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KMAT 2017: Application Form, Admit Card, Exam Pattern

KMAT (Karnataka Management Aptitude Test), 2017 is a state level common entrance exam held for the candidates who seek admission in various MBA/PGDM and MCA programs offered by the top most B-Schools of Bangalore and Karnataka. KMAT is conducted every year by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association). The questions asked in KMAT 2017 is designed to check candidates’ Quants and LR Skills with their Verbal and General ability.

KMAT Application Process will start from May 20, 2017. Candidates can fill the form till July 25, 2017. KMAT Eligibility Criteria states that the candidates need to have a graduate degree before filling the KMAT Application Form. If he/ she qualifies the criteria, then they can go ahead and fill the form, available on KMAT Official Website.

Candidates looking for the KMAT Exam 2017 can check the details about its application form, eligibility, exam dates, syllabus, exam pattern etc. in the following article.

KMAT 2017 Important Dates

The dates for all the stages of KMAT 2017 is mentioned below. Candidates can check the date sheet to keep themselves updated about the processes of KMAT 2017.

Commencement of Registration ProcessMay 20, 2017
Closing Date of Online registrationJuly 25, 2017
KMAT Admit Card Issue DateJuly 28, 2017
KMAT 2017 Examination (MBA/PGDM/MCA)July 30, 2017
Declaration of KMAT ResultsAugust 7, 2017

Candidates have the option to apply through Online or Offline Mode. The registration for KMAT 2017 will start in the month of April, so all the interested candidates should make sure to visit the official website and get themselves registered for KMAT Exam.

KMAT 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates appearing for KMAT Exam must fulfill minimum requisite qualifications to be eligible for KMAT 2017. All the candidates can go through the criteria on which they will be considered qualified to take the exam.

  • For KMAT MCA 2017, candidates must have completed their graduation degree with percentage of 50% or more. Candidates must have chosen Mathematics as main subject either in their graduation or in 10+2.
  • For KMAT MBA 2017, candidates must have completed their graduation degree with a minimum of three years’ duration or Master’s degree examination of any recognized education body in Commerce, Management, Arts, Social Sciences, Engineering/ Technology or equivalent subject. Candidates belonging to SC/ST Category should have secured 40% or more to apply for KMAT MBA. The Eligibility and relaxation to reserved category candidates are decided as per UGC Guidelines.
  • It is important for the KMAT candidates to have recognized bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years’ duration or equivalent in any disciple with 50% marks. Candidates in their final year of Bachelor’s degree can also apply for KMAT 2017. Such candidates must have completed their Bachelor’s degree before the time of KMAT 2017 Admission. Candidates must have secured percentage equal to or more than minimum requisite percentage as per their exam and their category. In case candidate is unable to produce necessary documents supporting their claim of completion of Bachelor’s degree, they will be removed from the process thereafter.

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KMAT 2017 Application Process

Candidates can register for KMAT 2017 at the official website- in the first week of April. Information such as Name, contact number and email id is required to register for KMAT 2017. An amount of INR 1000 is to be paid by the candidates in form of application fee. The amount is to be paid only through Demand Draft and no other mode of payment is available to the candidates. Details about DD is required during Application process. The last date to apply for KMAT 2017 is July 25, 2017. No applications will be accepted by KPPGCA after the last date. Steps mentioned below should be followed to register for KMAT 2017.

  • Go to the official website
  • Click on “Apply Now” from the menu bar
  • Click on “Register Online” to proceed.
  • Read the instructions carefully.
  • Fill in the required details
  • Fill in the DD details carefully
  • click “Apply
  • Obtain hard copy of completed Application Form.

Note: Candidate registering for MBA/PGDM and MCA both will be required to register separately for each course. Two KMAT 2017 Admit Card will be generated to the candidates for each exam. Candidates are required to present respective admit cards for KMAT 2017 exams. Candidates are advised to carry hard copy of Completed Application Form to the Test Centre.

