KMAT Karnataka 2019

KMAT 2019: Exam Date - August 4; Application Form Released, Check Syllabus, Pattern

Updated on August 05, 2019


Karnataka KMAT 2019 Exam is important MBA/MCA entrance test for the All India category as well as Karnataka State candidates. KMAT 2019 exam was held on  Sunday, August 4, 2019. KPPGCA, the KMAT 2019 exam conducting body conducts KMAT exam for MBA/MCA admission in 180+ institutes located in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka. KMAT has remained a paper based test of moderate difficulty level. The KMAT Exam 2019 Registration and application process had started online on May 25, 2019 and the last date for KMAT 2019 registration and application submission was July 25.


KMAT 2019: Gateway to 15000+ MBA/MCA Seats
KMAT Karnataka 2019 exam is the Gateway to MBA/MCA in 200+ Karnataka and Bangalore colleges. The exam is a paper-pen based test of 2 hours duration.  Registration process for KMAT 2019 is online and can be completed in 12 simple steps. KMAT 2019 Exam Fee is Rs.826 only inclusive of GST. Read More


Good score in KMAT 2019 exam will offer admission to MBA and MCA courses in the prominent Institutes in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka State. One of the key features of KMAT entrance exam is that it leads to admission in B-schools which have moderate fee structure. KMAT full form is Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT). KMAT Exam 2019 will be conducted by KPPGCA Karnataka.


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KMAT Exam 2019: Highlights

KMAT Exam 2019 Conducting Authority
Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA)
KMAT Full Form
Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT)
KMAT 2019 Exam Date
August 4, 2019
Top MBA Colleges under KMAT Karnataka  Exam
IFIM, IBA, ISBR, CMR, Kristu Jayanthi, ABBS & many others
KMAT Exam 2019 Application Process
KMAT Exam 2019 Pattern
Paper-Pen Based
Maximum Marks in KMAT exam 2019
Number of Sections in KMAT 2019 Exam
Type of Questions in KMAT entrance exam
Answer Options in KMAT entrance exam
Negative Marking in KMAT entrance exam
No Negative Marking for Wrong Answer
KMAT Exam 2019 Duration
2 hours
MBA Intake through KMAT Exam 2019
200 MBA colleges with 15000+ Seats Appx. Across Bangalore & Rest of Karnataka
Admission Eligibility All India category candidates through KMAT Karnataka 2019 exam
Yes available in all the KMAT accepting colleges

The MBA/MCA colleges in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka with moderate fee structure will accept KMAT 2019 exam score as admission criteria for All India Candidates and Karnataka Domicile candidates for admission to their flagship MBA/PGDM/MCA programmes in 2019. 


KMAT 2019 Important Dates
All the KMAT 2019 important dates related to KMAT Karnataka 2019 Exam dates and other activities are announced along with the release of KMAT notification.  All the KMAT 2019 important dates, KMAT Karnataka 2019 exam date & Schedule, KMAT exam eligibility, KMAT exam date for start and last date to apply for KMAT 2019 exam, KMAT exam date 2019 for download of KMAT 2019 admit card are as under

KMAT Karnataka 2019 Exam Date Activity
KMAT Exam Date 2019 With Time Lines
KMAT Exam 2019 Online Registration start Date
25th May 2019
Last Date to Apply for KMAT 2019 Exam
July 25, 2019
KMAT 2019 Exam Admit Card release date
August 1 2019
KMAT 2019 Exam date 
Sunday August 4, 2019 
KMAT 2019 Exam Time   2 PM to 4 PM for MBA Admission; 9AM to 11AM for MCA admission
KMAT 2019 Result date
August 15, 2019

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Take KMAT 2019 for getting into 12000 seats in 200 MBA Colleges in Karnataka: Dr. Wooday P Krishna, President, KPPGCA interviewed Dr. Wooday P Krishna, President, KPPGCA (body that conducts KMAT 2019 exam) to get latest details about the exam.Edited excerpts follow:


Q: How many MBA/PGDM seats are available through KMAT 2019?

