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Kerala Management Aptitude Test 2024 ( KMAT KERALA )

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Updated on Apr 16, 2024 14:38 IST

KMAT Kerala 2024 registration started on January 31, 2024, for the first session KMAT Kerala exam. KMAT Kerala 2024 application form was available online. Candidates who wanted to appear for the KMAT Kerala 2024 exam could have completed the application form by visiting the official CEE website till February 12, 2024, at 3 PM. The application process was extended. Earlier, the last date to register for the KMAT Kerala exam was February 9, 2024. The application process includes six steps, i.e. registration, filling up KMAT Kerala 2024 application form, document upload, fee payment, choosing the exam centre and profile verification. Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to know how to apply for KMAT Kerala 2024. 

Also Read: KMAT Kerala eligibility criteria

Q:   What is the scope of KMAT Kerala exam?

A:

The KMAT Kerala exam is conducted for admission to various postgraduate management programmes offered by participating colleges and universities in the state of Kerala, India. The exam's scope primarily revolves around pursuing MBA or similar management programmes in Kerala.

The scope of the KMAT Kerala exam includes the following aspects:

  1. KMAT Kerala scores are accepted by a wide range of management institutes and universities in Kerala for admission to their MBA programmes. Candidates who score well in the exam can secure admission to both government and private institutions based on their performance.

  2. The KMAT Kerala exam provides an opportunity to pursue MBA specializations across various disciplines, including Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Operations, International Business, Information Technology, etc. 

  3. Clearing the KMAT Kerala exam and pursuing an MBA can open up a multitude of career opportunities.The scope extends to both the corporate sector and government organizations.

  4. The KMAT Kerala exam can be advantageous for aspiring entrepreneurs. An MBA degree equips individuals with business acumen, leadership skills, and a strong foundation in management principles, which can be very valuable.

  5. The KMAT Kerala exam and subsequent MBA programme can significantly contribute to personal and professional growth as the curriculum focuses on enhancing analytical, problem-solving, communication, and leadership skills, enabling individuals to take on managerial roles and progress in their careers.

It's important to note that the scope of the KMAT Kerala exam is primarily centered around admissions to management programmes in Kerala. The specific opportunities and scope may vary based on the reputation and affiliations of the participating institutes and the individual's performance, specialization, and career aspirations.

 

Q:   What is the process to fill the KMAT Kerala application form?

A:

KMAT Kerala application form will be available on the official website - cee.kerala.gov.in. The KMAT application form for the first session exam was released on January 31, 2024. Candidates can fill the KMAT Kerala form and pay the application fee online by creating a log ID. The application process for KMAT Kerala exam 2024 continues for approximately two week. The last date ot register for the exam was February 12, 2024. The KMAT Kerala exam date and registration schedule will also be announced online for all the sessions. Given below is the process of how to fill the KMAT Kerala application form:

Step 1. Go to cee.kerala.gov. in website

Step 2. Click on 'New Registration' 

Step3. Enter name, date of birth, nationality, country, phone number and email ID 

Step 4. Click on submit

Step 5. The ID and password will be shared in email

Step 6. Use the KMAT ID and password to login and fill the application form

Step 7. In the application form, fill personal details, academic details, test city preference, courses, etc.

Step 8. Upload recent passport size photo and signature

Step 9. Pay application fee via debit/credit card, net banking or UPI wallet to complete the form submission process.

 

Q:   What is the application fee for KMAT Kerala?

A:

The third step in the KMAT Kerala application process is KMAT application fee payment. Candidates who have registered for the KMAT Kerala exam online and filled the KMAT Kerala application form can pay the application fee online using internet banking, credit card or a debit card. The application fee can also be paid through e-Challan. To pay through e-Challan the applicant needs to take printout of eChallan by clicking the link ‘Print e-Challan’. Payment can be made in cash at any of the Head and Sub Post Offices in Kerala. The e-Challan should be handed over to post office counter along with the required cash. The application fee for General and SEBC candidates is INR 1000/- (Rupees Thousand only) and in the case of SC/ST candidates and those eligible for SC/ST benefits is INR 750/- (Rupees Seven Hundred and fifty only). After successfully paying the application fee candidates must take a printout of the fee receipt. If the payment was successful, the ‘Pay Application Fee’ tab in the candidate’s home page turns green. Candidates are advised to login to the website and examine the ‘Pay Application Fee’ tab to make sure that the fee payment status has been updated.

 

Q:   Can I fill the KMAT Kerala application form first and pay the application fee later?

