IIM Trichy PGP Admission Criteria 2015-17
Sreetama Datta, 31 Oct 2014, #CAT
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IIM Trichy or IIM Tiruchirappalli has declared the admission criteria for the PGP 2015-17 batch. Though the basic admission criteria remain same, the CAT 2014 cutoff has been changed as compared to last year. While for the General, SC and NCOBC category the overall cutoff has been lowered, the other categories like ST and DA/PWD have higher CAT cutoffs.

The applicants will be shortlisted solely on the basis of CAT 2014 scores, the final selection would be based on their performance in WAT & PI rounds and the candidate profile.

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Shortlisting candidates through CAT 2014 cutoff

The following table brings to you the CAT 2014 cutoff for the different categories.

Category of Candidate

Minimum CAT Percentiles for shortlisting, section wise

Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation

Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning

           Overall         

General

80

80

90

NCOBC

72

72

81

SC

60

60

75

ST

50

50

65

DAP

55

55

70

IIM Trichy mentions, “It must be noted that the cut-off percentiles given in the above Table are indicative. The actual cut-off percentiles for this the 2015-17 batch may vary from those mentioned in the Table.  IIM Trichy will decide the number of candidates to be called for the PI & WAT for each of the above categories.

Final Selection Procedure

The shortlisted candidates will have to appear for the Common Written Analysis Test (WAT) and Personal Interview rounds for the 6 new IIMs. The candidates will be judged on the following parameters.

WAT

  • Vocabulary
  • Content of writing
  • Writing skills 

Personal Interview

  • Communication, attitude and personality 
  • Academic efforts and disposition
  • Managerial and leadership attributes 
  • Social awareness and disposition 
  • Overall presence

The other parameters which are taken into account for final selection procedure and weights assigned to them are as follows:

Parameters

Weights

WAT

15%

PI

17%

Work Experience: Relevance and quality of actual work done and achievements if any

5%

Performance at UG Level

This performance shall be measured by multiplying the percentage marks scored at the graduation level by the weightage applicable to the discipline as shown below. 10 per cent of the score so obtained shall be considered in the overall evaluation. [per cent score at UG * discipline weightage]* 0.10

a. Engineering / Technology: 0.6
b. Science: 0.8
c. Commerce / Economics / Management: 1.0
d. Arts / Medicine (including Pharmacy): 0.9

10%

Master Degree or Professional Qualification

2%

Gender Diversity

Male – 0 
Female – 1%

CAT 2014 Score

50%

As you can see in the above table, the candidates’ profile, including past academic records, work experience and diversity factors are considered for the preparation of final merit list. In the diversity factor, graduation stream and gender is taken into account. CAT performance will be allotted 50% weight. The final selection procedure for IIM Trichy is same as last year.


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