A: More than 12000 seats are available for admission through KMAT 2019 in leading B-schools in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka


Q: How many institutes will accept KMAT 2019 score for Admission 2019?

A: More than 200 institutes are participating in KMAT 2019.


Q: Is admission process different for All India category & Karnataka domicile candidate?

A: The cut offs and admission process remains the same as previous years. Any student across the country can take up the test.


Q: Will KMAT conduct common Counselling Process?

A: KPPGCA or KMAT doesn’t organize any counselling process, but the KMAT scores are being released to both Management Institutions and Students.


How to Apply for KMAT 2019
KPPGCA permits for KMAT exam registration for all the candidates across the country, irrespective of their domicile state. All the KMAT exam details are published in KMAT exam notification. KMAT Karnataka 2019 exam allows all candidates from any part of the country for admission to MBA/MCA 2019 in more than 160 B-schools located in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka state. The KMAT exam 2019 Registration is a simple process and can be completed online. You need to simple visit the KPPGCA KMAT 2019 Entrance Exam website and complete your online registration. Next step is to fill up the KMAT 2019 application form online and also make online payment of Rs.826/- towards KMAT exam fee. You will receive a unique ID after making payment and successful submission of KMAT 2019 Karnataka exam registration form on your registered mail id.


Step by Step KMAT 2019 Registration Process
The step by step guide and Instructions how to fill up the KMAT 2019 Karnataka Registration and application Form are given below:

  1. Name: Write your Name as it appears in your School Leaving Certificate on the KMAT 2019 Karnataka Registration Form
  2. Nativity: There is a column in KMAT 2019 Application Form in which you need to enter your nativity. Tick the appropriate option to confirm your nativity. For example, if you do not belong to Karnataka state by either Birth or Domicile, please tick the option - Non-Karnataka candidate.
  3. Choose your preferred KMAT Test Centre: Select your preferred test Centre city from the list of 10 KMAT test cities provided in KMAT 2019 Application Form. Kindly note that once the city has been selected changes will not be allowed after you submit the form and make payment of KMAT 2019 Karnataka Registration fee of Rs.826/-.
  4. 10 KMAT Test Centres: Karnataka KMAT 2019 will be held in 10 test cities in the State of Karnataka. You should make a choice of  your test centre judiciously out of the following 10 KMAT exam centres:
  1. Gender : Tick the appropriate gender in the KMAT Registration form.
  2. Applying for: Tick the appropriate test for which you are appearing while filling up the form for KMAT registration 2019. Failure to tick correctly will result in incorrect processing of your score.
  3. Date of Birth: Enter your Date of Birth in DD/MM/YYYY format in the space provided in KMAT 2019 application form.
  4. Stream : Tick against the stream in which you have obtained your graduation degree, in the column provided in KMAT Registration 2019 form
  5. Address : Write your complete postal mailing address including your first name in CAPITAL LETTERS. Failure to write complete address might result in non-receipt of postal communication, if any.
  6. Photo and Signature: Candidates have to make a scan copy of Passport Size Photograph (Max 500 Kb) and Signature (500 kb) before Applying and completing the KMAT Registration 2019 process.
  7. KMAT Registration 2019 Fee: Candidates who are applying for either MBA or MCA have to make an online payment of Rs 826/-
  8. Separate KMAT Registration 2019 for MBA & MCA: Candidates who want to take up both the MBA and the MCA test will have to register for each test separately. Two separate Hall Tickets will be issued 
  9. Keep KMAT Registration 2019 Record: Please make a photocopy of the KMAT 2019 application form as a proof of acknowledgement

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KMAT 2019 Exam Details & Exam Pattern
Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) exam 2019 will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) for admission to AICTE approved/ University affiliated Management Institutes in Bangalore and Karnataka. KMAT 2019 is an All India exam that will be held in more than 10 cities in Bangalore and Karnataka and all across the country. Candidates from all parts of India and Abroad can appear in KMAT 2019.


