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ATMA 2021 Registration (Closed): Application Process, Deadline, Fees & Required Documents

ATMA 2021 Registration window has opened on December 21, 2020. Candidates can fill ATMA 2021 Application Form till February 8, 2021. Last date to pay ATMA Registration Fee was February 7, 2021.

  • Candidates must check ATMA 2021 Eligibility Criteria before applying.
  • ATMA 2021 Rgeotsration fee is INR 1100 + 18% GST which brings the sum total to INR 1298.
  • ATMA application process is: Register > Pay Application Fees > Upload personal details > Upload required documents > Submit the form and take a print out.
  • Candidates can make the payment of the application fees through Challan, Net Banking, Credit or Debit card.
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ATMA 2021 exam will be conducted on February 14, 2021. 

Direct link to ATMA 2021 Application Form

ATMA Important Dates

ATMA 2021 Important Dates and Events

Release of ATMA Application Form December 21, 2020
ATMA Registration Last Date February 8, 2021
Last Date for Online Fee Payment February 7, 2021
Last Date to print your Application form February 8, 2021
Release of Admit Card or Hall Ticket February 10, 2021
ATMA 2021 Exam Date February 14, 2021
Declaration of Result February 19, 2021

ATMA Eligibility

ATMA 2021: Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must fulfil certain parameters in order to be eligible to apply for ATMA 2021. The eligibility criteria of ATMA 2021 is given below:

  • Applicants applying for the examination must be a citizen of India.
  • Applicants must have completed their undergraduate degree in any stream from a recognized University approved by the Government of India.
  • Applicants must have scored at least 50% marks in his or her undergraduate degree program.
  • Candidates in their final year of graduation or waiting for their final results are also eligible for the application.
  • There is no upper age limit to apply for the exam but the candidate must be at least 21 years of age at the time of the exam.

How to Fill ATMA Form?

How to apply for the ATMA 2021 Examination?

Important points to note before Registration:

  • Candidates are advised to keep a scanned copy of their signature and photograph ready beforehand before beginning the registration process. The scanned copies should be according to the specifications as prescribed by the exam conducting authority in the guidelines for uploading photographs and signatures.
  • Candidates will need to register themselves through their email ID. After the registration, the system will automatically generate a Personal Identification Number and will send it to the candidate's mail ID. Students are advised to note down this PID carefully. 
  • There is no option of editing the application form once submitted. Therefore, Be careful while filling up the details as no changes will be entertained at later stages.
  • Candidates are required to update the digital copies of their Class 10th and Class 12th marksheets and the copies of the latest caste certificate which is applicable.
  • The application fee has to be paid through online mode only. Candidates can make the payment using debit card or credit card. Payment through demand draft or internet banking will not be allowed.
  • Candidates must note down their login credentials as it will be used in the later stages. 

Documents required for ATMA 2021 Application

  • Digital Copy of passport size photograph and signature of the applicant.
  • Digital Copy of CLass 10th, Class 12th and Graduation marksheets.
  • Digital Copy of latest OBC (Non- Creamy)/ SC/ ST/ DAP category certificate as applicable.
  • Sponsored candidates are required to upload a sponsoring certificate as per the format available on the official ATMA website 

The application process for the ATMA 2021 Examination is given in detail below:

Step 1: Opening the Official Website

  • Visit the official website of ATMA, i.e.,
  • Search for the application link.
  • Click on the option “Apply Online” and a new application window will appear on the screen.

Step 2: Registration

  • The registration process for ATMA 2021 starts with the payment of application fees. The details of the application fees for ATMA 2021 is given below.

ATMA Application Fee

ATMA 2021 Application Fees 

  • Aspirants can submit the application fees through online mode only.
  • Candidates are advised to keep a copy of the e-receipt generated after paying the application fees.
  • While submitting the application fees, do not click on the “Back” or “Refresh” button in order to avoid double charging.
  • The Application fee for ATMA 2021 entrance exam is Rs 1298/-. A 25% concession in fees is applicable for women. Also, 50% Concession is applicable for applicants belonging to the North Eastern States of India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura).

