IIM Sirmaur Admission Criteria 2016 - 40% weight to CAT scores
Urvashi Dalal, 15 Dec 2015, #CAT
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IIM Sirmaur has declared the admission criteria for the PGP batch of 2016 for admissions to its batch of 2016-18. There will be a 2 step process for shortlisting and selecting the students. According to the IIM Sirmaur admission criteria, there will be no weight to class X marks while computing the final selection scores and the maximum weight will be given to CAT 2015 scores.

Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. The shortlisting will be based on CAT 2015 cutoffs, both sectional and overall. The below-given table represents IIM Sirmaur CAT 2015 cutoff for different category students.

CAT 2015 Cutoff at IIM Sirmaur

 

PGP

Category

VRC

DI & LR

QA

Total

General

75

75

75

80

NC-OBC

68

68

68

72

SC

50

50

50

70

ST

45

45

45

65

PWD

50

50

50

70

After shortlisting the candidates on the basis of the cutoff, a merit list will be generated based on the weights and factors given in the following table.

Components

Weights

(PGP)

Method of scoring

CAT Score (CS)

40

 CS = (Candidates CAT Score/Highest CAT Score of 2015)*40

Class XII Marks (12M)

2

Candidates’ Class 12 Percentage in respective Board

Percentage       12M

95.01-100          2.0

90.01-95          1.5

85.01-90          1. 0

80.01-85          0.5

<=80                 0

Graduation Marks

3

To be normalized as per academic discipline (i) Engineering (ii) Science (iii) Commerce (iv) Arts (v) Others, using the formula below

GM = (((Candidates Graduation % - Mean/Standard Deviation of each discipline)*(30/3))+30)*3/100

Work Experience

2

IF (Prog. = PGP) WE = (x)*0.1, Where x>6; Maximum (WE) = 2

ELSE (Prog. = PGP-ABM)

          WE = 0

ELSE (Prog. = PGPSM)

          WE = (x-24)*0.1, Where x>24; Maximum WE = 2

x =  Number of months of work experience as on 31st August 2015

(Indicate only paid and full time work experience, acquired after completing the Bachelor’s Degree, Apprenticeship, Articleship, Internship etc. which form an integral part of course of study, should not be treated as work experience)

Diversity Factor: Academic Discipline (DFa)

2

 IF (Prog. = PGP and Academic disciplines listed in Table3) DFa =2; ELSE DFa=0;

Diversity Factor: Gender (DFb)

1

IF (Prog. = PGP and Gender = Female) DFb=1; ELSE DFb=0;                            

Shortlist Total

50

 

Unlike last year, Class X scores are not considered for preparing the merit list of shortlisted candidates. Instead, the Class XII weight has been doubled compared to that of last year.

Final Selection Criteria

The following formula will be used to calculate various components during the WAT-PI rounds, and to make the final selection list.

 

Stage 2: Generation of final admission offer list to PGP programme

Grand Total (B) = Shortlist Total (A) * 2

The Grand Total (B) will be used to rank the candidates according to their merit.

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