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IIM Ranchi Admission and Eligibility Criteria 2023

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : July 29, 2022

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IIM Ranchi offers many postgraduate and integrated courses. IIM Ranchi offers MBA and IPM as its flagship programs. The Admission to the MBA program offered by the IIM Ranchi is now over, but the CAP’s (Common Admission Process) final calls are out now. 

IIM Ranchi is welcoming applications for their integrated flagship program of IPM (Integrated Programme in Management). Admission to this flagship program depends on the marks obtained in the SAT / IPMAT (Integrated Programme in Management Aptitude Test) entrance examination. 

  • IIM Ranchi has fortunately completed the final placements round of the MBA- MBA - HR programs of the 2020 - 2022 batch. In this final placement round, the highest salary package offered is Rs. 32.21 LPA, and the average salary package offered to the candidates is Rs. 16.17 LPA.
  • IIM Ranchi offers one more flagship program other than IPM, i.e., MBA. Admission to the MBA flagship program depends on the score obtained in the CAT (Common Admission Test) entrance examination.
  • There are other factors also to get admission in the MBA flagship program offered by the IIM Ranchi, i.e., the CAT score, Academic profile, diversity factor, and performance in the personal interview round.
  • This year in the IIM Ranchi MBA admission process 2022, the CAT cutoff went down to 94 percentile from the previous year's 95 percentile. After acing the CAT entrance examination, the selected candidates have to participate in the CAP (Common Admission Process) process containing the personal interview round.
  • Earlier IIM Ranchi used to conduct a WAT (Written Ability Test) test after passing the CAT entrance examination for admission to the MBA flagship program offered by IIM Ranchi. But after the pandemic, IIM Ranchi removed WAT from the selection process, and the personal interview round was conducted online.

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IIM Ranchi offers MBA and many other flagship programs like MBA - HR, MBA - BA, Executive MBA, IPM, Executive Ph.D., and Post Doctoral fellowship programs.

Admission to all the programs offered by the IIM Ranchi depends on the IPMAT Entrance Exam scores obtained by the candidates. 

The selection in the IPM program depends on the score obtained in the IPMAT / SAT entrance examination, while admission to the Executive MBA is made on the basis of the written test conducted by the IIM Ranchi. For admission in the Ph.D. and Executive Ph.D. Programs, IIM Ranchi, accepts marks obtained in any of the following entrance examinations i.e., CAT / GATE / GRE / GMAT / NET - JRF (UGC / CSIR).

IIM Ranchi also offers many certificate programs of 15 to 18 months duration.

In this article, you will get to know all the information about the admission, application process, and eligibility criteria of all the programs offered by IIM Ranchi.

IIM Ranchi Admission Dates 2022

IIM Ranchi offers many flagship programs, and they conduct an entrance exam for each flagship program.

So, the admission dates for each entrance examination are mentioned below in the form of a table.

Events Admission Dates
Last date for CAP 2022 registration January 28, 2022
Intimation regarding Personal Interview (PI) (MBA) February 5, 2022
GATE Exam Dates February 5, 2022; February 6, 2022; February 12, 2022; February 13, 2022
Personal Interview, Week I (MBA) February 14, 2022 - February 19, 2022
Personal Interview, Week II (MBA) February 21, 2022 - February 26, 2022
Personal Interview, Week III (MBA) March 7, 2022 - March 12, 2022
Last Date to apply for Ph.D. and Executive PhD March 22, 2022
Last date to Register for Executive MBA May 15, 2022
IPMAT Registration Ends May 25, 2022
Last Date to Submit the Application Form for IPM June 2, 2022
Last Date to upload SAT/ IPMAT application information June 30, 2022
CAT 2022 Registration Window August 3, 2022 - September 23, 2022
CAT 2022 Exam Date November 27, 2022

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IIM Ranchi Eligibility Criteria 2022

IIM Ranchi MBA Eligibility Criteria 2022

If you want to apply for the MBA flagship program, the IIM Ranchi offers, you have to be eligible in the following aspects. The aspects which need to be fulfilled by you are mentioned below: -

The basic eligibility to get admission in the MBA program the IIM Ranchi offers is that the candidate should have passed their class 10th and 12th with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA in any relevant discipline. And for the reserved category, candidates' qualifying percentage is 45% in classes 10th and 12th.

  • Another important eligibility aspect is that the candidate must also complete their graduation in any discipline and should have to score at least 50% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA in the relevant discipline.
  • But the reserved category has to score just 45% aggregate marks in their bachelor’s degree to be eligible to apply for this program.
  • The Indian Nationals and PIO / OCI Card Holders can also apply for the flagship program offered by the IIM Ranchi.

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IIM Ranchi MBA - HR Eligibility Criteria 2022

The basic eligibility criteria for this program is that the candidates have to complete their graduation in any discipline and should have to score at least 50% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA in the relevant discipline.

But the reserved category has to score just 45% aggregate marks in their bachelor’s degree to be eligible to apply for this program.

IIM Ranchi MBA - BA Eligibility Criteria 2022

The basic eligibility criteria for this program is that the candidates have to complete their graduation in Technology / Engineering / Architecture OR Science with Statistics / Physics / Computer Science / Mathematics / Operations Research / Engineering Physics / Information Technology / Information Science OR Computer Application.

And the candidates have to obtain a minimum of 60% marks in their full-time undergraduate or postgraduate degree program to be eligible for this program.

IIM Ranchi IPM Eligibility Criteria 2022

  • The IPMAT Eligibility Criteria to get admission in the IPM program offered by the IIM Ranchi is that the candidate should have passed their class 10th and 12th with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA in any relevant discipline. 
  • And for the reserved category candidates, the qualifying percentage is 55% in classes 10th and 12th.
  • The candidates should have to obtain a good percentile in the SAT / IPMAT 2022 to be eligible to apply for this program.
  • There is no age limit for the IPM Program offered by the IIM Ranchi. Any candidate from any age group can apply for this program.
  • The Indian Nationals and PIO / OCI Card Holders can also apply for the flagship program offered by the IIM Ranchi.

IIM Ranchi Executive MBA Eligibility Criteria 2022

To apply for this executive MBA program offered by the IIM Ranchi, candidates need to fulfill the following eligibility aspects mentioned below: -

The main and basic eligibility criteria that the candidates have to fulfill is that the candidate must have a bachelor’s degree or any equivalent professional degree like CA / CS / ICWA from a recognized university/institution.

The candidates applying for this program should also be well experienced and should have five years of full-time work experience.

Read more: Short tricks to prepare for the IPMAT exam from class 11

IIM Ranchi Certificate Program Eligibility Criteria 2022

Eligibility criteria for CPGM (Certificate Program in General Management) 

  • The basic eligibility criteria for this certificate program is that the candidates have to complete their graduation in any discipline and should have to score at least 50% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • The candidates applying for this program should also be well experienced and should have a minimum of two years of work experience.

Eligibility criteria for CPBABI (Certificate Programme in Business Analytics)

  • The basic eligibility criteria for this program is that the candidates have to complete their graduation or post-graduation in Technology / Engineering / Architecture OR Science with Statistics / Physics / Computer Science / Mathematics / Operations Research / Engineering Physics / Information Technology / Information Science OR Computer Application. And the candidates have to obtain a minimum of 50% marks in their full-time undergraduate or postgraduate degree program to be eligible for this program.
  • The eligibility criteria for this certificate program are that the candidates have to complete their graduation or post-graduation in any discipline and should have to score at least 50% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • The candidates applying for this program should also be well experienced and should have a minimum of two years of work experience in analytics.

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IIM Ranchi Ph.D. and Executive Ph.D. Eligibility Criteria 2022

The Candidate must hold a Post graduation degree or PG Diploma or its equivalent in any discipline with 60% and above aggregate marks to be eligible to apply for this Ph.D. program offered by the IIM Ranchi. 

(OR)

The candidates have done B.E. or B. Tech or any other 4 years degree program and have obtained a CGPA of 6.5 out of 10.

(OR)

The candidates holding a professional qualification like CA / ICWA / CS with either B.Com or any other degree with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks are eligible to apply for this program.

The maximum age to apply for this program is 55 years. Any candidate with age less than 55 years can apply for this Ph.D. program offered by the IIM Ranchi.

The candidates in their final year examination may also apply. However, their admission will be provisional.

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IIM Ranchi Post Doctoral Fellowship Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must have a good academic record and demonstrate potential for carrying out research activities.
  • Candidates holding a Ph.D. or who have submitted their thesis for a Ph.D. degree are eligible to apply.
  • The age limit is a maximum of 40 years (5 years for women, and the reserved category is relaxed).

IIM Ranchi MBA Admission 2022

  • The MBA program offered at the IIM Ranchi is a 2 - year full residential program. This program is also considered the flagship of the IIM Ranchi institute. 
  • Currently, the seat intake at the IIM Ranchi for the MBA program is about 185. This flagship program is divided into three trimesters.
  • Admission to the Post Graduate Programme of IIM Ranchi (leading to the MBA degree) will be based on the performance of candidates in CAT 2022, Personal Interview round(PI), and their profile. The Personal Interview process will be common for all the IIMs participating in CAP 2022 process.

Read more: Short trick to managing IPMAT exam and board exams 

After the completion of the Personal Interview process, admission offers for IIM Ranchi will be made based on a Consolidated Merit List (CML), which will be prepared on the basis of the following components, and their corresponding weights are as follows:

Components Weightage
CAT Score 40%
Personal Interview Score 30%
Profile 30%
Total 100%

40% weightage will be assigned to the CAT score for only candidates eligible for the personal interview round.

  • The weightage assigned for the Personal Interview (PI) score is 30%.
  • The profile scoring methodology for IIM Ranchi has been divided into 4 parts, i.e., Academic profile 13 marks, work experience 7 marks, Academic diversity 5 marks, and Gender Diversity 5 marks.

IIM Ranchi MBA - HR Admission 2022

  • IIM Ranchi offers an MBA program in the field of Human Resources (MBA - HR). 
  • This MBA program in Human Resources (MBA - HR) is a full-time residential program of 2 years.
  • The IIM Ranchi offers a unique MBA program in the field of Human resources, and this program has been acknowledged by Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
  • Admission to this postgraduate program offered by the IIM Ranchi depends on the marks obtained and the performance in the CAT (Common Admission Test) entrance examination.
  • The shortlisting of the candidates for admission in the MBA - HR program is done on the basis of the CAT Performance, Work Experience, and Bachelor’s Degree. 
  • After the candidates' shortlisting is done, the candidates have to appear for the Personal Interview (PI) round for the final selection process.

