ATMA Exam 2023: Dates, Admit Card, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Results, Pattern

ATMA 2023 will likely be conducted in the last week of February 2023. The ATMA 2023 application forms will likely release in the second week of December 2022. ATMA is conducted multiple times a year in the computer-based test mode across various centres in the country. ATMA 2022 results for the July session were announced on July 29, 2022.

What is ATMA Exam?

AIMS Test for Management Admissions or ATMA is a national-level exam conducted by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) for admission to MBA, PGDM, MCA and PGDBA courses. More than 750 management institutes across India accept ATMA scores for admission to their management programmes. The test aims to assess the aptitude of candidates, which is necessary for higher management studies. ATMA question paper comprises six sections. The exam is conducted multiple times every year. Questions in the exam are asked from Analytical Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal Skills.

ATMA 2023: What's New?

Recently, ATMA authorities have added new test centres. As many as 24 new test cities have been added to the existing list. Cities like Amritsar, Chandigarh, Surat, Faridabad, Jodhpur, Kanpur, etc. have been added. 

ATMA Exam 2023: Highlights

Take a look at the table below to know the important details of the ATMA exam 2023.

Exam nameAIMS Test for Management Admissions
Conducting bodyAssociation of Indian Management Schools (AIMS)
Exam levelNational Level
Exam frequency4-5 times a year
Exam modeOnline
Duration3 hours
SyllabusAnalytical Reasoning SkillsVerbal SkillsQuantitative Skills
Exam patternConsists of 180 MCQs where a +1 mark is awarded for a correct answer and 0.25 marks are deducted for an incorrect answer. 
Exam feesINR 1,500
Exam purposeAdmission into 756 colleges
Course offeredMBA, PGDM, MCA, PGDBA
No. of test cities55 test cities (new exam centres added)
Exam date

Last week of February 2023

Exam helpdesk no.040-23417875
Official website

ATMA Exam 2023: Eligibility Criteria

Check out the ATMA eligibility criteria below:

  • Candidates applying for the ATMA exam should be a citizen of India.
  • Any graduate with a minimum of 50 per cent aggregate or equivalent CGPA, from a recognised university, is eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who are in their final year of graduation can apply provisionally.
  • There is no age limit.

Important Dates for the ATMA Exam 2023

Check out the table below to know all the major events of the ATMA exam.

EventDatesSalient features

ATMA applications out

Second week of December 2022

AIMS will release the ATMA application forms for the 2023-25 batch

Last date of fee payment 

Third week of February 2023

Candidates need to pay the ATMA application fee of INR 1,600 through the online mode

ATMA registrations end

Third week of February 2023

Registrations will close for the ATMA exam at 11:59 PM

Last date of printing the application form

Third week of February 2023

Candidates will be required to download the ATMA application form once they have checked all the details filled by them and also keep a printout with them for future use

ATMA admit card download begins 

Third week of February 2023

ATMA 2023 admit cards will be available online. Candidates can download the admit card and self-declaration form.

ATMA Mock Test


ATMA mock test is mandatory to be taken by the candidates in order to appear for the exam. The mock test will likely be conducted between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM for 45 minutes

ATMA exam 2023

Last week of February 2023

ATMA exam is conducted 4-5 times a year. The exam will be conducted from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM in the computer-based test mode

ATMA result

First week of March 2023

Results will be declared along with the scorecard online

ATMA 2023 Registrations

ATMA 2023 registration is an online process. The ATMA application forms 2023 will be available online on the official website of ATMA AIMS ( Students who wish to appear for the ATMA 2023 exam are required to fill out the online application form and complete the registration process by paying the application fee. The ATMA application process includes the following steps:

  • Creating a new user profile by filling out the ATMA registration form with details such as name, date of birth, gender, email ID and phone number, etc.
  • Paying the ATMA application fee via credit/debit card, internet banking, UPI or other banking wallets.
  • Filling out the complete ATMA application form using PID number and password.
  • Uploading the required documents in the prescribed format.

ATMA Fee Payment

Applicants need to pay the application fee to proceed to fill out the ATMA application form. The ATMA application fee can only be paid online. ATMA registration fee is INR 1,600 (inclusive of GST) for all candidates. ATMA application fee can be paid only through debit/credit cards, internet banking or UPI. Applicants belonging to North-Eastern states are eligible to avail of a fee concession of 50%. Women candidates are also eligible to avail of the fee concession of 25%.

Look at the table below to know the fee concessions provided to the candidates.




