Cut off marks are minimum marks that candidates need to score to get shortlisted for the next stage of the exam. Candidates willing to get admission into a 5-year Management course must ensure to score above the cut off marks in IPMAT Exam 2021. In this post, candidates can get complete information about expected IPMATCut Off Marks and previous year cut off.

IPMAT Cut Off 2021

As per the experts, knowing the cut off marks will help candidates to enhance their preparation and score good marks in the exam. Candidates willing to get admission in IIM Indore must fulfill the cut off and other parameters to get shortlisted for the final IPMAT Selection Procedure 2021. The Exam officials will release the IIM IPM Cut Off Marks for category-wise and subject-wise on the official website. The cut off marks for IPMAT Exam 2021 will be released after the declaration of the result. 

  • The IPMAT Cut Off Marks are decided by the exam conducting authority considering various factors such as the number of candidates appeared for the exam, difficulty level of the paper, previous year cut off, etc.
  • During preparation, it is advised for all candidates to know the qualifying marks and study well to better succeed in the exam.
  • The only candidates scoring above the IIM IPM Cut Off marks will be eligible for the next stage.

IPMAT Cut Off Marks 2021 Highlights

Exam Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test (IPMAT)
Conducting Body IIM Indore
IPMAT Exam Date May 2021 (Tentative)
Selection Process Online Exam, Written Test, & Personal Interview
No. of Seats Offered 120
Mode of Exam Computer Based Test (Online)
Official Website www.iimidr.ac.in

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Factors Affecting IPMAT Cut Off 2021

Considering the below factors, IIM Indore decides the cut off for IPMAT 2021. The IPM Cut off depends on

  • Total Number of candidates appearing for IPMAT exam
  • Total number of available seats 
  • The cutoff trends of the previous year
  • Reservation of seats
  • Marking scheme
  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • Performance of the applicants in the exam
  • Lowest and average marks attained by the aspirants in IPMAT

IPMAT Expected Cut off 2021

The cut off marks for IPMAT will be released along with the results. The expected cut off marks for IPMAT is decided based on various factors like mentioned above. Knowing the expected cut off marks will help candidates how to plan their preparation in a better way to score above IPMAT Cut Off. Let us have a look at the table below to know the expected cut off marks of IPMAT 2021.

Section Expected Sectional Cut-off
Quantitative Ability (SA) 8-12
Quantitative Ability (MCQ) 24-26
Verbal Ability (MCQ) 48-50

Previous Year IPMAT Cut off Marks

Check out the previous year's cut off marks for IPMAT Exam here. Enhance your preparations by going through the qualifying marks. 

IPMAT Cut Off 2019

As per the previous cut off, candidates belonging to general category must have scored 210 marks in the entrance exam. Know the qualifying marks for IPMAT Cut off 2019 here.

Category Verbal Cutoff Quant Cutoff (Non-MCQ) Quant Cutoff (MCQs) Overall
General 100 16 40 210
NC-OBC 64 8 24
Scheduled Caste 48 4 16
Scheduled Tribe 24 0 8
PwD(DA) 24 0 8

IPMAT Cut Off 2018

Check the IPMAT Category-Wise cut off marks below for 2018.

Category QA VA Female Male Total Candidates Min. Score Max. Score
Gen 40 100 140 256 396 35.86 91.67
NC-OBC 24 64 80 148 228 19.23 63.69
SC 16 48 58 118 176 10.35 51.56
ST 8 24 28 62 90 4.07 40.93
PWD 8 24 6 26 32 4.07 48.87

IPMAT Cut Off for the year 2017

Here is the cut off for IPMAT 2017 mentioned in category-wise.

Category Female Male Shortlisted Min. Score Max. Score
Gen 140 256 396 35.86 91.67
NC-OBC 80 148 228 19.23 63.69
SC 58 118 176 10.35 51.56
ST 28 62 90 4.07 40.93
PWD 6 26 32 4.07 48.87

Section-wise Cut off Marks for IPMAT 2017

Go through the section-wise IPMAT Cut Off for 2017 from the below table. 

