## KEAM – Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Entrance Exam 2018

Kerala Engineering and Medical Entrance Examination 2018 ( KEAM 2018 ) is conducted by The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, CEE Kerala Government.

KEAM is the major entrance exam for admission into Medical Courses, Agriculture, Veterinary, Fisheries, Engineering & Architecture Course in the state of Kerala for the academic session 2018 – 2019.

**KEAM 2018 Eligibility Criteria**

### Engineering Course

[ 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 ].

Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala, or Examinations recognized as equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Mathematics separately, and 50 % marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together are eligible for admission. However candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala, or Examinations recognized as equivalent thereto, with 45% marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together are eligible for admission under Management Quota in Private Self Financing Engineering Colleges / Government Controlled Self Financing Engineering Colleges. In case, the candidate has not studied Chemistry, the marks obtained in Computer Science shall be considered. In case, the candidate has not studied Chemistry and Computer Science, the marks obtained in Biotechnology shall be considered. In case, the candidate has not studied Chemistry, Computer Science and Biotechnology, the marks obtained in Biology shall be considered. The marks as shown in the mark list of the Board of Examination obtained from the respective Higher Secondary Board shall be considered for academic eligibility.

**Note** :

- In two year Kerala Higher Secondary courses or examinations recognised equivalent thereto with two year course where the Board Examinations are conducted in both years, the total marks of two years in the respective subjects as shown in the mark lists of the respective Higher Secondary Boards will be considered for academic eligibility.
- In Higher Secondary courses or examinations recognised equivalent thereto where Board Examinations are conducted only at the end of 12th class ( final year ), the marks in the respective subjects as shown in the mark lists of the respective Higher Secondary Boards will be considered for academic eligibility.
- For all other type of Higher Secondary courses or examinations recognised equivalent thereto, the marks of the respective subjects as shown in the mark list of the respective Board of Examinations will be considered for academic eligibility.

Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala, or examinations recognised as equivalent thereto, with 50 % marks in Mathematics / Biology separately, and 50 % marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / Biology put together are eligible for admission to the seats reserved for Dairy Farm Instructors of Dairy Development Department for B.Tech. ( Dairy Technology ). However, the candidates admitted to the course have to take a make-up course in Basic Mathematics (2+0) credits or Applied Biology (1+1) credit as the case may be.

**Note** :

- The Vocational Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala, has been recognised as equivalent to the Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala.
- In the case of nominees of Government of India and nominees of reciprocal quota seats who are selected on the basis of the marks in the qualifying examination, the academic eligibility is applicable.

### Architecture course

Minimum academic eligibility for admission to B. Arch.

10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognised Board with Mathematics as a subject of study by securing 50% marks in aggregate. (or) 10+3 Diploma ( any stream ) recognised by Central / State Governments with 50% aggregate marks with Mathematics as one of the subject of examination. (or) International Baccalaureate Diploma, after 10 years of schooling, with not less than 50% marks in aggregate and with Mathematics as compulsory subject of examination.

In addition to the academic eligibility prescribed, only those candidates who score the minimum eligibility marks as per the Information Brochure of National Aptitude Test in Architecture ( NATA ) 2018 will be considered for admission to B.Arch. course. There is no relaxation in the minimum passing score of NATA to any category of candidate. The candidates are advised to qualify in NATA on or before **10th June, 2018**.

There is no provision for lateral admission to the second year or at any stage during the 5 year course in Architecture.

**KEAM 2018 Exam Pattern**

### KEAM – Engineering Entrance Exam Papers

- Paper I – Chemistry & Physics
- Paper II – Mathematics

**Scheme of the Examination**

The Engineering Entrance Examination will be objective type with Multiple Choice Questions and based on single response. For each question, five suggested answers would be given, of which only one will be the most appropirate response. The candidate will have to select and mark the alphabet ( A, B, C, D or E ) corresponding to the most appropriate response in the OMR Answer Sheet.

The question paper for objective type examinations will be given in the form of Question Booklets. Candidates will be permitted to take the question booklet with them at the end of examination.

For Engineering Entrance Examination, each Paper will have 120 questions to be answered in 150 minutes.

Scoring, negative marks: For each correct response in the Engineering Entrance Examination, the candidates will be awarded four marks, and for each incorrect response, one mark will be deducted from the total score. For each paper, in the event of failure to answer a question, ( that is, no response is indicated against a question in the answer-sheet ) no deduction from the total score will be made. More than one answer indicated against a question will be deemed as incorrect response, and will be awarded negative marks.

**KEAM 2018 Seats Availability**

Types of Reservation in Government / Aided / KAU / KVASU / KUFOS Colleges : Out of the total seats available for the various courses, seats will be reserved for different categories.

- Reservation for All India Quota for MBBS / BDS Courses : Fifteen percent of the total sanctioned seats in MBBS / BDS Courses in Govt. Medical / Dental Colleges in the State are set apart for the allotment of the candidates by the Director General of Health Services, Government of India.
- Reservation for Nominees : These are the seats set apart for the nominees of the Government of India, Union Territories or other States for the various courses.
- Reservation for Persons with Disabilities : Leaving the seats set apart, three percent of the seats available for the state for allotment from the Entrance rank lists, for all the courses in all the Government and Aided colleges are reserved for the candidates with disabilities.
- Special Reservation : These are the seats reserved for certain specific categories, for different courses.
- Mandatory Reservation : Leaving the seats set apart for All India Quota, Government of India Nominees, Special reservations, Persons with Disabilities and Management Quota, the remaining Government seats for each course in Govt. / Aided / KAU / KVASU / KUFOS Colleges will be distributed as per the mandatory reservation principle as contemplated and as modified from time to time.

The percentage break-up of seats as per mandatory reservation is as follows :

S.No. | S.No. | Seat Details | Percentage of Seats ( % ) |
---|---|---|---|

1 | State Merit ( SM ) | 60% | |

2 | Socially and Educationally Backward Classes ( SEBC ) | 30% | |

a | Ezhava ( EZ ) | 9% | |

b | Muslim ( MU ) | 8% | |

c | Other Backward Hindu ( BH ) | 3% | |

d | Latin Catholic and Anglo Indian ( LA ) | 3% | |

e | Dheevara and related communities ( DV ) | 2% | |

f | Viswakarma and related communities ( VK ) | 2% | |

g | Kusavan and related communities ( KN ) | 1% | |

h | Other Backward Christian ( BX ) | 1% | |

i | Kudumbi ( KU ) | 1% | |

3 | Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes | 10% | |

a. | Scheduled Castes ( SC ) | 8% | |

b. | Scheduled Tribes ( ST ) | 2% |

The total number of seats available for the different courses will be published prior to the commencement of CAP 2018.

