IIM Indore Admission Criteria 2016-18


IIM Indore Admission Criteria 2016 -18 – The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore, has released the admission criteria for admission into its PG programmes for 2016-18. Based on the candidate’s performance in CAT 2015, IIM Indore will shortlist candidates for Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). The final selection will be based on the compilation of Candidate’s past academic record, WAT score and PI score. The list for shortlisted candidates for WAT and PI will be released soon and will be available on the official website of IIM Indore. However, for a hassle free download of the list, a link will be provided below. For more information on IIM Indore Admission Criteria 2016 -18, read the article below.

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IIM Indore Admission Criteria 2016 -18 & Selection Procedure

The selection procedure for IIM Indore is based on three factors, which are – (a) Eligibility Criteria, (b) Shortlist for WAT & PI, and (c) Final Selection. For details on the selection procedure, check below –

Eligibility Criteria: The candidates applying for IIM Indore must fulfill the eligibility criteria mentioned in the CAT 2015 advertisement. The candidates also must have the minimum sectional and overall percentile to get selected for the WAT and PI rounds. The candidates can check the CAT 2015 required percentile from the table below.

Required Sectional and Overall CAT 2015  Percentile Cutoffs

CategoryQuantitative Aptitude percentileData Interpretation and Logical Reasoning percentileVerbal & Reading Comprehension percentileOverall Percentile

(b) Shortlist for WAT & PI :  The candidates fulfilling the above-mentioned criteria will be shortlisted for WAT & PI. The candidates are shortlisted by using a merit list based on the composite score. Check the table below for information on the composite score.

Calculation of Composite Score
Class X Score36 * [Zcandidate – Zmin / Zmax – Zmin]
Class XII Score40 * [Zcandidate – Zmin / Zmax – Zmin]
CAT 2015 Score21 * [CAT Overall Score / Highest CAT Overall Score]
Gender Diversity Factor3 for Female Candidate
Composite Score

Sum of the above scores (Max 100)

IIM Indore will be conducting Personal Interviews in Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Indore, Kolkata, Mumbai, and New Delhi only. If required, IIM Indore holds the right to change the centres.

The candidates selected for WAT & PI must attend both WAT & PI, if they fail to do so, then they won’t be selected for further selection process. However, the candidates who have appeared for WAT & PI must have the minimum score in WAT & PI for getting selected in the next pre-admission process.

(c) The candidates who have met all the above-mentioned criteria will be considered for final selection. For admission into IIM Indore, category-wise merit list will be generated based on the Composite Score. The final composite scores will be made based on the reservation norms. Check the table below to understand the compilation process of the Final Composite Score.

Calculation of Final Composite Score
Class X Score17.5 * [Zcandidate – Zmin / Zmax – Zmin]
Class XII Score17.5 * [Zcandidate – Zmin / Zmax – Zmin]
Bachelor Degree Score15 * [Zcandidate – Zmin / Zmax – Zmin]
WAT Score15 * [Zcandidate – Zmin / Zmax – Zmin]
PI Score35 * [Zcandidate – Zmin / Zmax – Zmin]
Composite ScoreSum of the above scores (Max 100)

IIM Indore Reservation

The reservation criteria of IIM Indore is according to the norms of Government of India. For details on the IIM Indore Reservation norms, check the table provided below.

CategoryReservation (in %)
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