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 WAT (Written Ability Test) and the PI (Personal Interview) respectively. 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 IPM Programme. Candidates will be selected based on their overall performance in the Aptitude Test, Written Ability Test, and Personal Interview.

IPMAT Exam Pattern 2022

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

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IPMAT 2022 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 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 into two sections

  • Verbal Aptitude

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

IPMAT Exam Pattern




Quantitative Ability (MCQs)


40 minutes

Quantitative Ability (SA)


40 minutes

Verbal Ability


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 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




IPMAT Indore 2022 Topic-wise Syllabus



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 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.

IPM Rohtak 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.

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


No. of Questions

Time Duration

Quantitative Aptitude


40 minutes

Logical Reasoning


40 minutes

Verbal Ability


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 for the Personal Interview (PI) round.

  • Personal Interview (PI): Those candidates who qualify for 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:


Weightage (%)

Aptitude Test Score


Written Ability Test (WAT)


IPMAT Rohtak 2022 Section-wise 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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