KMAT Kerala 2022 is expected to be conducted in the 2nd week of March 2022. The candidates are advised to download the KMAT Kerala 2022 Admit Card as soon as the authorities release it. KMAT Kerala 2022 will include 4 sections- English Language and Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude, Data Sufficiency, and Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge, and Contemporary Business Scenarios. A total of 50 questions will be asked from each, English language and Quantitative Aptitude section. However, 40 questions will be asked from the other two sections. The answer key for the exam will be released a week or two after the conclusion of the exam. KMAT Kerala 2022 Answer Key will be subjected to challenges only for 5 days. No objections will be entertained once the deadline is passed.
What is KMAT?
KMAT stands for Kerala Management Aptitude Test is organized by the KUFOS. It stands for Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies and it is conducted for the candidates interested in pursuing different courses, under MBA through different colleges of management in Kerala.
The table for the highlights of the KMAT Kerala 2022 is given below.
|Exam Name||Kerala Management Aptitude Test 2022|
|Conducting Body||Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS)|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Exam Frequency||Twice a year|
|Exam Duration||2 Hour and 30 Minutes|
|Number of Questions||180 questions|
|Application Fee||For General- INR 1000 For SC/ST/PwD- INR 750|
|Applications Per Year||More than 70, 000 per year|
|Number of Exam Centers||Candidates can choose any three of the available|
|KMAT Helpline||+91 080 23444555 +91 9513270139 firstname.lastname@example.org|
The exam dates for the KMAT Kerala 2022 are mentioned below in the table.
|Release of Application Form||1st -2nd Week of March 2022|
|Last Date of Submission of Application Form||Last Week of March 2022|
|Last Date for Fee Payment||Last Week of March 2022|
|Release Date of KMAT Admit Card||1st- 2nd Week of April 2022|
|Exam Date of KMAT Kerala 2022||2nd-3rd Week of April 2022|
|Release of Preliminary Answer Key||May 2022|
|Raise Objections against Preliminary Answer Key||2nd-3rd Week of May 2022|
|KMAT Kerala 2022 Declaration||1st-2nd Week of June 2022|
|Group Discussion and Personal Interview||2nd Week of June 2022 onwards|
Given below are the courses offered after a candidate qualifies for KMAT Kerala 2022.
To avoid unnecessary mistakes, the candidates need to fulfill the eligibility criteria of the KMAT Kerala 2022 as mentioned in the official notification for the exam. Before applying for the KMAT Kerala 2022, the interested candidates must check thoroughly the eligibility criteria mentioned below.
|Qualifications||Must hold a 3 years bachelor’s degree|
|Age Limit||No upper age limit|
The interested candidates have to fill the application form from the official website of the University to get admission in the MBA courses through KMAT Kerala 2022. Given below are the steps for the same.
The candidates can pay their application form fee through online mode only via Debit/Credit cards or Bank Transfers. The application form fee is divided based on the category of the candidates.
|Category||Application form fee|
The expected exam centers for the KMAT Kerala 2022 are listed below in the table.
The candidates are advised to download KMAT Kerala 2022 Admit Card as soon as it releases. Given below are the steps for the same.
All the details regarding the exam pattern are mentioned below in a given table.
|Type of questions||Multiple-choice questions|
|Number of questions||180 questions|
|Time duration||2 hour 30 minutes|
|Marking scheme||4 marks for every correct answer|
|Negative marking||1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer|
The section-wise for each subject based on the pattern for the KMAT exam is mentioned below.
|Section name||Total questions||Marks allotted|
|English language and reading comprehension||50||200|
|Data sufficiency and logical reasoning||40||160|
|General knowledge and contemporary business scenarios||40||160|
The syllabus for the KMAT Exam 2022 released by the exam conducting official authority is mentioned below.
|English Language||Quantitative Aptitude||Logical Reasoning/ Data Sufficiency||General Knowledge|
|English Grammar||Arithmetic||Pie Charts||Current Affairs|
|Vocabulary and Language Usage||Algebra||Graphs||Trending Topics of the Year|
The preparation tips for the KMAT Kerala 2022 are mentioned below-
The books that help the interested candidates in doing their preparation properly for the exam are mentioned below in a table-
|Quantitative ability||P Sinha|
|Pearson - A Guide to Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation for CAT||Pearson|
|Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination with Tips, Techniques, and Short-cut Methods||Abhijit Guha|
|Pearson- A Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning for CAT||Nishit Sinha|
|How to Prepare for the Data Interpretation for the CAT||Tata McGraw Hill|
After the completion of the KMAT Kerala 2022 exam, the answer key will be released. From the provided answer key, the candidates can check their answers and they can also calculate their scores. Given below are the steps that the candidates need to follow to check KMAT Kerala 2022 Answer Key.
Based on the final key answers, the authority will prepare the KMAT Kerala 2022 results. The steps that are involved in downloading the exam result are mentioned below.
The office of the CEE i.e., Commissioner for Entrance Exam release two different sessions each year. The rank card will be released in the last week of April 2022 for the KMAT Kerala 2022 first session. This rank card will contain all the important details and sectional and overall marks.
Based on the availability of the seats, the authority conducts the counseling procedures in various rounds. The counseling procedure will be conducted by the authority for the successfully qualified candidates from the entrance exam.
For the counseling procedure, the candidates have to bring the following documents-
There is a certain number of seats that are disclosed or available for the candidates. The number of seats for the candidates for admission is as per the number of seats available in the colleges that prefer the KMAT score.
Moreover, the colleges that provide the admission based on the KMAT Scores will provide release the number of seats for the candidates.
However, for 2022 the dates for the admissions through the KMAT scores the dates will be available soon.
The candidates have to give three locations for the colleges and then the candidates will get admission in the location given by them. So, no transfer is needed
Given below is the expected cutoff for KMAT Kerala 2022.
|Category||KMAT Kerala 2022 expected cutoff marks|
|SC/ ST category||54|
Question 1 – What is the marking scheme in the KMAT Exam?
Answer – The candidates get awarded 1 mark for all the correct marked answers whereas there are no marks deducted for the answer that is given wrong or not attempted.
Question 2 – Why is the KMAT exam considered to be a difficult exam?
Answer – The KMAT exam is considered difficult because the candidates have to give the answers to 180 questions in 150 minutes.
Question 3 – Is it permissible for the candidates to carry the calculator to the KMAT exam hall?
Answer – The candidates will not allow carrying any of the digital gadgets to the exam center. If taken, will be considered in the use of UFM.
Question 4 – What kind of courses are available for the candidates after qualifying KMAT Exam?
Answer – The candidates who qualify for the KMAT exam will get admission to the Management colleges in the MBA streams in the courses that are AICTE approved.
Question 5 – Is the candidates can get admission in the Master's courses in the computer science or application fields through KMAT?
Answer – The candidates who qualify for the KMAT exam can get admission in the computer science courses and also even in the Master of Computer Application.
Question 6 – Is the KMAT is the Home-based remote proctored exam?
Answer – The KMAT is not the Home-based remote proctored exam for overcoming the security and cheating purposes by the candidates. The kind of exams was taken in the COVID times but if exam conducting authority wants the exam will be like that.
Question 7 – What happens when the candidate didn’t take the clear printout of the admit card?
Answer – The candidates who didn’t take the clear printout of their admit card will be detained from the exam and their entries in the exam hall will not be considered.
Question 8 – What are the additional things that the candidate needs to carry to the KMAT exam hall?
Answer – The candidates have to carry any one of the valid Governmental identity proofs with them to the KMAT Exam-hall for verifying their authenticity.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.