KMAT Exam: 2020 Application, Eligibility, Syllabus & Pattern

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test [KMAT]

KMAT - Karnataka Management Aptitude Test

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA) was established in 2003 to provide proactive support to professional education and facilitate and streamline admission to postgraduate professional courses, viz., MBA, PGDM and MCA. 

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test ( KMAT ) have more than 169 + AICTE-approved University-affiliated B-schools in Bangalore and Karnataka.  KMAT is Gateway to MBA in Karnataka and Bangalore, Silicon Valley of India and No 1 Destination for MBA/PGDM with very vibrant Job market. KMAT is an All India exam that will be held in more than 10 cities all across the country and is open to candidates from all parts of India and Abroad.

KMAT Unique Features & Benefits

  • Common Entrance Test conducted by Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA) for 169+ AICTE-approved University-affiliated MBA Institutes in Bangalore & Rest of Karnataka
  • Open to All India Candidates: Candidates from any part of India who meet the eligibility criteria can take this test in all parts of India
  • Gateway to Karnataka: Silicon Valley of India and No 1 Destination for MBA/PGDM with very vibrant Job market
  • Easy and affordable exam application process with sharing of KMAT scores with selected B-schools of your choice/scores
  • Ease of test-taking in conventional Paper-Pencil mode in a city near you
  • Last Opportunity: KMAT is last common entrance exam for MBA/PGDM Admissions. Apply to get 1-year advantage.

KMAT Exam Date

Following are the key dates and timelines to register and apply for KMAT. Candidates are supposed to adhere to the schedule of the Registration time lines for KMAT. The process is simple and is available both in on-line and offline mode. It will take only a few minutes to complete the online registration form. KMAT Admit Card will be issued online and on registered email id of the candidate. The candidates are supposed to download the same and follow the instructions given in the Admit Card.

KMAT Eligibility criteria

Entry requirements into professional courses like MBA/PGDM/MCA in Karnataka are followed as per the UGC guidelines.

MBA/PGDM
Bachelors degree with minimum 3 years duration/ Masters degree examination of any recognised education body in Commerce, Management, Arts, Social Sciences, Engineering/ Technology or equivalent, and have secured at least 50% of marks in the aggregate (45% for SC/ST candidate). Candidates in their final year of bachelor’s degree are also eligible.

MCA
Bachelor's degree with 50% marks. Candidates should have studied Maths at 10+2 stage or at graduation level.

KMAT Application Form & fees

Step 1 : Take a DD of Rs. 1000/- favoring "KMAT"

DD should be payable at Bangalore
DD can be taken at any Nationalized Bank.
Step 2 : 

Register online

After taking Demand Draft (DD) go to www.kmatindia.com website and click on Apply now and fill all the details and click apply.

Step 3 : 

After applying take a print out of filled application. Paste a recent Passport Size Photo and Sign where Signature space is provided.

Step 4 : 

Make a photocopy of the Application Form and DD as a proof of acknowledgement.

Step 5 : 

Make a Note of your “Application Number “ before you post

Step 6   : 

Post / Courier the application along with the Original DD to the below mentioned Address.

The Secretary - KMAT
Seshadripuram First Grade College
C A Site No 26 Yelahanka New town Bangalore:560064

KMAT Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Paper Pen based test with 120 Multiple Choice Questions divided in three sections. No restriction to move to and fro among the sections.

KMAT is proposed to be conducted with moderate level of difficulty without creating confusion in paper-pencil mode. The exam will have MCQs only. Section wise syllabus for KMAT is as follows-

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

English language ability would be tested through questions on Grammar, vocabulary, sentence completion, synonyms, antonyms, comprehension of passages etc. There would be questions on understanding of the contents of the passages and choice of appropriate words, phrases, expressions and similar language skills. This shall include the passages with questions based on their contents to test comprehension.

Logical and Abstract Reasoning

This shall include questions to measure how quickly and accurately you can think. The section may have questions in sets as well individual ones based on Verbal Reasoning, analogy among others.

Quantitative Ability

The questions in this section will be of matriculation standard. This shall include questions to know how fast and accurate you can work with numbers, do numerical calculations, understand various arithmetic problems involving ratio & proportion, percentage, interest, time & speed etc. Apart from Arithmetic, the questions may also be based on Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry and parts of mathematics. This test also helps to measure your power of quantitative reasoning, interpretation of tables, common graphs & charts.