Admission to all the Government seats except the seats reserved for All India Quota for MBBS / BDS and Nominees will be made on the basis of respective rank lists / inter-se merit as may be applicable.

The number of seats earmarked for various categories for the different courses in Government and Aided Colleges will be finalised before CAP 2018.

Reservation of seats for Engineering Courses [B.Tech.] : The number of seats reserved for Government of India Nominees, Reciprocal quota and Special reservation categories.

Reservation of seats for B.Arch. Course : The number of seats reserved for Government of India Nominees and Special reservation categories.

**KEAM 2018 Application Form**

### How to Apply

The Application form will be available from the official website of **www.cee.kerala.gov.in **for admission to all the courses ( MBBS, BDS, Other Medical & Allied courses, Engineering and Architecture ).

Affix a photograph of the applicant with 3.5 x 4.5 cm size same as the photograph uploaded on the online application duly attested by the Head of the Institution which he / she studied last or by a Gazetted Officer.

The printout of the application and supporting documents / certificates are to be sent to the Office of the following address on or before **28th February, 2017**.

The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations,

5th Floor, Housing Board Buildings,

Santhi Nagar,

Thiruvananthapuram – 695 001.

### Application Fee

- For General Category Candidates : Rs. 700/-
- For SC Category Candidates : Rs. 300/-
- ST candidates are exempted from payment of application fee.

### Mode of submission

Candidate can pay application fee in either of the two following methods :

**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.

**E-chalan**

In case of payment through e-chalan, the payment should be made in the selected branches of State Bank of Travancore ( SBT ) in India or 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 bank / post office, as the case may be, 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 bank / post office official. It must be ensured that the bank / 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 bank / post office official. If the payment tab has not turned green, the candidate should immediately contact the concerned bank / post office and get the payment status updated. On successful Payment, the required entries in the application will be made automatically.

**KEAM 2018 Admit Card**

The Admit Card for the Entrance Examination can be downloaded from the official website of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, **www.cee.kerala.gov.in**. The candidates will have to enter their Application number and Date of Birth provided in the application form in order to download the admit card. They will have to take a printout of the admit card.

Admit cards will not be sent by post from the Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations. Facilitation Centres will be functioning across the State from where candidates can download and take printouts of admit card. The venue of the examination and time table will be noted in the admit card. Separate notification in this regard will be issued.

Rejection memo will be issued to candidates whose application has been rejected.

No memo will be sent by post in the case of defective applications. The defects in the applications will be displayed on the homepage of the candidate while attempting to download the admit card by giving his / her Application Number and Date of Birth. Defects if any, should be rectified within the dates specified in the notification pertaining to the download of admit cards.

All candidates whose application has been accepted should download their admit card well in advance. A candidate who does not possess the Admit Card will not be admitted to the Examination Hall under any circumstances.

**KEAM 2018 Selection Process**

### Engineering Course

In the case of a tie in the total marks computed for preparation of Engineering rank, candidate with higher marks in Mathematics in the Entrance Examination will be

placed higher in the ranking. If the tie still exists, candidate with higher marks in Physics of the Physics & Chemistry Paper in the Entrance Examination will be placed higher in the ranking. If there is still a tie, candidate with higher standardized marks in Mathematics of the final year of the qualifying examination will be placed higher in the ranking. If the tie still persists, candidate with higher standardized marks in Physics of the final year of the qualifying examination will be placed higher in the ranking. If there is still a tie, the age of the candidate will be taken into account and the older will be placed higher in the ranking.

### Architecture Course

In the case of a tie in the total marks computed out of 400, candidates getting higher score in ‘NATA’ will be placed higher in the ranking. If there is still a tie, candidates with higher marks in Mathematics in the Qualifying examination, will be placed higher in the ranking. If there is still a tie, the age of the candidate will be taken into account and the older will be placed higher in the ranking.

**KEAM 2018 Syllabus**

### Physics Syllabus

**Unit 1 : Introduction and Measurement**

Physics – Scope and excitement; Physics in relation to science, society and technology – inventions, names of scientists and their fields, nobel prize winners and topics, current developments in physical sciences and related technology. Units for measurement – systems of units, S .I units, conversion from other systems to S.I units. Fundamental and derived units. Measurement of length, mass and time, least count in measuring instruments ( eg. vernier calipers, screw gauge etc ), Dimensional analysis and applications, order of magnitude, accuracy and errors in measurement, random and instrumental errors, significant figures and rounding off principles.

**Unit 2 : Description of Motion in One Dimension**

Objects in motion in one dimension – Motion in a straight line, uniform motion – its graphical representation and formulae; speed and velocity – instantaneous velocity; ideas of relative velocity with expressions and graphical representations; Uniformly accelerated motion, position – time graph, velocity – time graph and formulae. Elementary ideas of calculus – differentiation and integration – applications to motion.

**Unit 3 : Description of Motion in Two and Three Dimensions**

Vectors and scalars, vectors in two and three dimensions, unit vector, addition and multiplication, resolution of vector in a plane, rectangular components, scalar and vector products. Motion in two dimensions – projectile motion, ideas of uniform circular motion, linear and angular velocity, relation between centripetal acceleration and angular speed.

**Unit 4 : Laws of Motion**

Force and inertia, first law of motion, momentum, second law of motion, forces in nature, impulse, third law of motion, conservation of linear momentum, examples of variable mass situation, rocket propulsion, equilibrium of concurrent forces. Static and kinetic friction, laws of friction, rolling friction, lubrication. Inertial and non-inertial frames ( elementary ideas ); Dynamics of uniform circular motion – centripetal and centrifugal forces, examples : banking of curves and centrifuge.

