AIMA-UGAT 2021 Registration till June 12 , Syllabus, Exam Pattern |

UGAT is a standardized test being administered by AIMA annually to screen the candidates for various UG programs such as IMBA, BBA, BCA, BHM, B.Com, etc. It is a national level entrance test. UGAT scores will be accepted by various colleges, institutions, and universities of India for providing admission. In addition, candidates are provided individual scorecard, which can be produced to any institute.


Conducting Body All India Management Association (AIMA)
Mode of UGAT 2020 Test Pen Paper Based
Official Website
Duration of Exam 2 Hours
Eligibility Must pass 10+2 or equivalent exam from recognized board
Courses Offered BBA, BCA, Integrated MBA, BHM, B. Com etc.

AIMA UGAT 2021 Schedule

Amid the Coronavirus pandemic and countrywide lockdown, the AIMA UGAT 2021 Exam schedule has been revised by the All India Management Association (AIMA). The authority has announced the revised date for the application process and exam due to the current situation prevailing across the country. AIMA UGAT 2021 Applications are invited in both online and offline modes by the AIMA. The online registration of UGAT 2021 has been extended till June 12. The AIMA UGAT is the graduate-level entrance examination and this is completely known as the All India Management Association Under Graduate Admission Test.s.

Here are the complete scheduled mentioned below:

Event  Date
Availability of online application form 1st Jan 2021
Last Date for registration 12th June 2021
Last Date for registration (Online Payment)

12th June 2021

Availability of Admit card 14th June 2021
Date of Examination 19th June  2021 (BBA & BHM)
Declaration of Result last week of June 2021
Counseling Starts Last week of June 2021

AIMA UGAT 2021 Admit Card

Those candidates who have successfully submitted their application forms will be able to get the admit card for the entrance exam. The Admit card for AIMA UGAT 2021 is expected to be released on the 12th of June 2021. The admit card will be available for the eligible students online on the official website of AIMA UGAT. Check Exam Pattern
Candidates can download their admit card through online mode only. Admit card contains the candidate’s name, Form No, Roll No, Test Date, and Test Venue Address.The admit card is a mandatory object for the entrance exam. Check Syllabus

Step to download admit card:

Here is the process to download the admit card of AIMA UGAT 2021:

Here are the Steps:

1- Visit the official website
2- Use your UGAT Registration Form Number to access the admit card
3- Take a print out of the admit card
4- Once the admit card has been downloaded, the candidate needs to affix two photographs similar to that uploaded in application form attested by any Gazetted Officer or Head of the Institute / College (where the candidate is/was studying)

Details Mentioned in AIMA UGAT Admit Card

1- Name and DOB of Candidate
2- AIMA Exam Center
3- Registration Number
4- Category 
5- Candidate’s Photograph and Signature
6- Contact Details like address, mobile no.
7- Exam Date and time
8- Instructions Related to exam

Discrepancy in AIMA UGAT Admit Card 2021:

In case there is any discrepancy in the details mentioned on MAT February Admit Card, the candidate should immediately contact the concerned authorities for a solution. If you do not alert the authorities before the examination, you might have to face a problem on the exam day.

You can contact the concerned authorities in the following cases:

1- If your name is misspelled in AIMA MAT Admit Card
2- If your PwD/DA status is incorrect in MAT hall ticket
3- If a different test city is allotted rather than the one filled during MAT Registration
4- If your photograph is not visible on admit card
5- If you are unable to download admit card despite successful registration

Documents to carry with AIMA UGAT Admit Card 2020:

AIMA UGAT Admit is an important document throughout the admission process. Along with the admit card, you need to carry the below mentioned documents :

1- Valid Id proof (photocopy + original)
2- Those who have changed their name, must carry a poof for the same
3- Caste Certificate (for reserved candidates)
4- Passport sized photograph

For photo identity proof, below mentioned documents can be considered :

1- PAN card
2- Driving license
3- Aadhaar card
4- Passport
5- Voter ID card

Instructions on AIMA UGAT Admit Card 2021

Admit card is not just limited to the exam day. It is required throughout the different admission stages. The instructions mentioned on AIMA UGAT Admit Card need to be adhered by each candidate. The instructions mentioned are :

1- Candidate must not spoil or mutilate AIMA UGAT Admit Card
2- Candidate must not change any details made therein. For any changes in the information given on the admit card, contact the authority
3- Do not carry any wrong item or any other document except admit card at the exam center
4- Any altered, mutilated or invalid admit card will lead to the cancellation of the candidate’s candidature

