IIM CAP 2022 - PI Dates, Shortlisting, Selection Process, Centres, Cut Off
CAP 2022 - IIM Tiruchirapalli is conducting round II of Personal Interview from February 21 to February 26 for candidates participating in IIM CAP 2022 process. Along with it, the instructions for candidates attending online PI have also been issued at CAP official website, cap2022iimtrichy.in. IIM Trichy closed the CAP 2022 registration on February 01.
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Common Admission Process or CAP is a selection process that is conducted by nine new IIMs for admission top MBA/PGP programme. The top IIMs in India conduct admission on the basis of the respective cutoff of each institute after the declaration of the CAT 2021 result. As part of CAP 2022, the candidates who qualify for CAT will have to take part in CAP 2022 which consists of a Personal Interview (PI). In CAP 2022, Writing Ability Test (WAT) will not be conducted. CAT was held on November 28, 2021, in a computer-based mode in three slots. Check the full article to know all the details related to CAP 2022 such as important dates, the process for shortlisting of candidates, the steps that need to be followed to participate in CAP 2022, the components of CAP 2022, etc.
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What is IIM CAP 2022?
Common Admission Process or CAP process is a single-window selection process in which candidates who are eligible for MBA admission 2022 in nine new IIMs have to appear only for the single PI round. Under the IIM CAP process, participating IIMs send the list of candidates shortlisted for the PI process to IIM Trichy. Qualifying CAT 2021 cut off, admission parameters, and their weightage is common to all CAP participating IIMs.
The scores obtained by candidates in CAP 2022 are then shared with individual institutes. Based on the final score of candidates, the nine IIMs declare their own merit list of candidates selected for MBA admission. The final list of selected candidates is displayed on the individual institute's website. Only those candidates who have institute login can access the merit list.
CAP Dates 2022
Candidates who have cleared CAT 2021 can check the schedule for IIM CAP 2022 mentioned below.
CAP Important Dates
Last date for CAP 2022 registration
February 01, 2022
Intimation regarding Personal Interview (PI)
February 05, 2022
Personal Interview Phase I
February 14-19, 2022
Personal Interview Phase II
February 21-26, 2022
Personal Interview Phase III
March 7-12, 2022
Note: Candidates must remember that group discussion is not part of CAP 2022.
Instructions for candidates before filling CAP Registration Form 2022
Candidates can read the instructions carefully before filling out the CAP Registration Form. Candidates will not be allowed to change the details in IIM CAP 2022 registration form after submission.
Documents Required to Fill the CAP Application Form
Keep the following documents ready before filling up the IIM CAP registration form 2022:
- Soft copy of the Photograph and Signature (Less than 100 KB).
- Photo Identity Card
- CAT 2021 Scorecard
- Class 10 and Class 12 mark sheet with a pass certificate
- Graduation certificates
- Experience certificates (Please do not consider training and apprenticeship as an experience)
- Issue valid caste certificate (NC-OBC/ SC/ ST) as per the format given on the CAT website. (For NC-OBC, it is valid for the next six months from the date of registration)
- In the case of DAP / PwD, issue the certificate following the format given on the CAT website.
- In the case of EWS, issue the certificate following the format given on the CAT website. The certificate is valid for the year 2022-23 (based on income for the financial year 2021-22).
- Extra-curricular and co-curricular certificates
How to register for IIM CAP 2022?
Candidates who want to register for CAP 2022 are advised to follow the below process.
Steps to Fill the CAP Application Form
Step 1: To register for IIM CAP 2022, candidates have to visit the official website, cap2022iimtrichy.in
Step 2: Find and click the link "Candidate Sign in".
Step 3: Fill the CAP 2022 registration form with valid details.
Step 4: Upload all the required documents in a prescribed format.
Step 5: Finally, submit the filled IIM CAP application form 2022.
IIM CAP 2022 Shortlisting Criteria (Revised)
Below are the minimum cutoff of CAT percentile required in each category and the overall percentile for listing candidates for personal interview:
Cutoff Percentile (>=)
Major Components of IIM CAP 2022
The two main primary components of CAP 2022 are the written ability test and personal interview. Most of the IIMs have their own shortlisting criteria and each of them prepares their own final merit list.
How To Participate in CAP 2022?
Requirements to participate in Online PI
Instead of IN person PI-WAT round, candidates would attend the CAP 2022 in online mode due to the Covid pandemic. As there is no Writing Ability Test (WAT) process in CAP 2022, the PI round will be conducted in online mode. Please note that you need to fulfill the following requirements for CAP personal interview round through online mode:
- Desktop/Laptop with camera
- Stable and high-speed Internet connection
- Stationary items such as pens/pencils/blank sheet
- Installation of Zoom software on Desktop/Laptop
- A white background or a clear background of a lighter color ensuring better visibility
- A valid photo ID for verification
Key Guidelines to participate in online Personal Interview
- The link for Online Personal Interview is sent to the candidate’s registered email ID two-three days prior to the interview
- Candidates are required to join the Online Personal Interview through the Zoom platform by clicking on the provided link to attend the interview on the designated date and time of the interview
- For Forenoon Slot: The candidate should join by 9.30 AM and should be available in the waiting room until his/her PI process is over
- For Afternoon Slot: The candidate should join by 1.30 pm and should be available in the waiting room until his/her PI process is over
- Candidates must be prepared for the interview with the necessary requirements as already detailed on the designated date and time
- No person other than the candidate should be present in the interview room in the house/any other place
- Recording devices are strictly prohibited in the interview room
- The audio and video must be ‘on’ for the entire duration of the interview
- Candidates should be available for the entire slot as communicated
- Please check your inbox as well as SPAM or Junk or promotion boxes/folders regularly
- The panel will evaluate the candidate’s academic efforts and disposition, attitude, personality and communication, and the quality of work experience.
