IPM entrance test turns out a little tough

Indore : The entrance test for admission in Integrated Programme in Management (IPM) — an after school course offered by Indian Institute of Management Indore – held on Friday turned out to be a little tough for candidates from non-mathematic subject background.

They, as per coaching experts, would require minimum 200 marks out of total 400 marks paper to get a call for interview from the institute. Last year, the cut-off was about 185 marks.Unlikely last year, the paper consisting of 100 questions has more questions from algebra and geometry in to arithmetic section.

For those who come from mathematics background, the paper was easier but for students of commerce and other streams it was tougher,” subject experts said. The examination was held in six cities of the country including Indore, Bangaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai on Thursday.

In Indore, there were two examination centres where about 2,000 candidates appeared in the exams. Total 12,413 candidates, including 7,472 men and 4,671 women, had registered for the test. Rohit Kapor the convener of the test said that the turnout was about 85 per cent.

The list of shortlisted candidates for personal interview will be announced on May 26. Personal interview will be held on June 3 and June 6, the announcement of the selected candidates will be made on June 16.

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