After the completion of the Personal Interview process, admission offers for IIM Ranchi will be made based on a Consolidated Merit List (CML), which will be prepared on the basis of the following components, and their corresponding weights are as follows:

Components Weightage
CAT Score 40%
Personal Interview Score 30%
Profile 30%
Total 100%

IIM Ranchi MBA - BA Admission 2022

  • IIM Ranchi offers an MBA program in the field of Business Analytics.
  • This MBA program in the field of business analytics is a 2 - years full - time residential program.
  • The MBA program in business analytics (MBA - BA) is spread across 6 terms. These 6 terms are divided into 3 terms each year. 
  • The minimum credits required in the course are 109.5 credits, and the maximum credits are 118.5 credits (including the Summer Internship Project).
  • Admission to this postgraduate program offered by the IIM Ranchi depends on the marks obtained and the performance in the CAT (Common Admission Test) entrance examination.
  • The shortlisting of the candidates for admission in the MBA - BA program is done on the basis of the CAT Performance, Work Experience, and Bachelor’s Degree. 
  • After the candidates' shortlisting is done, the candidates have to appear for the Personal Interview (PI) round for the final selection process.

After the completion of the Personal Interview process, admission offers for IIM Ranchi will be made based on a Consolidated Merit List (CML), which will be prepared on the basis of the following components, and their corresponding weights are as follows: -

Components Weightage
CAT Score 50%
Personal Interview Score 20%
Profile 30%
Total 100%

IIM Ranchi IPM Admission 2022

  • The Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test (IPMAT) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore). This exam is an entrance exam for the students to get admission to the 5-year Integrated Program in Management (IPM) at the Indian Institute of Management Ranchi (IIM Ranchi).
  • This examination is a National level examination, i.e., any student from any corner of India is eligible to give this Aptitude Test for admission in the 5-year Integrated Program of Management.
  • The Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test (IPMAT) comprises 2 stages i.e., Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI).
  • The students will be awarded the MBA + BBA degree.
  • The candidates will be short-listed on the basis of their performance in the IPMAT or SAT entrance examination.
  • The SAT entrance examination is conducted by the college board itself, whereas the IPMAT is conducted by the IIM Indore.
  • The shortlisted candidates have to appear for the final selection test, followed by a written ability test (WAT) and a personal interview round. 
  • This written ability test and personal interview were conducted physically at IIM Bangalore, IIM Chennai, IIM Delhi, IIM Kolkata, IIM Mumbai, and IIM Ranchi.
  • But from 2020, due to the pandemic Written Ability test (WAT) has been removed from the admission process. Now, the candidate has to give only a personal interview in online mode.

After the completion of the Personal Interview process, admission offers for IIM Ranchi will be made based on a Consolidated Merit List (CML), which will be prepared on the basis of the following components, and their corresponding weights are as follows: -

Components Weightage
IPMAT / SAT score 40%
Personal Interview Score 30%
Academic Profile 30%
Gender Diversity (Bonus) 5%

IIM Ranchi Executive MBA Admission 2022

  • This Executive MBA program offered by the IIM Ranchi is for working executives and professionals.
  • The working executives and professionals will get an online module of the classes, and they only have to attend the classes on weekends.
  •  A candidate with a 5-year full-time work / professional/entrepreneurial experience is mandatory for Admission to the executive MBA at IIM Ranchi.
  • The shortlisting of the candidates will be done by the IIM Ranchi itself on the basis of the executive interview.

IIM Ranchi Certificate Program Admission 2022

Admission process for CPGM (Certificate Program in General Management)

  • The admission process for this certificate program depends on the candidate’s profile scores.
  • The profile score is given on the basis of the candidate’s application form, soft copy of the self-attested photocopies of academic qualification and experience certificates, and Statement of purpose.

Admission process for CPBABI (Certificate Program in Business Analytics)

  • The candidates are selected based on the Profile Scoring as assigned by the institute using the details provided by the candidates. 
  • Only eligibility isn’t enough for admission to the program.

IIM Ranchi Ph.D. and Executive Ph.D. Admission 2022

Ph.D.:

The admission process is done on the basis of the following parameters that are mentioned below: 

  • The first and foremost step for admission in the Ph.D. program the IIM Ranchi offers is the score obtained in the entrance exams like CAT / GRE / GMAT / GATE / NET or JRF. 
  • The candidate must have cleared the entrance examination within 2 years of admission. If the candidate has passed the entrance exam in 2019 and is applying for admission in 2022, his entrance exam score will be considered. 
  • Further, the candidate would be shortlisted for the seminars and interviews after post-academic and professional background checks.

Also, there is a benefit and a direct entry for those candidates who are:

  • PGDM holders form IIMs
  • PGD HRM degree with 6.5 CGPA

Exec-Ph.D:

The admission process is done on the basis of the following parameters that are mentioned below: 

  • The first and foremost step for admission in the Ph.D. program the IIM Ranchi offers is the score obtained in the entrance exams like CAT / GRE / GMAT / GATE / NET or JRF. 
  • The candidates applying for this program have to clear the entrances that must not have been taken more than 2 years ago for CAT / GATE / NET and JRF. Whereas beyond 5 years for GMAT and GRE. if you have taken more time, then the score of the entrances will not be valid for admission.
  • Further, the candidates will be shortlisted for a personal interview after an academic and professional background check.

The following category of candidates will be exempted from giving entrance test scores:

  • Candidates completed PGP from IIMs or accredited institutions with a CGPA of 6.5 out of 10.
  • OR
  • Government employees with a minimum of 10 years of administrative experience.
  • OR
  • Corporate executives / Consultants / NGO professionals with a minimum of 10 years of managerial experience.
  • OR
  • Management professors with the last qualification from a reputed institution and a minimum of 3 years of postgraduate level teaching experience.

