|KEAM 2018 (Entrance Examinations for Admission to Engineering/ Pharmacy/ Medical and Allied Courses in Kerala)|
|Category : Engineering Admissions 2019|
|Published : On February 7, 2018 By Webindia123 Editor|
|Online Application submission||From 01.02.2018|
|Last date for submission of Online Application including Fee payment||28.02.2018, 5 pm|
|Last date for receipt of Printout of Online Application along with supporting documents||31.03.2018|
|Downloading Online Admit Cards||From 10.04.2018|
|Date & Time of Engineering Entrance Examination||23 & 24 April 2018|
|Venue of Examination||As indicated in the Admit Card|
|Declaration of Results|
|Result of Engineering Entrance Examination||On or before 25.05.2018|
|Engineering, Architecture, MBBS/BDS, Medical & Allied and Ayurveda Rank lists||On or before 20.06.2018|
Schedule for the Entrance Examination
The Entrance Examinations for admission to Professional Degree Courses for the year 2017, Kerala will be conducted as per the following schedule:
|Engineering||Paper I - Physics & Chemistry||23.04.2018 (Monday)||10 AM - 12.30 PM|
|Engineering||Paper II - Mathematics||24.04.2018 (Tuesday)||10 AM - 12.30 PM|
|Medical||Candidates seeking admission to any of the Medical & Allied courses should compulsorily appear for and qualify in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test-Under Graduate (NEETUG) 2018 conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).|
|Architecture||No Entrance Examination. Admission is based on merit as assessed by equal weightage to NATA Score and marks/grades in the Qualifying Examination|
Note: Candidates applying for admission to B.Pharm Course shall have to write Paper-I (Physics & Chemistry) of the Engineering Entrance Examination.
Applications are invited for the Entrance Examinations for admission to the following Degree Courses in various Professional Colleges in the State for the year 2018-19.
Candidates satisfying the eligibility conditions as laid down in the Prospectus and who seek admission to any or all of the above mentioned courses have to apply online through the website of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations www.cee.kerala.gov.in from 1 February 2018 to 28 February 2018 and should send the printout of the online submitted application along with required supporting documents to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations on or before the last date and time
The CEE will conduct Entrance Examination for admission to Engineering Courses only. However, candidates seeking admission to B.Pharm course shall have to appear for and qualify in Paper-I (Physics & Chemistry) of the Engineering Entrance Examination. The CEE will not conduct any Entrance Examination for admission to B.Arch. course and Medical & Allied courses. However, candidates seeking admission to B.Arch. course should compulsorily appear for and qualify in the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) conducted by the Council of Architecture (COA) on or before 10.06.2018. Candidates seeking admission to any of the Medical & Allied courses should compulsorily appear for and qualify in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test-Under Graduate (NEETUG) 2018 conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). (See Clause 9.7.5 of the Prospectus)
Eligibility for Admission:
Nativity:Only Indian citizens are eligible for admission to Professional courses unless otherwise notified. Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/ Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) will also be treated at par with Indian citizens for the limited purpose of admission. However PIO/OCI candidates will not be eligible for any kind of reservation. Candidates seeking admission to Professional Degree courses will be categorised as Keralite, Non-Keralite Category I (NK I) and Non-Keralite Category II (NK II)
(A) Keralites :-A candidate of Kerala origin will be categorised as a ‘Keralite’. Only ‘Keralite’ candidates are eligible for Communal/Special/Persons with Disabilities reservation or any fee concession. Children of All India Service (AIS) officers (Non-Keralites) allotted to Kerala cadre are deemed to be ‘Keralites’. But they will not be eligible for Communal/Special/ Persons with Disabilities reservation or any fee concession.
In order to prove that a candidate is an Indian Citizen of Kerala origin, he/she has to produce a certificate showing that the candidate or his/her father or mother was born in Kerala.
(B) Non-Keralite Category I (NK I) : A candidate who is not of Kerala origin but fulfils anyone of the following conditions will be categorised as 'Non-Keralite Category I'(NK I).
In order to prove that the candidate is a Non-Keralite Category I (NK I), he/she has to produce the relevant proof along with the printout of the application. Non-Keralite Category I candidates will be considered against ‘State Merit’ seats for Engineering/ Architecture/B.Pharm/Medical & Allied courses. But they will not be eligible for Communal/ Special/Persons with Disabilities reservation or any fee concession.
(C) Non-Keralite Category-II (NK II):- Candidates who do not come under ‘Keralite’ or 'NonKeralite Category I' will be categorised as ‘Non-Keralite Category II'. Such candidates are eligible for admission to Government seats and Management quota seats in Engineering courses in Government Controlled Self financing Colleges. However, the ‘Non-Keralite Category II’ (NK II) candidates will be considered for admission to the Government seats in Government Controlled Self Financing Engineering Colleges only when the Keralite and Non-Keralite I (NK I) candidates are not available for admission. ‘Non-Keralite Category II’ (NK II) candidates are also eligible for admission to Government Seats and Management Quota seats in Private Self Financing Engineering/Architecture Colleges. ‘Non-Keralite Category II’ (NK II) candidates are also eligible for admission to a maximum of 10% seats under Management Quota in Private Self Financing Pharmacy colleges.
