IIM Kashipur Admission 2024: High RoI B-School- Average Placement goes up by 18% at Rs.18.11 LPA; Check Selection Criteria, Cut Off, Fee, Placements

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January 19, 2024
IIM Kashipur, a highly ranked B-school in NIRF Ranking 2024 is a high RoI B-School with a fee of Rs.17.30 lakhs and strong placements with average salary of Rs.18.11 LPA in Placement 2023. IIM Kashipur will award 33% weight to CAT 2023 exam score in final selection for admission to the flagship MBA 2024-26 batch. The final selection process at IIM Kashipur is based on CAP 2024 comprising PI round which is the common final selection round for 10 IIMs
IIM Kashipur Admission 2024

IIM Kashipur, one of the highly ranked and high RoI B-schools in India, has registered 18% hike in average salary which has gone up at Rs.18.11 LPA in Placement 2023 for MBA 2021-23 batch while the 2 years program fees, despite its increase for 2024-26 batch is Rs.17.30 lakhs. IIM Kashipur 2-year MBA Program is a full-time residential course and CAT 2023 is the mandatory exam for admission at IIM Kashipur. Apart from the flagship MBA, IIM Kashipur also offers MBA Analytics which is also a two year full time residential programme. IIM Kashipur is coordinating and participating in Common Admission Process (CAP) which comprises Online PI Round and is common for all the 10 CAP 2024 participating IIMs. CAT 2023 percentile score is the sole criteria for shortlisting for CAP round.

IIM Kashipur Admission 2024 Highlights
Key highlights for IIM Kashipur MBA Admissions 2024 including IIM Kashipur Fees Structure, Placements, Courses Offered are as below:

Programs Offered
MBA; MBA-Analytics; EMBA
Exams & Score Cut offs
CAT 2023 (94%ile for CAP Shortlisting)
IIM Kashipur MBA Fees
Rs.17,30,000
Placements 2023
Highest Package: Rs.37 LPA
Average Package: Rs.18.11 LPA
NIRF Ranking 2023
Ranked # 19 among top 125 B-schools.
IIM Kashipur Shortlist Criteria 2024
Common Shortlist through CAP 2024
IIM Kashipur Final Selection Criteria
33% Weight to CAT 2023 Score; 25% Weight to PI Round in CAP 2024; Academic Excellence 20% Weight; Work Ex 12% Weight; Academic & Gender Diversity 10% Weight

Based on the performance in CAP round and other components like CAT 2023 score, academics, diversity, work experience, final merit list will be prepared by IIM Kashipur for MBA admission 2024. Read below all about the IIM Kashipur admission criteria 2023, key USPs of IIM Kashipur, cut offs, programs offered, Fees, Placements and more.

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Table of Contents

  1. IIM Kashipur Admission 2024-25: Key Changes
  2. IIM Kashipur: Key Highlights and USPs
  3. IIM Kashipur Leadership
  4. IIM Kashipur MBA Programs offered
  5. IIM Kashipur Fees & Scholarships
  6. IIM Kashipur Intake
  7. IIM Kashipur Placements 2023
  8. IIM Kashipur Eligibility criteria 2024
  9. IIM Kashipur Admission Application Process 2024: How to Apply?
  10. IIM Kashipur Admission 2024: Important Dates
  11. IIM Kashipur Cut off
  12. IIM Kashipur Admission Criteria 2024: Exam Accepted, Selection Process
  13. Role of IIM CAP in IIM Kashipur MBA Admission 2024
  14. IIM Kashipur Admission 2024: Step by Step Process

1. IIM Kashipur Admission 2024-25: Key Changes

  • CAT 2023 Cut off goes up at 94 percentile for 2024 Admission
  • CAT 2023 sectional cut off goes up at 73 percentile for admission 2024 for General category
  • 33% weightage is awarded to CAT exam score in preparing final merit list
  • 6% weightage awarded to female applicants for final admission 2024
  • 20% Weightage to Class 10, 12, Bachelor’s Degree marks and for professional degree
  • 6% Weightage to Academic Diversity in final selection 2024
  • 12% Maximum Weightage for work experience earned between 18 and 30 months    