Steps in IIM CAP 2022 Process
Candidates who clear CAT 2021 are eligible to take part in CAP 2022. The steps that are followed by the IIMs are:
Step 1 - Shortlisting of candidates by respective IIMs
All the candidates who meet the respective cutoff for the IIMs for which they have applied are shortlisted for the next round of the selection. Candidates are called from multiple IIMs for the next stage of selection if they meet the requisite cutoff of the IIM to which they had applied for admission.
Step 2 - List of shortlisted candidates to be sent to CAP 2022 Coordinator
All the IIMs which participate in CAP 2022 will send the list of shortlisted candidates to the CAP conducting IIM Trichy.
Step 3 - CAP conducting IIM to prepare list of shortlisted candidates
Once the IIMs have sent the list of candidates shortlisted for the next round of selection, IIM Trichy will prepare the final merit list and send the email informing the WAT-PI date and venue to students who confirmed participation in the admission round.
Step 4 - Candidates to take part in PI
All the candidates who receive a call for CAP 2022 will have to take part in the personal interview round be it in online mode or in person at the campus.
Step 5 - CAP conducting IIM sends the PI score report to all participating institutes under CAP
Depending on the performance of the candidates in the personal interview, IIM Trichy will prepare the final scores for the candidates who participate in CAP 2022. The scores are sent to the respective IIMs.
Step 6 - Preparation of Final List of Candidates
All the participating IIMs have their own admission policy and they provide weightage to the CAT score, applicant’s profile as well as CAP score before they make a final offer to the candidates. The offer letters are then sent to selected candidates via email.
Category wise shortlist of candidates based on CAP
Candidates can check the previous year category wise cut off for CAP. This will give them an idea about the probable IIM CAP cutoff 2022.
CAP 2021 - Final WAT and PI Shortlisting Criteria
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning
Quantitative Aptitude Percentile
Verbal & Reading Comprehension
Total candidates shortlisted
CAP 2021 - Shortlisting Cutoffs for IIMs (Previous Year)
Candidates can check the minimum percentile for shortlisting by various IIMs. Also, candidates can check the number of candidates who were shortlisted for the next round of selection.
Name of the institute
Minimum Percentile required for Shortlisting
Number of candidates shortlisted
IIMs Shortlisting Criteria - Important Points
Besides CAT 2021 score some of the key points that are taken into account while shortlisting the candidates are:
CAT 2021 Score
All the IIMs that offer admission to the candidates take into account the overall as well as the sectional cutoff of CAT.
Educational Details and Profile
IIMs shortlist the candidates for admission and give a certain amount of weightage to the academic qualifications as well. Some of the institutes provide more weightage to the female candidates as well.
Candidates who have a certain amount of work experience in a supervisory role are given a certain amount of weightage in the range of 5 to 10 percent.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - IIM CAP 2022 - PI Dates, Shortlisting, Selection Process, Centres, Cut Off
Question: Who is conducting CAT 2021?
IIM Ahmedabad conducted CAT 2021.
Question: What are the CAP 2022 centres?
The likely CAP 2022 centres are as follows:
- New Delhi
Question: How can I participate in CAP 2022?
The shortlisted candidates will get to know about the CAP 2022 dates on the website of the respective IIM. Such candidates will be informed about the same through their registered email address.
Question: Which IIM conducts IIM CAP?
For 2021, IIM Raipur conducted CAP process. For 2022, IIM Trichy will conduct Common Admission Process (CAP) 2022.
Question: Which IIMs are the part of CAP process?
A total of nine IIMs will participating in the IIM CAP process. They are IIM Jammu, IIM Bodh Gaya, IIM Raipur, IIM Kashipur, IIM Sambalpur, IIM Ranchi, IIM Trichy, IIM Sirmaur and IIM Udaipur.
Question: What is the eligibility for IIM CAP?
The IIM CAP eligibility criteria is same as CAT eligibility criteria i.e. candidates should have secured 50 percent marks in total aggregate or its equivalent in graduation (45 percent in case candidates belongs to reserved category).
Question: What is the CAT cutoff for General category candidates under IIM CAP?
IIM CAP cutoff for General category candidate is 92 percentile (overall). Sectional cutoff for QA is 70 percentile, DILR- 70 percentile and VARC- 70 percentile.
Question: When is IIM CAP process conducted?
IIM CAP process registration last date is February 01, 2022.
Question: Do I need to be present physically for IIM CAP process?
No, the CAP form filling process in online and PI process may be conducted in online mode due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Question: Which baby IIM is not participating in CAP process?
IIM Nagpur, IIM Visakhapatnam and IIM Amritsar is not participating in CAP process.
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