IIMs Shortlist for Admissions 2022: IIM Ahmedabad Shortlists 1403 candidates; IIM Bangalore, Calcutta & Other Top IIMs Release Shortlists; Check Status, Cut offs, PI Schedule

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IIMs Shortlist for Admissions 2022: IIM Ahmedabad Shortlists 1403 candidates; IIM Bangalore, Calcutta & Other Top IIMs Release Shortlists; Check Status, Cut offs, PI Schedule

Consequent upon CAT 2021 exam result release on Jan 3, 2022, IIMs have been releasing shortlist individually for final selection PI-WAT round one by one. IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta, IIM Lucknow, IIM Indore, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Shillong have released their shortlists starting from Jan 13. IIM Ahmedabad which used to release its shortlist on CAT result date, has revamped its admission criteria in January 2022 and released its shortlist a little late. 

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A common shortlist of 20000+ candidates was released on January 19, 2022 by IIM Trichy for the 9 CAP 2022 participating IIMs. The IIM CAP round starts from Feb 14 and will continue till mid March 2022. Other older top IIMs have also released their shortlists for admission 2022. This article by MBAUniverse.com will give you overview of IIMs Shortlist for all the IIMs, release dates, IIM shortlist criteria 2022, IIM Wait list, IIMs Total Seats, CAT Cut offs and other key details of IIMs Shortlist for Admissions 2022

 

Top 6 IIMs 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 2021 within a few days from the declaration of CAT exam result.

 

CAP 2022 for 9 New & Baby IIMs: Common Shortlist Released by IIM Trichy
IIM Tiruchirappalli is coordinating Common Admission Process (CAP) 2022 for 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 was released on January 19, 2022. The CAP process is conducted from February 14 to Mid March, 2022. For MBA admission 2022, only Online PI will be conducted in CAP and there will be no WAT round. Check all the CAP 2022 details

 

Two Admission Chances for CAP Participating Baby IIMs
Out of the four CAP 2022 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 2022 will receive separate communication from these IIMs based on their respective shortlist criteria given in their admission policy. 

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Other 5 IIMs Shortlists
IIM Shillong, IIM Rohtak, IIM Amritsar, IIM Nagpur, IIM Visakhapatnam are not participating in IIM Common Admission Process (CAP) 2022 and are releasing the shortlists independently. IIM Visakhapatnam, IIM Nagpur have released their Phase-1 shortlists and IIM Shillong has also released 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 2022 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 2022.

 

Baby IIMs Shortlist based on Two Different Cut offs
All the 7 Baby IIMs, whether they are participating in CAP 2022 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 IIMs shortlist 2022 are from March to April.

 

IIMs Shortlist for Admissions 2022: Release Dates
Following are the IIMs shortlists 2022 release dates on which the IIMs shortlists for admissions 2022 are expected for PI round

IIMs
IIM Shortlist release date
IIM Ahmedabad
February 5, 2022 (Released)
IIM Bangalore
January 15, 2022 (Released)
IIM Calcutta
January 13, 2022 (Released)
IIM Lucknow
January 19, 2022 (Released)
IIM Indore
January 31, 2022  (Released)
IIM Kozhikode
January 23, 2022 (Released)
IIM Shillong
February 1, 2022 (Released)
IIM Rohtak
February 10, 2022
IIM Trichy
January 19, 2022 (Released)
IIM Udaipur
January 19, 2022 (Released)
IIM Ranchi
January 19, 2022 (Released)
IIM Kashipur
January 19, 2022 (Released)
IIM Raipur
January 19, 2022 (Released)
IIM Amritsar
April 5, 2022
IIM Bodhgaya*
January 19, 2022 (Released)
IIM Nagpur
April 10, 2022
IIM Visakhapatnam
January 25, 2022 (Phase-1 Shortlist Released) 
IIM  Jammu*
January 19, 2022 (Released)
IIM Sambalpur*
January 19, 2022 (Released)
IIM Sirmaur*
January 19, 2022  (Released)

* The CAT participating new generation IIMs shortlists have  been released for CAP round on January 19 and their individual shortlists with lower cut offs will be released in April after obtaining confirmation of interest from the eligible candidates

