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KEAM Application Form 2021 (Releasing Soon), Registration Dates, Fee, Process, Form Correction

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KEAM Application form 2021 will be released anytime soon now as per the official notification. Candidates have to provide valid personal, academic and communication details while filling the application form as any wrong information can affect eligibility of admission or reservation claims of the candidates. Application fee for KEAM is INR 700 for General category and INR 300 for Scheduled Castes to be paid in online mode or through e-challan. Aspirants from the ST category are exempted from fee payment. Read KEAM 2021 Reservation

Check KEAM Application Official Notice

Aspirants who have qualified 10+2 exams with at least 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics can appear for the exam. Check KEAM 2021 Eligibility 

Application Dates

KEAM Application Form 2021 Dates

Event Date 
Availability of KEAM 2021 Application Form 1st week of April 2021
Last date to submit online Application Form 2nd week of April 2021
Commencement of KEAM 2021 Application form correction 2nd week of April 2021
Last date to upload scanned photograph and signature (if any error) 2nd week of April 2021
Last date for payment of balance application fee 2nd week of April 2021
Issue of KEAM Admit card  2nd week of May 2021
KEAM 2021 - Paper 1 (Physics & Chemistry) 3rd week of May 2021
KEAM 2021 - Paper 2 (Mathematics) 3rd week of May 2021
Application Steps

How to fill KEAM 2021 Application Form?

To fill the application form of KEAM 2021, the candidate has to go through the following six steps:

Step 1: Registration

  • Click on the “Registration” link 
  • Enter the following details:
  1. Applicant’s name
  2. Date of birth
  3. Email ID and mobile number
  4. Password
  5. Security code displayed on screen

Upon successful registration, an application number will be generated that the candidate needs to note down. Using the system generated application number and password, the candidate will be able to view results of KEAM 2021, exercise option registration, and also check the allotment memo.

Step 2: Uploading of Scanned Images

In this step, the candidate must upload scanned images of photograph, signature and left-hand thumb impression in the prescribed format given below:




Item Format Dimension Size
Photograph JPG (JPEG) 150 pixels and 200 pixels height 10-30 kb
Signature JPG (JPEG) 150 pixels and 100 pixels height. 10-30 kb
Left Thumb impression JPG (JPEG) 150 pixels and 100 pixels height 10-30 kb

Step 3: Fill the KEAM Application form 2021

The candidate has to next fill in all basic information pertaining to choices or courses, personal details, etc. 

  • Choice of Courses: The candidate must select the course (s) to which admission is sought. The candidate has to select an exam centre from the available options. 
  • Personal Details: In this section, the candidate has to enter details pertaining to gender, Aadhaar UID, permanent and communication address, etc. 
  • Academic Details: The candidate has to furnish Qualifying examination details, exam status of 10+2 or equivalent, whether the candidate has applied for KEAM before, etc.
  • Communal Reservation: Through this section, the candidate will be able to claim communal reservation 
  • Income Details: Candidate has to furnish details pertaining to family income, district, taluk, etc.

Before submitting their KEAM 2021 application form, the candidate must ensure that it is complete in all respects. It is because once the form is submitted there is no option to edit it. 

Step 4: Pay KEAM Application Fee

The exam conducting authority has reduced the application fee of KEAM 2021 by INR 100. Candidates belonging to general category have to pay INR 700, whereas SC applicants have to pay INR 300 as the application fee. Candidates choosing Dubai as their examination center will have to remit an additional fee of INR 12,000 irrespective of category. There are two modes of paying the application fee:

Mode 1: Online payment can be made through internet banking/Credit Card/ Debit Card. Upon successful payment, the candidate will be redirected to the home page of KEAM 2021 application form, where the “Payment” tab will be highlighted in green, indicating successful transaction of the fee.

Note: If payment is unsuccessful, a message to that effect will be displayed on the screen.

Mode 2: E-challan: To make the payment in this mode, the candidate must take a printout of the e-challan using the “Print e-challan” link. Using the printout, the candidate can make the cash payment at All head and sub-post offices in Kerala.

Note: After receiving the payment, the post office will make the necessary entries in their online portal as well on the e-challan form. Before collecting the e-challan, ensure that it is duly updated and signed and that the official has recorded the transaction ID pertaining to the payment. If the e-challan payment is successful, the “Payment Application Fee” would turn green.

KEAM 2021 Application Fee

A candidate who does not belong to SC/ST communities will be treated as ‘General’ candidate for the collection of application fee. Tabulated below is the application fee for the engineering programs:

Course General (INR) SC (INR) ST
A) Engineering only/ B.Pharm only/both 700 300 Nil
B) Architecture only/Medical & Allied only/both 500 200 Nil
C) Both (a) & (b) 900 400 Nil
D). Dubai Examination Center (if opted) 12,000 + Application Fee 12,000 + Application Fee INR 12,000

Service Charges for Fee Payment

Mode of Payment Amount Limit Service Charges
Net banking Not limit INR 6.00 plus Taxes
Credit card Not limit 1.00 % of the Fee + Taxes
Debit card Up to Rs. 2000 0.75 % of the Fee + Taxes
Above Rs. 2000 1.00 % of the Fee + Taxes
E-Challan (Head/Sub Post Offices in Kerala & Lakshadweep) Not limit INR 35.00 inclusive of Taxes

Step 5: Take a printout of KEAM application form 2021

After successfully making the payment, take a printout of the application form of KEAM 2021, in a manner that it contains the main page of application and performa (s) of supporting documents. To take a printout, the candidate must use the “Print Application” option.

Step 6: Send form with supporting proof to CEE

The following documents should be attached with the form in the same order given here:

  1. The first page of printout of application form of KEAM 2021 with photograph pasted (same as uploaded). It must also be duly attested by a Government Gazetted Officer/Head of Institution.
  2. Nativity Certificate.
  3. Age Proof.
  4. Course Certificate in Original or Self Attested copy of Mark list (for candidates who studies Sanskrit at 10+2).
  5. Original Community/ Non-Creamy Layer Certificate, ( for availing communal reservation).
  6. Original Income Certificate (for fee concession / EC status).
  7. Proof for Special Reservation, if claimed

KEAM 2021 application form along with the documents should be sent to:

The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations

5th Floor, Housing Board Buildings, Santhi Nagar,

Thiruvananthapuram – 695001, Kerala

Details to be filled in KEAM Application Form

There are only a few fields in which a candidate can make edits or corrections. Listed below are the changes that can be made in KEAM application form 2021:

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Mobile Number
  • Email address
  • Password
  • Course
  • Exam Centre
  • Nationality
  • Nativity
  • Scanned images of photograph, signature and thumb impression
  • Date of Birth
  • Father’s Name
  • Mother’s Name
  • Aadhaar number
  • Other details indicated by the exam conducting authority

Note: Candidate must send documented proof of the claim to correct the defects within the stipulated time frame.

Make sure that the application should be complete in all respects. A candidate will be considered for KEAM 2021 admission only if all the relevant certificates are uploaded and sent as given in the Prospectus, in proof of eligibility, or in support of any claim for reservation, under any category. Check KEAM Reservations

Application Status

KEAM Application Form Status

The status of the application form of KEAM 2021 will be displayed on the homepage of the candidate’s account. To view it, the candidate has to log-in to their individual accounts.

Types of status available

  • Registration: Indicates Candidate’s Registration for online application.
  • Upload Images: Shows whether the images of photograph, signature and thumb impression are uploaded to the portal.
  • Fill Application: Indicates the application is filled up and finally submitted.
  • Pay Application Fee: Indicates whether CEE office has received payment confirmation.
  • Print Application: Denotes the printout of application is taken or not by the candidate.
  • Received by CEE: This status indicates whether the CEE office has received and taken up the application for scrutiny. If the status is green, it means the application is taken up for scrutiny.

If there is a Green color against the status, it indicates completion of that step. On the other hand, a Red light signifies the step is yet to be performed.

Note: Candidates whose application form will be found defected will not be able to download KEAM 2021 admit card unless and until errors are rectified. 

Reasons for KEAM Application Form Rejection

  • Uploaded images not meeting prescribed guidelines
  • If the photo affixed on the printout of the application form of KEAM doesn’t match the photo that was uploaded online, the application could be rejected
  • If the affixed photograph is not duly attested by the Head of the Institution in which the studied last or by a Government Gazetted Officer,
  • Unclear and counterfeit signature and thumb impression can also lead to rejection.
  • Not furnishing a Nativity certificate with the printout.
  • If the applicable application fee corresponding to the category is not paid, it is another reason for cancellation.
  • If the printout of application and supporting documents reach the designated office after the last date.

Contact Address

In case the candidate has any doubts regarding filling the KEAM application form, they may contact the concerned authorities at the following address:

General Enquiry: 0471-2332120

Technical/Online Payment Query: 0471-2339103/4

Helpline (24 hrs.): 0471-2335523/ 2115054/ 2115098

Fax: 0471-2337228 


Application Corrections

KEAM Application Form Correction

The CEE will provide a KEAM Application form correction facility to the candidates after the completion of application process. It will be a one time facility that will be available on the official website of CEE. In order to make corrections in the application form, candidates will have to login with their KEAM Application number and password. All the corrections must be made before the last date.

How to correct details on KEAM 2021 Application Form? 

The steps that candidates need to follow for making corrections in KEAM 2021 applications are as follows:

Step 1: Visit the official website of CEE Kerala.

Step 2: Click on “KEAM 2021 application form correction” link.

Step 3: Enter your login credentials such as application number and DOB.

Step 4: Now, proceed towards the corrections in the application form.

Step 5: Take at least 2 printouts of the correct application form for further use.

Prerequisites for Registration

Before starting the registration procedure, candidates must make sure to have the following credentials of KEAM documents ready.

