This entrance exam is to know the ability of candidate for higher management education. AIMS do not declare any official syllabus for the examination. As per the past trends of questions, there is curated ATMA Syllabus. It contains mainly three major domains; these three major domains are further divided into two parts.

• Analytical Reasoning Skills
• Quantitative Skills
• Verbal Skills.

#### Syllabus for Analytical Reasoning Skill 1 and 2

Skill 1: Candidates must possess the analytical skill to analyze a various situation and choose at right answer. This section would contain topics like

• Critical reasoning
• Odd One out
• A course of action
• Blood Relations
• Verbal Logic
• Directions
• Veen Diagrams
• Statement inference
• Strong arguments

Skill 2: it would be based upon

• Coding and decoding
• Number Series
• Analogy
• Strengthen or weaken arguments
• Statement – conclusions
• Arrangements
• Syllogisms
• Data sufficiency

#### ATMA Syllabus: Verbal Skills 1 and 2

Skill 1: The section examines the efficiency of the candidate’s English language skills. The topics lied under this section are:

• Grammar
• Vocabulary
• Jumbled Sentences
• RC passages
• Sentence Completion
• Synonyms
• Antonyms
• Word Analogy

Skill 2: It is more or less the same as section 1 of verbal skill. You get more reading comprehension questions and verbal reasoning questions as well.

• Summary of Comprehension passage
• Fill in the blanks
• Sentence correction and Arrangement
• Grammar-based questions
• Correction of underline parts of the sentence
• Rearrange jumbled sentences to make a meaningful paragraph

For studying and preparing for it, you can read English newspapers, magazines, etc to understand and familiarize with words and vocabulary.

#### ATMA Syllabus for Quantitative Skills 1 and Skill 2

This sections usually contains mathematics, numerical ability, calculation skills and many more. Students are advised to practice quick solving tricks as per the calculations to perform well in this section. Students need to practice questions on regular basis. The questions asked in these sections are based on probability, percentages, combination, geometry, functions and many more.

• Arithmetic
• Pie Charts, Bar Diagrams, graph, tablet
• Interest – Simple and Compound
• Ratio
• Algebra
• Modern Math
• Geometry
• Average
• Percentage
• Profit and Loss
• Ratio and Proportion Variation
• Time, Speed and Distance
• Mensuration
• Logarithm
• Permutation and Combination

Students can search for previous year question papers and appear for Mock tests. Previous year question paper would help you analyze the exam pattern. You can find previous year question paper online and can download them. Mock Test is available on official portal. It is beneficial for candidates to take online Mock Test as they would allow understanding the weaken points and the strong points of the candidates. You can improve your weaken points by studying or going through various books or sources.

Books for review

• Word Power Mae Easy by Norman Lewis
• Mission MBA MAT Mock tests and solve papers by Tarun Goyal
• Fast track objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma
• How to prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT by Arun Sharma
• The Person Guide to verbal ability and logical reasoning by Nishit K Sinha
• 30 days to more powerful vocabulary mass market paperback by Wilfred Funk and Norman Lewis/ Simon and Schuster
• How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT by Arun Sharma
• Quantitative Aptitude for MBA by Sulava Ee
• Mathematics for MBA by RS Agarwal
• A Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning by RS Agarwal

Before appearing in ATMA exams, it is essential to understand the types of questions asked in the exam. Also, appear for the online MOCK test. Follow some of the tips and cover maximum syllabus to practice more and more ATMA Exam sample questions. This will make them familiar with paper pattern and give them an idea of appearing for online computer-based exam.