KMAT 2019

Exam Date : 17th July 2019
Result Date : 21st August 2019

KMAT Karnataka 2019 Application Form, Dates, Syllabus, Pattern

KMAT Karnataka 2019

Introduction to KMAT Karnataka 2019:

  • About KMAT Karnataka 2019: Karnataka Managment Aptitude Test is popularly abbreviated as KMAT. KMAT Karnataka is a single unified test for the candidates willing to take admission in professional courses such as MBA/PGDM and MCA in Karnataka State from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) affiliated B-Schools.

  • KMAT Scorecard: Since 2003, Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) results are accepted in more than 169 colleges located in Karnataka State.

  • KMAT Karnataka Exam Purpose: Purpose of KMAT is to check the aptitude and skills of the candidates which are required for the post graduate programmes. KMAT scorecard is one among many factors to screen candidates and to make an admission decision.

  • Colleges Through KMAT Exam: Through KMAT, candidates can get admission to the AICTE approved universities and self-financing colleges of Karnataka.

  • Exam Conducting Authority: KMAT is conducted by Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA). It was established in 2003 and KMAT is permitted by Government of Karnataka and is open to candidates from all parts of India and abroad.

KMAT Karnataka 2019 Important Details:



Exam Name

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test

Abbreviated As



Once a year

Official Website

Level of the exam


Authority for KMAT Karnataka 2019

Karnataka Private Post Graduate College’s Association

Type Of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

Examination Stream

Management Courses

Exam Date

17th July 2019

KMAT Karnataka 2019 Courses Offered:


MBA 2 years
MCA 3 years
PGDM 2 years

KMAT Karnataka 2019 Important Dates:

  • KMAT 2019 Application Form: Candidates can fill the KMAT Karnataka 2019 Application Form online from 14th March 2019. Candidates need to fill in all the details correctly.

  • KMAT 2019 Admit Card: KMAT Karnataka 2019 Admit Card will be available for download from 8th July 2019 onwards. Candidate who filled the Application Form successfully can download the Admit Card.

  • KMAT 2019 Result: KMAT 2019 Result can be checked from the official website  from 21st August 2019 onwards. The result can be checked after entering the application form number and date of birth.

  • KMAT 2019 Counselling Date: KMAT Karnataka 2019 Counselling will start from 15th September 2019. Candidates who have passed the KMAT 2019 with required cut-off marks are allowed to participate in the counselling.

  • In order to know more about the important dates associated with KMAT 2019, visit KMAT 2019 Important Dates.

KMAT Karnataka 2019 Eligibility Criteria:

  • Age Limit: There is no age limit for the candidates to participate in KMAT 2019.

  • KMAT 2019 Educational Qualification: Candidates should have obtained Bachelor's or Master's degree under any affiliated universities.

  • Students from final year of their Bachelor's Degree are also eligible for KMAT 2019.

  • For applying MCA programme, candiate should have studied mathematics as one of their subjects in 10,+2 or at graduation level.

  • KMAT 2019 Percentage Criteria: Candidates should have obtained at least 50% in the aggregate and for candidates from SC/ST get a relaxation of 5% ie., they should have obtained 45% .

  • To know more information on the Eligibility Criteria of KMAT 2019, visit KMAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria.

KMAT Karnataka 2019 Application Form Details:

  • KMAT 2019 Online Application Form Date: Candidate can fill the KMAT 2019 Application Form online by visiting the official website of KMAT 2019 from 20th June 2019 onwards.

  • The Application Form can be accessed once the candidate clicks on the "Apply Now" option.

  • Details to be filled in the Application Form: Candidates has to fill in the details like Name, Address, Gender, Phone Number, Nativity, Choice of Exam, Stream of completion of UG/PG, Examination Centre.

  • These options must be selected carefully because once the choice is made, it cannot be altered.

  • KMAT 2019 Documents Upload: To complete the Application Form, candidates need to upload the scanned copy of recent coloured passport size photograph (Max 500kB) and signature (Max 200kB).

  • They can be in the form of .png/.jpg/.jpeg .

