Applied for ATMA? Check all details

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ATMA is conducted for admission to various post-graduate management courses (MBA, PGDM, MCA, MCM etc.) offered by Association of Management Schools. ATMA is scheduled thrice every year in February, May and July. Registration, exam and result is declared separately for each session of exam. ATMA evaluates a candidate’s comprehension skills, verbal reasoning capabilities, numerical reasoning capabilities etc. It is of total 180 marks. There are approximately 76 B-Schools which accept ATMA scores.

ATMA 2017 will be conducted in three sessions viz February, May and July. The Registration for February 2017 will be invited at the official website starting from the second week of January 2017 and exam will be conducted around the third week of February 2017. Result and Merit List of the exam will be announced soon after the conduct of ATMA 2017 exam.

ATMA Important Dates 2017

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.

Event Date
ATMA Application Form 2017 will be available from June 26, 2017
ATMA Information bulletins will be available from June 26, 2017
Last day to pay application fee via online mode July 15, 2017
Registration will close on July 17, 2017
Last date for Reprint of filled Application Form July 20, 2017
ATMA Admit Card 2017 (July) will be available from July 20, 2017
ATMA Exam Date 2017 (July) July 23, 2017
Declaration of ATMA Result July 28, 2017

ATMA Eligibility

  • 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, provided they complete their education with minimum qualifying marks (50%) before the time of admission.
  • Prerequisites: Candidates must produce their qualifying exam mark sheet during ATMA 2017 Admissions.
  • Age Criteria: Candidates must be at least 21 years on or before the time of admission to apply for ATMA 2017.
  • Domicile: There is no Domicile restriction for candidates applying for ATMA.
  • Nationality: Candidates who are Indian Nationals can only apply.

Note: Candidates not fulfilling this criterion at the time of admission will be removed from the process thereafter.

ATMA Registration 2017

Application Form of ATMA 2017 can be filled and submitted at the official website i.e. The Application form can also be filled in offline mode with registration form being bought from a store (designated centers) or being downloaded from the official website mentioned earlier. The Application form can be filled in the following steps.

New Registration

Candidates applying fresh for ATMA 2017 should register in the beginning. Candidates are required to be follow the steps mentioned below to register for exam

  • Go to the official website
  • Enter your email id
  • Enter you contact number
  • Submit you details

Upon successful submission, the system will auto generate you a unique registration number and password and send you at your registered email id using which you can continue your registration.

Form Filling

Upon successful registration, you are required to submit your details as required by the form, to ensure smooth and transparent flow in the conduct of examination, the conducting authority creates profile for each candidate appearing for the examination which helps them judge the eligibility criteria and ensure that candidates meet the same. Here’s how you can fill your form for ATMA 2017

  • Go to the official website
  • Using the details sent to you at your email id, login.
  • Fill the details required by the system. 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)
Age Degree Landline Number
Course Post-Graduation Mobile Number
Date of Birth Choice Code of Institutes (5)
Contact Address

Fee Payment

Applicants of all categories are required to pay an application fee of INR 1100/-. Candidates can pay the application fee through Debit Card/Credit Card, Net Banking or Bank Transfer. If purchasing ATMA Application Form from designated centers, pay either through Demand Draft or Cash. ATMA 2017 Application Fee will not be refunded once paid, in any situation.

ATMA Application Fee: INR 1100

Payment Mode: Debit Card/Credit Card/Bank Transfer

Uploading of Photograph

Candidates applying are required to submit recent passport size colored photograph at the printed application form. The photograph should clearly follow the guideline mentioned by the authorities. After successful attachment of Photograph and duly signature at the completely application form, candidates can send the application form at the mentioned address

Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS)

101, Rekha Deluxe Enclave Sangeetha Nagar, Punjagutta,

Hyderabad 500082

Tel.No.Office: 040-2337 0024/34

ATMA Exam Pattern

ATMA is conducted in a certain format and pattern as mentioned below.

  • ATMA exam 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.
  • One mark for correct response, 0.25 marks to be deducted for incorrect response
Section No. of Questions
Verbal Skills 30
Analytical Reasoning Skills 30
Quantitative Skills 30
Verbal Skills 30
Analytical Reasoning Skills 30
Quantitative Skills 30
Total 180

ATMA Syllabus

Since ATMA is conducted for admission to post graduate management courses, the syllabus is similar to other management entrance exam. Here’s the attached syllabus for ATMA 2017 exam.

Reasoning Quantitative Ability Verbal Ability
Odd-one-out Algebra Grammar
Arrangement of letters Vocabulary
Coding-Decoding Reading Comprehension
Blood Relations Fill in the Blanks
Visual Reasoning Synonyms
Statement– Conclusion
Number Series
Profit and Loss
Time and Work
Number System
Data Interpretation
Basic Arithmetic
Simple Interest

ATMA Result 2017

The Result of ATMA will be declared within a week of the conduct of the examination. The Result will be declared in form of score card at the official website. Candidates are advised to check their result and download their score card at the earliest to avoid any hassle or error.

  • 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.


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