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IPMAT Exam Eligibility Criteria, Registration, Fee & Pattern

Five IIMs conduct an aptitude test namely Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test (IPMAT) for students seeking admission in their 5-year Integrated Programme in Management. It is a dual-degree program that includes both BBA-MBA of the respective IIM.

IIMs conduct their IPMAT like IIM Indore and IIM Rothak conduct their IPMAT. IIM Bodh Gaya and Jammu together regulate the JIPMAT examination, and IIM Ranchi accepts both the IPMAT Indore exam scores and SAT scores. Moreover, the respective colleges offer a 3-year exit point which means the student can quit with the 3-year degree in hand.

Students can take different IPMATs: IPMAT Indore, IPMAT Rothak, and JIPMAT.

Why IPM?
Students considering options other than medical, law, engineering, etc. can choose the IPM. This holistic course offers student’s opportunity to grab an IIM degree right after completing the 12th standard. Students have a very promising career once they complete their IPM course.

IPMAT ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA 2024

All the IIM set certain eligibility criteria so that only capable and cream students get into the integrated management program. Students appearing for IPMAT should fulfill all the eligibility criteria that include age, qualifying exam, and minimum marks scored.

The age criteria for each IIM are as follows:

AGE:

COLLEGE: IIM INDORE AND IIM Ranchi
EXAM conducted: IPMAT Indore, JIPMAT
The candidate should have been born on or after 1st August. 2004 (5 years of relaxation is provided to the candidates belonging to the SC/ST/PwD category)

COLLEGE: IIM Rohtak
EXAM Conducted: IPMAT Rohtak/ SAT
The candidate should be 20 years old by 31st July. 2024.

COLLEGE: IIM Jammu, IIM Bodh Gaya
EXAM Conducted: JIPMAT
The candidate should have been born on or after 1st August. 2004 (5 years of relaxation is provided to the candidates belonging to the SC/ST/PwD category)

QUALIFYING EXAM and MINIMUM MARKS

The eligibility criteria which include a qualifying exam and minimum marks are the same for all the IIMs conducting IPMAT.

Qualifying Exam: Candidates should have cleared standard 12th or equivalent exam or appearing for class 12th are eligible.

Minimum Marks: Students from the general category should have scored a  minimum of 60% and 55% in their 10+2 or equivalent exam.

IPMAT EXAM DETAILS

IPMAT FULL FORMIntegrated Program in Management Aptitude Test
IPMAT CONDUCTING BODYIIM Indore
MODE OF IPMAT EXAMOnline
IPMAT EXAM PATTERNMCQs and short answers
IPMAT EXAM DURATION2 HOURS
OFFICIAL WEBSITEhttps://www.iimidr.ac.in/
TEST CITIES20

IPMAT ENTRANCE EXAM PATTERN

Below are the tabulated details of the IPMAT exam.

IPMAT SYLLABUSQuantitative Ability (MCQ), Verbal Ability (MCQ), and Quantitative Aptitude (SA)
NUMBER OF SECTIONS3
QUESTIONS100
IPMAT MARKING SCHEME4 marks for each correct answer
1 Mark is subtracted for an incorrect answer

IPMAT APPLICATION PROCESS

The application forms of IPMAT 2024 exam are available on the official website of IIM Indore. The application window for IPMAT 2024 opened on  March.2024. The IPMAT application involves three steps: Registration, Application, and Counselling.

Candidates can access the IPMAT application form on the official website of IIM Indore. The IPMAT application form should be filled out online only.

How to apply for IPMAT 2024?

Here are the steps to be followed when applying to IPMAT 2024:

  1. Open the official website of IIM Indore https://www.iimidr.ac.in/
  2. Click https://cdn.digialm.com/EForms/configuredHtml/1329/82200/Registration.html and register yourself for IPMAT 2024.
  3. Register yourself by filling in your details such as your name, date of birth, mobile number, and email ID.
  4. Applicants receive an email stating their credentials: User ID and Password.
  5. Using the credentials, the applicant should log into the official website and fill out the application form with correct information such as name, date of birth, nationality, personal details, qualification details, contact details, etc.
  6. Upload the requisite documents such as the applicant’s signature, photograph, address proof, qualifying exam certificates, etc. The candidate from the reserved category should upload the attested category certificate.
  7. Pay the application fee via credit or debit card, internet banking, or UPI.
  8. Keep the printout of the IPMAT application form and fee receipt readily available for future reference.