For MBA

Test Questions
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension 40
Quantitative Ability 40
Logical Reasoning 40
Total 120

For MCA

Test Questions
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension 40
Quantitative Ability 40
Logical Reasoning 40
Total 120

KMAT Results & Score Card

KMAT Results

Karnataka management aptitude test KMAT results are scheduled to be released on 30th July. All the candidates who have taken the examination can access their score card on the official website www.kmatindia.com.

KMAT is a national level management entrance exam which is held every year on various dates. 


KMAT Score card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA) has conducted the entrance test in various centres across the country. KMAT is India standardised entrance test conducted to take admissions into private business schools. KMAT score card is accepted by more than 169 B-schools across the state and AICTE approved university affiliated B-schools.

KPPGCA was established in the year 2003 to support the professional education and streamline the admission process into professional pg courses MBA, PGDM and MCA. Through KMAT score one can acquire admission to MBA in Karnataka and Bengaluru Silicon Valley of India and most preferred job destination after education.

KMAT Participating Colleges

KMAT is the gateway to more than 169 + AICTE-approved University-affiliated B-schools in Bangalore and Karnataka. KMAT  is an All India exam that will be held in more than 10 cities all across the country and is open to candidates from all parts of India and Abroad.

COLLEGE NAME Location COURSES OFFERED
A.J. Institute of Management Mangaluru MBA
Acharya Bengaluru B-School Bengaluru MBA
Acharya Institute Of Technology Bengaluru MBA,MCA, PGDM
Acharya Academy of Management Studies Bengaluru PGDM
AIMS INSTITUTES Bengaluru MBA
Adarsh Group of Institutions Bengaluru MBA
Adept Institute of Management Studies & Research (AIMSR) Dharwad MBA
Adichunchanagiri Institute of Technology Chikkmagalur MBA
Aditya Insitute of Management and research Bengaluru MBA
Administrative Management College Bengaluru MBA
AISHWARYA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT SUTDIES & RESERCH Bengaluru MBA
ALLIANCE ASCENT COLLEGE Bengaluru MBA
Alliance University Bengaluru MBA
Allum Karibasappa Institue of Management Ballari MBA
ALVA'S INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY Mangaluru MBA
AMC Engineering college Bengaluru MBA
AMRUTA INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING Bengaluru MBA
Angadi Institute of Techonology & Management Belagavi MBA
Anjuman Institute of technology and management Bhatkal MBA
Annapoorna Institute of Management research Sankeshwar MBA
Appa Institute of Engineering and Technology Kalaburgi MBA
Atria Institute of Technology Bengaluru MBA
AVK Institute of Management Bengaluru MBA
B.M.S.College of Engineering Bengaluru MBA
Ballari Institute of Technology and Management Ballari MBA
Bangalore School of Management Studies Bengaluru MBA
Bangalore Institute of Management Studies Bengaluru MBA
Bapuji B Schools Davangere MBA
Bapuji Institute of Engneering & Technology Davangere MBA
Basaveshwara Egineering college (Atnms) Bagalkot Bagalkot MBA MCA
Bharatesh Education Trust ( Global Business School) Belagavi MBA
Bhavan's Priyamvada Birla Institute of Management Mysuru MBA/PGDM
Bheemanna Khandre Institute of Technology Bidar MCA
BLDE Associations AS Patil Colleeg of Commerce Vijayapur MBA
BNM institute of technology Bengaluru MBA
Brindavan College Bengaluru MBA
Cambridge Institute of Technology Bengaluru MBA
Channabasaveshwara Institute of Technology Tumakuru MBA
Chetan Bussiness School Institute of Management and Research Unkal Hubli MBA
City College Bengaluru MBA
CMR GROUP OF INSTITUTIONS Bengaluru MBA
CNK Reddy College of Business Management Bengaluru MBA
Community Institute of Management Studies Bengaluru MBA
Dayanand Sagar Academy of Technology and Management Bengaluru MBA
Doddappa Appa Institute of MBA Kalaburgi MBA
Doddappa Appa Institute of MCA Kalaburagi MCA
Don Bosco Institute of Technology Bengaluru MBA
Dr.Ambedkar Institute of Management Studies Bengaluru MBA
East Point College of engineering and technology Bengaluru MBA
East West College of Management Bengaluru MBA,MCA, PGDM
East West Institute of Technology Bengaluru MBA
Garden city College of Science & Management Studies Bengaluru MBA MCA
Global Academy of Technology Bengaluru MBA
Global Business School Hubali MBA
Global Institute of Management Sciences Bengaluru MBA
GM Institute of Technology Davangere MBA
Godutai Engineering college for women Kalaburagi MBA
Gopalan College of engineering and management Bengaluru MBA
GSSS Institute Of Engineering & Technology For Women Mysuru MBA
GT Institute Of Management Studies And Research Bengaluru MBA
Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College Bidar MBA
Haranahalli Ramaswamy Institute of Higher Education Hassan MBA
Hillside Institute of Management & Academy Bengaluru MBA
HKBK college of engineering Bengaluru MBA
HMS Institute of Technology Tumakuru MBA
