KEAM Engineering 2017 Application Process

KEAM Engineering 2017

The KEAM Engineering 2017 (Kerala Engineering) notification has been released on 1st February 2017. Although, KEAM examination happens every year in Kerala for admission in engineering as well as medical courses. But this year, all medical colleges in Kerala would admit the students on the basis of performance in N.E.E.T 2017 examination.

KEAM Engineering 2017: Important Dates

Date of the notification 1st February 2017.
Last day for Online application process including fee payment 27th February 2017.
Last date for receipt of Printout of Online Application along with supporting documents 28th February 2017.
Availability of admit card 10th April 2017.

Date and time of Examination

Physics & Chemistry (Paper-I): 24th April 2017, 10 am to 12.30 pm.

Mathematics (Paper-II): 25th April 2017, 10 am to 12.30 pm.

Declaration of the result On or before 25th May 2017.

KEAM Engineering 2017: Eligibility Criteria

  1. If you have scored 50% aggregate in physics, chemistry and mathematics in the higher secondary of board examination either from Kerala or from any recognised boards in India, you will be eligible. The 50% marks in mathematics will be taken separately.
  2. In case, if you have scored 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry and mathematics then you are only eligible for admission under management quota.
  3. Most important, you must have completed 17 years of age as on the 31st December 2017.

KEAM Engineering 2017: Eligibility Criteria (Other information)

  1. You should be an Indian citizen.
  2. Secondly, if you fall in 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.
  3. 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 certain 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 from Kerala origin but lived for 5 years during 12 years of study, you will fall in 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 Engineering 2017: Application Process (Step 1)

  1. For the online application process, you have to visit
  2. After visiting the site then click “KEAM 2017-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 Engineering 2017.
  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 down the application no. for future purpose.

KEAM Engineering 2017: 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 Engineering 2017: Examination Center

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

KEAM Engineering 2017: 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 like 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 Engineering 2017: Application Fees

Application Fee for Scheduled Tribe (ST) Exempted from payment of Application Fee
Application Fee for Scheduled Caste (SC) Rs. 400/-
Application Fee for General (Not SC/ST) Rs. 800/-
If opted Dubai as Examination Centre Rs. 12,000+Application Fee


KEAM Engineering 2017: Application Process (Final Step)

  1. Firstly, after taking the printout of the application form, you need 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 for 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 Engineering 2017: 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.

KEAM Engineering 2017: Exam pattern (Engineering)

  1. There will be two papers.
  2. One paper has physics and chemistry.
  3. The second paper is mathematics.
  4. Both the papers are happening on two different days.
  5. Each paper will be of two and a half hours.
  6. Each paper will have 120 questions.
  7. The limited time will be 150 minutes, for each paper.
  8. 4 marks are awarded for every correct answer.
  9. Negative marking is one mark.
Paper No. of questions Total marks
Physics and chemistry 120 120×4=480
Mathematics 120 120×4=480


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