Common Admission Process (CAP) 2021: MBA Admissions in IIMs

Updated as on Jan 20, 2021 . What is CAP ? Common Admission process or CAP is the final selection round for MBA admissions 2021 in new IIMs and Baby IIMs which may include Writing Ability Test (WAT) & Personal Interview (PI) round, as per the respective institute's admission policies. CAP registration closing soon.

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CAP 2021: CAP 2021 is being conducted in the month of February-March 2021 by one of the new IIMs. Last year it was conducted by IIM Ranchi. The selection process shall consist of 2 phase - Writing Ability Test (WAT) & Personal Interview (PI).  IIM Ranchi, which was coordinating the Common Admission Process 2020. There is no need to separately appear in PI and WAT for each of the participating IIMs (New and baby IIMs) as the scores of CAP 2021 are applicable for all the participating IIMs.


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CAP 2021 Participating IIMs : Out of total 13 new and baby IIMs, 9 IIMs are participating in new IIM Admission process. Out of the six new IIMs, five IIMs namely IIM Kashipur, Raipur, Ranchi, Tricxhy and Udaipur are participating. Out of the 7 Baby IIMs, IIM Bodh Gaya, IIM Jammu, Sambalpur, Sirmaur are participating in CAP 2021.



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Importants dates:

last date for CAP 2021 registratio
Jan 21, 2021
Intimation regarding
Jan 23, 2021
Personal Interview Phase I
Feb 15-20, 2021
Personal Interview Phase II
Feb 22-27, 2021
Personal Interview Phase III
Mar 08-13, 2021


CAP 2020 Shortlist: The CAP participating IIMs had an intake of 2000+ seats last year for 9 IIMs. It is expected that the intake will increase this year and based on the increased number of seats , it is projected that 17,000+ candidates who appeared and qualified the sectional and overall cut offs based on the CAT 2020 results. Candidates can register now


Check fact:

IIMs in CAP 2021
Proposed Intake for 2021-23*
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IIM Bodhgaya
IIM Jammu
IIM Kashipur
IIM Raipur
IIM Ranchi
IIM Sambalpur
IIM Sirmaur
IIM Trichy
IIM Udaipur


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