ATMA 2020: Registration (Open), Exam Date, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, Counselling

Exam Date : May 24, 2020
Result Date : May 29, 2020

ATMA is the Entrance Exam for MBA Candidates. ATMA Exam is the next best alternative for all MBA aspirants who are unable to crack major exams like CAT, XAT, IIFT. ATMA provides admission into renowned universities like Christ University (Bangalore), Prin L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research (Mumbai).

The syllabus of ATMA prescribes 6 sections and each of them has multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Some more information about ATMA Fees, colleges accepting the score is discussed here below.

Latest Update: ATMA May 2020 Registration process has started. Interested candidates can start filling up the application in online mode and submit the application along with the fees before May 18, 2020.

What is ATMA?

ATMA Exam is a management entrance test, the full form of ATMA is Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) Test for Management Admissions. The latest ATMA exam conducted on May 24, 2020.

Candidates can write ATMA 2020 and can take admissions into various postgraduate administration programs. Candidates can get admissions at Post Graduation level in Government/ University/ Private Aided/ Private Un-Aided MBA schools in India through ATMA 2020.

ATMA 2020 highlights
Events Highlights
Exam Name Association of Indian Management Schools Test for Management Admissions
Acronym ATMA
Conducting body The Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS)
Exam Level National level
Exam Category Postgraduate
Mode of Examination Computer-based (Online)
Test Duration 180 minutes
Courses MBA/ MCA/ MMS/ PGDM/ MCM/ PGDMA
Exam Stream Management Entrance Exam
Official Website www.atmaaims.com

Frequency: AIMS conducts this entrance exam 4-5 times a year in the months of February, May, June, July, and December.

Mode: AIMS conducts this entrance exam only as online (computer-based) examination.

Courses offered through ATMA: Candidates can take this to get into various administrative courses at Post Graduation Level. These courses include MBA, PGDM, PGDMA, MCM, MCA, MMS among others.

Difficulty level: AIMS conducts ATMA to assess and test the candidate’s skills. AIMS test 4 skills of candidates and they are comprehension skills, verbal reasoning capabilities, and numerical reasoning capabilities. When you look at the past trends of ATMA Exams, you can expect this exam and subsequent exams to have a moderate to hard difficulty.

Admissions: More than 100 MBA colleges located across India in Delhi/NCR, Jaipur, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune and other prominent cities accept ATMA 2020 Exam Score.

Some Top MBA Colleges like Welingkar Mumbai, Christ University, Department of Management Studies, Savitribai Phule Pune University accept ATMA score every year.

These colleges will shortlist deserving candidates based on their score and rank. Shortlisted candidates will be able to apply to various management courses of their choice.

ATMA Exam
ATMA Exam Details

ATMA 2020 Exam Dates

Candidates need to know the exam date and other ATMA important dates in order to plan ahead and prepare for the exam. Important dates and details are:

Application dates: The Application form was available on the official website. Candidates could fill it from February 13, 2020. The last date to submit the application form was May 18, 2020. But the last date of fee payment was February 1, 2020.

Admit Card Date: Candidates could download the admit card for the ATMA Entrance Exam 2020 from May 21, 2020.

Result Date: AIMS has announced the results on May 29, 2020 on the official website.

ATMA 2020 Syllabus

AIMS has divided the question paper into 6 sections. There are three major sections in the ATMA Exam generally. Each section has two parts.

Each of the six sections will have 30 questions in MCQ format. The order of the sections would not necessarily remain the same. The sequence may change from exam to exam.

