KJ Somaiya Institute Of Management Studies and Research

KJ Somaiya Institute Of Management Studies and Research is located in Somaiya Vidyavihar Mumbai and is popularly known as KJ SIMSR and is consistently rated amongst the top 15 B-Schools in India and Businessworld-Synovate rated the institute to be amongst the top 10 B-Schools in India. It is known for its two year full time PGDM programme and the seats for it are most sought after by students as admission to this college is equivalent to a stepping stone on the path of a bright professional career.

All the details of the admission process are given below and are broken down into a step by step format for your benefit. If there is any confusion the candidates can visit the official website.

KJ Somaiya Institute Of Management Studies and Research Admission 2015-2016

The admission process takes place in 4 different stages the breakup is given below.

KJ Somaiya Institute Of Management Studies and Research Eligibility

Those4 students who have completed a minimum of three years graduate program in any discipline and scored a minimum of 50% aggregate marks from a recognized university by the AIU and UGC approved by AICTE and having a work experience of minimum of 5 years after graduation are eligible to apply for the course.

KJ Somaiya Institute Of Management Studies and Research Form Fees

The application fees are non-refundable

  • One Course the fee is2050/-
  • Two Courses the fee is2550/-
  • Three Courses and above the Fee is Rs.3050/-


Online transaction:

For the payment of application fees online the candidate has to select credit/Debit card and if the transaction is successfully complete and yet the application form is not generated after clicking the Submit button then the candidates does not have to pay again instead write an email to the college via admission.simsr@somaiya.edu  Subject line – Online Payment Successful but form no not generated  with the details like Name of the Candidate, Transaction No, Date & time and Amount and they will respond within 48n hours.

Demand Draft:

The DD has to be made in Favour of “K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studeoies and Research , payable at Mumbai”

KJ Somaiya Institute Of Management Studies and Research Selection Criteria

The admission takes place in 4 different stages that’s given below:

Stage 1: the candidate has to appear for any or all of the qualifying admission test: CAT, CMAT, GMAT and fill up Somaiya Application form.

Stage 2: Internal Process: The shortlisting of candidates is based on the scores of the above test and the names of shortlisted candidates who will go through the admission process will be displayed on the website.

Stage 3: Written case analysis and personal Interview:

Those students who are shortlisted have to appear for a written casde3 analysis and also an in depth personal interview which may also be inclusive of an extempore presentation. Those who are called for this will have to also submit their statement of purpose that’s handwritten.

Stage 4:

Those who have been selected will be informed via the merit list and will be issued a provisional letter of admission.

Do note that the appearance for the Qualifying test is mandatory and the selection will be based on the score and other parameters as well. The breakup is given below.

Selection Parameters:
Qualifying Exams(CMAT/ GMAT/ CAT / XAT / ATMA/MAT ) 40%
Statement of purpose 05%
Case Analysis(Written) 10%
Personal Interaction
Extempore 15%
Personal Interview 15%
Past Academic record (Table 2) 10%
Outstanding Achievements (Table 3) 05%

The last date to apply for the said program is Friday, 17th July, 2015 till 5.00 p.m.and eligible candidates will be called for an interview in the first half of August.

KJ Somaiya Institute Of Management Studies and Research Cutoffs

The cutoff figures for CAT and CMAT is around 90+ percentile and it has recently started accepting XAT scores tool whose estimated cutoff is around 90+ percentile.

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