IIM LUCKNOW Admission Criteria 2014

IIM Lucknow Admission Criteria 2014

Admission/Selection Process

Stage 1: Generation of merit list for GDPI for PGP and PGP-ABM programme, meeting the (Government of India) norms on reservation.
Stage 1a: The following cutoffs shown in Table 1 will be used for selecting the eligible candidates.


Table 1: Minimum CAT-2013 Percentile


Category

PGP

PGP-ABM

Sec.1 (QA+ DI) (%)

Sec.2 (VA +LR) (%)

Total (%)

Sec.1 (QA+ DI) (%)

Sec.2 (VA +LR) (%)

Total (%)

General

85

85

90

80

80

85

NC-OBC

75

75

80

70

70

75

SC

55

55

75

50

50

70

ST

50

50

70

45

45

65

PWD

55

55

75

50

50

70

QA=Quantitative Ability; DI=Data Interpretation; VA=Verbal Ability; LR=Logical Reasoning
Stage 1b: Merit list will be generated for calling candidates for GDPI using the weights mentioned in Table 2, for PGP and PGP-ABM programme.

Table 2: Weights assigned to various components for generating Merit List


Si No

Components

Weights
(PGP)

Weights
(PGP‑
ABM)

Method of scoring

1

CAT score (CS)

38

38

CS = (Candidates CAT score/Highest CATscore of 2013 )*38

2

Class- X marks (XM)

1

1

Candidate’s Class X Percentile in respective Board

XM

95.01-100

1.0

90.01-95

0.75

85.01-90

0.50

80.01-85

0.25

<=80

0

3

Class — XII marks (12M)

1

1

Candidate’s Class XII Percentile in respective Board

12M

95.01-100

1.0

90.01-95

0.75

85.01-90

0.50

80.01-85

0.25

<=80

0

4

Graduation marks(GM)

3

3

To be normalized as per Academic Discp., (i) Engineering; (ii) Science; (iii) Commerce; (iv) Arts; (v) Others, using the formula below;
GM = ((((Candidate’s Grad score % Score – µ)/σ)*(50/3))+50)*(3/100)
Marks will be amended to take values between 0 and 3. ( µ=Mean and σ= standard deviation of each academic discp. to be used)

5

Work Experience(WE)

2

0

IF (Prog.= PGP)
WE = (x)*0.1, Where x>6; Maximum (WE) = 2
x = number of months of work experience as on 31August 2013.
ELSE (Prog. =PGP-ABM)
WE =0;
(Indicate only paid and full-time work experience, acquired after completing the Bachelor’s Degree. Apprenticeship, Articleship, Internship etc., which form an integral part of a course of study, should not be treated as work experience)

6a

Diversity Factor : Academic Discipline (DFa)

3

5

IF (Prog. = PGP and Academic disciplines listed in Table 3, col 1)
DFa =3;
ELSE IF (Prog. = PGP-ABM and Academic disciplines listed in Table 3, col2)
DFa =5;
ELSE
DFa=0;

6b

Diversity Factor: Gender (DFb)

2

2

IF (Prog. = PGP/PGP-ABM and Gender = Female)
DFb=2;
ELSE
DFb=0;

Shortlist Total (A)

50

50

Table 3: Academic disciplines eligible for diversity factor marks for PGP/PGP-ABM


S.No

Academic Discipline for PGP Programme (PGP) , Col 1

Academic Discipline for PGP-ABM Programe (PGP-ABM), Col 2

1

Arts/Humanities: Archaeology, Education, Fine Arts (Dance, Music, Painting), Geography, History, Journalism, Languages, Library Science, Literature, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Work/Welfare, Sociology, etc.

Agriculture:
Agronomy,Soil Science, Agriculture, Biochemistry, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Entomology, Plant Pathology etc.

2

Commerce/Economics: Accountancy, Auditing, Banking, Business Mathematics, Business Organisation, Economics, Economic Development and Planning, Public Administration, Public Finance, Secretarial Practices etc.

Agricultural Engineering

3

Chartered Accountancy

Animal Husbandry

4

Cost and Works Accountancy

Dairy Science/Technology

5

Company Secretaryship

Forestry

6

Education (including Physical Education and Sports)

Food Technology

7

Law

Horticulture

8

Medicine/Dentistry

Rural Studies/Rural Sociology/Rural Cooperatives/Rural Banking

9

Pharmacology/Pharmacy

Science: Biology, Biochemistry, Bio-technology(includes Biotechnology Engineering), Botany, Life Science, Zoology

10

Veterinary Science

Stage 2: Evaluation of candidates in GDPI for PGP/PGP-ABM programme

The following weights will be assigned to the various components during GDPI as shown in Table 4
Table 4: Weights given to GD PI components


S .No.

Components

Weights

1

Written Ability Test (WAT)

10

2

Group Discussion (GD)

10

3

Personal Interview (PI)

30

GDPI Total (B)

50

The minimum requirement for getting a pass in Personal Interviews is 9 out of 30 marks.

Stage 3: Generation of final admission offer list to PGP/PGP-ABM programme

Grand Total (C) = Shortlist Total (A) + GDPI Total (B). The Grand Total (C) will be used to rank the candidates according to their merit.