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KMAT Kerala Exam 2022 - Exam Date, Registration (Begins), Pattern, Syllabus, Preparation

Updated By Tiyasa Khanra on 16 Aug, 2022 14:04

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About KMAT Kerala 2022 (Exam on August 28, 2022)

The Kerala Management Aptitude Test, KMAT 2022 session II exam will be conducted on August 28, 2022. The KMAT Kerala admit card 2022 is expected to be released soon on its official website. KMAT Kerala application form 2022 was released on the official website on July 22 for Session 2. The last date to apply for the KMAT Kerala session II exam was July 30, 2022. The registration form can be accessed by entering details like Application Number, Password and Access Code. The direct link to fill out the KMAT Kerala 2022 application form has been provided below.

KMAT Kerala 2022 Application Form (Session 2)- Direct Link

KMAT Kerala Session 2 will be held in computer-based mode. The exam duration will be of 3 hours. The KMAT Kerala 2022 question paper will include 4 sections with a total of 180 questions.


KMAT Kerala 2022 session I was conducted by CEE Kerala on May 7, 2022, and its results were declared on May 25, 2022. Kerala Management Aptitude Test, short for KMAT, is an entrance examination conducted at the state level. KMAT is organized in offline (Pen & Paper based) mode for the candidates seeking admission in MBA programs offered in various Government/Private colleges of Kerala. Once the exam has been conducted, authorities will release KMAT Kerala 2022 provisional answer key along with the final answer key. The entrance exam is conducted twice a year. KMAT Kerala is conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Exams (CEE) Kerala for admission to the MBA program offered by various universities and colleges in Kerala.

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KMAT Kerala 2022 Exam Highlights

Some of the major highlights of the KMAT Kerala 2022 exam are as follows:

Name of the ExamKerala Management Entrance Test (KMAT)
Exam Date May 7, 2022
Exam Duration3 hours
PurposeThe entrance exam is conducted for admission to the management colleges in Kerala.
Minimum EligibilityBachelor's Degree from a recognized institute of minimum 3 years duration 
Frequency of ExamTwice a Year
Mode of ExamOffline
Total Marks 720
Admission ProcessCounselling after result declaration

KMAT Kerala 2022 Important Dates

Candidates can check all the important dates for KMAT Kerala 2022 here

Events

Dates

Availability of KMAT Kerala 2022 Application Form

July 22, 2022 (Ongoing)

Last Date to Submit KMAT Kerala 2022 Application Form

July 30, 2022

Application Correction Window

To be announced

Availability of KMAT Kerala 2022 Admit Card

To be announced

KMAT Kerala 2022 Exam Date

August 28, 2022

KMAT Kerala 2022 Answer Key

To be announced

KMAT Kerala 2022 Result (Provisional)

To be announced

KMAT Kerala 2022 Result (Final)

To be announced

KMAT Kerala Application Form 2022

Aspirants eligible to apply for KMAT Kerala must register themselves by visiting the official web portal (www.cee.kerala.gov). Candidates must ensure to register before the KMAT Kerala 2022 application form last date.

Steps to Fill KMAT Kerala Application 2022

Following are the steps to be noted while applying for the KMAT Kerala exam.

Step 1: KMAT Kerala Registration

  • Visit the official website of KMAT Kerala.
  • Click on the ‘New registration’ tab.
  • Enter information such as name, gender, date of birth, category, and email ID.
  • Hit on the 'Submit' button.
  • The candidate's application number and password will be generated for future login.

Step 2: Filling Application form

  • Log in using your Application Number and password.
  • Provide your Academic Details, Personal Details, and Contact details.
  • Click on the 'Save and continue' option.

Step 3: Payment of Application fee

  • Pay through Debit Card/Credit Card/Bank Transfer. 
  • General category and SC/ST/PwD aspirants have to pay INR 1000 and INR 750 respectively.
  • Click on the ‘go to the next button.’

Step 4: Uploading Documents

  • Upload scanned copy of photograph and signature equal to or less than 40 KB of 150 X 200 pixel in JPG format
  • Click on the 'Submit and proceed' option.

Step 5: Selection of Exam Centre

  • Pick your three preferred exam centres provided for the KMAT Kerala exam.
  • Click on the 'Submit' button.

