Exam Date : July 19, 2020

UGAT AIMA is the national level exam for admission into courses such as Integrated MBA, BBA, BHM, B.Com etc. The exam tests the aptitude and general intelligence of a candidate and allows them to choose a maximum of 5 choices from the list of the participating institutes. Want to know more about the exam? Read this complete article to get a fair idea about the preparation, exam pattern and more.

Latest Update:

  • July 14, 2020: The admit card for AIMA UGAT 2020 is released. Click here for the direct link.
  • AIMA has introduced a remote proctor-based test UGAT IBT 2020 so that candidates can take the test from the safety of their homes. UGAT 2020 IBT mode will be conducted on July 19, 2020.
  • Candidates who have previously applied for PBT can change to the IBT mode and this can be done visiting the application portal and change the mode of examination before June 21, 2020.


What is AIMA UGAT?

All India Management Association is commonly abbreviated as AIMA. The All India Management Association Under Graduate Aptitude Test is also known as AIMA UGAT.

AIMA was established in 1957 to provide candidates with better access to various colleges across India. AIMA UGAT is a national level entrance exam. It offers admission to various undergraduate programs like Integrated Master of Business Administration (IMBA), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA), Bachelor of Human Sevice - Police Studies (BHSP), etc.

Various Management Colleges across India admits candidate into various courses based on the score obtained by the candidate in AIMA UGAT.

Exam Details of AIMA UGAT
Particulars Details
Name of the Examination All India Management Association Undergraduate Aptitude Test
Abbreviation AIMA UGAT
Conducting Body All India Management Association (AIMA)
Exam for Course Level UG Level
Exam mode Online and offline mode
Level of exam National Level
Duration of the Exam 180 minutes
Courses offered BCA, BBA, IMBA, BHMP, B.Com, BHM

AIMA UGAT 2020 Exam Date

The dates listed here are declared by the All India Management Association (AIMA). The dates are different for Paper-based Test (IBT) and Remote Proctored Internet-based Test (IBT).

  • The AIMA UGAT 2020 PBT application form will be available from February 5, 2020 on the official website and the last date to submit the form is June 7, 2020. For AIMA UGAT 2020 IBT, the last date to apply is June 15, 2020.
  • AIMA UGAT 2020 admit card will be released on June 9, 2020 for PBT and on June 17 for IBT.
  • The PBT exam will be conducted on July 19, 2020 and the IBT exam will be conducted on January 1, 1970.

The list of AIMA UGAT 2020 Important Dates are given in the table below:

Exam dates for AIMA UGAT
Important Events Dates (Tentative)
Application Form Start Date February 5, 2020
Application Form Last Date June 7, 2020 (for PBT)
June 21, 2020 (for IBT)
Release of Admit Card June 9, 2020 (for PBT)
June 17, 2020 (for IBT)
Exam Dates PBT- January 1, 1970
IBT- July 19, 2020 and January 1, 1970
Results Date 1st week of July 2020 (Tentative)

AIMA UGAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The AIMA has set up some criteria that are needed to be cleared by the candidates who wish to take the exam.

  • Candidates who have completed their class XII with a minimum of 50% can participate in the AIMA UGAT 2020.
  • The minimum age of the candidate should be 17 as of when appearing for the exam.
  • Candidates who are appearing for their qualifying exam (10+2) are also eligible to take the exam.

Note: The application submitted should be clearing all of the criteria mentioned by the AIMA. If found otherwise the application will be rejected and there would be no refund of the application fee.

AIMA UGAT 2020 Application Form

Eligible candidates can apply for the AIMA UGAT 2020 exam through the official website only.

  • After the candidate submits the AIMA UGAT 2020 application form online, he/she must make the application form fee payment through online mode.
  • The fee for AIMA UGAT 2020 application form has to be paid by Credit/Debit Card/Internet Banking/UPI.
  • AIMA UGAT 2020 application form fee will be INR 650/-. There will be no separate fee for reserved category students.
  • Candidates applying should upload all the appropriate documents of photograph and signature.

The following table contains the list of details and the corresponding criteria that are to be filled in the application form.

Details that are needed to be filled in the UGAT Application Form
Details Asked Filling criteria
Candidates Name The name should be written according to the SSC/ X standard/ Equivalent Records
Fathers Name
Mother Name
Date of Birth Date of Birth should be written in the format DD/MM/YYYY
Address Enter the communication details
Category Choose category from General/ OBC/ SC/ ST
Marital Status Select options from Married or Unmarried
Gender Choose among Male, Female, Transgender and Other

How to prepare for AIMA UGAT?

There are three things that any candidate should have if they are preparing for AIMA UGAT exam or any entrance exam for that matter. They are determination, patience and perseverance. The strong determination to crack the exam at any cost, enormous patience to go through the journey of preparation to achieve the goal and finally the perseverance to not be disappointed when facing difficulties along the way. To cultivate these three things before you start your preparation.

Create a Custom Timetable

The first and the most important step in an entrance exam preparation is the preparation of a custom schedule. That custom schedule is such a way that it provides the most efficient sessions for preparations from parts of your daily routines. The schedules must include time for solving sample papers and also periodic sessions for revisions of completed topics. Once you have created a good schedule you need to stick to the exam is finished.

Speed and Accuracy Matters

The AIMA UGAT exam contains 130 questions that are to be answered in a time frame of 2 hours. That means on average you have less than a minute to answer each of the questions. All the questions may be relatively easy but the real challenge lies in getting through all of the questions in that less time. So you need to answer the questions accurately and go through them without looking back in doubt. This speed and accuracy can only be cultivated with the help of intense practising of mock tests and practice papers. Find and solve every paper you can get your hands upon.

Section Wise Approach

There are a total of 4 sections in the AIMA UGAT Exam. In the preparation process, you need to find out the sections you are more strong and in which sections you need a little more practice. Also, during the exam, you need to make sure that you finish the sections that you are strong much quicker so that you could transfer that extra time earned to the sections that you need to take more time. Remember that there will be sectional cutoffs and you need to clear each and every one of those cutoffs to crack the exam.

AIMA UGAT 2020 Admit Card

Eligible candidates will be able to download the AIMA UGAT 2020 admit card from the official website.

  • The admit card will be available only on the official website.
  • It will not be sent to the candidate by post in any case.
  • The AIMA UGAT 2020 admit card will have two parts. One part will be retained by the invigilators and the other part will be returned to the candidates.
  • Admit card will contain a detailed description of the exam centre.
  • It will have a lot of instructions which should be carried by the candidates.

AIMA UGAT 2020 Exam Centres

AIMA UGAT 2020 exam will be conducted in various cities across India. Candidates should be present in the exam centre 90 minutes prior to the exam. AIMA UGAT 2020 admit card will contain all the details about the exam centre.

The following table contains the list of exam centres with their corresponding test city codes.

List of AIMA UGAT Test Centres Across India
Test City Code Test City State / U.T.
701 Guwahati Assam
101 Chandigarh Chandigarh
102 Delhi NCR Delhi
401 Goa Goa
301 Ahmedabad Gujarat
302 Surat
113 Jammu Jammu & Kashmir
114 Srinagar
803 Ranchi Jharkhand
503 Bengaluru Karnataka
403 Bhopal Madhya Pradesh
402 Mumbai Maharashtra
797 Aizwal Mizoram
706 Bhubaneswar Odisha
306 Jaipur Rajasthan
606 Chennai Tamil Nadu
501 Hyderabad Telangana
207 Lucknow Uttar Pradesh
211 Dehradun Uttarakhand
711 Kolkata West Bengal

AIMA UGAT 2020 Syllabus

AIMA UGAT syllabus will be different for different exams. Candidates should know the AIMA UGAT 2020 syllabus before they start their preparation. The questions will be asked from subjects like English, Numerical and Data Analysis, Reasoning and Intelligence, and General Knowledge.

The following table contains the sections and their corresponding contents.

Contents of Each Section in AIMA UGAT
English Language Numerical and Data Analysis Reasoning and General Intelligence General Knowledge
Verbal Reasoning Geometry (Lines, Angles, Spheres etc) Coding & Decoding Government and Politics
Sentence Completion Number System Visual Reasoning Famous Personalities
Fill in the Blanks HCF & LCM Pie Chart Business
One-Word Substitution Algebra Puzzles Economy
Contextual Usage Ratios and Proportion Arrangement History
Syllogisms Work and Time Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments Geography
Sentence Correction Percentages Multi-Dimensional Arrangements Static GK
Idioms Averages Course of Action Current Affairs
Analogies Profit and Loss Graphs Representing Area
Different Usage of Same Word In-equations Quadratic and Linear Equations Series
Antonyms Geometric Progression Family Tree
Jumbled Paragraphs Partnership (Accounts) Numeric Grid
Foreign Language words used in English Time-Speed-Distance Blood Relations
Critical Reasoning
Statement Conclusions
Column Graphs

AIMA UGAT 2020 Exam Pattern

AIMA UGAT 2020 exam will be conducted in both online and offline mode. AIMA UGAT 2020 exam pattern will be different for different courses. Also, the total number of questions is different for different courses.

Marking Scheme:

  • One mark will be awarded for every correct answer.
  • There is negative marking of (-1/3) for wrong answers in the exam.

Test Duration:

  • The exam duration for the papers of IMBA, BBA, BCA, B.Com is of 2 hours.
  • The exam duration for the paper BHM is of 3 hours.

The following table shows the distribution of questions across the 4 sections.

Exam pattern for AIMA UGAT exam
Section No. of Questions
English Language 40
Numerical and Data Analysis 30
Reasoning and General Intelligence 30
General Knowledge 30
Total 130

AIMA UGAT 2020 Results

The AIMA UGAT 2020 result will be declared on the official website tentatively in the first week of July 2020. Candidates will be able to download it using their credentials.

How to check AIMA UGAT result online?

Follow the steps given below to access your AIMA UGAT 2020 results from the official website.

  • Step 1: Visit the official web portal of AIMA (All India Management Association) and select the testing services.
  • Step 2: Select AIMA UGAT 2020 from the drop-down list.
  • Step 3: After being redirected, click on the "UGAT Results" tab.
  • Step 4: Enter the necessary details i.e the nine-digit roll number and six-digit form number, and then click on the 'Submit' button.
  • Step 5: The result will be displayed and you would be able to download it and take a print out if necessary.

Tie-Breaking Criteria

If there are candidates who have secured the same marks in the AIMA UGAT 2020 exam, then the following methods are used to break the tie and award appropriate ranks.

  • Candidate with a higher percentage of marks in the qualifying exam will be ranked higher.
  • If the tie still persists, then the candidate who is senior in age will be ranked higher in the order of merit.

AIMA UGAT 2020 Cutoff

The conducting body AIMA doesn't release the official cutoffs for the AIMA UGAT exam. Rather the participating institutes will release their separate cutoffs after the results for the exam are released. The students who have secured more than the cutoff marks will be shortlisted for the selection process for that institute.

The merit list will be prepared based on the cutoffs. The cutoff marks are prepared by keeping the following factors in mind.

  • Previous year cutoff
  • Difficulty levels of the AIMA UGAT exam
  • Number of candidates that have appeared for the exam
  • Reservation norms followed by the institutes.
  • The total number of seats for allotment.

AIMA UGAT 2020 Counselling

Candidates will be able to participate in the counselling based on the marks scored in the AIMA UGAT 2020. AIMA UGAT 2020 counselling will be conducted on different dates in different colleges. Different colleges have different counselling procedure. Candidates should be present in the allotted time and place to get admission through AIMA UGAT. The selection process is comprised of the Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds.

Candidates need to carry all the important documents for verification during the AIMA UGAT 2020 counselling process.

  • 10th mark-sheet
  • 12th mark-sheet of the qualifying examination
  • Transfer certificate and migration certificate
  • Admit card of UGAT 2020
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • In case the result is awaited, evidence of appearing in qualifying exams
  • Income certificate for SC/ ST/ OBC candidates
  • Four passport size photographs similar to the one uploaded at the time of filling the application form
  • Self-attested photocopies of all the documents.

AIMA UGAT Contact Details

In case of any discrepancies at any stage of the exam, make sure to contact the official authorities. Their contact information is given below:


All India Management Association
Management House
14, Institutional Road, Lodhi Road,
New Delhi 110003, India
Email: [email protected]


Frequently Asked Questions

AIMA UGAT is conducted once a year in the month of May.

The exam is conducted in offline mode which is a paper and pen-based exam.

The AIMA UGAT score is only valid for that particular session for most MI's.

The AIMA UGAT is held across all major cities in the country. Check out the list of test cities to know more about them.

To apply for the exam a candidate must have cleared 10+2 from a recognized board. Candidates who are appearing for the exam can also apply for the exam.

The UGAT exam an objective type test and is designed to measure a candidate's general aptitude and technical skills.

Candidates can download their scorecard from the official web portal of the AIMA by entering their registration number and roll number.

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Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • Basically, any student must be 12th pass with an aggregate of 65% Minimum 60% passing marks in English is also required as per to fulfill the eligibility criteria.
  • As per gaining all of the above criteria, the student had to fill an online registration form then a further process of a situational round is held followed by GD & PI.
  • After completing these all rounds with a satisfactory performance, an admission letter is been issued with a booklet accessing all the required documents you had to make with yourself present at the time of orientation.
  • An entrance examination is not required but taking AIMA UGAT has its own preference.
  • An aggregate 65% overall with a 60% passing marks in English are the required cutoffs.

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