Candidates can look at the prescribed ATMA 2020 Syllabus and prepare well for the exam. The three major sections in the syllabus are Quantitative Skills, Verbal Skills and Analytical Reasoning Skills. Various topics covered in these sections are:

Topics covered in Quantitative skills are:

  • Percentage
  • Time and Work
  • Pie Chart and Bar Graph
  • Profit and Loss
  • Number System
  • Mensuration
  • Time-Speed-Distance
  • Data Interpretation
  • Basic Arithmetic
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest
  • Algebra
  • Probability
  • Average
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Progression
  • Inequalities
  • Allegation
  • Ratio and Proportion Variations
  • Set Theory
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Functions
  • Logarithm
  • Series

Topics covered in the Verbal Skills section are:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Grammar
  • Jumbled Sentences
  • Word Meaning
  • Sentence Completion

In the analytical sections, questions will come these topics:

  • Strike the odd one out
  • Blood Relations
  • Analogy
  • An arrangement of letters
  • Visual Reasoning
  • Syllogism
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Verbal Logic
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Statement– Conclusion
  • Number Series

ATMA 2020 Eligibility

Candidates should know about eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. AIIMS sets the ATMA 2020 Eligibility Criteria, these criteria are:

Nationality: Only Indian candidates can apply for ATMA 2020.

Qualification: Candidates should have a bachelor's degree in any discipline and should have completed their bachelor's in a recognized university/institute.

Final year students: Students in their final year of graduation are also eligible to attempt ATMA.

CA candidates: Candidates who have completed CA can also apply for this exam.

Aggregate or Percentage: Students should have a minimum score of 50% in the bachelor's degree exam.

How to prepare for ATMA 2020?

ATMA is relatively easier than CAT. But the number of questions is more than CAT. One can use this to his/her advantage. So, let's discuss the preparation for ATMA.

Build on your concepts.

The basic concepts of Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation will remain same throughout. So, to effectively prepare for the questions, you should develop a strong basic understanding of each and every type of question. It will help you to solve any question in 1-2 minutes or even seconds.

Practice with clocking your speed.

Since the number of questions is very high. You should always give a designated amount of time to each question. Practice while keeping a stopwatch alongside. Focus on trying to solve the arithmetical calculations in your mind. This will save a lot of time. Always devote your time to the easier questions or the questions that you can do. Save your time for the ones that are difficult and time-consuming.

Don't attempt the doubtful ones.

You will be lured by the tricky questions. Be careful. If you don't know the question well, don't attempt it. There are chances that you will lose marks. Since a lot of questions will be there, the wrong ones will make your overall score very less. Hence, prepare well for the section you know the best and focus less on doubtful sections.

ATMA 2020 Registration

Eligible candidates can apply for this exam on the official website. Candidates can read the following information and get to know about the application process, application form details and about the various documents required.

How to apply for ATMA Exam?

You can apply for ATMA 2020 in online mode on the official website. Application form is available from February 13, 2020 to May 18, 2020. You can follow these brief steps to complete the ATMA 2020 application process:

  • Visit the official website and open the application form.
  • Fill the application form.
  • Make the payment through given options.
  • The application process is successful only after you have paid the fee.
  • After successful registration, you can take 2 printouts of the application form.

ATMA 2020 Application Form

The various details which you have to fill in the ATMA 2020 Application Form are:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Date of Birth
  • City
  • State/Union territory
  • Valid Email ID
  • Contact Number
  • Qualification details
  • Post qualification experience
  • Exam centre choice and
  • Institution choice.

Candidates can pay the application fee via credit card/debit card. The application fee is INR 1100 + 18% GST = INR 1298.

Documents required to apply for ATMA Exam

While filling the application form you need to have some documents and details ready, they are

  • Valid ID proof
  • Degree marks card (if applicable)
  • SSC marks card
  • HSC marks card
  • Post Graduation marks card (if applicable)
  • Experience Certificate (if applicable)

ATMA 2020 Exam Pattern

ATMA 2020 is a computer-based online test. The duration of this session is 3 hours. AIMS prepares the merit list for this just like CMAT, XAT and SNAP.

Negative Marking: There is a negative marking in this exam. 0.25 Mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer. So candidates have to be careful before answering any question, and they must be aware of the ATMA 2020 exam pattern so that it will help to prepare accordingly.

