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KMAT 2017: Karnataka Management Aptitude Test

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) is a state level common entrance exam organized by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association). It is conducted every year for admissions to various MBA/ PGDM and MCA programs offered by the top most B-Schools of Bangalore and Karnataka. The exam was successfully conducted on July 30, 2017.

Listed below are quick facts about KMAT 2017:

  • KMAT Results will be released by KPPGCA on August 07, 2017. Check  KMAT Result
  • Candidates can visit the official website of KMAT i.e. kmatindia.com to check their results. 
  • KMAT Score card Results will contain Net scores with Percentile obtained in KMAT 2017.
  • The scores are accepted by more than 169+ well-known AICTE approved University – affiliated B-Schools in Bangalore and Karnataka. Check  KMAT Participating Colleges

The exam pattern is similar to that of any management entrance exam namely KMAT Kerala, XAT, TISSNET etc. KMAT 2017 is a paper-pen based exam, having objective type of questions. A total of 120 questions is asked, divided into 3 sections namely Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension, Logical & Abstract and Quantitative Ability. Check  KMAT Exam Pattern


Highlights of KMAT 2017 

Exam NameKarnataka Management Aptitude Test or KMAT Karnataka
Conducting BodyKarnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA)
Application ModeOnline
Minimum QualificationGraduate Degree
Exam DateJuly 30, 2017
Exam ModeOffline
Courses OfferedMBA/ PGDM and MCA
Official Websitewww.kmatindia.com
Helpline Number9343996664/ 9343996665

What is the difference between KMAT Karnataka and Karnataka PGECET?

About KMAT

  • KMAT stands for Karnataka Management Aptitude Test.
  • It is conducted by Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA).
  • Through this exam, candidates get admissions to MBA/ PGDM and MCA programs offered in Private Colleges in Bangalore and Karnataka.
  • Candidates from India and Foreign can participate in KMAT exam.

About Karnataka PGCET

  • Karnataka PGCET stands for Karnataka Post Graduate Common Entrance Test.
  • It is conducted by Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA).
  • Through this exam, candidates get admissions to MBA, MCA, ME, M.Tech and M.Arch programs offered in Government Colleges across Karnataka.
  • Karnataka and non – Karnataka candidates can participate in Karnataka PGCET.

Salient Features of KMAT

  • KMAT Karnataka is open to all the Indian candidates. Candidates from any part of India can participate in the examination.
  • It is a gatewat to the Silicon Valley of India i.e. Bangalore. It is considered as No. 1 destination for MBA/ PGDM, offering huge opportunities in the same field.
  • Candidates performing exceptionally well will get an opportunity of Scholarship and Fee Waiver.

KMAT 2017 Exam Dates

The official dates for KMAT MBA and MCA exam are now released on the official website of KMAT 2017. Candidates must make sure to make the registrations before it closes. All the important dates related to the exam are tabulated below:

EventDate
Commencement of KMAT RegistrationMay 20, 2017
Closing Date of Online registrationJuly 16  July 21, 2017
KMAT Admit Card Issue DateJuly 28, 2017
KMAT 2017 Examination (MBA/PGDM and MCA)July 30, 2017
Declaration of KMAT ResultAugust 07, 2017

KMAT 2017 Eligibility

Through KMAT Scores, candidates can get admissions to MBA/ PGDM or MCA programs offered at various colleges in Bangalore and Karnataka. The conducting body has defined minimum eligibility standards that need to be satisfied to fill in the form. Listed below are the standards which will indicate if they can appear for KMAT 2017:

Eligibility for KMAT MBA/ PGDM

  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 3 years duration, and should have secured at least 50% in aggregate (45% for SC/ST candidate). 
  • Masters degree from a recognized education body in Commerce, Management, Arts, Social Sciences, Engineering/ Technology or equivalent. A minimum 50% in aggregate (45% for SC/ST candidate) is also required.
  • Candidates in their final year of Bachelor’s degree are also eligible to apply.

Eligibility for KMAT MCA

  • One should have studied Mathematics at 10+2 level or at the graduation level.
  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 3 years duration, and should have secured at least 50% in aggregate.

Read More about KMAT Eligibility Criteria


KMAT 2017 Application Form

The registration window for KMAT 2017 will close by July 21, 2017. As of now, there is no provision of form correction by Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association. So, one must carefully provide all the information properly and review it before submitting.  

  • KMAT Application Form can be accessed by visiting KMAT Official Website i.e. kmatindia.com
  • The application fee is same for all the categories. An amount of INR 1000 is to be paid in the form of Demand Draft. No other mode of payment is available.
  • Information such as Name, contact number, and email id is required to register for KMAT 2017
  • No applications will be accepted by KPPGCA after the last date.

