IIM Lucknow announces WAT-PI shortlist 2017

IIM Lucknow announces WAT-PI shortlist 2017IIM Lucknow has declared the WAT and PI shortlist for its Post Graduate Programmes (PGP) 2017-19 batch. The shortlist has been announced for PGP in Management (PGPM), PGP- Agribusiness Management (ABM), and for PGP- Sustainable Management (SM) programmes. CAT 2016 takers who have secured percentile as per the IIM Lucknow CAT cutoff can check their shortlist status.

According to the IIM Lucknow admission criteria 2017, candidates are first shortlisted on the basis of the CAT cut-off percentiles, sectional as well as overall scores. After this, a Composite Score for WAT-PI rounds is calculated. The components of the Composite Score includes CAT 2016 performance, past academic records (Class X and XII scores) and Gender Diversity Factor.

For the shortlisted candidates, the second round of selection procedure at the B-School includes Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interviews (PI).

IIM Lucknow PGP/PGP-ABM/PGP-SM 2017-19 Shortlist Status

The steps to check your shortlist status for IIM Lucknow are given below,

  • Visit the IIM Lucknow website (or check the box given below)

  • Enter your CAT Registration Number

  • Enter E-mail id

  • Click on Submit

Check shortlist status from the window given below



IIM Lucknow Final Selection Criteria

After the WAT-PI rounds, the final score of a candidate for selection in PGP, PGP-ABM and PGP-SM programme for the batch 2017-19 will be calculated on the basis of assigned weights as given in the table:


IIM Lucknow Selection Criteria



CAT 2016 Score


Personal Interview (PI)


Written Ability Test (WAT)


Academic Performance (12M + GM)


Work Experience


Diversity Factor




The minimum requirement for getting pass in Personal Interview (PI) is 12 out of 40 marks. Candidates who do not pass in Personal Interviews(PI) will not be included in the final merit list.

Final discretion on the academic category that an academic program will be classified into rests with the IIM Lucknow Admissions Committee.


IIM Jammu Shortlist Criteria: The institute wioll not conduct any personal interviews (PI) rounds for the selection to the Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) this year. All students who have opted for IIM Jammu during the registration process of CAT 2016 will be considered for preparing the merit list for final selection. There is no need to apply to the institute separately. The merit list is expected to be released in the last week of May’ 2017. 


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