IBMR Institute of Business Management and Research Hubli MBA
IFIM Business school Bengaluru PGDM
IBA 'S Business school Bengaluru MBA & PGDM
Indian Academy School Of Mgt Studies Bengaluru MBA
Institute of Business Management and Technology Bengaluru MBA
Institute of Excellence in Management Science Hubli MBA
Institute of Management Education and research Belgavi MBA
International Institute of Business Studies Bengaluru MBA
ISBR Business School Bengaluru MBA/PGDM
Jain College of Engineering Belagavi MBA
JAIN COLLEGE OF MBA & MCA Belagavi MBA
Jain University Bengaluru NA
Jawaharlal Nehru College of Engineering Shimoga MBA
Jnana Vikas Institute of Technology Bidadi MBA
JNN Institute of Engineering Tamil Nadu MBA
JSS Academy of Technical Education Bengaluru MBA
Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade Institute of Management Studies & Research Dharwad MBA
Justice K S Hegde Institute of Management Udupi MBA
Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous Bengaluru MBA
K.S. School Of Engineering and Management Bengaluru MBA
K.V.G College of Engineering Dakshina Kannada MBA
Kalpataru Institute of Technology Tiptur MBA
Karnataka College of Management Bengaluru MBA
Karvali Institute of Technology Mangaluru MBA
K.L.E. Society's Institute of Management Studies and Research Hubballi MBA
KLS Gogte Institute of Technology Belagavi MBA
Koshys Institute of Management Studies Bengaluru MBA
Kristu Jayanthi College of Management and Technology Bengaluru MBA,MCA, PGDM
Krupanidhi Group Of Institutions Bengaluru MBA,MCA, PGDM
KVG College of Engineering Sullia MBA
Lingaraj Appa Engineering college Bidar MBA
M.P Birla Institute of Management Bengaluru MBA
M. S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences Bengaluru MBA
M.S. Ramaiah Insitute of Techology Bengaluru MBA
Moodlakatte Institute of Technology Udupi MBA
Mount Carmel College Bengaluru MCA
MSNM Besant Institute Of PG Management Studies Mangaluru MBA
MVJ College of Engineering Bengaluru MBA
NMAM Institute of Technology Karkala MBA
Nagarjuna College of Engineering and Technology Bengaluru MBA
Nandi Institute of Technology and Management Sciences Bengaluru MBA
New Horizon College of Engineering Bengaluru MBA
Nitte Meenakshi Institute of technology Bengaluru MBA
P.A College of Engineering Mangaluru MBA
Padma Shree Institute of Management Studies Bengaluru MBA
PES Institute of Technology - Bengaluru South Campus Bengaluru MCA
PES Institute of Technology and Management Shivamoga MBA
Pooja Bhagavat Memorial Mahajana Education Centre Mysuru MBA
Poorna Prajna Institute of Managementt Udupi MBA
Presidency College Bengaluru MBA
Proudhadevaraya Institute of Technology Hosapete MBA
R.K. Institute of Management & Computer Science Bengaluru MBA
R.S.College of Management and Science Bengaluru MBA / MCA
R.V.College of Engineering Bengaluru MCA
R.V.Institute of Management Bengaluru MBA
Rajivgandhi Institute of Technology Bengaluru MBA
Rao Bahadur Y.Mahabaleshwarappa Engineering College Ballari MBA
Regional Institute of co-operative Management Bengaluru MBA
Reva Institute of Science and Management Bengaluru MBA
RJS Institute of Management Studies Bengaluru MBA
RNS Institue of Technology Bengaluru MBA
Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management Mangaluru MBA
Sai Vidya Institute of Technology Bengaluru MBA
Sambhram Academy of Management Studies Bengaluru MBA
SB College of Management studies Bengaluru MBA
Seshadripuram Institute of Management Studies Bengaluru MBA
Shirdi Sai Engineering College Bengaluru MBA
Shree Devi Institute of Technology Mangaluru MBA
Shri Dhamashala Manjunateshwara College of Business Management Manglaore MBA
Shridevi Institute of Engneering & Technology Tumakuru MBA
Siddaganga Institute of Technology Tumakuru MBA
Sindhi College Bengaluru MBA
Sir.M.Visveshwaraya Institute of Technology Bengaluru MBA
S.J.C. Institute of Technology Chick Ballapur MBA
SJES College of Management Studies Bengaluru MBA
Sri Gokula College of Arts, Science & Management Studies kolar MBA
Sri Sairam College of Engineering Bengaluru MBA
Sri Siddartha Institute of Management Studies Tumakuru MBA
Sri Siddhartha Institute of Technology Tumakuru MCA
Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering Bengaluru MBA
Srinivas Institute of Management Studies Mangaluru MBA
Srinivas Institute of Technology Dakshina Kannada MBA
Srinivas School of Management Mangaluru MBA
St. Joseph Engineering College Dakshina Kannada MBA
St.Aloysius Institute of Management and Information Technology Mangaluru MBA
St.George College of Management & Science Benagluru MBA
Surana College Bengaluru MBA
SVMVV Sangha's Institute of Management Studies Bagalkot MBA
T.John Group of Institutions Bengaluru MBA
The Oxford College of Business Management Bengaluru MBA
The Oxford College of Engineering Bengaluru MBA
Trident Institute of Management Science Belagavi  
Veerappa Nisty Engineering College Yadgir MBA
Vidya Vikas Institute of Engineering andTechnology Mysuru MBA
Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering Mysuru MBA
Vivekananda Institute of Management Bengaluru MBA
Vivekananda Institute of Technology Bengaluru MBA

