IIM Shillong 2015 Cutoff


IIM Shillong 2015 Cutoff – CAT 2016 will be held on December 4, 2016. Before writing the test, the students do look for the IIMs cutoff just to draw an idea about how much score they need to get in CAT so that they can get a call. IIMs never officially publish the cutoff score but they do apply the same for the purpose of shortlisting. After the completion of the test, it will be practically possible to predict the IIM Shillong 2016 cutoff. Till then, the CAT 2016 aspirants can check out the IIM Shillong cutoff 2015 on this page and can make their preparation strategy. It is imperative for all the candidates to get a CAT score which will meet the cutoff as only then they will be considered for the shortlisting. Read this article further to know the factors considered for deciding the cutoff, minimum CAT percentile and details on IIM Shillong cutoff 2015.


IIM Shillong Cutoff 2015

The minimum percentile stated in the admission criteria by the IIMs is generally misunderstood as the actual cutoff by the candidates. However, this score is basically the qualifying score which must be obtained by every candidate so that they can be considered for the admission. The candidates not meeting the cutoff will not be considered for the purpose of shortlisting. Also, the candidates must note that the actual cutoff remains on the higher side as compared to this minimum percentile published. All the CAT 2016 aspirants must try to get 98+ percentile for taking admission in IIM Shillong.

Minimum CAT 2015 Percentile – IIM Shillong Cutoff 2015

The minimum CAT 2015 cutoff for the IIM Shillong has been tabled here below.

CategoryQA (Section A)DILR (Section B)VRC (Section C)
General & OBC707070


CAT 2014 Cutoff for IIM Shillong

CategorySSC PercentileHSC PercentileGraduation PercentileSection A – CAT 2014 PercentileSection B – CAT 2014 Percentile
Others (OT)6565607070

IIM Shillong Cutoff 2015 – Areas on which it depends

The candidates for PI have been shortlisted on the basis of the following factors –

  • Candidate’s performance in the Written Examination (CAT)
  • Number of applicants
  • Number of vacant seats
  • Number of seats reserved for various categories
  • Total number of seats in IIM
  • Past academic performance
  • Work experience
  • Extra-curricular achievements
  • Exceptional achievements

IIM Shillong Cutoff 2015 – Details

  • Cutoffs vary only a little every year.
  • IIM Shillong will first focus on the marks obtained by a candidate in Graduation Degree & CAT and then final merit list will be prepared.
  • Candidates who are successful in obtaining marks above than the cutoff will be called for further rounds like Personal Interview (PI) etc.
  • Candidates who score less than the cut off marks will not be eligible for the admission.

IIM Shillong Selection Procedure

The candidates will be selected in two phases after announcement of CAT 2015. In the first phase, a short list of candidates would be declared for the Writing Skills Assessment Test (WSAT) and Personal Interview (PI). Thereafter, in the second phase, a final merit list will be prepared based on which admission will be offered. Scores of WSAT and PI will be used along with overall CAT performance for preparation of the final merit list for admission offer.

IIM Shillong Cutoff 2015 for Performance of candidates

There will be different cutoff scores for candidate’s performance obtained in written test and personal interview in various groups. The cutoff score of IIM Shillong will be used to prepare a list of candidates eligible for preparation of merit list. The table below furnishes the cutoff on the performance of the candidates.

IIM Shillong Cutoff 2015 for preparation of Final Merit List

CategoryCutoff as Minimum Percentage of Performance out of Maximum Possible Combined Performance in Written Test and PI

Note –

  1. The candidates will be ranked based on the decreasing order of the OSc Score The admission offers will be made to the candidates in order of their rank based on the OSc Score.
  2. The Institute abides by the reservation policy as per the Government of India provisions as applicable on RGIIM Shillong.
  3. Short-listed candidates would be intimated through IIMS website, e-mail (as provided in CAT Application form) and by SMS. These shortlisted candidates are required to fill-in and submit the Interview form online at IIMS website. Thereafter the institute will send the WAT & PI call letters/interview letters to those shortlisted.
  4. No communication would be sent to applicants who are not short-listed for WAT & PI.

Others IIMs Previous Years Cutoff Percentile List – CAT 2015 Cutoff

IIM 2015 Cutoff Percentiles
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IIM Amritsar CutoffIIM Ranchi Cutoff
IIM Bangalore CutoffIIM Rohtak Cutoff
IIM Bodhgaya CutoffIIM Sambalpur Cutoff
IIM Calcutta CutoffIIM Shillong Cutoff
IIM Indore CutoffIIM Sirmaur Cutoff
IIM Kashipur CutoffIIM Trichy Cutoff
IIM Kozhikode CutoffIIM Udaipur Cutoff
IIM Lucknow CutoffIIM Visakhapatnam Cutoff
IIM Nagpur Cutoff 


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