ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS FOR ADMISSION TO MEDICAL/AGRICULTURE/
VETERINARY/ENGINEERING/ARCHITECTURE DEGREE COURSES, KERALA 2011
1. Applications are invited for the Entrance Examinations for admission to the following
Degree Courses in various Professional Colleges in the State for 2011-12.
(a) Medical (i) MBBS (ii) BDS (iii) BHMS (iv) BAMS (v) BSMS
(b) Agriculture (i) BSc. Hons. (Agriculture) (ii) BFSc. (Fisheries) (iii) BSc. Hons. (Forestry)
(c) Veterinary BVSc. & AH
(d) Engineering B.Tech. [including B.Tech. (Agricultural Engg.)/B.Tech. (Dairy Sc. & Tech.)
courses under the Kerala Agricultural University]
(e) Architecture B.Arch.
Note:- Candidates satisfying the eligibility conditions as laid down in the Prospectus and who
seek admission to all the above mentioned courses have to apply in the prescribed
application form issued by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations.
The CEE will conduct separate Entrance Examination for admission to Engineering and
Medical Courses. The CEE will not conduct any Entrance Examination for admission to
B.Arch. course. However, candidates seeking admission to B.Arch. course should
compulsorily appear and qualify the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA)
conducted by the National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture (NIASA).
2. Eligibility for Admission:
I. 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’. Others will be categorized as
‘Non-Keralites’. Non-Keralites are classified as ‘Non-Keralite Category-I’ and ‘Non-Keralite
(A) Keralites :- A candidate of Kerala origin will be categorized as a Keralite. A candidate
will be considered as a ’Keralite’, for the limited purpose of eligibility for admission, if
(a) he/she or his/her father/mother was born in Kerala OR (b) he/she has been a resident
of Kerala for a period of 5 years within a period of 12 years OR (c) he/she has undergone
his/her school studies from Standards VIII to XII in educational institution(s) in Kerala. The
candidate should obtain relevant certificates in the application form as prescribed in the
Prospectus to avail such benefit.
Candidates who are children of All India Service (AIS) officers allotted to Kerala cadre,
claiming Keralite Status, should produce a certificate from the competent authority
showing that the parent of the candidate is an AIS officer allotted to Kerala cadre.
(B) Non-Keralite Category-I :- ‘Non-Keralite Category-I’ candidates are those who have
undergone the qualifying course in Kerala, and who are the sons/daughters of Employees
of the Government of India, or, employees who are serving in connection with the affairs
of the Government of Kerala, subject to the condition that, all categories of the
employees mentioned above should have served in Kerala for a minimum period of 2
years, or, have served in connection with the affairs of the Government of Kerala for a
minimum period of 2 years. Such candidates will be eligible for admission to all the seats,
but they will not be considered for admission against reserved seats.
(C) Non-Keralite Category-II :- Candidates who do not belong to the ‘Keralite’ or ‘Non-
Keralite Category-I’ will be treated as ‘Non-Keralite Category-II’. They are eligible for
admission ONLY to the ‘State Merit’ seats in the Private Self-financing Engineering
Colleges in the State and in the Management Quota seats in Self-financing Engineering
institutions under Government control. Non-Keralite candidates will not be considered for
admission against reserved seats.
II. Academic Qualification :
(i) Medical Courses : Candidates should have passed the Higher Secondary Examination or
examination recognized as equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Biology/Biotechnology,
and 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology put together. Those who
wish to take admission to MBBS/BDS courses should secure 50% marks in the Medical
Entrance Examination (As per the guidelines issued by Medical Council of India).
Candidates should prove their academic eligibility on the date of admission.
Eligibility of BSc. Degree holders : Those who apply based on their BSc. Degree, for
admission to MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS, BSMS Courses, should have obtained their BSc.
Degree with one of the subjects, Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Biotechnology as
Main, and any one or two of these subjects as subsidiaries, with 50% marks for Main and
Subsidiaries taken together, provided they have passed the Higher Secondary or equivalent
examination, with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects.
(ii) Agriculture/Veterinary Courses : Candidates should have passed the Higher Secondary
Examination or examination recognized as equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Biology,
and 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology put together. Candidates seeking
admission to BVSc. & AH course, in addition to the qualification prescribed above, should
have passed the qualifying examination with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and
English put together (as per the regulation of Veterinary Council of India). Candidates
should prove their academic eligibility on the date of admission.
Note: Only those candidates who have secured a minimum of 10 marks each for Paper I and
Paper II in the Medical Entrance Examination will be included in the Medical rank list for
admission to Ayurveda/Siddha/Homoeo/Veterinary/Agriculture/Fisheries/Forestry Courses.
