IPMAT Exam 2024: Dates, Eligibility, Application Process, Pattern, Syllabus

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The Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test (IPMAT) exam was conducted on 23rd May 2024 by the Indian Institute of Management. The examination is a gateway for admission to the 5-year integrated MBA program. The program is an optimal choice for candidates who are willing to take up careers in managerial or business fields. The application form correction window for the IPMAT exam was open from 9 to 10 April 2024 on the official website, ie, www.iimidr.ac.in/. To know more about the IPMAT exam continue reading the blog post hereon. 

Exam NameIntegrated Programme in Management Aptitude (IPMAT)
Exam LevelNational
Conducting BodyIIM Indore
Exam MediumEnglish 
Exam Duration2 hours
Exam ModeOnline
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Official Websitewww.iimidr.ac.in

IPMAT 2024: Latest Update

As per the latest update, the IPMAT admit card 2024 will be released on the official web portal by 10th May 2024, tentatively. The examination is set to be conducted on 23rd May 2024. Candidates should further note that the IPMAT scores will be accepted by multiple IIMs, offering admission to management programs.

What is IPMAT Exam? 

IPMAT is a 5-year integrated program offered by IIM, Indore. The examination is followed by a Personal Interview round (PI). Candidates will be given Bachelor of Arts (Foundation Management) and Master of Business Administration by IIM Indore at the end of the foundation programme. The integrated course is broadly divided into Phase 1 and Phase 2. Let’s look into the details of both phases one by one henceforth:

Phase 1

Phase 1 of the IPMAT program covers the first three years of the programme. Candidates are required to complete a social internship along with classwork at the end of the program. 

Phase 2

The second phase of the programme mainly focuses on business management. Candidates are required to complete a business internship between the fourth and fifth years along with classwork. 

Also Read: How to Prepare for IPMAT in One Month?

IPMAT 2024: Exam Dates

The official dates for the IPMAT exam are released as per the notification on the exam website. The dates for the IPMAT exam are mentioned in the table below: 

Events and ScheduleDates 
Registration & Application Start date14 February 2024
Registration Last date1 April 2024
Application Correction Window9 and 10 April 2024
Admit Card Download Starts10 May 2024
Exam Dates23 May 2024
Result Date31 May 2024 
Shortlist ReleaseJune 2024, 2nd week (Tentative)
Personal Assessment (PA) Final Selection RoundJune 2024, last week (Tentative)

Also Read: IPMAT Registration: Dates, Steps to Register & Required Fee

IPMAT 2024: Exam Pattern 

The IPMAT exam is conducted online and candidates need to complete around 100 questions. The question format will be MCQ (Multiple Choices Question) type. Refer to the table below for more details: 

Number of Sections3 Sections
Verbal Ability (MCQ)
Quantitative Ability (MCQ)
Quantitative Aptitude (SA)
Questions as per SectionsQA (MCAs) – 40
Verbal Ability – 40
QA (Short Answers) – 20
Difficulty LevelModerate to Difficult
Question TypeMCQs & Short Answers
Exam Duration120 minutes
Number of Question100
Sectional Time Limit40 minutes per section 

IPMAT 2024: Marking Scheme

Find the marking scheme for each section in the table given below: 

Correct Answer+4 for each correct answer
Negative MarkingNo negative marking 
No Response-1 for each incorrect answer

Also Read: IPMAT Exam Pattern: Exam Duration, Marking Scheme, Section-Wise Pattern

IPMAT 2024: Syllabus

There are two main sections which each candidate needs to prepare for. Check the table given below for the section-wise detailed syllabus of the IPMAT examination. 

IPMAT Syllabus 2024: Quantitative Aptitude

The quantitative ability entails topics related to mathematics. We have curated a table entailing a number of chapters and their topics. Check the table given below for easy reference. 

