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Author : Prasant Pandey

December 23, 2022

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Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore, has revised the IPMAT selection process for 2023. As per the revised structure, a video assessment test will be conducted instead of a written and personal interview.

If you are aspiring to apply for IPMAT, then it is important to be aware of the stages involved in selection. This post takes you through complete details regarding IPMAT Selection Process 2023.

Know the process of selection for Domestic and International Applicants. 

IPMAT Selection Process for Domestic Applicants

The selection process for IPMAT 2023 involves five stages, as explained below. Note that the final scores will be calculated based on an aptitude test and video-based assessment.

Download Free Study Material for IPMAT Exam 2023 by SuperGrads

Phase-1: Registration

  • You can apply for the exam only if you fulfil the IPMAT Eligibility Criteria set by the exam conducting body.
  • The entire application process is through online mode only.
  • You must keep a few scanned documents ready while filling out the form, as you must upload them in the specified format.
  • The application fee is Rs. 4130 for the general category and Rs. 2605 for the SC/ST/PwD category.

Phase-2: IPMAT 2023 Exam

  • You will be called to appear for the Aptitude Test, the second stage of the IPMAT selection process, after the application process.
  • IIM IPM Aptitude Test is conducted across 34 cities in India. 

As per the IPMAT Exam Pattern 2023, there will be three sections in the Aptitude Test: Quantitative Ability (Multiple Choice Question-MCQ), Quantitative Ability (Short Answer Question-SA), and Verbal Ability (Multiple Choice Question-MCQ).

There are a total of 60 questions in the aptitude test, and each question carries 4 marks. Also, there is a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer except for in the Quantitative Ability (SA) Section.

Have a look at the table below to know the revised structure of the IPMAT 2023.

Section Number of Questions Time duration for the section Maximum Marks Negative Marking
QA (MCQ) 20 30 Minutes 80 1 mark for each wrong answer
QA (SA) 10 30 Minutes 40
VA (MCQ) 30 30 Minutes 120 1 mark for each wrong answer
Total 60 90 minutes (1 Hour 30 Minutes) 240 -

IPMAT mock test

IPMAT Mock test

Phase-3: Video Assessment

At this stage, you will get qualified for the video assessment round based on positive raw scores and a minimum mark in each of the three sections of the Aptitude Test.

  • The Admissions Committee will decide the minimum cut-off marks in each section.
  • The minimum cut-off marks in each section will be based on the category to which you belong.
  • Follow IPMAT Preparation Tips to know subject-wise preparation strategies and tricks. 

Phase-4: Merit List Generation

You will be shortlisted for video assessment based on the merit list generated based on the Aptitude Test Score (ATS).

  • Suppose you get shortlisted for the Video Based Assessment. In that case, you will be required to upload a self-recorded video file within a stipulated time period soon after the announcement of the Aptitude Test Result.
  • You will be given a set of questions on which you will be required to record your videos and upload them within the given time period.
  • You will be disqualified from the further selection process in case if you fail to upload the self-recorded video in the stipulated time.

The scores are calculated based on the below parameters.

Phase-5: Final Merit List

  • You will be considered for the final selection process based on the IPMAT Cut Off marks
  • Category-wise merit list will be generated based on Composite Score (CS)
  • Provisional admission offers will be made accordingly, adhering to the Government of India reservation norms.

Component

Score (Weight)

Aptitude Test Score (ATS)

85%

Video-Based Assessment

15%

Composite Score

100

Check: IPM Coaching 2023 and take mock tests to ace your preparations 

IPM Selection Process 2023 for International Applicants Applying through SAT

Suppose you apply to the five-year IPM of IIM Indore as an international applicant. In that case, you will be selected based on your SAT, Written Ability Test (WAT) & Personal Interview (PI) performance. You shall not be considered for the final selection process if you fail to appear either in SAT, WAT, and PI

ipmat online coaching

ipmat online coaching

Phase-1 Selection Process for International Applicants

  • The first stage of the IPMAT selection process is the registration phase, in which you must submit your application form on or before the last date.
  •  You should submit the online form only if you satisfy the minimum eligibility criteria.
  • Go through the IPMAT Syllabus to know important subject-wise topics. 

