KEAM Reservation Criteria 2019

KEAM Reservation Criteria 2019

KEAM 2019 Reservation Criteria - CEE Kerala has a certain set of reservation policies that the candidates should fulfil in order to claim the seats under reservation criteria. The reservation criteria will benefit the candidates claiming them. It is therefore important to enter correct information regarding the categories while filling the form. The candidates applying to appear for admission with the KEAM scores will be categorized as Keralite, Non-Keralite Category I (NK I) and Non-Keralite Category II (NK II). The clause of nativity is common for all the candidates. Those candidates satisfying the nativity criteria can claim the respective reservation.

Reservation types in Government/Aided/KAU/KVASU/KUFOS colleges

SI NO Category Reservation
1 Reservation for Nominees Not available
2 Reservation for person with Disability 3%
3 Mandatory Reservation Not available
4 Special Reservation Not available
5 Reservation of Courses Not available

Along with the above reservation clauses there’s also Reservation for All India Quota for MBBS/BDS Courses.

Reservation Of Seats For Various Courses

Reservation for All India Quota for MBBS/BDS Courses: Fifteen percent of the total sanctioned seats in MBBS/BDS Courses in Govt. Medical/Dental Colleges in the State are set apart for the allotment of the candidates by the Director General of Health Services, Government of India.

Reservation of seats under All India Quota: The seats reserved under All India Quota for MBBS and BDS Courses in Government Medical/Dental Colleges will be allotted by the Director General of Health Services, New Delhi, on the basis of the rank obtained in the NEET-UG conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA), New Delhi.

Reservation for Nominees: These are the seats set apart for the nominees of the Government of India, Union Territories or other States for the various courses.

Reservation for Persons with Disabilities: Leaving the seats set apart under All India Quota and Reservation for Nominees above, 5% of the seats available for the state for allotment from the Entrance rank lists, for all the courses in all the Government and Aided colleges are reserved for the candidates with disabilities.

Special Reservation: These are the seats reserved for certain specific categories, for different courses.

Mandatory Reservation: Leaving the seats set apart for All India Quota, Government of India Nominees, Special reservations, Persons with Disabilities and Management Quota, the remaining Government seats for each course in Govt./Aided/KAU/KVASU/KUFOS Colleges will be distributed as per the mandatory reservation principle as contemplated in G.O. (P) 208/66/Edn. Dated 2.5.1966, G.O.(Ms)No.95/08/SCSTDD Dated 06.10.2008, GO(Ms) No. 10/2014/BCDD Dated 23.05.2014 and as modified from time to time.

The percentage break-up of seats as per mandatory reservation is as follows:

  • State Merit (SM) - 60%
  • Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) - 30%
    1. Ezhava (EZ) - 9%
    2. Muslim (MU) - 8%
    3. Other Backward Hindu (BH) - 3%
    4. Latin Catholic and Anglo Indian (LA) - 3%
    5. Dheevara and related communities (DV) - 2%
    6. Viswakarma and related communities (VK) - 2%
    7. Kusavan and related communities (KN) - 1%
    8. Other Backward Christian (BX) - 1%
    9. Kudumbi (KU) - 1%
  • Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes - 10%
    1. Scheduled Castes (SC) - 8%
    2. Scheduled Tribes (ST) - 2%
Note
  1. As per GO(Ms) No. 46/2015/SCSTDD dated: 23.06.2015, the reservation pattern in Govt. Medical College, Palakkad (Institute of Integrated Medical Sciences, Palakkad) will be as follows: Scheduled Caste - 70%, Scheduled Tribe - 2%, General Merit – 13% and All India Quota- 15%.
  2. As per GO(Rt.)No. 1621/2017/H&FWD dated 08.06.2017, The reservation pattern in Government Medical College, Kollam will be as follows: State Quota-50%, Wards of Insured Persons under Employees State Insurance Corporation-35% (Not allotted by CEE), All India Quota-15%.

    The total number of seats available for the different courses will be published prior to the commencement of CAP-2019.

    Admission to all the Government seats except the seats reserved for All India Quota for MBBS/BDS Courses and Nominees will be made on the basis of respective rank lists/inter-se merit as may be applicable.

    The number of seats earmarked for various categories for the different courses in Government and Aided Colleges will be finalised before CAP-2019.

1. KEAM Reservation for Nominees 2019

KEAM 2019 Government of India Nominees Reservation - CEE Kerala follows a set of reservation policies. Refer here for details on Government of India Nominees Reservation.

Reservation for Nominees are nothing but the seats set apart for the nominees of the Government of India, Union Territories or other States for the various courses.

