ATMA - Exam Pattern

AIMS Test for Management Admissions

Result: 31 Jul 2021

Computer Based Test

Result: 31 Jul 2021

ATMA 2021 Exam Pattern : Paper details, Marking Scheme, Duration

Updated On - July 26 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

ATMA 2021 Exam Pattern has been released by AIMS. This exam is conducted five times a year. ATMA 2021 Test Pattern is designed to test the applicant's aptitude and management skills by analysing their comprehension abilities, verbal reasoning capacities, analysing and synthesizing capabilities, and numerical reasoning abilities. The dates for May 2021 has been announced and the exam will be held on 26 July 2021. The candidate must read the below-given article to know more about ATMA Exam Pattern 2021 in detail. 

ATMA 2021 Exam Pattern

ATMA exam pattern 2021 has been prescribed by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS). According to the exam pattern:

  • The ATMA exam is divided into six sections.
  • The mode of exam is a Computer-based test.
  • The exam paper will have questions from different sections.
  • Total 180 multiple choice type questions will be asked as per the exam pattern which candidates have to solve within 180 minutes.
  • The test will carry 180 marks.

The ATMA exam is entirely divided into 6 sections namely Analytical Reasoning Skills 1 and 2; Verbal Skills-1 and 2; Quantitative Skills 1 and 2. One of the key points to note regarding the ATMA test pattern is that the overall exam is divided into three sections if we club their part 1 and part 2. Read below for more details on the ATMA exam pattern. 

ATMA exam pattern 2021
Mode of examinationComputer Based Test (CBT)
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Total time180 minutes
Total no of question180
Marking Scheme1 for each correct answer and -1/4 for each incorrect answer
Level of QuestionsModerately easy

ATMA 2021 Section wise distribution of Marks

ATMA exam paper will have questions from three subjects - Analytical Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal Skills. Each subject is divided into two parts –I and II. For better understanding, look at the given below given table.
Section-wise distribution of marks for ATMA
Number of Questions
Analytical Reasoning Skills-I
Verbal Skills-I
Quantitative Skills-I
Verbal Skills-II
Analytical Reasoning Skills-II
Quantitative Skills-II

 Instruction for ATMA 2021 Exam Pattern 

Given below is the instruction regarding the ATMA exam pattern 2021.

  • Each section of the online test needs to be answered as per the sequence
  • Candidates have to choose one correct answer out of the four options
  • Read the questions carefully before answering them
  • As there will be sectional timings, candidates must not spend more than one minute answering each question
  • Candidates must solve the easy questions first and the difficult ones later.

Dividing topics as per strength would help the candidate to strategize their preparation in a monotonous manner. Writing important formulae, squares, cubes over the wall of your study table will help you revise in your subconscious every time you look at those.

Candidates can also check the ATMA 2021.

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