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**Weightage of Quant Section in IPMAT **

Here are the commonly asked questions related to the Quant section of IPMAT.

- Is Maths compulsory for IPMAT 2024? Yes, the Mathematics section is the most scoring section. To meet the IPMAT cut-off marks, you must attempt the Quant section.
- Does IPMAT require Maths? - As per the latest pattern, IPMAT 2024 asks 60 questions based on Quantitative Reasoning. So, IPMAT 2024 obviously requires Maths. There is a high weightage for Quantitative Aptitude, with 40 questions in MCQ format and 20 questions in Short Answer (SA) format.
- Can non-Maths students write IPMAT? - A student of non-Maths background can not only attempt IPMAT but also score good marks just by clearing the basic concepts of class 09 and class 10.

As you may wonder, 'How to prepare for IPMAT Maths?' We are here to answer the question. As per the **Exam Pattern for IPMAT**, 60% of the question paper comprises the **quantitative section**. So, make sure you don't go easy on this section specifically. It is important to begin from the basics so that it is easy to study tough topics.

Ensure that your basics are clear and have a good grip. You can pen down the topics in which you are weak and strong separately. This can help you to decide on which topic you need to focus more on. You can check out the topics involved in the Mathematics section below. The quantitative section is divided into two categories:

**1. Objective questions**

**2. Descriptive questions**.

This means the question paper includes **40 Multiple choice questions** and **20 short answer questions** under this section.

Out of the total of 90 minutes available for the IPMAT Exam, you need to complete the quant section in 60 minutes. Do not worry; with good preparation, you can answer all questions correctly and score well on the exam.

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Generally, there are two types of students.

**Type 1**. If you are strong in Quantitative Ability - Belonging to the Maths background, study Mathematics till class 12th.

**Type 2.** If you are weak in Quantitative Ability - Those who studied Mathematics till class 9th or 10th.

So, categorize yourself into Type 1 and Type 2, and pick a preparation strategy depending on that. There are two ways to score well in Maths for IPMAT.

**If you are strong in Quantitative Ability -**

Make sure you maximize your score in this section. As a result, you should expect to score 140-145 on QA (SA+MCQs). A total of 35-37 questions were attempted out of 60 questions in the QA test. Given that the sections in IPMAT are timed, you will not even get to attempt more than this. Thus focus on accuracy.

**If you are weak in Quantitative Ability - **

Don't underestimate Quantitative Ability. To clear the overall cut-off, you need to solve the entire VA section, i.e., a score of 136-140 in VA, once you are confident you have attempted enough to clear the cut-off.

Again, the sections in IPMAT are time-bound, and only good planning and rigorous practice through good quality mock papers and previous year's papers will help you ironclad your strategy for clearing the IPMAT cut-off. With limited time in each section, you cannot definitely solve all questions and therefore only focus on questions that are from topics that are your strengths. Time and again, Arithmetic and Algebra have been important topics for IPMAT and other entrance exams. Thus, practice and master these topics as they hold a high weightage in IPMAT.

There are various important topics included in the Mathematics** Syllabus for IPMAT**. These topics are mainly from class 12th grade.

Basic Arithmetic

Percentage & its applications, Ratio, Average, Alligations, Numbers and its applications | |

Advanced Arithmetic | Time and Work, Time-Speed-Distance, Progression |

Basic Algebra | Linear/Quadratic Equations, Factorization of Polynomials, Word Problems |

Higher Algebra | P & C, Probability, Log, Set theory, Functions, Inequalities, Word Problems |

Geometry, Mensuration, Trigonometry & Coordinate Geometry | Triangles, Circles, Polygons, Area, Volume, Height & Distance, Coordinate Geometry |

Higher Maths | Matrices and Determinants, Limits, Differentiations/Integration, Statistics |

Data Interpretation | Tables, Bar Graph, Pie Charts, Line Graphs, Mixed Graphs |

Mixed Application-Based | Geometry and Time, Speed Distance, Statistics and Probability, Logs and Inequalities, Remainder Theorems, Binomial Theorem-based questions |

Although preparation strategies for each student are different, everyone needs a different approach to the exam. Our experts from **SuperGrads **have enlisted some generic tricks and tips that will help enhance your preparation and chances of scoring good marks.

Try to follow these **IPMAT preparation tips. **They will help you perform well in the exam and, simultaneously, understand how to approach the paper in an organized manner.

**Know the pattern & Syllabus**

- Understanding the pattern is important so that you know the number of questions asked and the marking scheme.
- Be thorough with the entire syllabus to know all the important topics you need to study from the exam point of view.

**Join Online Coaching**

- Opting for online coaching is one of the best preparation methods to succeed better in the quant section.
- With the help of online coaching, you can build in-depth knowledge of the key concepts.
- Also, it will help you get conceptual clarity on all the subjects.
- Watch our
**FREE Demo Class for IPMAT**to understand how our experts will help you to excel in the exam.

**Know Weaknesses and Strengths**

During the preparation, you need to know your weaknesses and strengths. It will help build strong areas and focus on the weaker areas to work hard.

- Start the preparation with the tough ones, and next go to an easier one.
- Try to solve the question with one or more methods. By doing this, your accuracy level increases in solving different types of questions.

**Make Study Notes**

- Prepare a list of topics in which you are strong and weak.
- This helps in planning your preparation and studying topics accordingly.
- You can also jot down section-wise
**Important Formulas in IPMAT Quant Subject**. This helps in remembering the formulas for the long term and solving the problems easily.

**Stick to your Study Plan**

- Ensure to solve problems regularly from each topic.
- In a day, spend at least 3 hours on the quant subject.
- Complete the assigned task list each day without postponing it.

**Solve Question Papers**

- Solving
**previous year's IPMAT question papers**is one of the best ways to enhance your preparation. - You can come across different types of questions, improve your speed, and know the difficulty level of the question paper.
- Since the subject involves calculation only, it is important to solve more and more problems.

**Attempt Mock Tests**

- Mock tests let you analyze your preparation levels and o
- Try to attempt as many
**IPMAT Mock Tests**as possible to experience the real-time exam environment. - With the help of mock tests, you can build your confidence levels too.

During preparation, referring to the right set of resources is very important. Here is the list of **preparation books for the IPMAT** maths section that gives you depth understanding of the concept.

Book Name |
Author/Publisher |

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams | R.S. Aggarwal |

Class XI and XII Mathematics | R.D. Sharma |

How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT | Arun Sharma |

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