Indian Institute of Management - [IIMJ], Jammu - Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM]

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Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM]

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Type of coursePost Graduation

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    CAT 2021
    08 Aug 21 - 18 Sep 21 Application process
    29 Nov 21 Exam Date
    02 Jan 22 Results
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    Course Details

    IIM Jammu has started the admission process to fill around 240 seats of MBA course. IIM Jammu along with 8 baby IIMs will conduct MBA Admission through Common Admission Process (CAP). CAP consists of Personal Appearance (PI), which will commence from 15 Feb, 2021. The CAT cutoff for shortlisting is fixed at 93 percentile. IIM Jammu also conducts Supplementary Admission Process (SAP) for candidates who meet IIM Jammu’s PI shortlisting criteria but fail to meet CAP 2021 cutoff criteria. Check IIM Jammu Selection Criteria.

    IIM Jammu MBA Key Points

    • IIM Jammu Admission is done through CAP, coordinated by IIM Raipur.  
    • WAT round is removed from CAP due to COVID-19 outbreak
    • The sectional and overall CAT Cutoff 2020 for IIM Jammu is 70 percentile and 93 percentile respectively. Know more about CAT Score vs Percentile.
    • CAT score is given the highest weightage in selection process i.e. 40%
    • In absence of WAT round, the complete weightage is assogned to PI round i.e. 30%.

    Check IIM Jammu MBA Program Details

    IIM Jammu MBA Admission Deadlines 2021

    Last Date for CAP 2021 Registration 23 Jan, 2021
    Intimation regarding PI 27 Jan, 2021
    Personal Interview Phase-I 15-20 Feb, 2021
    Personal Interview Phase-II 22-27 Feb, 2021
    Personal Interview Phase-III 8-13 March, 2021

    IIM Jammu MBA Fees & Eligibility

    IIM Jammu MBA Fees

    • The total fees of IIM Jammu MBA program is INR 14,82,000
    • Candidates have to pay a Caution Deposit of INR 20,000 at the time of admission. Check IIM Jammu Courses & Fees.

    IIM Jammu MBA Eligibility 

    • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks in aggregate (45% for the reserved category). 
    • Final year candidates can also apply and get admission in IIM Jammu on a provisional basis. Read more about IIM Eligibility.

    IIM Jammu MBA Cutoff

    IIM Jammu has released CAT sectional and overall Cutoff for shortlisting students. CAT consists of three sections namely Quantitative Aptitude (QA)Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension(VARC) and Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DI & LR)

    The table below displays IIM Jammu Cutoff, used to shortlist candidates for PI round.

    Category VARC DILR QA Overall percentile
    General 70 70 70 93
    EWS 50 50 50 74
    NC-OBC 50 50 50 74
    SC 35 35 35 54
    ST 27 27 27 40
    DAP 27 27 27 40

    NOTE: In case of female candidates under the general category, the overall cut-off percentile marks for PI is greater or equal to 85 with sectional cut-offs of 75 percentile.

    IIM Jammu also has its PI shortlisting criteria for candidates who do not meet CAP cutoff criteria. The tables for IIM Jammu’s PI shortlisting criteria are given below:

    For All Candidates

    Category VARC DILR QA Overall percentile
    General 70 70 70 90
    EWS 50 50 50 72
    NC-OBC 50 50 50 72
    SC 35 35 35 51
    ST 27 27 27 37
    DAP 27 27 27 37

    For Female Candidates

    Category VARC DILR QA Overall percentile
    General 70 70 70 87
    EWS 50 50 50 70
    NC-OBC 50 50 50 70
    SC 35 35 35 48
    ST 27 27 27 34
    DAP 27 27 27 34

    Which IIM should I pick for MBA: IIM Jammu, IIM Amritsar or IIM Sambalpur?

