KMAT 2023 Session I: Apply by 18th January

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Office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Housing Board Buildings, Santhi Nagar, Thiruvananthapuram-695001 has invited applications for the Kerala Management Aptitude Test-(KMAT-2023) Session I Entrance Examination for admission to Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programme in Kerala.

Eligibility: Indians and Non-Indians are eligible to apply. But, only Keralite candidates are eligible for all types of reservation or fee concession. There is no restriction on age.

Applicant should have completed the Bachelors Degree of minimum three years’ duration in the field of Arts, Science, Engineering, Commerce, Management or equivalent. Those who are appearing for the final year of the qualifying examinations are also eligible to apply, provided their results are declared before the commencement of the admission process for the KMAT 2023. Applicant should have attained the minimum marks as stipulated for admission to MBA course by the respective universities to which the candidate wishes to apply.

Test pattern: The Entrance Examination (Computer Based Test) will be conducted across all districts in Kerala on 19.02.2023(Sunday). It will be of 3 hours’ duration and will consist of 180 Objective Type questions of four marks each (Total 180x4=720). For every wrong answer one mark will be deducted. The questions will be based on (i) English Language Usage and Reading Comprehension (50 Questions) (ii) Quantitative Aptitude (50 Questions) (iii) Data sufficiency and Logical Reasoning (40 Questions) (iv) General Knowledge and current affairs (40 Questions). Time schedule and other instructions regarding the examination will be notified later.

Qualifying Marks: General category candidates/SEBC candidates who secure minimum of 10% marks (72 marks) and SC/ST/PD category candidates securing minimum of 7.5% marks (54 marks) will be eligible for admission to MBA course in various Universities/Departments and affiliated management colleges including the autonomous management colleges in Kerala.

Application: Applications can be submitted online at till 4 pm on 18.01.2023. Application fee is Rs.1000/- (Rs.750/- for SC/ST candidates) to be remitted online (Internet Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card) or by way of cash at any of the Head/Sub Post Offices in Kerala using e-challan that would be available while applying online.

Detailed instructions are available in the Notification that can be downloaded from

Information bulletin is also available at the website.

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