IIM IPM Preparation Tips & Strategy

IIM IPM Exam Preparation Tips

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IIM IPM Preparation Tips 2018

“Successful Aspirants Don’t Have The Best Of Everything. They Just Make The Best Of Everything!”

Indian Institute Management (IIM) offers a five year post graduate program – Integrated Programme in Management (IPM). This is an idiosyncratic opportunity for all those who have successfully completed their higher secondary exam. The admissions are for 120 aspirants. Online registration has to be done at iimidr.ac.in.

The students will be qualified to be IIMian after they undergo the following selection criteria in three stages:

  • Aptitude Test (AT)
  • Written Ability Test (WAT)
  • Personal Interview (PI)

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Important Dates to be flagged:

The following are the crucial dates with reference to the IPM exam:

  • Registration begins in the 3rd week of March, 2018
  • Last date to submit Application form is the 3rd week of April, 2018
  • Admit Card will be received in the 2nd week of May, 2018
  • IPM test date will be in the 3rd week of May,2018
  • Results will be declared in the last week of May, 2018.
  • Interview will be conducted in June 2018.
  • Final results will be known by June-July 2018.


Exam Pattern:

  • Multiple choice questions are asked.
  • There are 100 questions
  • Time duration is 2 hours.
  • Each question is for 4 marks.
  • Each incorrect answer will call for negative marking. 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
  • The question paper is divided into two parts, Quantitative Ability – QA(75 minutes) and Verbal Ability – VA (45 minutes).

The qualified aspirants will move on to the next level, that is, PI. There will be a committee analysing aspirants on various aspects.Successful candidates from PI will march forward to the last round, WAT. In WAT the aspirants should write an essay in the allotted 30 minutes.  The aspirant’s language, knowledge, organising and managing capacity, power of expression are tested here.


IIM IPM Preparation Tips : Get Section-wise Preparation Plan

Preparation Guidance for Quantitative Aptitude (QA):

  • In Quantitative Aptitude the most important topics are Number systems, LCM & HCF, Quadratic equations, Binomial Theorem, Functions, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Probability, Profit, Loss and Discount, Simple and Compound Interest, Progression – AP, GP, HP, Ratio and Progression, Mixture and Alligations, Logarithms, Time, Speed and Distance, Time and Work, Trigonometry, Geometry, Data Interpretation, Set Theory, Ages, Series and Unitary Method, Equations etc.
  • Practise the NCERT Questions, previous year question papers and mock tests.
  • Those students who have not studied maths in their higher secondary should put in an additional effort.


Preparation Guidance for Verbal Ability (VA):

  • In Verbal Ability the most important topics are Synonyms and Antonyms, Sentence Rearrangement, Reading Comprehension, Correct usage of words and phrases, Sentence correction, Sentence completion, Verbal analogies, Grammar etc.
  • Practise the previous year question papers and mock tests.
  • By reading newspaper we will be able reap numerous benefits like increasing the vocabulary, improvising on the reading skill and speed, keeping ourselves abreast with the current affairs which will helps us WAT as well.


IIM IPM Preparation Tips :

  • It is very important to prepare our own notes, jot down the tricks and formulas in Quantitative Aptitude and vocabulary in Verbal Ability. This in turn assists us in quick remembering and last minute revising.
  • Prepare and adhere to time-table. It is very important to prepare time-table judiciously and devote time according to our strengths and weakness.
  • Practice is the only way out to ace this exam.
  • Let us not learn anything new at the eleventh hour. Just revise.
  • Stay calm, focused and determined. We should have a balance life style for a super active brain. Hence, do have adequate sleep and healthy food.
  • Take healthy breaks between studies. This will pump up our energy.
  • It is advised to go on a social media break during exam preparations and avoid as much as distractions as possible.


Tips for the Test:

  • We have sectional timing and hence we should we very careful about each second and not to scuffle with any question for more time.
  • Selection of questions should be made according to our own level.
  • Please do not make wild guesses and attract negative marks.


“Good, Better, Best, Never Let It Rest, Till Our Good Is Better And Our Better Is Best!!”


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