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Indian Institute of Management, Bodh Gaya (IIM-B), offers admission to the Post Graduate Program (PGP) is based on CAT Score. Apart from the score of CAT exam, the admission also depends upon the past academics and prior work experience. Candidates aspiring to take admission in IIM, Bodh Gaya has to mandatorily take CAT exam.
IIM Bodh Gaya offers a 2-year PGP-PGDM program which is a full-time residential course. The course structure consists of the core curriculum, a summer internship and elective courses (optional).
IIM Bodh Gaya Admission Criteria 2019 will be conducted in 3 phases:
After the declaration of the result of WAT and PI, a merit list will be declared taking into consideration the overall profile of the candidate.
Candidates need to score a minimum required percentage in CAT to get further eligible for Personal Interview (PI) and Written Ability Test (WAT) which is given below. They must also clear the sectional cut off.
For shortlisting candidates for WAT/PI rounds, IIM Bodhgaya will consider only the CAT performance of a candidate. This goes on to show that performing well in CAT 2019 would go a long way in securing a WATGD/PI call from this premier B-school.
|Category||Section – I Verbal Ability (VA)||Section – II Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning(DILR)||Section – III Quantitative Ability (QA)||Overall|
NOTE- The actual section-wise and overall percentile of a shortlisted candidate may be much higher than the above-mentioned minimum percentile.
A candidate’s final score for selection at IIM Bodh Gaya is calculated on the basis of weights given to the following factors:
|Written Ability Test||10|
The points which will be allotted to the candidate based on the aggregate score of Class 10 and Class 12 percentages of marks of the candidates are as per the table is given below.
|Range||10th Class||12th Class||Graduation|
|95 – 100||4||4||4|
|90 – 94.99||3.5||3.5||3.5|
|85 – 89.99||3||3||3|
|80 – 84.99||2.5||2.5||2.5|
|75 – 79.99||2||2||2|
|70 – 74.99||1.5||1.5||1.5|
|65 – 69.99||1||1||1|
|60 – 64.99||0.5||0.5||0.5|
2. On the basis of Work Experience-
Work experience is an experience that a person gains while working in a specific field or occupation. A maximum of Six points will be awarded depending on the length of service as on July 31, 2019, to the candidates.
NOTE- Only managerial work experience after graduation will be considered. Training/Project work/work done as an integral part of the curricular requirement will not be considered.
Allotment of Points for work experience in completed months is elucidated below-
|7 – 12||2|
|13 – 24||4|
|25 – 36||6|
|37 – 48||4|
|49 – 60||2|
A candidate’s final score for selection for the batch 2020-2022 is calculated on the basis of the following criteria:
A = Candidate’s Total CAT 2019
B = Maximum CAT Score
C = Points awarded for Class Xth marks Score
D = Points awarded for Class XII marks
|Criterion||Weights||Method of Calculation|
|CAT 2019 Score||15||(A/B) x 15|
|Personal Interview (PI)||15||–|
|Writing Ability Test (WAT)||05||–|
|Class X marks||05||(C/10) x 5|
|Class XII marks||05||(D/10) x 5|
|Gender Diversity||01||1 point will be awarded to promote gender diversity|
|Points for Academic Diversity at Bachelor’s Degree level*||If (Bachelor’s degree is from the list X) ADFB=1; ELSE ADFB=0||-|
* ADFB: Academic Diversity Factor at Bachelor Degree level means candidates who hold bachelor's degrees as under the ADFB list will get 3 points and those candidates who do not have one will get 0 points. The courses under the ADFB list are:
In the selection process, the total weightage for parameters that are controllable ( CAT, WAT, and PI ) in the final selection stage has been kept at 70%. This means that the applicants, who do not have a good academic profile or work experience can still aspire to join IIM Bodh Gaya by performing well in CAT 2019, WAT and PI rounds.
Read more Preparation tips for GD/PI and WAT.
The final selection list will be based rigidly on merit in each category. The minimum qualification on the above mentioned criteria would not automatically qualify the candidate for admission into IIM Bodh Gaya.
IIM Bodh Gaya has the same policies which are applied by Central Educational Institutions (CEIs) for reservation for admission in IIM Bodh Gaya. Any dispute concerning Admissions for the PGP Batch 2020-22 would be subject to the jurisdiction of the competent courts within the territorial jurisdiction of the city of Bodh Gaya only. The percentage division of the different category candidates is tabulated below:
|OBC – Non – Creamy Layer||27%|
Candidates can contact at the details given below in case of any query:
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