IIM Indore Admission Criteria 2022 – How to get into IIM Indore

IIM Indore Admission Criteria

IIM Indore Admission Criteria 2022 – How to get into IIM Indore

The first step towards getting admission into the IIMs is taking the Common Admission Test (CAT) exam. Every year over two lakh candidates appear for the CAT exam. The selection criteria at the IIMs is based on the CAT score, Overall academic record, Work experience, Gender diversity, and the performance of the candidate in the Written Ability Test (WAT) and the Personal Interview (PI). In this article, we will look at the admission criteria of IIM Indore and how to get into it – as per the information available on the official website of IIM Indore.

CAT Eligibility Criteria: Students who have a recognized bachelor’s degree (or professional degree like CA, CS or ICWA) and have scored an aggregate of 50% (45% for SC/ST and PWD students) are eligible to write the CAT. Even students in their final year of bachelor’s degree are eligible to write the CAT exam.

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IIM’s select candidates based on a wide variety of factors. So, if we look at these factors, one can understand the selection criteria better and try to achieve the required CAT score accordingly.

If you input the profile details in the CAT Percentile Required for IIM Calls predictor, one would understand the CAT Percentile one must achieve based on one’s profile.

The Common Selection process at the Top IIMs

The selection process at the top IIMs is broadly divided into two stages.

Stage 1: In the first stage, candidates are shortlisted for the interviews on the basis of their CAT score, and other factors like the academic record, work experience etc, and interview letters are sent to shortlisted candidates.

Parameters for selection in stage 1:

1. CAT Percentile

2. Academics (10th, 12th, and Graduation scores)

3. Work experience

4. Gender Diversity

Stage 2: The second stage is where the colleges select based on WAT-PI. A Composite Score is calculated for the Final Selection. The composite score of each candidate is calculated (usually out of 100) based on certain parameters, and the final selection list will be made.

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Admission criteria of IIM Indore

IIM Indore is one of the desirable colleges for many MBA aspirants, the selection procedure of IIM Indore is a little complex. The following is the selection criteria for admission into IIMI.

As per information on the official website, IIM Indore will adopt a three-stage selection process

  1. Basic CAT Score requirement
  2. Shortlist for Written Ability Test (WAT)and Personal Interview (PI)
  3. Final Selection

Stage 1: Basic CAT Score requirement

In the admission process of IIM Indore, for stage one the candidate must require the basic CAT Score.

Let us see the Basic CAT Score requirement in detail.





Overall percentile

General 80 80 80 90
EWS 80 80 80 90
NC-OBC 70 70 70 80
SC 55 55 55 60
ST 45 45 45 50
PWD 45 45 45 50

(Please note that these are cut-offs used for preparing the first short-list. The scores of those called for interviews were higher. )

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Stage 2: Shortlist for Written Ability Test (WAT)and Personal Interview (PI)

A sufficient number of candidates for WAT and PI for each category (General, EWS, NC-OBC, SC, ST and PwD) will be shortlisted using the merit list generated based on Composite Score (CS) as mentioned below the table.Computation of Composite Score (CS)

Stage 3: Final Selection

The candidates satisfying the requirements mentioned in Stage-II will only be considered for the final selection. Category wise merit list will be generated based on the Final Composite Score (FCS) as mentioned in the below table.omputation of Final Composite Score

For more details on the selection procedure of IIM Indore, candidates can refer to the Official website.

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