Candidates often find themselves on the nerves as and when the exam date approaches near. This is a psychological phenomenon as the last minute jitters sometime trigger stress. However, it should be noted that not all stress are negative, some stress a positive as well which motivates candidates to strive for better and work hard. In this article you will read about the last minute tips to prepare for the KMAT Karnataka MBA entrance exam.
As per the official notification, KPPGCA is expected to conduct KMAT Karnataka 2020 on 23rd August 2020. The KMAT exam is an important milestone for the candidates appearing for it as it opens gates to admission in top colleges of Bangalore and other parts of Karnataka state.
Let’s take a look at some important last minute tips and strategies that are essential for the candidates to remember to avoid the exam jitters.
KMAT Exam Pattern and Syllabus – List of Expected Topics
Beginning with the KMAT exam syllabus, it is important to revise all the topics in passing to ensure that you have read everything expected in the exam. In case, feel less confident about any concept, revise it properly and do not panic.
KMAT Exam Syllabus
Take a look at the list of topics expected in KMAT exam from all the sections:-
Verbal Ability – Grammar, Vocabulary words, idioms, synonyms, antonyms, Phrases, Reading comprehension
Quantitative Aptitude – Arithmatic, Algebra, Geometry, Modern Maths (Permutations and Combinations, Probability, AP and GP), Graphs, Charts and Lines
Logical and Abstract Reasoning – Analogy, verbal reasoning, blood relations, puzzles, family tree, syllogisms, statement correction, strong and weak arguments, coding and decoding, Calendars and clocks, and Critical reasoning
KMAT Exam Pattern
It is advisable to re-look the exam pattern so that you are able to strategise effective time management strategy before the D-day
KMAT is an offline (pen and paper based) exam which is conducted for the duration of 120 minutes. Aspirants have to answer 120 MCQ based questions. Each section carries 40 question of 1 mark each. There is no negative marking in the exam.
KMAT Last Minute Preparation – A day before the exam
Before the exam day, candidates should warm up so that there is no chaos on the D-day. Here are some tips that you can follow to appear for the exam smoothly.
- Keep your KMAT Karnataka Admit card ready along with one photo identity proof.
- Revise and analyse the KMAT Mock test for which you appeared during the preparation period
- Do not try to solve any mock test as you might panic at the last moment due to performance anxiety in the exam.
- Enquire about the exam location of the test center so that you reach on time on the D-day. Use Google Maps to find out the expected time it will take from your home to reach KMAT test center
KMAT Last Minute Preparation – On the D-Day
When the D-day arrives, it is time to calmly follow the tips mentioned as under:-
- Reach the KMAT test center on time. The reporting time is mentioned on the KMAT admit Card, follow that time to reach on time
- Cooperate with the staff and discharge all the formalities related to Candidate verification.
- When you get the question paper, take a cursory glance at the paper and try to strategize which section to attempt first.
- Attempt those questions first about which you are confident. Make proper use of the Rough Sheet to solve the questions.
- After you have solved the question paper, try to attempt the rest of the questions as there is no negative marking in the exam.
- Revise the questions that you solved before submitting the answer sheet/OMR sheet.
- Even if you have finished the exam, don’t create panic to leave the examination hall. Seek the permission of the invigilator and do as directed.
About KMAT Karnataka MBA Entrance Exam
KMAT Karnataka is one of the most sought after exams for seeking admission in the top B-schools of Karnataka. Bangalore, the capital city of Karnataka, is popularly known as Silicone Valley. A lot of aspirants hope to join top-notch B-Schools in the vicinity of the tech city of India with a hope to achieve best placements. KMAT is conducted by Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA). The exam is a gateway to more than 150+ B-schools/ MBA colleges.
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