IIM Indore launched a unique program of a 5-year Integrated Programme in Management in 2011. The program admits the students after they have completed their class 12th from India and few internationally recognized boards of secondary education.
The objective of the program is to develop student’s core competencies in the area of analytical thinking, interpersonal development, decision making along with ethical orientation. After completing the 5 years program, the student will be awarded the degree of Master of Management Studies by IIM Indore. And if a student wishes to exit after 3 years, he will be awarded the degree of BBA.
IIM Indore for admission to its five-year course, conducts an aptitude test, IPMAT. For admission to the IPM program, candidates have to first go through the IPMAT exam and the shortlisted candidates then further go through various selection rounds. Along with IIM Rohtak, Nirma University also accepts IPMAT scores for admission to its BBA-MBA integrated program.
IIM IPM candidates are selected based on their overall performance in the entrance exam, which is the Aptitude Test, after qualifying for the Aptitude Test the students will be shortlisted for the Video Based Assessment.
Stage 1: Candidates who are fulfilling the eligibility criteria will then have to submit their application for the IIM IPM
Stage 2: Candidates then go through the Aptitude Test (AT) which is to be conducted across the various cities in the country
Stage 3: The minimum cut-off marks in each section of IPM are decided by the admission committee
Stage 4: Based on the merit list candidates are shortlisted for Video Based Assessment
Video-Based Assessment: Candidates who are shortlisted for the Video Based Assessment will be required to upload a self-recorded video within a given period. Candidates have to make the video based on the set of questions given to them.
Note- Candidates who fail to upload the self-recorded video in the given time frame will be disqualified from the further selection process.
Stage 5: For the final selection of the students for admission to IIM IPM, a merit list (category wise) based on the composite score is generated
IIM IPM reservation of the seats:-
As per the government of India reservation rights and policies, the percentages of seats reserved are:-
Intake of IIM Indore for Integrated Programme in Management is around 150 students.
IPMAT tests you based on your ability to think. Analyze each question to identify your strength and weakness in a particular field. Extensive reading is required to develop a good speed and acumen for the Verbal Ability section. Keep yourself updated by regularly reading a newspaper and be thorough with the current things happenings which will help you in the WAT & PI process also.
Some preparation tips
The IPM program has 4 core parts:
Apart from these four other courses like Marketing Management, HRM, General Management, Business Communication, Foreign languages, etc are also a part of the IPM program. The courses offered by IIM Indore in the fourth and fifth years of the IPM program are identical to the curriculum of the PGP program.
Course Outline for 4th and 5th Year
In addition to the academic courses, students get the opportunity to participate in various co-curricular activities which sharpen their managerial skills.
The highest salary offered at IIM Indore was 50 LPA, and the average salary for the batch was around 22.85 LPA for the 2019 batch. The total batch size was 150 .The major roles offered in domains such as Sales & Marketing (32%), IT/Analytics (21%), Consulting (15%), Finance (12%), HR (3%), and Operations (2%).
Major recruiters are: Accenture, ACG, Amazon, Cipla, Asian Paints, Capgemini, Deloitte, EY, Flipkart, HP, and IBM