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IIM- Shillong Admission Criteria 2016

By: Anshika on August 30, 2016

Compared to last year, the following are the major changes in its admission criteria

  • The minimum academic percentages in 10th, 12th and graduation in order to be considered for a shortlist have been increased to 80, 80, 65 (from 65, 65, 60 last year).
  • WSAT has been re-introduced this year, in addition to the PI.
  • Minimum percentage of performance in WSAT & PI out of maximum possible performance in WSAT & PI has been reduced to 20% and 30% for SC and Other categories (minimum percentage of PI out of maximum was 25% and 35% for SC and Other categories last year).

Admission Process:

The admission process for the PGP program comprises two phases -

Phase 1 – Shortlisting for WSAT & PI

For consideration in this shortlist, following are the minimum requirements -



Category Xth % XIIth % Grad % VARC %ile LRDI %ile QA %ile
DA 50 50 45 50 50 50
ST 50 50 45 50 50 50
SC 55 55 50 60 60 60
Others 80 80 65 70 70 70



The candidates obtained from the above filtering are then classified into 7 academic categories. The applicants are segregated based on their academic category (AC 1 to AC 7) and reservation category.

Applicants of each academic category will be shortlisted proportional to their representation in the overall number of applicants. For instance, if 70% of the overall applicants belong to AC-4, then 70% of the shortlisted candidates would be belonging to that category.

Within each academic category, the percentage of calls given to the candidates of each reservation category is listed below -

No. of calls to the DA category candidates = 3.0% of total calls
No. of calls to the ST category candidates = 7.5% of total calls
No. of calls to the SC category candidates = 15.0% of total calls
No. of calls to the Other category candidates = 74.5% of total calls

The required number of candidates from each academic category and reservation category will be called for the WSAT and PI round based on their CAT Score.

Phase 2 – Merit Listing for Admission Offer

Scores of WSAT and PI of each shortlisted candidate will be clubbed together. These values are then normalized. These normalized scores will account for 70% and normalized CAT scores will account for the remaining 30% of the final score that will be used for final selection of candidates.

Final Merit Score = 70% (Normalized WSAT + Normalized PI Score) + 30% (Normalized CAT score)

Candidates will need to ensure that they meet the minimum cutoff performance in the WSAT & PI round in order to land a final admission. The cutoff in terms of a percentage of minimum performance in WSAT & PI to the maximum possible score in the round is different across reservation categories. Following is the corresponding table -
 

Group Cutoff %
DA 20
ST 20
SC 20
Others 30

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