IPMAT 2021: Exam Date Out (14 June); Know Process, Fees, Seats

IPMAT 2021: IIM Indore has announced the exam date for IPMAT exam. The exam will be held on Monday. June 14, 2021. Short for Integrated Program in Management Admission Test (IPMAT), the exam is for admission to IIM Indore’s 5-yr Integrated Program in Management admission for class 12th students. Registrations for the exam will begin soon. Know all about IPMAT 2021 including its date, application form process, syllabus, pattern, and more here.

IPMAT 2021

Latest – IIM Indore has announced the exam date. Exam will be held on June 14, 2021.

You can check the important dates for IPMAT 2021 from the table below:

IPMAT 2021Dates (expected)
Application process startsFeb 2021
Last date to applyMar 2021
Form correctionApr 2021
Admit cardMay 2021
Exam dateJune 14, 2021 – announced
Announcement of call for Personal Interviewsto be announced
Personal Interviewsto be announced

IPMAT 2020 Cut Offs and Summarised Information

IPMAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility to apply for IPMAT 2021 is as follows:

Age: Candidate should have been born on or after August 01, 2001 (5 years of relaxation to the candidates from SC/ST/PwD category will be given i.e. born on or after August 01, 1996).

Qualifying Exam: Candidate should have passed Standard XII/HSC or equivalent examination in 2018, 2020, or appearing in 2021.

Minimum Percentage (%) of marks: Candidate should have a minimum 60% in standard X/SSC and standard XII/ HSC or equivalent examinations (55 % for the candidates from SC/ST/ PwD category).

IIM Indore IPM AT 2021 Application Form

IIM Indore will announce other dates for IPMAT 2021 soon. Last year the online application form was available from February 17. However, in that session, the exam date was to be April 30. Since this time the exam is a little later, registrations maybe later too. As of now, chances are that the application form will be available either from February or by April.

The Domestic applicants can fill the application form online. The form can be filled online at iimidr.ac.in. The candidates have to complete the application form and pay the application fee online. Note that once the application form has been submitted, change in category shall not be entertained.

The International applicants can download the application in the prescribed format available on the website. The candidates have to submit their application form with a set of other documents like a self-attested copy of the latest SAT scores, class 10th / 12th standard photocopy etc.

Mode of Payment: The candidates can pay the application fee using debit card / credit card / net banking / demand draft.

Application Fees –

CategoryApplication fee
General and NC-OBCRs. 4130
 SC, ST, and PWDRs. 2065
International ApplicantsUS $ 118

IPMAT 2021 Selection Process

Admission to IIM Indore IPM will be through the following processes:

  1. First of all interested students need to fill and submit the IPMAT 2021 application form, conveying their interests and achievements.
  2. Then they will have to appear in the IPMAT exam. This will test their aptitude, logical reasoning, english proficiency, mathematics.
  3. After that candidates who are shortlisted on the basis of IPMAT will appear in written ability test (WAT), and personal interview (PI).
  4. A composite score will be calculated for the preparation of the final admission list. Category wise merit list will be generated based on Composite Score (CS). The Composite score will be calculated as per the table below:
ComponentScore (Weight)
Aptitude Test Score (ATS)50
Personal Interview (PI)35
Written Ability Test (WAT)15
Composite Score (CS)Sum of above scores

IPMAT 2021 Exam Pattern

IPMAT 2021 exam pattern as per last year can be checked below:

  • There will be three sections in the Aptitude Test namely Quantitative Ability (Multiple Choice Question-MCQ), Quantitative Ability (Short Answer Question-SA) and Verbal Ability (Multiple Choice Question MCQ).
  • Each question will carry 4 marks
  • There will be a negative marking of 1 negative mark for each wrong answer except Quantitative Ability (SA) Section (these questions will not carry any negative marking).
SectionNumber of QuestionsTime duration for the section
QA (MCQ)4040 Minutes
QA (SA)2040 Minutes
VA (MCQ)4040 Minutes

However last year due to COVID-19 the structure was modified as below:

SectionNumber of QuestionsTime duration for the section
QA (MCQ)2040 Minutes
QA (SA)1040 Minutes
VA (MCQ)3040 Minutes

IPMAT Previous Year Question Paper

Download the IPMAT previous year question paper from the links below:

IPMAT 2021 Result

The IIM Indore IPM Result 2021 is uploaded through online mode only. No individual regret letters will not be sent to applicants who are not shortlisted for further admission process. The selection of the candidate will be on the basis of merit list. The IIM Indore IPM Merit List 2021 will be prepared considering the candidate’s performance in Aptitude Test, Written Ability Test, and Personal Interview. The candidate can check their result by entering the Application Number, Email ID or Date of Birth.

Seats Available in IPM

For the purpose of admission to Integrated MBA program, there are 150 seats in IIM Indore.

The reservation policy of IIM is given as below:

Category% of Reserved Seats
SC15%
ST7.5%
NC-OBC27%
Persons with Disabilities (PwD)05%
 Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs)10%

Fees for IPM Programme

For Indian candidates, the course fee for first three years is Rs 4 lakh per annum. However for international students this will be Rs 6 lakh.

Then for the fourth and fifth years, the fee will be as per that year’s Post Graduate Programme (PGP) in Management fees.

About IIM Indore 5-Year Integrated Programme in Management

IIM Indore had launched the 5-year Integrated Program in Management in the year 2011. It is a unique gateway for 10+2 students to enter the premium management institute.

  • This program will have 15 terms across 5 years. Each year will have 3 terms of 3 months each.
  • IPM is in 2 parts: (1) 3 years for foundation (2) 2 years for management.
  • At the end of the five years, students will get Bachelor of Arts (Foundation Management), and Master of Business Administration (under the Dual Degree Program).
  • Note that IPM students will have to complete a social internship at end of 2 years, and a business internship between 4th and 5th years.

Note – IPMAT is not a traditional MBA entrance exam in the sense that it is not for graduates, like CAT and other exams. This is a UG level MBA entrance exam.

About IIM Indore

IIM (Indian Institute of Management) Indore, was founded in 1996, it was the sixth IIM. First, IIM was established in Calcutta in 1961. IIM, Indore has a total 5 programs like Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP), Executive Post-Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP), Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPMX), etc. There are a total of 139 staff, 1,300 students, and 1,200 postgraduates in the campus.

Frequently Asked Questions on IPMAT 2021

Ques. What does IPMAT stands for?

Ans. IPMAT stands for IPM Aptitude Test and is held for admission into 5 year Integrated programme in Management.

Ques. Who can apply for IPMAT 2021?

Ans. Any candidate who has secured minimum 60% in class 10th and 12th standard can apply for IPMAT 2021 (55% for SC / ST / PwD candidates).

Ques. In what mode IPMAT held?

Ans IPMAT is held as a computer-based test.

Ques. Is there negative marking in IPMAT?

Ans. Yes, there is a negative marking of 01 marks for each wrong answer except Quantitative Ability (SA) section.

Ques. What type of questions are asked in the exam?

Ans. The test comprises of multiple-choice and short-answer type questions.

Ques. What is the selection process after clearing the Aptitude Test?

Ans. After clearing the Aptitude Test, Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) will be held.

Official website: iimidr.ac.in.

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