KMAT 2020 - Registration Started Now!
KMAT 2020 - KPPGCA conducts the Karnataka Management Aptitude Test for admissions to Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM). The online application form for KMAT 2020 is available from June 9. Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria of KMAT 2020 can fill the application form. KMAT Karnataka is a pen-paper based management entrance examination to evaluate the candidates’ verbal and reading, data interpretation, quantitative and reasoning skills. KMAT Karnataka will be held on August 23, 2020 and the admit card for the same will be released on August 20. Read the complete article to know about the overview of KMAT Karnataka 2020, the important dates of KMAT 2020, eligibility criteria, exam centres, admit card, exam pattern, syllabus, sample papers, guidelines to be followed and frequently asked questions related to different aspects of the exam.
Latest- KMAT 2020 application form is available now. KMAT 2020 to be held on August 23. Click here to check the list of KMAT 2020 participating institutes.
KMAT 2020 - Quick Facts
Candidates can check the table given below to get an overview of the management entrance examination, like who is the conducting body of KMAT is, how many times is KMAT conducted, the mode of payment of fees, exam duration, etc.
KMAT 2020 Overview
Full Exam Name
Karnataka Management Aptitude Test
Short Exam Name
Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association
Frequency of Conduct
Once a year
Mode of Application
Application Fee (General)
Rs 800 (Including GST)
Mode of Fee Payment
Mode of Exam
To know the important dates of KMAT Karnataka 2020 events like the start date and end date of registration, the release date of the admit card, exam date, etc., check the table that is given below:
KMAT Important Dates 2020
June 9, 2020
|Last date to fill KMAT 2020 application form||August 2, 2020|
Release of Admit Card
August 20, 2020
KMAT 2020 Exam Date
August 23, 2020
Result of KMAT 2020
September 3, 2020
Candidates willing to give KMAT Karnataka 2020 have to fulfil the KMAT 2020 eligibility criteria that consist of the academic parameters which the students have to meet.
Educational Qualifications and Marks:
Candidates holding a bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years or a master’s degree, from a recognised institute with a minimum of 50% marks. Candidates belonging to the SC/ST category will be given relaxation of 5% marks.
Who Can Apply?
The eligibility of KMAT 2020 also states that the candidates who are from streams like Commerce, Management, Social Sciences, Arts, Engineering/Technology are eligible to apply for KMAT 2020.
The application form for KMAT Karnataka 2020 is available from June 9 in online mode till August 2. The application fee of KMAT 2020 is Rs 800. Candidates can check the step by step procedure of admission mentioned below for more information:
Step 1: Candidates have to visit the official website of KMAT and register themselves for KMAT 2020 in online mode.
Step 2: Candidates have to fill the KMAT 2020 application form with all the necessary details and requisite documents. KMAT 2020 application will be considered complete only after the application fee is paid in online mode.
Documents Required Whilst Filling the KMAT 2020 Application Form
Valid email ID and mobile number
Marksheet/Certificate of Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree
Candidates’ scanned image of photograph and signature
Scanned copy of parent’s signature of candidates
Step 3: After the fee payment and submitting the application form are done, the candidates have to download the KMAT 2020 admit card that will be issued to them. To download the admit card of KMAT 2020, the candidates have to visit the official website of KMAT 2020 and log in by entering their credentials in the admit card window.
Step 4: Candidates have to report to the allotted KMAT Karnataka 2020 exam centre on the exam date and at the mentioned time. Carrying the admit card to the exam centres is mandatory.
Step 5: After the candidates have appeared for KMAT 2020, they have to check their KMAT 2020 result to check how much they have scored in the entrance exam.
KMAT Exam Centres 2020
The exam centres of KMAT 2020 are located in Karnataka. Candidates can check the following table to know where the KMAT 2020 exam centres are located.
KMAT 2020 Exam Cities
KPPGCA prescribes the KMAT Karnataka 2020 exam pattern and the management entrance exam duration is 2 hours and will be conducted in an offline mode. The KMAT exam pattern 2020 will consist of Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability and Logical Reasoning. Check the given table to get complete information related to the exam pattern of KMAT 2020:
KMAT 2020 Exam Pattern
No. of Questions
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
KMAT Syllabus 2020
The KMAT 2020 syllabus comprises three sections; verbal ability and reading comprehension, logical and abstract reasoning and quantitative ability. Following is the detailed table having syllabus of KMAT 2020:
KMAT 2020 Syllabus
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
Logical and Abstract Reasoning
Comprehension of Passages
KPPGCA will issue an online KMAT Karnataka 2020 admit card to the candidates after they successfully fill and submit the registration form of KMAT 2020. The KMAT admit card 2020 will be released in online mode on August 20. To download the hall ticket of KMAT 2020, the candidates have to visit the official website of KMAT 2020 and log in by entering the credentials that were created during registration. A hard copy of the KMAT 2020 hall ticket is necessary on the exam day. To get the step by step procedure to download the admit card, check below:
Step 1: Visit the official website
Step 2: Log in by entering the credentials created at the time of registration
Step 3: Click on the ‘Submit’ button
Step 4: The admit card will be displayed on the device
Step 5: Take a few print outs and download the admit card
KMAT 2020 Exam Day Guidelines
To make sure that the KMAT 2020 is flowing smoothly, the candidates have to go through and follow the basic instructions. For detailed information related to KMAT 2020, the candidates can check the KMAT 2020 article. Read the points given below to know some instructions:
Candidates have to carry their KMAT 2020 admit card during the day of the exam along with an ID proof.
