KMAT 2020 Syllabus

Exam Date : December 13, 2020
Result Date : January 7, 2021

KMAT Syllabus is proposed by KPPGCA. Questions will be asked in the moderate form of difficulty. This examination is to check a candidate's logics along with speed and time. Practice with a timer and read lots of Grammar books, Magazines, Newspaper. All this will help a candidate to obtain good marks in each section.

KMAT Karnataka Syllabus 2020      

KMAT Karnataka is proposed to be conducted with a moderate level of difficulty without creating confusion in paper-pencil (offline) mode. Candidates appearing for KMAT Karnataka 2020 can refer to the prescribed books by conducting authority in order to score well in this examination.

KMAT Syllabus 2020 will be based on topics like Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension, Logical and Abstract Reasoning, and Quantitative Ability.

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

  • English language ability of the candidate would be tested through questions on Grammar, vocabulary, sentence completion, synonyms, antonyms, comprehension of passages, etc.
  • There would be questions on understanding of contents of the passages and choice of appropriate words, phrases, expressions, and similar language skills.
  • This shall include the passages with questions based on their contents to test comprehension.

Important Topics For Verbal Ablity And Reading Comprehension

While preparing for the exam, knowing the important topics can help build an efficient study plan, cover the important topics first, and then move forward slightly less critical. Some of the important topics for VARC are mentioned below in the table.

Important Topics For Verbal Ablity And Reading Comprehension
Sl.No Topics
1 Para Jumble
2 Vocabulary
3 Critical Reasoning
4 Antonyms and Synonyms
5 Tenses
6 Passages
7 Language usage
8 Comprehension
9 Idioms
10 Syntax and correct grammar

Recommended Books for Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension.

Some of the books that can immensely help students during their KMAT preparation for the Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension more specifically. In the table below, we have mentioned some of the most recommended books which the students can follow. In most cases, it is always advised while making a purchase, always look for the latest edition to be most updated.

KMAT Books For VARC
Sl. No Books Author
1 The Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning Nishit K. Sinha
2 How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay
3 Verbal Ability And Reading Comprehension For The CAT And Other MBA Entrance Examinations TIME
4 High School English Grammar and Composition Key Wren and Martin

 

Logical and Abstract Reasoning

This section includes questions to measure how quickly and accurately a candidate is able to think. This section may have questions in sets as well as individual ones based on Verbal Reasoning, analogy among others.

Important Topics For Logical and Abstract Reasoning

Having known the important topics will give an edge to the KMAT exam preparation. Students can also prepare the study plan according to the important topics, and students can cover the important topics first and then move on with the remaining topics. Below are some of the essential topics for Logical And Abstract Reasoning from the KMAT Syllabus.

Important Topics For Logical and Abstract Reasoning
Sl. No Topics
1 Strong arguments and weak arguments
2 Statement-conclusion
3 Data arrangement
4 Puzzles
5 Syllogisms
6 Venn Diagram
7 Numeric grid
8 Family tree
9 Multi-dimensional arrangements
10 Coding and series

Recommended Books for Logical and Abstract Reasoning

To make the Logical and Abstract Reasoning part strong, students can follow the below-mentioned books on the table. Some of the most recommended books are mentioned below in the table. While on a hunt for books, in most cases students must look for the latest edition of books to get the most out of it.

KMAT Books for Logical and Abstract Reasoning
Sl. No. Books Author
1 A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning R.S. Aggarwal
2 How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT Arun Sharma
3 Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT Nishit K. Sinha

Quantitative Ability

  • Questions in this section will be of matriculation standard.
  • This shall include questions to know how fast and accurate a candidate can work with numbers, do numerical calculations, understand various arithmetic problems involving ratio & proportion, percentage, interest, time & speed, etc.
  • Apart from Arithmetic, also the questions may be based on Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, and parts of mathematics.
  • This test also helps to measure your power of quantitative reasoning, interpretation of tables, common graphs & charts.

Important Topics For Quantitative Ability

While preparing for the KMAT exam, it is always a great idea to be aware of the crucial topics to cover. Knowing the important topics will make the study efficient in many ways, students can prepare the study plan in a way where you cover the important topics first and then move to the rest. In the table below we have mentioned some of the most important topics for the quantitative ability section of the KMAT Syllabus.

Important Topics For Quantitative Ability
Sl. No Topics
1 Modern Mathematics
2 Algebra
3 2D and 3D geometry and Statistics such as Pie chart, Bar graph.
4 Number systems
5 Data sufficiency
6 Data interpretation
7 Problem-solving
8 Geometry
9

Trigonometry Series

10 Arithmetic

Recommended Books for Quantitative Ability

All the aspiring students can follow the below-mentioned books for their KMAT exam preparation, to work on the Quantitative Ability section of the KMAT syllabus, these are some of the most recommended books for the KMAT exam.

KMAT Books for Quantitive Ability
Sl. No. Books Author
1 Quantitative Aptitude for All Competitive Examinations Abhijit Guha
2 Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation for CAT Nishit Sinha
3 Quantitative Aptitude For CAT And Other MBA Entrance Examinations TIME

KMAT Exam Pattern

Now that you know the KMAT syllabus, it is also essential to be aware of the KMAT exam pattern. There is three sections in the exam: VARC, Quantitative Ability, and Logical & Abstract reasoning. The exam pattern for both MBA/PGDM and MCA programs is given below.

KMAT Exam Pattern for MBA/PGDM 

Candidates applying for the MBA/PGDM program need to be aware of its exam pattern. KMAT exam pattern for MBA/PGDM are given below in the table.

KMAT Exam Pattern for MBA/PGDM
Topics Questions Marks
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension 40 40
Quantitative Ability 40 40
Logical & Abstract Reasoning 40 40
Total 120 120

KMAT Exam Pattern For MCA

Candidates taking the KMAT exam are also allowed to take MCA, both the exam pattern remains the same. However, students are advised to make all these three sections strong preparation wise to do well in the exam. KMAT exam pattern for MCA is given below.

KMAT Exam Pattern for MCA 
Topics Questions Marks
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension 40 40
Quantitative Ability 40 40
Logical & Abstract Reasoning 40 40
Total 120 120

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Discussion Forum

Q.

What are the main subjects in the KMAT exam?

Asked By: Anonymous 13 Jan 2017

A.

The four main subjects are as follows: -

  • Verbal Ability
  • Reading and comprehension
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Ability and General Awareness.

Answer By: Getmyuni

13 Jan 2017

Q.

A.

Hi Mihir, the syllabus which you need to refer for KMAT exam consist of Verbal ability, Quantitative, Current affairs and much more about which you can refer the Syllabus section of KMAT exam

Answer By: Getmyuni

20 Jun 2018

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A.

Hi Subhra, topics which are there for quantitative analysis for KMAT exam are including arithmetic, decimals, geometry and many more which are to prepare for and the details regarding the topics are there for your reference in Syllabus of KMAT.

Answer By: Getmyuni

20 Jun 2018

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