Exam Date : 17th February 2019
Result Date : 27th February 2019

KMAT Kerala 2019 Application Form, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Pattern

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KMAT Kerala 2019 Introduction

  • About: Kerala Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) is a selection test held for the candidates looking for admission to different B-schools in Kerala. The KMAT 2019 exam is a portal for admissions to different business schools over Kerala.

  • Directing Authority: The Mahatma Gandhi University leads the KMAT 2019 administered by the Admission Supervisory Committee.

  • Participating Colleges: Some of the best universities under KMAT 2019 are Kannur University, CUSAT, Kerala Agriculture University, Kerala University of Fisheries Ocean Studies(KUFOC) and Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Thiruvananthapuram. 

  • Statement: The KMAT Kerala examination empowers candidates to look for confirmations for Master of Business Administration(MBA) program. All applicants who fulfil the qualification criteria can apply for the online examination.

  • Exam Pattern: The questions asked in KMAT Kerala 2019  exam is intended to check applicant's quantitative and consistent thinking aptitudes alongside their verbal and general capacity.

  • Weight: The weight for the whole procedure is in the ratio of 80:10:10 for KMAT Kerala 2019 composed test, Group discussion, and Personal Interview individually.

  • Recurrence: The KMAT Kerala examination is led twice in a year.

KMAT Kerala 2019 Highlights

Exam Name 

Kerala Management Aptitude Test

Directing Authority

MG University

Exam Level


Exam Date

17th February 2019


Two times per year

Method of Exam

Pen and Paper Test

Test Duration

150 Minutes

Kind of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions 

Checking Scheme

(+) 4 for each right answer

(-) 1 negative checking for each wrong answer

Method of Application

Online Only

KMAT Kerala 2019 Important Dates

  • Application Form: The KMAT Kerala 2019 Important Dates start with the Application Form which will be available from 2nd November 2018 to 31st January 2019

  • Admit Card: The KMAT Kerala 2019 Admit Card will be available from 5th February 2019.

  • KMAT Kerala 2019 Exam Date: The candidate who wants the admission in MBA have to take part in the KMAT Kerala 2019 examination which will be held on 17th February 2019

  • Result Date: After the successful completion of the exam the candidate can get the results in the official website on 27th February 2019

  • Counselling Date: The admission process for the MBA in Kerala will happen based on the counselling process which will be conducted on 11th March 2019

KMAT Kerala 2019 Eligibility Criteria

  • Citizenship: The candidate should be a citizen of India and should be a native of Kerala to qualify for KMAT Kerala 2019 Eligibility.

  • Capability: The candidate should pass graduation degree from the Kerala state or some other perceived college and need to secure no less than 50% of marks (40% marks for reserved class) in the qualifying exam to be qualified for KMAT Kerala 2019 examination.

  • Bachelor's: Candidates must have finished their Bachelor's Degree of least 3 years span to qualify for the examination.

  • Age Limit: There are no certain age limitations to qualify for the KMAT Kerala 2019 examination.

  • Final Year Students: Candidates who are appearing up for the last year of the qualifying examination are eligible to apply, they should submit their scorecard before the last day of the KMAT Kerala 2019 admission.

KMAT Kerala 2019 Application Form

  • Points of interest: Keeping in mind the end goal to finish the application procedure effectively the candidate must enter individual's interest, contact details, qualification details, exam centre, and so forth.

  • Online Form: The application form will be available only on the official website from 2nd November 2018 to 31st January 2019 

  • Payment: The candidates need to pay the KMAT Kerala 2019 application form expenses of INR 1000/ - (INR 750/ - for SC/ST candidates).

  • Information on Application Form: The information that has to be filled in the form are Name, Gender, Age, Address, Category, Academic Details, Mobile Number, Email Id, Photograph, Signature, Aadhar Number, Exam Centre.

KMAT Kerala 2019 Admit Card

  • Admit Card: Candidates who successfully register themselves can download KMAT Kerala 2019 Admit Card on 5th February 2019

  • Identity Proof: With a specific end goal to get Admit card, the candidates must enter enrollment number and password. Admit card contains important elements, for example, Registration Number, exam center, Examination Date and Time, applicants photograph and so on.

  • Documents Required: It is required to convey the KMAT Kerala 2019 Admit card alongside Identity Card, the applicant won't be permitted to enter the examination Hall if he/she fails to bring.

KMAT Kerala 2019 Reference Books

There is no particular book fixed for the KMAT by ASC, but few suggested KMAT Kerala 2019 reference books for the examination are

  • P Sinha for Quantitative Ability

  • Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation for CAT by Nishit Sinha, Publisher- Pearson

  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination Tips, Techniques, and Short-cut Methods by Abhijit Guha

  • Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning for CAT by Nishit Sinha, Publisher- Pearson

  • How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for the CAT by Arun Sharma, Publisher- Tata Mcgraw Hill

KMAT Kerala 2019 Exam Pattern

  • Time Limitations: The aggregate time period accessible for the candidate to complete the KMAT Kerala 2019 exam is 150 Minutes.

