IIM Calcutta Admission Policy for the PGP-PGDM Batch (2016-18)

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Indian Institute of Management Calcutta has released admission criteria for its Post Graduation Program and Post Graduation Diploma in Management for 2016-2018 batch. Get all the details of admission criteria here.


Criteria for short listing and final selection of PGP-PGDM candidates for 2016-2018 Batch is as follows

A. Short-listing for Personal Interview (PI)
Candidates will be short listed on the basis of CAT 2015 score, past academic performance, and other criteria provided below.

Stage I: Candidates eligible to be considered for PI
Stage 1 short-listing comprises candidates achieving the minimum section-wise and overall percentile in CAT 2015 as per below:


Category
Section – I
Quantitative Ability (QA)
Section – II
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)
Section – III
Verbal Ability (VA)
Overall
OPEN
≥ 80
≥ 80
≥ 80
≥ 90
NC-OBC
≥ 75
≥ 75
≥ 75
≥ 85
SC
≥ 65
≥ 65
≥ 65
≥ 70
ST
≥ 60
≥ 60
≥ 60
≥ 70
DA
≥ 65
≥ 65
≥ 65
≥ 70

Candidates securing the above mentioned minimum percentile in each category in CAT 2015 will only be considered for calculation of their composite score in Stage II (described below). Please note that the actual section-wise and overall percentile of a short-listed candidate may be much higher than the above mentioned minimum percentile as the short-listing for PI is done on the basis of composite score.

Stage II: Calculation of Composite Scores for Short-listing for PI stage

The Composite Score is calculated on the basis of CAT 2015 score, Class X and Class XII aggregate percentages, and gender diversity factor.

Method of allotting points for Class X and Class XII percentages of marks based on aggregate scores is given in Table below:

 Points for Class X and Class XII marks*
Class X Marks (in %)
Points
Class XII Marks (in %)
Points
≥80
10
≥80
10
≥ 75 and < 80
8
≥ 75 and < 80
8
≥ 70 and < 75
6
≥ 70 and < 75
6
≥ 65 and < 70
4
≥ 65 and < 70
4
≥ 60 and < 65
2
≥ 60 and < 65
2
< 60
0
< 60
0

*(For computing the percentage of marks obtained in Class X and Class XII, the aggregate marks of all subjects that appear in the mark sheet/grade sheet would be considered irrespective of whether the Board considers them for calculation of percentage).

The composite score is calculated based on below table.The composite cut-off score is used for short-listing the candidates for PI stage in each category. The number of candidates short-listed for PI stage would be the discretion of the institute and would depend on the batch size of 2016-18.

Components and corresponding weights assigned for generating category-wise short-lists for the PI stage
Components
Weights
Method of Calculation
CAT 2015 Overall Score
67
(A / B) x 67
Class X marks
15
(C / 10) X 15
Class XII marks
15
(D / 10) X 15
Gender Diversity Factor
3
3 points will be awarded to promote gender diversity.
Total
100


A = Candidate’s Total CAT 2015 score

B = Maximum CAT 2015 Score

C = Points awarded for Class X marks

D = Points awarded for Class XII marks 

Candidates based on their composite score will be called for the PI stage of selection process like Personal Interview (PI), Written Ability Test (WAT) etc.

B. Criteria for Final Selection for PGP- PGDM (Batch 2016-18)

A candidate’s final score for selection is calculated on the basis of below Table which indicates the criteria and their weights to be used for the final selection for PGP-PGDM for the batch 2016-18.

 Criteria and weights for final selection for PGP- PGDM
Criterion
Weights
CAT 2015 Score
35
Personal Interview (PI)
44
Writing Ability Test (WAT)
10
Point awarded for Academic Diversity at Bachelor’s degree level (Academic Diversity Factor for Bachelor’s degree (ADFB)):
Candidates with any of the following bachelor’s degree in the list X below are eligible for ADFB:
List X: BA, BA(H), B.Sc, B.Sc.(H), BS, B.Com, B.Com(H), BCA, BBA, B.Pharma, LL.B, MBBS, BDS or any other Non-Engineering bachelor’s degree not mentioned above.
If (Bachelor’s degree is from the list X)
ADFB=3;
Else
ADFB=0
Work Experience
08
Total
100

For work experience, a maximum of Eight points will be awarded depending on the length of service as on January 31, 2016 (Please refer below Table). Only managerial work experience after graduation will be considered. Training/Project work/work done as an integral part of curricular requirement will not be considered.

 Points for work experience in completed months
Months
<6
6 to 9
10 to 12
13 to 15
16 to 18
19 to 21
22 to 24
25 to 27
28 to 30
31 to 36
37 to 39
40 to 42
>= 43
Points
0
0.5
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
7
6
5


The final selection list will be based on merit in each category; minimum qualification on the above mentioned criteria would not automatically qualify the candidate for admission into IIM Calcutta.

Reservation Policy:


IIM Calcutta will apply Government of India reservation policy for admission to Central Educational Institutions (CEIs).


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