Qctual cutoff for interview calls to IIMs
After announcement ofCommon Admission Testor CAT each IIM releases their detailed admission process stating the shortlist cutoff and selection procedure. TheIIM admission criteriaalso mention the CAT cutoff percentile. While this gives a clear indication to CAT aspirants on whether to expect a call from one of the 20 IIMs or not, the actual picture is quite different from what it appears to be.
The actual cutoff data of IIMs accessed through RTI queries, suggests that for most of the IIMs, the actual CAT cutoff for next stage of admission process which includes Interview, WAT, and GD and PI, remain much higher than what is announced as shortlisting CAT cutoff by the institutes. Except one or two, the actual interview cutoff of majority of IIMs falls in the range of 96 to 100 percentile in CAT though the announced cutoff largely remains in the range of 80 to 90 percentile.
As we compare the cutoffs given by IIMs in the admis ...More