IIM Vishakhapatnam Admission Criteria 2019

06 Dec, 2018

IIM Vishakhapatnam Admission Criteria 2019 – IIM Vishakhapatnam has released the Admission criteria for the candidates willing to get into it for the postgraduate management programs. Now, as per the cut-off prescribed by IIM Vishakhapatnam, it is similar to the previous year. Therefore, candidates after the declaration of the result and announcement of cut-off percentile must check whether they fulfill the minimum qualifying marks or not. If yes, the candidates will get shortlisted for selection procedure round wherein, the candidates have to go through 3 different phases. In the first phase, shortlisting of candidates will be done. Secondly, they have to participate in WAT and PI rounds. Lastly, based on different components such as CAT 2018 score, score obtained in WAT and PI rounds, previous academic record, work experience, etc., the final merit list will be formulated by the concerned authorities which will contain the names of the candidates to take admission in IIM Vishakhapatnam. Hence, at last, all the candidates ought to read the article thoroughly and fetch all the information provided here in detail.


IIM Vishakhapatnam Admission Criteria 2019 – Phase 1

The candidates longing to for the above-mentioned program from IIM Vishakhapatnam must check the eligibility criteria to get into it. Moreover, the candidates to take admission in IIM Vishakhapatnam must appear in the entrance test of CAT (for Indian Nationals) and GMAT (for Foreign Nationals). The candidates on the basis of score acquired in CAT or GMAT entrance test get shortlisted for the further rounds of WAT i.e. Written Ability Test and PI (Personal Interview). The admission criteria of IIM Vishakhapatnam remain the same for every year or in other words, we can say that the candidates have to go through the same phase for every year to get into IIM Vishakhapatnam. Now, let’s have a look at the expected cutoff of IIM Vishakhapatnam as per the previous year that is mentioned below:

    IIM Vishakhapatnam Admission Criteria 2019- Expected-Cutoff Percentile-

    Category Section 1 (VA & RC) Section 2 (DI & LR) Section 3 (QA) Overall
    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

    Here, VARC– Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

     DILR– Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning

    QA– Quantitative Aptitude

    Note- The candidates meeting or fulfilling the cutoff percentile released by IIM Vishakhapatnam will be informed via mail that they are shortlisted.

    IIM Vishakhapatnam Admission Criteria for Shortlisting the Candidates – Phase 2

    The candidates on the basis of their CAT 2018 score card or GMAT score get shortlisted for the phase 2 that consists of WAT and PI rounds that are conducted for the candidates to get admission in IIM Vishakhapatnam. Now let’s have a look at the component required for the candidates to get shortlisted for the admission in IIM Vishakhapatnam for the year 2019.

    • CAT Score
    • Matriculation Marks (10th)
    • Intermediate Marks (12th)
    • Gender Diversity
    • Work Experience

    Now, let’s have a look at the parameters and the weightage given to each of it:

    Parameters Weightages
    CAT 40
    10th Board 20
    12th Board 10
    Gender Diversity 2
    Work Experience 8

    The CAT score is further divided into sections. Therefore, let’s check the weightage given to each section that is mentioned below in the table:

    CAT Section Weightage
    Quantitative Ability 10
    Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning 16
    Verbal and Reading Comprehension 14

    Based on the following formula, for the qualified candidate, standardization and normalization are done. Therefore, let’s go through the formula:

    Max [0, min {wt, wt/2 + ((val-mean)sd) * wt/6}]

    IIM Vishakhapatnam Final Admission Criteria 2019- Phase 3

    The candidates to get into IIM Vishakhapatnam have to go through final selection round in which he/she will have to infill and submit the application form containing the detailed information including, work experience copies, category certificate, copies of mark sheets that shows previous academic record. The candidates who will submit the aforementioned documents will get shortlisted for the final selection rounds.

    The candidates after done with the WAT and PI round should keep checking the releasing of final merit list that is prepared after the calculation of CAT or GMAT score, performance in WAT and PI round that is conducted after shortlisting the candidates on the basis of CAT score, previous academic record, work experience etc.

    Parameters Weightages
    WAT 10
    PI 30
    CAT 25
    10th Board Scores 10
    12th Board Scores 5
    Bachelor’s Degree 10
    Work Experience 10

    About IIM Vishakhapatnam Admission Criteria 2019

    The candidates longing to take admission in IIM Vishakhapatnam must have appeared in either CAT 2018 or GMAT exam. Moreover, the candidates by reading the article can have an idea about the IIM Vishakhapatnam admission criteria, tentative cutoff percentile, weightage given to each parameter, and other such details of IIM Vishakhapatnam admission criteria 2019. And for more information, the candidates must drop the comment in the comment box mentioned below.


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