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Updated on
Friday, July 10, 2020

Latest Updates: ATMA 2020 May exam Result has been declared on July 10, 2020. The exam was held on July 6, 2020 as AI Auto Proctoring Test from the convenience of home. Earlier the ATMA exam date was June 20 but was postponed due to  COVID-19 pandemic. 


AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA) is one of the popular National level MBA entrance exams in India. ATMA 2020 exam score will be accepted for admission by 200+ MBA/PGDM colleges in India for the 2020-22 batch. ATMA 2020 exam registration process was closed on July 1, 2020.


ATMA Exam 2020: Key Changes
In view of Covid 19 pandemic, AIMS is conducting ATMA May 2020 on July 6 with following key changes:

ATMA 2020 Exam: Revised Important Dates
In view of the Corona Virus pandemic The Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) has postponed the ATMA May exam dates and has extended the last date to apply and the date of ATMA result declaration as under:

Start Date (Revised)
Last Date (Revised)
ATMA Registration
February 12, 2020
July 1, 2020 (5 PM)
Making payment of ATMA Registration Fee
February 12, 2020
July 1, 2020 (12 Noon)
ATMA Registration Fee
(Inclusive of GST)
Taking Reprint of ATMA Filled-in Application Form
February 12, 2020
July 4, 2020
Admit Card Download
July 4, 2020
July 6, 2020
ATMA Online Exam Date
July 6, 2020
2 PM to 5 PM
Reporting Time at ATMA Test Centre
AI Auto Proctored Test  From Home
ATMA 2020 Result Date
July 10, 2020 

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. This test is recognized by AICTE and Ministry of HRD, Government of India and is conducted across all the states in India.


ATMA: A Simple and Easy MBA Entrance Test
To appear in ATMA 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.


ATMA is Conducted by AIMS 
The Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) conduct ATMA exam. The test is conducted three to four times in a year in the months of February, May (this year postponed to July 6) and July/August.


ATMA is a Computer Based Test
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. 


3 Hours Exam
ATMA test 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. The 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.


ATMA is an easier exam as compared to other MBA entrance exams like CAT, XAT, CMAT and others.  ATMA 2020 score will be valid for MBA admission 2020 in more than 200 MBA colleges in India. ATMA exam application can be submitted online only.


ATMA Exam: Highlights
ATMA is a moderate difficulty level national level MBA entrance exam. Some of the key highlights of ATMA exam are:

ATMA Exam Conducting Body
Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS)
ATMA Exam Full Form
AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA)
Total ATMA Exams in a Year
Held in February, May (Postponed to July 2020), July/August
Number of MBA colleges under ATMA  Exam
ATMA 2020 Exam Date
July 6, 2020
Mode of ATMA 2020 exam
AI Auto Proctored Test  From Home
ATMA Exam Registration Fee
Rs.1298/- including GST
ATMA Exam Fee Concessions
  • 50% Fee Concession for NE States’ candidates; 25% for female candidates
ATMA Score Validity for MBA Admission
One academic session
Total Questions in ATMA Exam
Sectional Division of ATMA 2020
6 Sections with 30 Questions in Each Section
ATMA Exam Difficulty Level
Easy to Moderate
Required ATMA exam Percentile for MBA admission in Top Colleges
Importance of Taking ATMA 2020 exam
Offers MBA admission opportunity in 2020
Offers opportunity to improve rank & score
ATMA exam application process

ATMA exam score will be accepted by 200 MBA colleges in India for MBA admission.  Besides, all the Maharashtra  MBA colleges will accept ATMA exam score for All India category candidates. Each of the 3-4 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. 


ATMA Exam Schedule in 2020
ATMA Test scores are accepted by the MBA colleges across the country. ATMA 2020 test 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 2020, ATMA May exam (Postponed to July 6, 2020) is the last MBA entrance test. After this, ATMA exam date will be announced as per prevailing Covid-19 situation and the score will be accepted for MBA admission 2021.

ATMA Exam Month
Exam Date
Registration Dates
ATMA February 2020 (Over)
February 9, 2020
(Exam over Result out)
Nov 15, 2019 to Feb 3, 2020 (Closed)
ATMA May 2020 (Postponed)
July 6, 2020
February 12 to July 1, 2020
ATMA July/August 2020
Yet to be Decided by AIMS
Yet to Open

AIMS released the May ATMA 2020 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.


ATMA Exam 2020: Test Paper Pattern
ATMA 2020 test paper pattern is as given below:

ATMA Test paper Component
Question Paper 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
No, should follow pre defined order
Individual Sectional Time Limit
Yes, 30 Minutes for each Section
Top MBA Colleges Accepting Exam Score
PUMBA, Dy Patil, Welingkar, Christ University, NDIM, DSIMS, IPE, IESMCRC, FIIB among 100 MBA colleges

ATMA Exam: Salient Features
Let’s look at some of the salient features of ATMA Test:


Gateway to 100 MBA Colleges: The ATMA 2020 Exam score will be accepted by many colleges for MBA admission 2020. 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 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


Exam with More Attempts in a Year:  There are 3 to 4 ATMA exams conducted for MBA admission 2020 in the months of February 2020, May 2020, and July 2020. Each subsequent ATMA exam offers an opportunity to improve your score. 


Exam with Moderate Difficulty: ATMA exams have a moderate difficulty level as per the past trends. ATMA test consists of 180 questions divided in 6 sections to be solved in 3 hours.


