IPM-AT (IIM Rohtak) 2021 Analysis

IIM Rohtak conducted the IPM-AT on 17th July 2021 in non-Invigilated online mode across the country. After a couple of postponements owing to the current pandemic situation, the test was finally administered. The question paper had a total of 120 MCQs across the three sections – Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning and Verbal Ability with 20 questions in each area, respectively. Order of sections was also pre-defined. Each question carried 4 marks and there was a negative marking of 1 mark for each of the wrong responses. There was no negative marking for non-MCQs. Like last year, there was no sectional time limit this year too.

Section No. of Questions Time (in minutes)
Quantitative Ability 40 120
Logical Reasoning 40
Verbal Ability 40
Total 120

Let us now have a look at the individual sections:

Section 1: Quantitative Ability

This section was moderate-difficult in terms of difficulty. The questions were predominantly asked from Arithmetic (SI/CI, Speed Maths, Percentages/Profit & Loss, Time & Distance, Time & Work Averages, Ratio-Proportion, etc). Questions from other areas were from Permutations & Combinations, Probability, Geometry, Trigonometry, etc were also present in the paper.

Section 2: Logical Reasoning

The LR proved to be yet again an easy section. The section saw questions from a gamut of topics. A significant number of questions were present from Arrangements & Distributions, Blood Relation, Direction sense, Coding-Decoding, Analogies, Series, Clocks, Syllogisms, Statement-Assumption, Data Sufficiency, Calendar, etc.

Section 3: Verbal Ability

There were no surprises in the Verbal Ability section. The section was easy, and a good number of questions could have been attempted in the given time. There were two Reading Comprehension passages with a total of 10 questions. Apart from this, a wide range of areas were tested viz., Sentence completion, Error Identification, Analogy, Idioms and Phrases, Short Passage based, Synonym-Antonym, Para Formation, etc.

A good number of attempts in the exam should be around 85-87 with about 85% accuracy

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