 

IIM Shortlist Criteria 2022: Key Parameters
IIM shortlist criteria 2022 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 2022 focus mainly on following 3 Parameters:

  • CAT 2021 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

IIMs Shortlist 2022: Seats and Expected Number of Shortlisted Candidates
IIMs shortlist 2022 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 2022 are given here:

Indian Institute of Management (IIM)
Seats for Admission
Number of candidates expected in Shortlist 2022
395
1403
400
1400
460
1200
500 8650
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 Feb 5; Check Shortlisting Criteria, Highlights  
IIM Ahmedabad PI shortlist for PGP and PGP FABM has been released on February 5, 2022. You can check your admission status by login with your CAT 2021 registration number and email ID at IIM Ahmedabad PGP admission 2022 website. Last date for submission of online Interview Form at IIM Ahmedabad by the Shortlisted candidates is February 7, 2022 till 9 AM

 

Check Shortlist Status for PGP 2022-24

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 (2022-2024 batch), IIMA.”

 

IIM Ahmedabad Shortlist 2022: Key Highlights

  • 21820 candidates were considered by IIM Ahmedabad in shortlisting process for AWT & PI round based on CAT 2021 cut offs
  • 3 candidates were considered for shortlisting based on GMAT score
  • 1403 candidates are finally shortlisted for PI-WAT round by IIM Ahmedabad
  • CAT 2021 cut off has gone down to 80 percentile from 80.75 percentile in 2021 and from 83.32 percentile in 2020 for general category
  • For EWS category CAT 2021 cut off has gone down to 80 percentile from 85.34 in 2021 and from 90.75 percentile in 2020

Category-wise Total Candidates shortlisted by IIM Ahmedabad

Category
No. of candidates shortlisted for AWT & PI Round
General
 686
EWS
   37
NC-OBC
344
SC
182
ST
110
PwD
  44
Total
1403

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 2021 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 2021 cut off: Category-wise
IIM Ahmedabad cutoff  has been reduced for admission 2022. 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 have been considered for PI-WAT and all the subsequent stages.

Category
CAT 2021 cut off in VARC section
CAT 2021 cut off in DILR
CAT 2021 cut off in QA section
Overall CAT 2021 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 have been considered by IIM Ahmedabad in shortlisting for AWT/PI round

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

IIM Bangalore Shortlist 2022: Released on January 15, 2022
IIM Bangalore has released shortlist 2022 for the final selection round for its flagship MBA 2022-24 batch on January 15, 2022. The final selection round begins in the first week of January 2022. IIM Bangalore conducts the PI-WAT round in Bangalore, New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Hyderabad on different dates.

iim bangalore

How to Check Your Status in IIM Bangalore Shortlist 2022? Follow 3 Steps

  • Login at IIM Bangalore website: https://www.iimb.ac.in/pgp-admissions  
  • Take cursor to PGP 2022
  • Below this sub heading is link: PGP 2022-24 Interview List, Click on it
  • IIMB Shortlist window will open with message: PGP 2022 Call for Interview
  • Enter your CAT 2021 Registration Number and Email ID and submit
  • If you are shortlisted you will get the dates and schedule for your PI round

IIMB Shortlist Criteria
Focused more on academic profile, IIM Bangalore shortlist is prepared considering candidate’s academic performance, quality of work experience among others. CAT cut off although important, but is not the only criterion in IIM Bangalore shortlisting process. Key details in IIM Bangalore shortlisting criteria 2022 are as below:

 

IIM Bangalore Shortlist Cut Off for CAT 2021
Overall and section wise CAT 2021 cut off for each category of candidates in IIM Bangalore shortlist 2022 is as below:

Category
Section-1 VARC
Section-2 DILR
Section-3 QUANT
CAT 2021 Overall percentile
General
80
75
75
85
NC-OBC
70
65
65
75
EWS
70
65
65
75
SC
65
60
60
70
ST
55
55
55
65
PWD
50               
50              
50             
60             

IIMB Shortlist Weightage 2022
Weightage Parameters for shortlisting the candidates for final selection round as per the IIM Bangalore admission policy announcement, are shared below:

Component
Weight in percentage on a scale of 100
Key Points to Note
CAT 2021 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

Bifurcation of CAT 2021 exam Sectional Weightage in IIM Bangalore Shortlist
The Weightage of 40 points for CAT percentile score is divided further into the performance in each of the three sections for shortlisting the candidates for PI round as under:

CAT exam 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 2021 score
40
40%

IIM Calcutta Shortlist 2022: Released on January 13, 2022
IIM Calcutta has released shortlist 2022 for the final selection round for its flagship MBA 2022-24 batch on January 13, 2022.

iim calcutta

How to Check Your Status in IIM Calcutta Shortlist 2022?

