IIM Raipur Admission Criteria 2016: 32% weight on CAT for final selection
Urvashi Dalal, 26 Sep 2015, #CAT
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The Indian Institute of Management Raipur has announced its admission criteria for the batch of 2016-18. This will be IIM Raipur’s 7th PGP batch, with approx. 140 students to be selected for final admissions.

The admissions procedure will be a two-step process, with a total of 32% weight age to CAT 2015 scores in the final selection process.

The final selection procedure will compromise of Personal Appearance (PI) which is composed of Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal interview (P). In the first step, candidates are short-listed for PA from among the candidates who have appeared in CAT 2015, and secured scores on the basis of IIM Raipur Cutoff.

The admission process of IIM Raipur consists of:

  1. CAT Examination

  2. Short listing Candidates for Personal Appearance (PA) process on the basis of CAT scores

  3. Conducting the PA process. PA process is composed of Written Analysis Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI), and

  4. Announcement of final selection list on the basis of CAT score, PI & WAT score and Profile score

Criteria for Short listing for PA (WAT and PI) process

IIM Raipur will use CAT percentile for shortlisting candidates for WAT and PI. The tentative category-wise minimum percentile for different category is provided in the table below:

 

Minimum CAT 2015 Percentile for the PGP Batch of 2016-18

Category

Quantitative Ability (QA)

Data Interpretation and Logical reasoning (DI & LR)

Verbal and Reading Comprehension(VRC)

Total (Overall)

General

80

80

80

90

OBC (NC)

72

72

72

81

SC

60

60

60

75

ST

50

50

50

65

DAP

50

50

50

65

The total number of shortlisted candidates, under each category, to be called for PA process on the basis of scores or percentiles will be solely decided by the IIM Raipur Admission Committee

However, if the actual number of shortlisted candidates are found to be less or more than the required number of candidates to be called for WAT and PI category-wise, then the overall, as well as section wise minimum score could be either increased or decreased.

 

Criteria for Preparing the Merit List

The criteria and the weight age for preparing the final Merit List will be as follows,

CAT 2015 Scores

32%

Personal Appearance (PI & WAT)

30%

Profile

38%

For preparing the final merit list, 32% weight age will be given to CAT 2015 scores.PA, consisting of WAT-PI will have 30% weight age, breaking into 10 and 20 marks for WAT and PI respectively.  The profile, with a weight age of 38%, will consist of 20 marks for academic profile, 6 for work experience, and 12 for diversity.

Further, for Academic Profile, 10th standard will have 7marks, 12th standard will have 6 marks and graduation will have 7 marks.

Range of Marks

10th Standard

12th Standard

Graduation

≤ 55

1

1

1

55.01 to 60

2

2

2

60.01 to 70

3

3

3

70.01 to 80

4

4

4

80.01 to 90

5

5

5

>90.01

7

6

7

The Work Experience will have the following weights:

Months

Scores

6 or Less

0

7- 12

2

13- 18

3

19- 24

4

25- 36

6

37- 48

3

49 or More

0

While merit is the prime consideration, IIM Raipur also promotes diversity in its PGP. Hence, female and non-Engineeringwill be allotted 6 marks each under diversity criteria.

The final merit list for admissions will be prepared around the last week of April/first week of May 2016.

 

Also Read:

IIM Ahmedabad Admission Criteria 2016-18

IIM Lucknow Admission Criteria 2016-18

IIM Trichy Admission Criteria 2016-18

IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria 2016-18

IIM Kozhikode Admission Criteria 2016-18

IIM Admission Criteria 2016-18


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