IIM Kozhikode 2015 Cutoff


IIM Kozhikode 2015 Cutoff – IIM Bangalore will be conducting CAT 2016 on December 4, 2016 and the result of the test will be declared in second week of January 2017 tentatively. The cutoff of IIMs is never published officially neither is disclosed. However, for shortlisting the candidates for the GD/PI, the cutoff is applied. The IIM Kozhikode 2016 cutoff cannot be estimated as of now as the exam is due to be held. Till then, the CAT 2016 aspirants willing to take admission at IIM Kozhikode can check the last year’s cutoff here on this page. Analyzing the IIM Kozhikode cutoff 2015 will give them an idea as to how much score they must get in CAT In order to get shortlisted and to get admission in this Institute. Read this article further to obtain the previous year cutoff of IIM Kozhikode, its deciding factors and much more.


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IIM Kozhikode 2015 Cutoff

IIMs cutoff is the least percentile decided by them for each category and based on it and various other parameters, the eligible candidates are shortlisted for the further admission rounds. As told already that IIMs never release the cutoff officially but they apply the same so it leads to students searching for the same. In the admission policy published by the IIM Kozhikode provides the minimum CAT percentile, which is often misunderstood as the actual cutoff by the candidates. However, these are just the qualifying cutoff score, which must be obtained by every candidate interested in taking admission to IIM Kozhikode.

The actual IIM Kozhikode 2015 cutoff would have varied from the minimum percentile listed here. For the general category students, the CAT cutoff ranges around 95+ and is bit on a lower side for the reserved category students. The CAT 2016 aspirants must try to get around 96+ percentile in the test for securing a seat for themselves.

IIM Kozhikode 2015 Cutoff – Minimum CAT 2015 Percentile

Category Overall CAT 2015  percentile Sectional CAT 2015 percentile SSC/X Percentage HSC/XII Percentage
General 90 80 60 60
OBC (NC) 80 70 60 60
SC 65 50 55 55
ST/DA 55 40 55 55


IIM Kozhikode Cutoff 2015-16: Prepared considering following factors

  • Total seats available in the Institute
  • The level of difficulty of the CAT
  • Previous year’s cutoff
  • Reservation Policy followed by institute

IIM Kozhikode Selection Process

All the candidates, who will be considered for admission, will not necessarily receive it. To grant admission, the candidates academic background and work experience is also considered.  For admission some weightage has been assigned to CAT 2015 Score, Personal Round Performance, Academic Background and Work Experience. IIMK adopts a two‐stage selection process, which is as follow:

Stage 1 – For shortlisting qualifying candidates who will be called for Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI).

Stage 2 – Selection of final candidates based on their performance in WAT/GD/PI.

Let’s understand these two stages in detail.

Stage 1

Here, according to the above listed minimum IIMK 2015 cutoff, the candidates are shortlisted for WAT and PI. The institute releases the PI shortlist after declaration of Common Admission Test Result.  Thereafter, the profiles of the candidates are analyzed and according to the respective weights as laid down by the institute, the candidates are allotted marks. Like weights have been allotted to work experience, Diversity, Bachelor’s, HSC & SSC marks.

Work Experience Weightage – IIM Kozhikode

Months 0-5 6-12 13-15 16-18 19-21 22-24 25-27 28-30 31-36 >36
Score 0 0.5 1.5 2.5 3.5 5 3.5 2.5 1.5 1


Proportion of weightage for Stage 1 Selection at IIM Kozhikode

Component Maximum Weight
CAT 2015 score 75%
Class XII marks 7.5%
Graduation marks 7.5%
Work Experience 5%
Academic/Gender diversity factor 5%
Total 100


Stage 2

At the second stage, all the short‐listed candidates will appear for a GD/WAT followed by a Personal Interview (PI). Then the final scores will be computed as pet the table given below.  A category‐wise merit list will be prepared based on the final scores of the candidates and admissions will be granted.

Component Maximum Weight
Personal Interview 45%
CAT 35%
GD/WAT 15%
Work Experience Quality 5%


IIM Kozhikode Cutoff 2015 – Important Points

  • PI shortlist of IIM Kozhikode released and is available on the official website of institute.
  • Along with cutoff, the candidates will be judged on various other parameters also as listed in the IIM Kozhikode Admission Criteria.
  • The candidates scoring equal to or more than the cutoff at every stage of selection will be considered for final selection.
  • Final Admission will be granted to the candidates after conclusion of the selection process.

Others IIMs Previous Years Cutoff Percentile List – CAT 2015 Cutoffs

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