The following points are to be considered for reservation for Nominees in KEAM reservation in Government/Aided/KAU/KVASU/KUFOS college

Reservation for Government of India Nominees

A share of allotment is given to the people of the state in KEAM 2019

  • Nominee for Central Government: The seats reserved under All India Quota for MBBS and BDS Courses in Government Medical/Dental Colleges will be allotted by the Director General of Health Services, New Delhi, on the basis of the rank obtained in the NEET-UG conducted by the CBSE, New Delhi.
  • Nominee from Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar Island: Seats are reserved for the candidates of Kerala origin settled in the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Nominations to these seats will be made by the Administration of that Union Territory and the candidates must possess the requisite qualifications.
  • Nominee from Lakshadweep: Seats are reserved for the candidates of Kerala origin settled in Lakshadeep. The candidates should be sponsored by the Administration of that Union Territory and must possess the requisite qualifications
  • Nominee from Jammu and Kashmir: One seat(1) for MBBS will be reserved in a Govt. Medical College (by rotation every year in the order TVM, ALP, KTM, TCM, KKM, MLP and CMC) for a nominee from Jammu & Kashmir. Candidate to this seat should be sponsored by the Government of Jammu and Kashmir through the Higher Education Secretary of the State.

This year, the seat will be reserved in Government Medical College, Manjeri.

Medical course seats under All India quota, Nominees and Special reservation category

KEAM 2019 Government of India Nominees Reservation Seats Availability

2. KEAM Reservation for person with Disability 2019

KEAM 2019 PwD Reservation - CEE Kerala follows a set of reservation policies. Refer here for details on PwD Reservation, Certificate format and more.

KEAM allots 3% of seats for PwD candidates in the State for allotment from the State rank lists are reserved for candidates with disabilities for all courses in Govt./Aided Colleges. Candidates who have a minimum of 40% disability alone will be eligible to apply for this quota. Candidates seeking admission to Medical Courses (except BHMS), will have to satisfy the eligibility criteria prescribed by the Medical Council of India for ‘Persons with Disabilities’.

Reservation for person with Disability

  1. 3 % of seats are available in all the institutions for the person with a disability. The disability should not be less than 40 % and that there has to be a certificate issued in line with the guidelines by the Kerala government.
  2. Candidates seeking admission to Medical Courses (except BHMS), will have to satisfy the eligibility criteria prescribed by the Medical Council of India for “Persons with Disabilities”.
  3. The “Visually handicapped”, “Hearing disabled” and “Locomotors disabled” involving upper limb are not eligible for admission to the Medical courses.
  4. Candidates with “Locomotors disability” of lower limb between 50% and 70% would be allowed the benefit of reservation under the Disability Act for admission to the Medical courses. Blind (including colour blind), deaf and/or dumb candidates shall not be eligible for admission to the BHMS course as per Central Council of Homoeopathy Guidelines.
Certificate to be submitted

For claiming reservation under this category for MBBS/BDS/BAMS/BHMS/BVSc. & AH/ BSc. (Hons.) Agri., BFSc. (Fisheries), Engineering and Architecture courses, a self attested copy of the certificate of disability from the District Medical Board certifying the percentage of degree of disability has to be attached along with the printout of the application.

3. KEAM Mandatory Reservation 2019

KEAM 2019 Mandatory Reservation - CEE Kerala follows a set of reservation policies. Refer here for details on Mandatory Reservation. Percentage of seats and certificate formats.

Leaving the seats set apart for All India Quota, Government of India Nominees, Special reservations, Persons with Disabilities and Management Quota, all the remaining Government seats for each course in Govt./Aided/KAU/KVASU/KUFOS Colleges will be distributed under the Mandatory reservation principle.

Details on the Reservation of seats

The percentage break-up of seats for various Categories and Sub-categories as per mandatory reservation is as follows:

Category Sub-Categories Reservation of Seats
State Merit (SM) -- 60%
Socially and Educationally Backward -- 30%
Classes (SEBC) Ezhava (EZ) 9%
Muslim (MU) 8%
Other Backward Hindu (BH 3%
Latin Catholic and Anglo Indian 3%
Dheevara and related communities (DV) 2%
Viswakarma and related communities (VK) 2%
Kusavan and related communities (KN) 1%
Other Backward Christian (BX) 1%
Kudumbi (KU) 1%
Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes Scheduled caste and Scheduled tribe 10%
Scheduled Castes (SC) 8%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) 2%
Note
  1. Candidates claiming reservation, must submit a self-attested copy under the scheme which is issued not older than 3 months from the date of recruitment. And should have a copy of application printout. For other courses, a simple certificate indicating the degree of disability will work.
  2. The reservation pattern in Govt. Medical College, Palakkad (Institute of Integrated Medical Sciences, Palakkad) will be as follows: Scheduled Caste - 70%, Scheduled Tribe - 2%, General Merit – 13% and All India Quota- 15%.
  3. The reservation pattern in Government Medical College, Kollam will be as follows: State Quota-50%, Wards of Insured Persons under Employees State Insurance Corporation-35% (Not allotted by CEE), All India Quota-15%.

