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KMAT Exam Centers and Exam Day Instructions

Updated On - February 13th 2019 by KRITIKA GUPTA

Karnataka MAT Exam Centers: KPPGCA, the regulating body of KMAT will release the official KMAT Exam Centers list shortly. As mentioned on the official portal (previous year), there are 17 exam centers in total for the management exam. Out of the 17 centers, 14 are in the state of Karnataka and the rest are located in Kolkata, Delhi and Lucknow.  

This year, KMAT 2019 is scheduled for August 5 in offline (pen-paper) mode. Bachelor Degree holders seeking admissions to MBA/ MCA programs offered by institutes accepting KMAT scores can apply online at

Note: An applicant can choose only one exam center at the time of registration. Apply now!

Read on to know more about the exam centers for KMAT and rules & regulations that must be followed to avoid cancellation of candidature. 

Exam Centers of KMAT 2019

  • KPPGCA reserves a right to alter the allocated KMAT 2019 exam center.
  • Change in test venue can be done due to reasons such as fewer seat availability, less participation or more participation than the seat availability and all.
  • The coordinating body will give in every effort to allocate the candidate’s choice of preference to test center.
  • Choose the center wisely as only one preference can be given.
  • Also, after the online application is submitted the choice made cannot be modified under any circumstances.

The following map indicated the exam cities for this year (KMAT 2019):

In the following table, KMAT 2019 exam centers are indicated.

Read more KMAT 2019 Important Dates

Preferred CitiesKMAT Test CityKMAT Test CenterAddress of the KMAT Test Center
Hubli, Dharwad, Belgaum, Bagalkot, Davangere & BijapurHubliChetan Business School100 FT Road Srinagar, Unkal, Hubli – 580031
Mangalore & UdupiMangaloreA.J. Institute of ManagementKottara Chowki, Ashok Nagar, Mangaluru, Karnataka – 575006
Bangalore, Tumkur & ShimogaBangaloreSeshadripuram Degree College27, Nagappa Street, Seshadripuram, Bengaluru – 560020
Mysore & MandyaMysorePooja Bhagavat Memorial Mahajanas Education CenterK.R.S. Main Road, Metagalli Post, Opposite State Bank, Metagalli Industrial Estate, Mysore, Karnataka – 570016
Bidar & GulbargaGulbargaDoddappa Appa Institute of MBAS.B. College Campus, Kalaburgi – 585103
BellaryBellaryAllum Karibasappa Institute of ManagementV.S. College Campus, Airport Road, Cantonment, Bellary, Karnataka – 583104

Instructions for KMAT Exam Centers 2019

  • Reach the test venue at least one hour prior to the scheduled exam time for the verification and security check.
  • Candidates can choose only one preferred exam centers while filling KMAT Application Form.
  • It is mandatory to carry your admit cards with photograph same as the one uploaded in the application form affixed to it.
  • An original valid ID proof- Aadhar Card, Passport, Driving License, PAN Card, Voter ID, College ID, Employer ID, or Identification Affidavit is to be presented at the gates of the exam centers.
  • No other documents or item is allowed inside the exam centers.
  • Black & Blue ballpoint pen, HB Pencils, Eraser and Sharpener are allowed in the exam hall.
  • Jewelry, watches, electronic gadgets like mobile phones, calculators, etc. or any other metal item are not allowed inside the exam centers.
  • Under no circumstances will the allotted exam center be changed.
  • Every year new exam centers are added to the list. The same is expected for this year as well.
  • Candidates are advised to choose exam centers closer to their city of residence.
  • An extra 10 minutes will be provided for reading instructions on the test booklet and entering the required details before the commencement of exam.

Download Free KMAT Sample Papers

KMAT Exam Pattern

Exam ModeOffline i.e. pen-paper based
Exam Duration2 hours (120 minutes)
Exam MediumEnglish only
Maximum Question120 questions
Type of QuestionsObjective type i.e. MCQs
Total Sections4 sections
Marking SchemeCorrect answer : +1 marks
Incorrect answer: NA

Other Facts:

  • Sections Name: Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension; Quantitative Ability; Logical Reasoning and General Awareness
  • There is no sectional time limit in KMAT Karnataka 2019.
  • There is no provision of negative marking.
  • Candidates can switch from one section to other within the overall time limit.

Check detailed KMAT Exam Pattern

KMAT (Karnataka) Exam Centers FAQs

Ques. Can I choose more than one exam center for KMAT exam?

Ans. No, there is no option provided to select or opt for more than one exam center for the management examination.

Ques. What will happen if one forgets to bring their admit card to the test center?

Ans. Any student who fails to bring the admit card to center, will not be allowed to give the exam.

Ques. Which documents are we supposed to bring to the exam center?

Ans. On the exam day, a hard copy of admit card and an original valid Photo ID proof will have to be presented at the gates of the exam centers. Without these, entry to the hall will not be permitted. No other documents are allowed inside the exam center.

Ques. What can be a valid ID proof?

Ans. Aadhar Card, Passport, PAN Card, Voter ID, Driving License, College ID, Employer ID, or Identification Affidavit can be considered as a valid ID proof. Note that all these should be original, photocopies will not be accepted.

*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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1 Comment

KMAT have any exam center in kerala ?

19 Jul, 2018 00:20
Garima Bansal

Hi Nijas, No KMAT has no center in kerala

19 Jul, 2018 11:32

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