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 KEAM Counselling 2021

KEAM Counselling 2021 is conducted by Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Kerala. KEAM Counselling 2021 will be conducted via online mode and the candidates have to submit the application form online. KEAM Counselling 2021 dates have been not been released, the tentative month would be June. KEAM 2021 counselling will be conducted in many rounds. All the candidates have to fill in the registration form in order to participate in counselling and seat allotment process. After giving the KEAM 2021 exam the candidates are shortlisted on the basis of merit which is based on their ranks and the academic performance, college preference and availability of seats. The list of counselling is prepared by the counselling authorities based on the merit of the candidate. Candidates have to be present for the physical verification of the documents at the venue mentioned by the authorities and the seat would be confirmed after the payment of tuition fees.

KEAM Counselling 2021 Dates:

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The announcement of the official dates for the counselling is not yet made, but here we mention the tentative dates for the counselling process:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Availability of Information Booklet with PIN1st week of June 2021
Online registration & submission of filled registration form with necessary documents at Help Centers1st week of June 2021
Finalization of Institute Seat Matrix1st week of June 2021
Declaration of Provisional Merit ListJune 2021
Choice Filling for Mock RoundJune 2021
Declaration of Result of Mock RoundJune 2021
Declaration of Final Merit ListJune 2021
Final list of Institutes and Seat Matrix
Filling & Alteration of choices by the candidates for actual Admission: Round-1
Declaration of 1st Allotment List
Deposition of Tuition Fees in the Bank and online generation of admission slip
Display of vacancy after Round-1
Online Cancellation of Admission
Declaration of Procedure of round 2
Merit List for Phase 2
Filling & choice alteration
Second allotment list
Admission Letter
Online cancellation
Display of vacancy- after Round 2

About KEAM:

Kerala Engineering, Agricultural and Medical Entrance Exam is the abbreviation for KEAM. As the name suggests that this entrance test is meant to grant admission to students from engineering, agriculture and medical fields. As the MBBS course is strike out from this list as the centralised examination i.e. NEET is conducted for that, but apart from this there are some allied medical courses for this KEAM is conducted. For B. Arch course a candidate must clear NATA examination first. KEAM is a state level examination conducted by the Commission of Entrance Examination (CEE) annually to grant admission in B. Tech course in various Government and Private Colleges of Kerala. KEAM is expected to be conducted in the third week of April.

Fast Facts about KEAM 2021:

Name of the ExamKerala Engineering, Architecture and Medical Entrance Exam
Commonly Known asKEAM
Level of ExamState Level
KEAM 2021 official websitecee.kerala.gov.in
Category of ExamUndergraduate
Conducting BodyCommissioner for Entrance Examinations, Kerala
Mode of ExaminationOffline
Duration of Exam2 hours 30 minutes
Accepting colleges162 colleges approx

KEAM 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates are advised to go through the exam pattern thoroughly as it would help them to prepare in a better way. The complete exam pattern detail is provided below in the tabular form:

ParticularsDetails
Mode of ExaminationOffline (Pen and paper-based mode)
Duration2 hours and 30 minutes
Type of QuestionsObjective (Multiple Choice Questions)
SectionsPaper I – Physics and Chemistry

Paper II – Mathematics

Total Number of QuestionsPaper I – Physics and Chemistry (120 Questions)

Paper II – Mathematics (120 Questions)

KEAM 2021 Marking Scheme4 marks awarded for correct answer
Negative Marking1 mark deducted for wrong response

* Candidates seeking admission into B. Pharma will have to write Paper-I (Physics & Chemistry) only.

KEAM Counselling 2021 Process:

There are certain steps that are to be followed at the time of going through the counselling session which includes registering on the official website, uploading the necessary document, paying the counselling fee. Candidates who have completed their 10+2 in 2020 or 2021 are qualified for appearing in the counselling session.

Registration:  

The counselling process starts with registration in which the candidates first register themselves in order to participate in the counselling rounds. The candidates can register by visiting the official website and login via application number and password. The candidates have entered several other details in order to register themselves.

Choice Filling:

After the completion of registration candidates have to login again with the credentials and a list is displayed with the combination of Course – College which is made as per the Centralized Allotment Process (CAP). Candidates can fill in their preferred choices from the list, they also have the option to edit, rearrange and deleted the selected choices that they had made. After this the candidates can review their choices and take the final print out of the choices entered by them.

Trial Seat Allotment:

In this procedure, a trial allotment of seats is published by the counselling authority. Through this the candidates would get a tentative idea about the seat allotment process and the chances of the colleges they are expecting to take admission into. This trial is not the final one and the candidates have to wait for the final allotment of the seats.

Final Seat Allotment:

There are many factors that are counted at the time of allotment of seats; the factors are the merit of the candidate, availability of seats, preference selected by the candidate. For the confirmation of seats, the candidates have to pay a token fee through online payment failing to which the seats would be forfeited.

Document Verification:

After the allotment of seat candidates have to report to the allotted college for document verification. It is advised to the candidates to carry their original and photocopy of the documents mentioned below:

KEAM Counselling 2021: Documents needed at the time of Counselling

There will be physical verification of the documents as well so, it is advised to the candidates who were allotted with a seat must carry the below-mentioned documents in original and photocopies of it:

  • KEAM 2021 Scorecard of the candidate
  • KEAM 2021 Admit card of the candidate
  • KEAM Counselling 2021 letter
  • 10th and 12th Mark sheet and Pass Certificate
  • Any valid govt. photo Id proof
  • Passport Size Photographs
  • Income Certificate
  • JEE Main 2021 score card if appeared
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Category Certificate
  • Character Certificate
  • Academic Gap Certificate (if applicable)
  • Permanent Residence proof/certificate.
  • Domicile Certificate
KEAM 2021 Participating Colleges:

Here is the list of government institute or colleges that accept KEAM score

Government Engineering College, Painavu, IdukkiCollege of Engineering Adoor, Pathanamthitta
Government Engineering College, KozhikodeCollege of Engineering, Attingal, Thiruvananthapuram
Government College of Engineering, KannurCollege of Engineering, Kottarakkara, Kollam
Government Engineering College, ThrissurCollege of Engineering, Karunagappally, Kollam
Model Engineering College, Thrikkakara, EmakuamCollege of Engineering, Pallippuram, Cherthala, Alappuzha
College of Engineering, Chengannur, AlappuzhaRajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Pampady, Kottayan
College of Engineering, Poonjar, KottayamGovernment Engineering College, Sreekrishnapuram, Palakkad
College of Engineering, ThiruvananthapuramGovernment Engineering College, Barton Hill, Thiruvananthapuram
College of Engineering, Kallooppara, PathanamthittaGovernment Engineering College, Mananthavady, Wayanad

 FAQ’s

Q.1     Who conducts KEAM Counselling 2021?

Ans.    KEAM Counselling 2021 is conducted by Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Kerala. KEAM Counselling 2021 will be conducted via online mode and the candidates have to submit the application form online. KEAM Counselling 2021 dates have been not been released, the tentative month would be June. KEAM 2021 counselling will be conducted in many rounds. All the candidates have to fill in the registration form in order to participate in counselling and seat allotment process.

 Q.2     What is KEAM?

Ans.    Kerala Engineering, Agricultural and Medical Entrance Exam is the abbreviation for KEAM. As the name suggests that this entrance test is meant to grant admission to students from engineering, agriculture and medical fields. As the MBBS course is strike out from this list as the centralised examination i.e. NEET is conducted for that, but apart from this there are some allied medical courses for this KEAM is conducted. For B. Arch course a candidate must clear NATA examination first. KEAM is a state level examination conducted by the Commission of Entrance Examination (CEE) annually to grant admission in B. Tech course in various Government and Private Colleges of Kerala.