SPJIMR MBA Admission 2019

16 Jan, 2019

SPJIMR MBA Admission 2019– SPJIMR, an acronym for S.P Jain Institute of Management and Research is the most acclaimed B-school that selects the candidates on the basis of their profile and it does all this before the announcement of the result for XAT 2019 or CAT 2018. To avoid the congestion of selecting the candidates on the basis of their test scores, SPJIMR has put its best foot forward and declared the dates of the interview in various cities for admission to the course of PGDM 2018-20. The procedure for admission application at SPJIMR was closed on 23rd November 2018 for the candidates from India and the foreign national candidates can fill the application form until 31st January 2019. The application process for SPJIMR MBA Admission 2019 is online and can easily be completed in a lesser time. Now, the candidates can participate in the Personal Interview round which has been started in Mumbai from 15th January 2019. To know more details related to the same, stay tuned to our website.

Last date to apply for SPJIMR MBA Admission 2019

The last date for the candidates who reside in India can fill the application form until 23rd November 2018. On the other hand, for the candidates who reside outside the country can fill the application form until 31st January 2019.

PI Schedule for SPJIMR MBA admission 2019

    SPJIMR Mumbai has started the Personal Interview for PGDM admission from 15th January 2019. Below mentioned are the dates of PI in various cities across the country:

    Cities Interview  schedule
    Mumbai Phase I 15th-17th January 2019
    New Delhi 5th-8th February 2019
    Bengaluru 13th-15th February 2019
    Kolkata 13th-15th February 2019
    Mumbai Phase II 19th-22nd February 2019


    About the dream business school – SPJIMR Mumbai

    SPJIMR Mumbai is one of the most competent and top-ranked business schools in the country and is also the highly preferred place for the aspirants of XAT 2019 and CAT 2018 to pursue the courses of MBA or PGDM. This high-grade B-school has exclusive criteria and pattern of assessment for SPJIMR MBA Admission 2019 and it has also a number of specialization choices for the candidates in its kitty at the phase of application submission. SPJIMR aspirants possess the golden chance to go for two specializations while applying for the admission initially. The last date to submit the application for SPJIMR MBA admission 2019 is until 23rd November 2018.

    SPJIMR or SP Jain Institute of Management & Research Mumbai will consider the scores of CAT 2018 which was conducted by IIMs on 25th November 2018 and the score of XAT 2018 which was conducted by XLRI on 6th January 2019 and also the score of GMAT which is conducted by GMAC.

    The programme of PGDM at SPJIMR has constantly been in the list of the top ten in the country as assessed by Business Today, Outlook and Business World.

    Cut Offs of CAT 2018 and XAT 2019 for SPJIMR MBA admission 2019

    SPJIMR has also declared the overall and sectional cut off scores of CAT 2018, GMAT and XAT 2019. Thus, not only the score or overall percentile of CAT 2018 will be evaluated by SPJIMR to select the candidates for the final round but also the sectional scores of the exams will be considered for selecting the candidates.

    Exam name Section-1 name & cut off percentile Section-2 name & cut off percentile Section-3 name & cut off percentile Overall cut off percentile
    CAT 2017 VARC – 75 DILR – 75 Quant – 75 85
    XAT 2018 English & LR-75 Decision Making-75 Quant – 75 85
    GMAT Verbal- 75 Quant- 75 Integrated Reasoning- 6 (Score) 85


    The candidates who are seeking for the SPJIMR MBA Admission 2019 in SPJIMR on the basis of XAT 2019 or CAT 2018 will have to score at least 75 sectional percentile and 85 overall percentile in either of the two examinations.

    Examination Dates for CAT 2018 and XAT 2019

    Common Admission Test or CAT 2018 which is the door to the PGDM programmes in various business schools like MDI, IIMs, FMS, SPJIMR, etc. was conducted on 25th November 2018 in approximately 144 cities in India. 

    XAT 2019 was conducted on 6th January 2019 in about forty-seven cities across the country. It was conducted in one session and the mode of the exam was online. XAT 2019 was explicitly the first CBT or computer-based test if we flip the pages of XLRI history of XAT exam in last 60 years. 

