ATMA 2020: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

ATMA 2020ATMA 2020 will be organised by Association of Indian Management Schools. This is a national level entrance exam held to provide admission into MBA, MCA, PGDM and other management courses. Through ATMA entrance exam, candidates can apply for admission in various government/private aided/university/private un-aided MBA colleges in India. This exam is conducted in five sessions every year. Scores of this entrance exam is accepted by various MBA colleges situated across the country. In this article, we have provided complete information related to ATMA 2020 which includes application, important dates, pattern of the exam, syllabus, counselling, result etc.

ATMA 2020 Exam Dates

ATMA Exam Dates are listed below in the table for the candidates which are tentative in nature. Check the January session 2020 exam dates below:

Events Dates (2020)
Registration Starts1st week of December 2019
Registration Closes2nd week of January 2020
Closing of Payment Gateway2nd week of January 2020
Last Date to Print Application Form2nd week of January 2020
Admit Card3rd week of January 2020
Exam Date3rd week of January 2020
Result Declaration4th week of January 2020

ATMA 2020 Application Form

  • ATMA 2020 Application Form will be released in the first week of December 2020 and will get closed in the second week of January 2020 by the AIMS.
  • The application process will consist of various steps like – Registration, filling the application form, uploading of documents, making fee payment and printing of form.
  • For various sessions, students are required to apply separately.
  • Candidates must enter their valid email id and mobile number to get the login credentials.
  • Candidates can choose their two preferred test centres at the time of registration.
  • Candidates have to upload their photograph and signature in the specified format.
  • Students can also purchase application forms from various notified centres of ATMA.

Application Fee:

The Application Fee is Rs.1100 + 18% GST i.e. Total = Rs.1298

Mode of Payment: Candidates can pay their fee via debit/credit card or via net banking.

  • Application fee once paid will be non-refundable and non-transferable to other tests under any circumstances.

ATMA 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check their ATMA 2020 Eligibility Criteria given below before applying for the examination:

  • Educational Qualification: Candidates must have a recognized Bachelor’s degree in any stream under the pattern 10+2+3.
  • Minimum Marks Required: Candidates must have secured minimum 50% marks in their Bachelor’s degree.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in the last year of their degree course are also eligible to apply.
  • Age: Applying candidate’s minimum age limit should be 21 years.

ATMA 2020 Exam Pattern

ATMA 2020 Exam Pattern can be checked by the candidates below:

  • Exam Mode: ATMA 2020 Exam is a computer-based online mode.
  • Total Sections: There will be total six sections in the examination.
  • Question Type: The questions in the exam will be of multiple-choice type with four answers.
  • No. of Questions: There will be total of 180 questions in the test.
  • Time Duration: 3 hours will be given to complete the test.
  • Marking: Candidates will get +1 mark for each right answer and -0.25 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Check the distribution of questions and time allotted for various sections:

SectionsNumber of QuestionsTime Allotted (in Minutes)
Analytical Reasoning Skills 13030
Verbal skills 13030
Quantitative Skills 13030
Verbal Skills 23030
Analytical Reasoning Skills 23030
Quantitative Skills 23030
Total180180

ATMA 2020 Syllabus

For the aspirants, below we have discussed the ATMA 2020 Syllabus section wise:

  • Analytical Reasoning Skills – 1&2: Candidates must possess the analytical skills to analyse the situation and find out answers. It will include topics from Reasoning, Course of Actions, strong / weak Arguments etc. For part 2, the questions will be from Coding-Decoding, Arguments, Arrangements; Syllogism in this section.
  • Verbal Skills – 1&2: Candidates must have clarity on English language usage, vocabulary, grammar. It will include Passage, Grammar etc. In part 2 of this section, questions will be more on Verbal Reasoning and Reading Comprehension.
  • Quantitative Skills – 1&2: Candidates have clarity on solving Mathematics & Numerical problems. Questions from Arithmetic, Algebra and Modern Maths will be in this section. For part 2 of this section, questions will be from Data Interpretation, Modern Maths & Geometry in this section.

ATMA 2020 Preparation Tips

Candidates can prepare easily and effectively for the exam by following the below given preparation tips:

  • Candidates are advised to cover the topics as per the syllabus of the exam and make short notes for the revision.
  • Candidates can go through the mock test available online number of times to understand the pattern of the exam.
  • Candidates can prepare with the help of attempting test series available in the market and advised to go through last year papers.
  • Candidates are advised to focus on effective study so that they can secure good marks and rank.
  • Candidates can go through English newspaper for improving their vocabulary and reading speed for comprehension section.

FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: ATMA 2020 Exam question paper will be in English language.
Answer: No, you can’t pay application fee through offline mode. The application fee can be paid through online mode only.
Answer: ATMA 2020 Registration process for January session will start in the 1st week of December 2019.
Answer: No, foreign candidates cannot apply for this examination.
Answer: If you are in the last year of your B.A degree course you can apply.
Answer: Yes, 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Answer: The January session entrance test will be organized in the 3rd week of January 2020.
Answer: The entrance test will be organized in Online CBT mode.

ATMA 2020 Admit Card

ATMA 2020 Admit Card will be available from the third week of January 2020 by online mode for downloading. Candidates can download admit card by filling their User id and password on the website. Admit card will be will not be sent by the post to the candidates.

The details in the admit card will contain name, roll number, test centre address, test time and a set of exam instructions for the candidates. Candidates must carry the hard copy of admit card on the test centre.

After downloading the admit card, candidates must paste their photograph on the admit card similar to the one uploaded in the application form.

ATMA 2020 Result

Candidates will be able to check ATMA 2020 Result in the fourth week of January 2020. To view the result, students have to enter their User id and password. Overall and sectional score will be published through the result of the candidates.

No hard copy of the result will be sent to the candidates via post. For the selection of the candidates, the scorecards will be sent to various institutions.

ATMA 2020 Admission

ATMA 2020 Admission process will be start after the declaration of result in various participating institutions. On the basis of performance in the ATMA scorecard, candidates will be selected by various institutions. Also, students have to show their original and set of photocopies of documents for the document verification process.

Documents required during the admission process are listed below:

  • 10th standard Mark sheet
  • 12th standard Mark sheet
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Transfer certificate
  • Income certificate (if needed)
  • Caste certificate (if needed), etc.

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