KEAM Medical 2016 Eligibility Criteria
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KEAM Medical 2016 will continue to be gateway for admission to state medical colleges in the admission year 2016. The exam, which earlier stood cancelled as per the Supreme Court order on May 9, 2016again comes into effect after the Centre brought an ordinance on NEETwhich put state entrance tests out of NEET ambit for 2016 admission year. However, NEET phase 2, applicable for admissions to 15 per cent all India quota in government colleges; and private and deemed institutions, is still open for all.  Read important articles on NEET 2016 from the links given below.

 

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KEAM Medical 2016 Eligibility Criteria: Candidates who wish to apply for KEAM Medical 2016 must fulfill the eligibility criteria as declared by the exam conducting authority, i.e. Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE), Government of Kerala. KEAM Medical 2016 is a gateway exam for seeking admissions to as many as 1,895 MBBS and 840 BDS seats in participating Medical and Dental colleges of Kerala.

Candidates applying for KEAM Medical 2016 are advised to read the below mentioned eligibility criteria thoroughly. KEAM Medical 2016 is scheduled to be conducted on April 27 and 28, 2016. The application forms is released on January 3, 2016.

 

Important highlights of KEAM Medical Eligibility 2016 are as follows:

Age:

  • Candidates should have completed 17 years of age as on December 31, 2016

  • There is no upper age to appear in KEAM Medical 2016

  • No relaxation in the minimum age for any category is allowed

Nativity:

  • Candidates with Indian citizenship are eligible to apply for the KEAM Medical exam

  • Candidates of Indian Origin (PIO) or Overseas citizens of India (OCI) will be considered for admissions under General Category

To prove the nativity of any candidate as Keralite of Indian citizen have to produce any one of the following certificate:

  • School leaving character certificate of the candidate showing the place of birth in Kerala

Or

  • School leaving character certificate of the either of the parent showing the place of birth

Or

  • Relevant page of the passport of the candidate, issued by government of India, showing place of birth in Kerala or either of the parent of candidate showing place of birth in Kerala

Or

  • Certificate of birth from the competent authority

Or

  • Certificate from the village officer/Tahsildar to show candidate or either of his parent was born in Kerala

Academic Eligibility:

  • Candidates must have passed the Higher Secondary examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education , Kerala or equivalent examination with 50% marks in Biology/Biotechnology separately and 50% marks in PCB  (Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology) together

KEAM Medical 2016 Entrance Examination Eligibility:

  • In order to become eligible for MBBS and BDS admissions in KEAM Medical 2016, candidates must have secured a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Paper 1 and Paper 2

  • Paper 1 is of Chemistry and Physics whereas Paper 2 is of Biology

KEAM Medical 2016 is a pen and paper based examination divided in two papers. The exam will be conducted in two consecutive days, one day for Paper 1 and next for Paper 2. The question booklet for both exams will consist of 120 Multiple Choice Questions.

The result of KEAM Medical 2016 is scheduled to be declared on May 25, 2016. The result will only be declared for those candidates who will score the qualifying marks in entrance examination. The qualifying marks for the unreserved category are 50%, whereas, candidates belonging to reserved categories have to secure a minimum of 40% marks in KEAM Medical 2016.

 

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