KMAT 2017 - Karnataka Common Management Admission Test
Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2017 will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) for admission to MBA/PGDM and MCA programmes in more than 150 AICTE approved institutes located in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka. KMAT 2017 exam is the gateway all these institutes with moderate fee structure. These MBA colleges accepting KMAT 2017 will offer admission to their flagship programmes on the basis of KMAT 2017 scores.

With effect from 2016, KPPGCA has opened KMAT for all the candidates across the country. There are now 2 KMAT exams. One is open for All India as well as Karnataka state candidates and the other is restricted to Karnataka State domicile candidates. However, both KMAT exams offer opportunity in same MBA colleges. Irrespective of their domicile state, now the candidates from across the country will be considered for admission to MBA/MCA 2017 in 150 plus Bangalore and rest of Karnataka state institutes.

Top B-schools like Acharya Institute of Management and Sciences (AIMS); Alliance University; Indus Business Academy (IBA); IFIM Business School; MP Birla Institute; M.S. Ramaiah; Mount Carmel; PESIT among others accept KMAT scores.

KMAT 2017 is proposed to have a time duration of 2 hours. It will be a paper-pencil based test. KPPGCA believes that single testing session with same difficulty level will provide level playing field to all the test takers without any discrimination.

KMAT 2017 online registration is expected to open in the first week of April 2017 and would close in the second week of May 2017.
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KMAT 2017 Eligibility
KMAT 2017 aspirants must have recognized bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration or equivalent in any discipline with 50% marks. Those in their final graduation exam may also apply.
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-

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension
Karnataka KMAT 2017 exam will test the candidates for English language ability. The KMAT 2017 Verbal Ability section would comprise questions on Grammar, vocabulary, sentence completion, synonyms, antonyms, comprehension of passages etc. There would be questions on understanding of the contents of the passages and choice of appropriate words, phrases, expressions and similar language skills in KMAT 2017 exam. This shall include the passages with questions based on their contents to test comprehension.

Logical and Abstract Reasoning
This section in Karnataka KMAT 2017 exam shall include questions to measure how quickly and accurately you can think. The section may have questions in sets as well individual ones based on Verbal Reasoning, analogy among others...Read more
KMAT 2017-Exam Pattern
KMAT 2017 exam pattern will consist of objective multiple choice questions (MCQs). KMAT 2017 is proposed to be a 120 minute exam and will be divided in 4 sections with total number of 120 MCQs carrying maximum 480 marks.
Test: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
Questions: 40
Total Marks: 160
Test: Quantitative Ability
Questions: 40
Total Marks: 160
Test: Logical Reasoning
Questions: 20
Total Marks: 80
Test: General Awareness
Questions: 20
Total Marks: 80
Questions: 120
Total Marks: 480...Read more
KMAT 2017-Exam Schedule
Proposed date of release of KMAT 2017 Notification: 1st week of April 2017
Registration for KMAT 2017 to begin: 1st week of April 2017
Registration for KMAT 2017 to close: 2nd week of May 2017
Admit card for KMAT 2017 to be issued from: 3rd week of May 2017
Proposed Date of KMAT 2017 exam: Last week of May, 2017
KMAT 2017 result to be declared on: 2nd week of June, 2017...Read more
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Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) is held twice in a year for admission to MBA/PGDM and MCA programmes in MBA colleges in Bangalore and other cities of Karnataka. One KMAT is conducted for All India candidates including Karnataka state candidates and second KMAT is conducted for Karnataka State candidates.

KMAT is conducted as paper-pen based test. More than 150 MBA colleges in Bangalore and Karnataka offer admission to MBA programmes on the basis of KMAT scores...Read more
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.

Last year Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA) released full length Mock Test for KMAT 2016 on May 2, 2016 to help test-takers to know the KMAT test pattern and practice the question type to avoid any confusion on the test day.

KMAT: How it looked
KMAT 2017 exam pattern like last year would consist of objective multiple choice questions (MCQs). There were 4 sections in KMAT last year. Total number of questions and total marks in KMAT are as follows...Read more
KMAT score needed for admission to top MBA college
Admission to good B schools out of the list of more than 150 MBA colleges accepting KMAT score could only be explored with a score as high as 350 out of 480. KMAT result analysis revealed that candidates scored high in KMAT last year and same trend is expected to continue this year also. Since KMAT 2017 result would be declared with the scores taken from all the sections instead of keeping any section out, the scoring pattern would go high. KMAT result would also not award percentile but will announce the merit list based on raw KMAT 2017 scores. This would further lead to high percentile scores...Read more
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