Life at SJMSOM - Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management (SJMSOM), IIT Bombay is among the top 5 B-schools in the country, according to NIRF Ranking 2018. SJMSOM is an academic unit of IIT Bombay that has a distinct place for itself as a national and international Business School. SJMSOM offers a flagship programme- Master of Management Programme along with Executive MBA programme jointly with Washington University, USA. IIT Bombay is one of the top institutes in India for major fields including Engineering, Management, Research and Training.
The premier institute is a top pick not only among engineering aspirants but also among management students. But what else attracts aspirants to SJMSOM, apart from the fact that it is among the top B-schools in the country? Campus life is another major element considered when selecting a B-school. You would want to know how you are going to spend 365 days or even more at a business school like SJMSOM.
Let us take a look into the life at SJMSOM:
SJMSOM campus is located in the suburbs of Mumbai that makes it accessible for major companies, with hills on one side and a lake on the other. The B-schools’ neighbourhood is power-packed with leading B-schools such as NITIE and SPJIMR. Life at SJMSOM, IIT Bombay is going to be surrounded by the natural dense forest, lakes and away from the city life that is ideal to foster leadership qualities for tomorrow. Campus life at SJMSOM is not only rich in Flora and Fauna but also a pool of smartest minds in the country with knowledge and passion to share. As you become a part of SJMSOM, you will realize how the B-school offers the opportunity to each one of you to hone your skills and come out stronger in the long run.
If you doubt whether SJMSOM has an active nightlife, you are in for a treat. Life at SJMSM starts at night where miracles happen at 12 am. You will experience this life once you become a part of the campus life at SJMSOM. So what is it exactly about the nightlife at SJMSOM that many college students feel deprived of? Night is when SJMSOM students hustle the most. Assignments are usually completed in the wee hour that is usually when you will find time to work after class, to meet the mid-night deadlines. Apart from assignments, you will also be working on your CV, discussing what next to do in the club meetings, and not to forget the late-night visit to the canteens. Worried how you will cope up? Well, you need not; life at SJMSOM will help you achieve these underrated skills.
SJMSOM campus is a town in itself, yet you will feel the closeness and bonding between the faculty and students. Also, you will be glad to know that the batch size at SJMSOM is impressive that gives a better teacher-student ratio, unlike other B-schools. With about 108 students in a batch, you will feel the essence of a close-knit family, an essence of not having to compete in an extreme environment. The small batch has its own advantage, one such in case of placements. While other B-schools fall short of the faculty-student ratio due to the intakes over 400 in a single batch, the scenario is completely different at SJMSOM. In simple terms, the number of students is less at SJMSOM but with feasible faculty strength. This way you will not feel a part of the crowd, yet have access to the best life at SJMSOM.
Campus life at SJMSOM is not confined to the classrooms. In order to encourage peer learning and oneness, the B-school hosts some of the finest activities and fests that the B-school era has ever witnessed. Some of the biggest cultural events such as Techfest and Mood- Indigo take place at SJMSOM. You may have heard of these fests, but have you ever heard of what it takes to be on the side of such fests? How the events are organized? Months and months of budgeting, teamwork, publicity and interactions with sponsors is what it takes to create such grand scale events. This is what you will learn by being a part of the campus life at SJMSOM. Business feats, cultural events, E-summit and other such activities keep the SJMSOM pot boiling. No wonder, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay is one of the most happening B-schools in the country.
Soon you will be a part of the SJMSOM, IIT Bombay ecosystem, and it is for you to embrace the life at SJMSOM and make it a memorable one.
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