The IIM Indore will prescribe a set of requirements that you must fulfill for admission to the five-year Integrated Program in Management. This post will take you through the complete details about IPMAT Eligibility 2021.

IPMAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Before proceeding with the IPMAT Application Form, you are advised to check whether you meet eligibility or not. Let us have a look at the detailed IPMAT eligibility criteria in terms of age, qualification, and minimum percentage of marks from the post below.

IPMAT Age Limit 2021

  • If you belong to the general category, then your maximum age should be 20 years as of July 31, 2021.
  • If you fall into SC/ST/PwD category, you will get a relaxation age of 5 years.

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IPMAT Educational Qualification 2021

  • You should have passed Standard XII/HSC or equivalent examination in 2019, 2020 in order to be eligible for the IPMAT exam.
  • You can apply for the exam if you complete XII/ HSC standard or equivalent by the end of June 30, 2021. However, the IPMAT eligibility criteria must be fulfilled.

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IPMAT Minimum Percentage of Marks

  • You must have scored a minimum of 60% of marks in standard X/ SSC and standard XII/ HSC or equivalent examinations if you belong to the General category.
  • If you belong to the SC/ST/ PwD category, your minimum percentage should be 55%  in standard X/ SSC and standard XII/ HSC or equivalent examinations.
  • Begin your preparations by going through the detailed IPMAT Syllabus to know section-wise important topics. 

IIM Indore IPMAT Eligibility 2021: Key Points

  • At the time of registration, you must have to produce a standard X/ SSC and standard XII/ HSC or equivalent examinations mark sheet along with a school-leaving certificate/migration certificate. Otherwise, the provisional admission offer will get cancelled.
  • The percentage of marks obtained by you in X and XII Standard will be calculated based on the aggregate marks of all subjects that appear in the mark sheet/grade sheet, irrespective of the Board’s regulation.
  • In case you are awarded letter grades or grades points instead of marks, the conversion of grades to the percentage of marks would be based on the procedure certified by the Board or Authority explaining the method of conversion from where you have obtained the certificate.
  • Applicants pursuing their X and/or XII standard from international schools affiliated to foreign boards like IGCSE (International General Certificate for Secondary Education) and IB (International Baccalaureate) can also apply.
  • IIM Indore reserves the right to decide the IPMAT eligibility conditions in terms of equivalence, percentage marks, and the recognition of the qualifying examination, intake, etc.
  • Your age should not be more than 20 years of age as of July 31, 2021, if you belong to the NC/OBC category while it is 22 years if you belong to SC, ST, and PwD/SD category. Gear up your preparations by going through IPMAT Preparation Tips by experts for subject-wise tricks and strategies. 

IPMAT Reservation Policy 2021

The IIM Indore will offer a certain percentage of reservations for various categories.  To avail reservation, you need to submit the valid documents signed by the competent authority to ascertain the IPMAT eligibility status to apply under the reserved category (NC-OBC/SC/ST/EWSs/ PwD).

Category Reservation
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5%
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15%
PwD 5%
EWS 10%


What is the IPMAT Age Limit?

Candidates belonging to NC/OBC category must not exceed 20 years of age as on July 31, 2020, while candidates belonging to SC, ST and PwD/SD should not exceed 22 years of age as on July 31, 2020.

What is the minimum percentage required to apply for IPMAT Exam?

Candidates from General category must have minimum of 60% in their Higher Secondary and candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD must have a minimum of 55% in their Higher Secondary

I have written 12th Examination this year. Can I apply for IPMAT?

yes, you can apply but such candidates are required to submit the documents and also fulfill the eligibility criteria for IPMAT.

What is the IPMAT Educational Qualification?

Candidate should have passed Standard XII/HSC or equivalent examination in 2018, 2019, or appearing in 2020.

I am 19 years old and have completed 12th standard with 60% marks. Am I eligible to apply for the IPMAT Exam?

Yes. You are eligible to apply for the IPMAT Exam as the minimum percentage required is 60%.