Integrated Program in Management (IPM) - Indore

About IPM:

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.


Reasons to join IPM:

  • There are high chances of making it to the IIM as the competition is comparatively low compared to other MBA entrance exams. Around 22,000 students appeared last year for IPM
  • Education: It has a well-structured curriculum
  • IIM Brand Value: The unmatched IIM degree adds value to a candidate’s portfolio
  • Placements: an IPM graduate gets an average salary package of around 16 lakhs

IPM Program, IIM Indore

IIM Indore is one of the prestigious B schools in India. It is Ranked 7 by NIRF 2020 for MBA. IPM Program was launched in 2011 by IIM Indore, it is the five-year Integrated Program and is meant for the students with high managerial aspirations and carries the IIM brand ensuring great career growth. After IIM Indore has launched the program, IIM Rohtak also introduced the Integrated Program in their curriculum

How to Apply?

  • Candidates are required to fill the registration form for applying to IIM Indore IPM Program, which aims at evaluating candidate’s proficiency in academics as well as in extra-curricular activities
  • The application fee for IIM Indore, IPM Program is Rs.4,130/-

IPM Indore Eligibility

  • Candidates need to score a minimum of 60% in 10th and or equivalent examinations  for the general category 
  • relaxation of 5% for the candidates from the SC/ ST/ PwD category
  • The age limit is 22 years as of July 31, 2021 
  • Candidates who have appeared for the 12th standard are also eligible to apply
  • If some candidates are awarded grade points instead of percentage the conversion of grades to the percentage of marks would be based on the procedure certified by the board or the authority
  • Candidates pursuing their 12th standard from any international schools affiliated with foreign boards are also eligible 

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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. 

IPM Indore Selection Process:

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:-

  1. 27% of the seats are reserved for candidates belonging to the NC-OBC
  2. 15% seats are reserved for the Scheduled Caste
  3. 7.5% seats are reserved for the Scheduled Tribe
  4. 4% of seats are reserved for the Economically Weaker Sections
  5. 5% of seats are reserved for the Persons with PwD
Total seats for IPM in IIM Indore

Intake of IIM Indore for Integrated Programme in Management is around 150 students.


IPMAT Exam Preparation Strategy

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 

  • To the syllabus of the exam, design a proper time table
  • Cover all the topics and concepts
  • Do mock tests and practice tests regularly
  • Analyze the tests taken, recognize the weak areas, and work accordingly, this is the most important step

IPM Program Structure

  • The IPM program at IIM Indore comprises 15 terms spread across 5 years
  • There is 3 term of 3-month duration each year. The IPM Programme is divided into parts. The first part is all about basic foundation courses and the second part focuses on management
  • The internship is a mandatory part of the program
  • Each student is required to undergo a business internship at the end of the academic year
  • Every year, the students will undergo various projects which include immersive learning opportunities in the form of research work with the faculty of IIM Indore 
  • Placement opportunities will be provided to the students who complete the full five years of course of studie

IPM Indore Course Curriculum

The IPM program has 4 core parts:

  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Humanities
  • Economics

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. 


Mathematics, Statistics, Economics Psychology, Sociology, Political Science
, Foundations of Management
  • Foundation Courses in Maths &
  • Game Theory
  • Optimization
  • Stochastic Modelling
  • Spreadsheet Modelling
  • Mathematical Modelling
  • Micro and Macroeconomics
  • Indian Economy
  • Money, Banking and Finance
  • Econometrics
  • International Trade
  • Introduction to Sociology &
  • India & World Politics
  • Public Administration
  • International Relations
  • Business, Government and Society
  • Business History
  • Principles of Management
  • Humanities
  • Literature
  • Languages: English, French
  • Spanish, German
  • Communication & Presentation Skills
  • Dance, Music

Course Outline for 4th and 5th Year

  • Communication
  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • OB & HR
  • Rural Immersion Programme
  • Other Optional Workshops
  • Economics
  • Information Systems
  • Operations Management
  • Himalaya Outbound Programme
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
  • Industry Visit Workshop

In addition to the academic courses, students get the opportunity to participate in various co-curricular activities which sharpen their managerial skills.

The IPM program includes a business internship program between the 4th and 5th years of the IPM program.

StagesCourse fee for resident
Course fee for Non-Resident Indians(NRI)
and Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)
For the first 3 yearsRs.4 lakhs per annumRs.6 lakhs per annum
For the 4th and 5th yearAs per the prevailing PGP fees

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

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