  • Mode: KMAT Kerala 2019 Examination is a Pen-Paper based exam comprising of 80 Multiple Choice Questions. Each right answer to the question brings (+) 4 marks. Each wrong answer gets (-) 1 mark.

  • Pattern: The KMAT Kerala 2019 Exam Pattern has 3 sections, having MCQs that are to be completed in 2 hours 30 minutes.

  • Sectional Timing: There is no sectional time limit to complete the paper.

KMAT Kerala 2019 Syllabus

  • Status: The syllabus is for KMAT Kerala 2019 is outlined on its official website. It is pretty much similar to other ongoing examinations.

  • Points: The syllabus of KMAT Kerala 2019 will be bounded around the subjects like Analytical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension, and Logical Reasoning. Candidates likewise shall prepare General Knowledge question.

  • Syllabus: The KMAT Kerala 2019 Syllabus is segregated into four sections. However, the syllabus of this test is similar to that of MBA entrance exams like CAT or MAT.

KMAT Kerala 2019 Results

  • Statement: The KMAT Kerala 2019 Result will be announced on 27th February 2019. 

  • Official Website: The candidates who show up for the KMAT Kerala 2019 exam will have the facility to check their results from the KMAT official site on 27th February 2019.

  • PDF Format: Results will be released in PDF format, carrying candidate’s overall rank and section-wise marks.

  • Points of interest: Scorecard of every candidate will contain the candidate's name, application number, sectional marks, total marks and a general rank of the applicant.

KMAT Kerala 2019 Counselling

  • Beginning: The KMAT Kerala 2019 counselling procedure will be begun from 11th March 2019.

  • Merit list of Candidates: Counselling process will be completely based on its merit list. The validity of the candidate will be made based on marks acquired in the examination.

  • Rounds: On the basis of ranks secured in KMAT Kerala 2019, candidates are called for further selection rounds namely GD (Group Discussion) and PI (Personal Interview) rounds.

  • Ratio: As per ASC guidelines, the weightage has given to Entrance Examination, Group Discussion and interview is 80:10:10 respectively.

Colleges Accepting KMAT Kerala Score

The list of top colleges accepting KMAT Kerala is provided below.

  1. Kannur University

  2. CUSAT

  3. Kerala Agricultural University

  4. KUFOS (Kerala University Of Fisheries and Ocean Studies)

  5. APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University

KMAT Kerala 2019 Important Instructions

  • Candidate needs to be present at the exam center 30 minutes prior to the commencement of the KMAT 2018 examination.

  • Entry of a student would be prohibited in the center without the issued admit card in any circumstances.

  • Electronic gadgets including mobile phones, calculators or suchlike are not allowed inside the test center.

  • Candidate is not allowed to open the exam booklet unless instructed.

  • Candidates will be given extra 10 minutes to read the test booklet thoroughly to avoid confusion regarding anything.

  • Personal belongings like baggage are not allowed inside the center. The center would not be responsible for any sort of stealing or losing of the belongings.

  • Accurate details must be filled in the answer sheet by the applicant or else there is a possibility that the result will not be evaluated.

  • Answers should be marked correctly as per the applicant’s ability and knowledge by darkening the option in the OMR sheet.

  • Candidate is not allowed to leave the center before the exam timings as it will lead to the cancellation of the exam.

  • Candidate who is found guilty of any unfair means will be responsible for the disqualification of his/her candidature.

KMAT Kerala Contact Details


T.C. 15/ 1553-4, Prasanthi Buildings,
MP Apan Road, Vazhuthacaud,

Phone/ Fax: 0471-2335133, 8547255133

Help-desk Contact Numbers: 0471-2335133, 8547255133

All correspondence related to online KMAT Kerala registration process may also be made by email to

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KMAT KERALA 2019 Important Dates

  • Application Starts: The commencement of the online KMAT Kerala 2019 applications submissions will start on 2nd November 2018.

  • Application Ends: The last date for KMAT Kerala 2019 Online Applications is on 31st January 2019.

  • Admit Card: The commencement to Download the KMAT Kerala 2019 Admit Card is on the 5th February 2019.

  • Exam Date: The KMAT Kerala 2019 exam date is scheduled to be on 17th February 2019.

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KMAT KERALA 2019 Eligibility

  • Only the admit cardholders shall be eligible to take up the KMAT KERALA 2019 examination.

  • Nationality: The candidate must be an Indian citizen and should be a native of Kerala.

  • Qualification: Candidates should have completed their Bachelors’ Degree of minimum 3 years duration to satisfy the eligibility criteria for KMAT Kerala 2019. Final year students can also apply.

  • Minimum Marks: Candidates have to secure at least 50% marks (40% marks for reserved category) in the qualifying exam.

  •  Graduating candidates: Candidates who are appearing for the final boards are also eligible and can appear for KMAT Kerala 2019.  

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KMAT KERALA 2019 Application Process

  • Website: Candidates can fill the application form online on the official website of KMAT Kerala.

  • Availability: The application form of KMAT Kerala 2019 form begins at 2nd November 2018
  • Documents Required: Candidates must keep necessary images/documents ready before they start filling in the KMAT Kerala 2019 application form.

