IPMAT Exam Pattern 2024: Exam Duration, Marking Scheme

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IPMAT Exam Pattern

The Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test (IPMAT) is a management exam conducted by the Indian Institute of Management, Indore (IIM Indore) as well as IIM Rohtak. Through the exam, the IIMs select candidates for admission to the Integrated Program in Management (IPM) course, a 5-year course. IPMAT provides an opportunity for students studying in high school (Class X) or intermediate (Class XII) to directly get enrolled in management programs. Candidates willing to apply for the exam can check the IPMAT exam pattern along with other details in the blog post below. 

Exam NameIPMAT
Exam Conducting BodyIIM 
Full NameIntegrated Program in Management Aptitude Test
Exam SyllabusVerbal Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and Logical Reasoning
Exam Frequency Once a year
Exam LevelModerate
Exam Date23 May 2024
Exam Application FeesGeneral: INR 4,130
SC/ST/OBC: INR 2,065
Official Website www.iimidr.ac.in/

IPMAT Exam Pattern 2024

The IPMAT exam 2024 is mainly divided into two sections the Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test (IPMAT) and the other is Written Ability Test(WAT) & Personal Interview. The candidates to get admission in the IPM management course in some of the best colleges need to clear the IPMAT exam. So, let’s understand the exam pattern of the different stages of IPMAT. 

Exam ModeComputer Based Test (CBT)
Exam duration120 minutes (2 hours)
Exam MediumEnglish
Number of Questions90
Number of sectionsVerbal Ability – MCQ Based
Quantitative Ability – MCQ-based
Quantitative Ability – Short Answer-based
Total Marks360

IPMAT Marking Scheme 2024

The marking scheme for the IPMAT exam is mentioned in the table below: 

Marks for Each Correct Answer+4
Marks for Each Wrong Answer-1
Marks for Unattempted Questions0
Negative MarkingYes

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IPMAT Exam Pattern: Sectional Weightage

The detailed IPMAT exam pattern conducted by IIM is as follows:

Number of SectionsQuantitative Ability(MCQ)
Quantitative Ability(SA)
Verbal Ability(MCQ)
Type of QuestionsMultiple choice questions (MCQ)
Short answer questions (SA)
Number of QuestionsQA MCQ Type – 30
QA Short Answer Type – 15 
Verbal Ability – 45
Marks for Each SectionQA MCQ type – 120 marks
QA SA type – 60 minutes
Verbal Ability – 180 marks
Sectional Time Limit40 minutes for each section

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IPMAT Exam Pattern: Calculation of Composite Score

The procedure for the calculation of the composite score as per the latest IPMAT exam pattern 2024 is as follows:

Quantitative Section (MCQ)  QA(MCQ) Section score – 25 x [(Score of candidate – Min. Score)/(Max. Score – Min. Score)]
Quantitative Section (SA) QA(SA) section scores – 25x [(cand. Score- Min. Score)/ (Max. Score- Min. Score)]
Verbal AbilityVA Section Scores- 50x [(score of candidate Score- Min. Score)/ (Max. Score- Min. Score)]

Minimum and maximum scores are the lowest and highest scores acquired in the given sections by the eligible students. The IPMAT exam patterns of both Rohtak and Indore are different from each other. However, one other exam, JIPMAT, is also conducted for IPM courses by the NTA.

IPMAT Exam Pattern (IIM Rohtak)

The IPMAT exam pattern for Rohtak is mainly designed to check the communication skills, analytical skills, and problem-solving skills of the candidates. The exam pattern for IPMAT Indore is given above. Now we will discuss the IIM Rohtak exam pattern: 

Exam ParametersExam Pattern
Number of sectionsVerbal Ability (MCQ)Quantitative Ability (MCQ)Logical Reasoning (MCQ)
Exam ModeOnline
Number of Questions120
Exam Duration120 minutes(2 hours)

Weightage of IPMAT Rohtak

The overall cutoff ranges from 300 to 320 for IPMAT Rohtak, so the weights of different sections along with the cutoffs are: 

ParametersMarks or Percentage
IPMAT Rohtak score45%
Past Academics(10th and 12th)40%

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Why is the IPMAT exam conducted?

The IPMAT exam is conducted to allow admission to the reputable five-year IPM course offered by the IIMs.

How can I prepare for the IPMAT exam?

Following proper time management as well as advancing mathematical skills can help in the preparations for the IPMAT exam.

How many IIMs conduct the IPMAT exam?

IIM Rohtak and IIM Indore conduct their own IPMAT exams, whereas JIPMAT is conducted by the NTA.

Which IIMs accept JIPMAT scores?

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) that accept IPMAT scores are IIM Indore, IIM Rohtak, IIFT Kakinada, IIM Ranchi, IIM Jammu, and IIM Bodhgaya.

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