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AIMS Test Management Admissions (ATMA)

AIMS Test Management Admissions (ATMA)

ATMA (AIMS Test for Management Admissions) is an entrance exam that is conducted by AIMS for students who are willing to take admission to management courses across various institutes in India.

AIMS Test for Management Admissions is held for admission to the post-graduate programs in management i.e. Master of Business Administration (MBA), Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), Post Graduate Certificate in Management (PGCM)/Master of Computer Application (MCA) offered by various institutes/universities in India.

Important Dates

ATMA Exam Dates / Exam Schedule


ATMA 1st week of July 2017 Dates

ATMA last week of July 2017 Dates

Date of Commencement of Registration

3rd Week of June 2017

1st Week of July 2017

Close of Payment (through NEFT/Bank Transfer)

Last Week of June 2017

2nd Week of July 2017

Close of Payment (through gateway)

Last Week of June 2017

3rd Week of July 2017

Date of Closure of Registration

Last Week of June 2017

3rd Week of July 2017

Last date for Reprint of filled-in Application Form


3rd Week of July 2017

Downloading of Admit Cards

Last Week of June 2017

3rd Week of July 2017

Online test

1st Week of July 2017

Last Week of July 2017


1st Week of July 2017

1st Week of August 2017

These are tentative dates and will be updated as soon as the actual dates for ATMA 2017 are declared. Students are requested to visit the website regularly for all recent updates.

ATMA Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidate should be citizen of India.
  • He/She should have a Bachelor’s degree or must have passed its equivalent examination under 10+2+3 scheme with any stream (B.A., B.Sc., B.Com, B.Tech), from any University recognized by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
  • Candidates who are appearing in final year of their qualifying examination can also apply.
  • Minimum 50% aggregate marks in graduation or any equivalent degree, but this percentage criteria may vary for various Management Institutes or Universities.
  • Candidates who would have given the ATMA examination earlier, are also eligible to apply for the exam.
  • AIMS doesn't asks for any work experience to apply for ATMA EXAM. So non-working and working candidates both are eligible to apply.
  • There is no age bar.

ATMA 2017 Application Form

Candidates who are interested in appearing for ATMA 2017 must fill in July ATMA 2017 Application Form. Candidates can choose the online or offline mode for applying for the test. The ATMA 2017 application form can be downloaded from the official website of ATMA: . The candidates can either choose the online or offline mode for the test. The candidates have to fill in their Full Name, Correct Email ID, Date of Birth, Mobile Number in the online form and Register. The mail containing Username and Password will be received in the Email address given by the candidate at the time of Registration. Candidates can make payment by Debit Card/ Credit Card, Net Banking, Bank Transfer, By Cash through FCC/ Distributor. Candidates applying for offline Examination has to pay through Cash or DD. The ATMA application fee is non-refundable and has to be paid on time.

The ATMA Application Fee is Rs 1100/-

Net Banking Details:
Account No: 068010100035918
IFS Code: UTIB0000068
Beneficiary: Association of Indian Management Schools

DD in favour of “Association of Indian Management Schools” payable at Hyderabad through notified fee collection centres.

Those candidates applying for the offline test can purchase the ATMA bulletin from the ATMA centre by paying the requisite cash. They have to fill in the application form in their own handwriting and submit the duly filled application form at the ATMA office.

Paper Pattern for ATMA

ATMA Exam Pattern
Section Questions Time
Analytical Reasoning Skills 30 30 Minutes
Verbal Skills 30 30 Minutes
Quantitative Skills 30 30 Minutes
Verbal Skills 30 30 Minutes
Analytical Reasoning Skills 30 30 Minutes
Quantitative Skills 30 30 Minutes
Total 180 180 Minutes

There are 180 questions spread over 6 sections with duration of 180 minutes. Each section is timed separately for paper-based test.

Each multiple-choice question is followed by 4 answers. Candidates have to choose the best answer from these four choices and then darken the corresponding oval in the answer sheet/click the right answers in the online test. There is 1 mark for each correct question and 1/3 negative marking for every wrong answer.


ATMA exam paper contains 6 sections covering the topics on Analytical Reasoning Skills, Verbal Skills and Quantitative Skills. Candidates need to solve in all 170 questions for which they are allotted 180 minutes. Below is the ATMA exam syllabus provided to help you prepare for the exam.

Analytical Reasoning Skills

The Questions on Analytical Skills will examine the logical thinking abilities of a candidate. No specialized knowledge of any particular field is required for answering the questions. In the Questions on Analytical Skills you need to analyze the situations on which each Question is based and then select the answer choice that is most appropriate response to the question. Each set of Questions or group of Questions is based on a passage or set of conditions.

Quantitative Skills:-
- 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

Multiple choice questions are asked in this section which contains:
- Reading comprehension
- Sentence correction
- Word meaning
- Sentence completions

ATMA 2017 Admit Card

Admit Card is a compulsory document which has to be carried by the students. Fix a passport size photograph in the space provided. Candidates can download their Admit Card 2017 online from ATMA-AIMS website. Only those candidates whose Registration form has been accepted will receive the Admit Card.

The details regarding premises, address, and Test centre is printed on the Admit Card.

- The Admit Card will not be received through post or Email.
- No entry for students into the Examination Hall without furnishing Admit Card. Admit Card is a compulsory document and it should be with the candidate at the time of Examination.

ATMA Test Centers / Exam Centres

THe ATMA exam is conducted in the following cities: Ahmedabad (Gandhi Nagar), Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, New Delhi, Ghaziabad, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kolhapur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi and Thane.

Candidate should not that change of test centre is not allowed, except for valid reasons in exceptional cases where the request for change is made well in advance i.e., at-least 5 days before the test, and subject to availability of seats and the approval of test administrator.


With the announcement of the ATMA 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.

ATMA Results

The Result of ATMA held in the first week of July 2017 is released in July only and the Result of ATMA examination held in last week of July is released in the first week of August 2017. The candidates can check their Result online on the official website of ATMA-AIMS:

Candidates need to login to the website with their PID and Password which is generated at the time of Registration. With the ATMA AIMS score the candidates can apply for admission in various colleges of Maharashtra and All India Level Management seats.

Participating Management Institutes / Colleges

Contact Details

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

Tel: (O) 040-23417875/76
Email: [email protected]

Website :


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