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  • IIM Lucknow Admission Criteria for PGP 2017-19

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    Announcing the shortlisting criteria and final admission policy for PGP 2017-19 batch, IIM Lucknow has made it amply clear that the highly ranked B-school would prefer candidates with excellent academic profile, diversity and work experience in its class rooms for PGP 2017-19 batch.
    To qualify for shortlisting at IIML, CAT 2016 aspirants shall have to score a minimum 85 sectional percentile and a minimum of 90 overall percentile in the CAT 2016 exam going to be held on December 4, 2016 in 2 sessions.
    The minimum CAT 2016 score requirement may go up in actual shortlisitng of the candidates, in case greater number of CAT takers score more but the candidates without meeting the minimum requirement may not be shortlisted by IIM :Lucknow after declaration of CAT 2016 result.
    Shortlisting for PI round: CAT score Weightage reduced to 60%
    The most important criterion for generation of merit list for WAT-PI for PGP, PGP-ABM & PGP-SM programme 2016-18 at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow is the CAT 2016 scores obtained by the eligible candidate. IIM Lucknow will award weightage of 60 points to CAT 2016 score in shortlisting the candidates for WAT & PI round for Flagship PGP 2017-19 batch.
    Last year the weight awarded by IIM Lucknow at first stage shortling for CAT score was 38 points out of total 50, making it 76%. Now it has been substantially slashed to only 60 points out of 100, making it 60%.
    The following minimum CAT 2016 score cut-offs have been announced by IIM Lucknow for selecting the eligible candidates to different programmes.
    PGP 2017-19
    The Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) is the flagship programme offered by IIM Lucknow. It is a 2 year, full time residential programme.

    Category Section-1 Quant Section-2 DILR Section-3 VRC Overall
    General 85 85 85 90
    NC-OBC 77 77 77 82
    SC 55 55 55 70
    ST 50 50 50 65
    PWD 55 55 55 70


    • #3
      PGP-ABM 2017-19
      The 2 year Post Graduate Programme in Agribusiness management at IIM Lucknow is a full time residential course designed to develop Agribusiness leaders, entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs with vision, competence and appropriate attitude for promoting/growing agribusiness and agro-based enterprises with a strong international orientation.
      Category Section-1 Quant Section-2 DILR Section-3 VRC Overall
      General 80 80 80 85
      NC-OBC 72 72 72 77
      SC 55 55 55 65
      ST 50 50 50 60
      PWD 55 55 55 65


      • #4
        PGP-SM 2017-19
        IIM Lucknow’s Postgraduate Programme in Sustainable management (PGPSM) endevours to produce experts to fill the gap of sustainability issues in industry. PGPSM is a 2 years full time residential programme being offered at Noida campus of IIM Lucknow. The programme is designed to help managers to develop an ethos of environment and social responsibility and equip them with holistic skills to handle varied sustainability challenges.
        Category Section-1 Quant Section-2 DILR Section-3 VRC Overall
        General 80 80 80 85
        NC-OBC 72 72 72 77
        SC 55 55 55 65
        ST 50 50 50 60
        PWD 55 55 55 65


        • #5
          20% Weightage to academics
          Weigthage to Academic profile and academic diversity will have a total maximum weightage of 20% during shortlisting process at IIM Lucknow for admission 2017. This weightage was 10% last year as only 5 points out of 50 were awarded to academics making it 10%.
          No weightage will be awarded for marks obtained in Class X. The maximum weightage of 10 points will be awarded for class 12 marks scored in a range of 98+ to 100. There will be a zero weightage if the candidate has scored less than 80 percent marks.
          Graduation marks will also be awarded a weightage of 10 points by IIM Lucknow after applying the normalization process to different academic streams like Engineering; Science; Commerce; Arts and others.
          10% Weightage to Work Experience
          Work Experience will carry a maximum weightage of 10% in the shortlisting criteria of IIM Lucknow. Only paid and full-time work experience, acquired after completing the Bachelor’s Degree will be counted as on July 31, 2016. Apprenticeship, Articleship, Internship etc., which form an integral part of a course of study, would not be treated as work experience.
          The weightage to work experience last year was only 4% as 2 out of 50 points were awarded to work experience.
          5% weightage to Academic diversity
          For the flagship PGP 2017-19 programme, IIM Lucknow will award a weightage of 5 points for academic diversity. The courses that qualify for the award of weightage on academic diversity are –
          Arts/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.
          Commerce/Economics: Accountancy, Auditing, Banking, Business Mathematics, Business Organisation, Economics, Economic Development and Planning, Public Administration, Public Finance, Secretarial Practices, Chartered Accountancy, Cost and Works Accountancy, Company Secretaryship.
          Others: Education (including Physical Education and Sports); Law; Medicine/Dentistry; Pharmacology/Pharmacy
          5% Weightage to Gender Diversity
          A female candidate will be awarded a weightage of 5 points by IIM Lucknow during the shortlisting criteria for admission 2017.
          No GD in PI round
          IIM Lucknow will no longer conduct Group Discussion (GD) Round in final stage of admission process in 2017. The 10 points that were earlier awarded to Group Discussion round now stand shifted to other components in PI round.

          1st stage shortlisting: Weightage Criteria on a scale of 100
          Sl No.
          Component PGP PGP – ABM PGP-SM
          1. Scaled CAT score (CS) 60 60 60
          2. Class 12 marks (12M) 10 10 10
          3. Graduation marks (GM) 10 10 10
          4. Work experience (WE) 10 0 10
          5a. Diversity Factor: (DFa): Academic Disciplines AD) 5 20* 5
          5b. Diversity Factor (DFb): Gender 5 5* 5
          *Maximum marks for diversity factor (DFa and DFb) cannot exceed 20 (for PGP-ABM Program only).


          • #6
            Final selection round
            A candidate’s final score for selection in PGP/PGP-ABM/PGP-SM programme for the batch 2017–19 will be calculated on the basis of the assigned weights as given below-
            Sl No. Component Weight for PGP & PGP-SM programme Weight for PGP-ABM programme
            1 CAT 2016 score 30 35
            2 Academic Performance (12M + GM) 5+5 5+5
            3 Diversity Factor (DFa +DFb) 5 5
            4 Work experience 5 NA
            5 Writing Ability Test (WAT) 10 10
            6 Personal Interview (PI) 40 40
            The minimum requirement for getting a pass in Personal Interviews is 12 out of 40 marks. Names of candidates who do not pass in PI will not be included in the final merit list.