IPMAT 2022: Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Results

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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. 

IPMAT 2022: Two Phases

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 Criteria 2022

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 –

  • The candidate should have scored a minimum of 60% aggregate in Class 10/SSC and Class 12/ HSC or equivalent examination in the case of General and NC-OBC category
  • The candidates must have passed the qualifying examination in 2020, 2021 or in 2022
  • Also, the candidate should be of maximum 20 years of age as on July 31, 2022
  • The candidate should have scored a minimum of 55% aggregate in Class 10/SSC and Class 12/ HSC or equivalent examination in case of SC, ST and PWD (DA) category

State Wise Eligibility Criteria for General and NC/OBC category

  • Candidates applying for the exam should have obtained an aggregate of 60% aggregate in both Class 10 and Class 12 or the overall score of SAT should be 1600 out of 2400
  • Candidates who will be appearing for the Class 12 examination or are waiting for the results can also apply for the examination
  • The candidate should not be more than 20 years of age as on July 31, 2022

SC, ST and PWD/DA category

  • Candidates applying for the exam should have obtained an aggregate of 55% aggregate in both Class 10 and Class 12 or the overall score of SAT should be 1475 out of 2400
  • Candidates appearing for the Class 12 examination or are waiting for the results can appear for the examination
  • The candidate should not exceed 22 years of age as on July 31, 2022

IPMAT 2022 Overview

  • IPMAT is a national level entrance test conducted for admission to the five-year integrated programme offered by IIM Indore
  • The students will be provided Bachelors of Arts (Foundations of Management) and Masters of Business Administration (MBA) by IIM Indore at the end of the programme
  • IPMAT is usually conducted in the computer-based test mode but this year due to the coronavirus situation, IPMAT 2022 was conducted in the internet-based test mode
  • IPMAT has three sections– Quantitative Ability (MCQs), Quantitative Ability (Short Answers), Verbal Ability
  • The IPMAT exam is usually of moderate difficulty level

IPMAT 2022: Highlights

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)

Conducting body

IIM Indore

Exam level


Exam frequency

Once a year




  • Quantitative Ability
  • Verbal Ability

Type of questions

Multiple-choice questions and short-form answers 

Marking scheme

+4 marks for correct answers

-1 mark for incorrect answer



Duration of the exam

2 hours

Number of sections


Official website


IPMAT 2022: Important Dates and Events

Refer to the table below to know the important dates and events of IPMAT 2022 exam. 



Salient Features

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

IPMAT 2022

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

Personal Interviews

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

Programme Registration

Second week of September 2022

Candidates will have to register for their preferred programme

*Note: The dates are tentative and likely to change.

IPMAT 2022: Admission Process

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:

  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • NetBanking 

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:

Exam Structure



3 Sections

  • Verbal Ability (MCQ)
  • Quantitative Ability (MCQ)
  • Quantitative Aptitude (SA)

Number of Questions


Marking Scheme

+4 for every correct answer

-1 for every incorrect answer

Difficulty Level



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

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.

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List of Test Cities








































New Delhi

















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.

IPMAT 2022 Selection Criteria

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.


Marks Weightage 

 IPMAT 2022




 Composite Score



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