IMPORTANT NOTE: When the IPMAT Application form, candidates are advised to use any one of the following browsers to avoid any chances of errors:

  • Google Chrome (Version 82 to 105)
  • Mozilla Firefox (Version 87 to 104)
  • Internet Explorer (Version 82 to 105)

Documents required for IPMAT registration:
Check the below list of documents, when filling out the application form.

  • Standard 10th and 12th mark sheets
  • Scanned recent colored passport-size photograph (not older than three months)
  • Scanned copy applicant’s signature as prescribed
  • Applicant should have a valid mobile number and an email ID
  • Bank Details
  • Valid government ID proof such as an Aadhar card, Voter ID, Driving License, Pan Card, or Passport.

IPMAT APPLICATION FEE

Once the applicant fills out the application form, they need to make an online fee payment to complete the IPMAT registration process. The application fee can be paid online either through a debit card, credit card, internet banking, or UPI.

  • General and NC-OBC – INR 4130
  • SC, ST, PwD (DA) – INR 2065

IPMAT FORM: CORRECTION WINDOW

IIM Indore, the exam conducting authority opens a form correction window. Applicants can make changes in their photograph, signature, Alternate mobile number and email ID, and the exam center city.

Note: Making changes is optional not necessary.

IPMAT: ADMIT CARD

IPMAT 2024 admit cards are issued to applicants who have completed the IPMAT application process. Here are the steps to follow for IPMAT 2024 admit card:

  1. Open the official website of IIM Indore
  2. Tap on the admit card tab
  3. Log in using the allotted application number, and password.
  4. Applicants can see the IPMAT Admit Card on-screen.
  5. Candidate should download the admit card and take the colored printout of the same.
  6. Candidates should carry the IPMAT Admit card on the day of the examination.

IPMAT 2024: IMPORTANT DATES

IPMAT 2024 REGISTRATIONS2nd July, 2024
IPMAT RESULTSJULY 2024
Personal InterviewJULY 2024
Final Admission ProcessAugust 2024

IPMAT EXAM PREPARATION STRATEGY

A student can nail the IPMAT exam with dedication, sincerity, and focus. However, candidates should take up mock tests regularly for regular practice. Below are a few preparation tips for candidates preparing for the IPMAT exam:

  • Candidates should study all the topics of the IPMAT syllabus.
  • Candidates should work well on mathematical and calculating skills as cracking IPMAT becomes easier for candidates with these skills.
  • Candidates should take practice or mock tests sincerely.
  • One should analyze the mock tests and work on their weaker sections immediately.
  • Candidate should try to study the best IPMAT study material available online and offline.
  • Last but not least, time management is key to success in any entrance exam.

IMPORTANT POINTS TO CONSIDER FOR IPMAT EXAM

  • Candidates studying in X or XII standard from schools affiliated to foreign boards like IGCSE (International General Certificate for Secondary Education) and IB (International Baccalaureate) can also apply for the IPMAT exam.
  • Candidate should be able to produce SSC and HSC or equivalent mark sheets along with a school leaving certificate during the counseling process or else the provisional admission offer stands canceled.
  • Applicant should not be more than 20 years in age. But if the applicant is from SC, ST, or PwD categories then they could be 22 years old.
  • Irrespective of the board’s regulation, the percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in their X and XII standards are calculated on the aggregate marks of all the subjects as mentioned in the mark sheet.
  • Even if the board awards grades instead of percentages, the percentage is calculated according to the procedure certified by the Board.
  • The IIMs reserve the right to decide, in case of intakes, equivalence, percentage, the recognition of the qualifying exam, etc. 

FAQs

To register for the IPMAT exam, you can visit the official website www.iimidr.ac.in

For candidates from the general category, the fee is Rs. 4130 whereas for SC/ST/PwD candidates the fee is Rs. 2065. The IPMAT application fee is non-refundable.

The IPMAT 2024 exam will be held online on 2nd July, 2024.

Candidate should have cleared standard 12 or equivalent exam with a minimum of 60% of marks in 2022, 2023, or is appearing in 2024.

Yes, one mark is subtracted for each incorrect answer.

The IPMAT exam’s difficulty level is easy to moderate. Although, a good preparation strategy can help candidates achieve good scores in the IPMAT exam.

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