IIM Ranchi Post Doctoral Fellowship Admission 2022

The shortlisting and selection of the candidates is made by keeping in mind the following criteria which are mentioned below: -

  • Research activity interest / previous publications /area of research
  • A ph.D. thesis exemplary in nature which could be considered scholarly work, can be a major influencer for selection.
  • The final process would include a presentation of the research work and an interview.

IIM Ranchi Accepted Entrance Exams 2022

Admission to all the courses offered by IIM Ranchi is based on merit in the last qualifying exam. Check out the list of courses and the exams accepted by them in the below table:

IIM Ranchi Application Process 2022  

The candidates who want to be admitted to the MBA programs the IIM Ranchi offer must visit the website. The MBA admission takes place through the CAT examination only. For more details regarding CAT examination, just click on the below-mentioned LINK.

For other programs, you have to follow the below-mentioned steps:

IPMAT 2022 Application Form will be available on the official website from the 1st of May 2022 to the 25th of May 2022. Students are motivated to collect their documents before starting with the registration process. The steps to be followed to fill the form are as follows:

Registration

  • Visit the official website of the IIM Ranchi, i.e., iimranchi.ac.in.
  • Click on the ‘Programme’ tab.
  • After clicking the ‘Programme’ tab, a drop-down menu will be displayed.
  • Then click on ‘Executive / Academic Programmes’ as per preference.
  • Then, Click on the desired course tab.
  • Then, after choosing the desired course, click on the admission tab of the course for which the candidate is interested in seeking admission.
  • The final step for the registration is to read all the details about the course and then Click on the ‘Apply’ button. 

Fill the Personal Details in the Application Form

  • If, in any case, there is any correction in the application form after the final submission. It should be reported to the authorities as soon as possible.
  • You can make changes before the final submission of the application form.
  • Ensure that you save every module while filling in the details.
  • Students require filling in their Personal, Educational, and Parental details to proceed further in the application process.
  • Sign in again using your registration ID and Password, which you have received in the first step of registration.

Upload Your Required Documents

The following documents to be uploaded at the time of the registration are as follows: -

  • Scanned passport size photo in the format prescribed by the IIM Ranchi
  • Scanned photo of signature in the format prescribed by the IIM Ranchi
  • Address proof copy
  • Qualifying exam certificate
  • Also, upload a work experience certificate as per the course requirements (if applicable).

Payment of Application Fees

Students can only pay the application fee in online mode.

They can pay through online modes like net banking, debit cards, UPI, etc.

After paying the fee, the student should keep the pay-in slip with them for future references

Prerequisites for IIM Ranchi Application Form

Students are required to collect the following documents before the IIM Ranchi Registration to guarantee exact and correct information. If there is any mistake between the real data and the registered data, students can report to the authorities about the mistake.

The documents required to fill the IIM Ranchi application form are as follows: -

  • A valid phone number
  • A valid Email Id from these domains - Gmail.com, Hotmail.com, Rediffmail.com, Yahoo.com.
  • Scanned passport size Photograph in the format prescribed by the IIM Ranchi.
  • Scanned picture Signature in the format prescribed by the IIM Ranchi.
  • Class 10 mark sheet and certificate
  • Class 12 mark sheet and certificate
  • Caste Certificate ( IF applicable)
  • A valid ID proof i.e., Pan Card, Voter ID card, Adhar card, and Driving license

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IIM Ranchi Application Fee

The table below shows the application fees of all the courses offered by IIM Ranchi:

Courses Application Fee (General)
MBA via. CAT Rs. 2,300/-
MBA - HR via. CAT Rs. 2,300/-
IPM Rs. 2,000/-
MBA - BA via. CAT Rs. 2,300/-
Executive MBA Rs. 2,000/- (Including GST)

Details Asked in IIM Ranchi Application Process

IIM Ranchi Registration Details Asked

Given below are the details to be entered during the online registration process for the IIM Ranchi courses:

Candidate’s Name Mention your full name as mentioned on your Class X certificate
Date of Birth Mention your date of birth in the format DD / MM / YYYY as mentioned in your Class X Certificate
Gender Mention Male / Female / Transgender
Mobile Number Enter the Correct and Valid mobile number (10 digits)
Candidate’s Address Mention complete address
Nationality Choose the correct Nationality, i.e., Indian Nationals
Pin code Mention the six digits Pin code of your area.
State Enter your state name
District Mention your district (if any)
Town / City Enter the name of your town/city with correct spellings
Language Known Mention the languages you know how to speak, how to write, and how to read.
Category Mention your category correctly, i.e., General, OBC, SC, ST.

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Personal Details Asked

Given below are the personal details asked at the time of filling the IIM Ranchi Application Form: -

Details Asked To Be Filled
Name Enter Name in Bold Letters
Gender Choose gender among Male, Female, or Transgender from a drop-down list
Category Choose your Category from the drop-down list
Academic Details Enter your qualification as asked from lower to higher
Correspondence Details Fill in the communication details which include address and phone number
Uploading Documents Upload all the required documents in JPEG or JPG. Format
Payment of the Form Online Payment has to be done with net Banking only.

IIM Ranchi Seat Reservation

IIM Ranchi reserves seats for students of different categories per the government's reservation policy. The table below mentions the reservation policy for IIM Ranchi students:

Category Reservation (in %)
Other Backward Non-Creamy layers (NC - OBC) 27%
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5%
Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) up to 10%
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwD) 5%

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IIM Ranchi Admission and Eligibility Criteria 2023

Author : Palak Khanna

July 29, 2022

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IIM Ranchi offers many postgraduate and integrated courses. IIM Ranchi offers MBA and IPM as its flagship programs. The Admission to the MBA program offered by the IIM Ranchi is now over, but the CAP’s (Common Admission Process) final calls are out now. 

