IIM Sambalpur, Odisha is the 18th IIM to have announced the admission for the academic year 2015-17. IIM Indore, the mentor institute has announced the information on IIM Sambalpur. As per the mentor institute, the session of the first academic year will commence from September, 2015.

IIM Sambalpur will start its first batch on September 2015. The tuition fee for the Post Graduate Programme (PGP) will be Rs. 10 lakh for 2 years. Till the time the faculty members are recruited, IIM Indore professors will teach at IIM Sambalpur. The total number of intakes for the first batch will be 60.

The following table brings to you the category wise  CAT 2014 cutoff and number of intakes for IIM Sambalpur.


Number of Seats

Section 1 (QA & DI)

Section 2 (VA & LR)



























The qualifying candidates will be selected on the basis of the scores obtained in the Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. Those who had appeared for the CAP rounds conducted by IIM Udaipur need not participate in any more WAT-PI rounds.

If you fulfill the above mentioned criteria and have not received email from IIM Indore till July 13, 2015, you have to send email to pgpadmissionssbpr@iimidr.ac.in with following information:


1. Are you interested in being considered for PGP at IIM Sambalpur?

2. CAT Registration Number

3. Name of the candidate

4. Name of the city/town

5. Email ID

6. Mobile Number

7. Landline Number (including STD code)


IIM Indore mentions, “All students will get accommodation with spacious rooms and sufficient furniture. The hostel is in the vicinity of the first year classroom.”


We will keep you updated more on the final selection criteria and other details of IIM Sambalpur here at this page.


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Although both the exams are for getting into Bschools in India for post graduation but there is a huge difference between the two:

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what percentile in cat do I need if I have 84 percent in 10th and 92 percent in 12th to get into IIM Indore?

ADIL KHAN Student Expert 28th Mar, 2020

Hii Suraj,

IIM Indore is one such B-school which values your previous academic marks a lot. Your graduation marks matter too. And the stream from which you graduated. You have a good score in class 12th but an average one in class 10th. See it is just not your acads but your work-ex if any, your extracurriculars matter too.

You'll still need a percentile somewhat above 98+ if you are a student of Commerce background. Being from tech. background furthermore makes it difficult for one to get in.

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Is it possible to get elegible for mba course without work experience in s p jain and if eligible then at what cat score open category student gets admitted.

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 27th Mar, 2020


see it is not mandatory to have work experience to join 2 year mba program in sp jain, however if you opt for executive mba then work experience is necessary.

sp jain offers mba courses on Marketing, Operations, Information Management & Finance.

sp jain selection criteria is two types 1> profile based, 2> profile cum score based.

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Shaurya Kapoor 27th Mar, 2020

It basically depends upon from college to college and the criteria for short listing. But if you wish to make it to the top colleges of CAT it is advised to score very high percentage of marks in your class x and class xii.

Every year the percentage needed for shortlistment is changed by the college.

The overall shortlistment depends upon your performance in class x and xii , your grades in college , extra curricular activities and your work experience.

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Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 27th Mar, 2020


I have mentioned the previous years cutoff of civil engineering for iit guwahati below in various stream for general category,

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so you have less chances for iit guwahati.

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