IIM Ahmedabad Cutoff

IIM Ahmedabad CutoffIIM Ahmedabad Cutoff: Considered as the apex B-School in India, it is obvious that the cutoff for IIM Ahmedabad would be among the highest. Although the IIM Ahmedabad cutoff for CAT was over 90 percentile as per the admission criteria till the academic year 2016-17, it was reduced to 80 percentile for General candidates for the PGP batch of 2017-19 and 2018-20. As compared to last year, there has been no change in the IIM Ahmedabad cutoff 2018. So how and what factors have influenced the change IIM Ahmedabad cutoff over the years? Let us find out all about IIM Ahmedabad Cutoff on this page.

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The following tables bring to you the IIM Ahmedabad CAT Cutoff of the past years.

 

IIM Ahmedabad Cutoff 2018

Category

VARC

DI & LR

QA

Overall Percentile

General

70

70

70

80

SC

60

60

60

70

ST

50

50

50

60

NC-OBC cum Transgender

65

65

65

75

PWD

60

60

60

70

Compared to previous year, there is no change in the IIM Ahmedabad cutoff for any category, sectional or overall.

 

IIM Ahmedabad Cutoff 2017

Category

VARC

DI & LR

QA

Overall Percentile

General

70

70

70

80

 SC

60

60

60

70

 ST

50

50

50

60

NC-OBC cum Transgender

65

65

65

75

PWD

60

60

60

70

For the General category candidates, the sectional cutoff for Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VARC) section is higher than that of the other two sections. However, for the other category canddiates, the the sectional cutoff is same for all three sections. The CAT 2016 Cutoff has reduced from that of CAT 2015 both in terms of sectional as well as overall. Check the table below to compare the cutoffs.

 

IIM Ahmedabad Cutoff 2016

Category

VARC

DI & LR

QA

Overall percentile

General

80

80

80

90

NC-OBC-cum transgender

75

75

75

85

SC

70

70

70

80

ST

60

60

60

70

DA

70

70

70

80

Compared to the year 2016, the category wise cutoffs for 2017 has reduced drastically for the NC-OBC-cum transgender category candidates. There has been marginal decrease for the SC and PWD/DA category where the sectional and overall cutoffs have decreased by five and 10 points respectively.  The ST category cutoffs have remained the same.

 

IIM Ahmedabad Cutoff 2015

Category

VARC

QA

Overall Percentile

General

85

85

90

NC-OBC-cum-transgender

80

80

85

SC

75

75

80

ST

75

75

80

DA

75

75

80

The exam pattern of CAT was different in the year 2015 with two sections, namely Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation. In comparison to the year 2016, the overall cutoff for ST category was lesser by 10 points in 2015. The sectional cutoffs have also changed by five points in each category.

 

Although IIM Ahmedabad announces the CAT cutoffs along with the admission criteria prior to the conduct of CAT or result, there are several other factors which are considered for the shortlist of selection procedure which include past academic records, work experience and overall candidate profile. Also, the CAT cutoff may undergo change after CAT is conducted owing to factors like number of CAT takers, difficulty level among others.

 

Fast Facts about IIM Ahmedabad

The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, commonly known as IIM-A, is located in Gujarat, India and is a public business school. It is the second IIM of the country established in the year 1961 after IIM Calcutta.

 

Programmes: It offers following full-time post-graduate programmes:

  • Post-Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) - Two-year, full-time MBA programme

  • Post Graduate Programme in Food and Agribusiness Management (PGP-FABM) - Two-year, full-time MBA programme

  • One Year Post-Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX) - One Year full-time MBA programme for Experienced

Fee: approx.Rs. 19.5 lakh

Admission: Common Admission Test (CAT) scores

 

The selection of candidates for admission to PGP at IIM Ahmedabad is a two-step process.

 

In the first step, candidates are short-listed for Academic Writing Test (AWT) and Personal Interview (PI) from among the candidates who have a valid CAT score, who have applied to the programme and who satisfy the eligibility criteria for the programme.

 

Also Read 

IIM Cutoff 

IIM Admission Criteria 2017-19

IIM Ahmedabad Admission Criteria 2018-20

 

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