  • Login at IIM Calcutta website: https://www.iimcal.ac.in/  
  • Take cursor to Programs- all the programs including MBA are displayed
  • Click on MBA- you will find a ticker running ‘Shortlisting for MBA 2022-24’, Click on it
  • The window will open with message: PI Schedule for Shortlisted candidates for MBA (2022-24)
  • Enter your CAT 2021 User Id (CAT Regn Number) and Email ID and submit
  • If you are shortlisted you will get the dates and schedule for your PI round

IIM Calcutta Shortlisting Criteria 2022
IIM Calcutta shortlisting criteria before final selection round is arrived at on the basis of CAT 2021 score, past academic performance, and other criteria. IIM Calcutta Shortlisting Criteria 2022 with weightage Parameters are shared below:

Components
Weights out of 85 points
Method of calculation
CAT 2021 overall score
56 Points (66%)
Candidate’s Total CAT 2021 score/ Maximum CAT 2021 Score X56
Class X marks
10 Points (12%)
On Scoring 80%+ marks
Class XII marks
15 Points (17%)
On Scoring 80%+ marks
Bachelor’s Degree
No Weightage
Last Year weightage was 15%, Removed for admission 2022
Gender Diversity factor (Women candidates)
4 Points (5%)
Available only for Women candidates

IIM Calcutta Cut offs 2022 in Shortlist
IIM Calcutta Cut-off  2022 has been liberalised for admission 2022. 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 have been considered for all the subsequent stages as below.

Category
Section-1 VARC
Section-2 DILR
Section-3 Quant
Overall CAT 2021 percentile
General (Open)
80
80
75
85
NC-OBC
70
65
65
75
EWS
70
65
65
75
SC
65
60
60
70
ST
55
55
55
65
PWD
45
45
45
55

IIM Lucknow Shortlist: Released on Jan 19
IIM Lucknow has released shortlist of 8649 candidates for final selection round based on its admission policy 2022 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 21, 2022.

 

How to Check Your Status in IIM Lucknow Shortlist 2022?

  • 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 2022-24)’
  • 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

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 2022-24
Shortlist for PGP-ABM 2022-24
Shortlist for PGP-SM 2022-24
General
1276
  916
926
EWS
  318
  309
114
NC-OBC
  913
  779
422
SC
  797
  735
204
ST
  394
  291
  36
Gen-PwD
    98
    64
  20
EWS-PwD
      3
      3
    1
NC-OBC-PwD
    13
      9
    3
SC-PwD
      2
      2
   --
ST-PwD
      1
      --
   --

IIM Lucknow Shortlisting Criteria & Cut offs
IIM Lucknow has shortlisted candidates on the basis of CAT 2021 score, past academic performance, and other criteria as under:

Sl No.
Component
PGP
PGP – ABM
PGP-SM
1.
Scaled CAT 2021 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

IIM Lucknow Cut off 2022
The PGP cut offs announced by IIM Lucknow to shortlist the candidates for admission 2022 for this programme are:

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
70
ST
50
50
50
65
PWD
50
50
50
65

IIM Indore Shortlist: Released on January 31, 2022
IIM Indore has released the shortlist 2022 after screening all the eligible candidates who appeared in CAT 2021 and scored required percentile cut off as per IIM Kozhikode admission policy 2022.

IIM Indore

IIM Indore Shortlisting Criteria
IIM Indore has released the shortlist of candidates for PI stage on the basis of three parameters - CAT score, academic scores of class X and XII and Academic & Gender diversity. There is no weightage to the academic scores after class 12.

