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# IPMAT Exam Self-Study Guide without Coaching [2023]

Are you planning to take the IPMAT exam? Are you looking for a comprehensive and effective self-study guide to help you prepare without having to take expensive coaching classes? The articles covers topics such as the exam pattern, important topics to focus on, the best resources to use during your preparation, and a variety of tips and tricks to help you make the most of your time. With this guide, you will be able to maximise your chances of success and score better than your competition.

## Exam Pattern for 2023

### IPMAT IIM Indore Paper Pattern

• Each question carrying 4 marks.
• 1 mark negative deduction for every incorrect answer.
• No negative marking in Quantitative Ability(SA) section.

### IPMAT IIM Rohtak Paper Pattern

• Each question carrying 4 marks.
• 1 mark negative deduction for every incorrect answer.

IIM Indore’s IPMAT exam gives more weightage to quantitative section, as opposed to IIM Rohtak’s IPMAT exam that gives equal weightage to all the sections.

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### Important Topics in the Exam

• Logical Reasoning: This is one section where you can score highly irrespective of your educational background. This section tests your ability to make sense of data given in the form of puzzles, word problems and scenarios. This section also tests your ability to think logically and make conclusions.
• Reading Comprehension: This is one section which tests your reading ability and your ability to understand the passage given. This section also tests your ability to infer and make logical conclusions.
• Quants: It covers your basic mathematical concepts. Remembering the various formulas and concepts is the key to ace this section. Focus on practice, practice, revision!

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## Best Resources to Use

• Question Banks: although not as structured as the PYQs or Mocks, they contain PLENTY of questions to help you tackle almost every type of question.
• Previous Year Question Paper: If you are looking to prepare for the exam pattern and syllabus, then you can also go through previous year question paper. This will help you understand the type of questions that are asked in the exam.
• Mocks: You can also go for mocks that are based on actual paper pattern. This will be very useful as it will help you understand the pattern better and prepare accordingly. You can also try solving all the questions to understand the pattern and get a feel of the exam. Conduct a post-exam analysis after.

## Time Management Tips

• Set a Timetable: You must set a timetable for your preparation. This will help you plan your preparation and keep you on track and focused.
• Manage Your Time: You must manage your time effectively and efficiently. This will help you finish your preparation on time and also manage other aspects of your life such as work and social life.
• Take Breaks: You must take breaks while preparing as it will help you stay focused, fresh and motivated.
• Join a Group: You must join a study group or a coaching group. This will help you stay motivated and focused and will also help you stay on track.

## Study Tips

• Make Notes: You must make notes while preparing for the exam. This will help you understand concepts and topics better and will also make revision easier.
• Revise What You Have Studied: You must revise what you have studied. This will help you learn and understand concepts better. You can revise by reading notes, taking quizzes, solving questions, and reading previous year question paper or books.

## Strategies to Ace the Exam

• Practice Regularly: You must practice regularly to improve your skills and knowledge. This will help you gain more confidence and perform better in the exam.
• Make a Plan: You must make a plan for your preparation. This will help you prepare for the exam in an efficient and effective manner.
• Stay Healthy: You must stay healthy and fit while preparing for the exam. This will help you focus and perform better.

## Mock Tests and Exam Day Preparation

• Prepare a Timetable: Make a timetable for your mock tests and exam day preparation. This will help you stay focused and motivated.
•  Analyze Your Mistakes: When you are preparing for mock tests, try to analyze your mistakes and try to avoid them during your preparation for the exam.
• Prepare a Question Bank: While preparing for mock tests and exam day, try to make a question bank. This will help you understand the type of questions you are facing and help you improve them in a better way.

## Post Exam Analysis

• Analyze Your Performance: After the exam, try to analyze your performance and try to find out what went wrong. This will help you improve your performance and score better in your next exam.
• Analyze What Went Wrong: After the exam, try to understand and analyze what went wrong while preparing and while taking the exam. This will help you improve your preparation and score better in your next exam.
•  Analyze What Went Well: After the exam, try to analyze what went well while preparing and while taking the exam. This will help you improve your preparation and score better in your next exam.

## Conclusion

This article provides you with a step-by-step plan to help you ace the exam. If you follow the tips and strategies mentioned in this guide, you will be able to maximize your chances of success and score better than your competition.

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