KMAT Eligibility Criteria 2023

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Updated on
September 22, 2023

KMAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria comprise two major eligibility requirements. The first part in the KMAT 2023 Eligibility criteria is the KMAT exam eligibility to appear in KMAT 2023 entrance exam and the second part of KMAT Eligibility 2023 is the Post KMAT exam eligibility with cut offs as required by each of the KMAT participating colleges for MBA admission 2023. Last date to apply for KMAT 2023 closes on October 25, 2023.


KPPGCA Bangalore, the KMAT exam conducting body, has released the KMAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria for KMAT 2023 exam while the KMAT eligibility and cut offs for admission in each of the KMAT score accepting MBA colleges is announced individually by each MBA college.   


Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2023 conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) is the MBA entrance test for MBA admission 2023 to 189+ AICTE approved/UGC recognized University affiliated MBA colleges in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka. KMAT scores are accepted for MBA admission to Karnataka Domicile as well as All India category candidates.

Karnataka KMAT 2023: Important Dates

Below are shared all the KMAT 2023 important dates and events related to KMAT Karnataka 2023 Exam and other activities.                                                                                        

Karnataka KMAT Exam Timeline
KMAT Exam Date 2023
KMAT Exam 2023 Online Registration starts
June 30, 2023
Last Date to Apply for KMAT 2023 Exam
October 25, 2023
All India KMAT 2023 Mock Test
November 1 & 2, 2023
KMAT 2023 Admit Card release date
November 3, 2023
KMAT 2023 Exam date 
November 5, 2023 
KMAT 2023 Result date
November 15, 2023 (Expected)

KPPGCA determines the KMAT Exam Eligibility before KMA exam every year. Apart from  ensuring their KMAT 2023 Eligibility, the candidates appearing in KMAT exam also have to check the Institute Level Eligibility Criteria which can be different from the KMAT Eligibility Criteria 2023.

KMAT Eligibility 2023

KMAT eligibility 2023 follows UGC guidelines for entry requirements into professional courses of MBA/PGDM/MCA in Karnataka.

KMAT Eligibility Criteria 2023 for MBA/PGDM Admission 2023-25 Batch

The guidelines issued by KPPGCA in regard to KMAT eligibility criteria 2023 include the KMAT exam eligibility for MBA/PGDM entrance test. Below are shared key points in KMAT eligibility criteria:

  1. The first point in KMAT 2023 eligibility is that a candidate should have Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 3 years duration/ Masters degree examination of any recognised education body in Commerce, Management, Arts, Social Sciences, Engineering/ Technology or equivalent
  2. Another key point in KMAT 2023 eligibility is that the candidate must have secured at least 50% of marks in the aggregate (45% for SC/ST candidate) in graduation
  3. KMAT exam eligibility also allows the candidates in their final year of bachelor’s degree to apply and appear in KMAT exam

KMAT 2023 Eligibility for MCA

  1. KMAT 2023 eligibility requirement for MCA is Bachelor's degree with 50% marks.
  2. A key criterion in  KMAT Exam Eligibility is that the candidates should have studied Maths at 10+2 stage or at graduation level.
  3. KMAT exam eligibility also allows the candidates in their final year of bachelor’s degree to apply and appear in KMAT exam for MCA

KMAT Application Process

KMAT exam application process is online. The offline KMAT application process is discontinued now. 

  • KMAT 2023 Application fee is Rs.850/- which should be paid online
  • KMAT exam application process 2023 is simple and can be completed online in few minutes. Visit the KMAT 2023 website and complete your KMAT application process.
  • You may fill up the online KMAT application form and make payment of Rs.850/- online towards registration and application fee.
  • You will receive a unique ID on your registered mail idafter making payment of KMAT application fee and successful submission of KMAT application form 2023.

How to Complete KMAT Application process? Step by Step Guide

The stepwise guide and Instructions how to fill up the KMAT 2023 Application Form are as below:

  1. Name: Write your Name as it appears in your School Leaving Certificate on the KMAT 2023 Karnataka Application Form
  2. Nativity: There is a column in KMAT 2023 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. Choice of Test Centre: Select your preferred test Centre city from the list of cities provided in KMAT 2023 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 2023 Karnataka application fee
  4. Gender: Tick the appropriate gender in the KMAT application form.
  5. Applying for: Tick the appropriate test for which you are appearing while filling up the form for KMAT application 2023. Failure to tick correctly will result in incorrect processing of your score.
  6. Date of Birth: Enter your Date of Birth in DD/MM/YYYY format in the space provided in KMAT 2023 application form.
  7. Stream: Tick against the stream in which you have obtained your graduation degree, in the column provided in KMAT application 2023 form
  8. 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.
  9. Photo and Signature: Candidates have to make a scan copy of Passport Size Photograph (Max 200 Kb) and Signature (200 kb) before applying and completing the KMAT application 2023 process.
  10. KMAT Application Fee: Candidates who are applying for either MBA or MCA have to make an online payment of Rs 850/-
  11. Separate KMAT Application 2023 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.
  12. Keep KMAT Application 2023 Record: Please make a photocopy of the KMAT 2023 application form as a proof of acknowledgement.

In case of any problem in KMAT 2023 like application, non-receipt of unique ID on mail, you should immediately contact KMAT 2023 helpline number +91 9513270139 / +91 9513271046 and/or write mail to [email protected]  [email protected]

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