Latest Update: IIM Kashipur has started classes for the session 2020-2021 for PhD and MBA programs from the first week of July and August respectively.

Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kashipur, is ranked 33rd under the Management category by NIRF 2020. The college has a flagship program named Postgraduate Program in Management (PGP) or an MBA which is the most popular course of the college. IIM Kashipur has maintained a 100% placement record for 8 consecutive years with an Average Salary package of INR 13.82. Highest Salary package stood at INR 45 LPA for 2020 which left behind IIM Rohtak and IIM Raipur in highest LPA.

  • The institute has 33 core and 20 International and National visiting faculty members with current students having 25 months of work experience in prestigious companies like Accenture, Amazon, Crompton, Deloitte, etc.
  • It also has international collaboration with universities like ALBA Greece, Aalborg Denmark, ESDES Lyon in France, AIT Bangkok, Tel Aviv University in Israel which gives international exposure to students.
  • The CAT 2019 cutoff of IIM Kashipur for the general category ranges between 90 percentile for General category.

MBA Admissions 2020 has seen a double-digit increase as compared to past years. To know what MBA course has to offer, Click Here

IIM Kashipur Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2011 | Public
Approved by AICTE
Mentored by IIM Lucknow
Courses Offered PG & Fellow Programs
Application Mode | Fees Online & Offline | INR 1,900
Admission Criteria Merit-based & Entrance Test
Accepted Test Scores CAT/ EMAT/ GMAT
Official Website

IIM Kashipur Courses

Given below are the academic programs offered by the management institute. Read on to know the eligibility criteria and selection procedure followed by the Institute. 

Program Details
Masters in Business Administration (MBA)/ PGP
  • Duration: 2-year | Full-time
  • Eligibility: Bachelor degree holders with at least 50% marks. Students in their final year and awaiting results can also apply.
  • Selection Procedure: CAT /GMAT /GRE
Master of Business Administration for Working Executives (MBA WX)
  • Duration: 2-year | Full-time
  • Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% for General, 47% for NC-OBC, 45% for SC/ST/DAP.
  • Work experience: 3 years of Managerial/ Entrepreneurial/ Professional experience after Graduation.
Fellow Program in Management (FPM) *
  • Eligibility
    • Candidate must one of the following qualification obtained from a recognized university:
    • A master's degree in any discipline with at least 60% marks or equivalent grade point average (OR)
    • A professional qualification - CA/ICWA/CS with graduation degree (OR)
    • 4 years/8-semester bachelor's degree (B.E./B. Tech./B. Arch. etc.) with at least 6.5 CGPA or equivalent percentage.
 Executive Fellow Program in Management (EFPM) *
  • Eligibility: 
    • The candidate should have one of the following qualifications:
    • A master's degree in any discipline with at least 60% marks or equivalent grade point average with a Bachelor's degree / equivalent qualification after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) (OR)
    • Five years integrated Master’s Degree Programme in any discipline with at least 60% marks, obtained after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent (OR)
    • A professional qualification like CA, ICWA, CS with at least 60% marks or equivalent grade point average (OR)
    • 4 years /8-semester bachelor's degree (B.E./B.Tech./B. Arch. etc.) with at least 60% marks or equivalent grade point average

*Note: For FPM or EPFM, Candidate needs to clear any of the entrance exam prescribed by the college admission rules. Followed by Interview. 

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IIM Kashipur Admission

Candidates seeking admission in the institute must fulfill the eligibility criteria required as per the course. Mentioned below are the selection criteria for each course offered by the Institute:

  • For MBA (Indian citizens): The selection procedure consists of two stages: 

    • Stage 1: Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI). Based on their performance in the initial stage, the candidates will be shortlisted for the next stage. 
    • Stage 2: Generation of Merit List. In this stage, the Institute assigns weights on the following components: 

Selection Percentage:

  • 10% is for WAT and 20% is for PI. 
  • Other components in deciding the admission include score of CAT (30%), 10th marks (5%), 12th marks (5%), Graduation marks (10%), Professional qualification (5%), Work experience (5%), Academic Discipline (5%), Diversity factor: Female or Transgender (5%). 

The final admission will be based on merit scored by the student in the previous stages. 

