AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA) is conducted for admissions to the
post-graduate programmes in Management courses offered by various Institutes
/ Universities. These post graduate programmes are PGDM, PGDBA, MBA, MCA, MCM,
etc. The Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) is one of the largest
of management institutions in the world. It has over 700 members including IIMs,
Xavier Institutes,ISB, Welingkar, S P Jain, ICFAI, NMIMS and other top Indian
business schools. ATMA was started in the year 2000 which is a high quality
test, the scores of which are used in the admission process of post graduate
ATMA does not require any specific prior knowledge of business or other subject areas nor does it seek to measure achievement in any particular subject area. The Test is designed to assess the aptitude of the student for higher management education and primarily consists of sections on verbal, quantitative and analytical reasoning skills. Candidates may take paper-based test or on-line tests. Questions are of multiple answer objective type. To make aware candidates about the type of questions the Sample Tests are provided on www.atmaaims.com.
Candidates who have passed graduation in any discipline from a recognized university are eligible to apply for ATMA. Candidates who are in final year of degree course can also apply.
ATMA Dates consists of Date of Commencement of Registration, Start of Distribution of ATMA Bulletins, Close of Distribution of ATMA Bulletins, Date of Closure of Registration, Last date for Reprint of filled-in Application Form, Downloading of Admit Cards, Test Date and Result Date. These dates are announced with the announcement of test date.
PREVIOUS DATES OF TESTS ARE
28 FEBRUARY 2016 (Paper-Pencil)
08 MAY 2016 (On-line)
29 MAY 2016 (On-line)
03 July 2016 (On-line)
24 July 2016 (On-line)
07 August 2016 (On-line)
Next date of test is not announced.
A tentative list of ATMA Test centres are: Ahmedabad (Gandhi Nagar), Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, New Delhi, Ghaziabad, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kolhapur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi and Thane.
Candidates will not be allowed to change test centre once allotted, except for valid reasons.
The candidate should register online. The Registration Fee for ATMA is of Rs.1100/- (Rupees Eleven Hundred only) and can be paid by Credit or Debit Card.
The Test contains 180 Multiple Choice Questions from Analytical Reasoning, Quantitative, and Verbal skills. Each question carry one mark. Negative marking is done for each incorrect answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.
Candidates should download their Admit cards from the ATMA website www.atmaaims.com from the dates mentioned on official website. Admit Card for PAPER-BASED TEST and Admit Card for ONLINE TEST is different. Both the admit card consist of two pages. One page is to be submitted to the exam invigilator and the second page of the admit card is meant for the candidate. The candidate is required to obtain invigilator’s signature on it, and retain the same for future use.