IIM Bodh Gaya Admission Criteria 2018-20: CAT and PI weightages increase to 20 per cent

IIM Bodh Gaya Admission CriteriaIIM Bodh Gaya Admission Criteria 2018-20: IIM Bodh Gaya, the 16th IIM to be established, has announced the admission criteria for its third batch of PGP students. As per the admission criteria of IIM Bodh Gaya, currently being mentored by IIM Calcutta, changes have been introduced in terms of parameters and weightages assigned to candidates for the final selection criteria. Careers360 brings to you a detailed take on IIM Bodh Gaya Admission Criteria 2018-20. Candidates will be shortlisted solely on the basis of their CAT 2017 scores.

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Take a look at IIM Bodh Gaya cutoff for CAT 2017 in the table below.

 

IIM Bodh Gaya Admission Criteria 2018-20: CAT 2017 Cutoff

Category

Section – 1

VARC

Section – 2

DI & LR

Section – 3

QA

Overall

OPEN

>80

>80

>80

>90

NC-OBC

>55

>55

>55

>75

SC

>50

>50

>50

>55

ST

>30

>30

>30

>35

DA

>50

>50

>50

>65

The CAT cutoff 2017 at IIM Bodh Gaya has remained the same as that of last year. However, the initial cutoff which was released by the institute was higher for SC and ST category candidates. The sectional cutoff for SC and ST candidates was 60 percentile and 50 percentile respectively. The overall cutoff percentiles were 75 percentile and 65 percentile for SC and ST candidates respectively.

 

Final Selection Process

 

Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. The criteria for final selection and their weightages are as follows:

 

IIM Bodh Gaya Admission Criteria 2018-20: Final Selection Criteria

Criteria

Weights

CAT 2017 Score

20

PI

20

WAT

05

Gender Diversity

02

Work Experience

03

Total

50

Unlike last year, past academic records and academic diversity factors are not considered. Moreover, the weightages for CAT score and PI factors have increased from 15 to 20. Gender Diversity factor weightage has increased from one to two points.

 

Points for Work Experience

Months

<6

6 to 12

13 to 18

19 to 24

25 to 36

>36

Points

0

0.5

1

2

3

2

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First Published On : 01 Sep 2017 09:37 AM IST

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