 

IIM Indore has shortlisted the candidates for PI stage on the basis of composite scores which have been arrived at by accounting for the academic profile alsoThe Composite Score therefore is calculated on the basis of CAT 2021 score, academic scores, and gender diversity. Candidates scoring 85+ percent marks have got 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 2021 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 2021 result is announced in the first week of January 2022.  Please note that  Zcandidate, Zmin, Zmax for 10th and 12th Standard are computed using the normalisation process.

 

IIM Indore Cut Off  
IIM Indore Cutoff  has been liberalised for admission 2022. 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 have been  considered for all the subsequent stages.

Category
Section-1 VARC
Section-2 DILR
Section-3 Quant
Overall CAT 2021 Percentile
General
80
80
 80
90
EWS
80
80
80
90
NC-OBC
70
70
70
80
SC
55
55
55
60
ST
45
45
45
50
PWD
45
45
45
50

IIM Kozhikode (IIMK) Shortlist: Released on Jan 23, 2022  
IIM Kozhikode has released the stage-2 shortlist 2022. Earlier it released the stage-1 shortlist after screening all the eligible candidates who appeared in CAT 2021 and scored required percentile cut off as per IIM Kozhikode admission policy 2022.

 

The stage-1 shortlist was released, asking the candidates to fill up and submit the required registration form so that they could be considered for Stage-2 Shortlist for PI round. After the closure of last date on Jan 12 to register on IIML website, the stage-2 shortlist has been released on January 23. Only those candidates who had successfully completed the online registration process for IIM Kozhikode have been considered for Stage 2. Candidates can check their short list status by login with CAT registration ID and email id on IIM Kozhikode official website

 

IIMK Stage-1 Shortlist: Registration Form

IIM Kozhikode

IIMK Stage-2 Shortlist

 

IIM Kozhikode

IIMK Stage-1 & 2 Shortlist Activity
Important Date
Comments
Stage 1 Shortlist Release
January 6, 2022
Primary Screening with CAT cut offs over
Last Date to Submit the Form Online
January 12, 2022
Submit Online by 9 AM
IIM Kozhikode Shortlist 2022 Release for PI Round
January 23, 2022 onwards
Likely Date, may be released a little after also
PI Round dates
February first week onwards
No WAT will be conducted, PI round is likely in Online Mode

IIM Kozhikode Shortlisting Criteria
IIM Kozhikode has released the shortlist of candidates for PI stage on the basis of  five parameters - CAT score, academic scores of class X and XII and Academic & Gender diversity, work experience. 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 , Class X and XII marks and diversity. The weight of each component in the AIS is as follows:

Component
Weight percentage
CAT 2021 Index Score
45%
Class X Score
25%
Class XII Score
15%
Academic/Gender diversity Factor
10%
Work experience
  5%
Total
100%

IIM Kozhikode PGP 2022 Shortlist Cut Offs

Category
Section-1 VARC
Section-2 DILR
Section-3 Quant
Overall
General
75
75
75
85
NC-OBC/EWS
65
65
65
75
SC
55
55
55
65
ST/PWD
45
45
45
55

IIM Shillong PGP 2022 Shortlist: Released on February 1, 2022
The candidates who had qualified CAT 2021, and have opted for PGP at IIM Shillong may check their shortlisting status for the next stage of the process.

IIM Shillong

The shortlisted candidates have time till 6th February, 2022 to fill in the Interview Form, which is a pre-requisite for attending this part of the process. The Group Discussion and Personal Interviews process is expected to start around February 2022, and continue till the first part of May 2022. The list of selected and waitlisted candidates is likely to be announced by mid of May 2022.

