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Indian Institute of Management, Kashipur has released the admission criteria for admission to Post Graduate Program (PGP) for 2018-20 batch. The institute will look into several other factors such as the candidate’s work experience and performance in Written Ability Test (WAT) & Personal Interview (PI) apart from their scores in CAT Exam.
Listed below are quick facts related to (IIM-K) Admission Criteria 2018:
The following article details out all the information related to the selection of candidates in IIM-K on the basis of CAT Selection Process.
Stage 1 will be valid for those candidates who will clear CAT 2017 and have applied for admission in IIM Kashipur.
Given below is the minimum CAT Cut-off to be used for selecting eligible candidates for WAT and PI:
|OBC – NC||72||72||72||81|
IIM Kashipur Admission Committee will decide the number of candidates who would be called for WAT & PI process on the basis of criteria prepared for each category. However, if the actual number of short-listed candidates were found to be less (more) than the required number of candidates to be called for WAT & PI category-wise, then the overall, as well as section-wise minimum score, would be reduced (increased) to get the desired number of candidates.
If a candidate will get the prescribed cut-off, they will be eligible for Stage 2.
Stage 2 has two phases a candidate needs to clear in order to get admission in IIM Kashipur. The two phases are:
First phases comprise two parts i.e. Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI).
The following marks will be assigned to WAT and PI exam:
|Written Ability Test (WAT)||10|
|Personal Interview (PI)||30|
In the second phase, a list will be generated to provide weightage to various sections which are given below:
|Sections||Weightage||Method of Summing up|
|CAT Score (CS)||42||CS = (CAT Score/Highest CAT Score) * 42|
|Class X Marks (XM)||1|
|Class XII Marks (12M)||1|
|Graduation Marks (GM)||3||GM=X (explained in Table 1)|
|Post-Graduation Marks (PG)||1||If the highest qualification is PG, then PG = 1 else PG = 0.|
|Work Experience (WE)||3||If (Prog = PGP), WE = x, Where the number of months of work experience as on 31 August 2016, and must be paid and full-time work experience, acquired after graduation. (explained in Table 2)|
|Diversity Factor – Academic Discipline (DFa)||4||If (Prog = PGP and Academic discipline listed in Table 2 (c) DFa = 4;|
Else DFa = 0;
|Diversity Factor – Academic Discipline (DFb)||5||If (Prog. = PGP and Gender = Female) DFb = 5;|
Else DFb = 0;
|Shortlist Total (2b)||60||(-)|
Table 1 – The following table explains the weightage for Graduation Marks:
|Graduation marks (in percentage)||Weight (X)|
Table 2 – The weightage of work experience is tabulated below:
|Work Experience (in months)||Corresponding Weight|
|More than 0 months- 12 months||1|
|Greater than 12 months- 24 months||2|
|Greater than 24 months-36 months and above||3|
Note: The following will not be considered as work experience – Apprenticeship, Article ship, Internship, etc. As these form an integral part of a course study.
For the generation of Merit List, on various components, weights are assigned. The following table displays academic disciplines eligible for diversity factor marks for PGP.
|Academic Discipline for PGP Program|
|1||Arts/Humanities: Archaeology, Education, Fine Arts (Dance, Music, Painting), Geography, History, Journalism, Languages, Library Science, Literature, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Work/Welfare, Sociology, etc.|
|2||Commerce/Economics: Accountancy, Auditing, Banking, Business Mathematics, Business Organization, Economics, Economic Development and Planning, Public Administration, Public Finance, Secretarial Practices etc.|
|4||Costs and Works Accountancy|
|6||Education (including Physical Education and Sports)|
The grand total will be used to rank students according to the merit list. It will include the total of both the stages:
IIM Kashipur will follow the Government of India policy on reservations for:
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