1.1 IIM Kashipur Admission 2024 through CAP 2024: Key Details
For MBA admission 2024 in following 10 new & baby IIMs, the Common Admission Process (CAP) will be conducted by IIM Kashipur. All the IIMs will follow common criteria at first stage shortlisting for CAP 2024

List of IIMs Participating in CAP 2024
The CAP round is organized for the IIMs which started operation in 2010-11 and for the new generation IIMs that started operating in 2015-16.  It is the final selection round comprising common PI process for following 10 IIMs which are participating in CAP 2024:

  • IIM Udaipur
  • IIM Tiruchirappalli
  • IIM Kashipur
  • IIM Raipur
  • IIM Ranchi
  • IIM Nagpur
  • IIM Bodh Gaya
  • IIM Jammu
  • IIM Sambalpur
  • IIM Sirmaur

2. IIM Kashipur: Key Highlights and USPs
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kashipur is the second generation IIM set up in 2011 and has grown up to one of the top B-schools in India. The Key highlights and USPs of IIM Kashipur are:

  • 2.1 Ranking & Accreditation: IIM Kashipur Ranking has gone up by 4 places in Govt of India MHRD NIRF Rankings 2023. IIM Kashipur is Ranked # 19 in Govt. of India MHRD NIRF Ranking 2023 among top 125 Management institutes as compared to #23 in Ranking 2022. IIM Kashipur is Ranked #24 in MBAUniverse.com B-School Rankings 2024.
  • 2.2 Awards Degree instead of Diploma: IIM Kashipur is now empowered with the legal authority to award MBA degree instead of Post graduate diploma.   
  • 2.3 IIM Kashipur Intake: IIM Kashipur seats for flagship MBA program are 280 plus 15 supernumerary seats for female students. Total intake for MBA at IIM Kashipur has gone up at 295 students  
  • 2.4 IIM Kashipur Fees: IIM Kashipur MBA fees is Rs.17.30 lakhs for 2 years. The fee is much lower than is charged by other top IIMs and top B-schools
  • 2.5 IIM Kashipur Placements: IIM Kashipur has a consistent record of high placements. Average salary in IIM Kashipur Placement 2023 has gone us by 18% at Rs.18.11 LPA and highest domestic salary stood at Rs.37 LPA.
  • 2.6 Top Recruiters: IIM Kashipur is a favourite placement destination for top companies. Top recruiters in Placement 2023 included Accenture, Cognizant,  Deloitte, HCL Technologies, ICICI Bank, Infosys, L&T, Mindtree, Mu Sigma, CRISIL, ZS Associates
  • 2.7 Encouraging Gender Diversity: To improve gender diversity in its class rooms, IIM Kashipur awards additional 6% weightage for MBA admission to girl students.
  • 2.8 International Exchange: IIM Kashipur has student exchange tie-ups with top business schools across the globe like Aalborg University, Denmark;  Alba Graduate Business School, Greece; ESDES, Lyon, France; Tel Aviv University, Israel; University of Lima, Peru; Woosong University, South Korea; Linnaeus University, Sweden; Soochow University, Taiwan; Salford University, UK; FPT, Vietnam; Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand; and CTBC Business School, Taiwan.
  • 2.9 Centres of Excellence at IIM Kashipur:  IIM Kashipur has established three centres of excellence that are envisaged to serve as the intersection of scholarship, education, training, research and consultancies putting a breakthrough interdisciplinary approach at the service of students as well as government and private entities.These centres of excellence facilitate interdisciplinary programmes and research. Currently, there are three centres of excellence: the Centre of Excellence on Public Policy and Government (COEPPG); Design Innovation Centre (DIC); and Foundation for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development (FIED). Each centre is committed towards cutting-edge research, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and sustainability while enabling the ecosystem to achieve the institute’s strategic goals.
  • 2.10 Strong Alumni Base: IIM Kashipur has a rich alumni network of young management professionals from diverse backgrounds. They actively engage in sharing their rich experiences, providing live projects, Internships and placements.
  • 2.11 Industry & Institutional Partnerships: IIM Kashipur has partnered with Life Insurance Corporation (LIC); Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC); Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL); Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy (IGNFA); Bharat Electricals Ltd (BEL); National Academy of Defence Production (NADP); National Project Implementation Unit (NPIU); Uttarakhand Academy of Administration; State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Uttarakhand; Maulana Azad Education Foundation, Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India.
  • 2.12 Student Driven Institute: IIM Kashipur is a student driven campus – from placements to functional work, from academic to non-academic activities, there is a student body for each discipline. The students organize various flagship programmes such as Agnitraya – the annual cultural fest; TEDx; Management Conclave; Uttishtha – the annual entrepreneurship summit; Tejas – Leadership Talk Series and the MBA lecture series. 
  • 2.13 Accomplished Faculty: IIM Kashipur has well-qualified internal faculty complemented by carefully selected adjunct faculty with considerable industry or domain expertise.
  • 2.14 Campus Infrastructure: IIM Kashipur is bestowed with the bounty of nature’s beauty which lends a wholesome experience to academic rigour. The 200-acre campus is well equipped with ultra modern facilities,wi-fi enabled, rich library, well lighted and ventilated AC class rooms, Hostel campus, medical facilities, sports facilities, cafeteria and mess among others. IIM Kashipur is situated 25 kms away from Jim Corbett National park and is nestled in the lap of Himalayas. The institute is also situated in one of the dense industrialized districts with more than 180 ventures that have set up their plants in and around the region. This strategic geographical positioning provides a vantage point for IIM Kashipur when it comes to ‘Learning by Doing’ through regular industry interaction and live projects. 