A:

Yes, you can fill the KMAT Kerala application form 2024 on one day and pay the fee on another day as it is not mandatory to register for KMAT Kerala exam and fill the application form or pay the fee in one go. The registration and application window will remain open for the candidate who has registered for the exam and created and ID, until the last date of form submission. The applicant can login in and check/fill/edit the KMAT Kerala application form anytime during the form filling period. Only the phone number and email ID will not be editable once registration is done. However, candidates need to submit the KMAT Kerala form and applicataion fee before the deadline to be eligible to appear for the exam. The KMAT Kerala application form will not be submitted until the fee payment is done. The fee can be paid via debit card, credit card, net banking and UPI wallet.

 

KMAT Kerala 2024 Application Form: Highlights

Given below are a few important points about the KMAT Kerala application form 2024:

  • KMAT Kerala 2024 registration is completely online. There is no provision to fill out the KMAT Kerala application form offline.  
  • The KMAT Kerala application fee can be paid online using a credit card, debit card, internet banking, or UPI.
  • Candidates need to choose the KMAT Kerala exam centre at the time of registration. 

Q:   What is the eligibility criteria of KMAT Kerala exam?

A:

The eligibility criteria for KMAT (Kerala Management Admission Test) are as follows:

  1. The candidates should be Indian citizens.

  2. The candidates must hold a bachelor's degree or its equivalent in any discipline recognised by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). The minimum duration of the degree programme should be three years.

  3. The general category candidates should have secured at least 50% aggregate in the qualifying examination. For SEBC (Socially and Educationally Backward Classes) and SC/ST (Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe) category candidates, the minimum required aggregate is 40%.

  4. Candidates who are appearing for the final year of their bachelor's degree examination are also eligible to apply. However, they must provide proof of qualifying the examination with the required percentage of marks at the time of admission.

 

Q:   When will the application form be out for KMAT Kerala?

A:

The KMAT Kerala application form 2024 released on January 31, 2024 for the first session. The KMAT Kerala exam is conducted twice a year. The application process for the second session exam will likely begin in the first week of June 2024. The KMAT Kerala application forms will be available online only and there will be no provision of filling the applcation form offline. Candidates will be required to create a login ID using their email ID and password in order to apply for the KMAT Kerala exam and fill the KMAT Kerala registration form. 

The KMAT Kerala exam will tentatively be conducted in the third week of February 2024 for the first session and the second session exam will likely be conducted in the first week of July 2024.

 

Q:   Where can I fill the KMAT Kerala application form?

A:

KMAT Kerala application form is available on the official website - cee.kerala.gov.in. The KMAT application form for the first session exam has released on January 31, 2024. Candidates can fill the KMAT Kerala form and pay the application fee online by creating a log ID. The application process for KMAT Kerala exam 2024 will continue for approximately two week. The last date ot register for the exam is February 9, 2024. The KMAT Kerala exam date and registration schedule will also be announced online. Given below is the brief description of how to fill the KMAT Kerala application form:

Step 1. Go to cee.kerala.gov. in website

Step 2. Click on 'New Registration' 

Step3. Enter name, date of birth, nationality, country, phone number and email ID 

Step 4. Click on submit

Step 5. The ID and password will be shared in email

Step 6. Use the KMAT ID and password to login and fill the application form

Step 7. In the application form, fill personal details, academic details, test city preference, courses, etc.

Step 8. Upload recent passport size photo and signature

Step 9. Pay application fee via debit/credit card, net banking or UPI wallet to complete the form submission process.

 

KMAT Kerala 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of KMAT KERALA 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

Jun '24

KMAT Kerala 2024 Online Registrations (Session 2)

TENTATIVE
DatesPast Exam Dates

03 Mar '24

KMAT Kerala 2024 (Session 1)

22 Feb '24

KMAT Kerala 2024 Admit Card Release (Session 1)

31 Jan '24 -

12 Feb '24

KMAT Kerala 2024 Online Registrations

How to Apply for KMAT Kerala 2024

As mentioned above KMAT Kerala registration is a six-step process. Mentioned below are the steps on how to apply for the KMAT Kerala exam 2024.

KMAT Kerala Application Process 2024

KMAT Kerala Application Process 2024

Step 1: Registration

  • Visit the KMAT Kerala website
  • Click on the 'K-MAT 2024 - Online Application (Session 1)' option on the homepage
  • Now click on the 'New Registration button' or copy the following link on the web browser: https://cee.kerala.gov.in/kmatonline2024/instruction
  • Fill in details such as name, date of birth, gender, category, and email ID.
  • Click on 'Submit'.
  • An application number and password will be generated after the successful registration. These can be used as login credentials for future reference.