    Particulars IIM Jammu IIM Amritsar IIM Sambalpur
    Year of Establishment 2016 2015 2015
    NIRF Ranking 2020 NA NA NA
    Cutoff 93 85 93
    Seat Intake 240 (expected) 320 180
    Male:Female Ratio 70:30 No female candidates 50:50
    Highest Package INR 24.5 LPA INR 40 LPA INR 19 LPA
    Average Package INR 10.64 LPA INR 12.61 LPA INR 10.87 LPA
    Top Recruiters Deloitte, ICICI Bank, Wipro, Tech Mahindra, Citi Bank Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, Amazon, Bisleri, Accenture Bajaj Allianz, Aditya Birla Capital, Ramco Systems, Mindtree, Motilal Oswal, Just Dial, SBI Life
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    IIM Jammu MBA Admission Process

    The complete admission process for IIM Jammu MBA course is mentioned below:

    1. Visit the official website of CAT.
    2. Click on the ‘New Registration’ tab.
    3. Now fill all the necessary details required for CAT Registration.
    4. While applying,  select IIM Jammu and it’s MBA programme to be eligible for further admission.
    5. Enter the OTP and submit the application form
    6. A message will be received containing the User ID and Password for subsequent login.
    7. The candidates fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria will be notified about the further selection procedure.

    IIM Jammu MBA Admission Criteria

    The admission criteria of IIM Jammu is as follows-

    • The first step in the selection process is shortlisting of candidates based on the CAT 2020 cutoffs. The candidates who clear the overall and sectional cut offs will be eligible for further rounds.
    • Candidates meeting the CAT Cutoff have to appear in CAP process, conducted by IIM Raipur.
    • The merit list will be prepared based on the following factors:
    Particulars Weightage
    CAT Score 40%
    PI 30%
    Class 10th Marks 3%
    Class 12th Marks 3%
    Graduation Marks 3%
    Work Experience 8%
    Gender Diversity 8%
    Academic Diversity 5%
    • Candidates who fail to meet the CAP cutoff criteria will receive separate communication from IIM Jammu based on shortlist criteria. The Personal Interview (PI) will be conducted through a separate process (SAP) 2021.
    • The details of both CAP and SAP can be checked using CAT Registration, DOB or email id.
    IIM Jammu MBA Admission Criteria
    • Candidates who will receive admission offers have to accept it and pay an acceptance fee of INR 50,000/-.

    IIM Jammu MBA Placements

    IIM Jammu has wrapped up the placement drive of the 3rd batch of MBA. With 84 companies participating in the placement, the institute has paved the way for success for it’s batch of 58 students. IIM Jammu Placement session for batch concluded with whooping offers made by top-notch companies.

    • 48 offers were made by 84 reputed companies.
    • The highest package stood at INR 24.5 LPA.
    • The average CTC and median CTC were INR 10.64 LPA and INR 10 LPA respectively.
    • 4 students received pre placement offers. 

    A number of sectors witnessed an increase in the percentage of offers made. The role wise placement are tabulated below:

    Business Analyst 2.2%
    Finance 26.7%
    Management Trainee 22.2%
    Marketing 35.6%
    Operations and Supply chain 8.9%
    Consultant 2.2%
    Talent Acquisition-HR 2.2%

    The sector-wise placement offers made by reputed companies are as follows:

    IIM Jammu Placement

    Many prominent recruiters visited the campus to offer placement opportunities. The list includes the following companies-

    Deloitte ICICI Bank Euromonitor International Hiranandani
    Motilal Oswal Wipro BrowserStack CCIL
    Citi Bank Tech Mahindra Tata Power Tresvista

    IIM Jammu Top Reviews

    “IIM Jammu has major MNC’, and 84 companies for 68 students. The institute provides all the support in terms of infrastructure and facilities for the smooth conduct of the recruitment process, along with an online/off-campus selection process with prior information to the placement office.”

    “Top roles offered to IIM Jammu MBA students are; business analyst, business development analyst, consultants, area sales manager, management trainee, etc. The institute conducts placement drives, in which the highest package offered was approximately 20 Lakh, and the lowest and average being 7.5 and 11.5 lakhs respectively.”

    “The IIM Jammu MBA course curriculum is aimed at providing a holistic view of the corporate culture along with the extensive use of case studies, which helps students in channeling the thought process in a much more analytical direction.”

    “The reason to choose IIM is that it is one of the highly reputable with good placement offers which are very important for your career growth.”  Check IIM Jammu Reviews.

    IIM Jammu Admission Tips from Alumni

    “ IIM Jammu, according to my experience, is better than any other IIMs. Those who are applying for MBA Admission, have to crack the CAT exam, which can be done with hard work, and a positive time table. After the exam, students will be called for an interview session based on the marks secure, and further admission process will conclude.” 

    “MBA Admission to the IIMs are on the basis of the CAT exam which is the benchmark exam for management entrance exams. IIM Jammu is a part of the common admission process (CAP) which conducts common counseling.” 

    “To apply for MBA Admission, Prepare for CAT. Apply for the college you are interested in. Apply for the common counseling process, which is carried out for the newer IIMs. Colleges invite you for the counseling process, which includes a written test and interview round. On the basis of your performance, a merit list is prepared and students are allocated seats.”

    IIM Jammu PI Questions

    IIM Jammu prepares the final merit list for admissions based on the Personal Appearance round. The final merit list is declared on the official website of IIM Jammu. Few of the commonly asked PI questions are displayed in the table below:

    • Tell me something about yourself?
    • Why MBA?
    • What are your key skills/ greatest strengths?
    • Where do you see yourself five years down the line?
    • What are your short-term/long-term goals?
    • What are your hobbies and interests?
    • How do you deal with failures?
    • Discuss a situation when you were a leader.
    • What are your future plans in terms of your job?
    • What were your job roles?
    • Would you like to keep working in the same company after MBA?
    • What have you learnt through your previous experiences?
    • How many hours did you devote in your previous job?
    • What are the different accounting standards?
    • What are the two types of business transactions?
    • What is inflation? What are the causes of inflation?
    • What is GDP Deflator?
    • The british established their first factory in Surat with the permission of?
    • Name three woman chief ministers of India and their parties
    • Who is the Greenway Minister

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    IIM Jammu MBA Program Details

    IIM Jammu aims at making its students global leaders with skills to tackle the corporate world. The curriculum is designed in a way to inculcate in students the required skills to lead, communicate and become leaders or entrepreneurs. 

    • MBA is a two year program which lasts three semesters each year.
    • It is a full time residential program.
    • The course also has an eight week summer internship program.
    • The course work is of total 115.5 credits of worth. 
    • Each course has to complete core courses of 64.5 credits in the first year.
    • Three credits are of the summer internship program.
    • There are 48 credits for the electives in the second year. 

    IIM Jammu MBA Syllabus

    Below mentioned is the table with all the course details of the first year:

    Term Syllabus Course Credits
    Term 1 Financial Accounting 3
    Business Communication I 1.5
    Micro Economics 3
    Marketing Management I 3
    Individual & Group Behaviour 1.5
    Quantitative Methods I 3
    Operations Management 3
    Spreadsheet Modelling 1.5
    Legal Aspects of Business 1.5
    Term 2 Cost and Management Accounting 3
    Business Communication II 1.5
    Macro Economics 3
    Marketing Management II 3
    Human Resource Management 3
    Quantitative Methods II 1.5
    Information Systems for Managers 3
    CSR 1.5
    Strategic Management 3
    Term 3 Corporate Finance 3
    Business Communication III 1.5
    Business Environment: India & the World 3
    Organization Theory & Design 1.5
    Business Research Methods 1.5
    Supply Chain Management 3
    Business Analytics 3
    Entrepreneurship & New Venture Planning 3
    Corporate Governance & Business Ethics 1.5

    Mentioned below are the electives which can be chosen by the student as per their choice. 

