IPMAT 2022: Provisional Result (Out), Answer Key, Eligibility, Syllabus

Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test 2022 ( IPMAT )

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IPMAT 2022 provisional shortlist was released on July 19. IPMAT 2022 answer key (final) was released on July 14, 2022. The provisional answer key was released on July 7. The exam was conducted on July 2, 2022. The IPMAT application forms 2022 were available on the official website of IIM Indore since April 14. The application window for IPMAT 2022 closed on May 25, 2022. Earlier, the last date of application was May 21, 2022. IPMAT form correction window opened on May 28, 2022, at 10:00 AM and closed on May 29, 2022, at 5:00 PM. The last date of application for IPMAT at IIFT was June 2. 

What is IPMAT?

Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test (IPMAT) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore). The national level test is a gateway for admission to the five-year Integrated Program in Management offered at IIM Indore. IPMAT is a combination of a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree (under the dual-degree programme) offered by IIM Indore. The programme is designed for students who wish to take up a career in managerial and business fields.

IPMAT 2022 was held in online mode and will be followed by a Personal Interview (PI). The programme is spread across a period of five years and consists of 15 terms. Every year constitutes three terms of three months duration. 

IPMAT scores will also be accepted by the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) for its Integrated Programme in Management. Candidates will be awarded Bachelor of Business Administration (Business Analytics) and Master of Business Administration (International Business) at the completion of the programme. 

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IPMAT 2022: What's New?

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) will also accept IPMAT 2022 scores conducted by IIM Indore. The IPMAT application process concluded on June 2. Candidates will be offered Bachelor of Business Administration (Business Analytics) and Master of Business Administration (International Business) at the completion of the five-year integrated programme. 

IPMAT 2022: Two Phases

Candidates who wish to get admission to the five-year integrated programme of IIM Indore must know that the programme is broadly divided into two phases; Phase I is the first three years of the programme and Phase II includes the remaining two years. Let's take a look at the two phases in detail:

Phase I: Phase I of the programme builds the foundation. The students are required to complete a social internship at the end of the first three years along with the classwork.

Phase II: Phase II of the programme focuses on Business Management. The students are required to complete a business internship between the fourth and fifth year along with classwork. 

Also Read: Know about IPMAT 2023 exam

IPMAT 2022: Highlights

Check the table below to get an overview of the IPMAT 2022 exam.

IPMAT 2022 Highlights
Name of the exam Integrated Programme in Management Aptitude (IPMAT)
Conducting body IIM Indore
Exam level National
Exam frequency Once a year
Mode Online
Syllabus
  • Quantitative Ability
  • Verbal Ability
Type of questions Multiple-choice questions and short-form answers 
Marking scheme

+4 marks for correct answers

-1 mark for incorrect answer

Language

English

Duration of the exam

2 hours

Number of sections

3

Official website

https://www.iimidr.ac.in/

IPMAT 2022 Analysis

The IPMAT 2022 was conducted on July 2 in the computer-based test mode across various centres. The exam was conducted for two hours. The students who appeared for the exam said that the exam was moderate. Students found Quantitative Aptitude (SA) the most difficult of all. The VA section was easier than the previous years. This year, the distribution of the questions was changed and there were a few changes in the pattern. The QA (MCQ) section was easy to moderate but it had some unconventional questions. The question paper had negative markings. Each question carried four marks and the total number of questions was 90. 

Also Read: Detailed IPMAT 2022 analysis and expected cutoff

IPMAT 2022 Admit Card

IPMAT 2022 admit cards were available for the candidates who had successfully registered for the IPMAT exam and had paid the application fee. In order to download the IPMAT admit cards, candidates needed to make the application fee payment. They must download the admit card and take a coloured printout of the same. Given below is the process to download the IPMAT admit card:

  • Visit the official website of IIM Indore
  • Complete the registration for IPMAT and pay the application fee
  • Enter Application Number or User ID and Password and login
  • Click on the admit card link
  • IPMAT 2022 admit card will appear on the screen
  • Download and take a printout of the same 

IPMAT Exam Day Guidelines 2022

Check the important exam day guidelines for IPMAT below:

  • Carry the IPMAT admit card to the exam centre as it is a mandatory document.
  • Reach the exam centre at least an hour before the exam begins. No latecomers will be allowed to enter the exam hall once the exam starts. 
  • Do not carry any electronic devices such as mobile phones, laptops, calculators, etc. to the exam centre.
  • Carry a government-issued photo ID proof such as a Driving License, Passport, Voter ID, etc.
  • Candidates who are new to the location must make sure that they check the exam centre a day before the exam to avoid last day hassle.
  • Read the instructions carefully before starting the exam.
  • Attempt all the sections.

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IPMAT Eligibility Criteria 2022

IPMAT eligibility 2022 is a set of requirements as mentioned by IIM Indore, that students must fulfil for admission to the five-year Integrated Programme in Management. The eligibility criteria for IPMAT 2022 is as under -

  • The candidate should have scored a minimum of 60% aggregate in Class 10/SSC and Class 12/ HSC or equivalent examination in the case of the General and NC-OBC categories.

  • The candidates must have passed the qualifying examination in 2020, 2021 or in 2022.
  • Also, the candidate should be a maximum of 20 years of age as of July 31, 2022.

  • The candidate should have scored a minimum of 55% aggregate in Class 10/SSC and Class 12/ HSC or equivalent examination in case of SC, ST and PWD (DA) categories.

Also Read: Detailed IPMAT eligibility criteria

IPMAT 2022 Overview

  • IPMAT is a national-level entrance test conducted for admission to the five-year integrated programme offered by IIM Indore.
  • The students will be provided Bachelors of Arts (Foundations of Management) and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) by IIM Indore at the end of the programme.
  • IPMAT is usually conducted in the computer-based test mode but this year due to the coronavirus situation, IPMAT 2021 was conducted in the internet-based test mode.
  • IPMAT has three sections- Quantitative Ability (MCQs), Quantitative Ability (Short Answers), and Verbal Ability.
  • The IPMAT exam is usually of moderate difficulty level.

IPMAT 2022: Important Dates and Events

Refer to the table below to know the important dates and events of IPMAT 2022 exam. 

Events Dates* Salient Features
Application process begins 14-Apr-2022 The IPMAT application forms were available online only
Application process ends

21-May-2022

25-May-2022

Candidates will not able to apply beyond this date
Application process at IIFT First week of May 2022 IIFT will also accept IPMAT applications
Form correction window 28-May-2022 to 29-May-2022 The form correction window was open from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Last date of application at IIFT 02-Jun-2022 The application forms were available online
Admit card download Available after registration and application fee payment The admit cards were available online after the candidate had successfully registered for the exam
IPMAT 2022 02-Jul-2022 The exam was conducted online during the morning shift
Answer key release

07-Jul-2022

The IPMAT answer key was released online. 
Last date to raise objections against the answer key 08-Jul-2022 Candidates can file objections till 5:00 PM
Final answer key 14-Jul-2022 The final IPMAT answer key was released by the exam authorities after objection consideration
Provisional Shortlisting 19-Jul-2022 IIM Indore has released provisional results and shortlisting for PI
Announcement of call for Personal Interviews To be announced Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their scores in IPMAT 2022
Personal Interviews First week of August 2022 Shortlisted candidates had to appear for further admission process
Provisional Admission Offers Third week of August 2022 A final selection list will be released
Programme Registration Second week of September 2022 Candidates will have to register for their preferred programme

*Note: The dates are tentative and likely to change.

IPMAT 2022: Admission Process

IPMAT admission process

IPMAT admission process

Step 1: Fill in the Application form

Candidates who appear for the IPMAT 2022 need to register for the exam. It must be noted that the application form has to be submitted before the deadline. It is advised to check the eligibility criteria before filling in the application form. 

The fee is INR 4130 for the General category/NC-OBC and INR 2,065 for reserved category candidates. Candidates must note that the fee can be paid only in online mode. Candidates can choose to pay the fee by any of the following:

  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • NetBanking 

Step 2: Download IPMAT 2022 admit card

Candidates who register successfully for the exam will be able to access the admit cards. Registered candidates can download their respective admit cards from the official website by entering their registered ID and password. 

Step 3: Appear for IPMAT 2022

Th IPMAT 2022 exam will be conducted on July 2, 2022. IPMAT will be conducted in an online mode and the duration of the exam will be two hours. Registered candidates will be required to appear for the exam where they will be assessed on Quantitative Ability (Multiple Choice Question-MCQ), Quantitative Ability (Short Answer Question-SA) and Verbal Ability (Multiple Choice Question-MCQ).

Step 4: Check IPMAT 2022 result

Test-takers can check their results online. The result will likely be declared in the last week of July 2022. The result is generally declared within 10-15 days from the date of the exam. Candidates needed to enter their application form number, email ID or Date of Birth in order to access their results. 

Step 5: WAT-PI

Candidates who clear the written test will be further called in for the WAT-PI process. Shortlisted candidates need to appear for an Essay writing round and will then be interviewed by panellists of IIM Indore. 

Also Read: How to Prepare for IPMAT 2022

IPMAT 2022 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

IPMAT is an online exam that has 100 questions both MCQs and Short Answers. The questions are based on Verbal Ability and Quantitative Aptitude. The total marks are 400 and there is a negative marking of -1 mark. Check the highlights below of the IPMAT exam pattern:

Exam Structure Details
Sections

3 Sections

  • Verbal Ability (MCQ)
  • Quantitative Ability (MCQ)
  • Quantitative Aptitude (SA)
Number of Questions

100

Marking Scheme

+4 for every correct answer

-1 for every incorrect answer

Difficulty Level

Moderate 

Duration

120 minutes (2 hours)

Questions per section

QA (MCQs) - 40

Verbal Ability - 40

QA (Short Answers)- 20

Sectional time limit

Yes (40 minutes per section)

IPMAT 2022 Exam Centres

IPMAT 2022 exam centres are the cities as listed by IIM Indore where the test takers can take the aptitude test. IPMAT 2022 was conducted in as many as 28 cities all over India. Candidates got their preferred city from the list as their IPMAT exam centre 2022 as per their choices marked during the application process. The exam centre allotted to candidates was also be mentioned on IPMAT 2022 admit card.

S. No.

List of Test Cities

01

Ahmedabad

02

Bengaluru

03

Bhopal

04

Bhubaneshwar

05

Chandigarh

06

Chennai

07

Dehradun

08

Ghaziabad

09

Gurugram

10

Guwahati

11

Gwalior

12

Hyderabad

13

Indore

14

Jaipur

15

Kolkata

16

Kozhikode

17

Lucknow

18

Mumbai

19

Nagpur

20

New Delhi

21

Noida

22

Patna

23

Pune

24

Raipur

25

Ranchi

26

Thiruvananthapuram

27

Varanasi

28

Vishakhapatnam

The final allotment of the IPMAT exam centre can be affected by the availability of seats and candidates may not get their preferred city but nearest to it. IIM Indore has the right to change the exam centre due to any reason.

IPMAT 2022 Selection Criteria

Admissions to IIM Indore's Five-Year Integrated Management Programme are based on the scores obtained by the students in IPMAT written exam, Personal Interview/Group Discussion. The exam authorities release a list of eligible candidates after the IPMAT exam who can appear for the Personal Interview. The final selection of candidates will be conducted on the basis of the Composite Scores (CS) computed on the basis of the following.

 Components

Marks Weightage 

 IPMAT 2022

65

 PI

35

 Composite Score

100

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Important FAQs Regarding IPMAT Exam

Q: How can I apply for IPMAT 2022?

A: The application form of IPMAT 2022 will be available in online mode on the official website of IIM Indore. Candidates need to visit the official website for the IPMAT application form.

Q: What is the eligibility criteria for IPMAT 2022 exam?

A: Candidates with a minimum of 60% aggregate or equivalent CGPA from a recognised board in Class 10 and 12 are eligible to apply. However, if they belong to a reserved category (SC/ST) the minimum qualifying percentage is 55% aggregate or equivalent CGPA.

Q: How much do I need to pay for IPMAT 2022 application form for a single course?

A: Candidates can pay the IPMAT application fee online using a credit card, debit card, net banking or UPI. They need to pay INR 4130 as an application fee to apply for the General and NC-OBC categories. 

Q: What is the exam mode of IPMAT 2022?

A: The IPMAT 2022 exam will be conducted in a computer-based mode. Candidates will be required to choose the correct options on the computer. 

Q: Is there any negative marking in the IPMAT exam?

A: Yes, IPMAT has negative marking. For each incorrect answer, one mark will be deducted from the overall score.

Q: Can I carry a calculator to the IPMAT exam center for calculations?

A: No, candidates cannot carry any electronic gadgets such as phones, calculators, etc. to the IPMAT examination center. 

Q: Can I fill the IPMAT application form offline?

A: No, the IPMAT application form will be available online only on the official website. There is no provision to fill the IPMAT 2022 application form offline or at the campus. 

Q: How many colleges accept the IPMAT score?

A: The IPMAT 2022 exam is a gateway to the Integrated MBA course offered by the prestigious IIM Indore. IPMAT is accepted by IIM Indore only. 

Q: Can the application fee be refunded?

A:  No, the application fee once paid cannot be refunded. Candidates must carefully fill the IPMAT application form and must note that the application fee will not be refunded even if they do not appear for the exam.

Q: Can I apply for IPMAT more than once a year if in case I miss the first exam?

A: No, IPMAT is conducted once a year only. 

Q: Do I have to carry any id proof to the exam center?

A: Yes, applicants must carry one valid ID proof (Voter ID, Aadhar Card, Driving License or Passport) along with their admit cards. These documents are mandatory to be carried to the IPMAT exam center. 

Q: Can I make corrections in IPMAT application form after submission?

A: No changes can be made once the IPMAT application form has been submitted.

Q: Can I change my test city after the IPMAT admit card has been issued?

A: No, candidates cannot change their test cities once the IPMAT admit card has been issued.

Q: I belong to the reserved category. Do I have to fill a different application form?

A: No, the IPMAT application form is the same for all the candidates. They have to choose the category they belong to and provide the supporting documents at the time of admission. 

Q: Will I receive IPMAT result through post?

A: IPMAT result will be available online or at the IPMAT office. No hardcopy of the IPMAT scorecard will be sent to any candidate.

IPMAT 2022 Contact Information

Address: Indian Institute of Management Indore

                Prabandh Shikhar, Rau-Pithampur Road

                Indore - 453556, Madhya Pradesh, India

Fax:         +91-731-2439800

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Which top 10-15 BBA colleges in India includes entrance exams like IPMAT, JIPMAT and NPAT etc.?

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Roopa B

Beginner-Level 2

a month ago

Delhi University, IIM Indore IPM, IIM Rohtak IPM, NMIMS Mumbai, Symbiosis colleges, IIM Jammu, IIM Bodh Gaya.

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I have given the IPMAT Indore test, but have not applied for Ranchi IIM, is there any chance to apply now?

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Beginner-Level 1

4 weeks ago

IPMAT Indore test which happens to be the one IIM Indore uses it for admission into IPM programme. IIM launched in 2021 officially announced admission using IPMAT Indore test.

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How to prepare for IPMAT 2023 and IELTS? How to appear for the IELTS exam?

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Beginner-Level 2

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For IPMAT 2023 you can jon CHEDGEMAKERS Indore or TIME Indore for their crash course and also along with the course they make you prepare for interview as well.

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Being ad EWS Candidate, can I take a general seat in IPMAT?

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Vinay kr Pandey

Scholar-Level 16

2 months ago

Dear aspirant, Even if you score more than the cutoff of General, being an EWS candidate you will be selected as an EWS candidate. There is no provision of selecting an EWS candidate in the General category if he/she scores more than the cutoff of the General category. Hope it helps.

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