SC/ST candidates will not have any minimum mark restriction for inclusion in the rank list.
(iii) Engineering Courses : The rank list for Engineering Courses will be prepared by giving
equal weightage to the marks obtained in the Entrance Examination and the Qualifying
Examination. The marks secured for the subjects concerned (Mathematics, Physics and
Chemistry/Computer Science/Biotechnology/Biology) in the Second year Higher Secondary
or equivalent Examination will be added to the marks secured in the Entrance Examination
for preparing the rank list. The marks of the Kerala State Higher Secondary and Vocational
Higher Secondary Examination will be taken as it is given in the mark list. The marks of
other Boards will be considered after effecting the normalization procedure as explained in
clause 9.7.4 (b) of the Prospectus 2011. Only those candidates who have secured a
minimum of 10 marks each for Paper I and Paper II will be included in the rank list. SC/ST
candidates will not have any minimum mark restriction for inclusion in the rank list.
Candidates who have passed the qualifying Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala or
examinations recognized as equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Mathematics separately,
and 50% marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Computer Science/Biotechnology/
Biology put together are eligible for admission. Those candidates who have passed the
Qualifying Examination should attach the copy of mark list of Qualifying Examination duly
attested by a Gazetted Officer along with the application. Those candidates who have
appeared/appearing for the Qualifying Examination also are eligible to take the Entrance
Examination. They should submit the copy of the mark sheet of the Qualifying Examination
duly attested by a Gazetted Officer on or before 31.05.2011 in the Office of the
Commissioner for Entrance Examinations.
Candidates having Three Year Diploma in Engineering awarded by the Board of Technical
Examinations, Kerala or equivalent, having 50% marks in the final Diploma examination, are
also eligible for admission. They will be eligible for admission only to the Special
Reservation Quota of 4 seats reserved under DE category. Such candidates should prove
their academic eligibility on the date of admission. However, the Diploma holders are not
eligible for admission to the Engineering courses offered by Kerala Agricultural University.
(iv) Architecture Course : Candidates who have passed 10+2 Senior Secondary School
Certificate Examination or examinations recognized as equivalent thereto, with
Mathematics as a subject of examination, with 50% marks in aggregate/Candidates who
have passed 10+3 Diploma (any stream) recognised by Central/State Governments with 50%
aggregate marks / Candidates with International Baccalaureate Diploma, after 10 years of
schooling, with not less than 50% marks in aggregate and with Mathematics as compulsory
subject of examination are eligible to apply. In addition, candidates will have to score
40% marks (80 marks out of 200) in the NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture).
Reserved category (SC/ST/SEBC) candidates should also have obtained 40% marks in NATA,
as per guidelines of Council of Architecture. (For details, visit http://www.nata.in).
Candidates seeking admission to B.Arch. course should also submit the Application form to
the CEE. 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
III. Relaxation of marks in the Qualifying Examination : For all courses, a relaxation of 5%
marks in the qualifying examination will be allowed to those candidates who belong to the
communities listed under the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) and
whose annual family income is up to Rs. 4.5 lakhs (Rupees Four Lakhs and Fifty Thousand
only). SC/ST candidates need only a pass in the qualifying examination. But candidates
belonging to SEBC categories, seeking admission to MBBS/BDS courses, need 45% marks in
Biology/Biotechnology and 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology put
together, in the qualifying examination and 40% marks in Medical Entrance Examination.
Candidates belonging to SC/ST categories need 40% marks in Physics, Chemistry and
Biology/Biotechnology put together in the qualifying examination and 40% marks in the
Entrance Examination for seeking admission to MBBS/BDS Courses. Candidates with
Locomotory Disability between 40% and 70% need only 45% marks for Biology/Biotechnology
and 45% marks for Biology/Biotechnology, Physics and Chemistry taken together as
academic eligibility for MBBS course. They need only 45% marks in the Entrance
Examination to qualify for MBBS course.
IV. Age : The candidate should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December, 2011.
3. Schedule for the Entrance Examinations :
The Entrance Examinations will be held at all the District Centres in Kerala, New Delhi and
Dubai (UAE), on the dates mentioned below as per Indian Standard Time (IST).
