Selection & Admission Process for 2014-16 Batch

IIM Ahmedabad follows two-step process for admission to PGP in management. In the first step, you are short-listed for written aptitude and personal interview after taking Common Admission Test.

IIM-A Cutoff Percentile for First Short-List

Category Section I Section II Total
General 85  85  90 
NC-OBC 75  75  80 
SC 55  55  75 
ST 50  50  70 
DA 55  55  75 

From each of the five categories of academic disciplines, top 50 candidates or top 1% of the number of applicants to IIM Ahmedabad within each category (whichever is lower) will be directly shortlisted for the WA-PI round.

Application Rating Score (AR)

The application rating is calculated based on your academic performance (percentage marks obtained) in 10th, 12th and Bachelor's Degree Examination.

Percentage X Standard (A) XII Standard (B) Bachelor's Degree (C)
<= 55 1 1 1
55 - 60 2 2 2
60 - 65 3 3 3
65 - 70 3 3 4
70 - 80 4 4 7
80 - 90 7 7 10
> 90 10 10 10

AR = 0.5*A + 1.5*B + 2.5*C

Maximum Score of AR = 45

Composite Score

Composite score is calculated using your CAT Score (70 % weightage) and AR Score (30% weightage).

0.7*(CAT Score)/450 + 0.3*(AR Score)/45 

Final Selection (Stage II)

After completion of written analysis and personal interview, 70% weightage is given to WA-PI score and 30% weightage is given to your Composite Score at the final stage of selection.