ATMA Registration Fees after applicable concessions is as given below:

Category ATMA Exam Fee ATMA Exam Fee Split
ATMA Registration Fee INR 1298 INR 1100+198 GST
ATMA Fee for North East Students (50% Concession) INR 649 INR 550+99 GST
ATMA Exam Fee for Female Candidates (25% Concession) INR 973 INR 825+148 GST
MBA/PGDM Programme Application Fee As pee the institute’s application fee To be paid directly to the Institute
  • In case of payment failure, candidates are advised to enter their login credential again and repeat the process of payment.
  • Print the Application form which has the fee details and keep it safely for the future references.


  • Applicants are advised to take the print out of the application form with the fee details. Keep this form safely for the future references.
  • The application fee already paid is not refundable and adjustable with other application fees.
  • The candidates who are applying for the second time must make the payment for the second time again.

Step 3: Personal Identification Number (PID)

  • After submitting the application fee, Candidates will receive a system generated Personal Identification Number (PID) on their registered Mobile number by SMS as well as on the registered email ID.
  • Candidates are advised to keep this PID and password saved for future reference. The same PID will be used as the candidate’s login ID or re-print of application form and print of Admit Card and result.

Step 4: Filling of Application Form

  • After generating the PID and password and making successful application fee payment, Candidates can proceed to fill the application form.
  • Candidates will be asked to fill the personal details such as Address, Communication details, preferred test city, educational qualifications, marks scored in Class 10th, Class 12th and Graduation.
  • Candidates are also required to choose their choice of the institute that accepts ATMA 2021 Scores for admission in their management degree programs.

Step 5: Uploading the Required documents

  • After entering the personal details, Candidates will be asked to upload the scanned images of their photograph and signature in the format as specified. The extension of the file should be in .jpeg format. 
  • Candidates are required to paste the same photograph on their admit card and keep it safely for future reference.

Step 6: Submit the Application Form and Take a print out

  • After submitting all the details and uploading the required documents, Candidates are required to make the final submission of their application form.
  • Click on submit and take the print out of the application form for future reference.

ATMA Admit Card

ATMA 2021 Admit Card

ATMA 2021 Admit Card will be issued to the candidates those who have successfully registered for the examination and completed the application form 2021. The admit cards will be released online in the second week of February 2021.

How to download ATMA 2021 Admit Card?

Below are given the detailed steps to download the ATMA 2021 Admit Card:

  1. Go to the official ATMA Website.
  2. Select the option “Candidate Login” and click on it.
  3. Select the date of exam and enter PID number and password.
  4. Your admit card will be displayed on the screen. Download the ATMA 2021 Admit Card and save it for future reference.


  • It is mandatory for the students to carry admit card to the exam centre. Candidates are also required to carry photo ID proof issued by the Government of India.
  • Candidates must make sure that they carry two copies of ATMA Admit Card along with the original recent passport size photograph affixed on each of them.

Photo & Signature Dimensions

ATMA 2021 Guidelines for uploading the Photograph, Signature

The application may be rejected if the face in the photograph or the signature is unclear. Applicants are advised to edit the application and re- upload the photograph or signature in such case. Also, the candidates should also ensure that the files are uploaded at their respective places and in the specified format.

Guidelines for Photograph

  • The photograph must be a recent passport size colored picture.
  • The size of the file should be in between 20 to 50 KB.
  • The format of the image should be in .jpeg.
  • Students must upload the photograph with a dimension between 200 x 230 pixels.
  • The picture should be taken against the white light coloured or white background.
  • Do not use flash to ensure there’s no red- eye.
  • In case you are wearing glasses, make sure that there are no reflections in your glasses and your eyes can be seen.
  • Caps, hats and dark glasses are not allowed.
  • The image should not be hazy or ineligible.

Guidelines for Signature

  • The size of the file should be in between 10 to 20 KB.
  • The format of the image should be in .jpeg.
  • The dimension of the image should be between 140 x 60 pixels.
  • Signatures cannot be done in block letters.
  • Signature should not contain anything else like a date.
  • It should be done with black or blue ink on a white paper.

