ATMA 2020 Registration (May), Eligibility, Results, Selection Process

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    AIMS has released ATMA 2020 Results on February 13 on the official website.The exam is conducted 5 times in a year for candidates seeking admission in MBA in private and government business schools. The first phase was successfully conducted on February 9, 2020 in online mode.

    Latest Update: ATMA 2020 Result has been released on February 13, 2020 at the official website – Application process for May session has started, exam is scheduled to take place on May 24, 2020 Apply Here

    • According to ATMA 2020 Exam Pattern, the paper contains 180 MCQs divided equally in 6 sections i.e. Verbal Skills – I and II, Analytical Reasoning Skills – I and II and Quantitative Skills – I and II.
    • The total duration of the exam was 3 hours. Each section had 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 cutoff depending on factors such as number of students applied for admission against number of seats. 

    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

    ATMA Exam Dates 2020

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

    EventsDates (May Session announced)
    ATMA Registration 2020 began onFebruary 13, 2020 
    Last day to pay ATMA Application FeesMay 17, 2020 (5 pm)
    Last day to submit ATMA Application Form 2020May 18, 2020 (2 pm)
    Issue of ATMA Admit Card 2020May 21, 2020 
    ATMA May 2020 Exam DateMay 24, 2020 (2:00 PM – 5:00 PM)
    Release of ATMA Result 2020 May 29, 2020

    Check All ATMA Exam Dates 2020

    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

    Application Form for May Session

    ATMA 2020 Application Form

    ATMA 2020 Application Form for May session is available from February 13, 2020 to May 18, 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.

    Read How to Apply for ATMA 2020?

    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

    Download ATMA Sample Papers

    ATMA 2020 Admit Card

    ATMA Admit Card for May 2020 session will be available to download from May 21, 2020, 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.

    Choose your ATMA Exam Centers:Click Here

    Below is a list of centers that candidates can choose from

    ATMA Exam Pattern & Syllabus

    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.

    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----

    Read ATMA Preparation Tips

    ATMA February Session Result

    ATMA 2020 Result

    • ATMA 2020 Result for February session is declared on February 13, 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

    Download ATMA 2020 Result

    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

    Selection Procedure for ATMA

    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

    Check Top Colleges Accepting ATMA Score

    Frequently Asked Questions

    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 May session will be available from May 21, 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 has been declared on February 13, 2020, at the official website. May results can be expected on May 29, 2020. 

    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 May session is May 17, 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

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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    Mohammed adnan

    Today I have scored 93.67 overall percentile in ATMA 2018 pls suggest me so best colleges that are compatible with my score

    28 Jun, 2018 18:22
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Adnan, You can check this link:- Participating colleges To get idea about colleges for the admission according to your rank

    29 Jun, 2018 13:27
    Vivek Bansal

    Can we skip and jump to next question while working with the ATMA exam paper in online mode?

    27 Jul, 2017 16:02
    Sakshi Garg Expert

    Hi Vivek, Yes, you can do that but it is advised that do not spend more than 30 minutes in a particular section.

    27 Jul, 2017 16:11
    shivani tiwari

    To how many colleges will my ATMA score be sent?

    27 Jul, 2017 15:50
    Sakshi Garg Expert

    Hi Shivani, 5 colleges selected by you at the time of form filling will be receiving your ATMA score through the mail.

    27 Jul, 2017 16:13
    shivani tiwari

    Can I fill ATMA application form for the June attempt in February only?

    27 Jul, 2017 15:49
    Sakshi Garg Expert

    Hi Shivani, No, you can’t! The registration will start in the month of June.

    27 Jul, 2017 16:15
    Deeksha Gupta

    I find that there is a duplication of section names in ATMA test, is it true?

    27 Jul, 2017 15:25
    Sakshi Garg Expert

    Hi Deeksha, Yes, you will get to attempt every section twice. There will be the difference in the difficulty level.

    27 Jul, 2017 15:40
    pankaj pathak

    How many attempts can I give through a single registration of ATMA?

    27 Jul, 2017 13:30
    Sakshi Garg Expert

    Hi Pankaj, You can appear for only once through a single registration.

    27 Jul, 2017 15:18
    Yashika Goel

    What are the requirements of photograph defined by ATMA?

    27 Jul, 2017 13:09
    Sakshi Garg Expert

    Hi Yashika, A recent colored, passport size photograph has to be pasted in place given on the printed copy of the ATMA admit card.

    Check:  ATMA Photo Size, Dimension, Format and Other Details.

    27 Jul, 2017 15:16
    Yashika Goel

    Any ID proof is needed along with the ATMA admit card?

    27 Jul, 2017 13:08
    Sakshi Garg Expert

    Hi Yashika, Yes, a copy of the photo ID proof is needed with the ATMA Exam. One of the following can work as the photo ID proof:

    • Driving licence
    • Aadhaar card
    • PAN card
    • Voter ID card
    • ID proof issued by Gazetted authorities

    27 Jul, 2017 15:09
    Soumya Sehgal

    Can I ask for a refund or adjustment of ATMA application fee if I fail to appear for the test?

    27 Jul, 2017 13:07
    Sakshi Garg Expert

    Hi Soumya, No, fee once paid cannot be adjusted or refunded. This is prior stated by the authorities.

    27 Jul, 2017 15:08
    Soumya Sehgal

    What are the helpline numbers to get the information corrected on ATMA admit card?

    27 Jul, 2017 13:07
    Sakshi Garg Expert

    Hi Soumya, Please check the details which are given below:

    Tel: (O) 040-23417875/76


    Address: 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.

    27 Jul, 2017 15:06

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