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ATMA 2018 – Exam Syllabus

Aug 20, 2018 15:24 IST
    ATMA 2018 – Exam Syllabus
    ATMA 2018 – Exam Syllabus

    ATMA 2018 is a national level MBA entrance exam. Being a national level exam, it is very important for MBA aspirants to know and understand the ATMA Exam syllabus in order to prepare well for the exam. The ATMA 2018 syllabus helps students understand the different sections that are covered under the exam along with the key topics that one should focus upon in order to score well.

    Officially, AIMS – the exam conducting body for ATMA, doesn’t release any official syllabus for ATMA exam. But based on the trends of last few years, experts and the exam pattern have designed a tentative ATMA syllabus for aspirants. So, let’s look at the section-wise syllabus of the ATMA exam and understand the key topics that are covered under each of them.

    ATMA 2018 – Exam Pattern

    Before we discuss the ATMA MBA Exam syllabus, it is also important to understand the ATMA Exam Pattern. The ATMA Exam pattern will help aspirants understand the key sections and the number of questions that are covered under each of them. It also provides them with the time-limit that is allotted to each of the section, which helps in keeping time during the exam.


    No of Questions


    Analytical Reasoning Skills-1


    30 minutes

    Verbal Skills-1


    30 minutes

    Quantitative Skills-1


    30 minutes

    Verbal Skills-2


    30 minutes

    Analytical Reasoning Skills-2


    30 minutes

    Quantitative Skills-2


    30 minutes


    ATMA 2018 Syllabus – Key Sections

    The ATMA 2018 MBA Entrance exam consists of three key sections i.e. Analytical Reasoning, Verbal Skills and Quantitative Skills.

    Analytical Reasoning: The Analytical Skills section is aimed at testing the analytical mind-set and logical reasoning capability of the test-takers. The section consists of 30 questions which are to be answered in 30 minutes. The difficulty quotient of questions in the Analytical Reasoning section is average, but it does require natural logical instincts, practice and concentration to score well in this section.

    Verbal Skills: The Verbal Skills section of the ATMA 2018 exam is aimed at testing the English language skills of a candidate. The section consists of 30 questions which are to be answered in 30 minutes. The questions in this section are based on Class 10 English syllabus and therefore not very difficult to answer. However, to prepare well, candidates must regularly read English newspapers and verbal related books.

    Quantitative Skills: Quantitative Skills is a very important section and probably the toughest section of the ATMA Entrance Exam. This section tests the mathematical skills of the students. The difficulty level is average.

    ATMA Syllabus – Section-wise Topics

    Although, AIMS doesn’t publish the official syllabus for ATMA exam, based on the general trends of last few year’s question papers, experts have shortlisted a few topics. The questions in the ATMA exam generally are asked from these topics, which makes it an important tool in the arsenal of MBA aspirants preparing to take up the exam.

    Analytical Reasoning: The key topics covered under analytical reasoning section for ATMA 2018 exam syllabus are:

    • Odd-one-out
    • Blood Relations
    • Analogy
    • Arrangement of letters
    • Visual Reasoning
    • Syllogism
    • Coding-Decoding
    • Verbal Logic
    • Data Sufficiency
    • Statement– Conclusion
    • Number Series

    Verbal Skills: The key topics covered under the verbal skills section for ATMA 2018 exam syllabus include:

    • Vocabulary
    • Fill in the Blanks
    • Grammar
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Synonyms & Antonyms
    • Jumbled sentences

    Quantitative Skills: The important topics covered under the Quantitative Skills section for ATMA 2018 exam syllabus are:

    • Percentage
    • Time and Work
    • Pie Chart
    • Profit and Loss
    • Number System
    • Bar Graph
    • Time-Speed-Distance
    • Data Interpretation
    • Basic Arithmetic
    • Simple Interest
    • Compound Interest
    • Algebra
    • Series

    The ATMA MBA Entrance test is conducted by the Association of Indian Management School (AIMS). The exam enables MBA aspirants to seek admission to MBA programmes offered at over 100+ participating B-schools. ATMA exam is conducted 5 times in a year, to provide aspirants the option to appear for the test without wasting an entire year.

    For more information of ATMA MBA entrance exam, please visit www.jagranjosh.com/mba.

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