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KMAT Karnataka 2022 - Exam Date (September), Registration (Closed on August 31), Pattern, Syllabus, Preparation

Updated By Tiyasa Khanra on 01 Sep, 2022 09:45

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About KMAT Karnataka 2022 (Registration closed on August 31)

The KMAT Karnataka 2022 registration process has been closed on August 31, 2022, by Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA). KMAT 2022 registration began on June 6, 2022. The KMAT Karnataka 2022 exam is likely to be conducted in the month of September 2022. KMAT Karnataka exam will be conducted in the home-based online proctored test mode in various test cities in Karnataka. The KMAT Karnataka 2022 admit card has been anticipated to be released in September 2022. 

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT Karnataka) is a national-level entrance test conducted by Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA). It is a pen-paper-based exam of two hours that is conducted once every year for candidates who wish to pursue postgraduate programs such as MBA, PGDM, and MCA. By qualifying for the KMAT Karnataka 2022, candidates can get admission to more than 189 AICTE-approved B-schools in Karnataka. These affiliated institutions of Karnataka are counted on the list of well-known B-schools in India. Candidates from India and abroad can sit for KMAT 2022.

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KMAT 2022 Counselling Process

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KMAT Karnataka 2022 Highlights

Check the major highlights of the KMAT Karnataka 2022 exam provided in the table below. 



Exam name

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test or KMAT

Conducting body

Karnataka Post Graduate Private Colleges' Association (KPPGCA)

Exam frequency

Twice a year

Exam level

State Level



Mode of examination

Offline(Paper-based Test mode)


2 hours


Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability, and Reading Comprehension, Logical Reasoning

Exam pattern

3 Sections comprising 50 questions each

Marking Scheme

1 Mark for each correct answer

Negative Marking

No Negative Marking

Application fees

INR 800 (excluding GST)

Conducting For

MBA/ MCA/ PGDM courses are offered by management colleges of Karnataka.

KMAT Karnataka 2022 Important Dates



Start Date of KMAT 2022 Registration

6th June 2022 

Last Date for Submitting KMAT 2022 Application Form

31st August 2022 (Closed)

KMAT 2022 Admit Card Release Date 


KMAT 2022 Exam Date


KMAT 2022 Result


KMAT Karnataka 2022 Conducting Body

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA) is the conducting body of KMAT Karnataka 2022. 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 Karnataka for admission into MCA, MBA and PGDM. Candidates, however, should know that the score of KMAT Karnataka alone cannot confirm their admission into the postgraduate courses. There are few more parameters when it comes to finalising candidates.

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KMAT Karnataka 2022 Exam Centers

While filling the application form for KMAT 2022, candidates can select their preferred city from the below-mentioned list of KMAT Karnataka 2022 exam centres. Candidates must report at their allotted exam centres at least 1 hour before the exam timings.











KMAT Karnataka 2022 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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FAQs about KMAT

Is KMAT a popular exam?

KMAT is mostly popular among MBA aspirants in Karnataka. Students from other states generally prefer to opt for other national-level MBA entrance exams such as CAT, CMAT etc.

How many exam centres does KMAT have?

KMAT has a total of 10 exam centres located in Karnataka. Apart from that, it is also conducted in all state capitals and Delhi NCR.

When was the KPPGCA established?

KPPGCA, the conducting body of KMAT, was established in 2003. It has been responsible for conducting KMAT since then.

Is KMAT a government-approved exam?

Yes, KMAT has been approved for admission into self-financing MBA colleges by the Government of Karnataka.

Can foreign candidates take the KMAT?

Yes, KMAT can be taken by candidates from India as well as by foreign nationals.

Are the colleges under KMAT approved by AICTE?

Yes, all of the colleges under KMAT are recognized and approved by AICTE. Candidates should also note that UGC-approved universities, however, do not require AICTE approval for their MBA courses.

How many institutes or colleges accept KMAT scores?

There are more than 169 B-schools in Karnataka that accept candidates based on their KMAT scores.

Which body conducts KMAT?

KMAT is conducted by the Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA).

Which courses are offered under KMAT?

The courses covered under KMAT include Master of Business Administration (MBA), Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) and Master of Computer Applications (MCA).

What is KMAT?

KMAT or Karnataka Management Aptitude Test is a national-level entrance exam conducted for admission to management colleges in the state of Karnataka.

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