IIM Sambalpur Review: Your own most trusted and No.1 MBA Platform when it comes to credibility among MBA Aspirants and Alumni of top B-Schools, Career Anna, brings to you the flagship B-School Profile Series in a revamped format in 2019. We earlier brought to you IIM Raipur Review and IIM Rohtak Review. On popular demand, we bring to you IIM Sambalpur review by putting a comprehensive picture of the institute highlighting the pros and cons and concluding finally with Career Anna recommendation about the institute. 

IIM Sambalpur Review

Prominent Courses

Institute Courses Offered

IIM Sambalpur

  • Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP)
  • Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPX)
  • Executive Fellow Programme in Management (EFPM)
  • Ph.D Programme


Strong Points Weak Points
  • There are about 10 full-time faculty at IIM Amritsar coming from the top universities across the globe with vast industry experience and more than 80% of them are Ph.D. holders from top universities.
  • Among specializations, the faculty distribution is highly skewed.
  • Compared to the other IIMs, the student-faculty ratio at IIM Sambalpur is very low. 


  • The temporary campus of IIM Sambalpur is functioning in a state of the art building at the Jyoti Vihar, Burla.
  • The institute has 4 classrooms having a capacity to accommodate 60 students, equipped with the latest technology and high-speed internet connectivity.
  • There are three well-equipped hostel buildings inside the campus of the institute.
  • IIM Sambalpur is has a state-of-the-art library with plenty of resources.
  • The campus has IT enabled classrooms, auditorium, canteen, etc. along with other essential facilities. 

IIM Sambalpur Fees

IIM Sambalpur Fees for the PGP programme is INR 10 Lacs. 

IIM Sambalpur Placement Figures

IIM Sambalpur Placement Review: Strong Points IIM Sambalpur Placement Review: Weak Points
  • The IIM Sambalpur Placement 2019 witnessed 49 companies participating in the placement process making 69 offers.
  • The highest salary offered in IIM Sambalpur Placement 2019 went upto 20 LPA.
  • Some of the top recruiters were EY, Deloitte, Infosys, Vedanta, Tolaram Group, HDFC Bank, OYO, Decimal Point, Berger Paints, etc. 
  • Most of the recruiters were tier 2 & tier 3 companies – which is not an expectation from an IIM.
  • Also, the average salary offered in placements 2019 stood at 11.33 LPA which is not a bad figure but definitely low when compared to the top 20 B-school.


IIM Sambalpur Review: Admission Process

The selection of the candidates for admission at IIM Sambalpur is a two-step process:

  • The first stage is appearing for the CAT Exam conducted by the IIMs.
  • On clearing the required cutoffs and the composite score, the candidate will be further called for Writing Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). Academic Profile, Work Experience, Gender, and Academic diversity comes into the picture in the final selection process. 

Career Anna Recommendation

IIM Sambalpur Rankings 2018-19

  • IIM Sambalpur is certainly among the top 20 MBA College options apart from the List A colleges and is one among the baby IIMs.
  • IIM Sambalpur has a pretty good RoI in terms of placements and learning experience.
  • Career Anna gives 7.7 out of 10 rating to IIM Sambalpur.

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