Step 2: Filling the KMAT Kerala application form

  • Visit the official KMAT Kerala website.
  • Login using the application number, password and access code.
  • Candidates will be redirected to the KMAT Kerala application form.
  • Fill in details such as name, gender, date of birth, mobile number, email ID, age, address, etc.
  • Click on 'Save and Continue'.

Step 3: Fee payment

  • Candidates can pay the application fee online only using a debit card/ credit card or net banking. Offline payments will not be accepted.
  • After successfully paying the application fee take a printout of the fee receipt and click 'Go to Next Step'.

Step 4: Document upload

  • Upload a coloured passport-size photograph.
  • Upload digitally scanned signatures.

Take a look at the table below to know the specifications of the documents that are to be uploaded.

Document Specification
Photograph 150X200 pixels, less than 40 KB and in .jpg format
Signatures 150X200 pixels, less than 40 KB and in .jpg format

Step 5: Choosing exam centre

Candidates can choose up to three exam centres according to their preferences from the options available. Candidates must note that no future changes will be allowed once the form has been submitted. After choosing the centre, click 'Submit'.

Step 6: Profile verification

Verify the details filled in by you before submitting the KMAT Kerala application form. Candidates can choose the edit button if any changes are to be made to the KMAT Kerala application form 2024. Once the details are verified, click on 'Confirm Application Details' and finally take a printout of the KMAT Kerala registration form.

Please note: The KMAT application form is to be kept safe for future reference.

KMAT Kerala Application Fee 2024

Take a look at the table below to know the application fee for KMAT Kerala 2024 for various categories.

Category Fees in INR
General/OBC 1000
SC 500
ST No fee

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Q:   In how many cities is the KMAT Kerala exam is held?

A:

KMAT Kerala is held in about 14 cities across Kerala. The candidates should choose the test cities in order of their preference. They should choose the test city carefully as the request to change the test city later may or may not be accepted due to non-availability of seats at the centres in that particular city. Given below are the cities where KMAT Kerala exam is usually held.

  1. Thiruvananthapuram
  2. Kochi
  3. Kozhikode
  4. Thrissur
  5. Kottayam
  6. Kannur
  7. Malappuram
  8. Alappuzha
  9. Palakkad
  10. Pathanamthitta
  11. Idukki
  12. Kasargod
  13. Wayanad
  14. Ernakulam
 

Q:   Who conducts the KMAT Kerala exam?

A:

The KMAT Kerala exam is conducted by the Commissioner of Entrance Exams (CEE) on behalf of the Kerala Government. CEE is responsible for organizing the exam, setting the exam pattern, conducting the test, and releasing the results. They are also involved in coordinating the admission process based on the KMAT Kerala scores for various management programs offered by participating institutes in the state of Kerala. The exam is a gateway for admissions to various management schools across the state of Kerala.

CEE also conducts various other entrance exams also for admission to various universities and institutes in the state of Kerala such as Kerala Engineering Architecture and Medical exam (KEAM) which is conducted for admission to engineering courses at various colleges in Kerela that are approved by the Central and State Regulatory Bodies. CEE also conducts entrance exams for courses such as BTech, BArch, BPharma, MSc, LLB, LLM, MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BSMS, PGA, PGM, etc. 

 

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

A:

The KMAT Kerala application fee can be paid through two modes:

  1. Online Payment
  2. e-Challan

Online Payment: Candidates who have an Internet banking account, Credit card or Debit card can pay the KMAT Kerala application fee online. On successful payment, the candidate will be guided back to the home page wherein he/she will find the ‘Pay application Fee’ tab at the top turned green and can proceed to uploading of photograph and signature. If the payment transaction was unsuccessful, a message to that effect will be displayed on the screen and the candidate would be guided back to the homepage. On the other hand, if the candidate fails to receive the final confirmation (success or failure) message and is uncertain about the outcome of the transaction due to communication failure or otherwise, he/she can re-login to the home page and inspect the ‘Pay Application Fee’ tab at the top to see if it’s green or not. If it has not turned green, the payment has not succeeded and the candidate may try front line payment afresh or resort to the e-Challan payment mode. If the candidate’s account is debited for an unsuccessful transaction, the amount will be reverted to his/her account within five working days.

e-Challan Payment (Post Office): If the mode of payment selected is e-Challan, the applicant needs to take printout of eChallan by clicking the link ‘Print e-Challan’. Payment can be made in cash at any of the Head and Sub Post Offices in Kerala. The e-Challan should be handed over to post office counter along with the required cash. The post office’s official will make necessary entries both in their online portal and e-Challan form. The counter foil of the e-Challan must be collected back from the post office official. It must be ensured that the official has recorded the Transaction ID pertaining to the payment on the counter foil of the e-Challan and put the office stamp and his/her initials at the designated places on the counterfoil. If the payment was successful, the ‘Pay Application Fee’ tab in the candidate’s home page turns green. Candidates are advised to login to the website and examine the ‘Pay Application Fee’ tab to make sure that the fee payment status has been updated by the post office official. If the payment tab has not turned green, the candidate should immediately contact the post office
concerned and get the payment status updated.