3. IIM Kashipur Leadership
IIM Kashipur is led by its Director, Dr. Kulbhushan Balooni. He joined IIM Kashipur in June, 2019. Previously, he was associated with IIM Kozhikode for more than two decades and has been a visiting faculty to National University of Singapore, University of Copenhagen, Uppsala University, Wageningen University and the University of Tokyo. He was Director (i/c), IIM Kozhikode during the period 2014-18 and was also involved in instituting IIM Amritsar as mentor director. Dr Balooni undertook post-doctoral research in the University of Tokyo, and doctoral research at the RBI Endowment Unit, Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA). He is a Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD) fellow. Dr Balooni undertakes interdisciplinary research on environment, resources, development policy and sustainability, and agribusiness in the context of developing countries. 

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4. IIM Kashipur MBA Programs offered
IIM Kashipur offers following management programmes:

  • 2 years full time Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • 2 years full time Master of Business Administration in Analytics (MBA Analytics)
  • 2 years part time (Week end) Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Executive Development Programmes - Online Certificate Programmes

4.1 IIM Kashipur Redesigns its MBA Programs
The MBA programme at IIM Kashipur has been recently redesigned to take it ahead of the industry cutting edge concepts by making it more futuristic adding diverse skill sets and perspectives through introduction of many new core offerings such as Design Thinking and Experiential learning. These differentiators coupled with enablers such as critical thinking, leadership and leadership communication are intended to enrich the candidates with skills for the future. A strong focus on analytics is enabled by offering both core and electives to make it a formidable career option.  

4.2 IIM Kashipur MBA Program Offers Diverse Specializations
IIM Kashipur offers wide range of specializations in its MBA program. These are Communications, Economics, Finance, Information System, Marketing, OB & HR, Operations & Decision Sciences and Strategy

5. IIM Kashipur Fees & Scholarships

  • IIM Kashipur Fee for the 2 years MBA Programme of Resident Indian Category is Rs 17,30,000/-.
  • The course fee includes Hostel accommodation, access to lectures, computer facilities, library etc.
  • The total programme fees for the 2024-26 batch may increase to adjust inflation

5.1 IIM Kashipur Scholarships
IIM Kashipur will provide full waiver of Tuition Fees for upto 23 students in first and 23 students in second year. Accordingly, upto 46 students in first and second year can avail full waiver of Tuition Fee in an Academic Year.

