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Kerala Engineering Agriculture Medical Entrance Examination (KEAM) 2013

Updated on Mon, 14 January 2013 at 17:00 IST

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ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS FOR ADMISSION TO MEDICAL(Except MBBS & BDS)/AGRICULTURE/
VETERINARY/ FISHERIES/ENGINEERING/ARCHITECTURE DEGREE COURSES, KERALA 2013
AND FOR ALLOTMENT / ADMISSION TO MBBS & BDS COURSES BASED ON NEET (UG) 2013

Applications are invited for the Entrance Examinations/Allotments for admission to the following Degree Courses in various Professional Colleges in the State for 2013-14.

(a) Medical (i) BAMS (ii) BHMS (iii) BSMS
(b) Agriculture (i) BSc. Hons. (Agriculture) (ii) BSc. Hons. (Forestry)
(c) Veterinary BVSc. & AH
(d) Fisheries BFSc.
(e) Engineering B.Tech. [including B.Tech. (Agri. Engg.), B.Tech. (Food Engg.) Courses
under the Kerala Agricultural University and B.Tech. (Dairy Science &
Tech.) under the Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences University]
(f) Architecture B.Arch. (Allotment & Admission only)
(g) MBBS/BDS Allotment & Admission only

Eligibility for Admission:
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’. Non-Keralites are classified as ‘Non-Keralite Category-I’ and ‘Non-Keralite Category-II’.

(a) Medical & Allied Courses:
(i) For MBBS/BDS Courses, the criteria of eligibility [Academic/NEET(UG)-2013] will be as notified by the CBSE for NEET(UG)-2013/Medical Council of India (MCI) from time to time.

(ii) For admission to other Medical Courses (BAMS, BSMS, BHMS): 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.

(iii) 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 recognised equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology put together, are eligible.

(iv) 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. (v) Candidates who have passed the BSc 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 recognised as equivalent thereto with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects are eligible for admission to BAMS, BHMS & BSMS courses.

(b) Engineering courses:
[Including B.Tech (Ag. Engg.) and B.Tech (Food Engg.) courses under the Kerala Agricultural University and B. Tech (Dairy Sc. &Technology) under Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences University].

(i) 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

(ii) Candidates who have Diploma in Engineering awarded by the Board of Technical Examinations, or an examination recognised 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 (DE) as shown in Clause 5.2.9.

(iii) Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala, or examinations recognised 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). However, the candidates admitted to the course have to take a make-up course in Basic Mathematics (2+0) credits or Applied Biology (1+1) credit as the case may be.

Architecture course :

Minimum academic eligibility for admission to B. Arch. Course:
(i) 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognised Board with Mathematics as a subject of study by securing 50% marks in aggregate. OR 10+3 Diploma (any stream) recognised 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 compulsory subject of examination.

(ii) In addition to the academic eligibility prescribed under clause 6.2.3 (a), only those candidates who score 40 % or 80 marks out of 200 (for all categories of candidates) in the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) will be considered for admission to B. Arch. course. There is no relaxation in the minimum passing score of NATA to any category of candidate.

(iii) There is no provision for lateral admission to the second year or at any stage during the 5 year course in Architecture.

(iv)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. Candidates seeking admission to B.Arch. course should also submit the Application form to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations. There is no State level Entrance Examination for this Purpose. However such candidates should write the National Aptitude Test for Architecture and should forward the NATA score and mark list of the qualifying examination to the CEE on or before the specified date.

Last date and time for receipt of the Print out of the Application : The Print out of the Application and other relevant documents to be submitted with the Application are to be sent in the printed envelope bearing the address of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, so as to reach him before 5 p.m. on 09.02.2013 (Saturday), by Hand Delivery/Registered Post/Speed Post. Applications will be received in the Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations on holidays also.

Fee concession/Scholarship:
Candidates belonging to ‘Keralite’ category and who wish to be considered for any fee concession/scholarship/any other benefit based on the annual family income, that may be announced by the Government/College/Admitting authority at any time after the submission of application, should submit the income certificate from the concerned authorities in the prescribed
format, at the time of submission of application itself, to avail of such concessions. Income certificates attached separately or produced after submission of application will not be considered for granting any such concession. The Entrance Examinations and the subsequent allotments will be based on the various provisions laid down in the Prospectus approved by the Government. Prospectus for the KEAM Entrance Examinations 2013 is available on the website of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, “www.cee-kerala.org”. Candidates are requested to go through the various provisions in the

More information can be had from the following Help line numbers on all working days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 0471 - 2339101, 2339102, 2339103, 2339104
CITIZENS CALL CENTRE NUMBERS: 155300, 0471-155300, 0471- 2115054, 2115098, 2335523 (Citizen Call Centre service will be available on 24 Hours except National Holidays) Prospectus before submitting their applications.

Important Dates :
Sale of security cards along with prospectus through selected post offices and online application submission from: 14th January, 2013, Monday
Last date for sale of security cards: 08th February, 2013, Friday
Last date for submission of online application: 08th February, 2013, Friday, 05.00 p.m.
Last date for receipt of online application print out along with supporting documents: 09th February, 2013, Saturday
Date for downloading online admit cards from: 25th March, 2013, Monday

Date of entrance examination

Engineering (Physics and Chemistry) (P-I): 22nd April, 2013, 10.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.; Mathematics (P-II): 23rd April, 2013, 10.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
Medical (Chemistry and Physics) (P-I): 24th April, 2013, 10.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.; Biology (P-II) (except MBBS/BDS): 25th April, 2013, 10.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

Declaration of Results
Medical (except MBBS/BDS): On or before 27th May, 2013
Engineering: On or before 27th June, 2013

Apply Online
http://cee.kerala.gov.in/keamonline2013/main/index.php

More Details
http://www.cee-kerala.org/index.php/keam/keam2013/exam-2013

 

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