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IIM Ahmedabad- Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad Cutoff: CAT Cutoff

  • Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  • Recognized by the MHRD
  • Private

Aditi Chaurasia

IIM Ahmedabad Cutoff

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad provides well-planned MBA courses which are also known as PGP- Post Graduate Program. PGP in Food & Agriculture Business Management, PGP in Management for Executives, and e-PGP are its main courses and many other specializations are included in the curriculum.

Admission to IIM Ahmedabad can be taken by filling CAT (Common Admission Test) entrance exam form and registering for IIM Ahmedabad while filling out the form. No forms other than CAT and GMAT are required to be filled for IIM Ahmedabad. If CAT is cleared then one can be called for AWT & PI rounds.



Conducting Body - IIM Application Fee - 2400

CAT cut-offs for IIM Ahmedabad vary according to different categories, they are:

General, EWS80
PwD (ST)60
NC- OBC- cum Transgender75
PwD (General, EWS, NC-OBC- cum Transgender, SC)70

The admission process of IIM Ahmedabad is done on the basis of scores of CAT/GMAT, AWT, and PI. 

The application form for CAT is available online and its charge is:

  • For General Category- INR 2300
  • For SC, ST, PwD Category- INR 1150

The application form for GMAT is available online and its charge is approx USD 275 (INR 22,800).   

IIM Ahmedabad CAT Qualifying Percentile

IIM Ahmedabad CAT percentile according to different sections is listed below:

CategoryVerbal & Reading Comprehension PercentileData Interpretation & Logical Reasoning PercentileQuantitative Aptitude PercentileOverall Percentile
General, EWS70707080
PwD (ST)50505060
NC-OBC/ Transgender65656575
PwD (General/ EWS, NC-OBC/transgeneder, SC)60606070

IIM Ahmedabad GMAT Qualifying Percentile

The GMAT exam's difficulty level, the number of people taking the test, the number of open seats, the average score, and other factors all affect how well you do. The typical GMAT score is between 200 and 800. Nevertheless, a 715 minimum score is needed to get admitted to one of the top 10 IIM colleges. A candidate with a GMAT score of 760 or higher is ranked at or above the 99th percentile, boosting their chances of being admitted to the college of their choice.

GMAT scores are valid for MBA admission to 1-year full-time programs at IIMs. Nonetheless, Indian candidates are needed to submit their CAT scores for 2-year PGP programs.

GMAT score for IIM Ahmedabad for ePost Graduate Program(EPGP) and Post Graduate Program in Management for Executives (PGPX) is 702.

IIM Ahmedabad CAT Important Dates

Here is a list of important dates for CAT 2023:

Shortlist23 Dec 2022
Essay Submission23 – 25 Dec 2022
PI Round7 – 8 Jan 2023
Final Selection15 Feb 2023

Frequently Asked Questions about IIM Ahmedabad Cutoff

Q. How to check CAT 2022 scores for IIM Ahmedabad cut-off 2023? 

Ans. To check the CAT 2022 result, candidates need to follow the below-mentioned steps:

Step 1: Visit the official website of CAT 2022 at

Step 2: Click on the login button mentioned under the 'CAT 2022 scorecard download'.

Step 3: Enter CAT 2022 ID and password and press 'Enter'.

Step 4: Click on the 'scorecard' tab.

Step 5: Download the CAT result in PDF form.

Q. Where can I fill out the IIM Ahmedabad shortlist form 2023?

Ans. The institute has released the IIM Ahmedabad shortlist form on its website. Candidates can fill out the IIM Ahmedabad shortlist form on the institute website using their CAT registration number and email ID.

Q. How many PI shortlists does IIM Ahmedabad releases?

Ans. IIM Ahmedabad releases one to two PI shortlists depending upon the number of seats and selection of candidates. If the seats remain vacant after the first round of WAT-PI, then the institutes release a second shortlist.

Q. What are the IIM Ahmedabad selection criteria for 2023?

Ans. Here is a complete list of eligibility for IIMA is given below:

  • Students must have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks (for the general category) and 45% marks (for the reserved category).
  • CAT cut-offs for IIM Ahmedabad vary according to different categories, they are:
  1. General, EWS - 80
  2. SC - 70
  3. ST - 60
  4. PwD (ST) – 60
  5. NC- OBC- cum Transgender - 75
  6. PwD (General, EWS, NC-OBC- cum Transgender, SC) - 70
  • Should be able to pass Analytical Writing Test (AWT) and Personal Interview (PI).

Q. Does IIM Ahmedabad accept an exam score other than CAT?

Ans. No, IIM Ahmedabad does not accept any other entrance exam score other than CAT for MBA/PGP admission. For admission to IIM Ahmedabad, it is mandatory to appear for CAT. It accepts GMAT scores for admission under the Foreign student category.

Q. Which are the most popular courses at IIM Ahmedabad?

Ans. Two of IIM Ahmedabad's most popular programs are the PGP and Executive MBA. While the Executive MBA is available for a one-year term and is specifically tailored for working people, the PGP is a two-year program. IIM Ahmedabad accepts CAT applications for its PGP program.

Q. What are the fees of IIM Ahmedabad?

Ans. IIM Ahmedabad provides 9 different courses with an average fee of INR 12 LPA.

Q. Is IIM Ahmedabad a government university?

Ans. An independent public business school called the Indian Institute of Management is situated in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Twenty public, independent institutions for management education and research make up the IIMs group in India. The best management institute in India, both public and private, is IIM Ahmedabad. The institution is situated in Gujarat's Ahmedabad. Some major ranking organizations, like the NIRF 2022 and The Week 2022, have given it the top spot in the "Management" category.

Q. Does 12 marks matter in IIM?

Ans. Yes, 10th and 12th marks are necessary for getting shortlisted in IIMs. All IIMs and some other institutes have their own process of shortlisting students where they take into consideration the 10th%, 12th%, graduation%, workex, and other details.

Q. Which entrance exams are required for MBA courses in IIM Ahmedabad?

Ans. IIM Ahmedabad accepts only the CAT entrance exam.

Q. What is the average package offered in IIM Ahmedabad placement?

Ans. IIMA 2022 placement offered an average package of INR 32.79 LPA.