IIM Calcutta Cutoff 2019

26 Jun, 2018

IIM Calcutta Cutoff 2019 – The cutoff is the most important information for every candidate as the cutoff is the minimum marks a candidate required to score to get eligible for the next round of selection procedure. IIM Calcutta is counted among the most prestigious colleges of India that offers admission to the candidates willing to pursue MBA courses. The candidates willing to seek admission in IIM Calcutta must qualify CAT exam and meet the cutoff criteria of the institute. The minimum qualifying percentile for the previous year was 90 or above and this year also it is expected to be the same. The candidates scoring overall percentile of 90 or above in CAT 2018 will be considered for admission and can secure a seat in this institute. Apart from the overall cutoff, the sectional cutoff also plays an important role in admission. The minimum percentile a candidate must score in all the three sections is specified IIM Calcutta. This article comprises complete information on IIM Calcutta Cutoff 2019 including sectional and overall cutoff as well as previous year’s cutoff scores.

IIM Calcutta Cutoff 2019 – Year wise details of cutoff

For the academic session 2018 – 20, the table below brings to you the details of IIM Calcutta Cutoff and the comparative analysis with the cutoff of previous years.

    IIM Calcutta Cutoff 2018 -20

    The table is given below consist of previous year’s category-wise cutoff which a candidate can check the details. Both overall and sectional percentiles have been provided in this table given below.

    Category Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning, percentile rank Quantitative Aptitude and percentile rank Verbal and Reading Comprehension and percentile rank Overall percentile rank
    General 80 80 80 90
    NC-OBC 75 75 75 85
    SC 65 65 65 70
    ST 60 60 60 70
    PWD/DA 60 60 60 70


    The CAT cutoff criteria for all sections and overall is same for all categories except PWD/DA.    The sectional cutoff for PWD / DA has decreased from 65 to 60 percentile. Hence, meeting the IIM Calcutta cutoff criteria the candidates will be called for WAT and PI round.

    IIM Calcutta Cutoff 2017-19


    Category Quantitative Aptitude percentile rank Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning percentile rank Verbal and Reading Comprehension percentile rank Overall percentile rank
    General 80 80 80 90
    NC-OBC 75 75 75 85
    SC 65 65 65 70
    ST 60 60 60 70
    PWD/DA 65 65 65 70


    IIM Calcutta Cutoff 2016-18

    Section Open NC-OBC SC ST DA
    Section 1 (Quantitative Ability) >80 >75 >65 >60 >65
    Section 2 (Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning) >80 >75 >65 >60 >65
    Section 3 (Verbal Ability) >80 >75 >65 >60 >65
    Overall >90 >85 >70 >70 >70



    IIM Calcutta Cutoff 2015-17

    Category Section – I Section – II Overall
    OPEN >85 >85 >90
    NC-OBC >75 >75 >80
    SC >65 >65 >75
    ST >60 >60 >70
    DA >60 >60 >70



    Facts about IIM Calcutta

    IIM C known as Indian Institute of Management Calcutta is situated in Kolkata, West Bengal. India. IIM Kolkata is the first IIM established in the year 1961. IIM Kolkata offers two-year full-time postgraduate management program. Let’s see more about IIM Kolkata.

    1. Program – The institute runs the following MBA program as mentioned below
    • PGDCM (Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Aided Management)
    • PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management)
    • FPM (Fellow Programme in Management)
    • PGDM (Post Graduate Diploma in Management)
    1. Fee: The fee required is approx Rs 19 Lakh
    2. Admission: The CAT scores are accepted for a candidate to be eligible to get admission in IIM Calcutta. The admission process includes 2 steps, 1st stage is shortlisting of the candidates which are based on CAT scores whereas 2nd step is WAT and PI rounds. The shortlisting of the candidates is based on CAT scores, IIM Calcutta cutoff, and past academic performance.

    About IIM Calcutta

    IIM Calcutta was established in 1961, is the first and oldest IIM of India. The reputation of this institute is world-wide known as it imparts high- quality education in Management courses. Apart from Post Graduate Management Programs (PGDM), it also offers Post-Graduate Programs for Executives for Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing (PGPEX-VLM, Post Graduate Programs for Executives (PGPEX), and other management programs.

    As Post Graduation Management program is the most popular course offered by the institutes and the cutoff criteria for this program is on the higher side. The candidates who satisfy the cutoff criteria will be shortlisted for next round. The final merit list prepared counts upon many other factors that are taken into consideration which includes academic records as well as work experience.

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