IIM Sambalpur: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

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IIM Sambalpur Overview

IIM Sambalpur is a public management school located in Sambalpur, Odisha. The college was established in 2015 by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India. It is an institute of national importance and is currently functional from its temporary campus at Jyoti Vihar, Burla – the education hub. IIM Sambalpur ranked 66th in NIRF 2022 Overall Category Ranking. The institute offers courses in management, and the admissions are based on CAT/GRE/GMAT/IIMSAT. 

IIM Sambalpur latest update

  • January 24, 2023: IIM Sambalpur Executive MBA Admission 2023-25 Open. Apply till March 03.

Indian Institute of Management Sambalpur is set to have a permanent campus spread across 200 acres. It is fully equipped with classrooms, an auditorium and hostel facilities. The campus is surrounded by many big industries like MCL, HINDALCO, Vedanta, TATA, NTPC, and L&T, which provide opportunities for real-life experiential learning for students. IIM Sambalpur placements are 100%, and the highest package is 30LPA.

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IIM Sambalpur Quick Insights

Indian Institute of Management Sambalpur-related information on courses and their programme levels offered, approvals, type of institute, and infrastructure is given below.

Indian Institute of Management Sambalpur  
Year of Establishment 2015
Type of University Public
Accreditation EQUIS
Courses Offered Postgraduate, Doctorate
Campus Area 200 acres 
Infrastructural Facilities Amphitheater, Seminar Hall, Recreation room, Gym, Classrooms
Location Sambalpur, Odisha

IIM Sambalpur Admission Dates 2023

IIM Sambalpus MBA admission for 2023 will be based on CAT 2022 scores. Below given are the actual admission dates for 2022.



Last Date to Register for CAT 2022

September 21, 2022 

CAT Admit Card Release

October 27, 2022

CAT Exam 2022

November 27, 2022

CAT 2022 Result Declaration

First Week of January 2023

IIM Sambalpur Ranking

IIM Sambalpur is a third generation IIM and has many accomplishments to its name. In 2022 it was ranked 66th by NIRF Ranking 2022 among the top management schools in the country. Some other rankings of IIM Sambalpur include

  • IIM Sambalpur was ranked as the 2nd best management institute in Odisha in 2022.
  • IIM Sambalpur was ranked 61st in the management category NIRF Ranking 2021.
  • IIM Sambalpur was ranked 76th in the overall NIRF Ranking 2021.

IIM Sambalpur Courses

IIM Sambalpur offers courses in the field of management. Currently, it offers postgraduate and doctorate courses. These are

Course Duration Selection Criteria
MBA 2 years CAT/GMAT/GRE score + Application Rating Score for AWT and PI
PGPex 2 years  IIMSAT/ CAT/ GRE score +3 years work experience
PhD 3-5years CAT/ GRE/ GATE / JRF-UGC/ CSIR NET score+ PI
MDP 2 days-6 months -

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IIM Sambalpur Fee Details

Course Total Tuition Fee
PhD INR 5.50 LPA

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IIM Sambalpur Departments

IIM Sambalpur provides a variety of management degree programs, the duration of the courses ranges from 1year to 3year programs. The departments at the Indian Institute of Management Sambalpur are mentioned below

Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management Finance & Accounting Management  Production & Operation Management
Economics Policy Strategic Management Information System Management

IIM Sambalpur Admission

IIM Sambalpur offers admission to management courses such as MBA, EMBA, PGPex, and PhD. The entries are based on the scores of GMAT/ CAT/ GRE/ XAT/IIMSAT, work experience, and personal interviews. MBA or Post Graduate Programme (PGP) in management is a two-year full-time program. 

IIM Sambalpur Eligibility Criteria

IIM Sambalpur'sSambalpur's eligibility criteria for the postgraduate and doctoral courses are below.

MBA Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should hold a bachelor's degree or an equivalent qualification (10+2+3 system of formal education) in any discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or an equivalent percentage.
  • The candidate should have valid GMAT/ CAT/ GRE/ XMAT scores.

PhD. Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have a bachelor's degree obtained in a 10+2+3 pattern, followed by a master's degree or postgraduate diploma (2 years) in any discipline or integrated (Dual) degree from IITs/ IIMs/ other reputed universities, with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade point average in the bachelor as well as 60% in the master degree or
  • The candidate should have a professional qualification like CA, ICWA, or CS with a B. Com degree, with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade point average in the professional degree as well as in the B. Com degree or
  • The candidate should have a 4-year/ 8-semester bachelor degree (BE/ B.Tech/ B.Sc/ B.Arch) with at least 6.5 cumulative grade point average (CGPA) or equivalent percentage

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Why choose IIM Sambalpur?

