KEAM Seats Reservation 2019

09 Feb, 2019

KEAM Seats Reservation 2019 – As per the new reservation rule made by the Government of India, the candidates belonging to General category and fulfill the yearly income criteria will be eligible for getting admission under 10% reservation. KEAM 2019 is an entrance examination administered by the Kerala Government. It is conducted once annually by the Commissioner of Entrance Exam, Kerala. If a 12th passed student wants to study in one of the best colleges & institutes in the state of Kerala, then he/she is advised to apply for the Kerala Engineering, Architecture and Medical (KEAM) 2019 entrance examination. KEAM can provide the candidates with admission in one of the governments and private colleges in the state of Kerala. The courses in which KEAM provides admission are Architecture, Engineering, Ayurveda, Pharmacy, MBBS, BDS, Homeopathy, Unani, Forestry, Agriculture Fishery, and Veterinary. For getting admission in medical and allied courses under the KEAM 2019 entrance exam, the candidate should qualify the NEET exam. On the other hand, the candidate needs to qualify NATA exams in order to be eligible for doing the architecture course. The KEAM Application Form 2019 is made available from 3 February 2019. Candidate must submit their Application form before 28 February 2019. After, the KEAM Application Form submission, candidates would be issued their KEAM Admit Card from 10 April 2019. The KEAM 2019 exam is scheduled to be held on 22 & 23 April 2019. This article would provide all the information related to the KEAM Seats Reservation 2019.

Latest Update: The online application process for KEAM 2019 is started on 3 February 2019. The candidates can submit the online application form of KEAM 2019 exam till 28 February 2019 by clicking the link given below:

KEAM Application Form 2019

KEAM Seats Reservation 2019

    The governing body of KEAM (CEE, Kerala) has set various policies that must be fulfilled in order to be able to claim a seat in the reserved category. There are three categories made for the candidates. These categories are:

    • Keralite

    All those candidates, who are native of Kerala, would be categorized as Keralite. Those who are Keralites would be provided with a certain level of reservation. The following candidates would be considered Keralite:

    • If he/she has Kerala Origin

    If a candidate is non-Keralite and his/her parents are serving as All India Service Officer in the state of Kerala. However, these candidates would be exempted from reservation.

    • Non-Keralite Category I (NK I)

    According to KEAM 2019 guidelines, a candidate would be considered Non- Keralite of Category I, if they satisfy the following criteria:

    • If the candidate has passed the qualified course from Kerala. The Candidate is non- Keralite and their parents have been posted in Kerala while serving for the Indian Government or Defense Service.
    • If the candidate is currently doing his qualifying course in Kerala and their parents are non- Keralite and are serving the Government of Kerala for around at least Two Years.
    • If they are Not- Keralite but have been a resident of Kerala for at least 5 years during the whole 12 studying years of the candidate.
    • Candidates who have finished their class VIII to Class XII studies in the state of Kerala
    • Non-Keralite Category I (NK II)

    Candidates who don’t belong to the above two categories would be considered as Non-Keralite of Category II. This type of candidates don’t get any kind of Reservation

    According to the KEAM Seats Reservation 2019, the candidates coming from the following group would be considered eligible for claiming reserved seats under KEAM 2019:

    • Candidates having the Domicile of Kerala State.
    • If the candidate’s parents work in the Agriculture or fishery industry.
    • The candidate whose Parents work as a Nurse giving regular service under the Kerala Government.
    • Candidates with some experience in the field of medicine

    KEAM Seats Reservation 2019 according to the Courses:

    The following are the guidelines set by the CEE, Kerala in respect to the course offered by KEAM 2019, to state the rules for being eligible to claim a reserved seat.

    MBBS/BDS courses:

    Under the All India Quota, a reservation of 15% of the total seats would be made for MBBS/BDS courses are per the guidelines given by Director General of Health services of Indian Government

    As per the guidelines of the Supreme Court of India, 15% reservation will be made as per the standards set by the Supreme Court. The reservation would be done on the basis of the marks obtained in the ALL India Medical Pre-test.

    PWD (Person with Disability)

    There would be a 3% Reservation for Persons with Disability in all the colleges and institutions for the people with a disability. According to the KEAM Seats Reservation 2019, the person’s disability should not be less than 40%. PWD candidate must produce a certificate regarding this as per the guidelines laid by the Kerala government.

    The following table provides the list of all the candidates who would be provided reservation according to the KEAM Reservation of Seats 2019 guidelines:

    KEAM Seats Reservation 2019 Table

    State Merit 60%
    Socially and Educationally Backward Classes 30%
    Ezhava 9%
    Muslim 8%
    Other Backward Hindu 3%
    Latin Catholic and Anglo- Indian 3%
    Dheevara and related communities 2%
    Vishwakarma and related communities 2%
    Kusavan and related communities 1%
    Other Backward Christian 1%
    Kudumbi 1%
    Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes 10%
    Scheduled Castes 8%
    Scheduled Tribes 2%

    KEAM 2019 Marks Relaxation

    According to the KEAM 2019 guidelines, a relaxation of 5 % would be given to all the candidates who belong to the reserved category and are eligible for getting a reservation. Any further query regarding the seat reservation in KEAM 2019 will be sorted out in the comment box below.


    1. Is there any reservation for Christians (not BX etc) or do they come under GENERAL CATEGORY while applying/registration. how about admission to Christian minority institutions where Christians get preference?

      • Yes, there is a policy of 3% reservation for the candidates belonging to Latin Catholic and Anglo- Indian category. If u belongs to such category, you are eligible to get admission under the policy.


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