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ATMA (April)

ATMA (April)


Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) conducts a test for management admissions (ATMA). It is conducted multiple times a year for admission to management courses. The Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) administers the AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA), a national-level exam for admission to MBA, PGDM, MCA, and PGDBA programs. The test is given four times a year. ATMA scores are accepted by over 500 management institutes across India for admission to their management programs. The aim of the test is to determine a candidate's aptitude for higher management studies.
The application window for the ATMA 2021 May session exam opened on April 26, 2021. Candidates have until May 23, 2021, to submit. ATMA 2021 (May) will be held in an internet-based test mode on May 30, 2021. On May 22, the fee payment window will close. The ATMA 2021 (April) was held on April 25, 2021, and the results were pre-announced and released on May 3, 2021. Previously, the findings were set to be announced on May 4, 2021. The February session exam was held in internet-based test mode on February 14, 2021, and the ATMA results 2021 were published on February 19, 2021, at 7:00 PM. There will be six parts to the ATMA query document. Analytical Reasoning, Quantitative, and Verbal Skills will also be tested on the exam.

The Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS), established in 1988, is one of the world's largest networks of management schools. With over 600 member institutes, AIMS has developed into a strong body of B-schools in India over the years. AIMS' key goal is to collaborate with agencies to facilitate management education in India. It has been working on manpower development, management science, and curriculum development for years.


Entrance Exam Highlights


Exam AIMS Test for Management Admissions
Organized by Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS)
Category National Level Exam
Frequency 4-5 times a year
Official Website
Mode of Registration Online
Exam Mode Online
Total Questions 180 Questions
Negative marking yes
Languages English
No. of Participating Colleges 740
Score Validity One year


Important Dates for ATMA (April) 2021


Events Dates 
Start date for the availability of the ATMA 2021 application form 2nd March 2021
Last Date for Payment of Application Fee 17th April 2021
Last date to fill the ATMA Application Form 2021 18th April 2021
Availability of ATMA 2021 Admit Card 21st April 2021
ATMA Entrance Exam 2021 (April) 25th April 2021
ATMA (April) 2021 Result 30th April 2021


ATMA (Apr.) Eligibility Criteria 2021



ATMA Application Form 2021 (April)


Step 1: Payment of fees

Category Application Fee 
All students Rs. 1500
Candidates from North-Eastern states Rs. 750
Women Students Rs. 1125

Step 2: Fill the application form

Step 3: Upload documents

Step 4: Take the print


ATMA Exam Pattern


Features Details
Exam mode AI Auto Proctoring Mode
Sections Divided into Six Sections-
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 Yes
Total marks 180


Exam Pattern (Section Wise):


Sections Number of questions Time for each section
Analytical Reasoning Skills - I 30 30 Minutes
Analytical Reasoning Skills - II 30 30 Minutes
Verbal Skills - I 30 30 Minutes
Verbal Skills - II 30 30 Minutes
Quantitative Skills - I 30 30 Minutes
Quantitative Skills - II 30 30 Minutes
Total 180 180 Minutes


ATMA Syllabus 2021 (April)


Analytical Reasoning Skills Verbal Ability Quantitative Skills
Statement– Conclusion Reading Comprehension Inequalities
Number Series Jumbled sentences Profit, Loss and Discount
Verbal Logic Synonyms & Antonyms Problems on Ages
Analogy Word meaning Averages
Syllogism Grammar Surds and Indices
Coding-Decoding Sentence completion Coordinate Geometry
Blood Relations - Geometry
Visual Reasoning - Binomial Theorem
Data Sufficiency - Set Theory
Strike the Odd one out - Simple/ Compound Interest
Arrangement of letters - Complex Numbers
- - Trigonometry
- - Reading Comprehension
- - Functions
- - Percentages
- - LCM and HCF
- - Mensuration
- - Probability
- - Logarithm
- - Linear Equations
- - Permutation and Combination
- - Number Systems
- - Functions
- - Time and Work
- - Quadratic Equations
- - Ratio and Proportion


ATMA Selection Procedure 2021


ATMA 2021 selection procedure includes the following rounds:


Documents required for ATMA 2021



ATMA Exam Center 2021


City Mode of Exam
Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad Both Online and Pen & Paper
Chhattisgarh Raipur Both Online and Pen & Paper
Gujarat Ahmedabad Both Online and Pen & Paper
Jharkhand Ranchi Both Online and Pen & Paper
Karnataka Bangalore Both Online and Pen & Paper
Madhya Pradesh Indore Both Online and Pen & Paper
Maharashtra Kolhapur Both Online and Pen & Paper
Maharashtra Mumbai Both Online and Pen & Paper
Maharashtra Nagpur Both Online and Pen & Paper
Maharashtra Nashik Both Online and Pen & Paper
Maharashtra Pune Both Online and Pen & Paper
Maharashtra Thane Both Online and Pen & Paper
Orissa Bhubaneswar Both Online and Pen & Paper
Rajasthan Jaipur Both Online and Pen & Paper
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow Both Online and Pen & Paper
West Bengal Kolkata Both Online and Pen & Paper
Maharashtra Navi Mumbai Both Online and Pen & Paper


Paper Analysis of ATMA 2021 Paper (April Session)

ATMA 2021 took place on April 25 from 2 to 5 p.m. For each correct answer, one mark was awarded, and for each incorrect answer, 0.25 points were deducted. Once the exam has been completed, the analysis will be posted here. The ATMA 2021 exam review will provide candidates with information on the exam's overall and sectional difficulty, as well as the marking scheme, exam pattern, topic-by-topic questions, and predicted cutoff. Candidates should look at the exam analysis for the February session in the meantime.


ATMA 2021 Paper Analysis by Section

Quantitative Knowledge


Verbal Skills


Reasoning Analytical


Admit Card for ATMA 2021

The official authority, the Association of Management Schools (AIMS), will issue the ATMA 2021 Admit Card for the May session on May 26. The examination will take place on May 30. For registered applicants, the ATMA 2021 Admit Card will be available online. Candidates must pick the exam date from the exam drop down and enter their PID and Password to access the ATMA 2021 admit card from the official website -


ATMA Admit Card 2021: How to Get It

Candidates must take the steps outlined below to obtain their ATMA 2021 admit card:


Selection/Counseling Process for ATMA 2021

Soon after the ATMA 2021 Result is published, AIMS will begin the selection process for ATMA 2021. The candidates for admission will be chosen solely on the basis of their pre-admission round results and performance. ATMA is a test conducted by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) for candidates seeking admission to MBA, PGDM, PGDBA, and MCM programs. Candidates must go through the ATMA screening process and then engage in the ATMA counselling process to be admitted to various management courses.


ATMA Selection Procedure in Detail 2021

The ATMA selection process for shortlisting candidates is based on the candidate's overall ATMA 2021 result. Candidates must appear in the pre-admission rounds after passing the ATMA 2021 written test, which include:

Various ATMA participating institutions begin the screening process for candidates who have been shortlisted and are qualified for admission to their institutions.

Round of Group Discussion:

Round of Personal Interviews:


Selection Process for ATMA in 2021

Following the announcement of the ATMA results, candidates are shortlisted based on their ATMA ratings. Shortlisted applicants must participate in Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds as part of the selection process. Candidates are chosen for admission to various management courses based on their overall performance in the ATMA test, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview.

Notice that the ATMA merit list is compiled using the candidates' ATMA scores as well as their results in the pre-admission rounds.


ATMA Answers Key 2021

The Association of Indian Management Schools will release the ATMA 2021 response key (AIMS). The response key will be available on the examination's official website. Candidates who are taking the exam may use the ATMA response key to estimate their likely score. The test conducting authority publishes all of the correct answers to the questions on the question paper in this section. The ATMA score is accepted by more than 200 management institutes across the world. Candidates will begin calculating their probable marks once the response key is posted.


Steps to Download ATMA 2021 Result

Candidates who want to review their ATMA 2021 exam results should follow the steps outlined below. The same measures can be used to download the ATMA 2021 Scorecard.


Cutoff for ATMA 2021

The ATMA cutoff list for 2021 decides the number of seats and candidates who will be admitted to different institutes. The ATMA 2021 Participating Institutes will begin planning the ATMA 2021 Cut Off List shortly. The ATMA 2021 cutoff list is based on exam scores as well as results in the pre-admission rounds, which include Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

Candidates should be aware that only those who meet the ATMA cutoff are admitted to various management courses. The ATMA score of the applicants, as well as their results in the pre-admission rounds, are used to make the final pick. As a result, candidates who score at or above the cut-off mark are required to participate in the Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds.

Note that the institute-specific cut-off list should differ from one institute to the next.


How to Check the ATMA Cutoff for 2021

Every participating institute's cutoff list will be different; however, candidates can check and download the ATMA cutoff list by the institute and save it for future reference.

The ATMA 2021 cutoff will be determined by the following factors: