KMAT Karnataka 2024: Dates, Eligibility, Application Process, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Results

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Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT)

KMAT Karnataka: KMAT Karnataka exam application dates are expected to be announced in the last week of June on its official website, ie, kmatindia.com. It is expected that the registration will likely continue till October 2023. Through this annually conducted state-level entrance test of the Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA), qualified students can be admitted into management courses such as MBA, MCA and PGDMA in Karnataka’s universities. KMAT Karnataka exam is conducted for admission in AICTE-approved university-affiliated self-financing colleges across Karnataka. In this blog, we will give you all the relevant information regarding KMAT Karnataka 2024, along with all the tentative dates of KMAT 2024 to buckle up for the upcoming exam session.

Types of ExamUG & PG
KMATKarnataka Management Aptitude Test
Level of ExamState Level
Organizing BoodyKarnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA)
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Exam DateYet to be announced
Exam Duration2 hours
Official Websitehttps://www.kmatindia.com/

KMAT Karnataka 2024 Latest Update

The tentative dates for KMAT Karnataka 2024 will be announced typically around 30th June 2024. Students willing to apply must keep an eye on the latest updates released as per authorities.

KMAT Karnataka 2024 Tentative Dates & Schedule

Check the tentative dates based on this year’s issue of the Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association from the table below:

KMAT 2024 EventsDates (Tentative)
Application form 30th June 2024
Last date of application submission30th September 2024
Admit Card 1st week November 2024
KMAT 2024 Exam3rd week November 2024
Result Declaration4th week November 2024

KMAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who wish to appear for the entrance test need to meet the following eligibility criteria:

MBA/PGDM Courses

  • The candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in any stream from a reputed university. 
  • The candidates should have secured at least 50% marks (45% for reserved category) in their undergraduate course. 

MCA Courses

  • The candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in the required stream from a reputed university. 
  • The candidates should have secured at least 50% marks (45% for reserved category) in their undergraduate course. 
  • To appear for the MCA exam, the candidate should have mathematics in their mandatory subjects. 

Also Read: KMAT Eligibility Criteria 2024

KMAT Karnataka 2024 Application Process

The candidates have to visit the official website of KMAT and register for the exam online. There is a five-stage registration process that the students can follow:

  • Registration- the candidates are given an application number and will have to create a password. 
  • Filling out the application- the candidates need to give their basic details and will have to choose any 4 city codes as their choice of centres in their order of preference. 
  • Fee payment- this part of the application can be done by any two methods i.e.; online payment or e-challan.
  • After completing the tasks mentioned above the candidate needs to upload their photograph and signature.
  • At last, the candidate can save all the details and print the page for future reference. 

KMAT Karnataka 2024 Application Fee

The fee structure for the KMAT 2023 is given below:

GeneralINR 1000/-
Reserved (SC/ST/OBC)INR 750/-

Also Read: KMAT Application Process

KMAT Karnataka 2024 Syllabus

The syllabus for the KMAT is set by the Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA). The subjects covered are English, Mathematics, and Logical Reasoning. Follow the detailed syllabus mentioned below:

  • Quantitative Ability: The topics will be asked from Geometry, Algebra, Trigonometry, and other parts of mathematics.
  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension: The topics will include sentence completion, synonyms, comprehension of passages, etc.
  • Logical & Abstract Reasoning: In this section, the questions will be based on verbal reasoning, analogy etc.

Also Read: KMAT Syllabus 2023

KMAT Karnataka 2024 Exam Pattern

The examination pattern for the KMAT is determined by the Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA).  The candidates are supposed to appear online as it is a computer-based test. The duration of the exam is 2 hours. 

Question TypeMultiple Choice Question (MCQ)
Marking Scheme1 Mark for 1 correct answer
Negative MarkingNo Negative Marking
Number of Questions120 Questions

Also Read: KMAT Exam Pattern 2023

KMAT Karnataka 2024 Admit Card

According to the Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA), the official date has not been specified but the admit card is expected to be released in the 3rd to 4th week of November 2024 in online mode. The candidates are advised to download the admit card from the official website using their login details. Candidates appearing for the test are supposed to carry their admit cards at the time of the examination. No student can sit for the examination without their admit card. The admit card includes details like the candidate’s name and address, exam centre, exam day, date, paper code and the exam centre’s code.

Also Read: KMAT Admit Card

KMAT Karnataka 2024 Result

Students who are planning to appear for the KMAT exam can download their exam results by using their login credentials. Below mentioned are the steps to download the results of the KMAT exam:

  • Visit the official website of KMAT India.
  • Then the homepage will appear on the screen.
  • On the homepage click on the KMAT 2024 Results
  • Enter login credentials such as Application Number and Date of Birth.
  • Then click on the login button.
  • The results will be displayed on the screen.
  • Click on the download button and take the printout of the results for future reference.

Also Read: KMAT GD PI Process 2023: Important Documents

KMAT Karnataka 2024 Counselling

The counselling session for KMAT will begin very soon as per the official guidelines of the examining body. Below is a list of documents which the candidates are required to bring at the time of their counselling session:

  • 10th Class certificate and mark sheet
  • 12th Class certificate and mark sheet
  • Caste certificate
  • Certificate of Bachelor’s degree
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Character Certificate 
  • Provisional admission letter
  • Scorecard
  • Admit Card
  • 5 Passport size photographs

KMAT Karnataka Exam Centres 2024

Here are a few exam centres for the KMAT Karnataka examination:

CityTest CentreAddress
GulbargaSharnbasveshwar College of CommerceS.B.College campus Kalaburgi -585103
BangaloreIndian Academy School of Management StudiesHennur Cross, Hennur main road, Kalyan Nagar, near Kalyan Nagar bus depot, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560043
MangaloreA.J. Institute of ManagementKottara Chowki, Opposite Mahindra Showroom Mangaluru, Karnataka 575006
BelgaumBharatesh Education Trust’s Global Business SchoolBharatesh Education Trust’s Global Business School
DavanagereMBA Programme, Bapuji Institute of Engineering and TechnologyMBA Programme, Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology
BijapurBLDE Association’s A.S Patil College of Commerce (Autonomous)MBA Programme, New campus, B.M. Patil Road, Vijaypura-586103
BellaryAllum Karibasappa Institute of ManagementAllum Karibasappa Institute of Management
HubliK.L.E. Society’s Institute of Management Studies and ResearchBVB Campus, Vidya Nagar, Hubballi, Karnataka 580031
MysorePooja Bhagavat Memorial Mahajana PG CentreK.R.S. Main road, Metagalli post, opposite State Bank, (Near J.K.Tyres) Metagalli, Mysuru, Karnataka 570016
ShimogaPES Institute of Technology and ManagementPES Campus, NH 206, Sagar Road, Shivamogga -577204 Karnataka

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What are the colleges that come under KMAT?

The top colleges that come under KMAT are MCC Bangalore, Alliance University, Bangalore, JNC Bangalore, Ramaiah Institute of Technology, St. George College of Management Science and Nursing, and Bangalore to name a few.

Who can appear for KMAT?

Students who have a bachelor’s degree from any recognised university in any stream and have secured at least 50% of marks ( 45% for SC/ST candidates) can appear for the exam. 

What is the application fee for KMAT?

The application fee for KMAT is INR 1000 for the general category and INR 750 for the SC/ST/OBC category. Students applying for the test can fill out their application forms online. 

How many times is the exam conducted?

The KMAT is conducted only once a year. It is a state-level exam for admissions to management courses in Karnataka’s universities.

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