IIMs Shortlist for Admissions 2018: Total Seats, CAT 2017 Cut offs, Fees, Placement at IIMs

Updated on ‎January 15, 2018 

 

This article will give you overview of IIMs Shortlist for Admissions 2018. This article will also inform you about Total Seats, CAT Cut offs, Fees, Placement at all IIMs in India. Post declaration of CAT 2017 result on January 8, 2018, IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore announced their Shortlists of candidates on the CAT result day while IIM Calcutta has the policy to announce the shortlist in two weeks from the date of CAT result declaration. Many other IIMs have also announced their shortlists. Details are below.

 

What is noteworthy is that even hundreds of CAT 2017 Toppers and 99Percentilershave not found place in the shortlist of candidates in the top IIMs, while candidates with percentile below 90 have been shortlisted by the top ranked IIM Ahmedabad (IIMA). At IIMA, while 1200 candidates have been shortlisted for Admission 2018, 182 candidates are with CAT 2017 percentile below 90. General category candidate with 81.53 percentile has been shortlisted too. Some other IIMs are also following this trend. This marks a new trend at IIMs, where student quality is not just measured by CAT scores, but by ‘profile’ for improving diversity at B-schools.

 

IIMs Shortlist for Admissions 2018: Total Seats, CAT 2017 Cut offs, Fees, Placement

IIM
Date of Release of Shortlist
Cut offs
Fee (Rs. lakhs) for Batch 2018-20
Average Placement 2017 (Rs. lakhs)
Total Seats
IIM Ahmedabad
January 8, 2018
81.53
21.14
22.58
395
IIM Bangalore
January 8, 2018
90+
19.5
21.42
400
IIM Calcutta
January 13, 2018
95+
19
20.00
460
IIM Lucknow
January 15, 2018
90+
14.16
18.45
500
IIM Indore
January 15, 2018 
90
14
16.23
450
IIM Kozhikode
January 9, 2018
95.5
16
17.14
375
IIM Rohtak
To be announced
90+
12.20
12.3
240
IIM Trichy
To be announced
96
12.35
13.3
180
IIM Udaipur
To be announced
90
13.08
11.94
260

IIM CAT 2017 Shortlist Highlights

 

IIM Ahmedabad

  • Shortlist announced on January 8, 2018
  • 1200 candidates shortlisted
  • 182 candidates with CAT 2017 percentile below 90 shortlisted
  • General category candidate with 81.53 percentile in CAT shortlisted
  • AWT-PI round to begin in last week of January 2018  IIM Ahmedabad Shortlist Read More...

IIM Bangalore

  • Shortlist announced on January 8, 2018
  • 1000+ candidates shortlisted
  • High Academic profile considered than only CAT 2017 score in shortlisting
  • PI schedule announced. Interviews to begin from February 12 in Bangalore, Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata and Hyderabad.   IIM Bangalore Shortlist Read More...

IIM Calcutta

  • Shortlist announced on January 13, 2018
  • 1100+ candidates shortlisted
  • Shortlist cut off is 95+ percentile in CAT 2017
  • Final cut off may go up to 99.5
  • Final Admission round begins in February 2018

Component score in each category for shortlisting the candidates for PI and WAT round as announced by IIM Calcutta are:

Components
Weights out of 50
Method of calculation
CAT 2017 overall score
28 (56%)
Candidate’s Total CAT 2017 score/Maximum CAT 2017 Score X 28
Class X marks
10 (20%)
As shared above
Class XII marks
10 (20%
As shared above
Gender Diversity factor (Women candidates)
  2 (4%)
Awarded to women candidates only

IIM Lucknow

  • IIM Lucknow shortlist announced on January 15
  • To check the status click on shortlist for WAT-PI Batch 2018-20 below News & Announcements on IIM Lucknow website
  • 1500 candidates shortlisted for PI-WAT round for PGP/PGP-ABM/PGP-SM programmes
  • IIM Lucknow shortlist Cut off is 90+ for PGP and 85+ for PGP-ABM and PGP-SM
  • No Group Discussion (GD) round in admission 2018
  • Final admission round consists of PI & WAT
  • Shortlisting weight for different PGP 2018-20 programmes is as under:

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). IIM Lucknow Shortlist Read More...

 

IIM Indore

  • IIM Indore shortlist announced on January 15
  • To check your shortlist status you need to enter security code also along with CAT 2017 registration ID and email ID
  • 1400 candidates shortlisted for PGP and PGP-HRM programmes
  • Shortlist cut off is 90 percentile
  • Final cut off in admission offer may go to 90+
  • PI-WAT round begins in February, 2018
  • Short list based on composite score which is calculated by adding up the weightage to academics, Gender deiversity and CAT 2017 percentile. Weightage ratio is as under:
Weightage component
Weightage percentage in shortlisting
Class 10 & 12 score
76%
CAT 2017 score
20%
Gender Diversity
  4%

IIM Indore Shortlist Read More...

 

IIM Kozhikode

  • Shortlist announced on January 9
  • Registration for Stage 2 shortlist closes on January 15
  • Shortlist status available on the shortlist page