15+ Best Books for KMAT 2023

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Kerala Management Aptitude Test, also known as the KMAT exam, is an entrance examination conducted by the Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE). The entrance examination is conducted twice a year to select eligible and qualified candidates for admission into various management programmes at some of the top business schools in the state of Kerala. 

Candidates from all over the country are eligible for the KMAT examination 2023 subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria. This blog will be discussing some of the best books for the KMAT examination 2023. Here is an overview of the KMAT exam 2023.

Name of the Exam Kerala Management Aptitude Test (KMAT)
Examination Conducting Body Commissioner of Entrance Examination (CEE)
Level of Exam State-level entrance exam
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Examination Online computer-based test (CBT)
Duration of the Examination 180 minutes (3 hours)
Type of Question Multiple choice questions (MCQs)
Total Number of Questions 180
Language of the Examination English
Official Website https://cee.kerala.gov.in/kmat2023/ 

Best Books for KMAT Exam 2023

Candidates who wish to qualify for the KMAT exam in 2023 and secure admission to the MBA course in the best colleges and institutions must ensure that they have the best resources and study material available. To help the appearing candidates with preparation for the KMAT exam 2023, we have an elaborated list of some of the best books available in the market easily. Refer to our lists of recommended books for each section of the exam as per the subjects:

English Language Usage and Reading Comprehension

The English language usage and reading comprehension section of the KMAT entrance examination assesses the appearing candidate’s knowledge and understanding of general English and reading comprehension skills like grammar, vocabulary, synonyms, antonyms, etc.

Books Authors/Publishers
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis
The Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning Nishit K. Sinha
High School English Grammar and Composition Key Wren and Martin
Arihant Verbal Reasoning Indu Sijwali and B. S. Sijwali

Also Read: KMAT Kerala Mock Test 2023

Quantitative Aptitude

This section of the entrance exam will test the candidates’ understanding of quantitative reasoning and the numerical skills of the appearing candidates. The examinee must be well-versed in mathematical and arithmetical operations including algebra, geometry, trigonometry and other sects of mathematics. 

Books Authors/Publishers
The Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation Nishit Sinha
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations Abhijit Guha
Arihant Fast Track Objective Arithmetic Rajesh Verma
Quantitative Aptitude R. S. Aggarwal

Data Sufficiency and Logical Reasoning

This section assesses the candidate’s logical reasoning and data sufficiency and it tests the examinee’s ability to quickly understand and reason concepts accurately. This section usually consists of questions in sets and individual ones as well based on verbal reasoning, analogy, assumptions, arguments, coding and decoding, syllogisms, etc.

Books Authors/Publishers
How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT Arun Sharma
Analytical and Logical Reasoning for CAT and other Management Exams Peeyush Bharadwaj
A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning R. S. Aggarwal
Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for CAT Nishit  K. Sinha
Shortcuts in Reasoning (Verbal, Non-Verbal, Analytical & Critical) for Competitive Exams  Disha Experts

General Knowledge and Current Affairs

In this section of the KMAT exam 2023, candidates are tested based on their in-depth knowledge of general knowledge and current affairs in India and all over the world.

Books Authors/Publishers
Arihant General Knowledge 2023  Manohar Pandey
Rapidfire General Knowledge 2023 for Competitive Exams 5th Edition Disha Experts
S. Chand’s Advanced Objective General Knowledge R. S. Aggarwal
1400+ MCQs with Explanatory Notes for General Knowledge   Disha Experts 
General knowledge  Lucent’s 


What is the duration of the KMAT exam 2023?

The KMAT exam 2023 will be conducted for 3 hours of duration.

What is the mode of the KMAT exam 2023?

The KMAT exam 2023 will be conducted in an online computer-based test (CBT) only. 

What is the type of question asked in the KMAT exam 2023?

The questions will be objective-type multiple choice questions (MCQs) in the KMAT exam 2023.

      Aspiring candidates of KMAT can qualify for the entrance examination by referring to the books mentioned in this blog. We have provided a list of some of the best books in this blog to help the candidates plan, study and ace the exam with a strategic approach. We hope candidates find it helpful and help them prepare for the exam better.

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