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    IIM Ahmedabad CAT 2019 Cut Off and Selection Process

    Neha Rani Neha Rani
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    IIM Ahmedabad Cut Off is the minimum percentile that candidates need to score for getting admission to the various MBA and PGDM programs in the IIMs and other B-schools of the country. The institute will declare its cut off after the announcement of CAT Result. 

    • Candidates have to clear both the sectional and overall cut off for getting shortlisted in the pre-admission rounds.
    • The cut off for 2-years PGDM program at IIM Ahmedabad had been around 80-85 percentile in the last few years.
    • CAT Cut Off for IIM Ahmedabad depends on many variables.      
    • Shortlisted candidates on the basis of their CAT score are called for CAT Counselling.
    • IIM Ahmedabad Selection Process comprises 3 steps- Preliminary Screening, Screening for AWT (Academic Writing Test) & PI (Personal Interview) and Final Selection.

    The institute considers the academic performance of the candidates in the 10th, 12th and degree examinations. IIM Ahmedabad is often considered by people as the best MBA college in India. It has been voted many times as the finest Indian MBA college. Getting admission in IIM Ahmedabad is a matter of pride as it is one of the best IIMs in the country.


    IIM Ahmedabad CAT Cutoff 2019

    IIMs are the most reputed management institutes of our country. After the announcement of CAT Results, IIM Ahmedabad will declare its own cut off.

    • Candidates securing qualifying marks will be eligible for appearing in the pre-admission rounds.
    • Along with the CAT percentile, IIM Ahmedabad follows their own selection criteria for selecting eligible candidates.
    • IIM Ahmedabad CAT cut off is extremely high and therefore, it is not easy to get admission in this institute.

    The table below provides the expected  CAT 2019 Cut off section wise data for IIM Ahmedabad.

    SectionsGeneralNC-OBC-cum transgenderSCSTDA
    Verbal and Reading Comprehension  (VRC)7550656060
    Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning  (DIILR)7050656060
    Quantitative Aptitude (QA)7050656060
    Overall Percentile8060757070

    IIM Ahmedabad Previous Year Cut Off

    IIM Ahmedabad CAT 2017 cutoff 

    The section wise data of IIM Ahmedabad CAT 2017 cut off is given in the table below:

    CategoriesCutoff
    General80
    NC-OBC75
    DA70
    SC70
    ST60

    IIM Ahmedabad CAT 2016 Cutoff

    SectionsGeneralNC-OBC-cum-transgenderSCSTDA
    Verbal & Reading Comprehension (VRC) percentile rank7550656060
    Data interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DIILR) percentile rank7050656060
    Quantitative Aptitude (QA) percentile rank7050656060
    Overall percentile rank8060757070

    In 2016, only 1182 candidates were shortlisted for the pre-admission rounds by IIM Ahmedabad out of the 24128 eligible candidates who were considered by IIM Ahmedabad for admission. The category-wise segregation can be understood from the table listed below:

    CategoryNumber
    General568
    NC-OBC313
    SC178
    ST87
    DA36
    Total1182

    IIM Ahmedabad 2015 Cutoff

    The section wise data of CAT 2015 cut off –IIM Ahmedabad is listed in the table below:

    SectionsGeneralNC-OBC-cum-transgenderSCSTDA
    Verbal & Reading Comprehension (VRC) percentile rank8075706070
    Data interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DIILR) percentile rank8075706070
    Quantitative Aptitude (QA) percentile rank8075706070
    Overall percentile rank9085807080

    IIM Ahmedabad 2014 Cutoff

    IIM Ahmedabad cut off marks for 2014-2015 is listed in the table below:

    CategoryCAT 2014 percentile
    General99.67
    NC-OBC96.42
    SC90.68
    ST81.10
    DA86.76

    Thus, we can see that IIM Ahmedabad CAT cut off varies from year to year as it depends on many factors. The selection process of IIM Ahmedabad is divided into three stages: preliminary screening, screening for AWT & PI and final selection.


    About CAT Cut Off

    CAT Cut Off is the minimum percentile that candidates have to obtain in CAT Exam for getting admission to the MBA and PGDM programs in IIMs and other various B schools. Here are some important things that candidates must know about CAT cut off:

    • After CAT Results are announced, cut off marks will be announced separately by all the IIMs.
    • The cutoff marks are announced both category wise and section wise.
    • Candidates need to clear both the sectional and overall cut off for getting shortlisted in the pre-admission rounds (GD/WAT and PI).
    • The selection procedure is published individually by each IIM.

    CAT cut off depends on a number of factors. The following factors are considered by IIMs and other B-schools for declaring cut off marks:

    • Level of Difficulty of the examination
    • Number of candidates appeared for CAT
    • Reservation policy of the institute

    Candidates who qualify the cutoff marks announced by the institute get selected for the next rounds of selection such as Group Discussion, Written Ability Test and Personal Interview.


    IIM Ahmedabad Selection Criteria

    The selection criteria of IIM Ahmedabad are as follows:

    Identifying exceptional students

    • IIM Ahmedabad identifies some exceptional candidates from diverse backgrounds and shortlists them for the 2nd phase of admission, based on their CAT scores.
    • After this stage, all shortlisted candidates will be at par.
    • They will be assessed on the basis of their aggregate scores (CAT score, Academic Rating (AR) and performance in WA-PI).

    Application Rating

    • CAT Cut Off – IIM Ahmedabad considers the academic performance of applicants in 10th, 12th and degree examinations.
    • The overall performance of applicants is measured by their academic performance, extracurricular activities, work experience, awards and recognition, written analysis and personal interview.
    • According to the rules of the government, 27% seats of IIM Ahmedabad are reserved for OBC candidates, 15% for SC candidates and 7.5% for ST candidates.
    • 3% seats are also reserved by IIM Ahmedabad for DA (Differently Abled) candidates. DA candidates are those with blindness/low-vision, hearing impairment and cerebral palsy.

    Final admission in IIM Ahmedabad is offered to candidates who qualify the cut off marks, performs exceptionally well in the pre-admission rounds and have a great academic record.


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