KMAT exam structure is paper based. KMAT exam details reveal that it will have 120 MCQ type questions broadly divided into following three sections:

Total Marks
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
Quantitative Ability
Logical & Abstract Reasoning

Facts about KMAT 2019 Pattern  
KMAT question paper is based on the KMAT exam pattern which is an objective type test with Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs). Here are the key details about the KMAT Pattern 2019:

  • KMAT 2019 Exam pattern consists of 120 Objective Type Questions (MCQs)
  • Mode of KMAT exam 2019 is paper based test
  • KMAT 2019 Pattern notifies that the KMAT 2019 exam will be divided in 3 sections with 40 questions in each section
  • KMAT Questions in KMAT exam pattern are of easy to moderate difficulty level
  • The 3 test sections in KMAT 2019 exam are Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning

KMAT Scoring Pattern 2019

  • +1 mark for Each correct answer
  • No Negative Marking for wrong answer
  • Net scores with Percentile will be displayed in the score card.

KMAT Pattern 2019: How to answer KMAT question?

  • You have to choose the correct answer option out of the multiple choices given below the question in KMAT 2019 exam question paper
  • Mark the correct answer option on the answer sheet
  • Time duration to complete the KMAT exam as per the KMAT pattern 2019 is 2 hours
  • Each correct answer is awarded +1 Mark
  • There is no negative marking for wrong answer

Difficulty Level in KMAT Pattern
KMAT exam pattern has remained with easy to moderate difficulty level. Although KMAT Syllabus contains all the topics on which questions are asked in other MBA entrance exams also, past KMAT question papers and the KMAT exam pattern reveal that KMAT Exam does not throw tough questions in the KMAT exam.. Read More 


Karnataka KMAT Exam 2019 Latest Syllabus
KMAT 2019 exam Syllabus consists of three KMAT exam sections. Going by the past trends and KMAT test structure over the years, the KMAT Karnataka syllabus covers all the important topics on which questions are formed in each section.


KMAT Exam 2019: Low Difficulty Level Exam
KMAT exam syllabus despite covering all the important topics has a moderate difficulty level. There are three sections in KMAT exam 2019 and the KMAT 2019 exam syllabus covers all of these three sections with key changes in the topics and question contents


How to Study KMAT 2019 Syllabus
KMAT Exam syllabus is based on past KMAT exams and types of questions that appear in the KMAT exam. The best way to get hands-on feel and practice on KMAT question topics covered in KMAT syllabus, is to go through the previous KMAT exam papers and attempt KMAT Mock tests. To give you a complete understanding of KMAT 2019 Karnataka syllabus, experts at have prepared KMAT Mocks which can guide you with the right type of questions covered in KMAT exam syllabus


KMAT Syllabus: Composition
KMAT exam 2019 syllabus is based on revamped and updated Syllabus of KMAT Exam, the structure of which has consistently remained the same for last many years. The updated KMAT syllabus relates to 3 sections of Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability, Logical and Abstract Reasoning. The KMAT 2019 exam syllabus includes some forgotton topics which may appear again in KMAT exam 


6 Effective Sections in KMAT 2019 Exam Syllabus
KMAT 2019 Karnataka syllabus is further subdivided. This sectional sub-division in KMAT Karnataka syllabus makes KMAT 2019 as an exam with 6 effective sections. The section one Verbal Ability syllabus is divided into two parts - Verbal Ability syllabus and Reading Comprehension syllabus. Similarly, section two on Quantitative Ability is divided into Mathematics and Data Interpretation. Apart from this, Logical Reasoning syllabus also consists of two parts - Abstract as well as Logical reasoning with different type of reasoning questions.


All the sections in KMAT exam 2019 syllabus have equal number of questions. The KMAT exam 2019 syllabus for Quantitative Ability section is very wide and covers each and every topic in Mathematics with greater emphasis on Arithmetic. KMAT exam 2019 syllabus is thus based on the past paper patterns which contain questions from all these sections.


