When a candidate sits for CAT Entrance Exam in 2012, he/she would definitely be interested in knowing that what is the selection process followed by various IIMs.Every IIM has its own selection and admission process which begins with the Common Admission Test (CAT). Once aspirants have given the CAT, the second round of selection begins. This may include the following:
IIMs may use previous academic scores of the candidates, work experience and other similar inputs in short listing and ranking of candidates at various stages of the admission process. The processes, academic cut-offs and the weightage allocated to the evaluation parameters may vary across IIMs. Candidates are advised to visit the individual websites to know the admission policies of individual IIMs.
When the CAT results are declared, all the IIMs send call letters to the shortlisted candidates to take part in the further selection process. One candidate can get a call from more than one IIM.
If a candidate gets selected by any of the IIMs for admission then, he/she needs to furnish the documents proving their eligibility and reservations if applicable.