IPMAT 2021 was successfully conducted by IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak separately on two days for admissions to the Five-Year Integrated Program in Management (IPM). The final selection for admission is based on the scores of IPMAT and Interview. 

IIM Indore had scheduled the entrance exam for 16th July while IIM Rohtak scheduled the exam for 17th July 2021. 

Go through the detailed IPMAT Exam Analysis to know about the difficulty level of the exam and the questions asked. You can also go through the previous year's analysis as well to get an idea about the difficulty trend of the IIM IPM Entrance Exam. 

IPMAT Exam Analysis for IIM Jammu (JIPMAT Analysis)

Based on the students' review, the overall difficulty level of the JIPMAT Exam was easy compared to IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak.

  • There were no short answer questions in the exam.
  • Based on the difficulty level and type of questions asked, the expected cut off will be more than 300 marks.

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IPMAT Exam Analysis 2021 Key Highlights

  • By going through the analysis you will understand the difficulty level of the exam.
  • The total number of questions for IIM Indore is 60 while for IIM Rohtak it is 120 questions.
  • The exam was conducted in 34 cities at multiple centres. 

IIM Rohtak IPM Analysis 2021

our subject experts from SuperGrads have explained the detailed analysis for IIM IPM 2021 Rohtak. 

  • The overall difficulty level of IPMAT 2021 of IIM Rohtak was easy to moderate. 
  • IIM Rohtak was easy compared to IIM Indore
  • Based on the difficulty level and type of questions asked the expected cut off marks for IPMAT can be more than 150 marks. 
Sections No. of Questions No. of Good Attempts Difficulty Level
Quantitative Ability 40 27-30 Easy to Moderate
Logical Reasoning 40 27-31 Easy
Verbal Ability 40 29-32 Moderate
Total 120 75-78 Moderate

Questions Asked in Quantitative Ability

Topic No. of Questions
Average 2
Mixture & Allegation 4-5
Time & Work 2
Mensuration 4
Ratio & Proportion 1
Problem-based on Age 2
Number Series 2
Percentage 2-3
Miscellaneous 14-15

Questions Asked in Logical Reasoning

Topic Number of questions
Seating Arrangement 3-4
Direction Sense 2-3
Statement & Conclusion 4
Coding & Decoding 3
Statement & Assumption 3-4
Blood Relation 2
Syllogism 9
Analogy 2
Miscellaneous 7

Questions Asked in Verbal Ability

Topic Number of questions
Reading-Comprehension (1 Passage) 12
Para jumbles 3-4
One word substitution 3-4
Spelling Error 2
Synonyms & Antonyms 4-5
Grammar 5-6
Vocabulary 4-5
Misceelaneous 2

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IIM Indore IPM Analysis 2021

Our subject experts from SuperGrads have explained the detailed analysis of IPMAT Indore 2021

  • Overall the examination was a moderate level of difficulty. 
  • The short answer-type questions were difficult compared to MCQ. 
  • A surprising element in IPMAT 2021 is that the question paper included an LR set instead of DI. There were some missing elements that had to be filled in using logical thinking and answer the given questions. 
  • Based on the difficulty level and type of questions asked the expected cut off marks for IPMAT can be more than 150 marks. 
Sections No. of Questions No. of Good Attempts Difficulty Level
Quantitative Ability (SA) 10 6-7 Moderate to Difficult
Quantitative Ability (MCQ) 20 14-16 Moderate
Verbal Ability (MCQ) 30 24-26 Easy to Moderate
Total 60 42-45 Moderate

Questions Asked in Quantitative Ability SA

  • In an AP s5= s9, where s is the sum of terms. Find a3:a5. Ans: 9:5
  • In a triangle, the angles A, B, and C are in an AP. If sin (2A+B) =1/2. Find Sin (B+2C).  Ans: -1/2
  • Find the sum up to 10 terms of 1.3+5.7+7.9+....   
  • A train leaves a point at 12 pm. 2 hours later another train leaves and crosses the first train at 8 pm. The sum of speeds was 140 kmph. What time will the second train cross the first if it leaves 5 hours later from starting point. Ans: 8 am next day.
Topic No. of Questions
Average 1
Sequence & Series (AP) 1
Basic Algebra 1
Divisibility and Remainder 1
Quadrilateral (Geometry) 1
Time, Distance and Speed 1
Rectangle (Geometry) 1
Percentage 1
Relational and Functions 2

