Admission Process

Short Listing Criteria

Candidates who have appeared for the CAT 2018 examination or furnished valid GMAT/XAT score and have applied to IMI Kolkata will be short listed on the basis of information provided in the application form, CAT scores (sectional and overall) or GMAT/XAT score, educational background, marks in Class X and XII, graduation and work experience.

Students will be informed on the shortlist decision through email to their registered email id.


Selection Process

IMI Kolkata will conduct the WAT-PI process for shortlisted candidates for its final selection process.

Written Ability Test (WAT):
IMI Kolkata conducts WAT to evaluate written capabilities of prospective students. WAT aims to evaluate Articulation and Technical (Grammar and Spellings) of the applicant.

Personal Interview:
After the WAT, the candidate will have a personal interview of approximately 15 minutes, IMI Kolkata’s objective for conducting personal interview is to understand the applicant’s attitude towards management education. Candidates With work experience will be additionally evaluated on the relevance of their work experience in relation to the PGDM programme.

Final Selection

Final selection of the candidate will be based on CAT/XAT/GMAT (Overall Percentile) + Verbal Ability Percentile + academic profile + work experience + WAT Score + PI Score.

Admission Offer

  • Admission Offer will be based on a composite score arrived after the assessment has been made during the various stages of the selection process, defined above.
  • The result will be emailed to the shortlisted candidates. Offer letter will thereafter be dispatched, to the mailing address provided in the application form and also via email.
  • Applicants are advised to provide their complete postal address and active email ID which should be valid up to 30th June 2018 for receiving important communications.
  • Successful candidates, who have been offered admission, will be required to pay the 1st installment of fee within two weeks of the date of offer, failing which the offer shall stand lapsed and admission will be offered to the next candidate on the waiting list, without any further intimation.
  • IMI Kolkata will not accept any responsibility for non-receipt of any communication which is sent to the candidate’s address and email ID provided in the Admission Application Form.