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IPMAT Exam Pattern 2023 Check Marking Scheme

Author : Palak Khanna

September 16, 2022

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Summary: The IPMAT examination is one of the biggest and most prestigious exams for all the management aspirants. Conducted by IIM Indore, IPMAT is the only way to get into the Indian Institute of Management(IIM). Before any student can begin their preparations for IPMAT, it is important that they know all the details about the IPMAT exam pattern. Here we will get to know all the details about the pattern, marking scheme and number of questions you need to attempt for the examination. The pattern and marking scheme for different IIMs vary a bit, so you will find different sections for each IIM.

IPMAT Exam Pattern

As we all know, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore revised the paper pattern of the IPMAT entrance exam last year. However, the institute will follow the exam structure followed in 2019, 2018, and 2017 this year.

The key highlights of the IPMAT Exam Pattern 2023 are as follows:

  • The IPM Rohtak & IPM Indore exam date for 2023 is not yet announced but is likely to be conducted in between May and July 2023.
  • The Indore question paper will have 100 questions, and the Rohtak question paper will have 120 questions.
  • All aspirants must attempt the exam only in the English language.
  • The IPM Indore exam is conducted for 400 marks, and Rohtak is for 480 marks.

Read through the post that will give you a complete insight into the paper pattern for IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak, such as exam structure, the number of sections, type of questions from each section, marking scheme, and more.

IIM Indore IPM Aptitude Test Pattern 2023

As said above, the Indian Institute of Management follows the same paper pattern of 2019 for the IPMAT Indore Entrance Exam 2023

The aptitude test for IIM Indore comprises 100 questions, out of which 60 are from quantitative ability (including MCQs and Short answers questions) and 40 questions from verbal ability.

Look at the table below to understand the significant changes in the IPMAT exam pattern compared to the previous year.

Download Free Study Material for IPMAT Exam by SuperGrads

Parameters IPMAT 2023 Exam Pattern IPMAT 2023 Exam Pattern (Expected)
Number of Stages Aptitude Test, Personal Assessment, and Video Assessment Aptitude Test, Written Ability Test (WAT), Personal Interview
Number of Questions 100 100
IPMAT Total Marks 400 400

IPMAT Question Paper Pattern for Aptitude Test 2023

There are three sections in the IPMAT 2023 exam: Quantitative Ability (MCQ), Quantitative Ability (SA), and Verbal Ability. 

  • The exam will be held in online mode.
  • The question paper includes only 100 questions, and each question carries four marks.
  • The exam is conducted for a total of 400 marks.
  • The total time duration of the exam is 120 minutes, i.e., 2 hours.

Read more: Short tricks to manage IPMAT preparation with board exams

Sections Quantitative Ability Quantitative Ability Verbal Ability
Question Type Objective Type Questions(MCQ) Descriptive Type (Short Answers) Objective Type Questions(MCQ)
Number of Questions 40 20 40
Maximum Marks 160 80 160
Time Duration 40 mins 40 mins 40 mins

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ipmat Mock test

Personal Interview (PI)

Only those who will score minimum qualifying marks in the IPMAT exam will get shortlisted for the personal interview. The admission committee manages the interview round.

The interviewer tests your confidence levels, communication skills, general awareness, motivational skills, and knowledge during the interview.

Read more: Short tricks to attempt the multiplication-division question in IPMAT exam

Video Assessment (VA)

You will qualify for the video assessment round based on positive raw scores and minimum marks in each of the three sections of the Aptitude Test.

At this stage, you will be given a set of questions on which you are required to record your videos and upload them within the given time.

Number of Sections in IPMAT 2023

Out of three sections in the exam, two sections are based on Quantitative Aptitude, and the other is based on Verbal Ability.

As per the IPMAT Syllabus 2023, the quantitative Sections include topics such as Average, Profit & Loss, Percentage, Number Series, Data Interpretation (DI), Logical Reasoning.

The Verbal Ability section includes reading comprehension, Error Detection, Vocabulary, and more questions.

