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Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test (IPM - AT) Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern

  • Total Marks- 100 Questions *4= 400
  • Test duration- 120 minutes
  • Total Questions- 100 Questions
  • Marking System –
    • Each correct answer fetches 4 marks.
    • There is negative marking,1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Syllabus Summary

No. Of Subject 1
No. Of Unit 4
No. Of Chapter 25
Chapters
  1. Reading Comprehension
Chapters
  1. Sentence­ Jumble
Chapters
  1. Sentence Improvement
  2. Subject Verb Agreement
  3. Nouns
  4. Pronouns
  5. Adjective
  6. Adverbs
  7. Prepositions
  8. Tense
  9. Articles
  10. Verbs
  11. Modifiers
  12. Parallelism
Chapters
  1. Sentence completion
  2. Word Usage
  3. Synoymns
  4. Idioms and Pharses
  5. Cloze Test
  6. Antonym
  7. Analogy
  8. Homophones
  9. Confusables
  10. Migratory Words
  11. Phrasal Verbs

How to prepare

Preparation Strategy

IPMAT is still a pen and paper test. IPMAT exam’s main objective to test speed and accuracy. Candidates need to attempt each question in less than 80 seconds. Selection of questions is crucial here.

Aspirants should focus on core topics and theory. Try and finish all the topics in the next two months. Thereafter, do not touch new topics or comfortable areas. The chief strategy should be to attempt familiar questions and leave non-familiar/non-comfortable questions. Candidates should be able to decide this within 10 seconds.

Speed will be also very critical in IPMAT exam. Apart question learning to select a question, candidates should also to reject a question in less than 10 seconds.

So focus on basic quant syllabus. For Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation, revise the Class 5-10 NCERT school books. Since fast calculations can save time, practice with tables, squares, cubes and decimal-fraction conversions.

Verbal ability section usually consists of grammar, reading comprehension. There’s no different strategy for VA section. Candidates need to focus on an overall strategy for MBA exams while preparing for verbal sections, because all the exams have similar syllabus.


Finally, practicing past years' IPMAT question papers as well as Mock Tests of various players are perhaps the best source for preparation.