IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria 2019

23 Nov, 2018

IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria 2019 -Candidates who have made the mindset to seek admission in the apex body i.e. IIM Calcutta for PGP or PGDM programs must read this article to have detailed information about the IIM Calcutta admission criteria that has been released for the session 2019-21 and for the ease of the candidates. Now, as per the released criteria, the candidates on the basis of their CAT score will get shortlisted and lastly, on the basis of their CAT score, academic record, work experience etc, the final merit list will be declared containing the name of the selected candidates who can get into IIM Calcutta for above-mentioned programs. However, besides appearing in CAT examination, candidates to apply for IIM Calcutta should have completed their graduation from any recognized university with at least 50% of aggregate marks (for general category candidates) and those belonging to the reserved category must have scored 45% marks in their graduation. Apart from this, candidates awaiting the result of Bachelors can also apply for the same. At last, read the article carefully and fetch all the information provided here related to IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria 2019.

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IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria 2019 in Detail

The candidates after appearing in the entrance test of CAT 2018 conducted by IIM will have to go for the selection procedure that comes under the IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria 2019. Now, let’s go through the steps that will be involved in the IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria 2019:

  • The candidates must have appeared in the CAT exam, based on the marks scored in the CAT exam, the candidates will be called for the Personal Interview (PI). Now, let’s have a look at the minimum percentile that is considered for PI (Personal Interview)
Category Quantitative Ability Verbal Ability Overall
GENERAL ≥ 80 ≥80 ≥90
OBC ≥75 ≥75 ≥85
SC ≥65 ≥65 ≥70
ST ≥60 ≥60 ≥70
PWD ≥60 ≥60 ≥70

     

    • Secondly, the composite score of the candidates will be calculated on the basis of Personal Interview and Writing Ability Test.

    Now, it is quite simple that all the candidates might be knowing that for any postgraduate programs, the 15 years of education is required that includes matriculation, intermediate and graduation.

    Calculation of Composite Score

    The candidates to get shortlisted for the Personal Interview round and also for AWT i.e. Academic Writing Test will be checked on the basis of marks acquired in class X and XII. Based on these marks, the composite score of the candidates will be calculated. Now, let’s have a glimpse of these points:

    class 10th Marks in % Points Class 12th Marks in % Points
    ≥80 10 ≥75 and <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

     

    IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria 2019 to Get Shortlisted

    The candidates to get shortlisted for the Personal Interview and Writing Ability Test (WAT) rounds their composite cut-off score will be calculated based on the table mentioned below:

    Components Weights Method of Calculation
    CAT 2017 Overall Score 28 (A/B) x 28
    Class X marks 10 Points for Class X and Class XII marks
    Class XII marks 10 Points for Class X and Class XII marks
    Gender Diversity Factor 2 2 points will be awarded to promote gender diversity
    Total 50  

     

    Candidate’s Total Score in CAT 2018= A

    Maximum Marks in CAT 2018= B

     IIM Calcutta 2019 Final Admission Criteria

    The final admission criteria are based on the performance of the candidates got selected for PI and WAT round including work experience and past academic record of the candidates

    Criteria Weights
    CAT 2017 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 bachelor’s degree not mentioned above.
    If (Bachelor’s degree is from the list X)
    ADFB=2;
    else
    ADFB=0
    Work Experience 4
    Total 50

     

    IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria 2019 – Required Work Experience

    The final selection criteria also include the work experience of the candidates to get into IIM-C. Besides this, the candidates should be clear that only if they have done the managerial job after graduation then only their work experience will be considered otherwise if they have done training, project work etc. then these kinds of work will not be considered as work experience.

    Months Points
    0 to 6 0
    6 to 12 2
    13 to 24 3
    25 to 36 4
    37 to 48 3
    >48 2

     

    About IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria 2019

    The candidates who have completed their graduation and longing to pursue postgraduate management programs must go for the CAT entrance test that is conducted every year by its conducting body i.e. IIM (Indian Institute of Management). The candidates must go through the article as it provides reliable and detailed information about the IIM Calcutta Admission Criteria 2019, selection procedure, final admission criteria etc. So, read it carefully and for more information drop the query in the comment section mentioned below.

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