ATMA Exam Pattern 2020 - All India Management Association (AIMA) has released the ATMA 2020 exam pattern. As per the previous year trends, ATMA exam pattern 2020 includes six sections. ATMA 2020 for February session will be conducted on May 24, 2020. The exam pattern of ATMA 2020 remains unchanged. Students are advised to go through the ATMA exam pattern 2020 before appearing for the examination. Exam pattern of ATMA 2020 will help aspirants in preparation for examination. ATMA exam is conducted four times in a year for admission into various management programmes under participating institutes. Read this article by Careers360 to know more about the ATMA exam pattern 2020 such as features, number of sections & questions, marking scheme and syllabus.
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ATMA Exam Pattern 2020

ATMA Exam Pattern 2020 - Highlights



Exam mode

Online and Offline



  • Analytical Reasoning Skills - I

  • Analytical Reasoning Skills - II

  • Verbal Skills - I

  • Verbal Skills - II

  • Quantitative Skills - I

  • Quantitative Skills - II

Exam duration

Three hours

Nature of questions

Objective/ Multiple Choice Questions

Mark(s) for every correct answer

1 mark

Negative marking


Total marks


ATMA Exam Pattern 2020

Exam pattern of ATMA 2020 includes the number of questions in each section and marking scheme. Students can refer to the table below for ATMA 2020 exam pattern.

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Number of questions

Time for each section

Analytical Reasoning Skills - I


30 Minutes

Analytical Reasoning Skills - II


30 Minutes

Verbal Skills - I


30 Minutes

Verbal Skills - II


30 Minutes

Quantitative Skills - I


30 Minutes

Quantitative Skills - II


30 Minutes



180 Minutes

In the exam pattern of ATMA 2020, each section will consist of 30 questions, with allotted time of 30 minutes for each section.

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Marking Scheme

The marking scheme of ATMA 2020 exam pattern is as follows:

  • For every correct answer, candidate will be given 1 mark

  • If the question is unattempted, that answer will be marked zero

  • For every incorrect answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.

  • Lastly, if student marks more than one answer for a particular question, that answer will be considered incorrect.

ATMA Syllabus 2020

The authorities do not prescribe any specific syllabus for ATMA 2020. However, based on previous year trends students can get an idea about the topics that will be covered for ATMA 2020. Refer the table below to know the topics that are likely to be covered under ATMA syllabus 2020.

Analytical Reasoning Skills

Verbal Ability

Quantitative Skills

Statement– Conclusion

Reading Comprehension


Number Series

Jumbled sentences

Profit, Loss and Discount

Verbal Logic

Synonyms & Antonyms

Problems on Ages


Word meaning




Surds and Indices


Sentence completion

Coordinate Geometry

Blood Relations


Visual Reasoning

Binomial Theorem

Data Sufficiency

Set Theory

Strike the Odd one out

Simple/ Compound Interest

Arrangement of letters

Complex Numbers


Reading Comprehension







Linear Equations

Permutation and Combination

Number Systems


Time and Work

Quadratic Equations

Ratio and Proportion

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - ATMA Exam Pattern 2020

Question: Is there negative marking for ATMA 2020?


As per the marking scheme scheme of ATMA 2020, for every correct answer candidate will be given 1 mark. For every incorrect answer 0.25 marks will be deducted. 

Question: Does ATMA exam pattern varies from session to session?


No, the exam pattern remains same throughout the yearly sessions.

Question: Is the syllabus for ATMA 2020 fixed?


No, the syllabus for ATMA 2020 varies from session to session.

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ATMA May 2020 will be accepted or not?

Shaurya Kapoor 20th Mar, 2020

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Now Im studying in B.Tech 3rd year. How can I start preparing for various MBA Entrance exams? I am not taking any Tuition. How can I prepare myself for the exams?

Smrity 15th Mar, 2020


For MBA entrance exams start solving the past year question papers get thorough with the pattern of the paper.

Work on the logical Reasoning and quantitative aptitude as practice makes you perfect and try to grasp the necessary details and current affairs.

Even if you are not taking tuition, if you practice, solve as many sample papers as you can and be confident while giving the paper you can for sure get the best institution for you.

To get the sample papers for MBA Entrance exams Visit the link below:

I hope this helps.

All the Best!


pumba except atma score for MBA and fee structure of clg

Awanya Dabas 13th Mar, 2020


PUMBA, Pune does not accept ATMA score for MBA Admission. You can apply through other exams like CMAT, CAT, MH-CET.

Seats in MBA are granted on the basis pf the scores achieved by the student in any of these entrance exams.

The fee structure of the institute is as follows:

  1. MBA++ : INR 1.33 L
  2. MBA in Pharma- Biotechnology : INR 1.33 L
  3. Executive MBA : INR 1.53 L

Hope this answer helps!


atma score excepted in clg of jaipur for MBA give list which except this score

Shiksha 13th Mar, 2020


Although there are no great colleges in jaipur that you should target for mba until you have no choice but I'm mentioning few of them. Jaipur institue og management, tsb jaipur, iihmr japiur, fms-irm japiur & jims jaipur. Out of this only iihmr jaipur is good college but for healthcare management.

The top colleges that accepts atma score are:

  • Pumba
  • Maharashtra mms/ pgdm like: jbims/simsree/nl dalmia/sies/chetana/welingkar/etc.
  • Christ banglore
  • Xime
  • Itm navi mumbai
  • For more visit the link below.

I hope this helps.


through atma score which college except this score for MBA in pune Mumbai and ahmdabad

Awanya Dabas 13th Mar, 2020


Here is the list of the colleges accepting ATMA score for admission into MBA:

In Mumbai:

  1. Prin. L.N. Welingkar WE School Mumbai
  2. SIESCOMS Navi Mumbai
  3. Chetna CIMR
  4. ITM Group of Institutions
  5. SDA Bocconi Mumbai

In Pune:

  1. PUMBA
  2. National Institute of Bank Management
  3. MIT School of Telecom Management
  4. IIMS Pune
  5. Suryadutta Institutes of Management

In Ahemdabad:

  1. Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management
  2. Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Gandhinagar
  3. St Kabir Institute of Professional studies

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