Jan. 19, 2018
AIMS Test for Management Admissions

ATMA 2018

ATMA 2018: The result of ATMA January session has been announced. The exam was conducted on January 14. ATMA 2018 exam for the February session is scheduled to be conducted on February 25, 2018. Online registration for the exam has started on January 15, 2018. The test will be conducted online across 18 cities. ATMA 2018 admit card will be released on February 22, 2018. ATMA February scores will be accepted by 69 institutes. The entrance test comprises section on Analytical Reasoning, Verbal and Quantitative Skills. Candidates have to 180 questions within 180 minutes. The section-wise and overall scores will be scaled out of 100 and 800, respectively. ATMA result of February session will be declared on March 1. ATMA test for May and July session will be held on May 27 and July 1, respectively. The test for August session will be held on August 5. Candidates can check below for more details on ATMA eligibility, application form, important dates, test cities, result, cutoff, exam pattern and syllabus.

Latest: ATMA 2018 Application Form released for February Session - Check Here 

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What is ATMA 2018?

ATMA is a test that assess the aptitude of candidates necessary for the post graduate management programmes. ATMA scores are valid for one academic year and are accepted by over 200 business schools in India.

Facts about ATMA 2018

Exam name AIMS Test for Management Aptitude
Commonly known as ATMA
Conducted authority Association of Indian Management Schools
Exam category Postgraduate
Exam level National
Programmes covered Post graduate management programmes (PGDM, PGDBA, MBA, MCM, MCA)
Duration 180 minutes
Exam type Online and offline

ATMA Important Dates 2018

ATMA is conducted in January, February, May, June and July. ATMA important dates contain the dates related to application, exam, announcement of result and issue of admit card. Candidates can check the table below for ATMA 2018 important dates.

ATMA important dates (February Session)

ATMA application form to be released
January 15, 2017
ATMA 2018 last date to apply
February 19, 2018
Last date to reprint ATMA application form
February 20, 2018
ATMA admit card to be issued from
February 22, 2018
ATMA 2018 entrance test 
February 25, 2018
ATMA 2018 result to be announced on  March 1, 2018

ATMA important dates (January Session)

ATMA application form to be released
December 4, 2017
ATMA 2018 last date to apply
January  9, 2018
Last date to reprint ATMA application form
January 10, 2018
ATMA admit card to be issued from
January 11, 2018
ATMA 2018 entrance test 
January 14, 2018
ATMA 2018 result to be announced 
January 19, 2018

ATMA Eligibility Criteria 2018

ATMA eligibility criteria give details about the age, nationality, academic qualification and number of attempts. The eligibility criteria has been prescribed by the exam conducting body. According to ATMA 2018 eligibility criteria, candidates must have a Bachelors degree in any discipline. The minimum percentage required in graduation are defined by the participating institutes. Candidate in the final year of their graduation can apply for ATMA 2018. Candidates should be at least 21 years and there is no restriction in the upper age limit. However, there is no limit in the number of attempts.

ATMA Application Form 2018

ATMA application form is available online from January 15 to February 19, 2018. The application form can be filled in three steps. ATMA 2018 application fees is Rs 1100 and can be paid only online. Candidates can pay their fees till January 18.  While filling ATMA application form candidates have to choose five institutes where they want to sent their scores. Candidates can check below the steps to fill ATMA application form.

Steps to fill ATMA application form

Step 1: Paying the registration fees

Step 2: Generating Personal Identification Number (PID) number

Step 3: Filling the online application form

ATMA Exam Centres 2018

ATMA 2018 will be conducted across 18 cities in India. The test will be held from 2 pm to 5 pm. Candidates have to enter their preferences of ATMA exam centres at the time of application. Candidates need to select two exam cities as per their convenience and proximity. ATMA exam centres will not be changed after final submission of application. Candidates can request for the change in exam cities at least five days before the test. However, the examination authority accepts the request if the reasons are found valid.

Lists of ATMA exam centres

Ahmedabad (Gandhi Nagar)
New Delhi
Navi Mumbai

ATMA Admit Card 2018

ATMA admit card for February session will be released on February 22, 2018 and can be downloaded till the day of examination. The admit card will be issued to those candidates whose application are accepted by the examination authority. To download ATMA 2018 admit card candidate have to select the date of exam and enter PID number and password. The admit card mentions the date, time and exam venue as well as candidates details. Candidates are required to paste two passport size photograph on the ATMA 2018 admit card after downloading it. Candidates have to submit the following documents to the invigilator at the time of exam.

