IPM Exam Pattern 2022

IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak conduct their national level aptitude test once every year. The Aptitude test facilitates admission into their 5-year Integrated Program in Management (IPM). The admission process consists of the IPM Aptitude test, on clearing the cut-off for which, students will be shortlisted WAT & PI respectively. Due to COVID, Written Ability Test (WAT and Personal Interview (PI) were dropped by IIM Indore rather a Video Based Assessment was conducted. From this article you will know about the revised IPM exam pattern of IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak to better your preparation level.
IIM Indore: IPMAT Exam Pattern 2022
The Aptitude test of IIM Indore consists of 3 sections: Quantitative Ability-MCQs (QA), Quantitative Ability-Short Answers (SA) and Verbal Ability (VA). According to the latest exam pattern, a new section of short answer questions has been added where candidates have to type the solution. It is essential to develop a concrete strategy and understand the paper pattern well to maximize your scores in IP MAT. The following table would give you a clear picture of the IIM IPM exam pattern:
No. of Sections 3
No. of Questions 60
Quantitative Ability (MCQ): 20 questions
Quantitative Ability (SA): 10 questions
Verbal Ability: 30 questions
Mode Online; objective
Duration of the test 1 hour 30 minutes ( 90 minutes)
Sectional Time
Quantitative Ability(MCQs): 30 mins  
Quantitative Ability(SA): 30 mins
Verbal Ability: 30 mins
Total Marks 240
Marking Scheme Correct: +4
Incorrect: -1 (except Quantitative Ability Short Answers (SA))
Unattempted: 0
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IIM Rohtak Exam Pattern
The IPMAT for IIM Rohtak consists of 3 sections –Quantitative Ability, Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning followed by a Personal Interview. For 2022, the exam pattern has been revised. You can have a look at the table below to know more about the revised IPM IIM Rohtak Exam Pattern:
Stage 1
Number of Questions
Time Duration for each section
Quantitative Ability
40 minutes
Logical Reasoning
40 minutes
Verbal Ability
40 minutes
Stage 2
Online Personal Interview
The major takeaways for IPM-Aptitude Test preparation are:
  • Both the sections in IPM IIM Indore need equal importance as fetching maximum marks is important.
  • The latest sectional scoring scheme given by IIM Indore is as follows: Score in QA (MCQ) = 25 * (πΆπ‘Žπ‘›π‘‘π‘–π‘‘π‘Žπ‘‘π‘’β€²π‘  π‘†π‘π‘œπ‘Ÿπ‘’βˆ’π‘€π‘–π‘›.π‘†π‘π‘œπ‘Ÿπ‘’)/ (π‘€π‘Žπ‘₯. π‘†π‘π‘œπ‘Ÿπ‘’βˆ’π‘€π‘–π‘›.π‘†π‘π‘œπ‘Ÿπ‘’) Score in QA (SA) = 25 * (πΆπ‘Žπ‘›π‘‘π‘–π‘‘π‘Žπ‘‘π‘’β€²π‘  π‘†π‘π‘œπ‘Ÿπ‘’βˆ’π‘€π‘–π‘›.π‘†π‘π‘œπ‘Ÿπ‘’)/ (π‘€π‘Žπ‘₯. π‘†π‘π‘œπ‘Ÿπ‘’βˆ’π‘€π‘–π‘›.π‘†π‘π‘œπ‘Ÿπ‘’) Score in VA (MCQ) = 50 * (πΆπ‘Žπ‘›π‘‘π‘–π‘‘π‘Žπ‘‘π‘’β€²π‘  π‘†π‘π‘œπ‘Ÿπ‘’βˆ’π‘€π‘–π‘›.π‘†π‘π‘œπ‘Ÿπ‘’)/ (π‘€π‘Žπ‘₯. π‘†π‘π‘œπ‘Ÿπ‘’βˆ’π‘€π‘–π‘›.π‘†π‘π‘œπ‘Ÿπ‘’) Final Score= Sum of above
  • Apart from clearing the overall cut-off, clearing the sectional cut-off is mandatory as it calls for the short-listing criteria.
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  • Learn to keep a tab on time as there is sectional time introduced from this year, which is variable for both the sections. Hence, time management is an asset.
  • IPM Mock Tests give a real time perspective and acclimatize you for the actual exam. Regular practice of Mock Tests is essential for excellent performance in both the sections.
  • Strong conceptual base in key areas like Percentage, Number System, Ratios and DI with a good application orientation is the key to crack Quantitative Ability section.
  • Regular reading is essential to build up speed and understanding for Reading Comprehension. Additionally, you should have a good knowledge and practice ample of grammar.
  • Striking the right balance between speed and accuracy is the key to maximize your score in IPM Exam.
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