IIM Trichy Admission Criteria 2018 – IIM Tiruchirappalli or IIM Trichy has released the admission criteria for its 2018-20 batch with keeping the weightage to CAT score in the final merit list same as last year – 50 percent. The admission criteria 2018 of IIM Trichy has gone through very small changes in terms of the final merit list. The components of the final selection are CAT score, Personal Interview (PI), Written Ability Test (WAT), Work Experience, Past academic performance, Diversity and Professional qualification. For the final merit list, the weightage to PI and WAT has been slightly reduced. Candidates who have applied to the institute for admission must check the IIM Trichy admission criteria 2018 to know about the step by step guide of the admission process.
Stage 1: IIM Trichy Admission Criteria 2018 – Shortlisting candidates based on CAT score for WAT and PI process
The first stage is the common eligibility criteria for shortlisting candidates for WAT and PI process. This criterion is same for all other participating IIMs for CAP 2018. The following table explains the minimum eligibility criteria i.e. CAT sectional and overall percentile.
IIM Trichy Cutoff for CAT 2017 – Category-wise Minimum overall and sectional CAT 2017 Percentile for shortlisting
*VARC – Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension
*DILR – Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning
*QA – Quantitative Analysis
Note: It must be noted that the cut-off percentiles given above are indicative. The actual cut-off percentiles for the 2018-20 batch may vary from those mentioned. IIM Tiruchirappalli will decide the number of candidates to be called for the PI & WAT for each of the above categories, depending on which the cutoff percentiles can change.
Stage 2: IIM Trichy Admission Criteria 2018 – WAT and PI
The shortlisted candidates will be appearing for WAT and PI and that would be conducted at New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai and Kolkata. The exact date for PI & WAT will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates by IIM Rohtak which is co-ordinating for 2018-20 batch on behalf of IIM Rohtak, IIM Raipur, IIM Ranchi, IIM Trichy, IIM Udaipur, IIM Kashipur, IIM Sirmaur, IIM Bodhgaya & IIM Sambalpur.
Stage 3: IIM Trichy Admission Criteria 2018 – Preparing Final Merit/Selection List
The final merit list will be generated using the following parameters and corresponding weightage to arrive at the composite score of the candidates.
Marks to Each Factor for Final Merit List
Scaled CAT score
Vocabulary, content of writing and writing skills
Communication Skills, Academic Ability, Current Affairs & General Awareness, Managerial & Leadership Abilities, Co-curricular and Extra-curricular Activities
Based on quantum and quality of work experience
Diversity Factor: Gender
5 for Female candidates; Else = 0
On the basis of the composite score, IIM Trichy will offer the admissions to the candidates.
IIM Trichy Admission Criteria 2018 – Reservation Policy
IIM Trichy follows the Government of India reservation policy for admission to Central Educational Institutions (CEIs).