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Author : Palak Khanna

March 3, 2022

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An effective strategy focuses on the importance of time. Considering important exams like IPMAT that opens the gateway to study in highly coveted IIMs preparation strategy plays a crucial role.  

Every year more than fifteen thousand students appear for the IPMAT entrance exam. This clearly indicates the level of competition.

As all of us have different speeds of learning and grasping concepts, a minimum duration of 6 months to 1 year is advised to score a good rank. 

What is the right time to Start preparing for IPMAT 2022?

Most of you might be preparing for the Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test along with board exams and worried about when should you start IPMAT preparation?

The Right time to start your preparation for IPMAT is ideally 6 months to 1 year before appearing in the examination. 
 
Many of you decide to prepare for IPMAT alongside your Board examinations preparation. For this, you would require an effective study plan and strategy.

Since to be eligible for IPMAT, You must score a minimum of 60% of marks in  XII/ HSC or equivalent examinations if you belong to the General category.

This indicates you can not compromise with your board examination preparation as well.

To seek a balance between these two very important examinations, we have curated a study plan and preparation strategy that would guide you throughout this.

Download Free Study Material for IPMAT Exam by SuperGrads

Points to consider for IPMAT Study Plan

Quantitative Ability -Objective Type Questions(MCQ)
Quantitative Ability- Descriptive Type (Short Answers)
Verbal Ability-Objective Type Questions(MCQ)

  • In the IPMAT exam, two sections are based on Quantitative Aptitude, and the other is based on Verbal Ability.

When Should to Start IPMAT Preparation for Quantitative Ability?

Number systems, Common graphs & charts, Data Interpretation, Mixtures, and Alligations Distance, Time and Work, Averages, Quantitative reasoning,

Geometry Profit & Loss, Simple Equations, Percentages, Quadratic Equations, Binomial Theorem, Mensuration, Permutation & Combination,

Ratio & Proportion Trigonometry, Set Theory, Problems on Ages, Logarithms

When Should to Start IPMAT Preparation for Verbal Ability?

This section includes questions from - Vocabulary (including Synonyms & Antonyms), Reading Comprehension, Grammar Sentence Rearrangement

Sentence Correction, Sentence Completion, Correct Usage of words and phrases, Verbal Analogies ,Logical Consistency, Deductive Reasoning,

Inference based passages,  Prepositions Conjunctions, Tenses, Modifiers & Parallelism, Noun & Pronoun Errors

ipmat mock test

ipmat Mock test

How Much Time is Required to Prepare for IPMAT?

You would need at least six months to one year to prepare for the IPMAT entrance exam. It is better to start your IPMAT preparation as early as possible, along with your board exams.

If you start your preparation early, you will get ample time for understanding the concepts in-depth, practice previous year papers, and revise all the topics once before the exam.

Initially, you can give 1-2 hours for preparing for IPMAT and the rest for board exams. Once the board exams get over, you can dedicate a maximum of 8-9 hours to IPM preparation.

You can follow the study plan given below immediately after completion of your board exams.

Topic Preferred Time Allotment
Quantitative Aptitude 2-2.5 hours
Verbal Ability 2 hours
Reading Newspaper 45 minutes
Reading Comprehension 1 hour
Mock test + performance analysis  3 hours
Revision 1-1.5 hours
Solve Previous Year's Question Papers Weekly

In the IPMAT exam, there is a provision on sectional time duration. So time -management is the necessity of the exam.

Read: IPMAT Syllabus 2022 PDF Download Here

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, for every wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted.
IPMAT is conducted by Indian Institute of Management (IIM).
Age limit for general category-20 years and SC/ST- 25 Years.
IPMAT selection procedure includes- Aptitude Test(AT), Writing ability test(WAT) and personal interview (PI).
Yes, IPMAT is an online mode examination.
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When To Start Preparing For IPMAT

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : March 3, 2022

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An effective strategy focuses on the importance of time. Considering important exams like IPMAT that opens the gateway to study in highly coveted IIMs preparation strategy plays a crucial role.  

Every year more than fifteen thousand students appear for the IPMAT entrance exam. This clearly indicates the level of competition.

As all of us have different speeds of learning and grasping concepts, a minimum duration of 6 months to 1 year is advised to score a good rank. 

What is the right time to Start preparing for IPMAT 2022?

Most of you might be preparing for the Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test along with board exams and worried about when should you start IPMAT preparation?

The Right time to start your preparation for IPMAT is ideally 6 months to 1 year before appearing in the examination. 
 
Many of you decide to prepare for IPMAT alongside your Board examinations preparation. For this, you would require an effective study plan and strategy.

Since to be eligible for IPMAT, You must score a minimum of 60% of marks in  XII/ HSC or equivalent examinations if you belong to the General category.

This indicates you can not compromise with your board examination preparation as well.

To seek a balance between these two very important examinations, we have curated a study plan and preparation strategy that would guide you throughout this.

Download Free Study Material for IPMAT Exam by SuperGrads

Points to consider for IPMAT Study Plan

Quantitative Ability -Objective Type Questions(MCQ)
Quantitative Ability- Descriptive Type (Short Answers)
Verbal Ability-Objective Type Questions(MCQ)

  • In the IPMAT exam, two sections are based on Quantitative Aptitude, and the other is based on Verbal Ability.

When Should to Start IPMAT Preparation for Quantitative Ability?

Number systems, Common graphs & charts, Data Interpretation, Mixtures, and Alligations Distance, Time and Work, Averages, Quantitative reasoning,

Geometry Profit & Loss, Simple Equations, Percentages, Quadratic Equations, Binomial Theorem, Mensuration, Permutation & Combination,

Ratio & Proportion Trigonometry, Set Theory, Problems on Ages, Logarithms

When Should to Start IPMAT Preparation for Verbal Ability?

This section includes questions from - Vocabulary (including Synonyms & Antonyms), Reading Comprehension, Grammar Sentence Rearrangement

Sentence Correction, Sentence Completion, Correct Usage of words and phrases, Verbal Analogies ,Logical Consistency, Deductive Reasoning,

Inference based passages,  Prepositions Conjunctions, Tenses, Modifiers & Parallelism, Noun & Pronoun Errors

ipmat mock test

ipmat Mock test

How Much Time is Required to Prepare for IPMAT?

You would need at least six months to one year to prepare for the IPMAT entrance exam. It is better to start your IPMAT preparation as early as possible, along with your board exams.

If you start your preparation early, you will get ample time for understanding the concepts in-depth, practice previous year papers, and revise all the topics once before the exam.

Initially, you can give 1-2 hours for preparing for IPMAT and the rest for board exams. Once the board exams get over, you can dedicate a maximum of 8-9 hours to IPM preparation.

You can follow the study plan given below immediately after completion of your board exams.

Topic Preferred Time Allotment
Quantitative Aptitude 2-2.5 hours
Verbal Ability 2 hours
Reading Newspaper 45 minutes
Reading Comprehension 1 hour
Mock test + performance analysis  3 hours
Revision 1-1.5 hours
Solve Previous Year's Question Papers Weekly

In the IPMAT exam, there is a provision on sectional time duration. So time -management is the necessity of the exam.

Read: IPMAT Syllabus 2022 PDF Download Here

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, for every wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted.
IPMAT is conducted by Indian Institute of Management (IIM).
Age limit for general category-20 years and SC/ST- 25 Years.
IPMAT selection procedure includes- Aptitude Test(AT), Writing ability test(WAT) and personal interview (PI).
Yes, IPMAT is an online mode examination.

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