The eligibility criteria for KEAM entrance exam 2012 or kerala entrance examination 2012 is announced by government of Kerala from the office of commissioner for entrance exams. KEAM ( Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical entrance exam ) for admission into professional degree courses for the year 2012-13 into medical, engineering, architecture streams is announced to be conducted in the month of April
All the Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria as per the Prospectus and those who want admission in mentioned courses below for Government seats have to apply as per the prescribed application form which is being issued by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations ( CEE ).
For admission to Engineering and Medical Courses seperate entrance exams are conducted by the CEE. Based on the rank secured in this entrance exam seats will be alloted by CEE. For admission to B.Arch. course, No entrance exam is conducted by CEE. So, candidates who want admission fr B. Arch course must appear for NATA ( National aptitude test for architecture and qualify compulsarily. This exam is conducted by National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture ( NIASA ).
KEAM ( Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical entrance exam ) for admission into professional degree courses for the year 2012-13 for following courses.
KEAM 2012 Medical : MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, BSMS
KEAM 2012 Agriculture : B.Sc. Hons. ( Agriculture ), B.F.Sc. ( Fisheries ), B.Sc. Hons. ( Forestry ).
KEAM 2012 Veterinary : B.V.Sc. & AH
KEAM 2012 Engineering : B.Tech. [ including B.Tech. ( Agricultural Engg. ) / B.Tech. ( Dairy Sc. & Tech. ) Courses under the Kerala Agricultural University ].
KEAM 2012 Architecture : B.Arch.
Eligibility For Kerala Entrance Examination 2012
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 Category – II’.
(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.