IIM Raipur is one of the 9 new IIMs and provides admission to PG Program in Management (PGP). The batch size is around 280 seats for this course. Aspirants are shortlisted for admission via CAT.
In 2017, Indian Institute of Management, Raipur (IIM Raipur) was ranked 14th by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). IIM Raipur Selection Procedure commences after the declaration of CAT Results.
IIM Raipur will prepare a list of applicants who have been selected for PA based on their performance in CAT 2017. The institute has laid down some specific admission criteria which an aspirant required to fulfil to be applicable for shortlisting.
CAT Score will be the sole factor for getting shortlisted for PA round. The category- wise CAT Cut Off is given in the table below:
Sectional Cut Off
Overall Cut Off
Every personal deemed applicable as per the above table may or may not find a place on the shortlist. The cut off is only indicative and may actually be higher in accordance with the performance of applicants.
Aspirants shortlisted for Individual Appearance Round have to give Individual Interview and Written Ability Test. After this, they will be given scores out of 100, by considering different factors.
2 Steps involved in final shortlisting of aspirants in IIM Raipur Admission Criteria are mentioned below:
WAT & PI round is an integral procedure of IIM Raipur Admission Criteria 2018. You will have to write a short essay on the topic given by the organizing institute within a time limit of about 30 minutes.
Topics offered will be such that they evaluate your creative thinking ability and socio-political awareness. You may also be given topics concerned with economic and business affairs or sports for WAT.
You will next have to appear in front of a panel for the PI round. The panel generally consists of 2 members. Questions about your academic profile, quality of work and individual characteristics will be asked in the interview.
IIM Raipur Merit List will be released on the basis after the PI & WAT procedure has been concluded. The merit list will consider scores obtained in both stages and profile. As you can from the table below, Aspirant’s Profile has the maximum weightage for deciding your final rank in the merit list. It consists of 3 fields- Academic Profile, Work Experience, and Diversity.
|Individual Appearance (30%)||WAT- 10%|
|Profile (38%)||Academic Profile- 20%|
|Work Experience- 6%|
In the academic profile, aspirants will be given 7 or 6 points for their entire educational background till graduation. The marking of points will be done in the attitude represented below-
|A range of Marks (%)||Class 10||Class 12||Graduation|
|Below or equal to 55||1||1||1|
|55.01 to 60||2||2||2|
|60.01 to 70||3||3||3|
|70.01 to 80||4||4||4|
|80.01 to 90||5||5||5|
|Greater than 90.01||7||6||7|
The next field is work experience which will have a weightage of 6. Relevant experience in terms of finished months will be considered. The points will be honoured as per the table below:
|Number of Months||Score|
|6 or less||0|
|7 – 12||2|
|13 – 18||3|
|19 – 24||4|
|25 – 36||6|
|37 – 48||3|
|49 or more||0|
The last factor is diversity which consists of 2 components- Gender and Academic Diversity.
The batch size of IIM Raipur is 280 for MBA program. Students will be sent provide a letter by the institute. Admission provides will be given on the basis of CAT score, PA round and Profile.