IIM Lucknow Admission Criteria

Shreyasa Vijay updated on : 06 Sep 2017
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IIM Lucknow admission criteria 2018-20 has been published for CAT 2017. Check all the details regarding selection criteria of IIM Lucknow here.

IIM Admission Criteria

IIM Lucknow Admission Criteria 2018 – Admission Criteria of IIM Lucknow has been released for PGP, PGP-ABM and PGP-SM programmes. IIM Lucknow is a premier management institute and also the conducting body of CAT 2017. There will be two stages of IIM admission criteria 2018-20. In the first stage, candidates will be shortlisted for Writing Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). In stage two, candidates will be selected finally on the basis of the rounds conducted in the first stage of IIM Lucknow selection criteria. As per the criteria prescribed by IIM Lucknow, on the basis of CAT result, the cutoff will be published. Candidates meeting the minimum cutoff will be called for the further admission procedure. Few changes have been made in the selection norms and here we are providing you complete information about IIM Lucknow admission criteria.

IIM Lucknow Admission Criteria 2018

Candidates appearing in CAT 2017 must have the understanding of the IIM Lucknow admission procedure as it will help them in preparing well for the exam. Score card of CAT 2017 will be comprised of the sectional score and overall percentile scores. On the basis of CAT 2017 score, previous academic performance candidates will be selected for the next rounds of admission in IIM Lucknow. Candidates can check all the admission criteria from the table given below:

Minimum Qualifying Percentile for PGP Programme

Category

VARC

DILR

QA

Total

General

85

85

85

90

NC-OBC

77

77

77

82

SC

55

55

55

70

ST

50

50

50

65

PwD

50

50

50

65

Minimum Qualifying Percentile for PGP-ABM Programme

Category

VARC

DILR

QA

Total

General

80

80

80

85

NC-OBC

72

72

72

77

SC

55

55

55

65

ST

50

50

50

60

PwD

50

50

50

60

Minimum Qualifying Percentile for PGP-SM Programme

Category

VARC

DILR

QA

Total

General

80

80

80

85

NC-OBC

72

72

72

77

SC

55

55

55

65

ST

50

50

50

60

PwD

50

50

50

60

Note- QA = Quantitative Ability, DILR = Data Interpretation and Logical reasoning, VARC = Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension

Calculation of Composite Score for Shortlisting for WAT-PI Stage

Candidates securing the above-mentioned minimum percentile in each category in CAT 2017 will only be considered for calculation of their composite score. As per their composite scores, candidates will be invited for WAR and PI. According to the IIM Lucknow admission policy, composite scores will be calculated on the basis of following factors

  • Scaled CAT score
  • Marks in class 12th
  • Marks in Graduation
  • Work experience of the candidate
  • Diversity Factors – Academic Disciplines and Gender

Weight Assigned to Various Components for Generating the WAT-PI Shortlist Stage

The table given below provides the entire details on how the CAT composite score will be calculated:

              

Note –

  • Maximum marks for diversity factor cannot exceed 20 (for PGP-ABM Programme only)
  • Candidates seeking admission in PGP-ABM/PGP-SM program have to necessarily fill up their PGP-ABM/ PGP-SM Special Form to be considered for Stage 1 (Shortlisting for WAT-PI Stage).

 IIM Lucknow Admission Criteria for Final Selection of Candidates

Final selection criteria of candidates for PGP/PGP-ABM/PGP-SM programme will be based on the final score. The number of factors will be considered while calculating the final CAT 2017 score. As there will be a number of components in IIM Admission Criteria 2018-20, different weightage will be assigned to each component. Candidates can get more information from the table given below:

S.No.

Component

Weightage

PGP & PGP-SM

PGP-ABM

1

CAT 2017

30

35

2

Academic Performance (12M + GM)

5+5

5+5

3

Diversity Factor (DFa +DFb)

5

5

4

Work Experience

5

NA

5

Writing Ability Test (WAT)

10

10

6

Personal Interview (PI)

40

40

 

Final Score

100

100

 

IIM Admission Criteria 2018-20: Key Points

  • The minimum requirement for getting a pass in Personal Interviews is 12 out of 40 marks.
  • Names of candidates who do not pass in PI will not be included in the final merit list.
  • IIM Lucknow will apply Government of India reservation policy for admission to Central Educational Institutions (CEIs).
  • For PGP-SM Programme, candidates must have a minimum work experience of 24 months, otherwise, will not be considered eligible for the programme.

As per the admission criteria of IIM Lucknow, there are so many factors which will be taken into consideration other than written entrance exam. So prepare yourself according to the selection criteria of IIM Lucknow to get admission into one of the prestigious management institutes of India.

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