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What is IPM?
The Indian Institute of Management (Indore) took a unique initiative by introducing a 5-year Integrated Program in Management in 2011. IIM Indore designed the integrated program in management, keeping in mind the requirements of the corporate world. After passing class 12th or higher secondary education from India, the program inducts students and internationally recognised secondary education boards.
The 5-year Integrated Program in Management aims to provide a holistic education that will enable the students to develop their managerial skills and mould them into leadership roles. After IIM Indore, IIM Rohtak also introduced the Integrated Program in Management in their curriculum.
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Why IPM?
Getting an opportunity to study in one of the best management colleges in India, that too after 12th, is a dream come true for many management aspirants. IIM IPM Indore's core objective is to carve students into competent management professionals who are also ambitious business leaders with the potential to lead and revolutionise the business world. The program provides a perfect opportunity to the young and enthusiastic management aspirants for pursuing education and a career in business management. The 5-year-management course brings an overall personality development in the students earlier than those going for the master's or PGM diploma students thus, making IPM students more socially and professionally sound and aware.
A couple of reasons that make a 12th pass-out consider preparing and studying IPM in IIM Indore are enlisted below:-
  • The lower level of competition in the IIM IPM entrance after 12th, compared to the competition that the students have to face after their bachelor's, for the master's or the postgraduate diploma program in management.
  • At IIM Indore, you will find the best mentors and the faculty that imparts the best training to the students pursuing IPM. This early beginning at IIM Indore gives an additional edge to the students over those students who opt for management courses after graduation.
  • The IPM students get the IIM brand value after graduation, which is undoubtedly before the master's or PG diploma in business management from an IIM.
  • The chances of getting employed upon completing the IPM course multiplies as compared to the traditional graduates.   
IPMAT 2023: Important Dates
Registration for the IPM exam opens
To be notified
Last date to submit the Application form
To be notified
Issuance of the admit card
To be notified
IIM Indore IPM 2023 Exam Date
To be notified
Announcement of the shortlist
To be notified
Personal Assessment (PA)
To be notified
Announcement of Provisional Admissions Offers
To be notified
Programme Registration
To be notified
IIM Indore IPMAT Exam Pattern
No. of Sections
No. of Questions
Quantitative Ability (MCQ): 20 questions
Quantitative Ability (SA): 10 questions
Verbal Ability: 30 questions
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
Marking Scheme
Correct: +4
Incorrect: -1 (except Quantitative Ability Short Answers (SA))
Unattempted: 0
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IIM Indore IPMAT Syllabus 2023
IPMAT Quantitative Aptitude:
Number System
Arithmetic Problems
Modern Maths
Finding Unit Digit
Properties of a Number
Surds & Indices
Concept of Factor Successive Division
Work-Related Problems
Age-based problems
Profit Loss & Discount
Ratio & Proportion
Simple &Compound Interest
Mixture & Allegations
Time, Speed & Distance
Boats & Streams
Algebraic Formulae
Linear Equations
Quadratic Equations
Basics of Geometry
Coordinate Geometry
Height &Distance
Set theory
Sequence & Series
Permutation & Combination
Integration & Differentiation
Data Interpretation
IPMAT Verbal Ability
Verbal Ability
Reading Comprehension
Direct & Indirect Speech
Figures of Speech
Phrasal Verbs
Etymology & Roots
Active – Passive
Deductive Reasoning
Subject-Verb Agreement
Error Spotting
Fill in the blanks
Sentence Completion
Para jumbles
Sentence Improvement
Synonym & Antonym (the meaning of a particular word used in the passage)
Inference based questions
Assumption-based questions
Synonym & Antonym
Idioms & Phrases
Spelling Errors
One Word Substitution
Odd one out
Foreign Words
Word Usage
What is the IIM IPM Indore eligibility criteria?
IIM IPM Indore aspirants who fulfil the below-mentioned eligibility criteria can apply for the 5-year Integrated Program in Management (IPM) from the IIM Indore:-
  1. The aspirants should have scored a minimum of 60% in the 10th and 12th standard examinations. It is a mandate for General and NC-OBC category students.
