IIM Trichy Admission Criteria 2016 – CAT 2015 result was declared on 8 January 2016. IIM Trichy will soon be releasing the PI shortlist. Earlier, the Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirappalli (commonly known as IIM Trichy or IIMT) released its admission criteria for the PGP batch. For the academic session 2016-18, IIM Trichy intends to form a batch comprising of 120 students only. Like all other IIMs, the basic criteria to seek admission into IIM Trichy is the score of CAT. The admission criteria for all the IIMs is different. For shortlisting the candidates, IIM Trichy will take into consideration the candidate’s performance in CAT, Personal Interview (PI) and Written Analysis Test (WAT). The academic record and relevant work experience of the candidates will also be considered. To know more about IIM Trichy Selection Norms, keep reading this article.
IIM Trichy Admission Criteria 2016
IIM Trichy Admission Criteria for can be understood in two stages, which are as follow:
Stage 1 – To determine qualifying candidates who will be called for personal interview (PI)
Stage 2 – Final Selection of the candidates post WAT/GD/PI
Let’s understand these two stages in detail below.
IIM Trichy Admission Criteria 2016 – Stage 1
Criteria based on CAT 2015 cutoff
The candidates satisfying the criteria as listed in the table below will be considered eligible to participate in the PI/WAT round
Category of Candidate
Minimum CAT Percentiles for shortlisting, section wise
Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation
Verbal Ability & Logical Reasoning
Note – The cut-off percentiles given in above table are indicative. The actual cut-off percentiles may vary from the ones mentioned here.
IIM Trichy Admission Criteria – Stage 2
After the conduct of WAT & PI rounds, the final selection list of the candidates will be prepared on the basis of certain criteria and weights. The table below furnishes such parameters and weights:
Written Ability Test
Vocabulary, content of writing and writing skills
Communication, attitude and personality
b. Academic efforts and disposition
c. Managerial and leadership attributes
d. Social awareness and disposition
e. Overall presence
Performance at Undergraduate level
a. Engineering / Technology: 0.6
b. Science: 0.8
c. Arts / Medicine (including Pharmacy): 0.9
d. Commerce / Economics / Management: 1.0
Master’s Degree or Professional Degree
This year the total weightage for selection parameters of IIM Trichy are controllable (CAT, WAT and PI ) in the final selection stage has been kept at a whopping 80%. This ensures that the applicants, who do not have a good academic profile or work experience can still aspire to join IIM Trichy by preparing well for CAT 2015, WAT and PI rounds.
Note– The Personal Interview and Written Analysis Test would be conducted at New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai and Kolkata. The exact date for PI & WAT will be communicated to the short listed candidates by IIM Kashipur, who is co-ordinating for 2016-18 batch on behalf of IIM-Raipur, IIM-Ranchi, IIM-Rohtak, IIM-Tiruchirappalli and IIM-Udaipur & IIM-Kashipur.
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