IIM Rohtak Introduces a 2-Stage Short listing Process for 2012 -2014 Personal Appearance Round

Published On: 30 Nov 2011

 | Last Updated On: 30 Nov 2011

The IIMs this year have gone ahead and announced their admission criteria for 2012-2014 well in advance. For quite some years the admission criteria were only announced after the CAT Results were declared.

This positive change is definitely brings a sense of relief for the MBA aspirants as now they know about the selection criteria for GD-PI short listing, Personal Interview and WAT beforehand.

IIM-Rohtak this time has decided to follow a 2-stage filtration process for the personal appearance round for admissions 2012.

Sources from IIM Rohtak reveal that the total batch strength for 2012-2014 will be nearly 120-130 students. The students will be selected on the basis of CAT scores and the Personal Appearance Round, which includes Personal Interview (PI) and Written Analysis Test (WAT). The final shortlisting will be based on the total of CAT score, PA score and profile score, which would include work experience and past academic records.

The initial shortlisting for PI, WAT (personal assessment) round will be done through a two stage process:

Stage A: Short listing of the candidates will be based on CAT score of 2011. The sectional and overall cuts off scores for CAT 2011 are mentioned below:

Class

VA & LR

QA & DI

Total

 

General

80

80

85

OBC

70

70

75

SC

45

45

60

ST

40

40

60

PWD

50

50

60

 

Stage B: After short listing the candidates on the basis of CAT percentile, they will be evaluated on the basis of their past academic records. The cut off scores required for class X, XII and undergraduate are as follows:

Standard

PWD

ST

SC

OBC

General

X

60

55

60

65

70

XII

55

50

55

60

65

Undergraduate

50

45

50

55

60

The final list of shortlisted eligible candidates will be prepared after these 2 stages.

Scores required by eligible candidates for Final Short listing for PA round:

The weighted scores will be computed for all the eligible candidates based on their categories. The weighted scores are mentioned below:

Category

Score percentage

Maximum Score

Non engineering Undergraduate

Candidate’s score

20

Female

Candidate’s score

20

Work experience

Candidate’s score

80

UG marks

Candidate’s score * 0.5

50

XII Marks

Candidate’s score * 0.5

50

X Marks

Candidate’s score  * 0.5

50

CAT 2011 VA + LR

Candidate’s score * 0.65

65

CAT 2011 QA + DI

Candidate’s score * 0.65

65

CAT 2011 Total

Candidate’s score * 2

200

Grand total

Actual Grand Total

600

 

The female students will be given 20 grace marks. This is an attempt by IIM-Rohtak to maintain gender diversity on campus.   IIM –Rohtak will also give non engineering undergraduates 20 grace marks for maintaining subject diversity on campus.

The score assigned to work experience are as follows:

Work experience in months

Score

< 12 months

0

12-23 months

20

24-35 months

50

36-47 months

80

48-59 months

40

60-71 months

10

72 and above

0

 

The above mentioned scores will be added to make a Grand Total Score and the top scorers will be called for PA process.

Final list of shortlisted candidates

In order to prepare the final selection list, 50% weightage will be given to CAT total score, scaled to 100. Personal interview and written analysis will be given a weightage of 30%. Weightage of 20% will be assigned for work experience and past academic records.

To know more click on IIM-Rohtak admission policy

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