IIM Amritsar Cutoff: One of the six new additions to the list of IIMs inaugurated in 2015, IIM Amritsar is located at a place home to one of the holiest shrines in Sikhism, the Golden Temple. The 15th IIM to have been set up by the Ministry of HRD, IIM Amritsar has been put under the mentorship of IIM Kozhikode and is known for its two-year full-time Post Graduate Programme in Management. CAT percentiles are the basis of IIM Amritsar Cutoffs. CAT 2018 was examined for admission with 90 percentile being the standard cutoff for the general category candidates. It was relatively similar over a period of two years as IIM Amristar Cutoff for 2017 and 2016 session. But it went down over a period of two years as IIM Amritsar Cutoff for 2015 was 95.6 percentile and for 2016 was 90 percentile.This article of Careers360 brings to you a year on year overview of IIM Amritsar Cutoff. The following tables given below bring to you the IIM Amritsar Cutoff for CAT for each of the three years gone by.
IIM Amritsar Cutoff 2019-21
College Comparison based on Courses, Placement, Rank, Fee
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning
Verbal & Reading Comprehension
Total (Overall Percentile)
As compared to 2018, In 2019 they were a drop in the IIM Amritsar cutoff. For general category candidates, the cutoff percentage came down to 85 from 90, for pwd category candidates, the cutoff percentage came up from 30 to 35, for nc-obc, sc, st category candidates cutoff percentage the same as the previous year.
IIM Amritsar Cutoff 2018-20
There has been no change in the selection process or shortlist criteria of IIM Amritsar for the General, OBS, Sc and ST candidates of Batch 2018-20. Here, the only change was for PWD categ0ory candidates wherein the cutoff percentage came down to 30 from 35.
IIM Amritsar Cutoff 2017
IIM Amritsar Cutoff 2016
Persons with Disabilities (PWD)
As compared to CAT 2015, next year saw a drop in the IIM Amritsar cutoff. For General candidates, the requisite cutoff percentile came down to 90 from 95.6. For NC-OBC candidates, the sectional and overall cutoff dropped by three and five percentiles respectively. For the PWD/DAP category, the overall cutoff percentile dropped by five units. For SC candidates, overall CAT cutoff reduced by only one percentile.
The following table brings to you the IIM Amritsar CAT cutoff 2015 according to sections and candidate categories.
IIM Amritsar Cutoff 2015
Quantitative Aptitude (Section 1)
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (Section 2)
Verbal & Reading Comprehension (Section 3)
Compared to the year 2014, CAT 2015 had a revised format with three different sections. These were Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning and Quantitative Analysis. There were some visible differences in the overall aggregate percentile cutoff. For General candidates, it went down by 0.70 percentile. For NC-OBC candidates, there was decrease by almost four percentile. For SC candidates, IIM Amritsar cutoff decreased by seven percentile. For ST candidates, the drop was a massive 15 percentile and for DAP candidates it was 10 percentile.
The following table brings to you the category wise and sectional CAT 2014 cutoffs that IIM Amritsar considered for admissions.
IIM Amritsar Cutoff 2014
Section – 1
(Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation)
Section – 2
(Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning)
CAT 2014 featured two sections which were Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation & Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning. For General Candidates, IIM Amritsar set the percentile cutoff for Section 1 as 80 and for Section two as 80 as well, with the overall aggregate being 96.3 percentile for the pilot batch.
Fast Facts about IIM Amritsar
The Indian Institute of Management, Amritsar is a public business school that began functioning from 2015. Located in Amritsar, Punjab, the B-School is mentored by IIM Kozhikode and as of today is temporarily located within the campus of Government Polytechnic College, Amritsar. The original campus will be located on the Amritsar-Jalandhar GT Road.
·The institute is known best for its two-year full-time post graduate programme in management.
Fee: Approx INR 9 lakh for the PGP 2017-19 batch
Admission: Common Admission Test (CAT) Scores
IIM Amritsar Selection Procedure
The selection of candidates for admission to the PGP at IIM Amritsar is a two-step process.
In the first step, candidates are short-listed based on their CAT scores and then summoned for a Personal Interview and also to take the Written Ability Test. IIM Amritsar is a part of the Common Admission Process conducted by new IIMs. Candidates with prior work experience are given higher weightage. Besides this, their academic performances in 10th and 12th standards are also considered besides their scores in their Bachelor's degrees. For the generation of final merit list, CAT scores are given highest weightage, i.e. 40 per cent.
IIM Admission Criteria 2017-19
IIM Amritsar PGP Admission Criteria 2017-19
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