IIM Bangalore Cut Off 2021 (Released) – Check Overall and Sectional Cutoff

IIM Bangalore Cut Off 2021 – IIM Bangalore has released the CAT 2021 cut-off for its PGP program. For the general category, the aggregate cut-off percentile for IIM Bangalore is 85. Section-wise cut-off percentile for the general category is 80 for verbal ability & reading comprehension, 75 for data interpretation & logical reasoning, and 75 for quantitative ability. After the exam was conducted on November 28, 2021, students were awaiting the release of results very eagerly. Finally, after more than a month, the much-awaited CAT result was released on 03 January 2022 at 5 pm. Everything you need to know about IIM Bangalore Cut off and selection process is written below in this article. So go through it thoroughly.

IIM Bangalore Cut Off 2021

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Before the announcement of the results of CAT 2021 on 03 January 2022, IIM Bangalore had already released its cut-off percentile. Candidates wanting to take admission into IIM Bangalore can check the category-wise cut-off percentile (Section-wise & Overall) in the table below.

CategoryVARCDILRQAAggregate
General80757585
NC-OBC70656575
EWS70656575
SC65606070
ST55555565
PwD50505060

Selection Process of IIM Bangalore

The selection process of IIM Bangalore will consist of two phases.

Phase 1 – In phase one, the first shortlist will be made of the candidates who meet the eligibility criteria of CAT 2021 and have a percentile equal to or greater than the cut-off percentile.

After the first shortlist will be prepared based only on the CAT 2021 scores, screening of students will be done in order to narrow down the list. For this, along with the CAT 2021 scores, the academic performance of candidates, gender diversity, and their work experience will also be taken into account. The weightage of each is given in the table below.

ComponentWeightage
CAT 2021 Percentile40
Class X marks20
Class XII marks10
Graduation20
Gender diversity2
Work experience8

The section-wise weightage for CAT 2021 percentile is

SectionWeightage
Verbal & Reading Comprehension14
Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning16
Quantitative Aptitude 10

According to the list prepared, students will be shortlisted for phase 2 of the selection process.

Phase 2 – The students selected for phase two will be invited for a personal interview. This personal interview will be conducted online due to the current COVID condition. Along with the personal interview, a written ability test (WAT) will also be conducted for the shortlisted students. In the Written Ability Test, a random topic will be given to the students by IIM Bangalore. The candidates will have to write on the given topic in a given period of time (Generally 30 minutes).

The final selection criteria of IIM Bangalore will also take into account the scores secured by candidates in the Personal Interview and Written Ability Test along with all other previous components. The weightage of each component for final selection criteria is,

ComponentWeightage
WAT10
PI30
CAT 2021 Percentile25
Class X marks10
Class XII marks5
Graduation marks10
Work Experience10

A list of candidates selected in the final selection criteria of IIM Bangalore will be prepared and admission offers will be made to them.

FAQs about IIM Bangalore Cut Off 2021

What is the cut-off of IIM Bangalore for the General category?

The aggregate cut-off percentile for the general category for IIM Bangalore is 85.

Is having work experience mandatory to get into IIM Bangalore?

No, it is not mandatory to have work experience but it will definitely be helpful in the selection process of IIM Bangalore.

How will gender diversity be helpful?

Gender diversity helps the female candidates as it is given a weightage of two percent in the selection process of IIM Bangalore.

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