Updated On : November 18, 2023
Summary: Are you ready to embark on a thrilling adventure that leads to some of the most esteemed management institutes in the country? Let's examine each exam-related aspect for IPMAT Indore and Rohtak independently for the new session of the IPMAT exam to be held in 2024!
IPMAT 2024 exam is the gateway to India's most sought-after management program - i.e. Five-Year Integrated Program in Management (IPM).
IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak conduct the exam annually for admissions to their flagship program.
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IPMAT Full Form: Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test
The IPMAT Exam, or Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test, is an entrance exam conducted by prestigious Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) for admission to their five-year Integrated Program in Management (IPM).
It aims to identify and nurture young talents for future leadership roles in the business world.
Refer to the table below to see the highlights:
|Name of the Exam||IPMAT Indore 2024||IPMAT Rohtak 2024|
|Conducting Body||Indian Institute of Management||Indian Institute of Management|
|Exam Frequency||Once a Year||Annually|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam||National Level|
|Mode of Exam||Online at Exam Center||Online at Exam Center|
|Age Limit||General category: 20 years||General, NC-OBC and EWS Category: 20 years|
|SC/ST: 25 years||SC, ST and PWD (DAP) Category: 20 years|
|Last Date to Apply||April 2024 (Tentative)||April 2024 (Tentative)|
|Mode of Application||Online||Online|
|Application Fee||General, OBC - Rs. 4130||General/OBC - 4175/-|
|SC/ST - Rs. 2065||SC/ST - 4175/-|
|Number of Seats||150||180|
|Exam Duration||120 Minutes||120 Minutes|
|Selection Process||Aptitude test (ATS)||IPM Aptitude Test|
|Personal Interview (PI)||Online Personal Interview (PI)|
|Sections||Quantitative Ability and Verbal Ability||Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning, Verbal Ability, Legal Reasoning|
Ideally, IIM will start the online registration process after the release of the official notification.
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IPMAT exam dates and IPMAT exam schedule expected as per Notification IPMAT 2024 are as follows:
|Events||IPM Rohtak Dates (Tentative)||IPM Indore Dates(Tentative)|
|Starting Date to Apply||February 2024||March 2024|
|Last Date to Apply Online||April 2024||April 2024|
|Issue of Admit Card||May 2024||June 2024|
|IPMAT Exam date 2023||May 2024||June 2024|
|Personal Interview||June 2024||July 2024|
|Final Merit List||June 2024||July 2024|
|The academic program begins from||June 2024||August 2024|
It is an exam conducted by IIM Indore for admission into integrated management programs, which is offered for a course duration of 5 years. IPMAT is a dual-degree program that IIM Indore offers that combines a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
IPMAT entrance exam, or the IPMAT Rohtak, is again the admission test conducted by IIM Rohtak for admission into their integrated management program for 5 years. Note that the exam pattern and syllabus slightly differ for both Indore and Rohtak.
NTA conducts JIPMAT for students to take admissions in IIM Jammu and IIM Bodhgaya for the IPM program.
IPM is a dual-degree program that IIM Indore, IIM Rohtak, IIM Ranchi, IIM Jammu and IIM Bodhgaya offer that combines a bachelor's degree and a master's degree. The curriculum is intended for students who want to pursue careers in management and business.
IIM Ranchi, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), TAPMI, NIRMA, NALSAR, and Master' Union also accept IPMAT scores for its Integrated Course in Management.
The eligibility criteria will vary for both domestic and international applicants.
To apply for the IPMAT test, you must satisfy the IIM IPM Eligibility.
Note: Candidates likely to complete standard XII/ HSC or equivalent can also apply, subject to meeting the eligibility criteria mentioned above.
If selected, such candidates will be offered admission to the program provisionally. At the time of registration for the program, such candidate must have to produce standard X/ SSC and standard XII/ HSC or equivalent examinations mark sheet (securing minimum marks, as indicated above) along with a school leaving certificate/migration certificate, failing which the candidate’s provisional admission offer will stand cancelled.
You must satisfy the following criteria to apply.
Note 1: Candidates likely to complete standard XII/ HSC or equivalent by the end of June 2024 can also apply, subject to meeting the minimum eligibility criteria after the declaration of results (only in the case of the XIIth standard) as mentioned above. If selected, such candidates will be offered admission to the program provisionally. At the time of registration for the program, such candidates must produce X and XII standard mark sheets (securing minimum marks, i.e. 60% for General, EWS, and NCOBC or 55% for SC, ST, and PWD) along with school leaving certificate/migration certificate, failing which the candidate’s admission offer stands cancelled.