IIM Sambalpur is in scenic land surrounded by Hirakud Dam and Debrigarh wildlife sanctuary. The Indian Institute of Management Sambalpur has various management-related courses and comes under the MHRD's National Institute of Importance. IIM Sambalpur has classrooms, hostels, an auditorium and a library. The permanent campus of IIM Sambalpur is to be established in an area of 200 acres with all the latest technology and facilities. 

IIM Sambalpur Academic Advantages

According to NIRF 2022, IIM Sambalpur's ranking was 66th in the overall category and is one of the best colleges for management studies in Odisha. It offers four offline courses and one online MDP course for executives. The Indian Institute of Management Sambalpur has international collaborations that enable students to partake in exchange programs globally. IIM Sambalpur'sSambalpur's Industry and Alumni committee organizes "Aikyam", a mentorship program between the illustrious alumni of IIM Sambalpur and the current PGP students. The institute has joined its hands with prestigious international B-Schools to assist students in learning by a different methodology and probably some different skill-sets giving them outreach and a different perspective to look at things around the world

IIM Sambalpur vs Other Top-B Schools

IIM Sambalpur is a third-generation IIm and has been performing well since its inception. The following table compares the performance of the Indian Institute of Management Sambalpur compared to other top-B schools in the country.

Institute NIRF Ranking (2022) Average Package Offered
IIM Sambalpur  66 INR 30LPA
IIM Nagpur 43 INR 15.21LPA
IIM Trichy 18 INR 34LPA
IIM Amritsar 55 INR 25LPA

IIM Sambalpur Cutoff

IIM Sambalpur sets admission cutoffs for various courses offered each academic year after the results of the acceptance examinations are released. The cutoff for 2022 is yet to be released. The expected CAT cutoff for the IIM Sambalpur is 92 percentile for UR category and 74 percentile for the EWS category. The entrance cut-off is high, and students must compete fiercely for acceptance into the courses. 

CAT Cutoff 2021 Data

Category Sectional Cutoff Overall Cutoff
General  70 93
OBC/EWS 50 74
SC 35 54
ST 27 40

Past 5 Years Data for CAT Cutoff 

Year Acceptance Cutoff Overall Cutoff Sectional Cutoff
2017 95 80 75
2018 95 90 80
2019 80 80 75
2020 93 90 80
2021 93 93 70

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IIM Sambalpur Result

IIM Sambalpur publishes its results on the IIM Sambalpur official website and students can see their 2021-22 results on the official website by logging in using their CAT registration number. Applicants to the institute's two-year MBA program must pass all stages of the selection procedure, including the qualifying CAT. The dates and notifications for the IIM Sambalpur results 2022 for various degrees are also listed on the institute's official portal. In a range of subjects, the institute offers PhD and MBA degrees. The results announced are determined by the institute's criteria.

IIM Sambalpur Infrastructure

IIM Sambalpur is currently functional from its temporary campus at Jyoti Vihar, Burla – the education hub. It is set to have its own campus spread across an area of 200 acres and equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. The facilities currently available include

  • Library
  • Auditorium
  • Hostels
  • Guest house
  • Mess

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IIM Sambalpur Placements

Indian Institute of Management Sambalpur offers campus placements. In 2022, the institute saw more than 100 companies visiting the campus offering 219 roles. The maximum salary offered at the domestic level was 30LPA, and the max salary offered at the international level was 41LPA. The average salary was 12.65LPA. Following are some of the top recruiters that visited the campus this year

Bajaj Allianz ZS Associates Deloitte
Ernst & Young Amul Vedanta
 DHL Supply Chain India Darashaw  ICICI Prudentia
Trident Tata Steel BSL  Larsen & Toubro

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IIM Sambalpur Scholarships

IIM Sambalpur offers a scholarship scheme known as Need-Based Financial Assistance (NBFA) is offered to financial aid to economically backward students. The NBFA amount of slabs are as follows

Scholarship Description
A scholarship of 100% on tuition fee Available for students with family income up to INR 1.50 lakh.
A scholarship of 75% on tuition fee Available for students with family income between INR 1.50 lakh to INR 3.00 lakh.
A scholarship of 50% on tuition fee Available for students with family income between INR 3.00 lakh to INR 4.5 lakh.

