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CMAT Cut off 2021 for KJ Somaiya & Admission Date

KJ Somaiya CMAT Cut Off is quite high as the management college is one of the best colleges for MBA/PGDM in Mumbai. The CMAT Cut Off is generally higher than 90. It is important to note that the KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research also accepts XAT, CAT, and GMAT scores for admission along with CMAT.    KJ Somaiya Cut Off Highlights

  • Candidates will be called for the Group Discussion and Interview based on the scores in CMAT 2021. 
  • KJ Somaiya offers around 390 seats for the MBA course, which is a 2-year full-time AICTE approved program. 
  • MBA is offered in the following fields - Management, International Business, Retail Management, Financial Services, and Communications, IMC, Health Care Management, Human Resources, Sports Management, and Data Science and Analysis. 

KJ Somaiya Admission Dates

Event Date
Last date of submission of the application form 7th February 2021 till 11.59 PM
Shortlisting of candidates for GD-PI 16th February 2021 (12. 00 noon)
Profile-based shortlisting (For MBA-HCM and MBA-SM) 16th February 2021 (12.00 Noon)
Uploading of Document 17th February 2021 to 21st February 2021 till 12.00 Noon
Slot Preference for Case Based Group Discussion and City 17th February 2021 to 21st February 2021 till 12.00 noon
Slot preference for PI and City 17th February 2021 to 21st February 2021 till 12.00 noon
Case-Based GD 26th, 27th, and 28th February 2021
PI 4th March 2021 to 14th March 2021
Declaration of Result 25th March 2021 (12.00 noon)
Preference for Programme 25th March 2021 to 28th March 2021 till 12.00 Noon
Offer Letters 1st April 2021 onwards
Inauguration of the program (Tentative) June 2021 (Saturday)
Induction Programme (Tentative) June to 4th July 2021
Program commencement (Tentative) July 2021 (Monday)

KJ Somaiya CMAT Cut Off 2021

Candidates can seek admission in KJ Somaiya on the basis of the scores obtained in CMAT/XAT/GMAT/CAT. Candidates will be eligible to apply for the courses they are interested in after they clear the CMAT 2021 Exam. There is no official cut off that releases. The General Cut off for seeking admission in KJ Somaiya Institute of Management and Research, candidates are at least 275-280 marks or above 90 percentiles in CMAT entrance exam.  

KJ Somaiya MBA Courses Offered

MBA Specialization Specializations Fee
Management Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, Operations, Data Science INR 16,29,279
International Business International Business Modules in Marketing, Finance & Banking, Operations among others INR 16,29,279
Financial Services Finance, Investment Banking, Insurance, Analytics INR.16,29,279
Integrated Marketing Communication Marketing Communications, Media Planning, Programming INR 16,29,279
Retail Management Operations, Strategic Management, E-Retailing, Sales Marketing INR 16,29,279
Health Care Management Business Development, Retail HCM, Health Insurance & Financing, Data Analytics INR 16,29,279
Human Resources Human Resources INR 16,29,279
Sports Management Marketing, Branding, Media Management, Sports Event Management, Sports Tourism Management, Business Management, Strategy & Leadership INR 16,29,279
MBA – DSA (Data Science and Analytics)   Data Science and Analytics Rs.16,29,279

Eligibility Criteria

Area Eligibility
Educational Criteria Bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years duration/Equivalent from a recognized University*
Minimum Marks 50%/Equivalent CGPA
Eligible Exams CAT 2020/XAT 2021/CMAT 2021/NMAT 2020 or GMAT (taken from Jan 2018 to Feb 10, 2021)
Admission Criteria Performance in Group Discussion, Interview
Previous academic performance, extra-curricular activities, achievements
Work Experience Not Mandatory

  *candidates in their final year of graduation/awaiting results can also apply; such candidates have to submit their mark sheets by July 31, 2021. 

KJ Somaiya Admission Process

The Application procedure consists of registration, group discussion/interview. Here is the detailed admission procedure for KJ Somaiya -

  1. Visit the official website of KJ Somaiya.
  2. Click on the ‘Apply now’ button.
  3. New Users have to register first with authentic login credentials.
  4. Upload the image and fill in the necessary details regarding experience.
  5. Fill the online form and make the payment of INR 2850.
  6. Payment can be either by Credit/Debit card.
  7. If the mode of payment is Demand Draft, then candidates have to send a copy of the printout of the online application form.

CMAT Selection Procedure KJ Somaiya

Selection in KJ Somaiya is based on scores in CMAT, but the applicant must follow the given steps as considered by the Institute.  

  1. Appear in CAT 2020/XAT 2021/CMAT 2021/NMAT 2020 or GMAT (taken from Jan 2018 to Feb 10, 2021) entrance exam and wait for the results to be out.
  2. Upon declaration of results, the eligible candidates will be shortlisted by the Institute for appearing in GD and PI based on scores obtained.
  3. Shortlisted candidates will then have to fill a candidate profile form and Statement of Purpose.
  4. Group Discussion and Personal Interview will be held in different cities.  
  5. Consolidates merit list will be declared after which candidates will be asked to fill the program preference form.
  6. After the selection procedure is over, candidates will be offered admission to the program.

Selection Parameters for KJ Somaiya

There is a certain weightage according to which the students will be selected for final admission:   MBA/ MBA IB/ MBA RM/ MBA FS/ MBA IMC/MBA HR Selection Criteria

Parameter Percentage
Qualifying Exam 35%
PI 25%
Case-Based GD 15%
Past Academic Records 10%
Achievements 10%
Work Experience 5%

  MBA HCM and MBA SM Selection Criteria

Parameter Percentage
Qualifying Exam 25%
PI 25%
GD 10%
Past Academic Records 10%
Achievements 10%
Work Experience 5%
Statement of Purpose 5%