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What is ATMA ? <p>AIMS Test for Management Admissions, which is one of the six national level tests, along with CAT, CMAT, GMAT, MAT and XAT, recognized by AICTE and Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. Launched in 2000, ATMA is a credible, comprehensive and single window test for admission to different post-graduate management programmes.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

Around what date the results of ATMA can be expected ? <p>Around&nbsp;10th&nbsp;March.</p>

How does a candidate make the registration fee payment? <p>The following three options are available for remitting the fee.</p> <ul> <li>Online using Debit/Credit Card through (</li> <li>Through Net / Bank transfer to AIMS Beneficiary:&nbsp;Association of Indian Management Schools.</li> <li>Cash / DD in favour of &quot;Association of Indian Management Schools&quot; payable at&nbsp;Hyderabad&nbsp;through notified Fee Collection / Distribution Centers. (</li> </ul>

Will the results be available online ? <p>Yes,&nbsp;on&nbsp;<strong>ATMA</strong>&nbsp;website&nbsp;:-(</p>

What is the Registration Start & End date ? <p>The&nbsp;registration&nbsp;form&nbsp;Start&nbsp;in&nbsp;the&nbsp;fisrt&nbsp;week&nbsp;of&nbsp;January&nbsp;&amp;&nbsp;can&nbsp;be&nbsp;submitted&nbsp;during&nbsp;the&nbsp;month&nbsp;of&nbsp;February.</p>

What does the score card contain? <p>The Score card of each individual candidate contains Name, Roll No, Address, Mobile No., Scores and percentiles for each subject the total score along with the percentile.</p>

What is the amount of Registration fee and is it refundable if the test is not given by the candidate for any reason? <ul> <li>The registration fee is Rs.1100/- (Rupees One Thousand One Hundred only). &nbsp;</li> <li>The fee once remitted will not be refunded under any circumstance.</li> </ul>

What is the role of AIMS/ATMA in the selection process ? <p>AIMS will only send the ATMA scores to the five selected Institutes. Based on the individual institutes selection criteria, they consider ATMA Scores and the performance of the candidate in the selection criteria, for admission purpose.</p>

Is there any concession in fee for SC/ST ? <p>No.&nbsp;There&nbsp;is&nbsp;no&nbsp;concession&nbsp;in&nbsp;fee&nbsp;for&nbsp;any&nbsp;category&nbsp;of&nbsp;students.</p>

Is a hard copy of the score card sent to the candidate ? <p>No. Every candidate is expected to download his/her score card within a maximum of two months from the date of announcement on the website.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

Is registration necessary after making payment ? <p>Yes.&nbsp;Without&nbsp;registration,&nbsp;one&nbsp;will&nbsp;not&nbsp;get&nbsp;the&nbsp;password&nbsp;allotted,&nbsp;nor&nbsp;can&nbsp;the&nbsp;roll&nbsp;no&nbsp;be&nbsp;generated.</p>

Can a candidate get additional institutes reported of his/her scores ? <p>Yes. Scores can be sent to Institutes other than the ones already opted on payment of Rs.100/- per Institute payable through DD in favour of &quot;Association of Indian Management Schools&quot; payable at Hyderabad.</p>

What are the details required to be filled in at the time of payment ? <p>Full&nbsp;Name&nbsp;as&nbsp;entered&nbsp;in&nbsp;your&nbsp;10th&nbsp;class&nbsp;certificate,&nbsp;correct&nbsp;Email&nbsp;ID,&nbsp;Mobile&nbsp;no.&nbsp;and&nbsp;Date&nbsp;of&nbsp;Birth.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

Will requests for duplicate score cards be entertained after the period of two months from the date of announcement of results? <p>No. No request for duplicate score cards will be entertained afterwards. One should print-out the score card using his password within the stipulated time.</p>

Is it necessary to provide cell no. and email ID at the time of payment and also registration ? <p>Yes.&nbsp;A&nbsp;candidate&nbsp;should&nbsp;provide&nbsp;his/her&nbsp;cell&nbsp;no.&nbsp;and&nbsp;valid&nbsp;email&nbsp;ID&nbsp;for&nbsp;all&nbsp;future&nbsp;communications.</p> <p><strong>Required details to be filled in at the time of registration:-</strong><br /> Personal Identification No (PID) (received after making the payment), Name of the Candidate, Address for communication, State / Union Territory you belong to, City, Pincode, Email ID, Confirm Email ID, Date of Birth, Gender, Landline no., Mobile No., Preferred Test City: Choice 1 &amp; 2 (from the drop-down list), Qualification details, Post qualification experience, Choice code of Institutes for reporting ATMA Scores (from the Participating Institutes list on the website:</p>

Is any student support facility available at ATMA Head Quarters or ATMA Pune office ? <p>Most of the questions are already answered above and incase there is any further need, a candidate can send an email to&nbsp;;which will be answered within a day. No telephone calls will be entertained.</p>

