IIM Shortlisting for PGP Batch (2020-22)
IIM Shortlisting for PGP Batch (2020-22) - For the Postgraduate Programme in Management (PGP) batch 2020-22, many IIMs have started their shortlisting procedure. Soon after the declaration of CAT 2019 result, the cutoff was released by IIMs. Candidates who are planning to grab a seat in one of the IIMs can check the shortlist status on the official website of the particular IIM in which they wish to apply. Login can be done simply by using their CAT 2019 registration ID and email ID. A basic online application form is to be filled by candidates in order to participate in the further rounds. The shortlist of IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Kozhikode was released on January 6, whereas IIM Lucknow and IIM Calcutta released their shortlist on January 8. After them, IIM Bangalore and IIM Indore began their shortlisting procedure.
What is IIM Shortlisting?
Admission in Indian Institute of Management is done through a series of stages. After the result, each IIM releases a list having CAT cutoffs. Shortlisting procedure of other IIMs apart from those mentioned above will be updated for the next round of selection and will be made available on the website of the respective IIMs anytime soon. Along with CAT 2019 scores, IIMs also consider scores of Written Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interviews (PI). All IIMs will additionally use various components like the previous academic record of the candidates, any relevant work experience, academic diversity, gender diversity and other alike factors while shortlisting at various stages of the admission process for PGP Batch of 2020-22. Seat intake and fee structure of all IIM will vary accordingly.
Release Date of IIMs Shortlist
Date of Shortlist
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Selection Procedure and Shortlisting of IIMs
Candidates who have appeared for CAT 2019 will be able to take part in the IIMs shortlisting and selection procedure. All IIMs follow almost the same procedure to provide admission to candidates which is given below-
Step 1- Selection on the basis of CAT 2019 scores
All IIMs except few have released the admission brochure for the batch of 2020-22. Candidates who gave CAT 2019 can easily check the brochure to know their chances of selection. On the basis of CAT 2019 scores, candidates are selected by IIMs. Some IIMs may send individual letter while for some IIMs, candidates have to check by themselves.
Step 2- Shortlisting of candidates on the basis of WAT/GD/PI rounds
Selected candidates are required to appear for Written Aptitude Test/Group Discussion/Personal Interview rounds as a part of IIMs admission criteria. Weightage of each round will vary for all IIMs.
Step 3- Calculation of Composite Score
On the basis of weightage scores by candidates, IIMs will provide composite score. CAT percentile, WAT/PI, work experience, academic profile, gender diversity etc., are included in a composite score of IIMs.
Step 4- Preparation of Merit List
Final merit list will be prepared in which the names of selected candidates will be there. Selected candidates will be required to pay security deposit in order to book their seat.
IIMs Basic Personal Interview Questions
A Personal Interview round in IIMs is considered to be the toughest as per the toppers of CAT. Confidence and subject knowledge of the candidate is checked by the interviewer. Candidates who will be shortlisted must prepare themselves in advance. Predicting the complete Personal Interview round may be difficult, but at least candidates can check the most common interview questions which they can expect.
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Questions related to CAT
If I get 574 marks neet ug 2020 from obc cat then what chances for getting govt college in rajasthan
As you have not mentioned your home state so considering it as Rajasthan according to your profile.
See it is little bit difficult to predict exactly whether you will get seat in any government medical college or not because different colleges have different cut-offs for State quota and All India Quota. Also, cut-offs are bound to change every year depending upon various factors such as the number of candidates appearing in an examination, the number of candidates qualifying an examination, difficulty level of the paper, and so on.
But if we go through previous years NEET cut-off trends in Rajasthan then there are good chances for you to get seat in some of the GMCs, the reason being is last year the lowest cut-off marks was 564 for Government Medical College, Barmer for Management quota seat under Home State quota for OBC category.
You can check the previous years cut-offs through the link given below :-
To have a list of all those colleges which you can get based upon your marks, category, and state you can use NEET College Predictor:-
I hope this information helps you.
I have scored 90.2% in 10 and scored 95.6% in class 12 with (commerce+maths) and currently I will be joining the University of Delhi for B.com.(Hons), I want to enrich my profile to make it CAT interview ready. please suggest some tips and activities which I should follow during this 3 year?
Hope you're doing well.
Your academics are quite strong. MBA colleges such as IIMs, FMS, etc , they look for people who have a good academic record, CAT percentile of more that 95, mostly. And, if you have a good hold of communication skills(professional), you'll surely be preffered.
Apart from CAT preparation, During your Bcom, just focus on your studies and try to keep your CGPA decent and good. Try to engage in extra curricular activities. Work on developing your skills. And, if you have working experience, more preference would be given to you. So, you should do a few internships and if possible get some job experience after completing Bcom. You should follow books like RS agarwal and arun sharma for a good hold of quantitative aptitude, logical reasoning, data interpretation, verbal and nonverbal reasoning.
All the best.
i got 48 rank in ews cat in bhu msc zoology do i have any chance of getting admission in bhu or its affiliated colleges..? please reply asap
As per your rank in EWS CAT in Banaras Hindu University, you are eligible to get admission in main campus. Also you are more preferable to get admission in affiliated colleges of Banaras Hindu University which offer Msc Zoology. Visit the official website for regular updates regarding counselling and other admission process.
I got 472 marks in neet 2020. i belong to BC-b cat . can i get mbbs seat in andhra pradesh under female quota? please suggest me the colleges in which there are chances to get seat
As per the NEET Marks you have secured & your Estimate RANK is 2409, As per marks specified by you and based on the community BC-B Women there is a chance to get MBBS seat in following colleges as per the last year admissions
1. Govt. Medical College Govt. General Hospital Road, Anantapur,
2. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences Putlampalli, Cuddapah District,
3. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences Srikakulam, Srikakulam District,
4. G.S.L.General Hospital & Medical College NH-5, Laxmipuram, Rajahmundry-533294, East Godavari District,
5. Katuri Medical College Katuri Nagar, Chinakondrupadu, Guntur-522019, Guntur District.
As per the last year admissions with last rank admitted in various colleges,
For more details on NEET Cutoff, Fee, Colleges Information on NEET Predictor please refer below mentioned link :
how much time is required to prepare for CAT exams. Is Four months enough? would be completing BTech by 2021 July.
The preparation time totally depends upon your background knowledge and the source and method you are following. It really depends from people to people and 4 months is also good, if you have enough knowledge for preparing according.
In this 4 months you can solve sample paper and solve last years paper.
For more information ,go through the given link below:-