IIM Sirmaur, an active member of AACSB, AIMA, CMEE, NHRD, Global Compact India Network, AIMS, Study in India and Confederation of Indian Industry, is the 19th IIM. The institute follows the footprints of its mentor institute, IIM Lucknow. The most opted course of IIM Sirmaur is MBA, for which it considers CAT score. Admission to the program is done through the CAP process which includes Personal interview. IIM Sirmaur also takes into account work experience, past acdemic record and diversity factor for final selection.

Besides MBA, the institute also offers MBA in Tourism & Hospitality Management (T&HM) and Ph.D. course. The selection process for MBA (T&HM) is somewhat similar to MBA program. However, IIM Sirmaur conducts an Admission Test for those who do not possess valid CAT score. Whereas, admission to Ph.D. is based on CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/JRF (NET) score, area-specific test and/or interview performance. Know more about IIM Sirmaur Course and Fees

IIM Sirmaur Quick Facts

  • IIM Sirmaur is mentored by IIM Lucknow and it holds the distinction of being led by Professor Neelu Rohmetra, first-ever women Director of an IIM. 
  • The faculty at IIM Sirmaur consist of professors and teachers from top-notch institutions with tremendous knowledge in their respective fields. Check IIM Sirmaur Faculty Details
  • IIM Sirmaur has started the placements for 2020-21 year. More than 24 recruiters have participated in the placement drive, offering the highst packge of INR 26 LPA till date. Check IIM Sirmaur Placement.
  • The fee for the entire MBA course is INR 11.75 LPA for two years. The fee structure is quite affordable compared to few other IIMS.
  • Many clubs like Consulting, Art, IT & Analytics, Operations & Supply Chain Management, Finance, Human Resources and Marketing are run by the students of IIM Visakhapatnam giving plethora of opportunities for excelling in extra curricular activities. Check IIM Sirmaur Reviews given by students.

IIM Sirmaur MBA Programme

IIM Sirmaur’s MBA programme is one of the most sought after courses in the institution. Admission to IIM Sirmaur is based on the marks obtained in the CAT examination. Further selection is based on CAP procedure conducted by the respective allotted IIM. The average placement package ranges approximately around INR 11.28 LPA and the highest packages range to INR 26 LPA and more. The course is designed keeping in view the growing needs for industry exposure along with strong theoretical knowledge.

IIM Sirmaur was established as a prestigious Institute for PG Studies & Research in Management on 4 Sept, 2015. With a case study based course design, IIM Sirmaur offers a practical working experience to all the candidates on board. Apart from MBA & Ph.D, IIM Sirmaur also offers MBA (Tourism and Hospitality Management). Know more about IIM Sirmaur Selection Criteria.

IIM Sirmaur Cutoffs

IIM Sirmaur has released the sections and overall CAT Cutoff. The table below shows the same:

Category Quantitative AptitudeQA (QA) Percentile ( >= ) Data InteDILRrpretation and Logical Reasoning (DI & LR) Percentile (>=) Verbal & Reading ComprehenVARCsion (VRC) Percentile (>=) Total (OveraOVERALLll)
General  70 70 70 93
EWS 50 50 50 74
NC-OBC 50 50 50 74
SC 35 35 35 54
ST 27 27 27 40
DAP 27 27 27 40

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IIM Sirmaur Courses

Course Name Eligibility And Selection Criteria Fees

Eligibilit: Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks(45% for the reserved category students)

Selection Criteria: CAT score followed by PI 

INR 11.75 L
MBA (Tourism & Hospitality Management) 

Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3 pattern)/B.Tech in any discipline with at least 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ST/PH)

Selection Criteria: CAT/GMAT scores

INR 11.7 L

Eligibility: Master’s degree or Post Graduate Diploma (2 years) in any discipline with a minimum of 60% marks in Bachelors as well as Master’s degree OR a Professional qualification such as CA, Cs with at least 50% marks OR a 4 years Bachelor’s degree with at least 6.5 CGPA or equivalent.

Selection Criteria: Valid GMAT/GRE/CAT/JRF(NET)/GATE score


IIM Sirmaur Batch 2020-Class Profile

IIM Sirmaur made new records in terms of Academic Background in the present batch of 2018-20. Form a total of 98 students, 52% of the Batch is having work experience ranging from 1 to more than 36 months. The average work experience of the batch is 26 months. Out of the total seats, 6% and 3% of students belonged to Commerce and Science backgrounds while Engineering graduates hit 85% of the total occupancy in the program. 

