KMAT Kerala 2023: Provisional Result (Out), Counselling (Soon)

Exam Date

Feb 19, 2023

Mar 9, 2023 | Management


KMAT Kerala 2023 result have been released today, Mar 9, 2023. Candidates can download the provisional result pdf from the official website, and the final KMAT Kerala result  2023 will be announced shortly on the official website. Candidates can find the detailed exam schedule in the article below.

KMAT Kerala Answer Key 2023 KMAT Kerala Counselling 2023

Kerala Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) presents an opportunity for candidates aspiring to get admission into MBA and PGDM courses at some of the best institutes in Kerala. This exam is held twice a year. KMAT Kerala is the state-level exam for admission into various management courses, specifically in Kerala. Read this complete article to get a fair idea about the preparation, exam pattern, and more.

Latest Updates on KMAT Kerala 2023

  • Mar 9, 2023: KMAT Kerala 2023 provisional result is out today, Mar 9, 2023. Read More

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KMAT Kerala 2023 Results

KMAT Kerala 2023 provisional results has been declared on the official website by CEE after the exam is conducted successfully on Mar 9, 2023. Candidates can check their final results and download their scorecards using the login credentials once the final results are out. The provisional results will be declared online first. Candidates must log in using application number, and other credentials to check KMAT Kerala 2023 result. After which, the candidates can get the printout of the scorecard for future references.

KMAT Kerala 2023 results has been released in PDF format, carrying the candidate’s overall rank and section-wise marks.The scorecard of every candidate will contain the candidate's name, the application number, sectional marks, total marks and the general rank of the applicant.

Read More: KMAT Kerala 2023 Results

About KMAT Kerala

Organized by the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS), Kerala Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) is conducted for candidates aspiring to pursue different courses under MBA across different management colleges of the state of Kerala. KUFOS conducts KMAT Kerala 2023 under the supervision of the Admission Supervisory Committee (ASC).

Kerala Management Aptitude test presents an opportunity for candidates to get admission into different management colleges of Kerala.

KMAT Apptitued Test

Participating Colleges: Candidate can take admission into many colleges for management courses by attending KMAT Kerala 2023. Some of the best universities under this examination 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: KMAT Kerala examination empowers candidates to look for confirmation for a 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.

Weightage: The weight for the whole procedure is in the ratio of 80:10:10 for KMAT Kerala 2023 exam respectively for composed test, Group discussion and Personal Interview.

Recurrence: KMAT Kerala exam is held twice a year.

Check the exam highlights for KMAT Kerala 2023 in the table below.

KMAT Kerala 2023 Exam Highlights
Exam Name KMAT Kerala
Full Name Kerala Management Aptitude Test
Conducting Body Government of Kerala - Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations
Exam Level State level
Recurrence Two times per year
Exam Mode Offline - Pen and Paper-Based Test
Exam Duration 150 Minutes
Type of Questions Multiple-choice questions
Application Mode Online Only
Helpdesk 0471-2525300
[email protected]
Official Website

KMAT Kerala 2023 Exam Dates

KMAT Kerala 2023 provisional result is out today, Mar 9, 2023. KMAT Kerala 2023 was conducted on Feb 19, 2023. The admit card was issued on Feb 3, 2023. The exam was held from 1.30 PM to 4.30 PM, and the exam question paper comprsises 180 questions in MCQ format. 

Candidates are advised to stay updated about the important dates associated with the Kerala KMAT exam 2023. KMAT 2023 will be held in more than 10 cities across Kerala. Students can choose their nearest centers according to their convenience.

Kerala KMAT important dates 2023 are listed in the following table.

KMAT Kerala 2023 Exam Dates
Important Events 2023 Dates
Online Application Form Start Date Jan 9, 2023
Last Date of Application Form Submission Jan 18, 2023
KMAT Kerala Application Correction Window Feb 2023 (Tentative)
KMAT Kerala Admit Card Date Feb 3, 2023
KMAT Exam Date 2023 Feb 19, 2023
Provisional Answer Key  Feb 19, 2023
Objection Window Feb 19 - Feb 24 2023
KMAT Kerala Provisional Result Date Mar 9, 2023
KMAT Kerala Final Result Date Mar 2023

Read More: KMAT Kerala 2023 Important Dates

KMAT Kerala 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are advised to go through the eligibility criteria of KMAT Kerala 2023 carefully to avoid unnecessary mistakes. These criteria change from exam to exam. The eligibility criteria are set based on different courses.