Note 2: The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in X and XII Standard would be calculated based on the aggregate marks of the best five subjects that appear in the mark sheet/grade sheet, irrespective of the Board’s regulation. If the candidates are awarded letter grades or grade points instead of marks, the conversion of grades to the percentage of marks of the best five subjects would be based on the procedure certified by the Board/ Competent Authority explaining the method of conversion from where they obtained the certificate.
Note: IIM Ranchi admission is based on scores of IPMAT only (conducted by IIM Indore). SAT scores will no longer be accepted for admission into IPM Ranchi program from 2024 onwards.
The Institute reserves the right to change/ modify the admission process/ criteria.
Satisfy the eligibility requirements of the IPM Indore exam to seek admission to IIM Ranchi.
Check: IPM Ranchi Admission Process
International aspirants can also apply for admission to IIM Indore through SAT.
You are eligible to apply for the IIM Indore IPM 2024 Exam if you satisfy the following criteria:
Note that all international or national applicants have to follow the same application process for IPMAT.
Check: Topper's Tips to Crack IPMAT
You can follow the simple instructions given below while downloading the IIM IPM admit card:
The IPMAT Selection Process is a two-step process different for domestic and international applicants. Go through the detailed selection process given in the post below.
Stage 1: The candidates satisfying the minimum eligibility criteria should submit their application online.
Stage 2: Based on the applications received, candidates satisfying minimum eligibility criteria will be called for the Aptitude Test (AT) to be conducted across 34 cities (tentatively).
Stage 3: The candidates with positive raw scores and a minimum mark in each of the three sections of the Aptitude Test are shortlisted for the next round.
Stage 4: Sufficient number of candidates will be shortlisted for Personal Interviews (PI)
Stage 5: Only those candidates satisfying the requirements mentioned in earlier stages will be considered for the final selection. Category-wise merit list will be generated based on Composite Score (CS), and the merit list will be published.
Stage I: Online Registration
(i) Interested applicants who fulfil the above-mentioned eligibility criteria will fill out the registration form that evaluates the applicant’s proficiency in academics and extra-curricular activities.
(ii) The eligible applicants will pay a non-refundable registration fee of Rs. 4175/- (Four Thousand One Hundred Seventy-Five Only)
Stage II: IPM Aptitude Test (IPM in 2024)
(i) All the interested applicants will undergo IIM Rohtak’s IPM Aptitude Test, which will examine the applicant's aptitude, logical reasoning, and proficiency in English.
(ii) IPM AT to be conducted in May 2024 (tentatively).
Stage III: Online Personal Interview (PI)
(i) The Call for Online Personal Interviews (PI) announcement will be done in the First Week of June 2024. The shortlisting will be based on the IPM AT 2024 scores.
(ii) during their personal interviews, the candidates will be judged based on their academics, general awareness, and communication skills.
(iii) The interviews are proposed to be held in the Second Week of June 2024 (Tentative)
Stage IV: Announcement of Selection List and Offer Acceptance
The final Merit List will be generated based on the composite score of IPMAT 2024, Past Academics, and Personal Interviews.
Students clearing the IPM Indore test will be selected for the IPM Ranchi program. SAT scores are no longer valid.
The selection process of IIM Jammu consists of:
The admission to IPM would be through a Joint IPM Admission Test (JIPMAT 2024) and other parameters. The JIPMAT 2024 will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) on behalf of IIM Bodh Gaya and IIM Jammu.
Merit List: The candidates, who scored more than or equal to category-wise sectional percentile 30, will be eligible for the Merit List. Sectional raw scores will also be subjected to minimum qualifying requirements (the same will be decided after the result is based on the available pool of candidates).
IIM Indore provides financial assistance to needy people through the NBFA (Need-Based Financial Assistance) Scheme.
|Section||Time duration for the section|
|QA (MCQ)||40 Minutes|
|QA (SA)||40 Minutes|
|VA (MCQ)||40 Minutes|
IPM Aptitude Test will comprise of following sections:
|Section||Number of Questions||Time duration for the section|
|Quantitative Ability||40||40 Minutes|
|Logical Reasoning||40||40 Minutes|
|Verbal Ability||40||40 Minutes|
|Legal Reasoning||40||40 Minutes|
Each question will carry 4 marks.
There will be a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer. All the questions will be multiple-choice questions.
This exam pattern is followed for both Jammu and Bodh Gaya:
The entrance test will consist of questions on
|Category||Quantitative Aptitude||Data Interpretation||Verbal Ability|
Knowing the IPM Entrance Exam Syllabus will help you know the important topics from the exam point of view and focus more on those topics to score good marks in the upcoming exam.
Check out the detailed syllabus from the post below and enhance your preparation levels for the upcoming exam.
Out of 80 questions from the quantitative section, 40 are objective-type questions, and 40 are short-answer-type questions.
Given below are the important topics from the IIM Indore Exam Syllabus for Quantitative Ability:
|Set Theory||Data Interpretation|
|Geometry, Mensuration||Percentage, Profit, and Loss|
|Time, Speed||Distance, Time and Work|
The below table shows the essential topics to be prepared under the IPMAT Indore Syllabus for the Verbal ability section:
|Reading Comprehension||Paragraph Completion|
|Word Jumble||Word Usage|
|Vocabulary and Analogy||Para Jumble|
|Fill in the Blanks and Grammar||-|
The exam will test you mainly on quantitative aptitude and verbal ability. The following are simple tips to enhance your preparation for the upcoming exam.
Going through some simple tips suggested by experts will help you learn short techniques to solve the questions quickly in the exam.
The following are some of the best IPMAT Maths Preparation Tips suggested by experts and toppers:
Enlisted are the quantitative aptitude books that shall cover all the topics given in the syllabus:
|Class XI and XII Mathematics||R.D. Sharma|
|Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams||R.S.Aggarwal|
The following are the verbal ability books that cover all the topics as per the latest syllabus:
|Word Power Made Easy||Norman Lewis|
|Better English||Norman Lewis|
|English Grammar and Composition||Wren and Martin|
Check: IPMAT Exams Analysis
Students frequently neglect to read the instructions listed on the admissions card. One of the key requirements on the admit card states that you shouldn't bring any jewellery or metallic items, much alone a pen, pencil, or piece of paper, to the exam location.
Any type of chain, any type of bracelet, any type of ring, and you cannot wear a belt are just a few items you are not allowed to bring into the exam centre.
Students are not permitted to carry watches, smartphones, or even their car or bike keys.
Check: IPMAT Exam Day Instructions
The Government of India has implied a fixed percentage for seat reservations of different categories. Check the table below.
|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%|
As per the notification, the following categories will fall under the PwD category:
The data below is collected as per last year's records
|IIM Institutes||Number of Seats (Expected)|
|IIM Bodh Gaya||120|
Cut-off marks are the minimum marks that you need to score to get shortlisted for further selection rounds.
You will only get shortlisted in the aptitude test if you score above the IPMAT Cut-Off 2023.
Check out the table below for the IIM Indore Cut-Off categories for the year 2022:
|Category||Quantitative SA||Quantitative MCQ||Verbal Ability||Female||Male|
|Category||Count||Minimum ATS||Maximum ATS|
Check: IPMAT Indore Cut off
Check out the table below for the IIM Rohtak Cut-Off categories for the year 2022:
|Category||Minimum Cut-off Marks||Female||Male||Total|
Check out the table below for the JIPMAT Cut-Off categories for the year 2022:
|Category||Quantitative Aptitude||Data Interpretation||Verbal Ability|
The national-level IIM IPM Exam is conducted across 34 cities in the country. You will be given the option to select your preferred IIM IPM Exam Centers while filling out the application form.
However, the allotted centre may change as per the availability of seats at the exam centre:
Check: IPMAT Exam Centres
The scorecard is released along with the result. It includes the scores and percentile obtained by you in each section of the paper, along with the overall scores and percentile.
Based on the IPM Indore result, you will get shortlisted for the personal assessment round.
Counselling is conducted across 8 cities in India.
Note that all original documents have to be shown at the time of counselling.
The IIMs ensure that the students admitted to the IPM course follow a specific learning pattern. So to execute this, there is a set of goals that every student must follow and learn.
Goal For First Three Years
During the first three years of the IPM program, the students will be enabled to:
Goal For The Last Two Years
The last two years for every IPM student are crucial as they are mixed with the batch of PGP program students. So the learning goal for the previous two years comprises of the following:
Check: JIPMAT Previous Year Papers
Apart from IIM Indore, 7 other prestigious colleges in India accept IPMAT Indore scores for admission into integrated programs from 2024.
IPMAT Colleges List 2024 is as follows:
These are IPMAT colleges offering IPM programs based on IIM Indore scores.
Check: IPMAT Colleges
The IPMAT exam has proven to be an invaluable exam for anyone seeking to study management in the top-ranked B-schools in India after class 12.
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