KEAM 2019 Exam Pattern

KEAM 2019 Syllabus: KEAM 2019 exam pattern will be made available for all candidates in the official KEAM 2019 brochure. The exam pattern of KEAM 2019 will carry all the details about the exam and question paper format. The syllabus will contain topics from Physics, chemistry, and mathematics. Candidates can check the KEAM 2019 preparation tips for better preparation. Check KEAM Physics Syllabus, KEAM Chemistry Syllabus, and KEAM Mathematics Syllabus on this page below.

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NOTE – According to the notification released by CEE, Kerala, on 12th March 2019 the examination dates of KEAM 2019 have been postponed. This is because of the Lok Sabha Election which will be going to held on 23rd April 2019. Firstly, paper 1 of Physics and Chemistry was scheduled on 2nd May 2019 and paper 2 of Mathematics was scheduled on 3rd May 2019 but now both the papers are rescheduled on 27th and 28th April 2019 respectively.

Also, See KEAM 2019 Application Form Here.

KEAM 2019 Exam Pattern

Appearing candidates must make sure that they check complete KEAM 2019 Exam pattern. The exam pattern will contain all details about the exam format and question Paper.

  • KEAM 2019 exam will consist of two papers: Paper 1 (Physics and Chemistry) and Paper 2 (Mathematics)
  • 2 hours 30 minutes will be allotted to each paper.
  • The KEAM exam will be conducted in offline pen and paper-based mode.
  • 120 multiple choice questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Both Paper 1 (Physics and chemistry) and Paper 2 (Mathematics) will contain 120 questions each.
  • Correct response will be awarded 4 marks and -1 will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

KEAM 2019 Marking Scheme

The marking scheme of KEAM 2019 can be checked from the table below.

PaperSubjectsNo. of questionsMarksTimeQuestion type
Paper 1Physics and chemistry120480150 minutesMCQs
Paper 2Mathematics120480150 minutes
Total240960300 minutes

KEAM 2019 Syllabus

Candidates preparing for the exam must make sure that they check the KEAM 2019 syllabus. The syllabus will carry all the topics from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The syllabus will include topics from 11th and 12th class. Candidates can note down the whole KEAM 2019 syllabus given below for better preparation.

KEAM Syllabus 2019 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 2019 for Physics

PhysicsIntroduction and Measurement

Description of Motion in 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 2019 Syllabus for Chemistry

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 Everyday Life

KEAM 2019 Preparation Tips

Those candidates who are preparing for the examination must make sure that they check out the KEAM 2019 preparation tips after they have made a note of the exam pattern and syllabus. With these two at hand, candidates must strategise their preparation with the tips given below.

  • Candidates must know the correct and full syllabus of KEAM 2019 examination.
  • With the syllabus, candidates can collect the right study material. There are a lot of books and sample papers that are available for preparation of KEAM.
  • The candidates can solve the sample papers that will be available in the online mode on various websites as well as offline in bookstores. This will help the candidates in understanding the question-answer format.
  • For an effective preparation every day, students must make timetable on a daily basis. This will help in time management of the day.
  • Candidates must cover all the topics and understand each concept.
  • After completing the syllabus, candidates must revise all the chapters.

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