**Unit 5 : Work, Energy and Power**

Work done by a constant force and by a variable force, units of work – Energy – kinetic and potential forms, power, work-energy theorem. Elastic and inelastic collisions in one and two dimensions. Gravitational potential energy and its conversion to kinetic energy, spring constant, potential energy of a spring, Different forms of energy, mass – energy equivalence ( elementary ideas ), conservation of energy, conservative and non-conservative forces.

**Unit 6 : Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body Rotation**

Centre of mass of a two particle system, generalisation to N particles, momentum conservation and center of mass motion, applications to some familiar systems, center of mass of rigid body. Moment of a force, torque, angular momentum, physical meaning of angular momentum, conservation of angular momentum with some examples, eg. planetary motion. Equilibrium of rigid bodies, rigid body rotation and equation of rotational motion, comparison of linear and rotational motions, moment of inertia and its physical significance, radius of gyration, parallel and perpendicular axes theorems ( statements only ), moment of inertia of circular ring and disc, cylinder rolling without slipping.

**Unit 7 : Gravitation**

Universal law of gravitation, gravitational constant (G) and acceleration due to gravity (g), weight and gravitation, variation of g with altitude, latitude, depth and rotation of earth. Mass of earth, gravitational potential energy near the surface of the earth, gravitational potential, escape velocity, orbital velocity of satellite, weightlessness, motion of geostationary and polar satellites, statement of Kepler’s laws of planetary motion, proof of second and third laws, relation between inertial and gravitational masses.

**Unit 8 : Mechanics of Solids and Fluids**

Solids : Hooke’s law, stress – strain relationships, Youngs modulus, bulk modulus, shear modulus of rigidity, some practical examples. Fluids : Pressure due to fluid column, Pascal’s law and its applications ( hydraulic lift and hydraulic brakes ), effect of gravity on fluid pressure, Buoyancy, laws of floatation and Archimedes principles, atmospheric pressure. Surface energy and surface tension, angle of contact, examples of drops and babbles, capillary rise, detergents and surface tension, viscosity, sphere falling through a liquid column, Stokes law, streamline flow, Reynold’s number, equation of continuity, Bernoulli’s theorum and applications.

**Unit 9 : Heat and Thermodynamics**

Kinetic theory of gases, assumptions, concept of pressure, kinetic energy and temperature, mean-rms and most probable speed, degrees of freedom, statement of law of equipartition of energy, concept of mean free path and Avogadros’ number Thermal equilibrium and temperatures, zeroth law of thermodynamics, Heat-work and internal energy, Thermal expansion – thermometry. First law of thermodynamics and examples, specific heat, specific heat of gases at constant volume and constant pressure, specific heat of solids, Dulong and Petit’s law. Thermodynamical variables and equation of state, phase diagrams, ideal gas equation, isothermal and adiabatic processes, reversible and irreversible processes, Carnot engines, refrigerators and heat pumps, efficiency and coefficient performance of heat engines , ideas of second law of thermodynamics with practical applications. Thermal radiation – Stefan-Boltzmann law, Newton’s law of cooling.

**Unit 10 : Oscillations**

Periodic motion – period, frequency, displacement as a function of time and periodic functions; Simple harmonic motion ( S.H.M ) and its equation, uniform circular motion and simple harmonic motion, oscillations of a spring, restoring force and force constant, energy in simple harmonic motion, kinetic and potential energies, simple pendulum – derivation of expression for the period; forced and damped oscillations and resonance ( qualitative ideas only ), coupled oscillations.

**Unit 11 : Waves**

Longitudinal and transverse waves, wave motion, displacement relation for a progressive wave, speed of a traveling wave, principle of superposition of waves, reflection of waves, standing waves in strings and pipes, fundamental mode and harmonics, beats, Doppler effect of sound with applications.

**Unit 12 : Electrostatics**

Frictional electricity; Properties of electric charges – conservation, additivity and quantisation. Coulomb’s law – Forces between two point electric charges, Forces between multiple electric charges; Superposition principle and continuous charge distribution. Electric field and its physical significance, electric field due to a point charge, electric field lines; Electric dipole, electric field due to a dipole and behavior and dipole in a uniform electric field. Electric potential-physical meaning, potential difference, electric potential due to a point charge, a dipole and system of charges; Equipotential surfaces, Electrical potential energy of a system of point charges, electric dipoles in an electrostatic field. Electric flux, statement of Gauss’ theorem-its application to find field due to an infinitely long straight wire, uniformly charged infinite plane sheet and uniformly charged thin spherical shell. Conductors and insulators-presence of free charges and bound charges; Dielectrics and electric

polarization, general concept of a capacitor and capacitance, combination of capacitors in series and in parallel, energy stored in a capacitor, capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectric medium between the plates, Van de Graff generator.

**Unit 13 : Current Electricity**

Electric current, flow of electric charges in a metallic conductor, drift velocity and mobility, their relation with electric current; Ohm’s law, electrical resistance, V-I characteristics, limitations of Ohm’s law, electrical resistivity and conductivity, classification of materials in terms of conductivity; Superconductivity ( elementary idea ); Carbon resistors, colour code for carbon resistors; combination of resistances – series and parallel. Temperature dependence of resistance. Internal resistance of a cell, Potential difference and emf of a cell, combination of cells in series and in parallel. Kirchoff’s laws-illustration by simple applications, Wheatstone bridge and its applications, Meter bridge. Potentiometer – principle and applications to measure potential difference, comparison of emf of two cells and determination of internal resistance of a cell. Electric power, thermal effects of current and Joule’s law; Chemical effects of current, Faraday’s laws of electrolysis, Electro-chemical cells.

**Unit 14 : Magnetic Effect of Current and Magnetism**

Concept of a magnetic field, Oersted’s experiment, Biot-Savart’s law, magnetic field due to an infinitely long current carrying straight wire and a circular loop, Ampere’s circuital law and its applications to straight and toroidal solenoids. Force on a moving charge in a uniform magnetic field, cyclotron. Force on current carrying conductor and torque on current loop in magnetic fields, force between two parallel current carrying conductors, definition of the ampere. Moving coil galvanometer and its conversion into ammeter and voltmeter. Current loop as a magnetic dipole, magnetic moment, torque on a magnetic dipole in a uniform magnetic field, Lines of force in magnetic field. Comparison of a bar magnet and solenoid. Earth’s magnetic field and magnetic elements, vibration magnetometer. Para, dia and ferromagnetic substances with examples. Electromagnets and permanent magnets.