Questions Asked in Quantitative Aptitude MCQ

Topic Number of questions
Time and Speed 2
Geometry 2
Percentage 1
Logarithm 2
Data Interpretation 3
Arithmetic Progression 2
Time and Work 3
Permutation and Combination 1
Relations and Functions 2
Trigonometry 2
Total 20

Questions Asked in Verbal Ability

Topic Number of questions
Reading-Comprehension (1 Passage) 5-6
Fill in the Blanks 4
Para Jumbles 3
Sentence Correction 4
Synonyms 1
Idioms and Phrases 2-3
Sentence Completion 2-3
Vocabulary 3
Sentence Rearrangement 3

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IPMAT 2020 Exam Analysis

  • The number of questions was reduced by 50% but the time was reduced only by 25%. This made the exam less lengthy and answer questions easily.
  • The paper was not very difficult for non-math background students
  • All the questions were doable. The overall good score will be more than 60%. 
Sectional composition No. of Questions Time No. of Good Attempts
Quantitative Ability (SA) 10 30 Minutes 6-7
Quantitative Ability (MCQ) 20 30 Minutes 13-14
Verbal Ability 30 30 Minutes 23-25
Total 60 60 Minutes 42-46

Questions Asked in Quantitative Ability SA

Topic No. of Questions
Logarithm 1
Determinant 1
Functions 2
Permutation & Combination 1
Probability 1
Geometry (Circles) 1
Time, Speed, and Distance 1
Arithmetic 2

Questions Asked in Quantitative Aptitude MCQ

Topic Number of questions
Data Interpretation (1 Set) 5
Progression 1
Logarithm 2
Probability 3
Determinant 1
Set-Based 2
Matrices 1
Functions 1
Trigonometry 1
Geometry 1
Number System 1

Questions Asked in Verbal Ability

  • Incorrect sentences
  • Reading Comprehension - the passage was about exploration
  • 3 para jumbles - one sentence was about Hindi cinema
  • 6 Idioms and Phrases
  • 3 Fill in the Blanks
Topic Number of questions
Reading-Comprehension (1 Passage) 6
Fill in the Blanks 5
Para Jumbles (TITA) 3
Sentence Correction 5
Word Usage 3
Idioms and Phrases 5

IPMAT 2019 Analysis

Here is the detailed IIM IPM Analysis for 2019. Go through the previous year's analysis to know the difficulty level of the exam and the type of questions asked. The below table explains the number of questions asked in each section and the number of good attempts. 

Sectional composition No. of questions Marks No. of Good Attempts
Quantitative Ability (SA) 20 40 36-40
Quantitative Ability (MCQ) 40 40 60-68
Verbal Ability 40 40 112-120
Total 100 120 208-228

Section 1: Quantitative Ability SA IPMAT Rohtak Exam Analysis

  • This section includes 20 Short Answers and there is no negative marking for any wrong answers.
  • As per the student's feedback, the exam was quite difficult and time-consuming.
  • Many questions in the test paper were based on Logs, Arithmetic Progressions, Geometry, P&C, Probability, and was a mix of concepts.
Topics in the section No. of  Questions
Sequences & Series (AP, GP) 4
Algebra 4
Logarithms 4
Averages 4
Percentages 2
Probability & Venn Diagram 2
Total SA Questions 20

Section 2: Quantitative Ability MCQ

  • This section includes 40 MCQs with negative markings for each wrong answer.
  • All questions were doable.
  • Compared to the previous year, the difficulty level was slightly higher.
Question Topics No. of Questions
Number System 4
Arithmetic 8
Algebra 6
Geometry & Mensuration 5
Permutation Combination and Probability 5
Set Theory 4
Data Interpretation 5 in one set
Matrices and Determinants 3
Total Questions 40

Section 3: Verbal Ability IPM Analysis

  • This section included 40 MCQs.
  • The difficulty level was moderate and all questions were doable.
Topic Number of questions
Reading Comprehension 12
Fill in the Blanks 10
Sentence Completion 5
Para Jumbles 4
Sentence correction 5
Para completion 4
Total 40

IPMAT 2018 Exam Analysis

Here is the IPMAT Analysis for 2018. Check out the number of questions asked and the number of good attempts.

Sections No. of Questions Good Attempts
Quantitative Ability (SA) 20 9-11
Quantitative Ability (MCQ) 40 19-20
Verbal Ability 40 30-32

Section 1: Quantitative Ability (Short Answers)

  • This section was of moderate difficulty level.
  • The questions were asked from the topics like Logarithms, Sequence & Series, P&C, Probability, Arithmetic, Venn Diagrams, etc.

