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Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Sambalpur admission criteria will release after the declaration of CAT result. Candidates seeking admission to Postgraduate Program in Management (PGP ) can apply on the official website of Institute i.e. iimsambalpur.ac.in. The total seats available are 120.
Once the CAT Results out, the institute will release its separate cut off list. Shortlisted candidates based on their CAT score are called for the selection process. IIM Sambalpur Selection Criteria involves 2 steps- Clearing CAT and Personal Appearance Process (includes Written Analysis & Personal Interview).
IIM Sambalpur CAT Cut Off is expected to be 90 percentile this year. Class 10-12 grades, academic performance at graduation level and prior work experience are also considered while preparing the final merit list. Since IIM Sambalpur is one of the six new IIMs, the shortlisting of candidates will be done under the mentorship of IIM Rohtak.
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The shortlisting of candidates is done by IIM Rohtak and IIM Indore and IIM Sambalpur. Following is the category and section-wise cutoff for this year.
|Category||Quantitative Aptitude||Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning||Verbal & Reading Comprehension||Overall Percentile|
Students who have applied to IIM Sambalpur at the time of CAT Registration and meet the cut-offs will receive an email from IIM Sambalpur. These candidates will be provided with a link to a page where they must express and reconfirm their desire to pursue their candidature further for the admission to PGP in management at “IIM Sambalpur” by a specific date.
After meeting CAT Cut Off, the next stage in IIM Sambalpur Selection process is a criterion for final selection. In this stage following factors will be considered:
Following calculation is done on the basis of applicants’ CAT performance (percentile obtained in sections 1&2, where section 1 was QA & DI and section 2 was VA & LR).
Performance in the two sections of CAT will comprise 55% of the final score of the candidate. This 55% consists of 30% for VAP and 25% for QAP
VAP = VA percentile of the applicant/ Maximum VA percentile
QAP = QA percentile of the applicant/ Maximum QA percentile
Applicants’ academic performance (marks obtained) in 10th Standard Examination, 12th Standard Examination, and Bachelor’s Degree Examination is considered in PAP Score.
Following table shows the calculation of these three scores i.e. A, B & C
The final Past Academic Performance (PAP) Score will be calculated using the following formula:
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Work Experience Score will be calculated or assigned on the basis of a number of months of work experience.
WE = 0 for w <= 6
WE = 0 for w > 48
WE = w/24 for 6 < w <= 24
WE = 1 – ((w-24)/24) for 24 < w <= 48
Where ‘w’ is the number of completed months of work experience.
The selection at final stage will be based on the ranks computed for each category (General/SC/ST/NC-OBC/PWD) on the basis of their Final Scores (FS).
The Final Score of the student, who meets the CAT cut-offs, will be calculated using the following rule:
Where, FS = Final Selection
TP = Test Performance
PAP = Past Academic Performance
WE = Work Experience
Q. How much amount is to be paid at the time of confirming the admission? Is that amount refundable after the cancellation of admission?
A. The total amount to be paid at the time of confirming the admission is about INR 1,00,000. This amount will be balanced against payment of tuition fee in future. If someone, in any case, cancels his admission in the institute, only INR 1000 will be retained as per the guidelines of GOI.
Q. If someone confirms his interest in IIM Sambalpur, does it affect his position in other IIMs?
A. The admission offer in each IIM is independent of others. So, if someone is accepting or rejecting an offer from IIM Sambalpur, it would not affect his position in other IIMs.
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