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ATMA 2017 (July Exam)- Result, Score Card, Cut off

ATMA or AIMS Test for Management Admission is a national level examination. It is conducted for admission to post-graduate management courses such as MBA, PGDM, MCA, MCM etc. ATMA is held four times a year (February, May, June, and July), under the guidance of Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS).

  • ATMA Result (July session) has been declared on July 28, 2017. Check ATMA Result
  • Candidates can visit the official website i.e. to check their result.
  • ATMA score report contains total, sectionals marks and percentile obtained. These scores are based on the candidate’s raw scores obtained in the admission test.
  • The scores are valid only for admission to the next academic year.
  • The expected ATMA Cut off can vary between 70 to 150, while the percentile can range from 90-97.
  • Approximately 200 B-Schools accept ATMA scores.Check  ATMA Participating Colleges
  • ATMA 2017 for July session was successfully held on July 23, 2017. Check  ATMA Paper Analysis

ATMA 2017 Latest Updates

  • ATMA 2017 Result for June 25 exam published on the official site. Select the exam session and use PID & Password to download scorecard. Check Here
  • As per the directives from Government of Maharashtra State, ATMA Score is valid for admissions against 15% OMS quota and 20% Institute level seats for all the institutes offering MBA/MMS.

Highlights of ATMA Exam

Exam NameAIMS Test for Management Admission
Conducting BodyAssociation of Indian Management Schools (AIMS)
Exam TypePost- Graduate
PeriodicityFour times a year (February, May, June and July)
Mode of ApplicationOnline 
Application FeeINR 1100
Mode of ExamOnline
Duration of Exam3 hours
Courses OfferedMBA, PGDM, MCA, MCM etc.
IBS MBA/PGPM Application form available    

ATMA 2017 Exam Dates

ATMA is held three times a year. Hence, it is important to keep note of all the important dates of ATMA 2017. We will keep updating you about all the session dates as and when they come.

ATMA July Session Exam Dates

ATMA Application Form 2017 will be available fromJune 26, 2017
Last day to pay application fee via online modeJuly 15, 2017
Registration will close onJuly 17, 2017
Last date for Reprint of filled Application FormJuly 20, 2017
ATMA Admit Card 2017 (July) will be available fromJuly 20, 2017
ATMA Exam Date 2017 (July)July 23, 2017 
Declaration of ATMA ResultJuly 28, 2017 (tentative)

Check  ATMA 2017 Exam Dates

ATMA 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates willing to apply for ATMA must possess the following 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.
  • Candidates appearing for final exam of their graduation can also apply for ATMA, provided they complete their education with minimum qualifying marks (50%) before the time of admission.
  • Candidates must produce their qualifying exam mark sheet during ATMA 2017 Admissions.
  • Candidates must be at least 21 years on or before the time of admission to apply for ATMA 2017.
  • Candidates not fulfilling this criterion at the time of admission will be removed from the process thereafter.
  • There is no Domicile restriction for candidates applying for ATMA.
  • Candidates who are Indian Nationals can only apply.

Check  ATMA Eligibility

ATMA 2017 Application Form

ATMA Registration can be done via online mode. To apply online, candidates can register at Here’s how you can fill ATMA Application Form in online mode:

atma registrations 2017

  1. Visit the official website i.e. 
  2. Pay the requisite application fee.
  3. After successful fee payment, a PID (Personal Identification Number) will be sent on your registered email id.
  4. Login using PID and fill ATMA Application Form.
  5. Enter complete details viz. Full name, Correct Email ID, Mobile Number and Date of Birth in the On-line Fee Payment form to apply. Check  How to Apply for ATMA 2017?
  6. Last date for Reprint of filled-in Application Form for July session is July 17, 2017.

Check ATMA 2017 Photo Size, Dimension, Format and Other Details

ATMA Application Fee

Candidates willing to apply for ATMA must pay INR 1100 for all the courses. It is same for all categories. The fee can be remitted through online mode only. Read below the details:

atma application fee

  • Option 1- Credit Card/ Debit Card
  • Option 2- Bank Transfer/ Net Banking
Note- Once you pay the fee, you will receive a PID. After logging-in using PID, you can proceed towards filling the application form.

