Admission Policy MBA 2024

Admission Under SAP-2024-26

Admission Policy
MBA(SAP) 2024-26

1.Result: Latest by 10th May 2024

This document details the process that will be adopted for selecting candidates for Admission to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) at the Indian Institute of Management Sirmaur (IIMS) for 2024-26 under the Supernumerary Admission Process (SAP).

IIM Sirmaur considers the Common Admission Test (CAT) as an evaluation criterion for admitting students in its MBA programs. IIMS adopts a two-phase selection process. The first phase of the process is applied to all eligible candidates who meet the cut-off criteria as mentioned in Table 1 to be shortlisted for a personal interview (PI).

The second phase consists of preparing 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, as mentioned in Table-2. The selection process, parameters and weights are used uniformly for all applicants within a specific category. At IIM Sirmaur, we strongly believe that the class is richer when there are diverse experiences from different fronts. Sufficient candidates are shortlisted at each stage from each social category to meet the reservation requirement, as applicable as per Government of India norms.

Phase 1: Shortlist for Personal Interview (PI) based on CAT 2023

 

The minimum overall and sectional percentiles expected to be shortlisted for a PI is specified in the Table 1 below. The PI would be conducted through online mode for this admission cycle.

 

Table 1: Criteria for Phase 1 shortlisting
Candidate category Verbal & Reading Comprehension (VARC) Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DI LR) Quantitative Aptitude (QA) Overall Percentile

General

70

70

70

80

EWS

40

40

40

60

NC-OBC

45

45

45

60

SC

35

35

35

45

ST

25

25

25

35

DAP

25

25

25

35

Note: Above mentioned are the minimum eligibility criteria and do not imply an admission. However, the criterion is subject to revision at any point of time depending upon the requirements. The criteria w.r.t. individual sectional percentile and the overall percentile may be increased/lowered/relaxed based on the required number of candidates to be called for PI in one or more categories. The Admission Committee at IIM Sirmaur reserves the right to have a higher/lower cut-off than those mentioned above.

 

Phase 2: Preparing merit list

 

Table 2: Process of calculating the composite score

Sl.no

Component

Weight

Scoring criteria

1

Scaled CAT Score

35

DI LR: 40%; VARC: 40%; QA: 20%;

i=1 VARC; m1 = 40

i=2: DI LR; m2 = 40

i=3 QA; m3 = 20

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2

PI Score

20

Personal Interview under the SAP process

3

a. Academic Performance

15

10th (3)

12th (4)

Graduation (8)

If<45
(ineligible)

If<45
(ineligible)

If<50
(ineligible)

If < 75 = 0

If < 75 = 0

If < 60 = 0

75-85 = 1

75-85 = 1

60-70 = 3

>85-95 = 2

>85-95 = 2

>70-80 = 6

>95 = 3

>95= 4

>80-90 = 7

 

 

>90 = 8

 

 

 

>95 = 5

4

Work Experience

25

<12 Months

0

12 - 17 Months

10

>17 - 23 Months

15

>23 - 35 Months

20

>35 - 41 Months

15

>41- 53 Months

10

>53 months

0

5

Trailblazer score

5

For full time paid work-experience in following sectors* for a minimum of 2 years:

- Non-governmental organization (NGO)

- Medical doctors

- Entrepreneurs

- Sports: National/international sports winner

OR

Bachelors in a creative discipline (B. Des, B. Arch and B. Plan)*

OR

Professional course: Chartered Accountancy, Cost Accounting, and Company Secretaryship certifications

Composite Score

100

* the specific decision on the categories in the list will be taken by the Admission Committee depending on the data available.

Points to note:

  1. Towards its commitment for promoting gender equity in our society, IIM Sirmaur reserves 50 of these seats for female students. Even though the institute may conduct a separate supernumerary admission interview process to fill these seats reserved for female candidates, the first preference would be given to the qualified female candidates through the CAP 2024 process.
  2. Offers of Admission under any category/quota shall be strictly in order of merit in accordance with the selection parameters and composite score obtained by a candidate.
  3. The admission committee of IIM Sirmaur holds the discretion to change any part of the admission policy at any point in time during the admission process.
  4. It is recommended that students complete their bachelor exams, if any, before the classes at IIM Sirmaur begin in June 2024.
  5. Any misrepresentation or suppression of information by a candidate at any stage during the admissions process or at any later date, will lead to immediate disqualification of the candidate from the MBA program of IIMS and the onus of the responsibility and its consequences of misrepresentation or suppression of information lies on the candidate.
  6. All the aspirants should check their emails from admission@iimsirmaur.ac.in and the IIMS website (https://www.iimsirmaur.ac.in) regularly for updates on Admission related communication & activities.

Any dispute concerning admissions to IIM Sirmaur would be subject to the jurisdiction of the competent courts within the territorial jurisdiction of the city of Paonta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh only.