IPMAT Indore 2024 Analysis

The IPMAT Indore 2024 exam was held with a total duration of 120 minutes, divided equally among three sections: Quantitative Ability (MCQ), Quantitative Ability (SA), and Verbal Ability. Here’s a comprehensive breakdown of the exam pattern, difficulty level, and topic-wise distribution.

Exam Pattern
Total Number of Questions: 90

Quantitative Ability (MCQ): 30 questions
Quantitative Ability (SA): 15 questions
Verbal Ability: 45 questions

Marking Scheme:

Correct Answer: +4 marks
Incorrect Answer: -1 mark
No negative marking for QA-SA section
Duration: 120 minutes (40 minutes per section)

Section-Wise Analysis

1. Quantitative Ability (MCQ)
Difficulty Level: Moderate to Hard

Key Observations:

The most challenging section, especially due to the tricky Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR) questions.
Prominently featured Logarithms, with 5 questions being the most from any single topic.

Topics and Number of Questions:

 Topic  Number of Questions
 Simple Interest/Compound Interest  1
 Basic Algebra  1
 Modulus Function  1
 Permutations  1
 Geometry  1
 Speed Distance & Time  1
 Logarithms  2
 Progressions with Log  2
 Heights & Distance  1
 Profit & Loss  1
 Coordinate Geometry  3
 Set Theory  2
 Permutations and Combinations  2
 Data Arrangement  5


2. Quantitative Ability (SA)
Difficulty Level: Easy

Key Observations:
Easier than the previous year.
No negative marking for this section.
Included a new question format on 'medians'.

Topics and Number of Questions:

 Topic   Number of Questions
 Set Theory  1
 Percentage  1
 Logarithms   1
 Simple Interest/Compound Interest  1
 Matrices  1
 Mod Inequality  1
 Counting  1
 Mensuration  1
 Quadratic Equation   1
 Number System  1
 Ratio  1
 Function   1
 Set based on Mean, Median  3


3.Verbal Ability
Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

Key Observations:
The section was consistent with previous years' patterns.
Two reading comprehensions, one regular and one lengthy.
Phrasal verbs and para jumbles were more challenging.

 Topic   Topic 
 Reading Comprehension  12
 Idioms   2
 Phrasal Verbs  5
 Grammar  5
 Paracompletion  5
 Parajumbles  5
 Confusing Words  5
 Fillers  5


Overall Analysis

The IPMAT Indore 2024 exam maintained a pattern and difficulty level similar to previous years, providing no significant surprises to well-prepared students. While the Verbal Ability section remained straightforward, the Quantitative Ability (MCQ) section was more challenging, particularly the Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning parts.

Cut-off Expectations:

The overall difficulty level suggests that the cutoffs will likely be similar to last year’s.
If the Quantitative Ability section, particularly the MCQ part, posed significant challenges for many students, there could be a marginal decrease in the cutoff marks.

Key Takeaways:

Quantitative Ability (MCQ): The most difficult section, requiring strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Quantitative Ability (SA): Easier, with no negative marking, making it crucial for scoring well.
Verbal Ability: Consistent in difficulty, manageable with good preparation.

Candidates who prepared thoroughly and practiced with mock tests would find the exam manageable, with no major changes or surprises in the question types or distribution.



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