IPMAT Time Duration 2023

As per the IPMAT Exam Pattern 2023 Guidelines, the exam duration is 120 minutes i.e., 2 hours.

  • There is a sectional time limit for each section.
  • You will be given 80 minutes to attempt the Quantitative Section and 40 minutes for the Verbal Ability Section.
  • It would help if you answered the sections in a pre-specified order, and the pre-specified order is the same for all exam appearing aspirants.

Read MoreBest books to enhance your IPMAT Preparation

IPMAT Marking Scheme 2023

  • As per the IPMAT Paper Pattern, you will be rewarded four marks for every correct answer, and one mark will be deducted for every wrong answer in the MCQ questions.
  • There will be no negative marking for the descriptive-type questions in the Quantitative section.
  • No marks are allotted or deducted for unattempted questions.
Question Marks
Correct Answer +4 Marks
Wrong Answer -1 Mark

Read More: Short Tricks to prepare Maths for IPMAT Exam

IPMAT Indore Final Selection Weightage 2023

According to the IPMAT Exam Pattern, the final selection will be based on the weightage provided in the table below:

Component Score (Weight)
Aptitude Test Score (ATS) 65%
Personal Interview (PI) 35%
Composite Score (CS) Sum of the above scores

ipmat mock test

ipmat Mock test

IPMAT Exam Pattern 2023 - Composite Score Calculation

Go through the points below to understand the calculation procedure of the Composite Score as per the latest IPMAT Paper Pattern 2023.

  • Quantitative Section(MCQ) Section Scores- 25x[(candidate's Score- Minimum Score)/(Maximum Score- Minimum Score)]
  • Quantitative Section(SA) Section Scores- 25x[(candidate's Score- Minimum Score)/(Maximum Score- Minimum Score)]
  • Verbal Ability Section Scores- 50x[(candidate's Score- Minimum Score)/(Maximum Score- Minimum Score)]

Note: Maximum and minimum scores are the highest and lowest scores obtained in respective sections by the students from the eligible pool.

Read More: Short tricks to prepare verbal ability for IPMAT

IIM Rohtak IPMAT Exam Pattern 2023

The Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak, will hold the authority to prescribe the paper pattern for the IPMAT exam.

If you are an aspirant for the IIM IPM Aptitude Test, knowing the exam pattern is most important for better results.

Let's look into the detailed exam pattern of the IIM Rohtak from the post below and enhance your preparation levels for the upcoming exam.

IIM Rohtak IPM Aptitude Test 2023

The aptitude test will examine your aptitude, logical reasoning, and proficiency in the English language. The IPMAT Rohtak question paper will comprise 120 questions, and each question carries 4 marks.

Also, there is a negative marking of -1 marks for each wrongly answered question. All the questions will be multiple-choice questions.

Section No. of Questions Time Duration
Quantitative ability 40 40 mins
Logical reasoning 40 40 mins
Verbal ability 40 40 mins

Only those who score above the IPMAT Cut Off will get shortlisted for the personal interview. During the interview, interviewers will judge you based on your academics, general awareness, and communication skills.

IPMAT Rohtak Final Selection Weightage 2023

Authorities will generate the final selection based on the composite score given in the table below:

Component The weightage (%)
Aptitude Test Score (ATS) 45
Personal Assessment (PA) 15
Past Academics (10th and 12th) 40

Frequently Asked Questions

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).
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.
Yes. There is a sectional time limit in the IPMAT Exam. Quantitative Section will be given 80 minutes and for the Verbal Ability Section, 40 minutes will be provided. You are required to answer the sections in a pre-specified order and the pre-specified order is the same for all exam appearing candidates.
There are a total of 100 questions for 400 marks. Each correct answer will be rewarded with +4 marks and each wrong answer in the MCQ section will result in a deduction of -1 marks. However, there is no negative marking for IPMAT short answer questions.
Yes. The IPMAT Exam has non-MCQ type questions. In the Quantitative section, there are 20 short answer questions will be asked and each question carries four mark.
As per the exam pattern, no marks will be added or deducted for unanswered questions.
The IPMAT 2022 Exam is conducted in online mode.
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IPMAT Exam Pattern 2023 Check Marking Scheme

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : September 16, 2022

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Summary: The IPMAT examination is one of the biggest and most prestigious exams for all the management aspirants. Conducted by IIM Indore, IPMAT is the only way to get into the Indian Institute of Management(IIM). Before any student can begin their preparations for IPMAT, it is important that they know all the details about the IPMAT exam pattern. Here we will get to know all the details about the pattern, marking scheme and number of questions you need to attempt for the examination. The pattern and marking scheme for different IIMs vary a bit, so you will find different sections for each IIM.

