About IPMAT 2021
IIM Indore has released the IPMAT 2021 registration dates. The registration of IPMAT will start from March 23, 2021. Candidates can fill the IPMAT application form in online mode till May 05, 2021. Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test or IPMAT 2021 will be conducted by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore on June 14, 2021 in online mode. Candidates can download the IPMAT 2021 admit card from June 01. The list of shortlisted candidates will be announced tentatively in the last week of June 2021. The programme registration will start from August 2021.
The national level test, IPMAT is 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 percent aggregate marks. IPMAT 2021 will be conducted across 34 test cities in India. Thereafter, candidates who clear the IPMAT 2021 will further be called for the selection rounds followed by the final admission process.
IPMAT 2021 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 2021 Important Dates
Upcoming Dates and Events
23 Mar, 2021 - 05 May, 2021
Application | Mode: Online Ongoing
14 Jun, 2021
Exam - IPMAT 2021 | Mode: Online
01 Jun, 2021 - 14 Jun, 2021
Admit Card | Mode: Online
The eligibility criteria for IPMAT 2021 is laid down by the conducting body, IIM Indore. It is mandatory to fulfill the IPMAT 2021 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 2008, 2009 & appearing in 2020.
• SC/ST and PWD (DA) Category: Minimum of 55 per cent aggregate in Standard X/ SSC and Standard XII/ HSC or equivalent examinations in 2008, 2009 & appearing in 2020.
• Age Limit: For general category candidates, the age limit is maximum of 20 years of age as on August 01, 2021. The SC/ST category candidates should not be more than 25 years of age as on August 01, 2021.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | NEFT
The IPMAT 2021 application form will be available on the official website of IIM Indore from March 23. The deadline to submit the form with the application fee is May 05, 2021. Aspirants are required to check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form of IPMAT 2021. Candidates are also given the facility to edit their application form for certain fields.
IPMAT 2021 Application Fees
Application Fee (in Rs.)
SC, ST, PwD
|General||Online||Female, Male||₹ 4130|
|SC, ST||PWD||Online||Female, Male, Transgender||₹ 2065|
IPMAT 2021 Syllabus
Quantitative ability (MCQ)
Quantitative ability (Short Answer Question)
Verbal ability (MCQ)
IPMAT 2021 will be conducted in computer-based mode for a duration of two hours. As per the prescribed exam pattern of IPMAT 2021, 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 2021 - Section wise division
No. of Questions
Quantitative Ability- MCQ
Quantitative Ability- SA
IPMAT 2021 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 2021 exam. However, based on the past trends of questions asked, the type of questions asked cover the following topics:
QA Syllabus for IPMAT 2021
• Number System
• Set Theory
• Data Interpretation
• Geometry, Mensuration
• Percentage, Profit and Loss
• Time, Speed
• Distance, Time and Work
VA Syllabus for IPMAT 2021
• 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 2021 to those candidates who complete the application process. The IPMAT 2021 admit card will be available in online mode from June 01 onward. Candidates are required to take a print of the admit card after they download it. The hall ticket of IPMAT 2021 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 2021.
IPMAT 2021 Exam Centers
Documents Required at Exam
- IPMAT 2021 admit card
- Valid photo ID
IIM Indore, the conducting body will declare the result of the IPMAT 2021 soon after the exam is conducted. Candidates can check the result in online mode only from the official website of IPMAT using their login credentials. IPMAT 2021 result shows the overall and sectional scores of test-takers. Candidates who have been shortlisted based on their IPMAT score will be called for further selection rounds of WAT and PI.
How to Check IPMAT Result 2021?
• Visit the official website of IIM Indore and go to IPMAT section
• Click on the “Results” button
• Enter your IPMAT 2021 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 2021 result will be displayed. Download it and take two printouts.
Computation Process of IPMAT Result 2021
The table given below explains the formula which is used in order to compute the result/ score of IPMAT 2021:
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 2021 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 2021 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 2021 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 2021 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 2021 batch.
The selection procedure of IPMAT 2021 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 2021 Counselling Centers
Documents Required at Counselling
- IPMAT 2021 admit card
- IPMAT 2021 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
i scored 67% in class 10. If i score well in class 12 and in Ipmat exam will i get a call from IIM Indore.
As per the IPMAT eligibility criteria, candidates are required to have a minimum aggregate of 60% in their 10th and 12th classes respectively. It is not 60% together in 10th and 12th but 60% separately for 10th and 60% separately for 12th. This is for General Category. For SC/ST/PWD it is 55%.
So make sure you score above 60% in 12th, and to cover up for your performance in 10th, score closer to 90 or more.
Right now im in 12 . I want to give ipmat in 2022 . From when i start my preparation for ipmat ?
It is suggested for you to start the preparation for IPMAT 2022 as soon as possible. You can begin with familiarizing yourself with the pattern of the examination. Also, it is suggested for you to go through the syllabus thoroughly and then focus on them according to your strong and weak parts based on it. you can refer to these books to prepare yourself:
Name of the book
Crack the IIM Indore IPM (Integrated Programme in Management) Entrance Examination
due north Academy
Wiley's ExamXpert IIM-IPM (IIM-Indore Integrated Program in Management) Aptitude Test
Also, you must practice a lot of mock papers, sample papers as they will help you to prepare yourself and manage time efficiently.
You can refer to this article for more details: https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/ipmat
I hope this helped you.
I wanna know that when we can start the preparation of ipmat ?
IIM Indore is going to conduct IPMAT on July 16th, 2021. By this date, more than half of your syllabus should be completed already. If you haven't start preparing then it is going to be very very difficult for you to cover up the entire syllabus. But if you're smart enough then you can start even from today onwards. Hurry up, you are already late. The competition is going to be very tough.
I will make you aware of exam syllabus and pattern-
There will be two Sections in the Question paper,
Verbal Ability and Quantitative Ability
Quantitative Ability- Time distance and work, Data Interpretation, mensuration, geometry, mixtures, profit and loss, Common Graphs and charts.
Verbal Ability- Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Word Usage, Idioms, Phases and Grammar.
To know every single detail regarding IPMAT please go through this link
Im an inter 2nd year student. I want to write Ipmat indore this year which is on july 16, is it possible to crack the exam within short period of time.I roughly have 1- 2 months.
Yes, you can write Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test entrance exam. IPMAT is a national level test conducted by the Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore) for admission to the five- year Integrated Program in Management offered at IIM Indore. IPMAT 2021 will be conducted on July 16, 2021. You have less time but don't worry. Follow the below given tips to crack the exam.
- Write down the notes on your own.
- Practice previous years questions.
- Prepare well for the topics you feel hard.
- Write down the formulae at one place and practice them.
- Cover all the topics and don't skip any topic.
Hope this helps you.
All The Best!!
Which is better, getting into IIM Indore through Ipmat exam after 12th or Getting into other IIMs through CAT exam ?
Well it's totally depends upon that whether you want go for Five years integrated programme or want to go for 2 years PGDM programme after CAT exam.
But through IPMAT you are getting a chance to study in one of the most prestigious Institutions of India, So its not a bad deal. On the other hand CAT exam is very very tough exam, It's possible that you don't receive a call even from the baby IIMs if you fail to clear the sectional Cutoff of IIMs.
Have a look at the placement record after IPMAT-
Highest CTC offered- 50 lacs
Average CTC offered- 22 lacs
Number of Recruiters- 160
Now it's totally on you.