IPMAT 2021 was successfully conducted by IIM Indore and IIM Rohtak separately on two days for admissions to the Five-Year Integrated Program in Management (IPM). The final selection for admission is based on the scores of IPMAT and Interview.

IIM Indore had scheduled the entrance exam for 16th July while IIM Rohtak scheduled the exam for 17th July 2021.

Go through the detailed IPMAT Exam Analysis to know about the difficulty level of the exam and the questions asked. You can also go through the previous year's analysis as well to get an idea about the difficulty trend of the IIM IPM Entrance Exam.

Our subject experts from SuperGrads have explained the detailed analysis of IPMAT Indore 2021

Overall the examination was a moderate level of difficulty.

The short answer-type questions were difficult compared to MCQ.

A surprising element in IPMAT 2021 is that the question paper included an LR set instead of DI. There were some missing elements that had to be filled in using logical thinking and answer the given questions.

In an AP s5= s9, where s is the sum of terms. Find a3:a5. Ans: 9:5

In a triangle, the angles A, B, and C are in an AP. If sin (2A+B) =1/2. Find Sin (B+2C). Ans: -1/2

Find the sum up to 10 terms of 1.3+5.7+7.9+....

A train leaves a point at 12 pm. 2 hours later another train leaves and crosses the first train at 8 pm. The sum of speeds was 140 kmph. What time will the second train cross the first if it leaves 5 hours later from starting point. Ans: 8 am next day.

The number of questions was reduced by 50% but the time was reduced only by 25%. This made the exam less lengthy and answer questions easily.

The paper was not very difficult for non-math background students

All the questions were doable. The overall good score will be more than 60%.

Sectional composition

No. of Questions

Time

No. of Good Attempts

Quantitative Ability (SA)

10

30 Minutes

6-7

Quantitative Ability (MCQ)

20

30 Minutes

13-14

Verbal Ability

30

30 Minutes

23-25

Total

60

60 Minutes

42-46

Questions Asked in Quantitative Ability SA

Topic

No. of Questions

Logarithm

1

Determinant

1

Functions

2

Permutation & Combination

1

Probability

1

Geometry (Circles)

1

Time, Speed, and Distance

1

Arithmetic

2

Questions Asked in Quantitative Aptitude MCQ

Topic

Number of questions

Data Interpretation (1 Set)

5

Progression

1

Logarithm

2

Probability

3

Determinant

1

Set-Based

2

Matrices

1

Functions

1

Trigonometry

1

Geometry

1

Number System

1

Questions Asked in Verbal Ability

Incorrect sentences

Reading Comprehension - the passage was about exploration

3 para jumbles - one sentence was about Hindi cinema

6 Idioms and Phrases

3 Fill in the Blanks

Topic

Number of questions

Reading-Comprehension (1 Passage)

6

Fill in the Blanks

5

Para Jumbles (TITA)

3

Sentence Correction

5

Word Usage

3

Idioms and Phrases

5

IPMAT 2019 Analysis

Here is the detailed IIM IPM Analysis for 2019. Go through the previous year's analysis to know the difficulty level of the exam and the type of questions asked. The below table explains the number of questions asked in each section and the number of good attempts.

Sectional composition

No. of questions

Marks

No. of Good Attempts

Quantitative Ability (SA)

20

40

36-40

Quantitative Ability (MCQ)

40

40

60-68

Verbal Ability

40

40

112-120

Total

100

120

208-228

Section 1: Quantitative Ability SA IPMAT Rohtak Exam Analysis

This section includes 20 Short Answers and there is no negative marking for any wrong answers.

As per the student's feedback, the exam was quite difficult and time-consuming.

Many questions in the test paper were based on Logs, Arithmetic Progressions, Geometry, P&C, Probability, and was a mix of concepts.

Topics in the section

No. of Questions

Sequences & Series (AP, GP)

4

Algebra

4

Logarithms

4

Averages

4

Percentages

2

Probability & Venn Diagram

2

Total SA Questions

20

Section 2: Quantitative Ability MCQ

This section includes 40 MCQs with negative markings for each wrong answer.

All questions were doable.

Compared to the previous year, the difficulty level was slightly higher.

Question Topics

No. of Questions

Number System

4

Arithmetic

8

Algebra

6

Geometry & Mensuration

5

Permutation Combination and Probability

5

Set Theory

4

Data Interpretation

5 in one set

Matrices and Determinants

3

Total Questions

40

Section 3: Verbal Ability IPM Analysis

This section included 40 MCQs.

The difficulty level was moderate and all questions were doable.

