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IIM, Calcutta Announces Admission Policy for PGP-PGDM 2017-19

August 10, 2016 12:10 PM 5 minute read , Management - BBA / MBA / Diploma , Indian Institute of Management (Kolkata) , CAT

IIM, Calcutta Announces Admission Policy for PGP-PGDM 2017-19

The admission policy to get into PGP-PGDM course 2017-19 at the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta has been announced by the institute.

For those students who are interested in appearing for Common Admission Test or CAT 2016, the admission policy released by the institute is of great importance. After reading the admission policy, they can strategize accordingly in order to get admission in one of the top notch institutes.

CAT 2016 is one of the selection criteria for students aspiring to get admission in top management colleges. CAT 2016 will be held on December 4, 2016.

Selection Criteria for Personal Interview Round:

Below is the cut off percentage required by students from different categories to get shortlisted for the personal interview round at the institute.

  • For Open category students, minimum percentage required for QA section, DILR section, Verbal Ability Test is 80% each and overall 90%.
  • For NC-OBC category students, minimum percentage required for QA section, DILR section, Verbal Ability Test is 75% each and overall 85%.
  • For SC and DA category students, minimum percentage required for QA section, DILR section, Verbal Ability Test is 65% each and overall 70%.
  • For ST category students, minimum percentage required for QA section, DILR section, Verbal Ability Test is 60% each and overall 70%.

Above is the minimum percentage required by the students for different categories to get shortlisted for the PI round. Candidates scoring more than the minimum score will be considered for calculation of their composite score and on the basis of this composite score, students for PI will be shortlisted.

How is Composite Score Calculated?

In order to calculate the composite score, marks obtained by the student in CAT 2016 will be taken into consideration along with his marks in class X and XII. Gender of the candidate also plays role in the same.

Points will be awarded on the basis of the marks obtained by the students in their class Xth and XIIth. The method for point distribution is the same for both the classes.

  • If a student obtains more than or equal to 80% in his class Xth or XIIth, 10 points will be awarded for each.
  • In case a student obtains 75- 80% in his class Xth and XIIth, 8 points will be awarded for each.
  • If a student obtains 70-75% in his class Xth and XIIth, 6 points will be awarded for each.
  • In case a student obtains 65-70% in his class Xth and XIIth, 4 points will be awarded for each.
  • In case a student obtains 60-65% in his class Xth and XIIth, 2 points will be awarded for each.
  • If a student obtains less than 60% in his class Xth and XIIth, no points will be awarded to the candidate.

Weightage given to each basis of calculation is given below:

  • Weightage for the overall score obtained by the candidate in CAT 2016 is 28.
  • Weightage given to marks obtained by the student in Class X is 10.
  • Weightage given to marks obtained by the student in Class XII is 10.
  • Weightage given to Gender Diversity Factor of a student is 2.

While calculating the composite score of a candidate all the above data.

To calculate the overall score of the candidate for CAT 2016, we need:

  • Candidate’s Total CAT 2016 score denoting “A”
  • Maximum CAT 2016 Score denoting “B”

Method of calculation:

(A/B)*X28

Selection Criteria for final selection:

Criterion

Weights

CAT 2016 scores

15

Personal Interview 24
Written Ability Test 5

Point awarded for Academic Diversity at Bachelor’s degree level (Academic Diversity Factor for Bachelor’s degree (ADFB)):

Candidates with any of the following bachelor’s degree in the list X below are eligible for ADFB:

List X: BA, BA(H), B.Sc, B.Sc.(H), BS, B.Com, B.Com(H), BCA, BBA, B.Pharma, LL.B, MBBS, BDS or any other Non-Engineering bachelor’s degree not mentioned above.

If (Bachelor’s degree is from the list X)

ADFB=2;

else

ADFB=0

Work Experience 4
Total 50

Also, students will be awarded points on the basis of their work experience in the following manner:

  • In case a student has a work experience of less than 6 months, 0 points will be awarded to them.
  • For students having a work experience of 6-12 months, 1 point will be awarded to them.
  • For students having a work experience of 13-18 months, 2 points will be awarded to them.
  • For students having a work experience of 19-24 months, 3 points will be awarded to them.
  • For students having a work experience of 25-30 months, 3.5 points will be awarded to them.
  • For students having a work experience of 31-36 months, 4 points will be awarded to them.
  • For students having a work experience of 37-42 months, 3 points will be awarded to them.
  • For students having a work experience of more than 42 months, 2.5 points will be awarded to them.

Admission in IIM Calcutta will be provided on the basis of the combination of the above mentioned criteria and no single criterion will automatically qualify the candidate for admission to IIM Calcutta.

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