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Find out all about the Selection Procedure of IIM Kozhikode after CAT

November 03, 2016 03:35 PM 3 minute read , Management - BBA / MBA / Diploma , Indian Institute of Management (Kozhikode) , Common Admission Test , Common Admission Test - 2016

Find out all about the Selection Procedure of IIM Kozhikode after CAT

IIM Kozhikode was the fifth IIM and was established in 1996. Ever since its establishment, the institute has endeavored to provide quality business education to its students and promoted research in the field. Today, IIM Kozhikode is counted amongst top B-Schools in India. Following is the selection criteria of IIM Kozhikode after the evaluation of CAT scores:

Selection Process of Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode

IIM Kozhikode follows a two-stage selection process. The first stage is shortlisting the candidates based on the CAT scores. Shortlisted candidates are then called for Personal Interview (PI) rounds. The overall performance in these two stages, as well as other academic components, are considered to shortlist candidates who will be offered seats in the PGP programme.

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Stage 1: Evaluation of CAT Score and Selection for PI

Following is the minimum score required in order to clear the first stage:

Category Score in 10th Board Exams Score in 12th Board Exams Sectional Percentile Overall Percentile Rank
General 60 60 80 90
Non-OBC-cum-transgender 60 60 70 80
SC 55 55 50 65
ST 55 55 40 55
Differently Abled 55 55 40 55

Candidates who will be shortlisted according to the above table will be further evaluated on the basis of a set of components that will be used to compute Aggregate Index Score (AIS).

Following are the components and their weights basis which the AIS of a candidate is evaluated:

Components Maximum weights that can be awarded
CAT Score 75%
12th Board Exam Score 7.5%
Graduation Marks 7.5%
Work Experience 5%
Academic Diversity and Gender Diversity 5%
Total 100

Academic Weights: These are the maximum weights that can be awarded to a student. The weights across every component are computed based on a candidate’s performance in these fields.

Work Experience: Evaluation of work experience will only be done for candidates who have worked full time. Pre-graduation work experience and internships will not be evaluated in the marching scheme.

Diversity Factor: A student can either benefit from gender diversity points or academic diversity points. Both the privileges will not be offered to one student.

All the shortlisted candidates will have to register at the official website of IIM Kozhikode and fill up all the details required in the personal profile form available along with all the other stages at the website. This information is essential as the candidate will be judged based on the details provided in this form in the PI round.

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Stage 2: Final Selection

IIM Kozhikode may also conduct either a Group Discussion (GD) or Writing Ability Test (WAT) prior to the Personal Interview. The interviewing panel will identify the academic background of the student as well as the quality of work experience. All these components are evaluated together and weights are evaluated according to the following table:

Components Maximum weights that can be awarded
Personal Interview 45%
CAT 35%
Group Discussion/ Writing Ability Test 15%
Quality of Work Experience 5%

Based on the total score of these components a merit list of the shortlisted candidates is prepared for the PGP programme offered by the institute.

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