    Area Electives
    Finance and Accounting
    • Advanced Financial Reporting & Analysis Insurance Management
    • Alternative Investment Markets International Finance
    • Behavioural Finance
    • Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
    • Business Valuation
    • Management Control Systems
    • Commercial Bank Management
    • Mergers, Acquisitions & Corporate Restructuring Investment Banking
    • Financial Derivatives
    • Private Equity and Venture Capital
    • Financial Econometrics
    • Project Finance
    • Financial Risk Management
    • Strategic Cost Management
    • Financial Statement Analysis
    • Tax Planning and Management
    • Fixed Income Securities & Debt Markets Wealth Management
    • Advanced Marketing Research Marketing in the Sharing Economy
    • B2B Marketing
    • Pricing Consumer Behaviour
    • Product and Brand Management
    • Customer Relationship Management
    • Rural Marketing
    • Digital Marketing
    • Sales and Distribution Management
    • Emerging Trends in Marketing
    • Services Marketing
    • Integrated Marketing Communication
    • Strategic Marketing
    • Marketing Analytics
    OB & HRM
    • Counselling Skills for Managers Performance Management System
    • Learning and Development
    • Talent Acquisition
    IT Systems & Analytics
    • Advance Data Science and Machine Learning
    • Electronic Commerce
    • Big Data Analytics
    • HR Information System and People Analytics
    • Business Intelligence, Social Media and Cognitive Analytics
    • IT Strategy
    • Business Process Modelling & Management Knowledge Management
    • Digital Transformation using Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technologies Technology Management
    Operations, Supply Chain & Decision Sciences
    • Big Data Analytics
    • Simulation & Modelling
    • Green Supply Chain Management
    • Strategic Sourcing & E-procurement
    • Lean Enterprise
    • Supply Chain Analytics
    • Logistics Management
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Operations Strategy
    • Technology Management
    • Project Management
    • Theory of Constraints
    • Service Operations
    • Total Quality Management
    Economics & Business Environment
    • Circular Economy and Business Sustainability
    • Economics of Strategy
    • Commodity Futures and Options
    • International Trade and Policy
    • Econometrics for Managers
    • Managing Social Programs
    • Economic Policy Analysis
    Business Policy, Strategy & General Management
    • Competitive Strategy
    • Strategic Alliance
    • Crafting Strategies with Strategic Thinking Strategic Innovations for Dynamic Markets
    • International Business Management
    • Strategic Management of Intellectual Property Rights
    • Managing Change and Transformation Strategy Simulation using CESIM
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Start-up Entrepreneurship

    IIM Jammu Reservation Criteria

    IIM Jammu follows reservation criteria as per the rules of government. The percentage of seats reserved in the institute are tabulated below:

    Category Percentage of Seats Reserved
    NC-OBC 27%
    SC 15%
    ST 7.5%
    EWS 10%
    PWD 5%


    Ques. What is the intake for IIM Jammu MBA program?

    Ans. The intake for IIM Jammu MBA program for the batch 2021-23 is likely to be 240 students which has increased from 180 which was the intake for last year.

    Ques. Is mess charges included in the total fees of IIM Jammu MBA ?

    Ans. Total fees of IIM Jammu MBA covers the hostel, library, medical insurance and alumni membership fee but not the mess charges. The charges for the mess have to be paid in as per actuals.

    Ques. What is batch diversity in terms of female candidates in IIM Jammu MBA?

    Ans. The batch of MBA IIM Jammu has 30% women students compared to zero from the previous batch.

    Ques. Can I Apply for IIM Jammu MBA Admission 2021 on the basis of the CAT 2019 Score?

    Ans. IIM Jammu is set to commence the admission process for academic session 2021-2023 on the basis of the CAT 2020 score, therefore applicants can't apply with the 2019 scores.

    Ques. Can I withdraw my application fee if I don't want to continue with my admission?

    Ans. Yes, Applicants who applied for MBA Admission, and have already paid their admission fee of Rs.50,000/, can refund the amount if they don't wish to continue with their admission process. However, Rs. 1,000 as processing charges will be deducted.

    College Admission Reviews

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    Somya Jaiswal , Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM]

    The students are eligible for placements from the 5th term. Various companies visit our campus every year for summer and final placements. The highest package was 16 lakh and the lowest of 7 lakh. 100% of students are placed every year.

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    Rahul suthwal , Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM]

    The placements are good. Last year, the average package was more than 10 lakhs per year and this year also it's going good. Major of the batch is placed and the highest package till now is 35 lakhs per year.

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    Raviraj Gharat , Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM]

    Many parameters are considered for admission like entrance exam score, personal interview, diversity, past education, etc.

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    Prerna Sharma , Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM]

    The placements offered at IIM Jammu is good enough compared to the other colleges of the same league. The average package for the final placements is around 12 LPA For the summer placements, the average stipend is around 30000 PM.

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    Pratik Shinde , Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM]

    There are various top firms visiting campus like TATA, Deloitte, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Tech Mahindra, HCL, Collegedunia, Paytm, L&T, Kotak Mahindra, DelMonte, and many more. The highest package for summers was 2 lakhs and for finals around 70 lakhs.

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