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Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirapalli (IIM Trichy or IIM T) offers admission to its Post-Graduate Program (PGP) through CAT Exam. Apart from CAT score, the selection also depends on WAT (Written Aptitude Test) and PI (Personal Interview). The final selection is done on the basis of overall performance of the candidate. CAT 2018 is scheduled for November 25, 2018 (Sunday) in online mode.
|CAT Eligibility||CAT 2018 Registration||CAT Cut Off|
CAT Result will be announced at iimcat.ac.in on or after January 15, 2019. Institutes will call the candidates meeting their mentioned Cut off and other requirements for further GD/PI Rounds for further selection Process.
Initially, candidates are shortlisted based on Percentile of CAT 2018. Candidates clearing the necessary CAT cut off will be required to attend the Personal Interview (PI) and Written Analysis Test (WAT). After completion of PI and WAT rounds, a composite score is calculated.
Factors influencing the composite score include CAT percentile, PI score, WAT score, Performance in Undergraduate level, Master’s Degree or Professional Qualification, Work Experience and Gender Diversity. The final merit list is prepared based on all these factors.
Admission procedure into PGP in IIM Trichy begins with the shortlisting of candidates. This is done entirely based on CAT percentile secured by candidates.
The table below provides indicative information about the minimum necessary percentile. Candidates belonging to various categories need to secure this in order to be shortlisted for the ensuing WAT/PI processes.
|Candidates’ Category||Quantitative Aptitude (Section 1)||Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (Section 2)||Verbal & Reading Comprehension (Section 3)||Total (Overall Percentile)|
According to the CAT Selection Procedure, candidates shortlisted for P/WAT rounds based on CAT percentile will be required to appear for the Personal Interview (PI) and Written Analysis Test (WAT).
Apart from CAT percentile, the PI and WAT rounds have a huge bearing on the IIM Trichy admission criteria for the Post Graduate Program.
Personal Interview (PI) round is designed to test candidates in their various interpersonal skills, soft skills and the extent of their technical and problem-solving skills.
Writing Analysis Test (WAT) aims to measure candidates in their grip over vocabulary along with the presence of necessary content. Candidates are also judged based on the quality of written content.
The PI and WAT rounds will be held at the following venues-
Candidates will be informed of the exact dates and timing of the PI and WAT rounds by the IIM that is coordinating admission procedure for the 2019-2021 batch.
The 9 IIMs are- IIM Raipur, IIM Ranchi, IIM Trichy, IIM Udaipur, IIM Kashipur, IIM Amritsar, IIM Bodhgaya, IIM Sambalpur and IIM Rohtak.
The following table depicts the various parameters that influence the composite score and the weightage of each parameter.
|Written Analysis Test||15%|
|Undergraduate degree performance||10%|
|Master’s Degree or Professional Qualification||2%|
Details of each parameter are as follows:
The weightage associated for different streams of undergraduate is shown below.
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IIM Trichy will use the following weightage while preparation of final merit list-
|2) Content of writing|
|3) Writing skills|
|Personal Interview||1) Communication, attitude and personality||15%|
|2) Academic efforts and disposition|
|3) Managerial and leadership attributes|
|4) Social awareness and disposition|
|5) Overall presence|
|Work experience||Based on quantum and quality of work experience||5%|
|Performance at Undergraduate level||-||10%|
|Master’s degree or Professional Qualification||Pass in the Master Degree / final examinations of CA / ICWA/ CS||2%|
|Gender Diversity||-||3 per cent weightage for female candidates|
To accept the offer of admission in IIM Trichy for the academic session 2019-2021, a candidate needs to send along an Offer Acceptance. The amount of Offer Acceptance is INR 50,000.
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