4. KEAM Special Reservation 2019

The seats reserved for certain specific categories, for different courses come under Special Reservation. Only candidates belonging to ‘Keralite’ category are eligible for claiming seats under Mandatory quota in Government/Aided Colleges, and Special reservation quota unless otherwise specified.

Who is a Keralite?

A candidate of Kerala origin will be categorised as a ‘Keralite’. Children of All India Service (AIS) officers (Non-Keralites) allotted to Kerala cadre are deemed to be ‘Keralites’ as per G.O. (Rt) No. 822/08/H. Edn. dated 29/05/2008.

Special Reservation: These are the seats reserved for certain specific categories, for different courses.

  1. In the case of special reservation seats earmarked for MBBS & BDS courses, which are filled on the basis of the Kerala State Rank List of NEET-UG 2019 prepared by the CEE, only those candidates satisfying the eligibility conditions will be considered.
  2. In the case of candidates whose admissions are governed by inter-se merit list, only those candidates who figure in the Kerala State Rank List of NEET-UG 2019 as stipulated in prepara will be considered while preparing the inter-se merit list for admission to MBBS/BDS courses.
  3. All the candidates seeking admission under the ‘Special Reservation Categories’ will have to appear for the Entrance Examination concerned and find place in the respective rank list. In case the admissions are based on inter-se merit list, only those candidates who have been included in the respective rank lists will be considered for preparing the inter-se merit list.

Claims for special reservation

Ex-servicemen Quota (XS): Candidates should produce along with the printout of the application, a certificate given below obtained not earlier than six months from the last date of application from the military authorities or State/Zilla Sainik Welfare Officer to the effect that he/she is the son/daughter of ex-serviceman or an ex-serviceman himself/herself.

Note

The certificate should clearly show that the benefit of reservation has not been granted earlier to any member in the family. In the absence of the certificate, the claim will not be considered.

Certificate format for Special Reservation under Ex-servicemen Quota (XS)

KEAM 2019 Ex-servicemen Quota Reservation Certificate

Dependent of Defence Personnel Killed / Missing / Disabled in action (DK):

  1. This benefit will be available to one person only from the family concerned in respect of each defence person killed in action/missing in action/disabled either during war hostilities or in peace time circumstances of which are identical to activities during operational engagements.
  2. Candidate claiming this reservation should invariably produce a certificate given below along with the printout of the application, obtained not earlier than six months from the last date of application from the Military Authorities/Zilla Sainik Welfare Officer to the effect that he/she is the son/daughter/widow of the defence person who was killed in action or missing in action or disabled in action.
  3. In the case of disabled personnel, the certificate should specify that the concerned person was/is in receipt of disability pension. The certificate should clearly show that the benefit of reservation has not been granted earlier to any member in the family. In the absence of the certificate, the claim will not be considered.
Note
  1. If no suitable candidate under this category is available for the concession, as per the existing order/rules, the seats reserved for them will be given to the son/daughter/widow of the defence personnel who died in harness (HR), They should produce certificate in given below along with the printout of the application obtained not earlier than six months from the last date of application from Military Authority/Zilla Sainik Welfare Officer to the effect that the defence personnel had died while in service. The certificate should clearly show that the benefit of reservation has not been granted earlier to any member in the family. In the absence of the certificate, the claim will not be considered.
  2. If there are still no suitable candidates under this category, the seats reserved for the children/widow of defence personnel killed in action/missing in action/disabled will be given to children of Serving Defence personnel or in their absence to ex-servicemen/ children of ex-servicemen.

Certificate format for Special Reservation under Defence Personnel Killed / Missing / Disabled in action (DK) and Died in Harness (HR)

KEAM 2019 Defence Personnel Killed / Missing / Disabled in action (DK) and Died in Harness (HR) Reservation Certificate

Serving Defence Personnel (SD): Seats are reserved for sons/daughters of serving defence personnel from Kerala for admission to Engineering/Medical/Agricultural/Veterinary Courses.

  1. Candidates seeking reservation under this category should produce a certificate given below along with the printout of the application obtained not earlier than six months from the last date of application from the Officer Commanding to the effect that the candidate is the son/daughter of serving defence personnel, with details of the station where he/she works at present. Certificate obtained for other purposes will not be considered.

Certificate format for Special Reservation under Serving Defence Personnel (SD) and Para Military force Personnel (RP)

KEAM 2019 Serving Defence Personnel Reservation Certificate

CRPF (RP): Sons/daughters of personnel serving in Para Military Forces/Dependent of Paramilitary Personnel Killed/Missed/Disabled in Action including CRPF, BSF, CISF, ITBSF etc., can claim this reservation .

  1. Candidates seeking admission under this category should produce a certificate given below along with the printout of the application obtained from the Officer Commanding under whom they are serving/were serving to that effect. The certificate should have been obtained not earlier than six months from the last date for receipt of application in the Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations. The purpose of issue should be shown clearly and the certificate issued for other purposes are not acceptable in any case.

