IPM-AT is an aptitude test conducted by IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak for admission to its five-year Integrated Programme in Management (IPM) course. IPM course is a dual degree program (Bachelors + Masters) offered by IIM Indore for aspirants who have completed the 12th standard. It is a unique program that allows entry to an IIM immediately after Junior College. For securing admission in the IPM course, aspirants have to clear IPMAT, and the shortlisted candidates then go through the Written Ability Test (WAT) & Personal Interview (PI) round.
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Over the years, for the students, the IPM course has become a credible option apart from Engineering, Law, and Medical. Now, a student aspiring to pursue a career in management need not diverge from his path by going for engineering or law. IPM stands out in terms of the environment that it provides and the time that it gives a student to think and plan his/her life and align reality with his/her aspirations. Some of the reasons why IPM is a great choice for students are:
Given below are the list of colleges that accept IPMAT scores to admit students to their IPM program.
SAT/ IPMAT Indore
IPMAT Indore is conducted in online mode, i.e. Computer-based. A 2 hours time period will be provided to answer a total of 100 questions allocated in three sections.
The exam sections include-
IPMAT Rohtak can be classified into three different sections-
The exam is in the MCQ format. Each section holds 40 questions and there are a total of 120 questions.
IPMAT tests a candidate’s ability to think, where the right approach to answer a question is vital. In such cases, being accustomed to the topics and the type of questions asked becomes essential. As a result, we at Proton get hold of your basics and schedule mock tests regularly. Aspirants should analyse each and every question to find out their strong and weak areas. Students should read extensively to develop a good reading speed and understanding for the VA section. Furthermore, candidates should regularly read newspapers to keep themselves updated with the current occurrences that will help them in the WAT & PI process.
Points to remember-
IIM Indore IPM (Integrated Program in Management) is a five-year course in which the first three years build a foundation of managerial study & the last two years include Post Graduate Program in Management. IIM Indore IPM course is a blend of two programs, namely, Bachelor of Arts & MBA. It is a full-time, five-year program that is offered in three major elements to build the foundation. Students who aspire to get into the 5-year Integrated Programme in Management have to appear and qualify for IPMAT Indore, based on which a student is offered admission into the IPM course by IIM Indore. The official notification regarding IPMAT 2022 has been released by IIM Indore on their official website. We have covered all the relevant in-depth information about IPM Indore 2022 in this article.
Application Start Date
Application Last Date
All candidates have to fulfil the following criteria to qualify for admission into the 5-year IIM Indore IPM:
Qualifying Exam: All candidates who have completed their higher secondary education (10+2) or equivalent exam from schools across India in 2020, 2021 or appearing in 2022 are eligible to give the IPM-AT Exam.
Age: All candidates who are born on or after August 1, 2002, are eligible to appear for the IPM-AT Exam with a provision for age relaxation of up to 5 years for candidates from the SC, ST, and PwD categories.*
Minimum marks: General category students should have a minimum of 60% and candidates from SC, ST, and PwD should have a minimum of 55% in their (10+2) or equivalent exam.
The IPMAT Exam tests the applicant’s aptitude and proficiency in English and Mathematics. The updated IPMAT Exam Pattern for IIM Indore 2022 is as follows:
IPMAT 2022 (IIM Indore) will be conducted in online mode.
The IPMAT Exam (IIM Indore) will be for 2 hours.
For each correct answer, you will be awarded four marks.
There is a negative marking of 1 mark in MCQs (Multiple Choice Question) and there is no negative marking for short-answer-type questions.
NO. OF QUESTIONS
Quantitative Ability (MCQs)
Quantitative Ability (SA)
Every correct answer fetches 4 marks.
Every incorrect answer deduces 1 mark.
Quantitative Ability (SA) Section will not carry any negative marking.
The IPMAT Indore Exam 2022 syllabus includes the following topics.
There are 60 questions in this section for 240 marks. (4 marks for each question)
Roots, Indices, Surds
Simple & Compound Interest
Percentage, Profit/Loss, Discount
Linear & Quadratic Equations
Ratio, Proportion, Partnership
HCF, LCM, Divisibility
Mixtures, Allegations, Averages & Ages
Time, Speed & Distance
Time & Work
Pipes & Cisterns
Geometry: Lines, Angles & Triangles,
Polygons, Circles & Mensuration
Permutations, Combinations & Probability
Set Theory, Venn Diagram
There are 40 questions in this section for 160 marks.
Etymology & Roots
Idioms & Phrases
Noun & Pronoun Errors
Prepositions and Conjunctions
Tenses, Modifiers & Parallelism
Inference based passages
The selection of the candidates will be based on the overall performance in the aptitude test and personal interview.
As part of the selection process, first, the candidates will have to undergo the ‘Aptitude Test’ conducted by IIM Indore which will test their Aptitude and Proficiency in English.
The candidates will have to secure minimum qualifying marks as per the cut-off that is prepared by IIM Indore to qualify for the next stage.
Candidates who are shortlisted will proceed to the second stage, i.e., Personal Interview (PI).
Personal Interview (PI): Candidates who cleared the Aptitude Test round will be eligible for the Personal Interview. The interview judges the students’ confidence level, communication skills, general awareness, persuasion skills and knowledge. This is done under the administration of the admissions committee of IIM Indore.
Computation of the Aptitude test
(Weightage in %)
Aptitude Test Score (ATS)
Personal Interview (PI)
Composite Score (CS)
Sum of above scores
Candidates who belong to OBC, Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), and Person with Disabilities (PwD) categories need to produce valid Caste certificate(s) supporting their reservation category and candidates belonging to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) need to produce a valid document proving the eligibility of the candidate to apply under the EWS category.
Reserved Seats (%)
Person with disabilities (PwD)
Economically Weaker Sections (EWS)
Indian Students: The fees for Indian students aiming for IIM Indore IPM is INR 4,00,000/- per annum for the first three years.
International Students: The fees for International students to pursue IIM Indore IPM is INR 6,00,000/- per annum for the first three years.
The programme fee for the 4th and 5th years will be as per the prevailing fees of IIM Indore’s PGP programme.*
IPM Rohtak(Integrated Program in Management, Rohtak) is a five-year degree course in which the first three years build a foundation of managerial study & the last two years include Post Graduate Program (PGP) in Management. IIM Rohtak offers an IPM degree to students after Class XII who desire to make a career in Business Management. It is a comprehensive management program with a combined course of management studies from undergraduate to postgraduate.
The IPM Rohtak program is planned and designed for students who aim to have a career in Business Management. The concept of the IPM Rohtak program is to cast students in a foundation that provides remarkable administrative and leadership qualities. After completing the academics of 5 years, the student will be rewarded a Master of Business Administration (MBA) by IIM Rohtak.
IPMAT Rohtak 2022 will be held online (computer-based), followed by a Personal Interview. The programme consists of a curriculum schedule of five years. Every year includes three terms of three months duration.
The IPM Rohtak programme is designed in a structural way for students who desire to make a career in administrative and business specialisations.
Candidates must satisfy the following criteria to apply for this program:
General, NC-OBC and EWS Category:
SC, ST and PwD Category:
IIM Rohtak IPM application form start date
Last date to fill the application form
Application form correction window
To be announced
IPMAT Rohtak 2022 Exam Date
Announcement of Call for Online Personal Interview
2nd Week of July 2022
Online Personal Interview
3rd Week of July 2022
Announcement of Selection List
4th Week of July 2022
Academic Session Begins
No. of Questions
Note: Each question will carry 4 marks. There will be a negative marking of 1 mark for each incorrect answer. All the questions will be multiple-choice questions (MCQs).
The IPMAT Rohtak exam is separate from the IPMAT Indore. The IPMAT Rohtak follows a very similar Exam Pattern to the CAT Exam with a similar IPM Exam Syllabus as well.
Logical Reasoning or LR is not seen in IPMAT Indore but in IPMAT Rohtak it is an important section covering the following topics:
As part of the selection procedure, students will have to undergo the ‘Aptitude Test’ conducted by IIM Rohtak, which will test their Aptitude, Logical Reasoning skills and Proficiency in English.
The online Aptitude Test will be conducted in various cities such as Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Ghaziabad, Gurugram, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Noida, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Thiruvananthapuram, Varanasi, and Vishakapatnam.
Students who are shortlisted will proceed to the second stage, i.e., Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) round.
Written Aptitude Test (WAT): WAT is a test where-in candidates are required to write an essay on the topic given. Language skills, critical thinking, creativity, ideas and arguments written will indicate the candidate’s written aptitude.
Personal Interview (PI): Only candidates who qualify for the Written Aptitude Test round will be eligible for the Personal Interview that is administered by the admissions committee.
The merit list of candidates will be declared as per the following components and weightage:
Weightage (in %)
IPM Aptitude Test
Past Academics (10th and 12th)
Quickly go through the procedure to apply to IIM Rohtak for the IPM course.
The IPM Rohtak program comprises 15 terms spread over a five years course. There are three terms of three months each year. The IPM Rohtak Programme is split into two fragments. While the first fragment is anchored by the foundation courses, the second part sets direct attention to management. A mandatory internship is also a part of the five-year programme. Each student must undergo a business internship at the end of their academic year. The students will go through various projects, including immersive learning opportunities in the form of research work with the faculty of IIM Rohtak. Placement support is also provided to the students who have completed five years of course studies.
The IPM Rohtak 2022 program has four core parts:
Apart from these, other courses like Marketing Management, HRM, General Management, Business Communication, etc. are also a part of the IPM program. The courses offered by IIM Rohtak in the fourth and fifth years of the IPM program are similar to the curriculum and educational program of the PGP program.
