UGAT 2021: Updates, Application, Dates, Syllabus, Eligibility & Admit Card

Have you passed 12th standard? Do you want to pursue a job oriented management course after 12th? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, we will have in-depth analysis of UGAT 2021 exam.

UGAT 2021

This post contains all the important details that you need to know about UGAT. Here, readers will find the following details – UGAT 2021 schedule, dates, application process, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, fees, admit card, result, counseling process and admission process.

 

Come, let us take a quick look at the test-overview:

Name of the entrance exam:UGAT (Under Graduate Aptitude Test)
Conducted by:AIMA (All India Management Association)
Mode of application:Online & Offline
Level:National
Frequency:Conducted once in a year
Purpose:Admission into UG programs (BBA, BCA, Integrated MBA, BHM etc)
Mode of examination:Offline (Paper Based Test)
Medium (language) of examination:English
Duration:2 hours (3 hours for BHM)
Number of questions:130
Marking scheme:
Negative marking scheme:No
Nature of questions asked:MCQs

 

UGAT is a national level entrance exam. It is a management entrance test. The main aim of this test is to facilitate admission of eligible candidates into B-schools for UG level programs such as – IMBA, BBA, BHM, BCA etc.

 

12th passed students who are interested in management education will benefit from UGAT. This post has been crafted keeping their needs in mind!

 

Our UGAT guide consists of 6 sections. Let us find out what each section deals with –

  • Section 1: UGAT 2021 schedule
  • Section 2: Eligibility criteria
  • Section 3: Application process
  • Section 4: Syllabus and exam pattern
  • Section 5: Admit card
  • Section 6: Post-exam activities (result, answer key, counseling and admission)

 

Let us check out section 1 –

 

UGAT 2021 Schedule & Important Dates

EventDate
Application process to start on1st week of January, 2021
Last date to apply1st week of May, 2021
Admit card to be issued on1st or 2nd week of May, 2021
Date of examination2nd week of May, 2021
Result to be declared on4th week of May, 2021
Counseling process to start from1st or 2nd week of June, 2021

 

12th pass candidates may apply for UGAT. Am I eligible to apply for this test, some of you may ask. Come, let us take a closer look at the list of requirements (that you must fulfill) –

 

UGAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

In order to be considered eligible to appear for UGAT, one must fulfill certain conditions. These conditions are both academic and non-academic in nature. Academic conditions consist of aspects such as – educational qualification and minimum aggregate marks required. On the other hand, non-academic qualifications consist of aspects such as – age limit and nationality.

 

Let us check out these aspects one by one. Here we go –

 

Educational qualification

  • Minimum educational qualification required is – completed 12th standard or equivalent from a recognized board (state, CBSE, ICSE etc).
  • Candidates appearing for 12th board final exam are also eligible to appear for this test. However, they must be able to provide proof of passing 12th board during counseling or admission process.

 

I hope that you can figure out whether you are eligible for UGAT or not after going through the above section! Come, let us check out what the application process is like –

 

UGAT 2021 Application Process

Are you all set to apply for this test? If yes, here are important dates related to the exam –

EventDate
Application process to start on1st week of January, 2021
Last date to apply1st week of May, 2021
Admit card to be issued on1st or 2nd week of May, 2021

 

Interested candidates may obtain UGAT application form online or offline. Online application form can be obtained from the official website of AIMA. Offline application form can be obtained from listed institutes of AIMA, New Delhi. Offline application form can be purchased by paying 650 INR.

 

How to apply for UGAT, some of you may ask. Here’s the step by step online registration process –

 

Step by step online registration process

  1. Visit apps.aima.in.
  2. Click on ‘Fresh candidate login’.
  3. Enter necessary details (name, email id, contact number etc).
  4. Click on ‘Submit’. You will get a confirmation message via email.
  5. Access apps.aima.in and click on ‘already logged in candidate click here to complete process’ section.
  6. Fill up the application form by entering personal and academic details.
  7. Upload scanned images of passport size photo and signature specimen (of the candidate).
  8. Make payment. Candidates may pay application fee through credit/debit cards or net banking. They may even pay offline through Demand Draft drawn in favor of AIMA, New Delhi.
  9. View the final application form.
  10. Take printout for further use/reference.

