Top IIMs for MBA in India: Admission Process, CAT Cutoffs

By universitykart team, Posted on Jun 22, 2024
Top IIMs for MBA

 India's top institutes for management education and research are the Indian Institutes of Management, popularly known as IIMs, which are institutes headed by the Minister of Human Resource MHRD and ranked among the top B-schools in the world.

 Taking admission in IIMs MBA programs involves admission criteria for shortlisting candidates based on CAT Results. 21 IIMs have their qualifying sectional and overall CAT 2023 Cutofffor shortlisting candidates for theWAT and PI rounds.IIM CAP responsibility is given to IIM Kashipur for conducting IIM CAP 2024. 10 IIMs participating in IIM CAP in 2024 which include IIM Bodh Gaya, IIM Kashipur, IIM Raipur, IIM Ranchi, IIM Sambalpur, IIM Sirmaur, IIM Nagpur (latest addition), IIM Trichy, IIM Udaipur, and IIM Jammu.

Name of the Institution

IIM 

Full Form

Indian Institute of Management

Qualification Exam

CAT (Common Admission Test)

Application Fee

General – INR 2300, Reserved Categories – INR 1150

Location

Pan-India


IIM MBA: Admission Process

For an aspirant, the process of admission in IIMs starts with the Common Aptitude Test or CAT Exam, required cut-offs, and a candidate is called for a Written Test/Group Discussion and Personal Interview (PI) after which certain parameters are assigned to get your own IIM shortlist ready.

 

IIM Admission Parameter

Details

CAT score

CAT exam Score

Graduation Score

Three-year degree course or equivalent Percentage

Class 12 Score

Class 12 or equivalent Percentage

Class 10 Score

Class 10 or equivalent Percentage

WAT/GD-PI

WAT/GD-PI assessment

Academic Diversity

The points for academic diversity vary for each campus.

Gender Diversity

Extra points to female/transgender candidates

Work Experience

Extra points are given to work experience.

IIM MBA: Eligibility

To be eligible for an MBA program at IIMs, candidates need to

CAT 2023 IIM Admission 2024

The CAT exam is the first step on this journey for IIM admission, is a highly competitive exam written by around 2 lakh. Candidates should focus on getting a good overall and sectional score to meet the IIM cutoffs.

IIMs

IIM Shortlist Start Date 

IIM Ahmedabad

PI Shortlist Release Date- January 2024

IIM Indore

PI Shortlist Release Date- Last week of January 2024

IIM Jammu

CAP Registration Last Date – Last week of January 2024

IIM Kozhikode

Stage 1 Registration Start Date – January 2024

IIM Amritsar

Stage 1 Registration Start Date – Second week of January 2024

IIM Visakhapatnam

Stage 1 Registration – January 2024

IIM Bodhgaya

CAP Registration Start Date – Last week of January 2024

IIM Raipur

CAP Registration Start Date – Last week of January 2024

IIM Udaipur

CAP Registration Start Date – Last week of January 2024

IIM Kashipur

CAP Registration Start Date – Last week of January 2024

IIM Trichy

CAP Registration Start Date – Last week of January 2024

IIM Banglore

PI Shortlist Release Date- Last week of January 2024

IIM Calcutta

PI Shortlist Release Date- Second week of January 2024

IIM Lucknow

PI Shortlist Out

IIM Shillong

PI Shortlist Release Date- Third week of January 2024

IIM Rohtak

Stage 1 Registration Last Date – Last week of January 2024

IIM Ranchi

CAP Registration Start Date – Last week of January 2024

IIM Nagpur

CAP Registration Start Date – Last week of January 2024

IIM Sambalpur

CAP Registration Start Date – Last week of January 2024

IIM Sirmaur

CAP Registration Start Date – Last week of January 2024

IIM CAT Cut-Offs

Check the table below for the previous year's qualifying CAT cut-offs vs expected final CAT cut-offs:

IIM

Qualifying CAT cut-offs

Expected CAT cut-offs

Ahmedabad

80

99-100

IIM Bangalore

85

99-100

IIM Calcutta

85

99

IIM Lucknow

90

97-99

IIM Indore

90

97-99

IIM Kozhikode

85

97-98

IIM IIM Amritsar

85

95-96

IIM Nagpur

85

95-96

IIM Sambalpur

93

95-96

IIM Trichy

93

94-95

IIM Raipur

93

94-95

IIM Ranchi

93

94-95

IIM Kashipur

94

94-95

IIM Vizag

80

92-94

IIM Udaipur

93

92-94

IIM Bodhgaya

93

92-94

IIM Shillong

75

90-94

IIM Sirmaur

93

90-94

IIM Rohtak

95

95-97

IIM Nagpur

85

90-94

IIM Jammu

93

90-94

IIM Mumbai

85

90-94

IIM: CAP 2024 

The nine IIMs participating in CAP are IIM Udaipur, IIM Kashipur, IIM Trichy, IIM Raipur, IIM Bodh Gaya, IIM Jammu, IIM Ranchi, IIM Sambalpur and IIM Sirmaur. , Popularly known as the baby IIMs, have a Common Admission Process (CAP) that standardizes the selection process.

Events

Dates (Tentative)

CAP 2024 registration starts

Last week of January 2024

Last date for CAP registration

Second week of February 2024

Intimation for Personal Interview

Last week of February 2024

Personal Interview Phase I

First week of March 2024

Personal Interview Phase II

Second week of March 2024

Personal Interview Phase III

Third week of March 2024

CAT 2023 IIM: Seat Intake 2024

No. seats in IIM can fluctuate annually; however, it typically remains reserved for specific categories of students. 

IIM

Seat Intake 2024-26

IIM Ahmedabad

395

IIM Kozhikode

480

IIM Visakhapatnam

120

IIM Lucknow

500

IIM Calcutta

460

IIM Indore

450

IIM Bangalore

400

IIM Shillong

180

IIM Rohtak

240

IIM Udaipur

260

IIM Trichy

240

IIM Kashipur

240

IIM Ranchi

185

IIM Amritsar

160

IIM Raipur

260

IIM Nagpur

130

IIM Bodhgaya

120

IIM Sambalpur

120

IIM Sirmaur

120

IIM Jammu

140

CAT IIM Shortlist: 2022

The students are selected based on the applicable (CAT/GMAT) exam scores, academic performance, in the analytical writing test & GD/ personal interviews.

Type

Total Intake

Shortlisted

Seats filled

IIM/ Batch

2020-22

2020-22

2020-22

IIM Ahmedabad

394

1240

392

IIM Bangalore

458

1556

458

IIM Calcutta

480

1852

480

IIM Lucknow

452

3691

455

IIM Kozhikode

480

4815

481

IIM Indore

487

4976

487

IIM Trichy

230

14125

238

IIM Udaipur

326

14125

334

IIM Raipur

263

14125

265

IIM Rohtak

240

7981

240

IIM Sirmaur

190

14125

184

CAT Preparation Tips: Get admission to IIM

IIM Admissions: Documents Required

Here’s a list of all the necessary documents that you need to provide during the IIM admission process.

Matriculation (10th Class) certificate

10+2 certificate

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field

Passport-size photo

A scanned copy of a signature

A valid score in any competitive examination (if any)

Caste certificate (if any)

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