KEAM 2012 Description
KEAM 2012 is conducted by the Controller of Entrance Examination of Kerala state. Admission to Professional degree courses which has been approved by the Govt. of Kerala is made on the basis of merit obtained in this entrance exam. KEAM 2012 scores are valid for admission to the courses in the institutes of Kerala. According to commissioner of Entrance Examination (Kerala-CEE) Kerala, the entrance exam helds at 182 schools across Kerala. The exam is also held at the Indian High School, Dubai and at the Kerala Education Society Senior Secondary School, New Delhi.
KEAM 2012 Contact Details
The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations
0471- 2332120, 2338487
|Test Period||Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Entrance Examination (KEAM 2012) is generally held in Month of April|
|Last Year Date||18-Apr-11|
|This Year Date||Third week of May 2012|
KEAM 2012 Conducting Body
KEAM 2012 is conducted by the Controller of Entrance Examination of Kerala state.
KEAM 2012 Eligibility
- The candidates who wish to appear for the exam must have passed the Higher Secondary Exam or equivalent with 50% marks in Physics and 50% marks in Biology, Biology and Chemistry put together.
- The candidates who are willing to take admission to MBBS/BDS courses must obtain 50% marks in the Medical Entrance Examination.
- Candidates, who are applying for KEAM 2012, should not be less than 17 years old in the current year. However, there is no upper age limit.
- The candidates who are Indian only can apply for admission to professional courses.
- However, holders of Cards/OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) Person of Indian Origin (PIO), who are studying or have studied at educational institution in Kerala from Class VIII to Class XI, to be treated as Indian.
The candidates who do not belong to Kerala Origin, but who have studied the qualifying course in Kerala to be considered as a Non-Keralite. A candidate whose parents belong to the following class of Non-Keralite will be considered as Non-Keralite.
- The employees who are working in the Government of India, subject to the condition the employees have worked for the State of Kerala or in the State of Kerala at least for two years.
- The employees of the Government of India.
- The employees of Defence Personnel posted to Kerala
The candidates who are in the first category will be considered against ?State Merit? seats only for Medical/Engineering and related will not be eligible for Special/Persons/Communal with Disabilities reservation.
The candidates who do not come under Non-Keralite or Keralite (Category-1) to be categorized as Non-Keralite (Category-2). These candidates are not qualified to take admission to the Engineering courses in Government/KAU/Aided. However, these candidates are qualified to take admission through management quota seats for engineering courses in self financing institutions which are sponsored by government and in the government seats in private self-financing colleges that will be notified separately.
KEAM 2012 Exam Pattern
- Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Entrance Exam (KEAM 2012) consists of two papers. The test is of objective type. The papers differ in two ways they are:
For Engineering Entrance
- Paper first in physics and Chemistry
- Paper second in Mathematics
For Medical Entrance
- Biology, as per the syllabus of 10+2
- Candidates, who wish to apply for admission to degree courses in architecture in the state engineering colleges, must have to appear for aptitude test in architecture and the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) as well, which is conducted by the National Institute of Advanced Studies and Architecture.
- Generally, the test takes two and half hours and the medium of the exam is English. The selection procedure is made on the basis of merit list in different KEAM 2012 centers across the state.
- Candidates, who wish to take admission in Architecture course, must have to appear in the two papers of the aptitude test in Architecture.
- Candidates, who are willing to be listed in the Medical/Engineering list, need to appear for the two papers of the concerned entrance exam.
- Candidates, who wish to take admission to Bpharm course, must appear for the Physics and Chemistry papers of the Medical entrance exam. The selection of candidates for Bpharm courses is totally depends on their performance in Physics and Chemistry papers.
KEAM 2012 Courses
- Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech -all streams)
- B.Tech (Agricultural Engineering)
- B.Tech (Dairy Science and Technology)
KEAM 2012 Fees Details
Fee of Application for General candidates - Rs. 700/- ; SC/ST candidates - Rs. 350/-.
KEAM 2012 Extra Information
Registering Options :
Options can be registered only through the website, "www.cee.kerala.gov.in/keam". Candidates will have to register their options in a stream or different streams (based on their eligibility) in the Á©ome Page of the candidate through the website within the stipulated period of time. Candidates can access this website and follow the instructions given, to register their options for courses and colleges. Options submitted to the CEE by Fax, Post, Hand delivery etc., will not be processed or considered on any account for allotment of seats.
Process for Registering Options :
Candidates can register their options within the time schedule specified, using any computer having internet facility. Candidates who do not have access to Internet facility can use the facility provided free of cost, by the Government at various centres across the state. Á°ption Facilitation Centres (OFC) and Á©elp Desks (HD) will be opened across the state during a specified period for the candidates who need assistance for registering their options. The list of OFCs and HDs will be notified in due course. The OFC and HD will be functioning only during the period specified.
