KMAT Exam Analysis 2020

Updated on
October 2, 2020

KMAT Exam Analysis 2020: Karnataka KMAT Analysis
 

KMAT 2020 Exam Analysis with expected cut offs in top MBA colleges of Bangalore and Karnataka will be Published immediately after the exam is over on October 29, 2020. KMAT 2020 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.

 

The test pattern and type of questions in Verbal Ability and Reading comprehension section as reflected in KMAT exam reveals that KMAT 2020 will have a moderate question pattern with low difficulty level. Since no percentile score calculation is proposed in KMAT 2020 result declaration, the score awarded to the test takers will suffice to enable them to apply in any of the 169+ B-schools located in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka without any regional preference. 
 

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA) also releases KMAT Mock Test to help test-takers to know the KMAT test pattern and practice the question type to avoid any confusion on the test day. 

 

KMAT 2020 Exam: How will it look?
KMAT 2020 Question paper would consist of objective multiple choice questions (MCQs). Total number of questions and total marks in KMAT are as follows-

Test
Questions
Total Marks
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
40
 40
Quantitative Ability
40
 40
Logical Reasoning
40
 40
Total
120
120

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020, like last year KMAT, will be the gateway to MBA/PGDM/MCA 2020 programmes in more than 169 institutes located in Bangalore and Karnataka. In 2016, it was the first time that KMAT was conducted as National test offering equal admission opportunity to all the candidates across India. 

 

Questions in KMAT exam remain as per the syllabus announced by KPPGCA. KMAT 2020 would also have the questions based on Grammar, vocabulary, sentence completion, synonyms, antonyms, comprehension of passages etc. There were questions on understanding of the contents of the passages and choice of appropriate words, phrases, expressions and similar language skills. This includes the passages with questions based on their contents to test comprehension. 

 

KMAT Analysis for previous years as given below will bring home the question paper pattern, scoring pattern and likely cut offs

 

KMAT 2019: Exam with Moderate Difficulty
Last year KMAT was on expected pattern with 120 questions divided in three sections. The exam was of moderate difficulty level. Below is shared the Section wise analysis of KMAT exam:

 

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

 

Verbal Ability: Moderate difficulty MCQs
The Verbal Ability section which usually frightens many candidates did not pose high difficulty before the test takers in the national level KMAT last year. You may again anticipate following type of questions in KMAT 2020. If you prepare well and practice a little, you can score high in this section of KMAT 2020.

 

Directions for Questions: Read the sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the number of that part as your answer. Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.

 

Q.1. I am contacting you (A) / sometime in next week (B) / to explain to you (C) / my problem in detail (D). 
A (A)
B (B)
C (C)
D (D) 

 

Q.2. His speech was (A)/ judged by many (B) / as one of the most important speech (C) / given in the function (D)
A (A)
B (B)
C (C)
D (D) 

 

Directions Find the nearest correct meaning or synonym of the words given below

 

Q.3 EAGER
(A) Cleaver
(B) Euphemistic
(C) Ardent
(D) Devoted 

 

Q.4 DEIFY
(A) Face
(B) Worship
(C) Flatter
(D) Challenge

 

Directions for Questions 5– 8: Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) & (F) in proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the question below them.

 

A. First war of independence took place in 1857 
B. East India Company came to India in 1600 with business motive
C. hence,Quit India Movement of 1942 was mobilised to push back the Britishers 
D. It spread its wings all our the country despite declaring its business intentions
E. Giving a serious thought on global situation our leaders found it the right moment to start Nation-wide movement
F. Second world war, that began in 1939 started to show its impact globally 

 

Q.5 Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
A) A
B) B
C) C
D) D

 

Q.6 Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
A) B
B) C
C) D
D) F

 

Q.7 Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
A) A
B) B
C) C
D) E

 

Q.8 Which of the following will be the LAST sentence after rearrangement? 
A) A
B) B
C) C
D) D

 

Answer Keys

Q.No. 1
Q.No. 2
Q.No. 3
Q.No. 4
Q.No. 5
Q.No. 6
Q.No. 7
Q.No. 8
B
C
C
B
B
C
A
C

 

Quantitative Ability
Out of the 40 questions in this section in KMAT, around 18 questions were based on Arithmetic like Interest, Percentages, Time and Work, Averages Percentage, Profit, Loss, Partnership. The questions were a little time consuming although were moderately difficult. Other questions consisted of Venn diagrams, Equations, Ratio, Proportion & Variation, Geometry & Mensuration, Permutation and Combinations, Probability.
 

 

The questions were moderate and those who practiced more could attempt more questions in this section. Higher percentile would be waiting for those candidates who did this section well.

 

Reasoning
This section in KMAT exam had 20 MCQs. More number of questions on Analytical and logical reasoning and fewer questions were there on Critical reasoning. Questions were based on calendar, distribution, assertions reasons, blood relations, analogies, direction, series, statements. The questions were formed in sets as well as individual questions. The section was a little lengthy with moderate level of difficulty.

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