IIM Ranchi is welcoming applications for their integrated flagship program of IPM (Integrated Programme in Management). Admission to this flagship program depends on the marks obtained in the SAT / IPMAT (Integrated Programme in Management Aptitude Test) entrance examination. 

  • IIM Ranchi has fortunately completed the final placements round of the MBA- MBA - HR programs of the 2020 - 2022 batch. In this final placement round, the highest salary package offered is Rs. 32.21 LPA, and the average salary package offered to the candidates is Rs. 16.17 LPA.
  • IIM Ranchi offers one more flagship program other than IPM, i.e., MBA. Admission to the MBA flagship program depends on the score obtained in the CAT (Common Admission Test) entrance examination.
  • There are other factors also to get admission in the MBA flagship program offered by the IIM Ranchi, i.e., the CAT score, Academic profile, diversity factor, and performance in the personal interview round.
  • This year in the IIM Ranchi MBA admission process 2022, the CAT cutoff went down to 94 percentile from the previous year's 95 percentile. After acing the CAT entrance examination, the selected candidates have to participate in the CAP (Common Admission Process) process containing the personal interview round.
  • Earlier IIM Ranchi used to conduct a WAT (Written Ability Test) test after passing the CAT entrance examination for admission to the MBA flagship program offered by IIM Ranchi. But after the pandemic, IIM Ranchi removed WAT from the selection process, and the personal interview round was conducted online.

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IIM Ranchi offers MBA and many other flagship programs like MBA - HR, MBA - BA, Executive MBA, IPM, Executive Ph.D., and Post Doctoral fellowship programs.

Admission to all the programs offered by the IIM Ranchi depends on the IPMAT Entrance Exam scores obtained by the candidates. 

The selection in the IPM program depends on the score obtained in the IPMAT / SAT entrance examination, while admission to the Executive MBA is made on the basis of the written test conducted by the IIM Ranchi. For admission in the Ph.D. and Executive Ph.D. Programs, IIM Ranchi, accepts marks obtained in any of the following entrance examinations i.e., CAT / GATE / GRE / GMAT / NET - JRF (UGC / CSIR).

IIM Ranchi also offers many certificate programs of 15 to 18 months duration.

In this article, you will get to know all the information about the admission, application process, and eligibility criteria of all the programs offered by IIM Ranchi.

IIM Ranchi Admission Dates 2022

IIM Ranchi offers many flagship programs, and they conduct an entrance exam for each flagship program.

So, the admission dates for each entrance examination are mentioned below in the form of a table.

Events Admission Dates
Last date for CAP 2022 registration January 28, 2022
Intimation regarding Personal Interview (PI) (MBA) February 5, 2022
GATE Exam Dates February 5, 2022; February 6, 2022; February 12, 2022; February 13, 2022
Personal Interview, Week I (MBA) February 14, 2022 - February 19, 2022
Personal Interview, Week II (MBA) February 21, 2022 - February 26, 2022
Personal Interview, Week III (MBA) March 7, 2022 - March 12, 2022
Last Date to apply for Ph.D. and Executive PhD March 22, 2022
Last date to Register for Executive MBA May 15, 2022
IPMAT Registration Ends May 25, 2022
Last Date to Submit the Application Form for IPM June 2, 2022
Last Date to upload SAT/ IPMAT application information June 30, 2022
CAT 2022 Registration Window August 3, 2022 - September 23, 2022
CAT 2022 Exam Date November 27, 2022

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IIM Ranchi Eligibility Criteria 2022

IIM Ranchi MBA Eligibility Criteria 2022

If you want to apply for the MBA flagship program, the IIM Ranchi offers, you have to be eligible in the following aspects. The aspects which need to be fulfilled by you are mentioned below: -

The basic eligibility to get admission in the MBA program the IIM Ranchi offers is that the candidate should have passed their class 10th and 12th with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA in any relevant discipline. And for the reserved category, candidates' qualifying percentage is 45% in classes 10th and 12th.

  • Another important eligibility aspect is that the candidate must also complete their graduation in any discipline and should have to score at least 50% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA in the relevant discipline.
  • But the reserved category has to score just 45% aggregate marks in their bachelor’s degree to be eligible to apply for this program.
  • The Indian Nationals and PIO / OCI Card Holders can also apply for the flagship program offered by the IIM Ranchi.

Read more: Short tricks to prepare Maths for IPMAT exam

IIM Ranchi MBA - HR Eligibility Criteria 2022

The basic eligibility criteria for this program is that the candidates have to complete their graduation in any discipline and should have to score at least 50% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA in the relevant discipline.

But the reserved category has to score just 45% aggregate marks in their bachelor’s degree to be eligible to apply for this program.

IIM Ranchi MBA - BA Eligibility Criteria 2022

The basic eligibility criteria for this program is that the candidates have to complete their graduation in Technology / Engineering / Architecture OR Science with Statistics / Physics / Computer Science / Mathematics / Operations Research / Engineering Physics / Information Technology / Information Science OR Computer Application.

And the candidates have to obtain a minimum of 60% marks in their full-time undergraduate or postgraduate degree program to be eligible for this program.

