ATMA 2020 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
ATMA 2020 Exam Pattern is designed to test candidates’ aptitude and management skills by analysing their comprehension abilities, verbal reasoning capacities, analysing and synthesizing capabilities, and numerical reasoning abilities. AIMS has divided the question paper in 6 sections with 180 objective type questions.
ATMA is conducted five times for an academic year. The pattern is similar to other leading MBA exams like MAT. Read on to know more about the exam pattern, marking scheme, section-wise question distribution, important topics and Preparation Tips
|Particulars||ATMA Exam Pattern|
|Number of parts/ sections||6|
|Number of Questions||180|
|Question Paper Type||Objective Type (MCQs)|
Following are the features of ATMA Exam Pattern:
|Section||Name of Section||No. of Questions||Allotted Time|
|1||Analytical Reasoning Skills – I||30||30 mins.|
|2||Verbal Skills – I||30||30 mins.|
|3||Quantitative Skills – I||30||30 mins.|
|4||Verbal Skills – II||30||30 mins.|
|5||Analytical Reasoning Skills – II||30||30 mins.|
|6||Quantitative Skills – II||30||30 mins.|
|Total||6 Sections||180 Questions||180 Minutes|
The marking scheme for ATMA is uniform. The scheme is tabulated below.
|Correct/ Best Answer||+ 1 mark|
|Wrong/ Double Answers||- 0.25 marks|
The syllabus aims to assess the aptitude of the candidates for higher management education. AIMS, the coordinating body of ATMA does not release any official syllabus for the examination. Based on the past trends of questions, we have curated ATMA Syllabus for you all. Read on to know more.
There are three main sections in ATMA 2020. Each section is further divided into two parts. The main topics of the exam syllabus are:
Skills 1: Candidates must possess the analytical skills to analyze the situation and arrive at a right answer. Questions will be framed out of:
Skills 2: In addition to the topics mentioned above, you can expect questions based on
Skill 1: This section assesses a candidate’s English language skills. The topics covered under this section are:
Skills 2: It is no different from section 1 of verbal skills. The only difference is, that you may get more questions on Reading Comprehension and Verbal Reasoning as well.
Preparation Tip: Read English newspapers, magazines, etc. to increase their familiarity with words and improve vocabulary. Read Complete Preparation Tips
Skills 1 and 2: This section revolves around mathematics, numerical ability, calculation skills, etc. It is important for candidates to practice quick solving tricks with respect to calculations, etc. for doing well in this section. Topics covered in this section are given below:
Conducting body of the exam AIMS provides facility to practice Mock Test on the official website. Following are the steps to avail the facility:
ATMA Mock Test Window appears like this:
The following reference books will help candidates in preparing for ATMA 2020 entrance exam. These books will let candidates prepare for the different types and category of questions that can be expected in the exam.
|Quantitative Aptitude for MBA||Sulava Ee||0070706360|
|Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations||RS Agarwal||9352534026|
|A Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning||RS Agarwal||8121905524|
|Trishna's Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning for the CAT and Other MBA Examinations||T.I.M.E||8131774163|
|Mathematics for MBA||RS Agarwal||8121908450|
Ques. What will be the difficulty level of the exam? Will the level of questions be same as CAT or XAT?
Ans. As per the analysis and previous year trends, you can expect the difficulty level to be moderate to difficult. Barring few questions, the majority of the questions in ATMA exam has moderate difficulty level as against IIMs-CAT and XLRI-XAT exams
Ques. If I am appearing for the exam in online mode, what all should I know to avoid any hurdles?
Ans. You must be fully aware of the function of Navigation Tools. It is important to gain expertise in navigating through the test paper, how to answer questions in CBT, how to mark/unmark/review the answers or change your answers to maximize your score. You can do it, by attempting online computer based mock tests.
Ques. Will the exam pattern and syllabus change for ATMA Exam for each session?
Ans. No, the syllabus and exam pattern for ATMA remains the same for each of the session. However, the questions will differ.
*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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