KMAT Karnataka 2020: Application, Eligibility, Dates, Pattern, Syllabus

KMAT karnataka 2020KMAT Karnataka 2020 will be conducted by Karnataka Private Post Graduate College Association (KPPGCA). This state level entrance test will be held once in a year to screen eligible candidates for admission into MBA, PGDMA and MCA courses. Admission will be provided to the test qualifying candidates in various institutions/colleges situated in the state of Bangalore and Karnataka. Check complete details about KMAT Karnataka 2020 examination including important dates, application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, result, counselling and much more through this article.

KMAT Karnataka 2020 Important Dates

Candidates can check the KMAT Karnataka 2020 tentative dates regarding the exam below:

Events Dates (Tentative)
Online application form availability4th week of May 2020
Last date to fill application2nd week of July 2020
Admit card release3rd week of July 2020
KMAT exam date4th week of July 2020
Answer key releaseLast week of July 2020
Result declarationIn the month of August 2020

KMAT Karnataka 2020 Application Form

To apply for the exam students can check KMAT Karnataka 2020 application form various details below:

  • The application form will be available through online mode.
  • Candidates can fill the application form from fourth week of May 2020.
  • Candidates must fill the application form before last date i.e. till the second week of July 2020.
  • In the application form students are required to submit personal, educational and other details carefully.
  • Candidates need to upload their scanned copy of their photograph and signature in the prescribed format.
  • After registration, students will get a unique ID after making payment and after submission of the application form.
  • Aspirants are advised to take a printout of the application form and keep it safe for further references.

Application Fee:

  • The application fee is Rs 800/- for all categories.

Mode of Payment: The application fee can be paid through online mode by credit card, debit card or net banking.

KMAT Karnataka 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Check the eligibility criteria of KMAT Karnataka 2020 below before applying for various courses:

For MBA/PGDMA Course:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate should have passed Bachelor’s degree/Masters from a recognized University or Board.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates should have secured minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST category) in the qualifying exam.
  • Subjects: Candidates in Masters Degree should have qualified examination in management, commerce, engineering, arts and social science or equivalent subjects with qualifying marks.
  • Appearing: Students in the final year of their qualifying degree are eligible to apply.

For MCA Course:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have qualified Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University or Institutes.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates must secured minimum 50% marks in the qualifying exam.
  • Subjects: Candidates must have Mathematics as passing subject in Bachelor’s degree or in 10+2 level.

KMAT Karnataka 2020 Exam Pattern

Check complete exam pattern details related to KMAT Karnataka 2020 mentioned below:

  • Mode: The examination will be held in offline mode.
  • Duration: The time duration of the paper will be 2 hours.
  • Type of Questions: The question paper will contain multiple choice questions.
  • Sections: There will be total of three sections in the entrance test.
  • Number of Questions: There will be total 120 questions asked in the examination.
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking.

Check below distribution of questions for MCA and MBA course:

Subjects Questions
Verbal ability and reading comprehension40
Quantitative ability40
Logical reasoning40
Total120

KMAT Karnataka 2020 Syllabus

KMAT Karnataka 2020 Syllabus will contain various topics from the subjects of Mathematics, English and Logical reasoning. Complete syllabus can be checked by the students online.

Section wise syllabus for KMAT 2020 is as follow:

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 shall include 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 will include questions 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 also will measure candidate’s power of quantitative aptitude, common graphs, interpretation of tables and charts.

KMAT Karnataka 2020 Preparation Tips

Candidates can check some preparation tips given below to take help for qualifying the exam:

  • Candidate must go through previous year question papers and their solutions.
  • Revisions are very necessary, so keep revising and learned topics on the daily basis.
  • Don’t forget to take care of your health, which is very important.
  • Candidate should analyze their complete syllabus thoroughly.
  • Management of time is very important so, manage the time according to difficulty level of particular topics.

Exam Centers

Delhi, Lucknow, Belgaum, Bellary, Bijapur, Bagalkot, Bangalore, Kolkata, Davangere, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, etc.

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: The registration for KMAT Karnataka 2020 will start in the month of May 2020. Students can apply for the test through online mode.
Answer: You will get a confirmation message on your registered email id and mobile number along with the payment details.
Answer: No, the exam fee is non-refundable unless paid twice for the same course.
Answer: KMAT Karnataka 2020 entrance test is a offline (pen and paper based) test.
Answer: No, you cannot opt for more than one city in the KMAT Karnataka 2020 exam.
Answer: The test duration of the KMAT Karnataka 2020 exam is 1 hour.
Answer: As per the marking pattern, for every correct answer 1 mark will be given. There is no negative marking in the test.

 KMAT Karnataka 2020 Admit Card

KMAT Karnataka 2020 Admit card will be available in online mode. To download it, candidates have to enter their login details which they have received at the time of registration.

Only those candidates who have registered themselves before the last date will be issued admit cards.

The admit card can be downloaded in the 2nd week of May 2020. Candidates are advised to paste their recent passport size photograph and then print the admit card.

 KMAT Karnataka 2020 Answer Key

Candidates will be able to download the KMAT Karnataka 2020 answer key in last week of July 2020. Using Answer key, students will be able to calculate their expected scores of the entrance test. In this way candidates will be able to know their performance of entrance exam.

To calculate the scores, candidates have to first go through the marking scheme of the paper. It will be released in various sets for various subjects separately.

 KMAT Karnataka 2020 Result

Candidates can check their KMAT Karnataka 2020 result through online mode. The result will be available in the form of score card. Candidate will find various details on the scorecard including details of the candidate and the marks obtained by him all the sections.

Candidates can check their results by entering their application number and date of birth. Overall cut off will be also released by the board which will contain overall percentile and section wise score of the candidates.

KMAT Karnataka 2020 Cut Off

Candidates must score minimum cut off marks to be considered eligible to participate for further rounds. Cut off will be released separately by participating institution and colleges after the announcement of result.

To decide the cut off, number various factors will be taken into consideration. The cut off will be the maximum marks to be obtained by the students in the entrance exam.

KMAT Karnataka 2020 Admission

After the eligible candidates will be selected, admission procedure will be conducted further. No centralized counselling will be held to offer admission. Each institution will conduct their separate counselling process to offer admission.

Candidates have to apply separately for institutions in which they are seeking for admission. On the basis of marks secured by the candidates in the test, the participating institute will call candidates for interview rounds.

Selection procedure will be conducted by organizing group discussion and personal interview rounds. Some of the colleges may conduct written test and essay writing test instead of GD and PI rounds.

While, some of the institutes may select students on the basis of their qualifications and experience. After the selection of the candidates, documents verification of the candidates will be done.

The documents to be shown at the time of document verification process are listed below:

  • KMAT Karnataka 2020 admit card
  • KMAT Karnataka score card
  • Bachelor’s degree certificates
  • Provisional admission letter
  • 10th and 12th pass certificate
  • Bank draft
  • Caste certificate
  • 10th and 12th mark sheet
  • Transfer certificate
  • Character certificate
  • Passport size photograph

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