About KMAT 2019

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA) will conduct Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2019 tentatively on  July 21. KMAT is held to admit candidates to more than 169 institutes offering MBA and MCA courses in Karnataka. KMAT was first conducted in the year 2003. To be eligible for KMAT 2019, candidates must have completed graduation with minimum aggregate of 50%. However, candidates opting MCA course must have studied Mathematics at 10+2 or during graduation. KMAT 2019 will be conducted online and will comprise objective-based questions from Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability and Logical Reasoning. After the conduct of exam, candidates securing equal to or more than the cutoff will be called for the selection procedure. Each participating institute will release individual cutoff and list of selected candidates. After KMAT selection procedure 2019, a final merit list will be prepared which will contain the names of shortlisted candidates.

Exam level: State Level Exam
Frequency: Once a year
Languages English
Conducting Body: Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association
Duration 2 Hours

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KMAT 2019 Important Dates

24 May, 2019 - 10 Jul, 2019 Application | Mode: Online
18 Jul, 2019 Admit Card | Mode: Online
21 Jul, 2019 Exam | Mode: Offline
15 Aug, 2019 Result | Mode: Online

KMAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

KMAT M.B.A Eligibility Criteria

As per the eligibility criteria prescribed by KPPGCA, candidates must have passed graduation (minimum 3 years)/ Master's degree from a recognised institute with minimum aggregate of 50%. SC/ST candidates will be given relaxation of 5%. Candidates from Commerce, Management, Arts, Social Sciences, Engineering/ Technology stream are eligible to apply.

KMAT M.C.A. Eligibility Criteria

KPPGCA prescribes the eligibility criteria of KMAT 2019 required to be eligible for the exam. As per the eligibility criteria, candidates must have minimum aggregate of 50% in graduation. Additionally, candidates must also have studied mathematics at class 12 (10+2) or during Bachelor’s degree in order to be eligible for MCA.

Applications Open Now
UPES - School of Business MBA
Acharya School Of Management

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA)  has  released the application form of KMAT 2019 in the online mode. The application process commenced from May 24 and it will end on July 10, 2019. Candidates will have to make online payment of Rs. 826 to apply successfully for the exam. Before filling KMAT application form 2019, candidates must ensure that they qualify the eligibility criteria of the exam. The steps to fill out the application form have been provided below.

Steps to Fill KMAT 2019 Application Form

  • Visit the link and click on ‘Apply now’

  • Register for KMAT 2019

  • After registration, log in using application number and date of birth

  • Fill all required details including name, date of birth, domicile, gender, category, preferred course, etc.   

  • Payment of fee

Requirements to fill KMAT application form 2019

• Valid email ID and mobile number

• Marksheet/ certificate of Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree

• Scanned image of candidate’s photograph and signature

• Scanned copy of applicant’s parent’s signature

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
ST, SC, OBC, General Online Female, Male ₹ 826

The exam pattern of KMAT 2019 has been prescribed by KPPGCA. As per KMAT 2019 exam pattern 2019, the exam will be conducted offline (paper-pen based test) for a duration of two hours. The test will comprise 120 questions from three sections - Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability and Logical Reasoning. The complete KMAT 2019 exam pattern is given below.

KMAT 2019 Exam Pattern

S. No





Verbal     Ability and Reading Comprehension


2 hours


Quantitative Ability



Logical Reasoning




KMAT 2019 Marking Scheme

  • For every correct answer, one mark will be awarded

  • No marks will be deducted for incorrect responses

Furthermore, candidates will be able to switch between different sections of the exam as sectional time division has not been allotted.

The admit card of KMAT 2019 will be issued online by KPPGCA. Candidates who have successfully applied for the exam will be able to download KMAT admit card 2019. The admit card will be released on July 18. Candidates must download and print a copy of the admit card. After printing, candidates must paste passport sized photograph on the admit card. The photograph should be similar to the one provided in the application form. The hall ticket must be carried on the day of the exam failing which the candidate will not be allowed to appear for the exam. The KMAT 2019 admit card contains details such as name of candidate, photograph, signature, exam date, time and venue.

KMAT 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Karnataka Bagalkot

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit Card
  • Valid ID Proof

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA) will declare KMAT result 2019 in online  mode on August 15. The result will be released in the form of scorecard which will consist of section-wise scores and overall percentile of candidates. After declaration of KMAT 2019 result, candidates must download and print a copy of the scorecard. Candidates must carry the scorecard with them on the day of selection process. Based on candidates’ performance, the cutoff will be released individually by each participating institute.

KMAT 2019 Cutoff

KMAT 2019 cutoff is the minimum score which must be secured by a candidate to be eligible to participate in the selection procedure. As the cutoff is released institute-wise, each participating institute is likely to have their own cutoff for both courses. On the basis of KMAT cutoff 2019, candidates will be shortlisted to take part in the selection procedure.

KMAT selection procedure 2019 will be conducted separately by each participating institute. The cutoff of each institute will differ as it is prepared individually. On the basis of institute-wise KMAT cutoff, candidates will be selected to participate in the selection process. As KMAT 2019 selection process is conducted individually by each institute, candidates will have to apply separately to each participating institute for a course so as to attend the selection procedure at the institute.

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