KPPGCA Secretary Dr. B. Prakash said that from this academic year 2013-14 admissions to the management quota seats to be filled through the KMAT scores.
Recently, Supreme court ordered that the states and colleges affiliated to the AICTE do not need to permission to begin Management courses admissions from AICTE.
Earlier, AICTE sent a notice to all affiliated colleges that admissions to the management courses conducted through the CMAT scores.
Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) is conducted admission in to Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Computer Application (MCA) courses offered by AICTE approved university affiliated Self Financing colleges in Karnataka.
There are 157 B-schools, which will accept the scores of KMAT scores. KPPGCA has in its fold over 169 member institutions which are affiliated to respective universities in Karnataka.
Prakash said, "The Supreme Court judgement has made it extremely clear that any directive of the AICTE has no standing. Based on this, we filed a petition in the Karnataka High Court, contending that CMAT, to, was therefore not valid. Two days ago, we got an order to go ahead with KMAT."