St. Joseph’s Institute of Management (SJIM) is ranked among the top 100 B-Schools in NIRF 2018 ranking by MHRD. The Institute has been rated A++ grade by Business India. It offers 3 Post Graduate courses in the field of management. The total intake in these academic programs is 180. Admission is done through national-level management entrance tests like CAT, MAT, XAT, GMAT, etc. SJIM has 3 independent colleges namely:
|Type of Institute||Private Self-financed|
|Recognitions||AICTE, UGC, NAAC|
|Admission Criteria||Entrance Test: CAT and MAT|
St. Joseph’s Institute of Management Bangalore provides the following courses:
|PGDM (Postgraduate Diploma in Management)||Graduates from any discipline having at least 50% aggregate marks|
2-years | Full-time
|E-PGDM (Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Management)||Graduate or a postgraduate degree in any discipline from with not less than 50% aggregate mark||15-months | Full-time|
|PGCM (Post Graduate Certificate in Management)||12-months | Full-time|
Check: SJIM Courses and Fee
Eligible candidates can apply for admission through the official website of the Institute. However, the admission procedure for each course varies from each other. Given below are the details for the same:
An applicant has to appear for an Entrance Test conducted by the All India Management Association (AIMA) on an all-India basis at different centers like:-
Candidates will be finalized on the basis of their performance in the entrance followed by essay writing and an interview for the shortlisted candidates.
The Institute shortlist the candidates on the basis of academic performance and work experience. The list of the shortlisted candidates is made available on the official website of SJIM. Further, the candidates will be called for Personal Interview. Selected candidates will be intimated via E-mails.
The Institute offers several scholarships to students. These include General Merit Scholarships, Merit-cum-Means Scholarships, and fee waiver to economically weaker students.
The placement cell of the Institute introduces the students to various skill- programs to improve themselves and ensuring job opportunities. Such skills include:
Over 80-90 companies visit St Joseph’s Institute of Management Bangalore for placements and the number of organizations has consistently increased over the years. Some of common recruiters are Morgan Stanley, LinkedIn, Amway, HDFC Bank, IBM, KPMG, TATA Consultancy Services, Bosch, Reliance Jio, Indigo Paints, JP Morgan, Deloitte, etc. The Highest Salary Package was 12 LPA and the Average Salary Package was 6 LPA.
The following graph shows the educational background of the students studying in the Institute:
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St Joseph’s Institute of Management is a private institute situated in Bangalore, Karnataka and was established in 1968. It is one of the prestigious business schools in India. The Institute is run by Jesuits who are well known the world over for imparting quality education. In fact, the first business school in India –XLRI, was established by Jesuits. SJIM prides itself on being the oldest business school in Karnataka having a legacy of fifty years.
The Institute has excellent faculty members with several years of experience and PhDs from reputed business schools in India and abroad. Given below is a brief about the faculty members of the Institute:
Dr. R. Narasimhan
Dr. Rashmi Nakra
Dr. Venkatesh Raj V
Rev Dr. Manoj D'Souza, SJ
Dr. Avil Terrance Saldanha
Know more: SJIM Faculty
Ques. What details do I need to submit as part of my application?
Ans: SJIM uses an online application system. As a part of your application, you will be required to provide details related to your educational background and achievements. You can find the application form by clicking here. Upload the following documents as a part of your application:
Ques. What is the fee structure for the PGDM program?
Ans: The fees for the 2019-21 batch is INR 3.9 lakh per year for students from Karnataka and INR 4 lakh per year for students from outside Karnataka. These fees can be paid in installments.
Ques. What is the cutoff score accepted by SJIM for admission?
Ans. There is no fixed cutoff for taking admission in the Institute. The accepted exams for taking admission in PGDM are CAT, GMAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, etc. A candidate with a higher score in these exams will be given preference. However, for MAT, a candidate must score a minimum score of 550. While filling up the application form, enter the score of all examinations if appeared. Your best score across the different exams will be considered.
Ques. Are SJIM and SJCBA the same institute?
Ans. Yes. St. Joseph’s Institute of Mangement (SJIM) was formerly known as St. Joseph's College of Business Administration. The Institute is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and NAAC.
Ques. What is the difference between PGDM and MBA?
Ans. In India, PGDM and MBA are both 2-year full-time programs and are thus equivalent to each other. While an MBA is granted by a university or a college affiliated to a university, a PGDM is granted by institutes. The PGDM program at SJIM has been approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and it has given the equivalence status of MBA.
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