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KEAM 2020: Answer Key Released, Results To Be Announced Soon

KEAM 2020: Answer Key Released, Results To Be Announced Soon

Kerala Engineering, Agricultural and Medical Entrance Exam (KEAM) is a state-level exam that is organised by Commission of Entrance Examination (CEE) every year to provide admission to eligible aspirants in BTech programmes at different government and private institutes in the state of Kerala.

Together the marks in standard 12th and score achieved in KEAM 2020 will conclude the eligibility of the candidate for admission. However, some of the seats provided through KEAM 2020 are exclusively for the candidates that belong to reserved category according to the norms of the state government.

KEAM 2020: Highlights

Name of the Examination

Kerala Engineering Agricultural Medical Entrance Exam

Frequency of Conduct

Once a year

Mode of the Exam

Offline

Duration of the Exam

2 hours 30 minutes

No. of Applicants

1,83,823

No. of Colleges that accept KEAM score

164 colleges

Official Website

http://www.cee-kerala.org/

Latest Updates

CEE Kerala has published the answer keys for paper 1 and 2 on the official website. The answer keys are downloadable from the official website to facilitate the candidates to calculate their probable score before the declaration of the results. Candidates not satisfied with the answer keys can question the KEAM 2020 answer key by sending their challenges to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations alongside the advocating documents and fee of INR 100/question. The fee will be payable through DD drawn in favour of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations.  

KEAM 2020: Exams and Answer Key Dates

Events

Dates

KEAM Exam Date 2020 

(Engineering)

16-Jul-2020

Paper I: 10 am to 12:30 pm 

Paper-II: 2:30 pm to 5 pm

Release of KEAM 2020 answer key

18-Jul-2020

Challenges can be raised until

25-Jul-2020 (5 pm)

Announcement of Results

To be notified

Declaration of KEAM rank list

To be notified

KEAM 2020 Answer Key 

Steps to download the Answer Key

  • Go to the official portal of KEAM 
  • Click on the Answer Key Link on the page
  • Download the Answer Key according to the paper code
  • Verify the answer as per the answer keys a
  • Calculate the probable score
  • Challenge the Answer Key

Steps to challenge the Answer Key

  • Register yourself on the KEAM objection window- the window is made available on the official website once the answer keys for KEAM are released.
  • Pay the prescribed fee to successfully submit the challenges.
  • Raised objections will be evaluated by the competent committee at CEE
  • The final answer key of KEAM will then be released by the authorities. 
  • The final answer keys can not be revised under any circumstances and the decision will be the final conclusion.

KEAM 2020: Eligibility Criteria

Criteria

Eligibility

Nationality

Indian Citizens including Overseas Citizens of India and Persons of Indian Origin

Age

At Least 17 years of age on December 31, 2020

Qualifying Marks

Minimum score of 50% marks in Mathematics and 50% marks in aggregate in Chemistry and Physics 

Qualification for B.Tech

Qualification in HSC exam of Kerala or its equivalent with at least 50% score in Mathematics or Biology

Relaxation in marks

50% relaxation is available for candidates from the socially backward category

Domicile

Aspirants from Keralite, Non- Kerality Category I (NK I) and Non-Keralite Category-II (NK II) need to present nativity certificate.

KEAM 2020: Exam Pattern

 

Mode of Examination

Offline/Pen-paper based)

Total Number of Papers

2

Types of Questions

Objective (MCQs)

Number of questions per paper

120 (in each paper)

Number of choices per question

5

Marking for correct answer

4

Negative marking for wrong answer

1

Total marks/paper

480 marks/paper

Frequency of the Exam

Once a year

Total sections ( In both papers)

3

Duration for each question paper

2 hours & 30 minutes

Language Medium

English only

KEAM 2020: Question Booklet Layout 

Both the question papers will have 4 versions:

Paper 1 – Physics and Chemistry, Versions: A1, A2, A3 & A4

Paper 2 – Mathematics, Versions: B1, B2, B3 & B4

KEAM 2020: Result

KEAM 2020 Result will be announced online by CEE Kerala, to be accessed by the candidates after entering their login credentials i..e roll number and application number. After the announcement of the result, the KEAM rank list will be published.

