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February 25, 2020

IIMs shortlists for all the top IIMs are released and now the final selection process is going on. A few IIMs are yet to release their shortlists.

 

Among the top 7 IIMs, IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Calcutta, IIM Bangalore, IIM Lucknow, IIM Kozhikode and IIM Indore have released their shortlists. IIM Rohtak which is independently conducting its PI-WAT process,  has also released its shortlist and has concluded its final selection round in different cities. IIM Udaipur has released the shortlist for CAP 2020 being conducted by IIM Ranchi for 9 IIMs. IIM Shillong is to release the shortlist soon. IIM Nagpur has announced its shortlist dates and will release the shortlist based on CAT 2019 score in the month of March 2020.

 

Shortlist by CAP 2020 Participating IIMs
IIM Ranchi is conducting Common Admission Process for 9 new IIMs who will participate in the process. CAP 2020 will be common for IIM Bodh Gaya, IIM Jammu, IIM Kashipur, IIM Raipur, IIM Ranchi, IIM Sambalpur, IIM Sirmaur, IIM Trichy and IIM Udaipur. It will be conducted in March 2020. IIM Udaipur has released its shortlist for CAP, other IIMs are to announce their shortlist for final selection round shortly.

 

IIM Rohtak has opted out of CAP 2020 and has released its shortlist for WAT-PI round. It has released the dates for PI-WAT round which has been conducted from February 10 to 21, 2020 in 5 cities. 

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Shortlist by Baby IIMs: ReConfirm Interest for Shortlist
IIM Nagpur has released the dates for shortlist announcement based on CAT scores as under;

Activity
Dates
Shortlist (List 1) of candidates based on CAT cut-offs
1st week of March 2020
Submission of Application Forms by candidates shortlisted in List 1
3rd week of March 2020
Shortlist (List 2) for PI/WAT based on Comprehensive Score (CS)
4th week of March 2020
Confirmation for PI/WAT
1st -2nd week of April 2020
PI/WAT Process
2nd week of April to 2nd week of May 2020
Final Admission Offers
Starting from 3rd week of May 2020

Source: IIM Nagpur

 

IIM Visakhapatnam, has opened its application process for admission 2020. IIM Amritsar, IIM Bodhgaya, IIM Jammu, IIM Sambalpur, IIM Sirmaur are yet to start their shortlisting process. The shortlist of all the baby IIMs for PI-WAT round is expected in April 2020.

 

This article by MBAUniverse.com will give you overview of IIMs Shortlist release dates, IIM shortlisting criteria, IIM Wait list, IIMs Total Seats, CAT Cut offs, Fees, Placement at all IIMs in India. 

 

IIMs Shortlist 2020 Release Dates 2020
Following are the IIM shortlist release dates on which the IIMs have released the shortlists or are expected to release the shortlists for GD-PI-WAT round for MBA admission 2020

IIMs

Shortlist release date 

IIM Ahmedabad

Released on January 6, 2020  Read More

IIM Bangalore

Released on January 10, 2020  Read More

IIM Calcutta

Released on January 8, 2020  Read More

IIM Lucknow

Released on January 4, 2020  Read More

IIM Indore

Released on January 10, 2020  Read More

IIM Kozhikode

Released on January 7, 2020   Read More

IIM Shillong

Expected on January 28, 2020 

IIM Rohtak

Released on February 3, 2020 Read More

IIM Trichy

Expected on January 27, 2020

IIM Udaipur

Released on February 6, 2020 Read More

IIM Ranchi

Expected on January 27, 2020

IIM Kashipur

Expected on January 27, 2020

IIM Raipur

Expected on January 27, 2020

IIM Amritsar

Expected on April 22, 2020

IIM Bodhgaya

Expected on April 25, 2020 

IIM Nagpur

Expected on April 26, 2020

IIM Visakhapatnam

Expected on April 26, 2020  Read More

IIM  Jammu

Expected on May 10, 2020 

IIM Sambalpur

Expected on May 15, 2020

IIM Sirmaur

Expected on May 15, 2020

IIM Shortlist Criteria: Key Parameters

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

  • CAT 2019 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 a 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 Seats and Number of Shortlisted Candidates
IIMs shortlists are 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 shortlisted by IIMs for final selection round 2020 are given here:

Indian Institute of Management (IIM)
Seats for Admission
Number of candidates in Shortlist 2020
395
1243
400
1400
460
1200
500
8031
450
1400
325
3500
240
11000*
480
  1200
IIM Shillong
180
 1200
IIM Kashipur
240
11000*
185
11000*
264
  2000
120
    700
IIM Nagpur
130
    600
IIM Raipur
260
11000*
IIM Amritsar
160
  1000
IIM Bodhgaya
120
    600
IIM Jammu
140
    800
IIM Sambalpur
120
    600
IIM Sirmaur
120
    800

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

 

IIM Ahmedabad (IIMA) Shortlist: Shortlisting Criteria, Release Date, Highlights  
IIM Ahmedabad PI shortlist is released on January 6, 2020. You can check your admission status by login with your CAT 2019 user ID and email ID

iim ahmedabad shortlist

Following weightages were 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.

