IPMAT 2017 Analysis - Moderate test with tough Quantitative Ability section

IIM Indore Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test (IPMAT)

IPMAT 2017 Analysis - Moderate test with tough Quantitative Ability section

IPMAT-analysisIntegrated Programme in Management Aptitude Test, popularly known as IPMAT, is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore. The entrance exam is conducted to select eligible candidates for admission to IIM Indore five year integrated management programme. IPMAT was held on May 16, 2017. Careers360 brings to you IPMAT 2017 Analysis as provided by experts from IMS. The overall difficulty level of the management entrance exam was medium. In comparison to last year, IPMAT 2017 was easier. 

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Before we move on to the IPMAT 2017 analysis, let us first take you through the IPMAT exam pattern 2017 for a better understanding of the analysis:

 

IPMAT exam pattern 2017

Section

No of Questions

Marks allotted

Quantitative Ability

60

+ 4 for each correct response

Verbal Ability

40

 - 1 for incorrect response

Total

100 Questions

IPMAT 2017 comprised of two sections namely, Quantitative Ability and Verbal Ability. The Quantitative Ability section carried 60 questions and had to be completed in 75 minutes. On the other hand, the Verbal Ability section had 40 questions which had to be completed in 45 minutes. The marking scheme for IPMAT 2017 was four marks for each correct answer and an incorrect response resulted to negative marking of one mark. There was no negative marking scheme for unanswered questions.

 

IPMAT 2017 Analysis

Below we bring you the section wise IPMAT analysis:

 

IPMAT 2017 Analysis of Quantitative Ability

As per the IPMAT analysis 2017 put together by experts from IMS, Quantitative Ability section was moderately tough compared to the Verbal Ability section. This section comprised 60 questions, out of which 50 were objective types questions. Rest of the 10 questions were ‘Type-in-the answer’ type. Data Interpretation dominated this section with 10 questions, closely followed by Probability / P&C and Geometry.

 

 In the table given below, we bring you the entire list of topics and the number of questions from each topic:

 

Number of Questions in Quantitative Ability

Topic

Number of questions

Data Interpretation (2 case lets)

10

Probability/P&C

9

Geometry

8

Sequences & Series

4

Logarithms

3

Set Theory

3

Mensuration

3

Time & Work

2

Complex Numbers

2

Functions

2

Time, speed, distance

2

Determinants

1

Trigonometry

1

Functions, probability

5

P&C, polynomials, mensuration, set theory

5

Total

60 Questions

IPMAT 2017 Analysis of Verbal Ability

The Verbal Ability section was comparatively very easy this year and a well-prepared student could have easily scored well without pressure of time. According to the analysis done by IMS, the section contained 40 questions which had to be completed in 45 minutes. The maximum number of questions were from topics like Reading Comprehension, followed by Use of correct phrases in sentences, use of correct words in sentences and fill in the blanks.

 

Number of Questions in Verbal Ability

Topic

Number of questions

Reading Comprehension ( 2 passages, 250 words each)
Fact-based Q – 4, Opinion based Q-4, Vocabulary & understanding based Q- 4

12

Use of correct phrases in sentences

5

Use of correct words in sentences

5

Fill-in-the-blanks (Passage based)

5

Usage of words in sentences

5

Para jumbles

3

Paragraph inference

2

Paragraph completion

2

Grammatical error

1

Total

40 Questions

IPMAT results 2017 are likely to be declared in the last week of May, 2017. Final merit list is expected to be announced in the third week of June. The scores of the entrance exam will be made available in the form of percentile. Total intake for the programme is 120. 

 

Also Read:

IPMAT Result 2017

 

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First Published On : 17 May 2017 03:34 PM IST
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