About IIM Sirmaur

About IIM Sirmaur


Indian Institute of Management Sirmaur (IIM Sirmaur) is a Centrally Funded Institution of National Importance set up by the Government of India in 2015. IIM Sirmaur is one of the newer institutions of the IIM family in the country. As a premier institution, under aegis of Ministry of Education, Gol, it aims to provide Management Education of high quality and promotes allied areas of knowledge and inter-disciplinary studies.

Institute strives for the seamless integration of management education with local and global aspirations in an enabling environment . It supports that management education is not just about seeking the most competitive employment opportunities, but also about learning to serve socio-economic concerns through ethical and visionary corporate leadership. It strives to focus on indigenous areas and innovative practices, to develop sensitive corporate leaders and entrepreneurs of tomorrow.

‘Vision’ of IIM Sirmaur is “To be globally respected institution for management excellence.”

‘Mission’ of IIM Sirmaur is “To develop and foster professionals with competencies in creating and leading future-oriented solutions for sustainable growth adhering to the highest standards of ethical and human aspects of work in Himachal Pradesh, India, and the world.” In view of the Vision and Mission of the institute, the ‘Objectives’ set out for the institution are to develop competence, conduct research, and prepare professionals and advice small, medium and large organizations on ‘Values’ not limited to one or a combination of all of these mentioned below:

  • To develop the student capacity and potential in line with the growing demands for industry from the point of view of domestic and international Markets.
  • Achieving international standards in teaching and quality research.
  • To grow by increasing the number of participants in flagship programmes like MBA and the doctoral programme: PhD.
  • To ensure and maintain high level of student satisfaction with respect to the programme design, delivery and the student placements.
  • To impart education of the highest standards that is commensurate with the needs of the ever-evolving and pragmatic world of business, to make learning an enriching experience for the students.
  • To connect with social responsibility and engage in community outreach by organising and participating in various activities.
  • To contribute to socio-economic environment and quality of life through outreach activities.
  • To promote indigenous growth and development of the region and the local communities through relevant research initiatives.
  • To consciously expose students to array of activities across domains that contribute to their holistic development as citizens by constantly focussing upon the basics and value orientation that ultimately converts into creating global business leaders.

IIM Sirmaur started its operations in 2015 with the full-time residential MBA programme. Later the full-time residential progamme in MBA Tourism and the full – time Ph.d have been introduced in Year 2019-20.

Currently, the Institute offers two full-time post graduate programmes of two years’ duration MBA and MBA Tourism and the doctoral programme (Ph.D). The pedagogy followed by IIM Sirmaur offers the same standards of rigour as the other members of the IIM family. An invigorating curriculum and demanding academic programme help to transform young minds into responsible professionals capable of adapting to the ever changing world. Institution has grown from 20 students in 2015 to nearly 500 students in 2021.

Right from its inception, IIM Sirmaur has been surging on the interminable path of improvement, enhancement and upscaling of its infrastructure and image through novel and innovative steps. IIM Sirmaur delivers application-oriented future-aware curricula that train the students to develop their natural talents into transferable skills, while being committed to making societies better places to transact honest business. Enriching interactions with the industry leaders through guest lectures and management conclaves add holistic development with academic credibility and develop an in-vogue industrial outlook.

In line with the vision to become a globally respected institution for management education, in a short span of 6 years, the Institute has been able to carve its niche in the teaching and research arena, benchmarking quality with global standards to achieve its growth targets successfully. All four passed out batches have been placed in the top companies through campus placement. The faculty are publishing high quality research in ABDC category Journals etc.

Our students are trained along desired corporate behavioural patterns, and are willing to engage as team players. The Institute is home to bright and highly motivated students from diverse backgrounds and qualifications selected through a rigorous process. Similarly, the curriculum is delivered by qualified in-house faculty members and the visiting corporate and academicians, drawn from varied premier research institutions and organizations.

The fundamental philosophy that guides all academic pursuits for students and professionals at IIM Sirmaur is to ensure that they develop in them the qualities such as: confidence, versatility, critical thinking, collaboration, co-creation, integrity, solution centricity, creativity, ethical decision making, futuristic orientation, empathy etc.

The Institute is currently functioning from its temporary campus at Paonta Sahib, District Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh. The IIM Sirmaur is a wi-fi equipped Campus with modern facilities and the latest technology to provide an excellent learning environment for the students. The Institute has state-of-the-art classrooms, fully equipped conference rooms with video-conferencing facility, hostels with modern amenities, a 24x7 library having abundant print & electronic resources, with remote access, computer lab with latest configuration machines with access to various software and databases, out-door and in-door sports, gymnasium, Mess etc.

The construction and development of the permanent campus is in progress in phased manner as per the government approvals, to be completed by June 2022. Foundation Stone has been laid on August 04, 2020. The 1st phase of the project has been approved by Government of India for the upcoming permanent campus for construction of an area of 60,384 sqm for student strength of 600 at a cost of Rs. 392.51 crores. 210 acres of land has been allotted for the construction of the permanent campus at Dhaula Kuan, District Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh.

Taking forward the legacy of the IIM brand, IIM Sirmaur is committed to delivering quality education, training and research in management sciences.