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Karnataka Management Aptitude Test

Form Date: 06 Jul - 30 Sep 2021

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Form Date: 06 Jul - 30 Sep 2021

KMAT Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,000
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA)
  • Courses:MCA, MBA , PGDM
  • Streams:Commerce, Management, Computer Application

Karnataka KMAT 2021: Application Form(Released), Eligibility Criteria

Updated On - August 27 2021 by Akriti Maurya

Karnataka KMAT 2021 will be conducted in the month of October 2021 tentatively for admission to 189 + AICTE approved / University affiliated Management Institutes in Bangalore and Karnataka by the Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA). In comparison, the Karnataka Management Aptitude Test is carried out annually. The 2021 Karnataka Management Aptitude Test is a State Level entrance exam conducted annually for MBA / PGDM and MCA admission courses. Almost 170 University-affiliated B-schools and approx 60 MCA colleges accept KMAT Score in Bangalore and Karnataka. The applicants can go through the full article to know more about the KMAT 2021.

Karnataka KMAT 2021 Exam Status

Candidates can check the Karnataka KMAT 2021 exam status from the below table:

ParticularsStatus

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test 2021 Status

Official notification released

Exam date

Yet to Announce

Karnataka KMAT 2021 Important Dates

following are the important dates of Karnataka KMAT 2021
Karnataka MAT 2021 Schedule
Events Dates
Application start date06 July 2021
Application form last dateSeptember 2021
Admit card release dateOctober 2021
Exam dateOctober 2021
Result dateOctober 2021

Karnataka KMAT 2021 Application Form

Candidates can get the details about Karnataka KMAT 2021 Application Form in this section below:

  • The registration form is available online at the official website.
  • Candidates who want to take up both the MBA and the MCA test will have to register for each test separately. Two separate Hall Tickets will be issued.
  • Candidates need to follow the given steps to complete the online registration process:
    1. Candidate Profile Registration
    2. Online Application Fee Payment
    3. Signature and Photo Uploading
    4. Filling exam centre details
    5. Profile Verification
    6. Confirming Application Details and taking out a print out of the Application Form.
  • A scanned copy of the Passport Size Photograph (Max 500 Kb) and the Signature (200 kb) must be available to applicants. 
  • After completion of the form, the filling must get the printout of it for future use.

Karnataka KMAT 2021 Application Fee

After successful registration, candidates have to pay the registration fee which is the same for all category candidates.

Karnataka KMAT Registration Fee 2021
CategoryFees
All category candidatesRs 800/-
Mode of Payment: Application fee can be paid via online mode (Credit/Debit Cards or Net Banking) only.

Karnataka KMAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates need to ensure their eligibility before they apply for the exam. KMAT(Karnataka Management Aptitude Test) Eligibility is mentioned below:

  • Nationality Criteria:  Candidates must be Indian citizens.
  • Domicile: The candidates must be a native of Karnataka state.
  • The candidates who are appearing for the final exams of their Graduation will also be eligible to appear in the exam.
  • The minimum marks required for different courses are given below: 
    1. MBA/PGDM
    • Candidate with Bachelor’s degree of a minimum of 3 years duration. or Master’s degree exam from recognised education body in Commerce, Management, Arts, Social Sciences, Engineering/ Technology or equivalent, with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidate).
    • Final year bachelor’s graduates can also apply for this exam.
    1. MCA
    • Bachelor's degree graduates with 50% marks can apply for this exam.
    • Applicants must have Maths at their class 12 stage or at graduation level.

Karnataka KMAT 2021 Exam Pattern

The details about the KMAT Karnataka 2021 Exam Pattern are as follows:

  • Mode: The exam will be conducted in offline mode.
  • Duration: Total duration of the paper will be 2 hours.
  • Type of Questions: Multiple-choice questions (MCQ type)
  • Sections: Three sections in the entrance test.
  • Number of Questions: Total of 120 questions.
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: No negative marking.
For MBA (Question Paper scheme):

Below table shows the section-wise number of questions:

Section Wise Division Of Questions for Karnataka KMAT 2021
Test
Number of Questions

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

40

Quantitative Ability

40

Logical Reasoning

40

Total Number of Questions
120 
For MCA (Question Paper scheme):

The section-wise distribution of questions are mentioned in the table:

