IIM Nagpur Admission Criteria 2019

03 Nov, 2018

IIM Nagpur Admission Criteria 2019 – The admission criteria of IIM Nagpur will be released after the declaration of CAT 2018 exam. The candidates interested in pursuing PGPM program from IIM Nagpur must apply if they fulfill the cutoff criteria released by IIM-N. The candidates for the admission in IIM Nagpur have to go through several stages. In the first stage, the candidates on their CAT score get shortlisted for the next round of admission procedure. Secondly, the selected or shortlisted candidates are called for Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. The candidates after completing both the stages must wait for the final merit list which is calculated after accessing the final composite score on the basis of work experience, diversity factor, CAT score, performance in GD and PI round etc.

Above all, the candidates should read the article carefully to have detailed and relevant information of the IIM Nagpur Admission Criteria 2019, expected cutoff percentile, work experience evaluation etc.

IIM Nagpur Admission Criteria 2019- Category-wise Expected Cutoff Percentile- Stage 1

    The candidates need to check the eligibility criteria of IIM Nagpur i.e. the candidates need to check the cutoff criteria released by the institute. The cutoff percentile mentioned below is tentative as per the previous year. But the candidates can get the estimate of the cutoff percentile. Moreover, the cutoff percentile for each IIM does not remain the same.

    Category Sections 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

    Here, VARC- Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

    DILR- Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

    QA- Quantitative Analysis

    IIM Nagpur Admission Criteria 2019- Total Number of Seats for PGPM Program (Tentative)

    The IIM Nagpur offers approx 60 seats for PGPM Program. The division of seats in IIM Nagpur is done on the Category-wise. Moreover, the total number of seats offered by IIM Nagpur does not remain the same for every year. It keeps varying depending on some of the factors like the number of candidates applying for it, cutoff percentile etc.

    Category Number of Seats
    General 28
    NC-OBC 16
    SC 09
    ST 05
    DAP 02

    IIM Nagpur Admission Criteria 2019 for Shortlisting the candidates for GD and PI Rounds- Stage 2

    The candidates after fulfilling the cutoff percentile mentioned above in the table will be sent an email by the authority of IIM Nagpur by the 3rd week of March 2019 as expected according to the previous years. Moreover, the candidates who meet the requirement of IIM Nagpur will be called for the next stage of the admission process. Now, let’s check the aspects mentioned below that will be considered for the evaluation of the candidates:

    • CAT Performance (CP)

    The score of the CAT exam is calculated by the following method;

    Total Score of CAT/M*10

    Where M is the maximum score obtained by the candidates for clearing the first round of admission procedure.

    • Past Academic Performance (PAP)

    In PAP, the score acquired by the candidates in matriculation (10th), Intermediate (12th) and graduation are calculated. Now, let’s have a look at the table that shows the weightage given to each parameter.


    Method to calculate the PAP Score of the candidates

    PAP= 0.25*Score of 10th + 0.35* Score of 12th + 0.40* Score of Graduation

    Percent Score 10th Score 12th Percent Score Graduation
    <= 55 1 1 <= 55 2
    > 55 and <= 60 3 3 > 55 and <= 60 4
    > 60 and <= 70 4 4 > 60 and <= 65 6
    > 70 and <= 80 5 5 > 65 and <= 70 9
    > 80 and <= 90 9 9 > 70 10
    > 90 10 10    

    Work Experience –Evaluation

    For preparing the final merit list for the candidates to take admission in IIM Nagpur, the work experience is also calculated. Now, let’s have a look at the table mentioned below to get the information about the score given to the duration of work experience:

    Months Score
    6 or Less 0
    6 – 18 4
    18 – 24 6
    24 – 30 8
    30 – 36 10
    36 or More 4

    IIM Nagpur Final Admission Criteria 2019

    The candidates according to their marks obtained in CAT exam will get shortlisted for WAT and PI rounds. The shortlisted candidates if interviewed by any of the IIM Calcutta, Bangalore, Indore, Kozhikode, and Lucknow will not have to attend the interview of IIM Nagpur and the score they obtained in any of the IIM mentioned above will be used for the selection round.

    Similarly, if any candidate does not appear in the interview of any of the above-cited IIM (for PGP/PGPEM Programs) will have to attend the interview conducted by IIM Nagpur.

    Now, lastly, the candidates must know the formula to calculate the Final Score (FS)

    FS= 0.35* (Score of PI) + 0.05* (Score of WAT) + 0.20* (Score of CP) + 0.20* (Score of PAP) +0.20* (Score of WE)

    The candidates after getting shortlisted will receive provisional admission statement via e-mail. The candidate if accepts the offer will have to pay the acceptance fee of INR 50000 that will be adjusted in Term 1 fee afterward.

    IIM Nagpur Admission Criteria 2019- Admission Withdrawal and Cancellation

    The admission in IIM Nagpur of the candidates can be canceled due to the following reasons:

    • The admission of the candidates will be canceled if he/she provides any wrong information during the admission process.
    • The candidates need to submit or pay the acceptance fee by the last date otherwise, the admission of the candidate will be canceled
    • After the declaration of CAT, GMAT etc. result, if the candidate does not apply for the IIM Nagpur or does not register on time then they cannot take admission in IIM-N.
    • The candidates will have to pay the fee in advance as every term commences. In the case, a candidate after registration wants to quit from the program in any term, the authority will not be liable to reimburse the fee paid by the student till then, without even considering the left days in term completion. Moreover, the admission of such candidate shall be terminated with immediate effect.

    About IIM Nagpur Admission Criteria 2019

    The candidates longing to get into IIM Nagpur must go through the article to get the detailed information of the admission criteria of IIM-N for 2019. The candidates need to check the eligibility criteria before applying for the same. Moreover, the candidates should go through each point carefully and if there seems any problem or confusion, he/she can leave the query in the section of comment mentioned below.


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