If you are an aspirant for the IPMAT exam, then following some tips and strategies provided by experts would definitely help you better succeed in the exam. To ease out your preparation, we spoke to Rahul Vaswani, a subject expert at SuperGrads (a pioneer in providing the best online guidance for IPMAT). He suggested the following tips that help you better understand How to prepare for IPMAT 2021 exam.

IPMAT Preparation Tips 2021

You may feel difficulty while preparing for the Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test, but with a proper preparation strategy, it is easy to clear the upcoming exam., Rahul quoted. You can follow the tips mentioned below to clear the IPMAT exam easily on the first attempt.

  • Make sure to get a thorough understanding of the syllabus and exam pattern
  • Make a proper study plan
  • Choose the right study material and books
  • Prepare all the topics as per the syllabus
  • Solve IPMAT Questions Papers on a weekly basis to improve your time management skills and problem-solving skills.
  • After completion of each topic, attempt Mock Tests to test your preparation levels

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What are the Important Topics under IPMAT Syllabus 2021?

Before starting the preparation, it is important to go through the detailed IPMAT Syllabus as this will help you better understand important topics under each subject, Rahul said.

IPMAT Quant Topics IPMAT Verbal Topics
Algebra & Arithmetic Reading Comprehension
Number System Paragraph Completion
Set Theory Word Jumble
Data Interpretation Word Usage
Geometry Vocabulary and Analogy
Percentage, Profit, and Loss Para Jumbles
Time, Speed Fill in the Blanks
Distance, Time, and Work Grammar
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What is the Subject-wise Preparation Strategy for IPMAT 2021?

Here are a few section-wise preparation strategies provided by Rahul.  Follow them during your preparation and be exam-ready.

Quantitative Aptitude (QA)

Rahul mentioned that you have to focus more on topics like Time, Speed and Distance, Time and Work, Trigonometry, Geometry, Data Interpretation, Set Theory, Ages, Series, and Unitary methods.

  • Try to revise all the important formulas related to these topics on a daily basis.
  • Start and complete your favourite topics first and then move to difficult topics.
  • R.D. Sharma is one of the best-suggested books for Quant preparation as it explains every topic in-depth and includes many questions.
  • Start giving mocks and try to analyze them effectively.
  • Revise the concepts where ever you are committing mistakes or errors.

Verbal Ability (VA)

The most important topics in the verbal ability section are Synonyms and Antonyms, Sentence Rearrangement, Reading Comprehension, Correct usage of words and phrases, Sentence correction, Sentence completion, Verbal analogies, and Grammar, Rahul quoted.

  • Regular practice is required for solving the Cloze test with 100% accuracy.
  • Make sure to read the newspaper on a daily basis to improve your vocabulary and grammar.
  • Prepare specific notes on idioms and phrases, proverbs, and grammar rules.
  • While practicing questions on spotting the error, make sure to read the whole sentence carefully and check the subject-verb agreement.
  • Take up IPMAT Mock Tests regularly and try to analyze your performance after completion of each mock test.
  • Also, practice questions from the previous year's question papers.
  • Try to avoid wasting much time if you are not aware of the answer in the final exam.

What is the Test Tracking Strategy for IPMAT?

As we all know, there is a sectional time limit in the IPMAT exam. Therefore, it is important to devote time carefully to each question. You must choose the questions you want to attempt wisely as it is not possible to attempt all the questions in the given time, Rahul quoted.

Try to attempt the questions that you are good at first, later move to other questions. This will help you save time and build up your confidence for the rest of the questions.

If you are not able to find the solution for a particular question, do not waste time on it. Instead, move to the next question and come back to it later if time permits.

Which Books Should I consider for IPMAT?

Rahul recommended the following IPMAT Books for the preparation of the quantitative and verbal ability section.

  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams by R.S. Aggarwal
  • Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
  • English Grammar and Composition by Wren and Martin

Is it Really Useful to Solve the IPMAT Mock Test Series?

Attempting mock tests will not only help improve your speed and accuracy on the day of the final exam but also help test your preparation level for the upcoming exam. Also, you can know the difficulty level of the paper and the type of question asked in the exam. Practicing mock tests will help improve your time-management skills and build your confidence levels.


What are the important topics of the IPMAT Verbal Ability Section?

The important topics of the IPMAT Verbal Ability Section include Vocabulary (including Synonyms & Antonyms), Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Sentence Rearrangement, Sentence Correction, Sentence Completion, Correct Usage of words and phrases, Verbal Analogies. 

Which is the best IIM IPM Study Material for Quantitative Ability?

For cracking the quantitative ability section, refer to R.D.Sharma or R.S.Aggarwal book. It includes all the concepts from the 12th standard explained in depth. It is also easily understandable without any tutor.

How can I prepare for IPMAT Exam 2021?

Following the experts' IPMAT Preparation tips will definitely help you to prepare better for the Exam. Begin your preparation by studying from the right books which cover all the concepts and topics according to the latest exam pattern and make sure you are aware of the detailed Paper pattern and latest Syllabus of the IPM Exam before starting your preparation. Taking up Mock Tests regularly and solving IIM IPM  Sample Papers helps to test your preparation and improve your speed and managing time.

Which are the best books for IIM IPM Exam?

Some of the best books for IPMAT Preparation are: Class XI and XII Mathematics – R.D. Sharma Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams – R.S.Aggarwal Word Power Made Easy – Norman Lewis English Grammar and Composition – Wren and Martin

Do really solving previous year's papers will help me score good marks in the IPMAT 2021 exam?

Yes. Solving previous year's papers will help improve your time management skills, problem-solving skills, and speed in the final exam and that will help you score good marks.