IIM Amritsar Admission Criteria 2020 - Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Amritsar has activated the link to check status if the candidate has been shortlisted for selection procedure of IIM Amritsar. Authorities released the admission criteria for admission into PGP course for the academic year 2020-2022. IIM Amritsar admission criteria 2020 includes two stages. Candidates had 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.Latest - Click here to check the status of existing applicants for stage 2 of IIM Amritsar Admission Criteria 2020.
IIM Kozhikode released CAT 2019 result on January 4, 2020 in online mode. Registered candidates have to enter their login credentials while accessing the result of CAT 2019. The result is available in the form of scorecard which shows both (sectional and overall percentile). Candidates have to secure minimum cut off to get shortlisted for further selection rounds.
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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:
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 are considered for stage 1. Candidates who qualify the above percentile marks are 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. Apart from the CAT score for the first shortlist, candidates academics record, work experience and gender diversity are also considered. For the academics record of 10th and 12th, candidates candidate’s percentage scores in the 10th and 12th board exams are initially adjusted by dividing each such score by the 90th percentile score obtained by the candidate in his/her board. Same applies for the marks obtained by the candidates in his/her graduation.
A candidates score is prepared based for the first shortlist which has the weightage from the following parameters:
Based on the candidates score, a merit list is prepared and reasonable number of candidates are called for the further admission process.
Candidates can check their status if they have been shortlisted for stage 2 by following the steps mentioned below:
Step 1- Click on the link provided- Click here
Step 2- Enter the login credentials under the tab 'Existing applicants'
Application Sequence Number
Date of Birth
Step 3- Click on 'view details' tab
Step 4- Screen will display the status if the candidate has been shortlisted or not.
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:
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:
Academic diversity (applicable only to non- engineering candidates)
Gender diversity (applicable only to female candidates)
Written Ability Test (WAT)
Let’s have a look upon each component/ criteria in detail:
Work experience will carry a total weightage of 10%. 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)
Academic/ Gender Diversity
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
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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IIM Amritsar has released their cut offs for this Academic session and they look like this:
IIM Asr admission process has 2 phases: Personal Interview, Written Test followed by shortlisting Candidates for decision regarding admission to the MBA programme. The Institutions uses a composite score of marks in 10th, 12th, Graduation, work experience, gender and academic divrsity and CAT sectional scores. Personal Interview and Written Test is applicable to all eligible stidents who have appeared for CAT 2019. Once the Candidates are shortlisted based on the CAT scores, the weightage is calculated as follows:
CAT score: 45%
10th board: 10%
12th board: 10%
Gender Diversity: 10%
Work experience: 5%
The merit list is prepared based on this criteria. Post Personal Interview and Written test, the final ranking list is prepared based on the aggregate cores after applying the following weightage:
10th marks: 5%
12th marks: 5%
Work experience: 10%
Academic diversity: 5%
Gender diversity: 5%
Personal Interview: 25%
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Having said this, IIM Asr has updated the Application status of its Candidates and it can be checked at:
Many institution give the format of the document required in their information brochure or at the official site. So visit the official site of CAT exam. There in the certificate section you will find the format of all the certificate required.
From there download the EWS certificate. And after proper attestation submit it.
Hope it helps.
With 82.92 percentile in CAT and as you have mentioned your academics and it is more than average and also your work experience will be beneficial for you,there are some chances that you will get call from these colleges.It all depends on the sectional cut off in all 3 sections of CAT.
However there are some other top colleges where you can get admission with this percentile,you can check them here
I Hope This Information Helps
Best Of Luck!!!
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