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IIM Raipur CAT Cutoff 2021: Shortlisting Criteria, Fees, & Placement

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Anwita Dhar

| Updated On - Jan 11, 2022

IIM Raipur CAT 2021 admission criteria and the qualifying cut off has been released on the official website. The qualifying CAT 2021 Cut off to become eligible for the admission process is 93 and 40 to 74 percentile for GN and reserved category respectively.

  • IIM Raipur CAT 2021 admission process includes 2 stages i.e. shortlisting the candidates for personal appearance and stage 2 involves the creation of final merit list based on various parameters. 
  • The Weightage of parameters like work experience, CAT scores, personal appearance is 8, 35, and 35 respectively. Check CAT IIM Selection Process
  • Academic diversity and gender diversity will also be considered while selecting the candidates. 

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IIM Raipur CAT Cutoff

IIM Raipur CAT 2021 Admission Criteria and Cut off

  • Admission in IIM Raipur is a 2 Stage process, namely, shortlisting candidates for personal appearance (PA) and final selection.
  • The final selection of candidates is based on the Final composite score under each category i.e. General, EWS, NC-OBC, SC, and ST. 

Stage 1: Shortlisting candidates for Personal Appearance (PA)

  • Candidates will be shortlisted for Stage 2 of the admission process based on CAT 2021 scores.
  • There are three sections in CAT exam, namely, QA, DILR, VARC and the minimum cut-offs of CAT percentile required in each section and overall percentile for shortlisting candidates is mentioned in the table below. 
Category Quantitative Aptitude (QA) Data interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR) Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VRC) Overall
General 70 70 70 93
EWS 50 50 50 74
NC-OBC 50 50 50 74
SC 35 35 35 54
ST 27 27 27 40
DAP 27 27 27 40

Stage 2: Final Selection

  • The final composite score is computed based on three parameters:
    • CAT score 35%
    • PA Score 35%
    • Profile Score 30%
    •  The detail of weightage in each parameter is provided 

The detailed weights in each parameter are provided in the tables below. 

Weightage of parameters

Category CAT Score Personal Appearance Profile Total
Academic Profile Gender Diversity Academic Diversity Work experience
Weightage 35 35 10 8 4 8 100

Weights for 12th and Graduation

Range of Aggregate Percentage (%) 12th class Graduation
<=50 0 0
50.01 to 60 1 1
60.01 to 70 2 2
70.01 to 80 3 3
80.01 to 90 4 4
>90.01 5 5

Weightage for Work Experience

Months 6 or Less 7-12 13-18 19-24 25-36 37-42 43-48 49 or More
Score 0 2 4 6 8 6 4 0

Academic Categories for Academic Diversity

Category Particulars

All Commerce, Economics, Finance and Management Related Degrees), including BAF, BBA, BBE, BBI, BBM, BBS, BCAF, BCCA, B.Com., BFIA, BFM, BHM, BHMCT, BIBF, BMS (Bachelor of Management studies) and BSBA degrees. In particular, including

  1. Economics/ Economic Development and Planning
  2. Any degree in Hospitality/Hospitality Studies, Catering/Catering Technology, Hotel, Travel and Tourism Management, Tourism Studies and any other related discipline.
  3. Commerce (Accountancy, Auditing, Banking, Business Mathematics, Business Organisation, Finance, Information Technology, Insurance, Investment Analysis, Public Finance, Secretarial Practices etc.)
  4. Management (Advertising, Agriculture and Food Business, Agribusiness Management, Agriculture Marketing and Cooperation, Agriculture and Rural and Tribal Development, Business Administration, Business Management, Business Studies, Commercial Agriculture and Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Management Studies, Sports Management, Real Estate and Urban Infrastructure, Renewable Energy Management, Oil and Gas Management, Production and Industrial Management)
  5. Any vocational degree in commerce (B.Com.)

