Sambalpur: IIM Sambalpur, the hand-crafted IIM and one of the most promising and dynamic management institutions among the new generation IIMs of the country, concluded yet another successful academic year with the 4th (2018-2020) & 5th (2019-2021) annual convocation in the virtual mode. The convocation was graced by Chief guest Shri Sajjan Jindal, Chairman and Managing Director of JSW Group, Shri CS Nagendra D Rao President, Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), Smt. Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairman, Board, IIM Sambalpur and former Chairperson of the State Bank of India and Prof. Mahadeo Jaiswal, Director, IIM Sambalpur along with the faculty, staff and students, media journalists, guests from the Govt of India, Govt of Orissa and other distinguished guests. A total of 187 students were felicitated in the convocation with the 5th Batch having highest gender diversity across all IIMs with 46 female students in a batch strength of 95.
IIM Sambalpur with its core values of Innovation, Integrity and Inclusiveness is focused on nation-building and is committed in their goal of contributing towards the development of the country. The institute thrives to impart these values in their students to raise responsible leaders with an entrepreneurial mindset who will work towards the betterment of their country. The 5th graduating batch of IIM Sambalpur have achieved 100% placement despite the pandemic with multi fold increase in recruiters across sectors.