KMAT Kerala 2023: Application Form (Extended), Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern, Results

Kerala Management Aptitude Test 2023 ( KMAT KERALA )

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Exam On: 19 Feb '23

Saumya Jain

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Updated on Jan 30, 2023 17:41 IST

KMAT Kerala 2023 will be conducted on February 19, 2023. The last date to fill out the application forms has been extended to January 20, 2023. Earlier, the last date of application was January 18, 2023. The KMAT Kerala 2023 application forms were released on January 9, 2023. KMAT Kerala is conducted twice a year in the computer-based test mode across various centres in Kerala. 

What is KMAT Kerala 2023?

KMAT Kerala 2023 is a gateway for admissions to various management schools across the state of Kerala. The exam is conducted by the Commissioner of Entrance Exams, Kerala (CEE Kerala). KMAT Kerala is held multiple times a year. The exam will be conducted in the computer-based test mode across various centres. Once the KMAT Kerala results have been declared, candidates will have to appear for a further selection process which includes Group Discussions and Personal Interviews.

Also Read: All about KMAT Kerala 2023

Latest Updates:

January 20, 2023: KMAT Kerala 2023 application window closing today 

KMAT KERALA 2023 Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of KMAT KERALA 2023 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

Feb '23

Admit Card Release (Session 1)

TENTATIVE

19 Feb '23

KMAT Kerala 2023

Feb '23

KMAT Kerala 2023 result declaration

TENTATIVE
DatesPast Exam Dates

18 Jan '23

Last date of Application Fee

9 Jan '23 -

20 Jan '23

KMAT Kerala 2023 Online Registrations

KMAT Kerala 2023 Highlights

Check out the table below to get an overview of the KMAT Kerala exam 2023:

Features Details
Name of the exam KMAT Kerala
Exam conducting body Commissioner of Entrance Exams, Kerala (CEE Kerala) 
Exam level State-level
Exam frequency Multiple times a year
Mode of examination Computer-based test mode
Duration 3 hours (180 minutes)
Syllabus English Language and Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude, Data Sufficiency and Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge and Business Scenario
Exam pattern 180 multiple-choice questions with negative marking
Language English
Application fee 

INR 1000 (General/OBC category)

INR 750 (SC/ST category)

Exam purpose Admission to more than 20 MBA colleges in Kerala
Exam date 19-Feb-2023
No. of test cities 14
Helpdesk no.

Phone: 0471-2525300, Fax: 0471-2337228

Email: ceekinfo@cee.kerala.gov.in

Official website cee.kerala.gov.in

KMAT Kerala Exam Important Dates 2023

Look at the table below to know the important exam dates and events of the KMAT Kerala exam.

KMAT Kerala events

Dates 

Salient Features

Registrations begin (Session 1)

09-Jan-2023

Online registrations have begun on the official website of CEE

Last date of application

18-Jan-2023

20-Jan-2023

Candidates will be able to apply till 4:00 PM

Last date of form correction

Last week of April 2023

TBA

Applicants can make corrections till 2:00 PM

Admit card release

First week of May 2023

TBA

Admit cards for KMAT Kerala will be available for download till 3:00 PM till the exam day

KMAT Kerala exam 2023 (session 1)

First week of May 2023

19-Feb-2023

KMAT exam will be held at multiple exam centres in Kerala in the computer-based test mode

Answer key release

First week of May 2023

TBA

CEE will release the answer key online on the official website.

Last date of objection filling

Second week of May 2023

To be announced

Candidates can raise objections in case of discrepancy till 2:00 PM

KMAT Kerala result announcement (provisional)

Third week of May 2023

TBA

KMAT Kerala results will be announced online

Final KMAT Kerala 2023 results (session 1)

Third week of May 2023

TBA

The results will be announced online in form of pdf.

KMAT Kerala Eligibility Criteria 2023

KMAT Kerala eligibility criteria are the requirements that candidates need to fulfil to be qualified for admission to MBA/PGDM courses. It mentions education requirements, minimum qualifying marks and age limit as under-

Academic Qualification:

  • Candidates must have completed their graduation (three-year bachelor's degree) 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, however, they must provide their Graduation certificate at the time of admission as proof of qualification.

