IIM Sirmaur Admission 2024: Highest Salary Up by 142% at Rs.64.12 LPA; CAP Participating IIM to Participate in SAP PI Round Also; Check Cut-off, Fees, Placement, Selection Process

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Updated on January 25, 2024
IIM Sirmaur, one of the top 100 B-schools in NIRF Ranking 2023, will participate in CAP 2024 and will also conduct separate PI round through Supplementary Admission Process (SAP) at lower CAT cut off for MBA Admission 2024. IIM Sirmaur has registered 100% placements 2023 with 142% hike in Highest Salary at Rs.64.12 LPA and 13% hike in Average Salary at Rs.14.45 LPA. IIM Sirmaur offers 2 years full time MBA and MBA in Tourism & Hospitality Management programs
IIM Sirmaur Admission 2024

IIM Sirmaur, one of the top 100 B-schools in NIRF Ranking 2023, is also a high RoI B-school. IIM Sirmaur has registered 13% hike in average salary which has gone up at Rs.14.45 LPA and 142% rise in highest salary at Rs.64.12 LPA in Placement 2023 for MBA 2021-23 batch. IIM Sirmaur 2-year MBA Program is a full-time residential course and CAT 2023 is the mandatory exam for admission at IIM Sirmaur.

IIM Sirmaur is participating in Common Admission Process (CAP) which is common for 10 IIMs. IIM Sirmaur reserves 50 of the seats for female students and will conduct a separate supernumerary admission interview process to fill these seats.  The first preference would be given to the qualified female candidates through the CAP 2024 process. IIM Sirmaur will conduct Supplementary Admission Process (SAP) at a reduced CAT cut off. SAP is common admission process for three IIMs – IIM Bodh Gaya, IIM Jammu and IIM Sirmaur. CAT 2023 percentile score is the sole criteria for shortlisting for CAP and SAP round.

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

Programs Offered
MBA; MBA-Tourism
Exams & Score Cut offs
CAT 2023 (94%ile for CAP; 91%ile for SAP & 90%ile for female candidates in SAP Shortlisting)
IIM SAP Registration Begins
February 2024, second week
IIM Sirmaur MBA Fees
Rs.16,00,000
Placements 2023
Highest Package: Rs.64.12 LPA
Average Package: Rs.14.45 LPA
NIRF Ranking 2023
Ranked # 98 among top 125 B-schools.
IIM Sirmaur Shortlist Criteria 2024
Common Shortlist for CAP 2024 with minimum 94 percentile in CAT 2023; Common Shortlist for SAP 2024 with minimum 90 percentile
IIM Sirmaur Final Selection Criteria
35% Weight to CAT 2023 Score; 20% Weight to PI Round in CAP/SAP 2024; Academics 15%; Work Ex 20%; Gender Diversity 5%; Trailblazer score 5% Weight

Based on the performance in PI round of CAP 2024 and SAP 2024, the candidates would be considered for preparing the merit list. Read below all about the IIM Sirmaur admission criteria 2024, key USPs of IIM Sirmaur, cut offs, programs offered, Fees, Placements and more 

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Table of Contents

  1. IIM Sirmaur Admission Process through CAP 2024: Key Details
  2. IIM Sirmaur Subsequent Admission Process through SAP 2024: Key Details
  3. IIM Sirmaur: Key Highlights and USPs
  4. IIM Sirmaur Programs offered
  5. IIM Sirmaur Fees & Intake
  6. IIM Sirmaur Placements 2023
  7. IIM Sirmaur Selection Process through CAP 2024 - IIM Sirmaur CAP 2024
  8. IIM Sirmaur Selection Process through SAP 2024 - IIM Sirmaur SAP 2024
  9. IIM Sirmaur Final Admission 2024: Generation of Merit List
  10. IIM Sirmaur Admission 2024: Important Dates

IIM Sirmaur, mentored by IIM Lucknow, is a fast emerging top B-school in the family of 20 IIMs.