The eligibility criteria that are mentioned by the conducting authority, for taking the exam are as follows.

  • Citizenship: The candidate should be a citizen of India and should be a native of Kerala to qualify for the first category KMAT Kerala eligibility.
  • Capability: The candidate should pass a graduation degree from Kerala state or some other perceived college and need to secure minimum 50% marks in the qualifying exam to be qualified for KMAT Kerala examination. For the reserved category namely the ST, SC, the candidate has to secure 40% marks in the qualifying exam to eligible for KMAT Kerala 2023.
  • Bachelor's Degree: Candidates must have finished their bachelor's degree from any recognized university, college, or institution of least 3 years span to qualify for the examination. Candidate, who is pursuing the last semester of a bachelor's degree can also apply for KMAT Kerala 2023. Candidates who have appeared for CMAT or CAT are also eligible to apply for KMAT 2023.
  • Age Limit: There are no certain age limitations to qualify for the 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 admission.

KMAT Kerala 2023 Application Form

KMAT Kerala 2023 application form window closed on Jan 18, 2023, by CEE. The application form was released on Jan 9, 2023. Candidates can visit the official website to register themselves for the exam. Candidates are advised to carefully read the eligibility criteria before proceeding for the registration process.

KMAT Kerala 2023 application correction window will commence on the official website after the application form submission is closed. Candidates must send an email to the conducting body if they find any errors in the details on KMAT Kerala 2023 application form.

Candidates must check the application form after filling as once applied to the form the details given cannot be changed and the candidate may not be even allowed to write the exam. Candidates must register for KMAT Kerala 2023 exam online only. If they are registering for the exam, they must make sure to apply before the deadline.

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: KMAT Kerala 2023 form is available only on the official website.

Payment of Application Fee: The candidates can pay KMAT Kerala 2023 application fee online using net banking/ credit card/ debit card. The application fees can only be paid through online mode.

Category-Wise Application Fee for KMAT Kerala 2023
Category Application Fee
General INR 1000
SC/ ST INR 750

Information on Application Form: The details that must be filled in the form are name, gender, age, address, category, academic details, mobile number, email ID, photograph, signature, aadhar number, exam centre.

Uploading of Documents: The documents and their prescribed formats that are required to be uploaded are in the table below.

Document Specifications for KMAT Kerala 2023 Application Process
Documents File Size File Dimensions File Format
Passport size Photograph 40 KB 150 x 200 JPG
Signature 40 KB 150 x 200 JPG

KMAT Kerala 2023 Admit Card

KMAT Kerala 2023 admit card was released on the official website Feb 3, 2023. It is a very important document that is to be carried to the examination hall without fail. Failing to do so, the candidates will not be allowed to write the exam. Check the admit card for any errors, if any discrepancies are present, then the candidate's are advised to contact the university.

Admit Card: Candidates who successfully register themselves can download KMAT Kerala 2023 admit card from the official website.

Identity Proof: With a specific end goal to get the admit card, the candidates must enter enrollment numbers and passwords. Admit card contains important elements, for example, registration number, exam centre, examination date and time, applicants photograph and so on.

Documents Required: It is required to convey KMAT Kerala 2023 admit card alongside identity card, the applicant will not be permitted to enter the examination hall if they fail to bring one.

Details Mentioned on KMAT Kerala 2023 Admit Card

The various particulars that are present on KMAT Kerala admit card are as follows.

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Photograph of the Candidate
  • Address of Test Centre
  • Test Date
  • Admit Card Number

KMAT Kerala 2023 Exam Centres

The exam centres for KMAT Kerala 2023 are released by the conducting authority of the exam. There are a total of 14 cities of Kerala in which the exam will be conducted. They are listed in the table below.

