IIM INDORE Admission Criteria 2014

IIM Indore Admission Criteria 2014

Admission/Selection Process

IIM Indore will adopt two stages for the process of shortlisting for Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). The details are given below:

Stage 1: Initial Screening

Those candidates who apply for two-year PGP at IIM Indore and satisfying the following sectional minimum percentile and overall percentile scores in CAT 2013 (given in table 1) will be considered for further shortlisting process. This is the first step of shortlisting meant to arrive at a consideration pool.
Table 1: CAT 2013 Sectional and Overall Percentile Cutoffs


Category

Section 1

Section 2

Overall

General

85.00

85.00

90.00

NC-OBC

75.00

75.00

80.00

SC, ST, PWD

50.00

50.00

55.00

Stage 2: Final Short list for WAT and PI

The candidates satisfying the minimum eligibility criteria mentioned in Table 1 will be considered for further shortlisting for WAT and PI. A merit list of candidates will be prepared, category-wise, based on the academic performance which includes performances in SSC (Class X), HSC (Class XII) and BD (Bachelors Degree). Composite Score (CS) will be calculated for each candidate which will be the sum of the weighted academic performances as mentioned in Table 2.

Table 2: Weightages used for calculating CS


Academic Performance

Weightages

10th Standard / SSC

35%

12th Standard / HSC

35%

Bachelors’ Degree (BD)

30%

Composite Score (100%) = SSC (35%) + HSC (35%) + Bachelor’s Degree (30%).

Note: A normalization scheme will be used to normalize the academic scores across Boards, Universities and Institutions prevalent.
As per the recommendations of admissions committee, category-wise number of candidates to be shortlisted for WAT and PI will be in 1:10 ratio as given in Table 3.

Table 3 : Category-wise intake versus shortlisted


Category

Planned Intake

To be Shortlisted

General

213

2130

NCOBC

122

1220

SC

68

680

ST

34

340

PWD/DA

14

140

TOTAL

451

4510

Note: In the case wherein the number of candidates available itself is less than the proposed ten times to intake then all the candidates who are satisfying the minimum CAT percentiles (as given in Table 1) will be short listed for WAT and PI. Candidates short-listed for written ability test and/or interview will be intimated by the end of January 2013. Individual regret letters will not be sent to applicants who are not called for written ability test and interview. IIM Indore conducts admission interviews in Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Indore, Kolkata, Mumbai, and New Delhi only.

Final Selection:

A merit list of candidates who have attended WAT and PI will be prepared based on the following criteria and admission offers will be made considering reservation norms. Final Composite Score (FCS) will be calculated for each candidate which will be the sum of the weighted performances in academics, personal interview and written ability test as mentioned in Table 4.

Table 4: Weightages used for calculating FCS


Academic Performance

Weightages

10th Standard / SSC

17%

12th Standard / HSC

17%

Bachelors’ Degree (BD)

16%

Personal Interview (PI)

35%

Written Ability Test (WAT)

15%

Final Composite Score (FCS): SSC (17%) + HSC (17%) + BD (16%) + PI (35%) + WAT (15%)