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IIM Calcutta tweaks admission policy for PGDM batch 2017-19

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 11 February 2017, 5:48 IST

The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta has tweaked its admission policy for PGP-Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM), 2017-19 batch. The institute will not award any weightage to high scores obtained during graduation. Instead, it has increased the weightage of Class 12th marks to 40% (from 30%) during the first stage selection. CAT 2016 will be held on 4 December.

CAT 2016: A four-month preparation timeline

The institute will select PGP-PGDM candidates in three stages.

Stage 1. Short-listing for Personal Interview (PI)

Candidates will be short listed on the basis of CAT 2016 score, past academic performance, and other criteria provided below (minimum section-wise and overall percentile in CAT 2016 as per Table below.

Stage II: Calculation of Composite Scores (CS) for Short-listing for PI stage

In the next stage, CS will be calculated on the basis of CAT 2016 score, Class X and Class XII aggregate percentages, and gender diversity factor. Tables depicting various weightages:

Stage III: Criteria for Final Selection for PGP- PGDM (Batch 2017-19)

"A candidate's final score for selection is calculated on the basis of Table 4. Table 4 indicates the criteria and their weights to be used for the final selection for PGP-PGDM for the 2017-19 batch," states a notice from the institute.

For more details, please visit the official website of IIM Calcutta.

First published: 12 August 2016, 10:30 IST