IIM Udaipur Admission 2022: CAT Score Weightage Up at 60%, Profile Gets 25% Weight; Check Selection Criteria, Cut-off, Fees, Placement

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September 4, 2021
IIM Udaipur will award 60% weight to CAT 2021 exam score while candidate’s profile gets 25% weightage in final selection for admission to the flagship MBA 2022-24 batch. IIMU will participate in CAP 2022 comprising WAT & PI round which is common for nine new IIMs. The institute has a large batch size of 325 students in MBA programme. Read this article to know IIM Udaipur shortlisting criteria, Cut Offs, Fee, Placement and Final Selection process
IIM Udaipur Admission 2022

IIM Udaipur Admission criteria 2022 for the flagship MBA 2022-24 batch will award 60% weight to the CAT 2021 percentile score in final selection and rest 40% weightage goes to other components like academics, diversity, work experience and performance in PI-WAT. The two-year MBA Programme with an intake of 325 students, is full-time residential course and CAT 2021 is the mandatory exam for admission at IIM Udaipur.

IIM Udaipur will participate in Common Admission Process (CAP) 2022 which is the common PI-WAT round for nine participating new and baby IIMs. Based on the performance in CAP round, final merit list will be prepared by IIM Udaipur for MBA admission 2022. However, the conduct of Written Ability Test (WAT) in CAP 2022 depends upon the prevailing Covid pandemic situation.

Conduct of PI-WAT in CAP 2022: Expect Last Minute Changes
It may be noted that despite announcing the conduct of both PI & WAT in CAP 2022, the CAP coordinating IIM may drop the WAT component and may also conduct the PI round online for all the participating IIMs, in case the Covid pandemic situation does not improve and Government guidelines do not permit the offline conduct of WAT & PI round.

IIM Udaipur Leadership
IIM  Udaipur is led by its Director, Dr. Janat Shah, faculty in Operations Management, Quantitative Methods and Information Systems, is a B.Tech from IIT Bombay and has done FPM from IIM Ahmedabad. Prior to joining IIM Udaipur, Dr Shah had served for two decades at IIM Bangalore from 1991 to 2011. He is a visiting scholar at Sloan School of Management, MIT, USA; visiting faculty at the Logistic Institute at National University, Singapore and Special professor at Nottingham University. He has a diverse experience in academics and industry and has done research and consultancy in  Supply Chain Management, Design of Manufacturing Systems; Project Management Tata Chemical, Tata Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra, Infosys Ltd, IBM, Ingersoll Rand Marico Industries, Tata Teleservices, Aditya Birla group, Yokogawa Blue Star among others. 

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IIM Udaipur Admission 2022: Important Dates
All the candidates who have registered and applied for CAT 2021, who have opted for admission in IIM Udaipur in the CAT 2021 application form, and score the required cut off percentile, will be considered for next stage of IIM Udaipur Admission criteria.  Important dates related to admission activities 2022 at IIM Udaipur are as below:

IIM Udaipur Admission activity
Important dates
Remarks
Admission 2022 Application Starts
August 4, 2021 (10 AM)
Apply for CAT 2021- tick on the IIM Udaipur MBA programme, choose preferred interview cities in the application form. No extra application fees to be paid.
Last date to Apply
September 15, 2021 (5PM)
Can be extended by few days
CAT 2021 Exam
November 28, 2021
At 159 test cities in three slots on same day
Shortlist Announcement for PI-WAT
February, 2022
For the Common Admission Process (CAP) 2022
Final selection (PI-WAT) round start date
February 2022
CAP 2022 is common for 9 new & baby IIMs and Will continue till March 2022
Submission of Confirmation of Interest online
March 2022
After CAP round 2022 is over
Final Admission Offer
April 2022
After receiving admission offer, confirm acceptance
 Session Commencement
July 2022
Selected Candidates to register online and pay acceptance fee before orientation

IIM Udaipur Admission 2022: Key Changes

  • Sectional cut off reduced to 70 in shortlisting 2022
  • Overall cut off reduced to 93 for CAP round 2022 in shortlisting
  • CAT exam score get higher weightage at 60% in final selection
  • Conduct of WAT in Personal Appearance (PA) round depends upon Covid situation
  • Personal Interview (PI) in CAP may be conducted online
  • Weightage to Work Experience goes up at 9%
  • Weightage to PI increased to 15%
  • No Weightage announced for WAT