6. IIM Kashipur Intake: 295 Seats in Flagship MBA
IIM Kashipur has increased its intake during last 2-3 years. Presently IIM Kashipur seats for 2 year full time MBA programs are as below

Program
IIM Kashipur Seats (Regular Intake)
Supernumerary Seats only for Girl Students
Total IIM Kashipur Seats
MBA
280
15
295
MBA Analytics
160
--
160
Total*
440
15
455

*IIM Kashipur seats may increase further for 2024-26 batch

7. IIM Kashipur Placements 2023
For the 12th consecutive year, IIM Kashipur has concluded successfully 100% final placement for the MBA 2021-23 batch and the second MBA(Analytics) 2021-23 batch at its campus as early as on 10th January 2023, making it the fastest placement season to ever close off with the highest package of Rs 37 LPA. The average CTC of the batch 2021-23 stands at Rs.18.11 LPA with a YOY growth of 19%. The median CTC is 17.2 LPA with a YOY growth of 16% while the highest CTC stands at 37 LPA with 28% growth over the previous year. IIM Kashipur goes through an independent audit for both summer and final placement reports as per IPRS standards. IIM Kashipur is one of the few IIMs following IPRS to prepare and report placement data.

IIM Kashipur Placement 2023: Highlights

  • Legacy of 100% Placement
  • Total Recruiters in final Placement 2023: 120+
  • Placements offers made: 320
  • Average Salary increased by 18% at Rs.18.11 LPA in Placement 2023 from Rs.15.21 LPA last year
  • Median Salary has gone up by 16% at Rs.17.20 LPA in 2023 from Rs.14.82 LPA last year
  • Highest Salary has gone up by 28% at Rs.37 LPA in 2023 from Rs.28.82 LPA last year
  • Average Salary for Top 10% Batch up at Rs.28.5 LPA
  • Average Salary for top 20% Students up at Rs.25.9 LPA
  • 50+ New Recruiters
  • Top Recruiters Include Accenture, Cognizant,  Deloitte, HCL Technologies, ICICI Bank, Infosys, L&T, Mindtree, Mu Sigma, CRISIL, ZS Associates. Read More

8. IIM Kashipur Eligibility criteria 2024

  • 8.1 IIM Kashipur Eligibility criteria require that the candidate must hold a bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years duration after class 12, 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%
  • 8.2 One of the key requirements in the IIM Kashipur Admission Eligibility criteria for MBA 2024-26 batch follows the changes in the eligibility criteria for CAT. The Candidates who graduated in the years 2020 or 2021 or 2022, for whom the university did not conduct the exams or did not award marks or CGPA but awarded only pass or pass marks or promotion in one or more years/semesters of bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification, can also apply. Such candidates will have to submit a certificate from the Principal/Registrar of his/her University/College/Institute stating that the university did not conduct the exams or did not award marks or CGPA but awarded only pass or pass marks or promotion in one or more years/semesters, as the case may be.
  • 8.3 The candidate should appear in CAT 2023 exam and must score minimum prescribed sectional and overall score to be considered for shortlisting
  • 8.4 If the candidate is awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence to determine PGP admission eligibility would be based on the equivalence certified by the institution/university from where the bachelor's degree is obtained. In case the institution/university does not have any scheme for converting the CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by IIM Kashipur by dividing the obtained CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant by 100 to confirm the Admission eligibility of the candidate. 
  • 8.5 The 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 Kashipur Admission 2024-26. Such a candidate must produce a certificate from the principal/head of the department/ registrar/director of the institution/university certifying that the candidate is currently in the final year or is awaiting final results and has obtained at least 50% marks or equivalent (45% in case of the candidate belonging to SC/ST/PwD category) based on latest available grades/marks.
  • 8.6 IIM Kashipur Eligibility further clarifies that such a candidate, if selected, will not be eligible for the IIM Kashipur admission unless he/she submits a certificate latest by June 30, 2024 from the principal/head of the department/registrar/director of the institution/university (issued on or before June 30, 2024) stating that they have completed all the requirements (the result may, however, be awaited) for obtaining the bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification on the date of issue of the certificate.
  • 8.7 It is mandatory for a final year student, who is provisionally considered eligible by IIM Kashipur and offered admission, to submit the mark-sheet and degree certificate of the final year bachelor's degree examination held on or before June 30, 2024.  The deadline to submit the mark-sheet and the certificate is December 31, 2024. 

