IIM Kozhikode PGP Admission Criteria 2014-16
Institute: Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode
IIM Kozhikode has announced the admission criteria for the academic year 2014-16 of the Post Graduate Programme. The admission will take place through CAT 2013 scores, Group Discussion (GD) or Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) and the candidate profile.
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The first step of admission is to shortlist the candidates based on the CAT 2013 scores and past academic record. The following table will give you the CAT 2013 cut off.
CAT Score Percentile
ST and PWD
IIM Kozhikode mentions that from all the eligible students who register with IIM Kozhikode, a short-list of students will be prepared based on Aggregate Index Score. This score is based on performance in CAT 2013, Bachelors degree and other traits relevant for management education. The Aggregate Index Score calculation details are given below.
a. Graduation Index Score:
i. For those who completed their Bachelor’s degree the percentage marks reported in their marks/grade sheet will be considered.
ii. Percentage marks for incomplete Bachelor’s degree applicants are based on their available marks.
iii. For those students having cleared CA/ICWAI/CS without having Bachelor’s degree, their average of intermediate and final level marks will be treated as Bachelor’s degree marks.
iv. For bachelor’s degree, the percentage of marks awarded by Institute/University will be treated as final. If the Institute/University does not award the percentage of marks, it will be calculated on the basis of the marks obtained in all subjects listed in the mark sheet.
v. If the percentage of marks awarded by Institute/University does not take into account marks obtained in all the subjects as mentioned in the marksheet(s) for all the years, the students must produce a certificate from the Principal/Head of the Department/Registrar/Director of the university/institution certifying details of the practice at the time of the GD/WAT-PI, if short-listed for the same.
vi. If any Board/Institute/University awards only letter grades without providing an equivalent percentage of marks on the grade sheet, the candidate should obtain a certificate from the Board/Institute/University specifying the equivalent marks. The original equivalence certificate needs to be submitted at the time of GD/WAT-PI, if short-listed for the same. Obtaining the equivalence certificate is the responsibility of students.
vii. For students having a 5-year integrated Master's degree, percentage of marks obtained in the first 3 years will be considered as bachelor’s degree.
b. CAT Index Score: Performance in CAT is an important input in the admission process. Students should note that it is important to perform well in each section of the test. Scaled Scores from both the sections (with equal weightages) of CAT 2013 will go in to computation of CAT Index Score. CAT Index Score will carry a weight of 76%.
c. To ensure diversity, marks will be awarded for diversity (gender (5%) or academic discipline (2%)) related factors. A student is entitled to diversity marks from only one factor, whichever is higher. The non-engineering disciplines are applicable for academic diversity factor.
d. Previous work/professional experience will carry a weight of 5% depending on the length of service as on January 31, 2014. Only managerial work experience after graduation will be considered. Training/Project work/work completed as an integral part of curricular requirement will not be considered.
Final Selection Process at IIM Kozhikode
The shortlisted candidates will have to appear for Group Discussion/Written Ability Test and Personal Interview rounds. The final selection will take place on the basis of the following factors:
Quality Work Experience
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