Leads to University MBA/MMS and PGDM admission: ATMA 2020 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, Similar to MAT, CMAT and other exams: ATMA exam is online computer-based 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.


Single day, Single session exam: Each of the ATMA 2020 Exams will be a single day, single session exam of three hours duration which does not require equating the scores as per the difficulty level across different sessions and the merit list is prepared straight forward like CMAT, XAT and SNAP. will continue to update the ATMA test takers to highlight latest dates and other exam announcements. So bookmark this page for your ATMA 2020 exam and ATMA 2020 exam preparation.


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Exam dates and schedule

  • Registration – Online: 12-02-2020 10:00 AM to 01-07-2020 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 04-07-2020 10:00 AM to 06-07-2020 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Monday, July 6, 2020 - 14:00 to 17:00 (Confirm)
    Result: 10-07-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)

ATMA Eligibility 2020

Updated on June 19, 2019


ATMA 2020 May exam eligibility criteria for the ATMA 2020 Exam is graduation in any stream. ATMA eligibility for MBA admission in a management institute depends upon the Eligibility Criteria as prescribed by the MBA college you are applying to. Last date to apply for ATMA 2020 May exam is May 18, 2020. ATMA May 2020 exam date is May 24, 2020.


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ATMA Exam Pattern

ATMA 2020 May Exam on July 6, 2020 is an AI Auto Proctoring Test from your home instead of Centre based online test. The subsequent ATMA exams in 2020 may also remain as Auto Proctored Tests or may be changed to Centre based online computer based exams depending upon the prevailing Covid-19 situation.


ATMA is one of the six national level MBA entrance exams, leading to admission in 100 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 2020 May exam pattern is changed to Auto Proctored test from the convenience of your home instead of appearing in the exam at a test centre.

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ATMA Registration, Fee & Application form

Latest Update: ATMA 2020 Exam Registration for May exam has opened on February 12, 2020. The last date to apply for ATMA exam is May 18, 2020. ATMA 2020 Exam date is May 24, 2020. 


Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) conducts all the ATMA exams. ATMA is a popular MBA entrance exam leading to admission in 200 MBA colleges in India for their MBA/MMS/PGDM Programmes.  Read more about ATMA Exam


ATMA 2020 Registration Fee is Rs.1298/- including GST. ATMA exam duration is three hours from 2 PM to 5PM. The ATMA Exam Fee includes the ATMA May 2020 exam registration fee and ATMA Exam Application Form fee. 

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ATMA Test Cities

ATMA exam is conducted in 18 cities in India. List of ATMA Test centres is given below:

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ATMA Syllabus 2020

ATMA 2020 May exam syllabus changes with the changes in type of questions asked in ATMA Exam. However, AIMS have not changed the ATMA May 2020 exam syllabus from its earlier syllabus. Accordingly, ATMA exam syllabus for ATMA May 2020 exam to be held on May 24, 2020 and all the subsequent ATMA exams is same.


ATMA is one of the six national level MBA entrance tests leading to admission in 100 MBA colleges in India. Read More about ATMA Test 2020


The broad outline of ATMA 2020 Exam Syllabus is based on the updated trends of questions, their sectional structure in ATMA exam syllabus.

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ATMA Admit Card 2020

ATMA May 2020 Admit Card download starts on May 21, 2020. Last date to download ATMA Admit card 2020 for May exam is May 24, 2020. You can download ATMA 2020 May exam Admit Card from AIMS-ATMA official website.


Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS), the ATMA exam conducting authority will release the ATMA exam Hall Ticket 2020 on May 21, 2020. You need to download ATMA 2020 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 2020 Hall Ticket will be sent by post. 

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ATMA Result 2020

AIMS has declared ATMA 2020 May exam result on July 10, 2020. ATMA May 2020 exam date was postponed to July 6, 2020 from June 20. ATMA May exam 2020 is conducted as AI Auto Proctored Test from the convenience of home.


AIMS has released May ATMA exam result 2020, in four days from the date of conducting ATMA exam. You can download the ATMA Result score card by using the ATMA PID and Password from the official ATMA website. Similarly, all the subsequent ATMA 2020 exam results will be declared in a week’s time from the ATMA 2020 Exam date in the respective month.


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ATMA Answer Key

ATMA 2020 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 May 2020 exam date is May 24 and ATMA exam result date is May 29. Accordingly ATMA answer key release date lies between the date of ATMA exam and date of ATMA exam result declaration.


AIMS will display the ATMA answer key 2020 and ATMA response sheet with ATMA objection form to challenge the ATMA 2020 answer key on the ATMA official website. You can download ATMA 2020 answer key on or after the ATMA answer key release date from the official ATMA exam website.


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ATMA Sample Test Papers

To help ATMA 2020 aspirants prepare and perform better in the ATMA 2020 exams, experts at have prepared ATMA 2020 Sample test paper based on the ATMA previous years paper pattern & key changes in ATMA exam pattern with answer keys and solutions. Expected Questions... Prepared by India’s Top Experts

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ATMA Percentile Predictor

After taking your ATMA 2020 exam on May 24, 2020, you will be anxious to know your ATMA percentile score and the process how to arrive at the accurate ATMA percentile calculation. 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 2020 based on your ATMA 2020 predictions of your percentile score.


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