IIM Ranchi Admission Criteria 2019

06 Dec, 2018

IIM Ranchi Admission Criteria 2019 – IIM Ranchi which is also abbreviated as IIM-R is enumerated among six new IIMs that is located in Ranchi, Jharkhand and was established in the year 2010 by Government of India. IIM-R offers admission to the candidates for postgraduate management programs such as Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) and Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management (PGDHRM) for two-year duration and Fellowship program and Doctoral program of five years. Now, the candidates who have appeared in the entrance test of CAT 2018 and longing to get into IIM-R have to fulfill the cutoff percentile set by the body and accordingly, they will be called for the selection procedure round where they have to go through the Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). Moreover, the score acquired in CAT 2018 exam, performance in WAT and PI rounds, previous academic records, and work experience, the final merit list will be prepared with the names of the candidates who can take admission into IIM-R. Therefore, lastly, candidates are recommended to go through the information provided in this article in a comprehensive manner. 

IIM Ranchi Admission Criteria 2019 in Detail

The candidates after appearing in the entrance test of the CAT must check the cutoff percentile released by each IIM. But those who have made their mind form now only to get into IIM-R or IIM Ranchi must check the admission criteria for each program offered in it.

    IIM Ranchi Admission Criteria 2019 for PGDM Program

    • The candidates will have to appear in the CAT exam conducted by IIM. Based on the marks scored in CAT, the candidates will get shortlisted for the further round of selection procedure.
    • Secondly, the candidates will be called for PI round and the final selection will be done on the basis of marks scored in both PI and CAT exam.

    IIM Ranchi Admission Criteria 2019 for PGPEx Program

    • The candidates for the above-mentioned program must score good marks in Personal Interview and Written Test that fulfills the criteria of IIM Ranchi.

    IIM Ranchi Admission Criteria 2019 for FPM Program

    • The candidates to get into IIM-R for FPM i.e. Fellow Program in Management will get shortlisted on the basis of their previous academic record and CAT score.
    • Secondly, the shortlisted candidates will have to go for the Personal Interview round for the final selection.

    We have already discussed the admission criteria of IIM Ranchi. Now, let’s have a look at the expected cutoff percentile that is required to get into IIM-R as follows:

    Category Sections Overall
    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

    Here, VARC is the abbreviation for Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

    DILR denotes Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

    QA- Quantitative Analysis

    IIM Ranchi Final Admission Criteria 2019

    The final selection or final merit list is prepared based on the CAT score, marks acquired in writing test, personal interview, work experience and also profile. Now, let’s how much weightage is given to each component in IIM-R as follow:

    Component Points
    CAT Score 30
    WAT Score 10
    PI Score 30
    Profile 30
    Total 100

    Profile Scoring

    The candidates after clearing all the rounds usually wait for the final merit list that is declared after calculating the final composite score that includes work experience, academic record, gender diversity etc. Moreover, the weightage given to each parameter are mentioned below in the table. Therefore, let’s have a glimpse of it

    Parameters Weightage
    Academic Profile 8
    Work Experience 5
    Gender Diversity 5
    Academic Diversity 2
    Overall 20

    Work Experience- Evaluation

    Duration Marks
    < 6 Months 0
    7- 11 Months 1
    12-17 Months 3
    18-23 Months 5
    24-29 Months 4
    29-36 Months 3
    >36 Months 3

    IIM Ranchi Admission Criteria 2019 for PGDHRM Program

    The candidates willing to pursue PGDHRM program from IIM-R will have to go for the written test and personal interview rounds. Besides this, the final merit list will be prepared on the basis of CAT score, work experience and marks of graduation, performance is PI and WAT too. Therefore, below-mentioned table describes the parameters and weightage given to each. So, the candidates must check the table thoroughly.

    Factors Weightage
    CAT Score 75%
    Work experience 15%
    Bachelor’s Degree 10%
    Factors Weightage
    CAT Score 20%
    PI 35%
    WAT 20%
    Profile 25%

    Profile Scoring

    The final merit list is prepared based on the profile scoring that includes the previous academic record i.e. marks obtained in graduation score. Moreover, work experience and gender diversity are also the components of profile scoring.

    Profile Out of 25 marks
    Academic profile 12
    Work experience 10
    Gender Diversity 3

    Work Experience- Evaluation

    Duration of work experience Maximum Marks
    Less than 6 months 0
    6 to 11 months 6
    12 to 17 months 8
    18 to 23 months 10
    24 to 29 months 8
    30 to 35 months 6
    Greater than or equal to 36 months 4

    About IIM Ranchi Admission Criteria 2019

    IIM Ranchi is one of the new six IIM which was established in 2010. It is the sister Institute of IIM that conducts CAT exam every year for the candidates to pursue postgraduate, doctoral or executive programs. The admission criteria of IIM Ranchi will be announced after the declaration of CAT 2018 result. The cutoff of IIM Ranchi changes every year depending on the factors that influence it. But the admission criteria remain the same. Above-mentioned cutoff percentile is tentative as it is not announced officially by the authority of IIM. Therefore, the candidates must wait for the release of cutoff and admission criteria of IIM-R. Above all, go through the article thoroughly to have an idea about the IIM-R admission criteria 2019 and for other information drop the query in the comment section mentioned below.


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