KEAM 2020: Counselling 

KEAM 2020 counselling process will begin after the announcement of the merit list which will be publicized on the official website. To participate in the counselling process, one needs to register and choose the programmes and college. Seat Allotment process will be carried out by the Central Allotment Process or CAP where the seats will be allotted based on merit cum preference. Verification of the documents will also take place during the counselling session.

FAQs

What are the steps to check the result of KEAM 2020?

Steps to check the result of KEAM 2020 are as follows:

  • Step 1: Go to the official website of KEAM- www.cee.kerala.gov.in.
  • Step 2: Click on the link that reads ‘KEAM 2020 Candidate Portal’.
  • Step 3: Fill in the login credentials such as Application No., Password and Security Code.
  • Step 4: Click on the link that reads ‘KEAM 2020 Results’.
  • Step 5: The result will be shown on the screen.

When will the answer key of KEAM 2020 be released?

The answer keys of KEAM 2020 have already been released by CEE Kerala for paper 1 and 2 on the official website.

What is the last date to raise challenges against the answer keys?

The last date to raise the challenges against the answer keys of KEAM 2020 is July, 25 2020.

Which are the different programmes offered by CEE in KEAM?

The different programmes offered by CEE in KEAM are: Engineering, Architecture, MBBS, BDS, Ayurveda, Homoeo, Siddha, Unani, Agriculture, Forestry, Veterinary, Fisheries and Pharmacy.

 

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants
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IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

Students participated in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) June 2020 TEE, and December 2019 TEE exam will now be allowed to apply for the xerox copies of answer booklets. Indira Gandhi National Open University has decided to allow the students for the revaluation and re totalling of marks, they scored in these examinations.

The results of IGNOU June 2020 TEE were announced on October 1. With the upcoming facility of issuance of the photocopy of answer booklets, the students who were dissatisfied with their results can apply for the revaluation of marks scored in the term-end examinations and the photocopies of IGNOU TEE answer sheets. 

The application for the same will have to be made online on the official website of the university. Students simply need to go to the IGNOU website and click apply on the designated link. After which, a few details need to be filled, followed by the payment of the application fee and submission of the application form. 

It must be noted that the applications for revaluation and photocopies of IGNOU December 2019 TEE and IGNOU June 2020 TEE of exams comprising MCQ type questions are disallowed. 

According to the statement in the IGNOU revaluation window,  “Reevaluation and copy of Answerscripts is not available for the Following Exam for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type and conducted on OMR sheets.”

Students can apply for and get the photocopies of the answer booklets of IGNOU June TEE and IGNOU December TEE examinations if the answer copy has not been handled for Re-evaluation. Students can either first make an application for the copy of Answer Sheet, followed by an application for Re-evaluation or go for both simultaneously. 


 

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper
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UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

Education expenses of NEET topper Akansha Singh will be paid by Uttar Pradesh Government. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has made an announcement about the disbursement of her graduation expenses. These expenses will include the expenditure of food and lodging during all the academic levels of her graduation.

Akansha Singh lives in Kushinagar district of UP and has achieved 100% score in NEET 2020 exam.  

Though Akansha was given second rank in the examination, she has been declared as top-ranked along with Soyeb Aftab who is native of Odisha state. On the direction of CM Yogi Adityanath, a letter is to be sent by the chief secretary of UP state, to the authorities concerned for the declaration of NEET 2020 ranks to declare Akansha Singh and Soyeb Aftab, both as the first rankers of NEET 2020 examination as they both have scored 720 marks out of maximum score of 720. 

Besides, personal wishes are sent from UP CM to the family members and parents of AKansha Singh, laurelled the top- scorer as an ideal for all the girls. CM Yogi Adityanath appreciated the hard -work she has made and the high perseverance she has maintained throughout her preparation. 

On the other side, Shoyeb Aftab has also created a history with a full score of 720/720 and All India Rank of 1. He is the first-ever candidate to score 100% in NEET examination. From Odisha state also, he is the first student to Top NEET. With this high score, he hopes to get admission in AIIMS New Delhi. 

NEET 2020 comprises a sum of 180 MCQ type questions for a maximum of 720 marks. Qualified candidates who have scored at least or more than NEET 2020 cut-off are considered eligible to participate in the counselling process of NEET 2020. This implies that the candidates with scores more than NTA NEET 2020 cut-off will be eligible for enrollment to state-quota seats India quota (AIQ) seats through NEET 2020 counselling. The NEET 2020 cutoff for students who belong to General Category is 147. The highest number of students who have qualified NEET 2020 are from Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra.

