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IPM 2022

IPM AT Exam 2022 is the mandatory entrance exam for admission to 5 year Integrated Program in Management (BBA+MBA) 2022-27 batch at IIM Indore. The candidates for IPM 2022-27 Batch will be selected on the basis of overall performance in IPMAT 2022 Exam, Written Ability Test (WAT) & Personal Interview (PI).

Important Dates
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Registration Begins :
Feb-March 2022
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Last Date for Application :
May 2022
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Admit Card Release :
10-15 days before the exam
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Exam Date :
To be notified
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Result :
To be notified
Exam Details
Website :
https://www.iimidr.ac.in
Mode :
Online
Exam Fee :
Category Application Fee General and NCL-OBC ₹4130 and SC, ST, PWD (DA) ₹2065
Exam Frequency :
Once a year
Duration :
2 hours 30 minutes (along with 15 mins break)
Conducted By :
IIM Indore/IIM Rohtak
Programmes :
Five-year integrated program in management
Languages :
English
Eligibility
Min Age : Criteria to apply for IPMAT 2022 have been made on the basis of previous years
Max Age : SC/ST/PWD Candidates: You should not be more than 25 years of age as on July 31, 2022. General and OBC Candidates: You should not be more than 20 years of age as on July 31, 2022.
Number of Attempts : Till as you do not cross the maximum age limit.
Qualification Criteria : Any 12th pass
Aggregate Percentage / Marks Required : For SC/ST and PWD (DA) Category: 55% in Class 10&12/ OBC & Gen 60% in 10&12
Marking Scheme, Pattern & Cut-Offs
Exam Mode :
Computer-based test mode (CBT)
Stages :
2
Negative Marking :
-1 mark for MCQs & no negative marking for short answer questions.
Number of Ques. :
60
Maximum Marks :
240
Cut-Offs :
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Syllabus

IPM test for the 5 years Integrated Programme in Management (IPM) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore, once every year in the month of May. However, in 2021, the exam was conducted on July 16, 2021 (IIM Indore) and July 17, 2021 (IIM Rohtak). Comprising of a 3 year Undergraduate and 2-year Postgraduate education, IIM IPM is one of the most sought-after courses in the country for all aspiring managers and leaders.

The 90 minutes online Aptitude test consists of 60 questions. The exam consists of questions from 3 sections: Quantitative Ability (MCQ) with 20 questions, Quantitative Ability (SA) with 10 questions, and Verbal Ability with 30 questions. Every correct answer is awarded 4 marks and -1 for every incorrect answer. As IPM aptitude test examiners haven’t released an official IPM syllabus, we have identified the important topics based on the previous year's papers. Following is a list of important topics for this exam:

IIM Indore IPM Syllabus

IPM Quantitative Aptitude:

The main areas covered in the Quantitative Aptitude section of the exam are as follows:

  • Number System
  • LCM & HCF
  • Percentage
  • Quadratic equations (including Discrimination and Polynomial Equations)
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Functions
  • Mensuration
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Probability
  • Profit, Loss and Discounts
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Progressions - A.P., G.P., H.P.
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Mixtures and Alligations
  • Logarithms
  • Time, Speed and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Trigonometry
  • Geometry
  • Problems on Ages, Series and Unitary Method
  • Set Theory
  • Data Interpretation
  • Equations
IPM Verbal Ability

Following is a comprehensive list of topics from which questions have been asked in the previous years’ IPM exam:

  • Vocabulary (including Synonyms & Antonyms)
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Grammar
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Sentence Correction
  • Sentence Completion
  • Correct Usage of words and phrases
  • Verbal Analogies
IIM Rohtak IPM Syllabus

IIM Rohtak also conducts IPM, which is different than that of IIM Indore. IIM Rohtak’s IPMAT consists of 3 sections – 40 questions of Quantitative Ability, 40 questions of Verbal Ability, and 40 questions of Logical Reasoning followed by a Personal Interview. The candidate must attempt the exam within 120 minutes. To prepare well for your IPMAT exam, you can prepare the following topics, which are important. The institution has not released any syllabus for the entrance, but the list of important topics will help you in acing the entrance exam.

