CAT 2021 Eligibility Requirements
If a candidate is short – listed for interviews by any IIM, he / she has to comply with the following eligibility verification.
Mark sheets and Degree Certificate
A candidate must show all the original mark sheets and submit attested copies to prove his / her eligibility at the time of interview. Further, if a candidate is selected for a programs, original degree certificate and mark sheets of all semesters / years along with their attested copies must be submitted for verification at the time of joining the programs.
Reservation Category Requirements
If short listed for interview, SC, ST, NC – OBC, and DA candidates must show the original caste / class / disability certificate and submit a photocopy at the time of interview. Further, if a candidate is selected for a programs, original certificate of qualifying degree and attested copy of the same must be submitted for verification at the time of joining a programs.
Candidates in the Final Year of Graduation
If short – listed for interview, candidates appearing for the final bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification examination must show an original certificate from the Principal / Registrar / Director of the university / Institution certifying that the candidate has obtained 50% marks or equivalent ( 45% in case of the candidates belonging to SC, ST, and DA category ) based on latest available grades / marks. He / she must submit an attested copy of the original certificate at the time of interview.
For the PGP of IIMs, such candidates, if selected, will be allowed to join the programme provisionally, only if they submit a certificate from the Principal / Registrar of their University / institution ( issued on or before the date as stipulated by the respective IIM ) stating that they have completed all the requirements for obtaining the Bachelor‟s degree / equivalent qualification on the date of the issue of the certificate
Their admission will be confirmed only when they submit original mark sheet and qualifying degree certificate of having passed the bachelor’s degree / equivalent qualification referred to in the certificate issued by Principal / Registrar of their college / institute. They must obtain at least 50% marks or equivalent. They also must submit an attested copy of the mark sheets and qualifying degree certificate. The deadline for submission of the mark sheet and the certificate is December, 2020.
Non – Fulfillment of this condition will automatically result in the cancellation of the provisional admission. Provisional admission will also be canceled if it is found that the certificate is found to be incorrect subsequently. IIM would not allow any candidate to join their programs in case the candidate is unable to complete all the requirements for a bachelor degree on or before July, 2021. The IIMs would also not offer admission to any candidate after July, 2021.
Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.