IIM Jammu Admission 2022: Check Eligibility, Cut off, Fee, Placements; Seats Increase to 240

MBAUniverse.com News Desk |
September 3, 2021
IIM Jammu MBA admission criteria 2022 is likely to remain same as that of last year. Seats for MBA 2022-24 batch are 240. The final selection is based on CAT 2021 score, PI-WAT score in CAP 2022, academics and work experience. IIM Jammu has consistent 100% Placement record from highly reputed recruiters. Mentored by IIM Lucknow, IIM Jammu is expected to have CAT cut off at 90 percentile in shortlisting and weightage of 40% to CAT score in final selection
IIM Jammu Admission 2022

IIM Jammu has increased its intake for MBA 2022-24 batch to 240 students as more candidates showing interest to take admission in this new IIM. Although IIM Jammu is yet to announce its  admission policy 2022, not much change is expected from the last year IIM Jammu admission criteria. 

The testimony that MBA at IIM Jammu has become a hot pursuit by the MBA aspirants is its last year final result which had 700 candidates placed in waitlist.

IIM Jammu MBA Admission 2022: Important Dates
All the candidates who register and apply for CAT 2021 and opt for admission in IIM Jammu in the application form, and score the required cut off percentile, will be considered for next stage of IIM Jammu Admission process.  Important dates related to admission activities 2022 at IIM Jammu are as below:

IIM Jammu Admission Activity
Likely Important dates
Admission 2022 Application Starts
August 5, 2021 (10 AM)
Apply for CAT 2021- tick on the IIM Jammu MBA programme, choose preferred interview cities in the application form. No extra application fees to be paid.
Last date to Apply
September 15, 2021 (5PM)
The last date to apply for CAT 2021
Take CAT 2021 Exam
November 28, 2021
At 155+ test cities
Shortlist Announcement for PI-WAT
February, 2022
For the Common Admission Process (CAP) 2022
Final selection (PI-WAT) round start date
February 2022
CAP 2022 is common for 9 new & baby IIMs and Will continue till March 2022
Submission of Confirmation of Interest online
March 2022
After CAP round 2022 is over
Final Admission Offer
April 2022
After receiving admission offer, confirm acceptance
 Session Commencement
July 2022
Selected Candidates to register online and pay acceptance fee before orientation

IIM Jammu to Award MBA instead of PGDM
Instead of awarding diploma, IIM Jammu now awards MBA degree to the students of its 2 year flagship Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) and has changed the programme name to Master of Business Administration (MBA). The two-year, full-time, residential programme is designed to equip students to take on leadership roles in an increasingly complex and dynamic global scenario. Each year consists of three trimesters, with 8 weeks of summer internship.

Mentored by IIM Lucknow, IIM Jammu participates in Common Admission Process (CAP) conducted for 9 new IIMs for final selection of candidates. 

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Intake Increased to 240 Students
IIM Jammu has increased MBA 2022-24 batch seats to 240. In the first year of its launch, for the 2016-18 batch, IIM Jammu had only 47 students. The number has increased for each subsequent batch.

MBA batch
Number of Students

Programs Offered by IIM Jammu
IIM Jammu offers following important management programmes:

  • 2 years full time Master of Business Administration offering MBA degree
  • 5 Years Integrated Programme in Management (IPM) offering BBA+MBA degree
  • 2 Years Executive MBA (EMBA) for working professionals in blended mode
  • Doctoral (PhD) Programme in Management
  • Short term faculty Development Programmes and Management Development Programmes

IIM Jammu Fees: Rs.14.82 Lakhs

  • IIM Jammu Fee for MBA programme payable by students is Rs.14,82,000
  • It is the total IIM Jammu fee which covers the expenses towards Tuition, Library, Internet, Case Permission Royalty, Course Material, Hostel Room Rent, Medical Insurance, Personal Accident Insurance and Alumni Activity.
  • Caution Deposit (Refundable) of Rs.20,000 has to be paid at the time of admission (in addition to Fees and Expenses mentioned).
  • Mess Charges are to be paid as per actuals

IIM Jammu Placements
IIM Jammu final Placement 2021 concluded with an average salary of Rs.10.34 LPA and highest salary of Rs.32 LPA. There were 121 recruiters making offers to 89 students in IIM Jammu Placements 2021