IIM Udaipur: Key Highlights and USPs
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Udaipur is the second generation IIM set up in 2011 and has grown up to one of the top B-schools in India. IIMU is carrying the vision to become a globally recognized management school by 2030.  The Key highlights and USPs of IIM Udaipur are:

  • Highly Ranked: IIM Udaipur is highly ranked in national and international top B-school rankings. It is ranked #17 in Govt. of India MHRD NIRF Ranking 2020 for 100 Management institutes and has been ranked #15 in MBAUniverse.com B-school Rankings 2021. Internationally, IIM Udaipur is featured in the Masters in Management (MIM) QS World University Rankings 2021 in the 101+ band for the second consecutive year. FT Masters in Management 2020 Global Ranking placed the IIM Udaipur 2 years MBA programme #72nd rank, moving up four places from its 76th  Rank in 2019.  IIM Udaipur is ranked first in India on value for money and career progression among the FT MIM ranked schools. 
  • Accreditations: IIM Udaipur has earned prestigious international accreditation from the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). By attaining AACSB accreditation in less than eight years since its inception, IIM Udaipur is the youngest AACSB-accredited B-school in India.
  • Awards Degree  instead of Diploma: IIM Udaipur offers MBA degree programme instead of earlier Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Management. 
  • High Intake: MBA at IIM Udaipur has an intake of 325 students
  • Fee with high RoI: IIM Udaipur MBA programme fee is Rs.18.65 lakhs. The fee is a good investment as it offers high RoI with average salary package in the range of Rs.12 to 14 LPA
  • High placements: IIM Udaipur has concluded Placement 2021 but the salary date will be released after IPRS audit. Average salary in Placement 2020 was Rs. 12.93 LPA and highest domestic salary was Rs.30.05 LPA.
  • Top Recruiters: IIM Udaipur is a favourite placement destination for top companies. Top recruiters in Placement 2021 included  Goldman Sachs,  HSBC,  Accenture, Adani, Aditya Birla, NSE, Bajaj Auto, BPCL, Capgemini, Cummins, HPCL, ICICI Bank, RBI, Titan
  • MBA with Diverse Specializations: IIM Udaipur offers wide range of specializations in its MBA programme. These are Business Policy and Strategy, Finance & Accounting, Marketing, Operations Management, Quantitative Methods and Information Systems, Organizational Behavior and Human Resources, Communication, Economics
  • International Exchange: IIM Udaipur has student exchange tie-ups with top business schools in France and Germany. The international exposure gives them the opportunity to immerse themselves in a new culture, develop a broader business perspective, expand their global network and widen their personal and intellectual horizons. Students can get the opportunity of spending the fifth trimester  at one of IIMU’s partner management schools in France or in Germany which include EDHEC Business School, EMN Ecole de management de Normandie, IESEG School of Management, KEDGE Business School in France and HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management, EBS Business School, FAU Friedrich–Alexander University Erlangen–Nürnberg in Germany.
  • International Corporate Internship: Each year a number of students are placed in summer internships in locations including Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, London and Malaysia. 
  • Accomplished Faculty: IIMU follows the Japanese model of faculty development, with a tough selection process. All of IIMU’s full-time faculty members have earned PhDs or are Fellows at top schools in India, Europe and North America. In addition, IIMU attracts adjunct and visiting faculty drawn from IIMs and other prominent business schools in India and abroad. Top executives from leading companies are also invited as visiting faculty, bringing vast industry experience to the classroom.
  • Campus Infrastructure: IIM Udaipur was the first IIM of second generation to relocate to its permanent 300 acre campus in October 2016. IIMU permanent campus is situated in Balicha about 8 km from the old city of Udaipur. The campus is well equipped with ergonomically designed A/C classrooms, hostels, mess, library, WiFi and all other essential functions.