Test
Questions

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

40

Quantitative Ability

40

Logical Reasoning

40

Total Number of Questions
120

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karnataka KMAT 2021 Syllabus

Section-wise KMAT 2021 syllabus is as follows:
  • Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension: The ability to speak English will be tested by questions on grammar, vocabulary, completion of sentences, synonyms, antonyms, passage understanding, etc. Comprehension of the contents of the passages and collection of suitable words, phrases, expressions and related language skills will be challenged.
    This includes passages with questions to assess comprehension based on their substance. 
  • Logical and Abstract Reasoning: Questions to test how quickly and accurately you can think are included in this chapter. The section can have questions in sets focused on
    verbal reasoning, analogy, among others, as well as individual ones. 
  • Quantitative Ability: The questions in this section would be about the norm of matriculation. This will include questions about how easily and accurately you can work with numbers, do numerical calculations, understand different arithmetic issues, including ratio & proportion, percentage, interest, time & pace, etc. The questions can also be focused on Algebra , Geometry, Trigonometry and parts of mathematics, apart from Arithmetic. 

KMAT Karnataka Preparation Books

For covering the whole syllabus, the candidate must have some reference books that will help them for preparing for KMAT 2021 entrance exam:

Karnataka KMAT Important Books
Name of the BookPublisher/Author
Quantitative AbilityO P Sinhal
Quantitative Aptitude for MBA Entrance ExaminationGuha
Mathematics for MBAR S Agarwal
Data Interpretation and Logical ReasoningArun Sharma
Verbal AbilityWren and Marten
Verbal Ability and Reading ComprehensionTIME

Karnataka KMAT 2021 Preparation Tips

Students need to follow Karnataka KMAT Preparation Tips given below to enhance their preparation level:

  • Candidates must have full knowledge of exam pattern and syllabus.
  • Students need to improve their awareness of the latest news through television, newspaper, internet, news apps etc.
  • Students must give mock tests regularly to check their preparation level.
  • The candidates must make short notes of every topic to revise the previously studied topic conveniently.
  • Follow a proper time- table.
  • The students also need to take care of their diet and have an adequate amount of rest.
  • Candidates need to give equal time to all subjects and focus more on that subject in which they find difficult.
  • They need to practice yoga or meditation to manage stress.
  • The candidates must study from books by famous authors.

Karnataka KMAT 2021 Admit Card

Karnataka KMAT 2021 Admit Card Hall Ticket will be released in the 3rd week of July 2021 on the official website of Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA).

  • Candidates can download their KMAT Admit Card online.
  • To download their admission card, they will have to enter their application number & birth date. 
  • Only those candidates who apply their online application form the time limit will be able to download the admit card. 
  • Furthermore, candidates must carry their admit card and a valid photo ID proof to the exam centre.

Karnataka KMAT Test Centres 

The exam centres are as follows:

  1. Bengaluru
  2. Bellary
  3. Kalaburagi
  4. Hubballi
  5. Mysuru
  6. Belgaum
  7. Bijapur
  8. Davanagere
  9. Mengaluru
  10. Shivamogga

Karnataka KMAT 2021 Result

The KMAT(Karnataka Management Aptitude Test) 2021 result details are below in the list:
  • Karnataka KMAT 2021 Result will be declared online on the official website of KPPGCA.
  • The KMAT result 2021 will be declared by the August 2021.
  • Candidates will be required to enter their login credentials to check their result.
  • The candidates will be given admission based on the marks scored by them.

Karnataka KMAT 2021 Counselling

The KMAT(Karnataka Management Aptitude Test) 2021 counselling details are given below in the points:
  • Candidates will be called for Karnataka KMAT 2021 Counselling based on an order of their names in the rank list. The rank list will be prepared based on marks secured by the candidates.
  • It will be organized by the board, after the result declaration & cut-off marks. Qualified candidates will be able to make the selection of college/institute during the counselling process.
  • The counselling process of KMAT 2021 will be conducted as per the selection criteria of various participating institutes. Candidates will also appear for Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds.

Documents Required for Karnataka Management Aptitude Test 2021

For the document verification process, candidates must take the following documents.