Items not allowed inside the exam hall 

1- Mobile Phone, Bag, Handbag, Water Bottle, Papers, notes, books, calculator, electronic gadgets, correction marker, white fluid, etc.
2- It is clarified that, there shall be no arrangements at the test Centre for keeping the aforesaid items. If any item is lost, the Test Centre or AIMA will not be responsible for such loss. Candidates are, therefore, advised either not to carry the aforementioned items to the test centre or to make their own arrangements for keeping such items in safe custody at their sole risk. Any candidate found using or to be in possession of such unauthorized material or indulging in copying or adopting unfair means is liable to be summarily disqualified.
3- After the test is over, you have to hand over both the question booklet and the answer sheet to the invigilator. DO NOT carry the question booklet or any part thereof outside the examination hall. Doing so is a punishable offence.

AIMA UGAT 2021 Syllabus

Students are advised to go through each and every topic of the syllabus for clearing the examination with better marks. The paper is divided into 4 sections i.e. English Language, Numerical & Data Analysis, Reasoning & General Intelligence, and General Knowledge.

The following table shows AIMA UGAT 2021 Syllabus with all the important topics:

English Language

Numerical & Data Analysis

Reasoning & General Intelligence

General Knowledge 

Verbal Reasoning

Sentence completion

Fill In The Blanks

One word substitution

Contextual usage


Sentence correction




Jumbled paragraphs


Number system



Ratios and Proportion

Work and time



Profit & Loss

Quadratic and linear equations


Coding & Decoding

Visual reasoning

Pie Chart & Puzzles

Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments

Multi-dimensional arrangements


Family tree

Numeric grid

Blood Relations

Critical Reasoning


Statement Conclusions

Government and Politics

Famous Personalities





Static GK

Current affairs

AIMA UGAT 2021 Exam Pattern

For the better preparation of the examination, students are advised to check AIMA UGAT 2021 exam-pattern carefully. The exam will be conducted only paper mode  
AIMA UGAT 2021 comprises of multiple choice questions.

1- For IMBA, BBA, BCA etc, duration of exam will be 2 hours and for BHM, it is 3 hours. 
2- For wrong answer, no marks will be deducted.
3- For IMBA, BBA, BCA etc, the syllabus will be comprised of English Language, Numerical & Data Analysis, Reasoning & General Intelligence and General Knowledge.
4- For BHM, the examination syllabus will be comprised of English Language, Numerical & Data Analysis, Reasoning & General Intelligence and General Knowledge, Service Aptitude and Scientific Aptitude.

The following table shows the detailed AIMA UGAT 2020 Exam Pattern:

Mode of Exam Paper-based test (PBT)
Duration  Two hours and three hours for the BHM course.
Exam Timing 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Type of Questions Objective type 
Negative Marking Yes

Mark distribution:

Section No. of Questions Applicable
English Language 40 For all
Reasoning and General Intelligence 30 For all
Numerical and Data Analysis 30 For all
General Knowledge 30 For all
Scientific Aptitude 25 For BHM
Service Aptitude 25 Foe BHM
Total 180  

Note: The question paper of UGAT 2020 is same, however, only below mentioned sections will be considered for admissions to IMBA, BBA, and BCA course. Therefore, the exam pattern for the courses is as under 

UGAT Exam Pattern 2021 for IMBA, BBA, and BCA courses

Sections  Questions
English Language 40
Numerical and Data Analytics 30
Reasoning and Intelligence 30
General knowledge 30
Total 130

 Also Read:

UGAT 2021 Result UGAT 2021 Syllabus
UGAT 2021 Counselling UGAT 2021 Admit Card

AIMA UGAT 2021 Cut-Off

After the declaration of the result, institutions accepting the UGAT score will release their cut off. Those students who have cleared the cut off marks will be shortlisted for the further selection process. The selection process is comprised of Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds. 
On the basis of the cut off marks, the merit list will be prepared. Students will be ranked in the merit list on the basis of their cut off marks. Cut off marks is decided on some of the following factors which are as below:

1- Number of candidates appeared in the exam
2- Number of seats for allotment
3- Reservation Norms
4- Previous year Admission trend
5- Last year cut off
6- Difficulty level of the exam.

AIMA UGAT 2021 Application Form

AIMA UGAT 2021 registration process has been started. All India Management Association has begun the registration process of AIMA UGAT 2021.It is available in both form i.e. online and offline.Candidates can submit the application form in both offline and online modes. Last date to apply for UGAT 2021 is June 12, 2021.

