IPMAT 2018 - The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore has 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
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
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
Conduct of Personal Interview (PI)
First week of June 2018
Announcement of final admission offers
Third week of June 2018
First week of August 2018
Commencement of classes
First week of August 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
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)
No. of Questions
Percentage, Profit and Loss and Discount
Time and Work
Time, Speed, Distance
The sectional division for Verbal Ability is given below:
VA Syllabus for IPMAT 2018
No. of Questions
Fill in the blanks and Grammar
Vocabulary and Analogy
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.
The results of IPMAT 2018 will be announced online in the month of May 2018. Candidates will be shortlisted according to the cutoff which will be released after the IPMAT results are declared online. The IPMAT 2018 result can be checked online logging through candidate’s credentials.
The Cutoff list for IPMAT 2018 will be declared after the results. The table below brings to you the IPMAT 2017 cutoff as released by IIM Indore:
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.
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.
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
Application Fee (in Rupees)
General and NC-OBC
SC, ST and PWD (DA)