IIM Sirmaur Admission 2022: Diversity, Profile & PI Get 70% Weightage; Check Criteria, Cut-off, Fees, Placement, Selection Process

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September 7, 2021
IIM Sirmaur MBA admission criteria 2022 award 70% weightage to Diversity Factor, Profile and performance in PI round while CAT score gets 30% weight in final selection. IIM Sirmaur, mentored by IIM Lucknow, will participate in CAP 2022 and as such will have common shortlisting criteria as applicable for other CAP participating IIMs. The B-school offers 2 years full time MBA and MBA in Tourism & Hospitality Management programmes
IIM Sirmaur Admission 2022

IIM Sirmaur MBA admission 2022 is open from August 4, 2021 and the last date to apply is September 15, 2021 which coincides the closing date for CAT 2021 application process. IIM Sirmaur offers two full time MBA programmes – 2 years full time residential MBA programme and 2 years full time MBA in Tourism & Hospitality Management.

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 2022-24 batch it is expected to go up further.

IIM Sirmaur will award 70% weightage to Diversity Factor, Profile and performance in PI round while CAT 2021 score gets 30% weight in final selection for MBA admission 2022. IIM Sirmaur will participate in new IIM Common Admission Process (CAP) 2022 and will have common shortlisting criteria as applicable for other CAP participating IIMs.

IIM Sirmaur Leadership
Professor (Dr) Neelu Rohmetra is the Director of IIM Sirmaur. She is the first ever woman to head any IIM and was conferred ‘First Ladies Award' on January 20th, 2018 for  being the First woman to head an IIM.  Equipped with a combined experience of over 28 years in teaching, research and administration, Professor Rohmetra is a US State Department IVLP Alumnus, USIEF Fulbright Fellow and has been Post-Doctoral Commonwealth Fellow, at Lancaster University, UK (2001-02).  She has published books and research papers in the areas of Human Resource Development, Organisational Behaviour and Cross-Cultural Management. Her interest lies in Gender Studies, Comparative Management and Leadership. She is supervising research at the doctoral (Ph.D) level.

Professor Rohmetra is on the boards and committees of various academic and administrative forums at national and international levels. She has been involved as member of AICTE committee for developing policy guidelines and benchmarks for grading AICTE approved PGDM institutions across the country.

IIM Sirmaur: Key Highlights & USPs

  • IIM Sirmaur is mentored by IIM Lucknow, one of the top four IIMs in the country
  • IIM Sirmaur students have a rare opportunity to be taught by IIM Lucknow faculty. The faculty members from IIM Lucknow are delivering courses at IIM Sirmaur.
  • The overall design, quality & delivery of PGP course, is to the standards & with direct involvement of IIM Lucknow.
  • IIM Sirmaur 2 years MBA Fee is Rs.11.75 lakhs which is much lower as compared to other IIMs and top MBA colleges
  • IIM Sirmaur Placement 2021 has recorded Average Salary at Rs.9.6 LPA and Highest Salary at Rs.16 LPA
  • Top Recruiters at IIM Sirmaur include ICICI Bank, EY, HDFC, DCM Shriram, Mindtree, Mu Sigma, Tech Mahindra
  • IIM Sirmaur Ranked 5th among the Emerging Business Schools in the Country by NHRDN-Shine.com Annual Survey of Business School Ranking in India (2018-19)
  • 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
  • IIM Sirmaur is a member of AACSB, AIMA, CMEE, NHRDN, CII, AIMS among others
  • 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.
  • 8 weeks of summer internship after first year of the programme is compulsory
  • IIM Sirmaur will award MBA degree to the students instead of PGDM  on programme completion

IIM Sirmaur Admission 2022: Important Dates
All the candidates who have registered and applied for CAT 2021, opted for admission in IIM Sirmaur in the CAT 2021 application form, and score the required cut off percentile, will be considered for next stage of IIM Sirmaur Admission criteria.  Important dates related to admission activities 2022 at IIM Sirmaur are as below:

IIM Sirmaur Admission criteria activity
Important dates
Remarks
Admission 2022 Application Starts
August 4, 2021 (10 AM)
Apply for CAT 2021- tick on the IIM Sirmaur MBA, MBA(T&HM) programme, choose preferred interview cities in the application form. No extra application fees to be paid.
Last date to Apply
September 15, 2021 (5PM)
Application process closes with the last date of CAT 2021 registration
CAT 2021 Exam Date
November 28, 2021
At 159 test cities in three slots on same day
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

Mentored by IIM Lucknow, IIM Sirmaur will participate in Common Admission Process (CAP) 2022 to be conducted for 9 new IIMs. The two-year, full-time, residential MBA and MBA (T&HM) programmes at Indian Institute of management (IIM) Sirmaur are designed to develop leaders and entrepreneurs who can perform globally to make a valuable difference to the Society and the Corporate world.  