More offers per student with lucrative roles and profiles were recorded at IIM Jammu Placements for its 4th batch. Top Recruiters like Deloitte, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, HCL, TATA Power, Tech Mahindra, ICICI Bank, and in addition new recruiters like ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India Limited, CEAT, Kotak Mahindra Bank, and Vedanta among others were included in IIM Jammu placements 2021. Read More

IIM Jammu Srinagar Campus: Permanent Off Campus
IIM Jammu is constructing its Srinagar Campus with an investment of Rs 55 crore to train people with the programs on the local horticulture, agriculture and processing industries. Besides, the campus will offer them tailor- made management programmes and short-term courses. IIM Jammu is setting up incubation centres both at Srinagar off-campus and at IIM Jammu campus to nurture entrepreneurship among students. Dr B.S. Sahay, Director, IIM Jammu is making utmost efforts to make the institute nurture and develop the best of managerial talents.

IIM Jammu Admission Eligibility

  1. IIM Jammu admission eligibility criteria require that the candidate must hold a bachelor's degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (in case of the candidate belonging to SC/ST/PwD category, the eligibility criterion is relaxed to 45%
  2. The candidate should appear in CAT exam and must score minimum prescribed sectional and overall score to become eligible for admission at IIM Jammu
  3. Candidates appearing for the final year bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply for IIM Jammu Admission.

IIM Jammu Admission Criteria
IIM Jammu Admission Criteria 2022 is a three step process:

  • Step-1: IIM-J Pre shortlisting criteria
  • Step-2: IIM Jammu Shortlisting criteria for PI-WAT
  • Step-3: IIM Jammu Final admission selection Criteria comprising PI-WAT. Now, check criteria and details for each step as below

Step-1: Pre-Shortlisting Criteria

  • In the first phase, all eligible candidates who have appeared for CAT and have applied for IIM Jammu are considered for shortlisting
  • Candidates who qualify at this stage are asked to reconfirm their interest for admission to MBA 2022-24 of IIM Jammu sometime in the month of March/April
  • IIM Jammu sends e-mail to all candidates who have applied to IIM Jammu and also meet the minimum CAT percentile requirements
  • The E-mail will have a link to a web page where the candidates must reconfirm, by a stipulated date, their interest to pursue their candidature further, for admission to MBA at IIM Jammu. 

Step-2: IIM Jammu Shortlisting Criteria for PI-WAT

  • IIM Jammu Shortlisting criteria of candidates is based on securing minimum section-wise and aggregate percentile scores in CAT exam
  • The shortlisting is common and is done by CAP coordinating IIM
  • Candidates obtaining a positive (greater than zero) raw score in all sections of CAT exam are only considered in IIM Jammu shortlisting criteria
  • All the subsequent processing, standardization and selection is limited to candidates belonging to this first shortlist alone. Accordingly, only CAT score is used as the basis for arriving at the shortlist for PI-WAT round

2.1 IIM Jammu Cut off for PI-WAT
Only those candidates who meet the minimum CAT 2021 percentile requirements, and reconfirm their interest, by the stipulated date, for admission to MBA 2022-24 of IIM Jammu are considered for final admission with the PI-WAT round score. The likely IIM Jammu Cut offs for shortlisting, based on last year criteria are shared below:

Section-1 VARC
Section-2 DILR
Section-3 QUANT
CAT 2021 Overall percentile

Source: Based on IIM Jammu Admission Policy 2021

2.3 IIM Jammu Cut Off for Female Candidates
In case of female candidates under the general category, the overall required IIM Jammu cut-off for eligibility for PA (PI-WAT) process is minimum 85 percentile overall, with sectional cut-offs of 75 percentile.

IIM Jammu's Admission Committee decides the number of candidates who would be called for Personal Assessment (PA) process on the basis of criteria prepared for each category. However, if the actual number of short-listed candidates are found to be less than the required number of candidates to be called for WAT & PI category-wise, the overall as well as section-wise minimum score requirement in IIM Jammu cut off, would be reduced to get the desired number of candidates.