For International citizens:

CAT/GMAT score (30% weight for the score exceeding the minimum required Scores of any other component including remote interviews over telephone/ videoconferencing as may be decided by the Institute (30% weight)
Work Experience score (20% weight). Score for Past Academic Performance (PAP - 20% weight)

The shortlisted applicants, present in India during the 3rd week of May, will need to undergo a personal interview.

  • For MBA WX: The selection will be based on a valid GMAT/CAT score (last two years) or marks obtained in Executive Management Aptitude Test (EMAT) conducted by IIM Kashipur. The institute will prepare a merit list based on CAT/GMAT/EMAT Score, academic performance, work experience, and personal interview. 
  • For FPM: Candidates will be short-listed on the basis of merit scored in CAT/GMAT/GRE/GATE/UGC-JRF. There will be a personal interview of all the qualifying candidates for final selection.
  • For EEPM: The institute assign weight either to a Research Aptitude Test (RAT) or a standard test like CAT/GMAT/GRE/UGC-JRE, provided any of these tests has been taken within two years period at the time of application. 

IIM Kashipur CAT Cutoff

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IIM Kashipur Placements

IIM Kashipur has completed its 2018-2020 placement cycle recently with an impressive placement record. There were a total of 249 students eligible for placement from the 2018-20 batch. The highest percentage of placements were made in the IT & Analytics domain with up to 31% recruited to that domain alone. 

IIM Placement Data 2018-2020 Batch

Number of students eligible for placements


Number of PPO/PPI


Number of students placed through campus


Number of offers made


Number of companies participated


Highest Domestic CTC


Highest International CTC

INR. 48.50 LPA

Average CTC

INR. 13.82 LPA

Median CTC

INR. 12.04 LPA

IIM Kashipur Placement


Some of the prominent recruiters that showed interest in IIM Kashipur students included Angel Broking, ANZ, E&Y, Deloitte, CRISIL, Futures First, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, RBL Bank, Infosys, CARE Ratings, GMR, Analytics Quotient, HFFC, IPAC, Genpact, ElasticRun, OfBusiness, SafeExpress, FIITJEE, PitStop, PowerSolv among others who made lucrative offers to the students with diverse roles.

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IIM Kashipur Scholarships

 Listed below is a brief about the scholarships provided by the Government of India to MBA aspirants: 

  • Central Sector Scholarship Scheme of Top Class Education for Scheduled Castes Students by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
  • Central Sector Scholarship Scheme of Top Class Education for Scheduled Tribes Students by Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
  • Merit-cum-means based scholarship scheme belonging to the minority communities - Ministry of Minority Affairs.

The institute also sponsored a scholarship namely Need cum Merit-based Financial Assistance. Below mentioned are the details for the same:

  • It is provided in the form of 100%, 50%, and 25% fee tuition waiver.
  • It is given to up to 10% of MBA participants based on their family income and academic performance. 
  • Any student, including those belonging to the SC/ST category, whose total annual family income does not exceed INR 3,00,000 is eligible for consideration of these scholarships. 

IIM Kashipur FAQ

Ques. What is the placement process of IIM Kashipur for freshers?

Ans. Placement at IIM Kashipur takes place at two stages. 

  • Stage1: An 8-week full-time summer internship (1week of April to May)
  •  Stage 2: Final Recruitment’s

Summer placements begin 1st week of October and Final placements begin in November. The placement cell performs certain activities during the placement process. They are:

  • Pre-placement presentation/ Distribution of Published Material.
  • Invitation for Job Description/ Job Role from the Organisation 
  • Submission of Resume/Applications by the students
  • Shortlisting of candidates
  • GD/Interviews
  • Final offers

Ques. Whose placement is better IIM Raipur, IIM Rohtak, or IIM Kashipur?

Ans. IIM Kashipur offers a good average salary package to students whereas IIM Raipur and IIM Rohtak offers a good range of highest salary package. Here are some highlights comparing all three colleges:

IIM Raipur IIM Rohtak IIM Kashipur
Average Salary: INR 14.53 LPA Average Salary: INR 11.85 LPA Average Package: INR 12,17 LPA
Highest Salary: INR 24.06 LPA Highest Salary: INR 24.13 LPA Highest Package: INR 28 LPA
Recruiters: 150 Recruiters: 90 Recruiters: 72
New Recruiters: 50 New Recruiters: 40 New Recruiters: 35
Read More: IIM Raipur IIM Rohtak --

Ques. Why is IIM Kashipur least preferred among the new ones?

