ATMA 2018 - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

Gareema Bali updated on : 25 Jan 2018

ATMA 2018 registration has commenced from January 15. Exam to be conducted online on February 25. Get all details on AIMS Test for Management Admission 2018 here.


ATMA 2018 – AIMS Test for Management Admission is held by Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) in a single window for the admission to various postgraduate management courses. More than 200 B-schools accept the score of ATMA exam. The registration process for ATMA 2018 exam has commenced from January 15 and will conclude on February 19, 2018. The application form to apply for this entrance exam is available in online mode only, on the official website of AIMS-ATMA, However, considering the ease of the applicants, a direct link to register for the exam has been provided here below. The application fee including GST is INR. 1298, which can be paid using Debit/Credit card.

Candidates having a Bachelor's degree in any discipline are eligible to take this management entrance test. It is imperative that all the candidates interested in appearing for ATMA 2018 must go through the eligibilty norms to have an understanding about their eligibility. AIMS will be conducting ATMA 2018 exam on February 25, from 2 to 5 pm. It will be an online exam, where a total of 180 questions will be asked from 6 sections. Duration of the test will be 3 hours. The result of this exam is likely to announce around March 1, 2018. Keep reading further for details on AIMS ATMA 2018 dates, eligibility criteria, application process, admit card, test pattern and more. 

Latest: Registration for ATMA February 2018 exam is going on and will end on February 19, 2018. Access the link below to apply online for the test.

Click Here to Fill ATMA 2018 Application Form 

ATMA 2018

Around 200 high ranking Institutes accept the score of ATMA for granting admission to PGDM, PGDBA, MBA, MCM, MCA* (subject to local regulations) and other postgraduate management courses. This entrance exam is considered as one of the most reliable tests and is conducted at least four times a year. ATMA is approved by the Ministry of Human Resource Development of Government of India for admission on all India basis to the MBA/PGDM programmes. Since 1988, AIMS has grown into a powerful body of management colleges in India with a membership of over 600 institutes. 

ATMA 2018 Important Dates

The schedule of ATMA February 2018 has been announced by AIMS. All the important dates have been tabled here below. Candidates who wish to appear for ATMA exam 2018 must keep a trak of all these dates in order to ensure that they don’t miss any major update or event. 


ATMA 2018 Dates

Registration begins

15 January 2018

Last date to make the payment

18 February 2018 (at 10.00 AM)

Closing of registration

19 February 2018 (at 10.00 AM)

Last date to re-print filled-in application form

20 February 2018

Release of admit card

22 February 2018

ATMA 2018 Exam Date

25 February 2018

Result declaration

Around 1st March 2018

ATMA 2018 Eligibility Criteria

As mentioned above, it is important for the ATMA aspirants to meet the eligibility requirements and should apply for the exam only after ensuring the same. Below is the eligibility criteria set by AIMS regarding the ATMA  exam.

  • Candidate applying for the exam must be a citizen of India
  • Applicants must be a graduate or an equivalent qualification under 10+2+3 scheme in any subject from any university recognized by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. Additionally, they must enusre that they have obtained at least 50 percent marks in graduation. Candidates must note, these aggregate marks may differ for some institutes.
  • Final year students of graduation can also apply. However, they will have to submit the proof of graduation.
  • There is no age limit.
  • There is no work experience required for ATMA. Both working and non-working candidates can apply for the exam.

ATMA 2018 Application Form 

The application form to apply for ATMA 2018 February has been released. The online registration began on January 15 and will end on February 19, 2018.

Note - To register for the exam, the candidates must use their personal phone number and email id. 

Candidates can refer to the guidelines given below in order to better understand the application process - 

  • To apply online, candidates will firstly be required to pay the application fee. After the payment, Personal Identification Number (PID) will be sent to the registered email id of the applicant.
  • Using PID, candidates can now fill the application form. They will be required to enter their personal, qualification, test city choice and work experience details.
  • Once all the information is filled correctly, review and submit the form.
  • After submitting the form, candidates can take the print out of the same.

