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IPMAT (Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test) is the authorized entrance exam held for admissions in the Five-Year Integrated Program in Management (IPM) in the Indian Institute of Management (IIM). The admissions are offered into IPM at IIM Indore. The exam is conducted once every year.

Latest Update: As per the latest notice, the IPMAT 2020 Exam is scheduled to be held on 07 September 2020 (afternoon shift). Candidates are advised to visit the official website regularly to stay updated with the latest information about the IPM Aptitude Test 2020.

  • IPMAT Admission Brochure has been published online with information about the exam pattern, syllabus, stages of the exam, eligibility, important dates, etc.
  • Aspirants must have passed their standard 10th/SSC and Standard 12th/HSC or equivalent examinations with a minimum of 60 per cent aggregate marks to be eligible for IPMAT 2020.
  • Candidates must ensure that they have filled the IPMAT Application Form on or before the last date.
  • The IPMAT Exam 2020 is a computer-based test (CBT) and the type of questions asked will be Quantitative Ability (Multiple Choice and Short Answer Questions) and Verbal Ability (Multiple Choice Questions).
  • Candidates who clear the IPM 2020 cutoff will be called for the further stages, that are writing ability test and personal interview followed by the final admission process.

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IPMAT Notification 2020

Name of the exam IPMAT (Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test)
Conducting body Indian Institute of Management 
Exam Frequency Once a Year
Exam Level National Level Exam
Mode of Exam Online
Exam Language English
Age limit General category: 20 years 
SC/ST: 25 years
Last date to apply April 20, 2020
Mode of Application Online
Application Fee General, OBC - Rs. 4130
SC/ST - Rs. 2065
Number of Seats 120 Seats
Exam Duration 2 Hours
Selection Process Aptitude test (AT)
Writing ability test (WAT)
Personal interview
Number of Subjects Two: Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability
Official website https://www.iimidr.ac.in/

IPMAT Notification 2020

IPMAT Admission Brochure 2020 was published on the official website on March 14, 2020. Important dates, details about the exam, eligibility criteria, examination structure, and other important details can be found through the official IPMAT Admission Brochure from the official website.

IPMAT Exam Dates 2020

Candidates can know the starting date of the application form, the last date to fill the application form, the release of Admit card, Exam dates, and many more through the IPMAT Important Dates 2020. As per the IPMAT Admission Brochure, candidates can download the admit card starting from the second week of July 2020. The IPMAT 2020 Exam is scheduled to be held in the month of July 2020. Candidates must be aware of all the important events related to IIM IPM 2020 in order to have a better idea about all the exam-related events.

Go through the table below to know all the important events related to the IPMAT 2020 Exam Dates:

Events Dates
Online Application Start Date February 17, 2020
Online Application End Date April 20, 2020 
Issue of IPMAT Admit Card Last week of August 2020
IPMAT Exam Date 07 September 2020
Declaration of Result October 2020 (Tentative)

IPMAT Eligibility Criteria 2020

IPMAT Eligibility is the deciding factor for any candidate to appear in the exam. It includes category-wise academic and age limit criteria. The eligibility criteria vary for domestic applicants and international applicants. Here, we have provided the detailed eligibility criteria for both domestic and international applicants.

IPMAT Eligibility for Domestic Applications (Indian Nationals)

Before filling the application form, it is important for candidates to ensure that they satisfied the IPMAT Eligibility Criteria. The eligibility criterion for Domestic applicants appearing for IPMAT 2020 Exam is given below:

  • Education Qualification: Candidate should have passed Standard XII/HSC or equivalent examination in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.
  • Age: Candidate must have born on or after August 01, 1999, can apply for the exam. And 5-year relaxation is given to all reserved category candidates.
  • Minimum Percentage of Marks: The qualifying percentage required for the IIM IPM Exam is 60% in Class X and Class XII for General Category while it is 55% for SC/ST/OBC and other reserved categories.
  • The applicants who appeared for their Class 12 in 2018, 2019, and 2020 can apply for the exam.

IPMAT Eligibility for International Applicants

International candidates can also apply for the admission to IIM Indore IPM 2020. However, the applications are accepted through the SAT exam in this case. International applicants who will satisfy the following criteria are eligible to apply for the IIM Indore IPM 2020 Exam.