If any candidate faces a discrepancy, then he/she must inform the officials.
Candidates must keep the KMAT admit card 2020 till the selection process.
Course Offered through KMAT 2020 Exam
KMAT 2020 will be offering various courses for the candidates who wish to pursue their career in management. Check the list given below to know more about the courses that will be offered through KMAT exam 2020:
Master of International Business
Post Graduate Diploma in Management
Master of Finance & Accounting
Master of Business Administration
After the candidates have given KMAT 2020, Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA) will declare the result of KMAT 2020 on September 3. The result will be released in the form of a scorecard that will be comprising section-wise and overall percentile. Candidates have to collect scorecard copy from the KMAT office and have to carry it during the day of selection. On the basis of the candidates’ performance, the participating institutes will release the cutoff.
KMAT Cutoff 2020
Candidates have to secure the minimum KMAT cutoff 2020 score to be eligible for participating in the selection procedure. Each participating institute might have its own cutoff for the MBA programme. Candidates will be shortlisted to take part in the selection procedure based on their KMAT cutoff 2020.
The selection procedure of KMAT 2020 will be conducted separately by each participating institute. Based on institute-wise KMAT cutoff, the candidates will be selected to participate in the selection process. Candidates have to apply separately to each participating institute for the programme to attend the selection process of the selected institute.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - KMAT 2020 - Registration Started Now!
Question: When will the application form of KMAT 2020 start to be available?
The KMAT 2020 application form will commence its availability in online mode tentatively from the fourth week of May 2020.
Question: What are the documents that have to be carried for KMAT exam centre 2020?
The documents to be carried for KMAT 2020 exam centre are KMAT 2020 admit card and a photo ID proof.
Question: What are the best books to prepare for KMAT 2020?
The best books to prepare for KMAT 2020 are:
Cracking the MBA Admissions Interview and GD:Ten KMAT approaches by Dhruv Nath
Karnataka Management Aptitude Test by Chandresh Agarwal
Karnataka-KMAT Complete Reference Book by Praxis Groups
MBA Mock Test & Solved Papers by BS Sijwalii
Question: Does each participating institute have its KMAT 2020 own cutoff list or is the KMAT 2020 cutoff list common for all participating institutes?
Yes, each participating institute has its own cutoff list for KMAT 2020.
Question: Write in brief the application process of KMAT 2020.
The KMAT 2020 application process is as follows:
Candidates have to visit the official website of KMAT 2020.
Candidates have to register for KMAT 2020.
After registration, candidates have to log in using application number and date of birth.
Candidates have to fill all necessary details.
In the end, the candidates have to pay the mentioned fee.
Question: What is the duration of KMAT 2020?
KMAT 2020 is a total of 2 hours.
Question: When will the result of KMAT 2020 release?
The KMAT 2020 release tentatively in August 2020.
Question: What kind of information is mentioned on the admit card of KMAT 2020?
Information which will be mentioned in the KMAT 2020 admit card are given below:
Photograph and signature of the candidate
Exam centre name
Address of the exam centre
Date of examination
Exam day instructions
Question: Which are the institutes that will be participating in KMAT 2020?
Institutes which are university-affiliated in Bangalore and Karnataka will be participating in KMAT 2020.
Question: Which are the test centres of KMAT 2020?
Bagalkot, Bengaluru, Mysore, Bellary, Gulbarga, Davanagere are some of the KMAT 2020 test centres.
Questions related to KMAT
can i write both kmat and pgcet 2020?
did kmat exam conducted twice a year?
Yes, KMAT is conducted twice in a year. Candidates can appear for both the sessions if they have less score or if want to improve more. Exam will be conducted in the month of December and in the month of june. Exam is of one and half an hour with the total of 720 mark's. Do remember examination is having negative score
I am from jaipur, rajasthan. The official site of KMAT (karnataka) is not working, so how could I know what will be the proper dates for kmat registration?, as some sites are saying that this kmat exam could be conduct on october 2020. So how I will be sure about the registraation date?
Careers360 provides official information regarding the exam dates, registrations dates, counseling dates etc.So you can check our site for KMAT Karnataka 2020 important dates.As of now the application is not yet out it is expected to be online from m fourth week of May, 2020 tentatively.Keep an eye on updates.
You can check any updates regarding the KMAT here https://www.google.com/amp/s/bschool.careers360.com/articles/kmat-important-dates/amp
how can I apply for kmat 2020 second cycle besides today is the last day for applying I cant go into the official website for registration
As there is no other options left for you to apply for kmat 2020 this time you have to wait till the next time.
Hope it would be useful to you.
All the best.
I am from Assam. can i appear for kmat 2020 to study in any college under Banglore University. since it is a state level exam.
kmat exam is conducts by Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, for admission in various management related course, the eligibility criteria is candidates must hold a bachelors degree with 50% marks and need to be a native of kerala state . since you are from assam , thats the reason, you are not eligible to apply.