IPMAT Exam Pattern

This article mentions the Exam pattern of IPMAT 2019 and includes sections, section-wise syllabus, paper pattern, marking scheme, final section-wise weightage that is considered while giving final admissions.

In light of the current COVID-19 outbreak and the ongoing lockdown IIM Rohtak will be conducting the IPMAT on 21st May, 2020 from 10 AM to 12 PM.

The applicants will have the convenience to appear for the exam from their own home location via Interned Based Assessment system. Hence, they won’t be required to travel to any centers to appear for the exam.

IIM Rohtak will conduct a series of three mandatory mock tests. This will be practiced by the institute in order to make the students familiar with the exam process and will also help resolve any technical issue and errors. It is advised by IIM Rohtak to use the same device for the mock tests as well as the exam in order to avoid any kind of technical error or issues.

IPMAT Rohtak Mock Test Schedule




First Mock

15th May, 2020

4 PM

Second Mock

17th May, 2020

10 AM

Final Mock

19th May, 2020

10 AM

IPMAT (Final exam)

21st May, 2020

10 AM


  1. Quantitative Ability-Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  2. Quantitative Ability-Short Answer Questions (SA)
  3. Verbal Ability-MCQs




Quantitative Ability

  1. Number System
  2. Average
  3. Profit and Loss
  4. Algebra
  5. Time, Speed and Distance
  6. Percentages
  7. Series
  8. Ratio and Proportion
  9. Work and Time
  10. Geometry
  11. Mensuration
  12. Mixtures and Allegations
  13. Co-ordinate Geometry
  14. Inequalities
  15. Logarithmic
  16. Permutation & Combination
  17. Probability
  18. Matrices and Determinants
  19. Data Interpretation
  20. Logical Reasoning

Verbal Ability

  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Para Jumble
  3. Sentence Correction
  4. Paragraph Completion
  5. Vocabulary
  6. Fill in the blanks
  7. Word Usage
  8. Idioms/Phrases
  9. Phrase Replacement

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Paper Pattern




Quantitative Ability (MCQs)


40 minutes

Quantitative Ability (SA)


40 minutes

Verbal Ability


40 minutes

Marking scheme

4 marks for correct answer. (Both MCQs and SA questions)
-1 mark for wrong answer. (MCQs)
0 mark for unattempted question. (For both MCQs and SA questions)

Final section wise weightage

This exam has 50% weightage in the final admission. Section-wise breakup is below:



Quantitative Ability MCQ

30 * (Candidate’s Score – Minimum Score) / (Maximum Score – Minimum Score)

Quantitative Ability SA

35 * (Candidate’s Score – Minimum Score) / (Maximum Score – Minimum Score)

Verbal Ability

35 * (Candidate’s Score – Minimum Score) / (Maximum Score – Minimum Score)