ATMA and ATMA Entrance Exam Eligibility, Syllabus and Counselling Procedure

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Important ATMA Exam Related Details

What is ATMA?

AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA) is a leading entrance exam for admissions in 100 MBA colleges across India. Candidates should clear ATMA 2019 to be eligible for admissions in colleges that accept ATMA scores. It is conducted five times in a year (January, February, May, June, and August) by the ‘Association of Indian Management Schools’ for MBA/PGDM/MMS/MCA admissions so it is named as ATMA. Aspirants can use ATMA score for admissions to management programmes offered by different institutions all over India. Let’s take a look at an overview of ATMA 2019 below,


AIMS Test for Management Admissions

Conducted by

Association Of Indian Management Schools

Exam for

PG course level

Mode of exam

Online Computer-based test

Exam Duration

180 minutes

Number of Exam cities

27 cities

Number of Exam States

35 States

Number of times ATMA held in a year

5 times (January, February, May, July, & August)

Website and Email

Important Dates of ATMA

ATMA 2018 was conducted already in different months such as January, February, May, July, and August. ATMA 2019 registration will commence in the month of November 2018. Interested aspirants can apply for ATMA from November 25, 2018, to January 2, 2019. 3rd January 2019 is the last date to pay ATMA application fee. The last date to reprint ATMA application form is 13th January 2019. Check out the ATMA important dates in the following section,

ATMA registration Starts

25th November 2018

ATMA registration Ends

2nd January 2019 till 11.59 PM

Last Date to pay an application fee

3rd January 2019 till 5 PM

End date to reprint ATMA application form

13th January, 2019 till 1.45 PM

Who are all eligible to apply for ATMA 2019?

Candidates who are willing to apply for ATMA should meet the eligibility criteria prescribed by the Association of Indian Management Schools. Applications received from the non-eligible aspirants will be rejected by the exam conducting body. The eligibility criteria of ATMA is given below,

  1. Aspirants should be an Indian citizen
  2. There is no work experience needed to apply for ATMA
  3. No age limit
  4. There is no limit for ATMA exam attempts. Candidates who applied for ATMA exam previously are also eligible to apply for the exam. 
  5. Final year students are also eligible to apply
  6. Graduation with at least 50% marks is required to apply for ATMA. Candidates must have completed their Bachelor's degree in the order of 10+2+3 in any discipline from the University recognised by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. 

How to Apply for ATMA 2019?

Aspirants should register for ATMA to attend the January 2019 exam. The ATMA registration starts on November 25, 2018, and continues till 2nd January 2019. ATMA applications are invited online by the Association of Indian Management Schools. Here are the steps to apply for ATMA, 

  1. Visit the official website of ATMA
  2. Click on “Registration form” under the Online fee payment and registration on the homepage of ATMA
  3. Pay the mentioned application fee through any mode of payment
  4. Fill in all the required fields without any mistake
  5. Upload the necessary documents, passport size photograph, and signature of you if needed

What is the Exam Pattern of ATMA?

ATMA is a computer-based test which is conducted online for 3 hours. It is an objective type of exam. Candidates skills will be tested in various sections such as verbal reasoning, Analytical reasoning, and quantitative skills. ATMA question paper consists of 30 questions from each section. Hence, there will be 180 questions in total. 1 mark will be awarded to each correct answer and 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. Check the ATMA Syllabus to prepare for the exam.

How to download ATMA Admit Card?

Admit card is necessary to carry to the exam hall. Candidates will not be allowed to the examination hall without the ATMA admit card. Aspirants are advised to download the ATMA admit card from the official website of ATMA once it is released by the officials. Follow the steps below to download your ATMA admit card, 

  • Firstly, visit the official website of ATMA (
  • Click on the ATMA admit card link
  • Enter your login id and password
  • ATMA admit card will be open
  • Download your admit card and save it in your desktop
  • Take a printout of ATMA admit card

How to check the ATMA Result?

ATMA test takers can check their result by clicking the link here. ATMA result will be available online only. Association of Indian Management Schools releases the ATMA result at its official website ( Aspirants should log in using PID and password and choose the exam to check their result. The result will be displayed on the screen. Take a printout of your ATMA result for further use. After the announcement of ATMA result by Association of Indian Management Schools, the cutoff will be declared. Based on the ATMA cutoff, the admissions for various courses in 100 MBA colleges will be decided. 

Check this page for the latest updates of ATMA such as ATMA registration 2019, exam pattern, syllabus, question paper, and more in this article. 

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