  • After filling in all the details click on "Apply".

  • KMAT 2019 Application Fee: The Application Form Fee is to be paid in the form of Demand Draft for Rs.1000/- in favour of "KMAT 2019" payable at any nationalised bank in Bangalore.

  • Photocopy of the Demand Draft can be taken as an acknowledgment.

KMAT Karnataka 2019 Exam Pattern:

  • KMAT 2019 Paper Section: Question paper of KMAT 2019 will have three sections.

  • Each section has equal weightage.

  • Candidates need to attend all the sections.

  • KMAT 2019 Marking Pattern: There are about 120 questions.

  • All the questions are Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

  • Each section has 40 questions each. One mark is awarded for each correct answer.

  • There is no negative marking for the wrong answer or the unanswered questions.

  • The exam pattern for KMAT can be viewed at KMAT 2019 Exam Pattern.

KMAT Karnataka 2019 Admit Card:

  • KMAT 2019 Admit Card Date: Candidates can download the Admit Card of KMAT 2019 from the official website of the KMAT Karnataka 2019 from 8th July 2019 till the exam day.

  • KMAT 2019 Admit Card Availability: Candidates need to enter the Application Form number and Date Of Birth to view their Admit Card.

  • Admit Card can be downloaded by providing the required details.

  • Photograph must be pasted on the Admit Card after downloading it.

  • It is better if the photograph pasted is same as the one uploaded in the Application Form.

  • It must be carried to the examination hall along with the ID proof.

  • KMAT 2019 Admit Card Details: The Admit Card provides the information about the examination centre.

  • It must be kept safely even after the examination for the time of counselling.

  • More details about the Admit Card can be known by visiting KMAT 2019 Admit Card.

 KMAT Karnataka 2019 Syllabus:

  • KMAT 2019 Subjects: Candidates need to prepare for Section 1: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (it will test the English ability)

  • Section 2: Logical and Abstract Reasoning (to check how accurate and fast the candidate can think)

  • Section 3: Quantitative Ability (to evaluate how fast the candidtes are with the numbers).

  • Questions are given based on different sections and all the sections should be attended by the candidate.

  • Each section carries equal weightage.

  • There is a total of 120 questions.

  • The Syllabus for KMAT 2019 can be seen here, KMAT 2019 Syllabus.

KMAT Karnataka 2019 Results:

  • KMAT 2019 Result Date: Candidates can view their KMAT Karnataka 2019 Result from 21st August 2019, by visiting the official website of the KMAT 2019.

  • Candidates who cleared the exam with the required cut-off can take part in the counselling.

  • KMAT 2019 Login Details: Candidates need to enter the Application Form number and Date of Birth as the login details to view the results.

  • The result can also be printed for future reference at the time of counselling.

  • The steps to check the results of the KMAT 2019 can be known using KMAT 2019 Results.

KMAT Karnataka 2019 Counselling:

  • KMAT 2019 Counselling Date: KMAT Counselling 2019 will start from 15th September 2019 onwards.

  • Candidates who cleared the exam with required cut-off marks are eligible for the counselling.

  • Final year students who passed the KMAT 2019 with required cut-off must have completed their UG/PG course during the time of counselling.

  • KMAT 2019 Documents Required: Candidates need to carry all the original documents and also photo copy of the important files.

  • Documents such as graduation mark sheet, high school mark sheet, higher secondary mark sheet, passport size photographs, ID proof, transfer certificate, nativity certificate etc., should be carried by the candidates at the time of counselling for verifiction.

  • To know more about Counselling of KMAT 2019, click on KMAT 2019 Counselling.

KMAT Karnataka 2019 Contact Details:

  • For Academic queries like eligibility and other criterias candidates can contact the office from Monday to Friday excluding holiday, from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.

  • AddressKarnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges' Association, No.64, 'Vastra Bhavan', 4th Main, Near 18th Cross, Malleswaram, Bangalore-560055.

  • e-mail

KMAT Karnataka 2019 FAQs:

Q: Who is eligible to apply for the exam?