 

IIM Shillong Cut offs for Shortlisting
IIM Shillong has set a low minimum CAT 2021 percentile cut off at 75 sectional. There is no prescribed minimum overall CAT 2021 percentile required by IIM Shillong in its shortlisting criteria. Minimum CAT cut offs as prescribed by IIM Shillong are as below:

Category
Section A – CAT 2021 Percentile (V&RC)
Section B – CAT 2021 Percentile (DI &LR)
Section C- CAT 2021 Percentile (QA)
General, OBC & others not covered in reserved category
75
75
75
EWS (E)
75
75
75
DA (D)
50
50
50
ST (T)
50
50
50
SC (C)
60
60
60

CAP 2022 Participating 9 New IIMs Shortlist: Released on January 19, 2022
The shortlisting for all the CAP 2022 participating 9 IIMs has been released on Jan 19 by CAP coordinating IIM Tiruchirappalli. The CAP shortlist has more than 20000 candidates and is based on common shortlisting criteria which is applicable to IIM Bodhgaya, IIM Jammu, IIM Kashipur, IIM Ranchi, IIM Raipur, IIM Sambalpur, IIM Sirmaur, IIM Trichy and IIM Udaipur. The PI round for CAP 2022 starts Online on Feb 14 and will have three weeks of PI rounds. This year CAP does not have WAT component.

 

How to Check your Status in CAP 2022 Shortlist?
You can check your CAP shortlist status at  IIM Trichy CAP website which has a prominent link - http://cap2022iimtrichy.in/.  You need to login with your CAT 2021 registration ID and password as shared below

cap 2022

Common Shortlisting Criteria and CAT cut offs for CAP 2022
The minimum CAT 2021 cut-off percentile required in each section and overall percentile in shortlisting for CAP 2022 are given below:

Category
Section-1 VARC
Section-2 DILR
Section-3 Quant
Overall CAT 2021 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

IIM Visakhapatnam (IIMV) Shortlist: Phase-1 Shortlist Released on Jan 25, 2022
IIM Visakhapatnam has released the phase-1 shortlist on its website at the link pgpadmissions.iimv.ac.in/. The shortlist status can be checked with your CAT registration id and password/date of birth.

IIMV

IIM Visakhapatnam Shortlisting Criteria
The CAT score alone (for candidates who have selected IIM Visakhapatnam as one of their preferences in the CAT 2021 form) was used as the basis for arriving at the first shortlist. IIM Visakhapatnam has used following CAT cut offs in phase-1 shortlist

Category
Section-1 VARC
Section-2 DILR
Section-3 QUANT
CAT 2021 Overall percentile
General
70
70
70
80
EWS
63
63
63
70
NC-OBC
63
63
63
70
SC
40
40
40
45
ST
30
30
30
35
PWD
30
30
30
35             

All candidates in the first shortlist  would be receiving an e-mail from IIM Visakhapatnam around the end of January 2022, with a link to a web page where they should apply for admission to PGP 2022-24 at IIM Visakhapatnam, by a stipulated date

  • All Phase-1 Shortlisted Candidates are invited to submit a detailed online application, including a Statement of Purpose, details of semester wise / year wise marks in bachelor’s degree etc., copies of all academic transcripts and certificates, copies of work experience certificates (if applicable), certificate of disability (if applicable), scheduled caste / scheduled tribe / other backward class – non-creamy layer certificate (if applicable), EWS certificate (if applicable)
  • Only those Phase-1 Shortlisted Candidates, who have submitted the detailed application (including all the required documents) by the due date, will be considered for the Phase-II shortlist for PI round
  • The Phase-II shortlist will be released by last week of March 2022

IIM Ahmedabad (IIMA) Shortlist: Check Shortlisting Criteria, Highlights 
IIM Ahmedabad will release PI shortlist for PGP and PGP FABM programmes simultaneously. The shortlist will be released immediately after release of CAT exam result. After the release of IIM Ahmedabad shortlist, candidates can check their admission status by login with their CAT 2021 registration number and email ID at IIM Ahmedabad PGP admission 2022 website. Shortlisted candidates will need to submit online Interview Form at IIM Ahmedabad website by the stipulated date and time

 

Last Year IIM Ahmedabad Shortlist: Key Highlights

  • 1246 candidates were shortlisted for PI-WAT round by IIM Ahmedabad
  • CAT cut off had gone down to 80.75 percentile from 83.32 for general category
  • For EWS category CAT cut off had gone down to 85.34 percentile from 90.75 earlier
  • 940 out of 1246 shortlisted candidates were male constituting 75% of shortlisted candidates
  • 67% candidates were engineers in the IIMA shortlist

Following weightages were awarded in IIMA Shortlisting process. The IIMA shortlist included key achievers in diverse academic areas. Such candidates might have not scored very high CAT percentile but they were shortlisted on the basis of diverse profile despite moderate CAT percentile score

Component
Weightage in Percentage
Remarks on IIM Ahmedabad Shortlisting Criteria
CAT 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

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  In case the candidate was not shortlisted, he got the message, “You have not been short-listed for Analytical Writing Test and Personal Interview (AWT-PI) for admission to PGP (2021-2023 batch), IIMA.”

