Syllabus for IPM AT Indore

Quantitative Ability
1. Quantitative Ability (QA) - Short Answer


  • Percentages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Mixtures and Alligations
  • Time, Speed, and Distance
  • Time and Work


  • Basic Algebraic Identities
  • Linear and Quadratic Equations
  • Inequalities
  • Logarithms
  • Progressions (Arithmetic, Geometric, Harmonic)
  • Functions and Graphs
  • Matrices

Geometry and Mensuration:

  • Lines and Angles
  • Triangles (Properties, Congruence, Similarity)
  • Circles (Properties, Chords, Tangents)
  • Polygons
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Area and Perimeter of 2D Shapes
  • Surface Area and Volume of 3D Shapes

Number System:

  • Prime Numbers
  • Divisibility Rules
  • HCF and LCM
  • Integers, Fractions, and Decimals
  • Binomial theorum based

Data Interpretation:Tables

  • Bar GraphsLine Graphs
  • Pie Charts
  • Caselets

Probability and Statistics:

  • Mean, Median, Mode
  • Standard Deviation
  • Probability Theory
  • Permutations and Combinations


2. Quantitative Ability (QA) - Multiple Choice

All topics listed under QA Short Answer

3.Verbal Ability

 1. Reading Comprehension:

Passages of varying lengths and complexities Questions on:

  • Main idea
  • Inferences
  • Arguments
  • Tone and Style
  • Vocabulary in context

2. Verbal Ability:



  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Word Usage
  • Analogies


  • Sentence Correction
  • Error Spotting
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Sentence Completion

Verbal Reasoning:

  • Para Jumbles
  • Logical Sequence of Statements
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Inference


Professional Suggestion:

Additional Topics for Comprehensive Preparation
1. General Awareness:
2. Current Affairs
3. Business and Economy
4. Social and Cultural Issues
5. Science and Technology
6. History and Geography

Additional Topics for  Logical Reasoning:
1. Coding-Decoding
2. Series Completion
3. Blood Relations
4. Direction Sense
5. Puzzles and Seating Arrangements



Exam Pattern of IPM AT Indore


Quantitative Ability (QA) - Short Answer

Quantitative Ability (QA) - Multiple Choice

Verbal Ability (VA)


Total duration of the test is typically 2 hours.

Marking Scheme:

Varies each year; typically, there is negative marking for wrong answers in the multiple-choice sections.



Tips for Preparation

1. Consistent Practice: Regularly solve practice questions and take mock tests to build speed and accuracy.
2. Conceptual Clarity: Ensure strong understanding of fundamental concepts before moving on to advanced problems.
3. Time Management: Practice managing your time effectively during the exam.
4. Reading: Read newspapers, magazines, and books to improve comprehension skills and stay updated on current affairs.
5. Mock Tests: Take full-length mock tests under timed conditions to simulate the actual exam environment.

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