IIM Lucknow Admission Criteria 2023-2025 Out; Check CAT Cut Off 2022

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Updated on Aug 16, 2022 17:31 IST

CAT 2022 cut off fixed for IIM Lucknow admission 2023 is 90 percentile. Check out the IIM Lucknow admission criteria for 2023-25 PGP, PGP-ABM and PGP-SM batches.

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IIM Lucknow admission criteria for 2023-25, i.e. qualifying CAT cut offs and weightages of various admission parameters, etc. has been announced. The qualifying score required in CAT 2022 to make it to Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) round of IIM Lucknow is 90 percentile for General category students. For NC-OBC candidates, it is 82 percentile whereas for SC candidates it is 70 percentile and for ST candidates, it is 60 percentile.

The CAT cut off percentiles mentioned in IIM Lucknow selection and admission criteria 2023-25 are qualifying cut offs and do not ensure a WAT-PI call. The final CAT 2022 cut offs will be known at the time of shortlisting process in January 2023. Candidates must treat these CAT cut offs as the minimum eligibility criteria for IIM Lucknow for the WAT-PI round.

The IIM Lucknow admission shortlist 2023 will be announced in third week of January 2023 after the announcement of CAT 2022 result. Candidates who had selected IIM Lucknow as an option in the CAT 2022 application form, will be eligible for shortlisting.

IIM Lucknow PI Shortlist 2023

Check below the process to check the shortlist status and apply for PI round of IIM Lucknow admission 2023.

  • Go to IIM Lucknow website
  • Click on Admission Status: Personal Interview Shortlist for PGP 
  • Enter CAT 2022 registration number, email ID, date of birth and CAPTCHA code
  • Click on login to check your status and fill the PI form

IIM Lucknow Selection and Admission Criteria 2023-2025

Read below to understand IIM Lucknow selection and admission criteria for 2023-25 batch.

IIM Lucknow offers three PGP programmes:

For admission to PGP-ABM/ PGP-SM programmes the candidates need to fill up and submit ‘special PGP-ABM/ PGP-SM form; those who will not fill this special form will be considered for WAT-PI for only the PGP programme.

IIM Lucknow Eligibility Criteria for PGP

  • For PGP, the candidate must fulfill the basic eligibility criteria – Graduate in any stream with 50 per cent marks in aggregate or equivalent from a recognized university.
  • For PGP-ABM the candidate must possess Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Science/ Agricultural Engineering/Engineering/Technology or allied subjects and PGP-SM.
  • Candidates not having these degrees will have to fill a special form at the time of personal interview, if selected. For PGP-SM, along with Graduation degree, minimum two years of work experience is mandatory.  

The IIM Lucknow admission process 2023-25, includes three stages:

  1. Shortlisting of candidates on the basis of CAT 2022 score
  2. WAT-PI round
  3. Final Selection

IIM Lucknow Admission Criteria 2023-25: CAT 2022 Cut Offs

Below table indicates qualifying CAT 2022 cut off percentile required to be shortlisted for second stage of admission i.e. WAT and PI:

Cut-off percentile for shortlisting candidates for WAT- PI stage for PGP

Category

VARC

DILR

QA

Overall

General

85

85

85

90

EWS

77

77

77

82

NC-OBC

77

77

77

82

SC

55

55

55

70

ST

50

50

50

60

PWD

50

50

50

60

Cut-off percentile for shortlisting candidates for WAT- PI stage for PGP-ABM

Category

VARC

DILR

QA

Overall

General

80

80

80

85

EWS

72

72

72

77

NC-OBC

72

72

72

77

SC

55

55

55

65

ST

50

50

50

55

PWD

50

50

50

55

Cut-off percentile for shortlisting candidates for WAT- PI stage for PGP-SM

Category

VARC

DILR

QA

Overall

General

80

80

80

85

EWS

72

72

72

77

NC-OBC

72

72

72

77

SC

55

55

55

65

ST

50

50

50

55

PWD

50

50

50

55

In the second stage of IIM Lucknow admissions, candidates will be evaluated on parameters listed in the below table and consequently shortlisted for WAT-PI round. WAT or the Written Ability Test will be a 30-minute essay writing test on current affairs topics.

IIM Lucknow Admission Criteria 2023-25: WAT-PI Shortlisting

Component

PGP Weight

PGP-ABM Weight

PGP-SM Weight

Scaled CAT 2021 score

60

60

60

Class 12 marks

10

10

10

Graduation marks

10

10

10

Work Experience

10

0

10

Diversity Factor

5

20*

5

Gender Diversity

5

5*

5

 * The maximum marks for the diversity factors (including Gender) cannot exceed 20 for PGP-ABM program.

IIM Lucknow Admission Criteria: Weights for Composite Score Calculation

Component

Weight

PGP & PGP-SM

PGP-ABM

CAT 2022

30

35

Academic Performance

5+5

5+5

Diversity Factor

5

5

Work Experience

5

NA

Writing Ability Test (WAT)

10

10

Personal Interview (PI)*

40

40

Final Score

100

100

*The minimum requirement for getting a pass in Personal Interviews is 12 out of 40 marks.

