SPJIMR – SP Jain Institute of Management & Research

26 Jun, 2015

SP Jain institute of Management and Research SPJIMR sits on a 45 acre campus in the western suburbs of Andheri in Mumbai and is one of Asia’s finest business schools. The annual intake of the institute is about 700 students under various programmes and it has persistently built on its unique strength of imparting high quality management education through pedagogic innovations, encouraging business academia interface and also emphasizing on its twin objective of Influencing Practice and Promoting Value based growth. SPJMIR has built the reputation of offering unique, purposeful and relevant programs that meets societal needs.


SP Jain Institute of Management & Research Application 2015-2016

SPJIMR looks at 3 basic dimensions of a candidate i.e the candidate’s academic profile, the candidates professional development and goals and the candidates personal qualities while considering a particular candidate for admission. Under the academic profile they look at all the academic experiences in order to gauge the candidate’s ability to succeed at PGEMP, also the candidates past academic performance and the intellectual curiosity the candidate demonstrates are important variables during consideration for admissions.


The next dimension is that of personal development and goals under which they pay significant attention to the length of time spent in a management role, progression in job responsibilities and total work experience, how the candidate has distinguished themselves professionally. The type of job is not the only criteria that solely matters but more weightage is given on what the candidate has taken back from it and what have they contributed to the industry. Under the dimension of personal qualities they look for evidence of leadership qualities such as ethics, integrity, self-motivation, empathy, communication skills and personal style. They also seek to know if the candidate has changed themselves and how, how has the candidate stretched beyond their comfort zone, how have they affected change in the organization and what meaningful lessons has the client learnt from success and failures. Also they pay specific attention to extracurricular activities and accomplishments as it makes a person well-rounded, engaged and wanting to make a difference in their environment.

Eligibility For Admission

The criteria for eligibility into this course are working executives who are graduates (10+2+3) who have a minimum of 5 years of work experience after graduation are eligible to apply.

SP Jain Institute of Management & Research Application process

To make an application the candidate has to submit the following documents:

Sponsorship letter from the employers of the candidate in the format that’s given on the last page of the application form( its mandatory even if the applicant is self-funded)
True copies of graduation marksheet, post graduation marksheet(as applicable) and professional course certificate.
A local cheque /DD/PO for 1200/- in favour of S.P Jain Institute of Management and Research as application fee

The above mentioned have to be sent to

Admission in charge
Executive Education Centre
4th Floor, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s
S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research,
Munshi Nagar, Dadabhai Road,
Andheri West, Mumbai – 400 058,

After the closing of the application dates the applicant will be informed via email about the date of selection process by PGEMP office

SP Jain Institute of Management & Research Selection process

The selection process takes around half a day and is held at Mumbai Campus and comprises of the personal interview which attempts to assess whether the candidate is able to own up the learning process and invest in extra hard work through the process of self-motivation. Following which they have the group discussion, IQ and psychometric tests after which the shortlisted candidates go through a group interview. For applicants of partner companies the process is coordinated through the respective HR department.


The merit list that then is generated is based on a composite score which comprises of the academic record, entrance test scores, relevance of work experience and performance in the two rounds of group interviews.

Qualifying criteria

The candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their profiles. The candidates are required to meet the

Qualifying criteria in the entrance exams as indicated below

Qualifying criteria CAT 2013 XAT 2014 GMAT
OveraII Qualifying Score 85 percentile 85 percentile 650
Sectional qualifying score 70 percentile 70 percentile
Chekpoint: Shortlists
First shortlist (profile based only)declared December 18, 2014
Second shortlist (profile-cum-score based) Around mid-January 2015
Third shortlist (profile-cum-score based) Around end-January 2015
Checkpoint: Qualifying Scores
CAT: Overall cut-off 85 percentile with a sectional cut-off of 70 percentile
GMAT: Overall cut-off score 650
XAT: Overall cut-off 85 percentile with a sectional cut-off of 70 percentile


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