KEAM Answer Key 2021: Release Date, Download Link, Challenge Procedure

Result Date

Sep 15, 2021

The KEAM 2021 provisional answer key has been released by the exam organizing body post successfully conducting the exam on Aug 6, 2021. Candidates can check with the answer keys and estimate their predicted scores by comparing the answers that they have written and the ones in the answer key. This way they can get an idea about their scores prior to the release of the actual result. The subject-wise answer key is given below for the candidates to go through and download the same.

KEAM Answer Key 2021 Dates

The KEAM 2021 answer key will be released within a week after the exam has been held. Candidates can take a look at the answer key that will be released on the official website to get an approximate idea of the marks they would have scored in the KEAM 2021 exam. The table below shows the dates when the KEAM answer key will be released. 

KEAM 2021 Unofficial Key Date Official Key Date
Paper 1 – Phy & Chem On the day of exam, just after exam Provisional Answer Key: Aug 6, 2021
Objection Window: Aug 6, 2021 - Aug 14, 2021
Final Answer Key: To be announced
Paper 2 – Maths On the day of exam, just after exam

How to calculate score using KEAM answer key 2021?

The steps to download and view the KEAM answer key have been listed below. 

  1. Visit the official website of KEAM. 
  2. Click on the 'KEAM answer key 2021' link 
  3. The KEAM answer key 2021 PDF will appear on a different tab. 
  4. Candidates can download it and use it to calculate their probable scores in the examination.  

Formula to calculate the KEAM probable score

Estimated Score in KEAM = 4 (no. of correct answers) – 1 (no. of wrong answers)

Direct Link to Download the KEAM 2021 answer key

KEAM 2021 Marking Scheme 

The KEAM answer key is the best source of for candidates to estimate their exam scores. There are some basic details that the candidates must know before they check/ calculate their marks, some of which have been listed below. 

  • Every correct answer is awarded 4 marks each. 
  • Every incorrect answer deducts 1 mark each.
  • The marks for KEAM 2021 is calculated based on the final answer key. However, merit list of KEAM is calculated based on the marks scored in class 12. 

Steps to challenge KEAM answer key 2021

As CEE Kerala releases the answer key of KEAM 2021, the candidates will be able to raise objections against it within the time period specified. Candidates need to follow the instructions mentioned below to challenge the KEAM 2021 answer key with solutions PDF.

  • The objection has to be sent through post or handed over in person to “Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE) Kerala”.

  • Candidates will also have to send documents to support their objection along with a demand draft (INR 100 per question) drawn in favour of “Commissioner for Entrance Examinations” payable at Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Objections will be accepted by the authorities in any other mode.

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