Steps to Apply:

1: Click on the official website link.(Link given Below)
2: Register by giving personal details.
3: Login again to complete the application form.
4: Enter your personal, examination, communication and other required details
5- Pay the application fee through any of the following method:

  • Credit card
  • Debit card
  • Net banking

Note: The Application fee for Online and Offline form is Rs.650
For offline Registrations (Follow the same five steps as mentioned above)
6- Take the print of the application form
7- Attach the Demand Draft and send it along with the registration form at AIMA, Delhi

To Apply for AIMA UGAT, Click here


Offline mode

1- Purchase the application form from  AIMA affiliated institutes by making a cash payment of Rs 650.
2- The candidates can also get the UGAT application form through post by sending a DD of Rs. 650/- to AIMA drawn in favour of “All India Management Association” payable at New Delhi.

AIMA UGAT 2021 Counseling

AIMA will not conduct counseling after the AIMA UGAT 2021 Exam. Candidates have to attend counseling at various Management collages (only AIMA UGAT 2021 participating colleges). Candidates will be able to attend the counselling based on the mark obtained in the AIMA UGAT 2021 Exam.
Shortlisted candidates have to participate in the counselling process organized by different institutions. The selection process consists of a round of personal interview and group discussion.

Documents to be carried to the counseling are:

1- 10th and 12th Mark-sheet 
2- School Leaving/ Transfer Certificate
3- Migration Certificate
4- Admit Card of UGAT 2021
5- Id for verification of age
6- Category Certificate (if applicable)
7- Caste certificate (if applicable)
8- Income certificate for SC/ ST/ OBC
9- Four passport size photographs similar to the one uploaded at the time of filling the application form
10- Self-attested photocopies of all the documents

AIMA UGAT 2021 Counselling

1- After receiving the scorecard, candidates can apply for the counselling process that happens in various colleges that admit the candidates through the AIMA UGAT 2021 Exam.
2- Based on the marks obtained candidate will be called by collages into various courses. Or candidates can apply for counselling directly to any college (If satisfying the cut-off set by the college).
3- Students should be present at the time of counselling in the allotted location and time.
4- If candidates are not present during the counselling, then they will not be eligible to get admission.
5- Various colleges follow various methods of counselling.
6- Candidates should get all those details before they go for the counselling from the college website.

Sl. No. MI Code Institute Name City State Website
1 5301 GITAM Institute of Management Vishakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh
2 7802 NERIM Group of Institutions Guwahati Assam
3 4903 Kalinga University Dist. Raipur Chattisgarh
4 4904 ITM University New Raipur Chattisgarh
5 4909 OP Jindal University, School of Management Raigarh Chattisgarh
6 1108 ATM-Global Business School New Delhi Delhi
7 1103 International Management Centre New Delhi Delhi
8 1101 Jagannath Institute of Management Sciences New Delhi Delhi
9 1175 New Delhi Institute of Management New Delhi Delhi
10 4031 Goa College of Hospitality & Culinary Education Dona Paula Goa
11 4026 Dnyanprassarak Mandal's College and Research Centre Mapusa Goa
12 4023 Rosary College of Commerce & Arts Salcete Goa
13 1033 VM Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education Salcete Goa
14 4022 MES College of Arts & Commerce Zuarinagar Goa
15 3804 Ahmedabad University Ahmedabad Gujrat
16 3811 GLS School of Management, GLS University Ahmedabad Gujrat
17 3809 Indus Institute of Management Studies Ahmedabad Gujrat
18 3810 L.J. Institute of Management Studies Ahmedabad Gujrat
19 3807 Unitedworld School of Business, Karnavati University Gandhinagar Gujrat
20 3906 ITM Vocational University Vadodara Gujrat
21 3904 Auro University of Hospitality & Management Surat Gujrat
22 1203 ATM Global Business College (P) ITI Faridabad Haryana
23 1201 Ansal University Gurugram  Haryana
24 1213 BML Munjal University Gurugram Haryana
25 1209 IILM University Gurugram Haryana
26 1208 Jagannath University Jhajjar Haryana
27 1302 O. P. Jindal Global University Sonipat Haryana
28 1303 School of Management, World University of Design Sonipat Haryana
29 1704 APG (Alakh Prakash Goyal) Shimla University Shimla  Himachal Pradesh
30 1901 Department of Management Studies, University of Kashmir Srinagar Jammu & Kashmir
31 5659 AIMS Institutes Bengaluru Karnataka
32 5650 Alliance University Bengaluru Karnataka
33 5601 IFIM College Bengaluru Karnataka
34 5605 International School of Management Excellence Bengaluru Karnataka
35 5603 ISBR College Bengaluru Karnataka
36 5686 Presidency University Bengaluru Karnataka
37 5606 REVA University Bengaluru Karnataka
38 4552 Daly College Business School Indore Madhya Pradesh
39 4553 Daly College of Business Management Indore Madhya Pradesh
40 4012 Universal Business School Mumbai Maharashtra
41 7567 Birla Global University Bhubaneswar Odisha
42 7566 KIIT School of Management, Kalinga Deemed to be University Bhubaneswar Odisha
43 1410 GNA University Phagwara Punjab
44 1402 Lovely Professional University Phagwara Punjab
45 3055 Jagannath University Jaipur Rajasthan
46 3057 Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women's University Jaipur Rajasthan
47 3008 Manipal University Jaipur Rajasthan
48 3001 Dr. K N Modi University Niwai Rajasthan
49 6401 Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences Coimbatore Tamil Nadu
50 5006 National Institute of Tourism & Hospitality Management Hyderabad Telangana
51 5004 ROOTS Collegium Hyderabad Telangana
52 1107 University of Petroleum & Energy Studies Dehradun  Uttarakhand
53 2063 HR Institute of Science & Technology Gaziabad Uttar Pradesh
54 2010 Indirapuram Institute of Higher Studies Gaziabad Uttar Pradesh
55 2013 Sharda University Greater Noida Uttar Pradesh
56 2504 Master School of Management Meerut Uttar Pradesh
57 2015 Asian School of Business Noida  Uttar Pradesh
58 7104 ABS Academy of Science, Technology & Management Durgapur West Bengal
59 7059 Institute of Management Study Kolkata West Bengal