Time schedule for registering options :
The facility for registering of options will beavailable only during the period specified in the notifications to be issued by the CEE. TVM publicity will be given through electronic and print media regarding the schedule and related matters. The facility will be withdrawn once the time period is over and candidate will not have access to this facility after this time period. A candidate, not registering his/her options as per the time schedule announced, will not be considered for allotments under his/her eligible streams against any of the seats available then, irrespective of his/her rank. No extension of time will be granted under any circumstances for registering options under any of the streams.
Registering of options in respect of candidates included in different Rank Lists (Medical/Ayurveda/Engineering/Architecture) :
A candidate included in different rank lists, can register options like a candidate included in a single stream. All options available to the candidate, based on the streams he/she is eligible for, can be registered in a single registration. For example, a candidate included in the Engineering and Medical rank lists can register his/her options in the two streams together, within the specified period of time. There is no separate time schedule for registering options under each of the streams. All options to all eligible streams will have to be registered as per the time schedule. No extension of time will be granted under any circumstances for registering options under any of the streams.
Eligibility for registering options :
Only those candidates included in the different Rank Lists published by the CEE for 2011 based on KEAM 2012 2011 are eligible to register their options in the stream concerned. Moreover, the candidates registering their options should satisfy all the eligibility conditions with regard to Nativity (Clause 6.1), Academic qualifications (Clause 6.2), Age (Clause 6.3), etc., of the Prospectus for admission to Professional Degree Courses 2011. Academic eligibility should be satisfied on the date of admission for Medical/Agricultural Courses. Principal/Head of the Institution will be personally responsible for verification of eligibility condition as prescribed in the Prospectus, when the candidate reports for admission. Only those candidates who are found to be qualified as prescribed shall be admitted to the college/institution irrespective of the fact that he/she has an allotment through the SWS.
Essentials for registering options :
Candidates should have particulars such as Roll Number, Application Number and Key Number of KEAM 2012 2011 assigned to them in order to register their options in the website. Note: A candidate who has lost the Admit Card may get a Á¥uplicate Admit Card from the Office of the CEE before closing of the time slot fixed for registering options by submitting a request addressed to the CEE along with a Demand Draft for Rs. 100/-, drawn on a
nationalised bank, in favour of the "Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, payable at Thiruvananthapuram".
Procedure for Registering Options :
Any candidate, who wishes to register his/her options, should have the 'Roll Number', Á¢pplication number and Á¬ey number readily available with him/her. The candidate must also have access to internet facility. The candidate should follow the procedure given below for registering options :
(i) Accessing the website.
(ii) Logging on to the candidate's Home page.
(iii) Setting of a Password.
(iv) Registering of Options.
(v) Saving the Options registered.
(vi) Viewing and Printing of the List of Options registered.
(vii) Logging off from the Home Page.
Accessing the website:
The candidate can access the website, www.cee.kerala.gov.in/ keam from any computer having internet facility. The platform can be Windows-based or Linux-based and any browser will be sufficient.
Logging on to the Candidate's Home page :
The candidate can log on to his/her home pageby entering the details (i.e., Roll number, Application number and Key number) correctly.(i) The Roll number of the candidate is the six-digit Number allotted to the candidate forappearing for the Entrance Examination for Admission to Professional Degree Courses. KEAM 2012, CEE, TVM(ii) Application number of the candidate: This is the seven-digit number printed on the righttop part of the facing sheet of the Application submitted by the candidate for KEAM 2012 .This is also printed in the OMR data sheet submitted by the candidate for KEAM 2012 and inthe Admit Card issued by the CEE to the candidate.(iii) Key Number : Key number will be provided to all candidates in the KEAM 2012. The Keynumber should not be disclosed to others who may misuse this, for which theCEE/Government will not be responsible. (All these numbers are candidate specific andhence are available only to the candidate).If the system finds that the one who has requested for login is the genuine candidate, the candidate will be directed to his/her Home page. If any discrepancy is observed by thesystem on these numbers, the candidate will not be permitted to proceed further in whichcase the candidate may recheck the entries made or contact the Option FacilitationCentres/Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations for further instructions.
