IIM Calcutta Cutoff 2018 – Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta is counted among the most prestigious management institutes in the country. It offers admission on the basis of Common Admission Test (CAT) scores. MBA aspirants must meet the IIM Calcutta cutoff 2018 criteria to secure a seat in this Institute. IIM Calcutta has announced the minimum qualifying percentile for 2018-20 session. Only the candidates with an overall percentile of 90 or above in CAT 2017 will be considered for admissions in IIM Calcutta. Apart from the overall cutoff, candidates must also meet the sectional cutoffs. IIM Calcutta has specified the minimum percentile that the candidates must score in each section of the three sections of CAT 2017 to be eligible for admissions. In this article, candidates can find complete information on IIM Calcutta cutoff 2018 including the overall & sectional cutoff scores for 2018-20 session and also previous years’ cutoff scores.
IIM Calcutta Cutoff 2018 – 20
In the table given below, candidates can check the category-wise IIM Calcutta cutoff 2018. Both overall and sectional percentiles have been provided in this table given below.
|Category||Quantitative Aptitude percentile rank (PQA)||Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning percentile rank (PDILR)||Verbal and Reading Comprehension percentile rank (PVRC)||Overall percentile rank (PT)|
As mentioned in the table, a General Category candidate must have an overall percentile of 90 or above and a minimum percentile of 80 or above in all the three sections. A candidate belonging to NC-OBC category must have an overall percentile of 85 and sectional percentile of 75 in each of the section to get shortlisted for next rounds of admission, which comprise Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview). Here, it must be noted that meeting IIM Calcutta cutoff 2018 criteria only makes the candidates eligible for the WAT and PI rounds. There is no certainty that they will be shortlisted for these rounds.
IIM Calcutta Cutoff 2017–19 & 2016-18
CAT 2016 and CAT 2015 scores were used by IIM Calcutta to shortlist candidates for 2017-19 and 2016-18 batches respectively. IIM Calcutta cutoff, overall as well as sectional, for these two years were same. Check the table given below for more information.
IIM Calcutta Cutoff 2017-19 & 2016-18
|Category||QA||DI & LR||VARC||Overall Percentile|
|NC – OBC||75||75||75||85|
|PwD – DA||65||65||65||70|
IIM Calcutta Cutoff 2015 – 17
For 2015-17 batch, candidates were shortlisted on the basis of CAT 2014 scores. In 2014, the exam pattern of CAT was different. There were only 2 sections. Check the table given below for more information.
|Category||Section 1||Section 2||Overall Percentile|
|NC – OBC||75||75||85|
|PwD – DA||65||65||70|
About IIM Calcutta
Established in 1961, IIM Calcutta is the oldest IIMs in India. It is known for imparting high-quality management education. Apart from Post Graduate Management Programme (PGDM), it also offers Post Graduate Programme for Executives (PGPEX), Post-Graduate Programme for Executives for Visionary Leadership in Manufacturing (PGPEX-VLM) and other management programmes.
As PGDM programme offered by IIM Calcutta is one of the most popular management programmes among MBA aspirants, IIM Calcutta cutoff 2018 for this programme is on the higher side. Candidates who meet the cutoff criteria are eligible to be shortlisted for WAT & PI. However, for final selection, a number of other factors are taken into consideration. These include academic diversity and work experience. Also, IIM Calcutta applies Government of India reservation policy for admission.
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