IIM Indore IPM 2017 was conducted by IIM Indore on May 16, 2017 for admission to its five year Integrated Programme in Management (IPM). The exam comprised 100 questions from two broad sections viz. Quantitative Ability and Verbal Ability. The time limit of the exam was 120 minutes.There were somewhere 10 questions of type in variety without any option. Additionally, there were 3 questions in which more than one option was right, one will get marks only upon ticking all the options.
Correct Answer: 4 Marks
Incorrect Answer : 1 Marks (Negative)
IPM 2017 Expected Score:
Section

Number of Questions

Time
(in minutes)

Expected Score

Quantitative Ability

60

75

140145

Verbal Ability

40

45

108110

Total

100

120

248255

IPM 2017 Analysis: Quantitative Ability
The level of difficulty of Quantitative Ability section in IPM 2017 was high. There were 60 questions in this section. As opposed to previous years, there were 23 questions wherein the students were not given the options, they had to type the answers in the space provided.
The breakdown of this section is as follows:
Topic

Number of questions

Number System

45

Arithmetic

45

Algebra

1819

Geometry and Mensuration

67

Permutation Combination and Probability

67

Set Theory

23

Logical Reasoning

2 sets (78)

Complex Numbers

45

Matrices and Determinants

45

Miscellaneous

56

Total

60

The paper was a mix of various topics but was primarily dominated by Algebra, followed by Modern Maths. There were 78 questions on Logical Reasoning and 56 questions from AP/GP and DivisibilityRemainders each. There were also 23 questions each from Inequalities and Quadratic Equations. 45 questions were asked from Matrices and Determinants and Complex Numbers each.
In 75 minutes, an attempt of 3640 can be considered a good attempt. A 140+ in this section can be considered a good score.
Verbal Ability
The difficulty level of Verbal Ability section was easy  moderate. The 40 questions in this section could easily be completed in around 45 minutes.
The breakdown of this section is as follows:
Topic

Number of questions

Reading Comprehension

11

Fill in the Blanks (Two Blanks)

56

Synonyms

1

Sentence Completion

56

Para Jumbles

46

Sentence correction

56

Para completion

34

Total

40

There were two Reading Comprehension passages. One passage was on the geological formation of rocks while the second passage concentrated on social networking and its impact on teenagers.
Fill in the blanks questions were easy.
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