Kerala Management Admission Test 2020

Kerala MAT

Kerala Management Admission Test

Pen & Paper Mode

KERALA MAT Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,000
  • Number Of Attempts:2
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, Kerala (KUFOS)
  • Courses:MBA
  • Streams:Management

KMAT Kerala 2023: Answer Key (Out), Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date

Updated On - February 25 2023 by Akriti Maurya

Kerala MAT 2023 Application form is released from 9 January 2023. It will be conducted by the Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala under the supervision of the Admission Supervisory Committee (ASC) and Fee Regulatory Committee for Professional Colleges of Kerala. it is a State-Level Entrance exam. KMAT is for admission to the MBA course in the different colleges located in Kerala. The exam is conducted twice throughout the year. It is a Pen-Paper Based Test (PBT). All the candidates can refer to the following article to know about the complete details of the KMAT Kerala 2023.
KMAT MBA 2023 entrance exam admit cards have been released! Candidates can find and download their KMAT 2023 admit card from the official Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Kerala website at by using their application number and password. Don't miss this chance to secure a spot for the upcoming KMAT MBA 2023!

Latest Updates

  • KMAT 2023 application form was released on 9 Janaury 2023. Candidates can apply for Kerala Management Aptitude Test 2023 from the official website- .
  • KMAT 2023 Exam was held on 19 February 2023.
  • Provisional Answer Key released.

KMAT Kerala 2023 Exam Status

Candidates can check the KMAT Kerala 2023 exam status from the below table:

Kerala Management Admission Test 2023 Status

Provisional Answer Key released.

KMAT Kerala 2023 Important Dates

All the candidates can check the important dates and events regarding the KMAT Kerala 2023 in the below-given table:

For First Session:

KMAT 2023
EventsDates (Announced)
Starting of application form09 January 2023
Last date to submit application19 January 2023
Admit card03 February 2023
KMAT Kerala 2023 exam date19 February 2023
Answer key19 February 2023(Provisional)
Announcement of resultYet to announce

For Session First:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Starting of application formJune 2023
Last date to submit the applicationJuly 2023
Admit cardJuly/ August 2023
KMAT Kerala 2023 exam dateJuly/ August 2023
Answer keyAugust 2023
Announcement of resultAugust 2023

KMATAdmission Process 2023

The complete admission process for the KMATexam is as under:

STEP 1: KMAT application process

KMAT applications will be available on the official KMAT website from the day of the beginning of the registration process.

STEP 2: KMAT admit card

KMAT admit card will be made available for download from the scheduled date till the exam day. Registered candidates can download their admit cards by using their application number and password.

STEP 3: KMAT 2023

KMAT will be conducted in a computer-based test mode.

Step 4: KMAT2023 results

KMAT2023 results will be announced on the official website of JEMAT. 

Step 5: KMAT2023 Counselling

After the result announcement, candidates who qualify for the examination will be called for Group Discussion and Personal Interview and then they will have to participate in online counselling as well as offline counselling for final admissions.

KMAT Kerala 2023 Application Form

Applicants who are willing to submit an application for KMAT Kerala 2023 must fill in the application form.  Candidates must check the fulfillment of all the eligibility for the exam. The candidate first has all the vital information regarding KMAT 2023 Application form (For the second session). Candidates can register themselves in online mode only. Steps for Online Application is summarised below:
  • The Applicants then go through the Eligibility Criteria & Requirements before going for the registration process.
  • Click on the Register Link present on KMAT Kerala 2023 website to start the registration process.
  • Candidates can register by providing the basic information.
  • Registered Candidates will receive an email notification to their registered email id with their application number, password and the link to complete the application form.
  • Once you got registered, Log In using the Login credentials.
  • Fill in the remaining details i.e, Personal details, Education Qualifications, Choice of Examination centre and hit "Submit".
  • A summary along with the complete amount payable will be presented. You will be redirected to the payment gateway page by clicking on the "Make Payment" link.
  • After the registration or filling the application form successfully candidates have to submit the Application Fee via Net banking /Debit card/ Credit card.
  • On successful completion of the form and payment, the candidate can download the online application form.
  • All future communications will be done only to the registered email ID.

How to apply for KMAT Kerala 2023?

