IPMAT 2018

IPMATIPMAT 2018 - The result of IPMAT 2018 has been released by IIM Indore on May 28 and the candidates for WAT and PI rounds have been shortlisted. The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore had successfully conducted the Integrated Programme in Management Aptitude Test (IPMAT) 2018 on May 11, across 28 test centres in India. IPMAT is conducted for the admissions to the Five-Year Integrated Management Programme at IIM Indore. The IPMAT Admit Card 2018 was released on May 7, 2018. The admission to the programme for 2018-23 batch will take place through IPMAT 2018 scores. There are 120 seats in the programme. The application procedure of IPMAT 2018 started from March 12 and closed on April 18, 2018. Candidates must make sure that they go through the eligibility criteria before applying for the test. Only those candidates who have completed the registration process successfully could download the admit card from May 7, 2018. As many as 17,716 candidates have applied for the test of which 7,103 are girls and 10,613 are boys. In this article, Careers360 brings to you the complete details of IPMAT 2018 such as eligibility, registration, application form, important dates, exam pattern, admit card, result, cut off, etc.

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IPMAT 2018 Fast Facts

  • Exam Name: IIM Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test (IPM Aptitude Test)

  • Commonly Known as IPMAT

  • Exam Category: Under Graduate

  • Exam Level: National Level Exam

  • Conducting Body: Indian Institute of Management, Indore

IPMAT 2018 Important Dates

 

Candidates who appeared for the exam must have a look at all the important dates. The following table provides the same.

 

IPMAT Important Dates 2018

Events

Dates

Commencement of IPMAT 2018 application

March 12, 2018

Last date for application

April 18, 2018 (closed)

IPMAT 2018 Admit Card

May 7, 2018

IPMAT 2018 (conducted)

May 11, 2018

Announcement of shortlisted candidates for PI (released) 

May 28, 2018

Conduct of Personal Interview (PI)

First week of June 2018

Announcement of final admission offers

Third week of June 2018

Programme Registration

First week of August 2018

Commencement of classes

First week of August 2018

IPMAT Result 2018

 

The results of IPMAT 2018 has been announced on May 28. Candidates have been shortlisted according to the cutoff for WAT and PI rounds. The IPMAT 2018 result can be checked online by logging in through candidate’s credentials.

 

IPMAT Cutoff 2018

 

The Cutoff list for IPMAT 2018 will be declared after the final results. The table below brings to you the IPMAT 2017 cutoff as released by IIM Indore:

 

IPMAT Cutoff

Category

Quantitative Ability

Verbal Ability

Female

Male

Total Applicants

Minimum Score

Maximum Score

General

40

100

140

256

396

35.86

91.67

NC-OBC

24

64

80

148

228

19.23

63.69

SC

16

48

58

118

176

10.35

51.56

ST

8

24

28

62

90

4.07

40.93

PWD (DA)

8

24

6

26

32

4.07

48.8

IPMAT 2018 Selection Process

 

The candidates who meet the cutoff as released by IIM-Indore after the exam result will be called for Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). The candidates will be selected on the basis of their overall performance in the Aptitude Test, WAT and PI. Any candidate who fails to appear in either Aptitude Test, Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview or both shall not be considered for selection. The selection process is done in Five Stages.

IPMAT Admit Card 2018

 

The admit card for IPMAT 2018 was issued by IIM Indore on May 7, 2018. The admit card/hall ticket was available in the online mode only for those candidates who registered for the test by filling the application form along with the application fee. IPMAT 2018 admit card is the most important document for IPMAT 2018. It is a proof of registration for the candidates as only the successfully registered candidates were able to download the IPMAT admit card 2018.

 

IPMAT 2018 Exam Centres

 

IPMAT 2018 was held in 28 exam centres across the country. Given below are the exam centres for IPMAT 2018

 

IPMAT Exam Centres

Ahmedabad

Bengaluru Bhopal

Bhubaneshwar

Chandigarh

Chennai

Dehradun

Ghaziabad

Gurgaon

Guwahati

Gwalior

Hyderabad

Indore

Jaipur

Kolkata

Kozhikode

Lucknow

Mumbai

Nagpur

New Delhi

Noida

Patna

Pune

Raipur

Ranchi

Thiruvananthapuram

Varanasi

Visakhapatnam

IPMAT Exam Pattern 2018

 

IPMAT 2018 is a computer-based test, consisting of 100 questions to be completed in two hours (120 minutes). As per the exam pattern of IPMAT 2018, the exam pattern was divided into three sections namely Quantitative Ability (Multiple Choice Questions), Quantitative Ability (Short Answer Questions- SA) and Verbal Ability (Multiple Choice Questions). The sections were time bound. 

