CAT Exam – IIM Cut Offs For 2014 & 2015

IIM Cut off refers to the minimum score or percentile which a candidate must secure to get shortlisted by the top IIMs for the next round of the selection process and eventually get a seat in a top MBA college. For pursuing management programme from one of the IIMs or a top B-School accepting CAT scores, it is of utmost importance to know the IIM Cutoff. Having a clear idea about the IIM cutoffs will help the candidates a lot in their CAT preparation. So, CAT aspirants should have a detailed idea about the previous IIM cutoffs of CAT exam.

To give you a clear idea, here is an example of how the percentile system works –

Let’s say there were 10 students who gave an exam, including you.

  • If you ranked 1st, then there are 9 students behind you, or 90% of the test-takers are ranked after you. Which means that you have a 90%tile score.
  • If you stood 3rd, then there are 7 test-takers ranked after you. You will have a 70%tile score in this case.

Following are the IIM cutoffs of 2014 and 2015 for the top three IIMs of the country.

CAT 2014 and 2015 IIM Ahmedabad cutoffs

Category

PGP

Sec.1
(QA+ DI)

2014|2015

Sec2.
(VA +LR)

2014|2015

Aggregate

2014|2015

 

General

85|80

85|80

90|90

NC-OBC

75|75

75|75

80|85

SC

55|70

55|70

75|80

ST

50|60

50|60

70|70

DA

55|70

55|70

75|80

 

CAT 2014 IIM Bangalore cutoffs

Category

PGP

Sec.1
(QA+ DI)

2014|2015

Sec2.
(VA +LR)

2014|2015

Aggregate

2014|2015

General

85|80

85|90

90|90

NC-OBC

75|70

75|80

80|80

SC

55|50

55|50

75|70

ST

50|50

50|50

70|70

DA

55|50

55|50

75|60

 

CAT 2014 IIM Calcutta cutoffs

Category

Section
1 (QA & DI)

2014|2015

Section
2 (VA & LR)

2014|2015

Aggregate

2014|2015

General

>90|>80

>90|>80

>95|>90

NC-OBC

>75|>75

>75|>75

>85|>85

SC

>65|>65

>65|>65

>75>70

ST

>60|>60

>60|>60

>70|>70

DA

>60|>65

>60|>65

>70|>70

While the top B-schools will have a higher range of IIM cut offs, 90+ percentile, the mid-rung B-schools’ cutoffs range from 75 to 80 percentile and that of the lower rung B-schools is around 50 percentiles.

The cut-offs of other top MBA colleges which take the CAT score into consideration for admissions are given tentatively –

Department
of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

CAT:95

Department
of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

CAT:95

Indian
Institute of Management, Lucknow

CAT:90

Indian
Institute of Management, Kozhikode

CAT:90

Indian
Institute of Technology, Roorkee

CAT:90

Indian
Institute of Management, Indore

CAT:90

Vinod
Gupta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

CAT:95.2

Faculty
of Management Studies, University of Delhi, Delhi

CAT:98.54

National
Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai

CAT:97

Shailesh
J Mehta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

CAT:95

Management
Development Institute, Gurgaon

CAT:92

SP
Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai

CAT:85

Indian
Institute of Technology, Kanpur

CAT:95

Rajiv
Gandhi Indian Institute of Management, Shillong

CAT:90

Indian
Institute of Science, Bangalore

CAT:90

Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak

CAT:90

Indian Institute of Management, Raipur

CAT:90

TA
Pai Management Institute, Manipal

CAT:86

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

CAT:90

Institute
of Management Technology, Ghaziabad

CAT:90

Indian Institute of Management, Trichy

CAT:94

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