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KMAT Exam 2019

KMAT 2019, to be held Sunday, July 21, 2019 (Tentative), is the last common entrance exam for MBA/PGDM Admissions 2019. It is a conventional Paper-Pencil Test.Conducted by Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA), KMAT is the gateway to more than 150 + AICTE-approved University-affiliated B-schools in Bangalore and Karnataka. KMAT 2019 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.

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 2019 accepting 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.


Important Dates

Following are the key dates and timelines to register and apply for KMAT 2019. is available both in on-line and offline mode. KMAT 2019 Admit Card will be issued online and on registered email id of the candidate. The candidates are supposed to download the same and follow the instructions given in the Admit Card

Important Dates

KMAT 2019 Online Registration Start

25th May 2019

KMAT 2019 Online Registration Ends

July 10, 2019 (Tentative)

KMAT 2019 Admit Card Release Date

July 18, 2019 (Tentative)

KMAT 2019 Test Date

Sunday, July 21, 2019 (Tentative)

KMAT 2019 Result Date

August 15, 2019 (Tentative)


Registration for KMAT 2019

Register Online Here - https://kmathjf2019.azurewebsites.net/

Important Instructions for filling of form

  • Name : Write your Name as it appears in your School Leaving Certificate.
  • Nativity : Tick the appropriate option to confirm your nativity If you do not belong to Karnataka state by either Birth or Domicile, please tick the option - Non-Karnataka candidate.
  • Choice of Test Centre : Select your preferred test Centre city from the list of cities provided Kindly note that once the city has been selected changes will not be allowed.
  • Gender : Tick the appropriate gender.
  • Applying for : Tick the appropriate test for which you are appearing Failure to tick correctly will result in incorrect processing of your score.
  • Date of Birth : Enter your Date of Birth in DD/MM/YYYY format in the space provided.
  • Stream : Tick against the stream in which you have obtained your graduation degree
  • Address : 8.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.
  • Fees : DD should be made in favor of "KMAT 2019" and should be payable at Bangalore
    1. Candidates who are applying for either MBA or MCA have to prepare a DD of Rs 700/-
    2. 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.
  • Please make a photocopy of the application form and DD as a proof of acknowledgment.

KMAT Unique Features and Benefits

Common Entrance Test conducted by Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA) for 150 + AICTE-approved University-affiliated MBA Institutes in Bangalore & Rest of Karnataka

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 Bangalore: Silicon Valley of India and No 1 Destination for MBA/PGDM with very vibrant Job market

Scholarship and Fee Waiver opportunity for high performing candidates

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 a 1-year advantage.


List of Test Cities

KMAT 2019 shall be held across the country in following centres:


Eligibility for KMAT 2019

Entry requirements into professional courses like MBA/PGDM/MCA in Karnataka are followed as per the UGC guidelines.


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). Candidates in their final year of bachelor’s degree are also eligible.


Test Structure, Syllabus & Sample Question

Test date: Sunday, July 21, 2019 (Tentative)

Test timing: 2 hours

Test Structure

  • Paper Pen based test with 120 Multiple Choice Questions divided in three sections
  • No restriction to move to and fro among the sections

KMAT 2019 Syllabus 

KMAT 2019 is proposed to be conducted with a moderate level of difficulty without creating confusion in paper-pencil mode. The exam will have MCQs only. Section wise syllabus for KMAT 2019 is as follows-

Sl No Test Questions Total Marks
1. Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension 40 160
2. Quantitative Ability 40 160
3. Logical Reasoning 40 160
  Total 120 480

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

English language ability would be tested through questions on Grammar, vocabulary, sentence completion, synonyms, antonyms, comprehension of passages etc. There would be questions on an understanding of the contents of the passages and choice of appropriate words, phrases, expressions and similar language skills. This shall include the passages with questions based on their contents to test comprehension.


Logical and Abstract Reasoning

This 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.


Quantitative Ability

The questions in this section will be of matriculation standard. This shall include questions to know how fast and accurate you can work with numbers, do numerical calculations, understand various arithmetic problems involving ratio & proportion, percentage, interest, time & speed etc. Apart from Arithmetic, the questions may also be based on Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, and parts of mathematics. This test also helps to measure your power of quantitative reasoning, interpretation of tables, common graphs & charts.


Also Read: List of Participating Institutes

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