KMAT Exam Pattern 2018 - Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA) has laid down the KMAT 2018 exam pattern. As per the KMAT exam pattern 2018, the entrance exam is conducted in offline, or paper-pencil mode. KMAT was held on August 5 for candidates seeking admission to MBA programmes in the B-schools of Bangalore and Karnataka. According to the prescribed KMAT 2018 exam pattern, the test will comprise of 120 multiple choice questions (MCQ’s) divided into three sections of different topics. With the help of KMAT exam pattern 2018, candidates will have a better understanding of the marking scheme, exam syllabus, question paper pattern, etc. Also, test takers will know what to expect from KMAT and be able to prepare in a much professional and structured way. In this article by Careers360, test takers will find complete information pertaining to KMAT 2018 exam pattern including marking scheme, exam centres and more.
Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria and successfully had to register themselves for the KMAT by submitting the application form before July 25, 2018, and paying the examination fee. The admit card of KMAT 2018 was available for download online from August 3, 2018. Candidates could download the same from the official website.
KMAT Exam Pattern 2018
KMAT 2018 is proposed to be conducted with a moderate level of difficulty without creating confusion in paper-pencil mode. A specially designed OMR sheet will be provided to candidates appearing for KMAT 2018 to mark the responses. The official exam pattern for this year’s KMAT exam has been released by the officials.
KMAT Exam Pattern
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
The table above explains that each section will have 40 questions each, which means a total of 120 MCQ questions.
KMAT Marking Scheme - The marking scheme of KMAT 2018 is very simple. Each correct answer receives +4 marks, while every incorrect answer would face a penalty of -1 marks. After the total evaluation, the final marks would be displayed on the scorecard. There is no restriction to move to and fro among the sections during the KMAT Exam.
Once candidates go through the KMAT exam pattern, they must make sure to carry their admit card before heading for the exam. Candidates who are not in the possession of their KMAT 2018 admit card, will not be allowed to sit for the entrance exam.
KMAT Syllabus 2018
The syllabus of KMAT covers topics related to basic mathematics, aptitude and language comprehension skills. Students can refer to syllabus prescribed to competitive entrance exam like CAT, CMAT etc. Below is the section-wise topics of KMAT for the benefit of aspirants of KMAT:
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 Exam Centres 2018
The exam centre will be spread across various cities including Mysore, Mangalore, Bangalore, Belgaum, Bagalkot, Gulbarga, Shimoga, Udupi, Tumkur, Bijapur, Devangere, Hubli, and Bellary.
KMAT is conducted by Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA), for admissions to 170 University-affiliated B-schools in Bangalore and Karnataka. A total of 10,000 seats are offered in Karnataka’s B-schools through KMAT Exam.