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ATMA 2023: Exam on Feb 25, 2023; Check Registration Process, Test Pattern, Top MBA colleges


ATMA 2023 Feb exam date is February 25, 2023 for MBA admission 2023. Conducted by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS), the AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA) is one of the popular national level MBA entrance exams for admission to MBA, PGDM, PGDBA and other post graduate management courses. ATMA is recognized as quality test by AICTE and Ministry of HRD, Govt of India. About 200 MBA colleges across India accept ATMA score for MBA admission.


Latest Updates

  • Next ATMA exam date is: February 25, 2023
  • ATMA 2023 Registration & Application Last Date: February 18, 2023
  • Top ATMA Accepting Colleges include: Welingkar Mumbai, XIME Bangalore, SDMIMD Mysore, Jaipuria Noida, JIMS Rohini

In this article, you will read all about ATMA 2023 exam dates and schedule, How to Register and apply, ATMA syllabus & exam pattern, Cut off and much more. So, read through the article till the end.


Table of Contents

  1. What is ATMA Exam?
  2. Why to appear in ATMA 2023?
  3. ATMA Exam 2023 Highlights 
  4. Important Dates for the ATMA Exam 2023 
  5. ATMA Exam 2023: Complete Schedule for the Year
  6. ATMA 2023 Exam Pattern  
  7. ATMA 2023 Exam Eligibility Criteria
  8. ATMA Registration 2023: How to Apply for ATMA 2023? 
  9. ATMA 2023 Preparation Tips 
  10. ATMA 2023: Exam Day Guidelines 
  11. ATMA 2023 Test Cities 
  12. ATMA 2023 Admit Card 
  13. ATMA 2023 Result 
  14. Top Colleges Accepting ATMA Exam Scores 

1. What is ATMA Exam?

  • ATMA exam is conducted by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS)
  • The test is conducted three to four times in a year in the months of February, May and July
  • ATMA is conducted in computer based format in single sitting on a particular date of the month
  • Candidates have to appear in ATMA Exam on a single day in a single session at test centres
  • More than 200 B-Schools offer MBA admission on the basis of ATMA exam score
  • ATMA 2023 question paper has a time duration of 3 hours. It has 180 objective type questions in MCQs form and the Question difficulty level is easy to moderate
  • ATMA test paper is divided in 6 sections with 30 questions in each section.
  • Merit Score in ATMA is calculated on the basis of all the 6 sections.

2. Why to appear in ATMA 2023? An Important MBA Entrance Test
AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA) is one of the popular National level MBA entrance exams in India. More than 200 MBA colleges offer MBA admission on the basis of ATMA exam score. ATMA is a credible, comprehensive and single-window test for admissions to Post-Graduate Management Programs like MBA, PGDM, MCA, MMS and other management post graduate courses. It is an online objective type nationally accepted entrance test. Despite being accepted by many top MBA colleges, ATMA is a moderate difficulty level exam leading to admission in Welingkar, VIT, XIMR, SDMIMD, JIMS, Jaipuria among others. This test is recognized by AICTE and Ministry of HRD, Government of India and is conducted across all the states in India. Check below how important is ATMA 2023 exam and why you should appear in the test:


2.1 Gateway to 200 MBA Colleges: The ATMA 2023 Exam score will be accepted by many colleges for MBA admission 2023. There are around 200 MBA colleges located across India in Delhi/NCR, Jaipur, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune and other prominent cities who will accept ATMA exam score.


Some of the Top MBA colleges accepting ATMA 2023 test score are IFIM Bangalore, PUMBA Pune, Dy Patil Pune, DSIMS Mumbai, Welingkar Mumbai, Christ University, IPE Hyderabad, FIIB New Delhi, NDIM New Delhi among others. Read More for Top MBA colleges Accepting ATMA


2.2 More ATMA Exams to Improve Rank & Score in a Year:  There are 3 ATMA exams conducted for MBA admission 2023 in the months of February 2023, May 2023, and July 2023. Each subsequent ATMA exam offers an opportunity to improve your score. 


2.3 ATMA Exam with Moderate Difficulty: ATMA exams have a moderate difficulty level as per the past trends. ATMA consists of 180 questions divided in 6 sections to be solved in 3 hours. To appear in ATMA February 2023 Exam, you do not require any specific prior knowledge of business or other subject areas. The Test is designed to assess the aptitude of the students for Higher Management Education and primarily consists of sections on verbal, quantitative and analytical reasoning skills. It is an easier exam as compared to other MBA entrance exams like CAT, XAT, CMAT and others.