**Unit 15 : Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current**

Electromagnetic induction, Faraday’s laws, Induced e.m.f. and current, Lenz’s law, Eddy currents, self and mutual inductance. Alternating current, peak and rms value of alternating current / voltage, reactance and impedance, L.C. oscillations, LCR series circuit. ( Phasor diagram ), Resonant circuits and Q-factor; power in A.C. circuits, wattless current. AC generator and Transformer.

**Unit 16 : Electromagnetic Waves**

Properties of electromagnetic waves and Maxwell’s contributions ( qualitative ideas ), Hertz’s experiments, Electromagnetic spectrum ( different regions and applications ), propagation of electromagnetic waves in earth’s atmosphere.

**Unit 17 : Optics**

Reflection in mirrors, refraction of light, total internal reflection and its applications, spherical lenses, thin lens formula, lens maker’s formula; Magnification, Power of a lens, combination of thin lenses in contact; Refraction and dispersion of light due to a prism, Scattering of light, Blue colour of the sky and appearance of the sun at sunrise and sunset. Optical instruments, Compound microscope, astronomical telescope ( refraction and reflection type ) and their magnifying powers. Wave front and

Huygen’s principle. Reflection and refraction of plane wave at a plane surface using wave fronts ( qualitative idea ); Interference-Young’s double slit experiment and expression for fringe width, coherent sources and sustained interference of light; Diffraction due to a single slit, width of central maximum, difference between interference and diffraction, resolving power of microscope and telescope; Polarisation, plane polarised light, Brewster’s law, Use of polarised light and polaroids.

**Unit 18 : Dual Nature of Matter and Radiations**

Photoelectric effect, Einstein photoelectric equation – particle nature light, photo-cell, Matter waves – wave nature of particles. De Broglie relation, Davisson and Germer experiment.

**Unit 19 : Atomic Nucleus**

Alpha particle scattering experiment, size of the nucleus – composition of the nucleus – protons and neutrons. Nuclear instability – Radioactivity-Alpha, Beta and Gamma particle / rays and their properties, radio- active decay laws, Simple explanation of .-decay, -decay and ^{–}decay; mass-energy relation, mass defect, Binding energy per nucleon and its variation with mass number. Nature of nuclear forces, nuclear reactions, nuclear fission, nuclear reactors and their uses; nuclear fusion,

elementary ideas of energy production in stars.

**Unit 20 : Solids and Semiconductor Devices**

Energy bands in solids ( qualitative ideas only ), difference between metals, insulators and semiconductors using band theory; Intrinsic and extrinsic semi-conductors, p-n junction, Semi-conductor diode-characteristics forward and reverse bias, diode as a rectifier, solar cell, photo-diode, zener diode as a voltage regulator; Junction transistor, characteristics of a transistor; Transistor as an amplifier (common emitter configuration) and oscillator; Logic gates ( OR, AND, NOT, NAND, NOR );

Elementary ideas about integrated circuits.

**Unit 21 : Principles of Communications**

Elementary idea of analog and digital communication; Need for modulation, amplitude, frequency and pulse modulation; Elementary ideas about demodulation, Data transmission and retrieval, Fax and Modem. ( basic principles ) Space communications – Ground wave, space wave and sky wave propagation, satellite communications.

### Chemistry Syllabus

**Unit 1 : Basic Concepts and Atomic Structure**

Laws of chemical combination : Law of conservation of mass. Law of definite proportion. Law of multiple proportions. Gay-Lussac’s law of combining volumes. Dalton’s atomic theory. Mole concept. Atomic, molecular and molar masses. Chemical equations. Balancing and calculation based on chemical equations. Atomic structure : Fundamental particles. Rutherford model of atom. Nature of electromagnetic radiation. Emission spectrum of hydrogen atom. Bohr model of hydrogen atom. Drawbacks of Bohr model. Dual nature of matter and radiation. de Broglie relation. Uncertainty principle. Wave function ( mention only ). Atomic orbitals and their shapes ( s, p and d orbitals only ). Quantum numbers. Electronic configurations of elements. Pauli’s exclusion principle. Hund’s rule. Aufbau principle.

**Unit 2 : Bonding and Molecular Structure**

Kossel and Lewis approach of bonding. Ionic bond, covalent character of ionic bond, Lattice energy. Born-Haber cycle. Covalent bond. Lewis structure of covalent bond. Concept of orbital overlap. VSEPR theory and geometry of molecules. Polarity of covalent bond. Valence bond theory and hybridization (sp, sp2, sp3, dsp2, d2sp3 and sp3d2). Resonance. Molecular orbital method. Bond order. Molecular orbital diagrams of homodiatomic molecules. Bond strength and magnetic behaviour.

Hydrogen bond. Coordinate bond. Metallic bond.

**Unit 3 : States of Matter**

Gaseous state : Boyle’s law. Charles’ law. Avogadro’s hypothesis. Graham’s law of diffusion. Absolute scale of temperature. Ideal gas equation. Gas constant and its values. Dalton’s law of partial pressure. Aqueous tension. Kinetic theory of gases. Deviation of real gases from ideal behaviour. Inter molecular interaction, van der Waals equation. Liquefaction of gases. Critical temperature. Liquid state : Properties of liquids. Vapour pressure and boiling point. Surface tension. Viscosity.

[ Solid state: Types of solids ( ionic, covalent and molecular ). Space lattice and unit cells. Cubic crystal systems. Close packing. Different voids ( tetrahedral and octahedral only ). Density calculations. Point defects ( Frenkel and Schottky ). Electrical properties of solids. Conductors, semiconductors and insulators. Piezoelectric and pyroelectric crystals. Magnetic properties of solids. Diamagnetic, paramagnetic, ferromagnetic, antiferromagnetic and ferrimagnetic substances.