Jewish (JW) Quota (For MBBS/BDS courses): One seat each will be reserved for Jewish community for admission to MBBS and BDS.

  1. The selection will be on the basis of the Kerala State Rank List of NEET-UG 2019 prepared by the CEE.
  2. The candidate claiming reservation under the Jewish community quota should obtain, in the prescribed format, a certificate from the Village Officer/Tahsildar to the effect that he/she belongs to Jewish community.
  3. Such candidates need not produce the income certificate for claiming reservation under this quota. However such candidates desirous of being considered for any fee concession/ scholarship/ any other benefits, based on annual family income should produce Income Certificate from concerned Village Officer, along with the Printout of the application itself.
Note

In case candidates from the Jewish community are unavailable, the seat will merge with the Mandatory reservation quota.

Degree holders in MBBS, BHMS/Diploma holders in Homoeopathy (OA) (For BAMS course) : One seat in BAMS course will be reserved for the candidates having MBBS Degree/DHMS/ BHMS Degree recognised by any one of the Universities in Kerala, subject to the eligibility conditions.

  1. Admission to the course is based on the Kerala State Rank List of NEET-UG 2019 prepared by the CEE.
  2. The candidates should produce attested copies of MBBS degree/BHMS degree/DHMS certificate, as the case may be, to prove eligibility. Copies of Internship certificate and registration certificate should also be produced in support of the claim along with the printout of the application.

Special reservation seats in Ayurveda Medical college

KEAM 2019 BAMS(Ayurveda) Course Seats Reservation Certificate

Degree / Diploma holders in Ayurveda (DA) (For MBBS course): Seven seats are reserved for Degree/Diploma holders in Ayurveda recognized by any of the Universities in Kerala for MBBS course subject to the eligibility conditions.

  • Admission will be given to both Degree/Diploma holders without discrimination, on the basis of the Kerala State Rank List of NEET-UG 2019
  • Candidates should produce copies of
    1. Degree/Diploma certificate
    2. Internship certificate,
    3. Registration certificate, in support of the claim along with the printout of the application.

Degree/Diploma holders in Homoeopathy (DH) (For MBBS course): Four seats in the MBBS course are reserved for holders of Degree/Diploma in Homoeopathy recognised by the Government under the schedule to the T.C. Medical Practitioners' Act, 1953 subject to the eligibility conditions.

  1. Admission will be given to both the Degree/Diploma holders without discrimination, on the basis of the Kerala State Rank List of NEET-UG 2019 prepared by the CEE.

Candidates should produce copies

  • Degree/Diploma certificate,
  • Internship certificate,
  • Registration certificate in support of the claim, along with the printout of the application.

Reservation of seats for Medical Courses under All India Quota, Nominees and Special reservation

KEAM 2019 Seats under All India Quota, Nominees & Special Reservation Categories

Degree Holders in MBBS/BAMS/BVSc & AH/ BSc (Hons) Agri/ BFSc/ BSc(Hons) Forestry (OH) (For BHMS Course): One seat in BHMS Course will be reserved for the candidates having 7 MBBS/BAMS/BVSc.& AH/BSc.(Hon.) Agri./BFSc./BSc.(Hon.) Forestry Degree recognised by any of the Universities in Kerala. Admission will be given on the basis of the Kerala State Rank List of NEET-UG 2019 prepared by the CEE and subjected to the eligibility conditions.

Candidates should attach with the printout of the application, copy of the Degree certificate and if the degree has been taken from outside the State, an eligibility/equivalency certificate of the degree from any of the Universities in Kerala, should also be attached with the printout of the application.

Nurse-Allopathy (NQ): One seat under this quota for MBBS course is reserved for Nurses (Allopathy) in regular service under Government of Kerala. Candidates should attach a Service Certificate given below from the Head of Office, stating that the candidate is a Regular Employee in the State Government Service. Admission will be given on the basis of the Kerala State Rank List of NEET-UG 2019 prepared by the CEE and subjected to the eligibility conditions.

The candidate should also attach a Registration Certificate issued by the Kerala Nurses & Midwives Council. The candidates who have undergone Nursing Course outside the State should obtain the Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of respective State. The certificates should be attached along with the printout of the application.

Nurse/Pharmacist-Homoeopathy (NH): In the case of BHMS course one seat is reserved for Nurses/Pharmacist(Homoeo) and such candidate should have passed the Higher Secondary or equivalent examination in addition to the Government recognised course in Nursing/ Pharmacy (Homoeo). Admission will be given on the basis of the Kerala State Rank List of NEET-UG 2019 prepared by the CEE. Candidate should attach a service certificate given below obtained from the Head of the Office in Kerala stating that he/she is a regular employee in Government service working as Nurse/Pharmacist (Homoeo).

