KMAT Exam Analysis

KMAT 2018 Karnataka Exam Analysis with expected cut offs in top MBA colleges of Bangalore and Karnataka will be Published immediately after the exam is over. KPPGCA while conducting Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2018 is expected to place a moderate difficulty level exam. Since the exam does not impose the penalty of negative marking, the cut off scores may go high.

 

Verbal Ability and Reading comprehension section as reflected last year, in KMAT 2017 exam reveals that KMAT 2018 will have a moderate question pattern with low difficulty level. Since there is no percentile score calculation is proposed in KMAT 2018 result declaration, the score awarded to the test takers will suffice to enable them to apply in any of the 160+ B-schools located in Bangalore and rest of Karnataka without any regional preference. 
 

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA) earlier had released Mock Test for KMAT to help test-takers to know the KMAT test pattern and practice the question type to avoid any confusion on the test day. 

 

KMAT 2018: How will it look?
KMAT 2018 exam pattern would consist of objective multiple choice questions (MCQs). Total number of questions and total marks in KMAT are as follows-

Test
Questions
Total Marks
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
40
 40
Quantitative Ability
40
 40
Logical Reasoning
40
 40
Total
120
120

 

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2018, like last year KMAT, will be the gateway to MBA/PGDM/MCA programmes in more than 160 institutes located in Bangalore and Karnataka. In 2016, it was the first time that KMAT was conducted as National test offering equal admission opportunity to all the candidates across India. 

 

Questions in KMAT exam remained as per the syllabus announced by KPPGCA. KMAT 2018 would also have the questions based on Grammar, vocabulary, sentence completion, synonyms, antonyms, comprehension of passages etc. There were questions on understanding of the contents of the passages and choice of appropriate words, phrases, expressions and similar language skills. This includes the passages with questions based on their contents to test comprehension. 

 

Moderate difficulty MCQs in Verbal Ability
The Verbal Ability section which usually frightens many candidates did not pose high difficulty before the test takers in the first national level KMAT last year. You may anticipate following type of questions in KMAT 2018. If you prepare well and practice a little, you can score high in this section of KMAT 2018.

 

Directions for Questions: Read the sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the number of that part as your answer. Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.

 

Q.1. I am contacting you (A) / sometime in next week (B) / to explain to you (C) / my problem in detail (D). 
A (A)
B (B)
C (C)
D (D) 

 

Q.2. His speech was (A)/ judged by many (B) / as one of the most important speech (C) / given in the function (D)
A (A)
B (B)
C (C)
D (D) 

 

Directions Find the nearest correct meaning or synonym of the words given below

 

Q.3 EAGER
(A) Cleaver
(B) Euphemistic
(C) Ardent
(D) Devoted 

 

Q.4 DEIFY
(A) Face
(B) Worship
(C) Flatter
(D) Challenge

 

Directions for Questions 5– 8: Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) & (F) in proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the question below them.

 

A. First war of independence took place in 1857 
B. East India Company came to India in 1600 with business motive
C. hence,Quit India Movement of 1942 was mobilised to push back the Britishers 
D. It spread its wings all our the country despite declaring its business intentions
E. Giving a serious thought on global situation our leaders found it the right moment to start Nation-wide movement
F. Second world war, that began in 1939 started to show its impact globally 

 

Q.5 Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
A) A
B) B
C) C
D) D

 

Q.6 Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
A) B
B) C
C) D
D) F

 

Q.7 Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
A) A
B) B
C) C
D) E

 

Q.8 Which of the following will be the LAST sentence after rearrangement? 
A) A
B) B
C) C
D) D

 

Answer Keys

Q.No. 1
Q.No. 2
Q.No. 3
Q.No. 4
Q.No. 5
Q.No. 6
Q.No. 7
Q.No. 8
B
C
C
B
B
C
A
C

 

Quantitative Ability
Out of the 40 questions in this section in KMAT, around 18 questions were based on Arithmetic like Interest, Percentages, Time and Work, Averages Percentage, Profit, Loss, Partnership. The questions were a little time consuming although were moderately difficult. Other questions consisted of Venn diagrams, Equations, Ratio, Proportion & Variation, Geometry & Mensuration, Permutation and Combinations, Probability.
 

 

The questions were moderate and those who practiced more could attempt more questions in this section. Higher percentile would be waiting for those candidates who did this section well.

 

Reasoning
This section in KMAT exam had 20 MCQs. More number of questions on Analytical and logical reasoning and fewer questions were there on Critical reasoning. Questions were based on calendar, distribution, assertions reasons, blood relations, analogies, direction, series, statements. The questions were formed in sets as well as individual questions. The section was a little lengthy with moderate level of difficulty.