ATMA 2018 - Exam dates, Pattern and Eligibility


ATMA (AIMS Test For Management Admissions) is the test conducted by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) to enable students aspiring to join management courses in more than 600 management institutes in India.

ATMA has been approved by the Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Government of India and AICTE as one of the five tests for admissions to the MBA / PGDM and other post graduate programmes like MCA by AICTE-recognised institutes.

The Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) was formed in 1988 & is one of the largest networks of management institutes in the world with more than 600 member b-schools that include the IIMs, ISB, the Xavier institutes, Welingkar, MDI, S P Jain, ICFAI, NMIMS & a host of other top Indian business schools.

ATMA is a credible, comprehensive and single-window test for admissions to different postgraduate management programs. Various Degree, Diploma and Other Post Graduate Management programs are covered by ATMA.

ATMA 2018: Important Dates

AIMS Test for Management Admissions(ATMA) exam dates for the year 2018:

The dates given are tentative and subject to change.

Event Date
ATMA 2018 Registration Begins 4th Week - December 2017
ATMA 2018 Registration Ends 1st Week - February 2018
Re-printing of Application Form Last Date 1st Week - February 2018
Admit Card Availability 2nd Week - February 2018
ATMA 2018 Exam Date 3rd Week - February 2018
ATMA 2018 Result 4th Week - February 2018

Note: ATMA Score is valid for one year.                                             

ATMA 2018: Eligibility Criteria

  • Citizen of India

  • Bachelor's degree from a recognized college/institute by MHRD and Government of India

  • Final exam candidates are eligible

  • Minimum 50% in graduation

  • Previous applicants can apply again

ATMA 2018: Exam Pattern

The test contains 180 questions spread over 6 sections. In the paper based test, each section is timed separately, whereas there's no such requirement for the online test. Total duration of the test is 3 hours. A negative score of 0.25 point would be given for every incorrect answer. Correct answers would be awarded one point each.

No. Section No. of Questions Allotted Time (Mins)
I Analytical Reasoning Skills 30 30
II Verbal Skills 30 30
III Quantitative Skills 30 30
IV Verbal Skills 30 30
V Analytical Reasoning Skills 30 30
VI Quantitative Skills 30 30
   Total 180 180

Note: In the actual test, the same sequence might not be followed.

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