Nurse-Ayurveda (NY): In the case of BAMS course one seat is reserved for Nurses (Ayurveda) and such candidate should have passed the Higher Secondary or equivalent examination. Admission will be given on the basis of the Kerala State Rank List of NEET-UG 2019 prepared by the CEE. Candidate should attach a service certificate given below obtained from the Head of the Office in Kerala, stating that he/she is a regular employee in Government service working as Nurse (Ayurveda).

Profarma to claim Reservation for candidates in Government service

KEAM 2019 Reservation Service Certificate for NY/NH/NQ

Seat Distribution for various courses

Required Qualification Course No of Seats
Degree holders in MBBS, BHMS/Diploma holders in Homoeopathy (OA) BAMS 1
Degree / Diploma holders in Ayurveda (DA) Seven seats MBBS 7
Degree/Diploma holders in Homoeopathy (DH) MBBS 4
Degree Holders in MBBS/BAMS/BVSc & AH/ BSc (Hons) Agri/ BFSc/ BSc(Hons) Forestry (OH) BHMS 1
Nurse-Allopathy (NQ) MBBS 1
Nurse/Pharmacist-Homoeopathy (NH) BHMS 1
Nurse-Ayurveda (NY) BAMS 1

Children of Agriculturists for BSc.(Hons.) Agri. and BVSc. & AH Courses (CA): An agriculturist should be a person whose main source of income is derived from the agricultural sources including agricultural labour. The parent or guardian of the student shall not be an assessee of Income Tax. The non-agricultural income of the parents or guardian should not be more than Rs.12000/- per annum. The Agricultural income and non agricultural income of the parent/guardian of the applicant should specifically be mentioned in the income certificate issued by the competent authority not below the rank of Village Officer of the Revenue Department in the prescribed format. along with the printout of the application for KEAM-2019.

Children of Farm Labourers of KAU for BSc.(Hons.) Agri., B.Sc (Hons) Forestry Courses (LG), BVSc&AH course under KVASU (LV), BFSc course under KUFOS (LF):Candidates seeking reservation under the quota for children of farm labourers of Kerala Agricultural University/Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University/Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies should furnish a certificate along with the printout of the application obtained from the Officer concerned in charge of the farm of the Kerala Agricultural University/ Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University/Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies to that effect

The seats under this quota in BSc.(Hons.) Agri. and B.Sc (Hons) Forestry Courses are reserved for Children of Farm Labourers of KAU. The seats under this quota in BVSc & AH course is reserved for Children of Farm Labourers of KVASU. The seats under this quota in BFSc course is reserved for Children of Farm Labourers of KUFOS.

Note

The term ‘farm labourers’ will mean permanent labourers only.

Children of Fishermen for BFSc. Course (CF): Fishermen are those whose profession is fishing and their main source of income is from fishing. Candidates seeking admission under the quota for children of fishermen should be son/daughter/dependent of a fisherman.

  1. The applicant under this quota should produce a dependency certificate stating that he/she is son/daughter/dependent of the fisherman and also to submit an income certificate stating that the annual family income of the applicant is not more than Rs.6 lakhs.
  2. Dependants are the son/daughter/brother/sister of fishermen.

Income Certificate format for Agriculturist (CA) and Fishermen (CF)

KEAM 2019 Reservation Income Certificate for Children of Agriculturists

Scouts and Guides for Engineering Courses (SG): Two seats are reserved for Rashtrapathi Scouts and Guides for Engineering courses. Candidates seeking reservation under this quota should attach copy of the Rashtrapathi Guide Certificate signed by the President of India. In the absence of this Certificate, Specimen Certificate signed by the Director of Public Instructions (DPI), Kerala and the State Secretary, Kerala State Bharat Scouts and Guides, will be considered.

Agricultural Assistants (AG) / VHSE (Agri.) Holders (VA) / Diploma Holders in Agricultural Science (DG) [For Agricultural courses only]: Candidates, who claim the seats reserved for Agricultural Assistants should submit their applications to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, through their Heads of Offices with recommendation. They have to send a photocopy of the application with attested copies of all certificates to the Registrar, Kerala Agricultural University, Main Campus, Vellanikkara, Thrissur-680656 also. Candidates who claim the seats reserved for Agricultural Assistants shall produce their relieving certificate on the date of admission. Candidates who claim the seats reserved for Diploma holders in Agricultural Science (DG)/ VHSE (Agri) holders (VA) shall send their application to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations along with the attested copy of Diploma certificate in Agricultural Science/VHSE (Agri) Certificate.

The allotment to the seats reserved for Diploma holders in Agricultural Science (DG)/VHSE (Agri) holders (VA) shall be based on the rank list for the Medical & Allied courses prepared by the CEE on the basis of NEET-UG 2019 rank list. To claim the seats for BSc. (Hons) Agri. Course reserved for Agricultural Assistants (AG)/Diploma Holders in Agricultural Science (DG)/VHSE (Agri) holders (VA), the candidates must take the NEET-UG 2019.

