START DATE - END DATE
08th Aug 2018 - 22nd Sep 2018
Method of Application
Online & Offline Both
Indian Institute of Management, Indore or IIM Indore, is one of the premier management institutes in India. CAT is a national level entrance exam, organizeed for selection of aspirants for admission to 19 IIMs and about 150 other B-Schools. The institute takes admission to its PGP or PG Program in management via CAT.
To apply for admission to the PGP management program at IIM Indore, via CAT, an aspirant must be a graduate in any branch with an at least of 50% marks from a recognised university in India. For foreign aspirants, a valid score in GMAT is needed.
The Institute will base its selection criteria on three main factors:
Apart from these selection criteria, the institute also considers an aspirant’s past academic record, work experience, and extra-curricular activities.
The application procedure for 2019 academic year is going on and an aspirant can register themselves via the registration portal on official CAT website.
08th Aug 2018 - 22nd Sep 2018
Online & Offline Both
|Registration Start Date||08th Aug 2018|
|End Date Of Registration||22nd Sep, 2018|
There is a common application procedure for all the IIMs. During form filling, it is necessary that an aspirant select the programs provideed at IIM Indore and corresponding interview city in order to get a call from the institute.
The application fee for CAT is 1700 INR for General/NC-OBC aspirant and 850 INR for SC/ST/DA aspirants. Aspirants have to apply via the CAT official website. The application procedure is clear only after successful payment of application fee.
In case of foreign/overseas/NRI aspirants, they required to send a filled-in copy of downloaded application form along with the following enclosures:
After Registration, an aspirant will receive a login id and password which shall be used to fill the form.
The selection procedure for IIM Indore is a three-step procedure. The actual cutoff may be higher.
Shortlisting for WAT and PI
The second stage in Selection Procedure is WAT (Written Ability Test) and PI (Individual Interview). The sectional and overall cutoff considered by IIM Indore is given below: The first stage of the selection is based on performance in CAT exam. The institute will award composite scores to each aspirant which is the basis for shortlisting of aspirants for WAT and PI.
Section 1 (QA) Cutoff Percentile
Section 2 (DILR) Cutoff Percentile
Section 3 (VRC) Cutoff Percentile
Overall Cutoff Percentile
However, the cutoff mentioned above is only at least cutoff percentile. IIM Indore organizes the WAT and PI rounds in Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Indore, Kolkata, and Mumbai only.
The aspirants who fulfil the overall and sectional cutoff criteria will only be considered for shortlisting for the WAT and PI round. The formula for Final Composite Score as followed by IIM Indore is given below:
|X standard marks||17.5 * [(Zaspirant-Zmin)\Zmax-Zmin)]|
|XII standard marks||17.5 * [(Zaspirant-Zmin)\Zmax-Zmin)]|
|Bachelor degree marks||15.0 * [(Zaspirant-Zmin)\Zmax-Zmin)]|
|WAT score||15.0 * [(Zaspirant-Zmin)\Zmax-Zmin)]|
|PI Score||35.0 * [(Zaspirant-Zmin)\Zmax-Zmin)]|
|Final Composite Score||=Sum of all the scores mentioned above|
The composite score is calculated on the basis of formula given below:
X standard marks
36 * [(Zaspirant-Zmin)\Zmax-Zmin)]
XII standard marks
40 * [(Zaspirant-Zmin)\Zmax-Zmin)]
CAT overall score
21 * (Aspirant’s CAT overall score/Highest CAT overall score)
Gender Diversity Factor
3 points for female aspirants
0 points for male aspirants
Sum of the above scores (maximum score 100)
Normalization is a procedure which every IIM follows to offer equal opportunity to aspirants who might be at the receiving end because of the diversity in a scoring procedure of schools, universities, and education boards across the country.
An aspirant needs to attend both WAT and PI rounds and must obtain at least qualifying marks in different criteria or parameters which are set by the selection committee of IIM Indore.
Final Selection for Admission to IIM Indore
Aspirants who fulfil the common eligibility criteria laid down by the CAT authorities, and qualify the stages mentioned above are considered for admission to the PGP Management program at IIM Indore.
The Final Composite Score for each aspirant is prepared based on the following factors:
IIM Indore announces category-wise merit list based on the Final Composite Score of participants. IIM Indore shortlists aspirants on the basis of overall and sectional marks scored in the CAT exam.
IIM Indore follows the reservation norms set by the Government of India. The category-wise seat reservation is given in the table below:
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||15%|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||7.5%|
|OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)||27%|
In addition to the seat reservation for the categories mentioned above, the Institute also has 3% seats reserved for the Differently Abled aspirants. The three categories of disabilities which are considered for reservation are:
Aspirants applying for the seats reserved for differently abled aspirants must be suffering from any of the disabilities mentioned above to the extent of not less than 40% as certified by a medical authority.
*The article might have information for the earlier academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification alloted by the University/College