IIM Tiruchirapalli Selection Criteria 2019 and CAT Cutoff

Published: | October 30, 2018
IIM Tiruchirapalli Selection Criteria 2019 and CAT Cutoff

IIM Tiruchirapalli is amongst the most reputed Indian Institutes of Management in India and takes candidates with high CAT Scores. Selection process is done on the basis of CAT score, academic background as well as work experience of candidates.

IIM Tiruchirapalli is one of the new IIMs and has made quite a name for itself in its few years of operations. From a remarkable curriculum to excellent placements, IIM Tiruchirapalli is not counted amongst the top IIMs in India. The admission procedure of this institute is more or less the same as the selection criteria of IIMs after CAT.

In order to apply for the institute, you will have to appear for the CAT exam. Since IIM Tiruchirapalli is one of the most reputed Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) you will need to prepare for CAT thoroughly as the students shortlisted for admission have quite high percentiles. Another thing that factors during admissions apart from CAT score is the reservation policy and the number of seats at IIMs.

Like other IIMs, IIM Tiruchirapalli also shortlists students on the basis of CAT score along with candidate’s performance at various academic levels. Work experience is also evaluated in case the candidates have a work history. There are various levels of selection and the first level is the CAT score screening. Shortlisted candidates are called for the next level of selection process i.e. Writing Analysis Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI).

Phase 1 of IIM Trichy Selection Process 2019:

CAT scores of candidates are considered for selection in the first phase. In order to be eligible for selection, candidates must have cleared the minimum cutoff set by the institute. Candidates applying for the institute must note that securing the following marks does not mean that the admission is guaranteed. These marks are a part of the eligibility criteria.

IIM Trichy CAT Cut-off:

Category

Verbal & Reading Comprehension

Percentile Rank (PVRC)

Quantitative Aptitude Percentile Rank (PQA) Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning Percentile Rank (PDILR) Overall Percentile Rank (PT)
General 80 80 80 90
NC-OBC 72 72 72 81
SC 60 60 60 75
ST 50 50 50 65
PWD 50 50 50 65

The percentile mentioned above is variable. It may change depending on the size of the batch, number of students who have applied and CAT difficulty levels.

Also Read: Check out the Selection Criteria at IIM Bangalore

Phase 2 of IIM Trichy Selection Process 2019:

Candidates who pass the first screening test are called for the WAT, GD and PI on the venues announced by the institute. This is the final selection round basis which the cumulative score of a candidate is evaluated. Each component has certain weights according to which the final composite score is summed up.

Weightage of Components for PGP at IIM Trichy Final Selection 2019:

Components Weights
CAT Score 60%
WAT 15%
PI 15%
Work Experience (if any) 5%
Score at Graduation Level 10%
Academic Diversity
  • Engineering / Technology – 0.6
  • Science – 0.8
  • Arts / Medicine (including Pharmacy) – 0.9
  • Commerce / Economics / Management – 1.0
Masters’ Degree or Professional Qualification 2%
Gender Diversity (for female candidates) 3%

Also Read: IIM Lucknow: Selection Criteria after CAT 2019

Selection of Foreign Candidates at IIM Trichy 2019:

  • International candidates will have to apply for PGP through GMAT scores. It is mandatory for international students to send two recommendation letters from sources who were part of their curriculum.
  • Selection criteria for international candidates is similar to that of Indian nationals. However, shortlisted candidates are selected directly for interviews. Candidates can also appear for interviews through Skype
  • Candidates must note that only those applicants who are living, working or studying outside India are considered as international candidates. Candidates who live in countries like Nepal, where there is no entrance restriction to India will not be considered as international candidates.

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