 4th week of  February 2022
Last date for receipt of the online application printout Last week of February 2022
Availability of admit cards 2nd week of April 2022
Exam Date Paper I (Physics & Chemistry) Last week of April 2022
Exam Date Paper II (Mathematics) Last week of April 2022
Releasing of Answer Key 1st week of May 2022
Declaration of results Last week of May 2022
Counselling starts from Last week of June 2022

Course offered

  • BE /B.Tech
  • BTech(Food Eng./ Fodd Technology)
  • BArch
  • BSc (forestry)
  • BSc Honors
  • BVSc & AH (Animal Husbandry)
  • BAMS
  • BHMS
  • BSMS
  • BFSc

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate should be from India.
  • OCI or Overseas Citizen of India and PIO or Person of Indian Origin candidates can also apply for the exam.
  • The OCI and PIO are exempted for not giving any reservation.

Categories described below:


  • The candidates of Kerala who have originated in Kerala will be considered into the category of Keralite.
  • The children of All India Service (AIS) officers (Non-Keralites) selected to Kerala cadre considered to be ‘Keralites’.
  • These Non-Keralites won’t be applicable for /Special/Persons/Communal with Disabilities reservation or with any sort of fee concession.

Non-Keralite Category I [NK I]

  • Candidates who have undergone the qualifying of the course in Kerala and those who are the child of Non-Keralite parents belonging to Defence Service /Government of India posted to Kerala or serving or served Government of Kerala for at least 2 years.
  • Candidates who are not originally from Kerala is not of Kerala Origin but reside in Kerala State 5 years within the duration of 12 years during the study period or have done school study from Kerala VIII to XII.

Non-Keralite Category II [NK II]

  • Candidates who are not in either of the above categories will be considered as ‘Non-Keralite Category-II’ and they are applicable for getting admission to the Management quota seats for the Engineering courses in Government Controlled Self financing Colleges.
  • Candidates from this category are eligible for getting admitted to the Government Seats and Management Quota seats in Private Self Financing, Architecture or Colleges Engineering which will be notified separately.
  • They will not be applicable for Communal or Special or Persons with Disabilities reservation or any kind of fee exemption.

Educational Qualification:

  • Those who have completed 17 years of age as on or before Dec 31 can apply for the examination.
  • Candidates should have passed 10+2 from the recognized board and gained 50% in aggregate of Chemistry, Physics, and core subjects all put together and gained 50% in the core as Maths for architecture and engineering or biotechnology/biology (for medical and allied courses).
  • Medical courses, like MBBS and BDS: Biotechnology is the valid subject to be considered.
  • Architecture: candidates required to have secured 50% in 10+2 with Maths as the main subject
  • Engineering: Computer science or biotechnology can be considered rather than chemistry

KEAM Application Form

KEAM 2022 Application Form

  • Candidates need to register with the official website and then proceed with the application.
  • For the prospectus, listed post offices should be considered.
  • The official website takes responsibility for providing with the application form.
  • The application fee can get remit via security card that one can collect from the post office along with the prospectus or via DD.
  • If annual income is less than Rs 40,000 annually, then the ST candidates need not pay any amount for the application form.
  • Send the printed & filled application form along with required documents to the address:

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Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations,
5th Floor, Housing Board Buildings, Santhi Nagar,
Thiruvananthapuram-695001, Kerala

Application Fee

  • Application fee amounts to Rs-1000/- (for general) and Rs-500/- (for SC).
  • No application fee will be charged by the ST candidates.
  • Mode of payment would be through Demand Draft or with Security Card which can be purchased from selected Post Office.
  • The DD has to be drawn from a Nationalized/Scheduled Bank, in favor of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, payable at Thiruvananthapuram.

Exam Pattern

  • Mode of Exam: Offline (Pen and Paper Based).
  • No. of Papers: KEAM 2022 will be held in 2 papers.
  • Objective type question will be asked.
  • No. of Questions will be 120
  • Exam Duration: 2 ½ hrs for each paper i.e. total duration of both the papers will be of 5hrs.
  • Marking Scheme: 4 marks will be awarded for every right response and 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
Paper Subject No. of Questions Marking Scheme Total Time
Paper I Chemistry & Physics 120 1 x 4=480 2+1/2 hour
Paper-II Mathematics 120 1 x 4=480 2+1/2 hour
Total 240 960

Admission Process

  • The admission will be based on candidate performance in the entrance examination.
  • The qualified candidate will be assigned ranking in the order of merit on the basis of 50:50 score obtained in KEAM 2022 and qualifying examination.
  • Candidates will be called for counselling after the announcement of results.

KEAM 2022 Admit Card

  • Admit card of KEAM 2022 will be available through online mode in the month of March 2022.
  • Candidates won’t get the admit card by post.
  • So candidates have to download the hall ticket through online only.
  • Candidates have to enter the DOB and application number to download the admit card.
  • Admit card contains details related to the examination and candidate.

KEAM 2022 Answer key

  • After a few days of the commencement of the examination, the KEAM 2022 Answer key will get disclosed.
  • Answer key contains a set of answers to the questions asked in the examination.
  • If any candidate is unsatisfied with the answer key, then he/she can complain by paying Rs-100 per question before due dates.

KEAM 2022 Result

  • KEAM Result announcement will be in the month of May 2022 through online mode only.
  • The candidate may get the result by entering the hall ticket number on the official website.
  • The marks secured by the candidate in the KEAM exam will decide the merit list.
  • Qualifying marks will also be the reason to prepare the merit list.
  • The result shows the candidate Name, marks, rank, roll number, exam center, and other information.
  • Take a print of the result for future reference.

KEAM 2022 Counselling

  • The counselling and seat allotment is completely online through the Centralised Allotment Process (CAP) in a single window.
  • The KEAM Counselling will begin in the month of June 2022.
  • Counselling procedure which involves seat allocation will get commence by the Centralized Allotment Process(CAP).
  • Candidate must register for online after counselling information updated on the official website.
  • The candidate will have to come for certificate verification and be exercising the web options.
  • Candidates should register options only to those courses/colleges which they are sure to join on the allotment.
  • If the candidate fails to remit fee/join the college, he/she will not be eligible for any further allotment in any stream.

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