ATMA Registration FAQs

ATMA 2021 Registration FAQs

Ques. Is the registration fees refundable?

Ans. No, the registration fees for ATMA 2021 is neither refundable nor adjustable under any circumstances. 

Ques. Can I change my test city centre after submitting the application form and paying the application fees?

Ans. No, Students are not allowed to change their test city centre under any circumstances in the later stage. 

Ques. How much marks are required in Graduation to be eligible to appear for ATMA 2021?

Ans. Candidates are required to obtain at least 50% marks in their graduation to be eligible to apply for ATMA 2021.

Ques. What are the steps involved in ATMA 2021 Registration process?

Ans. The application process is: Registration > Payment of Application Fees > Uploading personal details > Uploading required documents > Submitting the form and taking the print out.

Ques. Which documents are required while filling the ATMA 2021 Application form?

Ans. The list of documents required are:

  • Digital Copy of passport size photograph and signature of the applicant.
  • Digital Copy of CLass 10th, Class 12th and Graduation marksheets.
  • Digital Copy of latest OBC (Non- Creamy)/ SC/ ST/ DAP category certificate as applicable.
  • Sponsored candidates are required to upload a sponsoring certificate as per the format available on the official ATMA website 

Ques. What is the age limit to apply for ATMA 2021?

Ans. There is no upper age limit to apply for the exam but the candidate must be at least 21 years of age at the time of the exam..

ATMA 2021 : 4 answered questions


Ques. Which MBA colleges can I apply for with ATMA scores?

● Top Answer By Asmita Khandelwal on 18 Jan 21

Ans. ATMA is one of the nationally accepted examinations for MBA/PGDM courses in India. It is recognised by AICTE and MHRD . The test clearly is focussed at aptitude oriented assessment. The paper is one of the credible national papers that helps to provide a clear cut access to a larger group of aspirants to enter good institutes. Categories ATMA Conducting Body Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) Exam Level National Exam Frequency 4-5 times a year Exam Mode Online Exam Duration 3 hours The paper consists of sections like verbal, quantitative and reasoning skills. No business related or subject areas knowledge is checked through the exam. It is an online objective MCQ exam focussing on assessing the higher education aptitude in the candidate with a major focus on reasoning skills.  The prospective date for the exam this time is 14 February 2021. The common colleges that are accepting the score are include -  Christ University, FIIB, New Delhi IMS Ghaziabad LN Welingkar Institute Of Management Development & Research Delhi School Of Business ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai  Indus Business Academy Bangalore Department Of Management Sciences University Of Pune, Pune IPE Hyderabad Institute Of Management Technology, Hyderabad SIESCOMS, Navi Mumbai IIMS, Pune ATMA is a score accepted by approximately 200 colleges across the country making it a feasible option to look up to. A not so tough examination opens up a lot of scope for good colleges like Welingkar, FIIB and many others.Read more
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Ques. What are the colleges accepting MBA admissions for ATMA (aims test for management admissions)?

● Top Answer By Sakshi Gupta on 18 Jan 21

Ans. Aims Test For Management Admissions (ATMA) is accepted by almost more than 200 colleges in the country prominently; but it depends on the percentile scored by the candidates. The list of prospective colleges are as follows: PERCENTILE RANGE COLLEGES 80-85 Welingkar Mumbai, PUMBA, IMS Ghaziabad, Jaipuria Institute Of Management (Noida), Christ University Bangalore and SIESCOMS Mumbai 75-80 NIBM Pune, OP Jindal University, Sonepat, XIME Bangalore, SDMIMD Mysore, VIT Vellore, Indus Business School Bangalore and VJIM Hyderabad 70-75 IES Mumbai, IIMS Pune, FIIB New Delhi, DSB New Delhi, AIMS Bangalore, PES University, GITAM Hyderabad, SRM University Chennai, IES Mumbai and SSIM Secunderabad A large group of students are able to attain a good percentile in a range of 90-98 percentile. The acceptance of score is also quite good in a variety of colleges opening up a huge range of possibilities.Read more
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Ques. How much marks do toppers get in ATMA Exam?

