About ATMA 2020

The AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA) is a national level entrance test conducted multiple times a year by the Association of Indian Management School (AIMS). The score of ATMA 2020 will be accepted by 740 top B-schools in India for admission to the postgraduate programmes in the Management domain (MBA, PGDM, PGDBA etc.). As per the eligibility criteria prescribed by the conducting body, applicants should either be graduates or in their final year of graduation from a recognised institute to appear in ATMA 2020. The single window exam is held in both offline and online modes across several cities in India. As per the exam pattern, ATMA 2020 will be an objective-type test which evaluates verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning, and analysing the ability of the candidate. The total duration of the exam is three hours.

ATMA 2020 Highlights

Full Exam Name AIMS Test for Management Admissions
Short Exam Name ATMA
Conducting Body Association of Indian Management Schools
Frequency of Conduct 5 times a year
Exam Level National Level Exam
Languages English
Mode of Application Online
Application Fee (General) 1298 Rs [Online]
Mode of Exam Online and Offline
Mode of Counselling Offline
Participating Colleges 380
Exam Duration 3 Hours

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ATMA 2020 Important Dates

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ATMA (Session May 2020)

Upcoming Dates and Events

13 Feb, 2020 - 18 May, 2020

Application | Mode: Online Ongoing

21 May, 2020

Admit Card | Mode: Online

24 May, 2020

Exam | Mode: Online

29 May, 2020

Result | Mode: Online

ATMA (Session Feb 2020)

Past Dates and Events

13 Feb, 2020

Result | Mode: Online

09 Feb, 2020

Exam | Mode: Online

05 Feb, 2020

Admit Card | Mode: Online

01 Feb, 2020 - 03 Feb, 2020

Application - Registration end date | Mode: Online

18 Nov, 2019 - 01 Feb, 2020

Application - Fee Payment End Date | Mode: Online

AIMS prescribes the ATMA 2020 eligibility criteria for candidates who wish to appear in the management entrance exam. The registration process for May session began on February 13. Candidates must ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria of ATMA 2020 before applying for the exam as stated below:

    • Candidates must be graduates  completed their Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from an accredited Institution or University. Candidates in their final year of graduation are also eligible to apply for ATMA 2020.

    • Age limit – There is no age bar for candidates who wish to take ATMA 2020.

    • Repeaters - Aspirants who have previously appeared for the exam can re-apply for the exam.

    • Work Experience – Not necessary; as both working and non-working aspirants can apply.

Aspirants must check that they duly fulfil the eligibility criteria before applying for ATMA 2020 to avoid their candidature from being at the time of admission.

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Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Credit Card | Debit Card

The application form of ATMA May 2020 released in online mode by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS). Additionally, in order to complete the ATMA 2020 registration, candidates must enter their phone number and email ID since the exam-related information will be communicated through them. Prior to filling the application form, the eligibility criteria to appear for the exam must be checked. 

Steps to fill ATMA Application Form 2020

    • Step 1 - Go to the official website of ATMA AIMS.

    • Step 2 - Application fee payment:

Go to the Online Fee Payment tab under the ATMA Online Exam tab. An application fee of Rs. 1298/- must be paid using Debit or Credit card only. Payment through Net Banking, NEFT, Cash will not be accepted by the conducting authority.

    • Step 3 - Request for PID (Personal Identification Number):

Fill the personal details like Full name, Email ID and Mobile Number. Candidates need to take two printouts of the filled-in ATMA 2020 Application Form which must be carried on test day. An auto-generated mail will be sent to the registered email containing the login credentials.

    • Step 4 - Fill and complete ATMA application form 2020:

Use the login credentials sent to the registered email ID to login to ATMA account and complete the application form. Take a print of this as well and keep it for future reference.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
OBC, General, ST, SC Online Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 1298

ATMA 2020 Syllabus

Analytical reasoning skills – I

Verbal skills - I

Quantitative skills – I

Analytical reasoning skills – II

Verbal skills -II

Quantitative skills – II

The ATMA 2020 exam pattern is formulated by AIMS (All India Management Association). The exam will be conducted in computer-based mode for a duration of three hours. The test will have a total of 180 MCQ questions from broadly three sections.

ATMA Exam Pattern 2019 - Overview                                                


Mode of the exam


Online & offline


Total number of Questions




Total number of Sections




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Marks per Question




Duration of the exam


3 hours (180 minutes)


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ATMA 2020 Exam Pattern – Section wise breakup        






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Analytical Reasoning Skills






Verbal Skills






Quantitative Skills






Verbal Skills






Analytical Reasoning Skills






Quantitative Skills








As discussed above, each of the three sections- Analytical Reasoning, Verbal Skills and Quantitative Skills will be repeated twice making it a total of six sections. 

Marking Scheme of ATMA 2020 - One mark for each correct answer will be awarded. For each incorrect answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.

The ATMA May 2020 admit card will release on May 21, 2020. The admit card of ATMA 2020 will be issued to those candidates who successfully register for the exam. Candidates will be able to download the ATMA 2020 admit card from the official website by logging in with their credentials. The hard copy of the admit card was not sent to any candidate as it was made available only in online mode. It is advisable to take extra copies of the hall ticket of ATMA 2020.

