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ATMA Entrance Exam 2024

ATMA 2024: Application Form Released, Exam Dates Announced

ATMA Entrance Exam 2024

ATMA 2024: Application Form Released, Exam Dates Announced

ATMA 2024 Exam Information

The ATMA exam in May 2024 has been extended till to May 25th. If you want to register for the AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA) 2024, you now have until May 16th. You can sign up on the official website atmaaims.com. The ATMA admit card for 2024 will be available on May 21st, 2024.

ATMA stands for AIMS Test for Management Admissions, which is a national-level entrance exam conducted by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS). The exam is conducted multiple times a year to provide admission to candidates into MBA, PGDM, MCA, and other management courses offered by various participating colleges across India. The exam is a computer-based test that assesses a candidate’s skills in areas like verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning, and analytical reasoning. The test is of 180 minutes duration and consists of 180 multiple-choice questions.

Students are advised to keep a track o the important dates that are associated with ATMA exam. The candidates have to pay the price of missing the deadline. Unnecessary stress will be placed on you, possibly affecting your level of preparation. It would lower your chances of getting a high score on that particular try. Because seats in colleges are granted depending on the cut-off, every single mark matters. Do not even make any mistakes of missing deadlines due to minor issues!!!

Candidates can do so by registering on this website and receiving the most up-to-date information by email or text message. ATMA 2024 had its most recent assessment in February. The outcome of which has already been declared. Aside from that, the timeline for the May 2024 tests is provided. Exams will be held in May, June, and July, according to the calendar. It is recommended that students choose the test centre where they will take the test so that they may arrange their study strategy properly.

ATMA 2024 Exam Dates

Candidates can check ATMA 2024 important dates from the below table:

Event Dates (February Session) Dates (May Session) Dates (June Session) Dates (July Session)
ATMA Registration Starts date 30th November 2023  

25th March 2024

May 12, 2024 June 25, 2024
Last date of fee payment 10th February 2024 16th May 2024 June 10, 2024 July 15, 2024
ATMA registrations end 11th February 2024 16th May 2024 June 10, 2024 July 15, 2024
Last date of printing the application form 13th February 2024 19th May 2024 23rd June 2024 21st July 2024
ATMA  Admit Card 15th February 2024 21st May 2024 20th June 2024 18th July 2024
ATMA 2024 Exam Date 18th February 2024 25th May 2024 23rd June 2024 21st July 2024
ATMA result 23rd February 2024 30th May 2024 1st week of July 2024 1st week of August 2024

ATMA 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are satisfying the eligibility criteria alone will be allowed to appear for the exam. The eligibility criteria of ATMA is almost similar to many other exams which are conducted to get MBA admission. There are also eligibility criteria for colleges. It is important for students to verify whether the colleges for which they are applying had been recognised by All India Council for Technical Education/ University Grants Commission. Students should also verify whether that particular college accepts ATMA scores.

ATMA 2024 Registration

The registration process should be done with complete attention as the details once filled cannot be edited later. Registration will begin one month before the exam. Online registration is done for this exam. The registration consists of two processes: Payment of fees and filling of ATMA registration form.

Payment of fees

Follow the below instructions to ensure the payment of fees.

  • Visit the official website of ATMA, https://www.atmaaims.com/ and find the link for the registration.
  • Fill all the personal details which include email ID and mobile number.
  • You will get the form which facilitates the payment of fees.

ATMA 2024 Exam Pattern

The ATMA Exam Pattern for 2024 is determined by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS). According to this pattern, the ATMA exam is conducted online and exclusively in English. The question paper is divided into six sections, totaling 108 marks.

It’s crucial to adhere to the allocated time for each section, which is 30 minutes per section. Therefore, you’ll have a total of 180 minutes to finish the entire paper. Understanding the ATMA Syllabus is just as essential as grasping the exam pattern.

Key Highlights of the ATMA Exam Pattern for 2024

  • Exam Mode: Online
  • Exam Type: Computer-based Test
  • Number of Sections: 3
  • Sectional Distribution: Quantitative, Analytical Reasoning, and Verbal
  • Skill Tests Involved: Analytical Reasoning skills I & II; Quantitative skills I & II; and Verbal skills I & II
  • Total Number of Questions: 180
  • Maximum Marks: 180
  • Maximum Time Allowed: 3 Hours
  • Nature of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) – Objective type
  • Medium of Exam: English
  • Number of Options in MCQs: 4
  • Marking Scheme: Correct Answer adds 1 mark each; Wrong Answer deducts 0.25 mark; Unattempted Answer deducts no mark
  • Courses Accepting Score: MBA, PGDM, MMS, and MCA
  • Negative Marking: Yes

ATMA Exam Pattern 2024 Sectional Weightages and Sectional Timings

The usual ATMA Exam paper pattern (Anticipated to remain consistent in the ATMA exam pattern for 2023) comprises six skill tests categorized into three sections:

  1. Analytical Reasoning skills I
  2. Quantitative skills I
  3. Verbal skills I
  4. Analytical Reasoning skills II
  5. Quantitative skills II
  6. Verbal skills II

Each of these skills tests will contain 30 questions and will be assigned a maximum of 30 minutes for completion (timed separately).

