KMAT 2018

KMATKMAT 2018 - The result of KMAT 2018 has been declared on August 23 in online mode. Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA) conducted KMAT 2018 on August 5. Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) is a state-level entrance examination for admission to post graduation in management such as MBA offered by B-schools of Karnataka. The 170 MBA colleges across Bangalore and rest of Karnataka with moderate fee structure will accept KMAT score. It is a paper-pencil based test comprising of a majority of multiple choice questions. Candidates can check here all details about KMAT 2018 such as important dates, eligibility, application form, admit card, exam pattern, result, etc.

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KMAT was first administered in 2003. The state-level test covers 10,000 seats. Candidates having a Bachelors degree with a minimum 3 years duration/ Masters degree examination of any recognised education body in certain disciplines are eligible to apply for KMAT. 

 

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KMAT 2018 Important Dates

 

KPPCGA has released the schedule of KMAT important dates 2018.

 

KMAT 2018 Important Dates

KMAT 2018 Application process begins

June 7, 2018

Deadline for submission of KMAT Application 

July 25, 2018

KMAT Admit Card/Hall ticket 2018 download begins

August 3, 2018

Date of KMAT exam (Conducted)

August 5, 2018

KMAT Result 2018 (declared)

August 23, 2018 

KMAT Result 2018

 

The result of KMAT 2018 has been announced on August 23 in online mode. The KMAT 2018 result is available in the form of a scorecard on the official website of KMAT and can be downloaded by entering the login credentials like the application number with date of birth. The result or scorecard includes candidates' name, roll number, sectional and overall score and percentile. Based on the KMAT result 2018, participating institutes will shortlist candidates for the selection procedure, including Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

 

KMAT Cutoff 2018

 

The cutoff of KMAT 2018 is the minimum marks a candidate must score in order to obtain admission into the reputed B-schools. Each institute is likely to have its very own cutoff for both MBA programme, which a candidate has to meet. Each participating institution will have separate KMAT 2018 cutoff based on which they will shortlist candidates for the final round of KMAT selection procedure after the KMAT 2018 result is declared. 

 

KMAT Selection Procedure 2018

 

The selection procedure of KMAT 2018 is for those test takers who have scored marks as per the cut off of the KMAT Exam. The selection procedure of KMAT 2018 will be conducted tentatively in the month of September after each of the participating KMAT institutes announce their respective cut-offs and the list of shortlisted candidates. The KMAT 2018 selection procedure will be conducted separately by each institute and would include GD/essay writing/Case Study and Personal Interview rounds. The final merit list will be generated based on the performance in KMAT, and the GD-PI rounds. Some institutes may consider past academic records and work experience as well. 

 

KMAT Participating Institutes 2018

 

There are 170 participating institutes of KMAT which offer MBA and other post graduation courses in management. Some of the participating institutes of KMAT are listed below:

 

KMAT Participating Institutes

KMAT Exam Pattern 2018

 

The exam pattern of KMAT 2018 comprises multiple choice questions (MCQs) further divided into four sections: Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning and General Awareness, Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension. The duration of KMAT 2018 is 120 minutes or 2 hours.

 

KMAT 2018 Exam Pattern

Exam Mode

Offline

Exam Duration

2 hours

Type of Question

Objective Type

No. of Question

120 Questions

Marking Scheme

4 Marks Per Correct Answer

Negative Marking

1 Mark Deduction

KMAT Exam Pattern – Section-wise and Marks Distribution

Section

Questions

Duration (minutes)

Marking Scheme

Language Comprehension

40

40

  • +4 for each correct response

  • -1 for each incorrect response

Mathematical Skills

40

40

Basic Aptitude

40

40

Total

120

120

KMAT Syllabus 2018

 

The syllabus of KMAT 2018 includes topics related to basic mathematics, aptitude and language comprehension skills. Students can refer to syllabus prescribed to competitive entrance exam like CAT, CMAT etc and also check the section-wise topis of KMAT below:

  • Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension- Grammar, Vocabulary, Sentence Completion, Synonyms, Antonyms, Comprehension of passages

  • Logical and Abstract Reasoning - Verbal Reasoning, Analogy

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

KMAT Admit Card 2018

 

The admit card of KMAT 2018 has been issued online on August 3. Candidates can download the same either from the official website or from the link given in this article. KMAT 2018 admit card is only available for the candidates who registered for the entrance exam by filling the application form. After getting the admit card of KMAT 2018, candidates have to paste the passport size photo on it. Candidates have to carry a valid ID proof along with the admit card in the examination hall. Candidates need to carry the admit card of KMAT 2018 to the exam centre on the day of the exam i.e. August 5. The candidates without the admit card won't be allowed to sit for the exam. 

 

KMAT 2018 Test Centres

 

KMAT 2018 will be conducted across Karnataka in various cities like Bagalkot, Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bijapur, Davangere, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi. Test organizers reserve the right to withdraw any centre or add any new centre. The availability of the test centres can be changed by the conducting body.

 

KMAT Eligibility Criteria 2018

 

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA) prescribes the eligibility criteria of KMAT 2018.

  • Aspirants must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognised university with a minimum 50 per cent marks and 45 per cent for SC/ST candidates.

  • Applicants who are in their final year of bachelor’s degree are also eligible to apply for KMAT 2018.

KMAT Application Form 2018

 

The application process of KMAT 2018 commenced on June 7 and ended on July 25. Before filling the form, candidates had to first check the eligibility criteria of KMAT 2018. The application form could be filled through either online or offline mode. Candidates wanting to fill the offline application could download the application form, from the official website and fill it with the correct details. Once the application form of KMAT 2018 had been filled, an application fee of Rs. 800 had to be paid by the candidate online or offline. Upon successful submission of the KMAT 2018 application form, a unique ID was generated and sent on the registered email ID. 

 

Address: The Secretary, Seshadripuram First Grade College,

C. A. Site No. 26, Yelahanka New Town,

Bangalore - 560 064.

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