IPMAT Exam Pattern

As we all know, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore revised the paper pattern of the IPMAT entrance exam last year. However, the institute will follow the exam structure followed in 2019, 2018, and 2017 this year.

The key highlights of the IPMAT Exam Pattern 2023 are as follows:

  • The IPM Rohtak & IPM Indore exam date for 2023 is not yet announced but is likely to be conducted in between May and July 2023.
  • The Indore question paper will have 100 questions, and the Rohtak question paper will have 120 questions.
  • All aspirants must attempt the exam only in the English language.
  • The IPM Indore exam is conducted for 400 marks, and Rohtak is for 480 marks.

Read through the post that will give you a complete insight into the paper pattern for IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak, such as exam structure, the number of sections, type of questions from each section, marking scheme, and more.

IIM Indore IPM Aptitude Test Pattern 2023

As said above, the Indian Institute of Management follows the same paper pattern of 2019 for the IPMAT Indore Entrance Exam 2023

The aptitude test for IIM Indore comprises 100 questions, out of which 60 are from quantitative ability (including MCQs and Short answers questions) and 40 questions from verbal ability.

Look at the table below to understand the significant changes in the IPMAT exam pattern compared to the previous year.

Download Free Study Material for IPMAT Exam by SuperGrads

Parameters IPMAT 2023 Exam Pattern IPMAT 2023 Exam Pattern (Expected)
Number of Stages Aptitude Test, Personal Assessment, and Video Assessment Aptitude Test, Written Ability Test (WAT), Personal Interview
Number of Questions 100 100
IPMAT Total Marks 400 400

IPMAT Question Paper Pattern for Aptitude Test 2023

There are three sections in the IPMAT 2023 exam: Quantitative Ability (MCQ), Quantitative Ability (SA), and Verbal Ability. 

  • The exam will be held in online mode.
  • The question paper includes only 100 questions, and each question carries four marks.
  • The exam is conducted for a total of 400 marks.
  • The total time duration of the exam is 120 minutes, i.e., 2 hours.

Read more: Short tricks to manage IPMAT preparation with board exams

Sections Quantitative Ability Quantitative Ability Verbal Ability
Question Type Objective Type Questions(MCQ) Descriptive Type (Short Answers) Objective Type Questions(MCQ)
Number of Questions 40 20 40
Maximum Marks 160 80 160
Time Duration 40 mins 40 mins 40 mins

ipmat mock test

ipmat Mock test

Personal Interview (PI)

Only those who will score minimum qualifying marks in the IPMAT exam will get shortlisted for the personal interview. The admission committee manages the interview round.

The interviewer tests your confidence levels, communication skills, general awareness, motivational skills, and knowledge during the interview.

Read more: Short tricks to attempt the multiplication-division question in IPMAT exam

Video Assessment (VA)

You will qualify for the video assessment round based on positive raw scores and minimum marks in each of the three sections of the Aptitude Test.

At this stage, you will be given a set of questions on which you are required to record your videos and upload them within the given time.

Number of Sections in IPMAT 2023

Out of three sections in the exam, two sections are based on Quantitative Aptitude, and the other is based on Verbal Ability.

As per the IPMAT Syllabus 2023, the quantitative Sections include topics such as Average, Profit & Loss, Percentage, Number Series, Data Interpretation (DI), Logical Reasoning.

The Verbal Ability section includes reading comprehension, Error Detection, Vocabulary, and more questions.

