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Karnataka Management Aptitude Test

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) is the state-level entrance examination which is organized by the Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA) for the management admission programs like MBA, PGDM and the others in both public and private institutes of Karnataka. The KMAT examination tries to assess the applicant's general level of comprehension in fields such as numerical techniques, logical & abstract reasoning, language comprehension and general knowledge. 

Exam finds its place among the year at least once and in the online mode. The format of the paper includes 120 multiple choice questions subdivided into 4 five mark sections to be solved in 2 hours. When it comes to the KMAT exam, 1 mark is assigned for each correct answer and there's a -0.25 mark penalty per each incorrect response to disscourage mindless guessing. Within a span of 20 days after the test date, KMAT results are published.
The schedule of the KMAT 2024 is not declared yet and it might be conducted in Dec 2023,  Jan, May and July 2024 to allow colleges time to wind up the admission sessions which are expected to start in June or July. The KMAT score is the qualifying basis for selecting candidates for the MBA programmes identifying with different institutes.

KMAT 2024 Exam Dates

Event Date
Online Registration Start Date June 30, 2024
Online Registration End Date August 31, 2024
Admit Card Release Date TBA
KMAT Exam Date September 2024

KMAT 2024 Highlights

Highlight Details
Exam Name Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT)
Exam Conducting Body Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges' Association (KPPGCA)
Exam Mode Online CBT
Exam Language English
Exam Pattern 180 MCQs, 3 hours, 4 marks for each correct answer, 1 mark deducted for each incorrect answer
Exam Syllabus English Language Usage & Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude, Data Sufficiency & Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge & Contemporary Business Scenario
Exam Eligibility Graduate with 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent
Exam Application Fee Rs. 1200 for General Category, Rs. 600 for SC/ST/PH Category
Exam Dates September 2023 (Tentative)
Exam Result Declaration October 2023 (Tentative)

KMAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Criteria Details
Nationality Indian
Age Limit 21 years for PG programmes; no upper age limit
Educational Qualification Graduate with 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent from a recognized university
Mathematics Mandatory for MCA
Domicile No domicile restriction
Category SC/ST/PH candidates are eligible for relaxation in the minimum marks

KMAT 2024 Exam Pattern

Section No. of Questions Marks Time
English Language Usage & Reading Comprehension (VARC) 40 40 60 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude (QA) 40 40 60 minutes
Data Sufficiency & Logical Reasoning (DS & LR) 40 40 60 minutes
General Knowledge & Contemporary Business Scenarios (GK & CBS) 40 40 60 minutes

KMAT 2024 Syllabus

Section Important Topics
Quantitative Ability Arithmetic, Number system, Numerical calculations, Algebra, Geometry, Interpretation of tables
Logical Reasoning Family tree, Puzzles, Data Arrangement, Strong and weak arguments, Venn Diagrams
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension Comprehension of passages, Vocabulary, Grammar, Para Jumbles, Synonyms

KMAT 2024 Preparation Books

Book Author Publisher
KMAT 2024: The Complete Official Guide Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges' Association (KPPGCA) KPPGCA
Conquer KMAT 2024 Arun Sharma Pearson
KMAT 2024: 500+ Solved Questions and Practice Sets R.S. Aggarwal Arihant
KMAT 2024: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension Nishit Sinha Pearson
KMAT 2024: Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation Nishit Sinha Pearson

KMAT Exam Centers 2024

Exam Center City
Bangalore Indian Academy School of Management Studies
Bijapur BLDE Association's A.S Patil College of Commerce (Autonomous)
Mangalore A.J. Institute of Management
Belgaum Bharatesh Education Trust's Global Business School
Mysuru JSS Academy of Banking & Finance
Hubballi Jain University
Shivamogga JSS University
Kolar Kolar Institute of Technology
Tumkur Tumkur University

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