IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria 2019 – IIM Calcutta offers many postgraduate programmes to the aspiring candidates. Thus, to take the admission, the institute defines unique selection criteria for each course. Generally, it is the entrance exam, personal interview, and the final selection. Candidates looking for admission in Post Graduate Diploma in Management must appear for CAT 2018, and then on the basis of the scores, you must appear for WAT-PI round. For the final selection, the IIM Calcutta gives different weightage to academics, work experience, gender diversity etc. For the comprehensive IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria 2019, read the complete article below.
IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria 2019
The admission in the PGDM or PGP programme takes place in three stages. So, in order to appear for the next stage, you have to clear the minimum qualifying marks in different parameters.
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Shortlisting for Personal Interview Round
In order to select the students for the personal interview, the CAT 2018 scores will be considered for shortlisting.
Stage 1 – CAT Minimum Scores
Candidates must have the following minimum marks in the exam in order to consider for the PI round. Actual cut off is usually higher than the benchmark given below.
|Category||Quantitative Ability||Data Interpretation &Logical Reasoning||Verbal Ability||Total Percentile|
|OPEN||≥ 80||≥ 80||≥ 80||≥ 90|
|NC-OBC||≥ 75||≥ 75||≥ 75||≥ 85|
|SC||≥ 65||≥ 65||≥ 65||≥ 70|
|ST||≥ 60||≥ 60||≥ 60||≥ 70|
|PWD||≥ 60||≥ 60||≥ 60||≥ 70|
Stage 2 – Academic Performance
The institute also considers the marks of 10th & 12th standard. Moreover, there is no weightage for the graduation marks.
|Class 10th Marks in %age||Points||Class 12th Marks in %age||Points|
|≥ 75 and < 80||8||≥ 75 and < 80||8|
|≥ 70 and < 75||6||≥ 70 and < 75||6|
|≥ 65 and < 70||4||≥ 65 and < 70||4|
|≥ 60 and < 65||2||≥ 60 and < 65||2|
|< 60||0||< 60||0|
Stage 3 – Final Making of shortlist
So, before final calling the students for the PI round, the weighafe for different parameters is as follows.
|Parameters||Weightage||Method of Calculation|
|CAT 2018 Overall Score||28||(Candidates score/ Total CAT Score) x 28|
|Class X marks||10||As given in table above|
|Class XII marks||10||As given in table above|
|Gender Diversity Factor||2||2 points to promote gender diversity|
Final Merit List
Candidates who will qualify and clear the final minimum cut off will able to see the name on the shortlist. Such candidates have to appear for GDPI at the specific locations. After the completion of this process, the final merit list will be prepared according to the weightage given below.
|CAT 2018 Score||15|
|Personal Interview (PI)||24|
|Written Ability Test (WAT)||5|
|Point awarded for Academic Diversity at Bachelor’s degree level (Academic Diversity Factor for Bachelor’s degree (ADFB)):
Candidates with any of the following bachelor’s degree in the list X below are eligible for ADFB:
|If (Bachelor’s degree is from the list X)
Work Experience Scores
For this, only managerial work experience will be considered as on January 31, 2019.
|6 to 12||2|
|13 to 24||3|
|25 to 36||4|
|37 to 48||3|
Admission Criteria for Other Courses by IIM Calcutta
Candidates interested in other programmes must check the complete criteria from the official website at www.iimcal.ac.in.