Lists of documents

  • Admit card
  • ATMA bulletin receipt issued on payment of registration fee or email copy
  • Copy of registration form
  • Photo identification in original

ATMA Exam Pattern 2018

ATMA comprises six sections and time duration of exam is 3 hour.All questions as per ATMA 2018 exam pattern 2018 are objective type carrying multiple options. There will be 180 questions from Analytical Reasoning, Quantitative, and Verbal skills.According to marking scheme candidates for correct answer will score 1 mark while for each wrong answer 0.25 mark will be deducted. For four incorrect answer one mark will be deducted from the total score.

ATMA 2018 exam pattern Area Number of Questions Allotted Time (minutes)
1 Analytical Reasoning Skills 30 30
2 Verbal Skills 30 30
3 Quantitative Skills 30 30
4 Verbal Skills 30 30
5 Analytical Reasoning Skills 30 30
6 Quantitative Skills 30 30
Total 180 180

ATMA syllabus 2018

ATMA syllabus comprises topics from Analytical Reasoning, Quantitative, and Verbal skills. The questions on Analytical Skills assess a candidates logical thinking abilities. Quantitative consists questions based on high school Mathematics. Questions on verbal skills test a candidates recognition of correct grammatical usage, vocabulary and familiarities with words, understanding of English Language. Candidates can check the ATMA 2018 syllabus below.

ATMA 2018 syllabus

Analytical Reasoning Questions is based on a passage or set of conditions
Quantitative Number System, Average, Allegation, Percentages, Profit & Loss, Interest, Ratio & Proportion Variations, Time & work, Time, Speed & Distance, Geometry, Mensuration, Functions, Set Theory, Permutation & Combination, Probability, Progression, Inequalities, Coordinate Geometry, Quadratic Equation, Logarithm
Verbal Skills Reading comprehension, sentence correction, word meaning and sentence completions

ATMA Sample Papers 2018

ATMA sample papers have been released by AIMA. The sample papers are available online at Entrance Corner. ATMA 2018 sample papers also contain the answers to questions. These sample papers are prepared based on the syllabus and exam pattern. Candidates practising ATMA sample papers get an idea of the topic-wise distribution of questions, important topics and pattern of questions. Apart from this, sample papers increase the question-solving speed of candidates and improve their time-management skills.

ATMA Result 2018

ATMA result is announced online for all the tests. ATMA 2018 result for January session has been declared on January 19, 2018. The result of the February session will be announced on March 1.  ATMA result is made available in the form of the scorecard. To check ATMA result and download the scorecard candidates have to log in with their PID number and password. The hard copy of ATMA scorecard will not be sent to the candidate by post. ATMA 2018 scorecard contains a candidates details, test date and month, sectional and overall scaled scores and percentile. The total score of candidates will be scaled out of 800. While the sectional scores are scaled out of 100.

ATMA Cutoff 2018

ATMA cutoff is released by the participating institutes after the declaration of result. The cutoff is the minimum marks decided by the participating institutes based on which candidates are called for further rounds of the selection procedure. ATMA 2018 cutoff vary as per the institutes. The cutoff depends on factors such as a number of candidates, difficulty level of test and number of seats in each institute. The cutoff of top business schools accepting ATMA scores ranges between 90 to 97 percentile.

ATMA Selection Procedure 2018

ATMA selection procedure involves filling the application form, appearing in the entrance test followed by shortlisting for Group Discussion (GD) and or Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds conducted by the participating institutes. On the basis of a candidates score as well as the cutoff they are called by participating institutes for further rounds of selection process. Candidates are finally selected for admission based on their ATMA 2018 scores as well as performance in GD/WAT-PI.

ATMA Participating Institutes

ATMA participating institutes are the list of colleges that accepts the scores for offering admission to various management programmes. There are more than 200 ATMA 2018 participating institutes. ATMA 2018 scores of January session were accepted by 52 business schools. The scores of February session will be accepted by 69 participating institutes. Each institutes follow different selection procedure for offering admission to candidates. The top business schools accepting ATMA scores are given below.

Lists of ATMA participating institutes - Click here