First Year – Rs. 4,51,000/-
Second Year – Rs. 5,00,000/-
Third Year – Rs. 5,00,000/-*
Fourth Year – Rs. 7,60,000/-*
Fifth Year – Rs. 8,40,000/-*
Total – Rs. 30,51,000/- (*Subject to change based on approx. inflation)
JIPMAT is conducted by National Testing Agency for admissions into the five-year Integrated Programme in Management (IPM) at IIM Jammu and IIM Bodhgaya. The two IIMs are starting the program for the first time; as a result, they went forward for a joint entrance exam rather than separate ones.
The paper included 100 questions (MCQs) spread across three sections: Quantitative Aptitude (QA), Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR), and Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension (VARC).
The time allotted for this exam is 150 minutes, with no time limit for individual sections.
Every correct answer fetches four marks, while every incorrect attempt attracts a penalty, i.e. deduction of 1 mark. (except for the short answer section)*. After the exam, the conducting body announces the JIPMAT result on their official website
No. of Questions
27 – 28
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
27 – 28
Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
28 – 30
82 – 86
This section included a total of 33 questions. The difficulty level of the questions ranged from easy to moderate. This section also had tricky questions with a blend of multiple concepts, with Arithmetic based questions being dominant.
No. of Questions
Arithmetic and Geometric Progression
Note:- An attempt of 27 – 28 questions can be considered good, considering the level of difficulty.*
While the section was DI & LR, there was just one question on DI (Data Interpretation). The section was more focused on Analytical Reasoning with questions from every possible area of Analytical Reasoning.
The breakdown of this section is as follows:
No. of Questions
Data Interpretation (Pie Chart)
Clocks and Calendar
Note:- Overall, this was an easy section. An attempt of 27-28 questions can be considered a promising one.
This section was the easiest of all the sections. Out of the total 3 questions, 34 could have been easily completed within 35 – 40 minutes.
The breakdown of this section is as follows:
No. of questions
Reading-Comprehension (2 short Passage)
Fill in the Blanks
Para Jumbles (sentence)
Idioms and Phrases
Active and Passive Voice
Note:- Based on the overall review, students found this section the easiest. An attempt of 28 – 30 questions was convenient in this section.
Class X Score
Class XII Score
Class X Score
Class XII Score
IIM Jammu strictly follows the Government of India Reservation Policy as given below:
NC – OBC
After the declaration of the merit list, candidates will be asked to register for the expression of the interest. The candidates who will successfully register in the expression of interest will receive the admission offer as per the vacant seat and his/her order in the merit list. A candidate receiving an admission offer from IIM Jammu and accepting the offer within the stipulated date needs to send along with Offer Acceptance, an Offer Acceptance Amount of Rs.50,000/-. If a candidate registers for the program, his/her Offer Acceptance Amount will be adjusted against the Term I Fee. If a candidate subsequently wishes to withdraw the offer within the withdrawal date specified by the Institute, the Offer Acceptance Amount will be refunded after deducting Rs. 1,000/- as processing charges. If a candidate applies for withdrawal after the date specified by the Institute, no refund will be admissible. In the event of withdrawal from the Program after registration, no refund of Offer Acceptance Amount & Semester Fee will be made.
Any dispute concerning Admissions for the IPM Batch 2022 would be subject to the jurisdiction of the competent courts within the territorial jurisdiction of the city of Jammu Only.*
The duration of the IPM Program is five years, where the first three years of the IPM program would be based on the semester system and the last two years would be based on the trimester system (as per the prevailing MBA course structure). At the end of 1st year, students will undertake Boot Camp at Ladakh. In the 2nd Year, students will complete a Social and Corporate internship. During the 3rd year, the students will enroll in an international exchange program with one of the partner institutions based on merit and course norms. Additionally, in the 3rd Year of the program, students will have the option to select a sector-specific specialization. The course structure after the sixth semester will be merged with the flagship MBA program of the Institute and students will be required to meet the academic rigour of the MBA program. The tentative curriculum* for the first three years is as follows:
*Course structure is subject to change. The elective course will be offered based on the course registration norms
Each student must complete an internship of prescribed duration in any social sector organization (Non-Government Organizations [NGOs]/ Corporate Social Responsibility [CSR]) of his/ her choice, subject to approval by the Chairperson (Placements). This internship would be completed at the end of Semester III.
Each student must complete a business internship of prescribed duration with a business enterprise of his/her choice, subject to approval by the Chairperson (Placements). This internship would be completed at the end of Semester IV.
At the end of 1st year, students will undertake Boot Camp at Ladakh. The boot camp program aims to provide an immersive experience of the culture and historical dimension.
During the 3rd year, the students will enroll in an international exchange program with one of the partner institutions based on merit and course norms. The international exchange program will provide global exposure to the student to study in the international partner institutions subject to the course norms.
Students would be provided with an exit option with a BBA degree/ certificate subject to completing the required norms. This program has been strategically designed to allow the students to exit from the program after completing each year up to the third year as per the New Education Policy 2020.
A minimum CGPA of 6.00 would be required to continue into the MBA program. The fourth and fifth years will be merged with the flagship MBA program of the Institute and students will be required to meet the academic rigor of the MBA program.