KMAT KERALA 2020 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
STATE LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
KMAT Kerala Exam Pattern: The exam for MBA and MCA programs is conducted in offline mode. The test evaluates candidate’s quantitative, verbal/reading, data interpretation and reasoning skills. It is a state-level exam conducted twice a year in December and June.
Candidates seeking admissions in various government/private institutions of management in Kerala can apply for Kerala Management Admission Test (KMAT). The level of the examination is similar to that of SNAP, XAT or MAT. Marks and rank determined in the examination are responsible for the admissions of deserving candidates.
|KMAT Kerala Exam Pattern Highlights|
|KMAT Exam Date 2020 for second cycle||May 17, 2020|
|Number of sections||4|
|Duration of exam||150 minutes|
|Number of questions||180|
|Exam Total Marks||720 marks|
|Language of paper||English|
|Number of answer choices||4 (MCQ)|
|Mode of examination||Offline|
|KMAT Kerala Marking scheme||+4 marks for correct answer | -1 mark for wrong answer|
|Subjects||Number of Questions||Number of Marks|
|Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension||50||200|
|Data Sufficiency and Logical Reasoning||40||160|
|General Awareness & Contemporary Business Scenario||40||160|
|Total||180 Questions||720 Marks|
As of now, no changes have been notified by the official authorities in the marking scheme of KMAT Kerala. The marking scheme is as follows:
The syllabus of KMAT Kerala 2020 is segregated into four sections. However, the syllabus of this test is similar to that of MBA entrance exams like CAT or MAT. Tabulated below is the syllabus of this exam subject wise. It is very important to understand the syllabus precisely to secure good marks in the test.
|English Language Usage and Reading Comprehension||Para completion|
|Fact Inference Judgment|
|Fill in the blanks|
|Quantitative Aptitude||Arithmetic - Number System, HCF, LCM, Ratio and Proportion, Simplification, Percentage|
|Algebra - Theory of Equations, Sequence and Series, Quadratic Equation, Permutation and Combination|
|Geometry - Angles, Lines, Triangles, Circles|
|Mensuration - Areas and Volumes – Rectangles, Squares, Triangles, Circles, Cubes, Cones, Spheres, Pipes and Cistern|
|Calculus - Maxima and Minima, Function|
|Trigonometry - Trigonometric Ratios, Heights and Distances.|
|Data Sufficiency and Logical Reasoning||Data Sufficiency- Tables, Bar Graph, Line Graph, Pie Chart, Combination of Graphs, Data Sufficiency, Venn Diagram|
|Logical Reasoning- Blood Relations, Syllogism, Venn Diagram, Propositions, Data Arrangement, Puzzles, Assumptions, Statements|
|General Knowledge and Contemporary Business Scenario||Politics and Culture|
|Current Affairs of National and International|
|Personalities in News|
There are few books by different authors. It is very important to choose the right book to study properly and secure good marks and rank in the test. Below mentioned are all the KMAT 2020 preparation books:
|Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation for CAT||Nishit Sinha|
|Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning for CAT||Nishit Sinha|
|Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination Tips, Techniques, and Short-cut Methods||Abhijit Guha|
|How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for the CAT||Arun Sharma|
|Business English and Communication||Clark Zimmer|
|Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension by Ajay Singh, Publisher||Ajay Singh|
|Class 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th Textbooks||NCERT/ Kerala State Board|
Ques. Name some preparation books for Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning section?
Ans. Prepration books for Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning section:
Ques. I am not good in english can I give my exam in Malyalam?
Ans. No, you can attempt exam in english language only.
Ques. How many times KMAT Kerala is conducted in a year?
Ans. It is conducted two times a year. The 2 sessions are : December session and June session. Candidate can appear in both to improve the score.
Ques. Which institutes in Kerala offers best coaching for KMAT?
Ans. These are some best coaching centers at Kerala:
Ques. Does KMAT Kerala have negative marking?
Ans. Yes, there is a negative marking.1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College
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