How to Prepare for IPMAT Indore 2020 and IPMAT Rohtak 2020

The key to cracking any exam lies in- knowing the paper pattern, syllabus for the paper and the right strategy for attempting the paper. Knowing these three parameters will help you clear the cut-off and secure a seat in your dream college. In this article you will discover how to prepare for IPMAT Indore 2020 and how to prepare for IPMAT Rohtak 2020 and secure yourself a seat in an IIM right after class 12!

Before Starting with How to prepare for IPMAT 2020, it is imperative to know what PMAT is all about. Lets us look at the IPMAT paper pattern which will itself be the key to- How to prepare for IPMAT 2020.

IIM Indore IPM- IPMAT Indore 2020 Paper Pattern:

Section Total Question Time Duration
Quantitative Ability(MCQ) 40 40 minutes
Quantitative Ability(SA) 20 40 minutes
Verbal Ability 40 40 minutes

Each question carries 4 marks. There is negative marking of 1 mark for each incorrect answer except for Quantitative Ability (SA) Section. SA* stands for- Short Answers. For detailed IPMAT Indore syllabus click here.

IIM Rohtak IPM- IPMAT Rohtak 2020 Paper Pattern:

Section Total Question Time Duration
Quantitative Ability(MCQ) 40 40 minutes
Logical Reasoning 20 40 minutes
Verbal Ability 40 40 minutes

Each question carries 4 marks. There is negative marking of 1 mark for each incorrect answer. For detailed IPMAT Rohtak syllabus click here.

Having analyzed the paper pattern and syllabus for both IPMAT Indore 2020 and IPMAT Rohtak 2020, it can be said that both paper are concept driven and with IPM Indore laying more weightage to Quantitative Ability. IPM Indore gives 60% weightage to QA in IPMAT Indore while IPM Rohtak has equal weightage for all 3 sections.

How to Prepare for IPMAT 2020

Read below to find various tips on how to prepare for IPMAT 2020

The Basics: Cover the basic concepts of Maths and Grammar from class 6 to class 10, revise them regularly and practice questions based on these concepts. Also cover the class 11 and 12 Maths.

Practice Chapter by Chapter: Practice easy to medium level of difficulty questions chapter by chapter. And master each topic that you feel can be your strengths.

Schedule your IPMAT Preparation: Set 1-2 hour daily for your IPMAT preparation. With focus being on- daily Maths practice, 1-2 RC passages, Grammar and Vocab. Set 1 day a week for mocks, sectional test and topic tests. If you are appearing for IPMAT Rohtak, then try and solve 1-2 puzzles or LR sets daily backed by regular topic tests and sectional tests.

Mental Calculations: learning to do calculations mentally will help you save time and solve questions faster.

Write Mocks: IPMAT 2020 is an exam that tests you on both- subject knowledge and time management skills. Writing mocks will help you manage your time and will also condition you to the final day paper and conditions. Schedule both IPMAT Indore and IPMAT Rohtak mocks atleast once in every 10 days.

Analyze each mock: This is a very important step in your preparation. Ensure that you spend atleast 3-4 hours qualitatively analyzing each mock that you write. Reattempt the paper before looking at solutions. Analyse your strengths and weaknesses. This will help you realize the types of questions that you should probably leave or how you can solve them correctly and bridge the gap in your preparation and the IPMAT cut-off.

Don’t delay your preparation: Do not wait for your boards to finish to kickstart your IPMAT preparation. Dive into IPMAT preparation right away so that during your boards you can keep IPMAT studies aside with no worries. Also don’t wait to cover your IPMAT syllabus before you start taking mocks. Attempt mocks and sectional tests regularly to keep your strategy and preparation on track and know how well you perform with respect to your competitors.

Important Links/ Articles for IPMAT Preparation:

IPMAT 2020 Notification/ IPMAT 2020 Application Process
IPM AT Syllabus- IPM Indore and IPM Rohtak Entrance Exam Syllabus.
IPM Eligibility
IPMAT Coaching Classes
IPMAT Test Series, IPMAT Mocks
Colleges Accepting IPMAT Score

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