Candidates can apply for KMAT Kerala 2023 by following the steps given below.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website or simply click on the links provided here on the page.
  • Step 2: Candidates are redirected to the registration page where they need to enter the asked details.
  • Step 3: Then, click on the “Register” button and login credentials are sent to the email ID.
  • Step 4: Candidates can now login using their Application Number & Password.
  • Step 5: Thereafter,  candidates have to enter personal details, address details and qualification details.
  • Step 6: After that candidates can proceed to the payment of the required Application Fee.
  • Step 7: Now, after the successful payment candidates can upload the required documents and select the Test City of their preference.

KMAT Kerala 2023 Application Fee

The Application Fee for Kerala Management Admission Test 2023 for the applicants belonging to different categories are in the Table below:

Applicant's CategoryFee
General/ OBCRs.1000/-
SC/STRs. 750/-
Mode of Payment: The Application Fee for Kerala 2020 can be paid only Online. Applicants can go through following gateways for Fee payment -
  • Credit Card/ Debit Card (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro)
  • Internet Banking

KMAT Kerala 2023 Eligibility Criteria 

Candidates willing to ensue career in the field of Business Administration will apply for the application. Candidates need to know that, before applying for the entrance test, they must go through all the eligibility requirements and standards.  Interested candidates must fulfil the following KMAT 2023 Eligibility

  • Qualification: The Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree from any stream with required aggregates. Final semester candidates can also apply.
  • Nationality: Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply.
  • Domicile: Applying candidate must be a native of Kerala State.
  • Percentage: Candidates must have 50% marks in the qualifying exam (40% marks for SC/ST).
  • Exams: Candidates with a valid scorecard of CMAT & CAT can apply KMAT 2023.
  • Age Limit: There is no age limit to apply for KMAT Kerala 2023 exam.

KMAT Kerala 2023 Exam Pattern

The KMAT Kerala 2023 Exam is an offline entrance Examination for applicants seeking admission in MBA courses. The Exam Pattern of KMAT Kerala 2023 is specified in the table below:
KMAT 2023 Paper Pattern
Mode of ExaminationOffline
Types of QuestionsMCQs
No. of Questions180
Time Duration2 hour 30 minutes
No. of Sections4 (A, B, C, D)
Medium of examinationEnglish
Total Marks720
Marking Scheme 

(+) 4 for Correct and (-) 1/4 for Incorrect

The table given below shows the question distribution from each section:

KMAT 2023 Question Distribution
SectionsNo. of questions
English Language Usage and Reading Comprehension50
Quantitative Aptitude50
Data Sufficiency & Logical Reasoning40
General Knowledge & Contemporary Business Scenario40
Total180 questions

KMAT Kerala 2023 Syllabus 

KMAT Kerala 2023 Syllabus will consist of questions from English Language Usage and Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude, Data sufficiency & Logical Reasoning and General Knowledge & Contemporary Business Scenario.

  • Section A (English Language Usage and Reading Comprehension), Candidates must concentrate on Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Word Usage, Fill in the Blanks and much more.
  • Section B (Quantitative Aptitude), candidates must study HCF & LCM, Algebra, Quadratic Equation, Functions, Trigonometric Ratios, Height & Distance and much more.
  • Section C (Data sufficiency & Logical Reasoning), candidates will have to study topics like Bar Graph, Line Graph, Data Arrangements, Statements, etc.
  • Section D (General Knowledge), candidates must go through topics such as Business, Sports, Culture, Economics, etc.

KMAT Kerala 2023 Preparation Tips

Candidates can check the preparation tips for KMAT Kerala 2023 below.

  • KMAT Candidates must give equal time and concentration to each and every section.
  • Candidates must keep them strong with Language skills by reading newspapers like The Hindu daily.
  • They must learn at least 10 new words daily to enhance their vocabulary.
  • Candidates must practice numerical questions for Mathematics Section and other previous year's questions to enhance the speed.
  • Candidates must keep themselves updated with current affairs by regularly reading newspapers, magazines, watching News Channels, etc.

KMAT Kerala 2023 Recommended Books

Candidate must have to select some best set of books which are used by the majority of the students for KMAT 2023. The candidate has to prepare accordingly and practice a lot of questions for clearing the exam with a good score. They can refer to the following books for KMAT Kerala 2023 and prepare them accordingly.

KMAT 2023 Important Books
Book NameAuthor
Quantitative Aptitude Nishit Sinha
Verbal Ability Arun Sharma
Quantitative aptitude R.S. Agarwal
Data Interpretation Arun Sharma
Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension Ajay Singh
Verbal AbilityWren and Martin
Mock tests & Solved papers Tarun Goyal

KMAT Kerala 2023 Admit Card

The vital information regarding KMAT Kerala admit card 2023 is given below:

  • Candidates have to download the admit card and keep it safe with them.
  • It is necessary to take the admit card to the examination centre along with one photo ID.
  • If a candidate found without admit card in the examination hall then the candidate is not allowed to the examination hall.
  • No candidate will allow carrying any electric device in the examination hall.
  • For more information regarding admit card, candidates are advised to check the official website regularly.