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Working Domains Total no. of students enrolled
IT 60%
Manufacturing 10%
Consulting 6%
Marketing 4%
Construction 4%
Healthcare 2%
Others 14%

For MBA batch 2018, academic background of the students is illustrated in the table below: 

Academic Background Percentage of students enrolled
B.com 6%
Science 3%
Engineering 85%
Others 6%

IIM Sirmaur Placement

Placement for academic year 2020-21 have been kickstarted at IIM Sirmaur. 24+ recruiters participated from different sectors like IT/Consulting/Research/Analytics, Finance, and Sales & Management. The highest CT recorded till now is INR 26 LPA, same as that of last year. Some of the top recruiters inlcuded TechMahindra, E&Y, BrowserStack, Aditya Birla Capital, WhiteHat Junior, ZS Associates, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, REC, etc.

IIM Sirmaur Placement 2020

  • 75+ companies visited the campus to offer placement to 94 candidates.
  • The highest package stood at INR 26 LPA while the average CTC stood at INR 11.28 LPA.
  • The institute witnessed 16.67% increase in the median CTC
  • MBA 2020 batch received 4 International offers.
  • 3 students received the pre placement offers from reputed companies. 
  • The prominent recruiters were Byju’s, MindTree, ZS Associates, Tech Mahindra, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Lenskart, EY and many more.

The sector-wise percentage of offers made to IIM Sirmaur MBA students is shown in the graph below:

Placement Graph

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IIM Sirmaur Scholarships

IIM Sirmaur extends financial aid to students in need of financial assistance. Students with annual household income below INR 6,00,000 are eligible to avail the benefit. 

Name of Scholarship Description
Ministry of Tribal Affairs Scholarship (ST) For the National Scholarship for Higher Education for Scheduled Tribe students of MBA first year and covers tuition expenses in full.
Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Scholarship (SC) For the National Scholarship for Higher Education of Scheduled caste students from Meritorious SC students of MBA first year and covers tuition expenses in full.
Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Department of Persons with Disabilities (PwD) A person having 40% disability and having a disability certificate issued by any competent medical authority. The scholarship amount is INR 2, 55,000 per year.
Merit Cum Means Scholarship For Professional and Technical Courses CS For students who have secured not less than 50% mark in the previous final examination and the annual income of whose parents does not exceed INR 2.50 lakh.

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IIM Sirmaur Faculty

IIM Sirmaur has a well accomplished and highly qualified faculty. They immensely help the students in networking and building strong relationships. Coming from IIMs and IITs, they have impressive academic and research credentials.The faculty consist of several positions such as assistant professor, associate professor and professor.

The faculty at IIM Sirmaur aims at imparting quality education in all disciplines. The main focus is on providing proper practical knowledge along with theoretical portions. IIM Sirmaur Faculty at various position are as follow:

  • Visiting faculty: 45
  • Regular faculty: 17
  • Assistant professor: 16

IIM Sirmaur FAQs

Ques. How is gender diversity of IIM Sirmaur?

Ans. MBA batch of 2020-2022 has gender diversity of 19% female students. For MBA Tourism & Hospitality Management students, the gender ratio female:male is 1:5. 

Ques. What is the cut off for IIM Sirmaur?

Ans. The overall cut off CAT 2020 for MBA 2021 batch is 93 percentile for general category, 74 for OBC, 54 for SC and 40 for ST/PWD. The sectional cut off for the same is 70 for Gen, 50 for OBC, 35 for SC and 27 for ST/PWD.

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Ques. What is the Offer acceptance fee at IIM Sirmaur?

Ans. MBA selected students need to pay INR 50000 through online transactions within the given date and time. It is compulsory to offer acceptance to reserve the candidature. This amount will be adjusted later along with term fee at the registration process.

Ques. How are placements at IIM Sirmaur?

Ans. The major details of IIM Sirmaur 2020 placement are:

  • Highest CTC: 26 LPA
  • Average CTC: 11.28 LPA
  • International offers: 4
  • PPO: 3
  • Number of companies participated : More than 75

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Ques. What is International students' admission process at IIM Sirmaur?

Ans. IIM Sirmaur conducts a separate admission process for international students. Such candidates must have a minimum 50% in Bachelor’s or equivalent degree after 12 years of schooling. It is mandatory to have a valid GMAT or GRE score (Valid for 5 years) and not a citizen of India. The selection process includes PI through remote video conferencing. Final selection list is computed based on:

  • GMAT/GRE merit
  • PI performance
  • Academic performance
  • Work experience
  • Co-curricular achievements