IIM Bodhgaya 2015 Cutoff – The Common Aptitude Test 2016 will be held on December 4, 2016. The result of the test is expected to be announced in the second week of January 2017 tentatively. The candidates writing CAT this year and are aspiring to study management from IIM Bodhgaya must checkout the IIM Bodhgaya cutoff 2015 on this page. Analyzing the same will help them draw an idea as how much they need to score in the CAT so that they will be able to get admission in this IIM. The IIM Bodhgaya 2016 cutoff can be predicted after the completion of CAT 2016. However, the candidates can access the link given here below to check out the expected IIM Bodhgaya 2016 cutoff. Keep reading this article to check out IIM Bodhgaya 2015 cutoff, factors on which the cutoff is decided, selections norm and more details.
IIM Bodhgaya 2015 Cutoff
IIMs never officially provide the cutoff but they do decide and apply the same for shortlisting the candidates for GD/PI. The candidates who get equal to or more than the decided cutoff are only considered for the shortlisting. Along with the CAT 2015 Cutoff of IIM Bodhgaya, the profile of the candidates was also taken into account for the purpose of shortlisting.
The admission policy issued the IIM Bodhgaya lists the minimum CAT percentile. These cutoff scores and the actual cutoff vary from each other. The official IIM Bodhgaya cutoff 2015 was on a higher side as compared to this minimum percentile. This is basically the qualifying score, which every IIM Bodhgaya aspirants was required to obtain in CAT. The students often mistake this minimum percentile as the actual cutoff.
The candidates who have secured the minimum required percentile as tabled below will only be considered for admission. The candidates having an overall high percentile in CAT 2015 but the sectional percentile are not that high, they may not get a call. So, to be considered for admission, a combination of various factors plays a role.
IIM Bodhgaya 2015 Cutoff – Minimum CAT 2015 percentile
The table below furnishes the minimum CAT 2015 percentile required for IIM Bodhgaya and the last year’s cutoff.
|Category||Section – I |
Verbal Ability (VA)
|Section – II |
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)
|Section – III |
Quantitative Ability (QA)
|OPEN||≥ 80||≥ 80||≥ 80||≥ 90|
|NC-OBC||≥ 72||≥ 72||≥ 72||≥ 81|
|SC||≥ 60||≥ 60||≥ 60||≥ 75|
|ST||≥ 50||≥ 50||≥ 50||≥ 65|
|DA||≥ 50||≥ 50||≥ 50||≥ 65|
IIM Bodhgaya 2014 Cutoff (Last year’s cutoff)
|Categories||Section I (Q.A.+D.I.)||Section II (V.A.+L.R.)||Overall|
IIM Bodhgaya Admission Process 2016-18
The candidates have to go through mainly two rounds of selection for seeking admission at IIM Bihar. Like all other IIMs, a written test will be conducted in the first round which will be followed by Group Discussion (GD) and a Personal Interview (PI). The institute has already decided on the criteria and has allotted certain weights to these criteria’s. The final selection will be based on the fact that how far a candidate has been able to attain the weightage affixed to the separate categories of qualifications. The weightage associated to each category has been listed below.
- A = Total CAT 2015 score of candidates
- B = Maximum CAT 2015 Score
- C = Points awarded for Class X marks
- D = Points awarded for Class XII marks
|Criterion||Weights||Method of Calculation|
|CAT 2015 Score||30||(A/B) x 30|
|Personal Interview (PI)||30|
|Writing Ability Test (WAT)||10|
|Class X marks||10||(C/10)x10|
|Class XII marks||10||(D/10)x10|
|Gender Diversity||02||2 points will be awarded to promote gender diversity.|
|Point awarded for Academic Diversity at Bachelor’s degree level (Academic Diversity Factor for Bachelor’s degree (ADFB)):|
Candidates with any of the following bachelor’s degree in the list X below are eligible for ADFB:
List X: BA, BA(H), B.Sc, B.Sc.(H), BS, B.Com, B.Com(H), BCA, BBA, B.Pharma, LL.B, MBBS, BDS or any other Non-Engineering bachelor’s degree not mentioned above.
|If (Bachelor’s degree is from the list X)|
Work Experience Weight – Breakup
|Months||<6||6 to 12||13 to 18||19 to 24||25 to 36||> 36|
The candidates will be finally selected on the basis of merit. Also reservation policy followed by the institute will also play a role.
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