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IIM Raipur is one of the 9 new IIMs and offers admission to Post Graduate Program in Management (PGP). The batch size is around 280 seats for this course. Candidates are shortisted for admission through CAT exam.
IIM Raipur Admission Criteria 2019 consists of 3 stages- Shortlisting for Personal Appearance (PA), WAT & PI round and Final Merit List. Candidates must clear the minimum CAT Cut off and sectional cut off to get shortlisted for PA.
|CAT Eligibility||CAT Cut off||CAT Results|
CAT 2018 is scheduled for November 25, 2018 (Sunday) in online mode. Candidates who wish to apply can submit their applications on the official website of CAT till the last date i.e. September 19, 2018. The application fee for general candidates is INR 1900 and for reserved category candidates INR 900.
IIM Raipur will prepare a list of participants who have been selected for PA based on their performance in CAT 2018. The institute has laid down some specific asmission criteria which a candidate need to fulfill to be eligible for shortlisting.
CAT Score will be the sole factor for getting shortlisted for PA round. The category- wise CAT Cut Off is given in the table below:
Sectional Cut Off
Overall Cut Off
Every individual deemed eligible as per the above table may or may not find a place in the shortlist. The cut off is only indicative and may actually be higher in accordance with the performance of participants.
Candidates shortlisted for Personal Appearance Round have to give Personal Interview and Written Ability Test. After this, they will be given scores out of 100, by considering various factors.
2 Steps involved in final shortlisting of candidates in IIM Raipur Admission Criteria are mentioned below:
WAT & PI round is an integral process of IIM Raipur Admission Criteria 2019. You will have to write a short essay on the topic given by the organizing institute within a time limit of about 30 minutes.
Topics provided will be such that they evaluate your creative thinking ability and socio- political awareness. You may also be given topics related to economic and business affairs or sports for WAT.
You will next have to appear in front of a panel for the PI round. The panel generally consists of 2 members. Questions about your academic profile, quality of work and personal characteristics will be asked in the interview.
IIM Raipur Merit List will be announced on the basis after the PI & WAT process has been concluded. The merit list will consider scores obtained in both stages and profile. As you can from the table below, Candidate’s Profile has the maximum weightage for deciding your final rank in the merit list. It consists of 3 fields- Academic Profile, Work Experience, and Diversity.
|Personal Appearance (30%)||WAT- 10%|
|Profile (38%)||Academic Profile- 20%|
|Work Experience- 6%|
In the academic profile, candidates will be given 7 or 6 points for their entire educational background till graduation. The marking of points will be done in the manner represented below-
|Range of Marks (%)||Class 10||Class 12||Graduation|
|Below or equal to 55||1||1||1|
|55.01 to 60||2||2||2|
|60.01 to 70||3||3||3|
|70.01 to 80||4||4||4|
|80.01 to 90||5||5||5|
|Greater than 90.01||7||6||7|
The next field is work experience which will have a weightage of 6. Relevant experience in terms of completed months will be considered. The points will be awarded as per the table below:
|Number of Months||Score|
|6 or less||0|
|7 – 12||2|
|13 – 18||3|
|19 – 24||4|
|25 – 36||6|
|37 – 48||3|
|49 or more||0|
The last factor is diversity which consists of 2 components- Gender and Academic Diversity.
The batch size of IIM Raipur is 280 for MBA program. Students will be sent offer letter by the institute. Admission offers will be given on the basis of CAT score, PA round and Profile.