ATMA 2021: Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Syllabus, Admit Card & Result


ATMA stands for the AIMS Test for Management Admissions is a national-level, single-window, comprehensive and credible management entrance test conducted for admission to various postgraduate programmes including MBA, MCA, MCM, PGDBA, PGDM, etc. Administered by the Association of Indian Management Schools, commonly known as AIMS, the entrance exam is comprised of analytical reasoning, verbal and quantitative skills to weigh up the aptitude of the applicants for Higher Management Education. It is generally organised five times a year. The exam sessions keep varying. Thus, candidates must keep a check on the official website for updates. Here are the details for ATMA 2021 exam.

ATMA 2021 Key Features:

  • High-Quality Test
  • Student Centric Focus
  • Simple Admission Process
  • Objective Type Test
  • Aptitude Assessment
  • Predicts Academic Performance

ATMA 2021 Latest Notification:

  • ATMA 2021 (July Session) Admit Card has been released on 21st July 2021.
  • ATMA exam registrations 2021 for the July session has started on 01st June 2021.
  • The last date to apply for ATMA 2021 (July Session) is 18th July 2021.
  • The July exam is scheduled to be held on 26th July 2021 via a home-based test.

The official notification regarding the same states; AI & Live Human proctored Home-based online ATMA Test will be held on Monday, 26th July 2021. Candidates should have to make appropriate computer equipment, preferably a laptop with a webcam with good uninterrupted internet connectivity (Wi-Fi with Minimum 1 MBPS speed).

ATMA 2021 - Key Points

Exam Name

AIMS Test for Management Admissions

Exam Level

National level


Ministry of HRD and AICTE


For admission to MBA/ MCA/ MMS/ PGDM courses

Conducting Authority

Association of Indian Management Schools


5 times a year

Exam Mode


Available Application Forms

ATMA Exam 2021 Important Dates

ATMA 2021 July Session Exam Schedule (ongoing)

Exam Events (July Session)

Important Dates

Registration Process Commences

1st June 2021

Last Date to Submit Online Application Form

18th July 2021

Last date to print the filled-in Application Form

20th July 2021

Admit Card availability

21st July 2021

ATMA July Session Online Test

26th July 2021

Result to be Declared

30th July 2021

ATMA 2021 May Session Exam Schedule

Exam Events

Important Dates

Registration Process Commences

26th April 2021

Last Date to Submit Online Application Form

23rd May 2021

Admit Card availability

26th May 2021

ATMA Online Test

30th May 2021

Result to be Declared

5th June 2021

ATMA 2021 April Session Exam Schedul

ATMA 2021 Events

Important Dates

Registration Process Commenced

2nd March 2021

Last Date to Submit Online Application Form

18th April 2021

Admit Card availability

21st April 2021

ATMA Online Test (AI Auto Proctoring)

25th April 2021 (2:00 PM to 5:00 PM)

Result to be Declared

30th April 2021

ATMA 2021 February Session Exam Schedule

Exam Events

Important Dates

Registration Process Commences

21st December 2020

Last Date to Submit Online Application Form

08th February 2021

Admit Card availability

10th February 2021

ATMA Online Test

14th February 2021

Result to be Declared

19th February 2021

ATMA Exam 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

Like any other popular MBA entrance exams such as CAT, MAT, XAT, etc., ATMA too shares a similar kind of exam pattern. The nature of the test remains the same for all five ATMA exams. The test is computer-based. In this, candidates will have to be proficient in computer and the Internet. The online examination will have 180 questions spread over six important sections. Students can attempt the sections as per their suitability and convenience. The main sections are Analytical Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Skills.