  • 10th mark-sheet certificate
  • Passport size photographs
  • Domicile certificate
  • Category certificate
  • Character certificate
  • KMAT Karnataka 2021 Admit Card
  • KMAT Karnataka 2021 Score Card

KMAT Karnataka 2021 List of Participating Institutions

Through KMAT 2021, admission is offered to more than 169 top B-schools in Karnataka. The complete list of participating institutes are given below:

MBA/PGDM Institutes
College Name
A.J. INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT
ACHARYA ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES
ACHARYA BENGALURU B-SCHOOL
ACHARYA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
ADARSH INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
ADEPT INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES & RESEARCH (AIMSR)
ADICHUNCHANAGIRI INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
ADITYA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH
ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT COLLEGE
AIMS INSTITUTES
AISHWARYA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES & RESEARCH
ALLIANCE ASCENT COLLEGE
ALLIANCE UNIVERSITY
ALLUM KARIBASAPPA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT
ALVA’S INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
AMC ENGINEERING COLLEGE
AMRUTA INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING
ANGADI INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY & MANAGEMENT
ANJUMAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT
ANNAPURNA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT RESEARCH
APPA INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
ATMA COLLEGE
ATRIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
AVK INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT
B.M.S.COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
B.V.V.SANGHA’S INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES
BALLARI INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT
BANGALORE INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES
BANGALORE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES
BAPUJI B SCHOOLS
BAPUJI INSTITUTE OF ENGNEERING & TECHNOLOGY
BASAVESHWARA ENGINEERING COLLEGE (ATNMS) BAGALKOT
BHARATH EDUCATION TRUST ( GLOBAL BUSINESS SCHOOL)
BHAVAN’S PRIYAMVADA BIRLA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT
BHEEMANNA KHANDRE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
BLDE ASSOCIATIONS AS PATIL COLLEGE OF COMMERCE
BNM INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
BRINDAVAN COLLEGE
CAMBRIDGE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
CHANNABASAVESHWARA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
CHETAN BUSINESS SCHOOL INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH
CITY COLLEGE
CMR GROUP OF INSTITUTIONS
CNK REDDY COLLEGE OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
COMMUNITY INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES
DAYANANDA SAGAR ACADEMY OF TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT
DAYANANDA SAGAR COLLEGE OF ARTS, SCIENCE & COMMERCE
DON BOSCO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
DR. D. VEERENDRA HEGGADE INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES & RESEARCH
DR.AMBEDKAR INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES
EAST POINT COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
EAST WEST COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT
EAST WEST INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
FACULTY OF BUSINESS STUDIES – SHARNBASVA UNIVERSITY
GARDEN CITY COLLEGE OF SCIENCE & MANAGEMENT STUDIES
GLOBAL ACADEMY OF TECHNOLOGY
GLOBAL BUSINESS SCHOOL
GLOBAL INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
GM INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
GODUTAI ENGINEERING COLLEGE FOR WOMEN
GOPALAN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT
GSSS INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY FOR WOMEN
GT INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES AND RESEARCH
GURU NANAK DEV ENGINEERING COLLEGE
HARANAHALLI RAMASWAMY INSTITUTE OF HIGHER EDUCATION
HILLSIDE INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT & ACADEMY
HKBK COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
HMS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
IBA ‘S BUSINESS SCHOOL
IBMR INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH
INSTITUTE OF HEALTH MANAGEMENT RESEARCH
IFIM BUSINESS SCHOOL
INDIAN ACADEMY SCHOOL OF MGT STUDIES
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF PLANTATION MANAGEMENT
INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY
INSTITUTE OF EXCELLENCE IN MANAGEMENT SCIENCE
INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT EDUCATION AND RESEARCH
INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS STUDIES
ISBR BUSINESS SCHOOL
JAIN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
JAIN COLLEGE OF MBA & MCA
JAIN UNIVERSITY
JAWAHARLAL NEHRU COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
JNANA VIKAS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
JNN INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING
JSS ACADEMY OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION
JUSTICE K S HEGDE INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT
JYOTI NIVAS COLLEGE AUTONOMOUS
K.L.E. SOCIETY’S INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES AND RESEARCH
K.S. SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT
K.V.G COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
KALPATARU INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
KARNATAKA COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT
KARVALI INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
KLS GOGTE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
KOSHYS INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES
KRISTU JAYANTHI COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY
KRUPANIDHI GROUP OF INSTITUTIONS
KVG COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
LINGARAJ APPA ENGINEERING COLLEGE
M. S. RAMAIAH UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES
M.P BIRLA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT
M.S. RAMAIAH INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
MOODLAKATTE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
MOUNT CARMEL COLLEGE
MSNM BESANT INSTITUTE OF PG MANAGEMENT STUDIES
MVJ COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
NAGARJUNA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
NANDI INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
NEW HORIZON COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
NITTE MEENAKSHI INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
NMAM INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
OXBRIDGE BUSINESS SCHOOL
P.A COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
PADMA SHREE INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES
PATEL INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE & MANAGEMENT
PES INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY – BENGALURU SOUTH CAMPUS
PES INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT
POOJA BHAGAVAT MEMORIAL MAHAJANA EDUCATION CENTRE
POORNA PRAJNA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT
PRESIDENCY COLLEGE
PRESIDENCY UNIVERSITY
PROUDHADEVARAYA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
R.K. INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT & COMPUTER SCIENCE
R.S.COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT AND SCIENCE
R.V.COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
R.V.INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT
RAJARAJESHWARI COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
RAJIVGANDHI INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
RAO BAHADUR Y.MAHABALESHWARAPPA ENGINEERING COLLEGE
REGIONAL COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT
REGIONAL INSTITUTE OF CO-OPERATIVE MANAGEMENT
REVA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT
RJS INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES
RNS INSTITUE OF TECHNOLOGY
S.J.C. INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
SAHYADRI CO

