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IIM Udaipur and IIM Kashipur commence admissions for first PGP batch

Two new IIMs at Udaipur and Kashipur begin admissions for PGP 2011-13 using CAT 2010 scores. General category applicants need at least 90 percentile in order to apply.

A view of Udaipur (Photo credit: etrenard)

The Indian Institutes of Management (IIM) at Udaipur and Kashipur, fifth and sixth among the six new IIMs announced in 2008 have commenced admissions for their debutant Post Graduate Program (PGP) in management.

These first IIMs in the states of Rajasthan and Uttarakhand will conduct their admissions through IIM Indore and IIM Lucknow respectively.

Important information and links

IIM Udaipur

(Added later: IIM Udaipur documents seem to have been removed from the IIM Indore servers, presumably because the notification is supposed to be out on April 4. The following information is based on what was briefly visible on April 2)

IIM Udaipur notification and Eligibility criteria

According to the notification posted on the IIM Indore website, a total of 576 candidates will be invited for a Written Ability Test (WAT) and Interview between June 10 and 12, 2011 Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Delhi, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata and Mumbai. The total PGP intake will be 72.

Admissions will be conducted using the CAT 2010 scores and those in the General category need to be at or above 90 percentile overall and 85 percentile in each of the CAT sections in order to be eligible to apply.

IIM Udaipur Application form

Admission calendar

May 25, 2011: Last date to send application forms

May 30, 2011: Release of shortlisted candidates for WAT and PI

June 10-12, 2011: WAT and PI process at eight cities

June 18, 2011: Final admissions list

July 11, 2011: PGP 2011-13 session begins

Where is Udaipur?

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IIM Kashipur

Admission notification and Application Form

Admissions will be based on the CAT 2010 scores, for which a General category candidate needs to have at least 90 percentile overall and 80 percentile in each section. Those with good CAT scores can rejoice, because IIM Lucknow, the mentor institute of IIM Kashipur plans to allot 70% weight to the CAT 2010 score and 30% weight to a Personal Interview for admissions. No Group Discussion or Essay has been mentioned.

The total PGP intake will be 60 seats and the fees will be Rs 8 lakhs for the two years.

The last date to submit the application form for IIM Kashipur is April 18, 2011.

Where is Kashipur?

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This takes the total number of operational IIMs to 13. The government had in 2008 announced six new IIMs, of which the ones at Ranchi, Rohtak, Raipur and Trichy are already operational. With IIM Udaipur and Kahipur rolling, the government has fully implemented its expansion plans of the state-owned business school franchise.

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  • Notification and Form out in IIM Indore site. http://www..... 13 Apr '11.
  • @pratikgaur : last lines are quite touching!. 07 Nov '11.
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@cat03 18
I hv 91.70%ile overall on CAT,,,do I satnd any chances???
Saurabh @shareefbhoot 150
^^CAT03 you have a very little chance...there are many people 98+ having no iim Calls..they all are going to apply..nevertheless apply anyway..its free!!!!
so many iim's r dey diluting da brand name.......
@hantan 2.4 k
pulkit, very well put share exactly the same thoughts.. maybe the HRD may have had someone who owns land in these cities. and after the decision was armtwisted in that favor, land prices would ve shot up and they would make a killing!! but still they could ve done that with some city near civilization at least
@Gul3883 4
do we need to send any other testimonial other than application form for iim kashipur?
Apurv Pandit @Apurv 78.7 k
IIM Udaipur notification is in today's papers -
@pratikgaur 4
ok thanx puys for being so much informing ... now, atleast i know that there is no chance of a 92%iler .. low on acads lad... like me.. atleast parents ko smjha skte hain ... coz, they still r in a misconception that being eligible means having a good chance of getting into ... .. lol ... Why cannot evry one get the best education ?? ... why is there so much fight ? the root cause of all problems is actually Population Previuos generations must hav sum farsight .... ki bachhon ko bhugatna padega .. kiddin' ......... cheers
Manish Kakati @sharingan 278
Notification and Form out in IIM Indore site.
@pratikgaur : last lines are quite touching!