How to Prepare for KMAT 2019 Exam
KMAT 2019 is a moderate difficulty level exam and since there is no negative marking the chances of getting high score are good. KMAT 2019 preparation should be done in accordance with KMAT 2019 syllabus which covers all the major topics for KMAT exam.. Read More


Besides, there are many resources and services on which KMAT exam preparation can be done some of them are KMAT Mock Tests; Mind Maps; Study Guides and courses. Read More


Top MBA colleges Accepting KMAT 2019
169 AICTE approved/ University affiliated Management Institutes in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka will accept KMAT exam scores for MBA admission 2019. Top MBA colleges like IFIM Business School, Indus Business Academy (IBA); MP Birla Institute; ABBS among others accept KMAT scores.. Read More


KMAT Exam 2019: Eligibility
KMAT 2019 eligibility criteria require that a candidate should have Bachelor’s degree with minimum 3 years duration/ Master’s 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). Candidates in their final year of bachelor’s degree are also eligible.  Read More


KMAT 2019: Important Points

  • Level Playing Field: Single testing session with same difficulty level in KMAT will provide level playing field to all the test takers without any discrimination. 
  • Open to All India Candidates: Candidates from any part of India who meet the eligibility criteria can take this test in all parts of India
  • Gateway to Karnataka: Silicon Valley of India and No 1 Destination for MBA/PGDM/MCA with very vibrant Job market
  • Easy and affordable exam application process with sharing of KMAT scores with selected B-schools of your choice/scores
  • Ease of test-taking in conventional Paper-Pencil mode in a city near you
  • Last Opportunity: KMAT is last common entrance exam for MBA/PGDM Admissions 2019. Apply to get 1-year advantage.
  • KMAT Full Form: It is advisable to distinguish between KMAT exam full form for KMAT Karnataka 2019 and the KMAT Kerala to avoid any confusion.

KMAT 2019 FAQs

There are many KMAT exam related FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) raised by the candidates seeking MBA/MCA admission in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka through Karnataka KMAT 2019 exam. All these important KMAT 2019 FAQs in regard to KMAT exam eligibility, application process, exam fee, exam Pattern, KMAT exam duration, KMAT result, MBA/MCA admission process through KMAT exam are answered below:


KMAT FAQ.1: What is KMAT Exam?
Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) is a standardized all India level management entrance test being administered since 2003 to facilitate Business Schools (B-Schools) to screen candidates for admission to AICTE approved MBA, PGDM and MCA programs in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka institutes.


KMAT FAQ.2: Who Conducts KMAT and How many times in a Year it is conducted?

KMAT exam is conducted once in a year by Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA). KMAT is permitted by Government of Karnataka and is monitored in accordance with Supreme Court judgment.


KMAT FAQ.3: Why I should appear in KMAT 2019? What are the benefits

KMAT 2019 is Gateway to MBA in Karnataka and Bangalore, Silicon Valley of India and No 1 Destination for MBA/PGDM with very vibrant Job market. KMAT is the last MBA entrance exam which will offer admission in 2019. All other exams after KMAT will offer admission opportunity in 2020.


KMAT FAQ.4: Which are the Top MBA Colleges that will accept KMAT 2019 scores?
Scores of KMAT 2019 will be accepted by more than 169 + well known AICTE-approved University-affiliated B-schools in Bangalore and Karnataka. A few of the leading institutions include Acharya Institute of Management and Sciences (AIMS), Alliance University, IFIM Business School, MP Birla Institute, M.S. Ramaiah, Mount Carmel, PESIT and many more.


KMAT FAQs on Eligibility


KMAT FAQ.5: What is the Eligibility to appear in KMAT 2019?
A graduate degree is required to appear in KMAT. Entry requirements into professional courses like MBA/PGDM/MCA in Karnataka are followed as per the UGC guidelines which require a graduate degree of 3 years duration with 50% marks. 


