IPMAT Indore 2024 Exam (23 May,2024) Analysis by Endeavor Magic

The IPMAT Indore 2024 exam was successfully conducted on May 23rd, offering a pathway for admissions to the five-year integrated program in management offered by IIM Indore and IIM Ranchi. Our experts at Endeavor Magic Private Limited have meticulously analyzed the exam, confirming that the exam pattern remained consistent with previous years, and there were no significant deviations. Here, we provide an in-depth analysis of the exam’s overall and section-wise performance to help future aspirants.

Features of IPMAT Indore 2024: Highlights

  • Mode: Computer-Based Test (CBT)
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Negative Marking: Yes, except for subjective-type questions
  • Marking Scheme: +4 for each correct answer, -1 for each incorrect answer
  • Overall Difficulty: Moderate

IPMAT Indore 2024 Exam Pattern

SectionNo. of Q’sSectional Time (min.)Difficulty Level
Quantitative Ability (SA)1540Moderate
Quantitative Ability (MCQ)3040Difficult
Verbal Ability (MCQ)4540Easy

The exam consisted of three sections:

  1. Quantitative Ability (SA): Short Answer
  2. Quantitative Ability (MCQ): Multiple Choice Questions
  3. Verbal Ability (MCQ): Multiple Choice Questions

Overall Analysis

  • Total Questions: 90
  • Total Marks: 360
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Mode: Online

Section-Wise Analysis

Quantitative Ability (SA)

This section included 15 questions and was considered moderate in difficulty. The questions covered a variety of topics:

TopicsNo. of Questions
Number system1
Quadratic equation1
Ratio & Proportion1
Simple and Compound Interest1
Averages (case-based)3
Set theory1
Matrices and Determinants1

Quantitative Ability (MCQ)

This section was found to be difficult and time-consuming by most students. It included 30 questions from various topics:

TopicNo. of Questions
 Heights & Distance/ Trigonometry1
Profit & Loss1
Time, Speed, and Distance1
Ratio & Proportion1
Simple and Compound Interest1
 Progressions with Log2
Set Theory1
Linear Equation2
Permutation and Combination2
Data Interpretation5

Verbal Ability (MCQ)

This section was relatively easy and consisted of 45 questions. It provided relief to students after the challenging QA section:

TopicNo. of Questions
Reading Comprehension 12
Fill in the blanks13-14
Para completion5
Phrasal Verbs4
Error Spotting3-4


The IPMAT Indore 2024 exam maintained a consistent pattern with previous years, offering a moderate overall difficulty level. The Quantitative Ability (MCQ) section was notably challenging, while the Verbal Ability section was more straightforward. Understanding the distribution of topics and difficulty levels can greatly aid in preparation for future aspirants. For personalized guidance and strategic preparation, students are encouraged to connect with our experts at Endeavor Magic Private Limited.