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IIM Ranchi Admission Criteria

By: R Chandrakala on January 18, 2018

IIM Ranchi has announced the admission criteria for Post Graduate Diploma in Management for the year 2018-2020. Admission to IIM Ranchi would be based on the performance of the candidates in the Written Ability Test and Personal Interview apart from Common Admission Test. 

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In comparison to the previous year, CAT Cutoff has been lowered for all categories except General category. The Academic and Work Profile of the candidate inclusive of academic gender diversity would be taken into count at the time of finalizing the admission procedure. 

The WAT and PI Process for the final selection would be followed for other IIMs such as Bodhgaya, Amritsar, Udaipur and Trichy to mention a few. The cutoff CAT Percentiles, weights of different components and the profile scoring method is described. 

Shortlisting for WAT/PI

An initial shortlist of candidates would be prepared who would be eligible for Written Ability Test and Personal Interview for admission to the PGDM Batch of 2018-2020. This would be completely based on CAT Performance and would be announced in January 2018.

CAT Cutoff Percentile Scores are mentioned as below:

Category QA DILR VARC Total
General 80 80 80 90
NC-OBC 60 60 60 78
DAP 30 30 30 40
SC 50 50 50 60
ST  30 30 30 40

The above cut-off percentiles are merely indicative and the actual CAT Percentile cutoffs are expected to be close to that of previous years. The shortlisted candidates of all 10 IIMs would be merged to make a combined shortlist for further processing procedures. 

WAT and PI Process would be conducted in - Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai and Delhi. 

You may find below the respective weights assigned to CAT Selection Procedure.

Component Weights
CAT Score 30%
WAT Score 10%
PI 30%
Profile 30%
Total 100%

The profile scoring methodology is given as below:

Component Out of 30 marks
Academic Profile 15
Work Experience 5
Academic Diversity 5
Gender Diversity 5
Total 30

The evaluation that would be based on academic background in school and high school/college

As per CAT % 85% and more 80-85% 75-80% 70-75% 65-70% Less than 65%
SSC 5 4 3 2 1 0
HSC 5 4 3 2 1 0
Grad 5 4 3 2 1 0

Work Experience (5 marks)

Work Experience Duration Maximum Marks
Less than 6 months 0
6-11 months 1
12-17 months 3
18-23 months 5
24-29 months 4
30-35 months 3

Greater than or equal to 36

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Academic Diversity

If Bachelor Degree is Non-engineering - 5

Others- 0

Gender Diversity

Female candidates would be awarded 5 marks only. 

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