Is a print-out of the registration of the application required ? <p>After completion of all the required data and selecting&nbsp;<strong>Click here to register for ATMA exam</strong>, a candidate is required to take a print-out for showing at the time of the test.<br /> <strong>Admit Card</strong><br /> A candidate is require to download his/her admit card from 01/08/2013. Candidates will not be allowed to appear for the test without the admit card, on which two copies of the recent passport size photos will have to be affixed.</p>

Are the ATMA Scores comparable with those of other similar tests ? <p>Although all are national level tests. since the actual questions set by each national test differ from the other, marks are not exactly comparable.</p>

What are the test centres? <p><strong>ATMA</strong>&nbsp;is&nbsp;expected&nbsp;to&nbsp;be&nbsp;conducted&nbsp;in&nbsp;<strong>6</strong>&nbsp;cities:<br /> 1.&nbsp;Bhubaneshwar&nbsp;2.&nbsp;Hyderabad&nbsp;3.&nbsp;Mumbai&nbsp;4.&nbsp;Nagpur&nbsp;5.&nbsp;Pune&nbsp;6.&nbsp;Raipur</p>

How does Atma’s approach differ from other educational NGOs ? <p>Atma&rsquo;s approach to educational development is different from that of any other organisation. We address the needs of education service providers at an organisational level, so that they can improve their offerings. That is why professional volunteers are so important. Beyond skills in education, we need expertise in marketing, HR, business and project management skills. Atma pairs the skills and motivations of each volunteer to a specific project with measureable outcomes, allowing for the best possible volunteer experience and the most significant impact.</p>

How many test centres can be chosen by a candidate ? <p>Two,&nbsp;in&nbsp;order&nbsp;of&nbsp;preference&nbsp;at&nbsp;the&nbsp;time&nbsp;of&nbsp;registration&nbsp;itself.</p>

Can a candidate request for change of test centre opted at a later stage? <p>In the normal circumstances, the centre of first preference will be allotted or alternatively the second choice in case of non-availability of sufficient systems or cancellation of the first centre, for any reason. Only in exceptional cases, a request for change of centre can be considered if the request is made on or before Last week of July.</p>

Can a candidate use his own computer and give the test? <p>No.&nbsp;One&nbsp;has&nbsp;to&nbsp;necessarily&nbsp;go&nbsp;to&nbsp;the&nbsp;test&nbsp;venue&nbsp;allotted&nbsp;and&nbsp;give&nbsp;the&nbsp;test.</p>

Is there any choice of Test Venue for the Candidate within a particular city ? <p>No.&nbsp;The&nbsp;allotment&nbsp;of&nbsp;Test&nbsp;Venues&nbsp;is&nbsp;done&nbsp;automatically&nbsp;by&nbsp;the&nbsp;system&nbsp;and&nbsp;no&nbsp;change&nbsp;is&nbsp;allowed.</p>

What is the advantage of selecting participating Institutes while doing the registration ? <p>ATMA scores will be sent to the five institutes selected from the List of Participating Institutes available on the website. The candidates can quote the PID no., and apply to the selected Institutes through the institutes application form to be obtained directly from the respective Institutes.</p>

Should a candidate send any documents any where ? <p>No.&nbsp;No&nbsp;documents,&nbsp;including&nbsp;registration&nbsp;form&nbsp;need&nbsp;to&nbsp;be&nbsp;sent&nbsp;to&nbsp;any&nbsp;office.</p>

Is any document to be preserved for future use by the candidate? <p>Yes. In addition to the registration print-out, the admit card portion meant for the candidate which is signed by the test supervisor, the email giving their PID no., and Password must be retained for future use.</p>

What is the eligibility criterion ? <p>Any&nbsp;graduate&nbsp;or&nbsp;students&nbsp;of&nbsp;final&nbsp;year&nbsp;in&nbsp;graduation,&nbsp;without&nbsp;any&nbsp;age&nbsp;restriction&nbsp;can&nbsp;appear&nbsp;for&nbsp;the&nbsp;test.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