With more candidates showing interest to take admission in IIM Sirmaur, intake has gradually increased and in the MBA 2024-26 batch it is expected to go up further.

1. IIM Sirmaur Admission Process through CAP 2024: Key Details
For MBA admission 2024 in following 10 new & baby IIMs, A Common Admission Process (CAP) comprising Online Personal Interview will be conducted by IIM Kashipur. Registration process for CAP 2024 is open till January 29, 2024 and the CAP round begins in February 2024. All the participating IIMs follow common criteria at first stage shortlisting for CAP 2024. Check Complete IIM CAP round details

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:

2. IIM Sirmaur Admission Process through SAP 2024: Key Details

Supplementary Admission Process (SAP) is conducted by IIM Sirmaur and two other CAP participating third generation IIMs for the candidates who have not been shortlisted and have not been able to participate in Common Admission Process (CAP). The shortlisting criteria for SAP 2024 have a lower CAT cut off than applied for CAP round. IIM Sirmaur reserves 50 of the seats for female students and will conduct a separate supernumerary admission interview process to fill these seats.  The first preference would be given to the qualified female candidates through the CAP 2024 process.

SAP will consist of PI round. CAT 2023 score is the sole criteria for SAP shortlisting. The Admission Committee of SAP Participating IIMs reduces the overall as well as section-wise minimum CAT cut off for all candidates to get the desired number of candidates. Since CAP cut offs are higher than the reduced cut off in SAP IIMs’ shortlisting process, there may be many candidates who have not qualified to participate in CAP 2024 process. For such candidates, these IIMs will conduct PI through separate Supplementary Admission Process (SAP). Registration process for SAP 2024 opens separately from January last week to mid February. 

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List of IIMs Participating in SAP 2024
Like CAP, the Supplementary Admission process or SAP 2024 is the final selection round for MBA admission 2024 in following three baby IIMs:

IIM Sirmaur: Key Highlights & USPs

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Sirmaur is the third generation IIM set up in 2015 and has grown up to one of the top B-schools in India. The Key highlights and USPs of IIM Sirmaur are:

  • 2.1 Ranking & Accreditation: IIM Sirmaur is ranked # 98 in Govt. of India MHRD NIRF Ranking 2023 for 125 Management institutes. IIM Sirmaur is a member of AACSB, AIMA, CMEE, NHRDN, CII, AIMS among others
  • 2.2 Awards Degree instead of Diploma: IIM Sirmaur is now empowered with the legal authority to award MBA degrees for its Post Graduate Programme in Management.
  • 2.3 High Intake: MBA and MBA Tourism programs at IIM Sirmaur have an intake of 300 students  
  • 2.4 Moderate Fee: IIM Sirmaur MBA programme fee is Rs.16 lakhs. The fee is much lower than is charged by other top IIMs and other top B-schools
  • 2.5 IIM Sirmaur Placement 2023: Average salary in IIM Sirmaur Placement 2023 increased by 13% at Rs.14.45 LPA. The highest domestic salary in IIM Sirmaur Placement 2023 goes up by 142% at Rs.64.12 LPA
  • 2.6 Top Recruiters: IIM Sirmaur is a favourite placement destination for top companies. Top recruiters in Placement 2023 included Deloitte, Accenture, Cognizant, Schneider Electric, Hero Motors, IDBI Capital, L&T, Tata Power, IBM
  • 2.7 International Exchange: For International Exchange, IIM Sirmaur has MoU with  The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, Dubai, United Arab Emirates for  educational and academic exchanges; with SDA Bocconi School of Management, Milan, Italy for conduct of three-week international immersion program for MBA students of IIM Sirmaur. In India, IIM Sirmaur has Institutional partnerships with The Institute of Company Secretaries of India; Goethe Institute; Edcil (India); NS Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning at IIM Bangalore;  Digital Depositories in NAD (NSDL); Wadhwani Foundation among others

4. IIM Sirmaur Programmes Offered
IIM Sirmaur offers following programs:

  • 2 years full time Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme
  • 2 Years full time Master of Business Administration (Tourism & Hospitality Management)
  • Doctoral (PhD) Programme in Management.

