Karnataka KMAT 2019 (Karnataka Management Aptitude Test) is an all India level Management Entrance Test. It is conducted by Karnataka Private Post Graduate College Association (KPPGCA) for admission of candidates in MBA and PGDM programs. The KMAT 2019 admission is granted to more than 169 colleges of Karnataka and Bangalore. In order to apply for Karnataka KMAT 2019, the candidates must possess a graduation degree and should also fulfil all the eligibility criteria as laid down for the exam. The online registration for the exam is going to open in the month of May 2019 and expected KMAT 2019 exam date is the last week of July 2019. Here, you can check all the information regarding the eligibility criteria, admission procedure, application form, fee structure, examination pattern and more.
Some of the well known B-schools under KMAT are Acharya Institute of Management and Sciences (AIMS), Alliance University, IFIM Business School, MP Birla Institute, M.S. Ramaiah, Mount Carmel, PESIT and many more. The expected dates for KMAT 2019 examination are as mentioned below:
|KMAT 2019||Important Dates|
|Availability of Application Form||1st week of May 2019|
|Last date of KMAT 2019 Application Form||2nd week of May 2019|
|Admit Card will be Issued in||2nd week of Jun 2019|
|Karnataka KMAT 2019 Exam Date will be||Last week of Jul 2019|
|Declaration of Result||Aug 2019|
Karnataka KMAT 2019 Exam Date
The Karnataka KMAT 2019 exam date is expected to be in the last week of July 2019. If you are wondering as to how we have determined the dates of the paper, I would like to tell that it is completed on the basis of analysis done. While looking at the previous Karnataka KMAT exam dates, the paper of 2014 was conducted on July 24; in 2015 the exam was scheduled to be held on July 26 but was later postponed and was conducted on August 02, 2015. In 2016, the Karnataka KMAt exam date was May 29 and in 2017, the exam dates on which paper was held were July 30. Seeing the current trend and the observing that the exams are generally conducted on the last Sunday of the month, it is expected that KPPGCA is going to decide Karnataka KMAT 2019 exam date as July 28, 2019.
KMAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria
Before dreaming for the admissions at the postgraduate level through KMAT the necessary thing required to put into the mind that what minimum qualification required for the Admissions. Here, you can check the desired details regarding the Eligibility Criteria.
For MBA / PGDM Course –
- The candidates should have secured a bachelor’s degree (minimum of 3 years duration). Or
- The candidate should possess a Master’s degree in Commerce, Management, Arts, Social Sciences, Engineering/ Technology or equivalent.
- In both the degree courses, the candidates should have secured at least 50% of marks in the aggregate (45% for SC/ST candidate).
- Candidates in their final year of bachelor’s degree are also eligible.
KMAT 2019 Exam Pattern
Total sections: 4
Total number of questions: 120
Maximum marks: 120
Time Duration for KMAT 2019 exam: 120 minutes or 2 hours
The KMAT Examination is a pen-paper based test consists of total 120 questions. The Question Paper is divided into the three sections namely:
- Verbal Ability and reading comprehension
- Logical and Abstract Reasoning
- Quantitative Ability
Each section in the question paper consists of 40 questions which are of objective type (MCQs).The difficulty level of the examination is always usually easy-moderate. As it is a pen and paper-based test thus there is no restriction to move to and fro among the sections. The marking scheme of this examination is that 1 mark is provided for every correct answer and there is no negative marking in this examination.
|Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension||40|
KMAT 2019 Syllabus
Before you start preparing for the examination it is wise to check the important topics. Basically, KMAT exam is divided into the 3 sections, which as follows along with the important topics.
Verbal Ability And Reading Comprehension – This section consists of the questions from the grammar, vocabulary, sentence completion, synonyms, antonyms, questions based on the content of the passage such as choice of appropriate words, phrases, expressions as well as similar language skills.
In the reading comprehension, the questions are based on the contents given in the passage of comprehension.