Fill here ATMA Application Form

ATMA 2017 Admit Card

  • All successfully registered candidates will be able to download their ATMA July Admit Card from July 20, 2017, onwards.
  • It can be downloaded from the official website of ATMA i.e. 
  • ATMA Admit Card contains basic information about the candidate and the exam including details of the examination center and timings.
  • Applicants have to paste a recent color passport size photograph within the space provided on the admit card.
  • A candidate has to carry the printout of ATMA Application Form, 2 recent color photographs, receipt of payment and a valid photo ID at the exam center.

How to download ATMA Admit Card?

how to download atma admit card?

  1. Go to the official website of ATMA i.e.
  2. Click on “Candidate’s Login”
  3. Fill details such as PID and Password to Login
  4. Click on “Download Admit Card” tab
  5. Download and Save ATMA  Admit Card

In case of any queries related to ATMA Admit Card, candidates can reach the authorities through mail at or call at 040-23417875/76.

ATMA 2017 Test Centers

  • All students appearing for ATMA have to select 2 test centers according to their preference at the time of filling ATMA Application Form.
  • The examination centre once allotted to a candidate will not be changed under any circumstances.
  • However, on special casis, request to change ATMA test centre should be made at least 5 days prior to the test.
  • The allocation of new test center is subject to approval of test administrator and availability of seats.

Given below are ATMA Test Centers that candidates can choose from:

ATMA Test Centers
Ahmedabad(Gandhi Nagar)MumbaiKolhapurIndoreGhaziabad
BengaluruNavi MumbaiKolkataHyderabadPune
New DelhiNasikRanchiJaipur-

*Test centres may be cancelled, combined or changed depending on the number of candidates in specific centre(s) or new centre(s) added to the above list.

Candidates must report to ATMA Test Center not later than half-an-hour before commencement of the Test. The second page of the admit card is meant for the candidate. The candidate is required to obtain invigilator’s signature on it, and retain the same for future use.

Read More About ATMA Exam Centers

ATMA 2017 Exam Pattern

  • ATMA 2017 will be conducted in online mode.
  • It will contain 180 multiple choice questions.
  • 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.

Given below is the Section-wise distribution of questions in ATMA:

SectionNo. of Questions
Verbal Skills30
Analytical Reasoning Skills30
Quantitative Skills30
Verbal Skills30
Analytical Reasoning Skills30
Quantitative Skills30

Marking Scheme in ATMA

  • One mark will be rewarded for every correct answer.
  • There is a negative marking of 0.25 for every wrong answer.
  • For every unattempted question, no mark will be deducted.
  • 0.25 marks will be deducted in case a candidate marks more than one answer.

ATMA 2017 Paper Analysis

The February session of ATMA 2017 was successfully held on February 12, 2017. The level of difficulty has been consistently similar over the years. ATMA 2017 (February) tested the verbal, analytical reasoning and quantitative skills of students. The questions were of easy to moderate level of difficulty. Following is the analysis of the sections:

  1. Analytical Reasoning - This was the toughest section in ATMA 2017. It comprised data sufficiency, Input- output, circular arrangement, statements & conclusions, deductions, cause & effect etc. topics in the exam.
  2. Quantitative Ability - The questions were simple and straightforward. The difficulty level of this section was also easy to moderate.
  3. Verbal Ability - The reading comprehension passage was simple and easier to score than other questions. Passage 3 & 4 were time consuming. Candidates found para completion questions a little bit difficult. 

