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About IPM Rohtak

20 December, 2022

About IPM Rohtak

IIM Rohtak or IIM-R, established in 2010, is a public business school located in Rohtak, Haryana. It is located within the National Capital Region (NCR) of India. It offers mainly three courses, an Integrated Program in Management (IPM), the Post-Graduate Program (PGP) in Management and Executive Post Graduate Program for Executives (EPGPX).

IIM Rohtak introduced the Five-Year Integrated Program in Management (IPM) for students after class XII in 2019. It is a comprehensive management program that has a combined course of management studies from undergraduate (UG) to postgraduate (PG). On successful completion of a program of 5 years, students will be awarded a Master of Business Administration (MBA) by IIM Rohtak. If any student intends to exit at the end of 3 years, he/she will be awarded a degree of Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA). Admissions to this program are through the IPM aptitude test – IPMAT.

The curriculum has 4 core areas: Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, and Humanities. Apart from these, other courses such as Business Communication, Management Information Systems, Business, and Foreign Languages are also offered. Courses offered at the PG level (4th and 5th Year) will be the same as the PGP curriculum.


IPM Rohtak 2021 Eligibility

Admission Criteria:

  1. Minimum 60% in Standard X/ SSC and Standard XII/ HSC or equivalent examinations (55% for the candidates from SC/ ST/ PwD category)
  2. Maximum 20 years of age as on 31st July of the exam year
  3. Reservation will be applicable as per GOI norms after meeting the minimum eligibility criteria.

Note 1: Students, who are likely to complete Standard XII/ HSC or equivalent by 31st July of the exam year, can also apply subject to meeting the criteria as mentioned above.


IPM-ROHTAK 2021 Pattern

Test Pattern

Mode Computer Based
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions
No. of Questions No. of Questions
Duration 2 Hrs.
Marking Scheme Correct Answer : + 4 Wrong Answer: – 1
Section Wise Split-up
Sections Questions
Quantitative Ability 40
Verbal Ability 40
Logical Reasoning 40

The final Merit List will be generated based on the composite score as mentioned below:

Component The weightage (%)
Aptitude Test Score 40
Personal Interview 15
Past Academics 40


IPMAT Rohtak 2021 Exam Analysis

  • IPMAT Rohtak exam 2021 was an online, center-proctored exam, conducted on 17 July from 9-11 AM
  • While exam notification & admit cards were mentioned so, the paper did not have a sectional time limit, similar to 2020. Hence, students could move between sections
  • Total Q and duration – 120 Q to be attempted in 120 min
  • Marking scheme = +4, -1

Let us look at section-wise analysis

Verbal Ability (40 Q)

Topic Number of Q
Reading Comprehension (4 passages of 200 words each) 15-16
Para-jumbles 6-8
Error spotting 5-6
Fill in the blanks 4-5
Word substitution (Synonyms) 4-5
Total 40 Q

RC passages were easy and questions were straightforward. A few para-jumbles had 4 sentences. Others had 6 sentences, of which the first & last sentences were fixed. English was a very scoring section
Good attempt – 34-36
Good score – 100-110 (With 80% accuracy)
Ideal time spent – 20-25 Min

Logical Reasoning

Topic Number of Q
Syllogism 6-7
Circular arrangement 4-5
Matrix arrangement 4-5
Statement-Argument, Statement-Assumption 4-5
Coding Decoding 3-4
Series completion 3-4
Data Sufficiency 3-4
Analogy 3-4
Directions 3-4
Family Tree 2-3
Linear arrangements 1-2
Total 40 Q

Arrangement case let’s have a single question and not multiple questions based on them. The reasoning was also a very easy scoring section.

Good attempt – 30-33
Good Score – 90-97 (With 80% accuracy)
Ideal time spent – 35-38 min

Quantitative Aptitude

Topic Number of Q
Time, Speed and Distance 4-5
Numbers (BODMAS, LCM-HCF) 4-5
Time & Work 3-4
Mixtures & Allegations 2-3
Percentages 2-3
Quadratic equations 2
P&C 2
Profit & loss 1-2
Mensuration 2
Circles 2
Set Theory 2
Percentages 2
Profit & loss 2
Probability 2
Heights & Distance 2
Total 40 Q

The questions were of easy to moderate level. Some questions were lengthy and calculative. This was a more time-consuming section than the other two. Order of attempting questions by using the A-B-C approach would have been a score booster.

Good attempt – 30-33
Good Score – 90-97 (With 80% accuracy)
Ideal time spent – 40 min

The overall difficulty level of the IPM Rohtak 2021 paper was similar to 2020 and the exam continued its perception of being the ‘Easier IPMAT’ (IPMAT Indore being the tougher one)

Thus, overall good attempts would be 94-100 with a good score of 275-300 should fetch a personal interview (PI) shortlist. All the best for the results