Thursday, March 4, 2010

IIM Kozhikode revises criteria for student selection in 2010

The IIM Kozhikode revised its focus on selection criterias of students in 2010 batch. Under these new criteria, focus on CAT score has been reduced significantly. According to Anandakuttan Unnithan, chairperson, under the new criteria, IIM Kozhikhode (IIM K), CAT score will have weightage of 50% which was 90% in the past. The minimum cut off has been fixed at 90%. The 10th and 12th class marks will get 20% weightage and 10% for work experience.

This year, other IIM institutions also changed their criteria for student admission. IIM Ahmedabad, the top IIM school, replaced its rating system and fixed minimum cut off marks level at 70% in secondary and higher secondary education.

The Indian Institute of Management or IIM Kozikhode is one of the seven Indian Institutes of Management. Founded in 1996, by the state government of Kerala, the IIM Kozikhode covers all academic activities in the discipline of management including research, teaching, training, consulting and intellectual infrastructure development. The Institute emphasizes on developing analytical skills and a focus on global and cross-cultural issues with a balance between business demands and social concerns. The IIM Kozhikode is located in Kozhikode district which was also known as Calicut. It is a popular tourist attraction for its natural beauty.

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