ATMA Books 2021: Best Books for ATMA Exam Preparation

Exam Date

Sep 7, 2021

Result Date

Sep 11, 2021

Sep 21, 2021 | Computer, Management


The AIMS Test for Management Admissions, commonly known as ATMA, is one of the top-level Management entrance exams, attempted by lakhs of aspirants every year. About a hundred B-schools of the country give admission upon considering a candidate’s ATMA scores. To secure admission at the best colleges, attaining a good score is pivotal. To help candidates with their preparation, we have prepared a list of the best books for ATMA 2021 preparation.

ATMA 2021: Exam Highlights

Before beginning to prepare for the admission test, the candidates must know certain facts related to the syllabus and the exam pattern.

Subjects Analytical Reasoning, Verbal Skills, Quantitative Aptitude
Sectional division of the question paper
  • Analytical Reasoning (I & II)
  • Verbal Skills (I & II)
  • Quantitative Aptitude (I & II)
Duration of exam 180 minutes | 3 hours
Total no. of questions 180
Type of questions MCQs
  • The medium of the question paper is English.
  • ATMA will be an Internet-based, remote proctored test.
  • Each of the six sections mentioned above will have an equal number of questions, i.e., 30.
  • For every question answered correctly, the candidates will get 1 mark.
  • For every incorrect answer, the 0.25 mark will be deducted from the candidate’s total score.

Best books for ATMA 2021 Preparation

It has been mentioned that the question paper for ATMA 2021 will have questions based on Analytical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and Verbal Skills. The best books to prepare for each of these sections are mentioned below:

ATMA Books for Analytical Reasoning Preparation

This section will comprise questions based on Coding-Decoding, Syllogism, Data Sufficiency, Strong & Weak Arguments, Statements & Conclusions, etc. Candidates can refer to the below-given titles for preparation:

ATMA Exam Books for Analytical Reasoning
Book Title Author/Publisher

Analytical Reasoning

MK Pandey

Multi-Dimensional Reasoning

Mishra & Kumar, Dr. Lal

Logical and Analytical Reasoning

K Gupta

Shortcuts in Reasoning

Disha Experts

The hand on guide to Analytical Reasoning

Arihant Publishers

ATMA Books for Quantitative Aptitude Preparation 2021

The candidates will have to answer questions based on Modern Mathematics, Algebra, Arithmetic, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Profit and Loss, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, etc. Some of the preparation books for this subject are named below:

ATMA Exam Books for QA
Title Author/Publisher

Quantum CAT

Sarvesh K Verma

Quantitative Aptitude

RS Aggarwal

How to prepare for Quantitative Aptitude

Arun Sharma

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams

Abhijit Guha

Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

Rajesh Verma

ATMA Books for Verbal Skills Preparation 2021

The different kinds of questions asked in this section are based on Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Sentence Completion, Jumbled Sentences, etc. Some of the best titles to help candidates prepare are:

ATMA Exam Preparation Books for Verbal Skills
Title Author/Publisher

Work Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis

English is Easy

Chetananand Singh

High School English Grammar and Composition

Wren and Martin

Objective General English

RS Aggarwal

Some more reference books to help candidates with their exam preparation are tabulated below:

ATMA preparation books 2021
ATMA Preparation Book Title Author/Publication Cover Page
Mathematics for MBA R. S. Agarwal Image results for Mathematics for MBA
Quantitative Techniques R. S. Agarwal  
Trishna's Verbal Ability And Logical Reasoning For The CAT And Other MBA Examinations Pearson Image result for Trishna's Verbal Ability And Logical Reasoning For The CAT And Other MBA Examinations by T.I.M.E.
Quantitative Aptitude for MBA: Entrance Examination 1st Edition (Paperback) Sulava Image result for Quantitative Aptitude for MBA : Entrance Examination 1st Edition (Paperback) by Sulava
Arithmetic For The CAT And Other MBA Examinations Pearson Image result for Arithmetic For The CAT And Other MBA Examinations (Paperback) by Time
Master Key To MBA Entrance Exam 2009 01 Edition (Paperback) S. L. Gulati and Ravi Master Key To MBA Entrance Exam 2009 01 Edition (Paperback)
Mission MBA - MAT: Solved Papers 2013-2011 1st Edition (Paperback) Tarun Goyal and B. S. Sijwalii Image result for Mission MBA - MAT : Solved Papers 2013-2011 1st Edition (Paperback) by Tarun Goyal BS Sijwalii
CMAT Entrance Guide with Mock Test CD 2 Edition Disha Experts Image result for CMAT Entrance Guide with Mock Test CD 2 Edition by Disha Experts
Study Package for CMAT Arun Sharma and Meenakshi Upadhyay Image result for Study Package for CMAT by Arun Sharma, Meenakshi Upadhyay
SNAP / IIFT / XAT / TISS / CMAT / NMAT / IRMA / MAT Management Entrance Tests: MBA Solved Papers Gautam Puri SNAP / IIFT / XAT / TISS / CMAT / NMAT / IRMA / MAT Management Entrance Tests: MBA Solved Papers
Maths NCERT books Textbook -

Note: Books are immaterial if one studies them voraciously. Hence, to score high one must practice several questions with different variations. Above all, one must reach the ATMA Exam Centres on time to perform in the exam on that particular date of the ATMA test. The details about the same will be furnished on each candidate's hall ticket.


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