KMAT Karnataka 2020: Application Forms, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Cut-Off & Counselling…

KMAT Karnataka 2020
KMAT Karnataka 2020

KMAT Karnataka 2020 will be conducted by Karnataka Private Post Graduate College Association (KPPGCA) as a state level entrance test held once a year. This entrance exam offers admission to candidates seeking seats for MBA, PGDMA and MCA courses.

Admissions to test the candidates’ efficiency, swill be given to qualifying candidates in several colleges/institutions in the State of Karnataka and Bangalore. A few important dates that all applicants must be aware of:

Events Dates (Tentative)
Online application form availability 4th week of May 2020
Last date to fill application 2nd week of July 2020
Admit card release 3rd week of July 2020
KMAT exam date 4th week of July 2020
Answer key release Last week of July 2020
Result declaration In the month of August 2020

KMAT Karnataka 2020 Application Form is available online to the candidates. All applicants must go through the KMAT Karnataka 2020 guidelines in the application form before applying to KMAT Karnataka 2020. The application forms will be available for candidates to fill from fourth week of May 2020.

The last date for submission of application form without late fee is second week of July 2020. All valid details like email id and phone number should be filled in correctly. Candidates watch out, as the authority will not accept incomplete or incorrect application forms online.

It is requested to upload the scanned passport and signature with the dimensions as prescribed in the application form guidelines.

The selection of test centre along with city details must be selected by the candidate in the online application form.

It should be noted by the candidates that no hard copy of the filled application form should be sent to the authority. Take multiple printouts of the filled application form and keep it for the admission process.

Detail for KMAT Karnataka Application Form

Candidates should note down the following points before filling of the application form:

  • Candidate’s name
  • Date of Birth (D.O.B)
  • Nativity by domicile/ Birth (Karnataka or non-Karnataka state)
  • Class 12th Certificate/ Mark sheet
  • Category details
  • Demand draft details (if applicable)
  • Postal address details (in Capital letters)
  • Coloured passport size photographs
  • Scanned image of signature

The candidate needs to submit the application fees of Rs.800/- coming under all categories. The application form can be paid online. Kindly note that no other mode of payment will be accepted.

The mode of online payment can be done using debit card/credit card/net-banking. The application fees once submitted is non-refundable and non-transferable.

KMAT Karnataka 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must go through the eligibility criteria needed for applying to the selected course exam. Aspiring candidates for MBA/PGDMA courses must possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree from a recognized University or Board.

The General category candidates must score 50% marks as the minimum for the qualification criteria and 45% marks in the reserved criteria.

The qualified candidates must have attained master’s degree in management, commerce, engineering, arts, social science or equivalent subjects in the qualifying exam. Those applicants appearing in the final year can also apply.

MCA course aspirants must hold a Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized Board/University. Mathematics is a mandatory subject in the 12th standard or in Bachelor’s degree obtained. A minimum score of 50% marks is needed in the qualifying exam.

KMAT Karnataka Application Dates Summary

Events Tentative Dates (2020)
Application form commences 4th week of May
Last date to submit application form 2nd week of July
Admit card availability 3rd week of July
KMAT exam date 4th week of July

Application Process for KMAT Karnataka 2020 Application Form

Visit the official website of KMAT Karnataka 2020. Press the generated link on the Home Page. Fill in the required details like name, date of birth, gender, email id and mobile number. Later, fill up the academic and qualifying details correctly.

Now take special care while uploading the scanned photo and signature along with the supporting documents.

Now submit the Application Fee. All applicants will receive a unique user id upon making his/her payment to their registered email id. Re-check and verify all the details.

After the verification process, the confirmation page will be displayed on the screen. Take multiple printouts of the application form for the admission process.

KMAT Karnataka 2020 Admit Card

KMAT Karnataka Admit card is scheduled to be released online. The KMAT Karnataka Admit card will be released in the Third week of July 2020.  The admit card will be available 2-3 weeks prior to the examination date.  The entrance exam will be held in the fourth week of July 2020.

All applicants need to enter their login details at the time of registration to download the admit card. Communications for intimation of the Admit Card will be only through online and nit by any other offline modes.

Download the KMAT Karnataka Admit Card

The steps explained below will be beneficial to the candidates to download their admit card:

Browse for the official website of KPPGCA.

Get the link for “Download KMAT Admit Card” and click on it.

Enter your login details in the login page.

The admit card will be displayed on your screen.

Hit the print button for printouts and keep the admit card until the admission process gets over.

What the Admit Card should Contain?

All particulars for the candidate are mentioned on the admit card for the entrance exam. The exam admit card contains details like exam centre address, name of the applicant, exam time, exam guidelines, candidates email and phone number.

It is always advisable to check for any errors in the admit card before the exam day. If you find any errors or discrepancies it is necessary to contact the officials immediately.

KMAT Karnataka 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check their KMAT Karnataka entrance exam pattern by the following steps:

The entrance exam will be held offline. The question paper is of 2 hours duration. The question paper is in multiple choice question format.

There are three sections in the question paper framed. A total of 120 questions will be asked in the examination. 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer and no negative marking is executed.

Distribution of Marks for MCA& MBA courses

Subjects Questions
Verbal ability and reading comprehension 40
Quantitative ability 40
Logical reasoning 40
Total 120

KMAT Karnataka 2020 Syllabus

KMAT Karnataka Entrance exam contains topics from Mathematics, English and Logical Reasoning. The complete syllabus for the KMAT Karnataka entrance exam is as explained below:

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension:

Sentence completion, synonyms, antonyms, comprehension on passages etc. there would be questions on understanding of the contents of the passages and choice of appropriate words, English language ability will be tested through questions on grammar, expressions and similar language skills, vocabulary, phrases. This includes the passage with questions based on their contents to test comprehension, etc.

