KEAM stands for Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical. It is a series of exams conducted by Office of the Commissioner of Entrance Exams (CEE) run by the Government of Kerala. This exam is conducted every year for admission the professional course engineering courses offered in the state of Kerala.
CEE, Kerala has recently released an official notice announcing the final dates of Kerala Engineering Entrance Examination (KEEE) 2018.
KEAM 2018 is a gateway for admission into B.Tech courses offered in around 365 engineering institutes of Kerala.
Recent KEAM updates have been listed below:
- Paper 1 for Physics and Chemistry will be held on 23rd April 2018 (Monday) from 10 AM to 12:30 PM.
- Paper 2 for Mathematics will be held on 24th April 2018 (Tuesday) from 10 AM to 12:30 PM.
The first step of preparation for any exam is to have a thorough knowledge of its exam pattern. All those who are planning to appear for KEEE 2018 which is going to be conducted very soon must have a look at it exam pattern given below:
- KEAM 2018 is going to be conducted offline. The exam will be held in pen and paper based mode.
- Duration of the exam – 2 hours 30 minutes.
- The questions will of objective type in the form of MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
- Both Paper 1 (Physics and Chemistry) and Paper 2 (Mathematics) will contain 120 questions each.
- In both Paper 1 and 2, each correct response will be awarded 4 marks and -1 will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
- The total marks for each paper are 480, making it a total of 960 marks for both the papers.
- If the candidate fails to answer 1 question in each paper, he/she will be automatically disqualified.
- Candidates will be given OMR sheets where they will have to mark options A, B, C, D.
- The question paper will be set according to the standards of higher secondary or equivalent.
|Paper||Subjects||No. of questions||Marks||Time||Question type|
|Paper 1||Physics and chemistry||120||480||150 minutes||MCQs|
|Paper 2||Mathematics||120||480||150 minutes|
Syllabus For KEAM 2018
KEAM Paper 1 and 2 will contain questions covering topics from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The topics that form the syllabus of KEAM 2018 will be from Physics Chemistry and Mathematics taught in class 12th. Aspirants can have a look at the KEAM 2018 syllabus given here –
KEAM 2018 Syllabus for Mathematics
|Mathematics||Algebra||Sets, Relations And Functions |
Sequences and Series
Permutations, Combinations, Binomial Theorem and Mathematical Induction
Matrices and Determinants
Mathematical Logic and Boolean Algebra
|Trigonometry||Trigonometric functions and Inverse Trigonometric functions|
|Geometry||Cartesian System of Rectangular Coordinates |
Lines and Family of lines
Circles and Family of circles
Three Dimensional Geometry
|Calculus||Functions, Limits and continuity |
Application of Derivatives
KEAM Syllabus 2018 for Physics
Introduction and Measurement
Description of Motionin One Dimension
Description of Motion in Two and Three Dimensions
Laws of Motion
Work, Energy and Power
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body Rotation
Mechanics of Solids and Fluids
Heat and Thermodynamics
Magnetic Effect of Current and Magnetism
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
Dual Nature of Matter and Radiations
Solids and Semiconductor Devices
Principles of Communications
KEAM 2018 Syllabus for Chemistry2018
|Chemistry||Basic Concepts and Atomic Structure – Laws of chemical combinatio, Atomic structure |
Bonding and Molecular Structure
States of Matter – Gaseous state, Liquid state, Solid state
Periodic Properties of Elements and Hydrogen – Classification of elements, Hydrogen
S-Block Elements and Principles of Metallurgy – Alkali metals, Alkaline earth metals, Principles of metallurgy
P-Block Elements – General characteristics of p-block elements, Boron, Silica, Group 18 elements
D-Block and F-Block Elements – d-Block elements, f-Block elements: Lanthanides
Thermodynamics – System and surrounding, First law of thermodynamics, Second law of thermodynamics
Chemical Equilibrium – Physical and chemical equilibria, Equilibria involving chemical systems, Concepts of acids and bases
Solutions – Types of solutions, Colligative properties
Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry – Oxidation and reduction, Faraday’s laws of electrolysis, Corrosion and its prevention
Surface Chemistry – Adsorption, Colloids
Coordination Compounds and Organometallics
Basic Principles, Purification and Characterization of Organic Compounds
Hydrocarbons – Classification of hydrocarbons, Alkanes and cycloalkanes, Alkenes and alkynesAromatic hydrocarbons
Organic Reaction Mechanism – Electronic displacement in a covalent bond, Common types of organic reactions
Stereochemistry – Stereoisomerism
Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Halogens – Haloalkanes and haloarenes, Polyhalogen compounds
Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen – Alcohols, Phenols, Ethers, Some commercially important compounds, Aldehydes and ketones, Carboxylic acid
Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Nitrogen – Amines
Polymers and Biomolecules – Polymers, Biomolecules, Reducing and
non-reducing sugars, Polysaccharides, Proteins, Vitamins
Environmental Chemistry and Chemistry in Every Day Life
KEAM 2018 Exam Centres
Candidate will have to choose the exam centres while filling up the application form. KEAM 2018 will be conducted in 18 cities across India and Dubai. The list of the same is given below –
- New Delhi