  • Education Qualification: Candidate should have passed Standard XII/HSC or equivalent examination.
  • Age: Candidate must have born on or after August 01, 2000.
  • Minimum Percentage of Marks: Candidates should have scored 60% in standard X/ SSC and standard XII/ HSC or equivalent examinations.
  • Valid SAT Score: Candidates should have scored 1300 marks out of 1600 in the SAT Exam.

IPMAT Application Form 2020

IPMAT Online Application Link is now active and will remain active until April 20, 2020. Only online applications are accepted for the exam. Any application that is sent via courier or any offline means will not be accepted.

How to apply for IIM IPM Exam 2020?

  • Visit the official website of IIM.
  • Click on the Registration link of IPMAT 2020.
  • Candidates have to generate a username and password.
  • The candidates will receive the user ID and password through their registered Email and SMS.
  • Then, candidates need to re-login to the site by using the credentials.
  • Enter the required details in the application form correctly.
  • The last step is to pay the application fee through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking
  • After the payment is updated, submit the application form.
  • Candidates belonging to reserved categories need to submit valid and attested certificates supporting their reservation category.

Application fee for IIM IPM 2020

The payment methods accepted are Debit Card, Credit Card, or Net Banking. Given below is the application fee for IPMAT 2020:

Category Application Fee (Including GST)
General, OBC INR 4130
SC, ST INR 2065

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IPMAT Admit Card 2020

It is important for candidates to carry the admit card to the examination hall without fail. If candidates do not carry their admit card, they will not be allowed to write the exam.

  • IPMAT Admit Card 2020 is published 10 days before the exam date.
  • It will be available for download on the official website of IPMAT.
  • The examination will be conducted online at various venues across the 34 centers/cities across India.

How to Download IPMAT 2020 Admit Card?

  • Visit the official website of 
  • On the homepage, click on the "Admit Card" tab
  • Enter your login credentials i.e., Application Number or User ID and Password
  • Click on submit button
  • The IPMAT Admit Card 2020 will be displayed on the screen
  • Download the Hall Ticket and take a print out for future reference.

IPMAT Exam Centres

The National Level IIM IPM Exam is conducted across 34 cities in the country. The IPM exam centers are listed by the IIM Indore. Candidates will be given an option to select their preferred IPMAT Exam Centers while filling the application form. However, the allotted center may change as per the availability of seats at the exam center. The final allotted center will be mentioned on the IPMAT Admit card. Find below the list of exam centers for the IPMAT Aptitude Test, Written Ability Test (WAT), and Personal Interview (PI).

IIM Indore IPM Aptitude Test Centres

As per the IPMAT Admission Brochure 2020, the aptitude test will be conducted in the following exam centers. Candidates are advised to make a note of your examination center and plan accordingly for travel.

State City
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Karnataka Bengaluru
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Gwalior
Indore
Odisha Bhubaneswar
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Uttar Pradesh Ghaziabad
Lucknow
Noida
Varanasi
Haryana Gurgaon
Assam Guwahati
Telangana Hyderabad
Rajasthan Jaipur
West Bengal Kolkata
Kerala Kozhikode
Thiruvananthapuram
Maharashtra Mumbai
Nagpur
Pune
Delhi New Delhi
Bihar Patna
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Jharkhand Ranchi
Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam

IIM IPM Exam Center for WAT and PI Exam

The written ability test and personal interview are conducted in seven centers across the country. Candidates can check the list of exam centers for WAT and PI in the table provided below.

Bangalore Chennai Delhi
Hyderabad Indore Kolkata
Mumbai - -

IPMAT Seat Intake and Reservation Policy

As per the government norms, there is a reservation percentage for each category. Candidates can check the category-wise reservation in the table mentioned below:

Category Reservation
Other Backward Classes/ Non-Creamy layer (NC-OBC) 27%
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5%
Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) 10%
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwD) 5%

IPMAT Exam Pattern

As per the IPMAT Exam Pattern 2020, the exam is conducted in online mode. The IPMAT exam is scheduled for the month of May 2020. IPMAT Admissions are done through a 3 stage selection process.