AIMA UGAT 2021 Result

AIMA UGAT 2021 exam will be held on June, 2021. AIMA UGAT 2021 results will be declared on the official website.

How to see the Result?

Step 1- Go to the official website AIMA.
Step 2- On the website menu bar, select the “Testing Services”.
Step 3- Select the AIMA UGAT 2020 Result option.
Step 4- Click on the UGAT Result tab.
Step 5- Enter Roll No and Form No.
Step 6- Click on the Submit and view the result

Tie-breaking criteria

1- Candidates having higher percentage of marks in qualifying examination will be ranked higher in order of merit
2- If the marks are same, then the candidates obtaining higher percentage of marks in the exam shall rank higher in order of merit
3- If both the above-mentioned criteria are also same, then the candidates with senior age shall rank higher in the merit list.

AIMA UGAT 2021 Answer Key

Answer key for AIMA UGAT 2021 will be released a few days after the exam. All India Management Association will release the answer key on its official website. You can follow the under given steps to access the answer key-

1- Log onto the official website of All India Management Association.
2- Click on the ANSWER KEY 2021 option available under the results option.
3- Select the course for which you want to see the answer key.
4- Answer key will appear on the screen in a PDF format. Download and save for future reference.
Apart from AIMA, the coaching institutes offering guidance and exam analysis might offer analysis. You can refer to the answer keys offered by several other coaching institutes.

AIMA UGAT 2021 Merit List

Allotment of all the courses after the exam is done on the basis of AIMA UGAT 2020 merit list is prepared by All India Management Association. Here are a few factors which influence the Merit list prepared by the authority holders. Here are few factors affecting AIMA UGAT 2021 Merit List-

  • Number of students that will appear for the entrance test.
  • Marks scored by the candidates.
  • Difficulty level of examination
  • Cut-off trends in previous years 
  • Intake of candidates in every course in the university. 
  • Reservation of seats according to the university reservation policy.
  • AIMA UGAT 2021 Normalisation of Scores
  • Normalisation of scores is a process for ensuring that the students are either not much advantage or disadvantage for the exam that they will be going for.
  • Normalisation of score is done through the following formula-(Marks scored by the candidate/Marks of the highest scorer) X Maximum Marks

AIMA UGAT 2021 Answer Key

UGAT Answer Key 2021 will be announced on the official website. UGAT (Under Graduate Aptitude Test) written test is a national level entrance examination. The UGAT examination is conducted by the AIMA (All India Management Association). In yearly once the UGAT entrance examination will be conducted. The UGAT (or) UGAT AIMA examination passed candidates can get the admission in the Integrated MBA (IMBA), BBA, BCA, BHM, B.Com, and other UG courses. The UGAT (Under Graduate Aptitude Test) exam appeared candidates who are passed in UGAT examinations, they can get the UGAT scorecard. The UGAT Scorecard can be accepted in various colleges, institutions, and universities. And the candidates can offer the admissions in the all over India.
UGAT Answer Key 2021 (or) AIMA UGAT Answer Key 2021 can be published in the official website. The UGAT (Under Graduate Aptitude Test) exam appeared candidates are eagerly waiting for the answer key of UGAT 2021. After the AIMA Under Graduate Aptitude Test written exam (or) online test completion, the 2021 UGAT answer key (or) solution paper will be announced. The AIMA UGAT answer key 2021 cannot be published in the offline mode (mail or post) to the online (or) written exam appeared candidates. An answer key of UGAT 2021 will be officially published in a PDF format only. Finally, the AIMA UGAT (Under Graduate Aptitude Test) exam appeared candidates can download the AIMA UGAT Answer Key 2021 in a website.

