ATMA 2017 - AIMS Test for management Admission

The ATMA or the AIMS Test for management Admission is one of the national level tests that is conducted at national level admissions into MBA and other PG courses related with management studies.  This examination is conducted 4 times in a year. Different institutes and universities take part in the same. Thousands of students take the ATMA examination every year, hoping to make a career in management.

Over the years, AIMS or Association of Indian Management Schools thought that there was a requirement for a high quality test, which would help in evaluating the scores that would be apt for the different admission procedures for post-graduation programs. The ATMA test was devised as the reliable predictor or analytical evaluation of the academic performance for such post-graduate management programs. The AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA) is regarded as one of the most credible, complete and single-window test for the same. The entire process of administration along with scoring is done at a professional level.

ATMA Scores

These scores are also highly dependable because they determine the potential of the candidate to be eligible for that particular career and education. The test is evaluated on the basis of percentile scores, which are attained on the basis of the relevant paper and your final scores.

ATMA Application

For the year 2017, ATMA application forms will be issued December, March, May and October month. The 4-time application procedure will be available both offline and online.

Application Fee : 1100/- ( Eleven Hundred only) ` `
Mode of Payment : There are three options available to the
candidate for making payment
i) Through debit / credit card
(Payment gateway)
ii) Through net banking
iii) Bank Transfer

ATMA Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for ATMA includes
  • The candidates applying for the same should be at least 21 years or complete the same on the date of admission.
  • The candidates must be graduates from any recognized university in any stream like arts, commerce, etc.
  •  The candidates who are in their final/ last year of their qualifying exam can also appear for the examination.

Important Dates for ATMA Exam 2017 

    Date of Commencement of Registration: 28th July 2017
    Close of Payment gateway : 03rd August 2017 @ 11:00AM
    Date of Closure of Registration:03rd August 2017 @ 05:00PM
    Last date for Reprint of filled-in Application Form : 03rd August 2017
    Downloading of Admit Cards: 05th August 2017
    Online test : 06th August 2017 (1400 hrs to 1700 hr)
    Results : Around 09th August 2017

    ATMA Exam Pattern

    This ATMA exam is conducted 4 times in a year and is done both on pen and paper and using the computer too. Depending on whether you choose the online or offline mode, the test option will differ though the pattern and syllabus remains the same. The questions are as follows-

    • Verbal reasoning
    • Numerical reasoning
    • Analyzing
    • Synthesizing ability

    One has just 3 hours to attempt the exam and finish the same. There are 180 MCQ questions here that are on based on Analytical Reasoning Skills, Verbal Skills, Quantitative Skills. You will get 1 mark for every correct answer. But you also lose 1/3 mark for a wrong answer. So if unsure, it is best to leave the question unanswered.

    The question paper will have 6 sections in the paper and each of these would comprise of 30 questions each. Here is a table that will help you evaluate or get a clearer picture of the same-

    Section 1 -Analytical Reasoning Skills
    30 Questions
    Time - 30 Minutes

    Section 2 -Verbal Skills
    30 Questions
    Time - 30 Minutes

    Section 3- Quantitative Skills
    30 Questions
    Time - 30 Minutes

    Section 4- Verbal Skills
    30 Questions
    Time - 30 Minutes

    Section- 5 Analytical Reasoning Skills
    30 Questions
    Time - 30 Minutes

    Section- 6 Quantitative Skills
    30 Questions
    Time - 30 Minutes
    Total time – 180 minutes
    For each question, the candidates will 4 options to choose from.  As mentioned above, each correct answer helps you gain 1 mark but 1/3 marks are deducted for wrong answers.

    Admit Card

    The Admit card is also known as the hall ticket of ATMA exam 2016. You will not be allowed to enter the examination hall without the same. You can download the admit card from the website. However, the cards are available online only 15 days before the day of the exam. It contains the personal details of the candidates, along with photo, roll number of the candidates, examination time and venue.

    ATMA Results

    The ATMA results 2016 are announced within 30 days of the examination date. The results are announced on the official site of the ATMA. For getting your desired result, you have to enter the PID provided along with the name in the specific tab, which is provided beneath the link of result.

    Here are some business schools that accept ATMA scores. But the ATMA alone is not a criteria and there is no fixed percentile used for determining. Other factors like graduation marks, etc. make a difference too.

    Participating Colleges

      • Institute of Management, JK Lakshmipat University, Rajasthan
      • Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Usha & Lakshmi Mittal Institute of Management, New Delhi
      • Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, New Delhi
      • Fortune Institute of International Business, New Delhi
      • Master School of Management, Meerut UP
      • BML Munjal University, New Delhi
      • Regional College of Management, Chakadola Vihar, Chandrasekharpur, Odisha
      • Rourkela Institute of Management Studies, Rourkela
      • Development Management Institute, Bihar

      For a complete list of participating colleges, click here

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