Candidates with a minimum of 50% aggregate (general category) in their Bachelor's or Master's degree is eligible to write the exam. A relaxation of 5% is given to reserve category candidates.

Q: How many colleges accept KMAT score?

More than 169 B-Schools in Karnataka accept KMAT score. All these colleges are affiliated to AICTE.

Q: Is there any age limit as the criteria?

No. There is no age limit set as the criteria for the candidates to appear in the exam.

Q: How much is the application fee?

Application fee is expected to be INR 1000. The application form fee can be paid using net banking/ debit card/ credit card/ by drawing a DD.

Q: Is the exam fee refundable?

No. The exam fee is not refundable even if the candidate is not able to attend the exam.

Q: What happens when some unrelated columns are left blank?

If the unrelated columns are left blank, the application form will be rejected. Those blanks should be filled with NA.

Q: Is KMAT an online exam?

No. KMAT is conducted in an offline mode.

Q: How many test cities can be opted while filling the application form?

Only one exam center can be opted by the applicant.

Q: Can a candidate opt for both MBA and MCA course?

Yes. A candidate can opt for both the courses. In this case, two hall tickets will be given.

Q: Can the application form filled in offline mode?

No. The application form can be filled in the online mode only. Candidates should register themselves for the exam before they fill the application form.

Q: How does the counselling process take place?

Counselling process happens through offline mode.

Q: Who are allowed to participate in the counselling?

Candidates who have cleared KMAT with the required cut-off are allowed to participate in the exam?

Q: Is there any reservation of seats?

The seats are allotted to the candidates based on the reservation criteria stated by the central government.

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KMAT 2019 Important Dates

  • Candidates can fill the application form via online from 14th March 2019 onwards.

  • Last Date to register themselves is 20th June 2019.

  • All the dates of KMAT Karnataka 2019 exams are tentative only.

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KMAT 2019 Eligibility

  • There is no age criteria for the KMAT Karnataka 2019 Exam.

  • Candidates need to have bachelor's degree with at least 50% to apply for the KMAT Karnataka 2019 Exam. Reserved candidates get a relaxation of 5%.

  • Final Year candidates can also apply for the KMAT exam.

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KMAT 2019 Application Process

  • Candidates need to read the instruction before filling the Application Form.

  • Candidates need to visit to the official website to fill the Application Form.

  • Candidate can send the DD of Rs. 1000/- as an Application Form Fee.

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KMAT 2019 Application Form Details

  • Application Forms will be filled online.

  • Candidates need to register first to fill the Application Form.

  • Candidates need to upload scanned documents such as photograph and signature.

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KMAT 2019 Admit Card

  • Admit Card will be available on the official website.

  • Candidates need to enter the login credentials to view the admit card.

  • Candidate can take the printout of the Admit Card and carry it to exam center for entry into the exmination hall.

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KMAT 2019 Exam Pattern

  • Each question carries one marks. There is no negative mark for any incorrect answers.

  • There are three sections. Each section will have 40 questions.

  • KMAT 2019 exam will be conducted in offline mode only.

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KMAT 2019 Syllabus

  • Section one will be Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, section two will be Quantitative Ability and section three will be Logical Reasoning.

  • Each question will be multiple choice questions.

  • Each section will carry equal weightage.

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KMAT 2019 Results

  • To view the result of KMAT Karnataka 2019, candidates need to visit the official website of KMAT Karnataka 2019.

  • Candidates can view their result from 21st August 2019 onwards. Candidates clear the cutoff are eligible to apply for counselling.

  • Candidates need to take the printout of the result and keep it safe for future usage.

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KMAT 2019 Counselling

  • Candidates who cleared the cutoff of KMAT 2019 Results can attend the counselling to take admission to MBA/MCA/PGDM Programme.

  • KMAT 2019 counselling will start from 15th September 2019 onwards. Interested and eligible candidate can take part in the counselling.

  • There are 169+ B-Schools which accepts the KMAT 2019 result and all are affiliated from Karnataka Private Post Graduate College’s Association.

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