KMAT-2018 Overview

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About KMAT 2018

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) is a national level entrance test conducted by Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA). The pen-paper based exam is conducted in more than 10 cities in India for candidates who wish to pursue postgraduate programmes such as MBA, PGDM and MCA. By qualifying the KMAT exam, candidates can get admission in more than 169 AICTE-approved B-schools in Karnataka. These affiliated institutions of Karnataka are counted in the list of well-known B-schools of India. Candidates from India and abroad can sit for KMAT 2018.

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KMAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants of KMAT 2018 should check eligibility criteria before starting with any processes. To apply for KMAT 2018, candidate have to meet the KMAT eligibility criteria mentioned by the Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA). The basic criteria is to have a qualifying bachelor’s degree from a recognised institution with at least 50% marks. The eligibility for MBA, PGDM and MCA to appear for KMAT 2018 are given below:


  • Candidates should have a 3-year bachelor’s degree with at least 50% if the candidate falls in the general category and 45% marks if the candidate is of ...

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KMAT 2018 Syllabus

The syllabus for KMAT 2018 mostly comprises of the basic management exam pattern. The sections are almost the same as any other management exam. Sections like Quantitative Ability and Logical Reasoning are a part of KMAT 2018. A brief description about the syllabus is given below for candidates to start their preparation for KMAT 2018.

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

  • The questions in this section focus mainly on the candidates’ understanding of English language and it has sub-sections based on vocabulary, grammar, synonyms, comprehension of passages, sentence completion, antonyms, etc. 
  • Comprehension passage is one sub-section with questions based on ...

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KMAT 2018 Exam Pattern

Exam pattern is all about what and how the examination paper looks like. Candidates should be aware of the pattern to be able to understand the style of questions that may be asked in the examination. KMAT exam pattern gives an idea of the number of questions, sections of the paper, duration of examination, total marks, language in which the paper is published and language in which the candidates are allowed to answer. Along with this, candidates are also advised to know the syllabus of examination. 

Exam Pattern for MBA/MCA


Questions per subject

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension


Quantitative Ability


Logical Reasoning

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How to Prepare for KMAT 2018 

Preparation is one of the most important steps for scoring good marks in KMAT 2018. It is important for candidates to prepare the prescribed syllabus before appearing in a competitive examination like KMAT 2018. Preparation not only helps in scoring good marks but it also helps in gaining confidence to face the examination. There are number of things that help candidates prepare for an examination in a better way. One such trick is to be healthy mentally and physically. A healthy mind helps in conquering the difficulties and fear of examination. Staying fit and fine not only increases the capability ...

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KMAT 2018 Result

KMAT 2018 Result is announced by the KPPGCA on official portal of KMAT. The KMAT 2018 result is most likely to be released in the second week of June, 2018. To check the KMAT 2018 Result, the candidates must know their Registered ID and Password to login in the official website of KMAT. The scorecard or the result shows name of the candidate, roll number and marks scored section-wise. To check the KMAT 2018 result, candidates should know their application number and date of birth. Only after entering date of birth and application number, candidates can check their result. Once ...

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KMAT 2018 Counselling

The counselling schedule for KMAT 2018 exam will be declared on the official website of KMAT. Candidates who meet the cut-off scores of KMAT 2018 will be called to attend the KMAT Counselling Process.  

On the basis of exam result, the institutes prepare final merit list featuring the names of the qualified candidates. Candidates who are listed in the final merit list will be called for KMAT 2018 counselling. KPPGCA will conduct more than one session of counselling for all the selected candidates. The candidates who fail to attend the 1st session of counselling will not be permitted to ...

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How to Apply for KMAT 2018

KMAT 2018 application process will start in the first week of April 2018. The KMAT application form can be filled in both online and offline mode. Those who want to fill the form online can visit the official website of KMAT and fill the form there. For those who want to fill the form offline, can download the application form from KMAT’s official website, take a print of it and fill in with blue or black ball point pen and send to the address mentioned on the website or on the form. Candidates must always remember to check the details ...

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KMAT Conducting Body

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA) is the conducting body of KMAT 2018. KPPGCA was established in 2003, for providing admission in MBA, MCA, PGDM courses in various recognised and self-financing colleges in the Karnataka state. KMAT is approved by Karnataka government. KPPGCA was formed to support vocational and professional courses and to streamline and facilitate admission to these postgraduate subjects. All the colleges in Karnataka that offer postgraduate courses are liable to accept the score of KMAT for admission into MCA, MBA and PGDM. Candidates, however, should know that the score of KMAT alone cannot confirm their admission into the postgraduate courses. There are few more parameters when it comes to finalising candidates.

KMAT 2018 Important Dates

KMAT 2018 Schedule

Dates (Tentative)

KMAT 2018 Online Application Process Start Date

1st week of April 2018

Last Date for Submitting KMAT Application Form

2nd week of May 2018

KMAT 2018 Admit Card Release Date 

3rd week of May 2018

KMAT Exam Date

 Last week of May 2018

KMAT Result 2018

2nd week of June 2018

KMAT 2018 Exam Centres

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA) has not yet officially announced the exam centres. The following list is tentative and based on last year’s exam centres.














Contact Details

Karnataka Private Post Graduate College’s Association
Seshadripuram First Grade College
C A Site No. 26, Yelahanka New town Bangalore – 560064
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