Admission Policy for PGP 2023-25 batch
Post Graduate Program (PGP) is a master’s level full-time residential program at IIM Raipur. IIM Raipur is part of Common Admission Process 2023. The admission for this program follows two-stage process, namely, shortlisting candidates for personal interview (PI) and final selection. Selection of candidates is based on the Final composite score under each category (General, EWS, NC-OBC, SC, and ST).
Table 1: Tentative Minimum Cut-offs of CAT-2022 Percentile for Personal Interview process 2023
|Category||Quantitative Aptitude (QA)||Data interpretation and Logical Reasoning (DILR)||Verbal and Reading Comprehension (VRC)||Overall|
Table 2: Weightage of parameters
Table 3: Weights for 12th Standard and Graduation
Range of Aggregate Percentage (%)
50.01 to 60
60.01 to 70
70.01 to 80
80.01 to 90
*Note: percentage to be calculated for all the subjects that appears in the mark sheet irrespective of method of calculation by respective board/institutes/universities
Gender diversity aims to ensure the balance between gender. To achieve this objective, IIM Raipur provides seven (7) marks to the female and transgender candidates. Similarly, IIM Raipur strives to promote the academic diversity by providing four (4) marks for non-engineering graduates. The list of qualifying degree for obtaining academic diversity is given in Appendix 1. The distribution of weightage in relation to experience is given in Table 4.
Table 4: Weightage for Experience
3 or less
(>3 to 12)
(>12 to 18)
(>18 to 24)
(>24 to 30)
(>30 to 36)
(>36 to 42)
(>42 to 48)
48 or more
Appendix 1: Academic Categories
All Commerce, Economics, and Finance Related Degrees including BAF, BBE, BBI, BCAF, BCCA, B.Com., BFIA, BFM, BHM, BHMCT, BIBF degrees.
In particular, including the following.
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. 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 the following
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/Jewellery 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)
6.Psychology (all degrees)
7.Rural Studies/Rural Sociology/Rural Cooperatives/Rural Banking
Any vocational degree in arts/education/humanities (BA)
Selected Professional Degrees, viz., Chartered Accountancy (CA), Cost and Works Accountancy (ICWA), Company Secretaryship (CS).
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 the following
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)
8.Geological Sciences (Geography, Geology and Geophysics.)
11.Mathematical Sciences (Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics etc.): all bachelor’s/integrated master’s degrees
12.Natural Sciences (Chemistry, Physics etc.)
16.Veterinary Science/ Animal Husbandry
17.Media Science, Media Science and Technology
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
Any other degrees not stated in category A to E, will be decided by admission committee of IIM Raipur