IIT Kanpur has announced admission criteria for MBA candidates. The admission will be based on CAT percentile and performance of the candidate in GD/PIs. Although IITs provide admission to the engineering courses, however, via CAT, IITs like Bombay, Delhi, Kanpur, Kharagpur and Madras provide admission to PG Programs in Management as well based on CAT Scores.
Read About CAT Selection Procedure
As mentioned above, CAT cut off for IIT Kanpur is the at least percentile that an aspirant required to obtain to get admission in the MBA program of IIT Kanpur. The cutoff or at least percentile depends upon a lot of factors, such as a number of test takers or a number of available seats. However, before moving on to the cut off part, let us take a look at the at least eligibility criteria for getting shortlisted for admission or GD/PI rounds at IIT Kanpur:
Aspirants must know that this is just an eligibility criterion. Fulfilling these conditions does not guarantee admission in IIT Kanpur or even a GDPI call. Here is a table summing up the at least eligibility criteria for admission in MBA program at IIT Kanpur:
|Category||At Least CAT Percentile||At Least CAT 10 and 12 percentage||At Least Under Graduate or Post Graduate percentage|
|General and OBC||85||65||65|
The percentile for eligibility criteria for admission in IIT Kanpur may seem a mediocre one but the actual cutoffs for admissions go considerably higher than this. This is due to the reputation of the institute that it has created.
One more thing that plays an important role in the selection is the profile of aspirant. However, the expected CAT cut off, according to the trends in earlier years are as follows: IIT K gives preference to aspirants who have great academic scores and work experience, so aspirants can be in a situation when an aspirant with a bit lower percentile gets a call for GDPI procedure due to his work experience.
The above-shown percentile is the percentile which generally tends to be the final percentile for getting admission at IIT Kanpur. However, many aspirants do get shortlisted for GDPI round at around 90th percentile (General Category), but the chances of getting admission at such a percentile are very low.
IIT Kanpur Admission Procedure is much similar to other business schools in the country. The procedure is explained below-
IIM, Ahmedabad has the highest cut off percentile set at 99.6 while among the other IIMs, IIM Raipur has the lowest percentile i.e., 90+. The CAT cut off for all the IIMs has been listed below for the convenience of CAT candidates.
|B-Schools||Cut off in Percentile|
|IIM, Bangalore||CAT: 99.5+|
|IIM, Ahmedabad||CAT: 99.6+|
|IIM, Calcutta||CAT: 99.5+|
|IIM, Lucknow||CAT: 99.5+|
|IIM, Kozhikode||CAT: 96.3+|
|IIT, Roorkee||CAT: 94.6+|
|IIM, Indore||CAT: 94.7+|
|IIM, Rohtak||CAT: 97.11+|
|IIM, Raipur||CAT: 90.0+|
|IIM, Trichy||CAT: 94.0+|