The Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association (KPPGCA) will conduct the Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) to fill the MBA and MCA seats in the private colleges where as the government seats will be filled in by the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT).
The decision was taken at a high-level meeting held by the Minister of Higher Education R V Deshpande with the KPPGCA on Monday.
Like last year, the government and the private colleges will share 50 per cent of the MBA and the MCA seats each in admissions.
The fee for the seats has been fixed at the Rs 53,000 for government quota and scores of the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) conducted by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) will be used in the seat selection process.
Dr M Prakash, Secretary, KPPGCA, said, “The Association will conduct KMAT on July 21 and the government has agreed upon the same terms as that of last year. The government quota seats will be filled in with the CMAT scores. There are 12,500 seats in the private colleges which will use the KMAT scores for admission.”
“The government has also agreed for `53,000 fee as tuition fee along with the additional fee which will be charged by the individual institutions as per the Supreme Court Order.
The last date for sending in applications for KMAT is July 12. Till date the association has received 14,000 applications for KMAT 2013,” Prakash said.
The counselling for the CMAT students will begin from August 3 and will be conducted by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA).