ATMA Exam 2020 Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

Last Updated on : 07/08/2020

The ATMA exam is conducted five times every year. Check out the frequently asked questions for all the sessions of the exam. Also find answers for questions related to eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, application process, etc.

Question 1: What is ATMA?

ATMA stands for Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) Test for Management Admissions. It is a national level exam conducted five times a year for admission to various PG courses including MBA, MCA, MCM, PGDBA, PGDM, etc. The Association of Indian Management Schools administers the exam.

Question 2: When will the next exam be held?

AIMS will conduct the next ATMA exam on 7th August 2020. The ATMA 2020 registration process for the August session has started on 16th July. The dates for the next session will be announced soon.

Question 3: Who can fill the registration form for the ATMA exam?

Indian nationals with a bachelor’s degree (at least 50% marks) are eligible to appear for the upcoming ATMA exam.

Question 4: If an applicant belongs to J&K state, can he take the test?

Yes, he can.

Question 5: How many times an applicant can take ATMA exam?

There’s no upper age limit set for the exam by the exam-conducting body. However, a candidate can give the test 5 times a year.

Question 6: I belong to the reserved category. Will I be eligible for some discounts on the application fee?

The application fee is equal for everyone irrespective of their category.

Question 7: In how many cities the exam will be organised? Can I have the city names?

The exam will be held in 18 cities across the country. You can check the names in the article.

Question 8: What is the exam mode?

The ATMA exam is purely computer-based.

Question 9: Is there negative marking scheme for ATMA?


Question 10: What are the main areas that candidates should prepare for?

The ATMA exams will have questions from the Quantitative Aptitude, Analytical Reasoning and Verbal Skill subjects.

Question 11: When can I obtain the ATMA admit card for the December 2020 session?

It will be available from 6th August 2020 onwards.

Question 12: When will the schedule for ATMA 2020 exam released?

Keep a check on the official website, the ATMA 2020 schedule will be released soon.

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