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IPMAT Syllabus and Exam Pattern (Indore)

IPMAT Indore paper pattern

Section Total Question Time Duration
Quantitative Ability(MCQ) 30 40 minutes
Quantitative Ability(SA) 15 40 minutes
Verbal Ability 45 40 minutes

The IPMAT marking scheme has each question of 4 marks with a negative marking of 1 mark for each incorrect answer except for the Quantitative Ability (SA) Section. SA* stands for Short Answers.

IPMAT Indore Section-wise Syllabus

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:

IPMAT Syllabus for Quantitative Ability

IPMAT Syllabus for Verbal Ability

In total there are 60 questions of 240 marks.

VA section of IPMAT Indore consists of 40 Questions for 160 Marks.

  • 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

  • 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 Syllabus and Exam Pattern (Rohtak)

IPMAT Rohtak Paper Pattern

Section No. of Questions Time (in minutes)
Quantitative Ability 40 120 Minutes
Logical Reasoning 40
Verbal Ability 40
Verbal Ability 120

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

IPMAT Rohtak Section-wise Syllabus

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.

IPMAT Syllabus for Quantitative Ability

IPMAT Syllabus for Logical Reasoning

PMAT Syllabus for Verbal Ability

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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 vs JIPMAT

While IPMAT is conducted for IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak, JIPMAT is conducted for IIM Bodh Gaya and IIM Jammu. The National Testing Agency conducts the Joint Integrated Programme in Management Admission Test for admission into the five-year IPM program.

While JIPMAT2021 is easier as compared to IPMAT2021, it is predicted to be of the same difficulty level as the test gets more registrations.

JIPMAT Syllabus and Exam Pattern

JIPMAT Exam Pattern

Each right answer will result in 4 marks, and every wrong answer will result is a deduction of 1 mark.

Exam Type

Description

Duration

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Total 100 questions from Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, and Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

150 minutes

JIPMAT Section-wise Syllabus

The three sections in JIPMAT don’t differ much from the sections in IPMAT tests. Below is the section-wise breakdown of the syllabus.

JIPMAT Syllabus for Quantitative Ability (33 questions)

JIPMAT Syllabus for Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (33 questions)

JIPMAT Syllabus for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension  (33 questions)

Class 10 Mathematics

Simple Equations

Numbers

Percentage

Profit and Loss

HCF-LCM

Square Root and Cube Root

Geometry

Mixtures and Alligations

Time and Work

Time and Distance

Data Interpretation

Averages

Algebra

Simple Interest and Compound Interest

Assumptions

Seating Arrangement

Series

Statements

Bars & Line Graphs

Tables

Direction Sense

Family Tree

Coding-Decoding

Binary Logic

Proposition

Data Arrangement

Puzzles

Sets & Caselets

Syllogism

Pie Charts

Venn Diagram

Data Sufficiency

Data Structures

Clocks and Calendars

Blood Relations

Fill in the Blanks

Articles

Proper Usage of Words

Sentence Corrections

Synonyms

Antonyms

Reading Comprehension

Para Jumbles

Preposition

Error Spotting

Grammar

Vocabulary

IPMAT Syllabus Preparation Tips

Candidates find the IPMAT syllabus challenging and difficult while preparing for the exam. Check the important preparation tips for the IPMAT below.

  • Quantitative Ability is the toughest section, and you'll need a lot of practice to pass it. Firstly, solidify your understanding of each section's basic conceptual knowledge
  • Reading the newspaper daily will help you improve your reading skills, and sometimes about social topics.
  • Practicing the previous year's question papers is the most effective way to identify the weak areas and work on them.
  • Candidates must develop a reading habit and should make a proper self-study plan.

In the above article, the complete IPMAT Syllabus and the exam pattern are mentioned in detail. Knowing the exam syllabus and the exam pattern is imperative before writing any exam. Once you know the syllabus you should go for the right approach to crack the exam. To get the right guidance, you can go through the Career Launcher’s Online Coaching Programs that will help you to crack the IPMAT exam. Start preparing now!

Frequently Asked Questions

The tentative IPM Entrance Exam dates are as follows:

Tentative IPMAT 2023 Exam Schedule

Dates

IPMAT 2023 registration starts

Second week of April 2023

Last date to apply for IPMAT 2023

Fourth week of May 2023

IPMAT 2023 correction window

TBA

IPMAT 2023 admit card

Fourth week of May 2023

IPMAT 2022 exam date

Second week of July 2023

IPM Preparation involves revision of class 6 to class 12 concepts of Math and English. Another important step in IPMAT preparation is solving IPMAT sample papers and IPMAT previous year papers. If you are looking for help preparing for IPMAT click here. 

The syllabus for IPMAT and CAT are meant for two different age and study groups. Although both exams cater to management, IPMAT is taken at an undergraduate level for IPM (Integrated program in management) and CAT is at a post graduate level for MBA.

While the IPMAT Aptitude test doesn’t have a GK section, it is still required for clearing the Personal Interview round (final round) for getting a seat for an IPM program. 

Since JIPMAT is conducted for IIM Jammu and IM Bodh Gaya, the total number of seats available for admissions are 120+60 → 180.

JIPMAT can be taken by any class 12 passout with minimum 60% aggregate marks in any stream (55% for SC/ST/PwD)