ATMA 2017 – All India Management Schools (AIMS) will be conducting the AIMS Test for Management Admission (ATMA) for May 2017 session on May 28, 2017, in online mode. The interested and eligible candidates can apply for the test in online and offline mode. The candidates opting to apply online can access the link given here below. However, the candidates can purchase the application form and bulletin from ATMA Admission Centre in offline mode. The ATMA score 2017 will be used for taking admission to MBA and other post graduate management programs offered by over 150 B-Schools of India. Go through this article for more details on ATMA 2017, application process, eligibility norms, important dates, syllabus, exam pattern, cutoff, etc.
Latest ATMA May 2017 Application Form Released
- Exam Name – AIMS Test for Management Admission
- Commonly known as – ATMA
- Level of Exam – National Level
- Exam Category – Post Graduate (MBA Entrance Exam)
- Conducting Body – Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS)
The important dates of May 2017 session of ATMA 2017 has been announced and have been listed in the table below.
|Events||ATMA February 2017||ATMA May 2017||ATMA July 2017|
|Registration for ATMA 2017 started on||December 23, 2016||20 February 2017||–|
|Information bulletins were distributed on||January 02, 2017||1 March 2017||–|
|The last date for the payment via NEFT/Bank Transfer||January 31, 2017||18 May 2017||–|
|Last date for issuance of ATMA bulletins||January 31||18 May 2017||–|
|Last date to register for test||February 02, 2017||20 May 2017||–|
|Application form can be re-printed till||February 06, 2017||24 May 2017||–|
|Admit card will be issued on||February 08, 2017||25 May 2017||–|
|ATMA 2017 will be held on||February 12, 2017||May 28, 2017||July 23, 2017|
|Result of ATMA 2017 announced on||February 24, 2017||Around 5 June 2017||–|
Before applying for ATMA 2017, all the candidates must go through the eligibility norms and should apply only after ensuring that they meet the same. The eligibility criteria of ATMA 2017 is as follow –
- Candidate should be a graduate in any discipline or should have passed any equivalent exam from a recognized University or Institute.
- Candidate still pursuing the final year of his/her Bachelor Degree can also apply.
- No age restriction is there.
Interested and eligible candidates, in order to appear for ATMA 2017 must fill and submit the ATMA 2017 Application Form. The candidates can either choose the online or offline mode to apply for the test. The ATMA Application Form is available online on the official website of ATMA-AIMS, however, they can easily obtain the form by accessing the link given above. The candidates will firstly be required to get themselves registered and acquire PID & password, then fill in the Application Form. The candidates opting for Online Registration are required to make online payment of the requisite application fee.
The candidates opting for the offline mode to apply can purchase the ATMA Bulletins from the ATMA Admission Centre on paying the application fee either in cash or DD. Such candidates will have to fill in the ATMA Application Form in their handwriting and submit the duly filled form at the ATMA office.
Registration Fee for ATMA 2017
The candidates opting for the online mode to apply are required to pay the requisite fee online only, either through NEFT or Net Banking. The candidates opting for the offline mode will have to pay the application fee via cash or DD. The ATMA Application Fee is non-refundable in nature and candidates must make sure that they pay the application fees within the prescribed time duration. The Application Fee amount is as follow –
ATMA Application Fee – Rs. 1100/- (for all categories)
AIMS A/c No.: Account No: 068010100035918
IFS Code: UTIB0000068
Beneficiary – Association of Indian Management Schools
DD to be made in favour of “Association of Indian Management Schools” payable at Hyderabad through notified Fee Collection / Distribution Centres
ATMA Test Centres 2017
ATMA 2017 for May 2017 session will be held in online mode across 30 cities of India like Ahmedabad, New Delhi, Ghaziabad, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Pune etc. The name and complete details of the allotted exam centre will be mentioned on the admit card of the candidates. On the day of the test, the candidates must make sure that they carry the admit card to the exam hall. Also, the candidates must not carry any valuable items, a piece of paper, mobile phones, electronic devices with a radio transmitter, etc. inside the exam hall.
Admit Card is a document that will be obligatorily required by every candidate for appearing in the ATMA 2017. The ATMA admit card is issued only to those candidates, whose applications would have been received on time by AIMS. The candidates can download their ATMA May 2017 admit card online from May 25, 2017. For seeking entry into the test centre, the candidates must carry the admit card. The candidates will also be required to paste their recent passport size photograph on the downloaded admit card to be carried to the allocated test centre.
- The admit card will not be made available to any candidate through post or email.
- Also, no entry will be allowed into the test centre without furnishing the valid ATMA 2017 Admit Card.
A total of 180 questions will be asked in ATMA 2017 and all these will be based on MCQ format. There will be 6 sections in the paper, comprising of 30 questions each. The table below will give a clear idea about these 6 sections. The duration of ATMA-AIMS 2017 will be of 180 minutes, i.e. 03 hours.
|Section||Questions will be asked from||No. of Questions||Allotted Time|
|1||Analytical Reasoning Skills||30||30 Minutes|
|2||Verbal Skills||30||30 Minutes|
|3||Quantitative Skills||30||30 Minutes|
|4||Verbal Skills||30||30 Minutes|
|5||Analytical Reasoning Skills||30||30 Minutes|
|6||Quantitative Skills||30||30 Minutes|
Each question will have 4 options and the candidate will be required to mark one correct answer out of these 4 options. Every correct answer given by the candidate will fetch him/her 1 mark each whereas 1/3rd mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
The applicants are advised to check the syllabus for ATMA May 2017, to be familiar with the various topics and sub-topics of the test. Also, with the help of the syllabus, the candidates won’t be wasting time preparing for unnecessary topics. There is no definite syllabus for ATMA, however, the questions in the test will be based on 3 topics, which are Analytical Reasoning Skills, Verbal Skills and Quantitative Skills.
The result of May ATMA 2017 will be announced around June 5, 2017. The scorecard furnishing the result of the candidates will be available online for the candidates to check and download. To access the result, the candidates can click on the appropriate link given on this page and log in by entering their PID and Password. The ATMA PID and Password were generated during the registration process. The exam authority won’t be sending any hard copy of the ATMA Score Card 2017 via post, email or courier.
With the announcement of the result, the various participating institutes will be releasing their cutoff marks. To be eligible for the pre-admission processes, the candidates must score equal to or more than the cutoff marks. However, the candidates must note that the cutoff marks will vary from institute to institute. It is expected that the cutoff marks will remain similar to that of last year.
There are over 150 Institutes that will be accepting the ATMA 2017 score. After the announcement of the result, these participating institutes will be announcing their cutoff scores. Each Institute will have their own cutoff scores, sectional scores, aggregate scores, etc. on which the candidates will be shortlisted for the pre-admission rounds. The candidates are advised to visit the official website of these Institutes for further details on the Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds. Click on the sub-heading above to check the list of participating institutes of ATMA 2017.
ATMA is conducted 4 times in a year by Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) for the intake of the candidates into participating institutes. For appearing in ATMA 2017 exam, the candidates do not require any specific prior knowledge of business or other subject areas nor does ATMA seeks to measure achievement in any particular subject area. ATMA test has been designed to evaluate the candidate’s aptitude for higher management education. Various management institutes participate in ATMA and AIMS also sends the ATMA scores of the candidate to top 5 participating institutes.