The Indian Insititute of Management (IIM) is one of the best management institutes in India as ranked by NIRF. IIM Indore is the sixth edition of the list of IIMs in India. Every year IIM Indore conducts Integrated Program Management Aptitude Test (IPMAT) to offer admissions for the 5-year Integrated Program in Management. For IIM IPM Admission, candidates need to qualify the entrance exam above the cut off released by the exam conducting authorities. 

Due to the current situation across the country, the WAT and PI have been canceled. Hence, candidates will be shortlisted for the video assessment round after the IPMAT 2020 Exam. This change in the selection is just for the 2020-2025 batch. 

IIM IPM Admissions 2020

Candidates having a valid score will be shortlisted for the IIM Indore Admission Process 2020. There are various programs offered by IIM Indore, however, we are focussing on the 5-year IPM. As per the IPMAT Selection Procedure, there are three more stages after the online aptitude test, but they have been cancelled. 

  • In previous years, candidates had to appear for the written aptitude test followed by a Personal Interview after the IPMAT, but this year candidates will be shortlisted for a video assessment round.
  • This stage test candidate based on the recorded video. Candidates will be given a topic and they need to record their video. Later they need to send it to the exam conducting authorities. Further, based on their performance in the aptitude test and video assessment, candidates will be shortlisted for the Merit list.
  • Since, this year the procedure is revised, we have explained the previous year procedure of IIM Indore Admission 2020. Go through the IIM Indore Admission Dates 2020, steps involved in Admission Process, fee structures, and other related information.
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IIM Indore IPM 2020 Admission Highlights

Name of the Institute IIM Indore
Type of Institution Autonomous
Program Name IPM
Duration of Program  5 Year
Intake  150
Type of Program Full-Time Residential Program
Basic Eligibility Graduation
Admission Criteria Online Aptitude Test Conducted by IPM Indore.
Application Mode Online
Scholarship Yes
IIM Ranking NIRF - 5

IIM IPM Admission Dates 2020

The below table shows the schedule for admission of students for the IIM IPM course.

Event Date
IPM Registration 17t February - 20th April 2020
IPMAT Exam 7th September 2020
Result September 2nd week 2020
Video Assessment September 2020
Final Result September 2020
Admission  October 2020

IIM Indore Fee Structure and Eligibility 2020

The below table explains the detailed fee structure in IIM Indore for IIM IPM Admission 2020.

  • Students completed their Class 12 with a minimum of 60% aggregate (55 % for reserved category candidates i.e. SC/ST/ PwD) are eligible to apply for IPM 2020.
YEAR 1 2 3 4 5
TUITION FEE ₹400000 ₹400000 ₹400000 ₹600000 ₹600000

Revised IPMAT Selection Procedure 2020

As said earlier, this year's process of selection has been revised. Based on these below-explained stages, candidates will be offered admission in IIM Indore. After the release of the IPMAT Final Result, the admission process will begin for all shortlisted candidates.

Stage-1: Registration

  • The application form was released on 17th February 2020. Candidates fulfilling the complete IPMAT Eligibility were able to apply for the exam.
  • The application fee of Rs. 4130 was to be paid by general category candidates (for SC/ST/PwD candidates the fee was Rs. 2065).

Stage-2: IPMAT 2020 Exam

  • This IIM IPM Aptitude Test is conducted on 7th September across 34 cities in India in online mode
  • As per the IPMAT Exam Pattern 2020, there will be three sections in the Aptitude Test: Quantitative Ability (Multiple Choice Question-MCQ), Quantitative Ability (Short Answer Question-SA), and Verbal Ability (Multiple Choice Question-MCQ).
  • Each question will carry 4 marks and there is a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer. 

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Stage-3: Video Assessment

  • Based on the cut off marks, candidates will be shortlisted for Video Assessment. 
  • Candidates shortlisted for the Video Based Assessment will be required to upload a self-recorded video file within a stipulated time period. Candidates will be given a set of questions on which they will be required to record their videos and upload them within the given time period.

