Communication skills and maturity level are the factors of selection; IIM Kashipur Admission Committee
In this interview with Careers360, the admission committee of IIM Kashipur shares its admission and selection criteria for the PGP batch of 2018. This year, IIM Kashipur is conducting WAT and PI rounds for 9 IIMs this year, and the process looks for maturity in the prospective students.
The committee also mentions the core qualities of a prosperous future IIM Kashipur student and mentions how the interactive sessions, project work, different culture makes their campus life different from others.
Read the excerpts from the interview below:
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Careers360: What are the application criteria and the fee for MBA programme?
Admission Committee: As per the application criteria, a student first, must appear in CAT and later check the shortlist in IIM Kashipur. The total proposed intake for 2016-18 batch is 210. The fee for the programme is Rs. 10.50 lakhs.
Careers360: What is your selection criterion for MBA/PGDM programme for academic session 2016-18?
Admission Committee: The first step is to shortlist the candidates on the basis of their CAT cutoff. The shortlisted students will be called for further rounds of admission- WAT and PI, on the basis of the cutoff in each category. The final selection is based on the performance score in WAT and PI rounds, along with scores of work experience, gender, academic qualification, and CAT weight-age.
Careers360: Many of the top B-schools have replaced GD with WAT. What is your take on this?
Admission Committee: We have also replaced Group Discussion with Written Ability Test. We check writing skills as well as communication ability through WAT; hence, it is very important for both parties.
Careers360: What are the factors that influence student’s selection at the Personal Interview (PI) stage?
Admission Committee: The core qualities that must definitely be in a candidate are mental ability, motivation, and maturity. Such qualities add a value to our programmes and also help in coping with the programme requirements throughout its completion.
Careers360: How is Campus like of IIM Kashipur different from others?
Admission Committee: Life at IIM Kashipur is a mix of rigorous academics and on-campus activities. One thing is obvious here; there are plenty of opportunities available for students to learn, explore and live. Sports, college events, lectures, assignments and hostel fun are what make IIM Kashipur campus a happening place. Interactive sessions, lots of project work, different culture and lots of activities make different from others.
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Questions related to IIM Kashipur
Hi What are the chances of the convert of a GEM waitlisted at 2354 for IIM Kashipur, 1902 IIM Raipur, and 792 IIM Vizag?
Getting shortlisted depends on your CAT percentile, WAT and personal interview. If you have a good record of academics then that would be a plus point. All these factors will help you in the IIMs' selection.
Looking at your factors, honestly, the chances exist but less. There are many candidates that don't opt for admissions or chose some other institutions, in that case your chances will increase automatically.
All the best
Which one would be better between Great Lakes PGPM Chennai, and IIM Kashipur MBA in Business Analytics?
see great lakes and iim kashipur both of the institute has excellent placement and infrastructure along with experienced faculty.
great lakes pgpm course average ctc offered is 13.1 LPA, where iim kashiour average ctc offered is 12.17 LPA . now the pgpm program is one year duration, where you may save your one year by studying there, where mba program in iim kashipur is 2 years.
I have scored 9.6 cgpa in 10th, 68.8% in 12th and 8.6 cgpa in engineering. my cat score is 96% what all iims can i expect.
When you score well in CAT exam you definitely feel that your dream to be in IIM is gonna get fulfilled soon and you search for colleges based on your percentile.
But academics also is equally important to get a call from IIMs
Hence to make your search easier I would suggest https://bschool.careers360.com/pathfinder/cat
which will give you better result from which IIMs you will get a call
ALL THE BEST!!!
Feel free to reply if you still have a doubt!
What is the actual percentile required for an OBC candidate to get into new or baby IIMs (apart from cutoffs)?
only for private universities like amity sharda or maybe some from ghaziabad ccs universities......
When will IIM CAP, ROHTAK, and Shillong release wat pi first list?
As many as 30 States and UTs have announced lockdown and have closed down their borders to prevent the spread of Corona Virus. In this conditions it is highly unlikely that any shortlist of Candidates will be released before March 31st. Having said that, please keep an eye on the official websites for updated information.