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KMAT Kerala 2022: Dates, Eligibility, Registration, Form Correction, Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Cut Off

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Shruti Sharma

Content Curator | Updated On - Dec 16, 2021

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.

KMAT Kerala 2022 Highlights

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)
Exam Level State
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
Question Type Objective-Type
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
Official Website https://kmat2021.azurewebsites.net/#no-back-button
KMAT Helpline +91 080 23444555 +91 9513270139 info@kmatindia.com

KMAT Kerala 2022 Exam Dates

The exam dates for the KMAT Kerala 2022 are mentioned below in the table. 

Events Dates
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

KMAT Kerala 2022 Courses Offered

Given below are the courses offered after a candidate qualifies for KMAT Kerala 2022.

Courses Stream
MBA Data Science
MBA Business management
MBA Commerce
MBA Banking
MBA Marketing
MBA Human Resource

KMAT Kerala 2022 Eligibility

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.

Events Details
Nationality Indian
Qualifications Must hold a 3 years bachelor’s degree 
Age Limit No upper age limit

KMAT Kerala 2022 Application Form

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.

  • Step1- Go to the official website of the KMAT Kerala 2022
  • Step2- Then click on ‘new registration’
  • Step3- Fill in the details like- Name, DOB, Gender, Category, and Email Address.
  • Step4- Then click on submit
  • Step5- For future login, an application number and password will be generated.
  • Step6- Now enter the application number and password for login.
  • Step7- Enter the asked details properly like- Academic Details, and Contact Details.
  • Step8- Then click on save and continue.
  • Step9- Now pay the application form fee via credit/debit card or through Bank transfers.
  • Step10- After paying the fee of the application form, click on the ‘go to the next button’
  • Step11- Now upload a scanned image of passport size photograph along with the signature.
  • Step12- The size of the photograph and the signature should be equal to or less than 40 KB of 150 X 200pixel in the jpg format.
  • Step13- Now click on submit and proceed.

KMAT Kerala 2022 Application Form Fee

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
General INR 1000

KMAT Kerala 2022 Exam Centers

The expected exam centers for the KMAT Kerala 2022 are listed below in the table.

Thiruvananthapuram Kollam
Alappuzha Pathanamthitta
Kottayam Idukki
Ernakulam Thrissur
Palakkad Malappuram
Kozhikode Wayanad
Kannur Kasargod

KMAT Kerala 2022 Admit Card

The candidates are advised to download KMAT Kerala 2022 Admit Card as soon as it releases. Given below are the steps for the same. 

  • Step1- Go to the official website of the KMAT Kerala 2022
  • Step2- By using the application number and password, log in to the official portal of the university.
  • Step3- Now click on the tab showing ‘download admit card’
  • Step4- Lastly, download the admit card and take the printout of your admit card for future references.

KMAT Kerala 2022 Exam Pattern

All the details regarding the exam pattern are mentioned below in a given table.

Particulars Details
Exam mode Online
Type of questions Multiple-choice questions
Number of questions 180 questions
Language English
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

KMAT Kerala 2022 Section-Wise Exam Pattern

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
Quantitative aptitude 50 200
Data sufficiency and logical reasoning 40 160
General knowledge and contemporary business scenarios 40 160
Total 180 720

KMAT Kerala 2022 Syllabus

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
Comprehensive Passage Mensuration Charts -
- Calculus - -
- Geometry - -

KMAT Kerala 2022 Preparation Tips

The preparation tips for the KMAT Kerala 2022 are mentioned below-

  • Check the complete exam pattern and syllabus
  • Make a proper timetable including all the subjects and follow it strictly for studies
  • Try to solve the previous year and sample papers
  • Participate in the mock tests
  • Make proper notes of each subject and revise all the notes from time to time

KMAT Kerala 2022 Important Books

The books that help the interested candidates in doing their preparation properly for the exam are mentioned below in a table- 

Books Publishers/ Author
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

KMAT Kerala 2022 Answer Key

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. 

  • Visit the official website. 
  • Log in to the portal by entering valid credentials. 
  • Click on the link for the answer key. 
  • Check your details and download the answer key for future reference.

KMAT Kerala 2022 Results

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.

  • Step1- Go to the official website of the KMAT Kerala 2022
  • Step2- Then click on the ‘MBA Kerala 2022: Candidate Portal’
  • Step3- Enter the ‘KMAT application number and password
  • Step4- Now download the KMAT exam result and then take a printout for future references.

KMAT Kerala 2022 Rank Card

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.

KMAT Kerala 2022 Counselling

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-

  • Admit card of KMAT Kerala 2022
  • Scorecard of KMAT Kerala 2022
  • Category certificate
  • Domicile certificate
  • Migration certificate
  • Mark sheets of high school and intermediate
  • Passport size photographs

KMAT Kerala 2022 Seat Allotment

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

KMAT Kerala 2022 Cut-off

Given below is the expected cutoff for KMAT Kerala 2022.

Category KMAT Kerala 2022 expected cutoff marks
General category 72
SEBC category 72
SC/ ST category 54

KMAT Kerala 2022 FAQs

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.


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