How to Download the answer Key:

Step 1- Go to the official website of AIMA
Step 2- Click on the Answer Key link
Step 3- Chose your related Set.
Step 4- Click on the link and download the answer key PDF file

Step to make an objection

Step 1- An Applicant has to go through the official website.
Step 2- Then enter their registration number and password.
Step 3- After login, fill the complaint form
Step 4- The Applicant has to mention the problem in the answer key.
Step 5- After that click on the submit button.

Students have to fill their details-

These details are mandatory for the challenge the Answer key:
1- Applicant's name
2- Roll number
3- Paper code
4- Questions number
5- Send answer with supporting documents
6- Applicant registration number

AIMA UGAT 2021 Eligibility

1- The minimum qualification is 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board. Students appearing/appeared in 10+2 can also apply.
2- There is no age limit is prescribed to apply for UGAT But the candidate must be 17 or above while appearing for the exam.


Q:  How many times a year AIMA UGAT is conducted?
A:  AIMA UGAT is conducted once a year usually during the month of May.

Q:  What is the exam mode of UGAT?
A:  The AIMA UGAT exam is conducted only in offline mode i.e. paper-based.

Q:  Can I get the admit card in offline mode?
A:  The candidates can get the admit card in online mode only through the official website of AIMA. No hard copy of the admit card will be sent through post or any other medium.

Q:  Is there any age limit for AIMA UGAT?
A:  There is no age limit to appear for AIMA UGAT. But, the candidate must be 17 years or above and must fulfill the eligibility criteria.

Q:  Is there negative marking in UGAT?
A:  Yes, for each incorrect answer 0.25 marks will be deducted.

Q:  What is the nature of UGAT?
A:  AIMA UGAT is an objective type exam designed to measure the candidate's general aptitude and technical skills.

Q:  What is the validity of the UGAT score?
A:  Validity of the UGAT score is for that particular session for most Management Institutes.

Q:  Is there any application fee relaxation for reserved category candidates?
A:  No, the application fee for every category candidate is the same i.e. Rs. 650/-.

Q:  How do I check the cut off for AIMA UGAT?
A:  Steps to check the UGAT cut off:

1- Go to the official website of AIMA
2- Click on the AIMA UGAT cut off link
3- Enter the enrolled number.
4- And the date of birth.
5- Click here to the submit button.
6- Check here the Cut off Marks.

Q:  How many institutes accept UGAT score?
A:  A total of 60 prominent institutes in India accept the UGAT score. To get the list you may visit the AIMA official website.

Q:  Which states are the exam centres for AIMA UGAT?
A:  States that are the exam centre for AIMA UGAT are:

1- Assam
2- Chandigarh 
3- Chattisgarh 
4- Delhi 
5- Goa 
6- Gujarat
7- Jammu & Kashmir
8- Jharkhand 
9- Karnataka 
10- Madhya Pradesh
11- Maharashtra 
12- Odisha 
13- Rajasthan
14- Tamil Nadu
15- Telangana 
16- Uttar Pradesh 
17- Uttarakhand 
18- West Bengal

Q:  What is the expected cut off for AIMA UGAT?
A:  Cut off for AIMA UGAT varies from institution to institution. Cut off will be released after the result is out, and normally falls between 80 - 90 for top institutions.

Q:  What are the best books I can prepare for UGAT?
A:  Books that will help you clear AIMA UGAT are:

1- Objective General English by R.S.Aggarwal
2- Objective English for Competitive examinations by Hari Mohan Prasad and Uma Rani Sinha.3- Quantitative Aptitude by R.S.Aggarwal
4- Numerical ability and Quantitative by P.K.Mittal
5- A modern approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal reasoning by R.S.Aggarwal
6- A modern approach to logical reasoning by S.Chand
7- General knowledge and General awareness by Ravi Chopra
8- Advanced Objective general knowledge by R.S.Aggarwal
9- General knowledge by Manohar Pandey

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