Topic

Number of questions

Reading Comprehension

12

Fill in the Blanks

10

Sentence Completion

5

Para Jumbles

4

Sentence correction

5

Para completion

4

Total

40

IPMAT 2018 Exam Analysis

Here is the IPMAT Analysis for 2018. Check out the number of questions asked and the number of good attempts.

Sections

No. of Questions

Good Attempts

Quantitative Ability (SA)

20

9-11

Quantitative Ability (MCQ)

40

19-20

Verbal Ability

40

30-32

Section 1: Quantitative Ability (Short Answers)

This section was of moderate difficulty level.

The questions were asked from the topics like Logarithms, Sequence & Series, P&C, Probability, Arithmetic, Venn Diagrams, etc.

Section 2: Quantitative Ability (MCQ)

The Quantitative Ability (MCQ) section was the difficult one compared to other sections.

A significant number of questions were present from Numbers, Algebra, Pure Maths, and a few from Arithmetic as well.

Have a look at the topic-wise number of questions asked.

Topic

Number of Questions

Numbers

3

Arithmetic

3

Pure Maths (P&C, Probability, Functions, Coordinate Geometry, Trigonometry, etc)

27

Mensuration

2

Data Interpretation

5

Total

40

Section 3: Verbal Ability (MCQ)

This was the easiest section and all questions were doable.

The below table explains the number of questions from each topic.

Here is the IPMAT Analysis for 2017. Check out the number of questions asked and the number of good attempts.

Sections

No. of Questions

Good Score

Quantitative Ability (MCQ)

60

112

Verbal Ability

40

142

Total

90

200

Section 1: Quantitative Ability (MCQ)

The Quantitative Ability (MCQ) section was the difficult one compared to other sections.

A significant number of questions were present from Numbers, Algebra, Pure Maths, and a few from Arithmetic as well.

Have a look at the topic-wise number of questions asked.

Topic

Number of questions

Data Interpretation (2 case lets)

10

Probability/P&C

9

Geometry

8

Sequences & Series

4

Logarithms

3

Set Theory

3

Mensuration

3

Time & Work

2

Complex Numbers

2

Functions

2

Time, speed, distance

2

Determinants

1

Trigonometry

1

Total

50

QA Type-In-Answer Type

Topic

Number of questions

Functions, probability

5

P&C, polynomials, mensuration, set theory

5

Total

10

Section 2: Verbal Ability (MCQ)

This was the easiest section and all questions were doable.

The below table explains the number of questions from each topic.

Topic

Number of questions

Reading Comprehension ( 2 passages, 250 words each) Fact based Q – 4, Opinion based Q-4, Vocabulary & understanding based Q- 4

12

Use of correct phrases in sentences

5

Use of correct words in sentences

5

Fill-in-the-blanks (Passage based)

5

Usage of words in sentences

5

Para jumbles

3

Paragraph inference

2

Paragraph completion

2

Grammatical error

1

Total

40

FAQ's

What is the IPMAT exam pattern for Aptitude Test?

The exam pattern of the IPMAT Aptitude test is divided into two sections: Quantitative Ability (Multiple Choice and Short Answer Questions) and Verbal Ability (Multiple Choice Questions). There will be a total of 100 questions and each question carries four marks. There is a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer. The duration of the exam is 2 hours.

What is the weightage of each section of the IPMAT 2022 Exam?

As per the IPMAT paper pattern, the question paper consists of two sections: Quantitative Ability (Multiple Choice and Short Answer Questions) and Verbal Ability (Multiple Choice Questions). Quantitative Ability Multiple Choice has 40 questions whereas the Quantitative Ability Short Answer section has 20 questions. The Verbal Ability section has 40 MCQ's.

What sub-topics are covered in the Quantitative Ability and Verbal Ability section of the IPMAT Exam 2022?

The Quantitative Ability of the IPMAT Exam 2021 cover sub-topics like Algebra, numerical calculations, Data Interpretation, mensuration, profit and loss, set theory, Distance, Time and Work, etc whereas Verbal Ability section covers Comprehension of passages, vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms, and Phrases, etc.

How is the IPMAT 2021 Analysis prepared?

On the day of IPMAT Exam, our team conduct a live analysis and take the feedback from students. This helps all aspirants of IPMAT to be aware of which type of questions are asked.

What are the advantages of IPM 2021 Analysis?

Through the IPM 2021 Exam Analysis, students can

know the difficulty level off each subject.

know the number of good attempts

also, know the questions asked in each subject.

Can I watch the live IPMAT Rohtak Exam Analysis 2021?

Yes, we will update the live youtube link for students to watch the live analysis. Also, students go through the post to know about the analysis.

Is IPMAT tough to clear?

With the right preparation strategy and following all preparation tips and tricks, students can definitely clear the exam with high score.