Registration Fee for ATMA 2018

The application fee is non-refundable and is a one time payment. All the relevant details pertaining to the fee and its payment has been provided below. 

Amount of ATMA 2018 Application Fee

INR. 1298 for all categories of applicants

Mode of Payment

Debit/Credit Card

Last date to make payment

18 February 2018 till 10.00 AM

ATMA 2018 Admit Card

Admit card of ATMA 2018 will be available for download from 22 February, 2018 onwards. The hall ticket will be released online on the official website and the exam takers will have to download the same. On the ATMA 2018 admit card, the candidates will have to paste their passport size photographs in the space provided at the time of examination.

To have entry into the exam centre, all the candidates will have to carry a print out of the admit card on the date of the exam, failing which they will not be allowed to sit for the exam. Along with the admit card, candidates have to bring the documents such as ATMA receipt issued after making payment of registration fee, a copy of the registration form and photo identification (in original). 

Admit card will contain following details:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Roll number of the candidate
  • Date of examination
  • Time of examination
  • Details of the exam center allotted

Steps to download admit card of ATMA 2018

  • Visit the official website.
  • Search ‘ATMA Exam Details’ section. Click on the tab and select their exam date.
  • ‘For the applicants’ tab and select ‘Login for Candidates’ subhead and click on it.
  • You will be redirected to a page that comprises of candidate’s login. Select the test date and enter your PID number and password. Once done, click login.
  • After the successful login, the candidate can print his/ her admit card and paste a passport size photograph on it.

ATMA 2018 Exam Pattern

Candidates must check the exam pattern of ATMA 2018 in order to make the preparation strategy for the exam. There will be a total of 180 questions distributed in 6 sections. There will be 30 multiple choice questions in each section. Duration of the test will be 3 hours. Candidates can have a clear idea regarding the exam pattern from the table given below:


Questions will be asked from

No. of Questions

Allotted Time (in Minutes)


Analytical Reasoning Skills 1




Verbal Skills 1




Quantitative Skills 1




Verbal Skills 2




Analytical Reasoning Skills 2




Quantitative Skills 2







Marking Scheme: For each correct answer, 1 mark will be given. There is the provision of negative marking. For each incorrect answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.

ATMA 2018 Exam Centres 

ATMA is conducted at the number of cities across India. All the candidates will be required to select the exam city while filling the application form. They are suggested to choose the exam centres as per their convenience and accessibility. Once the form will be submitted, they will not be able to make any changes. So select the test centre carefully and review it before submitting the form. Candidates must note that any of the below test centers may be canceled, combined or changed depending on the number of candidates in specific centers or new centers year after year.

ATMA 2018 exam will be conducted in the following cities:

  • Ahmadabad (Gandhi Nagar)
  • Ahmednagar
  • Aurangabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Bhubhaneshwar
  • Chandigarh
  • Coimbatore
  • Cochin
  • Delhi
  • Goa
  • Guwahati
  • Gwalior
  • Hyderabad
  • Hubli-Dharwad
  • Indore
  • Jaipur
  • Kolhapur
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Nashik
  • Noida
  • Patna
  • Pune
  • Ranchi
  • Sangli

ATMA​ 2018 Result

The re​sult of ATMA February 2018 will be ​announced in the first week of March 2018. To check the result, visit the official site of AIMS. No hardcopy will be sent to the candidates individually. Candidates will be required to login with their user id and password to access the result.

The result will be declared in the form of the scorecard. It will contain the scores of each section i.e. quantitative, verbal and analytical. Along with sectional marks, overall scores will also be provided. Scorecard will also include the percentile scores. These scores will remain valid till the next academic session in various universities. The scorecard is considered as one of the major documents for the admission. Scores obtained in the test will be reported to candidates as well as to the institutes.

Keep visiting this page for more updates on ATMA 2018. In the case of any doubt or query regarding ATMA exam 2018, comment below. 

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