Karnataka KMAT 2021 Highlights

The summary of the KMAT exam is given below in  the table:

Exam Name

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (Karnataka KMAT 2021)

Exam conducting body

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA)

Level

State Level entrance exam

Course

MBA/PGDM and MCA course

Official websitehttps://www.kmatindia.com/about-kmat.php
Application Linkhttps://kmat2021.azurewebsites.net/#no-back-button

Exam Mode

Offline Mode (Pen and Paper-based test)

Exam purpose

Admission in MBA/PGDM and MCA course offered by KPPGCA 

Stay connected for more updates regarding KMAT 2021.

About Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association 

In 2003, KPPGCA was founded to provide constructive support for vocational education and to promote seamless admission to technical postgraduate courses, such as MBA, PGDM and MCA. There are 169 + Karanataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association member Business Schools located throughout Karnataka that are affiliated to the state's respective universities. 

About Karnataka Management Aptitude Test

KMAT 2020 is an All India exam that will be held in more than 10 cities all across the country and is open to candidates from all parts of India and Abroad. Candidates who want to take admission in MBA programme in Karnataka will have to qualify any of these entrance test (KMAT, CMAT and CAT). MAT score will not be considered for admission in MBA programmes in Karnataka.

KMAT is a standardised test being administered since 2003 to facilitate Post Graduate Institutions to screen candidates for admission to MBA, PGDM ad MCA courses. Any PG institution within the state of Karnataka can consider the KMAT score as an admission input based on the scorecards issued to the qualified applicants. It is important to know that a high KMAT score alone is not enough to guarantee admission to an MBA, PGDM or MCA program. 

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KMAT Important Dates

TitleDates
KMAT 2021 Form Date06 Jul - 30 Sep 2021
Result Date19 Nov 2021 (Tentative)

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours

Total Marks:

120

Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:

No

S.No
Subjects
Questions
Marks
Total
1Verbal Ability40140
2Quantitative Aptitude40140
3English & Logical Reasoning40140

Frequently Asked Questions

Comments

Form Start Date:

06 Jul 2021

Form End Date:

30 Sep 2021

Number of days left to submit the form:

10

DAYS

Examination Date (Offline):

22 Oct 2021, 24 Oct 2021

Application Fees:

₹ 1,000

Admissions open for

CGC Landran Admissions 2021

11 Mar 2021-21 Aug 2021

Amrita University

21 Sep 2021-21 Sep 2021

Shoolini University Admission 2021

01 Apr 2021-31 Aug 2021

Banasthali Admissions

30 Apr 2021-08 Aug 2021

JKLU EET

01 Mar 2021-30 Jun 2021