IIMU: Focus on Global Perspective
60% students at IIM Udaipur take advantage of one of the many options to study or work abroad for periods ranging from two weeks to three months during the course of their two year PGP program. The international exposure increases their understanding of the impact of cultural values and widens their personal and intellectual horizons. The opportunities include International Corporate Internship, International Business in Practice (IBP) and Student Exchange Program

MBA Programmes Offered at IIMU

IIM Udaipur offers following MBA programmes of two years and one year duration:

  • 2 Years full time MBA Programme
  • 1 Year full time MBA-Global Supply Chain Management (MBA-GSCM)
  • 1 Year full time MBA-Digital Enterprise Management (MBA0DEM)
  • 20 Months Part Time Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA)

Let us know all about the fee, placement, admission criteria, selection process for two years full time MBA programme offered at IIM Udaipur

IIM Udaipur MBA Fees

  • The total programme fees payable by MBA students of Resident Indian Category at IIM Udaipur is Rs 18,65,000/-.
  • The course fee includes Hostel accommodation, Mess charges, access to lectures, computer facilities, library etc. It also includes alumni fee 
  • Laptop computer, text books, Insurance, personal expenses on  travel, clothes and laundry are extra.
  • The total programme fees for the 2022-2024 batch may be revised further

IIM Udaipur MBA Intake: 325 Students
IIM Udaipur MBA 2022-24 batch size has been increased to 325 students .

IIM Udaipur Now offers MBA Degree instead of Diploma
After implementation of IIM Act 2017, IIM Udaipur will award MBA degree to its 2022-24 batch. The two-year Post-graduate Programme in Management (PGP) at IIM Udaipur is now renamed as Master of Business Administration (MBA). It is a full-time residential course for graduates from all disciplines who wish to choose a career in management. The MBA Programme at IIM Udaipur is highly ranked one.

According to IIM Udaipur, “The Program lasts two years over six terms with a compulsory Internship at the end of the 1st year. Students earn an MBA degree.”

IIM Udaipur Placements
IIM Udaipur final placement 2021 had concluded with high packages. However, the salary data for Placement 2021 will be released after IPRS audit in the month of September/October 2021.

IIM Udaipur Placement 2021: Highlights

  • 100% Placement for the largest ever batch of 322 participating students as against 233 students last year
  • Number of recruiters in Placement 2021 goes up to 100+ from 87 last year
  • Number of new recruiters goes up to 60+
  • Highest number of offers were made for Sales and Marketing function
  • E-Commerce  sector saw 100% increase in number of offers as compared to last year
    Students received offers in the domains of Analytics, Finance, HR, Operations, Sales & Marketing among others
  • Top recruiters included Goldman Sachs,  HSBC,  Accenture, Adani, Aditya Birla, NSE, Bajaj Auto, BPCL, Capgemini, Cummins, HPCL, ICICI Bank, RBI, Titan
  • Students bagged some of the most sought-after investment banking roles at Goldman Sachs and HSBC

Placement 2020
The salary data for Placement 2020 at IIM Udaipur has been released. Highest domestic salary in placement 2020 shot up at Rs.30.05 LPA from Rs.27.50 LPA. Average salary has stood at Rs.12.93 LPA. International companies also recruited students in placement 2020. The highest international offer stood at USD 193,898 (Eqv. INR 1,39,60000) LPA. The average international salary in placement stood at USD 113,168 (Eqv INR 81,48,000).

Top recruiters in placement 2020 included 4tigo, Accenture Strategy, Accenture Technology, Aditya Birla Capital, Advaiya, Alstom, Amul, Axis Bank, Bajaj Auto, Berger Paints, Blue Star, Career Launcher, Cipla Health Ltd, Cognizant, Cummins India Ltd, Deloitte, DS Group, Flipkart, General Electric, Goldman Sachs, Hero Motocorp, IBM, ICICI Bank, ICICI Lombard, IIFL, IndiaMart, Infosys, KPMG, Larsen & Toubro, Maruti Suzuki, Pidilite Industries Ltd, RBL Bank, ROINet Solutions, TAFE, Tata Steel, Titan, Tredence Analytics, Ujjivan Bank, United Breweries, Vedanta. Read More

IIM Udaipur Admission Criteria 2022
The MBA 2022-24 is the 12th batch at IIM Udaipur. The batch size will be of 325 students and the admission process is based on CAT 2021 score, Performance in CAP 2022 followed by final admission offer. The MBA admission process for IIM Udaipur consists of:

  • CAT Examination
  • Short listing candidates for Personal Appearance (PA) process
  • PA process is composed of Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). The PA process will be common to IIMs which are participating in the Common Admission Process (CAP).
  • Preparing the Merit List based on CAT score, WAT & PI score and Profile score

However, before we go through the each stage of admission criteria, let us know the IIM Udaipur admission eligibility criteria and whether it is different from other IIMs.

