What is IPMAT?

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What is IPMAT all about?

This page will cover all you will need to know about the IPMAT 2021 examination
1. What is IPMAT?
2. Are you Eligible for IPMAT 2021? Do you fit the Eligibility criteria?
3. What is the IPMAT Exam Pattern?
4. Is there Negative Marking in IPMAT 2021?
And more...

What is IPMAT? Which colleges have IPMAT?

IPMAT (Integrated Programme in Management Aptitude Test) is an aptitude test (currently) offered by 5 IIMs as of now for admission into their 5-year Integrated Programme in Management (IPM).
IIM Indore IPM - Click here for more info
IIM Rohtak IPM - Click here for more info
IIM Ranchi IPM - Click here for more info
IIM Jammu IPM - Click here for more info
IIM Bodh Gaya IPM - Click here for more info
This 5-year programme includes the MBA Programmes of the respective IIM. All of these colleges have a 3 year exit point where you can quit with a 3-year degree offered by the respective college.

What's the eligibility criteria for IPMAT 2021?

Every IIM will have their way of mentioning the eligibility criteria, but on a whole, there are three main requirements:
1. Age Limit: You should be less than 20 years of age as of July 31st of the year you're taking the IPMAT, in this case, IPMAT 2021. So, you should have been born after 31st July, 2001
2. Minimum scores in 10th and 12th standard: You should have a minimum of 60% in Standard X/SSC and Standard XII/HSC or other equivalent examinations. If you belong to the SC/ST/PWD category, the minimum % of marks is 55%.
3. Required Documents: Keep your Standard X/SSC and Standard XII/HSC or other equivalent examinations’ mark sheets and migration/leaving certificate ready during the time of registration itself. Should you fail to produce these documents, your admission offer will be cancelled
Note: To apply to IPM programs in 2021, you should have completed Standard XII/HSC or equivalent examinations by June/July of 2021.

What is the IPMAT 2021? Exam pattern?

There are a BUNCH of IPM exams for you to write now, since many IIMs have started their own IPM Programs. But usually, The IPMAT is a 2-hour computer-based exam consisting of 3 sections in a section order that is preset. They all test high school Mathematics & English, with one exam testing Logical Reasoning. As of now, there's information only on IIM Indore's and IIM Rohtak's IPMAT examination. Read ahead for information about the same.

IPM Indore’s Exam Pattern

IPMAT 2021 - Section Names No. of Questions Section Time
IPM Indore - Quantiative Aptitude (MCQ) 40 Questions 40 Minutes
IPM Indore - Quantitative Aptitude (SA) 20 questions 40 minutes
IPM Indore - Verbal Ability 40 questions 40 minutes
IPM Indore's IPMAT 2021 Overall 100 Questions 2 Hours

In short, the IIM Indore IPM exam is 2 hours long. It tests 3 sections - Quantitative Aptitude (MCQ), Quantitative Aptitude (Short Answer), and Verbal Ability (MCQ) - In total, it will have 100 questions carrying 4 marks each. Every MCQ question will carry a negative marking of -1 & short answers don't carry negative marking.

IPM Rohtak’s Exam Pattern

IPMAT 2021 - Section Names No. of Questions Section Time
IPM Rohtak - Quantiative Aptitude 40 Questions 40 Minutes
IPM Rohtak - Logical Reasoning 40 questions 40 minutes
IPM Rohtak - Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension 40 questions 40 minutes
IPM Rohtak's IPMAT 2021 Overall 120 Questions 2 Hours

In short, the IIM Rohtak IPM exam is 2 hours long. It tests 3 sections - Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, and Verbal Ability - In total, it will have 120 questions carrying 4 marks each. There will be a negative marking of -1 for every incorrect answer.

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IPM Ranchi’s Exam Pattern

IIM Ranchi originally announced that they will only take in SAT scores for admission into their IPM Program in IIM Ranchi. However, they have modified their notification and have clarified that they will be considering IIM Indore's IPMAT & JIPMAT (Joint Integrated Program in Management Aptitude test - Conducted by IIM Jammu) scores as well.

You can read all about IIM Ranchi's Notification information at this page - Click here.

IPM Jammu & IPM Bodh Gaya Exam Pattern

There isn't any information about the exam that's going to get conducted by IIM Jammu and IIM Bodh Gaya for their IPM Programs.
We know for sure that there will be a common exam for IPMAT conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) called "Joint Integrated Programme in Management Admission Test (JIPMAT). That exam will be the basis of selection for the IPM Program conducted by IIM Jammu. The scores obtained in JIPMAT will also be accepted by IIM Ranchi for their IPM Program.

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What is the Syllabus of IPMAT 2021?

All IPMAT exams will test similar portion, with some variation. You can head on to this page for specific information about the Syllabus tested in the IPMAT.