IIM Kashipur- Admission Criteria/ Selection Process (Masters of Business Administration)

Students aiming to study at the Indian Institute of ManagementKashipur, Uttarakhand, should be aware of the admission criteria followed by IIM Kashipur for the two-year Master of Business Administration programme.
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The two-stage selection process at IIM Kashipur includes:
Stage -1: Candidates who have cleared CAT 2019 and have applied for IIM Kashipur.
Stage -2:Shortlisted candidates from stage 1 have to participate in the Written Ability Process (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) session.
Stage – 1 Shortlisting Candidates for WAT /PI Process
  1. Candidates who have cleared the CAT cut-offs as mentioned in table 1 would be eligible for the first phase of the shortlisting process. The first list of shortlisted candidates will be eligible for WAT and PI process.
Table -1*
Minimum CAT Cut-offs of CAT 2019 for each category to be eligible for IIM Kashipur’s MBA 2020-2022 WAT and PI Process
CATEGORY
Quantitative Aptitude
(Percentile)
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning
( Percentile )
Verbal & Reading Comprehension
(Percentile)
Total
Percentile
General
80 (80.12)
80 (80.2)
80 (80.56)
94
EWS
60(60.61)
60(61.19)
60 (60.66)
75 (75.01)
NC- OBC
60 (60.61)
60 (61.19)
60 (60.66)
75 (75.02)
SC
45 (45.42)
45 (46.05)
45 (45)
55 (55.03)
ST
30 (30.21)
30 (30.64)
30(30.82)
40 (40.25)
DAP
30 (31.96)
30 (32.43)
30 (30.82)
40 (40.18)
*The Minimum CAT cut-off is decided by the Directors of Common Admission Process(CAP)participating IIMs.The figure mentioned above (percentile in bracket) denotes the actual cut-off across sections and categories used for selecting eligible candidates for WAT and PI stage.
Stage 2- Generation of Merit list
Stage 2 a- WAT and PI Process:
Candidates have to be well- versed with current events to clear the second stage of the selection process. The following table will give you information about weights assigned to the Personal Appearance which includes the WAT and PI process.
Table -2 – Key Details regarding Personal Appearance (WAT and PI)
S. No.
Component
Weights
1
Written Ability Test (WAT)
10
2
Personal Interview (PI)
20
WAT and PI Total (2a)
30
Stage 2 b- Students should note that the following table mentions the weights assigned to various components for compiling a merit list.
Table 3: Key Details Weights assigned to various components for generating Merit List
S. No
Components
Weight (MBA)
Method of Scoring
1
CAT Score (CS)
30
CS = (Candidate’s CAT Score/ Highest CAT Score)* 30
2
Class- X Marks (XM)
5
XM=(Candidate’s Class X Percentage Scores /100)* 5
3
Class- XII Marks (12 M)
5
12 M = (Candidate’s Class XII Percentage Scores /100)* 5
4
 
 
 
 
Graduation Marks (GM)
 
 
 
 
5
GM= X
Graduation Marks (In Percentage) 
Weights
Below 50
0
Above 50-60
1
Above 60-70
2
Above 70-75
3
Above 75-80
4
Above 80
5
5
Post- Graduation Marks (PG)
Professional Qualifications (CA/CS/ ICWA)
 
5
If ( Highest Qualification = Post Graduation OR Professional Qualification = CA/ CS/ ICWA) Then PG = 5, Else PG = 0
6
 
 
 
 
 
Work Experience (WE)
 
 
 
 
8
IF (Prog = MBA), WE = x
Work Experience (In Months)
Weight(x)
Less than 6 months
0
6 Months – 12 Months
2
Greater than 12 months- 18 months
4
Greater than 18 months- 24 months
8
Greater than24 months- 30 months
8
Greater than 30 months – 36 months
4
Greater than 36 months
0
 
7a
Diversity Factor: Academic Discipline (D Fa)
6
If (Prog = MBA and Academic discipline listed in table 2 c)   DFa = 6 ; ELSE  DFa = 0
7b
Diversity Factor :Female or Transgender (D Fb)
6
If (Prog = MBA and Gender = Female or Transgender)
DFb = 6 ; ELSE  DFb = 0
Shortlist Total (2b)
70
 
Table 4 Key Details Admission Disciplines eligible for diversity factor marks for MBA programme
1
Anthropology, Archaeology,History, Journalism Education, Fine Arts (Dance, Music, Painting), Geography,Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Work/Welfare, Sociology,Languages, Library Science, Literature, Mass Communication, etc.
2
Basic Science: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics, Biology, Zoology, etc.
3
Commerce/Economics: Accountancy, Auditing, Banking, Costs & Works Accountancy, Chartered Accountancy, Business Mathematics, Economics, Economic Development and Planning,Business Organization, Public Finance, Public Administration, Secretarial Practices, etc.
4
Company Secretaryship
5
Physical Education and Sports
6
Law
7
Medicine/Dentistry
8
Pharmacology/Pharmacy
9
Management
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Note: It is recommended that students should visit the official website of IIM Kashipur for a detailed analysis of the MBA admission process (http://www.iimkashipur.ac.in/about-institute/about-us)
Stage 3: Generation of Final Admission Offer List: Key Details
Grand Total (C) = WAT and PI Total (2a) + Shortlist total (2b)
Further, the Grand total (C ) will be used to rank students according to their merit and final admission offers will be made to the candidates.
Note: The final discretion lies with IIM Kashipur if there is a need to make changes in the shortlisting and selection criteria for the MBA batch.
For detailed information, students can visit IIM Kashipur’s official website.
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