All Arts/Humanities Related Degrees, Design, Education, Fashion Design/Technology, Law and Rural Studies), including any BA, BAA, BAJM, BCJ, BDES, BED, BFTECH, BJ, BJMC, BL, BM (Bachelor of Music), BMC, BMM, BMus, BSW and LLB. In particular, including

  1. Accessories Design/Apparel Production/Design/Fashion Communication/Fashion Design/Fashion Technology/Fashion Merchandising and Retail Management, Interior Design/Knit Wear Design/Leather Design/Footwear Design/Jewelry Design (all degrees)
  2. Arts/Humanities (Archaeology, Education, Fine Arts (Dance, Drama, Film, Music, Painting etc.), History, Languages, Library Science, Literature, Mass Communication, Media Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Public Administration, Social Work/Welfare, Sociology, etc.)
  3. Education (including Physical Education and Sports)
  4. Journalism/Mass Communication/Media Studies (all degrees)
  5. Law
  6. Psychology (all degrees)
  7. Rural Studies/Rural Sociology/Rural Cooperatives/Rural Banking
  8. Any vocational degree in arts/education/humanities (BA)
C Selected Professional Degrees, viz., Chartered Accountancy (CA), Cost and Works Accountancy (ICWA), Company Secretaryship (CS).
D Medicine and Surgery based subjects, viz., MBBS, MD, etc.,

All Science and Agriculture related Areas, other than Medicine and Surgery): Including all BS/BSC and integrated MS/MSC (excluding Economics, Fashion Design, Journalism, and Leather Design). Also including degrees in dentistry, paramedical, veterinary degrees. In particular, including

  1. Actuarial Science
  2. Agriculture (Agronomy, Soil Science, Agricultural Biochemistry, Agricultural Economics, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Plant Pathology, Soil Science etc.) Excluding Agricultural Engineering
  3. Biosciences (Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Life Science, Zoology etc.)
  4. Computer Applications (BCA, MCA)
  5. Dentistry
  6. Fisheries
  7. Forestry
  8. Geological Sciences (Geography, Geology and Geophysics.)
  9. Horticulture
  10. Information Technology.
  11. Mathematical Sciences (Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics etc.): all bachelor's/integrated master's degrees
  12. Natural Sciences (Chemistry, Physics etc.)
  13. Paramedical/Physiotherapy
  14. Pharmacology/Pharmacy
  15. Planning
  16. Veterinary Science/ Animal Husbandry
  17. Media Science, Media Science and Technology
  18. Physiology
  19. Any vocational degree in science (BS/B.Sc.)
  20. Science (Others): Home Science, Nursing and all other branches of Science not explicitly included or excluded elsewhere in this list
F Any other degrees not stated in category A to E, will be decided by admission committee of IIM Raipur

IIM Raipur CAT Cut Off 2020

Clearing CAT Cut off is the sole factor for getting shortlisted for the Personal Appearance round. Check CAT Score Calculation Process

Category Quantitative Aptitude (QA) Data interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR) Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VRC) Overall
General 70 70 70 93
EWS 50 50 50 74
NC-OBC 50 50 50 74
SC 35 35 35 54
ST 27 27 27 40
DAP 27 27 27 40

IIM Raipur Cutoff for CAT 2019

Category Verbal and Reasoning Comprehension (VARC) Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR) Quantitative Aptitude (QA) Overall
General 80 80 80 90
EWS 80 80 80 85
NC-OBC 60 60 60 78
SC 50 50 50 60
ST 30 30 30 40
DAP/PWD 30 30 30 40
IIM Raipur Shortlisting Criteria

IIM Raipur Shortlisting Criteria

IIM Raipur will prepare a list of participants who have been selected for PA based on their percentile score in CAT. The institute has laid down some specific admission criteria which a candidate needs to fulfill to be eligible for shortlisting. To be eligible for this round, candidates have to qualify sectional cutoff along with the overall CAT Cutoff.

Every individual deemed eligible as per the above table may or may not find a place in the shortlist. The cut off is only indicative and may actually be higher in accordance with the performance of participants.

  1. The admission committee will decide the number of candidates to be called for the Personal Appearance process as per merit and category.
  2. The cut off may undergo changes if the desired number of individuals do not qualify for PA.
  3. The 9 new IIMs have adopted a common process for WAT & PI.
  4. If an applicant has appeared for PA process in any of the older IIMs, then he/she may be exempted from appearing in this round provided the older IIMs share their WAT & PI score with the institute.
IIM Raipur WAT & PI

Personal Interview 

  • You will have to appear in front of a panel for the PI round.
  • The panel generally consists of 2 members.
  • Questions about your academic profile, quality of work and personal characteristics will be asked in the interview.