    The candidates who are interested in taking admission to PGDM 2019 have to apply to SPJIMR until 23rd November 2018 and the Foreign National Candidates can fill the form until 31st January 2019.

    Application process for SPJIMR

    The candidates who are aspiring to get admission in PGDM 2019 at SPJIMR need to complete the registration online and submit the application form until 23rd November 2018 for Indian National Candidates can the candidates from overseas can fill the form until 31st January 2019.

    The application fee for SPJIMR MBA Admission 2019 is Rs. 1200/- and the payment can be made through debit card or credit card or net banking.

    Intake of students in SPJIMR

    The intake of students as Indian Nationals in PGDM 2019 batch at SPJIMR will be 240. On the other side, for PIO or OCI or foreign nationals, an additional 36 seats will be there. Thus, the overall intake of students for session 2018-20 will be 276.

    Fee structure of PGDM

    The fee of the PGDM session 2018-20 is still under revision. The PGDM programme fee for 2017-19 session was sixteen lakhs. This includes tuition fee, global fast track, basic hostel or accommodation. The cost of travel, visa, boarding, lodging, placement fee, insurance and incidentals for global fast track are not included in it.

    Selection Process for SPJIMR MBA Admission 2019

    The candidates are selected on the basis of their profiles. Not only this, but they are also supposed to fulfill the qualifying scores in minimum one of the entrance tests. The applicants are divided into two groups and they are Profile based and Profile-cum-score based group.

    Below-mentioned is some of the factors that are taken into consideration at the time of profile based election at SPJIMR:

    • How consistent and constant the academic record of the student is.
    • The relevant work experience is required for the specialization
    • The candidate should have versatility and other achievements in the kitty.

    Early interviews are more comfortable for the students because it does not merge with other interview opportunities during the whole season of admissions. For the Institute, it gives the chance to run smooth interviews and make sure that the interview procedure remains undisturbed even if there is a large number of interviews scheduled.

    The shortlisting process at SPJIMR assesses not only the sharp acumen and intellect of the candidates in terms of academics but also measure the work experience, emotional readiness, aptitude, extra-curricular activities, leadership quality, passion, enthusiasm and other attributes that are suitable for the institute’s objective.

    Eligibility criteria for SPJIMR

    Declaring the eligibility criteria to appear for PGDM 2018-20, SPJIMR quotes that the candidate needs to have a robust and consistent background in academics. The candidates need to hold a Bachelor’s degree (10+2+3) with minimum marks of 50% in aggregate in any stream from the reputed university or equivalent CGPA score in any discipline from the acclaimed university. The students who are in the final year of graduation can also appear for this exam. Be it CAT, GMAT or XAT, all the scores are considered in SPJIMR. There is not the compulsion of any work experience for this programme. Thus, those who are fresher and simply graduate and those with 5 years of work experience, both the candidates can apply for this exam.

    SPJIMR Placement Record

    The placement record of SPJIMR Mumbai is pretty high and thus a large number of top-class recruiters participates in the placement process every year. The placement process in the year 2017 in SPJIMR Mumbai was highly successful. The average Salary offered in placement 2017 has gone up to Rs. 21 lakhs whereas the range of highest salary was Rs.39.50 lakhs.

    The list of top recruiters at SPJIMR Mumbai includes TAS, Texas Instruments, Deloitte, Pernod Ricard, Accenture Strategy, Sony Music, Mahindra GMC, Siemens, HUL, Heinz, P&G, Amway, Microsoft, Samsung, PwC-PRTM, DSP BlackRock, Axis Bank, SAP, JM Financial, LinkedIn, Goldman Sachs, HCL Infosystems, Reckitt Benckiser, Directi, General Mills, MCX, ITC, ICICI Prudential, Johnson & Johnson, DBS Bank, GEP, Samara Capital, Miebach Consulting, Investec etc.

    A piece of advice for the eligible candidates – start preparing for SPJIMR from today itself as the placement record and the courses are quite appreciable. The high score in this exam will definitely take you to the great career path.


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