Live Stock Inspectors (LS)/Farm Assistant (Vety.) (FV)/Dairy Farm Instructors (DF) [For Veterinary courses only]: Candidates, who claim the seats reserved for Live Stock Inspectors/Farm Assistant (Vety)/Dairy Farm Instructors should submit their applications to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, through their Heads of Offices with recommendation. They have to send a photocopy of the application with attested copies of all certificates to the Registrar, Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Pookot, Lakkidi P O, Wayanad-673 576 also. Such candidates shall produce their relieving certificate on the date of admission.

Note
  1. Two seats are reserved for Livestock Inspector and one seat is reserved for Farm Assistant (Vety.) for BVSc. & AH Course. If candidates are not available to any one of these categories during a year, the same will be allotted to the other category.
  2. A total number of 17 seats are reserved for BSc.(Hons.) Agri. course as follows. Agricultural Assistants (5 seats), VHSE (Agri.) Holders (6 seats) and Diploma Holders in Agricultural Science (6 seats). If candidates are not available in any one of these categories, the seats will be filled up from the General Quota.
  3. Two seats will be reserved for Dairy Farm Instructors of Dairy Development Department for B.Tech. (Dairy Technology).
  4. If candidates as per note (i), (ii) and (iii) are not available, the seats will be filled up from the General Quota.

Sports Quota (SP): Candidates who claim reservation under Sports Quota shall fulfil their eligibility based on the norms of Kerala State Sports Council prior to submission of application, for the seats. The candidate should forward the original application to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, and a photocopy of the application to the Secretary, Kerala State Sports Council, Thiruvananthapuram-695001.

The Sports Council will allot marks to the candidates according to their proficiency in sports. The maximum marks for proficiency is 500.

  1. The Sports Council Authorities will collect the Roll Number from the candidates and furnish it in the proficiency mark list for sports.
  2. The mark list of candidates under ‘Individual Events’ and ‘Team Events’ should be prepared separately and forwarded to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations
  3. In the case of candidates seeking admission to Medical/Agriculture/Veterinary/Fisheries courses, the marks out of 500 awarded to the candidates for proficiency in sports will be added to the marks obtained by the respective candidates in the NEET-UG 2019 (provided they are ranked in the NEET-UG 2019), computed out of 500.
  4. In the case of candidates seeking admission to Engineering/B.Pharm courses, the marks out of 500 awarded to the candidates for proficiency in sports will be added to the marks arrived at, for the preparation of Engineering/B.Pharm rank list, computed out of 500. So, the candidates would be eligible for a maximum index mark of 1000.
  5. The merit list of individual and team events will be prepared on the basis of inter-se merit of the candidates computed as above and will be published separately.
  6. At the time of preparation of the inter-se merit list under sports quota, if there is any tie in the total marks, it will be resolved in such a way that the candidate getting higher Engineering rank or B.Pharm rank or NEET-UG rank, as the case may be, will be placed higher in the ranking.
  7. The seats under Sports quota will be filled up by giving equal representation to both individual and team events.
  8. The principle adopted will be 1:1 which will be implemented by allotting seats alternatively between individual event and team event.
  9. The allotment will start with the event, whether individual or team, to which a candidate secures the highest index mark from among the candidates considered exclusively for Sports Quota reservation seats.
  10. This principle will be followed for allotment of seats in Engineering/B.Pharm/ Medical/Agriculture/Veterinary/Fisheries courses. If there is any vacancy in the 50% seats reserved for individual events/team events, the seats shall be filled up by candidates from the other category.

Revised criteria for allotting grace marks:

Government of Kerala has revised criteria for allotting grace marks. View the PDF below for information on Priority Number, Order of priority for selection of candidates and Marks in 100.

Revised criteria for allotting grace marks

NCC Quota (CC):The candidates seeking admission under the NCC quota should forward the original application to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, and a photocopy of the application to the Deputy Director General, NCC (Kerala), PB No.2212, Thiruvananthapuram695010 through the respective NCC Unit Officers where the candidates have been enrolled as cadets, before the last date for submission of application.

The seats under NCC Quota for admission to Professional Degree Courses are restricted only to the NCC Cadets who are studying within the State of Kerala. The State level committee, on the basis of the norms approved by the Government, will award candidates, marks according to their proficiency in NCC. The maximum marks for proficiency will be 500. The NCC authorities will collect the Roll Number of the candidates in the Entrance Examinations from the respective candidates and furnish the Roll Numbers in the mark list. The Deputy Director General, NCC, will forward the list of candidates with their marks to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations

In the case of candidates seeking admission to Medical/Agriculture/Veterinary/Fisheries courses, the marks out of 500 awarded to the candidates for proficiency in NCC will be added to the marks obtained by the respective candidates in the NEET-UG 2019 (provided they are ranked in the NEET-UG 2019), computed out of 500.