**Unit 4 : Periodic Properties of Elements and Hydrogen**

Classification of elements: Mendeleev’s periodic table. Atomic number and modern periodic law. Long form of periodic table. Electronic configurations of elements and their position in the periodic table. Classification into s-, p-, d- and f-block elements. Periodic properties : Ionization energy, electron affinity, atomic radii, valence and electro negativity. Hydrogen : Position in the periodic table, occurrence, isolation, preparation ( including commercial ), properties, reactions and uses. Isotopes of hydrogen. Hydrides: Molecular, saline and interstitial hydrides. Water: Structure of water molecule and its aggregates. Physical and chemical properties of water. Hard and soft water. Removal of hardness. Preparation and uses of heavy water: Liquid hydrogen as fuel.

**Unit 5 : S-Block Elements and Principles of Metallurgy**

Alkali metals : Occurrence, electronic configuration, trends in atomic and physical properties ( ionization energy, atomic radii and ionic radii ), electrode potential, and reactions with oxygen, hydrogen, halogens and liquid ammonia. Oxides, hydroxides and halides. Alkaline earth metals: Occurrence, electronic configuration, trends in atomic and physical properties, electrode potential, and reactions with oxygen, hydrogen and halogens. Oxides, hydroxides, halides and sulphides. Anomalous properties of lithium and beryllium. Compounds of s-block elements: Large scale preparation of NaOH and Na2CO3, their properties and uses. Preparation and properties of CaO, Ca(OH)2, Plaster of Paris and MgSO4. Industrial uses of lime, limestone and cement. Principles of metallurgy : Occurrence of metals. Concentration of ores. General principles of extraction of metals from ore. Thermodynamic and electro chemical principles of metallurgy. Refining of metals. Extraction of zinc, aluminium, iron and copper.

**Unit 6 : P-Block Elements**

General characteristics of p-block elements : atomic and physical properties. Oxidation states. Trends in chemical reactivity of Groups 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17 elements.

Boron: Occurrence, isolation, physical and chemical properties. Borax and boric acid. Boron hydrides. Structure of diborane. Uses of boron and its compounds. Carbon: Allotropes, properties, Oxides of Carbon. Nitrogen : Terrestrial abundance and distribution, isolation, properties and chemical reactivity. Ammonia : Haber process of manufacture, properties and uses. Nitric acid : Ostwald process of manufacture and important uses. Oxides of nitrogen: Preparation and structures ( skeletal only ). Oxygen: Terrestrial abundance, isolation, properties and chemical reactivity. Oxides: Acidic, basic and amphoteric oxides. Preparation, structure, properties and uses of ozone and hydrogen peroxide.

Silica : Different forms and uses. Structures of silicates. Silicones, Zeolites, Uses of Silicon Tetra Chloride. Phosphorus: Production, allotropes and phosphine. Preparation and structures of PCl3, PCl5, oxyacids of phosphorus. Comparison of halides and hydrides of Group 15 elements. Sulphur : Production, allotropes, oxides and halides, Oxoacids of Sulphur ( structure only ). Sulphuric acid : Manufacture, properties and uses. Comparison of oxides, halides and hydrides of Group 17 elements, Oxoacids of halogens ( structure only ), hydrides and oxides of chlorine. Interhalogen compounds. Group 18 elements : Occurrence, isolation, atomic and physical properties, uses. Compounds of xenon : Preparation of fluorides and oxides, and their reactions with water.

**Unit 7 : D-Block and F-Block Elements**

d-Block elements : Electronic configuration and general characteristics. Metallic properties, ionization energy, electrode potential, oxidation states, ionic radii, catalytic properties, coloured ions, complex formation, magnetic properties, interstitial compounds and alloys. Preparation and properties of KMnO4, K2Cr2O7. f-Block elements : Lanthanides : Occurrence, electronic configuration and oxidation states. Lanthanide contraction. Uses. Actinides: Occurrence, electronic configuration and comparison with lanthanides.

**Unit 8 : Thermodynamics**

System and surrounding : Types of systems. Types of processes. Intensive and extensive properties. State functions and path functions. Reversible and irreversible processes. First law of thermodynamics: Internal energy and enthalpy. Application of first law of thermodynamics. Enthalpy changes during phase transition. Enthalpy changes in chemical reactions. Standard enthalpy of formation. Hess’s law of constant heat summation and numerical problems. Heat capacity and specific heat. Second law of thermodynamics : Entropy and Gibbs free energy. Free energy change and chemical equilibrium. Criteria for spontaneity.

**Unit 9 : Chemical Equilibrium**

Physical and chemical equilibria: Dynamic nature of equilibrium. Equilibria involving physical changes ( solid-liquid, liquid-gas, dissolution of solids in liquids and dissolution of gases in liquids ). General characteristics of equilibria involving physical processes. Equilibria involving chemical systems : Law of chemical equilibrium. Magnitude of equilibrium constant. Numerical problems. Effect of changing conditions of systems at equilibrium ( changes of concentration, temperature and

pressure ). Effect of catalyst. The Le Chatelier principle and its applications. Relationship between Kp and Kc. Ionic equilibrium. Ionization of weak and strong electrolytes. Concepts of acids and bases : Those of Arrhenius, Bronsted-Lowry and Lewis. Acid-base equilibrium. Ionization of water. pH scale. Salt hydrolysis. Solubility product. Common ion effect. Buffer action and buffer solutions.

**Unit 10 : Solutions**

Types of solutions: Different concentration terms ( normality, molarity, molality, mole fraction and mass percentage ). Solubility of gases and solids. Vapour pressure of solutions and Raoult’s law. Deviation from Raoult’s law. Colligative properties: Lowering of vapour pressure, elevation in boiling point, depression in freezing point and osmotic pressure. Ideal and non-ideal solutions. Determination of molecular mass. Abnormal molecular mass. The van’t Hoff factor and related numerical problems.

**Unit 11 : Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry**

Oxidation and reduction: Electron transfer concept. Oxidation number. Balancing equations of redox reactions: Oxidation number method and ion electron method ( half reaction method ). Faraday’s laws of electrolysis : Quantitative aspects. Electrolytic conduction. Conductance. Molar conductance. Kohlrausch’s law and its applications. Electrode potential and electromotive force ( e.m.f .). Reference electrode ( SHE only ). Electrolytic and Galvanic cells. Daniel cell. The Nernst

equation. Free energy and e.m.f. Primary and secondary cells. Fuel cell ( H2-O2 only ). Corrosion and its prevention : Electrochemical theory of rusting of iron. Methods of prevention of corrosion. Galvanization and cathodic protection.

