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Updated on
January 19, 2023

Consequent upon CAT 2022 exam result which was released on December 21, 2022, IIMs have been releasing individual shortlist for GD-PI-WAT round one by one. IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Lucknow have released the shortlists while IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta, IIM Indore, IIM Kozhikode are releasing their shortlists soon as per their respective admission policy.

 

A common shortlist of 20000+ candidates will be released in January 2023 by CAP coordinating IIM also for the 9 CAP 2023 participating IIMs. The IIM CAP round starts from Jan 2023 last week of Feb first week and will continue till mid March 2023. Other older top IIMs  will also release their shortlists for admission 2023. This article by MBAUniverse.com will give you overview of IIM Shortlist for all the IIMs, release dates, IIM shortlist criteria 2023, IIM Wait list, IIMs Total Seats, CAT Cut offs and other key details of IIMs Shortlist for Admissions 2023

 

Top 6 IIM Shortlists
The top 6 IIMs namely IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Lucknow, IIM Indore are the front runner in releasing the shortlists in accordance with their admission policy 2023 within a few days from the declaration of CAT exam result. 


CAT 2022

CAP 2023 for 9 New & Baby IIMs: Common Shortlist by CAP Coordinating IIM  
One of the six new IIMs will be coordinating Common Admission Process (CAP) 2023 for admission 2023 to IIM Kashipur, IIM Raipur, IIM Ranchi, IIM Trichy, IIM Udaipur, IIM Bodhgaya, IIM Jammu, IIM Sambalpur, IIM Sirmaur. For these CAP participating 9 IIMs, a Common shortlist will be released in January 2023, third week. The CAP process is conducted from Mid February to Mid March, 2023. For MBA admission 2023, there will be a common PI- WAT round for 9 IIMs. Check all the CAP 2023 details

 

Two Admission Chances for CAP Participating Baby IIMs
Out of the four CAP 2023 participating baby IIMs - IIM Bodhgaya, IIM Jammu, IIM Sambalpur, IIM Sirmaur, the two –IIM Bodh Gaya and IIM Jammu have announced different shortlisting criteria for CAP and for their own selection round.

 

Higher cut offs are announced for the CAP round and lower cut offs are announced for their own selection process after CAP is over. These IIMs have clarified that the Candidates who do not receive call for CAP 2023 will receive separate communication from these IIMs based on their respective shortlist criteria given in their admission policy.

 

Other 5 IIMs Shortlists
IIM Shillong, IIM Rohtak, IIM Amritsar, IIM Nagpur, IIM Visakhapatnam are not participating in IIM Common Admission Process (CAP) 2023 and are releasing the shortlists independently. IIM Visakhapatnam, IIM Nagpur will release their Phase-1 shortlists and IIM Shillong will also release its shortlist for final selection round.  The PI round will begin soon.

 

IIM Rohtak which, earlier used to participate in CAP round, is not participating in new IIM CAP 2023 and is independently conducting its admission process online and has asked the candidates to register and apply for admission again. The shortlist will be released soon from among the candidates who have applied for IIM Rohtak admission. IIM Amritsar will release the shortlist in February/March 2023.  

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Baby IIMs Shortlist based on Two Different Cut offs
All the 7 Baby IIMs, whether they are participating in CAP 2023 or are conducting independent PI round will ask the candidates to apply and reconfirm their interest for admission in them by the stipulated date before considering their candidature for final admission. The release dates for all the newest IIM shortlist 2023 are from March to April.

 

IIMs Shortlist for Admissions 2023: Release Dates
Following are the IIMs shortlist 2023 release dates on which the IIMs shortlists for admissions 2023 are expected for PI round

IIMs
IIM Shortlist release date
IIM Ahmedabad
January 8, 2023
IIM Bangalore
January 5 - 15, 2023
IIM Calcutta
January 10 – 15, 2023
IIM Lucknow
January 4, 2023
IIM Indore
January 15-20, 2023
IIM Kozhikode
January 15-20, 2023
IIM Shillong
January 27 – 31, 2023
IIM Rohtak
January 30 - February 5, 2023
IIM Trichy
January 15 - 20, 2023
IIM Udaipur
January 15 – 20, 2023
IIM Ranchi
January 15 – 20, 2023
IIM Kashipur
January 15 – 20, 2023
IIM Raipur
January 15-20, 2023
IIM Amritsar
March 25 – 30, 2023
IIM Bodhgaya*
January 15 -20, 2023
IIM Nagpur
April 5-10, 2023
IIM Visakhapatnam
January 25, 2023 
IIM  Jammu*
January 15 – 20, 2023
IIM Sambalpur*
January 15 -20, 2023
IIM Sirmaur*
January 15 -20, 2023

* The CAT participating new generation IIMs shortlists are released for CAP round in January  and their individual shortlists with lower cut offs will be released in April after obtaining confirmation of interest from the eligible candidates

IIM Shortlist

 

IIM Shortlist Criteria 2023: Key Parameters
IIM shortlist criteria 2023 focus more on student quality which is not just measured only by CAT exam scores. As such ‘profile’ plays a key role and therefore is considered important for improving diversity in IIM Class rooms. Accordingly IIM Shortlist criteria 2023 focus mainly on following 3 Parameters:

  • CAT 2022 Exam Scores: Each IIM shortlist criteria specify its minimum required sectional as well as overall percentile score in the range of 70 to 95 percentile
  • Academic Profile & Diversity: IIMs shortlist criteria award weightage to excellent academic record till graduation and to the candidates coming from Non-Engineering back ground. Female candidates are also awarded weightage to promote gender diversity in IIM class rooms
  • Work Experience: If a candidate has a work experience between 2 and 3 years in an executive/supervisory cadre, good weightage in the range of 5 to 10 percent is awarded in IIM shortlisting criteria to become eligible for GD-PI-WAT round

IIM Shortlist Criteria at a Glance: Key Components & Weightage

Name of the IIM
Weight %age for CAT Score
Weight %age for Academics
Weight %age for Work Ex
Weight %age for Others (Diversity etc)
IIM Ahmedabad
65
30
5
-
IIM Bangalore
40
50
8
 2
IIM Calcutta
56
40
-
 4
IIM Lucknow
60
20
10
10
IIM Indore
20
74
--
  6
IIM Kozhikode
45
40
 5
10
IIM Shillong
NA
NA
NA
NA
IIM Kashipur
100
--
--
--
IIM Raipur
100
--
--
--
IIM Ranchi
100
--
--
--
IIM Tiruchirappalli
100
--
--
--
IIM Udaipur
100
--
--
--
IIM Rohtak
100
--
--
--
IIM Amritsar
  60
20
10
10
IIM Bodhgaya
100
--
--
--
IIM Jammu
100
--
--
--
IIM Nagpur
  30
35
20
15
IIM Sambalpur
100
--
--
--
IIM Sirmaur
100
--
--
--
IIM Visakhapatnam
  40
38
12
10

IIM Admission

IIM Shortlist 2023: Seats and Expected Number of Shortlisted Candidates
IIMs shortlist 2023 will be announced by including a minimum of 10 times more candidates as compared to their respective intake. The seats available for admission in IIMs and the number of candidates expected to be shortlisted by IIMs for final selection round 2023 are given here:

Indian Institute of Management (IIM)
Seats for Admission Expected Number of candidates in Shortlist 2023
395 1437
400
1400
460
1200
500 8486
450
1400
325
3500
240
11000*
480
  1200
IIM Shillong
180
 1200
IIM Kashipur
240
11000*
185
11000*
IIM Rohtak
264
  2000
120
    700
IIM Nagpur
240
  2500
IIM Raipur
260
11000*
IIM Amritsar
240
  2500
IIM Bodhgaya
180
  1800
IIM Jammu
240
  2500
IIM Sambalpur
180
  1800
IIM Sirmaur
180
  1800

*Shortlisting clubbed for Common Admission Process (CAP) by coordinating IIM in consultation with each participating IIM

 

Top IIMs Shortlists
The information below covers the criteria and highlights of IIMs shortlists for all the top IIMs. This information will be continuously updated to provide the latest information and status about the IIMs shortlists for all the top IIMs.

