IIM Kashipur Admission Criteria 2016-18 – This article is a guide to the Admission Touchstone of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kashipur. These touchstones are required for letting in the right candidates into the Post Graduate Programme (PGP) in Management of IIM Kashipur for the session 2016-18. The Admission Process for selecting students for PGP into IIM Kashipur involves three stages, which are:
i) Shortlisting of candidates for Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI).
ii) Generation of Merit List.
iii) Final Admission List.
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IIM Kashipur Admission Criteria 2016
The stage 1 is applicable for all the candidates who have appeared for Common Admission Test (CAT) 2015 and have applied for IIM Kashipur. Now, the candidates are shortlisted from Stage 1 for admission into IIM Kashipur via Stage 2. And Stage 3 will comprise of the final list according to the merit.
Stage 1 – Shortlisting of candidates for WAT and PI
The candidates can check the least cut-offs in the various sections of CAT 2015 for selecting eligible candidates into WAT and PI for PGP programme of IIM Kashipur. The various sections of CAT 2015 are :
Quantitative Aptitude (QA)
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)
Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VRC)
OBC – NC
The candidates from the particular categories securing the above requirements (percentile) in CAT 2015 will be considered eligible for Stage 2.
Stage 2 – Generation of Merit List
Here, Stage 2 is again divided into two parts, which are – a) WAT & PI, b) Assigning components for generating merit list.
Stage 2 (a) – The following weightage will be assigned to the WAT and PI according to the table below
Written Ability Test (WAT)
Personal Interview (PI)
Stage 2 (b) – To generate the merit list, the following weights will be assigned to various sections:
Method of Summing up
CAT Score (CS)
CS = (CAT Score/Highest CAT Score) * 42
Class X Marks (XM)
Class XII Marks (12M)
Graduation Marks (GM)
Post-Graduation Marks (PG)
If the highest qualification is PG, then PG = 1 else PG = 0.
Work Experience (WE)
If (Prog = PGP), WE = x
Where the number of months of work experience as on 31 August 2015, and must be paid and full-time work experience, acquired after graduation. (The following will not be considered as work experience – Apprenticeship, Article ship, Internship, etc. As these form an integral part of a course study).
Diversity Factor – Academic Discipline (DFa)
If (Prog = PGP and Academic discipline listed in Table 2 (c) DFa = 4;
Diversity Factor – Academic Discipline (DFb)
If (Prog. = PGP and Gender = Female) DFb = 5;
Shortlist Total (2b)
Table 2 (b): For the generation of Merit List, on various components weights are assigned.
Academic Discipline for PGP Programme
Arts/Humanities: Archaeology, Education, Fine Arts (Dance, Music, Painting),
History, Journalism, Languages, Library Science, Literature, Philosophy, Political
Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Work/Welfare, Sociology, etc.
Commerce/Economics: Accountancy, Auditing, Banking, Business Mathematics,
Organization, Economics, Economic Development and Planning, Public Administration,
Public Finance, Secretarial Practices etc.
Costs and Works Accountancy
Education (including Physical Education and Sports)
Table 2 (c): Academic disciplines eligible for diversity factor marks for PGP.
Stage 3: Final Admission List
Grand Total (C) = WAT & PI Total (2a) + Shortlist Total (2b).
To rank the students according to their merit, the Grand Total (C) will be used.
Reservation Policy – According to the reservation policy of Government of India, IIM Kashipur will follow the reservation for Schedule Caste (SC), Schedule Tribe (ST), Non-Creamy Other Backward Class (NC – OBC) and PWD (Person With Disability).