IIM Udaipur Admission Eligibility

  1. IIM  Udaipur Eligibility criteria require that the candidate must hold a bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years duration after class 12, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (in case of the candidate belonging to SC/ST/PwD category, the eligibility criterion is relaxed to 45%
  2. One of the most important points in IIM Udaipur Admission Eligibility criteria is that apart from a recognized graduate degree, the candidate should appear in CAT 2021 exam and must score minimum prescribed sectional and overall score to be considered for shortlisting
  3. If the candidate is awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence to determine PGP admission eligibility would be based on the equivalence certified by the institution/university from where the bachelor's degree is obtained. In case the institution/university does not have any scheme for converting the CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by IIM Udaipur by dividing the obtained CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant by 100 to confirm the Admission eligibility of the candidate. 
  4. A candidate appearing for the final year bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results is also eligible to apply for IIM Udaipur Admission 2022. Such a candidate must produce a certificate from the principal/head of the department/ registrar/director of the institution/university certifying that the candidate is currently in the final year or is awaiting final results and has obtained at least 50% marks or equivalent (45% in case of the candidate belonging to SC/ST/PwD category) based on latest available grades/marks.
  5. IIM Udaipur Eligibility further clarifies that such a candidate, if selected, will not be eligible for the IIM Indore admission unless he/she submits a certificate latest by June 30, 2022 from the principal/head of the department/registrar/director of the institution/university (issued on or before June 30, 2022) stating that they have completed all the requirements (the result may, however, be awaited) for obtaining the bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification on the date of issue of the certificate.
  6. It is mandatory for a final year student, who is provisionally considered eligible by IIM Udaipur and offered admission, to submit the mark-sheet and degree certificate of the final year bachelor's degree examination held on or before June 30, 2022.  The deadline to submit the mark-sheet and the certificate is December 31, 2022. 

IIM Udaipur Shortlisting Criteria 2022
IIM Udaipur will shortlist the candidates on the basis of CAT 2021 score, and other parameters for final selection round as under:

  • The shortlisting for final selection round in IIM Udaipur Admission Criteria awards maximum weight to CAT 2021 score.
  • The candidate must have scored minimum sectional percentile of 70 in each of the three sections of CAT 2021 – Quantitative Aptitude' (QA), ‘Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning' (DILR) and ‘Verbal and Reading Comprehension' (VRC)
  • A candidate must have scored minimum overall percentile of 93 in CAT 2021
  • If the candidate does not score minimum prescribed percentile in CAT 2021, he/she will not be considered for shortlisting for final selection stage.
  • IIM Udaipur’s Admission Committee decides the number of candidates who would be shortlisted for PA round on the basis of criteria prepared for each category
  • All the Candidates shortlisted for PA process have to attend PI which is a common process for all the participating IIMs

IIM Udaipur Admission 2022 Cut Off  
IIM Udaipur Cutoff  has been liberalised for admission. Only the candidates above the minimum cut-offs in the CAT 2021 sectional percentile ranks, the overall percentile rank and obtaining a positive (greater than zero) raw score in all sections of CAT-2021 are  considered for shortlisting for PI-WAT process:

Category
Section-1 VARC
Section-2 DILR
Section-3 Quant
Overall CAT 2021 Percentile
General
70
70
 70
93
EWS
50
50
 50
74
NC-OBC
70
70
70
74
SC
35
35
35
54
ST
27
27
27
40
DAP
27
27
27
40