Step-3: IIM Jammu Final admission selection Criteria

  • All the shortlisted candidates are eligible to participate in the IIM Jammu final admission CAP round for admission 2022
  • The candidates who are shortlisted and interviewed by any one or more of the IIMs at Bangalore, Calcutta, Indore, Kozhikode, Lucknow (only for their PGP/PGPM programs), will not be required to appear for the IIM Jammu final admission round. For these candidates, their Personal Interview (PI) / Written Ability Test (WAT) scores from the above IIMs will be used to derive their PI /WAT scores for IIM Jammu
  • Candidates who are not shortlisted and interviewed by any of the above will be required to appear for IIM Jammu final admission – CAP round comprising Personal Interview (PI) & Written Ability Test (WAT) conducted as Common Admission Process by new IIMs.

 3.1 IIM Jammu Final Admission: Selection Criteria weights for Admission 2022
IIM Jammu final admission offer is based on CAT score, acadamic profile, diversity, and participation in the Common Admission Process (CAP) 2022. The CAP is the PI-WAT round for the new IIMs and the score obtained in CAP determines the admission prospects of the applicant. 

Percentage weight out of 100
CAT 2021 Score
Personal Interview (PI) Performance
10th Class board marks (95.01-100%)
12th class board marks (92.01-100%)
Bachelor’s degree marks(95.01-100%)
Work experience (24.01 to 36 Months)
Gender Diversity (Female Candidates)
Academic Diversity (Non-Engineers)
Total Weightage

Source: Based on IIM Jammu MBA Admission Policy 2021

A key point in IIM Jammu Admission criteria is that it is mandatory for the candidates who wish to pursue MBA from IIM Jammu to appear in the CAT exam. A balanced score in all the three sections of CAT and good academic profile is the key to get admission in IIM Jammu.

The two-year, full-time, residential programme MBA at Indian Institute of management (IIM) Jammu is designed to develop leaders and entrepreneurs who can perform globally to make a valuable difference to the Society and the Corporate world.

IIM Jammu Admission 2022: Process Summarised
Following are the key points included in the IIM Jammu Admission process:

  • Step 1: The candidate must have appeared and scored the minimum required sectional and overall percentile in CAT to be considered for first stage screening process for admission at IIM Jammu
  • Step 2: Candidates are short-listed for CAP round comprising Personal Interview (PI) and Written Ability Test (WAT) from among the candidates who have a valid CAT score and who have applied for IIM Jammu Admission
  • Step 3: Shortlisting process from the pool of the candidates will be done by CAP coordinating IIM.
  • Step 4: After the CAP round, admission offers are made by IIM Jammu to successful candidates who have reconfirmed interest to IIM Jammu. The final selection is based on a diverse set of attributes which includes performance in PI, Performance in academics, Performance in CAT, Quality of Work Experience among others
  • Step 5: Final Admission Offer is made in the last week of May on the basis of Final Score arrived after awarding the weightage scores on all the components. The academic session at IIM Jammu begins in July.

IIM Jammu launches IPM Programme
With its launch of 5 year Integrated Programme in Management (IPM) offering dual degree BBA+MBA, IIM Jammu has opened MBA admission opportunity for the young students who have passed class 12. The admission to IPM is through JIPMAT exam conducted by NTA. Read More

IIM Jammu to Complete its Rs.450 Crore New Campus shortly
The temporary campus of IIM Jammu is at Government College of Engineering and Technology, Old University Campus, Kanal Road, Jammu, J&K – 180016. IIM Jammu is located in the heart of the city in the university campus.

IIM Jammu has been allotted 200 acres of land situated 40 km from Jammu city on the Katra Road near the IIT Jammu campus. The work on IIM Jammu campus, being constructed at a cost of Rs.450 crore is nearing completion. The State of the Art campus of IIM Jammu is expected to commence operation in 2022.

The youngest among IIMs and set up in 2016, IIM Jammu has seen four batches graduate. It was initially attached to IIM Lucknow. IIM Jammu joined the IIM family as the 20th IIM of the country. It started the 1st batch in August 2016 and since then four batches have already passed out. All activities at IIM Jammu will continue to be mentored by IIM Lucknow till it moves to its permanent campus. During the mentorship period and while IIM Jammu’s own faculty are recruited, faculty members from IIM Lucknow will continue delivering courses at IIM Jammu. 

Stay tuned to MBAUniverse.com for more updates on IIM Jammu 

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