Frequently Asked Questions

If you are unfamiliar with the IPM Program, it is only natural for you to have doubts about the Program. The FAQs given below should be sufficient to solve the basic doubts you may have about the IPM Program and the IPMAT Exam.

What is the duration of the programme?

IPM is a 5 year programme comprising 15 terms with each year having 3 terms of 3 months each. The first 3 Years are dedicated to the Undergraduate Management course (BBA) while the final 2 years are dedicated to the Masters Course (MBA).

What is the eligibility criteria for Domestic Applicants ?

  • General and NC-OBC Category : Minimum 60% in X and XII standards or equivalent examinations, Maximum 20 years of age as on July 31, 2022
  • SC, ST and DA Category : Minimum 55% in X and XII or equivalent examinations, Maximum 22 years of age as on July 31, 2022

What is the selection procedure for IPM?

The selection procedure involves two steps:

  • The candidates need to appear for the Aptitude Test conducted by IIM-Indore (or SAT for international applicants)
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for a round of WAT (Written Assessment Test) and Personal Interview.
What is the IPM course structure?

The syllabus of the first three years includes the subjects of the first three years include Social Sciences, Mathematics, Economics, Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, Humanities, Language and Sports. For the final two years, the IPM students join the PGP students and follow the PGP curriculum.

What is the structure of the IPMAT?

The format of the IPMAT Indore is as follows:

Section Number of Questions Time Duration (in minutes) 
QA (MCQ) 20 30
QA (SA) 10 30
VA (MCQ) 30 30

IPMAT Rohtak has a different exam pattern which is given below: 

Section Number of Questions Time Duration (in Minutes)
Quantitative Ability 40 120 Minutes
Logical Reasoning 40
Verbal Ability 40
What is the marking scheme of the IPMAT?

In IPMAT Indore and Rohtak, each correct answer by the candidate is awarded 4 marks. Every wrong answer brings a penalty of 1 mark. However, there is no negative marking for Short Answer questions(QA-SA).

Which degree is awarded to IPM pass outs?

The students are awarded Bachelors' degree (BBA) after the completion of the first 3 years and Post-Graduate Degree (MBA) after completing the final 2 years by IIM-Indore/IIM-Rohtak.