 

IIM Ahmedabad (IIMA) Shortlist Released on January 8: Check Your Status, Shortlisting Criteria, Other Key Highlights  
IIM Ahmedabad PI shortlist for PGP and PGP FABM has been released with 1437 candidates. You can check your admission status by login with your CAT 2022 registration number and email ID at IIM Ahmedabad PGP admission 2023 website. Last date for submission of online Interview Form at IIM Ahmedabad by the Shortlisted candidates is February 2023 first week

 

Check Shortlist Status for PGP 2023-25: Released Now

IIM Ahmedabad

In case you are not shortlisted, you will get the message, “You have not been short-listed for Analytical Writing Test and Personal Interview (AWT-PI) for admission to PGP (2023-2025 batch), IIMA.”

 

IIM Ahmedabad Shortlist 2023: Key Highlights

  • 22317 CAT 2022 exam takers were considered by IIM Ahmedabad in shortlisting process for AWT & PI round based on CAT 2022 cut offs
  • 1 Candidate was considered for shortlisting based on GMAT score
  • CAT 2022 cut off remains at 80 percentile as announced in IIMA Admission policy
  • 1437 candidates have been finally shortlisted for PI-WAT round by IIM Ahmedabad

Category wise Candidates Shortlisted

Category
No. of Candidates Shortlisted
General
 692
EWS
   28
NC-OBC
 353
SC
 199
ST
 111
PwD
   54
Total
1437

Following weightages are awarded in IIMA Shortlisting criteria. The IIMA shortlist includes key achievers in diverse academic areas. Such candidates may have not scored very high CAT percentile but they are shortlisted on the basis of diverse profile despite low CAT percentile score

Component
Weightage in Percentage
Remarks on IIM Ahmedabad Shortlisting Criteria
CAT 2022 Score
65
Minimum sectional and overall percentile must be scored
Academic Profile
30
Class 10, 12 & bachelor’s degree awarded 10% weight each
Work Experience
 5
Work Ex of 36+ Months to get maximum weightage

IIM Ahmedabad CAT 2022 cut off: Category-wise
IIM Ahmedabad cutoff  has been reduced for admission 2023. Only the candidates above the minimum cut-offs in the CAT 2022 sectional percentile ranks, the overall percentile rank and obtaining a positive (greater than zero) raw score in all sections of CAT-2022 are considered for PI-WAT and all the subsequent stages.

Category
CAT 2022 cut off in Verbal & Reading Comprehension (VARC)
CAT 2022 cut off in Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)
CAT 2022 cut off in Quantitative Aptitude (QA)
Overall CAT 2022 cut off Percentile
General
70
70
70
80
NC-OBC cum transgender
65
65
65
75
SC
60
60
60
70
ST
50
50
50
60
PwD (All categories except ST)
60
60
60
70
PwD (ST)
50
50
50
60

GMAT Cut offs
Following GMAT score cut offs are likely to be considered by IIM Ahmedabad in shortlisting for AWT/PI round

GMAT Section
Score
Verbal
  40
Quantitative
  50
Overall Minimum GMAT Score
720

IIM Lucknow Shortlist 2023: Released on January 4, 2023
IIM Lucknow has released shortlist of 8486 candidates for final selection round based on its admission policy 2023 for its PGP, PGP-ABM and PGP-SM programmes. The online link to check your PI form is activated on the website of IIM Lucknow (www.iiml.ac.in) on January 5, 2023.

iim lucknow

How to Check Your Status in IIM Lucknow Shortlist 2023?

  • Login at IIM Lucknow website: https://www.iiml.ac.in/  
  • Take cursor to News & Announcements
  • Click on ‘Information related to PGP, PGP-ABM, PGP-SM Personal Interview Shortlist Status (Batch 2023-25)’
  • Complete list of shortlisted candidates with the candidate’s application number, composite score, shortlist status for PGP programmes is displayed
  • Check your score and shortlist status
  • Click on PI form link to check your PI round date & time
  • Candidates shortlisted for Writing Ability Test and Personal Interview (WAT-PI) based on composite score cut-offs ( as mentioned on Page 1 ) need to submit their WAT-PI form online
  • A candidate's name shall be dropped for WAT-PI if he/she fails to submit the form online within the stipulated deadline.

