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SP Jain Institute of Management and Research PGDM 2018

SPJIMR Entrance Exam 2018

The SP Jain Institute of Management & Research offers Post Graduate Diploma in Management ( PGDM ) is a Two – Year, Full Time, Residential Program and Postgraduate Program in Management ( PGPM ) is an 11 – months full time residential programs with four months online learning as a pre foundation before joining the course. The SPJIMR PGDM Program offers specializations in Finance, Operations, Marketing and Information Management and is ranked among the top ten in the country. The emphasis of the programs is to develop in the candidate the ability to translate theory into practice.

It aims at promoting an inquiring & analytical mind, which proactively seeks the right knowledge, acquires the appropriate skills and promotes the right attitude to develop capabilities needed to manage enterprises in the twenty – first century.

SP JIMR PGDM Entrance Exam 2018

SP Jain Institute of Management and Research PGDM 2018 :

SP Jain Institute of Management & Research invites applications from eligible candidates for admission into Two year full time Post Graduate Diploma in Management ( PGDM ), through CAT 2017 / XAT 2018 Entrance Scores for the academic session 2018 – 2020.

Specialization :

  • Finance 
  • Information Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations

Total Seats :

The intake of the PGDM program is 240. An additional 36 seats have been sanctioned for PIO / OCI and Foreign Nationals. The maximum total intake of the program is up to 276 seats.

SPJIMR PGDM 2018 Eligibility

Applicant must possess a strong and consistent academic background. Performance in 10th grade, 12th grade and every year of graduation are considered in the selection process.

10th Grade & 12th Grade :

  • An aggregate of all subjects mentioned on the mark sheet will be considered
  • This is irrespective of whether the Institute / Board takes it into consideration or not while calculating the final percentage.
  • If a Board awards grades / grade points, a conversion factor for the same needs to be furnished

Graduation :

Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s Degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA awarded by any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the central or state legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.

The bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling ( 10+2 ) or equivalent. The percentage obtained by the candidate in the bachelor’s degree would be based on the practice followed by the institution / university from where the candidate has obtained the degree.

The degree should be awarded by a college / institute / university which is been recognized by the Association of Indian Universities ( AIU ).

Applicants in the last year of degree and those who have completed the degree but are awaiting results can also apply. The applicant should have obtained 50% marks or equivalent in the latest exam that has been completed. In such a case, applicants must provide a provisional certificate from the Principal / Registrar of his / her institute / college stating that he / she has appeared for all the exams and has completed all the obligations required to obtain the degree.

Such applicants, if selected, have to provide the degree awarded by the University latest by 31th December, 2018 until which the registration will be considered as provisional. The registration to the program will stand cancelled if the applicant fails to submit the degree by 31st December, 2018.

If the applicants have undergone / completed an integrated master’s degree or dual degree directly after their 12th / HSC, the percentage of marks obtained as per their institute / university norms, which is considered as equivalent to bachelor’s degree will be considered.

If the institute provides grades / CGPA instead of marks, a conversion of the same is mandatory. If no conversion is available / provided, then a percentage would be calculated by dividing the CGPA obtained to the total CGPA and multiplying the result by 100.

For the applicants who are awaiting their final results of the bachelor’s degree, available marks of the previous semesters / years would be considered for calculating graduation percentage.

For applicants who do not have a bachelor’s degree but have completed their CA / ICWA / CS, an aggregate of the Inter and Final marks will be taken into consideration.

SPJIMR PGDM 2018 Application Form

To apply for the PGDM program, applicants must fill the form on the online admissions portal : by 24th November, 2017.

The Application processing fee is Rs. 1,200. This fee can be paid through credit card or net banking.

The last date to submit SPJIMR PGDM Application is 24th November, 2017.

Participants need to opt for two specializations at the time of application. Naming two options at this stage means aspirants who are not shortlisted for the first option will be considered for the second option. The outcome of the first option will have no bearing on the process for considering the applicant for the second option.

SPJIMR PGDM 2018 Selection Process

The applicants are shortlisted on the basis of their profiles. They are also expected to meet the qualifying scores in at least one of the entrance exams. The profiles are scored and the applicants are sorted into two groups : Profile based and Profile cum score based.

Shortlists – Interviews

Applicants shortlisted in the first list are called for an early interview. The shortlist is based on their profile considering the following factors 

  • Consistency of academic record
  • Relevance of work experience for the specialization
  • Versatility & achievements

Early interviews are convenient for students because it avoids overlapping with other interview calls during the admissions season. To the Institute, it gives an opportunity to stagger interviews and ensure that the interview process remains robust even though numbers being interviewed are large.

Second Phase Shortlists

This phase is held after the availability of entrance test scores. Applicants in this phase are called for interviews on basis of their profile as given above, along with their performance in the entrance tests.

Selection List

The selection list is based on a composite score, which takes into account the applicant’s profile, academic record, entrance test scores ( CAT / XAT / GMAT ), relevance of work experience ( if any ) and performance in the two rounds of group interviews.

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SPJIMR PGDM 2018 Important Dates

Important Dates
SPJIMR PGDM 2017 Application Forms available Online3rd week of September
Last date for SPJIMR PGDM 2017 Application Form 24th November, 2017 ( Tentative )
Interviews Dates
Mumbai Phase 122nd< January, 2018 ( Monday ) – 25th January, 2018 ( Thursday )
Delhi6th February, 2018 ( Tuesday ) – 9th February, 2018 ( Friday )
 Bengaluru14th February, 2018 ( Wednesday ) - 16th February, 2018 ( Friday )
Kolkata14th February, 2018 ( Wednesday ) - 16th February, 2018 ( Friday )
Mumbai Phase 220th February, 2018 ( Tuesday ) - 23rd February, 2018 ( Friday )

Contact Details :

S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research,
Munshi Nagar,
Dadabhai Road, Andheri ( w ),
Mumbai – 400 058, India,
Telephone No. : +91 – 22 – 2623 7454 | 26230396 | 26232401,
Fax No. : +91 – 22 – 26237042,
Email :,
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