IPMAT 2022 is likely to be conducted in the second week of June 2021. The IPMAT application forms 2022 will likely be released on the official website of IIM Indore in the second week of March 2022. The application window for IPMAT 2022 will be opened for a month.
What is IPMAT?
Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test (IPMAT) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore). The national level test is a gateway for admission to the five-year Integrated Program in Management offered at IIM Indore. IPMAT is a combination of a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree (under the dual-degree programme) offered by IIM Indore. The programme is designed for students who wish to take up a career in managerial and business fields.
IPMAT 2022 will be held in online mode followed by a Personal Interview (PI). The programme is spread across a period of five years and consists of 15 terms. Every year constitutes three terms of three months duration.
Candidates who wish to get admission to the five-year integrated programme of IIM Indore must know that the programme is broadly divided into two phases; Phase I is the first three years of the programme and Phase II includes the remaining two years. Let’s take a look at the two phases in detail:
Phase I: Phase I of the programme builds the foundation. The students are required to complete a social internship at the end of the first three years along with the classwork.
Phase II: Phase II of the programme focuses on Business Management. The students are required to complete a business internship between the fourth and fifth year along with classwork.
IPMAT eligibility 2022 is a set of requirements as mentioned by IIM Indore, that students must fulfill for admission to the five-year Integrated Programme in Management. The eligibility criteria for IPMAT 2022 is as under –
State Wise Eligibility Criteria for General and NC/OBC category
SC, ST and PWD/DA category
Check the table below to get an overview of the IPMAT 2022 exam.
IPMAT 2022 Highlights
Name of the exam
Integrated Programme in Management Aptitude (IPMAT)
Once a year
Type of questions
Multiple-choice questions and short-form answers
+4 marks for correct answers
-1 mark for incorrect answer
Duration of the exam
Number of sections
Refer to the table below to know the important dates and events of IPMAT 2022 exam.
Application process begins
Second week of March 2022
The IPMAT application forms will be available online only
Application process ends
First week of May 2022
Candidates will not able to apply beyond this date
Admit card download
First week of June 2022
The admit cards will be available online
Second week of June 2022
The exam will be conducted online from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Announcement of call for Personal Interviews
Last week of July 2022
Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their scores in IPMAT 2022
First week of August 2022
Shortlisted candidates had to appear for further admission process
Provisional Admission Offers
Third week of August 2022
A final selection list will be released
Second week of September 2022
Candidates will have to register for their preferred programme
*Note: The dates are tentative and likely to change.
Step 1: Fill in the Application form
Candidates who appear for the IPMAT 2022 need to register for the exam. It must be noted that the application form has to be submitted before the deadline. It is advised to check the eligibility criteria before filling in the application form.
The fee is Rs 4130 for the General category/NC-OBC and Rs 2065 for reserved category candidates. Candidates must note that the fee can be paid only in online mode. Candidates can choose to pay the fee by any of the following:
Step 2: Download IPMAT 2022 admit card
Candidates who register successfully for the exam will be able to access the admit cards. The same will be available a week before the date of the exam. Registered candidates can download their respective admit cards from the official website by entering their Registered ID and password.
Step 3: Appear for IPMAT 2022
Th IPMAT 2022 exam will likely be conducted in the second week of June 2022. IPMAT will be conducted in an online mode and the duration of the exam will be two hours. Registered candidates will be required to appear for the exam where they will be assessed on Quantitative Ability (Multiple Choice Question-MCQ), Quantitative Ability (Short Answer Question-SA) and Verbal Ability (Multiple Choice Question-MCQ).
Step 4: Check IPMAT 2022 result
Test-takers can check their results online. The result will likely be declared in the last week of July 2022. The result is generally declared within 10-15 days from the date of the exam. Candidates needed to enter their application form number, email ID or Date of Birth in order to access their results.
Step 5: WAT-PI
Candidates who clear the written test will be further called in for the WAT-PI process. Shortlisted candidates need to appear for an Essay writing round and will then be interviewed by a panelist of IIM Indore.
IPMAT 2022 Exam Pattern and Syllabus
IPMAT is an online exam that has 100 questions both MCQs and Short Answers. The questions are based on Verbal Ability and Quantitative Aptitude. The total marks are 400 and there is a negative marking of -1 mark. Check the highlights below of the IPMAT exam pattern:
Number of Questions
+4 for every correct answer
-1 for every incorrect answer
90 minutes (1.5 hours from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM)
Questions per section
QA (MCQs) – 40
Verbal Ability – 40
QA (Short Answers)- 20
Sectional time limit
Yes (40 minutes per section)
IPMAT 2022 exam centres are the cities as listed by IIM Indore where the test takers can take the aptitude test. IPMAT 2022 will be conducted in as many as 28 cities all over India. Candidates will get their preferred city from the list as their IPMAT exam centre 2022 as per their choices marked during the application process. The exam centre allotted to candidates will also be mentioned on IPMAT 2022 admit card.
List of Test Cities
The final allotment of IPMAT exam centre can be affected by the availability of seats and candidates may not get their preferred city but nearest to it. IIM Indore has the right to change the exam centre due to any reason.
Admissions to IIM Indore’s Five-Year Integrated Management Programme are based on the scores obtained by the students in IPMAT written exam, Personal Interview/Group Discussion. The exam authorities release a list of eligible candidates after the IPMAT exam who can appear for the Personal Interview. The final selection of candidates will be conducted on the basis of the Composite Scores (CS) computed on the basis of the following.