TopicsSub Topics
AlgebraAlgebraic Formulae, Logarithms, Functions & Graphs, Quadratic Equations, Inequalities
GeometryHeight & Distance, Polygons, Coordinate Geometry, Mensuration, Triangles, Circle, Quadrilaterals etc
Modern MathsDeterminants, Integration & Differentiation, Sequence & Series, Vectors, Data Interpretation, Permutation & Combination etc
Arithmetic ProblemsRatio & Proportion, Simple & Compound Interest, Profit Loss & Discount, Time & Work, Average, Problems on Age etc
Number System Remainder, LCM & HCF, Properties of Number, Surds & Indices, Divisibility, Successive Division, Concept of Factor etc

IPMAT Syllabus 2024: Verbal Ability

Verbal ability is related to understanding communication and is one of the most important topics for any competitive exam. Check the table given below for the verbal ability section. 

TopicsSub Topics
Reading ComprehensionInference-based questions, Assumption questions, Synonyms, and Antonyms
VocabularyForeign Words, Idioms & Phrases, Spelling Errors, Word Usage, Synonyms, One Word Substitution,  Antonyms, Spelling Errors etc
GrammarTenses, Adverbs, Conjunctions, Prepositions, Figures of Speech, Subject-Verb Agreement, Direct and Indirect Speech, Passive Voice, Deductive Reasoning, Etymology & Roots etc
Verbal AbilitySentence Completion, Para jumbles, Error Spotting, Analogies, Sentence Improvement, etc

IPMAT Syllabus 2024: Logical Reasoning

Logical reasoning entails topics related to mental ability and reasoning. Check out the table given below and find relevant topics related to logical reasoning: 

Non-Verbal ReasoningArrangement, Figure Matrix Mirror Images, Water Images, Paper Folding etc
Verbal ReasoningStatement & Arguments, Statement & Course of Action, Statement & Inference, Statement & Conclusion Statement & Assumption etc
Analytical ReasoningCoding-Decoding, Cubes and Dice, Family Tree, Venn Diagrams, Binary Logic, Syllogism, Clock and Calendar, Data Arrangement Sets and Caselets Logical Matching, Number and Letter Series, Logical Sequence Series, Blood Relations, Puzzles, Data Structures, Data Sufficiency, Proposition, Seating Arrangement, Logical Connectives, Bar Graphs and Column Graphs, Line Charts & Pie Chart etc

Also Read: IPMAT Selection Process: Dates(Out), Find Procedure Details

IPMAT 2024: Eligibility Criteria

To take part in the IPMAT examination, candidates must fulfil the eligibility criteria as prescribed by the exam authorities. We have briefly mentioned the IPMAT eligibility criteria for your reference below: 

Educational Qualification

  • A higher senior secondary exam or its equivalent must have been passed by all candidates. 
  • Candidates from the general category must have received at least 60% in their senior secondary school certificate and higher secondary school certificate, or an equal score, to be considered for the minimum qualifying marks. 
  • There is a 5% relaxation for candidates from other categories, such as SC, ST, and PWD.

Age Limit

To be eligible for IPMAT, candidates in the general category must have been born on or after June 30, 2004. Candidates who fall under the SC, ST, or PwD categories, however, are granted a five-year waiver.

Also Read: What is IPM Course? Course Details, Eligibility Criteria, Application Process, Colleges

IPMAT 2024: Application Process

Candidates can easily fill out the IPMAT application form and register for the examination. The steps to fill in the application form are as follows: 

  • Visit the official web portal at www.iimidr.ac.in. 
  • Click on “Register for IPMAT 2024” and confirm the login credentials.
  • Log in again and fill out the IPMAT application form 2024 using the received login credentials. 
  • Upload the required documents to complete the procedure. 
  • Pay the required IPMAT application fee for 2024. 
  • After completing your application form, keep a printed copy with you safely. 
IPMAT 2024 Application Form – Apply Here (Direct Link Available)

Also Read: IPMAT Exam Centres: List of Cities, How to Select Exam Centre, Required Documents

Documents Required for IPMAT Registration

Listed below are the required documents for the IPMAT examination: 