Logical And Abstract Reasoning- This section consists of the questions from the verbal reasoning, analogy based questions. This section is basically to test your logical ability that how fast you can think to solve the particular problem.
Quantitative Ability-This section consists of the question based on arithmetic such as the numerical problems from the ratio & proportion, percentage, simple interest, time and work, speed and distance etc. Apart from the Arithmetic Section it also consists the problems based on Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry and parts of mathematics.
How to Prepare For Karnataka KMAT 2019?
In order to prepare well for the KMAT 2019 Examination, you should be focused and well determined. This is going to help you get ready for the exam and get admission in one of the best colleges in the state.
To prepare for the examination you must, first of all, create a timetable by allowing time to every topic that you are going to prepare for the exam. Assign a number of hours you are going to give for each topic every day and follow this table strictly. In this manner, soon you will get hang of each and every concept, shortcuts and tricks.
Inculcate the habit of making short notes of important things and points. This will be your quick go through the guide at the time of final preparation for KMAT 2019.
Also, take topic-wise mock tests. This is going to help you analyse your performance. You are going to become acquainted with the concepts and the things that require more attention.
Solve previous year question papers as you will come to know the type of questions being asked in the exam and what you need to prepare. Moreover, you’ll understand the weightage criteria for each section and, thus preparing for your study plan accordingly becomes simple.
KMAT 2019 Application Form
The Application form is basically the first step towards admission. We have here discussed in detail about the application form.
- The KMAT Application form is available online. It will take few simple clicks to register yourself on it and get into the race for admission in MBA courses of Karnataka and Bangalore colleges.
- For registration, visit the official website, kmatindia.com and click on Apply online.
- The Application form will appear on the screen with the fields that are required to be filled to complete the application process.
- Provide your basic details such as the name, your nativity in order to give your state residence proof, select the desired course from the dropdown list, graduation stream, mention properly the postal address in order to avoid the failure of the acceptance of the application form.
- The last step is the payment. For the payment a demand draft of Rs. 800 must be made in favour of KMAT 2019 payable at Bangalore. This amount is subject to change at any time as per the official declaration. If any such changes are made, you will be notified.
Online Application Form Available –> Registration –> Basic Details –> Application Fee Payment –> Application Process Over
KMAT 2019 Test Centres
As per the previous year observation, the list of the cities is provided below where the KMAT 2019 examination Centre are likely to be made. Test organisers have the right to withdraw any centre or add any centre.
Karnataka KMAT 2019 Admit Card
The KMAT Admit card will be provided online on its official website.The Admit card consists of the candidate’s name, enrollment number, test venue and the timing details. You can download the admit card by using the login credentials provided to you at the time of the filling up the application form. On the day of the KMAT 2019 examination, you need to carry the printout of your admit card otherwise you will not be allowed for the Examination.
Karnataka KMAT 2019 Result
The result of the KMAT 2019 will be provided online. You can check it very easily by visiting the official website. In order to download the result of KMAT 2019, you need to enter your application no. and the date of birth in the dd-mm-yy format. Download the result and keep it safe for the further admission process.
Why Appear for Karnataka KMAT 2019?
Here, we are now to discuss that why one should go for KMAT. What are the benefits involved while appearing for Admissions through KMAT 2019.
- This Examination Test is open to all Indian Candidates across India who meet the eligibility criteria.
- The aspirants will get the gateway to Karnataka where there is a very vibrant job market.
- Easy and affordable Examination process for taking the Admissions in the top B schools.
- Ease of test paper pen- paper-based and easy to crack.
List of MBA Colleges Participating in KMAT 2019
Below you can find the list of all MBA colleges in Karnataka as well as Bangalore in which you can get admission through KMAT 2019 exam:
Official website of Karnataka KMAT 2019 is www.kmatindia.com
Insofar, no official announcement has been made for KMAT 2019. The details provided here are for reference purpose only. This article will be updated once official notice is released.