IPMAT Selection Procedure 2019
Vikas Gaur, 05 Dec 2018, #IPMAT

IPMAT Selection Procedure 2019 - Indian Institute of Management, Indore (IIM Indore) will start the selection procedure of IPMAT 2019 after the announcement of the result in the month of June 2019. The institute will tentatively announce the result of IPMAT 2019 in the last week of May. The IPMAT 2019 selection procedure includes Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). Candidates are shortlisted first on the basis of their score/marks in IPMAT exam and then the shortlisted ones appear for WAT & PI at predefined selection centres by the institute. IPMAT 2019 is likely to be conducted in the second week of May 2019. In this article, candidates who are planning to appear for the exam can check the complete selection procedure of IPMAT 2019 and other details related to it such as cutoff, selection stages, etc. 

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Important dates for IPMAT Selection Procedure 2019

Event

Date

IPMAT 2019 Exam

Second week of May 2019

Result Announcement

Last week of May 2019

Selection Procedure 

June 2019

IPMAT Selection Procedure Stages

The selection procedure of IPMAT 2019 goes through multiple stages and the overall performance of a candidate is considered for the final selection. Let’s begin with understanding the stage one.

Stage One: Appear for Integrated Programme in Management Aptitude Test or IPMAT
As per the exam pattern of IPMAT 2019, the exam will have three sections - Quantitative Ability- Multiple Choice, Quantitative Ability- Short Answers and Verbal Ability- Multiple Choice. The below-given table explains the exam pattern. 


Exam Pattern of IPMAT 2019

Section I

Quantitative Aptitude- MCQs

This section consists 40 questions each carrying 4 marks.

Section II

Quantitative Ability- SA

This section will contain 20 questions each carrying 4 marks. candidates must note that negative marking will not be applicable in this section.

Section III

Verbal Ability- MCQ

This section will contain 40 questions, each carrying 4 marks.


Marking Scheme: Every correct answer will get 4 marks and for each incorrect answer, one mark will be deducted. 
Once the exam is conducted, the institute calls the candidates category-wise in a ratio of 1:10. Only the candidates who are shortlisted on the basis of their score in the exam are called for further admission procedure. 

The IIM Indore officials state, “It is also to be noted that only those candidates whose raw scores in both the sections are positive will be considered for shortlisting for PI”.

Stage Two: Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI)
WAT-PI round is the next stage of the selection process. The shortlisted candidates appear for these rounds at the selection centres pre-announced by IIM Indore. For PI, the candidates are judged on their level of confidence, communication skills, general awareness, persuasion skills and general knowledge. For WAT, Candidates are given a topic to write on. The final selection is based on the candidate's performance in these two rounds.

Shortlisting Criteria for IPMAT 2019
As a part of the IPMAT 2019 selection procedure, test-takers will be shortlisted on the basis of IPMAT cutoff 2019 which will be announced by IIM Indore. The following table brings the category and section wise cutoff of last year’s IPMAT exam. 

Category

QA

VA

Female

Male

Total Applicants

Min. Score

Max. Score

Gen

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

8

24

6

26

32

4.07

48.87


Computation of IPMAT Score
Based on Composite Score (CS), a category-wise merit list will be generated and a certain weightage will be assigned to different factors. It's likely to be same this year as well.

IPMAT 2019 - Weightage to Different factors

Aptitude Test Score (IPMAT)

50 percent (Written test - QA section + VA section)

Personal Interview

35 Percent

Written Ability Test

15 Percent


Where will IPMAT selection procedure 2019 be held?
The officials will conduct the IPMAT selection rounds at eight cities, namely -

IPMAT Selection Procedure Centres

Cities for Selection Procedure Rounds

Bangalore

Chennai

Delhi

Guwahati

Indore

Hyderabad

Kolkata

Mumbai


Reservations for IPMAT Exam
IIM Indore follows the Government of India regulations or Reservation Norms. The following table explains further. 

IPMAT Category wise Reservation

Category

Reservation Percentage

Scheduled Caste (SC)

15

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

7.5

OBC-NCL

27

PWD

3

IIM Indore will release the final selection list in the third week of June 2019. Around 17-20,000 students are expected to appear for IPMAT 2019

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