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Targeting IIM Indore after CAT? Check Selection Criteria Here!

November 03, 2016 05:17 PM 3 minute read , Management - BBA / MBA / Diploma , Indian Institute of Management (Indore) , CAT , CAT - 2016

Targeting IIM Indore after CAT? Check Selection Criteria Here!

The Indian Institute of Management Indore is the sixth IIM that was started as a public business school to promote management studies and business education in India. IIM Indore also has its presence in the financial capital of India – Mumbai, where it offers full-time PGP programme for non-residential candidates. IIM Indore selects students on the basis of CAT Score, overall academic performance, Writing Ability Test and Personal Interview.

Selection Criteria of Indian Institute of Management, Indore

Apart from the minimum CAT score requirements, IIM Indore also values a candidate’s past academic performance, work experience and diversity factors. Based on all these factors, candidates are invited for Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). The selection process of IIM Indore is segregated into the following three stages:

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Stage 1: Evaluation of CAT Score

Candidates applying for two-year PGP programme will have to clear the minimum CAT cutoff in order to be shortlisted for the WAT and PI rounds. Following is the cutoff set by IIM Indore:

Category

Verbal & Reading Comprehension

Percentile Rank (PVRC)

Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning Percentile Rank (PDILR) Quantitative Aptitude Percentile Rank (QA) Overall Percentile Rank
General 85 80 80 90
Non-OBC-cum-transgender 75 70 70 80
SC 55 55 55 60
ST 45 45 45 50
Differently Abled 45 45 45 50

Stage 2: Shortlisting for WAT and PI

The candidates who clear phase one are called for WAT and PI rounds. Here the candidates are tested based on their performance in various other components. It is essential for all candidates to appear for both WAT and PI. No candidate will be directly promoted for the Personal Interview round.

Components and their weights:

Components Maximum Weights that can be Awarded
10th Standard/SSC Score 36
12th Standard/HSC Score 40
CAT Overall Score 21
Gender Diversity Factor

3 for female candidates

0 for other candidates

Composite Score Sum of the above scores (out of 100)

These components are evaluated by normalizing the marks scored by the candidate.

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Stage 3: Final Selection

The institute generates different merit lists for different category students based on their overall performance. Based on these lists admissions will be done in the PGP programme offered by IIM Indore. Candidates will be awarded marks for each component once their score is normalized and then the composite score will be calculated. The weights of the components are as follows:

Components Maximum Weights that can be Awarded
10th Standard/SSC Score 10
12th Standard/ HSC Score 10
CAT Score 20
WAT Score 20
PI Score 40
Composite Score Sum of the above scores (out of 100)

Like all other IIMs, IIM Indore also follows the reservation norms set by the Government of India. Candidates who qualify the third stage are also eligible for scholarships provided by the institute.

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