ATMA 2019

ATMA 2019


ATMA 2019 stands for the AIMS Test for Management Admissions is a national-level, single-window, comprehensive and credible management entrance test conducted for admissions to various postgraduate programmes including MBA, MCA, MCM, PGDBA, PGDM, etc. Administered by the Association of Indian Management Schools, commonly known as AIMS, the entrance exam is comprised of analytical reasoning, verbal and quantitative skills to weigh up the aptitude of the applicants for Higher Management Education. It is organised five times a year – January, February, May, June and August. The ATMA 2019 exam would be held in the second week of January.

ATMA 2019 Key Features:

  • High-Quality Test
  • Student Centric Focus
  • Simple Admission Process
  • Objective Type Test
  • Aptitude Assessment
  • Predicts Academic Performance

 ATMA 2019 Latest Notification: The Association of Indian Management Schools will invite applications for the ATMA 2019 January edition exam towards the end of November 2018. The tentative deadline to submit the online application form is the first week of January 2019. Candidates who will make it to the qualifying list, their ATMA 2019 score can be accepted by about two hundred (200) high ranking institutions across the country.

Some of the key points about ATMA are –

  • National Level Test
  • Recognised by Ministry of HRD and AICTE
  • For Admissions on All India Basis to MBA/ MMS/ PGDM/ MCA Courses
  • Conducted by Association of Indian Management Schools
  • Official website –
  • Occurrence in a year – 5 times
  • Mode of the exam is online (computer-based).
  • Upcoming ATMA 2019 will be held in Mid-January.

ATMA Exam 2019 Important Dates

ATMA 2019 January Session Exam Schedule (Tentative)

ATMA 2019 January Exam EventsATMA 2019 January Important Dates
Registration Process CommencesLast Week of November 2018
Last Date to Submit Online Application FormFirst Week of January 2019
Last Date to Print Filled Application FormFirst Week of January 2019
Issuance of Admit CardSecond Week of January 2019
Exam to Be HeldSecond Week of January 2019
Result to be DeclaredThird Week of January 2019

ATMA 2018 February Session Exam Schedule (Announced)

ATMA 2018 February Exam EventsATMA 2018 February Important Dates
Registration Process Commenced15-January-2018
Last Date to Submit Online Application Form19-February-2018
Last Date to Print Filled Application Form20-February-2018
Issuance of Admit Card22-February-2018
Exam to Be Held25-February-2018
Result to be Declared01-March-2018

ATMA 2018 May Session Exam Schedule (Announced)

ATMA 2018 May Exam EventsATMA 2018 May Important Dates
Registration Process Commenced05-March-2018
Last Date to Submit Online Application Form21-May-2018
Last Date to Print Filled Application Form22- May-2018
Issuance of Admit Card24-May-2018
Exam to Be Held27-May-2018
Result to be Declared01-June-2018

 ATMA 2018 June Session Exam Schedule (Announced)

ATMA 2018 June Exam EventsATMA 2018 June Important Dates
Registration Process Commenced27-May-2018
Last Date to Submit Online Application Form22-June-2018
Last Date to Print Filled Application Form25-June-2018
Issuance of Admit Card23-June-2018
Exam to Be Held25-June-2018
Result to be Declared28-June-2018

ATMA 2018 August Session Exam Schedule (Announced)

ATMA 2018 August Exam EventsATMA 2018 August Important Dates
Registration Process Commenced28-June-2018
Last Date to Submit Online Application Form31-July-2018
Last Date to Print Filled Application Form05-August-2018
Issuance of Admit Card03 to 05-August-2018
Exam to Be Held05-August-2018
Result to be Declared09-August-2018

ATMA Exam 2019 Pattern & Syllabus

Like any other popular MBA entrance exams such as CATMATXAT, etc., ATMA too shares a similar kind of exam pattern. The nature of the test remains the same for all five ATMA exams. The test is computer-based. In this, candidates will have to be proficient in computer and the Internet. The online examination will have 180 questions spread over six important sections. Students can attempt the sections as per their suitability and convenience. The main sections are Analytical Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Skills.

  • Exam Mode: Online (computer and Internet)
  • Question Type: MCQs
  • Total Number of Questions: 180
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark for every correct answer
  • Negative Marking Scheme: 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer
  • Exam Duration: 3 hours

Mark Distribution Question-wise

SectionsNumber of QuestionsExam Duration (In Minutes)
Analytical Reasoning – I3030
Analytical Reasoning – II3030
Verbal Skills – I3030
Verbal Skills – II3030
Quantitative Skills – I3030
Quantitative Skills – II3030
Grand Total180180

ATMA Syllabus 2019

The ATMA 2019 syllabus covers major management subjects such as numerical reasoning, verbal reasoning, synthesising ability and analytics. The management aspirants are recommended to study each topic and chapters thoroughly and carefully. Remember, your ATMA 2019 preparation starts with the right syllabus. Check below for the syllabus of ATMA 2019 –

  1. Analytical Reasoning Skills – I
  2. Verbal Skills – I
  3. Quantitative Skills – I
  4. Analytical Reasoning Skills – II
  5. Verbal Skills -II
  6. Quantitative Skills – II

Some of the quick prep tips for ATMA 2019 that you might find handy are –

  • Have a thorough understanding of the exam pattern
  • Go through the syllabus and note down your strength and weakness
  • Prepare effective timetable
  • Solve mock test series
  • Refer to the best study materials recommended by toppers

ATMA Exam 2019 Eligibility

Nationality –

  • An Indian national is eligible to appear in all the 5 exams of the ATMA test.