IPMAT Exam Pattern 2020 for AT (Aptitude Test)

Given below is the detailed exam pattern for IPMAT 2020 Aptitude Test:

  • The no. of questions is 100.
  • The exam pattern is divided into two sections: Quantitative Ability (Multiple Choice and Short Answer Questions) and Verbal Ability (Multiple Choice Questions).
  • The duration of the exam is 2 hours.
  • The marking for every correct question is +4.
  • The marking for every incorrect question is -1. Although there is no negative marking in the Short answer questions.
Section No. of Questions Duration (in minutes)
Quantitative Ability (MCQ) 40 40
Verbal Ability 40 40
Quantitative Ability (SA) 20 40

IPMAT Syllabus 2020

IPMAT Syllabus aids the preparation for the IPMAT exam. There are majorly two sections in IIM Indore IPM 2020 Exam.

Candidates have to prepare for all the topics while there are questions from random topics. The question paper might not contain all the below-mentioned topics from each section.

Find below the section-wise IPMAT Syllabus.

IPMAT Syllabus for Quantitative Ability

Given below are the important topics in the IPMAT Syllabus for Quantitative Ability:

Algebra Number System
Set Theory Data Interpretation
Geometry, Mensuration Percentage, Profit and Loss
Time, Speed Distance, Time and Work

IPMAT Syllabus for Verbal Ability

Given below are the important topics in IPMAT Syllabus for Verbal Ability:

Reading Comprehension Paragraph Completion
Word Jumble Word Usage
Vocabulary and Analogy Para Jumble
Fill in the Blanks and Grammar -

IPMAT Preparation Tips 2020

With proper preparation tips, candidates can clear the exam in one attempt. Here are a few important IPMAT Preparation Tips that candidates can follow in order to score more marks in the exam.

  • First of all, candidates must ensure that they are aware of the SET Syllabus and Exam Pattern of 2020 before starting their preparation.
  • Make an individual study plan for each subject based on their weightage.
  • Set a time frame of at least one week for each subject.
  • Clear all the basic concepts of difficult subjects first, then, later on, move to easy subjects.
  • Note down all the important formulas and simple tips of each subject, so that it will be easy at the time of revision.
  • After finishing the preparation of all subjects, start with revision.
  • Take up IPMAT Mock Tests regularly to improve your time management skills and problem-solving skills.

IPMAT Preparation Books

Candidates can enhance their preparation with the help of IPMAT Books 2020. Here, we have provided subject-wise preparation books to help candidates better prepare for the exam. Given below are the preparation books for Quantitative aptitude section:

Book Name Author/Publication
Class XI and XII Mathematics R.D. Sharma
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams R.S.Aggarwal

Given below are the preparation books for Verbal ability section:

Book Name Author/Publication
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis
Better English Norman Lewis
English Grammar and Compositio Wren and Martin

IPMAT Exam Analysis 

Candidates can check the IPMAT Exam analysis to understand the difficulty level of the paper, the type of questions asked in all Shifts, a number of questions from each topic, and many more. 

  • Knowing the exam analysis of each subject will help aspirants to better focus on the important topics.
  • We will update you with the questions asked along with answers as soon as the exam is over.

IPMAT Result 2020

  • IPMAT Result 2020 will be declared in the third week of May 2020 (tentative).
  • IPMAT Result 2020 will be displayed on their official website.
  • The results will be shown overall as well as section-wise.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called upon for further rounds of written ability test and personal interview.

How to check IPMAT 2020 Result?

  • Go to the official website of IIM Indore
  • Go to the IPMAT section.
  • Click on the “Results” button.
  • Enter your IIM IPM 2020 application form number.
  • Enter the registered email ID or Date of Birth in DD/MM/YY format.
  • Now enter the Security Code/Password.
  • Click on the 'Get Status' tab.
  • IPMAT 2020 result will be displayed. 

IPMAT Cut off

The cutoff signifies the minimum marks to be obtained by candidates to be able to get shortlisted for the further rounds of selection. The shortlisted students who qualify the IPMAT Cut Off 2020 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:

Category Quantitative Ability (SA) Quantitative Ability (MCQ) Verbal Ability Female Male Total Applicants
General 16 25 85 129 273 402
NC-OBC 12 15 39 49 160 209
SC 8 10 27 37 116 153
ST 4 4 10 19 58 77
PwD 4 4 10 9 36 45

IPMAT 2020 Selection Process

The IPMAT 2020 Selection Process is a two-step process. The first step is the IPM Aptitude Test. On the basis of the score secured in this step, candidates are shortlisted for the second stage which involves a Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). The selection process is different for domestic applicants and international applicants. Go through the detailed selection process given below.