ATMA 2020 Admit Card

Admit card for the upcoming ATMA 2020 was released on May 21, 2020. More details for ATMA 2020 admit card is given below:

ATMA 2020 Admit card highlights
Category Details
Admit Card Availability Date 25th July 2020
Issued by Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS)
Mode of availability Online
Things Mentioned in the Admit Card Applicant’s Name, Roll Number, Test Centre’s Address, Photograph and Signature and Important Instructions
In case of any issues Contact- 040-23417875/76
Website www.atmaaims.com

How to download ATMA Admit Card?

Hall tickets were released on the official website and were available to download from May 21, 2020. You have to visit the official website and go to admit card portal. Then enter your credentials and download your ATMA 2020 Admit Card. Take a print out in an A4 size sheet.

ATMA 2020 Exam Centres

ATMA 2020 exam is held 4-5 times a year and across 28 centres in India. The list of Exam Centres for ATMA 2020 are given below:

ATMA 2020 Exam Centres
Serial No. Exam Centres State
1 Ahmedabad (Gandhi Nagar) Gujarat
2 Aurangabad Maharashtra
3 Beed Maharashtra
4 Bengaluru Karnataka
5 Bhubaneshwar Odisha
6 Bilaspur Chhattisgarh
7 Chandrapur Maharashtra
8 Chennai Tamil Nadu
9 Coimbatore Tamil Nadu
10 Guwahati Assam
11 Hyderabad Telangana
12 Indore Madhya Pradesh
13 Jaipur Rajasthan
14 Kolhapur Maharashtra
15 Kolkata West Bengal
16 Lucknow Uttar Pradesh
17 Mumbai Maharashtra
18 Nagpur Maharashtra
19 Nashik Maharashtra
20 Navi Mumbai Maharashtra
21 New Delhi Delhi
22 Patna Bihar
23 Pune Maharashtra
24 Raipur Chhattisgarh
25 Ranchi Jharkhand
26 Solapur Maharashtra
27 Thane Maharashtra
28 Vizag Andhra Pradesh

ATMA 2020 Result

ATMA has released the results for ATMA February Exam on May 29, 2020 and on their official website. For exams which are carried out in other months, ATMA will release results after the respective exam. Result Date will be available on the official site.

The candidates can check their ATMA 2020 Result online by visiting the official website. They have to log in using their credentials. Once logged in they can view their results.

ATMA 2020 Cut Off Marks

Cut-offs for ATMA 2020 have been provided in the table below. Cut off for different accepting institutes is also provided. You can get an idea about the fees of these B-schools from the table.

ATMA 2020 Cut off at a glance
MBA College Fee (in INR) ATMA 2020 Cutoff (Percentile)
PUMBA (MBA Pharma Biotech), Pune 2.45 lakhs 95
Prin L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (WeSchool), Mumbai 11 lakhs 90
Jaipuria Institute of Management Lucknow 9.25 lakhs 80
ISBM Pune: International School of Business & Media 8.9 lakhs 80
IPE Hyderabad: Institute of Public Enterprise 8 lakhs 80
IMS Ghaziabad: Institute of Management Studies 9.7 lakhs 80
SIES College of Management Studies, Navi Mumbai 7.2 lakhs 80
Jaipuria Institute of Management Noida 9.25 lakhs 85
Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management – VJIM Hyderabad 6.5 lakhs 75
PSGIM Coimbatore: PSG Institute of Management 8 lakhs 76
IBA Bangalore: Indus Business Academy 6.98 lakhs 90
IES MCRC Mumbai: IES Management College And Research Centre 7.2 lakhs 75
SCMS Cochin: SCMS Cochin School of Business 8.25 lakhs 70
EMPI New Delhi: EMPI Business School 6.95 lakhs 70
NDIM New Delhi: New Delhi Institute of Management 8.25 lakhs 80
FIIB New Delhi 7.2 lakhs 70
VESIM Mumbai: Vivekanand Education Society Institute of Management Studies Research 2.94 lakhs 75

ATMA 2020 Counselling

AIMS will release the counselling date on its official website. But only after the results are released. Students should update themselves about counselling date by checking the official website regularly.

