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Common Admission Process (CAP) 2020 final result is being announced seperately by each participating IIM. With the coming up of new IIMs in recent years, CAP 2020 was conducted by IIM Ranchi for 9 new and baby IIMs. Weightage of Written ability test (WAT) is not considered for preparationof final merit list as several candidates were unable toappear due to COVID-19 outbreak persisting lockdown. Personal interview were also conducted in online mode. and was outlined to make the admission process less complicated. Candidates were shortlisted for CAP on the basis of CAT Result which was declared on the official website on January 4, 2020.
Since the few top rank holders of CAT find seats in the old and prestigious IIMs, CAP is a step further in the filtration process in order to allocate seats to qualified candidates.
|Category||Quants||DILR||VARC||Total Percentile||Candidates Shortlisted|
The number of candidates that may be shortlisted for CAP is always a point of concern among CAT exam takers. In recent years, the seat capacity has increased at IIMs, thereby increasing the number of shortlisted candidates. For CAP 2020, around 17,000 candidates were selected, making the selection for this year to rise further. Below mentioned are the details of participating IIM and their intake for 2019-21 batch.
|Indian Institute of Management (IIM)||Intake for 2020-2022 batch|
The selection process for new IIMs consists of two rounds: WAT and PI. Though the entire CAP process has not been revealed and each IIM has its own selection criteria, broader details have been provided below as per the analysis made from the data available on various platforms.
Which subjects have you studied during your graduation? Define the functions of HR. Tell us about the types of interviews that you are aware of. How can a company check the efficiency of its recruitment process? Explain the 4 P's and 7 P's of marketing? Have you studied Taxation? How is the President of India elected? Have you read about any major news in the past four months? What is it?
Extempore (2 minutes) - The panel asked the candidate to speak on the state of declining Indian economy.
Tell us something that makes you unique? (Questions were asked on candidate’s hobby- painting) What is special about M.F.Hussain? What are the different ancient types of paintings found in India? Name the railway junction which was awarded the cleanest railway station of India.
Extempore (2 minutes) - Painting is nothing but a reflection of thoughts.
At the time of preparation of final merit list, many factors are considered including WAT and PI. A candidate may get multiple opportunities under CAP if s/he gets a call from various IIMs. The following table** gives a detailed description of the weightage given to each section while preparing the list.
|B-School||Final Call Selection Criteria|
|CAT||10th||12th||Grad||Work Exp||Acad Diversity||Gender Diversity||GD/WAT||PI||Prof Qual|
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