IPM 2022 Exam Syllabus

IPM test for the 5 years Integrated Programme in Management (IPM) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore, once every year in the month of May. However, in 2021, the exam was conducted on July 16, 2021 (IIM Indore) and July 17, 2021 (IIM Rohtak). Comprising of a 3 year Undergraduate and 2-year Postgraduate education, IIM IPM is one of the most sought-after courses in the country for all aspiring managers and leaders.

The 90 minutes online Aptitude test consists of 60 questions. The exam consists of questions from 3 sections: Quantitative Ability (MCQ) with 20 questions, Quantitative Ability (SA) with 10 questions, and Verbal Ability with 30 questions. Every correct answer is awarded 4 marks and -1 for every incorrect answer. As IPM aptitude test examiners haven’t released an official IPM syllabus, we have identified the important topics based on the previous year's papers. Following is a list of important topics for this exam:
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IPM Quantitative Aptitude:
The main areas covered in the Quantitative Aptitude section of the exam are as follows:
  • Number System
  • LCM & HCF
  • Percentage
  • Quadratic equations (including Discrimination and Polynomial Equations)
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Functions
  • Mensuration
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Probability
  • Profit, Loss and Discounts
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Progressions - A.P., G.P., H.P.
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Mixtures and Alligations
  • Logarithms
  • Time, Speed and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Trigonometry
  • Geometry
  • Problems on Ages, Series and Unitary Method
  • Set Theory
  • Data Interpretation
  • Equations
IPM Verbal Ability
Following is a comprehensive list of topics from which questions have been asked in the previous years’ IPM exam:
  • Vocabulary (including Synonyms & Antonyms)
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Grammar
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Sentence Correction
  • Sentence Completion
  • Correct Usage of words and phrases
  • Verbal Analogies
IIM Rohtak IPM Syllabus
IIM Rohtak also conducts IPM, which is different than that of IIM Indore. IIM Rohtak’s IPMAT consists of 3 sections – 40 questions of Quantitative Ability, 40 questions of Verbal Ability, and 40 questions of Logical Reasoning followed by a Personal Interview. The candidate must attempt the exam within 120 minutes. To prepare well for your IPMAT exam, you can prepare the following topics, which are important. The institution has not released any syllabus for the entrance, but the list of important topics will help you in acing the entrance exam.
IPM Quantitative Ability
  • Number System
  • Roots, Indices, Surds
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Profit & Loss
  • Algebraic Formulae
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Pipes & Cisterns
  • Geometry: Lines, Angles & Triangles,
  • Mixtures & Alligations
  • Determinants
  • Linear & Quadratic Equations
  • Averages & Percentages
  • Work Related Problems
  • Vectors
  • Integration & Differentiation
  • Polygons, Circles & Mensuration
  • Partnership
  • Time, Speed & Distance
  • Permutations, Combinations, Probability
IPM Verbal Ability
  • Noun & Pronoun Errors
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Prepositions and Conjunctions
  • Tenses, Modifiers & Parallelism
  • Antonyms-Synonyms
  • Foreign Words
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Syllogisms
  • Logical Consistency
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Inference based passages
  • Etymology & Roots
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Analogies
IPM Logical Reasoning
  • Inferences & Judgments
  • Arrangements
  • Cubes and Dices
  • Blood Relations
  • Probably True or False
  • Strong and Weak Arguments
  • Statements and Assumptions
  • Logical Sequence Series
  • Coding
  • Input & Output
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Syllogism
  • Statements and Conclusions
  • Course of Action
  • Assertions and Reasons
  • Binary Logic
  • Critical Reasoning
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Apart from regularly practicing questions on the mentioned topics and strengthening your basics, it is also essential that you give ample number of IPM mocks to sharpen your accuracy well within time constraints.
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