You will be allotted seats in one of the five institutions through ATMA 2020 Counselling, which you had selected during registration. Seat allotment will depend on your rank and college cutoffs.

Check the colleges accepting ATMA

Frequently Asked Questions

The application fee is INR 1298/- (INR 1100/- + 18% GST).

The question paper will consist of 180 questions divided into 6 sections.

Candidates must carry their admit card. They must also carry two passport size photographs, photocopy of the registration form and ID proof with photograph (Aadhar card, driving license, etc).

You will get one mark for the right answer and you will lose 0.25 mark for the wrong answer.

No. Only Indian nationals can apply for this exam.

Candidates should have a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate from a university recognised by UGC.

Application form of ATMA can be found on the official website.

No. There isn't any domicile restriction.

Candidate should be at least 21 years of age while applying for ATMA.

Your documents will be verified during the counselling process.

AIMS will release ATMA 2020 results on the official website on February 13, 2020.

No. The admit card will be available online on the official website for ATMA.

If you have a tampered admit card, Authorities will not allow you to write the exam.

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Colleges which accept [ATMA]


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Karan
Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM], batch of 2021
03 Mar 2020
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
7/10

For PGDM and PGDM (IB) admission to JIMS, Kalkaji, candidates should have obtained a bachelor’s degree with 50% marks from any recognized university.

Selection of the candidates is based on CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT/ATMA score followed by Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI).



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CH
Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2021
09 Nov 2019
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Mba entrance exam like CAT, MAT, ATMA and ATMA cut off was 95 percentile. It is a very good college supportive faculty Many more useful activities



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Nikita
Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2019
30 Oct 2019
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

First the ATMA entrance conducted if we chock the entrance exam then we go to the admission procedure



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Pihu
Pgdm, batch of 2018
29 Sep 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The eligibility criteria were 90% in entrance and group discussions and interview. ATMA 2019 50% in graduation



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Jigar
Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM], batch of 2019
14 Apr 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
10/10

Eligibility is that you must be a graduate with a good score record and admission procedure is like there will be a case study analysis and 2 personal interviews and marks will be calculated on the basis of 10th score, 12th score, graduation score, case study analysis score, personal interview 1 score, personal interview 2 score and work experience score as well I gave ATMA entrance to enter Taxila business school in which I secured 95.51 percentile and was able to get a seat at this prestigious institution Cutoff ranges between 60-75 percentile.



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Koparapu
Master of Business Administration [MBA] (Operations Management), batch of 2018
24 Feb 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
8/10

Graduation with 60% and ATMA ( Eligibility) MAT (Entrance examination). 90% (cutoff)



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Vinay
Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2017
22 Jan 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
9/10

Candidates who have finished the graduation with a minimum score of 50% those students can apply for MBA course. Students will have to write an entrance exam like CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/ATMA to get eligible. Cutoff score is 50% for the MBA



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Piyush
Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2012
29 Jun 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
8/10
  • The eligibility criteria at Prin L N Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai is that the candidate must be a graduate in any discipline.
  • The admissions at the University are done on the basis of marks obtained in CAT, CET, ATMA.


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Adyasha
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] {Hons.}, batch of 2017
02 Jun 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
6/10
  • The eligibility criteria to get into Indira Gandhi Women's College is to complete the Bachelor's degree
  • The score obtained in either OJE or ATMA is taken for the purpose of admission. 


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Aishvarya
Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2018
30 Mar 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
8/10
  • In the Dayananda Sagar Business School I had taken ATMA,KMAT and PG CET.I got good scoring in aLl three exams.wherein I got 1004 ranking in pgcet which got me seat in DSU..even my kmat and atma scores were eligible has the cut off was 80 n for pgcet it was 5000.the admission process was very simple we had to fill the application form which costed 1000 and 1.5lakhs to paid in DD..which included 30k of pgcet fees.


