UGAT: Under Graduate Aptitude Test

UGAT is an Under Graduate Aptitude Test. UGAT is an entrance exam for BBA, BCA, B.COM, MBA which is conducted annually by AIMA (All India Management Association). Read the full article to know all the information related to UGAT. In this article, candidates can get detailed information about UGAT Exam, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, UGAT Syllabus, Important Dates, etc. Application Form for AIMA UGAT has been available in online mode from February 5, 2020

UGAT is a National Level Exam which is applicable All India. Candidates who want to take admission in BBA, BCA, Bcom, BHM & Integrated MBA Programme then they can take admission through UGAT. AIMA conducts UGAT. Under AIMA there are top 62 top colleges including Management colleges, Science colleges and Universities, in which you can take admission for BBA, BCA, B.Com, BHM and Integrated MBA Programmes. These top 62 colleges and universities accept UGAT Score Card. Candidates can take admission in those colleges by simply presenting their UGAT Score Card. Those colleges don’t take direct admissions. 

AIMA announced the new date for Under Graduate Aptitude Test (UGAT). In their official notification, the announced to postpone the exam was taken due to guidelines that have been lockdown by the government. The online UGAT 2020 Registration has been extended till 7th June, 2020 and the UGAT 2020 exam has been postponed.

New Date for UGAT 2020

UGAT Event 2020

New Announced Date
End Date to Registration (Payment By DD) 5th June 2020
Last date of UGAT 2020 online Registration 7th June 2020
UGAT 2020 Admit Availability 9th June, 2020

AIMA UGAT 2020 Highlights

UGAT Registration 2020

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 a recognized board
Courses Offered BBA, BCA, Integrated MBA, BHM, B. Com etc.

AIMA UGAT 2020 Exam Dates

The following table shows the AIMA UGAT 2020 exam dates regarding various events conducted:

Event Date (Released)
Availability of online application form February 5, 2020 (Released)
Last Date for online registration May 1, 2020 New Date – 7th June 2020
Availability of Admit card May 2 2020 New Date – 9th June, 2020
Date of Examination Postponed 
Declaration of Result First week of June 2020

Eligibility for UGAT

Students must ensure that they check AIMA UGAT 2020 eligibility criteria before applying for the entrance exam. If the application submitted by candidates, did not match the eligibility criteria will be rejected by the officials. The eligibility criteria of AIMA UGAT 2020 are as below:

  • Students must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with at least 50% marks from a recognized board.
  • Those students who are appearing for the 10+2 examination waiting for their result are also eligible to apply
  • Candidates should be at least 17 years of age while appearing for the UGAT exam.

If you want to appear for UGAT then you must have to pass 10+2 from a recognized board. Students appearing in 10+2 can also apply. Check AIMA UGAT Eligibility

UGAT Mode of Exam:

UGAT exam is conducted both Online and Offline mode. You can opt while filing the form. If you are comfortable with online mode then select online and if you are comfortable with offline mode then select offline mode. UGAT conducts once in a year by AIMA.

AIMA UGAT 2020 Exam Centers

Candidates can apply for this exam who is appearing for 12th because the exam is conducted before the 12th results. Then you can apply for top colleges once the UGAT result is declared.

While filing the form candidate has to choose the top five colleges out of total colleges in which they are interested to take admission. On that basis, candidates will get admission in any of the five colleges. UGAT scorecard will be applicable in those colleges and universities and candidates will get admission according to their ranking. Check LIST OF PARTICIPATING INSTITUTES / COLLEGES

The following table shows the list of the AIMA UGAT 2020 test cities: –

Test Cities
Tirupati Bengaluru
Guwahati Mumbai
Chandigarh Aizawl
Delhi/ NCR Bhubaneswar
Goa Jaipur
Ahmedabad Chennai
Surat Hyderabad
Vadodara Greater Noida
Jammu Lucknow
Srinagar Dehradun
Ranchi Kolkata

UGAT Exam Pattern

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

For IMBA, BCA, BBA etc.

Section No. of Questions
English Language 40
Numerical and Data Analysis 30
Reasoning and General Intelligence 30
General Knowledge 30
Total 130


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

UGAT Syllabus

It’s a 12th level exam. Candidate can appear for this exam on the basis of their 12th knowledge. A little bit of hard work is needed to crack this exam.

The following table shows the AIMA UGAT 2020 Syllabus with all the important topics: –

Section Topics
English Language Verbal Reasoning
Sentence completion
Fill in the Blanks
One-word substitution
Contextual usage
Sentence correction
Different usage of the same word
Jumbled paragraphs
Foreign language words used in English
Numerical & Data Analysis Geometry, (Lines, angles, Spheres, Triangles, Rectangles, Cone Cube, etc)
Number system
Ratios and Proportion
Work and time
Profit & Loss
In-equations Quadratic and linear equations
Geometric Progression
Partnership (Accounts)
Reasoning & General Intelligence Coding & Decoding
Visual reasoning
Pie Chart
Strong Arguments and Weak Arguments
Multi-dimensional arrangements
Course of Action
Graphs representing Area
Family tree
Numeric grid
Blood Relations
Critical Reasoning
Statement Conclusions
Column graphs
General Knowledge Government and Politics
Famous Personalities
Static GK
Current affairs

AIMA UGAT 2020 Result

Students can check their AIMA UGAT 2020 Results in the first week of June 2020 through online mode only. Authority will also send the separate copy of scorecard along with the photograph by post to the registered mailing address of the candidates.

Following are the steps to download the AIMA UGAT 2020 Result:

  • Visit the official website of AIMA (All India Management Association). 
  • Click on the “Testing Services” on the AIMA website menu bar.
  • A drop-down list will be opened, click on the AIMA UGAT 2020 Result option.
  • Students will be redirected to another page.
  • Click on the UGAT Result tab.
  • Enter Roll No and Form No.
  • Click on the Submit button.

After clicking on the Submit button, the result will be displayed on the screen. Now, candidates can download the result or even take the printout of the result for future reference.

Tie-breaking criteria

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

AIMA UGAT 2020 Cut off

After the declaration of the UGAT result, various management institutions, colleges and universities accepting UGAT will release their cut off. Those candidates who have selected more than the cut off marks will be shortlisted for the further selection process. The selection process is comprised of Personal Interview rounds and Group Discussion.

Merit list will be prepared on the basis of the cut off marks. On the basis of their cut off marks, candidates will be ranked in the merit list. Cut off marks is decided on some of the following basis which is as below:

  • Number of candidates appeared in the exam
  • Number of seats for allotment
  • Reservation Norms
  • Last year cut off
  • The difficulty level of the exam.
  • Previous year Admission trend

AIMA UGAT 2020 Counselling

After clearing the UGAT entrance examination, students have to participate in the counselling process organized by various institutions, colleges and universities. Candidates must be physically present at the time of counselling otherwise seats will be allocated to another candidate. Applicants have to bring the following list of documents at the time of counselling for verification.

  1. 10th and 12th Mark-sheet of the qualifying examination
  2. School Leaving/ Transfer Certificate
  3. Migration Certificate
  4. Admit Card of UGAT 2020
  5. Category Certificate (if applicable)
  6. Class X pass certificate for verification of age
  7. Evidence of appearing in qualifying exams, in case the result is awaited.
  8. Caste certificate (if applicable)
  9. Income certificate for SC/ ST/ OBC
  10. Four passport size photos similar to the one uploaded at the time of filling the application form
  11. Self-attested photocopies of all the documents