Non-Keralite Category II’ (NK II) candidates will not be eligible for Communal/ Special/ Persons with Disabilities reservation or any fee concession. ‘Non-Keralite Category II’ (NK II) candidates are not eligible for admission to Medical and Allied Courses including MBBS/BDS and for admission to Government Engineering Colleges.
(a) Medical & Allied Courses:
(b) Engineering courses:
[Including B.Tech (Agri. Engg.) and B.Tech (Food Engg. & Tech) courses under the Kerala Agricultural University, B.Tech (Dairy Technology) and B.Tech (Food Technology) courses under Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences University and B.Tech (Food Technology) course under Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies].
The Vocational Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala, has been recognised as equivalent to the Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala.
(c) Architecture Course :
Minimum academic eligibility for admission to B. Arch. Course:
(c) B.Pharm Course :
Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala or Examinations recognized as equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Biology/Mathematics separately and 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Mathematics put together are eligible.
Relaxation in marks
For all the courses, candidates belonging to Socially and Educationally Backward Classes will have a relaxation of 5% marks in the qualifying examination. They need only 45% marks in the case of Mathematics/Biology and 45% marks in the case of Mathematics/Biology, Physics and Chemistry put together. The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates need only a pass in the qualifying examination. However, for admission to MBBS/BDS courses, candidates belonging to SC/ST categories need 40% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology put together in the qualifying examination. Candidates with Locomotory disability of lower limbs between 40% to 70% need only 45% marks in case of Biology/Biotechnology and 45% marks in case of optional subjects put together for admission to MBBS/BDS courses (as per the Guidelines of Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India). The candidates belonging to PD category will have a relaxation of 5 % marks in the qualifying examination for Engineering and Medical Allied Courses. They need only 45 % marks in the case of Mathematics/Biology and 45 % marks in the case of Mathematics/Biology, Physics and Chemistry put together. Provided that in cases where only grades are given for qualifying examination and marks are not mentioned, the grade covering 45% marks will be considered as criterion for eligibility. The relaxation in marks in the Qualifying Examinations available to SEBC and PD Candidates will not be applicable to the admissions under Management Quota in Private Self Financing Engineering Colleges/Government Controlled Self Financing Engineering Colleges. The relaxation of marks in the qualifying examination extended to SEBC candidates only will be applicable to OEC candidates even if they are allotted against the unavailed seats of SC/ST quota..
Applicants should have completed 17 years of age as on the 31st December 2018. No relaxation in the minimum age will be allowed. There is no upper age limit for Engineering, Architecture and B.Pharm Courses. For Medical and Allied courses, the upper age limit will be as per the Information Bulletin of NEET(UG)-2018. Candidates should attach proof for their date of birth along with the printout of application.
How to Apply :
Mode of submitting Online Application : www.cee.kerala.gov.in
Candidate can pay application fee in either of the two following methods:
(i) Online Payment: The fee may be paid by credit card/debit card/Internet Banking. On successful payment of fee, a Payment Confirmation Page will appear displaying the message 'Transaction Successful'. If the payment is unsuccessful, the message ‘Transaction Unsuccessful’ will be displayed. Due to communication failure, if the outcome of the payment attempt is not displayed, the ‘Payment’ tab in the candidate’s home page should be checked to see if it has turned green. If not, the transaction was unsuccessful and the payment needs to be made again and ensure that it’s successful. If the amount was debited from the account of the candidate for an unsuccessful transaction, the debited amount will be reverted to that account within 5-7 working days.
(ii) E-chalan: In case of payment through e-chalan, the payment should be made in all Head /Sub Post Offices in Kerala, in cash. The e-chalan generated from the website after online submission of the application should be handed over to the post office and after depositing the fee plus processing charge, as applicable, the counterfoil (Candidate’s copy) of the e-chalan must be collected back from the post office official. It must be ensured that the post office official has recorded the Payment ID pertaining to the payment on the counterfoil and put the office stamp and his/her initials at the designated places on the counterfoil. If the payment was successful, the ‘Payment’ tab in the candidate’s home page turns green. Candidates are advised to login to the website and examine the ‘Payment’ tab to make sure that the fee status has been updated by the post office official. If the payment tab has not turned green, the candidate should immediately contact the concerned post office and get the payment status updated. On successful Payment, the required entries in the application will be made automatically.
Note: The Application fee/additional fee once remitted will not be refunded under any circumstances
More details can be available from the website.
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