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ATMA 2024

About ATMA:

  • AIMS Test for Management Admissions is a management entrance exam for admission in various institutes in India, conducted by AIMS. It is a
    • National Level Test
    • Recognized by Ministry of HRD
    • Entrance exam for MBA/ PGDM/ MMS/ MCA programs.
  • The test is conducted online in objective type questions
  • It is recognized by AICTE and is conducted across all the states in India
  • The exam does not need any specific education about business or any other subjects
  • It is designed to evaluate the aptitude of the students
  • ATMA 2024 has 6 sections:
    • Analytical Reasoning Skills – I
    • Verbal Skills - I
    • Quantitative Skills – I
    • Analytical Reasoning Skills – II
    • Verbal Skills -II
    • Quantitative Skills – II
ATMA Overview
Name of the test AIMS Test for Management Admissions
Conducting Body Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS)
Application Process Online
Mode of examination Centre-Based Online Mode
Duration 3 hours
Level of examination National level
Number of exams in a year Thrice

Interested and eligible candidates need to register in the official website Dates for the ATMA exams are published on the official website

  • The registration deadline is 18th May 2024 (May Session).

Duration of the exam is 3 hours. The application fee can be paid either by credit or debit card. Cash/ DD/ internet banking facility are not available.

This examination will allow the candidates to get admission into any of the 740+ B-schools in India. This time exam might be conducted in both AI proctored based and Computer-based modes.

To download and print admit card, applicants need to provide their PID and password and important information like date, time, and venue.

ATMA Important Dates 2024
Date of Commencement of Registration Started
Last Date of Registration 18th May 2024
Last date for fee payment 16th May 2024
Last date of printing application form 19th May 2024
Admit Card Printing 21st May 2024
Exam Date 25th May 2024
Result 30th May 2024

ATMA Application 2024

  • Application will be released through online mode
  • Online form registration commenced from May 2024.
  • They will have to fill the necessary details like their academic and personal information and contact addresses.
  • They will have to select the exam centre.
  • Before submitting the candidates should carefully check or else it will get rejected as there is no provision for editing after form submission
  • They will have to upload scanned copy of passport size photograph and signature in the JPEG/ JPG format.
  • In the end, they will have to take printout of the form for future references.

ATMA Syllabus

The syllabus is divided into 3 sections:

  • Analytical Reasoning Skills
  • Verbal Skills
  • Quantitative Skills
Analytical Reasoning
Coding & Decoding Blood Relations
Linear/Matrix Arrangements/Ranking Statements - Assumptions
Directions Statements & Arguments
Number Series Statements & Conclusion
Non-Verbal Reasoning Analogy
Inferences Syllogisms
Data Sufficiency Odd one out
Verbal Skills
Paragraph Completion/One- word Substitution Sentence Rearrangement/Para Jumbles
Reading Comprehension Vocabulary, Synonyms & Antonyms
Verbal Reasoning
Quantitative Skills
Permutation & Combination Algebra
Ratio & Proportion Number Systems/Arithmetic
Logarithm Data Interpretation: Line graph, Bar Graph & Pie Chart
Quadratic & Linear Equation, Functions Partnership
Geometry & Mensuration Pipes & Cistern
Time, Speed & Distance Percentages
Profit & Loss Time & Work

ATMA Exam Preparation

  • The exam aims to evaluate the aptitude of the test taker for management courses
  • For Reasoning section, candidates can practice as many mock test as possible, and also can practice solving puzzles and riddles
  • For the Quantitative Section, they can prepare from NCERT books or class 10 and 12 level maths
  • To ace in Verbal Skills, test takers can brush up their grammar, vocabulary, etc
  • The preparation should be based on the exam pattern and syllabus
  • First step is to understand the basic concepts
  • The second step is to increase the difficulty level of the questions while practising

ATMA Exam 2024

Exam Eligibility:

  • Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification from a recognized university.
  • Final-year students can also be eligible to to apply.
  • Those who have completed CA can also apply.
  • They must have secured at least 50% marks in a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Only Indian nationals are eligible to apply for ATMA.
  • They must be of atleast 21 years of age
  • There is no upper age limit for ATMA

Exam Pattern:

  • MCQ questions
  • Total 180 questions
  • Duration - 3hours ( 30 minutes for each section)
  • 6 sections
  • Aptitude Test
  • Negative Marking

ATMA Ranking

Candidate should verify independently the recognition of the programmes of the following Institutes by AICTE/University

College Location
Fortune Institute of International Business (FIIB) New Delhi
Institute of Health Management Research Bangalore
IMS Business School West Bengal
Global Business School & Research Centre Maharashtra
IFIM College Bangalore
Institute for Technology and Management ITM Campus Navi Mumbai
Institute of Insurance and Risk Management (IIRM) Hyderabad
School of Business Studies, Shobhit Institute of Engineering & Technology Meerut
Accurate Institute of Management & Technology Greater Noida
Institute of Management JK Lakshmipat University Jaipur
Bhavan’s Centre for Communication & Management Bhubaneswar
Institute of Rural Management (IIRM) Ghaziabad
Global Business School & Research Centre Pune

ATMA Entrance Exam Centres

  • Ahmedabad (Gandhinagar)
  • Amravati (Maharashtra)
  • Amritsar
  • Aurangabad (Maharashtra)
  • Bengaluru
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubameshwar
  • Bilaspur (Chattisgarh)
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Dehradun
  • Delhi NCR
  • Faridabad
  • Gwalior
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad/ Secunderabad
  • Hubli-Dharwad
  • Indore
  • Jabalpur
  • Jaipur
  • Jodhpur
  • Kanpur
  • Kochi
  • Kolhapur
  • Kolkata
  • Kurnool
  • Lucknow
  • Madurai
  • Mangalore
  • Mumbai
  • Mysuru
  • Nagpur
  • Navi Mumbai
  • Nizambad
  • Patna
  • Panaji
  • Ranchi
  • Solapur
  • Surat
  • Thane
  • Tirupati
  • Trivandrum
  • Udaipur
  • Vadodara
  • Vijaywada
  • Vizag
  • Warangal

ATMA Counselling

  • There is no centralised counselling for ATMA. The participating institutes conducts the counselling process
  • The counselling date is generally scheduled after the result is out
  • Counselling schedule and details will be provided to the candidates on their email id
  • Candidates who are shortlisted will be able to attend the counselling process
  • They have to choose their choice of subject in which they want to take admission
  • But at the end the toppers and who have scored really well will have the options to select the subjects
  • On the basis of their overall performance, the merit list will be prepared
  • Selected candidates will be asked for the necessary documents

The last date for ATMA registration is (May session) is 18th May 2024.
The eligibility criteria for ATMA require candidates to have a bachelor's degree with at least 50% marks from a recognized university.
The ATMA entrance exam is conducted to assess candidates' aptitude for admission to various management programs.
The Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) is the conducting body of the ATMA entrance exam.
Candidates can take up the ATMA exam multiple times within the validity period of their score, usually one year from the date of the Exam.

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