KJ SIMSR PGDM Admission 2018

Last Updated - April 04 2018

K. j. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research was founded in 1981. It is affiliated to the University of Mumbai and approved by AICTE. KJ SIMSR provides programs including PG Diploma in Management, Master of Management Studies, Ph.D. programs in Management, and Management Development Programs.

KJ SIMSR offers admission to aspirants in different 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 to PGDM program:

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

    15th January, 2018 - 10th July, 2018

  • Method of Application

    Online

Important Dates

MBA/PGDM & Post-Graduate Diploma in Management
EVENTDATE
Advertisement / Issuance of Notification10th January - 10th February, 2018
Shortlisting of aspirants for Stage 327th February, 2018
Commencement of GD/PI04th March, 2018
Declaration of Merit List01st April, 2018

KJ SIMSR PGDM Eligibility Criteria 2018

Post Graduate Diploma in Management & MBA/PGDM

Eligibility criteria are set up by the university. Various courses have various 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 studying or having finished an at least of the three-year graduate program in any branch with at least 50% aggregate marks from any University, recognised by Association of Indian Universities. Also, they required appearing for one of the national level management entrance tests namely CAT/ CMAT/ XAT
PGDM - Executive
Students having finished an at least of the three-year graduate program in any branch with at least 50% aggregate marks from any University, recognised by Association of Indian Universities. Students have finished 5 years of work experience (after graduation) as on 31st July are applicable to apply for PGDM - Executive program. also, they required appearing for one of the national level management entrance tests namely CAT/ CMAT/ XAT/ GMAT.

KJ SIMSR PGDM Application Procedure 2018

MBA/PGDM & Post-Graduate Diploma in Management

The application form is available online on the official website. Scan all the documents and make a ZIP folder and mail it to admission.simsr@somaiya.edu. The payment is paid via online method only.

Application Fee

Aspirants required to pay the application fee of INR 2450 for Indian Nationals. The steps of application procedure are as follows:

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

Needed Documents

Only shortlisted aspirants required to make Xerox copies of their original documents and write SIMSR Unique form number and Name on each document. For NRI and FN / PIO / CIWGC aspirants, The application fee in INR 3500. Every document must be self-attested by the aspirant.

The registration window closes by the Second week of February 2018.

KJ SIMSR PGDM Selection Procedure 2018

Post Graduate Diploma in Management & MBA/PGDM

Firstly, aspirants will be shortlisted on the basis of their score in CAT, CMAT, XAT, and GMAT. Shortlisted aspirants required to fill the Aspirant 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
Individual 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 recognised university with at least 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 workplace, 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 finished years)Marks
0-10
1-25
2-38
3-47
4-56
>55
Maximum Marks8 Marks

KJ SIMSR 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

*The article might have information for the earlier academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification allocated by the University/College


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