IIM Admission 2014: Chance for 85 percentilers to get into an IIM

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January 21, 2014
Candidates seeking admission to IIM Rohtak and hopeful of getting shortlisted on lower cut off ground must also find out their eligibility as per the weightages accorded to academic record, work experience, gender and subject diversity
The short listing procedure for Rohtak is different, and hence the cut-off for Rohtak might vary slightly

Common Admission Process meant for six newer IIMs will begin after the declaration of shortlists on January 25, 2014. “The short listing procedure for Rohtak is different, and hence the cut-off for Rohtak might vary slightly” says Prof Hari Shree Kumar, Chairperson(Admissions) IIM Trichy that will be coordinating the admission process 2014 for all the six new IIMs viz. Kashipur, Raipur, Tiruchirappalli, Ranchi  Rohtak and Udaipur,

 It may sound to be a very good news for admission seekers with less than 90 percentile in CAT 2013 as IIM Rohtak in its admission policy 2014 has announced slightly lower threshold cut off at 85 percentile as against other IIMs’ policy of 96+ percentile for admission 2014 final round. Besides IIM Rohtak has announced to have a batch size of 150-160 students in 2014-16 batch while IIM Trichy proposes to have 110 students.

Candidates seeking admission to IIM Rohtak and hopeful of getting shortlisted on lower cut off ground must also find out their eligibility as per the weightages accorded to academic record, work experience, gender and subject diversity

Cut off for short listing


Category

Overall

QA&DI

VA&LR

General

85

80

80

NC OBC

75

70

70

SC

60

45

45

ST

60

40

40

DAP/PWD

60

50

50

 

Qualification Cut Off- percentage of Marks

Category     X          XII          UG  
General        70         65           60
NC-OBC       65         60           55
SC               60         55           50
ST               55         50           45
DAP/PWD    60         55           50

Work experience – Maximum weightage of 75 will be granted for a work experience between 30 to 35 months. But no weightage will be there for the work experience below 12 months or above 60 months.

Gender diversity- Female candidates will be assigned a grace score of 30.

Subject diversity-Candidates having a non-engineering background at graduation will be assigned a grace score of 30.

IIM Rohtak Process for short listing

IIM Trichy coordinating the Personal Appearance (PA) process 2014 for six new IIMs, will call candidates 12 times of the proposed intake. Only candidates meeting the cut-off criteria listed in CAT 2013 component scores in respective categories will be considered for short listing. More important is the fact that only candidates meeting the cut-off criteria listed in qualification cut off, for X, XII and Under-Graduate (UG) reported marks in respective categories will be considered for the short listing in final admission round.

The Personal Appearance Process

The eligible candidates will be ranked on the basis of their actual Grand Total Score and top specified number will be called for the PA process above a required percentile.
The PA process will be composed of Personal Interview (PI) and Written Analysis (WA) as well as any other
component to be decided, and (d) preparing the Final Selection List (FSL) based on CAT score, PA score and profile score including Work Experience (WE) score as assessed during the PA process, score for Past Academic Performance (PAP) and any other criterion included.  Group discussion has not so far been included in PA process.

 Final Short listing for admission  

IIM Rohtak will assign a weight of 50% to CAT Total Score (Scaled to 100), PI and WAT 30; and 20 to WE, PAP and any other component that may be included. Minimum cut off may be applied to PA components.

Venues for PI & WAT

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.

In cases where candidates have been shortlisted by the six new IIMs as well as older IIMs, IIM Trichy may collect the PI & WAT scores directly from the older IIMs. Such candidates will be informed in advance, and they need not appear for IIM Trichy’s PI & WAT.

Expert Advice for final admission round

Prof S K Agarwal, expert and mentor suggests that Candidates who are optimistic of getting shortlisted shouldn’t wait for January 25, 2014 but immediately begin their preparation for WAT and PI. Improving the writing skill is a time consuming job.  Select the hot WAT topics start writing on them one by one. Get the same evaluated, rectify the errors.  Read news papers, periodicals. Write down the summary of the articles you have read. Write complete sentences and avoid cutting and crossing. Remember your reader is your examiner who is going to examine hundreds of writing pieces.

http://www.mbauniverse.com/gd_pi_preparation/login.php;

http://www.mbauniverse.com/article/id/7411/WAT-Preparation-Tips   

Personal interview also has great weightage in your final selection round. Reading and gaining the knowledge is very important but how to present it well packaged, is more important. Get the expert tips on generic and specific questions for this round.

http://www.mbauniverse.com/article/id/7269/Personal-Interview-for-MBA;

 

 

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Solved WAT Essay topic for Admission 2014

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Solved GD Topics for MBA Admission 2014 :

GD Topic for MBA: What India gained at the WTO DOHA Round

GD topic for MBA: Political activism is the only way to root out corruption

GD Topic for MBA: New Lokpal will be effective in curbing corruption

GD Topics: Gender bias in portraying Women in Advertisements

GD Topic for MBA: RBI's new governor has taken adequate steps to improve Indian Economy

GD Topic for MBA: Corruption is the root cause for Indian Economy slowdown

GD Topic for MBA: The rise in vegetable prices is a man made farce

GD Topic for MBA: Opinion Polls be banned in pre election period

GD Topic for MBA: Should business lobbying be made legal in India?

GD Topics: Will India remain way behind China?

 

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