KMAT 2017

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2017 will be conducted on July 30, 2017 by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) for admission to 170 AICTE approved University affiliated Management Institutes in Bangalore and Karnataka. KMAT 2017 is an All India exam that will be held in more than 10 cities all across the country and is open to candidates from all parts of India and Abroad.

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Exam dates and schedule

  • Registration – Online: 20-05-2017 10:00 AM to 16-07-2017 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 28-07-2017 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 10:00 (Confirm)
    Result: 07-08-2017 10:00 AM (Confirm)

About KMAT Exam

KMAT 2017 is Gateway to MBA/MCA in Karnataka and Bangalore, Silicon Valley of India and No 1 Destination for MBA/PGDM/MCA with very vibrant Job market. The MBA/MCA colleges in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka with moderate fee structure will accept KMAT 2017 score as admission criteria for admission to their flagship MBA/PGDM/MCA programmes. 

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KMAT 2017 Eligibility & Application process


UGC guidelines are followed for entry requirements into professional courses of MBA/PGDM/MCA in Karnataka.


Eligibility for MBA/PGDM
To appear in KMAT 2017, a candidate should have Bachelors degree with minimum 3 years duration/ Masters degree examination of any recognised education body in Commerce, Management, Arts, Social Sciences, Engineering/ Technology or equivalent, and have secured at least 50% of marks in the aggregate (45% for SC/ST candidate).

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KMAT 2017 Exam Pattern

MBA/PGDM Exam Pattern
KMAT 2017 exam pattern will consist of objective multiple choice questions (MCQs). KMAT 2017 will be 120 minutes exam and will be divided in 3 sections with total number of 120 MCQs carrying a total maximum 480 marks.


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KMAT 2017 Syllabus

KMAT 2017 is proposed to be conducted with moderate difficulty level without creating confusion in paper-pencil mode. The exam will have MCQs only. Section wise KMAT 2017 syllabus is as follows-


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KMAT Exam Analysis

Verbal Ability and Reading comprehension section as reflected in KMAT 2016 exam reveals that KMAT 2017 will have a moderate question pattern with low level of difficulty. It implies a higher score and since there is no percentile score calculation is proposed in KMAT 2017 result declaration, the score awarded to the test takers will suffice to enable them to apply in any of the 170 B-schools located in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka without any regional preference. 

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KMAT Exam Preparation

There are many resources and services on which students may draw as they prepare for standardized tests, including:


Mock exams: Mock exams are practice exams that help students prepare for the real exam. They are intended to give students a clear indication of the structure and content of the actual exam, as well as a snapshot of their current performance


Mind Maps: Mind maps allow students to visually organize relevant concepts and information, showing relationships among pieces of the whole.


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KMAT Previous Year Paper

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2017 is to be held on July 30, 2017. Last year KMAT was held on May 29, 2016. It has a moderate question pattern with low level of difficulty. Since there is no percentile score calculation in KMAT, the score awarded to the test takers is good enough to take admission in one of the 170 B-schools located in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka.


KMAT 2016 was paper based test and a few questions alongwith their answers are shared below from the previous KMAT 2016 test paper


General Awareness Questions

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