KMAT is conducted in offline, or in paper-pencil mode for candidates seeking admission to MBA programmes in the B-schools of Bangalore and Karnataka. The test consists of 120 multiple choice questions (MCQs) divided into three sections.

A specially designed OMR sheet is provided to candidates to mark the responses.

Section-wise Details

S. No. Topic Questions
1 Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension 40
2 Quantitative Ability 40
3 Logical Reasoning 40
  Total 120

Each section has 40 questions, with a total of 120 MCQ questions.

Marking Scheme

Each correct answer is of +4 marks, while every incorrect answer will face a penalty of -1 marks.

KMAT Syllabus

The syllabus covers topics related to basic mathematics, aptitude and language comprehension skills.

  1. Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension: Grammar, Vocabulary, Sentence completion, Synonyms, Antonyms, Comprehension of passages

  2. Logical and Abstract Reasoning: Verbal Reasoning, Analogy

  3. Quantitative Ability: Numerical calculations, Arithmetic problems (ratio & proportion, percentage, interest, time & speed etc., Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Quantitative reasoning, Interpretation of tables, Common graphs & charts