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IIM Trichy CAT Cut Off 2021: Check Subject Wise Cutoff, Weightage Parameters, Selection Process, & Placement

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Exams Prep Master | Updated On - Jan 4, 2022

IIM Trichy CAT 2021 Cut off has been released online for admissions of 2022-24 batch. The overall qualifying CAT 2021 Cut off for the general category candidates is 93 and the sectional cut off is 70 for each section. For reserved category i.s. SC, ST candidates the overall qualifying CAT 2021 cut off is 54 and 40 respectively. 

  • Candidates qualifying CAT 2021 Cut off will become eligible for Stage 1 of the admission process and will be shortlisted for Stage 2 of counselling. Read More CAT 2021 IIM Shortlist and Admission
  • In Stage 2, candidates will have to appear for the PI round and the weightage of the PI round is 25% and of CAT scores is 50%. Read How to Prepare for CAT PI?
  • Other than PI and CAT score the parameters used to create the final list will be Work Experience, Gender Diversity, etc. 

IIM Trichy CAT 2021 Cut off & Selection Process

IIM Trichy CAT 2021 Cut off & Selection Process has been released online on the official website of the institute. 

Stage 1: Criteria for shortlisting candidates for PI

Student Category Quantitative Aptitude (Section 1) Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (Section 2) Verbal & Reading Comprehension (Section 3) Total (Overall Percentile)
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: Criteria to Select Candidates post Personal Interview (PI)

Component Weightage
CAT score 50%
Personal Interview 25%
Verbal Comprehension 3%
Work experience 5%
Performance at Undergraduate level 10%
Professional Qualification 2%
Gender Diversity 5%
Total 100%
  • In PI candidates will be judged for
    • Communication Skills
    • Academic Ability
    • Current Affairs & General Awareness
    • Managerial & Leadership Abilities
    • Co-curricular and Extra-curricular Activities
  • Performance at Undergraduate level
    • UG performance score = (per cent score at UG * discipline weightage) * 0.10
    • Engineering / Technology: 0.6
    • Science/Arts / Medicine (including Pharmacy)/Commerce / Economics / Management/other disciplines: 1.0
CAT Cut Off for IIM Trichy

IIM Tiruchy CAT Cut off 2020

IIM Trichy has shown some liberalisation in cut offs for admission in 2020 for the reserved category candidates. 

Student Category Quantitative Aptitude (Section 1) Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (Section 2) Verbal & Reading Comprehension (Section 3) Total (Overall Percentile)
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 Trichy CAT Cutoff 2019

Below mentioned are the minimum marks that were required to seek admission in IIM Trichy on the basis of CAT score.

Category Quantitative Aptitude Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning Verbal and Reading Comprehension Total (Overall Percentile)
General 80 80 80 95
NC-OBC 60 60 60 78
SC 50 50 50 60
ST 30 30 30 40
DAP 30 30 30 40

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IIM Trichy Selection Process

IIM Trichy Selection through CAT

IIM Trichy Selection Process through CAT

IIM Tiruchirappalli follows a 3-stage Admission process to grant admission into its PGP courses. Enlisted below are the three stages with details.

Stage 1: Securing Minimum marks in CAT

The candidates who have applied for CAT 2019 by satisfying the eligibility criteria of the programmes offered by IIM Trichy, and have appeared and secured minimum required sectional and overall percentile are shortlisted for CAP. Shortlisting of candidates for Personal Interview (PI) and Written Ability Test (WAT) is done from among the candidates who have a valid CAT score.

Stage 2: Shortlisted candidates have to attend CAP

All candidates who have been shortlisted in Stage 1 are required to attend the Common Admission Process (CAP) for the participating IIMs. Candidates who fail to meet the minimum performance in PI & WAT will not be considered for final selection. 

Stage 3: Final Selection of Candidates

After the WAT & PI rounds, IIM Trichy offers admission to successful candidates on the basis of composite score of the candidates. This includes performance in CAT, performance in WAT & PI, academics, work experience, diversity among others. Category wise merit list is generated based on weightages awarded to various components. Given below are the parameters of selection criteria for PGPM and PGPM Courses.

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Courses Offd. by IIM Trichy

Courses Offered by IIM Trichy Through CAT

Course Feature
Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) 2 year flagship masters programme
Post Graduate Programme in Human Resources (PGPM-HR)* 2 year full time masters level programme
MBA Programme for Working Executives (PGPBM Chennai) 2 year full time masters level programme
Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (ePGP) 2 year general management programme
*Post Graduate Programme in Human Resources (PGPM-HR) is a newly launched course by IIM Tiruchirappalli to develop young men and women into capable HR managers
IIM Trichy Placements

IIM Tiruchirappalli Placements

The Placements at IIM Trichy have seen a constant increase in past years.The table below indicates last 5 years Placement trends at IIM Trichy campus:

Placement batch Average salary (Rs. in lakhs) Highest salary (Rs. In lakhs)
2018 – 20 14.96 25
2017-19 14.91 35.15
2016-18 14.28 54.50
2015-17 13.30 33
2014-16 13.01 23.81
2013-15 11.32 19.50

Top recruiters at IIM Trichy 

  1. Accenture
  2. BPCL
  3. Bosch
  4. Aditya Birla Group
  5. Dell, Deloitte
  6. EXL
  7. HPCL
  8. HDFC
  9. L&T
  10. Infosys
  11. J P Morgan Chase
  12. Cognizant
  13. Hyundai
  14. ICICI
  15. JIO
  16. Mahindra
  17. SBI
  18. RBS
  19. YES Bank.

IIM Trichy Placement Record

Sector  Percentage 
Information and Technology 40
Consulting and Analytics 12
Sales and Marketing  10
Operations  9
Finance  8
General Management 7
Human Resources 2
Others  12

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Frequently Asked Questions

IIM Trichy CAt Cut off & Admission 2021 FAQs

Ques. Does getting 99 percentile in CAT 2021 guarantee admission in IIM? 

Ans. No, getting 99 percentile in CAT does not guarantee admission to top IIM. Several other factors come into play, such as past academic scores, work experience, etc. It is expected that several candidates with 90 percentile will secure admissions. 

Ques. How to check shortlist status after the completion of stage 1 of the IIM Trichy 2021 admission process? 

Ans. Candidates can check their shortlist status by logging in at IIM Trichy's official admission portal with your CAT registration Id, Email ID, and your date of birth. 

Ques. Which is better: IIM Trichy or IIM Kashipur?

Ans. IIM Trichy is better than IIM Kashipur as it is ranked 15th by NIRF for MBA and 7th by the Outlook- iCare MBA Ranking for 2020 while IIM Kashipur was ranked 33 by NIRF for MBA 2020. 

Ques. What is the minimum CAT percentile to get a call from IIM Kozhikode and IIM Trichy?

Ans. The minimum CAT percentile to get a call from IIM Kozhikode and IIM Trichy is 97 and 94 respectively.

Ques. What is the cutoff for admission in IIM Trichy for MBA finance?

Ans. IIM Trichy CAT Cutoff of previous year was fixed at 94 percentile, including exemplary academic record and impressive performance in personal interview.

*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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