IPM Quantitative Ability
  • Number System
  • Roots, Indices, Surds
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Profit & Loss
  • Algebraic Formulae
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Pipes & Cisterns
  • Geometry: Lines, Angles & Triangles,
  • Mixtures & Alligations
  • Determinants
  • Linear & Quadratic Equations
  • Averages & Percentages
  • Work Related Problems
  • Vectors
  • Integration & Differentiation
  • Polygons, Circles & Mensuration
  • Partnership
  • Time, Speed & Distance
  • Permutations, Combinations, Probability
IPM Verbal Ability
  • Noun & Pronoun Errors
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Prepositions and Conjunctions
  • Tenses, Modifiers & Parallelism
  • Antonyms-Synonyms
  • Foreign Words
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Syllogisms
  • Logical Consistency
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Inference based passages
  • Etymology & Roots
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Analogies
IPM Logical Reasoning
  • Inferences & Judgments
  • Arrangements
  • Cubes and Dices
  • Blood Relations
  • Probably True or False
  • Strong and Weak Arguments
  • Statements and Assumptions
  • Logical Sequence Series
  • Coding
  • Input & Output
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Syllogism
  • Statements and Conclusions
  • Course of Action
  • Assertions and Reasons
  • Binary Logic
  • Critical Reasoning

Exam Information & Centers

IPM Aptitude Test 2021 Exam Centres

Check the table below to know the IPM AT 2021 exam centres.

List of IPM Aptitude Test centres 2021
Ahmedabad Bengaluru
Bhopal Bhubaneshwar
Chandigarh Chennai
Dehradun Ghaziabad
Gurugram Guwahati
Gwalior Hyderabad
Indore

Jaipur

Kolkata Kozhikode
Lucknow Mumbai
Nagpur

New Delhi

Noida Patna
Pune  Raipur
Ranchi Thiruvananthapuram
Varanasi Vishakhapatnam

Frequently Asked Questions

Important FAQs Regarding IPM Aptitude Test Exam

A: The application form of IPM Aptitude Test 2021 was available in online mode only. Candidates need to visit the official website of IIM Rohtak for the IPMAT application form.

Q. What is the eligibility criteria for IPMAT 2021 exam?

A. Candidates with a minimum of 60% aggregate or equivalent CGPA from a recognised board in Class 10 and Class 12 are eligible to apply. However, if they belong to a reserved category (SC/ST) the minimum qualifying percentage is 55% aggregate or equivalent CGPA.

Q: How much do I need to pay for IPMAT 2021 application form for a single course?

A: Candidates need to pay Rs. 3890 as an application fee.

Q: What is the exam mode of IPM Aptitude Test 2021?

A: IPM Aptitude Test is conducted in the computer-based mode where candidates need to choose the correct options on the computer. 

Q: Is there any negative marking in the IPM Aptitude Test exam?

A: Yes, one mark is deducted for an incorrect answer.

Q. Can I carry a calculator to the IPM Aptitude Test exam center for calculations?

A. No, candidates cannot carry any electronic gadgets such as phones, calculators, etc. to the IPM Aptitude Test examination center. 

Q. Can I fill the IPM Aptitude Test application form offline?

A. No, the IPM Aptitude Test application form is available online only on the official website.

Q. How many colleges accept the IPM Aptitude Test score?

A. IPM Aptitude Test exam is a gateway to BBA course in the prestigious IIM Rohtak.

Q. Can I apply for IPM Aptitude Test more than once in a year if in case I miss the first exam?

A. No, IPM Aptitude Test is conducted once in a year only. 

Q. Can I make corrections in IPM Aptitude Test application form after submission?

A. No changes can be made once the IPM Aptitude Test application form has been submitted.

Q. Can I change my test city after the IPM Aptitude Test admit card has been issued?

A. No, candidates can not change their test cities once the IPM Aptitude Test admit card has been issued.

Q. I belong to the SC category. Do I have to fill a different application form?

A. No, the IPM Aptitude Test application form is the same for all the candidates. They have to choose the category they belong to and provide the supporting documents at the time of admission. 

Q: Will I receive IPM Aptitude Test result through the post?

A: IPM Aptitude Test result will be available online or at the IIM Rohtak office. No hardcopy of the IPM Aptitude Test scorecard will be sent to any candidate.

Q. Can the IPM Aptitude Test application fee be refunded?

A. No, the application fee once paid cannot be refunded under any circumstances.

Q. Do I have to carry any id proof to the exam center?

A. Yes, applicants must carry one valid ID proof (Voter ID, Aadhar Card, Driving License or Passport) along with their admit cards. These documents are mandatory to be carried to the IPM Aptitude Test exam center.