Mode: Online / Computer Based

Question Type: Multiple Choice Questions

No. of Questions: 100

Duration: 2 Hours (120 Minutes)

IPU CET Marking Scheme:

  • Correct Answer :  +4
  • Wrong Answer: -1 (Except SA Section)

Sections & Sectional Time limit in IPMAT 2020

SectionNumber of QuestionsTime duration for the section
Quantitative Aptitude (MCQ)4040 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude(Short Answer)2040 Minutes
Verbal Ability (MCQ)4040 Minutes

Selection Criteria:

Sufficient number of candidates for WAT and PI for each category (General, NC-OBC, SC, ST and PWD/DA) will be shortlisted from the eligible pool using the merit list generated based on Aptitude Test Score (ATS) as mentioned in Table

Computation of Aptitude Test Score (ATS)

Score in Quantitative Ability
(MCQ) Section
30 * (𝐶𝑎𝑛𝑑𝑖𝑑𝑎𝑡𝑒′𝑠 𝑆𝑐𝑜𝑟𝑒 − 𝑀𝑖𝑛𝑖𝑚𝑢𝑚 𝑆𝑐𝑜𝑟𝑒) /(𝑀𝑎𝑥𝑖𝑚𝑢𝑚 𝑆𝑐𝑜𝑟𝑒 − 𝑀𝑖𝑛𝑖𝑚𝑢𝑚 𝑆𝑐𝑜𝑟𝑒)
Score in Quantitative Ability
(SA) Section
35 * (𝐶𝑎𝑛𝑑𝑖𝑑𝑎𝑡𝑒′𝑠 𝑆𝑐𝑜𝑟𝑒 − 𝑀𝑖𝑛𝑖𝑚𝑢𝑚 𝑆𝑐𝑜𝑟𝑒)/ (𝑀𝑎𝑥𝑖𝑚𝑢𝑚 𝑆𝑐𝑜𝑟𝑒 − 𝑀𝑖𝑛𝑖𝑚𝑢𝑚 𝑆𝑐𝑜𝑟𝑒)
Score in Verbal Ability
(MCQ) Section
35 * (𝐶𝑎𝑛𝑑𝑖𝑑𝑎𝑡𝑒′𝑠 𝑆𝑐𝑜𝑟𝑒 − 𝑀𝑖𝑛𝑖𝑚𝑢𝑚 𝑆𝑐𝑜𝑟𝑒) /(𝑀𝑎𝑥𝑖𝑚𝑢𝑚 𝑆𝑐𝑜𝑟𝑒 − 𝑀𝑖𝑛𝑖𝑚𝑢𝑚 𝑆𝑐𝑜𝑟𝑒)
Aptitude Test Score (ATS)Sum of above scores

Note: Maximum and Minimum scores are the highest and lowest scores obtained in respective sectionsby the candidates from the eligible pool.

Shortlisted candidates shall appear for WAT & PI at any one of the eight centres i.e. Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Kolkata and Mumbai.

Final Selection:  Category wise merit list will be generated based on Composite Score (CS) as mentioned in Table and provisional admission offers will be made accordingly, adhering to the Government of India reservation norms.

Computation of Composite Score (CS):

ComponentWeightage (%)
Aptitude Test Score (ATS)50
Personal Interview (PI)35
Written Ability Test (WAT)15

IPMAT Syllabus

Quantitative Ability (60 Questions – 240 Marks):
Numbers, Averages & Percentages, Roots, Indices, Surds, Simple & Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Algebraic Formulae, Linear & Quadratic Equations, Ratio & Proportion, Partnership, Mixtures & Alligations, Time, Speed & Distance, Work Related Problems, Pipes & Cisterns, Geometry: Lines, Angles & Triangles, Polygons, Circles & Mensuration, Permutations & Combinations, Probability, Determinants, Vectors, Integration and Differentiation.
Verbal Ability (40 Questions – 160 Marks):
Etymology & Roots, Idioms & Phrases, Analogies, Antonyms-Synonyms, Foreign Words Noun & Pronoun Errors, Subject-Verb Agreement, Prepositions and Conjunctions, Tenses, Modifiers & Parallelism, Reading Comprehension, Inference based passages Syllogisms, Logical Consistency, Deductive Reasoning.

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