IIM Tiruchirappalli (Trichy) Admission/Selection Criteria 2024-26: CAT Cutoff, Fees, Seat Intake

Akansha Sirohi
Akansha SirohiUpdated On: January 22, 2024 05:44 pm IST | CAT

IIM Trichy selects candidates for MBA admission on the basis of CAT score, academic background, performance in PI, work experience, and gender diversity. Here are the complete details about IIM Tiruchirappalli (Trichy) selection criteria 2024-26.

IIM Tiruchirappalli Selection Criteria 2024

IIM Trichy Selection Criteria 2024-26 includes candidates’ performance in the CAT 2023 exam, Personal Interview (PI), Academic Background, Work Experience, and Gender Diversity. IIM Trichy participates in IIM CAP (Common Admission Process) along with 9 other baby IIMs for MBA admission. The same has begun in January 2024 since the IIM CAP shortlist is out. The last date to apply for CAP is January 29, 2024.

Last year, the minimum CAT percentile required for the IIM Tiruchirappalli interview call was 93 for General category students. The qualifying CAT cutoffs for the IIM Trichy 2024-26 batch are expected to be the same as the previous year. If you are seeking MBA admission into IIM Trichy, then you must have an idea of its admission process. Here’s everything you need to know about IIM Trichy selection criteria 2024-26 to shortlist students for the Personal Interview, factors affecting the final merit list, and more.

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IIM Tiruchirappalli CAP Dates 2024

Since IIM Tiruchirappalli takes part in the IIM CAP along with the other 8 baby IIMs, aspirants need to know the IIM CAP 2024 timeline. Candidates interested in applying for the IIM CAP 2024 need to register themselves using their CAT 2023 credentials (ID and Date of Birth) and then log in to fill out the application form. Check out the CAP Dates for IIM Trichy selection criteria 2024-26 given below: 

Events

Dates

CAT 2023 Exam

November 26, 2023

CAT 2023 Results

December 21, 2023 (Out)

IIM CAP (Common Admission Process) 2024 Registration Begins

January 2024

IIM CAP 2024 Registration for CAP Deadline

January 29, 2024 

Intimation Regarding Personal Interview

1st week of February 2024 (Tentative)

Personal Interview, First Week

February 13 - 18, 2024 (Tentative)

Personal Interview, Second Week

February 20 - 25, 2024 (Tentative)

Personal Interview, Third Week

February 27, 2024 - March 4, 2024 (Tentative)

IIM Tiruchirappalli CAP 2024 Result

March 2024 (Tentative)

Final Admission OfferMay 10, 2024 (Tentative)
Session BeginsJune 2024 (Tentative)

Also Read: IIM Cut Off 2023

IIM Tiruchirappalli Selection Criteria 2024-26: PI Shortlisting

CAT scores of candidates are considered for selection in the first phase. In order to be eligible for selection at IIM Tiruchirappalli, candidates must have cleared the minimum cutoff set by the institute. Candidates applying for admission must note that securing the following marks does not mean that admission is guaranteed. These marks are a part of the eligibility criteria. Let us have a look at the cutoff to understand the IIM Trichy Selection Criteria 2024 better:

IIM Trichy Expected Cutoff 2024

Category

VARC Percentile

DILR Percentile

QA Percentile

Overall Percentile

General

73

73

73

94

EWS

50

50

50

77

NC-OBC

50

50

50

77

SC

44

44

44

60

ST

25

25

30

40

DAP

25

25

30

40

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

IIM Tiruchirappalli Admission Criteria 2024-26: PI Process

After the COVID-19 outbreak, IIMs scraped off the WAT (Written Ability Test) round and started conducting PI online. IIM Trichy is yet to announce whether it will conduct WAT for the CAP 2024 process and PI in online or offline mode. This is the final selection round basis in which the cumulative score of a candidate is evaluated. Each component has certain weights according to which the final composite score is summed up and the final merit list is prepared for admission. The table below highlights those components and their weightage:

Weightage of Components for Admission at IIM Trichy 2024

Components

Weightage

CAT Percentile

50%

Personal Interview

25% (Based on candidates’ communication skills, academic ability, current affairs & general awareness, managerial & leadership abilities, and co-curricular and extra-curricular activities)

Verbal Comprehension

3% (Derived from the score of the VARC section in CAT 2023)

Work Experience (if any)

5% (Work Experience till December 31, 2023, will be considered)

Academic Performance

  • 10th Standard: 2%
  • 12th Standard: 3%

Performance at Undergraduate Level

5% [UG performance score = (percent score at UG * discipline weightage) * 0.05]

  • Engineering / Technology: 0.7
  • Arts / Science (including Pharmacy) / Commerce / Economics / Management / Other Disciplines: 1.0

Professional Qualification

2% (Pass in the final examinations of CA / ICWA / CS / MBBS / BDS / BVSc / BNYS / BAMS / BUMS / BSMS / BHMS)

Gender Diversity

5% (for female candidates)

IIM Trichy MBA Courses, Specializations, Fees, Seat Intake

IIM Tiruchirappalli offers various MBA programs with different specializations like Finance, Accounting, Economics, Public Policy, and more. Know the details about the programs offered by IIM Trichy, along with fees, and seat intake.
Particulars

Details

Programs Offered by IIM Trichy
  • 2 Years PGPM Program
  • 2 Years PGPM-HR Program
  • 2 Years PGPBM for Working Professionals with Weekend Classes
  • Doctoral Programs
MBA Specializations Available
  • Marketing
  • Finance & Accounting
  • General Management
  • Economy & Public Policy
  • Information Systems and Analytics
  • Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques
  • Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management
Program Fees

Rs 16,50,000 (for PGPM and PGPM-HR)

Seat Intake
  • PGPM: 360
  • PGPM-HR: 50

IIM Trichy Admission 2024: Course-wise Weightage of Components

IIM Trichy will select candidates for the personal interview based on their CAT percentile. Those who achieve a percentile score above the specified minimum cut-off will be shortlisted for the personal interview. The CAT cut-off is outlined in the table below.

PGPM Course

Components

Weightage

CAT Score

50%

PI Score

25%

Verbal Comprehension

3%

Work Experience

10%

Academic Performance in 10th

2%

Academic Performance in 12th

3%

Academic Performance in the Undergraduate Level

5%

Professional Qualification

2%

Gender Diversity

5%

PGPM-HR Course

Following the completion of interviews, the composite score for each candidate will be computed, and the merit list will be established based on this composite score. The parameters taken into account for calculating composite scores include CAT score, PI score, educational background, gender diversity, work experience, and more. The respective weightage for each parameter is detailed in the table below:

Components

Weightage

CAT Score

50%

PI Score

25%

Verbal Comprehension

3%

Work Experience

10%

Academic Performance in 10th

2%

Academic Performance in 12th

3%

Academic Performance in the Undergraduate Level

5%

Gender Diversity

5%


Also Read: IIM Fees for MBA

IIM Trichy Selection Criteria 2024-26 for Foreign Candidates

Non-resident Indians (NRI) or international students can also apply for MBA admission into IIM Trichy. Here are some prerequisites they need to meet to get a seat in the institute.

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

Other IIMs Selection Criteria 2024-26

Candidates can also check the selection criteria of other IIMs by clicking on the links given below:

IIM Ahmedabad Selection Criteria 2024-26

IIM Bangalore Selection Criteria 2024-26

IIM Calcutta Selection Criteria 2024-26

IIM Lucknow Selection Criteria 2024-26

IIM Kozhikode Selection Criteria 2024-26

IIM Indore Selection Criteria 2024-26

IIM Kashipur Selection Criteria 2024-26

IIM Shillong Selection Criteria 2024-26

IIM Rohtak Selection Criteria 2024-26

IIM Raipur Selection Criteria 2024-26

IIM Udaipur Selection Criteria 2024-26

IIM Bodh Gaya Selection Criteria 2024-26

IIM Sambalpur Selection Criteria 2024-26

IIM Ranchi Selection Criteria 2024-26

IIM Sirmaur Selection Criteria 2024-26

IIM Amritsar Selection Criteria 2024-26

IIM Visakhapatnam Selection Criteria 2024-26

IIM Jammu Selection Criteria 2024-26

Candidates must also check out the articles mentioned below to know more about the IIM selection process and CAT 2023 in general!