Component
Weightage in Percentage
Remarks on IIM Ahmedabad Shortlisting Criteria
CAT 2019 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 Shortlist 2020: Key Highlights

  • 29080 candidates were considered by IIM Ahmedabad for preliminary screening based on CAT 2019 score and 5 candidates on the basis of GMAT score cut offs
  • 642 candidates shortlisted from exceptional performers (ACRC Group) in different categories and different streams despite scoring a lower percentile than actual cut off applied
  • 59 candidates in Non-ACRC group have been shortlisted
  • 1243 are the total candidates shortlisted for AWT & PI Round 

IIM Bangalore (IIMB) Shortlist: Shortlisting Criteria, Release date, Highlights
IIM Bangalore shortlist has been released late evening on January 10, 2020. The PI-WAT round begins in February 2020 and will continue till second week of March 2020.

IIM Bangalore Shortlist

IIM Bangalore will conduct the PI-WAT round in Bangalore, New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Hyderabad on different dates.

 

Focused more on academic profile, IIM Bangalore shortlist is prepared considering candidate’s academic performance, quality of work experience among others. CAT score is not the only point in IIM Bangalore shortlisting criteria.

Component
Weight in percentage on a scale of 100
Key Points to Note about IIMB Shortlist
CAT 2019 Percentile
40
Section-wise weight prescribed
Class 10 marks
20
90% & Above percentage
Class 12 marks
10
90% & Above percentage
Bachelors degree
20
Stream-wise weights
Gender diversity
 2
Awarded to Female Candidates
Work experience
 8
3 Yrs & Above awarded highest weight

The Weightage of 40 points for CAT 2019 percentile score is divided further into the performance in each of the three sections to shortlist candidates for PI round as under:

CAT 2019 Section
Weightage Points in Shortlisting
Weightage percentage
Verbal & Reading Comprehension (VARC)
14
14%
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)
16
16%
Quantitative Aptitude (QA)
10
10%
Total Maximum weight to CAT 2018 score
40
40%

IIM Calcutta (IIMC) Shortlist: Shortlisting Criteria, Release Date, Highlights  
IIM Calcutta shortlist has been released on January 8, 2020. IIM Calcutta has changed the title of its flagship 2 years full time management program to MBA from PGP.

IIM Calcutta Shortlist

IIM Calcutta shortlisting criteria 2020 prescribe less weightage to CAT cut offs and greater weightage to academics  

Components
Weights out of 100 points
Method of calculation
CAT 2019 overall score
56%
Candidate’s Total CAT 2019 score/ Maximum CAT 2019 Score X 56
Class X marks
10%
On Scoring 80%+ marks
Class XII marks
15%
On Scoring 80%+ marks
Bachelor’s Degree
15%
On Scoring 60%+ marks
Gender Diversity factor (Women candidates)
  4%
Available only for Women candidates

IIM Calcutta Shortlist 2020: Key Highlights

IIM Lucknow (IIML) Shortlist: Shortlisting Criteria, Release Date, Highlights  
IIM Lucknow has released the shortlist for admission 2020 on January 4, 2020. A comprehensive list of candidates shortlisted for PGP, PGP‐ABM and PGP‐SM is placed on IIM Lucknow website.

 

IIM Lucknow Shortlisting Criteria

Sl No.
Component
PGP
PGP – ABM
PGP-SM
1.
Scaled CAT 2019 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 2020: Key Highlights

  • 27597 candidates were considered by IIM Lucknow in preliminary screening based on CAT 2019 score
  • 8031 are the total candidates shortlisted for WAT & PI Round 
  • 3766 candidates are shortlisted for PGP; 2666 for PGP-ABM and 1599 for PGP-SM program 2020-22 batch in different categories.
  • Blank cell in the shortlist released by IIM Lucknow means that the candidates did not qualify Stage 1a criteria for the respective programme
  • Candidates shortlisted for WAT‐PI based on composite score cut‐offs need to submit their WAT‐PI form online
  • A candidate's name shall be dropped for WAT‐PI if she fails to submit the form online within the stipulated deadline.
  • WAT‐PI form online link will be activated on IIM Lucknow official website in the second week of January 2020.