  2. The aspirants should have scored a minimum of 55% in 10th and 12th standard examinations. It is a mandate for students belonging to SC, ST and PWD (DA) Category.
  3. The maximum age limit for the General and NC-OBC Categories is 20 years.
  4. The maximum age limit for IIM IPM for SC, ST and PWD (DA) categories is 22 years.
  5. Candidate should have been born on or after August 01, 2002 (5 years of relaxation to the candidates from SC/ST/PwD category will be given, i.e. born on or after August 01, 1997).
  6. Aspirants who have appeared for 12th standard examination and are likely to complete 12th or equivalent can also apply for IIM Indore IPMAT. 
  7. The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in 10th and 12th will be calculated based on the aggregate marks of all subjects shown in the mark sheet/grade sheet, irrespective of the Board's regulation.
  8. If the IPMAT appearing aspirants are awarded letter grades or grade points instead of marks, the conversion of grades to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure certified by the Board or the competent authority.
  9. IPM applicants pursuing their 12th standard from international schools affiliated to foreign boards such as IGCSE and IB are eligible to apply.
  10. IIM Indore reserves the right to decide the eligibility conditions in terms of equivalence, percentage marks, the recognition of the qualifying examination, or the intake of students, etc.
What is the selection procedure for IIM IPMAT Indore?
Due to COVID, slight changes were introduced in the pattern of IPMAT by dropping WAT and PI. The IIM IPMAT aspirants are selected based on their overall performance in the Aptitude Test (AT). After qualifying for the AT, the students will be shortlisted for Personal Assessment, either a Video-based Assessment or a Personal Interview. Any aspirant, who fails to appear either in the AT, will not be considered for Video Based Assessment. The steps for the selection process to the IIM IPMAT are as follows:
Stage 1: The candidates fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria will have to submit their application for the IIM IPMAT.
Stage 2: Based on the IPM applications received, the candidates fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria are called for the Aptitude Test (AT), which is to be conducted across the various cities in the country.
IIM Indore IPMAT Exam Pattern will be:-
  1. There will be three sections in the aptitude test, which are Quantitative Ability (Multiple Choice Question-MCQ), Quantitative Ability (Short Answer Question-SA) and Verbal Ability (Multiple Choice Question-MCQ).
  2. Each question carries 4 marks.
  3. There will be a negative marking of 1 mark for each incorrect answer except Quantitative Ability (SA) Section (There is no negative marking for short answers).
  4. The AT will be restructured as under.
  5. Section
    Number of Questions
    Maximum Marks
    Time duration for the section
    Quantitative Aptitude  (MCQ)
    30 minutes
    Quantitative Aptitude  (Short Answers)
    30 minutes
    Verbal Ability (MCQ)
    30 minutes
  6. The IIM IPM Indore aspirants should attempt the IPM questions in a pre-specified order, and the same order for attempting the IPM question paper will have to be followed by the other aspirants.
Stage 3: Based on the raw scores in the IPMAT, the qualifying students are selected for Video Based Assessment. The admission committee decides the minimum cut-off marks in each section of IPM, and the minimum cut-off is based on the categories the students have applied for.
Stage 4: Based on the merit list generated as per scores of the entrance aptitude test of the IPM, a good number of students are shortlisted for Video Based Assessment for the various categories (General, NC-OBC, SC, ST and PWD/DA). Below mentioned is the table displaying the derivation of the scores for determining the students to be called for the PI and WAT.
IIM IPM Sections
Score in Quantitative Ability (MCQ) Section
25 * (Applicant′s Score − Minimum Score)/ (Maximum Score − Minimum Score)
Score in Quantitative Ability (SA) Section
25 * (Applicant′s Score − Minimum Score)/ (Maximum Score − Minimum Score)
Score in Verbal Ability (MCQ) Section
50 * (Applicant′s Score − Minimum Score)/ (Maximum Score − Minimum Score)
Aptitude Test Score (ATS)
Sum of above scores
Please note: The maximum and minimum scores in each section of the IPM entrance are the highest and lowest scores obtained in the respective sections by the applicants from their eligible category pool.
