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AIMA UGAT BHM 2021 Syllabus: List of Important Topics, Best Books

Yash Dhamija
Yash DhamijaPublished On: June 07, 2021

AIMA UGAT BHM 2021 is conducted every year for admission to many undergraduate programs such as BBA, BHM and BCA. Candidates who are appearing for the examination can check this article to know about the syllabus and important topics of AIMA UGAT BHM entrance exam.


Under Graduate Aptitude Test or AIMA UGAT is a common entrance exam conducted by the AIMA (All India Management Association) every year. The exam is conducted for admission to undergraduate programs such as Integrated MBA, BBA, BHM and BCA. Candidates who are appearing for this entrance examination can start their preparation after checking the syllabus of AIMA UGAT.

AIMA has postponed the UGAT BHM 2021 exam date and extended registrations. The last date to apply for AIMA UGAT BHM 2021 is June 27 for the PBT mode and the exam will be held on July 4. For the IBT mode of AIMA UGAT 2021, the exam dates are July 4 & 11, and the last date to apply for these exams is July 1 & 8 respectively. 

The AIMA UGAT BHM syllabus will allow the candidates to know all about the major topics from which questions are expected to be there in the entrance exam. You can go through this article to know all about the complete syllabus of the entrance examination

AIMA UGAT BHM 2021 Highlights

Some of the major highlights of the AIMA UGAT BHM 2021 entrance exam are listed below

Name of the examination

All India Management Association Undergraduate Aptitude Test

Short Name


Conducting body

All India Management Association (AIMA)

Total number of questions


Total Marks


Duration of exam

180 minutes

Number of sections


Minimum Eligibility

12th Pass with a minimum of 50%

AIMA UGAT BHM 2021 Syllabus

All India Management Association (AIMA) has not provided any notification regarding the syllabus of the AIMA UGAT BHM entrance examination. Candidates can expect the same type of questions that were asked in the previous year questions paper of AIMA UGAT BHM. They can further refer to the exam pattern of the examination to get a detailed analysis of the exam.

Also Read: List of Hotel Management Entrance Exams 2021: Check Dates, Notification, Eligibility, Application Form

Important Topics of AIMA UGAT BHM 2021

AIMA UGAT BHM 2021 contains four sections namely General Knowledge, English Langauge, Numerical and Data Analysis and Reasoning and Intelligence. Each section covers different topics and subjects. Candidates may check the important topics for all the sections provided below.


English language

The English language section will include comprehension which will test the candidates on the basis of their time management skills and hold on the language. Some other topics from which questions will be asked are given below:

Synonyms and antonyms

Active and passive voice


Direct and indirect speech

Substitution, joining sentences, fill in the blanks

Idioms and phrases

Spotting Error

Para jumbles

Direct and indirect speech

Spelling test and sentence improvement

Reasoning and General intelligence

Questions covered in the Reasoning and General Intelligence section will be related to puzzles, graphs and data interpretation. Candidates should aim at answering at least 26 out of the 30 questions to get a decent score in this section. Some important topics for this section are given below.

Analytical and logical reasoning


Data sufficiency

Blood relations

Puzzles and riddles

Seating arrangement

Direction based questions

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Numerical and Data analysis

A total of 30 questions will be asked in this section. The numerical and data analysis section will test candidates on the basis of numerical skills and speed. Candidates can take a look at the table given below to know the important topics covered in this section.

Problems on Numbers and series

Linear equations and quadratic equations

Time, distance and speed

Data Interpretation

Permutation and Combination

Ratio and proportion

Indices and surds




Simplification and approximation

Percentages, mixtures and alligations

Time and work

Ages, average

Simple and Compound Interest

Boats and streams

Pipes and Cistern

Problems on trains

Profit and loss

General Knowledge

The general knowledge section is different from all other section as it requires a good knowledge of all the major happenings in the world. Candidates should be well aware of the current affairs and important news to score well in this section. They can also expect questions from the topics provided below.

Current affairs

Famous books and authors

Indian economy

Business-related topics

General knowledge

Foreign relations

Indian politics

Service Aptitude

The service aptitude section will contain situation related questions. You will have to choose the answer which fits best for the service of the customer. The service aptitude section is one of the most important sections for the hotel management examination. Candidates should read the questions carefully in order to choose the correct answer matching the situation. They can refer to previous years' question papers to get an idea about the type of questions that can be asked.

Scientific Aptitude

Candidates can also expect some of the questions related to scientific aptitude. They can get an idea about the scientific aptitude questions from the previous years' question papers of the AIMA UGAT exam.

Also Read: Documents Required to Fill AIMA UGAT 2021 Application Form - Photo Specifications, Scanned Images

Books for AIMA UGAT BHM 2021

Candidates can refer to some of the books recommended by the toppers as well as experts while preparing for the AIMA UGAT BHM entrance exam. Some of the best books available for each of the sections are :



Numerical and Data Analysis

  • Magical Book on Quicker Maths-M.Tyra
  • Quantitative Aptitude-R.S Aggarwal
  • An advance approach to Data Interpretation-S.Chand
  • Numerical Ability and Quantitative Aptitude-P.K. Mittal

General knowledge and Scientific Aptitude

  • Advanced Objective general knowledge-R.S.Aggarwal
  • The Manorama Yearbook 2021
  • Arihant Yearbook

Reasoning and General Intelligence

  • A modern approach to Verbal and Non-verbal reasoning-R.S. Aggarwal
  • A modern approach to Logical Reasoning-S. Chand


  • Objective English for Competitive examinations-Hari Mohan Prasad and Uma Rani Sinha.
  • English Grammar and Composition-Wren and Martin
  • Objective General English-R.S. Aggarwal
Service Aptitude
  • Hotel Management Entrance Exam Guide-Gladvin Rego
  • Hotel Management Entrance Exam Guide-Dr R P Datason
  • Arihant Study Package for Hotel Management and Hospitality Administration
  • R Gupta’s book for Hotel Management

Also Read: Top Colleges Accepting AIMA UGAT 2021 Score for BBA, IMBA, BCA, BHM, B.Com Admissions

Candidates are advised to practise a maximum number of questions from each section. They should work on learning shortcut techniques for calculation which might help them to solve any problem quickly. Candidates who have any other doubt regarding AIMA UGAT BHM may ask questions on the Collegedekho QnA zone. Besides this, those who want admission related assistance may fill our Common Application Form.

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