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KMAT 2017 Admit Card

KMAT 2017 Admit Card will be available for download at the official website from July 28, 2017. Admit Card is a mandatory document and is required at each stage of KMAT 2017. It contains information about the candidate and KMAT 2017 Exam viz. candidate’s name, Enrollment Number, Exam applied for along with the KMAT Test Centres, date and timings. Guideline are mentioned on the KMAT 2017 Admit Card. Candidates are expected to follow the mentioned guidelines for smooth conduct of KMAT 2017 Examination.

Admit Card is a provisional document used as a verification card during all the stages of KMAT 2017. It must be seconded by a valid Photo Id issued by Govt. of India. In absence of valid Photo Id, candidate’s identity may be doubted and such applicants are liable to be rejected.

Candidates are advised to check and verify all the details mentioned on the KMAT 2017 admit card. The details on the admit card should match with details provided during KMAT Application Process. Any mismatch in the information will result in rejection of candidate from the process. Any error, misprint or discrepancy in the KMAT Admit Card must be communicated immediately to the KPPGCA authorities at the following address.

The Secretary - KMAT 2017

Seshadripuram First Grade College

C A Site No 26 Yelahanka New town Bangalore 560064

Helpline Number: +91 9343996664 / 9343996665


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KMAT 2017 Exam Pattern

KMAT 2017 Exam is conducted in pen paper mode to intake students for MBA/PGDM/MCA to various B-Schools in Bangalore and Karnataka. The KMAT 2017 Exam is of two hours (120 minutes). The total number of questions asked in KMAT (MBA/MCA/PGDM) 2017 is 120 divided among 4 sections viz. Verbal Ability, Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning and General Science. There is no negative marking. Candidates will be awarded 1 mark for each correct answer. No marks will be awarded/deducted for questions not attempted. Questions asked in KMAT 2017 is of moderate level and Secondary standard. Main aim of questions asked in KMAT 2017 Exam is to judge the candidates on the basis of their ability to solve problems quickly and correctly.


Following is the detailed information about both (MBA/PGDM and MCA) KMAT 2017 Test with each section.

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension40
Quantitative Ability40
Logical Reasoning20
General Awareness


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KMAT 2017 List Of Participating Institutes

More than 169 B-Schools of Karnataka will accept students through KMAT 2017. Allotment of seats to various institutes are subject to performance of candidates in KMAT 2017, average marks scored by candidates in KMAT 2017 and number of vacancies available in the institutes. The top 10 illustrious colleges that consider scores of candidates in KMAT 2017 are mentioned below.

CollegeCityCourses Offered
PES Institute of Technology and ManagementBengaluruMCA
Presidency CollegeKarnatakaMBA
St. Aloysius Institute of Management and Information Technology (AIMIT)MangaloreMBA
Sambhram Academy of Management Studies (SAMS, Bangalore)BengaluruMBA
Bharatesh Education Trust’s Global Business School (BETGBS)BelagaviMBA
KLS Gogte Institute of Technology (KLSGIT)BelagaviMBA
Acharya Institute of Management and SciencesBengaluruMBA
ISBR Business SchoolBengaluruMBA/PGDM
Alliance UniversityBengaluruMBA


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Abisha K

Hello! Good morning. Can students from Tamil nadu attend KMAT 2017 examination?

06 Mar, 2017 11:59

The kmat exam has been postponed again and again. From 10th july to 17th july and now 24th july. I am facing a lot of problem because of this. I had to cancel my flight tickets twice. Can you tell me the exact date of the exam. Because without the exact date it is very difficult to arrange flights and accomodation as i am from another state. Please reply

06 Mar, 2017 11:59
Bharat Reddy

Iz kmat belongs for only Karnataka colleges or over all India?

06 Mar, 2017 11:59
Jeshma Maria Veigas

Sir can i pay my fees by credit card if so .. can i get link of paying by cc.. please help me ...

06 Mar, 2017 11:59

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