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Video-Based Assessment: Candidates shortlisted for the Video Based Assessment will be required to upload a self-recorded video file within a stipulated time period soon after the announcement of the Aptitude Test Result. Candidates will be given a set of questions on which they will be required to record their video and upload it within the given time period. Candidates failing to upload the self-recorded video in the stipulated time will be disqualified from further selection.
Stage 5: A category wise merit list is generated for the final selection of the students for admission to IIM IPM on the composite scores given in the table below.
A category wise merit list is generated for the final selection of the students for admission to IIM IPM based on the composite scores, which are given in the table below.
IIM IPM Entrance Components
Score (Weight)
Aptitude Test Score (ATS)
Personal Assessment
Composite Score
Sum of above
Note: Owing to the ongoing COVID Pandemic, the Admissions Committee of IIM Indore, after due deliberations and considerations, has decided to drop the WAT & in-person Interview components for this year. Instead of WAT and in-person interviews, the committee decided to use Video-based assessment/Personal Assessment for this year. And hence, the final admission will be offered based on the Composite Score as per the calculation mentioned above.
IIM IPM reservation of the seats:-
As per the government of India reservation rights and policies, the percentages of seats reserved for the admission of aspirants in each category are:-
1.  27% of the seats are reserved for Other Backward Classes candidates belonging to the "Non-Creamy" layer (NC-OBC),
2.  15% seats are reserved for the Scheduled Caste (SC),
3.  7.5% seats are reserved for the Scheduled Tribe (ST)
4.  10% seats are reserved for the Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs)
5.  5% of seats are reserved for the Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwD).
IIM Indore IPM Course Fees
Course fee for resident Indians
Course fee for Non-Resident Indians(NRI) and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI)
For the first three years
Rs. 4 lakhs p.a
Rs. 6 lakhs p.a
For the fourth and fifth years
As per the prevailing PGP fees
As per the prevailing PGP fees
  • The course mentioned above fees includes lodging, access to lectures, internet facilities and a library.​
IIM Indore IPM Placements
IM Indore has successfully conducted its placement drive for the batch 2020-22. Over 180 recruiters participated in the placement drive, with 30 of them being first-time recruiters. The highest CTC was INR 49 LPA and the average CTC was INR 25.01 LPA, representing a 6 percent increase over the previous year's placement drive. Participating in the placement drive were 572 students from the two-year flagship postgraduate programme (PGP) and the five-year integrated programme in management (IPM), which are both offered at the university.
Hoping that the information provided in this article will help the IIM Indore IPM aspirants. In addition, I will be helpful to those who need information regarding the IIM Indore's Integrated Management Program (IPM).
Is IPMAT from IIM Indore worth it?
Yes! Since there aren't many excellent universities for commerce, IIM Indore's IPM is a fantastic choice. Other than IIM Indore, the major good-package or well-regarded colleges include SRCC or two or three more at Delhi University, for which you require an incredibly high percentage in the CBSE 12 th board exams.
How many marks are required for IIM Indore for IPMAT?
According to patterns from the previous year, IIM Indore's IPMAT cut-off for 2023 is between 100 and 110, whereas IPM Rohtak's is between 260 and 270 this year.
Is IPMAT only for IIM Indore?
Some of the top IPMAT accepting BBA colleges, apart from IIM Indore include IIM Ranchi, IIM Nagpur, IIM Rohtak, IIFT kakinada, TAPMI Bengaluru, Nirma University Ahmedabad, and NALSAR University.
What is the fees of IIM Indore for IPMAT?
PGP 2022–24 at IIM Indore costs Rs 21,06,800. The course fee covers housing, access to lectures, computer resources, and a library.
What is the salary of IPMAT after placement from IIM Indore?
Placement Statistics (2018-20)
Placement Statistics (2019-21)
Average Salary Package (Top 25%)
INR 14.57 LPA
INR 14.47 LPA
Average Salary Package (Top 50%)
INR 12.73 LPA
12.49 LPA
Average Salary Package
INR 10.64 LPA
INR 10.34 LPA
Median Salary Package
INR 10.64 LPA
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