IIM Rohtak is going to conduct IPM Aptitude Test 2020 on May 21, 2020 online via internet-based assessment. As per the new announcement the candidates will have the opportunity to take the aptitude test from their home. Before the new scheduled date of the examination, the candidates will be getting a chance to practice three rounds of mock tests that have been scheduled for May 15, May 17 and May 19, 2020. The mock tests are being conducted to make the students familiar with the procedures of examination.
All the candidates will be intimated in detail by the office about the policies and course of action, computer and system requirements and all other kinds of requirements for the examination. Also, arrangements will be made for the students who do not have required technical infrastructure such as computers and the internet to take the online test. The online examination to be conducted in collaboration with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).
Mode of Examination
The aptitude test will be conducted online using the machine learning technology(an application of AI) and human proctoring(experts to undertake authentication to prevent cheating) so that each and every candidate can be monitored remotely. Machine learning technology is that part of Artificial Intelligence under which the system to learn and improve from experience automatically without explicit program is present. Also, machine learning technology captures the audio and video movements which will be useful in the prevention of use of any unfair means in the examination.
Prof Dheeraj Sharma, Director of IIM Rohtak said that Institute wishes to empower students, parents and teachers in positively dealing with COVID-19 by leveraging online teaching-learning sources as advised by the Government of India. He further said that in conjunction with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) it has been committed to provide the best possible online testing platform and the team hopes to make this collaboration a benchmark for conducting the online examinations. He has considered this as an excellent initiative towards embracing technologies and offering higher education in a blended format during the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
Important Dates for IPM Aptitude Test 2020
First Online Mock Test
May 15, 2020
Second Online Mock Test
May 17, 2020
Third Online Mock Test
May 19, 2020
Date of Examination(Revised)
May 21, 2020
The examination will be conducted online on May 21, 2020. The syllabus will cover three sections- Quantitative Ability, Logical Reasoning and Verbal Ability. Each section will contain 40 questions in MCQ (multiple choice questions) format. For each correct answer, 4 marks will be awarded and for each incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted as a penalty. Total time duration for the online exam will be 120 minutes and there will be a sectional time limit. Total seats for admission under IPM Aptitude Test is 150.