KEAM (Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Entrance Examination)

KEAM 2023 Eligibility Criteria

 

KEAM 2023 Eligibility Criteria

KEAM eligibility criteria 2023 include conditions of nationality, nativity, age limit, educational qualification, etc. As per KEAM eligibility criteria 2023, candidates who are 17 years of age as on December 31, 2020, and have cleared/ appeared 10+2 with other stated requirements can apply for the examination. It is important for candidates to go through KEAM 2023 eligibility criteria before filling out the application form. In case candidates fail to fulfill any of the KEAM eligibility criteria 2023 prescribed by CEE, Kerala, they will be disqualified from the entrance test/admission process. KEAM 2023 will be held for admission to undergraduate engineering courses in around 182 participating institutes across Kerala. Keep reading the article for complete details on KEAM 2023.

KEAM Exam Pattern 2023

KEAM Eligibility Criteria 2023

Before filling KEAM application form 2023, it is very important for candidates to verify whether they fulfil the eligibility criteria of KEAM 2023. The criteria for admission as well as for appearing in KEAM 2023 are given below.

Engineering Stream:

Attributes

Eligibility requirements

Nationality

Citizen of India.  OCI/PIO candidates are also eligible

Age Limit

17 years of age as on 31.12.2023

Qualification

Must have passed or appeared 10+2 or Intermediate or equivalent from a recognized Board

Subjects

Must have Mathematics Physics and Chemistry as mandatory subjects.

Percentage of Marks

Must have secured at least 50% marks in Mathematics individually with an aggregate of minimum 50% in PCM subjects.

Architecture Stream:

Attributes

Eligibility requirements

Nationality

Citizen of India.  OCI/PIO candidates also eligible

Age Limit

17 years of age as on 31.12.2023

Qualification

Must have passed or appeared 10+2 or Intermediate or equivalent from a recognized Board

Subjects

Must have passed or appeared 12th (10+2) or equivalent from a recognized Board

Percentage of Marks

Must have scored at least 50% marks in the qualifying examination

NATA

Candidates must have valid scores in NATA

Medical and Allied Courses: 

Nationality and Age limit must be as mentioned above. Requirements with respect to qualifications and percentage of marks are furnished in the following table.

Course

Eligibility requirements of qualifications/subjects/percentage  of marks

MBBS/BDS/BSMS

Must have passed or appeared 10+2 or equivalent securing at least 50% marks in Biology/Biotechnology separately and 50% marks in PCM/Biotechnology put together.

BUMS

10+2 or equivalent securing at least 50% marks with PCM and Biology as subjects.

BAMS/BHMS

10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) as subjects securing 50% marks in Biology individually and 50% marks in PCB subjects together.

BVSc & AH

10+2 or equivalent with 50% marks in PCBE subjects.

B.Sc. (Hon) Agri

B.Sc. (Hon) Forestry

B.F.Sc

10+2/12th or equivalent examination with 50% marks in Biology and 50% marks in PCB subjects put together.  Biotechnology will not be considered as a subject in the qualifying examination.

B.Sc., Pharmacy

10+2 (12th) or equivalent examination and securing at least 50% marks in Biology/Mathematics separately and 50% marks in PCBM subjects put together.

KEAM 2023 Candidate’s categories: Keralite vs Non-Keralite

Keralite

Applicants belonging to Kerala will come under the Keralite category. Candidates whose parents are officers in All India Service (AIS) (Non-Keralite) and posted under the Kerala cadre are considered as Keralite as per Government rules. However, they will not be eligible for the reservation of communal/ special/ persons with disabilities or any concession in the fee structure.

Non-Keralite – I (NK – I)

Candidates who are not of Kerala origin but fulfill the below-mentioned conditions will be considered eligible for admission.

  • A candidate who has pursued a qualifying course in Kerala and also the son/daughter of non-Keralite parents belonging to the Government of India/Defence Service posted in Kerala
  • Candidates who have studied 10+2 in Kerala with non-Keralite parents serving/served the Government of Kerala for at least 2 years, including the period of study of the 10+2/HSC
  • For candidates who have stayed in Kerala for a minimum of five years within the period of twelve years of their study, but is a non-residents of Kerala
  • A Non-Keralite applicant who has studied in Kerala from class 8 to class 12
  • These candidates will not be eligible for admission under the reservation of communal/special/persons with disabilities or any concession in fee structure

Non-Keralite – II (NK – II)

  • Candidates who do not fall under any Keralite or Non- Keralite Category I (NK I) will be considered as Non-Keralite Category-II(NK - II)
  • Candidates belonging to this category are eligible for admission to Management quota seats in engineering courses in Government Controlled Self-financing Colleges
  • These candidates will not be eligible for admission under the reservation of communal/special/persons with disabilities or any concession in fee structure
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