IIM Ranchi IPM Eligibility Criteria 2022

  • The IPMAT Eligibility Criteria to get admission in the IPM program offered by the IIM Ranchi is that the candidate should have passed their class 10th and 12th with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA in any relevant discipline. 
  • And for the reserved category candidates, the qualifying percentage is 55% in classes 10th and 12th.
  • The candidates should have to obtain a good percentile in the SAT / IPMAT 2022 to be eligible to apply for this program.
  • There is no age limit for the IPM Program offered by the IIM Ranchi. Any candidate from any age group can apply for this program.
  • The Indian Nationals and PIO / OCI Card Holders can also apply for the flagship program offered by the IIM Ranchi.

IIM Ranchi Executive MBA Eligibility Criteria 2022

To apply for this executive MBA program offered by the IIM Ranchi, candidates need to fulfill the following eligibility aspects mentioned below: -

The main and basic eligibility criteria that the candidates have to fulfill is that the candidate must have a bachelor’s degree or any equivalent professional degree like CA / CS / ICWA from a recognized university/institution.

The candidates applying for this program should also be well experienced and should have five years of full-time work experience.

Read more: Short tricks to prepare for the IPMAT exam from class 11

IIM Ranchi Certificate Program Eligibility Criteria 2022

Eligibility criteria for CPGM (Certificate Program in General Management) 

  • The basic eligibility criteria for this certificate program is that the candidates have to complete their graduation in any discipline and should have to score at least 50% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • The candidates applying for this program should also be well experienced and should have a minimum of two years of work experience.

Eligibility criteria for CPBABI (Certificate Programme in Business Analytics)

  • The basic eligibility criteria for this program is that the candidates have to complete their graduation or post-graduation in Technology / Engineering / Architecture OR Science with Statistics / Physics / Computer Science / Mathematics / Operations Research / Engineering Physics / Information Technology / Information Science OR Computer Application. And the candidates have to obtain a minimum of 50% marks in their full-time undergraduate or postgraduate degree program to be eligible for this program.
  • The eligibility criteria for this certificate program are that the candidates have to complete their graduation or post-graduation in any discipline and should have to score at least 50% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • The candidates applying for this program should also be well experienced and should have a minimum of two years of work experience in analytics.

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IIM Ranchi Ph.D. and Executive Ph.D. Eligibility Criteria 2022

The Candidate must hold a Post graduation degree or PG Diploma or its equivalent in any discipline with 60% and above aggregate marks to be eligible to apply for this Ph.D. program offered by the IIM Ranchi. 

(OR)

The candidates have done B.E. or B. Tech or any other 4 years degree program and have obtained a CGPA of 6.5 out of 10.

(OR)

The candidates holding a professional qualification like CA / ICWA / CS with either B.Com or any other degree with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks are eligible to apply for this program.

The maximum age to apply for this program is 55 years. Any candidate with age less than 55 years can apply for this Ph.D. program offered by the IIM Ranchi.

The candidates in their final year examination may also apply. However, their admission will be provisional.

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IIM Ranchi Post Doctoral Fellowship Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must have a good academic record and demonstrate potential for carrying out research activities.
  • Candidates holding a Ph.D. or who have submitted their thesis for a Ph.D. degree are eligible to apply.
  • The age limit is a maximum of 40 years (5 years for women, and the reserved category is relaxed).

IIM Ranchi MBA Admission 2022

  • The MBA program offered at the IIM Ranchi is a 2 - year full residential program. This program is also considered the flagship of the IIM Ranchi institute. 
  • Currently, the seat intake at the IIM Ranchi for the MBA program is about 185. This flagship program is divided into three trimesters.
  • Admission to the Post Graduate Programme of IIM Ranchi (leading to the MBA degree) will be based on the performance of candidates in CAT 2022, Personal Interview round(PI), and their profile. The Personal Interview process will be common for all the IIMs participating in CAP 2022 process.

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After the completion of the Personal Interview process, admission offers for IIM Ranchi will be made based on a Consolidated Merit List (CML), which will be prepared on the basis of the following components, and their corresponding weights are as follows:

Components Weightage
CAT Score 40%
Personal Interview Score 30%
Profile 30%
Total 100%

40% weightage will be assigned to the CAT score for only candidates eligible for the personal interview round.

  • The weightage assigned for the Personal Interview (PI) score is 30%.
  • The profile scoring methodology for IIM Ranchi has been divided into 4 parts, i.e., Academic profile 13 marks, work experience 7 marks, Academic diversity 5 marks, and Gender Diversity 5 marks.

IIM Ranchi MBA - HR Admission 2022

  • IIM Ranchi offers an MBA program in the field of Human Resources (MBA - HR). 
  • This MBA program in Human Resources (MBA - HR) is a full-time residential program of 2 years.
  • The IIM Ranchi offers a unique MBA program in the field of Human resources, and this program has been acknowledged by Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
  • Admission to this postgraduate program offered by the IIM Ranchi depends on the marks obtained and the performance in the CAT (Common Admission Test) entrance examination.
  • The shortlisting of the candidates for admission in the MBA - HR program is done on the basis of the CAT Performance, Work Experience, and Bachelor’s Degree. 
  • After the candidates' shortlisting is done, the candidates have to appear for the Personal Interview (PI) round for the final selection process.