Stage-4: Merit List Generation

  • Candidates who have successfully cleared all the stages will be considered for final selection.
  • Category wise merit list will be generated based on Composite Score (CS)
Computation of Composite Score (CS)
Parameter Scores
Aptitude Test Score (ATS) 85%
Video-Based Assessment 15%

IIM Indore Scholarships 2020

The IIM Indore Institute offers Need-Based Finance Assistance (NBFA) to the PGP/IPM students whose annual gross family income does not exceed Rs 4.5lakh during the financial year. For ST students, IIM Indore participates in the National Scholarship to help students in their higher education as per the Government of India norms. Apart from these scholarships, the FPM students at IIM Indore are provided with the following grants and subsidy:

  • A fellowship grant/stipend of Rs 27,000 per month during their course work and Rs 33,000 per month after clearing the area comprehensive exam as per norms (maximum duration for which they can get a stipend would be 57 months)
  • A contingency grant of Rs 25,000per annum for four years is also provided
  • The institute subsidizes expenses for presenting papers in National Conference subject to a ceiling of Rs 30,000 per year with a provision that from the second year onwards for attending one/more than one conference per year

IIM Indore Seat Reservation 2020

As per the Government of India requirement, the reservation criteria of IIM Indore is tabulated below:

Category Reservation (in %)
Other Backward Non-Creamy layers (NC-OBC) 27
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5
Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) up to 10
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwD) 5

What do you Learn in 5-year IIM Indore IPM Program?

The IIM Indore has curated a well-designed program for IPM. If you are wondering what you will learn in IIM after joining the IPM program, then here you go. Understand the topics and subjects taught in all the years of IPM.

  1. First Year - Analytical Vigour - You will learn subjects like Courses in Mathematics, Statistics, and Economics.
  2. Second-year - Breadth and Perspective - This year includes courses in Literature, Fine Arts, and Humanities
  3. Third Year - You will develop a core of management skills. You will learn about Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, and related fields of Economics.
  4. In the last 2 years, students are taught along with Institutes Post Graduate Program Management students for developing insights into management. 
  5. In the previous year 3 years, students have already understood the leadership roles and position of responsibilities. 

Internships During Different Years of IPM

At the end of 2nd Year - Social Internship => At the end of 3rd/5th year - Student Exchange Programme => At the 4th year - Rural Engagement Programme


What is the selection process of the IPMAT Exam for Domestic Applicants?

The selection process of the IPMAT Exam for Domestic Applicants include 5 stages and are as follows:

  • Registration
  • IPMAT Aptitude Test
  • Written Ability Test (WAT) & Personal Interview (PI)
  • Merit list generation
  • Final Merit List

What is the exam pattern of the IPMAT exam?

The aptitude exam consists of three sections: Quantitative Ability (Multiple Choice), Quantitative Ability (Short Answer Questions), and Verbal Ability (Multiple Choice Questions). The total number of questions in the exam is 100 and each question carries 4 marks. There will be a negative marking of 1 for each wrong answer. However, there is no negative marking for the Quantitative Ability section.

Is IPMAT Exam tough to crack?

With proper preparation, the IPMAT Exam can be cleared easily. Ensure to study from the right books and follow experts' suggestion to clear the exam easily. Solving previous year papers and Mock Tests will help you to know the preparation level of your exam and also the difficulty level of the paper and type of questions asked in the exam.

What is the IIM Indore IPM Admission Process?

The IIM Indore Admission Process for IPM program is as listed below:

  • Filling of application form
  • Online Aptitude Test
  • Video Assessment
  • Merit List
  • Admission Process

What is the IPM program in IIM Indore?

Integrated program in Management is a 5-year program offered in IIM Indore. Students seeking a career in Management can go for this course. This course is a first of its kind Integrated full-time program in Management.

What is commitment Fee at IIM?

For certain programs of IIMs, candidates are required to pay a commitment Fee. This fee is to be paid at the time of acceptance of the offer of Admission. The commitment fee is refundable or adjusted against the fee paid at the time of admission.

Does the IIM Indore Admission 2020 Process varies for all courses?

Yes, the admission process is different for each course offered by IIM Indore.