● Top Answer By Supriya Sarkar on 18 Jan 21

Ans. The toppers score in a competitive examination depends totally on the number of candidates and their prospective scores, creating anticipation.  The general range of scores and their colleges is best described in table below: PERCENTILE RANGE COLLEGES 98-95 Welingkar Institute Of Management , DMS University Of Pune 90-85 SIES College Of Management Studies, Institute Of Public Enterprises , ITM Business School 80-75 FIIB, Entrepreneurship Development Institute Of India , Delhi School Of Business , Faculty Of Management Studies; Institute Of Rural Management and International Institute Of Management Pune. Other important details to be looked are as : The paper is of 800 marks and the score of toppers lies close to 640-650. The score is translated to percentile after score declaration. Above 600; a guaranteed 95 plus percentile is guaranteed. The scores are compiled percentile wise of three sections; quantitative skills, verbal skills and analytical skills. The target should be close to more than 120 questions plus an approach to avoid any loss of marks due to negative marking. ATMA is one of the easiest management exams , so it’s easy to score a decent percentile in it. ATMA is one of the easiest papers to look up to in the management field. It encompasses a lot of good colleges and has a light curriculum as compared to CAT. Aspirants should definitely try to score a good percentile in it.Read more
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Ques. What is the order of difficulty mode of entrances exam among these CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, ATMA and other exams conducted by deemed universities?

● Top Answer By Sahil Sachdeva on 18 Jan 21

Ans. The order of difficulty is definitely related to various factors but the prominent ones are candidates appearing & its composition. Keeping these in mind; the list is as follows: Common Aptitude Test(CAT) The exam is conducted by IIMs and accepted by most of the management institutes across the country.  The test duration is around 3 hours and comprises 100 questions.  A nice level of preparation is required to crack it as colleges look up to candidates holding more than 90 percentile. Xavier’s Aptitude Test (XAT) This examination is organised by Xavier Institute Of Management situated in Jamshedpur.  It also qualifies as a prominent score for management courses across various colleges.  The paper has sections similar to CAT but reasoning and general knowledge are the cracking points in the paper. Common Management Aptitude Test (CMAT) It is conducted by All India Council Of Technical Education(AICTE) having a moderate level of difficulty.  It takes general knowledge scores into consideration.  It is a 3 hour exam with 100 questions. Management Aptitude Test (MAT) This examination is conducted 4 times a year in February, May, September and December by All India Management Association (AIMA).  It is the easiest of all management exams and is accepted by 55-60% colleges across the country.  It is a 2.5 hour paper including 200 questions.  The percentile awarded is not inclusive of general knowledge score. The details regarding exams can be summed up in the table as follows: PAPER Number of questions Time duration (hours) Number of times paper conducted CAT 100 3 Once in a year (29 November 2020) XAT 100; 2 parts 3 Once in a year ( 3 January 2021) CMAT 100 3 Once in a year ( January 2021 ; registration open) MAT 200 2.5 4 times a year (February, May, September and December) The other prominent exams that are institute specific are : NMAT- Narsee Monjee Institute Of Management Studies -Management Aptitude Test SNAP- Symbiosis College – Symbiosis National Aptitude Test IIFT- Indian Institute Of Foreign Trade The aforesaid examinations are followed by GD/PI with a comprehensive evaluation of the entire academic cycle of candidate. Mere qualification of percentile is not a sure shot entry to top institutes.Read more
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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.


Is there time to apply for ATMA ?
akhil pasanth
Hi Ravi, No the ATMA Registration ends on July 22, 2019.
gurpreet kaur
how to generate PID code now?
sarthak mahajan
Hi Gurpreet, PID is a Person ID that you will receive after successful payment on their registered mobile number or email id.
jainam kothari
Where can i get form for offline mode for the exam for may 2017