Indian Institute of Management Sambalpur is one of the most promising and dynamic management institutions among the new generation IIMs of the country located in Sambalpur, Odisha, India. MHRD, GOI established IIM Sambalpur in 2015. IIM Sambalpur is Institute of National Importance as per the IIM 2017 Act. Specked in the picturesque settings and nestled in Barapahad (Twelve Hills), the campus lies near Hirakud Dam – the world’s longest earthen dam. The foundation stone of the permanent campus of IIM Sambalpur was laid by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, on 2nd January 2021. The permanent campus is likely to be operational in 2022.
Since its inception, the institute has already taken positive steps for Entrepreneurial Innovation and Experiential Learning. IIM Sambalpur currently offers full-time Master in Business Administration (MBA), full-time Ph.D., Executive Ph.D., and Executive MBA program. Since 2019, the institute has one of the best gender diversity in MBA programs among all the IIMs. The institute is also the pioneer in its unique experiential learning pedagogy called “Flipped Classroom.”