KMAT 2021 Eligibility, Program-wise Standards, Registration

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    KMAT Eligibility Criteria 2021 mandates a candidate to hold a Bachelor’s Degree from any discipline from a recognised university. The standards are defined by the Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA). CheckKMAT 2021 Syllabus 

    • Mathematics is a mandatory subject in either Class XII or at graduation level.
    • Submit the required documents to prove the eligibility for category during the counselling procedure.
    • Karnataka MAT will be conducted in online mode. CheckKMAT 2021 Exam Pattern
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    It is the conducting body of the Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT). Through this exam, candidates can get admissions to MBA/ PGDM and MCA Programs offered at topmost B-schools in Bangalore and Karnataka. Before applying online for KMAT 2021, applicants must go through the eligibility standards.

    Detailed Karnataka MAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

    Through KMAT Scores, candidates can get admissions to MBA/ PGDM or MCA programs offered at various colleges in Bangalore and Karnataka. The conducting body has defined minimum requisite eligibility standards that need to be satisfied to fill in the form. 

    Listed below are the standards which will indicate if they can appear for KMAT eligibility criteria

    General Eligibility

    • The minimum age required for admissions to postgraduate program through KMAT is 21 years. There is no specific upper age limit to apply for the course
    • Candidates in their final year of Bachelor’s degree can also apply for KMAT 2021.
    • Such candidates must have completed their Bachelor’s degree before the time of KMAT 2021 Admission.
    • Candidates must have secured a percentage equal to or more than minimum requisite percentage as per their exam and their category.
    • In case a candidate is unable to produce necessary documents supporting their claim of completion of Bachelor’s degree, they will be removed from the process thereafter.

    Eligibility for KMAT MBA/ PGDM

    • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years duration, and should have secured at least 50% in aggregate (45% for SC/ST candidate). 
    • Masters degree examination of any recognized education body in Commerce, Management, Arts, Social Sciences, Engineering/ Technology or equivalent, and should have secured at least 50% in aggregate (45% for SC/ST candidate).
    • Candidates in their final year of Bachelor’s degree are also eligible to apply.

    Eligibility for KMAT MCA

    • Candidates applying for MCA Program, they should have studied Mathematics at 10+2 level or at the graduation level.
    • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years duration, and should have secured at least 50% in aggregate

    Download FreeKMAT Karnataka 2021 Sample Papers

    KMAT Application Form 2021

    The registration window for KMAT 2021 was closed on the 2nd week of May, 2021. As of now, there is no provision of form correction by KPPGCA. So, one must carefully provide all the information properly and review it before submitting.

    • KMAT Application Form can be accessed by visiting KMAT official website
    • The application fee is the same for all the categories. An amount of INR 800 is to be paid via net banking/ credit card/ debit card. No other mode of payment is available.
    • Information such as Name, contact number, and email id is required to register for KMAT 2021
    • No applications will be accepted by KPPGCA after the last date.

    Mentioned below are the steps that should be followed to register for KMAT 2021:

    Step 1: Visit KMAT Official Website

    Step 2: Scroll down and the following tab will appear

    Step 3: Select ‘Click Here to Register Now’ tab.

    Step 4: A new page will appear, it will provide instructions related to KMAT Application Form. Go through all the instructions thoroughly so as to avoid committing mistakes while filling the online form.

    Step 5: After reading the instructions, click on the ‘Register’ tab and fill all the required details.

    Step 6: After filling all the details, click on the ‘Submit’ tab. A ‘Reference Number’ will be issued at the registered mobile number and email ID.

    Step 7: Next, re-login using the reference number and DOB in order to fill the form.

    After providing these credentials, candidates will be redirected to a new window. Here, they are required to fill in the final KMAT Application Form. 

    CheckKMAT 2021 Exam Pattern

    Note: Candidates registering for MBA/PGDM and MCA both will be required to register separately for each course. For each program, a separate admit card is issued. Candidates are required to present respective admit cards for KMAT 2021 exams. Candidates are advised to carry a hard copy of the completed application form to the Test Centre.

    KMAT 2021 Reservation Policy

    KMAT 2021 Reservation Policy is decided as per the UGC guidelines. The various KMAT 2021 Reserved categories are mentioned below:

    • Scheduled Caste (SC)
    • Scheduled Tribe (ST)
    • Other Backward Classes (OBC)
    • Persons with Disabilities (PwD)

    The table below defines the reservation policy for various candidates:

    CategoryPercentage of Reservation
    Scheduled Caste (SC)15%
    Scheduled Tribe (ST)7.5%
    Other Backward Classes (OBC)27%
    Persons with Disabilities (PwD)3%

    Note: Candidates with Low Vision/ Blindness, Hearing Impairment, and Locomotor Disability/ Cerebral Palsy can claim KMAT 2021 Reservation under Persons with Disabilities (PwD).

    KMAT (Karnataka) Eligibility FAQs

    Ques.  I don't have math as a main subject in 12th and graduation. Am I eligible for KMAT MCA?

    Ans. The candidate should have studied Mathematics in either 10+2 level or undergraduate level.

    Ques.  How many seats are reserved for the OBC category?

    Ans. 27% of the total seats are reserved for the OBC category.

    Ques.  What is the eligibility criteria for KMAT MBA/ PGDM?

    Ans. Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years duration, and should have secured at least 50% in aggregate (45% for SC/ST candidate). 

    Masters degree examination of any recognized education body in Commerce, Management, Arts, Social Sciences, Engineering/ Technology or equivalent, and should have secured at least 50% in aggregate (45% for SC/ST candidate).

    Candidates in their final year of Bachelor’s degree are also eligible to apply.

    Ques. Is there any maximum age limit to appear for the test?

    Ans. No, there is just a minimum age of 21years.

    Ques.  I am in my final year. Am I eligible for KMAT 2021?

    Ans. Yes, Students who are in their final year or have completed their undergraduate can appear for KMAT 2021.

    *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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    3 Comments
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    Rohan Bharti

    Do students needs to be 18 for the exam?

    25 Nov, 2020 21:06
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    Admin

    Hii Rohan, Greetings from collegedunia. No, Students need to be 21 for exam as the minimum age required for admissions to postgraduate program through KMAT is 21 years. For more details Click Here

    28 Nov, 2020 06:37
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    Admin

    Hii Rohan, Greetings from collegedunia. No, Students need to be 21 for exam as the minimum age required for admissions to postgraduate program through KMAT is 21 years. For more details Click Here

    28 Nov, 2020 06:38
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    rethika ramesh

    I am pursuing my BCA degree and just finished 6th sem, but a backlog to be cleared in october. Am i eligible for kmat 2018?

    08 Jun, 2018 12:11
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    Garima Bansal

    Hi Rethika,The eligibility for the kmat exam is bachelor’s degree with minimum 3 years duration, and should have secured at least 50% in aggregate (45% for SC/ST candidate).

    29 Aug, 2018 15:51
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    kavitha

    Am doing in final year bcom and I didn't hd mathematics as main subject in Xll class .am I eligeble to take up this exam ??

    09 Apr, 2018 22:26
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    Priya Sharma

    Hi Kavitha, yes you are eligible. Eligibility Criteria for KMAT is given below:

    • The basic eligibility to take the exam is to hold a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised college/ university.
    • It is mandatory to have Mathematics as main subject in either Class XII or at graduation level.

    29 May, 2018 17:34

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