  • There is no upper or lower age limit mentioned for appearing in KMAT Kerala.

  • Candidates in the final year of their graduation are also eligible to apply. 

Also Read: Complete KMAT Kerala eligibility criteria

KMAT Kerala 2023 Registrations

KMAT Kerala 2023 registration is an online process. The KMAT application forms 2023 is available online on the official website of CEE (https://cee.kerala.gov.in/main.php). Students who wish to appear for the KMAT Kerala 2023 exam will be required to fill out the online application form and complete the registration process by paying the application fee. The KMAT application process includes the following steps:

  • Creating a new user profile by filling out the KMAT registration form with details such as name, date of birth, email ID and phone number, etc.
  • Filling out the complete KMAT Kerala application form using your user ID and password.
  • Paying the KMAT Kerala application fee online or through e-challan at any of the Head/Sub Post Offices in Kerala.
  • Uploading the required documents in the prescribed format.

KMAT Kerala 2023 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

KMAT Kerala is an online exam that has four sections- English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Knowledge and Current Affairs and Data Sufficiency and Logical Reasoning. There will be a total of 180 questions in the KMAT Kerala 2023 exam. Each question carries four marks. Check the table below, for highlights of the KMAT Kerala syllabus and exam pattern:

KMAT Kerala exam pattern and syllabus Highlights
Number of sections

4

  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs
  • Data Sufficiency and Logical Reasoning
Number of questions

180

Marking scheme

+4 marks for a correct answer

-1 mark for a wrong answer

Total Marks

720

Difficulty Level

Moderate

Type of Questions

Multiple-choice questions

Also Read: Detailed KMAT Kerala exam pattern

KMAT Kerala 2023 Admit Card

KMAT Kerala 2023 admit card will be released online, a week before the exam date. Students who would have registered successfully and paid the application fee will be able to download the KMAT Kerala admit card using their login credentials. Given below is the process to download the KMAT Kerala admit card 2023:

  • Visit the official website of CEE Kerala
  • Login using the user name and password.
  • Click on the admit card link.
  • Read the instructions, click on the check box and take a printout of the KMAT Kerala admit card 2023.

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KMAT Kerala 2023 Admission Process

KMAT Kerala admission is a five-step process, including registration, filling up the KMAT Kerala application form 2023, the KMAT Kerala written exam, the release of the merit list, and the GD-PI process. Test takers can apply for admission to MBA/PGDM programs offered by various universities and institutes in the state of Kerala.

STEP 1: KMAT Kerala application

To appear in KMAT Kerala, the aspirants have to fill out an online application form which is available on the official KMAT Kerala website from the scheduled date.

STEP 2: KMAT Kerala admit card

KMAT Kerala 2023 admit card will be issued to each candidate who successfully submitted the KMAT Kerala application form. The admit card is a mandatory document to be carried to the examination hall. Candidates found without their admit card, will not be allowed to take the test.

STEP 3: KMAT Kerala 2023

KMAT Kerala 2023 will be conducted in a computer-based test mode. KMAT Kerala question paper will consist of questions from Quantitative Aptitude, Data Sufficiency and Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge and Business Scenario and English Language. The duration of the exam is two and a half hours.

STEP 4: KMAT Kerala 2023 results

KMAT Kerala result will be announced on the official website along with the scorecard which will consist of section-wise and overall marks obtained by the candidate.  

KMAT Kerala 2023 Results

KMAT Kerala results will likely be announced in the third week of May 2023. Candidates who appear for the exam can download their scorecards online using their login credentials. Given below are the steps to know how to download the KMAT result 2023:

  • Visit the official website of CEE
  • Click on the Result tab
  • Click on "K-MAT 2023: Candidate Portal"
  • Enter the application number and password along with the access code
  • Download and save the KMAT Kerala scorecard 2023

KMAT Kerala 2023 Answer Key

KMAT Kerala answer key 2023 will be released on the exam day. The candidates can raise objections in the objection-raising window. The objections raised by the candidates against the KMAT Kerala answer key will be considered and if there are any changes then a notice will be released mentioning the corrected answers and errors. 