5. IIM Sirmaur Fees & Intake
IIM Sirmaur MBA Fees and Seats for different MBA Programmes is as below:

Program
Fee Structure
Seats
MBA
Rs.16 Lakhs
240
MBA Tourism
Rs.16 Lakhs
  60

6. IIM Sirmaur Placements 2023
IIM Sirmaur has successfully completed 100% Final Placements for its 7th MBA 2021-23 batch with 13% rise in average salary and 142% hike in highest salary. Out of the batch of 238 students, 224 students participated in Placement Season 2023, and 243 offers were made by 125 companies in diverse set of industries.

IIM Sirmaur Placement Highlights 2023

  • Average Salary Up by 13% at Rs.14.45 LPA in 2023 from Rs.12.74 LPA last year
  • Median Salary Up by 6% at Rs.13 LPA in 2023 from Rs.12.23 LPA last year
  • Highest Salary Up by 142% at Rs.64.12 LPA in 2022 from Rs.26.5 LPA last year
  • Top 50% average salary Up by 11% at Rs.17.15 LPA in 2022 from Rs.15.38 LPA last year
  • MBA 2021-23 Batch size has increased to 238 students from 186 for MBA 2020-22
  • Out of 238 students in the batch 224 participated for placements 2023
  • 33% students are with work experience in the 7th MBA 2021-23 Batch
  • 125 Recruiters in 2023 made 243 offers to 224 students
  • 65 New Recruiters in Placement 2023
  • 13 PPOs Offered to the students
  • 14 Students Opted out of campus placements
  • Top Recruiters include Deloitte, EY, HDFC, Accenture, Cognizant, Schneider Electric, L&T, Tata Power, IBM, ICICI, Tech Mahindra, DCM Shriram, Volvo, Eicher, ZS Associates Read More

7. IIM Sirmaur Selection Process through CAP 2024
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 in IIM Sirmaur Admission 2024 through CAP 2024. Below is shared the IIM Sirmaur Shortlisting criteria and selection process through IIM CAP 2024:

7.1 IIM Sirmaur Selection Process through CAP 2024 - IIM Sirmaur CAP 2024
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 Sirmaur. IIM Sirmaur 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 Sirmaur Admission Policy for MBA 2024-26 

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8. IIM Sirmaur Selection Process through SAP 2024 - IIM Sirmaur SAP 2024
For the candidates shortlisted for PI as per IIM Sirmaur shortlisting criteria, but not qualified in CAP 2024, PI will be conducted through separate process - Supplementary Admission Process (SAP) 2024. The performance of the candidate in PI of SAP 2024 would be considered for preparing the merit list. IIM Sirmaur reserves 50 of the seats for female students and will conduct a separate supernumerary admission interview process to fill these seats.  The first preference would be given to the qualified female candidates through the CAP 2024 process.

8.1 IIM SAP 2024 Cut off: Shortlisting Criteria
CAT 2023 percentile score is the sole criteria to shortlist the candidates for SAP round. SAP shortlisting criteria is based on lower CAT cut off than that is applied for CAP. The CAT cut off table for SAP 2024 for all categories in shortlisting process for MBA admission 2024 are as below:

8.2 SAP shortlisting Criteria for All Candidates
The PI process for the candidates, who are clearing the cut-off mentioned in below and not clearing the cut-off mentioned for CAP will be conducted through SAP 2024. SAP Registration window will be opened in the second week of February 2024.

