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IIM Kashipur Selection Criteria for Admission 2015-2017IIM Kashipur Selection Criteria for Admission 2017-2019 – IIM Kashipur has announced the admission policy and selection criteria 2017. Like other IIMs, Kashipur too will select students based on a rigorous admission procedure. The first step towards getting admission in the premier B School is to appear and score high in the CAT 2016 exam. Based on a minimum CAT cut-off defined by the institute, candidates will be shortlisted for the next stage. A written ability test and personal interview will be conducted for the shortlisted students. Merit list will then be generated based on various components of the IIM Kashipur Selection Criteria for Admission 2017-2019. Candidates who appear in CAT and apply for IIM Kashipur 2017 admission can know the process explained here.

Admission Policy for Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) Academic Year 2017-19

This document elaborates the admission criteria that have been developed at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kashipur for identifying the right candidates for admission to its Post Graduate Programme (PGP) in Management.

The process that is being adopted for selecting the students for PGP at IIM Kashipur for the academic year 2017-18 involves two stages:

  1. Stage 1 applies to all eligible candidates who have appeared for Common Admission Test (CAT – 2016) and have applied for admission to IIM Kashipur.
  2. Stage 2 applies to shortlisted candidates from Stage 1.

Sufficient numbers of candidates belonging to different categories are shortlisted in Stage 1 for meeting the Government of India norms on reservation.

Stage 1: Shortlisting of candidates for Written Ability Test and Personal Interview (WAT and PI).

Minimum Cut-offs to be used for selecting eligible candidates for WAT and PI

Table 1: Minimum CAT-2016 Percentile

IIM Kashipur Admission Committee will decide the number of candidates who would be called for WAT & PI process on the basis of criteria prepared for each category. However, if the actual number of short-listed candidates were found to be less (more) than the required number of candidates to be called for WAT & PI category-wise, then the overall as well as section-wise minimum score would be reduced (increased) to get the desired number of candidates.

The 9 IIMs (IIM Amritsar, IIM Bodhgaya, IIM Kashipur, IIM Raipur, IIM Ranchi, IIM Rohtak, IIM Sambalpur, IIM Trichy and IIM Udaipur) have decided to adopt a common process of WAT&PI to be coordinated this year by IIM Rohtak. In case, any of the older IIMs (Bangalore, Calcutta, Indore,Kozhikode, and Lucknow) are willing to share their WAT & PI score with the 9 IIMs, the common candidates who have applied to new IIMs, need not to appear for WA T& PI process separately. The common candidates will be intimated the names of older IIMs sharing WAT & PI scores with new IIMs.

Stage 2: Generation of Merit List

Stage 2a: WAT and PI

The following weights will be assigned to the WAT and PI as shown in Table 2a.

Table 2a : WAT & PI Weights

Components Weights
Written Ability Test (WAT) 10
Personal Interview (PI) 30
WAT & PI Total (2a) 40

Stage 2b : Now scores will be assigned to various components to generate a final score for merit list. IIM Kashipur Selection Criteria 2017 shall take into consideration the following components.

  1. CAT Score (CS),
  2. Class- X Marks (XM),
  3. Class –XII Marks (12M),
  4. Graduation Marks (GM),
  5. Post-Graduation (PG),
  6. Work Experience (WE),
  7. Diversity Factor:
    1. Academics Discipline (DFa)
    2. Diversity Factor : Gender (DFb)

The following weights will be assigned to various components for generating merit list.

S.No. Component Weight (PGP) Method of scoring
1 CAT Score (CS) 42 CS = (Candidate’s CAT Score/Highest CAT Score)*42
2 Class- X Marks (XM) 1 Explained below
3 Class –XII Marks (12M) 1 Explained below
4 Graduation Marks(GM) 3 Explained below
5 Post-Graduation (PG) 1 Explained below
6 Work Experience (WE) 3 Explained below
7a Diversity Factor:Academics Discipline (DFa) 4 Explained below
7b Diversity Factor: Gender (DFb) 5 Explained below
Shortlist Total (2b) 60

Method of scoring is explained below for each component.

Class- X Marks (XM)

Class –XII Marks(12M)

Graduation Marks(GM)

Graduation Marks (in percentage)  Weight (x)
 60- 65  1
 Above 65- 70  1.5
 Above 70- 75  2
 Above 75- 80  2.5
 Above 80  3

Post-Graduation (PG)

IF (Highest Qualification = Post Graduation )

Work Experience (WE)

IF (Prog=PGP), WE = x

Work Experience (in months)  Corresponding Weight
 No Experience  0
 More than 0 months – 12 months  1
 Greater than 12 months – 24 months  2
 Greater than 24 months – 36 months & above  3

Where number of months of work experience as on 31st August 2017, indicate only paid and full-time work experience, acquired after completing the Bachelor’s Degree. (Apprenticeship, Article ship, Internship, etc., which form an integral part of a course study, should not be treated as work experience).

Diversity Factor: Academics Discipline (DFa)

IF (Prog = PGP and Academic discipline listed in Table 2c) DFa = 4;
ELSE DFa = 0 ;

Diversity Factor: Gender (DFb)

IF (Prog. = PGP and Gender = Female) DFb = 5;
ELSE DFb = 0;

Academic Discipline for PGP Programme (PGP)

Table 2c: Academic disciplines eligible for diversity factor marks for PGP

  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.
  2. Commerce/Economics: Accountancy, Auditing, Banking, Business Mathematics, Business Organization, Economics, Economic Development and Planning, Public Administration, Public Finance, Secretarial Practices etc.
  3. Charted Accountancy
  4. Costs and Works Accountancy
  5. Company Secretaryship
  6. Education (including Physical Education and Sports)
  7. Law
  8. Medicine/Dentistry
  9. Pharmacology/Pharmacy
  10. Management (BBA).

Stage 3: Generation of Final Admission offer List

Grand Total (C) = WAT &PI Total (2a) + Shortlist Total (2b).

The Grand Total (C) will be used to rank students according to their merit.

Reservation Policy

IIM Kashipur will follow the Government of India policy on reservations for Schedule Caste (SC), Schedule Tribes (ST), Non-Creamy Other Backward Class (NC-OBC) and PWD (Person with Disability).

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