KMAT Kerala 2023: Exam Dates, Admit Card Out, Syllabus, Question Papers, Preparation

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Saumya Jain
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New Delhi, Updated on Feb 20, 2023 15:26 IST

KMAT Kerala 2023 is a management entrance exam. In this article, you will find all the details about the KMAT Kerala 2023 registrations, fees, syllabus, schedule, etc. 

KMAT Kerala is a management exam that is conducted by the Commissioner of Entrance Examinations every year for admission to the MBA programme. KMAT Kerala 2023 is a state-level entrance exam whose scores are accepted by various government and private B-schools across Kerala. 

KMAT Kerala is conducted twice a year. KMAT Kerala 2023 exam for the first session will be conducted on February 19, 2023. Read the article below to know more about KMAT Kerala 2023 registration, admission process, KMAT Kerala application form, KMAT Kerala exam dates 2023, fees, eligibility criteria, syllabus and more.

KMAT Kerala 2023 Dates and Events

Refer to the table below to know the important KMAT Kerala dates and events:


Date (Tentative)

Registrations Begin


Last date of application


Form correction window opens

To be announced

Admit card release


KMAT Kerala 2023 (Session 1)


KMAT Kerala 2023 answer key release 


Objection Filing Window

19-Feb-2023 to 24-Feb-2023

Result announcement

To be announced

KMAT Kerala Eligibility Criteria

Students must fulfil the below-mentioned eligibility criteria to be able to appear for the KMAT Kerala 2023 exam:

  • Candidates must have completed their graduation from a recognised university in any discipline. 
  • Candidates must have obtained the stipulated aggregate of all subjects by respective universities that they wish to apply to in their final year qualifying degree exam.
  • Candidates who are in the final year of their graduation are also eligible to apply, provided they submit the Graduation certificate at the time of admission as proof of qualification.

Also Read: Complete KMAT Kerala eligibility criteria

KMAT Kerala 2023 Registrations

KMAT Kerala 2023 application window opened early this year. The application form was released on January 9, 2023, for the first session. The KMAT Kerala application forms were available on the official website of CEE Kerala. Candidates must know that the application form can be filled out online and there is no option of filling the form offline. Check out the document requirement and steps mentioned below to know the KMAT Kerala 2023 application procedure.

Documents required for KMAT Kerala 2023 registration

The following documents will be required for KMAT Kerala 2023 registrations:

  • Digital copy of passport-size photograph and signature of the applicant
  • Digital copy of latest category certificate as applicable
  • Digital copies of mark sheets of Class 10, Class 12 and Graduation
  • Bank details for the fee payment

KMAT Kerala 2023 Application Process

Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to know how to fill the KMAT Kerala application form:

Step 1: Registration

Candidates need to register as new users on the official website. To do so, fill in the details such as name, date of birth, gender, category, email ID, etc. An application number and password will be generated which will be used as login credentials for further logins. 

Step 2: Filling the Application Form

After the candidates have registered themselves, they need to fill the complete KMAT Kerala application form using the login credentials generated at the time of registration. Fill in the required details to proceed to fee payment. 

Step 3: Paying the Application Fee and Document Upload

The application form will be considered incomplete without paying the application fee. Students need to pay the application fee online using a credit card, debit card, internet banking or UPI. After successfully paying the application fee, candidates will be redirected to the document upload window where they will be required to upload the relevant documents in the prescribed format. At this point, students will also be required to choose the KMAT Kerala test centres and verify their profiles.

KMAT Kerala Application Fee 2023

Take a look at the table below to know the application fee for KMAT Kerala 2023 for various categories.


Fees in INR





KMAT Kerala 2023 Admit Card

The KMAT Kerala admit card is issued to those candidates who have successfully filled the application form and paid the fee. The admit card wwere available online from February 3, 2023, till the exam day.

How to Download the KMAT Kerala Admit Card?

Check out the steps given below to know how to download the KMAT Kerala admit card:

  • Visit the official website
  • Enter the application number, password and access code
  • Click on the admit card link 
  • Download the admit card and take a printout of the same after verifying the details mentioned on the admit card.

