Engineering Admissions in Kerala

Are you looking for information about engineering admissions and entrance examinations? Do you want to know when the entrance examination results and the further rounds are being published and what are the results? Then check out this list of articles about admissions for Kerala and get to know the latest results and updates regarding the same.

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Author: Janmejaya Mohanty      Post Date: 18 Apr 2023        
Engineering admissions in Kerala are primarily conducted through the Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical (KEAM) entrance examination, which is conducted by the Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala. The exam is usually held in April every year.

Eligibility criteria for KEAM:

  • Candidates should have completed their 10+2 education from a recognized board.

  • Candidates should have secured a minimum of 50% marks in Mathematics separately, and 50% marks in Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry combined in the qualifying examination.

  • Candidates should be Indian citizens.

Application process:

  • Candidates can apply online through the official website of CEE Kerala.

  • The application fee is Rs. 700 for General category candidates and Rs. 300 for SC/ST candidates.

Exam pattern:

  • The exam consists of two papers – Paper 1 (Physics and Chemistry) and Paper 2 (Mathematics).

  • Each paper has 120 multiple choice questions, and the duration of each paper is 2.5 hours.

  • The exam is conducted in offline mode (pen and paper-based).

Admission process:

  • After the announcement of the KEAM results, a centralized counseling process is conducted by the CEE Kerala.

  • Candidates are called for counseling based on their KEAM ranks.

  • The counseling process involves the submission of the candidate's choices of courses and colleges and the allotment of seats based on their ranks and choices.

Apart from KEAM, some colleges in Kerala also accept scores from other entrance exams such as JEE Main and Kerala University Engineering Entrance Examination (KUEE). However, the eligibility criteria, application process, and admission process may vary for each entrance exam.
Author: Dr. Sanchita Ranjan      Post Date: 22 Apr 2023        
BTech is a 2-year undergraduate engineering course. Here, the selection is done based on kEAM. KEAM is the only state-level entrance exam conducted to offer Kerala BTech Admission.
Eligibility Criteria:

1. Candidates should have passed class 12 with an aggregate percentage of 50% marks in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English from a recognized board.
2. Candidates should be Indian citizens only.

3. Candidates are classified as Keralite and Non-Keralite depending upon the domicile of the candidates.

Application procedure: Interested candidates must visit the official website. Candidates need to require registration. For registration, candidates need to provide their full name, date of birth, email address, and mobile number. After registration, the candidate must log in using login credentials to fill out the online application form and upload the required documents. After filling out the application form, the candidate must pay the application fee online. The application fee is to be paid online. Submit the form and take a printout for future reference. The application fee is non-refundable and will not be refunded under any circumstances.

Application Fee
The candidates will have to pay a non-refundable fee along with the application form. Details of the application fee are as follows:
For GEN/EWS/OBC Candidates: Rs. 700 /-
For SC / ST candidates: Rs 300/-

List of essential documents:-

Class 10 and 12 marks sheet
Score Card of Entrance Exam
Category Certificate
Identity Proof
Category Certificate
Domicile Certificate
Character Certificate

Selection procedure - Selection will be based on an entrance exam. The Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE) will conduct the entrance exam (KEAM), admission process, and counseling rounds for Kerala engineering admission.
Author: DR.N.V. Srinivasa Rao      Post Date: 04 Apr 2023        
1. Kerala state is having some state universities and colleges affiliated with them. There are many colleges both in the Public sector as well as the Private sector. The admissions for these colleges are based on the marks obtained in the intermediate or equivalent course and the marks obtained in the KEAM examination. Each will be given a 50% weightage and the total mark will be calculated. The admissions will be conducted by counselling method for the students who got the eligible ranks.

2. There are many private universities in Kerala. They will also offer engineering courses. The admission will be based on the rank obtained in the entrance test conducted by that university.

3. NIT Kerala will be admitting candidates based on the ranks obtained in JEE. The admission procedure followed is the same nationally in all NITS.

4. IIT, Kerals will also be admitting candidates based on the rank obtained in JEE. The admission procedure followed is the same in all the IITs in India.

5. Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, is Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956. It is an autonomous institute. The admission to engineering graduation courses is based on JEE only. The cut-off mark will be decided by the management from year to year.
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