Engineering Entrance Examination (For Engineering courses except Architecture)
18.04.2011 Monday 10.00 am to 12.30 pm Paper-I : Physics & Chemistry.
19.04.2011 Tuesday 10.00 am to 12.30 pm Paper-II: Mathematics.
Medical Entrance Examination (For Medical, Agriculture and Veterinary Courses)
20.04.2011 Wednesday 10.00 am to 12.30 pm Paper-I : Chemistry & Physics.
20.04.2011 Wednesday 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm Paper-II: Biology.
4. Application Forms :
(a) Only one application need be submitted for the Entrance Examinations for admission to
one or more of Medical, Agriculture, Veterinary, Engineering and Architecture courses.
(b) SC/ST candidates should apply in Pink coloured application forms and all other candidates
should apply in the General application form (Light Green). Candidates under ‘Other
Eligible Communities’ (OEC) should apply in the General application form. Candidates who
are children of Inter-Caste Married Couple, of which one is SC/ST, should apply in the form
meant for SC/ST.
(c) Application Fee : General candidates – Rs.700/-
SC/ST candidates – Rs.350/-
Note:- Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates whose annual family income is below Rs.40,000/-
can have Application Form free of cost from the District Offices of the Scheduled
Tribes Development Department on production of Community Certificate and
(d) Application Distribution Centres : The Application form and Prospectus will be distributed
from 19.01.2011 to 14.02.2011 through selected branches of Post Offices in Kerala and
outside the State. The amount towards the fee of application is to be remitted in cash at
the Post Offices. The list of Post Offices, selected as sales centres, is appended separately.
Application Forms will not be available by post or sold from the office of the
Commissioner for Entrance Examinations.
(e) Application form : The Prospectus, an OMR Data sheet and an envelope bearing the
address of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations will be supplied along with the
application form. Candidates should ensure that the Application number printed in the
Application Form, OMR Data Sheet and on the cover are the same.
(f) Facility for applying online : Keralite candidates who do not claim any reservation benefit
or those belonging to Non-Keralite category can apply ‘Online’ through the website
‘http://www.cee-kerala.org’. On successful submission of the data online, an application number
will be generated. The candidates should take a printout of this application. The
application fee Rs.700/- can be remitted in any branch of State Bank of Travancore (SBT)
using the chalan contained in the printout of the application. The Printout of the
application complete in all respects along with original chalan certified by the Bank
authorities and other requisite certificates should be forwarded to the Office of the CEE
before the last date specified for submission of application forms. Candidates who do not
have access to State Bank of Travancore (SBT) can attach a Demand Draft for Rs.700/-
drawn on a Nationalized Bank in favour of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations
payable at Thiruvananthapuram, as application fee along with the application form
(Application Number and Name of applicant should be written on the back of the Demand
Draft). Online application process will be completed only on receipt of the printout of the
application along with all requisite certificates, in the office of the Commissioner for
(g) Candidates opting DUBAI (UAE) as the Centre for Entrance Examination : Candidates,
who choose ‘DUBAI’ as their centre for Entrance Examinations, should submit along with
their filled in application form, a Demand Draft for Rs.8,500/- (Rupees Eight Thousand Five
Hundred only), drawn on a Nationalized Bank in favour of the ‘Commissioner for Entrance
Examinations’ payable at Thiruvananthapuram. Those applying online should enclose
Demand Drafts for Rs.700/- as Application fee and Rs.8,500/- as centre fee. The candidates
opting Dubai centre should note that the examinations are conducted as per Indian
Standard Time (IST).
5. Last date and time for receipt of filled in Application Forms : The filled in Application
Form along with the OMR DATA SHEET and other relevant documents, to be submitted with
the Application Form, are to be sent in the printed envelope bearing the address of the
Commissioner for Entrance Examinations supplied along with the application form, so as to
reach him before 5 p.m. on 14.02.2011 (Monday), by Hand Delivery/Registered
Post/Speed Post. Completed Applications will be received in the Office of the
Commissioner for Entrance Examinations on holidays also.
6. Belated Applications : Belated applications will be rejected. Candidates are therefore
advised to apply well in advance. The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations will not be
responsible for any postal delay.
7. Certificates that are to be obtained in the body of the Application should be obtained in
the body of the Application form itself.
8. Incomplete or defective applications will be summarily REJECTED and no correspondence
will be entertained in this regard.
9. 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 2011 is available on the website of the Commissioner for
Entrance Examinations, “http://www.cee-kerala.org”. Candidates are requested to go through
the various provisions in the Prospectus before submitting their applications.
* Candidates shall visit http://www.cee-kerala.org for authentic information with regard to
Entrance Examination and connected matters.
Help Line numbers : 0471 – 2115311, 2115312, 2115313.
Thiruvananthapuram COMMISSIONER FOR ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS