ATMA 2021

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Latest Updates: ATMA Feb 2021 exam admit card has been released on February 10. You need to login at official ATMA exam website with your exam PID and password to download the admit card and take print of the same. ATMA Feb 2021 exam date is February 14, 2021.  AIMS will conduct All India Mock Test on Feb 11, 2021 for ATMA Feb 2021 Exam. It is mandatory for all the registered candidates to appear in the ATMA Mock Test which will be proctored online Mock from home. Only registered candidates can take this ATMA Mock Test. Candidates need a laptop with webcam and good internet connectivity to take the Mock test.  Due to Covid 19 Pandemic situation, ATMA exam will be conducted as proctored Home Based online test instead of Centre based test. AIMS has closed the last date to apply for ATMA Exam 2021 exam on Feb 8. 


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


ATMA Feb Exam 2021: Change in Testing Mode from CBT to Online Home Based Test
AIMS has announced important changes in the testing mode for ATMA February Exam. Instead of Centre based Online exam, ATMA February 2021 will be conducted as AI & live human proctored online test which the candidates can take from the convenience of their home. This change in ATMA testing mode is announced due to prevailing Covid-19 situation.


ATMA is a Moderate Difficulty Exam
To appear in ATMA February 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 2021 is an easier exam as compared to other MBA entrance exams like CAT, XAT, CMAT and others. The Feb 2021 ATMA exam will be held as proctored online exam instead of a centre based test on February 14, 2021 from 2 PM to 5 PM.  ATMA 2021 score of February exam will be valid for MBA admission 2021 in more than 200 MBA colleges in India. ATMA exam application can be submitted online only.


Frequency of ATMA Exam conducted by AIMS in 1 Year
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.


ATMA 2021 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. 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. 

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ATMA Exam: Highlights
ATMA 2021 is a moderate difficulty level national level MBA entrance exam. Some of the key highlights of ATMA exam are:

ATMA 2021 Exam Conducting Body
Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS)
ATMA Exam Full Form
AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA)
Total ATMA 2021 Exams in a Year
Held in February, May, July/August
Number of MBA colleges under ATMA 2021 Exam
ATMA 2021 Exam Date for Feb Test
February 14, 2021
Mode of ATMA 2021 exam
Live Proctored Home based Online Test, no need to take the exam at test centre
ATMA Exam Registration Fee
Rs.1298/- including GST
ATMA Exam Fee Concessions
50% Fee Concession for NE States’ candidates; 25% for female candidates
ATMA 2021 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 2021 exam Percentile for MBA admission in Top Colleges
Importance of Taking ATMA 2021 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 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 2021 February Exam Important Dates

Start Date
Last Date
ATMA 2021 Registration
December 21, 2020
February 8, 2021
Making payment of ATMA Registration Fee
December 21, 2020
February 7, 2021
ATMA Registration Fee
(Inclusive of GST)
Taking Reprint of ATMA Filled-in Application Form
December 21, 2020
February 9, 2021
Admit Card Download
February 10, 2021
February 14, 2021
ATMA Test Exam Date 2021
February 14, 2021
2 PM to 5 PM
Reporting Time at ATMA Test Centre
Online Home Based Test
No Need to go to Test Centre
ATMA 2021 Feb exam Result Date
February 19, 2021

ATMA Exam Schedule 2021
ATMA 2021 scores are accepted by the MBA colleges across the country. ATMA 2021 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 2021, there are 3 ATMA exams in the year from February 2021 to July 2021.

ATMA Exam Month
Exam Date
Registration Dates
ATMA February 2021
February 14, 2021
Dec 21, 2020 to Feb 8, 2021
ATMA May 2021
May 30, 2021
Yet to Open
ATMA July 2021
July 25, 2021
Yet to Open

AIMS has released the February ATMA 2021 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 Pattern
ATMA 2021 test paper pattern is as given below:

ATMA 2021 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
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, IFIM, 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 Exam:


Gateway to 100 MBA Colleges: The ATMA 2021 Exam score will be accepted by many colleges for MBA admission 2021. 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 2021 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 2021 in the months of February 2021, May 2021, and July 2021. 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 consists of 180 questions divided in 6 sections to be solved in 3 hours.


Leads to University MBA/MMS and PGDM admission: ATMA 2021 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 2021 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.


ATMA 2021 - Single day, Single session exam: The ATMA February 2021 exam is conducted as online home based test due to Covid-19 pandemic. You need not go to test centre and can appear in the exam from the convenience of your home. Besides, the forthcoming each of the ATMA 2021 exams will be a single day, single session test 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 2021 exam takers to highlight latest dates and other exam announcements. So bookmark this page for your ATMA 2021 exam and ATMA 2021 exam preparation.


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Exam dates and schedule

  • Registration – Online: 21-12-2020 10:00 AM to 08-02-2021 11:45 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 10-02-2021 10:00 AM to 14-02-2021 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Sunday, February 14, 2021 - 14:00 to 17:00 (Confirm)
    Result: 19-02-2021 10:00 AM (Confirm)

ATMA Eligibility 2021

ATMA eligibility for MBA admission in a management institute depends upon the Eligibility Criteria as prescribed by the MBA college you are applying to. However, ATMA 2021 Feb exam eligibility criteria for the ATMA 2021 Exam is graduation in any stream. Last date to apply for ATMA 2021 Feb exam is February 8. ATMA February 2021 exam date is February 14, 2021 and the exam is conducted in AI Auto Proctored Test from home.


Difference between ATMA Exam Eligibility and MBA College Eligibility

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ATMA Exam Pattern

ATMA 2021 February Exam on Feb 14 is an AI Auto Proctoring Test from your home instead of Centre based online test. The subsequent ATMA exam in May 2021 may also remain as Auto Proctored Test 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 2021 February 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 2021 Exam Registration is closing on February 8, 2021 at midnight. Exam date is February 14, 2021.


Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) is conducting three ATMA 2021 exams for MBA admission 2021 in the months of February, May, and July. ATMA registration opens more than a month before the ATMA exam date. Similarly, the ATMA February 2021 Exam registration had opened on December 21, 2020 and the last date to apply closes on February 8.  while the exam date is February 9, 2020.


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ATMA Test Cities

ATMA February exam 2021 will be held with the candidates’ convenience from home on February 14, 2021. AIMS have changed the mode of ATMA Test taking to AI Auto Proctored Test which is an internet based remote proctored test and a candidate can appear in this exam from his/her home.


There is no need to go to a test centre to appear in the exam.  Due to Covid-19 pandemic, the testing mode for Feb ATMA 2021 exam has been changed. Future ATMA exams may again be conducted as centre based tests.  

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ATMA Syllabus 2021

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 2021 exam is shared below. The Exam date is February 14, 2021 and the ATMA testing mode is changed to AI Auto Proctoring Test from home. The ATMA exam syllabus is prepared by experts as per the revised exam pattern.


ATMA 2021 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 2021 exam syllabus from its earlier syllabus.


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ATMA Admit Card 2021

The ATMA February 2021 exam admit card has been released on February 10, 2021. You need to login at official ATMA exam website with your exam PID and password to download the admit card and take print of the same. Last date to download ATMA Admit card 2021 is February 14, 2021 which  is the ATMA Feb 2021 exam date. You should download ATMA 2021 exam Admit Card from AIMS-ATMA official website with your login credentials.


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ATMA Result 2021

ATMA Feb 2021 exam result will be declared at 5 PM today on February 19, 2021 for the exam held on February 14, 2021 as AI Auto Proctored Test. You can download your ATMA score card from the official ATMA exam website after 5 PM onwards as your score card will be uploaded on this website.

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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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