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 will be conducted on May 10 over 28 cities across India. 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
IPMAT 2019 Exam
May 10, 2019
Last week of May 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
Quantitative Aptitude- MCQs
This section consists 40 questions each carrying 4 marks.
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.
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.
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)
Written Ability Test
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
Reservations for IPMAT Exam
IIM Indore follows the Government of India regulations or Reservation Norms. The following table explains further.
IPMAT Category wise Reservation
Scheduled Caste (SC)
Scheduled Tribe (ST)
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.