Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Raipur

by Tanaya Ahirrao 37 May 8, 2024

If you aim to study MBA from one of the top B-schools in India, IIM Raipur must be in your list. But, who's eligible for this institute? And what is the criteria and procedure of getting an admission offer for an MBA from IIM Raipur? You are at the right place! Here, we'll answer these questions in detail.

IIM Raipur Admission: Highlights

At IIM Raipur, the Post Graduate Programme (PGP) is a full-time residential master's programme. A component of the Common Admission Process 2024 is IIM Raipur. The two-stage admissions procedure for this programme consists of shortlisting applicants for in-person interviews (PIs) and personal profile mapping, followed by final selection. The Final Composite Score for each category—General, EWS, NC-OBC, SC, and ST—is used to choose applicants.

Eligibility Criteria for IIM Raipur Admission 2024

The eligibility criteria for admission to the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Raipur's MBA program are as follows:

  • A bachelor's degree from a recognized institute with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
  • A valid Common Admission Test (CAT) percentile
  • A minimum CGPA of 6.5 out of 10 for a 4-year bachelor's degree in engineering
  • A minimum of 60% aggregate marks for a 5-year integrated master's degree
  • Students appearing for their final year examination in the current academic year may also apply
  • In addition to the above academic eligibility, candidates should be throughout first class i.e 60% (X, XII, and Graduation)
  • Five Percentage points relaxation is given to SC, ST, and PWD candidates.
  • Candidate must not be more than 50 years as on June 1st, 2024.

The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate would be calculated based on the practice as followed by the respective University/Institution. In case of grades / CGPA, the conversion to percentage of marks would be based on the procedure as certified by the respective University/ institution. If any University/institution confirms that there is no scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by dividing the candidate’s CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the result with 100.

IIM Raipur Selection Process

Shortlisting for Personal Interview (PI)

The percentile scored in CAT is used to determine whether applicants make the shortlist for PI. The CAT test consists of three sections: Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VARC), Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR), and Quantitative Aptitude (QA). The table below displays the overall percentile and minimum CAT cut-offs needed to select applicants for each section:

CategoryQuantitative Aptitude (QA)Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR)Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VARC)Overall

Final Selection Criteria

The final composite score is computed based on four components, viz

- Overall CAT & Sectionals Percentile (42%);

- Personal Interview (23%);

- Profile (33%) and

- Personal Profile Mapping (2%).

The details of weightage assign to each component is mentioned in the table below:

Overall CAT & Sectional Percentile (%)Total
ComponentsCATQA(CAT)DI(CAT)VA(CAT)Personal Interview
Weightage (%)256562365

ProfilePersonal Profile MappingTotal
AcademicGender DiversityWork Ex.
ComponentsDiversityProfileConsistencyDegree program duration
Weightage (%)21021612235

Grand Total: 65+ 35 (Overall CAT & Sectional Percentile + Profile) = 100

Points are assigned to the academic profile based on the weights for 12th standard and Graduation

Range of Aggregate Percentage (%)*12th StandardGraduation

50 and Less than

50.01 to 6011
60.01 to 7022
70.01 to 8033
80.01 to 9044

90 and Greater than


*Note: percentage to be calculated for all the subjects that appears in the mark sheet irrespective of method of calculation by respective board/institutes/universities

Here are the points that you will receive in the work experience component in the final selection process based on the number of months.


IIM Raipur gives 6 points to female and transgender students to increase gender diversity in the campus.

IIM Raipur Admissions First Shortlist Weightage 

The first merit list is created on the basis of the following components based on the weightage given to them:

Final Merit List ComponentsWeightage
CAT Score42
Personal Interview23
Academic Profile15
Work Experience12
Gender Diversity6
Personal Profile Mapping2

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IIM Raipur Admission FAQs

Q. How can I get admission in IIM Raipur?

A. IIM Raipur conducts its admission process for its MBA programme in 2 stages. Firstly, students are shortlisted based on their CAT scores. And secondly, they go through a personal interview. The final call is given to students based on their CAT performance, Personal Interview and overall profile.

Q. Does IIM Raipur consider 10th grade marks in their selection process?

A. Yes, IIM Raipur does consider the 10th standard marks for selection to their MBA program. Infact one needs to secure above 60% marks in X, XII and graduation. 

Q. What is the entrance exam for IIM Raipur?

A. IIM Raipur accepts Common Admission Test (CAT) scores as valid entrance exam scores.

Q. What are the gender diversity points at IIM Raipur?

A. IIM Raipur gives 6 points to female and transgender students to increase gender diversity in the campus.

Q. What is the fees of IIM Raipur for 2 years?

A. IIM Raipur has a total fee of 18 lakhs for 2 years.


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