IIM Bangalore Shortlist: Many shortlisted below 95 CAT percentile in 1000+ candidates; Fee, PI dates announced

IIM Bangalore Shortlist
Saturday, January 13 2018, 12:57 PM
IIM Bangalore announced the shortlist of 1000 plus candidates for the PI round after CAT 2017 results were out on January 8, 2018. After revision of its fee for PGP programme, IIM Bangalore has also announced the PI-WAT round dates for PGP admission 2018-20 batch
Candidates with less than 95 percentile have been shortlisted by IIM Bangalore for final admission round due to the reason that only 40% weightage has been given to CAT score

IIM Bangalore announced the shortlist of 1000 plus candidates for the PI round after CAT 2017 results were out on January 8, 2018. Many of the candidates with less than 95 percentile have been shortlisted by IIM Bangalore for final admission round due to the reason that only 40% weightage has been given to CAT score and 60% weight has gone to other parameters.

The PI-WAT round dates have also been announced by IIM Bangalore. The final admission round will be held by IIM Bangalore in 5 cities in India and will begin on February 12 and will be over on March 17, 2018.

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During the last few years, IIM Bangalore fee has been substantially revised upwards and now the fee for this one of the top three IIMs is Rs.19.70 lakhs plus Rs.25000/- mess charges for each term.

Hundreds of 99 and above CAT percentilers have not found place in the shortlist of candidates in IIM Bangalore due to its revised admission criteria awarding less weightage to CAT 2017 percentile. However, IIM Bangalore has shortlisted all the 20 candidates who scored 100 percentile in CAT this year. There are 2 females and 3 non-engineers among the 20 candidates who have scored 100 percentile in CAT 2017.

IIM Bangalore fee components

IIM Bangalore fee structure for domestic candidates is divided into following components:

IIM Bangalore Fee component
Fee amount
Fee for 2 years
Rs. 19,50,000
Caution Deposit (General)
Rs. 15,000
Caution Deposit (Hostel)
Rs. 5,000
Total charges excluding mess charges
Rs.19,70,000

In addition to above, students getting admission to PGP programme at IIM Bangalore, will have to shell out Rs. 25000/- towards Mess charges in advance for each term. Since there are six terms in the two year PGP programme, total amount of IIM Bangalore fee including mess charges would come to Rs. 21.20 lakhs.

IIM Bangalore fee of Rs.19.50 lakhs covers Tuition, Library, Internet, Case Permission Royalty, Course Material, Hostel Room Rent and Service Charge, Medical Insurance, Personal Accident Insurance and Alumni Activity. The Caution deposit (one time) is to be paid separately at the time of registration.

Besides the IIM Bangalore fee structure excludes Service Tax or  any other tax.  Such taxes, if made applicable by law, will be collected from students at the prescribed rates.

PGP Hostel Accommodation
Accommodation on the IIM Bangalore campus is provided only for single occupancy. However, candidates may opt to live off-campus only in their second year by making their own arrangements but not in the first year.

PGP 2018: PI-WAT dates announced
IIM Bangalore has announced PI and WAT round venues and dates for admission to 2018-20 batch.  The PI/WAT round will be conducted by IIM Bangalore in 5 cities namely Bangalore, Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad. It will commence on February 12 in Bangalore and will be over on March 17, 2018 in Hyderabad.

Complete PI-WAT schedule announced by IIM Bangalore is:

Interview City
Interview dates
Bangalore
February 12-17 2018 & February - March 03, 2018
Mumbai
February 26 – March 03, 2018
New Delhi
March 09,10 & March 12 – 17, 2018
Kolkata
March 05 – 08, 2018
Hyderabad
March 05 – 08, 2018

IIM Bangalore will send an email with schedule to only those candidates who have been shortlisted for PI/WAT and successfully submit the application.

IIM Bangalore FPM admission open
Alongwith the Admission process for PGP 2018-20, IIM Bangalore has opened admission process for Fellow Programme in Management (FPM). The application deadline for IIM Bangalore FPM is January 17 and there will be an entrance test on February 4 for admission to FPM Programme.

Application Deadline
January 17, 2018 (5:00 pm)
IIMB Test
February 04, 2018 (Test centres –Bangalore, Delhi)
Interviews Dates #
March 30 & 31, 2018*
Interview Centres
Bangalore
Offers
April 06, 2018*
Last date for accepting offers
April 20, 2018*
Programme Registration
June 14, 2018*

Check your Admission Status at IIM Bangalore  
At the below given window, you can check your shortlist status for PGP 2018-20 batch. If you are shortlisted, you will get the congratulation message from IIM Bangalore.

IIM Bangalore Shortlisting criteria
The minimum required percentile in CAT 2017 to qualify for 1st stage shortlisting at IIM Bangalore for PI round for admission to PGP 2018-20 is 90 overall and 85 in VARC while it is 80 in DILR and Quant sections.  While other IIMs have maintained same qualifying standard across all the 3 sections, IIM Bangalore has prescribed higher percentile for VARC section to qualify for the 1st stage shortlisting criteria.

IIM Bangalore has only 40% weight to CAT 2017 scores in the first stage shortlisting process and 60% weight to other parameters for final admission round to PGP 2018-20 batch.

Other parameters like weightage to academic profile, academic diversity, gender diversity, work experience will follow only after you clear the hurdle of scoring minimum sectional percentile in CAT 2017.

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