Category and Programme Wise IIM Lucknow Shortlist
The programme wise and category wise candidates shortlisted by IIM Lucknow are as below:

Category
Shortlist for PGP 2023-25
Shortlist for PGP-ABM 2023-25
Shortlist for PGP-SM 2023-25
General
1275
  876
730
EWS
  317
  317
  74
NC-OBC
  917
  834
297
SC
  801
  749
188
ST
  401
  363
  30
Gen-PwD
  143
    97
  25
EWS-PwD
      2
      2
  --
NC-OBC-PwD
    17
    13
    5
SC-PwD
      4
      3
   --
ST-PwD
      2
      3
    1
Total
3879
 3257
1350

Source: IIM Lucknow Admission 2023

 

IIM Lucknow Shortlisting Criteria & Cut offs
IIM Lucknow has shortlisted candidates on the basis of CAT 2022 score, past academic performance, and other criteria as under:

Sl No.
Component
PGP
PGP – ABM
PGP-SM
1.
Scaled CAT 2022 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
 
Total Weight
100
100
100

*Maximum marks for diversity factor (DFa and DFb) cannot exceed 20 for PGP-ABM Program only.

 

IIM Lucknow Cut off 2023
The programme wise cut offs announced by IIM Lucknow to shortlist the candidates for admission 2023 for this programme are:

 

IIM Lucknow Cut Off for PGP 2023-25

Category
Section-1 VARC
Section-2 DILR
Section-3 Quant
Overall
General
85
85
85
90
EWS
77
77
77
82
NC-OBC
77
77
77
82
SC
55
55
55
65
ST
50
50
50
60
PWD
50
50
50
60

Source: IIM Lucknow Admission Policy 2023

 

IIM Lucknow Cut off for PGP-ABM 2023-25

Category
Section-1 VARC
Section-2 DILR
Section-3 Quant
Overall
General
80
80
80
85
EWS
72
72
72
77
NC-OBC
72
72
72
77
SC
55
55
55
65
ST
50
50
50
55
PWD
50
50
50
55

Source: IIM Lucknow Admission Policy 2023

 

IIM Lucknow Cut Off for PGP-SM 2023-25

Category
Section-1 Quant
Section-2 DILR
Section-3 VRC
Overall
General
80
80
80
85
EWS
72
72
72
77
NC-OBC
72
72
72
77
SC
55
55
55
60
ST
50
50
50
55
PWD
50
50
50
55

Source: IIM Lucknow Admission Policy 2023

 

How to Check your Status in CAP 2023 Shortlist?
You can check your CAP shortlist status at  CAP Coordinating IIM website. You need to login with your CAT 2022 registration ID and password as shared below

cap 2022

Common Shortlisting Criteria and CAT cut offs for CAP 2023
The minimum CAT 2022 cut-off percentile required in each section and overall percentile in shortlisting for CAP 2023 are given below:

Category
Section-1 VARC
Section-2 DILR
Section-3 Quant
Overall CAT 2022 cut off Percentile
General
70
70
 70
92
EWS
40
40
40
70
NC-OBC
45
45
45
74
SC
35
35
35
54
ST
25
25
32.5
40
DAP
25
25
32.5
40

How IIMs Shortlist are announced as per IIM Admission Criteria?
The criteria being adopted by IIMs to announce the shortlist for final selection round is changed every year in accordance to respective IIM Admission criteria for the forthcoming batch. IIM Admission criteria 2023 now focus more on academic diversity, gender diversity and diverse profile of the applicants alongwith the quality of work experience. Accordingly the IIM Shortlist criteria is changed by awarding less weightage to CAT score and higher weightage to other skills of the candidates as incorporated in the IIM admission criteria 

 

All the top IIMs including IIM Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Lucknow, Indore, Kozhikode and others announce the weightage for the components in shortlisting process much ahead of the CAT exam result declaration.  

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