IIM 2019 Cutoff

24 Jul, 2018

IIM 2019 Cutoff – The cutoff is the minimum marks or percentage a candidate requires in order qualifying for the next round of selection procedure. For the next round of selection procedure, only those candidates will be shortlisted who will qualify CAT 2018 entrance exam and meet the cutoff criteria of the participating institutes i.e. IIMs. The exam will be conducted by IIM Calcutta in the month of November and the result will be announced in the month of January 2019; hence, CAT 2018 will be conducted to screen the candidates for academic session of 2019-21 in IIMs. The most awaited time for a candidate will be over, with the release of the IIM 2019 cutoff. With the announcement of the result, the cutoff will be declared by each participating institute. The IIM 2019 cutoff will depend on various factors such as the total number of candidates appearing for the CAT 2018 exam, difficulty level of the exam and number of seats available. CAT is conducted every year by IIMs on a rotational basis for the admission in MBA and PGDM course offered by IIMs and 100 other top B- schools in the country. This article will help you to estimate IIM cutoff 2019 of the 20 participating institutes and the other top B-schools.

Important Dates related to IIM 2019 Cutoff

The tentative important dates’ pertaining to IIM cutoff 2019 is given below for the candidates’ reference. It is expected that the dates will be more or less the same as the previous year that is no changes will be made. In case, if there are any changes made then the table below will be updated immediately.

Events Important Dates (Tentative)
CAT 2018 exam date 25th November 2018
Release  of CAT 2019 Answer Key 1st  week of December 2018
Announcement of  CAT 2019 Result 2nd week of January 2019
Declaration of Shortlisted candidates 4th  week of January 2019
Final selection rounds at CAT participating B-schools February-March, 2019

    IIM 2018 Cutoff – Know about what is Cutoff

    The cutoff is the minimum percentile a candidate requires to qualify and get shortlisted for the next round of admission. The cut off is released by the participating institutes after the announcement of the result and the cutoff of each institute varies. The cutoff criteria comprise overall and sectional percentile, whereas the category wise cutoff criteria differ. For general category candidates, cutoff criteria are higher whereas for NC – OBC, SC, ST candidates the cutoff criteria are low.

    CAT Cutoff 2018 – Determining Factors

     The cutoff marks for any exam depends on various factors. Let’s have a look at the factors that govern the cutoff:

    • Number of candidates appearing for the exam
    • Number of seats available
    • Difficulty level of the exam
    • Ranking and reputation of the institute
    • Number of candidates qualifying for the exam.

    However, the cutoff for old IIMs and top B- School is 99 percentile. For new, IIMs including IIM Ranchi, IIM Sambalpur, etc. have 90 percentile and above whereas for two tier and four the cutoff range from 80 to 50 percentile.

    Previous year’s Cutoff

    The CAT 2018 will comprise of three sections and the candidates have to meet both the criteria’s that is sectional as well as overall. The colleges will announce cutoff for sectional as well as overall. Let’s have a look at institute wise cutoff criteria which will give you an idea so that you can prepare well.

    IIM Bangalore CAT cutoff 2017

    Category VARC DI & LR QA Overall
    General 85 80 80 90
    NC-OBC 75 70 70 80
    SC 70 65 65 75
    ST 60 60 60 75
    DA 60 60 60 75

    IIM Ahmadabad CAT Cutoff 2017

    Category VARC DI & LR QA Overall
    General 70 70 70 80
    NC-OBC cum Transgender 65 65 65 75
    SC 60 60 60 70
    ST 50 50 50 60

     

    IIM Calcutta CAT Cutoff 2017

    Category VARC DI & LR QA Overall
    General ≥80 ≥80 ≥80 ≥90
    SC ≥65 ≥65 ≥65 ≥70
    ST ≥60 ≥60 ≥60 ≥70
    NC-OBC ≥75 ≥75 ≥75 ≥85
    PWD ≥60 ≥60 ≥60 ≥70

     

    IIM Bangalore CAT cutoff 2017

    Category VARC DI & LR QA Overall
    General 85 80 80 90
    NC-OBC 75 70 70 80
    SC 70 65 65 75
    ST 60 60 60 75
    DA 60 60 60 75

     

    IIM Calcutta CAT Cutoff 2017

    Category VARC DI & LR QA Overall
    General ≥80 ≥80 ≥80 ≥90
    SC ≥65 ≥65 ≥65 ≥70
    ST ≥60 ≥60 ≥60 ≥70
    NC-OBC ≥75 ≥75 ≥75 ≥85
    PWD ≥60 ≥60 ≥60 ≥70

     

    IIM Lucknow CAT Cutoff 2017

    Category PGP PGP-ABM PGP-SM
    VARC DI & LR QA Over

    all

    VARC DI & LR QA Over

    All

    VARC DI & LR QA Overall
    General 85 85 85 90 80 80 80 85 80 80 80 85
    SC 55 55 55 70 55 55 55 65 55 55 55 65
    ST 50 50 50 65 50 50 50 60 50 50 50 60
    OBC-NC 77 77 77 82 72 72 72 77 72 72 72 77
    PWD 50 50 50 65 50 50 50 60 50 50 50 60

     

    IIM Kozhikode CAT Cutoff 2017

    Category VARC DI & LR QA Overall
    General 80 80 80 90
    SC 50 50 50 65
    ST 40 40 40 55
    NC-OBC 70 70 70 80
    PWD 40 40 40 55

     

    IIM Indore CAT Cutoff 2017 

    Category QA Percentile Rank DI & LR Percentile Rank VARC Percentile Rank Overall
    General 80 80 80 90
    OBC (NC) 70 70 70 80
    SC 55 55 55 60
    ST 45 45 45 50
    PWD 45 45 45 50