 

KMAT Kerala Form Correction: Important Points to Remember

Candidates can check their profile details by logging in to the Candidate Portal using their login credentials, i.e. Application Number, Password and Access Code. Applicants can check their profile details on the portal. Check a few important points for KMAT Kerala 2024 application form correction:

KMAT Kerala Candidate Portal

KMAT Kerala Candidate Portal

  • Applicants need to login using their Application Number, Password and Access Code.
  • Applicants were able to file the complaints and correct the application forms by sending an email to the Commissioner of Entrance Examinations by June 18, by 4:00 PM. No corrections or complaints will be acknowledged beyond this time.
  • Complaints cannot be filed through fax or post. Candidates must send an email to ceekinfo@cee.kerala.gov.in
  • Applicants must clearly mention their name and roll number in the complaint.
  • Applicants who have defects in their uploaded signatures or photographs can click the menu item ‘Memo Details’ available on the Home page and upload a clear photograph or signature.
  • Those who have paid the application fee but have not uploaded photographs and signatures can also complete the application process at this phase.

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Important FAQs Related to KMAT Kerala Registration 2024

Check below the frequently asked questions on KMAT Kerala application form:

Q:   What are the registration dates for KMAT Kerala?

A:

KMAT Kerala application process 2024 began on January 31, 2024, for the first session. The registration window was open for approximately three weeks. The complete schedule of the KMAT Kerala exam is announced online. The KMAT Kerala exam has two cycles. The KMAT Kerala regsitrations for the second cycle exam will likely begin in the month of August 2024. The first cyle of the KMAT Kerala exam 2024 was conducted on March 3, 2024. The KMAT Kerala exam is conducted twice a year in the computer-based test mode across various centres in Kerala

 

Q:   Is there any fee concession in KMAT Kerala?

A:

KMAT Kerala 2024 application forms were released on January 31, 2024. The KMAT Kerala application fee is INR 1000 for all courses. But, the candidates who belong to SC and ST categories are eligible to avail a fee concession. Candidates belonging to the SC category need to pay an application fee of INR 500. Candidates belonging to the ST category do not have to pay any application fee. The candidates applying for the KMAT Kerala exam can pay the application fee online, through internet banking, credit card, debit card or UPI. They can also pay the KMAT Kerala application fee through e-Challan by clicking on the “Print e-Challan” tab while paying the application fee. Payment can be made in cash at any head or sub-post office in Kerala.

 

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Answered a month ago

No, the KMAT Kerala exam will be conducted only in single shift. The exam has always been conducted in one shift on a single day. KMAT Kerala exam pattern has not changed much since past few years. KMAT Kerala exam will be conducted in the computer-based test mode. The exam is however, conducted twi

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The KMAT Kerala exam was traditionally conducted in the paper-based test mode or offline mode. But over the years, the mode of examination changed. The KMAT Kerala exam is now being conducted in the computer-based test mode or online mode. Candidates who wish to appear for the KMAT Kerala exam have

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The KMAT Kerala exam pattern typically includes four sections: Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning, English Language Usage & Reading Comprehension and General Knowledge and Current Affairs, with around 40 questions each. Questions are mostly multiple-choice, with four marks awarded for correct a

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There are four sections in the KMAT Kerala exam according to the KMAT Kerala exam pattern:

  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Data sufficiency and Logical Reasoning
  • English Language
  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs

All the sections in the KMAT Kerala exam have multiple choice questions and the duration of the ex

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KMAT Kerala application form will be available on the official website - cee.kerala.gov.in. The KMAT application form for the first session exam was released on January 31, 2024. Candidates can fill the KMAT Kerala form and pay the application fee online by creating a log ID. The application proces

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The KMAT Kerala result 2024 will be released online on the official website of CEE. The KMAT Kerala result for the first session exam will likely release in the second week of March 2024. The objection filing window will close on March 8, 2024, after which the varsity will release the final KMAT Ke

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The following documents are required for the KMAT Kerala exam day:

  • KMAT Kerala admit card 
  • KMAT Kerala application form
  • Blue/Black ball point pen
  • Photo ID proof issued by the Government of India such as Voter ID, Passport, Aadhar Card, etc. 

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