The pattern of ATMA 2012 was on the similar lines of ATMA 2011. The paper was divided into 2 parts, each part having Quant, Analytical Reasoning and Verbal section. Each part was to be answered in 90 minutes, with no option given to the students of going back to the first part once the second part has started. 

Overall, there were 170 questions to be attempted in 180 minutes plus a 1 minute gap between the two parts.

  • No. of Questions: 170
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark for correct
  • Negative Marking: 1/3
  • Number of Parts: 2 separately timed
  • Number of Sections: 3 per part (total 6)
  • Number of Choices: 4
  • Duration: 180 Minutes (3 hours)
Part Section Time (mins) Number of Questions

I
Quantitative
90
30
Analytical Reasoning 30
Verbal 25

II
Quantitative
90
30
Analytical Reasoning 30
Verbal 25
Total 180