Steps to follow at the time of KMAT Registration 2017 are as follows:

Step 1: Visit KMAT Official Website i.e.kmatindia.com. 

Step 2: Scroll down and the following tab will appear, as highlighted below:

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Step 3: Click on ‘Apply Now for KMAT 2017’ tab.

Step 4: A new page will appear, providing instructions related to KMAT Application Form. One must go through all the instructions thoroughly so as to avoid committing mistakes while filling the form for KMAT Karnataka.

Step 5: After reading the instructions, now click on ‘Register’ tab and fill all the required details.

Step 6: After filling all details, click on ‘Submit’ tab. Candidates will then be issued a ‘Reference Number’. It will be sent to the mobile number and email ID as mentioned at the time of applying.

Step 7: Next, re-login using the reference number and DOB in order to fill the form. The following screenshot represents the same:

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After providing these credentials, candidates will be redirected to a new window. Here, they are required to fill in final KMAT Application Form. 

Read More About KMAT Application Form

Note: 

  • Candidate registering for KMAT MBA and MCA both will be required to register separately for each course.
  • For each program, a separate admit card will be issued. 
  • Candidates are required to present respective admit cards for KMAT 2017 exams.
  • It is advisable to carry a hard copy of completed application form to the Test Centre.

KMAT 2017 Admit Card

KPPGCA will release KMAT Admit Card via online mode only. Candidates have to visit the official website in order to download the document. As per the official notification, admit card will be available from July 23, 2017.

  • For each program, a separate admit card will be issued.
  • The document will contain information about candidate and KMAT 2017 Exam viz. Candidate’s name, Enrollment No., Program applied for along with KMAT Test Centres, Exam Date, and Timings.
  • Guidelines are also mentioned on KMAT Admit Card. Candidates must follow the mentioned guidelines for smooth conduct of KMAT Exam.
  • One must check and verify all the details mentioned on the admit card/ hall ticket. The details on the admit card should match with details provided during KMAT Registration.
  • 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

Email: info@kmatindia.com

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

KMAT Test Centers

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test will be conducted in the below-mentioned cities. 

Center NameCenter Name
BagalkotBangalore
BelgaumBellary
BijapurDavangere
GulbargaHubli
MangaloreMysore
ShimogaTumkur
Udupi

KMAT 2017 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of Karnataka Management Aptitude Test is defined by the conducting body. Until now, the paper pattern has not undergone any changes. Questions for KMAT MBA and MCA programs will be different. It is expected that the level of questions for KMAT MBA program will be high as compared to MCA.

  • KMAT 2017 is held in offline mode.
  • The duration of exam is 2 hours (120 minutes).
  • The total number of questions asked is 120 divided among 3 sections viz. Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension, Logical & Abstract Reasoning and Quantitative Ability
  • For each correct answer, 1 mark is awarded. Also, there is no provision of negative marking. No marks will be awarded/ deducted for questions not attempted.
  • Questions asked in KMAT 2017 is of a moderate level.
  • Main aim of questions asked in KMAT Exam is to judge candidates on the basis of their ability to solve problems quickly and correctly.

Read More About KMAT Exam Pattern

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

SectionQuestion
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension40
Quantitative Ability40
Logical Reasoning & Abstract Reasoning40
Total120

KMAT Result 2017 and Score Card

KMAT Result is announced by Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA). Candidates can check the same by visiting the official website of KMAT. For this year, the results will be available from August 07, 2017. 

  • KMAT Result will be released in the form of Score cards.
  • The results will be displayed as Net scores with Percentile in KMAT score card.
  • The scores are accepted by more than 169+ well known AICTE approved University-affiliated B-Schools in Bangalore and Karnataka.

Know more aboutKMAT Result

To obtain the hard copy of KMAT Scorecard contact:

The Secretary – KMAT 2017

Seshadripuram First Grade College

C A Site No 26 Yelahanka New Town Bangalore – 560064

Helpline Number: +91 9343996664 / 9343996665

Note:Post declaration of results, there will be no centralised selection procedure for the Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT). Institutes/ Colleges accepting KMAT Score will hold a seperate selection procedure or KMAT Counselling for final admissions.


KMAT 2017 Participating Institutes

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

CollegeCityCourses Offered
PES Institute of Technology and ManagementBengaluruMCA
Presidency CollegeBengaluruMBA
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

Check moreKMAT Participating Institutes 

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4 Comments
Abisha K

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

06 Mar, 2017 11:59
Himadree

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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