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Programs Offered by IIM Sirmaur
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.  

IIM Sirmaur Fees
IIM Sirmaur fees for 2 years MBA programme is Rs.11.75 lakhs which is much lower  among new IIMs.

  • The IIM Sirmaur fees cover the expenses towards Tuition, Library, Internet, Case Permission Royalty, Course Material, Hostel Room Rent, Medical Insurance, Personal Accident Insurance and Alumni Activity.
  • In addition, the student has to pay Rs. 1,00,000/- in each term (up to fourth term) for the International Immersion Programme and in the event the Immersion programme is not conducted, the cost of fee charged for the immersion programme activity shall be adjusted against the term fee.
  • Mess Charges are to be paid as per actuals

IIM Sirmaur Intake: 180 Students
IIM Sirmaur intake for different MBA programmes is as under. The intake may go up for the 2022-24 batch.

Programme
Intake
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
120
Master of Business Administration (MBA in Tourism & Hospitality Management)
  60
Total
180

IIM Sirmaur Placements
IIM Sirmaur Placements 2021 concluded with 70% rise in number of recruiters. The highest domestic salary in IIM Sirmaur Placements 2021 was Rs.16 LPA and the average salary for the 2019-21 batch stood at Rs.9.6 LPA. The size of the batch of IIM Sirmaur has also grown to 112 students in 2019-21 batch from 98 students in 2018-20 batch.

IIM Sirmaur Placement Highlights 2021

  • Average Salary stood at Rs.9.6 Lakhs
  • Median Salary was Rs.10 LPA
  • Top 50% average salary was Rs.11.20 LPA
  • Highest Salary is Rs.16 lakhs
  • Batch size has increased to 112 students from 98
  • 40% students are with work experience in the 5th Batch
  • 132 Recruiters in 2021 as compared to 75 last year
  • 75+ New Recruiters in Placement 2021
  • PPO Offered: 1
  • International Placement Offers Received: 1
  • Out of 112 Students 100 sought campus placement
  • 11 Students Opted out and 1 student moved on for Entrpreneurship
  • 110 placement offers were made to 100 students
  • 10 Students get multiple offers
  • Top Recruiters include Aditya Birla, EY, ICICI Prudential, Infosys, ZS, DCM Shriram, Tech Mahindra, Mu Sigma, TresVista, Mindtree, HDFC Bank, Indiamart, Sutherland among others  Read More

IIM Sirmaur Selection Process will be through CAP 2022 
IIM Sirmaur participates in Common Admission Process (CAP) which is the WAT and PI round, conducted for admission to new IIMs. Last year 9 IIMs participated in the process.  Admission to the 8th batch of MBA Programme at IIM Sirmaur for the year 2022-24 shall constitute the following parameters under Common Admission Process (CAP):

  • CAT 2021 Examination valid CAT score, as applicable
  • Common eligibility criteria for shortlisting to WAT and PI process: IIM Sirmaur shall have the same shortlisting criteria as that of all other participating IIMs for CAP-2022 (Except for Supernumerary seats for Girl students)
  • Personal Presence Process (PPP): Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview, as per the shortlisting criteria
  • Announcement of the final selection/merit list on the basis of the composite score arrived at using weightages as per valid CAT-2021 score, WAT and PI score, academic profile, work experience and diversity (gender/academic disciplines)

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

IIM Sirmaur Eligibility for Admission

  1. IIM Sirmaur 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 2021 exam and must score minimum prescribed sectional and overall score to become eligible for admission at IIM Sirmaur
  3. If the candidate is awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence to determine MBA 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 Sirmaur by dividing the obtained CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant by 100 to confirm the Admission eligibility of the candidate. 
  4. A candidate appearing for the final year bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results is also eligible to apply for IIM Sirmaur Admission 2022. 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.
  5. IIM Sirmaur Eligibility criterion further clarifies that such a candidate, if selected, will become ineligible for the IIM Sirmaur admission unless he/she submits a certificate latest by June 30, 2022 from the principal/head of the department/ registrar/ director of the institution/university (issued on or before June 30, 2022) 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.
  6. It is mandatory for a final year student, who is provisionally considered eligible by IIM Sirmaur 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, 2022.  The deadline to submit the mark-sheet and the certificate is December 31, 2022. 

IIM Sirmaur Admission Criteria 2022
IIM Sirmaur Admission Criteria 2022 is a three step process – Pre shortlisting criteria, Shortlisting criteria for PI-WAT followed by Final admission selection Criteria comprising PI-WAT with only 30% weightage to CAT 2021 score.   