IPMAT Phase-2 Selection Process for International Applicants

  • You will be shortlisted for the next round of the selection process based on the merit list generated by using the SAT score. 
  • Note that you will not be considered for the next stage of the selection process if you are not meeting the minimum performance in any of the PI parameters.
  • Per the IPMAT notification, individual regret letters will not be sent to you if you are not shortlisted for WAT and PI.

IPMAT Phase-3 Selection Process for International Applicants

You will be considered for the final selection process only if you satisfy the requirements mentioned in the earlier stages. The final merit list will be generated based on the Composite Score (CS) as follows:

Component Score (Weight)
SAT Test Score* 85%
Video-Based Assessment 15%
Composite Score 100

The SAT Test Score will be calculated by using the formula mentioned below:

*SAT Test Score = Candidates' Overall SAT Test Score / Maximum Possible SAT Test Score

Frequently Asked Questions

The selection process of the IPMAT Exam for Domestic Applicants include 5 stages and are as follows:

  • Registration
  • IPMAT Aptitude Test
  • Written Ability Test (WAT) & Personal Interview (PI)
  • Merit list generation
  • Final Merit List
The aptitude exam consists of three sections: Quantitative Ability (Multiple Choice), Quantitative Ability (Short Answer Questions), and Verbal Ability (Multiple Choice Questions). The total number of questions in the exam is 100 and each question carries 4 marks. There will be a negative marking of 1 for each wrong answer. However, there is no negative marking for the Quantitative Ability section.
With proper preparation, the IPMAT Exam can be cleared easily. Ensure to study from the right books and follow experts' suggestion to clear the exam easily. Solving previous year papers and Mock Tests will help you to know the preparation level of your exam and also the difficulty level of the paper and type of questions asked in the exam.

The composite score for international applicants applying through SAT Score is calculated by using the below formula:

Composite score = SAT Test Score*  + Personal Interview (PI)  + Written Ability Test (WAT)

Where SAT Test Score*  = 50, Personal Interview (PI) = 35, Written Ability Test (WAT) = 15

Yes. As per the IPMAT 2022 Selection Procedure, there is a separate reservation percentage for each category. 
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(IIM IPM) IPMAT Selection Process 2023

Author : Prasant Pandey

Updated On : December 23, 2022

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Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore, has revised the IPMAT selection process for 2023. As per the revised structure, a video assessment test will be conducted instead of a written and personal interview.

If you are aspiring to apply for IPMAT, then it is important to be aware of the stages involved in selection. This post takes you through complete details regarding IPMAT Selection Process 2023.

Know the process of selection for Domestic and International Applicants. 

IPMAT Selection Process for Domestic Applicants

The selection process for IPMAT 2023 involves five stages, as explained below. Note that the final scores will be calculated based on an aptitude test and video-based assessment.

Download Free Study Material for IPMAT Exam 2023 by SuperGrads

Phase-1: Registration

  • You can apply for the exam only if you fulfil the IPMAT Eligibility Criteria set by the exam conducting body.
  • The entire application process is through online mode only.
  • You must keep a few scanned documents ready while filling out the form, as you must upload them in the specified format.
  • The application fee is Rs. 4130 for the general category and Rs. 2605 for the SC/ST/PwD category.

Phase-2: IPMAT 2023 Exam

  • You will be called to appear for the Aptitude Test, the second stage of the IPMAT selection process, after the application process.
  • IIM IPM Aptitude Test is conducted across 34 cities in India. 

As per the IPMAT Exam Pattern 2023, there will be three sections in the Aptitude Test: Quantitative Ability (Multiple Choice Question-MCQ), Quantitative Ability (Short Answer Question-SA), and Verbal Ability (Multiple Choice Question-MCQ).

There are a total of 60 questions in the aptitude test, and each question carries 4 marks. Also, there is a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer except for in the Quantitative Ability (SA) Section.

Have a look at the table below to know the revised structure of the IPMAT 2023.

Section Number of Questions Time duration for the section Maximum Marks Negative Marking
QA (MCQ) 20 30 Minutes 80 1 mark for each wrong answer
QA (SA) 10 30 Minutes 40
VA (MCQ) 30 30 Minutes 120 1 mark for each wrong answer
Total 60 90 minutes (1 Hour 30 Minutes) 240 -

IPMAT mock test

IPMAT Mock test

Phase-3: Video Assessment

At this stage, you will get qualified for the video assessment round based on positive raw scores and a minimum mark in each of the three sections of the Aptitude Test.

