Exam Date : 16th June 2019
Result Date : 23rd June 2019

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

KMAT Kerala 2019 Answer Key Released - Download Now

KMAT Kerala 2019 Introduction

KMAT Kerala conducted by the Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT). KMAT Kerala is a state level entrance exam held twice in a year in the month of February and June. KMAT 2019 will offer candidates different courses of MBA in many Management Colleges of Kerala state. Candidate can refer this article to get all the information regarding KMAT Kerala 2019.

  • About: The full form of KMAT Kerala is Kerala Management Aptitude Test. 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: Candidate can take admission into many colleges for Management Courses by attending KMAT Kerala 2019. Some of the best universities under KMAT 2019 are Kannur University (KU), Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Kerala Agriculture University (KAU), 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 and Post Graduation Diploma in Management. All applicants who fulfil the qualification criteria can apply for the online examination.

  • Exam Pattern: The questions will be asked in KMAT Kerala 2019 exam is intended to check the 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 held twice in a year (February and June).

KMAT Kerala 2019 Highlights

Exam Name 

Kerala Management Aptitude Test

Directing Authority

MG University

Exam Level


Exam Date

16th June 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 5th March 2019 to 31st May 2019

  • Admit Card: The KMAT Kerala 2019 Admit Card will be available from 2nd June 2019.

  • KMAT Kerala 2019 Exam Date: The candidate who wants to take MBA admission in Kerala have to take part in the KMAT Kerala 2019 examination which will be held on 16th June 2019.

  • Result Date: After the successful completion of the exam the candidate can get the results in the official website on 23rd June 2019. Candidate has to download the KMAT Kerala 2019  Result and take a print of the KMAT 2019 Result. At the time of counselling and Admission, the result will require.

  • Counselling Date: The admission process for the MBA in Kerala will happen based on the counselling process which will be conducted after the KMAT Kerala 2019 Result.

KMAT Kerala 2019 Eligibility Criteria

  • Citizenship: The candidate should be a citizen of India and should be a native of Kerala to qualify for first category KMAT Kerala Eligibility. To know more about Eligibility Criteria KMAT Kerala 2019 Eligibility Criteria section.

  • Capability: The candidate should pass graduation degree from the Kerala state or some other perceived college and need to secure minimum 50% marks in the qualifying exam to be qualified for KMAT Kerala 2019 examination. For the reserved category, the candidate has to secure 40% marks in the qualifying exam to eligible for KMAT Kerala 2019.

  • Bachelor's: Candidates must have finished their Bachelor's Degree of least 3 years span to qualify for the examination. Candidate, who is pursuing last semester of a bachelor's degree can apply for the KMAT Kerala 2019.

  • 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 final result of the bachelor's degree 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 an individual's interest, contact details, qualification details, exam centre, and so forth.

  • Online Form: The KMAT Kerala 2019 application form will be available only on the official website from 5th March 2019 to 31st May 2019.

  • Payment: The candidates can pay the KMAT Kerala 2019 Application fee online using Net Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card.  For General candidate application charge is INR 1000 and for Reserved category (ST/ SC) application fee is INR 750.

  • 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.

  • To get wide Information about application form please visit KMAT Kerala 2019 Application Form section.

KMAT Kerala 2019 Admit Card

  • Admit Card: Candidates who successfully register themselves can download KMAT Kerala 2019 Admit Card on 2nd June 2019

  • Identity Proof: With a specific end goal to get the 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 180 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 authority will bound The syllabus of KMAT Kerala around 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 23rd June 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 23rd June 2019.

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

  • Points of interest: Scorecard of every candidate will contain the candidate's name, the 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 after declaration of result.

  • Cut-off: Cut-off marks already declared by CUSAT i.e. for General category 108, for SEBC 72 and for ST/SC 54.

  • 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 weight 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. Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT).

  3. Kerala Agricultural University

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

  5. APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University

KMAT Kerala 2019 (June) Answer Key - Download PDF 

KMAT Kerala 2019 Important Instructions

  • Candidate needs to be present at the exam centre 30 minutes prior to the commencement of the KMAT 2019 examination.

  • The entry of a student would be prohibited in the centre without the issued admit card in any circumstances.

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

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

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

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

  • The candidate is not allowed to leave the centre before the exam timings as it will lead to the cancellation of the exam.

  • The 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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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.