2.4 Leads to University MBA/MMS and PGDM admission: ATMA 2023 test takers have the opportunity to pursue MBA from Government and Private Universities; MMS from the MBA colleges in Mumbai, Pune and other cities of Maharashtra; updated PGDM programmes from well known private PGDM colleges in India. ATMA 2023 score of February exam will be valid for MBA admission 2023 in more than 200 MBA colleges in India. ATMA exam application can be submitted online only.


2.5 ATMA, Similar to MAT, CMAT and other exams: ATMA 2023 exam is online test on the pattern of CMAT, MAT and other MBA entrance exams giving the opportunity to synchronise your ATMA exam preparation with other exams without much additional efforts.


3. ATMA Exam 2023 Highlights & Key Features
Some of the key ATMA Exam 2023 highlights are:

ATMA 2023 Exam Conducting Body
Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS)
ATMA Exam Full Form
AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA)
Total ATMA 2023 Exams in a Year
Held in February, May, July/August
Number of MBA colleges under ATMA 2023 Exam
ATMA 2023 Exam Date for Feb Test
February 25, 2023
Mode of ATMA 2023 exam
Computer Based Test at Exam Centers
ATMA Exam Registration Fee
ATMA Exam Fee Concessions
50% Fee Concession for NE States’ candidates; 25% for female candidates
ATMA 2023 Score Validity for MBA Admission
One academic session
Total Questions in ATMA Exam
Sectional Division of ATMA 2023
6 Sections with 30 Questions in Each Section
ATMA Exam Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Required ATMA 2023 exam Percentile for MBA admission 2023 in Top Colleges
Importance of Taking ATMA 2023 exam
Offers MBA admission 2023 opportunity in 200 colleges and Offers opportunity to improve rank & score
ATMA exam application process

All the Maharashtra  MBA colleges will also accept ATMA exam score for All India category candidates. Each of the ATMA exams offers an opportunity to improve your exam score and enhance the MBA admission chances in one of the 200 selected MBA colleges in India. 


4. Important Dates for the ATMA Exam 2023

Start Date
Last Date
ATMA February Exam Notification Release
December 24, 2022
ATMA Registration 2023
December 24, 2022
February 18, 2023
Making payment of ATMA Registration Fee
December 24, 2022
February 17, 2023
ATMA 2023 Registration Fee
Same for all category
Taking Reprint of ATMA Filled-in Application Form
December 24, 2022
February 20, 2023
ATMA 2023 Admit Card Download
February 22, 2023
February 25, 2023
ATMA Exam Date 2023
February 25, 2023
2 PM to 5 PM
Reporting Time at ATMA Test Centre
1 PM
1 PM
ATMA 2023 February Exam Result Date
March 2, 2023
ATMA 2023 Exam: Admission Process
As per the B-School Schedule
Till the last date of admission closure & GD-PI process in B-School

5. ATMA Exam 2023: Complete Schedule for the Year
ATMA 2023 scores will be accepted by the MBA colleges across the country. ATMA 2023 is for the students who want to pursue MBA at Post Graduation level from Government / University / Private Aided / Private Un-Aided MBA colleges in India. For MBA admission 2023, there are 3 ATMA exams in the year from February 2023 to July 2023. Exact ATMA Exam 2023 schedule for each test is announced on the ATMA website. Schedule for each ATMA Exam 2023 is as below:

ATMA Exam Month
Exam Date
Registration Dates
ATMA February 2023
February 25, 2023
Dec 24, 2022 to Feb 18, 2023
ATMA May 2023
May 28, 2023
*March 21, 2023 to April 30, 2023
ATMA July 2023
July 23, 2023
*May 31, 2023 to July 17, 2023

*Tentative Registration dates


6. ATMA 2023 Exam Pattern  
ATMA 2023 question paper contains 180 Questions spread over six sections. Each section in the Online Test need not be attempted in the serial order. Total time of the Test is 3 hours. The questions cover Analytical Reasoning, Quantitative, and Verbal skills. ATMA 2023 Exam Pattern is as given below:

ATMA 2023 Test paper Component
Key Highlights
Total Questions in ATMA Question paper
Overall Time Limit to Attempt the ATMA Exam
3 hours
Question Format
All MCQs
Answer Options for each MCQ
ATMA Scoring pattern for Each Correct Answer
ATMA Exam Negative Marking Pattern
0.25 mark for each wrong answer
Exam Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Number of Sections
Section-1: Name and Number of Questions
Analytical Reasoning Skills-1: 30
Section-2: Name and Number of Questions
Verbal Skills-1: 30
Section-3: Name and Number of Questions
Quantitative Skills-1: 30
 Section-4: Name and Number of Questions
Verbal Skills-2: 30
 Section-5: Name and Number of Questions
Analytical Reasoning Skills-2: 30
Section-6: Name and Number of Questions
Quantitative Skills-2: 30
Facility to Choose Order of Sections & Questions
Yes, Test need not be attempted in the serial order
Individual Sectional Time Limit
Yes, 30 Minutes for each Section
Top MBA Colleges Accepting Exam Score
PUMBA, Dy Patil, IFIM, Welingkar, Christ University, NDIM, DSIMS, IPE, IESMCRC, FIIB among 200 MBA colleges

