IPM Eligibility- Selection Process and Eligibility Criteria

Among 13 IIM’s in India, at present there are only two IIM’s, IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak which offer the five year Integrated Programme in Management or IPM. It was in 2011 when IIM Indore started its first batch of the 5 year management degree and IIM Rohtak will be the second institute which will introduce the 5 year management course in 2020. The student intake for IPM in both the institutes varies.
IIM Indore takes 120 candidates while IIM Rohtak will take 160 for the IPM. This article will also let you know about the eligibility criteria and conditions for admission to both the IIM’s.
The selection process for IPM consists of a two tier system: Phase 1 is an Online Aptitude Test on qualifying which, the candidates are called for Phase 2, which is WAT (Written Ability Test) and Personal Interview. With thousands of students competing nationally for 120 and 160 seats, it is essential to stay focused and have a targeted approach to crack the examination.
IPM Eligibility Criteria
  • General and NC-OBC Category: Minimum 60% in X and XII standard or equivalent examinations. Maximum age: 20 years as on July 31, 2020.
  • SC, ST and PWD (DA) Category: Minimum 55% in X and XII standard or equivalent examinations. Maximum age: 25 years as on July 31, 2020.
  • Candidates who are likely to complete XII standard or equivalent by the end of July 31, 2020 can also apply, subject to meeting the eligibility criteria as mentioned above. If selected, such candidates will be offered provisional admission. At the time of registration for the IPM programme, they must produce X and XII standard mark sheet along with school leaving certificate/migration certificate, failing which the candidate’s admission offer stands cancelled.
  • Applicants pursuing their X and/or XII standard from international schools affiliated to foreign boards like IGCSE (International General Certificate for Secondary Education) and IB (International Baccalaureate) can also apply.
Note: The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate in X and XII Standard would be calculated based on the aggregate marks of all subjects that appear in the mark sheet/grade sheet, irrespective of the board's regulation.
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