IPMAT Exam Pattern

The IPMAT selection procedure is threefold. The first step is an aptitude test conducted by IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak separately.

The second and third step is the PI (Personal Interview).

Students who aspire to get into the 5-year Integrated Programme in Management have to appear and qualify in these tests, based on which a student is offered admission into the IPM Programme.

Candidates will be selected based on their overall performance in the Aptitude Test, and Personal Interview.

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IPMAT 2023 IPMAT Exam Pattern

This section of the article will provide the candidate with an overview of the IPMAT exam pattern including the allotted time, the 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 2023 will be 120 minutes i.e. 2 hours

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

  • IPMAT 2023 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 Indore

IPMAT 2023 for IPM Indore will majorly be divided into two sections

  • Verbal Aptitude

  • The quantitative aptitude section will further be divided into two sub-sections. An MCQ section and a short answer section.

Test Pattern

SECTION

NO. OF QUESTIONS

DURATION

Quantitative Ability (MCQs)

30

40 minutes

Quantitative Ability (SA)

15

40 minutes

Verbal Ability

45

40 minutes

Marking scheme

  • 4 marks for a correct answer. (Both MCQs and SA questions)

  • -1 mark for the wrong answer. (MCQs)

  • 0 mark for unattempted questions. (For both MCQs and SA questions)

Final section-wise weightage

This exam has a 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

35

15

45

Topic-wise Syllabus

Verbal Ability

Quantitative 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
  • Logical Consistency
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Number System
  • Averages & Percentages
  • Roots, Indices, Surds
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Profit & Loss
  • Algebraic Formulae
  • Linear & Quadratic Equations
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Partnership
  • Mixtures & Alligations
  • Time, Speed & Distance
  • Work Related Problems
  • Pipes & Cisterns
  • Geometry: Lines, Angles & Triangles,
  • Polygons, Circles & Mensuration
  • Permutations, Combinations, Probability,
  • Matrices & Determinants
  • Functions
  • Logarithm

IPMAT Rohtak

IPMAT can be categorized into 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.

Test Pattern

Section

Number of Questions

Time (in minutes)

Quantitative Ability

40

120 marks

Logical Reasoning

40

Verbal Ability

40

Total

120

Marking Scheme

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

  • For every correct answer, 4 marks are awarded,

  • For every incorrect answer, 1 mark is withdrawn.

Exam syllabus

Stage 1:

As part of the selection procedure, candidates will have to undergo the 'Aptitude Test' by IIM Rohtak which will test their 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, the Personal Interview (PI) round. 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

45

Personal Interview (PI)

15

Past Academics (10th and 12th)

40 (20% each)

The intake of the students into the IIM Rohtak IPM Program is 150 with the reservation criterion according to the Government of India rules.

Section-wise Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude

Logical Reasoning

Verbal Ability

  • Number System
  • Averages & Percentages
  • Roots, Indices, Surds
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Profit & Loss
  • Algebraic Formulae
  • Linear & Quadratic Equations
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Partnership
  • Mixtures & Alligations
  • Time, Speed & Distance
  • Work Related Problems
  • Pipes & Cisterns
  • Geometry: Lines, Angles & Triangles,
  • Polygons, Circles & Mensuration
  • Permutations, Combinations, Probability,
  • Matrices & Determinants
  • Functions
  • Logarithm
  • Inferences & Judgments
  • Logical Sequence Series
  • Coding
  • Arrangements
  • Cubes and Dices
  • Blood Relations
  • Input & Output
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Binary Logic
  • Syllogism
  • Statements and Conclusions
  • Statements and Assumptions
  • Probably True or False
  • Strong and Weak Arguments
  • Course of Action
  • Assertions and Reasons
  • Critical Reasoning
  • 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
  • Logical Consistency
  • Deductive Reasoning

This is the detailed IPMAT Exam Pattern & Syllabus for the IPMAT exam 2023. To know more about these exams as well as JIPMAT, follow these links:

IPMAT Indore

IPMT Rohtak

JIPMAT

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