IPMAT Eligibility Criteria 2018 - The eligibility criteria for IPMAT 2018 is prescribed by its conducting body - IIM Indore. The IPMAT exam is conducted for admissions to Five-Year Integrated Programme in Managemen at the institute. As per the IPMAT eligibility criteria 2018, candidates with minimum 60 per cent marks in X and XII are eligible to apply for the exam. The application process started from March 12 and closed on April 18, 2018. In this article by Careers360, candidates who wish to apply for the exam can check all the important details related to the eligibility criteria of IPMAT 2018 and other relevant details.
Highlights of IPMAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria
The detailed eligibility criteria for IPMAT 2018 is given below:
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.
IPMAT 2018 Age Limit
General and NC-OBC Category
Minimum 20 years of age as on July 31, 2018
SC/ST and PWD Category
Minimum 22 years of age as of July 31, 2018
IPMAT Eligibility Criteria 2018
IIM Indore reserves the right to decide the eligibility conditions in terms of equivalence, percentage marks, and the recognition of the qualifying examination, intake etc.
Applicants pursuing their X and/or XII standard from international schools affiliated to foreign boards like IGCSE (International General Certificate for Secondary Education) and IB (International Baccalaureate) can also apply
The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in X and XII standard would be calculated based on the aggregate marks of all subjects that appear in the mark sheet/grade sheet, irrespective of the Board’s regulation. In case the candidates are awarded letter grades or grades points instead of marks, the conversion of grades into the percentage of marks would be based on the procedure certified by the Board/ Competent Authority explaining the method of conversion from where they have obtained the certificate.
Candidates who fit the bill can fill the application form of IPMAT 2018. However, they are advised to check all the important dates related to the exam before starting the application process. Here are all the important dates of IPMAT 2018:
Important Dates for IPMAT 2018
Commencement of IPMAT 2018 application
March 12, 2018
Last date for application
April 18, 2018 (closed)
IPMAT 2018 Admit Card
May 7, 2018
May 11 2018
Announcement of shortlisted candidates for PI
May 28, 2018
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
IPMAT 2018 will be held on May 11, 2018 followed by the declaration of results and the cutoff list which would be released in the month of May 2018. The admit card of IPMAT 2018 is available for download from May 7, 2018. Candidates must make sure that they go through the Eligibility Criteria of IPMAT 2018 before applying for the exam. IPMAT is conducted as part of the Admission Procedure to the Five-Year Integrated Programme in Management at IIM Indore.