After the completion of the Personal Interview process, admission offers for IIM Ranchi will be made based on a Consolidated Merit List (CML), which will be prepared on the basis of the following components, and their corresponding weights are as follows:

Components Weightage
CAT Score 40%
Personal Interview Score 30%
Profile 30%
Total 100%

IIM Ranchi MBA - BA Admission 2022

  • IIM Ranchi offers an MBA program in the field of Business Analytics.
  • This MBA program in the field of business analytics is a 2 - years full - time residential program.
  • The MBA program in business analytics (MBA - BA) is spread across 6 terms. These 6 terms are divided into 3 terms each year. 
  • The minimum credits required in the course are 109.5 credits, and the maximum credits are 118.5 credits (including the Summer Internship Project).
  • Admission to this postgraduate program offered by the IIM Ranchi depends on the marks obtained and the performance in the CAT (Common Admission Test) entrance examination.
  • The shortlisting of the candidates for admission in the MBA - BA program is done on the basis of the CAT Performance, Work Experience, and Bachelor’s Degree. 
  • After the candidates' shortlisting is done, the candidates have to appear for the Personal Interview (PI) round for the final selection process.

After the completion of the Personal Interview process, admission offers for IIM Ranchi will be made based on a Consolidated Merit List (CML), which will be prepared on the basis of the following components, and their corresponding weights are as follows: -

Components Weightage
CAT Score 50%
Personal Interview Score 20%
Profile 30%
Total 100%

IIM Ranchi IPM Admission 2022

  • The Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test (IPMAT) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore). This exam is an entrance exam for the students to get admission to the 5-year Integrated Program in Management (IPM) at the Indian Institute of Management Ranchi (IIM Ranchi).
  • This examination is a National level examination, i.e., any student from any corner of India is eligible to give this Aptitude Test for admission in the 5-year Integrated Program of Management.
  • The Integrated Program in Management Aptitude Test (IPMAT) comprises 2 stages i.e., Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI).
  • The students will be awarded the MBA + BBA degree.
  • The candidates will be short-listed on the basis of their performance in the IPMAT or SAT entrance examination.
  • The SAT entrance examination is conducted by the college board itself, whereas the IPMAT is conducted by the IIM Indore.
  • The shortlisted candidates have to appear for the final selection test, followed by a written ability test (WAT) and a personal interview round. 
  • This written ability test and personal interview were conducted physically at IIM Bangalore, IIM Chennai, IIM Delhi, IIM Kolkata, IIM Mumbai, and IIM Ranchi.
  • But from 2020, due to the pandemic Written Ability test (WAT) has been removed from the admission process. Now, the candidate has to give only a personal interview in online mode.

After the completion of the Personal Interview process, admission offers for IIM Ranchi will be made based on a Consolidated Merit List (CML), which will be prepared on the basis of the following components, and their corresponding weights are as follows: -

Components Weightage
IPMAT / SAT score 40%
Personal Interview Score 30%
Academic Profile 30%
Gender Diversity (Bonus) 5%

IIM Ranchi Executive MBA Admission 2022

  • This Executive MBA program offered by the IIM Ranchi is for working executives and professionals.
  • The working executives and professionals will get an online module of the classes, and they only have to attend the classes on weekends.
  •  A candidate with a 5-year full-time work / professional/entrepreneurial experience is mandatory for Admission to the executive MBA at IIM Ranchi.
  • The shortlisting of the candidates will be done by the IIM Ranchi itself on the basis of the executive interview.

IIM Ranchi Certificate Program Admission 2022

Admission process for CPGM (Certificate Program in General Management)

  • The admission process for this certificate program depends on the candidate’s profile scores.
  • The profile score is given on the basis of the candidate’s application form, soft copy of the self-attested photocopies of academic qualification and experience certificates, and Statement of purpose.

Admission process for CPBABI (Certificate Program in Business Analytics)

  • The candidates are selected based on the Profile Scoring as assigned by the institute using the details provided by the candidates. 
  • Only eligibility isn’t enough for admission to the program.

IIM Ranchi Ph.D. and Executive Ph.D. Admission 2022

Ph.D.:

The admission process is done on the basis of the following parameters that are mentioned below: 

  • The first and foremost step for admission in the Ph.D. program the IIM Ranchi offers is the score obtained in the entrance exams like CAT / GRE / GMAT / GATE / NET or JRF. 
  • The candidate must have cleared the entrance examination within 2 years of admission. If the candidate has passed the entrance exam in 2019 and is applying for admission in 2022, his entrance exam score will be considered. 
  • Further, the candidate would be shortlisted for the seminars and interviews after post-academic and professional background checks.

Also, there is a benefit and a direct entry for those candidates who are:

  • PGDM holders form IIMs
  • PGD HRM degree with 6.5 CGPA

Exec-Ph.D:

The admission process is done on the basis of the following parameters that are mentioned below: 

  • The first and foremost step for admission in the Ph.D. program the IIM Ranchi offers is the score obtained in the entrance exams like CAT / GRE / GMAT / GATE / NET or JRF. 
  • The candidates applying for this program have to clear the entrances that must not have been taken more than 2 years ago for CAT / GATE / NET and JRF. Whereas beyond 5 years for GMAT and GRE. if you have taken more time, then the score of the entrances will not be valid for admission.
  • Further, the candidates will be shortlisted for a personal interview after an academic and professional background check.

The following category of candidates will be exempted from giving entrance test scores:

  • Candidates completed PGP from IIMs or accredited institutions with a CGPA of 6.5 out of 10.
  • OR
  • Government employees with a minimum of 10 years of administrative experience.
  • OR
  • Corporate executives / Consultants / NGO professionals with a minimum of 10 years of managerial experience.
  • OR
  • Management professors with the last qualification from a reputed institution and a minimum of 3 years of postgraduate level teaching experience.

