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Kerala University B.Tech. & B. Arch. Admission 2018

Updated On - March 30th 2018

Students who want to take admission in Kerala University’s technology & Architecture courses can apply for entrance test organized by Kerala state. Students can opt for any government or private college affiliated to University of KeralaKerala Engineering, Architecture & Medical Examination (KEAM) is the only way out for B. Tech aspiring students. This test has been conducted in month of April every year on different dates by Kerala state authorities.

National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is the test for B. Arch. Course which has been organized by Council of Architecture (COA) every year in between month of April & August.

  • Mode of Application



    21st Jan, 2018

Important Dates

BE/B.Tech & B.Arch
Registration 03rd - 29th Jan, 2018
Date of Entrance Examination 15th - 26th Apr, 2018
Admit card download start from 28th Mar, 2018
Announcement of Results 25th May, 2018

Eligibility Criteria for B.Tech & B.Arch Courses

Find the details regarding eligibility criteria for B.Tech & B.Arch courses as given below:


Available Seats: 180

Applied Electronics & InstrumentationElectronics & Communication EngineeringCivil Engineering
Chemical EngineeringElectrical & Electronics EngineeringMechanical Engineering
Information TechnologyComputer Science EngineeringIndustrial Engineering
Production EngineeringAutomobile EngineeringBio technology & Bio chemical Engineering
  • Students must have passed the Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala or 12th Standard V.H.S.E., C.B.S.E., I.S.C. or any examination accepted by the university as equivalent with not less than 50% in Mathematics and 50% in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/ Bio- technology/ Computer Science/ Biology collectively.
  • Students must have passed diploma in Engineering awarded by the Board of Technical Education, Kerala or equivalent examination after undergoing an institutional course of at least three years securing a minimum of 50 % marks in the final diploma examination.


Duration: 5 years

Seat: 120


  • Students looking for admission in B. Arch. course must have passed the Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala or 12th standard V.H.S.E, C.B.S.E, I.C.S.E or equivalent examination accepted with Mathematics as an optional subject and with not less than 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Or diploma in Engineering awarded by the Board of Technical Education, Kerala or an examination after undergoing an institutional course of at least three years with minimum of 50% marks in the final diploma examination.
  •  Or International Baccalaureate Diploma, after ten years of schooling, with not less than 50% marks in aggregate and with Mathematics as compulsory subject of examination.

How to Apply for B.Tech. & B.Arch. Courses

There is a separate selection process for B.Arch. & B.Tech. Course, which you can find below:


You should apply for KEAM only through online mode on official website of CEE, Kerala. There are seven steps for online submission application. You should complete all steps and send a printout filled application form with necessary documents to CEE, Kerala on or before last date of form submission. Visit the website and find the link “KEAM Online Application”.

Step 1 Candidate Registration: This is a one time process. You should fill all required details and click on submit button and after submission, an application number will be generated by system.

Step 2 Candidate Login: With the help of Application no and password, you can login and complete all other steps.

Step 3 Fill Application Form: Fill all basic details and you should click the ‘Save’ button to save the entries made so far before proceeding to Step 4.

Step 4 Final Submission of Application Form: This is also a onetime process. If you are sure that the information provided in step 3 is correct, click the link ‘Final Submission’. No correction of the application will be possible after final Submission of application in step 4.

Step 5 Payment of Application Fee: You can pay application fee through two following methods

  • Through Security Card: You can obtain security card from selected post offices in Kerala and other states, on payment of prescribed fee by cash. Security card is free of cost for ST candidates.
  • Through Demand Draft: You can pay application fee through Demand Draft (DD) drawn on a Nationalized/Scheduled Bank, in favour of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, payable at Thiruvananthapuram.

Application Fee:

  • For General Candidates: INR 1000/-
  • For SC Candidates: INR 500/-
  • For ST Candidates: No Application fee

Step 6 Printout of Application Form: You should take a printout of the online submitted application.

Step 7 Send the printout of Application: Affix a photograph of the applicant with 3.5 x 4.5 cm size same as the photograph uploaded on the online application duly attested by the Head of the Institution which you studied last or by a Gazetted Officer. You should affix the left hand thumb impression in the space provided in the printout of the application. The applicant and parent should sign in the specified areas on the printout of the application and attach supporting documents/certificates and send to following address:

The Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations,

5th Floor, Housing Board Buildings, Santhi Nagar,

Thiruvananthapuram – 695 001


  • Students looking for admission in Architecture course can apply in online mode from NATA official website.
  • After navigating to the official address students will have to register themselves by providing their e-mail & password.
  • After registration students will have to fill the online application form by providing their basic details like name, qualification, photograph & signature.
  • After completion student can choose the option ‘Purchase the form’ for online or offline (through challan from any ICICI bank branch) fee payment of INR 1250.
  • After fee payment download the prefilled application form & take it to the nearest centre prescribed by NATA. They will give you an appointment voucher with respect to the availability of schedule of examination.

Admission Process for B.Tech & B.Arch. Courses

University of Kerala has different selection process for admission in Engineering & Architecture courses. Procedure for the same has been mentioned below:


Colleges will be allotted to the students on the basis of their performance in KEAM. As a part of selection process, KEAM qualified students have to attend the counselling session which will be organized by the Government of Kerala after announcement of result. Seats will be finalized only on the basis of choices made by you at the time of counselling & rank secured in KEAM.

Selected students will have to carry the seat allotment letter to the respective allotted college.

To know more about B.Tech. admission through KEAM  


All Admissions to Architecture degree course shall be subject to passing of National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) conducted by the Council of Architecture. No lateral admission shall be permitted as per the minimum standards of Architectural Education Regulations 1983 of Council of Architecture and AICTE notification, July 1992.

To know more about B.Arch. admission through NATA 

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



sangeetha c

I got 124 mark in nata and my keam barch rank is 783. Is there any chance to get admission in university of kerala. Then how ? When will nata state wise councelling start?

11 Jul, 2018 11:05
Akansha Expert

Hi Mam, Admission is based on the college Merit base in NATA Entrance exam, and for counselling date may you please contact to the college or may you visit the official website for the latest information.

13 Jul, 2018 14:41
Nimisha Gayathri TA

How can i apply to this college?

24 Jun, 2018 23:37
Garima Bansal

Hi NimishA, For which course you want apply??

26 Jun, 2018 18:18
Arjun Kv

I got 1037 rank in keam Architecture.can I get admission to a good private college with merit or reduced fees than normal

20 Jun, 2018 19:30
Akansha Expert

Hi Arjun, Admission is based on the merit base and there is less hope for getting the Fee Relaxation in the university. May you please contact to the college no. .0471 230 5994

23 Jun, 2018 11:03
K Mahesh Reddy

Sir, my sister got 3816th rank in jee mains paper 2, is she is eligible for seat in your college or are there any alternate way to join your college.....

03 Jun, 2018 15:59
Garima Bansal

Hi Mahesh, To check which college will you get according to you rank you may check this link:- Rank Predictor

13 Jun, 2018 14:59
Jibin John Joseph

How can i secure admission for B Arch in CAT in management quota. What is the fee structure.

14 May, 2018 17:41
Garima Bansal

Hi Joseph, To get the information regarding admission and fee structure for b.arch you may contact to this no.0471 230 5994

16 May, 2018 15:51

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