Step 6: Profile Verification 

  • Review application form of KMAT Kerala 2022.
  • Enter your details carefully as no further medications are allowed.
  • Click on the 'Submit' option.
  • Take a print for future reference.

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KMAT Kerala Admit Card 2022

Candidates can download the admit card for the KMAT Kerala exam online, once released on the official website. The conducting body will release the KMAT Kerala admit card after the application process ends.

Steps to download KMAT Kerala Admit Card 2022?

Mentioned below are the steps to download admit card for KMAT Kerala.

  • Visit the official web portal.
  • Enter the Application Number and Password provided during registration.
  • Click on ‘Login’
  • Click on the ‘Admit Card’ tab
  • Download the admit card and take a printout for future use.

KMAT Kerala 2022 Exam Centres

Given below are the exam centres for KMAT Kerala 2022

Alappuzha

Kasaragod

Kannur

Wayanadu

Palakkad

Ernakulam

Kozhikode

Kottayam

Malappuram

Idukki

Thrissur

Thiruvananthapuram

Kollam

Pathanamthitta

KMAT Kerala 2022 Exam Pattern

The authority has prescribed the KMAT Kerala exam pattern 2022. The question paper will be consisting a total of 180 questions with 4 marks each.  For every incorrect response, 1 mark will be awarded. The total marks for the exam are 720. Here are the major highlights of the exam pattern.

ParticularsDetails
Exam ModeOnline
Type of QuestionsObjective-type
Total Marks720
Time Duration2 hours 30 minutes
Total Number of Questions180 questions
Marking Scheme+ 4 for each correct answer
Negative Marking-1 for each incorrect answer
LanguageEnglish

KMAT Kerala Exam Pattern 2022 (Section-wise)

Following is the section-wise exam pattern of KMAT Kerala 2022.

SectionTotal QuestionsTotal Marks
Quantitative Aptitude50200
General Knowledge & Contemporary Business Scenario40160
Data Sufficiency & Logical Reasoning40160
English Language and Reading Comprehension50200
Total180720

KMAT Kerala Syllabus 2022

Aspirants must go through the exam syllabus to get familiar with the type of questions asked in the examination. Here is the detailed KMAT Kerala syllabus to help candidates attain good scores in the exam.

  • Data Sufficiency and Logical Reasoning: Table, line graphs, blood relation, pie, bar, series, arrangements, data structure, coding, decoding, statement, etc.
  • Quantitative Aptitude: Data interpretation, time and work, basic arithmetic, pie chart, simple interest, compound interest, series, number system, algebra, HCF, LCM, etc.
  • English Language and Reading Comprehension: Grammar, reading comprehension, vocabulary, fill in the blank, synonyms, antonyms, Para jumble, tense, word meaning, etc.
  • General Knowledge: Current Affairs, Static GK, Economic and Social Issues, etc.

KMAT Kerala Books 2022

Applicants must refer to all the important books to enhance their exam preparation. Here are the KMAT Kerala 2022 preparation books which must be referred to before appearing for the entrance test.

BooksAuthor/Publisher
Verbal Ability and Reading ComprehensionAjay Singh, Publisher – Arihant

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination Tips, Techniques, and Short-cut Methods

Abhijit Guha
Business English and Communication

Clark Zimmer, Publisher- Mcgraw Hill Ryerson

Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning for CATNishit Sinha, Publisher- Pearson
Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation for CATNishit Sinha, Publisher- Pearson
Class 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th TextbooksNCERT/Kerala State Board

KMAT Kerala Answer Key 2022

Candidates can get access to the answer keys within a few days after the exam is conducted. The provisional answer key is expected to be out in the second week of May 2022. KMAT Kerala answer keys can be challenged if any discrepancy is found by the aspirants. For each objection raised, INR 100 per question through DD in favor of CEE, payable at Thiruvananthapuram has to be paid.

Steps to Access KMAT Kerala 2022 Answer Key

  • Go to the official website of KMAT Kerala 2022.
  • Select the exam phase in which you appeared.
  • Click on the phase and download the answer keys in PDF format.
  • Take a printout of the answer keys for future purposes.

