Each IIM admits students independently. the Common admission test (Cat ) is conducted jointly by IIMs. However, each IIM follows its own admission process, independent of the other IIMs. It should be noted that performance in Cat is one of several inputs used by IIMs to judge the suitability of a candidate, rst for group discussion and/or interview and then for nal selection. the IIM to which the candidate has applied, evaluates the candidate in each of a set of different areas of achievement, including Cat performance. Each IIM independently decides what weightages should be given to the various areas. admission process followed by each IIM is given in the respective institutional role.
CAT Eligibility the candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPa [45% in case of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled tribe (St ) or Persons with Disability (PWD) category], of any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC act, 1956, or possess an equivalent quali cation recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. the Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent quali cation obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent. the percentage obtained by the candidate in the bachelor’s degree would be based on the practice followed by the university/ institution from where the candidate has obtained the degree. In case of the candidates being awarded grades/CGPa instead of marks, the equivalence would be based on the equivalence certi ed by the university/ institution from where they have obtained bachelor’s degree. In case the university/ institution does not have any scheme for converting CGPa into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by the IIMs by dividing obtained CGPa with the maximum possible CGPa and multiplying the resultant with 100.
Candidates appearing for the nal year bachelor’s degree / equivalent quali cation examination and those who have completed degree requirement and are awaiting results can also apply. Such candidates must produce a certi cate from the Principal/Head of the Department/Registrar/Director of the university/ institution certifying that the candidate is currently in the nal year / is awaiting nal results and has obtained at least 50% marks or equivalent (45% in case of candidates belonging to SC/St/PWD category) based on latest available grades/ marks.
The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) was established in _96_ by the Government of India, in collaboration with the Government of Gujarat and Indian industry. IIMA today is a world-renowned institution of management education and research. It is recognised as one of the best business schools in the Asia-Paci c region for post-graduate management education. For over four decades now, IIMA has been successfully pursuing its mission of professionalizing Indian management through innovative teaching, research, institution building, and consulting. At the same time, IIMA has in recent years introduced an international perspective in its Post-graduate Programme in Management. The Institute is located in the city of Ahmedabad, which was founded in _4__ and is known for its architectural heritage, textile industry, enterprise, and a variety of research institutions of national repute.
The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) was founded in the year _973 by the Government of India as a centre of excellence in management. Today, IIMB is recognised as one of the Top _00 management schools in the world — an Institute with international standards of post-graduate and doctoral-level teaching, executive education for senior and middle management and research and consulting. It is the most internationally oriented management school in the country. IIMB is strategically located in Bangalore, the centre of the fastest growing industrial region in the country. In addition to the large, high-technology public sector companies and R&D centres, Bangalore is the hub of the booming Indian information technology industry, as well as the nucleus of the emerging Indian biotechnology industry. Close partnership with industry, in terms of executive programmes, student projects, guest lectures and site visits, enriches the learning experience at IIMB.
The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), the rst among the IIMs, was established in _96_ by the Government of India in collaboration with the Alfred P Sloan School of Management (MIT ), and with the support of the Government of West Bengal, the Ford Foundation, and Indian industry. Over the years, IIMC has developed into a centre of excellence in management education with a global reputation. It has played a pioneering role in professionalizing Indian management through its various educational and training programmes, research and consulting activities.
IIMC alumni today occupy leadership positions as corporate managers, academicians, and successful entrepreneurs worldwide.
The Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIMI) was established in _996 by the Government of India with the support of the Government of Madhya Pradesh. The institute is located at Indore, which is a hub of industrial activity in central India. In recent years, Indore has been attracting large investments from domestic as well as foreign companies. IIMI is building strong industrial linkages, which would enable it to offer high quality management education, combined with real-life experience through innovative programmes.
The Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) was established by the Government of India in collaboration with the Government of Kerala, in _996. It was the fth IIM to be set up in the country. The steady growth in batch size without compromising on the quality of education and very successful placements, year after year, is testimony to IIMK’s remarkable success over the past decade. The Institute’s campus is on two hillocks spread over a hundred acres on the outskirts of Kozhikode (Calicut). One of the most beautiful campuses across the country, the surreal view of the dense green valley extending far up to the horizon is breathtaking. Peaceful environment, best-in-class facilities and excellent faculty form an integral part of IIMK and strive to provide world-class education, research, training and consultancy in management and related areas.