KMAT Cut-off 2024: Dates, Previous Year Cut-off, Factors Determining

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KMAT Cut-Off

KMAT Cut-off: The KMAT cut-off list is released every year by the officials of the Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges’ Association (KPPGCA) after the entrance exam. KMAT is the abbreviation for the Karnataka Management Aptitude Test. Candidates who clear the KMAT cut-off marks will be offered admission to various colleges where they can pursue a course in MBA or PGDM. Candidates must fulfill the minimum cut-off marks to secure admission to any affiliated college with the KMAT. Read this article to learn more about the KMAT cut-off 2024.

Exam NameKMAT 2024
Full FormKarnataka Management Aptitude Test
Conducting BodyKarnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges’ Association
Courses AvailableMBA/ PGDM
Examination ModeHome-based Remote mode
Application FeeINR 850
Official Website 

KMAT Karnataka 2024 Cut-off

Check the tentative dates for KMAT Karnataka given in the table below:

KMAT Exam DateFirst Week of November 2024
KMAT Result DateThird Week of November 2024
KMAT Cut offNovember last week or first week of December

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KMAT Cut-off 2024

The KMAT cut-off marks refer to the minimum score that students must achieve to be eligible for the selection process. Every participating college has its specific cut-off for different programs. The candidates will be shortlisted for participation in the selection process. Candidates must check their scores soon after the KMAT 2024 cut-off is announced. This helps the candidates to figure out which college they want to participate in.

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Expected KMAT Cut-off 2024 for General Candidates

Please refer to the table below for the anticipated KMAT cut-off in 2024. The opening and closing cutoffs for general categories for different institutes are shown in the table.

College NameGeneral Category Opening Rank General Category Closing Rank
Acharya Academy of Management Studies9959
Acharya Bengaluru B-School10670
Ballari Institute of Technology and Management8345
Adichunchanagiri Institute of Technology8759
Adarsh Group of Institutions10760
Bangalore School of Management Studies8546
Alliance University8751
Aishwarya Institute of Management Studies and Research9157
Annapoorna Institute of Management research8248
AIMS Institutes10461
Appa Institute of Engineering and Technology8145
B.M.S.College of Engineering8447
Atria Institute of Technology8045

Expected KMAT Cut-off 2024 for SC/ST Candidates

Here is the list of expected KMAT Cut off for SC/ST candidates:

College NameSC Opening RankSC Closing RankST Opening RankST Closing Rank
Acharya Bengaluru B-School8455Upto 8351
Adichunchanagiri Institute of Technology81438037
Adarsh Group of Institutions81508045
Allum Karibasappa Institute of Management74367131
Bangalore School of Management Studies73367031

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KMAT Previous Years’ Cut-off Lists 

The KMAT cut-off 2024 list will be released by the officials of the Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges’ Association after the written exam. The KMAT cut-off is released in phases, where the opening cut-off is the starting cut-off and the closing cut-off is the final cut-off.

*Opening – Starting Cut-Off

*Closing – Final Cut-Off

Here is a table which highlights the previous year’s KMAT cut-off list. Through this list, candidates can get an idea about the KMAT 2024 cut-off list.

Names of CollegesGeneral Cut-Off MarksSC Cut-Off MarksST Cut-Off Marks
Adharsh Institute of Management and Information TechnologyOpening* – 104 Closing* – 61Opening – 83 Closing – 41Opening – 81 Closing – 36
SJES College of Management StudiesOpening – 109 Closing – 69Opening – 86 Closing – 55Opening – 81 Closing – 51
Appa Institute of Engineering & TechnologyOpening – 81 Closing – 45Opening – 70 Closing – 35Opening – 68
Closing – 31
Acharya Institute of TechnologyOpening – 89 Closing – 71Opening – 81 Closing – 61Opening – 80 Closing – 50
Acharya Bangalore B. SchoolOpening – 106 Closing – 70Opening – 84 Closing – 55Opening – 82 Closing – 51
AJ Institute of ManagementOpening – 109 Closing – 69Opening – 86 Closing – 55Opening – 81 Closing – 51
Bangalore Institute of Management StudiesOpening – 78 Closing – 46Opening – 68 Closing – 31Opening – 66 Closing – 30
Atria Institute of TechnologyOpening – 80 Closing – 45Opening – 69 Closing – 31Opening – 66 Closing – 30
B.S.M College of EngineeringOpening – 84 Closing – 47Opening – 73 Closing – 36Opening – 71 Closing – 32
AMC Engineering CollegeOpening – 85 Closing – 48Opening – 74 Closing – 35Opening – 71 Closing – 31
Allum Karibasappa Institute of ManagementOpening – 83 Closing – 49Opening – 74 Closing – 36Opening – 71 Closing – 32

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Factors Affecting the KMAT Cut-off

There are various factors on which the KMAT cut-off list is dependent. The factors which determine the KMAT cut-off marks are given below.

  • The total number of aspirants who will be appearing in the KMAT 2024 exam.
  • Previous year’s trend
  • The total number of seats available
  • The difficulty level of each section in the KMAT exam.

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KMAT Participating Colleges 2024

There are numerous colleges which offer admissions to postgraduate courses through the KMAT exam. All the KMAT colleges are located in Bangalore only. We have created a list of all the KMAT colleges with the courses they offer and their annual fee for those courses. Check the table given below to know which colleges are available through the KMAT exam.

Names of CollegesCourse AvailableAnnual Fee 
Adharsh Institute of Management and Information TechnologyMBA/PGDMINR 2 lakhs
SJES College of Management StudiesMBAINR 1.2 lakhs
Cambridge Institute of TechnologyMBAINR 2.5 lakhs
Acharya Institute of TechnologyMBA, PGDMINR 3.1 lakhs
Acharya Bangalore B. SchoolMBAINR 4.1 lakhs
International School of Business and ResearchMBA, PGDMINR 4 lakhs
Alliance School of BusinessMBAINR 13.5 lakhs
Seshadripuram Institute of Management StudiesMBAINR 3.8 lakhs
Indus Business AcademyPGDMINR 6.98 lakhs
MP Birla Institute of ManagementMBAINR 5.3 lakhs

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What is the application fee for the KMAT?

All the candidates have to pay INR 850 as an application fee for the KMAT while filling out its application form.

What is the expected KMAT cut-off?

All the KMAT colleges will have different cut-off marks which will be released by the Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges’ Association (KPPGCA). The KMAT cut-off 2024 will vary between Opening – 109 to 46.

What are the KMAT 2024 qualifying scores?

The beginning rank of the anticipated KMAT cut-off 2024 for the general category falls between 106 and 104.

What is the full form of KMAT?

The KMAT is the abbreviation for Karnataka Management Aptitude Test which is conducted by the Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges’ Association (KPPGCA).

What is the eligibility required for the KMAT?

To become eligible for the KMAT exam, candidates must have completed their bachelor’s degree with a minimum aggregate of 50% and their 10+2 subjects must have Mathematics as a compulsory subject.

The KMAT 2024 exam is all set to be conducted on an all-India basis by the officials of the Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges’ Association (KPPGCA). This exam will offer eligible candidates admission to various MBA/PGDM programs at KMAT-participating colleges. Candidates who will appear for the KMAT 2024 exam can check their results and cut-off marks from the official web portal of the exam conducting authority.

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