**Unit 12 : Chemical Kinetics**

Rate of reaction. Average and instantaneous rates. Rate expressions. Rate constant. Rate law. Order and molecularity. Integrated rate law expressions for zero and first order reactions and their derivations. Units of rate constant. Half life period. Temperature dependence of rate constant. Arrhenius equation. Activation energy, Collision Theory ( Elementary theory ) and related numerical problems. Elementary and complex reactions with examples.

**Unit 13 : Surface Chemistry**

Adsorption : Physical and chemical adsorption. Factors affecting adsorption. Effect of pressure. Freundlisch adsorption isotherm. Catalysis. Enzymes. Zeolites. Colloids: Colloids and suspensions. Dispersion medium and dispersed phase. Types of colloids: Lyophobic, lyophilic, multimolecular, macromolecular and associated colloids. Preparation, properties and protection of colloids. Gold number. Hardy Schulze rule. Emulsions.

**Unit 14 : Coordination Compounds and Organometallics**

Ligand. Coordination number. IUPAC nomenclature of coordination compounds mononuclear, Isomerism in coordination compounds. Geometrical, optical and structural isomerism. Bonding in coordination compounds. Werner’s coordination theory. Valence bond approach. Hybridization and geometry. Magnetic properties of octahedral, tetrahedral and square planar complexes. Introduction to crystal field theory. Splitting of d orbitals in octahedral and tetrahedral fields ( qualitative only ).

Importance of coordination compounds in qualitative analysis and biological systems such as chlorophyll, hemoglobin and vitamin B12 ( structures not included ).

**Unit 15 : Basic Principles, Purification and Characterization of Organic Compounds**

Distinction between organic and inorganic compounds. Tetra valence of carbon. Catenation. Hybridization ( sp, sp2 and sp3 ). Shapes of simple molecules. General introduction to naming of organic compounds. Trivial names and IUPAC nomenclature. Illustrations with examples. Structural isomerism. Examples of functional groups containing oxygen, hydrogen, sulphur and halogens. Purification of carbon compounds : Filtration, crystallization, sublimation, distillation, differential extraction and chromatography ( column and paper only ). Qualitative analysis : Detection of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen and halogens. Quantitative analysis : Estimation of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, sulphur, phosphorus and halogens (principles only), and related numerical problems. Calculation of empirical and molecular formulae.

**Unit 16 : Hydrocarbons**

Classification of hydrocarbons. Alkanes and cycloalkanes: Nomenclature and conformation of ethane. 3D structures and 2D projections ( Sawhorse and Newman ). Alkenes and alkynes: Nomenclature. Geometrical isomerism in alkenes. Stability of alkenes. General methods of preparation. Physical and chemical properties. Markownikoff’s rule. Peroxide effect. Acidic character of alkynes. Polymerization reactions of dienes. [[ Aromatic hydrocarbons: Nomenclature. Isomerism. Benzene and its homologues. Structure of Benzene. Resonance. Delocalisation in benzene. Concept of aromaticity ( an elementary idea ). Chemical reactions of benzene. Polynuclear hydrocarbons and their toxicity.

**Unit 17 : Organic Reaction Mechanism**

Electronic displacement in a covalent bond: Inductive, electromeric, resonance and hyperconjugation effects. Fission of a covalent bond. Free radicals, electrophiles, nucleophiles, carbocations and carbanions. Common types of organic reactions: Substitution, addition, elimination and rearrangement reactions. Illustrations with examples. Mechanism of electrophilic addition reactions in alkenes. Concept of delocalisation of electrons. Mechanism of electrophilic substitution reactions. Directive

influence of substituents and their effect on reactivity ( in benzene ring only ).

**Unit 18 : Stereochemistry**

Stereoisomerism : Geometrical isomerism and optical isomerism. Specific rotation. Chirality and chiral objects. Chiral molecules. Configuration and Fischer projections. Asymmetric carbon. Elements of symmetry. Compounds containing one chiral center. Enantiomers. Racemic form. Racemization. Compounds containing two chiral centers. Diastereo isomers. Meso form. Resolution.

**Unit 19 : Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Halogens**

Haloalkanes and haloarenes: Nomenclature and general methods of preparation. Physical properties. Nature of C-X bond in haloalkanes and haloarenes. Chemical properties and uses of chloromethane and chlorobenzene. Polyhalogen compounds: Preparation and properties of chloroform and iodoform. Uses of some commercially important compounds ( chloroform, iodoform, DDT, BHC and freon ).

**Unit 20 : Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen**

Alcohols: Nomenclature. Important methods of preparation ( from aldehydes, ketones, alkyl halides and hydration of alkenes ). Manufacture of ethanol from molasses. Physical and chemical properties. Reactions with alkali metals and acids. Formation of alkenes, ethers and esters. Reactions with PX3, PX5, SOCl2. Oxidation of alcohols. Dehydrogenation. Phenols: Nomenclature. Preparation of phenol ( from sodium benzenesulphonate, benzene diazoniumchloride and chlorobenzene ). Physical and chemical properties of phenol. Acidity of phenol. Action of phenol with FeCl3. Bromination, sulphonation and nitration of phenol.

Ethers: Nomenclature. Methods of preparation ( from alcohols and alkyl halides ). Williamson’s synthesis. Physical and chemical properties. Formation of peroxides. Actions with HI, HF and H2SO4. Some commercially important compounds: Methanol, ethanol ( fermentation ). Aldehydes and ketones : Nomenclature. Electronic structure of carbonyl group. Methods of preparation ( from alcohols, acid chlorides, ozonolysis of alkenes and hydration of alkynes ). FriedelCrafts acylation for acetophenone. General properties ( physical and chemical ) of aldehydes and ketones. Formation of paraldehyde and metaldehyde. Addition of NaHSO3, NH3 and its derivatives, Grignard reagent, HCN and alcohols. Oxidation reactions with Tollen’s reagent and Fehling’s solution. Oxidation of ketones. Reduction with LiAlH4. Clemmensen reduction. Wolff- Kischner reduction. Aldol condensation. Cannizzaro reaction. Carboxylic acid : Nomenclature. Electronic structure of –COOH. Methods of Preparation ( from alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, alkyl benzenes and hydrolysis of cyanide ). Physical properties. Effects of substituents on acid strength. Chemical reactions.

