IIM Lucknow Admission Criteria 2019 Announced – CAT score weightage has been reduced to 60% for initial shortlist, while weightage for WAT PI will be 50% for final selection. Let us have a detailed look at IIM Lucknow Admission Criteria 2019.

IIM Lucknow Admission Criteria 2019

IIM Lucknow CAT 2019 Cutoff

To be considered for IIM Lucknow Admissions 2019, one needs to first clear the following CAT score cutoff (in terms of percentile):

PGP Programme

Category 
VARC 
DILR 
Quant
Overall
General
85
85
85
90
EWS
77
77
77
82
NC-OBC
77
77
77
82
SC
55
55
55
70
ST
50
50
50
65
PWD
50
50
50
65

PGP-ABM Programme

Category
VARC
DILR
Quant
Overall
General
80
80
80
85
EWS
72
72
72
77
NC-OBC
72
72
72
77
SC
55
55
55
65
ST
50
50
50
60
PWD
50
50
50
60

PGP-SM Programme

Category
VARC
DILR
Quant
Overall
General
80
80
80
85
EWS
72
72
72
77
NC-OBC
72
72
72
77
SC
55
55
55
65
ST
50
50
50
60
PWD
50
50
50
60

For students who clear the above cutoffs, Composite score would be arrived at using the following weightage for different parameters, IIM Lucknow Admission Criteria 2019 will follow the following:

Sl No.
Component
PGP
PGP – ABM
PGP-SM
1.
Scaled CAT 2019 score (CS)
60
60
60
2.
Class 12 marks (12M)
10
10
10
3.
Graduation marks (GM)
10
10
10
4.
Work experience (WE)
10
  0
10
5a.
Diversity Factor: (DFa): Academic Disciplines AD)
  5
20*
  5
5b.
Diversity Factor (DFb): Gender
  5
  5*
  5

Gender diversity marks are allocated to only Female candidates. Academic Discipline marks are not offered to Engineers. 

For any work experience equal or more than 26 months (as of July 31, 2019), candidate will get 10 points. No points are given to work ex less than 6 months. Work experience points are calculated as per WE = min{(x – 6)×0.50, 10}

Based on performance in WAT and PI performance, Final selection list is prepared for students who got the shortlist based on above composite score. For final selection, final composite score is calculated as per below table:

Sl No.
Component
Weight for PGP & PGP-SM 
Weight for PGP-ABM programme
1
CAT 2019 score
30
35
2
Academic Performance (12th + Grad)
5+5
5+5
3
Diversity Factor (DFa +DFb)
5
5
4
Work experience
5
NA
5
Writing Ability Test (WAT)
10
10
6
Personal  Interview (PI)
40
40

The minimum requirement for getting a pass in Personal Interviews is 12 out of 40 marks. Names of candidates who do not pass in PI will not be included in the final merit list.

The last date to apply for admission at IIM Lucknow is the Last Date to apply for CAT 2019 which is September 18, 2019. No additional admission application fee is to be paid for IIM Lucknow PGP 2020-22.  Common Admission Test (CAT) 2019 is the mandatory exam for admission to IIM Lucknow PGP 2020-22 batch and for admission to PGP-SM and PGP-ABM programmes.

IIM Lucknow Fee

  • The total programme fees payable by PGP students at IIM Lucknow is Rs 14,16,000/-
  • Laptop computer, personal expenses on boarding, travel, clothes and laundry are extra.
  • The total programme fees for the PGP 2020-2022 batch is likely to increase further

IIM Lucknow Placements
IIM Lucknow concluded final placement 2019 breaking its own record by achieving again 100% placement in a record time of three days for the 33rd PGP batch 2017-19. The large batch with 460 students witnessed the participation from over 147 domestic and international recruiters. The highlight of the Placement Season was the participation of the companies like Alvarez & Marsal, Aditya Birla Group, Bain & Co, Hindustan Unilever, JP Morgan Chase, MasterCard Advisors, McKinsey and Company, and The Boston Consulting Group. The participation of these firms also marked the ascent of IIM Lucknow as a preferred recruitment destination for consulting, finance and marketing roles in the country.

32% offers in Placement 2019 were received from the Consulting Sector. Top Recruiters across the sectors include Accenture, Amazon, Deloitte, Flipkart, Boston Consulting Group among others.

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