IIM Jammu Admission Criteria 2016-18


IIM Jammu Admission Criteria 2016-18 – Final selection status has been released for the candidates who submitted their EOI for IIM Jammu Admission 2016-18. Link to access the same is available below. The candidates are required to enter their CAT Registration Number & email id for checking the status. The admission criteria was announced by the IIM-L for Post Graduate Program in Management (PGP) admission to IIM Jammu for the session 2016-18. Based on this IIMJ Selection criterion, the candidates will be shortlisted and finally selected for allotting admission. No GD/PI held for admission to IIM Jammu for batch 2016-18, in fact it sent an email to all the shortlisted candidates requesting from them an Expression of Interest (EOI). For more details on Admission Criteria of IIM Jammu, read the article below.

Latest Selection status for IIM Jammu 2016-18 Admission Check Here


IIM Jammu Admission Criteria 2016-18

The interested candidates must confirm their EOI on or before 30 June 2016. Considering the ease of the candidates, a link to confirm EOI in IIM Jammu has been provided here above. Thereafter, a merit list will be prepared as per the IIM Jammu Admission Criteria for only those candidates who would have expressed their interest in the Institute for admission to PGP programme.

Intake at IIM Jammu

The 1st PGP 2016-18 Batch at IIM Jammu is proposed to have an intake of 45 students. The category wise intake for the first batch as shared by IIM Lucknow is as under.

CategoryFirst Batch Intake

The shortlisting process is a two stage process and these stages have been detailed below. The basic shortlisting criteria for IIM Jammu Admission 2016-18 is,

  • CAT 2015 score
  • Confirmation of interest

Stage 1 – Generation of Merit List meeting GOI Norms on reservation

The minimum CAT 2015 percentile for IIM Jammu Admission 2016 is tabled below. The candidates who have secured the minimum required scores will only be eligible for receiving the call from the institute. The eligible candidates meeting this cutoff will be shortlisted. Only such shortlisted candidates will receive an email from the Institute for expressing their EOI.

 Section 1 (VRC)Section 2 (DI + LR)Section 3 (QA)Total

Merit list will be generated using the weights assigned to various components. The image below furnishes the weights as per the components.


Academic disciplines eligible for diversity factor marks for PGP

S.No.Academic Discipline for PGP Programme (PGP)
1Arts/Humanities: Archaeology, Education, Fine Arts (Dance, Music, Painting), Geography, History, Journalism, Languages, Library Science, Literature, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Work/Welfare, Sociology, etc.
2Commerce/Economics: Accountancy, Auditing, Banking, Business Mathematics, Business Organisation, Economics, Economic Development and Planning, Public Administration, Public Finance, Secretarial Practices etc.
3Chartered Accountancy
4Cost and Works Accountancy
5Company Secretaryship
6Education (including Physical Education and Sports)

Stage 2 – Generation of final admission offer list

The final selection list will be prepared strictly on the basis of merit. The Grand Total (B) will be used to rank the candidates according to their merit.

Grand Total (B) = Shortlist Total (A) * 2