IIM Indore, IIM Rohtak & Nirma University: IPM Syllabus

All about IPM

Integrated Program in Management or as commonly called IPM, is one a kind course of 5 year. Pioneered by IIM Indore in 2011 for the first time, the program – IPM, was sought after by thousands of students as it provided an early entry to the most sought after business schools of India- the IIMs. After successful completion and placements of various batches of IPM at IIM Indore, IIM Rohtak followed suit by starting the same program in its campus in 2019. In 2019, Nirma University, Ahmadabad also started offering IPM program in their campus. One thing that each IPM candidate needs to be clear about is the IPM Syllabus.

IIM Indore and Nirma University accepts students for IPM through IPMAT conducted by IIM Indore. While, IIM Rohtak conducts its own IPMAT. In 2019 The IIM Indore IPMAT was conducted on 10th May 2019, and IPMAT Rohtak was conducted on 17th May 2019. Since both IPMAT Indore and IPMAT Rohtak have different paper pattern, we will discuss their IPM Exam pattern and IPM Syllabus separately.

IPMAT Indore – IPM Exam Pattern and Syllabus

IPMAT Indore 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. As you can see, the IPM Exam Pattern is quite straightforward. Let us move on to the IPM Syllabus so that you can start your preparation the right way.

IPMAT Indore - IPM Syllabus Section-wise:

As with any Entrance Exam, it is essential to have a good preparation strategy in place before the actual preparation can begin. One of the more important details in the IPM Preparation Strategy is the IPM Syllabus which is explained in detail below:

IPM Syllabus for Quantitative Ability

In total there are 60 questions of 240 marks. The QA topics covered in IPMAT in section 1 and section 2 are as follows:

  • 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,
  • Determinants
  • Vectors
  • Integration & Differentiation

IPM Syllabus for Verbal Ability for IPMAT Indore

VA section of IPMAT Indore consists of 40 Questions for 160 Marks. The topics covered in the VA section are as follows:

  • 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

IPMAT Rohtak Exam Pattern & Syllabus

IPMAT Rohtak Exam Pattern:

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

Each question carries 4 marks. There is negative marking of 1 mark for each incorrect answer.

IPMAT Rohtak - IPM Syllabus Section-wise:

The IIM Rohtak IPM exam is separate from the IPM IIM Indore. The IIM Rohtak IPM Exam follows a very similar Exam Pattern to the CAT Exam with a similar IPM Exam Syllabus as well.

IPM Syllabus for Quantitative Ability for IIM Rohtak IPM:

QA section of IPMAT Rohtak consists of 40 questions. The topics covered in this section are same as those in IPMAT Indore which are:

  • 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,
  • Determinants
  • Vectors
  • Integration & Differentiation

IPM Syllabus for Logical Reasoning for IIM Rohtak IPM:

Logical Reasoning or LR is not seen in IPMAT Indore but in IPMAT Rohtak it is an important section comprising 20 questions covering the following topics:

  • 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

IPM Syllabus for Verbal Ability for IIM Rohtak IPM:

VA section of IPMAT Rohtak consists of 40 questions covering the same topics as seen in VA section of IPMAT Indore. Note the following topics for IPMAT:

  • 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

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