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KMAT Karnataka 2023 - Exam Date (Nov 5), Admit Card (Out), Answer Key, Result (Out), Counselling

Updated By Shivangi Ahirwar on 21 Nov, 2023 15:01

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About KMAT Karnataka 2023

The KMAT results 2023 have been made available on November 21, 2023. KMAT Karnataka 2023 was conducted on November 5, 2023, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM by the Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges' Association.  The exam was held in home-based remote proctored mode. Candidates can check the KMAT Karnataka exam analysis 2023 by clicking on the link below:

KMAT Karnataka 2023 Exam Analysis

The mock tests were held on November 1 & 2, 2023, from 9:00 AM to 11:59 PM, on the official website at The KMAT 2023 admit card was released on November 3, 2023. The last date to submit the KMAT 2023 application form was October 26, 2023.

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT Karnataka) is a national-level entrance test conducted by Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA). By qualifying for the KMAT Karnataka 2023, 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 appear for KMAT 2023. All of the details regarding the KMAT Karnataka 2023 can be found here. Check the important dates, eligibility, application process, preparation tips, counselling, selection process, KMAT results 2023, and more below.

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KMAT Karnataka 2023 Latest Updates

  • Nov 21, 2023 02:30 PM: KMAT Karnataka result 2023 released on November 21, 2023, on the official website at Candidates can check the result by logging into the website using their ID and password.
  • Nov 20, 2023 11:21 AM: The KMAT Karnataka result 2023 to be out at by November 25, 2023. It will be made available to the candidates in the form of a scorecard.
  • Nov 03, 2023 02:25 PM: KMAT Karnataka Admit Card 2023 released on its official website,, today. Candidates who have registered for the exam can download it at by entering their application number and date of birth.
  • Nov 03, 2023 10:35 AM: Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges' Association will release the KMAT Karnataka 2023 Admit Card for registered candidates today. The admit card can be downloaded from 4 PM onwards through the official website.
  • Nov 01, 2023 11:55 AM: Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges’ Association has activated the KMAT mock test 2023 link on the official website- today. As per the schedule, the KMAT mock test link will be available till November 2, 2023 (11.59 pm).
  • Oct 26, 2023 01:33 PM: The KMAT Karnataka application process 2023 last date is October 26, 2023. Candidates will be able to register for the KMAT 2023 exam using their Application Number and Date of Birth. 
  • Oct 25, 2023 09:40 AM: KMAT Karnataka Application Form 2023 closing today. Candidates must complete the registration process in order to appear for KMAT 2023.
  • Oct 17, 2023 11:10 AM: The KMAT Karnataka registration 2023 deadline is on October 25, 2023. Eligible candidates must complete the registration process before the deadline.
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KMAT Karnataka 2023 Highlights

Check the major highlights of the KMAT Karnataka 2023 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

Home-Based Remote Proctored Mode


2 hours


  • Quantitative Ability
  • Verbal Ability & 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 850 (including GST)

Conducting For

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

KMAT Karnataka 2023 Important Dates

The most important dates pertaining to KMAT Karnataka 2023 have been provided below. 



Start Date of KMAT 2023 Registration

June 30, 2023

Last Date for Submitting KMAT 2023 Application Form

October 26, 2023

KMAT 2023 Mock Test

November 1 & 2, 2023 (9:00 AM to 11:59 PM)

KMAT 2023 Admit Card Release Date

November 3, 2023 (Out)

KMAT 2023 Exam Date

November 5, 2023

KMAT 2023 Answer Key


KMAT 2023 Result

November 21, 2023

KMAT Karnataka 2023 Conducting Body

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA) is the conducting body of KMAT Karnataka 2023. KPPGCA was established in 2003, for providing admission in MBA, MCA, and PGDM courses in various recognized and self-financing colleges in Karnataka state. KMAT is approved by the 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 a few more parameters when it comes to finalizing candidates.

KMAT Karnataka 2023 Exam Centers

While filling the application form for KMAT 2023, candidates can select their preferred city from the below-mentioned list of KMAT Karnataka 2023 exam centres. Candidates must report at their allotted exam centres at least 1 hour before the exam timings.











KMAT Karnataka 2023 Contact Details

Check the contact details of the KMAT 2023 conducting authority below: 


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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Important Dates

KMAT 2023 Important EventsDates
Registration Date 30 Jun to 25 Oct, 2023
Admit Card Date 03 Nov to 05 Nov, 2023
Exam Date 05 Nov, 2023

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FAQs about KMAT

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.

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).

Which body conducts KMAT?

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

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.

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.

Can foreign candidates take the KMAT?

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

Is KMAT a government-approved exam?

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

When was the KPPGCA established?

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

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.

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.

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