     

    IIM Visakhapatnam CAT Cutoff 2017

    Category Section 1 (VARC) Section 2 (DI & LR) Section 3 (QA) Aggregate
    General 85 80 80 90
    NC-OBC 75 70 70 80
    SC 60 60 60 75
    ST 50 50 50 55
    DA 50 50 50 55

     

    IIM Ranchi CAT Cutoff 2017

    Category Section 1 (VARC) Section 2 (DI & LR) Section 3 (QA) Aggregate
    General 80 80 80 90
    NC-OBC 60 60 60 78
    SC 50 50 50 60
    ST 30 30 30 40
    DA 30 30 30 40

     

    IIM Bodh Gaya CAT Cutoff 2017 

    Category Section – 1

    VARC

    Section – 2

    DI & LR

    Section – 3

    QA

    Overall
    OPEN >80 >80 >80 >90
    NC-OBC >55 >55 >55 >75
    SC >50 >50 >50 >55
    ST >30 >30 >30 >35
    DA >50 >50 >50 >65

     

    IIM Nagpur CAT Cutoff 2017 

    Category DILR

    Percentile

    VARC

    Percentile

    QA

    Percentile

    Aggregate
    General 72 72 72 90
    NC-OBC 65 65 65 81
    SC 50 50 50 65
    ST 40 40 40 40
    DAP 50 50 50 65

     

    IIM Sambalpur CAT Cutoff 2017

    Category DILR

    Percentile >=

    VARC

    Percentile >=

    QA

    Percentile >=

    Aggregate
    General 80 80 80 90
    NC-OBC 60 60 60 78
    SC 50 50 50 60
    ST 30 30 30 40
    DAP 30 30 30 40

     

    IIM Kashipur CAT Cutoff 2017

    Category DILR VARC QA Aggregate
    General 80 80 80 90
    NC-OBC 60 60 60 78
    SC 50 50 50 60
    ST 30 30 30 40
    DAP 30 30 30 40

     

    IIM Raipur CAT Cutoff 2017

    Category DILR VARC QA Aggregate
    General 80 80 80 90
    NC-OBC 72 72 72 81
    SC 60 60 60 75
    ST 50 50 50 65
    DAP 50 50 50 65

     

    CAT Cutoff for IIM Shillong

    Category VARC DI & LR QA Overall
    General 75 75 75 75
    SC 60 60 60 60
    ST 50 50 50 50
    NC-OBC 75 75 75 75
    PWD 50 50 50 50

     

    CAT Cutoff for IIM Rohtak

    Category VARC DI & LR QA Overall
    General 80 80 80 85
    SC 45 45 45 60
    ST 40 40 40 60
    NC-OBC 70 70 70 75
    PWD 50 50 50 60

     

    CAT Cutoff for IIM Trichy

    Category VARC DI & LR QA Overall
    General 80 80 80 90
    SC 60 60 60 75
    ST 50 50 50 75
    NC-OBC 72 72 72 81
    PWD 50 50 50 65

     

    CAT Cutoff for IIM Udaipur

    Category VARC DI & LR QA Overall
    General 80 80 80 90
    SC 60 60 60 75
    ST 50 50 50 65
    NC-OBC 72 72 72 81
    PWD 50 50 50 65

     

    CAT Cutoff for IIM Kashipur

    Category VARC DI & LR QA Overall
    General 80 80 80 90
    SC 60 60 60 75
    ST 50 50 50 65
    NC-OBC 72 72 72 81
    PWD 50 50 50 65

     

    CAT Cutoff for IIM Sirmaur

    Category VARC DI & LR QA Overall
    General 75 75 75 80
    SC 50 50 50 70
    ST 45 45 45 65
    NC-OBC 68 68 68 72
    PWD 50 50 50 70

     

    CAT Cutoff for IIM Jammu

    Category VARC DI & LR QA Overall
    General 75 75 75 80
    SC 50 50 50 65
    ST 45 45 45 60
    NC-OBC 68 68 68 72
    PWD 50 50 50 70

     

    CAT Cutoff for IIM Amritsar

    Category VARC DI & LR QA Overall
    General 70 70 70 90
    SC 50 50 50 55
    ST 30 30 30 35
    NC-OBC 55 55 55 70
    PWD 30 30 30 35

     

    Now let us take a look at the expected CAT cutoff of non-IIM CAT participating institutes.

    CAT Cutoff for Various Colleges

    B-School CAT Cutoff (expected)
    Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi (FMS, DU) 98.20 Percentile
    DMS, IIT Delhi 98+ Percentile
    SJMSOM, IIT Bombay 99+ Percentile
    Department of Management Studies, IIT Madras 95+ Percentile
    Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon 95+ Percentile
    SP Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR) Mumbai 85+ Percentile
    Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (XIMB) 90+ Percentile
    Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Ghaziabad 90+ Percentile
    National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) Mumbai 95+ Percentile
    T A Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) Manipal 85+ Percentile
    Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA) Chennai 90+ Percentile

    About CAT

    CAT (Common Admission Test) is conducted each year for the applicants willing to pursue MBA courses from the top management colleges. To seek admission, the candidates need to qualify CAT 2018 exam. Around two lakh candidates appear every year for the Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by Indian Institute of Management (IIM). For CAT 2018, candidates will be judged according to their written ability test and personal interview as well as their academic performance. Only those candidates who meet their cutoff will be eligible for the next rounds of selection process. However, only a few thousand students manage to qualify for the exam. There are 20 IIMs in the country and each one of them has different admission criteria.

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