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KEAM 2016 MBBS Educational Qualification and Age Limit

Academic Qualifications for KEAM 2016

KEAM Medical & Allied Courses :
  1. KEAM Medical courses consist of MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS and BSMS courses and Allied courses consist of B.Sc. ( Hons ) Agriculture, B.Sc. ( Hons ) Forestry, BVSc. & AH and BFSc. courses.
    1. For MBBS, BDS, BSMS : Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, or examinations recognised equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Biology / Biotechnology separately, and 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Biotechnology put together, are eligible. In the absence of Biology, Biotechnology will be considered as a subject for academic eligibility. Only those candidates who secure 50% marks in the Medical Entrance Examination ( Paper I & II taken together ) of KEAM 2016 will be considered for admission to MBBS / BDS Courses. Candidates belonging to SC / ST / SEBC will be considered for admission to these courses only if they have scored a minimum of 40% marks in the Medical Entrance Examination ( Paper I & II taken together ). Candidates with Locomotory disability of lower limbs between 40% to 70% will be considered for admission to MBBS course only if they have scored a minimum of 45 % marks in the Medical Entrance Examination ( Paper I & II taken together ).
       
    2. Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical admission to BAMS / BHMS courses : Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, or examinations recognised equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Biology separately, and 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology put together, are eligible. Biotechnology will not be considered as a subject for academic eligibility.
       
    3. Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical admission to B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Agri., B.Sc. ( Hons ) Forestry, BFSc Courses : Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, or examinations recognised equivalent thereto, with 50% marks in Biology separately, and 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology put together, are eligible. Biotechnology will not be considered as a subject for academic eligibility.
       
  2. Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical admission to BVSc. & AH Course : Candidates should have secured not less than 50% aggregate marks in English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology for the qualifying examination, in addition to the condition as stipulated in clause 6.2.1(a(iii)) as per regulation 5 of Minimum standards of Veterinary Education Degree Course ( BVSc & AH ) Regulation, 1993.
     
  3. Candidates who have passed the BSc Degree ( Three year course ) examination with Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany or Biotechnology as Main, and any one or two of the above subjects as Subsidiaries, with 50% marks for Main & Subsidiaries taken together, subject to the condition that they have passed Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala or examinations recognised as equivalent thereto with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects are eligible for admission to MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BHMS and BSMS Courses.
 
Note:
 
Relaxation in marks : For all the courses, candidates belonging to Socially and Educationally Backward Classes, with a total annual family income not exceeding Rs.6 lakhs, will have a relaxation of 5% marks in the qualifying examination. They need only 45% marks in the case of Mathematics / Biology and 45% marks in the case of Mathematics / Biology, Physics and Chemistry put together. The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates need only a pass in the qualifying examination. However, for admission to MBBS / BDS courses, candidates belonging to SC / ST categories need 40% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Biotechnology put together in the qualifying examination. Candidates with Locomotory disability of lower limbs between 40% to 70% need only 45% marks in case of Biology / Biotechnology and 45% marks in case of optional subjects put together for admission to MBBS course ( as per the Guidelines of Medical Council of India ). The candidates belonging to PD category will have a relaxation of 5 % marks in the qualifying examination for Engineering and Medical Allied Courses except for BDS. They need only 45 % marks in the case of Mathematics / Biology and 45 % marks in the case of Mathematics / Biology, Physics and Chemistry put together. Provided that in cases where only grades are given for qualifying examination and marks are not mentioned, the grade covering 45% marks will be considered as criterion for eligibility. Biotechnology will not be considered for the courses for academic eligibility as specified in clauses 6.2.1 (a) (ii), 6.2.1 (a) (iii) & 6.2.1 (b). Optional subjects are the subjects specified in Clauses 6.2.1, 6.2.2 & 6.2.3 for the respective courses.
 
The relaxation of marks in the qualifying examination extended to SEBC candidates only will be applicable to OEC candidates even if they are allotted against the unavailed seats of SC / ST quota.
 
  1. Candidates who have appeared for the Higher Secondary or equivalent examination will be permitted to take the Entrance Examinations provisionally. The candidates should have appeared for the qualifying examination before taking Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Entrance Examination. Such candidates should prove their academic eligibility on the date of admission.
     
  2. Candidates who have qualified in KEAM Engineering Entrance Examination should submit their marks online through the Official website of the CEEwww.cee.kerala.gov.in and forward the true copy of the mark list of final year of the qualifying examination, duly attested by a gazetted officer so as to reach the Office of the CEE on or before 31st May, 2015.
Candidates referred to in Clause 6.2.1(c) who have only appeared or are appearing for the BSc. Degree Examination, are not eligible to apply.
No rounding off of the percentage of marks to the nearest whole number is permitted. For example, a score of 50 marks out of 100 or 150 marks out of 300 alone will be considered as 50% marks and scores of 45 out of 100 or 135 out of 300 alone will be considered as 45% marks for determining eligibility.

KEAM 2016 Age Limit
 
Applicants should have completed 17 years of age as on the 31st December, 2016. No relaxation in the minimum age will be allowed. There is no upper age limit for KEAM 2016.
 

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