Category QA VA
General 40 100
NC-OBC 24 64
SC 16 48
ST 8 24
PWD 8 24

IPM Cut Off for 2016

The below table shows the IIM IPM Cut off 2016. 

Category Minimum ATS Maximum ATS
General 50.75 89.98
NC-OBC 30.37 50.71
SC 23.65 47.83
ST 14.05 47.58
DA 2.34 42.62

IPM Cut Off 2015

Go through the qualifying marks for IPMAT 2015 from the below table.

Category Minimum ATS Maximum ATS
General 41.42 85.05
NC-OBC 22.01 41.32
SC 14.87 40.64
ST 2.20 37.57
DA 5.32 35.17

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What happens after IPMAT Cut Off 2021 declaration?

  • After the announcement of IPMAT cutoff, candidates will be called for the next stage of the selection process.
  • Then, on the basis of the scores in all the stages, the exam conducting body will prepare the merit list. 
  • First, a provisional merit list will be released and later the final merit list of the candidates will be announced.
  • Finally, the admission process will begin expectedly in the month of August 2021.

IPMAT Selection Process 2021

Candidates willing to get admission into a 5-year management course through IPMA have to qualify in the following stages by scoring above the cut off marks. There are three stages involved in the selection of candidates for the management courses. To better succeed in the exam, candidates can opt for the best IPMAT Coaching. This will also help students to enhance their preparation and score good marks in the exam.

Stage 1: IPMAT Exam 2021

  • This is an online computer-based test conducted for 400 marks. 
  • The exam includes three sections: Quantitative Ability SA, Quantitative Ability MCQs, and Verbal Ability.
  • Candidates who will score above the IPMAT cut off in the exam are called for the next round of the selection process.
Section I Quantitative Aptitude - MCQs This section consists of 40 questions each carrying 4 marks.
Section II Quantitative Ability - SA This section will contain 20 questions each carrying 4 marks. candidates must note that negative marking will not be applicable in this section.
Section III Verbal Ability - MCQ This section will contain 40 questions, each carrying 4 marks.

Stage 2: Written Test and Personal Interview

Candidates are shortlisted for written tests on the basis of their scores in the IPMAT Test. Candidates who will get qualify in the written test have to appear for the next stage i.e., Personal Interview. 

Stage 3: Merit List Generation

  • Category wise merit list will be generated based on Composite Score (CS)
  • Provisional admission offers will be made accordingly adhering to the Government of India reservation norms

For the final merit list, the candidate's scores in all the stages are taken into consideration. The below table explains the weightage of each stage.

Aptitude Test Score (IPMAT) 50%(Written test - QA section + VA section)
Personal Interview 35%
Written Ability Test 15%

FAQ's

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.

Is there any relaxation for SC/ST category in the IPMAT Cut off Marks?

Yes, the IPMAT Cut Off Marks are decided separately for each category. 

How is the IPMAT cut off Marks decided?

The IPMAT Cut off Marks are decided considering various factors like

  • Total Number of candidates appearing for IPMAT exam
  • Total number of available seats 
  • The cutoff trends of the previous year
  • Reservation of seats
  • Marking scheme
  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • Performance of the applicants in the exam
  • Lowest and average marks attained by the aspirants in IPMAT

Is it Mandatory to score more the IPMAT 2021 Cut off?

Yes, candidates scoring above the IPMAT cut off will be eligible for getting shortlisted to next stage. 

When will exam authorities release the cut off marks for IPMAT 2021?

As the exam date is not yet announced, it is difficult to predict the release date of cut off. Generally, the IPMAT cut off will be released post announcement of results. 

What is the overall expected cutoff of IPMAt 2021 for general category?

The overall expected cut off for IPMAT 2021 General category is 210.