PGP-ABM: Academic Disciplines

Candidates applying for PGP-ABM course must not the disciplines that will be considered during the selection process:

Academic Disciplines (AD) for PGP-ABM Program

Agriculture

Science

Agriculture, Agronomy, Soil Science, Agricultural Biochemistry, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Entomology, Plant Pathology

Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biotechnology Engineering, Botany, Home Science, Life Science, Zoology, Veterinary Science, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Dairy Science, Agricultural Engineering, Dairy Technology, Food Technology, Food Technology & Management, Forestry, Horticulture, Rural Studies, Rural Sociology, Rural Cooperatives, Rural Banking

IIM Admission Criteria of Other Campuses

To read IIM admission and selection criteria for each institute, refer to the table below:

IIM Admission Criteria and Selection Process

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IIM Kashipur Shortlist & Admission Criteria

IIM Calcutta Shortlist & Admission Criteria

IIM Kozhikode Shortlist & Admission Criteria

IIM Jammu Shortlist & Admission Criteria

IIM Indore Shortlist & Admission Criteria

IIM Visakhapatnam Shortlist & Admission Criteria

IIM Trichy Shortlist & Admission Criteria

IIM Udaipur Shortlist & Admission Criteria

IIM Shillong Shortlist & Admission Criteria

IIM Sirmaur Shortlist & Admission Criteria

IIM Jammu Shortlist & Admission Criteria

IIM Rohtak Shortlist & Admission Criteria

IIM Raipur Shortlist & Admission Criteria

IIM Sambalpur Shortlist & Admission Criteria

IIM Amritsar Shortlist & Admission Criteria

IIM Nagpur Shortlist & Admission Criteria

IIM Bodh Gaya Shortlist & Admission Criteria

 

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FAQs on IIM Lucknow Admission Criteria and Selection Process

Q: What are the eligibility criteria for admission to IIM Lucknow?

A: MBA aspirants should have completed the graduation in a relevant discipline. Additionally, candidates must meet the CAT cut off set by the institute for admission. 

Q: What is the CAT 2022 cutoff required for IIM Lucknow admission?

A: Candidates need to score a minimum of 90 percentile in CAT to participate in the IIM Lucknow admission process for PGP courses. For PGP ASM and PGP SM the overall qualifying cut off is 85 percentile. The CAT cut offs varies category-wise.

Q: Will meeting the CAT cutoff score be enough for IIM Lucknow admission?

A: No. CAT score has a role in candidates' shortlisting for the main selection round which is WAT-PI. For final selection, CAT score, performance in WAT-PI, work experience and academic record are taken into consideration. 

Q: Is class 12 performance important for IIM Lucknow admission?

A:Yes, good performance in Class 12 is important for IIM Lucknow admission. The institute considers Class 12 score to shortlist candidates for WAT-PI as well as to prepare the final selection list. Class 12 marks will have a weightage of 10 per cent to shortlist for PI-WAT and five per cent to prepare the final selection list for 2023-25 batch.

Q: What are the parameters considered for shortlisting of candidates for PI-WAT under the IIM Lucknow admission criteria?

A: CAT score, class 12 marks, graduation marks, work experience and diversity factors are considered for shortlisting candidates for PI-WAT round of IIM Lucknow. 

Q: What are the parameters considered for final selection under the IIM Lucknow admission criteria?

A: CAT score, academic performance in Class 12 and graduation, diversity factors, work experience and performance in PI-WAT are taken into consideration for preparation of IIM Lucknow final selection list.

Q: What is the weightage given to CAT to prepare IIM Lucknow shortlist 2023?

A: IIM Lucknow has allotted 60 per cent of the total weightage to the CAT 2022 score while shortlisting candidates for PI-WAT round of 2023-25 batch admission.

Q: What is the weightage given to work experience for final selection list preparation under IIM Lucknow admission criteria 2023?

A: IIM Lucknow has allotted 10 per cent weightage to the work experience for preparation of the final selection list for PGP admission 2023.

Q: Can I get admission into IIM Lucknow without appearing for CAT?

A: No. CAT is mandatory for admission to the PGP courses of IIM Lucknow. Candidates must have a passing score in CAT to become eligible for participation in the IIM Lucknow admission process.

Q: Is there any sectional cutoff requirement to appear for IIM Lucknow selection rounds?

A: Yes. IIM Lucknow releases the qualifying CAT cut offs section wise too. Candidates have to meet both overall and sectional cut offs to be eligible for the PI-WAT rounds.

Q: How is CAT scaled score calculated to prepare for IIM Lucknow shortlist?

A: IIM Lucknow calculates the CAT scaled score using a predefined formula. The candidate’s CAT score is divided by the highest CAT score, and the outcome is multiplied by 60.

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