KMAT 2021: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria


KMAT 2021 is also known as Karnataka Management Aptitude Test which is conducted by the Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association. The entrance exam is conducted at the state level once a year. This entrance exam offers admission into AICTE approved MBA / MCA / PGDM Courses. Interested candidate can go through the following article for detailed information regarding the Karnataka MAT exam like admit card, exam pattern, syllabus etc.

KMAT 2021 Status

Exam Notification Yet to be announced

KMAT 2021 Important Dates


The important dates of KMAT 2021 are given in the table below.

KMAT 2021 Schedule
Events Dates
Online application form availability Last week of May 2021
Last date to fill the application Last week fo June 2021
The facility of changing exam centres online June 2021
Admit card release July 2021
KMAT exam date July 2021
Answer key release August 2021
Result declaration August 2021

KMAT 2021 Application Form

The vital information regarding the KMAT Application form is given below.

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  • The application form is available in online mode.
  • Candidates can fill the application form through the official website.
  • Multiple forms of the single candidate will be rejected by the officials.
  • Candidates are advised to fill the application form correctly as no correction window will be provided.

KMAT 2021 Application Fee

The detailed information regarding KMAT Application fee is given below.

  • Candidate have to pay Rs.800/-
  • Mode of Payment: Applicants have to pay their fee through online mode by credit card, debit card or net banking.
  • No request of fee refund will be entertained by the conducting body.

How to Apply for KMAT Kerala 2021?

The steps to apply for the KMAT 2021 exam are given below:

  • Registration:
    • Visit the official website.
    • Click on the registration link.
    • Enter the basic details asked such as name, gender, DoB, email id etc.
  • Login and Filling the Details:
    • Login using the login credentials received on the email id or mobile number.
    • Enter the details asked such as personal, academic and qualification details.
    • Click Save and Continue.
  • Application Fee Payment:
    • Then, candidates need to pay the application fee.
    • The application fee can be paid through online mode only.
  • Uploading Documents:
    • Now, candidates have to upload the documents.
    • The documents should be in the prescribed format only.
    • The documents to be uploaded are:
      • Photograph
      • Signature
  • Choosing the Exam Centre:
    • Choose any three exam centres according to the preference.
    • Then click on the submit button.
  • Verification and Submission:
    • Now, review the application form.
    • Check if there is any mistake and correct it by clicking on edit.
    • After making changes, the candidate may click on submit button.
    • At last, click on the submit button and the application form will get submitted.

KMAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The detailed information regarding the KMAT Eligibility criteria is given below.

Course Qualifying Marks Subjects Minimum Marks
MBA / PGDM Bachelor’s Degree / Master’s Degree from a recognized University

Appearing Candidates are also eligible for application.

Management, Commerce, Engineering / Technology, Arts, Social Science, Equivalent At least 50% marks (45% marks in Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes)
MCA Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University Mathematics at 10 + 2 Level or Graduation Level At least 50% marks

These are the latest updated eligibility criteria of KMAT by the officials.

KMAT 2021 Exam Pattern

The detailed information regarding the KMAT Exam Pattern is given below.

Mode of exam Pen & Paper based (Offline
Question Type Objective
Total Questions 180
Marking Scheme 4 marks will be awarded for every right answer
Negative Marking 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer
Sections 4
Language English


Sections Number of Questions Subjects
A 50 English Language Usage and Reading
B 50 Data Sufficiency and Logical Reasoning
C 40 General Knowledge and Contemporary Business Scenario
D 40 Quantitative Aptitude
Total 180

KMAT 2021 Syllabus

The KMAT Karnataka syllabus will be made from the subjects like:

Subjects Topics
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension Reading Comprehension, Word usage, Fill in the Blanks, Vocabulary, Critical Reasoning, Tenses, Antonym and Synonym, Grammer, Para Jumbles, Fact Inference Judgement.
Quantitative Aptitude HCF & LCM, Algebra, Simplification, Ratios & Proportion Number System, Geometry, Profit & Loss, work & Time, Partnership (Accounts), Geometric Progression, Percentages & Averages, IN-equation, Quadratic Equation, Time, Speed and Distance, Theory of Equations, Sequences and Series, Permutation and Combination, Mensuration of Areas and Volumes, Maxima and Minima, Function, Trigonometric Ratios, Height and Distance.
Data Sufficiency and Logical Reasoning Bar Graph, Line Graph, Tables, Combinations of Graphs, Venn Diagram, Data Sufficiency, Pie Chart, Propositions, Blood Relation, Puzzles, Syllogism, Assumptions, Data Arrangement, Statements.
General Knowledge and Contemporary Business Scenario Business, Sports, Politics, personalities in News, Culture, Social Developments, Trade Awareness, Current Affairs of National and International Economics, Economics.

This is the latest updated syllabus of KMAT.

KMAT 2021 Admit Card

The vital information regarding KMAT Admit card is given below.

  • The admit card will be available in online mode.
  • Candidates can download the admit card from the
  • The Hall Ticket for KMAT is released by Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA).
  • Karnataka Management Aptitude Test 2021 Admit Card can be downloaded through the official website.
  • Applicants need to bring the admit card along with one photo Id proof on the day of examination.
  • Without the Admit Card, applicants will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.