Sections Questions Count (Max.) Total Marks Sectional Cut off Timings
Quantitative skills I & II 30 Ques. 30 Ques. 30 Marks 30 Marks 30 Mins. 30 Mins.
Analytical Reasoning skills I & II 30 Ques. 30 Ques. 30 Marks 30 Marks 30 Mins. 30 Mins.
Verbal skills I & II 30 Ques. 30 Ques. 30 Marks 30 Marks 30 Mins. 30 Mins.
Total of all sections 180 Ques. 180 Marks 180 Mins.

ATMA Exam Pattern 2024: Marking Scheme

Marking Characteristics Marking Scheme
Best/ Correct response +1 mark
Double / Incorrect response -0.25 mark
Unanswered / Unvisited Questions 0 mark

ATMA Syllabus 2024

Once familiar with the ATMA Exam Pattern, understanding the ATMA exam Syllabus 2024 becomes essential. This knowledge will assist candidates in devising a suitable strategy to excel in the exam. The ATMA syllabus encompasses topics/sections designed to evaluate the following abilities of the candidates:

  • Management abilities
  • Aptitude solving abilities
  • Analysing abilities
  • Comprehension abilities
  • Synthesizing abilities
  • Numerical reasoning abilities
  • Verbal reasoning abilities

The ATMA exam syllabus encompasses a diverse range of topics, evenly distributed among the six sections.

ATMA Syllabus: Quantitative skills I

The quantitative skills I syllabus for ATMA with 30 questions and 30 marks consists of the following topics:

  • Arithmetic
  • Modern Math
  • Number System
  • Percentages
  • Proportion & Ratio Variations
  • Mensuration
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Average
  • Profit & Loss
  • Time, Distance, and Speed
  • Combination and Permutation
  • Logarithm
  • Number Systems
  • LCM and HCF
  • Inequalities
  • Problems on Ages
  • Complex Numbers
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Averages
  • Set Theory
  • Surds and Indices
  • Discounts

ATMA Syllabus: Quantitative skills II

The quantitative skills II syllabus consists of topics that is not different from the topics found in the quantitative skills I syllabus. This skill test consists of 30 questions and 30 marks with 1 mark being allocated to each question found in this skill test.

ATMA Syllabus: Analytical Reasoning skills I

This skill test consists of 30 questions and 30 marks with one mark getting allocated to each other. The topics which are usually tested in the Analytical Reasoning skills I Test are as follows:

  • Critical Reasoning
  • Statement – Inference
  • Statement – Course of Action
  • Statement – Weak and Strong Arguments

ATMA Syllabus: Analytical Reasoning skills II

This Analytical Reasoning skill test II also consists of 30 marks and questions and one mark is allotted to all questions in this skill test. The topics that were found in the skill test are as follows:

  • Coding-decoding
  • Arrangements
  • Strengthen/ Weaken arguments
  • Syllogisms
  • Statement – Conclusion
  • Data sufficiency

ATMA Syllabus: Verbal skills I

Verbal skills I comprises of 30 questions with 30 marks testing the abilities of the candidate to test English Language Command and Expertise. The following topics are found in this skill test:

  • Grammar
  • Passages (Reading Comprehension)
  • Vocabulary
  • Sentence Completion
  • Jumbled Sentences

ATMA Syllabus: Verbal skills II

Verbal skills II also contain 30 questions and marks with one mark for each. Verbal skill I and Verbal Skill II topics are one other the same.


For the above syllabus, there are a lot of books available on the market. Selecting the right book is the most important thing. There are many who have the habit of reading a lot of books once. This is not the right approach. Candidates need to choose a book for a particular topic and go through it more than once to get a conceptual clarity. It is important to prepare notes for each topic so that it would help in the frequent revision. Please remember to take the notes clearly. Otherwise, it would create unnecessary confusion.

Nowadays, it becomes easy to buy a book as most of the books are available online. Some of the important books needed for this exam are mentioned below

  • The book of SK Sinha named “The Complete Reference Manual for CMAT”
  • Quantitative Aptitude by R.S. Agarwal
  • Mission MBA MAT mock tests and solved papers by Tarun Goyal
  • A book of Rajesh Verma on Fast Track Objective Arithmetic
  • Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
  • Quantitative Aptitude for MBA by Sulava Ee
  • 30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary Mass Market Paperback written by Wilfred Funk and Norman Lewis / Simon and Schuster.
  • The Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning for CAT written by Nishit K Sinha

To improve the Vocabulary in a better way, read an English Newspaper every day. Try to find some unknown words every day and find the meaning. If you continue this exercise every day, then you can see a vast improvement in your vocabulary. For easy retaining, try to frame sentences using those words.

You can also refer to some topics on the internet. In certain sites, previous year questions are given. Practise those question papers too. The solutions for these questions are available either online or in some of the standard books.

You can find a number of materials of various institutes in the market. Select only those which are standard. But it always better to refer the books. These coaching institute materials can be used as a substitute only.