 

Candidates applying through Demand Draft may take printout of the application form (along with the DD) to the following address before the deadline –

 

Manager – UGAT, AIMA, 15, Link Road, Lajpat Nagar, Part 3, New Delhi 110024

 

Application fee

  • UGAT application fee is 650 INR.
  • Candidates may obtain offline UGAT application form by paying 650 INR from listed institutes.
  • Candidates may pay application fee online through credit/debit cards or net banking.
  • Candidates may pay application fee offline through DD drawn in favor of AIMA, New Delhi.

 

Documents required

Candidates are advised to keep the following documents ready while filling up UGAT application form –

  • Academic certificates
  • Demand Draft (if paying offline)
  • Scanned image of your passport size photograph
  • Scanned image of your signature specimen

 

Guidelines for scanned images

DocumentFormatSize
PhotographJPG/JPEGShouldn’t exceed 50KB
SignatureJPG/JPEGShouldn’t exceed 50KB

 

Let us check out section 4 now –

 

UGAT 2021 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

UGAT exam is conducted to facilitate admission into multiple UG level courses – BBA, IMBA, BHM, BCA, B.Sc. etc. Syllabus may vary from one course to another.

 

For courses like IMBA, BBA, BCA etc, the syllabus consists of the following main subjects –

  • English language
  • General Knowledge
  • Numerical and data analysis
  • Reasoning and general intelligence

 

When it comes to BHM course, the syllabus contains the following main subjects –

  • English language
  • General Knowledge
  • Numerical and data analysis
  • Reasoning and general intelligence
  • Service aptitude
  • Scientific aptitude

 

Let us take a closer look at subject-wise syllabus:

 

Syllabus

  • English language: Synonyms, antonyms, idioms, sentence completion and correction, fill in the blanks, verbal reasoning, analogies etc.
  • General knowledge: Current affairs, history, geography, culture, economy, business, politics, famous personalities etc.
  • Numerical and data analysis: Average, profit and loss, time, speed, distance, number system, geometry, ratio and proportion, work and time etc.
  • Reasoning and general intelligence: Series, calendars, conclusions, arrangement, pie chart, visual reasoning, critical reasoning, numeric grid etc.

 

Marks distribution

SubjectNo of questionsMarks
English language40
General knowledge30
Numerical and data analysis30
Reasoning and general intelligence30
Service aptitude (BHM paper only)25
Scientific aptitude (BHM paper only)25

 

Let us check out the exam pattern now –

 

Exam pattern

Mode of examination:Offline (Paper Based Test)
Medium (language) of examination:English
Duration:2 hours (3 hours for BHM)
Number of questions:130
Marking scheme:
Negative marking scheme:No
Nature of questions asked:MCQs

 

Let us check out section 5 now –

 

UGAT 2021 Admit Card

UGAT admit card contains the following details –

  • Name of the candidate
  • Roll number
  • Date and time of exam
  • Exam center
  • General instructions
  • And more…

 

Candidates may download their admit card by following these steps –

  • Visit the official website of AIMA.
  • Login using your credentials.
  • Once admit card has been issued, you will find the download link.
  • Download your admit card.
  • Take printout for further use/reference.

 

Candidates are supposed to bring their admit card to the exam center. Without admit card, they won’t be allowed to enter the exam hall.

 

UGAT 2021 Result

AIMA is known to release UGAT result online. Candidates may check UGAT result by visiting official website of AIMA. Follow these steps to check your result –

  1. Visit the official website of AIMA.
  2. Once UGAT result is declared, you will find ‘result’ link on the website. Click on it.
  3. Enter your roll number and requested information.
  4. Click the submit button.
  5. Your result will be displayed on screen.
  6. Take printout for further use or reference.

 

UGAT 2021 Counseling & Admission Process

After result declaration, institutes will announce cutoff marks. Based on the cutoff limit set by an institute, candidates may know whether they are eligible to admission in that college or not! If you are eligible, you may take part in the counseling process conducted by that college.

 

Counseling process usually consists of the following activities –

  • Registration
  • Seat allotment
  • Document verification
  • Payment of fee
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