KJ Somaiya Admission through CAT 2019

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    KJ Somaiya offers admission to its management courses through CAT exam. Once the CAT results out, the Institute releases its separate cut off list. Candidates scoring equal or above the cut off marks will be eligible to apply for the program. The Application fee is for the same is INR 2850 which can be paid through NET Banking or Demand Draft.

    Other than CAT Score, the institute also accepts XAT, GMAT, and CMAT scores while foreign candidates can apply via GMAT Score. Final merit list of the university is prepared on the basis of management entrance exam score, performance in GD/PI, past academic record and work experience. 

    Latest: CAT 2019 Admit Card is available from October 23, 2019. Download Now

    About CAT 2019

    • CAT 2019 will be conducted on November 24, 2019. 
    • CAT Registration has been started. Candidates can apply on the official website of the exam till September 18, 2019. 
    • Candidates who have qualified bachelor’s degree program with a minimum of 50% aggregate are eligible to apply for CAT exam

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    K J Somaiya Important Dates

    Candidates seeking admission in KJ Somaiya through CAT 2019 must keep in mind the below important dates:

    EventDates (Tentative)
    Last date to submit KJ Somaiya Application FormJanuary 12, 2020
    Shortlisting of candidates for Stage 3February 23, 2020
    Commencement of GD and Pi for Stage 3March 3-18, 2020
    Declaration of Merit ListMarch 28, 2020
    Counselling datesApril 2-4, 2020
    Commencement of programJuly 17, 2020

    KJ Somaiya Eligibility Criteria

    X and XII class

    • The aggregate of all subjects will be counted for KJ Somaiya admission 2020.

    Bachelor’s Degree

    • Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or equivalent in any discipline.
    • Candidate must obtain a bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in a minimum of 3 years education
    • Candidates appearing in the final year of their bachelor’s degree or equivalent are also eligible if they furnish proof of meeting the minimum eligibility criteria by July 31st, without fail.

    Work Experience

    • Candidate’s maybe fresher’s or with a relevant work experience.
    • 5% of weightage will be given to work experience of a candidate

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    How to Apply at KJ Somaiya through CAT?

    1. Log in to the official website of K J Somaiya
    2. Click on ‘Online Admission’ available on the homepage.
    3. Create a new account using your details like email address, and a mobile number.
    4. The Application form will be displayed on the screen. Fill academic and personal details.
    5. Pay the application fee through demand draft or Net Banking.
    6. A confirmation mail will be sent to your registered email address.

    KJ Somaiya Previous Year CAT Cutoff

    CategoryVARCDI & LRQAOverall

    Factors affecting Cut off:

    • Difficulty level of exam
    • Number of test takers
    • Number of candidates qualifying the exam
    • Number of seats
    • Difficulty Level of the exam in the year

    KJ Somaiya Selection Criteria

    • Candidates will be first shortlisted based on their Test score in the CAT /CMAT /XAT /GMAT.
    • Candidates are separated based on their Profile score.
    • Scores of all the above entrance exams will be normalized for comparison.
    • Shortlisted candidates will also have to choose their GD/PI centers.
    • Merit list of the shortlisted candidates will be Declared by the consolidated for all PGDM programs (IB/RM/FS/Comm.)
    • A separate Exclusive merit list will be declared for 18 seats (quota in PGDM) for Foreign national / PIO / Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries.
    • Candidates will also have to fill Programme preference online and the Detailed instructions will be displayed later on the official website.
    • CAT Counselling will be conducted where the candidate will be offered the choice of the program based on their program preferences, Merit position, and availability of the seats.
    • Candidates will be called for counseling at different time slots depending on the rank in the Merit List.
    • Merit list will be declared along with the Admissions Cut-off date.

    KJ Somaiya Merit List

    The college will prepare its merit list on the basis of below criteria:

    ComponentWeightage (%)
    Qualifying Exam35
    Personal Interview25
    Group Discussion17 
    Past Academic Record10
    Work Experience5

    Courses Offered at K J Somaiya

    K J Somaiya college offers some of the major courses in of PGDM in its college. Following is the list of core courses in the university-

    • PGDM Marketing
    • PGDM Finance
    • PGDM HR
    • PGDM Operations
    • PGDM Retail Management
    • PGDM International Banking
    • PGDM Financial Service
    • PGDM Communication

    Candidates are also offered various elective courses, summer internships programs and Pedagogy which includes a combination of lectures, case discussions, presentations, assignments and project work.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Ques – What are the number of seat in PGDM course at K J Somaiya?

    Ans – There are 120 approved seats plus 18 supernumerary quotas for FN/PIO/ CIWGC for PGDM program. Seats for NRI candidates is included in 120 approved seats. 

    Ques – What specializations are offered in PGDM course?

    Ans – Below given are the specialization in which PGDM course is offered at K J Somaiya:

    • Marketing
    • Finance
    • Operations
    • Human Resources

    Ques – When can a student choose the specialization?

    Ans – Courses offered to the candidates in the first year is common for all. In the second year, the student can choose the specialization field only in the case of PGDM program.

    Ques – Is PGDM at K J Somaiya a residential program?

    Ans – Yes, PGDM at K J Somaiya is compulsorily residential. 

    Ques – What are the total intakes in different management programs at K J Somaiya?

    Ans – Total intakes in different management programs at K J Somaiya is mentioned below:

    ProgramSeat Intake
    PGDM120+15% Supernumerary seats
    PGDM – International Business60 seats
    PGDM – Retail Management60 seats
    PGDM – Financial Services60 seats
    PGDM – Communication60 seats
    PGDM – Healthcare Management30 seats

    Ques – What is the fee structure of PGDM program for an Indian student?

    Ans – The fee structure of PGDM program is given below:

    Annual Fee: Rs.  6,48,200/-
    Caution Money:  10000/- (Refundable)
    Total:  6,58,200/-



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