Ans. Despite better Infrastructure, Faculty, and Student-Teacher Ratio, IIM Kashipur is less preferred by the students because it has been underrated. The reason is simple.

  • IIM Rohtak is the oldest of the new IIMs and is close to NCR Region.
  • IIM Udaipur has a good MHRD Rankings.
  • IIM Trichy made itself known as a CFA Recognised Institute under the Institute University Recognition Programme.
  • IIM Ranchi marketed itself solely through its placement record which is a bit better than the rest.

IIM Kashipur, on the other hand, in spite of being excellent at every aspect, didn’t have location, age factor or Rankings advantage to market itself.

Ques. What is the CAT Cutoff for IIM Kashipur Admission 2020?

Ans. CAT Overall percentile for year 2020-21 Admission is 90 for general category, 85 for EWS, 78 for 78, 40 for SC and EWS both.

Ques. What is the highest package for year 2020 placement at IIM Kashipur?

Ans. Highest Package was INR 45 LPA.

Ques. Can a B.Tech student directly enroll for FPM program without Postgraduation?

Ans. Yes, students are allowed to enroll for FPM Program.

Ques. How many IIMs are there in India?

Ans. At present, there are 20 IIMs in India. Classified into first (established from 1961-1996), second (2007-2011) and third (2015-2016) generation IIMs, First among the lot were IIM Calcutta and IIM Ahmedabad, both established in 1961.

Ques. Is IIM Kashipur among the third generation IIMs?

Ans. No, IIM Kashipur belongs to second generation institutes as it was established in 2011.

Ques. What is IIM Kashipur ranking at national levels?

Ans. IIM Kashipur has been ranked 33 by NIRF Management Rankings 2020 among top 100 MBA colleges in India.

Ques.< What are the courses offered by IIM Kashipur?

Ans. IIM Kashipur offers a full-time MBA, executive MBA (MBA-WX) and MBA (Analytics) courses along with the PhD program (Fellow Programme in Management-FPM). 

Ques. Does IIM Kashipur provide hostel facilities?

Ans. Yes, IIM Kashipur provides hostels for outstation students which are well-furnished with all necessities. 

Ques. When was IIM Kashipur founded?

Ans. IIM Kashipur was founded in 2011, which makes it just a 9 years old premium MBA college in India.

Ques. Which is the best program offered by IIM Kashipur?

Ans.MBA (analytics) is one of the most popular programs offered by IIM Kashipur given the data-driven market and high demands for analytics in every industry sphere.

Ques. What is the IIM Kashipur course fee for MBA programs?

Ans. IIM Kashipur course fees are relatively low and range between 7-9 lakhs.

Ques. What is the cutoff for admissions into IIM Kashipur?

Ans. By latest updates, IIM Kashipur accepts no less than 90.89 percentile in CAT for general category, 79 percentile for NC-OBC category and 50 percentile for SC/ST categories. 

Ques. Are there any IIM Kashipur online courses?

Ans. IIM Kashipur offers online certificate programs: Applied Financial Risk Management, Applied Credit Risk Analytics, Strategic Management, Executive Development Programme in Operations Management, Executive Development Programme in Financial Data Analytics, Executive Certificate Programme in Logistics & Supply Chain Analytics.

Ques. What is the scenario of IIM Kashipur placement trends?

Ans. As a 9 years-old institute, IIM Kashipur showcases an impressive 100% placement record with the highest CTC reaching 45LPA mark. About 249 students of the 2020 MBA batch received 252 offers. Finding a place among top league 31% offers from IT domain.

Ques. Does IIM Kashipur offer a PhD program?

Ans. Yes, IIM Kashipur offers a PhD program (Fellow Programme in Management-FPM). 

Ques. When are IIM Kashipur results usually declared?

Ans. IIM Kashipur usually declared the final results of a 2 years MBA program on its official website in May every year.

Ques. How is the IIM Kashipur placement experience for freshers?

Ans.As the institute usually observed a 100% placement, it is believed that lack of work experience does not affect placement scopes. However, most of the batches have an average work experience of 2-2.5 years of work experience.