IPMAT Selection Procedure 2020 for Domestic Applicants

Candidates have to qualify in the aptitude test, writing ability test, and personal interview to get selected for the final admission procedure. Candidates can go through all the phases of the selection procedure for domestic applicants in this post.

Phase-1: The phase-1 is the aptitude test in which candidates have to score minimum qualifying marks set by the IIM Indore. The cut off marks for each section will be decided by the Admission Committee. 

Phase-2: Candidates will be shortlisted for written ability test and personal interview from the eligible pool for each category based on the minimum marks scored in each section of the aptitude test. Candidates not meeting the minimum performance in any of PI parameters will not be considered for the next stage of the selection process.

Phase-3: Only candidates who satisfy the requirements mentioned in the earlier stages will be considered for the final selection process. Category wise merit list will be generated based on Composite Score (CS) as mentioned in the table below.

Calculation of Composite score:

Component Score (Weight)
Aptitude Test Score (ATS) 50
Personal Interview (PI) 35
Written Ability Test (WAT) 15
Composite Score Sum of the above scores

IPMAT Selection Procedure 2020 for International Applicants

International applicants seeking admission to five-year IPM of IIM Indore will be selected based on the performance in SAT, Written Ability Test (WAT) & Personal Interview (PI). If candidates fail to appear either in SAT, WAT and PI shall not be considered for the final selection process.

Only candidates who qualify in all the stages will be considered for the final selection process. The final merit list will be generated based on the Composite Score (CS) as follows:

Component Score (Weight)
SAT Test Score* 50
Personal Interview (PI) 35
Written Ability Test (WAT) 15
Composite Score 100

IIM IPM Indore Counselling 2020

Candidates who will get qualified in all the stages of the IPMAT 2020 exam are eligible to appear for the counselling process. IPMAT Counselling is conducted across 8 cities in India. Candidates are advised to carry at least two photo set copies of their documents. They need to show all the original documents and submit photocopies of the same. Candidates have to carry the following documents for the counselling centers.

  • Original copy & photocopy of IIM IPM 2020 Rank Card
  • IPMAT Hall Ticket 2020 original and a photocopy
  • Marks sheet of 10th standard along with at least two xerox copy
  • Original Counselling Letter along with xerox copy
  • Medical Certificate mentioned in IPMAT 2020 Application Form
  • In case of OBC, SC and ST Candidates, Caste Certificate signed by the Competent Authority
  • Passport size Photographs (Black & White and Color)
  • Other necessary documents mentioned in the IPMAT Application form.

IPMAT 2020 Counselling Centres

IPMAT Counselling is conducted across 8 cities in India. Candidates can go through the table below to know the counselling centers of the  IIM IPM 2020.

State City
Karnataka Bengaluru
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Delhi Delhi
Telangana Hyderabad
Assam Guwahati
Madhya Pradesh Indore
West Bengal Kolkata
Maharashtra Mumbai

FAQ's

What is IPMAT Exam?

Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test is the an entrance exam held for admissions in the Five-Year Integrated Program in Management (IPM) in Indian Institute of Management (IIM).

What is the eligibility criteria for IPMAT?

Candidates having 60% or above in Class 10th & 12th can apply. Also candidates who appeared for their Class 12 in 2018, 2019 and 2020 can apply for the exam.

When is the IPMAT 2020 exam scheduled?

As per the latest reports, the IPMAT Exam Date has not yet been announced. 

What is the marking scheme for IPMAT Exam?

There are a total of 100 questions for 100 marks. For each correct answer 1 mark is awarded however, there is no negative marking for IPMAT.

How many sections are there in IPMAT Exam?

There are three section included in IPMAT Exam i.e., Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability, and Quantitative Ability Short Answers. 

Which are best books for IPMAT 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

Which is the best IPMAT 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.

What is the syllabus for IPMAT 2020 Exam?

As per the IPMAT 2020, the IIM does not provide any specific IPMAT Syllabus. However, candidates will be tested based on Quantitative Ability and Verbal Ability.

Can I clear IPMAT Exam in one attempt?

Yes, with the right preparation and strategy you can easily clear the IPMAT Exam in one attempt. Also, referring to the right books and study materials will help in clearing the exam with more marks.

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

The important topics of 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.

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