IIM Ranchi Post Doctoral Fellowship Admission 2022

The shortlisting and selection of the candidates is made by keeping in mind the following criteria which are mentioned below: -

  • Research activity interest / previous publications /area of research
  • A ph.D. thesis exemplary in nature which could be considered scholarly work, can be a major influencer for selection.
  • The final process would include a presentation of the research work and an interview.

IIM Ranchi Accepted Entrance Exams 2022

Admission to all the courses offered by IIM Ranchi is based on merit in the last qualifying exam. Check out the list of courses and the exams accepted by them in the below table:

IIM Ranchi Application Process 2022  

The candidates who want to be admitted to the MBA programs the IIM Ranchi offer must visit the website. The MBA admission takes place through the CAT examination only. For more details regarding CAT examination, just click on the below-mentioned LINK.

For other programs, you have to follow the below-mentioned steps:

IPMAT 2022 Application Form will be available on the official website from the 1st of May 2022 to the 25th of May 2022. Students are motivated to collect their documents before starting with the registration process. The steps to be followed to fill the form are as follows:

Registration

  • Visit the official website of the IIM Ranchi, i.e., iimranchi.ac.in.
  • Click on the ‘Programme’ tab.
  • After clicking the ‘Programme’ tab, a drop-down menu will be displayed.
  • Then click on ‘Executive / Academic Programmes’ as per preference.
  • Then, Click on the desired course tab.
  • Then, after choosing the desired course, click on the admission tab of the course for which the candidate is interested in seeking admission.
  • The final step for the registration is to read all the details about the course and then Click on the ‘Apply’ button. 

Fill the Personal Details in the Application Form

  • If, in any case, there is any correction in the application form after the final submission. It should be reported to the authorities as soon as possible.
  • You can make changes before the final submission of the application form.
  • Ensure that you save every module while filling in the details.
  • Students require filling in their Personal, Educational, and Parental details to proceed further in the application process.
  • Sign in again using your registration ID and Password, which you have received in the first step of registration.

Upload Your Required Documents

The following documents to be uploaded at the time of the registration are as follows: -

  • Scanned passport size photo in the format prescribed by the IIM Ranchi
  • Scanned photo of signature in the format prescribed by the IIM Ranchi
  • Address proof copy
  • Qualifying exam certificate
  • Also, upload a work experience certificate as per the course requirements (if applicable).

Payment of Application Fees

Students can only pay the application fee in online mode.

They can pay through online modes like net banking, debit cards, UPI, etc.

After paying the fee, the student should keep the pay-in slip with them for future references

Prerequisites for IIM Ranchi Application Form

Students are required to collect the following documents before the IIM Ranchi Registration to guarantee exact and correct information. If there is any mistake between the real data and the registered data, students can report to the authorities about the mistake.

The documents required to fill the IIM Ranchi application form are as follows: -

  • A valid phone number
  • A valid Email Id from these domains - Gmail.com, Hotmail.com, Rediffmail.com, Yahoo.com.
  • Scanned passport size Photograph in the format prescribed by the IIM Ranchi.
  • Scanned picture Signature in the format prescribed by the IIM Ranchi.
  • Class 10 mark sheet and certificate
  • Class 12 mark sheet and certificate
  • Caste Certificate ( IF applicable)
  • A valid ID proof i.e., Pan Card, Voter ID card, Adhar card, and Driving license

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IIM Ranchi Application Fee

The table below shows the application fees of all the courses offered by IIM Ranchi:

Courses Application Fee (General)
MBA via. CAT Rs. 2,300/-
MBA - HR via. CAT Rs. 2,300/-
IPM Rs. 2,000/-
MBA - BA via. CAT Rs. 2,300/-
Executive MBA Rs. 2,000/- (Including GST)

Details Asked in IIM Ranchi Application Process

IIM Ranchi Registration Details Asked

Given below are the details to be entered during the online registration process for the IIM Ranchi courses:

Candidate’s Name Mention your full name as mentioned on your Class X certificate
Date of Birth Mention your date of birth in the format DD / MM / YYYY as mentioned in your Class X Certificate
Gender Mention Male / Female / Transgender
Mobile Number Enter the Correct and Valid mobile number (10 digits)
Candidate’s Address Mention complete address
Nationality Choose the correct Nationality, i.e., Indian Nationals
Pin code Mention the six digits Pin code of your area.
State Enter your state name
District Mention your district (if any)
Town / City Enter the name of your town/city with correct spellings
Language Known Mention the languages you know how to speak, how to write, and how to read.
Category Mention your category correctly, i.e., General, OBC, SC, ST.

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Personal Details Asked

Given below are the personal details asked at the time of filling the IIM Ranchi Application Form: -

Details Asked To Be Filled
Name Enter Name in Bold Letters
Gender Choose gender among Male, Female, or Transgender from a drop-down list
Category Choose your Category from the drop-down list
Academic Details Enter your qualification as asked from lower to higher
Correspondence Details Fill in the communication details which include address and phone number
Uploading Documents Upload all the required documents in JPEG or JPG. Format
Payment of the Form Online Payment has to be done with net Banking only.

IIM Ranchi Seat Reservation

IIM Ranchi reserves seats for students of different categories per the government's reservation policy. The table below mentions the reservation policy for IIM Ranchi students:

Category Reservation (in %)
Other Backward Non-Creamy layers (NC - OBC) 27%
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5%
Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) up to 10%
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwD) 5%

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