List of KMAT examination centres

MANGALORE     MYSORE     HUBLI      BELLARY     GULBARGA     BANGALORE

KMAT Contact Information

Postal Address    :    

The Secretary - KMAT
Seshadripuram First Grade College
C A Site No 26 Yelahanka New town Bangalore 560064

Helpline Number    :    +91 9343996664 / +91 9343996665
Email    :    info@kmatindia.com

Ask & Answers

What are the eligibility criteria of KMAT?

Eligibility criteria for MBA/PGDM:

  • Aspirants should be a graduate from a recognized university with minimum 50% aggregate (45% in case of SC/ST).
  • Aspirants pursuing their final year degree program can also apply.
  • Aspirants should quality in any of the management, commerce, engineering/technology, arts, social science or equivalent domains

Eligibility criteria for MCA:

  • Aspirants should have a graduation degree from a recognized board with minimum 50% aggregate (45% in case of SC/ST).
  • Aspirants pursuing their final year degree program can also apply for the test.
  • Aspirants must study Mathematics at 10+2 stage or graduation level.

 

I want to know the KMAT Application Form Fee details? 

KMAT Application Form Fee Details:

  • KMAT Application Form could be either filled via online mode or offline mode. 
  • KMAT Application Form Fee costs Rs 1000 and the payment can be made via online mode i.e. Credit card/Debit card/Net banking and other online payment. 
  • The payment of KMAT Application form fee can be also made via offline mode i.e. through DD.


which all sections do we have in KMAT Exam pattern and I want to know the marks distribution for each section in KMAT exam? 

Details on KMAT Exam pattern:

  • KMAT exam will be held in offline mode i.e. Pen and Paper based Test.  
  • KMAT exam will have 3 sections such as: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability and Logical Reasoning.
  • In KMAT Exam pattern, The Total Number of questions is 120 (MCQs) consisting of 480 marks. Each section comprises of 160 marks (40 Qs each section). 
  • The duration of the KMAT exam is 2 Hours.
  • In KMAT Exam pattern, for every right answer 4 marks will be provided.
  • Negative marking is applicable as 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

 

I want to know some Important KMAT Preparation Tips? 

Tips for KMAT preparation:  

  • Aspirants need to do KMAT preparation in section wise by putting up appropriate time table.
  • They need to build their Skills in Reading comprehension and Verbal Ability.
  • Aspirants are required to practice KMAT question papers and mock tests. 
  • Stay Healthy is the basic tip for KMAT preparation.


May I know how should I check my KMAT Results?

Details on how to check KMAT Result:

  • The candidate needs to visit the official website of KMAT in order to check KMAT Result.
  • KMAT Result will be made available via online mode.
  • The candidates need to enter their KMAT Application number and DOB to check the KEAM Result. 
  • KMAT Result will be displayed on the screen.


How will I avail KMAT Admit card? 

To avail KMAT Admit card:

  • KMAT Aspirants need to visit the official website of KMAT in order to Avail KMAT Admit card.
  • KMAT Admit card will be made available via online mode.
  • After receiving the KMAT admit card, Aspirants need to paste the passport size photo in the KMAT Admit card (Hall Ticket).
  • Aspirants need to get their Admit card in the examination hall along with the valid ID proof.