IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria

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.

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 int he 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
≥80 10 ≥80 10
≥ 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
Total 50

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.

Parameter Score
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:
List X: BA, BA(H), B.Sc, B.Sc.(H), BS, B.Com, B.Com(H), BCA, BBA, B.Pharma, LL.B, MBBS, BDS or any other Non-Engineering subject areas at the Bachelor’s level not mentioned above.

If (Bachelor’s degree is from the list X)

ADFB=2;

else

ADFB=0

Work Experience 4
Total 50

Work Experience Scores

For this, only managerial work experience will be considered as on January 31, 2019.

Work Experience Points
< 6 0
6 to 12 2
13 to 24 3
25 to 36 4
37 to 48 3
>48 2

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.

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