IPMAT 2019 – IIM Indore is the top management that will organize IPMAT 2019 or the Integrated Programme in Management Aptitude Test on the 2nd week of May 2019 and will be held across 28 test centres in India. This exam is organized for the aspirants to get admissions in the Five-Year Integrated Management Programme at IIM Indore. The candidates will get the admit card for IPMAT 2019 in the second week of May 2019. The admission to this programme for the batch of 2019-24 will be given on the basis of IPMAT 2019 scores. There are total 120 seats in the programme. The application process of IPMAT 2019 will be commenced from the second week of March and will get closed on the third week of April 2019. The applicants should make sure that they first read carefully about the eligibility criteria and then go ahead to apply for the test. Only those applicants who have successfully done the procedure of form filling and registration will get the access to download the admit card from the second week of May 2019.
The content in this article is all about IPMAT 2019, its important dates, significant events, eligibility requirements, procedure to complete the application form and get the registration done, pattern of the test, syllabus of the exam will details of the subjects and topics, selection procedure, admit card downloading information, list of centres for the exam, declaration of result, details of cut off marks etc.
IPMAT 2019 Important facts
- Exam Name: IIM Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test (IPM Aptitude Test)
- This exam is commonly Known as IPMAT
- The category of the exam is Under Graduate
- The level of the Exam : National Level Exam
- Exam Conducting Authority: Indian Institute of Management, Indore
The candidates who are making up their minds to apply for IPMAT 2019 should actually learn about the important dates related to this exam. The following table is all about the events and the dates. Let’s have a look:
|IPMAT 2019 Events||Dates|
|Commencement of IPMAT 2019 application||Second week of March 2019|
|Last date for application of IPMAT 2019||Third week of April 2019|
|IPMAT Admit Card 2019||First week of May 2019|
|IPMAT 2019 exam date||Second week of May 2019|
|declaration of selected applicants for PI||May 2019|
|Round of Personal Interview (PI)||First week of June 2019|
|Announcement of final admission||Third week of June 2019|
|Registration programme||First week of August 2019|
|Beginning of classes||First week of August 2019|
The application form of IPMAT 2019 will be uploaded on the official website from the second week of March 2019 and the candidates can easily visit the web portal to get the registration done. The candidates can submit the application form till the third week of April 2019. The applicants who wish to apply for this exam should actually finish the process of registration online by filling the application form perfectly without any error. This year, the application form fee for IPMAT 2019 has been enhanced in comparison to the previous year. Let’s see the details in the below-mentioned table:
IPMAT 2019 Application Fee
|Category||Application Fee Amount|
|For NC-OBC and General and candidates||Rs. 3000|
|For SC, PWD and ST candidates||Rs. 1500|
IIM Indore is the test conducting authority that decides the eligibility criteria of IPMAT 2019. The applicants are recommended to first read the complete requirements for this exam and see whether they are meeting the same or not. This is because only then they could be able to appear in this examination. Following points come under the eligibility criteria for IPMAT 2019:
- The applicants who come under the category of NC-OBC and General need to carry at least 60% marks in class X/ SSC and class XII/ HSC or equivalent courses.
- Those who fall under SC or ST and the category of PWD should attain the minimum marks of 55% in class X/ SSC and class XII/ HSC or equivalent courses.
- The candidates who are in the category of general applicants should be in the maximum age of 20 years till the end of July month 2019. Those who are in the category of SC or ST need to fall in the maximum age group of 22 years till the end of July 2019.
IPMAT 2019 Exam Syllabus
The exam conducting body has divided IPMAT syllabus for this year into two parts and they are Verbal Ability and Quantitative Ability. Let’s discuss about the section wise syllabus for this exam in the tabular form given below:
About Quantitative Ability
|Name of Subject||Total number of Questions||Score or Marks|
|Percentage, Discount and Profit and Loss||11||42|
|Mensuration and Geometry||9||34|
|Time & Work||6||24|
|Time, Distance and Speed||4||16|
About Verbal Ability
|Subject name||Questions||Score or marks|
|Grammar and Filling up the blanks||10||40|
|Analogy and Vocabulary||11||44|
The mode of IPMAT exam 2019 will be CBT which is called computer-based test and contains total 100 questions. The applicants will have to finish the whole paper in 120 minutes or two hours. According to the pattern of this examination, there are total three sections in the paper that are named as below:
- Quantitative Ability where MCQs or multiple choice type questions are there.
- Quantitative Ability where SA or short answer type questions are there.
- Verbal Ability where the questions will be of multiple choice.
The applicants will have to complete all the questions in the time duration of 40 minutes.
About Marking Scheme
The marking pattern of this exam paper is quite simple and easy. Every question will consist of four marks. If the candidate gives the right answer, he or she will be given four marks and if the response is not correct, one mark will be cut under the clause of negative marking. In the section of Quantitative ability that contains short answer type questions, there will not be any negative marking.
IIM Indore is the authority that issues admit card and for the exam of IPMAT 2019, it will be available online to download from the first week of May 2019. The candidates, who have already applied for this exam and make proper registration online, will get the access of admit card by visiting the website and downloading the same from the given link. Note the applicants should also have to deposit the registration fee along with the form filling process. Always remember that admit card is quite necessary when the candidate will appear in the exam as it acts as an evidence of registration and thus the web portal also gives the right of accessing only to the registered applicants and not ll the candidates.
List of IPMAT 2019 Examination Centers
IPMAT 2019 will be conducted all over the nation with total examination centers of 28. Below mentioned is the list of exam centers in IPMAT 2019.
Ahmedabad, Dehradun, Indore, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Bhubaneshwar, Guwahati, Lucknow, New Delhi, Jaipur, Gurgaon, Kozhikode, Hyderabad, Noida, Ghaziabad, Nagpur, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Raipur, Gwalior, Chennai, Patna, Thiruvananthapuram, Visakhapatnam, Ranchi, Pune and Varanasi.
IPMAT 2019 Answer Key
The conducting authority will release IPMAT answer key for the year 2019 in the 3rd week of the month May 2019. The applicants who have applied for this exam will be able to access the answer key of this entrance exam if they visit the official web portal and click the given link there.
IPMAT 2019 Result Announcement
The candidates will get the golden opportunity to know about the scorecard of IPMAT 2019 in May month. The selection of the applicants will be done on the basis of the cut-off that will be published once the result of the exam is out. Note that candidates can simply enter their login credentials and get into the link of scorecard there to check their marks and final score online.
Once the authority announces the result of IPMAT 2019, the list of Cutoff will be released for the candidates. Let’s get an idea for the cut off marks in 2019 by having a look on the below-mentioned table that depicts the cut off list for IPMAT 2017 which was published by IIM Indore:
|Category||Quantitative Ability||Verbal Ability||Female||Male||Total candidates||Minimum Score||Maximum Score|
The candidates who fulfill the requirement of minimum cutoff marks which will be given by the authority IIM Indore just after the result will be declared will get the chance to give WAT or Written Ability Test and PI or Personal Interview. The selection of the applicants will be made on the grounds of the total score in all the three assessments- PI, written test and WAT. In case the candidate will not be able to attend any one or two of these exams, he or she will not be eligible to be the part of selection procedure as per the conducting body. There are total 5 stages in the process of shortlisting and the candidates will have to clear all of them to get selected.
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