Setting of a Password :
At first the candidate may enter his/her Roll Number in the box provided. Then click the 'Submit' button. The candidate is led to the second webpage,wherein he/she has to enter the Application Number, Key Number and set a password in theboxes provided. The candidate has to re-enter the password for confirmation. This ismandatory for all candidates. If a candidate does not set a password, he/she will not beable to register options. Password must be alphanumeric (i.e. a combination of alphabetsand numbers) having a minimum length of eight characters. [Examples: (a) milan123(b) XYZ89E4U (c) we5782surya235 etc]. Any password entered will have to be rememberedby the candidate. Remembering the Password is the responsibility of the candidate. ThePassword set by the candidate should not be revealed to others who may misuse them. Thismay result in tampering of the options made by the candidate. The CEE/Government willnot be responsible for any such eventuality.If a candidate forgets his/her password, the candidate will be denied access to his/herHome Page in future when he/she tries to access his/her Home Page. In such cases, thecandidate will have to contact an Option Facilitation Centre or the office of the CEE inperson with Admit card for resetting the password.11.5.4 Courses and Colleges available for registering options : A list of Courses (Course List) andColleges (College List) for allotments through the SWS will be available in the Home page ofthe candidate based on the stream(s) the candidate is eligible for. The Course List link when clicked will show all the courses in the stream concerned with their two letter codes.For example, a candidate included only in the Engineering stream will see the list of Engineering courses and their codes (Eg:- AE - Applied Electronics and Instrumentation, EC -Electronics and Communication Engineering, etc.). Similarly, a candidate in the MedicalRank list only, will see the list of medical courses with their two letter codes (Eg:- MM-MBBS,MD-BDS, BA-BAMS, etc.). A candidate included in Engineering and Medical Rank Lists will seea list of Engineering and Medical courses and their two-letter codes. The Á¤ollege List link when clicked will show all the Colleges under the stream(s) applicable to the candidate andtheir three-letter codes (Eg:- TVE-College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram,TVM-Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, etc.). A candidate may examinethis list further to see the number of seats for each category in these colleges by clicking onthe College Code. An overall idea of the Courses and Colleges and their Codes will help thecandidate to register his/her options without any difficulty.
Procedure for registering options in his/her Home Page :
By entering the option numberfor a course-college combination the candidate can fix his/her preference numbers for thecourse-college combinations displayed in the Home Page. Here all the eligible options of thecandidate will be displayed course-wise and the candidate is expected to enter his/herpreference number for a particular combination.
Registering of the Options and saving/revising the Options registered :
(i) All eligible options of the candidate will be displayed on the Home Page. The candidate mayfollow the directions given therein to register the options. The data entered may be savedregularly by clicking the save button, so that the data already entered is not lost due tounexpected reasons. The candidate should enter only those options in which he/she isinterested. Candidates should also note that he/she will be considered for allotment only tothose courses and colleges opted by him/her. So, a candidate who has not opted for acourse-college combination will not be considered for allotment for that combination. TVM Existing options, registered by the candidate and available in the Home Page, can be cancelled by entering the number '0' against that particular option to be cancelled and by clicking the 'update' button. All options registered by the candidate will be processed. If a candidate gets allotted to a particular seat, based on his/her option, he/she is bound toaccept it, failing which, he/she will lose that allotment as well as his/her claims for anyseat in any stream. Such candidates will not be eligible for any further allotment in anystream.(ii) Option Work Sheet facility : If a candidate experiences any difficulty in entering the datadirectly, he/she may first take a printout of the work sheet showing all the options he/she iseligible for, by clicking on the OPTION WORKSHEET or DETAILED OPTION WORKSHEET link on the page. The desired entries may be made on this work sheet and the same may be used for registering the options in the website. The preference numbers may be fixed using thiswork sheet and the data may be entered in the system subsequently. A candidate has thefacility to modify or rearrange his/her earlier options before the last date and time fixed.
Viewing and Printing of the Option List based on the options registered :
Once thecandidate completes the option entry, he/she can view his/her options by clicking on thelink provided. An option list will be generated and the candidate can take a printout of the same and keep it for future reference. If the candidate wants to change his/her optionsalready registered, he/she may revise the options as desired and ensure that the option list has come as per his/her preferences.
Logging off from the Home page :
Once the candidate is satisfied with the optionsregistered, he/she may Log off the system by clicking on "logout" link. The process of Registration of Options is complete when the candidate logs off. This action is compulsory for preventing the misuse of his/her Home Page by strangers.
Rearranging option priority :
A candidate may change his/her option priority any number oftimes within the time schedule permitted. The priority of options registered at the time of closing of the facility for registering options alone will be considered for processing.
Trial Allotments :
The CEE will conduct Trial Allotment(s) before the closure of the time fixed for registering options to give an idea about the chances of getting allotment to acourse and college based on options and rank of the candidate. The trial Allotment doesnot guarantee that the candidate will get allotment in a college or course.