IIM Kozhikode (IIMK) Shortlist: Shortlisting Criteria, Release Date, Highlights  
IIM Kozhikode shortlist has been released on January 7, 2020 for final selection round for PGP 2020-22 batch. You can check your short list status by login with CAT 2019 registration ID and your email id on IIM Kozhikode official website

IIM Kozhikode Shortlisting Criteria 2020
IIM Kozhikode has released the shortlist of candidates for WAT & PI stage on the basis of  five parametres for admission 2020 as against three parameters last year. The IIMK shortlisting criteria include - CAT 2019 score, academic scores of class X and XII and Academic & Gender diversity. There is no weightage to the academic scores after class 12.

 

IIMK shortlist is prepared in each category and is created based on an Aggregate Index Score (AIS). The AIS is computed based on the performance in CAT 2019, Class X and XII marks and diversity. The weight of each component in the AIS is as follows:

Component
Weight percentage
CAT 2019 Index Score
 45%
Class X Score
 30%
Class XII Score
 15%
Academic/Gender diversity Factor
 10%
Total
100%

IIM Kozhikode Shortlist 2020: Key Highlights

  • Registration for Stage 2 shortlist required. Will close in a week’s time by January 16-17, 2020
  • Only those candidates who have successfully completed the online registration process for IIM Kozhikode will be considered for Stage 2
  • This is a pre-interview registration process and not the call for interview.
  • IIM Kozhikode Shortlist status is made available on the shortlist page of IIM Kozhikode
  • 50% Weight to PI-WAT round is awarded in final selection round
  • IIM Kozhikode call for admission is released in April 2020 

IIM Indore (IIMI) Shortlist: Shortlisting Criteria, Release Date, Highlights  
IIM Indore shortlist has been released on January 10, 2020.

IIM Indore Shortlist

IIM Indore Shortlisting Criteria 2020
IIM Indore shortlists the candidates for WAT & PI stage on the basis of composite scores which are arrived at by accounting for the academic profile alsoThe Composite Score therefore is calculated on the basis of CAT 2019 score, academic scores, and gender diversity. There is no weightage to the academic scores beyond class 12. Candidates scoring percentage of marks above 85 gets a good weightage in the computation of composite scores:

Shortlisting Components
Weightage formula
10th Standard/SSC score
  34* [zcandidate-zmin]
       [zmax – zmin]
12th standard/HSC score
  40* [zcandidate-zmin]
       [zmax – zmin]
CAT 2018 Overall Score
  20* [candidate’s CAT overall score / highest CAT overall     score]   
Diversity Factor (GDF)
    6 (Applicable only for Female candidates)
Total Score
 100

* Composite Score = Sum of the above scores (Max 100) is the formula to arrive at the maximum score to check whether you would be shortlisted by IIM Indore after CAT 2019 result is announced in the 2nd week of January 2020.  Please note that  Zcandidate, Zmin, Zmax for 10th and 12th Standard are computed using the normalisation process.

 

IIM Rohtak Shortlist: Shortlisting Criteria, Release Date, Highlights  

IIM Rohtak shortlist has been released on February 3, 2020 for final selection round for PGP 2020-22 batch. You can check your short list status by login with CAT 2019 registration ID and your email id on IIM Rohtak official website. IIM Rohtak shortlist is prepared for each category of the candidates.

IIM Rohtak Shortlist

IIM Rohtak Shortlisting Criteria 2020
IIM Rohtak has released the shortlist of candidates for WAT & PI stage on the basis of  various  parametres for admission 2020. 

 

IIM Rohtak Shortlist 2020: Key Highlights

  • Candidate needed to submit an application/ admission data form along with registration fee of Rs. 2000/- by January 21
  • The candidates, who had submitted the application forms and registration fees by the stipulated date and time, were considered and invited (as per merit) for the Written Analysis & Personal Interview (WAT &PI) in Stage-II.
  • Shortlisted candidates have received an email with a web-link for online registration in PGP 2020-22 batch. Candidates need to create their Login ID (USER NAME & PASSWORD for online registration.
  • IIM Rohtak has awarded maximum weight to CAT 2019 score.
Category
Section-1 VARC
Section-2 DILR
Section-3 Quant
Overall CAT 2019 Percentile
General/EWS
70
70
 70
95
NC-OBC
60
60
60
78
SC
50
50
50
60
ST
30
30
30
40
DAP
30
30
30
40