9. IIM Kashipur Admission Application Process 2024: How to Apply?
Submission of Application for IIM Kashipur Admission 2024 is a two step process. The first one is to apply for CAT 2023 based on which IIM Kashipur will consider you for next round of admission process and second is to register separately for IIM-CAP 2024 for IIM Kashipur admission 2024 in January 2024 after release of CAT 2023 result. Let us understand each step:

Step-1: CAT 2023 registration process had started from August 2, 2023. Candidates had to apply for CAT 2023 by the last date of September 21, 2023. Check below the key points in IIM Kashipur admission application process through CAT 2023:

  • It is mandatory to register and apply for CAT 2023 for IIM Kashipur Admission 2024
  • On the page 4 of CAT 2023 application form, you need to select IIM Kashipur MBA/MBA-Analytics and select the interview city

Step-2:  In January 2024, after declaration of CAT 2023 exam result, registration for Common Admission Process (CAP) will open. You need to register for CAP round to participate in PI process at the official IIM CAP website.

9.1 IIM Kashipur Application Fees
IIM Kashipur has not prescribed any separate application fee. The CAT 2023 registration & Application fee includes the IIM Kashipur application fees, as detailed below

Category of Applicant
CAT 2023 Registration & Application Fees
IIM Kashipur Application Fees
General
Rs.2400/-
NA
SC/ST/PwD
Rs.1200/-
NA

10. IIM Kashipur Admission 2024: Important Dates
All the candidates who have registered and applied for CAT 2024, who have opted for admission in IIM Kashipur in the CAT 2023 application form, and score the required cut off percentile, will be considered for next stage of IIM Kashipur Admission criteria.  Important dates related to admission activities 2024 at IIM Kashipur are as below:

IIM Kashipur Admission activity
Important dates
Remarks
Admission 2024 Application Starts
August 2, 2023 (10 AM)
Apply for CAT 2023- tick on the IIM Kashipur program, choose preferred interview cities in the application form. No extra application fees to be paid.
Last date to Apply
September 21, 2023
Extended by few days
CAT 2023 Exam
November 26, 2023
At 160 test cities in three slots on same day
Shortlist Announcement for PI- CAP Round
January 2024 last week
For the Common Admission Process (CAP) 2024
Final selection (PI) round start date
February 2024
CAP 2024 is common for 10 new & baby IIMs and Will continue till March 2024
Submission of Confirmation of Interest online
March 2024
After CAP round 2024 is over
Final Admission Offer
April/May 2024
After receiving admission offer, confirm acceptance
 Session Commencement
July 2024
Selected Candidates to register online and pay acceptance fee before orientation

11. IIM Kashipur Cut off
Only the candidates above the minimum cut-offs in the CAT 2023 sectional percentile ranks, the overall percentile rank and obtaining a positive (greater than zero) raw score in all sections of CAT-2023 are considered for shortlisting. The table below indicates the minimum performance expected from candidates to be shortlisted for the PI . However, achieving the cut-off percentile in CAT is a necessary but not sufficient condition for being shortlisted by IIM Kashipur.

The actual cut-off percentiles for the 2024-26 batch may be higher. IIM Kashipur will decide the number of candidates to be called for the PI for each category, depending on which the cut off percentiles can also change. 

Category
Section-1 VARC
Section-2 DILR
Section-3 Quant
Overall CAT 2022 Percentile
General
73
73
 73
94
EWS
50
50
50
77
NC-OBC
50
50
50
77
SC
44
44
44
60
ST
25
25
30
40
DAP
25
25
30
40

Source: Based on IIM Kashipur Admission Policy 2024-26 batch for MBA 

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12. IIM Kashipur Admission Criteria 2024: Exam Accepted, Selection Process
IIM Kashipur Admission 2024 is a five-stage process

  • Stage 1: Shortlist Release for CAP 2024 Round after CAT Result declaration
  • Stage-2: Conduct of PA Round comprising Personal Interview (PI). The PA process will be common to IIMs which are participating in the Common Admission Process (CAP) 2024
  • Stage-3: The Final Selection List based on CAT score, CAP Score and other parameters
  • Stage-4: Offer for Provisional Admission for the MBA 2024-26 batch
  • Stage-5: Reporting for joining the MBA 2024-26 program