  1. Valid Email ID
  2. Pan card
  3. Voter ID card
  4. Aadhaar card
  5. Mobile Number
  6. Driving license
  7. Bank details

IPMAT Application Form Fee 2024

Find the application fees list for each category of candidate applying for the management examination below: 

CategoryApplication Fee
GeneralINR 4130

IPMAT 2024: Admit Card

The admit card for the IPMAT examination will be released tentatively in the first week of May 2024. Candidates who have successfully registered and applied for the IPMAT exam can find their admit card on the official website. Candidates must pay the application fee in order to download their IPMAT admit card. The steps to download the IPMAT admit card are shown below:

  • Go to IIM Indore’s official website.
  • Complete your IPMAT registration and submit the required application fee.
  • Log in by entering your user ID or application number and password.
  • The IPMAT 2024 admit card will show up on the screen after you click the admit card link.
  • Download the file a keep a printed copy for your records. 
IPMAT 2024 Admit Card – Direct Download

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How to Prepare for IPMAT? 

One of the most prominent management programs in India is becoming accessible through IPMAT which is administered by the Indian Institute of Management. Those who want to ace the IPMAT need to prepare diligently, make thoughtful plans, and comprehend a lot about the examination.

IPMAT 2024: Preparation Tips

Listed below are some tips you can inculcate in your daily routine to ace the IPMAT 2024 examination with ease:

  • Prepare a timetable which you can follow at the most convenience.
  • Learn to say no things to things that consume your time. 
  • Practise mock tests and revision papers. 
  • Uncover all the details regarding the IPMAT exam pattern as prescribed by the exam conducting body. 

IPMAT 2024: Previous Year Question Papers

The previous year’s question papers for the IPMAT exam is given below:

IPMAT Previous Year Question Papers: Yet to be announced

Also Read: How to Prepare for IPMAT Exam? A Guide to Success

IPMAT 2024: Answer Key

The answer key will be released by the exam conducting authority after a few days of examination. Students can download the answer key and check their answers. It is good to keep an idea of the average marks you could score in the examination. 

IPMAT 2024: Result

A provisional shortlist of the IPMAT results for 2024 will be made available for candidates. The candidate’s scores and percentiles for each section of the IPMAT paper are mentioned on the IPMAT scorecard. In addition, candidates who want to withdraw their admission offer can do so by notifying IIM of the withdrawal date.

Also Read: What is the Purpose of IPMAT Exam?

IPMAT 2024: Selection Process

After the IPMAT exam results, candidates are shortlisted based on a Personal Interview (PI) in the first stage of the selection process, the second stage is conducted. Candidates will be admitted to the Integrated MBA program on a final merit list determined by their performance in both the Personal Interview (PI) and their results of the Aptitude Test.

Also Read: IPMAT Indore Cutoff: Expected Cutoff and Previous Year Cutoffs [Category-Wise]

IPMAT 2024: Reservation Criteria

For domestic candidates, the seats for IPM are 150. As per the government of India, the reservations for each candidate are mentioned in the table below: 

CategoriesReservation in %
IIM Indore IPM Seats for General/ Other Backward Classes/ Non-Creamy layer (NC-OBC)27%
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwD)5%
Economically Weaker Sections (EWS)10%
Scheduled Tribe (ST)7.5%
Scheduled Caste (SC)15%

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Q1. Are IPMAT forms out in 2024? 

The IIM Indore has officially announced the commencement of the IPMAT application process. Candidates willing to seek admission to a 5-year integrated program in management are encouraged to fill in the application form between February 14 and March 26, 2024. 

Q2. Which IIM will start in IPM 2024? 

IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak are IIMs that have already started the IPM and there is no confirmed IIM that will start IPM in 2024 except for IIM Rohtak. 

Q3. What is the age limit for IPMAT 2024?

Candidates should be born on or after June 30 and you must be under 20 years by June 30, 2024. 

This was all about the IPMAT exam 2024 and related information. For more informative blogs, check out our Management Exams Section, or you can learn more about us by visiting our  Indian exams page of Leverage Edu.

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