**Unit 21 : Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Nitrogen**

Amines: Nomenclature. Primary, secondary and tertiary amines. Methods of preparation. Physical properties. Basic nature. Chemical reaction. Separation of primary, secondary and tertiary amines. Cyanides and isocyanides. Diazonium salts. Preparation and chemical reactions of benzene diazoniumchloride in synthetic organic chemistry.

**Unit 22 : Polymers and Biomolecules**

Polymers: Classification. Addition and condensation polymerization. Copolymerization. Natural rubber and vulcanization. Synthetic rubbers. Condensation polymers. Biopolymers. Biodegradable polymers. Some commercially important polymers: Polyethene, polystyrene, PVC, Teflon, PAN, BUNA-N, BUNA-S, neoprene, Terylene, glyptal, nylon-6, nylon-66 and Bakelite. Biomolecules: Classification of carbohydrates. Structure and properties of glucose. Reducing and non-reducing sugars: Properties of sucrose, maltose and lactose ( structures not included ). Polysaccharides : Properties of starch and cellulose. Proteins: Amino acids. Zwitterions. Peptide bond. Polypeptides. Primary, secondary and tertiary structures of protein. Denaturation of proteins. Enzymes. Nucleic acids. Types of nucleic acids. DNA and RNA, and their chemical composition. Primary structure of DNA. Double helix. Vitamins: Classification and functions in biosystems.

**Unit 23 : Environmental Chemistry and Chemistry in Every Day Life**

Soil, water and air pollutions. Ozone layer. Smog. Acid rain. Green house effect and global warming. Industrial air pollution. Importance of green chemistry. Chemicals in medicine and health care. Drug-target interaction, Analgesics, tranquillizers, antiseptics, antacids, antihistamines, antibiotics, disinfectants, antifertility drugs, chemicals in food, preservatives, artificial sweetening agents, antioxidants and edible colours, cleansing agents, soaps and synthetic detergents, antimicrobials.

### Mathematics Syllabus

**Unit I : Algebra**

**Sets, Relations and Functions**

Sets and their Representations: Finite and Infinite sets; Empty set; Equal sets; Subsets; Power set; Universal set; Venn Diagrams; Complement of a set; Operations on Sets ( Union, Intersection and Difference of Set ); Applications of sets: Ordered Pairs, Cartesian Product of Two sets; Relations : Domain, Co-domain and Range: Functions: into, on to, one – one in to, one-one on to Functions; Constant Function; Identity Function; composition of Functions; Invertible Functions; Binary Operations.

**Complex Numbers**

Complex Numbers in the form ; Real and Imaginary Parts of a complex Number; Complex Conjugate, Argand Diagram, Representation of Complex Number as a point in the plane; Modulus and Argument of a Complex Number; Algebra of Complex Numbers; Triangle Inequality |Z_{1}+Z_{2}|≤|Z_{1}|+|Z_{2}|;|Z_{1}Z_{2}|=|Z_{1}||Z_{2}| Polar Representation of a Complex Number.

**Quadratic Equations**

Solution of a Quadratic Equation in the Complex Number System by (i) Factorization (ii) Using Formula; Relation between Roots and Coefficients; Nature of Roots; Formation of Quadratic Equations with given Roots; Equations Reducible to Quadratic Forms.

**Sequences and Series**

Sequence and Examples of Finite and Infinite Sequences; Arithmetic Progression (A..P): First Term, Common Difference, nth Term and sum of n terms of an A.P.; Arithmetic Mean (A.M); Insertion of Arithmetic Means between any Two given Numbers; Geometric Progression (G.P): first Term, Common Ratio and nth term, Sum to n Terms, Geometric Mean (G.M); Insertion of Geometric Means between any two given Numbers.

**Permutations, Combinations, Binomial Theorem and Mathematical Induction**

Fundamental Principle of Counting; The Factorial Notation; Permutation as an Arrangement; Meaning of P(n, r); Combination: Meaning of C(n,r); Applications of Permutations and Combinations. Statement of Binomial Theorem; Proof of Binomial Theorem for positive integral Exponent using Principle of Mathematical Induction and also by combinatorial Method; General and Middle Terms in Binomial Expansions; Properties of Binomial Coefficients; Binomial Theorem for any Index ( without proof ); Application of Binomial Theorem. The Principle of Mathematical Induction, simple Applications. Matrices and Determinants Concept of a Matrix; Types of Matrices; Equality of Matrices ( only real entries may be considered ) : Operations of Addition, Scalar Multiplication and Multiplication of Matrices; Statement of Important Results on operations of Matrices and their Verifications by Numerical Problem only; Determinant of a Square Matrix; Minors and Cofactors; singular and non-singular Matrices; Applications of Determinants in (i) finding the Area of a Triangle (ii) solving a system of Linear Equations ( Cramer’s Rule );

Transpose, Adjoint and Inverse of a Matrix; Consistency and Inconsistency of a system of Linear Equations; Solving System of Linear Equations in Two or Three variables using Inverse of a Matrix ( only up to 3X3 Determinants and Matrices should be considered ).

**Linear Inequations**

Solutions of Linear Inequation in one variable and its Graphical Representation; solution of system of Linear Inequations in one variable; Graphical solutions of Linear inequations in two variables; solutions of system of Linear Inequations in two variables. Mathematical Logic and Boolean Algebra Statements; use of Venn Diagram in Logic; Negation Operation; Basic Logical Connectives and Compound Statements including their Negations.

**Unit II : Trigonometry**

**Trigonometric functions and Inverse Trigonometric functions**

Degree measures and Radian measure of positive and negative angles; relation between degree measure and radian measure, definition of trigonometric functions with the help of a unit circle, periodic functions, concept of periodicity of trigonometric functions, value of trigonometric functions of x for x = 0, π/6 , π/4 , π/3 , π/2, π, 3π/2, 2π ; trigonometric functions of sum and difference of numbers.

**Unit III : Geometry**

**Cartesian System of Rectangular Co ordinates**

Cartesian system of co ordinates in a plane, Distance formula, Centroid and incentre, Area of a triangle, condition for the collinearity of three points in a plane, Slope of line, parallel and perpendicular lines, intercepts of a line on the co ordinate axes, Locus and its equation.

**Lines and Family of lines**

Various forms of equations of a line parallel to axes, slope-intercept form, The Slope point form, Intercept form, Normal form, General form, Intersection of lines. Equation of bisectors of angle between two lines, Angles between two lines, condition for concurrency of three lines, Distance of a point from a line, Equations of family of lines through the intersection of two lines.

**Circles and Family of circles**

Standard form of the equation of a circle General form of the equation of a circle, its radius and center, Equation of the circle in the parametric form.

**Conic sections**

Sections of a cone. Equations of conic sections [ Parabola, Ellipse and Hyperbola ] in standard form.

**Vectors**

Vectors and scalars, Magnitude and Direction of a vector, Types of vectors ( Equal vectors, unit vector, Zero vector ). Position vector of a point, Localized and free vectors, parallel and collinear vectors, Negative of a vector, components of a vector, Addition of vectors, multiplication of a vector by a scalar, position vector of point dividing a line segment in a given ratio, Application of vectors in geometry. Scalar product of two vectors, projection of a vector on a line, vector product of two

vectors.

**Three Dimensional Geometry**

Coordinate axes and coordinate planes in three dimensional space, coordinate of a point in space, distance between two points, section formula, direction cosines, and direction ratios of a line joining two points, projection of the join of two points on a given line, Angle between two lines whose direction ratios are given, Cartesian and vector equation of a line through (i) a point and parallel to a given vector (ii) through two points, Collinearity of three points, coplanar and skew lines, Shortest

distance between two lines, Condition for the intersection of two lines, Carterian and vector equation of a plane (i) When the normal vector and the distance of the plane from the origin is given (ii) passing though a point and perpendicular to a given vector (iii) Passing through a point and parallel to two given lines through the intersection of two other planes (iv) containing two lines (v) passing through three points, Angle between (i) two lines (ii) two planes (iii) a line and a plane, Condition of coplanarity of two lines in vector and Cartesian form, length of perpendicular of a point from a plane by both vector and Cartesian methods.

**Unit IV : Statistics**

**Statistics and probability**

Mean deviation for ungrouped data, variance for grouped an ungrouped data, standard deviation. Random experiments and sample space, Events as subset of a sample space, occurrence of an event, sure and impossible events, Exhaustive events, Algebra of events, Meaning of equality likely outcomes, mutually exclusive events. Probability of an event; Theorems on probability; Addition rule, Multiplication rule, Independent experiments and events. Finding P (A or B), P (A and B), random variables, Probability distribution of a random variable.

**Unit V : Calculus**

**Functions, Limits and continuity**

Concept of a real function; its domain and range; Modulus Function, Greatest integer function: Signum functions; Trigonometric functions and inverse trigonometric functions and their graphs; composite functions, Inverse of a function.

Limit of a function; meaning and related notations; Left and right hand limits; Fundamental theorems

open / closed interval; Sum, Product and quotient of continuous functions; Continuity of special functions- Polynomial, Trigonometric, exponential, Logarithmic and Inverse trigonometric functions.

**Differentiation**

Derivative of a function; its geometrical and physical significance; Relationship between continuity and differentiability; Derivatives of polynomial, basic trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic and inverse trigonometric functions from first principles; derivatives of sum, difference, product and quotient of functions; derivatives of polynomial, trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic, inverse trigonometric and implicit functions; Logarithmic differentiation; derivatives of functions expressed in parametric form; chain rule and differentiation by substitution; Derivatives of Second order.

**Application of Derivatives**

Rate of change of quantities; Tangents and Normals; increasing and decreasing functions and sign of the derivatives; maxima and minima; Greatest and least values; Rolle’s theorem and Mean value theorem; Approximation by differentials.

**Indefinite Integrals**

Integration as inverse of differentiation; properties of integrals; Integrals involving algebraic, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions; Integration by substitution; Integration by parts; Integrals of the type :

**Definite Integrals**

Definite integral as limit of a sum; Fundamental theorems of integral calculus without proof ); Evaluation of definite integrals by substitution and by using the following properties.

Application of definite integrals in finding areas bounded by a curve, circle, parabola and ellipse in standard form between two ordinates and x-axis; Area between two curves, line and circle; line and parabola : line and ellipse.

**Differential Equations**

Definition; order and degree; general and particular solutions of a differential equation; formation of differential equations whose general solution is given; solution of differential equations by method of Separation of variables; Homogeneous differential equations of first order and their solutions; Solution of linear differential equations of the type dy/dx+P(x)y=Q(x) where P(x), Q(x) are functions of x.

**KEAM 2018 Important Dates**

S.No | Event | Date |
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1 | Online Application submission | From 1st February, 2018 ( Thursday ) |

2 | Last date for submission of Online Application including Fee payment | 28th February, 2018, 5:00 PM ( Wednesday ) |

3 | Last date for receipt of Printout of Online Application along with supporting documents | 31st March, 2018 ( Saturday ) |

4 | Downloading Online Admit Cards | From 10th April, 2018 ( Tuesday ) |

5 | Date & Time of Engineering Entrance Examination | |

6 | Physics & Chemistry ( Paper - I ) | 23rd April, 2018 at 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM |

7 | Mathematics ( Paper-II ) | 24th April, 2018 at 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM |

8 | Venue of Examination | As indicated in the Admit Card |

9 | Time Schedule for the Examination ( IST ) | Engg Paper-I & Paper-II |

(a) | Entry to the Examination Hall | 9:30 AM |

(b) | Distribution of Question Booklet | 9:55 AM |

(c) | Opening of the Question Booklet and Commencement of Examination | 10:00 AM |

(d) | Latest entry to the Examination Hall | 10:30 AM |

(e) | Conclusion of Examination | 12:30 PM |

10 | Materials permitted in the examination hall | Admit Card, Card Board / Clip Board, Ball-Point pens ( with Black or Blue ink only ) |

11 | Declaration of Engineering Entrance Examination Results | On or before 25th May, 2018 |

12 | Engineering, Architecture, MBBS / BDS, Medical & Allied and Ayurveda Rank lists | On or before 20th June, 2018 |

**KEAM Previous Years Question Papers**

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