What is the nature and structure of ATMA ? <p>The&nbsp;test&nbsp;contains&nbsp;<strong>180&nbsp;</strong>objective&nbsp;type&nbsp;questions&nbsp;spread&nbsp;over&nbsp;six&nbsp;sections&nbsp;to&nbsp;be&nbsp;answered&nbsp;over&nbsp;a&nbsp;period&nbsp;of&nbsp;three&nbsp;hours.&nbsp;</p> <p>The&nbsp;following&nbsp;table&nbsp;shows&nbsp;the&nbsp;structure&nbsp;of&nbsp;<strong>ATMA</strong>:-</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <table style="width:180px"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:180px"> <p>&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:180px"> <p>Section</p> </td> <td style="width:181px"> <p>Question-Context&nbsp;related&nbsp;to</p> </td> <td style="width:114px"> <p>No.&nbsp;Of&nbsp;Questions</p> </td> <td style="width:100px"> <p>Allotted&nbsp;Time&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:180px"> <p>I</p> </td> <td style="width:181px"> <p>Analytical&nbsp;Reasoning&nbsp;Skills</p> </td> <td style="width:114px"> <p>30</p> </td> <td style="width:100px"> <p>30&nbsp;Min</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:180px"> <p>II</p> </td> <td style="width:181px"> <p>Verbal&nbsp;Skills</p> </td> <td style="width:114px"> <p>30</p> </td> <td style="width:100px"> <p>30&nbsp;Min</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:180px"> <p>III</p> </td> <td style="width:181px"> <p>Quantitative&nbsp;Skills</p> </td> <td style="width:114px"> <p>30</p> </td> <td style="width:100px"> <p>30&nbsp;Min</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:180px"> <p>IV</p> </td> <td style="width:181px"> <p>Verbal&nbsp;Skills</p> </td> <td style="width:114px"> <p>30</p> </td> <td style="width:100px"> <p>30&nbsp;Min</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:180px"> <p>V</p> </td> <td style="width:181px"> <p>Analytical&nbsp;Reasoning&nbsp;Skills</p> </td> <td style="width:114px"> <p>30</p> </td> <td style="width:100px"> <p>30&nbsp;Min</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:180px"> <p>VI</p> </td> <td style="width:181px"> <p>Quantitative&nbsp;Skills</p> </td> <td style="width:114px"> <p>30</p> </td> <td style="width:100px"> <p>30&nbsp;Min</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:180px"> <p>&nbsp;</p> </td> <td style="width:181px"> <p>Total</p> </td> <td style="width:114px"> <p>180</p> </td> <td style="width:100px"> <p>180&nbsp;Min</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>&nbsp;</p>

How many multiple answers for each question will be provided ? <p>Each&nbsp;objective&nbsp;type&nbsp;question&nbsp;will&nbsp;have&nbsp;four&nbsp;answers.&nbsp;The&nbsp;candidate&nbsp;will&nbsp;have&nbsp;to&nbsp;click&nbsp;the&nbsp;answer&nbsp;which&nbsp;s/he&nbsp;thinks&nbsp;correct.</p>

How is a candidate awarded marks ? <p>Each correct answer receives one mark and there will be no marks for the question left unanswered. For each incorrect answer, a <strong>0.25 </strong>mark will be deducted from the marks obtained.</p>

What are the items allowed into the Test Venue?  <p>Except Ball point pen for signing in the Admit Card and in the attendance sheet, filled-in registration print-out, payment receipt and Photo Id. no other items will be allowed into the lab.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

Can Cell phones or calculators be allowed into the Test Venue? <p>No.&nbsp;Cell&nbsp;phones,&nbsp;even&nbsp;in&nbsp;switched-off&nbsp;mode&nbsp;and&nbsp;calculators&nbsp;or&nbsp;any&nbsp;gadgets&nbsp;are&nbsp;not&nbsp;allowed&nbsp;into&nbsp;the&nbsp;test&nbsp;venue.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

How does one do the rough calculations ? <p>Papers&nbsp;for&nbsp;rough&nbsp;work&nbsp;will&nbsp;be&nbsp;provided&nbsp;by&nbsp;the&nbsp;test&nbsp;venue,&nbsp;which&nbsp;should&nbsp;be&nbsp;submitted&nbsp;to&nbsp;the&nbsp;invigilator.</p>

Will there be any break during the test time? <p>No&nbsp;candidate&nbsp;will&nbsp;be&nbsp;allowed&nbsp;to&nbsp;move&nbsp;out&nbsp;of&nbsp;the&nbsp;testing&nbsp;lab&nbsp;and&nbsp;there&nbsp;will&nbsp;be&nbsp;no&nbsp;break&nbsp;in&nbsp;this&nbsp;period&nbsp;of&nbsp;3&nbsp;hrs.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

Is change of computer allowed during the examination? <p>No. A candidate cannot change his computer unless it is found to be non-operational for any reason. If a change is required it will be only done by the test coordinator.</p>

f there is discontinuity of the test on account of power failure or any reason, will the candidates be allowed additional time?  <p>Yes. On account of power failure or for any other reason, if there is a break in continuing the examination, the candidate(s) will be compensated by allowing additional time to the extent of the loss of time only.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

Are the ATMA scores comparable with other national level management entrance exams like CAT, MAT, XAT, SNAP etc ? <p>Since,&nbsp;the&nbsp;actual&nbsp;questions&nbsp;set&nbsp;by&nbsp;each&nbsp;national&nbsp;level&nbsp;exam&nbsp;varies&nbsp;from&nbsp;the&nbsp;other,&nbsp;marks&nbsp;cannot&nbsp;be&nbsp;comparable.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>