ATMA EXAM

ATMA EXAM

Course Description

Overview

ATMA (AIMS Test for Management Admissions) is a national-level entrance exam conducted by AIMS (Association of Indian Management School). It is a single-window test held for admission to various post-graduate programs like  MBA, PGDM, MMS, etc. The exam is scheduled 4-5 times in a year. More than 500 colleges in India accept ATMA scores for admissions.

At one time, almost 20,000 candidates appear for ATMA. The difficulty level of the exam is less than that of CAT, XAT, etc. and almost equivalent to exams like CMAT, MAT, etc.

Eligibility criteria

The eligibility criteria for the ATMA (AIMS Test for Management Admissions) exam:

1. Educational Qualification: Candidates must have completed a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university or institution.

2. Minimum Marks: Candidates must have obtained at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in their qualifying examination.

3. Age Limit: There is no age limit to apply for the ATMA exam.

4. Nationality: Candidates of any nationality can apply for the ATMA exam.

It is important to note that the eligibility criteria may be subject to change based on the rules and regulations of the participating institutes. Candidates should refer to the official notification or website for the latest eligibility criteria details.

Exam pattern

The exam pattern for the ATMA (AIMS Test for Management Admissions) exam:

1. Mode of Exam: The ATMA exam is conducted in online (computer-based) mode.

2. Duration: The duration of the exam is 180 minutes (3 hours).

3. Number of Questions: The ATMA exam consists of 180 multiple-choice questions (MCQs).

4. Sections: The exam is divided into six sections, with each section consisting of 30 questions. The sections are Analytical Reasoning Skills, Verbal Skills, Quantitative Skills, Verbal Skills – II, Analytical Reasoning Skills – II, and Quantitative Skills – II.

5. Marking Scheme: Each correct answer carries one mark, and there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer.

6. Difficulty Level: The difficulty level of the ATMA exam is moderate to high.

It is important to note that the exam pattern may be subject to change based on the decision of the exam conducting authority. Candidates should refer to the official website or notification for the latest exam pattern details.

Syllabus

The syllabus for the ATMA (AIMS Test for Management Admissions) exam:

Section 1: Analytical Reasoning Skills

– Coding-Decoding

– Verbal Logic

– Circular Arrangement

– Blood Relations

– Number Series

– Analogy

– Statement–Conclusion

– Syllogism

– Direction

– Data Sufficiency

Section 2: Verbal Skills

– Reading Comprehension

– Sentence Correction

– Synonyms

– Antonyms

– Vocabulary

– Para-jumbles

Section 3: Quantitative Skills

– Number System

– Simple Interest and Compound Interest

– Profit and Loss

– Mixtures and Alligations

– Time and Work

– Time, Speed and Distance

– Percentages

– Algebra

– Geometry

– Mensuration

Section 4: Verbal Skills – II

– Reading Comprehension

– Sentence Correction

– Synonyms

– Antonyms

– Vocabulary

– Para-jumbles

Section 5: Analytical Reasoning Skills – II

– Coding-Decoding

– Verbal Logic

– Circular Arrangement

– Blood Relations

– Number Series

– Analogy

– Statement–Conclusion

– Syllogism

– Direction

– Data Sufficiency

Section 6: Quantitative Skills – II

– Number System

– Simple Interest and Compound Interest

– Profit and Loss

– Mixtures and Alligations

– Time and Work

– Time, Speed and Distance

– Percentages

– Algebra

– Geometry

– Mensuration

Application fee

ATMA Registration Fee ComponentATMA Exam Fee
ATMA Registration FeeRs.2000/-
ATMA Fee For North East Students (50% Off)Rs.1000/-
ATMA Exam Fee For Female Candidates (25% Off)Rs.1500/-
MBA/PGDM Programme Application FeeAs per the Institute’s Application Fee

How to apply

Here are the steps to apply for the ATMA (AIMS Test for Management Admissions) exam:

1. Visit the official website of ATMA: https://www.atmaaims.com/

2. Click on the ‘Registration’ tab on the home page.

3. Fill in the required personal and educational details in the registration form.

4. Upload scanned copies of your photograph and signature in the prescribed format.

5. Pay the application fee through the online payment gateway.

6. After successful payment, you will receive a confirmation email and SMS on your registered email address and mobile number.

7. Take a printout of the application form and keep it safe for future reference.

ATMA FAQ

  • What is the ATMA exam?
    The ATMA exam is a national-level entrance exam conducted by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) for admission to various postgraduate management programs offered by participating institutions.
  • What is the eligibility criteria for ATMA?
    The eligibility criteria for ATMA may vary depending on the participating institution and program. Generally, candidates must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.
  • What is the exam pattern for ATMA?
    The ATMA exam consists of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) from six sections, namely Analytical Reasoning Skills, Verbal Skills, Quantitative Skills, Verbal Skills, Analytical Reasoning Skills, and General Awareness. The exam duration is 180 minutes, and the total number of questions is 180.
  • What is the application fee for ATMA?
    The application fee for ATMA is generally around INR 1298. However, the exact amount of the application fee may vary depending on the year and the mode of payment selected by the candidate.
  • How can I apply for the ATMA exam?
    Candidates can apply for the ATMA exam online by visiting the official website and following the registration and application process.
  • When is the ATMA exam conducted?
    The ATMA exam is conducted multiple times a year. Candidates should refer to the official website or notification for the latest exam date and schedule.