Indian Institute Of Management Sambalpur

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Masters of business administration(MBA) for working Professionals- Delhi campus

Admission Process

Eligibility Conditions


  • Candidate should hold a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent percentage.
  • Completed at least 3 (three) years of full time managerial/professional experience after Bachelor’s Degree as on the last date for submission of applications.
  • The programme is open to all nationalities.
  • Seats are reserved for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/PWD/EWS candidates as per Government of India rules.
Selection Process

Self Financed Candidates

In the case of self-financed candidates fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria as above shall be called for the PI process. The Admission Committee in consultation with the Competent Authority will decide the number of candidates to be called for PI. Candidates shall be required to submit a “No Objection Certificate”/ “Consent letter” for pursuing the MBA for working professionals at IIM Sambalpur – Delhi Centre from his or her employer.

Industry Sponsored Candidates

Industry Sponsored candidates are allowed admission in the MBA for working professionals at IIM Sambalpur -Delhi Centre. A sponsored candidate must have been in service of the sponsoring organization for at least two years at the time of admission. The selection of candidates under this category will be primarily based on personal interview. The candidates will be required to submit a letter from the sponsoring company. A candidate selected under this category will have to abide by all the Rules and Regulations applicable to student admitted under the normal category.

Statement of Purpose (SOP)

Candidates should submit a Statement of Purpose (SOP) not exceeding 2000 words. The SOP should include a discussion of the candidate’s career path, interests, professional contributions, goals, and the driving force behind their pursuit of an MBA for working professionals.

Personal Interview

Upon being shortlisted the candidates shall appear for a personal interview in front of the selection panel. The selection panel will assess the suitability of the candidates based on their managerial acumen and entrepreneurial mindset.

Preparing The Merit List

The Final Merit List for admission to the program will be prepared based on the candidate’s Personal Interview, Academic Qualification, diversity and Statement of Purpose (SOP).
The Personal Interview will be given a weightage of 60 percent. The candidate’s profile, which comprises of their Past Academic Performance and Diversity will each be given a weightage of 10 percent. The Statement of Purpose (SOP) & Career Objectives submitted by the candidate will carry a weightage of 20 percent.
IIM Sambalpur reserves the right to modify any part of this document including the various criteria and cut offs mentioned at any time till the actual admission process for the batch is completed. Any dispute concerning Admission for the 2023 batch would be subject to jurisdiction of the competent courts within the territorial jurisdiction of city of Sambalpur only.