ATMA 2020 Application Form (Out), Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern and Syllabus

Updated On – November 18th 2019 by LOKESH GUPTA

ATMA 2020 Registration for February session has begun from November 18, 2019. Aspirants can register for ATMA 2020 in online mode only at the official website – The last day to submit ATMA Application Form 2020 is February 3, 2020.

AIMS conducts ATMA exam for candidates seeking admission in MBA in private and government business schools. The exam is conducted five times for a season. ATMA February 2020, the first phase for the academic season 2020 – 22 session is scheduled for February 9, 2020 in online mode.

  • Any graduate with 50% marks, Charted Accountants or final year students are eligible for ATMA exam.
  • The application fees is INR 1298, however, 25% and 50% concession in fees is given to women and candidates belonging to North Eastern Indian States respectively.
  • ATMA exam contains 180 MCQs from 6 sections i.e. Verbal Skills – I and II, Analytical Reasoning Skills – I and II and Quantitative Skills – I and II. Check ATMA Exam Pattern
  • The total duration of the exam is 3 hours. Each section has to be finished in 30 minutes. 
  • There are around 399 Business Schools accepting ATMA scores for admitting students in management programs.
  • Each college releases its own cut off depending on factors such as number of students applied for admission against number of seats. 

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ATMA 2020 Highlights

The highlights about ATMA 2020 exam are mentioned below:

Exam NameAIMS Test for Management Admission
Conducting BodyAssociation of Indian Management Schools (AIMS)
Exam LevelNational Level
Exam TypeEntrance Exam


5 times for Academic Session 2020 – 2022
(February, May, June, July and December 2020)
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Application FeeINR 1298
Mode of ExamComputer-Based i.e. Online
Duration of Exam | Max. Ques.3 hours | 180
Courses OfferedMBA, PGDM, MCA, MMS
Helpdesk No.09607404869 | 07875999647
Official Website | |

Why Apply for ATMA 2020?

  • It is a high-quality test, accepted by top management colleges in India.
  • 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.

Read How to Prepare for ATMA 2020?

ATMA Exam Dates 2020

AIMS has announced ATMA Exam Dates for February session as mentioned below: 

EventsDates (February Session)
ATMA Registration 2020 began onNovember 18, 2019 (Open)
Last day to pay ATMA Application FeesFebruary 1, 2020
Last day to submit ATMA Application Form 2020February 3, 2020
Issue of ATMA Admit Card 2020February 5, 2020
ATMA February 2020 Exam onFebruary 9, 2020 (2:00 PM – 5:00 PM)
Release of ATMA Result 2020 February 13, 2020

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ATMA Eligibility 2020

ATMA 2020 Eligibility Criteria is mentioned below:

  • Candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum 50% marks from any recognized university.
  • Candidates appearing in final year of their graduation are eligible for the exam.
  • Charted Accountants can also apply for ATMA 2020. 

Read Detailed ATMA 2020 Eligibility Criteria

ATMA 2020 Application Form

ATMA 2020 Application Form for February session is available from November 18, 2019 – February 3, 2020. The registration is done through online mode only. Applicants who wish to apply are required to visit the official website of exam and submit their applications. 

Step 1: ATMA Registration

Candidates are required to register using valid email ID and Mobile Number.

  1. Go to the official website –
  2. Enter your email id and Mobile Number
  3. Fill your details and press Submit.

Upon successful submission, a unique registration number and password will be sent to your email id.

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Step 2: Fill ATMA Application Form

The candidates will be required to submit the following listed details about themselves

Personal detailsEducation DetailsOther Information
NameAcademic BackgroundPersonal ID Code
Father’s NameExam PassedState Belonging to
CategorySSCCity Belonging to
SexHSCPreferred Test Center (2)
AgeDegreeLandiline Number
CoursePost GraduationMobile Number
Date of Birth Contact AddressChoice Code of Institutes (5)

Step 3 – Upload Photo and Signature 

  • Upload the scanned images of a recent passport size photograph and signature 

Step 4: Payment of Fees

  • Candidates have to pay the application fee after submitting the form.
  • The application fee can only be paid online using Debit Card/ Credit Card.