Stage-I: IIM Kashipur Shortlisting Criteria 2024
IIM Kashipur will shortlist the candidates on the basis of CAT 2023 score, and other parameters for final selection round as under:

  • The shortlisting for final selection round in IIM Kashipur Admission Criteria awards maximum weight to CAT 2023 score.
  • The candidate must have scored minimum sectional percentile of 73 in each of the three sections of CAT 2023 – Quantitative Aptitude' (QA), ‘Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning' (DILR) and ‘Verbal and Reading Comprehension' (VRC)
  • A candidate must have scored minimum overall percentile of 94 in CAT 2023
  • If the candidate does not score minimum prescribed percentile in CAT 2023, he/she will not be considered for shortlisting for final selection stage.
  • IIM Kashipur Admission Committee decides the number of candidates who would be shortlisted for PA round on the basis of criteria prepared for each category
  • All the Candidates shortlisted for PA process have to attend PI which is a common process for all the participating IIMs

Stage-2: IIM Kashipur Final Admission Selection Process: CAP Round

  • All the shortlisted candidates should participate in Personal Appearance (PA) round for admission to IIM Trichy
  • Final Selection Round 2024 for IIM Kashipur Admission consists of Online Personal Interview
  • The final selection PA round for IIM Kashipur Admission 2024 will be common for the IIMs who are participating in the Common Admission Process (CAP) 2024.

Stage-3: The Final Selection List based on CAT score, CAP Score and other parameters
The scores obtained by the candidate in PA process of CAP 2024 would be considered for preparing the merit list

  • IIM Kashipur selection criteria after final admission round award 33% weight to CAT 2023  Score; 25% weight to Personal Interview(PI); 20% weight for Academic Profile & Professional Qualification; 12% Weight to Work Experience; 10% weight to Diversity Factor
  • Candidates who do not obtain certain minimum scores in the Personal Assessment (PA) will not be considered for the merit list. The minimum scores will be decided by IIM Kashipur at its discretion.

IIM Kashipur Final Selection Criteria Weights for Admission 
Final selection criteria through CAP round includes Personal Interview. The exact date for PI will be communicated by the CAP coordinating IIM Kashipur, on behalf of all participating IIMs. Following are the key components and weightage to each area which will be awarded while preparing final merit list for admission:

Component
Weightage Percentage
Remarks
CAT 2023 Score
33
CAT Score to be used and not the CAT Percentile
Personal Interview (PI) Round
25
Obtained Score in CAP used in Final Merit List
Written Analysis Test (WAT)
--
Conduct of WAT depends on Covid pandemic situation at the material time
Class 10 Marks
  5
Above 90% Marks (No weight for 50% & below marks)
Class 12 Marks
  5
 
Graduation Marks
  5
Above 90% Marks (No weight for 50% & below marks)
Professional Qualification
  5
CS/CA/ICWA
Work Experience
 12
Relevant Work Ex between 18 and 30 months
Academic Diversity
   4
Arts, Humanities, Commerce, Science, Medicine, Pharmacy, Management
Gender Diversity
   6
Only for Women Candidates
Total Weightage points
100
After Final Selection Round

Based on IIM Kashipur Admission Policy for 2024-26 batch

Stage-4: Offer for Provisional Admission for the MBA 2024-26 batch
IIM Kashipur will issue provisional admission offer on registered e-mail ID of the selected candidates after generating the final merit list in April last week/May first week 2024. You need to accept the admission offer online and should pay the admission fee by the stipulated date to avoid cancellation of candidature.

Stage-5: Reporting for joining the MBA 2024-26 program
IIM Kashipur will notify and will send the communication to report at the institute to complete the joining formalities. The academic session is likely to commence in the first week of July.

IIM Kashipur Now offers MBA Degree instead of Diploma
After implementation of IIM Act 2017, IIM Kashipur has started awarding MBA degree to its students. The two-year MBA at IIM Kashipur is recognized by Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to a Master’s Degree of an Indian University for the purpose of admission to higher studies.

13. Role of IIM-CAP 2024 in IIM Kashipur Admission 2024
IIM Kashipur Admission criteria 2024 is based on Common Admission process (CAP) 2024. IIM Kashipur will have the same shortlisting criteria as that of all 10 participating IIMs for Common Admission Process (CAP) 2024 while CAT 2023 is the mandatory exam to be considered for shortlisting by IIM Kashipur.

