IIM Lucknow Admission Criteria 2018-20: 40 per cent weightage assigned to PI

IIM Lucknow Admission Criteria 2018IIM Lucknow Admission Criteria 2018-20: IIM Lucknow has declared the final admission criteria for its flagship Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP), Post Graduate Programme in Agribusiness Management (PGP-ABM) and Post Graduate Programme in Sustainability Management (PGP-SM) programmes for the 2018-20 batch. The CAT cutoffs for General Category candidates for the PGP, PGP-ABM and PGP-SM are 90 percentile, 85 percentile and and 85 percentile respectively. The cutoff and selection procedure for IIM Lucknow has remained the same as last year, except for the Persons With Disability (PWD) category candidates for whom the CAT 2017 cutoff has reduced by five percentile in all three programmes. Take a look at the detailed IIM Lucknow admission criteria 2018-20 here.

 

Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their CAT performance, past academic records and diversity factors. The following table brings to you the sectional and overall CAT 2017 cutoff across programmes and categories.

 

IIM Lucknow Admission Criteria 2018-20: CAT Cutoff 2017

Category

PGP

PGP-ABM

PGP-SM

VARC

DILR

QA

Total

VARC

DILR

QA

Total

VARC

DILR

QA

Total

General

85

85

85

90

80

80

80

85

80

80

80

85

NC-OBC

77

77

77

82

72

72

72

77

72

72

72

77

SC

55

55

55

70

55

55

55

65

55

55

55

65

ST

50

50

50

65

50

50

50

60

50

50

50

60

PWD

50

50

50

65

50

50

50

60

50

50

50

60

As compared to the IIM Lucknow cutoff of last year, the sectional and overall cutoffs for PWD candidates have reduced by five percentile each while the sectional cutoffs for General and NC-OBC category candidates is higher in the PGP programme compared to that of PGP-ABM and PGP-SM. On the other hand, for SC, ST and PWD category candidates, the sectional cutoff for all three sections is the same, albeit the overall cutoff for PGP is higher than that of the other two programmes.

 

IIM Lucknow Admission Criteria 2018-20: Shortlist Criteria

Components

Weights

(PGP)

Weights

(PGP-ABM)

Weights

(PGPSM)

Method of scoring

CAT Score (CS)

60

60

60

CS = (Candidates CAT Score/Highest CAT Score of 2015) * 60

Class XII Marks (12M)

10

10

10

Candidates’ Class 12 Percentage in respective Board

Percentage       12M

98.01-100.00            10

84.01- 86.00             3

82.01- 84.00             2

80.01- 82.1               1

<=80                          0

Graduation Marks

10

10

10

To be normalized as per Academic Discipline: (i) Engineering; (ii) Science; (iii) Commerce; (iv) Arts; (v) Others

Marks will be amended to take values between 0 – 10. ( m = Mean and s = Standard Deviation of the respective Academic Discipline)

Work Experience

10

0

10

IF (Prog = PGP & x > 6) WE = min{(x – 6)×0.50, 10}

Where, x = Number of months of work experience$ as on 31 July, 2016.

Diversity Factor: Academic Discipline (DFa)

5

20

5

IF (Prog. = PGP/PGPSM and Academic programmes are listed by the institute) DFa = 5

ELSE IF (Prog. = PGP-ABM and Academic Disciplines listed by the institute)

DFa = 20

Else DFa = 0

Diversity Factor: Gender (DFb)

5

5

5

IF (Prog. = PGP/PGP-ABMPGPSM and Gender = Female)

DFb = 5

ELSE DFb = 0

Shortlist Total

100

100

100

 

For the shortlist criteria, CAT 2017 scores will be given maximum weightage followed by past academic records (Class XII and Graduation marks). Academic diversity factor weightage is highest for PGP-ABM.

 

Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. Following are the factors and weightages that will be considered for final selection procedure -

 

IIM Lucknow Admission Criteria - Final Selection Criteria

S.No.

Component

Weight

PGP & PGP-SM

PGP-ABM

1

CAT

30

35

2

Academic Performance (12M + GM)

5 + 5

5 + 5

3

Diversity Factor (Academic + Gender)

5

5

4

Work Experience

5

NA

5

WAT

10

10

6

PI

40

40

 

Final Score

100

100

For PGP-ABM programme, the weightage for CAT is higher than that assigned to PGP and PGP-SM. On the other hand, while work experience is assigned five points for PGP and PGP-SM, the factor is not considered for PGP-ABM.

 

According to IIM Lucknow, the minimum requirement for clearing the Personal Interview is 12 out of 40 marks. Names of candidates who do not pass in the PI round will not be included in the final merit list.

 

Also Read

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IIM Ahmedabad Admission Criteria 2018-20: Overall CAT Cutoff 80 Percentile

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First Published On : 24 Aug 2017 04:28 PM IST

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