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IPMAT Syllabus 2024 – Section-wise Syllabus, Exam Pattern, IIM (Indore & Rohtak)

08 January, 2024 By Artika Shah, IMS India

IIM Indore will conduct IPMAT 2024 for admission to its five-year integrated program in management (IPM).  Candidates who have completed 12th and higher secondary education or equivalent are eligible to take the exam. Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test is conducted at the national level. Admission to the integrated program in management is available to applicants who pass the IPMAT entrance exam. The IPMAT Syllabus 2024 is released by the Indian Institute of Management Indore and Rohtak. Candidates planning to take IPMAT 2024 must thoroughly understand the IPMAT syllabus to prepare for the exam. IIM Indore and Rohtak provide detailed syllabi for candidates. 

Both the IIMs structure their IPMAT papers differently, offering different IPMAT syllabi.  IIM Rohtak’s syllabus includes different logical reasoning subjects that IIM Indore does not.

IPMAT Syllabus for IIM Rohtak 

The IPMAT Syllabus at IIM Rohtak includes sections on logical reasoning, quantitative ability, and verbal ability. There are 40 questions in each section with 160 marks, and they have 40 minutes to complete each section.

 

Below is the section-wise IPMAT Syllabus for IIM Rohtak: 

Sections  Questions  Marks  Time 
Verbal Ability  40  160  40 minutes 
Quantitative Ability  40  160  40 minutes 
Logical Reasoning  40  160  40 minutes 
Total: 120 480 120 minutes

 

 IPMAT syllabus of IIM Rohtak for the Quantitative Ability section 

The IPMAT syllabus of IIM Rohtak evaluates the candidates’ logical skills and capacity to evaluate and resolve problems quickly. There are 40 questions in all and each question is compulsory and carries 4 marks.  One mark is subtracted for every wrong answer. 

The below table provides information about the quantitative aptitude section of the IPMAT 2024 syllabus.

IPMAT IIM Rohtak Syllabus: Quantitative Ability Section
Number System Athematic Problem Algebra Geometry Modern Maths
HCF & LCM Average Algebraic Formula Lines Sequence & Series
Surds & Indices Percentage Linear Equations Angles Probability
Simplification Ratio & Proportion Inequalities Mensuration Vectors
Divisibility Boats & Streams Logarithm Height & Distance Integration & Differentiation
Factorial Mixture & Allegations Quadratic Equations Basics of Geometry Permutation & Combination

 

The IPMAT Verbal Ability syllabus for IIM Rohtak: 

The IPMAT Verbal Ability syllabus for IMM Rohtak consists of 40 questions worth 80 marks. Grammar, vocabulary, and comprehension sections are included. If the candidate has good knowledge of vocabulary and grammar then he can score easily score higher in this section. 

The table below exhibits the IPMAT syllabus of verbal ability for IIM Rohtak. 

IPMAT Syllabus for IIM Rohtak: Verbal Ability Section
Grammar Verbal Ability Vocabulary Reading Comprehension
Noun, Pronoun, Adverb, Verb, Tenses Error Spotting Synonym & Antonym Synonym & Antonym
Direct & Indirect Speech Fill in the blanks  Idioms & Phrases, Spelling Errors Inference based questions
Prepositions, and Conjunctions Sentence the Completion Foreign Words, and Word Usage  Assumption based questions


Logical Reasoning section of IPMAT Syllabus for IIM Rohtak

In the IPMAT syllabus for IIM Rohtak, logical reasoning includes verbal, non-verbal, and analytical reasoning topics. This section evaluates the candidate’s critical thinking and analytical ability. There are simple questions in the logical reasoning section, and how quickly one answers them matters a lot. 

The following table shows the syllabus of IIM Rohtak for the Logical Reasoning section.

IPMAT Syllabus for IIM Rohtak: Logical Reasoning Section
Non-Verbal Reasoning Verbal Reasoning Analytical Reasoning
Water Images Statement & Assumption Number and Letter Series
Mirror Images Statement & Arguments Logical Sequence Series
Arrangement Statement & Conclusion Coding-Decoding
Paper Folding Statement & Course of Action Seating Arrangements & Puzzles
Figure Matrix Statement & Inference Cubes and Dices

Read more about IPMAT Rohtak 2024 Exam Dates: Notification, Admit Card, Result

IPMAT Syllabus for IIM Indore 

The Syllabus for IIM Indore differs slightly from IPMAT Syllabus for IIM Rohtak by one subject. IIM Rohtak has replaced Logical Reasoning with a Quantitative Aptitude section in short answer format. Knowing the IPMAT exam syllabus in advance will help candidates prepare better for the exam.

