ATMA 2019 Exam: Last minute tips and preparation strategy

ATMA 2019 exam is scheduled to be conducted on 23rd June 2019. With less time in hand, it is natural that as an exam aspirant you might be going through the last minute jitters. So here are  the ATMA last minute tips and preparation strategy that will help you ease out th pessure of cracking the exam with high percentile. It is good to aim high in the exam, however, letting this thought spoil your calm could worsen the situation on the D-day. So here are some last minute tips that you must read to let go the jitters on the ATMA exam day.

Read the ATMA exam last minute tips to excel in the exam in the upcoming attempt:

1. Keep aside hard copy of ATMA Admit Card

ATMA admit card is an important document, required to appear for the ATMA Entrance exam at the test centers. Take a print out of your ATMA admit card and double check the particulars mentioned on it. Check the address of your test centers along with the date and time on which you are supposed to reach the test center. Try to map the location of ATMA test center one or two days before the exam day. In case any incorrect information is mentioned on the ATMA admit card or any information is missing, contact the exam conducting body and seek clarification on it.

2. Revise Important Topics

Before the exam, it would be a good idea to take a final look at each and every important topic that could be asked in the exam. Brush up the topics so that you do not miss out on any questions that holds a probability of fetching you a high percentile. Here is a list of all the important topics for your reference:

S. No.

ATMA Exam Sections

ATMA Important topics


Analytical Reasoning

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


Verbal Skills

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


Quantitative Skills

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, and Series

3. Re-cap the ATMA exam Pattern

ATMA Exam Pattern is a signification aspect which will help you in managing time while attempting the ATMA exam. Take a final look at the exam pattern to strategically plan the sections that needs to be attempted first. Remember that there is negative marking in the exam, therefore, do not try to attempt all the questions in the exam otherwise you will invite the wrath of negative marking in your final scores.

Here is an overview of the exam pattern for you to remember before the D-day:

Exam pattern

Online Exam

Type of questions

Multiple choice questions (Objective type)

No. of questions


Time duration

3 hours (180 minutes)

Marks per question


Negative Marking

-0.25 mark per question

Exam language


No. of sections


4. Practice ATMA Mock Test/Sample Papers

One of the best ways to master the art of time management in the ATMA exam is to attempt mock test or sample papers before the D-day i.e. 23rd June 2019. It will gear you up for the attempting the exam with precision and would also boost your confidence to score a high percentile. Visit the official website of AIMS ATMA exam to attempt the ATMA Mock test.

Official Link of the ATMA Mock test:

5. Refer to ATMA previous year papers

ATMA previous year papers comprise questions from all the sections that will certainly make your preparation a cake walk. Aspirants should refer to the questions from previous year papers to ascertain that any previous year question in the exam or any question asked on the similar lines, if asked, must be attempted with ease. More over these papers serve as a recapping to what is expected in the upcoming attempt.

6. Time management is the key

While you study the entire syllabus and revise important topics, on the exam day, the most important consideration is to attempt all the sections with equal attention and not to miss out on any section of the exam. Here is a simple guideline on how much time you should reserve for each section.

Take a look at the time bifurcation mentioned below so that each section is served well in the exam:


Total Number of Questions

Time Duration

Analytical Reasoning Skills


30 min

Verbal Skills


30 min

Quantitative Skills


30 min

Verbal Skills


30 min

Analytical Reasoning Skills


30 min

Quantitative Skills


30 min



180 min.

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