KMAT 2017 FAQs

KMAT 2017


Q.1 Please share the key details about KMAT?
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.The exam is conducted once in a year by Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA). The test is permitted by Government of Karnataka and is monitored in accordance with Supreme Court judgment in case no. Appeal (Civil) 5041 of 2005.

Q.2 What are the benefits I would get from KMAT 2017?
KMAT 2017 is Gateway to MBA in Karnataka and Bangalore, Silicon Valley of India and No 1 Destination for MBA/PGDM with very vibrant Job market. All other exams after KMAT will offer admission opportunity in 2017.

Q.3 Which are the leading B-schools that will accept KMAT 2017 scores?
Scores of KMAT 2017 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.

Q.4 Who is eligible to appear in KMAT 2017?
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. Please also see the eligibility criteria for KMAT 2017

Registration related queries

Q.How can I apply for KMAT 2017?
Registration for KMAT 2017 opens from May, 2017. Applying for KMAT 2017 is a simple process and can be completed online. Visit the KMAT 2017 website and go to Apply now. You may fill up the online registration form and make payment of Rs.800/- online.

Q. How can I confirm that my KMAT 2017 registration form is duly submitted?
You will get a confirmation of Candidate summary sheet along with the payment Details

Q. Which are the test centres for KMAT 2017?
KMAT 2017 will be conducted across the country in Bagalkot ,Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bijapur, Davangere, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi. Test organizers reserve the right to withdraw any center or add any new center.

Q. Can I opt for more than 1 test city?

Q. When do I get my Admit card for KMAT 2017?
All provisionally registered candidates can down load their Activation of a test centre depends upon the minimum number of registration. 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. Candidate will have to paste his/her passport size photograph as uploaded on the registration form in the space provided on the Admit Card.

Q. What is the mode of KMAT 2017 Test?
KMAT 2017 is a paper pencil based conventional test.

Q. What are the test dates and test timings for KMAT 2017?
Candidates are required to report 1 hour before the scheduled start time of the test for the verification & security check.

Q. What are the important documents to be brought at KMAT 2017 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.

Q. What is the nature of KMAT 2017 exam?
KMAT 2017 is a paper-pencil based test comprising 120 MCQs divided in 4 sections of Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension; Quantitative Ability; Logical Reasoning and General Awareness. The test is to be completed in 120 minutes without any sectional time limit. The candidate is allowed to switch from one section to other within the overall time limit.

Q. What is the scoring pattern in KMAT 2017?
Every correct answer in KMAT 2017 exam will be awarded with +1 marks. No Negative Marking. Net scores with Percentile will be displayed in the score card.

Q. In case of any problem in KMAT 2017 like registration, non-receipt of unique ID on mail, downloading score card etc. whom should I contact?
You should immediately contact KMAT 2017 helpline number +91 9343996664 / +91 9343996665 and/or write mail to

Q. 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.

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