Section 2: Quantitative Ability (MCQ)

  • The Quantitative Ability (MCQ) section was the difficult one compared to other sections. 
  • A significant number of questions were present from Numbers, Algebra, Pure Maths, and a few from Arithmetic as well. 
  • Have a look at the topic-wise number of questions asked.
Topic Number of Questions
Numbers 3
Arithmetic 3
Pure Maths (P&C, Probability, Functions, Coordinate Geometry, Trigonometry, etc) 27
Mensuration 2
Data Interpretation 5
Total 40

Section 3: Verbal Ability (MCQ)

  • This was the easiest section and all questions were doable.
  • The below table explains the number of questions from each topic.
Area Number of Questions
Reading Comprehension 12
Sentence Completion (Single blank & Multiple Blanks) 5+5
Sentence Correction 4
Para Jumbles 4
Correct usage of words/phrases 5
Para Completion 5
Total 40

IPMAT 2017 Exam Analysis

Here is the IPMAT Analysis for 2017. Check out the number of questions asked and the number of good attempts.

Sections No. of Questions Good Score
Quantitative Ability (MCQ) 60 112
Verbal Ability 40 142
Total 90 200

Section 1: Quantitative Ability (MCQ)

  • The Quantitative Ability (MCQ) section was the difficult one compared to other sections. 
  • A significant number of questions were present from Numbers, Algebra, Pure Maths, and a few from Arithmetic as well. 
  • Have a look at the topic-wise number of questions asked.
Topic Number of questions
Data Interpretation (2 case lets) 10
Probability/P&C 9
Geometry 8
Sequences & Series 4
Logarithms 3
Set Theory 3
Mensuration 3
Time & Work 2
Complex Numbers 2
Functions 2
Time, speed, distance 2
Determinants 1
Trigonometry 1
Total 50

QA Type-In-Answer Type

Topic Number of questions
Functions, probability 5
P&C, polynomials, mensuration, set theory 5
Total 10

Section 2: Verbal Ability (MCQ)

  • This was the easiest section and all questions were doable.
  • The below table explains the number of questions from each topic.
Topic Number of questions
Reading Comprehension ( 2 passages, 250 words each) Fact based Q – 4, Opinion based Q-4, Vocabulary & understanding based Q- 4 12
Use of correct phrases in sentences 5
Use of correct words in sentences 5
Fill-in-the-blanks (Passage based) 5
Usage of words in sentences 5
Para jumbles 3
Paragraph inference 2
Paragraph completion 2
Grammatical error 1
Total 40

FAQ's

What is the IPMAT exam pattern for Aptitude Test?

The exam pattern of the IPMAT Aptitude test is divided into two sections: Quantitative Ability (Multiple Choice and Short Answer Questions) and Verbal Ability (Multiple Choice Questions). There will be a total of 100 questions and each question carries four marks. There is a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer. The duration of the exam is 2 hours.

What is the weightage of each section of the IPMAT 2022 Exam?

As per the IPMAT paper pattern, the question paper consists of two sections: Quantitative Ability (Multiple Choice and Short Answer Questions) and Verbal Ability (Multiple Choice Questions). Quantitative Ability Multiple Choice has 40 questions whereas the Quantitative Ability Short Answer section has 20 questions. The Verbal Ability section has 40 MCQ's.

What sub-topics are covered in the Quantitative Ability and Verbal Ability section of the IPMAT Exam 2022?

The Quantitative Ability of the IPMAT Exam 2021 cover sub-topics like Algebra, numerical calculations, Data Interpretation, mensuration, profit and loss, set theory, Distance, Time and Work, etc whereas Verbal Ability section covers Comprehension of passages, vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms, and Phrases, etc.

How is the IPMAT 2021 Analysis prepared?

On the day of IPMAT Exam, our team conduct a live analysis and take the feedback from students. This helps all aspirants of IPMAT to be aware of which type of questions are asked. 

What are the advantages of IPM 2021 Analysis?

Through the IPM 2021 Exam Analysis, students can

  • know the difficulty level off each subject.
  • know the number of good attempts
  • also, know the questions asked in each subject.

Can I watch the live IPMAT Rohtak Exam Analysis 2021?

Yes, we will update the live youtube link for students to watch the live analysis. Also, students go through the post to know about the analysis. 

Is IPMAT tough to clear?

With the right preparation strategy and following all preparation tips and tricks, students can definitely clear the exam with high score.