IPMAT 2020 Analysis and Cutoff: Moderate test with tough Quantitative Ability section
IPMAT 2020 Analysis – Integrated Programme in Management Aptitude Test, popularly known as IPMAT, was conducted by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore on September 7, 2020, to select eligible candidates for admission to the five-year Integrated Management Programme. Careers360 brings to you IPMAT 2020 Analysis as provided by experts from Career Launcher and IMS Learning. According to experts, the difficulty level of IPMAT this year was medium.
Latest: IPMAT 2020 result will be declared soon. Check the revised selection procedure of IPMAT 2020.
Before we move on to the IPMAT analysis 2020, let us first take you through the IPMAT exam pattern 2020 for a better understanding of the analysis:
IPMAT exam pattern 2020
Number of Questions
Quantitative Ability (SA)
Quantitative Ability (MCQ)
Verbal Ability (MCQ)
Unlike, previous IPMAT, the structure of the exam was changed this year, with Quantitative Aptitude Section divided into two.
IPMAT 2020 Analysis
We bring you the section-wise IPMAT analysis 2020 by Career Launcher
Analysis: Quantitative Ability (SA)
Like previous year, this was the first section of the paper, with 10 questions in total. There was no negative marking for this section; however, the questions were moderately difficult. This section also had questions with a mix of concepts.
No. of Questions
Permutation & Combination
Time, Speed, and Distance
An attempt of 6-7 questions can be considered good, despite no negative marking.
Analysis: Quantitative Ability (MCQ)
The level of difficulty of this section was similar to that of the previous year. There were 20 questions, with a sectional time limit of 30 minutes.
The breakdown of this section is as follows:
Number of questions
Data Interpretation (1 Set)
Three questions from data interpretation set were inference based; while the other two were slightly difficult. Just like last year, questions from higher maths were limited. Overall, this was a difficult section. An attempt of 14-15 questions can be considered a good one within the sectional time limit of 30 minutes.
Analysis: Verbal Ability (MCQ)
This section was easy-to-moderately difficult. The 30 questions could easily have been completed within the given time frame. The section was very much like the 2019 paper, with reduced number of questions due to the revised structure.
The breakdown of this section is as follows:
Number of questions
Reading-Comprehension (1 Passage)
Fill in the Blanks
Para Jumbles (TITA)
Idioms and Phrases
Given the revised structure, there was just one passage which was moderately lengthy. Similar to 2019, the questions on para jumbles did not carry any options.
Overall, students found this section to be easy; and thus cut-off for this section is expected to be higher than that of the other two sections, similar to last year. An attempt of 25-26 was possible in this section.
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IPMAT Expected Cutoff 2020
The cutoff of IPMAT 2020 refers to the minimum marks to be scored by test-takers in order to qualify or get shortlisted for the further rounds of the selection procedure. The shortlisted students will then have to appear for Personal Interviews at IIM Indore. After this, the final merit list will be declared son. Until the officials announce IPMAT cutoff 2020, candidates can check the previous year’s IPMAT cutoff to get an estimate.
Factors Influencing the IPMAT Cutoff 2020
Candidates must know the factors that are taken into consideration while preparing the IPMAT 2020 cutoff in order to better assess their chances of qualifying for the counselling. The factors are listed below:
Total Number of students
Availability of seats
Reservation of seats
Previous year cutoff trends
The difficulty level of examination
Performance of the candidates
Lowest and average marks scored by candidates in IPMAT 2020.
Previous Year IPMAT cutoff
The below table explains the cutoff scores of previous year’s IPMAT Exam across categories, gender and the total number of shortlisted candidates. It also highlights the minimum and maximum Aptitude Test Score.
IPM Category-wise Cutoff Scores 2017
*ATS – Aptitude Test Score
IPM Section-wise Cutoff Scores 2017
Approximately 17,000 applicants have appeared for IPMAT 2020. IIM Indore has modified the selection procedure of IPMAT 2020.
IPMAT Result 2020 - IIM Indore has released the result of IPMA...
Questions related to IPMAT
Can i apply for IPMAT if i am a commerce student with no math in 12th?
Yes you can. Candidates should have secured 60% or its equivalent CGPA from a recognised board in class X and XII. Those who belong to reserved category needed to secure 55% marks in total aggregate or its equivalent CGPA.
Hope this helps you!!
Can anyone give me complete information of iims and ipmat exam ?
IPMAT is an aptitude test conducted by IIM Indore for admission to its five-year course, IPM (Integrated Programme in Management).
Section Number of Questions Time duration
Quantitative Ability (MCQ) 40 40 minutes
Quantitative Ability (SA) 20 40 minutes
Verbal Ability (MCQ) 40 40 minutes
What is IPMAT?
Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test (IPMAT) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore). The national level test is a gateway for admission to the five- year Integrated Program in Management offered at IIM Indore. IPMAT 2020 dates have been extended amid the coronavirus outbreak. IPMAT 2020 will now be conducted on September 7. Earlier the exam was scheduled to be conducted on July 25, 2020. The registration dates for IPMAT 2020 were also extended from March 30, 2020 to April 20, 2020. The IPMAT 2020 registrations started on February 17, 2020.
IPMAT 2020 will be held in online test mode followed by Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). The program is spread across a period of five years and consists of 15 terms. Every year constitutes of three terms of three months duration. The final selection of candidates will be based on the Composite Scores (CS) computed on the basis of the following.
IIM Entrance Exam 2020 - Every year more than two lakh candidates register themselves to take admission in Indian Institute of Management through IIM entrance exam.
Distance MBA from IIMs in India: Fees.
IIMs Programme Name Total Fees (In Lakh)
IIM Indore GMPE 3.50
Exam Pattern of IIM Entrance Exam
Sections - Three i.e. Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Ability
Mode of Exam - Computer-based exam
Time Duration - Three hours i.e. 180 minutes
Sectional Duration - 60 minutes to each section
Marking scheme - 3 marks for every correct answer and -1 for every wrong answer
how many quants questions should i solve daily in order to crack ipmat? (5 months left)
For a better score, you solve the maximum question but at least you solved 200-300 questions per day, read according to the syllabus and remember formulas.
is iim banglore going to launch its ipm program in 2021?
IPM is a Five-Year Integrated-Program in Managementthat can help students to pursue higher education in management field.
Till 2019, IIM indore and iim rohtak were the only ones to launch the IPM program.
But, this year the director of iim banglore R.T krishnan ( previously the director of iim indore ) has confirmed that the IPM ( INTEGRATED PROGRAM MANAGMENT ) will be started from 2021 - 2022 academic session.
The iim indore's IPM program was also started by R.T KRISHNAN.
And if you wamt admission in IPM program in IIMS then you have to qualify and secure rank in IPMAT exam, which is India's one of the most reputed exams.
My rank is 52 in nc obc category of IPMAT 2020. What are the chances of my selection ?
The cutoff of IPMAT 2020 refers to the minimum marks to be scored by test-takers in order to qualify or get shortlisted for the further rounds of the selection procedure. The shortlisted students will then have to appear for Personal Interviews at IIM Indore. After this, the final merit list will be declared soon.
For NC-OBC the cut off score was
in 2018 was 63.69
in 2017 was 63.69
IPMAT 2020 selection procedure was to be conducted in three stages which are as follows:
Stage 1 - Appear for IPMAT 2020
Stage 2 - Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI)
Stage 3 - Shortlisting of Students
So the admission depends on the further rounds too.
you will easily get admission for IPM with the rank you have provided. For general category, the composite score for admission is expected to be 145+, so for OBC category it will be around 100+. But, these are based on previous year trends and can not guarantee your admission, so hope for the best.