Courses like BBA, MBA, BHM are very popular and common in today’s youth. Due to this, all the entrances related to such admissions are not very easy, but not too difficult. Numerous entrance exams in India offer admissions in these courses. One of those popular exams is UGAT.

Under Graduate Aptitude Test (UGAT) is an entrance exam conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA). This entrance exam is applicable for the UGAT admission into integrated BBA, MBA, BHM, and other courses. This exam is competitive and is expected to remain competitive in 2022 as well. But, many students are still in the dilemma that, “Is coaching necessary for cracking the UGAT exam?”

With this article, we have mentioned that whether coaching is necessary for cracking the UGAT exam or not. But before heading towards that thing, here are the details of the UGAT 2022 exam.


About UGAT 2022

Full-FormUnder Graduate Aptitude Test
Exam Duration3 hours for BHM, or 2 hours for others
Total Number of Questions Asked180 for BHM, or 130 for others
Total Marks180 for BHM, or 130 for others
Types of QuestionsObjective-Type
Mode of ExaminationPaper-based or Online-based
Marking Scheme+1 marks for each right answer. No negative marking
Medium of ExamEnglish, or Hindi
Total Sections4
Application FeeINR 650 (General)

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for this exam are as follows:

  • The applicant should be a citizen of India.
  • Candidates who have cleared the 10th and 12th-grade studies from a recognized board or university are eligible for this exam.
  • No minimum qualification marks are necessary for becoming eligible for this examination.
  • Candidates studying in 12th grade can also apply for the entrance exam.
  • Candidates should not be less than 17 years of age at the time of admission.

UGAT 2022 Exam Pattern

  • For IMBA, BCA, and BBA
SubjectsNumber of Questions
English Language40
Numerical and Data Analysis30
Reasoning and Intelligence30
General Knowledge30
  • For BHM course
SubjectsNumber of Questions
English Language40
Numerical and Data Analysis30
Reasoning and Intelligence30
General Knowledge30
Service Aptitude25
Scientific Aptitude25

The exam pattern of this exam is important as it helps an individual to have a better preparation strategy for the same. Now, let’s head towards solving the dilemma that whether coaching for this exam or not.


Is Coaching necessary for cracking the UGAT exam?

It is very difficult to conclude that whether coaching is important for the UGAT AIMA exam or not. It is so because the intelligence level of every student is different. This decision is quite a personal thing that a candidate has to take at the time of the preparation. Now, to make it simple for every candidate, here we have answered this question in two aspects, first, when coaching should be adopted and second, when it should be avoided.

Who needs Coaching?

  • Candidates who are below average and want to go for coaching should head towards this. We all know that where we stand and whether we can make up things without coaching or not.
  • Candidates who cannot do self-study at home and wants a specific place for better attention.
  • Candidates who do not have concept clarity and want to start from the starting.
  • Candidates who can afford expenses for top-class coaching for the preparation of this exam.

When to avoid coaching?

  • Candidates who are good at studies and can have a better concentration with self-study at home.
  • Candidates who do not want to spend excessive money on the top-class coaching
  • Candidates who do not have time for visiting the coaching center every day for preparing for this exam.
  • Candidates who possess concept clarity and require revision only.

Is the UGAT exam tough?

No, the level of this exam is not difficult. By looking at the trend of this examination, the level of the examination remains Easy-Moderate every year. For cracking this examination, a candidate just needs to have concept clarity, better revision, and a good preparation strategy. Candidates need to have 2 months of preparation for cracking UGAT BBA or other course examinations in the first attempt. 

How to Crack UGAT in the first attempt?

As we have mentioned above, the level of this exam is not really difficult. It is easy to crack this examination if you have a good preparation strategy. To clear this examination, it is important to have concept clarity and attempt mock tests. Mock tests play an important role in preparing for any entrance exam. This will help you to know the exam pattern and have good speed and accuracy.

Any candidate can purchase mock tests from any institute at a nominal amount. Even you can purchase mock tests books or previous year papers books or preparation books for gaining concept clarity & accuracy.



AIMA UGAT 2022 is going to be a competitive exam. But this examination is not very difficult to crack. If you are thinking that whether you want to coach for its preparation or not, then do an introspection. It is so because taking coaching or not is a personal decision that only the aspiring candidate can take. Therefore, follow the above-listed points and evaluate if you want coaching or not.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

More Articles on UGAT:

0 0 votes
Article Rating
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments