About IPMAT 2020
Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test (IPMAT) 2020 will be conducted by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore. The application form of IPMAT 2020 was available from February 17, 2020. Eligible candidates could fill the online application on or before April 20, 2020. The national level test will be conducted for admission to the Five-Year Integrated Program in Management (IPM). As per the IPMAT eligibility criteria set by the conducting body, candidates must have passed their standard X/ SSC and Standard XII/ HSC or equivalent examinations with a minimum of 60 per cent aggregate marks. IPMAT 2020 will be conducted in computer-based mode across various test centres across 34 cities across India. Thereafter, candidates who clear the IPMAT 2020 will further be called for the selection rounds followed by the final admission process.
IPMAT 2020 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||IIM Indore Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test|
|Short Exam Name||IPMAT|
|Conducting Body||Indian Institute of Management Indore|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||4130 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Mode of Counselling||Offline|
|Exam Duration||2 Hours|
|Number of Seats||120 Seats|
IPMAT 2020 Important Dates
Upcoming Dates and Events
25 Jul, 2020
Exam | Mode: Online
Past Dates and Events
17 Feb, 2020 - 20 Apr, 2020
Application | Mode: Online
The eligibility criteria for IPMAT 2020 is laid down by the conducting body, IIM Indore. It is mandatory to fulfill the IPMAT 2020 eligibility criteria in order to appear for the exam. The category-wise academic and age limit criteria are as below:
• General and NC-OBC Category: Minimum of 60 per cent aggregate in Standard X/ SSC and Standard XII/ HSC or equivalent examinations in 2007, 2008 & appearing in 2019.
• SC/ST and PWD (DA) Category: Minimum of 55 per cent aggregate in Standard X/ SSC and Standard XII/ HSC or equivalent examinations in 2007, 2008 & appearing in 2019.
• Age Limit: For general category candidates, the age limit is maximum of 20 years of age as on August 01, 2020. The SC/ST category candidates should not be more than 25 years of age as on August 01, 2020.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | NEFT
The IPMAT 2020 application form was available on the official website of IIM Indore from February 17 onwards. The deadline to submit the form with the application fee was April 20, 2020. Aspirants are required to check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form of IPMAT 2020.
IPMAT 2020 Application Fees
Application Fee (in Rs.)
SC, ST, PwD
|General||Online||Female, Male||₹ 4130|
|SC, ST||PWD||Online||Female, Male, Transgender||₹ 2065|
IPMAT 2020 will be conducted in computer-based mode for a duration of two hours. As per the prescribed exam pattern of IPMAT 2020, a total of 100 questions from broadly two areas - Quantitative Ability (Multiple Choice and Short Answer Questions) and Verbal Ability (Multiple Choice Questions). The sections were time bound, and the section-wise division was as follows:
IPMAT Exam Pattern 2020 - Section wise division
No. of Questions
Quantitative Ability- MCQ
Quantitative Ability- SA
IPMAT 2020 Marking Scheme
• Each correct answer fetched four marks.
• Negative marking of one mark was applicable on each incorrect answer. For the Quantitative Ability- SA section, there was no negative marking.
IIM Indore did not release an official syllabus for IPMAT 2020 exam. However, based on the past trends of questions asked, the type of questions asked cover the following topics:
QA Syllabus for IPMAT 2020
• Number System
• Set Theory
• Data Interpretation
• Geometry, Mensuration
• Percentage, Profit and Loss
• Time, Speed
• Distance, Time and Work
VA Syllabus for IPMAT 2020
• Paragraph Completion
• Reading Comprehension
• Word Jumble
• Word Usage
• Vocabulary and Analogy
• Para Jumble
• Fill in the Blanks and Grammar
IIM Indore will issue the admit card of IPMAT 2020 to those candidates who complete the application process. The IPMAT 2020 admit card will be available in online mode only. Candidates are required to take a print of the admit card after they download it. The hall ticket of IPMAT 2020 is an important document which must be carried to the exam centre on test day. Details like candidate’s name, photograph, exam date and venue will be mentioned on the admit card of IPMAT 2020.
IPMAT 2020 Exam Centers
Documents Required at Exam
- IPMAT 2020 admit card
- Valid photo ID
IIM Indore, the conducting body will declare the result of the IPMAT 2020. Candidates will be able to check the result in online mode only from the official website of IPMAT using their login credentials. IPMAT 2020 result shows the overall and sectional scores of test-takers. Candidates who have been shortlisted based on their IPMAT score were called for further selection rounds of WAT and PI.
How to Check IPMAT Result 2020?
• Visit the official website of IIM Indore and go to IPMAT section
• Click on the “Results” button
• Enter your IPMAT 2020 application form number
• Enter in the registered email ID or Date of Birth in DD/MM/YY format
• Now enter the Security Code/Password
• Click on 'Get Status' tab
• IPMAT 2020 result will be displayed. Download it and take two printouts.
Computation Process of IPMAT Result 2020
The table given below explains the formula which is used in order to compute the result/ score of IPMAT 2020:
Score in Quantitative Ability section
65 * (Candidate’s Score – Minimum Score)
(Max Score – Min. Score)
Score in Verbal Ability section
35 *(Candidate’s Score – Minimum Score)
(Max Score – Min. Score)
Aptitude Test Score
Sum of above scores (This will be a maximum of 100)
Note: Maximum and Minimum scores are the highest and lowest scores obtained by the candidates in each pool under the respective sections.
The cutoff of IPMAT 2020 will be released by IIM Indore. IPMAT cutoff signifies the minimum marks to be scored by test takers to be able to get shortlisted for the further rounds of selection. The shortlisted students who qualify the cutoff of IPMAT 2020 will be called for Writing Ability Test and Personal Interview. IIM Indore has released the previous year cutoff of IPMAT across different categories as given below:
Quantitative Ability (SA)
Quantitative Ability (MCQ)
The IPMAT 2020 selection process comprises of a two-step process. The first step requires the aspirants to appear in the IPM Aptitude Test. On the basis of overall score secured in the Aptitude Test (AT), candidates are shortlisted for the second stage which involves a Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). Stage two of the IPMAT 2020 selection procedure will take place. After this, a final merit list of IPMAT will be announced which enlist the names of candidates eligible for admission in the Integrated Programme in Management (IPM) at IIM Indore for 2020 batch.
The selection procedure of IPMAT 2020 is likely to be held at eight cities. Typically the weightage given to the various stages of IPMAT selection process is as follows:
Aptitude test score - 50 percent (Written test - Quantitative Ability section + Verbal Ability section)
Personal interview - 35 percent
Written ability test - 15 percent
Also, as per the Government of India regulations or Reservation Norms, there is a reservation percentage for categories like Schedules Caste, Scheduled Tribe, OBC-NCL, and PwD which will be considered at the time of admission.
IPMAT 2020 Counselling Centers
Documents Required at Counselling
- IPMAT 2020 admit card
- IPMAT 2020 score card
- Valid photo ID
- Mark sheet and certificates for class 10 and class 12
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question: What is the duration of the programme?
IPM is a 5 year integrated programme comprising of 15 terms. Each year having 3 terms of 3 months each.
Question: What is the eligibility criteria for Domestic Applicants?
Category wise IPMAT eligibility criteria listed below.
- For General and NC-OBC Category: Candidates should have secured minimum 60 percent in X and XII or equivalent. Maximum age should be 20 years as on July 31, 2020.
- For SC, ST and DA category: Candidates should have secured minimum 55 percent in X and XII or equivalent. Maximum age should be 22 years as on July 31, 2020.
Question: What is the selection process for IPM?
The IPM selection process involves two steps:
- Candidates need to appear for the Aptitude Test conducted by IIM- Indore
- Shortlisted candidates will be called for Personal Interview.
Question: What is the exam structure of the IPMAT?
The exam format of IPMAT are as follows:
|Section||Number of Questions||Time duration for the section|
|QA (MCQ)||40||40 Minutes|
|QA (SA)||20||40 Minutes|
|VA (MCQ)||40||40 Minutes|
Question: What is the marking scheme of the IPMAT?
For each correct answer, 4 marks will be awarded. For every incorrect answer 1 mark will get deducted. Non negative marking for Short Answer questions (QA-SA)
Questions related to IPMAT
can history and geography and current affairs related questions might come in ipmat 2020?
Quantitative Ability- Short Answer; Quantitative Ability- MCQ; Verbal Ability.
Quantitative Ability contains topics from- Number systems, Data Interpretation, Averages, Quantitative Reasoning, Distance, Time and Work, Mixtures and Alligations, Interpretation of tables, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Common graphs & charts etc.
Verbal ability topics- Sentence Completion, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms, and Phrases, Comprehension of passages, Proper Usage of Words, Vocabulary, Grammar, Fill in the blanks.
which is Better ipmat or clat???
IPMAT and CLAT are related to two different fields. And it basically depends on your field of interest to decide which one will be better for you.
IPMAT (Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test) as the name suggests, is a national level entrance exam conducted by IIM, Indore to provide admission to its UG 5-years integrated management programs.
Apart from IIM-Indore, Nirma University which is a renowned b-school, also accepts IIM-Indore IPMAT scores. So, if you want to pursue a 5 years integrated degree in management (BBA+MBA) from IIM, Indore or Nirma University, and develop a career in Management and its related aspects in future, you should aim at cracking IPMAT.
*In 2019, IIM Rohtak has also launched its individual IPMAT.
CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) is also a national level entrance exam, but for providing admission to 22 national law universities (NLUs) in India (except NLU Delhi) , and many other law institutes.
It is for UG law courses like LLB, 5 years Integrated BA+LLB as well as for PG programs like LLM.
If you are considering law as a career, it is worth preparing for CLAT.
I hope this answer will help you.
which book is the best for ipmat preparation ?
In your IPMAT Entrance Examination , there are two subjects from which questions ate asked: -
- Verbal Ability and
- Quantitative Ability.
Top books for Verbal Ability are :-
- Better English by Norman Lewis
- Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
- English Grammar and Composition by Wren and Martin
Top books for Quantitative Ability are:-
- Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams by R.S. Aggarwal
- Class XI and XII Mathematics NCERT
- HOW TO PREPARE FOR QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE BY ARUN SHARMA
IPMAT exam is going to be held on 25.07.2020. NEET is being held on 26.07.2020. The test centers are different and due to pandemic it is hard to reach overnight. HOW TO REQUEST TO CHANGE THE DATE OF IPMAT EXAM? AND WHOME WE SHOULD REQUEST?
As ipmat 2020 means iim indore integrated program in management aplitude test and this exam is held on 25.7.2020 and neet entrance exam is conducted on 26.7.2020 and for the ipmat exam and neet entrance exam centers are so far and you cannot reach early and you wanted to change the exam date and i think there are less chances to change the exam date and visit website of official of ipmat and list out the problem and they me help you to sort out the problem and they may provide another date to the exam so visit the below mentioned website: (http://www.msuniv.ac.in)
And all the best for both the entrance exams study well and work hard to get good marks and i think my suggestions and knowledge may be helpful to you.
IPMAT iim rohtak online test will be held on 21st May online test virtual mode,can we use calculator in laptop
No real calculators are allowed in the IPMAT online exam. There will be virtual on screen calculator which you can use during the exam for solving tough problems. This test will held on May 21 2020 of two hours duration i.e. from 10 AM to 12 PM.
For more information you should read this article .
I hope this information helps you.