ATMA 2023 Exam: Registration, Exam dates, Pattern, and Eligibility

Kritika Yadav

Kritika Yadav

ATMA 2023

ATMA (AIMS Test For Management Admissions) is the test conducted by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) to enable students aspiring to join management courses in more than 600 management institutes in India.

ATMA has been approved by the Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Government of India and AICTE as one of the five tests for admissions to the MBA / PGDM and other post graduate programmes like MCA by AICTE-recognised institutes.

The Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) was formed in 1988 & is one of the largest networks of management institutes in the world with more than 600 member b-schools that include the IIMs, ISB, the Xavier institutes, Welingkar, MDI, S P Jain, ICFAI, NMIMS & a host of other top Indian business schools.


ATMA is a credible, comprehensive and single-window test for admissions to different postgraduate management programs. Various Degree, Diploma and Other Post Graduate Management programs are covered by ATMA.

ATMA Exam Dates 2023

AIMS Test for Management Admissions(ATMA) exam dates for the year 2023:

The dates given are tentative and subject to change.

ATMA 2023 registrations start date
Second week of December 2022
Last date to pay the application fee
Third week of February 2023
Last date to fill the ATMA 2023 application form
Third week of February 2023
Last date of printing the application form
Third week of February 2023
ATMA 2023 admit card release
Last week of February 2023
ATMA 2023 exam
Last week of February 2023
Result announcement
First week of March 2023

Read: ATMA 2023 Exam Dates

Note: ATMA Score is valid for one year.      

ATMA 2023: Eligibility Criteria

Listed below are ATMA 2023 eligibility criteria. Students must fall into the below mentioned eligibility criteria to be able to give ATMA 2023 examination:

  1. Citizen of India
  2. Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college/institute by MHRD and Government of India
  3. Final exam candidates are eligible
  4. Minimum 50% in graduation
  5. Previous applicants can apply again

ATMA 2023 Registrations

The registration process for ATMA 2023 will start from December 2022 for February session. Candidates can register for exam on the official website of ATMA AIIMS. Candidates should note that the applications for ATMA 2023 will be available online only and not offline. Check out list of documents requirement for the registration below:

  •  Passport-size photograph and signature 
  • Scanned copy of OBC (Non-creamy) / SC / ST / DAP category certificate as applicable
  • Mark sheets of Class 10, Class 12 and Graduation
  • Candidates are required to upload a sponsoring certificate as per the format available on the official ATMA website
  • Credit/ Debit card or Net Banking details to pay the fees online

To know more about ATMA application process and fees visit here.

ATMA 2023: Exam Pattern

The test contains 180 questions spread over 6 sections. In the paper based test, each section is timed separately, whereas there’s no such requirement for the online test. Total duration of the test is 3 hours. A negative score of 0.25 point would be given for every incorrect answer. Correct answers would be awarded one point each.

Mode of exam
Internet-based test mode
3 hours (180 minutes)
Total marks180
Type of questions
Multiple-choice questions
Number of choices4
Number of questions180


Note: In the actual test, the same sequence might not be followed.

ATMA 2023: Test Centres

Tabulated below are the list of cities across India where ATMA 2023 examination will be conducted. Candidates will be allowed to choose any five exam centre cities according to their preferences.

                                                      List of ATMA Test Centres 2023
Ahmedabad/ Gandhi Nagar
Hyderabad / Secunderabad
Amravati (Maharashtra)Jalgaon
Aurangabad (Maharashtra)Indore
Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh)Kolkata
Mumbai – Navi Mumbai – Thane

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