In the case of candidates seeking admission to Engineering/B.Pharm courses, the marks out of 500 awarded to the candidates for proficiency in NCC will be added to the marks arrived at, for the preparation of Engineering/B.Pharm rank list, computed out of 500. In the case of Architecture course, the marks out of 500 awarded to the candidates for proficiency in NCC will be added to the marks considered for preparing the Architecture rank list computed out of 500. So the candidates would be eligible for a maximum of 1000 marks. The merit list would be prepared on the basis of inter-se merit of the candidate computed as above.

At the time of preparation of the inter-se merit list under NCC Quota, if there is any tie in the total marks, it will be resolved in such a way that the candidate getting higher Engineering rank or B.Pharm rank or NEET-UG rank, as the case may be, will be placed higher in the ranking.

Claim for reservation under Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes Quota:

  • Candidates claiming reservation under Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes quota should obtain the caste/community certificate from the Tahsildar concerned, in the proforma given in the application specifically meant for them. SC/ST caste status of children, whose parents contracted Inter-caste marriage, will be subject to the orders/clarification.
  • As per G.O.(MS)No.109/2008/SCSTDD, dated 20.11.2008, the children born of inter-caste married couple of which one of the parents is SC/ST can claim the status of SC/ST on proof of the conditions of acceptance, customary traits and tenets under which such children are brought up.
  • The competent authority issuing SC/ST community certificate to children born of inter-caste married couple, of which one of the parents is SC/ST, should ensure that the claimant is subjected to same social disabilities and also following the same customs and traditions and the community has accepted that person to its fold as such.
  • The authority to issue caste certificate should also ensure that:
    1. Each case shall be examined individually in the light of the existing facts and circumstances.
    2. The applicant has suffered disabilities – socially, economically and educationally.
    3. The society has accepted the claimant to their original fold as one among them and is living in the same social tenet.
  • Christian converts who have subsequently embraced Hinduism should produce caste/ community certificate in the proforma given in the application. The following certificate should also be got recorded by the Revenue Official, below the certificate, "The certificate is issued after observing the guidelines issued in the Government Circular No. 18421/E2/ SCSTDD dated 15.12.1987".
  • The applications for the reserved seats of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes candidates which do not contain SC/ST certificate (community certificate) from the Tahsildar in the prescribed format provided along with the printout of the application will not be considered on any account for claiming community reservation against the seat reserved for SC/ST candidates [vide G.O. (Ms) 31/90/SCSTDD dated 25.05.1990]. The community certificate should clearly specify that the candidate himself/herself (not the father or mother) belongs to the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes. The Community Certificates obtained as per G.O. (Ms) No.136/07/RD, dated 27.04.2007 will be accepted. The candidates who are reconverted to Hinduism from Christianity of Scheduled caste origin should produce community certificate from the Tahsildar concerned along with a copy of Gazette Notification regarding re-conversion.
  • The claims for reservation under Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes quota will also be subject to verification and clearance by the Screening Committee constituted for the purpose by the Government vide G.O. (P) No.19/2002/SCSTDD dated 20.04.2002 and as authorised by Section 6 of the Kerala (Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) Regulation of Issue of Community Certificates Act, 1996 (Act 11 of 1996) and G.O(P)No.15/2011/SCSTDD dated 01.02.2011.
  • The SC/ST claims in respect of those who have migrated from one State to another will be subject to the provisions of G.O. (MS) No.10/86/SCSTDD dated 12.02.1986. Only the children of those who had migrated to this State before the promulgation of the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order 1950 and the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order 1950, and who ordinarily reside in this State can claim SC/ST benefits from the State of Kerala.
Note

Those who produce false SC/ST Certificate for claiming reservation under SC/ST quota such Candidates and their parents who make such applications are warned that in addition to prosecution they will have to suffer the following consequences, in case the SC/ST certificate produced is found to be false and the candidate does not belong to any SC/ST communities.

"Benefits secured on the basis of false community certificates will be withdrawn.

  1. Whoever not being a person belonging to any of the Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes secures admission in any educational institution against a seat reserved for such castes or tribes or secures any appointment in the Government, Government Undertakings, Local Authority or in any other Company or Corporation owned or controlled by the Government or in any aided institution against a post reserved for such castes or tribes or enjoys any other benefits intended exclusively for such castes or tribes by producing a false community certificate shall, on cancellation of the false community certificate, be removed by cancelling the irregular admission in the concerned educational institution, or as the case may be, removed from the said service forthwith and any benefit enjoyed by him as aforesaid shall be withdrawn forthwith.
  2. Any amount paid to such person by the Government or any other agency by way of scholarship, grant, allowance, stipend or any other financial benefit shall be recovered as if it is arrears of public revenue due on land.
  3. Any degree, diploma or any other educational qualifications acquired by such person after securing admission in any educational institution on the basis of a false community certificate shall also stand cancelled on cancellation of the community certificate obtained by him."

