KMAT Kerala Participating Colleges: The Kerala Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) is conducted by the commissioner for Entrance Examinations for admission into MBA Courses at the various participating Colleges. Students will be able to enter a college of their liking based on the rigorous process of entrance examination, Group Discussion and Personal Interviews.
In this blog, we will discuss the various participating colleges in the KMAT exam and the associated details.
|Exam name||Kerala Management Admission Test|
|Conducting Body||Government of Kerala, Commissioner for Entrance Examinations|
|Medium of Exam||English|
|Mode of application||Online|
|Exam duration||3 hours|
This Blog Includes:
KMAT Kerala Participating Colleges
KMAT exam is conducted to help the topmost B-Schools in Kerala in selecting the best possible candidates. Therefore many institutes, universities and colleges in Kerala rely on the KMAT Examination to take admissions to their MBA Programs.
Topmost B-Schools Participating in KMAT
Here is the list of B-Schools with eminent faculty, innovative coursework and the finest placement opportunities that accept the KMAT Ranks and Scores.
|Institute||Course offered||Estimated Annual Fee|
|TKM Institute of Management, Kollam||MBA, PGDM||INR 1 L|
|Conspi Academy of Management Studies, Thiruvananthapuram||MBA||INR 1 L|
|Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi||MBA, PGDM||INR 73 K|
|Rajdhani Business School, Thiruvananthapuram||MBA||INR 2.8 L|
|Rajagiri Centre of Business Studies, Kochi||MBA. PGDM||INR 2 L – INR 7 L|
|SCMS School of Technology and Management, Kochi||MBA||INR 7 L|
|Farooq Institute of Management Studies, Calicut||MBA||INR 1.7 L|
|Albertian Institute of Management, Kochi||MBA||INR 1.7 L|
|FISAT Business School, Kochi||MBA||INR 1.46 L|
|Institute of Management and Technology, Thrissur||MBA, PGDM||INR 2 L – INR 7 L|
Also Read: KMAT Kerala Eligibility Criteria
Complete List of Colleges Accepting KMAT Scores
There are many colleges and institutes other than these that accept the KMAT Scores. The candidates can also look for the following colleges for admission in MBA and PGDM Courses with KMAT Scores and Ranks.
|Institute||Courses Offered||Estimated Fees|
|St. Joseph College of Engineering and Technology||MBA||INR 1.70 L|
|Vedavyasa Institute of Technology||MBA||INR 1.79 L|
|NBS Naipunya Business School||MBA||INR 3 L|
|DCSMAT Thiruvananthapuram||MBA||INR 3.98 L|
|Kerala Institute of Cooperative Management||MBA||INR 2 L|
|Rajagiri College of Social Sciences||MBA, PGDM||INR 24 K|
|Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship||MBA, PGDM||INR 9 L|
|Saintgits Institute of Management||MBA, PGDM||INR 2.1 L|
|Lead College of Management, Palakkad||MBA, PGDM||INR 3.9 L|
|Farook Institute of Management Studies||MBA, PGDM||INR 1.5 L|
|Holy Grace Academy of Management Studies||MBA, PGDM||INR 1.28 L|
|KMM College Of Arts And Science Thrikkakara||MBA, PGDM||INR 1.6 L|
|Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Coimbatore||MBA, PGDM||INR 10.6 L|
|Mangalam College of Engineering Ettumanoor||MBA, PGDM||INR 1.35 L|
|KMCT College of Engineering, Kozhikode||MBA, PGDM||INR 1.2 L|
|Digital University Kerala||MBA, PGDM||INR 4 L|
|Toc H Institute of Science and Technology||MBA, PGDM||INR 1.88 L|
|Viswajyothi College of Engineering and Technology||MBA, PGDM||INR 2.17 L|
|Providence College of Engineering, Chengannur||MBA, PGDM||INR 3.9 L|
|De Paul Institute of Science and Technology||MBA, PGDM||INR 41.5 K|
|Jawaharlal College of Engineering and Technology||MBA, PGDM||INR 60 K|
|Bhavan’s Royal Institute of Management||MBA, PGDM||INR 2.80 L|
|Lourdes Matha College of Science and Technology||MBA, PGDM||INR 2.40 L|
|KLE Society’s Institute of Management Studies and Research||MBA, PGDM||INR 2.80 L|
|Institute of Technology Mayyil||MBA, PGDM||INR 2.58 L|
|Asian School of Business||MBA, PGDM||INR 4.68 L|
|Elijah Institute of Management Studies, Thrissur||MBA, PGDM||INR 2.60 L|
|KVM College of Engineering and Information Technology||MBA, PGDM||INR 2.76 L|
|Chinmaya Institute of Technology||MBA, PGDM||INR 3.17 L|
|MES College of Engineering||MBA, PGDM||INR 2.87 L|
|Allama Iqbal Institute of Management||MBA, PGDM||INR 1.5 L|
|Amrita School of Business||MBA, PGDM||INR 6.6 L|
|Bharata Mata Institute of Management||MBA, PGDM||INR 3.6 L|
|Marian International Institute of Management||MBA, PGDM||INR 4.39 L|
|Marthoma College of Management and Technology||MBA, PGDM||INR 2.16 L|
|Kerala Institute of Tourism and Travel Studies||MBA, PGDM||INR 82 K|
|Chathamkulam Business School||MBA, PGDM||INR 1.47 L|
|Marthoma Institute of Information Technology||MBA, PGDM||INR 1.8 L|
|Gurudev Institute of Management Studies||MBA, PGDM||INR 2.32 L|
|G. Karunakaran Memorial Co-Operative College of Management and Technology||MBA, PGDM||INR 2.26 L|
|Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering and Technology||MBA, PGDM||INR 5.62 L|
|Member Sree Narayana Pillai Institute of Management and Technology||MBA, PGDM||INR 2.40 L|
|University of Kerala, Institute of Management Kariyavattom||MBA, PGDM||INR 50 K|
|Bishop Jerome Institute||MBA, PGDM||INR 2.92 L|
Factors for Deciding College
When the candidates have so many colleges to choose from, they might get confused and apply for the wrong colleges in such confusion, Applying to a lot of colleges can disrupt the focus on preparing for the most suitable ones. Here are some ideas one can keep in mind while selecting a college:
- Look for the academic coursework and specialisations offered.
- Calculate the ease of access to the university campus.
- One can also consider the fee requirements and availability of scholarships.
- Always consider the University Ranking.
- Look for NAAC Accredited colleges or universities with other important accreditation and affiliations.
- Research the placement rates, opportunities, and average and highest packages
- One can also look for classroom ratio. The number of students per professor is important to notice so that one can focus on studies.
Yes, KMAT is a necessary exam to get admission to MBA Programs in Kerala. Candidates who have written the widely accepted exams like CAT, CMAT or MAT will also have to give KMAT Kerala Exam to get admission in any of the KMAT Kerala Participating Colleges.
The passing score for KMAT Kerala is 15% for the General category 10% for SEBC Candidates and 7.5% for reserved SC, ST or PwD categories. This accounts for 107 marks, 72 marks and 54 marks respectively.
Kerala Management Aptitude Test or KMAT is organised in Kerala as an entrance examination to shortlist students for admission to various MBA and PGDM Programs in any of the institutes in Kerala offering these courses.
It is always good to research in depth about the institution to that one is applying for admission. The KMAT Participating Colleges are spread throughout the state of Kerala in major cities and districts like Kochi, Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur etc. In this blog, we have discussed all the participating colleges so that students can make an informed choice.
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