The admission process comprises two stages: shortlisting candidates and final Selection of candidates. 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
General 75 85
OBC (NC) 65 75
SC 50 65
ST 40 55
DAP 40 55

Candidates who meet the percentile criteria mentioned in Stage 1, are asked to fill an expression of interest (EOI) to be further considered for the admission process. Among the pool of candidates who meet the above-mentioned percentiles, a merit list of candidates would be generated based on the following parameters:

Component Maximum Weight
CAT Score 50%
HSC/12 10%
Work Experience 20%
Graduation marks 10%
Academic Diversity 5%
Gender Diversity 5%
Grand Total (B) 100%

The Grand Total (B) will be used to rank the candidates according to their merit.

The following are the Academic disciplines eligible for diversity factor marks

Arts / Humanities: Anthropology, Archaeology, Education, Fine Arts (Dance, Music, Painting), Geography, History, Journalism, Languages, Library Science, Literature, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Work/Welfare, Sociology. Commerce/Economics: Accountancy, Auditing, Banking, Business Mathematics, Business Administration, Business Organization, Commerce, Economics, Economic Development and Planning, Public Administration, Public Finance, Secretarial Practices. Chartered Accountancy, Cost and Works Accountancy, Company Secretaryship Computer Application Education (including Physical Education and Sports) Law Medicine/Dentistry Pharmacology/Pharmacy Sciences: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics