MBA admission at IIMs: Process, Placement, and Expected CAT 2021 cutoff

Know all about MBA admission at IIMs here. The process, salaries offered to students graduating from IIMs, and the expected CAT 2021 cut off.

MBA admission at IIMs: Process, Placement, and Expected CAT 2021 cutoff
Team Careers360 | Oct 11, 2021 - 2:48 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI- Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad is the exam conducting body for CAT 2021. There are 20 IIMs in India that accept the score of the Common Admission Test (CAT) for admission to various management programmes. Over 2 lakh candidates will be appearing for CAT 2021 on November 28. For MBA admission at IIMs, candidates will have to secure a percentile between 95-99+ in CAT exam 2021 and also meet the cut off varies for all the IIMs.
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Candidates meeting the CAT 2021 cut off will be shortlisted and called for further IIM selection rounds such as Written Ability Test (WAT), and Personal Interview (PI). After the conduct of the CAT 2021 exam, IIMs will release their admission criteria. Based on these criteria and the performance of the candidates in the selection rounds, the final MBA admission will be granted.

CAT 2021 - Important Dates

CAT Events

Dates

CAT 2021 admit card releases on

October 27, 2021

CAT 2021 mock test releases on

First week of November, 2021

CAT 2021 exam

November 28, 2021

CAT exam results

Second week of January, 2021


IIM Admission: Stages and selection process

The IIM admission process is divided into three stages. Go through the following stages to get a brief understanding about IIM admission procedure.

Stage 1- Candidates will be shortlisted based on their CAT exam score

After the announcement of CAT 2021 results, candidates who meet the required cut off score of the respective institute will have to apply on the IIM official website in order to participate in WAT/ GD- PI rounds. The shortlisted candidates will have to login through their name and CAT score..

Stage 2: Screening of candidates for WAT/GD-PI

The candidates shortlisted based on the cut off score will have to go through three selection rounds namely Written ability test, Group discussion, and Personal Interview.

Stage 3- Final selection

Candidates who qualify all three levels and are meeting other parameters along with a good composite score will be granted MBA admission to the IIMs.

MBA Admission at IIMs: Placement process and salaries offered

Each IIM has its own set of placement procedures. Almost all IIMs witness 100% placement every year. The highest domestic CTC offered at IIMs placement last year was 50 lakhs. The table below has details of the highest CTC offered by IIMs for the candidates interested in seeking MBA admission at IIMs to draw an idea.

Name of the IIM

MBA salary at IIMs - Highest CTC

IIM Ahmedabad

Rs 55.88 LPA

IIM Lucknow

2.5 lakh (per month)

IIM Indore

Rs. 50 LPA

IIM Calcutta

Rs. 87.36 LPA

IIM Visakhapatnam

Rs. 2,00,000 Lakh (Per month)

IIM Bodhgaya

Rs 2,00,000

IIM Bangalore

Rs 26 LPA

IIM Kozhikode

Rs 28.98 LPA

IIM Ranchi

Rs. 16.12 LPA

IIM Kashipur

Rs. 45 LPA

IIM Sambalpur

Rs. 26.4 LPA

IIM Nagpur

Rs. 1,20,000 (Per month)

IIM Udaipur

Rs. 1,38,224 (Per month)

IIM Shillong

Rs. 48.5 LPA

IIM Jammu

Rs. 20 LPA

IIM Sirmaur

Rs. 26 LPA

IIM Trichy

Rs. 25 LPA

IIM Raipur

INR 46,00,000 PA

IIM Rohtak

Rs. 24 LPA

IIM Amritsar

Rs. 40 LPA




Expected CAT 2021 cut off

Candidates who meet the expected cut off score will be eligible to participate in further selection rounds in order to take admission into IIMs.


Name of the IIM

Expected CAT cut off 2021

IIM Ahmedabad

99-100

IIM Bangalore

99-100

IIM Calcutta

99

IIM Lucknow

97- 98

IIM Indore

97- 98

IIM Kozhikode

97- 98

IIM Amritsar

95- 96

IIM Nagpur

95- 96

IIM Sambalpur

95- 96

IIM Trichy

94- 95

IIM Raipur

94- 95

IIM Ranchi

94- 95

IIM Kashipur

94- 95

IIM Vizag

92- 94

IIM Udaipur

92- 94

IIM Bodhgaya

92- 94

IIM Shillong

90

IIM Sirmaur

90


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