IIM Amritsar Admission Criteria 2020 - Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Amritsar will release the admission criteria for admission into PGP course for the academic year 2020-2022. IIM Amritsar admission criteria 2020 will include two stages. Candidates will have to fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria to get admission into IIM Amritsar. In the first round students are shortlisted on the basis of their performance in CAT. In the second stage candidates will have to appear for the personal interview and written ability test only if they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria that are prescribed in stage 1. Read this article by Careers360 to know in detail about the minimum eligibility criteria, stages of selection, scoring of work experience and academic and gender diversity.
Admission Criteria of IIM Amritsar 2020 will be conducted through two stage process which are as follows:
Stage 1- Shortlist Eligible Candidates
Stage 2- Final Selection
To appear for the selection stages of IIM Amritsar admission 2020, candidates will have to meet the minimum eligibility criteria for admission into PGP course. As per CAT 2019 score, aspirants must get the following minimum marks (in percentile) in each section. As per previous year, candidates can check the minimum eligibility criteria required to qualify for stage 1:
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IIM Amritsar Admission 2020 - Minimum Eligibility Criteria (Tentative)
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
Verbal Reading and Comprehension
Other Backward Class- Non-Creamy Layer (OBC- NC)
Scheduled Tribes (ST)
Scheduled Castes (SC)
Person with Disability (PwD)
Stage 1 - IIM Amritsar Admission Criteria 2020 - Shortlist eligible Candidates
Students who will meet the minimum eligibility criteria as prescribed in the table above will be considered for stage 1. Candidates who qualify the above percentile marks will be shortlisted for Personal Interview (PI) and Written Ability Test (WAT). The above mentioned criteria, however, doesn’t imply for interview call. Only aspirants who will score in a positive raw score as mentioned above will only be considered for IIM Amritsar admission criteria 2020. Only candidates who will fulfill the overall percentile in CAT 2019 result will receive the call for an interview.
Furthermore, students are advised to keep a track for updates on the website and on their registered email address. Students who will be shortlisted will have to fill the registration form in April 2020 for admission into IIm Amritsar academic year 2020-2022. Only candidates who will successfully register in the stipulated time period will be considered for the preceding stage.
Stage 2 - IIM Amritsar Admission Criteria 2020 - Final Selection
Candidates who have registered successfully in stage 1 will be considered for stage 2. Students must take note of the following points before appearing for selection rounds:
Candidates will not be required to appear for IIM Amritsar Admission 2020 personal interview round, if he/she got a call for interview from one or more IIMs at Lucknow, Indore, Kozhikode. Scores for personal interview and written ability test will be derived from above IIMs for IIM Amritsar’s PI/WAT rounds, which are as follows:
If a candidate is shortlisted in PI/WAT rounds of IIM Kozhikode, then his/her WAT/PI score will be considered for IIM Amritsar PI/WAT rounds.
Whereas, other aspirants who appeared for the interviews (IIM Lucknow and Indore), their average PI/WAT scores will be used for PI/WAT score by IIM Amritsar.
Students who have not got a call from any of IIMs (Kozhikode, Lucknow or Indore) will have to appear for Personal Interview /Written Ability Test rounds by IIM Amritsar which is expected to conduct tentatively in May/June 2020
Final merit list by IIM Amritsar will be prepared on the following criterias:
Common Admission Test Score 2019
Written Ability Test
Academic/ Gender Diversity
Let’s have a look upon each component/ criteria in detail:
Work experience will carry a total weightage of 5%. The length of service period will be considered till April 30, 2020. Only candidates who have worked in full time after their graduation, only that experience will be considered. However, Students who have experience through internship/ apprenticeship/ training/ project work/ pre-graduation period/ articleship, such experiences will not be considered.
Candidates having work experience of minimum 6 months or more will be considered for scoring. Refer the table below to know the allotment of marks as per experience
Weightage for Work Experience
Experience (in months)
In order to ensure diversity, on the basis of gender and academic diversity, score will be allotted in the following manner under IIM Amritsar admission criteria 2020:
Weightage for Gender/Academic Diversity
Female/ Non-engineering Candidate
Male/ Engineering Candidate
Note - Students having a bachelor's degree other than technology/engineering (B.E./ B.Tech or any other equivalent degree ) will be considered for academic diversity scoring.
Reservation policy of IIM Amritsar Admissions
IIM Amritsar will follow the reservation policy as prescribed by the Government of India for admission to Central Educational Institutions (CEI).
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