ATMA Exam

ATMA Exam

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The Test contains Questions on three abilities or skills.  These are:
Analytical Reasoning Skills
Quantitative Skills and
Verbal Skills

Analytical Reasoning Skills
The Questions on Analytical Skills examine the logical thinking abilities of a candidate.  Do remember that a particular Question is less important than the reasoning task you are asked to perform.  No specialized knowledge of any particular field is required for answering the questions, and no knowledge of the terminology and conventions of formal logic is presumed. In the Questions on Analytical Skills you need to analyse the situations on which each Question is based and then select the answer choice that is most appropriate response to the question. Each set of Questions or group of Questions is based on a passage or set of conditions.  In answering some of the Questions, it may be useful to draw a rough diagram.  For each Question, select the best answer from the choices given, Darken the corresponding oval in the answer sheet.

 Topic No. of Questions Level of Difficulty Arrangement 20 Medium Selection Criteria 5 Easy Traditional 16 Easy Verbal Reasoning 18 Medium

Order of questions:

1-30:   Logic

31-60:  Quant
61-90:   Verbal
91-120:   Quant
121-150: Logic
151-180: Verbal

Quantitative Skills
The ATMA Quantitative Skills Questions measure your ability to reason Quantitatively, solve Quantitative problems, and interpret graphic data. Types of multiple – choice Questions include: Problem-Solving Data Sufficiency Problem – Solving and Data Sufficiency Questions require basic knowledge of: Arithmetic Elementary algebra Commonly known concepts of Geometry For each Question in Quantitative Skills sections, select the correct or the best of the answer choices numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4) and darken the oval corresponding to your choice in the answer sheet. Number: All numbers are real numbers. Figures:  Position of points, angles, regions, etc., can be assumed to be positive. Lines drawn as straight can be assumed to be straight. Figures that accompany questions are intended to provide information useful in answering the questions. However, unless it is stated, a specific figure is not drawn to scale; the diagrams and figures are drawn as accurately as possible; you should solve these problems NOT by estimating sizes by sight or by measurement, but using your knowledge of mathematics.

 Topics No. of questions Level of difficulty Time and Work 4 Easy Time,Speed and distance 5 Easy Simple and compound Interest 2 Medium Profit-loss and Partnership 1 Difficult Percentage 5 Medium Ratio and proportions 2 Medium Algebra 5 Easy Permutations and combinations 2 Easy Probability 2 Medium Geometry and Mensuration 2 Medium

Cutoff for JBIMS  – 130/180

Verbal Skills
The ATMA Verbal Skills sections measure your ability to read and comprehend written material in English language, to reason and evaluate arguments, and to correct written material to conform standard written English.  Because the Verbal sections include reading sections from different context areas, you may be generally familiar with some of the material, however, neither the written passages nor the questions assume detailed knowledge of the topics discussed. Types of Multiple Choice questions used in Verbal sections include: Reading comprehension Sentence Correction Word meaning – antonyms, synonyms, analogies – your ability to recognize relationships among words and concepts, parallel relationships, etc. Sentence completions – your ability to recognize words or phrases that both logically and stylistically complete the meaning of a sentence. In brief, the questions in Verbal Skills sections test your recognition of correct grammatical usage, vocabulary, and familiarities with words, your understanding and comprehension of the language (English) while reading and your ability to write clearly and briefly.

 Topic of RC No. ofQuestions Difficulty Level RC 1 8 Easy RC 2 5 Medium RC 3 5 Medium RC 4 10 Easy Synonyms 2 Easy Antonyms 9 Easy Sentence Corr 8 Easy Fill in the Blanks 6 Medium Jumbled Para 7 Medium

The test
Contains 170 Questions spread over Six Sections. Each Section is timed separately. Total time of the Test is 3 hours. The questions cover Analytical Reasoning Skills, Quantitative Skills, and Verbal skills

 Section Area Questions AllottedTime 1 Analytical Reasoning 30 30 2 Verbal 30 30 3 Quantitative 30 30 4 Verbal 30 30 5 Analytical Reasoning 30 30 6 Quantitative 30 30 Total 180 180