ATMA 2019 Analysis: ATMA or AIMS Test for Management Admissions is a national-level computer-based entrance examination. It is conducted by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS). ATMA scores are used for admission to management programs offered by various institutions all across India.  ATMA 2019 Exam was conducted on February 17, 2019, in online mode. The ATMA 2019 exam pattern is such that the test paper is divided into six sections comprising of questions from Analytical Reasoning Skills, Verbal Skills, and Quantitative Skills. 

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ATMA 2019 Analysis

ATMA 2019 Analysis: Exam Highlights

Particulars Details
Exam Name AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA)
Conducting Body Association of Indian Management Schools
Exam Level National Level Exam
Exam Frequency 4-6 times a year
Exam Mode Online
Exam Duration 180 minutes
Language English
Course Offered MBA/PGDM/MMS/MCA
No. of Test Cities Over 27 cities in India
Exam Website  www.atmaaims.com

ATMA 2019 Analysis: Exam Pattern

Exam Structure Details
Number of Sections 6 (Analytical Reasoning Skills – I, Verbal Skills – I, Quantitative Skills – I, Analytical Reasoning Skills – II, Verbal Skills –II, Quantitative Skills – II)
Duration of the Exam 180 minutes (30 minutes per section)
Number of questions 180
Total Marks 180
Language of Paper English
Number of Answer Choices 4
Mode of Examination Online
ATMA Marking Scheme +1 mark for each correct answer

-0.25 for every wrong answer

ATMA 2019 Analysis: Section-wise ATMA 2019 Exam Pattern  

Section Number of Questions Allotted Time
Analytical Reasoning Skills Part 1 30 30 minutes
Analytical Reasoning Skills Part 2 30 30 minutes
Quantitative Skills Part 1 30 30 minutes
Quantitative Skills Part 2 30 30 minutes
Verbal Skills Part 1 30 30 minutes
Verbal Skills Part 2 30 30 minutes
Total 180 180 minutes

Section-wise ATMA 2019 Exam Analysis

Section Number of Questions Good Attempt
Analytical Reasoning Skills Part 1 30 21-22
Analytical Reasoning Skills Part 2 30 21-22
Quantitative Skills Part 1 30 20-21
Quantitative Skills Part 2 30 20-21
Verbal Skills Part 1 30 20-21
Verbal Skills Part 2 30 20-21
Total 180 122-128

ATMA 2019 Exam Analysis: Analytical Reasoning Skills Section

Both the sections comprised of questions from Verbal and Logical Reasoning. Most of the questions in Analytical Reasoning Skills Part 1 section were from Critical Reasoning, Statement Interference, Course of Action, Statement-Conclusion, and Data Sufficiency. On the other hand in Analytical Reasoning Skills Part 2 section of ATMA 2019 Exam more questions were from topics such as Strengthen or Weaken arguments, Coding-Decoding etc.

ATMA 2019 Exam Analysis: Analytical Reasoning Skills Sections

Topic Difficulty Level No. of Questions
Coding Decoding Easy to Moderate 6
Data Sufficiency Moderate 8
Arrangements Moderate to Difficult 10
Course of Action Easy 2
Statement-Inference Moderate 5
Strong/ Weak Arguments Moderate to Difficult 1
Strengthen/Weaken Moderate 6
Statement-Conclusion Easy 1
Statement Cause-Effect Moderate 6
Course of Action Easy 3
Syllogisms Moderate to Difficult 6
Critical Reasoning Moderate to Difficult 6

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ATMA 2019 Exam Analysis: Quantitative Skills Section

Most of the questions in Quantitative Skills Part 1 section of ATMA 2019 Exam were from topics like Arithmetic and Number System. On the other hand, maximum questions were from topics such as Geometry and Data Interpretation in Quantitative Skills Part 2 section of the exam.

ATMA 2019 Exam Analysis: Quantitative Skills Section

Topic Difficulty Level No. of Questions
Data Interpretation Moderate 15
Geometry Easy to Moderate 8
Modern Math Easy to Moderate 12
Algebra Moderate to Difficult 5
Arithmetic Easy to Moderate 9
Numbers Easy 11

ATMA 2019 Exam Analysis: Verbal Skills Sections

The difficulty level of the questions asked in the Verbal Skills section of ATMA 2019 Exam was of moderate difficulty. Most of the questions in this section were from topics such as Grammar, Para jumbles, and Correct the statement.

ATMA 2019 Exam Analysis: Verbal Skills Section
Topic Difficulty Level No. of Questions

Incorrect word/phrase

Easy 3
Part of sentence with error  Easy 4
Correct Statement Easy 1
Cloze Moderate 4
Fill in the blanks Easy to Moderate 6
Reading Comprehension ( 5 passages) Easy to Moderate 30
Antonym-Synonym pairs Moderate 3
Sentence starters Moderate 3
Jumbled Paragraph Easy to Moderate

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ATMA 2019 Exam Results

AIMS will declare the ATMA February 2019 exam results on February 22, 2019. Candidates can download the ATMA 2019 Result scorecard by using the ATMA PID and Password. ATMA 2019 Result will contain both overall and sectional scores. The ATMA scorecard consists of sectional scores of all the six sections clubbed into 3 major sections and divided as I and II. 

Steps to Download ATMA 2019 Results

  • Click on the Link to download ATMA Result from ATMA Official Website.
  • Choose the Month of ATMA 2019 Exam from the drop down Menu.
  • Enter ATMA PID and Password.
  • Download and Take Print of ATMA 2019 Results.

ATMA 2019 Selection Procedure

Candidates qualifying the written round will have to appear for the subsequent rounds of selection process.

  • Group Discussion: For Group discussion, qualified candidates from the previous rounds are given a topic related to the current or business affairs. The duration of the GD usually varies. Candidates’ ability to take initiative and effectively communicate their ideas are tested in this particular round.
  • Personal Interview: The Personal Interview round is a one on one interaction round where the panelists adjudge the candidates on the basis of their persona and ability to stay focused under pressure. The usual duration of PI round in 15-20 minutes.

AIMS Test for Management Admissions (ATMA) 2019 February, May, June, and July exam scores are accepted by more than 200 MBA colleges. Besides, all the private unaided MBA colleges of Maharashtra also accept ATMA scores for MBA admission for All India category candidates.

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