Section  Total Questions  Time Duration 
Quantitative Ability (MCQ) 40 40
Verbal Ability (MCQ) 40 40
Quantitative Ability (SA) 20 40


IPMAT’s marking scheme gives each question four points, with one point deducted for each wrong response, with the exception of Quantitative Ability (SA). 

IPMAT Syllabus for IIM Indore Quantitative Ability

The IPMAT syllabus for the IIM Indore Quantitative section assesses an aspirant’s capacity to analyze and respond to issues through multiple choice and answer questions. If the student has good quantitative abilities and formula knowledge, they can do well. The questions will be based on the 10th, 11th, and 12th-grade levels. The table below shows the quantitative ability section of the IPMAT Syllabus for IIM Indore. 

IPMAT Syllabus for IIM Indore: Quantitative Ability Section
Number System Athematic Problem Algebra Geometry Modern Math’s
HCF & LCM Average Algebraic Formula Lines Sequence & Series
Surds & Indices Percentage Linear Equations Angles Probability
Simplification Ratio & Proportion Inequalitiesss Mensuration Vectors
Divisibility Boats & Streams Logarithm Height & Distance Integration & Differentiation
Factorial Mixture & Allegations Quadratic Equations Basics of Geometry Permutation & Combination


IPMAT Syllabus for IIM Indore Verbal Ability 

The verbal ability section of the IPMAT Syllabus for IIM Indore includes 30 questions worth 120 marks. The three sections of verbal ability are vocabulary, grammar, and reading comprehension. 

The below table displays the syllabus for IIM Indore: 

IPMAT Syllabus for IIM Indore: Verbal Ability Section
Grammar Verbal Ability Vocabulary Reading Comprehension
Noun, Pronoun, Adverb, Verb, Tenses Error Spotting Synonym & Antonym Synonym & Antonym
Direct & Indirect Speech Fill in the blanks  Idioms & Phrases, Spelling Errors Inference based questions
Prepositions, and Conjunctions Sentence the Completion Foreign Words, and Word Usage  Assumption based questions


IPMAT Indore 2024 Exam Pattern

  1. Mode of the exam: Exam will be held in online mode that is CBT mode.
    2. Type of question paper: The question paper of the entrance examination can include objective sort multiple selection queries and shot answers.
    3. Total number of questions: A total of 100 questions are asked within the entrance examination
    4. Exam duration: The candidates will get 120 minutes to complete the whole paper. Candidates will not be given extra time.
    5. Time assigned to each section: 40 minutes is the time allotted for each section.
    6. Marking scheme: The question paper will include a maximum of 400 marks. For every correct answer, +4 will be awarded, and -1 for every incorrect answer. 

The entrance exam will include the following sections: 

  1. Quantitative Ability (40 queries – MCQ)
  2. Verbal Ability (40 queries – MCQ)
  3. Quantitative Ability (20 queries – SA)

Subject-wise Weightage of IPMAT Indore Syllabus

The weightage of each subject can give aspirants an idea of how many questions are asked on each topic. In addition, it will help determine the difficulty level of the exam paper.

IPMAT Syllabus Weightage for Quantitative Ability (SA)

Below is the section-wise topics and their weightage in the IPMAT exam syllabus in Quantitative Ability (SA) section:

Important Quant Topics          No of Questions 
Algebra 4
Logarithms 4
Sequences & Series (AP, GP) 4
Percentages 2
Probability & Venn Diagram 2
Averages      2
Total  20 


IPMAT Exam Syllabus Weightage for Verbal Ability (VA) 

Below is a list of the topics and questions covered in each section of the IPMAT exam syllabus for IIM Indore. 

Important Topics  Number of Questions 
Fill in the blanks  10 
Reading Comprehension  12
Sentence Completion    5
Para Jumbles 
Sentence Correction  5
Para Completion  4
Total  40 



IPMAT Syllabus Weightage for Quantitative Ability (MCQ)

Below is the Quantitative Ability (MCQ) section-wise weightage in the IPMAT IPMAT 2024 Syllabus:

 

Important Topics No. of Questions
Arithmetic  8
Number System 4
Algebra 6
Permutation Combination and Probability 5
Geometry & Mensuration 5
Set Theory 4
Data Interpretation 5 in one set
Matrices and Determinants 3
Total 40

Read more about IPMAT Indore 2024 – Exam Date, Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Admit Card & Fees (IIM Indore)

Tips to prepare for IPMAT Syllabus 2024

The IPMAT exam syllabus for IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak is difficult to pass and presents a challenge to test-takers. Below are some tips to prepare for the IPMAT Syllabus 2024. 