  • Exam Mode: Online (computer and Internet)
  • Question Type: MCQs
  • Total Number of Questions: 180
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark for every correct answer
  • Negative Marking Scheme: 0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer
  • Exam Duration: 3 hours

Mark Distribution Question-wise -


Number of Questions

Exam Duration (In Minutes)

Analytical Reasoning – I



Analytical Reasoning – II



Verbal Skills – I



Verbal Skills – II



Quantitative Skills – I



Quantitative Skills – II



Grand Total



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ATMA Syllabus 2021

The ATMA syllabus covers major management subjects such as numerical reasoning, verbal reasoning, synthesising ability and analytics. The management aspirants are recommended to study each topic and chapters thoroughly and carefully. Remember, your ATMA preparation starts with the right syllabus. Check below for the syllabus of ATMA 2021 –

  1. Analytical Reasoning Skills – I
  2. Verbal Skills - I
  3. Quantitative Skills – I
  4. Analytical Reasoning Skills – II
  5. Verbal Skills -II
  6. Quantitative Skills – II

Some of the quick preparation tips for the ATMA 2021 exam that you might find handy is –

  • Have a thorough understanding of the exam pattern
  • Go through the syllabus and note down your strength and weakness
  • Prepare effective timetable
  • Solve mock test series
  • Refer to the best study materials recommended by toppers

ATMA Exam 2021 Eligibility

Nationality –

  • An Indian national is eligible to appear in all 5 exams of the ATMA test.

Academic Qualification -

  • Must be a graduate with a minimum of 50% marks
  • He should have studied from a UGC recognised varsity
  • If a student is appearing in the last year of his Bachelor degree course, he is allowed to take the test.
  • Candidates with a certificate of Chartered Account (CA) can fill in the online application form too.

Age Qualification –

  • AIMS has not set any specific age limit for ATMA 2021.
  • If you meet the requirements mentioned above, you can submit the application form for the ATMA 2021.

Work Experience –

  • You need not have any prior work experience.

ATMA Exam 2021 Application Process

Candidates interested in taking up the ATMA 2021 exam must fill the application forms for different sessions at their convenience. The July 2021 session application process completed on 18th July 2021. Candidates are required to submit the applications through the official website at

  • Visit the above-mentioned website.
  • Access the ATMA 2021 Application Form.
  • Click on the ‘Register’ button.
  • Enter your name, mobile number, date of birth and email ID.
  • Release the payment using the credit card, debit card and net banking.
  • After the successful payment, you will be sent a Personal Identification Number (PID) to your registered email address.
  • Click on the ‘Submit’ button.
  • Take at least two printouts of the acknowledgement page.
  • Check your mail for an auto-generated email from AIMS. It will consist of the username and password for login.

Documents required for ATMA registration

  1. Scanned or digital copy photograph and signature (Maximum size: 512 KB)
  2. Scanned copy of latest OBC (Non-creamy) / SC / ST / DAP category certificate as applicable (Maximum size: 1 MB)
  3. Scanned copy of mark sheets of Class 10, 12 and Graduation. (Maximum size: 1 MB)
  4. Sponsored applicants are required to upload sponsoring certificate as per the format available on the ATMA website
  5. Credit/ Debit card details to pay the fees online

Other Details

ATMA 2021 Admit Card

Candidates who have successfully submitted their application forms are eligible to download the ATMA admit card. The hall tickets (July session) has been available from 21st July 2021 via online medium. The hall tickets can be downloaded using the PID and Password. Take a printout of the call letter; paste a coloured passport-size photograph in the given space while appearing at the exam venue. Also, carry two more photographs and one original photo identification proof. The test-takers are suggested to obtain the signature of the invigilator on the second page of the hall ticket for future use.

ATMA Result 2021

ATMA result 2021 (July Session) will be released on 30th July 2021. Candidates who appear for the online ATMA exam will be able to download their results from the official website of ATMA AIMS. Candidates will need to log in on the website using a PID number and password. The results will be announced by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS). Candidates who appear in the ATMA exam can check their results using PID and password.1

Check ATMA 2021 July Results –

  • Visit the website -
  • Click on the link “ATMA July 2021 Exam
  • You will be directed to a new page where you will be asked to use PID and Password

ATMA Login Page

  • After clicking the ‘Login’ button, you will be able to see the results

ATMA Scores – What after ATMA Result 2021

AIMS will not send any hard copy of the result or the scorecard. You must follow the steps mentioned above to obtain the ATMA scorecard. Based on the obtained scores AIMS will shortlist the candidates. The latter will undergo the selection procedure at various institutes of ATMA. The selection process will consist of Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Admissions will be offered to the students based on their performance.


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