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K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research PGDM Admission 2018

Updated On: AUG 17TH, 2017

K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research was established in 1981 . KJ SIMSR offers programs including Post Graduate Diploma in Management, Master of Management Studies, Ph.D programs in Management, and Management Development Programs. It is affiliated to the University of Mumbai and approved by AICTE.

KJ SIMSR provides admission to candidates in various specializations of PGDM program such as PGDM, PGDM International Business (IB), PGDM Retail Management (RM), PGDM Financial Services (FS), PGDM Communications (Comm) and PGDM Executive (15 months program).

For Admission in PGDM program:

  • The registration process will end by Second week of February 2018
  • The basic eligibility required is 3-year graduation degree with 50% marks
  • Candidate also need to appear in one of the management entrance exam such as CAT/ CMAT/ XAT
  • Application process is completely online
  • Indian Nationals need to pay INR 2450 as application fee whereas NRI and FN / PIO / CIWGC candidates need to pay INR 3500
  • Selection of candidates will be based on following parameters Qualifying Exams, Personal Interview, Case Based Group Discussion, Past Academic Record, Outstanding Achievements and Work Experience
  • The course duration is of 2 years in all specializations
  • The seat intake is 120 for PGDM and 60 for all other specializations
  • Mode of Application

    Online

  • START DATE - END DATE

    15th Jan, 2018 - 10th Jul, 2018


Important Dates

MBA/PGDM & PG Diploma in Management
STATUSEVENTDATE
Advertisement / Issuance of Notification 10th Jan - 10th Feb , 2018
Shortlisting of candidates for Stage 3 27th Feb, 2018
Commencement of GD/PI 04th Mar, 2018
Declaration of Merit List 01st Apr, 2018

K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research PGDM Eligibility Criteria

MBA/PGDM & PG Diploma in Management

Eligibility criteria is set up by the university. Different courses have different eligibility criteria. The criteria set up is as follows:

CoursesEligibility criteria
PGDM /PGDM-International Business (IB) / Retail Management (RM) / Financial Services (FS) / Communication (COMM)Students pursuing or having completed a minimum of three-year graduate program in any discipline with minimum 50% aggregate marks from any University, recognized by Association of Indian Universities. Also, they need to appear for one of the national level management entrance tests namely CAT/ CMAT/ XAT
PGDM – ExecutiveStudents having completed a minimum of three-year graduate program in any discipline with minimum 50% aggregate marks from any University, recognized by Association of Indian Universities. Students having completed 5 years of work experience (after graduation) as on 31st July 2016 are eligible to apply for PGDM - Executive program. also they need to appear for one of the national level management entrance tests namely CAT/ CMAT/ XAT/ GMAT.


K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research PGDM Application Process

MBA/PGDM & PG Diploma in Management

Application form is available online on the official website. The registration window closes by Second week of February 2018. The steps of application process are as follows:

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on ‘Admission’ tab and further on ‘PGDM’
  • A new window appears depicting the ‘Apply Online’ link
  • Application form will appear
  • Fill the application form completely and carefully
  • Upload scanned copies of photograph and signature
  • Preview the form and finally submit it

Required Documents

Only shortlisted candidates need to make Xerox copies of their original documents and write SIMSR Unique form number and Name on each document. Every document must be self-attested by candidate. Scan all the documents and make a ZIP folder and mail it to admission.simsr@somaiya.edu.

Application Fee

Candidates need to pay the application fee of INR 2450 for Indian Nationals. The payment is paid through online mode only. For NRI and FN / PIO / CIWGC candidates, application fee in INR 3500.


K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research PGDM Selection Process

MBA/PGDM & PG Diploma in Management

Firstly, candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their score in CAT-2016, CMAT-2017, XAT-2017 and GMAT. Shortlisted candidates need to fill the Candidate Profile Form, the Statement of Purpose (SOP) and select GD/ PI centers. The selection parameters are:

ParametersPGDM ProgramsMarks
Qualifying Exams (CAT/CMAT/XAT/GMAT)30%30
Personal Interview25%25
Case Based Group Discussion20%20
Past Academic Record10%10
Outstanding Achievements7%7
Work Experience8%8
Total100%100

Past Academic Record

Bifurcation of past academic record is as follows:

Performance atPercentageMarks
Class XX < 60% (0), 60% ≤ X ≤ 69.99% (1), 70% ≤ X ≤ 79.99% (2), X ≥ 80% (3)3
Class XIIXII < 60% (0), 60% ≤ XII ≤ 69.99% (1), 70% ≤ XII ≤ 79.99% (2), XII ≥ 80% (3)3
Graduation - Degree from any recognized university with minimum 50 % marksGrad. < 60% (0), 60% ≤ Grad. ≤ 69.99% (1), 70% ≤ Grad. ≤ 79.99% (2), Grad. ≥ 80% (3)3
Additional Qualifications / Other professional coursesAny PG/ M Phil1
Maximum marks10

Outstanding Achievements

For this area of selection, 7 marks are allotted and bifurcation is as follows:

Particulars of AchievementsMarks
Sports (2.5 marks)Only participation (0.5), Intercollegiate or District (1), State level (1.5), National/International Level (2.5)
Extra-Curricular Activities (2.5 marks)Only participation (0.5), Intercollegiate or District (1), State level (1.5), National/International Level (2.5)
Awards and Rewards (2 marks)Exemplary work, award, publication, reputed institute etc. Rewards at work place, recognition, CSR activities etc
Maximum Marks7 marks

Work Experience

Total of 8 marks are allotted to this section and bifurcation is as follows:

Work Experience after Graduation (In completed years)Marks
0-10
1-25
2-38
3-47
4-56
>55
Maximum Marks8 Marks


K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research Contact Details

K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research,

Vidyanagar, Vidyavihar (East),

Mumbai-400077

Maharashtra, India

Email: admission.simsr@somaiya.edu, adcom@somaiya.edu

Contact No: +91-22-67283232/ 3050

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