Category
Total Percentile
DILR Percentile
VARC Percentile
QA Percentile
General
91
72
72
72
EWS
76
49
49
49
NC-OBC
76
49
49
49
SC
58
43
43
43
ST
35
25
25
30
PWD
35
25
25
30

IIM Sirmaur SAP 2024 Shortlisting Criteria

9.3 SAP 2024 shortlisting Criteria for Female Candidates
Following table for shortlisting is for female candidates only. The female candidates, who are shortlisted based on the cutoffs below and not clearing the cut-offs mentioned above will be considered for super-numerary girl seats only. The PI process for such candidates will be conducted through SAP 2024. Registration window will be opened in the second week of February 2024.

Category
Total Percentile
DILR Percentile
VARC Percentile
QA Percentile
General
91
71
71
71
EWS
73
48
48
48
NC-OBC
73
48
48
48
SC
56
42
42
42
ST
34
24
24
30
PWD
34
24
24
30

IIM Sirmaur SAP 2024 Shortlisting Criteria for Female candidates

9. IIM Sirmaur Final Admission Criteria 2024: Exam Accepted, Final Selection Process
IIM Sirmaur Admission 2024 through CAP 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 and SAP 2024
  • Stage-3: The Final Selection List based on CAT score, CAP/SAP 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

The scores obtained by the candidate in PI Round of CAP 2024 and SAP 2024 would be considered for preparing the merit list

9.1 IIM Sirmaur Final Selection Criteria Weights for Admission  2024
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 Overall Score
35%
CAT Scaled Score to be used and not the CAT Percentile as per following weightage out of 35%: VARC Score: 40; DILR:40; QA: 20
Personal Interview (PI)
20%
Obtained Score in CAP or SAP used in Final Merit List
Class 10 Marks
  3%
Above 95% Marks
Class 12 Marks
  4%
Above 95% Marks
Graduation Marks
  8%
Above 90% Marks in UG
Work Experience
 20%
Relevant Work Ex between 23 to 35 Months
Gender Diversity
   5%
Female 5%; Male 0
Trailblazer Score
   5%
Minimum 2 years full time work experience in NGO, Medical Doctors, Entrepreneurs, National & International sports, CA/CS
Total Weightage points
100
After Final Selection Round

Source: IIM Sirmaur MBA 2024-26 Admission Policy

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

IIM Sirmaur Admission activity
Important dates
Remarks
Admission 2024 Application Starts
August 2, 2023 (10 AM)
Apply for CAT 2023- tick on the IIM Sirmaur MBA program, choose preferred interview cities in the application form. No extra application fees to be paid.
Last date to Apply
September 21, 2023
Was 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 20, 2024
For the Common Admission Process (CAP) 2024
Final selection (PI) CAP round start date
February 2024
CAP 2024 is common for 10 new & baby IIMs and Will continue till March 2024
Shortlist for SAP Round
January 23, 2024
SAP 2024 is common for 3 baby IIMs – IIM Bodh Gaya, IIM Jammu and IIM Sirmaur
PI Dates for SAP 2024 Round
March 2024
SAP 2024 is conducted for the candidates who are not shortlisted for CAP round
Submission of Confirmation of Interest online
March 2024
After CAP round 2024 is over
Final Admission Offer
May 2024
After receiving admission offer, confirm acceptance
 Session Commencement
July 2024
Selected Candidates to register online and pay acceptance fee before orientation

Indian Institute of Management, Sirmaur, which became operational in 2015, is one of 20 premier business schools in the country declared as institutions of national importance by the Government of India. IIM Sirmaur, mentored by IIM Lucknow offers full-time two-year residential program in management designed to develop sensitive and future-aware corporate leaders and entrepreneurs.  An encouraging increase in the number and diversity of recruiters as well as profiles offered to IIM Sirmaur students in Placement 2023 has attracted more candidates to opt for IIM Sirmaur. 

IIM Sirmaur currently operates from its temporary campus at the Himachal Institute of Technology, Paonta Sahib in the Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh. The permanent campus of IIM Sirmaur is coming up at the national highway in DhaulaKuan near Nahan town on 210 acres of land.