The admission process for the PGP program comprises of following stages.
- Shortlisting candidates for WAT/GD//PI round.
- Final Selection of candidates post WAT/GD/PI round
During the first stage, initially a pool of candidates who satisfy the following minimum CAT percentiles are considered.
|Category of Candidate||Sectional Percentile||Overall Percentile|
Among the pool of candidates who meet the above mentioned percentiles, a list of candidates would be called for attending Written ability test (WAT) and Personal Interview depending on their performance in CAT.
For shortlisting candidates for WAT/PI rounds IIM Amritsar is considering only the CAT performance of a candidate.
Candidates who receive a call for interview by any one or more of the IIMs at Bangalore, Calcutta, Indore, Kozhikode, Lucknow (only for their PGP/PGPM programs), will not be required to appear for the personal interview of IIM Amritsar. For these candidates, their personal interview (PI) / Written Ability Test (WAT) scores from the above IIMs will be used to derive their PI/WAT scores for IIM Amritsar as follows:
- If a candidate was shortlisted for PI/WAT by IIM Kozhikode, her/his PI/WAT score of IIM Kozhikode will be used as the PI/WAT score by IIM Amritsar
- For all other candidates, the average of PI/WAT scores of appeared interviews(from IIMs Bangalore, Calcutta, Indore, Lucknow) will be used as the PI/WAT score by IIM Amritsar
Candidates who don’t receive a call for interview from any of the IIMs at Bangalore, Calcutta, Indore, Kozhikode, Lucknow (only for their PGP/PGPM programs) and registered for IIM Amritsar will be required to appear for a personal interview (PI) / Written Ability Test (WAT) to be conducted by IIM Amritsar.
The following are the weightages that would be considered during the final selection of candidates
Work Experience: The work experience will carry a weight of 5%, which will be computed based on the length of the service period. Only full time on job experience after graduation will be taken into consideration while experience acquired during apprenticeship / Training / Internship / Academic Project work / Articleship / Pregraduation period / the work performed as an integral part of curricular requirement will not be considered. A candidate with a work experience of 6 months or above will be eligible for work experience score.
Academic / Gender diversity: To ensure diversity, 5% marks will be awarded to female or non-engineering candidates. However, a particular candidate is entitled to diversity score of 5% either from gender or academic diversity. A candidate with any bachelor’s degree other than Engineering / Technology (B.Tech./B.E. or equivalent degrees) will be eligible for academic diversity score.