IIM Indore_ IPMAT Pattern, Syllabus & more

IIM Indore: IPMAT Pattern, Syllabus and more

IIM Indore: IPMAT Pattern, Syllabus & More

Last Updated on Nov 11, 2020

Integrated Program in Management (IPM) started in the year 2011 by IIM Indore. As of now, IIM Indore is the only IIM in the country to offer such a programme after class 12th. IPMAT is the official entrance test for admission to the desiderated IPM program after 12th. IPM is an integrated dual-degree course (Bachelors + Masters) in Management. The national level test is a gateway for admission to this 5 year Integrated Program. The examination is conducted in computer-based mode and is held in May.

IPMAT Eligibility Criteria

Candidate must have secured 60% in both Class 10th and 12th to appear for IPMAT. The candidate must not be more than 20 years of age as on July 31.

Selection Procedure

Aspirants must fill up an application form which will help understand a student’s skill in academics as well as co-curricular activities.
The students then need to sit for an objective type entrance exam called the Aptitude Test (AT). Shortlisted candidates then appear for Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interviews (PI). Students are selected on the basis of overall performance in the Aptitude Test (AT), Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI).

IIM Indore Ipm Selection Process1

IIM Indore Ipm Selection Process1

IPM Exam Pattern

 IPMAT is conducted in an online mode. The online mode was introduced for the first time in 2016. IPMAT exam pattern is as follows:

  • IPMAT is an objective exam
  • Candidates need to select only one correct answer from the options provided along with the questions
  • The exam paper consists of 100 questions
  • The exam is of 400 marks
  • The duration of the exam is 2 hours
  • Every correct answer carries 4 marks and there is a negative marking of 1 mark for every incorrect answer
  • The sections are time bound. The duration for Quantitative Ability is 75 minutes and for Verbal Ability is 45 minutes
  • IPMAT will be divided into two sections:
    1)  Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning
    2) Verbal Ability

AT consists of two sections with a total of 100 questions. The duration of the test is 120 minutes. Each question carries 4 marks and each incorrect answer has a negative marking of 1 mark. This is illustrated with the help of a table below.

IPMAT Weightage ExamVictor

IPMAT Weightage ExamVictor

IPMAT: IIM Indore IPM Syllabus

As we have already mentioned that IIM Indore IPMAT exam paper has two sections we have provided a list of topics covered under these sections.

Section 1: Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number System
  • Percentage
  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  • Profit, Loss & Distance
  • Average
  • Time and Work
  • Ratio, Proportion & Variation
  • Time, Speed and Distance
  • Sequence and Series
  • Mensuration
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Probability
  • Equations
  • Logarithm
  • Geometry
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Matrices and Determinants

Data Interpretation

  • Basics of Data Interpretation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Practice Exercise on Data Interpretation

Logical Reasoning

  • Sequencing and Arrangement
  • Team Selection

 Section 2: Verbal Ability& Reading Comprehension

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Para-jumble
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Para Completion
  • Antonym, Synonym & Confusing Words

IIM IPM Syllabus – Section wise Weightage

IPMAT Section Wise Weightage ExamVictor

IPMAT Section Wise Weightage ExamVictor

Application Form

The application form for IPM exam is usually released in the month of March on the official website of IIM Indore.
The application process for the IPM exam is completely online. Applicants have to register online by filling the form, uploading the required documents and depositing the exam fee.

IPMAT Exam Centers

Candidates can select their preferred exam centers while filling in the application form. However, the exam center finally allotted to the candidate will be mentioned on the call letter. The institute has the right to change the exam center according to the availability of seats.

IPMAT 2018 was conducted at the following centers:

  • Agra
  • Dehradun
  • Jaipur
  • Noida
  • Ahmedabad
  • Ernakulam
  • Indore
  • Patna
  • Bengaluru
  • Faridabad
  • Kolkata
  • Pune
  • Bhopal
  • Ghaziabad
  • Lucknow
  • Raipur
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Gurgaon
  • Mumbai
  • Ranchi
  • Chandigarh
  • Guwahati
  • Nagpur
  • Varanasi
  • Chennai
  • Hyderabad
  • New Delhi
  • Visakhapatnam


Here in this blog post, we have explained all the major details about the IPMAT Exam conducted by IIM Indore. Elaborated information regarding  Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process, Exam Pattern and Syllabus and Exam Centers is given. Topics under two sections of the Syllabus are also clearly shown with the help of Table Diagrams. There is an Infographic which shows the Selection Process clearly and a full list of 28 Exam Centers is also provided. If you like this post, share your comments in the section given below. Also, you can check related posts through the links mentioned below
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