 

IIM Bangalore (IIMB) Shortlist: Shortlisting Criteria, Highlights
IIM Bangalore will release PI shortlist around 10-12 days after declaration of CAT exam result. Last year, IIMB shortlist was released in evening on January 17, 2021. The PI-WAT round began in February and continued till second week of March. IIM Bangalore conducted the PI-WAT round in Bangalore, New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Hyderabad on different dates.

 

IIMB Shortlist Criteria
Focused more on academic profile, IIM Bangalore shortlist was prepared considering candidate’s academic performance, quality of work experience among others. CAT score was 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 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 percentile score was divided further into the performance in each of the three sections to shortlist candidates for PI round as under:

CAT exam 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%

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IIM Calcutta (IIMC) Shortlist: Shortlisting Criteria, Highlights  
IIM Calcutta shortlist 2022 will be released around 20 days after the declaration of CAT exam result. Last year IIMC released the shortlist on January 25, 2021. IIM Calcutta has changed the title of its flagship 2 years full time management program to MBA from PGP. IIM Calcutta shortlisting criteria prescribe less weightage to CAT cut offs and greater weightage to academics  

Components
Weights out of 100 points
Method of calculation
CAT overall score
56%
Candidate’s Total CAT score/ Maximum CAT 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: Key Highlights

  • IIM Calcutta was the last among the top three IIMs to release its shortlist for PI round
  • IIM Calcutta conducted PI round online instead of in-person interviews 
  • CAT Cut off was reduced to 85 percentile
  • CAT sectional cut off for Quantitative Ability reduced to 75 percentile for General category
  • For other categories also QA minimum required percentile was reduced to 65 and below
  • Weightage for CAT score reduced to 56% in shortlisting for PI round
  • Weightage for Academics and Diversity was increased to 44% in shortlisting process
  • 15% weightage for Bachelor’s degree awarded in shortlisting
  • Class 10 score weightage reduced to 10% from 20% in shortlisting
  • Class 12 score weightage reduced to 15% from 20% in shortlisting

EWS category reservation as per GoI norms started with requirement of reduced percentile in CAT exam

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IIM Lucknow (IIML) Shortlist: Shortlisting Criteria, Highlights  
IIM Lucknow will release the shortlist for PI-WAT in the third week of January 2022. Last year IIML released the shortlist on January 16, 2021. A comprehensive list of 8044 candidates shortlisted for PGP, PGP‐ABM and PGP‐SM was placed on IIM Lucknow website.

 

IIM Lucknow Shortlist of Candidates: Programme wise
For admission 2021, programme  wise Number of candidates considered and finally shortlisted for IIM Lucknow PI WAT were as below:

PGP Programme
Candidates opted for IIM Lucknow
Candidates qualified as per the shortlisting criteria
Finally shortlisted Candidates
PGP
165736
8622
3645
PGP-ABM
132106
9177
2956
PGP-SM
132143
1996
1443
Total candidates
--
19,795
8044

IIM Lucknow Shortlisting Criteria

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).

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IIM Lucknow Shortlist: Key Highlights

  • 8044 candidates were shortlisted for WAT & PI Round 
  • Candidates shortlisted for PGP, PGP-ABM and PGP-SM program 2021-23 batch in different categories could check their programme wise status
  • Blank cell in the shortlist as released by IIM Lucknow meant that the candidates had not qualified for the respective programme
  • Candidates shortlisted for WAT‐PI based on composite score cut‐offs needed to submit their WAT‐PI form online
  • A candidate's name was dropped for WAT‐PI if he/she failed to submit the form online within the stipulated deadline.

