Updated On : June 8, 2023

As per the IPMAT paper analysis, the overall difficulty level of the exam was moderate, and it was similar to the previous year.

The following are some of the key highlights of the IPMAT Indore Exam 2022.

- This year, the pattern was completely different compared to last year, meaning there were 90 questions in the exam.
- There were 45 questions in the verbal ability section which needed to be answered in 45 minutes.
- The verbal ability section was relatively easy compared to the other two sections.
- Compared to the previous year, the Quantitative Ability (SA) section was tough this year.

Sections |
No. of Questions |
IPMAT Indore Exam Analysis |

Quantitative Ability (SA) | 15 | Moderate |

Quantitative Ability (MCQ) | 30 | Moderate-Difficult |

Verbal Ability (VA) | 45 | Easy-Moderate |

Total | 90 | Moderate-Difficult |

Continue reading for section-wise IPMAT Indore Exam Analysis 2022.

Here is the Short answer analysis as per the IPMAT exam analysis pdf:

- There were a total of 15 questions that must be attempted in 40 minutes.
- Most of the questions are manageable and doable.
- There was 1 question each based on determinants, functions, profit & loss, trigonometry, binomial, set theory, and average.
- There were 2 questions each from arithmetic progression and geometry progression.

The overall difficulty level of this section was moderate-tough.

- The quantitative ability (MCQ) section was relatively tough for students from a commerce background, as most of the questions were unconventional.
- Students from PCM and PCB backgrounds felt the questions were at a moderate level of difficulty.
- There was 1 question each from heights & distance, time, speed & distance, probability, functions, and average.
- There were 2-3 questions each from set theory, number systems, functions, arithmetic progression, and geometry progression
- There were questions on algebra and set theory, and most were a little complex.
- There was 1 question on DI followed by 5 questions.
- Also, there were 3-4 questions on permutations and combination topics.

A total of 45 questions had to be attempted in 40 minutes.

- Most of the students said that 5-6 questions followed 2 RC passages.
- The passages were lengthy, but they were doable.
- There were 708 questions on fill-the-blanks, which were a little difficult.
- There were 2-3 questions on idioms and phrases that were easy to answer.
- Grammar questions were doable and easy.
- There were 4-5 questions each on para jumbles, para completion, and spotting the error, and they were easy to moderate difficulty levels.

IPMAT Rohtak paper has been executed since 2019; this is the 4th time the examination has been conducted.

The candidates found the IIM Rohtak examination slightly easier than last year. Most of the questions asked in today’s exam were doable for all three subjects. The overall difficulty level of IPMAT 2022 of IIM Rohtak is easy to moderate. However, this year, the difficulty level of questions asked in English was high.

**Highlights of IPMAT Rohtak 2022**

- No data interpretation sets
- Questions from set-based LR were not together but scattered. Reading comprehension set questions were together.
- No on-screen calculator was provided
- No sectional timings were imposed
- The English section was high on vocabulary.
- Rough sheets were provided for requesting more.

The below table has the number of good attempts for each section:

Sections |
No. of Questions |
No. of Good Attempts |
Difficulty Level |

Quantitative Ability | 40 | 35-36 | Easy |

Logical Reasoning | 40 | 34-36 | Easy, Doable, but Time-consuming |

Verbal Ability | 40 | 28-29 | Moderate and tricky |

Total | 120 | 90-95 | Easy to Moderate |

This section was the easiest section of the IPMAT IIM Rohtak.

The questions asked were easy and not calculative. Candidates could easily attempt 34 to 36 questions from the Maths section.

Topics and number of questions asked in Quantitative Ability are as follows:

Topic |
No. of Questions |

Percentage | 3 |

SI and CI | 3 |

Profit and loss | 3 |

Ratio and proportion | 2 |

Work and Time | 1 or 2 |

Speed and Distance | 3 - 4 |

Probability | 5 - 6 |

Mensuration | 3 - 4 |

Simplification | 1 |

Algebra | 2 |

Numbers | 4 |

The questions in the Logical Reasoning were very easy. Out of all the questions, one set was tricky and lengthy. Apart from this number of questions were asked about Data Sufficiency, Directions, etc., this year.

Topics and number of questions asked in Logical Reasoning are as follows:

Topic |
No. of Questions |

Syllogism | 3 |

Series | 4-5 |

Cubes and Dice | 3-4 |

Analogy | 1-2 |

Classification | 1-2 |

Circular Arrangement | 2 |

Clock | 1 |

Calendar | 1 |

Classification Arrangement | 3 |

Blood Relation | 2-3 |

Coding and Decoding | 2-3 |

Statement and Assumptions | 1 |

Statement and conclusion | 2 |

Inequalities | 1 |

Venn Diagram | 1 |

Missing Numbers | 1 |

Water Image | 1 |

Other Topics | 2-3 |

Mathematical operations | 2 |

The English section was tough this time; the paper was vocabulary rich, and the words asked were difficult to decipher. Check out the topics-wise question breakup below.

Topic |
No. of Questions |

Reading Comprehension | 3 sets with 3 questions |

Para jumbles | 3 |

Grammar | 3 - 5 |

Vocabulary | 7 -10 |

Idioms and Phrases | 5 |

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.

- 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 Exam was easier compared to IIM Indore!*

Our subject matter 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.

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 |

Miscellaneous | 2 |

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

- Overall the examination was from moderate to difficult.
- 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. Some missing elements had to be filled in using logical thinking and answering the given questions.
- Based on the difficulty level and type of questions, the expected cut-off marks for IPMAT can be more than 150.

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 the 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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- 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 the 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 |

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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.
- Per the student's feedback, the exam was difficult and time-consuming.
- Many questions in the test paper were based on Logs, Arithmetic Progressions, Geometry, P&C, and Probability and were 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 |

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**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 |

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 most difficult 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 |

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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 most difficult 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 |

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