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IIM Indore Admission Criteria 2018 has been released for Post-Graduate Program in Management (PGP) and Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP) courses. Admission to the batch of 2018-20 will be granted on the basis of CAT 2017.
Candidates applying for PGP/ EPGP courses at IIM Indore should keep a tab of the below dates:
|Last date for receipt of application forms along with application fee|
PGP- August 09 – September 20, 2017
EPGP: GMAT- January 1, 2018; CAT- January 15, 2018
|Announcement of shortlist for Personal Interview||For GMAT (1st round)- November 7, 2017 |
For GMAT (2nd round) & CAT- January 22, 2018
|Conduct of Personal Interviews||For GMAT (1st round) – November 18-19, 2017 |
For GMAT (2nd round) & CAT- Feb 3-4, 2018
|Announcement of final admission offers||For GMAT (1st round) – December 4, 2017 |
For GMAT (2nd round) & CAT- Feb 19, 2018
|Last date for acceptance of Admission offer and payment of commitment fee||For GMAT(1st round)- January 11, 2018 |
For GMAT (2nd round) & CAT- March 5, 2018
|Programme Registration||April 23, 2018|
|Commencement of classes||April 24, 2018|
Candidates who qualify CAT cut off for IIM Indore will be granted admission only if they meet the other eligibility conditions too. IIM Indore Eligibility for PGP/ EPGP is given below:
IIM Indore Admission Criteria is structured on a 3 stage selection process- Clearing CAT Cutoff, WAT & PI and Final Selection. Participants should fulfill the admission criteria at each stage in order to get admission into the institute. The criterion of selection at each stage is stated below.
IIM Indore will shortlist eligible aspirants on the basis of their performance in CAT. Students must clear both the sectional and overall cut off. The table given below represents CAT Cut Off for admission in 2018-20 academic sessions in IIM Indore.
CAT Sectional and Overall Percentile Cut-offs
Quantitative Ability (QA)
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)
Verbal Ability (VA)
|Overall Cut Off|
|UR||≥ 80||≥ 80||≥ 80||≥ 90|
|NC-OBC||≥ 70||≥ 70||≥ 70||≥ 80|
|SC||≥ 55||≥ 55||≥ 55||≥ 60|
|ST||≥ 45||≥ 45||≥ 45||≥ 50|
|PwD||≥ 45||≥ 45||≥ 45||≥ 50|
Aspirants who clear CAT cut off for IIM Indore will be considered for calculation of the composite score. The composite score is utilized for selecting meritorious students for the PI stage held by the institute.
Separate merit lists will be generated for each category indicating the names of aspirants selected for the WAT & PI stage. The number of candidates moving forward to the next stage will depend on the number of seats available for the course.
The following method is adopted for calculating composite score:
The composite score is computed after taking various factors into account such as:
Weightage assigned to corresponding components for short-listing candidates for PI stage:
|Class 10/ SSC Score||36 X (Zcandidate – Zmin) / (Zmax – Zmin)|
|Class 12/ HSC Score||40 X (Zcandidate – Zmin) / (Zmax – Zmin)|
|CAT 2017 Overall Score||20 X (Candidate’s CAT Score/Higher CAT Score)|
|Gender Diversity Factor (GDF)||4 for Female Applicants 0 for others|
|Composite Score||= Sum of the above Scores (Total = 100)|
Note: Zcandidate, Zmin, Zmax for 10th Standard/ SSC Score and 12th Standard/ HSC Score are computed using the normalisation process.
It is mandatory for the shortlisted candidates to attend both WAT & PI rounds.
Applicants who satisfy all the above requirements only will be considered for the final selection. Final composite score will be calculated after considering the performance of individuals in WAT & PI stage.
IIM Indore will release category wise merit lists based on these scores. Provisional admission offers will be made to successful students adhering to reservation norms.
The method for computing the final composite score is represented in the table given below:
|Class 10/ SSC Score||10 X (Zcandidate – Zmin) / (Zmax – Zmin)|
|Class 12/ HSC Score||10 X (Zcandidate – Zmin) / (Zmax – Zmin)|
|CAT 2017 Score||20 X (Candidate’s CAT Score/Higher CAT Score)|
|WAT Score||20 X (Zcandidate – Zmin) / (Zmax – Zmin)|
|PI Score||40 X (Zcandidate – Zmin) / (Zmax – Zmin)|
|Composite Score||= Sum of the above Scores (Max 100)|
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Reservation is applicable in IIM Indore as per norms stated by the Government of India. The following table represents the reservation of seats for SC, ST, OBC and PwD categories meeting IIM Indore admission requirements:
|Category||Seats Reserved (%)|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||15%|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||7.5%|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC-NC)||27%|
|Persons with Disability (PwD)||3%|
Note: 3% seats are reserved for differently abled candidates as per the provisions of Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995. This provision is applicable only if the individual suffers from the disability to an extent of not less than 40% as certified by a medical authority.
IIM Indore offers scholarships to meritorious candidates who have done exceptionally well in their academics. The institute also provides need-based financial aid to aspirants especially of the reserved category whose annual income from all sources is up to INR 4.50 lakhs.
The PGP Office of IIM Indore will provide details on scholarships administered by the Institute to all candidates after final admission.
For any queries related to Admissions, below are the contact details:
The Admissions Office
Indian Institute of Management, Indore
Prabandh Shikhar, Rau - Pithampur Road,
Indore - 453556 (M.P.), India
Phone: 0731- 2439685/686 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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