IPMAT Syllabus 2024

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November 2, 2023

IPMAT Syllabus 2024: Key Changes in Syllabus & Pattern, Section-wise syllabus topics


IIM Indore will conduct IPM AT 2024 in the month of May 2024, likely on May 19, 2024 in afternoon session for admission to its 5 year Integrated Programme in Management (IPM). Apart from IIM Indore, the IPM AT 2024 exam score will be accepted for BBA/ BBA(Hons)/IPM admission 2024 by IIM Ranchi, Nirma University Ahmedabad, TAPMI, IIFT, NALASAR among other top BBA Colleges.


IIM Indore IPMAT Syllabus 2024 consists of two major sections – QA and VA as per following details:

  • Section-1: Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning - 45 questions
  • Section-2: Verbal Ability& Reading Comprehension - 45 Questions
  • The first section on Quantitative Aptitude (QA) is split into two sections – MCQs and Short Answer (SA) questions 
  • The second Verbal Ability (VA) section consists of all MCQs
  • IPMAT 2024 will be a computer based test of 120 minutes duration

IPMAT Syllabus 2024: Changes during 3 years
IPMAT (IIM Indore IPM) syllabus is changed as the IPMAT exam pattern is changed with increased number of questions and time duration since 2021. However, before moving on to plan the cover the complete IPMAT exam syllabus 2023, check below the latest IPM 2023 syllabus and exam pattern as against the previous pattern:

Components of IPMAT Syllabus & Exam Pattern
IPMAT Syllabus 2024  & Exam Pattern
IPMAT Syllabus 2021  & Exam Pattern
Total Questions
Total Sections
Total questions in Section: Verbal Ability& Reading Comprehension (All MCQ)
Total Questions in Section: MCQ type -Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
Total Questions in Section: Short Answer (SA) type -Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
Time duration           
120 minutes
90 minutes
Scoring pattern
+4 marks for each correct answer
+ 4 marks each
Negative Marking (Only for MCQs)
-1 mark for wrong answer
-1 mark

IPMAT Syllabus IIM Indore: Sectional Composition
To help you prepare for IPMAT 2024 in right direction, the IPMAT (IPM IIM Indore) Syllabus, based on revised exam pattern, marking scheme and time duration is as follows:

Key Topics
Total Number of Questions
Time Allotted
Marks for Right Answer
Marks for Wrong Answer
Quantitative Ability (MCQs + SA)
Quantitative Ability: Percentages, Profit and Loss, Number System, Average
Data Interpretation (DI)
Logical Reasoning (LR)
45 (30 MCQs + 15 SA questions
80 Mins
-1 (only for 40 MCQs)
Verbal Ability
Reading Comprehension;
Vocabulary; Para Jumble & Logical Completion of Paragraph
45 MCQs
40 Mins
120 Mins

IPMAT Syllabus 2024 Section 1: Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning


Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

  1. Number System
  2. Percentage
  3. Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  4. Profit, Loss and Distance
  5. Average
  6. Time and Work
  7. Ratio, Proportion and Variation
  8. Time, Speed and Distance
  9. Sequence and Series
  10. Mensuration
  11. Permutations and Combinations
  12. Probability
  13. Equations
  14. Logarithm
  15. Geometry
  16. Coordinate Geometry
  17. Matrices and Determinants


Data Interpretation Syllabus for IPMAT

  1. Basics of Data Interpretation
  2. Data Sufficiency
  3. Practice Exercise on Data Interpretation

Logical Reasoning Syllabus for IPMAT

  1. Sequencing and Arrangement
  2. Team Selection

IPMAT Syllabus for Section 2: Verbal Ability& Reading Comprehension

  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Para-jumble
  3. Idioms and Phrases
  4. Fill in the Blanks
  5. Para Completion
  6. Antonym, Synonym, Confusing Words
  7. Correction of Errors in sentences

One of the best books to prepare for IIM Indore IPM 2024 Exam Syllabus  is ‘Crack the IIM Indore IPM Entrance Exam’, published by Pearson and written by IIM Lucknow Alumnus Nishit Sinha.

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