 

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card
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KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association, KPPGCA has released the admit card for KMAT 2020 for the eligible candidates who applied for the examination by filling the application form and paying the prescribed application fee. The admit card has been released via online mode on the official website of KPPGCA on 27th October 2020. 

Successful candidates need to download their admit card from the official website i.e. kmatindia.com. using their login credentials.

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 is an entrance examination that will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) to offer enrollment to the qualified candidates in 189+ AICTE or University accredited Management Schools established in Bangalore and Karnataka. This year, the examination will be conducted on 29th October 2020 for admission to management institutes in the state. 

The exam will take place via online mode, keeping in mind all the precautionary measures amid COVID-19. All the participants must carry along their KMAT Admit Card otherwise the entry to the exam hall is prohibited. Check below the simple steps to download the KMAT 2020 Admit Card. 

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. kmatindia.com.

Step 2: Click on the link that reads KMAT Admit Card 2020.

Step 3: Enter the details asked on the page and download the KMAT 2020 admit card.

Step 4: Save a copy of KMAT Admit Card 2020 for future reference.

KMAT 2020: Official notice

According to the latest official notification on the website, Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 will be conducted throughout the country and in more than 10 cities in Karnataka and Karnataka. Anyone from any part of India or world is allowed to apply for the examination.


 

 

 

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan
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230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

According to an official statement by Raghu Sharma, Rajasthan Health Minister, approval for the additional seats in MBBS in Rajasthan has been granted. 230 additional seats have been green signalled for the MBBS programmes at four medical schools in the state. 50 additional seats will be given to the medical schools in Udaipur and Ajmer. As far as Barmer Medical College is concerned, there will be an increment of 30 seats this year. 

In comparison to last year when there was a total increment of 550 seats, seats added this year are lower. However, if taken together, the total addition in MBBS seats in the last two years reaches 880 in Rajasthan, thereby making a sum of 2830 total MBBS seats in Rajasthan, today. 

The initiation of Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar has also received approval by the National Medical Science Commission. The Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar will be started in the session 2020-21. 

Sikar is a native district and approval of a medical college in Sikar was great news for Govind Singh Dotasara, Congress State President, who expressed extreme joy through a tweet over the approval.

"The much-awaited Sikar Medical College has received the approval of the National Medical Science Commission. It is a result of the strong will power of the Congress government of the state that the Sikar people have got their right, their medical college," a tweet by Mr Dotasara.

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register
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NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

The news highlights the commencement of first round of NEET 2020 Counselling from Tomorrow

The first round of the NEET 2020 Counselling will start from 27th of October 2020 by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The first round of seat allotment under this process will commence from tomorrow. The counselling process will be conducted only for those candidates who have qualified the NEET 2020 exam. Unqualified aspirants will not be able to take part in the same. However, the registration is mandatory for the eligible candidates to participate in the counselling. 

Registration for the first round of seat allotment needs to be done on the official website of MCC - mcc.nic.in. and will remain open till 2nd November 2020 before 5 pm. It must be noted that registration must be done before the deadlines otherwise the participation in the seat allotment process is prohibited. 

NEET 2020 registration process seeks the names of the courses and colleges preferred by the candidates that means the candidates will have to fill in their choices about the college and the course during the registration process. However, the candidates will be allowed to fill in their preference within a specific course of time i.e. from 28th October 2020 to 2nd November 2020, after that the preferences will be frozen. 

Followed by the 2nd round of seat allotment, details about which will be notified very soon, the 1st round will be conducted on 3rd and 4th November and the results of the same will be declared on 5th November 2020. Here is the process to register for the counselling process of NEET 2020:

NEET counselling 2020: Online registration process

Step 1: Go to the official website of MCC i.e. mcc.nic.in.

Step 2: Find and click on the ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link available on the homepage.

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’.

Step 4: Save your new login ID and password that will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Click on ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your new login credentials.

Step 6: Enter all the details asked.

Step 7: You will get a registration slip after filling all the details. 

Step 8: Make a payment of the registration fee. 

The registration fee needs to be paid before the deadline and the due date for the payment of the registration fee for NEET 2020 Counselling's first round is 2nd November 2020.