IIM Kozhikode (IIMK) Shortlist: Shortlisting Criteria, Highlights  
IIM Kozhikode will release the shortlist 2022 within 3-4 days after declaration of CAT exam result. Last year IIM Kozhikode shortlist was released on January 7, 2021 for final selection round for PGP 2021-23 batch. Candidates could check their short list status by login with CAT  registration ID and email id on IIM Kozhikode official website

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IIM Kozhikode Shortlisting Criteria
Last year, IIM Kozhikode released the shortlist of candidates for PI stage on the basis of  five parameters. IIMK shortlisting criteria included - CAT score, academic scores of class X and XII and Academic & Gender diversity, work experience. There was no weightage to the academic scores after class 12.

 

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

Component
Weight percentage
CAT Index Score
 45%
Class X Score
 25%
Class XII Score
 15%
Academic/Gender diversity Factor
 10% 
Work Experience
   5%
Total
100%

IIM Kozhikode Shortlist: Key Points

  • Registration for Stage 2 shortlist was required. The process was closed in a week’s time after release date
  • Only those candidates who had successfully completed the online registration process for IIM Kozhikode were considered for Stage 2

IIM Indore (IIMI) Shortlist: Shortlisting Criteria, Highlights  
IIM Indore shortlist 2022 will be released in the third week of January 2022. Last year also IIM Indore released the shortlist on January 18, 2021. Final selection process began in February.

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IIM Indore Shortlisting Criteria
IIM Indore will shortlist 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 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. Last year shortlisting criteria as applied by IIM Indore was:

Shortlisting Components
Weightage formula
10th Standard/SSC score
  34* [zcandidate-zmin]
       [zmax – zmin]
12th standard/HSC score
  40* [zcandidate-zmin]
       [zmax – zmin]
CAT 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 result is announced.  Please note that  Zcandidate, Zmin, Zmax for 10th and 12th Standard are computed using the normalisation process.

 

IIM Rohtak Shortlist: Shortlisting Criteria, Highlights  
IIM Rohtak will release shortlist 2022 in the last week of January 2022. It will conduct Online PI Round. You could check your short list status by login with CAT registration ID and your email id on IIM Rohtak official website. IIM Rohtak shortlist is prepared for each category of the candidates.

 

IIM Rohtak Shortlisting Criteria of Last Year
IIM Rohtak shortlist of candidates for Online PI stage is based on overall CAT percentile score. Last year IIM Rohtak did not announce any sectional cut off requirement in shortlisting process.

Category
Section-1 VARC
Section-2 DILR
Section-3 Quant
Overall CAT  Percentile Cut off
General
NA
NA
NA
95
EWS
NA
NA
NA
90
NC-OBC
NA
NA
NA
78
SC
NA
NA
NA
55
ST
NA
NA
NA
30
DAP
NA
NA
NA
30

NA=Not Announced in IIM Rohtak Admission Policy 2021

 

IIM Rohtak Shortlist: Key Instructions

  • Candidate needed to submit an application/ admission data form along with registration fee of Rs. 2000/- by January 21
  • The candidates, who submitted the application forms and registration fees by the stipulated date and time, were considered and invited (as per merit) for the Online Personal Interview (PI) 
  • Shortlisted candidates received an email with a web-link for online registration in PGP  batch. Candidates needed to create their Login ID (USER NAME & PASSWORD for online registration.

Top IIMs Shortlist: Many 99 Percentilers may not be in IIMs Shortlists  
What is noteworthy is that even hundreds of CAT 2021 Toppers and 99 Percentilers may not find place in the IIM shortlisting  & Admissions 2022 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 2021.

 

IIMs Shortlisting Cut Offs
The minimum required CAT 2021 percentile cut offs in IIM Shortlist 2022 for MBA admission 2022 are as below. Actual cut offs in shortlist may go much higher

IIMs Selection Process 2022
Minimum Required CAT 2021 Shortlisting Cut off Percentile
Actual CAT Cut offs
80
80.75
85
99
85
98
90
97
90
92
93
93
93
92
85
95
95
95
94
93
93
92
85
90
85
90
IIM Bodh Gaya
90
93 for CAP; 90 for own admission process; 87 for female
IIM Jammu
90
93 for CAP; 90 for own admission process; 87 for female

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 2022 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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