ATMA Eligibility Criteria 2018

Juhee Prasad Updated On: 20 Nov, 2018 10:35 IST

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ATMA 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The ATMA 2018 Eligibility Criteria defines the norms and requirements that every applicant must fulfil in order to become eligible to apply for the examination. Candidates who wish to apply for ATMA 2018 must ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria prescribed for the exam. The eligibility norms give a fair idea to the applicants of whether or not they are eligible to apply for ATMA. The eligibility criteria describe requirements like age limit, nationality, educational qualification, professional qualification, reservation and relaxation of criteria, etc., for the interested candidates who wish to apply and appear for the ATMA 2018 exam.

The aspirants must know that the examination is conducted four times in a year, starting from February. However, the eligibility norms for each session of ATMA 2018 examination remain the same. The examination for the December session of 2018 has been scheduled to take place on 23rd December 2018. The registration process for the same is about to start soon in the month of November 2018. For candidates who are about to apply for the examination for the first time, it is important that they read about the eligibility criteria in detail and then start with the Application Process of ATMA 2018.

Note: Applicants must carefully cross-check the prescribed eligibility criteria of ATMA 2018. Those who fail to meet the eligibility norms can be disqualified from taking the exam.

Detailed Eligibility Criteria for ATMA 2018

The detailed eligibility criteria for ATMA 2018 examination is elaborated below:


  • Candidates who are citizens of India are eligible to take ATMA 2018 examination.

  • Citizens of Bhutan or Nepal or Refugees from Tibet who have settled in India for more than 15 years can also be eligible for ATMA 2018 with the subject of approval of the exam conducting authority.

Educational Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree is a must for all the candidates appearing for ATMA 2018.

  • Candidates who are in the final year can also apply for the ATMA 2018 examination.

  • However, the admission to management courses in various B-Schools that accept ATMA 2018 score is based on the qualifying status of the applicants in UG degree.

  • All the applicants must have at least 50% of marks in three-year or four-year UG degree. Without the minimum eligibility marks, the candidates will be ineligible to register for ATMA 2018 examination. However, the minimum qualifying marks in UG degree varies from institute to institute.

Age Limit

  • There is no maximum age restriction for the applicants of ATMA 2018.

  • However, applicants must be above 18 years of age with supportive documents and educational documents.

  • There is no age relaxation prescribed by the exam conducting authority of ATMA.

Important Information

  • Work experience is not necessary to apply for ATMA 2018. However, candidates with work experience can also apply for the examination. 

  • Candidates who appeared for ATMA examination in 2017 or earlier can also apply for ATMA 2018 examination.

  • Final year graduation students or students with result awaited can also apply for ATMA 2018.

  • Applicants should have their Graduation degree from a recognised and accredited university.

  • Candidates failing to meet the eligibility criteria of ATMA 2018 will not get admission.

  • Verification of candidates’ eligibility may be done at any point in time.


1. What is the eligibility criterion for ATMA?

  • In order to be eligible for ATMA, candidates should have done their Graduation from a recognised university scoring at least 50%  marks.

  • Final year students may also apply for ATMA.

2. Is there any age restriction to appear for the exam?

No, there is no age restriction to appear for the exam.

3. Is it necessary to show graduation proof at the time of admission?

Yes, at the time of admission, it is mandatory for all candidates to show the proof of graduation (done from a recognised Insitute/University).

4. To become eligible for the exam, what are the minimum marks required?

Candidates must obtain at least 50% in their final year graduation exam to become eligible for the exam.

5. Can final year graduates appear for the test?

Yes, final year students can take ATMA.

6. I have previously applied for ATMA exam, am I eligible to apply for the exam again?

Yes, aspirants who have previously applied for ATMA exam can apply for the exam again.

7. I have no working experience, am I eligible for the exam?

No, ATMA exam does not require any work experience. 

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