KMAT FAQs on Registration & Application Process


KMAT FAQ. 6: How can I apply for KMAT 2019?
Registration for KMAT 2019 has opened from May 25, 2019. Applying for KMAT 2019 is a simple process and can be completed online at official KMAT 2019 website You need to fill up the online registration form and make payment of Rs.826/- ( Including GST ) online towards KMAT 2019 registration & application fee.


KMAT FAQ.7: What is the Confirmation process of KMAT 2019 registration form submission?
You will get a confirmation of Candidate summary sheet along with the payment Details


KMAT FAQ.8: How many Test Centres are there for KMAT exam 2019?

 KMAT 2019 will be conducted across the country in Bagalkot ,Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bijapur, Davangere, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi.


KMAT FAQ.9: How many test centres can a candidate choose for KMAT 2019?

You can choose only one KMAT test city. So exercise the best choice


KMAT Admit card FAQs


KMAT FAQ.10: How will I get my KMAT Admit card 2019?
All provisionally registered candidates can down load their KMAT 2019 Admit card from July 18, 2019 onwards from KMAT website. Activation of a test centre depends upon the minimum number of registrations. In case of cancellation of a test centre, the candidate will be advised on his/her registered mail id about the allotment of other test centre.


KMAT FAQ.11: What should I do after Downloading KMAT Admit card 2019?

You should take a print of the admit card on A4 size paper. Read and verify all your details including your personal details, Test date & time, reporting time, test centre among others. Candidate will have to paste his/her passport size photograph as uploaded on the registration form in the space provided on the Admit Card.


KMAT FAQ.12: What is the KMAT 2019 Exam Pattern?
KMAT 2019 is a paper pencil based conventional test of 2 hours duration.


KMAT FAQ.13: What are the KMAT 2019 Exam date and test timings?
KMAT 2019 will be held on Sunday August 4, 2019. The exam time is 2 PM to 4PM for MBA and 10AM to 12 Noon for MCA. Candidates are required to report 1 hour before the scheduled start time of the test for the verification & security check.


KMAT Exam Day FAQs


KMAT FAQ.14: What are the important documents to be brought at KMAT 2019 Test venue?
Candidates should carry the following to the test venue

  1. Admit Card duly completed with photograph and your valid photo ID proof
  2. Black & Blue ball point pen; HB Pencils, Eraser and Sharpener.

KMAT FAQ.15: What is the scoring pattern in KMAT 2019?
Every correct answer in KMAT 2019 exam will be awarded with +1 marks. No Negative Marking is there in KMAT. Net scores with Percentile will be displayed in the score card.


KMAT FAQ.16: After registering, for any reason, if I am not able to take the exam, can I get a refund of exam fee?
Exam fee is non-refundable unless paid twice for the same course.

Register for KMAT exam updates

Exam dates and schedule

  • Registration – Online: 25-05-2019 10:00 AM to 25-07-2019 11:30 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 01-08-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Sunday, August 4, 2019 - 10:00 (Confirm)
    Result: 15-08-2019 10:00 AM (Tentative)

KMAT Registration 2019

KMAT Registration 2019: Application Form (Released), How to Apply - Check Here

Updated on June 15, 2019


KMAT Exam 2019 Registration has opened on May 25, 2019. The registration and application process for Karnataka KMAT 2019 is online. The KMAT application form 2019 released by KPPGCA should be completed with due care as once you pay the KMAT application form 2019 fee and also submit the KMAT application form, you will not be able to edit the details in it.


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KMAT Eligibility Criteria 2019

KMAT Eligibility Criteria 2019: Age Limit & Qualification - Check here
Updated on July 15, 2019


KMAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria comprise two major KMAT Exam Eligibility requirements. The first part in the KMAT 2019 Eligibility criteria is the KMAT exam eligibility to appear in KMAT 2019 entrance exam on August 4, 2019 and the second part of KMAT Eligibility 2019 is the post KMAT exam eligibility with cut offs as required by each of the 169 KMAT participating colleges for MBA admission.


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KMAT Exam Pattern 2019

KMAT Exam Pattern 2019: KMAT Paper Pattern – Check here
Updated on July 15, 2019


KMAT 2019 exam date is August 4, 2019. KMAT exam pattern 2019 is paper based test. So far KMAT exam pattern has not been changed to computer based mode. KMAT Exam Pattern 2019 is not much changed from last KMAT exam. KMAT 2019 pattern reveals that the KMAT will have MCQ type questions divided in 3 sections.


KPPGCA has been conducting KMAT exam since a long period for MBA/MCA admission in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka colleges. Scores of KMAT 2019 exam will be used as admission criteria in B-schools in Karnataka for the MBA/PGDM 2019-21 batch as well as MCA programme.


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KMAT Syllabus 2019

KMAT 2019 Syllabus : Karnataka KMAT Exam Latest Syllabus
Updated on June 05, 2019


KMAT 2019 exam Syllabus relates to the three KMAT exam sections. However, the KMAT syllabus has not been strictly pre-defined by KPPGCA. Going by the past trends and KMAT test structure over the years, the KMAT Karnataka syllabus covers all the important topics on which questions are formed in each section.


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KMAT Preparation 2019

KMAT Preparation 2019: How To Prepare For Karnataka KMAT 2019
Updated on June 05, 2019


How to prepare for KMAT 2019, is not a big question as the KMAT exam preparation pattern can be kept same. KMAT exam preparation strategy needs equal focus on all the three core sections. Accordingly, your KMAT Karnataka 2019 exam Preparation should be focussed on following key points:

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KMAT Previous Year Paper

KMAT Previous Year Question Paper: KMAT Sample Papers For MBA
Updated on June 05, 2019


KMAT previous year test paper prepared by experts is live now. You can now attempt the KMAT test paper below as many times as you wish: KMAT Previous Year Paper


Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2019 will be held on July 28, 2019. 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.


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KMAT Admit Card 2019

KMAT Admit Card 2019: KMAT Hall Ticket 2019
Updated on July 15, 2019


KMAT Admit Card 2019 release date is August 1, 2019. On this KMAT Admit card 2019 release date, you need to download KMAT 2019 Admit card from KMAT exam website. You need to take print of the KMAT Admit Card 2019. An important thing after completing of download KMAT Hall Ticket is to paste your passport size photograph in the space provided on the KMAT 2019 Hall ticket. The photograph should be similar as uploaded on the KMAT application form. The KMAT 2019 Hall Ticket download last date is August 4, 2019 which is KMAT exam day.


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KMAT Exam Centres 2019

KMAT Exam Centres 2019: List of Exam Cities for Karnataka KMAT 
Updated on May 27, 2019


KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) has announced the list of KMAT 2019 exam centres while releasing the KMAT 2019 notification. The KMAT 2019 exam centres are located not only in Karnataka, the exam will be held in the state capitals of other states as well as in Delhi NCR. There are 10 KMAT exam centres in Karnataka and rest others are located across the country.


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KMAT Exam Analysis 2019

KMAT Exam Analysis 2019: Karnataka KMAT Analysis
Updated on April 16, 2019


KMAT 2019 Exam Analysis with expected cut offs in top MBA colleges of Bangalore and Karnataka will be Published immediately after the exam is over. KMAT 2019 will not be a high difficulty level exam. Since the exam does not impose the penalty of negative marking, the cut off scores may go high.


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KMAT Result 2019

KMAT Result 2019: Karnataka KMAT Result Date, Score Card
Updated on August 19, 2019


KMAT 2019 Result has been declared on August 20, 2019 after 6 PM. You can download KMAT 2019 exam result from the KMAT website by entering your application number and date of birth. In case you are not able to login on the KMAT official website, you should try after some time to download your KMAT score card.


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The KMAT 2019 Exam Date is July 28, 2019 in two shifts for admission to MBA/MCA courses in 169 colleges in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka. 


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