IPMAT Indore 2021 was conducted on 16th July 2021. This year, the structure of the exam was changed owing to the COVID-19 pandemic situation. The IPMAT or the Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test is a national-level entrance exam conducted for admission to the integrated management programs offered by the Indian Institute of Management. IPMAT Indore is the entrance exam to the Indian Institute of Management located at Indore. You can read all the details about the IPMAT Indore 2021 in this article.

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General Overview of IPMAT Indore 2021

The following is an overview of the exam:

  • Mode: Online
  • Time Duration: 90 minutes
  • Sections: Quantitative aptitude and verbal ability
  • Total Questions: 60
  • Question Type: Objective (MCQs) and short answers (SA)
  • Detailed Structure:
SectionNumber of QuestionsTime duration
Quantitative Aptitude (MCQ)2030 mins
Quantitative Aptitude (Short Answers)1030 mins
Verbal Ability (MCQ)3030 mins

Marking Scheme for MCQ type questions: 

  • Each correct answer will give you a score of +4 marks
  • Each wrong answer will give you a score of -1 mark. 

The two main sections of the IIM Indore Entrance Test are:

  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Verbal Ability

Section-wise analysis of IPMAT Indore 2021

Verbal Ability

This was the easiest part of everything. The questions in this part followed the pattern from previous years, which was an advantage for the students who had practiced using the previous year’s question papers. Reading comprehension was the part of this section that was responsible for a lot of marks. Careful reading and analysis easily improved the score of a candidate. Other topics covered included synonyms, antonyms, vocabulary, etc. The pattern and types of questions are as follows:

  • Synonyms
  • Para Jumbles
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Sentence Comprehension
  • Idioms and Proverbs
  • Vocabulary
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Sentence Correction
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Quantitative Aptitude 

This section was a little tougher compared to the other sections as questions involving maths were asked. Though all the math questions were based on the basic knowledge you learned in school, students who had not taken the subject found it difficult. Candidates who had an interest in the subject found this section very easy. The overall level of difficulty for this section was thus moderate to high. Some of the questions were very easy while some others were tricky. The areas from which the questions were asked are:

  • Time and Speed
  • Geometry
  • Percentage
  • Logarithm
  • Data Interpretation
  • Arithmetic Progression
  • Time and Work
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Relations and Functions
  • Trigonometry
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Analysis of previous year exam question papers is very important in preparing for any competitive exam, especially in the case of IPMAT. It helps in understanding the pattern and the areas from which questions are asked. The cutoff is declared after the announcement of results.

Hope this article was helpful to you in understanding the basic details about IPMAT 2021. Explore the detailed preparation methods for the exam by clicking here.

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