KMAT Selection Process 2023: Dates, Procedure

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KMAT Selection Process

Every applicant of the Karnataka Management Aptitude Test will go through the same KMAT Selection Process 2023 before getting shortlisted. The selection procedure is expected to begin soon as the KMAT result 2023 was declared on 21 November 2023. There are several stages of the selection process and candidates will get shortlisted for the next stage after they perform well in the last stage. In this blog, we will discuss the step-by-step KMAT Selection Process organized by the Karnataka Private Post Graduate College Association (KPPGCA).

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KMAT Selection Process Dates

After the result for KMAT is released, the selection process begins. Till now, there is no official announcement for the dates of selection from the official sources. However, as the results are out, the procedure is expected to begin soon.

Particulars Dates
KMAT result release 21 November 2023
Counselling TBA
Document Verification TBA

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KMAT Selection Procedure

When the KMAT results are released, the selection procedure of KMAT begins. The first step in the selection process is counselling which consists of group discussion and personal interview. The colleges that are accepting KMAT scores will release cut-off criteria and a merit list of the candidates who match the cut-off. 

The next step of the selection procedure is document verification. There are certain documents required by each candidate. This step will verify these documents, confirm their authenticity and finish the process. 

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KMAT Counseling

KMAT counselling consists of two steps. The main objective of counselling is to select the desired and eligible colleges from all the participating colleges of KMAT. These are the steps of KMAT counselling:

  • There are two rounds: Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). Each candidate gets different schedule for each process.
  • The merit list of successful candidates meeting the cutoff criteria for KMAT scores is published by colleges that accept KMAT scores.
  • When applying for KMAT in 2023, candidates must choose a preferred participating institute. The criteria for selection in KMAT participating colleges differ, as each institute sets its own unique cutoff.

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Release of Merit List

After the scores of KMAT are released, every participating college will release a merit list. The cut-off according to the scores is released by the conducting body. The KMAT merit list will be prepared according to the cut-off. This list has the names of different students who have cleared the exam based on the scores. 

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Group Discussion and Personal Interview 

The next step is the group discussion and personal interview round. The candidate will have to visit the assigned centre for the group discussion and the personal interview. The candidate needs to clear both the GD and PI process. 

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Release of the Final list

After the GD and PI round, a final merit list is prepared. This list will contain the names of the applicants who have cleared the cut-off as well as both the GD and PI round. These candidates will be further called for the next step for the final admission.

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KMAT Document Verification

The next step of the KMAT selection process is document verification. The applicant who has cleared the counselling process will be called for document verification. Whosoever presents all the required documents and proves the authenticity of documents gets selected for the particular college and gets final admission. 

These are some of the documents that an applicant needs to carry on the day of document verification day:

Make sure you carry 2 copies of the original documents to avoid any hindrance (if any). 

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What if I forget to carry the documents or miss any documents on the day of the selection process?

It’s very important to carry all the documents required for the final selection. If any applicant misses any of the documents will be rejected and not be a part of the selection process. 

Do I need to be physically present at the time of the KMAT selection process?

Yes, the applicant needs to be physically present at the time of the selection process. The authority will verify the identity of the person before shortlisting them.

What is the schedule for a counselling round of KMAT?

The merit list will be released on the same day. However, the Group discussion and personal interview will be scheduled according to the particular college.

How will I know the schedule of the KMAT selection process?

To know the dates of the selection process, you can visit the official website of the conducting body. You can also get notifications on your registered mail address. 

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