Processing of Options and Allotment :
After the period earmarked for registering options, they will beprocessed and the allotment for all courses will be published in the website,"www.cee.kerala.gov.in", on the date notified by the CEE. The allotment memo, theprintout of which can be taken from the website, will show the college to which thecandidate is allotted and the fee to be remitted for the course allotted. The schedule of allotment will be notified separately. Necessary notifications will be issued by the CEE.
Remittance of Fee :
The prescribed fee for the Course will have to be remitted by the candidate to the CEE Account in specified branches of State Bank of Travancore to benotified by the CEE, as per the time schedule prescribed. After the candidate remits the fee in the first allotment, a fee receipt will be issued by the bank as token of allotment and remittance of fee. Those candidates who do not remit the fee on or before the date prescribed for the same will lose their allotment as well as the eligibility for further allotments in all streams. The second allotment will be published on the date specified.Candidates who have not received any allotment in the first allotment and who have received an allotment in the second allotment will have to remit the prescribed fee for the course allotted. If a candidate has a different allotment than the one received in the first allotment, the fee for which is higher than that remitted as per the first allotment, he/she will have to remit the difference in fee. The amount to be remitted in this manner will be shown in the allotment memo of the candidate. If the fee for the course allotted in the second allotment is less than or same as the fee remitted as per the first allotment, no further remittance is to be made by the candidate. The same process will be repeated inthe subsequent allotments.
KEAM 2012 Syllabus
They follow the basic syllabus of Senior Secondry Examination.
Topics in Mathematics
1. SETS, RELATIONS AND FUNCTIONS
2. COMPLEX NUMBERS AND QUADRATIC EQUATIONS
3. MATRICES AND DETERMINANTS
4. PERMUTATIONS AND COMBINATIONS
5. MATHEMATICAL INDUCTION
6. BINOMIAL THEOREM AND ITS SIMPLE APPLICATIONS
7. SEQUENCES AND SERIES
8. LIMIT, CONTINUITY AND DIFFERENTIABILITY
9. INTEGRAL CALCULUS
10. Differential Equations
11. CO-ORDINATE GEOMETRY
12. Three Dimensional Geometry
13. Vector Algebra
14. STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY
16. MATHEMATICAL REASONING
Topics in Physics
1. PHYSICS AND MEASUREMENT
3. LAWS OF MOTION
4. WORK, ENERGY AND POWER
5. ROTATIONAL MOTION
7. PROPERTIES OF SOLIDS AND LIQUIDS
9. KINETIC THEORY OF GASES
10. OSCILLATIONS AND WAVES
12. CURRENT ELECTRICITY
13. MAGNETIC EFFECTS OF CURRENT AND MAGNETISM
14. ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION AND ALTERNATING CURRENTS
15. ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES
17. DUAL NATURE OF MATTER AND RADIATION
18. ATOMS AND NUCLEI
19. ELECTRONIC DEVICES
20. COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
Topics in Chemistry
1. Some Basic concepts IN CHEMISTRY
2. States of Matter
3. Atomic Structure
4. Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
5. CHEMICAL THERMODYNAMICS
8. REDOX REACTIONS AND ELECTROCHEMISTRY
9. CHEMICAL KINETICS
10. SURFACE CHEMISTRY
11. CLASSIFICATON OF ELEMENTS AND PERIODICITY IN PROPERTIES
12. GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND PROCESSES OF ISOLATION OF METALS
14. BLOCK ELEMENTS (ALKALI AND ALKALINE EARTH METALS)
15. P - BLOCK ELEMENTS: Group - 13 to Group 18 Elements
16. d - and f - BLOCK ELEMENTS
17. CO-ORDINATION COMPOUNDS
18. ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY
19. Purification and Characterization of Organic Compounds
20. SOME BASIC PRINCIPLES OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
22. Organic Compounds Containing Halogens
23. Organic compounds containing Oxygen
24. Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
26. Bio Molecules
27. Chemistry in everyday life
KEAM 2012 Dates
These are important dates for Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Entrance Examination (KEAM).
- Sale of Application form through post office
19th January, 2011
- Last date for sale of form
14th February, 2011
- Last date to submit Application form
14th February, 2011
- Start date of despatch of Admit Card
24th March, 2011
- Date of examination for Engineering
Physics & chemistry (P-1)-18th April, 2011
Mathematics (P-ii)- 19th April, 2011
- Date of examination for Medical
Chemistry & Physics (P-i)-20th April, 2011 (10 am to 12.30 pm)
Biology(P-ii)-20th April, 2011 (2 pm to 4.30 pm)
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