Thiruvananthapuram: The Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala has announced that it will conduct the Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical (KEAM) 2021 examinations on 24th July.
There will be two papers. Paper 1 - Physics and Chemistry will be held from 10 am to 12:30 pm, and paper 2 – Mathematics will be conducted from 2:30 to 5 pm. As per the official notice released, a detailed notification for KEAM 2021 exam will be released soon at - cee.kerala.gov.in. Along with that, the registration procedure will also start.
Candidates have to answer 120 questions under each paper carrying four marks each in KEAM 2021. For every incorrect answer, one mark will be deducted.
Candidates who have passed Kerala Higher Secondary Examination (HSE) or its equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as mandatory subjects while Chemistry as optional (to be substituted by Computer Science or Biotechnology or Biology, as the case may be) with at least 45 per cent marks are eligible to apply.
Candidates belonging to SC, ST, SEBC and PwD categories will be given relaxation of 5 per cent marks.
The certificates that will be required to apply for KEAM 2021 are school certificates/birth certificates, EWS Certificate obtained from the Village Officer, Community certificates, course certificate (As proof of Sanskrit study at Plus Two level), certificate to prove nativity for Keralites, certificate to prove nativity for non Keralites (Category I), certificate to prove nativity for non Keralites(Category II), inter-caste marriage certificate and certificate to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS).
As per the official notification by CEE, "Details regarding the various reservation benefits given to candidates and the certificates to substantiate the claim will be included in KEAM prospectus 2020-21. Candidates will be informed of the particulars pertaining to the online application submission through KEAM Prospectus 2021 and notifications."
KEAM is a pen-and-paper based test.
The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, or CEE, Kerala conducts this test over multiple KEAM exam centres across Kerala, Delhi, Mumbai and Dubai.