ATMA Application Fees

CategoryApplication Fees
GeneralINR 1298
WomenINR 974
North Eastern StatesINR 649

ATMA 2020 Admit Card

ATMA Admit Cards for February 2020 session will be issued on February 5, 2020. Steps to download the hall ticket are as follows:

>atma admit card

Step 1: Visit the official website,

Step 2: Enter your PID and Password issued by AIMS/ ATMA

Step 3: Click ‘ATMA Admit Card’ to download the ticket.

Step 4: View and check all the details mentioned in the document.

Step 5: Save and take a print out of ATMA Admit Card.

ATMA Exam Centers 2020

  • Management aspirants applying for ATMA 2020 have the liberty to choose exam center for themselves.
  • Candidates must select two centers so that it becomes easier for AIMS to allocate centers as per student’s choice.
  • Once the center is allocated, students can only request change under genuine situation, at least five days prior to the exam date.

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Below is a list of centers that candidates can choose from

ATMA Exam Pattern 2020

The following infograph highlights the basic paper pattern of ATMA 2020 exam:

ATMA Exam Pattern, ATMA Paper Pattern

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

  • ATMA exam is conducted as a computer based test.
  • It will contain 180 multiple choice questions each of 1 mark.
  • ATMA 2020 Exam Pattern covers 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 an incorrect response
SectionsNo. of QuestionsSectional Time
Verbal Skills – I3030 Minutes
Analytical Reasoning Skills – I3030 Minutes
Quantitative Skills – I3030 Minutes
Verbal Skills – II3030 Minutes
Analytical Reasoning Skills – II3030 Minutes
Quantitative Skills – II3030 Minutes
Total180 Questions180 Minutes

ATMA Mock Tests 2020

  • AIMS releases their own sample questions as well as official mock tests to prepare better for ATMA exam.
  • To practice them, visit the official website of ATMA and click ‘Mock Test’ or ‘Sample Questions’ tab.
  • A window will open, enter your registered Email ID and Password there. 
  • You will easily be able to download the PDFs of each of the document.
ATMA Mock Test, ATMA Sample Questions
  • Both mock tests and sample paper materials will act as a tool to prepare better for the exam.
  • Also, these will help you in gaining an idea of the exam pattern.

Download ATMA 2020 Sample Papers

ATMA Syllabus 2020

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 2020 exam.

ReasoningQuantitative AbilityVerbal Ability
Arrangement of lettersSimple Interest

Reading Comprehension

Coding-DecodingPercentageFill in the Blanks
Blood RelationsProfit and LossSynonyms
Visual ReasoningTime-Speed-DistanceAntonyms
AnalogyTime and WorkVocabulary
SyllogismNumber SystemParallel relationships
Statement– ConclusionBasic Arithmetic

Sentence Completion

Number Series

Sentence Correction

Data Interpretation

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ATMA 2020 Result

  • ATMA 2020 Result for February session will be released on February 5, 2020.
  • The Result is declared in form of score card at the official website. ATMA Score card will consist of the following information-

ATMA score card

  • Name of the candidate
  • Address
  • 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 2020 Cutoff

All colleges accepting ATMA score will release their respective cut offs. Candidates scoring marks equal to or more than the cut off will be eligible for the next rounds of admission into the institutes. ATMA 2020 Cutoff is given below:

InstituteATMA 2020 Cut off (Expected)
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 2020 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 DiscussionFor Group discussion, qualified candidates from the previous rounds 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 InterviewThe Personal Interview round is one on one interaction round where the panelists judge 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-
    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

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ATMA 2020 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?

Ans. 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% of 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 i.e.

Ques. What is the registration fee for ATMA 2020?

Ans. The registration fees for ATMA is INR 1298, which is inclusive of GST.

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 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 2020 February session will be available from February 5, 2020.

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 2020?

Ans. ATMA 2020 result for February session will be declared on February 13, 2020, at the official website.

Ques. Where can I find the mock test for ATMA?

Ans. Candidates can find mock tests on the official website i.e.

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 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 2020 February session is February 1, 2020.

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 centers 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+GST

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

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