Women candidates


INR 1,200

Candidates belonging to North-Eastern states of India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura)


INR 800

ATMA 2023 Admit Card

ATMA 2023 admit cards will be released on the official website for candidates to download before the exam day. Candidates who have registered successfully will be able to download the ATMA admit card once they have been released. Given below is the process to download ATMA admit card 2023 from the ATMA AIMS website:

  • Visit the official website of ATMA AIMS.
  • Login using PID number and password.
  • Click on the ‘Print E-admit card’ link.
  • Read the instructions, click on the check box and take a printout of the ATMA admit card 2023.

ATMA Results 2023

ATMA results 2023 will likely be announced in the first week of March 2023. Candidates who appear for the exam can download their scorecards online using their login credentials. Given below are the steps to know how to download the ATMA result 2023:

  • Visit the website of ATMA AIMS
  • Click on the ‘Candidate Login’ button
  • Enter PID number, password and exam date
  • Click on ‘ATMA result’ and download the scorecard

ATMA 2023 Exam: Admission Process

ATMA admission process includes the following four steps

Step 1: ATMA application form 2023

Candidates can register online on the official website of AIMS and fill out the ATMA 2023 application form. The application fee is INR 1,600 which is to be paid online through debit/credit card or net banking. While filling up the ATMA application form, candidates can select up to five institutes/colleges to send their scores for admission.

ATMA 2023 exam will be held in the computer-based test mode across 55 cities in India. Candidates need to select ATMA 2023 exam centres (usually the test cities) while filling out the application form

Step 2: ATMA application form 2023

ATMA admit cards will be released for the registered candidates three days before the exam. Candidates must download their admit cards and self-declaration forms and take a printout of the same before the exam, as these are mandatory documents. ATMA admit cards 2023 will be available online for downloading, till the exam day. 

Step 3: ATMA application form 2023

ATMA mock test 2023 will likely be conducted two days before the exam day, to familiarize the candidates with the test guidelines if the exam is conducted in the internet-based test mode. It was mandatory for the applicants to appear for the mock test which will be conducted between 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM for 45 minutes. If the applicant does not appear for the mock test, he/she will not be permitted to appear for the actual exam. The mock test will be conducted to avoid any hassle during the exam day. 

Step 4: ATMA application form 2023

ATMA exam will be conducted in the computer-based test mode. The test will comprise 180 questions on Analytical Reasoning, Quantitative, and Verbal skills. Candidates get 180 minutes to solve the questions. 

Step 5: ATMA application form 2023

ATMA results will be declared online on the official website. The test takers can check ATMA 2023 result and download the scorecard by entering their PID number and password. The scorecards will not be sent to any candidate by post. On the basis of marks scored, candidates can apply to the institute/college of their choice and participate in the further admission process of the participating college.  

ATMA 2023: Exam Day Guidelines

Candidates appearing for the ATMA exam must familiarise themselves with exam day guidelines to avoid any sort of difficulty on the day of the exam.

  • ATMA exam will be held from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The candidates need to reach the exam venue by 1:00 PM to complete identification and other processes. Latecomers will not be permitted in the exam centre.
  • The candidates need to carry two printouts of the ATMA admit card with passport size photograph affixed to it and photo ID proof (original and photocopy) issued by the Government of India. They must also carry a printout of the ATMA application form. Candidates not carrying the above-mentioned documents will not be allowed to appear for the exam.
  • Candidates should affix the photograph which matches the application form.
  • Candidates must have the ArogyaSetu app installed on their phones and the app must show the candidate’s risk status. In case the candidate does not have the Arogya Setu app, they have to bring the filled self-declaration form. Candidates need to switch off their phones after showing the risk status to the security guard at the centre.
  • Candidates must bring a ballpoint pen to the centre. Other gadgets such as digital watches, statistical tables, calculators, etc. are not permitted in the exam centre.
  • The candidate must wear a mask and gloves at all times. They must also carry a transparent water bottle, sanitiser and exam related documents. They must also obey COVID-19 appropriate behaviour at all times.

ATMA 2023 Test Cities

ATMA exam was conducted in various cities throughout the country. Candidates had to choose their ATMA test centre while filling out the application form. Below mentioned are the test centres where the exam was conducted.

ATMA 2023 Test Cities

Ahmedabad/ Gandhi Nagar

Hyderabad / Secunderabad

Amravati (Maharashtra)


Aurangabad (Maharashtra)






Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh)





Mumbai – Navi Mumbai – Thane