7. ATMA 2023 Exam Eligibility Criteria
ATMA 2023 exam eligibility prescribes that a graduate from any recognized / statutory University with a minimum of 50% marks can apply and appear in ATMA Exam 2023. Those who are in their final year of graduation, are also eligible to apply and appear in the ATMA exam 2023. Since there is no common ATMA 2023 Admission process, you must check the eligibility criteria of the MBA colleges accepting ATMA exam score to which you wish to apply. Read More


8. ATMA Registration 2023: How to Apply?
ATMA 2023 Application Form opens immediately after release of ATMA Notification.  AIMS will release the ATMA February 2023 Exam Notification with all the important dates and exam schedule. You need to login to ATMA Exam website to register and apply for ATMA exam. Once you have successfully paid the ATMA Registration Fees and have received confirmation email, you will receive your ATMA exam Admit Card. The ATMA Admit Card will have to be downloaded from ATMA exam website by entering your PID and password. Key steps in the process of filling up ATMA Registration and ATMA 2023 application form are as below:

  • First Pay the ATMA Exam Fee of Rs.2000 online
  • Check and Update your Computer & Email A/c
  • Gather Required Documents
  • Read Instructions Carefully 
  • Complete ATMA Application Process Quickly
  • No changes in personal details allowed after Submission
  • Submit ATMA Application Form Early to Get Preferred Test Center
  • By using your login credentials, you can print the filled in registration form Read More

9. ATMA 2023 Preparation Tips
There are three major sections in ATMA 2023 Exam. Each of the three sections is further divided into two parts making ATMA exam preparation easier with details of type of questions expected in each of the 6 sections. Following are the ATMA 2023 preparation tips from experts  

Number of Questions
Sectional Time Limit to Solve the Questions
ATMA 2023 Preparation Tips for test takers
Analytical Reasoning Skills-1
30 minutes
Must possess the analytical skills to analyze the situation and arrive at write answers. Expected to answer questions on  Critical Reasoning, Course of Action, Statement-Inference, Strong/Weak Arguments
Verbal Skills-1
30 minutes
Must have clarity on English language usage, grammar, vocabulary. Topics covered are Grammar, Jumbled sentences, Vocabulary, RC Passages
Quantitative Skills-1
30 minutes
With clarity on solving Mathematics & numerical problems, you are expected to face questions on Arithmetic, Algebra, Modern Math
Verbal Skills-2
30 minutes
It is no different from part-1 of Verbal Skills. You may get more questions on RC passages, vocabulary and verbal reasoning also
Analytical Reasoning Skills-2
30 minutes
In addition to the topics in part-1, you may expect questions based on  Coding-decoding, Strengthen/Weaken arguments Statement-Conclusion, Arrangements, Syllogisms, Data sufficiency
Quantitative Skills-2
30 minutes
Questions on Data Interpretation are also placed in this section. Geometry, Modern Math are also major components in this section.

10. ATMA 2023: Exam Day Guidelines
ATMA will be administered in the premises of colleges/institutes/schools or their computer labs. The address of the ATMA Test Venue is given on the Admit Card. AIMS, the ATMA exam 2023 conducting body has shared following important ATMA 2023 exam day guidelines:


10.1 You are required to carry following documents ATMA Exam Center

A. One of the Original Photo ID proofs Issued by Government of India i.e. Original Aadhar Card/PAN Card/Voter’s Card/Permanent Driving License. Please note Ration Card and Learner’s Driving License will not be accepted as valid id proof alongwith Clear black and white photocopy of ID Proof

B. Clear black and white copies of ATMA Admit card along with One original recent passport size photo affixed on each of them. Admit Card is valid when the photograph of the candidate is pasted on it

C. Black and white copy of the Registration form.

D. In case of married candidates who have changed their name will be allowed to appear for the Test ONLY IF they produce the Original Gazette notification / their Original marriage certificate and / or an affidavit.

10.2 Report to the Test Venue with your above documents, 1 hour before commencement of the Test

10.3 Take your assigned seat in the Test Lab

10.4 Change of computer is not permitted without the permission of the Test Supervisor

10.5 Instructions for Online Exam should be followed as directed in the Admit Card

10.6 Familiarity with use of computers and internet is required.


11. ATMA 2023 Test Cities & ATMA Exam Center
ATMA 2023 Test cities are located across India. Some of the cities have more than one ATMA Exam Center. Tentative ATMA 2023 test cities are Ahmedabad (Gandhinagar); Amravati (Maharashtra); Aurangabad (Maharashtra); Beed; Bengaluru; Bhopal; Bhubaneshwar; Bilaspur (Chatisgarh); Chandigarh; Chandrapur; Chennai; Coimbatore; Delhi NCR; Guwahati; Hyderabad/ Secunderabad; Indore; Jaipur; Kochi; Kolhapur; Kolkata; Lucknow; Mumbai; Nagpur; Navi Mumbai; Nashik; Nizambad; Palghar; Patna; Panaji; Pune; Raipur; Ranchi; Solapur; Thane; Trivandrum; Vadodara; Vijayawada; Vizag.

  • Some of the ATMA Exam Centres may be cancelled, combined or changed depending on the number of candidates in specific centre(s) or new centre(s) added to the above list.
  • Option is available to the candidate to choose two ATMA Exam Center cities according to their choice, so that, in case the first centre is not available, the second centre gets included in the admit card automatically.
  • Change of ATMA Exam center is not allowed, except for valid reasons in exceptional cases where the request for change is made prior to close of Registration date, subject to availability of seats and the approval of test administrator.

12. ATMA 2023 Admit Card
ATMA 2023 Admit Card for February exam will be released on Feb 22, 2023, a few days before the exam date. You can complete ATMA hall ticket download process in following 3 steps.

  • Visit ATMA Exam website and login with your PID and Password that you have received from ATMA
  • Click on the ATMA Admit Card to download the hall ticket
  • Take Print of ATMA Feb 2023 Admit Card Read More

13. ATMA 2023 Result
ATMA 2023 result will be released on March 2, 2023 a week after the exam is over. The result will contain ATMA 2023 cut offs in the form of Scaled scores out of 100, overall percentile, section wise scaled score and percentile. You can download ATMA 2023 result for February exam by login at ATMA exam website with your PID and Password Read More



14. Top Colleges Accepting ATMA Exam Scores
AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA) 2023 February exam scores will be accepted by almost all the good MBA/PGDM colleges in India. Besides, all the private unaided MBA colleges of Maharashtra will also accept ATMA score for MBA admission 2023 for All India category candidates.  The ATMA 2023 cut offs in top MBA colleges in India are in the range of 70 to 95 percentile. ATMA scores are accepted by MBA colleges which are autonomous, University B-schools offering MBA degree or private PGDM colleges. Some of the top MBA colleges accepting ATMA score are

Top MBA college accepting ATMA Exam Score
Expected ATMA 2023 Cut offs
Prin. L. N. Welingkar WE School Mumbai
Jagan Institute of Management Studies (JIMS) Rohini Delhi
New Delhi Institute of Management (NDIM) New Delhi
Jaipuria Institute of Management (Jaipuria) Noida
IMS Ghaziabad
SIESCOMS Navi Mumbai
VIT Business School (VIT) Vellore
SDA Bocconi Mumbai
IES Management IES MCRC Mumbai

Check City wise List of Top ATMA Score Accepting Colleges will continue to update the ATMA 2023 exam takers to highlight latest dates and other exam announcements. So, bookmark this page for your ATMA 2023 exam and ATMA 2023 exam preparation.


Register for ATMA exam updates

Exam dates and schedule

  • Registration – Online: 24-12-2022 10:00 AM to 18-02-2023 11:45 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 22-02-2023 10:00 AM to 25-02-2023 02:00 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Saturday, February 25, 2023 - 14:00 to 17:00 (Confirm)
    Result: 02-03-2023 10:00 AM (Confirm)

ATMA Eligibility 2023

ATMA eligibility for MBA admission in a management institute depends upon the Eligibility Criteria as prescribed by the MBA college you are applying to.  While ATMA 2023 February exam eligibility criteria is graduation in any stream, the admission eligibility may differ from institute to institute. ATMA February 2023 exam date is February 25, 2023. It will be a computer based test of 3 hour duration.  


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ATMA Exam Pattern

ATMA 2023 February Exam on Feb 25, 2023 will be a computer based test and will be conducted in 50 test cities across India.


Conducted by Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS), ATMA is one of the six national level MBA entrance exams, leading to admission in 200 MBA colleges. ATMA Exam pattern is similar to other leading national level MBA entrance exams like CAT, XAT, MAT, NMAT by GMAC, CMAT among others. ATMA 2023 February exam pattern is similar as that of earlier ATMA exams.


ATMA 2023 Test Pattern: Key Components

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ATMA Registration, Fee & Application Form

ATMA Registration 2023: Dates, Fee, Step by Step Process How to Fill Application Form

Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) is conducting three ATMA 2023 exams for MBA admission 2023 in the months of February, May, and July. ATMA Feb 2023 exam date is Feb 25, 2023 and the registration has opened from December 24, 2022. The last date to submit ATMA Application Form 2023 is February 18, 2023.


ATMA is a popular MBA entrance exam leading to admission in 200 MBA colleges in India for their MBA/MMS/PGDM Programmes. AIMS is the ATMA exam conducting body  Read more about ATMA Exam


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ATMA Test Cities

ATMA February exam 2023 will be held in almost all the states and in test cities located across the county on February 25, 2023. ATMA 2023 exam will be held in following test cities:


ATMA 2023 Exam Centers
AIMS, the ATMA exam conducting body has released the list of ATMA Feb 2023 exam cities. ATMA exam will be conducted in following test cities. List of ATMA Test cities is given below:

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ATMA Syllabus 2023

ATMA Feb 2023 exam date is February 25, 2023. ATMA Exam Syllabus is divided into six different sections and sub sections with varying types of topics on which questions are placed in each exam. ATMA exam syllabus for ATMA Feb 2023 exam is shared below. The ATMA exam syllabus is prepared by experts as per the revised exam pattern.


ATMA 2023 Feb exam syllabus has changed as per the changes in type of questions asked in ATMA Exam. However, AIMS, the ATMA exam conducting body has not changed the official ATMA Feb 2023 exam syllabus from its earlier syllabus.


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ATMA Admit Card 2023

The ATMA February 2023 exam admit card will be released on February 22, 2023. Last date to download ATMA Admit card 2023 is ATMA 2023 exam date which is February 25, 2023. You should download ATMA 2023 exam Admit Card from AIMS-ATMA official website with your login credentials.


ATMA 2023 February exam will be held as computer based test at exam centres. Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS), the ATMA exam conducting body will release the ATMA exam Hall Ticket 2023 on its official website. You need to download ATMA 2023 Admit Card as E-Admit Card from the official ATMA website by using your ATMA PID and password to login on ATMA website. No hard copy of the ATMA 2023 Hall Ticket will be sent by post. 


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ATMA Result 2021

AIMS will declare ATMA 2021 May exam result on June 5, 2021. ATMA exam date is May 30, 2021 and result is scheduled to be released in less than a week’s time from the date of conducting ATMA exam. Read More for latest updates on ATMA Exam, key changes in Pattern, top MBA colleges accepting ATMA score


You will be able to download the ATMA Result score card by using the ATMA PID and Password from the official ATMA website. AIMS has the reputation of releasing ATMA exam results in a week’s time from the ATMA Exam date in the respective month.


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ATMA Answer Key

ATMA 2021 Answer Key for Set A and Set B exams are released by AIMS, the ATMA exam conducting body. ATMA answer key release date is before the declaration of ATMA exam result. ATMA 2021 May exam date is May 30 and ATMA exam result date is June 5, 2021. Accordingly ATMA answer key release date lies between the date of ATMA exam and date of ATMA exam result declaration.


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ATMA Sample Test Papers

ATMA February 2023 exam is scheduled on February 25, 2023 from 2 PM to 5 PM. There is good time left to prepare for ATMA exam to the candidates who are seeking MBA admission 2023 through ATMA February 2023 exam.  


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ATMA Sample Test Papers are the best preparation tool that can help ATMA exam test takers to score well. To help the Aspirants, Experts at have prepared many ATMAsample papers with different difficulty level based on the latest ATMA Exam Pattern. Answer Keys and Solutions for each ATMAsample paper is also available. So check your readiness now for ATMA Exam!

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ATMA Percentile Predictor

After taking your ATMA February 2023 exam, you will be anxious to know your ATMA percentile score and the process how to calculate at the accurate ATMA percentile to get admission in best MBA college. The best ATMA percentile predictor should give you the nearest ATMA percentile calculation so that you may decide whether you would be shortlisted by the preferred MBA college for MBA admission based on your predictions of your percentile score.


ATMA 2023 February exam will be held in the last week of Feb 2023 and the result will be declared in the first week of March 2023. Read More for latest updates on ATMA Exam, key changes in Pattern, top MBA colleges accepting ATMA score


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