KEAM 2018 Medical-Eligibility, Application Process

KEAM 2018 Medical

KEAM 2018 Medical Aspirant: Like last year the NEET aspirants in Kerala have to fill the KEAM 2018 form to get MBBS/BDS seats in Kerala. The dates and the application process is same as KEAM 2018 Engineering.

Last year more than 47,000 NEET aspirants applied for KEAM. This year it is expected to rise above 50,000.

Kindly go through the below important information;

KEAM 2018 Medical: Important Dates

Date of the notification 1st February 2018.
Last day for Online application process including fee payment 28th February 2018.
Last date for receipt of Printout of Online Application along with supporting document 31st March 2018.


KEAM 2018 Medical: Eligibility Criteria

  1. You must have completed 17 years of age as on the 31st December 2017.
  2. If you have scored 50% aggregate in physics, chemistry and biology/biotechnology in the higher secondary of board examination either from Kerala or from any recognised boards in India. The 50% marks in biology will be taken separately
  3. You should be an Indian citizen.
  4. Secondly, if you fall into the category of P.I.O (Persons of Indian Origin)/O.C.I (Overseas Citizens of India) you will be treated as an Indian citizen with the limited purpose of admission.
  5. Furthermore, if you belong to Kerala state, then you will be categorised as ‘Keralite’. Also, if your parents are working as an A.I.S (All India Service) officers, you will be deemed as Keralite.
Non-Keralite category 1
In this area, the candidate has to fulfil specific criteria to get categorised as ‘Non-Keralite.’
  1. If you have undergone any qualifying courses in Kerala or if you are son/daughter of non-Keralite parents belonging to Govt. of India/Defence Service posted in Kerala.
  2. Same as the above if you have undergone qualifying courses in Kerala but your parents are serving or served in the government of Kerala for a minimum period of two years, will also be termed as ‘Non-Keralite’.
  3. Even if you are not of Kerala origin but lived for 5 years during 12 years of study, you will fall into the ‘Non-Keralite category 1’.
  4. However, a non-Keralite category will be considered against ‘State Merit’ seats for Engineering courses and they will not be eligible for Communal/ Special/Persons with Disabilities reservation or any fee concession.
Non-Keralite category 2
  1. If you don’t belong to Keralite or non-Keralite category, then you will come under ‘Non-Keralite category 2’
  2. In this category, you are eligible for admission to Government seats and Management quota seats in Engineering courses in Government Controlled Self financing Colleges.
  3. However, the ‘Non-Keralite Category-II’ (NK II) candidates will be considered for admission to the Government seats in Government Controlled Self Financing Engineering Colleges only when the Keralite and Non-Keralite I (NK I) candidates are not available for admission.

KEAM 2018 Medical: Application Process (Step 1)

  1. For the online application process, you have to visit
  2. After visiting the site then click “KEAM 2018-Online Application’.
  3. Before you start the registration, you must have an email id and phone no.
  4. Having an email id and phone no. will help you to get important communication regarding KEAM 2018.
  5. After starting the registration process, you need to mention the Name, Date of birth, Email Id and phone no.
  6. After that type the password of your choice.
  7. The password should be minimum 8 characters, should contain 1 alphabet, at least 1 no.(0 to 9) and should have one symbol.
  8. Repeat the password.
  9. A captcha will appear on the screen. Type the letter as shown in the box.
  10. After entering the field click on register.
  11. It will display a confirmation of registration.
  12. If you have made any mistake, then click on edit.
  13. Once this process is finished, then you will get generated application number.
  14. Please note the application no. for future purpose.

KEAM 2018 Medical: Application Process (Step 2)

  1. You need to upload the images of photograph, signature and left-hand thumb impression.
  2. Secondly, the photograph must be in colour with a light colour background, white is preferable. It must be taken in a professional studio. Photo taken by mobile phone/tab is not accepted.
  3. Most important, the photograph should be in passport size format.
  4. Also, the front view of the full face and shoulder portion of the candidate must be seen clearly in the photograph.
  5. Photo, wearing caps and dark glasses will be rejected.
  6. Scanned image file should be in jpg format
  7. The image file should be between 10 kb and 30 kb file size.
  8. Your name and date should be printed at the bottom portion of the photograph with black letter and white background.
  9. In next step, you need to upload the signature.
  10. Do not scan the full sheet. The scanned image file should be in jpg format. (Jpeg)
  11. The image file should be between 10 kb and 30 kb file size.
  12. The next step is to upload the left thumb impression.
  13. Place left-hand thumb on an ink pad.
  14. Put thumb impression on a white paper.
  15. The image file should be in jpg format. (Jpeg)
  16. Dimensions of the image of signature must be 150 pixels width and 100 pixels height.
  17. The image file should be between 10 kb and 30 kb file size.

KEAM 2018 Medical: Examination Center

Thiruvananthapuram. Thodupuzha. Dubai.
Ernakulam. Kozhikode. Alappuzha.
Malappuram. New Delhi. Thrissur.
Mumbai. Pathanamthitta. Kannur.
Kollam. Kattappana.
Kottayam. Kasaragod.
Palakkad. Wayanad.

KEAM 2018 Medical: Application Process (Step 3)

  1. Select your preferred course.
  2. Then choose the available examination centre.
  3. The Next step, is to mention the personal details of gender, citizenship, guardian details, permanent address and communication address.
  4. After that mention the qualifying examination in which you are studying or already studied.
  5. If you belong to S.E.B.Cs or Other Eligible Community (O.E) you must submit the Non-Creamy Layer certificate.
  6. Now in the final step, you need to make the payment either through online or e-challan.
  7. After that take print of the application.

KEAM 2018 Medical: Application Fees

Application Fee for General 700
Application Fee for Scheduled Caste ST/SC 300
If opted Dubai as Examination Centre Rs. 12,000+Application Fee


KEAM 2018 Medical: Application Process (Final Step)

  1. Firstly, after taking the printout of the application form, you need to attach few documents.
  2. Secondly, affix a passport size (3.5 x 4.5 cm) photograph (this should be the copy of the uploaded photo.
  3. You have to attach documents like Proof of Nativity, Proof for Date of Birth, Course Certificate in Original or Self Attested copy of Mark list.
  4. Finally, Original Community/Non-Creamy Layer Certificate can be attached, if communal reservation is claimed.

KEAM 2018 Medical: Application Address

Once you attach the document along with application form, you need to send it this particular address below.

The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations 5th Floor,

Housing Board Buildings, Santhi Nagar,

Thiruvananthapuram – 695001, Kerala.

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