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IIM Nagpur 2019 Admission Process and Cut off

Last Updated - July 26, 2019

IIM Nagpur Admission Criteria 2019 for Post-Graduate Program in Management (PGP) is expected to be announced soon. Admission to the batch of 2019-21 will be granted on the basis of CAT 2019  score. There are a total of 60 seats.

CAT 2019 was conducted on November 24 in online mode and the result is expected to release in the 2nd week of January 2020. Candidates can check their result by visiting the official website of CAT i.e.

CAT 2019 ResultCAT Cut offCAT Score CalculationCAT Counselling

After the announcement of result, qualified candidates will participate in counselling process. The counselling will be held for candidates who qualify all the selection rounds, based upon the Consolidated Merit List (CML). CAT Cutoff for IIM Nagpur for a general category is 90 percentile. Candidates obtain the minimum cut off marks can apply at the official website of IIM Nagpur for PGP course. GMAT Score is accepted for foreign nationals.

IIM Nagpur selection process consists of WAT (Written Aptitude Test) and PI (Personal Interview) round. Apart from GD/PI and WAT, past academic record and work experience will also be considered. The final selection is done through overall performance of the candidate. 

IIM Nagpur Selection Criteria

Stage 1- Clearing CAT Cutoff 2019

The very first factor is clearing the cutoff for CAT 2019 in order to seek admission. It has been similar over the years. Check the below table for IIM Nagpur CAT Cutoff:

Minimum Expected CAT 2019 percentile 
Section 1
Section 2
Section 3

Stage 2- Criteria for Final Section

Past Academic Performance (PAP)

Candidates who meet CAT Cut Off will be assessed on their academic performance and work experience. They will receive an email from IIM Nagpur. These candidates will be provided a link to a webpage where they MUST express and reconfirm their desire to pursue their candidature further for the admission to PGP in management at IIM Nagpur by a stipulated date.

Marks for Academic Perfomance

For measuring your Past Academic Performance class 10, 12 and Bachelor’s degree marks will be considered. Candidates who will be shortlisted as per the eligibility criteria will be graded A, B & C as per their 10, 12 & Bachelor’s degree percentage marks respectively.

CategorySeat AvailableSection 1Section 2Section 3Overall

*QA- Quantitative Ability, DI- Data interpretation, VA- Verbal Ability, LR –Logical Reasoning

Percent Marks in class 10th ExamRating score A
 <= 551
> 55 and <= 602
> 60 and <= 703
> 70 and <= 804
> 80 and <= 907
> 9010
Percent Marks in class12th Std. ExamRating Score B
<= 551
> 55 and <= 602
> 60 and <= 703
> 70 and <= 804
> 80 and <= 907
> 9010
Percent Marks in Bachelor’s DegreeRating Score C
<= 551
> 55 and <= 602
> 60 and <= 653
> 65 and <= 704
> 70 and <= 757
> 7510

PAP will be calculated by the following formula:-

PAP =(0.25*A+0.35*B+0.40*C)/10

Work Experience (WE)

Your work experience will also play an important factor in determining your selection. Your work experience will be calculated by the following formula as per your duration of job.

WE = 0 for x <= 6 

WE = 0 for x > 72

WE = x/36 for 6 < x <= 36

WE = 1 – ((x-36)/36) for 36 < x <= 72

Where x is the number of months of work experience.

The selection at this stage will strictly be based on the ranks of the candidates computed separately for each category (General/SC/ST/NC-OBC/DAP) on the basis of their Final Scores (FS). The numbers selection made in different categories will be in accordance with the law.

IIM Nagpur Final Merit List

The final selection of a candidate will be computed separately for each category. The numbers selected in different categories will be in proportions mandated by the law.

FS  = 0.50 * (CAT Total Score /Maximum1 CAT Total Score)  +  0.30 * (PAP Score)  +  0.20 * (WE Score)

      *FS-Final Selection

      *WE-Work Experience

      *PAP-Past Academic Performance

Also Check CAT Selection Process

Documents Required during IIM Nagpur Admission

Candidates must bring the following documents along with them during the selection process.

  • Marksheets and Degree certificate- You must carry your original mark sheets and self-attested copies to show their eligibility at the time of interview.
  • Reservation Category Certificates-If you belong to any of the reserved criteria, bring your documents like Caste certificate if short-listed for the interview .SC, ST, NC-OBC and DA aspirants must show the original caste/class and/or disability certificate and submit a photocopy at the time of interview.  

Note: Any discrepancy in the documents can lead to cancellation of candidature.

FAQs on IIM Nagpur Admission

Ques.  If I confirm my interest in IIM Nagpur, does it will affect my position in other IIMs?

Ans- No, The admission process and seat allotment offered in every IIM is independent of other and therefore accepting or declining an offer from any other IIM will not affect your chances in IIM Nagpur or vice versa.

For showing your interest in IIM Nagpur you have to confirm your interest as the time available for IIM Nagpur admissions, the institute would not like to spend time on people who are no longer interested in IIM Nagpur as earlier the location was Maharashtra.

Ques. Why is IIM Nagpur asking applied candidates to confirm their interest in admission to PGP?

Ans: Yes ,the interested candidates have to show their interest in seeking admission in IIM Nagpur because as the location is changed from IIM in Maharashtra to IIM Nagpur candidates are confused whether to take admission in Maharashtra or Nagpur and as you are well aware that the admission process  in Nagpur is short spanned so the authority does not want to waste time in scrutinizing candidates who are disinterested in IIM Nagpur

Ques. How much do I have to pay while confirming my admission?

Ans. The amount is not likely to go beyond INR 50,000. The amount will be balanced against payment of tuition fees paid afterwards. Of this only, INR1000 will be retained as pre-GOI (Government of India) guidelines if the person does not actually join the institute.

Ques. I got an interview call from other IIM(s) but did not attend. Will I still be considered for admission at IIM Nagpur?

Ans:-Yes, but only if you have confirmed your continued interest in response to the email already sent to you by the authorities. The email will be sent only those aspirants who meet the eligibility criteria used to prepare the first shortlist i.e. the minimum cut off in CAT.

For any other queries, below are the contact details:

indian Institute of Management Nagpur
VNIT Campus, South Ambazari Road,
Nagpur, Maharashtra 
India - 440010 




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