KMAT Eligibility Criteria 2018

KMAT Eligibility Criteria KMAT Eligibility Criteria 2018 – The eligibility criteria of KMAT 2018 is laid down by Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA). In order to appear for KMAT 2018, candidates must meet the KMAT eligibility criteria 2018. KMAT 2018 is a state-level entrance exam which will be held in paper-pen mode on August 5, 2018. According to the KMAT 2018 eligibility criteria, candidates must have a bachelor degree from a recognised university in Karnataka. There is no age bar to appear for KMAT exam. Applications for KMAT began on June 7 and continue until July 25, 2018. Being able to understand the eligibility criteria is a matter of concern for each candidate before applying for KMAT. As any aspirant who fails to meet the eligibility criteria set by KPPGCA will not be allowed to sit for the management entrance exam. Read on to know more about KMAT eligibility criteria and other important information related to KMAT in the article below.

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Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) is a standardized state-level entrance examination for admission to post graduation in management such as MBA which is offered by B-schools of Karnataka. 


KMAT Eligibility Criteria 2018


The eligibility criteria of KMAT 2018 is based on UGC guidelines:

  • Age limit: Minimum 21 years old. No cap on maximum age.

  • Qualifying Exam: It is mandatory for the candidates to hold a bachelor degree (3 years duration)/master degree in Commerce, Management, Arts, Social Sciences, Engineering/ Technology or equivalent.

  • Minimum Marks: Candidates must have passed the above mentioned qualifying examination with at least 50 per cent marks. SC/ST candidates have the benefit of 5 per cent relaxation. Minimum qualifying examination marks for SC/ST is 40 per cent.

  • Reservation: 15 per cent seats reserved for SC, 7.5 per cent for ST, 27 per cent for OBC and 3 per cent seats reserved for PD.

  • If the candidates don't have the necessary documents supporting their claim of completion of Bachelor's Degree they can be removed from the process thereafter.

  • Candidates will then be shortlisted on the basis on their performance in KMAT. The scorecards of the candidates will be sent to the colleges

  • The selected candidates who have qualified in KMAT need to report to their respective college to secure admissions.

What after KMAT Eligibility Criteria 2018?


Candidates who want to appear for the entrance exam must fill the KMAT application form 2018 in online mode. Test takers of KMAT 2018 can complete the form in online mode only. To complete the KMAT registration, candidates have to make a payment of Rs. 800 towards the KMAT application fee. The payment can be in the form of Demand draft in favour of ‘KMAT 2018’ or can be paid online using debit/credit card. The following table brings to you the KMAT 2018 important dates related to the application window.

KMAT 2018 Dates to Remember



Release of KMAT 2018 online Application

June 7, 2018

Deadline for submission of KMAT Application

July 25, 2018

Issue of KMAT Admit Card/Hall ticket 2018

August 3, 2018

Date of KMAT exam

August 5, 2018

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