Karnataka Management Admission Test (KMAT) is conducted for admission into Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Computer Application (MCA) programs. The exam is conducted by Conducted by Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA) for admissions to more than 150 AICTE-approved University-affiliated B-schools in Bangalore and Karnataka.

KMAT 2017 Important Dates

  • Start of Applications: 20 May, 2017
  • Last Date to Apply: 25 July, 2017
  • Date of Exam: 30 July, 2017
  • Declaration of Results: 7 August, 2017

Eligibility Criteria

For MBA/PGDM Programs, you should have bachelors degree with minimum 3 years duration or masters degree examination of any recognized education body in Commerce, Management, Arts, Social Sciences, Engineering/ Technology or equivalent, and have secured at least 50% of marks in the aggregate (40% for SC/ST candidate). Candidates in their final year of bachelor’s degree are also eligible.

Exam Pattern

The duration of the exam is 2 hours. For MBA Paper, there are three sections:

  1. Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension
  2. Quantitative Ability
  3. Logical Reasoning

There are total 120 questions, with each section having 40 questions.

KMAT Syllabus

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

English language ability would be tested through questions on Grammar, vocabulary, sentence completion, synonyms, antonyms, comprehension of passages etc. There would be questions on understanding of the contents of the passages and choice of appropriate words, phrases, expressions and similar language skills. This shall include the passages with questions based on their contents to test comprehension.

Logical and Abstract Reasoning

This shall include questions to measure how quickly and accurately you can think. The section may have questions in sets as well individual ones based on Verbal Reasoning, analogy among others.

Quantitative Ability

The questions in this section will be of matriculation standard. This shall include questions to know how fast and accurate you can work with numbers, do numerical calculations, understand various arithmetic problems involving ratio & proportion, percentage, interest, time & speed etc. Apart from Arithmetic, the questions may also be based on Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry and parts of mathematics. This test also helps to measure your power of quantitative reasoning, interpretation of tables, common graphs & charts.

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