IPMAT Syllabus 2018
Aditi Garg, 19 Apr 2018, #IPMAT

IPMAT Syllabus 2018 - The syllabus of Integrated Programme in Management Aptitude Test (IPMAT) 2018 is regulated by Indian Institute of Management (IIM Indore). Candidates appearing for IPMAT will be tested on two topics related to Quantitative Ability (MCQ and Short answer) and Verbal Ability. The IPMAT syllabus for QA section will evaluate the candidates’ mathematical, logical reasoning and data interpretation skills, while the Verbal Ability section will test the candidates’ language comprehension skills. IPMAT 2018 will be conducted in online mode and will have a total of 100 questions. Each correct answer will fetch four marks. One mark shall be deducted for every negative answer marked. Students can refer and solve the IPMAT previous year’s question papers from time to time to practice and build their speed. It will help them to know the important topics and type of the questions of IPMAT 2018 syllabus. In this article, Careers360 will highlight all the information related to IPMAT syllabus. 

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IPMAT 2018 will serve as a gateway for candidates to secure admission to the Five-Year UG programme of management at IIM Indore. The entrance test will be conducted by IIM Indore in 28 cities on May 11, 2018. There are 120 seats in the programme. Candidates must make a section-wise list of all the topics given in the IPMAT 2018 syllabus and start with the ones which they find the toughest.

IPMAT Exam Pattern



No. of Questions

Quantitative Ability- MCQ

40 minutes


Verbal Ability

40 minutes


Quantitative Ability- Short Answer

40 minutes



120 minutes


IPMAT Syllabus 2018

Now we bring you the section wise syllabus of IPMAT 2018:


IPMAT Syllabus - Section A: Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

  • Grammar

  • Vocabulary

  • Sentence completion

  • Synonyms

  • Antonyms

  • Para-jumble

  • Idioms and Phrases

  • Fill in the Blanks

  • Comprehension of passages

  • Proper Usage of Words’

IPMAT Syllabus - Section B: Quantitative Ability

  • Number System

  • Geometry, Mensuration

  • Set Theory

  • Data Interpretation

  • Percentage, Profit and Loss

  • Algebra

  • Time, Speed

  • Distance, Time and Work

  • Simple Equations

  • Averages

  • Geometry

  • Mixtures and Alligations

  • Trigonometry

  • Quantitative reasoning

  • Interpretation of tables

  • Common graphs & charts

IPMAT 2018 –  Marks Distribution / Marking Scheme


No. of Questions

Total Marks

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension



Quantitative Ability






IPMAT 2018 –  Exam-taking Guidelines

  • Candidates need to select only one correct answer from the options provided along with the questions

  • The exam paper will consists of 100 questions in total

  • The duration of the exam will be 2 hours

  • The exam is of 400 marks. Every correct answer carries 4 marks and there is a negative marking of 1 mark for every incorrect answer

The application procedure of IPMAT 2018 started from March 12 and closed on April 18, 2018. Candidates who have completed the registration process successfully will be able to download the admit card of IPMAT from May 7, 2018 onwards.

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