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If you have any doubts regarding the IIM Trichy selection criteria 2024, you may ask questions in our Q&A zone. You can also use our CAT 2023 College Predictor to know if you stand a chance of getting admission into IIMs.

FAQs

How are candidates shortlisted for Personal Interview (PI) in the IIM Trichy selection process?

The candidates shortlisted for Personal Interview (PI) in the IIM Trichy selection process are based on CAT scores, meeting the minimum cutoffs set by IIM Trichy. The expected cutoffs for different categories in the 2024-26 batch are provided, with percentile requirements for VARC, DILR, QA, and Overall.

 

What was the minimum CAT percentile required for an interview call at IIM Tiruchirappalli in 2023?

The minimum CAT percentile required for an interview call at IIM Tiruchirappalli in 2023 was at 93 percentile at IIM Tiruchirappalli for General category students. The expected cutoffs for the 2024-26 batch are likely to be similar.

 

Are there specific considerations for the selection criteria for Non-Resident Indians (NRI) at IIM Trichy?

Yes, there are specific considerations for the selection criteria for Non-Resident Indians (NRI) to apply for MBA admission at IIM Trichy. They are required to submit GMAT scores, and two recommendation letters, and undergo a selection process similar to Indian nationals.

 

What are the different MBA programs offered by IIM Trichy, and what are their seat intakes?

The different MBA programs offered by IIM Trichy include PGPM, PGPM-HR, PGPBM for Working Professionals, and Doctoral Programs. The seat intake for PGPM is 360, and for PGPM-HR, it is 50.

 

What factors does IIM Trichy consider for selection into the 2024-26 MBA batch?

For selection into the 2024-26 MBA batch, IIM Trichy considers candidates' performance in the CAT 2023 exam, Personal Interview (PI), Academic Background, Work Experience, and Gender Diversity. 
 

Is there a common admission process for MBA admission among various IIMs, including IIM Trichy?

Yes, there is a common admission process for MBA admission among various IIMs, including IIM Trichy. IIM Trichy participates in the Common Admission Process (CAP) along with 9 other baby IIMs.

What was the minimum CAT percentile required for an interview call at IIM Trichy last year?

The minimum CAT percentile required for an interview call at IIM Trichy last year was 93 for General category students. The expected CAT cutoffs for the 2024-26 batch are anticipated to be the same.

What are the key dates for the IIM Trichy selection criteria 2024-26?

The key dates for the IIM Trichy selection criteria 2024-26 include the CAT 2023 exam on November 26, 2023, CAT 2023 results on December 21, 2023, and the commencement of IIM CAP 2024 registration in January 2024.

What is the weightage assigned to different components in the final selection process at IIM Trichy?

In the final selection process at IIM Trichy, the weightage assigned to different components includes CAT percentile (50%), Personal Interview (25%), Verbal Comprehension (3%), Work Experience (5%), Academic Performance (10%), and Gender Diversity (5%).

How is the selection process conducted for international candidates at IIM Trichy?

For international candidates, including Non-resident Indians (NRI), the selection process at IIM Trichy involves applying for MBA admission using GMAT scores. The criteria for international candidates are similar to those for Indian nationals, with direct selection for interviews and the option for Skype interviews.

What are the programs offered by IIM Trichy, and what is the seat intake?

IIM Trichy offers various MBA programs, including PGPM, PGPM-HR, PGPBM for Working Professionals, and Doctoral Programs. The seat intake for PGPM is 360, and for PGPM-HR, it is 50.

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