IIM Ranchi Admission Criteria 2016-18


IIM Ranchi Admission Criteria 2016 -18 – Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ranchi, has released the admission criteria for admission into its PGDM courses. The candidates will be shortlisted for Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) on the basis of their CAT 2015 Score. The WAT and PI will be common for all the new six IIMs, namely, Ranchi, Rohtak, Raipur, Tiruchirappalli, Udaipur and Kashipur. The list for shortlisted candidates will be released soon on the official website of the Institute. The candidates can also download the list of shortlisted candidates for WAT and PI from the article below. For details on IIM Ranchi Admission Criteria, read the article below.

IIM Ranchi 2016 Shortlisted Candidate’s list – Click Here

IIM Ranchi Admission Criteria & Selection Procedure 2016

The selection procedure for IIM Ranchi will be based on these three factors – (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 meet the eligibility criteria as per as the criteria mentioned in the CAT 2015 Advertisement. To get selected for the WAT and PI rounds, the candidates must fulfill the required overall and sectional percentile. Check the table provided below for details on the required criteria for getting shortlisted for IIM Ranchi WAT & PI.

Category QuantitativeAptitudeData Interpretation & Logical ReasoningVerbal & Reading ComprehensionTotal (Overall)


Since the above table is predictive, few candidates scoring the minimum criteria may not get shortlisted for WAT and PI. The list of shortlisted candidates of all the new IIMs will be combined together for further processing.      

Shortlisting for PI & WAT Process – The Personal Interview and the Written Ability Test will be held at various centres, namely, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Bangalore. The date for the WAT and PI will be announced soon to the candidates.

Final Admissions 2016 – The final selection will be announced after the WAT & PI process is over. The final selection list will be compiled on the basis of the candidate’s CAT Score, PI score, WAT score and Profile. Read the table below for more details on the final IIM Ranchi Admission Criteria & Procedure.

EventWeightage (Percentile)
CAT Score30%
PI Score30%
WAT Score10%


For the profile score, IIM Ranchi will be following method –

ProfileTotal Marks is 30
Academic Profile15
Work Experience5
Academic Diversity5
Gender Diversity5


A total of 15 marks is  given to the Academic Profile. The academic profile will be evaluated on the marks obtained in school and high school/Junior College. Check the table below to check the compilation of Academic Profile.

According to CAT%85-10080-8575-8070-7570-65Less than 65


Candidates having work experience will be credited out of 5 marks. The marks will be according to the experience. The distribution of marks is explained in the table below.

Work Experience

Maximum Marks

Less than 6 Months


6 to 11 Months


12 to 17 months


18 to 23 months


24 to 29 months


30 to 35 months


More than or equal to 36 months



Note – If the candidate’s bachelor degree is a non-engineering degree, then he/she will be credited a total of 5 marks. Also, female candidates will be awarded 5 marks. However, the admission criteria may vary at the time of admission.