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.

Check Eligibility For KEAM Exam

CEE, Kerala has recently released an official notice announcing the final dates of Kerala Engineering Entrance Examination (KEEE) 2018.

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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:

  1. KEAM 2018 is going to be conducted offline. The exam will be held in pen and paper based mode.
  2. Duration of the exam – 2 hours 30 minutes.
  3. The questions will of objective type in the form of MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
  4. Both Paper 1 (Physics and Chemistry) and Paper 2 (Mathematics) will contain 120 questions each.
  5. In both Paper 1 and 2, each correct response will be awarded 4 marks and -1 will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
  6. The total marks for each paper are 480, making it a total of 960 marks for both the papers.
  7. If the candidate fails to answer 1 question in each paper, he/she will be automatically disqualified.
  8. Candidates will be given OMR sheets where they will have to mark options A, B, C, D.
  9. The question paper will be set according to the standards of higher secondary or equivalent.
PaperSubjectsNo. of questionsMarksTimeQuestion type
Paper 1Physics and chemistry120480150 minutesMCQs
Paper 2Mathematics120480150 minutes
Total240960300 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

MathematicsAlgebraSets, Relations And Functions

Complex Numbers

Quadratic Equations

Sequences and Series

Permutations, Combinations, Binomial Theorem and Mathematical Induction

Matrices and Determinants

Linear Inequations

Mathematical Logic and Boolean Algebra

TrigonometryTrigonometric functions and Inverse Trigonometric functions
GeometryCartesian System of Rectangular Coordinates

Lines and Family of lines

Circles and Family of circles

Conic sections


Three Dimensional Geometry

CalculusFunctions, Limits and continuity


Application of Derivatives

Indefinite Integrals

Definite Integrals

Differential Equations

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




Current Electricity

Magnetic Effect of Current and Magnetism

Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current

Electromagnetic Waves


Dual Nature of Matter and Radiations

Atomic Nucleus

Solids and Semiconductor Devices

Principles of Communications

KEAM 2018 Syllabus for Chemistry2018

ChemistryBasic 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

Chemical Kinetics

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 –

  1. Alappuzha
  2. Dubai
  3. Ernakulam
  4. Kollam
  5. Kottayam
  6. Kattappana
  7. Kozhikode
  8. Kannur
  9. Kasaragod
  10. Mumbai
  11. Malappuram
  12. New Delhi
  13. Pathanamthitta
  14. Palakkad
  15. Thiruvananthapuram
  16. Thodupuzha
  17. Thrissur
  18. Wyanad


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