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IIM Sambalpur Collaborations

Indian Institute of Management Sambalpur has collaborated with various national and international institutions to enhance the learning process. These include

International Collaborations 

Country Partnering Institute
France ESC Renne, IDRAC, 
Denmark Copenhagen Business School
Morocco HEM Business School
Bulgaria Varna University of Management
Switzerland Rushford Business School
USA American Business School
South Korea Woosong University
Belgium Antwerp Management School
Greece Alba Graduate Business School
Taiwan  CTBC Business School
Germany Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

National Collaborations

  • India SME Forum
  • Ministry of MSME
  • Vedanta Ltd
  • The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)

IIM Sambalpur Faculty

IIM Sambalpur has excellent and dynamic teachers as a part of its faculty, The current strength of professors at Indian Institute of Management Sambalpur is 17 and all of them are PhD. holders, They are actively involved in research areas related to financial markets, market micro-structure, corporate finance, risk management, banking and asset pricing amongst others. The faculty at IIM Sambalpur is aimed at preparing the business leaders of tomorrow. 

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IIM Sambalpur Highlights

Institution Type Public
Total Faculty 12
Year of Establishment 2015
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Campus Area 200 acres

IIM Sambalpur Rankings

Publisher Ranking Criteria
66 MBA

Exams Accepted by IIM Sambalpur


Exam Date: Nov 26, 2023


Exam Date: Feb 21, 2023



Exam Date: Feb 04, 2023

Result Date: Mar 16, 2023


What are the courses offered at IIM Sambalpur?

MBA, PGPEM, EPGP, PhD, MDP(online) are offered at IIM Sambalpur.

What are the exams accepted at IIM Sambalpur?

The accepted exams include CAT/GMAR/GATE/IIMSAT/CAP .

How are the placements at IIM Sambalpur?

IIM Sambalpur offers excellent placements. In 2022, the highest package offered was 30LPA and the average package was 12.64LPA. Some top recruiters icnlude EY, Deloitte, TATA industry, Amul amongst others.

What is the fee for MBA at IIM Samabalpur?

The fee for PGP/MBA program is 10lakhs.

What is the CAT score accepted at IIM Sambalpur?

The qualifying percentile required is 94 percentile.

What is the intake for 2022-2023 at IIM Sambalpur?

There are 210 seats for this academic year.

IIM Sambalpur Reviews

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Mbasytias | Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2022

Reviewed on Apr 06, 2021

  • 4.3
  • Placements & Internships 4
  • Fees and Scholarship 4
  • Academics & Faculty 4.5
  • College Infrastructure 4.5
  • Clubs & Associations 5
Placements & Internships
  • We have a summer internship, and it is similar to having a full-time job. I work as an intern at GetMyUni (GMU) as content marketing that I got with the placement committee's help in my college.
  • IIM Sambalpur provides internships at Bajaj, TCS, Leverage Edu, Inker Robotix, etc.
Fees and Scholarship
  • About INR 13,00,000 is the course fee per year at Indian Institute of Management, [IIM] Sambalpur.
  • The students can apply for loans from the home branch or college branch.

Mbaaditia | Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2022

Reviewed on Apr 06, 2021

  • 4.5
  • Placements & Internships 4.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 4.5
  • Academics & Faculty 4.5
  • College Infrastructure 4.5
  • Clubs & Associations 4.5
Placements & Internships
  • I am currently doing an internship with Getmyuni, and a stipend offered is INR 6,000 per month. Some of the companies that hire from IIM, Sambalpur are Bajaj Allianz, Aditya Birla Capital, Deloitte India, KPMG, Ernst & Young, Amul, Vedanta, SBI Life, Tata Steel BSL, HDFC Bank, IBM, Ramco Systems, Tech Mahindra, Mindtree, Motilal Oswal, JustDial, etc.
  • Key roles that have been offered in IIM Sambalpur is sales, marketing, consulting and general management.
  • In 2020 IIM, Sambalpur recorded 100% placement, with an average annual CTC of INR 10,86,000, where the highest was registered as a yearly CTC of INR 18,92,000.
    IIM Sambalpur has a dedicated committee to build an alumni network called IARC (Industry and Alumni committee).
  • To enhance the alumni networks, IARC has come with a platform called Almaconnect, which connects alumni and students on a common platform to increase the network.

Narendra | Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2017

Reviewed on Jan 01, 1970

  • 3.5
  • Academics & Faculty 3.5
Academics & Faculty
  • The college timing is from 9:00 A.M to 3:00 P.M.
  • One project is given for each subject every semester.
  • We have skill development courses too.
  • The quality of teaching is good and case study based discussions between teachers and students is also conducted.
  • My overall experience in the college is good.
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