KMAT Kerala Test Cities

KMAT Kerala is held in various locations across Kerala. Take a look at the table below to know the KMAT Kerala exam centres.

List of KMAT Kerala 2023 Test Cities
Thiruvananthapuram Alappuzha
Kollam Pathanamthitta
Ernakulam Kottayam
Idukki Thrissur
Kozhikode Palakkad
Malappuram Kannur
Kasargod Wayanad

KMAT Kerala Exam Day Guidelines

Check out some of the exam day guidelines mentioned below:

  • Carry the KMAT Kerala admit card to the exam centre as it is a mandatory document to enter the exam hall.

  • Candidates must carry a valid ID proof- passport/driving license/ institute ID Card/Voter ID/Aadhar Card issued by the Government of India.

  • Candidates must carry a blue or black ballpoint pen only to the exam centre. No other stationery is permitted to the exam centre.

  • No electronic gadgets such as calculators, mobile phones, watch calculators, etc. are allowed inside the exam hall.

  • Candidates will not be given extra time, hence, they must reach the exam centre an hour before the exam to complete the frisking formalities.

  • All the sections of the KMAT Kerala question paper are mandatory to attempt.

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FAQs Related to KMAT Kerala 2022

Q: What is the eligibility criteria for KMAT Kerala exam 2023?

A: Candidates applying for KMAT Kerala exam 2023 must have obtained a minimum of 50% aggregate in graduation (40% for reserved category).

Q: Is there any marks relaxation for the reserved category students in the KMAT Kerala exam?

A: Yes, candidates belonging to reserved categories will get 10% relaxation. They will be required to have scored 40% aggregate to be eligible to apply for the exam.

Q: In how many cities KMAT Kerala exam will be held?

A: The KMAT Kerala 2023 exam was held in 14 cities across the state of Kerala.

Q. Can I fill the Kerala KMAT application form offline?

A: No, the KMAT Kerala 2023 application form is available online only on the official website.

Q: What is the exam mode of KMAT Kerala 2023?

A: KMAT Kerala exam 2023 will be conducted in computer-based mode where candidates need to mark down correct options online. 

Q. Can I pay the KMAT Kerala application fee offline?

A. Yes, the KMAT Kerala application fee can be paid online as well as offline. Candidates can pay the fee online through a Credit card, Debit card or, Net Banking. The fee payment can also be made at the office of CEE through e-challan. 

Q. What is the application fee for the KMAT Kerala exam?

A: The application fee for the KMAT Kerala exam 2023 is INR 1000 for General category candidates and if the candidate belongs to a reserved category then the application fee will be INR 750.

Q: How many sections does the KMAT Kerala 2023 exam have?

A: The KMAT Kerala 2023 question paper will have four sections, i.e, English language, Reading and Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude, Data Sufficiency and Logical Reasoning, and General Knowledge and Business Scenario.

Q: Will there be GD/PI round for admission to KMAT Kerala participating institutes or the KMAT Kerala exam score is the only criteria for admission?

A: Yes, after KMAT Kerala results are announced, candidates will have to appear for further selection procedure which includes GD-WAT/PI rounds. Group Discussion and Personal Interviews will be conducted by participating institutes for admission.

Q. How many times is KMAT Kerala conducted in a year?

A: The KMAT Kerala exam is conducted multiple times in a year.

Q. Is there a negative marking in the KMAT Kerala question paper?

A: Yes, there is negative marking according to the KMAT Kerala exam pattern. One mark is deducted for every incorrect answer.

Q. I am in the final year of graduation, can I apply for KMAT Kerala?

A: Yes, candidates in the final year of graduation are eligible to apply for KMAT Kerala exam, however, they must present the qualification proof at the time of admission.

KMAT KERALA 2023 Contact Information

allotment@lbscentre.in

lbstvpm@gmail.com

mail@lbscentre.org

Phone numbers:

91 0471-2324396

91 0471-2560322

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