How to download KMAT Admit Card Online?

The procedure for downloading the KMAT Admit card is given below.

  • Step 1- Visit the official website. i.e.
  • Step 2- Search for the link “Download Admit Card”.
  • Step 3 – Click on the link and download the admit card.
  • Step 4 – Click on the centre list and locate your centre.
  • Step 5 – Take the printout of the admit card to show at the exam venue.

KMAT Karnataka Exam Centres

The list of the KMAT Karnataka exam centres are given below.

  • Delhi,
  • Lucknow,
  • Belgaum,
  • Bellary,
  • Bijapur,
  • Bagalkot,
  • Bangalore,
  • Kolkata,
  • Davangere,
  • Gulbarga,
  • Hubli,
  • Mangalore,
  • Mysore,
  • Shimoga,
  • Tumkur
  • Udupi

KMAT 2021 Answer Key

The vital information regarding the KMAT 2021 Answer Key is given below.

  • The answer key will be made available in online mode.
  • Candidates will be able to download the answer key form the official website.
  • Answer Key will issue just after the completion of the written examination.
  • The answer key contains the correct answers of all the questions of the exam paper.
  • Candidates will be able to evaluate their scores or performance with the help of answer key.

KMAT 2021 Result

The vital information regarding the KMAT 2021 Result is given below.

  • Scorecard will be made available in online mode.
  • Candidates will be able to check the result on the official website.
  • Candidates have to enter their application number and date of birth to check the result.
  • Take the printout of the scorecard and keep it safe till the admission procedure.

KMAT 2021 Cut Off

The vital information regarding the KMAT Cut off is given below.

  • Aspirants must score minimum cut off marks to be eligible to participate for the counselling rounds.
  • The authority will release the Cut off separately by participating institution and colleges after the announcement of result.
  • The cut off will be the maximum marks to be obtained by the students in the entrance exam.

KMAT 2021 Counselling

The detailed information regarding the KMAT counselling is given below.

  •  After downloading the scorecard, candidates can apply for different colleges according to their rank.
  • The counselling process will be completely offline.
  • Aspirants have to carry their documents along with one photocopy.

Documents Required at the time of KMAT 2021

  • Matric Mark Sheet and certificates
  • Passport Size Photographs
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Category Certificate (If Applicable)
  • KMAT Score Card
  • Character certificate
  • KMAT Admit Card

Here is the list of Different colleges which accepts KMAT Karnataka 2020 scores:

S.No. Name of the College
1 College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram
2 T.K.M.College of Engineering, Kollam
3 Lourdes Matha College of Science & Technology, Thiruvananthapuram
4 Rajadhani Institute of Engineering And Technology, Alamode, Attingal, Thiruvananthapuram
5 Bishop Jerome Institute, Fathima College Road, Kollam
6 Sree Narayana Institute of Technology, Theppupara, Ezhamkulam, Pathanamthitta
7 Kerala Institute of Tourism and Travel Studies, Thiruvananthapuram
8 Co-operative Institute of Management and Technology, Monvila, Trivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram
9 Marthoma Institute of Information Technology, Chadayamangalam, Ayur, Kollam
10 G K M Co-operative College of Management & Technology, Kakkode, Karakulam
11 Kerala Institute of Co-operative Management, Neyyardam, Thiruvananthapuram
12 Institute of Management and Technology, Punnapra, Alappuzha
13 Gurudev Institute of Management Studies, Kadakkal, Kollam
14 DC School of Management & Technology, Kinfra, Kazhakkuttam, Thiruvananthapuram
15 Institute of Management in Kerala, Kariyavattom, Thiruvananthapuram
16 Sankar Institute of Science Technology & Management
17 T.K.M.Institute of Management
18 Member Sree Narayana Pillai Institute of Management & Technology
19 Allama Iqbal Institute of Management
20 UIM, Vadakkal, Alappuzha
21 UIM, Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram
22 UIM, Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram
23 UIM, Ezhamkulam, Adoor, Pathanamthitta
24 UIM, Mundakkal, Kollam
25 UIM, Chemmakkad, Kundara, Kollam
26 UIM, Punalur, Kollam

KMAT 2021 Highlights

The vital information regarding the KMAT exam is given below.

Name of Exam Karnataka Management Aptitude Test 2021
Conducting Body Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association
Courses Offered MBA, PGDM and MCA
Mode of Application Online Mode
Mode of Exam Offline Mode ( Pen and Paper mode)
Number of Seats 1,10,000
Official website

FAQs of KMAT Karnataka

I don't have math as a main subject in 12th and graduation. Am I eligible for KMAT MCA?

No, you should have maths as a main subject either in 12th or in graduation to get admission in KMAT 2020.

How many seats are reserved for OBC category?

27 % of the total seats are reserved for OBC category candidates.

What is the eligibility criteria for KMAT MBA/ PGDM?

Candidates should have done bachelor with a minimum 50% aggregate in the exam.

I am in my final year am I eligible for KMAT 2020?

Yes, Candidates in their final year are eligible for KMAT 2020.

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  1. As you know that after Malayalam exam, there is only one day gap for studying SS and we are not able to study all the 23 chapters in one day. Except Malayalam all the other language has more than two days . So i kindly request you to change the time table and give us some more days to study


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