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IIM Sirmaur Pre-Shortlisting Criteria

  • In the first phase, all eligible candidates who have appeared for CAT 2021 and have applied for IIM Sirmaur are considered for shortlisting
  • Candidates who qualify at this stage will be asked to reconfirm their interest for admission to MBA 2022-24 of IIM Sirmaur sometime in the month of April 2022
  • The shortlist of candidates is based on securing minimum section-wise and aggregate percentile scores in CAT 2021 exam
  • The shortlisting will be common and will be done by CAP coordinating IIM
  • Candidates obtaining a positive (greater than zero) raw score in all sections of CAT-2021 will only be considered for Shortlisting
  • All the subsequent processing, standardization and selection is limited to candidates belonging to this first shortlist alone. Accordingly, only CAT 2020 score is used as the basis for arriving at the shortlist for PI-WAT round
  • IIM Sirmaur will send e-mail to all candidates who have applied to IIM Sirmaur and also meet the minimum CAT 2021 percentile requirements around third week of April 2022.
  • 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 2022 at IIM Sirmaur. 

IIM Sirmaur Shortlisting Criteria for PI-WAT
As per the IIM Sirmaur shortlisting criteria 2022, only those candidates who meet the minimum CAT 2021 percentile requirements, and have reconfirmed their interest, by the stipulated date, for admission to MBA 2022-24 of IIM Sirmaur will be considered for final admission with the PI-WAT round score

IIM Sirmaur Shortlisting Criteria 2022-24:
The category wise first stage IIM Sirmaur cut offs in the IIM Sirmaur shortlisting criteria, below which candidates would not be considered for further selection process, are shared below:

Category
IIM Sirmaur cut off for Section-1 VARC
IIM Sirmaur cut off for Section-2 DILR
IIM Sirmaur cut off for Section-3 Quant
IIM Sirmaur cut off - Overall CAT 2021 Percentile
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

Source: Based on IIM Sirmaur Admission Policy for MBA Admission 2021-23

CAT Cut Off: May Vary in Actual Shortlisting
IIM Sirmaur'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 were found to be less than the required number of candidates to be called for WAT & PI category-wise, then the overall as well as section-wise minimum score would be reduced to get the desired number of candidates.

IIM Sirmaur Final Admission Selection Round Criteria

  • All the shortlisted candidates are eligible to participate in Final selection CAP round for admission to IIM Sirmaur
  • 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), are not required to appear for the CAP 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 Sirmaur
  • Candidates who are not shortlisted and interviewed by any of the IIMs at Bangalore, Calcutta, Indore, Kozhikode, Lucknow (only for their PGP/PGPM programs) are required to appear for a Personal Interview (PI) / Written Ability Test (WAT) conducted as Common Admission Process by IIMs.

IIM Sirmaur Final Selection Criteria weights for Admission 2022

Component
Percentage weight on a scale of 100
Personal Interview (PI)
30
CAT 2021 score
30
12th class board marks (95.01-100%)
  5
Bachelor’s degree marks (95.01-100%)
  5
Work experience (25-36 Months)
15
Gender Diversity (Female Candidates)
10
Academic Diversity (Non-Engineers)
  5
Total Weightage
100

Source: IIM Sirmaur Admission Policy 2021-23 batch

IIM Sirmaur MBA Admission 2022: Criteria for Girl Students on Supernumerary Seats 
The admission under supernumerary quota for girl students is conducted separately by IIM Sirmaur and comprises following selection parameters: 

  • CAT 2021 Examination (valid CAT score, as applicable)
  • Performance in PI round which is conducted by IIM Sirmaur
  • Academic Performance
  • Work Experience
  • Academic Diversity

IIM Sirmaur Admission Process
Following steps are included in the IIM Sirmaur Admission process:

Step 1: The candidate must have appeared and scored the minimum required sectional and overall percentile in CAT 2021 to be considered for first stage screening process for admission at IIM Sirmaur for MBA and MBA (T&HM). For MBA (T&HM), apart from CAT 2021 score, the GMAT score of last 5 years or Score obtained in Admission Test conducted by IIM Sirmaur are also accepted.

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-2021 score and who have applied for IIM Sirmaur Admission. In case due to pandemic situation, WAT is not conducted, its  weightage is merged with PI round which may be conducted offline/online depending upon the Covid pandemic situation.

Step 3: Shortlisting process from the pool of the candidates is done by CAP 2022 coordinating IIM.

Step 4: After the CAP round, admission offers are made by IIM Sirmaur to successful candidates who have reconfirmed interest to IIM Sirmaur. The final selection is based on a diverse set of attributes which includes performance in PI round, Performance in past academics, Performance in CAT exam, Quality of Work Experience among others

Step 5: Final Admission Offer is made in the month of May/June on the basis of Final Score arrived after awarding the weightage scores on all the components. The academic session as IIM Sirmaur  begins in July.

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 2020 has attracted more candidates to opt for IIM Sirmaur. 

Indian Institute of Management Lucknow is the mentoring institute for IIM Sirmaur, and IIM Jammu. In the past IIM Lucknow has mentored two other IIMs- IIM Rohtak and IIM Kashipur.

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.