  1. Understand the conceptual information in each part. 
  2. Build a good study plan and pick up reading. 
  3. Improve your reading skills by reading newspapers with social issues questions occasionally.
  4. Find your weak areas and work on them to better understand and practice the questions from last year.

 

Top books for IPMAT Syllabus 2024 

Aspirants planning to appear for the IPMAT exam should select the best books to prepare for the IPMAT exam syllabus. Candidates will be able to prepare for exams more efficiently this way.

  1. Comprehensive Guide for IPMAT Entrance Exam (IIM Indore, Rohtak, and Jammu) with 5 Online tests 2nd Edition. 
  2. IIM IPMAT Quantitative Aptitude: A Comprehensive Book. 
  3. Comprehensive Guide for IPMAT Entrance Exam (IIM Indore, Rohtak & Jammu) with 5 Online Tests 2nd Edition 
  4. Quantitative Ability: Data Interpretation by R.S. Agarwal 
  5.  Logical Reasoning: Logical Reasoning by Arun Sharma 
  6.  Verbal Ability: Objective English by R.S. Agarwal 

Eligibility Criteria for IPMAT 2024 exams 

Marks and degree required: 

Applicants for IPMAT 2024 must have completed the SSC or HSC or any equivalent examination from a recognized board or university. Candidates should score at least 60% in the examination and 55% for candidates from reserved classes.

Read more about IPMAT Eligibility Criteria 2024 – Indore, Rohtak & JIPMAT Eligibility


Age criteria:

The candidate should be below the age of 22 years and 22 years in case of reserved class are eligible for the examination. 

Appearing candidates: 


Students who are appearing for the HSC exam within the current year are also eligible for the exam. 

FAQs on IPMAT Syllabus:

1. Is the IPMAT Exam Syllabus updated each year? 



The IPMAT syllabus for IIM Rohtak and IIM Indore has been the same each year till now. The topics in each section are essentially the same. Recent advances are incorporated into the curriculum by the commission. Nevertheless, the topics covered in each paper have remained constant.

 

2. What is the IPMAT Syllabus 2024? 

      There is no specific IPMAT Syllabus provided by IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak. The candidates will be evaluated based on their quantitative and verbal abilities. Before beginning their preparation, candidates should read the IPMAT syllabus from the preceding post carefully.

3. What is the IPMAT exam syllabus for IIM Rohtak? 

The sections like logical reasoning, quantitative ability, and verbal ability are the sections in the IPMAT Syllabus for IIM Rohtak. The IPMAT syllabus for IIM Indore does not include logical reasoning, but it is an important part of IIM Rohtak’s syllabus.

4. Is the IPMAT exam syllabus similar to IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak? 

The syllabus for the IPMAT exam syllabus is not the same for IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak. The syllabus for IIM Indore includes verbal ability and quantitative ability (MCQ and short answers). For IIM Rohtak, there are three sections, including logical reasoning, quantitative ability, and logical reasoning.

5. What are the tips to prepare for the IPMAT Syllabus 2024? 

Below are some of the tips that you need to follow in order to prepare for the IPMAT Syllabus 2024: 

  1. Be familiar with the most recent IPMAT syllabus before starting your preparation by studying from the best books. 
  2. Take regular mock tests
  3. Finish sample papers so you can evaluate your readiness and improve your speed and time management.

6. In the IPMAT syllabus, what are the main topics of the verbal ability section?

The key topics of the verbal ability section are reading comprehension, vocabulary (including synonyms and antonyms),  grammar,  sentence rearrangement, sentence completion, sentence correction, verbal analogies, and correct use of words and phrases. 

7. What are the topics included in the logical reasoning of the IPMAT exam syllabus? 

The topics covered in this section are analytical reasoning, non-verbal and verbal reasoning. These are important topics in the logical reasoning of the IPMAT syllabus of IIM Rohtak. Analytical reasoning is used to test the aspirant’s ability to think critically. 

8. What are the recommended books for preparing for IPMAT? 

The best books covering the IPMAT syllabus are recommended by subject experts and will help you prepare for the exam.