  • Credentials: Candidates will receive a registration number & password which will be generated and shall be sent to their mobile & email ID.

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KMAT KERALA 2019 Application Form Details

  • Availability: The application form for KMAT Kerala 2019 will be available in online mode at the official website of KMAT Kerala 2019 from 2nd November 2018 and also in offline mode.

  • Admission: The online applications of KMAT Kerala 2019 are invited for the MBA Entrance Examination.

  • Eligibility: The candidates must ensure that they satisfy all the eligibility requirements before applying for the KMAT Kerala 2019.

  • Ends on: The candidates who wish to write KMAT Kerala 2019 Examination, they must have to fill up application form before 31st January 2019.

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KMAT KERALA 2019 Admit Card

  • Website: KMAT Kerala Admit card will be available from 5th February 2019 and it can be downloaded from the official website of KMAT Kerala 2019.

  • Note: 

    • The admit card is equivalent to a hall ticket and candidates must carry the admit card with them at all times during the KMAT Kerala exam.

    • No candidate will be allowed to appear for the KMAT Kerala examination without a admit card and the downloaded admit card will be considered as a valid KMAT Kerala 2019 admit card.  

    • In case the candidate is unable to find their KMAT Kerala admit card on the Website, they should contact ASC.

    • Admit card of KMAT Kerala is equivalent to a hall ticket and candidates without the admit card will not be permitted to write the exam.

    • KMAT Kerala admit card is required for verification and must be carried by the candidate at all times during the KMAT Kerala exam and admission process that follows.

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KMAT KERALA 2019 Exam Pattern

  • Exam Mode: The KMAT Kerala 2019 exam will be conducted in offline mode. Candidates have to mark the answers on OMR sheet.

  • Type of Questions: The KMAT Kerala 2019 exam will contain Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ). There will be total 180 questions in KMAT Kerala 2019 exam.

  • Time Duration: Candidates will be provided with 3 hours to complete the examination.

  • Marking Scheme: For every correct answer, 4 marks will be allotted to the candidates. No negative marking for incorrect answers. 
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KMAT KERALA 2019 Syllabus

  • Candidates must have to be prepared for syllabus of KMAT Kerala 2019 before appearing in the examination.

  • The syllabus of KMAT Kerala 2019 will be based on topics like Analytical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension, and Logical Reasoning.

  • The syllabus for KMAT Kerala 2019 is the same as the syllabus for CAT. 
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KMAT KERALA 2019 Results

  • Official Website: The KMAT Kerala 2019 result will be declared on 27th February 2019 and will be available on the official website.

  • Counselling: Candidates who will secure equal or above marks in the KMAT Kerala 2019 examination, they will eligible for the counselling process. The merit list will be made on the basis of marks obtained.  

  • Commencement: The counselling process starts from April 2019.

  • Print: Do take a print out of the result.
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KMAT KERALA 2019 Counselling

  • All the candidates who have cleared the cutoff marks of KMAT 2019 Examination, they will eligible for the counseling process.

  • Seat allocation will be based on the merit-rank in KMAT Kerala 2019 exam result.

  • Kerala University takes admission through KMAT and counseling process.

  • The KMAT Kerala 2019 scores will have 70% weight and Group Discussion and Personal Interview will have 15% weight each.

  • Candidates must carry the KMAT Kerala admit card and the results/scorecard along with them during the counseling process.

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Discussion Forum

I am an NRI from Canada, can i apply for the exam? I do not have Indian Citizenship

I am an NRI from Canada, can i apply for the exam? I do not have Indian Citizenship

Asked By: Ralph Bosh,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Ralph,

No, if you do not have Domicile of India, you cannot apply for the exam. To be eligible for the exams you must be an Indian citizen. To know more details about the Eligibility Criteria click here.

Where are the exam centresfor the phase 1 and phase 2 exam?

Where are the exam centresfor the phase 1 and phase 2 exam?

Asked By: Amrish singh,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Amrish,

The exam will be conducted in different cities of the state for different phase exams. 

Phase 1 - 14 cities

Phase 2 - 4 cities.

Click here to check all the exam centres.

I am not from Kerala. Can I give KMAT-Kerala in the month of June 2018?

I am not from Kerala. Can I give KMAT-Kerala in the month of June 2018?

Asked By: saurya gupta,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Saurya,

No, You can't appear for KMAT Kerala. Only Native of Kerala can appear for this exam. To know more about KMAT eligibility, click here.

Good Luck!

Does KMAT-Kerala have negative marking?

Does KMAT-Kerala have negative marking?

Asked By: akhil kumawat,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Akhil,

Yes, KMAT Kerala 2018 has negative marketing. To know more about Exam Pattern, click here.

Good Luck!

KMAT Kerala preparation tips

What is the criteria for passing KMAT Kerala and how to study for it?

Asked By: samson,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

A candidate appearing for KMAT Kerala should make sure he clears the cut-off marks which are maintained at 10 per cent (72 out of 720) for SC/ST and for SEBC applicants the cut-off marks will be 7.5 per cent (54 out of 720).

Your method of preparation should be apt in such a way that you acquire the most of the exam while keeping the cut-offs in mind.

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