KMAT Kerala admit card is a mandatory document to be carried to the exam centre. Candidates must also carry a photo ID proof issued by the Government of India. Candidates must make sure that they carry two copies of the KMAT Kerala admit card along with one original recent passport-size photograph affixed on each of them.

KMAT Kerala 2023: Test Centres

The table below indicates cities across Kerala where the KMAT Kerala 2023 will be held. Candidates can select the cities from the list for allotment of KMAT Kerala test cities. This year too, the exam will be conducted in the computer-based test mode. Candidates will have to visit the allotted test centres on the scheduled date and time.

List of KMAT Kerala 2023 Test Cities















KMAT Kerala 2023 Exam Pattern

The KMAT Kerala exam pattern is decided by the CEE office. The exam will be conducted in computer-based test mode. The KMAT Kerala 2023 question paper will be divided into four sections which will have questions based on the English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning and General Knowledge. The question paper will only have multiple-choice questions that are to be solved within three hours. Take a look at the table below to know the detailed KMAT Kerala 2023 exam pattern.

Exam Features


Exam Mode

Computer-based Test Mode (CBT)

Test duration 

180 minutes

Total questions


Type of questions

Objective type questions


Total Marks

720 marks

KMAT Kerala 2023 Marking Scheme

Check the KMAT Kerala 2023 marking scheme in the table below.

Correct answer

Incorrect answer

Un-attempted question




KMAT Kerala 2023 Syllabus Overview

The KMAT Kerala syllabus is prescribed by the exam conducting authority and it outlines the section-wise important topics that the students must study for KMAT Kerala exam preparation. The KMAT Kerala 2023 question paper will be based on four major topics, i.e. Quantitative Aptitude, English Language Usage and Reading Comprehension, General Knowledge and Current Affairs and Data Sufficiency and Logical Reasoning.

The Quantitative Aptitude section will have 50 questions on topics such as Percentage, Time and Work, Pie Chart, Number System, Profit and Loss, Data Interpretation, Simple and Compound Interest, Algebra, etc.

The English Language section will have 50 questions on topics such as Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Para Jumbles, Tenses, etc.

The Data Sufficiency and Logical Reasoning section will have only 40 questions based on topics such as Tables, Graphs, Directions, Data Structures, Series, Puzzles, Coding and Decoding, Clocks and Calendars, etc. 

The General Knowledge and Current Affairs sections like the previous section will also have 40 questions on topics such as Sports, Awards and Accolades, Economics, Politics, Culture, Global Current Affairs, Technology, etc. 

Also Read: Best books to read for KMAT Kerala 

KMAT Kerala 2023 Preparation

Preparing for KMAT Kerala 2023 can be a little easier for those students who appeared for other MBA entrance exams such as CAT, XAT, SNAP, etc. Ideally, an aspirant must start KMAT Kerala preparation at least six months before the actual exam. But with dedication and sincerity, it is possible for any student to score well on the exam.

Once you have covered the basics, try your hands on a few sample papers and mock tests. Candidates preparing for KMAT Kerala 2023 exam must divide their KMAT preparation days smartly and efficiently.

After preparing each topic, practice questions on the relevant topic to understand the concept thoroughly and solve different types of questions. Consult the recommended books and study material and solve various KMAT mock tests. 

Also Read: KMAT Kerala preparation tips and tricks

KMAT Kerala Results

KMAT Kerala 2023 results will be announced online. The exam will be conducted in two sessions. The result and scorecards will be available online and will not be sent to the candidates individually. The authorities will release a provisional result list and later the final KMAT Kerala results. The KMAT Kerala scorecard will contain details such as names of the candidates, sectional scores, overall scores, the rank of the candidate and the application number. The scorecards will be available till the KMAT Kerala counselling process is completed.

How to Check KMAT Kerala Results?

Candidates can check their qualifying status for the KMAT Kerala exam as under:

  1. Go to the CEE website
  2. Click on 'MBA KMAT 2023: Candidate Portal'
  3. Enter the application number and password
  4. Download the KMAT Kerala scorecard and check the ranks

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