Details mentioned on the ATMA Admit Card 2020:

    • Candidate’s Name and Address

    • Exam Date, Time and Venue

    • Photograph of candidate

    • Instructions related to the exam and test day

Documents to carry along with ATMA Admit Card 2020

Candidates must have carried any one of the following documents to the ATMA exam centre along with the admit card:

    • Voter ID Card

    • Aadhar Card

    • Passport

    • Driving License

    • PAN Card etc.

ATMA 2020 Exam Centers

State City
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Karnataka Bengaluru
Odisha Bhubaneshwar
Delhi New Delhi
Uttar Pradesh Ghaziabad
Telangana Hyderabad
Madhya Pradesh Indore
Rajasthan Jaipur
Maharashtra Kolhapur
Navi Mumbai
West Bengal Kolkata
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Jharkhand Ranchi

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card with two original passport size photographs affixed
  • Receipt of payment of the application form
  • Valid photo identity proof

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The result of ATMA 2020 will be announced on May 29, 2020. It will be made available in the form of scorecard which will contain overall as well as sectional scores. Aspirants will be required to download their ATMA 2020 result from the official website of the exam using the login credentials.

How to check ATMA Result 2020?

    • Go to the official website of AIMS ATMA

    • Select the date of the exam

    • Enter the Registration Number/Roll Number/PID and enter the password

    • ATMA result will be displayed on the screen

    • Download the result

The result of ATMA 2020 is calculated as per the marking scheme prescribed by the exam conducting body.

After the result, the B-schools accepting ATMA scores will announce the shortlisted candidates for the next rounds of admission. The shortlisted candidates will have to appear for the Group Discussion (GD) or Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. The final merit list will be prepared based on the ATMA scores, performance in GD/WAT-PI rounds and overall academic profile of the candidates.

While attending the ATMA 2020 selection procedure, candidates have to carry certain important documents like original shortlist letter, copies of certificates of Xth and XIIth, ATMA scorecard, original admit card, and original degree/provisional certificate. A final merit list, based on the ATMA result, performance in GD/WAT-PI rounds and overall academic profile of the candidates will be prepared. This will be followed by the final admission process to the respective B-schools.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • All the original and at least two photocopies of certificates of Xth and XIIth
  • Scorecard
  • Original admit card
  • Five to six passport size photographs - colour as well as black and white
  • Original degree or else provisional certificate (in case the candidate is yet to receive the graduation certificate)
  • Community certificate (OBC/ST/SC/other) signed by the authorised authority
  • Original shortlist letter

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question: Can I apply for ATMA if my result of qualifying examination is awaited?


Yes, candidates in the final year of qualifying examination or result awaited can apply provided they submit the proof of documents before the prescribed date.

Question: Can I fill the registration form of ATMA in offline mode?


No, ATMA application form can be filled only in online mode.

Question: Is there any concession of fees?


Yes, Female candidates will have 25% concession on the application fee and 50% concession is applicable for applicants belonging to North-Eastern states of India.

Questions related to ATMA

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what is cut off of ATMA exam? last year cut of is.....?

Charvi Nayyar 20th Feb, 2020

Hello aspirant

ATMA Cutoff is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates have to score to be eligible for the admission process of various management institutes. Candidates securing more than or equal to the cutoff are selected for Group Discussion, Written Ability Test, and Personal Interview rounds. ATMA Cutoff of participating institutes usually range from 70 to 150.

hope this helps


I have a 90 percentile in CMAT, 2020 and 96 percentile in ATMA, 2020. Please guide me which all colleges in Mumbai and Pune can I apply to, with these scores.

Pranav Mishra 12th Feb, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

By your percentile in competitive exams you can apply to these colleges in Mumbai and Pune

1) Welingkar Mumbai






Colleges that I have mentioned above is the best college for PGDM in Mumbai and Pune, I don't recommend any college other than these for you to apply as they are not worth it.

I hope the above information is beneficial for you.

All the best.


which scores are considered for Pumba pharma biotech? ATMA or Graduation aggregate?

Sharon Rose Student Expert 7th Feb, 2020
To get admission in MBA Pharma Biotec in Pumba University you need to appear for AIMS test for Management Admission (ATMA). And then you need tot fill the online application form provided by the University which will be in their official website and pay the fee.And the admission is purely based on merit in ATMA.

In ATMA exam can we choose the order of sections in which we want to solve?

Shivika Tyagi 4th Feb, 2020
In ATMA exam we have six sections and 3 hrs to complete the exam. 30 questions in each section is there and 30 minutes for each section is alloted. So we can't choose the order. Like in cat after 1 hr of first section next section starts automatically, here also after 30 min another section will start automatically.
Hope it helps you. Good luck

atma syllabus for MBA in 2020 to

Mayank Chowdhary 2nd Feb, 2020

The ATMA MBA Entrance exam comprises of 3 important topics i.e. Subjects - Analytical Reasoning, Verbal Skills and Quantitative Skills.

Analytical reasoning will have 30 questions to be answered within 30 minutes. The syllabus will be blood relations, data sufficiency, verbal logic, coding decoding, Statement– Conclusion, Number Series, etc.

Verbal reasoning has 30 qsns as well. And the syllabus for the same will be as follows -

Synonyms, opposites, Basic English grammar, jumbled sentences, vocabulary, etc.

Quantitative skills will have the following topics under syllabus -

  • Percentage
  • Time and Work
  • Pie Chart
  • Profit and Loss
  • Number System
  • Bar Graph
  • Time-Speed-Distance
  • Data Interpretation
  • Basic Arithmetic
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest
  • Algebra
  • Series

Best wishes. thank-you.

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