Discussion Forum



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Is there any fee concession for the students belonging to SC/ST or other category?

Is there any fee concession for the students belonging to SC/ST or other category?

Asked By: Tushar Potdukhe,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Tushar,

No, there is no provision for the concession to any student belonging to any category. Get to know more about the eligibility criteria.



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How many test centres can be chosen by the students?

How many test centres can be chosen by the students? Also, can I select the specific test venue within the city?

Asked By: Nikhil Agrawal,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Nikhil,

You can choose two cities at the time of registration. And the test centre will be allotted automatically which cannot be changed later on. Get to know more details about the exam centres.



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MBA Dual Specialisation in Logistics & Supply Chain at JK Lakshmipat University through ATMA

I want to get an admission for MBA Dual Specialisation in Logistics & Supply Chain Management at JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur. Would it be possible through ATMA?

Asked By: Reju Aanand,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, it will be possible, as JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur is a participating institute in admissions through ATMA.



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Results of ATMA 2017

When will the results to AIIMS ATMA be published?

Asked By: Yeshwanth T,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Results to AIIMS ATMA 2020 will be released on the 24th of February.

Candidates can follow the given guidelines to get the Results:

  • Enter your Username and Password, log in to the account and submit crucial details like roll number.
  • Next, click on “Submit” button.
  • Take a Print and keep separate copies of ATMA Result for future reference.


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ATMA 2017 Jagannath University

Is the Jagannath University a participating institute?

Asked By: Mellissa Philips,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, the Jagannath University is a participating institute.



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ATMA 2017 Overview

What is ATMA?

Asked By: Ankit Chaudhary,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA) is organised by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS). It is a national level exam which is conducted for admissions to postgraduate management programs. The courses offered are MBA, PGDM, PGDBA, MCM, etc. The main objective is to assess and test the candidate’s skills such as comprehension skills, verbal reasoning capabilities, and numerical reasoning capabilities. On the basis of the test results and rank scored, the deserving students are shortlisted for admission in various management courses in the top management colleges across India. The exam is conducted four times a year.



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ATMA PG Course requirements

What all should I keep in mind to be shortlisted by AIMS through ATMA?

Asked By: Jamal Aktar Ali,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Individuals who wish to get enlisted in PG courses at AIMS are shortlisted on the basis of their ATMA test results and rank scored.

The deserving students are shortlisted for admission in various management courses in Top Management Colleges across India.



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No. of sessions of ATMA each year

How many sessions of ATMA are conducted each year by AIMS?

Asked By: Srishant Ragahav,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

ATMA is conducted 4 times each year by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) for admissions to postgraduate management programs.

The exam is conducted in the months of February, May, July and December.



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Colleges participating in upcoming ATMA 2017

Which are all the colleges participating in upcoming ATMA 2017

Asked By: Jaghan L,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

the colleges participating in upcoming ATMA 2017:

  • Institute of Management JK Lakshmipat University
  • Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Usha & Lakshmi Mittal Institute of Management
  • Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies (Technical Campus)
  • Fortune Institute of International Business
  • BML Munjal University
  • Jagannath University
  • Greater Valley Institute of Management
  • Shivalik Institute of Higher Education and Research
  • Bhavan’s Centre for Communication and Management.


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About ATMA 2017

What are the important things to know about the ATMA 2017 Examination

Asked By: Gaghan G,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA) is a national level entrance test organized by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) for admissions to postgraduate management programs. The exam is conducted four times in a year and acts as a gateway for aspiring students to take admission in management courses including MBA, PGDM, PGDBA, MCM, etc.

The main objective of conducting ATMA is to assess and test the candidate’s skills in subjects like comprehension skills, verbal reasoning capabilities, and numerical reasoning capabilities. On the basis of the test results and rank scored, the deserving students are shortlisted for admission in various management courses in the top management colleges across India.

Every year, ATMA conduct the examination four times in the months of February, May, July and December successfully and a huge number of applicants get enrolled in the examination.


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