Read More  ATMA Paper Analysis

ATMA 2017 Syllabus

We know by now that ATMA contains 3 main sections viz. Analytical Reasoning, Quantitative Ability, and Verbal Ability. It is essential for candidates to understand the pattern and syllabus of the exam before they plan their preparation. Here are all the important topics of the three sections that a candidate must prepare:

SectionATMA Syllabus
Analytical ReasoningOdd-one-out
Arrangement of letters
Blood Relations
Visual Reasoning
Statement– Conclusion
Number Series
Quantitative AbilityPercentage
Profit and Loss
Time and Work
Number System
Data Interpretation
Basic Arithmetic
Simple Interest
Verbal AbilityVocabulary
Reading Comprehension
Fill in the Blanks

ATMA 2017 Preparation Books

Following is a list of books for reference that can help a candidate in preparing for the exam:

Atma 2017 Reference book
Book NameAuthor/ Publisher
CMAT Entrance Guide with Mock Test CD 2 EditionDisha Experts
SNAP/ IIFT/ XAT/ TISS/ CMAT/ NMAT/ IRMA/ MAT Management Entrance Test: MBA Solved PaperGautam Puri
Mission MBA-MAT: Solved Papers 2013-2011 1st Edition (Paperback)Tarun Goyal BS Sijwalii
Trishna’s Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning for the CAT and other MBA ExaminationTime
Quantitative Aptitude for MBA: Entrance Examination first edition (Paperback)Sulava
Master Key to MBA Entrance Exam 2009 01 Edition (Paperback)SL Gulati, Ravi

ATMA 2017 Result

  • ATMA 2017 Results for July sessionhas been declared on July 28, 2017.
  • Candidates can visit and enter their PID and password to check the Result for ATMA.
  • The scores in ATMA will be valid for the following academic year only.
  • ATMA Result will solely be based on a candidate’s performance in the entrance exam.

How to check ATMA Result?

atma result, how to check atma exam result

  1. Go to the official website i.e.
  2. Click on Candidate’s Login
  3. Choose Exam and Enter PID and password
  4. Click on View/Download ATMA 2017 Score Card
  5. Verify the personal details on the result
  6. Download ATMA 2017 Score Card

ATMA Score Card

  • ATMA score report for each candidate will contain four scores: viz quantitative, verbal, analytical and total.
  • These scores are based on raw scores of each candidate and are statistically scaled with reference to the entire Test population.
  • The first three scores measure different constructs and are neither comparable nor can be added to each other.
  • The scores can be easily interpreted, compared in each construct category and used for specific purposes.
  • ATMA scores cannot be compared directly to other similar Test scores.

Details on ATMA Score Card

  • Test Date
  • Total Scaled Score
  • Overall Percentile
  • Name
  • Address
  • Roll Number
  • Scaled Score & Percentile for Quantitative Skills
  • Scaled Report & Percentile for Verbal Skills
  • Scaled Report & Percentile for Analytical Reasoning

ATMA 2017 Cut Off

  • The scores of ATMA are accepted by more than 200 colleges.
  • It is important for each candidate to score the minimum set marks to be considered for admission.
  • Candidates can seek admission to courses such as MBA/PGDM/PGDBA/MCA/MCM etc. through this exam.
  • ATMA Cut Off depends on various factors like difficulty level, number of test takers, and number of seats offered by the B-schools. Here are the minimum cutoff marks required by candidates to apply for different colleges. 
InstituteATMA 2017 Cut off
Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad (IMS, Ghaziabad)70
Acharya Bangalore B-School (ABBS)60
Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS) Sector-5, Rohini60
AIMS Institute60
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 Business50
SCMS Cochin School Of Business (SCMS Cochin)50

ATMA 2017 Selection Procedure 

  • ATMA Selection Procedure takes into account the marks scored by a candidate in the entrance exam, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview combined. 
  • The result of ATMA will contain an applicant’s score in ATMA 2017, Pre-admission processes, extra-curricular, work experience and academic profile.
  • The final admission of the candidates will depend on the norms and criteria set by the individual participating colleges.
  • All qualifying candidates will then proceed to ATMA Counselling that will vary college-wise.
  • It is important for candidates to be present in person for the counselling rounds. Make sure you carry the below-mentioned documents while appearing for ATMA Counselling:
  1. ATMA Score Card/Hall Ticket
  2. Original Degree/Provisional Certificate
  3. Multiple Passport size color and black & white photos.
  4. Original and a copy of Counselling Letter.
  5. Original and a copy of Admit Card.
  6. Original and copies of 10th, 12th standard.