Logical and Abstract Reasoning:

This section may have questions in sets based on verbal reasoning, analogy, etc.

Quantitative Ability:

This section includes questions like to know how fast and accurate you can work with numbers, do numerical calculations, percentage, interest, time and speed etc. Apart from arithmetic, understand various arithmetic problems involving ratio and proportion, the questions may also be based on algebra, geometry, trigonometry and parts of Mathematics. This test measures the candidate’s power of quantitative aptitude, common graphs, interpretation of tables and charts.

KMAT Karnataka 2020 Results

KMAT Karnataka 2020 Results will be published online on the official website. Candidates can check their KMAT Karnataka 2020 Results by entering their date of birth and application number.

The Results/Scorecard released by the KMAT Karnataka Authorities contain the overall percentile along with section wise scores of the candidate.  The participating institutions will announce their list for shortlisting candidates after the results declared by the KMAT Karnataka authority.

All applicants who are shortlisted will be selected based on the marks scored in the entrance exam. The tentative dates for the Results are:

Events Dates 2020 (Tentative)
KMAT Karnataka exam 1st week of August 2020
KMAT Karnataka 2020 Result 3rd week of August 2020

How to check your KMAT Karnataka Results?

Browse and login to the website of KMAT Karnataka. Candidates can see the link for download for results.

The applicants can enter their application number, date of birth and login credentials to view the scorecard online.

Download the results shown on the page and take printouts as necessary for the admission process.

What should be present on the KMAT Karnataka Results Card?

  • Candidates name
  • Registration number
  • Roll number
  • Category
  • Total and overall scores obtained by the candidates
  • Section wise marks
  • Percentile scores

KMAT Karnataka 2020 Admission

The list for selected candidates will be published by the participating institutes across Bangalore and Karnataka State. There is no centralized KMT Karnataka 2020 Counselling for the admission process. There will be separate counselling sessions by different institutions.

Selected candidates will be called for counselling for Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds. The candidates need to produce their supporting documents at the verification centre for verification process. They need to bring the following at the time of verification:

  • 10th and 12th class Mark sheet
  • Bachelor Degree (final year candidates, must submit a provisional certificate issued by the college)
  • Admit Card
  • Provisional admission letter
  • Medical documents (if required)
  • KMAT Scorecard
  • Several passport-size photographs
  • Caste certificate

KMAT Karnataka 2020 Cut Off Marks

The KMAT Karnataka 2020 Cut Off marks will be released after declaring the results of the KMAT Karnataka 2020. KMAT Karnataka cut off marks is the minimum marks required to qualify for admission to Post graduate programmes like MBA, PGD, MCA and others.

Students who are shortlisted are selected by the ranks scored or cut off marks needed to qualify for the post graduate courses. Shortlisted candidates can check their cut off marks and apply accordingly to the participating institutes/colleges.

If any candidate fails to qualify the opening and closing cut off marks their admission by the prescribed colleges, then their admission stands cancelled.

The KMT Karnataka 2020 Cut off marks depend on several factors like total number of seats in colleges, number of students appeared for the exam, difficulty level of the exam or question paper, previous years’ cut off, total number of students applying for admission and others.

KMAT Karnataka 2020 Answer Key

Events Dates
KMAT 2020 Exam 3rd Week of October 2020
KMAT 2020 Answer Key To be Released
KMAT 2020 Result 1st Week of November 2020


  • Go to the official website of KMAT.
  • Go to the ‘Home’ page of the website.
  • The ‘Home’ page, shows the candidate login section and fill your application number and password.
  • After filling all login credentials asked, click on the ‘Login’ button.
  • After logging in, click on the ‘Answer Key’ section given on the page.
  • A new page opens with the KMAT 2019 answer key.
  • The page will open in a PDF format.
  • Candidates can download this file and save it for future references.

KMAT Karnataka 2020 Counselling

Candidates who meet the KMAT Karnataka cut off marks will be called for the counselling process. The participating institutes publish the KMAT Karnataka cut off marks in their final merit list based on the scores achieved by the candidate in the entrance exam.

Successful applicants who fail to participate in the first round of the counselling process automatically gets rejected for further rounds.

Final selection of candidates for KMAT Karnataka is based on several parameters like scores of KMAT 2020, marks of the last qualifying exams, and marks obtained in the main subject of Bachelor’s degree.

Documents for KMAT Karnataka Counselling

  • Candidates should carry their KMAT 2020 admit card with attested photograph and its photocopy.
  • KMAT 2020 scorecard
  • Examination Certificate of 10th Board or equivalent.
  • Class 10th Marksheet
  • Class 12th Marksheet
  • Class 12th Provisional Certificate/Original Certificate.
  • Bachelor’s Degree Marksheet.
  • Character Certificate from the last attended university.
  • Caste Category (SC/ST/PWD/CW) Certificate.
  • OBC Certificate 
  • Transfer Certificate and Migration Certificate from last attended Board/University.
  • Passport size self-attested photographs (At least 2).

KMAT Karnataka 2020 Preparation Tips

Candidates can go through some preparation tips given to qualify the exam:

  • Candidate must go through previous year question papers and their solutions.
  • Revisions keep you up to date. So, keep revising the learned topics from the daily syllabus.
  • Don’t forget to take care of your health, which is very important.
  • Candidate should analyse their complete syllabus thoroughly.
  • Time Management is important. So, manage time according to difficulty level.


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