IPMAT Exam Pattern

The IPMAT selection procedure is three fold. The first step is the aptitude test conducted by IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak separately. The second and third step is the WAT (Written Ability Test) and the PI (Personal Interview) Students who aspire to get into the 5 year Integrated Programme in Management have to appear and qualify in these 3 tests, based on which a student is offered admission into the IPMAT Programme. Candidates will be selected based on their overall performance in the aptitude test, written ability test, and personal interview.

IPMAT 2022 IPMAT Exam Pattern

To make it through any exam it is paramount to understand the exam pattern first. For any student who aspires to clear IPMAT 2022, it is mandatory to be aware of the IPMAT 2022 exam pattern. IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak have prescribed the syllabus and IPMAT 2022 exam pattern.

IPMAT 2022 IPMAT Exam Pattern

This section of the article will provide the candidate with an overview of IPMAT 2022 exam pattern including the allotted time, number of questions asked the marking scheme, etc.

  • IPMAT is a computer based test hence, will be conducted in online mode.

  • The duration of IPMAT 2022 will be 120 minutes i.e. 2 hours

  • The exam will have three sections. For each section 40 minutes will be allotted

  • IPMAT 2022 marking scheme-

  • For each correct answer 4 marks will be awarded

  • For each incorrect answer 1 mark will be deducted

  • However, For  the quantitative- aptitude SA section there won’t be any negative marking.

  • If any question is left unanswered, marks will neither be awarded nor deducted.

IPMAT Exam Section: Indore

IPMAT 2022 will majorly be divided in two sections

  • Verbal Aptitude

  • Quantitative aptitude

  • Quantitative aptitude section will further be divided in two sub-sections. An MCQ section and a short answer section.

Paper Pattern

SECTION

NO. OF QUESTIONS

DURATION

Quantitative Ability (MCQs)

40

40 minutes

Quantitative Ability (SA)

20

40 minutes

Verbal Ability

40

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:

Section

Weightage

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)

Section-wise division of questions

Major Sections

Quantitative Ability(QA)

Quantitative Ability(QA)

Verbal Ability(VA)

Type of Questions

Multiple-choice questions

Short answers

Multiple-choice questions

No. of Questions

40

20

40

IPMAT Indore 2022 Topic-wise Syllabus

Section

Topics

Verbal ability

  • Paragraph Completion

  • Word Usage

  • Para Jumble

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Fill in the Blanks and Grammar, etc.

Quantitative ability

  • Distance, Time and Work

  • Geometry, Mensuration

  • Percentage, Profit and Loss

  • Set Theory

  • Number System

  • Data Interpretation

  • Time, Speed, etc.

IPMAT Exam pattern: Rohtak

IPMAT can be categorized in three sections. Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning and Verbal Ability. Each section contains 40 questions. Making it a total of 120 questions. The exam is in MCQ format.

IPM Rohtak Marking Scheme:

  • Like any other exam IPMAT Rohtak also follows a marking scheme.

  • For every correct answer 4 marks are awareded,

  • For every incorrect answer 1 mark is withdrawn.

IPMAT Exam syllabus: Rohtak

Stage 1:

As part of the selection procedure, candidates will have to undergo the 'Aptitude Test' by IIM Rohtak which will test the Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, and Proficiency in English of the candidate. The questions will be multiple choice questions with 4 marks for every right answer and a negative marking of -1 for every wrong answer. The online Aptitude Test will be held in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Ghaziabad, Gurugram, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Noida, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Thiruvananthapuram, Varanasi and Visakhapatnam.

IPM Aptitude Test Structure

Section

No. of Questions

Time Duration

Quantitative Aptitude

40

40 minutes

Logical Reasoning

40

40 minutes

Verbal Ability

40

40 minutes

Stage 2:

  • Candidates who are shortlisted will proceed to the second stage, i.e., Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) will be conducted in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, and Kolkata (liable to change).

  • Written Aptitude Test (WAT): WAT is a 30-minutes duration test where-in candidates are required to write an essay on the topic given for WAT. The candidate's language ability, coherence, organization, and the ideas and arguments expressed will be assessed to examine the candidate's essay. This test is conducted for only those candidates who are shortlisted the Personal Interview (PI) round.

  • Personal Interview (PI): Those candidates who qualify the Aptitude Test round will be eligible for the Personal Interview. This is administered by the admissions committee.

The final Merit List will be generated based on the composite score as mentioned below:

Component

Weightage (%)

Aptitude Test Score

60

Written Ability Test (WAT)

20

IPMAT Rohtak 2022 Section-wise Syllabus 

Section

Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number System

  • Averages & Percentages

  • Roots, Indices, Surds

  • Simple & Compound Interest

  • Profit & Loss

  • Algebraic Formulae

  • Linear & Quadratic Equations

  • Ratio & Proportion

  • Partnership

  • Mixtures & Alligations, etc.

Logical Reasoning

  • Coding

  • Arrangements

  • Cubes and Dices

  • Blood Relations

  • Input & Output

  • Statements and Assumptions

  • Probably True or False

  • Strong and Weak Arguments

  • Course of Action

  • Assertions and Reasons

  • Critical Reasoning, etc.

Verbal Ability

  • Etymology & Roots

  • Idioms & Phrases

  • Analogies

  • Antonyms-Synonyms

  • Foreign Words

  • Noun & Pronoun Errors

  • Subject-Verb Agreement

  • Prepositions and Conjunctions

  • Tenses, Modifiers & Parallelism

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Inference based passages

  • Syllogisms, etc.

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