Integrated Programme in Management (IPM), Indore

In 2011, IIM Indore became the first IIM to introduce the 5 year Integrated Programme in Management. The IPM Programme comprises of a 3 year undergraduate and a 2 year post graduate education. The IPM is a great opportunity for those students who have completed their 10+2 education and want to get into management studies right away.

IPM Indore Admission Cirteria:

All candidates have to fulfill the below mentioned criteria to qualify for admission into the 5 year IPM Program in IIM Indore:

  • Qualifying Exam: All candidates who have completed their higher secondary education (10+2) or equivalent exam from schools across India in 2017, 2018or appearing in 2019 are eligible to give the IPM Exam.
  • Age: All candidates who are born on or after August 1, 1999 are eligible to appear for the IPM Exam with a provision for age relaxation of up-to 5 years for candidates from SC, ST, and PwD category.
  • Minimum marks: General candidates should have a minimum percentage of 60% and candidates from SC, ST, and PwD should have a minimum percentage of 55% in their 10+2 or equivalent exam.

IPM Indore Selection Procedure:

Students who aspire to get into the 5 year Integrated Programme in Management have to appear and qualify in 3 tests, based on which a student is offered admission into the IPM Programme. Candidates will be selected on the basis of their overall performance in the aptitude test, written ability test, and personal interview.

Stage 1:

As part of the selection procedure, candidates will have to undergo the 'Aptitude Test' by IIM Indore which will test the Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, and Proficiency in English of the candidate.

The candidates have to obtain minimum qualifying marks as per the cut off that is prepared by IIM Indore to move on to the next stage. Those candidates who qualify for this test are allowed to appear for Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI).

The questions will be multiple choice questions with 4 marks for every right answer and a negative marking of -1 for every wrong answer.

IPM Aptitude Test Structure

Section No. of Questions
Quantitative Aptitude 60
Verbal Ability 40

Stage 2:

Candidates who are shortlisted will proceed to the second stage, i.e., Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI).

  • 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.
  • Personal Interview (PI): Those candidates who qualify the Aptitude Test round will be eligible for the Personal Interview. The interview judges the students' level of confidence, communication skills, general awareness, persuasion skills and knowledge. This is administered by the admissions committee.

IPM Indore Student Intake

IIM Indore admits about 120 students to its IPM programme every year.

Category wise distribution/reservation of seats:

Category Percentage % of reserved seats
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
NC-OBC 27%
Person with disabilities (PwD) 05%
Economically weaker sections (EWS) 04%

IPM Indore Fees

  • Indian candidates: The fees for IPM programme at IIM Indore is INR 4,00,000/- per annum for the first three years.
  • International candidates: The fees for IPM programme at IIM Indore is INR 6,00,000/- per annum for the first three years.
  • The programme fee for the 4th and 5th year will be as per the prevailing fees of IIM Indore's PGP programme.

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