ATMA 2017 Participating Institutes

  • The admission to any participating college of ATMA will be based on the total marks a candidate scores in all selection rounds. These scores are valid for one year only.
  • Candidates can choose any five colleges they want to take admission in.
  • These Institutions have the exclusive authority to decide on admissions to their programs. ATMA or AIMS has no role in their admission decisions.
  • The candidate should write to ATMA Office directly indicating the institutions to which his scores should be sent, with a fee of INR 100/- per Institution applied for. The ATMA Office will send these scores within a week of the receipt of the request.
  • Students are expected to apply directly to the various Institutions for their Admission Bulletins and Application Forms, within the deadlines for admissions to each Institution.

Here are the Top 10 MBA colleges accepting ATMA scores:

  1. MICA Ahmedabad
  2. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (WeSchool), Mumbai
  3. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (WeSchool), Bangalore
  4. Christ University Institute of Management – CUIM, Bengaluru
  5. National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM), Pune
  6. Institute of Management Development and Research (IMDR), Pune
  7. National Institute of Integrated Learning and Management (NIILM), Delhi
  8. St. Joseph’s College of Business Administration (SJCBA), Bangalore
  9. Institute of Technology & Management (ITM), Navi Mumbai
  10. International School of Business and Media (ISB&M), Pune

Know More ATMA Participating Colleges

ATMA 2017 FAQs

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 can not 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


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Vivek Bansal

Can we skip and jump to next question while working with the ATMA exam paper in online mode?

27 Jul, 2017 16:02
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Vivek, Yes, you can do that but it is advised that do not spend more than 30 minutes in a particular section.

27 Jul, 2017 16:11
shivani tiwari

To how many colleges will my ATMA score be sent?

27 Jul, 2017 15:50
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Shivani, 5 colleges selected by you at the time of form filling will be receiving your ATMA score through the mail.

27 Jul, 2017 16:13
shivani tiwari

Can I fill ATMA application form for the June attempt in February only?

27 Jul, 2017 15:49
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Shivani, No, you can’t! The registration will start in the month of June.

27 Jul, 2017 16:15
Deeksha Gupta

I find that there is a duplication of section names in ATMA test, is it true?

27 Jul, 2017 15:25
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Deeksha, Yes, you will get to attempt every section twice. There will be the difference in the difficulty level.

27 Jul, 2017 15:40
pankaj pathak

How many attempts can I give through a single registration of ATMA?

27 Jul, 2017 13:30
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Pankaj, You can appear for only once through a single registration.

27 Jul, 2017 15:18
Yashika Goel

What are the requirements of photograph defined by ATMA?

27 Jul, 2017 13:09
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Yashika, A recent colored, passport size photograph has to be pasted in place given on the printed copy of the ATMA admit card.

Check:  ATMA Photo Size, Dimension, Format and Other Details.

27 Jul, 2017 15:16
Yashika Goel

Any ID proof is needed along with the ATMA admit card?

27 Jul, 2017 13:08
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Yashika, Yes, a copy of the photo ID proof is needed with the ATMA Exam. One of the following can work as the photo ID proof:

  • Driving licence
  • Aadhaar card
  • PAN card
  • Voter ID card
  • ID proof issued by Gazetted authorities

27 Jul, 2017 15:09
Soumya Sehgal

Can I ask for a refund or adjustment of ATMA application fee if I fail to appear for the test?

27 Jul, 2017 13:07
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Soumya, No, fee once paid cannot be adjusted or refunded. This is prior stated by the authorities.

27 Jul, 2017 15:08
Soumya Sehgal

What are the helpline numbers to get the information corrected on ATMA admit card?

27 Jul, 2017 13:07
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Soumya, Please check the details which are given below:

Tel: (O) 040-23417875/76


Address: Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS), D No:6-3-668/10/76, First Floor, Near Sri Kalyana Venkateshwara Temple, Durga Nagar Colony, Punjagutta, Hyderabad 500082.

27 Jul, 2017 15:06
pushpendra singh

What is the minimum percentage criteria for AIMS entrance test?

27 Jul, 2017 13:06
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Pushpendra, A minimum of 50% marks during graduation is compulsory.

27 Jul, 2017 15:03
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