KMAT Kerala Result 2022

The KMAT Kerala 2022 scorecard will comprise your personal details along with the overall and sectional scores.  Candidates can check their KMAT Kerala result online by visiting the official website.

How to Download KMAT Kerala Result 2022?

Candidates must follow the required steps mentioned below to download their exam results.

  • Visit the official website (www.cee.kerala.gov)
  • Click the ‘KMAT Kerala 2022 Result’ link.
  • Enter your Roll No. and Date of Birth.
  • Download your result in the form of a PDF.
  • Take a printout of your scorecard for further academic requirements.

KMAT Kerala Cutoff 2022

Cutoffs are the minimum marks required to qualify for the KMAT Kerala exam. The conducting authority will release the KMAT Kerala cutoff for different categories.  Here is the expected cutoff for KMAT Kerala 2022.

CategoryMin Cutoff PercentageCutoff Scores
General 10% of 720 marks72
SEBC 10% of 720 marks72
SC/ST 7.5% of 720 marks54

KMAT Kerala Selection Process 2022

The candidate's selection process will commence once the exam results are announced.  The final merit list will be prepared based on the performance in KMAT Kerala 2022 selection process which includes Group discussions and Personal Interviews. Following are the documents required at the time of KMAT Kerala counselling.

KMAT Kerala admit card10th/12th Mark-sheets/certificates
Passport Size PhotographsDomicile Certificate (if required)
Result/scorecardCategory Certificate (if required)
Character certificate etc.-

KMAT Kerala Eligibility 2022

Candidates can enroll in the MBA programme only if the eligibility criteria specified by the authorities have been met.  Before applying look at the KMAT Kerala eligibility mentioned below.

  • Candidates must have attained 50% aggregate marks in their bachelor's degree from a recognised board or university in Management, Arts, Social Sciences, Commerce, Engineering/ Technology or equivalent, and 45% in the case of the reserved category.
  • Students in the final year of the bachelor's program are also eligible to apply for the KMAT Kerala exam. 

KMAT Kerala 2022 Conducting Body

Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) is the exam conducting authority of the Kerala Management Aptitude Test (KMAT). The university aims to excel in the field of higher education and caters to the scholastic and developmental needs of its students. The university also conducts and supports Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research-level courses of quality in social sciences, sciences, humanities and professional disciplines.

Contact Details

Official Website: kmatkerala.in

Phone Number: 91-0471-2324396/0471-2335133/8547255133.

Important Dates

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How many times kmat kerala is conducted in a year?

-SayanaUpdated on February 21, 2022 03:55 PM
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Mahima Gupta, Student / Alumni

Dear Candidate, 

KMAT Kerala is conducted by the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) twice a Year. The entrance exam is conducted for admission to the management colleges in Kerala. Registrations for KMAT Kerela 2022 will be open in the third week of March 2022.

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FAQs about KMAT Kerala

How many times is KMAT Kerala conducted?

To ensure the convenience of candidates, KMAT Kerala is conducted twice every year in the months of December and June.

In which language is KMAT Kerala conducted?

KMAT Kerala is conducted in English medium. No other language option is available in the exam.

Questions are asked from which subjects in KMAT Kerala?

KMAT Kerala contains questions from English, Maths, Reasoning and General Knowledge.

Who should sit for the KMAT Kerala exam?

Students who want to take admission in MBA colleges in Kerala only, while also avoiding the extreme competition in national MBA entrance exams can opt to appear in KMAT Kerala.

Is KMAT Kerala an easy exam?

KMAT Kerala can be said to be an easier exam when compared to entrance exams such as CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT etc.

Can I apply to other state colleges through KMAT Kerala?

No, the KMAT Kerala scores are not accepted by any college outside of the state.

Is KMAT Kerala accepted by the government or private institutes?

Both, government and private colleges in Kerala accept the scores of KMAT Kerala for admission to their MBA courses.

Who conducts KMAT Kerala?

KMAT Kerala is conducted by the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS).

Why is KMAT Kerala conducted?

KMAT Kerala is conducted as a common examination to shortlist candidates for the MBA courses offered in colleges in Kerala?

What is KMAT Kerala?

KMAT is the short form for Kerala Management Aptitude Test. It is a state-level MBA entrance exam.

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