CAT 2023 Cut-off for Direct Admission Process

CAT 2023 Cut-off for Direct Admission Process

CAT Selection Process: IIMs will start the selection process for admission to post-graduate management programmed once the CAT 2022 result is declared. CAT 2023 Cut-off for Direct Admission Process

The shortlist of candidates will start after the result in the second week of January 2023. Candidates will be shortlisted based on their score in CAT 2022 for further rounds such as GD and PI.

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CAT 2023 Cut-off for Direct Admission Process

Candidates should also perform well in the admission rounds in order to get selected for admission. Selection for admission will be done on the composite scores of candidates in all rounds. Also, academic performance will be considered for admission.

The criteria for shortlisting candidates will vary across IIMs, with each IIM having its separate admission policy. for details of admission criteria, candidates can visit the official website of the respective IIM.

 Most of the IIMs have released their admission criteria 2023 at their websites. Non-IIMs have also released the admission criteria. Candidates interested in taking admission at B-schools other than IIMs can check the admission criteria at their website.

CAT Selection Process for MBA Admission 2023-25

IIMs will shortlist candidates on the basis of CAT 2022 and the selection process as they have mentioned separately on their website.

The selection process of CAT will consist of Group Discussion (GD), Written Ability Test (WAT), and a Personal Interview (PI). In the current covid-19 scenario. Some institutes conduct only online interviews for shortlisted candidates.

MBA Admission Process 2023 through CAT – IIM Interview Call Letter

Candidates selected for the first round of the CAT selection process 2023 will receive invitation letters in their registered email id. The invitation letter will contain the following information:

  • Registration link
  • Last date to complete the CAP registration (for 9 IIMs)
  • Date, time, and venue of WAT/GD and PI

Round 2: WAT, PI, and GD Rounds

All candidates who meet the CAT cutoff can move on to the next stage of the IIM selection process 2022-24 for MBA i.e. Written Ability Tests (WAT), Personal Interviews (PI), and Group discussions (GD). Candidates are evaluated on the basis of general knowledge, communication ability, performance in previous rounds, and presence of mind

Round 3: Final Selection and Eligibility Verification

Any candidate listed for a personal interview at IIMs must comply with the eligibility and verification for the CAT final selection process.

At this point, candidates get marks based on their academic performance. Here is a breakdown of the tentative parameters on which candidates are selected.

CAT ParametersWeightage
CAT 202225
Class 1010
Class 125
Weighted Work Experience10

NOTE: The table above contains the parameters and weightage of IIM Bangalore for the CAT exam. The weightage of each parameter will vary from year to year for each IIM.

Candidates are listed for WAT / GD-PI processes based on the CAT percentile. The aggregate score calculation process for the shortlist for WAT / GD-PI provided by IIM Lucknow is as follows:

What are the documents to be taken at WAT/ GD and PI time?

Degree certificates & mark sheet verification:

Candidates are required to produce original and attested copies of certificates and mark sheets during the IIM selection round i.e. personal interview. If selected, the original degree mark sheets of all semesters and attested copies must be submitted at the time of joining.

Required documents at the time of WAT/ GD and PI:

  • IIM Interview call letter
  • CAT 2022 scorecard
  • Class 10 mark sheet and certificate
  • Class 12 mark sheet and certificate
  • The graduation mark sheet and certificate
  • Reservation category proof of certificate (if applicable)
  • Work experience certificate (if any)

Final CAT Selection Process

Other additional factors considered by most IIMs for CAT counselling are:

  • Previous academic performance of the candidates
  • Relevant work experience
  • Gender and academic diversity

CAT Admission Process 2022 – (Tentative)Parameters for Final Selection Process

CAT 2022Overall percentile score obtained in CAT 2022 exam.
Class 10The aggregate percentage marks in class 10
Class 12The aggregate percentage marks in class 12
GraduationThe aggregate percentage in 3 or 4 year’s degree course
WAT/ GD-PIIn WAT / GD-PI the performance of each candidate is evaluated and marks are allotted accordingly.
Academic DiversityCandidates with a non-engineering background are awarded extra points to ensure a fair representation of students from other streams. Points for academic diversity vary for each campus.
Gender DiversityIIMs give extra points to women/ transgender people to promote fair representation of each gender. Points for gender diversity vary for each campus.
Work ExperienceAdditional points are awarded to candidates with work experience. For this, a limit of experience is defined as the lowest to the highest. Points for work experience vary for each campus.

CAT Cut off Marks 2021 | Expected & Previous year IIM cut off

CAT Cut Off 2021: Following the announcement of the CAT Result 2021, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad will publish the CAT Exam 2021 Cut Off on its official IIM website. It is the minimum score necessary for examinees to be summoned for the MBA selection process. Read the article to have complete details for the same.

CAT Cut Off 2021: Important Dates

Here you can check the expected CAT 2021 cut off percentiles for all the students for admission to the top 20 IIMs. The below-mentioned cut-offs are the final cut-offs based on which the candidates will be called for the interview round.

IIM Expected Cutoff 
IIM Ahmedabad 99 
IIM Bangalore 99
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 
IIM Jammu 90 

CAT Cut Off 2021: Section Wise Expected Cut Off

The information regarding CAT Expected cut-off 2021 for each section wise is given below.

IIM Ahmedabad70707080
IIM Bangalore75758085
IIM Calcutta80807585
IIM Kozhikode75757585
IIM Shillong75757580
IIM Lucknow85858590
IIM Raipur80808095
IIM Rohtak70707095
IIM Kashipur80808090
IIM Ranchi80808090
IIM Indore80808090
IIM Tiruchirapalli80808095
IIM Udaipur80808090
IIM Bodh Gaya80808090
IIM Amritsar75758080
IIM Nagpur72727285
IIM Jammu80808090
IIM Visakhapatnam80808590
IIM Sambalpur80808095
IIM Simraur80808095

CAT 2023 Cut-off for Direct Admission Process

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