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IIM Raipur is one of the 9 new IIMs established for offering management programs. The institute offers admission in a full-time, residential Post Graduate Program in Management (PGP). The batch size for the program at IIM Raipur is around 280 seats for this course.
IIM Raipur Admission Criteria 2019 consists of 2 stages- Shortlisting for Personal Appearance (PA) and Final Selection. Candidates must clear the minimum CAT Cut off and sectional cut off to get shortlisted for PA.
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CAT 2019 is scheduled for November 24, 2019 (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 950. Click to Apply for CAT 2019
IIM Raipur will prepare a list of participants who have been selected for PA based on their percentile score in CAT 2019. The institute has laid down some specific admission criteria which a candidate need to fulfill to be eligible for shortlisting. To e eligible for this round, candidates have to qualify sectional cutoff along with the overall CAT Cutoff.
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:
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning
|Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension|
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 2020. 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 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 of candidate’s performance in PI & WAT. 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 (35%)||WAT- 10%|
|Profile (38%)||Academic Profile- 10%|
|Work Experience- 8%|
|Gender Diversity- 8%|
|Academic Diversity- 4%|
In the academic profile, candidates will be given 5 points for their entire educational background till graduation. The marking of points will be done in the manner represented below-
|Range of Marks (%)||Class 12||Graduation|
|Below or equal to 55||0||0|
|55.01 to 60||1||1|
|60.01 to 70||2||2|
|70.01 to 80||3||3|
|80.01 to 90||4||4|
|Greater than 90.01||5||5|
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||4|
|19 – 24||6|
|25 – 36||8|
|37 – 42||6|
|43 – 48||4|
|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.
The fee structure of Post Graduate Program in Management 2020-22 at IIM Raipur is tabulated below:
|1st Year Fees|
|Particulars||1st Term||2nd Term||3rd Term||Total (Rs.)|
|Medical Insurance Charges||1,200.00||-||-||1,200.00|
|Students’ Association Fees||6,000.00||-||-||6,000.00|
|Total (1st Year)||2,51,100.00||2,23,500.00||2,23,000.00||6,97,600.00|
|Total (Including Caution deposit)||2,81,100.00||2,23,500.00||2,23,000.00||7,27,600.00|
|2nd Year Fees|
|Particulars||4th Term||5th Term||6th Term||Total (Rs.)|
|Medical Insurance Charges||1,200.00||-||-||1,200.00|
|Total (2nd Year)||2,43,900.00||2,24,700.00||2,24,200.00||6,92,800.00|
|Total Fees (excluding boarding charges)||14,20,400.00|
Question- When will the academic session 2020-22 start?
Answer- PGP 2020-22 batch at IIM Raipur will commence from the first week of July 2020.
Question- Can a foreign candidate apply for the PGP program at IIM Raipur?
Answer- Yes, the program is open for overseas and foreign students. Candidates fulfilling basic eligibility criteria can apply for the program.
Question- What is the eligibility criteria for a foreign candidate to apply for management program at IIM Raipur?
Answer- The minimum eligibility criteria for overseas/foreign students willing to apply for PGP program is given below:
Question- What is the last date for receipt of complete application documents for foreign admission?
Answer- The last date for receipt of complete application documents is January 31, 2020 for the program commencing in June/ July 2020.
Question- Which documents will be required at the time of application for the program?
Answer- Candidates must download the international application form and send the completed application by post along with the requisite documents listed below. The application packet must include copies of the following documents:
Question- Which are the mandatory documents required for admission in IIM Raipur?
Answer- Candidate must have the following document (original documents along with photocopies):
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