  • The Admissions Committee will decide the minimum cut-off marks in each section.
  • The minimum cut-off marks in each section will be based on the category to which you belong.
  • Follow IPMAT Preparation Tips to know subject-wise preparation strategies and tricks. 

Phase-4: Merit List Generation

You will be shortlisted for video assessment based on the merit list generated based on the Aptitude Test Score (ATS).

  • Suppose you get shortlisted for the Video Based Assessment. In that case, you will be required to upload a self-recorded video file within a stipulated time period soon after the announcement of the Aptitude Test Result.
  • You will be given a set of questions on which you will be required to record your videos and upload them within the given time period.
  • You will be disqualified from the further selection process in case if you fail to upload the self-recorded video in the stipulated time.

The scores are calculated based on the below parameters.

Phase-5: Final Merit List

  • You will be considered for the final selection process based on the IPMAT Cut Off marks
  • Category-wise merit list will be generated based on Composite Score (CS)
  • Provisional admission offers will be made accordingly, adhering to the Government of India reservation norms.

Component

Score (Weight)

Aptitude Test Score (ATS)

85%

Video-Based Assessment

15%

Composite Score

100

Check: IPM Coaching 2023 and take mock tests to ace your preparations 

IPM Selection Process 2023 for International Applicants Applying through SAT

Suppose you apply to the five-year IPM of IIM Indore as an international applicant. In that case, you will be selected based on your SAT, Written Ability Test (WAT) & Personal Interview (PI) performance. You shall not be considered for the final selection process if you fail to appear either in SAT, WAT, and PI

ipmat online coaching

ipmat online coaching

Phase-1 Selection Process for International Applicants

  • The first stage of the IPMAT selection process is the registration phase, in which you must submit your application form on or before the last date.
  •  You should submit the online form only if you satisfy the minimum eligibility criteria.
  • Go through the IPMAT Syllabus to know important subject-wise topics. 

IPMAT Phase-2 Selection Process for International Applicants

  • You will be shortlisted for the next round of the selection process based on the merit list generated by using the SAT score. 
  • Note that you will not be considered for the next stage of the selection process if you are not meeting the minimum performance in any of the PI parameters.
  • Per the IPMAT notification, individual regret letters will not be sent to you if you are not shortlisted for WAT and PI.

IPMAT Phase-3 Selection Process for International Applicants

You will be considered for the final selection process only if you satisfy the requirements mentioned in the earlier stages. The final merit list will be generated based on the Composite Score (CS) as follows:

Component Score (Weight)
SAT Test Score* 85%
Video-Based Assessment 15%
Composite Score 100

The SAT Test Score will be calculated by using the formula mentioned below:

*SAT Test Score = Candidates' Overall SAT Test Score / Maximum Possible SAT Test Score

Frequently Asked Questions

The selection process of the IPMAT Exam for Domestic Applicants include 5 stages and are as follows:

  • Registration
  • IPMAT Aptitude Test
  • Written Ability Test (WAT) & Personal Interview (PI)
  • Merit list generation
  • Final Merit List
The aptitude exam consists of three sections: Quantitative Ability (Multiple Choice), Quantitative Ability (Short Answer Questions), and Verbal Ability (Multiple Choice Questions). The total number of questions in the exam is 100 and each question carries 4 marks. There will be a negative marking of 1 for each wrong answer. However, there is no negative marking for the Quantitative Ability section.
With proper preparation, the IPMAT Exam can be cleared easily. Ensure to study from the right books and follow experts' suggestion to clear the exam easily. Solving previous year papers and Mock Tests will help you to know the preparation level of your exam and also the difficulty level of the paper and type of questions asked in the exam.

The composite score for international applicants applying through SAT Score is calculated by using the below formula:

Composite score = SAT Test Score*  + Personal Interview (PI)  + Written Ability Test (WAT)

Where SAT Test Score*  = 50, Personal Interview (PI) = 35, Written Ability Test (WAT) = 15

Yes. As per the IPMAT 2022 Selection Procedure, there is a separate reservation percentage for each category. 

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