AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA) is the MBA entrance exam which is conducted by Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) with a network of more that 600 management schools. ATMA is held both in paper pencil based as well as online mode. ATMA is a standard test to assess the aptitude (Quantitative, Analytical Reasoning & Verbal Skills) of candidates for Management Education.

The national-level management entrance exam is conducted four to five times a year in both offline and online modes. To apply for the exam, you should be graduate or in the final year of graduation from any recognised university.

Eligibility Criteria

The minimum qualification required to attend the ATMA is graduation from any recognized institute. There is no restriction for minimum marks or any particular stream of study.

Age Limit: There is no age restriction to appear for ATMA exam. Also, aspirants who have previously applied for ATMA exam can re-apply for the exam.

Exam Pattern

There are six sections in the test of three hours duration with 180 total questions. There are multiple choice questions with four options. The areas of the test are Quantitative Skills, Verbal Skills and Analytical Reasoning Skills. There are two sections on each of these areas. Each section has 30 questions.

Section Questions
Analytical Reasoning Skills - I 30
Verbal Skills - I 30
Quantitative Skills - I 30
Verbal Skills - II 30
Analytical Reasoning Skills - II 30
Quantitative Skills - II 30
Total 180

Marking Scheme: Each multiple-choice question is followed by four answers numbered 1, 2, 3 and 4. For each correct answer, 1 mark is given and for each incorrect answer 0.25 mark is deducted from the score. ATMA Scores are valid for one year.

About ATMA

The Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) was established in 1988. It is one of the largest networks of management institutions in the world, with over 730 members including IIMs, ISB, Xavier Institutes, Welingkar, MDI, S P Jain, ICFAI, NMIMS and other top Indian business schools.

ATMA was launched in 2000 to meet the expressed desire of AIMS members for a high quality test, the scores of which would be used in the admission process as a reliable predictor of academic performance in post graduate management programmes. ATMA is a credible, comprehensive and single-window test for admissions to different postgraduate management programmes.

Test Centres

ATMA is conducted in 19 cities across India. You can choose the city of your choice while filling the application form.

List of Cities: Ahmedabad (Gandhi Nagar), Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kolhapur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi and Thane.

AIMS ATMA Official Website