Academic Qualification –

  • Must be a graduate with a minimum 50% marks
  • He should have studied from a UGC recognised varsity
  • If a student is appearing in the last year of his Bachelor degree course, he is allowed to take the test.
  • Candidates with a certificate of Chartered Account (CA) can fill in the online application form too.

Age Qualification –

  • AIMS has not set any specific age limit for ATMA 2019.
  • If you meet the requirements mentioned above, you can submit the application form for the ATMA January Session Exam 2019.

Work Experience –

  • You need not have any prior work experience.

ATMA Exam 2019 Application Process

Candidates who have missed taking up the test in 2018 should not lose hope as AIMS will be rolling out the ATMA 2019 applications for the January edition in the last week of November 2018. Once released, candidates need to visit the official website of ATMA, i.e. to complete the registration procedure. Follow the steps –

  • Visit the above-mentioned website.
  • Access the ATMA 2019 Application Form.
  • Click on the ‘Register’ button.
  • Enter your name, mobile number, date of birth and email ID.
  • Release the payment using the credit card, debit card and net banking.
  • After the successful payment, you will be sent a Personal Identification Number (PID) on your registered email address.
  • Click on the ‘Submit’ button.
  • Take at least two printouts of the acknowledgement page.
  • Check your mail for an auto-generated mail from AIMS. It will consist of the username and password for login.

Other Details

ATMA Admit Card 2019

Candidates who have successfully submitted their application forms are eligible to download the ATMA 2019 admit card. The hall tickets will tentatively be available in the second week of January 2019. The hall tickets can be downloaded using the PID and Password. Take a printout of the call letter; paste a coloured passport-size photograph in the given space while appearing at the exam venue. Also, carry two more photographs and one original photo identification proof. The test-takers are suggested to obtain the signature of the invigilator on the second page of the hall ticket for future use.

Exam Centres:

The following exam venues will conduct the AIMS Test for Management Admissions 2019.

  1. Thane
  2. Ahmadabad (Gandhi Nagar)
  3. Bangalore
  4. Hyderabad
  5. Indore
  6. Jaipur
  7. Bhubaneswar
  8. Kolhapur
  9. Pune
  10. Kolkata
  11. Lucknow
  12. New Delhi
  13. Navi Mumbai
  14. Nagpur
  15. Mumbai
  16. Raipur
  17. Nasik
  18. Ranchi

ATMA Result 2019:

After the commencement of the ATMA exam 2019, AIMS will release the ATMA 2019 result. Using the already given login credentials, you can obtain the ATMA 2019 scorecard. For the January session exam, the result will be declared in the third week of the same month. And to obtain the scorecard, you must log on to the official website.

Check ATMA 2018 August Results –

  • Visit
  • Click on the link “ATMA 5th August 2018 Exam”
  • You will be directed to a new page where you will be asked to use PID and Password

ATMA Login Page

  • After clicking the ‘Log in’ button, you will be able to see the results

ATMA Scores – What after ATMA 2019 Result

AIMS will not send any hard copy of the result or the scorecard. You must follow the steps mentioned above to obtain the ATMA scorecard. Based on the obtained scores AIMS will shortlist the candidates. The latter will undergo the selection procedure at various institutes of ATMA. The selection process will consist of Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Admissions will be offered to the students based on their performance.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Q: What is ATMA?

A: ATMA stands for AIMS Test for Management Admissions. It is a national level exam conducted five times a year for admission to various PG courses including MBA, MCA, MCM, PGDBA, PGDM, etc. The Association of Indian Management Schools administers the exam.

Q: When will the next exam be held?

A: AIMS will conduct the next ATMA exam in January 2019. The ATMA 2019 registration process will begin from the last week of November 2018.

Q: Who can fill the registration form for the ATMA exam?

A: Indian nationals with a bachelor degree (at least 50% marks) are eligible to appear for the upcoming ATMA exam.

Q: If an applicant belongs to J&K state, can he take the test?

A: Yes, he can.

Q: How many times an applicant can take ATMA exam?

A: There’s no upper age limit set for the exam by the exam-conducting body. However, a candidate can give the test 5 times a year.

Q: I belong to the reserved category. Will I be eligible for some discounts on the application fee?

A: The application fee is equal for everyone irrespective of their category.

Q: In how many cities the exam will be organised? Can I have the city names?

A: The exam will be held in 18 cities across the country. You can check the names in the article.

Q: What is the exam mode?

A: The ATMA exam is purely computer-based. 

Q: Is there negative marking scheme for ATMA?

A: No.

Q: What are the main areas that candidates should prepare for?

A: The ATMA exams will have questions from the Quantitative Aptitude, Analytical Reasoning and Verbal Skill subjects.

Q: When can I obtain the ATMA admit card for the January session?

A: It will be available in the second week of January 2019.

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