The admission process is conducted in two steps, shortlisting of the candidates for the selection rounds (WAT and PI) and the final merit list announcement. IIM Indore shortlists candidates on the basis of CAT performance, past academic records and Gender Diversity factors.
|Category||Quantitative Ability Percentile Rank (QA)||Data Interpretation and Logical reasoning Percentile Rank (DI & LR)||Verbal and Reading Comprehension Percentile Rank (VRC)||Total (Overall)|
Candidates fulfilling the CAT cutoff will be eligible for the next round of selection process.
|10th Standard/SSC Scores||36 * [Z candidate – Z min/Z max – Z min]|
|12th Standard/HSC Scores||40 * [Z candidate – Z min/Z max – Z min]|
|CAT 2017 Overall Score||20* [Candidate’s CAT Overall Score / Highest CAT Overall Score]|
|Gender Diversity Factor (GDF)||4 for Female Applicants 0 for others|
|Composite Score||Sum of the Above Scores (Max 100)|
Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. The selection rounds are held in nine cities, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai.
Final Selection Criteria
|10th Standard/SSC Scores||10* [Z candidate – Z min/Z max – Z min]|
|12th Standard/HSC Scores||10 * [Z candidate – Z min/Z max – Z min]|
|CAT 2018 Overall Scores||20* [Candidate’s CAT Overall Score / Highest CAT Overall Score]|
|WAT Score||20* [Candidate’s CAT Overall Score / Highest CAT Overall Score]|
|PI Score||40* [Candidate’s CAT Overall Score / Highest CAT Overall Score]|
|Composite Score||Sum of the above Scores (Max 100)|
Personal Interview round is given maximum weightage of 40, followed by CAT and WAT scores. Past academic records account for 20 percent weightage. Unlike other IIMs, IIM Indore does not consider work experience for shortlisting or selection criteria.