KEAM (Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Entrance Examination)

KEAM 2023 Exam Pattern

KEAM 2023 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of KEAM 2023 provides details about the type of questions, total number of questions, marking scheme, mode of examination etc. Candidates aspiring for KEAM 2023 are advised to check the KEAM exam pattern 2023 so that they can prepare for the exam accordingly. Paper 1 of KEAM 2023 will be conducted on April while Paper 2 is scheduled to be held on April , 2023. As per KEAM exam pattern, there will be 120 questions each based on Physics and Chemistry in Paper I whereas Paper II will have questions on Mathematics only.  Each question paper of KEAM 2023 will have 4 versions as detailed below. Admission to Engineering courses shall be regulated on the basis of merit as assessed by giving equal weightage of 50:50 to the marks obtained in KEAM 2023 for engineering (Paper I & Paper-II put together), and the grade/marks obtained for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together in the final year of the qualifying examination. To be considered for admission, candidates are required to appear in both the papers.

KEAM Syllabus 2023

Exam Pattern of KEAM 2023



Mode of examination


Type of questions

Multiple choice questions (MCQs)


Total number of questions

Paper I – 120 questions

Paper-II – 120 questions


Paper I – Physics and Chemistry

Paper-II – Mathematics

Marking Scheme

4 marks will be awarded for every correct answer

1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer

No marks will be deducted for unattempted questions

Duration of exam

2 hours and 30 minutes (for each paper)


A1, A2, A3 & A4 - Paper 1 (Physics and Chemistry)

B1, B2, B3 & B4 - Paper 2 (Mathematics)

 KEAM 2023 Exam Pattern – Key Highlights



Number of Questions


Paper I

Physics & Chemistry











KEAM 2023 Sample Papers: Sample papers are an essential component of the preparation plan. One benefit of solving KEAM 2023 sample papers is they contain similar type of questions to the ones asked in the entrance exam, which will enable the candidate to evaluate things like the difficulty level of questions asked, distribution of questions, and time required to solve a specific problem. This information will come in handy to make changes to preparation strategy so that weak areas can be plugged and strong areas fortified.

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