CAT results are declared somewhere around 35-40 days after CAT and with CAT results, the most anticipated activity is the IIM shortlisting. Immediately after CAT results are declared, IIMs starting releasing their shortlists for WAT/PI. The selection criteria varies for different IIMs. You can also check by login in with your CAT ID and password to see which IIMs have shortlisted you for the WAT/GD and PI round of IIM.
With top and middle IIMs such as IIM-A, IIM-B, II-C, IIM-L, IIM-K, IIM-Shillong etc. having their own separate WAT/GD and PI rounds, there is also a Common Admission Process (CAP) for the following IIMs:
Every IIM has different selection parameters and considerations for shortlisting candidates for WAT/GD and PI. For example:
Here is a list of some of the IIM shortlists released for 2019-2021 batch. CAT result was declared on 5th January 2019 and following are the dates when IIMs released their shortlist for WAT/PI round:
Some of the key IIM Shortlisting Criteria:
As CAT score does not measure the student quality, “Profile” of the student or the candidate plays an important role and is used by IIMs to increase the diversity of the student crowd in their campuses.
The three key parameters used by IIMs for shortlisting are:
Based on Academic profile and Diversity and work experience you can know in advance which IIM is likely to shortlist you and what CAT percentile you would need to target to get a call from your dream IIM. To know which IIM is likely to shortlist you visit IIM Profilizer now and get your personalised report right away for free.
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