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The admission criteria for 2016-18 have been released by the Indian Institute of Management Bodh Gaya for selecting admissible candidates for the post graduate programme (PGP) in management. The institute is mentored by IIM Calcutta and has released the admissions criteria for academic batch 2016-18.
IIM Calcutta, the mentor institute for IIM Bodh Gaya has revised the admission criteria in terms of the sectional and overall cutoffs, revealed the weightages of the Past Academic Performances. The temporary campus of IIM Bihar is at Magadh University, Bodhgaya, Bihar where the batch will commence from July 2016. As per the criteria, students must have appeared in CAT 2015 and scores as per the cutoff before applying for admissions.
First the shortlisted of the students will be done on the basis of their CAT 2015 scores, and later will be considered for Personal interview (PI) and Written Ability Test (WAT).
Short-listing for PI and WAT comprises candidates achieving the minimum section-wise and overall percentile in CAT 2015. The following table brings to you the revised cutoff.
Verbal and Reading Comprehension(VRC)
Data Interpretation and Logical reasoning (DI & LR)
Quantitative Ability (QA)
According to the revised cutoffs, while on one hand the sectional cutoffs for the General category candidates have decreased, the overall cutoff has increased. On the other hand, the reseved category cutoffs, both sectional as well as overall cutoffs have decreased.
As per the final selection process and calculations, CAT 2015 scores will be given a weightage of 30 marks. For final selection of the shortlisted candidates, 30 marks weightage will be given to PI and 10 to WAT. Below is the table describing the method for calculations, including gender diversity, work experience and other factors?
IIM Bodh Gaya Admission Criteria and weights for final selection for PGP:
Method of Calculation
CAT 2015 Score (CS)
Class- X Marks (XM)
(C/10)x10 (Refer Table 3)
Class –XII Marks (12M)
(D/10)x10 (Refer Table 3)
Point awarded for Academic Diversity at Bachelor’s degree level (Academic Diversity Factor for Bachelor’s degree (ADFB)): Candidates with any of the following bachelor’s degree in the list X below are eligible for ADFB: List X: BA, BA(H), B.Sc, B.Sc.(H), BS, B.Com, B.Com(H), BCA, BBA, B.Pharma, LL.B, MBBS, BDS or any other Non-Engineering bachelor’s degree not mentioned above.
If (Bachelor’s degree is from the list X) ADFB=2; ELSE ADFB=0
Written Ability Test
2 points will be awarded to promote gender diversity.
Points for Class X and Class XII marks
Table 3: Points for Class X and Class XII marks*
Class X Marks (in %)
Class XII Marks (in %)
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*(For computing the percentage of marks obtained in Class X and Class XII, the aggregate marks of all subjects that appear in the mark sheet/grade sheet would be considered irrespective of whether the Board considers them for calculation of percentage).
Points for work experience in completed months
For work experience, a maximum of six points will be awarded depending on the length of service as on January 31, 2016. Only managerial work experience after graduation will be considered. Training/Project work/work done as an integral part of curricular requirement will not be considered. Below is the table for work experience.
6 to 12
13 to 18
19 to 24
25 to 36
The final selection list will be based on merit in each category; minimum qualification on the above mentioned criteria would not automatically qualify the candidate for admission into IIM Bodh Gaya.
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As a general Category the chances are very less to get a call from IIMs. The other colleges you can apply in colleges-
DMS, IISc Bangalore
K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai
Goa Institute of Management
Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, New Delhi
But CAT marks are not the only parameter involved in the selection procedure. After CAT exam every college in which you apply prepares a merit list to call students for next round of interview based on your aggregate score which comprises of many parameters such as CAT marks, 10th, 12th and graduation percentage, work experience etc. whose weight age varies for all different colleges. After the round of interview again a merit list is prepared which includes marks of your interview, GD and WSAT which along with CAT marks generally have the highest weightage.
You can also use CAT Pathfinder tool given below to know your other admission possibilities.
The official cutoff of JEE Mains will be released long with the final results after the April Mains. The NTA will announce category wise cutoffs then. But you can still check your estimated rank using the formula (100-your total percentile)*869010/100. So with this percentile, you estimated All India rank is around 1,21,000. Now, if the number of candidates giving the exam in April increase, you rank will go higher up.
Well, yes with that percentile, you might be able to get some GFTIs like (Mentioning refering to Other State quota) -
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Know the exam pattern and syllabus in detail : The duration of the exam is 3 hours and you will roughly have an hour to complete each section. This will be a computer-based test with a total number of 100. Each correct answer will secure 3 marks and there will a negative marking of 1 mark for every wrong answer. There are three sections: Quantitative Ability (QA), Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC) and Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR). Out of this DILR will have 32 questions and the other two sections, i.e., QA and VARC will have 34 questions. There will be 7-10 non MCQ type questions in each section.
The syllabus is-
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