Claim of OEC candidates against the un-availed seats of SC/ST candidates: Other Eligible Community (OEC) candidates are eligible for the un-availed seats, if any, under SC/ST quota, as per GO(P) No. 135/87/H.Edn dated 06.05.1987. They should specify their 13 KEAM-2019, © CEE, TVM community status in the application. Such candidates should furnish “Non-Creamy Layer” Certificate obtained from the Village Officer concerned in the proforma available along with the printout of the application.

5. KEAM Reservation of Courses 2019

KEAM 2019 Different course Reservation - CEE Kerala follows a set of reservation policies. Refer here for details on Different course Reservation, the seat intake and other details.

Reservation for Medical (MBBS/BDS) courses come under All India Quota, where CEE reserves 15% of seats as per the recent norms and regulations set by Supreme court. The seats reserved under All India Quota for MBBS and BDS Courses in Government Medical/Dental Colleges will be allotted by the Director General of Health Services, New Delhi, on the basis of the rank obtained in the NEET-UG conducted by the CBSE, New Delhi.

  • Reservation of seats in All India Quota for MBBS/BDS courses:
    1. ? 15% of the total seats in MBBS/BDS courses are filled as per the guidelines stated by Director General of Health services, Government of India. The 15% reservation will be given depending upon the reservation standard set up by the Supreme Court and also the rank and the marks the candidate has obtained in the ALL India Medical Pre-test.
    2. ? The seats reserved under All India Quota for MBBS and BDS Courses in Government Medical/Dental Colleges will be allotted by the Director General of Health Services, New Delhi, on the basis of the rank obtained in the NEET-UG conducted by the CBSE, New Delhi.

    Details of seats for MBBS/BDS courses are given below

    KEAM 2019 Seats Under All Quota Reservation Categories for MBBS/BDS Courses

  • Reservation of seats for Engineering Courses [B.Tech.] : The number of seats reserved for Government of India Nominees, Reciprocal quota and Special reservation categories is given below

    Details of seats for B.Tech course is given below

    KEAM 2019 Seats Under Special Reservation Categories for Engineering Courses[B.Tech.]

    KEAM 2019 Seats Under Special Reservation Categories for Engineering Courses[B.Tech.]

  • Reservation of seats for BAMS Course : The number of seats reserved under nominees and special reservation categories are given in below.

    Details of seats for BAMS course is given below

    KEAM 2019 Seats Under Special Reservation Categories for BAMS(Ayurveda) Courses

    In the case of Foreign students given by ICCR, the ICCR should inform those application details before 45 days from the cutoff date of BAMS course fixed by Central AYUSH Ministry.

  • Reservation of seats for B.Arch. Course : The number of seats reserved for Government of India Nominees and B.Arch. Course categories is given below.

    Details of seats for B.Arch course is given below

    KEAM 2019 Seats Under Special Reservation Categories for Bachelor of Architecture(B.Arch.) Courses

    KEAM 2019 Seats Under Special Reservation Categories for Bachelor of Architecture(B.Arch.) Courses

  • Reservation of seats for BHMS Course : The number of seats reserved under nominees and BHMS Course categories are given below.

    Details of seats for BHMS course is given below

    KEAM 2019 Seats Under Special Reservation Categories for BHMS(Homoeopathy) Courses

  • Reservation of seats for B.Pharm course: The number of seats reserved for Government of India nominee and Special Reservation categories in B.Pharm Course is given below.

    Details of seats for B.Pharm course is given below

    KEAM 2019 Seats Under Special Reservation Categories for Bachelor of Pharmacy(B.Pharm) Courses

  • Reservation in Self financing Colleges: The reservation of seats in Self-financing Colleges run by institutions under Govt. control and Private Self-financing colleges will be notified separately. Such seats, if any, will not be shifted to Government/Aided colleges under any circumstance.
  • Reservation of seats for Courses under the Kerala Agricultural University : [BSc. (Hons.) Agri., BSc. (Hons.) Forestry, B.Tech. (Agri. Engg.), B.Tech. (Food Engg. & Tech)],
  • Kerala Veterinary & Animal Sciences University : [BVSc & AH, B.Tech. (Dairy Technology.) and B.Tech (Food Technology)],
  • Kerala University of Fisheries & Ocean Studies : BFSc, B.Tech (Food Technology).
  • The number of seats reserved for the various special reservation categories is given in below.
  • The seats available for Agriculture, Veterinary and Fisheries courses will be filled only with the concerned category of candidates. If students are not available in the respective category, the seats will be filled from the General quota.
  • One seat is reserved for Jewish Community, for one of the courses on rotation basis in the order of BSc. (Hons.) Agri., BVSc & AH, BSc. (Hons.) Forestry, B.Tech. (Agri. Engg.) and B. Tech. (Dairy Technology). This year the seat is reserved in B.Tech. (Agri. Engg.)Course. One seat is reserved for Jewish Community, for BFSc Course.

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