Final Admission Selection Round Criteria: PA process

  • All the shortlisted candidates should participate in Personal Appearance (PA) round for admission to IIM Udaipur
  • Final Selection Round 2022 for IIM Udaipur Admission consists of Personal Interview (PI) & Writing Ability Test (WAT). Conduct of WAT will depend upon Covid pandemic situation
  • The final selection PA round for IIM Udaipur Admission will be common for the IIMs who are participating in the Common Admission Process (CAP) 2022.
  • The scores obtained by the candidate in PA process of CAP 2022 would be considered for preparing the merit list
  • IIM Udaipur selection criteria after final admission round award 60% weight to CAT 2021  Score; 15% weight to Personal Interview(PI); 9% Weight to Academic profile; 9% Weight to Work Experience and 7% weight to Diversity.
  • Candidates who do not obtain certain minimum scores in the Personal Assessment (PA) will not be considered for the merit list. The minimum scores will be decided by IIM Udaipur at its discretion.

IIMUdaipur Final Selection Criteria Weights for Admission 

Component
Weightage Percentage
Remarks
CAT 2021 Score
  60
CAT Score to be used and not the CAT Percentile
Personal Interview (PI)
  15
Obtained Score used in Final Merit List
Written Ability Test (WAT)
  No Weight Announced
Conduct of WAT depends upon Covid situation
Class 10 Marks
    2
92.01% & above Marks Needed for 2% Wt
Class 12 Marks
    2
92.01% & above Marks Needed for 2% Wt
Under graduation Marks
    4
92.01% & above Marks Needed for 4% Wt
CA/CS/ICWA
    1
Passed
Work Experience
    9
Work Ex 31-36 Months to get highest Wt
 Academic Diversity
    2
Applicable for Arts,Commerce,Science, Medicine, Humanities among others
Gender Diversity
    5
For Female candidates only
Total Weightage points
100
After Final Selection Round

IIM Udaipur Admission Process
Following steps are included in the IIM Udaipur Admission process:

  • Step 1: The candidate must have appeared and scored the minimum required sectional and overall percentile in CAT 2021 to be considered for Shortlisting process for admission at IIM Udaipur. Category wise short-lists of the candidates are prepared for Personal Interview (PI) from among the candidates who have a valid CAT-2021 score, who have applied to the programme and who satisfy the eligibility criteria for the programme of IIM Udaipur.
  • Step 2: Shortlisted Candidates have to attend Common Admission Process (CAP) 2022 for the participating IIMs.
  • Step 3: After the PI round, admission offers are made by IIM Udaipur to successful candidates. The final selection is based on a diverse set of attributes which includes performance in CAT, performance in PI, academics, work experience, diversity among others. Candidates not meeting the minimum performance in Personal Assessment (PA) will not be considered. Category wise merit list will be generated based on weightages awarded to various components.
  • Step 4: Final Admission Offer will be made to the candidates in the last week of April.first week of May 2022 on the basis of Final Merit Score and will be available on IIM Udaipur website. 
  • Step 5: Candidates receiving admission offer from IIM Udaipur will need to send the acceptance within the stipulated date along with an Offer Acceptance amount of Rs.75,000/-.

Internships at IIM Udaipur

  • After completing the first year of studies, students at IIM Udaipur undertake a mandatory internship- either an experiential learning opportunity at a company location or an opportunity to develop their own entrepreneurial project.
  • Corporate internships can take place either in India or internationally in locations that have included Dubai, Qatar, London and Malaysia. It is a chance to apply the academic theories and concepts they have learned to real issues faced by organizations.
  • The International Business in Practice course is a unique second year elective that gives more than one third of the students the chance to work for two weeks on a live business problem in a company in another South Asian country or the Middle East.
  • PGP's compulsory Rural Immersion requires the students spending a week in a village where they work closely with NGOs to appreciate on-the-ground realities and challenges faced by those at the bottom of the pyramid.

One of the highly ranked among top B-schools in India including IIMs, IIM Udaipur was created by Government of India in 2009. IIM Udaipur started operation in 2011 and has now grown to become one of the best Management Institutes in India and is competing globally. Recently IIM Udaipur has earned International AACSB Accreditation.

Stay tuned to MBAUniverse.com for more updates on IIM Udaipur 

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