IIM Ahmedabad Selection Criteria for PGP 2014-16 batch
Institute: Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
Selection criteria for IIM Ahmedabad have been announced for 2014-16 PGP batch. IIM Ahmedabad will be normalizing your academic scores. The minimum cut for the PGP has been set as 90%ile.
IIMs have started declaring the Admission Criteria for 2015-17 batch. Read them in detail:
IIM A would be considering the overall as well as sectional cut-off. The CAT 2013 cut-off criteria set by IIM is as follows:
The CAT score is the sole criterion for arriving at the first short-list.
To recognise exceptional performers across diverse academic backgrounds, from each of the five categories of academic disciplines, top 50 candidates or top 1% of the number of applicants to IIM Ahmedabad within each category-- whichever is lower -- will be identified. These candidates will be directly shortlisted for the WA-PI on the basis of their total scores from CAT 2013,
However, selection at the final stage (Stage 2) for the candidates short-listed at this stage and all other short-listed candidates will strictly be based only on ranks on the Aggregate Score (based on CAT/GMAT, Academic Rating (AR) and (WA-PI Scores) within each category.
Application Rating: The application rating looks at the applicants’ academic performance (marks obtained) in 10th Standard Examination, 12th Standard Examination and Bachelor’s Degree Examination.
Percent score in Bachelor’s Degree (C)
> 55 and <= 60
> 60 and <= 65
> 65 and <= 70
> 70 and <= 80
For those candidates having cleared CA/ICWAI/CS without having Bachelor’s Degree, their average of inter and final level marks will be treated as Bachelor’s degree marks.
Application Rating Score:
Maximum Score for AR = 45
Maximum CAT score = 450
Composite Score= (Obtained CAT score /450) * 0.7 + (AR/45)*0.3
Application through GMAT
For candidates eligible to be considered using the GMAT, the following equivalent CAT scores for the GMAT scores will be applied:
Equivalent CAT Score
The composite score will be calculated based on the equivalent CAT score and Application Rating as described above.
The composite scores described above will be used for short listing candidates for the subsequent stage
In stage 2, after the completion of written analysis and personal interviews (WA-PIs) of all candidates short-listed in the stage 1, candidates for admission to the 2014-16 batch of the PGP at IIM Ahmedabad are selected from among the candidates who have attended the WA-PI.
70% weightage is given to WA-PI score and 30% weightage is given to the Composite Score at the final stage of selection to arrive at the Aggregate Score. Selection at this stage will strictly be based on ranks on the Aggregate Score (based on CAT/GMAT, Academic Rating (AR) and WA-PI Scores).
The WA-PI Score is based on the following: performance in the written analysis, personal interview, verifiable awards and recognitions, academic performance, exceptional achievements, extra-curricular activities, post-degree work experience, post-graduation education etc.
As per Government of India requirement, 27% of the seats are reserved for NC-OBC, 15% for SC and 7.5% for ST candidates. 3% seats are reserved for Differently Abled (DA) candidates. The three categories of disability are: a) low-vision/blindness, b) hearing impairment, and c) locomotors disability cerebral palsy.
The candidates belonging to categories for which seats are reserved need to note and read carefully the eligibility requirements before applying. It should be noted that while it is endeavour of IIMs that the candidates belonging to NC-OBC/SC/ST/DA categories join the programme in proportions mandated by the law, they have to meet the eligibility criteria and a certain minimum level of performance in CAT and WA-PI.
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