KEAM 2018 Eligibility

Exam Date : 24th April 2018 To 25th April 2018
Result Date : 25th May 2018

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KEAM 2018 Eligibility Criteria Overview

Minimum 17 years.
Educational Qualification
Minimum 50% in qualifying exam and Passed 12th or equivalent.
Domicile / Reservation
SC/ ST: 10% relaxation and PWD: 5% relaxation in marks.

Eligibility Criteria for KEAM 2018

KEAM 2018 Eligiblity Criteria:

  • Higher Secondary Education: Applicants should have successfully completed their HSC (12th grade) or equivalent from a recognised board. 
  • Nationality: Applicants should be an Indian citizen, an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) or a Person Indian Origin (PIO).  

  • Scores in HSC: Applicants should have a minimum of 50% marks in their 12th standard qualifying exam.

  • Specific Authority: The applicants of KEAM 2018 must fulfil the eligibility criteria mentioned by the specified authorities conducting KEAM 2018. 
  • Group A: For opting course based on medicine, applicants must have chosen Biology as the main subject in their Higher Secondary Course. 

  • Disabled candidates: Special considerations are provided for scheduled castes, scheduled tribes, backward classes and physically handicapped candidates. Under these categories, the applicants should have an aggregate score of 50%.The aggregate score must be 40% for reserved quota candidates.If the applicants are physically challenged, they should have a minimum aggregate of 45% for appearing in KEAM 2018.

  •  Age limit: When it comes to the age limit, no relaxations are permitted. The applicant must be 17 years old for appearing in KEAM 2018. 

Category wise Reservation Seats:


Percentage of Seats (in %)

Muslim (MU)


Other Backwards Hindu (BH)


Latin Catholic and Anglo-Indian


Viswakarma and related communities (VK)


Other Backwards Christian (BX)


Ezhava (EZ)


Dheevara and related communities (DV)


Kusavan and related communities (KN)


Kudumbi (KU)


Scheduled Tribes


Scheduled Castes (SC)


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