KMAT Kerala 2023 Exam Centers

The KMAT Kerala 2023 Exam will take place in various cities, including Kerala, Lakshadweep U.T, Chennai, Mangalore, Bangalore and Coimbatore. If the total number of registered candidates in Chennai, Mangalore, Bangalore and Coimbatore is less than 100, then ASC is entitled to move all candidates who prefer the centre above to nearby examination centres.
After submitting the centre information, candidates will not change their exam centre. 

KMAT Kerala 2023 Minimum Qualifying Marks

Candidates can check the minimum qualifying marks for different categories for KMAT Kerala 2023 from below:

CategoryMinimum Qualifying Marks
(Out of 720)
SC/ ST54

KMAT Kerala 2023 Answer Key

KMAT Kerala 2023 Answer Key will be released after the exam will be over. Candidates can raise their objection if dissatisfied. This is a provisional answer key. After its release from the official website, test-takers must search the Response key.Candidates are able to measure the provisional cumulative marks they earned in the exam. They have to read the marking scheme that is listed above for this. Second, if any error is detected, candidates may pose objections to the answer key. They must submit proof of the questions which they are challenging to the authorities concerned.Before the last date, they can apply the challenges. After the last date, under no conditions shall any request concerning the same be approved. 

KMAT Kerala 2023 Result

The information regarding KMAT Kerala Results 2023 is given below:

  • The candidates can check their results by using the Log In Credentials provided during the registration process.
  • There is no option of sending the hard copy of the scorecard through the post.
  • The scorecard consists of the actual marks scored by the candidate in different sections.
  • The exam result has been released in the form of a merit list.
  • The admission for the courses will be based on the marks on the merit list.
  • Qualified candidates have to attend the counselling.
  • During the counselling, the candidate has to take his original documents like admit card, mark sheet and 10th 12th result etc. with them.

KMAT Kerala 2023 Counseling

The detailed information regarding Kerala MAT counselling 2023 is given below:

  • The counselling will be conducted in offline mode only.
  • Selected aspirants in the merit list will be called into the counselling process.
  • Aspirants have to bring their original documents for counselling.
  • After complete verification of the original documents and submission of fee seats will be allotted to the selected candidate.
  • After completion of the counselling process, a seat confirmation letter will be given to the aspirants.
  • Candidates will have to report to the respective institutes along with a seat allotment letter.

Documents Required for KMAT Kerala 2023 Counseling

Candidates must have to bring the following documents for counselling:

  1. Senior secondary exam mark sheet
  2. Class 10 mark sheet
  3. Graduation Degree 
  4. Aadhar card
  5. Migration certificate
  6. Caste certificate
  7. Seat allotment letter
  8. 2 passport size photographs, etc.

KMAT Kerala 2023 Highlights

Below given are the main or vital points of the KMAT Kerala exam:

KMAT 2023 Basic Information

Exam Name

Kerala Management Aptitude Test 2023(KMAT Kerala)

Conducting Body

University of  Kerala


State Level Entrance Examination



Kerala KMAT Official website

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Exam Mode


Exam Purpose

To offer admission in MBA courses, in various Universities of Kerala State

Stay connected for KMAT Kerala conducted by the University of Kerala.

CEE Kerala

Commissioner of Entrance Examinations (CEE) Kerala was established in 1983 with the vision to function as an agency for the Government of Kerala through ensuring transparent admission procedures for various professional courses in each academic year. The main objective of CEE Kerala is to conduct an entrance examination and provide admission to eligible candidates. The body provides admission to Engineering, Medical, Dental, Architecture, Management, Nursing, etc. courses.


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KERALA MAT Important Dates

Form Date 202209 Jan - 20 Jan 2023
Admit card03 Feb 2023
Exam Date19 Feb, Invalid date
Result 202201 Mar - 10 Mar 2023 (Tentative)

Kerala Management Admission Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


NOTE:1 negative marking for each incorrect answer

1English Comprehension & Analytical Ability504200
2Quantitative Aptitude504200
3Local Reasoning404160
4General Awareness 404160

Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

09 Jan 2023

Form End Date:

20 Jan 2023

The last date to submit the form was on 20 Jan 2023
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