ATMA 2018

AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA) is conducted for admissions to the post-graduate programmes in Management courses offered by various Institutes / Universities of India. These post graduate programmes are PGDM, PGDBA, MBA, MCA, MCM, etc.
ATMA Exam measures the aptitude of the student for higher management education. ATMA Exam has sections on verbal, quantitative and analytical reasoning skills. Candidates may take paper-pencil test or on-line tests.


Candidates who have passed graduation in any discipline may apply for ATMA. Candidates who are in final year of the 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. The exam schedule for the year 2018 - 19 is yet not announced. The first ATMA is expected to be held in Febraury 2018.

28 FEBRUARY 2017 (Paper-Pencil)
08 MAY 2017 (On-line)
29 MAY 2017 (On-line)
03 July 2017 (On-line)
24 July 2017 (On-line)
07 August 2017 (On-line)


A tentative list of ATMA Exam centres are given here: 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 is required to be registered online. The registration can be done on The Registration Fee for ATMA is of Rs.1100/- (Rupees Eleven Hundred only) and can be paid by Credit or Debit Card.


ATMA Test contains 180 Multiple Choice Questions from Analytical Reasoning, Quantitative, and Verbal skills. The duration of exam is 180 minutes. Each question carry one mark. Negative marking is done for each incorrect answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted. Structure of ATMA is given below:



Candidates are required to download their Admit cards from the ATMA website Admit Card for PAPER-BASED TEST and Admit Card for ONLINE TEST is different. 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 kept with the candidate. The candidate is required to obtain invigilator’s signature on it, and retain the same for future use.

The notification and the brochure of the examination is not released by the exam conducting authority. The details given above are based on the previous year examination and expected for the exam in current year. The details given are only for the information of students and parents which may not be full and final. The updated or change in details of the examination should be followed at the website of the exam conducting authority.