Exam Centre for KMAT Kerala 2023
KMAT Kerala 2023 Exam Centres
Thiruvananthapuram Kollam
Alappuzha Pathanamthitta
Kottayam Idukki
Ernakulam Thrissur
Palakkad Malappuram
Kozhikode Wayanad
Kannur Kasargod

Read More: KMAT Kerala 2023 Exam Centres

KMAT Kerala 2023 Exam Pattern

KMAT Kerala 2023 is conducted twice a year to select students for MBA and PGDM courses in colleges throughout Kerala. This exam is conducted to check the ability of the students. Based on the exam a merit list is prepared according to the scores of the candidates. KMAT Kerala exam pattern is as follows.

Time Limitations: The aggregate time accessible for the candidate to complete the exam is 150 minutes or two and a half hours.

Mode: KMAT Kerala 2023 examination is an offline mode pen-paper based exam comprising 180 multiple-choice questions or MCQs. Each right answer to the question brings (+) 4 marks. There is negative marking and so each wrong answer gets (-) 1 mark.

Pattern: KMAT Kerala exam pattern has 4 sections, having MCQs that are to be completed in 2 hours 30 minutes or 150 minutes.

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

Section-Wise Pattern of KMAT Kerala 2023
Section Name Number of Questions
English Language and Reading Comprehension 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50
Data Sufficiency & Logical Reasoning 40
General Knowledge & Contemporary Business Scenario 40
Total 180 Questions

Read More: KMAT Kerala 2023 Exam Pattern

KMAT Kerala 2023 Syllabus

The syllabus for KMAT Kerala 2023 is outlined on its official website. It is pretty much similar to other ongoing examinations. The syllabus is set as per the requirement to analyze the performance of the students. The candidates have to prepare for the exam as the syllabus is set.

Points: The authority will bound syllabus of KMAT Kerala around subjects like Analytical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension and Logical Reasoning. Candidates likewise shall prepare General Knowledge question.

Syllabus: KMAT Kerala 2023 syllabus is segregated into four sections:

English Language and Reading Comprehension

  • English Grammar
  • Vocabulary and Language Usage
  • Comprehension Passage

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Arithmetic
  • Algebra
  • Mensuration
  • Calculus
  • Geometry

Data Sufficiency and Logical Reasoning

It contains Graphs, Pie Charts, Charts, etc, to analyze and interpret data from

General Knowledge and Contemporary Business Scenario

Latest Current Affairs and Trending Topics of the year.

Read More: KMAT Kerala 2023 Syllabus

KMAT Kerala 2023 Reference Books

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

  • 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

Read More: KMAT Kerala 2023 Reference Books

How to Prepare for KMAT Kerala?

Every preparation for exams like KMAT Kerala requires dedication, focus and perseverance. You need to have proper dedication towards your aim to crack the entrance exam and take another step towards forming your career. You need the presence of mind and focus to concentrate on finishing the required syllabus of the exam. Finally, you need to have the perseverance to avoid disappointments when facing difficulties.

Create a Custom Schedule

The first thing you need to do before you start your real exam preparation is that you need to prepare a proper preparation schedule. A proper preparation schedule consists of equal time distribution for all of the topics involved, time for practising sample questions papers, time in the end for multiple revisions and last but not least is the inclusion of breaks in the middle of the preparation sessions. Make sure that you stick to that schedule throughout the preparation.

Intense Practice Sessions

Most of the topics are in KMAT Kerala Exam are practice intense. So, you need to collect as many KMAT Kerala related material as possible. This includes the practice papers, mock tests, previous year papers, and other workbooks. Intense practices make you familiarize with the structure and type of questions in these sections. Also, it increases your speed in answering the questions with accuracy.

Section-Wise Preparation

There are four sections in KMAT Kerala 2023 exam. Each of these sections needs different approaching methods.

Quantitative Aptitude: The most important aspect of this section is effectively using the calculator to answer the questions. The easy alternative to this is using various tips and tricks to answer the questions. To learn and retain as many as you can.

Data Sufficiency & Logical Reasoning Section: This section demands speed and accuracy from you. So you need to develop those two things with intense practice sessions on this section from the sample and practice papers. Time management is the key to scoring in this section.

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension: This section requires you to brush up on the basics of English like grammar and stuff. Reading more also helps with answering in this section.

General Knowledge & Contemporary Business Scenario: There is no alternative for this section except that you need to read newspapers and magazines regularly. This will develop your knowledge about what's happening around you.

KMAT Kerala 2023 Answer Key

KMAT Kerala 2023 last date to raise objection against their answer key was till Feb 24, 2023 (2 PM). KMAT Kerala 2023 answer key was released on Feb 19, 2023, on the official website. KMAT Kerala 2023 answer key objection window was commenced on the same date, soon after the answer key was released. 

Candidates can cross-check their answers, and if they find any discrepancy in the answers, they can reach out to the exam officials. They can provide the required documents and pay a fee of INR 100 /- per question to challenge the answer key. 

Steps to Download KMAT Kerala 2023 Answer Key

Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to download KMAT Kerala 2023 answer key. 

  • Step 1: Candidates must visit the official KMAT Kerala website (
  • Step 2: Click on 'KMAT Kerala Candidate Portal 2023'
  • Step 3: Press on 'KMAT Kerala 2023 Answer Key' link
  • Step 4: KMAT Kerala answer key will be presented on your screen as a PDF.
  • Step 5:Candidates can go through these keys and compare their answer responses.
  • Step 6: Calculate your probable score.

Read More: KMAT 2023 Answer Key

KMAT Kerala 2023 Cut Off

The ASC of Kerala sets up the minimum required marks to qualify for admission into any institutes or colleges through KMAT Kerala. The category-wise cut offs are listed in the table below.

Cut Offs for KMAT Kerala 2023
Category Qualifying Cut Off
General 108/720
SEBC 72/720
SC/ST 54/720

Read More: KMAT Kerala 2023 Results

KMAT Kerala 2023 Counselling

KMAT Kerala 2023 counselling process for the selection of the college starts after the results are announced. Candidates are required to apply for the colleges individually. There will not be any combined counselling procedures. Depending on the merit list the candidates are called for counselling along with there documents for the verification process.

Beginning: KMAT Kerala 2023 counselling procedure will begin after the declaration of result.

Cut Off: Cut off marks will be declared for General ,SEBC and ST/SC categories.

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

Rounds: Based on ranks secured in KMAT Kerala 2023, candidates are called for further selection rounds namely GD (Group Discussion) and PI (Personal Interview) rounds.

Ratio: As per ASC guidelines, the weight given to entrance examination, group discussion and interview is 80:10:10 respectively.

Colleges Accepting KMAT Kerala 2023 Score

The list of top colleges accepting KMAT Kerala 2023 is provided below.

  • Kannur University
  • Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT).
  • Kerala Agricultural University
  • KUFOS (Kerala University Of Fisheries and Ocean Studies)
  • Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University

Read More: KMAT Kerala 2023 Counselling

KMAT Kerala 2023 Exam Day Guidelines

Some important instructions regarding KMAT Kerala 2023 are mentioned below:

  • The candidate needs to be present at the exam centre 30 minutes before the commencement of KMAT Kerala 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 such like 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 2023 Contact Details

In case of any discrepancies arising at any stage of the exam contact the conducting authorities.

Head Office Address:
T.C. 15/ 1553-4, Prasanthi Buildings,
MP Apan Road, Vazhuthacaud,

Phone/ Fax: 0471-2335133, 8547255133

Help-desk Contact Numbers: 0471-2335133, 8547255133

Email ID: [email protected]

Official Website:


Can I select more than one exam for KMAT Kerala 2023 ?

No. A candidate can select for only one exam in KMAT Kerala 2023.

Can I edit my KMAT Kerala 2023 examination centre?

No. Once you have submitted your preferences you cannot change the examination centers.

Will the admit card for KMAT Kerala 2023 exam be sent through the post?

No. KMAT Kerala 2023 admit card will not be sent through the post, and the candidates must download it from the official website.

What is the procedure to claim SC/ST reservation in KMAT Kerala 2023?

The candidates belonging to the SC/ST categories need to submit their caste certificate or community certificate at the time of the admission process.

How to check KMAT Kerala 2023 Result?

Go to the official portal of KMAT Kerala, where on the homepage there will be an option 'Get Score Card'. After selecting it, enter the necessary details such as the application number and date of birth to get the result. KMAT Kerala 2023 result can be downloaded and printed.


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