13.1 CAP 2024: Key Points 
IIM Kashipur is conducting and participating in Common Admission Process (CAP) which is the PI round, conducted for admission to new IIMs. Last year 9 IIMs participated in the process. However, with IIM Nagpur participating in CAP 2024, total CAP IIMs have gone up at 10.  Admission to the MBA Programs at IIM Kashipur for the year 2024-26 batch shall constitute the following parameters under Common Admission Process (CAP):

  • CAT 2023 Examination valid CAT score, as applicable
  • Common eligibility criteria for shortlisting to WAT and PI process: IIM Kashipur shall have the same shortlisting criteria as that of all other participating IIMs for CAP-2024
  • CAP - Common Admission Process is the Personal Appearance (PA) Round: Personal Interview is the main component of PA in CAP Round  
  • Announcement of the final selection/merit list on the basis of the composite score arrived at using weightages as per valid CAT-2023 score, PI score, academic profile, work experience and diversity (gender/academic disciplines)

It is mandatory for the candidates who wish to pursue MBA from IIM Kashipur 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 Kashipur. MBA at IIM Kashipur is a master’s level program, leading to the grant of a degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA).

14. IIM Kashipur Admission 2024: Step by Step Process
Following steps are included in the IIM Kashipur Admission process:

Step 1: The candidate must have appeared and scored the minimum required sectional and overall percentile in CAT 2023, a major component for Shortlisting candidates for CAP 2024. Category wise short-lists of the candidates are prepared for CAP round from among the candidates who have a valid CAT-2023 score, who have applied to the programme at the time of submitting the CAT 2023 application form and who satisfy the eligibility criteria for the programme of IIM Kashipur

Step 2: Shortlisted Candidates have to attend Common Admission Process (CAP) 2024 for the participating IIMs. CAP 2024 will begin in February 2024 and will consist of  PI . Candidates not meeting the minimum performance in PI round will not be considered for the final selection. The PI  would be conducted online. The exact date for PI will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates by CAP coordinating IIM.

Step 3: After the CAP score is received by IIM Kashipur, final merit list will be prepared and admission offers will be made by IIM Kashipur to successful candidates. The final selection is based on composite score of the candidates. This includes performance in CAT, performance in CAP, academics, work experience, diversity among others. Category wise merit list will be generated based on weightages awarded to various components. 

Step 4: Final Admission Offer will be made to the candidates in the last week of April/first week of May 2024 on the basis of Final Merit Score and will be available on IIM Kashipur website. 

There are many young students who wish to appear in CAT and apply for IIM Kashipur admission to pursue MBA but they are in the second year or third year of their bachelor’s degree course and are not eligible this year but can apply for IIM Kashipur admission 2025 through CAT 2024. For the last 2-3 years IIM Kashipur admission policy has remained on same lines and it is expected that the IIM Kashipur admission 2025 process will remain on similar lines as this year.

The Indian Institute of Management Kashipur is a second-generation IIM set up by the Government of India and commenced operations from July 2011 under the mentorship of IIM Lucknow. The rigorous curriculum seeks to instil a passion for knowledge and ability to apply that knowledge to real life scenarios. The programme lays emphasis on all-round personality development and inculcates the values of leadership and integrity. The faculty at IIM Kashipur represent the best mix of academic and industrial experiences. The institute aspires to achieve excellence in management education by using innovative teaching methods, promoting high quality research and practicing sustainable leadership.

In its 12 years of serving the education and management sector, IIM Kashipur is committed to its four core values - collegiality, transparency, green consciousness, pro-active engagement with all stakeholders. As an institution of national importance, IIM Kashipur has a larger role to play in the field of management education and social transformation. Its strategic goals include improvement of the academic ecosystem; synergy between educational theory, practice and research; promotion of innovation, entrepreneurship and public service; empowerment of local stakeholders; upliftment of economically challenged sections of the society and gender diversity. 

Hope you found this article with all the information on IIM Kashipur quite useful to decide on MBA admission 2024.

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