The AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA) 2021 will be held on July 26, Monday, timings are from 2 pm to 5 pm. The notification published on the official website atmaaims.com gives the complete details on the ATMA 2021 examination.
The ATMA 2021, conducted by the Association of Indian Management Institute (AIMS) will be AI and Live Human proctored Home-based online test. For taking the exams, the candidates will have to make their own arrangement for computers fitted with webcam and high speed uninterrupted internet connectivity. The payment gateway for registration is open till July 17. The registration fee is Rs. 1500/-. For women candidates, there is a concession of 25 percent. For candidates hailing from North Eastern states, there is a concession of 50 percent. The payment may be made through debit/credit cards, net banking, UPI, or wallets only.
Once the registration fees are paid successfully, the candidate is going to receive a Personal Identification Number (PID) on registered mobile number and email. Details like PID, name, address, email ID, date of birth, mobile number, preferred city, educational qualification, percentage obtained in SSC, HSC, and Degree and choice of Institute need to be uploaded on the registration form. The last step to complete registration is to upload the candidate’s photo and digital signature. The photo has to be in between 20 to 50 kb, whereas, for signature it is in between 10 to 20 kb, both either in JPG or JPEG format.
On completion of the registration process, the candidate shall receive a password via SMS and email. From July 21 onwards the candidates will be able to download the admit card with the help of this password. The candidates are advised to take the mock test which will be available two days before the exam. The results of the exam will be published on July 30.
The ATMA is a national level admission test for MBA, PGDM, MMS, and MCA programs. This is recognized by both the Ministry of HRD and AICTE. Different institutes recognizing the ATMA scores have their own cut off marks in percentile. As per sources, the cut off may start from 80. Group discussions are conducted with the candidates who clear ATMA and meet the criterion of cut off. They need to speak on a topic as given to them by the panel. A written ability test follows where the candidate writes an essay on any allocated topic. As the last step, the candidate needs to appear in a personal interview. During these sequences of tests, the candidate is judged on their personality, managerial acumen, communication, leadership, etc. before induction into the programs.