About ATMA

ATMA is a national-level exam conducted by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) for admission to MBA, PGDM, MCA and PGDBA courses. The exam is conducted four times a year. More than 500 management institutes across India accept ATMA scores for admission to their management programmes. The test aims to assess the aptitude of candidates which is necessary for higher management studies.

Important Dates

Events
New Dates
ATMA 2021 registrations begin
04-Mar-2021
Last date to pay the application fee
17-Apr-2021
Last date to fill the ATMA 2021 application form
18-Apr-2021
Last date of printing application form
20-Apr-2021
ATMA 2021 admit card release
21-Apr-2021
ATMA 2021 exam
25-Apr-2021
Result announcement
20-Apr-2021

Application Process

ATMA registration process includes two steps – fee payment and filling the registration form. The steps are explained below in detail. 

Documents required for ATMA registration

  • Scanned or digital copy photograph and signature (Maximum size: 512 KB)
  • Scanned copy of latest OBC (Non-creamy) / SC / ST / DAP category certificate as applicable (Maximum size: 1 MB)
  • Scanned copy of marksheets of Class 10, Class 12 and Graduation (Maximum size: 1 MB)
  • Sponsored applicants are required to upload sponsoring certificate as per the format available on ATMA website
  • Credit/ Debit card details to pay the fees online

STEP 1: Fee payment

The first step of ATMA registration is the payment of fee in online mode. Here’s how to pay ATMA registration fee:

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on the link ‘Click here to register for ATMA exam’ on the official website or copy https://www.atmaaims.com/onlinefeepay.aspx
  • Candidates will be redirected to the fee payment page 
  • Candidates need to enter their personal details including email ID and mobile number
  • Click on the ‘Proceed to Fees Payment’ button
  • Enter debit/credit card details and make payment
  • On successful payment of the fee, a Personal Identification Number (PID) will be sent to candidates’ registered email address and mobile number through SMS
  • The PID will work as a login ID for ATMA

ATMA registration fee

ATMA registration fee is Rs 1298 ( inclusive of GST @ 18%) for all candidates. However, women candidates and candidates from the North-Eastern states of India are eligible to avail a fee concession. Look at the table below to know the fee concessions provided to the candidates.

Category
Concession
Women candidates
25%
Candidates belonging to North Eastern states of India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam,
Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura)
50%

STEP 2: ATMA Registration

  • After successful fee payment, candidates should proceed to fill ATMA registration form
  • In ATMA registration form, candidates need to fill details such as PID, name of the candidate, postal address, email ID, date of birth, mobile number, preferred test city, educational qualification, the exact percentage secured in SSC, HSC and Graduation, choice of institutes for reporting ATMA score
  • Upload all the documents required, including passport size photo and digital signature
  • Once the ATMA registration process is complete, candidates will be given their login password. The password will also be sent to candidates’ registered email ID.
  • Take a printout of ATMA registration form

Specifications for uploading the scanned images of photograph and signature are given below. 

Specifications
Details
Size of file
20 KB to 50 KB
Size of the scanned image
Not more than 50 KB

 Signature Image:

  • Sign on white paper with black ink pen and scan it
  • Dimensions of the scanned signature should be 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
  • Size of file should be between 20 KB – 50 KB
  • Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 50 KB

Selection Process

The participating institutes will begin the ATMA 2021 selection procedure soon. Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) declare the result of ATMA 2021 on April 30 in online mode. On the basis of ATMA results the participating institutes will shortlist the candidates for the ATMA selection procedure 2021. Candidates who will be shortlisted on the basis of their score will have to appear for the selection procedure of ATMA 2021. It will be a three-step process to get admission to the desired B-school on the basis of ATMA. Read this complete article by Careers360 to know in detail about the ATMA selection procedure 2021, important dates, documents required and so forth.

No of seats/vacancies

For the Recruitment of Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales), there are a lot of job vacancies this year in various branches of the State Bank of India. As per exam notification, 8653 clerk vacancies will be filled this year

Eligibility Criteria

ATMA eligibility criteria provides details regarding age and educational qualification which candidates need to fulfill in order to be eligible for the exam. According to ATMA eligibility criteria, candidates should be Graduate from a recognised university. Candidates who are in their final year of graduation can also apply for the exam. ATMA registrations have begun on March 4, 2021. ATMA exam is conducted four to five times a year. The exam for the April session will be conducted on April 25, 2021. Before, filling the application form, candidates should check ATMA eligibility criteria to ensure whether they are eligible for the exam or not. Candidates’ eligibility will be verified at the time of admission, if anyone is found to be ineligible then they will not be offered admission

Factors
Details
Age limit
There is no age limit for ATMA. Besides, candidates who
have applied for ATMA exam earlier can re-apply.
Nationality
Candidates applying for ATMA must be a citizen of India
Educational qualification
Any graduate from a recognised university can apply for ATMA
Final year graduation students can also apply
Candidates must secure the minimum marks in the qualifying exam prescribed by the examination authority
Work experience
ATMA exam eligibility criteria do not include work experience.
Both working and non-working candidates can apply for the exam
Number of attempts
ATMA is conducted four to five times a year.
Candidates can attempt ATMA exam any number of times.
The score of the latest ATMA exam will be considered for admission

Exam Syllabus and Pattern

ATMA Exam Syllabus is divided into six different sections and sub sections with varying types of topics on which questions are placed in each exam. ATMA exam syllabus for ATMA Feb 2021 exam is shared below. The Exam date is February 14, 2021 and the ATMA testing mode is changed to AI Auto Proctoring Test from home. The ATMA exam syllabus is prepared by experts as per the revised exam pattern.

ATMA 2021 Feb exam syllabus has changed as per the changes in type of questions asked in ATMA Exam. However, AIMS, the ATMA exam conducting body has not changed the official ATMA Feb 2021 exam syllabus from its earlier syllabus.

ATMA Syllabus: Overall Composition
The question pattern in ATMA 2021 Feb exam and subsequent ATMA exams syllabus is based on MCQ format. Accordingly ATMA exam syllabus 2021 is based on following components:

ATMA Exam Syllabus Components
ATMA Exam 2021 Syllabus Details
Total Questions
180
Exam Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Overall Time Limit to Attempt the Exam
3 hours
Question Format
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Answer Options for each MCQ
4
Marks Awarded for Each Correct Answer
1
Negative Marking
0.25 mark
Overall Areas covered in ATMA Exam Syllabus
Questions on Verbal Ability, Reading Comprehension,
Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning,
Quantitative Ability, Data Interpretation
Number of Sections
6

ATMA Exam Pattern: Sectional composition
The key components in ATMA exam are:

Section
Section name
Number of questions
Time allotted in minutes
1
Analytical Reasoning Skills -1
30
30
2
Verbal Skills-1
30
30
3
Quantitative Skills-1
30
30
4
Verbal Skills -2
30
30
5
Analytical Reasoning Skills -2
30
30
6
Quantitative Skills-2
30
30
Total
180
180

FAQs

ATMA is held four to five times a year.

The application fee for ATMA is Rs. 1298 including GST

No, ATMA registration forms are to be submitted online only.

Concession in fee will be given to women candidates and those belonging to the North Eastern states of India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura) only 25% concession will be given to women and 50% concession will be given to candidates belonging to North-Eastern states of India Candidate having integrated dual degree(IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 01.01.2018

CAT 2020 online registration has begun from August 5 till September 23. Candidates can use the registration guide and video which will be published on the official website.

The ATMA registration fee is non-refundable.

ATMA registration fee can be paid only through debit/credit cards

Any graduate candidate with 50% (45% for reserved category) can apply for the exam.