|Start Date||End Date||Remark|
|Application Form Date||02-Apr-2018||20-Apr-2018||Application is in Process|
Aspirants can get admission into more than 169 + well known University-affiliated B-schools in Bangalore and Karnataka. KMAT 2018 will be held all across the country in more than 10 cities and is open to all aspirants from India and Abroad. It is organized annually.
KMAT 2018 will be an offline test constituting of 120 MCQs divided into 3 sections of Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension; Quantitative Ability; Logical Reasoning and General Awareness.
|Exam Name||Karnataka Management Aptitude Test|
|Courses Provided||MBA, PGDM, and MCA|
|Organizing Body||Karnataka Private PG Colleges Association (KPPGCA)|
|Method of KMAT 2018||Offline|
|Medium of KMAT 2018||English|
|Period of KMAT 2018||120 minutes|
|Type and Number of Questions||120 MCQs|
|Number of Seats||110,000|
The important dates regarding KMAT 2018 have been given in the following table:
|Starting date for Fee Payment||1st week of April 2018|
|Last date for Fee Payment||2nd week of April 2018|
|Starting date for Submission of Online Application||1st week of April 2018|
|Last date for Submission of Online Application||2nd week of April 2018|
|Downloading of Admit card||3rd week of May 2018|
|KMAT 2018 Exam date||4th week of May 2018|
|Releasement of Result||2nd week of June 2018|
Aspirants can seek admissions to postgraduate programmes such as MBA, MCA or PGDM via KMAT 2018. KMAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria is mentioned below:
The at least marks requirement for various courses is mentioned below:
Aspirants want admission into MBA courses through KMAT must have Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years period. Master’s degree examination of any recognized education body in Commerce, Management, Arts, Social Sciences, Engineering/ Technology or equivalent, and have secured minimum 50% of marks in the aggregate (45% for SC/ST aspirant).
Aspirants in their final year of bachelor’s degree are also applicable.
Aspirants want admission into MCA courses through KMAT must have Bachelor's degree with 50% marks. Aspirants with Maths at 10+2 stage or at graduation level.
KMAT 2018 registration procedure will commence in the month of April 2018. KPPGCA organizes the examination in the offline mode. Aspirants have to register themselves online for the exam.
The steps concerned to KMAT 2018 registration are explained below in detail:
|Step 1||Prepare a Demand Draft of INR 1000 in favor of "KMAT 2018" |
|Step 2||Online Registration |
|Step 3||Take Print out of filled application form. Paste a recent Passport Size Photo and Sign in the Signature space offered.|
|Step 4||Keep a photocopy of the Application Form and DD as an acknowledgment.|
|Step 5||Make a Note of Application Number before you post the form.|
|Step 6||Post or courier the application form along with the Original DD to the below address: The Secretary- KMAT 2018 Seshadripuram First Grade College C A Site No 26 Yelahanka New Town Bangalore-560064.|
A demand draft of INR 1000 must be drawn from any nationalized bank by aspirants before filling up the online registration form.
The application fee is same for all categories and is non-refundable. The exam fee is non-refundable only in case paid twice for the same course.
Aspirants who seeking to take up both the MBA and the MCA test will have register for each test separately.
All the applicable aspirants will be allocated hall ticket after successful registration. KMAT 2018 Hall Ticket will be available in the month of May 2018. Aspirants can download the hall ticket only from the official website of KMAT. Every participant obligatory to come at the examination center with their hall ticket or else they will not be allowed to appear in the exam.
Guidelines to download the hall ticket is as follows:
The hall ticket will contain details such as Aspirants name, sign, exam center details, photo, time and date of the exam, roll number, reporting time, etc. The hall ticket for KMAT 2018 will not be sent by post. Aspirants will have to paste passport size photograph as uploaded during registration in the space offered in the hall ticket.
KMAT 2018 exam will be organized in the month of May 2018. Every question will be 4 marks. No restriction to move to and fro within the sections. The exam will be of objective nature. The paper will be divided into 3 sections. The exam will have total 120 multiple choice questions. The negative marking will be 1 mark. There is no sectional time limit in the exam.
For MBA and MCA:
|1||Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension||40|
KMAT 2018 is going to be organized with the moderate level of difficulty. The exam will have MCQs only.
Section wise syllabus for KMAT 2018 is as follows-
English language ability would be tested via questions on Grammar, vocabulary, sentence completion, synonyms, antonyms, comprehension of passages etc. Questions to check language skills, understanding the contents of the passages and suitable words, phrases, expressions. This shall comprise the passages with questions based on their contents to test comprehension.
This section measures how quickly and accurately can one think. The section may have questions in sets as well personal ones based on Verbal Reasoning, analogy among others.
This section will be of matriculation standard. The questions will also be based on Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, and parts of mathematics. This shall comprise questions to know how fast and correct you can work with numbers, do numerical calculations, understand different arithmetic problems involving ratio & proportion, percentage, interest, time & speed etc. This test also helps to measure your power of quantitative reasoning, interpretation of tables, common graphs & charts.
Some reference books an aspirant can refer to while preparing for KMAT 2018 are as follows:
|Name of the Book||Publisher/Author|
|Quantitative Ability||O P Sinhal|
|Quantitative Aptitude for MBA Entrance Examination||Guha|
|Mathematics for MBA||R S Agarwal|
|Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning||Arun Sharma|
|Verbal Ability||Wren and Marten|
|Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension||TIME|
Aspirants can view KMAT 2018 result via online method only which will be available on the official website, www.kmatindia.com. No scorecard will be sent via post or email to any aspirant personally. Aspirants must retail their scorecard cautiously till the admission procedure is over.
Applicable aspirants will be provided seats in the Post Graduate management programs on the basis of their scores in KMAT 2018 exam and their merit status.
Steps to download/viewKMAT 2018 Score Card:
The cut off marks will be announced by participating institutes personally. This list will comprise the at least marks to be secured by the aspirants to become applicable for admission. Only those who satisfy the cut off requirements will be scheduled for further admission rounds.
The cut off marks for KMAT 2018 will be affected by the number of seats available, difficulty level of the paper, number of aspirants appearing in the exam and passing it.
Aspirants who have scored marks equal to or greater than the cut off marks will be applicable to participate in the counseling procedure. Aspirants who wish to participate in the counseling procedure must check the counseling dates on the KMAT 2018 official website.
Those selected for the counseling procedure will get a counseling letter. Original as well as the photocopy of the letter must be brought by the aspirant during the counseling.
Documents to be brought for KMAT 2018 Counseling are:
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