IIM Rohtak PI-WAT Dates

  • Final Selection Round for IIM Rohtak Admission consists of Personal Interview (PI) and Writing Ability Test (WAT)
  • The scores obtained by the candidate in WAT & PI would be considered for preparing the final merit list
  • WAT & PI will be conducted in Delhi, Rohtak, Mumbai, Kolkata & Bangalore as per following schedule:
IIM Rohtak WAT & PI City
WAT & PI Dates
Delhi
February 10-15, 2020
Rohtak
February 16-20, 2020
Mumbai
February 21-23, 2020
Bangalore
February 19-21, 2020
Kolkata
February 17-18, 2020

IIM Rohtak Final Selection Weightage

  • Minimum cut off may be applied to WAT & PI components. Candidates who do not obtain certain minimum scores in the WAT & PI will not be considered for the merit list. The minimum scores will be decided by IIM Rohtak at its discretion.

IIM Rohtak Final Selection Criteria Weights for Admission 2020

Component
Weightage  Percentage
Remarks
CAT 2019 Score
  50
CAT Score to be used and not the CAT Percentile
WAT & PI
  30
Obtained Score used in Final Merit List
Work Ex, Academics, Diversity
  20
Work Ex 25-36 Months to get highest Wt
Total Weightage points
100
After Final Selection Round

IIM Udaipur Shortlist: Shortlisting Criteria, Release Date, Highlights  
IIM Udaipur shortlist has been released on February 6, 2020 for Common Admission Process (CAP) 2020. You can check your short list status by login with CAT 2019 registration ID, your email id and date of birth on IIM Udaipur official website. IIM Udaipur shortlist is prepared for each category of the candidates.

IIM Udaipur

IIM Udaipur Shortlisting Criteria 2020
IIM Udaipur has released the shortlist of candidates for WAT & PI stage on the basis of  various  parametres for CAP 2020. Nine IIMs are participating in CAP 2020 

  • The shortlisting for final selection round in IIM Udaipur Admission Criteria awarded maximum weight to CAT 2019 score.
  • The candidate must have scored minimum sectional percentile of 80 in each of the three sections of CAT 2019 – Quantitative Aptitude' (QA), ‘Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning' (DILR) and ‘Verbal and Reading Comprehension' (VRC)
  • A candidate must have scored minimum overall percentile of 90 in CAT 2019
  • If the candidate does not score minimum prescribed percentile in CAT 2019, he/she will not be considered for shortlisting for final selection stage.
  • IIM Udaipur’s Admission Committee has decided the number of candidates who have been shortlisted for PA round on the basis of criteria prepared for each category
  • All the Candidates shortlisted for PA process have to attend both WAT and PI which is a common process for all the participating IIMs

IIM Udaipur Admission 2020 Cut Off  
IIM Udaipur Cutoff  has been liberalised for admission. Only the candidates above the minimum cut-offs in the CAT 2019 sectional percentile ranks, the overall percentile rank and obtaining a positive (greater than zero) raw score in all sections of CAT-2019 were considered for shortlisting for PI-WAT process:

Category
Section-1 VARC
Section-2 DILR
Section-3 Quant
Overall CAT 2019 Percentile
General
80
80
 80
90
EWS
80
80
 80
85
NC-OBC
60
60
60
78
SC
50
50
50
60
ST
30
30
30
40
DAP
30
30
30
40

Top IIMs Shortlist: Many 99 Percentilers may not be in IIMs Shortlists  
What is noteworthy is that even hundreds of CAT 2019 Toppers and 99 Percentilers may not find place in the IIM shortlisting  & Admissions 2020 in the top IIMs. On the other hand, candidates with percentile below 90 may find place in IIM shortlisting due to their profile, academic diversity despite scoring low in CAT exam 2019.

 

IIMs Shortlisting Cut Offs
The minimum required CAT 2019 percentile cut offs in IIM Shortlist 2020 for MBA admission 2020 are as below. Actual cut offs in shortlist are higher than anticipated.

IIMs
Minimum Required CAT 2019 Shortlisting Cut off Percentile
Actual CAT cut offs
80
98
90
99
90
98
90
97
90
92
90
94
90
93
90
95
IIM Shillong
92
92
IIM Kashipur
92
93
95
93
IIM Rohtak
95
95
90
90
IIM Nagpur
90
90
IIM Raipur
90
90
IIM Amritsar
90
90
IIM Bodhgaya
90
90
IIM Jammu
90
90
IIM Sambalpur
90
90
IIM Sirmaur
90
90

How IIMs announce Shortlist for Interview?
The criteria being adopted by IIMs to announce the shortlist for final selection round 2020 is changed as they now focus more on academic diversity, gender diversity and diverse profile of the applicants along with the quality of work experience.

 

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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