IIM Lucknow -Check these Admission Criteria released by IIM – L

Aspirants who have scored well all through their academic career and looking for a seat at IIM – can expect a call from IIM – Lucknow this year. IIM – L announced its admission criteria which says that the candidates who scored not that well in CAT but have an outstanding career profile – will be called for further rounds.

The weightage to CAT 2016 has been lowered from 78% to 60% this year. CAT score will be given only 30% weightage, and rest of it depends on the academic profile, work experience and diversity.

IIM – L is among the top ten elite Business Schools of the country. has regularly been ranked in the top b school list.

The minimum cut off for a CAT 2016 aspirant is to score a minimum of 85 percentile in the sectional cut off and a 90 percentile minimum overall score is required

The merit list will be generated for PGP, PGP – ABM & PGP – SM programme for 2016 – 18 batch after the results are declared.

The eligibility criteria for IIM – Lucknow PGPM (Post Graduate Programme in Management) for the candidates belonging to different categories are as follows:

Category Quantitative Aptitude Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning Verbal Ability Overall
General 85 85 85 90
NC – OBC 77 77 77 82
SC 55 55 55 70
ST 50 50 50 65
PWD 55 55 55 70
The CAT Eligibility criteria for IIM – Lucknow (PGP-ABM) Post Graduate Programme in Agribusiness Management at IIM Lucknow for the candidates belonging to different categories are as follows:
Category Quantitative Aptitude Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning Verbal Ability Overall
General 80 80 80 85
NC – OBC 72 72 72 77
SC 55 55 55 65
ST 50 50 50 60
PWD 55 55 55 65
Post Graduate Programme in Agribusiness Management at IIM Lucknow is a full time programme offered by the institute. it is a residential program that is specially crafted for the entrepreneurs and leaders to promote attitude required to carry out a growing agri-business with strong international exposure.

The eligibility criteria for IIM – Lucknow, Postgraduate Programme in Sustainable Management (PGPSM) for the candidates belonging to different categories are as follows:

Category Quantitative Aptitude Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning Verbal Ability Overall
General 80 80 80 85
NC – OBC 72 72 72 77
SC 55 55 55 65
ST 50 50 50 60
PWD 55 55 55 65

Points to note:

  • 20% Weightage to academic diversity and profile will be given. As compared to last year, it was only 10% last, where only 5 points out of 50 was awarded.
  • No weightage will be given to class 10 marks
  • Class 12 marks will be considered if scored 80%+.
  • After applying normalization process for different streams like commerce, arts, science, graduation marks will be awarded on the scale of 10.
  • Work experience will carry 10% points as a shortlisting criteria at IIM – L. Internship, non- paid apprenticeship or articleship work will not be considered as a criteria for work experience.
    Last year, only 2% was the weightage given to work experience.

    Academic diversity will carry 5% of points for the flagship program – Postgraduate Program in Management.
    Courses that qualify for Academic Diversity are:

    • Arts:
      Education Archaeology, Languages, Psychology, Fine Arts Public Administration (Dance, Music, Painting), Geography, Literature, History, Journalism, Library Science, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology  , Welfare, Social Work.
    • Commerce/Economics: Auditing, Public Administration, Banking, Business Mathematics, Chartered Accountancy Business Organisation, Accountancy Economics, Economic Development and Planning, Public Finance, Secretarial Practices, Company Secretaryship, Cost and Works Accountancy.
    • Others: Law,  Pharmacology/Pharmacy, Education (including Physical Education and Sports) ; Medicine/Dentistry;
    • Female candidates

      Female candidates will be awarded a total of 5% points as a part of  gender diversity criteria.

      No Group Discussion in the Personal Interview round :

      IIM – L will not be conducting group discussion round during the final selection, the points that were earlier given for group discussion round, will be carried on to personal interview round.

      Sl. No Component PGP PGP – ABM PGP – SM
      1 Class 10 Marks NA NA NA
      2 Class 12 Marks 10 10 10
      3 Graduation Marks 10 10 10
      4 Work Experience 10 0 10
      5a Diversity Factor: Gender 5 5* 5
      5b Diversity Factor: Academic Disciplines 5 20* 5

      Weightage for Final Selection Round:

       

      Sl. No Component PGP & PGP – SM PGP – ABM
      1 Diversity Factors 5 5
      2 Work Experience 5 5
      3 Personal Interview 40 40
      4 Written Ability Test 10 10
      5a CAT 2016 Score 30 35
      5b Academic Performance 5+5 5+5
      Passing in Personal Interview will require the candidate to score 12 out of 40 marks. The merit list will not be carrying the name who didn’t pass the PI round.

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