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K J Somaiya Mumbai PGDM Admission 2019, Application, Dates

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K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (SIMSR) announces PGDM Admission 2019

KJ Somaiya PGDM Admission 2019 - KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research has released application form for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) Program for the academic year 2019-21.

 

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About the KJ Somaiya

  • Established in the year 1981, K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai is also popularly known as SIMSR. The institute has been granted the autonomous status by the University Grants Commission, India and notified by the University of Mumbai.

 

Programs Offered
K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai offers various two-years full-time PGDM Programs namely:

  • PGDM (27th Batch)
  • PGDM-Financial Services (9th Batch)
  • PGDM-International Business (13th Batch)
  • PGDM Communication (8th Batch)
  • PGDM-Retail Management (13th Batch)
  • PGDM-Health Care Management (2th Batch)

 

Specialization

  • PGDM Programs specialization in General, International Business (IB), Retail Management (RM), Financial Services (FS) and Communications (COM)

 

KJ Somaiya PGDM Admission 2019 Dates

  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 10th January 2019
  • Shortlisting of the Candidates for CD/PI: 20th February 2019
  • CD/PI Dates: 01st March to 17th March 2019
  • Declaration of Merit List: 26th March 2019
  • Seat Allotment Process: 01st April 2019
  • Inauguration of PGDM Courses: 22nd June 2019
  • Commencement of Induction: 24th June 2019
  • Program Commencement: 15th July 2019

 

Eligibility Criteria for KJ Somaiya PGDM Admission 2019

  • Candidates aspiring to secure admission at the different management programs offered at K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai need to first ensure that the meet the prescribed eligibility criteria. Only candidates who meet the criterion mentioned below will be eligible for participation in the 2019-21 admissions at the institute.
  • Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree of a minimum 3 years duration with atleast 50% marks or an equivalent CGPA.
  • Candidates must register and appear for CAT 2018/XAT 2019/CMAT 2019/GMAT (Taken before February 10, 2019). They are also obtaining the minimum required score to be eligible to participate in the admission process.
  • Candidates appearing in the final year of their bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification exam are also eligible to apply. If shortlisted such as candidate will be considered provisionally eligible for admission and would be required to submit his/her marksheet and degree certificate of the final year bachelor’s degree exam by 31st July 2019.
  • Work Experience is not a mandatory requirement for admission to the management programs offered at K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai.

 

Admission Process

  • Candidates can follow the below mentioned steps to secure admission in the various PGDM Programs offered at K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai:
  • Step 1: Candidates need to first register and appear for CAT 2018/XAT 2019/CMAT 2019/GMAT (Taken before February 10, 2019).
  • Step 2: Aspirants need to fill and submit the common application for all the management programs being offered at KJ Somaiya Mumbai.
  • Step 3: Candidates who applied for admission at KJ Somiya will be shortlisted based on their entrance exam scores. Eligible candidates will have to appear for the next phase i.e. GD & PI Personal Interviews. Candidates will be shortlisted for the GD-PI rounds post the announcement of the entrance exam results.
  • Step 4: After successful completion of the GD-PI rounds institute will prepare a merit list on the basis of the selection process. The shortlisted candidates will be asked to fill in the program details of the course of their choice in the online mode.
  • Step 5: The institute will make admission offers based on the program of their preference and availability of seats.

 

Admission Cut Offs

  • The cut-off at K J Somaiya is not pre-defined
  • It depends upon the quality & number of applications received and varies from year to year for different courses. K J Somaiya will decide the Cutoff 2019 on the basis of aggregate percentile score in the entrance exam although candidates should also score well across the sections of the entrance exam.
  • The expected cut offs may remain as under:
  • CAT 2018 = 80-85
  • XAT 2019 = 80-85
  • GMAT = 550-600
  • CMAT 2019 = 85-90

 

Shortlisting Criteria

  • SIMSR Admission Shortlisting Criteria for the 2019-21 batch will constitute a two-step process, the first phase being shortlisting candidates based on entrance exam score and secondly shortlisting candidates based on their performance in the Final admission selection Criteria with only 35% weightage to entrance exam score.

 

Selection Criteria for KJ Somaiya PGDM Admission 2019

  • The final admission selection criteria at SIMSR is as given below:
  • The Final Admission Selection Round at SIMSR consists of case based GD and an in-depth Personal Interview Round.
  • The institute awards 35% weightage to the candidate’s entrance exam score, 20% weightage to academics, 5% weightage to work experience, 25% weightage to personal interview, 17% weightage to Case based GD and 8% weightage to extracurricular activities/achievements.
  • The highest score with 10% weight to academics will be given to candidates who have scored more than 80% marks in Class 10, 12, graduation and also holds PG or above degree.
  • Weightage for work experience would ideally be given to a candidate only if he/she has worked in executive or supervisory role for a minimum period of one year. The highest weight of 5% is awarded to the candidates with a work experience between 2 and 3 years.

 

KJ Somaiya PGDM Admission 2019 Application Procedure

  • Applicants aspiring for admission to the programs may apply online or download application form from our website www.somaiya.edu

Step 1: Registration

  • Register your username and password with your correct email id and mobile no. Use genuine email id since this email id will be used for further communication. After registration, you can log in and fill the form.
  • The maximum length of the username can be 15 characters, in that space, numbers and special characters are not allowed. You can use only alphabets.
  • The maximum length of the password can be 15 characters.
  • Note: While filling the online form Use Tab key for moving from one field to another field – use Enter key only to submit the page.

Step 2: Login

  • Specify the username, password and email id used for registration. Once the Online application form is submitted and Somaiya form no. is generated, you can edit the form till the last date of online application form.

Step 3: Online Form Filling

  • Fill all the information in every section (Personal, Photograph, Academic, Achievements, Work Experience and Programme Details). It is mandatory to fill all the sections before going to the payment section.

Application Fee

  • Resident Indian & CIWGC - Rs.2850/-
  • NRI /FN/PIO - Rs.3850/-

 

SIMSR Mumbai

KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (SIMSR), Mumbai-400077 (Maharashtra), Email: simsr@somaiya.edu, Website www.somaiya.edu