ATMA 2018 (May) Registration, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Pattern
AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA) is a national level test for admission to post-graduate management courses. It is conducted by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS). ATMA score is accepted by more than 500 colleges in India.
ATMA Registration 2018 for May session is open now. Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree can apply before May 22. To apply, visit atmaaims.in and payINR 1298 as registration fee.
- ATMA has 180 questions divided into 6 sections namely, Analytical Reasoning Skills, Verbal Skills, and Quantitative Skills.
- The test is to be attempted in 180 minutes.
- ATMA result will be declared by AIMS on June 5 in online mode.
ATMA 2018 Highlights
|Exam Name||AIMS Test for Management Admission|
|Conducting Body||Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS)|
|Exam Type||Post- Graduate|
|Periodicity||5 times a year|
|Mode of Application||Online and Offline|
|Application Fee||INR 1298|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Duration of Exam||3 hours|
|Number of Questions||180|
|Courses Offered||MBA, PGDM, MCA, MCM etc.|
Why Apply for ATMA 2018?
- It is a high-quality test, accepted nationally.
- ATMA is accepted by AICTE & Ministry of HRD.
- It holds the membership of top 720 post-graduate management schools.
- The conducting authority releases official mock papers for the ease of students.
ATMA 2018 Exam Dates
ATMA 2018 will be conducted five times on different dates, i.e. January 14, February 25, May 27, July 1 & August 15. Given in the below is the schedule for ATMA May 2018 exam:
|Release of ATMA Application Form 2018||March 05, 2018|
|Last date to pay application fee||May 20, 2018|
|ATMA 2018 Registration Last Date||May 21, 2018|
|Last date for Reprint of filled Application Form||May 22, 2018|
|Release of ATMA Admit Card 2018||May 24, 2018|
|ATMA Exam Date 2018||May 27, 2018|
|Declaration of ATMA Result||June 05, 2018|
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ATMA 2018 Eligibility
Eligibility criteria ATMA 2018 are mentioned below:
- Educational Qualification: Candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent degree under 10+2+3 scheme in any stream (B.A/B.Sc./B.Com/B.Tech) from any university recognized by Ministry of Human Resource Department, Govt. Of India.
- Minimum Qualification: Candidates appearing for final exam of their graduation can also apply for ATMA.
- Age Criteria: Candidates must be at least 21 years on or before the time of admission to apply for ATMA 2018.
- Domicile: There is no Domicile restriction.
- Nationality: Only Indian Nationals can apply.
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ATMA 2018 Application Form
ATMA 2018 Application Form is available now. It can only be online on the official website. The Application form can be filled in the following steps.
Candidates are required to register using a valid email id and contact number.
- Go to the official website www.atmaaims.in.
- Enter your email id and contact
- Submit your details
Upon successful submission, a unique registration number and password will be sent to the email id.
The candidates will be required to submit the following listed details about themselves
|Personal details||Education Details||Other Information|
|Name||Academic Background||Personal ID Code|
|Father’s Name||Exam Passed||State Belonging to|
|Category||SSC||City Belonging to|
|Sex||HSC||Preferred Test Center (2)|
|Course||Post Graduation||Mobile Number|
|Date of Birth||Contact Address||Choice Code Of Institutes (5)|
Upon successful registration
- Go to the official website
- Login using the credentials sent to the registered email id
- Fill in the rest of the details asked in the application form
- Upload the scanned images of a recent passport size photograph and signature
Payment of Fees
- Candidates have to pay the application fee after submitting the form.
- The application fee is of INR 1298.
- The application fee can only be paid online using Debit Card/Credit Card/Bank Transfer.
ATMA 2018 Admit Card
ATMA Admit Card will be released on May 24, 2018. The admit card can be downloaded through following steps:
- Visit the official website
- Click on ATMA Admit Card
- Login using Application Number and Date of Birth
- Download and print the admit card.
- Candidates are required affix a colored photograph on the admit card.
- Candidates must carry the Admit Card along with 2 recent color photographs, receipt of payment and a valid photo ID to the exam center.
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ATMA 2018 Exam Pattern
ATMA is conducted in a certain format and pattern as mentioned below.
- ATMA exam will be conducted in as a computer based test.
- It will contain 180 multiple choice questions each of 1 mark.
- ATMA Exam Pattern will cover 3 key areas viz. Verbal Skills, Analytical Reasoning Skills, Quantitative Skills. Each section will be allotted 30 minutes.
- The question paper is divided into 6 sub-sections and each section comprises of 30 questions.
- The total duration for ATMA is 3 hours.
- 0.25 marks to be deducted for incorrect response
|Section||No. of Questions||Sectional Time|
|Verbal Skills||30||30 Minutes|
|Analytical Reasoning Skills||30||30 Minutes|
|Quantitative Skills||30||30 Minutes|
|Verbal Skills||30||30 Minutes|
|Analytical Reasoning Skills||30||30 Minutes|
|Quantitative Skills||30||30 Minutes|
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ATMA 2018 Syllabus
Since ATMA is conducted for admission to postgraduate management courses, the syllabus is similar to other management entrance exam. Here’s the syllabus for ATMA 2018 exam.
|Reasoning||Quantitative Ability||Verbal Ability|
|Arrangement of letters||Simple Interest|
|Coding-Decoding||Percentage||Fill in the Blanks|
|Blood Relations||Profit and Loss||Synonyms|
|Analogy||Time and Work||Vocabulary|
|Syllogism||Number System||Parallel relationships|
|Statement– Conclusion||Basic Arithmetic|
ATMA 2018 Result
- ATMA 2018 Result will be declared on June 05, 2018 for the May session.
- The Result will be declared in form of score card at the official website. ATMA Score card will consist of the following information-
- Name of the candidate
- Roll Number
- Test Date
- Quantitative Skills- Scaled Score, Percentile
- Verbal Skills- Scaled Score, Percentile
- Analytical ReasoningScaled Score, Percentile
- Total Scaled Score
- Overall Percentile
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ATMA 2018 Cut off
All colleges accepting ATMA score will release their respective cut offs. Candidates scoring marks equal to or more than the cutoff will be eligible for the next rounds to the institute. ATMA 2018 cutoff is given below:
|Institute||ATMA 2018 Cut off|
|Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad (IMS, Ghaziabad)||70|
|Acharya Bangalore B-School (ABBS)||60|
|Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS) Sector-5, Rohini||60|
|G.L. Bajaj Institute of Management and Research (GLBIMR)||50|
|Kirloskar Institute of Advanced Management Studies, Pune (KIAMS)||50|
|ICBM- School of Business Excellence (ICBM-SBE)||50|
|Fortune Institute of International Business||50|
|SCMS Cochin School Of Business (SCMS Cochin)||50|
ATMA 2018 Selection Procedure
- Candidates qualifying the written round will have to appear for the next round of selection process -Group Discussion followed by Personal Interview.
- Group Discussion: For Group discussion, qualified candidates from the previous rounds are are given a topic related to current or business affairs. The duration of the GD usually varies. Candidates’ ability to take initiative and effectively communicate their ideas are tested in this round.
Personal Interview: The Personal Interview round is one on one interaction round where the panelists adjudge the candidates on the basis of their persona and ability to stay focused under pressure. The usual duration of PI round in 10-15 minutes.
- Candidates appearing for the selection process will have to produce the following document for verification-
- ATMA Score Card/Hall Ticket
- Original Degree/Provisional Certificate
- Multiple Passport size color and black & white photos.
- Original and a copy of Counselling Letter.
- Original and a copy of Admit Card.
- Original and copies of 10th, 12th standard.
ATMA 2018 FAQs
Ques. What is ATMA?
Ans. ATMA better known as AIMS Test for Management Admission is a high-quality test for admission in Post Graduate Management Programs.
Ques. Who conducts ATMA?ATMA is conducted by Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS).
Ques. Who can appear for ATMA?
Ans. A candidate who wishes to appear for ATMA need not have any prior knowledge of business or similar subject areas, thus candidate holding any bachelor’s degree holder can appear for ATMA.
Ques. How is ATMA different from other Management Admission Tests?
Ans. ATMA seeks to evaluate the aptitude of the students and does not seek to measure accomplishment in only a particular field.
Ques. Why should a candidate choose ATMA over other tests?
Ans. ATMA is a student-centric test, it is different than other tests as it is of higher quality and focusses on aptitude. The scores help envisage academic performances and the admission processes are relatively simpler.
Ques. Where can a student find their test venue?
Ans. Candidate can check the test venue on their admit card.
Ques. Where can a candidate find instructions related to the exam?
Ans. The admit card of every student will have the instructions related to the exams printed.
Ques. What is the educational qualification to appear for ATMA?
Ans. A candidate with 50% scores in their bachelor’s degree is eligible for ATMA.
Ques. I am a final year student; can I appear for ATMA?
Ans. Yes, final year students can apply for ATMA, conditions applied they are confident about scoring more than 50% in their result.
Ques. Can a CA appear for ATMA?
Ans. Yes, a CA can appear for ATMA. Any candidate with 50% in bachelor’s degree can appear for ATMA.
Ques. Can a student from an unrecognized institute appear for ATMA?
Ans. No, students who have completed their degree program from a recognized university can only appear for ATMA.
Ques. Is there any negative marking in ATMA?
Ans. Yes, candidates answering a question with a wrong answer will get a negative marking for the same.
Ques. What is the duration of ATMA?
Ans. ATMA is a test of 3 hours.
Ques. What is the syllabus for ATMA?
Ans. ATMA syllabus consists of 6 sections, namely Analytical Reasoning Skills-I, Verbal Reasoning Skills-I, Quantitative Skills-I, Analytical Reasoning Skills-II, Verbal Reasoning Skills-II and Quantitative Skills-II.
Ques. What type of questions are asked in ATMA?
Ans. High-quality questions from the syllabus, based in MCQ format are asked in ATMA.
Ques. Where are the ATMA scores accepted?
Ans. ATMA scores are accepted by 200+ high ranking institutions.
Ques. Where can I enroll myself for ATMA?
Ans. ATMA can be appeared by registering on the official website https://www.atmaaims.com/.
Ques. When is the last date for ATMA registration for 2018?
Ans. The last date to register for ATMA 2018 is 22nd May 2018.
Ques. What is the registration fees for ATMA?
Ans. The registration fees for ATMA is INR 1298/-, which is inclusive of GST.
Ques. When is ATMA exam 2018?
Ans. ATMA exam 2018 will be held on 27th May 2018.
Ques. How can I check my payment is done for ATMA?
Ans. Candidates will receive an SMS on the mobile number or email id submitted by them during registration. This SMS will be the proof of successful fee payment.
Ques. Can I choose a test center for ATMA?
Ans. Yes, candidates can choose two preferences for test centers.
Ques. How can I register myself for ATMA?
Ans. A candidate can register themselves for ATMA after successful payment of the registration fees. After the payment, they will receive a confirmation mail with a link provided that is to be used for registration.
Ques. When can I download my admit card for ATMA?
Ans. The admit cards for ATMA 2018 will be available 24th May 2018 onwards.
Ques. I have registered myself for ATMA but now I don’t want to appear, can I get the refund?
Ans. No, the registration amount for ATMA is non-refundable.
Ques. I want to change my ATMA test center, what should I do?
Ans. The ATMA test center can’t be changed. Only in an emergency case can a student ask for changing the test center, minimum 10 days prior to the date of exam.
Ques. When will be the results announced for ATMA 2018?
Ans. ATMA 2018 results will be released on 5th June 2018 on the official website.
Ques. Where can I find the mock test for ATMA?
Ans. Candidates can find mock tests on the official website https://www.atmaaims.com/ .
Ques. What books can I refer to ATMA?
Ans. Candidates can refer to study material available in the market that is common for all Management tests.
Ques. Where can I raise my queries related to ATMA?
Ans. Individuals having any queries related to their ATMA can send their queries on firstname.lastname@example.org along with their PID and Test date in the email.
Ques. What is a PID and how will I receive it after payment?
Ans. PID is a Person ID that a candidate will receive after successful payment on their registered mobile number or email id.
Ques. How can I improve my preparation for ATMA?
Ans. Individuals can add reading magazines, newspapers, 10th and 12th NCERT books to their preparation for top-notch scores in ATMA.
Ques. When is the last date for fee payment for ATMA registration?
Ans. The last date for fee payment for ATMA is 21st May 2018.
Ques. How can I score high marks in ATMA?
Ans. A candidate can score high marks in ATMA by regularly practicing mock tests and calculating the time taken by them to answer all questions. Completing paper on time and avoiding questions you don’t know answer to can help score more marks.
Ques. How many ATMA test ceters can I choose? Also, can I choose specific test centers within a city?
Ans. You can choose two cities in order of preference at the time of registration. And, the test venue will be allotted automatically that cannot be changed later on.
Ques. Is the application fee different for reserved category students?
Ans. No, the application fee is same for all i.e. INR 1100.
Ques. What items can I carry in the exam hall?
Ans. When in exam hall, students can only carry a ball pen, filled-in registration printout, payment receipt and photo ID. No other items will be allowed in the examination hall.
Ques. Are ATMA scores comparable with MAT, CAT, XAT etc.?
Ans. Since the questions and their level vary in all these exams, their marks cannot be compared.
Ques. Who should I contact in case of a query?
Ans. In case of any queries/ questions, candidates can contact AIMS at Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) 101, Rekha Deluxe Enclave Sangeetha Nagar, Punjagutta, Hyderabad 500082 Tel.No.Office: 040-2337 0024/34
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College