IPMAT Time Duration 2023

As per the IPMAT Exam Pattern 2023 Guidelines, the exam duration is 120 minutes i.e., 2 hours.

  • There is a sectional time limit for each section.
  • You will be given 80 minutes to attempt the Quantitative Section and 40 minutes for the Verbal Ability Section.
  • It would help if you answered the sections in a pre-specified order, and the pre-specified order is the same for all exam appearing aspirants.

Read MoreBest books to enhance your IPMAT Preparation

IPMAT Marking Scheme 2023

  • As per the IPMAT Paper Pattern, you will be rewarded four marks for every correct answer, and one mark will be deducted for every wrong answer in the MCQ questions.
  • There will be no negative marking for the descriptive-type questions in the Quantitative section.
  • No marks are allotted or deducted for unattempted questions.
Question Marks
Correct Answer +4 Marks
Wrong Answer -1 Mark

Read More: Short Tricks to prepare Maths for IPMAT Exam

IPMAT Indore Final Selection Weightage 2023

According to the IPMAT Exam Pattern, the final selection will be based on the weightage provided in the table below:

Component Score (Weight)
Aptitude Test Score (ATS) 65%
Personal Interview (PI) 35%
Composite Score (CS) Sum of the above scores

ipmat mock test

ipmat Mock test

IPMAT Exam Pattern 2023 - Composite Score Calculation

Go through the points below to understand the calculation procedure of the Composite Score as per the latest IPMAT Paper Pattern 2023.

  • Quantitative Section(MCQ) Section Scores- 25x[(candidate's Score- Minimum Score)/(Maximum Score- Minimum Score)]
  • Quantitative Section(SA) Section Scores- 25x[(candidate's Score- Minimum Score)/(Maximum Score- Minimum Score)]
  • Verbal Ability Section Scores- 50x[(candidate's Score- Minimum Score)/(Maximum Score- Minimum Score)]

Note: Maximum and minimum scores are the highest and lowest scores obtained in respective sections by the students from the eligible pool.

Read More: Short tricks to prepare verbal ability for IPMAT

IIM Rohtak IPMAT Exam Pattern 2023

The Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak, will hold the authority to prescribe the paper pattern for the IPMAT exam.

If you are an aspirant for the IIM IPM Aptitude Test, knowing the exam pattern is most important for better results.

Let's look into the detailed exam pattern of the IIM Rohtak from the post below and enhance your preparation levels for the upcoming exam.

IIM Rohtak IPM Aptitude Test 2023

The aptitude test will examine your aptitude, logical reasoning, and proficiency in the English language. The IPMAT Rohtak question paper will comprise 120 questions, and each question carries 4 marks.

Also, there is a negative marking of -1 marks for each wrongly answered question. All the questions will be multiple-choice questions.

Section No. of Questions Time Duration
Quantitative ability 40 40 mins
Logical reasoning 40 40 mins
Verbal ability 40 40 mins

Only those who score above the IPMAT Cut Off will get shortlisted for the personal interview. During the interview, interviewers will judge you based on your academics, general awareness, and communication skills.

IPMAT Rohtak Final Selection Weightage 2023

Authorities will generate the final selection based on the composite score given in the table below:

Component The weightage (%)
Aptitude Test Score (ATS) 45
Personal Assessment (PA) 15
Past Academics (10th and 12th) 40

Frequently Asked Questions

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).
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.
Yes. There is a sectional time limit in the IPMAT Exam. Quantitative Section will be given 80 minutes and for the Verbal Ability Section, 40 minutes will be provided. You are required to answer the sections in a pre-specified order and the pre-specified order is the same for all exam appearing candidates.
There are a total of 100 questions for 400 marks. Each correct answer will be rewarded with +4 marks and each wrong answer in the MCQ section will result in a deduction of -1 marks. However, there is no negative marking for IPMAT short answer questions.
Yes. The IPMAT Exam has non-MCQ type questions. In the Quantitative section, there are 20 short answer questions will be asked and each question carries four mark.
As per the exam pattern, no marks will be added or deducted for unanswered questions.
The IPMAT 2022 Exam is conducted in online mode.

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