 

Marking Scheme: As per the marking scheme, each question carries four marks. A correct answer will get four marks, and every wrong answer will have a deduction of one mark. Negative marking will not be applicable for the Quantitative Ability (Short Answer Questions).

 

IPMAT Syllabus 2018

 

The syllabus of IPMAT 2018 is divided into two sections namely Quantitative Ability and Verbal Ability. The sectional division for Quantitative Ability is given below:

 

IPMAT Syllabus for QA (MCQ)/QA (SA)

Subject

No. of Questions

Score

Number System

5

20

Arithmetic

11

42

Percentage, Profit and Loss and Discount

11

42

Algebra

9

34

Geometry, Mensuration

9

34

Set Theory

2

8

Time and Work

6

24

Time, Speed, Distance

4

16

Data Interpretation

5

20

The sectional division for Verbal Ability is given below:

 

VA Syllabus for IPMAT 2018

Subject

No. of Questions

Score

Reading Comprehension

8

32

Para Jumbles

5

18

Word Usage

5

18

Fill in the blanks and Grammar

10

40

Paragraph Completion

2

8

Vocabulary and Analogy

11

44

IPMAT 2018 Answer Key

 

The exam has been successfully conducted and the answer key for IPMAT 2018 may be available if the authorities provide the answer key of the online exam. Candidates who will be appearing for the test can check or download the IPMAT 2018 answer key from the official website, if it is released. The answer key of IPMAT 2018 released by experts or coaching centres will also be available on Careers360 website.

 

IPMAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

 

The eligibility criteria for IPMAT 2018 is officially prescribed by IIM Indore, the exam conducting body.

  • General and NC-OBC Category: Minimum 60% in Standard X/ SSC and Standard XII/ HSC or equivalent examinations.

  • SC/ST and PWD (DA) Category: Minimum 55% in Standard X/ SSC and Standard XII/ HSC or equivalent examinations.

  • Age Limit: The age limit for general category is maximum 20 years of age as on July 31, 2018, and the age limit for SC/ST category is maximum 22 years of age as of July 31, 2018.

IPMAT Application Form 2018

 

The application form of IPMAT 2018 was available in the online mode from March 12, 2018. The last date to submit the filled application form was April 18, 2018. Candidates aspiring to appear for the test are required to complete the application process. As compared to the previous year, the application fee has increased for IPMAT 2018


The application fee for IPMAT 2018 is as follows.

 

IPMAT 2018 Application Fees 

Category

Application Fee (in Rupees)

General and NC-OBC

Rs. 3000

SC, ST and PWD (DA)

Rs. 1500

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My son has been put in the IPMAT Consideration pool, at a merit rank of 264 (Unreserved category). Does he stand a chance....

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Hello ,Yes he holds a chance i suppose. Well the cutoffs are not mentioned yet in most of the institutions but do keep a track of the cutoffs which might be announced anytime and accordingly you might...Read More
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For IPMAT 2018, have the provisional letters been sent out to selected candidates...

My son got through to the Stage 4 & appeared for the PI-WAT session on 11th June 2018...

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Hello Mr. Chakravorty! The merit list is yet to be announced by IIM Indore. It is expected that the final merit list will be declared by the fourth week of June or first week of July. 

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Shruti Kumari 22 days ago

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How can I prepare well for IPMAT??

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Arushi Goyal 22 days ago

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HeySome of the preparation tips are:Focus on section wise topics: You should also know the complete syllabus.Quantitative Ability: This section has topics like Arithmetic, Algebra, APGP, Trigonometry,...Read More
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Anish kanu 22 days ago

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Sir i have got 65.4 in CBSE board exam but i have kept math as an additional subject so please tell me that i am eligible or not for IPMAT

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Arushi Goyal 22 days ago

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HeyAs per the IPMAT eligibility criteria 2018, you should be having minimum 60 per cent marks in X and XII to be eligible to apply for the exam. For further details - https://bschool.careers...Read More
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Can I give IPMAT after a 2yr gap provided that I still fulfil the min eligibilty criteria? Will I be at a disadvantage during selections?

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Vikas Gaur 23 days ago

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Hi Pranjali,There is age limit to apply for IPMAT. Even if you fulfil the basic eligibility criteria i.e. minimum 60% in class X and XII for General/NC-OBC and 55% for SC/ST/PwD category, you would ne...Read More