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Offer Acceptance Fee

Offer Acceptance Fee and Withdrawal

The batch size of IIM Raipur is 350 for MBA program. Students will be sent offer letter by the institute. Admission offers will be given on the basis of CAT score, PA round and Profile.

  • If you wish to accept the offer, you must submit an Offer Acceptance form.
  • It has to be submitted along with an acceptance fee of INR 50,000.
  • This fee which will be adjusted with the Term 1 fees.
  • Candidates can withdraw the paid amount before regsitration after deduction of processing charges of INR 10,000.
  • After registration, no refund will be given to the applicant.
IIM Raipur Fee Structure

IIM Raipur Fee Structure for PGP

The fee structure of Post Graduate Program in Management 2021-23 at IIM Raipur is tabulated below:

1st Year Fees
Particulars 1st Term 2nd Term 3rd Term Total (Rs.)
Fees 2,41,500.00 2,23,500.00 2,23,000.00 6,88,000.00
Medical Insurance Charges 1,200.00 - - 1,200.00
Students’ Association Fees 6,000.00 - - 6,000.00
Alumni Activities 2,400.00 - - 2,400.00
Total (1st Year) 2,51,100.00 2,23,500.00 2,23,000.00 6,97,600.00
Caution deposit 30,000.00 - - 30,000.00
Total (Including Caution deposit) 2,81,100.00 2,23,500.00 2,23,000.00 7,27,600.00
2nd Year Fees
Particulars 4th Term 5th Term 6th Term Total (Rs.)
Fees 2,42,700.00 2,24,700.00 2,24,200.00 6,91,600.00
Medical Insurance Charges 1,200.00 - - 1,200.00
Total (2nd Year) 2,43,900.00 2,24,700.00 2,24,200.00 6,92,800.00
Total Fees (excluding boarding charges) 14,20,400.00
IIM Raipur Placements

IIM Raipur Placement

Key Highlights:

  • Highest CTC: 46,00,000/-
  • Average CTC (Top 25 %) : ₹ 21,28,372/-
  • Average CTC (Top 25 %) : ₹ 21,28,372/-

IIM Raipur Placement by Industry and Pay Scale

Sector  Percentage  Average Salary in INR
BFSI 20 16,46,649/-
Strategy / Consult 18 16,40,497/- 
IT 18 14,11,837/-
Others  17 13,39,970/-
Manufacturing  16 13,03,506/-
FMCG 6 18,03,818/-
E commerce 5 19,54,900/ -

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Frequently Asked Questions

IIM Raipur CAT Cut off & Admission 2021 FAQs

Question: Can a foreign candidate apply for the PGP program at IIM Raipur?

Ans. Yes, the program is open for overseas and foreign students. Candidates fulfilling basic eligibility criteria can apply for the program.

Question: What are the eligibility criteria for a foreign candidate to apply for the management program at IIM Raipur?

Ans. The minimum eligibility criteria for overseas/foreign students willing to apply for PGP program is given below:

  • Candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA i.e. 6 CGPA on a 10-point scale.
  • The candidate must have a valid Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT) score of 650 and above.
  • They must have TOFEL passing certificate with a score of 80 in case of IBT or 520 in case of PBT.

Question: Which documents will be required at the time of application for the program?

Ans. Candidates must download the international application form and send the completed application by post along with the requisite documents listed below. The application packet must include copies of the following documents:

  • Completed Application Form
  • A copy of the latest GMAT scores duly attested (original to be verified at the time of admission, if selected) along with TOFEL.
  • Three letters of recommendation from a competent authority (Teacher/Employer).
  • A Statement of Purpose
  • Attested photocopy of Passport
  • A non-refundable application processing fee of US $ 200 (Demand Draft drawn in favor of Indian Institute of Management, Raipur and payable at Raipur, India)

Question: Which are the mandatory documents required for admission in IIM Raipur?

Ans. The candidate must have the following document (original documents along with photocopies):

  1. Degree/ Pass Certificate of the qualifying examination, which includes SSC, HSC, and Bachelor’s Degree.
  2. Mark sheets of the qualifying examination.
  3. Student visa in the original.
  4. A photocopy of their passport.
  5. Equivalence and eligibility certificate from Association of Indian Universities wherever applicable.
  6. Duly filled and signed declaration forms – Parent and Student
  7. Recent passport size photographs – 4 Nos.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.


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