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KEAM 2015 Eligibility Criteria

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The Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE), Thiruvananthapuram invites applications for Kerala Engineering Agriculture Medical (KEAM 2015) entrance exam for admission to Medical, Engineering, Agriculture, Veterinary, Fisheries and Architecture courses in the institutes of Kerala commencing in the session 2015.

The candidates applying for the KEAM 2015 should know the eligibility criteria.

Eligibility Criteria:
Nativity:

  • Applicant should be an Indian citizen. Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) Card Holders will be treated on par with Indian citizens for the limited purpose of admission.
  • Both Keralites and Non-Keralites are eligible to apply for the Entrance Examination. Applicants of Kerala origin will be categorized as ‘Keralites', and others will be categorized as ‘Non-Keralites'.

KEAM 2015 Eligibility Criteria

Age:
The candidate should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December, 2015.

Academic Qualification:
Medical & Allied Courses:

  • For MBBS/BDS/BSMS: Candidates, who have passed Higher Secondary Examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, or Examinations, recognised equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology put together, are eligible. In the absence of Biology, Biotechnology will be considered for the courses BAMS and BSMS.
  • For admission to B.Sc.Hon(Agri), B.Sc.Hon(Forestry), BFSc courses: Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, or Examinations recognized equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology put together, are eligible.
  • For admission to BVSc. & AH Course: Candidates should have secured not less than 50% aggregate marks in English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology for the qualifying examination, in addition to the condition as stipulated in clause 6.2.1(a(ii)) as per Regulation 5 of Minimum Standards of Veterinary Education Degree Course (BVSc & AH) Regulation, 1993.
  • Candidates who have passed the B.Sc Degree (Three year course) examination with Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany or Biotechnology as Main, and any one or two of the above subjects as Subsidiaries, with 50% marks for Main & Subsidiaries taken together, subject to the condition that they have passed Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala or examinations recognized as equivalent thereto with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects are eligible for admission to BAMS, BHMS & BSMS courses.

Engineering courses:

  • Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala, or Examinations recognized as equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Mathematics separately, and 50 % marks in Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry put together are eligible for admission.
  • Candidates who have Diploma in Engineering awarded by the Board of Technical Examinations, or an examination recognized equivalent thereto, by the State Board of Technical Education after undergoing an institutional course of at least 3 years from an Institution approved by AICTE, securing a minimum of 50% marks in the final year Diploma Examination are eligible for admission to the special reservation quota.
  • Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala, or Examinations recognized as equivalent thereto, with 50 % marks in Mathematics/Biology separately, and 50 % marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology put together are eligible for admission to the seats reserved for Dairy Farm Instructors of Dairy Development Department for B.Tech. (D.Sc. & Tech).

Architecture Course:

  • Candidates should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized Board with Mathematics as a subject of study by securing 50% marks in aggregate. OR 10+3 Diploma (any stream) recognized by Central/State
  • Governments with 50% aggregate marks, OR International Baccalaureate Diploma, after 10 years of schooling, with not less than 50% marks in aggregate and with Mathematics as a compulsory subject of examination.
  • There is no provision for lateral admission to the second year or at any stage during the 5-year course in Architecture.
  • Candidates who have a Diploma in Engineering awarded by the Board of Technical Examinations, or an examination recognized equivalent thereto, by the State Board of Technical Education after undergoing an institutional course of at least 3 years from an Institution approved by AICTE securing a minimum of 50% marks in the final year Diploma Examination are eligible for admission to B.Arch. Course.

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