IIM Sambalpur Selection Criteria for PGP Admission 2018 – This document describes the shortlisting and selection criteria for the 4th PGP batch (2018-20) at IIM Sambalpur (The approximate batch size is 120). Shortlisting of candidates for the Common process for Personal Appearance(PA) which is composed of Written Analysis and Personal Interview will be done on the basis of CAT examination score. 11 IIMs have decided to adopt a common process for PA which is conducted by IIM Rohtak this year. Candidates who are interested and want to get admitted to IIM Sambalpur are advised to check the complete information of IIM Sambalpur Selection Criteria for PGP Admission 2018-2020 like admission process etc through this page below.

Latest: Shortlist/Waitlist of IIM Sambalpur PGP 2018-20 is available now, candidates can check from the link provided below.

IIM Sambalpur Selection Criteria for PGP Admission 2018 – 20

This year 11 IIMs viz., Amritsar, Bodhgaya, Jammu, Kashipur, Raipur, Ranchi, Rohtak, Sambalpur, Sirmaur, Trichy and Udaipur together agreed to conduct a common PA which is coordinating by IIM Rohtak for PGP Admission 2018-20

Admission Process for PGP 2018 – 20

The following cut-offs shown in Table below will be used for selecting eligible candidates for all subsequent stages.

CAT 2017 Sectional and Overall Percentiles Cut-off

Category Section – 1 (QA) Percentile Section -2 (DILR) Percentile Section -3 (VRC) Percentile Overall Percentile
General 80 80 80 90
NC-OBC 60 60 60 78
SC 50 50 50 60
ST 30 30 30 40
PWD/DA 30 30 30 40

Unlike Common Admission Process (CAP) 2017, wherein WAT and PI scores were taken from
older llMs, for the common candidates in preparing the merit list, for CAP 2018, the
performance of the candidates in WAT and PI in CAP 2018 would only be considered for
preparing the merit list. In other words.

All candidates meeting the requirements and applied for admission to IIM Sambalpur are eligible for consideration for shortlisting for PA process. The shortlisting is done by IIM Rohtak for the common pool of 11 IIMs.

Criteria for Preparing the Merit List

  • CAT 2017 Score: 55%
  • Personal Appearance (WAT & Pl): 20%
  • Profile: 25%

Candidates who do not obtain certain minimum scores in the PA process would not be
considered for the merit list. The minimum scores would be decided byIIM Sambalpur at its

  • Profile: The following will be the breakup of the 2596 component for Profile.
  • Academic Profile: 5%
  • Work experience: 10%
  • Diversity: 10%

For Academic Profile following be the weight

  • 10th Standard: 1%
  • 12th Standard: 1%
  • Under Graduation: 3%

Work Experience

Months* 6 or Less 7-12 13-24 25-36 37-48 49-60 60 or More
Score 0 4 6 10 5 5 0


Gender Score
Male 0
Female 5


Category % Reservation
SC 15
ST 7.5
OBC – NCL 27

Offer Acceptance Fee and withdrawal

A candidate receiving admission offer from IIM Sambalpur and accepting the offer within the
stipulated date needs to send along with Offer Acceptance an Offer Acceptance Amount of
Rs.50,000/-. If a candidate subsequently wishes to withdraw the offer within the withdrawal
date specified in the Offer Letter, Offer Acceptance Amount will be refunded after deducting
Rs. 1,000 as processing charges. If a candidate applies for withdrawal after the date specified in
the Offer Acceptance, no refund will be admissible. if a candidate registers for the program,
his/her Offer Acceptance Amount will be adjusted against Term l Fee. in the event of
withdrawal from the Program after registration, No refund of offer acceptance amount of term fee will be made.

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