IIM Amritsar has declared first shortlisted candidates for PI round for MBA-BA, MBA, MBA- HR (2021-2023). Candidates need to log-in with valid CAT-ID and registered Email ID. IIM Amritsar is accepting application forms for the Doctoral Programme for the academic session 2021-2022. Candidates interested in Doctoral course can apply by completing application form by March 10, 2021. 

IIM Amritsar is inviting application form for admission to the Ph.D programme for the academic session 2021-22. The last date for submitting the application is March 10. Know More IIM Amritsar is also accepting applications for admissions to its 2- Year Residential eMBA program. The Application window for EMBA Admissions of IIM Amritsar will remain open from Nov 1 to Jan 31, 2021.


IIM Amritsar offers a two year full-time residential program in General Management. IIM Amritsar uses a composite score of multiple parameters like marks in 10th and 12th Board exams, marks of Graduation Program, quality of work experience, gender and academic diversity, and candidate's section wise scores in CAT to judge the suitability of a candidate for the MBA Program. The admission to the program is based on the CAT scores followed by a PI round. 

Category QA DILR VRC
General 80 75 75
NC-OBC 65 60 60
SC 55 50 50
ST 35 30 35
PWD 35 30 35

CAT Scores of top three IIMs

Institute  CAT CutOff (Overall) 
IIM Ahmedabad 80
IIM Bangalore 85
IIM Calcutta 85

IIM Amritsar MBA Selection Criteria

Stage I: Shortlisting the candidates for PI-WAT 

Only those candidates who have secured the predetermined minimum percentile score in each section and the overall score of CAT will be shortlisted for the PI-WAT round. Candidates obtaining a positive raw score in all the sections of the CAT will only be considered.

Stage II: WAT-PI

All the candidates will be required to take a WAT on a topic provided by IIM Amritsar. The Writing Analysis Test (WAT) will be conducted for a duration of 20 minutes to test the candidate’s command over the language. During the Personal Interview, the panel will evaluate the candidate’s academic background, quality of work experience and other personal traits.

Stage III: Final Merit List

For the selection process, all the parameters and weights will remain uniform for all the candidates. Sufficient candidates will be shortlisted at each stage from each social category to meet the reservation requirement of each group.

Components  Weightage (%)
PI 25
WAT 10
CAT 25
Class X Score 5
Class XII Score 5
Bachelor’s Degree 10
Work Experience  10
Academic Diversity (applicable only to Engg. students) 5
Gender Diversity (applicable only for female candidates) 5

IIM Amritsar EMBA Cutoff 

IIM Amritsar offers a full time two year non residential MBA program for professionals to help them advance their careers and transition to better leadership roles. The admission to the program is done on the basis of the entrance exam scores and personal interviews.

IIM Amritsar EMBA Selection Criteria

  • Candidates are shortlisted as per entrance examination score for online personal interview. 
  • In the personal interview, the candidates will be secreted for final admission as per academic background, progressive in the workplace, and abilities for success and readiness.

IIM Amritsar Ph.D Admissions

 In order to apply for the Ph.D program at IIM Amritsar must have a bachelor's degree or a postgraduate degree with first class in any discipline. The admission to the program is done on the basis of the CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE scores attained by the candidates 

IIM Amritsar Ph.D. Selection Criteria

  • In the initial stage, candidates are selected as per Common admission test or candidates with NET-JRF, GRE, GATE, GMAT score in the relevant specialization.
  • Then, the final selection is condensed based on candidates’ performance in the personal interview round which also includes the Written Analysis Test and Research Aptitude test.

GMAT Score of Top 3 IIMs 

Institute  GMAT Score CutOff
IIM Ahmedabad  720
IIM Bangalore  704
IIM Calcutta  728

GMAT Score of Last Three Years 

2019 2020 2021
IIM Ahmedabad  700 700 720
IIM Bangalore  680 709 704
IIM Calcutta  680 701 728
IIM Indore  700+ 700+ 700+