  • Valid Email ID and Mobile No.
  • Photograph, Signature and Left thumb impression scanned as per the prescribed guidelines.
  • Birth certificate/ SSLC/ Passport
  • Proof of Nativity (for Keralite candidates)
  • SSLC or equivalent certificate (for Date of birth proof)
  • Candidates in final year of 10+2 or VHS has to submit course certificate duly filled in with signature and seal of the Head of the Institution
  • Marksheet of qualifying examination
  • Inter-caste marriage certificate from the Tahsildar concerned, if applicable
  • NATA and NEET-UG scores 
  • Income certificate
  • Non-Creamy layer certificate/ Community certificate (if required)
  • Certificate for Special Reservation (if required)
  • Read the official KEAM prospectus before starting KEAM Registration.

How to Reset KEAM password?

If the candidate has lost the password, there is an option to reset it. The steps are given below:

  • Click on the “Forgot Password” link
  • The candidate will be redirected to a log-in window. Log in using the following details:
  1. Application Number
  2. Date of Birth
  3. Email ID (should be the same as entered at time of registration
  • Select a password
  • Click on submit

How to retrieve KEAM Application Number?

  1. Click on the “Forgot Application Number” tab
  2. Log in to the window that opens using application number, password, and DOB.

The application number will be displayed on screen. Note it down and keep it safe as it will be required for future reference.

KEAM 2021 Exam Centres

KEAM Aspirants are required to choose the exam city where they wish to appear for the exam. The entrance exam will be conducted in multiple cities. Candidates will be allotted the exam centre according to their preference. However, the authority can allot any exam centre they wish to based on the number of seats or any other factor. The exam is conducted in 18 cities including:

  • Kerala
  • Mumbai
  • New Delhi
  • Dubai
Application Form FAQs

KEAM 2021 Application Form FAQs

Ques. What courses can a candidate avail through KEAM?

Ans. Candidates interested in admissions to Engineering, Architecture, B.Pharm, MBBS, BDS, Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Siddha, Unani, Agriculture, Forestry, Veterinary and Fishery courses can apply online for KEAM 2021.

Ques. What is the last date to pay the application fee for KEAM 2021?

Ans. The tentative last day for submitting the application form and paying KEAM application fees would be the 2nd week of April 2021

Ques. Which is a suitable web browser to start the registration procedure for KEAM 2021?

Ans. It is suggested to use any of the following web browsers in order to avoid any form of technical glitches while filling the application form of KEAM 2021 – Mozilla Firefox 3.0 and above or Google Chrome 3.0.

Ques. Is it mandatory to fill in the application form of KEAM 2021 in one go?

Ans. No, it is not necessary in a single attempt. Instead, the candidate can use the "Save" button available on the application form to save data entered at any stage of KEAM 2021 registration. The next time the candidate logs in to the application portal, the application filing process can be resumed from where it was left off.

Ques. How will I know that my KEAM application has been received or accepted by the CEE authorities?

Ans. If the KEAM application form is successfully accepted, the ‘Received by CEE’ tab under the ‘ KEAM Application Status’ will light up in green. A confirmation message will also be sent on the candidate’s registered mobile number.

Ques. What is the mode of payment for KEAM Application form 2021?

Ans. Candidates can pay their KEAM application fee either through Net Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card or by e-Challan.

Ques. What are KEAM 2021 Application fees for engineering courses?

Ans. KEAM Application fees for engineering courses are as follows

Course General (INR) SC (INR) ST
A) Engineering only/ B.Pharm only/both 700 300 Nil
B) Architecture only/Medical & Allied only/both 500 200 Nil
C) Both (a) & (b) 900 400 Nil
D). Dubai Examination Center (if opted) 12,000 + Application Fee 12,000 + Application Fee INR 12,000

Ques. What should be the size of the photograph we upload during KEAM 2021 registration?

Ans. Refer to the following table for the expected size and dimensions of documents required to be uploaded during KEAM 2021 applications.

Item Format Dimension Size
Photograph JPG (JPEG) 150 pixels and 200 pixels height 10-30 kb
Signature JPG (JPEG) 150 pixels and 100 pixels height. 10-30 kb
Left Thumb impression JPG (JPEG) 150 pixels and 100 pixels height 10-30 kb

Ques. Where do we contact KEAM authorities in case of discrepancies?

Ans. In case of any discrepancies with KEAM application forms, candidates are advised to contact the concerned authorities through the following helplines.

General Enquiry: 0471-2332120

Technical/Online Payment Query: 0471-2339103/4

Helpline (24 hrs.): 0471-2335523/ 2115054/ 2115098

Fax: 0471-2337228 


*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.


How can i see my application form
Hi Sajna, kindly go through the official website of the organization to get relevant information.
wheredo i get the application form of keam 2018
Hello Aman, The registration for KEAM 2018 has been closed on February 28, 2018. The online application was available at CEE official website i.e.

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