IIM Ranchi Admission Criteria 2014

IIM Ranchi Admission Criteria 2014

Admission/Selection Process

PGDM Admission 2014-16

Admission to IIM Ranchi will be based on the performance of candidates in the CAT, Personal Interview & Written Ability Test (PI & WAT) and also based on their profile. The PI & WAT process will be common to all the six new IIMs, namely, Ranchi, Rohtak, Raipur, Tiruchirappalli, Udaipur and Kashipur. The cut-off CAT percentiles, weightage for different components and the profile scoring method are given below.


I. Initial Shortlisting for WAT / PI Process

An initial shortlist shall be prepared of candidates who would be eligible for WAT / PI process for admission to the PGDM Admission 2014 -16 batch of IIM Ranchi. This list would be purely based on CAT performance and is expected to be announced around mid-January.

The cut-off percentile CAT scores for consideration for admission to IIM Ranchi is given in Table 1 below.

Table 1


Category

Section 1

Section 2

Overall

General

70

70

90

SC

60

60

75

ST

50

50

65

NC-OBC

63

63

81

PWD

55

55

70

It must be noted that every eligible candidate as per Table 1, may or may not find a place in the short-list. The above cut-off percentile figures are just indicative and actual CAT percentile cut-offs are expected to be close to the cut-off for previous years. The shortlisted candidates of all the six new IIMs will be merged to make a combined short-list for further processing.

PGDM Admission 2014 -16
The criteria given in Table 1 will be used to rank the students in different categories (General, NC-OBC, SC, ST and PWD) and for shortlisting of candidates based on ranking within categories for further processing.

II. PI & WAT Process:

Personal interviews and written ability test are planned to be conducted at five different centres namely Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Bangalore. The exact dates for PI & WAT will be communicated to shortlisted candidates in due course of time. PGDM Admission 2014 -16

The common PI & WAT for the six new IIMs will be coordinated by IIM Tiruchirappalli.

III. Final PGDM Admission 2014 -16

After the PI & WAT process is over, admission offers would be announced on the basis of a merit list. This consolidated merit list (CML) would be compiled on the basis of following components and their corresponding weights:

Table 2


Component

Weightage

CAT Score

30%

PI Score

30%

WAT Score

20%

Profile

20%

The details of the above mentioned components are mentioned as below:
(a) CAT Percentile

30 percent weightage is assigned to the CAT score of the candidates who are eligible for PI & WAT.

(b) PI & WAT Score
PI & WAT scores of the eligible candidates of the six new IIMs will be directly collected from IIM Calcutta, IIM Lucknow, IIM Bangalore and IIM Kozhikode. Only the rest of the candidates need to appear for the Common Personal interview and Written Ability Test of the six new IIMs.

(c) Profile
The profile scoring methodology for IIM Ranchi is given below.

Table 3


Profile

Out of 20 Marks

Academic Profile

8

Work Experience

5

Academic Diversity

2

Gender Diversity

5

Academic Profile (8 Marks)

Evaluation based on academic background in school and high school / junior college.

Table 4

85 % and above

80–85 %

75-80%

70-75%

Less than 70%

SSC

4

3

2

1

0

HSC

4

3

2

1

0

Work Experience (5 Marks):

Table 5


Duration of Work Experience

Maximum Marks

Less than 6 Months

0

6 to 11 Months

1

12 to 17 months

2

18 to 23 months

3

24 to 29 months

4

30 to 35 months

5

Greater than or equal to 36 months

2

Academic Diversity (2 Marks):

Table 6


Diversity at Bachelor’s degree level

Marks

If bachelor’s degree is a Non-Engineering bachelor’s degree

2

Else

0

Gender Diversity (5 marks)

5 marks will be awarded to female candidates only.