Indian Institute of Management (IIMA), Ahmedabad - AdmissionAhmedabad , Gujarat

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Indian Institute of Management (IIMA), Ahmedabad Admission

IIM Ahmedabad the top business institute of India having national importance in order to improve the education quality and encourage enrolment of more non-technical students keeps revising its selection procedure.

The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad has recently released a set of rules regarding the selection procedure for admission in PGP programmes of 2019-2020 batch. From all the changes introduced the major one is the revised required percentile of CAT 2018, which is further reduced. Candidates applying through General Category under the revised cutoff needs overall 80 percentile with a sectional percentile of a minimum of 70 percentile for all sections.

IIM Ahmedabad Admission is a 2 step selection procedure:

Step 1: Qualifying CAT

Step 2: Academic Writing Test (AWT) and Personal Interview (PI)

The above-mentioned selection procedure which includes qualifying CAT in the first step followed by personal interview. The candidates qualifying CAT with the minimum required percentile only are eligible for the next and final round. The candidates on basis of their academic profiles and qualifying marks are awarded application ratings or application scores. Evaluating the AR helps in shortlisting the candidates for the next round. In the final selection, round candidates will have to appear for the Academic Writing Test (AWT) and Personal interview. The seats are allotted to the candidates performing exceptionally well in all the above-mentioned rounds.

Candidates aspiring to take admissions in IIM-A needs to understand that qualifying CAT 2018 is important but that alone will not guarantee a seat in the desired course. It's the overall performance of the candidate which plays the key role in admission. Last year a trend was observed where a candidate with a percentile of 82 where enrolled whereas the student having 99 percentile failed to impress the selection committee. Percentile of CAT 2018 is a qualifier for admission and also ensure an Application Rating. The more the percentile, the higher will be the Application Rating.

Other than CAT scores candidates are also evaluated on basis of below-mentioned criteria:

Marks obtained in Class 10: Candidates irrespective of the board will get a score of 10 if the particular candidate has scored more than 90 percent in the qualifying exam.

Marks obtained in Class 12: Candidates qualified with 90 percent and above from Science and Commerce will be awarded highest ratings.

Marks Obtained in Graduation: Candidates are scored on basis of 7 categories as mentioned below

Category Name

Stream in Bachelor's Degree

Minimum percentage required for Top Rating

Category 1

Medicine

70 percent and above

Category 2

CA, ICWA, CS degrees

63 percent and above

Category 3 and Category 5

Economics, Finance, Commerce, Science, BBA, BCA, paramedical

80 percent and above

Category 6

Arts, Humanities, Law, Journalism

75 percent and above

Category 4 and Category 7

denoting Engineering, technology, and other bachelor degrees

85 percent and above

 

Based on the above-mentioned scoring criteria candidate with the highest AR will have a confirmed chance of getting into the institute.

Indian Institute of Management (IIMA) - Admission Reviews

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1 year ago

Rajat Jain MBA Student

Best college To Study along with Personal development 5/5

Wi-Fi is available all across campus. No limit on usage. All classrooms are equipped with projectors and are fully Air Conditioned. Library is currently under renovation, and will most likely be opened by mid of 2018. The library has all genres of books, with leasing period variable for different class of students. For PGP it is 14 days. The online portal of library offers access of databases and journal websites to almost all the major journals and important databases. There is a small dispensary on campus, but there is no full-functioning hospital.I finanlised after qualifying Cat examination.
Admission

Selection Procedure: State / National Entrance Exams
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1 year ago

Lokesh MBA Student

Topmost mba college 5/5

Well it is by far the best management college in India, just score best percentile, be presentable in interview and group discussion and you are thru its admissions. Is an excellent college as a whole.
Admission

Selection Procedure: State / National Entrance Exams

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